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05-19-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By dddd

If we can home in on a best name for the "crown...

If we can home in on a best name for the "crown race seating ring"(?) I have to say I got the "ring" part from Bad Lag's wording.

And yeah, with a cartridge bearing headset I have also often heard...
05-18-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By dddd

Bikemig's Shimano version of the 2-position lever...

Bikemig's Shimano version of the 2-position lever was quite superior to Dia-Compe's add-on lever for two reasons.

First, the aux-lever version didn't lose any lever travel to the addition of the...
05-18-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,142
Posted By dddd

I've seen a crown race split, so whenever I...

I've seen a crown race split, so whenever I encounter a seemingly tight fit onto the fork crown seating area before it has moved close to the crown, I go back and simply use sandpaper on the OD of...
05-08-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By dddd

I'll put out a warning here, since I have more...

I'll put out a warning here, since I have more than once had to return items to Bikewagon which were described incorrectly.
I give them no better than about a 50% chance of actually delivering the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,926
Posted By dddd

It's called "backlash", in response to the...

It's called "backlash", in response to the obvious bias that all of the magazines and talking heads try to force on road riders.

What is so obvious about it is how low weight has always been the...
04-26-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,513
Posted By dddd

These derailers worked as intended with the old,...

These derailers worked as intended with the old, laterally-stiff chains that featured bushing construction that tied each pair of inner link plates rigidly together.

You might likely get better...
03-02-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,331
Posted By dddd

Among more-mainstream brands, my '79 Fuji...

Among more-mainstream brands, my '79 Fuji Professional comes to mind, very much a true race bike with aggressive geometry, tubulars and full Superbe 7s friction gruppo.
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