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11-07-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By int19

Sweet jesus that's a nice looking saddle! Now...

Sweet jesus that's a nice looking saddle! Now I'm super excited.
11-07-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By int19

Cool, thanks for the info. I think I'm going to...

Cool, thanks for the info. I think I'm going to take RHM up on his offer to recover some saddles with the thickest leather he can find : ). I checked, and it does seem that the newer pro that was a...
11-07-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By int19

I'm generally pretty nice to my saddles. I try...

I'm generally pretty nice to my saddles. I try to only proofhide them once a year, but some years I forget. I try to keep them from getting wet with a cover when I ride in the rain. I guess it's...
11-07-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By int19

Saddle advice please!

Hi Everyone,

I'm a lover of Brooks Saddles. I like them when they are super stiff. Dimples are fine, but once/if the leather gets soft, they're not comfortable for me anymore. I've been buying...
02-04-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By int19

Good road riding in/around Bonita CA?

Hi everyone,

I'm a norcal cyclist (Sacramento/Davis). I'm down visiting family and I was hoping y'all could recommend some ~20-30mi road cycling routes starting and ending in or around Bonita.
...
05-08-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,888
Posted By int19

ISO: Huret Duo Par front derailleur, ...

ISO:
Huret Duo Par front derailleur,
Normandy Comp lo flange hubset,
Maillard 700 Oro 13 freewheel

Thanks!
05-04-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By int19

Hi Brett, Not very dangerous. I've gone...

Hi Brett,

Not very dangerous. I've gone south from Eugene a few times. Most people go south because of the wind. Get the book the bikingshearer recommended, it's got everything you need. ...
03-16-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,963
Posted By int19

Here's a picture of what the clip on these...

Here's a picture of what the clip on these bluemels fenders looks like. It may not be on all models, but IIRC it is on the "Club Special" models:

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12-05-11, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By int19

Hi there, you've got yourself an Ideale mod 91. ...

Hi there, you've got yourself an Ideale mod 91. I have one in black, very nice saddle.
11-03-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,595
Posted By int19

Most of the cost of chroming is polishing. Since...

Most of the cost of chroming is polishing. Since you've done the hard work, a chrome job shouldn't be too expensive, maybe you should call up CyclArt and ask them...
08-13-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By int19

Thanks! Tubulars! Vittoria Rally in the...

Thanks!

Tubulars! Vittoria Rally in the rear, and a Vredstien Fortezza in the front. Both are 23c.
08-13-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By int19

Inverse Retro Roadie - Newer Frame, Older Parts

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to share my 1995 Fausto Coppi Reparto Corse. For now, its built with 1984ish Campy NR and SR parts, but I'm going to rebuild it with a mixture of 10 speed Campy once I...
08-07-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,888
Posted By int19

Have: Ciocc Pantographed Cinelli Stem, 110mm ...

Have:
Ciocc Pantographed Cinelli Stem, 110mm
http://gallery.agamemnon.unixboxen.net/d/14482-2/IMG_0949.JPG
54x54 Tomassini Prestige Frame (also posted in frame doesn't fit thread)...
08-07-11, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 464,347
Posted By int19

I have a 54x54 Tomassini Prestige. It was an...

I have a 54x54 Tomassini Prestige. It was an impulse buy at a local bikeshop, but doesn't fit me. No dents I can detect except the chainstays have been flattened a bit near the BB. The paint job...
05-10-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By int19

I have a few old Sturmey-Archer AG and FG hubs. ...

I have a few old Sturmey-Archer AG and FG hubs. I find the 1 watt LED lights work very well. I have tried: Supernova E3, Lumotec IQ Fly, Lumotec Lyt, Planet Bike Blaze. Every LED taillight that...
05-04-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By int19

Fausto Coppi?

Hi Everyone,

What can you tell me about Fausto Coppi bicycles? I may be picking up a 1997 Reparto Corse in red, 57cm, Columbus Neuron tubing from a buddy of mine. I'm going to build it up with...
04-18-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By int19

I can help, just PM me the details whenever you...

