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01-20-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Tomm Willians

Cleaned up my 472 Follis

I picked this baby up in Phoenix about 3 weeks ago and just finished getting it back into riding shape. New cables, tires (Veloflex Master 28ís), tape and saddle, thorough clean and polish and sheís...
01-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Bill Kapaun

What rim? What hub? IF rear, DS or NDS? ...

What rim?
What hub?
IF rear, DS or NDS?
Probably easiest to remove one and have the LBS measure.
Else buy a PARK spoke length ruler....
Forum: Foo
01-19-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11,368
Views: 2,341,312
Posted By jan230

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-19-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By cxwrench

^Excellent advice^

^Excellent advice^
01-19-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By phughes

I really want nothing that will distract a...

I really want nothing that will distract a driver. During the day, I will run blinking red lights on the rear, along with my solid red light mounted on the rack. At night, all my lights are solid. I...
01-19-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,789
Views: 569,506
Posted By abshipp

Ahh, new bike parts day :love: ...

Ahh, new bike parts day :love:

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We'll see if the 107mm BB works...
01-19-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By cxwrench

Why don't you just ask the seller?

Why don't you just ask the seller?
01-19-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By cxwrench

Your bike only has one 'fork'. Your wheels aren't...

Your bike only has one 'fork'. Your wheels aren't 'dished', the rims are centered. To confirm if it's centered or not take the wheel out and flip it around...if it's not centered it will be closer to...
01-19-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By 70sSanO

I would doubt Dura Ace hood material is any...

I would doubt Dura Ace hood material is any better than any other Shimsno 20 year old hood.

If they have been boxed and not subjected to UV light, the hoods should be fine.

Your issue is not so...
01-19-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Troul

My first thought was, "there goes $1,000 attached...

My first thought was, "there goes $1,000 attached to an 'elegant' mount."
01-19-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Runner13.1

Thanks Veganbikes. Good points.

Thanks Veganbikes. Good points.
01-19-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By phughes

I'd just skip the entire video.

I'd just skip the entire video.
01-19-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By 70sSanO

That is the issue. Because of Covid, the Long...

That is the issue. Because of Covid, the Long Beach to Avalon metric century weekend has been cancelled. Ride over there on Saturday and back on Sunday.

Iíve never done it. There are no hills...
01-19-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Speedway2

I agree with veganbikes....silver components...

I agree with veganbikes....silver components would give a nice classy contrast.
However, we all know that blacked out bikes go Faster........
01-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By Eric F

I just bought a couple of these...and a set of...

I just bought a couple of these...and a set of Wiha metric hex bits (great price!) that I didn't really need. Damn you, aggiegrads! :D
01-19-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By 70sSanO

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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At this point we need to have a serious discussion on lubes.

John
01-19-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By GlennR

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/6...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61aUkaXJPtL._AC_UX466_.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,177
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am not a fan of AL, but like carbon, Ti and...

I am not a fan of AL, but like carbon, Ti and quality steel. My only Ti bike is a 2000 Colnago CT1 Titanio(6/4 Russian Ti), which has carbon forks and rear triangle. Unique bike that rides great....
01-18-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Jinzo

thanks, I appreciate your input. And I am vegan...

thanks, I appreciate your input. And I am vegan as well 😅
01-18-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,002
Posted By cxwrench

Yes. Absolutely. Along the lines of: 'Let's come...

Yes. Absolutely. Along the lines of: 'Let's come up w/ another completely useless standard just to confuse the f**k out of everyone'.
01-18-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By Eric F

At full price, I would take Beta over Feedback,...

At full price, I would take Beta over Feedback, simply for the sliding handle feature. At the Bondhus price point, I'm thrilled with the Feedback set. Park is great for specialty bike tools, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,177
Posted By Paul Barnard

I love my titanium bikes, but they aren't good...

I love my titanium bikes, but they aren't good looking bikes. Titanium rarely looks good to my eye. Your bike is one of those rare instances where it looks fantastic.
01-18-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By Eric F

They're definitely solid-feeling and weighty. If...

