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09-27-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Bob Pringle

Thanks for the comprehensive explanation and...

Thanks for the comprehensive explanation and suggestions for a solution. I'll try the shielding and light relocation suggestions first!

Bob P.
09-26-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Bob Pringle

Radio Frequency Interference

How can I combat RFI from a rechargeable headlight that negates operation of a wireless cycle computer?
08-22-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Bob Pringle

Rear Derailleur Clutch?

Can someone please explain the purpose and configuration of a clutch in a rear derailleur?
07-04-17, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Bob Pringle

Thanks, all, for the responses. I'll go with the...

Thanks, all, for the responses. I'll go with the RD-RF600 pulleys.
07-01-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Bob Pringle

2007 Record Rear Derailleur pulleys

I need to replace the pulleys on my 2007 Record 10-speed rear derailleur (carbon cage). All of the listings I can find for Campy pulleys specifically exempt the 2004-2008 Record RD's. The Campy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-16, 05:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,923
Posted By Bob Pringle

Is it possible to locally increase the font size?...

Is it possible to locally increase the font size? These old eyes are having a hard time with the tiny type!
03-14-16, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,485
Posted By Bob Pringle

That appears to be the location where a tab would...

That appears to be the location where a tab would be mounted for a "braze-on" front derailleur. There would be two tapped holes for such a tab to be attached, or,presumably, the tab could be brazed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,548
Posted By Bob Pringle

Uh, box office?

Uh, box office?
02-01-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Bob Pringle

Check your front derailleur's inner cage plate...

Check your front derailleur's inner cage plate for clearance over the 38 or 39 tooth chain ring. I made this switch on a Campy Record equipped set-up and found a lot of interference between the...
11-01-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By Bob Pringle

+1 for the Thudbuster! Agree with fietsbob that...

+1 for the Thudbuster! Agree with fietsbob that softest elasomer is best. You might want to consider the LT model as it was aimed at mountain bikes.
05-09-15, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bob Pringle

That Park tool is possibly the most frustrating...

That Park tool is possibly the most frustrating tool I own!
01-21-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By Bob Pringle

Thanks, Guys! I'll clamp the BB wrench tightly...

Thanks, Guys! I'll clamp the BB wrench tightly with a bar clamp across the frame and LEAN on a two-foot cheater bar. That ought to hold the rascal in place!

RGP
01-21-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By Bob Pringle

Securing Right-hand Cup on Italian-threaded Bottom Bracket?

I'm about to replace the cup-and-cone bottom bracket on a 1982 Bianchi with a cartridge one and I'm looking for advice on re-installation of the right-hand cup. I know that in the "good old days"...
01-17-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,586
Posted By Bob Pringle

The Shimano adapter washers are needed in either...

The Shimano adapter washers are needed in either case. (Shimano refers to them as "Shifter Boss Covers").
01-16-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,586
Posted By Bob Pringle

I've done this conversion (Shimano 600 down-tube...

I've done this conversion (Shimano 600 down-tube shift levers on Shimano bar-end pods) on several bikes as well as using the Silver Shifter pods (a small amount of filing required on these). As long...
10-29-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,914
Posted By Bob Pringle

Universal Cycles has a wide assortment of Miche...

Universal Cycles has a wide assortment of Miche cogs, including Shimano 11t, 12t, 13t, 14t, 15t and 16t 1st position and numerous middle position sizes at quite reasonable prices. I've used a number...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,243
Posted By Bob Pringle

Here's a '90 Quattro; the bar tape is now black,...

Here's a '90 Quattro; the bar tape is now black, the pedals are now Speedplay Zeroes, the groupset is 105, and it rides quite well.

412567
10-01-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,468
Posted By Bob Pringle

Chain Reaction Cycles in the UK has DuraAce...

Chain Reaction Cycles in the UK has DuraAce 9-speed barend shifters for $78, shipping to the US is about $10.

Shimano Dura-Ace 7700 9 Speed Bar End Shifters | Chain Reaction Cycles...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By Bob Pringle

A similar-sounding problem on my son's Jamis w/...

A similar-sounding problem on my son's Jamis w/ Ultegra 9sp was solved by replacing the cables and housings.
08-03-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,340
Posted By Bob Pringle

Fred, Please clarify "HUBBUB hookup". ...

Fred,

Please clarify "HUBBUB hookup". Google gave me an interesting array of responses to "hookup".

Bob P.
06-06-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Bob Pringle

I'm currently using Shimano 600 down-tube...

I'm currently using Shimano 600 down-tube shifters (7 speed) on Shimano bar-end pods. The indexing was not precise at first but was cured with a Shiftmate #1...
06-03-14, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,366
Posted By Bob Pringle

Sorry, Polk, that bike is long gone. I was told...

Sorry, Polk, that bike is long gone. I was told that it was a German bike so it likely had the English threading, but that's just a guess.
02-01-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Bob Pringle

You might inspect the rim where the spoke nipples...

You might inspect the rim where the spoke nipples emerge. Small cracks leading from these holes can make a clicking sound each time they are loaded/unloaded as the wheel rotates under load.
...
11-12-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By Bob Pringle

FWIW - Campy Veloce compact arms don't have the...

FWIW - Campy Veloce compact arms don't have the offset 5th hole, so any 5-hole 110BCD rings will fit them.

Regards,
Bob P.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Bob Pringle

Don't know about the Athena but the Veloce has a...

Don't know about the Athena but the Veloce has a straight 110mm bcd (bolt circle diameter) and will accept any 110mm bcd chainrings.

Regards,
Bob P.
10-03-13, 04:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,128
Posted By Bob Pringle

Stapfam?

