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07-21-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By SJX426

I think you ansered your question with the wall...

I think you ansered your question with the wall hanger statement - original.
07-20-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By SJX426

Straddle cable is too long. Straddle Cables...

Straddle cable is too long.
Straddle Cables Done Right – Rene Herse Cycles (https://www.renehersecycles.com/straddle-cables-done-right/)
07-18-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,764
Posted By SJX426

A bit of a shabby state but this is my best full...

A bit of a shabby state but this is my best full period correct version of the Pinarello Montello. Not as nice looking as the example above but it shows all its time and Patina....
07-07-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

Whoosh! went right by me! Thanks

Whoosh! went right by me! Thanks
07-07-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By SJX426

cuda2k - Thank you for your all that you have...

cuda2k - Thank you for your all that you have done and continue to do to support this enthusiastic group of people who fully enjoy bicycles! I am amazed at how such a simple and elegant object can...
07-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By SJX426

May the 4th be with you always!

May the 4th be with you always!
06-28-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By SJX426

I noticed that the word "Competition" was in the...

I noticed that the word "Competition" was in the same location as yours. There are very many Olympics, every one I have seen had it on the TT. I am not sure there is much difference between the...
06-28-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
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....
06-23-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By SJX426

EngrJack - I would be somewhat surprised if...

EngrJack - I would be somewhat surprised if anyone could give you a definitive answer. Mine would be to buy both and find out. Then the one you don't prefer gets sold. Or..... you can start with...
06-23-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 628
Posted By SJX426

Haven't worked on a bike that can't be made road...

Haven't worked on a bike that can't be made road worthy, as long as the frame set is good.
06-19-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,535
Posted By SJX426

Murf58 -You might consider the Wahoo...

Murf58 -You might consider the Wahoo...
06-17-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By SJX426

Pinarello Montello. Originally (assumed) DA 740x....

Pinarello Montello. Originally (assumed) DA 740x. It had a mixture of 7400,to 7402 parts. I don't know why. Here is a pic of what it was with the DA on it....
06-16-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By SJX426

3Roch - I don't question what you want, just...

3Roch - I don't question what you want, just trying to be helpful. The point is that if the 73 is indeed a leftover frame set from 72, maybe the steerer length didn't change. The cable mount on the...
06-16-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 235
Posted By SJX426

I have a 72 Le Champ and it came with a...

I have a 72 Le Champ and it came with a Stronglight Competition head set to go along with the Stronglight 93 crank and bb.
Pic of your bike please!...
06-16-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By SJX426

Can't answer your questions but what a gorgeous...

Can't answer your questions but what a gorgeous bike! Love the chrome lugs/accents.
06-15-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,812
Posted By SJX426

How do I stop the squeal on my disk brakes?

How do I stop the squeal on my disk brakes?
06-10-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,387
Posted By SJX426

Oh good! Another opportunity to share pics! ...

Oh good! Another opportunity to share pics!
1988/89 De Rosa Professional. Campagnolo Record 10V, Calipers are Titanium model, the rest I don't know, just 10 speed parts. Ambrosio Nemesis tubular...
06-08-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,702
Posted By SJX426

Early in my membership here, I thought there was...

Early in my membership here, I thought there was a better way to categorize topics of discussion. How arrogant. The scope of knowledge and experience is unique to this forum along with the...
06-07-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 851
Posted By SJX426

No. I found a local guy who builds his own frames...

No. I found a local guy who builds his own frames he added them, the rack bosses and the eyelet's that were drewed off.
https://live.staticflickr.com/2881/11464977763_be8e8736e1_b.jpg...
06-07-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,820
Posted By SJX426

I happen to know a guy that rode one to work...

I happen to know a guy that rode one to work every day. Long story short. It is now mine. I don't ride it as often as I think of it. I geared it to support a commuter ride of 20MPH at 90 rpm. Worked...
06-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,062
Posted By SJX426

Hobbiano Thankis for the calibration. Didn't...

Hobbiano Thankis for the calibration. Didn't know about the LE models.
I have noticed the p vs c on the Reynolds sticker too.
06-07-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 851
Posted By SJX426

I have a couple of frames that are stripped and...

I have a couple of frames that are stripped and just apply WD-40 as needed. This question comes up at least once a year if not more. Google search is your friend....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,216
Posted By SJX426

Update on the map issue. I found that not all the...

Update on the map issue. I found that not all the maps had been deleted, consuming vast amounts of storage. Once they were all deleted, I have been able to start loading. Currently, I have most of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,216
Posted By SJX426

Bob Ross - Deleted everything and added only...

Bob Ross - Deleted everything and added only Virginia and DC. Everything else is gone. It is like the memory won't reset and gets smaller.
06-02-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,617
Posted By SJX426

Different perspective ...

Different perspective
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49916702892_e579f7511f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j3Y9Gu)P1030335 (https://flic.kr/p/2j3Y9Gu) on Flickr
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,708
Views: 459,238
Posted By SJX426

Lee Dr. Fredericksburg, VA ...

Lee Dr. Fredericksburg, VA
https://live.staticflickr.com/1783/41445211000_8fa0fb733d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/269nxis)IMG_20180707_065512 (https://flic.kr/p/269nxis) on Flickr

VCR trail,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 386,790
Posted By SJX426

Rappahannock in Fredericksburg ...

