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04-25-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By rickrob

I learned some of this the hard way... with...

I learned some of this the hard way... with spindles and thick/thin cups. What determines if an axle is male or female-- If it uses a bolt or a nut for the crank arm?
04-23-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By rickrob

bump. $32 shipped.

bump. $32 shipped.
04-16-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By rickrob

Yes, I believe it is.

Yes, I believe it is.
04-13-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By rickrob

The levers are sold

The levers are sold
04-13-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By rickrob

Bump for price change

Bump for price change
04-13-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By rickrob

bump

bump
04-07-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By rickrob

I might be up for a ride on that trail again......

I might be up for a ride on that trail again... It's a great trail and I could use the training for century rides later this year. Let me know if you decide to ride it on the 18th
04-05-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,708
Posted By rickrob

Thanks, I will read those articles. What she told...

Thanks, I will read those articles. What she told me was that she had X-Rays and one of her disks is "tilted" and the next one is closing in on it and pinching a nerve.
04-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,708
Posted By rickrob

Her doctors told her sit up straighter.

Her doctors told her sit up straighter.
04-05-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,708
Posted By rickrob

Changing rider position to help lower back pain?

A friend is having back issues and would like me to modify her road bike. We rode a century last year and her back was screaming after 60 miles.
The pain is at the right butt/hip from a pinched...
04-01-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,212
Posted By rickrob

Fork's bent... :)

Fork's bent... :)
03-24-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,328
Posted By rickrob

Built new wheels for this 78 Moto Le Champion. It...

Built new wheels for this 78 Moto Le Champion. It was running Mavic GP-4 tubulars. Owner wanted clinchers.
It now has Shimano 600 Tri Color HB/FH 6400 Hubs, CR-18 Rims and Sapim DB Spokes.
Added a...
03-19-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By rickrob

I have a couple of 165mm doubles-- a Shimano...

I have a couple of 165mm doubles-- a Shimano 600EX FC-6200 and a Shimano 600EX FC-6207
I can post some pics later today if you have any interest.
03-15-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,015
Posted By rickrob

2019 RIDE to End Alzheimer's

Hello,

I'm riding a century again in the RIDE to End Alzeimer's in Rye, NH on June 22, 2019. Information on the ride is here if you are interested in joining.

2019 Ride to End Alzheimer's -...
03-11-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,367
Posted By rickrob

Wow, what a great collection of beautiful bikes!

Wow, what a great collection of beautiful bikes!
03-03-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,597
Posted By rickrob

My Step Dad's Le Champion. I think it's a 78'. ...

My Step Dad's Le Champion. I think it's a 78'. I did a complete breakdown and overhaul on it a couple of years ago. I rode it a few times, really nice bike.
It has Mavic GP4 tubulars on it now,...
03-02-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By rickrob

How to remove Campy Record pedal race?

I have a set of Record pedals, and one race is fairly pitted. I'd like to replace it but I don't know how to get the race out.

How can I remove the race? Do I need a special tool to remove it,...
03-02-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,277
Posted By rickrob

I didn't take them completely apart-- I followed...

I didn't take them completely apart-- I followed a YouTube video and removed the inner assembly from the outer lever and cleaned that. There is a tool that Shimano made for the spring, but I held...
03-01-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,277
Posted By rickrob

Agreed. The RX-100 (and RSX ) are serviceable and...

Agreed. The RX-100 (and RSX ) are serviceable and very similar in design. I think the 600 Ultegras are a similar design as well.

Instead of flushing with WD-40-- I disassemble the unit and clean...
02-25-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By rickrob

bump for price drop

bump for price drop
02-16-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rickrob

PM Sent

PM Sent
02-13-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By rickrob

I found one-- thanks for checking.

I found one-- thanks for checking.
02-13-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rickrob

I am out of town right now-- I'll be home on...

I am out of town right now-- I'll be home on Friday and can send some pics.
02-13-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By rickrob

I have a set of Shimano 600's - HB-6207, rear is...

I have a set of Shimano 600's - HB-6207, rear is 126mm threaded. No QR's
02-11-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By rickrob

OK, Thanks.

OK, Thanks.
02-11-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By rickrob

French-- I have the cups. It's a 68mm

French-- I have the cups. It's a 68mm
02-11-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By rickrob

ISO / WTB 114.5 mm Campy Nuovo record Spindle

Looking for a 114.5 mm spindle for 83' Nuovo Record cranks. For use with thick cups

Thanks
02-09-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By rickrob

Suntour Cyclone Derailleurs

Suntour Cyclone Front Derailleur, Rear Derailleur (RD-6200?) and Levers. Good shape, a few scuffs on the rear derailleur and the logo is worn off. Pulleys in great shape. A little wear on the inside...
02-09-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By rickrob

SR Signature Cranks, Cane Creek Levers

Cane Creek levers are sold.

