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06-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By Reynolds

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by...

I'd try unscrewing the cup as much as possible by hand and see if the balls can come out (this could work if they are loose, not if in a retainer), then screwing the cup back as far as it will go, so...
06-16-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,399
Posted By Reynolds

"Recommend me a good power meter,...

"Recommend me a good power meter, please"
06-15-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,399
Posted By Reynolds

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...)...

"That old (Colnago, Pinarello, De Rosa, etc...) would be ideal for a fixie"
06-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,399
Posted By Reynolds

Everyone has a dark side.

Everyone has a dark side.
06-15-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,399
Posted By Reynolds

"I need to update the software for my...

"I need to update the software for my shifters"
06-15-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,399
Posted By Reynolds

BB 30 is great.

BB 30 is great.
06-12-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By Reynolds

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems: ...

If this worked, I think you'll have no problems:

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06-11-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,851
Posted By Reynolds

100R, 90F. I'm 155.

100R, 90F. I'm 155.
06-03-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,794
Posted By Reynolds

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.

Looks like a bike one might see in a nightmare.
06-02-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By Reynolds

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades....

I make my own scrapers from old hacksaw blades. For the handle, just wrap an old rag on it. Recycler or cheapskate? 😄
06-01-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Reynolds

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.

Could be useful for a 20" wheel bike.
05-12-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,880
Posted By Reynolds

Works for me too. Precision!

Works for me too. Precision!
05-08-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,024
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was...

Very nice frame! Looks NOS. The number hanger was standard issue?
I think any silver high end group would do.
05-08-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Reynolds

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a...

Nice bike! Maybe it isn't as "user friendly" as a modern one, but it has an appeal of its own.
05-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,324
Posted By Reynolds

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.

A man's rust bucket is another's patina.
05-06-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By Reynolds

All of them on rod brake DLs. Maybe the Sports...

All of them on rod brake DLs. Maybe the Sports were different?
05-06-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By Reynolds

Great to see such efforts to get this bike back...

Great to see such efforts to get this bike back on the road!
As those are thick walled tubes, maybe you could straighten them with a hydraulic press? I'd make some wooden cradles and try it....
05-05-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,011
Posted By Reynolds

Pics please! Just kidding... :lol:

Pics please!
Just kidding... :lol:
05-05-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,548
Posted By Reynolds

Very true. I know 4 or 5 old, overweight men and...

Very true. I know 4 or 5 old, overweight men and women who go cycle touring with a local club and can ride 2 weeks, 6-8 hours a day on loaded bikes on hilly gravel roads. You'd never guess they could...
05-04-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,548
Posted By Reynolds

Reminds me of a ride with a couple I used to get...

Reminds me of a ride with a couple I used to get out with. My friend and me were both at the wheel of his petite wife, I said to him "Shame on us, 2 guys at the wheel of a 110 pound woman!" He...
05-03-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,490
Posted By Reynolds

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05-03-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,012
Posted By Reynolds

I'd reassemble it with loose balls and see how it...

I'd reassemble it with loose balls and see how it goes. I've seen worse than that remedied with loose balls.
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 945
Posted By Reynolds

I heard that many years ago, back then it was...

I heard that many years ago, back then it was said that a near full tank avoided condensation.
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,059
Posted By Reynolds

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04-24-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,996
Posted By Reynolds

Charles H. Duell would agree.

Charles H. Duell would agree.
04-23-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By Reynolds

There's a Rohloff sprocket wear gauge, I guess...

There's a Rohloff sprocket wear gauge, I guess you can use it on a chainring too.


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04-22-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,440
Posted By Reynolds

The guy did that in a pinstriped suit and tie...

The guy did that in a pinstriped suit and tie...
04-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,123
Posted By Reynolds

Millions like this one out there, but this is...

Millions like this one out there, but this is mine:

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04-22-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,123
Posted By Reynolds

Not mine, but I like Rudge headbadges too: ...

