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11-17-17, 06:32 PM
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Posted By rainingbikes

Thank you all for your thoughts. I think I am...

Thank you all for your thoughts. I think I am going to go w trust it and ride it! Monday ride!!:roflmao2:
11-15-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By rainingbikes

Good advise I may be too sensitive. I cant...

Good advise I may be too sensitive. I cant really tell if it is superficial or not. In my hands it seems to spin more like a sealed bering that a freewheel if that makes any sense. It is very...
11-15-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By rainingbikes

New old stock freewheel

HI

Just got a new old stock 7speed freewheel in the mail. Probably from the 80's or 90's. Appears to be packed with red grease and seems to be silent? Is this normal for a Sachs? Do I need to...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-16, 07:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,932
Posted By rainingbikes

seconded! I read some commercially...

seconded!

I read some commercially motivated article about how cotton doesn't protect skin and that one must have specially treated tech polyester tight weave fabric.

I have cotton shirts...
05-17-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By rainingbikes

I really like that bike. I would hate for it to...

I really like that bike. I would hate for it to be split apart. I would love to buy the whole thing but I think apart from distance and cost the steerer tube is prob too long. Maybe it could be...
05-17-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By rainingbikes

yes I will edit title. However the fact that...

yes I will edit title. However the fact that crowns can be had is interesting and I'm happy to know of this. If it comes down to it, the fork I want is not a total fantasy. Although probably...
05-16-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By rainingbikes

Is there somewhere to turn for a MTB fork with a bi-plane crown???

Hi looking for bi-plane crown forks:cry:. Is any company or cottage house fluxing these?? I want one on my classic MTB commuter. 1inch threaded please.

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05-11-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By rainingbikes

Thanks for weighing in. Sounds like selling...

Thanks for weighing in. Sounds like selling isn't the worst thing. If you love something set it free (and then replace it with something w seamless tubing)!
05-10-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By rainingbikes

Bridgestone mb-s definite keeper or no

I've been riding Bridgestone mb-s as bad weather bike for 2 years. Love it. Unfortunately Im selling it to a lady who may or may not need it more than I do. The mb-s was a weird one off design. The...
05-04-16, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By rainingbikes

Frame is pretty sturdy. Would not call it...

Frame is pretty sturdy. Would not call it lightweight by today's standards. Does 27.0 usually mean Reynolds's?
05-04-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By rainingbikes

27.0 for the post. has a sugino 1.37 x 24t...

27.0 for the post.

has a sugino 1.37 x 24t installed in bb shell.

I tried quicky to wind out the fixed cup. not budging. I will give it a soak or mebbe I should just leave it alone. spindle...
Forum: Touring
05-04-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,358
Posted By rainingbikes

Hmmmmmmm. I was waiting for some more neg...

Hmmmmmmm. I was waiting for some more neg experiences to roll in.

I wonder if there are people out there who really push these hubs to their limits and never get off the bike to weigh in.
05-04-16, 03:39 PM
05-04-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By rainingbikes

115 mm Rear Spacing on Track frame??? Also small hole in bb shell.

Any Ideas why such odd spacing and what the hole in the BB is for. Any stabs in the dark as to the provenance of this mystery frame.

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Forum: Touring
01-24-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,358
Posted By rainingbikes

Velo Orange Gran Cru Rear Touring Hub Experiance Based Product Reviews******************************

:crash::crash:


Hey,

You've had that hub now for over a year. Have you been riding it?? How much riding?? Do you like it?? Any concerns?? Also comments from anyone else riding the Velo...
Forum: Touring
01-24-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By rainingbikes

Hey, One year later and still no one has...

Hey,

One year later and still no one has aired in on Velo Orange Grand Cru rear touring hubs. Some one must be riding them right?? Speak up if you have some experiential knowledge of these. ...
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