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11-30-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

Well, they saw my message, and no answer... Why...

Well, they saw my message, and no answer... Why do people do that? Put up an ad, then ignore people asking about what they're selling.,,,,BD
11-30-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it...

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it is probably at least 50% of the facebook ads. Besides it was a CL ad with pictures exactly like this, where I got my Moto Grand Record,,,,BD
11-30-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

Soooooo, on to the next one. Anyone recognize...

Soooooo, on to the next one. Anyone recognize this headbadge? It's in a group of bikes that are mostly Wally World junk. Yes this is as good as pics get, even blown up. No turkey levers, so better...
11-30-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

That is true. The seller didn't give a crap about...

That is true. The seller didn't give a crap about it. They just wanted the money... Sad thing is, he'll be lucky to get half of what he paid for it, and will likely throw it in a dumpster when it...
11-30-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

And derailleurs, crankset, brake calipers, bottom...

And derailleurs, crankset, brake calipers, bottom bracket, etc... If you were trying to return it to original that is. The crankset would be the real b***h, I can't remember the last time I saw a...
11-30-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6,814
Views: 1,649,633
Posted By Bikedued

I passed on an old school Rocky Mountain a few...

I passed on an old school Rocky Mountain a few weeks ago. It was at a pawn shop, and looks like it was kept in a back bedroom and ridden a handful of times, if that. Lugged frame, high end...
11-30-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but it's the principle of the thing, and...

Yeah, but it's the principle of the thing, and it's perfectly fine if you have all of the parts in your stash. I don't any longer, I used to but not anymore. Buying each part individually would end...
11-30-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 763
Posted By Bikedued

Well, that's a damn shame....

Moving out sale on facebook marketplace. I asked if they had the original parts, and hoping for good news. Some local Fuji nut probably already jumped on it and didn't think to ask. No answer yet,...
10-24-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Bikedued

Actually nothing on the bike is NOS in the...

Actually nothing on the bike is NOS in the picture. They're the old originals that came on the bike. I do have the NOS hubs, but the wheels aren't built yet.
10-23-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Bikedued

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

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Here's about the only pic I have. I don't have any...
10-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Bikedued

Is Koski an in house parts brand for Salsa?

I am building a somewhat modern mountain bike. I believe it has a replacement frame, and all the parts are from an existing complete bike that suffered enough damage to be replaced. The paint looked...
10-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Got the axle out of the donor hub this evening...

Got the axle out of the donor hub this evening after work. One of the cones is blown out, and the other is perfect. Hopefully I have enough parts from the two hubs, to make one good one. Either way...
10-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Ordered a set of these! Can't wait to see how...

Ordered a set of these! Can't wait to see how they ride.
...
10-20-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Total luck!! I opened a drawer on my toolbox, and...

Total luck!! I opened a drawer on my toolbox, and found the quill to threadless adaptor! So, I have set of barson it now, the bars I wanted to use all along. Origin 8 Gary Bar. Feels like a perfect...
10-20-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

I don't have any 8 sp. hubs, but I do have the 9...

I don't have any 8 sp. hubs, but I do have the 9 sp hub to rob parts from, on the mtb shown. I have to find that HUGE allen wrench though. We might have that size at work.,,,,BD
10-20-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

The mtb I am also building at the same time. Yeah...

The mtb I am also building at the same time. Yeah I know too modern to be vintage. It should perform well though. The donor wheel for the 9 sp conversion shown mounted.

...
10-20-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

I wonder if Parallax or whatever, is Shimano...

I wonder if Parallax or whatever, is Shimano interchangeable. Seems like it would be. The rear on the bike stock is a 7 speed cassette type, and I have a 9 speed mountain wheel set which might be a...
10-20-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Rims are made in USA Weinmann's.

Rims are made in USA Weinmann's.
10-20-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Frame sticker.... ...

Frame sticker....
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10-20-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

I know, was just doing the whole brevity thing. ...

I know, was just doing the whole brevity thing. It actually seems to have two serial numbers. One in a tiny font, and the other much larger.

YF940J0656 & R932540053
10-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

These will work for tires, only a tiny bit...

These will work for tires, only a tiny bit smaller than I wanted. BTD though... I ordered a set of tires from them once, and it took 17 days to get them, after being charged immediately. I would love...
10-20-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but 700c 9sp. with wide enough rims that...

Yeah, but 700c 9sp. with wide enough rims that aren't aero road rims = not easy to find. I want to run 35-42 tire size. I found a set of Velocity A23, that takes a 9sp. cassette, and not super...
10-19-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

I also need a set of 9 speed wheels. I am NOT...

I also need a set of 9 speed wheels. I am NOT looking forward to shopping for them. Too old to be common, and too new to be back in style.
10-19-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 295
Posted By Bikedued

Nishiki XRS update

Got a chance to do some wrenching on it, and ditched the hideous super riser stem. It had one of those welded steel stems with about an 80+ degree rise, that was way taller than needed. Sugino Impel...
10-10-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 168,269
Posted By Bikedued

Wow that white chested kitten is pretty adorable.

Wow that white chested kitten is pretty adorable.
10-10-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Bikedued

Oh yeeeeah I have run into that before with small...

