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04-03-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,040
Posted By momoman

Do you use camelcamelcamel? I track a dozen bike...

Do you use camelcamelcamel? I track a dozen bike parts and am alerted whenever there is a price drop below the threshold Iíve selected. This morning I got another alert the price of the Conti...
03-07-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 77,074
Views: 12,622,929
Posted By momoman

Pink 85 Trek 760 with Campy SR $500 OfferUp...

Pink 85 Trek 760 with Campy SR $500

OfferUp ad in Los Angeles area (https://offerup.com/item/detail/1549429943)

...
02-14-23, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By momoman

PM sent. This is the recommended size for an IRD...

PM sent. This is the recommended size for an IRD Defiant Crankset I plan to put on my Dave Moulton Fuso frame.
01-23-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By momoman

A big change to my saddle bag tool kit is the...

A big change to my saddle bag tool kit is the replacement of a single butyl tube with 3 Ridenow TPU tubes that will fit up to 32mm wide tires. Park GP-2 patches apparently work on these tubes.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,208
Posted By momoman

The stock rimís internal width is listed as 13mm....

The stock rimís internal width is listed as 13mm. Hereís some info from the Zizzo site with a chart showing tire size compatibility, but it doesnít appear to indicate wider tires are compatible. ...
01-20-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,236
Posted By momoman

The ďOTHER THINGIESĒ pile is way too smallÖ..

The ďOTHER THINGIESĒ pile is way too smallÖ..
01-18-23, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By momoman

64 yr old guy here. I ride my Waterford SS...

64 yr old guy here. I ride my Waterford SS occasionally. Back in August I rode about the same speed as you. I averaged 17.6 mph over 14.33 miles with -2% to 2% grades.

Iím currently set up with...
01-17-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,206
Posted By momoman

Become more fashion forward and wear high-water...

Become more fashion forward and wear high-water pants.

...
01-17-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By momoman

Yes! Iíve learned the hard way. On a group ride...

Yes! Iíve learned the hard way. On a group ride as we were beginning a climb my FD stopped working. I didnít have enough slack on the cable and the connector came undone. When I got home I...
01-03-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By momoman

Great looking build! Iím also the owner of...

Great looking build!

Iím also the owner of an unbuilt 85 Fuso frame I picked up in April 2020. I may build it up with similar components since I also have a spare set of Fulcrum 5ís and a spare...
01-03-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,390
Views: 716,353
Posted By momoman

Wow! Thatís a great looking build! I bought a...

Wow! Thatís a great looking build!
I bought a repainted 58cm Fuso frameset in April 2020 but havenít built it up yet. I was going to build it with Suntour Superbe components to keep it an 80ís...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,747
Posted By momoman

I carry the VAR tire jack tool. Itís helped my...

I carry the VAR tire jack tool. Itís helped my friends with hard to mount tires when they get a flat. I chose to find tires that arenít difficult to mount on my rims and not risk the frustration of...
12-24-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 958,892
Posted By momoman

Amazon Basics 4-1/2Ē slim jaw adjustable wrench. ...

Amazon Basics 4-1/2Ē slim jaw adjustable wrench. It was on sale for $5.82 a few days ago but OOS now.

...
12-14-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By momoman

I have a Zizzo Liberte and just bought new wheels...

I have a Zizzo Liberte and just bought new wheels so I learned a lot about 20Ē wheels.

The Liberte comes with 20Ē 406 wheels, 74mm wide hubs front and 130mm wide back hub. The frame can fit 451...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 403,014
Posted By momoman

This was from my 1st out of town trip with my...

This was from my 1st out of town trip with my Zizzo Liberte last year. I drove up to Santa Barbara with the bike and explored the city by bike. ...
12-10-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,247
Posted By momoman

Is there an n+1 for pumps? I have 20+, but many...

Is there an n+1 for pumps? I have 20+, but many are the Silca frame pumps I have on my C&V bikes.

95% of the time now I use my Dewalt 20v inflator with a Prestacycle presta valve head, but I just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-09-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,208
Posted By momoman

Rather than start a new thread Iíll revive this...

