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07-31-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By AeroGut

No personal experience but this post from slow...

No personal experience but this post from slow twitch forums says to punch from rider's left side:...
07-25-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By AeroGut

No, these are intended to be only on the left...

No, these are intended to be only on the left side. Measuring only on one side has a lot of disadvantages, but makes the system less expensive. There's a good discussion of the pros and cons here:...
Forum: Touring
07-24-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By AeroGut

The middle section of the historic D&H canal...

The middle section of the historic D&H canal followed the Delaware river northwest from Port jervis to Lackawaxen, which was part of the route I took. If OP was considering going in that direction, I...
Forum: Touring
07-24-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By AeroGut

I rode from Hancock down to philadelphia along...

I rode from Hancock down to philadelphia along the Delaware some years ago, and my recollection from back then is that the only stretch where there is an off-road option is south of Easton....
07-23-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,813,782
Posted By AeroGut

I have a long torso and short legs, so the long...

I have a long torso and short legs, so the long top tube isn't much of a problem, but I still use short reach compact drops (with a normal 100mm stem) to bring things in a bit closer. The only...
07-10-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By AeroGut

Issi Thumps are also popular. $50 with...

Issi Thumps are also popular. $50 with replaceable pins and $40 with plastic pins: Issi Thump (https://rideissi.com/pedals/thump)
Replies: 24
Views: 1,164
Posted By AeroGut

In addition to comfort, it's also worth thinking...

In addition to comfort, it's also worth thinking about fueling. On shorter rides you don't need to eat much and you can run a calorie deficit, but that doesn't work on a much longer ride. Especially...
06-25-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By AeroGut

That's an old wives' tale. Another version says...

That's an old wives' tale. Another version says that if the bearings completely lock, they'll unscrew so as not to break your ankle, but even a really really really bad set of bearings wouldn't...
06-25-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By AeroGut

I think yes. Even without a dropper, if you...

I think yes. Even without a dropper, if you spread your knees away from the seat instead of squeezing it, you can tilt the bike side to side independent of your body, especially useful for leaning...
06-20-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

Tall Witcomb USA $2000 near Cincinnati Some...

Tall Witcomb USA $2000 near Cincinnati
Some Campy parts and Phil hubs (with Campy skewers?)

https://images.craigslist.org/00N0N_bnKEhlM9eFuz_0t20t2_600x450.jpg
...
06-18-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By AeroGut

While you're figuring it out, at least take off...

While you're figuring it out, at least take off the frog pedals and sell those. There's still a robust market for them, especially now that you can't get them new anymore. And if you're trying to...
Forum: Touring
05-31-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By AeroGut

Not answering your specific question, but just a...

Not answering your specific question, but just a heads-up for anyone doing ohio to erie this summer - there's a closed section of the little miami trail north of cincinnati that you'll need to detour...
05-30-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati ...

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_jjYTXqVw5pCz_0CI0sS_600x450.jpg
...
05-30-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

Raleigh Team USA(?) - $250 Cincinnati ...

Raleigh Team USA(?) - $250 Cincinnati

https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_7EeAFrMruqoz_0CI0lZ_600x450.jpg

Seller is not sure it's real. You guys who know these bikes can probably tell from the...
Forum: Touring
05-27-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By AeroGut

Sounds like you're set on the Katy Trail, but if...

Sounds like you're set on the Katy Trail, but if you change your mind and end up on Ohio to Erie, I'd suggest skipping the end part within the city of Cincinnati since the bike path ends and leaves...
05-20-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By AeroGut

If he's not going to ship, somebody ought to wait...

If he's not going to ship, somebody ought to wait a few weeks and then buy the remainders at a discount and resell them with shipping at a markup. That is, assuming you could bring yourself to sell...
05-20-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,864
Posted By AeroGut

Are the prices of the bikes posted anywhere...

Are the prices of the bikes posted anywhere (maybe with photos of the ones that aren't on the website already)?
05-17-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,428
Posted By AeroGut

Discussed in this thread:...

Discussed in this thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/939123-tange-prestige-quality.html

Short version: the classic 80's Prestige was 7/4/7 butted, whereas the current "Prestige" that...
05-16-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By AeroGut

The All-stars list is interesting. They're...

The All-stars list is interesting. They're obviously highlighting teenagers, but how can a 17yo Hincapie make it, but not Andy Hampsten? The guy never got any love.
05-09-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By AeroGut

Cool. Thanks.

Cool. Thanks.
05-09-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By AeroGut

Pro racing mag wheels

I noticed in the short course XC world cup race Friday in Albstadt that some of the women were riding with what look like BMX-style six-spoke mag wheels. The image below is a screen shot of the...
05-01-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By AeroGut

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all...

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all metric. If no one around here knows the answer, I recommend contacting Lynskey. They can probably tell you. Worst case tap it out a tiny bit larger...
04-27-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By AeroGut

^^^Those Boardwalks were lugged up until 1995 or...

^^^Those Boardwalks were lugged up until 1995 or 96, and I'm pretty sure those later years had 135 spacing in the rear (my unlugged 1997 is 135). Has rack/fender mounts. Tire clearance is generous...
04-23-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By AeroGut

Looks to me like the rear brake has been mounted...

