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04-14-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 518
Posted By AeroGut

This is pretty much a short person problem. If...

This is pretty much a short person problem. If you're right on the edge, a fender or a long pair of shoes or a set of long cranks will put you over, but if you normally ride frames about 51 or...
04-13-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By AeroGut

That design stuck around much longer than the...

That design stuck around much longer than the original Aheadset model and it is certainly not unique, nor ancient. I have one stock on a 2008 bike from after they changed the brand to Cane Creek, and...
04-12-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By AeroGut

1) not all headsets have covers 2) even if they...

1) not all headsets have covers
2) even if they do, it's an optional part. Basically just a differently shaped spacer
So I will rephrase. The split ring is the last essential piece before the...
04-12-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By AeroGut

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the...

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the wedge that is the last piece to put into the top of the headset before you put your spacers and stem on.
04-11-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,883
Views: 354,654
Posted By AeroGut

I dug up this one. A little dirty, but in pretty...

I dug up this one. A little dirty, but in pretty good shape with all the nuts and bolts. Cage might be slightly bent, but correctable.

...
04-10-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

Campagnolo 50th anniversary group in original box...

Campagnolo 50th anniversary group in original box -

I assume the $4800 price tag (already dropped from above $5k) is optimistic, but used sets are selling for >$2k these days on eBay, so maybe...
04-08-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By AeroGut

Typically there is a lever on the back of the...

Typically there is a lever on the back of the seat tube that looks like a shift lever and it pulls the generator into contact with the tire via a shift cable. Iíve seen them most often on Japanese...
04-08-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By AeroGut

Is there a mount high up on the back of the seat...

Is there a mount high up on the back of the seat tube for a lever to activate a generator?
04-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,132
Posted By AeroGut

There are two time considerations here. One is...

There are two time considerations here. One is how long it takes to put the parts on the bike, which isnít a lot if heís worked on bikes before and has access to the right tools.
The second, more...
04-07-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By AeroGut

Take the seat off and sell it separately. ...

Take the seat off and sell it separately.

The bike is probably going to take a long time to sell. If youíve got space for it, thatís fine, but if not, Iíd drop the price way down and try to move...
03-29-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 945
Posted By AeroGut

To the question of benefits of half-radial...

To the question of benefits of half-radial spoking, occasionally you will see radial on the drive side and crossed on the non-drive side which I think is supposed to reduce the asymmetry of the...
03-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By AeroGut

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes...

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes for a little while, but I don't know anything about that particular model.
03-18-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati ...

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-vintage-serotta-colorado-ii/7293322399.html
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03-16-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By AeroGut

Bontrager Trail tires also roll pretty smoothly...

Bontrager Trail tires also roll pretty smoothly on pavement, and at 1.95Ē are a good balance between road and mountain. Iíve had no trouble with them on mildly technical trails, though they do pack...
03-16-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20,244
Views: 3,399,950
Posted By AeroGut

Bike on roof rack meets garage?

Bike on roof rack meets garage?
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,361
Posted By AeroGut

There's only an image of the disc version, but...

There's only an image of the disc version, but the text says "Available in flat-mount disc or linear-pull brake versions."
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,361
Posted By AeroGut

I second the suggestion to look for used, maybe...

I second the suggestion to look for used, maybe even vintage, depending on your preferences. Lots of great canti brake bikes out there in good condition and often underpriced precisely because they...
03-11-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By AeroGut

If everythingís working, thatís certainly a...

If everythingís working, thatís certainly a reasonable price. The nice thing about the rock hopper is that the frame is pretty good quality, so itís a good base to upgrade on if you decide itís not...
03-09-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By AeroGut

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough...

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough sell. The geometry and technology of trail bikes have changed so much since then that most people aren't interested in an older bike for technical...
03-08-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By AeroGut

The best way to learn good habits is to practice...

The best way to learn good habits is to practice them deliberately. Find a section of trail that has some challenging bits but is still well within your skills. Maybe even just one tight slightly...
03-07-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20,244
Views: 3,399,950
Posted By AeroGut

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0f...

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0fu0bC_600x450.jpg

Seller's description (in all caps of course):
"THIS IS A VERY RARE UNIQUE VINTAGE BICYCLE!
SPECIALIZED BIKE CO MADE THESE FOR...
03-07-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

1988 Bianchi Giro - Cincinnati $649 ...

1988 Bianchi Giro - Cincinnati $649

https://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_c7T61BEqPX4z_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_2WIH2bmt4I5z_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
...
03-05-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20,244
Views: 3,399,950
Posted By AeroGut

his arm is pretty funny too.

his arm is pretty funny too.
03-05-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

63 cm 1986 Trek 300 Elance $380 Cincinnati ...

63 cm 1986 Trek 300 Elance $380 Cincinnati

Another optimistically priced bike, especially at that size, but looks to be in good condition. Hopefully the kickstand hasn't crimped the chainstays.
...
03-05-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

(1985?) Schwinn Super LeTour $350 Cincinnati ...

