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06-23-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By thinktubes

There are several thousand better (and easier)...

There are several thousand better (and easier) ways to make money than flipping stuff.
06-19-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,638
Posted By easyupbug

Newbie, you made a common mistake in asking a...

Newbie, you made a common mistake in asking a question of someone who has not posted here in 14 years. I doubt you will get an answer and am no painter so suggest searching for a much newer thread...
06-16-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By shelbyfv

Pacenti Brevet...

Pacenti Brevet https://pacenticycledesign.com/collections/rims/products/brevet-rim-700c or H Plus Son TB 14 https://www.bikehubstore.com/H-Plus-Son-TB14-23mm-Rim-p/tb14.htm are both classic looking.
06-15-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,696
Posted By BluesDawg

Thanks for the description. Took 10 seconds to...

Thanks for the description. Took 10 seconds to find a link.
https://youtu.be/7MJFHWd3XcY
06-09-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,146
Posted By jadocs

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.

You never adjust reach by moving the saddle.
06-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,081
Posted By veganbikes

Whining? Oy vey y'all are crazy. People are so...

Whining? Oy vey y'all are crazy. People are so butthurt about the bicycle industry here it makes no sense. You realize that Shimano pulled a bunch of stuff from QBP a while back and I see no reason...
06-08-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,081
Posted By hazetguy

old news.:deadhorse2: ...

old news.:deadhorse2:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1162595-chain-reaction-cycles-shimano.html...
06-07-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,482
Posted By 79pmooney

If you shoot for the middle of the range...

If you shoot for the middle of the range suggested by Park for the spoke diameters you've got, you won't be far off. Right rear will have to be highish to get the left rear into acceptable. (A very...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Current Project

I haven't offered anything up lately. In the past a lull in the torch projects was typical as the retail shop hours ramped up. This spring is different. I got a lot done last winter while recovering...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By dsaul

I have a Cricut and it does a great job of...

I have a Cricut and it does a great job of cutting vinyl decals and paint masks. I'd be happy to cut some for you, if you have a file. If it's an available font, I can do it without a file.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,552
Posted By JohnDThompson

I was Trek's warranty inspector back when they...

I was Trek's warranty inspector back when they made lugged steel and bonded aluminum frames. Rust under the paint is obvious from the bubbling, and not a warranty issue. Even rusty steel frames...
05-30-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,555
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

It depends. I have a Cannondale F400...

It depends.

I have a Cannondale F400 aluminum frame mountain bike. I love that bike and wouldn’t trade it for a CF mountain bike.

I have two Colnago CF bikes. I love those bikes. I wouldn’t...
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,284
Posted By skidder

I put a new one on my roof about three years ago...

I put a new one on my roof about three years ago for a second television I have. Works great here in the media-heavy Los Angeles area for getting all the broadcast stations, PBS, foreign station...
05-27-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,796
Posted By Kabuki12

My brother moved there a couple of years ago. He...

My brother moved there a couple of years ago. He could no longer afford to live in Southern California. He rented a condo here in Ventura for many years and the owner kept the rent reasonable(for...
05-26-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,259
Posted By Oldsledz

I got one of these bikes about a month ago at a...

I got one of these bikes about a month ago at a yard sale. I see the reflectors on mine are round and has them in the wheels. Here are some photos, if anyone wants to see photos of any other...
05-26-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By Ct03911

Lou Sebo 1960 Paramount

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1334/bbec6d5d_d019_4fd5_b3aa_0a1ad8612b80_13375f776d051037dd9275b02a4b5de1814fa0fe.png...
05-21-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,688
Posted By mstateglfr

How has this gone unresponded to? ...well I...

How has this gone unresponded to?
...well I guess I can understand that many dont want to go down the rabbit hole that is disagreeing with something in a cycco post.

No chance is this accurate. ...
05-21-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,818
Posted By bruce19

As has been said, what works for you. With this...

As has been said, what works for you. With this addendum......your butt will change as you get more miles in the saddle. So, today's uncomfortable saddle might work just fine in a month or two.
05-21-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,035
Posted By burnthesheep

Let's keep it on topic with the female...

Let's keep it on topic with the female testosterone topic instead of Lance.

I say establish a "norm". If you're biologically your gender at present and from birth but happened to win the lottery,...
05-20-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,035
Posted By seau grateau

Fav part of that article: "No winner after...

Fav part of that article: "No winner after Armstrong disqualified. Six of the seven overall runners-up to Armstrong (all except Joseba Beloki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseba_Beloki) in 2002)...
05-20-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,688
Posted By TimothyH

With all due respect, you simply don't know what...

With all due respect, you simply don't know what you are talking about.

This simply isn't true and your statement illustrates a fundamental lack of understanding about the most basic aspects of...
05-20-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,688
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of ignorance in this thread. Modern...

Lots of ignorance in this thread.

Modern steel tubing can be made into frames with any ride characteristics desired, as stiff and responsive as you want, and surprisingly light.

Crappy carbon...
05-20-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,688
Posted By Machka

Now? It's been the thing for decades. If...

Now? It's been the thing for decades.

If you do a Google search on "steel is real" quote, the first result up is dated 2005.