Not mine, but I like Rudge headbadges too:


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04-22-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,272
Posted By Reynolds

I thought conventional wisdom forbade 36hole low...

I thought conventional wisdom forbade 36hole low flange hubs for radial lacing, but not other configurations.
04-22-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,626
Posted By Reynolds

Very interesting, I never thought a brushed on...

Very interesting, I never thought a brushed on finishing could be so good. In fact, after reading this thread I tried it on a fork and it didn't come out so bad, so I'll try it more seriously on a...
04-21-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By Reynolds

Those rings look OK to me. Probably still good...

Those rings look OK to me. Probably still good for many years of use.
04-17-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By Reynolds

There were early Shimano BBs where a squarish nut...

There were early Shimano BBs where a squarish nut held the spindle in place. You'd need a special socket though.
Newer ones have a press fit ring instead of the nut IIRC, as said above you can't...
04-16-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe it's just luck - but I've installed quite a...

Maybe it's just luck - but I've installed quite a few Italian threaded BBs, both old school and cartridge, and never had them come loose. I use just grease and tighten them VERY hard with a 16"...
04-10-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85
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Views: 3,752
Posted By Reynolds

My thought when I built my Nexus 8 commuter bike...

My thought when I built my Nexus 8 commuter bike was "what lubricant can I put on this to avoid disassembling it every 5,000 kms?"
So I when I disassembled it for its first service drilled & tapped...
04-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,927
Posted By Reynolds

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the...

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the concrete on it.
04-08-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By Reynolds

On some MTBs the FD cable coming from the TT/ST...

On some MTBs the FD cable coming from the TT/ST went through a pulley to reverse its travel to work with a bottom pull FD. That looks like the mounting place for that pulley.
04-07-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 11,043
Posted By Reynolds

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

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04-05-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By Reynolds

You might google Vittorio Brumotti too.

You might google Vittorio Brumotti too.
04-02-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 11,043
Posted By Reynolds

Mondia, Election, Roamer. This thread remembered...

Mondia, Election, Roamer. This thread remembered me that I had these somewhere. They worked OK years ago, but the oil must have dried out or something.....
03-31-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,454
Posted By Reynolds

Noone tried tapping the seatpost sideways/back...

Noone tried tapping the seatpost sideways/back and forth? I had good results loosening broken threaded studs in engine blocks using this method.
03-30-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,223
Posted By Reynolds

IIRC, the Giant TCR was the first modern road...

IIRC, the Giant TCR was the first modern road sloping TT bike in 1997. Back then, it was said one of the advantages was to reduce the frame sizes to 3 (S, M, L)....
03-27-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,371
Posted By Reynolds

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right...

Fork looks bent. Otherwise, that'll buff right off.
03-22-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By Reynolds

Chain pliers?

Chain pliers?
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Reynolds

:thumb:

:thumb:
03-21-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Reynolds

I've straightened worse stays than those using 2...

I've straightened worse stays than those using 2 wooden blocks under the stay, 1 on top of it and a lever, with the frame on the floor and using a heavy workbench as a stop, and they came out well.
03-20-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,592
Posted By Reynolds

The Presta and Schrader valves I've seen are...

The Presta and Schrader valves I've seen are attached differently, the Presta has a groove in the metal stem while the Schrader has an integral rubber circle which in my opinion is stronger due to...
03-20-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,592
Posted By Reynolds

+1 to all dabac said.

+1 to all dabac said.
03-19-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,592
Posted By Reynolds

I like Presta more, but Schrader works well too....

I like Presta more, but Schrader works well too. I had some Presta tubes fail at the stem/tube interface though, never with Schrader.
03-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By Reynolds

The axle couldn't cause the wobble, as scarlson...

The axle couldn't cause the wobble, as scarlson said, because it doesn't spin. Maybe those ugly marks were made by someone trying to straighten the hub?
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