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07-21-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7,073
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Posted By Classtime

00 steel wool to remove the oxidation and then...

00 steel wool to remove the oxidation and then some #7 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) polishing compound. I don't think that I have waxed them.
07-21-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 819
Posted By Classtime

spd on my commuter and MTB. Easy in and out in...

spd on my commuter and MTB. Easy in and out in traffic and technical sections. Other bikes get the SPD-SL. Shimano pedals are pretty awesome and they are everywhere.
07-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,917
Posted By Classtime

My daughter and her boyfriend are visiting and...

My daughter and her boyfriend are visiting and he needed a bike for a. Triathlon in Long Beach. A couple tweaks and my MV fit him. He said that he passed many ugly bikes and got lots of "NiceBike"s....
07-20-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Classtime

Welcome to the club Speedy. I recommend your...

Welcome to the club Speedy. I recommend your first step is to take your bike to the co-op and see if they can set you up with the missing parts. It will be satisfying to get it running. However, the...
07-19-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

In my experience and locale, legality is...

In my experience and locale, legality is irrelevant. Motor bikes (electric and gas) with pedals are used on bike paths and in bike lanes and when I cornered a couple of law enforcement officers about...
07-17-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Classtime

My daughter recently got a new Raleigh which is...

My daughter recently got a new Raleigh which is well put together so of the bikes mentioned, that would be my choice.
07-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,917
Posted By Classtime

If you want wide tires, the IM can maybe squeeze...

If you want wide tires, the IM can maybe squeeze in some 28s. Donít know about the RS. If you donít get the IM, you will wish you did.
07-17-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Classtime

Nice one! I was going to take my daughter over...

Nice one! I was going to take my daughter over there to see if that bike fit her, what campy group was on it?
07-15-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By Classtime

Where there was the rubber o-ring thingy was is a...

Where there was the rubber o-ring thingy was is a nut. It will turn to adjust the tension. It may be a good idea to remove the wheel, pinch the brake closed with your hand, and wrestle the nut loose....
07-15-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Classtime

1.Jeff. H. (El Jeffe in2019) 2.Doing both the...

1.Jeff. H. (El Jeffe in2019)
2.Doing both the Nova and Heroic rides.
3.Driving up on Thursday night and leaving sometime after Monday morning. (Maybe the PNW gang will be riding north and Iíll tag...
07-15-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,245
Posted By Classtime

What do you mean by big chunky tires.? 2.3...

What do you mean by big chunky tires.? 2.3 Continental Trail Kongís fit on my Univega Alpina Team.

My favorite MTBs would be anything with Deer ahead, XT or Suntour XC with original rigid forks.
07-14-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Classtime

Iíd get the genetic engineering option on my time...

Iíd get the genetic engineering option on my time machine and go back to race it in 1957 without support vehicles. I want a good excuse to wear a tire over my shoulders.
07-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I...

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I like to stay out of clueless rider's paths. And I have never seen a 300 pound person clueless or clued that could pedal 20 mph on a hybrid.

Threads...
07-12-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,840
Posted By Classtime

My niece just started riding on her Craig's list...

My niece just started riding on her Craig's list bike. She just has good rides to the farmers market and other good rides with her kids. She lowered her BP by eating a whole food plant based diet. I...
07-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By Classtime

If there is play on the drive side crank, there...

If there is play on the drive side crank, there is play on the nds also. There is no adjusting done on the ds. If you tighten the fixed cup sufficiently, it won't loosen. In my experience, that goes...
07-11-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,793
Posted By Classtime

Still looking for a picture of your 2200. And...

Still looking for a picture of your 2200. And then I'll look for a picture of your new 2200 that you find on CL or EBay.
07-11-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 963
Posted By Classtime

sometimes, a brooks needs to look like this to...

sometimes, a brooks needs to look like this to keep you from sliding forward and consequently putting to much weight on your hands. And, maybe I'm kidding when I say, "You never should have put that...
07-08-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Classtime

The old red glue? I take a small screwdriver and...

The old red glue? I take a small screwdriver and chip
It off.
07-07-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,233
Posted By Classtime

If you have time, buy tools. Tools are much...

If you have time, buy tools. Tools are much cooler than labor costs. If you don't have time, use the LBS. And if I don't have time to wrench, I do have another bike to ride.
07-07-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,338
Posted By Classtime

Headtube decal differs from mine. ...

Headtube decal differs from mine.
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07-07-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,525,963
Posted By Classtime

Overhauled the FW this morning and when I get new...

Overhauled the FW this morning and when I get new cables, longer seat post, and some high end tires, this will be even sweeter.
1985 Cimarron. These riser bars get me into a position like those new...
07-07-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,338
Posted By Classtime

Very nice Turbo. Mine was complete except for the...

Very nice Turbo. Mine was complete except for the rear derailleur. You will want the Bernard Hinault Turbo and I am pretty sure black cable housing. I've seen pictures of bronze brake pad holders but...
07-07-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Classtime

You can get so much more bike for the money...

You can get so much more bike for the money buying a used bike. But if you got the money, by all means go new and make sure you get the free tuneups. I just got a bike that was called an ATB back in...
07-07-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

I will never ever own an electric powered bicycle...

I will never ever own an electric powered bicycle that is not licensed for highway use. When I am on a trail or road ride with a section that I cannot ride under my own power, I walk my bike. Perhaps...
07-06-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Classtime

Those look nice. And you will need one of these: ...

Those look nice. And you will need one of these:
https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-105-BB-5500-Bottom-Bracket

roadfan makes a good point regarding tools. This one ...
07-05-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

I would rather 90% of the motor bikers get back...

