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05-26-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By panzerwagon

Hereís another option in case you or anyone else...

Hereís another option in case you or anyone else needs one: https://www.biketoolsetc.com/Products/dia-compe-dbl-end-straddle-cable-250mm.html

I think the 960s are very difficult to adapt to 700c,...
05-26-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By panzerwagon

Is this the correct 250mm Dia Compe straddle...

Is this the correct 250mm Dia Compe straddle cable? https://www.modernbike.com/dia-compe-250mm-straddle-wire-bag-of-10
05-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By panzerwagon

Holy smokes that is spectacular! I am...

Holy smokes that is spectacular! I am simultaneously grateful and heartbroken that it's too big for me...
05-24-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,116
Posted By panzerwagon

This is simple and great. If you want the full...

This is simple and great. If you want the full rule: while(n<(s-1)){n++;}

Another option would be to use a regexp search for your name. Iíd show an example, but Iím too lazy. Besides, its easier...
05-22-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,696
Posted By panzerwagon

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/chris_pauley_tierra_setup_01_290f27b19cd28bc98d49d85d0b58bfe75adc7e2c.jpg
Chris Pauley Tierra

Twinsies! :thumb:

(if you ignore...
05-20-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By panzerwagon

As much as I love this frame, I have to agree...

As much as I love this frame, I have to agree with this. Every time I replaced cables over the years, the top tube cable has always emerged rust-covered, and Iíve never stored it outdoors or ridden...
05-20-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,062
Posted By panzerwagon

Donít know what heís complaining about, thatís my...

Donít know what heís complaining about, thatís my standard operating procedure when clipping in.

Stay tuned for the next part: Faffing around on the shifters
05-20-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,115
Posted By panzerwagon

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/alamo-bike-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bop/d/alamo-bike-parts-vintage-bikes-and/7481382991.htmlBike Parts, Vintage Bikes and Accessories Sale - $1 (danville / san ramon)We sold our bike shop (California...
05-20-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By panzerwagon

Beautiful! Those parts trays look like they're...

Beautiful! Those parts trays look like they're from the greatest model kit ever :love:
05-20-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By panzerwagon

I've pipped you to an item or two lately, so I'd...

I've pipped you to an item or two lately, so I'd like you to have this catalog instead.



bicyclemayhem -- If you haven't already sent it out, please send to merziac , he's a good friend of...
05-19-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By panzerwagon

Iíd love to have this, please. PM sent and thank...

Iíd love to have this, please. PM sent and thank you!
05-19-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By panzerwagon

Fantastic link and TIL, thanks. I didn't even...

Fantastic link and TIL, thanks. I didn't even know they made BMX frames. Never seen one of those in the wild...
05-19-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By panzerwagon

Love the striking frame color. Excellent job on...

Love the striking frame color. Excellent job on the bar wrap!
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By panzerwagon

Beautiful bike-- what is the frame size? Some...

Beautiful bike-- what is the frame size? Some frame sizes are more in demand than others.
05-18-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By panzerwagon

Found a photo of mine taken whilst dismantling....

Found a photo of mine taken whilst dismantling. Embarrassing state to say the least, but it is what it is :o
...
05-18-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By panzerwagon

That is a delicious conundrum to have. If it were...

That is a delicious conundrum to have. If it were me, unless historical preservation was a priority, I would transplant the best parts to the frame I like riding best to maximize joy.

I think some...
05-17-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By panzerwagon

My understanding is similar to yours:...

My understanding is similar to yours: entry-level, sold as a frameset but only made in 1989. Based on the dozen or so examples I've encountered over the past 25 years, the groupsets have been all...
05-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By panzerwagon

Cube dwellers unite! ...

Cube dwellers unite!
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Univega day
05-14-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By panzerwagon

Price drop

Price drop
05-13-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,139
Posted By panzerwagon

Nice job! I wish white hoods were available for...

Nice job! I wish white hoods were available for those ergos. Even gum would be fine. I worry the black and white would contrast too much...

but i might still try it.
05-13-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,119
Posted By panzerwagon

I echo the preference for avoiding teflon due to...

I echo the preference for avoiding teflon due to environmental concerns. My local Goodwill yielded a small crockpot with a lid for next to nothing. It also serves as dust-free storage for my beeswax...
05-11-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By panzerwagon

Interesting idea. I have a couple types of...

Interesting idea. I have a couple types of attachments for SPD pedals that do the reverse: one turns the SPD pedal into a standard flat pedal, and the other type turns it into a toe-clip-and-strap...
05-09-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By panzerwagon

What a vision of beauty... and love the matching...

What a vision of beauty... and love the matching blue rack!
05-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By panzerwagon

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the...

That photo had me drooling until I noticed the ratios...
05-09-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By panzerwagon

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes...

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes their 26" Pasela tyre in various sizes as thin as 1.25" (if I'm not mistaken). For example:...
05-09-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By panzerwagon

Although the concepts are similar, the stability...

