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01-17-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,663
Posted By klook

Like what you say about better stopping power...

Like what you say about better stopping power than your road brakes, if I could get half that I'd be happy. Acutally it's mostly that I have to use 3 fingers, clenched til my knukkles are white on...
01-17-12, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,663
Posted By klook

Ok, so the 8.4's you think for DA7700. I don't...

Ok, so the 8.4's you think for DA7700.
I don't know much about the difference in cable pull for any Shimano groups so I'll take your word for it. Thanks
Anyone else tried this combo?
01-16-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,663
Posted By klook

I'm also thinking of giving canti's the flick and...

I'm also thinking of giving canti's the flick and trying some TRP V's.
I've configured the canti's plenty of different ways but still can't get enough power out of them.

Does anyone know which...
03-08-11, 06:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By klook

3ttt / Sabatini stem size??

Hi

I have a Sabatini panto'd 3ttt stem from the early 80's (possibly late 70's) but am having trouble finding bars that will fit it.
The size seems to come in around 25.8mm measured with some...
02-22-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 34,671
Posted By klook

Just curious, has anyone built up a set of...

Just curious, has anyone built up a set of vintage Shamal rims or even Vento or Zonda's from the same area on an 11 speed hub/cassette?
How functional or safe would they be?

Stumbled on this pic...
02-21-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By klook

So, I found that little adjuster screw, don't...

So, I found that little adjuster screw, don't know how I missed it before. It made all the difference! Moved the top jockey wheel down to clear the top 2 rings, left the chain length as is, all good!...
02-20-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By klook

I forgot to mention that small cog to small cog...

I forgot to mention that small cog to small cog works ok, an even tension, not to loose. I'll check it out tonight for the 'hidden' B-screw adjustment. Hopefully that's all it is.
Didn't think a...
02-20-11, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By klook

Campag Dayton 10 speed troubles!

Hi,

So I finally got my first 10 speed ergo group, a older Campag Daytona that doesn't appear to have much use. I matched it up with:

first gen Record 9/10 speed hubs
new Miche 10 speed...
03-24-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

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Pics are a bit dark, but should be enough the get the idea..
03-24-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

I don't think my prep work was too bad as the...

I don't think my prep work was too bad as the greeen came out beautifully, but I do think spraying the white over the green was not the best idea. Next time I'll mask each part and paint it on it's...
03-21-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

I tried this on the weekend, but I'm thinking I...

I tried this on the weekend, but I'm thinking I didn't waiting long enough for the paint to dry..

Once you've brushed the clear over the tape, how long do you wait before spraying the colour? And...
03-21-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

That looks pretty tidy, I'll see if can get one. ...

That looks pretty tidy, I'll see if can get one.

I went ahead anyway and painted the white on the weekend. 3 coats spread out during the day on Saturday, 4th coat on Sunday morning and removed ...
03-17-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

hmm.. ok, so it looks like I'll be pinstriping to...

hmm.. ok, so it looks like I'll be pinstriping to cover up the messy sections then..

Do you think there's any way I can still make this clean between the two colours?
What about spraying the...
03-17-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,259
Posted By klook

Some awesome work on those frames..! I've...

Some awesome work on those frames..!

I've just finished spraying my first frame, a mixte for my girl and was hoping for some tips.?

(Frame stripped. Brake, gear, stand mounts angled grind off....
08-06-08, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By klook

nice, I'll give him a try as well. Thanks

nice, I'll give him a try as well.
Thanks
08-04-08, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By klook

Thanks! just PM'd him, see if he can help.

Thanks! just PM'd him, see if he can help.
07-28-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By klook

Chrome/electro-platers in Melbourne, Australia

Does anyone know of a good chrome/electro-plater somewhere around Melbourne, Australia?
I've got some vintage Cinelli bars, the centers from some 50's track hubs, and the bolt on rear stays of a...
06-25-08, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By klook

An hour or so searchin on line and I found the...

An hour or so searchin on line and I found the perfect tool for removing the flanges.. a "gear puller".

You can get a cheap one for around AU$20 that should do the job or.... ask a mate if you can...
06-23-08, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By klook

I worked out that a few sticks of dowel fit in...

I worked out that a few sticks of dowel fit in the holes of the flange. With them in a vice and the hub on the other end there was just enough leverage to loosen the cog with a chain whip. So, no...
06-17-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By klook

couple more pics..

couple more pics..
06-17-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,511
Posted By klook

Airlite hubs restore

Hi,
I scored a set of Airlite track hubs that I'm wanting to tidy up before re-building. They're a little banged up but spin ok, infact the front has been re-packed and is super smooth.
I was...
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