SR Signature Cranks - 170mm 52/42. Good shape, some wear on chain rings. $30 shipped. PP F&F please.

...
01-31-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By rickrob

I passed on the crankset - Spiral out. :D

I passed on the crankset - Spiral out. :D
01-31-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By rickrob

PM sent

PM sent
01-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By rickrob

I buy all my spokes from childhood_dreams. I...

I buy all my spokes from childhood_dreams. I believe he uses Sapim exclusively. Every set I bought had Sapim decals included. He cuts to the nearest whole length, from 45mm to 309mm
01-13-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 145,268
Posted By rickrob

I just finished putting this bike together. It's...

I just finished putting this bike together. It's a 1995 Fuji Team. It now has Shimano 105 Cranks, Brakes, Derailluers (5500), RSX Brifters and Exage Hubs , and a Kinesis Aluminum fork. Built up new...
01-07-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,266
Posted By rickrob

I've posted this one a few times, but my first...

I've posted this one a few times, but my first total restoration was this 72' Super Course. It was co-worker's bike when he was a kid. He bought it new.

All the original components were either...
01-07-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,266
Posted By rickrob

This is the first bike I rebuilt -- an 88'...

This is the first bike I rebuilt -- an 88' Bridgestone RB3. I bought it for $80, mainly because the 49cm frame was my size.
I've had it for nine years, and this is it's current build with a...
01-07-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By rickrob

You can get a SunRace 13-28 7 speed with a Chrome...

You can get a SunRace 13-28 7 speed with a Chrome /Nickel /Zinc (I'm not sure which it is) Finish for $18 shipped on that auction site. I use them on a couple of my bikes.

Search on: SUNRACE...
01-02-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,829
Posted By rickrob

Tristar tubing :D

Tristar tubing :D
01-02-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,979
Posted By rickrob

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_1007_zpspyaif1vm_d680381611daa77a54a9c522377b208d60eeabb4.jpg
01-01-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By rickrob

I'm not sure, but I think that headbadge was used...

I'm not sure, but I think that headbadge was used from the late 60's to 1970. I'd guess that it's a 69'.
12-31-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 451
Posted By rickrob

I use a 7 speed SunRace MF-M3S freewheel with my...

I use a 7 speed SunRace MF-M3S freewheel with my Suntour VX GT rear derailleur and a KMC X8.99 chain. Shifting works really well with that setup, and it doesn't take much movement of the lever to...
12-31-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By rickrob

Glad the OP is OK and the bike too. I fell on my...

Glad the OP is OK and the bike too. I fell on my local bike trail this year-- My first crash. I was riding my Bridgestone and hit a wet curve at the bottom of a hill and the bike went out from under...
12-28-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,321
Posted By rickrob

Another solo rider here. I do ride in a few...

Another solo rider here. I do ride in a few organized centuries each year, and had a good time riding with some forum members on the Farmington Canal Trail in CT.
Most of my daily rides are...
12-26-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By rickrob

I'll watch for one on the CL listings around here.

I'll watch for one on the CL listings around here.
12-26-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By rickrob

I bought a light blue 49-50cm Jeunet here about...

I bought a light blue 49-50cm Jeunet here about six months ago. It was the only one I can recall seeing here in a couple of years. There’s a white one on eBay that looks like a 49-50cm but it looks...
12-21-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By rickrob

Excellent job! That's a really nice looking bike.

Excellent job! That's a really nice looking bike.
12-18-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,121
Posted By rickrob

Thanks-- I finished up the dishing tool. Built...

Thanks-- I finished up the dishing tool. Built the wheels last night, so now I can take a shot at truing them.
...
12-16-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 32,723
Posted By rickrob

That's a nice guitar, and it looks 100 percent...

That's a nice guitar, and it looks 100 percent original . Those old Kay pickups can sound pretty good. I always wanted one of these, but the prices were going up every time I looked. I made my own...
12-16-18, 07:03 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 32,723
Posted By rickrob

I think Old Kraftsman was the Speigel Catalog...

I think Old Kraftsman was the Speigel Catalog brand.
12-16-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,121
Posted By rickrob

I went with the DIY approach and built a stand...

I went with the DIY approach and built a stand from the plans in Roger Musson's book.

It sort of turned into a woodworking project... Made it from Birch and Walnut veneer. Making the dishing tool...
12-08-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By rickrob

So far, I have rides planned in June, August and...

So far, I have rides planned in June, August and September.

RIDE for Alzheimer's - Rye, NH - June 22
Steeplechase Bike Tour - Mansfield, CT - August 18
Maine Lighthouse Ride - South Portland, ME...
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