Although the concepts are similar, the stability of an electronic feedback loop is much easier to quantify and analytically examine due to the inherent closed system it encompasses. For example, an...
05-09-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By panzerwagon

Shimano FC-5505 Triple Crankset 175 Silver

It's finally time for me to give up on saving these for a potential future build. Beautiful condition, and all threads are in great shape. Rings are original, 52-42-30. Arms 175.
$60 shipped, CONUS...
05-07-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By panzerwagon

A frameset is not a bike, it's just another...

A frameset is not a bike, it's just another part-- easy peasy :thumb:
05-07-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By panzerwagon

Iíve been employing this strategy for years!...

Iíve been employing this strategy for years! Unfortunately, itís hard to break the cycle when every new bike I end up with needs new brake pads.

At least the new pads help brake the cycle...
05-07-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,115
Posted By panzerwagon

Always wanted a vintage cimino...

Always wanted a vintage cimino...
05-06-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By panzerwagon

Gahh! Everything about this bike is beautiful!...

Gahh! Everything about this bike is beautiful! GLWS :thumb:
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By panzerwagon

You're right, and it looks consistent with...

You're right, and it looks consistent with various 1981 examples on the 'net.

OP-- I think you can do better on price, but I'm unfamiliar about the market in MA.
For example, here's one in...
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By panzerwagon

Beautiful, original condition. Those are the rare...

Beautiful, original condition. Those are the rare NGC 450 centre-pull brakes-- but one of the pivot bolts appears to have been replaced (should match the black allen bolts). The brake lever hoods...
04-28-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 274,393
Posted By panzerwagon

This is great info, thanks. Has it ever been...

This is great info, thanks.

Has it ever been revealed why Veloflex redesigned the Vlaanderens? Were there actual improvements, or was it simply a manufacturing cost reduction?
The new 'marbled'...
04-25-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By panzerwagon

I really like that the chainring is still grimy...

I really like that the chainring is still grimy around the teeth :thumb:
04-25-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By panzerwagon

I didn't think this was the case, due to the...

I didn't think this was the case, due to the tapered outer sleeve edges holding the bearings in place. I'd be very interested in learning more if you can dig up your source of info, thanks.
04-24-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,712
Posted By panzerwagon

https://www.1up-usa.com/product/2in-super-duty-dou...

https://www.1up-usa.com/product/2in-super-duty-double-bike-rack/

I have a couple add-on trays for when the whole family needs it. Best rack Iíve ever used. Not perfect for bikes with fenders, but...
04-19-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By panzerwagon

Received, and extremely well packed, cheers! ...

Received, and extremely well packed, cheers!


Just saw your note and now I feel a bit guilty. Sorry 😳
04-14-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By panzerwagon

PM sent

PM sent
04-12-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By panzerwagon

Yes, that RD looks like it has what I need, thank...

Yes, that RD looks like it has what I need, thank you. Sending you a PM.
04-12-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By panzerwagon

I would even go so far as to say Tange exceeds...

I would even go so far as to say Tange exceeds the quality of Shimano's recent offerings. I've had poor experiences with the fit/finish of the recently revamped line from Shimano. However, Tange's...
04-12-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By panzerwagon

So a neutron walks into a bar, and asks the...

So a neutron walks into a bar, and asks the proton barkeep "How much for a beer?"
"For you, no charge" says the barkeep. "Are you sure?" replies the neutron.
"Yes, I'm positive."

Please, don't...
04-10-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,146
Posted By panzerwagon

Eyes bigger than the stomach. Itís incurable I...

Eyes bigger than the stomach. Itís incurable I tell you. Best way iíve found is to build quickly or else the project keeps evolving, driving an endless cycle of acquisition. Ten years later....
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04-07-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By panzerwagon

Jon, youíre going to need a quadruplizer to get...

Jon, youíre going to need a quadruplizer to get through that. Time to expand the product line?
04-05-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 737
Posted By panzerwagon

Too bad about that seat tube dent...

Too bad about that seat tube dent...
03-30-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 69,019
Views: 11,150,115
Posted By panzerwagon

Magnificent frame. I commuted on one years ago,...

Magnificent frame. I commuted on one years ago, and it rode like a cadillac. Lugged, chromoly, made in usa. Whatís not to like? Only made for two yearsó Ď90 and Ď92. This looks like the latter.
03-30-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By panzerwagon

I shift my hands around a lot during a ride....

I shift my hands around a lot during a ride. Also, I try to setup my bars/reach such that most of my weight is supported by a combination of saddle, core strength and pedaling forces. This reduces...
03-30-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By panzerwagon

I've had the same issue, so I tend to ride with...

I've had the same issue, so I tend to ride with slightly outboard elbows and rotated wrists: the right hand's carpal tunnel is at the 2 o'clock position (when looking at the ramp cross-section in the...
03-27-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By panzerwagon

Nice collection! Thereís always the awkward tall...

Nice collection! Thereís always the awkward tall lanky one in every photo of siblings.

GLWS :thumb:
03-26-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,613
Views: 823,900
Posted By panzerwagon

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Campy record hub set unused

Ok, so not...
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