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04-23-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I've considered that bit I think the 5700 would...

I've considered that bit I think the 5700 would have a weaker spring creating more chain slap but not sure.
04-23-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Shimano 105 5700 cage on Deore M592 rear derailleur

To avoid having to buy a new(longer)chain for my 26" gravel conversion isit possible to swap the long cage on my 5700 rear derailleur onto the M592 rear derailleur?

My chain is just a couple...
04-21-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 3,507,883
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Super nice. I just stripped mine to the frame and...

Super nice. I just stripped mine to the frame and am getting ready to sell it. I love the bike and the way it handle but it's just too small for me. All the parts are going on my 97 Schwinn Moab.
...
04-05-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 3,507,883
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Those are nice. I've never seen them before. I'll...

Those are nice. I've never seen them before. I'll be using a set of these with a barrel adjuster mounted where the housing meets the pulleys cage.
...
04-04-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you. I was going to do the rear triangle in...

Thank you. I was going to do the rear triangle in black but I think this worked out pretty good.
04-04-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Almost done. Just need to add the cables and...

Almost done. Just need to add the cables and travel agents...

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04-03-21, 06:04 PM
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Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Am I doing this right lol? ...

Am I doing this right lol?
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04-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

How I got it a month ago for $30 of BookFace vs....

How I got it a month ago for $30 of BookFace vs. now
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03-29-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I'm still sanding it. You're right about the...

I'm still sanding it. You're right about the welds. I'm a welder/fabricator by trade and I'm embarrassed for the person that welded this.


Edit: BTW, I left the headset cups in on purpose. They...
03-29-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Sneak peak..... ...

Sneak peak.....
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03-29-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Try these,the single pivot(front)brake. ...

Try these,the single pivot(front)brake.
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Edit: Campagnolo Skeleton
03-02-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I agree with you on that. I'm just trying to get...

I agree with you on that. I'm just trying to get this together with as little money as possible. If it comes down to it I'll just throw my 10 speed cassette on it and get a tiagra 10 speed trigger.
02-28-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Ok thank you. That will work great since the 5700...

Ok thank you. That will work great since the 5700 is long cage. I'll look up the max cog size and see . Thank you again
02-27-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Shimano 8sp trigger with 105(5700 or 5800) rear derailleur

So I'm building a budget 1x bike and have an 8 speed Shimano (Alivio?) trigger shifter and a 5700 long cage 105 and a 5800 short cage 105 derailleur I want to use. Are either of these compatible with...
02-27-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Shimano 8sp trigger with 105(5700 or 5800) rear derailleur

So I'm building a budget 1x bike and have an 8 speed Shimano (Alivio?) trigger shifter and a 5700 long cage 105 and a 5800 short cage 105 derailleur I want to use. Are either of these compatible with...
02-27-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Very classy

Very classy
02-26-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Done. ...

Done.

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02-23-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

So nice.

So nice.
02-23-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I found a guy on eBay that did some custom...

I found a guy on eBay that did some custom holographic foil Schwinn decals that should be here in a couple days. I didn't clear coat it as I wanted a matte finish,but I'm going to tear it down and do...
02-23-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you,it's a wet paint. I used Montana Black...

Thank you,it's a wet paint. I used Montana Black Ink Blue as the base with the Montana Black Holographic metal flake for the top coat.
02-23-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I've got a set of Tektro Oryx on it now but...

I've got a set of Tektro Oryx on it now but haven't gotten around to pics of the finished build.

​​​​​​I'll be using Avid Single Digits when I run risers.
02-23-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Not a big box bike but not high end either. It was...
02-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I guess this is the short travel version

I guess this is the short travel version
02-22-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Generic $8 Amazon stem. Probably a Dimension or...

Generic $8 Amazon stem. Probably a Dimension or Kalloy
02-20-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Schwinn S30 shock replaced with solid aluminum rod

Anyone seen this before? I picked the complete bike up for 30 bucks. In all my years of working at the shop,on friends bikes or my own(about 3 decades) I've never seen this. I can't understand why...
02-20-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,526
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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Sneak peak
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02-09-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Just throwing this out here,most half link chains...