I've been out of contact with BF for a couple of months (broken hip) and on my return I find no posts from Stapfam since late July. I hope he's OK; I enjoy his writing and his adventures with...
09-26-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,080
Posted By Bob Pringle

Nice one, Homebrew01!

Nice one, Homebrew01!
09-23-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,253
Posted By Bob Pringle

I'm a 73-year-old roadie who can no longer keep...

I'm a 73-year-old roadie who can no longer keep up with the weekend warriors, so I re-geared my two bikes to suit my capabilities.

Both have 45 and 36 tooth rings. One uses a Campy 13-26...
05-13-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,589
Posted By Bob Pringle

I have about 6,000 miles on my Speedplay Zero...

I have about 6,000 miles on my Speedplay Zero pedals and haven't found "the first big flaw". Care to share its identity with us?

Regards,
Bob P.
05-11-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,164
Posted By Bob Pringle

That looks like a lock ring around the cup...

That looks like a lock ring around the cup threads. (I've never seen a lock ring on a drive side cup - shows how much I know!) If you can knock it loose (look carefully at the threads on the...
04-30-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,226
Posted By Bob Pringle

I discovered that trying to synchronize the...

I discovered that trying to synchronize the sensor and receiver in the vicinity of a fluorescent light met with failure. Moving the bike away from that source of illumination solved the problem. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,412
Posted By Bob Pringle

I'm using a Miche replacement cassette on my...

I'm using a Miche replacement cassette on my Record-equipped Specialized Roubaix (it's actually the second one) and I find the shifting to be satisfactory. however, I don't race so what's...
12-08-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By Bob Pringle

When using a dummy seat post to secure a carbon...

When using a dummy seat post to secure a carbon frame to a work stand should I be concerned about damage to the top of the seat tube from repeated loosening and tightening the seat post binder?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By Bob Pringle

Multiplying the quotient of (no. of teeth on the...

Multiplying the quotient of (no. of teeth on the chainring / no. of teeth on the cog) by 8 yields the speed in mph at a cadence of 100 rpm. I.E. (50/16)*8=25 This is accurate to about +/- 2% for a...
08-05-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,495
Posted By Bob Pringle

Wow! Thanks for the quick replies, guys! ...

Wow! Thanks for the quick replies, guys!

Regards,
Bob P.
08-05-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,495
Posted By Bob Pringle

Tape Residue Removal from Carbon Fiber

What's a safe method for removing from carbon fiber handlebars the adhesive residue of tape used to secure handlebar tape? I've used 3M adhesive remover on metal surfaces but I'm not sure it...
06-25-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,063
Posted By Bob Pringle

On a city street ride a couple of years ago I had...

On a city street ride a couple of years ago I had the front mounting bolt on the rear fender come loose, allowing the fender to rotate forward and under the rear wheel. When the fender struts met...
05-13-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Bob Pringle

Does your Enduro 8 record in 0.5 mph increments...

Does your Enduro 8 record in 0.5 mph increments above 20mph?
05-10-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,274
Posted By Bob Pringle

Here's another option. They're rather loose and...

Here's another option. They're rather loose and floppy, though.

http://www.sunprecautions.com/product/31800
04-01-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,581
Posted By Bob Pringle

For the past 5 years I've been using Tiagra 14-25...

For the past 5 years I've been using Tiagra 14-25 nine speed cassettes with 28-38-48 chainrings on three different bikes. Front deraillers are 105 triples and rears are 105 short cage. I have about...
03-13-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Bob Pringle

For what it's worth, I had an '87 1000 and an '88...

For what it's worth, I had an '87 1000 and an '88 1200 and both of them had the mounting tab as shown in ExPrez's photo. These were the bonded aluminum models; the 1000 had a steel fork and the 1200...
03-06-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By Bob Pringle

Allen uses a special anti-sway bolt instead of a...

Allen uses a special anti-sway bolt instead of a hitch pin. Its shank diameter nearest the hex head fits the holes in the receiver but is then reduced to fit through the holes in the tongue of the...
02-19-12, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,248
Posted By Bob Pringle

OP- What's that spoke pattern calculator? ...

OP-

What's that spoke pattern calculator? It looks like a real handy tool!

Bob P.
02-15-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Bob Pringle

The current issue of Bicycle Times magazine has a...

The current issue of Bicycle Times magazine has a pretty comprehensive article on the features and compatibilities of the current configurations of bottom brackets.
01-26-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By Bob Pringle

Hey Myosmith, I'm using a 48-36-26 triple...

Hey Myosmith,

I'm using a 48-36-26 triple with a 14-25 9sp cassette and a short-cage rear derailer. This is similar to your proposal in that the calculated derailer capacity requirement is also...
01-11-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Bob Pringle

Try warming the sticker with a hair dryer. It...

Try warming the sticker with a hair dryer. It usually doesn't take too much heat to soften the glue; the sticker should then peel right off. Any residual adhesive can then be removed with WD40 and...
01-01-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By Bob Pringle

Mt son and I each bought the Cateye Strada. We...

Mt son and I each bought the Cateye Strada. We find that the device displays speed in 0.1 increments up to 20.0 mph, then in 0.5 increments above 20.0 mph. That's kind of aggravating when I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 22,818
Posted By Bob Pringle

My neighbor carries her Specialized Tarmac, front...

My neighbor carries her Specialized Tarmac, front wheel removed, in between the front seat back and the rear seat bottom of her '08 Avalon with a blanket protecting the back seat.
09-24-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 962
Posted By Bob Pringle

71.7 years young! Non carborundum...

71.7 years young!

Non carborundum illegitimi!

Bob P.
08-28-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,857
Posted By Bob Pringle

Brooks B-17.

Brooks B-17.
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