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02-18-22, 01:26 PM
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Posted By thook

well, i don't have anything like. i'll look for...

well, i don't have anything like. i'll look for the lever/s, though
02-18-22, 12:52 PM
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Posted By thook

I have some modolo levers and they MIGHT have the...

I have some modolo levers and they MIGHT have the same style clamp. I'll have to look tomorrow, if you can wait a minute or three :)
02-09-22, 07:53 AM
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Posted By thook

that was damn fine film!! when nick cage is on,...

that was damn fine film!! when nick cage is on, he's really on
02-06-22, 12:45 PM
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Posted By thook

i'm not suggesting you invert the bars like in...

i'm not suggesting you invert the bars like in the photo. it's just the only photo i could find with road levers on it. otherwise, those sparrow bars are normal cruiser bars like those nittos, or...
02-05-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413
Posted By thook

lol...i swear, how could this procedure get...

lol...i swear, how could this procedure get complicated to people? one doesn't need specialized tools or fixtures to do this nor even stress about it coming out perfectly round. just do it by hand....
02-05-22, 02:16 PM
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Posted By thook

you might look a soma's "sparrow" handlebar....

you might look a soma's "sparrow" handlebar. comes in different widths and can fit road levers and bar end shifters

granted, they're inverted here, but you get the idea...
...
02-02-22, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By thook

Everything looks the same as it's been from what...

Everything looks the same as it's been from what I can see, too
01-26-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,868
Posted By thook

This is on top of Wallin Mtn in Greenland, AR...

This is on top of Wallin Mtn in Greenland, AR just south of Fayetteville....home of U of A. I forget now what the elevation is in this spot, but it took a low 20 inch gear (24t to 34t) to reach...
01-16-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By thook

Okay. The question wasn't clear to me, but now I...

Okay. The question wasn't clear to me, but now I understand. I don't know the significant between label colorings. However, Rigida made good rims. My '82 614 came with the black label, IIRC, and...
01-15-22, 03:43 PM
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Posted By thook

that can easily be fixed!! i did a bit worse on...

that can easily be fixed!! i did a bit worse on the '82 trek 614 i had years ago. had the bike up top on the roof rack and didn't realize the bank's after hours depository roof was too low....
01-15-22, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By thook

IME, it's hard to say. I've had tires last for...

IME, it's hard to say. I've had tires last for years and not rot. But, I've bought some....even rather pricey ones....that didn't last a year before they started showing signs of degradation. Best...
01-14-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,253
Posted By thook

Okay. I thought that might be where you were...

Okay. I thought that might be where you were going with it. Honestly, I'd never made a correlation before with shifting quality and the B screw. Thanks!
01-12-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,253
Posted By thook

No, you're right.

No, you're right.
01-12-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,253
Posted By thook

It works in conjunction with the quick release....

It works in conjunction with the quick release. While riding and approaching a descent, for example, flip the quick release open and the saddle drops down from your weight all the while the hite-rite...
01-12-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,253
Posted By thook

Well, the whole reason I started the thread was...

Well, the whole reason I started the thread was kind of in light of that. You can read all over the BF subforums about never using a short cage with a triple...or simply never exceed the total...
01-07-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By thook

Mini moto's are way too rich for my blood. But, I...

Mini moto's are way too rich for my blood. But, I do know about them. Since they came out I suppose.
12-31-21, 08:30 PM
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Posted By thook

Haha! Well, done....on the photo and the build :)

Haha! Well, done....on the photo and the build :)
Forum: Framebuilders
12-31-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By thook

Web image of the press I have. What do ya'll...

Web image of the press I have. What do ya'll think? Up to the task?
...
12-26-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By thook

mrv Ah, okay. Thank you, Mark. Not only too long,...

mrv Ah, okay. Thank you, Mark. Not only too long, I think that's a headshock specific stem. I don't know of anything else that has the same ID for the steerer. I certainly don't have anything that...
12-22-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,255
Posted By thook

Lol....same here! :p

Lol....same here! :p
12-22-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,255
Posted By thook

Lol...you probably were one to sneak peek the...

Lol...you probably were one to sneak peek the christmas presents as a kid?
12-20-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By thook

exactly!!!...haha!

exactly!!!...haha!
12-20-21, 06:16 PM
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Views: 615
Posted By thook

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
12-20-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By thook

sunburst ... You could try a mix of auto tranny...

sunburst ...
You could try a mix of auto tranny fluid and acetone. I've not used it, but I have read near or as good of results as the kroil. A forum member that frequents the C & V has used it with...
12-16-21, 06:25 AM
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Posted By thook

Okay...here we go...lol! PM coming

Okay...here we go...lol! PM coming
12-16-21, 01:31 AM
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Views: 4,283
Posted By thook

Not mine, but I have one like this in the same...

