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12-12-19, 07:43 AM
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Views: 132
Posted By mountaindave

For the truly heroic-legged member! :speedy:

For the truly heroic-legged member! :speedy:
12-12-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By mountaindave

Ack! Stop it!

Ack! Stop it!
12-10-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 70,729
Posted By mountaindave

Alright, I dont normally do this in hockey...

Alright, I dont normally do this in hockey season, but Ill throw my hat in again and kindly request that the Crapmaster add my name to the list again.

Recidivantly,
Mountaindave
12-10-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By mountaindave

700c or 27 wheels?

700c or 27 wheels?
12-09-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By mountaindave

I think if this were red/black, it would be on...

I think if this were red/black, it would be on the way to my house already...
12-09-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By mountaindave

Ha! I was only kidding of course. And as a 62...

Ha! I was only kidding of course. And as a 62 rider, Large is pretty small for me.
12-09-19, 12:57 AM
12-07-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By mountaindave

When you say 24, is that center to center or...

When you say 24, is that center to center or center to top of the seat tube?

thanks
11-28-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 500,946
Posted By mountaindave

I may have what you need for a trade.

I may have what you need for a trade.
11-28-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,753
Posted By mountaindave

Gloves, lots of work gloves. Once I found one...

Gloves, lots of work gloves. Once I found one glove, picked it up, and found the mate a hundred or so yards later.

My uncle also commutes to work and picked up every glove he found for a year...
11-28-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,753
Posted By mountaindave

Two tow trucks youve called now? ;)

Two tow trucks youve called now? ;)
11-27-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,337
Posted By mountaindave

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-25-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

No worries. Its an early 105 version in triple,...

No worries. Its an early 105 version in triple, but theres no trim, so kind of frustrating which is one reason I took it off. If you get desperate, Im happy to part with the set. The left needs a...
11-24-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

I have a rider quality set if youre interested....

I have a rider quality set if youre interested. I think its a triple.
11-18-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,348
Posted By mountaindave

Cool!

Cool!
11-17-19, 10:33 PM
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Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

Wait, where exactly did you get those pulleys?...

Wait, where exactly did you get those pulleys? Are they the Chaser pulleys mentioned above by francophile?
11-17-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,348
Posted By mountaindave

Im fascinated by this heat process. Do they use...

Im fascinated by this heat process. Do they use glue or just two pieces of butyl tube and heat & pressure? Both?

Inquiring minds want to know!
11-17-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By mountaindave

I believe Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly had his...

I believe Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly had his first Rene Herse chromed. You could send him an email to see where he had it done - it looks stunning.
...
11-16-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By mountaindave

Worst bike I ever cleaned up was a Schwinn...

Worst bike I ever cleaned up was a Schwinn Suburban or Collegiate or something. My friend had left it outside for a number of years under a giant Doug fir. It had dried sap everywhere and took a good...
11-16-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By mountaindave

Beautiful bike - lugged MTBs are just dead sexy....

Beautiful bike - lugged MTBs are just dead sexy.

Something all silver is what the doctor orders. I was just at the bike co-op today and saw at least three Suntour RDs that would have worked...
11-16-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,348
Posted By mountaindave

So this begs the question: how hot does the tube...

So this begs the question: how hot does the tube have to get to vulcanize?

I have been using rubber cement for patches and had one fail when the tanks shipped to single digits. Interestingly I...
11-11-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,893
Posted By mountaindave

Yes, thanks for sharing - sorry for your trouble....

Yes, thanks for sharing - sorry for your trouble. This light has been cannibalized and used to upgrade vintage lights, so dont despair, it could still provide use!
11-05-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By mountaindave

I now have two 500 series Treks (78 & 81) and...

I now have two 500 series Treks (78 & 81) and the Ishiwata is just as good as the Reynolds. The 78 came with 27 wheels and converted nicely to 700c. I can squeeze 38s on there... barely. Boldly...
11-05-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By mountaindave

Wow - deal of the week there!

Wow - deal of the week there!
11-02-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 70,729
Posted By mountaindave

No, we simply add another year to their sentence...

No, we simply add another year to their sentence term.
10-31-19, 07:04 AM
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Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

Ummm, can you flip it over? Or is there no campy...

Ummm, can you flip it over? Or is there no campy label on the other side?
10-27-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By mountaindave

Quit calling me Shirley.

Quit calling me Shirley.
10-26-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By mountaindave

FIFY Im glad I grew and he didnt! The doc...

FIFY

Im glad I grew and he didnt! The doc has been offering up some amazing bikes that would be hard to resist. Its still somewhat painful to not be able to participate in this size...
10-26-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By mountaindave

Well, if you can view this in desktop mode,...

