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08-27-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,775
Posted By Cougrrcj

I've been using SunTour barcons since late '76. I...

I've been using SunTour barcons since late '76. I had been riding a bike with stem shifters previously, and I felt awkward reaching down to the downtube to shift when I bought my S-10S new in Oct...
08-25-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By ljsense

I think this is how A.I. starts to reveal itself....

I think this is how A.I. starts to reveal itself. Some computer somewhere is like, hey, I think I can start a conversation on a forum. Like a toddler walking the first steps.

Watch how quickly it...
08-16-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,252
Posted By randyjawa

Close to true but with one exception - patience....

Close to true but with one exception - patience. I have had to wait/hunt/hope for years to get just what I wanted and at a decent price, sometimes darn near free. What sort of things am I talking...
08-14-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,492
Posted By WGB

Wheelset and Tektros arrived Gulfport MI to...

Wheelset and Tektros arrived

Gulfport MI to Canada by way of Miami (????) Seriously, that was the USPS routing.

Anyway congrats to ctmullins
Never seen wheels packed that secure! Double...
08-12-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,782
Posted By madpogue

A cassette being lighter than a freewheel would...

A cassette being lighter than a freewheel would be relevant if the freehub body weighed nothing. But since it, uh, weighs something, that's apples to oranges. A more meaningful weight comparison...
08-08-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By The Golden Boy

I use the old Bullseye pulleys. Any of the...

I use the old Bullseye pulleys.

Any of the 10-11T pulleys will be awesome on there. I think VO and Tacx are other new ones..



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08-02-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By nlerner

If you’re willing to ship to 02446, I’ll take it.

If you’re willing to ship to 02446, I’ll take it.
07-31-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By mountaindave

Hmmm, I sense a shift to gravel bike... before...

Hmmm, I sense a shift to gravel bike... before you know it you’re going to be looking for “gravel specific” bikes and then carbon starts to look interesting and before you know it you’re thinking...
07-30-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By Jack Aster

Hello everybody here! I'm neither a biker nor a...

Hello everybody here! I'm neither a biker nor a bike owner. The only bike I was related to was an old bike of my father - a Soviet bike "Java", which I disassembled with my cousin and never gathered...
07-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By T-Mar

Selective Bero quotes on HyperGlide, mostly from...

Selective Bero quotes on HyperGlide, mostly from 'The Dancing Chain':

"HyperGlide was a huge improvement. Use one of your favorite old friction-shifting rear derailleurs with a modern 9-speed...
07-22-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By madpogue

We should start a set of month-long threads, they...

We should start a set of month-long threads, they could last all spring and summer, "Post your 300-series Trek" for March, and so forth.

Is there a "Post your..." thread for May 31?
07-21-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,766
Posted By dddd

The first year that I raced off-road in...

The first year that I raced off-road in sometimes-wet conditions with Weinmann 750's was the year that I made a few mods, to prevent any more "white knuckle" descents with the shiny anodized MA40...
07-12-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By ryansu

Hmm hadn't thought about I just set it for the...

Hmm hadn't thought about I just set it for the 50t ring but since the old ring was a 53 I probably did - This was a total tear down so I put the compact on when I was reassembling the bike. The...
07-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,344
Posted By AdamCh

I also like her ergonomic footwear.

I also like her ergonomic footwear.
07-04-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,344
Posted By Fahrenheit531

The most stylish road bike is almost certainly...

The most stylish road bike is almost certainly equipped with these:

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07-02-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By seedsbelize

Well I just started thinking about a 650b...

Well I just started thinking about a 650b conversion on my 80 Trek 414.
07-02-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By noglider

I can't quantify. I weigh 165. On 32mm tires, I...

I can't quantify. I weigh 165. On 32mm tires, I am in danger of bottoming out on potholes at 30 psi, but I've managed. The more weight you have, the higher pressure you require. The wider tire you...
07-02-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By 52telecaster

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice,...

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice, but i weigh 200 lbs. I very often start higher.
07-01-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By SpeedofLite

You do not have our permission to end your story...

You do not have our permission to end your story there.
C'mon, give it up.
06-30-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set...

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set in silver 32 hole.
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06-20-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,826
Posted By 52telecaster

i very often do that when i lace. It doesnt...

i very often do that when i lace. It doesnt bother me at all. My son has a23s in 700c on a bianchi. Light and strong!
06-07-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By scarlson

To address the "rim shape" issue, I don't think...

To address the "rim shape" issue, I don't think it's a problem. Many older rims for tubulars (like the Mephisto à Blocs that I mentioned, but also Fiamme and others) had angled or curved braking...
05-27-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 405,395
Posted By niliraga

always love this sort of runabout build. do I...

always love this sort of runabout build. do I see a double chainring with no FD? and how many whiskers' clearance is there under that fork crown with those tires?
05-24-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf: Never heard of it. ​​​​​​ :lol:

:wtf:

Never heard of it.
​​​​​​

:lol:
05-24-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By SurferRosa

Except for the two big bolts, these are pretty...

Except for the two big bolts, these are pretty easy to polish. The last one I did, I only had my file and 80 grit paper (no 1500, etc.), which is way too rough. But I found a bit of worn paper to...
05-22-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By cudak888

Agreed. Delete the ferrule. The modified angle of...

Agreed. Delete the ferrule. The modified angle of the dangle is perfect though. Good thing hacking into the Triomphe; it's B stop was never right to begin with.

-Kurt
05-22-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,802
Posted By SurferRosa

^ Sure is long housing, though. And the ferrule...

^ Sure is long housing, though. And the ferrule doesn't fit in the derailleur. Maybe use some trimmed, lined brake housing instead. :thumb:
07-31-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By fietsbob

AvOcet, named after a shore bird ...

AvOcet, named after a shore bird https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1000/a_avocet_eb1d7cdf6b198f82d2e5b6797f630064264c7f85.jpg
05-02-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,262
Posted By khatfull

If you lock the freewheel tool in with a skewer...

If you lock the freewheel tool in with a skewer (then back off 1mm or so to allow the FW to spin) you'll never strip or munge a Suntour freewheel.
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