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05-20-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By squirtdad

I did 126 to 135 once using the sheldon...

I did 126 to 135 once using the sheldon method.(2x4, one on side at a time) it was on a 82 Nishki, olmpic 12. do cromo double butted pretty long chains stays, but another 7.5 mm and depend on...
05-20-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By squirtdad

from what is see those wheels will be north of...

from what is see those wheels will be north of 300 pounds, $380 dollars or so

bad investment as any newer bike you will get will likely be 100/142 thru axle so not really a good upgrade path....
05-20-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By squirtdad

seriously try tyres first I am partial to ...

seriously try tyres first I am partial to conti GP5000 as really nice balance between price, performance and reliability I run 28mm with conti racelite tubes and have went 1700 miles before first...
05-20-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By squirtdad

what bike do you have? What components does it...

what bike do you have? What components does it have?

A 7 speed with QR at 135 is pretty odd, suggesting a really really low end bike

I have seen the difference tires and wheels can make. I...
05-20-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,639
Posted By squirtdad

you better, i can't be there this year to give...

you better, i can't be there this year to give you tubes :) Europe will be less crowded in October. Win Win
05-19-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 863
Posted By squirtdad

I think this is it, while I have not done...

I think this is it, while I have not done eroica, I had done cino once

I think you miss out if you don't try for close to compliant, but even there it is a matter of degree, I added a third...
05-19-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 531
Posted By squirtdad

seriously anyplace that has ATF is likely to...

seriously anyplace that has ATF is likely to have a penetrating oil.

I like stuff called freeze-off but that is probably hard to find

the other thing in these situations is hard whacks, steel...
05-19-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By squirtdad

agree 5 speed and 130 does not quite compute as 5...

agree 5 speed and 130 does not quite compute as 5 speed was 120, more details on bike and gear and pics when OP gets 10 posts

and on what is wanted, friction, indexed, indexed with intergrated...
05-18-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 849
Posted By squirtdad

totally get it.....bummer that it maybe

totally get it.....bummer that it maybe
05-18-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 849
Posted By squirtdad

bike lockers at work, the need to be spiffed up...

bike lockers at work, the need to be spiffed up bit but work well

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1724/bikelocker_fab613ef3d7bf60913d7f3edca52b3a3726a2b1b.jpg
05-18-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 849
Posted By squirtdad

could do the drive in, bike home, bike in, drive...

could do the drive in, bike home, bike in, drive home routine :)
05-18-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,473
Posted By squirtdad

nice bike i would not worry about the clamp...

nice bike

i would not worry about the clamp on shifterst, lots of reasons that could be, like braze on got damaged and someone wanted to avoid paint damage in repairs

Rims look solid ...
05-17-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 241
Posted By squirtdad

try Freeze-off, (penetrating oil packed so that...

try Freeze-off, (penetrating oil packed so that spraying it result is super cold liquid)

Put some on, let it sit and then apply again and start whacking on it
05-13-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 851
Posted By squirtdad

great thread.... helps for a future build

great thread.... helps for a future build
05-13-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 809
Posted By squirtdad

my 2 cents, worth just about that :) I use...

my 2 cents, worth just about that :)

I use all spd, spd-sl clipless and to a much lesser amount clips and straps.

I find the common advantage to all 3 is that my food is positioned correctly...
05-12-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 474
Posted By squirtdad

based on pic in the other thread the bike is...

based on pic in the other thread the bike is lower end diamondback, with square taper bottom bracket. It is would be amazing if it was anything other than standard 9/16 size pedals.

OP needs...
05-11-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By squirtdad

think you can get polished stainless :) me it...

think you can get polished stainless :) me it would be bright candy apple greeen with white lug lines
05-11-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By squirtdad

you can get a dave kirk custom frame starting at...

you can get a dave kirk custom frame starting at $3500..... must saying Full Custom | Kirk Frameworks (http://kirkframeworks.com/models-and-accessories/full-custom/)
05-11-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,991
Posted By squirtdad

this is the ride report from last year cino it...

this is the ride report from last year cino it will explain a lot https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1241999-2021-cino-heroica-ride-report.html

cino site https://cinorider.com/
05-11-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 474
Posted By squirtdad

it has been done more often than you would think,...

it has been done more often than you would think, hard steel, softer aluminum, no finesse (ready gorilla like force)
05-10-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,639
Posted By squirtdad

I am registered, but in looking at some...

I am registered, but in looking at some family commitments and my lack of fitness I am not attending this year.

this is a bummer, but I think best decision, after one year of DNF I want to...
05-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,161
Posted By squirtdad

if i have choice between NOS and used, and the...

if i have choice between NOS and used, and the price is not stupid on the NOS i will use NOS.

at the same time I am building a set of duplicates of ultegtra8000 mechanical group, my own NOS...
05-09-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,034
Posted By squirtdad

Good question.... and I am not 100% clear on how...

Good question.... and I am not 100% clear on how I would answer

Hands down the best riding, most magic feel from any bike I have ridden has been on my period dura ace friction shift 84 team...
05-09-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,034
Posted By squirtdad

real riders can always justify pink....or...

real riders can always justify pink....or whatever bright colors that meet your fancy
05-09-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,991
Posted By squirtdad

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a...

