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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,118
Posted By CAT7RDR

I too am a novice. With that said I think the...

I too am a novice. With that said I think the need to know about the intricacies of Shimano components goes with one's personal needs.
For example, I was looking to add some climbing gears to my...
06-25-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,676
Posted By jonathanf2

I just setup my 4th tubeless wheelset in the past...

I just setup my 4th tubeless wheelset in the past 3 weeks. The first 3 I had to tape myself. I carefully go over the rim tape to make sure it's firmly sealed and set the tire on the bead as best as...
06-17-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By bamboobike4

If not you, then who? Meant in a good way. ...

If not you, then who? Meant in a good way.
Things align. People create our stories; and we act in them.

I think he knew, and then the couple knew, and it was.
You are likely crafting someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 796
Posted By tajimirich

I saw something about aggressive position in a...

I saw something about aggressive position in a review or two, I guess that means it's tilted forward slightly. I know NOT what I'm talking about ^_^v
06-09-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Bike Gremlin

For what it's worth: this (internal-cam QR...

For what it's worth: this (internal-cam QR skewer) has worked for me with a powder-coated horizontal-dropout frame.
06-09-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,380
Posted By veganbikes

7400 would be the best Dura Ace Gruppo in terms...

7400 would be the best Dura Ace Gruppo in terms of looks but I do prefer the 600 Arabesque or 6400 Tricolor.

...
06-09-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By williamskg6

I have ordered a Shimano Ultegra 6800 internal...

I have ordered a Shimano Ultegra 6800 internal cam quick release. I'll post back when I've given it a try. Thanks for the advice everyone!
06-02-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By randyjawa

Anything that goes round and round and that can...

Anything that goes round and round and that can have cloth wheels fitted to it will do just fine. I bought this grinder at a yard sale for next to nothing. Then, I bought two 6" cloth wheels at a...
06-01-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 826
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey completed

So the last several weeks including the runup to Eroica and deep clean of the Merz I took included lots of wrangling, shuffling, digging and plenty else. I kept running into parts I had collected for...
06-01-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Rob Fullnorth

Hello everyone, We completed the trip....

Hello everyone,

We completed the trip. Within six days, we cycled 1211 km, raised the sum of money, and had a chance to express our support for Ukraine publicly.

Impressions? In my memories...
05-31-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,207
Posted By Mike from Iowa

Klein Navigator

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1626/kleinhightrestle2_5f37ae6a2daa407d2ede986333dff82397caf634.jpg
Here is a Klein Navigator I picked up in early March. It came to me...
05-30-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,360
Posted By wvridgerider

Retired

I did it, today is my retirement date and Friday was my last day. Got in a 40 mile ride this morning so it is time to start piling the miles on. Greenbriar River trail next week, going to a frame...
05-27-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By randyjawa

Wanted - Shimano 600 7speed 32 hole hub set...

I am in need of a Shimano 600 7 speed 32 hole hub set. The set I need includes the free hub rear hub, not a freewheel hub. I can pay direct or, perhaps, offer items of equal or even greater value. ...
05-25-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,231
Posted By smd4

Schwinn Paramounts also ran Dura Ace. If you...

Schwinn Paramounts also ran Dura Ace.

If you want original, you can still get the proper cable adjusters for the brakes (those appear to be mountain bike-inspired 7700s), and the rubber tips for...
05-25-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Sp1der11

Screenshot taken! Thanks so much for this great...

Screenshot taken! Thanks so much for this great info!
05-25-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By fooferdoggie

this is one of the places a torque wrench makes a...

this is one of the places a torque wrench makes a difference as too tight can cause the creaks to get worse.
05-25-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By roadcrankr

Such a creak can come from the headset, too....

Such a creak can come from the headset, too. Generally a sealed bearing that chaffs against the cup.
Tightening the arrangement can do the trick, but an ill-fitting bearing will forever make noise.
05-24-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Dylansbob

Picked up a Masi today. Nuova Strada with Galli

Looks like an mid-to-late 80s model to me, but I'm having trouble accessing the catalogs on the vintage Masi page. The Galli group is definately something you don't see very often. Seatpost and...
05-24-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,829
Posted By Digger Goreman

Even Car Culture is a symptom of the horde-ing...

Even Car Culture is a symptom of the horde-ing that grips western (and increasingly, eastern) cultures. The attitude that someone has "earned it" is deeply ingrained in the ego construct and...
05-23-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,085
Posted By RobertUI

Horrible photography here due to a sunny day and...

Horrible photography here due to a sunny day and poor placement. :-) I was able to get this on the W&OD this weekend for its maiden voyage, and I'm in love. Still some nit-picky gear adjustments are...
05-21-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By cyccommute

You can contact Chris King if you need help. The...

You can contact Chris King if you need help. The contact number is on their support page.
05-19-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 277,873
Posted By itsneddy

My 1990 720

Found this beauty a couple weeks ago.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2187_2d2cd34253faf0c7316b8673f17a7a5cd4c3d769.jpg
All original except grips and saddle.
05-18-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,957
Posted By pdlamb

So, let's combine all this into a (text) flow...

So, let's combine all this into a (text) flow chart.

1. Pull up your original order and shipping emails. Compare the shipper information and tracking label to the bill you got. If they don't...
05-16-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Rolla

Well, as the old mechanic's adage says, "look at...

Well, as the old mechanic's adage says, "look at the last thing you did to it." If the rebuild was at all recent, I'd start there.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 980
Posted By Polaris OBark

Full disclosure: I only use it in my car via USB,...

Full disclosure: I only use it in my car via USB, i.e., the normal USB charging cable, to whatever crappy $2 DAC is in my Toyota headunit. (My 3.5mm jack is fine, fwiw.)

