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Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 123
Posted By squirtdad

That stat sound solid.....yelling kids, other...

That stat sound solid.....yelling kids, other drivers, running late, too much or not enough coffee, cell phone text/calls. Add kids being kids when walking, biking and it is the perfect storm.
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Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 123
Posted By squirtdad

First Day of school back zoo

Yesterday was first day back to school in my area.

In a 5 mile commute I go by 6 schools, 4 stop signs and 7 stoplights

I have not seen some many clueless parents in Yukons, Suburbans,...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By squirtdad

I take the direct route into work 5 mles but...

I take the direct route into work 5 mles but long route home (8 to 14 miles depending on a bunch of things 12 avg)
08-17-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By squirtdad

you forgot the part about as a favor you will...

you forgot the part about as a favor you will take all of OP's old bikes, tools ,etc , all the have to do is pack and ship to you
08-17-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By squirtdad

I don't see this for my self, but have learned...

I don't see this for my self, but have learned to never say never....starting to get some arthritis in the hands......not getting older, but am getting less young
08-16-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

did a little searching....I was curious ...

did a little searching....I was curious

Strong Bicycles is still in business, but winding down taking last orders....... I hope Dave Kirk doesn't get any ideas from this

I found a 2018...
08-16-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By squirtdad

Pics would be a huge help :)

Pics would be a huge help :)
08-15-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

that is very nice :)

that is very nice :)
08-15-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By squirtdad

has anyone checked the derailler hanger...

has anyone checked the derailler hanger allignment?
08-15-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By squirtdad

not ins this case you will get about a billion...

not ins this case you will get about a billion opinions, from possom fat to 30 year old aged white lithium :)

I prefer Phil's Waterproof. Unless you have lots and lots of bikes and wheel a tube...
08-15-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By squirtdad

San jose Area Cupertino bike shop (closing...

San jose Area

Cupertino bike shop (closing so hard to say what the stock level is)

Slough's ....bit of a trip, owner likes Bianchi carbon, but has tons of parts etc for C&V from the...
08-15-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,118
Posted By squirtdad

here is a longish but fun writeup on metal...

here is a longish but fun writeup on metal differences 753 vs 953 753 vs. 953 | Kirk Frameworks (http://kirkframeworks.com/2021/09/23/753-vs-953/)
08-15-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 869
Posted By squirtdad

650b are around if you look (currently sold out...

650b are around if you look (currently sold out here but as an example) https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=122_366&products_id=6367

edit: added I would suggest...
08-15-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 481
Posted By squirtdad

why? won't it fit under the top tube or using...

why? won't it fit under the top tube or using the pump holder you have on the seat tube. I don't like look...my problem not yours

but you will surely die if you don't trim the excess brake cable
08-14-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,280
Posted By squirtdad

I like these guys ...

I like these guys https://www.wheelbuildingparts.com/
08-12-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 288,960
Posted By squirtdad

doesn't that prove it the tire is guilty of...

doesn't that prove it the tire is guilty of witchrcraft or not?
08-12-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 436
Posted By squirtdad

A good repair stand is the best tool decision I...

A good repair stand is the best tool decision I have made over the years. Mine in an older park P....someting 10, it folds, is is super stable for any maintenance that you can do.

big fan of...
08-12-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By squirtdad

so you are saying you won't bike at 40 below ????...

so you are saying you won't bike at 40 below ???? (which for us usa types is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit.....i.e damn cold.....I grew up in montana so close to the canadian border watched...
08-11-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,118
Posted By squirtdad

Buy parts likely to wear or break and that will...

Buy parts likely to wear or break and that will be be hard to find and stash them...like your alloy carrier 9 speed cassette. I am doing this with ultegra r8000 for a future, really nice build
08-11-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,118
Posted By squirtdad

How are you planning to use the bike? do you...

How are you planning to use the bike?

do you really want disc?
do you like the 1x setup
are you good with 27.5 wheels (come standard)
do you need attachment points.... commuting,...
08-10-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By squirtdad

LOL, my Dr. gave me the the Dr. Neal Barnard...

LOL, my Dr. gave me the the Dr. Neal Barnard book. I had to try something, and so far it has been pretty easy, kind of surprising to me how easy I fell into it. I like to cook so it has become...
08-10-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By squirtdad

I credit my dislike for gin on having got totally...

I credit my dislike for gin on having got totally plastered for the first time on a base of Gin and Dr. Pepper (yes I was a dumb teenager)

as for the vegan thing, I kinda fell into a mostly vegan...
08-10-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By squirtdad

Ed litton...

