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11-19-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 52,139
Posted By jeirvine

It can also be confusing as many brands offer the...

It can also be confusing as many brands offer the same tire model in 700c and 27" (e.g. Panaracer Pasela).
11-17-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By jeirvine

Nice frame. Are the canti studs set for 700c or...

Nice frame. Are the canti studs set for 700c or 27" rims?
11-15-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By jeirvine

Here's a '74(?) that just popped up on ebay in...

Here's a '74(?) that just popped up on ebay in that swell metallic green, with yellow club w/WCS head decal. Not a bad price for original paint, ready to build.
...
11-15-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52,897
Views: 7,217,435
Posted By jeirvine

I'm seriously digging the spear of paint over...

I'm seriously digging the spear of paint over chrome. Very unique and very cool.
11-14-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,286
Posted By jeirvine

Current wisdom...

Current wisdom (https://janheine.wordpress.com/2019/01/03/myth-16-higher-tire-pressure-is-faster/) is that higher pressure feels faster, because you feel more of the road surface as you ride. But...
11-14-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By jeirvine

The amazing thing to me, having worked on dozens...

The amazing thing to me, having worked on dozens of different model Suntour RDs, is how very similar many of them are, yet how few parts they actually share in common. Mounting bolts and return...
11-13-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,291
Posted By jeirvine

'Twere me, I'd take a more helpful tone: ...

'Twere me, I'd take a more helpful tone:

"Nice clean bike! Looks to me like it's probably 1974 or later, since it has pedal reflectors, and the chainring lacks the additional braces between the...
11-13-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By jeirvine

The Suntour short cage RDs (Vx, Cyclone I, BL)...

The Suntour short cage RDs (Vx, Cyclone I, BL) shift great, but can't handle larger gears. A 2nd Gen Super Record can shift a 28t (with a little fussing), whereas the Suntours are rated for 24t, but...
11-12-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52,897
Views: 7,217,435
Posted By jeirvine

Nice Martano/Reord wheelset for you '70s Masi...

Nice Martano/Reord wheelset for you '70s Masi owners. $160 shipped:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/USED-Martano-700c-Tubular-Rims-w-Campagnolo-Record-Hubs-Wheelset-Road-Bike/372839255082
...
11-12-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,895
Posted By jeirvine

Thanks much. I rode it yesterday, before the big...

Thanks much. I rode it yesterday, before the big freeze rolled in, and noticed how great the orange looks in just about any light.

Interesting about the one-year yellow club detail. I am guessing...
11-11-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By jeirvine

I'll take it. That's a useful range.

I'll take it. That's a useful range.
11-10-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By jeirvine

Have you done these yourself? If so, would you do...

Have you done these yourself? If so, would you do a pair for $$
-J
11-08-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By jeirvine

Bump. Sold jerseys have all been shipped. Price...

Bump. Sold jerseys have all been shipped. Price nudged downwards on Castelli and Sugoi.
-J
11-07-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By jeirvine

I've bought two pairs of these Mavic Open Sup 28h...

I've bought two pairs of these Mavic Open Sup 28h rims from this seller, and they build up great. Not really vintage profile, but at least are silver, and don't look too bad on an older bike:...
11-05-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By jeirvine

That there is a cool gadget, and a very fine...

That there is a cool gadget, and a very fine bike. I would ditch the spacer and cut down the bolt, but if it works fine, then it would just be for aesthetics.
11-03-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By jeirvine

Sorry - I looked, and my spare sets are all...

Sorry - I looked, and my spare sets are all 172.5. PM if those would be of interest.
11-03-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,195
Posted By jeirvine

Franklin Frame in OH...

Franklin Frame in OH (https://www.franklinframe.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=3) has a local chromer who does quality bike work. Might be worth dropping Jack a line.
11-03-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,195
Posted By jeirvine

Galli made a very similar tapered roller BB: ...

Galli made a very similar tapered roller BB:
VeloBase.com - Component: Galli Criterium (roller bearing) (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=820e08ce-1dd3-4d4f-b991-14a8a66ae09b&Enum=119)...
11-03-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 156,609
Posted By jeirvine

I do, and can swap out your left cup for the same...

I do, and can swap out your left cup for the same in a "thick" cup, with the rifling. PM on the way.
11-02-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By jeirvine

Are the pulleys Suntour branded? If so, the small...

Are the pulleys Suntour branded? If so, the small washers shouldn't be there. If not, then maybe they were an attempt to make something else fit.
11-02-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,082
Posted By jeirvine

Can crapmasters be impeached?

Can crapmasters be impeached?
11-02-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By jeirvine

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/850x584/castelli1_a5347f1fb1fca00fe97366c62a69a99c48b6afd6.jpg...
11-02-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By jeirvine

Wool/Woolish Jerseys: Motobecane, Daccordi, Portland, etc

Going through my winter riding wardrobe, I found some nice jerseys I don’t find myself wearing, either for fit reasons, or that I now prefer 3-open pockets to a zipped pocket. Measurements are...
11-02-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,805
Posted By jeirvine

Agreed on all counts. I just picked up a Campy...

