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06-17-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sced

I bought the Shimano 12-28 I'm running now about...

I bought the Shimano 12-28 I'm running now about 8 years ago when at the time it was my understanding that all 10 spd Shimano freewheels would work. I am just wondering if the newer wider range...
06-16-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By sced

Wide range freewheels for 7800 rear hub

I have a set of wheels with Shimano Dura Ace 7800 hubs. The freehub has the atypical taller splines. I would like to mount a newer 10 speed cassette having largest cogs such as a 32, 34, or 36 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By sced

I've stayed up the hill and down in the city. The...

I've stayed up the hill and down in the city. The hill is great for exercise and you get a great view depending...

As for topless on the beach, I did are careful study with sunglasses on, careful...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By sced

Nice is like hitting the jackpot! Colnago...

Nice is like hitting the jackpot!

Colnago Dream Campagnolo Record | eBay (http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Colnago-Dream-Campagnolo-Record-/322375006003?hash=item4b0f0c3733:g:CiIAAOSw241YZspl)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,779
Posted By sced

Going to France is its own reward, such a...

Going to France is its own reward, such a beautiful country. Any questions about bicycles is insignificant in the overall picture. Have a great time.


Really, buy a used bike over there and sell...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,239
Posted By sced

This is true. Statistically speaking, women...

This is true.

Statistically speaking, women are proportionately the same as men, but are smaller overall.

So you might look at non-woman-specific frames too.

I've built up three bikes from...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,560
Posted By sced

You mighty want to get something cheaper but...

You mighty want to get something cheaper but still good in case rollers turn out to not be your thing. I bought some years ago but found them too boring, but my wife took them over and rides them all...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 36,292
Posted By sced

Finally I found a bit of truth! I'd thought it...

Finally I found a bit of truth! I'd thought it was totally gonzo.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-16, 06:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,482
Posted By sced

Sand it or velcro - both work fine

Sand it or velcro - both work fine
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,864
Posted By sced

Check out Nashbar

Check out Nashbar
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By sced

mineral spirits, a.k.a. paint thinner works...

mineral spirits, a.k.a. paint thinner works really well
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,420
Posted By sced

As a purely practical matter the two types offer...

As a purely practical matter the two types offer another way to adjust your position on the bike to the way you like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By sced

The sunglasses I wear actually set so I have a...

The sunglasses I wear actually set so I have a gap between my cheeks (on face) and the lower edges of the lenses. By moving my head just a bit I can easily see almost anything below including my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,138
Posted By sced

There are a number of web articles on the...

There are a number of web articles on the differences between men's and women's relative proportions - statistically there aren't any differences.

The women's specific bike thing is purely for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,040
Posted By sced

Learn to true it yourself. It is a basic skill...

Learn to true it yourself. It is a basic skill that every serious cyclist should know - plenty of DIY info on the web, hard to go wrong.

Detension all the spokes and retrue. You can do it on the...
08-12-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,966
Posted By sced

zip ties for the minimalists

zip ties for the minimalists
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By sced

Kinlin XR-300 Clincher Rim - 30mm - 465 grams...

Kinlin XR-300 Clincher Rim - 30mm - 465 grams (http://www.bikehubstore.com/Kinlin-XR300-Rim-p/xr300.htm)

Origin8 Rim 700c TA42 32 Silver JYOO2 | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,280
Posted By sced

Orange is the new red. Holdsworth was once a top...

Orange is the new red. Holdsworth was once a top British mark. Planet-X has bought the rights.

http://i832.photobucket.com/albums/zz248/earoehl/Team1970.jpg...
07-06-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,500
Posted By sced

I have 3 wheelsets with silver 30mm rims and...

I have 3 wheelsets with silver 30mm rims and silver hubs and they look amazing to my eyes - lots of glinting in the sunlight
07-06-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,500
Posted By sced

At first I was gonna suggest silver Athena +...

At first I was gonna suggest silver Athena + custom wheels with HF (for looks) hubs, but the bulletproof rando angle calls for a mix of best-ever at what they did parts.

Maybe mostly silver Veloce...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,176
Posted By sced

Brifters are fine but dts and bar ends are too....

Brifters are fine but dts and bar ends are too. Cabled brifters are definitely a bit more finicky that friction systems. The thing that makes friction shifters cool is they are so simple and almost...
07-01-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,526
Posted By sced

an excellent riding bicycle ...

an excellent riding bicycle

http://i832.photobucket.com/albums/zz248/earoehl/Viner-50.jpg (http://s832.photobucket.com/user/earoehl/media/Viner-50.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,598,943
Posted By sced

"Lemond Maillot Jaune full Reynolds 853 frame...

"Lemond Maillot Jaune full Reynolds 853 frame with custom powdercoat/paint............."

Beautiful!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-16, 05:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,575
Posted By sced

Some kind of fairing is by far the easiest and...

Some kind of fairing is by far the easiest and cheapest way to gain a lot of speed on your current bike. You could trade your current bike for a clunker, put a fairing on it, and still go faster.
06-17-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 64,180
Posted By sced

I love the lugs and livery, and feel your pain....

