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06-20-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By cannonride15

NO issues, great tire, nice supple sidewalls and...

NO issues, great tire, nice supple sidewalls and smooth ride; but I wouldn't run 25mm anything by choice. Currently running these in 27x1/14 (32mm), love em!
06-19-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By cannonride15

Tired?

Really? Lots of good suggestions here already. Which ones have you tried?
06-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By cannonride15

Missing BBs?

Nothing to miss...they're still available!
05-24-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By cannonride15

Tie one on!

Tie wrap? Not elegant, but functional!
05-21-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 948
Posted By cannonride15

Soma Mini Rack

thook, if you can't find a Blackburn the Soma Mini (not very mini!) is a very close copy, and might be available in noir. I have one on my Uni Specialissima. BTW, aluminum can be soldered without...
05-18-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By cannonride15

One third of new cones are bad? Not likely, just...

One third of new cones are bad? Not likely, just get some cones that closely match, lots of sources on interwebs, though your LBS appears unaware. Huskybikes is one:...
05-15-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,863
Posted By cannonride15

Catastrophe?

mpetry912, curious what catastrophic failures of Helicomatic hubs have you experienced (or heard of)?
05-12-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By cannonride15

Haven't tried the 4000, but the 32mm Ultra Sport...

Haven't tried the 4000, but the 32mm Ultra Sport II I'm running on the front of my ST400 Canny is great! Measures true 32mm on Super Champion 19mm internal rim width. Nice supple tire run about...
05-09-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,863
Posted By cannonride15

Ride On!

If you're more a 'ride it as is guy' then why do you want to swap out the Helicomatics? If the cups and cones are in good shape then merely rebuild same. Even if cones are shot I've found...
05-03-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By cannonride15

bikemig, don't forget 80's vintage mountain...

bikemig, don't forget 80's vintage mountain bikes, plenty of tire room. There's a thread on mountain bike drop bar conversion with some fine examples.
05-03-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,297
Posted By cannonride15

chainwhip, you must have got a miss price(lucky...

chainwhip, you must have got a miss price(lucky you!) As this webpage now shows $165 for rear wheel and $150 for front!...
04-26-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,268
Posted By cannonride15

Second That!

Love the Ultra II on the front, nice supple tire, smooth ride; amazing for the price! The 27x11/4" measures true to size at 32mm with only 50 psi or so on 19mm internal rims; most tires (I've used)...
04-24-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By cannonride15

Make sure seatpost and stem are not stuck! Major...

Make sure seatpost and stem are not stuck! Major nightmare, more typical in older vintage bikes though.
04-21-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By cannonride15

In Focus

Nice looking bike! Here's a blerb on one for sale, same model? Not so sure of their comparison to Miyata 1000 or Specialized Expedition grail bikes, but you decide......
04-17-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By cannonride15

Go with a fork that accommodates size wheel you...

Go with a fork that accommodates size wheel you want to run, this article may help,
https://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2011/05/converting-lht-to-650b.html
04-16-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,676
Posted By cannonride15

redmanf1, this thread may provide a more elegant...

redmanf1, this thread may provide a more elegant solution, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1155092-interest-cnc-machined-aero-mount-cable-stops.html.
04-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By cannonride15

AliH, these sites may prove helpful in your...

AliH, these sites may prove helpful in your quest. https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/
https://waterfordbikes.com/w/culture/schwinn-catalogs/
04-10-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By cannonride15

WillBradley1, This site may be of interest, good...

WillBradley1, This site may be of interest, good luck! https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/36-24.htm
04-09-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By cannonride15

Yeah, you can do that, but you'll also have to...

Yeah, you can do that, but you'll also have to play with the spacers (washers) thickness to get the OLD (outside locknut distance) to 126 vice original 130mm. Weather or not you can cram an 8 speed...
04-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By cannonride15

Google 'Wheelmaster', unless you want to spend...

Google 'Wheelmaster', unless you want to spend big bucks; Wheelmaster has a nice assortment, various rim widths, etc. They actually cost less than separate piece parts required for a build. They...
03-27-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 355
Posted By cannonride15

@erzulis-boat, you might try some valve lapping...

@erzulis-boat, you might try some valve lapping compound with an old set of balls and cone on an axle. Apply compound to cup and rotate back and forth with balls and cone in place (some have...
03-24-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By cannonride15

Might give this site a shot Cannondale Catalogs...

Might give this site a shot
Cannondale Catalogs | VintageCannondale.com (http://vintagecannondale.com/catalog/)
03-23-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,042
Posted By cannonride15

Yep, high bars, beefy tires, bet its a comfort...

Yep, high bars, beefy tires, bet its a comfort thing!
03-23-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By cannonride15

As Rick states, extenders are quite likely not...

As Rick states, extenders are quite likely not necessary for 630 to 622 wheel change, elegant little parts though!
03-23-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By cannonride15

My experience is opposite of the others, put the...

My experience is opposite of the others, put the widest or most supple tire on front, This is where you'll notice improved ride, handling, and comfort! YMMV, but if you have the room give it a try. I...
03-22-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,883
Posted By cannonride15

nazcalines, you might want to take Pacenti up on...

nazcalines, you might want to take Pacenti up on their offer of reparations. https://pacenticycledesign.com/pages/rim-amnesty
03-15-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,640
Posted By cannonride15

And bikepacking it appears!

