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Forum: Touring
11-17-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By bark_eater

IDC/Pro-Lite Speed - Intelligent Design Cycles -...

IDC/Pro-Lite Speed - Intelligent Design Cycles - Dynamo Wheels and Wheelsets | Intelligentdesigncycles...
11-17-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 376
Posted By bark_eater

It looks like your going to have a little less...

It looks like your going to have a little less metal left than a stock TA 116 ring, so I would try and get a very close fit where possible.

Steel cottered crank 116 chain rings use a smaller chain...
11-15-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,655
Posted By bark_eater

RJ The Bike Guy has a Youtube video illustrating...

RJ The Bike Guy has a Youtube video illustrating the use of an impact driver to remove a seat post. I thing you might have enough of a stub left to try it.
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Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By bark_eater

I'd like to thin and reshape a crank arm. I've...

I'd like to thin and reshape a crank arm. I've got a Shimano FC-6207 left crank. It looks to me that the Dura Ace FC-7400 is made from the same forging and is machined down a bit and fully...
11-12-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By bark_eater

Dura-Ace 7400 and 600EX 6207 cranks from same forging?

Anyone know if Dura -Ace 7400 and 600EX cranks are made from the same forged "blank" They look the same to me, with the Dura-Ace having a few more machining steps and a higher polish including the...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-12-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By bark_eater

Machining cold forged aluminum part.

I figured some one here might know. I was wondering if it was practical to machine a cold forged component? Or are there additional stresses in a cold forged item that will cause warpage or weakness...
11-07-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By bark_eater

I brought home a Brooks that is still soft but it...

I brought home a Brooks that is still soft but it is warped. I think the frame it was on was leaned up on some thing or upside down a storage unit for years. I reshaped it with my thumbs and it...
11-07-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By bark_eater

Thought of this pulling a sharp shart out of my...

Thought of this pulling a sharp shart out of my hand. I think this one was a chrome flake, but I keep meaning to get one of those scary strong Neodymium magnet's to try and pull the steel ones.
11-07-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,419
Posted By bark_eater

Industrial espionage at its best. More please.

Industrial espionage at its best. More please.
11-07-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

This side of the peanut gallery wants to see the...

This side of the peanut gallery wants to see the center pulls on the Trek. He's got all the bits and the internet told me that if you go with Tektro's you should up grade your levers, swap brake...
11-06-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

Kind of on the minutia side, but It might be...

Kind of on the minutia side, but It might be worthwhile holding onto the crank from the Trek. a 110 bcd crank will give you a lot more options as far as changing rings. The Apex crank on the...
11-06-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 637,844
Posted By bark_eater

Half bubble off plumb 60 cm Mondia Special

Well this ones "special".. Drove 4 hours and picked it up, primarily for the French thread Campy headset and Phil Wood Swiss bottom bracket and other useful but tired bits. I figured I'd pass the...
11-05-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,158
Posted By bark_eater

I cruise the local scrapyard every morning for...

I cruise the local scrapyard every morning for bikes, and recently there have been big green piles of "NOS" farm equipment parts. I'm wondering if there's a "Fine, Fark You , we're not going to hold...
11-02-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,158
Posted By bark_eater

Trying to buy 12" of derailleur housing is a...

Trying to buy 12" of derailleur housing is a pretty good litmus test. Having to calmly and clearly state that you would like to purchase the $1 worth of housing that you need and not the $30...
11-01-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

Looks like he took the pictures down. I hope I...

Looks like he took the pictures down. I hope I didn't break his internet posting a link....
10-31-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 595
Posted By bark_eater

I like the idea of mind mapping software, but...

I like the idea of mind mapping software, but can't justify the data entry time. What I really want to find is as program that I can dump 20 years of internet book marks into and get a visual frame...
10-31-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

I looked around a bit and found this flicker...

I looked around a bit and found this flicker album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/146957722@N07/albums/72157684669714571

There's photographic evidence of 700x32mm tires under fenders in there,...
10-30-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By bark_eater

Best paint primer system for touch up?

I've got a bunch of touch up work to do and was wondering what sort of primer to use. I'm looking for something permanent to protect the raw metal after removing rust and that I can put nail polish...
10-26-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By bark_eater

I don't recall the exact source, but I used some...

I don't recall the exact source, but I used some "Giant" grommets on my Koga Miyata. Their a little oversized but made out of rubber so I was able to coax them in well enough.
10-26-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By bark_eater

Certainly!

Certainly!
10-25-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By bark_eater

Got a chance to re-space and re-dish the cheap...

Got a chance to re-space and re-dish the cheap 650b wheelset. Reached proof of concept and took a no brake tootle around the neighborhood....
10-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By bark_eater

Poor impulse control strikes again... I contacted...

Poor impulse control strikes again... I contacted the seller and it looks like their headed my way. If it all works out I might be amendable to some horse trading.
10-24-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,696
Views: 486,428
Posted By bark_eater

Re-spaced, re-dished and tensioned a cheap 135mm...

Re-spaced, re-dished and tensioned a cheap 135mm 650b rear wheel to 126mm. I'm using a 6 speed free wheel, so I reduced the drive side axle a bit, and the new hub geometry is comparable to another ...
10-21-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,375
Posted By bark_eater

I'm stocked up on new 7 and 8 speed cassettes...

I'm stocked up on new 7 and 8 speed cassettes and some new and NOS chainrings for 5- 6-7 speed bikes. I'm also flush with chains, Tubes and brake pads, bottom brackets and other stuff but that's...
10-20-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

If you can get the serial numbers from the...

