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05-27-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By squirtdad

I recently installed a UN300, don't have a lot...

I recently installed a UN300, don't have a lot of miles on it, but it seemed to be of good build quality, including metal cups, Does feel like a upgrade form UN26 and not far from the UN55...
05-27-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By squirtdad

dropper for stopping at lights make no sense to...

dropper for stopping at lights make no sense to me, just slide off the saddle and lean the bike. No need to make it more complicated
05-26-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 528
Posted By squirtdad

check to make sure that the chain rings are...

check to make sure that the chain rings are tight, I have had right side clicking noises that appear to be pedal/rotational based and found out the chain rings were not tight

just another...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By squirtdad

that is called win win N+1

that is called win win N+1
Forum: Framebuilders
05-25-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By squirtdad

good job on that :)

good job on that :)
05-25-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By squirtdad

be careful of the question you ask

this Bianchi and a red looks itallian bike have been sitting in the window of a mall skateboard and clothing store for year.

just for the heck of it I asked if they are for sale, but have to...
05-25-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 914
Posted By squirtdad

as long as it is not flat bars, as flat bars are...

as long as it is not flat bars, as flat bars are evil bad ergonomics that are functional for mountain bikes, but have no place on a road bike

now get off my lawn you whipper snappers :50:
05-25-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 261,974
Posted By squirtdad

just for fun current pic of my 85 team Miyata. ...

just for fun current pic of my 85 team Miyata. it was first with triple butted, but not sure if it was splined. my 84 team is double butted
...
05-25-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

IME over the years, knock offs can vary wildly...

IME over the years, knock offs can vary wildly in quality, some quite usable like the replacement band on my garmin watch to others that don't work at all

again IME, more often than not the...
05-24-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,203
Posted By squirtdad

starts with N+1 course now that I am into...

starts with N+1


course now that I am into kayaking also i have been told K+1 also applies
05-24-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By squirtdad

triplelizer and spindle length?

I am using a TA tripleizer on a Dura Ace crank set (7400)

I just realized I didn't think about spindle length.

Most Triples have a longer spindle.

Does this apply when using a...
05-24-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By squirtdad

you could also get new something like...

you could also get new something like https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=122_363&products_id=6377 and...
05-24-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 274,613
Posted By squirtdad

3 left FMB cobblesotne for 50 euro ...

3 left FMB cobblesotne for 50 euro https://www.bike24.com/p2475768.html?searchTerm=fmb&source=SBP
05-24-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

personally I would be hesitant to use a knock off...

personally I would be hesitant to use a knock off cleat for this application, if the cleat/pedal interface does not work then release is likely to be impacted, which could end up hurting

as I...
05-24-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,203
Posted By squirtdad

that is why I kept a unix for dummies book...

that is why

I kept a unix for dummies book handy
I was way better at cobol
they moved me to management
05-23-22, 02:11 PM
05-23-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By squirtdad

super nice build, I so love the variety on...

super nice build, I so love the variety on C&V
05-20-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By squirtdad

I did 126 to 135 once using the sheldon...

I did 126 to 135 once using the sheldon method.(2x4, one on side at a time) it was on a 82 Nishki, olmpic 12. do cromo double butted pretty long chains stays, but another 7.5 mm and depend on...
05-20-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By squirtdad

from what is see those wheels will be north of...

from what is see those wheels will be north of 300 pounds, $380 dollars or so

bad investment as any newer bike you will get will likely be 100/142 thru axle so not really a good upgrade path....
05-20-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By squirtdad

seriously try tyres first I am partial to ...

seriously try tyres first I am partial to conti GP5000 as really nice balance between price, performance and reliability I run 28mm with conti racelite tubes and have went 1700 miles before first...
05-20-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By squirtdad

what bike do you have? What components does it...

what bike do you have? What components does it have?

A 7 speed with QR at 135 is pretty odd, suggesting a really really low end bike

I have seen the difference tires and wheels can make. I...
05-20-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,734
Posted By squirtdad

you better, i can't be there this year to give...

you better, i can't be there this year to give you tubes :) Europe will be less crowded in October. Win Win
05-19-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 930
Posted By squirtdad

I think this is it, while I have not done...

I think this is it, while I have not done eroica, I had done cino once

I think you miss out if you don't try for close to compliant, but even there it is a matter of degree, I added a third...
05-19-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 791
Posted By squirtdad

seriously anyplace that has ATF is likely to...

seriously anyplace that has ATF is likely to have a penetrating oil.

