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08-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Miele Man

Take a close look at the freehub body. Some early...

Take a close look at the freehub body. Some early Hyperglide ones were transitional ones and could be use with either Hyperglide or Uniglide cassettes. Those freehub bodies had threading on the...
Forum: Touring
08-04-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 340
Posted By Miele Man

Where I tour in Northern Ontario, Canada; stores...

Where I tour in Northern Ontario, Canada; stores are few and very far apart. I carry lots of dried fruits and nuts to snack on whilst riding. I have a small butane stove that almost fits inside a...
08-04-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Miele Man

I just take apart a couple of cassettes for the...

I just take apart a couple of cassettes for the spacers and the cogs. Then I just use whichever cog that coupled with the chairing I have to get the gear I want. A lot of times a bicycle shop will...
08-04-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 186,181
Posted By Miele Man

Are you asking about the Schwinn computer? If so,...

Are you asking about the Schwinn computer? If so, the page says it sold for $112.00

Cheers
08-04-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Miele Man

Thank you for letting us know that the problem...

Thank you for letting us know that the problem was resolved.

Cheers
08-04-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Miele Man

Regarding mirrors. I find it somewhat...

Regarding mirrors.

I find it somewhat amusing that bicycles are (as far as I know) the only vehicle without mirrors allowed on the roads. As a safety feature in traffic, I find a good eyeglass or...
08-04-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,517
Posted By Miele Man

No, I haven't priced 40 & 50 teeth chainrings...

No, I haven't priced 40 & 50 teeth chainrings since I got the crankset back around 2001. Even then I wasn't willing to pay t he asking price for t hose chainrings which is why I stayed with the 42...
Forum: Touring
08-03-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Miele Man

And? Open or closed? Easily rideable? Cheers

And? Open or closed? Easily rideable?

Cheers
08-03-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By Miele Man

My gradnfather on my Dad's side was over 100...

My gradnfather on my Dad's side was over 100 years old and still saving for his old age. He often told me that a person was only as old as they thought they were.

He was in fantastic health right...
08-03-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 717
Posted By Miele Man

"Don't (puff, puff, puff)... let (puff, puff,...

"Don't (puff, puff, puff)... let (puff, puff, puff)... the (puff, puff, puff)... hill (puff, puff, puff) win!"

I think that depending on what your starting fitness level is t hat you can get...
08-03-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,517
Posted By Miele Man

MIELE Suprema Columbus SLX frameset with the...

MIELE Suprema Columbus SLX frameset with the iridescent Neapolitan paint scheme. Campagnolo Mirage 9-speed Ergo levers and front derailleur, Veloce the rest of the components. Campy Evolution rims....
08-03-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 840
Posted By Miele Man

Nice to see another Canadian here and also nice...

Nice to see another Canadian here and also nice to hear about a resurrected bike.

What area of Canada are you in? I'm in South Central Ontario.

Cheers
08-03-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 727
Posted By Miele Man

I wonder if during hard exercise we excrete more...

I wonder if during hard exercise we excrete more toxins?

Cheers
08-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,886
Posted By Miele Man

What gets me about roundabouts in my area is that...

What gets me about roundabouts in my area is that even the two lanes ones are not consistent. One has the right lane as a through lane going east, or right turn lane only to go south. The next...
08-01-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,697
Posted By Miele Man

The last time I left my bike in a bicycle shop to...

The last time I left my bike in a bicycle shop to have some work done on it was a number of years ago. Due to events after that I now do all of the mechanical work on my bikes.

What happened was...
08-01-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
Posted By Miele Man

Some of us will be waiting and looking forward to...

Some of us will be waiting and looking forward to seeing that conversion.

Good luck and cheers
07-31-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
Posted By Miele Man

Image assist for Escuta. ...

Image assist for Escuta.

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07-30-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,203
Views: 699,715
Posted By Miele Man

They came in yesterday but I guess that's close...

They came in yesterday but I guess that's close enough to today.

Six-speed Shimano 105 downtube shifters from Randyjawa.

Cheers
07-30-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,564
Posted By Miele Man

Small pontoons that can be transported in a small...

Small pontoons that can be transported in a small trailer behind the bike when the bike is used on land.

If a lot of the bike is underwater you run t he risk of striking underwater...
07-30-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 711
Posted By Miele Man

It's NOT about trying to make bicycling more...

It's NOT about trying to make bicycling more expensive; it's about trying to make bicycling more COMFORTABLE.

As I mentioned in a post upthread, I once rode 60 kilometers in shoes that were...
07-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By Miele Man

I remember when MTBs were first becoming...

I remember when MTBs were first becoming mainstream. A lot of people liked them due to the upright riding position but more importantly for those people was the fact that MTBs could handle broken...
07-30-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By Miele Man

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes that's a Zefal pump cup clamp. The pump was inside the pannier.

Cheers
07-30-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By Miele Man

A few years back I bought a used Miyata Seven Ten...

A few years back I bought a used Miyata Seven Ten for the whopping sum of $30.00 Canadian from a fellow outside of town who sold used bikes.

That Miyata Seven Ten had a Shimano 105 6-speed hub on...
07-30-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By Miele Man

On my MTB I like to mount bar-ends inboard of the...

On my MTB I like to mount bar-ends inboard of the shifters and brake levers. I use those bar-ends when I'm bucking a headwind or just want a bit more aero riding position.
...
07-30-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,537
Posted By Miele Man

There used to be a fellow 7 kilometers outside of...

There used to be a fellow 7 kilometers outside of town that sold used bicycles for $40.00 Canadian. I bought quite a few of them for the 7-speed Deore or similar grade components including the triple...
07-30-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By Miele Man

I've use crank arms that would normally bottom...

