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04-07-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,542
Posted By randyjawa

Postal Scam - Be Careful..!

Through Ebay, I purchased a Campagnolo entry level transmission. Got a good deal, in my opinion, and it was sent to me via International Priority Shipping to Canada via the Global Shipping Program......
03-28-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jmpierce

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Finished, on a shake down ride.
03-11-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,465,163
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I already had a fork but needed to have it...

I already had a fork but needed to have it chromed & just got it back a few days ago.
Pretty much Campy Chorus cmpnts, Nuovo Rec hubs to GP-4 rims, Edco Comp hdset, Record Carbon 8-sp ergos,Tom...
03-09-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,875
Posted By nlerner

Mm, discs, carbon, thru-axles. ...

Mm, discs, carbon, thru-axles.

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03-09-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,875
Posted By Russ Roth

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Not every disc bike is cookie cutter carbon and I love the way...
02-28-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Ross200

That groupset looks good on the bike it is on!

That groupset looks good on the bike it is on!
02-27-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By seedsbelize

That is a beautiful bike. And I don't like red...

That is a beautiful bike. And I don't like red bikes.
02-27-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By T-Mar

Here's a Di Salle business card from my files. I...

Here's a Di Salle business card from my files. I found a few advertisements and listings in old OCA/CCA literature from the mid-1980s but they didn't contain any additional information....
02-25-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful bike! The groupset is highly...

Beautiful bike!
The groupset is highly desirable for some folks - the post C-Record Synchro era but pre-Ergo era sweet spot, where aesthetics and performance converge.

Spot-on insight from T-Mar...
02-25-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By T-Mar

Di Salle was a small custom frame building and...

Di Salle was a small custom frame building and repair shop in the Greek Town area of Toronto. I recall the company logo being a Griffin, similar to what Gardin used. I may be able to dig up some info...
02-24-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By P!N20

Pretty much. The headset is Record, because I...

Pretty much. The headset is Record, because I don't think there was a Chorus headset.

The RD might be Record too. The differences between Record and Chorus RD's of that era are subtle, but the...
02-24-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By Crankycrank

I'll say it again, measure your chain first. It...

I'll say it again, measure your chain first. It may only be half worn. If a new one is needed yes, just order the chain. Highly unlikely any of the cassette cogs are worn and even if they are you can...
02-12-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 562
Posted By Bianchigirll

BTW. that hollow pin chain is cool

BTW. that hollow pin chain is cool
02-07-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Sir_Name

Beautiful bike! FWIW, Iíd suggest setting the...

Beautiful bike! FWIW, Iíd suggest setting the saddle for/aft position to get your hips and body position happy relative to the BB, then use stem length to get the right reach. Whatever works, though....
01-28-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,336
Posted By Happy Feet

I find your post to be judgmental, condescending...

I find your post to be judgmental, condescending and arrogant. All the things you complain about. Maybe the problem was you?

I've been a MEC member since the mid 80's (even used my real name - no...
01-23-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,355
Posted By Kat12

I've seen both... the people who gear up, and the...

I've seen both... the people who gear up, and the guys in shorts and t-shirts, with their girlfriend perched on the back in shorts, tank top, and flip flops (I mean, I like exfoliation as much as the...
01-16-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,779
Posted By HTupolev

If you think downtube shifters are dangerous,...

If you think downtube shifters are dangerous, just wait until you discover water bottles!
01-15-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,779
Posted By Wildwood

Galli bits on an 1980 Romic. ...

Galli bits on an 1980 Romic.

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Or in silver
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01-14-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,779
Posted By friday1970

I should have been more specific. It more about...

I should have been more specific. It more about losing energy up a hill than anything drivetrain related. It makes more time to shift a gear while pedaling up a hill with DT shifters, at least for me...
01-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,465,163
Posted By abshipp

The thing is, it will be comparably more prone to...

The thing is, it will be comparably more prone to fatigue failure than an adapter with a larger radius transition, but there is still a radius there. If it was a sharp corner I wouldn't consider...
01-11-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By cxwrench

Just. Ride. Your. Bike.

Just. Ride. Your. Bike.
01-10-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By GlennR

Yes, the tank is 2L so it won't fit. I do have...

Yes, the tank is 2L so it won't fit. I do have access to a automotive size parts washer but rather not use put it in harsh chemicals. Also taking it apart is not difficult. That allows me to put the...
01-09-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,505
Posted By wesley77803

The heat from a campfire is definitely enough to...

The heat from a campfire is definitely enough to reduce the strength of a frame. Also consider that there is a significant loss of strength in the brazing process (look at the Trek brochures from...
01-09-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By capnjonny

cleaning parts

When I do a restoration/service I first strip the bike of all its brightwork( everything but the frame itself).
I place all the rusty bits in a large plastic jar full of white vinegar and let...
01-09-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Mr. 66

For the the above, I did/do remove the cranks but...

For the the above, I did/do remove the cranks but that was for rebuilding the bottom bracket. They were not disassembled but it is more convenient to clean off the bike. If there is any residue left...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,111
Posted By tyrion

17 miles.

