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02-09-21, 11:14 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I built 2 sets of 650b zac19s. Pretty nice wheels...

I built 2 sets of 650b zac19s. Pretty nice wheels really.
02-09-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By 52telecaster

I can vouch for the grand touring being nice. I...

I can vouch for the grand touring being nice. I have a super touring I love....
02-09-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty man. Nice read.

Ty man. Nice read.
02-01-21, 01:01 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

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Late 70s motobecane super touring.
10-03-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By 52telecaster

I like it without.

I like it without.
10-02-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

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I led a night ride on it tonight and it was lovely. Plenty of give and...
10-02-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,814
Posted By 52telecaster

Awesome trip and beautiful bike.

Awesome trip and beautiful bike.
10-01-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

i always knew it was japanese. It does have some...

i always knew it was japanese. It does have some hallmarks of the raleigh line tho with the rear brake cable guides. Also the suntour mech is very nice. I took a spin again today and i am sure this...
09-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

Took a ride after putting a nicer set of wheels...

Took a ride after putting a nicer set of wheels and a triplizer. Excellent bike. I may do the full russell on this...
09-30-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6,896
Views: 641,504
Posted By 52telecaster

ive used several of the sanyo/Panasonic hubs in...

ive used several of the sanyo/Panasonic hubs in builds. Really excellent hubs fojr the money.
09-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

must be an 82. That would make sense with my...

must be an 82. That would make sense with my timeline.
09-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,266
Posted By 52telecaster

Suntour barcons and loaded panniers.

Suntour barcons and loaded panniers.
09-29-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

Btw, the stem isnt stuck either!

Btw, the stem isnt stuck either!
09-29-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

i think that was the first year, different decals...

i think that was the first year, different decals and high tensil frame. The next year seems to have gone to better frame material and subtler graphics. Or maybe the reverse but I am sure they werent...
09-29-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

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I was going to buy the bike for another set of barcons....
09-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

Some pics. Seat post isn't stuck! ...

Some pics. Seat post isn't stuck!
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26.8mm...
09-29-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By 52telecaster

grand tourings are much nicer but i was surprised...

grand tourings are much nicer but i was surprised how well moto bikes ride even when they are the low end ones.
09-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

looks like they went velo orange... very cool.

looks like they went velo orange... very cool.
09-28-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

I'll take more in the morning.

I'll take more in the morning.
09-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By 52telecaster

Long lost bike I wanted bitd... Raleigh touring 14

Long lost bike I wanted bitd...

I briefly worked at Illinois Cycle many years ago when i was broke and had a young family. While there I coveted a Raleigh Touring 14. It seemed like a ticket to...
09-27-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By 52telecaster

the spacer is to help with chain alignment. It...

the spacer is to help with chain alignment. It goes on whichever side of the sprocket works best.
09-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By 52telecaster

I pry it on with a screwdriver. It probably has a...

I pry it on with a screwdriver. It probably has a spacer as well.
09-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By 52telecaster

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with...

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with a basket back in to rideable shape for a friend. It sucks to ride but she was thrilled.
09-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By 52telecaster

My brother gave me a beacon 10 speed of his when...

My brother gave me a beacon 10 speed of his when i was in high school. I rode it everywhere. When i ran accross one at a yard sale i couldnt pull the trigger. All steel components and rims just dont...
09-22-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,864
Posted By 52telecaster

Please move this thread.

Please move this thread.
09-22-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 922
Posted By 52telecaster

i routinely ream seat tubes. .2 millimetres is...

i routinely ream seat tubes. .2 millimetres is nothing. If the outside diameter is 28.6, 27.2 is a cinch.
09-22-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,290
Posted By 52telecaster

I know the issue has been decided and i prefer...

I know the issue has been decided and i prefer suntour barcons but for future reference, dont discount the old shimano friction barends. Nice units if you find them.
07-06-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6,896
Views: 641,504
Posted By 52telecaster

Dual 1228 and 622. Actually i picked them up....

Dual 1228 and 622. Actually i picked them up. They were cheap of course!
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07-06-20, 04:48 AM
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Views: 53,591
Posted By 52telecaster

J.p. wiser triple barrel rye.

J.p. wiser triple barrel rye.
07-06-20, 04:46 AM
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Views: 4,750
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm 5'11" with a long torso. My first really nice...

I'm 5'11" with a long torso. My first really nice new bike was a 55 because the salesman thought I needed the standover clearance. It took me 10 years to figure out 58 was what i really needed. I...
07-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By 52telecaster

sorry, when the thread started i thought the bars...

sorry, when the thread started i thought the bars were in play, my bad. By the way there are many portuer and north road style bars in 23.8 diameter that accept barcons....
07-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By 52telecaster

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This pic is not about attachment but to show that 700c longboards will...
07-04-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By 52telecaster

Letours and travelers changed a lot over the...

Letours and travelers changed a lot over the years. Mid 80s the letour became an actual touring bike. By 88 it was a 700c sport bike.
07-02-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,387
Posted By 52telecaster

killer!

killer!
07-02-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,387
Posted By 52telecaster

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice,...

in my exp on 38s about 35 to 40 psi is real nice, but i weigh 200 lbs. I very often start higher.
07-02-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,387
Posted By 52telecaster

I have 3 bikes with 650b conversions. A 175,...

I have 3 bikes with 650b conversions. A 175, 172.5 and 170 crank on the respective bikes. I really dont notice pedal strike issues on any of them. The 175 is on a px10.
07-02-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,387
Posted By 52telecaster

they tension and true so well. I should use good...

they tension and true so well. I should use good rims more often....
07-01-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By 52telecaster

As previously noted, barcons are bar end shifters...

As previously noted, barcons are bar end shifters and shimano and campy made them too!
07-01-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By 52telecaster

the orange.

the orange.
07-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By 52telecaster

I want a full 531 frameset for 138 bucks!

I want a full 531 frameset for 138 bucks!
07-01-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By 52telecaster

it works for me but drives some folks crazy. Cant...

it works for me but drives some folks crazy. Cant wait to see your progress. That frameset color looks great.
06-30-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By 52telecaster

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Poor mans...
Forum: Touring
06-30-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By 52telecaster

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/ta-chainrings.php...

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/ta-chainrings.php#ultra130

Go down the list. Peter white has middle ring for 130mm triple in 38,39,40,41,42,43 and 44.
Forum: Touring
06-30-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By 52telecaster

You might consider going chain guard, 39, 24 on...

You might consider going chain guard, 39, 24 on your current crank. Ramp pins are available on t.a. brand chain rings in that size last i looked. If your cassette starts at 11 teeth a 39 is plenty...
06-30-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By 52telecaster

i do tend to obsess. My goal with the a23s was to...

i do tend to obsess. My goal with the a23s was to make the best set i could for my falcon. I am working with an erstwhile frame builder who is going to help me put canti mounts on the falcon. It has...
06-30-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,387
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set...

Excellent! And you inspired me. Built an a23 set in silver 32 hole.
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06-30-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,742
Posted By 52telecaster

its surprising how far it can be off and look ok....

its surprising how far it can be off and look ok. I wouldnt worry about tweaking your wheel. It can handle it.
06-30-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By 52telecaster

its temporary for sure but it may stay 650b.

its temporary for sure but it may stay 650b.
06-30-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By 52telecaster

always a good choice... barcons too.

always a good choice... barcons too.
06-30-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By 52telecaster

Commuting weight... px10

I got this totally unoriginal px10 a while back and have been tinkering with it. I also built some 32 hole velocity a23s up with an old dyno hub and tri color 126 rear hub. Just for the hell of it...
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