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08-16-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Classtime

I Can't help you climb out of your own private...

I Can't help you climb out of your own private rabbit hole but when I slip back into mine I use this method to measure my bikes:
Back the rear tire against a wall and measure the horizontal distance...
08-16-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Classtime

Well, I rebuilt the wheels of my Clunker PA-10e...

Well, I rebuilt the wheels of my Clunker PA-10e with original hubs and rims, plus used spokes that needed a little grinding on the rear DS. Then I put on my trusty Brooks Pro, Lg MKS clips and old...
08-15-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
Posted By Classtime

Tell us major metro area you have access to and...

Tell us major metro area you have access to and we can point out craigs list available bikes that will work for you. I understand that you would like a bike that rides like you Sirrus but can handle...
08-14-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By Classtime

This thread has me considering $0.38 spokes. Tell...

This thread has me considering $0.38 spokes. Tell me they work as well as mid 80s straight gauge spokes used on standard 105 or 600 with Wolber or Araya wheel sets.
08-14-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Classtime

These worked for me as Campy, suntour, and...

These worked for me as Campy, suntour, and Shimano. ...
08-14-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Classtime

If you have the indexed Shimano shifters to go...

If you have the indexed Shimano shifters to go with the other Tricolor bits, do it.
We do need to see more of this Bianchi.
08-13-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,485
Posted By Classtime

I’ve started putting it in my oatmeal each...

I’ve started putting it in my oatmeal each morning. My wife says it’s effect will be positive. I’m in. It has changed the color from the turmeric/ginger yellow to rose. What does Dr. Gregor of...
08-13-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 785
Posted By Classtime

Ok fine if these fat tires are matched with a...

Ok fine if these fat tires are matched with a frameset made of fat tubes. IMO, tires wider than 23 only matter much when you sit upright, primarily soft pedal or wheelsuck😉
08-13-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Classtime

I wouldn’t listen to people who say a Brooks...

I wouldn’t listen to people who say a Brooks needs to be level. If with your latest adjustments, you are sliding forward when you lift your hand off the handlebars, you need to point the saddle up....
08-13-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By Classtime

Funny Grant40. Today, I punctured on a...

Funny Grant40.

Today, I punctured on a rather significant descent. This is where tubulars excel and I came to a stop at the end of a bend without hitting the curb.
08-13-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,015
Posted By Classtime

I like the look of those elite clamps....

I like the look of those elite clamps. https://www.elite-it.com/en/products/vintage

But I donít want to interfere with ďPeugeotĒ at the moment. Minoura to the rescue. Bonus is that it fits over...
08-11-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,182
Posted By Classtime

I re-joined the Pasela Club with these folders...

I re-joined the Pasela Club with these folders for my PA-10 Commuter. Eventually they will go on my MTB trailer-puller when I get $poke$ to build 700c wheels for the Peugeot.

...
08-11-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By Classtime

Save for this: ...

Save for this: https://ritcheylogic.com/bike/frames/ascent-frameset
...
08-10-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By Classtime

Too cool. I found my wife a more easily found red...

Too cool. I found my wife a more easily found red Schwinn Typhoon like the one stolen from her in the 70s. I had to remove the fenders but she won’t let me touch up the paint.
08-10-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By Classtime

obuckler Try a pair of vise grips or clamps to...

obuckler Try a pair of vise grips or clamps to restrict the air flow and move them along methodically to locate the leak.
08-10-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Classtime

Do the Voyageur SPs have high BB? That is the...

Do the Voyageur SPs have high BB? That is the only way taint pressure can occur with so much seat post showing.

ps: I’m a pretty good internet fitter given woefully imperfect information.
08-10-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Classtime

I know they are very rare in Southern California....

I know they are very rare in Southern California. When I was racing and wanted one AND was willing to pay good money, I couldn’t find one. I did get a LeMond Propad in my son’s size. I should have...
08-10-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Classtime

Why do you think the 23” version is too big? Was...

Why do you think the 23” version is too big? Was it too tall or too long? By how much?
I’d say that if you need that much stem to get the bars where you want them, AND you have an opportunity to get...
08-09-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 467
Posted By Classtime

Every 100 miles or so, a couple of additional...

Every 100 miles or so, a couple of additional puffs of baby powder will take care of the re-emerging stickiness. I prefer this maintenance step to hoods that don't fit.
08-09-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 704
Posted By Classtime

Cool Electric Bike. Hard to believe it is your...

Cool Electric Bike. Hard to believe it is your first build.
08-09-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By Classtime

My 853 LeMond was 17 pounds but carbon fork, Race...

My 853 LeMond was 17 pounds but carbon fork, Race Xtra Lites, Dura Ace, etc.
As cool as your GR is right now, I'd like to try it with the Ultegra bits from the Schwinn.
08-09-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 704
Posted By Classtime

Electric Bikes Are OFF TOPIC

Mods? Please move this.
08-08-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Classtime

That looked like Rocket Science. I use the...

That looked like Rocket Science. I use the internet and round up.;)
08-08-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By Classtime

You have everything you need but spokes and ...

