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11-28-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 650
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I second that. GP4000's are easier to mount and...

I second that. GP4000's are easier to mount and also more comfortable riding, than the GP5000
11-27-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Some people are reporting bad experiences running...

Some people are reporting bad experiences running these Sensah brifters with older brakes
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1229046-brake-calipers-sensah-shifters.html

Is there a...
11-26-23, 01:11 AM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Miyata 1000 $100...

Miyata 1000 $100...
11-24-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Rampar/Meidai pump $10. I tried to ask him to...

Rampar/Meidai pump $10. I tried to ask him to ship but he refuses.
https://images.craigslist.org/00u0u_hjyAtE4UZGJ_0lM0t2_1200x900.jpg...
11-24-23, 01:22 AM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Centurion Ironman $195...

Centurion Ironman $195...
11-23-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Agreed. When you stretch it it becomes narrow, so...

Agreed. When you stretch it it becomes narrow, so it's impossible for it to overlap exactly.


You have a point. Maybe I'll try to cut the excess portion over the exposed handlebar off just...
11-23-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By icemilkcoffee

To finish the story. Today I was able to put...

To finish the story. Today I was able to put finishing touches on the YFoil: hard to find B-41T chain ring:
...
11-23-23, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By icemilkcoffee

self fusing silicone tape for finishing bar tape

I tried using plumbing silicone tape as finishing tape. It works well but itís not really clear. Itís kind of milky looking:
...
11-22-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Dura Ace FC7400 165mm crankset ...

Dura Ace FC7400 165mm crankset
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/vallejo-dura-ace-7400-crank-arms-bcd/7685678817.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00p0p_e65mdDobOTG_0hq0CI_1200x900.jpg
11-21-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,124
Posted By icemilkcoffee

You should be thankful that NYC has so many bike...

You should be thankful that NYC has so many bike lanes. Probably the best bike lanes and infrastructure of any American city I know of. Here in Milpitas in the Silicon Valley bike lanes are pretty...
11-18-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By icemilkcoffee

My (unfortunately) forever bike- Trek Y-Foil

So I got this Trek Y77 off Ebay:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1136x640/50b161d2_5e75_4b7c_9783_95cb184df204_fbf24af7f3d266e7842e4c2dba1da3d2507b1146.png
Right after I got...
11-17-23, 10:26 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Lotus Supreme $200...

Lotus Supreme $200...
11-16-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Miyata Gran Touring $250 at the Bikex bike co-op ...

Miyata Gran Touring $250 at the Bikex bike co-op
https://130002567.cdn6.editmysite.com/uploads/1/3/0/0/130002567/s518234545767551931_p1985_i1_w2048.jpeg?width=800&optimize=medium...
11-15-23, 09:19 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Centurion Ironman $30...

Centurion Ironman $30...
11-14-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Colorado Concept II $400...

Colorado Concept II $400...
11-14-23, 06:58 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Craptastic edition: Peugeot PZ(?) currently at...

Craptastic edition:
Peugeot PZ(?) currently at $78+ $62 shipping to US
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Po0AAOSwXDZlPV1A/s-l1600.png
Top tube & cable guides need some de-rusting, but good price for...
11-14-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Specialized Allez SE Jim Merz $150:...

Specialized Allez SE Jim Merz $150:...
11-11-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 911
Posted By icemilkcoffee

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x427/1699725191_c396423cd210310c3a360a22e6c638b2dcaa72cc.jpeg
11-10-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 394
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Umm yes there is a solution. Go tubeless and you...

Umm yes there is a solution. Go tubeless and you won't have to deal with any flats out in the field.

I used to fix flats at least once a month on my 2 kids' bikes (they bike to school). Since I...
11-08-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I do know the Shimano RSX crank comes in a 110/74...

I do know the Shimano RSX crank comes in a 110/74 BCD version, which has 26T/36T/46T
11-06-23, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The One-Piece-Crank probably just needs the...

The One-Piece-Crank probably just needs the bearing greased and adjusted. Start reading here:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/opc.html

If your financial situation allows, I would start with a...
11-03-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 475
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This is a fascinating frame. I think the...

This is a fascinating frame. I think the clearance between the tire and the FD lever arm will be very tight. Unless they had moved the FD mount (and the chainline) outwards. It kind of does look...
11-03-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Well, the UK did suffer a big inflation shock and...

Well, the UK did suffer a big inflation shock and stalled economic growth after the Ukraine War. So I am not too surprised that discretionary spending on classic bikes crashed.
11-02-23, 10:24 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Davidson Impulse with Dura Ace $650...

Davidson Impulse with Dura Ace $650...
11-02-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By icemilkcoffee

They make these translucent looking 'cable...

They make these translucent looking 'cable liners' which are like cable housing, but slimmer. That would be the best way to prevent the cable from rubbing against the top tube.
11-02-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,339
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Are you planning on waxing the chain? If not...

