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07-01-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 614
Posted By squirtdad

I see bikes, blokes and beer here cino2021 ...

I see bikes, blokes and beer here cino2021


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06-30-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By squirtdad

clearly built by Boris and Natasha Ciclo Italia...

clearly built by Boris and Natasha Ciclo Italia S.p.A
06-30-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By squirtdad

I have had good luck with ...

I have had good luck with https://www.wheelbuildingparts.com/
06-30-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 599
Posted By squirtdad

never mind where exactly a wheel might be if the...

never mind where exactly a wheel might be if the rear drop outs allow for sliding position
06-29-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 452
Posted By squirtdad

There is, in my hands on experience, a huge...

There is, in my hands on experience, a huge world of difference in quality between high end and low end twist shifters in areas such as durability, function, materials

I am not against twist...
06-29-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 452
Posted By squirtdad

I am a vote for throwing friction thumb shifters...

I am a vote for throwing friction thumb shifters on. this is what a bike charity I wrenched for in the past does.

benefit is it will work, and keep working even with huffy lowend...
06-29-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 599
Posted By squirtdad

I never calculate.... what works well for me for...

I never calculate.... what works well for me for both modern and vintage (friction) setups is small/small sizing

and of course Big/Big combo has to work
...
06-27-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

true that, and I have pretty much said the best...

true that, and I have pretty much said the best tires are the biggest performance upgrade you can make. That said I figured I would try these, as i had the for a Cino bike

I do have have a nice...
06-27-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By squirtdad

What bike to you have it on? are you riding...

What bike to you have it on? are you riding upright or more bent over?

that looks like is should be on a bike where you are riding upright....and may not be comfy if not.

also different...
06-27-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

I got the tires a year apart, so can probably...

I got the tires a year apart, so can probably rule out mis lableing :) I thought I was crazy just looking but got out the mm ruler and verified
06-27-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

Panaracer gravel kings....run small

just replaced a set of gp5000 28mm (close to worn out, and rear dead due to slice all the way trough and accross) with panracer gravel kings 28mm on mavic open pro rims

the GKs measure only 26...
06-27-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 90,928
Posted By squirtdad

the park tire boots work great. Got a slice...

the park tire boots work great. Got a slice almost all the way across on my gp5000 rear. tire is dead but tire boot let me get home

also had the fun of pumping up, then valve coming undone...
06-27-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,693
Posted By squirtdad

am even more ridiculous idea than the 32 spoke in...

am even more ridiculous idea than the 32 spoke in 36 rim

I am truly hoping this was satire, but not clear
06-26-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,146
Posted By squirtdad

[QUOTE=majmt;22553812]Trying to put in a few...

[QUOTE=majmt;22553812]Trying to put in a few miles on our his & hers Cino bikes.
...
06-25-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By squirtdad

welcome to the team miyata world. I have an 84...

welcome to the team miyata world. I have an 84 and and 85

this link may be helpful https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/1981%20Miyata%20Catalog.pdf

I think you need to...
06-24-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,219
Posted By squirtdad

I am always looking for buys and deals, but for ...

I am always looking for buys and deals, but for shorts I have pretty much settled on Voler for fit/quality/price sweet spot and am going more high end in their line

I did get a pair of assos on...
06-24-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By squirtdad

Flat on way to work :)

Flat on way to work :)
06-24-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By squirtdad

1) glue is not hard 2) I used tufo tape first...

1) glue is not hard 2) I used tufo tape first time out, held well, easy to do, but essentially pulled the tire apart when taking it off

ymmv
06-24-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By squirtdad

put some 28mm or so tubulars on and carry 2...

put some 28mm or so tubulars on and carry 2 extra tires :) faster flat fix if you get on on the road :thumb:
06-23-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By squirtdad

mavic MA40

mavic MA40
06-23-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By squirtdad

like like like.... super nice build

like like like.... super nice build
06-23-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By squirtdad

++++1 on Rema kits. Take your time, use the...

++++1 on Rema kits. Take your time, use the sand paper well, put the glue on AND LET IT DRY put patch on....ride
06-23-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By squirtdad

I find small/small gives the max amount of chain ...

I find small/small gives the max amount of chain

but you still need to make sure big/big works..... dangerous other wise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
06-22-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,384
Posted By squirtdad

also easy enough to carry extra water in a bottle...

also easy enough to carry extra water in a bottle in a Jersey pocket. I carried some little 16 oz nagalene bottles with water with Nuun electrolytes that way.

