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07-19-19, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Road Fan

Also, the locknuts had the dates stamped rather...

Also, the locknuts had the dates stamped rather deeply, which created stress risers. I had splitting of the lockwasher a few times, and had to cajole an LBS into letting me pick one from their box...
07-19-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By Road Fan

The one with the black anodized aluminum rails...

The one with the black anodized aluminum rails wrapped around was called Superleggera - super light.

Campy knew there should be demand or a lighter pedal. My set came on my 1980 Masi (bought used...
07-18-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,275
Posted By Road Fan

Re the pedals: sometimes parts were favored by...

Re the pedals: sometimes parts were favored by racers because they were light and sometimes because they were durable. Bitd a lot of stuff stayed in use because everyone knew they could not cause...
07-18-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,044
Posted By Road Fan

This is where Iím at, too! The bike paths/MUPs...

This is where Iím at, too! The bike paths/MUPs are not auxiliary roads. I wonder how the moms with toddlers and dogs are handling sharing the road with these things?
07-13-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Road Fan

One last thing: before you take down the original...

One last thing: before you take down the original BB, measure (as well as is reasonable) the length of the stub spindle on the drive side or the non-drive side. To see if you can maintain your Q and...
07-13-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Road Fan

There are a wide range of hooked tools out there...

There are a wide range of hooked tools out there and some stay on the ring better than others. I rather like the technique of using a punch to direct force on the notch, and hammers of differing size...
07-12-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Road Fan

Canklecat, High level: I think you have...

Canklecat,

High level:

I think you have eliminated everything but the BB mechanicals themselves. I would work more to evaluate my existing BB before replacing it. Usually these have the fit...
06-29-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,591
Posted By Road Fan

It's a steel Meridian frame, among the last...

It's a steel Meridian frame, among the last Meridian made before folding. A friend of mine bought it new and a bunch of parts he had in mind. He's a veteran tandemer, but he now has a big problem...
06-10-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,357
Posted By Road Fan

I was thinking about writing an opera about that...

I was thinking about writing an opera about that thread.
06-02-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 34,926
Posted By Road Fan

Had a nice Veltin's Pilsener last night - typical...

Had a nice Veltin's Pilsener last night - typical light crispness of beers in the Ruhr or Lippe valleys.
02-16-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,797
Posted By Road Fan

It's not a topic I want to address in this thread.

It's not a topic I want to address in this thread.
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