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05-04-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By triplebutted

I take the whole tire off, inflate the tube just...

I take the whole tire off, inflate the tube just enough to fit it inside the tire, put tire back on one bead, then do next bead. This really ensures the tube to be nice and round. It takes a...
05-04-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By triplebutted

Ahh I see. Yah, as others noted, it'll be easy. ...

Ahh I see. Yah, as others noted, it'll be easy. Just need the correct English BB for the cranks. For your original octalink, you will need the splined tool. You will be all set and riding in no...
05-04-15, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,318
Posted By triplebutted

I've been looking for a 107mm spindle BB for a...

I've been looking for a 107mm spindle BB for a long time. Too bad you can't get cups/spindle combinations anymore. The 107mm size happens to be the same size for track cranks and they costs a bunch...
05-04-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By triplebutted

Not sure If I understand the question. You have...

Not sure If I understand the question. You have the cranks? And there is a BB installed on the frame? You can get any compact crank that will use an English BB. You can do current Shimano...
04-22-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By triplebutted

I work for the tollroads and I haven't even heard...

I work for the tollroads and I haven't even heard of it until last week. Maybe they'll let me ride for free!
Replies: 14
Views: 3,803
Posted By triplebutted

Just taking a guess. Southern is south of LA...

Just taking a guess. Southern is south of LA County or maybe south of Ventura County (includes Santa Barbara, not sure what county that is in). Somewhere between Monterey and SB, Central Coast, and...
04-01-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,105
Posted By triplebutted

One revolution of the crank will get you X amount...

One revolution of the crank will get you X amount of inches in front of you. What else do we need?
04-01-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By triplebutted

Funny I just watched a video the other day on...

Funny I just watched a video the other day on using the Campy 11 speed chain tool. And looked at the price for those things. Wow, it was a lot. I do love my tools and one of these days I'll get...
04-01-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,518
Posted By triplebutted

If you can get the Headset and BB in at the bike...

If you can get the Headset and BB in at the bike shop (maybe tell them that you want try it yourself with the other parts so they won't feel so bad), you can pretty do everything else. Countless...
03-31-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,251
Posted By triplebutted

I just went backwards from you. I have the same...

I just went backwards from you. I have the same DA headset and bought a Tange Passage. It was really short. I have to put 2 thin spacers from my bag of 1" threadless spacers for the top locknut to...
03-11-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By triplebutted

I think this weekend is the century and next...

I think this weekend is the century and next weekend is the double. I need a new 1" headset on my vintage but I'll be riding an Orange Voodoo on the double.
02-20-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By triplebutted

LA Wheelmen should have some routes from Malibu...

LA Wheelmen should have some routes from Malibu area to where you are going. Its a route that they take for the "LA Grand Tour" 200/300 miler. Its a great ride. Also, there will be routes from...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,970
Posted By triplebutted

This particular job I have is great. I get on a...

This particular job I have is great. I get on a MUP (or bike path as some places are called) by a creek and takes me 2.7 miles to my 3.0 miles away job. I have to get off and ride on a bike lane...
02-20-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By triplebutted

Anyone doing the 2015 Triple Crown Stage Race this year?

On the fence about this ride. All up north and looking to see if anyone from SoCal is doing it. Would love to be able to share a room/ride with at least 2 or 3 people to help with the costs of them.
02-04-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,470
Posted By triplebutted

Another image ...

Another image

http://www.raydobbins.com/ebay/bike-masi/Photo_65.jpg
02-04-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,470
Posted By triplebutted

What is this stepdown ferule size?

NOTE: This is NOT my picture, sorry just googled for it cause I dont' have one handy. But that end of that derailleur cable goes into a tiny little piece on the chain stay. What size is that and...
01-27-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By triplebutted

When I was a Jr racer back in NYC, I used to see...

When I was a Jr racer back in NYC, I used to see the old Specialized catalogs and they would be riding around Palo Alto and stuff. And Bicycling magazine had pictures of PCH and mountains nearby. I...
01-23-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By triplebutted

Ahhh, okay thanks! I have a few auto stores...

Ahhh, okay thanks! I have a few auto stores nearby and also a Harbor Freight. Harbor Freight is where I got my giant Campy crank allen wrench. It was like 3 bucks compared to "bike shop" giant...
01-22-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By triplebutted

sweeeet! Thanks guys! Home Despot/Lowes weekend...

sweeeet! Thanks guys! Home Despot/Lowes weekend for me.
01-22-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By triplebutted

BB spindle thread (I'm making a DIY tool)

What is the threading or pitch for a BB spindle? Looking to build a little DIY splined tool holder with a bolt and some washers.
01-18-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,262
Posted By triplebutted

They ticket cyclists in Irvine. I've been pulled...

They ticket cyclists in Irvine. I've been pulled over by the motorcyclist cop at the Specfrum on my commuter bike more times that I've ever been pulled over while driving. My kids are afraid of...
01-15-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,054
Posted By triplebutted

I can answer the opposite. One of the events I...

I can answer the opposite. One of the events I do has a "classic" division which means your bike needs to be steel and before 1984 I think. It needs to have downtube shifters, minimum of 32H...
01-09-15, 11:09 AM
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Views: 2,005,124
Posted By triplebutted

dope!

dope!
01-08-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By triplebutted

We used to sell the blue, black, chrome and red...

We used to sell the blue, black, chrome and red at a bike shop I worked at. My blue is circa 1978 or 79. Around '80 or so, the brake bolts became allen and recessed.
01-08-15, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By triplebutted

You can just measure it real quick from center...

