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07-15-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 97,726
Posted By daverup

If you get no good answers at the bike shop, be...

If you get no good answers at the bike shop, be sure to post back here what they recommended. There are plenty of experts around here who could help you choose options. If you like the rest of the...
07-15-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By daverup

Pics at: ...

Pics at:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18509287
07-15-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 97,726
Posted By daverup

orloved, Your gallery is viewable at: ...

orloved,

Your gallery is viewable at:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/519772
07-10-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,580
Posted By daverup

I confess to being a pedal downgrader. On...

I confess to being a pedal downgrader. On multiple bikes I have removed clip-in, toe clips with leather straps, and mini toe clips.
My preferred pedals are older Atom or KKT.
This is the only way...
07-09-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 740,994
Posted By daverup

I've put this off for long enough. At the lake on...

I've put this off for long enough. At the lake on a cool spring day.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x580/mechrome_336914a4aa5da95ca12b142145dfbd6ca190768f.jpg
07-08-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,725
Posted By daverup

95 Trek 930, fades green to blue, with satin...

95 Trek 930, fades green to blue, with satin finish.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/852x524/img_20200521_184131c_66a9b9362a676fef263d2ad78f0f364ee72acc46.jpg
07-07-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 763
Posted By daverup

Ok, but it still doesn't seem like a boat anchor....

Ok, but it still doesn't seem like a boat anchor.
I posted it as a cheaper alternative.
07-07-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By daverup

Centurion Ironman at Lake Superior, ...

Centurion Ironman at Lake Superior,

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x821/img_20200707_114030a_347d3ce839eb2bddff5159d966021364d2d99e1d.jpg
07-06-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 763
Posted By daverup

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Centurion Lemans Mixte of early 80's are Champion 5 tubing. Not super light,...
06-26-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 286,113
Posted By daverup

Finally finished the 1999 Terry Symmetry for my...

Finally finished the 1999 Terry Symmetry for my wife. It needed attention, but no serious problems.
All wheel bearings cleaned and repacked, new bottom bracket Tange LN-3922. New cables, brake pads,...
06-24-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By daverup

Here is what I've done to my 95 930, 95 930...

Here is what I've done to my 95 930,
95 930 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21511707-post531.html)
06-22-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 286,113
Posted By daverup

Recently picked up a 1999 Georgena Terry Symmetry...

Recently picked up a 1999 Georgena Terry Symmetry for my wife. This one was on my local craigslist, where hardly anything interesting ever shows up.
It needs an overhaul, which is underway. Shimano...
06-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By daverup

Have a look through ebay vintage parts list. If...

Have a look through ebay vintage parts list.
If you put in a saved search something might pop up. The schwinn forks are usually listed by wheel size and "steerer" length. You are going to need the...
06-18-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By daverup

That fork does not look like the correct one for...

That fork does not look like the correct one for that bike.
Here is a link to a site with pics of a more correct fork,
Camelback (https://bikeindex.org/bikes/43575)
06-16-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By daverup

Here is my 86 Centurion Ironman setup by rccardr....

Here is my 86 Centurion Ironman setup by rccardr. 50/34 and 14/28 6 speed. The only thing I changed was the addition of a long cage to the 600 RD.
Without the long cage small/small was not a good...
06-05-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,090
Posted By daverup

Jeff, Replacement cables can be done, but those...

Jeff, Replacement cables can be done, but those grip shifters make the task more difficult. I replaced the grip shift on my 930 with some Shimano rapid fire units, they came with new cables.There...
06-05-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By daverup

PM sent, turbo

PM sent, turbo
06-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 113,500
Posted By daverup

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930. Rear...

A few more mods on my 95 Trek 930.

Rear rack and bag
Swapped out STX crank for Sugino Impel compact triple 94/58 with Vuelta chainrings, 48,38,28....
05-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By daverup

The green fading to purple with the satin finish...

The green fading to purple with the satin finish is pretty special..
05-28-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By daverup

Close, 95 Trek 930.

Close, 95 Trek 930.
05-21-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By daverup

Down to the lake,...

Down to the lake, https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1478x1036/img_20200521_184131_3bedddd8df81aecb5f93ea49cd5b89feee99b41d.jpg
05-19-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,970
Views: 847,514
Posted By daverup

Thanks Doc, I think that seam might have been...

Thanks Doc, I think that seam might have been tweaked slightly during shipment.
Your method worked and I've gotten it back together straight and smooth. Just took another ride and didn't notice any...
05-19-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8,970
Views: 847,514
Posted By daverup

Help me Ironmen, you're my only hope... Last...

Help me Ironmen, you're my only hope...

Last fall I bought an 86 Ironman Dave Scott from a member. It's been waiting for spring and I finally took it out for a little ride.
The front brake made a...
Forum: Introductions
05-14-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By daverup

Welcome from UP MI!

Welcome from UP MI!
05-13-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,387
Posted By daverup

June 2017, bought a Rocky Mountain Blizzard at a...

