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05-15-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

The west coast of California is indeed a unique...

The west coast of California is indeed a unique environment.
05-15-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By mountaindave

Yes, both hub sets are confirmed 7402, also both...

Yes, both hub sets are confirmed 7402, also both 130mm.

I have two 7 speed 7400 cassette hubs in use. I customized the cassettes and used Hyperglide sprockets from standard 7s or 8s cassettes....
05-15-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

:innocent:

:innocent:
05-15-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

I've never been to Berkley, but it seems to be...

I've never been to Berkley, but it seems to be cool there year-round. I wear my long sleeve to avoid sunscreen and I definitely use it up to the 60s, even 70s. It breathes nicely.
05-15-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By mountaindave

Looks like I only have 7402 hubs: 32h, 8s, but...

Looks like I only have 7402 hubs: 32h, 8s, but with the reduced diameter Uniglide threading that requires the proprietary, unobtanium 1st and 2nd position Uniglide sprockets. But I do happen to have...
05-15-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By mountaindave

How many holes?

How many holes?
05-14-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By mountaindave

Yes, do. But like I mentioned before, you already...

Yes, do. But like I mentioned before, you already have a great FW. You could lock out the 50 and simply have a nice compact double. Free.
05-14-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By mountaindave

That's a nice little triple FD. If you decide to...

That's a nice little triple FD. If you decide to use a regular road FD for a compact double, there are half-step nerds who would be interested... :innocent:
05-14-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By mountaindave

That's a heck of a deal!

That's a heck of a deal!
05-14-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By mountaindave

Then the FW was either poorly chosen by...

Then the FW was either poorly chosen by manufacturer, or it was replaced by a PO.

That visual gear calculator linked above is awesome. Check out the difference between yours (top) and mine (bottom...
05-14-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By mountaindave

No negatives at all. In fact, you could replace...

No negatives at all. In fact, you could replace the outer chainring with a “bashgaurd” (aka pant-cuff-saver) and you would have a very nice compact double: most road FDs are designed to handle a 16t...
05-14-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 667
Posted By mountaindave

The good news is that you’re sorting your...

The good news is that you’re sorting your shifting issues. The bad news is that this drive train, as set up, will not function as a half-step. The bike either came that way (spec’ed by somebody who...
05-14-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By mountaindave

Are you talking tri-color 600? I’ve got what you...

Are you talking tri-color 600? I’ve got what you need if so.
05-12-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,998
Posted By mountaindave

He’s busy building somebody a new fork… :innocent:

He’s busy building somebody a new fork… :innocent:
05-10-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

You will be missed, Jim! Taking care of your own...

You will be missed, Jim! Taking care of your own is important. Be well!
05-08-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,998
Posted By mountaindave

I’ll start by saying that we at Cino are humbled...

I’ll start by saying that we at Cino are humbled by your praise and do appreciate all of your feedback. Reed and the rest of the original crew never felt threatened by L’Eroica (despite the cease and...
05-08-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

Keeper Of the Flame :thumb:

Keeper Of the Flame :thumb:
05-08-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

Vent Noirs would be very cool, but an anniversary...

Vent Noirs would be very cool, but an anniversary Stumpy would fall pretty close to the KOF category. Again, bribes have been known to work well. :innocent: I had no idea they were even made - that’s...
05-07-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

Plan B is the Bianchi!

Plan B is the Bianchi!
05-07-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By mountaindave

They lasted quite a while this time…28 minutes.

They lasted quite a while this time…28 minutes.
05-06-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

Jersey selection is underway, we should have...

Jersey selection is underway, we should have options by the end of the weekend - stay tuned!
05-06-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,675
Posted By mountaindave

Mamma always said, “Better to be a smart a$$ than...

Mamma always said, “Better to be a smart a$$ than a dumb a$$!”
05-02-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 954,376
Posted By mountaindave

Holy buckets, that’s some bling there!

Holy buckets, that’s some bling there!
05-02-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By mountaindave

Conveniently, this could take 8/9/10s cassettes,...

Conveniently, this could take 8/9/10s cassettes, so they are very versatile.

GLWS
05-02-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By mountaindave

Cino’s (http://Cinorider.com) theme this year is...

Cino’s (http://Cinorider.com) theme this year is vintage mountain bikes. :thumb:
04-25-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By mountaindave

I might be thinking of the Suntour Vx BB…...

I might be thinking of the Suntour Vx BB… similar, but different.
04-25-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By mountaindave

I’ve not done it yet, but there is info somewhere...

I’ve not done it yet, but there is info somewhere about how to replace the bearings in the BB. It’s pretty cool because it’s adjustable left and right.

GLWS
Forum: Touring
04-23-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By mountaindave

You’re about a hundreds years too late for one of...