(1985?) Schwinn Super LeTour $350 Cincinnati

Seller's description is pasted from the 1980 catalog, but this appears to be a much nicer 1985 (Tenax sticker is visible and components match 85...
03-03-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By AeroGut

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the...

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the early Bridgestone catalogs that basically said if youíre a good enough rider to buy this bike youíll know how to use a short cage derailleur with a...
03-02-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

$25 Peugeot Cincinnati ...

$25 Peugeot Cincinnati

https://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_kcqUb4243aHz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-old-peugeot-bike/7283838053.html
02-28-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By AeroGut

Search for ďthreadless stem riserĒ and youíll...

Search for ďthreadless stem riserĒ and youíll find a lot of options. Or you can just get a stem with more of an angle upwards
02-27-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By AeroGut

The MB-1 article is cool, but the side by side...

The MB-1 article is cool, but the side by side ads for the handlebar mounted boombox and the John Tesh-composed TdF music really took me back to 1987. . .
02-26-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By AeroGut

Also look for a Reynolds 531 sticker on the seat...

Also look for a Reynolds 531 sticker on the seat tube and/or ďmade in AustriaĒ on the head badge.
But even if itís one of the better quality ones, itís definitely not rare.
02-24-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By AeroGut

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank,...

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank, thereís no need to ďfixĒ it. Just keep an eye on it that it doesnít start to work itself farther out.
If you decide you must get it all the way in,...
02-23-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By AeroGut

The tubing on those changed over the years, so if...

The tubing on those changed over the years, so if thereís a sticker saying what it is, that will help narrow down the year a good bit
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,546
Posted By AeroGut

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles,...

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles, which is a good bit longer than 1.25 h drive, especially if you pass Baltimore anywhere near rush hour, which I only mention because it might mean...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,546
Posted By AeroGut

You probably already noticed that you'll pass a...

You probably already noticed that you'll pass a section of the Great Allegheny Passage trail in the Cumberland/Frostburg area of Maryland. That's also an area where you can hit two or three states in...
02-21-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By AeroGut

If you're still looking for one, I've got a...

If you're still looking for one, I've got a 4-speed Regina (first and second pics below) that's missing the biggest cog and is missing a tooth on the small cog. But I've also got a 5-speed Regina...
Forum: Touring
02-21-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,546
Posted By AeroGut

In DE, thereís a nice bike path from the downtown...

In DE, thereís a nice bike path from the downtown Wilmington riverfront south to New Castle, or you could do a road ride near Newark (DE not NJ) and hit DE, PA and MD in one ride
02-20-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,019
Posted By AeroGut

This is a bit ironic given how difficult it is to...

This is a bit ironic given how difficult it is to buy liquor and beer in PA.
02-20-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By AeroGut

To answer the original question, the effort...

To answer the original question, the effort required to pedal a bike is almost all due to the total weight and what gear you are in relative to how fast you are trying to go, with a little...
02-20-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By AeroGut

the R2000 flat bar Claris brake levers that match...

the R2000 flat bar Claris brake levers that match the shifters linked above have adjustable cable pull ratio so you can pair them with caliper brakes like the ones you have
02-20-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By AeroGut

Why not use the Boardwalk? I put drop bars on...

Why not use the Boardwalk? I put drop bars on mine and itís worked nicely
...
02-20-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By AeroGut

The cage looks like there was an impact that...

The cage looks like there was an impact that rotated it around the seat tube to the extent that it hit the rear tire
02-19-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

Nice vintage tandem. I suspect the market for...

Nice vintage tandem. I suspect the market for these is really small.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-nice-vintage-road-tandem/7274057725.htmlNice Vintage Road Tandem - Columbus...
02-15-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By AeroGut

Also note that shimano freewheel tools like the...

Also note that shimano freewheel tools like the one youíre using are actually slightly different from their cassette tool. A proper cassette tool might fit past the screw more easily and will...
02-15-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 995
Posted By AeroGut

You might find this interesting: David Butcher:...

You might find this interesting: David Butcher: Pedal Power Generator - DIY Plans (http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen.html)

Here's the key text:My Pedal Power History: 35 Years Researching...
02-12-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By AeroGut

Yeah, first swap the thick and thin washer. You...

Yeah, first swap the thick and thin washer. You can also adjust the angle between the two arms of each cantilever by loosening the torx bolt
02-11-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By AeroGut

yes, definitely a battery mount

yes, definitely a battery mount
02-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By AeroGut

You might have already found the Broke Spoke: ...

You might have already found the Broke Spoke:
https://www.thebrokespoke.org/
02-09-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,673
Posted By AeroGut

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp...

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp hardware might be of interest to folks. There are lots of those seatposts around that have lost the lower clamp parts in particular.
02-09-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

Did Serotta really build for Ross? I've only...

Did Serotta really build for Ross? I've only heard Jim Redcay's name associated with their MTB's and Tom Kellog with the road bikes.
02-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 61,219
Views: 9,177,460
Posted By AeroGut

Tall Miyata 610 $125 Blue Ash OH

Tall Miyata 610 -$125 Blue Ash OH

https://images.craigslist.org/01616_8Vm93glx3sJz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
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