Plus of course, bicycles have been built out of steel since ......
05-18-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,752
Posted By DowneasTTer

Over the past 45 years of riding both my wife and...

Over the past 45 years of riding both my wife and I have crashed several times, Quite a few of those times our helmets ended up being cracked. I wonder if we would be still riding 30 miles a day @...
05-18-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,246
Posted By fietsbob

Cool tool was Cool (at 1 time they had a Ti...

Cool tool was Cool (at 1 time they had a Ti version ).. Gerber bought them out as I understand


There is a multitool Wiki?
https://wiki.multitool.org/tiki-index.php?page=Cool+Tool
...
05-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By TiHabanero

DT Swiss Wheel Building Class

We sent a mechanic who never built a wheel before to the DT Swiss wheel building class and he came back able to build incredibly great wheels and fully understands the dynamics of the wheel and the...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,928
Posted By mikeread

The frame has been back from the painters for a...

The frame has been back from the painters for a few days, built into a bike and ridden twice. Pic below and more on 'show us your builds'

I have to say I am more pleased with it than I expected to...
05-16-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Here's a link to Jobst Brandt's book, which I...

Here's a link to Jobst Brandt's book, which I find to be an invaluable reference.
https://www.scribd.com/doc/261771508/The-Bicycle-Wheel-Jobst-Brandt-3rd-Ed
05-14-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By jefnvk

What'd I just buy? $19 Phillips 3 speed

Well, my Salvation Army habit turned up something I've always wanted: a British 3 speed utility bike. Anything I should know about this, beyond it was apparently just a rebadged Raleigh, not...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By Bandera

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes...

Don't know if Hank is retired or not at Helotes Bicycle, haven't been over that way in awhile, but he's the Old School real deal.

Helotes Bike Shop, Texas...
05-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By HillRider

There are two major categories of "Stainless...

There are two major categories of "Stainless Steel" in common use:

The 300-series which are known generically as "18/8 chrome/nickel" and have a low carbon content. The most common grades are 303...
05-13-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Wildwood

The most correct answer is: The one that fits...

The most correct answer is: The one that fits best and makes you want to ride your bike. Electronic shifting and discs put you on the top of the bike heap.

Sorry to hear about your stolen mtb,...
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,392
Posted By spinnaker

Why should it be? Regulate desire for the size of...

Why should it be? Regulate desire for the size of vehicle with the natural price of gas. Make alternative more attractive like better public transit. and even better idea, incentivize companies to...
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,392
Posted By spinnaker

They are building the vehicles that people want.

They are building the vehicles that people want.
05-13-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By jimincalif

For campus bikes, think Craigslist and $50. ...

For campus bikes, think Craigslist and $50. They get left outside, and anything better gets stolen or parts stolen from it.
05-06-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,814
Posted By Hiro11

Nature's Bakery fig bars from Costco. So much...

Nature's Bakery fig bars from Costco. So much better than Fig Newtons, easy to open package, not expensive, taste great on the bike without drying out your mouth.
05-06-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,814
Posted By indyfabz

I stick with Cliff Bars. Surprisingly easy to...

I stick with Cliff Bars. Surprisingly easy to find when I am touring in unfamiliar places. Biggest problem can sometimes be finding acceptable flavors. I don't like chocolate.

Query: What's the...
04-30-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,666
Posted By Duragrouch

What it comes down to is this: Do you want...

What it comes down to is this: Do you want minimally adequate lube, or good (better) lube?

I've used WD40 in a pinch when I had nothing else. It's better than dry. But it's not best, and fairly...
04-29-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By jonafd17

I just noticed the questions on Columbus Max were...

I just noticed the questions on Columbus Max were from January, but since I put together these links about Max I thought I'd share them. Max was originally designed for lugs and the lugs added a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,739
Posted By dmanthree

Interesting Look at Rolling Resistance

The rolling resistance site has tested the same tire, a GP 5000, at a variety of pressures. As usual, larger tires roll easier at higher pressures, but not by much. What was interesting to me was the...
04-23-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By kc0yef

here is the link VO Rims...

here is the link
VO Rims (https://velo-orange.com/collections/rims)
Forum: Framebuilders
04-23-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Doug Fattic

Getting the most out of propane with multi-port tips

Propane is an excellent choice as a fuel for building bicycle frames. It is much cheaper and way more convenient to buy and transport than acetylene. It burns cleaner and doesn’t give off soot....
04-20-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By JohnDThompson

Bicycles are neither high-speed nor high load nor...

Bicycles are neither high-speed nor high load nor high temperature nor high moisture environments, so just about any grease is "appropriate" (well, maybe not bacon grease, if only because it degrades...
04-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By Standalone

76 miles with my youngest!

What a Trooper! 37 miles into a huge 30+ mph headwind, and then home. The bridge at the Farmington River is a great rail trail destination. Happy spring!...
Forum: Foo
02-10-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,714
Posted By daoswald

My desktop system is one I built using a...

My desktop system is one I built using a SandyBridge i7-2700k overclocked to 4.7GHZ. 16GB RAM, an SSD, a couple spindle drives, and a GTX1070 graphics card. The i7-2700k is pretty old, but...
02-10-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,944
Posted By TakingMyTime

I would say that the fit is not the problem.

I would say that the fit is not the problem.
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