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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-16-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 136
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Posted By dgerton
If you have a rattle something is probably wrong....

If you have a rattle something is probably wrong. I ignored a rattle and tin-canned a front fender a few years back. I still have all my teeth but boy was I lucky.
Chris Pringle, I used the...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-08-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
No regrets MoonJW. They are fine fenders in terms...

No regrets MoonJW. They are fine fenders in terms of material quality, finish, fit, and hardware. I'd buy Berthouds again.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-06-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
Manufacturers constantly make spec changes....

Manufacturers constantly make spec changes. Sometimes it's for reasons of standards, or safety/reliability, or customer feedback, or to accommodate availability of components, etc. With complete...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-09-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By dgerton
If you mean like this... 349984 Then...

If you mean like this...

349984

Then the answer is yes. No modifications necessary.

There is a tab on the stop plate of the downtube shifter that isn't on the the bar-end shifter. That tab...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-07-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
[/COLOR]I don't think there is an ISO for that....

[/COLOR]I don't think there is an ISO for that. The Berthoud are 50mm on the outside. I remember reading an article about that with nice pictures but can't find it in my usual places.


A piece of...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-07-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
The bend above the bridge is more pronounced than...

The bend above the bridge is more pronounced than mind. I didn't even notice that bend until I saw yours. The other difference is your frame doesn't have the integrated brake cable stop.

I could...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-06-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
This had those round-head bolts that are nearly...

This had those round-head bolts that are nearly flat. The Berthoud fenders came lots of good hardware when purchased from Boulder Bikes. (Sorry I keep plugging them.) I posted some close-ups of the...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-06-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
You're more than welcome. But don't overlook...

You're more than welcome.

But don't overlook my frame's 20mm clearance. That's HUGE! (Photo included this time.) I'll be trimming it this weekend.

The frame size disparity is also huge, so this...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-06-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
If you mean the seat stay bridge where the fender...

If you mean the seat stay bridge where the fender mounts, the caliper measures 45.5 mm from inside-left to inside-right just underneath the bridge. The 50mm Berthoud fender has a 2.5mm gap on either...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-05-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,377
Posted By dgerton
I am a GR owner and one of the first (possibly...

I am a GR owner and one of the first (possibly *the* first) to receive a frame from the batch in question.

It was purchased through Boulder Bikes/Rene Herse. I did the frame prep and build myself...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,253
Posted By dgerton
I've had a lot of brake levers over the last 40...

I've had a lot of brake levers over the last 40 and change years on bikes. After riding with a pair of these for a month, I bought them for my other bikes. I've been riding with them for two years.
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