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08-07-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Yes , Italian thread: 35mm diameter x 24TPI

Yes , Italian thread: 35mm diameter x 24TPI
08-06-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,429
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Medici - fillet brazed Tange Prestige tubing $445...

Medici - fillet brazed Tange Prestige tubing $445
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08-05-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Why does it have a Tiagra rear shifter and SRAM...

Why does it have a Tiagra rear shifter and SRAM front shifter? Did the original Tiagra front shifter get damaged in a crash? What other creative fixes did this guy do? Just for this alone I would...
08-05-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Very interesting test setup. What are the actual...

Very interesting test setup. What are the actual numbers so far?
is it possible to rig up another dial indicator for the cable travel block? Iím not a big fan of handheld calipers because the...
08-05-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By icemilkcoffee

You can use any Shimano 2x8 brifters EXCEPT the...

You can use any Shimano 2x8 brifters EXCEPT the Claris R2000 ones
08-05-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Peel off the bar tape and see if you can find the...

Peel off the bar tape and see if you can find the model name stamped on the drops
...
08-04-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 853
Posted By icemilkcoffee

3TTT fan here. Mutant stem and Prima 199 bars on...

3TTT fan here. Mutant stem and Prima 199 bars on my Look KG96:
...
08-04-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Does anyone else notice that it seems to take...

Does anyone else notice that it seems to take more strokes to pump up the TPU tubes? Seems like there is a higher volume of air inside these tubes. On my Look bike I have a TPU tube in one wheel and...
08-04-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 929
Posted By icemilkcoffee

What car do you drive? If it's just one road bike...

What car do you drive? If it's just one road bike I would just take the front wheel off and carry it inside the car.
And then use a tow hitch mounted swing-away cargo box to store whatever you...
08-04-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Do you have to go on regular streets? On the map...

Do you have to go on regular streets? On the map the trail seems to turn into dirt and then ends somewhere in East Palo Alto.


That is a great idea. The bridge by itself is a good 5.5mile each...
08-04-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,918
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The leather would look great, but the...

The leather would look great, but the vinyl/rubber type wrap is way easier to keep clean. With the white bar tape and white hoods, you're going to have to wipe it down pretty much every week.
08-04-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 456
Posted By icemilkcoffee

That would have to be a very long legged 5'1"...

That would have to be a very long legged 5'1" person to go on a 52cm frame. I bought 650c wheeled bikes for my sons who were around that height. I think a 650c wheel bike is best for people that...
08-03-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 853
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The problem with Cinelli bar/stem is that they...

The problem with Cinelli bar/stem is that they painted themselves into a corner with the 26.4mm clamp diameter.
3TTT made a lot of awesome stems and bars though, especially later in the Ergo era. ...
08-03-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,918
Posted By icemilkcoffee

It's crying out for white finishing tape...

It's crying out for white finishing tape there..... although I'm sure you scoured the earth to find that Cinelli logo black tape :lol:
08-03-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By icemilkcoffee

You can't just cover rust with nail polish...

You can't just cover rust with nail polish enamel. It needs to be sanded down first. The rust here appears to have gotten under the paint in places, so it is significant
08-02-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,095
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The real pedals have the Shimano Ultegra label on...

The real pedals have the Shimano Ultegra label on it. The 'fake' ones clearly do not have any Ultegra or Shimano labels on it....
08-02-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,393
Posted By icemilkcoffee

My main point being, I see no reason to spread...

My main point being, I see no reason to spread the frame with all the available options at 126mm. If you want to run brifters- there are 7 speed brifters. You can run brifters with either a 7 speed...
08-02-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,393
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I am against doing anything to the frame that...

I am against doing anything to the frame that permanently alters it and I would not buy a frame that has been altered by a non-professional.
There are tons of 126mm options. What drivetrain do you...
08-02-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By icemilkcoffee

If you are using indexed shifters, I would go...

If you are using indexed shifters, I would go with the RD with the SIS label on it just for peace of mind.
07-31-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I wonder what happened to that automated lugged...

I wonder what happened to that automated lugged frame brazing machine? Sounds like something a custom builder could make use of.
07-30-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By icemilkcoffee

It doesnít matter which one you use because none...

It doesnít matter which one you use because none of them really work all that well. If youíre expecting miracles- itís not going to happen.
07-30-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By icemilkcoffee

When you get to the last section of the tire that...

When you get to the last section of the tire that still needs to be snapped in, first use your finger to reach under and push the tube in. And then with your other hand press down on the tire (and...
07-30-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Great resource! That is quite the library too!...

Great resource! That is quite the library too! Are you going to scan some of these magazines?
07-30-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Schwinn wasnít the only ones to mess with the...

Schwinn wasnít the only ones to mess with the chain line. I bought a 1997(?) Specialized M2 parts bike recently and noticed the BB is 115mm wide, rather than the 110mm recommended by Shimano for the...
07-29-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By icemilkcoffee

The workmanship and ingenuity is really...

