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12-06-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By dedhed

https://vintagevelore-cycling.com/another-master-p...

https://vintagevelore-cycling.com/another-master-piece-by-family-taverna-vetta/

​​​​​​https://www-vetta-it.translate.goog/?_x_tr_sl=it&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc
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12-06-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By dedhed

The salt piles at Jones Island are owned by a few...

The salt piles at Jones Island are owned by a few of salt companies like Cargil, Morton and North American, not the city. The city doesn't sell salt to anyone.
The Oak Leaf by my house (NW side) is...
12-06-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 413
Posted By dedhed

I've been running an old craftsman 4 hp 25 gallon...

I've been running an old craftsman 4 hp 25 gallon made by Devilbus for decades. Runs on 220V and piped around the garage. It'll pretty much run anything I throw at it and all I use for bike tires.
12-06-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By dedhed

Most cartridge BB are symmetrical. Common...

Most cartridge BB are symmetrical.

Common replacements are Shimano UN series 54, 55, 26, 300, Tange LN series.

​​​​​​https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html
12-06-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By dedhed

That should be a directional chain, put it on the...

That should be a directional chain, put it on the correct way
12-06-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By dedhed

MSRP - no one pays MSRP ​​​​​​We have just...

MSRP - no one pays MSRP

​​​​​​We have just gotten in very few of these available now - compare to other Cafe Type bikes selling for around $800. We negotiated a special discount on this small...
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 638
Posted By dedhed

Got some snow this AM, then turned to rain. ...

Got some snow this AM, then turned to rain.

https://www.weather.gov/mkx/weatherstory
12-04-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By dedhed

have you tried any penetrating fluids yet?

have you tried any penetrating fluids yet?
12-03-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By dedhed

FYI *poll *senile

FYI
*poll
*senile
12-03-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 710
Posted By dedhed

Lots of BF threads on Bikes Direct bikes. As...

Lots of BF threads on Bikes Direct bikes. As said, the general consensus is they are solid units spec'd as well or just below name brands at a lower price.
Some skills and tools required to assemble...
12-01-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By dedhed

I picked up a St.Tropez Terry knockoff that I...

I picked up a St.Tropez Terry knockoff that I went through. It sat on CL for about a month until some young lady drove up from Chicago saying it was the perfect bike for her.
12-01-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By dedhed

Topographic maps have been doing that for...

Topographic maps have been doing that for centuries.

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/q7cx/Rosarito/

​​​​​​https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/wfcb/Li%C3%A8ge/
11-30-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/7...

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/796978-paint-revitalization.html
...
11-30-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By dedhed

Read here for work arounds ...

Read here for work arounds

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/910785-octalink-cranks-removed-cp-22-a.html
11-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,161
Posted By dedhed

Tires can be changed

Tires can be changed
11-28-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By dedhed

Don't know your brand/model but likely a Suntour ...

Don't know your brand/model but likely a Suntour
...
11-28-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 822
Posted By dedhed

Split crown races are common.

Split crown races are common.
11-27-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 16,835
Posted By dedhed

I own a few bikes and the only one I can tell you...

I own a few bikes and the only one I can tell you for sure what the gearing is the Gran Prix with 52/42 and 14/24 6s freewheel.
I just shift to different gears when it "feels right" either up or...
11-27-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By dedhed

Bars, stem, 3x9 flat bar road shifters, grips,...

Bars, stem, 3x9 flat bar road shifters, grips, short pull brake levers, probably some cable outer housing should do it.
Left shifter has to be road, right road or mountain
11-27-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By dedhed

While not explicitly stated, I read it he already...

While not explicitly stated, I read it he already owns the bikes.
11-27-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By dedhed

Shimano makes road flat bar shifters so you can...

Shimano makes road flat bar shifters so you can use your existing front derailleur.

​​​​​​https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/sora-r3000/SL-R3030-L.html
11-27-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By dedhed

RSX should be dual pivot calipers. I'd try...

RSX should be dual pivot calipers. I'd try cleaning brake track on rims and Kool stop pads before replacing.
Tektro dual pivots would also be an option for replacement.
11-27-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By dedhed

FD does care about the shifters Rd/Mt, rear no

FD does care about the shifters Rd/Mt, rear no
11-26-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,395
Posted By dedhed

From the looks of things, you should have hot...