They're definitely solid-feeling and weighty. If light weight is important for you, these probably wouldn't be a good choice. For me, they will live in my bike tool toolbox, which has a permanent...
01-18-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By 79pmooney

Best pad for a chrome rims ridden in the rain...

Best pad for a chrome rims ridden in the rain downhill - a big mattress over the object in front of you. Even Mafac Racers, some of the best ever caliper brakes, barely stopped those wet rims. ...
01-18-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 750
Posted By shelbyfv

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:

A true commitment to reduced weight.:rolleyes:
01-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,002
Posted By cxwrench

People like you are one of the big problems w/...

People like you are one of the big problems w/ the bicycle industry.
01-18-21, 03:51 PM
01-18-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 580
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

According to this for Washington State I can't...

According to this for Washington State I can't even have a white flashing light.
(5) Flashing white lights are prohibited on any vehicle other than authorized emergency vehicles, law enforcement...
01-17-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By dedhed

Kool Stop Continental Kool Stop...

Kool Stop Continental

Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/continental.html)
01-17-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By TiHabanero

Replace with brass nipples and forget about it.

Replace with brass nipples and forget about it.
01-17-21, 07:30 PM
01-17-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By Toadmeister

Agreeing in going steel. I also reccomend Tubus. ...

Agreeing in going steel. I also reccomend Tubus.

In time, I break anything made of Aluminum
01-17-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By phughes

Tubus

Tubus
01-17-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Tubus Racks

Tubus Racks
01-17-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bradbikes

Same here. I don't want any noise coming from my...

Same here. I don't want any noise coming from my phone.
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By sloar

Cannondale ST 1000 is ready for spring.

Just finished this today, I also have the original matching front and rear Cannondale panniers. I still need to experiment with the gearing, 26t might not be small enough. A couple rides will tell.
...
01-16-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,182
Posted By MarcusT

Got it. Thanks

Got it. Thanks
01-16-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,807
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's a miracle any of us survived long enough to...

It's a miracle any of us survived long enough to reproduce.
01-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By franswa

Sold it

Not remorseful really but just miss looking at it. Iíll have another singles speed at some point Iím sure.

...
01-16-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,807
Posted By SurferRosa

Disagree! :lol: :thumb: ...

Disagree! :lol: :thumb:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5592/14849310652_7514319323_b.jpg.
01-16-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,085
Posted By burnthesheep

Sorry. I didn't clarify. They appear to be kits...

Sorry. I didn't clarify. They appear to be kits for an existing "nice-ish" bike but the kit is a throttled kit. Or they bought a bicycle, with pedals on it, with a throttle setup from one of those...
01-16-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 89,273
Posted By Iride01

Well the first suggestion in this over 10 y.o....

Well the first suggestion in this over 10 y.o. thread should give you enough information to know for yourself.

What exactly are you not understanding and what exact tire do you have. Somewhere on...
01-16-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,085
Posted By tomato coupe

Good question. ...

Good question.
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01-16-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By aggiegrads

Part II - Ball-Ends OK, so I spent some more...

Part II - Ball-Ends

OK, so I spent some more time looking at ball ends. I did see some interesting things when I looked close up. One thing that it important to know if that the contact area in a...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,784
Posted By Wildwood

Diversify? Do I need to diversify? Ok, I'm...

Diversify?

Do I need to diversify? Ok, I'm convinced.
Instead of just vintage European and UK bikes, vintage bikes from American frame builders will be included.

If riding vintage American...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,784
Posted By Maelochs

I am so glad that we have Mr. Rydabent to give us...

I am so glad that we have Mr. Rydabent to give us objective definitions for subjective terms. :D
01-16-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By ARider2

One benefit to taking everything apart,...

One benefit to taking everything apart, especially on a bike that sees a lot of use in wet conditions, is to prevent parts from seizing in place due to corrosion. Once apart everything can be...
01-15-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,171
Posted By indyfabz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=171FURqSIQc

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=171FURqSIQc
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
01-15-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,171
Posted By GlennR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx217LaYiqM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx217LaYiqM
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