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  1. Thread: Brake issues

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    *kinked

    *kinked
  2. Thread: Brake issues

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    it was a linked cable! All better.

    it was a linked cable! All better.
  3. Thread: Brake issues

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    Definitely the ones that come out the top..!

    Definitely the ones that come out the top..!
  4. Thread: Brake issues

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    It's not the calipers they have great springs and...

    It's not the calipers they have great springs and work brilliantly, and the levers are without springs. Sort of hanging loose. I've tried threading the housing over the top, it helps a little, not a...
  5. Thread: Brake issues

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    Brake issues

    hi all,
    Just replaced my old mavic centre pull brakes with tektro 559s. I changed the levers to some old superbe levers.

    I've also changed the housing and cables to new shimano ones. I...
  6. Thread: Saddle help

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    Saddle help

    hi all,

    I'm riding a track bike daily, about 50 miles, and ride it on the track at races.

    I have been using a Brooks B17 narrow imperial for the past year and it's super comfortable.

    I...
  7. Thread: Seat Post limit

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    Thanks Hillrider. I was talking more about the...

    Thanks Hillrider. I was talking more about the judgements attached to the responses, over the graphic elements. Dicks. But what else to expect from roadies. Thanks again.
  8. Thread: Seat Post limit

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    Thanks for the constructive comments those of you...

    Thanks for the constructive comments those of you who weighed in, and who know the product. To the other guys, what's with the attitude?

    Ill use this at the track mostly and not so much on the...
  9. Thread: Seat Post limit

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    Seat Post limit

    hey all, just got a Canpagnolo aero seatpost. It's about 1cm short (below the limit line). If I ride and race with the post above the limit line is that a terrible awful idea or should I not care?
  10. Thread: Wheel hop

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    Awesome. I'm crystal clear. Thank you all very...

    Awesome. I'm crystal clear. Thank you all very much.
  11. Thread: Wheel hop

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    This is helpful. They're new rims, TB14s from H...

    This is helpful. They're new rims, TB14s from H Plus Sons. I'm within 2 mm of verticle true. Ill work on them slowly and find the vert true first. Thanks!!

    Also do I measure for 2.0 butted section...
  12. Thread: Wheel hop

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    Wheel hop

    ive laced and tensioned my wheel, fixed lateral and am having trouble with wheel hop. 1/3 of my wheel is short, and I'm wondering if I should loosen those spokes and retrue laterally or tighten the...
  13. Thread: 1920s race frame?

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    Thanks! it's $500 on CL. Hoping to get it a lot...

    Thanks! it's $500 on CL. Hoping to get it a lot cheaper and rebuild it.
  14. Thread: 1920s race frame?

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    1920s race frame?

    This beast is listed as a 1920s track bike, and has been in a locker for 40 years. Anyone have any ideas what it might be? It has wooden rims, needs a ****load of work, but looks cool. Any idea of...
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    So spindle size is 113mm, which means I should...

    So spindle size is 113mm, which means I should buy a 111mm or 110 mm to straighten the chain line right?
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    Haha. I guess I'm too used to people being...

    Haha. I guess I'm too used to people being dickheads on this forums, esp. when posting anything to do with a non road bike. Thanks.
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    Really. Why is that? Or are you another ****ing...

    Really. Why is that? Or are you another ****ing troll?
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    It's a cartridge. I think I'll replace it when...

    It's a cartridge. I think I'll replace it when the snow ends.
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    Using the formula below my front is 42.5mm and...

    Using the formula below my front is 42.5mm and the rear is 40mm. That means I need to find a spindle that's approx 4mm (2mm each side) shorter, right?

    I'm using Campy 165mm Strada Cranks.

    If...
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    Spindle Size, track bike

    Anyone have any simple idea on how to measure for chainline? I'm on a track bike and I'm wondering what size spindle I need in a new BB. I think I've destroyed my old one this winter riding a lot...
  21. Thread: Wheel Lacing help

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    All excellent advice, thanks so much! Will get...

    All excellent advice, thanks so much! Will get hubs first and begin rebuild that way. Appreciate everyones input.

    Out of interest, Kissena is closest to me. Why the difference there?
  22. Thread: Wheel Lacing help

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    Wheel Lacing help

    Hi guys,
    Building a new wheel using my old hubs. Need some help selecting spokes. I'm wondering:

    . What length to buy (I think I need 290mm spokes)
    . What are the best spokes for a good stiff...
  23. Okay. Drilled a 7/64 hole and used a self tapping...

    Okay. Drilled a 7/64 hole and used a self tapping machine screw. Once I'd gotten it far enough in I machined the screw to desired length, put on some loctite and screwed it in. Rear plate and other...
  24. $20 valuable for a repair? Drilling it is one...

    $20 valuable for a repair? Drilling it is one thing, but I've never threaded a new hole before. Maybe I'll give it a try.
  25. Thanks guys.. I guess that might be tough to do...

    Thanks guys.. I guess that might be tough to do with my hand drill in the garage (boiler room actually, it being NYC and all...)
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