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09-22-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By Reynolds

You could make a fixture in the shape of a T with...

You could make a fixture in the shape of a T with an old axle being the cross bar that measures exactly 311mm center of the axle to tip of vertical bar, put it on the truing stand and measure the...
09-22-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By Reynolds

Glad the steerer turned out OK! These repairs can...

Glad the steerer turned out OK! These repairs can be difficult sometimes, because if it's not totally straight, it can't be adjusted properly - like too tight when you turn left and too loose when...
09-21-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By Reynolds

I'm not too particular about crank position, but...

I'm not too particular about crank position, but valves should be at 12 or hidden IMO.
09-20-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Reynolds

I've heard that BITD some priests preferred loop...

I've heard that BITD some priests preferred loop frames.
09-20-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By Reynolds

I'd brush it lightly with a wire wheel and then...

I'd brush it lightly with a wire wheel and then rub it with linseed oil. Used this method on some old tools with good results.
09-17-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Reynolds

My '90s KHS Montaña pro has it too.

My '90s KHS Montaña pro has it too.
09-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 305
Posted By Reynolds

FWIW, I used those rims for years with 38 and 23...

FWIW, I used those rims for years with 38 and 23 tires and never had any problems. A bit tight maybe, but doable with bare hands.

...
09-09-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Reynolds

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable...

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable heat after 2-3 hours of continuous use.
09-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 760
Posted By Reynolds

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file...

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file the braze on slot that much, is there enough material?
09-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Reynolds

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade...

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade and some sandpaper. Took me about 1 1/2 hrs.
09-06-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Reynolds

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK. Before...

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK.
Before finishing:


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Finished:...
09-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Reynolds

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.
09-04-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 760
Posted By Reynolds

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool...

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool JohnDThompson posted, but if I couldn't find any, a machinist should be able to do it with a lathe. It would cost more though.
09-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 760
Posted By Reynolds

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut...

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut it to correct size if needed.
09-03-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Reynolds

Soldering wiring guides on steel frame?

After 11 years and 50,000kms I'm going to strip and brush-paint (thanks randyjawa!) my steel hybrid frame. I use dynamo lighting with the wires fastened with zip ties. Thought to make guides from...
09-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By Reynolds

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to...

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to "rideable" condition, not to perfection. Depends on your level of exigency IMO.
08-25-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,061
Posted By Reynolds

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.
08-25-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,061
Posted By Reynolds

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years...

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years ago, a lot of people would have jumped on the OP shouting he was wrong, because AVERAGE SPEED MEANS NOTHING!
08-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,971
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and...

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and neat if I can do it more complicated and uglier?"
Forum: Commuting
08-19-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By Reynolds

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat...

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat terrain.
07-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,739
Posted By Reynolds

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!
07-17-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,279
Posted By Reynolds

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a...

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a bigger problem: my helmet has a mesh inside that prevents inserting the glasses' temple pieces in the vent holes (glasses upside down of course) to look...
07-17-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Reynolds

Sounds like... victory!

Sounds like... victory!
07-17-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,739
Posted By Reynolds

There used to be a time when most nouns were...

There used to be a time when most nouns were capitalized, but not all of them, which puzzles me.
07-17-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,739
Posted By Reynolds

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.
07-04-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Reynolds

a) The method I cited is different (and better)...

a) The method I cited is different (and better) than using an expansor. The cup won't break, distortion is minimal if you do it carefully and on the sleeve only - the bearing race isn't affected.
b)...
07-03-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By Reynolds

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a...

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a slip fit steel bar in it and tapping it lightly with a hammer on an anvil. A socket could do if you can find the right one.
I know I'll probably get a...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,348
Posted By Reynolds

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and...

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and saved it because it was odd.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,348
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/577x432/mono2a_13999c9f432785d5704e8d395beedf2704fdade0.jpg...
06-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By Reynolds

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a...

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a civil suit.
06-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,596
Posted By Reynolds

My son is left handed and also has this problem....

My son is left handed and also has this problem. If you say him "Turn right (or left) now, quick" he often mistakes sides. Doesn't happen if he has a moment to think, though.
06-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By Reynolds

First one: ...

First one:

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06-26-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,923
Posted By Reynolds

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...
06-25-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,596
Posted By Reynolds

Fixed cup on NDS?

Fixed cup on NDS?
06-24-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,757
Posted By Reynolds

This is a true restoration IMO!

This is a true restoration IMO!
06-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Reynolds

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by...

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by hand and see if the balls can come out (this could work if they are loose, not if in a retainer), then screwing the cup back as far as it will go, so...
06-16-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Reynolds

"Recommend me a good power meter,...

"Recommend me a good power meter, please"
06-15-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Reynolds

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...)...

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...) would be ideal for a fixie"
06-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Reynolds

Everyone has a dark side.

Everyone has a dark side.
06-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Reynolds

"I need to update the software for my...

"I need to update the software for my shifters"
06-15-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Reynolds

BB 30 is great.

BB 30 is great.
06-12-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Reynolds

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems: ...

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems:

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06-11-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,834
Posted By Reynolds

100R, 90F. I'm 155.

100R, 90F. I'm 155.
06-03-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,355
Posted By Reynolds

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.
06-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By Reynolds

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades....

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades. For the handle, just wrap an old rag on it. Recycler or cheapskate? 😄
06-01-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By Reynolds

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.
05-12-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,136
Posted By Reynolds

Works for me too. Precision!

Works for me too. Precision!
05-08-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was...

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was standard issue?
I think any silver high end group would do.
05-08-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Reynolds

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a...

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a modern one, but it has an appeal of its own.
05-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,786
Posted By Reynolds

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.
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