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09-24-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 253
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1156569-aero-mount-cable-stop-cnc-machined.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1135242-aero-adapter-mount.html
09-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By dedhed

Lots of cheap sidepulls don't have something to...

Lots of cheap sidepulls don't have something to grab in front to center so this method often needs to be used.

​​​​​​Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog - Centering side-pull brakes...
09-23-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 253
Posted By dedhed

https://problemsolversbike.com/products/shifters-d...

https://problemsolversbike.com/products/shifters-derailleurs/downtube_shifter_cover
09-23-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By dedhed

Cleaning out the old homestead to settle the...

Cleaning out the old homestead to settle the estate and just threw my first bike on the pile to go to the scrap yard. AMF roadmaster single speed coaster bent fork.
...
09-23-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By dedhed

I use the acorn nuts as the "knob" like on the...

I use the acorn nuts as the "knob" like on the originals with a little loctite and cranked down. I run a tap down the holes so they turn by hand.
09-23-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By dedhed

I personally prefer button head and acorn nuts

I personally prefer button head and acorn nuts
09-22-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By dedhed

The issue is a 68mm isn't quite long enough for...

The issue is a 68mm isn't quite long enough for the shell. spacers don't make it longer, they move it over. The NDS cup (if it doesn't have a lip) buries in the shell to reach the NDS end of the...
09-22-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By dedhed

Some 8-32 or 6-32 threaded rod, shimano cable...

Some 8-32 or 6-32 threaded rod, shimano cable stops and, and acorn nuts on the ends.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Hillman-8-32-x-6-in-UNC-Steel-Threaded-Rod-880997/202242413...
09-21-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By dedhed

It couldn't have the same brake front & rear as...

It couldn't have the same brake front & rear as there are no cantilever mounting posts in front.
09-21-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By dedhed

https://www.modernbike.com/58-chainrings ...

https://www.modernbike.com/58-chainrings

https://www.profileracing.com/product/mtb-chainrings/

https://www.vueltausa.com/components/chainrings-flat/se-chain-ring-58mm-20-24t.html
09-21-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/622685-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/622685-why-bolt-seat-stays-raleigh-roadsters.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/695402-source-raleigh-dl-1-tourist-seat-stay-bolts.html
09-21-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By dedhed

What is the "old used tour bike" exactly? Is it a...

What is the "old used tour bike" exactly? Is it a frame worthy of dropping new parts on?

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-retro-roadies-old-frames-sti-s-ergos-313.html
09-21-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By dedhed

You have more faith in designers than I do. ...

You have more faith in designers than I do.
What they are designing for is unknown. Esthetics? price point? ease of assembly? I doubt longevity or ease of maintenance.
09-20-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By dedhed

2 sided pedals.Something like Shimano PD-T8000,...

2 sided pedals.Something like Shimano PD-T8000, PD-M324, EH500, or PD-A530
09-20-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By dedhed

OP: "wondering if anyone has seen 31 bars that...

OP:
"wondering if anyone has seen 31 bars that sweep forward from the stem to give the rider more extension and allow them to fit a smaller frame with out putting a 200mm stem on it LOL !!!!"
09-20-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

Unless we know exactly what is being...

Unless we know exactly what is being changed/installed It's just "A Frame".
09-19-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By dedhed

In their mind it does or they wouldn't be asking

In their mind it does or they wouldn't be asking
09-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By dedhed

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?
09-19-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,253
Posted By dedhed

2 - cast iron grates for a weber platinum gas...

2 - cast iron grates for a weber platinum gas grill roadside shopping.
09-18-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By dedhed

Like this. ...

Like this.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x449/capri_4a712bff97d0bdfa9ad519f5f5669648c987de34.jpg
09-18-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By dedhed

70mm English threaded BB are not unheard of in...

70mm English threaded BB are not unheard of in 80's Asian built frames.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/873211-oddly-sized-bb-70mm-english-thread.html
...
09-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,783
Posted By dedhed

You have to be ready to pounce on deals and have...

You have to be ready to pounce on deals and have cash in hand. I bought my Radonee tourer for $600 REI "scratch & dent" as the rear wheel was replaced and mismatched to the front. Wasn't looking for...
09-18-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By dedhed

New 7 speed shifters are readily available. Well...

New 7 speed shifters are readily available. Well as available as stuff is during COVID
...
09-18-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By dedhed

It is most likely BSA threaded but as the OP...

