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09-24-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By phughes

Then have them delivered to your door. ...

Then have them delivered to your door.
...
09-21-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard....

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard. I prefer thick...
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By wrk101

Yes, close to 50 years old. Sellers rarely/never...

Yes, close to 50 years old. Sellers rarely/never get age right. They don't get size right either.
09-08-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,449
Posted By jethin

I think this guy needs to find a new hobby.

I think this guy needs to find a new hobby.
09-07-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,449
Posted By obrentharris

The subject bikes are all mountain bikes. With...

The subject bikes are all mountain bikes. With 36 years of MTB experience I can assure you that disc brakes make a big difference on any kind of steep or technical terrain. Try it and find out for...
09-07-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By TejanoTrackie

What you need to determine is the dropout spacing...

What you need to determine is the dropout spacing in the fork and frame. This is the inside distance between the fork and frame dropouts where the wheel axle is inserted. The fork dropout spacing is...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By PhilFo

The problem with carrying a backpack is that it...

The problem with carrying a backpack is that it necessitates carrying more stuff like a change of shirts because of the extra sweat, etc. That said, I love my Osprey bag because of the support mesh...
09-05-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Murray Missile

In Classic & Vintage some of us like to keep some...

In Classic & Vintage some of us like to keep some of our bikes original as much as possible, this is one of them for me. The bike is almost 30 years old, rubber seals dry out and lubes turn to tar so...
09-03-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By bboy314

This is exactly what I’d be concerned about if I...

This is exactly what I’d be concerned about if I were riding that frame.
09-03-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By dedhed

contact lynskey and see what it would take to...

contact lynskey and see what it would take to repair it

​​​​​​https://lynskeyperformance.com/contact-us/
09-03-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By Koyote

Well, gee, the person who wants to keep your...

Well, gee, the person who wants to keep your money and get rid of the frame told you to not worry about it. I’m sure that the seller is very reliable.

I mean, seriously? You bought a frame with a...
09-03-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By freeranger

" I contacted the seller and he replied: "That...

" I contacted the seller and he replied: "That does not compromise the structure of the head tube, according to the manufacturer. If it completely cracks, which will not, I’ll refund you the money,...
09-03-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By CAT7RDR

Let's see, o-rings and foam tiles can take down...

Let's see, o-rings and foam tiles can take down spacecraft.
Do you have good dental benefits?
09-03-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By n2t

I don't know much about bikes. But it seems to...

I don't know much about bikes. But it seems to me that the frame is a core component of the build. If that's compromized, the whole bike would be. Maybe keep the parts that are worth while and get...
09-03-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. In that case, keep it, have fun adjusting...

Lol. In that case, keep it, have fun adjusting the preload on the headset and don't worry about that wobble.
09-03-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By n2t

At the very least, I would consider drilling a...

At the very least, I would consider drilling a hole at the end of the crack to stop further spread. That looks like any stress is just going to cause it to lengthen until it fails. Were it me, I...
09-03-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By Trakhak

Setting aside the improbable claim that a...

Setting aside the improbable claim that a representative of the manufacturer would say that that crack does not compromise the reliability of the frame, someone who concealed the existence of that...
09-03-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,027
Posted By WhyFi

That's one scummy seller. I'd return it.

That's one scummy seller. I'd return it.
08-25-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By KenNC

Could you give some more details about the paint...

Could you give some more details about the paint you have used, and will be using, and the spray gun you used? I have had some projects where I have wanted to do better than rattle can re-painting,...
08-24-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

As with any tool the manor od handling and...

As with any tool the manor od handling and applying the tool is more important than its cost. I have three different DO tool brands in my basement. All are good at what they do. My friends drool over...
08-15-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By pdlamb

Hard to be certain, but my best guess is you...

Hard to be certain, but my best guess is you didn't dry the frame quickly or well enough. You might try drying the frame with towels as soon as the rinse is done, followed by hitting it with a heat...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,463
Posted By Koyote

Or maybe you’d just mercilessly drop him. Which...

Or maybe you’d just mercilessly drop him. Which is exactly what keeps happening to Larry.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,463
Posted By BillyD

So glad to hear there are some of us who use...

So glad to hear there are some of us who use common sense. Everybody whines incessantly about Larry, when in reality the best way to get rid of guys like Larry is to ignore them. Don't post in...
08-02-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,544
Posted By Litespud

"But I was in the right!!" - always looks good on...

"But I was in the right!!" - always looks good on a headstone. Suck it up - you're on a bicycle surrounded by cars
07-23-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,042
Posted By Chuck M

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of...

When I see cops, I toss my half empty bottle of vodka into a dumpster.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-20-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By duanedr

I don't think I would have taken the risk of...

I don't think I would have taken the risk of breaking whatever you used to try to bend it back. With the kink in the chainstay it was never going to work. If you took parts off it, you got your...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-20-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'm only an hour drive east of you. I would be...

