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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-29-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 205
Posted By Grand Bois
He has an SRF-3 hub.

He has an SRF-3 hub.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By Grand Bois
I don't really care, but I'll get it if you want...

I don't really care, but I'll get it if you want it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 372
Posted By Grand Bois
I don't know what it is,but I see no resemblance...

I don't know what it is,but I see no resemblance to a U08.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By Grand Bois
Bridgestone Submariner. About 1979, I think. Very...

Bridgestone Submariner. About 1979, I think. Very laid back geometry.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/706/j3z9.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/jmj3z9j)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Grand Bois
The brake levers are also replacements. Are you...

The brake levers are also replacements. Are you sure you want to downgrade the upgrades with original parts? The only thing I would change is the saddle.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By Grand Bois
That's not what it says.

That's not what it says.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By Grand Bois
Take it back where you bought and insist that...

Take it back where you bought and insist that they resolve problem. That's the benefit of buying a new bike from a shop.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 420
Posted By Grand Bois
A new rim won't solve your problem.

A new rim won't solve your problem.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By Grand Bois
It's Dura Ace.

It's Dura Ace.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Grand Bois
It's definitely not worth the effort if you don't...

It's definitely not worth the effort if you don't have a work stand that allows you to invert the bike to load up the bottom cup. I do and I discard all retainers.

Grade 25 is probably overkill...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,208
Posted By Grand Bois
The doctors blamed my mother's daily use of Advil...

The doctors blamed my mother's daily use of Advil for arthritis pain for her double bleeding ulcers. She was in the hospital for four days. The bill was $56,000.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,364
Posted By Grand Bois
It's very stable, but you can trip over them if...

It's very stable, but you can trip over them if you're not careful.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Grand Bois
Two centimeters wider?

Two centimeters wider?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-27-16, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Grand Bois
And they can be had dirt cheap.

And they can be had dirt cheap.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Grand Bois
I use nothing but stainless cables and I never...

I use nothing but stainless cables and I never lube them.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,364
Posted By Grand Bois
The Park PCS4.1 with the adjustable linkage clamp...

The Park PCS4.1 with the adjustable linkage clamp is well worth the additional cost. Cheap stands suck.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Grand Bois
When shifting on a seven speed cassette, the...

When shifting on a seven speed cassette, the derailleur will be up against the stop on the largest cog and the cable will be at the limit of its travel. That means that the shifter cannot reach the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-26-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Grand Bois
There will be no last click. Cable tension will...

There will be no last click. Cable tension will stop the movement of the shifter.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By Grand Bois
Let me know if you ever need a replacement fork....

Let me know if you ever need a replacement fork. I have an NOS one and I believe it's the correct size and color for that bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Grand Bois
I have enough experience with with crank cotters...

I have enough experience with with crank cotters to know that the angle makes no difference as long as both cotters have the same angle. The reason for filing is to thin them so they protrude the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Grand Bois
That statement makes no sense to me.

That statement makes no sense to me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,177
Views: 970,993
Posted By Grand Bois
Truer words were never spoken.

Truer words were never spoken.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Grand Bois
Stick with 27" and get Panaracer Paselas.

Stick with 27" and get Panaracer Paselas.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Grand Bois
The "rustproof" claim was BS since the fork and...

The "rustproof" claim was BS since the fork and stays were high tensile steel. The frames are heavy, but the construction method is unique and interesting. The aluminum lugs were cast onto the main...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 18,051
Posted By Grand Bois
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