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05-24-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By Davet

..With Regard To..

..With Regard To..
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 516,131
Posted By Davet

I have 2 all black bikes. Hampsten carbon...

I have 2 all black bikes.

Hampsten carbon Tournesal Leger and a Serotta Atlanta.
...
04-05-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By Davet

Maybe there’s a spacer in between cassette and...

Maybe there’s a spacer in between cassette and hub body that doesn’t belong there.
11-08-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By Davet

Italian threaded bottom bracket? The drive side...

Italian threaded bottom bracket? The drive side threads seem to be righty-tighty
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,184
Posted By Davet

I think there’s more than a few Merlin lovers on...

I think there’s more than a few Merlin lovers on this forum but you have been of little help. Pictures and the serial number would be a HUGE help.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,184
Posted By Davet

Merlin Metalworks has undergone many ownership...

Merlin Metalworks has undergone many ownership changes in the last 20 years. I doubt that meticulous records were kept during all of these

Your best bet to find the info you’re looking for is to...
09-20-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By Davet

Yes! As I said, it will work perfectly with your...

Yes! As I said, it will work perfectly with your 10 speed components. My wife has been running this combination on her bike for many years.
09-20-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By Davet

You can use a Shimano 9-speed MTB GS rear...

You can use a Shimano 9-speed MTB GS rear derailleur. This is very common with the touring guys. Works perfectly with your 6700 components.
07-10-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Davet

Most LBS that I know have a variety of the brake...

Most LBS that I know have a variety of the brake nuts in stock. Check with yours.
06-14-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 155,863
Posted By Davet

info regarding this over at the Paceline forum:...

info regarding this over at the Paceline forum: https://forums.thepaceline.net/showpost.php?p=2941565&postcount=17
Forum: Europe
05-30-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Davet

The Euro Velo 6 routes have many great routes...

The Euro Velo 6 routes have many great routes throughout Europe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EV6_The_Rivers_Route
04-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Davet

For whatever reason that the springs are needed,...

For whatever reason that the springs are needed, your LBS should have handfuls of them, at reasonable if any cost.

Small diameter of the springs point inboard.
03-12-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By Davet

I do, lightly. If you don’t, the chainring...

I do, lightly. If you don’t, the chainring bolts/nuts/chainrings can become one piece.
12-16-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,754
Posted By Davet

Unlikely the bike you saw was Italian. Columbus...

Unlikely the bike you saw was Italian. Columbus tubes have been/are being used by hundreds of bicycle and frame builders throughout North America.
11-13-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,884
Posted By Davet

Here’s the OP’s pics. I’ll echo what others have...

Here’s the OP’s pics. I’ll echo what others have said, the chain is not supposed to ride on that tab. The chain goes on the other side of the tab, directly from the top pulley to the bottom pulley.
...
10-21-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By Davet

The Rema TipTop brand is arguably considered the...

The Rema TipTop brand is arguably considered the Gold Standard in bicycle tube patches. Buy the kits or patches by themselves but buy good stuff. It’s no fun being on the side of the road because of...
09-13-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,421
Posted By Davet

Your derailleur has the model number cast on the...

Your derailleur has the model number cast on the inside of the derailleur. Whatever one it is, it is an SGS (the long-cage versión).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 504,339
Posted By Davet

I built this frame and fork 5 years ago. So for...

I built this frame and fork 5 years ago. So for its 5th anniversary I had it painted in white pearl and.upgraded it to 11-speed....
06-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Davet

A very common way to achieve your goal is to...

A very common way to achieve your goal is to install a Shimano 9-speed rear MTB derailleur, most any will do. The touring guys use this to get the gearing they need to carry their loads whoever they...
06-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By Davet

I’ve used the Kool Stop salmon pads on all my...

I’ve used the Kool Stop salmon pads on all my bikes for years. The salmon pads give better ‘feel’ and modulation, no noise, work truly great in the wet and their wear characteristics are very good,...
06-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Davet

All you will need is the BBT-22 to install your...

All you will need is the BBT-22 to install your bottom bracket. What you’re calling the NDS lockring is actually a cup and the BBT-22 fits both the DS and NDS.

Screw the NDS cup in maybe halfway...
05-20-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,801
Posted By Davet

The RD8000 rear der is not compatible with your...

The RD8000 rear der is not compatible with your shifters. A 9-speed Shimano MTB rear derailleur works perfectly and is very common on touring bike and old farts like you and me who need better...
05-19-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By Davet

the ‘pull’ of the 11-speed 5800 rear derailleur...

the ‘pull’ of the 11-speed 5800 rear derailleur is different than that of 10-speed and not compatible.
05-11-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,742
Posted By Davet

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a...

I Understand what you’re saying, I owned a motorcycle shop for years and we had our share too. BUT, that customer that you’re complaining about puts the dollars on your paychecks. I used to tell my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,457
Posted By Davet

My second Look, a 2010 585. ...

My second Look, a 2010 585.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1075/d856dfe1_d977_426f_aa3c_bbd4fba81125_72c543c614affe9be913f2a8d77ed46ed2801cb4.jpeg
12-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,271
Posted By Davet

In your particular case, as the KMC guy inferred,...

In your particular case, as the KMC guy inferred, the lube on the chain contaminates the cardboard box therefore rendering it not recyclable.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,240
Posted By Davet

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x778/b9ac63d9_d1ae_40dc_a45e_0f877fb773db_b726cf2c4d1cb5432996889e7160ac00440244b4.jpeg
DrDyno, here’s the specs I couldn’t attach to my PM.
08-27-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,256
Posted By Davet

It’s gotta be pretty rough getting into fights...

It’s gotta be pretty rough getting into fights over the internet on purpose. I’m truly sorry you are the way you are.
08-27-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,256
Posted By Davet

Regardless of what others will advise you about...

Regardless of what others will advise you about your potential fix for your problem, you’ll never know if it will actually work or not until you try your proposal and see if it really works, or not.
08-27-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,256
Posted By Davet

Note to self; bring the popcorn

Note to self; bring the popcorn
07-10-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,533
Posted By Davet

You might put just a dab of lube on the pivot and...

You might put just a dab of lube on the pivot and where the handle slides against the plate. That usually smooths things nicely.
07-08-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Davet

The OP isn’t asking about using Campy shifters,...

The OP isn’t asking about using Campy shifters, only a Campy crankset.
07-07-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Davet

Any good 9-speed chain. I prefer KMC.

Any good 9-speed chain. I prefer KMC.
07-07-19, 09:51 AM
02-26-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,627
Posted By Davet

Only a tandem guy would understand that! 😂

Only a tandem guy would understand that! 😂
11-19-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,858
Posted By Davet

Lexol, neatsfoot oil and the like are designed to...

Lexol, neatsfoot oil and the like are designed to soften leather which is great for shoes, upholstery and baseball mitts. As others have said overuse will cause rapid stretching and consequent sag of...
Forum: Touring
01-17-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 200,183
Posted By Davet

I bought this for my wife for Christmas. Before...

I bought this for my wife for Christmas. Before she 'unwrapped' it, she couldn't figure out why there was a box with Ortlieb panniers and handlebar bag along with a Tubus front rack under the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,878
Posted By Davet

A bike made of 853 is not automatically good. A...

A bike made of 853 is not automatically good. A bigger consideration is not what the bike is made of, but how it is made and the design.

The likelyhood of you keeping a bike to the end of its'...
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