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Posted By seypat

That's a really attractive frame. The chrome fork...

That's a really attractive frame. The chrome fork really sets it off.
12-11-19, 08:21 AM
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Posted By seypat

Seems like someone was looking for one of these a...

Seems like someone was looking for one of these a while back.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/glen-allen-1986-cannondale-sr500-road/7036102949.html1986 cannondale sr500 road bike - $225...
12-11-19, 08:04 AM
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Posted By seypat

I would agree, especially the red. A few years...

I would agree, especially the red. A few years ago, a father of a boy in our Scout den/pack had a red one. He was a tall guy. The bike was at least a 60cm. He decided to purchase a new bike. I tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 11:27 AM
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Posted By seypat

It depends on how heavy your wallet is....

It depends on how heavy your wallet is. Attempting to buy a lot of speed will at least save some weight there.
12-10-19, 11:23 AM
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Posted By seypat

It sounds like you are boasting about it. Not...

It sounds like you are boasting about it. Not cool.
12-10-19, 11:20 AM
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Posted By seypat

Black 89' ...

Black 89'
https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/d/marietta-ironman-road-bike-1989/7030217598.html
12-09-19, 09:42 AM
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Posted By seypat

I have 2 of them. It feels like a decent saddle...

I have 2 of them. It feels like a decent saddle from the 80's. I mounted the first one and rode a century straight out of the box. No problems.
12-09-19, 09:22 AM
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Posted By seypat

Maybe the OP should have watched some Samurai...

Maybe the OP should have watched some Samurai Jack. Then he could have wowed us with dialogue like this. Or some of that stuff Oswald Bates spouted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGt6cybFkF4
12-08-19, 10:24 AM
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Views: 1,535
Posted By seypat

It could be that the OP is in a foreign land with...

It could be that the OP is in a foreign land with a different language. He/she is having trouble transferring the thoughts to English. Or the OP is watching the Star Wars movies in anticipation of...
12-08-19, 07:34 AM
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Posted By seypat

What size and where are you located? The thread...

What size and where are you located? The thread will find you one.
12-07-19, 11:14 PM
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Posted By seypat

Here is a question for you. How much time, if...

Here is a question for you. How much time, if any, does a rider spend in the forward facing drops? It looks like they might be somewhat hard to access without a funky wrist angle. You can post a...
12-07-19, 11:06 PM
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Posted By seypat

I'll give her those suggestions in case she...

I'll give her those suggestions in case she hasn't read them. You can give us the name of the first one when it is available. She will give it a read.
12-07-19, 07:21 PM
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Posted By seypat

Do you write full blown Bodice rippers or fairly...

Do you write full blown Bodice rippers or fairly tame stuff? My wife is into the paranormal romance stuff. About once a year she has to binge the complete Buffy the Vampire series. She's trying to...
12-07-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 975
Posted By seypat

If he indeed has an 86 Ironman, then the 600 FD...

If he indeed has an 86 Ironman, then the 600 FD will shift a triple. At least the 3 I have will. If it's the 105 FD that came on the 87 and later, it will not. The cage will not travel in far enough...
12-07-19, 10:00 AM
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Posted By seypat

Here is Sheldon's spindle database: ...

Here is Sheldon's spindle database: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html

You can get cheap, new BB spindles for around $10. There are some Sugino AT triples listed on the Bay at the moment....
12-07-19, 09:54 AM
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Posted By seypat

+1. I don't think so.

+1. I don't think so.
12-07-19, 09:41 AM
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Posted By seypat

As others have said the cheapest way to go might...

As others have said the cheapest way to go might be another crank and BB spindle. 110/74, 130/86, or 86BCD are all available. The majority of 110/74s use a 121-123 spindle. The 130/86 I have uses a...
12-07-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By seypat

That might be the Sonny Crocket MV. :lol: One...

That might be the Sonny Crocket MV. :lol:
One of the other bike companies(Nishiki, I think) had a teal/pink bike. Don't look it up, though. You might get their ad with the guy in the banana hammock....
12-06-19, 11:20 PM
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Posted By seypat

Sho Nuff!

Sho Nuff!
12-06-19, 08:14 PM
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Posted By seypat

Same here.

Same here.
12-06-19, 02:51 PM
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Posted By seypat

The crankbolt torquing thing seems to be a common...

The crankbolt torquing thing seems to be a common occurrence for me. That's why I use Allen headed bolts. You can tighten them up with a multi tool......on the side of the road.......in the middle of...
12-06-19, 02:43 PM
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Posted By seypat

I think that is the universal name. It had...

I think that is the universal name. It had escaped me momentarily, though.
12-06-19, 02:10 PM
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Posted By seypat

It looks too much like a death tribute bike to me.

It looks too much like a death tribute bike to me.
12-06-19, 02:04 PM
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Posted By seypat

I have some white Suntour Superbe chainrings. Put...

I have some white Suntour Superbe chainrings. Put those and an Ole or Sante group on there and you would have a heavenly bike. It might ride like you were sitting on a cloud.
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Posted By seypat

If the OP have to have a big bike, this one might...

If the OP have to have a big bike, this one might still be sitting in Norfolk. Make a deal, plan a weekend there to pick it up. They have the Christmas lights on the beach next to the boardwalk. It...
12-05-19, 09:45 AM
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Posted By seypat

I have too many to mention. Currently admiring a...

