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06-25-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Soody

Beautiful bike. I like to just trim a wine cork...

Beautiful bike. I like to just trim a wine cork for missing stem caps

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06-22-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,889
Posted By Soody

bridge past the hydro scheme to get to the hot...

bridge past the hydro scheme to get to the hot pools in Tokaanu

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06-22-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 1,889
Posted By Soody

couple swing bridges in my 18 km loop along the...

couple swing bridges in my 18 km loop along the Tongariro river

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06-15-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 39,180
Posted By Soody

soody is short for pseudonym

soody is short for pseudonym
06-15-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By Soody

That's a nice bike for sure. Imo the most...

That's a nice bike for sure.
Imo the most important things are the size is right for you, and you like the paint.
I think it's a really nice color. I'd be less into restoring it, and more into...
06-15-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By Soody

no picture of the whole bike?

no picture of the whole bike?
06-15-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By Soody

pic assist ...

pic assist
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06-14-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Soody

The ideal piece of hardware, a recessed nut with...

The ideal piece of hardware, a recessed nut with a thread on the back of it doesn't exist as far as i know. You could make one by welding a bolt to the back of a recessed nut. Then tighten the...
06-14-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,504
Posted By Soody

sweet bike btw i like the blue tape

sweet bike btw
i like the blue tape
06-14-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,504
Posted By Soody

Seeing as you're using it mostly as a bailout and...

Seeing as you're using it mostly as a bailout and walking some hills, i'd try to find a 39t inner ring for the crank. Give you a better/lower hill gear. Imo it doesn't have to be biopace.
06-11-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Soody

new campag square taper cartridge units are still...

new campag square taper cartridge units are still in production
you can get 102 chorus, 111, or 115.5 centaur

I've had a couple of the 111 centaur ones. Not bad but wore out quicker than i'd...
06-11-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,768
Posted By Soody

picked up a new project today ...

picked up a new project today

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06-09-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,371
Posted By Soody

sweet shed. love those clerestory windows

sweet shed. love those clerestory windows
06-06-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Soody

lets see pics

lets see pics
06-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Soody

looks cool and its fun

looks cool and its fun
06-06-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Soody

It's quite a lot of work converting because you...

It's quite a lot of work converting because you probably should re-space the axle and re-dish the wheel to get a straight chainline
It's not quite as nice imo but a cassette wheel is much easier to...
06-06-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By Soody

If you're happy destroying it, and don't want to...

If you're happy destroying it, and don't want to buy any special tools, do this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsVL1XqZve8
06-06-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 684
Posted By Soody

Kool stop eagles as mentioned are amazing and...

Kool stop eagles as mentioned are amazing and worth it, but the other thing you can do is run the brake pads along a file or sand block to get to fresh rubber (easy to feel with a fingernail, and...
06-06-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 684
Posted By Soody

It's traditional to set up a rear brake with a...

It's traditional to set up a rear brake with a longer straddle cable (less mechanical advantage), and shimano stock link wire lengths reflect this.
(my) Reasoning is less mechanical advantage...
06-06-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,367
Posted By Soody

+1 polished shimano dual pivots the grey...

+1 polished shimano dual pivots
the grey tricolor ones are always appropriate too imo

small note, there's a blip for shimano brakes were they didn't have much clearance. I don't know if this...
06-06-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 976
Posted By Soody

What are you looking for? More reach, more...

What are you looking for? More reach, more height, more hand positions?
06-04-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Soody

gorgeous bike :thumb:

gorgeous bike :thumb:
06-04-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,768
Posted By Soody

night run for okonomoyaki and beers ...

night run for okonomoyaki and beers

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06-04-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

How does braking work on a tandem anyway? If you...

How does braking work on a tandem anyway? If you jam them both on does the rear wheel lift/lock up?
06-04-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

Cheers : ) BMX grips are good stuff. I love...

Cheers : )
BMX grips are good stuff. I love Ourys, probably my favorite grip, though those are oldschool/ not long.
I went even longer with 180mm scooter grips. They're really nice and were quite...
06-04-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

Interesting thanks. I will try a 9spd chain if i...

