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Forum: For Sale
07-24-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By CyclingFool95

No longer available.

No longer available.
07-23-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,946
Posted By CyclingFool95

$3 or less gets a Conti tube. I carry 2 spares...

$3 or less gets a Conti tube. I carry 2 spares on my rides, plus two CO2 cartridges, and a pump. I don't patch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By CyclingFool95

I've always ridden Chorus - 8, and now 11. My...

I've always ridden Chorus - 8, and now 11. My trainer bike is 10-speed Tiagra. Seems to behave just fine. But, as others have said, small price differential to 105 (I had 105 on my older trainer bike...
Forum: For Sale
07-19-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By CyclingFool95

Still available

Still available
07-17-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By CyclingFool95

KMC Missing Link 12: for 12 Speed Chain, Silver,...

KMC Missing Link 12: for 12 Speed Chain, Silver, Perfectly Connecting KMC, SRAM, Shimano Chains, 2 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MTPYX49/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_Gh8lDbCAKQKG2
07-17-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By CyclingFool95

Yes, but any chain tool will do. I ride with a...

Yes, but any chain tool will do. I ride with a Park CT-6.3 and a spare quick-link in my bag. Good enough to fix the chain on the side of the road and get home. I've only ever had to do it once, and...
07-17-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By CyclingFool95

Guilty as charged.

Guilty as charged.
07-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 23,320
Posted By CyclingFool95

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From earlier today. First real ride on this new old...
07-13-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,580
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use Pearl Izumi Quest shorts. I prefer them to...

I use Pearl Izumi Quest shorts. I prefer them to the more expensive Pearl 8 panel ones.
Forum: For Sale
07-07-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By CyclingFool95

Price drop to $275

Price drop to $275
Forum: For Sale
07-04-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By CyclingFool95

I measured the head tube at 152mm, which makes...

I measured the head tube at 152mm, which makes this the 54 (that's 54cm C-C from BB to top tube, not the extention above it). I'm 5'8" with a 29-30" inseam, and you can see how I have it set up. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,650
Posted By CyclingFool95

Campy Chorus! 2 bikes with 8 speed 3 with...

Campy Chorus!

2 bikes with 8 speed
3 with 11

My MTB (which I never use) has Deore, the POS on my trainer has Tiagra 10.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By CyclingFool95

Pinarello Paris 2006-2008

Anyone have a Pinarello Paris from 2006-2008 and can comment on what a real serial number would look like on one of these?

It's amazing that with all the talk on-line of counterfeit frames, you...
07-02-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By CyclingFool95

For that matter, what groupo are you running? I...

For that matter, what groupo are you running? I find Campy 11 is incredibly finicky to set up right but Campy 8, which has about 8 click stops, is cake.

Are you running the right derailleur and...
07-02-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,201
Posted By CyclingFool95

I just eyeball it. On my Litespeed, which is the...

I just eyeball it. On my Litespeed, which is the bike I ride most often, they've been slightly off for years now. Every ride, I notice it, and by the time I get home I've forgotten to fix it again....
06-28-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,089
Posted By CyclingFool95

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Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,986
Posted By CyclingFool95

you load up the my K-cup, put it in the Keurig,...

you load up the my K-cup, put it in the Keurig, hit start, and thirty seconds of dispensing water later, realize there's no cup in place and coffee is running down the cabinet front and onto the...
06-27-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By CyclingFool95

That frame is huge. Enjoy the bike. Here's mine...

That frame is huge. Enjoy the bike. Here's mine (bought used in 1992) in size 54 (ie smallish). Your decals are definitely not original. Mine were flaking when I bought it and only got worse. I...
06-24-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By CyclingFool95

I built up a Pinarello with a Stronglight Impact...

I built up a Pinarello with a Stronglight Impact crankset (34/50), replacing the 8 speed chorus that was on it. I swapped the 103-ish mm Campy BB for a Shimano JIS model (UN-55) at 107mm, I believe....
06-23-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,159
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use a Blackburn Mag Trakstand (RX-4 I think). ...

I use a Blackburn Mag Trakstand (RX-4 I think). I just finished two complete builds that way. Maybe not the most convenient method but I already had the stand and it works well enough. Modern...
06-23-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By CyclingFool95

That big hex on the Park tools? Never having had...

That big hex on the Park tools? Never having had a track bike, and finding it perfectly fit the hex on Park's lockring tools, I figured thats what it was for. I lost my Park chainwhip somewhere...
06-22-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By CyclingFool95

It's good to have a chain whip at some point (as...

It's good to have a chain whip at some point (as was said, it's only for removal), but you can make your own from a piece of bar stock (I got aluminum at Home Depot) and an old chain. The hex on the...
06-21-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By CyclingFool95

I don't think anyone has actually confirmed that...

I don't think anyone has actually confirmed that the BB is English thread. OP - what is the thread on the BB - it'll be embossed in the cups.
06-20-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

Engineers are engineers (well, except for those...

Engineers are engineers (well, except for those software guys). I'm an ME. Either those who think a certain way become engineers, or engineering school breeds a certain way of thinking. Chicken or...
Forum: For Sale
06-20-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By CyclingFool95

FS: Campagnolo Centaur 11-Speed Complete Group 2018 (New in Box)

I bought a complete Centaur group in September 2018 for my Colnago build and then decided I had to have Ultra-shift (its whats on my other bike and I get confused easily :) ) so I never did anything...
06-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

Glad to see I'm not the only one, although I use...

