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06-26-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Jay.Money

Fantastic responses, all! Thank you! I think...

Fantastic responses, all! Thank you!

I think I may let the shoe be my deciding factor. I also donít race but would like to up my ride game. Iíll go shoe shopping and see what I find.
06-25-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Jay.Money

Ah, a perspective I hadnít considered! Thanks for...

Ah, a perspective I hadnít considered! Thanks for this.

Is there benefit to a road style pedal vs. a mtn bike style pedal?
06-25-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Jay.Money

Are these pedals safe?

Hi, Iím going to clipless pedals for my old Cannondale. Iíve got a set of old PD1056ís I was thinking of using, but also have newer mountain bike style pedals.

I donít have shoes, and would like...
05-31-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7,434
Views: 1,975,656
Posted By Jay.Money

Yup it is....

Yup it is....
05-31-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 144,947
Posted By Jay.Money

Itís a Portland Design Works rack. Yes, holds a...

Itís a Portland Design Works rack. Yes, holds a six pack perfectly. Comes with a waterproof roll top bag that clips in and holds a lock. I found it used locally....
05-29-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 144,947
Posted By Jay.Money

The derailleur looks a little higher in the...

The derailleur looks a little higher in the picture than in real life. Seems to work, but itís a big jump so I need to fiddle with it a bit.

Front rack is from Portland Design Works. I found it...
05-28-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 144,947
Posted By Jay.Money

Just finished my new city bike!

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05-28-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,434
Views: 1,975,656
Posted By Jay.Money

Just finished my new city bike!

After my ST400 got stolen, I built this up over the winter. Took me too long and need to work out a few bugs, but overall a fun test ride!

Miyata 610 had a bent fork, Aquila Strada Max had a...
04-14-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 168,550
Posted By Jay.Money

An Ď88 R800

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08-14-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Jay.Money

Went digging around in the work shop today. Came...

Went digging around in the work shop today. Came out with this. 80mm SR stem and SR Modolo Custom bars.

Feeling like this is the low cost solution, but itís in nice condition so Iíd prefer making...
08-12-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Jay.Money

Also, these pedals should have toe clips,...

Also, these pedals should have toe clips, right?https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5914afa2_aefc_4b6e_bb5f_beaae28083b0_6bb172d8d880d767d898c790b44cf7db6209ddc7.jpeg
08-12-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Jay.Money

You beat me to it! I did the catalogue research...

You beat me to it! I did the catalogue research this afternoon. It is an 89 R800.

Specs say say it came with Modolo Mach 3 stem and bar in grey. Any feel for whether Iíll be able to replace that...
08-12-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Jay.Money

Cannondale Rxxx Head set cracked and ugly stem

I picked up this Cídale on Friday which looks great except two things.

The headset cup (am I getting the name of this part correct?) is cracked. Head tube is fine. How urgently should I replace...
08-10-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,235
Posted By Jay.Money

Ok if itís a work in progress? Miyata 610 with a...

Ok if itís a work in progress? Miyata 610 with a broken fork meets Aquila Strada Max with a broken frame.
...
08-10-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 144,947
Posted By Jay.Money

This Miyata 610 Franken Gravel....

This Miyata 610 Franken Gravel. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/9be55bda_8a13_4534_9251_de239f945a2b_646287afbd2ffb729c556dab64a7a0184871401d.jpeg
08-10-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 168,550
Posted By Jay.Money

Just picked this up! Seems to be original except...

Just picked this up! Seems to be original except for the bar, stem (and adapter) and seat. Very nice condition overall and shifted nicely on the short ride home. A little tune and...
08-09-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Jay.Money

Or is this a stupid question? 😀

Or is this a stupid question? 😀
08-09-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Jay.Money

I suggest a used touring bike with drops. I find...

I suggest a used touring bike with drops. I find them to be versatile, comfortable and strong.

Make sure everything works well on the bike. I hate riding a bike that makes noise, doesnít shift...
08-09-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Jay.Money

MTB fork - 29 on a 27.5?

Ive got a MTB that Iíd like to upgrade the fork on. Iím cheap so want a used fork and the bike has a straight steerer. It seems those conditions are making it challenging to find a suitable air fork....
07-26-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

Thanks for the feedback. While I am fairly...

Thanks for the feedback.

While I am fairly new to MTB, I have spent most of my life on two wheeled machines. BMX, dirt motorcycles, mountain bikes in the late 80s, road motorcycles, road bicycles,...
07-23-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Jay.Money

Ok. I like this simple solution. Thanks all.

Ok. I like this simple solution. Thanks all.
07-23-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Jay.Money

Yep, both sets of hubs are 105. So if...

Yep, both sets of hubs are 105.

So if spacing stays 9spd, do I just adjust so the 9th spd doesnít go anywhere (so to speak)?
07-23-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Jay.Money

I like that idea. Only problem I see is the...

I like that idea. Only problem I see is the smallest cog is knurled so it grips the fastening ring. Also, then I need an 8 spd shifter?

