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07-16-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By 100bikes

Don't compromise on size / quality just to hit...

Don't compromise on size / quality just to hit your $.

The Master is an awesome bicycle. Top Japanese construction.
Would take modern components and still be a great ride.

Any good 531....
07-15-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By 100bikes

The brand of crank doesn't limit the choice of...

The brand of crank doesn't limit the choice of chainrings.

The Bolt Circle Diameter( distance between two mounting holes, skipping one in between) is your number
144,151 are common old sizes.
...
06-26-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By 100bikes

Why not buy a front specific rack?

Why not buy a front specific rack?
06-26-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By 100bikes

Was the BB retapped? Was this bicycle imported...

Was the BB retapped?
Was this bicycle imported from Europe, as opposed to sold in the US?
Was this a custom build or team bike?
Spec's can be different.

There is a "Swiss" named thread(35 x 1G-...
06-06-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,102
Posted By 100bikes

It's not the scalpel, it's the surgeon!

It's not the scalpel, it's the surgeon!
06-05-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 108,553
Posted By 100bikes

Looking for the logo liner pad for a Campagnolo...

Looking for the logo liner pad for a Campagnolo pro tool box.

Found a box for my tools, but the pad was missing.
Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,469
Posted By 100bikes

This is a case where the true body dimensions...

This is a case where the true body dimensions make a difference.

Can't speak to your overall bicycle frame(dimensions).
Nor, can I speak to the dimensions of your body.

That presents the...
06-05-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By 100bikes

Campagnolo Pro Tool Case Pad

Wondering if anyone has a top liner pad from a Campagnolo professional wood tool case.

Just found one for my tools, but it is missing the pad.


Thanks.
05-11-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,192
Posted By 100bikes

From the Brooks website: A new saddle...

From the Brooks website:


A new saddle should be treated with Brooks Proofide leather dressing to help assist the breaking-in process. Proofide keeps the leather supple as it is specially...
05-08-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By 100bikes

I have a Carlton build Raleigh International of...

I have a Carlton build Raleigh International of the same vintage, with similar components.

Condition is huge with this bike, and a repainty makes value a bit tough.

Part out value , in 7+...
05-08-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,316
Posted By 100bikes

The general brand/name for these is Hercules or...

The general brand/name for these is Hercules or John Bull cables.

They came is 3 basic sizes as I recall, front, rear and rear for step thru/ladies bikes.

There are readily available in NOS, so...
03-26-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 8,036
Posted By 100bikes

https://attachment.outlook.live.net/owa/rusbock@ms...

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Forum: Framebuilders
03-26-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By 100bikes

For what it is worth - you have the wrong size...

For what it is worth - you have the wrong size seatpost.

Is it possible that you have the seatpost inserted into the seat lug only about halfway?
There is a shadow in the photo which makes it...
Forum: BMX
03-22-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By 100bikes

Help with year of this Dyno

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Pretty cool vintage and well appointed.
03-21-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 971
Posted By 100bikes

Have you had the head tube faced? The...

Have you had the head tube faced?

The precision of fit after a proper facing will allow the cups to seat properly and will provide parallel
bearing surfaces.

Check the location of the...
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By 100bikes

Dawes Galaxy was my first bike, and I still own...

Dawes Galaxy was my first bike, and I still own the core of it
I paid $149.95 for mine in 1974 - paper route dollars!
In the process of collecting original parts to restore.

531 plain gauge main...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-08-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By 100bikes

Depending on your level of riding, there are a...

Depending on your level of riding, there are a couple shops which lead rides .

Contact Dan Casebeer at Grand Performance in St Paul for a lead....................
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-06-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By 100bikes

Two bits to add . First, there is a bicycle...

Two bits to add .

First, there is a bicycle design institute, in conjunction with the a Minnesota State College ,
opening in Red Wing, MN.
...
02-24-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By 100bikes

Repair manual

We used to give our rookie mechanic's the Haynes Manual for a very good, general understanding of bicycle mechanics.

Very user friendly.
rusty
11-06-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 7,026
Posted By 100bikes

To your point

When your operating profit (Gross Margin less costs) is in the 2-3% range, a 10% discount puts the dealer out of business.


Until you are willing to drop trau in your industry to make a sale,...
11-06-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By 100bikes

Check your cleat on the left shoe

A burr or misshapen cleat could affect this tick.
I have a pair of worn out cleats on a pair of shoes and tick tick tick as I ride in them.
Forum: Want To Buy
10-27-18, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,665
Posted By 100bikes

https://www.k-bid.com/auction/26513/item/303 ...

https://www.k-bid.com/auction/26513/item/303

This is in Minnesota
Forum: Want To Buy
10-27-18, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,396
Posted By 100bikes

Group

Check out the FB Campy 50th group. Someone just posted a NOS and there are used parts and bicycles.
Worth checking into.
rusty
10-25-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By 100bikes

Good Balance...........

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10-24-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By 100bikes

Steel or alloy? I believe I have both. ...

Steel or alloy?

I believe I have both.

NOS.
08-30-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By 100bikes

Fork Crown Mill

The better the precision of the part, the more imperative it is to use pro/precision tools,

Park, Campy, Var and a few others make the fork crown tool and die - not cheap by any stretch.
In the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-18, 01:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,380
Posted By 100bikes

Any number to choose from

Ok, so I have a collecting issue....

