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Posted By twinTI

That is a nice looking bike. I would be keeping...

That is a nice looking bike.
I would be keeping that one if it were mine.
04-09-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By twinTI

This is because the pin is not in tight enough or...

This is because the pin is not in tight enough or the taper is not correct. The pin is working loose. I would bet it's not tight enough. Imagine how much pressure there is on that crank arm and...
04-09-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By twinTI

When you installed the pin in the crank arm, did...

When you installed the pin in the crank arm, did you press it in or just tighten the nut? You really can't get the cotter pin in tight enough by tightening the nut. The nut is used to hold the pin...
04-08-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By twinTI

Not in 2000 miles

Not in 2000 miles
04-08-14, 08:12 AM
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Views: 1,466
Posted By twinTI

I agree with all of the above and would like to...

I agree with all of the above and would like to add that manufacturers can and do make small frame changes year to year and sometimes during the same model year to the frames. Ether as an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,408
Posted By twinTI

I would agree that once you get up a certain...

I would agree that once you get up a certain price point for a complete new bike you reach a point of diminishing returns. Especially with the frame.

As far as the components go. I think from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,314
Posted By twinTI

If you are refering to the Max PSI on the...

If you are refering to the Max PSI on the sidewall, that is nowhere near the burst strength of a tire.
04-07-14, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By twinTI

Are there any bike co-op's in your area? We have...

Are there any bike co-op's in your area? We have a couple in our area and most of the people are really helpful and nice to deal with. They sometimes have classes. They also have shop rental area,...
04-07-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,398
Posted By twinTI

Do you have a budget for this project? If you...

Do you have a budget for this project? If you are planning on buying parts from a bike shop, your project will probably cost you 2 to 3 times what the bike is worth. I think if you want a single...
04-06-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By twinTI

The most environmental way to get an ugly looking...

The most environmental way to get an ugly looking bike brown or reddish brown (Steel bike frame), would be to scrape or sand the paint off and let nature takes it's course. There would be no bad...
03-25-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,836
Posted By twinTI

I've been on synthroid for 16 years. I competed...

I've been on synthroid for 16 years. I competed before medication and after starting medication. It took about 6 months to get the medication level close, adjustment were made every couple months....
03-25-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By twinTI

You could also put the headset part in the...

You could also put the headset part in the freezer for a couple of hours. You'll have to work fast, so have everything ready when you take the part out of the freezer.

The all thread rod and some...
03-25-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By twinTI

Try taking the rear wheel off and setting it...

Try taking the rear wheel off and setting it aside.

Then take the rear der and hanger out of the dropout.
Make sure the chain is not looped around or the derailleur flipped around.
Straighten...
03-25-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By twinTI

I have never seen that. I worked in shops when...

I have never seen that. I worked in shops when wing nuts were still pretty common, and I don't remember ever coming across that.
Forum: Foo
03-25-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By twinTI

I agree. If they weighed less, I think I would...

I agree. If they weighed less, I think I would put them on most of my bikes. I bought a used Nuvinci and we really like it alot.
03-23-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,683
Posted By twinTI

I rode yesterday for the first time this year. ...

I rode yesterday for the first time this year. I was about 20 degrees.

Just got back for my second ride of the year...it was alot warmer today...it got up to 25 degress.
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Views: 1,054
Posted By twinTI

These stories are always nice to hear. Spend a...

These stories are always nice to hear. Spend a few weekends before the century and do some longer rides, 35 to 60 miles. Maybe do some shorter group rides. You might meet to nice people that will...
03-22-14, 09:50 PM
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Views: 1,415
Posted By twinTI

That's a nice looking color. It looks like a...

That's a nice looking color. It looks like a nice job overall. It looks like the seat tube was left open. Are you going to ream it? or how are you planning to clean that out? Was the inside of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By twinTI

Spring is here? St Paul MN

Well, I was told the first day of spring was this week. So I wake up this morning and it's 8 degrees F here in St Paul, MN . It got up to 18 degrees F. this afternoon and I decided to take my first...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-22-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,367
Posted By twinTI

The Brompton has the rear wheel and triangle...

The Brompton has the rear wheel and triangle swing under and forward. I think the Airnimal also has a model or two that is similiar.
03-20-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,941
Posted By twinTI

There seems to be alot of things that are not...

There seems to be alot of things that are not stock on this bike. Stem, Fork?, Brakes, Pedals, cranks, Handlebars, and maybe wheels.
Replies: 18
Views: 3,769
Posted By twinTI

I've ridden a couple of centuries on a mountain...

I've ridden a couple of centuries on a mountain bike. I did use slicks. Gearing is what kept my top end speed down. I still ride this set-up on group rides. It is so much more comfortable that a...
03-20-14, 08:01 PM
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Views: 4,941
Posted By twinTI

It kind of looks like cantilever brakes on there....

