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06-11-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 807
Posted By Ciufalon

I'm only guessing, but think the very low...

I'm only guessing, but think the very low gearing, even though it is a 1x is for the seriously mountainous terrain one encounters in London.
06-08-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By Ciufalon

That's a beauty. Bet it rides as nice as it...

That's a beauty. Bet it rides as nice as it looks. The cable guides make me think it might be mid to early seventies. Did clamp on cable guides like that get used later than that?
05-26-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,396
Posted By Ciufalon

You want tire tube patch Vulcanizing rubber...

You want tire tube patch Vulcanizing rubber cement/fluid. It is available in larger cans with brush applicator or in small tubes like in patch kits.
05-20-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By Ciufalon

Do an advanced search of this forum with the term...

Do an advanced search of this forum with the term knocking sound. There should be a few threads that come up with possible ideas. Clicking sound would also be a good search term. Just search thread...
05-20-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By Ciufalon

Use search term clamp brake levers on Ebay and...

Use search term clamp brake levers on Ebay and look down through what's available. Looks like Evoke makes some in black, BMX bikes seem to have swivel clamp brake levers and the clamp alone is...
05-18-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 62,369
Views: 9,450,868
Posted By Ciufalon

Nishiki International in Penn

Here is a great deal ($50) on an early to mid seventies Nishiki International (58 cm) for someone near West Chester Pennsylvania as it is pick up. Someone else selling a frame only on same site...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-15-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Ciufalon

Thank you zandoval. 3D printing has been in my...

Thank you zandoval. 3D printing has been in my mind as a last option as I don't know how to do it myself. I also thought about trying to make a mold and create it from Sugru. I may take you up on the...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 57,573
Posted By Ciufalon

There are many videos on Youtube that talk about...

There are many videos on Youtube that talk about the benefits of step-through bikes for every day travel. Here are a couple https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-PpjOH2lR40 and...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Ciufalon

Thank you for your reply. I am looking for the...

Thank you for your reply. I am looking for the type in this photo. I have three KM bikes and one Miyata that all use them. I will check with the company you mentioned. I contacted Koga and they could...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-12-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Ciufalon

Internal cable guides/stops

Does anyone know of a frame building supply company that sells the little black housing stop/guides for internally routed cables? I have four bikes that all use them and would like to have some on...
05-11-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 743
Posted By Ciufalon

Really nice bike with lots of things to like...

Really nice bike with lots of things to like about it. Nice find. I bet you are going to love it!
Forum: Touring
05-10-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Ciufalon

Looks to me like it may have been made by Biria.

Looks to me like it may have been made by Biria.
04-22-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Ciufalon

Could it be for one of those roof racks where you...

Could it be for one of those roof racks where you remove the front wheel and secure the front of the bike by the fork dropouts?
Forum: Touring
04-21-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 402,571
Posted By Ciufalon

Repurpose/reuse tubes

Something I have done for some years is to use old tubes when worn out, too many patches/holes to make my own extra long bungees. They are great and make easy work of securing just about anything to...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By Ciufalon

Maybe this?

Perhaps this is what you are thinking of. https://www.thule.com/en-us/bike-packs-bags-and-racks/panniers-and-bike-bags/thule-tour-rack-_-100090
You can buy the side rails for panniers separately if...
10-27-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 90,549
Posted By Ciufalon

Very happy to have received the beautiful...

Very happy to have received the beautiful Schwinnderella from Doc (rrcardr) a few days ago. He did an amazing job of packing the bike and spent a lot of time covering the entire frame in foam pipe...
Forum: Touring
10-21-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,654
Posted By Ciufalon

Take the good advice given above Antokelly. You...

Take the good advice given above Antokelly. You are a long time member and I think many of us enjoy your presence here and would not like to see you go. You have been an avid contributor and a great...
10-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,885
Posted By Ciufalon

So glad to hear all is well with Velobase. I am...

So glad to hear all is well with Velobase. I am sure we all speak for many when we say "thank you to cuda2k" for providing such a valuable resource.
10-13-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,888
Posted By Ciufalon

What kind of stem do you have on that 81? I like...

What kind of stem do you have on that 81? I like it.
10-08-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,333
Posted By Ciufalon

I would probably use Tear Aid tape (Type A). This...

I would probably use Tear Aid tape (Type A). This stuff is what most people are looking for to do many kinds of repairs and are just not aware of it. It is good for rubber rafts, air mattresses, and...
09-30-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,161
Posted By Ciufalon

You did a great job of cleaning that bike up. It...

You did a great job of cleaning that bike up. It looks beautiful and you be able to enjoy that ride for years to come. Good score!
09-29-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20,338
Views: 3,470,151
Posted By Ciufalon

Quite the bargain here

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Sears-Free-Spirit-Reynolds-531-touring-frame-Blackburn-racks-Campagnolo-brakes/223471446193?hash=item3407efa8b1:g:a78AAOSw~RhZfSsc
Forum: Touring
09-27-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By Ciufalon

Tubus LM1 fork adapter-mounting set is very good...

Tubus LM1 fork adapter-mounting set is very good if forks are missing lowrider mounts.
Forum: Touring
09-25-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Ciufalon

Looks like a great tour. Thanks for sharing.

Looks like a great tour. Thanks for sharing.
06-18-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Ciufalon

Looks like frame bags have been around for a long...

Looks like frame bags have been around for a long time. For a better look at frame bags of the 1897 variety see here (http://www.oldbike.eu/museum/bikes-1800s/1897-2/1897-spalding-roadster/).
Forum: Touring
06-18-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Ciufalon

See frame bags of the 1897 variety here...

