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06-10-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 911
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Posted By daviddavieboy

Thank you for finally providing me with the...

Thank you for finally providing me with the tracking number. Payment has been sent to paypal.me/kleep52 as in your PM. I cannot imagine any reason why this could not have been provided when asked...
06-09-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 61,441
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have had a interaction with a member here that...

I have had a interaction with a member here that contacted me about selling a part. I agreed to his price but because of PP transaction fees on my end (cross border) I wanted to cheap out and we...
06-02-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,439
Posted By daviddavieboy

6800+ posts u drop in a lot :) Not a dis, I...

6800+ posts u drop in a lot :) Not a dis, I enjoey ur posts . :thumb:
05-30-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 23,653
Posted By daviddavieboy

Yes I know. It was said that 2x drivetrain would...

Yes I know. It was said that 2x drivetrain would add 3-4 lbs, which it does not unless the old NR is lighter than more modern stuff, that's all . . . Here is the quote again in case it was forgotten....
Forum: Introductions
05-30-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By daviddavieboy

Hello. I seen you post on another topic and just...

Hello. I seen you post on another topic and just wanted to say hi. I am in NB as well around Freddy.
05-30-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 23,653
Posted By daviddavieboy

?? A old NR 2x drivetrain barely adds 2 lbs. The...

?? A old NR 2x drivetrain barely adds 2 lbs. The other 1-2 lbs must be the extra links in the chain.



This ^^^ So if you have a carbon frame you are killing baby seals and warming the globe !...
05-24-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 120,219
Posted By daviddavieboy

In search of italian cups for a Campagnolo...

In search of italian cups for a Campagnolo cartridge BB or complete BB with internal splines. I want to return to square taper from ultra torque.(for aesthetics only).
05-20-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By daviddavieboy

Please don't be offended but if that is what the...

Please don't be offended but if that is what the result of spray.bike is I sure don't like it, the first example looks like black car undercoating or rocker guard. The example of the chainstay with...
05-15-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By daviddavieboy

I cant even imagine a color that prismaticpowders...

I cant even imagine a color that prismaticpowders doesn't have.
05-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,885
Posted By daviddavieboy

Sorry, I am missing your point. :)

Sorry, I am missing your point. :)
05-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By daviddavieboy

I would call this result good. I had to strip,...

I would call this result good. I had to strip, did a little brazing and paint. I have about 100 hours of work into the frame including home-making most of the decals and painting, If you include...
05-12-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 51,790
Views: 6,859,705
Posted By daviddavieboy

Anyone hear of these? just hope the quality is...

Anyone hear of these? just hope the quality is there.

41T 144 BCD (https://www.ebay.com/itm/254228344415?ul_noapp=true) chainring...
05-09-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,434
Posted By daviddavieboy

I would have posted mine but it is still waiting...

I would have posted mine but it is still waiting a restore when I have time.
05-09-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By daviddavieboy

Remember that beauty is in the eye of the...

Remember that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and they look prettier at closing time.
05-09-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,680
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thank you. It is going to be my 50th birthday...

Thank you. It is going to be my 50th birthday present to myself. I have a 5200 KM drive one way and will be doing alot of sight seeing on the way back along Route 66 and the other touristy spots....
05-09-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,917
Posted By daviddavieboy

LOL yep. I can swap a tubbie faster than some can...

LOL yep. I can swap a tubbie faster than some can change a tube in a clincher. I have done it on a group ride. I suck at actually fixing a tubular though once I am home. Base tape hates me. If it is...
05-08-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,680
Posted By daviddavieboy

The early registration must be for previous...

The early registration must be for previous entrants as I cannot register until June 6th. :notamused:
05-07-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thanks for those links. I have been using ebay.ca...

Thanks for those links. I have been using ebay.ca for my searches and was getting far fewer results. Both of the links you posted to sellers have just what I am looking for !

As far as quality,...
05-07-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By daviddavieboy

Great Idea thanks! I have a 7 speed...

Great Idea thanks!



I have a 7 speed Evo cheepie on my Moser and it shifts great and runs true but when I put it on my hub on the Jackson there is not enough room for the chain to clear the...
05-07-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thanks for that info. I didn't realize they were...

Thanks for that info. I didn't realize they were that good and they are cheap enough that I could take 10 min dissemble and paint that cog.
05-07-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5,414
Views: 421,850
Posted By daviddavieboy

This is cotton twill tape from the local sewing...

This is cotton twill tape from the local sewing shop with 3 coats of shellac. Not cushion but that is the way I like it, plus it is under...
05-07-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By daviddavieboy

Freewheel ideas

Has anyone had success at finding new freewheels for their old bikes, specifically 6 speed ones? It seems that the only ones from Shimano have that ugly black large cog and the quality of the sunrace...
05-01-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 84,187
Posted By daviddavieboy

Being a cheap bugger I started turning a old...

Being a cheap bugger I started turning a old fender into a water bottle holder for my new-old Bob Jackson . . . so far so good. Be kind its my first time.
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04-28-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By daviddavieboy

Yes as you said, on the 3rd cross. The rear wheel...

Yes as you said, on the 3rd cross. The rear wheel re laced no longer makes any noise. I will probably do the front when the tire wears out....
04-28-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

LOL I was going to fix this but I ran out of...

LOL I was going to fix this but I ran out of water slide paper to make new ones. When I put the first panel on I measured from the crank center when it actuality I should have measured from the top...
04-28-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

Had it out for a spin and It rides like butter !...