I can help, just PM me the details whenever you have them.
04-13-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,195
Posted By int19

My friend has a P&R as his main ride. He really...

My friend has a P&R as his main ride. He really had a love-hate relationship with his bike, switching between noodle bars, albatrosses, 3ttt city bars, mustache bars, and finally VO porteur bars. ...
12-15-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By int19

I mixed some green food coloring with clear...

I mixed some green food coloring with clear shellac and coated celeste cork tape. Worked fine and was a pretty good approximation of brooks green. I rode it several hundred miles and never had...
Forum: Touring
12-14-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,071
Posted By int19

What road are you on at around 3:15 on your video?

What road are you on at around 3:15 on your video?
12-08-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By int19

What color is it? Are you going to set it up in...

What color is it? Are you going to set it up in a C&V style? One easy upgrade to consider is to re-wire the drum brake hub to a friction thumb shifter instead of the dual cable Mafac tandem lever,...
12-06-10, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By int19

http://peugeottandem.com/default.aspx - has a...

http://peugeottandem.com/default.aspx - has a bunch of details on getting these old tandems running. The only real show stopper is the headset, so make sure its in good condition, otherwise you have...
12-02-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By int19

I'm currently beautifying my old 70's Peugeot...

I'm currently beautifying my old 70's Peugeot Grand Touring tandem. Up here in Sacramento decent older tandems come up from time to time. I'd look for an older rigid (and steel) mountain bike or...
Forum: Touring
08-22-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,799
Posted By int19

I carry this on tour, its a concentrated liquid...

I carry this on tour, its a concentrated liquid electrolyte replacement:

http://www.herbalremedies.com/electrolyte-concentrate.html

One bottle lasted two people over two two-week tours, and...
08-20-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By int19

Hi, I say with high assurance, yes. I have...

Hi,

I say with high assurance, yes. I have a '84 expedition and it matches in the following ways:

1) Pump boss on headtube - check
2) Triple bottle bosses - check
3) Lowrider bosses, same...
07-31-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 637,436
Posted By int19

Here's a non-driveside pic taken on my recent...

Here's a non-driveside pic taken on my recent tour on the pacific coast. My 1984 Specialized Expedition is back on the road!

http://gallery.agamemnon.unixboxen.net/d/11719-1/IMG_0386.jpg
Forum: Touring
07-20-10, 12:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,082
Posted By int19

I've been carrying nestle nido with me, its a...

I've been carrying nestle nido with me, its a full fat powdered milk. I buy it at a mexican supermarket here in Cali, but as I understand it its popular in South America. Pretty tasty with oatmeal,...
Forum: Touring
07-18-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By int19

I doubt you'll find the original fork, however...

I doubt you'll find the original fork, however there is this:
http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=16881&category=1640

I have this same fork (bought for another...
05-17-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By int19

Ahh, thought your bike looked familiar. I'll...

Ahh, thought your bike looked familiar. I'll keep a lookout. Might want to check "The Bicycle Builders" at 4501 Franklin Blvd in Sac.
Forum: Touring
05-04-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By int19

This looks pretty nice, and has a platform, as...

This looks pretty nice, and has a platform, as well as a "lowrider" position. No experience with it myself though:
http://store.somafab.com/lhalfrra.html
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By int19

Last summer we stopped at Russian Gulch State...

Last summer we stopped at Russian Gulch State park, just a few miles south of Fort Bragg. There were hot showers and running water, even though ACA the book says only primitive camping there.
Forum: Touring
05-02-10, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,024
Posted By int19

I see you've got Davis listed in your location...

I see you've got Davis listed in your location too, here's some options for overnight tours from there:

Folsom Lake
Cache Creek Regional Park
Lake Berryessa
Forum: Commuting
04-20-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,444
Posted By int19

Hi Reach, I work at UC Davis. If I were you...

