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06-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dean51

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The...

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The threaded section is deeper than most others and I get a full three threads of engagement. AND, they come in an anodized red color that looks great...
06-07-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Dean51

Guyatwork37 & merziac Indeed, the forward...

Guyatwork37 & merziac

Indeed, the forward offset fork crown of the 3R / Konno built Allez is a must see. Like this one.....

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06-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By Dean51

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for...

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for the first one by watching a few of the You Tube videos that cover this subject. If you choose to take this on I'd recommend you proceed slowly and...
05-12-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,037
Posted By Dean51

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the...

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the Super Leggerie pedals on my Ron Cooper. Back to old school for this ride.

Dean

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03-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,441
Posted By Dean51

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular...

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular wheel sets to address "the bump". I was reluctant to remove too much material, but it made an improvement.

Dean
02-26-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,495
Posted By Dean51

Caddy for small tools ..... ...

Caddy for small tools .....

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Dean
02-06-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Dean51

I do the very same. Dean

I do the very same.

Dean
02-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Dean51

Hub Label Anomaly!

Let me begin with a confession....building wheels is one of my first-favorite things to do!

Like many other wheel builders, I take pride in orienting the rim to the hub in what I understand to be...
01-21-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Dean51

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still...

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still be in my garage had it been one size larger.....sigh. I'll add a few more photos depicting decal placement.

Dean
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01-10-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,655
Posted By Dean51

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim. ...

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim.

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12-25-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,410
Posted By Dean51

99+% of the time it's my left. FWIW, I'm left...

99+% of the time it's my left. FWIW, I'm left handed and clearly stronger on that side.

Dean
12-08-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,667
Posted By Dean51

I'm running Ergo 8-speed on two bikes with...

I'm running Ergo 8-speed on two bikes with Shimano splined free hubs. Both are set-up with Shimano cogs and the same Wheels Mfg. spacers shown above. I resolved the "one thread on" lock ring issue by...
12-08-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,014
Posted By Dean51

5" Wilton "bullet" vise bolted to the corner of a...

5" Wilton "bullet" vise bolted to the corner of a 24" x 40" steel bench that rolls on casters. The ability to roll the bench into a more open area of my garage / workshop has been very useful. I've...
12-02-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 69,524
Posted By Dean51

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11-29-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 127,482
Posted By Dean51

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for...

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for inspection and a thorough clean & lube. These will be for sale in a day or two.

Dean

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10-31-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 69,524
Posted By Dean51

I always thought the sheep in Montana were...

I always thought the sheep in Montana were "nervous". Thanks for clarifying.

Dean
10-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,213
Posted By Dean51

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno...

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno Allez in my fleet for a few years now. I acquired it along with an '81 that I sold as it was too small for me. While both were in my possession, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 454,367
Posted By Dean51

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I'll be riding this stretch later this morning.....a portion of...
10-10-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,606
Posted By Dean51

Lawyer lips.....I grind them off with glee. ...

Lawyer lips.....I grind them off with glee.

Dean
09-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,416
Posted By Dean51

While I'm at it..... The bar tape shown in the...

While I'm at it..... The bar tape shown in the earlier pic has been replaced with Serfas purple. I like it.

Dean

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09-30-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,416
Posted By Dean51

Agreed. The shifter posts needed to covered up....

Agreed. The shifter posts needed to covered up. 'Made my own from vacuum caps intended for automotive applications. Pic below.

Dean
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09-29-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,416
Posted By Dean51

Here's a pic of my Klein Quantum set up as a...

Here's a pic of my Klein Quantum set up as a single speed. 42 tooth Campy Chorus chainring pulling an 18 tooth cog. Chain tensioner is a DIY piece that incorporates bits salvaged from a damaged RD....
07-08-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,790
Posted By Dean51

Hey Andy.... Dean in Port Angeles here! I can't...

Hey Andy.... Dean in Port Angeles here! I can't offer much help in the extremes to which a Campy SR RD can accommodate other than to tell you that I ran one with 52-41 chainrings and a 13-26...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,815
Posted By Dean51

Yup, started yesterday cuz you just never know. ...

Yup, started yesterday cuz you just never know.

Dean
05-06-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,305
Posted By Dean51

Selle Italia Flite Ti ...... have five of them. ...

Selle Italia Flite Ti ...... have five of them.

Dean
04-25-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,037
Posted By Dean51

'Just finished up overhaul and paint on a...

'Just finished up overhaul and paint on a handcycle that is being donated to a young paraplegic in my area. The project came to me from my LBS ....Bike Garage, Port Angeles, WA. We have teamed up on...
04-12-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,037
Posted By Dean51

Ditto, but I like to drag out my turntable and...

