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10-16-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By AeroGut

For clarification, the ďE typeĒ refers to the...

For clarification, the ďE typeĒ refers to the ones that have a mounting bracket that is held on by the BB and so it acts as a spacer and changes the number of spacers required. Not a reference to...
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AeroGut

The 1989 Cannondale catalog is here:...

The 1989 Cannondale catalog is here: http://vintagecannondale.com/year/1989/1989.pdf You can check if the bike matches anything there and figure out what model it is as a starting point.
10-11-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

Fuji Touring Series IV 1984 $225

This has been sitting for a month now, so if you're tall enough to ride it, you can probably talk the price down.
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10-08-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By AeroGut

Another vote for yellow bar tape. It shows dirt...

Another vote for yellow bar tape. It shows dirt easily, but will be a nice contrast to the blue and match the bottle cage and yellow highlights. Red might look cool too if you think yellow is too...
10-04-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17,904
Views: 2,807,872
Posted By AeroGut

Lipstick on a pig?

This looks like a really carefully done restoration, but short of gold-plating, I don't think there's anything you could do to this bike to make it worth over $500:
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10-03-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By AeroGut

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's...

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's have, for example, much longer chainstays, a third bottle cage mount, rack and fender mounts and sometimes canti brakes. You can see the geometry...
10-03-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By AeroGut

Perfect timing on this thread, as I just came...

Perfect timing on this thread, as I just came across this bike at the co-op, which appears to be a 1988 ST700. Color and components all match the catalog description, except for the brake levers,...
09-30-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By AeroGut

Search for ďsemi-recumbentĒ and youíll get a...

Search for ďsemi-recumbentĒ and youíll get a number of examples of that type of geometry, but I havenít seen any that are designed as truck bikes.
09-30-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By AeroGut

Minor detail - "NL" means Netherlands, not New...

Minor detail - "NL" means Netherlands, not New Zealand.
09-28-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By AeroGut

Actually, the bolt threads into a nut that looks...

Actually, the bolt threads into a nut that looks like a nearly flat washer (look at the reverse view of the one for sale in the link). The nut/disc thing sits on the back side of the dropout so when...
09-28-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By AeroGut

Paul components sells one with adjustable...

Paul components sells one with adjustable leverage that can be used with v brakes: https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/components/cross-lever/
09-28-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,885
Posted By AeroGut

The top of the line Treks in the 80ís and 90ís...

The top of the line Treks in the 80ís and 90ís were well made and arenít hard to find in good condition.
09-27-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By AeroGut

Maybe not directly relevant to your question, but...

Maybe not directly relevant to your question, but it looks like your derailleur hanger is missing the bolt that holds it in the dropout. It shouldnít be held on just by the axle nut. The way it is...
09-24-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By AeroGut

Are you looking at the price for the whole crank...

Are you looking at the price for the whole crank or just the chainring(s)? If the teeth are worn, you only need to replace the rings that have worn out, which might be just one.
09-23-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By AeroGut

Bike Friday steel time trial frame

In the days before they started using the Bike Friday name, when Alan and Hanz Scholz were building bikes for Burley and others, they made a small number of bikes that they marketed themselves under...
09-22-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By AeroGut

I was at the co-op today, and they didn't...

I was at the co-op today, and they didn't disappoint. They have three Cinelli stems. Based on velobase, they appear to be a model 1A (milano logo) with reach = 90mm, a model 1A (winged logo) with...
09-21-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By AeroGut

What dimension/style Cinelli bars and stem are...

What dimension/style Cinelli bars and stem are you looking for? I know they have a few Cinelli stems and a couple of sets of Cinelli bars. I can take pics when I'm there tomorrow if you want.
09-20-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By AeroGut

If you haven't found one yet, my local co-op has...

If you haven't found one yet, my local co-op has this one for $35 (+ship). You can see one bolt has been replaced. Works fine, but not as aesthetically pleasing as a complete one. Also needs a bit of...
09-18-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By AeroGut

You might be able to get it right by eye, but...

You might be able to get it right by eye, but itís a lot easier with the right tool. Something like this:...
09-18-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By AeroGut

Most Casserolls are set up with drop bars, so I'm...

Most Casserolls are set up with drop bars, so I'm guessing you have drop bars with combined brake lever/shifters? In that case, changing just the brake lever in order to get long pull is not really...
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By AeroGut

Thanks for the input, all. And an update:...

Thanks for the input, all.

And an update: Alan Scholz from Bike Friday confirmed that they made the bike in the pre-Bike Friday years when they used the name "Advanced Training Products". It's a...
09-16-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By AeroGut

You might already know this, but in case you...

You might already know this, but in case you donítómost flat bar brake levers available today are long pull to be compatible with v-brakes. If you use them with caliper brakes, you donít have much...
09-16-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,613
Posted By AeroGut

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour...

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour record. I donít know the timing of the same size wheel requirement for road TTs. For this bike, though, the slope may be just because of the large frame...
09-15-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,613
Posted By AeroGut

The reason for assuming late 90's is that...

The reason for assuming late 90's is that Reynolds 853 didn't come out until 95, so if that decal is legit, it's at least 95. As for the front wheel, it's possible it had a 650 front wheel, but that...
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By AeroGut

Reynolds 853 TT frame

I'm trying to help the local co-op price a frame that came in as a donation. It's a quite large time trial frame with a Reynolds 853 decal. Tubing is aero-shaped rather than perfectly round. Decals...
09-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 14,613
Posted By AeroGut

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame....

