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09-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 519
Posted By sced

I have been really happy with some lug linings...

I have been really happy with some lug linings I've done using ultra-fine paint pens. I know my limits, so they have not been offset from the lugs like those shown on the green bike at top.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

You might as well give up ...

You might as well give up

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By sced

I buy helmets on Amazon for me and my family and...

I buy helmets on Amazon for me and my family and never had a problem with fit. Maybe you are over-thinking it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,005
Posted By sced

You can also use the back wheel

You can also use the back wheel
09-19-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By sced

The Classic and Vintage subforum is the right...

The Classic and Vintage subforum is the right place to post this https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
09-18-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By sced

Extra special

Extra special
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

Yes

Yes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

Work is simply the integral of the product of...

Work is simply the integral of the product of force and distance over time. For a given route, if you ride a light bike and then a heavy bike so that total time, distance (+rider position et al) on...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

So when you ride past or don't make it back to...

So when you ride past or don't make it back to where you started do you call your mommy to pick you up?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

Nobody I know rides until they've burned a...

Nobody I know rides until they've burned a specific amount of energy=calories and then stops. Excepting special cases, for a given route=ride=course a person will do more work on a heavier/less...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

Physics and common sense disagree with you.

Physics and common sense disagree with you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By sced

is the $1000 extra cost worth it here? OF COURSE...

is the $1000 extra cost worth it here? OF COURSE NOT!!!!

You can get a cheaper Giant and not lose a thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,630
Posted By sced

Get the cheaper one. The way I think about bike...

Get the cheaper one. The way I think about bike weight is riding a heavier bike makes me stronger and lighter - truly. I have 3 classics that are 25lbish and a moderno that 17-18ish and they are all...
09-17-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By sced

Instead of a triple you can keep the crankset and...

Instead of a triple you can keep the crankset and put on a (1) mega 34/other max tooth freewheel, (2) a road link, and (3) a RD with the needed wrap. I did this last year on a new build for a...
09-16-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 515
Posted By sced

It's only a flesh wound!

It's only a flesh wound!
09-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,368
Posted By sced

#69559...

#69559 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=69559) now back on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By sced

"They use different carbon fiber, a different...

"They use different carbon fiber, a different layup and different curing. So while the geometry is the same the frames are very different." HA HA HA!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,833
Posted By sced

You can buy the world's greatest frameset from 5...

You can buy the world's greatest frameset from 5 years ago for 20 cents on the dollar. Components hold value much better.
09-13-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 87,021
Posted By sced

1973 Super Mistral Fastback, serial# 69559, back...

1973 Super Mistral Fastback, serial# 69559, back from a frame builder for repairs and new paint. I have owned it since new.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By sced

A lot of people like steel-framed (and aluminum)...

A lot of people like steel-framed (and aluminum) bikes for a variety of reasons, including me, and I'd bet they'll be around forever. A few extra pounds doesn't mean anything given the state of most...
09-08-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By sced

VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour Seven GT...

VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour Seven GT (version 1A) (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=ca7f6b1c-5ad3-45b8-854a-26b08e884c18&Enum=108)

says max chain wrap = 36T
09-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By sced

Red'll go good with gra,y and white is striking...

Red'll go good with gra,y and white is striking with everything except a white frameset.
09-03-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By sced

Can't wait to see them! An extra few pounds for a...

Can't wait to see them! An extra few pounds for a 200lb rider+bike+gear is like an extra few lbs on your SO - doesn't matter...at...all
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 976
Posted By sced

What are the differences between disc and rim...

What are the differences between disc and rim brake performance?
08-31-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,312
Posted By sced

Beautiful bike. Yellow doesn't seem to be that...

Beautiful bike. Yellow doesn't seem to be that common.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 452,183
Posted By sced

Wife's 1970's Pelizzoli-signed Ciocc San...

Wife's 1970's Pelizzoli-signed Ciocc San Cristobal - static and at warp speed

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 452,183
Posted By sced

Late 1970's Macario (from Madrid) I've been...