Well, if you can view this in desktop mode, youll see my sig which has a link to pictures of my Trek 710 running first gen Cyclone with a triple. Granted, its a half-step plus granny (50-45-28),...
10-25-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By mountaindave

Find the appropriate braze on FD and get a braze...

Find the appropriate braze on FD and get a braze on adapter clamp in the appropriate size?
10-21-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks WGB for this awesome photo of how the...

Thanks WGB for this awesome photo of how the insert works!

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x296/10_a9a23129b0651ac991baba4927673bd4a31e544e.jpg
10-20-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By mountaindave

Thanks for looking. That instruction sheet is...

Thanks for looking. That instruction sheet is very valuable! Mind if I post it over in the SL-BS50 thread?
10-20-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By mountaindave

Does it have the little clip that converts it...

Does it have the little clip that converts it from 7s to 6s?
10-20-19, 11:32 AM
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Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

I've heard mixed reports on this - do you know if...

I've heard mixed reports on this - do you know if the little insert reduces the number of clicks to 5? Or does the derailleur adjustment of a narrower cassette simply lock out the last click?
10-19-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By mountaindave

Reviving this thread from the dead... ...

Reviving this thread from the dead...

Calling on anyone who has this to take a picture of the bar end with the adapter in place. Also, could someone mic it for thickness? I like the idea of...
10-19-19, 10:55 AM
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Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

I should clarify that this could be either 7...

I should clarify that this could be either 7 speed or 6 speed with an insert. It should still have 6 clicks, but the cable pull is changed.
10-19-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,342
Posted By mountaindave

I just finished reading that article this week!...

I just finished reading that article this week! (Im a little behind in my literature.)

Very cool bike and thanks for sharing, Matt!
10-19-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By mountaindave

Unless youre regularly riding rough gravel, I...

Unless youre regularly riding rough gravel, I would eschew PT and stick with straight Pasela. I run over a 50m section of dirt-embedded river rock on my daily commute and standard 38mm Paselas hold...
10-19-19, 03:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,673
Posted By mountaindave

A VGT in better condition? A Cyclone would be the...

A VGT in better condition? A Cyclone would be the bees knees. Theres not much better in the vintage variety. :thumb:

Welcome! Kudos to you for trying higher gears - most people want lower gears...
10-19-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 167,029
Posted By mountaindave

ISO or WTT Shimano SL-BS50: a six speed bar end...

ISO or WTT Shimano SL-BS50: a six speed bar end shifter.

Have: Shimano 10s Bar End set, a ton of Tri-Color stuff, or just ask - you never know!.

Your consideration is appreciated.
...
10-18-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,104
Posted By mountaindave

This is as good a time as any to convert to 700c....

This is as good a time as any to convert to 700c. All you need is 4mm more in your brake pad slot on your calipers. Or a rat tail file to make it happen. ;) Just sayin
10-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 70,729
Posted By mountaindave

The built-in reflector is nice too if the bulb...

The built-in reflector is nice too if the bulb burns out on you.
10-16-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 70,729
Posted By mountaindave

:beer: Just don't ever buy a SON Edelux light......

:beer: Just don't ever buy a SON Edelux light... or the B&M might end up back in the BOC. :thumb:

That's one sweet looking ride! And to answer the question in your lovely build thread, almost: I...
10-13-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By mountaindave

3) Regarding the 105, are you only concerned with...

3) Regarding the 105, are you only concerned with the goods or is it the levers themselves? Also, we need to know which generation of 105 it is. eBay often has replacement hoods for older 105 even. ...
10-08-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mountaindave

I liked the one I bought for my 79 Rando-Trek so...

I liked the one I bought for my 79 Rando-Trek so much i bought one for my wifes matching Trek - she loves it too.

Glws
09-30-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,446
Posted By mountaindave

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh...

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh yeah, Im a foster too... just not of little puppies and kittens...
09-29-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 385,086
Posted By mountaindave

It's not just you :thumb: Sadly, their...

It's not just you :thumb:

Sadly, their timelines are out of synch. Cyclone first appeared in 1975, the M-II in '81 (according to velobase), the Sakae/Ringyo CR crank appeared around '86, when...
09-29-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 385,086
Posted By mountaindave

This!

This!
09-28-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,446
Posted By mountaindave

I can't even remember how I found this site,...

I can't even remember how I found this site, probably google. But once I got here, I knew I was home; I had found my tribe. When I got to meet people from BF in person, it only got better.
09-28-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,446
Posted By mountaindave

The potential for successful dating is here: Date...

The potential for successful dating is here: Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be used to date a bike: component dating (http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm)
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