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07-30-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 87
Posted By CliffordK

Hmm... It looks like somebody has been pounding...

Hmm... It looks like somebody has been pounding on that sprocket. :foo: I think I see the offending hammer in a couple of the photos.

I can't see what is in the bottom of the hole where you...
07-30-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 87
Posted By CliffordK

When you try to upload the photos, they go to...

When you try to upload the photos, they go to your album as above: You also get 5 posts a day until you get 10+

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542948...
07-30-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 87
Posted By CliffordK

I'm surprised if this was a warranty replacement...

I'm surprised if this was a warranty replacement that it didn't also include installation.

Can you upload some photos of the problem area to your album, along with a better description on where...
07-30-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By CliffordK

Did you check if the seat tube is round, and the...

Did you check if the seat tube is round, and the diameter just above or below the lower water bottle mounting bolts?
07-30-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By CliffordK

If you had 3/16" or 1/4" aluminum plate, say 2" x...

If you had 3/16" or 1/4" aluminum plate, say 2" x 2", you could shape it to bolt into your existing bolt holes, and thread in 2 more bolt holes up an inch or two higher as needed for your crank.
...
07-30-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,952
Posted By CliffordK

There were notes a while ago about parts that...

There were notes a while ago about parts that appeared intentionally misspelled to cause confusion. So, make sure your Shimano parts are spelled "SHIMANO".
07-30-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,952
Posted By CliffordK

I'm not convinced that Acera M390 from Shimano is...

I'm not convinced that Acera M390 from Shimano is good quality. Could you tell the difference?

I have encountered Chinese companies who apparently have a US redistributor. A bit of a pain if one...
07-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, I hadn't seen a derailleur mount quite like...

Oh, I hadn't seen a derailleur mount quite like that. :P

As far as a strap around the seat tube, is the tube round? Get a caliper and measure the diameter. It should be fine if you get a good...
07-30-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By CliffordK

claulo's Album: ...

claulo's Album:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542927
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22062372...
07-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By CliffordK

With the sheer number of new threads, it would...

With the sheer number of new threads, it would seem like one would be constantly hiding threads.
07-30-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By CliffordK

What is a "Mountain Bike Hub"? In some cases...

What is a "Mountain Bike Hub"? In some cases hubs were only sold with 8/9/10 freehubs as MTB 8-11 freehubs.

You may find that answer is actually affirmative.
07-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By CliffordK

You can blame this on the other path users, but...

You can blame this on the other path users, but I'd encourage you to consider what you could have done differently to safely pass the quad and other trail users.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,242
Posted By CliffordK

I went past the camp under the Washington...

I went past the camp under the Washington Jefferson street bridge in Eugene a few days ago. It looked moderately clean. I have to think they must have some community and police involvement to keep...
07-29-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By CliffordK

I've been wanting to purchase a laser cutter that...

I've been wanting to purchase a laser cutter that could cut custom stencils, in particular reproducing text and graphics, some of which were done with horrible decals.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

Whew... I was beginning to think you had gotten...

Whew... I was beginning to think you had gotten lost in the Bermuda Triangle.
07-29-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By CliffordK

How much you update a "vintage" bike is up to...

How much you update a "vintage" bike is up to you. That is an advantage from starting from a bare frame and building as you desire.

I've successfully built a 9s wheel using 126mm dropouts and an...
07-29-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By CliffordK

For automobile work, shops often use narrow...

For automobile work, shops often use narrow masking tape that can be pulled into the shapes they design.

I've seen videos of air brushing flames using a curved template not attached to the...
07-29-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By CliffordK

raeridesagain's Album: ...

raeridesagain's Album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542826
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22055952
...
07-29-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By CliffordK

Also, there are a bunch of steel alloys. ...

Also, there are a bunch of steel alloys.
Reynolds 753 and 853 are common with the higher end steel bikes.

Lemond?
07-29-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Figure out what niche you wish to fill...

:foo:

Figure out what niche you wish to fill with the new bike that isn't filled with the old bikes. You're saying that you want to keep up with other road cyclists? I'm not sure I'd choose...
07-29-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By CliffordK

It looks like an excellent deal. I"m mighty...

It looks like an excellent deal. I"m mighty tempted, but I have too many frames and projects.
07-29-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,725
Posted By CliffordK

Since we have the discussion here... and the...

Since we have the discussion here... and the shop is there...

#1, they are attempting to turn the BB shell counter clockwise, right?

Any other suggestions they're trying? At least mild...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

I was pretty sure cell phones brought down...

I was pretty sure cell phones brought down airplanes by the thousands. Isn't that why they have such strict cell phone policies?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By CliffordK

An important detail you left out earlier. Go...

An important detail you left out earlier.

Go try out the 49 or 50 the bike shop has in stock.

And, let the kid also try your 52.
07-29-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By CliffordK

I imagine sitting on the saddle and a seatpost...

I imagine sitting on the saddle and a seatpost and seat tube and bottom bracket shell being right below me.

I'd carefully clean the offending cup and try the Loctite Purple on it.
07-29-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 830
Posted By CliffordK

I actually detest the single lane roundabouts. ...

I actually detest the single lane roundabouts. They just seem so pointless. Often little more than putting a planter in the middle of the street where once there was a stop sign.

