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12-04-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By trek330

Chain falls off when rolling backwards

Is this normal?I have a triple shimano105 and if I back the bike up(not on it necesarily)like getting off an elevator the chain falls off the little front cog up front.Other than that the gears are...
07-15-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By trek330

I've never needed one in 10 ears of cycling and...

I've never needed one in 10 ears of cycling and these wheels are for sale so probably not.
07-15-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By trek330

OP here.Got the Koolstop Tire Bead Jack and it...

OP here.Got the Koolstop Tire Bead Jack and it was easy as pie!!Thanks for all the suggestions but this tool makes it easy!
07-14-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By trek330

I've decided to replace it.

I've decided to replace it.
07-14-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By trek330

A little play when jiggling crank and creaks and...

A little play when jiggling crank and creaks and clicks when riding.
07-14-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By trek330

The bike is a triple which would account for its...

The bike is a triple which would account for its width.I bought it on e-bay about a week ago and do not know its past but it looks near brand new.There is slight play when you jiggle the crank back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By trek330

My 2005 Lemond Tourmalet came with 28s and the...

My 2005 Lemond Tourmalet came with 28s and the same wheel.It fit but the gunk from the road would gather and get stuck as there was to little clearance for it to roll out.So every few minutes I would...
07-14-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By trek330

replacing bottom bracket

I have a 2005 Lemond Tourmalet and I want to replace the bb.In the catalogue the BB is listed as a TruVativ Giga-Pipe SL 68-118 Isis splined axle.I've checked on line and the BB is reviewed mostly...
07-13-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By trek330

OK, ordered one.Thanks.

OK, ordered one.Thanks.
07-13-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By trek330

BTWthe bike is a 2005 Lemond Tourmalet triple.

BTWthe bike is a 2005 Lemond Tourmalet triple.
07-13-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By trek330

BB is listed as Truvativ ISIS splined axle.I...

BB is listed as Truvativ ISIS splined axle.I tightened all crank screws and I'll see if that helps tomorrow.
07-12-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By trek330

Bottom bracket

I have some noise ,clicks, in the area of my bottom bracket.there is a tiny amount of play when i jiggle the crank at certain spots.None at different points .Is the bb finished ?
07-10-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By trek330

Ordered some pedro levers from Amazon.Thanks for...

Ordered some pedro levers from Amazon.Thanks for the tips.
07-10-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By trek330

Can't mount my tire!!!

First time I can't mount a tire on a rim.The rims are Bontrager selects and I'm tryong to mount an old Rubino Pro that' s been in my closet a few years.I understand these rims can be difficult but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By trek330

$50???

$50???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By trek330

$450 delivered.I bought the bike BTW and its in...

$450 delivered.I bought the bike BTW and its in lik new shape.I'm pleased with the ride though steel is still my preference.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By trek330

They are 105's with the open pros.They also have...

They are 105's with the open pros.They also have eyelets while the Bontragers don't attesting to its quality.I think I am going to switch them.Also I see the open pros paired with a lot of high end...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By trek330

They did not come with the bike and are about 7...

They did not come with the bike and are about 7 years old.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By trek330

Mavic open pro or Bontrager select whee

I just bought a Lemond Tourmalet 2005 with Bontrager Select wheels. this will replace my Steel 1993 Specialized Allen with Mavic OpenPros in good shape.Should I switch the Mavics before I sell The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By trek330

Lemond aluminum

I'm considering buying a 2005 Lemond Tourmalet which has an aluminum frame from eBay cause it's a triple and is a good deal.I love steel and would like to know what people think of Lemond aluminum...
05-14-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By trek330

Yeah I found that manual.Seems my bike according...

Yeah I found that manual.Seems my bike according to the color scheme is a 2001!
05-14-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By trek330

Thanks for asking!It's black with silver which...

Thanks for asking!It's black with silver which makes it,according to the catalogue a 2001!I'll get those pics up in a while.
05-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,936
Posted By trek330

My thing is this.I just bought a bike on e-bay...

My thing is this.I just bought a bike on e-bay that was listed as 54 but on closer examination and checking the dimensions in the catalogue is actually a 51!The pic looked less than 54.BTW there is...
05-13-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,936
Posted By trek330

Adjusting a too small frame

Will someone explain to me why a too small frame for your height can not be ideally adjusted?Wouldn't a longer stem, higher seat slightly more aft,and maybe longer crank compensate nicely for a 52cm...
05-13-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By trek330

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc_8460_169_930878aff173769f32192a99fa5fa9e4a00dde5c.jpg

My 87,88 Montello!
05-13-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 123,175
Posted By trek330

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc_8460_169_41dcebe77ba4d2fb72bda1d0ab664f81ef7d4495.jpg

My 1988 Pinarello Montello
05-12-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By trek330

I do too.I think this is a chromoly fork.My Allez...