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a family event where the family is bicycles and all are welcomed, even the distant black sheep cousins.

Combine the mix of bicycles and montana...
05-08-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,639
Posted By squirtdad

cool factor should count some, might only get...

cool factor should count some, might only get half a signoff :)
05-08-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO never safe to not be able to run big/big, ...

IMHO never safe to not be able to run big/big, no matter how much you tell your self you won't use it, there will be a situation where it happens, and that can mean every stops, with potential...
05-07-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,639
Posted By squirtdad

just give it to you brother in law to ride, as...

just give it to you brother in law to ride, as is. He will still kill everyone https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif
05-07-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By squirtdad

hard when it is a steel bike hanger part of the...

hard when it is a steel bike hanger part of the drop out forging..... would need to carry spare dropout and a mini oxy/gas set :D
05-07-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,034
Posted By squirtdad

need to put a placeholder for that Kirk custom :D...

need to put a placeholder for that Kirk custom :D so you have it for future reviews

he has indicated on instagram he is not building forever
05-07-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By squirtdad

I think OP is really talking about setting up...

I think OP is really talking about setting up indexing this is my go to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY
05-07-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I run 105 5800 11 speed (and have used the...

fwiw I run 105 5800 11 speed (and have used the same set on 2 bikes a de rosa and my current 85 Miyata team). The team was aligned when I had a shop spread it to 130

shifting has been...
05-06-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By squirtdad

it should vs is does is a big difference. ...

it should vs is does is a big difference.

I am of the club that IME switching wheels requires some tweaking, index shifting every time and friction most of the time, but have gotten lucky...
05-06-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By squirtdad

acera spec are 11 min rear cog, 34 max rear cog ...

acera spec are 11 min rear cog, 34 max rear cog
43 tooth change wrap

so you would be good with the 12 -32 in terms of cog capacity

and you would be good with chain warp as you need 40 and...
05-06-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 538
Posted By squirtdad

what derailler do you have? you cold put a...

what derailler do you have? you cold put a 12/32 cassette on for $20 if the range of the derailer will handle it ...
05-05-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 404
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I like small/small sizing works vintage and...

fwiw I like small/small sizing works vintage and modern

no calculations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
05-04-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,633
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw when I pushed a campy to it's limits, using...

fwiw when I pushed a campy to it's limits, using small/small chain sizing helped a lot ymmv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuhHn7HaZcQ
05-04-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By squirtdad

interestingly enough, that is the same thing...

interestingly enough, that is the same thing Rene Herse recommend for their titanium bolts
05-04-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 838
Posted By squirtdad

may be worth doing on line order to get a bit...

may be worth doing on line order to get a bit better tire than what might be in stock https://www.walmart.com/ip/Panaracer-Pasela-27-x-1-1-4-Wire-Bead-Tire/31979003
05-03-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,139
Posted By squirtdad

Cinelli, profile design looks bloated, even the...

Cinelli, profile design looks bloated, even the big tubes
05-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By squirtdad

Favorite really nice water bottle cages??

Hi,

as I over thing a future build, another in series of question for my favorite forum

What is your favorite really nice water bottle cage?

I am thinking Stainless steel or titanium, ...
05-02-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,186
Posted By squirtdad

picture help..... it seems like the whole for the...

picture help..... it seems like the whole for the stem making marks on the steerer ( ovale/circle) this is past my hands on experience, but it almost looks like the steerer expanded into the stem....
05-02-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By squirtdad

If it were me, I would get a second opinion, ...

If it were me, I would get a second opinion, sure looks like the carbon structure took a hit dead center
05-02-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By squirtdad

see if anyone in framebuilders forum wants it for...

see if anyone in framebuilders forum wants it for the shipping cost
05-01-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By squirtdad

First it has to fit, so you should know what...

First it has to fit, so you should know what works for you? What size do you ride?

your location would be helpful, great basin indicates US, as does the driving time, but the euros part...
04-30-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By squirtdad

are your rims steel or aluminum? If...

are your rims steel or aluminum?

If they are steel, would either find a replacement wheel set in with aluminum rims or rebuild with stainless spokes and new rims

reason way better...
04-30-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,186
Posted By squirtdad

pictures of the actual stem and steerer and...

pictures of the actual stem and steerer and damage will be much more helpful than drawings
04-30-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By squirtdad

Buffalo soldiers on bike in Montana....Cino be...

Buffalo soldiers on bike in Montana....Cino be fore Cino :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0F1_MBAun4

https://www.nps.gov/media/video/view.htm?id=6736647c-58c9-4aec-bb65-70b1f792fbde
...
04-29-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By squirtdad

Crank arms are supposed to be torqued at arround...

Crank arms are supposed to be torqued at arround 35 to 40 nm, which is not insubstantial, my guess is that is why you don't find aluminum crank bolts
04-29-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By squirtdad

wow didn't know your alter ego was Drew Gugie. ...

wow didn't know your alter ego was Drew Gugie. some aspects of that picture are down right scary
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