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09-28-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, I had previously figured I'd ride from home...

Hmm, I had previously figured I'd ride from home and meet you at the trailhead. Problem is that's 97 miles, so getting there by 10 am would be quite a challenge (no, I'm not going to leave at 3:30...
09-27-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,110
Posted By nlerner

That was the first hit I got with a Google search...

That was the first hit I got with a Google search for ďShogun bicycle catalog.Ē Thereís likely more out there.
09-27-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,110
Posted By nlerner

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xxzuqripbbfyfmw/AADqDyN...

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xxzuqripbbfyfmw/AADqDyNCVGoMzTczasvI-e5Va/Catalogs?dl=0&subfolder_nav_tracking=1
09-27-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By nlerner

Oh, you're totally right, and I'm actually...

Oh, you're totally right, and I'm actually running Campy Potenza 11-speed ergo brifters with a Shimano 11-speed cassette and a Campy Potenza RD on my main rider. I did learn, however, that not all...
09-27-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By nlerner

Clearly the answer is Shimergo! 11-speed Campy...

Clearly the answer is Shimergo! 11-speed Campy ergo brifters and 9-speed Shimano cassette and mechs play perfectly together. Fwiw, I really like the feel of Campy ergo. I don't dislike whatever...
09-27-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By nlerner

Hang in there, billnuke1!

Hang in there, billnuke1!
09-27-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 867
Posted By nlerner

I've fiddled with enough bikes and parts over the...

I've fiddled with enough bikes and parts over the years (and bought and sold lots of them) that I can pretty much build up a frame and fork from what I have on hand these days. The only thing I seem...
09-26-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,990
Posted By nlerner

That's some serious sideways riding. A...

That's some serious sideways riding. A well-balanced crew!
09-26-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,487
Posted By nlerner

I very much enjoy this thread jamesdak! Here's a...

I very much enjoy this thread jamesdak! Here's a speed graph from my ride this morning. I was meeting a friend at the start and was running late, so I really was trying to push things for the first...
09-26-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By nlerner

Yes! I figure Iíll use this rig for primarily...

Yes! I figure Iíll use this rig for primarily commuting, anyway, and it is getting on towards that time of year.
09-25-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By nlerner

Call off the search! I decided to go with a...

Call off the search! I decided to go with a Shimano dynohub that I had in the bin. Seems a decent match to the rear two-speed coaster I’m eager to try.
...
09-24-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,146
Posted By nlerner

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

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09-24-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By nlerner

Iím not fussy about brands or country of origin....

Iím not fussy about brands or country of origin. Thanks for for checking!
09-24-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By nlerner

ISO: 32-hole high-flange front hub

Looking for a 32-hole HF front hub, nutted or quick release. Does not to need to be anything fancy, and if it needs an overhaul, thatís fine. I probably have a half dozen HF front hubs in the bin,...
09-24-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,990
Posted By nlerner

Ditto! I enjoyed the vicarious effort while...

Ditto! I enjoyed the vicarious effort while sitting in yet another meeting.
09-24-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By nlerner

My most difficult rim experience was when Sun...

My most difficult rim experience was when Sun decided to create a 650B/584mm version of the CR18. That was my first foray into 650B magic. The rims were likely 650D/587mm or some such, and I managed...
09-22-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By nlerner

https://live.staticflickr.com/4723/39789994292_bdd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4723/39789994292_bdd70a631e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23C783m)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/23C783m)
09-22-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By nlerner

Since you have it in hand, my suggestion is to...

Since you have it in hand, my suggestion is to measure the drive side and overall spindle length, estimate how far more outboard it needs to be, and go from there. Lots of inexpensive cartridge style...
09-21-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 698
Posted By nlerner

Just leave it off. No one uses a rear brake...

Just leave it off. No one uses a rear brake anyway. It’s just for show.
09-21-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By nlerner

I agree that Altenburger is likely though the...

I agree that Altenburger is likely though the Weinmann Symmetric have a similar look:...
09-20-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By nlerner

Oh, and here’s a screenshot of that page: ...

Oh, and here’s a screenshot of that page:


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09-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By nlerner

$12 on Amazon for a 4 oz container. Wonder how...

$12 on Amazon for a 4 oz container. Wonder how many would be needed to do a whole frame? And how much elbow grease would be required (I also couldn’t access the original link, so apologies if these...
09-20-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,008
Posted By nlerner

I’m waiting for the “show us your Ishiwata 015...

I’m waiting for the “show us your Ishiwata 015 bike” thread.
09-20-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By nlerner

I have this one from an early 70s Super Sport....

I have this one from an early 70s Super Sport. Longest part measures around 11.5Ē. Yours for the cost of mailing. Let me know.
...
09-20-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,374
Posted By nlerner

I’m curious about the geometry of these hybrids....