Late 1970's Macario (from Madrid) I've been riding for about 5 months. Has quite a springy ride that lot's of fun. Macario made bikes for several of Spain's Olympic teams and his bikes won Grand Tour...
08-30-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 807
Posted By sced

Don't metal levers gouge aluminum rims?

Don't metal levers gouge aluminum rims?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By sced

For a man the correct side for zippers and...

For a man the correct side for zippers and buttons depends on which side you dress to.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,020
Posted By sced

I really like the $2 imitation cork tape from...

I really like the $2 imitation cork tape from China. It is very comfortable, wraps easily, doesn't fade, and has a tight cell that stays clean and washes well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By sced

What about Campy?...Too Daring?

What about Campy?...Too Daring?
08-24-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By sced

In the summer of 1973 before starting my senior...

In the summer of 1973 before starting my senior year in HS I'd sold my bike to order another which was late arriving. At the end of the summer I was able to borrow a light blue Supersport to bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By sced

Bikesdirect was selling Condor branded bikes....

Bikesdirect was selling Condor branded bikes. Found this old link Road Bikes- Condor FLIGHT S5F Shimano 105 Carbon Fiber road bikes (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/condor/flight_s5f_xiii.htm)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,326
Posted By sced

All my and my family's bikes are ones I put...

All my and my family's bikes are ones I put together. It's a very good way to get exactly what you want. $9.5k for a bike is madness.
08-22-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By sced

I re-did my Holdsworth badge with testors model...

I re-did my Holdsworth badge with testors model paint. I've used ultrafine paint pens to do lug linings with excellent results. Perhaps a combo of pens for outlining details and paint for fill would...
08-17-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By sced

Sad...sounds like something I would do. Money can...

Sad...sounds like something I would do. Money can fix it though, so it isn't truly serious. Good luck to you both!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By sced

Stock up on what you think you'll need. It will...

Stock up on what you think you'll need. It will be a good investment even if you don't end up using it because you'll be able to sell it for big bucks. Plus, places like Velo Orange and China will...
08-17-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By sced

A real project but way kool!

A real project but way kool!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By sced

As a practical matter, rim brakes will be around...

As a practical matter, rim brakes will be around forever on Ebay. I have bikes with 1, 10, 30 and 40 year-old rim brakes and they all work fine.
08-15-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By sced

Nevermind - me bad. I found the bearings in a...

Nevermind - me bad. I found the bearings in a plastic base that held the rest of the assembly together for shipping.
08-15-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By sced

New Campagnolo threaded headset question

Bought one of these for my Holdsworth redo and found it didn't come with ball bearings...
08-15-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 44,577
Posted By sced

Wife, also pictured approaching c, took a pic of...

Wife, also pictured approaching c, took a pic of her bike

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08-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,704
Posted By sced

YOWZA! Magnifique!

YOWZA! Magnifique!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By sced

This is exactly right if you're gonna re-glue....

This is exactly right if you're gonna re-glue. Works for new glue job as well,
08-09-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By sced

It can repaired and rechromed. Another might...

It can repaired and rechromed. Another might never come along.
08-08-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,312
Posted By sced

Maybe you can use a threaded rod with nuts and...

Maybe you can use a threaded rod with nuts and washers to gage the unevenness and file the tube ends parallel
08-07-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,240
Posted By sced

I have my whole family riding helmets with the...

I have my whole family riding helmets with the snap-on "goggles". My wife uses these...
08-07-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,312
Posted By sced

I only go in desperation. I had nasty BBs chased...

I only go in desperation. I had nasty BBs chased on two olde frames this past year because I didn't trust myself to not damage the threads. One was French (mine) and the other Italian (wife's). I...
08-07-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By sced

Cool stuff!!!

Cool stuff!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,119
Posted By sced

I use Wellgo spd pedals on my and my family's...

I use Wellgo spd pedals on my and my family's bikes. They do eventually break, sometimes sooner than I think they should, but you can find them cheap on Ebay and I've had better luck with them the...
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