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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-07, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By vpiuva

Cotton? going retro now? I have it on my single...

Cotton? going retro now? I have it on my single speed w/4 coats of shellac. I like the look but you wouldn't consider it padded.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,672
Posted By vpiuva

My Casati was in aluminum, but I loved it and...

My Casati was in aluminum, but I loved it and would by another in any material, just one a little smaller.
11-18-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By vpiuva

I'm not too sure about the whole white fork,...

I'm not too sure about the whole white fork, either. Maybe 1/2 white, as chrome was often, might work
11-18-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By vpiuva

if you don't have a short enough screw just use a...

if you don't have a short enough screw just use a longer one and knock the end off from the inside with a chisel or flat head screwdriver
11-18-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By vpiuva

144 BCD rings go down to 41 tooth, but the...

144 BCD rings go down to 41 tooth, but the smallest you'll find easily are 42 tooth rings
11-17-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By vpiuva

I would assume the shop torqued/tightened it...

I would assume the shop torqued/tightened it properly and that's the threads they were left with. Should be no issue but if it will make you feel better call the shop and ask the mechanic that...
11-15-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,769
Posted By vpiuva

Rode a Dave Scott Ironman w/Tange #1 as I dropped...

Rode a Dave Scott Ironman w/Tange #1 as I dropped from 220 to ~ 205 without any issues.
11-15-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By vpiuva

The center bolt of the threadless adapter...

The center bolt of the threadless adapter tightens the wedge ala a quill stem, and at least on the 1" to 1" (Nashbar/Profile Design) ones I've used the top cap is wider than the "quill" so that it...
11-14-07, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By vpiuva

Nice blue ISIS BB :D I've used coat hanger...

Nice blue ISIS BB :D

I've used coat hanger wire through the head tube, and I've run a piece of pipe through the BB shell. I think once I ran a coat hanger through through the seat binder bolt...
11-14-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 830
Posted By vpiuva

spoke gauge or calipers. 2mm=14g, 1.8mm=15g the...

spoke gauge or calipers. 2mm=14g, 1.8mm=15g the two most common. I doubt you could read an 0.2mm difference off of a round spoke with your ruler.

Ordering: kind of depends on how many of each...
11-14-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,213
Posted By vpiuva

Lots of PBR or the beast :) Nah, ask 'em. ...

Lots of PBR or the beast :)

Nah, ask 'em. They'll appreciate something better. I know what mine drink 'cause I've been there @ closing time. If you don't want to ask, that way is stealthier.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,671
Posted By vpiuva

$300 recabled & reshod

$300 recabled & reshod
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,225
Posted By vpiuva

No, but being married for 20 years means it...

No, but being married for 20 years means it doesn't matter ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,178
Posted By vpiuva

Isn't it ironic? (apologies to Alanis Morissette)

Isn't it ironic? (apologies to Alanis Morissette)
11-14-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By vpiuva

You're also not supposed to mix them the other...

You're also not supposed to mix them the other way, either, but I took a 8s Chorus Ergo shifter mated with a 10s Centaur RD (8s Record cassette) out last night for its maiden voyage and it shifted...
11-14-07, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By vpiuva

many threads on here about his demise. best to...

many threads on here about his demise. best to let a dead dog lie.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,178
Posted By vpiuva

guess he wanted to make sure everyone remembered...

guess he wanted to make sure everyone remembered the issues
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By vpiuva

'85 super record would be nice.

'85 super record would be nice.
11-14-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By vpiuva

Doesn't sound like your issue but I've noticed...

Doesn't sound like your issue but I've noticed that on my Campy BE (side for the rear), and also on a set that the mechanic at my favorite LBS was working on, is that they have 11 positions ??? If...
Forum: Foo
11-13-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 885
Posted By vpiuva

If you're looking at an existing home, see if...

If you're looking at an existing home, see if it's favorable for you to take over the existing loan. And yes, you can assume a non-assumable loan. You just need the right vehicle - a land trust.
...
Forum: Foo
11-13-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By vpiuva

LinkedIn- One more thing I'm glad I've never...

LinkedIn- One more thing I'm glad I've never heard of.
Forum: Foo
11-13-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,397
Posted By vpiuva

I'll be 49 this month. Have no clue what I'm...

I'll be 49 this month. Have no clue what I'm doing.
Forum: Foo
11-13-07, 08:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,558
Posted By vpiuva

Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction
11-13-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 339,922
Posted By vpiuva

Don't think I would have posted the pic of the...

Don't think I would have posted the pic of the head tube welds :eek:
11-13-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By vpiuva

I don't see a trailer for those young riders...

