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02-26-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 987
Posted By Reynolds

If duration is not a problem, you could use...

If duration is not a problem, you could use bushings, also a V belt drive and solid rubber tires. I've seen strips of rubber with an imbedded wire that you cut to length leaving some wire exposed at...
02-23-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,862
Posted By Reynolds

I googled "backwards fork" because I had seen...

I googled "backwards fork" because I had seen that in a dept store ad before.
02-22-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,862
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/bckf_306c882fae91f8bb8510af1abb3fd30f7119908c.jpg
02-19-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 691
Posted By Reynolds

Eons ago when I was a kid, I remember blank rims...

Eons ago when I was a kid, I remember blank rims at the LBS. The mechanic punched the desired number of holes on them with a special machine.
02-19-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,284
Posted By Reynolds

If the bike the OP is referring to is CF, I think...

If the bike the OP is referring to is CF, I think he shouldn't worry at all.
02-19-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,284
Posted By Reynolds

At 68 I'm about 2.5cm shorter than I was in my...

At 68 I'm about 2.5cm shorter than I was in my 20s, but it didn't affect my cycling.
02-18-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,199
Posted By Reynolds

Hydraulic press, mechanical press, threaded rod &...

Hydraulic press, mechanical press, threaded rod & washers, wood blocks and hammer... all work fine if you are careful and the cups/headset fitting is OK. If not, any of them can ruin the cups/headset.
02-15-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Reynolds

That's a great looking bike as it is, I wouldn't...

That's a great looking bike as it is, I wouldn't try to improve it.
02-12-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,029
Posted By Reynolds

Of course you could fix those dents that way. But...

Of course you could fix those dents that way. But after that the pair of forks would probably be weaker than before.
01-31-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,891
Posted By Reynolds

BITD another of my friends had a similar Kiev, he...

BITD another of my friends had a similar Kiev, he said it was a "russian spy camera".
01-31-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,249
Posted By Reynolds

Language isn't logical. Or maybe it has a logic...

Language isn't logical. Or maybe it has a logic nobody was able to understand yet.
01-30-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,891
Posted By Reynolds

A friend of mine had an Exakta back in the '70s -...

A friend of mine had an Exakta back in the '70s - it had some unusual features, like a built-in sliding blade you used to cut film inside the camera.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,353
Posted By Reynolds

230 (only once) 50 20

230 (only once)
50
20
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,336
Posted By Reynolds

Their app name is MyCampy.

Their app name is MyCampy.
01-23-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,265
Posted By Reynolds

42/52 & 13-21 7sp is OK for where I ride, no...

42/52 & 13-21 7sp is OK for where I ride, no hills at all. Maybe a 39/49 would be better.
01-23-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,448
Posted By Reynolds

Looks like it was bent on purpose by the PO, and...

Looks like it was bent on purpose by the PO, and not too well at that. The engraving doesn' look good either.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,336
Posted By Reynolds

Even Campagnolo accepts Campy. But don't say...

Even Campagnolo accepts Campy.
But don't say grouppo, please!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,559
Posted By Reynolds

Usually every 2 hrs or so. But sometime ago I was...

Usually every 2 hrs or so. But sometime ago I was training for long distance and did a lot of 4 hrs non stop. My personal record is 7 hrs/180kms non stop.
01-23-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,891
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/448x336/pmxc_f90d6933ba93509f2e9c39e76c401ca0bdd16a74.jpg

My favorite, with that lens or the pancake 40 2.8.
01-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,877
Posted By Reynolds

Steel rims.

Steel rims.
01-02-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,353
Posted By Reynolds

My yearly mileage is declining. I used to ride...

My yearly mileage is declining. I used to ride 10,000+, in 2019 I rode 6,500. My base is commuting, 2hrs per day, about 4,000 a year. On weekends I used to ride about 100-120, now for various reasons...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,209
Posted By Reynolds

A lot of tri guys train where I ride. Many of...

A lot of tri guys train where I ride. Many of them have a particular way of riding: slow cadence, aero position, trying to sustain 40-43kph, "serious" impassive face, staring way ahead, impervious to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,209
Posted By Reynolds

OK, my usual solo pace is 16.25-17.5 mph and...

OK, my usual solo pace is 16.25-17.5 mph and those guys were going about 18.75-20 mph. Later they upped it to 25-26.25 mph and dropped me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,209
Posted By Reynolds

That was a high end 29 with small knobs tires, on...

That was a high end 29 with small knobs tires, on smooth pavement. I know many riders that can ride at that speed for a long time. At 40+kph he was clearly suffering.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,209
Posted By Reynolds

My intention when I posted was to share the tri...

