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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...
Forum: Touring
01-25-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By masi61

Shimano GRX or Campagnolo Ekar gravel groupsets...

Shimano GRX or Campagnolo Ekar gravel groupsets come to mind as alternatives to your Gevrnalle setup but if you are happy with the Gevenalle and they have the Hylix hydraulic ones you need in stock...
01-24-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 850
Posted By masi61

To me the brightness of that huge laptop sized...

To me the brightness of that huge laptop sized LCD in the middle of the dashboard shocks the eyes and makes night time driving compromised. This is so obvious to me and it makes me not want to drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By masi61

I also use an Airshot canister that I pump up to...

I also use an Airshot canister that I pump up to ~140 psi. The valve core can be removed & there is adapter with the Airshot that lets you screw the hose straight onto the valve stem for increased...
01-21-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,158
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)...
01-14-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,389
Posted By masi61

The blue anodizing is cool for sure. I remember...

The blue anodizing is cool for sure. I remember that Arc N' Ciel's came in blue ano but the Mavic Reflexes in blue ano as well? I would have thought that the machined sidewalls would be devoid of...
01-14-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,389
Posted By masi61

For me there really is a perceptible difference...

For me there really is a perceptible difference in ride quality between the different types of road tires. Cornering and descending are generally considered different with tubulars presumably due to...
01-14-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,389
Posted By masi61

It is worth a try for sure. Used tubular...

It is worth a try for sure. Used tubular wheelsets are one of those things that if you keep them on your radar they may not pop up immediately but eventually they will.

Call me nuts but my stable...
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...
01-06-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,723
Posted By masi61

Andy_K you're collection of triple crank bikes is...

Andy_K you're collection of triple crank bikes is substantial.

You have collected up some especially choice Campy triple groupsets on your favorite rides. Can you talk a bit on how having a...
01-06-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,503
Posted By masi61

If you have SPD mountain biking shoes, those...

If you have SPD mountain biking shoes, those might be preferable since (in my experience) a lot of spin classes include pretty demanding climbing out of the saddle. Don't be concerned with looking...
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, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By masi61

they act like they have a brick and mortar store...

they act like they have a brick and mortar store in "Phoenix NV" when you click on "about us". But really sketchy is my guess. You see fake bike parts and apparel companies with slick websites like...
12-28-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By masi61

That year of Quantum is going to have the press...

That year of Quantum is going to have the press fit square taper bottom bracket. If you were not OK with the current RX 100 double cranks then you have fewer options for other cranks. You could seek...
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...
12-28-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By masi61

I’m a bit suspicious of the Tune site in the...

I’m a bit suspicious of the Tune site in the link. The font doesn’t look right to me. Can anyone verify if it is legit?
12-25-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 991
Posted By masi61

Dumb question, but how do the springs on Mavic...

Dumb question, but how do the springs on Mavic Retrofrictions become broke in the first place?
12-19-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,175
Posted By masi61

‘I’ve seen those 7710 ones and wondered if they...

‘I’ve seen those 7710 ones and wondered if they would be compatible with a 7700 double crank. Would the chain line be the same (or close enough) to work with 7700 or 7701 double road cranks?
12-19-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 899
Posted By masi61

I’’m pretty sure that my Trek Multitrack frame...

I’’m pretty sure that my Trek Multitrack frame cantilever bosses take an M6 x 1.0 bolt. I have a problem with trying to tension the canti spring on my SunTour “XC” cantilevers that I want to use...
12-07-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By masi61

@ Straightblock, are you George Mount?

@ Straightblock, are you George Mount?
12-07-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By masi61

New sets of road and mtb skewer sets hopefully...

New sets of road and mtb skewer sets hopefully say on the package if they are for 130mm or 135mm spacing. I’ve seen new Dura Ace and Salsa skewers give the terminal length on the package (a bigger...
12-07-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,298
Posted By masi61

Sidi Genius (series 4 I believe, size 46.5. I...