Looks to me like the rear brake has been mounted with a drop-bolt, so frame was originally designed for longer reach. Seems like they just put a race fork and components onto whatever frame they had...
04-22-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By AeroGut

Thanks all!

Thanks all!
04-22-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By AeroGut

What is this Maillard thru-axle looking thing?

This image is from an eBay listing, but I'm asking because I found a similar one around our co-op. Seller says it's for a roof rack, but that seems unlikely to me. It's a thick axle (~ 2 cm diameter...
04-22-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By AeroGut

With regard to your specific question about the...

With regard to your specific question about the length of the housing, the reason it doesn't have the big curve that you're used to seeing is that this somewhat new design (meaning within the last 15...
04-14-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 891
Posted By AeroGut

This is pretty much a short person problem. If...

This is pretty much a short person problem. If you're right on the edge, a fender or a long pair of shoes or a set of long cranks will put you over, but if you normally ride frames about 51 or...
04-13-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AeroGut

That design stuck around much longer than the...

That design stuck around much longer than the original Aheadset model and it is certainly not unique, nor ancient. I have one stock on a 2008 bike from after they changed the brand to Cane Creek, and...
04-12-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AeroGut

1) not all headsets have covers 2) even if they...

1) not all headsets have covers
2) even if they do, it's an optional part. Basically just a differently shaped spacer
So I will rephrase. The split ring is the last essential piece before the...
04-12-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AeroGut

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the...

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the wedge that is the last piece to put into the top of the headset before you put your spacers and stem on.
04-11-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 392,514
Posted By AeroGut

I dug up this one. A little dirty, but in pretty...

I dug up this one. A little dirty, but in pretty good shape with all the nuts and bolts. Cage might be slightly bent, but correctable.

...
04-10-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

Campagnolo 50th anniversary group in original box...

Campagnolo 50th anniversary group in original box -

I assume the $4800 price tag (already dropped from above $5k) is optimistic, but used sets are selling for >$2k these days on eBay, so maybe...
04-08-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By AeroGut

Typically there is a lever on the back of the...

Typically there is a lever on the back of the seat tube that looks like a shift lever and it pulls the generator into contact with the tire via a shift cable. Iíve seen them most often on Japanese...
04-08-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By AeroGut

Is there a mount high up on the back of the seat...

Is there a mount high up on the back of the seat tube for a lever to activate a generator?
04-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,703
Posted By AeroGut

There are two time considerations here. One is...

There are two time considerations here. One is how long it takes to put the parts on the bike, which isnít a lot if heís worked on bikes before and has access to the right tools.
The second, more...
04-07-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By AeroGut

Take the seat off and sell it separately. ...

Take the seat off and sell it separately.

The bike is probably going to take a long time to sell. If youíve got space for it, thatís fine, but if not, Iíd drop the price way down and try to move...
03-29-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,465
Posted By AeroGut

To the question of benefits of half-radial...

To the question of benefits of half-radial spoking, occasionally you will see radial on the drive side and crossed on the non-drive side which I think is supposed to reduce the asymmetry of the...
03-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,031
Posted By AeroGut

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes...

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes for a little while, but I don't know anything about that particular model.
03-18-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati ...

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-vintage-serotta-colorado-ii/7293322399.html
...
03-16-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By AeroGut

Bontrager Trail tires also roll pretty smoothly...

Bontrager Trail tires also roll pretty smoothly on pavement, and at 1.95Ē are a good balance between road and mountain. Iíve had no trouble with them on mildly technical trails, though they do pack...
03-16-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20,452
Views: 3,518,192
Posted By AeroGut

Bike on roof rack meets garage?

Bike on roof rack meets garage?
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,131
Posted By AeroGut

There's only an image of the disc version, but...

There's only an image of the disc version, but the text says "Available in flat-mount disc or linear-pull brake versions."
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,131
Posted By AeroGut

I second the suggestion to look for used, maybe...

I second the suggestion to look for used, maybe even vintage, depending on your preferences. Lots of great canti brake bikes out there in good condition and often underpriced precisely because they...
03-11-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By AeroGut

If everythingís working, thatís certainly a...

If everythingís working, thatís certainly a reasonable price. The nice thing about the rock hopper is that the frame is pretty good quality, so itís a good base to upgrade on if you decide itís not...
03-09-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By AeroGut

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough...

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough sell. The geometry and technology of trail bikes have changed so much since then that most people aren't interested in an older bike for technical...
03-08-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By AeroGut

The best way to learn good habits is to practice...

The best way to learn good habits is to practice them deliberately. Find a section of trail that has some challenging bits but is still well within your skills. Maybe even just one tight slightly...
03-07-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20,452
Views: 3,518,192
Posted By AeroGut

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0f...

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0fu0bC_600x450.jpg

Seller's description (in all caps of course):
"THIS IS A VERY RARE UNIQUE VINTAGE BICYCLE!
SPECIALIZED BIKE CO MADE THESE FOR...
03-07-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 63,072
Views: 9,620,083
Posted By AeroGut

1988 Bianchi Giro - Cincinnati $649 ...

1988 Bianchi Giro - Cincinnati $649

https://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_c7T61BEqPX4z_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_2WIH2bmt4I5z_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
...
03-05-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20,452
Views: 3,518,192
Posted By AeroGut

his arm is pretty funny too.

his arm is pretty funny too.
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