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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,661
Posted By Fred Smedley

Move the saddle, get a handlebar with less reach.

Move the saddle, get a handlebar with less reach.
05-17-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,800
Posted By Fred Smedley

Did you adjust the H screw and is your B screw...

Did you adjust the H screw and is your B screw adjusted correctly ?
05-15-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Fred Smedley

This link implies Campy 11 brifters will index...

This link implies Campy 11 brifters will index with DA 7402 RD running shimano 8 cogs. Have not tried myself. A guide to rear shifting | Cycling UK...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By Fred Smedley

Sachs says the saddle clamp needs to end up in...

Sachs says the saddle clamp needs to end up in the rails on a properly sized bike.....
05-09-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Fred Smedley

Never mind, I saw your transaction feedback.......

Never mind, I saw your transaction feedback.......
05-08-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,114
Posted By Fred Smedley

I have a 1989 or 1990? 200sc that has a DA eight...

I have a 1989 or 1990? 200sc that has a DA eight speed group with indexed DT shifters and a EMS fork. The Shimano date codes are all 1989, FWIW the original receipt was for $2600.00.
05-08-16, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Fred Smedley

Do you have the Campy version of those shifters?

Do you have the Campy version of those shifters?
05-07-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By Fred Smedley

This frame...

This frame ?http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/945356-1974-raleigh-international-champagne-edition.html
05-04-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Fred Smedley

I have one, 36H built into a 700c tubular wheel....

I have one, 36H built into a 700c tubular wheel. Low ,low miles, Id trade it for nice shimano cassette hub I could swap out. Has to be black or grey to match front ....
05-03-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,280
Posted By Fred Smedley

I am keeping my 95 stumpjumper regardless of the...

I am keeping my 95 stumpjumper regardless of the political correctness of the decision......
05-01-16, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By Fred Smedley

I probably have a couple 7 speed 13-24's aris FW...

I probably have a couple 7 speed 13-24's aris FW I'd trade .
04-30-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 23,807
Posted By Fred Smedley

Robin Williams knew what to ride....Robin...

Robin Williams knew what to ride....Robin Williams and Dario Pegoretti: The Comedian and the Bike Builder - WSJ...
04-24-16, 05:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,280
Posted By Fred Smedley

I like the 95+ treks, stumpjumpers where a...

I like the 95+ treks, stumpjumpers where a 70-80MM fork will not mess the Geo up. This gives options on forks that actually work. For rigid the 93 MB-3 is a winner, I preferred it over the 91 MB-1 I...
09-05-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By Fred Smedley

I posted that five years ago....it's more true...

I posted that five years ago....it's more true today.
09-05-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,173
Posted By Fred Smedley

I'll see you Campy 11-speed ergo brifters for a...

I'll see you Campy 11-speed ergo brifters for a Shimergo 9 drivetrain.
09-05-15, 05:45 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 128,631
Posted By Fred Smedley

My 89 MB-1 had 130 before I cold-set it.

My 89 MB-1 had 130 before I cold-set it.
09-04-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 31,508
Posted By Fred Smedley

I am not so sure a International with upright...

I am not so sure a International with upright bars will handle in a stable manner , especially down hill at 30+...YRMV...
06-14-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,766
Posted By Fred Smedley

Yes

Yes
05-18-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,762
Posted By Fred Smedley

I thought my hubs packed with Mobil one spin and...

I thought my hubs packed with Mobil one spin and spin and spin and spin, it's not the grease slowing me down......
05-05-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,582
Posted By Fred Smedley

Sell both and get a 95 Stumpjumper Tange Prestege...

Sell both and get a 95 Stumpjumper Tange Prestege sweetness!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,677
Posted By Fred Smedley

If I could only find a aftermarket hub that had...

If I could only find a aftermarket hub that had at least 40 mm L.C.F spacing for triplet lacing I could accept rpenmanparker's theory on part selection. My criteria takes me outside the box.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,434
Posted By Fred Smedley

Unless the saddle is too high then lower the...

Unless the saddle is too high then lower the saddle re-privates.
04-14-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Fred Smedley

Campy spacers are brown 5.0mm spacing, Shimano...

Campy spacers are brown 5.0mm spacing, Shimano black 4.8mm spacing.
04-11-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,750
Posted By Fred Smedley

Manna from Heaven

Manna from Heaven
04-06-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,307
Posted By Fred Smedley

Time to move on to Shimano Pedals for that price....

Time to move on to Shimano Pedals for that price. I just gave up on my Times because of cleat availability. Honestly the Shimano's are better with similar float.
04-04-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,138
Posted By Fred Smedley

Where do you buy it,it was more like $2.00 for a...

