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07-13-20, 08:42 AM
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Views: 148
Posted By T-Mar

I'm not familiar with the particular Tange...

I'm not familiar with the particular Tange headset used on the 1988 Miyata 615 but typically the orientation of the seal is with the larger diameter lip at the bottom, against the seat of the crown...
07-09-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd use the nicest, chromed Sunrace freewheel I...

I'd use the nicest, chromed Sunrace freewheel I could find on ebay.

Your brakes should work great with new cable, housing, kool-stops, and perfectly true rims.
06-17-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 966
Posted By desconhecido

My last couple of spoke orders have gone to...

My last couple of spoke orders have gone to http://www.wheelbuildingparts.com (http://www.wheelbuildingparts.com)They sell 14gauge Sapim "Leader" spokes for as little as $0.28 without nipples. ...
06-15-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,547
Posted By Salamandrine

:50: :lol: Vintage geezer rolls over laughing at...

:50: :lol: Vintage geezer rolls over laughing at 28h being called not low spoke count....

Aluminum alloys are not any stiffer now than they were in the 70s or 80s. A variety of rim widths have...
06-13-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,547
Posted By Dfrost

From all of the above comments, you should...

From all of the above comments, you should conclude that you won’t feel any difference (except maybe the opposite of your goal) going to a different 7-speed clincher wheel set. Tubulars, on the other...
06-13-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,547
Posted By Dave Mayer

You will gain weight by going to something...

You will gain weight by going to something modern. Your Araya rims are very light for clinchers, particular by current standards.

Modern wheels feature fewer spokes and more rear wheel dish than...
06-09-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm trying to think what those would look good...

I'm trying to think what those would look good on... :foo: :50: :lol:
06-01-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,796
Posted By squirtdad

I would like to see a picture of the gnome and...

I would like to see a picture of the gnome and the beaver going for a ride in one of the bikes with baskets.....and couldn't help but thinking: "when randyjawa says boat anchor, he means boat...
06-01-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,122
Posted By clubman

These were the #1...

These were the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) kickstand in Canada since I rode my first 2 wheeler around 62-63. They work very well for awhile, just OK for a...
05-28-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By dddd

Glad to see that your post came out without the...

Glad to see that your post came out without the head of the post twisting loose! I've got a Bob Jackson bike in my basement right now with an early genuine LaPrade post with it's pinned-joint head...
05-26-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By randyjawa

Centrifugal force pushes the weights towards the...

Centrifugal force pushes the weights towards the rim. The faster your wheel turns, the more centrifugal force there is and the further out the weight go. With this in mind, if you want to get to...
05-22-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,734
Posted By branko_76

I agree, I wasn't implying it was the next level...

I agree, I wasn't implying it was the next level up....:)
05-20-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By P!N20

I changed the last line to propel your buddies...

I changed the last line to propel your buddies into the story. Even better if you have a box in the room.
05-19-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By cudak888

Well, now that you've started a thread not only...

Well, now that you've started a thread not only of posterity, but of infamy, and certainly not short in discussion...

...maybe you could tell us which variant of the levers you're looking for? It...
05-19-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By AlmostTrick

At first I didn't care, but now after 111 posts I...

At first I didn't care, but now after 111 posts I wish somebody would open the box already.
05-19-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,306
Posted By branko_76

The UO14 is very nice bike. If it's in good shape...

The UO14 is very nice bike. If it's in good shape and you are new to restoring/repairing bicycles, I would suggest instead of spending money on new rims, etc. that won't necessarily improve the...
05-19-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By Kilroy1988

Most of this conversation has been centered on...

Most of this conversation has been centered on buyer-seller interactions, the idea of keeping/selling old things in packaging, and valuation. You've brought up morality in response to my posts but...
05-19-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By branko_76

They won't easily be found on ebay

They won't easily be found on ebay
05-19-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Swap meet example: Nice item, fairly...

+1
Swap meet example:
Nice item, fairly priced as far as I was concerned. Clearly marked.
Couple comes by, very nice yoga pants, and he's smarter than everyone in the room..
Makes a low ball...
05-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By CliffordK

Oh, my favorite past time... sitting around...

Oh, my favorite past time... sitting around drooling over crusty old cardboard boxes... and imagining they don't have a brick inside.

And, say it was for $1000+... I'd have to be 100% certain the...
05-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,350
Posted By 70sSanO

I never thought I would see the day when cheap...

I never thought I would see the day when cheap Dia Compe brake levers would command this much attention.

But, when the pandemic hit, I was forced to use my collection of unopened Chiffon toilet...
05-12-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By rhm

I've never seen a bike foal, but always kinda...

I've never seen a bike foal, but always kinda assumed they'd do it standing, like a horse.
05-04-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By hazetguy

Itís doing a track stand. No magic necessary.

Itís doing a track stand. No magic necessary.
05-02-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Piff

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04-06-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By T-Mar

Selecting cones is more than a matter of matching...

Selecting cones is more than a matter of matching threading, diameter and length. The other very critical aspect is the profile of the cone race itself, which is designed to complement the profile of...
02-23-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By mountaindave

FIFY The graphic looked a lot like Campy...

FIFY

The graphic looked a lot like Campy Super Record (without the slant parallelogram) which in turn looked a lot like first gen Cyclone (the origin of the slant parallelogram). So the real...
01-16-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 552
Posted By francophile

I had a tough one last year, sucks not being able...

I had a tough one last year, sucks not being able to get in the saddle.

Aluminum filings ... check the seat post? Maybe parts got ground off on insertion and trickled down the seat tube?

That...
01-06-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By uncle uncle

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Amerimax-Aluminum-Downspo...

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Amerimax-Aluminum-Downspout-Band/3178669?cm_mmc=shp-_-c-_-prd-_-lbm-_-google-_-lia-_-103-_-gutter-_-3178669-_-0&store_code=2504&placeholder=null&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9eKzp6rw5gIV...
08-01-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By T-Mar

The notion of pre-boom bicycles being"gas pipe"...

The notion of pre-boom bicycles being"gas pipe" is somewhat exaggerated, though not unfounded. The first great bicycle boom occurred in the 1890s and the USA was at the forefront. Bicycle evolution...
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