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09-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,370
Posted By squirtdad

that got me thinking Black coat, white...

that got me thinking

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac, yeah/The boy's a time bomb.
09-27-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 208
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure....

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure. but had no luck with them working well over time

I use the rem tiptop and write date purchased on them and replace yearly...conservative but works...
09-27-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By squirtdad

check this thread about 2/3 the way down where...

check this thread about 2/3 the way down where Doug Fattic shows details of an external sleeve repair. intteresting
...
09-27-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By squirtdad

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)
09-27-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By squirtdad

external sleeve.... look at the post in C&V where...

external sleeve.... look at the post in C&V where a well respected frame builder showed examples for such a fix. bronze brazing rod, not silver due to lower temps
09-27-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By squirtdad

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only...

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only buy from ebay when i cant find something any place else, but it does seem that you need to have a business approach to using ebay, knowing cost of...
09-27-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By squirtdad

you can build a var 30 like tool from the...

you can build a var 30 like tool from the hardware store

it has worked well for me. also I like freeze-off and it helps to whack what ever tool your are using to add some shock, this tool...
09-24-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By squirtdad

not sure if is a consideration but I am not...

not sure if is a consideration but I am not seeing silver chorus or record, I do see silver athena, veloce, centaur and potenza...but that was just a fast look at ebay

you could also so some...
09-24-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By squirtdad

and to note, no humans are involved it is all...

and to note, no humans are involved it is all computer based (ie. ebay electronically sends 1099, which get compared to same year return, mismatch means computer calculates and sends a letter ...
09-24-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By squirtdad

even with a 13/29 you might not get low enough ...

even with a 13/29 you might not get low enough

maybe a race triple (not sure if the shfiters will hndle this)
...
09-24-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 565
Posted By squirtdad

maybe consider 11 speed crankset? ...

maybe consider 11 speed crankset?

https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126257068?gclid=Cj0KCQjw1bqZBhDXARIsANTjCPKl7iRz2t7wLlvio3Cm3R7R4BuD45bd_6km8qZa2GsC_2g021J7VGoaAq9-EALw_wcB
...
09-24-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By squirtdad

LOL I grew up in Montana when I got my first...

LOL I grew up in Montana when I got my first 10 speed, an Azuki, the shop had a racing fuji tubular tires and all in crisp white at 400 dollars or so it was wildly out of my budget (paid $160...
09-24-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By squirtdad

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown...

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown can get you through all of the basics and far more.

I love the sheldon brown site but I would start with park, they have both article and vidoes
...
09-23-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By squirtdad

super nice, and fun to see watch what some who...

super nice, and fun to see watch what some who knows what they doing work I bet. and saved me from saying braze, not weld :)
09-23-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By squirtdad

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general...

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general geographic location you might get some good recommendations for people who could do this... your are getting super good input from experienced, well...
09-23-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 279
Posted By squirtdad

super detail with the matching thread color

super detail with the matching thread color
09-22-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By squirtdad

In my areas, the long term shop own the building,...

In my areas, the long term shop own the building, are multigenerational (one is at 4th generation now). The other thing these shops do is surf the current trend, whether it be cruiser, fixies or...
09-22-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,423
Posted By squirtdad

I have kept my number down to 3 personal bikes ...

I have kept my number down to 3 personal bikes (plus one non ridden significant other bike and son's "best christmas present ever" BMX hanging and waiting for next generation to come around)
...
09-22-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 279
Posted By squirtdad

that has a Corporal Klinger feel to it

that has a Corporal Klinger feel to it
09-22-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 280
Posted By squirtdad

what brand of bike is this and frame material? ...

what brand of bike is this and frame material?

I am paranoid about this but have had cracked head tube with aluminum frames...

I would check those paint scratches and and make sure they are...
09-22-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By squirtdad

too bad....i liked the idea of blaming the cookie...

too bad....i liked the idea of blaming the cookie muncher
09-22-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By squirtdad

check for loose chain ring bolts

check for loose chain ring bolts
09-21-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By squirtdad

good luck what size rear wheel? and here is...

good luck what size rear wheel?

and here is good write up on derailer hangers https://www.redclovercomponents.com/blog/1
09-21-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

Cinelli and Eddy Merckx a deal at twice the...

