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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By CliffordK

Are you running Campagnolo or Shimano shifters...

Are you running Campagnolo or Shimano shifters and derailleurs?

Gearing?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By CliffordK

I have a 6800 wheelset. Good and bad things...

I have a 6800 wheelset. Good and bad things about it.

I like the new hubs. Adjustment of the cones is a little tricky, but once dialed in they're good.

The 6800 has a no spoke hole design...
11-17-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By CliffordK

Make sure you get non compressible plastic/teflon...

Make sure you get non compressible plastic/teflon lined shifter cable housing. Usually has wires running lengthwise.
11-17-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,481
Posted By CliffordK

It appears as if the cyclist was deliberately...

It appears as if the cyclist was deliberately blocking the vehicle.

The question is why.

If he was on a call with the police, then there should be some background. Perhaps a close pass or...
11-17-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 574
Posted By CliffordK

I was thinking something similar with putting bar...

I was thinking something similar with putting bar end shifters into the bar extensions.

Then one can just grab them with the whole hand.
11-16-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,196
Posted By CliffordK

Can you post a good map of the proposed area. ...

Can you post a good map of the proposed area.

Both Seattle and Portland have good airports. Plus I think the Boeing airport. Are there also local military airports?

I'm wondering of the...
11-15-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 601
Posted By CliffordK

Are we still on track for permanent daylight...

Are we still on track for permanent daylight savings time next year?
11-14-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By CliffordK

I had one brake lever that wanted to walk down...

I had one brake lever that wanted to walk down the bars, which slowly tightened the brakes.

I determined the problem was that the lever didn't fit flat on the bars causing a slight wobble, so I...
11-14-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By CliffordK

It seems like around here most used bike shops...

It seems like around here most used bike shops are co-ops, and new bike shops are traditional.

But, that is a good point about the formation and organization of a co-op.

As far as longevity...
11-14-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,456
Posted By CliffordK

True, But if you're in the middle of the...

True,

But if you're in the middle of the Amazon jungle, perhaps vampire bats are a greater concern than warranty coverage. And one may not choose to haul a broken frame that can't be ridden out...
11-14-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,456
Posted By CliffordK

On my megameter ride, I had a steel (solid bars)...

On my megameter ride, I had a steel (solid bars) bike rack that broke. I got it welded up in a small shop half way between Pistoia, and the Abetone pass. The weld lasted maybe 100 km, and broke...
11-14-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By CliffordK

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_for_Appropria...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_for_Appropriate_Transport
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_VanderTuin

I think it had a dynamic leader in 1992.

But, over the next 30 years, time took...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,030
Posted By CliffordK

I've heard that some schools are getting rid of...

I've heard that some schools are getting rid of the school lockers. Rather silly idea if you ask me.

As far as the backpack. When in school, I used to carry a duffel bag back and forth to...
11-13-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,094
Posted By CliffordK

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago...

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago Arabesque frame. And make sure you crank down on the bolt enough to flatten both chainstays.
11-13-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 467
Posted By CliffordK

I haven't used those. But if they have anodized...

I haven't used those. But if they have anodized brake tracks, then eventually they will wear to look patchy.
11-12-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,456
Posted By CliffordK

It might also depend on your local terrain. ...

It might also depend on your local terrain.

I met a local old guy in his late 70's... his driveway went straight up, maybe a half mile. He had a really nice carbon fiber bike, put it in low...
11-12-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

Different generations of bikes have good and bad...

Different generations of bikes have good and bad features.

Earlier Peugeot PX-10 or similar frames from the late 50's, through 60's or 70's have some of the prettiest lugs for the Peugeot line....
11-12-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By CliffordK

I missed that thread. I did find this dusty...

I missed that thread. I did find this dusty co-op thread.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1121149-co-op.html

Our co-op had a bunch of battered bikes and frames hanging upstairs. ...
11-12-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 342
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm I believe there is a hidden "Bike...

Hmmm

I believe there is a hidden "Bike Business" subforum. I don't know what is in it, but perhaps discussing pricing, parts availability, etc. It doesn't necessarily apply to volunteers, but...
11-12-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By CliffordK

It may or may not work. It will depend on the...

It may or may not work. It will depend on the bike.

A while ago I bought an old Litespeed Titanium MTB frame that I decided to convert to a road bike.

Unfortunately BikeForums deleted my old...
11-12-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By CliffordK

That just sounds nasty :mad: Quite a few...

That just sounds nasty :mad:

Quite a few years ago I needed a rain jacket, so I decided to try my boating Paddle Jacket. Seals around the wrists, neck, waist.

Went for my 5 mile or so hill...
11-10-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

I absolutely cant stand the second generation...

I absolutely cant stand the second generation Ultegra/Dura Ace 9-speed shifters.

I doubt that would be where I would be wanting to bet my fortune. Although there will be a few people with old...
11-10-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

They'll ship it to you for $50, but they won't...

They'll ship it to you for $50, but they won't guarantee that it won't come with broken pieces, gouges in the carbon fiber, perhaps even holes in the carbon fiber.
11-10-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,456
Posted By CliffordK

This was posted in the General Forum. So, yes,...

This was posted in the General Forum. So, yes, it covers just about everything.

Had it been put in a specific subforum, then it would have led the answers better.
11-10-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 583
Posted By CliffordK

What is your ultimate application? You can...

What is your ultimate application?

You can also purchase 2.3/2.0 spokes. Probably not necessary for a lot of ordinary road riding, but it might be good for a cargo application.

At some point...
11-10-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

I buy most of what I get used. Some things have...

I buy most of what I get used. Some things have appreciated some.

