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06-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,613
Posted By Dean51

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The...

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The threaded section is deeper than most others and I get a full three threads of engagement. AND, they come in an anodized red color that looks great...
06-07-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Dean51

Guyatwork37 & merziac Indeed, the forward...

Guyatwork37 & merziac

Indeed, the forward offset fork crown of the 3R / Konno built Allez is a must see. Like this one.....

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06-07-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By Dean51

That was my experience. Exactly. Dean

That was my experience. Exactly.

Dean
06-04-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Dean51

Parts came from one of the UK suppliers....I...

Parts came from one of the UK suppliers....I believe it was Wiggle, but it has been a while now. I purchased some extra carriers and g-springs when I realized parts for the early....8 speed in my...
06-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By Dean51

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for...

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for the first one by watching a few of the You Tube videos that cover this subject. If you choose to take this on I'd recommend you proceed slowly and...
05-12-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,174
Posted By Dean51

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the...

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the Super Leggerie pedals on my Ron Cooper. Back to old school for this ride.

Dean

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05-12-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 944
Posted By Dean51

Bladed spokes....front and rear.....on one of my...

Bladed spokes....front and rear.....on one of my rides make an interesting sound at speed.

Dean
03-14-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 124,461
Posted By Dean51

Bald eagle.....looking for lunch. Dean ...

Bald eagle.....looking for lunch.

Dean

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03-13-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,213
Posted By Dean51

I've done this on my bikes....for shift cables...

I've done this on my bikes....for shift cables that run below as well as above the bottom bracket. I haven't been concerned about the cable wearing on the metal, I'm just trying to preserve the paint...
03-10-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Dean51

Plus One for the Aurora Bike Shop sticker....

Plus One for the Aurora Bike Shop sticker. 'Remember it well from my U-Dub days.....helluva long time ago.

Dean
03-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,428
Posted By Dean51

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular...

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular wheel sets to address "the bump". I was reluctant to remove too much material, but it made an improvement.

Dean
03-10-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,843
Posted By Dean51

"The Longest Four Miles of Your Life".....near...

"The Longest Four Miles of Your Life".....near Sequim on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.

Dean
02-26-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,487
Posted By Dean51

Caddy for small tools ..... ...

Caddy for small tools .....

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Dean
02-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Dean51

Shimano PD-7401 Pedals -- $20 Shipped

SOLD to BradH. Took about 20 minutes. Gotta' love BF!

For sale are a set of Shimano PD-7401 pedals, complete with a set of SM-SH-24 (no float) cleats and the Shimano tool supplied to service....
02-06-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Dean51

I do the very same. Dean

I do the very same.

Dean
02-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Dean51

Hub Label Anomaly!

Let me begin with a confession....building wheels is one of my first-favorite things to do!

Like many other wheel builders, I take pride in orienting the rim to the hub in what I understand to be...
01-21-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Dean51

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still...

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still be in my garage had it been one size larger.....sigh. I'll add a few more photos depicting decal placement.

Dean
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01-21-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Dean51

I sold an all original 77 Volare, red color, to ...

I sold an all original 77 Volare, red color, to 76SLT last winter. I'm short on time just now, but I will send you a several pics at my first opportunity. Perhaps 76SLT can make some measurements...
01-10-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,629
Posted By Dean51

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim. ...

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim.

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12-25-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,404
Posted By Dean51

99+% of the time it's my left. FWIW, I'm left...

99+% of the time it's my left. FWIW, I'm left handed and clearly stronger on that side.

Dean
12-08-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,649
Posted By Dean51

I'm running Ergo 8-speed on two bikes with...

I'm running Ergo 8-speed on two bikes with Shimano splined free hubs. Both are set-up with Shimano cogs and the same Wheels Mfg. spacers shown above. I resolved the "one thread on" lock ring issue by...
12-08-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,974
Posted By Dean51

5" Wilton "bullet" vise bolted to the corner of a...

5" Wilton "bullet" vise bolted to the corner of a 24" x 40" steel bench that rolls on casters. The ability to roll the bench into a more open area of my garage / workshop has been very useful. I've...
12-02-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 69,357
Posted By Dean51

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11-30-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Dean51

Simplex Downtube Shifters

Nice set of Simplex Downtube Shifters for $15 shipped CONUS. Fresh from one of my parts bins, this set came to me with a modest amount of patina that polished out nicely. These work very smoothly and...
11-29-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 127,355
Posted By Dean51

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for...

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for inspection and a thorough clean & lube. These will be for sale in a day or two.

Dean

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11-15-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dean51

I'll echo everything hazetguy said. I used...