My library of bicycle related books is now over 1000 titles.
And that is without the advertising and technical stuff.

I have read about...
08-28-18, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By 100bikes

Huret Multito driver

This is the driver for a 1980's vintage Huret Multito mechanical odometer.
Proper mount would include 3 flat aluminum straps,fitted through the visible slots, and wrapped around spokes.

The belt...
08-23-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,984
Posted By 100bikes

Before I would go aero wheels, I would examine my...

Before I would go aero wheels, I would examine my kit and helmet.

Most (all or even more) of any benefit from aero equipment can easily be negated by floppy clothing
and bulbous helmets.
08-23-18, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By 100bikes

Put the caliper back in the toolbox.

There are so many variables in a proper fit to a bicycle.


There is not any single solution to comfort and performance fit in most cases.


Also, things are not static in the body.


Not...
07-29-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,585
Posted By 100bikes

Collectible or not, I would look but never ride...

Collectible or not, I would look but never ride one of these.

I have some spoke from a Firenza, and the are more brittle than dead twigs.

A one inch piece can be snapped without bending!
...
07-26-18, 02:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,007
Posted By 100bikes

"Swim with the Sharks" author Harvey Makay was a...

"Swim with the Sharks" author Harvey Makay was a customer of mine.
A mature man, with a bit of a hip issue, and when I showed him a "step thru",
he asked if it wasn't really a girls bike.

I told...
07-26-18, 02:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,110
Posted By 100bikes

This took awhile to absorb form my employees at...

This took awhile to absorb form my employees at the shop -

Seat guts......... aka :saddle clamp.
07-25-18, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By 100bikes

Measure from center of the spoke head in the hub...

Measure from center of the spoke head in the hub to the face of the rim.

Spoke head center O ..... This distance ..... l - Rim face.

The difference in sides accomodates the offset(dish) of the...
07-23-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By 100bikes

I believe that a likely and easily remedied ...

I believe that a likely and easily remedied judder/studder issue is alignment of the pads and rim in all directions.
Potentially a pad that is clogged with rim dust can also be a factor..

My...
07-17-18, 06:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By 100bikes

Minneapolis Swap and Sale July 27 - 28th

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Bicycle Sale / Swap Vendor information

We have amassed a big collection of...
07-10-18, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By 100bikes

Where is the cable breaking? Is the lead...

Where is the cable breaking?
Is the lead coming off?
Snapping inside brifter?
Wire shredding somewhere?

Is it in the same location each time?

What are circumstances when the...
07-09-18, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By 100bikes

Did you check the valve cores?

Did you check the valve cores?
07-09-18, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By 100bikes

Wondering if the fork crown race included with...

Wondering if the fork crown race included with the new headset was used,
or was the one on the fork originally left in place.?

Profile looks a bit low, but likely functions fine.
07-05-18, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By 100bikes

We used to give our rookie mechanics a copy of...

We used to give our rookie mechanics a copy of the Haynes Bicycle Mechanics book.
It builds upon a lot of the Glenn's Manual information.

Barnett's procedures are hard...
06-07-18, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By 100bikes

My suggestion would be to 1)check the rear...

My suggestion would be to 1)check the rear derailleur alignment 2) low gear adjusting screw.
The precision of these bikes would be good, so everything should function smoothly.

If the bicycle...
06-05-18, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By 100bikes

Interest in Minneapolis Antique Vintage Bicycle Show and Swap

I have been thinking about this for awhile, and just found a location.

Space is the Minneapolis west metro, 1/4 mile from 494 beltway exit

The question is if we could get 25(room for more) or...
06-03-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,652
Posted By 100bikes

The USA guru of 3rensho is Andy Muze at the...

The USA guru of 3rensho is Andy Muze at the Yellow Jersey in Arlington (Madison area) Wisconsin.

Andy was way involved in the US business for them, from the 1980's.
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By 100bikes

This frame is very similar to a Cinelli frame I...

This frame is very similar to a Cinelli frame I have. The lug work and BB cable guide are the same.
The color is the same as my Cinelli.

Wondering if this is a "distributors" brand, private...
04-12-18, 04:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,591
Posted By 100bikes

Sure, you could take your bicycle to any bicycle...

Sure, you could take your bicycle to any bicycle shop or store.
Just don't expect any free or discounted service, and please don't ask for free advice!

Who put your bicycle together matters as...
04-10-18, 02:30 AM
04-09-18, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By 100bikes

What brand and set up do you have. There may be...

What brand and set up do you have.
There may be a number of options.
rusty
04-09-18, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By 100bikes

There are bolt type skewers which replace the...

There are bolt type skewers which replace the traditional skewers for both front and real wheels.
Pretty common item.

If you decide to convert to bolts, you will need to replace the entire axle...
04-09-18, 03:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By 100bikes

Phil Wood made a tool for Atom freewheels which...

Phil Wood made a tool for Atom freewheels which did not require the removal of the axle.
Likely still available.
04-03-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,938
Posted By 100bikes

Now the customer in me. The rim would likely...

Now the customer in me.
The rim would likely had to hit at the valve hole.
If it fell or was dropped from about the height of a workstand....
Very odd break.
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