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09-23-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,417
Posted By seypat

I can hear the dualing banjos now...........and...

I can hear the dualing banjos now...........and the "Squeal like a pig." Or, "Spider caught a couple of flies."
09-23-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,417
Posted By seypat

Speaking of Delta brakes, beauty is definitely in...

Speaking of Delta brakes, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder. To me they look like a dude in overalls(from about mid spine) laying pipe to the mounting hole on the fork. Maybe that was...
09-23-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,417
Posted By seypat

I think there's a lot of BS, brand snobbery, etc...

I think there's a lot of BS, brand snobbery, etc out there in the C & V world. For instance, most of my bikes have friction bar end shifters. I've got them in Simplex, Campy, Suntour and Shimano. The...
09-23-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,417
Posted By seypat

On a side note, I've never understood the...

On a side note, I've never understood the obsession with having a matching group on a bike. Most of the actual racing bikes I have bought have had a Franken bike component mix. The last one had:...
09-23-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,417
Posted By seypat

Not in my experience. I'm strictly talking about...

Not in my experience. I'm strictly talking about Campy NR RDs. Give me any other RD please. In fact, if Simplex hadn't made the horrible decision with Delrin, they might still be around. At least...
09-22-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,625
Posted By seypat

Found It. ...

Found It.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1228794-july-1975-issue-bicycling-magazine-review-track-bikes-vuelta-d-espana.html
09-22-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,625
Posted By seypat

Do you have the second page so we can see how the...

Do you have the second page so we can see how the bikes compared?
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By seypat

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.

Forest Gump's favorite brand of bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,315
Posted By seypat

Microshift has something that will work.

Microshift has something that will work.
09-22-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By seypat

The suspense is killing me!

The suspense is killing me!
09-22-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By seypat

Possible Portugese bike brands I dug up. ...

Possible Portugese bike brands I dug up.

Orbita
Rodaplana
Velo Portugal, Santarem?
Salva Biclas (not likely)
Altis (a photo of Portugal's most famous cyclist has him sitting on a bike decked...
09-21-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By seypat

Going to search for the map someone posted with...

Going to search for the map someone posted with the bike brands by country. If Portugal is the current residence, it might be Spanish
09-21-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By seypat

The fork blades look out of alignment in pic 2.

The fork blades look out of alignment in pic 2.
09-21-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,228
Posted By seypat

Have we taken the wheel off and eyeballed it from...

Have we taken the wheel off and eyeballed it from the underside yet?
09-21-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By seypat

Since the fork is off, check and see if it has...

Since the fork is off, check and see if it has any kind of rifling similar to this.
...
09-21-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By seypat

Steel frame era frames also might have a pump peg...

Steel frame era frames also might have a pump peg knob on the back of the head tube. Where it's positioned will tell you the right size or one off. Same with the head tube decal. You can compare...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By seypat

That's what I thought, but the last part of the...

That's what I thought, but the last part of the last sentence alludes to changing pressure on the course during the event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By seypat

Le me make sure I'm reading this correctly. In an...

Le me make sure I'm reading this correctly. In an XC MTB race, a rider is going to jump off her/his bike and adjust the pressure in her/his tires as the conditions changes. Is that correct? Are we...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,353
Posted By seypat

Are we supposed to be waxing our cassette,...

Are we supposed to be waxing our cassette, chainrings and jockey wheels as well?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By seypat

Maybe. Or maybe I was thinking that the previous...

Maybe. Or maybe I was thinking that the previous post was about putting a tire pressure sensor on a bike trainer wheel like this. Stupid idea. Who knows? Either way, it wasn't about crowd funding. :D...
09-19-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 784
Posted By seypat

It could relate to the word free. If you...

It could relate to the word free. If you substitute the words paid or pay, you might find an app that does what you want.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By seypat

Then it would have to also be a compression...

Then it would have to also be a compression release. I don't think 2 wheelers are available with kickstarters anymore, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 577
Posted By seypat

I think a more useful gadget would be something...

I think a more useful gadget would be something that scans the route in front of you. It detects anything that is going to cause a flat and alerts you before it happens so you can take evasive...
09-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By seypat

It was definitely the OP's fault. He was baiting...

It was definitely the OP's fault. He was baiting the van just by being out on the road in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By seypat

As a 5'8" 200lbish rider, with that weight...

