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    toro1978 replied to the thread Felt Heavy Duty.
    The chain line is far right, which means far from perfect. The tire clearance with the chain on the small chain ring is around 5 mm I...
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    toro1978 reacted to Captain Awesome's post in the thread space-E-liner with Like Like.
    That is one heck of a conglomeration of parts. Wow!!!!!!
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    toro1978 reacted to sdframe's post in the thread space-E-liner with Like Like.
    Some progress. I pinched a Monark-style fork of one of my motorized bikes and added a slingshot stem and Clubman-style bars. The fork...
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    toro1978 reacted to Super Minx Man's post in the thread British Steel with Like Like.
    This is a pic of the bike from the ebay ad 5 years ago and this is the car its going on. I purchased her locally from the original...
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    toro1978 reacted to Super Minx Man's post in the thread British Steel with Like Like.
    Greetings All, I am a returning builder who forgot his password and had his old email account hacked. Last year I built the...
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    toro1978 replied to the thread The Gypsy Queen.
    There is a good reason why you don't see many home made forks.
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    toro1978 reacted to Duchess's post in the thread Felt Heavy Duty with Like Like.
    If you set the limit stops right and the shifter you're using indexes the right amount for the spacing between the rings you have, the...
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    toro1978 replied to the thread Felt Heavy Duty.
    I should have a look at all three front derailers and try to remember which one with what shifter corresponded. The how to pages say...
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    toro1978 replied to the thread Felt Heavy Duty.
    Thanks! Any info is much appreciated. I actually played with the front one a little and adjusted the limiting screws. They were self...
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    toro1978 reacted to Duchess's post in the thread Felt Heavy Duty with Like Like.
    I'm sure there's an oddball exception out there, but derailleurs just do whatever the cable tension against the spring tells them to do...
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    This is literally the last factor that would break the rules. ;)
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    toro1978 reacted to billy bob customs's post in the thread Billy Bobber with Like Like.
    Well, I got a little bit of tear down and played around with the wheel / tire combo. I came across these GT smoothie 26x2.5 tires that...
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    toro1978 reacted to marshall hudson's post in the thread Rollin bones with Like Like.
    Dont want to turn into a second page slacker so ill show a couple more pieces i've dug out. I picked up a couple needed parts at Memory...
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    toro1978 reacted to OddJob's post in the thread Build Off Bike, MattiThundrrr's with Like Like.
    I like the Moose-headed in the right direction. I mean, Canada, moose, Bullwinkle, your humor; it all works. ;) I also like the...