Super nice bike

an to quote...
06-22-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By squirtdad

park grease gun ...

park grease gun https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/grease-gun-gg-1
06-22-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By squirtdad

not sure if trhey have cleat screws...

not sure if trhey have cleat screws https://www.ebay.com/itm/291829991068

vittoria 1976 come with cleats to screw in https://ciclicorsa.com/shop/1976-classic-classic-road-shoes/
06-20-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By squirtdad

solid mix of components that may not be flashy...

solid mix of components that may not be flashy but just plain work, well and dependably I would guess early 70's based on components. should make a great ride for sis
06-20-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By squirtdad

your welcome kiddo :50:

your welcome kiddo :50:
06-20-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By squirtdad

one tube of phil's at 13 bucks that will last a...

one tube of phil's at 13 bucks that will last a normal home user 10 years plus is not over priced IMHO. Handy to use in the tube also

the nastiest bikes i have ever rehabbed had lithium auto...
06-20-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By squirtdad

I kinda watch for this stuff but have not really...

I kinda watch for this stuff but have not really seen the tan/cream sidewalls cheaper, fwiw
06-20-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By squirtdad

this may be of interest, whether you buy the...

this may be of interest, whether you buy the rene herse koolaid or not

https://www.renehersecycles.com/how-we-test-tires/

https://www.renehersecycles.com/why-no-half-knobs/
...
06-20-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By squirtdad

$60, good place to deal with ...

$60, good place to deal with


https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/continental-grand-prix-5000-road-tire?fltr=&sg=503
06-20-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By squirtdad

My go to grease for years, and I think I just...

My go to grease for years, and I think I just finished by first tube, bought a second and was given a third...so I am good for grease for 20 or 30 years
06-19-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By squirtdad

could very wlll be...... in the inmortal...

could very wlll be......

in the inmortal words of roseanne roseanna danna: Never mind
06-19-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By squirtdad

not same but notes 43 tooth max ...

not same but notes 43 tooth max ...
06-19-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By squirtdad

cheap may work, but depending on level of cheap,...

cheap may work, but depending on level of cheap, there is also cost over time and reliability, that said nothing wrong with the acera
06-19-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,216
Posted By squirtdad

it would help to know what components are on the...

it would help to know what components are on the bike, 2019 allez can go from claris to to 105 and looks like as normal a mix of brands shimano, praxis, tectro, sunrace

I don't understand...
06-18-22, 06:38 PM
06-17-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,807
Posted By squirtdad

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-17-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 794
Posted By squirtdad

I disagree with this advice, especially with...

I disagree with this advice, especially with carbon parts and bits

Once I got a torque wrench it was surprising to me as to what things I was over tightening, but even more at what I was under...
06-17-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 930
Posted By squirtdad

candy apple green (note this may be a...

candy apple green (note this may be a forshadowing)


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06-17-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By squirtdad

fyi framebuilders if pretty much steel, with a...

fyi framebuilders if pretty much steel, with a bit of aluminum
06-17-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,082
Posted By squirtdad

zombie thread please don't wake the zombies, ...

zombie thread please don't wake the zombies, not all of us have finished our zombie apocalypse bike builds
06-17-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By squirtdad

the amazon one I mentioned is from Taiwan for...

the amazon one I mentioned is from Taiwan for what its worth
06-17-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,146
Posted By squirtdad

fortunately majmt did not have the shall we say,...

fortunately majmt did not have the shall we say, the same directional challenges....but as I understand the directionally challenged pay a STEEP price so to speak
06-17-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By squirtdad

amazon claims this will fit ...

amazon claims this will fit ...
06-16-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By squirtdad

that is what I was thinking :)

that is what I was thinking :)
06-16-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,146
Posted By squirtdad

Dave, Adding on my thanks for your doing...

Dave,

Adding on my thanks for your doing this for as long as you have. that last years of kids at home is whirl so taking advantage is the highest priority

I am now even more bummed than...
06-15-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,844
Posted By squirtdad

op is banned and a noted troll so no problems...

op is banned and a noted troll so no problems there
06-15-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 805
Posted By squirtdad

Not really, fully painted frames should...

Not really,

fully painted frames should start with an acid etch primer which seals better than clear coat or paint

so big difference between acid etch primer, primer, multiple coasts of color...
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