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04-25-21, 04:11 PM
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Posted By lajt

Venice Beach, CA ...

Venice Beach, CA

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04-12-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Inaugural ride

The inaugural ride of the De Bernardi! Thanks everybody for walking me through this project. I hope it's not too much of an abomination that I put mustache bars instead of drop bars on it (or the...
03-23-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 836
Posted By lajt

hi tricky, yes, it's definitely brake housing,...

hi tricky, yes, it's definitely brake housing, but that's a really good point--that would definitely cause it.
I bet I've unwittingly made this mistake many times in the past because I didn't know...
03-22-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By lajt

Beautiful Motobecane. That's interesting about...

Beautiful Motobecane. That's interesting about the setup. I like friction shifting so maybe I will try a setup like this at some point.
03-21-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By lajt

Thanks everybody for the lifelines. I ended up...

Thanks everybody for the lifelines. I ended up taking Doc/ rccardr 's suggestion and drilled/tapped a new hole. I think I just leveled up my wrenching ability. I've never attempted tapping a hole...
03-13-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,159
Posted By lajt

Cables cutting into bottom bracket

I bought an 80s frame which I'm building up and wondering if there's a better way than letting the cables keep cutting into the bottom bracket shell.
For comparison, the red bike is my Bridgestone...
03-13-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 335,855
Posted By lajt

Swapped the flat bar for a Nitto Albatross bar....

Swapped the flat bar for a Nitto Albatross bar. It alleviated the wrist pain I'd been developing....
03-09-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Hi Ford, thanks for the wise advice--also to...

Hi Ford, thanks for the wise advice--also to icemilkcoffee for the tip about chainline and Spaghetti Legs for the offer about Campagnolo cranks. I ended up ordering a new Sugino crank, which does...
03-06-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Hey, this site is pretty sweet! I'm digging your...

Hey, this site is pretty sweet! I'm digging your diary style that goes through the range of emotions with each, like the Colnago was destined to be sold, then you later rethought it. So interesting...
03-06-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Do the rest of you have pics of your bikes? It...

Do the rest of you have pics of your bikes? It looks from your signatures that you have all owned a whole lot of nice top-of-the-line roadsters. Are these bikes all ones you guys currently own, or...
03-06-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Thanks for the tip on that. I probably should've...

Thanks for the tip on that. I probably should've done that to begin with. I've been ordering parts piecemeal, which has made it fun, though it's going to look a bit chaotic with all these different...
03-05-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By lajt

Thanks everybody for the advice and reassurance....

Thanks everybody for the advice and reassurance. I'll see how it goes. Good tip on the cold set--found a video that explained that process.
Hopefully like Doc said, though, it may not even need to...
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