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Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-20-16, 08:09 PM
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Posted By smontanaro
On my Mac, viewing the Hozan FS ad...

On my Mac, viewing the Hozan FS ad (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1073070-hozan-spoke-machine.html):

Chrome - big thumbnails, not clickable
Firefox - big thumbnails, not...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-20-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,467
Posted By smontanaro
I hadn't thought this might be platform- or...

I hadn't thought this might be platform- or browser-specific. This morning I was referring to my Linux box running Chrome. I'll check my Mac running Chrome (or Firefox, or Safari) this evening.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 43,804
Posted By smontanaro
Velocivixen Following up on what J.Oxley wrote......

Velocivixen Following up on what J.Oxley wrote... It's supposed to be a surprise when someone opens the BOC. Besides, if Bob, somewhere down the list, piped up and responded, "Sure, I'd love me a...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-20-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,467
Posted By smontanaro
Any progress on the following two issues: ...

Any progress on the following two issues:

Make thumbnails thumbnail sized again
Make thumbnails mouse sensitive so you can view the original images.

Here's a short thread...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-20-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By smontanaro
Interesting. Having never used such a device...

Interesting. Having never used such a device before, can you explain how one might go about creating a custom length spoke? Suppose I have a 307mm spoke, but need a 299mm spoke. Do I just cut the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By smontanaro
Alas, I have two orphan nutted fronts, no nutted...

Alas, I have two orphan nutted fronts, no nutted rear. Try posting in the ISO and For Trade thread part 4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1071409-iso-trade-thread-part-4-a.html) thread....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By smontanaro
I'm pretty sure Shimano 600 was available with...

I'm pretty sure Shimano 600 was available with nutted center bolt. You can find one such brake, swap the center bolts, and, presto! You've got recessed front, nutted rear, which look otherwise like a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By smontanaro
I don't know what the original might have been,...

I don't know what the original might have been, but why not just install a brake with a nutted center bolt? I would do that before drilling the bridge to accept a recessed center bolt. I don't think...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 11:11 AM
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Posted By smontanaro
^ Twins, no less.

^ Twins, no less.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 05:44 AM
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Posted By smontanaro
I think I might have posted this before. Small...

I think I might have posted this before. Small Atala Grand Prix in need of some love (note, in particular, the distance between the cage and the rest of the derailleur). Could be a nice around town...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 442,313
Posted By smontanaro
Nice. Looks like the saddle clamp needs to be...

Nice. Looks like the saddle clamp needs to be rotated 180. Or not. However it fits for the rider.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By smontanaro
Still working on the city bike, but I grabbed the...

Still working on the city bike, but I grabbed the Atala with the Hi-E wheelset to toodle around town for a bit this afternoon. This was the first time I'd been on it since swapping wheelsets. It...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,681
Posted By smontanaro
Spoke with Mark. I have a reservation for Friday...

Spoke with Mark. I have a reservation for Friday and Saturday nights. I haven't cleared anything with Ellen, but I could potentially drive up early Friday and maybe hang around for a Sunday morning...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 43,804
Posted By smontanaro
I gotta see this new box upgrade. gugie, add me...

I gotta see this new box upgrade. gugie, add me back to the list.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By smontanaro
86BCD is/was a Stronglight size. SR produced the...

86BCD is/was a Stronglight size. SR produced the Apex crank in various BCDs, so you have to be careful if you find something online, but there's always eBay:

47T 86BCD | eBay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By smontanaro
The first thing that jumped out at me was that...

The first thing that jumped out at me was that the dents seem to be fairly evenly spaced. Not sure how you would achieve that without either trying to be methodical or having some sort of device with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By smontanaro
I assume it's a five-arm crank. If so, Sir...

I assume it's a five-arm crank. If so, Sir Sheldon says it's 86BCD (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html), based on your measurement.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By smontanaro
Sure, but that was what I was lamenting in my...

Sure, but that was what I was lamenting in my original post. ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By smontanaro
Thanks all. I know nothing about modern stuff. I...

Thanks all. I know nothing about modern stuff. I was thinking Campagnolo ends were just a remnant of the vintage era, and that they'd be hen's teeth to find.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-14-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By smontanaro
Maybe these? Vintage Dia Compe Cantilever...

Maybe these?

Vintage Dia Compe Cantilever Brake Calipers Made in Japan 1982 MTB Road | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/122036836699)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By smontanaro
Campy size derailleur cable?

I don't need them all that often, but I'm getting a bit tired of filing down larger Shimano sized derailleur cable ends to fit Campy and Simplex shifters. Are there sources for generic derailleur...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,681
Posted By smontanaro
> I recall discussion of possible going north to...

> I recall discussion of possible going north to do one of the trails...

Yes, I had suggested Elroy-Sparta, based on a story or blog post I saw which indicated this was the first rail-to-trail...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,681
Posted By smontanaro
I'd be interested, though it depends on what...

I'd be interested, though it depends on what nights my reservation covers. RobbieTunes I snagged one of your reservations at the Dairyland Motel. Do you recall what nights it is for?
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-13-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,467
Posted By smontanaro
This experience of discovering, rediscovering,...

This experience of discovering, rediscovering, then doing it again, points out a serious flaw in trying to organize information using these forum types of websites (which are more similar to web...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-12-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 7,467
Posted By smontanaro
Okay. How to make them clickable? The thumbnails...

Okay. How to make them clickable? The thumbnails are (relatively) huge, but aren't mouse sensitive, so you can't see the poster's full size image.
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