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Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 08-12-13, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By trescojones
in adapting some magura hydraulic cantilever rim...

in adapting some magura hydraulic cantilever rim brakes for use with drop bars, i have drilled a cable end in them,use linked cables with a binding bolt,
and use ergopower levers on the drops-to...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-03-13, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,664
Posted By trescojones
I got a custom fork and bars from them and then...

I got a custom fork and bars from them and then discovered this
http://www.pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-001/FAIL-121.html (http://www.pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-001/FAIL-121.html)
they seem OK, but they...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-03-13, 03:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,276
Posted By trescojones
I havent done this with bearing cones yet either,...

I havent done this with bearing cones yet either, (have done it with tools)
Perhaps cone life would be enhanced if after quenching, you cleaned them and tempered them, gently heating until the blue,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-21-13, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By trescojones
Many feel Dario Pegoretti played a role in this...

Many feel Dario Pegoretti played a role in this with custom pro frames in the early and mid 90s long before Giant, mtbs might have contributed too because of the need to have increasing suspension...
Forum: Introductions 06-19-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By trescojones
Im actually victorian myself and probably moving...

Im actually victorian myself and probably moving back at end of year. Particularly love bright-ovens buffalo hotham falls area and around baw baw, have lived and ridden day to day both areas and it...
Forum: Introductions 06-18-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By trescojones
hey Jayce, what kind of riding/fave spots?

hey Jayce, what kind of riding/fave spots?
Forum: Framebuilders 06-17-13, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By trescojones
Point taken that pressed lugs are good. I feel...

Point taken that pressed lugs are good. I feel its fair to point out, the origin of the idea that pressed lugs are an inferior product and difficult to work which you have objected to -is in the...
Forum: Framebuilders 06-16-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By trescojones
i didnt mean pressed lugs are hard to use at all,...

i didnt mean pressed lugs are hard to use at all, just that maybe a bit more shoreline has to be left if its softer steel?. I totally see the malleability. The fancier lugsets are certainly more pre...
Forum: Framebuilders 06-14-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By trescojones
pacenti p2 lugs, (next to the nuovo richie), and...

pacenti p2 lugs, (next to the nuovo richie), and lewellyn are designed for this and as mentioned by A Stewart. these guys are very helpful and courteous ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By trescojones
Perhaps you could also try this, the campag 8...

Perhaps you could also try this, the campag 8 speed spacing was 5mm like shimanos 7spd and I think it can be reversed to do 5 to 4.8 mm(shimano 8 speed intersprocket spacing), making the first model...
Forum: Framebuilders 06-01-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By trescojones
50 posts, yay! weshould be able to PM now...

50 posts, yay! weshould be able to PM now geronb:lol:
Forum: Framebuilders 05-31-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By trescojones
Persistence and speed can pay off with finding...

Persistence and speed can pay off with finding things, searching ive actually come across a few unusal megatubes,columbus air and other things.
I would be willing to sell, perhaps unfortunately- i...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-30-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,798
Posted By trescojones
J Anqetiel looks as if the pedal axle is further...

J Anqetiel looks as if the pedal axle is further forward than photos of many contemporary riders, this might aid the things described about his style
Forum: Framebuilders 05-30-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By trescojones
I bought a top and down tube in gilco s4 on ebay,...

I bought a top and down tube in gilco s4 on ebay, guess I was lucky but stuff comes up sometimes
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-30-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By trescojones
a custom steel would be like the salsa or...

a custom steel would be like the salsa or rivendell, only better. It could made from even nicer tubing as light as carbon options,cost about the same, and is guaranteed to fit perfectly and do/have...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-26-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By trescojones
Im building a lugged mixte at the moment for...

Im building a lugged mixte at the moment for myself out of columbus spirit and zona tubing for audax and randoneurring/all road exploring. Will be completed in a couple of weeks or so. I wanted to...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 05-06-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By trescojones
i wouldnt play down genuine tragedy and...

i wouldnt play down genuine tragedy and misfortune, but sometimes it seems like we all had to compensate for the idiocy of a few. At least helmets with a lot of good ventilation have been around for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-13, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,863
Posted By trescojones
awesome:) used to own a prophet 5 an ms202 and...

awesome:) used to own a prophet 5 an ms202 and some other stuff thought it might be an analog reference. I should have added that i have found the wipperman chains excellent as well. I have owned 2...
Forum: Framebuilders 04-29-13, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,445
Posted By trescojones
I have some henry james catalogs but overlooked...

I have some henry james catalogs but overlooked the connection with bmxst and got confused my bad calstar and unterhausen. Although it only concerns one of the tubes in the discussion- the strength...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-27-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,100
Posted By trescojones
fair enough ;)

fair enough ;)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-27-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,863
Posted By trescojones
I had hassles with a wipperman connex connector...

I had hassles with a wipperman connex connector until i discovered i hadnt put it on right way around doesnt look as obvious as some. The campag cables have always been stiffer and a bit beefier than...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-27-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,777
Posted By trescojones
I found the xd500 double has really soft threads...

I found the xd500 double has really soft threads compared to campag,shimano,suntour etc and it pays to be more careful with the crank pulling tool
Forum: Framebuilders 04-27-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,445
Posted By trescojones
the amount of heat treatment changes the...

the amount of heat treatment changes the elasticity of the tubes too. This seems played off against thicknesses and butting lengths to give selectivity
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-27-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By trescojones
They do all seem a bit narrow, I found many...

They do all seem a bit narrow, I found many saddles were concentrating force in some areas until i tried an old ideale.
the titanico and flyer can hammock which might make things worse. Some people...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-27-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,100
Posted By trescojones
IMHO custom always wins, a bike is more a...

IMHO custom always wins, a bike is more a prosthetic limb than an appliance like a car. How it sets up for turns,responds to being jittered by rough surfaces all legions of unameable little things...
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