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02-28-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,352
Posted By TPL

semantics = all rims have a INNER wall ....and an...

semantics = all rims have a INNER wall ....and an OUTER wall ...hence, 2 walls !
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'What most people mean when they somewhat casually refer to a rim as 'double wall' is actually a 'box modular'...
02-28-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,262
Posted By TPL

Recently bought a bicycle for the bottom bracket...

Recently bought a bicycle for the bottom bracket ....price was right ....bottom bracket kinda rare
02-27-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By TPL

Park ! ....always reliably overpriced !

Park ! ....always reliably overpriced !
02-26-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By TPL

Glad to see you converted this from being a...

Glad to see you converted this from being a 'downhill racer' by correcting the tilt on the seat
02-26-22, 06:03 PM
02-26-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,549
Posted By TPL

Got a typewriter, cassette player, VHS? ....yes,...

Got a typewriter, cassette player, VHS? ....yes, to each of these, they all still work ....and, I am still able to obtain supplies for them

Same cannot be said for ShimaNO Positron, Pitch 10,...
02-25-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By TPL

Your new photos speak VOLUMES ! Okay now,...

Your new photos speak VOLUMES !

Okay now, that is a MASSIVE amount of rubber you are attempting to squeeze inside the narrow spacing of the flanges of those rims

It may be possible, but this...
02-25-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By TPL

You need hoods for a non-aero old style ( non...

You need hoods for a non-aero old style ( non contoured ) lever = old original style Dia Comp or Weinmann will work

The Rustines pictured will be a 'almost' fit ....they are for a brake lever with...
02-25-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By TPL

Ride it til it dies

Ride it til it dies
02-24-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,742
Posted By TPL

That rear hub looks like a BENDIX ....not...

That rear hub looks like a BENDIX ....not ....Sturmey Archer
02-23-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By TPL

Stem

Stem
02-23-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By TPL

Your rims are 571mm You are trying to force...

Your rims are 571mm

You are trying to force 559mm tires on a too large rim

No go

Either ....get 571mm tires ....or ....559 rims
02-23-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By TPL

Measure the thickness of each spacer Find...

Measure the thickness of each spacer

Find someone in your area who rebuilds pianos

Buy piano wire in your required diameter = thickness

Make your own spacers from the piano wire
02-22-22, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By TPL

That is a really good bicycle It will become...

That is a really good bicycle

It will become the best bicycle in the world if it gets ridden
02-22-22, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By TPL

Obtain the helmet that is equal in value to your...

Obtain the helmet that is equal in value to your head
02-21-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By TPL

Re-thread NOT Rebuild / relace YES

Re-thread NOT

Rebuild / relace YES
02-20-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By TPL

10 x 1 ...., and 10 x 26 = ( Campy thread) are...

10 x 1 ...., and 10 x 26 = ( Campy thread) are NOT interchangeable

Miche hubs use 10 x 26 axles .... Wheels Mfg makes replacement axles in 10 x 26 = ( commopnly available )
02-20-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By TPL

Replacement is likely and soon to come

Replacement is likely and soon to come
02-19-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,409
Posted By TPL

Cannot be made of 'anodized' steel...

Cannot be made of 'anodized' steel ....'dichromate' colored steel = yes
Forum: Commuting
02-18-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
Posted By TPL

Ride that bicycle going uphill into a headwind...

Ride that bicycle going uphill into a headwind with a full moon on Friday the 13th after crossing the path of a black cat and riding underneath a ladder...be sure to take a mirror that you can break...
02-17-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By TPL

Simple fix ....have a skilled welder put it back...

Simple fix ....have a skilled welder put it back together
02-17-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By TPL

Have a friend with a lathe ? Chuck it in a...

Have a friend with a lathe ?

Chuck it in a lathe and wrap it with a scotch brite pad ....voila !, smooth finish

That's a rather inexpensive seatpost ....you could just buy a replacement with a...
02-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By TPL

Not 'spindles' ....they are called 'splines'

Not 'spindles' ....they are called 'splines'
02-17-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By TPL

Shimano Exage = inexpensive

Shimano Exage = inexpensive
02-17-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 742
Posted By TPL

dsbrantjr...

dsbrantjr (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/dsbrantjr-205349.html) ....see his comment above for some common sense, he nailed it !

Kitchen brush from dollar store ....might cost 1.25 now .... (...
02-17-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By TPL

Any tire that has the number 630 on it will fit ...

