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10-21-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By bark_eater

Here's as far as I got on a similar repair. ...

Here's as far as I got on a similar repair. Dropouts didnt have screws and where probably softer steel to start with. I heated multible times to dull red in an attempt to reduce stress and work...
10-15-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By bark_eater

I've got a couple big bikes that need a good...

I've got a couple big bikes that need a good home:

Schwinn Voyageur (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1173839-25-1986-schwinn-voyageur-complete-frame-fork-fs-trade.html)

Lemond...
10-13-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By bark_eater

I made a "tool" to get the pins out of a Raleigh...

I made a "tool" to get the pins out of a Raleigh Sport crank. I bought a leangth of black iron pipe,a floor flange and a brass coupling. I put the assembly under the crank pin, fully supporting the...
10-11-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

Just wanted to follow up on this. The 110bdc RSX...

Just wanted to follow up on this. The 110bdc RSX tripple works fine as a double. Chain line seems to be the same as the original crank set. Curiously the original cranks chainine was noticeably...
10-06-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By bark_eater

Thanks for the offer. I'll have to get a measure...

Thanks for the offer. I'll have to get a measure of the canti post spacing, as I want to use the same brakes.
10-06-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By bark_eater

I did a little googling. It looks like its the...

I did a little googling. It looks like its the same frame as the 500 which was spec'd for 27" wheels. Compared with the RB bikes it has a steeper seat tube and a little more fork rake.
10-06-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By bark_eater

Bridgestone 600?

One of these came up on the radar. Looks to be a zippy bike with fender eyelets that was maybe replaced in the line up by the RB-2? I had to make my self step away from a trashed RB-2 awhile ago,...
10-04-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

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Heres the "look" I am instinctively avoiding, but I dont think I'd tell this...
10-04-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

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10-04-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

Road bike, a 23" 1989 Centurion DLX has a 56cm...

Road bike, a 23" 1989 Centurion DLX has a 56cm top tube and I think 73 degree's on seat and head tube.

The 21" Trek 410 has a 55cm top tube, a 72 degree head tube and a 73.5 degree seat tube, so...
10-03-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

The top tube on the trek is 55cm. On my 23" road...

The top tube on the trek is 55cm. On my 23" road bike, I just changed the stem to a 90mm Technomic down from a 110mm stem that was to long with the bars above the saddle. The bars are now a bit below...
10-03-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

The little Trek has a 72 degree head tube and...

The little Trek has a 72 degree head tube and 45mm of rake the seat tube is 73.5 degrees. So a set back seat post would be a good idea? The top tube would be 10-15mm shorter than a bike that "fits" ...
10-03-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By bark_eater

FS/T: NOS 531 Puch 27" forks Campy eyelet dropouts

For sale or trade: 2 NOS Puch 27" forks with eyeleted Campy drop outs. They are 1" threads with 145mm and 163mm steering tubes respectively. The shorter fork is still mostly wrapped in tissue so is...
10-03-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By bark_eater

Cyclocross conversion "fit"?

I've got a couple 21" nice beater frames (picked up a Trek 410 yesterday) looking for a new purpose in life. I ride 23" frames that tend towards a "French Fit" due to short legs and a long back. ...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By bark_eater

I got one for $140, but would have paid more to...

I got one for $140, but would have paid more to avoid figuring out how to touch up the "sparkly blue"
Replies: 54
Views: 3,120
Posted By bark_eater

Tangential observation on such folks: Last Friday...

Tangential observation on such folks: Last Friday I noticed that there where a whole bunch of garage sale signs with addresses on them. The next morning most where gone , and at least one taped to a...
09-23-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By bark_eater

Owner confirmed size at 24". Too tall for me. ...

Owner confirmed size at 24". Too tall for me.

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09-23-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By bark_eater

Fuji America verses 1982 Miyata 610 or Fuji S-12S?

A Fuji America came up on my radar and I've started to scheme.. but out in the garage is a forlorn 1982 Miyata 610, a year with caliper brakes and Cr-Mo double butted tubes along with a Fuji S-12S...
09-16-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By bark_eater

Wax over Ospho or other rust converter?

I picked up another rusty bike yesterday and was thinking about trying Ospho on the rust spots and then waxing over the converted rust. Any thoughts on how this would work as a "preservation"...
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By bark_eater

How much to devalue a bike with rust/ needs paint?

I'm on my way to pick up a $75 1985 Schwinn Tempo, and on his own the seller just knocked the price down to $50 and sent a full disclosure shot of the sweat rust on top of the top and down tubes. ...
09-14-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By bark_eater

bump'n..

bump'n..
09-12-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By bark_eater

If you get the bike. please scan the brochure....

If you get the bike. please scan the brochure. I'd like to know the bikes geometry numbers. I still need to get one of those angle finder jobs.
09-11-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By bark_eater

There's one on ebay now. Soma Prestige...

There's one on ebay now.

Soma Prestige...
09-11-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By bark_eater

I was pondering stealing the Super Maxi crank set...

I was pondering stealing the Super Maxi crank set off of mine, which is in the attic bone yard. I picked it up for the Suntour Bar ends that came with a free bike. The bike is quirky enough that I...
09-11-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13,647
Views: 2,774,149
Posted By bark_eater

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Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket? I stripped these off of a China junk...
09-11-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13,647
Views: 2,774,149
Posted By bark_eater

I gave it a quick cleanup. It was clean inside...