I don't see a trailer for those young riders attached on the back :)

Nice bike, might want to lower that saddle's nose a little.
11-13-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,500
Posted By vpiuva

+1 Hope this is what cyc intended

+1 Hope this is what cyc intended
11-13-07, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By vpiuva

A double may not have the "throw" to reach the...

A double may not have the "throw" to reach the outside (largest) chainring like the correct triple would.
Any 8, 9 , or 10 speed would work. Do not mix mountain bike front derailleurs with road...
11-13-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 339,922
Posted By vpiuva

It's a 15 speed, but made in taiwan so it's not...

It's a 15 speed, but made in taiwan so it's not from the 70's. Must be of high quality :p
Could be a good suicide hub fixie candidate, though, with possible 120 frame spacing. :D
11-13-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By vpiuva

??? A little clarification here would help ???

??? A little clarification here would help ???
11-13-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,019
Posted By vpiuva

That paint makes it late 80's, so 99% sure you'll...

That paint makes it late 80's, so 99% sure you'll have recessed mounting and no issues with installing modern brakes - just make sure the reach is long enough.
11-13-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By vpiuva

I have a Sunshine hub on my '80 Schwinn WS that...

I have a Sunshine hub on my '80 Schwinn WS that looks a lot like that - but it's marked, too.
11-13-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 339,922
Posted By vpiuva

My search "camp*" would only be 2 for 3 on those...

My search "camp*" would only be 2 for 3 on those spellings :p
11-12-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,443
Posted By vpiuva

I think the low end of your guess is pretty good...

I think the low end of your guess is pretty good unless you find a 531 sticker on that frame - but I doubt you will.
11-12-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By vpiuva

You'll like the DA hubs. I swapped out my 600s...

You'll like the DA hubs. I swapped out my 600s for DA on my '86 Centurion. You'll need to change the rear DT shifter, too, if you plan on running 7s and staying indexed.
11-12-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,019
Posted By vpiuva

How early in the 80's? That's when they switched...

How early in the 80's? That's when they switched brake calipers from "nutted" mounting (exposed nut) to modern "recessed" (hidden) mount. Which style does your frame take?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By vpiuva

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05037a...

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05037a.jpg
11-12-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By vpiuva

I think Chorus was already 10s when Campy made...

I think Chorus was already 10s when Campy made the change in 2001 so there might be an issue there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,726
Posted By vpiuva

The steel ones have been too small. That Dac is...

The steel ones have been too small. That Dac is just my size, though, if you just can't find a gruppo
11-12-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By vpiuva

Sharp, but we're gonna need some bigger, better...

Sharp, but we're gonna need some bigger, better pics, please :)
11-12-07, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 1,938,688
Posted By vpiuva

My BB (normal place underneath) has a 4 digit...

My BB (normal place underneath) has a 4 digit serial number, plus another code, A.7. Another BF'er helped me out. The A refers to the first 2 weeks of January. The 7 is for '87. Does yours have...
11-12-07, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By vpiuva

they are BRAKES, not breaks sorry for the...

they are BRAKES, not breaks

sorry for the rant, not picking on you, I'm just tired of seeing this repeated over and over and over and ....



next stop: pedals vs peddles.
11-12-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 1,938,688
Posted By vpiuva

Lamplight, here's my version of a Bertoni 1987...

Lamplight, here's my version of a Bertoni
1987 Corsamondiale with 8s Ergo Chorus/Record equipped.
http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/d/174628-4/Bertoni_1.jpg...
11-12-07, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 376,912
Posted By vpiuva

I'd buy that if it's in the shape it appears to...

I'd buy that if it's in the shape it appears to be.
11-12-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 339,922
Posted By vpiuva

The butted welds are so nice...:rolleyes:

The butted welds are so nice...:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By vpiuva

how 'bout "good ridens"? What does that...

how 'bout "good ridens"? What does that mean?
11-11-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By vpiuva

Don't know - but does it have a headbadge we...

Don't know - but does it have a headbadge we should see?
11-11-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,630
Posted By vpiuva

I tried a Campy HS on my TdF since I built it up...

I tried a Campy HS on my TdF since I built it up NR components, but no luck. :( Had to go back to the original Stronglight.
11-11-07, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,596
Posted By vpiuva

??? Too Long = Out of threads. You filing some...

??? Too Long = Out of threads. You filing some extra threads onto that spoke? Maybe filed in the round file
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By vpiuva

FWIW, I ran a Chorus 10s FD with Shimano 600 8s...

FWIW, I ran a Chorus 10s FD with Shimano 600 8s shifters and never had any problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 532
Posted By vpiuva

Welcome to BF, beneficial contributions are rare...

Welcome to BF, beneficial contributions are rare here from all involved. ;)
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