It is most likely BSA threaded but as the OP quotes "Mt. Bike" it may be a 73mm shell width.
As most cartridge BB are symmetrical, they will require a longer spindle than just measuring the existing...
09-18-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By dedhed

Just one more question. How do you measure the...

Just one more question. How do you measure the shell length? Is that measured on the frame with all BB parts removed?

It is the width of the frame where the BB goes in. You don't necessarily need...
09-17-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 569
Posted By dedhed

YOu're going to want to know the type threading...

YOu're going to want to know the type threading you have in your BB shell as well as the shell width. AS you pulled out the spindle already did you pay attention to which end is which?
They are not...
09-17-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk
09-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,783
Posted By dedhed

Some of us started adult life when there was no...

Some of us started adult life when there was no such thing as "nominal interest charges" that has shaped our use of credit. My first mortgage was at 12.5% currently I'm at 3.375%. Huge difference....
09-17-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By dedhed

Better off asking IN Clasic & Vintage or asking...

Better off asking IN Clasic & Vintage or asking mods to move this there.
09-17-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By dedhed

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow...

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow truck. Personal choices of function or value over form.
09-16-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By dedhed

Some Vintage Brake Parts from Yellow Jersey...

Some Vintage Brake Parts from Yellow Jersey Raleigh Modolo DiaCompe Zeus Campagnolo Mafac (http://www.yellowjersey.org/vinbrake.html)
09-16-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

My early Trek 970 made of Tru Temper AT seatpost...

My early Trek 970 made of Tru Temper AT seatpost measures 26.6mm
09-16-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By dedhed

My guess is when the last one was installed they...

My guess is when the last one was installed they didn't have a chain tool and installed as received rather than optimizing the length.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-length-sizing
09-16-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By dedhed

6-7-8 speed chain will be fine. Get one with a...

6-7-8 speed chain will be fine. Get one with a master link, still need a chain tool to shorten it as new chains are normally too long to fit numerous bike geometries.

Look into chain sizing like...
09-16-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By dedhed

Original owner? Original wheels? A few years old?...

Original owner? Original wheels? A few years old? See if Giant will warranty them, what do you have to lose?
09-16-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By dedhed

https://custom-junkies.com/sunrace-cotterless-thom...

https://custom-junkies.com/sunrace-cotterless-thompson-press-fit-bottom-bracket-axle-length-127mm-35-38-40-mm

https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/thun/
09-16-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

But does it say something like Tange, Ishiwata,...

But does it say something like Tange, Ishiwata, Tru Temper with a designation of tube name? With that information you can find out what the ID of the tube would be.
The Bicycle Info Project :: True...
09-16-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By dedhed

I keep my stock of balls in a pill bottle. open...

I keep my stock of balls in a pill bottle. open the bottle, put the required amount in the cap of the bottle, dab my finger in the marine bearing grease, touch a ball with my greased finger, it...
09-16-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/97787...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/977874-thompson-bottom-bracket-replacement.html



https://youtu.be/U3NFZ_zD5as
09-16-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

Does the frame have a tubing type decal on it?...

Does the frame have a tubing type decal on it? Aluminium or steel?
09-15-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

The way I read your post is you want to install a...

The way I read your post is you want to install a 26mm seatpost in a 27.something seat tube. Meaning the frame tube is larger than the seatpost you want to install.
09-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By dedhed

You slot the post in a number of spots and need...

You slot the post in a number of spots and need to get a prying tool to peel them away from the seat tube so the post comes out in pieces. .
09-15-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 352
Posted By dedhed

Short answer - No. Considering seat post...

Short answer - No.

Considering seat post sizes differ by 0.2mm That is a way big jump without a shim.

https://www.modernbike.com/seatpost-shims
09-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By dedhed

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By dedhed

Well if you want to buy a container full they're...

Well if you want to buy a container full they're pretty cheap.

https://jap-express.com/japan-automotive-and-parts-express/bicycle-exports
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By dedhed

http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_%...

http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_%20numbers.htm


https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals...
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By dedhed

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

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/


And location matters
09-13-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,237
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302-50-ways-remove-stuck-seatpost.html
09-13-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,011
Posted By dedhed

And it's possible to have an 11s cassette on a...

And it's possible to have an 11s cassette on a 8-10 hub.
https://www.lascoconcept.com/en/11s-cassette/
09-12-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185586...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185586-freewheel-vise.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1170340-suntour-perfect-freewheel-cog-deconstruction-help.html
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