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08-08-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 250
Posted By dedhed

Bottom Bracket

Bottom Bracket
08-08-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By dedhed

You're keeping the same crankset?

You're keeping the same crankset?
08-08-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By dedhed

https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com?cid=C-453&ac...

https://productinfo.shimano.com/#/com?cid=C-453&acid=C-454
08-08-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By dedhed

Looks like a lot of the internal screws are M3. ...

Looks like a lot of the internal screws are M3.

https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-ST-6510-1950A.pdf
08-08-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By dedhed

In general Shimano road and mountain front...

In general Shimano road and mountain front derailleurs have different cable pulls.
08-07-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 250
Posted By dedhed

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_d...

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=43135
08-07-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 250
Posted By dedhed

What is the crankset and model #?

What is the crankset and model #?
08-07-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By dedhed

If they don't hit the frame and the derailleur...

If they don't hit the frame and the derailleur can reach everything the minor changes in chainline shouldn't be an issue.
08-07-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By dedhed

Friction doesn't care about speeds, road,...

Friction doesn't care about speeds, road, mountain, but the cable drum on the shifter needs to be able to wrap enough cable to move the derailleur across the whole cassette.

Indexed shifters do...
08-07-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By dedhed

Depends on what shifters they have. Shimano 10...

Depends on what shifters they have. Shimano 10 speed mountain is NOT compatible with road shifters. 9 speed is.
08-07-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By dedhed

I run PD-M324 dual sided on most of my bikes. ...

I run PD-M324 dual sided on most of my bikes.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/deore-t6000/PD-M324.html
08-07-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By dedhed

Think about a "donor" bike and swap parts as...

Think about a "donor" bike and swap parts as needed.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/big-bend-trek-720/7166130485.html
...
08-06-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 254
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1133493...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1133493-i-got-2-forks-straightened-today.html
08-06-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 254
Posted By dedhed

Also read about rake & trail so as not to upset...

Also read about rake & trail so as not to upset the handling with an incorrect fork. Brake reach, steerer diameter, axle to crown dimensions, threading (French/English/Italian/Raleigh) wheel/tire...
08-06-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By dedhed

Start familiarizing yourself with things like...

Start familiarizing yourself with things like threading standards (BB, headset etc), shell width, rear spacing, brake type and reach, stack height, chainline etc.These are concepts you need to...
08-06-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By dedhed

A big problem now in COVID times is actually...

A big problem now in COVID times is actually being able to buy parts. Many common items normally no big deal to obtain are "out of stock" without a known delivery time.
08-06-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By dedhed

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/water-bo...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/water-bottle-fittings


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6H6wr7fJYo
08-06-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By dedhed

Until you're interested in a specific individual...

Until you're interested in a specific individual bike does it matter? At that point look at the bike.
08-05-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 426
Posted By dedhed

Some day when the supply chain catches up you...

Some day when the supply chain catches up you could even then upgrade to 8/9/10 STI type shifters.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Microshift-R9-9-Speed-Road-Levers
08-05-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 426
Posted By dedhed

JUst jamming it in., not hard to do. If your...

JUst jamming it in., not hard to do. If your shifters are index/friction switchable (likely are) you can run any speed you want. Going to a cassette over a freewheel gives you a stronger setup and...
08-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By dedhed

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/tubes?f=...

https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/tubes?f=4294958068

I'll buy from the europeans and order other consumables like chain, cables etc til I hit free shipping.
08-05-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 459
Posted By dedhed

Take capacity on a hanging rack with a grain of...

Take capacity on a hanging rack with a grain of salt depending on the type/size of bike.
Is your hitch 1 1/4"?
08-05-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By dedhed

This For these style links. ...

This

For these style links.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-old-stock-Diamond-65-chain-MASTER-LINK-for-1-speed-bicycle-1-2-x-1-8-/303111651154
08-05-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By dedhed

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/hub-over...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/hub-overhaul-and-adjustment
08-04-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 583
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/141759874226?ViewItem=&ite...

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/141759874226?ViewItem=&item=141759874226

Edit - that listing ended

Shimano part #'s
52- Y-1G498030
39- Y-1G498020
08-04-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 426
Posted By dedhed

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing....

Pull the wheel and measure the dropout spacing. Treks of that era were often spaced at 128 to allow both 6 and 7 speed drivetrains in the same frame.
I wouldn't be surprised if you find 128 and can...
08-03-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By dedhed

Somebody looking to buy a '89 1000 would likely...

