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07-17-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Mika

I had the same problem. The head tube needs...

I had the same problem.

The head tube needs to be refaced so the headset can be reinstalled with absolutely parallel bearing cups/races.

Problem gone.
07-10-05, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Mika

Thank you DS. I guess the Open Corsa's are too...

Thank you DS. I guess the Open Corsa's are too expensive to be popular.
07-10-05, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Mika

That Park work stand has a large footprint (long...

That Park work stand has a large footprint (long support legs). It takes up a significant amount of floor space. Oh yeah, its very heavy (and therefore steady). That said, I love mine. No more...
07-09-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Mika

Looking for comments on Vittoria Open Corsa clincher tires

Any comments on preferences or dislikes would be appreciated. These are expensive. and I'd like to know what other users (past and present) think of them.

Thanks in advance.
04-07-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Mika

:beer: Moreover, they are like cornered rats...

:beer:

Moreover, they are like cornered rats in their cages - iow, dangerous mofos.
01-29-05, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Mika

Thank you!

Thanks to all herein who helped me with chain selection for my classic campy super record 6 spd drive train (I went with the SRAM PC 68), and the suggestions for cleaning said drive train (Simple...
01-21-05, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mika

Have you ever seen machine metal milling or...

Have you ever seen machine metal milling or drilling metal? The milling and drilling bits are harder than the metal being milled/drilled (just as the chain is a more impervious metal than the...
01-20-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mika

How old is your chain? Lubing a worn chain...

How old is your chain?

Lubing a worn chain will accelerate wear on aluminum alloy chain rings.
12-29-04, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Mika

Most any LBS that sells Specialized products.

Most any LBS that sells Specialized products.
12-28-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Mika

Thanks for the link DD And thanks to all for...

Thanks for the link DD

And thanks to all for the feedback.


I think I'll try the SRAM w/powerlink, mainly because I want to be able to clean my chain more effectively, and if it isn't shifting...
12-28-04, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Mika

I asked the same Q here, a few weeks ago, about...

I asked the same Q here, a few weeks ago, about my chirping jockey wheels on a classic Campy SR.

The good people here recommended Tri Flow. It worked.

My RD is ghostly quiet now.

:)
12-28-04, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Mika

Specialized Armadillo All Condition tires are...

Specialized Armadillo All Condition tires are virtually bulletproof.
12-28-04, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mika

Get the mag and reciever as close to the hub as...

Get the mag and reciever as close to the hub as possible (and still have the computer picking up the signal) to reduce the inertial impact on your wheel.
12-28-04, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Mika

Thanks sydney. I'm new to modern chain...

Thanks sydney.

I'm new to modern chain construction and application.

Can you recommend a model number and a place to buy one? I've scanned around and seen that most are ultra, with a wide price...
12-28-04, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Mika

Help! Need a quality new chain for classic 6 speed road bike

I'm riding a beautifully restored 1980's Razesa with the classic Super Record drivetrain and a Malliard 6 spd freewheel (not an ultra), 126 mm dropout.

Are there any good new non ultra chains out...
12-26-04, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By Mika

Yes its OK. Cyclists are saving gas for the...

Yes its OK.

Cyclists are saving gas for the SUVs and cars to burn up. ;)

Its not a lot to ask of drivers as they sit in their plushed out cages.
12-18-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Mika

OK. Gotta be careful of the crazy drivers.

OK. Gotta be careful of the crazy drivers.
12-18-04, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Mika

Sleeve/bushing

Sleeve/bushing
12-14-04, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Mika

Best grease/lube for RD jockey wheels

I need to lube them. Campy 1983 Super record.

Thanks to all for any suggestions. :)
Forum: Introductions
12-13-04, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Mika

Scottogo, If the wind is pushing from behind...

Scottogo,

If the wind is pushing from behind you for part of the ride, it will be in your face on the way back - just to remind you that there ain't no free rides. LOL

Take care
Forum: Introductions
12-12-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Mika

Hi there, Scottogo Good for you! I...

Hi there, Scottogo

Good for you!

I restarted cycling in August. I've lost about 30 lbs, and have much more cardio endurance - as well as more muscle mass. It only took about 2000 miles of...
12-08-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By Mika

Just don't forget to get the dropouts aligned, to...

Just don't forget to get the dropouts aligned, to prevent axle/hub damage.

www.parktool.com/images/tools/FFG_1BIG.jpg


Article here,
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
12-03-04, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Mika

Thanks to all for the responses. :beer:

Thanks to all for the responses. :beer:
12-03-04, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Mika

Where can I buy 6 speed freewheels?

I'm riding my early 80's Razesa, and I'd like to buy a new high quality threaded 6 gear freewheel.

Any ideas?


Thanks.
Forum: Introductions
12-02-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Mika

Hi there Be very careful, Florida has the...

Hi there

Be very careful, Florida has the highest cyclist kill count in the USA.


Take care
11-25-04, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By Mika

True, but the energy required to compress the gas...

True, but the energy required to compress the gas and manufacture the bottles is petro/coal sourced.
11-25-04, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,398
Posted By Mika

In the US it makes sense to have the right/rear...

In the US it makes sense to have the right/rear combo. One signals turns w/the left hand.
Forum: Introductions
11-23-04, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mika

Hi Tony When I restarted in August a 15 mile...

Hi Tony

When I restarted in August a 15 mile ride hurt! It didn't take long to get back in reasonable shape... about 6-7 weeks. The beer gut diminished greatly in that time, so it became easier to...
Forum: Introductions
11-23-04, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mika

Thanks a lot, Tom. Back at ya!

Thanks a lot, Tom. Back at ya!
11-21-04, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By Mika

In which hand are they holding their cell phone? ...

In which hand are they holding their cell phone? :rolleyes:
11-20-04, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Mika

Wait 'till tomorrow. :( Sorry to hear...

Wait 'till tomorrow. :(

Sorry to hear about the spill. Damn, I hate road rash.

Did you use some disinfectant on the wounds? You should.. the road is covered with cooties.

Take care, and...
11-20-04, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Mika

Glad to hear you survived. Some people.. ...

Glad to hear you survived.

Some people.. :crash:

A long time ago some a-holes in a car going fast in the other direction threw a grapefruit at me. Took my front wheel out from under me, and I...
11-18-04, 10:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,824
Posted By Mika

Last I checked Osama doesn't pass draconian laws...

Last I checked Osama doesn't pass draconian laws in the US.
11-18-04, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,011
Posted By Mika

Black walls rule! ;)

Black walls rule! ;)
Forum: Introductions
11-18-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By Mika

Hi What's a cow poker?

Hi

What's a cow poker?
Forum: Introductions
11-18-04, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mika

Hi there, Tom Thanks for the welcome. A...

Hi there, Tom

Thanks for the welcome.

A personal tragedy (and resulting depression) did it to me. Plus, I started a business in '96.

My Razesa is a very nice bike. Top o' the line (in 1985)...
11-18-04, 11:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,701
Posted By Mika

What happened to the guy's car door? I got...

What happened to the guy's car door?

I got doored in 1982 and bent the hinges of a BMW door so badly that it wouldn't close. Of course, my bar was bent pretty badly also.
Forum: Introductions
11-18-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mika

Hello from a rodie in Miami, Fla

Mika here

Hello to all from the poorest large city in the USA

I just restarted cycling, in August, after a 12 year hiatus.


Had my Razesa w/Campy stripped and rebuilt, as well as changing...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-04, 05:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,380
Posted By Mika

Well... where else it the bike going to go...

Well... where else it the bike going to go while... y'know... during... :rolleyes:
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