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01-29-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,330
Posted By masi61

+1 to this. Those bikes are all unique. Good...

+1 to this. Those bikes are all unique. Good police detective work could sniff them out and maybe send do an undercover sting to re-buy the bikes if the thief tries to flip them.
Forum: Touring
01-26-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By masi61

I’ll be interested for your update. I have...

I’ll be interested for your update.

I have the “Retroshift” (what Gevenalle was called before they changed their name) Audax brake levers with generic shifter braze-on posts running Shimano 105SC...
01-25-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,278
Posted By masi61

B17 with chrome rivets looks best for that...

B17 with chrome rivets looks best for that particular bike. The blue denim Cambium is certainly cool looking but it is way more modern and would need a much sexier seatpost and to not be tilted down...
01-21-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,157
Posted By masi61

Not sure what time frame “back in the day”...

Not sure what time frame “back in the day” represents to you but the limited edition GRX group set was offered up in limited quantities just a few short months ago on the Excel Sports (Boulder)...
01-11-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 902
Posted By masi61

pastorbobnlnh - wow, the duopar is even better...

pastorbobnlnh - wow, the duopar is even better than I thought!
01-10-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 902
Posted By masi61

Huret Duopar with its unique 2 stage pulley cage...

Huret Duopar with its unique 2 stage pulley cage could handle a spread like this I believe. I got rid of my eco-duopar since that upper pulley squealed for lack of lube and I could find no way to...
12-30-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By masi61

Why not split the difference and find a bottom...

Why not split the difference and find a bottom bracket that is 1/2 the difference between the 122.6 and the 113 mm? That would be 1/2 of 8.4mm difference or ~4.2 mm? This would be like a 117 or 118mm...
12-28-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By masi61

Yeah the picture of the Leichtes seatpost on the...

Yeah the picture of the Leichtes seatpost on the link is grafted from the Bike24 website in Germany. they have been sold out of most of those seatposts for months now. So the idea of having one of...
12-04-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,298
Posted By masi61

Of the 3 contact points (saddle/handlebars/pedals) which holds you back the most?

When I was a young rider I would say it was the saddle. Because it took a lot of adjusting and experimentation to get it right for all day comfort.

But these days it has become the pedal/foot...
12-01-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By masi61

Look for a Shimano 7 speed cassette hub that has...

Look for a Shimano 7 speed cassette hub that has the uniglide/HG combo freehub body. These can be mountain spec (135mm spacing) or road spec (130mm spacing). Shimano 105, Ultegra 6208, Deore LX,...
11-29-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,520
Posted By masi61

Claim your lane as you approach 4 way stops and...

Claim your lane as you approach 4 way stops and traffic lights. It may block the motorist behind you but that is the point. It increases safety because you make your intentions clear. A motorist may...
11-25-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By masi61

Your current handlebars do look comfortable but...

Your current handlebars do look comfortable but if it were me I would miss having the option of riding the drops. Are you wedded to your current bars or could you fit some shallow drop gravel bars?
...
11-24-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By masi61

If the defect in the clear anodizing does not go...

If the defect in the clear anodizing does not go all the way to the raw aluminum, it might be possible to use several grades of heavy cutting rubbing compound and working up to a fine grade polish...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By masi61

Any clincher road wheelset that is not tubeless...

Any clincher road wheelset that is not tubeless ready should be crossed off your list. Road tubeless is really great.

I thought that all Fulcrum wheels sold now were “2 way fit” meaning they can...
11-14-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,077
Posted By masi61

Disorganized collector with grand intentions of a...

Disorganized collector with grand intentions of a great organizational system here. I have thought about using slat wall, or building custom cubicles using some high quality baltic birch plywood and...
11-14-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,169
Posted By masi61

Zeus hubs are definitely classy ! But I just...

Zeus hubs are definitely classy ! But I just wanted to give you props for a great vinyl record storage system !
11-07-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,061
Posted By masi61

Maybe Gary himself could join the forum and share...

Maybe Gary himself could join the forum and share some of his insights. Sort of the way that Doug Fattic does. I for one would really love that. I have a ton of Klein questions.
11-02-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By masi61

Pinched in like that is not by design. If that...

Pinched in like that is not by design. If that HED seatpost is a 27.2, is there a chance that the seat tube had been previously reamed to 27.4mm?
11-01-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By masi61

You can also use a Hyperglide (HG) cog checker...

You can also use a Hyperglide (HG) cog checker tool. I have the German one (Rohloff)....
10-13-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By masi61

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris...

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris King open house, if I was nearby I would love to go. I appreciate the photos of the “mango” Chris King centerlock hub, the orange Hope rotor and the wood...
10-11-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By masi61

Crazy NeoRetro wheel build ideas

Call me nuts but my mind is always creating virtual custom wheel builds ultimate take to my LBS wheelbuilder.

He has always been a proponent of tubular tires, sort of an old school roadie type...
10-09-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By masi61

I have a Ritchey Superlogic 350mm 27.2 post that...

I have a Ritchey Superlogic 350mm 27.2 post that is shimmed in a 30.0 seat tube on my titanium “Veritas” bike. I tried 2 different aluminum ones and they both creaked. I then happened upon the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By masi61

The puncture is awfully close to the valve. This...

The puncture is awfully close to the valve. This makes me think that the puncture is a combination of a daily inflation error combined with less than perfect rim tape job.

you mention that the...
09-28-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 937
Posted By masi61

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when...

Too tight of a cable in the big chainring when setting up triple indexed Shimano FD’s could be caused by the common installation error that folks make when pulling cable at the beginning of the...
09-24-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By masi61

The seller told me it is a ‘92. Maybe he bought...

