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11-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By squirtdad

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is...

so bottom line is: if the frame the OP is looking at does not have the specific press fit BB installed for R7000 it will need to be pulled and replaced with the correct BB
11-15-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,611
Posted By squirtdad

a) if it is new check with the builder as to what...

a) if it is new check with the builder as to what size seatpost is required
b) get the calipers out and measure the seat post and the inside diameter of the seat tube that should tell you a lot
11-15-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 515
Posted By squirtdad

dont forget hope https://www.hopetech.com/

dont forget hope https://www.hopetech.com/
11-10-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By squirtdad

but would that exclude beer, just because it is...

but would that exclude beer, just because it is chilly? (from a guy who grew up in montana, where rules of the manhood required that you drink your illegal OLY bare handed at 20 below at alcohol...
11-09-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By squirtdad

1) frame not designed for stress at those...

1) frame not designed for stress at those points,,,i.e no reinforcement at point of attachment and over all strength
2) a frame not just 'carbon fiber set in epoxy' it is (or should be in good...
11-07-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,320
Posted By squirtdad

and I was going to say a lot of beer and pole...

and I was going to say a lot of beer and pole dancing...... :D
11-06-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By squirtdad

I am not getting older, I am getting less young...

I am not getting older, I am getting less young and blonder :D :50: :giver:
11-05-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By squirtdad

personally I like vintage frames with modern...

personally I like vintage frames with modern components, so am more concerned by the move to all disc braking and all electronic shifting at the high end.

but if you look a at the vendors...
11-05-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,261
Posted By squirtdad

MY opinion is no, not "worth it" in terms of...

MY opinion is no, not "worth it" in terms of that the result at the end of a lot of work will not be as nice as the factory paint and will not be as durable unless you use automotive paint, so even...
10-28-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By squirtdad

why spend all the effort and time trying to make...

why spend all the effort and time trying to make something work that will be sub par at best and has a history of broken axles (greater than 7 speed freewheels)

best bet is is to find a different...
10-28-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By squirtdad

Rivendell has similar models some sold out but...

Rivendell has similar models some sold out but if some one ones quality and large place to look

rosco platypus (have 60s) ...
10-25-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 680
Posted By squirtdad

lol rema and only rema, sand around the...

lol rema and only rema,

sand around the hole and beyond,

put the glue on, wait......no not yet wait some more......

is it dry....nope wait some more....

now put the patch...
10-25-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,055
Posted By squirtdad

new spokes and nipples alone would be 40 bucks...

new spokes and nipples alone would be 40 bucks plus

you can get a whole new wheel set for $150 https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=235_432&products_id=2529

or if...
10-25-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 878,429
Posted By squirtdad

just got a deer head derailler, not sure what i...

just got a deer head derailler, not sure what i will use it for, but it is in good shape and it was a low ball bid.....that i did not expect to win

thus the part stash grows
10-24-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By squirtdad

I would make sure the seat post is not past...

I would make sure the seat post is not past minimum extension. (and the stem) both look pretty high

that look to be a 19 or 21 inch frame certainly too small for a rider using that much...
10-19-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 300,130
Posted By squirtdad

here is my go to for gluing tires Tubular Tire...

here is my go to for gluing tires Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by Yellow Jersey; Thoughts on a Front Wheel (http://www.yellowjersey.org/frontwheel.html) ymmv
10-16-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By squirtdad

Greta is great at photo bombing :beer:

Greta is great at photo bombing :beer:
10-15-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,233
Posted By squirtdad

That is a bunch of C&V.... have fun guys. Any...

That is a bunch of C&V.... have fun guys. Any ferry rides involved? should throw one in for the fun of it
10-15-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By squirtdad

thanks, always learning here

thanks, always learning here
10-14-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
Posted By squirtdad

a) sorry to hear about your negative interaction...

a) sorry to hear about your negative interaction with a car

b) I think the blue rims will look super nice (course my design ethos my be flawed...my next frame involves kandy apply green and...
10-14-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By squirtdad

I think you need to think find parts that are of...

I think you need to think find parts that are of the right style.

for finish, clean, polish and a wax (auto store stuff) let the patina be part of the homage and memories

search for radio...
10-12-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By squirtdad

need to show the garage with the secret stash of...

need to show the garage with the secret stash of bikes
10-12-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,093
Posted By squirtdad

off my lawn whipper snapper :50: :giver:

off my lawn whipper snapper

:50:
:giver:
10-12-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,093
Posted By squirtdad

hmmm some how the math is not working on the...

hmmm some how the math is not working on the $1000 an oz :p

Rock and roll gold $8 for 4 oz so $2 an oz for purpose designed product
Chain-L $12 for 4 oz so $3 an oz for purpose designed...
10-11-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,093
Posted By squirtdad

another pet peeve cheap alternative chain lube...

another pet peeve cheap alternative chain lube and grease threads, like people are going broke getting a tube of Phil's or a bottle of Chain-L (or whatever else your favorite is )
10-11-22, 08:54 AM
10-11-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,093
Posted By squirtdad

people who ask for input and then get upset when...

people who ask for input and then get upset when the input does not affirm their thinking
10-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By squirtdad

counterfeit bikes

Not sure where else to put this, but interesting read https://www.velonews.com/not-all-frames-are-created-equal-a-look-deep-inside-the-carbon-in-counterfeit-bikes/
10-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By squirtdad

tires/rubber will be affected by oxidation,ozone...

tires/rubber will be affected by oxidation,ozone etc over time so something happening with age is not surprising..... (kinda like my knees)
10-08-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,054
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO tire and tube selection and size make the...

