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08-12-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,855
Posted By rosefarts

I have an 86 Spectrum and an 03 Tallerico. Both...

I have an 86 Spectrum and an 03 Tallerico. Both amazing.

There's no comparison though.

Ergo bars, ergo shifters, shift ramps, titanium and carbon fiber bits. There is a little more than 4...
08-10-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 601
Posted By rosefarts

So I've never had one. I build a fair amount of...

So I've never had one. I build a fair amount of wheels for myself and always have had good luck. No failures and everything stays true. I only weigh 140 but I do ride pretty hard.

I guage my...
08-08-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By rosefarts

I have made a Campy short cage shift a 12-30 with...

I have made a Campy short cage shift a 12-30 with a bit of head scratching.

I tried a Miche 13-29 and almost immediately went to Campy. It just shifted like crap. I might have gotten a bad one,...
08-08-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 751
Posted By rosefarts

It's a cassette and it's a complete 7400 group....

It's a cassette and it's a complete 7400 group. It's still there when on friction too, since I wondered the same thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 390,823
Posted By rosefarts

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Occasional windmill, a few deer, eventually opening up into a...
08-04-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,131
Posted By rosefarts

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My kid loves his Grandpa's bike. That's 8 speed Dura Ace with...
08-02-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,131
Posted By rosefarts

I bet you're right. Cycling is full of half...

I bet you're right. Cycling is full of half ideas.

Look at the suspension of the early 90s, or bar ends, or softride, or really just about anything i used to really really want.
08-02-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 926
Posted By rosefarts

I hope this is the last post on this subject. ...

I hope this is the last post on this subject.

The local cobbler, which has been in business for over 100 years, the oldest business in town, fixed them. For $5!

I wish he'd been a little more...
07-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,988
Posted By rosefarts

The old water bottle dilemma.

Same story, different characters.

1986 Spectrum, almost showroom nice, has one water bottle.

Anyway, I thought it would be pretty cool to do a century on it, since the previous owner never did....
07-26-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By rosefarts

Sounds like a lot of work for $25 profit.

Sounds like a lot of work for $25 profit.
07-26-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 628
Posted By rosefarts

I did a manual upload to Strava and it was very...

I did a manual upload to Strava and it was very easy.

I don't give 2 ****s about Garmin, I just use them to link to Strava. I do wish that I could connect my Garmin it without their website and...
07-19-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By rosefarts

I went through this with Rust-Oleum and a fork...

I went through this with Rust-Oleum and a fork not too long ago. Turns out that my clear coat was not compatible with the paint. It causes alligator skin, it settled down but never looked good. The...
07-18-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By rosefarts

If you're 5'1", you know, tall

If you're 5'1", you know, tall
07-18-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By rosefarts

It really depends where you live. If you're...

It really depends where you live.

If you're in Colorado or most of it's neighbors, no problem as long as you keep the rain off.

I lived in Bermuda for a while. I kept my bike on a covered porch...
07-18-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,082
Posted By rosefarts

I mean yeah, I'm drinking on an early Saturday...

I mean yeah, I'm drinking on an early Saturday afternoon too.
07-15-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,875
Posted By rosefarts

In my mid 20s I climbed fast. Won a couple hill...

In my mid 20s I climbed fast. Won a couple hill climbs, did well at a lot of steep races. My bike was 53/39 and 11-23 most of the time. I had a "climbing" cog at 12-25 I'd occasionally run, like if...
07-13-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,944
Posted By rosefarts

I've turned all my favorite foods into a stool...

I've turned all my favorite foods into a stool...
07-13-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,339
Posted By rosefarts

I get that. I'm commenting on the idea of running...

I get that. I'm commenting on the idea of running a steel nut down the tube once the file work is done. Getting the right nut could be laughably easy or almost impossible.
07-09-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,587
Posted By rosefarts

Is the chain lubed?

Is the chain lubed?
07-08-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By rosefarts

I think you'll get more responses if you change...

I think you'll get more responses if you change your thread title to "help me identify old peugot"

It looks good, mid 80s, no lugs, pump peg, old school clipless.
07-08-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By rosefarts

Great looking bike. Head over to the Classic and...

Great looking bike. Head over to the Classic and Vintage forum. By far the most active and most helpful sub forum on the site.
07-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,109
Posted By rosefarts

Hmm. I like my 10 speed. I have a 12-30 and...

Hmm. I like my 10 speed.

I have a 12-30 and 11-25 in good shape. I use an 11 speed 50/34. That bike will get up some hills.

I don't put too many miles on it between all the other bikes but I'd...
07-05-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By rosefarts

Heck yeah. My youngest really likes grandpa's...

Heck yeah. My youngest really likes grandpa's bike.

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07-04-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By rosefarts

Probably his head, given the lack of helmet. ...

Probably his head, given the lack of helmet.

Can you imagine riding further than around the block with a lifting belt on?
07-04-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,513
Posted By rosefarts

So I've managed to get tubeless to seal perfectly...

So I've managed to get tubeless to seal perfectly with more specifically designed rims.

I have a pair of Stan's 340's and Schwalbe Pro One's. Perfect seal, first time. In fact, Stan's rims +...
06-30-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By rosefarts

There's a Trek 531 fork on eBay right now for...

