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05-17-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

I don't think so. Get the stays with the DO in...

I don't think so. Get the stays with the DO in the right location then make sure the DOs are aligned.
In summary to all the comments, I have measured and checked the straightness of all the parts...
05-17-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Got a dishing tool last week. The new wheel is...

Got a dishing tool last week. The new wheel is for that bike as part of the conversion to all Campagnolo and tubulars.
05-17-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,097
Posted By SJX426

Gresp15C - Yes it is an oldy that I bought for...

Gresp15C - Yes it is an oldy that I bought for show and because it is made with a Columbus tube. It happens to work and I was able to get a replacement silicon gasket for the head from Silca....
05-17-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,097
Posted By SJX426

Gresp15C - I didn't notice the crimp on mine....

Gresp15C - I didn't notice the crimp on mine. Came right apart without a problem. cleaning this up really improved the movement of the needle! It doesn't go down like it use to.
05-17-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Update. All tubs are straight. The seat stays...

Update. All tubs are straight.
The seat stays are straight from the seat cluster to the bridge, then straight to the DO. So the stays bend around the brake bridge.
05-17-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

Got the right gasket for my head, 323.

Got the right gasket for my head, 323.
05-17-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Great Idea. Thanks!

Great Idea. Thanks!
05-17-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Update: same problem with a centered wheel. It is...

Update: same problem with a centered wheel. It is offset toward the DS of the Pin. As stated in the title, the rear triangle is off.

I don't know of a frame builder near me with a table. I guess...
05-17-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,097
Posted By SJX426

The check valve is in the body of the piece that...

The check valve is in the body of the piece that the hose and gauge are mounted. Mine have a plug that you remove. The check valve is a rod with a pentel end that seats in a chamfered hole. A spring...
05-17-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Don't know that I have one! I just know the wheel...

Don't know that I have one! I just know the wheel that was on there for sever k miles was trued to the frame and the bike rode well. Checking its dish showed the same amount of offset as the new rim...
05-17-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

I tried the RJ approach but after a couple of...

I tried the RJ approach but after a couple of attempts, I am giving up. I will dish the rim to fit the bike. It shifts fine so even though the chain line might be off, it isn't enough to make a huge...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By SJX426

Here is the back story. The wheel that came with...

Here is the back story. The wheel that came with the bike was trued to the frame. It rode fine for many Kmiles. In the process of converting over to Campagnolo components, I found a Campy hub and...
05-16-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

The offset is the same at the brake bridge and...

The offset is the same at the brake bridge and the chain stays.
I pulled the wheel that was on it and found that it too had the same offset to compensate for the triangle.

DO are Pinarello...
05-16-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 456
Posted By SJX426

Rear triangle alignment - Pinarello Montello

See this thread over on the Frame builders (https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1230598-rear-triangle-alignment-1988-pinarello.html#post22061636) forum. I would like as much input as possible...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By SJX426

Rear Triangle Alignment 1988 Pinarello

After too many years, a dishing tool was acquired. The subject wheel was dished as it should be. Much confidence was had in placing the wheel on the bike.

It looks like the rear triangle is off by...
05-15-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 408,231
Posted By SJX426

Back in 2014 I picked up a pair of wheels ($50)...

Back in 2014 I picked up a pair of wheels ($50) that were sitting in the basement of the seller for 15 years after having been built for him to race on. He never used them.

They are Chorus hubed...
05-15-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 509
Posted By SJX426

Still in occasional use from 1972 ...

Still in occasional use from 1972
https://live.staticflickr.com/3800/11886768073_f6e27715ec_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j7oN28)P1000087 (https://flic.kr/p/j7oN28) on Flickr
05-14-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By SJX426

I may need to be calibrated but..... The...

I may need to be calibrated but..... The referenced replacement is a through axle, hence the 142/12. Not a fit if your DO is designed for a 10mm axle.
05-14-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By SJX426

I think this is the one area that does not have...

I think this is the one area that does not have much attention given. It is always a challenge to ensure there isn't an abrupt change in direction of the cable.
I went round and round when building...
05-13-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By SJX426

You might order a can of Kroil too.

You might order a can of Kroil too.
05-13-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By SJX426

Get a wall paper tray for OA bath.

Get a wall paper tray for OA bath.
05-13-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By SJX426

Any De Rosa for $100 is a killer deal. Nice parts...

Any De Rosa for $100 is a killer deal. Nice parts on there too, although clean up may be a bit challenging! I would have pee'd in my pants if I ran across this deal.
05-13-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By SJX426

Mostly Italian BBs

Mostly Italian BBs
05-13-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By SJX426

Not as long a trip as yours but I did 150 miles...

Not as long a trip as yours but I did 150 miles round trip with a broken arm in a brace to get my Colnago. It was on my bucket list mostly because of the info learned on BF. Slightly too small but I...
05-12-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By SJX426

Did you check the frame alignment? I agree...

Did you check the frame alignment?

I agree with Insidious C.
05-11-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 61,646
Views: 9,309,605
Posted By SJX426

I live there! Too bad it is just a tad too small.

