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09-29-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By SJX426

I was in the process of accepting DA as a...

I was in the process of accepting DA as a quality, durable product until two things happened.
1. The piece that keeps the adjustment screws on the FD failed and fell off.
2....
09-29-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By SJX426

Example of a bent steerer. ...

Example of a bent steerer.
https://live.staticflickr.com/5675/20734004610_1ac4356164_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xAccd7)P1030228 (https://flic.kr/p/xAccd7) on Flickr

Indication of magnitude of...
09-29-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

Good to know. Thanks.

Good to know. Thanks.
09-29-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,978
Posted By SJX426

AdventureManCP - The cyclical noise is likely a...

AdventureManCP - The cyclical noise is likely a spot that has lost its adhesion
The bike typically taken out for my rides (Pinarello Montello) has a spot that has only one layer of glue on the tire...
09-29-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

Lattz - Greatly appreciate your responses, links...

Lattz - Greatly appreciate your responses, links and information. styggno1 - Ditto. Great build thread and much good information that encourages me to nearly duplicate, with my limitations, your...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By SJX426

And?

And?
09-28-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

Lattx - The foil base is new to me. That bike is...

Lattx - The foil base is new to me. That bike is very cool!

i will have to think about the post and what TT cable clamps I can find that are close to the right ones. I have three REG ones with a...
09-27-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

OK new challenge! I checked out the main...

OK new challenge!
I checked out the main triangle alignment with the BB shell per doug Fattac in Checking Frame Alignment - Bike Forums...
09-27-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,411
Posted By SJX426

No leather but support the right Fizik tape, ...

No leather but support the right Fizik tape,
This one has the 2mm thick tape and keeps really clean for a long time with easy clean up....
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By SJX426

satbuilder - good idea. I am working with a fully...

satbuilder - good idea. I am working with a fully chrome frame. There is some deformation on the bottom side which may be addressed.

also noticed the eyelet's on the fork were drewed :(. I will...
09-26-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

Good Idea on alternative but decals tend to run...

Good Idea on alternative but decals tend to run about $50 or so regardless.

Aging process is also up for consideration. Any suggestions? Intense UV light? Weathering – Aging Decals – Trains4Africa...
09-26-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

An update is that I filled the holes in the TT....

An update is that I filled the holes in the TT. Filling top tube holes - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1255881-filling-top-tube-holes.html)
After a more thorough inspection...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-26-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By SJX426

SteelyMan - here is another biew. I too like nice...

SteelyMan - here is another biew. I too like nice BB shells
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09-26-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By SJX426

Seen this before. This is an example of an...

Seen this before. This is an example of an approach that does not required bending the seat tube to shorten the wheelbase. IIRC this is for TT purposes.
09-25-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By SJX426

You can use the center of the tire aligned with...

You can use the center of the tire aligned with the center bolt of the brake caliper to determine center besides flipping the wheel.

Best thing to do is make sure there is even tension on the...
09-25-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By SJX426

tenrec - you can remove the levers from the base...

tenrec - you can remove the levers from the base as an individual part.
Spray with Oven Cleaner and let it sit for no more than 15 min and rinse. The anodizing will be removed.
Polish with Mothers...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-25-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By SJX426

Thanks all for the comments! I thought of a...

Thanks all for the comments! I thought of a balloon but as stated, hard to get one in the TT with the small holes:...
09-24-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,654
Posted By SJX426

I found the BA-SB00-S, Superbe Pro calipers to be...

I found the BA-SB00-S, Superbe Pro calipers to be nearly equivalent to DP brakes on the Trek 760. In fact, I believe they are better than the Chourus Monoplanar
09-23-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,586
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52378677083_3e...

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09-23-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,654
Posted By SJX426

Drillium Dude - Jeff, were those Superbe Pro...

Drillium Dude - Jeff, were those Superbe Pro parts?
Replies: 40
Views: 4,631
Posted By SJX426

Be forewarned that the saddle must be...

Be forewarned that the saddle must be comfortable! I have one Pro that has been with me since 1972.
Replies: 40
Views: 4,631
Posted By SJX426

Unfortunately for me, my Colnago is a bit short...

Unfortunately for me, my Colnago is a bit short at 56.5 ctc. 58-60 is my ideal size. To make the Colnago work, I use a Professional Pro saddle which has an elevated saddle to rail dimension.. It...
09-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By SJX426

Started with rat treaps then SPD and SPD-SL now...

Started with rat treaps then SPD and SPD-SL now 90% Keo.
09-22-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By SJX426

Velometry - One more post and you are good to go...

Velometry - One more post and you are good to go with pics.
Go to Velo-Retro.com/colnagotline.html and compare features. Things to look for are cable routing, seat stay caps and most obviously,...
09-22-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By SJX426

I did go for a ride and did pass this place...

I did go for a ride and did pass this place again. Part of my normal riding route. 22.7mi.
09-22-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5,236
Views: 556,154
Posted By SJX426

NOS New Campagno Record NGS Bottom Bracket Cup -...