Rather than start a new thread Iíll revive this thread. I bought a Liberte from Costco in 2019 in the $3xx range. It was an impulse buy. My son and daughter have now moved 100ís of miles away and...
10-19-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By momoman

I just saw this on Instagram and had to share it....

I just saw this on Instagram and had to share it. Use a hydraulic lifter/stacker to pull the stuck Seatpost out!

Hydraulic lifter (https://www.instagram.com/reel/CjOAeZRonlY/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=)...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By momoman

I am pretty sure one of my cycling buddies would...

I am pretty sure one of my cycling buddies would be interested in buying the bike if you want to sell it. We are a bunch of guys who rode together in the 80's and a few of them had the same bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,862
Posted By momoman

Apparently, Fulcrum has been been incorporating...

Apparently, Fulcrum has been been incorporating this in their wheelsets for a while. They either use 2 oversized spokes opposite the side of the rim joint, or they add extra weight on that opposite...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By momoman

You forgot to include the price for the Speeco...

You forgot to include the price for the Speeco Aero Breakaway handlebar..........1,500 euros, or about $1,700 USD.
11-30-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By momoman

I recently bought the Light Bicycle R45 25mm wide...

I recently bought the Light Bicycle R45 25mm wide carbon wheelset. I tried to mount a GP5000 tan TDF 25mm tire on it. I couldn't even get the first side of the tire over the rim without using a tire...
10-15-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By momoman

Have you heard of Pastor Bob and his Freewheel...

Have you heard of Pastor Bob and his Freewheel Spa? He specializes in rebuilding and modifying freewheels.

Freewheel Spa (https://www.freewheelspa.com/)
09-19-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By momoman

PM me your address and it's yours. My gift to...

PM me your address and it's yours. My gift to you. The pump doesn't work but it would look authentic on your bike. I believe it was in storage for about 40 yrs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20,730
Views: 4,909,541
Posted By momoman

Iím vacationing on the Big Island in Hawaii and...

Iím vacationing on the Big Island in Hawaii and walked into a bike shop in Waikoloa. I looked at the clearance rack and found this in my size.

...
06-18-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By momoman

Hereís one he did for me on a Brooks Pro frame. ...

Hereís one he did for me on a Brooks Pro frame. I wanted a white saddle with large copper rivets. I asked him to emboss the arcs in the saddle for some detail. I havenít ridden it yet. Iím in the...
06-16-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,230
Posted By momoman

I didn't but fortunately one of my riding buddies...

I didn't but fortunately one of my riding buddies had one when my chain link separated after I installed a new chain. I honestly don't remember if I had driven the pin out and re-installed the pin...
05-30-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,261
Posted By momoman

It was only in April, but I was able to purchase...

It was only in April, but I was able to purchase a Wheel Manufacturing axle, 10x26x137 (model A-07) from Boulderbicycle.bike but they are OOS now. They still have a 141mm version (model A-08)...
05-25-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8,678
Views: 2,847,779
Posted By momoman

I just paid $50 for this 1991 Diamondback Apex. ...

I just paid $50 for this 1991 Diamondback Apex. Itís too small for me but I couldnít resist. Shimano Deore DX and Avenir components. Iíll probably clean it up and regrease it and sell it to a...
05-12-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,438
Posted By momoman

I found this old thread (no pun intended) ...

I found this old thread (no pun intended)

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1193805-var-depose-thumb-screw-thread-pitch.html
05-09-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,470
Posted By momoman

Thanks! I signed up on the Adidas website to be...

Thanks! I signed up on the Adidas website to be notified when these are in stock again. The introduced these a few month ago and theyíre sold out already. A few reslers asking 2x the retail price.
04-28-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 958,892
Posted By momoman

I bought an old Phil Wood BB off EBay and sent it...

I bought an old Phil Wood BB off EBay and sent it in for servicing at Phil Wood last Friday. The tech called me on Monday and informed me the BB had a 5mm offset on it and asked if thatís what I...
04-28-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,689
Posted By momoman

No. Auto parts stores offer loaner tools for...

No. Auto parts stores offer loaner tools for free. You pay for the tools, use them, return them and get your deposit back.

