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05-15-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,337
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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...
05-14-21, 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.
05-13-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
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...
05-09-21, 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.
05-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 844
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...
04-30-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
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: 1,960
Posted By SJX426

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

"My" wheels have not broken a spoke either!
04-23-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 22,135
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...
04-23-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,960
Posted By SJX426

The op asked for a risk assessment. My take is...

The op asked for a risk assessment. My take is that the likelihood of failure is about a 2 (20-40%) on a scale of 1-5. Impact is could be severe so I would give it a 5. PI score of 19 or medium high...
04-23-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,404
Posted By SJX426

Occasionally back in 1970. Again in 1997. ...

Occasionally back in 1970. Again in 1997.
https://live.staticflickr.com/4229/35314850105_5bdc52f6de_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX)PBPeugeot (https://flic.kr/p/VNDQzX) on Flickr
04-21-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By SJX426

Andy_K Know of Sexton Mtn. Lived on the north...

Andy_K Know of Sexton Mtn. Lived on the north side of Cooper Mtn off 185th. I would commute to Hilsboro from there with nearly a 300 ft gain in 4 blocks going up 179th. Newspaper route to get up the...
04-13-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By SJX426

You could close the calipers and remove the yoke...

You could close the calipers and remove the yoke cable. Of course the lever cable might make it difficult. Otherwise just run narrow tires, like 21mm!
04-11-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17,250
Views: 1,853,956
Posted By SJX426

My wife has been using the Nordictrak Bike for...

My wife has been using the Nordictrak Bike for the last 3-4 weeks. She suggested I go for a ride today. After telling her I was going to go on Lee Dr. she asked to go with. She did almost 7 miles,...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,088
Posted By SJX426

What is your source! I get the points you...

What is your source!

I get the points you made in the rest of the post from above and happen to agree. I haven't built that many or as often as I will be. Purchased a Hozan thread roller a couple...
04-04-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By SJX426

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it...

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it is from the mid to late 1800s. It was a family watch.
https://live.staticflickr.com/2876/11979811204_347ce107e2_4k.jpg...
03-31-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,252
Posted By SJX426

Numenor - Thanks for the update. When measuring...

Numenor - Thanks for the update. When measuring holes, the dimension of interest is center to center. In this case just measure from the "bottom" of one hole to the "bottom" of the other. Hole...
03-31-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By SJX426

merziac - Had my chance and being unemployed at...

merziac - Had my chance and being unemployed at the time with multiple injuries from interference with a car resulting in $62K of medical, I passed.
I don't know Andy but have met him once or twice...
03-31-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By SJX426

xiaoman1 - They are not drop outs but fork ends....

xiaoman1 - They are not drop outs but fork ends. Track bikes do not use drop outs. A drop out is used when the wheel can be removed, then the chain. Fork ends required the chain be removed from the...
03-30-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By SJX426

I kept it in a box for a couple of months until a...

I kept it in a box for a couple of months until a set of wheels was acquired. Then it hung next to the red Langster for several months as it was periodically built. Then after the build it took...
03-26-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By SJX426

The wheels picked up for the De Rosa were matched...

The wheels picked up for the De Rosa were matched except two different Campagnolo skewers. I think the rear one was matched to the hub but a bit scratched up. My solution was to buy yet another...
03-24-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 950
Posted By SJX426

i am only comfortable finding speed! It is a long...

i am only comfortable finding speed! It is a long hard search!
03-24-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,987
Posted By SJX426

my submission. When I was commuting, I decided it...

my submission. When I was commuting, I decided it was time to be able to run in the rain. 26x2.3 tires under the largest Bike Planet fenders. They are not suppose to fit. required a good fender line...
03-22-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By SJX426

lajt - Quality housing is provided by Jagwire,...

lajt - Quality housing is provided by Jagwire, Shimano, and my favorite, Campagnolo.
03-18-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 522
Posted By SJX426

I don't see it on the hub, 2nd video. The...

I don't see it on the hub, 2nd video. The tracking of the threads make it difficult The "unwinding" makes the space where the threads start look like it is off but if you look at the outside edge of...
03-18-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By SJX426

They will work without cleats. All "rat trap"...

They will work without cleats. All "rat trap" pedals do.

I have thought about getting the Vittoria shoes. I am concerned that since they are Italian, they may be too narrow. Cost is another...
03-18-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By SJX426

Harbor Freight has a nice one. keep the SO...

Harbor Freight has a nice one.
keep the SO happy and don't touch it.
The HF puts out a lot more heat.
03-17-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,091
Posted By SJX426

I think you can tell how much a bike is used by...

I think you can tell how much a bike is used by how deep the groves are. Wish there was a depth to years/miles/shift chart!
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03-16-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,917
Posted By SJX426

I really don't have an opinion as it is an...

