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03-17-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By colorondo

Yes, getting some trail shoes modified by a shoe...

Yes, getting some trail shoes modified by a shoe repair place is another good option. I guess I'm just focused on the pedals so I can use different shoes since I don't really know what shoe model...
03-17-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By colorondo

For reference, I've shimmed the right cleat since...

For reference, I've shimmed the right cleat since about 2009. There are two possibilities for leg length discrepancy (LLD), either structural (bones are longer in one leg vs the other) or functional...
03-16-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By colorondo

2 different platform pedals for leg length discrepancy?

I have a leg length discrepancy and shim about 6mm under the right cleat.

I want to put some platform pedals on my mountain bike for bikepacking.

I figure there must be 2 different platform...
05-27-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By colorondo

One ones I have are in sealed bags so I can't...

One ones I have are in sealed bags so I can't post pics w/o opening the bags.

Here's a link to a site that shows a number of views of these Campy Triomphe DT shifters: Campagnolo Triomphe...
05-24-18, 05:51 PM
05-20-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,849
Posted By colorondo

FS: Shimano XTR "Prototype" Shifter/Brake levers (8-spd) and R. Derailleur (M950/951)

SOLD!
These are unique, one-of-a-kind prototype XTR 8-speed shifter/brake levers (for V-brakes) and rear derailleur from the 1990s. They were from a GT pro rider's bike that was purchased at...
05-20-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By colorondo

FS: Shimano Ultega BR-6400 "Tri-color" Brake Calipers

Shimano Ultegra BR-6400 "Tri-color" brake calipers, F/R, 49mm standard road "short" reach. Good condition, pads are almost new.

Asking $25

...
05-20-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By colorondo

FS: Campy Triomphe DT Shifters (New) and Campy NR flat blade QR set (Vintage)

1) Campy Triomphe DT shifters - new in unopened original packaging. These have the script "Campagnolo" on the faces and polished finish (google for some unpackaged pics).

2 sets available One set...
05-12-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By colorondo

Rim help: tubeless compatible + rim brake compatible?

I'm wanting to build up some new, lighter wheels for my old-school gravel/cross bike which has canti rim brakes.

I'd like to be able to run tubeless and I'd like the rims to be ok for tires up to...
05-07-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,200
Posted By colorondo

FS: 1984 Trek 610 19"

SOLD!
Here's a really nice 1984 Trek 610 19" c-c. Got this off ebay last year and had some plans for it that didn't pan out, so passing it on to someone who'll appreciate it too. It's a So Cal bike...
05-06-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By colorondo

FS: Dura Ace AX (or EX?) aero brake levers

Pair of Dura Ace AX aero brake levers, L-R. I think that mechanically these are the same as the Dura Ace AX brake levers, but the graphics don't match the AX gruppo (those were blue letters w/ a...
05-03-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By colorondo

FS: Brooks Professional Saddle and Cinelli Bar and Stem

A nice Brooks Professional saddle. SOLD

SOLD Cinelli 63-38 bar and less common black anodized 1A stem, 9.5 cm. Stem has a couple scrapes but nothing major; bar has the usual scratches from brake...
05-02-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,344
Posted By colorondo

I've been using White Lightning Clean Ride for...

I've been using White Lightning Clean Ride for many years and I really like it. I think it needs to be applied more often than an oil-based lube (I just wait until the drivetrain starts to make some...
Forum: Touring
05-02-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,390
Posted By colorondo

Did you ever get this resolved? I kinda wonder...

Did you ever get this resolved? I kinda wonder if you couldn't use a Dremel to grind away the little bit of plastic that stops the lever from moving forward when the locking mechanism is rotated?
05-02-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,840
Posted By colorondo

You mention that the spoke is sticking out of the...

You mention that the spoke is sticking out of the end of the bottom of the nipple and all the spokes are tight. One other thing to consider once you get this nipple off is, are the spokes so long...
05-02-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By colorondo

You mention that your bike is a "touring bike"...

You mention that your bike is a "touring bike" and that you like the way the bike handles/performs. Do you know the rake (a.k.a. offset) and axle-to-center distance of your current fork and if the...
05-02-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 34,750
Posted By colorondo

What width 26" Schwalbe Marathons are you using? ...

What width 26" Schwalbe Marathons are you using? And at what pressure do you run them at for for gravel riding?
Forum: Touring
05-01-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,433
Posted By colorondo

I crossed Glacier NP on a tour in 2014. I went up...

I crossed Glacier NP on a tour in 2014. I went up the east side and descended the west side. The west side is definitely more spectacular, and if you're not in a hurry and like to take photos, even...
05-01-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,280
Posted By colorondo

I've been a road cyclist for decades, but always...

I've been a road cyclist for decades, but always had a mountain bike and rode that maybe 5% of the time (liked it, but road cycling was always more convenient, available right out the door...).
...
Forum: Touring
05-01-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,113
Posted By colorondo

A reusable grocery bag! It's got a lot of uses...

A reusable grocery bag!
It's got a lot of uses besides carrying groceries out of a store...

it can be a laundry bag when stopping at a laundromat
it works as a food hang bag in bear country...
03-28-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,474
Posted By colorondo

The long noodles go at the V-brake end, just like...

The long noodles go at the V-brake end, just like on a mtn set-up, but the barrel adjusters let you adjust the cable tension as pads wear. That's normally done at the lever w/ mtn levers.

The...
03-24-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By colorondo

Tour wheel rebuild in Mexico - should I change non-drive pulling spokes to outside?

So I'm having troubles with my wheel while on tour here in Mexico, as described here:

http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=3Tzut&page_id=104768&v=4p

(on Tues 17 Mar story and pics.)

As...
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