Interesting thanks. I will try a 9spd chain if i go to the accushift shifters. I'm using a sram 870 8 speed chain now, that seems to work well in friction
06-04-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

How do you like em? I never really thought cantis...

How do you like em? I never really thought cantis with kool stops were lacking power so i don't see the point and i love how well nice cantis modulate.
Unless it's muddy downhill trail riding in...
06-03-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

nearly finished, it rides really nice. got some...

nearly finished, it rides really nice.
got some 180mm grips from a scooter shop
...
06-02-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

the cable head is different pic from an rj...

the cable head is different
pic from an rj video on it
mine are like this too:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTGza7Lw2Q4
...
06-01-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By Soody

browsing here i am desensitized to amazing bikes...

browsing here i am desensitized to amazing bikes but that one wow that is SO nice :thumb:
05-30-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Soody

Why not set toe with brake pads that can set toe?...

Why not set toe with brake pads that can set toe? Are new brake pads really that offensive
...
05-26-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By Soody

those colors/graphics look -awesome-

those colors/graphics look -awesome-
05-26-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

I have the suntour/pederson 'self energizing''...

I have the suntour/pederson 'self energizing'' cantis.
grip area is 180mm so tape or long scooter grips, iunno, or what color, suggestions?
Tires are original panaracer marked 'national tyre co',...
05-26-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

Interesting. Is a part of that do you reckon not...

Interesting. Is a part of that do you reckon not having a floating jockey wheel? The jockey wheel bearings are stupidly nice but i was wondering if i should try and modify/replace the top one so it...
05-25-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Soody

You just need two 2.5mm spacers, preferably...

You just need two 2.5mm spacers, preferably metal.
Only 1 if the NDS cup isn't flanged.

It's the same size as cassette spacers.
05-24-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,587,343
Posted By Soody

what a gorgeous frame

what a gorgeous frame
05-24-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 28,956
Posted By Soody

many gorgeous and sensible bikes in here this...

many gorgeous and sensible bikes in here
this dumb setup lasted for about a week
...
05-23-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Soody

Suntour XC Pro

From an Avanti mtb

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05-19-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,954
Posted By Soody

not a great photo but... bike is finished for...

not a great photo but...
bike is finished for now
back on the road

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thanks...
05-18-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,954
Posted By Soody

bless their hearts

bless their hearts
05-18-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,954
Posted By Soody

Are these serviceable? I can't figure what...

Are these serviceable?
I can't figure what this nut thing even is.

we have the cages/straps for them. They are kinda smooth but a lot of slop. They actually rattle when you bounce the bike.
...
05-18-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,954
Posted By Soody

maybe, probably just junk metal. Those do look...

maybe, probably just junk metal. Those do look the buisiness but im wary of old looking brake pads maybe thats silly. Anyway i sussed it for now.
05-17-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,006
Posted By Soody

just tell people you have a tube in there

just tell people you have a tube in there
05-17-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,445
Posted By Soody

awesome find garish in all the right ways ...

awesome find
garish in all the right ways

i would throw the delta brakes in the trash
05-17-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Soody

I have 44/28 on my marin. It's as you plan, a...

I have 44/28 on my marin. It's as you plan, a triple with the middle ring deleted, and shorter chainring bolts. It shifts really well. I only did it though, because the middle ring was worn. I would...
05-15-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 774
Posted By Soody

You don't need derailer capacity If the rd...

You don't need derailer capacity
If the rd doesn't have enough, the cage will drag on the chain in small/small
if the fd doesn't have enough, the chain will drag on the bottom plate of the fd in...
05-13-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Soody

Yeah, i'll get some. Sorry about asking this i'm...

Yeah, i'll get some. Sorry about asking this i'm overthinking the whole thing.
05-13-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Soody

yeah its pretty cool. Think it came stock on a...

yeah its pretty cool. Think it came stock on a 1981 shogun. Will do
05-12-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By Soody

yes with the pentagram crank

yes with the pentagram crank
05-12-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,265
Posted By Soody

just for example on wiggle conti ultrasports are...

just for example on wiggle conti ultrasports are NZ$30 in 23 and $40 in 25/28
Check out Soma too, they have/had some big discounts on their 23s because it's an abhorent size to their target market.
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