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09-23-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By ryansu

The nutted tekros are R539 fwiw ...

The nutted tekros are R539 fwiw

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09-23-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,147
Posted By ryansu

jonny7 If it make you feel any better I have a...

jonny7 If it make you feel any better I have a recent CL purchase that I got home and discovered more issues than I had bargained for and I too decided on the part out path and I am close to...
09-23-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By ryansu

OP Since you have a F+ F only I might suggest...

OP Since you have a F+ F only I might suggest finding a donor MTB with a nice XT or LX component group to transfer the wheels and components off of. Might be cheaper than buying all that individually...
09-23-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By ryansu

Sjtaylor if you take DFrosts advice on newer dual...

Sjtaylor if you take DFrosts advice on newer dual pivots I happen to have a pair of new Tektro nutted brakes (for vintage frames) that I have never found a use for, I might be willing to make you a...
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By ryansu

You forgot the cool claw rear derailleur lol

You forgot the cool claw rear derailleur lol
09-23-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 418
Posted By ryansu

I had a hand me down Schwinn Typhoon from my...

I had a hand me down Schwinn Typhoon from my older brother who had probably had it handed down to him from a neighbor or some such, I commuted to Jr HS on that bike and it took me lots of places. I...
09-23-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 302
Posted By ryansu

Beautiful Moto Mixte! I have found that when I am...

Beautiful Moto Mixte! I have found that when I am building mixte to just sell on I am not all that inspired but when I have built them for friends and family members I have really enjoyed the process
09-23-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,573
Posted By ryansu

Yes I know adding to a Zombie thread but its...

Yes I know adding to a Zombie thread but its interesting that in a decade of working on Vintage bikes including a fair number of French ones this is the first Heliomatic hub I have encountered. I had...
09-22-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,207
Posted By ryansu

Once upon a time I found a Raleigh Grand Prix out...

Once upon a time I found a Raleigh Grand Prix out on the curb for garbage pick up and I took it home, it soon became apparent that it had a compromised frame (front end crash) so I stripped all the...
09-22-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By ryansu

You will save a lot by doing it yourself, lots of...

You will save a lot by doing it yourself, lots of videos out there and in my experience buidling up with a a frame and new parts is easier than a tear down clean up and refurb YMMV. Take it slow,...
09-22-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By ryansu

Nice find and nice gesture to the seller with the...

Nice find and nice gesture to the seller with the extra $50. I am sure T-Mar could opine on the Marusihi brand. Here is what the web ...
09-22-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 392
Posted By ryansu

Do you have the original crown race to compare?...

Do you have the original crown race to compare? In my experience Raleigh had some odd proprietary sizing/threading etc bitd
09-22-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 86,690
Posted By ryansu

Broken down bus on this mornings ride...not the...

Broken down bus on this mornings ride...not the way you want to start your day
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09-22-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 95,317
Posted By ryansu

A early 90s Hybrid Via Montega I picked up for...

A early 90s Hybrid Via Montega I picked up for $40 needed a rear spoke and some shifting help but a nice deal. It was my clunker challenge bike. This is as found I have since updated cassette chain...
09-22-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,577
Views: 315,113
Posted By ryansu

Be careful SurferRosa late 80s Japanese tourers...

Be careful SurferRosa late 80s Japanese tourers will start you down a slippery slope ..... to more late 80s Japanese touring bikes. Nice 610
09-22-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By ryansu

seems like you could use more rear...

seems like you could use more rear reflectors.....:D nice find
09-22-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,218
Posted By ryansu

RandomTandem my head hurts after reading that...

RandomTandem my head hurts after reading that convoluted tale but that could just be a lack of coffee. Nice parts swap
09-20-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By ryansu

very nice, be sure to address the bearings too 20...

very nice, be sure to address the bearings too 20 years of sitting around does no favors to grease. Enjoy your Cannondale. Had an R800 in the late 90s
09-20-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By ryansu

I love the MKS Sneaker or RMX pedals and have...

I love the MKS Sneaker or RMX pedals and have them on 2 bikes I think black tape would be good - white is very tough to keep clean :D If you haven't removed pedals view this park tool video
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09-20-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By ryansu

There is a whole thread on building a vintage...

There is a whole thread on building a vintage frame up with modern parts here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-retro-roadies-old-frames-sti-s-ergos.html) you might find it useful
09-20-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,996
Posted By ryansu

Got to ride today after 10 days of no riding due...

Got to ride today after 10 days of no riding due to horrible AQI, it wasn't far but man pedaling in clean air felt so good!...
09-20-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By ryansu

Had a black 79 912 with Shimano arabesque which I...

Had a black 79 912 with Shimano arabesque which I loved and was a great garage sale pick up, Love the Orange nice find!
09-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By ryansu

Measure your rear spacing and the height of the...

Measure your rear spacing and the height of the current 6 speed FW and then check the height of what is for sale. Many times a 6 speed FW will work fine in place of 5 speed especially if you remove...
09-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,236
Posted By ryansu

A hand held jack hammer from the rental place...

A hand held jack hammer from the rental place while the (ex) wife was out of town with the car. Compact but heavy!
09-20-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,471
Posted By ryansu

Went to the Bike Works co-op sale today and got...

