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02-04-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 724
Posted By rccardr

I’ve sold them in excellent condition for $50 or...

I’ve sold them in excellent condition for $50 or more.
02-03-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Anyone who’s on the fence about doing this ride...

Anyone who’s on the fence about doing this ride should do a little research. Riding is awesome, scenery is awesome, people are friendly, food is more on the European side.
All you folks in Dallas,...
02-02-23, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Just a plane ride away…

Just a plane ride away…
02-02-23, 04:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Not likely a problem. Bob and Joe are driving...

Not likely a problem. Bob and Joe are driving in, one presumes with their bikes fully assembled.
I'm the only one flying in with a bike-in-a-bag and am experienced with assembling them on the...
02-01-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Pastor Bob, Joesch and myself snagged a nice Air...

Pastor Bob, Joesch and myself snagged a nice Air BnB for the weekend. It’s located in Town, just a few blocks from the start of the tour.
We might hit you up for a workstand and some tools, however....
01-30-23, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Sounds like fun!

Sounds like fun!
01-30-23, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

Thanks for the kind thoughts from both you and...

Thanks for the kind thoughts from both you and Merziac, as well as for the in-process encouragement from nlerner. Putting this together was like Ye Olden Bike Shop Days, many things hand fitted,...
01-29-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By rccardr

Pretty sure you are correct. Mrs. Doc’s 420...

Pretty sure you are correct. Mrs. Doc’s 420 mixte is the only one I’ve ever seen in person.
Nicely made, too.
01-29-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84...

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84 Raleigh Gran Tour. Frame was new in the box with full provenance.
Pretty rare sports tourer, 120 OLD rear, combination of 531 and 531c.
Built with a...
01-28-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Mrs. Doc says: Go! Flight into Houston Friday...

Mrs. Doc says: Go!
Flight into Houston Friday the 17th early afternoon.
Rental car, can rideshare with anyone else flying into Houston at same-ish time or from that area who needs a lift.
Return...
01-27-23, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By rccardr

Been wanting to do this ride for a long time. ...

Been wanting to do this ride for a long time.
Trying to figure out a way to make it happen.
Better to fly into Austin or Houston?
01-18-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

Hard to beat a ride through the woods on a lovely...

Hard to beat a ride through the woods on a lovely January day.
After acting as the foundation of a bunch of drivetrain experimentation for the last few months, the Pelizzoli has been returned to...
01-16-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,204
Posted By rccardr

HA! I see what you did there… ...

HA! I see what you did there…


https://media.pitchfork.com/photos/5c6ee44b6f31fa3d12a68dd9/2:1/w_2560%2Cc_limit/Peter%2520Tork%25202.png
01-15-23, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By rccardr

Hmmm…following the same aesthetic thinking, maybe...

Hmmm…following the same aesthetic thinking, maybe a silver front brake and black rear one.
I’d also seriously consider painting that stem a similar pink.
Looks nice, Jim!
01-15-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By rccardr

Hmmmm…not sure exactly how ‘standardized’ this...

Hmmmm…not sure exactly how ‘standardized’ this information is.
Have had my hands on many a freehub/cassette combination and am still somewhat surprised at circumstances that require a spacer.
Not...
01-14-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By rccardr

That's quite lovely, Andy. Nice work.

That's quite lovely, Andy. Nice work.
01-14-23, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,204
Posted By rccardr

Never re-tighten, have never had a bolt/arm get...

Never re-tighten, have never had a bolt/arm get loose, either. Nor a wheel.
01-13-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By rccardr

Could be wax. Same thing happens to one of my...

Could be wax. Same thing happens to one of my bikes when it gets wet, goes away when it dries.
I think it was the wax I used on it when restoring.
01-13-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,008
Posted By rccardr

Serfas brand woven bar tape, installed last night...

Serfas brand woven bar tape, installed last night on the Pelizzoli. Not many orange options out there so thought I'd try this.
Looks neat but am doubtful about durability given the number of small...
01-09-23, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By rccardr

Yes, that is correct.

Yes, that is correct.
01-09-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By rccardr

The internal bushing should be a press fit into...

The internal bushing should be a press fit into the outside bushing but easy to push out, clean and lubricate.
The outside bushing should have a few small grooves to hold lubricant.
The internal...
01-07-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 587,663
Posted By rccardr

Ok, so not DA, which requires a smaller ID first...

Ok, so not DA, which requires a smaller ID first cog. The rest will fit, tho.
Did check my cog stash and have a complete NOS large hole 6 speed cassette of 13-15-17-19-21-24. Not DA, but new.
01-06-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 738
Posted By rccardr

UPDATE! I obtained a 7 speed HG freehub and...

UPDATE!
I obtained a 7 speed HG freehub and installed in on a DA7700 rear hub with the supplied spacer. Both freehub bases looked and measured up pretty much the same.
The 9 speed freehub was 4.5mm...
01-06-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 587,663
Posted By rccardr

You may be better off looking for individual...

You may be better off looking for individual cassette cogs. Could be less expensive in the long run. I have a handful of new ones but not in a series to make up a correct cassette.
If you're...
01-04-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 74,136
Views: 12,054,964
Posted By rccardr

Good seller, long story. I have purchased...

