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09-18-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 348
Posted By dedhed

Just one more question. How do you measure the...

Just one more question. How do you measure the shell length? Is that measured on the frame with all BB parts removed?

It is the width of the frame where the BB goes in. You don't necessarily need...
09-17-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk
09-17-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 313
Posted By dedhed

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow...

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow truck. Personal choices of function or value over form.
09-15-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By dedhed

Short answer - No. Considering seat post...

Short answer - No.

Considering seat post sizes differ by 0.2mm That is a way big jump without a shim.

https://www.modernbike.com/seatpost-shims
09-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 706
Posted By dedhed

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 605
Posted By dedhed

Well if you want to buy a container full they're...

Well if you want to buy a container full they're pretty cheap.

https://jap-express.com/japan-automotive-and-parts-express/bicycle-exports
09-11-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By dedhed

Twist grip shifter? Cheap twist grip shifters are...

Twist grip shifter? Cheap twist grip shifters are notorious for hard, poor operation and early replacement.
My advice - up your budget for a better bike without them
09-08-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By dedhed

New pads is almost a requirement for those 30...

New pads is almost a requirement for those 30 year old hardened bricks.
Usual recommendation is for Kool Stops and vintage side pull Continentals or Eagle if there is room in the fork.

Kool Stop...
09-08-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By dedhed

!978 Moto, not going to be a cassette

!978 Moto, not going to be a cassette
09-07-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/677166-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/677166-facilitators-thread-post-here-if-you-re-willing-able.html
09-05-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By dedhed

Brand new 7 speed sti ...

Brand new 7 speed sti
https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/tourney-a070.html
09-05-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

loctite?

loctite?
09-05-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By dedhed

https://www.shipbikes.com/ ...

https://www.shipbikes.com/

https://www.bikeflights.com/
09-03-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By dedhed

See about 5 min in. If it's the old style...

See about 5 min in.

If it's the old style Shimano just pay the shop to remove it rather than find the tool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTJ3taJHOn8&app=desktop
09-03-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By dedhed

Again Broken or not working? If they're "not...

Again Broken or not working?

If they're "not working" the common Shimano index shifting repair is to flush them with WD 40 while working the shifter to soften and flush out the old hard grease...
09-02-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By dedhed

Define "broken". Broken or not working?

Define "broken". Broken or not working?
09-01-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By dedhed

Once the stem is tightened, the star nut does...

Once the stem is tightened, the star nut does absolutely nothing, and you could remove the top cap if you so desired.
08-31-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

https://web.archive.org/web/20190509053836/https:/...

https://web.archive.org/web/20190509053836/https://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/FREE_SITE_1/FREE_SITE_INTRODUCTION.htm
08-31-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By dedhed

Most Tange threaded headsets (Levin etc) you can...

Most Tange threaded headsets (Levin etc) you can buy the crown race separate and they are mix & match

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=49908
08-31-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By dedhed

Good luck with that budget and COVID. ...

Good luck with that budget and COVID.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/palmyra-schwinn-mesa-runner/7170108521.html...
08-30-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By dedhed

Short answer - No Look at the numbers in the...

Short answer - No

Look at the numbers in the chart in #11 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=11) here....
08-30-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 531
Posted By dedhed

Here are the videos you really should be watching...

Here are the videos you really should be watching to REMOVE a freewheel.

https://youtu.be/rdQE8-ea1uw

https://youtu.be/baa0ghR5yQ0
08-29-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By dedhed

Some come out harder than others. Measure the...

Some come out harder than others. Measure the width of the BB shell. English is 68MM Italian is 70mm (with a few exceptions)

...
08-29-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By dedhed

They're YOUR bikes do whatever you want

They're YOUR bikes do whatever you want
08-28-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,138
Posted By dedhed

That bike's from the mid '80's. Suntour AR came...

That bike's from the mid '80's. Suntour AR came out in 1982 ish and Taiwan Cro-mo frame is 80's, decal font, as well as 6 speed freewheel scream mid 80's. My guess is 1984.
...
08-28-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,138
Posted By dedhed

Start looking through some of these. ...

Start looking through some of these.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaAK2FaxQ2xiBbAUVZsvDYQ?sub_confirmation=1
...
08-26-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 947
Posted By dedhed

The nipples look almost "ground" rather than...