I have too many to mention. Currently admiring a crankset I just put on. Then I turn around and notice the BB locking ring sitting on the table next to the bike. :mad:
12-05-19, 09:38 AM
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Posted By seypat

Tange Prestige forks have them also. ...

Tange Prestige forks have them also.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190818_112349_ca29106af0db9cdda7f07197ba936a15ae3583e3.jpg
12-05-19, 09:25 AM
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Posted By seypat

It still looks bent backwards slightly in the...

It still looks bent backwards slightly in the first photo.
12-04-19, 05:29 PM
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Posted By seypat

Sad that it's too far gone. How about this one? ...

Sad that it's too far gone. How about this one?

https://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/d/eugene-the-perfect-vintage-racing-road/7025368343.html
12-03-19, 07:49 PM
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Posted By seypat

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/platteville-b...

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/platteville-bike-frame-fork-dave-scott/7031675392.html

50 dollars! Maybe RT has a contact.
12-03-19, 06:58 PM
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Posted By seypat

I think this bike was listed earlier this year. I...

I think this bike was listed earlier this year. I think it might have even been listed in this thread as well. Maybe I can contact the seller and get some pics.
12-03-19, 06:54 PM
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Posted By seypat

Definitely more swagger.

Definitely more swagger.
12-03-19, 10:51 AM
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Posted By seypat

It's got a stamped on serial number. That...

It's got a stamped on serial number. That probably means special. You da man!
12-03-19, 07:40 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By seypat

I think you are correct I am editing my post with...

I think you are correct I am editing my post with the picture and including the taper length measurements.
12-03-19, 07:26 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By seypat

That would be the best way to go. What about the...

That would be the best way to go. What about the RD situation? Would he need to drill out the hanger or can he use a claw and not bother with the hanger hole? As I remember, Velobase might be your...
12-03-19, 07:08 AM
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Views: 981
Posted By seypat

Here is the Stronglight spindle again. The...

Here is the Stronglight spindle again. The downside is the longer side. Not much taper on the top, almost square. It is visibly more tapered on the bottom side. Measurements from top to bottom are...
12-03-19, 06:06 AM
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Posted By seypat

Fleslider got himself another pro bike? DANG! He...

Fleslider got himself another pro bike? DANG! He must be going to confessional daily, sitting in the front pew on Sundays and carrying his keys on a rabbit's foot keychain. Or maybe he went the...
12-02-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By seypat

Oh, you want durable and cheap. You should have...

Oh, you want durable and cheap. You should have said so. Put Japanese stuff on there and be done with it. Even lower level Suntour or Shimano will shift better and last as long. Probably look better...
12-02-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By seypat

If that is the case, then all you need is a Campy...

If that is the case, then all you need is a Campy crankset that will go on a 118mm ISO BB spindle. That is what is in the bike now. Check the Centaur/ Veloce specs to see if that is the BB length...
12-02-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By seypat

For the discussion, Shimano JIS on the left....

For the discussion, Shimano JIS on the left. Stronglight 93 ISO on the right. The are not very close.
...
12-02-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By seypat

Thanks, now the board can give you more info....

Thanks, now the board can give you more info. Just my opinion, the replacement Stronglight is not as pretty as that drilled 93. But, if you need lower gears, I guess you have to replace it.
12-02-19, 03:12 PM
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Posted By seypat

Say, did I mention I went to the Vintage...

Say, did I mention I went to the Vintage Centurion Bicycles website to get some info on Robbie's Cinelli Equipe? If,....I haven't mentioned it before, that is a great site! Just thought it needed to...
12-02-19, 03:05 PM
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Views: 981
Posted By seypat

What crank will you be putting on? If you are...

What crank will you be putting on? If you are needing lower gears/a compact setup, put a Stronglight 99 on and run it as a compact double.
12-01-19, 11:45 PM
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Posted By seypat

I was looking to see how similar it is to the...

I was looking to see how similar it is to the Lotus Cinellis. The Lotuses(or Loti maybe) have Columbus dropouts and a upwards ^ rear brake bridge.
After comparing various Campy components on...
12-01-19, 03:32 PM
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Views: 890
Posted By seypat

+1 to this. Away from those sizes, the angles...

+1 to this. Away from those sizes, the angles look wonky. Puegoet frame angles always look wonky no matter the size.
12-01-19, 08:42 AM
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Posted By seypat

I was asking about these things. I think they are...

I was asking about these things. I think they are called tanges. I can't tell from your pics if the fork blades have them or not. ...
11-30-19, 10:41 PM
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Posted By seypat

I guess it depends on if the bike is for show or...

I guess it depends on if the bike is for show or for go. Not feeling the DA on a bike with Italian DNA. Not feeling OEM(or NR derailleurs) That RD has been around since when, 1967? I know it was made...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,922
Posted By seypat

Speaking of lusting after something, I'm at my...

Speaking of lusting after something, I'm at my office now dumping the bags of leaves I raked into the dumpster. I brought a Turkey thigh I ate for dinner to my old, blind cat that lives at my office....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,922
Posted By seypat

Sexy!

Sexy!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,922
Posted By seypat

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's...

That's the spirit! Don't let other people's opinions drag you down.
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