From the looks of things, you should have hot mulled wine in there not tea
11-26-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By dedhed

If you're hitting the curb you're doing something...

If you're hitting the curb you're doing something wrong
11-26-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

https://wb8nbs.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/rust-remov...

https://wb8nbs.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/rust-removal-using-electrolysis/

https://youtu.be/fE2fau_gXRw
11-26-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 680
Posted By dedhed

Building water issues need to mostly be handled...

Building water issues need to mostly be handled by proper drainage. Regrading to divert, French drains, gutters and downspouts. Given your space constraints probably one of your likely methods would...
11-25-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By dedhed

If you @ they get a notification schwinnderella

If you @ they get a notification schwinnderella
11-25-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

Homeless population I'd be looking at cables,...

Homeless population I'd be looking at cables, brake pads, truing wheels, lubing & adjusting drivetrain.
11-23-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By dedhed

I'm thinking since 2010 the OP figured something...

I'm thinking since 2010 the OP figured something out.
11-23-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,840
Posted By dedhed

Except for the itemized tax deductions changes a...

Except for the itemized tax deductions changes a few years ago
11-23-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By dedhed

This is the "go to" before drilling...

This is the "go to" before drilling anything
11-23-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/P-YpmDx86d0

https://youtu.be/P-YpmDx86d0
11-17-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dedhed

I've not seen "washers". The nut or bolt holding...

I've not seen "washers". The nut or bolt holding the crank arm on usually has an enlarged head.
...
11-16-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By dedhed

I have a white bike, but being my commuter you...

I have a white bike, but being my commuter you could probably consider it a fleet vehicle. FWIW our fleet vehicles at work are mostly municipal yellow.

...
11-16-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 958
Posted By dedhed

If you think fenders are going to completely...

If you think fenders are going to completely eliminate spray and mess on your bike when riding in the rain you are finding out that that is a fools errand.
11-15-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By dedhed

Mr. Markets? Just make sure it's not FIAT money,...

Mr. Markets? Just make sure it's not FIAT money, gold would be even better.
11-15-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By dedhed

Cup & cone BB often have asymmetrical spindles...

Cup & cone BB often have asymmetrical spindles while cartridges are usually symmetrical. Check sheldon for compatible lengths.
Measurement on threaded spindles(using nuts) is to the end of the...
11-15-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By dedhed

I thought that only worked for Bike Forooms P&R...

I thought that only worked for Bike Forooms P&R where it seems to be needed most. Or maybe the 41 too.
11-15-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By dedhed

I've been here a long time and have no one on...

I've been here a long time and have no one on ignore. Thick skin and the ability to just scroll on by seems to work.
11-15-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By dedhed

Just adding sources of information. Guys...

Just adding sources of information.

Guys like Randy, Bill, and Jim have shipped (and received) literally hundreds of bikes worldwide so have seen pretty much everything that can go wrong and how...
11-15-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/825368-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/825368-full-bike-packing-assistance-needed-please-help.html

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/943545-shipping-thread.html
...
11-14-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By dedhed

Cheap screwdriver and a few taps of the hammer to...

Cheap screwdriver and a few taps of the hammer to remove, a piece of copper or pvc pipe to install.

You say you "replaced" the rest of the headset parts, didn't your new headset come with a new...
11-13-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

Copper plating is often a plating layer under...

Copper plating is often a plating layer under chrome.

​​​​​​https://pchrome.com/faq/ultimate-guide-chrome-plating/
11-13-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

Broken taps/extractos due to their hardness can...

Broken taps/extractos due to their hardness can often be broken up with a punch and the pieces picked out.
11-13-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 33,177
Posted By dedhed

Original Poster had exactly 1 post. Likely was...

Original Poster had exactly 1 post. Likely was never back again
11-13-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By dedhed

You could get the crown race seat area built up...

You could get the crown race seat area built up with brazing and recut to whatever size you want
11-12-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 411
Posted By dedhed

Common go to short stack threaded headsets are...

Common go to short stack threaded headsets are Tange. Levin, passage, etc.
Usually available in various finishes and ISO or JIS as well as crown races available separately
...
11-12-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-ga...

https://www.bikeforums.net/electronics-lighting-gadgets/
11-11-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224634676887?hash=item344d452697:g:118AAOSw1p1eP3Zy

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/p/1100103030?iid=185122901441...
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