Advance Auto Parts Tool Loaner Program...
04-27-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,689
Posted By momoman

I bought an old Campy hub on EBay and the axle...

I bought an old Campy hub on EBay and the axle was stripped. I used a thread file and rolled the axle into the file, instead of clamping the axle down and filing it. I was able to restore the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,639
Posted By momoman

Just received a pair of Pearl Izumi gloves in the...

Just received a pair of Pearl Izumi gloves in the mail. The reason is clearly stated on the packaging:

...
04-14-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,766
Posted By momoman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1680x1050/046071a8_8d80_463e_a379_530d7cee8b38_688afba8061e0ca0d91c4647a0b234b0236d48cf.jpeg
04-13-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 958,892
Posted By momoman

I won an EBay auction For a NOS 7-sp 13-34...

I won an EBay auction For a NOS 7-sp 13-34 Suntour Ultra 7 freewheel. The seller included a free bonus - a NOS Suntour FD-4050-SS front derailleur.

I won the auction at $115 +tax +s/h = $134. ...
04-02-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,286
Views: 958,892
Posted By momoman

Someone posted a picture of a bike with a double...

Someone posted a picture of a bike with a double water bottle mount in the ďWhat have you been wrenching on lately?Ē thread. I ordered one and it arrived undamaged. It was only shipped inside a...
04-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By momoman

If you go to Amazon and search for ďbicycle...

If you go to Amazon and search for ďbicycle helmet paddingĒ, will any of those kits work?
03-14-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 96,779
Posted By momoman

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods....

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods. I just polished them recently. They have plenty of bling. I plan to ride both set of wheels. I may end up with yet another set of wheels for my...
03-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 96,779
Posted By momoman

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e01486c4_b461_4164_bc4a_aef3bb086697_ba1e63a50ec616a0c326058c4e9bd386b7f29160.jpeg
My 2009 Waterford 22 Series Competition Track. I...
03-13-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,634
Posted By momoman

Itís back from the dead. Itís available again on...

Itís back from the dead. Itís available again on the Brooks website for 140 euros or about $167 USD. The specs look correct. The previous specs posted above from their website was apparently...
01-02-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,520
Posted By momoman

I bought a red Medici frameset a few years ago...

I bought a red Medici frameset a few years ago because I just had to have a shiny red bike! I think it's an 84 or 85. I put it together early last year as a Covid build when I started working from...
12-31-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,957
Posted By momoman

Yes, itís an X8.93 chain. I think it was a...

Yes, itís an X8.93 chain. I think it was a manufacturing defect. I wasnít mashing up the hill but was trying to spin then started hearing a clicking sound and resistance so i immediately stopped. I...
12-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 37,505
Posted By momoman

It bugs me to see children riding bikes that are...

It bugs me to see children riding bikes that are way too big for them. I realize that bike may have been given to them or may be the only bike available for them to ride, but it bugs me because I...
12-27-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By momoman

I forgot this most valuable tool in my post...

I forgot this most valuable tool in my post above. My iPhone! I use it to take pictures with 1 hand and enlarge so I can see the details. I use it to remember how to reassemble parts. I use it to...
12-27-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By momoman

Iíve been using a Harbor Freight dead blow hammer...

Iíve been using a Harbor Freight dead blow hammer a lot recently. To pound the stem bolt down to loosen a stem, to whack a wrench fastened to a freewheel remover. I donít ever recall using a steel...
12-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,578
Posted By momoman

I have an old Niterider that is on my 80ís Fisher...

I have an old Niterider that is on my 80ís Fisher Hoo Koo e Koo. The batteries leaked and I havenít cleaned it up to test it but it takes 5 D cells so the voltage is 7.5v. The connector is a 5.5mm...
12-25-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,085
Posted By momoman

Got the Waterford 22 Series single speed out of...

Got the Waterford 22 Series single speed out of the garage to ride this weekend. Already have 4 bikes in the house so I placed this one in front of the tree.

...
12-25-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,579
Posted By momoman

I bought 1 to give and 1 to keep. One of my...

I bought 1 to give and 1 to keep. One of my cycling buddies and I are into coffee for one of our other hobbies. It just arrived yesterday so I put it under the tree for my gift to myself.

...
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