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06-14-19, 11:08 AM
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Posted By gugie

Since helmets are a safety feature only (who...

Since helmets are a safety feature only (who wears one just for the looks?) it's the one item I want modern every day of the week, and twice on Sundays.

I treat 'em like shoes: if they fit, I'll...
06-04-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By conspiratemus1

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Second wave troops of 9th Canadian...
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Posted By Dean51

I found myself in a similar situation a few years...

I found myself in a similar situation a few years ago.....friend & neighbor with a substantial collection of vintage gear was nearing his end. He asked me if I would be interested in buying the...
05-25-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,156
Posted By Dave Mayer

Trust me: you do want brifters; all of my vintage...

Trust me: you do want brifters; all of my vintage bikes have been retrofitted with these for convenience and safety. I suffered with downtube shifters for 25 years - never again.

As correctly...
05-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,294
Posted By Trakhak

Yes. My steel, aluminum, and carbon bikes ride...

Yes. My steel, aluminum, and carbon bikes ride pretty much the same, because they all fit me the same and have nearly identical geometries: more specifically, nearly identical wheelbases.

If...
05-13-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By merziac

Agreed, +1 :thumb: IMHO, as a lifelong...

Agreed, +1 :thumb:

IMHO, as a lifelong mechanic/technician including 25+ years professionally as a fomoco and ASE Senior Master certified, any minimum rule of thumb should be considered under...
05-13-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By TenGrainBread

Paul makes a version of their Funky Monkey Cable...

Paul makes a version of their Funky Monkey Cable Hanger that clamps onto the vertical part of the quill stem. A bit pricy ($40-50) but should be the nicest cable hanger you're going to find. Get the...
05-13-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By T-Mar

The rule of thumb is to have a minimum of three...

The rule of thumb is to have a minimum of three full turns of engagement for the locknut. For a standard 24 TPI headset, this equates to 1/8" engagement.
05-13-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Ex Pres

The couple times I've had to worry about this -...

The couple times I've had to worry about this - if the nut tightens, I was OK. If the nut would just "spin" where it needed to tighten - then obviously it was not going to work, AND I was screwing...
05-13-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By fietsbob

clamp on the stem types from QBP, or if...

clamp on the stem types from QBP,

or if cantilever center pull brake posts are there ? put on V brakes
05-13-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By 88Tempo

Tektro make a hanger that mounts to the hole in...

Tektro make a hanger that mounts to the hole in the bottom of the fork. There might be others available too.

https://www.modernbike.com/tektro-front-cable-hanger-black-canti-fork-mount
05-02-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By TenGrainBread

Nice. The Roberts fork will be a good fit for the...

Nice. The Roberts fork will be a good fit for the Intl.
05-02-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By bertinjim

Roberts, from the UK, I believe. ...

Roberts, from the UK, I believe.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x665/roberts_tt3_8123d2c6c7569a0bfd99ef67e450da4586d645ed.jpg
04-24-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By TallRider

You should be able to figure out if the one brake...

You should be able to figure out if the one brake being tighter is caused by
a) spring too stiff
b) pivot(s) too tight
In the former case, the brake will pop open immediately when squeezed...
04-15-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 20,760
Posted By scozim

Homeless story on Rebecca Twigg

Saw this article today in the Seattle Times...
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