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07-05-18, 11:29 AM
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Take a thin ruler. Lay it on edge along the...

Take a thin ruler. Lay it on edge along the center of the stem, being sure that the ruler's ends extend beyond the front and back of the stem. Turn the front wheel about 45 degrees. Now, be sure...
07-01-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By bocobiking

I always take the chainrings off the crankset to...

I always take the chainrings off the crankset to clean them when I’m putting on a new chain. Well, last time I did this to my wife’s bike, I loosely tightened the chainring bolts for her granny gear...
06-26-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,268
Posted By bocobiking

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-25-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,268
Posted By bocobiking

Another reason to buy vintage: colors😉

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06-24-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,209
Posted By bocobiking

[QUOTE=rccardr;20409584]While I agree that you...

[QUOTE=rccardr;20409584]While I agree that you can get closer ratios/gearing jumps with a triple, especially on 6-7 speed systems, I find them a little too finicky for everyday riding. Properly set...
06-04-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,370
Posted By bocobiking

Nope. Nor index shifting or aero brake levers, or...

Nope. Nor index shifting or aero brake levers, or non-steel bike, or indeed any bikes made after 1985. 😁
06-04-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,370
Posted By bocobiking

Me, 71 years old, on the Elephant Rock Rde...

Me, 71 years old, on the Elephant Rock Rde yesterday in Colorado: 42 miles, 3000 feet. Ride 5000 to 5500 miles a year.
...
05-25-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,362
Posted By bocobiking

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My 74 Paramount
04-23-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By bocobiking

Why?

Why?
04-23-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By bocobiking

Iím 6í1Ē and was fitted with a 63x57 Raleigh...

Iím 6í1Ē and was fitted with a 63x57 Raleigh Super Course when I started riding in the 1970s. I have long femurs and short torso, and I donít like a lot of drop between saddle and bars; so the this...
04-10-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 17,574
Posted By bocobiking

Another slight correction, and another Raleigh...

Another slight correction, and another Raleigh Super Course (1974): I’m listed as having “Numerous Choices” for my ride. In reality I’ll be riding my Super Course. I recently purchased the frame...
04-04-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,109
Posted By bocobiking

I love naming my bikes. First thing I do when I...

I love naming my bikes. First thing I do when I get a new one.

1980 Raleigh Competition: Bike Noir
2005 Serotta Concours: Zebulon Bike
2003 Serotta Legend: LíEdge
1974 Schwinn Paramount:...
03-31-18, 09:23 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,554
Posted By bocobiking

Sounds good. Iím bring a 1976 Raleigh Super...

Sounds good. Iím bring a 1976 Raleigh Super Course. I bought the repainted frame/fork a few months ago and built it up with some old Super Course parts I had from a previous bike, an NOS Sugino AT...
03-29-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,554
Posted By bocobiking

Thanks for the info on the 40 miler. Ezulis, I...

Thanks for the info on the 40 miler. Ezulis, I hope youíre right about the weather.:)
03-29-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,554
Posted By bocobiking

Noobie with a question

So, Iím coming from Colorado to ride LíEroica for the first time. Iím riding the short 40mile course to kind of break in. I was wondering if anyone has ridden this course and if so could you tell...
03-26-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 14,086
Posted By bocobiking

Huret Duopar Eco. Smoothest shifting ever.

Huret Duopar Eco. Smoothest shifting ever.
03-26-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By bocobiking

I ride many of the same routes in my county all...

I ride many of the same routes in my county all the time. No matter whether I use the instruction manual chart or do the wheel measurement, when I install a new computer, it never accurately...
03-19-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By bocobiking

+1

+1
12-30-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By bocobiking

My schedule is based on experience, some good...

My schedule is based on experience, some good advice, and my ethic of preventative maintenance.

I think a lot of cyclists donít ride enough to need a maintenance schedule, or they do ride enough...
12-26-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By bocobiking

I ride about 5200 miles a year, keep meticulous...

I ride about 5200 miles a year, keep meticulous track of miles on all components (using Cyclistats), and love working on my bikes. Here's my maintenance schedule.

lube chain; wipe down bike...
10-17-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,457
Posted By bocobiking

[QUOTE=JohnDThompson;19932780]Some Duopars (maybe...

[QUOTE=JohnDThompson;19932780]Some Duopars (maybe only the titanium ones; I can't remember) use an allen socket expansion bolt threaded from the back to lock the upper pivot adjustment:



Wow! ...
10-16-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,457
Posted By bocobiking

I'm not using a separate hanger claw; my...

I'm not using a separate hanger claw; my derailleur is mounted directly to the dropout. The tabbed washer is mounted with the mounting bolt, and the tab is resting on the campy dropout notch. There...
10-15-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,457
Posted By bocobiking

Resurrecting this Huret Duopar thread with a question

I just mounted a Huret Duopar Eco and took it for a ride. I love it.

But does anyone know the steps to removing the rear wheel when using this rear derailleur?
07-24-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,496
Posted By bocobiking

I have a VDO cyclometer with a barometric...

I have a VDO cyclometer with a barometric pressure altimeter. Besides giving me the total feet climbed for a ride, it gives the percent grade as I am going up a hill. It also gives current...
Forum: Introductions
05-10-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By bocobiking

Hi from Boulder County

Hello everyone,

I've been lurking on this forum, and others, for a lot of years. I think I've been missing something by not participating.

I retired from school teaching four years ago. Since...
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