I gave it a quick cleanup. It was clean inside and still well lubricated. The screws for the thrust bearing cover thingamajigi were frozen so I'll let the PB Blaster do its thing. I'll need to find...
09-10-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13,647
Views: 2,774,149
Posted By bark_eater

I hit the scrap yard every morning I can. I've...

I hit the scrap yard every morning I can. I've pulled some nice bikes out of the pile and seen some real nice bikes get crushed. I get the parts that I can from the wreckage. I keep on forgetting to...
09-07-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By bark_eater

Got any more info on the specific crank model? I...

Got any more info on the specific crank model? I 've seen a bunch of crank arms like that listed as BMX cranks but wasn't sure if they where set up or fully machined to take a larger outer ring.
09-05-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By bark_eater

Apparently there is such a thing as a "SunRace...

Apparently there is such a thing as a "SunRace MFR2A 6DP 14-24T 6 Speed Freewheel" available on ebay at least. I believe its 14-16-18-20-22-24
09-05-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

Got a follow up question: eyeballing the RSX...

Got a follow up question: eyeballing the RSX crank against the present Exage road crankset, it looks like I will need to rmove the small ring mounting posts to clear the chainstay. Any reason not to...
09-05-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By bark_eater

While I got ya... I ended up with 48t and 36t...

While I got ya... I ended up with 48t and 36t chainrings to go with a 14-28 freewheel. It looks like $$ IRD freewheels are the only way to get anything different.
...
09-05-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By bark_eater

Your right. that should be a 12 instead of 11. ...

Your right. that should be a 12 instead of 11. Are the Sunrace freewheels compatible with Shimano indexing?
09-05-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By bark_eater

New Shimano Freewheels. What cog combinations?

I know that in the golden age there where cog boards, but alas, that ship has sailed...

I was wondering what combinations can be built up with the present production Shimano offerings?

Right...
09-05-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,935
Posted By bark_eater

I'm going to guess that these are left over, down...

I'm going to guess that these are left over, down spec'ed CB-1 frames. I have one in full country bike mode and ride the heck out of it.
09-02-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By bark_eater

The bend is pretty subtle. I didn't notice till...

The bend is pretty subtle. I didn't notice till I was futzing with the installed "Flick-stand" and realized that the tire was too close to the down tube for it to engage.
09-02-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By bark_eater

I figure my measurements are +/- 2mm , +/-...

I figure my measurements are +/- 2mm , +/- manufacturing tolerances, so thats why I'm looking for a factory spec. The seat and head tube are 72.5 degrees, so suggestions as to a standard touring...
09-02-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By bark_eater

Fork rake for 1990 Schwinn Voyageur?

The 1990 Voyageur I picked up on more careful examination, seems to have had the for bent back and lost 7 mm from its wheel base. I'd like to know the original rake so I can have it tweaked back...
08-31-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,228
Posted By bark_eater

I just googled long seat post, short leg, ...

I just googled long seat post, short leg, raised handlebars and normal...
08-31-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,228
Posted By bark_eater

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08-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,228
Posted By bark_eater

Talking And with that you leave pointing and laughing as...

And with that you leave pointing and laughing as the most viable response...
08-29-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

I was using a phone the last couple of days and...

I was using a phone the last couple of days and mixed up some of the numbers. I'm going from 52t to 48t, so I think thats about an 8mm reduction in radius. I also wasn't looking at the bottom bracket...
08-29-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

Looking up all the specs, it looks like the...

Looking up all the specs, it looks like the tripple is speced for a 118mm bottom bracket and the double a 115mm. Figuring 8mm chainring spaceing theory put everything in the 1 mm close enough zone. I...
08-28-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

54+40t, Swapped for 48+34t chainrings, with out...

54+40t, Swapped for 48+34t chainrings, with out changeing bottom bracket is the objective. I have the rings and the RSX triple crankset.
08-28-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

I searched a bit and all the disscussions where...

I searched a bit and all the disscussions where about dropping the small chain ring from an existing set up.
08-28-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By bark_eater

Using road triple as a double?

I want to change my 130BDC Shimano Exage Motion double crankset to a 110BDC double crankset. I have a Shimano RSX road triple that I was planning on useing without the smallest ring. Am I right in...
08-28-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,228
Posted By bark_eater

You need a drop bar mountain bike or hybrid with...

You need a drop bar mountain bike or hybrid with a short seat post, long top tube. Unedgimicated opinion as to fit would be to get a shorter arm crank set and bring the seat back.

I'm also of the...
08-28-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,463
Posted By bark_eater

I havent been in Eugene since the mid 90's. I'm...

I havent been in Eugene since the mid 90's. I'm sure its different now. The adage of the time was that the "Indian" name for Eugene meant "The Valley of Sickness" There was a band around called "...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By bark_eater

I can admit to staring at the gear calculator a...

I can admit to staring at the gear calculator a bit to much. A couple of the combinations had an exact match at around 70 gear inches. That seemed like a good spot to be able to shift between chain...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By bark_eater

The two options I'm considering based on time,...

The two options I'm considering based on time, money and parts bin are to buy a 38t 130bdc chainring and scrounge a round 52t from another bike. that would give a range of 36.6 to 100 gear inches.
I...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By bark_eater

The bike is set up with 52 and 40 130BCD Biopace...

The bike is set up with 52 and 40 130BCD Biopace chainrings and a 14-28 6 speed free wheel. I've a low mileage Suntour Superb 14-30 on top of the pile and couple more of unknown history buried in...
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