Agreed on all counts. I just picked up a Campy derailleur hanger adjuster, and like the peanut butter wrench, it's dead simple, well made, and works perfectly.
11-02-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By jeirvine

Cool. Mailed 'em this morning. -J

Cool. Mailed 'em this morning.
-J
11-01-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By jeirvine

Nice deal. I think those are first year, with the...

Nice deal. I think those are first year, with the lighter grey bodies. The longer curve with "O" hole lasted I think a couple years.
10-29-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 156,609
Posted By jeirvine

All you really need is to swap axles and spacers...

All you really need is to swap axles and spacers on the rear hub.
10-29-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,687
Posted By jeirvine

Cool idea. Rt 9 is less interesting than some of...

Cool idea. Rt 9 is less interesting than some of the smaller roads. My parents live in the area (Plainfield), and I ride there a few times a year. Something like this would be killer:
...
10-29-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By jeirvine

Thanks for that. I was unaware. -J

Thanks for that. I was unaware.
-J
10-29-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By jeirvine

I have most of those items in NR/SR. I can check...

I have most of those items in NR/SR. I can check tonight. What year is the frame?
10-28-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,889
Posted By jeirvine

Gus Salmon does a lot of recreations of bike...

Gus Salmon does a lot of recreations of bike graphics. He may already have something for your AD....
10-28-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By jeirvine

Just the short-cage Vx remains. Others are sold,...

Just the short-cage Vx remains. Others are sold, and will ship today.

Also, don't forget:
10-27-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By jeirvine

I have adjusters gratis for whoever buys these.

I have adjusters gratis for whoever buys these.
10-27-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By jeirvine

Nice. Where are you located?

Nice. Where are you located?
10-26-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By jeirvine

Cyclone GT's are available. Drop a line.

Cyclone GT's are available. Drop a line.
10-26-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By jeirvine

More Suntour Cyclone and VX RDs

All have been disassembled, cleaned, lubed, adjusted, and are ready to ride. Prices include shipping.

And if you have similar Cyclone, Vx, or BL derailleurs that are incomplete, broken, or in need...
10-26-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 156,609
Posted By jeirvine

I have a 49 and a 51 NR patent rings. Would...

I have a 49 and a 51 NR patent rings. Would either of those be of interest?
10-22-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 52,897
Views: 7,217,435
Posted By jeirvine

C-Record 2nd Gen RD for $50, OBO: ...

C-Record 2nd Gen RD for $50, OBO:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-Rear-Derailleur-Vintage/223716976296

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/yxkAAOSwPihdr1A1/s-l1600.jpg
10-22-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 418
Posted By jeirvine

Interesting timing for this thread. I used to buy...

Interesting timing for this thread. I used to buy a pair of the $7 Nashbar gloves every 2 years or so. I went there this week, and they don't have 'em any more.
10-20-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By jeirvine

Dual wire. Was pretty simple to wire up. The...

Dual wire. Was pretty simple to wire up. The standlight in the tail-light is really handy, and works great. This particular entry-level headlight is pretty basic - enough to be seen, but not enough...
10-20-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By jeirvine

What a fantastique build. You should send some...

What a fantastique build. You should send some pics to the Velo Orange guys. They would be tickled to see their stuff on such a cool old Singer.

How exactly did you mount the headlight on the VO...
10-20-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By jeirvine

Cool bike, and a cool adapter. Keep us posted as...

Cool bike, and a cool adapter. Keep us posted as you proceed.
10-20-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,703
Posted By jeirvine

Done. Glad to see it's back. Everybody should...

Done. Glad to see it's back. Everybody should chip in.
10-19-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By jeirvine

Speaking of Eddy, I am reading Freibe's "The...

Speaking of Eddy, I am reading Freibe's "The Cannibal" biography as we speak. I can't recommend it highly enough. It's not the first Merckx bio I've read, but it's hands down the best. He interviews...
10-19-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By jeirvine

I had the 35mm tires on hand (were too big for a...

I had the 35mm tires on hand (were too big for a previous build.) I may well go the fender route with maybe 28s, and I have VO fenders in stock. But I must say, the ride with the fat tires on lousy...
10-19-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By jeirvine

It's NOS Flexon tape, from probably the 60's. If...

It's NOS Flexon tape, from probably the 60's. If I remember correctly, I got it from #Donmarco (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Donmarco) when he was cleaning out his...
10-18-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By jeirvine

New Raleigh SBDU Subforum

Yahoo groups is shutting down, and the long standing group for owners of Raleigh SBDU bikes is going to disappear at the end of December.

I propose there be a dedicated sub-forum here for those...
10-18-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By jeirvine

With the added canti posts, it would be a perfect...

With the added canti posts, it would be a perfect candidate for a gravel bike. If the brakes can be adjusted to fit 700c rims, it would probably fit at least 32mm tires.
10-17-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By jeirvine

Sound like a mid-70's race bike would be more the...

Sound like a mid-70's race bike would be more the ticket: room for big tires, shorter wheelbase, slightly higher BB height. Maybe braze on some canti studs to make it more mud friendly. What am I...
10-17-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 823
Posted By jeirvine

[/left] That's what I just did with a 70's...

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That's what I just did with a 70's Motobecane (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185872-boc-motobecane-grand-record-city-bike-build.html). If you can get or build a 700c wheel...
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