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05-18-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By tricky

Bit of a darker brown, but I found this on Etsy...

Bit of a darker brown, but I found this on Etsy...
05-13-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

Going to triple post and weirdly quote myself to...

Going to triple post and weirdly quote myself to mention that the Marginal Gains podcast's most recent episode is an interview with Tom Ritchey. Pretty cool hearing about his riding career,...
05-13-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

It's a spring. The "straddle cable" is actually a...

It's a spring. The "straddle cable" is actually a spring that takes the place of the springs on the brake arms that you have on normal cantis. It causes the arms to return to the open position after...
05-13-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

Yeah, was going to suggest Ritchey for the brand...

Yeah, was going to suggest Ritchey for the brand of bike but the hive mind/noobinsf was too dang fast with the correct answer. :)
05-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 68,875
Views: 11,115,237
Posted By tricky

Raleigh SBDU 731r 58cm complete at Recycled...

Raleigh SBDU 731r 58cm complete at Recycled Cycles in Seattle

https://www.instagram.com/p/CdeH5L3s5Kv/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
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05-12-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By tricky

Roddyc55 Check frame health before you go too...

Roddyc55
Check frame health before you go too far with rebuild and refinish. Check for bulges in the top and downtube behind the head tube. Check for cracks anywhere. You might even check frame...
05-12-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

Agreed! I also subscribe. It would be nice if...

Agreed! I also subscribe. It would be nice if they also allowed you to turn off trackers in your settings. Or maybe they do. I am off to take a look.
05-12-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

While you're comments about data being mined from...

While you're comments about data being mined from other places is true (except devices listening without your express consent. This has been disproven except in the case of things like Alexa),...
05-11-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 596
Posted By tricky

Same. My ad blocker (Duck Duck Go) is currently...

Same. My ad blocker (Duck Duck Go) is currently listing 5 blocked trackers on this site. I also run Microsoft Edge as my browser which is a little better on ad tracking transparency. I am considering...
05-10-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By tricky

Great for a budget 1x build. You can get a pretty...

Great for a budget 1x build. You can get a pretty good range with some of the stuff that's on the market now, i.e. this 8 speed compatible Microshift derailleur...
05-09-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,649
Posted By tricky

Congrats, microcord ! I'm happy the brake is...

Congrats, microcord ! I'm happy the brake is working now. The bike looks great, thank you for the pics. What is the make and model? I also like that frame pump.

Btw, I love the tourist photo of...
05-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By tricky

PSA: 30 off Kenda Tires and cheap tubulars

30% off tires at Kendaís website using Phil Gaimonís promo code and their tubulars are already on sale. Not sure if the discounts stack, but do with this info what you will. :)

Discount code...
05-06-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By tricky

Yup. It also stokes my Seattle pride. It's pretty...

Yup. It also stokes my Seattle pride. It's pretty cool to have a builder of his caliber here.
05-06-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,649
Posted By tricky

Chapeau! Nice job sticking to it. That's honestly...

Chapeau! Nice job sticking to it. That's honestly more I've ever had to attack a brake boss, but I can see this happening. Some brake bosses end up having surprisingly different sizes.

Let us know...
05-05-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,649
Posted By tricky

Yeah, what Mark said! :lol:

Yeah, what Mark said! :lol:
05-05-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,649
Posted By tricky

Is the boss clean and smooth? I haven't heard of...

Is the boss clean and smooth? I haven't heard of anyone milling a brake boss. Not to say that the madmen and madwoman here haven't done it, but using a mill is overkill. Twist an abrasive pad (We...
05-05-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By tricky

I painted a mountain bike frame during lockdown....

I painted a mountain bike frame during lockdown. I was painting over an existing factory paint job. I did a lot of sanding prep, followed the spray.bike instructions, and took my time. I was happy...
05-02-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By tricky

Oh, and post pics when you can! I had one of the...

Oh, and post pics when you can! I had one of the rainbow color scheme Peugeot Triathlons as my first "real" road bike. It was too small, but I added a Nitto technimic, a brooks, converted to...
05-02-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By tricky

I kept coming back to this premise of the OP...

I kept coming back to this premise of the OP spinning out on a 52-13 and thinking that was crazy, but it turns out that's only 18.78 at 60 rpm. Nothing to sneeze at, but I could see that feeling...
04-27-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By tricky

This sounds painfully familiar!

This sounds painfully familiar!
04-26-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By tricky

jonwvara Don't be hard on yourself. I work with...

jonwvara Don't be hard on yourself. I work with teams that implement enterprise level solutions. Technology is so complex that even professional technology practitioners get caught out like this. The...
04-21-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By tricky

Can you return them to the ebay seller?

Can you return them to the ebay seller?
04-21-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,232
Posted By tricky

Right?! How about indicating what is a frame...

Right?! How about indicating what is a frame versus what is a complete? Sheesh. That said, I need to stop bagging on this auction since there are obviously some difficulties causing the sale.
04-20-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By tricky

garryg Is this yours? Post the serial number....

garryg Is this yours? Post the serial number. Alternatively, parts should have codes on them.

Triple triangle came out in late 80s or early nineties. This is older than that.
04-18-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,232
Posted By tricky

The seller isn't listing the specific inventory...

The seller isn't listing the specific inventory that he's selling? Sheesh. Prime for a bait and switch. Not saying this person would or has plans to do this, but you don't have anything approaching a...
04-12-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By tricky

No skewering necessary. This joke is totally in...

No skewering necessary. This joke is totally in our orbit.

Btw, these wheels have great compatibility with a lot of modern Campy groupsets. Compatible with 9, 10, 11 and 12 (with an 11 tooth...
04-07-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By tricky

Cross-posted....