Ditto, but I like to drag out my turntable and vinyl when building a wheel.

Dean
04-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,521
Posted By Dean51

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when...

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when he gets busy....attempting to pay off my coffee bill. What he knows is I will not touch disc brakes, hydraulic or mechanical. It is a skill that I have...
04-08-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Dean51

I've got a real deal 7-Eleven jersey that is...

I've got a real deal 7-Eleven jersey that is begging for a frame in the same size range. One of my dreams.....sigh. Should you score a frame for yourself, get back to me about my jersey. Letting go...
03-22-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,735
Posted By Dean51

Following up on post #26...

Following up on post #26 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=26) in this thread, the sun was out again yesterday and I felt obliged to take advantage with a 51 mile...
03-19-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,735
Posted By Dean51

Yesterday was gorgeous in the northwest corner of...

Yesterday was gorgeous in the northwest corner of Washington State. 'Got out for 47 miles after a few chores in the AM. Pic shows me taking a coffee break while soaking up the sun.

Dean
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02-17-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,654
Posted By Dean51

Ciocc Designer 84 in Porsche "Guards Red" -...

Ciocc Designer 84 in Porsche "Guards Red" - urethane basecoat/clearcoat.

Dean

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02-06-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,417
Posted By Dean51

I've got a heap....well, you know, lots.....of...

I've got a heap....well, you know, lots.....of SunTour cogs that I'll never use. Many are new. If you can get back to me with the the cog(s) you need, I'll confirm what I can supply for little more...
01-30-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,339
Posted By Dean51

My journey into C&V started about four years ago...

My journey into C&V started about four years ago when the owner of my LBS gave me a set of early 80's Campy Record hubs in need of an overhaul and polishing. One of the rear bearing cups was badly...
01-20-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,037
Posted By Dean51

FWIW, I was recently given two sets of first gen...

FWIW, I was recently given two sets of first gen White Industries hubs. The rears are 130 mm OLN and both sets polished up VERY NICELY. This is how a new bike begins with me.....an unusual component...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 380,673
Posted By Dean51

Bald eagle looking for lunch at low tide. ...

Bald eagle looking for lunch at low tide.

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01-06-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,330
Posted By Dean51

'No advice from me on rim selection, but I can...

'No advice from me on rim selection, but I can report on my first experience with tape (Tufo) yesterday afternoon. Super fast....about 5 minutes each from start to finish. Super easy to get the tire...
12-18-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,037
Posted By Dean51

Built this wheel. Ambrosio Crono laced to a Mavic...

Built this wheel. Ambrosio Crono laced to a Mavic 500 hub with bladed spokes in a radial pattern. I've built lots of wheels before, but this was a first for a radial lacing and bladed spokes.....big...
12-09-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 69,524
Posted By Dean51

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10-06-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By Dean51

Indeed, very nice. Looks terrific just as you...

Indeed, very nice. Looks terrific just as you acquired it. If it were mine, I'd leave it alone.

Dean
09-25-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dean51

I like it, then I'm a sucker for Italian's ...

I like it, then I'm a sucker for Italian's

Dean
09-03-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Dean51

That front tire looks nasty.... Cool bike, but I...

That front tire looks nasty.... Cool bike, but I don't think I would ride it over 1 MPH with that tire.

Dean
Replies: 7
Views: 2,749
Posted By Dean51

I sold an '81 ... the real deal with "Allez" on...

I sold an '81 ... the real deal with "Allez" on the top of the seat stay caps, offset fork crown, etc. ....in the spring of 2017. See pics below. Size was 54. Original paint and decals were near...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,054
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...
05-24-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,738
Posted By Dean51

These are terrific RD's and this offering is a...

These are terrific RD's and this offering is a very fair price. Someone, PLEASE, buy this before I do.....I already have a few as spares.

Dean
03-16-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 59,113
Posted By Dean51

Another red Cooper with Super Record trim and a...

Another red Cooper with Super Record trim and a CycleArt repaint. 'Sorry about the pedals.....the Superleggeri's are boxed up.

Dean
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01-05-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,113
Posted By Dean51

I've wanted a Davidson for a LONG time, but the...

I've wanted a Davidson for a LONG time, but the print below is as close as I have come so far. I bought this at Davidson's shop, Elliot Bay Cycles, in 1984. This print is signed by the artist, Steve...
02-23-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,591
Posted By Dean51

I have a 1977 Schwinn Volare, one model down from...

I have a 1977 Schwinn Volare, one model down from the Paramount in Schwinn's 1977 lineup. I have read, including an old BF thread, these bikes were made by Panasonic. The serial number is stamped on...
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