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09-26-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9,248
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Posted By Classtime

Ok RT, where is the bike?

Ok RT, where is the bike?
09-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 392
Posted By Classtime

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims...

Get Dura Ace 7400 hubs and some Shiny TB-14 rims And have the shop build them. Fun stuff.
09-25-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Classtime

I'm pretty new to thus stuff but what I...

I'm pretty new to thus stuff but what I havenoticed is that in April, May and June, reasonably priced bikes disappeared in a flash, they sit a little longer now. I'm more of a buyer and was annoyed...
09-23-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By Classtime

All that in 5 days!!! My 27" tires will be...

All that in 5 days!!! My 27" tires will be Panaracers.
09-23-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,271
Posted By Classtime

My Ď86 Jim Merz SE

This bike has immediately moved into the top spot for Go Fast Vintage in my garage. When I sell the previous occupant, Iíll be looking for a red one.
...
09-23-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By Classtime

I wonder if your plastic washer thingy should...

I wonder if your plastic washer thingy should have a nice crisp rectangle to keep the lever from slipping. Some folks don't line them up and when they tighten the screw ...
09-22-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By Classtime

Don't replace anything unless absolutely...

Don't replace anything unless absolutely required. It's a good project. Nice rack. Cool mirror thing goin on. Cut the fender in two then figure a way to put one piece in the front. Looks like fun....
09-22-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

Very XTreme bike for 20 bucks! Good tires, and...

Very XTreme bike for 20 bucks! Good tires, and those toe clips will protect your toes in the rock gardens where your Rock Ring is needed. Cool Clunker. The stem is my favorite part.
09-22-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,776
Posted By Classtime

...and try to seal off the casing at the stem...

...and try to seal off the casing at the stem when you submerge the tire. Some times a good grip with the stem between your fingers or pinch off the tire on either side of the stem by folding the...
09-22-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,776
Posted By Classtime

I just put one in my cart....

I just put one in my cart. But.....Covid.....shipping ?

https://ciclicorsa.com/shop/ambrosio-nemesis-tubular-rim/
09-20-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,102
Posted By Classtime

My Medici is telling your Medici to stop going...

My Medici is telling your Medici to stop going big big. People are watching.
09-20-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

Completed the last of 100k this morning. ...

Completed the last of 100k this morning.

1990 Stumpjumper (base model w/complete Deore DX group):......$40.00
Rear shifter...
09-19-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,350
Posted By Classtime

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would...

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would she ride a mixte or some other "women's" bike. I hope she haunts you in your dreams and you see/hear her laughing while you hang on your...
09-19-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

☹️8 days of the worst! I glad it is over. It...

☹️8 days of the worst! I glad it is over. It looks nice. Maybe it mak s someone else happy. I will beware Salvation Army bikes.
09-19-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By Classtime

Can't wait for the ride report. Looks like my...

Can't wait for the ride report. Looks like my kind of bike if I could ever get my hands on alloy Campy 10 Speed. . (Please--No more pictures of that stem🙂)
09-19-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

28 miles--much of it dirt today. 10.2 miles to...

28 miles--much of it dirt today. 10.2 miles to go. It behaves well and fits. I may dirtdrop this bike after the challenge.
...
09-19-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,102
Posted By Classtime

Riding in the dirt is a riot. Took my Clunker on...

Riding in the dirt is a riot. Took my Clunker on a dirt ride today. Sharp right turns in the dirt on 30 year old semislicks are scary--for me--like a Black Friday wall mart riot--why am I doing this....
09-19-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By Classtime

Looks fantastic. So I see primer, then silver,...

Looks fantastic. So I see primer, then silver, then the grey?
09-19-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

Something old. ...

Something old.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_5652_e352cb0dd58e4f46c51a4ffb278dc566f0184935.jpg
Shimano MTB Brake Cables are HD

Something new.
...
09-18-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By Classtime

I don't know what cycling inseam means. Is that...

I don't know what cycling inseam means. Is that the barefoot-book-in-the-crotch-against-the-wall measurement? If it is a good price, you can make it fit. I would drive more than an hour for a deal on...
09-18-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Classtime

You'd have to hunt around and put some more miles...

You'd have to hunt around and put some more miles on the BioPace while you wait for the postman but Sugino makes a pretty chainring. Not as pretty as TA but still pretty.
...
09-17-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By Classtime

Nice! You must have your wheels built by now😉

Nice! You must have your wheels built by now😉
09-16-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,282
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/raleigh_team_391285bb553398a2591137de5565b5c2ea4cb5a6.jpg
Better. (From somebodies Flicker. Says it is 1980) But yea, all the other...
09-16-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,282
Posted By Classtime

Nice looking bike and would get many compliments...

Nice looking bike and would get many compliments on a vintage ride. However, my eyes keep going to the crankset and then I notice the cable routing--wtf? Under BB cable routing destroys the elegant...
09-16-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By Classtime

Wow. That is a very pretty Red Bike. I don't know...

