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Forum: Framebuilders
05-27-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,643
Posted By Alan Edwards

Congratulations on the first frame, hope to do...

Congratulations on the first frame, hope to do one myself in about two years.
05-25-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,318
Posted By Alan Edwards

WOW the decal is vary.....lacking. ShimaNo did a...

WOW the decal is vary.....lacking. ShimaNo did a great job on the 600 and the DuraAce 7700 the printing rubs off with your finger. What happened to pantographing, to expensive. Has anyone tried to go...
05-24-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Alan Edwards

That is the first beach cruiser I ever liked....

That is the first beach cruiser I ever liked. That is inspiration for a touring version.
05-22-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By Alan Edwards

Keep the wife...she's good for you. My wife likes...

Keep the wife...she's good for you. My wife likes to go riding but the more then one bike thing rubs her the wrong way, "Why do you need so many bikes".
05-18-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Alan Edwards

Good start would be to look for the tools to work...

Good start would be to look for the tools to work on the rear hub. The wrenches aren't cheap but can be found. Take the hub apart and grease it. Looks like it could turn out to be a real nice bike....
05-16-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,262
Posted By Alan Edwards

You sure can, takes five minutes and it's shinier...

You sure can, takes five minutes and it's shinier then when you started.
05-16-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Alan Edwards

Congrats Henry. Sounds like the boss is working...

Congrats Henry. Sounds like the boss is working with you. If you learn the technical stuff in the shop and get paid for it the two grand for the school becomes your own bonus. This gives you a tie...
05-15-13, 12:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,782
Posted By Alan Edwards

O god, looking at it I realized I had the solid...

O god, looking at it I realized I had the solid steel fork, that alone must have weighed 10#.
05-15-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,782
Posted By Alan Edwards

Hay Robbie, my dad found one for me when I was 8...

Hay Robbie, my dad found one for me when I was 8 (76') and we sanded it down and sprayed it metal flake blue. My dad went to classes at a bike shop to learn wheel building and that put a five speed...
05-14-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9,745
Views: 994,446
Posted By Alan Edwards

That Diamondback is color overload.

That Diamondback is color overload.
05-12-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By Alan Edwards

I have all ways liked the Stump Jumper and the...

I have all ways liked the Stump Jumper and the rock hopper. The paint on that one is cool.
05-12-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By Alan Edwards

I am sooo jealous. That is one rare bike. Looks...

I am sooo jealous. That is one rare bike. Looks like victory RD? Vary nice and I'm glad it's not my size.
05-10-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Alan Edwards

Loose screws has ends that are the correct size...

Loose screws has ends that are the correct size to fit with new housing and older frame braze ons.
05-05-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,868
Posted By Alan Edwards

Sorry about that, oven cleaner and auto paint...

Sorry about that, oven cleaner and auto paint stripper will remove ano. Aircraft stripper is what you want. Sorry, ...
05-05-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,200
Posted By Alan Edwards

That is sooo nice. I would ride it...

That is sooo nice. I would ride it with a longer stem.
05-05-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,868
Posted By Alan Edwards

Paint thinner won't harm the finish but paint...

Paint thinner won't harm the finish but paint stripper will. These are two different things, paint stripper is foamy and the smell will make you gag.
05-04-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Alan Edwards

54 is my size.

54 is my size.
05-04-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Alan Edwards

Miami Vice, I can hear the music now. I have Gray...

Miami Vice, I can hear the music now. I have Gray Smoke, Red, and Yellow, and I want a Carbon and of course a Vice. What size is that ? 50cm.
05-04-13, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By Alan Edwards

Amgen Tour, pictures??

The Amgen tour is going down some of my favorite ride routes. The start of the third stage is at one of the local parks. If I go what should I take pictures of???
My favorite ride is to go Muns...
05-04-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By Alan Edwards

I just wish I had more money. Two years of...

I just wish I had more money. Two years of college to go......
05-04-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,026
Posted By Alan Edwards

I think it just looks scary. I don't know when...

I think it just looks scary. I don't know when trailers started but I'm glad they did. The bike is a good starter for some one wanting to get into the sport. I think more people would be in the sport...
05-03-13, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,230
Posted By Alan Edwards

On the fork replacing Nashbar has a threaded 1"...

On the fork replacing Nashbar has a threaded 1" carbon fork and other places still sell steel ones.
05-03-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,177
Posted By Alan Edwards

+1

+1
05-02-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,621
Posted By Alan Edwards

I think they look cute and girly, if your girl...

I think they look cute and girly, if your girl doesn't like it try something else. Girls are weird about some things, I know I live with one.
05-02-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,614
Posted By Alan Edwards

I have speedplay, look, spd, spdr, and clips....

I have speedplay, look, spd, spdr, and clips. Clips are only for short rides, long rides I need float. Flat platform pedals with clips and straps for tennis shoes on fixed gear.
05-02-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,316
Posted By Alan Edwards

I would vote for that but some one would say it's...

I would vote for that but some one would say it's socialist or communist or Zionist, what ever, give the rich guy the ticket that hurts.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,710
Posted By Alan Edwards

Way cool frame, you make it hard for me to sit...