You’re about a hundreds years too late for one of those:
...
Forum: Touring
04-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By mountaindave

Search for campgrounds along the way and you’ll...

Search for campgrounds along the way and you’ll find them. Maybe not perfectly spaced, but they’re there. The whole valley is practically national forest so wild camping is always an option (albeit...
Forum: Touring
04-22-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By mountaindave

I didn't mean to sound depressing, sorry about...

I didn't mean to sound depressing, sorry about that. I think you might consider me a highway snob, as in, I avoid them at all costs. But that's only because I can. The narrowest tire I typically ride...
Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By mountaindave

That's a cool map, but they claim that some...

That's a cool map, but they claim that some sections around the west side of Flathead Lake are 2'-4' feet wide when there are more likely only 2' (if that).

It might be worth checking out...
Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By mountaindave

gauvins, PM me your full trip details for the...

gauvins, PM me your full trip details for the Flathead Valley and maybe I can help out.

There are pros and cons to each side of Flathead Lake. I have only ridden the north half of the west shore...
04-21-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By mountaindave

Those mirrors may seem a bit goofy, but man are...

Those mirrors may seem a bit goofy, but man are they useful. I actually took off a pair of Suntour Superbe levers and replaced them with Dia Compes like these just so I could have the mirror. I...
04-18-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By mountaindave

In a pinch, one can swap the bolts from a...

In a pinch, one can swap the bolts from a different rear to a 750 front. It takes some time, but allows for a full refurbishing.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,327
Posted By mountaindave

On the ride that inspired me to revive this...

On the ride that inspired me to revive this thread, the guy who was “leading” the ride wheel sucked me through a tight, windy section with no shoulder and moderate traffic (i.e single file riding). I...
04-07-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By mountaindave

When I first saw the title, my brain translated...

When I first saw the title, my brain translated Big Bois into Grand Bois - it didn’t even occur to me until today that it was Big Boys. :rolleyes:
04-05-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By mountaindave

I should have paid attention to this - it would...

I should have paid attention to this - it would have been rad for a sag vehicle on the Cino. Enjoy!
04-04-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 954,376
Posted By mountaindave

Those Mavic mechs and Retrofriction levers are...

Those Mavic mechs and Retrofriction levers are tight!
04-04-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By mountaindave

In case people are wondering, those are...

In case people are wondering, those are retrofriction shift levers - arguably the best friction levers ever made. They were so good that pros with Campy levers would swap them for these levers.
04-03-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,746
Posted By mountaindave

Just get to find the smallest ring of 28t. But...

Just get to find the smallest ring of 28t. But yes, these make fine super compact cranks. I use one on my wife’s bike: 48/28. It was 45/28 until I stole the 45 for a half-step setup…
04-02-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By mountaindave

Loved this edition of BF CV 4/1 sales ads - keep...

Loved this edition of BF CV 4/1 sales ads - keep the tradition going!
04-02-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By mountaindave

Holy crap in a hat, that’s gorgeous! GLWS!

Holy crap in a hat, that’s gorgeous! GLWS!
04-02-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,507
Posted By mountaindave

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;22458869]Even though the new...

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;22458869]Even though the new designs may be a bit more fashionable or eclectic, this is a C&V game, so it will remain the old design sticker./QUOTE]
So says the Crapmaster. All hail...
03-28-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks for the insight. I’ll pass on the Showers...

Thanks for the insight. I’ll pass on the Showers Pass. :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
03-28-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,327
Posted By mountaindave

Check out Speedez Fenders, they use straps to...

Check out Speedez Fenders, they use straps to attach to stays and fork. I have used them to good effect on bikes without eyelets. Once fitters, they are fairly easy on/off so you don’t have to have...
03-28-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By mountaindave

Curious on sizing. What’s your height? I read one...

Curious on sizing. What’s your height? I read one review where a person got a large, like they normally do, but the medium would have been better. I’m 6’2”.
Forum: Commuting
03-27-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,327
Posted By mountaindave

Zombie thread, rise!! I went for a shop...

Zombie thread, rise!!

I went for a shop "gravel ride" last Wednesday and brought my usual, fendered ride. It started raining immediately after we left and did so for the first half of the 30 mile...
03-27-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,507
Posted By mountaindave

I’ll let you know. I have a feeling I’d find a...

I’ll let you know. I have a feeling I’d find a lot of things if I just cleaned my shop…
03-26-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,507
Posted By mountaindave

Because most of my stuff is fairly equivalent to...

Because most of my stuff is fairly equivalent to what’s in the BOC, it’s hard for me to remember what went where - it all looks the same. :roflmao2:

But I know for sure that my upcoming build will...
03-26-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By mountaindave

Thank you for the info. Upon further reflection,...

Thank you for the info. Upon further reflection, I’m realizing that my current projects are outnumbering the amount of hours I have available. But those will make somebody a fine project.
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