I'll echo everything hazetguy said. I used shipbikes twice in 2020 with zero problems.

Dean
11-13-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Dean51

'Rode a BMW R100S for years in a full set of...

'Rode a BMW R100S for years in a full set of made-for-me Langlitz Leathers. I've never been fitted for a suit as well as I was for this riding gear. When I was done with motorcycles, Langlitz sold...
10-31-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 69,357
Posted By Dean51

I always thought the sheep in Montana were...

I always thought the sheep in Montana were "nervous". Thanks for clarifying.

Dean
10-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,912
Posted By Dean51

Busted three times in my earlier years. Twice for...

Busted three times in my earlier years. Twice for what I'll call "reckless riding" in my small downtown of Port Angeles, WA. Got lectured both times, but no ticket. The third event was leaving...
10-22-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By Dean51

'Has worked VERY well for me. Dean

'Has worked VERY well for me.

Dean
10-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,200
Posted By Dean51

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno...

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno Allez in my fleet for a few years now. I acquired it along with an '81 that I sold as it was too small for me. While both were in my possession, I...
10-21-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Dean51

Great looking bike and, in my view, a good value...

Great looking bike and, in my view, a good value for it's future owner. Good luck with sale.

Dean
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 454,090
Posted By Dean51

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I'll be riding this stretch later this morning.....a portion of...
10-10-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,829
Posted By Dean51

Great rims....''have a set myself that I run on...

Great rims....''have a set myself that I run on my Ron Cooper from time to time. An issue I've encountered with truing older wheel builds is the nipples can be very difficult....if not impossible.......
10-10-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,600
Posted By Dean51

Lawyer lips.....I grind them off with glee. ...

Lawyer lips.....I grind them off with glee.

Dean
10-10-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,669
Posted By Dean51

Ron Cooper

Ron Cooper
10-03-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By Dean51

Another vote for no stickers. Dean

Another vote for no stickers.

Dean
09-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,294
Posted By Dean51

While I'm at it..... The bar tape shown in the...

While I'm at it..... The bar tape shown in the earlier pic has been replaced with Serfas purple. I like it.

Dean

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09-30-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,294
Posted By Dean51

Agreed. The shifter posts needed to covered up....

Agreed. The shifter posts needed to covered up. 'Made my own from vacuum caps intended for automotive applications. Pic below.

Dean
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09-29-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,294
Posted By Dean51

Here's a pic of my Klein Quantum set up as a...

Here's a pic of my Klein Quantum set up as a single speed. 42 tooth Campy Chorus chainring pulling an 18 tooth cog. Chain tensioner is a DIY piece that incorporates bits salvaged from a damaged RD....
09-11-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,650
Posted By Dean51

I was out for a 37 miler near Sequim, Washington...

I was out for a 37 miler near Sequim, Washington (North Olympic Peninsula) yesterday with the AQI in the upper forties. 'Just checked this morning (9/11/20 at 7:20 AM) and see the AQI is now 249....
09-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,174
Posted By Dean51

Filed the lawyer lips off my '95 Trek 5500. VERY...

Filed the lawyer lips off my '95 Trek 5500. VERY satisfying. Led to an early start of cocktail hour under the currently smoky skies of the Pacific Northwest.

Dean
09-08-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Dean51

Close, but I sold a jersey last year in 7 or 8...

Close, but I sold a jersey last year in 7 or 8 minutes.

Dean
09-07-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,771
Posted By Dean51

I have still got the jersey. I'm still lookin'...

I have still got the jersey. I'm still lookin' for the frame!

Dean
08-02-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Dean51

There ya' go!

There ya' go!
08-02-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Dean51

Those won't last long....suprised they have not...

Those won't last long....suprised they have not already sold!

Dean
07-22-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,326
Posted By Dean51

I too have great interest in this thread....

I too have great interest in this thread. 'Acquired a Quantum in the past year with the 75.5mm wide bottom bracket. 126mm rear dropouts. Purple paint is near perfect and turns heads. This bike...
07-15-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,834
Posted By Dean51

Indeed, I would have kept the one you have if it...

Indeed, I would have kept the one you have if it had been the next size larger!

Dean
07-15-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Dean51

T-Mar has identified the proper shimano tool by...

T-Mar has identified the proper shimano tool by itís part number. Before I found one at a price I was willing to pay, I used a tool made by careful filing of some steel square stock. I could get you...
07-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,284
Posted By Dean51

Andy......we reviewed that deplorable long cage...

Andy......we reviewed that deplorable long cage thingy in another thread.

Dean
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