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07-20-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By seypat

https://store.haloheadband.com/

https://store.haloheadband.com/
07-18-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,419
Posted By abshipp

Which very much ended up inspiring this build: ...

Which very much ended up inspiring this build:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1600/img_20210718_104017_560fee9e2668f72c0f0aabc1cea0de033a05e4d0.jpg
07-12-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By HillRider

If they were mine I would certainly disassemble,...

If they were mine I would certainly disassemble, clean and regrease them before riding them 10 feet. I've seen hubs in storage for a lot less than 25 years and the grease looked and felt like dried...
07-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,003
Posted By jamesdak

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of...

Well I just finished up 10 days straight of riding, rotating bikes each day. So, in addition to the few shown above, here's more I what I ride over this period.
...
07-08-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Greiselman

Thanks, all. My risk tolerance is low enough that...

Thanks, all. My risk tolerance is low enough that I'll just throw a new tire on it, just to be safe.
07-08-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By jonwvara

I am evidently an outlier here, but I think it's...

I am evidently an outlier here, but I think it's not right to part out a nice old bike that has survived for years with its original parts. C'mon, just leave it that way for the next owner.

If...
07-05-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By cuda2k

VeloBase.com - 2021 Update Thread

Decided to start a fresh thread for status / updates on the renewed (and hopefully lasting) improvements progress. As mentioned in the 'VeloBase.com is Gone' thread - I just pre-paid for three years...
07-05-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By Nessism

No anodizing? That's odd. The stem will tarnish...

No anodizing? That's odd. The stem will tarnish quickly without some sort of protection, or constant attention to cleaning.

As for how to polish, there are countless guides on the internet and...
07-04-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,003
Posted By jamesdak

I hear that sooooo much. Years ago I checked my...

I hear that sooooo much. Years ago I checked my daily bike logs and found that I was not any faster on my two C.F bikes (Madone 5.9 and Scott CR1 Pro) vs my vintage steel. The steel was just a fast...
07-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,227
Posted By curbtender

Could use one for my Miyata Team Titanium. Using...

Could use one for my Miyata Team Titanium. Using a UNO now.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190128_131944_e648d3a0f80fd7e8ea37f3a59f37509fd2d63d75.jpg
06-28-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By SJX426

What they said. Not a fan of breaking up a nice...

What they said. Not a fan of breaking up a nice configuration like this. I understand the value of the individual parts, but would not break up a time capsule like this even though it is more recent....
06-28-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By Chuck M

Nice. Seems a shame to part out such a good...

Nice. Seems a shame to part out such a good looking bike.
06-26-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Doug Fattic

Steel forks are frequently somewhat out of...

Steel forks are frequently somewhat out of alignment. There are 4 primary factors to check. 1st, is the rake (curve) on both blades the same. And does the current amount of rake match the original...
06-24-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting machine. I wonder how it...

Interesting machine.

I wonder how it compares to a basic analog stand like my VAR truing stand?

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=572798

Plus the mod to help with hop...
06-23-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By genejockey

Sorry, dude. I'll take empirical observation...

Sorry, dude. I'll take empirical observation over hypothesis.
06-21-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By AJI125

I have a 1999 LeMond Buenos Aires, I assume...

I have a 1999 LeMond Buenos Aires, I assume clearances/brake drop are similar since overall geometry was consistent for Trek LeMonds across the years. Came with 5500 group (105 9s). My first...
06-08-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By krakhaus

Show us your Mondonico

As far as I know there isn't a Mondonico thread on here. I bought this frameset a few weeks ago, and since then I've set PR's on all 3 of my usual rides. My first ride was terrible, but after...
06-04-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By natterberry

I just wish you could get new hoods.

I just wish you could get new hoods.
06-04-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By reissue59

What is this place ? 😁 i agree 7700 shifters...

What is this place ? 😁
i agree
7700 shifters are far superior to 7800 and 7900
positive mechanical click, bulletproof
7800, good but less reliable, need clean and lube and they fail
7900, not...
06-04-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By Lazyass

Dura Ace 7700 was the best Shimano road group ever

I had that group on a Serotta Atlanta and it was the best ever.

I've always thought 9 cogs was the perfect number. A 10th just was not needed for me personally and fine tuning became more finicky....
05-27-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By MudPie

Any grease is fine. In fact, I dribble a bit of...

Any grease is fine. In fact, I dribble a bit of oil/chain lube onto the threads instead of smearing grease.. It's easier to apply than grease, and is fine for that application. Note, I usually...
05-27-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By ThermionicScott

I just use Park grease, and that's if I think...

I just use Park grease, and that's if I think there isn't enough left on the parts from last time. Perhaps if you plan to leave the lockring on for a really long time or in a salty environment you...
05-21-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Sjtaylor

The trueing fixture worked great. Took the hop...

The trueing fixture worked great. Took the hop right out. I was surprised how it worked out. What fun.
05-20-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'll offer a small rant here, do not read further...

I'll offer a small rant here, do not read further if you are sensitive.

Brake levers positioned as the OP has imaged are IMO boarder line dangerous in that the only hand position that the levers...
05-19-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By shelbyfv

Yep, with chain lube you can make it as difficult...

Yep, with chain lube you can make it as difficult as you want, no harm done.
05-17-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By davidad

Amazon.com : Kool Stop Bicycle Bike TIRE Bead...

