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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 171,588
Posted By seypat

Hot!

Hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 171,588
Posted By seypat

I pulled one from a bike to check. If it looks...

I pulled one from a bike to check. If it looks like this one or the one in the link, no mods needed.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 171,588
Posted By seypat

BTW, after riding that for a while if you feel...

BTW, after riding that for a while if you feel the need for additional cable adjusters on your shift cables, you can use a Huret clamp on cable stop like this one and use modern cable stops.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 171,588
Posted By seypat

I will be building up a black, murdered out...

I will be building up a black, murdered out vintage bike in the next week or two. That's the way it came from the factory in 84. I tend to keep mine close to original with only updates/upgrades to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By seypat

Hans device?

Hans device?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 171,588
Posted By seypat

Hot. Really, what's not hot about it? Some will...

Hot. Really, what's not hot about it? Some will say, "It's old, or it's steel, blah, blah blah." The black bits contrast well with the shiny frame. It looks a whole lot better than the typical...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By seypat

I still have 52/42 on all of my bikes....... ...

I still have 52/42 on all of my bikes.......
............with a 30T granny included. :D
More often that not, I'm on the 52/42, but the granny is there if I need it. The main benefit is reduced...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By seypat

Even longer ago they came with 52/42 and 5 or 6...

Even longer ago they came with 52/42 and 5 or 6 speed straight block corn cobs. Keep going back and the smal ring sometimes was in the 45-47T range.
11-22-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Odds are greater the rear hub is a freehub which...

Odds are greater the rear hub is a freehub which takes a cassette. If that's the case, then you switch out the freehub body for one that is 7 speed/HG compatible. The switch is simple and not...
11-21-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Welcome to the forum. That bike is in great...

Welcome to the forum. That bike is in great shape! Still got the reflectors. Nice. :D
11-21-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 2,335,457
Posted By seypat

Shiny! I like shiny.

Shiny! I like shiny.
11-20-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By seypat

ENE TOURING DISC HUB | DIA-COMPE...

ENE TOURING DISC HUB | DIA-COMPE (http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product/ene-touring-disc-hub/)

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11-19-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Here's another question. Or maybe, it's some...

Here's another question. Or maybe, it's some insight into the marketing/production plan for the IM. Did the 85-86 Prestige have 130 rear DO spacing? The Turbo I have does. So do the 2 84 Lotus...
11-19-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,204
Posted By seypat

Saaayyy, I just noticed this is one of them there...

Saaayyy, I just noticed this is one of them there special left drive side bikes! It must be European.
11-19-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,204
Posted By seypat

Here you go. I need to put a twist in the straps....

Here you go. I need to put a twist in the straps.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201022_113018_645567a5d2fd6b38d2dc315d9e6425c93dfa7997.jpg
11-19-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,204
Posted By seypat

I grew up with equines as well. Generally I lean...

I grew up with equines as well. Generally I lean the bike to the left and the right leg goes over. Straddle the bike with the right leg down and bring the left pedal to 9 o'clock. Left leg connects...
11-19-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 333,741
Posted By seypat

Hot!

Hot!
11-19-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Speaking of wheels/hubs, did any of the 130...

Speaking of wheels/hubs, did any of the 130 spaced, 8-10 speed, 105/Tricolor/Ultegra hubs come in dark grey or black? 126 spaced 105 came in a dark shade. 5500 105 came in black. Any others? Would it...
11-19-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Thanks for the quick answer in the other thread....

Thanks for the quick answer in the other thread. You da man!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,371
Posted By seypat

Too bad the Genesis is out of stock. That's the...

Too bad the Genesis is out of stock. That's the one to buy! :rolleyes:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Genesis-700c-Saber-Men-s-Road-Bike-Medium-White/841500714
11-19-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

A person posted a thread needing help with a...

A person posted a thread needing help with a replacement headset for an 85 Ironman. I'm trying to find the crown race size. Could someone help him out if they know a good replacement. Thanks.
...
11-18-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By seypat

There is a thread further down the list titled...

There is a thread further down the list titled "Post Your Centurion Ironman For The Love Of 80s Paint Jobs." That thread is dedicated to Ironman bikes. You will probably get a faster answer there....
11-18-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,281
Posted By seypat

This. Then shortly, we reached the Blue Ridge...

This. Then shortly, we reached the Blue Ridge Parkway.......................and they both dropped me like a bad penny. :D

I ran into rccardr one year at the Tour of Richmond. We were in the middle...
11-16-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By seypat

Those are great riding bikes. I have an 83 Semi...

Those are great riding bikes. I have an 83 Semi Pro with that color and a grey head tube.
11-16-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 58,935
Views: 8,682,782
Posted By seypat

Fork's bent. Maybe DT, as well.

Fork's bent. Maybe DT, as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,328
Posted By seypat

Good to hear. That's an interesting article with...

Good to hear. That's an interesting article with some good info.

My wife works in the blood bank of one of the area hospitals. With what they're seeing, she fully expects all of the RVA area...
11-16-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,243
Posted By seypat

Go to Vintage Centurion Bicycles website.(which...

