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10-05-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 948
Posted By squirtdad

95% of the time with my 50/34 and 11x32 setup...

95% of the time with my 50/34 and 11x32 setup (really need to climb more hills)

50/50 on my 53/39 13x32 setup (need to get in better shape and climb more hills)
10-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 469
Posted By squirtdad

not to forget that zombies are attracted to...

not to forget that zombies are attracted to electronic shifting, especially wireless systems so need all mechanical for the zombie apocalypse
10-04-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 763
Posted By squirtdad

as a lawyer would say: facts not in evidence ...

as a lawyer would say: facts not in evidence

Show where properly built wheel ( even tensions, double buttted stainless spokes, 3 cross, on good quality rims) breaks spokes frequently. I...
10-04-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 763
Posted By squirtdad

that is basically silly drag for the wheel...

that is basically silly

drag for the wheel for touring is not a factor even without panniers or what ever you are carrying.

peopled have toured all over the world with standard asymmetrical...
10-04-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,688
Posted By squirtdad

Miyata team ...

Miyata team
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1515/85_team_miyata_may22_da30b329e8ac0d865f67eef4bb0e80405ce0eed9.jpg
10-03-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 469
Posted By squirtdad

10 years should not be long for a bike....my...

10 years should not be long for a bike....my issues it my choice for mechanical shifting and rim brakes in higher end groups is going away, I don't want to be forced into technology I don't want. ...
10-03-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 469
Posted By squirtdad

you might need to look a campy or see what you...

you might need to look a campy or see what you can find now for a future build

Shimano is not doing mechanical 105,ultegra and Dura Ace and rim brakes are going or gone also
10-01-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 396
Posted By squirtdad

other seat post removal approaches I agree...

other seat post removal approaches

I agree with doing a good rust check before investing time/effort on the seat post

some other seat post removal methods

ammonia soak, turn frame upside...
09-30-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 805
Posted By squirtdad

Welcome back, we are your people, enablers all

Welcome back, we are your people, enablers all
09-30-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By squirtdad

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting...

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting a role, so may not make a 10 list. so many different ways to think about it reynolds, tange, columbus, engilish, french italian

so in no...
09-30-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By squirtdad

my kitchen, beans from Black oak, ground fresh,...

my kitchen, beans from Black oak, ground fresh, 1/14 ration in clever dripper into a hydro flask cup. in olden day terms yuppie (young no longer applies)

other than that Philz
...
09-30-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 809
Posted By squirtdad

I find park tool a huge help (and I have wrenched...

I find park tool a huge help (and I have wrenched on bikes for a long time)

this should help about tubeless

https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help?query=&area%5B%5D=60

tubeless vs...
09-30-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By squirtdad

OMG I am so triggered at this vegan abuse LOL ...

OMG I am so triggered at this vegan abuse LOL

I am 95% vegan, specifically low oil vegan (avocados are verboten, that is part of the 5% ), so just proved the stereotype

fell into this year,...
09-29-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 421
Posted By squirtdad

I personally find true flat bars hurt my wrists, ...

I personally find true flat bars hurt my wrists, but I almost always have a bike to user for errands and such (jump on and use) with north road style bars. and have tried the velo orange...
09-28-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,561
Posted By squirtdad

that got me thinking Black coat, white...

that got me thinking

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac, yeah/The boy's a time bomb.
09-27-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 316
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure....

I have tried the gluless, but at high pressure. but had no luck with them working well over time

I use the rem tiptop and write date purchased on them and replace yearly...conservative but works...
09-27-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

check this thread about 2/3 the way down where...

check this thread about 2/3 the way down where Doug Fattic shows details of an external sleeve repair. intteresting
...
09-27-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By squirtdad

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)

needless to say, you are an awesome granddad :)
09-27-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

external sleeve.... look at the post in C&V where...

external sleeve.... look at the post in C&V where a well respected frame builder showed examples for such a fix. bronze brazing rod, not silver due to lower temps
09-27-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,375
Posted By squirtdad

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only...

I don't sell enough to play with ebay and only buy from ebay when i cant find something any place else, but it does seem that you need to have a business approach to using ebay, knowing cost of...
09-27-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By squirtdad

you can build a var 30 like tool from the...

you can build a var 30 like tool from the hardware store

it has worked well for me. also I like freeze-off and it helps to whack what ever tool your are using to add some shock, this tool...
09-24-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 640
Posted By squirtdad

not sure if is a consideration but I am not...

not sure if is a consideration but I am not seeing silver chorus or record, I do see silver athena, veloce, centaur and potenza...but that was just a fast look at ebay

you could also so some...
09-24-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,375
Posted By squirtdad

and to note, no humans are involved it is all...

and to note, no humans are involved it is all computer based (ie. ebay electronically sends 1099, which get compared to same year return, mismatch means computer calculates and sends a letter ...
09-24-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 640
Posted By squirtdad

even with a 13/29 you might not get low enough ...

even with a 13/29 you might not get low enough

maybe a race triple (not sure if the shfiters will hndle this)
...
09-24-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 640
Posted By squirtdad

maybe consider 11 speed crankset? ...

maybe consider 11 speed crankset?

https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126257068?gclid=Cj0KCQjw1bqZBhDXARIsANTjCPKl7iRz2t7wLlvio3Cm3R7R4BuD45bd_6km8qZa2GsC_2g021J7VGoaAq9-EALw_wcB
...
09-24-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

LOL I grew up in Montana when I got my first...

