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12-02-18, 08:23 PM
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Posted By superstring

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-02-18, 12:27 PM
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Posted By superstring

Me for one. I like 'em :) ...

Me for one. I like 'em :)

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09-23-18, 02:09 PM
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Posted By superstring

Love the pictures, especially the two black and...

Love the pictures, especially the two black and white ones!
09-12-18, 11:08 AM
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Posted By superstring

Thanks! Yeah, the Kelly Take-offs are great. :)

Thanks! Yeah, the Kelly Take-offs are great. :)
09-10-18, 11:07 AM
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Posted By superstring

Hey Squeeze, your bike was the one that inspired...

Hey Squeeze, your bike was the one that inspired my purchase of the Midge bar for my bike. I really like them!
09-07-18, 02:28 PM
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Posted By superstring

Since I last posted (awhile ago!) the bike, a...

Since I last posted (awhile ago!) the bike, a Bridgestone MB-2, has undergone a few changes:

- Midge On-One bars
- Paul Cross Levers
- Chris King Headset
- 80mm Nitto Stem
- Eric Koski...
09-03-18, 04:09 PM
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Posted By superstring

I see you're in Hungary. Unfortunately for me a...

I see you're in Hungary. Unfortunately for me a quick search didn't turn up any Peruzzo Marte dealers in North America :-( But thanks for the info anyway!
09-03-18, 02:44 PM
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Posted By superstring

Hi vp1337, just wondering what kind of wall mount...

Hi vp1337, just wondering what kind of wall mount that is? Thanks.
07-10-18, 01:19 PM
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Posted By superstring

Hey guys, sorry for being so dense! My brain...

Hey guys, sorry for being so dense! My brain obviously wasn't in gear yesterday. I understand what you were getting at, now :o
07-09-18, 03:27 PM
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Posted By superstring

Hi, wsteve, I've already addressed this in a...

Hi, wsteve, I've already addressed this in a previous post.
07-09-18, 03:25 PM
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Posted By superstring

So it does have internal teeth, if I understand...

So it does have internal teeth, if I understand what you're saying. (If you're suggesting that it only has teeth on the bottom (ie the seat cutter) then, once again, how does it cut the" shoulder"?)
07-09-18, 03:11 PM
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Posted By superstring

Sure, but how does it do it without internal...

Sure, but how does it do it without internal teeth? Are you saying it reduces the diameter by pressure alone?
07-09-18, 02:48 PM
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Posted By superstring

How does it "work to reduce the diameter of the...

How does it "work to reduce the diameter of the shoulder" without the internal teeth? (Park does say that "The CRC-1 is a professional quality machining tool for milling both the outer edge and...
07-09-18, 02:26 PM
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Posted By superstring

I think they are all like this, otherwise they...

I think they are all like this, otherwise they wouldn't work!
07-09-18, 09:28 AM
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Posted By superstring

Hey, branko, thanks for the feedback. In the end...

Hey, branko, thanks for the feedback. In the end I took my forks to a machinist and he refaced the crown seat using a lathe. I just couldn't justify the cost of the CRC-1 even though my motto is "a...
05-10-18, 06:11 PM
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Posted By superstring

John Barnett's bike mechanic's course. Can't say...

John Barnett's bike mechanic's course. Can't say enough good things about this course.

https://www.bbinstitute.com/
05-07-18, 07:16 PM
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Posted By superstring

Sure wax is clean but what I don't understand is...

Sure wax is clean but what I don't understand is that, once the wax is displaced, it won't flow back into the area that needs lubrication. No?
05-07-18, 05:17 PM
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Posted By superstring

Wow! Beautiful job, TenGrainBread! (I'd like to...

Wow! Beautiful job, TenGrainBread! (I'd like to get an LD stem for my MTB conversion but I probably need to find a custom builder to do the job as I need a 22.2mm steerer clamp and a 25.4 handlebar...
04-01-18, 11:14 AM
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Posted By superstring

Great looking bike, Greg! :thumb:

Great looking bike, Greg! :thumb:
03-29-18, 01:47 PM
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Posted By superstring

For the headset, for sure. You should be able to...

For the headset, for sure. You should be able to get another ball or two in there without the cage(s).
03-12-18, 12:39 PM
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Posted By superstring

Jeez, that looks nice! :love: Should have...

Jeez, that looks nice! :love:

Should have the final iteration of my MB-2 on the road soon.
03-05-18, 01:35 PM
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Posted By superstring

Pictures, please! :thumb:

Pictures, please! :thumb:
02-28-18, 05:57 PM
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Posted By superstring

I have that exact derailler in very good shape...

I have that exact derailler in very good shape and I'd consider selling it, if you're interested (or anyone else). :)
02-26-18, 01:48 PM
02-26-18, 11:46 AM
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Posted By superstring

Source for vintage Cannondale replaceable shifter bosses?

Hey Guys

I'm looking for a set of (replaceable) shifter bosses for a mid-90s Cannondale road frame. So far I've phoned Cannondale, looked on eBay and checked with local bike shops. No luck.
...
01-29-18, 03:11 PM
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Posted By superstring

Silly me!:o Of course!

