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12-05-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,146
Posted By unterhausen

The first words that come to mind are "oh ... my...

The first words that come to mind are "oh ... my ... god." At least I see why they drilled all the way through the tube.

Assuming the tube isn't cracked, I would probably braze a patch over all 4...
08-26-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,603
Posted By sweeks

Water is denser than diesel fuel, so it sinks to...

Water is denser than diesel fuel, so it sinks to the bottom. The two liquids are immiscible. I'd guess there was some water in the chain when it went into the container.
08-15-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Fairlane63

What our grandparents called summer. Now its...

What our grandparents called summer. Now its called global warming..
07-05-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By mpetry912

So you'd take a collector grade new in package...

So you'd take a collector grade new in package Regina chain and run it on a shaggy dog worn FW like that ?

as you've discovered it won't shift worth a darn and you'll just wear out your chain
...
05-13-23, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By repechage

I would be confirming wheel dish and fork...

I would be confirming wheel dish and fork alignment.
I would not attempt a bigger tire.
05-03-23, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By SurferRosa

Seriously. If that bike can't sell in Anywhere,...

Seriously. If that bike can't sell in Anywhere, CA at $600, I'm in trouble with my next flip.
Replies: 35
Views: 1,452
Posted By Clang

It's been on the market for a day and they...

It's been on the market for a day and they dropped the price $50 to $450. Let it sit on the market for a while. If it sells to someone else, fine- it wasn't meant to be. If it lingers and drops...
03-23-23, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://tse2.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.-9KK8eb73djA911...

https://tse2.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.-9KK8eb73djA911vg8twxAHaGW&pid=Api&P=0
03-13-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By SurferRosa

Will Sapim 18mm nipples correct your erd error?

Will Sapim 18mm nipples correct your erd error?
03-03-23, 01:35 PM
02-10-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Kontact

Overinflate it for a few days. It might stretch...

Overinflate it for a few days. It might stretch into a more usable shape.

Consider a thinner rim strip.
01-24-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By alcjphil

That bar does not fit that stem. I can see...

That bar does not fit that stem. I can see daylight between the bar and stem. That is a dangerous failure possibility
12-24-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By merziac

I'm thinking you should just get on with it,...

I'm thinking you should just get on with it, Merry Christmas. ;)
12-08-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By Roger M

Could be camera angle, but that fork looks...

Could be camera angle, but that fork looks questionable.
12-01-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,601
Posted By smd4

DON'T FILE YOUR BIKE! Sheesh! Just use the tires...

DON'T FILE YOUR BIKE! Sheesh! Just use the tires that God meant this bike to have. Buy a different bike if this one is too uncomfortable for you.
11-04-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By smontanaro

What about condescending wankers with cash?

What about condescending wankers with cash?
10-21-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By WGB

Posted 8hr ago - in Denver so probably gone but...

Posted 8hr ago - in Denver so probably gone but good deal if there.

​​​​​​https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/golden-bridgestone-road-bike-60-cm/7548414424.html
​​​​​​Bridgestone Road Bike 60 cm...
10-15-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,596
Posted By TimmyT

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome,...

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome, but it has bad paint. It is from the late 1950s/early 1960s. No forged dropouts. Reasonably light.
...
09-04-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Drillium Dude

This will get you where you want to be for now....

This will get you where you want to be for now. Just keep an active watch for the correct one (which should be fully-chromed, too). Over time, one will pop up - they always do. Then you can either...
08-27-22, 02:13 PM
08-10-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,593
Posted By Lbxpdx

The 23 hurt. It pressed on my taint. Plus I...

The 23 hurt. It pressed on my taint. Plus I bought this while on vacation, so Im nowhere near the bike. The 23 was only a few dollars less and nowhere in as good of condition.
08-05-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,187
Posted By smd4

Six foot two?? With long legs?? Sorry. In my...

Six foot two?? With long legs??

Sorry. In my opinion...that frame is WAY TOO SMALL for you!

And the seatpost is on my side.
07-28-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,324
Posted By smd4

Happily, I didn't have to look far. And no need...

Happily, I didn't have to look far. And no need to scream.
07-20-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,693
Posted By shoota

You don't need to change the fork, that's crazy...

You don't need to change the fork, that's crazy talk.
06-01-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By soyabean

When I fix a bikes that have seized adjusters, I...

When I fix a bikes that have seized adjusters, I simply re-do the cable at the derailler, and I am always spot on with perfect shifting, without need to touch an adjuster, working or seized.

In...
05-26-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,180
Posted By Koyote

I'd be willing to bet that your weight and power...

I'd be willing to bet that your weight and power output have absolutely nothing to do with your problem.
05-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,186
Posted By spelger

Really, I don't know what your problem is...you...