Way cool frame, you make it hard for me to sit waiting to get going on my own. Do you have a plan for lugs or just TIG and fillet?
05-01-13, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,230
Posted By Alan Edwards

The Fuji as new is a good bike. Better components...

The Fuji as new is a good bike. Better components will make it a better bike. If your just looking for a frame with good tubing 725 is vary good stuff. If your looking for a lugged Fuji frame there...
05-01-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,177
Posted By Alan Edwards

If this was in a museum no one would be asking if...

If this was in a museum no one would be asking if it should be repainted. I have seen pictures of a Bianci from the 60s or 50s that won the T De F and it is tattered. Not one thing has been done to...
04-30-13, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Alan Edwards

I like the cool paint on the frame. Can we get a...

I like the cool paint on the frame. Can we get a nice shot of the paint job??
04-29-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,860
Posted By Alan Edwards

Does anybody remember Aerolight pedals. I think I...

Does anybody remember Aerolight pedals. I think I remember 135 grams, pedal and cleat. It was a steal shaft with a plastic cover, like a rolling pin. You have no side to side motion but they are...
04-29-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Alan Edwards

If you go online you can find companies that make...

If you go online you can find companies that make bumper stickers with online programs. Pick out the size and font of the letters to say what you want and wait for it to show up in the mail. Some...
04-27-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,865
Posted By Alan Edwards

All my bikes are "Sunday Only" except my Shogun...

All my bikes are "Sunday Only" except my Shogun which is a total grinder with nothing matching. My MTB is for school and pulling kids.
04-27-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By Alan Edwards

If you have ridden the bike enough to wear out...

If you have ridden the bike enough to wear out the freewheel you have gotten your moneys worth. Go buy a new one. If you have a freewheel causing problems because of lack of maintenance or oil, flush...
04-27-13, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,106
Posted By Alan Edwards

My Shogun is the bike I use the most. I am always...

My Shogun is the bike I use the most. I am always changing some thing on it, like gearing or seats to try, and I don't worry about some one stealing it. My best advice is google "Sheldon Brown",...
04-27-13, 07:10 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,545
Posted By Alan Edwards

Looks like you could stop an elephant.

Looks like you could stop an elephant.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By Alan Edwards

Love the "Roll of dimes" welds. You have the...

Love the "Roll of dimes" welds. You have the equipment to do a good job and the talent to do a great job.
04-27-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,202
Posted By Alan Edwards

I love mine for short rides. The frame is vary...

I love mine for short rides. The frame is vary nice "as is", just clean it up. I would go with Campy, it is an Italian bike. $250 isn't a bad price as any steel Ciocc seems to command more then an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,789
Posted By Alan Edwards

Congratulations and as far as food, I bring all...

Congratulations and as far as food, I bring all mine. Fruit snacks, granola bars, nuts, and two of the large water bottles are what I bring and I stuff it in the back pockets and a medium seat bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,926
Posted By Alan Edwards

You have patients and you seem to have tried to...

You have patients and you seem to have tried to be a good friend. Let him find his own way with bicycling. If he can do it for himself he can do it with anyone. If he can't do it for himself he won't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,401
Posted By Alan Edwards

No joke...add drag. Don't try a lighter bike and...

No joke...add drag. Don't try a lighter bike and go faster, you dump your wife. Dumping the new guy isn't OK but you have to sleep with your wife. I have to sleep with mine. Put up a flag or...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,781
Posted By Alan Edwards

Thanks Hamster Good to know that my thinking...

Thanks Hamster Good to know that my thinking is correct. Now more complaining to Shimano. It just looks like a programming job, and they did it the first time so why no for triple. Thank you all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,781
Posted By Alan Edwards

My thought was that if the FD self adjusts then...

My thought was that if the FD self adjusts then if it was set up for a triple you would not need to change the cage. The RD might need a longer cage to take up chain wrap, but that would be an easy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Alan Edwards

Ride the bike with spacers before you cut...

Ride the bike with spacers before you cut anything. Put all the spacers on and try it. Lower it and try it with some spacers on top. If you like it, cut it. Don't just look at it and cut it. I still...
04-22-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Alan Edwards

If you are going friction it wont matter which...

If you are going friction it wont matter which hub or cassette you use. You will have to pick your chain based on the cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,781
Posted By Alan Edwards

Ultegra Dii2 how do you set up a triple

Hay people, I'm usually on C&V but I have bikes from 73' to 2010'. This pertains to the new stuff, DII2 Ultegra. My local bike shop told me that you can't use a triple with Dii2. My bike shop really...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,948
Posted By Alan Edwards

OK I'm going to try and squeeze in a question...

OK I'm going to try and squeeze in a question here about Dii2, Ultegra Dii2. 11 in the back or 10 what ever? How can you get a triple in front to work with Dii2. I heard the word "Hack" for a...
04-22-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,792
Posted By Alan Edwards

No it is not a San Cristobal. Would have a chrome...

No it is not a San Cristobal. Would have a chrome rear triangle.
04-22-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,792
Posted By Alan Edwards

Looks repainted with new decals. My Ciocc is the...

Looks repainted with new decals. My Ciocc is the same with a chrome fork. Ten speed drive was the importer. Later bikes have a sticker with a serial number. Could be 83 to 86, maybe 87'. I would...
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