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09-13-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By John E

My helmet is off to you -- nicely done. I faked...

My helmet is off to you -- nicely done. I faked it, myself :)
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/813x539/capo40324_004_137851a77731a2e9d4f015a4ba07e4de67ad7b39.jpg
09-13-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By steelbikeguy

always happy to see someone dig into the older...

always happy to see someone dig into the older stuff and create replicas! Looks like fun!
The bottle cage that you link to (in the Speedplay flickr virtual museum) is an intriguing one, and strikes...
09-13-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By SJX426

CrowSeph - Nice first proto! Regarless of where...

CrowSeph - Nice first proto!
Regarless of where you mount the tab, under the nut or at the head, I think you need two mounts to keep it from twisting. Perhaps both under the head and the nut. allow...
09-12-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By juvela

----- bravissimo! looks like it really...

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bravissimo!

looks like it really belongs on there! :thumb:



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09-12-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Classtime

Nice. My only concern is that the tab could...

Nice. My only concern is that the tab could interfere with tightening the handlebar clamp bolt.
09-09-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Road Fan

Yeah, that's my point - as nice as some of the...

Yeah, that's my point - as nice as some of the Polar products were, Polar certainly looks to possibly be out of business! I've been looking for some chest sensor belts and information on them, and I...
09-07-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By philbob57

I have a Lezyne Macro (no ANT+) and a Wahoo...

I have a Lezyne Macro (no ANT+) and a Wahoo TickrFit HRM which drops out every so often. There is some evidence that the dropouts would not occur if I could use ANT+, so that's 1 possibly meaningful...
09-07-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By juvela

----- with the Fratelli Pietra 300 series...

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with the Fratelli Pietra 300 series levers the ones with the brass pivot pin also have a different anchor for the cable end than the later ones

the anchor changed at the same time as the...
09-07-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By The Chemist

No, neither of them. I've been using mine...

No, neither of them. I've been using mine constantly for over a year now and I've never had to reset it. The GPS signal is quite good, and rarely loses signal except when I'm in a really sheltered...
08-11-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By iab

Earlier Balilla and Universal have fully closed...

Earlier Balilla and Universal have fully closed backs. That lasted only a few years before they went to a fully open back. Then in the later years Universal went to a closed upper, open lower.
...
08-11-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By juvela

----- Buongiorno Don Peppino, leve - ...

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Buongiorno Don Peppino,

leve -

1. economy Balilla, relatively late production

2. Universal Nr. 306
08-04-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By oneclick

Those look like Competition 218 adjusters, but I...

Those look like Competition 218 adjusters, but I haven't seen them on solid levers before.

Regardless, when the little brass stub on the bottom of the adjusters breaks, pm me as I fix those (for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,816
Posted By PeteHski

But the point is that they will have some kind of...

But the point is that they will have some kind of quality control behind them. They will no doubt be sourced in Asia, but CRC will have made some effort to find a reputable source before putting...
06-13-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,658
Posted By Koyote

Round. And yes, size does matter, but thatís...

Round.

And yes, size does matter, but thatís a separate issue.
05-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished this '94 Specialized HardRock Rebuild

Just showing off, here.
I took a lot of "during" the rebuild pics so if you want to see the build in progress the full album is here:...
04-13-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By jamesdak

I'm digging it and totally like the white saddle

I'm digging it and totally like the white saddle
04-13-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By P!N20

Magic. Any reason why the QR levers are on...

Magic.

Any reason why the QR levers are on the drive side?

I assume this Tomasini is unrelated to Tommasini?
04-13-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Gary Fountain

Hi CrowSeph, I really like your Tomasini and your...

Hi CrowSeph, I really like your Tomasini and your rejuvenation of the frame and components. It's a bike you wouldn't be too hesitant to ride and enjoy. Well done.
04-03-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

We see this problem every so often as more try to...

We see this problem every so often as more try to fix their bikes at home. But usually when the chain is running on the wrong side of that cage tab it also makes some noise and has a rough/notchy...
03-26-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By Trakhak

This sufficiently accounts for the (non)problem,...

This sufficiently accounts for the (non)problem, not that that ever stops anyone posting other hypotheses.

Proof: run the chain up to the middle chainring and middle sprocket and measure again.
03-26-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By dsbrantjr

At least the OP presented some actual data, which...

At least the OP presented some actual data, which as an engineer I appreciate.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Winfried

I guess he did exactly what you asked for: Cut...

I guess he did exactly what you asked for: Cut part of the stem, and stick a new stem to get a touring handlebar.

More infos in the comments.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By 3speedslow

The trick I guess is to find the handle stem...

The trick I guess is to find the handle stem section long enough to match the 31.8 threadless stem requirements.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks doable. I would only suggest that you try...

Looks doable. I would only suggest that you try the new stem at different heights to find what is most comfortable for you before cutting the riser.
03-13-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Kapusta

Gorilla Tape works great. At least as well as...

Gorilla Tape works great. At least as well as the real thing in my experience. I recall reading instructions from some high end wheel manufacturer that specifically recommends it (I forget which...
03-13-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By dabac

Iím not too fond of using electrical tape. Itís...

