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09-28-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By due ruote

Welcome. You need 10 posts to put pics up; not...

Welcome. You need 10 posts to put pics up; not sure why but thatís the rule.
There is a valuation forum where you should probably be posting if you want a $ figure.
Itís a nice bike but value...
09-28-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By due ruote

I was having similar difficulty with the triple...

I was having similar difficulty with the triple on our tandem, and received this reply in the mechanicís forum. Worth a look.

Check your cable routing where the cable attaches to the derailleur....
09-27-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By due ruote

You could buy something like this Rockhopper...

You could buy something like this Rockhopper (https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/framingham-specialized-rockhopper/7200777821.html), put street tires and fenders on it, maybe upright bars and a...
09-27-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By due ruote

Thanks for posting this. My Signature 294S is my...

Thanks for posting this. My Signature 294S is my go-to rider - 1985 model from when Redcay was in charge of the line.
...
09-25-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By due ruote

The ending needs work.

The ending needs work.
09-25-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 727,383
Posted By due ruote

^ Classy.

^ Classy.
09-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,643
Posted By due ruote

1978 Motobecane TC. ...

1978 Motobecane TC.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a370207f_8768_4d79_bf68_93b35db5d4c0_37fae3063814950471e9a386431f924eb02955ce.jpeg
09-24-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 2,430,296
Posted By due ruote

pair

pair
09-24-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 2,430,296
Posted By due ruote

Well cool; I hope we both like them!

Well cool; I hope we both like them!
09-24-20, 03:20 PM
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Views: 2,430,296
Posted By due ruote

I have a pr on the way from Bikeinn. $74 for the...

I have a pr on the way from Bikeinn. $74 for the pr with shipping, which didnít seem terrible to me. I ordered black but I think they also had skinwall.
09-23-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By due ruote

I have a bike with the dropout modified by a PO....

I have a bike with the dropout modified by a PO. They drilled and tapped the edge of the dropout for an M4 cap screw in the position for the RD stop. It works fine.
09-23-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By due ruote

If we are still invited to nitpick, I think a...

If we are still invited to nitpick, I think a strong case could be made for alloy bottle cages on the Masi. But hey, lovely bike either way.
09-23-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By due ruote

I would probably look for a used Rockhopper or...

I would probably look for a used Rockhopper or similar as a wheel donor.
09-22-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By due ruote

Glad it worked, and as I said I have done it and...

Glad it worked, and as I said I have done it and lived. I do feel the obligation though to point out again that the bending limit of alloy is nowhere near that of steel, which is why I said grinding...
09-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By due ruote

The Accushift we have on our tandem (7 sp) are...

The Accushift we have on our tandem (7 sp) are index or friction. They are working great right now in index mode with a Suntour fw. With other freewheels they worked less well, but of course in...
09-21-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By due ruote

Technically this technique should be used only on...

Technically this technique should be used only on a steel stem. But it does work and I have done it (delicately) on a Kalloy and I am still here. Grinding a bit of material away may be the safer...
09-20-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 308
Posted By due ruote

Are you sure your crankset is French threaded?...

Are you sure your crankset is French threaded? Not all 93ís were.
09-20-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By due ruote

Looks good. Fwiw for estimating - Newbaumís tape...

Looks good. Fwiw for estimating - Newbaumís tape is 10í rolls and seems plenty generous.
09-20-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By due ruote

Itís a sharp looking frame with those chrome...

Itís a sharp looking frame with those chrome features. I would probably put the focus on that and go with black tape. But I have seen people use turquoise with root beer and itís pretty striking. ...
09-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 622
Posted By due ruote

Maybe 58 is the size? Have you scoured for other...

Maybe 58 is the size? Have you scoured for other markings?
Cool frame. Have fun with it.
Btw how heavy is surprisingly heavy?
09-17-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 360
Posted By due ruote

I did something similar, using a stainless...

I did something similar, using a stainless P-clamp, a short chunk of handlebar, a couple washers, and a Velox plug with a longer bolt substituted for the standard one. I taped it for better friction...
09-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By due ruote

I would select objects of various colors around...

I would select objects of various colors around the house and hold them up to the frame. Or go to a paint store and grab a bunch of cards. Take lots of pictures.
Have you tried laying the frame on a...
09-09-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By due ruote

I agree with this; however, what makes me pause...

I agree with this; however, what makes me pause is the OP says he can comfortably stand over the top tube. Itís kind of hard for me to reconcile that with the desire to slam the saddle, unless there...
09-09-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By due ruote

I donít really have an answer, but it appears as...

I donít really have an answer, but it appears as though the tread rubber was brittle. How it got that way would be the question, and a number of things could have contributed, including tire quality,...
09-07-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By due ruote

So is this a Della Santa frame? I only know the...

So is this a Della Santa frame? I only know the basics about the brand.
Stunning bike.
09-07-20, 08:49 AM
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Posted By due ruote

Cool. Looking forward to pics. Does yours have...