Go to Vintage Centurion Bicycles website.(which is a BF member's site. You might find the info there.

Vintage Centurion Bicycles (http://vintage-centurion.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,328
Posted By seypat

Ugghh! That's terrible. I don't know what to say....

Ugghh! That's terrible. I don't know what to say. Just keep on going. It will get better one of these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,328
Posted By seypat

Just checking to see how the OP's condition is....

Just checking to see how the OP's condition is. Hopefully, it's trending in a positive direction.
11-14-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By seypat

It's also important to note that you are only...

It's also important to note that you are only looking for 2 sizes.

Size 1: "Thats my size. I can ride that."
Size 2: "I better list that one in the Looking
For/Ebay thread so someone else can...
11-13-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By seypat

If the head tube has a pump peg, it's placement...

If the head tube has a pump peg, it's placement will give you some indication. 56cm frames generally look square or close to it. 58cm and up the TT looks shorter than the rest of the triangle. 54 and...
11-13-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,285
Posted By seypat

3 pointer at the buzzer for the win, like Jimmy...

3 pointer at the buzzer for the win, like Jimmy Chitwood. :D

Oh, you mean the bike hobby. No real goals. Whatever I'm feeling at the moment.
11-13-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

I think it's an illusion I'm seeing. The "Shimano...

I think it's an illusion I'm seeing. The "Shimano 600 SIS" looks like a solid piece of silver with a black stripe below it. Looking at it again, I think I see the black part above the writing now.
11-12-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

I enlarged the image to identify the RD. It...

I enlarged the image to identify the RD. It appears the FD has a bronzish swing arm as well. Still couldn't figure out the RD. I guess it's the 1st version of the 600EX.

:thumb:
11-12-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Sic em, Robbie!

Sic em, Robbie!
11-11-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Back to these stampings. They seem to correspond...

Back to these stampings. They seem to correspond somewhat to Shimano component dates combined with the serial number on the frame. Spooky!

The red/white serial number is N5S6320. Stamping is JK....
11-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 58,935
Views: 8,682,782
Posted By seypat

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-198...

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-1988-schwinn-premis-vintage/7227585591.html

$125. I'm relatively close. I could help facilitate.
...
11-10-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Note to fleslider: You have the BB spec on the 83...

Note to fleslider: You have the BB spec on the 83 Turbo as ? on your site. My 83 had a Sugino Mighty MW-68 BB. It has these sweet Nickel alloy cups!

VeloBase.com - Component: Sugino Mighty MW-68...
11-10-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

The triple and the barcons are the "seypat custom...

The triple and the barcons are the "seypat custom treatment" that goes on every seypat bike. :D The triples are there for range, but also to limit physical shifting. Most any kind of quick terrain...
11-10-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Since we are talking about dropouts, etc, what...

Since we are talking about dropouts, etc, what does the stamping on the inside of the non-driveside rear dropout refer to? It appears to be a 2 letter stamping that is different on my 2 IMs. You can...
11-10-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Beats me. I just got it from the Norfolk VA CL. I...

Beats me. I just got it from the Norfolk VA CL. I guess a sailor brought it back. The Hirako decal is the original bike shop in Japan. (Which is still in business) There is another shop sticker at...
11-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

This one has one major difference. Easy to spot,...

This one has one major difference. Easy to spot, also. Well two, actually.
...
11-09-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,695
Views: 611,938
Posted By seypat

2 sets of tricolor QR hub skewers.

2 sets of tricolor QR hub skewers.
11-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9,410
Views: 928,892
Posted By seypat

Posted on the Looking for/Ebay thread. 54...

Posted on the Looking for/Ebay thread. 54 Red/white/red fork.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/camp-dennison-dave-scott-ironman/7225472102.htmlDave Scott Ironman Centurion roadbike and Bike...
11-03-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By seypat

Swapping the freehub body isn't necessarily about...

Swapping the freehub body isn't necessarily about adding gears. It will give the hub the ability to run Shimano's current Hyperglide cassettes which replaced the Uniglide cassettes that are no longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,269
Posted By seypat

Exactly. You'd rather have a slow driver behind...

Exactly. You'd rather have a slow driver behind you. Nothing worse than riding your brakes. Which is why that driver will be irate.(at least I would be) Because as soon as the descent ends, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,269
Posted By seypat

Just to be passed back by said car somewhere down...

Just to be passed back by said car somewhere down the road? I don't think so. Ask yourself this question. Would you rather have an irate driver(or any driver for that matter) behind you, or in front...
11-03-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By seypat

What size tires are on there now? If they are <...

What size tires are on there now? If they are < 28 you might have clearance issues. I'm not seeing much room under the brake bridge.
11-03-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By seypat

You can easily swap the freehub body to one that...

You can easily swap the freehub body to one that accepts Hyperglide.
11-03-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By seypat

I couldn't tell you about speedy, because...

I couldn't tell you about speedy, because everything I ride seems to be slow. :D

However, here are the Araya AR-713 rims. If I remember correctly, the spoke holes are/were drilled backwards, left...
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