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10-06-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Reynolds

Yes, I use them on my MTB (that I ride mostly as...

Yes, I use them on my MTB (that I ride mostly as a gravel bike). They are soft and pliable and very good for the price IMO.
10-06-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,366
Posted By Reynolds

That's a box with wheels? What about this? ...

That's a box with wheels? What about this?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/995x550/imagen_2b8f3073f48d7a8df410359d5febd710ef8eecd3.png

I have a set of those lights from...
10-06-21, 10:29 AM
10-05-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,366
Posted By Reynolds

That stem is not ugly for me. Usually the...

That stem is not ugly for me. Usually the ugliness is caused by an attempt to embellish the part; this stem is totally functional IMO.
10-04-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 916
Posted By Reynolds

I've repaired some rusted, leaking gas tanks by...

I've repaired some rusted, leaking gas tanks by soldering small sheet metal "patches" on them. Used a big ELECTRIC soldering iron, tin solder and paste flux. It turned out OK.
10-04-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 916
Posted By Reynolds

I worked on a lot of this type motorcycles BITD....

I worked on a lot of this type motorcycles BITD. They are very simple and have few parts. However, you might need some special extractors to disassemble them.
10-02-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 617
Posted By Reynolds

Nice find! What's that thing opposite the front...

Nice find! What's that thing opposite the front tire valve?
09-25-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,789
Posted By Reynolds

This is Ipa (pronounced EEH-pah). Rescued from...

This is Ipa (pronounced EEH-pah). Rescued from the street at around 40 days old, now 14 months old.
...
09-24-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,630
Posted By Reynolds

My favorite is Shimano Dura-Ace but it's not...

My favorite is Shimano Dura-Ace but it's not cheap. I also use Molykote BR 2.
09-22-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By Reynolds

You could make a fixture in the shape of a T with...

You could make a fixture in the shape of a T with an old axle being the cross bar that measures exactly 311mm center of the axle to tip of vertical bar, put it on the truing stand and measure the...
09-22-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By Reynolds

Glad the steerer turned out OK! These repairs can...

Glad the steerer turned out OK! These repairs can be difficult sometimes, because if it's not totally straight, it can't be adjusted properly - like too tight when you turn left and too loose when...
09-21-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,564
Posted By Reynolds

I'm not too particular about crank position, but...

I'm not too particular about crank position, but valves should be at 12 or hidden IMO.
09-20-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By Reynolds

I've heard that BITD some priests preferred loop...

I've heard that BITD some priests preferred loop frames.
09-20-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By Reynolds

I'd brush it lightly with a wire wheel and then...

I'd brush it lightly with a wire wheel and then rub it with linseed oil. Used this method on some old tools with good results.
09-17-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Reynolds

My '90s KHS Montaña pro has it too.

My '90s KHS Montaña pro has it too.
09-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By Reynolds

FWIW, I used those rims for years with 38 and 23...

FWIW, I used those rims for years with 38 and 23 tires and never had any problems. A bit tight maybe, but doable with bare hands.

...
09-09-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Reynolds

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable...

I can only speak about my Nexus 8 - no noticeable heat after 2-3 hours of continuous use.
09-08-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 808
Posted By Reynolds

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file...

So you need to raise the FD 2-3mm. Could you file the braze on slot that much, is there enough material?
09-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Reynolds

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade...

I used a scraper made with an old hacksaw blade and some sandpaper. Took me about 1 1/2 hrs.
09-06-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Reynolds

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK. Before...

Soldered 3 guides, all went OK.
Before finishing:


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Finished:...
09-04-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Reynolds

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.

Thanks all! I'll give it a try.
09-04-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 808
Posted By Reynolds

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool...

I'd take it to a shop that had the tool JohnDThompson posted, but if I couldn't find any, a machinist should be able to do it with a lathe. It would cost more though.
09-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 808
Posted By Reynolds

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut...

I'd measure the steerer with a micrometer and cut it to correct size if needed.
09-03-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Reynolds

Soldering wiring guides on steel frame?

After 11 years and 50,000kms I'm going to strip and brush-paint (thanks randyjawa!) my steel hybrid frame. I use dynamo lighting with the wires fastened with zip ties. Thought to make guides from...
09-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By Reynolds

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to...

Yes it can be straightened, but probably to "rideable" condition, not to perfection. Depends on your level of exigency IMO.
08-25-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,502
Posted By Reynolds

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.

Same here - I use it too, in spite of the haters.
08-25-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,502
Posted By Reynolds

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years...

Bikeforums isn't what it used to be. Some years ago, a lot of people would have jumped on the OP shouting he was wrong, because AVERAGE SPEED MEANS NOTHING!
08-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,036
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and...

Maybe the builder thought: "Why do it simple and neat if I can do it more complicated and uglier?"
Forum: Commuting
08-19-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,144
Posted By Reynolds

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat...

I often carry 100+ lbs, but I ride in flat terrain.
07-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,954
Posted By Reynolds

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!

Made me laugh. Mark Twain is great!
07-17-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,518
Posted By Reynolds

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a...

Over straps for me, no question. Now I have a bigger problem: my helmet has a mesh inside that prevents inserting the glasses' temple pieces in the vent holes (glasses upside down of course) to look...
07-17-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Reynolds

Sounds like... victory!

Sounds like... victory!
07-17-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,954
Posted By Reynolds

There used to be a time when most nouns were...

There used to be a time when most nouns were capitalized, but not all of them, which puzzles me.
07-17-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,954
Posted By Reynolds

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.

The country is Colombia, not Columbia.
07-04-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Reynolds

a) The method I cited is different (and better)...

a) The method I cited is different (and better) than using an expansor. The cup won't break, distortion is minimal if you do it carefully and on the sleeve only - the bearing race isn't affected.
b)...
07-03-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Reynolds

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a...

You can also make the cup bigger by inserting a slip fit steel bar in it and tapping it lightly with a hammer on an anvil. A socket could do if you can find the right one.
I know I'll probably get a...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,456
Posted By Reynolds

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and...

Not mine, I saw the pic years ago on the web and saved it because it was odd.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,456
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/577x432/mono2a_13999c9f432785d5704e8d395beedf2704fdade0.jpg...
06-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,963
Posted By Reynolds

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a...

Ruin her life? No. But I think she deserves a civil suit.
06-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,773
Posted By Reynolds

My son is left handed and also has this problem....

My son is left handed and also has this problem. If you say him "Turn right (or left) now, quick" he often mistakes sides. Doesn't happen if he has a moment to think, though.
06-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,963
Posted By Reynolds

First one: ...

First one:

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06-26-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,963
Posted By Reynolds

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...

Waiting for the "Allez opi omi" memes...
06-25-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,773
Posted By Reynolds

Fixed cup on NDS?

Fixed cup on NDS?
06-24-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,927
Posted By Reynolds

This is a true restoration IMO!

This is a true restoration IMO!
06-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Reynolds

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by...

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by hand and see if the balls can come out (this could work if they are loose, not if in a retainer), then screwing the cup back as far as it will go, so...
06-16-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,800
Posted By Reynolds

"Recommend me a good power meter,...

"Recommend me a good power meter, please"
06-15-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,800
Posted By Reynolds

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...)...

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...) would be ideal for a fixie"
06-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,800
Posted By Reynolds

Everyone has a dark side.

Everyone has a dark side.
06-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,800
Posted By Reynolds

"I need to update the software for my...

"I need to update the software for my shifters"
06-15-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,800
Posted By Reynolds

BB 30 is great.

BB 30 is great.
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