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Forum: Triathlon 07-20-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By squirtdad
a full 11 speed ultegra di2 groupset (internal...

a full 11 speed ultegra di2 groupset (internal wire) from a uk supplier is around $1000 to $1100. not sure what it takes to do the external wire. then if there is mechanic cost if you don't do...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-20-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By squirtdad
as best I can tell from all the posts I have...

as best I can tell from all the posts I have ready on this subject (but you need to do the research) if you want similar gear range to a 11x2 set up and consistent performance your best bet is to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 483
Posted By squirtdad
I am fan of cheap friction thumb shifters and...

I am fan of cheap friction thumb shifters and have often replaced bad twist grips with these at a bike charity I help with.

pretty easy to work, cheap, and durable (important on a kids bike)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By squirtdad
it would, but depending on the gear ange you...

it would, but depending on the gear ange you need, if it is not pretty flat, you probably need to get into the SRAM cassetes etc. that are designed for 1 x 11/12

personally i just don't the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By squirtdad
I disagree with this approach. The bike in...

I disagree with this approach. The bike in question is clearly not a pure classic, timeless dropbar version. It is a practicle usable bike, with an upright stem and bars. As long as the gears...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By squirtdad
+10000

+10000
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,344
Posted By squirtdad
The significant other will always ask at least...

The significant other will always ask at least once a year "do you need all those bikes" and will never find humor in the response "Do you need all those shoes and handbags"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,052
Posted By squirtdad
clean the heck out it and enjoy. let it wear...

clean the heck out it and enjoy. let it wear it's experience with pride

a full repaint is a ton of work and expense. Rattle can can look really nice, but it is not at all durable. real auto...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-07-17, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By squirtdad
try this ...

try this https://www.sheldonbrown.com/wheelbuild.html not a video but some thing print out and refer to during the process
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-07-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By squirtdad
my preference is drops. Key reason is flat bars...

my preference is drops. Key reason is flat bars are a pain in the wrist for me, even on short rides. ymmv

Long term they give you more positions/options as you get in better shape both...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By squirtdad
so far so good with wrenching.....but dropping a...

so far so good with wrenching.....but dropping a scuba tank on toe is also not advisable in my experience

Brisket BBQ in texas!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By squirtdad
any experience with Michelin Pro 4 Service Course

Title says it all: Any experiences, good , bad or other with Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 25mm

Some how I picked up a 2 inch piece of spoke when I last flatted..... went thru both sides of the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-30-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By squirtdad
why not just do the Sheldon method......it is...

why not just do the Sheldon method......it is well proven. I have done it several times. the amount of material removed when "drilling out" the front fork is very lttle....you could do the same...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-29-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By squirtdad
if you give general idea of where your location...

if you give general idea of where your location is or post some craigslist adds that look good to you, you will get input.

The idea of hardtail mtn bike seems to fit with your needs

as to what...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-29-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By squirtdad
What type of riding will you be doing? On what...

What type of riding will you be doing? On what surfaces? how hilly? Are you at all mechanically inclined to do small things on a bike? That will help guide recommendations.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-28-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By squirtdad
spoke count please if the are 32 I will...

spoke count please if the are 32 I will take them
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-28-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By squirtdad
or pretty good 8 speed used setup ...

or pretty good 8 speed used setup http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1112853-complete-matched-rx100-eight-speed-group.html
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 702
Posted By squirtdad
for the triple check out sales in C&V Classic...

for the triple check out sales in C&V Classic and Vintage Sales - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/)

you can always post a WTB (want to buy) also

If you did not...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-28-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By squirtdad
take a look at this thread ...

take a look at this thread http://www.bikeforums.net/clydesdales-athenas-200-lb-91-kg/1111307-clyde-experiment.html

$200 dollars new does not get you a lot of bike.

The Insight 1 is $450 at...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-28-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,829
Posted By squirtdad
in my area the great mechanics tend to be at long...

in my area the great mechanics tend to be at long established, local shops.
I would start my search there.

If a shop is attached/associated with or or does frame building they tend to have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-27-17, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By squirtdad
not directly related......but why do high end...

not directly related......but why do high end bike tires approach the cost of a decent car tire (and exceed the cost of cheapies)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-27-17, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By squirtdad
I don't get the non love for Univega......not...

I don't get the non love for Univega......not fancy but nicely built frames and a pretty good base to start from
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-27-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By squirtdad
If you want brifters not cheap but least hassle...

If you want brifters not cheap but least hassle to upgrade is a gruppo from a uk bike shop 9 speed sora $265 or so Shimano Sora 3000 9 Speed Double Groupset - Road Groupsets - Ribble Cycles...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 755
Posted By squirtdad
music to flog to ...

music to flog to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcPkH9wUXAM
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 755
Posted By squirtdad
me I would just get dual rechargeable headlights...

me I would just get dual rechargeable headlights and then not to have two worry about the dynohub......


but if put to a vote I would say 3 and 4
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