See frame bags of the 1897 variety here (http://www.oldbike.eu/museum/bikes-1800s/1897-2/1897-spalding-roadster/).
Forum: Touring
06-17-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Ciufalon

Gain a new perspective

Don't know if this has been posted before but I thought the article and program it links to might be of interest to some of the folks here. https://gearjunkie.com/25th-infantry-bicycle-corps
06-17-16, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Ciufalon

Interesting article

Don't know if this has been posted before but I thought the article and program it links to might be of interest to some of the folks here.
https://gearjunkie.com/25th-infantry-bicycle-corps
Forum: Touring
05-30-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,398
Posted By Ciufalon

Something I have used for years and continue to...

Something I have used for years and continue to use is the Vaude rain helmet cover for. People ask me about it all the time. Well worth having as it is also good for just keeping cold air out when...
Forum: Touring
05-24-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Ciufalon

Sounds like a great trip and a great project for...

Sounds like a great trip and a great project for students of a leadership program. I too wish them a successful journey and fantastic experience.
04-21-16, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Ciufalon

Ads showing within original post; blocking text

Why am I suddenly getting ads showing up in the first post of every thread. Just started late today 4/21/16. If anyone knows why this has started and how to stop it please let me know. I think it...
03-06-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,825
Views: 1,049,899
Posted By Ciufalon

I previously owned another Ironman and sold it. I...

I previously owned another Ironman and sold it. I loved the way it rode and so I was very psyched to come across this bike and do appreciate what I have.
03-06-16, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9,825
Views: 1,049,899
Posted By Ciufalon

My $17 Ironman

Picked this bike up a few months ago from a thrift shop for $10. Put new bar tape on it and lubed the chain for a total of $17 for the bike. It rides great like all Centurion Iron man bikes I've ever...
Forum: Touring
11-08-15, 12:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,613
Posted By Ciufalon

Thule has the Pack 'n Pedal Tour Rack that works...

Thule has the Pack 'n Pedal Tour Rack that works on both the front and rear of bikes that don't have eyelets. You can also get side frames for them that support panniers. Racks - Thule...
Forum: Touring
11-01-15, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 2,304,583
Posted By Ciufalon

The bucket panniers look great. Hope to hear...

The bucket panniers look great. Hope to hear more about your trip as it progresses. Hope things are going well.
Forum: Touring
05-22-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,232
Posted By Ciufalon

You might consider rigging an appropriate sized...

You might consider rigging an appropriate sized can, PVC tube with one end capped, or even just a small sturdy bag like a chalk bag to the rack down low (out of the way of the panniers) so you can...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-04-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Ciufalon

Thanks for the replies. I appreciate all the...

Thanks for the replies. I appreciate all the good advice and will certainly put it into practice when doing this.
05-04-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By Ciufalon

This (https://sugru.com/). I believe you could...

This (https://sugru.com/). I believe you could put some of this on the torn faces that would meet and extend it out onto both sides on the inside of the hood. Should hold.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-02-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Ciufalon

Slotting cable guides?

I have a beautiful old mountain bike that is pretty much set up as a touring bike and it is an ideal bike for such. I have been thinking about slotting the cable guides by using a Dremel with a...
Forum: Touring
04-12-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,543
Posted By Ciufalon

Perhaps the REI Quarter Dome T1 that is on the...

Perhaps the REI Quarter Dome T1 that is on the REI outlet site could be modified with a small section(s) of pole crossing between the stakeout points at the foot end of the tent? Could possibly use...
03-02-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 31,093
Posted By Ciufalon

Maruishi made some nice bikes. This is my 1982...

Maruishi made some nice bikes. This is my 1982 MountAce-15. Triple bottle cages and made of Ishiwata mtn. bike tubing with butted frame, fork, and stays. Not the lightest bike, but it works great...
Forum: Touring
01-18-15, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Ciufalon

Beautiful footage. For a first effort I think it...

Beautiful footage. For a first effort I think it excellent! Bryce is certainly one of the most beautiful places in Utah. I'll follow up on Altair 4's question and ask again what software you are...
Forum: Touring
01-17-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Ciufalon

Very nice videos. Looks like you two had a great...

Very nice videos. Looks like you two had a great time on both tours. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Touring
01-14-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,934
Posted By Ciufalon

Done. Submitted comment. Hopefully they will...

Done. Submitted comment. Hopefully they will rethink this ill conceived idea.
01-14-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,057
Posted By Ciufalon

Enjoy the sunshine, blue skies, and riding as you...

Enjoy the sunshine, blue skies, and riding as you travel and explore new places with your wife. All the best. Looking forward to hearing good things from your experiences. And thank you for all...
01-14-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 179,560
Posted By Ciufalon

PM sent.

PM sent.
12-25-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By Ciufalon

Beautiful bike! Hope it brings many years of...

Beautiful bike! Hope it brings many years of great riding and great memories. You did a really nice job of putting it back in like new condition and I am sure it is much appreciated by your family....
12-13-14, 10:46 PM
Replies: 62,369
Views: 9,450,868
Posted By Ciufalon

If someone is looking for a very large mountain...

If someone is looking for a very large mountain bike, this one might be of interest. Maruishi MT-18. Vintage Maruishi MT-18 Mt Bike in Mint condition...
12-02-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ciufalon

Here is another link...

Here is another link (http://biketouringnews.com/components-touring-bicycles/cockpit/touring-bike-handlebars/handlebars-stems/) I just added. See last question/answer at the bottom of the page.
12-02-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,941
Posted By Ciufalon

Does this...

Does this (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/nitto-technomic-stem-tall-26-0-clamp.html) help at all? You might also look at the last question and reply at the bottom of this page...
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