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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-17, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By squirtdad
just go friction thumbies.....work great on my...

just go friction thumbies.....work great on my 1/8 setup :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 685
Posted By squirtdad
Perhaps in this case Custom is the way to go? ...

Perhaps in this case Custom is the way to go? Mtn bikes have really become form follows function as the need to handle front and rear suspension etc.

If the OP is is ok with a hardtail he...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-16-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38,877
Views: 4,302,096
Posted By squirtdad
I will admit to doing similar to my...

I will admit to doing similar to my torpado.....it was a fun ride....with a small basket, but my laptop did not fit so I tried a bigger basket........and nearly killed my self with the handling.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-16-17, 06:49 PM
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Posted By squirtdad
this is more purpose built...

this is more purpose built http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w142/squirtdad/skimobile_zpscwjljtih.jpg (http://s175.photobucket.com/user/squirtdad/media/skimobile_zpscwjljtih.jpg.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-10-17, 05:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 718
Posted By squirtdad
Don't forget C&V for sale section......often you...

Don't forget C&V for sale section......often you can find what you are looking for or ask and be surprised with what shows up and IIRC Oddjob has a lot of 105 parts you could IM him
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-10-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 718
Posted By squirtdad
you can get a Sora 9 speed group set for a bit...

you can get a Sora 9 speed group set for a bit more than your $200 Shimano Sora 3000 9 Speed Double Groupset - Road Groupsets - Ribble Cycles...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-10-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 447
Posted By squirtdad
You might consider a more robust tubular for...

You might consider a more robust tubular for training, and then swap to something else for your event (sound like you are training for an event) you can get them pretty inexpensively via uk bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-06-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 977
Posted By squirtdad
nice.... my vote for next one is Team Miyata :)

nice.... my vote for next one is Team Miyata :)
Forum: Framebuilders 01-05-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By squirtdad
Funny Calfee provides JB weld

Funny Calfee provides JB weld
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-02-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By squirtdad
my input: What bike doe he want to ride? What...

my input: What bike doe he want to ride? What are his friends riding? IMHO Boys that age care more about what their friends are riding than anything else (or what dad want them to ride)

at...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-21-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By squirtdad
front wheel electric kit recommendations

HI, I have a co-worker who is looking at adding some electric assist in a easy install, cost efficient way.

doing a little forum and net searching it looks like adding a hub motor front wheel...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-20-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 687
Posted By squirtdad
another option for the OP, although maybe not...

another option for the OP, although maybe not what was envisioned is to use old forks to hold the wheels and attach the fork to the contraption being built. The steerer could be cut off. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-16-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,015
Posted By squirtdad
Ok..... apparently I did not waste enough work...

Ok..... apparently I did not waste enough work time to check every pic, but they are cool catalogs and the 1400 is still the coollest bike :backpedal:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,015
Posted By squirtdad
For reference (since I am a Miyata fan) it does...

For reference (since I am a Miyata fan) it does seem like 86/87 are inflections points

In 1986 Miyata catalog had no aero brake levers.
86 Miyata Bicycle Catalogs: Miyata Catalog 1986...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,015
Posted By squirtdad
For reference (since I am a Miyata fan) it does...

For reference (since I am a Miyata fan) it does seem like 86/87 are inflections points

In 1986 Miyata catalog had no aero brake levers.
86 Miyata Bicycle Catalogs: Miyata Catalog 1986...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 12-14-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By squirtdad
I've added lifting and have noticed it on the...

I've added lifting and have noticed it on the bike. (not that i am that fast or anything)

I keep it super simple, using full body move and opposing muscle groups and two groups to do alternate...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By squirtdad
automated bike shifting....not for C&V but interesting

Technology that connects with Di2 or campy and initiates shifts for you. I.e an automatic. not for me, but interesting. I still predict the electronic shifting will move down to the cheapest...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-14-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,105
Posted By squirtdad
My torpado super strada, pic this morning after...

My torpado super strada, pic this morning after commute in unexpected showers and surprise loosening of the Italian thread BB. needs washing and TLC now

Running Tufo tubulars, macgyvered a rack...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-13-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 523
Posted By squirtdad
I try to do this in life, but my tendency to DIY...

I try to do this in life, but my tendency to DIY and look for bargains get in the way at times.

But I have gotten to the point that if a) it is not exactly what I want and b) I don't need it ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-13-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By squirtdad
+1

+1
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 501
Posted By squirtdad
+1 and the ability to fine tune height

+1 and the ability to fine tune height
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-07-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By squirtdad
Probably the hacksaw blade inside the seat post...

Probably the hacksaw blade inside the seat post method. you can cut out the carbon seat post first and then see if the shim will come out, then if not then cut the shim aligned by the slot and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-06-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,065
Posted By squirtdad
I think this is totally cool, take a frame of...

I think this is totally cool, take a frame of good repute, treat it like a living thing, and make it work for you, with a collaboration of BF people's skills and vision
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-06-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,362
Posted By squirtdad
with modern ramped cogs (based on trying to fix a...

with modern ramped cogs (based on trying to fix a nephews BSO) you would need to do small/small or big/small as the rear cogs will self shift to the smallest cog. and would probably have to have a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-06-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 652
Posted By squirtdad
FWIW when I put by Tufo S33 on (using tufo tape...

FWIW when I put by Tufo S33 on (using tufo tape and sealant) I didn't have a problem getting them on without pre stretching, but having the ability to work them and then pull the tape liner to...
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