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08-14-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 771
Posted By squirtdad

I like these guys ...

I like these guys https://www.wheelbuildingparts.com/
08-12-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,517
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: 15
Views: 276
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: 319
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: 34
Views: 956
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: 34
Views: 956
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: 729
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: 729
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: 264
Posted By squirtdad

Ed litton...

Ed litton (http://classicrendezvous.com/USA/Ed_Litton.htm)
08-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
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: 411
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: 411
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: 411
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: 411
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: 235
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: 525
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: 8,173
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: 446
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: 794
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: 277
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: 492
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: 249
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: 2,180
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: 240
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: 3,086
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: 227
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: 277
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: 240
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
Posted By squirtdad

still time ;)

still time ;)
08-02-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,462
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: 1,475
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 249
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: 3,086
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: 2,180
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: 3,086
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: 2,180
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: 679
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: 113
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: 336
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: 184
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: 2,180
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: 545
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: 824
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: 2,014
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: 1,840
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: 110
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...
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