You have everything you need but spokes and rims. Regularly check the local CL, OfferUp, FB market, etc for 6 speed wheel sets. If the eyelets arenít too rusty, the brake tracks look ďgoodĒ, and...
08-08-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,015
Posted By Classtime

How would you put these on?

How would you put these on?
08-07-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By Classtime

Have you changed a taped tire on the road?

Have you changed a taped tire on the road?
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Classtime

[QUOTE=GhostRider62;22598126]Just ride your 2011...

[QUOTE=GhostRider62;22598126]Just ride your 2011 Richard Sachs.

My Sachs doesnít get racks or fenders ever.

this is the one I was looking for:
...
08-05-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,594
Posted By Classtime

This guy will get you wheel building. ...

This guy will get you wheel building.
https://www.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php
08-03-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Classtime

Cool. Profil V3 since no CS bridge. Likely...

Cool. Profil V3 since no CS bridge. Likely purchased in Italy where previous and original owner spends a lot of time with family.
08-03-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Classtime

Help ID This Colnago

My new SIL just received pictures of a wedding gift from his step dad. Iím guessing an 81-82 Super but ?
...
08-03-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,492
Posted By Classtime

When I only had one bike, I had a pro do it to my...

When I only had one bike, I had a pro do it to my less rare than a Cinelli SC and regret it. I did it myself with string, nuts, and bolts to a common Japanese mid-upper level racer and would do it...
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Classtime

Randonneuring Bike Choice and Setup Video

My plan is to attempt my first Super Randonneur Series this year and I am deciding on a bike. I have several to chose from which makes it difficult and fun at the same time. Anyway, I came across a...
08-01-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By Classtime

You want a Specialized Allez.

You want a Specialized Allez.
07-31-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,303
Posted By Classtime

Ebikes are not bicycles and there is a sub forum...

Ebikes are not bicycles and there is a sub forum for discussion of this mode of recreation/transportation. Imagine a person that doesn't have the stamina or strength to climb Mt. Whitney, so they get...
07-24-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,850
Posted By Classtime

This bike can replace ALL your current bikes....

This bike can replace ALL your current bikes. Talk him down to $90 and take your other projects to the Co-op.
07-22-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 775
Posted By Classtime

My wife has been a big fan of Pogacar this year...

My wife has been a big fan of Pogacar this year and if he really does choose to ride C&V occasionally for a long and hard ride, I am too. (As long as he doesn’t install one of those pie plate 32...
07-21-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Classtime

Late but: 888 is heavy compared to 172. My...

Late but: 888 is heavy compared to 172. My current 1978 172 GJ will be hard to part with and I miss my 1978 172 GT. I built a smaller 888 GT for my daughter and it rode nice for such a heavy bike.
07-21-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By Classtime

Iíve seen guys use a single edge razor blade to...

Iíve seen guys use a single edge razor blade to remove a taped tubular tire🤔 if you can get those Giros off without destroying them, they will be good as a spare for the more delicate Corsas.
07-21-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,582
Posted By Classtime

Yes. Iíve had good luck with this. Remove the...

Yes. Iíve had good luck with this. Remove the tire and rim strip and put a drop of Liquid Wrench at both ends of the nipple. While youíre at it, put some on every fastener, adjuster, ferule,...
07-18-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Classtime

I put it right back In the jug it came in. It...

I put it right back In the jug it came in. It works fine. (I reuse solvents too.)
07-18-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Classtime

No MUPs for me.

No MUPs for me.
07-18-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,582
Posted By Classtime

Can’t we have at least one picture? I overhauled...

Can’t we have at least one picture? I overhauled and tuned up a red and yellow 560 for my son which had indexed Shimano 600 throughout. Clipless pedals went on right away. Brake lever hoods are...
07-12-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Classtime

funny.

funny.
07-12-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By Classtime

I've loved the ride of the Trek 560, Ironman...

I've loved the ride of the Trek 560, Ironman Expert, and Schwinn Tempo. All of them fast and smooth at everything. (But I always had trouble with the front derailleur needing a trim too often.)
07-12-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,778
Posted By Classtime

Was someone riding that Confente? I never heard...

Was someone riding that Confente? I never heard of such a thing.
07-10-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 361
Posted By Classtime

Masi GTC (Grand Touring Criterium). It’s a...

Masi GTC (Grand Touring Criterium). It’s a beauty. It’s perfect. The yellow is icing on the cake. Every GC is best dressed with such a pocket square. When my son ( with the same saddle height as me)...
07-09-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,216
Posted By Classtime

Weird! Maybe there is another thread? In the MTB...

Weird! Maybe there is another thread? In the MTB sub forum?

edit: Nope.
07-09-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Classtime

Nitto.

Nitto.
07-08-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,925
Posted By Classtime

I'm not coming back to this one. I'll wait for...

I'm not coming back to this one. I'll wait for the new thread: "White Masi GTC" :thumb:. I have an urge to go do some lunges and watch the first climbing stage of the TDF:)).
07-08-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By Classtime

Problem Solvers? ...

Problem Solvers?

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