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02-09-18, 05:31 PM
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Posted By triumph.1

Well after messing around with the suggestions on...

Well after messing around with the suggestions on here most of today, I could not come up with a decent fix to any of the three stronglight cranks. I had a newer non period correct Miche on the...
02-08-18, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

Dry, I am afraid. grease completely slipped my...

Dry, I am afraid. grease completely slipped my mind as I generally don't ride vintage bikes a lot anymore.
02-08-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

I talked to a friend who mentioned over the years...

I talked to a friend who mentioned over the years he had gotten a hold of several cranks that had the same symptom as my stronglight crank issues. He said he finally figured it out that the cranks...
02-05-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

Whoa, this looks like a simple fix, thanks for...

Whoa, this looks like a simple fix, thanks for that link!
02-05-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

I will give the suggestions a try, thanks all for...

I will give the suggestions a try, thanks all for the direction. I have a good friend that is a true vintage guy and he is gonna try to get over to assess the issues first hand. It would be nice to...
02-05-18, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

The spindle spins as true as new with the campy...

The spindle spins as true as new with the campy crank on it and I did just change the bb to the strong light bb I have and there is no difference. This would definately indicate and issue with the...
02-05-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

I just put on the strong light bb and no...

I just put on the strong light bb and no difference all three spin with untrue side to side. I guess I will have to try and return three bad cranks and run the 53/42 campy crank I have which will...
02-05-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By triumph.1

Stronglight cranks

I need some expert advice. I have been trying to buy a stronglight 99 crank for an Eroica bike I have and was hoping to fit a 50/34 set of rings to make climbing easieer. I purchased three cranks...
09-05-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By triumph.1

As long as it is before 1987 I am ok.

As long as it is before 1987 I am ok.
09-05-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By triumph.1

Stronglight 80

I am looking at using a different crank for Eroica california next april due to the difficulty of the long route and being in gravel, I want any advantage I can get by with. I would like to use a...
08-31-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By triumph.1

I know this, but does not answer my...

I know this, but does not answer my curiosity............
08-31-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By triumph.1

Thats info I can use. I think of all the people...

Thats info I can use. I think of all the people that I have seen on forums and discussions preach you will basically die if you use damaged carbon, but I always wonder if the truth of the matter is...
08-31-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By triumph.1

No, I said The wheels are 5 years old and I have...

No, I said The wheels are 5 years old and I have used the wheel damaged for the last year. I want to know what the real risk is running the wheel on a slow moving gravel, flat trail bike as I don't...
08-31-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By triumph.1

Carbon delamination

hi,

I am about five years into several sets of crap easton carbon clinchers and one set has finally started to delaminate around the rear brake track. Last season I had a small spot delam and...
03-11-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,246
Posted By triumph.1

Is there any word about a lap function yet on...

Is there any word about a lap function yet on the 505? This is the only thing holding me back from getting away from Garmin products. A lap function is a pretty necessary function when you are...
12-14-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,837
Posted By triumph.1

I would also like to find out more about this...

I would also like to find out more about this product. A friend of mine just got one and has only used it twice, but he says the biggest annoyance is that you can't really do any out of the saddle...
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By triumph.1

Thanks for the suggestions. Funny I checked...

Thanks for the suggestions. Funny I checked google last week and came up empty handed, funny how things just appear when you need them sometimes. :)
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By triumph.1

blue cable housing

I am trying to come up with a close match to the dark blue cable housing on my 85 Bianchi, but everything available seems to be more of a royal blue. I have attached a picture of what I bought new...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-11-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 871
Posted By triumph.1

Columbus, OH area

I will be in the Columbus area for work the week of the 24th August and will be able to take my bike. Does anyone know of a group or a few individuals that would be willing to ride in the late...
06-20-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By triumph.1

I see it's an e clip and campy usa is sending out...

I see it's an e clip and campy usa is sending out today. will measure new ones i get to save measurement and buy on ebay along with e clip install tool simple enough...................
06-20-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By triumph.1

front DR c clip

The c clip that holds the "pivot shaft" on the front DR is no longer on my FD and the shaft works it's way out of the FD. I had another DR and like a dummy took the c clip off of it, but upon trying...
06-04-13, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By triumph.1

Thanks for clarifying that for me. :thumb:

Thanks for clarifying that for me. :thumb:
06-03-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By triumph.1

ultra torque bearing orientation.

Silly as it may seem, I am replacing the bearings in my ultra torque crank and upon removing the bearings I didn't check to see if the orange side of the bearing or the clear side was facing out or...
03-14-13, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,702
Posted By triumph.1

I have never lived there, but when ever I hear...

I have never lived there, but when ever I hear the term used I always think it sounds silly. The two people I've heard use it the most were originally from California and left. Maybe it's their way...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-14-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

Last year in the 80's this time, 10 days out...