Had it out for a spin and It rides like butter ! I am very sore though as I went out for two hours without adjusting the bike fit for me.:bang: There are a few things still need done ie finish...
04-28-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By daviddavieboy

Rookie mistake

Have you ever done something so many times before just to find you overlook a simple detail? I built up two wheels with straight gauge spokes (3x lacing) and high flange hubs. On a climb noticed a...
04-26-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By daviddavieboy

If it is that orange one from your other thread,...

If it is that orange one from your other thread, it at least has a Moser Fork. Not sure about the cutouts in the shell though
04-26-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 765
Posted By daviddavieboy

I think you are overthinking this. Why not just...

I think you are overthinking this. Why not just look at the tires you are using now and get a fork for those?
04-25-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 146,068
Posted By daviddavieboy

Yep! The better half was warned !

Yep! The better half was warned !
04-25-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 146,068
Posted By daviddavieboy

Putting the bike back together, finding things I...

Putting the bike back together, finding things I didn't know were wrong. Today I re-dished the rear wheel, straightened the fork, installed derailleurs and cables, put the seat on (need to find campy...
04-24-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 120,219
Posted By daviddavieboy

sent pm

sent pm
04-24-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 120,219
Posted By daviddavieboy

Looking to buy or trade a campy caliper pivot...

Looking to buy or trade a campy caliper pivot bolt. I have a drop bolt and need a straight one for the rear not recessed. Mine is in excellent condition.
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04-23-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/fd63e3b2_92c6_47a0_90d0_df3f58c10d99_5423dfa3ff6b746e9e7ee5f270e51bad81eea440.jpeg
A lot of bother for nothing. The seams all but...
04-23-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,489
Posted By daviddavieboy

Definitely not Classic Rondezvous.

Definitely not Classic Rondezvous.
04-23-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

That is why i had them mix "touch up paint". I...

That is why i had them mix "touch up paint". I bought two 4 oz containers and mixed the reducer, hardner, etc in when I got home. 25+ years ago I worked in a body shop and still have the tools. I...
04-22-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

I went to NAPA. I wanted straight enamel but was...

I went to NAPA. I wanted straight enamel but was told they cannot do that any more unless it was a touch-up paint. I had 8oz mixed lol. I am not sure the brand they use but I found that it had a lot...
04-22-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

I am obsessive but hearing this helps, Thanks....

I am obsessive but hearing this helps, Thanks. Thoughts on sticking my name on it? I have not clear coated it yet so I am still pondering.
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04-22-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By daviddavieboy

Bob Jackson painted

I was planning to get my frame powder coated but the fellow doing it was having a lot of trouble with taping in the lugs with the heat resistant tape. Another method he tried (wiping the powder off...
04-17-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,774
Posted By daviddavieboy

I hope I am not that guy on my group rides. How...

I hope I am not that guy on my group rides. How would I know :/

Like someone else said unless there is some physical reason giving me pain, I would never pay for one of these. I am a fat guy that...
04-17-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By daviddavieboy

Ever try one with laces? I was having issues with...

Ever try one with laces? I was having issues with newer shoes for 10+ years until I went back old school. Laces on good shoes are infinitely adjustable.
04-14-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 107,678
Posted By daviddavieboy

I don't have much to compare them to to be honest...

I don't have much to compare them to to be honest as they are my "race" tires on a 2000 Pinarello Opera w/carbon fork and rear seat stays. They are the 25mm wide version on Hed Stingers 60mm deep and...
04-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,305
Posted By daviddavieboy

Yes, I go there because if I need something they...

Yes, I go there because if I need something they at least TRY to help, ie borrow tools, fix something on the spur of the moment (never get charged), do lots for the community, have excellent sales...
04-13-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 107,678
Posted By daviddavieboy

Looking forward to hearing more updates. Good...

Looking forward to hearing more updates. Good affordable tubulars are not easy to come across.

Currently I have mounted a set of conti sprinters that I love, a set of Challenge Paris-Roubaix (no...
04-13-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,305
Posted By daviddavieboy

Here is a Prime example that happened yesterday...

Here is a Prime example that happened yesterday afternoon to me. About a month ago I went to order some spokes for a set of hubs at one of the LBS. They showed sapim spokes in the proper 196mm length...
04-12-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By daviddavieboy

I bought a apple watch and it is bang on with my...

I bought a apple watch and it is bang on with my garmin chest strap. When I take a bike with no garmin mount I only use the watch.
04-12-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,186
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have never tried but I wonder if a film of JB...

I have never tried but I wonder if a film of JB Weld was used and allowed to COMPLETELY dry would work?
04-12-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,305
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have a hate on for Dysarts in Bangor. I had my...

I have a hate on for Dysarts in Bangor. I had my service line disconnected there years ago plus the food is way overpriced but it does have the old school feel, The Lowes or the Walmart on Stillwater...
04-12-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,305
Posted By daviddavieboy

IMO a lot of this can be helped by customer...

IMO a lot of this can be helped by customer service (not mechanical but personal). In my area there are a few shops. At one the service is excellent but they only carry low end new parts and serve...
04-10-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 146,068
Posted By daviddavieboy

My second Favorite group set! Beautiful ! I am...

My second Favorite group set! Beautiful ! I am building the same wheels but mine are the gray anodized. I like the silver better, did they come like that?
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