As a 5'8" 200lbish rider, with that weight somewhat concentrated, squishy feeling tires are not good. When you get out of the saddle to climb, most of that weight shifts(or at least feels like it)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By seypat

I agree. I thought his presentation was good....

I agree. I thought his presentation was good. Kind of felt like you were riding with him, then shooting the sh** in the parking lot afterwards talking tires.
09-16-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 795
Posted By seypat

If you have to get off and walk, it's a difficult...

If you have to get off and walk, it's a difficult hill.
09-16-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,105
Posted By seypat

I have a set of white Suntour Superbe chainrings...

I have a set of white Suntour Superbe chainrings that came on an Ironman I bought. :D
09-16-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,105
Posted By seypat

It also increased the wheelbase some. Look at the...

It also increased the wheelbase some. Look at the gaps between the DTs and the front tires.
09-16-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,105
Posted By seypat

What is strange is that the paint in the fork...

What is strange is that the paint in the fork crown matches the frame paint. The chrome fork has less bend at the bottom. Here is an original to compare. If I had to guess as to why the fork swap on...
09-16-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,105
Posted By seypat

Catalog scans. ...

Catalog scans.

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1989_Ltwt_16.html
09-16-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,105
Posted By seypat

Have you determined that the fork which will be...

Have you determined that the fork which will be cut down is the same length as the original fork that would have came with the 23" frame?(other than the longer steerer tube) I have a Tange 1 frame...
09-15-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By seypat

They need to get the facts straight/clear on the...

They need to get the facts straight/clear on the website. I bought 2 Ghost XL and checked before I purchased the cards.

https://us.driftinnovation.com/pages/faqs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By seypat

The dude looks like an axe swinging, height...

The dude looks like an axe swinging, height challenged person from the Hobbit in post #1
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By seypat

Please! :D https://youtu.be/2fEWAc85ed8

Please! :D

https://youtu.be/2fEWAc85ed8
09-15-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 606
Posted By seypat

I think the Drift Ghost products use Micro SDHC...

I think the Drift Ghost products use Micro SDHC cards. I don't know what the difference is. I'm guessing you tried the correct cards and no luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 962
Posted By seypat

That's what I run, even on my beach cruiser.

That's what I run, even on my beach cruiser.
09-15-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,185
Posted By seypat

I think magnesium is the way to go. ...

I think magnesium is the way to go.

https://www.amazon.com/Skadler-Magnesium-One-Piece-Applicable-Diameter/dp/B09HRJ6W6Y
09-14-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,185
Posted By seypat

I'd be POed also. Paying a premium price for a...

I'd be POed also. Paying a premium price for a private label product.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By seypat

Might as well discuss galvanic corrision. Is it a...

Might as well discuss galvanic corrision. Is it a problem with carbon stems/handlebars?
09-14-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 12,185
Posted By seypat

A lot of that goes on in many industries.

A lot of that goes on in many industries.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
Posted By seypat

The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has opened a...

The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has opened a separate store in my area to blow out old inventory. Deep discounts.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,241
Posted By seypat

As are Flying Elvises! ...

As are Flying Elvises!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW1kpbOz5Eo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,353
Posted By seypat

The thread keeps on giving. ...

The thread keeps on giving.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3eC35LoF4U
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,353
Posted By seypat

I've been impressed with how the WD-40 No Drip...

I've been impressed with how the WD-40 No Drip Gel Lube is working on my forklift mast chains. I'm going to give the roller chain lube a shot on the bicycles. We'll see how it goes. No telling how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,353
Posted By seypat

The longer the thread goes, the less likely I'll...

The longer the thread goes, the less likely I'll ever try waxing. I think the OP got his answer as to why it's not more popular.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,353
Posted By seypat

For those of us that haven't tried waxing, what...

For those of us that haven't tried waxing, what kind of a result is this? How close is it to a good job?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,241
Posted By seypat

The OP wanted to meet one of the Fantastic 4. She...

The OP wanted to meet one of the Fantastic 4. She even stated as much in her title. She gets her wish.
09-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 7,286
Posted By seypat

Motorboating can be fun.

Motorboating can be fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,241
Posted By seypat

Red Panda uses flat pedals when she rides her...

Red Panda uses flat pedals when she rides her unicycle. That should tell you how dangerous clipless is. :D
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