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08-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 370
Posted By SJX426

They do add bling! ...

They do add bling!
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The Mavic 500 series are very...
08-03-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 370
Posted By SJX426

BITD, like the 70's, the discussion of the...

BITD, like the 70's, the discussion of the difference was frequently stopped by someone saying that high flange hubs were better for track use and low flange for the street. The argument was that HF...
08-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 501
Posted By SJX426

I would ride that! Nice looking machine.

I would ride that! Nice looking machine.
07-31-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By SJX426

Agree with using a brake cylinder hone....

Agree with using a brake cylinder hone. Concentricity is key to good performance here. I don't think the risk is worth the effort with either sand paper or filing.
07-30-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,261
Posted By SJX426

Got out a little earlier. 16 mile version. Didn't...

Got out a little earlier. 16 mile version. Didn't do Lee Dr.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50170004127_539243357c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jrmoka)Ride along the Rappahannock...
07-29-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By SJX426

I forgot to mention that 10 inch spacing between...

I forgot to mention that 10 inch spacing between mounts works if you off-set or reverse mount bikes. This only applies to drop bar bikes. I have difficulty with up right bars as they are wider. I...
07-29-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By SJX426

I bought a used Tern D8 with a bent something...

I bought a used Tern D8 with a bent something because the pedal was not cycling through staying in the same orientation. Bent peddle? No, bent crank arm.

The doorway between the 2 car garage and...
07-29-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By SJX426

Based on your criteria the answer is no. ...

Based on your criteria the answer is no.

Not limited to Campy parts. I don't really like the style of the DA of this vintage and the removed anodization doesn't help....
07-29-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,261
Posted By SJX426

I am doing mostly the same 15 -26 mile circuit....

I am doing mostly the same 15 -26 mile circuit. Tryin to find spots to post here. A bit difficult to find something to prop the bike. Showed the up river side of the Rappahannock so here is the down...
07-28-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By SJX426

Google your subject and you will find multiple...

Google your subject and you will find multiple threads on the subject.
However, this is my solution with a 12 foot ceiling. I regret it is not 14 or better as I could hang above the garage door....
07-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By SJX426

I stand corrected..... Again! Thanks! Senior...

I stand corrected..... Again! Thanks! Senior moment.
07-28-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 785
Posted By SJX426

A wheel is "true" only if the lateral and radial...

A wheel is "true" only if the lateral and radial deviations ae nearly 0 and the spoke tension is uniform on each side. It is not hard to have a "true" wheel with spoke tension all over the map each...
07-28-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By SJX426

Instead of focusing on the RD, why not move the...

Instead of focusing on the RD, why not move the chain line further out with a longer spindle. Then adjust the cable on the RD to "bottom out" on the shifter, using the shifter stop as your limit...
07-27-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By SJX426

Welcome! Your choices are much less than you have...

Welcome! Your choices are much less than you have listed Nuovo Record are the period correct shifters for that time frame. I don't recall ever seeing Record or Super Record as those "group sets"...
07-26-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,368
Posted By SJX426

I have mostly single pivot or CP brakes on my...

I have mostly single pivot or CP brakes on my bikes. For the build of the De Rosa (1988ish), I decided to step a little further to the present day by going 10V. My intent was to use more period...
07-25-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By SJX426

Note the lack of panto on the seat stay caps....

Note the lack of panto on the seat stay caps. Indicator of a lower level Pin. Haven't seen decals on the TT like that before either. BB gives it the Pin ID. What is the name on the drop outs?
07-24-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,769
Posted By SJX426

hazetguy Just read your post for the first time!...

hazetguy Just read your post for the first time! Don't know how I missed it......oh wait.... could have been a senior moment!
Beautiful bike and I know how you feel/have felt about the whole...
07-24-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By SJX426

Have a stash of them. Converted to Keo's Doin'...

Have a stash of them. Converted to Keo's
Doin' the RWB thang:
https://live.staticflickr.com/5641/23906051292_ce765db483_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CquLb9)2010 Langster Steel 61cm...
07-24-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By SJX426

daka - its about heat control - soak/cooling as...

daka - its about heat control - soak/cooling as it impacts material crystalline structure. It is material mechanical properties driven. Some materials don't like a high delta of temperature in short...
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By SJX426

The Professional was the top of the line in '72....

The Professional was the top of the line in '72. Does it have Professioal on it somewhere? Was the model demoted?
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By SJX426

I picked this up in 2013 for $150. I believe it...

I picked this up in 2013 for $150. I believe it is a Vento. Mininal panto. Couldn't really tell what was original because of the replacement parts. Paint was horrible....
07-22-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,960
Posted By SJX426

Nice thread idea. Causes moments of...

Nice thread idea. Causes moments of consideration!
In the little gray cylinder are tire levers, expired DL for ID, 2 CO2 cartridges and fitting, three paper wipes for sound and rattle avoidance,...
07-22-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By SJX426

Just bought G springs in the last month from...

Just bought G springs in the last month from Branford. Also carrier with G springs.
07-22-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By SJX426

One of the reasons I like Campagnolo. Rebuildable...

One of the reasons I like Campagnolo. Rebuildable assemblies with most parts still available. Just rebuilt 15 year old Ergos for les than $50.
07-22-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

I would try every non-destructive method...

I would try every non-destructive method available before destroying that post. It is a Miche Supertype. Look it up on the bay. Replacement is not inexpensive.
07-22-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By SJX426

Not all wheels are the same. Not all rims are...

