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09-19-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By dedhed

In their mind it does or they wouldn't be asking

In their mind it does or they wouldn't be asking
09-19-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By dedhed

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?

To make a bike that doesn't fit, fit?
09-19-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 669
Posted By dedhed

2 - cast iron grates for a weber platinum gas...

2 - cast iron grates for a weber platinum gas grill roadside shopping.
09-18-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By dedhed

Like this. ...

Like this.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x449/capri_4a712bff97d0bdfa9ad519f5f5669648c987de34.jpg
09-18-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

70mm English threaded BB are not unheard of in...

70mm English threaded BB are not unheard of in 80's Asian built frames.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/873211-oddly-sized-bb-70mm-english-thread.html
...
09-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,866
Posted By dedhed

You have to be ready to pounce on deals and have...

You have to be ready to pounce on deals and have cash in hand. I bought my Radonee tourer for $600 REI "scratch & dent" as the rear wheel was replaced and mismatched to the front. Wasn't looking for...
09-18-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By dedhed

New 7 speed shifters are readily available. Well...

New 7 speed shifters are readily available. Well as available as stuff is during COVID
...
09-18-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

It is most likely BSA threaded but as the OP...

It is most likely BSA threaded but as the OP quotes "Mt. Bike" it may be a 73mm shell width.
As most cartridge BB are symmetrical, they will require a longer spindle than just measuring the existing...
09-18-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

Just one more question. How do you measure the...

Just one more question. How do you measure the shell length? Is that measured on the frame with all BB parts removed?

It is the width of the frame where the BB goes in. You don't necessarily need...
09-17-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 406
Posted By dedhed

YOu're going to want to know the type threading...

YOu're going to want to know the type threading you have in your BB shell as well as the shell width. AS you pulled out the spindle already did you pay attention to which end is which?
They are not...
09-17-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk

https://youtu.be/1pYrK7DOkCk
09-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,866
Posted By dedhed

Some of us started adult life when there was no...

Some of us started adult life when there was no such thing as "nominal interest charges" that has shaped our use of credit. My first mortgage was at 12.5% currently I'm at 3.375%. Huge difference....
09-17-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By dedhed

Better off asking IN Clasic & Vintage or asking...

Better off asking IN Clasic & Vintage or asking mods to move this there.
09-17-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By dedhed

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow...

Would and have, both on my hybrid bike and plow truck. Personal choices of function or value over form.
09-16-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By dedhed

Some Vintage Brake Parts from Yellow Jersey...

Some Vintage Brake Parts from Yellow Jersey Raleigh Modolo DiaCompe Zeus Campagnolo Mafac (http://www.yellowjersey.org/vinbrake.html)
09-16-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

My early Trek 970 made of Tru Temper AT seatpost...

My early Trek 970 made of Tru Temper AT seatpost measures 26.6mm
09-16-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By dedhed

My guess is when the last one was installed they...

My guess is when the last one was installed they didn't have a chain tool and installed as received rather than optimizing the length.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-length-sizing
09-16-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By dedhed

6-7-8 speed chain will be fine. Get one with a...

6-7-8 speed chain will be fine. Get one with a master link, still need a chain tool to shorten it as new chains are normally too long to fit numerous bike geometries.

Look into chain sizing like...
09-16-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By dedhed

Original owner? Original wheels? A few years old?...

Original owner? Original wheels? A few years old? See if Giant will warranty them, what do you have to lose?
09-16-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By dedhed

https://custom-junkies.com/sunrace-cotterless-thom...

https://custom-junkies.com/sunrace-cotterless-thompson-press-fit-bottom-bracket-axle-length-127mm-35-38-40-mm

https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/thun/
09-16-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

But does it say something like Tange, Ishiwata,...

But does it say something like Tange, Ishiwata, Tru Temper with a designation of tube name? With that information you can find out what the ID of the tube would be.
The Bicycle Info Project :: True...
09-16-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By dedhed

I keep my stock of balls in a pill bottle. open...

I keep my stock of balls in a pill bottle. open the bottle, put the required amount in the cap of the bottle, dab my finger in the marine bearing grease, touch a ball with my greased finger, it...
09-16-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/97787...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/977874-thompson-bottom-bracket-replacement.html



https://youtu.be/U3NFZ_zD5as
09-16-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

Does the frame have a tubing type decal on it?...