Cinelli and Eddy Merckx a deal at twice the price due to the rare collaboration

:giver:
09-21-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 348
Posted By squirtdad

in c&v sales ...

in c&v sales

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1257055-fs-1972-raleigh-international-fixed-gear-24-5-a.html
09-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 348
Posted By squirtdad

miyata team

miyata team
09-21-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,045
Posted By squirtdad

still have my big and pocket picket slide rules

still have my big and pocket picket slide rules
09-21-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,048
Posted By squirtdad

what did the head badge and decals say/look like?...

what did the head badge and decals say/look like? pics of those could help
09-21-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By squirtdad

out of curiosity/education what is the driving...

out of curiosity/education what is the driving motivation for this change?
09-20-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By squirtdad

I don't do 40 mm, but like the panaracer gravel...

I don't do 40 mm, but like the panaracer gravel kings in 28..... I would look at the Gravel King SK or SS in 38
09-20-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By squirtdad

I like clipless pedals and have been using since...

I like clipless pedals and have been using since 1989

I like the spd-sl but also use spd for commuting or when I need to use a shoe I can walk in a bit (rainy days from bike locker at work to the...
09-20-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By squirtdad

this is a great forum but I think you want the...

this is a great forum but I think you want the framebuilder forum https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

suggest asking mods to move
09-20-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By squirtdad

where are you located? knowing that might help...

where are you located? knowing that might help in finding a framebuilder

of course if all else is good, this is cheaper than buying a new bike

other ideas would be post a want to buy (WTB) in...
09-20-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By squirtdad

and quite possible loss of control with over...

and quite possible loss of control with over braking on the front, speaking as person who has gone over the handle bars with kookstop salmon pads on universal 88 brakes

also you lose the ability...
09-19-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 727
Posted By squirtdad

doable, but you would want a framebuilder to do...

doable, but you would want a framebuilder to do it, as they have the skill experience to remove the old tube, put a new one in, align everything

and then you will need repaint

bilenky quotes...
09-19-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,423
Posted By squirtdad

my theory for years is that wireless will...

my theory for years is that wireless will eventually go down to BSO especially set up as 1x as ti will be cheaper than running a shift cable.

as much as I don't like sram and electronic...
09-19-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By squirtdad

for me it is simple, I will use the compressor...

for me it is simple, I will use the compressor (husky with 120 psi top) and always shoot the grips into some hard to get at place in the garage no matter how careful i try to be

no help for...
09-19-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By squirtdad

In the US Business license, liability...

In the US Business license, liability insurance, blanket insurance policy if working out the house, quarterly tax returns are not bike items that need to be considered

Not sure how it is in...
09-19-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By squirtdad

my 2 cents, prior to inflation congrats for...

my 2 cents, prior to inflation

congrats for the progress

sound like OP has ordered parts. I am assuming not much for hills on the commute or I would have said keep the 14-34 and to to 52/42...
09-19-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By squirtdad

I guess the is something to be said for the...

I guess the is something to be said for the cheapo fixies that proliferated during the fixie craze...... built like a tank
09-19-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,423
Posted By squirtdad

to comment on the Car aspect noted by the OP ...

to comment on the Car aspect noted by the OP

I think a lot of younger people (basing this on my son, 24, and his friends) are not as into cars as I can remember being as high schooler. (ask him...
09-18-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,423
Posted By squirtdad

to me disc brakes are a look I don't want and ...

to me disc brakes are a look I don't want and but I am happy to put dual pivot on vintage

but disc brakes are not really compatible with older frames especially forks. There is a reason...
09-18-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,423
Posted By squirtdad

Add electronic shifting to that along with...

Add electronic shifting to that along with disc..... 105 and above is now all electronic

my next build will feature the last mechanical ultegra group (r8000) and I have already gotten some...
09-18-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By squirtdad

Nice mythbusters reference. maybe you can...

Nice mythbusters reference.

maybe you can borrow/try riding a TT bike to see if you really like it first? before the tinkering starts? and then if you really like it see if you can find one set...
09-18-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By squirtdad

Nice, I had one and it road and handled way...

Nice,

I had one and it road and handled way super well. much better than one might have expected
09-18-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By squirtdad

If you plan on using an inner tube and never...

If you plan on using an inner tube and never going tubeless I would send them back and get the regular clincher. they will be lighter and have more sidewall flex.

:giver:
09-16-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,123
Posted By squirtdad

with spare frames was thinking on this line ...

with spare frames was thinking on this line

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/534x656/tallbike_bbaf37fb65a817f16f8a960051cb5863de5f9a36.png
09-16-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By squirtdad

if I didn have something else special on the way,...

if I didn have something else special on the way, i would be trying to figure is the size would work

thanks for offering here first
09-16-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By squirtdad

oh boy, an excuse to ride and get coffee.....pic...

oh boy, an excuse to ride and get coffee.....pic on it's way
09-16-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,123
Posted By squirtdad

maybe time for a tall bike ?

maybe time for a tall bike ?
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