Went to the Bike Works co-op sale today and got in with the first group so I had a good look at the stock, I was hoping to find a Rock Hopper and saw two and a Stumpy but they were all either too...
09-20-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,218
Posted By ryansu

Classtime Congrats, If I lived closer I would...

Classtime Congrats, If I lived closer I would take that sweet stumpy off your hands, I have my eyes peeled for a Rock Hopper
09-20-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By ryansu

If the shifting is friction then you can use any...

If the shifting is friction then you can use any 6 speed FW, in my experience the Suntour accushift index (click) shifting needs to be all Suntour to work well. I see both Shimano ...
09-20-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By ryansu

Campy Veloce 10 Speed square taper crank (175) and BB

Veloce standard double crank -175 mm crank arms. 53/39 rings. Square taper BB included. $60 shipped via large flat rate USPS box in the CONUS
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09-20-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,996
Posted By ryansu

Hey now! :lol: lived both places love them...

Hey now! :lol: lived both places love them both and each has things the other envy
09-20-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By ryansu

I have a Univega Hybrid up on CL, if it doesn't...

I have a Univega Hybrid up on CL, if it doesn't sell this week I am stealing flat bar gravel bike :D
09-15-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By ryansu

Panaracer Pasales are available in both 27 x 1...

Panaracer Pasales are available in both 27 x 1 and 27 x 1 1/8 I personally like a wider tire on my touring bike and go with the Sand Canyon 27 1 3/8 but to each their own. Try the 27 1 1/8 and see...
09-15-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,996
Posted By ryansu

I see a beaver in Seattle every time I look in...

I see a beaver in Seattle every time I look in the mirror..... Oregon State University class of 86 :D
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09-15-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By ryansu

One of my early rebuilds was a Grand PRix similar...

One of my early rebuilds was a Grand PRix similar to bwilli88 example This may be the bike that drove me buy a decent cotter pin tool
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09-15-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 289
Posted By ryansu

Pic assist -OP when you get the chance a full...

Pic assist -OP when you get the chance a full profile (drive side) would be great...
09-15-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By ryansu

If you want to post pics before getting 10 posts...

If you want to post pics before getting 10 posts you can upload to the Gallery (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/)
09-14-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By ryansu

Sold

Sold
09-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By ryansu

I look for fit first, then components and...

I look for fit first, then components and manufacturer. I used to look based on price and then it occurred to me that it takes just as much time to rehab an entry level bike as a mid level or higher...
09-13-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By ryansu

Even as a new member you can post to the gallery...

Even as a new member you can post to the gallery - your link did not work for me
09-13-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 437
Posted By ryansu

amazon sells seat post binder botls...

amazon sells seat post binder botls...
09-13-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9,215
Views: 890,716
Posted By ryansu

wow what does riding in clean air feel like -...

wow what does riding in clean air feel like - asking for a friend
09-13-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,218
Posted By ryansu

Classtime A Stumpy for $40! that is quite a find...

Classtime A Stumpy for $40! that is quite a find I would be pleased to find a Rock Hopper for a C note these days.
09-13-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,996
Posted By ryansu

I was planning to ride all week and ended up only...

I was planning to ride all week and ended up only riding on Thursday when the AQI in Seattle was fair in the AM since then it has gone critical with very unhealthy readings every day. It sucks but I...
09-13-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 845
Posted By ryansu

If it makes you feel better I sold an entry level...

If it makes you feel better I sold an entry level Miyata 112 that I had gone through for $200 last month and based on the interest it created I could have asked for more... Your model is nicer than...
09-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 617
Posted By ryansu

I might suggest getting the bike back up and...

I might suggest getting the bike back up and running. replace what needs to be without going overboard, and then ride it, allot, does it fit, do you like it, does it put a smile on your face or do...
09-12-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By ryansu

One of my favorites and the 600 series was the...

One of my favorites and the 600 series was the predecessor of today's Ultegra Had that group on my best garage sale find ever (79 Miyata 912) and the shifters are my avatar.
09-11-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 560
Posted By ryansu

New pads - too after the calipers are all cleaned...

New pads - too after the calipers are all cleaned up and springs lightly lubed, Kool Stop is a good choice.
09-11-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By ryansu

RD and FD looks like Shimano 600 arabesque what...

RD and FD looks like Shimano 600 arabesque what about the shifters ? hard to tell from the side view love those components - nice find and I echo bikemig assume all the main bearings need new grease...
09-11-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By ryansu

FS Campy Ergo 8 spd shifter project with new hoods

These shifters came off a bike I was hoping to get up an running and sell. It had a campy 8 speed cassette on the rear wheel so I assume they are 8 speed ergos. I can find no model name or other...
09-11-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By ryansu

I am fortunate to live by the Puget sound with...

I am fortunate to live by the Puget sound with views east to Seattle and west to the Olympic range and so that plays prominently in my shots...
09-11-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By ryansu

Saw this in the NYT this morning sad, loved her...

Saw this in the NYT this morning sad, loved her in the Avengers and she was awesome in GoT and she was James Bonds Wife! (On her Majesty secret service) RIP Diana
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