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame. Fork isn't original. I just put it on to show the geometry. Interesting seat stay/chain stay design. Tubing is aero-shaped Reynolds 853. Sort of visible...
09-13-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By AeroGut

1953 sports on CL

For anyone in the market for something similar, thereís a 1953 Sports on Cincinnati CL that claims to be all original. Only $130.
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09-13-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

1988 Miele with Campy Chorus and C-record - $350

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-miele-campagnolo-road-bike/6975441454.html
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09-03-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

1970's Motobecane Interclub Tandem -$185

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/hamilton-motobecane-tandem-ta-cranks/6953557822.html
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09-03-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

1991 Rockhopper Comp

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-vintage-1991-specialized/6970371308.html
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09-01-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,848
Posted By AeroGut

Right. The tips of the spokes are going the same...

Right. The tips of the spokes are going the same speed, but the 26 in wheel spokes are shorter, so for any given radial distance from the hub, the 26 in spoke is going faster than the 700 c spoke.
09-01-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,848
Posted By AeroGut

If we assume that both wheels have exactly the...

If we assume that both wheels have exactly the same type of tires at exactly the same pressure, then the rolling resistance due to tire deformation is essentially the same.
There are two other...
09-01-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By AeroGut

Just to be sure-if you loosen the limit screw as...

Just to be sure-if you loosen the limit screw as much as possible and move the derailleur by hand (or by pulling the cable with your hand rather than the shift lever) it still wonít go far enough? ...
09-01-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By AeroGut

Normally a 2 cm difference should be easy to...

Normally a 2 cm difference should be easy to reconcile with seat position and stem adjustments. Many older bikes were sold in frame size increments of 2 in (= 5 cm) and it was expected that you could...
08-31-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,022,654
Posted By AeroGut

Not technically an MTB drop bar conversion, but I...

Not technically an MTB drop bar conversion, but I just finished building up a drop bar commuter from a late 90's flat bar hybrid. I got the bike essentially as a frame with wheels. It's a Bianchi...
08-31-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By AeroGut

If you post a photo of the parts you arenít sure...

If you post a photo of the parts you arenít sure about, folks here can probably ID them. Or just ask next time youíre at the LBS.
08-30-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,906
Posted By AeroGut

The only pic I have of a parked bike at work is...

The only pic I have of a parked bike at work is my straight bar/single speed converted Motobecane Nomad after a delivery truck backed into and then drove off. I was able to bend the rear triangle...
08-30-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

Not to mention the granny chainring and the...

Not to mention the granny chainring and the massive pie plate. I love the stories people come up with about their bikes. But, TdF claims aside, it might still be of interest to Miyata enthusiasts.
08-30-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

1975 Miyata -$275

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/south-lebanon-1975-miyata-pro-model/6944953997.html
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08-29-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By AeroGut

If youíre starting at the airport, itís south of...

If youíre starting at the airport, itís south of the city. Thereís lots of great riding on the peninsula near and south of there. You might know that already. I donít live there anymore, so I canít...
08-29-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,186
Posted By AeroGut

Great looking bike! That chrome really pops. I...

Great looking bike! That chrome really pops. I personally wish theyíd stuck with canti brakes on the voyageur, which it had pre 1980 or so (I donít remember what year the change was exactly). But...
08-28-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 52,478
Views: 7,085,734
Posted By AeroGut

Miyata 710

when they still have the owners manual, thatís a good sign. Only one (non drive side) photo though.

https://louisville.craigslist.org/bik/d/henderson-miyata-710/6939919677.html

bicycle frame...
08-28-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By AeroGut

If you're unable to move the derailleur by...

If you're unable to move the derailleur by pulling the cable by hand, it could be that the shifter is fine and just can't pull enough cable to get to the point where the ratchet engages. Unhook the...
08-28-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By AeroGut

I would first try to isolate the problem. First...

I would first try to isolate the problem. First try moving the DR by hand to make sure it works. Then try pulling on an exposed part of the cable near the DR. Does the DR move? If yes, then unhook...
08-28-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17,904
Views: 2,807,872
Posted By AeroGut

1970 Swing bike owned by Donny "Osmand"

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/bentonville-1970-swing-bike-owned-by/6954654525.html
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08-26-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 114,382
Posted By AeroGut

A nice super course that someone seems to be...

A nice super course that someone seems to be getting good use out of. Probably someone pretty tall. . ....
08-25-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By AeroGut

I’m not sure this is correct. I’ve used an old...

I’m not sure this is correct. I’ve used an old shimano road DR for a 22/32/42 MTB crank and it worked fine. Only caveat is that I was using friction shifters, so I can’t say for certain that it would...
08-25-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By AeroGut

Creaks are difficult to diagnose based just on...

Creaks are difficult to diagnose based just on description. Simple things you can do to narrow it down are to try a different rear wheel (to check if cassette is source of noise), try different...
08-24-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,108
Posted By AeroGut

Like everyone else, I'm not really answering the...

Like everyone else, I'm not really answering the question of what that bike is worth, but rather thinking about whether there's a successful business model here. As others have noted, just buying...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,591
Posted By AeroGut

Not on my commute, but had to take a pic of this...

Not on my commute, but had to take a pic of this sign I passed while traveling in New Zealand:...
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