You can just measure it real quick from center bolt to rim. Then I'm sure the 5700 dimensions will be at Shimano site somewhere. I think I remember the 520's to be like a sport touring model so...
01-08-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By triplebutted

It should. Its a short reach bike frame right? ...

It should. Its a short reach bike frame right? Not a touring long reach frame. So any news ones will be fine.
01-08-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By triplebutted

I had a Somec in the mid-80s and that don't look...

I had a Somec in the mid-80s and that don't look like the typeface. As someone else stated Cinelli made BB shells. Clues will also be in the rear brake bridge and the seatpost bolt area. And I...
12-03-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,182
Posted By triplebutted

I've had some Hurets that didn't have teeth on...

I've had some Hurets that didn't have teeth on the bottom of the pulley.
Is that the model with the stem of death? The mixte looks really nice
11-08-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,437
Posted By triplebutted

Yeah I usually do the spring and fall ones. Too...

Yeah I usually do the spring and fall ones. Too bad it wasn't on this year. Next time! I'm sure they will open it back.
11-05-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 12,437
Posted By triplebutted

Ohhhh you are banana bike!

Ohhhh you are banana bike!
10-29-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,670
Posted By triplebutted

I did Ganado first time last week at Palos...

I did Ganado first time last week at Palos Verdes. No computer but my guess was somewhere around 18-20% I'm sure google maps will tell you what it is.
10-22-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By triplebutted

Fall Solvang 100/200 Pictures 2014

If you were at the single or double and looking for pictures, I did a dump here on my google photos. Some people were asking for them so feel free to grab your pic or I think google has a pulldown...
11-22-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By triplebutted

Is there a MUDD line for the trail behind Quaill Hill/Bommer/Nix/ area?

I tried OC parks and the link at the Irvine city Mudd line and didn't see those trails. I hear you can get a fine over at Cyrstal Cove area if it is wet and closed but that's just the trails in that...
11-05-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By triplebutted

Close! Cool website though. I should check them...

Close! Cool website though. I should check them out sometime. Their blog has Nelson Vails on it. Funny, we used to ride back in the day in NYC.
11-03-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By triplebutted

I'm thinking maybe it wasn't a store but a club. ...

I'm thinking maybe it wasn't a store but a club. A small club. One of the people who was riding was a pro female triathlete. So maybe its a tri-club?
11-03-13, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By triplebutted

I know those two clubs and it wasn't them. I...

I know those two clubs and it wasn't them. I knew I should've taken a picture of it! Dang! thanks though. I'll keep googling. Or see if I can remember what was on those shorts.
11-03-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By triplebutted

Yah, it was a pretty cool kit! I thought the...

Yah, it was a pretty cool kit! I thought the shorts said "Park East Cycles" or "Park East Bikes" or something like that. But there is no Park East bike shop on my googling searches.
11-03-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By triplebutted

Looking for this bike shop in Long Beach, CA with a particular bike jersey

Hi guys
I'm looking for a bike shop in Long Beach, I think there's a word "east" on it. I thought it was park east but couldn't google it. The jerseys are blue and white with "Dia de los Meurtos"...
06-07-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By triplebutted

My bad :) Its North Park.

My bad :) Its North Park.
06-07-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By triplebutted

North Gate area in San Diego

I'll be in San Diego this Sunday with my bike and was wondering if anyone knows a good route to go to from North Gate area. I'll be on University and thinking of heading west to the ocean and...
05-09-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By triplebutted

Okay, now I'm curious. I'll loosen up the...

Okay, now I'm curious. I'll loosen up the cabling and look tonight. Is your "50" the last set of numbers I'm looking for? And what does 50 mean? Anything special? Thanks!
05-09-12, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By triplebutted

I just clicked on your link. 91? I was thinking...

I just clicked on your link. 91? I was thinking more like 95 but I guess you are right it is a lower year. My 95/96 Lemond had 9 speed Ultegra and 853 tubing. It was the last year they went from...
05-09-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By triplebutted

I'll have to try to get it another time. It...

I'll have to try to get it another time. It appears to be under the cable guids on the BB. Do you have a picture or yours?
05-07-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,932
Posted By triplebutted

Awesome Rick! She got a good one of me and...

Awesome Rick! She got a good one of me and Slaton!
05-04-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,381
Posted By triplebutted

That's dope!!!

That's dope!!!
05-04-12, 07:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,410
Posted By triplebutted

I have some cheap Dia Compes that were like that....

I have some cheap Dia Compes that were like that. I always thought they were bizarre. I must have them in the bottom of a box somewhere...
05-04-12, 07:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,932
Posted By triplebutted

Anyone leaving from anywhere near Irvine? I'd...

Anyone leaving from anywhere near Irvine? I'd love to carpool if you have extra bike racks. I'm good with jokes, I can fix bikes, and I can get a few Sausage Egg McMuffins for the ride.
05-02-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,932
Posted By triplebutted

I'll be there with my old 1996 Lemond. Its...

I'll be there with my old 1996 Lemond. Its painted to look like a piece of patio furniture.



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04-30-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,005,124
Posted By triplebutted

This is my all time favorite thread.

This is my all time favorite thread.
04-30-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 853
Posted By triplebutted

Man! Some great pictures of old beat up trucks. ...

Man! Some great pictures of old beat up trucks. Every guy needs a truck like that just to bang around in. Love it! Keep 'em coming. We should probably have pictures of bikes in them so we don't...
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