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07-22-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By dedhed

I believe you would need a 'triplizer" inner ring...

I believe you would need a 'triplizer" inner ring and a longer BB

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/chainrings.php
07-22-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 350
Posted By dedhed

Have at it

Have at it
07-22-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,450
Posted By dedhed

Thanks, Not sure if you guys are ironmen or just...

Thanks, Not sure if you guys are ironmen or just nuts.
07-22-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By dedhed

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/coaster-...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/coaster-hub-overhaul-pedal-brake-hub
07-22-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,450
Posted By dedhed

Unfortunately commuting doesn't let one choose...

Unfortunately commuting doesn't let one choose where or when you can ride.
The morning commute is usually fine but the 4pm - 5:30 ride home can be brutal. I do notice that when I hit the tree lined...
07-22-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,450
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1178970...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1178970-thoughts-long-hot-day-saddle.html
07-22-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By dedhed

Should be able to use your existing BB or at...

Should be able to use your existing BB or at least a new 6800 threaded. Both are HTII

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-FC0003-06-ENG.pdf
07-21-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By dedhed

And despite what you might be thinking,...

And despite what you might be thinking, saddlebags are pro. While you won’t see any saddlebags in the Tour de France (https://www.cyclingweekly.com/tour-de-france), you won’t see too many pros...
07-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 932
Posted By dedhed

I use SPD, mountain shoes or keen spd sandals....

I use SPD, mountain shoes or keen spd sandals. Pedals are 2 sided M324
One bike (84 Gran Prix) still has toe clips and straps. 68 Raleigh has original blocks.
07-21-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By dedhed

https://www.kingroupinc.com/buna-n/ ...

https://www.kingroupinc.com/buna-n/

https://epm.com/
07-20-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 350
Posted By dedhed

MY "TEN SPEEDS - Home Page...

MY "TEN SPEEDS - Home Page (http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/)

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/

RJ The Bike Guy | RJ The Bike Guy...
07-20-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By dedhed

My preference is also in my wallet as $20 bills...

My preference is also in my wallet as $20 bills when they're sold.
07-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By dedhed

If you are changing brakes and want to stop go...

If you are changing brakes and want to stop go right to dual pivot calipers. Tektro makes them in a number of reach lengths, silver or black, nutted or recessed.
...
07-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bdopcycling.com/BDop%20Offset%20Holder...

https://www.bdopcycling.com/BDop%20Offset%20Holders.asp
07-19-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/174619-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/174619-araya-631-tubing.html
07-19-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By dedhed

Isn't GXP a sealed external BB? <$30 I'd...

Isn't GXP a sealed external BB?

<$30 I'd replace it
07-19-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By dedhed

Any time I adjust them I squeeze the brakes a...

Any time I adjust them I squeeze the brakes a bunch of times before I call it good.
07-19-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,366
Posted By dedhed

My limited observations Cup & cone - yeah,...

My limited observations

Cup & cone - yeah, I've had some that are junk. My 1968 Sprite is original that I greased and replaced balls in 5? years ago. Was it ever serviced before then? Who knows....
07-19-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By dedhed

some thoughts

some thoughts
07-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By dedhed

That would depend on what generation 105 crank...

That would depend on what generation 105 crank they are talking about and what the current spindle length is.
07-16-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By dedhed

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php?category=4893
07-15-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 610
Posted By dedhed

I'd be interested in a front dynohub for my Sprite

I'd be interested in a front dynohub for my Sprite
07-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,584
Posted By dedhed

Original owner? Proof of purchase? Try running it...

Original owner? Proof of purchase? Try running it through Trek Lifetime warranty.
07-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By dedhed

During the transition period a lot of frames were...

During the transition period a lot of frames were spaced 128mm. Especially if the same frame was used for multiple models. This allowed higher models using the same frame to use 130mm drivetrains and...
07-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

https://www.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-mag...

https://www.artscyclery.com/science-behind-the-magic/science-behind-the-magic-drivetrain-compatibility/
07-14-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By dedhed

https://www.jbweld.com/collections/metal/products/...

https://www.jbweld.com/collections/metal/products/steelstik-epoxy-putty-stick

I've also reinforced JB weld with bread tie wire, steel wool, etc.
07-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By dedhed

Because it's a 30 YO bike and it's cheap, quick,...

