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12-06-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By dedhed

https://vintagevelore-cycling.com/another-master-p...

https://vintagevelore-cycling.com/another-master-piece-by-family-taverna-vetta/

​​​​​​https://www-vetta-it.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=it&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc
...
12-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By dedhed

FYI *poll *senile

FYI
*poll
*senile
12-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By dedhed

Topographic maps have been doing that for...

Topographic maps have been doing that for centuries.

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/q7cx/Rosarito/

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/wfcb/Li%C3%A8ge/
11-30-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,040
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/7...

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/796978-paint-revitalization.html
...
11-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,140
Posted By dedhed

Tires can be changed

Tires can be changed
11-27-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,764
Posted By dedhed

I own a few bikes and the only one I can tell you...

I own a few bikes and the only one I can tell you for sure what the gearing is the Gran Prix with 52/42 and 14/24 6s freewheel.
I just shift to different gears when it "feels right" either up or...
11-27-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 511
Posted By dedhed

Shimano makes road flat bar shifters so you can...

Shimano makes road flat bar shifters so you can use your existing front derailleur.

​​​​​​https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/sora-r3000/SL-R3030-L.html
11-26-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,391
Posted By dedhed

From the looks of things, you should have hot...

From the looks of things, you should have hot mulled wine in there not tea
11-26-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

https://wb8nbs.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/rust-remov...

https://wb8nbs.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/rust-removal-using-electrolysis/

https://youtu.be/fE2fau_gXRw
11-23-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By dedhed

This is the "go to" before drilling...

This is the "go to" before drilling anything
11-17-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By dedhed

I've not seen "washers". The nut or bolt holding...

I've not seen "washers". The nut or bolt holding the crank arm on usually has an enlarged head.
...
11-16-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,668
Posted By dedhed

I have a white bike, but being my commuter you...

I have a white bike, but being my commuter you could probably consider it a fleet vehicle. FWIW our fleet vehicles at work are mostly municipal yellow.

...
11-15-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,668
Posted By dedhed

Mr. Markets? Just make sure it's not FIAT money,...

Mr. Markets? Just make sure it's not FIAT money, gold would be even better.
11-15-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,668
Posted By dedhed

I've been here a long time and have no one on...

I've been here a long time and have no one on ignore. Thick skin and the ability to just scroll on by seems to work.
11-15-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By dedhed

Just adding sources of information. Guys...

Just adding sources of information.

Guys like Randy, Bill, and Jim have shipped (and received) literally hundreds of bikes worldwide so have seen pretty much everything that can go wrong and how...
11-15-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/825368-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/825368-full-bike-packing-assistance-needed-please-help.html

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/943545-shipping-thread.html
...
11-12-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-ga...

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/
11-11-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344d452697:g:118AAOSw1p1eP3Zy

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/p/1100103030?iid=185122901441...
11-10-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By dedhed

Except that video isn't a UN 51. No LBS is going...

Except that video isn't a UN 51. No LBS is going to disassemble a UN 51 cartridge and service it when a $20 UN 26 et al is a 10 minute job. Certainly not cost effectively even if they did. It's kind...
11-09-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By dedhed

UN 51 is a sealed cartridge unit. LBS isn't going...

UN 51 is a sealed cartridge unit. LBS isn't going to take it apart and will replace with a UN 55 or more likely UN 26 or UN300. Better to just run the existing until it gives trouble
11-09-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,391
Posted By dedhed

While I've put warm water in an insulated water...

While I've put warm water in an insulated water bottle it wasn't an issue, I use one of these when I'm serious. Fits fine in a bottle cage....
11-05-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,413
Posted By dedhed

Well that's one way to blow you off

Well that's one way to blow you off
11-05-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,359
Posted By dedhed

Plenty of people give bikes away, they just want...

Plenty of people give bikes away, they just want them gone.
10-31-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By dedhed

I have tens of thousands of miles on Shimano...

I have tens of thousands of miles on Shimano Ultegra and LX RD without replacing a jockey wheel.
10-31-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By dedhed

If a guy wanted to pay the shipping from Finland...

