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06-24-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 941
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: 331
Posted By squirtdad

Flat on way to work :)

Flat on way to work :)
06-24-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
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: 331
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: 242
Posted By squirtdad

mavic MA40

mavic MA40
06-23-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By squirtdad

like like like.... super nice build

like like like.... super nice build
06-23-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
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: 141
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: 66
Views: 3,221
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: 658
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: 312
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: 295
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: 11
Views: 285
Posted By squirtdad

your welcome kiddo :50:

your welcome kiddo :50:
06-20-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 658
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: 13
Views: 360
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: 346
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: 13
Views: 360
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: 658
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: 228
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: 228
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: 228
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: 1,097
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: 1,600
Posted By squirtdad

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/851x1280/dsc_3794_99e58c7dde03bc6871ad303411ab6e80a542ec39.jpeg
06-17-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
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: 854
Posted By squirtdad

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

candy apple green (note this may be a forshadowing)


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/494x313/candy_apple_green_b00c782008f18510453883a584b911928d255406.png
06-17-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
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: 8,006
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: 207
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: 112
Views: 3,680
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: 207
Posted By squirtdad

amazon claims this will fit ...

amazon claims this will fit ...
06-16-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 440
Posted By squirtdad

that is what I was thinking :)

that is what I was thinking :)
06-16-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,680
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: 8,670
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: 768
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...
06-15-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 112
Posted By squirtdad

if you go 46 only with the 11/34 cassette you...

if you go 46 only with the 11/34 cassette you will not have much low end. which could be a problem if you ride say Kennedy road or up mount Hamilton

might not matter if you are an absolute...
06-14-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,403
Posted By squirtdad

thanks like the bike and problem corrected. :) ...

thanks like the bike and problem corrected. :)

I would ride in the small ring and focus on doing decent spinning. go into the big ring on downhills and with the wind behind you for now

...
06-14-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,403
Posted By squirtdad

there are some problems here first and foremost...

there are some problems here first and foremost you have to post a pic of the bike.....drive side visible....ok that is the only problem

but tell us the bike year and model, and what components...
06-14-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,670
Posted By squirtdad

and no elegance at all....i.e ugly as crap. ...

and no elegance at all....i.e ugly as crap. Somethings are meant to be experimented with....others are not.......

now get off my lawn whipper snapper :50:
06-14-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By squirtdad

most modern shimano groups are specifying no more...

most modern shimano groups are specifying no more than 16 tooth spread between front rings, as best as I can tell this does have an impact on shifting.

Also as best as I can tell shimano...
06-14-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 902
Posted By squirtdad

capn, keep you eyes out for for 126...

capn, keep you eyes out for for 126 tubular....mavic GP4 rims
06-14-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By squirtdad

this is cool, adding to my list of rides for...

this is cool, adding to my list of rides for future
06-14-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 768
Posted By squirtdad

if it is not stainless, it will rust even with...

if it is not stainless, it will rust even with clear coat and not look good, same with clear powder lots of people have tried

a custom builder recently noted that he see issues with stainless...
06-14-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By squirtdad

can you really notice the difference? ...

can you really notice the difference?

there is a 1.1 inch gear inch difference between 34 and 36

34 is 1.00 ratio and 36 is .94 ratio for .06 ratio difference
06-14-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO If you are really going to work on your...

IMHO

If you are really going to work on your bike a lot, nothing replaces a good rack, which are not cheap. It is the single best investment you can make and will last a life time

I like...
06-13-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,680
Posted By squirtdad

and remember it is montana, so be prepared for...

and remember it is montana, so be prepared for weather also july is usually safe from snow....... but glacier is forecasted for snow (up to 2 feet) today...
06-12-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By squirtdad

lol.....harvest components, hope someone will...

lol.....harvest components, hope someone will take frame for recyclng
06-10-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 279,492
Posted By squirtdad

could very well be, so that price is not...

could very well be, so that price is not terrible

also figured out Vittoria Dugast link. Vittoria bought Dugast
06-09-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 279,492
Posted By squirtdad

not a good buy at 240 euro a piece, but...

not a good buy at 240 euro a piece, but interesting Vittoria built by Dugast 25 Eroica anniversary tire

Vittoria | A. Dugast | XXV L’Eroica Tubulars – Eroica, la corsa con biciclette d'epoca...
06-09-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By squirtdad

what is the length of the cable housing from stop...

what is the length of the cable housing from stop to derailler. IIRC needs to be something like 240mm?

of interest as I will be putting one of these on a build soon
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