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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-16, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
Surlys tech department responded that the tugnuts...

Surlys tech department responded that the tugnuts and monkey nuts are (their words not mine) designed for rear facing horizontal dropouts and would be 'pretty much useless' on front facing horizontal...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-11-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
to all

I passed on Corrados suggestions to Tom Lonzi at Toms Pro Bike shop as this looks like a solution (yeah it'll take more time to change out a tube but....having a mechanical setup that-with the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-11-16, 04:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
Re: Shimano and Mavic wheelsets. If they don't...

Re: Shimano and Mavic wheelsets.
If they don't have the knurled nuts on the hubs I'd say you lucked out.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-10-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
Hubs are ritchey Zeros However; having had two...

Hubs are ritchey Zeros
However; having had two high end LBS go thru their stock of modern (stuff from 2000 on) wheelsets, nothing they had that was compatible with the vertical dropout had the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-09-16, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
The first 'fix' I went for was an internal cam...

The first 'fix' I went for was an internal cam QR. and it was tightened so a impression was left on the palm when closing
I also tried substituting star washers for the missing knurled nuts
Dialed...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
Looks like wheel building time..If the hubs are...

Looks like wheel building time..If the hubs are available (and the ones shown here appear to be) in 24/20 drillings with knurled nuts that's the way I'll have to go. Guess I'll run the old school 32...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
As Tom Lonzi of Toms Pro Bike said: Rich; the...

As Tom Lonzi of Toms Pro Bike said: Rich; the newer wheels don't need the knurled nut because the dropouts from about the mid 90s on, were vertical. The folks at Campus Wheelworks showed me several...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
These are Ritchey OCR Pros that I snagged off my...

These are Ritchey OCR Pros that I snagged off my old CF Motobecane. That said: Two local LBS went thru every one of their upper end (24/20 etc)wheelsets and not one had the knurled nuts.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By Ranger63
Modern Wheels on Horizontal Dropouts

I painfully (62 miles of a rear wheel which refused to stay centered in the dropouts)discovered modern wheelsets (used in vertical dropout applications) don't seem to come with the knurled nuts on...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Ranger63
Shifting problems

Brifters are the original 6600 ultegra Shimano says there is no compatibility issue with 6600 brifters and 6700 derailleurs.
Derailleur is the new 6700 ultegra long cage for use with the 12-30...
Forum: Foo 03-29-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 45,517
Posted By Ranger63
Toms words of encouragement as I dealt with my...

Toms words of encouragement as I dealt with my weight and then double bypass surgery kept me on the bike.
With that in mind, each ride I will bring you along, each hill, each sprint..you will be...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-12-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Ranger63
Tektro offers a retro kit (nutted length posts...

Tektro offers a retro kit (nutted length posts and all the hardware)for their dual pivot sidepull brakes .
I just asked them whether their kits fit other manufacturers dual pivot sidepulls and they...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-26-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,430
Posted By Ranger63
On these Dajia Bars: Do they have a cable groove...

On these Dajia Bars: Do they have a cable groove in them for running aero levers?
(thrust me, I've sent several requests to Velo Orange..I must be on their don't answer list.
I need to make sure...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-24-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,430
Posted By Ranger63
Just figured I'd throw this out there for anyone...

Just figured I'd throw this out there for anyone looking for the civia short reach drop road bars.
Urbane Cyclist (Toronto Ca.) carries them.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-21-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Ranger63
need help finding the you tube video on swapping out Tektro brake studs.

Two years back I stumbled across a You Tube Video on how to swap out the nutted stud from tektros 800A sidepulls and installing it in a top end Tektro Quartz.
It required a complete disassembly of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-27-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Ranger63
Good news for vintage affecianatos

The Gilmores (Loose Screws Vintage bicycle parts)have sold their website to one Steve Arlint an avid vintage bike fan.
Steve will have the site up and running soon so folks needing those vintage...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Ranger63
I'm hoping this works:...

I'm hoping this works: http://www.velociao.com/wp-content/gallery/alan-1974-54x54/P5136074.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Ranger63
I sent the original link to the fella I bought...

I sent the original link to the fella I bought the fork.frame from (Peter Naimen)
He replied back: "That IS the bike I bought from a British (name withheld because he didn't ok it) collector of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Ranger63
ID'ng an Alan Frame

While looking for AlAn decals a local engraver is going to use to pantograph AlAn onto the stem for my build, I came across a website called Velociao ,opened the page and there stood my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By Ranger63
Pantographing

Looked on line and have asked locally
Anyone know of shop/individual who does pantographing of bike parts
(Posted on the general site and the suggestion was offered to ask you folks)
Thanks
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-08-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Ranger63
Pantographing

Anyone happen to know of anyone who works with this on bicycle components?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-19-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,978
Posted By Ranger63
Thanks. I stand corrected. I bought Tufos from...

Thanks. I stand corrected.
I bought Tufos from Yellow Jersey a few years back.
Presumed (bad idea)they were still carrying them
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,978
Posted By Ranger63
Yellow Jerseys Tufos (3/$50 ) are a deal. Been...

Yellow Jerseys Tufos (3/$50 ) are a deal. Been dealing with these folks for years now and never had a complaint (about them or their products)
I did,however, have the bike shop add Stans to the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-21-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,022
Posted By Ranger63
Red Zinger/Coors Classic DVD Found it! (eBay...

Red Zinger/Coors Classic DVD
Found it! (eBay NOS)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-21-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,022
Posted By Ranger63
Anyone know of a link where one can still order a...

Anyone know of a link where one can still order a dvd of the red zinger/coors classic?
I was 100% unaware dvds even existed of this and now learn that VeloGear was taken over by Trek (whom I...
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