Last year in the 80's this time, 10 days out looks uninspiring. Cold, wet and windy..................
Forum: Great Lakes
03-08-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

40's this weekend, woo hoo!

40's this weekend, woo hoo!
03-01-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,728
Posted By triumph.1

lol, the lady I rode behind in that particular...

lol, the lady I rode behind in that particular ride was a tri athlete. I finally said to her she had a heck of a race strategy to drop bottles in front of others to ensure she stayed out front. :)
03-01-13, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,728
Posted By triumph.1

I haven't used an under seat mount cage before,...

I haven't used an under seat mount cage before, but on the one occasion I rode behind someone with one I nearly wrecked twice when the bottle ejected from the cage onto the road when bumpy road was...
03-01-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 140,331
Posted By triumph.1

I love this picture. :thumb:

I love this picture. :thumb:
Forum: Great Lakes
02-26-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

Ha! so much for that pipe dream.

Ha! so much for that pipe dream.
02-25-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,125
Posted By triumph.1

gecho, thanks for that info. I'll check ut the...

gecho, thanks for that info. I'll check ut the link you gave me. I figured it would be better than walking through the snow.
02-25-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,125
Posted By triumph.1

I have been looking at one of these so I can have...

I have been looking at one of these so I can have better access to remote areas during winter for photography. Do they handle as well as they look in the video?
02-23-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By triumph.1

my phone can track me so the garmin tracking...

my phone can track me so the garmin tracking would be a waste. I'll stick with the 500.
02-23-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,294
Posted By triumph.1

Scratches in aluminum can be removed by varying...

Scratches in aluminum can be removed by varying degrees of fine grit wet/dry sand paper depending on the severity of the scratch. I've used this technique on motorcycle restoration for a few decades...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-22-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

Heck no, a few more weeks and it'll start looking...

Heck no, a few more weeks and it'll start looking up. This time of year even when it does snow it doesn't stay long and the roads are at least clean quickly.
02-20-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,798
Posted By triumph.1

Good tips chombi. Had this been a restoration,...

Good tips chombi. Had this been a restoration, I'd of taken the time to do a lot of detailing, but this was originally built for a cheap winter beater so I just cleaned it up a bit. I will probably...
02-20-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,232
Posted By triumph.1

blackwalls are good.

blackwalls are good.
02-20-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,798
Posted By triumph.1

The light isn't good and these are not the black...

The light isn't good and these are not the black wheels, but it's ready to ride when it gets nice out. Also the original decals on the seat tube are spaced farther apart than the new one, but I...
02-19-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,143
Posted By triumph.1

I wish I would have seen this before I bloodied...

I wish I would have seen this before I bloodied myself up. A question on the same line. How about the other side where a hook type wrench is used? It seems it is even worse to slip off and even...
02-18-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By triumph.1

After I tightened everything down the small...

After I tightened everything down the small chainring screws hit the chain stay so no go on the 115.5 I guess I'll take the poor chain alignment/shifting over the chain ring contact and go with the...
02-18-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By triumph.1

I hate to bring this thread back, but I ran into...

I hate to bring this thread back, but I ran into a snag and need advice. I have two different bb spindles, one is 115.5 and the other 126mm. The 115.5 is so close to the chain stay I know there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-13, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By triumph.1

I've been riding in it all Winter and have been...

I've been riding in it all Winter and have been fine, although every non cyclist I know thinks I'm off, which is a fair assessment.
02-17-13, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,293
Posted By triumph.1

Chombi, you need to stop rubbing it in.

Chombi, you need to stop rubbing it in.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-17-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

Ugh, trainer sucks. I didn't log as many miles...

Ugh, trainer sucks. I didn't log as many miles this Winter, but I did ride outside for 90% of it. Last year I was on the trainer nearly 80 sessions, this year 9.
02-17-13, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By triumph.1

I did get it all together, but I think I need to...

I did get it all together, but I think I need to shorten the chain a tad more. The adjustments are pretty decent as far as I can tell and I have a friend stopping by to check my noob work tonight. ...
02-17-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By triumph.1

nuovo record RD set up

Is there some where online that has documentation of how to set up a NR RD? I want to finish my AlAn build this week, but have never set up a drive train from scratch, thanks.

Tim
02-17-13, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,604
Posted By triumph.1

I never cared for him and would never buy...

I never cared for him and would never buy anything he endorses or sells.
Forum: Great Lakes
02-17-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By triumph.1

Spring perhaps

I spotted a few small green sprouts from Spring flowers along the house Saturday. I get excited every year when I see this because it's usually about 2-3 weeks before the weather starts to break and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,440
Posted By triumph.1

I wear cycling shorts and showers pass pants...

I wear cycling shorts and showers pass pants below 40 degrees and below 30 degrees tights under the pants and don't have an issue, but I imagine as with everything else it's different from person to...
02-17-13, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By triumph.1

I want one, how much is it? :p

I want one, how much is it? :p
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