Just throwing this out here,most half link chains are not designed to be used for single links. Once you push the pin out it won't have the same bite when you put it back in. I've done it myself with...
02-07-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Ah,I see. Just tossing around ideas in case...

Ah,I see. Just tossing around ideas in case anyone was into it.
02-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Not trying to remedy any problems. Just throwing...

Not trying to remedy any problems. Just throwing these out there as a I just found out about them. I thought maybe they could be useful to somebody.
I mentioned the Kilo WT because it's steel and...
02-04-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

BMX disc brake adapter

Anybody have experience with these? Seems like a good option for a Kilo WT
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01-26-21, 08:16 PM
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Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Does it count if I'm mid build? ...

Does it count if I'm mid build?
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01-25-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Progress ...

Progress
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01-23-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Well, since the folder was a bust(literally) I...

Well, since the folder was a bust(literally) I picked this up from a different co-worker that works in our machine shop for $30. Hes had it since new. Photo is at 5:45 A.M. when I got to work. My...
01-13-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I looked it up on the BI site and it claims 32c....

I looked it up on the BI site and it claims 32c. From your experience do you think it would fit a 40c? I only ask because I don't know if it's 32c with or without fenders.

Edit: I used the Tektro...
01-13-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Edit: That cog is a Sub11? I counted the teeth....

Edit: That cog is a Sub11? I counted the teeth. It's a Super11. Second edit: That looks like a cog I would like. Nice, square teeth (and probably a little noisy). I have a newer Surly with rounded...
01-13-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Very nice. What size tires?

Very nice. What size tires?
01-13-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I agree. It's been banging around in my parts bin...

I agree. It's been banging around in my parts bin for a couple years now. Never had a use for it. Maybe for tracklecross with a 39 or 42t ring?
01-12-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Sub 11.0 cogs

Anyone have any info on these? The only thing I find on google has to do with their track ends on old Surlys. Seems pretty decent quality. I was going to post it for sale locally but don't know where...
01-12-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,207
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

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01-12-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

It sucks for me because I'm a welder/fabricator...

It sucks for me because I'm a welder/fabricator by trade. I can clean it and reweld it but I don't have any way to heat treat it. 6xxx series aluminum for the loss. 7xxx can be rewelded without heat...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 644,626
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I agree. The guy I bought it from rode it to work...

I agree. The guy I bought it from rode it to work everyday until he bought a electric bike. I bought it kinda of sight unseen. I showed him the pics and he offered my money back but I told him it was...
01-12-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you. I'll bookmark that. Sorry to say this...

Thank you. I'll bookmark that. Sorry to say this build is a bust.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-09-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 644,626
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

This is my first folder. Picked it up from a...

This is my first folder. Picked it up from a co-worker for $20 . All the hinges and bearings were sloppy and it is covered in dirt. I'm doing a single speed conversion. I've owned and or converted...
01-08-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

You are correct. I ran 44x15 on my roadie but...

You are correct. I ran 44x15 on my roadie but that has 700c wheels. I assume the larger chainring is to accommodate the smaller wheel but I can't find a conversion chart for wheel size when...
01-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Picked this up from a co-worker for $20. Going to...

Picked this up from a co-worker for $20. Going to convert it. Anyone know a good gear ratio for a 24" SS?...
12-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,078
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Updated ...

Updated


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,196,657
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Thank you,a couple decades of building and...

Thank you,a couple decades of building and customizing have taught me a lot. I decided on doing the prism clear coat before I decided on the color. Originally I was going to do a Arctic white base...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 17,196,657
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

How I got it,initial SS build and finally how it...

How I got it,initial SS build and finally how it is now.

​​​​​​I laid a light dusting of prism metal flake over the shark grey base for a little razzle dazzle without being in your face bling....
07-16-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,244
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Update: No longer blue or SS. Gonna keep it...

Update:

No longer blue or SS. Gonna keep it for now 😉.
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07-06-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

It will be easier to disassemble the caliper,set...

It will be easier to disassemble the caliper,set the spring in it's proper place and tighten everything back down. Should be a 5 minute job.
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