June 2017, bought a Rocky Mountain Blizzard at a local bike shop. End of the season for fat bikes, 2016 Model.
Only real problem that I found with this purchase was the OE front tire. The Blizzard...
05-12-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By daverup

Lake Superior shoreline, a coolish 39 degrees F. ...

Lake Superior shoreline, a coolish 39 degrees F.

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05-11-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Posted By daverup

PM sent for #16...

PM sent for #16 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=16)
Forum: Introductions
05-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By daverup

I grew up in BTR, visited last year and rode a...

I grew up in BTR, visited last year and rode a bike into my old neighborhood. Not a bike friendly area anymore. Apparently bikes are not allowed on sidewalks, and the roads are unsafe...
Probably...
05-10-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,072
Posted By daverup

PM sent for #12...

PM sent for #12 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=12)
Forum: Introductions
05-09-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By daverup

Where y'all are in the Bayou state?

Where y'all are in the Bayou state?
05-09-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 364,321
Posted By daverup

That's a nice one. I wouldn't be able to resist...

That's a nice one. I wouldn't be able to resist if it were close by...
I hope someone here grabs it.
05-07-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
04-30-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 286,113
Posted By daverup

One of my pandemic projects has been to make my...

One of my pandemic projects has been to make my wife's 81 Centurion LeMans Mixte more hill friendly.
Removed original crank and BB. Replaced with Tange ln-3922 BB and Sugino 110/74 cranks and new...
04-26-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,153
Posted By daverup

My wife of 38 years and I have biked together...

My wife of 38 years and I have biked together most of those years. Our kids grew up in bike trailers and "trailer bikes".
We both spent our adolescent years on Varsity's, although separated by...
04-26-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,153
Posted By daverup

Get a short stem and maybe slide the seat...

Get a short stem and maybe slide the seat forward?
Good hunting
04-20-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By daverup

Nice Centurion! Rdrett's pics ...

Nice Centurion!

Rdrett's pics
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/515960
04-15-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By daverup

How much snow did Thunder Bay get Monday? Here in...

How much snow did Thunder Bay get Monday? Here in the UP of MI we got over a foot in most areas.
I can't find the firewood in my yard that needs to be stacked, totally buried...
04-11-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 113,500
Posted By daverup

1995 Trek 930. Switched to Kenda Komfort tires,...

1995 Trek 930.
Switched to Kenda Komfort tires, changed grip shift to Shimano Rapidfire shift. Converted to threadless shorter stem.
Simple fenders for now.
https://i.imgur.com/xdWhL31.jpg
03-29-20, 10:03 AM
03-17-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,793
Posted By daverup

81 Centurion and 83 Schwinn ...

81 Centurion and 83 Schwinn
https://i.imgur.com/zbsqDEv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/t4iAlvm.jpg
03-05-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By daverup

I thought about that before I posted this WTB. I...

I thought about that before I posted this WTB. I eventually decided that I had seen enough posts about roadside scavenging by forum members to be worth posting anyway. These things might show up, or...
03-05-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By daverup

Thanks for checking, I'm going to search a bit...

Thanks for checking, I'm going to search a bit further
03-03-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By daverup

WTB - Shimano Deore LX front and rear M581 derailleurs

Looking for both front and rear Deore LX derailleurs, FD-M581, and RD-M581.
Prefer lightly used or better condition.
Thanks

No longer looking for these, thanks
02-18-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By daverup

Once you sort out the granny gear on the crank,...

Once you sort out the granny gear on the crank, you may need to go long cage on the RD if that bike has the short version.
I swapped the short cage on a shimano 600 for a longer one from another...
02-13-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By daverup

As a newbie, I prefer your interpretation of the...

As a newbie, I prefer your interpretation of the frame style as "Mixte".
We have one of each "variant" as defined by Sheldon Brown. Sheldon Brown's Glossary...
12-22-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,214
Posted By daverup

83 Le Tour https://i.imgur.com/eXr4x5H.jpg

83 Le Tour
https://i.imgur.com/eXr4x5H.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
12-15-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,042
Posted By daverup

https://i.imgur.com/E4R3ajh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/E4R3ajh.jpg
10-01-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,974
Views: 517,703
Posted By daverup

Twenty miles today on my Crosscut. Midpoint, on...

Twenty miles today on my Crosscut. Midpoint, on the shore of Lake Superior.
https://i.imgur.com/7Kseubv.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes
10-01-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,663
Posted By daverup

After 2 inches of rain yesterday, Marquette will...

After 2 inches of rain yesterday, Marquette will have a high temp in the 40's tomorrow. I'm going to need an extra layer...
Have a safe trip,
Dave
Forum: Great Lakes
09-30-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,663
Posted By daverup

The UP can be a nice place to ride, but it is...

The UP can be a nice place to ride, but it is different. I'd say cross country road biking would be more difficult than many places, primarily due to truck traffic on 2 lane roads without much of a...
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