Not mine, but I have one like this in the same size. It's not a particularly outstanding splatter scheme, but it's kinda unique in that it looks more like thin tiger stripes in person
...
12-15-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By thook

I-cey what you did there!!

I-cey what you did there!!
12-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,080
Posted By thook

Oh man...those just look odd....lol!! I'm not...

Oh man...those just look odd....lol!! I'm not biased, though
12-14-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,080
Posted By thook

Oh, I don't think it looks goofy to have a short...

Oh, I don't think it looks goofy to have a short stem. Maybe in the 50 or 60mm range it does. In that case, a rider does what it has to to get a good fit. Otoh, one could slide the seat forward a bit...
12-13-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,577
Posted By thook

Not only that, but the poor quality parts the...

Not only that, but the poor quality parts the manufacturers spec'd them with. I've had and have some Schwinns, Dawes, Peugeot, Raleigh, and others that weren't primo as a frameset, but not junk,...
12-13-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,080
Posted By thook

Almost impossible? Meaning they are out there,...

Almost impossible? Meaning they are out there, though?

I've had some of those Cinelli's and didn't like them. IIRC, the drips kinda cambered in a tad and felt awkward. I sold mine,...
12-12-21, 10:48 PM
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Posted By thook

:twitchy: :eek::love:

:twitchy: :eek::love:
12-12-21, 10:37 PM
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Views: 585,631
Posted By thook

i "think" i have a matrix. iirc, it's from 7spd...

i "think" i have a matrix. iirc, it's from 7spd era.
btw, i found those suntour parts, finally. i'll PM some time tomorrow
12-12-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,506
Posted By thook

really? :deadhorse:

really? :deadhorse:
12-12-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By thook

the length of the derailleur hanger has an...

the length of the derailleur hanger has an effect. 32mm or longer is probably what got you there
12-12-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 132,121
Posted By thook

I know this is an old post, but if there's any...

I know this is an old post, but if there's any chance you'd reply and care to share the powder color on that frame I'd love to know it! (PM sent) Thanks!
12-12-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,441
Posted By thook

Byrne'n down the house...

Byrne'n down the house...
12-12-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,441
Posted By thook

color me green...:D congratulations, too!

color me green...:D

congratulations, too!
12-11-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By thook

totally underrated line from suntour. i shoulda...

totally underrated line from suntour. i shoulda though of that. lighter than the V series, but just as bomb proof. to me, they're cosmetically like the "woodie" of the suntour options...if that makes...
12-11-21, 11:25 PM
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Views: 1,026,596
Posted By thook

quintessential tourer with a few nice updates!!...

quintessential tourer with a few nice updates!! mafac cantilevers??
12-11-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By thook

bolt on e-bike kits?

i have a client (i do home/odds and ends repair) that's looking to sell his truck after i getting it running and then build an e-bike with a 26" mtb. i know nothing about e-bikes, but been working...
Forum: For Sale
12-11-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By thook

click on the link. it's $40 obo

click on the link. it's $40 obo
12-10-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,506
Posted By thook

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f11-ClTi3og

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f11-ClTi3og
12-10-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,506
Posted By thook

mistake? it's not like he made any personal...

mistake? it's not like he made any personal attacks on anyone. :rolleyes: he had an inconsequential (in a greater scheme of things way) opinion based on limited exposure. granted, it's not logical...
12-10-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By thook

i kinda figured you had your bases covered in...

i kinda figured you had your bases covered in that regard. i've never used rotella in anything, but i've used/tried a bunch of others

i like the way nutella smells....;)
12-08-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By thook

lol...righto! i have an almost envy for people...

lol...righto! i have an almost envy for people and their bikes like that. some of the coolest bikes i think are the ones that are "grungy".
12-08-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By thook

the only speed limit distinctions made that i'm...

the only speed limit distinctions made that i'm aware of across the US is on the interstates and only between passenger/utility vehicles and tractor trailers. even then, it's only a 5mph difference...
12-08-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By thook

no brakes??!! is this a trend now? why on earth...

no brakes??!! is this a trend now? why on earth NO brakes??
12-07-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By thook

as long as the steering column is the same size....

as long as the steering column is the same size. is that 1 1/8in ?
12-07-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,305
Posted By thook

https://media1.giphy.com/media/ToMjGpH0POfJRIpcI7K...

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