IMHO tire and tube selection and size make the most noticeable bang for buck improvement in all aspects, rim weight and quality wheel build are second

one tire to look at with a good balance of...
10-07-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 300,130
Posted By squirtdad

good dude to deal with by the way.....took...

good dude to deal with by the way.....took forever to unpack cranks he sent
10-07-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By squirtdad

IME if your are doing an full repaint and don't...

IME if your are doing an full repaint and don't remove everything it will show, even with sandable primer

My understanding is that powder coaters have to or a minimum normally remove all old...
10-07-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 300,130
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw you can get new ambrosio nemesis here ...

fwiw you can get new ambrosio nemesis here https://ciclicorsa.com/shop/ambrosio-nemesis-tubular-rim/

King of the north,

I bought a pair and am in process of building them on hope rs4...
10-06-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,536
Posted By squirtdad

dumb idea, the "chain clearance" just introduce...

dumb idea, the "chain clearance" just introduce a failure point an brittle material, aluminum that fractures, not bends.

removing material from the fork, which has some of most forces on it ...
10-04-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 918
Posted By squirtdad

that is basically silly drag for the wheel...

that is basically silly

drag for the wheel for touring is not a factor even without panniers or what ever you are carrying.

peopled have toured all over the world with standard asymmetrical...
10-04-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,104
Posted By squirtdad

Miyata team ...

Miyata team
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1515/85_team_miyata_may22_da30b329e8ac0d865f67eef4bb0e80405ce0eed9.jpg
10-03-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By squirtdad

10 years should not be long for a bike....my...

10 years should not be long for a bike....my issues it my choice for mechanical shifting and rim brakes in higher end groups is going away, I don't want to be forced into technology I don't want. ...
09-30-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,545
Posted By squirtdad

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting...

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting a role, so may not make a 10 list. so many different ways to think about it reynolds, tange, columbus, engilish, french italian

so in no...
09-30-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By squirtdad

my kitchen, beans from Black oak, ground fresh,...

my kitchen, beans from Black oak, ground fresh, 1/14 ration in clever dripper into a hydro flask cup. in olden day terms yuppie (young no longer applies)

other than that Philz
...
09-30-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 933
Posted By squirtdad

I find park tool a huge help (and I have wrenched...

I find park tool a huge help (and I have wrenched on bikes for a long time)

this should help about tubeless

https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help?query=&area%5B%5D=60

tubeless vs...
09-30-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By squirtdad

OMG I am so triggered at this vegan abuse LOL ...

OMG I am so triggered at this vegan abuse LOL

I am 95% vegan, specifically low oil vegan (avocados are verboten, that is part of the 5% ), so just proved the stereotype

fell into this year,...
09-29-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 534
Posted By squirtdad

I personally find true flat bars hurt my wrists, ...

I personally find true flat bars hurt my wrists, but I almost always have a bike to user for errands and such (jump on and use) with north road style bars. and have tried the velo orange...
09-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,704
Posted By squirtdad

that got me thinking Black coat, white...

that got me thinking

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac, yeah/The boy's a time bomb.
09-27-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 357
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure....

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure. but had no luck with them working well over time

I use the rem tiptop and write date purchased on them and replace yearly...conservative but works...
09-27-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By squirtdad

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)
09-27-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,135
Posted By squirtdad

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only...

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only buy from ebay when i cant find something any place else, but it does seem that you need to have a business approach to using ebay, knowing cost of...
09-27-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By squirtdad

you can build a var 30 like tool from the...

you can build a var 30 like tool from the hardware store

it has worked well for me. also I like freeze-off and it helps to whack what ever tool your are using to add some shock, this tool...
09-24-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,135
Posted By squirtdad

and to note, no humans are involved it is all...

and to note, no humans are involved it is all computer based (ie. ebay electronically sends 1099, which get compared to same year return, mismatch means computer calculates and sends a letter ...
09-24-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 538
Posted By squirtdad

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown...

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown can get you through all of the basics and far more.

I love the sheldon brown site but I would start with park, they have both article and vidoes
...
09-23-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By squirtdad

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general...

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general geographic location you might get some good recommendations for people who could do this... your are getting super good input from experienced, well...
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