I like stuff called freeze-off but that is probably hard to find

the other thing in these situations is hard whacks, steel...
05-19-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By squirtdad

agree 5 speed and 130 does not quite compute as 5...

agree 5 speed and 130 does not quite compute as 5 speed was 120, more details on bike and gear and pics when OP gets 10 posts

and on what is wanted, friction, indexed, indexed with intergrated...
05-18-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 938
Posted By squirtdad

totally get it.....bummer that it maybe

totally get it.....bummer that it maybe
05-18-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 938
Posted By squirtdad

bike lockers at work, the need to be spiffed up...

bike lockers at work, the need to be spiffed up bit but work well

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1724/bikelocker_fab613ef3d7bf60913d7f3edca52b3a3726a2b1b.jpg
05-18-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 938
Posted By squirtdad

could do the drive in, bike home, bike in, drive...

could do the drive in, bike home, bike in, drive home routine :)
05-18-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,572
Posted By squirtdad

nice bike i would not worry about the clamp...

nice bike

i would not worry about the clamp on shifterst, lots of reasons that could be, like braze on got damaged and someone wanted to avoid paint damage in repairs

Rims look solid ...
05-17-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By squirtdad

try Freeze-off, (penetrating oil packed so that...

try Freeze-off, (penetrating oil packed so that spraying it result is super cold liquid)

Put some on, let it sit and then apply again and start whacking on it
05-13-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By squirtdad

great thread.... helps for a future build

great thread.... helps for a future build
05-13-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By squirtdad

my 2 cents, worth just about that :) I use...

my 2 cents, worth just about that :)

I use all spd, spd-sl clipless and to a much lesser amount clips and straps.

I find the common advantage to all 3 is that my food is positioned correctly...
05-12-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 592
Posted By squirtdad

based on pic in the other thread the bike is...

based on pic in the other thread the bike is lower end diamondback, with square taper bottom bracket. It is would be amazing if it was anything other than standard 9/16 size pedals.

OP needs...
05-11-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By squirtdad

think you can get polished stainless :) me it...

think you can get polished stainless :) me it would be bright candy apple greeen with white lug lines
05-11-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By squirtdad

you can get a dave kirk custom frame starting at...

you can get a dave kirk custom frame starting at $3500..... must saying Full Custom | Kirk Frameworks (http://kirkframeworks.com/models-and-accessories/full-custom/)
05-11-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,117
Posted By squirtdad

this is the ride report from last year cino it...

this is the ride report from last year cino it will explain a lot https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1241999-2021-cino-heroica-ride-report.html

cino site https://cinorider.com/
05-11-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 592
Posted By squirtdad

it has been done more often than you would think,...

it has been done more often than you would think, hard steel, softer aluminum, no finesse (ready gorilla like force)
05-10-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,734
Posted By squirtdad

I am registered, but in looking at some...

I am registered, but in looking at some family commitments and my lack of fitness I am not attending this year.

this is a bummer, but I think best decision, after one year of DNF I want to...
05-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,180
Posted By squirtdad

if i have choice between NOS and used, and the...

if i have choice between NOS and used, and the price is not stupid on the NOS i will use NOS.

at the same time I am building a set of duplicates of ultegtra8000 mechanical group, my own NOS...
05-09-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,051
Posted By squirtdad

Good question.... and I am not 100% clear on how...

Good question.... and I am not 100% clear on how I would answer

Hands down the best riding, most magic feel from any bike I have ridden has been on my period dura ace friction shift 84 team...
05-09-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,051
Posted By squirtdad

real riders can always justify pink....or...

real riders can always justify pink....or whatever bright colors that meet your fancy
05-09-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,117
Posted By squirtdad

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a...

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a family event where the family is bicycles and all are welcomed, even the distant black sheep cousins.

Combine the mix of bicycles and montana...
05-08-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,734
Posted By squirtdad

cool factor should count some, might only get...

cool factor should count some, might only get half a signoff :)
05-08-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 549
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO never safe to not be able to run big/big, ...

IMHO never safe to not be able to run big/big, no matter how much you tell your self you won't use it, there will be a situation where it happens, and that can mean every stops, with potential...
05-07-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,734
Posted By squirtdad

just give it to you brother in law to ride, as...

just give it to you brother in law to ride, as is. He will still kill everyone https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
05-07-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 580
Posted By squirtdad

hard when it is a steel bike hanger part of the...

hard when it is a steel bike hanger part of the drop out forging..... would need to carry spare dropout and a mini oxy/gas set :D
05-07-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,051
Posted By squirtdad

need to put a placeholder for that Kirk custom :D...

need to put a placeholder for that Kirk custom :D so you have it for future reviews

he has indicated on instagram he is not building forever
05-07-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By squirtdad

I think OP is really talking about setting up...

I think OP is really talking about setting up indexing this is my go to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY
05-07-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 580
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I run 105 5800 11 speed (and have used the...

fwiw I run 105 5800 11 speed (and have used the same set on 2 bikes a de rosa and my current 85 Miyata team). The team was aligned when I had a shop spread it to 130

shifting has been...
05-06-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By squirtdad

it should vs is does is a big difference. ...

it should vs is does is a big difference.

I am of the club that IME switching wheels requires some tweaking, index shifting every time and friction most of the time, but have gotten lucky...
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