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08-06-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 55
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

Yes, it did. I removed it along with the...

Yes, it did. I removed it along with the seatpost, and replaced them with better parts. Note the broken piece of derailleur pulley.
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08-06-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,147
Posted By TejanoTrackie

So, based on the description and picture in that...

So, based on the description and picture in that catalog, my Mercier is indeed a Model 100 (Rally Sport). The only part that appears to be different is the saddle. The catalog picture appears to be...
08-04-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 607,853
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The reason I say it was a Model 100 rather than a...

The reason I say it was a Model 100 rather than a Model 200, is that the Model 200 was equipped with tubular wheels and tires, whereas the Model 100 had 27" clincher wheels and tires. The Model 200...
08-04-19, 09:08 PM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

I just looked at your Mercier thread, and you...

I just looked at your Mercier thread, and you definitely have a lot of good content and discussion there. I found an old photo of my Mercier 100 from the eBay listing before it was shipped to me....
08-04-19, 08:36 PM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

I should have said 1970s rather than 1970, since...

I should have said 1970s rather than 1970, since the Model 100 was the basic model that Mercier made in the 1970s. It was also known as the Rally Sport. I haven't done any detailed research to...
08-04-19, 07:18 PM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks for re-posting this bike of mine. It is...

Thanks for re-posting this bike of mine. It is one of my favorites, even though it is a rather lowly 1970s bike boom model. Since I posted that photo, I have changed out the 700c tubular wheels for a...
07-30-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By TejanoTrackie

^^^ A minor correction, rear dropout spacing for...

^^^ A minor correction, rear dropout spacing for multi-speed road bikes in 1972 was 120mm, which is the same as track bikes. The dropouts were also semi-horizontal, making them ideal for a single...
07-24-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It's a TwoFish QuickCage >>>...

It's a TwoFish QuickCage >>> https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=44338

The cage and adapter are one piece, and it uses a velcro strap to clamp to the frame. It uses a...
07-16-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,955
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Before you throw it out, I'd suggest the...

Before you throw it out, I'd suggest the following conversion into a very serviceable stool.
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07-13-19, 07:30 AM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

Perhaps their primary customer base is gorillas.

Perhaps their primary customer base is gorillas.
07-12-19, 08:16 PM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

Leader is back !

I just got an email from Leader Bikes saying that they are back in business under new ownership and management, and are selling new versions of the 735, 725 and 721. The 735 and 725 are supplied with...
05-01-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,371
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Here is the requirement in Texas: "(a) A...

Here is the requirement in Texas:

"(a) A person may not operate a bicycle unless the bicycle is equipped with a brake capable of making a braked wheel skid on dry, level, clean pavement. (B) lamp...
04-04-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,265
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Cinelli Vigorelli steel frameset or GTFO.

Cinelli Vigorelli steel frameset or GTFO.
03-23-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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03-23-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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03-23-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Buy one of these: ...

Buy one of these:

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02-12-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,236
Posted By TejanoTrackie

That’s a very nice understated color. Now, it...

That’s a very nice understated color. Now, it they could just make that frameset available for 26” or 650B wheels, then that would make me overjoyed. :)
02-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I am old enough to remember when Made in Japan...

I am old enough to remember when Made in Japan was synonymous with poor quality, and Japanese products were sought for their low price. Nowadays, Japanese products rival those from any other country...
02-08-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By TejanoTrackie

There should be zero chain tension until you...

There should be zero chain tension until you apply force to the pedals.
02-04-19, 01:01 PM
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Views: 2,230
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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2012 SE Draft Coaster


Yeah, I have a bike...
02-03-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The physics term is “momentum.” Having said that,...

The physics term is “momentum.” Having said that, most of the mass is provided by the rider. Fat people rule !
02-02-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By TejanoTrackie

All high end framesets such as the steel Cinelli...

All high end framesets such as the steel Cinelli Vigorelli, regardless of material, can benefit from a good quality carbon fiber fork. Not only will a good CF be lighter, but it will do a much better...
01-31-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Well, if you forced them on to the point of...

Well, if you forced them on to the point of seating as shown in the Sugino photo of their own BB spindle, then probably yes. However, this just means that you reformed the taper on the crankarms to...
01-30-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I hate to rain on your parade, but Sugino is...