If you can get the serial numbers from the seller, you should be able to figure out what model Trek it is.

Vintage Trek Bicycle Frame Serial Numbers, bike...
10-18-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,300
Views: 743,721
Posted By bark_eater

Someone is spending to much time on the...

Someone is spending to much time on the internet....

And there's more in transit.....
10-17-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 637,844
Posted By bark_eater

Cool bike, but I've already got an 82 Miyata 610...

Cool bike, but I've already got an 82 Miyata 610 waiting patiently in the garage... The Fuji America frame will be for sale at some point, but not till its broken down and ready to ship. Happy...
10-16-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 65,018
Views: 10,165,767
Posted By bark_eater

Keep searching. The alogarithms will decide what...

Keep searching. The alogarithms will decide what you need, before you know it....
10-16-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/959x960/241864057_4492220814154366_3258546393368174193_n_44a8e0a574259ed90856b0e5600ebeedbaec734f.jpg
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10-14-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

This bike is a proportionately larger frame on...

This bike is a proportionately larger frame on me, but I started off with a fully elevated Nitto Technomic stem and generic Maes bars. I probably gained some conditioning, but I think where I ended...
10-13-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

You've got a great set of components. I'd keep an...

You've got a great set of components. I'd keep an eye out for a larger sized Fuji s10 or s12 to steal the low trail frame from.
10-13-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By bark_eater

Finally got a minute for this bike. I swapped...

Finally got a minute for this bike. I swapped the 28mm Gravelking for a 25mm Panaracer Tour Guard Pasela. The 25mm tires and rim combination had just enough hop to rub the bottom of the rear...
10-12-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By bark_eater

I'll take it. Sending a PM.

I'll take it. Sending a PM.
10-10-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By bark_eater

I've got the 42 cm version set up with Shimano...

I've got the 42 cm version set up with Shimano Exage aero levers. I'm not a small person, but I find them comfortable if I hold them like a basket ball with my thumbs up. With my wrists vertical in a...
10-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By bark_eater

I adapted a set of Jandd panniers to work with...

I adapted a set of Jandd panniers to work with Tubus racks by rebending the hooks and moving the the mounting points and and straps to fit better. Pretty easy to do with a drill. I uses a piece of...
10-05-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7,300
Views: 743,721
Posted By bark_eater

When it rains it pours.. These trickled in the...

When it rains it pours.. These trickled in the last couple of weeks. There's a 48T, 47T and a 46T and three 32T rings. Only one ring is marked SR and the others are un marked, in various states of...
10-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

Hard to tell from the pictures, but the top tube...

Hard to tell from the pictures, but the top tube looks kind of short relative to the seat tube. If you look around on the web there are $20 adjustable quill stems with 120mm of reach. Their ugly, but...
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By bark_eater

A single wheel trailer might be a good option. ...

A single wheel trailer might be a good option. I've done a trip with an overloaded frame with racks and panniers and it wasn't that fun until I dropped some gear and moved the bulk of the weight to...
10-02-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By bark_eater

Could you please elaborate on how to properly...

Could you please elaborate on how to properly tension the shifters ?
09-29-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By bark_eater

Just wanted to follow up on this. I just...

Just wanted to follow up on this. I just destroyed one of these cranks trying to get it apart. I ended up snapping one of the bolt arms off the crank. From what I can tell the the middle and...
09-28-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,467
Posted By bark_eater

I didnt go thru all the Dallas listingings but...

I didnt go thru all the Dallas listingings but theres a Nashbar and a Gitane there that might fit you. The Nashbars got a Sugino AT triple crank, but might need a 650b wheelset to get to 38mm tires....
09-27-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,204
Posted By bark_eater

Its not hard to do, especially if your starting...

Its not hard to do, especially if your starting with a frame and have a wheelset built. Of course if your goal was thrift, its also pretty easy invest your own time and spend way less money.
...
Forum: Touring
09-25-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,999
Posted By bark_eater

$300 is a fair days wage for a lot of people and...

$300 is a fair days wage for a lot of people and would be a reasonable amount to be able offer to someone, if they had to take a day to bail you out of a jam.
09-21-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By bark_eater

Also not an expert witness, but it seems like...

Also not an expert witness, but it seems like most folks want to have there forks straightened to avoid replacement with chrome or mismatched paint. Looking at this fork I would think that even if...
09-19-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By bark_eater

I forgot to emphasize that I clean every bike...

I forgot to emphasize that I clean every bike really well before soaking with wd40. I've found that dirt or dust really give rust a foot hold with metal items.
09-19-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By bark_eater

I put everything in ziplocks and haven't had any...

I put everything in ziplocks and haven't had any rust problems, but I am a habitual wd40 sprayer. One recent unfortunate discovery is that mouse piss will ruin paint, or at least the lacquer on...
09-18-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By bark_eater

Where they in salt or fresh water? If salt I...

Where they in salt or fresh water? If salt I would be soaking the frame in fresh water before frame putting any oil in the tubes.
09-18-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By bark_eater

Ive got a hoarder stash hanging in my attic. It...

Ive got a hoarder stash hanging in my attic. It gets pretty hot up there in the summer and I run a couple big fans to keep the heat down, but the bikes do a heating cooling cycle everyday. I try and...
09-14-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,114
Posted By bark_eater

Well I think it fine. Not so much here, but on...

Well I think it fine. Not so much here, but on other forums, new posters will get raked over the coals for straying over into FAQ teritory with out doing theit own research first.
If i was...
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By bark_eater

Get many robots reported?

Get many robots reported?
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