Can I just go to an 8spd cassette? I think itís the same...
07-23-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Jay.Money

Iím the new guy - figured out 9apd doesnít work on a 7spd wheel.

Iím building my first bike. Had an 80s Miyata 610 with a busted fork (donor frame) and a 90s Aquila road bike with a cracked frame (donor wheels and components) that Iím building in to a gravel...
07-18-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

Specialer than road bike tools? Iíve got a bunch...

Specialer than road bike tools? Iíve got a bunch of those.
07-18-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,577
Posted By Jay.Money

K, perhaps Iím not the quickest guy out there (in...

K, perhaps Iím not the quickest guy out there (in many different ways) but I am finding it hard to get my hands on 46 & 34 tooth chain rings. Iíve got an older 105 crank (130mm) and I canít find the...
07-18-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

Yeah, for sure. Iíll take my time but want to...

Yeah, for sure. Iíll take my time but want to know if the frame is worth any investment at all. Build quality looks good, but I donít know anything about it really. Also geometry is a mystery to me.
07-18-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

Iíd do the work myself unless mtbís needs special...

Iíd do the work myself unless mtbís needs special tools...

thanks for the feedback. I found a set of lightly used Nobby Nicís for a good price.
07-17-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

Tell me more about 2x or 1x8 conversions (we can...

Tell me more about 2x or 1x8 conversions (we can go dm if that's easier).

Also, what about the 26" shock? Would I need to change wheels to 26"?

I want to keep the costs low on this bike, but...
07-17-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

K, good info. Will update to cartridge. ...

K, good info. Will update to cartridge.

Further question, should the spindle length match the 105 length or the length of the original spindle (non cartridge)? Iím not sure that theyíre...
07-17-18, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

original fits but is an old style (not sealed...

original fits but is an old style (not sealed bearing). I was going to install the newer one (along with the rest of the 105 group it came from) and realized the newer one didnít fit.

Question is:...
07-17-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

Hey, I didnít name them cups... Whoís in charge...

Hey, I didnít name them cups... Whoís in charge of bike part nomenclature?
07-17-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

ummmm.... I'm new at this. 😁 Is...

ummmm....

I'm new at this. 😁

Is threaded. Too big in circumference for sure. Didnít measure width.
07-17-18, 04:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

Cups are too big.

Cups are too big.
07-16-18, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By Jay.Money

New sealed BB or rebuild old one?

Hi, Iím tinkering with building a gravel bike out of an old Miyata 610 with a 90s era 105 group. The bottom bracket doesnít fit the frame but the 105 cranks are square taper, as is the original BB. ...
07-16-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

That isnít lost on me. I have $0 invested...

That isnít lost on me.


I have $0 invested so far. If used forks cost me $200, tires $100, derailleur and cassette $100, do I have a $400 bike or less than that?
07-16-18, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By Jay.Money

New to MTB, got a Cídale Catalyst

Hi, I usually lurk in the C&V and Gravel Bike forums but have a ďfriendĒ that is trying to get me in to MTB. He gave me his old bike which is a Cannondale Catalyst (1, I think).

Iíve been out for...
07-14-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By Jay.Money

Iím doing the same thing through the marriage of...

Iím doing the same thing through the marriage of a Miyata 610 and an Aquila road bike... Going used parts as much as possible.
06-26-18, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Jay.Money

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

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Yes, building the blue frame (Miyata 610) with...
06-25-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Jay.Money

And by ďindex with all the usual shifterĒ, does...

And by ďindex with all the usual shifterĒ, does that put brifters in play? Or index levers only?

Pardon the stupid questions, my first build...
06-25-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Jay.Money

How do I remove the headset?

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Looks like friction fit (if thatís the correct...
06-25-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Jay.Money

Bam! I like your answer and confidence.

Bam! I like your answer and confidence.
06-24-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By Jay.Money

How do I identify which series mech I have?

Iím building up a gravel bike using an old Miyata 610 and 105 components from a newer (but still old) road bike.

Deraillers are indexed and Iíd like to figure out which bar end shifters or even...
06-11-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Jay.Money

Toronto inner city rides

Anyone have any suggestions for 30ish km rides in Toronto? I live in the city (mid town) and would like to avoid heavy traffic if possible.
06-01-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,066
Posted By Jay.Money

Jamis Quest

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05-28-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13,507
Views: 2,711,256
Posted By Jay.Money

Saved from the alley.

Early 90s Aquila Strada Max.
05-28-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Jay.Money

Pics

Maybe the welds are big...

Iíve never seen a seat post like that....
05-28-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Jay.Money

Aluminum, yes. Big welds, not so much. ...

Aluminum, yes.

Big welds, not so much. Looks pretty smooth through the joints to me.
05-28-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Jay.Money

It's a pain to post pics here isn't it? I'll give...

It's a pain to post pics here isn't it? I'll give it a shot tonight...
05-28-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Jay.Money

A Neighbour Gave Me...

An Aquila Strada Max the other day. It looks to be an early '90s era bike. Full 105 with Wolber GTX2 wheels, Modolo Sakae Ergo bars. OK condition, but looks like it's spent some time outside. Nothing...
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