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02-25-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By squirtdad

skin on frame ...

skin on frame

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4Q6CCwzTV4

Skin on Frame Canoe (SOF) build-along - jonsbushcraft.com (http://www.jonsbushcraft.com/sof-skin-on-frame-canoe-3.htm)
02-25-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 625
Posted By squirtdad

dude you can approach it that way, but you are...

dude you can approach it that way, but you are not dealing with reality, simple fact is you will get a flat sometime. take the stuff with you that you can change/fix a flat, especially if it is...
02-25-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 308
Posted By squirtdad

slim pickings..... it would be worth your while...

slim pickings..... it would be worth your while to do a paid member ship and post a WTB in C&V for sale

this is all I saw for montgomery

lemond ...
02-25-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By squirtdad

OT but dear to my heart, my dad and I build a...

OT but dear to my heart, my dad and I build a strip canoe when I was 14.....as much to help him quit smoking as anything. it made many trips down the missouri river in Montana

there are a lot...
02-25-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 625
Posted By squirtdad

bottom line fact of life is you will get flats, ...

bottom line fact of life is you will get flats, nothing can prevent it 100%, so you should be prepared for a flat. everything you need (irons, tube (1 or 2) patch kit fit in a small under seat...
02-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 625
Posted By squirtdad

I can only share my experience...... but gator...

I can only share my experience...... but gator skins seem to be well regarded, I have them on one my bikes and have had good results, but it is not a high mileage bike,

While I have not had...
02-24-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 625
Posted By squirtdad

I have tried using sealant in high pressure road...

I have tried using sealant in high pressure road tires with tubes (think corsa g+ and Conti GP5000) 28 mm at 110-115 psi, in general it has not worked well, but is has spewed out making a mess...
02-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the...

FWIW If I have a tire rim combo that make the install hard, I make myself simulate fixing a flat to ensure that the tools/knowledge I have are up to the task before i have to do it in a non fun...
02-24-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By squirtdad

Make a tubular tire ...

Make a tubular tire https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/making-tubulars.html
02-24-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,126
Posted By squirtdad

you need a minkey on your shoulder to act as a...

you need a minkey on your shoulder to act as a distraction
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/273x185/minky_0f73d632d47fe4d88bd175b501df776e3802e966.jpg
02-24-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By squirtdad

I had corsa G+ 28 on and the ride/handling was...

I had corsa G+ 28 on and the ride/handling was fantastic.......but i had flat issues: 6 flats in 600 miles, I switched to GP5000 and no flats in 400 miles (though I just jinxed it) ymmv
02-24-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw here is how I had it built....... Brooks...

fwiw here is how I had it built....... Brooks swift, 105 5800, Mavic open pro on ultegra 6800, Nitto seat post, stem, and noodle bars

can't wait to see SJX426 final build.
...
02-21-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By squirtdad

congrats 200 lb loss........what type of riding...

congrats 200 lb loss........what type of riding going to do and what type of bike are you looking for....... where you are now you can get and ride almost anything, just keep the spoke count up on...
02-21-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 751
Posted By squirtdad

Probably worth your investment to be a paid...

Probably worth your investment to be a paid member and put up a WTB in the C&V sales. Not sure how much difficulty cost come in in shipping from the states to canada
02-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By squirtdad

as always it depends. much of the euro car...

as always it depends. much of the euro car factory is made by thule so it is no different in quality than buying after market.

If you have roof rails you should use them, and you probably...
02-21-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 477
Posted By squirtdad

+1

+1
02-20-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,219
Posted By squirtdad

This started with a tubular tire purpose.....just...

This started with a tubular tire purpose.....just goes to show that tubies are the devil "tubies rhyme with T and stand for Trouble, right here in C&V city"
02-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,126
Posted By squirtdad

talk to school security....

talk to school security....
02-20-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By squirtdad

1) need apple apple comparison...... how about...

1) need apple apple comparison...... how about gp5000 which are great tires Tubeless have psi of 65 to 87 and weigh 379g...... clincher psi 85- 100 and weigh 289g (tube adds 143 g if not race...
02-20-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By squirtdad

there are simple X versions you can make, but...

there are simple X versions you can make, but they are good only for light work.

I experimented with pvc and gas pipe stands......anything solid is going to be more expensive than you think I...
02-20-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,209
Posted By squirtdad

just because you do it doesn't make it right or...

just because you do it doesn't make it right or safe there are fast lunch rides in my area that have been so disruptful (i.e large groups running reds on busy roads) that communities pushed for...
02-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By squirtdad

nice....and my wife got 2 cats......but they like...

nice....and my wife got 2 cats......but they like me better :)
02-19-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 589
Posted By squirtdad

as noted before...unless that "aerodynamic"...

as noted before...unless that "aerodynamic" bulge can be removed you simply have too big of tire for the frame, especially as the rear dropout is vertical (i.e no way to move wheel back)

Riding...
02-19-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By squirtdad

depends on whether the significant other notices...

depends on whether the significant other notices ore not :) Word to the wise, my wife has no interest in those death traps, but caught a glimpse of de rosa red and asked what the new bike...
02-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,703
Posted By squirtdad

Freeze-off and the sheldon bolt method with a)...

