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  1. I was going to say...start by getting some...

    I was going to say...start by getting some Chain-L then realized I misunderstood the question
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    what hub threading English or Italian? it is...

    what hub threading English or Italian? it is possible (I have done it twice) and not even too terrible to put an english threaded freewheel on an italian threaded hub, but once you do that you...
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    Nothing huge, but still have my OM-1 35mm slr. ...

    Nothing huge, but still have my OM-1 35mm slr. Taught my kid basics of photography on that. I still think about getting a 4x5 and doing some large format BW work. There was something special...
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    I am waiting for a chain with a micro chip watt...

    I am waiting for a chain with a micro chip watt sensor so actual loss/gain can be measured
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    Holiday...at 28 mph maybe it is a good thing you...

    Holiday...at 28 mph maybe it is a good thing you didn't finish the box....you can still make the front end aerodynamic :) Still sunny in san jose
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    Try freeze-off. here is my experience...

    Try freeze-off.

    here is my experience with a stuck seat post http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/824547-stuck-seat-post-success-semi-pyhrric-victory.html
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    My 2 cents on tubular based on limited...

    My 2 cents on tubular based on limited experience, I had wanted to try them for ages, tripped over a set if campy hubs with GP4 rims (36 spoke).

    I went the full on Tufo route.... via...
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    Ok OT (but less so than most in this thread) I...

    Ok OT (but less so than most in this thread)

    I know these strider/walking bikes are the rage..... but watching the twins across the street it just doesn't seem to be a huge advantage in learning....
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    +1 that is sad/ridiculous/silly I don't have the...

    +1 that is sad/ridiculous/silly I don't have the right words to describe
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    Whatever you decide don't cut the spokes on the...

    Whatever you decide don't cut the spokes on the rear hub until the freewheel is off (if it is a freewheel)
  11. Paris trip.....C&V of interest? and cycling in general

    Mrs. SD and I are heading to france (paris and provence) for our 25 th anniversary (made it 25 despite question like: do you need all those bikes? which one are you getting rid of? :) )

    Any...
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    don't worry about the 130 spacing. Steel frame...

    don't worry about the 130 spacing. Steel frame 126 is easy to drop a 130 hub on....without cold setting... or cold set.

    I would watch the for sale section here and also post a WTB
  13. I routinely lock the bikes I use as...

    I routinely lock the bikes I use as utilty/commuters when I go into a store. I am never gone long. I lock more to prevent opportunity thefts ( unlocked bike let's throw it in the truck and...
  14. Using performance as a pretty common chain here...

    Using performance as a pretty common chain here is a sample what you get for $500

    499 terry womans city bike 8 speed Terry Burlington Women's City Bike - 2013

    499 breezer city bike 3 speed ...
  15. Here is a good reference for maintenance Park...

    Here is a good reference for maintenance Park Tool Co. ParkTool Blog

    cleaning a regreasing the wheel, bottom bracket and headset bearing is pretty easy. You will need some special tools. ...
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    Grant Petersen does not like carbon

    Grant Petersen does not like carbon
  17. Ride and Smile.... Don't know what else you...

    Ride and Smile.... Don't know what else you have in your stable, but this would make a great run errands, commute, go grab a coffee/beer/ice cream bike.

    I would check out the the bearings...
  18. Thread: Brake Squeal

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    I think the kool-stop salmons are more squealy...

    I think the kool-stop salmons are more squealy than other pads. or from a small sample size of one...I have had more squeals from Kool-stops on a set of universal brakes that I have had with any...
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    I risk the flat karma here...... Don't know...

    I risk the flat karma here......

    Don't know about impervious tubulars....just started using tubulars so no huge miles

    I am using tufos, with sealant, am carrying the extreme sealant and a...
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    Poll: Not really thinking about the eroica, but have...

    Not really thinking about the eroica, but have aspirations at doing the cino Heroica in few years (get the kid in college...am trying to get him to think about Carroll College in Helena Mt...could...
  21. it might be helpful to list what all you have: ...

    it might be helpful to list what all you have:

    All the parts that need to be installed, are they new in box with instructions, used no instructions or what, do they have all the needed cables.
    ...
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    84 torpado not fancy but lots of fun to ride. ...

    84 torpado not fancy but lots of fun to ride. Just swapped out the campy tipo/abrosio clincher wheets for campy tipo/Mavig GP4 tubular, running Tufo tires.....made a fun ride super smooth
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    looks like thumb screws on the bottom blocks come...

    looks like thumb screws on the bottom blocks come out allowing it to be placed on rim. The flat pulller part unscrews also. At a guess it would need to be an unlaced rim
  24. Top, the way I wrote it was unclear.... the...

    Top, the way I wrote it was unclear.... the shifting using the NR shifter/derailler is better with the modern shimano freewheel that is is with the straight tooth suntour freewheel
  25. Friction shifting and modern(ish) cassettes/freewheels......great combo

    I just got chance to do longer ride on a new set of wheels. Campy Tipo hubs and mavic GP4 rims. I was going to take the suntour freewheel off of the old wheelset, but remembered I had a shimano...
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