I really don't have an opinion as it is an option. Disk are becoming C&V, as hard as it may be to accept a moving line.

I bought a Rock Hopper, before my exposure or knowledge of this forum, back...
03-11-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

I tried mine again today, the older one. I...

I tried mine again today, the older one. I discovered that I was not pushing it on the valve far enough. Once I had a good engagement, I was able to pump it up to 125 with the gauge indicating 120....
03-11-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17,250
Views: 1,853,956
Posted By SJX426

Back story is found mostly here: 1984 Trek 760...

Back story is found mostly here: 1984 Trek 760 Build - Finally - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1217145-1984-trek-760-build-finally.html)
I am currently using it as a "mule"...
03-11-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17,250
Views: 1,853,956
Posted By SJX426

No pics. Just took out the 760 for an 8 miler as...

No pics. Just took out the 760 for an 8 miler as a test run. Wow. Nice bike! Frame looks like crap but I can see this as a n=1!
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03-05-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,345
Posted By SJX426

Thanks for the link! I have these to try out. ...

Thanks for the link!
I have these to try out.
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03-05-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,980
Posted By SJX426

One of the reasons, though not a big one, why I...

One of the reasons, though not a big one, why I picked Campagnolo Ergos. Replacing looping brake cable for looping shift cables didn't make sense to me....
03-05-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,345
Posted By SJX426

I ordered a Miche Super Type in black back in...

I ordered a Miche Super Type in black back in Dec. Showed up yesterday
finished installation this morning. This is what I did
Nearly every component on the bike is Record level stuff or better with...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By SJX426

yeah, 71 and 72 it was the top of the line and...

yeah, 71 and 72 it was the top of the line and looked pretty good:
https://live.staticflickr.com/7375/11466176905_de9a7d7056_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ite9Vg)1972 Motobecane Le Champion 24"...
03-04-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,167
Posted By SJX426

Sorry for the mix up. It is always a crap shoot....

Sorry for the mix up. It is always a crap shoot. Most times they get it right.
I would, at least, let them know. What does your order/invoice have on it?
03-04-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 677
Posted By SJX426

Chorus Monoplanars - Note the sharp curve above...

Chorus Monoplanars - Note the sharp curve above the brake pad. Athena and a couple of others are shaped differently. Pad can be obtained form KoolStop....
03-02-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

qcpmsame - Check ebay. My source. I picked this...

qcpmsame - Check ebay. My source. I picked this one because it was the lowest price and looked like it hadn't been use for years. Also because of the color and Columbus tube!
03-02-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

I picked this up several years ago at the...

I picked this up several years ago at the Recyclery in Portland OR for about $50 NOS. Been using it since and just recently checked the check valve, which wasn't working well. Now it works better...
03-02-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

Yup! It works! I was looking for a pump to...

Yup! It works!

I was looking for a pump to use as a new nightstand lamp. This is too good as is to mess it up.
03-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,858
Posted By SJX426

C&V Silca Pump - Next?

So I decided to look for an older Silca floor pump. Found it. Moltini orange and Columbus tube. It works too! I guess it was in storage for awhile. It is well used and an interesting artifact.The...
03-01-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By SJX426

I am with John E. but I would go with Universal...

I am with John E. but I would go with Universal Mod 61 center pulls. Campy close to period.
03-01-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,156
Posted By SJX426

For Mike_Kelly ...

For Mike_Kelly
https://live.staticflickr.com/7414/11466299386_a59c5d9187_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iteMk1)2008-06-07 15.40.51 (https://flic.kr/p/iteMk1) on Flickr...
03-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By SJX426

Was the rear spacing changed to go along with the...

Was the rear spacing changed to go along with the braze-on cable stops?
03-01-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By SJX426

Stella...r

Stella...r
03-01-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,980
Posted By SJX426

My first aero lever set up was an attempt to...

My first aero lever set up was an attempt to "Modernize" my fairly new Colnago at the time. The first impression was that there was a big open hole in front of me! Really hard to get past that. I...
02-26-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By SJX426

SurferRosa - LOL My bike is using tubulars! Not...

SurferRosa - LOL My bike is using tubulars! Not much choice where the labels are, only which side!

Now I will have to check if I mounted the front wheel backwards when I replaced the skewer!
...
02-26-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By SJX426

Yup: ...

Yup:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50076231631_95328e569e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ji4M2Z)P1030546 (https://flic.kr/p/2ji4M2Z) on Flickr...
02-25-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By SJX426

bbader - have you tried to replace the washer...

bbader - have you tried to replace the washer with the mount?
02-25-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By SJX426

obstando - Add pictures to your albums in your...

obstando - Add pictures to your albums in your profile.

Gorgeous bike!
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