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05-07-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By eeuuugh

I worked at a Public dealer for two years,...

I worked at a Public dealer for two years, 2016-2018. In general I like them, they're attractive, comfortable, and practical. The nicer models are excellent bikes. The basic models (C1 and C7) are...
03-05-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14,741
Views: 3,562,050
Posted By eeuuugh

Went to a garage sale this morning. Nothing...

Went to a garage sale this morning. Nothing caught my eye except this MSR Whisperlite camp stove, with two fuel bottles and rebuild kit, for $20......
04-12-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,978
Posted By eeuuugh

These 1970s hubs with a multi-speed freewheel on...

These 1970s hubs with a multi-speed freewheel on one side and 'track' threading on the other were intended for use with early disc brakes. The rotors threaded onto the hub in the same way as a fixed...
02-20-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,456
Posted By eeuuugh

I've been meaning to post on this thread, finally...

I've been meaning to post on this thread, finally had a sunny day off to take some pictures. This Univega Gran Sprint was done by a guy named Cameron who is friends with the owner of the LBS I work...
01-08-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,152
Posted By eeuuugh

My understanding is that SP hubs, while lighter...

My understanding is that SP hubs, while lighter than Shimano hubs, have more drag and provide less power than Shimano hubs. Source...
09-20-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,500
Posted By eeuuugh

The crimps do look about the size of the...

The crimps do look about the size of the Efficient Velo Tools "right arm repair clamp", which is something I'd expect a better shop in the Northwest to have, and can very easily be tightened too hard.
09-20-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,500
Posted By eeuuugh

How did you transport the bike to the shop? Did...

How did you transport the bike to the shop? Did you speak with the owner on the phone, or an employee? Next step may be to take the frame back to the shop and respectfully ask to speak to the owner...
09-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,349
Posted By eeuuugh

Fully overhauled with new bearings in the hubs...

Fully overhauled with new bearings in the hubs and BB. The headset bearings were a little rough, but I kept them, since they were the slightly larger size used in some old Schwinn headsets. I swapped...
09-03-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,759
Posted By eeuuugh

You can calculate the height of a wheelset plus...

You can calculate the height of a wheelset plus tires by adding the ISO dimension of the wheel to the doubled size of the tire. A 26" wheel is ISO 559--that's 559 millimeters. A 2" tire is ISO 50, so...
08-11-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By eeuuugh

Why choose between white and black? Harlequin...

Why choose between white and black? Harlequin wrap all the way! Lean into the flashiness :) Amazing score!
07-05-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,033
Posted By eeuuugh

Judging by the top of the seat tube, the frame...

Judging by the top of the seat tube, the frame has been powdercoated. Looks to have been done well, given the crisp lug definition throughout, but it won't be possible to determine the correct...
07-05-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By eeuuugh

Sending PM!

Sending PM!
06-07-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,437
Posted By eeuuugh

Last summer I rode from Whitefish down the east...

Last summer I rode from Whitefish down the east side of Flathead Lake to Paulsen. Beautiful ride, but it was late June and temperatures were in the 50s with scattered hail. Bring warm clothes!

I...
05-26-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By eeuuugh

I'll take the 26.8mm seatpost and the 26" rim!...

I'll take the 26.8mm seatpost and the 26" rim! PMing you.
05-13-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
Posted By eeuuugh

I don't think the spare parts you have were...

I don't think the spare parts you have were original the bike. The Suntour derailleur and shifters are a bit of an upgrade over the Shimano stuff that's on the bike. The Shimano branded downtube...
05-13-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
Posted By eeuuugh

Crankset looks like a Sugino Maxy or Super-Maxy....

Crankset looks like a Sugino Maxy or Super-Maxy. I've worked on lots of Japanese ten speeds that came with that crankset. Possibly Takagi copied the design, I can't find a picture of a Takagi crank...
04-17-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,623
Posted By eeuuugh

I know a mechanic here in New Orleans who's from...

I know a mechanic here in New Orleans who's from England. We were talking about internally geared hubs a few days ago, and she told me about a wheel she built at the first shop she worked on in...
02-22-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By eeuuugh

i should probably sell it off, I'm not attached...

i should probably sell it off, I'm not attached to the bike, but I'm strangely attached to some of the parts on it :p I've been holding on to the stem and bars for so long looking for an appropriate...
02-21-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By eeuuugh

The Fuji del Rey

Last month my Aerotek M4000 (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions.html#post20645245) was stolen outside the local library. I had leaned it...
02-07-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,029
Posted By eeuuugh

The number one most elegant bicycle component is...

The number one most elegant bicycle component is the ball bearing....
12-21-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 33,669
Posted By eeuuugh

Most recently... ...

Most recently...
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A Taiwanese Supermax mill. After five years working in...
10-05-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14,741
Views: 3,562,050
Posted By eeuuugh

Not C&V, but I spent $12 at a yard sale today: ...

Not C&V, but I spent $12 at a yard sale today:
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The rim is cracked and...
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