I'm only an hour drive east of you. I would be willing to take a look at it with you if that is interesting. Andy
07-19-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By tomhaegler

:lol: great. Still have the "Murder was the case"...

:lol: great. Still have the "Murder was the case" vinyl in my shelf.
07-13-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,529
Posted By greatbasin

They didn't lose anything. They don't have a...

They didn't lose anything. They don't have a small in stock and can't get one.
07-13-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,529
Posted By big john

I cannot understand this whatsoever. If you want...

I cannot understand this whatsoever. If you want something, buy it. Does it matter whether you can ride it at all? Are you trying to predict when you're going to die and not buy anything that you...
07-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,529
Posted By Bald Paul

I'm upgrading because I feel like upgrading. Do...

I'm upgrading because I feel like upgrading. Do any of us have to rationalize buying a new bike?
07-07-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,529
Posted By Bald Paul

Yes, I got a call the following day. They...

Yes, I got a call the following day. They explained that they had a 'try it for 30 days' policy, but that only applied if you got the frame size they recommended. I told them to expedite the reversal...
07-07-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,529
Posted By Bald Paul

Ready to buy, and then.....

70 years old. I'm riding a carbon fiber, Ultegra 11 spd Di2 bike with carbon wheels and rim brakes. Thought it was about time to upgrade to something more current. I found a carbon fiber bike with...
06-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,101
Posted By shelbyfv

Re pic in post #79. The bars are set up...

Re pic in post #79. The bars are set up incorrectly. You have the ends pointed up like fish hooks. Also, with the saddle angled down like that you'll be very uncomfortable if you work up to rides...
06-19-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 60,480
Posted By geomiko

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together...

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together last Sunday. Met a 40-year-old messenger from NOLA with maybe the prettiest fixed gear bike I've ever seen.

He ordered this Gan Well Pro track bike...
05-15-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Bald Paul

Remember "Eddie" from American Flyers?

Classic cycling movie. On a training ride, "Eddie" chases them and 'eats' one of their shoes.

Today, I met my Eddiie. I was riding along a quiet road, with two houses on the left, and a pasture on...
05-10-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By plonz

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible...

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible bike! I have the exact frameset and it is the lightest and fastest in my C&V fleet. Very twitchy and not something I want to spend more than 2 hours...
04-30-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By Bald Paul

Here in SC, laws regarding diesel fuel system...

Here in SC, laws regarding diesel fuel system modifications and rolling coal seem to only apply to commercial vehicles. However, a recently passed law states SECTION 56-5-3445. It is unlawful to...
Forum: Touring
04-22-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,076
Posted By staehpj1

Given your comments I have to ask. Why not just...

Given your comments I have to ask. Why not just skip the bike and walk? It seems like at 5-10 miles per day that would make more sense. Actually you ought to be able to make better mileage than that...
04-18-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,824
Posted By Drillium Dude

Many appear to be repaints, too. Another detail...

Many appear to be repaints, too. Another detail to be determined, and of course, one which will surely affect value(s).

DD
04-18-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,824
Posted By Drillium Dude

Because it was too hot to ride during daylight...

Because it was too hot to ride during daylight hours here today (96 degrees!), I decided to look at the auction pics at length and do some addition. Was able to ID most of the bikes in the photos,...
04-13-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Easier said then done and best done before the...

Easier said then done and best done before the blades are attached. A lathe with a spindle bore large enough to fit a steerer in it (to lessen the free/extended from the chuck amount of the fork)...
04-12-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By dedhed

A Good LBS will have the proper tool to do this...

A Good LBS will have the proper tool to do this quickly and easily.

​​​​​​https://youtu.be/RtWlu2azWtc
04-12-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By redshift1

For information, even though there are some great...

For information, even though there are some great suggestions above that are less involved ( and this is not typically what DIY would refer to ), this is a perfect job for turning ( as opposed to...
04-11-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.retro-gression.com/products/tang...

​​​​​​https://www.retro-gression.com/products/tange-seiki-crown-race?variant=31927412621373
04-11-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By squirtdad

why not just get a 27mm head set ($24) ...

why not just get a 27mm head set ($24) ...
04-11-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By dedhed

Depending on headset you can buy a crown race...

Depending on headset you can buy a crown race separately. I know many of the Tange you can.
Probably cheaper than having the fork milled.
...
04-11-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By HillRider

That was clear enough. The correct way to fit a...

That was clear enough. The correct way to fit a 26.4 crown race on a 27.0 fork is to have the fork steerer base milled down with the proper tools. Most good bike shops can do that at modest cost. ...
04-09-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By T-Mar

1990 catalogue, English specifications for...

1990 catalogue, English specifications for Stumpjumper are attached. Note highlighted specification. ...
04-09-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Rolla

If by "wobble" you mean that the chainring gets...

If by "wobble" you mean that the chainring gets closer to (and further away from) the frame as it spins, make sure the chainring is seated evenly on all arms of the spider and the bolts are all...
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