However, I think pretty...
05-11-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By RustyJames

https://bikerecyclery.com/barrel-adjuster-o-rings-...

https://bikerecyclery.com/barrel-adjuster-o-rings-campagnolo-suntour-dura-ace-white-red-blue-green/

$4.49/pair!!
05-10-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Kilroy1988

Getting my priorities straight...

Howdy,

I have a handful of bicycles that need to be assembled, and three or four that need to be sold... However, I know what I want to ride next so I'm getting things in order!

-Gregory
...
05-10-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By polyneux

So I finally got the set today and it's pretty...

So I finally got the set today and it's pretty cool. In the original dark green suntour box with all the marketing a brand new RD, FD, Chain, Freewheel, and Shifters, all never installed. I...
05-10-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,822
Posted By SJX426

One of the key elements to improved braking is to...

One of the key elements to improved braking is to clean the brake surface on the rims! You might be surprised of the improvement.
05-09-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,085
Posted By Shawn1970

My March '94 R900 with DA74xx and Zipp 440's....

My March '94 R900 with DA74xx and Zipp 440's. Still getting me cups and KOM'S 😉😎
...
05-09-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,200
Posted By Harold74

Firstly, thank you all for your generous...

Firstly, thank you all for your generous assistance.



What I'm seeking to perfect is any means of checking and inflating my tires before each ride without:

a) Hurting my hands and;

b)...
05-08-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By The Golden Boy

They are tubed. I haven't looked at prices...

They are tubed.

I haven't looked at prices lately- I made a point of getting a few when they were around. The one that's on this bike is one I got here- I saw it right after it was posted but...
05-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By The Golden Boy

This is one of the old cloth covered Brooks...

This is one of the old cloth covered Brooks Cambium saddles. I've seen these get really chewed up- I've got one on another bike that I've ridden a lot- but have no wear. Call it a combination of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,814
Posted By Polaris OBark

I just received a pair of Barlow Pass 38mm tires...

I just received a pair of Barlow Pass 38mm tires and am setting them up tubeless on my hooked HED Belgium+ wheels. (I've been using these same tires, but tubed, for years.) I followed their...
05-07-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,200
Posted By smd4

Oh, no, I'm not "hard core" at all. More like...

Oh, no, I'm not "hard core" at all. More like "soft gut." I'm using Vittoria latex tubes.

I would never want to deal with all the goop that goes into a tubeless system. Plus, why spend the money...
05-07-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Road Fan

First ride of the year!

Yesterday was my first ride of the year, really, of three years, with COVID precautions, loss of work bike project rabbit holes, et cetera! 2.75 miles, Dexter-Huron metro park MUP, very comfortable...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, wearable HRV has not been perfected and...

Yeah, wearable HRV has not been perfected and Whoop may the worst of the bunch. Oura is supposedly better, if you don’t mind the aesthetically questionable and potentially dangerous ring. I have a...
05-06-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,676
Posted By chaadster

As a data point, my best performing tubeless...

As a data point, my best performing tubeless setups are 23/25mm tires at 95-105psi, Schwalbe Pro One on 19.4mm internal AC Argent wheels, a perfect combo.
05-06-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,121
Posted By jamesdak

Well had the best ride of the year today which...

Well had the best ride of the year today which also served to reinforce my #1 decision. Took the Giordana out and had a great ride. This despite the usual pace killing headwinds, a left hamstring...
05-05-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,676
Posted By jonathanf2

I'm surprised latex hasn't been brought up as an...

I'm surprised latex hasn't been brought up as an alternative to butyl and tubeless. Compared to butyl tubes, they weigh less, are more supple and have better puncture resistance. The only downsides...
05-03-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Zweivoss

They're 32h There aren't any cracks or...

They're 32h
There aren't any cracks or anything, but my weight causes them to go out of true/round pretty quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,633
Posted By Symox

Update - Major progress

So I've been overhauling my front load washer which was had a lot of mold and mildew. Still not done cleaning it but already there is a huge difference in the reduction in the smell after a ride. I...
05-01-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Camilo

Was it "too tall" on one side, or just right on...

Was it "too tall" on one side, or just right on that side and too low on the other? That's the way it usually is for me. It's not that the tire bead is not properly in the rim on the "high" area,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,633
Posted By guachi

I'll second the importance of leaving the door...

I'll second the importance of leaving the door open and using Affresh or something similar on a front loading washer.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,633
Posted By Symox

so I overhaul the washer turns out there is a lot...

so I overhaul the washer turns out there is a lot of mildewy crud inside of the agitator in the tub. I ran a sanitary cycle with one of those washer bombs. And Iím leaving the door open itís smells...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Doug Fattic

A report from a fellow framebuilder in Ukraine

As I'm sure everyone knows (because I post about it all the time), I do a charity bike project in Ukraine. We started this project 22 years ago by buying bicycles from the XB3 company in Kharkov....
04-27-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,085
Posted By poprad

Not sure if I'd ever posted this bike that I...

Not sure if I'd ever posted this bike that I acquired basically NOS back in 2017. My first really "nice" bike was an R4000 with the chromo rootbeer color, but that one went west a long time ago. I...
04-26-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By KerryIrons

Might just be a little corrosion where there...

Might just be a little corrosion where there casing/ferrule ends. Either way, a touch of grease or a drop of oil fixes the noise.
04-25-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The early SIS casings had metal end caps (and...

The early SIS casings had metal end caps (and current 5mm housing still usually uses the same end caps) and as mentioned the slow spiral of casing strands will scrap against the base of the ferrule...
04-23-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,713
Posted By KJ43

I have the Superlogic Link Seatpost...

I have the Superlogic Link Seatpost (https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/superlogic-link-seatpost) and it's great. Super light and just a hint of compliance to it. Pricey, but worth it. It has a 15mm...
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