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    Me personally I've upgraded the tubes on my bike....

    Me personally I've upgraded the tubes on my bike. I have tubes with removable cores on them. I started putting Orange Seal in them. I'm scheduling refreshing the tubes every 6 months. So far I...
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    +2 I like both of your suggestions! I'll have...

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    I like both of your suggestions! I'll have to see what kind of post I find. I'm going with used stuff. So what ever I run across. Seems that if I find a carbon post, I could even cement...
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    Yeah I was aware of this but I'm not crazy bout...

    Yeah I was aware of this but I'm not crazy bout how this would look strapping down a non-Brooks saddle. Both of my saddles were Fizik saddles. I know, I know, I shouldn't think about looks and...
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    Seems like a soldering iron or g u n would work...

    Seems like a soldering iron or g u n would work quite nicely for this.

    (sorry bout the other post. Not sure how to delete it, but let me know and I will.)
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    Seems like a soldering iron or g u n would work...

    Seems like a soldering iron or g u n would work quite nicely for this.
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    +1, would be so nice if planners take into...

    +1, would be so nice if planners take into account the people that are using the items laid out for the public to use. I pointed that out where I had someone try to steal my front wheel. They...
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    How to combat theft of bike parts

    Hello all,

    Hope everyone is doing well. I on the other hand got my seat, seat post, and collar stolen today! Ewwwwww I'm so mad and want to nail these f**Ker's! I just had a nice seat and OK...
  8. Thanks for the post. I read the whole thread and...

    Thanks for the post. I read the whole thread and if there was a "winner" it would be Armor All. Not everyone was a fan of it. Some said to stay away from the stuff. Others said once you start...
  9. Nothing on searching for "melting hoods' here. ...

    Nothing on searching for "melting hoods' here. Googling "sticky brake hoods" doesn't really come up with anything either. Found one thread on bikeforum, but that wasn't really any good either. ...
  10. Sorry, yeah they're called hoods and not boots. ...

    Sorry, yeah they're called hoods and not boots. Also I just gave them a good rub down with soap and hot water. Didn't help. Also just tried cleaning it with isoprpyl alcohol and that didn't help...
  11. Any remendy on sticky boots Dura Ace BL-7402 brakes?

    Hello all,

    Hope everyone is doing fine and getting ready for spring. :) I was working on some vintage parts and one of the items I'm somewhat stuck on, (no pun intended), is my boots on BL-7402...
  12. Yeah tires are 32mm and could go wider, but...

    Yeah tires are 32mm and could go wider, but haven't found a reason yet.
  13. I've ridden the wheels for awhile. They're...

    I've ridden the wheels for awhile. They're pre-Eastons, Velomax. I put new bearings in and had the wheels trued. They are still perfectly true with ~700 miles. That's including off road. Really I...
  14. Hey djb, Just eyeballing my clearance, looks...

    Hey djb,

    Just eyeballing my clearance, looks like there's plenty of space to go down to even 24t. This clearance is eyeballed on a 30t right now. Not sure what I'll end up with, really just...
  15. With me and the bike it is ~280# The bike is...

    With me and the bike it is ~280# The bike is fit, me on the other hand, could use some help! I could see having over 300# loaded. This is a CX/lite camping bike. It's a Kona Jake the Snake frame...
  16. I didn't realize these were hard to find and I...

    I didn't realize these were hard to find and I was looking at the 6603. These are going for ~20 on eBay. One thing I might be able to do is find the file for making these with a 3d printer since...
  17. djb, yeah I'm fairly skilled mechanically...

    djb, yeah I'm fairly skilled mechanically speaking. I've put my current bike together myself and I'm pleased so far with results. What you described sounds doable.

    Sounds like I really don't...
  18. Ooopsss....... I thought they were...

    Ooopsss....... I thought they were interchangeable. It is a 3x9 setup.
  19. What's the lowest Grannie gear for FC-6503 or FC-6603?

    OK I'm going to give this forum a shot. I didn't get one reply on my last post in Bicycle Mechanic! :cry:

    It's OK, I'm a big boy n can take it!

    So I looked Shimano's site and they state that...
  20. Any sites that have the Shimano Name Plate, Ultegra ST-6603?

    Howdy y'all,

    I'm wondering if anyone has a site that they could recommend? I'm looking for both the right and left name plate for Ultegra shifters, 3x9. I'm leaning towards the silver plates...
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    Oh never mind I'll respond with a laptop. :cry:

    Oh never mind I'll respond with a laptop. :cry:
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    [QUOTE=WheresWaldo;17420187]Yep, these are good...

    [QUOTE=WheresWaldo;17420187]Yep, these are good training tires. Mine were all around 260g each. The Gatorskin versions are much heavier and have a harsher ride, but they help with sidewall cuts if...
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    What's the latest and greatest on alky stoves?

    Hello all and hope everyone had a sweet and memorial holiday

    I'm posting in regards to finding out what's been going on with alcohol stoves. I was involved in it back about 10 years ago and...
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    Vittoria is kinda confusing me! They have a pic...

    Vittoria is kinda confusing me! They have a pic of their CX tires here and the pic at top looks like a "clincher tubeless", or do I have some of terminology wrong?

    You can see the whole page here
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    Best current deal seen on tubular tires?

    Hello all and hope everyone is getting over their shopping hangover :lol:

    I'm new to using tubulars and am looking for tires for my set of wheels I recently got. First of all, I'm not really...
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