There's a Trek 531 fork on eBay right now for $160 (I think that's crazy but who knows).

In theory you could sell the fork and recoup the money.

Other than that, you could cut off the rear...
06-30-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By rosefarts

We can't finish this without a picture of the...

We can't finish this without a picture of the actual bike though.
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06-30-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By rosefarts

One thing I found super cool was the...

One thing I found super cool was the correspondence. Cursive is hard to read sometimes.
...
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,060
Posted By rosefarts

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't...

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't happen the most.
06-30-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 12,060
Posted By rosefarts

More control over the bike, no shin slams, and...

More control over the bike, no shin slams, and the ability to find and keep a perfect pedaling position. Yep, no better.
06-26-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,699
Posted By rosefarts

It's an ncbi article if you are more sober than...

It's an ncbi article if you are more sober than me currently. I definitely looked it up at the start of Covid when I got winded wheeling a patient down the hall wearing an n95
06-26-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,699
Posted By rosefarts

So the scientific data has shown that it tends to...

So the scientific data has shown that it tends to slightly increase the strength of your inspiratory muscles and has no real effect on hematocrit or the factors we think of for increased athletic...
06-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,377
Posted By rosefarts

I thought it was cast iron?

I thought it was cast iron?
06-24-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By rosefarts

I'm kinda excited about that. I currently either...

I'm kinda excited about that. I currently either grease with a popsicle stick or a 10cc syringe with a large borrow blunt needle on the end.
06-23-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,829
Posted By rosefarts

Skin, skinniness, age. I did almost all my...

Skin, skinniness, age.

I did almost all my racing in my teens and twenties with nothing, cause I had the butt of a young man.

At 40, I can still mix it up a bit but I've got to be a lot more...
06-21-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By rosefarts

I prefer "Rookie Ring"

I prefer "Rookie Ring"
06-14-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By rosefarts

I go rock climbing. Between a couple kids and a...

I go rock climbing. Between a couple kids and a bum toe that's getting better and better, cycling made more sense for the last few years.

I really am typically way more into climbing than cycling.
06-08-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,580
Posted By rosefarts

I'll give you a more serious answer. ...

I'll give you a more serious answer.

Possibility 1. Something up with the fork. I just went through this. I had a Hylix carbon from eBay. It had some integrated race that the bearing sat directly...
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,580
Posted By rosefarts

Inner ear infection?

Inner ear infection?
06-06-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By rosefarts

I think you'd want with a bike that's pretty...

I think you'd want with a bike that's pretty classic to start with. That will mean a bike that won't feel dated in a few short years.

Steel and mechanical shifters. Done correctly, even with disc...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-05-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By rosefarts

Picked it up today. I learned an interesting new...

Picked it up today. I learned an interesting new fact. My fork was originally threaded and at some point in the past, the threads were filled with braze. This wasn't apparent with a thin layer of...
05-31-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By rosefarts

I have a Campy 12-30 10 speed that I bought new 2...

I have a Campy 12-30 10 speed that I bought new 2 years ago. They're around.

50x12 gets you 27 mph @ 80 rpm.

10 and 11 teeth are for a smaller chainring. It gets used a lot more in a 1x set up...
05-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By rosefarts

Not your first choice but 12 Speed Etap Sram...

Not your first choice but 12 Speed Etap Sram Eagle will work with with Sram road E road shifters.

That could probably give you a 36 or 38 x10-50.

It would also mandate hydraulic brakes and 1x....
05-20-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By rosefarts

When I had one, I rode with him at 6 months or...

When I had one, I rode with him at 6 months or so, with a Snuggler seat pad. It was fine, he mostly slept.

With 2, I waited longer because my older one went through a phase where he'd beat on his...
05-17-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
Posted By rosefarts

Added 15 lbs to my training rides

Almost all my base mileage is with my kids. I would have added the little one sooner but I didn't trust the toddler not to beat on him for a while.

Two typical bike path loops are 18 and 26 miles....
05-16-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By rosefarts

It doesn't matter, they're trashed. Cut as much...

It doesn't matter, they're trashed.
Cut as much as you can off then take the rest with Goo gone.
05-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By rosefarts

A chain tool has two "rows" the first is the one...

A chain tool has two "rows" the first is the one you put your chain in to push out the pin. The second thicker one, is for giving a stiff link a tenth of a turn and loosening it.

It's still on...
05-13-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,412
Posted By rosefarts

You're getting a lot of answers from people who...

You're getting a lot of answers from people who don't race. I don't know if you can take a lot of responses seriously.

Look for a sub 20lb bike that can fit 40's. Good chance this means carbon but...
05-01-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,735
Posted By rosefarts

I was going to put up a picture of my brakes but...

I was going to put up a picture of my brakes but these are the same. Cheap and pretty easy to get right.

I've got them running on a gravel bike that I absolutely bomb down some awfully steep...
04-28-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By rosefarts

Had a whole day to kill

Truck at the mechanic on my way to work, towed off the interstate in a town I've only driven through. Wife could pick me up in the evening, so I had some time to burn.
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