Ed litton (http://classicrendezvous.com/USA/Ed_Litton.htm)
08-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By squirtdad

pretty bike no matter if the tubes were rolled,...

pretty bike no matter if the tubes were rolled, drilled, conjured by magic or furnished by an alien :)
08-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By squirtdad

forgot about ferret....would be fun to have a...

forgot about ferret....would be fun to have a ferret on a bike, but not in bike shorts
08-10-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By squirtdad

concur this is a cable stop, (sometimes...

concur this is a cable stop, (sometimes called divers helmet style) 99.99% will need to use a reduction ferrel
08-10-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By squirtdad

can you show a picture of the BB from...

can you show a picture of the BB from above.....are there metal guides there?
08-09-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By squirtdad

post pictures, impossible to give good input...

post pictures, impossible to give good input without info.
Underside of bottom bracket and overall pic of bottom bracket
"guide: near rear derailleur (typically bare cable runs from shifter...
08-09-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By squirtdad

any reason to not just use what is recommended by...

any reason to not just use what is recommended by the manufacturer? Yes more expensive, but less expensive than goofing up a hub with the wrong stuff, and unless there is a fleet of IGH's the cost...
08-08-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 532
Posted By squirtdad

spindle lengths are not something you can...

spindle lengths are not something you can calculate easily

each crankset has it's own requirement and these can vary wildly... is it for a double or a triple, is is for a road or MTB BB shell, ...
08-07-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,217
Posted By squirtdad

I can help with that I ever have first saturday...

I can help with that I ever have first saturday that is not booked....I have feeling I will just take over the last guy on the hill speciality
08-04-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By squirtdad

I make a distinction between pedal assist and...

I make a distinction between pedal assist and those with throttles. IMHO anything with a throttle is a motor cycle, whether it has pedals or not

It would seem to me to be pretty hard go too...
08-03-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By squirtdad

de rosa's have always been not easy to date...

de rosa's have always been not easy to date precisely

this seems to me to be repaint of an older frame, with incorrect decals. as this does not appear to be a nuevo classico

the nuevo classico...
08-03-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By squirtdad

got it, that clarifies, Pics might help ...

got it, that clarifies, Pics might help

is there any room left on the "braze on" to get a small round file and file down the 5mm ? I have done that when putting a 50/34 5800 cranset on an...
08-03-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 495
Posted By squirtdad

not a super good idea. forks for your bike were...

not a super good idea. forks for your bike were not designed for stress that disk puts on them, nor were dropouts and quick releases

there is a reason why disk has gone to thru axle

in general...
08-03-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By squirtdad

I would suggest all interested respond to the...

I would suggest all interested respond to the survey or email the people listed, Let them know the support out there

I suggested they could get some local montana rivalries in place like UM...
08-03-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,210
Posted By squirtdad

all right sir, I will stand down, maybe will...

all right sir, I will stand down, maybe will see if there are any cupertino bike shop bottles left...not the same as gugie bottle.

anyway you have starting list for your future merch empire...
08-03-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By squirtdad

you could dig out the old 35mm put some tri-x in...

you could dig out the old 35mm put some tri-x in and take pics and then send to a place like https://thedarkroom.com/about/ and get negative, prints and digital :)
I rehabbed my OM-1 (can't get...
08-03-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,255
Posted By squirtdad

yet frames end up being hugely different based on...

yet frames end up being hugely different based on the little details behind the curtains, some builders who may not have been the best brazers, produced frames that ride exceptionally well. Some...
08-03-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By squirtdad

Why the change? curious, not critical note...

Why the change? curious, not critical

note just changing bars and stem will not give a hybrid geometry

full disclosure: i find flat bars hurt my wrists. I am a big fan of drop bars for...
08-03-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By squirtdad

not sure I understand the why there is an issue...

not sure I understand the why there is an issue here, not saying there isn't but it does not make sense to me

ultegra r8000 routinely works with 50/34 cranks, so one would think it should...
08-02-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By squirtdad

nice....what year? I know the ride on my 84...

nice....what year?

I know the ride on my 84 team miyata with sanshin hubs, gel330 rims and not super high end challenge elite tubies in 25 mm, is simply magic, to bad they are a little light for...
08-02-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,210
Posted By squirtdad

well under the original thinking it was 8 at $50,...

well under the original thinking it was 8 at $50, this bit of reality hitting would be make it 20 at $50 and assuming these 20 bottle capitalists each got 4 bottles ($12.50 reach so not far from...
08-02-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,210
Posted By squirtdad

still time ;)

still time ;)
08-02-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,518
Posted By squirtdad

I got ultra lights in the 32mm. they will go on...

I got ultra lights in the 32mm. they will go on h+son archetype rims with white industries hubs (and just for fun am building a bullet proof tubie set of wheels with ambrosio nemesis rimbs, hope...
08-02-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,512
Posted By squirtdad

I have spread a nishki from 126 to 135 no...

I have spread a nishki from 126 to 135 no problems, using the sheldon 2x4 method

I had a shop that also builds frames spread a team Miyata from 126 to 130

ymmv
08-01-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,210
Posted By squirtdad

clear with black would be great and it should go...

clear with black would be great and it should go well with my build that is in long time process. Got nice king cages also
08-01-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,210
Posted By squirtdad

count of bottle capitalist is now 6 based on my...

count of bottle capitalist is now 6 based on my handwriting scratches on a sticky
08-01-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By squirtdad

Cino MMXXIII and beyond ???

I haven't seen this posted so I decided to, below is an email I got, it looks like Kalispell Montessori, is planning to keep Cino going

super good news

I would suggest feed back to show the...
08-01-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,255
Posted By squirtdad

I am pretty sure the really aero ones dave kirk...

I am pretty sure the really aero ones dave kirk did were for a show bike, that won awards. I know from following dave's work that a large percentage of the bikes he does are filet brazed, but not...
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