I've use crank arms that would normally bottom out. I did it by adding a small soda can shim to each of the flats on the spindle. They've lasted for years. I glue the shim to the spindle with a gel...
07-30-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
Posted By Miele Man

You can put images into t he gallery and someone...

You can put images into t he gallery and someone else can then post them for you. Then again, you only need two more posts to be able to post images directly.

If you use an alloy dropbar then you...
07-30-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Miele Man

There are so many laws that are quite difficult...

There are so many laws that are quite difficult to enforce. Hands free cellphone use seems to be yet another of them. I think the law is more a "lets make it look like we're doing something" than it...
07-30-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,535
Posted By Miele Man

I'd look at it this way. Where do I ride? How...

I'd look at it this way. Where do I ride? How fast do I ride? Is traffic heavy? What happens is a cheap China sourced pedal/critical component breaks?

Cheers
07-29-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,886
Posted By Miele Man

The roundabouts in Waterloo Region in Ontario,...

The roundabouts in Waterloo Region in Ontario, Canada have the pedestrian crossings in a bout the worst possible place. As you said drivers are either concentrating on the merge or speeding up to...
07-28-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By Miele Man

I once rode around thirty kilometers with what...

I once rode around thirty kilometers with what was a fairly flexible shoe sole. I had lost something valuable somewhere on that route and had to go back to find it. So my total distance that day...
Forum: Touring
07-27-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By Miele Man

I use Profile Design cages and stainless steel...

I use Profile Design cages and stainless steel thermoses on really hot days.

Keeps the water COLD for HOURS.
...
07-26-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,697
Posted By Miele Man

Maybe use a Suntour Triple Pulley rear...

Maybe use a Suntour Triple Pulley rear derailleur? Uses the two rearmost pulleys in the bigger gears and then the third forward pulley takes up the slack in the smaller gears.
...
07-26-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,778
Posted By Miele Man

Do you have a link to a source for such liners? ...

Do you have a link to a source for such liners?

Thanks and cheers
07-25-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,120
Views: 394,569
Posted By Miele Man

Wanted Alive! Shimano FD-1055 front...

Wanted Alive!

Shimano FD-1055 front derailleur. Clamp has to be 28.6 mm.

Can trade a FD-5501 31.8 clamp on one or a FD-5501 braze-on one.

Cheers
07-25-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 618,234
Posted By Miele Man

I just bought a bunch of Mothers metal polishes...

I just bought a bunch of Mothers metal polishes and waxes for my silver bicycle components, and for my bicycle frames. I've heard good things about Mother's polishes on these forums and figured I'd...
07-22-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20,462
Views: 3,526,016
Posted By Miele Man

An accident waiting to happen when the front...

An accident waiting to happen when the front wheels splay away from each other?

Cheers
07-17-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7,203
Views: 699,715
Posted By Miele Man

Three sets of 3-for $50.00 USD Servizio Corse...

Three sets of 3-for $50.00 USD Servizio Corse tubular tires from Yellow Jersey in Wisconsin, USA. Nine tires in total.

Cheers
07-17-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Miele Man

Here's what the Blackburn rack adapters look like...

Here's what the Blackburn rack adapters look like in real life.
...
07-17-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By Miele Man

Many years ago I read about shaving the legs for...

Many years ago I read about shaving the legs for the first time. the advice was do NOT do it before a race because the feeling of bedding on bare skin often makes getting to sleep difficult.
...
07-04-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,723
Posted By Miele Man

I've always worn some sort of eyeglasses and...

I've always worn some sort of eyeglasses and often where sunglasses over them. I was once riding at speed over a bridge in Toronto Canada when my left sunglass lens was struck hard by some large bug....
07-01-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

Thanks. I'll hook one of them up to a derailleur...

Thanks. I'll hook one of them up to a derailleur and see if the shift lever stays in it gear I select.

Cheers
07-01-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

As I mentioned in Post #8, I managed to get the...

As I mentioned in Post #8, I managed to get the lever installed onto the body. However when I move the lever to any other position other than the one shown in this new image the lever snaps back to...
06-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

Okay. Here's the lever removed from the body...

Okay. Here's the lever removed from the body again.

There's the spring inside the lever. The problem is that no matter how tight I fasten the bolt that goes through the lever and into the body,...
06-29-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

Okay. I managed to get the shift lever onto the...

Okay. I managed to get the shift lever onto the body and the bolt through both. However neither shift lever ratchets or stays in the position I put it into. The lever springs back to a resting...
06-29-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

I only snugged up the internal expander bolt...

I only snugged up the internal expander bolt AFTER I took the assemble off of the handlebar. I didn't want to lose anything.

The problem is that I can't get the circular section of the shift lever...
06-29-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

That's the problem. I can't get the circular part...

That's the problem. I can't get the circular part of the lever to slide far enough into the body so that I can put the bolt through the body and the lever to anchor the lever to the body.

Here's ...
06-29-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

How in blazes did I not notice those are Shimano...

How in blazes did I not notice those are Shimano shifters and not Suntour? I'm pretty sure that the guy I got them from said they were Suntour?

I snugged up the hex bolt on the inside after taking...
06-29-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Miele Man

How to install these Suntour Bar-Con shifters?

Hi there people.

I have these Suntour bar-con shifters I'm trying to install into my handlebar. For some reason I can not get them to go in far enough so that I can put the anchor bolt into the...
06-19-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Miele Man

On an upright handlebar on an MTB I prefer...

On an upright handlebar on an MTB I prefer separate thumbshifters and brake levers.

Cheers
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