Good seller, long story. I have purchased something from/through him (he is acting as an agent, is not the original owner).
Solid guy, easy to deal with, packing was excelllent and shipping swift.
01-04-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By rccardr

Just as a side note, I found that those levers...

Just as a side note, I found that those levers did not work well with my Mafac centerpulls, regardless of brake pad.
12-31-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By rccardr

I would start at Palm Springs Cyclery in the Sun...

I would start at Palm Springs Cyclery in the Sun Center on South Palm Canyon Drive. We stay in PS for a couple weeks each February and the few times I’ve needed a part or something they have been...
12-30-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

So much so that after hosing down the bike this...

So much so that after hosing down the bike this morning I did it all again this afternoon.
Followed by yet another hose job.

Gosh, that was fun!
12-29-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

Gooey, sloppy, messy, icy, disgusting 30 mile...

Gooey, sloppy, messy, icy, disgusting 30 mile ride today around two local lakes and the trails that combine them.
I am flithy and so is the Pelizzoli.
I’d hose it (and me) down except we’ve turned...
12-27-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,357
Posted By rccardr

Hmmm. I thought the OP asked a very specific...

Hmmm.
I thought the OP asked a very specific question looking for a very specific answer.
One which I thought was pretty interesting.
Don’t understand the diatribe.
At all.
12-27-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By rccardr

Andy- Please note that’s a 7410 crankset, not...

Andy- Please note that’s a 7410 crankset, not 7700. Nicer in my opinion, and also uses a 103mm square taper BB.
12-26-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,707
Posted By rccardr

The '84 Eddy Merckx Pro SLX done for me by Jack...

The '84 Eddy Merckx Pro SLX done for me by Jack Trumbull at Franklin Frames in 2019. Full re-chrome and respray. Fine pearl reflects in the sunlight. It's stunning.
...
12-25-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By rccardr

Some exotic gins. A Mt Fuji Bike Club t-shirt....

Some exotic gins. A Mt Fuji Bike Club t-shirt. Bright colored winter bike jacket.
24HRON with my entire family at our house. Chaos and anarchy, but so lovable.
12-21-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,686
Posted By rccardr

If I drop tomorrow, Mrs. Doc knows who to call....

If I drop tomorrow, Mrs. Doc knows who to call. That person gets one free bike of their choice from the stable to coordinate shipping to those who have been deemed recipients of one bike from my...
12-20-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By rccardr

Mmmmmm. Many bearing secrets were developed...

Mmmmmm.
Many bearing secrets were developed that cannot be shared among the unitiated.
12-15-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,805
Posted By rccardr

I miss Cino.

I miss Cino.
12-15-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,150
Views: 2,827,285
Posted By rccardr

Yes, sort of. Gevenalle shifters come in...

Yes, sort of. Gevenalle shifters come in multiple formats and the ones you probably want exit from the tops. They are essentially Tektro R200 style brake levers with attachment points for downtube...
12-15-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,805
Posted By rccardr

Rode this in Palm Springs in February: ...

Rode this in Palm Springs in February:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4938_9ef83c0a7529cf2728f96014c3d668f8b79478c5.jpg
Spent a week riding in Tucson with...
12-10-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20,011
Views: 2,529,653
Posted By rccardr

42 degrees is pretty much the lowest temperature...

42 degrees is pretty much the lowest temperature at which I will ride a bike. Easier if it's sunny, but at 71 it just takes too long to warm up (and warm up again after the ride) to go out for more...
12-10-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,126
Posted By rccardr

Made by Gimmyah in China. Unusual design called...

Made by Gimmyah in China.
Unusual design called a cantilever caliper, requires three cables to actuate but uses no springs.
12-05-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,086
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-01-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 82,200
Posted By rccardr

So, is this always the first Sunday of the month?...

So, is this always the first Sunday of the month? Will be in Pasadena in early April 2023, looking for rides and riding buddies.
12-01-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,879
Posted By rccardr

I’d Dremel that excess steerer in a heartbeat. ...

I’d Dremel that excess steerer in a heartbeat.
But then, I do whatever I want without regard for the opinions of others.
So, there’s that.
11-26-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By rccardr

If stored properly, that’s a reasonable price. ...

If stored properly, that’s a reasonable price.
I’d pay that.
Have been running these on my Cannondale ST for quite some time and they are great tires.
11-26-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By rccardr

An interesting trickle-down period for Shimano....

An interesting trickle-down period for Shimano. This is basically 2nd gen 7 speed 89-ish Tricolor with a different finish, released after Tricolor went to 8 speeds.
By 91, UG was gone so this would...
11-25-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,540
Posted By rccardr

My hourly consultation rate is quite reasonable.

My hourly consultation rate is quite reasonable.
11-25-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,540
Posted By rccardr

Some specifics, some generalities, and some...

Some specifics, some generalities, and some specific generalities:
A serious touring bike. You’ll never take that week- long tour unless you have the equipment. Fenders optional, but definitely...
11-25-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By rccardr

Yep, that’ll work just fine.

Yep, that’ll work just fine.
11-23-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By rccardr

Over Locknut Dimension

Over
Locknut
Dimension
11-21-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By rccardr

This is a great deal on a rider + quality...

This is a great deal on a rider + quality bombproof component group.
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