The workmanship and ingenuity is really remarkable! Although you don't want to fall over on this bike for sure.
07-29-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By icemilkcoffee

So, in this 80's time frame, which Schwinns were...

So, in this 80's time frame, which Schwinns were made by Giant and which Schwinns were made by Schwinn?
07-29-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,979
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Interesting that the brake bridge and the fork...

Interesting that the brake bridge and the fork have no through holes for the brake mounting nut. How are the brakes mounted?
07-28-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,979
Posted By icemilkcoffee

These bike look like they're made of liquid...

These bike look like they're made of liquid metal!
Where is the seatpost clamp on these bikes?
07-28-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Do you just want 8 speeds? If so you can do the...

Do you just want 8 speeds? If so you can do the '8 of 9 on 7' trick. In other words, run a 9 speed cassette but leave out one cog, Those remaining 8 cogs will fit on that 7 speed body. You would...
07-27-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

You're right! I totally missed the dent!

You're right! I totally missed the dent!
07-27-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Not exactly a deal at $325, but this chrome...

Not exactly a deal at $325, but this chrome Schwinn Voyageur sure looks purty:
https://monterey.craigslist.org/bik/d/carmel-by-the-sea-80s-chrome-schwinn/7514016521.html
07-27-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By icemilkcoffee

For that style of BB, I don't think so. But you...

For that style of BB, I don't think so. But you can swap to a square taper BB and run an Origin8 crankset which are available in those lengths. I have that on my son's bike and it works perfectly...
07-26-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 711
Posted By icemilkcoffee

700c tubular tires are sometimes labeled as 28"....

700c tubular tires are sometimes labeled as 28". But they are the same size.


Judging by the picture, it already has a square taper axle BB. Nothing weird here.
07-25-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 711
Posted By icemilkcoffee

As Bill Kapaun said, the first thing you should...

As Bill Kapaun said, the first thing you should do is to measure the rear drop out spacing. If itís 126mm then you want to look for a 126mm rear hub:
1. Some of these are freewheel hubs. They are...
07-25-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

NOS Hi-E rims ...

NOS Hi-E rims

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07-23-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 390
Posted By icemilkcoffee

https://silca.cc/pages/sppc-form

https://silca.cc/pages/sppc-form
07-21-22, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,523
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Thatís a good trick. But just as with the Campy...

Thatís a good trick. But just as with the Campy hub, or the vise mounted fixture, you end up spinning the heavy wheel on the stationary hub. Itís hard to feel bearing tightness when you are spinning...
07-21-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 875
Posted By icemilkcoffee

can you cite some examples?

can you cite some examples?
07-21-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 445
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Bar-end shifters? ...

Bar-end shifters?

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07-20-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

$61.43 is the listed BIN price but $28.75 is the...

$61.43 is the listed BIN price but $28.75 is the limited time Ďoffer priceí sent to people who watchlisted it. Try to watchlist it and see if you get the offer price.
07-20-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

https://www.ebay.com/itm/325265513750?mkcid=16&mke...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/325265513750?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0&ssspo=YRbIII68RJq&sssrc=2349624&ssuid=liEX8gGzT56&var=&widget_ver=artemis&media=COPY
Prima 220 drop bars on sale for...
07-19-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Why is there another stem lower down on the...

Why is there another stem lower down on the steerer?
07-19-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 875
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I have noticed some vibration dampening with...

I have noticed some vibration dampening with carbon forks, carbon seatpost and carbon handlebars.
There is a reason why virtually every rigid fork out there is made of carbon and pretty much none...
07-19-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By icemilkcoffee

that doesnít really look like TIG welding beads....

that doesnít really look like TIG welding beads. It almost looks like somebody smearing some bondo over the welds.
07-18-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By icemilkcoffee

It just so happens I have 2 TIG welded Nishikis:...

It just so happens I have 2 TIG welded Nishikis: The Nishiki Aero II which came a couple years earlier than the OS tubing International:
...
07-17-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I am confused. What is there to adjust? Just bolt...

I am confused. What is there to adjust? Just bolt it on.
07-15-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,298
Posted By icemilkcoffee

28.4lb is bad, even for a cheap steel frame bike....

28.4lb is bad, even for a cheap steel frame bike. This is a single speed bike rolling on 28mm tires. There is no reason for it to weigh this much.
07-15-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I see! Seems like they could have just TIG welded...

I see! Seems like they could have just TIG welded the whole frame and forget about the lugs.
07-14-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Is that frame really TIG welded though? The...

Is that frame really TIG welded though? The welding beads must be tiny to be hidden by those rings.
07-13-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70,467
Views: 11,524,025
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Nishiki Linear 62cm $299: ...

Nishiki Linear 62cm $299:
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