Sidi Genius (series 4 I believe, size 46.5. I purchased some Sidi Shot pro level shoes in good used shape about a month ago and have some rides on them. Right now due to the cold I am riding my Fizik...
12-06-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,298
Posted By masi61

What about parts selection and set-up? I’m...

What about parts selection and set-up? I’m thinking tubeless tires or latex tubed clinchers as low of psi as practical. Also a slightly lower saddle with a bit more set back on a complainant carbon...
12-04-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 616
Posted By masi61

I previously had a Duopar Eco on my touring bike...

I previously had a Duopar Eco on my touring bike when I ran it in 3x6 friction shifting. But I switched it to SunTour Accushift with an X-1 RD, and XCD FD and Superbe Pro accushift ready 7 speed down...
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, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By masi61

Pacenti makes some nice silver rims. Velocity...

Pacenti makes some nice silver rims. Velocity A23's and Quill rims are available in both polished and silver anodized.
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...
11-26-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By masi61

I would think that finding a double (or triple)...

I would think that finding a double (or triple) 110 bcd square taper crank that will work with your current axle should be doable. You could buy new or used. You could also try a 110/74 bcd triple...
11-25-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By masi61

could you clarify though if you intend to...

could you clarify though if you intend to continue running the same square taper crank? Are you wanting wider range gearing compared with the way it is now?
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...
11-24-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By masi61

If you are OK with the current (square taper)...

If you are OK with the current (square taper) bottom bracket axle, could you take some digital calipers & let us know what the BB axle width is (mm width)?
11-24-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By masi61

which specific part are you considering removing...

which specific part are you considering removing the anodizing from?
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...
11-18-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By masi61

can you explain further? Is it excessive wear on...

can you explain further? Is it excessive wear on one of the chainrings? Or something to do with the axle? I can’t tell.
11-17-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By masi61

I bought a triple set of KCNC "cobweb" CNC 7075...

I bought a triple set of KCNC "cobweb" CNC 7075 chainrings in the 104/64 BCD size. I plan to use them on a Cannondale Silk Tour bike that I am restoring. They would fit your tandem cranks I think. No...
11-17-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By masi61

I use the Lezyne digital gauge and find it to be...

I use the Lezyne digital gauge and find it to be very nice. Of my 2 regular road bikes, one has latex tubes, the other is tubeless. My aluminum bike becomes harsh riding on 25mm latex tubed clinchers...
11-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By masi61

I'm not sure but I am curious about differences...

I'm not sure but I am curious about differences in cantilever post length. Also, if the post is too long, I saw a Cyclus tool recently that "faces" the ends of cantilever posts down. Has anybody seen...
11-14-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,191
Posted By masi61

I tried the Kool Stop salmon Shimano inserts but...

I tried the Kool Stop salmon Shimano inserts but did not understand the "wings" on the back. I could never get them adjusted to my satisfaction and found that the wear was exceptionally fast. For...
11-14-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,191
Posted By masi61

I always seem to see oversized older road bikes...

I always seem to see oversized older road bikes where the SR LaPrade seatpost is "slammed" so low that it is messing up the seat clamping cluster.
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: 311,193
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 !
11-12-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,061
Posted By masi61

I’m sorry, could you clarify what an “AMA” would...

I’m sorry, could you clarify what an “AMA” would be?

I get acronym confusion quite a bit. I work in the medical field so when I read “AMA” I think against medical advice…
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.
11-07-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By masi61

My tendency is to not aim for the "Pebble Beach...

My tendency is to not aim for the "Pebble Beach Concours state" so much as just properly updating the bike to accept the best functioning, and best looking components and make it relevant and a go-to...
11-07-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By masi61

Grail type bikes you picked up for a song due to avoidance of proprietary

...parts (by the previous owner).

I have a really nice Klein Performance that had the Klein pressfit bottom bracket removed and the owner pressed in Phil external BB bearings to run a Shimano HT2...
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