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11-24-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,218
Posted By brooklyn_bike

^ i agree, from experience this is the easiest...

^ i agree, from experience this is the easiest most inexpensive solution. find a used mid to upper level japanese 10-speed for 75.00 - 150.00 and migrate everything over.

as a side note : years...
11-16-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By brooklyn_bike

OP describes same problem you're having :...

OP describes same problem you're having : https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1257300-do-tires-tubeless-not-hold-air-well-they-age.html

Just curious - I recently swapped in some used...
11-16-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By brooklyn_bike

also cross posted in the thread "Do tires...

also cross posted in the thread "Do tires (tubeless) not hold air as well as they age?"

i've heard and read this to be a problem with tubeless. the handful of my friends who have at least one bike...
10-30-23, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By brooklyn_bike

700x38s did fit altho my digital calipers read...

700x38s did fit altho my digital calipers read 35mm actual tire width. it was still very tight to the bottom of the brake calipers. with 650b i ran a 42mm Compass in the front with plenty of...
Forum: Touring
05-25-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,485
Posted By brooklyn_bike

i love this thread thank you for continuing to...

i love this thread thank you for continuing to post. i'm probably re-locating to seoul this year with my family so i'm carefully looking over this info. safe riding !
05-25-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By brooklyn_bike

you're right there are some odd spaced out marks...

you're right there are some odd spaced out marks the size of dots in-between the crack and shift cable stops - wonder if something was clamped there in the past that added to the frame failure . i...
03-14-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,949
Posted By brooklyn_bike

my medici gran turismo is reynolds 531 : ...

my medici gran turismo is reynolds 531 :

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x768/medici1_605632985a635bcdf96717db10b4a2cf2746187b.jpg...
01-29-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By brooklyn_bike

thanks everybody - looks like qty 48 / 280mm...

thanks everybody - looks like qty 48 / 280mm spokes and qty 16 / 278mm spokes is the way to go !
12-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By brooklyn_bike

you can put a 2mm spacer on the driveside with...

you can put a 2mm spacer on the driveside with the 113 axle and see if it gets you enough clearance from the small chainring
10-30-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 978
Posted By brooklyn_bike

i just double checked the opening sequence - they...

i just double checked the opening sequence - they look like campy record shifters to me
10-14-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By brooklyn_bike

another long shot but fairly inexpensive route :...

another long shot but fairly inexpensive route : locate a 1991 Schwinn Mirada locally and harvest the wheels. i grabbed one for 45.00 just to see if 650b would work on a few of my existing frames
08-22-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By brooklyn_bike

looks like a yoshi konno built allez to me -...

looks like a yoshi konno built allez to me - congratulations it's a terrific bike !
Forum: Touring
03-16-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By brooklyn_bike

i either carry a Lezyne Micro Floor Drive or...

i either carry a Lezyne Micro Floor Drive or Pocket Drive depending on weight and distance. they're both over 10 years old and still work terrific
...
03-06-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,277
Posted By brooklyn_bike

my interpretation of sport tourers is like you...

my interpretation of sport tourers is like you describe : geometry / utility that's in between full on touring and racing - i'd put most of the bikes you listed in the full on touring list. raleigh...
03-03-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,969
Posted By brooklyn_bike

not sure if it helps : i have a very similar...

not sure if it helps : i have a very similar colnago superissimo with lots of similar details. the colnago gurus also say 1982 - 1983
...
02-23-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,926
Posted By brooklyn_bike

they have adapters for adding water bottle cages...

they have adapters for adding water bottle cages to the handlebars as well and some clamps / adapters for adding a second water bottle cage to the seattube. i've tried a few setups on my older bikes...
02-17-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By brooklyn_bike

all the triples i've set up use chainring spacers...

all the triples i've set up use chainring spacers for the smallest ring. your LBS should have on hand
02-13-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,368
Posted By brooklyn_bike

thank you for the informative post gaucho777 ! i...

thank you for the informative post gaucho777 ! i have a similar early 80s colnago superissimo and recently scored the same strada bianca 700 x 30 tires (but clincher) on craigslist. i was able to...
12-19-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By brooklyn_bike

Medici Gran Turismo 650b

hello from the pacific northwest. i recently acquired and built up this Medici Gran Turismo

i rode it for a few rides as 700 x 38 and have now been trying it out as a 650b conversion . itís a...
03-15-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By brooklyn_bike

sure do : we use a Bullitt cargo bike for hauling...

sure do : we use a Bullitt cargo bike for hauling stuff and the kid rides an Islabikes 20" sometimes we strap the kids bike to the cargo bike.
...
03-14-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By brooklyn_bike

The 7 year C&V update : Bridgestones, 650b Portage, 3Rensho

hello C&V it's been 7 years : i had a kid, sold most of my bikes before moving from brooklyn to portland OR . been slowly building back up the stable of bikes . included are : 1993 Bridgestone XO-2,...
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