I’m curious about the geometry of these hybrids. Most shown in this thread seem along the line of old-school mtbs with slack angles, relatively high BB, lots of wheel flop, rather than more road-bike...
09-20-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By nlerner

^ Those brake levers are definitely not 1950s era!

^ Those brake levers are definitely not 1950s era!
09-20-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17,897
Views: 2,004,486
Posted By nlerner

My town's Bicycle Advisory Committee...

My town's Bicycle Advisory Committee (https://www.brooklinema.gov/143/Bicycle-Advisory-Committee) (which I'm a member of) conducts an annual census of bike traffic during the morning commute. It's...
09-20-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,897
Views: 2,004,486
Posted By nlerner

Early this morning I only rode a couple of...

Early this morning I only rode a couple of blocks, and that was to conduct the annual bicycle census in my town at my assigned spot. Yeah, I was the guy hanging out on the corner from 7:30-9 am with...
09-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

I saw that American Classic has released a...

I saw that American Classic has released a variety of tires in both skinwall and blackwall at around $33-$35 per tire (with lots of fatter options):

https://www.amclassic.com/collections/tires
09-19-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By nlerner

# of spoke holes and OLD would be nice to know.

# of spoke holes and OLD would be nice to know.
09-19-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By nlerner

Looks like it first shows up in the Specialized...

Looks like it first shows up in the Specialized catalogs in 1993:

https://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/d/15610-2/Spec_Bikes93.pdf

Lots more catalogs to look through here:...
09-19-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 786
Posted By nlerner

No, you don't look at all worn, Jim.

No, you don't look at all worn, Jim.
09-19-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By nlerner

Well, it doesn't look anything like Cambria here...

Well, it doesn't look anything like Cambria here in the Boston area, but I did ride my hill climb route today:...
09-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By nlerner

I assume you're looking for a silver crankset? ...

I assume you're looking for a silver crankset?

Two of the more obscure models out there are the Andel 3-pin double ...
09-19-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17,897
Views: 2,004,486
Posted By nlerner

This morning’s ride was the local hill climb...

This morning’s ride was the local hill climb route (homage to fauxorica, perhaps). I was on my Raleigh Gran Course with its Campy triple crankset and 9-speed cassette, which was just about enough...
09-19-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 786
Posted By nlerner

I think a shark is missing its teeth.

I think a shark is missing its teeth.
09-18-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By nlerner

I have a copy of a 1975 Cycling review of the...

I have a copy of a 1975 Cycling review of the Norman Fay touring bike (one of which I happen to own). Unlike large manufacturers, this was set up with a Regina Extra 5-speed block (15, 16, 18, 22,...
09-18-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17,897
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Posted By nlerner

I took the Lemond out today for the first time in...

I took the Lemond out today for the first time in quite a while. Felt pretty good though I've been feeling that the frame is a touch small for me:...
09-18-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,374
Posted By nlerner

Brakes are Tektro R559...

Brakes are Tektro R559 (https://www.tektro.com/products.php?p=45), which give the extra 19mm of reach I need. I could put fenders on there, but it would require a fair amount of finesse, and I seem...
09-18-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,374
Posted By nlerner

A fairly different direction to go is a 650B...

A fairly different direction to go is a 650B conversion of a lightweight steel road bike. This Lemond Buenos Aires is running 650B x 38mm wheels; I'm about to take it on a mixed-terrain ride this...
09-17-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, my size and no Italians in the fleet. I...

Hmm, my size and no Italians in the fleet. I could be like @Spaghetti Legs !
09-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,043
Posted By nlerner

Carbon fork and Ti frame: ...

Carbon fork and Ti frame:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51238802531_3b8146cb34_b.jpg
09-16-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,534
Posted By nlerner

My most desirable has greatly shifted in the 15...

My most desirable has greatly shifted in the 15 years I've been on BF. For some time it was a Raleigh Int'l. I've had several now. For some time it was a Raleigh Clubman; kept my '49, sold my '50 and...
09-15-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By nlerner

Hah! Those are cool wheels. The front wing nuts...

Hah! Those are cool wheels. The front wing nuts are quite dear.
09-13-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,990
Posted By nlerner

gugie has cultivated quite a beard since I last...

gugie has cultivated quite a beard since I last saw him at Cino.
09-13-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 19,950
Posted By nlerner

They are pretty serious about keeping moving on...

They are pretty serious about keeping moving on the Fauxroica, too, including all meals:
...
09-13-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25,114
Views: 3,166,885
Posted By nlerner

^ Ooh, those dual shift levers are a rare find.

^ Ooh, those dual shift levers are a rare find.
09-13-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

You people really lack imagination. ...

You people really lack imagination.
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09-13-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 19,950
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/543x579/7bedeb16_bbb3_4285_89ca_82da890ad12d_c642a983eb5a71736d961d6e77b287030a503958.jpeg
09-13-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By nlerner

Vito stat!

Vito stat!
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