Because it's a 30 YO bike and it's cheap, quick, and easy.
07-13-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,582
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPa-oie8xYg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPa-oie8xYg
07-13-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 992
Posted By dedhed

I would be rebuilding the hubs and BB, and...

I would be rebuilding the hubs and BB, and reusing cranks and freewheels unless they needed to be replaced for some reason.

Typically I'll do consumables - cables/housing, any tires tubes if...
07-13-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By dedhed

I'd be looking at Shimano or Tange, maybe even...

I'd be looking at Shimano or Tange, maybe even SKF or Phil Wood if was having a custom frame built.
07-12-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By dedhed

Beer https://www.fattiretour.com/ ...

Beer

https://www.fattiretour.com/

https://wisconsinbikefed.org/rides/santa-cycle-rampage/

https://www.facebook.com/events/384647865589476/
07-12-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 962
Posted By dedhed

I don't know that I agree with that. I find a lot...

I don't know that I agree with that. I find a lot of compatibility, particularly with Shimano, over many generations and levels.
Between manufacturers, sot so much. With Shimano once you understand...
07-11-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 962
Posted By dedhed

You can't change the BB because? 73 X 113 BB are...

You can't change the BB because? 73 X 113 BB are readily available
07-11-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By dedhed

A hacksaw will take care of the extra length once...

A hacksaw will take care of the extra length once installed.
07-10-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By dedhed

You need to check your rear spacing and freewheel...

You need to check your rear spacing and freewheel or cassette (likely freewheel)
07-09-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By dedhed

The bracket for the Presstube Minor rack on my 68...

The bracket for the Presstube Minor rack on my 68 Sprite is just a cheap formed steel with a hole in the middle.

It would be easy to fabricate one out of flat steel or aluminium...
07-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By dedhed

RD is Alivio. I like the P clamps under the...

RD is Alivio.
I like the P clamps under the braze ons.
07-08-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,281
Posted By dedhed

A couple small zip ties on the stays. rotated as...

A couple small zip ties on the stays. rotated as needed close to the rim.
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6t5g46
07-08-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By dedhed

considering my IGH bike is 50 years old and 50#,...

considering my IGH bike is 50 years old and 50#, yeah, it's slower than my road bikes. It's a different horse for a different course.
07-08-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,042
Posted By dedhed

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell...

I believe the purpose of the business is to sell parts for profit.
07-07-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,770
Posted By dedhed

Check all your local ALDI as some might still be...

Check all your local ALDI as some might still be around. Otherwise they'll be back next spring.
07-07-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By dedhed

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks,...

Define "shipment" and "lot". Who actually thinks, that when purchased in the small amounts on a personal consumer level, the repackaged quantity they are getting is somehow from the same "lot"? And...
07-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By dedhed

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/si/SI-16T0B-000-ENG.pdf
07-07-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By dedhed

As mentioned, typically a fully chromed frame is...

As mentioned, typically a fully chromed frame is only polished where the chrome will be exposed. The painted areas, while chrome, often are not looking like the rest of the polished areas. That's not...
07-07-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,774
Posted By dedhed

Working & playing in all weather, even though...

Working & playing in all weather, even though it's a company phone and they'd just give me another, I opted for the waterproof lifeproof.
07-07-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By dedhed

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the...

You can measure it in the frame. Just pull the arms.
07-07-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,136
Posted By dedhed

I thought when the kids were gone I'd have more...

I thought when the kids were gone I'd have more time. Elderly parent that needs daily attention and "do more with less" at work have filled in and then some. At least the commute on most days gets me...
07-07-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 81,083
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1120_9d2e601e7036ff331ed373b6d5b7b80f1fdc0238.jpg
Found a buyer for this 63cm Koga-Miyata so I had to get it ready. New BB, grease...
07-06-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,076
Posted By dedhed

I had to cut the wires today on Koga-Miyata...

I had to cut the wires today on Koga-Miyata Traveller to fit a cartridge BB in the shell.
07-05-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By dedhed

Looks like a repurposed protective cap a previous...

Looks like a repurposed protective cap a previous owner stuffed in there.
They are used in their first purpose for things like protecting threads in shipping. I keep a coffee can full of thes, both...
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