Not all wheels are the same.
Not all rims are the same.
Not all hubs are the same.
Not all spokes are the same.
Not all axles are the same.
07-21-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By SJX426

sheddle sums it up well for me. There must be a...

sheddle sums it up well for me. There must be a reason so many bikes in the history of the grand Tours have been Italian. Today the mix is greater but the Italians are more often next to the podium...
07-20-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By SJX426

retrodude Thanks! I have a couple of old parts...

retrodude Thanks! I have a couple of old parts that are not anodized that I hit with Mothers every several years. All my bikes are kept in climate controlled environment when not in use. It works.
07-20-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By SJX426

PM on 1R

PM on 1R
07-20-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,966
Posted By SJX426

This comment may not be appreciated but.... ...

This comment may not be appreciated but....

I purchased a used Pinarello Montello that was equipped with Shimano 74xx except the Chorus Headset. All was original to the bike!
The Trek 610 was...
07-20-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By SJX426

LOL! If you have a mill, GREAT! No great loss...

LOL! If you have a mill, GREAT! No great loss with a Victory crank with its odd ball BCD!

Nice looking bike BTW!

I have the same problem with the triple on the tandem. Gotta get exactly right...
07-20-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By SJX426

A different rear block will not make a difference...

A different rear block will not make a difference IMHO. Which sprocket is the chain on in the back when you have this problem? I would also check chain line and FD operation before spending any...
07-20-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By SJX426

There are DT shifters too. ...

There are DT shifters too.
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retrodude Terrific job on the...
07-20-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By SJX426

Did 25 yesterday in the morning when it was...

Did 25 yesterday in the morning when it was cooler, 87. Humidity was high enough to cut it with a knife. Having a breeze really helps. Stopping for cars is hard to take. Looked for routes that have a...
07-20-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,368
Posted By SJX426

billytwosheds Check out VeloBase.com -...

billytwosheds Check out VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo BR-02CH, Chorus Monoplaner (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=43E64578-FFB6-4A1B-9428-A332FE0D53C2&Enum=117&AbsPos=57). One of...
07-19-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,368
Posted By SJX426

The Monoplanars shown above are Chorus. There...

The Monoplanars shown above are Chorus. There were Athena, Mirage, Veloce and Euclid versions. The early versions of the Chorus were C500''s with the follow on BR-02CH. If the brake calipers are...
07-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 65,854
Posted By SJX426

Went for a 25 miler today. Great ride. As I was...

Went for a 25 miler today. Great ride. As I was taking the bike off the roof, I noticed a loose spoke. Hung the bike up and came back later to remove the wheel and found a flat! Close one. Found the...
07-19-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,368
Posted By SJX426

billytwosheds & tNuvolari The brakes pictured...

billytwosheds & tNuvolari The brakes pictured are not Monoplanar but standard single pivot brakes with styling like the Monoplanars. Common mistake....
07-19-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By SJX426

I have two tubulars, ST 120, in my stock. The...

I have two tubulars, ST 120, in my stock. The spoke calculator, downloaded, has 19 FiR rims listed to choose from.
FiR Antara 2000
FiR EA10
FiR EA50
FiR EA60
FiR EA61
FiR EA65
FiR EL20
FiR...
07-17-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 938
Posted By SJX426

This works if you are willing to take the risk of...

This works if you are willing to take the risk of the crown race breaking. Super Record crown races are notorious for failing.
Personally, I would highly recommend to leave the hammer in the drawer.
07-17-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5539/12105264903_186...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5539/12105264903_1869742f8d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jrGDvR)LC_SideD_00 (https://flic.kr/p/jrGDvR), on Flickr
07-17-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/1530/26376720475_dbb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1530/26376720475_dbb78562cf_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GbPA3F)P1030738 (https://flic.kr/p/GbPA3F), on Flickr
07-17-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By SJX426

Bpor3248 What kind of dent, as in flat spot or...

Bpor3248 What kind of dent, as in flat spot or dent impacting the brake?
07-17-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By SJX426

cango When you install any cable, test for ease...

cango When you install any cable, test for ease of movement through the housing. There should not be any resistance. Typically you find that the cable will have resistance after cutting the housing....
07-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By SJX426

Ger482 You may want to have a discussion with...

Ger482 You may want to have a discussion with pastorbobnlnh who provides freewheel service and is a SME on freewheels.
07-17-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By SJX426

I measured two Campagnolo posts. Both, a Chorus...

I measured two Campagnolo posts. Both, a Chorus Aero and a NR, measured 57mm (2.25:") from the top of the line to the end of the post. I believe that may be enough to get the end to the bottom of the...
07-17-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 664
Posted By SJX426

I struggled over this with my Evoque. I have two...

I struggled over this with my Evoque. I have two Jeeps with factory 2" receivers and a Yakima rack with the capability of configuring for 2 or 4 bikes with top tubs. Tough for mixtes and step through...
07-17-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By SJX426

shnibop Spindle lengths?

shnibop Spindle lengths?
07-17-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By SJX426

Isaakbr So you could contact De Rosa directly...

Isaakbr So you could contact De Rosa directly and ask. I did for my Pro and they responded within a day or two. The only issue I had is that they missed the year by about 3. They said 91 and the...
07-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,850
Posted By SJX426

Definitely oval.

Definitely oval.
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