The seller told me it is a ‘92. Maybe he bought it in 92 and it is an earlier year of manufacture.
...
09-23-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,054
Posted By masi61

It is still in the planning stages unfortunately....

It is still in the planning stages unfortunately. My hope is that the Headshok will be OK. The fork does seem to have the correct amount of travel that I read it should have ( ~3/4") but I must admit...
09-23-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By masi61

Yeah, I hear ya! I'm rolling the dice on this...

Yeah, I hear ya! I'm rolling the dice on this one. Honestly I sort of like the challenge of envisioning a build and how I might work around the limitations/parameters of the frame and which...
09-16-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By masi61

Yeah if you keep your eyes open you might also...

Yeah if you keep your eyes open you might also see the retro-friction levers pop up under the "Spidel" name and you could potentially pick them up at a low price since they are a bit below the radar....
09-16-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By masi61

Hey genejockey - compliments on how clean your...

Hey genejockey - compliments on how clean your Shimano Sante component group is ! Those were 7 speed Uniglide indexed rear shifting, yes? Just curious about the state of tune on the RD indexing and...
09-15-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By masi61

Sounds like a plan. I imagine it would most...

Sounds like a plan. I imagine it would most certainly be worth the trouble.

Before you go to that extent though, have you considered a tall or upward rise 13 cm stem? Might be worth the experiment...
09-12-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 445
Posted By masi61

Folks are volunteering a variety of ideas which...

Folks are volunteering a variety of ideas which vary wildly here but I might as well offer my saddle sore theory (since this is what happened to me and I finally got it healed).

When I got a...
08-30-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,113
Posted By masi61

This thread took off and I was busy so I wasn’t...

This thread took off and I was busy so I wasn’t following it.

The outcome for me was that FedX turned my uncollected duty over to a collection agency when I ignored FedX’s billing too long. When I...
08-26-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 885
Posted By masi61

Your LOOK “looks” pretty awesome to me!

Your LOOK “looks” pretty awesome to me!
08-21-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By masi61

Wippermann Connex are multiple use. Not sure...

Wippermann Connex are multiple use. Not sure about KMC or Shimano.
08-20-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By masi61

Update : I don't believe the Connex link was...

Update : I don't believe the Connex link was responsible for the crunch. Turns out the upper pivot on my aging Ultegra 6500 GS rear derailleur had partly seized and was binding as a result. The cage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,201
Posted By masi61

You could always carry snug fitting leather...

You could always carry snug fitting leather gardening gloves in your jersey pocket on your ride. Gives you more grip and helps you roll that last bit of bead onto the rim & stay tool-less.

In case...
08-20-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By masi61

Have you replaced the cable & housing lately? Is...

Have you replaced the cable & housing lately? Is the shift action stiff because the shifter grease is gummed up and needs a flush? Lastly, did you set the shifter up correctly from the start using...
08-18-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,791
Posted By masi61

Could you provide a picture of the drive side so...

Could you provide a picture of the drive side so we can see the derailleurs and crank?

Also, have you had the rear wheel off to verify what the rear triangle spacing is? If it is 126mm I’m one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,339
Posted By masi61

Bassmanbob - I have read through this thread and...

Bassmanbob - I have read through this thread and I am curious about your mystery leaking. I looked up the Enve wheels you are using to understand their specifications a bit more. It appears that the...
08-14-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By masi61

You misunderstood me. I’d didn’t mean that I...

You misunderstood me. I’d didn’t mean that I would shift while standing, I just meant that I expect my gear to remain smooth while standing after I shift.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By masi61

Probably would be easiest to just replace the...

Probably would be easiest to just replace the presta core. Get a valve core removal tool to screw the old presta core out and install a new one in its place. You can buy 10 packs of the presta cores...
07-26-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By masi61

Yes. More internal volume and easier tire...

Yes. More internal volume and easier tire mounting.
07-26-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By masi61

Update - I found out why my Dura Ace 7800 rear...

Update - I found out why my Dura Ace 7800 rear shifting was so inconsistent - the inner wire was slowly snapping off. It finally broke off the other day when I had it in the stand and was doing bike...
06-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By masi61

What is your theory as to why the powder coating...

What is your theory as to why the powder coating is making the quick release skewers lose their grip? Are you using internal cam or external cam skewers? If the external type are slipping get some...
06-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By masi61

A stockpile of 7700 & 7800 (9 speed & 10 speed)...

A stockpile of 7700 & 7800 (9 speed & 10 speed) NOS chains.
05-31-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By masi61

If you are trying to re-use that pin that has...

If you are trying to re-use that pin that has been pushed all the way out, good luck. The normal practice is to leave the pin protruding on the outside link, then use your chain tool drive pin to...
05-30-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By masi61

The old Dura Ace Dyna Drive (DD) or “AX” pedals...

The old Dura Ace Dyna Drive (DD) or “AX” pedals were a special axle-less design where the top of the rear cage crossed the centerline of what would be the axle.
This requires the matching crank arms...
05-30-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By masi61

Update: Problem solved - the axle system had...

Update: Problem solved - the axle system had worked itself loose. My LBS mechanic had it tightened back up in less than 5 minutes. Kind of embarrassing since I thought I detected no play in the...
05-28-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By masi61

Just replacing the mech hanger is not sufficient....

Just replacing the mech hanger is not sufficient. You now have to have the new mech hanger checked for alignment since it could still be mis-aligned.
05-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By masi61

tubeless or tubed? Also, speaking of the...

tubeless or tubed?

Also, speaking of the post covid supply chain shortage world - have you checked the prices for a used Dura Ace 7803 RD lately?
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