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10-22-18, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

Lucky you! You could go to 650B if you have a...

Lucky you! You could go to 650B if you have a spare set of wheels lying around but I would ride as-is first to see how you like it. I'm pretty sure 700-32 tires will fit and that should give a nice...
10-22-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 630
Posted By Iowegian

I'm proud to say that in Iowa they know how to...

I'm proud to say that in Iowa they know how to pronounce Des Moines, unlike the folks across the river in Des Plaines, IL
10-10-18, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Iowegian

guerciotti italian road bike fork with campagnolo...

guerciotti italian road bike fork with campagnolo headset - $50 (NW Fort Collins)

https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bop/d/guerciotti-italian-road-bike/6698596970.html
beautiful fork with a long...
10-05-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Iowegian

Leave it to Mr Zinn to create exactly the e-bike...

Leave it to Mr Zinn to create exactly the e-bike I'm looking for. Since it seems unlikely Bosch will create a 'kit' anytime soon, what is the closest one can get to something like this using Bafang...
10-03-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,543
Posted By Iowegian

I've never built a low spoke count wheel but I...

I've never built a low spoke count wheel but I did replace a few spokes and true one up for a friend once. I can't remember the exact spoke count but it was one of those wheels that had something...
10-02-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 44,625
Posted By Iowegian

Is the BMX standard smaller than a nominal 1"...

Is the BMX standard smaller than a nominal 1" stem? I'm just thinking the OP might need a set of bars for a 1" stem and not a 1-1/8 stem. I have never seen bullmoose bars from the 1-1/8 era but that...
09-28-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 668
Posted By Iowegian

photos of the hubs should be here:...

photos of the hubs should be here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/bqYGXv15f1CspDWa6

32 holes. I forgot to measure the OLD but the date code is 88 so I assume they are 100/126. I'll try to verify this...
09-27-18, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Iowegian

Here ya go. Sorry about the low quality of the...

Here ya go. Sorry about the low quality of the photos but I hope you get the idea. I wish this bike would fit me! It would fit my son but he's out near NYC and I fear it wouldn't last long out there....
09-26-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Iowegian

I have a Marinoni Special that checks most of the...

I have a Marinoni Special that checks most of the boxes although I imagine it is newer than mid-70's. If you're interested I can get some pics.
09-26-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 668
Posted By Iowegian

I'm quite certain I have a set of nice 501 hubs. ...

I'm quite certain I have a set of nice 501 hubs. Do you care about spoke count? Any other last minute things you need while I'm digging into the stash?
09-24-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By Iowegian

Yum. Good thing I have too many projects or I...

Yum. Good thing I have too many projects or I would jump on that one.
09-04-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 44,625
Posted By Iowegian

I have one of those forks in my stash and the...

I have one of those forks in my stash and the steer tube is aluminum. Cutting the threads would probably be easy but I wouldn't use a threaded headset on it....
08-18-18, 11:54 PM
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Views: 6,078,459
Posted By Iowegian

Not cheap but how often do you see one of these...

Not cheap but how often do you see one of these in this condition? I'd be happy to facilitate.59cm Austro-Daimler Vent Noir - $375 (Boulder)
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08-17-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,975
Posted By Iowegian

Thanks for sharing and glad you emerged OK. I...

Thanks for sharing and glad you emerged OK. I always wear a helmet and have literally picked someone up off the road with a cracked helmet so it's a no-brainer for me (sorry about the pun....).
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08-17-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Iowegian

^That's a good description but when I'm doing...

^That's a good description but when I'm doing this my first step is to setup the front chain ring, then I adjust the rear hub spacing get the chain line right. After that, dish the wheel and you're...
08-10-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By Iowegian

I was thinking the same thing. I had a crashed...

I was thinking the same thing. I had a crashed RB-1 that had the same stickers. Unfortunately it was worse than this one and the lugs were cracked. It is now hanging from the ceiling at the local...
08-09-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By Iowegian

Perhaps. The analogy of a spring was probably a...

Perhaps. The analogy of a spring was probably a poor example but as you mentioned, a bike frame constantly flexes and thus acts as a sort of spring. My point was that steel can sustain virtually...
08-09-18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By Iowegian

^+1. Also glad the temptation is gone. What a...

^+1. Also glad the temptation is gone. What a beauty.
08-09-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By Iowegian

I am fairly certain that steel can flex within...

I am fairly certain that steel can flex within its elastic limit virtually forever without fatigue. That is how springs work and they rarely fail unless rusted or damaged. They're your teeth of...
08-09-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By Iowegian

I'm not a metallurgist or frame builder but IMHO...

I'm not a metallurgist or frame builder but IMHO the difference would be mostly cosmetic. That assumes the geometry of the frame wasn't affected by the impact. You could ask around the...
08-06-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 897
Posted By Iowegian

You can also roll out the bulge with aluminum...

You can also roll out the bulge with aluminum blocks that are made for that purpose. I have a set and if you want to borrow them let me know. This will ruin the paint in the affected area so be aware...
07-20-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,676
Posted By Iowegian

If you're looking for a rim let me know what type...

If you're looking for a rim let me know what type it is, I may have one kicking around. And I'm just down the road in Boulder.
07-18-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 750
Posted By Iowegian

smart kid! smart dad!

smart kid!



smart dad!
07-18-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 750
Posted By Iowegian

On second look that is still a beautiful bike. ...

On second look that is still a beautiful bike. Very nice update!
I've convinced my college-age son that fenders are actually pretty nice when your bike is your only transportation. Have you...
07-17-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 750
Posted By Iowegian

Hey! That's my home town... :D And a beautiful...

Hey! That's my home town... :D And a beautiful place it is.

That bike looks perfect for the area and I'm sure he will enjoy lots of riding. Just hope he doesn't mind HILLS but at that age, I'm...
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