Cross-posted. (https://www.bmw2002faq.com/forums/topic/304772-neue-klasse-support-car/)

A bit of a hijack, but here's another BMW support car that came up in the thread I started over there. An...
04-07-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By tricky

+1 mtnbud This is a small frame, btw. What size...

+1 mtnbud This is a small frame, btw. What size is your Diamondback? While you are waiting we can help you make an educated guess whether the Bridgestone is close to what you need or not.
04-06-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By tricky

I am gonna guess mid-00's. Looks like you have...

I am gonna guess mid-00's. Looks like you have Ultegra 6500 there, but provide us with part numbers of your crank and your rear derailleur and we can hone in closer. And post a driveside pic! :)
...
04-06-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By tricky

RE: IRD being high end, they have the QB-55 which...

RE: IRD being high end, they have the QB-55 which is only $40. One of the cool things about them is that they also offer conversion cups so that you convert the BB to Swiss, Italian, French, or even...
04-06-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By tricky

I think BF sensors links from a certain "front...

I think BF sensors links from a certain "front page of the internet" but going to try anyways: https://www.******.com/r/BikeMechanics/comments/hgo7p1/un55_has_been_discontinued/ That link points to a...
04-06-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By tricky

There's a BMW Neue Klasse in that top right...

There's a BMW Neue Klasse in that top right photo! Must not be a 2002 since that pic says 1965 on it. Mind if I post this on the BMW 2002 forum? I'd like to get their take on it. Any other BMW pics...
04-05-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By tricky

How about the complete lack of curvature? ...

How about the complete lack of curvature?

https://cycling-obsession.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/colnago_conic_slx_total_spiral_frame2.jpg
Source:...
04-05-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,673
Posted By tricky

So interesting! Sounds like it was at least well...

So interesting! Sounds like it was at least well used and loved. I will admit that I was a back brake rider for a lot of my cycling life even after becoming fairly apt at maintaining my bikes. I...
04-05-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By tricky

Couple few things: You probably know this...

Couple few things:

You probably know this already, but that Hard Rock has been converted to 700c wheels and the tire clearance has been reduced. You might still be able fit larger tires, but it's...
04-05-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,673
Posted By tricky

Maybe I am tacky, but I get a little thrill from...

Maybe I am tacky, but I get a little thrill from hearing about people's big scores. :D thanks for sharing!

Minor detail, but that XT rear derailleur and the bar ends look like 9 speed era to me....
03-30-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By tricky

Or GP5Ks or any other fancier tire. I rode...

Or GP5Ks or any other fancier tire.

I rode some earlier gravelking 32c tires for a while and wasn't impressed with their flat performance. I got two flats over a few month period where I hadn't...
03-29-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,224
Posted By tricky

Do you know what size bike you need? Picking the...

Do you know what size bike you need? Picking the right style of bike is important, but fit is just as important if not more, especially if you are spending long days in the saddle on tour.

Edit:...
03-24-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By tricky

My birth year. Thanks for reminding me I'm...

My birth year. Thanks for reminding me I'm turning 40, I guess. :lol: Looking forward to seeing my birth month and year, Oct '82.
03-24-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By tricky

Cool site. Link assist to posts tagged "Camille...

Cool site. Link assist to posts tagged "Camille Daudon" https://restoringvintagebicycles.com/tag/camille-daudon/

Is there a connection between Camille Daudon and Meca Dural besides them both being...
03-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By tricky

Huh, I've always thought that was a drum brake,...

Huh, I've always thought that was a drum brake, but I had never laid hands on one to see how it worked. I guess it's sort it's own hybrid disc/drum beast and marketed as a disc.
03-18-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 814
Posted By tricky

I am not convinced this was deliberate. IMO...

I am not convinced this was deliberate. IMO deliberate slashes would be more in straight line. Think about what it looks like when someone's car is keyed. It almost looks like someone set something...
03-16-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By tricky

At first I was thinking Bianchi Volpe, but the...

At first I was thinking Bianchi Volpe, but the flat handlebars might be stock. Maybe a Bianchi Advantage...
03-15-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By tricky

Yeah, it's partially campy's fault for not...

Yeah, it's partially campy's fault for not ensuring these brakes work with this headset on all bikes (or maybe they just figured you could throw another washer on it and no harm, no foul), but it's...
02-25-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By tricky

Never seen one before! Since I live near Kona's...

Never seen one before! Since I live near Kona's HQ, I'll keep an eye out at the co-ops and Recycled Cycles
02-24-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 842
Posted By tricky

Something that the bikepacking crowd has come up...

Something that the bikepacking crowd has come up with are "snack holes" that attach to your bar and stem. They also hold bottles or some even are big enough for 32 oz Nalgenes. Randi Jo fab is a cool...
02-22-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By tricky

https://www.ebay.com/itm/403396803496?epid=1101207...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/403396803496?epid=11012071607&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item5dec52bba8:g:CaUAAOSw2xhh13pd&amdata=enc%3AAQAGAAACkPYe5NmHp%252B2JMhMi7yxGiTJkPrKr5t53CooMSQt2orsS%252BMKizvpuEDUfX4...
02-20-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,870
Posted By tricky

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/23f1a6f3_3adb_46bd_9158_e6350e9334f2_cb4783a6c16da3c029bd9ec1347904a79a6ca574.jpeg
02-16-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,480
Posted By tricky

Agreed! If this could be shipped it would sell a...

Agreed! If this could be shipped it would sell a lot faster for the $300 asking price.
02-15-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,480
Posted By tricky

If MMonde is willing, a simple solution would be...

If MMonde is willing, a simple solution would be drop off at a bike shop for packing and shipping with Bikeflights.

Also, MMonde , do you have the center to center...
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