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12-09-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Silver Steve

Here's a XO-4 I used to own. Salsa woodchipper...

Here's a XO-4 I used to own. Salsa woodchipper bars and 700x38 tires with fenders for Chicago winter commuting....
12-09-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By RandolphCarter

It's a BMX stem. It originally had a black...

It's a BMX stem. It originally had a black crinkle finish and several layers of rattlecan paint on it:

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So I removed the spray...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By unterhausen

Doug, have you ever had the same problems with...

Doug, have you ever had the same problems with white paint? I have seen this with yellow bikes, especially powder coated ones. White powdercoat does the same thing.
OP's bike looks like it might be...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yellow is a weird and difficult color to paint. ...

Yellow is a weird and difficult color to paint. It runs away from sharp edges no matter how many coats are applied. It is possible that the right amount of paint was applied in this case with the...
12-09-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By SJX426

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https://live.staticflickr.com/5076/14249474943_56383b35c5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nHbhst)Suntour Superbe Pro_09 (https://flic.kr/p/nHbhst) on Flickr
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By 1989Pre

I should hope that the edges of the lugs do have...

I should hope that the edges of the lugs do have a thin coating of paint, rather than a thick layer that obscures the details.
i think the chance of moisture (either as gas or solid), entering...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-09-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By 1989Pre

Not brazed.., thermal bonded. Is it...

Not brazed.., thermal bonded.

Is it possible that moisture infiltrated from the cable housing entry at lug?
12-09-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By BTinNYC

A massage gun works wonders for my muscle pain. I...

A massage gun works wonders for my muscle pain. I use it for 30-40 minutes in the evenings after a hard workout. Makes the next day's work a lot easier.

Heck yes, Zwift and working out will help...
12-09-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By cudak888

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12-09-22, 12:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By cudak888

Some oldies: ...

Some oldies:

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12-09-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By Andrew_G

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12-08-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By geoffr

mine

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bought new in 93, my favorite bike
12-08-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My understanding of how barrel adjusters change...

My understanding of how barrel adjusters change their "setting" has nothing to do with vibration or the cable/housing pressure pressing on the adjuster/caliper. It's from the housing having a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,187
Posted By scottfsmith

Check out my new experiment of a poor-mans...

Check out my new experiment of a poor-mans version of taking off the chain and agitating it in hot wax. Yes that is Silca SS in the chain cleaner. Spin for a few seconds, let sit for a few minutes...
12-08-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By DiabloScott

Celine ...

Celine
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12-08-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob...
12-07-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 947
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://youtu.be/ujQ5WKvxhMs

​​​​​​https://youtu.be/ujQ5WKvxhMs
12-07-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 771
Posted By Desert Ryder

Alrighty....all done with surgery and been home...

Alrighty....all done with surgery and been home for a few hours.

Surprisingly, I have no pain yet.....I do have a hoarse voice though.

Thanks for all the well wishes.
12-07-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,619
Posted By steelbikeguy

Satbuilder's wheel truing stand photo reminded me...

Satbuilder's wheel truing stand photo reminded me of this photo....

...
12-07-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Andy_K

Stella Poketby if I'm not mistaken

Stella Poketby if I'm not mistaken
12-07-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob
12-07-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By gearbasher

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Bob
12-07-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob...
12-07-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,354
Posted By cyclezen

True that... Dark Chocolate is gonna be the...

True that... Dark Chocolate is gonna be the death of me...
LOL!
Yuri
12-07-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

grumpus has it right. The plastic piece sits at...

grumpus has it right. The plastic piece sits at the end of the spring that slips over the adjuster barrel. The piece's bumps than engage the der body's matching nibs to prevent unwanted rotation of...
12-07-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By grumpus

Cable adjuster detent.

Cable adjuster detent.
12-07-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,207
Posted By Ged117

This is a great tip. Did you find those locally...

This is a great tip. Did you find those locally at a hardware store?
12-07-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By northbend

I don't think I'd have the cajones to ride one of...

