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08-07-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5516/14374717888_2c0...

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08-07-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By SJX426

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08-06-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,748
Posted By SJX426

At times I think the plug should have its own...

At times I think the plug should have its own thread, it is mentioned often enough.
IIRC the reasoning was to prevent water and other material from finding its way up the steerer. IMS, there were...
08-06-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By SJX426

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons...

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons Mother) First DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) project of the local Washington Lewis Chapter....
08-05-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By SJX426

Bianchi84 - cinelli 65 40: Search Result | eBay...

Bianchi84 - cinelli 65 40: Search Result | eBay...
08-05-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 112,274
Posted By SJX426

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08-04-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By SJX426

I used to carry mine utilizing the pump nub on...

I used to carry mine utilizing the pump nub on the HT. It rattled and one time actually fell off while riding.
I only have two with Campy heads. They are different sizes with only one really...
08-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac - Looks right for my frame! I think Randy...

merziac - Looks right for my frame! I think Randy figured that one out. Cyclomondo set.
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08-03-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac Thanks for that reference! The crown was...

merziac Thanks for that reference! The crown was brown with lubricant at the base of the race.

It is visible in one of Randys pictures....
08-03-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By SJX426

I ignorantly pursued this with my Rockhopper from...

I ignorantly pursued this with my Rockhopper from 1997. IRRC they used the same frame for both suspension and rigid.
I found a M-Bomber with 100mm travel that was air suspension. Adjusting the...
08-03-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By SJX426

cpsqlrwn - These are what you want. ...

cpsqlrwn - These are what you want.
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08-03-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 968,382
Posted By SJX426

Found on the street ...

Found on the street
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08-02-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

Threw some stuff on there just to get an idea of...

Threw some stuff on there just to get an idea of what it might look like. Wheels will have Record hubs instead of the Tipos. 54/46 chain rings!...
08-02-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac - That port is threaded. Thanks for the...

merziac - That port is threaded.
Thanks for the encouragement!

I was thinking of a fine screen with floss to pull it into place and put the epoxy on it and then cut the floss off when dry. Of...
08-01-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 968,382
Posted By SJX426

Early morning across the Rappahannock. ...

Early morning across the Rappahannock.
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Forum: Framebuilders
07-29-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By SJX426

I was thinking some kind of backing put in the...

I was thinking some kind of backing put in the hole with something like floss with a little tension to pull it toward the metal and then filling the void and cutting the floss. Then sanding it down.
07-28-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By SJX426

When the De Rosa was built, the pulleys on the RD...

When the De Rosa was built, the pulleys on the RD didn't look great. Don't have pictures. IIRC they are VOs. The bushings options were difficult to differentiate. In any case they are working just...
07-27-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By SJX426

@ Positron400 - I think it will be close.What is...

@ Positron400 - I think it will be close.What is your intended use?

I had 2.3 on mine with plenty of clearance with a street tire. The issue is getting past the brake pads....
07-25-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 781
Posted By SJX426

NewSlang22 - WRT toe-ink. You may or may not be...

NewSlang22 - WRT toe-ink. You may or may not be able to make this adjustment. The critical factor is the brake caliper. If it is a casting, like Universal brakes, don't try to adjust by "bending" the...
07-22-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By SJX426

Thanks! Just made it up! One from a few years...

Thanks!
Just made it up! One from a few years ago is "Arrogantly ignorant" witch still applies to many in today's society.
07-22-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By SJX426

The "I can sell it for more than I paid." excuse...

The "I can sell it for more than I paid." excuse only worked twice. Every bike purchase is a donor as they need donation of parts to become complete to my desire.

N+1 rules!
07-20-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By SJX426

Maggie is still growing. They both visit while I...

Maggie is still growing. They both visit while I am trying to work. Shelby moved in this pic. He will be 3 years old this month. Fully grown and lost some weight. Maggie still has 2-3 more years to...
07-20-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,892
Posted By SJX426

I have a thing for bottom bracket shells. Maybe...

I have a thing for bottom bracket shells. Maybe another thread.
As much as I pay attention to seat clusters, I find pictures of them from some bikes missing in the albums....
07-20-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,066
Posted By SJX426

Any bike Major Taylor rode. Is there one in...

Any bike Major Taylor rode. Is there one in Worcester?
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07-13-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By SJX426

The failure I saw was at the BB shell to DT...

The failure I saw was at the BB shell to DT location. The owner bought the bike and had it repaired.
07-11-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By SJX426

The few frames in the stable that have it are...

The few frames in the stable that have it are used.
Including the Pinarello Montello
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07-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By SJX426

Schreck83. - Very Nice. Looks like you could...

Schreck83. - Very Nice.
Looks like you could use a drag brake like an Arai. They are no longer in production. I have an extra I might part with. This ones is on my Burley....
07-07-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,918
Posted By SJX426

I have this really bad problem of not riding...

