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01-23-24, 03:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,932
Posted By grumpus

I'd start by getting it somewhere near straight...

I'd start by getting it somewhere near straight using vise grips or a crescent wrench, so you can limit the major bending to the mid/upper part of the hanger; if it was a bare frame I'd use a bench...
12-16-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Kilroy1988

The 1978 Mercian Vincitore is Back on the Road!

Hello folks,

Well, thanks to gugie for the dropout repair and indirectly to Sedgemop for purchasing my uncle's 1972 Raleigh Professional frameset, which I had collected a number of parts for a...
03-22-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By 52telecaster

I certainly can sympathize. My gf and I have...

I certainly can sympathize. My gf and I have friends in Russia and they are very worried.

On the original subject, dyno hubs work so much better I hate to even use these things anymore.
02-04-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By bamboobike4

Some kinda pretty, that is. Ride at night. ...

Some kinda pretty, that is.

Ride at night. You'll never know the deviation.
01-19-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,682
Posted By lonesomesteve

It's really all about how the two bikes are set...

It's really all about how the two bikes are set up, and not so much about one Trek model vs. another. Both bikes are heavily modified and pretty differently equipped.

Frek is setup as a classic...
01-17-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,473
Posted By JehD

I had a Brooks B135 on my Electra but moved it to...

I had a Brooks B135 on my Electra but moved it to my fat tire bike. Currently have a B33 and it’s AMAZING.

they are expensive but imho worth every penny seat wise
12-21-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,680
Posted By AliH

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So here is what I did with it - a workhorse with prettyish lugs I guess!...
12-18-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,322
Posted By mprince

Blackburn Chicane

Blackburn Chicane
12-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,397
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I worked in a bike shop in the 1970s, we always...

I worked in a bike shop in the 1970s, we always used Craftsman sockets, did not need to grind them down.

I am guessing 6 point, not 12, but that is the kind of detail that is hard to remember.
12-12-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By ThermionicScott

I use a beam torque wrench. It cost about $20,...

I use a beam torque wrench. It cost about $20, and while I'm sure it's not 100% accurate, it's way the hell more accurate than my "feel":
...
12-10-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,462
Posted By Unca_Sam

This is too good not to steal! BTW, is there an...

This is too good not to steal! BTW, is there an attribution for this memetastic art?
12-08-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,462
Posted By ThermionicScott

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12-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,371
Posted By 52telecaster

Running errands on a cool old bike

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Research clinic...
12-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Magneto bearings in bicycle hubs

This has never been very popular, but it has been done over the years. Most notably, Maxi Car of years ago had them.
More recently, Curtis Odom used them in some of his hubs.
Now, if you read up...
11-29-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By iab

Complete C&V indifference

We live in a small bubble. Don't get me wrong, I like the bubble. It's populated with mostly good folks, and for some reason I don't know, the obscure minutia fascinates me. It is a small small...
11-29-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,962
Posted By fabiofarelli

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Some old stuff
11-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By gearbasher

I think dddd is on to something with mention of...

I think dddd is on to something with mention of a spring. I've seen breakdowns of lower level Campy skewers from the C-Record era and they have a spring in the QR lever body. Also, Campy Record 8...
11-20-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By dddd

Perhaps also, the "screw" thing (or pin/cap as...

Perhaps also, the "screw" thing (or pin/cap as you've called it) might be placed on top of a spring washer inside of the cup, with the QR shaft block then installed in the cup, and with the cam then...
11-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,686
Posted By jamesdak

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11-19-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By no67el

Just realized I'd made the mistake I had warned...

Just realized I'd made the mistake I had warned against: failing to set an alarm for 3 pm EST! But somehow they still had tall Rando bags in stock? Maybe black isn't as popular as brown or gray? I...
11-19-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,849
Posted By gugie

It'll work, but the velcro straps on the bottom...

It'll work, but the velcro straps on the bottom will be a bit short and overlap by only 2" or so. You could always use longer straps if needed.
...
11-17-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,394
Posted By alcjphil

It looks to me as if your fork is bent forwards...

It looks to me as if your fork is bent forwards which is why the rim does not match up with the brake pads
Forum: BMX
11-15-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,424
Posted By JVME

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult...

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult Crew Devotion. 21" TT with a 13.5" CS. It definitely sits lower than the Huffy BMX I had when I was a kid. I don't really recall much about the size of...
11-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By lasauge

I would second the recommendation for the Jestco...