Cool. Looking forward to pics.
Does yours have rack braze-ons? Mine (Comp model) does not.
09-06-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 819
Posted By due ruote

1973 Raleigh Gran Sport. I bought it new; itís...

1973 Raleigh Gran Sport. I bought it new; itís been painted a few times, spent most years as a fixed gear and now is set up as 2 x 6 with none of the original parts.
09-05-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,190
Posted By due ruote

Wow. I have a hunch the market will sort it out.

Wow. I have a hunch the market will sort it out.
09-04-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By due ruote

The link posted shows both 5/8Ē and 1Ē. And it...

The link posted shows both 5/8Ē and 1Ē. And it looks like a plain non-chevron weave. Whether the product matches the pictures, I canít say.
I do like some of those colors, and the price per yard is...
09-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By due ruote

Does anyone have experience with the 23mm size? I...

Does anyone have experience with the 23mm size? I am wondering if they are true to size. (The sizes I have seem to be fairly spot on.)
09-04-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By due ruote

I have a 92 with Midge bars. Great riding bike;...

I have a 92 with Midge bars. Great riding bike; you will like it. Loves going up hills.
09-04-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,528
Posted By due ruote

Lay the bike down on its (non-drive) side. Then...

Lay the bike down on its (non-drive) side. Then lift the back end up so itís vertical, leaving the front wheel flat on the ground.
Putting the wheel back in will be easier if the bike is hung by...
09-04-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By due ruote

Great deal. Too bad about the width. Not sure I...

Great deal. Too bad about the width. Not sure I could get into 23mm tires anymore.
I have the 33mm EX on one bike and 38mm EX on our tandem. Very nice tires.
Have not tried the lighter weight SL...
09-03-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 166,023
Posted By due ruote

Interesting. I wonder what itís made of. The...

Interesting. I wonder what itís made of. The other recommendation I have heard is liquid latex.
09-03-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 544
Posted By due ruote

I would do light gray housing and black...

I would do light gray housing and black saddle/tape. Some bikes were meant to be understated. IMO this is one of those. Ymmv.
09-03-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By due ruote

Does ďthrew it onĒ Include torqueing? If it was...

Does ďthrew it onĒ Include torqueing? If it was properly torqued and not hitting the stay, I wouldnít go much longer for the spindle.
09-02-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,271
Posted By due ruote

Good enough for the SoS. ...

Good enough for the SoS.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/john-kerry-not-your-average-cyclist-1433105684
Forum: Great Lakes
08-27-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By due ruote

Fort Sheridan warning

Beware heightened police activity in Ft Sheridan (north of Chicago). They are pulling bikes over for running stop signs. A solo 60+ rider in front of us was pulled over this morning - 7:30 a.m. and...
08-26-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By due ruote

Inevitably, I would want to ride the one on the...

Inevitably, I would want to ride the one on the bottom.
08-26-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By due ruote

If you could find some 6 speed Deore thumb...

If you could find some 6 speed Deore thumb shifters, those are nice. I assume you would need to swap in a Shimano rear mech to have it index properly.
What is the mtb set? How many speeds?...
08-26-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 775
Posted By due ruote

I had a shifted rear end on a Stella, and was...

I had a shifted rear end on a Stella, and was able to get it back into alignment fairly easily with some careful clamp work.
...
08-26-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,693
Posted By due ruote

Stretching the definition of celebrity - Mike...

Stretching the definition of celebrity - Mike Chichanowski, founder of Wenonah Canoes. A still from one of their website videos.
...
08-24-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
Posted By due ruote

On the north shore of Chicago, it would be way...

On the north shore of Chicago, it would be way easier to provide a list of good shops that have closed in the past several years. There are still a few that I would call sympathetic to older bikes,...
08-24-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By due ruote

Very nice offer. I use them on several bikes and...

Very nice offer. I use them on several bikes and think theyíre great. I have plenty of pedals but would happily accept a set or two of usable cleats, unless you donít want to split things up that...
08-21-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By due ruote

Looks good. fwiw, I thought maybe I could see...

Looks good.
fwiw, I thought maybe I could see traces of red in the lettering so I did an image search and found this on Velobase. I claim no knowledge.

Edit - having no luck with the link. Just...
08-21-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By due ruote

Are you talking about Pro 4 Service Course? ...

Are you talking about Pro 4 Service Course?
Wondering about the actual size. I had a pair of the 25ís and they were more like 27-28mm at 90psi.
08-21-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,009
Posted By due ruote

25mm Veloflex Master would be worth considering.

25mm Veloflex Master would be worth considering.
08-19-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By due ruote

C&V forum. For when you need a dose of pure...

C&V forum. For when you need a dose of pure enabling.
08-19-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By due ruote

I gather 33 is the total chain wrap capacity of...

I gather 33 is the total chain wrap capacity of that derailleur, or at least the stated one.

https://www.velonews.com/gear/technical-qa-with-lennard-zinn-more-crank-mail-2/
08-17-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By due ruote

And yet my 78 Team Champion has French bb threads...

And yet my 78 Team Champion has French bb threads and headset.
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