LOL I grew up in Montana when I got my first 10 speed, an Azuki, the shop had a racing fuji tubular tires and all in crisp white at 400 dollars or so it was wildly out of my budget (paid $160...
09-24-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By squirtdad

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown...

The previously listed Park tool and sheldon brown can get you through all of the basics and far more.

I love the sheldon brown site but I would start with park, they have both article and vidoes
...
09-23-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By squirtdad

super nice, and fun to see watch what some who...

super nice, and fun to see watch what some who knows what they doing work I bet. and saved me from saying braze, not weld :)
09-23-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By squirtdad

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general...

r3dr0ver If you let people know you general geographic location you might get some good recommendations for people who could do this... your are getting super good input from experienced, well...
09-23-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By squirtdad

super detail with the matching thread color

super detail with the matching thread color
09-22-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By squirtdad

In my areas, the long term shop own the building,...

In my areas, the long term shop own the building, are multigenerational (one is at 4th generation now). The other thing these shops do is surf the current trend, whether it be cruiser, fixies or...
09-22-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,586
Posted By squirtdad

I have kept my number down to 3 personal bikes ...

I have kept my number down to 3 personal bikes (plus one non ridden significant other bike and son's "best christmas present ever" BMX hanging and waiting for next generation to come around)
...
09-22-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By squirtdad

that has a Corporal Klinger feel to it

that has a Corporal Klinger feel to it
09-22-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By squirtdad

what brand of bike is this and frame material? ...

what brand of bike is this and frame material?

I am paranoid about this but have had cracked head tube with aluminum frames...

I would check those paint scratches and and make sure they are...
09-22-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By squirtdad

too bad....i liked the idea of blaming the cookie...

too bad....i liked the idea of blaming the cookie muncher
09-22-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By squirtdad

check for loose chain ring bolts

check for loose chain ring bolts
09-21-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By squirtdad

good luck what size rear wheel? and here is...

good luck what size rear wheel?

and here is good write up on derailer hangers https://www.redclovercomponents.com/blog/1
09-21-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By squirtdad

Cinelli and Eddy Merckx a deal at twice the...

Cinelli and Eddy Merckx a deal at twice the price due to the rare collaboration

:giver:
09-21-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

in c&v sales ...

in c&v sales

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1257055-fs-1972-raleigh-international-fixed-gear-24-5-a.html
09-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 364
Posted By squirtdad

miyata team

miyata team
09-21-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,375
Posted By squirtdad

still have my big and pocket picket slide rules

still have my big and pocket picket slide rules
09-21-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,116
Posted By squirtdad

what did the head badge and decals say/look like?...

what did the head badge and decals say/look like? pics of those could help
09-21-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By squirtdad

out of curiosity/education what is the driving...

out of curiosity/education what is the driving motivation for this change?
09-20-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By squirtdad

I don't do 40 mm, but like the panaracer gravel...

I don't do 40 mm, but like the panaracer gravel kings in 28..... I would look at the Gravel King SK or SS in 38
09-20-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 527
Posted By squirtdad

I like clipless pedals and have been using since...

I like clipless pedals and have been using since 1989

I like the spd-sl but also use spd for commuting or when I need to use a shoe I can walk in a bit (rainy days from bike locker at work to the...
09-20-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By squirtdad

this is a great forum but I think you want the...

this is a great forum but I think you want the framebuilder forum https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

suggest asking mods to move
09-20-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

where are you located? knowing that might help...

where are you located? knowing that might help in finding a framebuilder

of course if all else is good, this is cheaper than buying a new bike

other ideas would be post a want to buy (WTB) in...
09-20-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By squirtdad

and quite possible loss of control with over...

and quite possible loss of control with over braking on the front, speaking as person who has gone over the handle bars with kookstop salmon pads on universal 88 brakes

also you lose the ability...
09-19-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 828
Posted By squirtdad

doable, but you would want a framebuilder to do...

doable, but you would want a framebuilder to do it, as they have the skill experience to remove the old tube, put a new one in, align everything

and then you will need repaint

bilenky quotes...
09-19-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,586
Posted By squirtdad

my theory for years is that wireless will...

my theory for years is that wireless will eventually go down to BSO especially set up as 1x as ti will be cheaper than running a shift cable.

as much as I don't like sram and electronic...
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