The nipples look almost "ground" rather than "cracked". Kudos on nice clear pictures.
08-26-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 557
Posted By dedhed

They'll likely "work". the problem you'll often...

They'll likely "work". the problem you'll often encounter is that in front there isn't enough room between the fork legs and rim for the longer pads.
08-23-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By dedhed

https://www.amazon.com/Wheel-Master-18-23C-Freewhe...

https://www.amazon.com/Wheel-Master-18-23C-Freewheel-126mm/dp/B0063R24OY
08-23-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By dedhed

Thing with exceptionally large & small frames is...

Thing with exceptionally large & small frames is limited customer base but also limited supply base.
The last super small frame bike I sold the girl drove up from Chicago to purchase. Might put it...
08-20-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By dedhed

Cockpits, like saddles are a personal preference

Cockpits, like saddles are a personal preference
08-20-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,208
Posted By dedhed

Uhmm, you still need to diagnose where the...

Uhmm, you still need to diagnose where the problem is to "rebuild" something. Another issue is most of the time the "replace until solved" is electronic controls rather than mechanical assemblies and...
08-19-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,208
Posted By dedhed

Somehow you guys missed disc brakes, tubeless,...

Somehow you guys missed disc brakes, tubeless, and thru axles. You're slipping
08-18-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,252
Posted By dedhed

I suspect that many of the parts they want to...

I suspect that many of the parts they want to replace just need some service. Gives us more details like model of bike, model of shifters etc.
08-16-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By dedhed

Calling UniChris

Calling UniChris
08-13-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,283
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/triumph0001_a12679a6ff3134e60b20d3b0b00833ec7ec31a11.jpg
My 1973 Bonneville is waiting for me to retire and put it back on the road.
08-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By dedhed

cone wrenches, tools specific to your bottom...

cone wrenches, tools specific to your bottom bracket and headset type, good cable cutters. cassette and or freewheel tool specific to what you have.
08-12-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By dedhed

In post 4 he says wobble is at the bearings and...

In post 4 he says wobble is at the bearings and the picture of the rusted bolt tells me that's likely tight, might even be hard to remove from rust.
One of the issues is the future status of said...
08-11-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By dedhed

Every catalog I see says original is 27 X 1 1/4 ...

Every catalog I see says original is 27 X 1 1/4

https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/1985.html#letour-luxe

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1985Ltwt31.html
08-11-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By dedhed

This will be my final fix for this old bicycle...

This will be my final fix for this old bicycle What will be the final fix?

So is your intent to replace the current crankset? or just repair the BB and use the old crankset? Not really clear.
...
08-11-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By dedhed

looks like a standard cartridge square taper BB....

looks like a standard cartridge square taper BB. If you're replacing the crankset you MUST buy the new BB that that particular crankset requires. You need to know shell width (likely 68mm or 73mm)...
08-07-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By dedhed

If they don't hit the frame and the derailleur...

If they don't hit the frame and the derailleur can reach everything the minor changes in chainline shouldn't be an issue.
08-07-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By dedhed

I run PD-M324 dual sided on most of my bikes. ...

I run PD-M324 dual sided on most of my bikes.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/deore-t6000/PD-M324.html
08-06-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By dedhed

A big problem now in COVID times is actually...

A big problem now in COVID times is actually being able to buy parts. Many common items normally no big deal to obtain are "out of stock" without a known delivery time.
08-06-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By dedhed

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/water-bo...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/water-bottle-fittings


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6H6wr7fJYo
08-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dedhed

Until you're interested in a specific individual...

Until you're interested in a specific individual bike does it matter? At that point look at the bike.
08-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By dedhed

Some day when the supply chain catches up you...

Some day when the supply chain catches up you could even then upgrade to 8/9/10 STI type shifters.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Microshift-R9-9-Speed-Road-Levers
08-04-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,166
Posted By dedhed

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing....

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing. Treks of that era were often spaced at 128 to allow both 6 and 7 speed drivetrains in the same frame.
I wouldn't be surprised if you find 128 and can...
08-02-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By dedhed

Check derailleur hanger alignment

Check derailleur hanger alignment
07-29-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,064
Posted By dedhed

https://www.startribune.com/detroit-bikes-brings-s...

https://www.startribune.com/detroit-bikes-brings-schwinn-production-back-to-u-s/571809632/
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