Rappahannock in Fredericksburg
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50217078392_93f505f93e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jvvDSq)IMG_20200811_074002 (https://flic.kr/p/2jvvDSq), on Flickr
06-01-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By SJX426

bark_eater - you may want to describe which FW...

bark_eater - you may want to describe which FW you are working with. There is a possibility the disassembly is different than you expect. pastorbobnlnh is a great source of information on this topic...
06-01-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,549
Posted By SJX426

Missed this thread! Of course they are faster!...

Missed this thread! Of course they are faster! Helpful accessories are red frame of De Rosa source, red on the pedals, red cable caps and of course a splash of red in the spokes to help find the...
05-30-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By SJX426

Here is a 760 that has been broken out a long...

Here is a 760 that has been broken out a long time ago! It is in the process of being put into some kind of riding rotation. I am debating if I should paint or leave as is. Frame is straight.
I...
05-28-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 254,097
Posted By SJX426

This links point is fast becoming a buddy to me...

This links point is fast becoming a buddy to me despite his independence. He brings me balls and toys, follows me around and the Siamese in him has given him a new nickname "Mayhem." He likes to get...
05-28-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 694,725
Posted By SJX426

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1050091_9e65852ebf38cf3c8a7a601cf7eb2d6fd777c1ed.jpg

Needed jockeys for the Pinarello and since they are red, got an extra pair for...
05-25-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By SJX426

When a gouge is created, material is often...

When a gouge is created, material is often removed and some of it is displaced above the original surface. For the section that will be in the seat tube/lug, I would only get rid of the raised...
05-24-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By SJX426

ChirsN83 - General question will get general...

ChirsN83 - General question will get general answer.
For comfort, you need to know your sit bone distance. It will vary depending on the position on the saddle. Narrower when leaned over and wider...
05-21-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,617
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50620597907_81...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50620597907_81c531c07f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2k8aNar)2020-11-19_07-02-39 (https://flic.kr/p/2k8aNar) on Flickr...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By SJX426

unterhausen - The DO are more horizontal than...

unterhausen - The DO are more horizontal than vertical
https://live.staticflickr.com/1844/30604985608_bb2373decd_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NCsxXE)Campagnolo first install (https://flic.kr/p/NCsxXE)...
05-15-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,872
Posted By SJX426

Back in 2014 I picked up a pair of wheels ($50)...

Back in 2014 I picked up a pair of wheels ($50) that were sitting in the basement of the seller for 15 years after having been built for him to race on. He never used them.

They are Chorus hubed...
05-14-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By SJX426

I may need to be calibrated but..... The...

I may need to be calibrated but..... The referenced replacement is a through axle, hence the 142/12. Not a fit if your DO is designed for a 10mm axle.
05-13-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By SJX426

Any De Rosa for $100 is a killer deal. Nice parts...

Any De Rosa for $100 is a killer deal. Nice parts on there too, although clean up may be a bit challenging! I would have pee'd in my pants if I ran across this deal.
05-13-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By SJX426

Not as long a trip as yours but I did 150 miles...

Not as long a trip as yours but I did 150 miles round trip with a broken arm in a brace to get my Colnago. It was on my bucket list mostly because of the info learned on BF. Slightly too small but I...
05-09-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,225
Posted By SJX426

I I don't know. Just ordered one. I sent...

I

I don't know. Just ordered one. I sent measurements to Silca and they tole me I needed the 272 which is way too big. I can still upgrade my other chuck with it.
05-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/7723/17353768315_cf6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7723/17353768315_cf6c05a262_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sruAHZ)P1020906 (https://flic.kr/p/sruAHZ)\ on Flickr...
04-30-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By SJX426

Thomas Z - Good find! My Montello came with DA...

Thomas Z - Good find! My Montello came with DA 740x components. Like P!N20 stated it was hard to endorse and ride. In my case, it was indexed 8V. Shifted extremely well and I really enjoyed the...
04-27-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,382
Posted By SJX426

"My" wheels have not broken a spoke...

"My" wheels have not broken a spoke either!
04-23-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 34,760
Posted By SJX426

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set...

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set with headset, brakes, crankset and stuck seat post for $50. The stash burped up the stem, handlbar, tape, brake leavers, post, and saddle. The wallet...
04-23-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,382
Posted By SJX426

The op asked for a risk assessment. My take is...

The op asked for a risk assessment. My take is that the likelihood of failure is about a 2 (20-40%) on a scale of 1-5. Impact is could be severe so I would give it a 5. PI score of 19 or medium high...
04-23-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,559
Posted By SJX426

Occasionally back in 1970. Again in 1997. ...

Occasionally back in 1970. Again in 1997.
https://live.staticflickr.com/4229/35314850105_5bdc52f6de_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX)PBPeugeot (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX) on Flickr
04-21-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By SJX426

Andy_K Know of Sexton Mtn. Lived on the north...

Andy_K Know of Sexton Mtn. Lived on the north side of Cooper Mtn off 185th. I would commute to Hilsboro from there with nearly a 300 ft gain in 4 blocks going up 179th. Newspaper route to get up the...
04-13-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By SJX426

You could close the calipers and remove the yoke...

You could close the calipers and remove the yoke cable. Of course the lever cable might make it difficult. Otherwise just run narrow tires, like 21mm!
04-11-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,717
Posted By SJX426

My wife has been using the Nordictrak Bike for...

My wife has been using the Nordictrak Bike for the last 3-4 weeks. She suggested I go for a ride today. After telling her I was going to go on Lee Dr. she asked to go with. She did almost 7 miles,...
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