Oh yeeeeah I have run into that before with small rings. I am doing my first build in nearly three years, and stuff is coming back into my mind slowly but surely. What am I building? A no name 26...
10-10-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,754
Posted By Bikedued

And a BEAUTIFUL stem on top of everything else....

And a BEAUTIFUL stem on top of everything else. They have that perfect silvery sheen. Not chrome shine, and not dull anodized looking. I had one on a Tesch S-22 I used to own. I sold the bike with...
10-10-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Bikedued

Looks fabulous!! The only thing I would do is...

Looks fabulous!! The only thing I would do is lower the front derailleur, a lot. I would only have it that high if it hits the middle chainring, and I'd be looking for a suitable replacement if it...
10-10-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Bikedued

Nishiki XRS?

Just found a pawn shop bike, called a Nishiki XRS. Kind of a commuter/hybrid style. Fat 700 tires, cantilever brakes, all the extra mounts you could want, and my size so it has a nearly straight top...
05-09-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,596
Posted By Bikedued

I sold the bike a month or three later. Been so...

I sold the bike a month or three later. Been so long I don't even remember how I mounted it.
04-27-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

And it's a 21 inch... One inch below my minimum,...

And it's a 21 inch... One inch below my minimum, and two inches smaller than my ideal. Gonna have to pass on it. If I can't fit on it, that would leave it as a strip it down and have a bare frame...
04-27-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but they're not XC's. That's the rub.

Yeah, but they're not XC's. That's the rub.
04-27-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah it was like 1-2 years or something for...

Yeah it was like 1-2 years or something for bottom mounted brakes. Once they found they caked up with mud and stopped working, they nixed the idea.
04-27-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah I know, but I hate to sell them. I wish I...

Yeah I know, but I hate to sell them. I wish I could have them on all of my vintage mountain bikes. They fit my foot perfectly.
04-27-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Thanks for the info! It was just unusual spec,...

Thanks for the info! It was just unusual spec, and just looks different. In old mountain bikes anything different is good. I am wondering if that chainstay brake could have been a Suntour Rollercam...
04-26-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

So yeah I'm probably going to go get it. I will...

So yeah I'm probably going to go get it. I will take a measuring tape with me. If it's my size or close, like say a 22-23 inch, I will snag it. It's really a sharp bike, but needs some TLC.
04-26-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Yes a U brake, still pulls from the center. ;)

Yes a U brake, still pulls from the center. ;)
04-26-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

Nobody eh?

Nobody eh?
04-26-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Bikedued

1980's Sintesi Crested Butte??

Has anyone ever seen one of these? I can find nearly 0 info on the brand except modern stuff. This is a cool old Mountain bike that has Tange tubing, chainstay mounted center pull brake, Nice Falcon...
11-06-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Bikedued

Very funny. Sue me I forgot it was Universal and...

Very funny. Sue me I forgot it was Universal and not Campy.
11-06-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Bikedued

Page with old campy dual cable sidepulls?

When I was heavily into old bikes, I remember a page that had a bunch of never produced experimental parts, and it had a dual sidepull camoy brake on it. Can anyone point me towards it?,,, BD
10-12-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6,589
Views: 2,078,696
Posted By Bikedued

If it's an early mountain bike, when they had...

If it's an early mountain bike, when they had wide balloon tire kind of rims, I would go no smaller than 1.5 to 1.75. If it's even a few years newer going smaller should not be an issue. It all...
10-10-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6,589
Views: 2,078,696
Posted By Bikedued

Just ordered a set of 1.5 Pasela Pro Tite...

Just ordered a set of 1.5 Pasela Pro Tite skinwalls, woohoo First bike project in two years underway.,,,,BD
10-09-18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6,589
Views: 2,078,696
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah baby, a worthy find to be sure. I am...

Yeah baby, a worthy find to be sure. I am thinking moustache bars and bar ends. Last year for Japanese made US Bridgestone MB-4? Never seen the all black Deore LX on a Bridgestone before. It will...
09-21-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Bikedued

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Nice find! I still love mine, despite the badly thought through tire clearance...
09-21-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Bikedued

I may have just answered my own question. Check...

I may have just answered my own question. Check out the dropout on this current "lower end" Nashbar frame? VERY close in design. It may be a trickle down thing, as this bike is definitely at least...
09-21-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Bikedued

The thing is, that it follows the Shimano...

The thing is, that it follows the Shimano grouping logic for mountain bikes. Rear XT, front LX derailleur and cranks, Deore hubs, etc. It looks like a stock parts grouping. The Sun Rhyno Lites though...
09-20-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Bikedued

Even a guess would help?

Even a guess would help?
09-19-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Bikedued

Found a No Name bike of decent quality. ID help?

Aluminum frame. Hollow LX cranks and front derailleur, XT rear derailleur, Koski stem and bars, Koski Brake Lite Pro V brakes, Rock Shox Psylo front fork still functioning correctly. hourglass style...
05-07-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,557
Views: 201,023
Posted By Bikedued

Been wrenching on this..... ...

Been wrenching on this.....
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