I hate to rain on your parade, but Sugino is completely correct in their assertion that their Sugino 75 crankarms will not seat properly on non-Sugino ISO 109mm bottom bracket square taper spindles....
01-21-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,546
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks ! :D

Thanks ! :D
01-20-19, 06:51 PM
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Views: 3,546
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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1976 Ron Cooper frameset with Campy Nuovo Record...
01-11-19, 08:17 PM
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Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks ! :)

Thanks ! :)
01-09-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Me too. Two wheelsets, both great values and very...

Me too. Two wheelsets, both great values and very good quality.
01-09-19, 08:34 AM
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Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

^^^ That’s a nice conversion. Please explain what...

^^^ That’s a nice conversion. Please explain what you mean by “narrower cranks.” I read your post several times, and still can’t figure out what you mean.

Thanks,
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01-07-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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1970 Mercier model 100 singlespeed conversion with...
01-06-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, at the time I bought those cranks,...

Actually, at the time I bought those cranks, Sugino and Campagnolo were using 151mm BCD for track cranks.
01-06-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Thanks ! The crankarms are 1970s Sugino Mighty...

Thanks ! The crankarms are 1970s Sugino Mighty Compe road with a track chainring. Back then, road cranks had a 144mm BCD spider, same as track cranks are today. The saddle tilt is normal for a Brooks...
01-06-19, 08:05 AM
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Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Not quite, but you are close. See my reply.

Not quite, but you are close. See my reply.
01-05-19, 08:40 PM
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Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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2014 Soma Rush with Velo Orange wheels.
01-02-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 37,622
Posted By TejanoTrackie

2019 Post Your Fixed Gear / Singlespeed Megathread

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2011 Soma Rush with Wabi wheels

Una velocidad...
12-04-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The email from RG wasn’t clear, but I suspect...

The email from RG wasn’t clear, but I suspect they are relocating to Portland, which is a bit more FG friendly than Sandy Eggo. Also, SoCal is crazy expensive.

Also, thx for the love.
12-04-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Scrod is busy opening a new shop in Portland....

Scrod is busy opening a new shop in Portland. Prolly doesn’t have lot of free time to post here.

Meanwhile, viva Leader !
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10-20-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Looks like maybe you should get the LBS to...

Looks like maybe you should get the LBS to install a longer axle.
10-09-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,128
Posted By TejanoTrackie

^^^ Just needs some breaking in, that’s all. :lol:

^^^ Just needs some breaking in, that’s all. :lol:
10-08-18, 09:37 AM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

I’ve never had any luck with any of those...

I’ve never had any luck with any of those doohickeys. Much easier to soak a rag with mineral spirits and run the chain through it on the bike.
10-07-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 523,075
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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Thanks, except that is my Cretin that is shown...
10-06-18, 07:08 AM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

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Bump. The Leader brand died a long time ago, but...
10-04-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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10-01-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Another advantage of a wider tire is that you can...

Another advantage of a wider tire is that you can run a lower air pressure without the risk of a pinch flat, particularly in the rear. The maximum pressure in any of my tires is 90 psi, and usually a...
10-01-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Installing a new unstretched chain should...

Installing a new unstretched chain should definitely help. Dura Ace cogs are not necessarily noisy, depending on the chain that is used. I have a 16T 1/8” DA cog on two of my fixed gear bikes with a...
09-30-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,445
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Tire size should also be based on rider weight,...

Tire size should also be based on rider weight, and larger in the rear than front. A 25mm tire in the rear is plenty for a relatively lightweight person like myself who weighs only 135 lbs, but a 200...
09-30-18, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

OK, so I can’t stand the crappy ESI stock plugs...

OK, so I can’t stand the crappy ESI stock plugs and just placed an order for a pair of orange anodized Fyxation alloy bar plugs. I’ve already got orange Fyxation Session tires and an orange Fyxation...
09-30-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

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09-29-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By TejanoTrackie

If your track nuts do not have built-in floating...

If your track nuts do not have built-in floating washers, it is almost impossible to tighten them without the axle moving in the dropout when you tighten it. If this is the case, either buy better...
09-29-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,294
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I just got a pair of the ESI Chunky grips. I’ve...

I just got a pair of the ESI Chunky grips. I’ve used WD40 before to install Oury grips, which provides good lubrication for installation, but then dries out to secure the grips on the bar. Does...
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