Wow. That is a very pretty Red Bike. I don't know anything about those hubs but I'll bet if you re-tension them, they will stay true for you. (Cipolini would not complain about being comfortable on...
09-15-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,776
Posted By Classtime

1. Low Risk 2. Yes IME, old road tires can...

1. Low Risk
2. Yes

IME, old road tires can be very dry and loose their gripping power. Sudden changes in direction, even at slow speeds, could get exciting.
09-15-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Classtime

Classic Rendezvous had a recent discussion about...

Classic Rendezvous had a recent discussion about fixing such things. It was very comforting reading. Especially after I had just been yanking, prying, pulling, levering, etc on my Allez to fix a...
09-15-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,069
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My over budget Clunker and Class Timeís Bow...
09-14-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 977
Posted By Classtime

Nitto.

Nitto.
09-13-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

I couldn't save that shift cable. The derailleur...

I couldn't save that shift cable. The derailleur adjuster had snapped off and I thought it interfered with indexing so I stole one off an old XT. The tires hold air and I got 22 miles of flat MUP...
09-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,102
Posted By Classtime

Today was another day and while I planned on a...

Today was another day and while I planned on a early morning ride after a night of on shore breeze, I spent the early morning preparing my Clunker Challenge Stumpy for some MUP aggravation. I wasn't...
09-13-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

I think the Covid used bike boom is about over....

I think the Covid used bike boom is about over. Flippers were snapping things up immediately for a while. This Stumpy was there for almost a day😊
09-13-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Classtime

Wow! Very Pretty bike. The shifters and the rear...

Wow! Very Pretty bike. The shifters and the rear derailleur play nice together?
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By Classtime

Pretty cool upgrade. My 84 Centurion Turbo has...

Pretty cool upgrade. My 84 Centurion Turbo has Suzue sealed hubs and they spin smoothly. Eyeball the trueness and roundness feel the bearings spin like new. Many old Mavics will have rusty eyelets...
09-13-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

I'm re-entering after going over budget with a...

I'm re-entering after going over budget with a Jim Merz Allez (which worked out fine with the Allez moving into #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) road bike...
09-12-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,102
Posted By Classtime

I rode an easy hour or so each morning this week....

I rode an easy hour or so each morning this week. Planned a little longer easy for today but my 40 dollar offer for a Clunker Stumpjumper was accepted. A 45 minute drive followed by honey-dos, and...
09-11-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By Classtime

Pre lawyer tabs. My Tempo had them.

Pre lawyer tabs. My Tempo had them.
09-10-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Classtime

I suppose all you needed was a little air in the...

I suppose all you needed was a little air in the tires and some 3in1 on the chain for that Huffy and you to get up and go?
09-07-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,776
Posted By Classtime

I just tossed another Vitoria Rally. A while...

I just tossed another Vitoria Rally. A while back, I got a deal on 3 25mm Rally. Bad luck, random chance, whatever--no more Rally tires for me. I was a Sprinter GS/ Competition user and then I spent...
09-07-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9,248
Views: 892,832
Posted By Classtime

Chinghis Lovely Miami Vice. I had one in similar...

Chinghis Lovely Miami Vice. I had one in similar condition and it is now with a dad who rides with his son and daughter--all on IMs. Too bad about your CatEye. Tap it a little, spray it with tuner...
09-07-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,111
Posted By Classtime

Get the red one.

Get the red one.
09-06-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By Classtime

It looks like a pretty cool race bike and the...

It looks like a pretty cool race bike and the paint looks well done. . If you already have a bike for your "hilly routes" build this one initially as your dad had it but to fit you. You might need a...
09-05-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,669
Posted By Classtime

Fail

I will need to start over. My budget will work out only if I sell the Mavic 500 hubset that came with the bike. BUT, the hubs are sweet, and they are laced to Mavic MA40 27 x 1 1/4 inch rims (the...
09-04-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By Classtime

Maybe the 91 Stumpy could have either the...

Maybe the 91 Stumpy could have either the thumblies or the push push? That is the one to have.
09-04-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9,248
Views: 892,832
Posted By Classtime

Sell your Trek 520 and get an Ironman. I recently...

Sell your Trek 520 and get an Ironman. I recently picked up an abused 86 Allez SE and will soon know more how they compare. My SE has shorter chainstays and maybe steeper angles.
09-03-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By Classtime

Any loose is a no good.

Any loose is a no good.
09-03-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By Classtime

You can't glue those tires back on. If there is...

You can't glue those tires back on. If there is daylight between rim and tire when the tires are mounted, toss them.
Glue and a baggie if your using tubes of glue.
09-02-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,776
Posted By Classtime

If they also look like that after you have 90 lbs...

If they also look like that after you have 90 lbs or so in them, then yea, ride them. However, for me, they would conjure some anxiety while doing any high speed turns. I'd probably not use them on...
09-02-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,199
Posted By Classtime

That Merckx wins with my new favorite everything....

That Merckx wins with my new favorite everything. Before I saw that, it was 7700.
09-02-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By Classtime

I have put quite a few miles on Biopace and go...

I have put quite a few miles on Biopace and go back and forth between them and round rings. I think I can feel the difference pedaling but I can't describe it. Same with front shifting. Leave em.
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