The two lane...
07-29-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By CliffordK

The only cramps I can remember was a very long...

The only cramps I can remember was a very long time ago, when I was 21 years old, I think, I rode the train all night from Perugia Italy to La Spezia or Tellaro on the Mediterranean.

Hot day on...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 284
Posted By CliffordK

Can you modify one of these to be worn on the...

Can you modify one of these to be worn on the plane?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-_30-ueFok
07-28-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 830
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... I don't think I've had a car stop...

Hmmm...

I don't think I've had a car stop while in the round-a-bout.

One that I regularly do a left hand turn in... 2 lane ==> 1 lane ==> cross 2 lane and out, I watch the cross traffic very...
07-28-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By CliffordK

The bottom bracket may also dictate the crankset....

The bottom bracket may also dictate the crankset.

There may be benefits of looking for a used frame from the same era as the donor. Not necessarily the same brand, but the same era.
07-28-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: An "about:" page straight out of a...

:foo:

An "about:" page straight out of a cookie cutter.

And prices < 1/10th of retail, with every bicycle for < $100.

:foo:

Must be legit. :thumb:
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting bike. And in good shape. ...

Interesting bike. And in good shape.

Vintage MTBs have an interesting niche. There is some demand for them, but there are a lot around. Yours appears to be better built than many.

Is there a...
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, here is the Craigslist Ad for comment: ...

Ok, here is the Craigslist Ad for comment:
https://roanoke.craigslist.org/bik/d/roanoke-collectors-mountain-bike/7329260299.html
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By CliffordK

A dozen years on this website, and still a...

A dozen years on this website, and still a newbie?

BinkyTurtle's Album:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/152259
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/22036844
...
07-28-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By CliffordK

I don't see any self-removing bolts in either...

I don't see any self-removing bolts in either photo.
There is a washer in the bottom of one of the cranks. Make sure you remove before using a crank tool.

I always like to use Campagnolo...
07-28-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By CliffordK

It shouldn't matter. For hub axles, there...

It shouldn't matter.

For hub axles, there may be more threads on the right side of the rear.

For bottom brackets, the right side of the spindle may stick out more (longer from bearings to...
07-28-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By CliffordK

Oh... time to bump again. :) ...

Oh... time to bump again. :)

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so he'll probably not become a giant in the...

Ok, so he'll probably not become a giant in the future.

I'd still probably go a bit on the larger size for growth, but that still is the range of bikes you're looking at.

Has the kid ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 590
Posted By CliffordK

One of the most extensive chain tests was run by...

One of the most extensive chain tests was run by Wippermann. Of course, an in-house test, their chains were on top.

https://i.stack.imgur.com/tFbGT.png
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By CliffordK

How old is he, and how tall are Mom & Pop? ...

How old is he, and how tall are Mom & Pop?

Casual riding, or racing?

I'm been trying to keep up with bicycles for my nephew as he was growing like a weed. He's now about 6'2", four inches...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 302
Posted By CliffordK

I have a Volkswagen Diesel Pickup. One of...

I have a Volkswagen Diesel Pickup.

One of the most fuel efficient pickups in the country.

Unfortunately I had a lot of troubles with smoking every time I mashed the accelerator.

I blew some...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 514
Posted By CliffordK

Where do the cars go after NPR? I see a not...

Where do the cars go after NPR? I see a not "Sold at Auction". Does that mean COPART or IAAI?

A large number of the cars likely end up in wrecking yards unless they have some special collector...
07-27-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: It sounds to me like a bunch of...

:foo:

It sounds to me like a bunch of marketing hype for an ordinary tire.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61piqiqVcjL.__AC_SX300_SY300_QL70_FMwebp_.jpg

"Inverted"...
07-27-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps upload a photo of your crank puller that...

Perhaps upload a photo of your crank puller that you're using.
07-27-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By CliffordK

I think there are a few exceptions. TA? ...

I think there are a few exceptions. TA?


Screw the crank puller so the large part is even with the end of the puller. The large part of the puller should screw into the crank BY HAND.

Once...
07-27-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By CliffordK

Shimano... something? It should just take a...

Shimano... something?

It should just take a standard crank puller.

https://www.totalcycling.com/Images/Models/Full/20619.Jpg
07-27-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By CliffordK

Out here, we had a really bad year last year. I...

Out here, we had a really bad year last year. I was wearing my COVID mask all day and washing the smoke out of it every night.

But so far this year we've had blue skies. Send all the smoke...
07-27-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By CliffordK

Your generator lights will also be turned on when...

Your generator lights will also be turned on when riding, off when not riding. Of course more work to install.

REELIGHT has a unique magnet powered light. It takes very little energy to make the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 719
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: Is the chain on your "favorite"...

:foo:

Is the chain on your "favorite" sprocket? It makes it hard to visualize the issues.

I have heard that SRAM hardens their SRAM Red cassettes. Expensive, but likely part of your...
Forum: Touring
07-27-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By CliffordK

Are you looking for an insulated bottle? I...

Are you looking for an insulated bottle?

I have found that many of the standard size Contigo water bottles fit very well in standard bicycle cages. Get one that is bare stainless and not painted....
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