And bikepacking it appears!
03-15-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

clubman, a shame you let the T1000 go, it being...

clubman, a shame you let the T1000 go, it being essentially an ST; Cannondale deleting the S prefix in early nineties, same frame though. Yea Cannondales can be pretty reasonable, check out some for...
03-14-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

Fair enough, sorry to hear your CAD2 was harsh....

Fair enough, sorry to hear your CAD2 was harsh. Harsh in what regard, like narrow, high pressure tire harsh? Thought the later generation CAD designs were supposed to be improvements over early gen....
03-13-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

Great, look forward to hearing your results!...

Great, look forward to hearing your results! Personally I don't get these people that say Cannondales are so harsh, one guy on the 'Show us your Cannondales' thread wants to give his away...A Silk...
03-01-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 673
Posted By cannonride15

Please elaborate on how you conclude 'for classic...

Please elaborate on how you conclude 'for classic and vintage applications - tubeless tires sound like a very practical choice'; practical in what regard? Not having to carry a tube? Ah, but you do...
03-01-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,558
Posted By cannonride15

Autonomous self riding bicycle?

Autonomous self riding bicycle?
02-23-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By cannonride15

Realistically and measurably no difference, why...

Realistically and measurably no difference, why do you ask?
02-21-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By cannonride15

dglevy, you can call it a product if you like (or...

dglevy, you can call it a product if you like (or market it!). I always cut a small piece of inner tube, punch a small hole in it and slip it over the presta valve before insertion into valve hole....
02-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 691
Posted By cannonride15

Well, hopefully you do wax your nipples! Or at...

Well, hopefully you do wax your nipples! Or at least grease or oil them, otherwise your spokes will get all wound up, no one likes it when their spokes get wound up!
02-12-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

stardognine, try this site for serial info,...

stardognine, try this site for serial info, unfortunately it will just confirm year of frame manufacture, but its a start...
Vintage Cannondale ? Serial Numbers & Information | VintageCannondale.com...
02-12-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

Yes, Chr0m0ly, get that ST out of mothballs; and...

Yes, Chr0m0ly, get that ST out of mothballs; and after riding it for a while tell me how it compares to your Miyata 1000. I bought a similar Univega Speciallissima with hopes of renewing the mystique...
02-12-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

I thought I'de run across one, but that bookmark...

I thought I'de run across one, but that bookmark must have gone the way of the dodo when a previous computer died... Google might be worth a shot. If I run across one I'll let you know.
02-12-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

stardognine, did you cross your serial # to a...

stardognine, did you cross your serial # to a Cannondale database somewhere to confirm ST400 and '85 model year? My '85 ST400 serial # is BB and five numbers following. I notice the '85 ST500 had...
02-11-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By cannonride15

Shimano typically have cup and cone races,...

Shimano typically have cup and cone races, therefore rebuildable ; if you haven't wiped out the cups, that's what looseness will do. Ask me how I know... Cones are readily available, as are ball...
02-11-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By cannonride15

Not seeing any yellow snow near that right post,...

Not seeing any yellow snow near that right post, did the dog change his mind?
02-11-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

I should scan that page of the Shimano catalog,...

I should scan that page of the Shimano catalog, pretty sure it was first year for 600 series index. Your crankset and chainrings are also swapped from original as your Canny catalog points out 600...
02-11-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By cannonride15

stardognine, interesting your's has indexed DT...

stardognine, interesting your's has indexed DT shifters, do they have a index/friction setting. I ask because my '85 ST400 does not, NEW 600 EX, but not the index version, both available form Shimano...
02-10-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By cannonride15

Wileyone, you cut threads with a hacksaw? Damn...

Wileyone, you cut threads with a hacksaw? Damn you're good, most of us have to use a cutting die!
02-06-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By cannonride15

dickendd, you're right, Norfolk and the lower...

dickendd, you're right, Norfolk and the lower peninsula don't seem to have any coops, Richmond has a couple if you google same. Ran across this listing on Richmond craigslist if you're up to a road...
02-04-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,556
Posted By cannonride15

Try it the other way around, the wider, hopefully...

Try it the other way around, the wider, hopefully more supple tire on front; that's where it really makes a difference in ride comfort, handling, etc. I know, not intuitive as the rear wheel is much...
01-23-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By cannonride15

Picture please, I can't imagine aluminized steel...

Picture please, I can't imagine aluminized steel anything. Those two don't get along too well together, ask any stuck seatpost! It's a nobility thing.
01-11-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 953
Posted By cannonride15

Thumbs up Pedal for the Pig Ride May 25 2019

Those in SE Virginia during this time frame may want to check out this ride, great victuals and support during a pleasant time of year!
Peninsula Bicycling Association - 6th Annual Pedal for the Pig...
12-31-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By cannonride15

I have one on my Univega Specialissima, pretty...

I have one on my Univega Specialissima, pretty sure(purchased as) its an '85. No problems so far!
12-29-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By cannonride15

+1 on the Conti US II, super plush in the...

+1 on the Conti US II, super plush in the 27x11/4" size. Too wide for my front fender on the ST400 though! Very easy to mount and supple side walls, whats not like? Oh yeah, not skinwall.
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