Really, I don't know what your problem is...you have iron hands, just grab that thing and crank away. ;)
05-10-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,658
Posted By smd4

You should expect prompt communication from...

You should expect prompt communication from sellers. If you don't get that--move on.
04-29-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,683
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

To the bolded- Many carbon fork brands want the...

To the bolded- Many carbon fork brands want the top of the steerer to slightly extend above the top of the stem, to insure that the stem is clamping completely on the steerer far enough from the end...
04-25-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By bboy314

I would add that the quality and construction of...

I would add that the quality and construction of the components is also a huge shortcoming of these bikes, and thats why many are suggesting that trying to alter them for better performance is a...
04-22-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By philpeugeot

Mafac Racer Brakes NOS/NIB - $150 (palo...

Mafac Racer Brakes NOS/NIB - $150 (palo alto)https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop/d/palo-alto-mafac-racer-brakes-nos-nib/7474324753.html...
04-13-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By Aerzon

Based on one reply here and the look of the...

Based on one reply here and the look of the pedal, is it safe to assume I would be okay to forgo the cleats and just use them as standard clip & strap pedals?
04-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,657
Posted By smontanaro

An order from Framebuilder's Supply (the Nikko...

An order from Framebuilder's Supply (the Nikko lugs are from Doug Fattic). Dropouts are still en route. It's a start...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51976015145_043000938a_c.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,373
Posted By Koyote

Sure, okay. But your arms shouldn't be bearing so...

Sure, okay. But your arms shouldn't be bearing so much weight that you need to lift weights to make it work.
03-08-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,942
Posted By Classtime

Go buy this:...

Go buy this: https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/d/saint-petersburg-panasonic-pro-touring/7453769870.html
I bet the top tube is relatively short for a 63 and that 63 might be Center to Top. ...
03-03-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... You'll have to be careful that you...

Hmmm...
You'll have to be careful that you don't mess up the folding. Some of the larger internal gear hubs are even 135mm spacing.

Whatever you do, also make sure you realign the dropouts after...
02-20-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,251
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think the group that's populated this forum...

I think the group that's populated this forum since I've been here has mostly been "pro (sort of) level top tube, non-OS tubed, respectful of old bikes in general. Pretty much." Additionally, I...
01-08-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,194
Posted By cxwrench

Wrong.

Wrong.
01-04-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 882,400
Posted By Topless68

Another non-bike related wrenching...

Another non-bike related wrenching session....driving sim rig for my son (and me :thumb:) junkyard seat, and only about $25 worth of lumber. made it in 2 pieces so it'd fit through the door...
12-08-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,801
Posted By GordonP

Thanks for the links for the Kool-Stop brake...

Thanks for the links for the Kool-Stop brake pads, unfortunately they have no stock. I did find a shop in Halifax, Nova Scotia that have the Jagwire Basics in black rubber for $5.99 plus 15% off and...
11-22-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By JohnDThompson

Epoxy a sacrificial Allen key to the bolt and use...

Epoxy a sacrificial Allen key to the bolt and use it to remove the bolt.
11-21-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 82,636
Views: 13,916,635
Posted By hose

Can we ban Facebook links?

Can we ban Facebook links?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,979
Posted By Andy Somnifac

You may not want a rep as a sketchy ride partner,...

You may not want a rep as a sketchy ride partner, but if your chain has fallen off multiple times lately, I hate to tell you: You're a sketchy ride partner.
11-14-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By xiaoman1

Good Idea...if you have enough wall to hang stuff...

Good Idea...if you have enough wall to hang stuff on. :innocent:
Best, Ben
11-13-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,192
Posted By John E

Both of my BB creaks were due to frame cracks --...

Both of my BB creaks were due to frame cracks -- Nishiki Competition on the BB shell's seat tube lug, UO-8 on the right chainstay between the chainring and tire clearance dimples.
11-13-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,935
Posted By SurferRosa

Too many nice bikes lose their original paint...

Too many nice bikes lose their original paint because of a few scratches.
11-12-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,663
Posted By Doug Fattic

As a frame builder, I would want to check the...

As a frame builder, I would want to check the alignment accuracy of the front triangle as a reference to whether the rear triangle is off any before doing any alterations on the dropouts. If the rear...
11-08-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,670
Posted By Davet

Italian threaded bottom bracket? The drive side...

Italian threaded bottom bracket? The drive side threads seem to be righty-tighty
11-05-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By andrewclaus

I've heard the older closed cam skewers have...

I've heard the older closed cam skewers have better leverage than the open-cam type. Switching to an older skewer helped me with the exact same problem. And I used real shop tools for my dropout...
11-02-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,302
Posted By cxwrench

One screwed in fine and the other was a massive...

One screwed in fine and the other was a massive effort...and you didn't think that was somehow weird?
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