Glad to see I'm not the only one, although I use Park ASC-1 where you use grease.
06-20-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

Spoken like an engineer. Pre-load is your friend.

Spoken like an engineer. Pre-load is your friend.
06-20-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

If you're talking about the BB cups with the...

If you're talking about the BB cups with the dried yellow goop on them, I put anti-seize all over those. I don't know what that material is but I assume it acts like a nylok screw patch and its just...
06-20-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

Bad practice perhaps, but I've never loctited the...

Bad practice perhaps, but I've never loctited the non-drive side on my Pinarello (and didn't yet again when I rebuilt it a few weeks ago - this time it was built with an old Chorus cartridge BB). ...
06-20-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By CyclingFool95

I don't know whether the transition in 2015...

I don't know whether the transition in 2015 affected only Chorus and better but yes, there is a change from 2015 onward so levers and derailleurs need to match. Everything below Chorus is Power...
06-19-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By CyclingFool95

I just completed a bike build with not a drop of...

I just completed a bike build with not a drop of Loctite but plentiful anti-seize on everything. Apparently that puts me afoul of Campagnolo's instructions in their manual for the crankset. I...
06-17-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By CyclingFool95

You should be fine. Otherwise, I think the next...

You should be fine. Otherwise, I think the next length up is 111 or 115, which was intended for a triple.
06-17-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By CyclingFool95

8 speed is an orphan group - the hubs are only...

8 speed is an orphan group - the hubs are only compatible with 8 speed. 9/10/11/12 all used the same hubs. If you are looking for modern 11, Chorus had a break point in compatibility in 2015. In the...
06-16-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By CyclingFool95

Thanks. Yes, my bad. In M4.5, coarse is .75 I...

Thanks. Yes, my bad. In M4.5, coarse is .75 I believe. I like to believe things on modern bikes are standardized well enough that I don't have to think too hard about metric threads.
06-16-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By CyclingFool95

Does M4.5 have the same pitch as M5? If not,...

Does M4.5 have the same pitch as M5? If not, when you try to drill and tap M5 where the M4.5 hole is, you will probably end up with a mess - there's not enough difference that the drill will clean...
06-15-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By CyclingFool95

I bought my bike used at the end of 92 (it was...

I bought my bike used at the end of 92 (it was back in the shop that originally sold it, on consignment). It came with 88 Chorus (based mainly on that derailleur with the pivot, but I still have...
06-15-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

Another one of my weirdnesses in bike building is...

Another one of my weirdnesses in bike building is that I always tape down the cables to the bars using bandage tape - I suspect that one time years ago that's all I had, but, now it's just what I do....
06-15-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

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So, all the cables are routed and adjusted. Brakes are easy - I...
06-15-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

This was a take-off groupset from someone who...

This was a take-off groupset from someone who bought it back in December, and decided he didnt like Campy. Anyway, the chain is a couple of links too short for my liking but I'm using it for now...
06-15-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

I actually just pulled and discarded the front...

I actually just pulled and discarded the front cable - it's a bit too short to adjust properly. For that matter, I had to pull the front lever off the bars. I found it wasn't holding where set. ...
06-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By CyclingFool95

Would a Treviso have been made with Cromor or...

Would a Treviso have been made with Cromor or always SL? In the photo of the underside of the fork crown, it doesnt look like it has the ribs. I've always seen the Columbus sticker right under the...
06-14-19, 05:54 PM
06-14-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,784
Posted By CyclingFool95

Just to hijack this thread a bit, I just came...

Just to hijack this thread a bit, I just came across this ebay listing and after drooling briefly, I looked more closely:
...
06-14-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

Those limit screws have been adjusted, and the...

Those limit screws have been adjusted, and the cable run. I just waxed up the chain and will install it later. I like chainwax. Pity this stuff is no longer made.

I do like the cable guide under...
06-14-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

When I left off on the build a few days ago, I...

When I left off on the build a few days ago, I had mounted up the bars/Ergos. I adjusted the rear derailleur limit screws and then routed the rear d, and both brake cables. The front derailleur is...
06-14-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

In the technical manual, Campy tells you to use...

In the technical manual, Campy tells you to use 222, which is a very weak thread locker by the way, as a long term anti-oxidation compound. And, Henkel does not, AFAIK, claim any anti-corrosion (or...
06-13-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By CyclingFool95

I was very excited to build up my 8 speed bike...

I was very excited to build up my 8 speed bike with a triple (it's Campy Chorus). Didn't take me long to decide I hated it and switch to a compact crankset.

YOu might need to consider chain...
06-13-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,725
Posted By CyclingFool95

You can either put on loctite or anti-seize but...

You can either put on loctite or anti-seize but not both. So, the question comes down to which you are more worried about, something corroding/galling/seizing or loosening. The way I see it, with...
06-13-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,087
Posted By CyclingFool95

No. Get a Park chain tool, and a bunch of Master...

No. Get a Park chain tool, and a bunch of Master links (kmc or other brand). That saves you having to form the Campy pin. You're going 12 speed? Not sure how that works with the link
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