Hi Reach,

I work at UC Davis. If I were you I'd just buy a bike when you get here, plenty of good stuff available in that price range. You can get a decent used bike from the Bike Barn on campus...
Forum: Touring
04-16-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By int19

Err, I mean Leggett, CA

Err, I mean Leggett, CA
Forum: Touring
04-16-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,631
Posted By int19

I have a Big Agnes Seedhouse SL3, its about 3...

I have a Big Agnes Seedhouse SL3, its about 3 years old. Its quick to set up even in pitch black, I never use the guy lines unless its very windy and rainy. Most of the time I only stake down the...
Forum: Touring
04-15-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By int19

Pacific Coast route - Southeast from Leggit, CA

Hi all,

I'm planning my summer tour. I want to diverge from the recommended route at Leggit, CA.

Our end point is in the Sacramento area and I was wondering if you can go south on 101 all the...
Forum: Touring
04-15-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,314
Posted By int19

Yep, one of my touring bikes has a pro. Go with...

Yep, one of my touring bikes has a pro. Go with whatever's more comfortable. To me, pro's are definitely more comfortable.
03-23-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,275
Posted By int19

Just be careful with these as the Ti tubes can...

Just be careful with these as the Ti tubes can come unbonded from the aluminum lugs. I bought one of them off of ebay and it had this problem. Took all of the parts off of it and put them on my...
03-17-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By int19

Right but it matters that you use the right...

Right but it matters that you use the right grease for the taper. I use the white campy grease for ISO and Dura-Ace grease for JIS. :-)
Forum: Touring
03-14-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By int19

My favorite redwood touring experience is the...

My favorite redwood touring experience is the southward descent into the vicinity of Orick, CA in Prairie Creek Redwood State Park, using the westmost "scenic route" off of 101.
03-02-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By int19

Another happy multiple AG user here too... ...

Another happy multiple AG user here too...

I have an FG as well, and I was thinking of converting it to a 5 speed too. I have an S5-2 (with 2 toggle chains). How are you converting it to a 5...
02-26-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By int19

On my rigid 1x9 I have a wtb mutano raptor 2.4 on...

On my rigid 1x9 I have a wtb mutano raptor 2.4 on the front, and a prowler mx 2.3 on the back. I have a wtb weirwolf LT 2.55 on order for the front, but it hasn't gotten here yet.
Forum: Touring
02-25-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,947
Posted By int19

A buddy and I are planning on doing the Pacific...

A buddy and I are planning on doing the Pacific Coast route starting in Eugene, OR and coming back to Sacramento or the SF bay. Can't wait.
02-23-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By int19

There is a spring adjustment screw that you can...

There is a spring adjustment screw that you can adjust the return spring tension with as well. Its under "Fine Tuning" in the user manual:
...
02-14-10, 02:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Really? There wasn't a head on either end of...

Really? There wasn't a head on either end of them... how do you remove them?
02-13-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Success! The lips of the three pins which hold...

Success! The lips of the three pins which hold the cassette together were touching the underside lip of the hubshell. A few seconds with the grinder and all is well! Thanks everyone!
02-13-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Wow! thanks for all of the help and questions. I...

Wow! thanks for all of the help and questions. I gave up late last night. I'm taking the wheel over to a friend's shop right now, hopefully between the two of us we can figure it out.

Unless I'm...
02-13-10, 01:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Tried the 11t cog and lockring from the xtr...

Tried the 11t cog and lockring from the xtr cassette on the 12-36... doesn't change the issue.
02-13-10, 01:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Lol I hope so... Lets see... Yep, both...

Lol I hope so... Lets see... Yep, both cassettes are 9 speed :) I've used this 12-36t cassette before, just not on this wheelset.
02-13-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By int19

Even just barely tightening the wheel in the...

Even just barely tightening the wheel in the dropout produces a very noticeble stick in the freehub. I quadruple checked, at no point does the lockring contact the dropout, there's like 5mm of...
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