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06-25-06, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,721
Posted By shiftinjon

Do not toe in the pads by bending the brakes. Toe...

Do not toe in the pads by bending the brakes. Toe in the pads by filing the pad material so it is toed in, which means you take some off from the back to the front at an angle.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By shiftinjon

Mr. Tuffy tire liners have been around for...

Mr. Tuffy tire liners have been around for decades. The company has been sold at least once, and the product was changed by the new owners. Originally, Mr. Tuffy tire liners were curved to fit the...
03-27-06, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,786
Posted By shiftinjon

There is a full thread on the forums somewhere...

There is a full thread on the forums somewhere from not to long ago on this topic that had some great advice. It may take some time to find it, but it will be worth using the search function to find...
03-27-06, 01:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,786
Posted By shiftinjon

Please don't hammer the seatpost into the...

Please don't hammer the seatpost into the seattube if you encounter this problem.;) Restoration problems are more often solved with patience than a hammer.
03-25-06, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,028
Posted By shiftinjon

wow

wow
03-25-06, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By shiftinjon

Cha-ching!

Cha-ching!
03-25-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By shiftinjon

The Dura Ace remover in the picture I posted does...

The Dura Ace remover in the picture I posted does not; it is a splined remover; but there are other types.
03-25-06, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By shiftinjon

Actually, 15 years ago, freehubs were around, as...

Actually, 15 years ago, freehubs were around, as were freewheels, so you could have had either. It is unlikely that you would have a freehub removal tool though as most people would never have a...
03-25-06, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By shiftinjon

What kind of freehub system did you have on the...

What kind of freehub system did you have on the Cannondale? Looks like a freehub removal tool.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-06, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By shiftinjon

You could just buy new chainrings: ...

You could just buy new chainrings:

http://www.speedgoat.com/product.asp?part=43747
Forum: Foo
02-23-06, 11:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,507
Posted By shiftinjon

Well, you could do what another forum member did....

Well, you could do what another forum member did. He threw a temper tantrum :cry: when people posted and disagreed with him here, quit the forum, and started his own blog. Now, when anyone posts...
Forum: Foo
02-23-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,002
Posted By shiftinjon

Use a dirty sock and you get scotch. :D

Use a dirty sock and you get scotch. :D
02-19-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By shiftinjon

Indeed. In fact they do say... "The gap...

Indeed. In fact they do say...

"The gap between the control levers and the handlebars must ensure suitable grip as well as sufficient lever movement for correct braking power."

...but, and as...
Forum: Foo
02-19-06, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By shiftinjon

;)

;)
02-19-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By shiftinjon

Change one word in the post to may. There...

Change one word in the post to may.

There are no hard and fast rules. There are reasons why Campagnolo recommends their setting. Those reasons pertain to averages and generalizations, and...
02-05-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By shiftinjon

This forum is frequented by people with pale...

This forum is frequented by people with pale skin and eyes sunken into their sockets who sit at their computers and compile serial numbers on bikes from different manufacturers. They may know...
02-01-06, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

What is the seat post diameter/size? If it is a...

What is the seat post diameter/size? If it is a 27.0, the tubing is quite possibly, but not absolutely SP. If it is 27.2, it is more likely SL.
01-31-06, 02:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,086
Posted By shiftinjon

Gotta agree. The Italian Masi is no doubt cool,...

Gotta agree. The Italian Masi is no doubt cool, but a CA Masi could have been built by any number of builders, many who were still learning their trade, among other not so obvious drawbacks. ;) ...
01-31-06, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

Umm, Mr. Mar., why do you want to put the matter...

Umm, Mr. Mar., why do you want to put the matter to rest? Actually this has been a refresher for me and I appreciate the info posted by all the positive posts. Sorry if you were offended by my not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By shiftinjon

Umm, my post wasn't meant to be taken as a...

Umm, my post wasn't meant to be taken as a personal attack on anyone. :rolleyes:

I don't ride through any crap and I remove my cassette, chain, and chainrings every 1000 miles to clean in kero....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By shiftinjon

If you're riding 6000+ miles a year, you're...

If you're riding 6000+ miles a year, you're wearing out chainrings every year. A Campagnolo Record 53t chainring retails for ~$100.00 dollars. A Boone Ti CR retails for $180.00, so if you get...
01-31-06, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

I can tell by your posts you pay a great deal of...

I can tell by your posts you pay a great deal of attention to detail so no doubt you have carefully documented the serial numbers, year of make, etc... of these pre-SLX/P frames made from columbus...
01-30-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

I have never seen or heard of a Columbus...

I have never seen or heard of a Columbus schematic of SL or SP tubing, nor have I seen a SL or SP steerer, with rifling of any dimension. Do you have a Columbus schematic, or an actual sample from...
01-30-06, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

A Columbus SL steerer tube is smooth walled with...

A Columbus SL steerer tube is smooth walled with a butt at the crown and will not have six spiral ridges in the bottom of the tube; a Columbus SLX steerer will though.
01-29-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By shiftinjon

It is possible to splice in a sleeve and a...