If a guy wanted to pay the shipping from Finland I'm sure Yellow Jersey would do it.
10-31-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,356
Posted By dedhed

A 10 speed wheel won't fit in your 7 speed frame....

A 10 speed wheel won't fit in your 7 speed frame.
It's a Kent - ride the crap out of it until it dies and buy a better bike
10-30-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By dedhed

Hard Pass.

Hard Pass.
10-30-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By dedhed

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/hub-parts.html

https://wheelsmfg.com/products/hub-parts.html
10-28-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,559
Posted By dedhed

New Thread title needed. Don't you just love...

New Thread title needed.
Don't you just love it when noobs start a bunch of stupid threads in their first month of activity?
10-27-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By dedhed

Isn't this the point of insurance?

Isn't this the point of insurance?
10-25-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 932
Posted By dedhed

With your level of knowledge I don't recommend...

With your level of knowledge I don't recommend doing drop bars and certainly not without a lot of research on compatibility or a limited budget.
A. The brakes are linear pull lever pull which few...
10-25-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By dedhed

I've found for myself personally, that when a...

I've found for myself personally, that when a specialized expensive tool is needed, I just pay the LBS to do it. Things like chasing & facing or freewheel tool I'll never need again. Probably maybe a...
10-25-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,216
Posted By dedhed

https://www.thebiketube.com/sites/default/files/im...

https://www.thebiketube.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/large400w/tutorials/chainwear.jpg




https://www.sheldonbrown.com/images/chain_wornpin.gif
10-25-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By dedhed

I've cut up Goodwill leather coats and made bar...

I've cut up Goodwill leather coats and made bar tape.
10-24-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302-50-ways-remove-stuck-seatpost.html

...
10-24-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

And then file off the tab

And then file off the tab
10-24-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By dedhed

To my knowledge Raleigh never produced a titanium...

To my knowledge Raleigh never produced a titanium bicycle.
10-23-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,216
Posted By dedhed

This is probably a more realistic cable stretch...

This is probably a more realistic cable stretch calculator for bicycles than the link.

https://www.spaceagecontrol.com/calcstre.htm?MA%5B0%5D=1&MA%5B2%5D=33&MA%5B1%5D=0.157&Submit=Calculate
10-23-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,216
Posted By dedhed

Chains do not actually "stretch" but wear on the...

Chains do not actually "stretch" but wear on the pins and rollers lengthens them.
10-23-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By dedhed

Doh front. ...

Doh front.
​​​​​​https://www.celebrazio.net/bicycling/shimano/road_compatibility_front_shimano_jp_2008.pdf
10-23-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By dedhed

Except for that pesky ocean between the OP and...

Except for that pesky ocean between the OP and Harbor Freight
10-22-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,050
Posted By dedhed

Two of my favorites minutes away ...

Two of my favorites minutes away

https://www.interurbantrail.com/...
10-21-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 958
Posted By dedhed

Those were transfer case levers. One engaged the...

Those were transfer case levers. One engaged the front axle and the second shifted the transfer case into low/neutral/high. Low range should only be used in 1st & reverse so you didn't break things....
10-12-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,401
Posted By dedhed

Are you saying a state that covers 10 degrees of...

Are you saying a state that covers 10 degrees of latitude and longitude and 15K feet of elevation change might have varied weather? :)
10-12-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,450
Posted By dedhed

All of those things are going to require more...

All of those things are going to require more hardware and larger batteries to run them as well as some sort of control module.
Will it pass the weight weenie test?
10-11-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,926
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/UijhbHvxWrA

https://youtu.be/UijhbHvxWrA
10-10-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By dedhed

559 come in nutted or recessed. nutted 539...

559 come in nutted or recessed.

nutted 539 are out there.
​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/itm/164632593094
10-10-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics...

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1239851-max-air-pressure-innertube.html
10-09-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By dedhed

Wash it, good pictures, realistic price, frame...

Wash it, good pictures, realistic price, frame measurements
10-09-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By dedhed

It's a small one.

It's a small one.
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