I have this really bad problem of not riding enough. There are a couple of hills that are a bit of challenge.
I decided to convert the Pinarello to a triple up front after converting from DA 740x...
07-04-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,161
Posted By SJX426

I just remembered that dislike speed bump almost...

I just remembered that dislike speed bump almost as much. I was riding on an access road for parking spots for condos. It is long and hase 3 speed bumps.
Typically I go around them because this road...
07-04-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,161
Posted By SJX426

I dislike them too. I use to commute, minimum 11...

I dislike them too. I use to commute, minimum 11 miles one way, on the Mt Vernon trail that is next to the George Washingtin Pkwy. Park Police patrolled as it is a Federal road. The bollards are at...
07-02-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By SJX426

I am finally posting a ride on the day I rode it!...

I am finally posting a ride on the day I rode it! Usual route of 22 miles. Includes the MUP along the Rappahannock. Oh its 4th of July weekend!...
07-02-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,862
Posted By SJX426

This has been posted before but there are...

This has been posted before but there are changes. I decided that since the finish is oxidizing, I would gently start 0000 steel wool it off. Despite losing the ghosted image of the decals, which I...
06-29-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,447
Posted By SJX426

Finally went for a ride today. I cross a number...

Finally went for a ride today. I cross a number of bridges and tool pictures along the way. Poor quality because I was more interested in riding than pic taking. Only the half decent ones are below....
06-27-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By SJX426

My approach would be to put the center of the hub...

My approach would be to put the center of the hub as close to the center of the bike as possible. That would take into account the limiting factor of the freewheel dimensions. How close can you get...
06-22-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,447
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50216199623_68...

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06-20-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51353739042_1d...

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06-20-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,737
Posted By SJX426

Don't knock it if you haven't tried it. The...

Don't knock it if you haven't tried it.
The Vittoria tires like 130 and 125. Rides better than less pressure, both sew ups and clinchers in 23....
06-15-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By SJX426

In the 60's we were riding on the drops and...

In the 60's we were riding on the drops and didn't give much thought about riding on the hoods. The levers were designed to be used from the drops. No surprise at how uncomfortable they are for hood...
06-14-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By SJX426

tremolo1965 - You may find Dave Moultons frame...

tremolo1965 - You may find Dave Moultons frame building articles of interest. This one speaks of pins, fixtures, brazing and more.
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (squarespace.com)...
06-14-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By SJX426

Both are unusual to me. The first is...

Both are unusual to me.
The first is interesting but I would wonder how well it clamps for angle.
The second is not as interesting in terms of the post but of the saddle! How much does that weigh?...
06-02-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,530
Posted By SJX426

Bad Lag - I don't think it matter much which...

Bad Lag - I don't think it matter much which chain you buy. The inner dimensions are the same, it is the outer dimensions that are different. Get the 6 speed. 3/32 is 3/32 no matter what speed the...
06-02-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,367
Posted By SJX426

I was intrigued with F/FW bikes but have always...

I was intrigued with F/FW bikes but have always been a gear changer. This bike was being used as a commuter for a 4-5 mile round trip by a guy who stored his bike in the same locaiton.
After a...
05-31-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,009
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50238039832_56...

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05-13-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,344
Posted By SJX426

HEY! This is C&V! why are you guys running wider...

HEY! This is C&V! why are you guys running wider tires than the period of your bike? Don't answer that!
I am limitied in what will mount on my Italian bikes so 25 is the max. I keep saying this but...
05-12-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,571
Posted By SJX426

The chain is looped. It is hard to discern in the...

The chain is looped. It is hard to discern in the picture but the part of the chain that is nearest the floor (red arrow) is the return from the chainring to the lower jockey wheel. The lower jockey...
05-10-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By SJX426

The crank is not like a rarity, Do with it what...

The crank is not like a rarity, Do with it what you want.
I agree that pixilated decals are somewhat disconcerting. Got some for my Pinarello, slightly disappointed.
05-10-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,940
Posted By SJX426

One of the key elements to improved braking is to...

One of the key elements to improved braking is to clean the brake surface on the rims! You might be surprised of the improvement.
05-06-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,355
Posted By SJX426

I have done the same. It is an improvement.

I have done the same. It is an improvement.
05-03-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By SJX426

buddiiee - The important part is whatever you...

buddiiee - The important part is whatever you decide for a crank, make sure you have the right spindle. They are matched. Two dependencies for determining spindle length, BB shell size and crank...
05-01-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By SJX426

Fit rules. If they were all the same or at least...

Fit rules. If they were all the same or at least in the fit range, then it would be the Merckx, since I have a De Rosa, Pinarello and Colnago. Oh, and a Bottecchia.
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