It is possible to splice in a sleeve and a section of steerer tube. It is usually done to lengthen a steerer, which is what is needed here, so it would work fine. This bike has a chrome crown if i...
01-29-06, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By shiftinjon

My experience is that a loose headset can cause a...

My experience is that a loose headset can cause a front end shimmy which can lead to an accident. A loose headset will also lead to premature wear on the headset. I would recommend that if you do...
01-29-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By shiftinjon

There is a standard here that must be met in...

There is a standard here that must be met in order for you to even consider this to be safe to ride. The headset locknut must thread on a minimum of three full turns/threads to be considered fully...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 11:20 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,522
Posted By shiftinjon

So could you debate these details, please(hoping...

So could you debate these details, please(hoping ;) )?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 10:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,522
Posted By shiftinjon

..missed something... ;) You've probably not...

..missed something... ;) You've probably not heard of these people since you started following Lance and cycling, but Major Taylor raced in and was famous in Europe at the turn of the century. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 10:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,522
Posted By shiftinjon

When Eddy B. came to America, he brought the...

When Eddy B. came to America, he brought the accumulated knowledge, much of it developed through scientific methods, of the Eastern block countries, one of the reasons he had an immediate positive...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 09:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,522
Posted By shiftinjon

How can I say this in a way that won't offend...?...

How can I say this in a way that won't offend...? How about, "what a load of rubbish!":)

The first carbon fiber frame was manufactured here in America, by Exxon Graftek, in 75/76, and then the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-06, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By shiftinjon

Front derailleur capacities may be a limiting...

Front derailleur capacities may be a limiting factor. Shimano and Campagnolo front derailleurs have a 15-16t capacity difference between the large and the small chainring. That isn't cast in stone...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 07:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,094
Posted By shiftinjon

The word troll has taken on new meaning on this...

The word troll has taken on new meaning on this forum, a meaning different than what it was originally intended to mean. This is something akin to what the word troll originally meant:

An...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By shiftinjon

You obviously are. :roflmao:

You obviously are. :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 12:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By shiftinjon

Thanks Zig, it's quite fascinating watching your...

Thanks Zig, it's quite fascinating watching your fixation. :rolleyes:



Sorry, mistaken identity.
01-07-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,131
Posted By shiftinjon

Stick a hair pin in a wall socket...that should...

Stick a hair pin in a wall socket...that should fix it. :) :D :eek:

Jon the internet doctor. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-06, 07:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By shiftinjon

Aren't you the guy who smashed up a dealer's bike...

Aren't you the guy who smashed up a dealer's bike on a test ride?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=161790&page=1&pp=25
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,121
Posted By shiftinjon

...glad to see your paying attention. :p

...glad to see your paying attention. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,121
Posted By shiftinjon

So you think this is Ziggurat's bike? I think...

So you think this is Ziggurat's bike? I think that makes sense. :beer:
01-03-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By shiftinjon

Ok, just curious. ;) Sorry for the edit.

Ok, just curious. ;)

Sorry for the edit.
01-03-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By shiftinjon

What I'm saying is I have repeatedly seen this...

What I'm saying is I have repeatedly seen this entry level model with fully chromed forks and half chromed rear stays; I believe it's original. I'm certainly not married to my interpertation here,...
01-02-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By shiftinjon

Weird, you posted a photo of a Jeunet with half...

Weird, you posted a photo of a Jeunet with half chrome forks here...:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=871267&highlight=jeunet#post871267,

... so I guess I just assumed you had seen...
01-01-06, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By shiftinjon

Nah, does that look like a race that fits the...

Nah, does that look like a race that fits the headset? Looks like a replacement to me. This is more representative of the Jeunet bikes/forks I've seen...
...
01-01-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By shiftinjon

The Jeunet fork is definitely aftermarket, and...

The Jeunet fork is definitely aftermarket, and the Moto fork looks like it's been run off a few to many ramps or done a few to many wheelies. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,732
Posted By shiftinjon

Still waiting for something of substance. ...

Still waiting for something of substance. Probably a futile wait. :rolleyes: Easier for intellectually shallow people to resort to personal attack.

Is your mentor Dubbya?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-06, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,732
Posted By shiftinjon

Really. You said there are plenty, so you should...

Really. You said there are plenty, so you should be able to name two.
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I seem to have read on this forum that you claim to have just...
Replies: 11
Views: 10,092
Posted By shiftinjon

See dimension F in the diagram below? That is...

See dimension F in the diagram below? That is the first dimension you need to take off your old fork. Then you need to find out the fork rake on your old fork from Corima. Then you need to match...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,950
Posted By shiftinjon

How does the saying go..."there is nothing new...

How does the saying go..."there is nothing new under the sun." Original ideas are hard to find. Serotta's design looks remarkably similar to this design:
...
12-11-05, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,300
Posted By shiftinjon

You could, but you don't have to. A 1t...

You could, but you don't have to. A 1t difference in capacity is pretty irrelevant. Those numbers are for reference. The other thing about triples is they have a ~22t capacity from big ring to...
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