Amazon.com : Kool Stop Bicycle Bike TIRE Bead Jack Lever Tool New : Sports & Outdoors...
05-16-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By repechage

Styling. And cheaper to make, fewer processes....

Styling. And cheaper to make, fewer processes. Distinctive for a time.

everyone should look for a Ď71-Ď73 Super.
before the graphics went sticker.
05-12-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,990
Posted By cudak888

Brian Chapman's lug lining

Perfection. Everyone should have an opportunity to see this:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLmpjlqnMC5/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

-Kurt
05-12-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

"Dimples", as in indentations or growths? I...

"Dimples", as in indentations or growths? I suspect indents. That's a common wear issue. The bearing will no longer roll smoothly and likely need a slightly loose adjustment for the axle to spin w/o...
05-02-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By mpetry912

think about weight distribution; especially on...

think about weight distribution; especially on larger frames, the weight bias is to the rear.

The larger tire should go on the rear. Sometimes MTB use a larger tire on the front for better...
04-23-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By oldbobcat

Before going out an purchasing riser handlebars...

Before going out an purchasing riser handlebars and stem, try sliding your saddle back a centimeter or so. This moves your center of gravity away from the arms and shoulders and toward your hips and...
03-25-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

PB Blaster is not a lube, it will help degrade...

PB Blaster is not a lube, it will help degrade any current lube however. Adding a drop or three of suitable oil to the shift pod internals is a good idea. Campy has had a few lube ports molded into...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,080
Posted By Iride01

I've always ridden tires till the cords are...

I've always ridden tires till the cords are wearing through or they get a puncture or cut that bulges too much when inflated to normal pressure.

There are a few times I changed one early because I...
03-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By fishboat

I built Musson's truing stand(plans in the...

I built Musson's truing stand(plans in the book)..have about $15 in this:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/20201104_081543_f2e0089704cb34c326c4973b599274b613168afd.jpg...
02-20-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By gugie

PSA - Framebuilder Supply - not just for Framebuilders

It's a small, local Portland Oregon company (https://framebuildersupply.com/) that's grown over the past few years. You can't throw a rock in Portlandia without hitting a framebuilder. Early on they...
02-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,223
Posted By r0ckh0und

I would avoid that like the plague.

I would avoid that like the plague.
02-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By katsarasj

1984 Pinarello "Air"

Decided to post my Pinarello made from Columbus Air tubing. It is in original paint with trick, period correct French Roval aero wheelset (18 and 24 bladed spoked front and back wheels,...
02-06-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,377
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1173x1703/wts3_b7a55f90abd4f85635b5c81921420bb99b9d625e.jpg...
01-27-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,980
Posted By scarlson

I love my Vitus 979. In fact, all my friends love...

I love my Vitus 979. In fact, all my friends love their Vitus 979s! We have a club, you see. There is one way to become a member: believe in the power of glue....
12-29-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,733
Posted By bark_eater

Just say'n.... ...

Just say'n....


https://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/nhpr/files/styles/x_large/public/201401/011014-Madison_Boulder.jpg
12-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,733
Posted By jonwvara

Orthodoxy Part 2

I'm sure that many longtime members of this forum were disturbed to learn of a possible misinterpretation of the serial numbering of Centurion brand bicycles. This in itself is bad enough, but it...
12-26-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,935
Posted By Darth Lefty

Festivus was last week

Festivus was last week
12-19-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,824
Posted By AlmostTrick

^^^ Yes. Some dork disks, oops I mean pie plates,...

^^^ Yes. Some dork disks, oops I mean pie plates, will never break... and removing them would wreck the look of the bike.
...
12-18-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By SurferRosa

Trakhak, please read my post again. You needn't...

Trakhak, please read my post again. You needn't read anything in it, except my great distaste for Kenda tires.

Happy holidays to you, Trakhak.



And to you, anotherbike.
12-18-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By SurferRosa

Dry, rotten, old tires feel better than new...

Dry, rotten, old tires feel better than new Kendas?

Yeah, sounds right.
12-14-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,108
Posted By cyccommute

We have household hazardous disposal pick up in...

We have household hazardous disposal pick up in my city. Most municipalities do. But, frankly, I donít have that much material for disposal. I clean a chain once before I install it an never have...
12-04-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,778
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yep I made a frame for Tom Faulkner in March,...

Yep I made a frame for Tom Faulkner in March, 1984. I had a few customers from SW Ohio back then because I taught high school there before I went over to apprentice in England. And my in-laws lived...
12-03-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,778
Posted By Doug Fattic

It would be convenient if this frame could talk...

It would be convenient if this frame could talk in English. If you look close, you can see that the original customer's name is written in script on the top tube near the seat lug on the drive side....
12-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,108
Posted By Doug Fattic

Jamie Swann is a machinist and teaches machining...

Jamie Swann is a machinist and teaches machining practices I believe. Notice his "top eyes" on his frame (the pieces on the seat tube end of the seat stays that attach to the seat lug). He machined...
12-01-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,108
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'll write in more detail the steps involved in...

I'll write in more detail the steps involved in properly aligning a steel frame that has come in for reconditioning. Of course a pro is expected to achieve a higher standard of excellence. The front...
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