I would second the recommendation for the Jestco stuff, but since you're not interested in that just get a can of oven cleaner, it's cheap and it works, just not as quickly. And once you've polished...
11-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By squirtdad

Nitto factory tour video

I had not seen this before, it is (at least to me) fascinating as to how many hand processes there are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYIV6O6tOvY
10-29-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,668
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New "Vintage" Colnago

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After a 14 month wait, my 56cm Colnago Master has arrived from Italy! Too...
10-27-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By Wilbur76

Picked up this SM800 last year and just didn’t...

Picked up this SM800 last year and just didn’t know what to do with it since the bike is a bit small (24” wheels). Went way off script and just relaunched it as a 1x5 bmx cruiser. Now it’s an...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,281
Posted By RoadKill

I was buzzed by a school bus so reported it and...

I was buzzed by a school bus so reported it and sent video to the district which connected me to the school bus driving head trainer. That person said she was surprised that the driver in my video...
10-23-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,389
Posted By Mr. 66

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10-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,040
Posted By cyccommute

I think they needed to go for rides more often. ...

I think they needed to go for rides more often.

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10-16-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By holytrousers

I guess you would have to set the High Limit...

I guess you would have to set the High Limit screw correctly too :innocent:
10-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,389
Posted By ascherer

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10-15-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By HillRider

Will it work well? Emphatically yes. I've used...

Will it work well? Emphatically yes. I've used Shiftmates to allow 10-speed Campy brifters to work with Shimano 10-speed cassettes and derailleurs and Shimano 10-speed shifters to work with Campy...
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By carfreefamily

Santa Fe Century on a Classic Three Speed

I completed the Santa Fe Century yesterday on my 1952 Raleigh Superbe Sports Tourist, but only just - I finished fifteen minutes before the event closed. The route is 106.2 miles, (plus the six mile...
10-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Get REMA or you're just playing around. A...

Get REMA or you're just playing around.

A patch shouldn't blow when it's installed in the tire.
10-08-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,389
Posted By 70sSanO

OP didn't specify if they still had to be...

OP didn't specify if they still had to be installed on downtube...


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10-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,977
Posted By 52telecaster

My take on an old trek 620

I bought this because it seemed like a really versatile platform. Turns out it's a wonderful bike. I went 650b and had to use a 750 center pull to reach in the back. A tektro 559 is enough in front....
10-06-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By ascherer

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I put this beautiful Sun crankset on my Mercian...
10-06-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,962
Posted By smontanaro

Not in my actual possession yet, but at my...

Not in my actual possession yet, but at my nephew's in London. I've purchased two new pairs of the Specialized Touring Pedals in the past three years or so. Both originated in the UK.
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10-04-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 432,014
Posted By sjanzeir

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Cricket catches a hilarious cat video with his Granddaddy.
10-04-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,483
Posted By livedarklions

You're kidding, right? Pretty obvious that the...

You're kidding, right? Pretty obvious that the concrete is holding the dirt embankment in place, and that the embankment is actually load bearing
09-29-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,237
Posted By geeteeiii

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09-22-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,320
Posted By Kapusta

Tires. I used to never come close to wearing...

Tires.

I used to never come close to wearing one pair out before wanting to try something new and different.

But now I have pretty well settled on RH Barlow Pass for my road/gravel bike and...
09-21-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By GamblerGORD53

LOL. My CAR very very seldom stops for signs...

LOL. My CAR very very seldom stops for signs either. My seat belt is never used, except maybe on a snowy highway.
09-10-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By ShannonM

Having had both a 3.0 series crit bike and a 3.8...

Having had both a 3.0 series crit bike and a 3.8 series touring frame, my opinion is exactly the opposite. The 3.0 on 23s was a jackhammer, while the 3.8 on 35s was like a Benz 560SEL... smooth,...
09-10-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By HillRider

Every auto supply or big box hardware store...

Every auto supply or big box hardware store stocks small tubes of Loctite or it's one of its competitors. Get Loctite Grade 222 (Purple) or Grade 243 (Blue) which are removable without heat.
09-07-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By thook

are you sure it's the fenders making the squeal?...

are you sure it's the fenders making the squeal? could it be the brake pads against the rim? how much clearance do you have between the two? if it's close enough, shifting your weight (like with the...
09-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Andrey

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech...

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech RD13-CEBXS 10 spped on line in Canada. It is on the way.
09-05-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By P!N20

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I...

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I misplaced, I've forgotten why I bought it in the first place.
09-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By 52telecaster

83 Trek 620

I am applying liberal amounts of fun to this bike.
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