I love the lugs and livery, and feel your pain. Hang on to it an perhaps an opportunity to get it going inexpensively will appear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-16, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By sced

LBS tech is a moron

LBS tech is a moron
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-16, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By sced

That's not just any old bike, it's a Marinoni,...

That's not just any old bike, it's a Marinoni, comparable to a Colnago or a Pinarello (though Canadian). It was probably near the top of the line when new.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,167
Posted By sced

YAY! Tire Alert - another plus in the tubulars...

YAY! Tire Alert - another plus in the tubulars column

Brave new world - I don't think sooo
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,167
Posted By sced

Gluing is the simple part. For me the issues are...

Gluing is the simple part. For me the issues are the high cost of decent tires, carrying an entire spare tire rather than just a tube, and fixing flats. You can buy and good clincher tire and tube...
05-12-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

Mine was ordered in early 1973 because, as a...

Mine was ordered in early 1973 because, as a 16-year old, I had gotten some of the money for it from my parents for 72 Xmas. I did not receive it until the Fall because there was a strike at...
05-12-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

Mine is #69559...

Mine is #69559 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=69559) . I think I once read that customs were numbered differently.
05-12-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 64,180
Posted By sced

1. Suppose the Holdsworthymen have seen this...

1. Suppose the Holdsworthymen have seen this excellent thread.

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1060817-restoring-1973-holdsworth-professional.html

2. Came across this for extreme...
05-12-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

Also at Amazon Amazon.com: 91908 SAHOO Bike...

Also at Amazon

Amazon.com: 91908 SAHOO Bike Bicycle Helmet Capacete Ciclismo Casco Bicicleta Casque Mountain Road Cycling Helmet (Blue+Back): Sports & Outdoors...
05-12-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

I take back my Asperbergery remark about the...

I take back my Asperbergery remark about the cheap crank! It was only a jest.

With your talent you could easily spray any helmet in the Holdsworth Team colors. Rustoleum makes spray cans in the...
05-11-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

That helmet is $270 - yikes! cheaper version...

That helmet is $270 - yikes!

cheaper version

91908 SAHOO Bike Bicycle Helmet Capacete Ciclismo Casco Bicicleta Casque Mountain Road Cycling Helmet (Blue+Orange)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By sced

27 2mm GUB Ultra Light Aluminium Alloy Bike...

27 2mm GUB Ultra Light Aluminium Alloy Bike Bicycle Seat Post 5 Colors Seatpost | eBay...
05-11-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

I've have enjoyed a 73 Holdsworth Super Mistral...

I've have enjoyed a 73 Holdsworth Super Mistral Fastback that was custom made for me in 1973, and did a less involved redo some years ago. I have enjoyed this thread as much as any ever on BF and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,167
Posted By sced

I rode/glued/patched tubs for many years and...

I rode/glued/patched tubs for many years and still have them on one bike. IMO today's clinchers ride as just as well and are much cheaper and easier to live with.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-16, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By sced

IMHOt the disc brake thing on road bikes is seen...

IMHOt the disc brake thing on road bikes is seen by many as a "latest fashion fad". I understand that people with carbon rims riding long high speed descents could benefit, but how many do this?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By sced

Three BD bikes here. My experience is that the...

Three BD bikes here. My experience is that the higher the end bike the less tweaking needed beyond the standard assembly, though I've not encountered anything gross tweaking wise. One bike did come...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,681
Posted By sced

5 star reviews, < $1500 w/ current 25% discount,...

5 star reviews, < $1500 w/ current 25% discount, mostly Ultegra, full carbon http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_582332_-1___204687#ReviewHeader

all Ultegra w/ carbon frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By sced

2016 Yamaha V Star 250, GREENVILLE SC - -...

2016 Yamaha V Star 250, GREENVILLE SC - - Cycletrader.com (http://www.cycletrader.com/dealers/Powersports-of-Greenville-782052/listing/2016-Yamaha-V-Star-250-117347151)
04-28-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By sced

Very very very

Very very very
04-27-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,021
Posted By sced

I saw this bike today. Is it me or does the stem...

I saw this bike today. Is it me or does the stem look ridiculously over-extended?
04-27-16, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By sced

Don't know what it is but it looks fab!

Don't know what it is but it looks fab!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 23,903
Posted By sced

Processed food

Processed food
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 14,545
Posted By sced

You are assuming that carbon rims are important -...

You are assuming that carbon rims are important - they're not!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,274
Posted By sced

These are very light generic skewers sold under...

These are very light generic skewers sold under several brand names. I've had them on my bike for 4 years w/o problems. I've given two sets away as little b'day gifts and they are still going strong...
04-12-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By sced

Ebay new or used, cut to length

Ebay new or used, cut to length
04-08-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,963
Posted By sced

I love chrome bikes. I've had a chrome frameset...

I love chrome bikes. I've had a chrome frameset in my closet for about 4 years now with most of the part needed...ah..life.
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