If I had never ridden my old Colnago Super, and always kept it in a dry climate controlled room. Then it might have tripled in...
11-10-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

The thing that has been going bonkers is the...

The thing that has been going bonkers is the Campagnolo 50th Anniversary Edition Group Sets. With documentation, and in the original box. NOS.
...
11-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,619
Posted By CliffordK

Get some kind of limited edition NOS bike made by...

Get some kind of limited edition NOS bike made by a brand that has some appeal, and the price may go bonkers.

Try this one for an investment.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/124938130580

All for...
11-10-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,456
Posted By CliffordK

I don't plan on doing any 'heavy' touring btw....

I don't plan on doing any 'heavy' touring btw. Not sure what put that thought in your head. :foo:[/QUOTE]

I was wondering where that concept of heavy touring came from.

But, as a few people...
11-09-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By CliffordK

It has been a while since I've purchased shift...

It has been a while since I've purchased shift cables. And, I don't remember having any issues with the old Nuovo Record shifters.

I did have to grind down the ends for using with my 11-speed...
11-08-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

Now that is interesting. I can see yours,...

Now that is interesting.

I can see yours, but none of mine. :(

first try
https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=607534&d=1523911789

second try...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,274
Posted By CliffordK

How long do America's Cup boats last? A year? ...

How long do America's Cup boats last? A year?

Of course they keep changing the rules based on who's country won the previous year.
11-08-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By CliffordK

I'd just hop onto EBay and find the fork you...

I'd just hop onto EBay and find the fork you like.
...
11-07-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

rumrunn6, Yes, those are the attachments from...

rumrunn6,
Yes, those are the attachments from the profile page. Can you actually open and view any of the images? For me I just get a blank page. And any page that had the old style of...
11-06-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By CliffordK

Still nothing with the old attachments. ...

Still nothing with the old attachments.

https://www.bikeforums.net/profile.php?do=editattachments

I was looking at an older thread. It had some neat photos... but unfortunately GONE.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,274
Posted By CliffordK

For most consumer owned bikes, they won't end up...

For most consumer owned bikes, they won't end up in the dump after 10 years. But, will get passed onto someone else that will continue riding the bike, or perhaps stripped to a bare frame and built...
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By CliffordK

What is the brown color? Rust? Paint? Primer? ...

What is the brown color? Rust? Paint? Primer?

It has a little value, but not a lot.

Perhaps $50.

Or use it as practice for experimenting with bike mechanics.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By CliffordK

Hmmm... The "About" page says that 360 was...

Hmmm... The "About" page says that 360 was operated out of the David Minor Theater.

https://www.360-cycles.com/about

I think I heard of it, and now wonder if I encountered it once.

I need...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,274
Posted By CliffordK

I don't know if there is any set age, although...

I don't know if there is any set age, although I've heard people discourage riding Carbon Fiber bikes from the 1970's. One of the issues with the oldest carbon fiber bikes with metal lugs is the...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-22, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By CliffordK

Jan Vander Tuin at the Eugene Bike Coop had built...

Jan Vander Tuin at the Eugene Bike Coop had built a custom metal fender shaper.

Unfortunately the coop has apparently permanently shut down during the pandemic. Although Peddler's Express has...
11-04-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By CliffordK

That one is listed as Chromoly. That would be...

That one is listed as Chromoly. That would be either 4130 or 4140 steel. It should be a solid alloy, but it isn't as hard as can be. I'd hope most cassettes would be a version of chromoly, but I...
11-04-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By CliffordK

Here is this Panasonic down in Eugene. ...

Here is this Panasonic down in Eugene.

https://eugene.craigslist.org/bop/d/eugene-large-tall-bike-frame-panasonic/7543226854.html

I should head up north in the next couple of weeks.
11-04-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By CliffordK

Not all steel is the same. Likewise with other...

Not all steel is the same. Likewise with other alloys.

I haven't been super impressed with Shimano cassette longevity. But, I don't know the solution either.

SRAM RED is supposed to make...
11-04-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,250
Posted By CliffordK

As far as shipping insurance. Most of the...

As far as shipping insurance. Most of the shipping damage I've encountered has been due to poorly packed items. And despite selling the insurance, the shipping companies are reluctant to reimburse...
Forum: Introductions
11-03-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By CliffordK

gugie is on the opposite side of town, and is...

gugie is on the opposite side of town, and is tied in with all the Classic and Vintage Crowd (and mildly modified classic and vintage bikes), which isn't quite the same as your REI CO-OP CTY 1.1. ...
11-03-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, so I understand that there is no visible...

Ok, so I understand that there is no visible damage on either the frame or wheels. Yet you want them all replaced.

Did you say why you think they have been damaged?

I am seeing that there...
Forum: Introductions
11-03-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By CliffordK

Welcome from Eugene. Where are you? ...

Welcome from Eugene.

Where are you?

There are quite a few members up in the Portland area.

Keep an eye on:

https://www.bikeforums.net/pacific-northwest/
11-03-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By CliffordK

You might look at the Clement or Donnelly X'Plor...

You might look at the Clement or Donnelly X'Plor USH 120tpi tire. 35mm.

Very lightweight for what it is (also perhaps a little less road protection than some).
11-02-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,250
Posted By CliffordK

Hopefully your bikes have been found. I'm...

Hopefully your bikes have been found.

I'm not a big fan of insurance. I've had a glass item that I did pay for insurance on. Then when it arrived broken, I took it to the post office where they...
11-02-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By CliffordK

There are a couple of companies that are making...

There are a couple of companies that are making new wooden rims. They would look sweet on certain vintage bicycles.

https://www.cerchioghisallo.com/en/

https://www.cbita.it/home

Hopefully...
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