Where do you buy it,it was more like $2.00 for a kiddie pool.
04-04-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,292
Posted By Fred Smedley

"Crystal Clear Enamel"

"Crystal Clear Enamel"
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,437
Posted By Fred Smedley

Bees-knees for Avid mechanical disk brakes to...

Bees-knees for Avid mechanical disk brakes to boot.
03-29-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,902
Posted By Fred Smedley

I've ridden sprinters, and he is not talking...

I've ridden sprinters, and he is not talking about the Corsa Elites either , if so he is mistaken. Given a choice between a sprinter and clinchers , I'm on clinchers.
03-29-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,938
Posted By Fred Smedley

That a big 2.0 on the rear, did i read that...

That a big 2.0 on the rear, did i read that correctly?
03-28-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,902
Posted By Fred Smedley

This is the cheapest tubular I would ride and...

This is the cheapest tubular I would ride and expect it to not be worse than a nice clincher with light tubes. Vittoria Corsa Elite Tubular, TUBULARS ROAD/TRACK...
03-28-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 17,728
Posted By Fred Smedley

Did you ride the early nineties RB-1?

Did you ride the early nineties RB-1?
03-26-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Fred Smedley

Early nine or late nine? If early he will need a...

Early nine or late nine? If early he will need a RD also.
03-26-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,369
Posted By Fred Smedley

It's scraped because they crimped the downtube .

It's scraped because they crimped the downtube .
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By Fred Smedley

If you ride it as a mountain bike , those are...

If you ride it as a mountain bike , those are HUGE improvements.
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By Fred Smedley

If you want a steel stumpy get a 95 on, You get...

If you want a steel stumpy get a 95 on, You get oversized Prestige tubing , suspension corrected geometry to around 63 mm travel and a 1 1/8 headtube. These are substantial improvements that effect...
03-21-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By Fred Smedley

Actually he wants to measure in three or four...

Actually he wants to measure in three or four spots and average the numbers.
03-20-15, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By Fred Smedley

Dating taught me , there is a better approach.

Dating taught me , there is a better approach.
03-20-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,220
Posted By Fred Smedley

Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Cable Travel Adapter...

Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Cable Travel Adapter Cribsheet (http://sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-adapters.shtml)
03-19-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,201
Posted By Fred Smedley

I would read Roger Mussons book, measure rims...

I would read Roger Mussons book, measure rims and hubs how he says, and use his calc. ww.wheelpro.co.uk/wheelbuilding/book.php
03-19-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,783
Posted By Fred Smedley

That bike is not a off road bike IMO , it's a...

That bike is not a off road bike IMO , it's a urban cruiser or casual dirt-gravel bike at most . Apples and oranges.
03-19-15, 09:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,783
Posted By Fred Smedley

Well you are wrong, long chainsnstays are...

Well you are wrong, long chainsnstays are compliant and put the wheels in the right place for a upright riding position.
03-19-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,783
Posted By Fred Smedley

I have a 86 Fisher Montare hanging in the Shed...

I have a 86 Fisher Montare hanging in the Shed that would be a cheap version of that. I paid $60.00 for it for the parts hanging on it. A 86 Bridgestone MB-2 would be another example of similar frame...
03-19-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

Actually, this is a excellent rim. SL23 : SL23 -...

Actually, this is a excellent rim. SL23 : SL23 - 650b x 32h - B (http://www.pacenticycledesign.com/index.php/products/rims/sl23/sl23-650b-32h-detail)

Or if you want a box rim; PL23 : PL23 - 650b...
03-18-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,750
Posted By Fred Smedley

No the spacing on 7 speed Shimano is 5.0 mm , the...

No the spacing on 7 speed Shimano is 5.0 mm , the spacing on 8 speed Shimano is 4.8 mm. Campy 8 speed is 5.0 mm though .

Rear Shifting | CTC...
03-17-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

Strava tells no lies, have you spent a lot of...

Strava tells no lies, have you spent a lot of time on 27.5 riding technical trails?
03-17-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

The placebo , well some are more sensitve to...

The placebo , well some are more sensitve to things than others. It took years for the bike industry to accept the benefits of 27.5 as the dedicated followers slowly grew until it became apparent...
03-17-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

It changed it at least 25MM the difference in rim...

It changed it at least 25MM the difference in rim sizes
It's all out there, I stated my impressions, I don't care, ride what you want, it does not change that a larger wheel has better rollover,...
03-17-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

How did you arrive to that conclusion , I did not...

How did you arrive to that conclusion , I did not state what tires I was using in either configuration. Increased wheel diameter decreases the angle of attack (the angle in which a round object...
03-17-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,246
Posted By Fred Smedley

I took a 26"mtb and put 27.5 wheels and tires on...

I took a 26"mtb and put 27.5 wheels and tires on it. it did everything I claimed. Much of the same advantages of going to a 29er off road, but retaining much of the quickness of 26".
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