Are you planning on waxing the chain? If not there is no real need to remove the factory grease.
10-31-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,313
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Please don't spread these historical frames....

Please don't spread these historical frames. 126mm is perfectly fine. Stay with your Shimano 600 groupset, and find a FH-6401 7 speed HG hub which will fit in that 126mm dropout. You can run a 7...
10-31-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 681
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The RX100 brake calipers is totally fine, just...

The RX100 brake calipers is totally fine, just like any other dual pivot brakes. There is no real 'upgrade' for it, aside from freshening the cables and the brake pads.
10-31-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,783
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I just assume that whenever I buy a bicycle, I...

I just assume that whenever I buy a bicycle, I would have to replace the seat, replace the pedals, adjust the seat height and most likely replace the stem and handlebars as well. Changing the...
10-31-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I've tried quite a few lights between myself and...

I've tried quite a few lights between myself and my two kids all commuting to work and school, and I without reservation recommend the Cygolite Hypershot 350. It is far more visible than all the...
10-31-23, 02:09 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I also notice prices falling noticeably this past...

I also notice prices falling noticeably this past few months. I guess the interest rate hikes are finally eating into discretionary spending.
10-30-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Davidson Impulse $250...

Davidson Impulse $250...
10-26-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 639
Posted By icemilkcoffee

That probably won't tell you anything useful. ...

That probably won't tell you anything useful.
Anyways, 25CrMo4 is same as good ole 4130 Chrome Moly.
10-25-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,775
Posted By icemilkcoffee

For me the most expensive was this Trek Y-Foil I...

For me the most expensive was this Trek Y-Foil I just bought last week off Ebay:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/QFcAAOSwBFVlEFKO/s-l1600.jpg
It was $400 quids, which wasn't too bad. BUT...
10-23-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,267
Posted By icemilkcoffee

My god! that frame is cleaner than my dinner...

My god! that frame is cleaner than my dinner plate!
10-22-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By icemilkcoffee

So why do you think they suck? Both my kids'...

So why do you think they suck? Both my kids' bikes have grip shifters. They seem fine to me.
10-22-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-img_6288_36af54d74586b9575e23e34f7e56b37313585591.jpeg
Everyone above is correct- this is a 7 speed freewheel.
...
10-20-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Bianchi Limited $100...

Bianchi Limited $100...
10-19-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By icemilkcoffee

First let's take a look at the Schwinn World...

First let's take a look at the Schwinn World sport you got. Is it in good working condition? If so , you can try some easy things first. Like raising the handlebar as high as it can go. Give that a...
10-17-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,281
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Just get a some Allen wrenches or a pedal wrench...

Just get a some Allen wrenches or a pedal wrench and put it back on yourself. Pedal installation is not something you need to go to the bike shop for.
10-17-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By icemilkcoffee

It was actually 1990 when Shimano came out with...

It was actually 1990 when Shimano came out with the ground breaking Dura Ace STI brifters.
10-16-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Schwinn Prologue $395...

Schwinn Prologue $395...
10-13-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This is pretty much the case for all road bikes...

This is pretty much the case for all road bikes with mechanical brifters with 8+ speeds. That's why you have the trim function on your front brifter.
10-12-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Ebay .

Ebay
.
10-11-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By icemilkcoffee

They will most likely use the sponsors' bottles....

They will most likely use the sponsors' bottles. But inside those bottles they will for sure use whatever they have had success with.



Because the pro-teams have done way more study with the...
10-11-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This is a rat's nest that is poorly documented by...

This is a rat's nest that is poorly documented by Shimano. All I can tell you is that I have used ST3300 brifters with single pivot BR1050, and the braking was really bad. I also have used BL 640*...
10-10-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The R7000 11 speed brifter seems to be a poor...

The R7000 11 speed brifter seems to be a poor choice if you want to maintain as many of the original components as possible. It's not compatible with the freewheel hub, not compatible with the...
10-09-23, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,000
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This one is off the shelf, not custom: Crust...

This one is off the shelf, not custom: Crust bikes (https://crustbikes.com/collections/frames/products/a-romantic-tale-the-romanceur)
https://crustbikes.com/cdn/shop/products/DSC05392-2.jpg
...
10-06-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 81,057
Views: 13,363,536
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Touring bikes for every budget, from cheap to...

Touring bikes for every budget, from cheap to ..... very cheap

Miyata 1000 "Like Brand New" $399
https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_6bxgMxo1jMN_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg...
10-06-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By icemilkcoffee

You can easily get seat post adapter shims which...

You can easily get seat post adapter shims which will convert uncommon seat post sizes to more common larger sizes:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/6AwAAOSwhp9kdsY4/s-l1600.jpg
What size is your...
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