I do too.I think this is a chromoly fork.My Allez had an aluminum fork and I kept feeling i wasn't getting the true steel ride because of it.
05-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By trek330

2002 Lemond Tourmalet

I'm very excited,I just bought a Lemond Tourmalet on e-bay.I have a 1993 steel Allez with Shimano 105 but I struggle up hills with its standard double and the new bike has a triple.The new bike is...
04-28-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

I see on ebay"Origin8 Race-CT Compact Crankset,...

I see on ebay"Origin8 Race-CT Compact Crankset, 50/34t, 172.5mm" for $52.Is that 8 speed compatible?How is the quality?
04-28-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

Excuse my delay in answering everybody but i was...

Excuse my delay in answering everybody but i was out of action for a while between apts!Yes it would be for handling hills.I have an 8 speed cassette with 28 largest cog.I could go up to 32 but that...
04-28-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

It does indeed say "FC-1056"!What would be the BB...

It does indeed say "FC-1056"!What would be the BB size and type?
04-28-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

Yeah,that's my bike Bluehills 3149, which was...

Yeah,that's my bike Bluehills 3149, which was originally gears on the tubes and converted to brifters thank God!It's an 8 speed now but I assume it was originally 7.
04-07-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

OK.I'll check KCT1986!

OK.I'll check KCT1986!
04-06-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

Wow,It's alot more complicated than I would...

Wow,It's alot more complicated than I would hope.Also more costly if it involves a new BB.The old crank BTW is Shimano 105.
04-06-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By trek330

I want to switch to compact crank

I have a 1993 Specialized Allez Comp with a 52/39 front gearing.I want to switch it to compact 50/34.How do I know what size crank I have and what tool do i need to remove it?Thanks!
03-16-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By trek330

I have to buy a new chain!Messed up the link...

I have to buy a new chain!Messed up the link addage!
03-15-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By trek330

Messed up the chain length

While adding a new cassetteI cut my new chain a little too short.The CHAIN WILL SHIFT to the large back sprocket and small front sprocket but barely with difficulty and noise.Should I add one link or...
05-10-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By trek330

I appreciate the feedback from all!Gearing and...

I appreciate the feedback from all!Gearing and wheels seem the most probable influences.
05-09-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By trek330

power surge!

What does "thrust" or pick up in a bike depend on?I recently purchased a 1993 Speciallized Allez Comp and its noticeably faster or has more thrust when I want to take off than otherbikes I've owned...
04-27-17, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By trek330

Broken axle-part 2

I posted a couple of days ago about my broken axle and a too short replacement I ordered.I'm thinking now is it too short?The axle protrudes maybe a miiimeter and a half to 2 mm on one side of...
04-26-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 37,351
Posted By trek330

I'm going to buy one tomorrow!

I'm going to buy one tomorrow!
04-26-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By trek330

After some research,I orderered 1/4 inch ball...

After some research,I orderered 1/4 inch ball joints NOS.Everyone on line said that was standard for campy record rears.Maybe they"re not.I couldn't notice any difference from the old ones but they...
04-25-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By trek330

Same cones.Same size bearings.

Same cones.Same size bearings.
04-25-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By trek330

Broken axle-wrong replacement

I built my Mavic Open Sport rims with vintage Campy record hubs about 5-6 years ago.The rear hub was for 120 spacing but the 2 mm of axle I had on each size sufficed for all these years.(my Pinarello...
05-31-15, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,467
Posted By trek330

1979 Colnago Mexico

I have a chance to buy the forementioned Colnago Mexico.Could anyone tell me what kind of bike it is?Where in the hierarchy does it stand/ Hows the ride?Any and all comments are appreciated.By the...
04-16-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By trek330

soft hammers,mallets

I have to bang my MTB fork to seat it over the new bearings I put on the head set (Cannondale F700) and would like to know what type of hammer to get.Any suggestions?
12-30-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 61,822
Posted By trek330

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3882/15076024228_53...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3882/15076024228_53c992abca_z.jpg
12-05-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 54,361
Views: 7,645,902
Posted By trek330

Hey!Thousandth page of the thread!

Hey!Thousandth page of the thread!
10-19-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,778
Posted By trek330

If it was a Montello the whole body would be...

If it was a Montello the whole body would be chromed.Am I mistaken that on the bulk of the frame the chrome is not evident?
10-18-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,720
Posted By trek330

Maybe you should try different tires.

Maybe you should try different tires.
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