It kind of looks like cantilever brakes on there. Also I think the fork is a replacement. By 1994 I think all Stumpjumpers had suspension forks.
03-18-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,593
Posted By twinTI

The bike that I see did not have cantilever...

The bike that I see did not have cantilever brakes. I see center-pull brakes. That is a nice old bike with a pretty nice seat.
03-17-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,307
Posted By twinTI

Good point on the older tools being made better. ...

Good point on the older tools being made better. Good example Sears Craftsman tool old vs new.
03-17-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,307
Posted By twinTI

I agree on the park cone wrenches being soft,...

I agree on the park cone wrenches being soft, they should be made harder.

I also have some Var tools that seem to be well make also.
03-16-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,064
Posted By twinTI

I think it might be missing the star on top and...

I think it might be missing the star on top and the garland.
03-16-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,307
Posted By twinTI

I've worked in shops in the past and I would bet...

I've worked in shops in the past and I would bet that myself and all the mechanics I've worked with, we've done 100's of cranks and never heard of one of these break like that.

I like most of...
03-16-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,307
Posted By twinTI

It kind of looks like the washer is still in...

It kind of looks like the washer is still in there from this picture. Did you notice if the washer was left under the tool?
03-15-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By twinTI

Good to know thanks. Nice looking bike. Were...

Good to know thanks.
Nice looking bike. Were the cranks polished?
03-14-14, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By twinTI

They came with the cranks. I miss placed them...

They came with the cranks. I miss placed them for years and found them in a box in the garage this afternoon. It's my lucky day.
03-14-14, 07:42 PM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By twinTI

I think it is a 119.

I think it is a 119.
03-14-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

Will do when the streets are clear.

Will do when the streets are clear.
03-14-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

John, you are right about the Campy triple...

John, you are right about the Campy triple chainring. It is a 36 tooth.
I found it today and installed it.

I started another tread to not clutter this one up....
03-14-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By twinTI

Campagnolo Nouvo Record Triple crank

This is related to another thread I started about a week ago with a Rigi bike. In that tread John Thompson pointed out that I had a Campy factory triple crank (which I had not realized I had). ...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-14-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By twinTI

I kinda doubt the fork came out of alignment from...

I kinda doubt the fork came out of alignment from bad storage. Maybe something fell on it in storage?
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,963
Posted By twinTI

I think if I were getting a mountain bike to be...

I think if I were getting a mountain bike to be ridden off-road hard the Montague would not be it (unless the folding feature was really that important). If you plan to ride hard off-road with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-14-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,963
Posted By twinTI

Comparing the ride of the Montague vs something...

Comparing the ride of the Montague vs something like a Specialized Hardrock Sport ( which I think is about the same price range) The Montague was quite abit heavier. I would not be surprized if the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,963
Posted By twinTI

I had one a few years ago. It rode fine but not...

I had one a few years ago. It rode fine but not as nice as non-folding bike of the same price range. It sounds like you could use the folding feature a fair amount which would make this bike nice. ...
03-13-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,740
Posted By twinTI

I'll add my seat lug from my track bike to the...

I'll add my seat lug from my track bike to the list368661
03-10-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By twinTI

That is an Anti-suck device. It was suppose to...

That is an Anti-suck device. It was suppose to prevent the chain from getting caught or get jammed between the chainwheel and the frame (chainstay) on the under side.
03-09-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

Thanks all for the comments. I'll give alittle...

Thanks all for the comments.
I'll give alittle more infor on the bike.

I bought the frame set new in the 1980"s.
All the parts on the bike as you see it are the original as it was first put...
03-09-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

Thanks for the info John. I pulled the triple...

Thanks for the info John. I pulled the triple cranks off tonight and put on another set of record cranks. I'll be on the search for a chainring that would work for it. Either way I'll keep the...
03-09-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

I never even noticed the triple arms. I'm going...

I never even noticed the triple arms. I'm going to swap to a regular double and use these on an old touring bike that could use the triple. Thanks for pointing that out.
03-09-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By twinTI

Rigi

Well it seemed like spring is around the corner today here in St Paul, MN. Dragged out a bike I haven't ridden in a long time. Took some picture in the snow today for some before shots. I'm going...
03-02-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By twinTI

Also, if you have a reflector on that wheel, that...

Also, if you have a reflector on that wheel, that will make the wheel do what you are describing.
02-28-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,009
Posted By twinTI

Maybe, because they no longer have access (or...

Maybe, because they no longer have access (or can not afford buy) the good drugs that had been used by so many in the past.:)
02-16-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,459
Posted By twinTI

I have also seen several techniums come apart in...

I have also seen several techniums come apart in the 80"s working in a raleigh dealer. Couple of frames with separation of downtube and headtube and a downtube and bottom bracket separation.

I...
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