Does the frame have a tubing type decal on it? Aluminium or steel?
09-15-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

The way I read your post is you want to install a...

The way I read your post is you want to install a 26mm seatpost in a 27.something seat tube. Meaning the frame tube is larger than the seatpost you want to install.
09-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By dedhed

You slot the post in a number of spots and need...

You slot the post in a number of spots and need to get a prying tool to peel them away from the seat tube so the post comes out in pieces. .
09-15-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

Short answer - No. Considering seat post...

Short answer - No.

Considering seat post sizes differ by 0.2mm That is a way big jump without a shim.

https://www.modernbike.com/seatpost-shims
09-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By dedhed

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.

Properly assembled that just cannot happen.
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By dedhed

Well if you want to buy a container full they're...

Well if you want to buy a container full they're pretty cheap.

https://jap-express.com/japan-automotive-and-parts-express/bicycle-exports
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By dedhed

http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_%...

http://www.trfindley.com/Pg_Later_Schwinn_serial_%20numbers.htm


https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals...
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/


And location matters
09-13-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,200
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164302-50-ways-remove-stuck-seatpost.html
09-13-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By dedhed

And it's possible to have an 11s cassette on a...

And it's possible to have an 11s cassette on a 8-10 hub.
https://www.lascoconcept.com/en/11s-cassette/
09-12-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185586...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185586-freewheel-vise.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1170340-suntour-perfect-freewheel-cog-deconstruction-help.html
09-11-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By dedhed

Twist grip shifter? Cheap twist grip shifters are...

Twist grip shifter? Cheap twist grip shifters are notorious for hard, poor operation and early replacement.
My advice - up your budget for a better bike without them
09-11-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By dedhed

See above clarification. Strictly Shimano...

See above clarification. Strictly Shimano components.
09-11-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By dedhed

https://problemsolversbike.com/products/brakes/tra...

https://problemsolversbike.com/products/brakes/travel_agents_-_6416
09-11-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By dedhed

https://www.vartools.com/en/46mm-reaming-facing-cu...

https://www.vartools.com/en/46mm-reaming-facing-cutter-for-press-fit-30-var-p989.php
09-11-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By dedhed

The cages have no bearing (pun intended) on the...

The cages have no bearing (pun intended) on the friction beyond the little they touch the balls. They have no contact with the cup or cone. It's a headset, when moving it turns what? 1/8 turn max?...
09-10-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1020257...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1020257-uniglide-cassette-cog-reversal-who-has-done.html
...
09-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By dedhed

See reviews on this one. ...

See reviews on this one.

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/gear-spares/replacement-derailleur-hanger-dropout-117-for-santana/?geoc=US
09-09-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/c/1537086257

https://www.ebay.com/c/1537086257
09-09-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By dedhed

It's about correct (or close enough) chainline...

It's about correct (or close enough) chainline the crank & drive train are designed for, as well as chain ring clearance on the frame. All are based off the center line of the bike not the edge....
09-09-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By dedhed

Shouldn't. Of course that's assume the BB in...

Shouldn't. Of course that's assume the BB in there was correct for the crank. BB length is based on the crank not the bike.
09-08-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By dedhed

Just as importantly know which version of...

Just as importantly know which version of octatlink you have.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shimano_Octalink_V1_and_V2.jpg
09-08-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 801
Posted By dedhed

He'd need a heavier duty one than 4000#. Maybe...

He'd need a heavier duty one than 4000#. Maybe this one at 7500#.

https://www.curtmfg.com/part/45810
09-08-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By dedhed

Bigger picture showing complete routing back...

Bigger picture showing complete routing back there? What do existing braze on stops look like? Might have added it due to rear rack/pannier.
09-08-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By dedhed

New pads is almost a requirement for those 30...

New pads is almost a requirement for those 30 year old hardened bricks.
Usual recommendation is for Kool Stops and vintage side pull Continentals or Eagle if there is room in the fork.

Kool Stop...
09-08-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1165266-dorado-1000-any-info.html
09-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By dedhed

They're your basic low-mid level Japanese boom...

They're your basic low-mid level Japanese boom bike. Not crap, not high end.
Most I've seen were made with lower level Tange tubing like #5...
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