NOS New Campagno Record NGS Bottom Bracket Cup - Italian Thread 36x24F. 1970ís | eBay...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By SJX426

Since you made the decision already, this option...

Since you made the decision already, this option is mute.
Cross the cables. Reduces housing bend and clears the HT. Need to make sure the cross over under the DT clears the tube....
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By SJX426

Had one moved from the top of the stay to the...

Had one moved from the top of the stay to the bottom. Didn't like the quality of work but hey, its a low end tandem.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3666/11465768984_920ca793a1_b.jpg...
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By SJX426

The BB shell would require grinding to smooth it...

The BB shell would require grinding to smooth it out, or have the pits filled after rust removal. Labor of love kinda project.
09-21-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By SJX426

BMC_Kid - You will not be disappointed in the...

BMC_Kid - You will not be disappointed in the ride. Speaking of which, I think I will do one now!
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09-21-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,654
Posted By SJX426

C'mon guys, it isn't about size or quantity! It...

C'mon guys, it isn't about size or quantity! It is about knowledge, skills and ability, with adequate funding! Significant innovation is often found with an individual. Rarely are committees become...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By SJX426

Update: Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the...

Update:
Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the screen (SS). I happen to have the right flux and solder. I let the wire protrude about a diameter on the other side of the screen and soldered it...
09-21-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By SJX426

Keeping the quality of the finish is a challenge....

Keeping the quality of the finish is a challenge. I don't have an answer but can empathize with your situation.
The Montello purchased in 2014 was challenged to begin with. The decals were gone and...
09-20-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,654
Posted By SJX426

Having used 7400 on my Pinarello for over 3500...

Having used 7400 on my Pinarello for over 3500 miles and then switching to Racing T for the triple, I can say there really isn't much difference in performance except the ease of rebuilding the Ergos...
09-20-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,870
Posted By SJX426

There are a lot of skewers in there! Will they...

There are a lot of skewers in there! Will they dominate the content?
09-20-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,506
Posted By SJX426

This one is slotted for the 760 ...

This one is slotted for the 760
https://live.staticflickr.com/5555/14042638538_9e03b694d1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/noUccy)Suntour Superbe Pro_13 (https://flic.kr/p/noUccy) on Flickr

Don''t know...
09-19-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,654
Posted By SJX426

Having lived through the last 60+ years, I can...

Having lived through the last 60+ years, I can remember the negative association with Japanese products as a child.
What I didn't know was the impact of Juran and Deming on the Japanese...
09-18-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,446,869
Posted By SJX426

Just got back from a nice ride this morning on my...

Just got back from a nice ride this morning on my usual route.
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09-15-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By SJX426

There is an Excel file for tensioning spokes. The...

There is an Excel file for tensioning spokes. The pain is the entry of the values. It generates a nice spider diagram of tension that is interesting.

The instructions state tension for all spokes...
09-15-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By SJX426

Sometimes the distance needed to travel is...

Sometimes the distance needed to travel is equivalent or more than shipping!
09-15-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,839
Posted By SJX426

I have explored a number of options and...

I have explored a number of options and configurations. Probably not all. The driver is the ability to use as many hand positions as possible and still feel comfortable using the brakes.

Although...
09-15-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 779
Posted By SJX426

I would say the Challenge is not very puncture...

I would say the Challenge is not very puncture resistant.
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09-14-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,226
Posted By SJX426

BITD it was stated that high flange hubs...

BITD it was stated that high flange hubs contributed to a stiffer wheel. Today we know better.
09-13-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By SJX426

I thought this was going to be a "show us your...

I thought this was going to be a "show us your saves" where you showed a really ratty purchase and saved it to some extent.
09-13-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,839
Posted By SJX426

My comfort zone has the top of the bars nearly...

My comfort zone has the top of the bars nearly flat, since I ride the hoods or top of the bar most of the time.
The brake levers are positioned with the tips of the lever in the same plane as the...
09-12-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By SJX426

Cutting up the seat post is a last resort before...

Cutting up the seat post is a last resort before using lye.
Give the penetrating oils time to work. Include a couple of gentle taps with a hammer to help the pentrant to "move."

And you are right...
09-12-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,990
Posted By SJX426

The mechanics of failure are variable. I broke a...

The mechanics of failure are variable. I broke a Campy bolt once. I noticed that it was bending to accommodate the non parallel faces of the ears. I also think there is the issue of how much torque...
09-11-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 512
Posted By SJX426

ibcosmo - The BB needs to match the crank. the...

ibcosmo - The BB needs to match the crank. the Campagnolo Racing T takes a 115 for an Italian 70mm Shell
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51353460281_1d913c3dd5_b.jpg...
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By SJX426

When I found and purchased the Pinarello...

When I found and purchased the Pinarello Montello, my selling point to my other half was that I could flip it at a profit.
I ended up really liking the bike and put it on CL for what I wanted....
09-07-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,297
Posted By SJX426

Kilroy1988 - Yeah there are "echoes" all over...

Kilroy1988 - Yeah there are "echoes" all over this forum. Part of the charm. You might remember reading a now important bit of information but can't recall where. The truth is that it might be in...
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