Silly me!:o Of course!
01-28-18, 02:44 PM
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Posted By superstring

I don't know about "whacking" it (not at first,...

I don't know about "whacking" it (not at first, anyway), but I would tap it with a rubber mallet (or a regular hammer and a block of wood, as you say). Increase force as necessary. A bit of...
12-05-17, 02:00 PM
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Posted By superstring

+2 :thumb: Nice to see others using Midge...

+2 :thumb:

Nice to see others using Midge bars; I love mine!
11-29-17, 01:09 PM
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Posted By superstring

Nice! Great picture too!

Nice! Great picture too!
11-22-17, 06:33 PM
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Posted By superstring

The problems mentioned above are solved with...

The problems mentioned above are solved with Barnett's Manual. I can personally attest to the excellence of this manual. I've owned a few others, including some that have been mentioned here and,...
11-22-17, 12:56 PM
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Posted By superstring

You guys are hilarious! :p I soak my...

You guys are hilarious! :p

I soak my chains in mineral spirits, scrub with a toothbrush, then soak in Coleman Fuel (White gas) to get rid of the residue. Hang to dry. Easy.
11-13-17, 01:50 PM
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Posted By superstring

No, I had it re-sprayed. Here's a pic from...

No, I had it re-sprayed. Here's a pic from earlier this year. I've made a few changes since then.
11-13-17, 12:45 PM
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Posted By superstring

Very nice! I'll have to post some updated pics...

Very nice! I'll have to post some updated pics of my 1990 MB-2 soon. :)
10-10-17, 07:49 PM
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Posted By superstring

No one said the FRAME was carbon fiber.

No one said the FRAME was carbon fiber.
09-21-17, 06:35 PM
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Posted By superstring

Aha! I should have read your original post more...

Aha! I should have read your original post more thoroughly! :o
09-20-17, 05:30 PM
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Posted By superstring

That Unior tensiometer looks for all intents and...

That Unior tensiometer looks for all intents and purposes indentical to the Park TM-1. :foo:
09-18-17, 04:44 PM
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Posted By superstring

^ That's pretty cool. Good job!

^ That's pretty cool. Good job!
09-11-17, 01:52 PM
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Posted By superstring

I can see one now. :) The other 2 have a notice...

I can see one now. :) The other 2 have a notice from Photobucket to update your account to enable "3rd party hosting". ???:foo:
09-11-17, 11:33 AM
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Posted By superstring

Can't see your images, sleutho. :(

Can't see your images, sleutho. :(
07-10-17, 04:39 PM
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Posted By superstring

Very nice! I like the colour. :thumb:

Very nice! I like the colour. :thumb:
07-07-17, 03:54 PM
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Posted By superstring

Time to update your Photobucket account! ;)

Time to update your Photobucket account! ;)
06-19-17, 03:45 PM
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Posted By superstring

I have never had a problem with seatpost...

I have never had a problem with seatpost corrosion in 30 years of cycling and doing my own maintenance. A light coat of grease and the proper torque on the SP bolt should be all you need. If not,...
05-19-17, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,050
Posted By superstring

Thanks, Andy. Yeah, I kinda figure the Park...

Thanks, Andy. Yeah, I kinda figure the Park cutter isn't as high quality as, say, a VAR cutter but I can only justify so much expenditure (my wife comes into this ;) ) and since I probably won't be...
05-19-17, 04:52 PM
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Views: 1,050
Posted By superstring

A man after my own heart! :thumb:

A man after my own heart! :thumb:
05-19-17, 03:22 PM
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Views: 1,050
Posted By superstring

Thanks for the replies. I want to mill the...

Thanks for the replies. I want to mill the collar size smaller AND face the seat. Yeah, I could get a LBS to do it but, after a few bad experiences, I'd rather do it myself. Good bike mechanics...
05-19-17, 01:45 PM
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Views: 1,050
Posted By superstring

Park CRC-1 Crown Race Cutter

Has anyone had any experience with this reaming/facing tool? It looks good but I can't find any reviews online. Thanks
05-07-17, 07:05 PM
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Posted By superstring

^^ Excellent, informative post, FBinNY. :thumb:

^^ Excellent, informative post, FBinNY. :thumb:
04-30-17, 09:13 PM
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Posted By superstring

Very nice to be sure! Looks like they don't make...

Very nice to be sure! Looks like they don't make it anymore and used ones are $$$.

I have an old, folding Wheelsmith dishing tool which is perfectly adequate, but I haven't kept up with what's...
04-14-17, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By superstring

I would recommend Barnett's Manual DX. I took...

I would recommend Barnett's Manual DX. I took John Barnett's bike mechanics training course in 1992 and, since most of the bike work I do these days is on "vintage" machines, I still use the edition...
03-29-17, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By superstring

This article by Jim Langley might be of interest:...

This article by Jim Langley might be of interest:

Jim Langley's Bicycle Beat: SHOPTALK: Making a bike workshop toolboard...
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