Freeze-off and the sheldon bolt method with a) good quality bolt )long lever (often 2 person job) c) turning the right way
02-18-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By squirtdad

HR is a measure of that and not work, and it has...

HR is a measure of that and not work, and it has a loose relationship to how much work you are doing (effort) but you need watts to measure work

I use HR in training to tell me if I am in the...
02-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 748
Posted By squirtdad

nice

nice
02-13-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,674
Posted By squirtdad

it sure looks to me like it failed at the edge of...

it sure looks to me like it failed at the edge of the weld bead all around. Which suggest that something about the welding introduced a failure point that is what makes me feel the integrity of the...
02-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By squirtdad

how does the super light ride?

how does the super light ride?
02-13-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By squirtdad

you sound like you might have been like an IBM...

you sound like you might have been like an IBM mainframe sysadmin I worked with at Stanford Hosipital.....he hacked an amiga to use as a 3270 console
02-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,674
Posted By squirtdad

I would ask in the framebuilders forum, but my...

I would ask in the framebuilders forum, but my guess is that the response is the frame is toast. if the weld failed in a low stress area (unless you were using 1 inch of seat tube) what are the...
02-12-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirtdad

There is always the 3 for $50 yellow jersey...

There is always the 3 for $50 yellow jersey tires. I have no experience, some love them some hate them tubular tire sewup tire Servizio Corse $19.95 tubular tires at Yellow Jersey; possibly the Best...
02-11-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By squirtdad

Torpado for the win. I had had a torpado...

Torpado for the win. I had had a torpado super strada.....nice panto and it punched above it's weight class in terms of ride, handling etc. This was with allele double butted tubing. I...
02-11-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 748
Posted By squirtdad

what is the name of the coffee shop......good to...

what is the name of the coffee shop......good to know if i get down south......
02-10-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,499
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO this is perfect and superbly beneficial...

IMHO this is perfect and superbly beneficial use of ebike technology
02-10-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,499
Posted By squirtdad

the real mess is the do e-bikes belong in bike...

the real mess is the do e-bikes belong in bike lanes argument (complicated by scooters, electric only no peds, etc) :popcorn
02-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,352
Posted By squirtdad

some ideas... bit difficult as size is a guess ...

some ideas... bit difficult as size is a guess


nice bike #160 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=160) 23" or ~58 cm ...maybe to big ...
02-07-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By squirtdad

assuming you mean shifters not integrated with...

assuming you mean shifters not integrated with the brakes :)

I have had not problems with using a cheapy sun race shifter with deore RD to shift a fairly wide range sram 8 spd cassette. I did...
02-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirtdad

there are deals to be had on the UK bike shops ...

there are deals to be had on the UK bike shops

I have put these on my 84 team miyata, I don't have a lot of miles on them yet so can't talk to durability, but the ride is fantastic. to me...
02-06-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54,355
Views: 7,643,560
Posted By squirtdad

this looks really sweet for Los Angeles/ SoCall...

this looks really sweet for Los Angeles/ SoCall types

Mint condition Nishiki Prestige Road Bike - $325https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/los-angeles-mint-condition-nishiki/7067303857.html...
02-06-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,033
Posted By squirtdad

wow, super nice. can't wait for an extended...

wow, super nice. can't wait for an extended ride report and glamour shots with flowers in the spring

I think it is interesting also in the timeless look and lifetime of the steel, lugged,...
02-06-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By squirtdad

WolfgangVerne this is a little above that...

WolfgangVerne this is a little above that range at 325 but it is really pretty...... https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/los-angeles-mint-condition-nishiki/7067303857.html

...
02-06-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,445
Posted By squirtdad

I am guessing that some would not think of this...

I am guessing that some would not think of this as clyde bike....but is is my daily rider at 241 (down from 268 and riding this bike)

Steel frame and 32 spoke wheels

85 Team Miyata..... mavic...
02-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By squirtdad

WolfgangVerne localish to you and nice bike

WolfgangVerne localish to you and nice bike
02-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By squirtdad

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1192881-1986-bianchi-vittorio-size-56-a.html
02-05-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By squirtdad

Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by...

Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by Yellow Jersey; Thoughts on a Front Wheel (http://www.yellowjersey.org/frontwheel.html)

also look at totally tubular in the stick section
02-05-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 565
Posted By squirtdad

I would not do that, too big of holes too close...

I would not do that, too big of holes too close to each other. and if you are using for brake cables there is a fair of mount of force, so my conservative self would be skeptical of gluing also.
...
02-05-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 125,792
Posted By squirtdad

Tape is super easy, but gluing is really not...

Tape is super easy, but gluing is really not hard at all

this is what was most straight forward video on tubular gluing and mounting Tubular Tire Mounting Cement Gluing Adhesion by Yellow...
02-04-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I could get 28 on my 89 miyata 1400 and...

fwiw I could get 28 on my 89 miyata 1400 and on my 85 Miyata team with no problem so just becuase it is race or racy in mid to late 80's it does not mean max of 25 or 23

not sure about price...
02-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By squirtdad

I had RD Coyote ski's..... but I am sure that is...

I had RD Coyote ski's..... but I am sure that is no help at all
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