I live there! Too bad it is just a tad too small.
05-09-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

I I don't know. Just ordered one. I sent...

I

I don't know. Just ordered one. I sent measurements to Silca and they tole me I needed the 272 which is way too big. I can still upgrade my other chuck with it.
05-09-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

I rarely use mine. I still have not found the...

I rarely use mine. I still have not found the correct gasket for the head. It goes on and I am able to pump a tire up to the desired pressure, but the valve has to be forced deep in to the head.
The...
05-09-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By SJX426

Have two 70s.

Have two 70s.
05-08-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 204,077
Posted By SJX426

genejockey - You probably have not read all the...

genejockey - You probably have not read all the posts in this thread! Somewhere deep in the content is this link
http://picasaweb.google.com/DiabloScottsBikeBlog/FoldingATubularTire#
This is the...
05-07-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 73,517
Posted By SJX426

Well..... if a half is good then a quarter might...

Well..... if a half is good then a quarter might be even better!
05-06-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,515
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5675/20734004610_798...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5675/20734004610_798b3befab_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xAccd7)P1030228 (https://flic.kr/p/xAccd7) on Flickr...
05-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 838
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/7723/17353768315_cf6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7723/17353768315_cf6c05a262_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sruAHZ)P1020906 (https://flic.kr/p/sruAHZ)\ on Flickr...
05-05-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,386
Posted By SJX426

For long distances I was using a Yakima rear...

For long distances I was using a Yakima rear hitch rack. It can be configured for either 2 or 4 bikes. The "car" is a 2000 Grand Cherokee. I have also hauled my tandem on the same with care to watch...
05-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 820
Posted By SJX426

There is a big difference between rain in the NW...

There is a big difference between rain in the NW and rain in the east. Here in the east it is a heavy downpoor that will get you soaked to the bone in 15 sec.
The ifirst year here, after 30+ in...
05-03-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,342
Posted By SJX426

Wildwood - Thanks for the update! Great looking...

Wildwood - Thanks for the update! Great looking bike. Obviously you haven't changed the post! I did as the Chorus post was too short for the length I needed so did the Miche. Even so, I would trade...
05-03-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,066
Posted By SJX426

No new ones to post from 3 years ago, #29 above.

No new ones to post from 3 years ago, #29 above.
05-03-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,066
Posted By SJX426

No new blue ones to add from 3 years ago!

No new blue ones to add from 3 years ago!
05-03-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,363
Posted By SJX426

Dannyboy21 - My Pinarello Montello came with 8V...

Dannyboy21 - My Pinarello Montello came with 8V DA all around except the HS. It was a crisp DT index that was a joy to ride and shift

One day I was climbing a hill and the FD shifted to the big...
05-02-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By SJX426

The threads on the NDS is for a drum brake....

The threads on the NDS is for a drum brake. Definitely a tandem wheel. I have one.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3679/11465878193_e0d5a7ab52_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/itcC84)Open Drum_Arai...
05-01-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,451
Posted By SJX426

I didn't think I had any bikes to contribute but...

I didn't think I had any bikes to contribute but I think these qualify even though three are in the raw until paint.

https://live.staticflickr.com/3843/14587295865_88b06c2fe9_4k.jpg...
05-01-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,121
Posted By SJX426

Yeah, I have been looking at them for over a...

Yeah, I have been looking at them for over a year, hoping to find a good enough reason to get one. Even saved the sight as a favorite. I have been debating the black vs silver on the post and stem....
05-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,121
Posted By SJX426

All the time! The need always flollows the want! ...

All the time! The need always flollows the want!
The most extended build of wants Is this:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50091401123_4199841744_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jjpwoX)late...
04-30-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By SJX426

CV-6 - Why not replace the axle?

CV-6 - Why not replace the axle?
04-30-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By SJX426

Note that the skewer nuts are Tipo and not...

Note that the skewer nuts are Tipo and not record.

Nice looking set.
04-30-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By SJX426

Pina Rello - My vote is no, it is not a...

Pina Rello - My vote is no, it is not a Pinarello. The seat stay caps are not the typical ones you see and the fork crown is not either. The bottom bracket is off too.
What markings are on the drop...
04-30-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By SJX426

Thomas Z - Good find! My Montello came with DA...

Thomas Z - Good find! My Montello came with DA 740x components. Like P!N20 stated it was hard to endorse and ride. In my case, it was indexed 8V. Shifted extremely well and I really enjoyed the...
04-27-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,959
Posted By SJX426

"My" wheels have not broken a spoke...

"My" wheels have not broken a spoke either!
04-27-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,959
Posted By SJX426

jimmuller - I feel a difference when a spoke...

jimmuller - I feel a difference when a spoke breaks on the rear wheel! The wheel will not turn from the rubbing on the brake pad!
04-23-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 22,133
Posted By SJX426

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set...

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set with headset, brakes, crankset and stuck seat post for $50. The stash burped up the stem, handlbar, tape, brake leavers, post, and saddle. The wallet...
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