Any tire that has the number 630 on it will fit

1-3/8 is only 1/8 inch wider than 1-1/4 = 3.175 mm ( not a whole lot, typically )
02-15-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By TPL

Why ?

Why ?
02-15-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By TPL

King headsets are way-crazy overpriced ....other...

King headsets are way-crazy overpriced ....other brands of headsets can be purchased with the attributes of King, but, at a fraction of the price
02-14-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,211
Posted By TPL

Must be that the mechanic who takes care of the...

Must be that the mechanic who takes care of the equipment for the professional team that pays you to ride should be able to just put a new replacement saddle on your bicycle
02-11-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By TPL

Contact SRAM - Truvativ directly ....they can...

Contact SRAM - Truvativ directly ....they can help you
02-11-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By TPL

10 X 1 tap for rear derailleur hanger ....can be...

10 X 1 tap for rear derailleur hanger ....can be used for Campy or Suntour

These taps can be found at a good hardware store or auto parts supplier ....phone around and see who has this at the...
02-10-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By TPL

Whichever is appropriately sized and holds air

Whichever is appropriately sized and holds air
02-08-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By TPL

Smaller chainrings

Smaller chainrings
02-08-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By TPL

Sanshin = Sansin = Sunshine were the makers for...

Sanshin = Sansin = Sunshine were the makers for Specialized and Suntour hubs

Not Suzue
02-07-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 585
Posted By TPL

Simple fix = get a 22.2 stem

Simple fix = get a 22.2 stem
02-05-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,152
Posted By TPL

Koichi Nakano

Koichi Nakano
Forum: Foo
02-04-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By TPL

Tool ? Can it work on a cotterless crank ?

Tool ?

Can it work on a cotterless crank ?
02-04-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,157
Posted By TPL

Funny, I never have any of these type of problems...

Funny, I never have any of these type of problems on my FRICTION SHIFTING bicycle !
02-04-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,083
Posted By TPL

Calipers ....digital ....and ....vernier ....are...

Calipers ....digital ....and ....vernier ....are 2 distinctly DIFFERENT types of calipers ....digital is easier to read for most folks

Removing 0.2 mm using sandpaper will go as fast as the grit...
02-01-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By TPL

Sky's the limit if you unshackle yourself from...

Sky's the limit if you unshackle yourself from index shifting and use the most versatile shift system ever devised = FRICTION !
02-01-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By TPL

Why paint yourself in a corner with 'indexing'...

Why paint yourself in a corner with 'indexing' and ShimaNO ?

Simply use the 'thinking man's' shifting system = FRICTION ! ....the MOST VERSATILE shift system ever made !
01-27-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By TPL

Dyna drive pedals ....yet another part that was...

Dyna drive pedals ....yet another part that was abandoned mid-stream by ShimaNO ....a company that seemingly takes great pleasure in leaving cyclists 'holding the bag'
01-27-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By TPL

Lesson to be learned here ... NOT everything...

Lesson to be learned here ...

NOT everything on a bicycle is a co9nventional right hand thread

Get thee to a bicycle dealer !
01-26-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By TPL

Friction ....the thinking man's first choice

Friction ....the thinking man's first choice
01-21-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By TPL

Saintropez ....imported by Rand quite a few years...

Saintropez ....imported by Rand quite a few years ago
01-20-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By TPL

A 9/16 ....19/32 ...or maybe a 15mm wrench is...

A 9/16 ....19/32 ...or maybe a 15mm wrench is likely about the size you will need

Remember ....that left hand pedal is NOT a conventional right hand thread

It is a LEFT HAND THREAD ....reverse...
01-19-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
Posted By TPL

Are you going to begin manufacturing cranks ? ...

Are you going to begin manufacturing cranks ?

The maker of your CNC machining center will supply tooling for you
01-19-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By TPL

Claim of 'boat anchor' weight on those freewheels...

Claim of 'boat anchor' weight on those freewheels needs to balanced by ADDING the weight of a ShimaNO freehub body to the weight of the cassette gear cluster
01-18-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By TPL

Adjust your hub axles

Adjust your hub axles
01-17-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,824
Posted By TPL

Carbon wheels are a oblique advantage .... ...

Carbon wheels are a oblique advantage ....

You will be working more hours to afford them ....your boss will probably like this

If you apply a little effort you will possibly gain 'health...
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