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08-10-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
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: 657
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: 229
Posted By squirtdad

Ed litton...

Ed litton (http://classicrendezvous.com/USA/Ed_Litton.htm)
08-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
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: 20
Views: 319
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: 20
Views: 319
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: 20
Views: 319
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: 20
Views: 319
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: 4
Views: 182
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: 496
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: 8,100
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: 429
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: 774
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: 274
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: 485
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: 241
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: 2,164
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: 234
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: 120
Views: 3,060
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: 8
Views: 200
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: 274
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: 234
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: 2,164
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: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

still time ;)

still time ;)
08-02-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,437
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: 1,436
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: 2,164
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: 2,164
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: 241
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: 120
Views: 3,060
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...
08-01-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

up to 4 bottle capitalists, need 4 more :)

up to 4 bottle capitalists, need 4 more :)
07-31-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,060
Posted By squirtdad

I would put dave kirk's fillet brazing up there...

I would put dave kirk's fillet brazing up there as good s or better than anybody else's
...
07-29-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

that makes 3, now need 5 more venture...

that makes 3, now need 5 more venture capitalists to help paint Gugie into a corner :)
07-29-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 652
Posted By squirtdad

shimano says use the grx derailler with the...

shimano says use the grx derailler with the crank, but of course they would https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/news/gravel-upgrades--mixing-and-matching-shimano-grx-and-road-compon.html
...
07-29-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By squirtdad

GP5000 28mm Cream side walls new

see the for sale in c&V https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1255927-gp5000-28mm-cream-side-walls-new.html

local deal $90 and I buy the first beer at Hapa's in San Jose
07-29-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By squirtdad

GP5000 28mm Cream side walls new

SOLD

for sale pair of Continental GP5000 cream wall in 28mm

$100 shipped via UPS Priority mail or meet me at Hapa's in San Jose $90 and I buy the first beer

they have been mounted and...
07-29-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By squirtdad

Why did my red star go away?

Hi I am a long term member, and paid years ago and had red star.

just tried to post is C&V for sale section and was not allowed and noticed my legacy paid was gone?

whats up?

thanks
07-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

As instigator, I would put in $50, as long as...

As instigator, I would put in $50, as long as Gugie got a really good design, take 10 and then gugie could start his empire or give excess to good cause. Just need 7 more people as crazy and each...
07-28-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By squirtdad

look to see if there is a park tool school near...

look to see if there is a park tool school near you https://www.parktool.com/en-us/park-tool-school

also places like REI often offer classes
07-27-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 809
Posted By squirtdad

walmart bike shop is part of the issue but...

walmart bike shop is part of the issue

but need details on tire, rim tape, wheel size, tube size etc, how hard to install (did yoy need tools), did you check for holes, were they all at the same...
07-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,008
Posted By squirtdad

and the crankset works well also I assume

and the crankset works well also I assume
07-27-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By squirtdad

man I did not even think about this, but it...

man I did not even think about this, but it certainly will happen
07-27-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,820
Posted By squirtdad

I hoed a lot of sugar beets in Montana, in fact...

I hoed a lot of sugar beets in Montana, in fact my high school team mascot was the sugarbeeter
...
07-27-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By squirtdad

why? nothing wrong with square tapers IME. ...

why? nothing wrong with square tapers IME.

yes BBR60 and modern cranks are nice, but nothin wrong with square taper (currently have bikes with square taper, one bike about to be moved to...
07-26-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By squirtdad

I am local, but too big for me, will be fun to...

I am local, but too big for me, will be fun to see what capnjonny does with it if he ends up with the build
07-26-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By squirtdad

complete agreement for tubes, velox is gold...

complete agreement for tubes, velox is gold standard
07-26-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

need the mtv video :)

need the mtv video :)
07-26-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,437
Posted By squirtdad

to add to the fun, regular or extra light tubes?

to add to the fun, regular or extra light tubes?
07-26-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 107,232
Posted By squirtdad

panzerwagon just sent the best packed crankset I...

panzerwagon just sent the best packed crankset I have every seen. fast ship and the crankset was as described if not better thanks
07-26-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By squirtdad

nope not close enough for a parking space, maybe...

nope not close enough for a parking space, maybe after retirement.

really am in the middle of a project to be revealed in september or october (have put hints out there....look as show me your...
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