Somebody looking to buy a '89 1000 would likely prefer to build it themselves to get what THEY want rather than what you may think they want.

Big & small bikes narrow the customer base and keep a...
08-03-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By dedhed

The top braze joint on the DS rear dropout looks...

The top braze joint on the DS rear dropout looks suspect.
08-03-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 244
Posted By dedhed

Longer screw from a good hardware store. Take...

Longer screw from a good hardware store. Take your old one in and match threads, likely M4 X .7, then buy a bit longer one. I recommend stainless allan head.
Or cheaper but a pain is thread the...
08-03-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By dedhed

6800 ...

6800
http://si.shimano.com/pdfs/dm/DM-ST0002-05-ENG.pdf

6700

https://si.shimano.com/#/en/search/Series?name=ULTEGRA&generation=6700&type=ROAD
08-02-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 244
Posted By dedhed

Check derailleur hanger alignment

Check derailleur hanger alignment
07-30-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By dedhed

But I'm not putting a $60 BB in a $100 bike. Hard...

But I'm not putting a $60 BB in a $100 bike. Hard enough to justify a $20 unit sometimes. The UN26 & 55 were quality products at a price you could actually justify on old bikes.
07-30-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1202687...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1202687-landrider-autoshift-setting.html


There are a number of threads on landrider and autobike in C&V
07-30-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By dedhed

Crank Arm Shortening...

Crank Arm Shortening (http://bikesmithdesign.com/Short_Cranks/faqs.html)

FAQLoad - Crank arm shortening (http://faqload.com/faqs/bicycle-components/drivetrain/crank-arm-shortening)
...
07-30-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/390318-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/390318-nishiki-serial-number-database-54.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1042901-asian-serial-number-guide.html
...
07-29-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By dedhed

Buy a cheap harbor freight 16mm and grind as...

Buy a cheap harbor freight 16mm and grind as needed.
07-29-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,387
Posted By dedhed

https://www.startribune.com/detroit-bikes-brings-s...

https://www.startribune.com/detroit-bikes-brings-schwinn-production-back-to-u-s/571809632/
07-29-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,387
Posted By dedhed

When the masses (you know, regular people) can,...

When the masses (you know, regular people) can, and will, spend $2000 instead of $200 on a bicycle.
07-28-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By dedhed

If you can't read the numbers on the bearing...

If you can't read the numbers on the bearing after cleaning it up, any bearing supply can go by bearing outer race OD, inner race ID, thickness, and seal type. And usually cheaper than bike...
07-28-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By dedhed

If there is room to reach the head with a hex key...

If there is room to reach the head with a hex key when the caliper is squeezed you could probably run a wafer head screw in there.
...
07-28-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 254
Posted By dedhed

I personally would probably just take the bolt I...

I personally would probably just take the bolt I have to the grinder and thin the head down to what I need. Or chuck it in the vise and take the angle grinder with a cut off wheel.
07-28-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 853
Posted By dedhed

I'd think there is a coop in that area that would...

I'd think there is a coop in that area that would have a used wheel cheap
07-28-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 423
Posted By dedhed

Suntour Technical Bulletin #21...

Suntour Technical Bulletin #21 (http://www.yellowjersey.org/sturtech.html) "Accushift Problem Solving" in 31 Pages
07-27-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

Not hard until one of those ridden hard and put...

Not hard until one of those ridden hard and put away wet bolts snaps off or rounds out
07-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 419
Posted By dedhed

$50 bike. Try the clean & lube, and if no...

$50 bike. Try the clean & lube, and if no success, pick up a new Shimano or Sunrace. It'll probably shift better with a new HG freewheel as well.
...
07-27-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 419
Posted By dedhed

WAnt new? Pay the price. ...

WAnt new? Pay the price.
https://www.ebay.com/p/1300643648
07-27-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 650
Posted By dedhed

How about a picture so people aren't guessing?

How about a picture so people aren't guessing?
07-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By dedhed

https://www.thestar.com/business/2013/02/07/the_ri...

https://www.thestar.com/business/2013/02/07/the_rise_and_fall_of_the_raleigh_bicycle_brand_in_canada.html
07-26-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By dedhed

What I surmise OP's spindle probably has...

What I surmise
OP's spindle probably has threaded ends using nuts to hold the arms on rather than internal threaded using bolts and is measuring the entire length .
Should be measuring only to the...
07-26-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By dedhed

Bottom bracket spindles are determined by the...

Bottom bracket spindles are determined by the crankset used, not the frame other than shell width and threading
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