17 miles.
01-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By cxwrench

Do NOT cut the hoods.

Do NOT cut the hoods.
12-29-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,404
Posted By FastJake

OP needs to read "The Life-Changing Magic of...

OP needs to read "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo.

You don't need to spend $300 to sell an old bike (???). People sell old bikes all the time. You'll get less for it, but...
12-27-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,285
Posted By wgscott

Unless it is a particularly problematic wound, I...

Unless it is a particularly problematic wound, I would keep the patched tube as the spare and keep the new tube in your tire, and save your time and energy for arguing with people on the internet.
12-26-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,254
Posted By rsbob

Why don’t you post your first sentence on the...

Why don’t you post your first sentence on the mountain bike forum. Bet you will get some feedback.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,747
Posted By asgelle

That's unlikely. The change didn't come about by...

That's unlikely. The change didn't come about by some collective whim on the part of riders. We have data from lab and field tests showing the advantages of wider tires with lower pressure.
12-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,541
Posted By BFisher

They're just jealous.

They're just jealous.
12-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By 63rickert

Thank you. Excellent response, excellent...

Thank you. Excellent response, excellent information.

Trail is defined by dropping a vertical line from axle to ground. What happens off pavement is the contact patch of the tire is not under the...
Forum: Touring
12-19-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,795
Posted By djb

Wearing a knapsack is the last thing i want to do...

Wearing a knapsack is the last thing i want to do riding a bike, but in a riding situation offroad where panniers just are gong to be a liability, i guess I'd have to, but don't do trips like this,...
12-11-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,259
Posted By 55tele

SPD system Thru axles disk brakes Brifters

SPD system
Thru axles
disk brakes
Brifters
12-09-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,343
Posted By rsbob

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12-09-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By 70sSanO

I read your signature. I believe that...

I read your signature.

I believe that Sheldon Brown coined the phrase brifters. And with his passing the information he provided online is tailored to older technology. Even if he were still...
Replies: 92
Views: 9,885
Posted By jadocs

My tubeless tires can be mounted by hand and...

My tubeless tires can be mounted by hand and sealed with a floor pump. Due to variations from manufacturer (both wheels and tires), I try to do as much research as possible before I choose what I am...
12-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By jonwvara

Cartridge BB installation, genius!

I will now describe a stroke of towering genius that came to me recently while replacing a bottom bracket cartridge. I expect I will soon learn that it's a trick that everyone else here already knew,...
12-03-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,465,163
Posted By BFisher

Finally got the last bits to cable this up. First...

Finally got the last bits to cable this up. First time Ergo build (3x9 group from Brewsmith). This frame came to me in a swap with forumite Hobbitman. Was very happy with the deal, and seeing the...
Replies: 92
Views: 9,885
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Comparing legacy tubeless systems and current...

Comparing legacy tubeless systems and current tire/rims is night and day. My tubeless wheels mount and dismount as quickly as regular clinchers, I have no idea what someone would be doing on the side...
11-27-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By MattTheHat

No, Iíve never had to add sealant. I wear out a...

No, Iíve never had to add sealant. I wear out a few pairs of tires a year...Iíve had tires that were dry when I replaced them but Iíve never actually had to top them up.

My first tubeless tire...
11-27-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By MattTheHat

I've done almost 19,000 tubeless road miles....

I've done almost 19,000 tubeless road miles. Would you like to guess how much time I've spent on maintenance? Literally not a single minute. I've replaced worn out tires, but I would have done that...
Replies: 92
Views: 9,885
Posted By Cycletography

Yesterday my rear wheel suffered a glass puncture...

Yesterday my rear wheel suffered a glass puncture just before sunrise. As "inconvenient" and unwelcome as this was, it only presented about a 10 minute delay. I pulled over, assessed the damage,...
Replies: 92
Views: 9,885
Posted By anotherbrian

I've been tubeless for 16 years. First MTB, then...

I've been tubeless for 16 years. First MTB, then Hutchinson's road tubeless tires with regular road rims (Mavic Open Pros), now tubeless-approved rims and tires.

For my regularly ridden bikes,...
10-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,320
Posted By Maelochs

I wouldn't put any money into this bike. It is...

I wouldn't put any money into this bike. It is what it is. Save your money and buy a better bike when they are again available.
10-29-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,311
Posted By Koyote

From reading these threads, I also think that...

From reading these threads, I also think that people's experiences with tubeless have much to do with whether they understand (1) how to set it up, (2) how to maintain it, and (3) how to handle...
10-28-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By CombustorCans

Going to abandon bother trying to upgrade this...

Going to abandon bother trying to upgrade this thing.

Gonna look into get something up to date.
10-28-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By masi61

Thanks for your reply. The procedure you mention...

Thanks for your reply. The procedure you mention is a good one I believe - where you use a tube at full pressure to fully flatten out the tape prior to installing your tubeless valve, tubeless tire...
10-28-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By bikeme

That's a lot to change--and a lot of money to do...

That's a lot to change--and a lot of money to do so--if you can even get things to fit. Most new components aren't compatible with that old of bike (you'd need disc brake bosses; bolt-on ones are...
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