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Forum: Framebuilders 08-29-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By squirtdad
cetma uses mountain bike based hubs Rear...

cetma uses mountain bike based hubs

Rear wheel (internal-gear hub) NuVinci hub, Rhyno Lite rim
Rear wheel (external 10-speed) Soma hub, Soma rim (machined walls)

Front wheel (dynamo) SP PD-8...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-29-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By squirtdad
was it .75 cents like the sticker said? if so...

was it .75 cents like the sticker said? if so great deal
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By squirtdad
this is a great suggestion for the owner IMHO

this is a great suggestion for the owner IMHO
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-27-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 918
Posted By squirtdad
I am guessing it is different for every one, but...

I am guessing it is different for every one, but for me it is just doing some thing and not worrying about my time, my fitness level.

doing something breaks the cycle that I put my self in,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-26-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By squirtdad
nice bike, but I would not call those bars...

nice bike, but I would not call those bars flat...... flat is maybe a misnomer, but in context when most say flat mountain bike bars they are talking about bars that are essentially straight...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-26-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 320
Posted By squirtdad
+1 I am also curious. One option might be...

+1 I am also curious. One option might be simply getting slightly wider drop bars. Personally I find drop bars to be the most flexible of bars, with multiple hand positions.

I also...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By squirtdad
I would think there a lot of Vx around...maybe at...

I would think there a lot of Vx around...maybe at bike co-ops. I will check my castoff stash.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-24-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 437
Posted By squirtdad
IMHO. Velox and only Velox. Velox like has...

IMHO. Velox and only Velox. Velox like has not worked for me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,548
Posted By squirtdad
Huffy on a De Rosa is ok. DeRosa on a Huffy is...

Huffy on a De Rosa is ok. DeRosa on a Huffy is not.

Really if it is your bike do what you want as long as you don't sell it as what the decal says if it isn't.

but why bother with the decal?...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-24-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 918
Posted By squirtdad
maybe focus less on diet/fasting and 1) put...

maybe focus less on diet/fasting and 1) put veggies on you plate first covering 1/2 of it 2)look at the rest and ask is this good food for me

is it possible to bike commute? I find that a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-23-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By squirtdad
ok I went through this a while back, so I hope...

ok I went through this a while back, so I hope this helps a bit

First, what is the Bottom Bracket on your wife's bike? English (68 mm width generally) or Italian (70 mm) This is important...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-23-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 516
Posted By squirtdad
nice...need a pic of it trailered behind the bike

nice...need a pic of it trailered behind the bike
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-23-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By squirtdad
It sounds to me like you are in too high (more...

It sounds to me like you are in too high (more effort to push the pedal). IMHO you should rarely stand up to get up a hill. Best is to pedal at a high rpm, gearing down so that you can keep...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-16, 03:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,627
Posted By squirtdad
That hurt my eyes. My son who grew up on BMX...

That hurt my eyes. My son who grew up on BMX would have nothing else on his fixies.....but they were at least a bit more subtle colorwise
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,064
Posted By squirtdad
speaking for my self: Younger and more flexible...

speaking for my self: Younger and more flexible :D but I still manage the campy friction DT on my torpado
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,064
Posted By squirtdad
No experience, but i have seen posts that suggest...

No experience, but i have seen posts that suggest that friction shifting is less than ideal (i.e finicky) at the 10/11 speed range due to the minimal shift distance.

I know it works great for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,627
Posted By squirtdad
I don't hate any bars, but flat bars make my...

I don't hate any bars, but flat bars make my wrists hurt so I don't use them.....even semi-flat like the VO postino that are so cool looking.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-19-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By squirtdad
what type of lunch break do you get? Even if...

what type of lunch break do you get? Even if not riding, could you walk 20-30 minutes? Then add longer rides on your off days? Doing something will get you a slow and steady gain.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,046
Posted By squirtdad
always ready to help others spend their money ...

always ready to help others spend their money

$170 Mavic Open Sport 32 Hole Silver Rims Wheelset Campy 9 10 11S [74496] - $169.00 Velomine.com : Worldwide Bicycle Shop, fixed gear track bike...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-19-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By squirtdad
I think these are called SCS wheels...don't know...

I think these are called SCS wheels...don't know a lot other than the are very specific and it seems you can't just swap out
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,046
Posted By squirtdad
athena triple not silver $625 Campagnolo...

athena triple not silver $625 Campagnolo Athena Black 11 Speed Triple Groupset - Road Groupsets - Ribble Cycles (http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/campagnolo-athena-black-11-speed-triple-groupset/)
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By squirtdad
specialized wheels for $250 ??? ...

specialized wheels for $250 ??? https://www.specialized.com/us/en/components/wheels/axis-40-disc-scs-ta/114529
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-18-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By squirtdad
sheldon brown noted it would be helpful on small...

sheldon brown noted it would be helpful on small wheel bikes and siturations where you could not put a derailler on
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-12-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,486
Posted By squirtdad
Randy, looking back at your OP....it looks more...

Randy, looking back at your OP....it looks more like most of these you fix for you, to have and ride, not to flip. It seems like most of the comments are on flipping.

a couple of Mr.Obvious...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-12-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,486
Posted By squirtdad
I liked the torpado in all all chrome......

I liked the torpado in all all chrome......
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