My intention when I posted was to share the tri guy's hilarious reply and attitude, not to start a discussion about the pros and cons of drafting strangers. That said, opinions are welcome. Mine is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,209
Posted By Reynolds

The good Tri guy

Today I was riding at my usual solo pace of 26-28kph when 2 guys passed me, going about 30-32. One was on a nice expensive Tri bike, the other on a high end MTB. They were chatting casually. I...
12-28-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By Reynolds

Cycling shorts and gloves from my wife. She hopes...

Cycling shorts and gloves from my wife. She hopes now I'll finally toss the old ones!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,758
Posted By Reynolds

"Adds 5 watts..." Really? Reminds me of when...

"Adds 5 watts..."
Really?
Reminds me of when racers preferred Cambio Corsa over derailleurs with pulleys, to avoid power loss in pulleys.
12-20-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By Reynolds

I took it for granted that one chose different...

I took it for granted that one chose different sprockets for 26" or 700 wheels to achieve the desired (in this case low) gearing.
12-20-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Reynolds

Many hubs are available with a choice of spoke...

Many hubs are available with a choice of spoke holes, if the code is the same both hubs should be identical.
12-20-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By Reynolds

Bianchi too, they used to sell bikes from the...

Bianchi too, they used to sell bikes from the highest to the lowest grade.
12-20-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By Reynolds

It's worse than I expected :D. Seriously, I...

It's worse than I expected :D.
Seriously, I don't know about that particular bike, but I've seen and worked on a lot of similar bikes - 1 piece cranks, 7sp freewheels, cheap alloy rims - but usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,302
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe because the resistance is different? On the...

Maybe because the resistance is different? On the flats it's mostly aerodinamic, going up a hill slowly mostly gravity? Or the muscles work differently with the bike at an upward angle?
Forum: Commuting
12-18-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,389
Posted By Reynolds

A 6 D Maglite could work as a "defensive tool" I...

A 6 D Maglite could work as a "defensive tool" I guess.
12-17-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By Reynolds

OP, I suppose you've seen this already? 75...

OP, I suppose you've seen this already?

75 Colnago Molteni (http://raydobbins.com/75_colnago_merckx/bike-75_colnago_molteni.htm)
12-16-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By Reynolds

+1 to above. Looks like the FD cage is too far...

+1 to above. Looks like the FD cage is too far from the chainring. The gap between cage and teeth should be minimal, about 1mm, or "closest possible without rubbing".
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Reynolds

Option A for me, at least until you can be sure...

Option A for me, at least until you can be sure he won't put others in danger.
12-16-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By Reynolds

Not sure what you meant there - 26" x 2 wheel...

Not sure what you meant there - 26" x 2 wheel diameter is similar to 700 x 23 and I have seen a few conversions.
12-15-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By Reynolds

I don't think there's a great difference between...

I don't think there's a great difference between 26 or 700 wheels, except maybe in extreme situations. For loads under 50kgs and not terribly steep hills both will do OK.
12-14-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 55,888
Posted By Reynolds

That Bianchi reminds me of a Zipp 2001.

That Bianchi reminds me of a Zipp 2001.
12-07-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,360
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice, but I still like thin tubes better.

Very nice, but I still like thin tubes better.
12-07-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Reynolds

Collectors are willing to pay absurdly high...

Collectors are willing to pay absurdly high prices for anything rare and scarce. Ever heard about Rolex Comex?
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Reynolds

Dura-Ace 7400 stems

I have four NOS in box Dura-Ace 7400 stems, 3 110mm and 1 120mm, salvaged from a closing shop. The boxes exteriors are somewhat worn out, but the stems were never mounted and special wrench and...
12-02-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 55,888
Posted By Reynolds

Very unusual engravings! The seatpost is...

Very unusual engravings!
The seatpost is C-Record like the rest, but they usually have an Allen bolt, not hex head.
11-30-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,294
Posted By Reynolds

I see your Cadillac and raise you a Rolls: ...

I see your Cadillac and raise you a Rolls:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/448x319/pinarello_1_007_2d4e2c666cb0438c5989548c82d548f2435f23e3.jpg
Most comfortable saddles for...
11-29-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 55,888
Posted By Reynolds

Earlier in this thread I mentioned a pic of an...

Earlier in this thread I mentioned a pic of an experimental front wheel by Pino Morroni - finally I found it:
...
11-26-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,055
Posted By Reynolds

2 times IIRC, but nothing serious - water once,...

2 times IIRC, but nothing serious - water once, and was sprayed with "carnival foam" another time. But not as an aggression I think.
Not from a vehicle, but some kids threw pebbles with slingshots...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By Reynolds

Grease is too heavy and sticky IMO. I prefer some...

Grease is too heavy and sticky IMO. I prefer some light oil, currently using ATF.
11-12-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,902
Posted By Reynolds

Once I was riding with a round the world bike...

Once I was riding with a round the world bike tourer, and a sharp piece of glass sliced his very worn rear tire. The tube had a big gash too. He had a spare tube but no spare tire. So he put the...
11-11-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice!

Very nice!
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