Iím not too fond of using electrical tape. Itís soft enough to need double layers and the adhesive seems to smear fairly soon.
On some TL-ready rims Iíve used bundling tape with good results.
If...
03-13-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By trailangel

Do yourself a favor and buy the right product....

Do yourself a favor and buy the right product. Are the rims tubeless compatible, or are you trying to see if you can get non-tubeless rims to work?
Calvin Jones looks like he is using Gorilla tape:...
03-12-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By mikeschn

Okay, I had a chance to do a little bit more on...

Okay, I had a chance to do a little bit more on the bike...


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03-09-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Ironfish653

In that case, probably little difference besides...

In that case, probably little difference besides the wheels and tires. That, and the gearing itíll come with, if youíre starting with a mostly complete bike. Sometimes, inexpensive Ďcasualí MTB style...
03-08-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By jaxgtr

I converted this to a flat bar 1x road...

I converted this to a flat bar 1x road bike/commuter from a drop bar bike. Since you are going to be mostly road, road frame might be a little lighter. This bike rides like a dream as well.
...
03-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By veganbikes

I built my hybrid out of a lovely touring frame...

I built my hybrid out of a lovely touring frame from New Albion Cycles called the Privateer. (http://newalbioncycles.com/privateer1)

I highly recommend that I can fit some decently wide tires and...
03-07-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By '02 nrs

tried a tap test?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pLFvFETflk
80's trek bond joint paint cracks are much straighter,clean....
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,777
Posted By Chuck M

I've worked for a company for over 36 years...

I've worked for a company for over 36 years making PVC pipe, fittings and glue. I think a bike frame from PVC pipe would work as well as a fart in a phone booth.
03-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By cxwrench

The single biggest waste of money in the entire...

The single biggest waste of money in the entire industry. Ceramic bearings are great in pure radial loads, clean environments, high heat, and very high (thousands and thousands) rpm applications....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By Iride01

How long you going to be riding? I wouldn't have...

How long you going to be riding? I wouldn't have that much skin exposed to the sun, even in hot weather and I do ride when temps are in excess of 100įF.

I don't like the feel of globbing sunscreen...
02-27-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By Monstercross

THAT STEM ,so cool

Class bike,the stem is pure art
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By msu2001la

Maybe things have improved in the last 10 years,...

Maybe things have improved in the last 10 years, but the tri suits I've used in the past are basically just a sleeveless version of cycling skin-suits, but with a very thin, almost non-existent...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By colnago62

Whatís very popular in the professional cycling...

Whatís very popular in the professional cycling ranks are speed suits. They are similar to skin suits except they have pockets in the back and the front can open up for better ventilation and ease of...
02-24-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,317
Posted By Unca_Sam

Titanium Single speed fat bikes. Mars has minimal...

Titanium Single speed fat bikes. Mars has minimal atmosphere and no roads. Most of the surface is dust and rock. Use a dry lube, so the hematite prevalent all over the planet doesn't chew up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By Rides4Beer

Just get good summer weight jerseys. I only wear...

Just get good summer weight jerseys. I only wear Castelli Climbers jerseys in the summer, they're thin mesh, thin enough that you'll get tan lines from your bib straps if you don't put sunscreen on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,784
Posted By znomit

Hi This is the road forum. Our bikes...

Hi

This is the road forum.

Our bikes might get dirty if we venture onto gravel.

Nope.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,947
Posted By DaveSSS

Mineral spirits won't hurt a carbon fiber frame. ...

Mineral spirits won't hurt a carbon fiber frame. I switched to crown brand camp stove fuel from Walmart because it's far less expensive and dries faster. I also use it to make my paraffin base...
02-19-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,306
Posted By JohnDThompson

How 'bout the old Renť Herse stem caps with the...

How 'bout the old Renť Herse stem caps with the owner's name engraved?

https://www.renehersecycles.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/rh52_stem-600x487.jpg...
02-18-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By AlmostTrick

If you rode in a circle it would cut a hole and...

If you rode in a circle it would cut a hole and you would drop into the water, just like on the cartoons!
02-18-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By Rage

That seems like an exceptionally bad idea.

That seems like an exceptionally bad idea.
02-12-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By freeranger

I didn't watch the video. But, from what...

I didn't watch the video. But, from what experience I've had, working on things mechanical (not necessarily forks) is that trying to convert to something other than the original purpose or design,...
02-02-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By cjenrick

yes i drilled those brand spanking new Nitto...

yes i drilled those brand spanking new Nitto rando bars, had to be careful, you only get once chance, and both sides have to be equal,

why, do you think i am gonna break those bars with my 15...
02-02-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Rolla

Since there's nothing on the bike that's already...

Since there's nothing on the bike that's already gold and the downtube decal looks silver, gold bits will look out of place. If the hubs, stem, and seat collar were all a matching third color, that...
02-02-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Troul

Black or white for the finishing touches

Black or white for the finishing touches
02-02-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Darth Lefty

I tend to like to match the decal, but it's...

I tend to like to match the decal, but it's pretty subdued on this one. Cannondales used to have model and CAAD stickers all over with chunky yellow text
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