I would rather 90% of the motor bikers get back on their couches or into their cars. The other 10% should be satisfied soft pedaling 12 mph and wearing a vest indicating that they are disabled. This...
07-05-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,420
Posted By Classtime

I did the local holiday ride for the first time...

I did the local holiday ride for the first time in years and got dropped while getting a Strava PR on San Vicente Blvd. I rode my '84 Turbo. Got dropped again near the end of the 55 mile ride on a...
07-05-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,128
Posted By Classtime

I've been tackling 3 pages of "honey dos". This...

I've been tackling 3 pages of "honey dos". This week, most of two days polishing/grinding the mineral deposits off some shower doors!!! Missed a little sleep because I also needed to see if all my...
07-05-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Classtime

Cool bike! Replace parts with Ultegra or Dura...

Cool bike! Replace parts with Ultegra or Dura ace 9 speed would be my preference. If you could enjoy down tube index shifting (I do. ) get some Dura Ace 9 speed DT shifters and you are golden....
07-05-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,917
Posted By Classtime

6-7 speed cassettes are what you have? Awesome to...

6-7 speed cassettes are what you have? Awesome to use them on some awesome wheels. AND, you have Dura Ace shifters for said cassettes? Then do it. However, if the wheels were the first piece of the...
07-04-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By Classtime

Ya. I did a quick search and it seems that that...

Ya. I did a quick search and it seems that that GT came with the 7700 group which is truely fantastic as a drive train and looks refined. Parts are plug and play with your frame which s a bonus.
07-04-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

radroad battery powered electric motor vehicles...

radroad battery powered electric motor vehicles are not the problem. Electric motor vehicles on MUPs or in bike lanes are the problem. They are like skateboarding or cycling on a busy sidewalk.
07-04-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 22,578
Posted By Classtime

You don't need to ride a motorized bike to know...

You don't need to ride a motorized bike to know that it will require less effort to make it go.
07-04-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By Classtime

If you are a SRAM guy, go for it. If you have...

If you are a SRAM guy, go for it. If you have never ridden with Dura Ace 9 speed, it is truly awesome and worth considering.
07-03-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,177
Posted By Classtime

It would be acceptable as the finishing touch on...

It would be acceptable as the finishing touch on an IM 650B Conversion. (Only half kidding)
07-02-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 69,164
Posted By Classtime

I cleaned up my 85 a bit and checked out the...

I cleaned up my 85 a bit and checked out the Specs Sheet. I will need an Avocet Touring I and a Suntour Superbe seat post. Did a Suntour XC seat post come with the Cimarron in 85 but the literature...
07-02-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 69,164
Posted By Classtime

1985

Made an offer on this today then rode it a few blocks to pick up a pound of Italian Roast. Seems to be complete except for that Ross saddle.
Size is 21" and the TT is 23". The chain is beyond 100%...
07-01-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,917
Posted By Classtime

Is this an '85 IM

If it is your size, this might be priced right.
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/thousand-oaks-dave-scott-iron-man/6923931000.html...
06-30-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,450
Posted By Classtime

The 22.2 refers to the part that fits in the fork...

The 22.2 refers to the part that fits in the fork steerer tube. The 25.4 refers to the clamp and handlebar diameter.
06-29-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,450
Posted By Classtime

Just maybe your new tourer would be perfectly...

Just maybe your new tourer would be perfectly happy with bars that fit the shifters? I know they are not drop bars, but Soma Oxfords get me pretty aero with multiple hand positions and fit MTB levers...
06-28-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,565
Posted By Classtime

This is along my commute to a new position I...

This is along my commute to a new position I begin in August. I had to google it. Pigeon Racers look like us! And there is parking for 20+ cars!...
06-27-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By Classtime

Get this one. ...

Get this one.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/SunTour-Cyclone-RD-6000-Rear-Derailleur-5-6-7-Speed-Short-Cage-Good/352667074039?hash=item521c987df7:g:YFQAAOSw4CRc3xj4
06-26-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,013
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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No what!?
So, grips on the drops maybe?
06-25-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,009
Posted By Classtime

Extra care, effort, and handiwork on the lug prep...

Extra care, effort, and handiwork on the lug prep and brazing. That is a fine bicycle. Order some fine tubulars to age/stretch a bit while you get it ready.
06-25-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By Classtime

Happy for you that the fork rebuild went...

Happy for you that the fork rebuild went smoothly. Consider replacement seals front and rear for your parts bin. Older suspension is not supported well and the future looks less promising.
06-24-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,515
Posted By Classtime

In California, only roads have enforceable speed...

In California, only roads have enforceable speed limits and that is where motor assisted vehicles belong. The motor on my Subaru assists getting on the freeway and cuts out on the exits.:p
06-22-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Classtime

What are you starting with? Maybe you have enough...

What are you starting with? Maybe you have enough parts to put one together with fresh cables, brake pads, and tires? And after riding that one a bit, for the second one, you can make some informed...
06-21-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,895
Posted By Classtime

So Very Nice. If I ever "come across" such a...

So Very Nice. If I ever "come across" such a project, I hope I will be ready to do half as nice a job. Maybe I'll see your Frejus in Pasadena some 1st Sunday or at Eroica CA.
06-21-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By Classtime

That is a nice bike (frame). I got an 89 IM frame...

That is a nice bike (frame). I got an 89 IM frame to replace my son's TREK 560 that he crashed and destroyed. The PO kept the GPX group for another frame. I put the Shimano 600 from the TREK on the...
06-21-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,515
Posted By Classtime

My bicycles don't have a motor. Technically, what...

My bicycles don't have a motor. Technically, what are they? Motor-less bicycles? Non-Assisted-Pedal-Bikes? Non-Pedal-Assisted-Bikes? I don't have a power meter on my bicycles. When I tell people that...
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