I don't think I'd have the cajones to ride one of those but man, that is cool.
12-07-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By Kabuki12

Very nice and in good shape for the age. Cool...

Very nice and in good shape for the age. Cool part of cycling history, thanks for sharing. There used to be a high wheeler out front of a small bike shop up north . After looking it over a few times...
12-07-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob
12-07-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob
12-07-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Roger M

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Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 14,187
Posted By DaveSSS

My drip wax is not like any product sold to the...

My drip wax is not like any product sold to the public. It has a water-like viscosity so it penetrates deeply. After the carrier solvent evaporates, only the wax and the lubricating oil that's in...
12-07-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 62,067
Posted By Oldsledz

One of my winter beaters, Univega Nuovo Turing. ...

One of my winter beaters, Univega Nuovo Turing.
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12-07-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By gearbasher

A.J. ...

A.J.
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12-07-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 402,277
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I'll play K Flay ...

I'll play

K Flay
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12-06-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 62,067
Posted By bertinjim

Re-appearing 4 years later with updated...

Re-appearing 4 years later with updated derailleur, stem and Berthoud bag.
...
12-06-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,049
Posted By SurferRosa

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits. ...

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits.

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12-06-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 476
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

For most all ders the B pivot, and it's spring if...

For most all ders the B pivot, and it's spring if any, really wants grease. Flushing out the old is only half the job. When I was a full time wrench in the Rust Belt I would have to disassemble,...
12-06-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

PSA I guess? Bone shaker content

In my smallish town there is one other guy interested in riding and tinkering on vintage bikes. We have swapped and bought from each other a few times over the years. Today we swapped a an English...
12-06-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 476
Posted By blinky

I like this guy's video - I go by his steps and...

I like this guy's video - I go by his steps and products .


Good One :How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain like a pro - YouTube
12-06-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By jadmt

I was talking about streetsurfer's and my bike....

I was talking about streetsurfer's and my bike. we both have xoxo's. yes velo orange and nitto both make 1' quill stems with removable face plates but
12-06-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By Iride01

They do. You just have to get a threadless...

They do. You just have to get a threadless adapter and a stem for a threadless steerer tube. Though I think I have seen some quill stems with a face plate to let you change bars easily without having...
12-06-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By Iride01

I like narrower drop bars. 38cm ideally. I rode...

I like narrower drop bars. 38cm ideally. I rode with 42 cm bars on my previous bike for 4 years and though it was okay, I seemed to feel too braced and bore more of the road forces. My new bike came...
12-05-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 533
Posted By Speedskater

In the Spring it's the saddle! No amount of...

In the Spring it's the saddle! No amount of stationary cycling can prepare your bottom for bumpy roads.
12-05-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By fabiofarelli

Non cycling related applications?

We celebrated Sinterklaas , the original Santa Claus from the Netherlands.
For adults it's the idea making a suprise, a funny package that's hiding simple cheap presents.
My son had to make a...
12-05-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 533
Posted By rydabent

Since going to a recumbent and trike, I have no...

Since going to a recumbent and trike, I have no contact point problems at all.
12-05-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 62,067
Posted By DQRider

Annual Shot of My Pashley Path Racer

Gotta post this:

https://i.imgur.com/6WrDlm5.png

The most distinctive ride I have. Just a single-speed with drum brakes, but the ride quality is indescribable. Think 2-wheeled Rolls Royce. My...
12-05-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 533
Posted By downtube42

Hands I can manage by moving them around. Hotfoot...

Hands I can manage by moving them around. Hotfoot I can address by loosening shoes or worst case unclipping and letting the foot hang for a moment. Low back pain after a long climb I can alleviate by...
12-05-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 533
Posted By rsbob

After I resolved the burning feet issue (see...

After I resolved the burning feet issue (see directly above posting) the next was getting a sore bum and especially the sit bones on 40+ mile rides. I saw a bike fitter and had all the positioning...
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