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07-21-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,035
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: 39
Views: 771
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: 273
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: 12
Views: 228
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: 9
Views: 480
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: 227
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: 227
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: 328
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: 249
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: 409
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: 39
Views: 1,271
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: 598
Posted By dedhed

some thoughts

some thoughts
07-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
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: 27
Views: 1,035
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: 607
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: 1,535
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: 354
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: 491
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: 937
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: 981
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: 8,496
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: 981
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: 249
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: 3,679
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: 946
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: 946
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: 1,763
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: 379
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: 299
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: 584
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: 5,188
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: 503
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: 2,028
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: 1,756
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: 1,024
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: 322
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: 534
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: 1,762
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: 355
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: 2,125
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: 81,022
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: 1,068
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: 396
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...
07-05-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,679
Posted By dedhed

That's pretty much how we did it when I was...

That's pretty much how we did it when I was growing up. Killing the weeds in the gravel drive.
07-05-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By dedhed

Do they not have hardware stores across the pond...

Do they not have hardware stores across the pond where you can bring things in and try different bolts?
07-05-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By dedhed

There is no such thing as "plenty of garage...

There is no such thing as "plenty of garage space".
There is also this thing we have called winter when stuff moves from the garage to the basement.

I personally love my old feedback stand.
07-05-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By dedhed

It appears to be 1985 by the pearl white color....

It appears to be 1985 by the pearl white color. 9.5" steerer tube, approx 1.5" rake, recessed brake mounting, tange champion blades and dropouts. Appears chromed under the paint. I believe the bike...
07-05-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By dedhed

Mostly around here they just use an air hose to...

Mostly around here they just use an air hose to blow out the dirt & loose chunks and dry it a bit before filling.
07-04-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By dedhed

I think I have one from a large frame. Guy at...

I think I have one from a large frame. Guy at work gave the bike to me when a rear dropout broke. I stripped parts and scrapped the frame.
07-04-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,894
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Name-Plate-Cover-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Name-Plate-Cover-STI-Ultegra-ST-6510-105-5510-R-600-pair-Silver-/143163093488
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