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Old 11-02-19, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by merziac View Post
That is a vey short list of brakes, especially with that kind of reach which is likely the reason why.

Even the Paramounts have these albeit a little thicker and better quality I think being "Schwinn built".

Some remarked about the "crappy Raleigh like stamped steel brakes" when I got the 58 but I think they are pretty cool, actually work just fine despite the crappy pads, are 100% original and in very good condition. I have some alloy Weinmann "Schwinn Approved" alloy calipers that were an upgrade but like the look of the chrome steel ones better.

Also not sure the long reach alloy's would stop any better, they always seemed very flexy as well.



Maybe all I really need are decent replacement pads.

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Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
Maybe all I really need are decent replacement pads.

I would certainly try that first. The alloy Weinmann's are fairly easy to come by and usually cheap enough so not a big gamble $$$ wise. They spanned a long time and I think were largely unchanged for the whole run just not sure when they started. They came on a lot of Schwinn's and many others but might be hard to find the super long reach ones.
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Originally Posted by Stevensb View Post
Would prefer black but can work with silver finish as well. Also need same vintage Dura Ace headset for English frame.


Have lots to trade - Campy or Zeus. Pictures taken from 'net.



Duraace by BJ Stevens, on Flickr


Duraace by BJ Stevens, on Flickr

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Brad I have a single front caliper in BLACK and it's complete. I MIGHT have shift levers but cannot promise. PM me
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Wanted: Long reach Suntour Cyclone or other high end long reach side pull Japanese brakes, that are not Shimano, (not that there's anything wrong with them)`
To trade: Short reach Suntour Cyclone calipers,Mint Shimano 620x, 6400(tri color, long and short reach)` calipers. various Campy NR & SR parts.

Can trade whole brake sets if you prefer rather than calipers.
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@USAZorro, I find the old Raleigh steel side-pulls to be just fine. Have you tried them?
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
@USAZorro, I find the old Raleigh steel side-pulls to be just fine. Have you tried them?
Tom,

That's what's on there now. I know the pads are an issue, but I've also looked down at the front calipers while braking (and while simulating a hard brake while pushing the bike forward). The flex is disconcerting, but I think I'm going to try going with new pads first. Any recommendations? Is here something that's fresh, black, has a good bit of surface area and doesn't look like it crash landed in 2003?
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ISO BOTTOM BRACKET CUP
I have two mis-matched Campy bottom bracket cups - one from a standard BB and one from a lightweight BB. They were used on a bike and apparently worked fine together, but Id like to have a matched set. If anyone has a corresponding match for either one of these cups, let me know. Thanks!



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Originally Posted by ddeand View Post
ISO BOTTOM BRACKET CUP
I have two mis-matched Campy bottom bracket cups - one from a standard BB and one from a lightweight BB. They were used on a bike and apparently worked fine together, but Id like to have a matched set. If anyone has a corresponding match for either one of these cups, let me know. Thanks!



Is there an easy way to tell the difference between the lightweight and not? I have an orphan adjustable cup that's 1.370"x24 tpi, but it might be just the same as the one you've already got:
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Originally Posted by ddeand View Post
ISO BOTTOM BRACKET CUP
I have two mis-matched Campy bottom bracket cups - one from a standard BB and one from a lightweight BB. They were used on a bike and apparently worked fine together, but Id like to have a matched set. If anyone has a corresponding match for either one of these cups, let me know. Thanks!



Originally Posted by AeroGut View Post
Is there an easy way to tell the difference between the lightweight and not? I have an orphan adjustable cup that's 1.370"x24 tpi, but it might be just the same as the one you've already got:
The difference is not "lightweight" versus "standard," but Record versus Nuovo Record. The thinner, unrifled cups are Record cups; the thicker, rifled cups are Nuovo Record. @AeroGut's cup appears to be a Nuovo Record cup. The rifling on the Nuovo Record cups is intended to prevernt contamination from entering the bottom bracket.

N.B. Record bottom bracket spindles are different from Nuovo Record spindles to account for the difference in cup thickness. Once you have matching cups, you need to be sure you have the proper spindle for the cups you have.
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Originally Posted by ddeand View Post
ISO BOTTOM BRACKET CUP
I have two mis-matched Campy bottom bracket cups - one from a standard BB and one from a lightweight BB. They were used on a bike and apparently worked fine together, but Id like to have a matched set. If anyone has a corresponding match for either one of these cups, let me know. Thanks!



I do, and can swap out your left cup for the same in a "thick" cup, with the rifling. PM on the way.
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Thanks to those who offered advice and help with my bottom bracket quest. I’ve got a match! I love this place!
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Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
Tom,

That's what's on there now. I know the pads are an issue, but I've also looked down at the front calipers while braking (and while simulating a hard brake while pushing the bike forward). The flex is disconcerting, but I think I'm going to try going with new pads first. Any recommendations? Is here something that's fresh, black, has a good bit of surface area and doesn't look like it crash landed in 2003?
Gee, I don't know. Maybe there were good lots and bad ones? Make sure the center bolt is tight enough, though you have to leave a small amount of play. I can't explain why mine work so well. Maybe my hands are stronger? I doubt it.
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That is the classic Rossin paint scheme! Rossin seems to be one of the few brands that still command a decent price on eBay.
4 years ago you could not give a Rossin away. I won a hex tubed Rossin frame for under 175. Now, they cost.
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Brad I have a single front caliper in BLACK and it's complete. I MIGHT have shift levers but cannot promise. PM me
Found the shifters, now too. Will PM you Brad
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Wanted: Long reach Suntour Cyclone or other high end side pulls...
What's the exact reach you need for both front and rear? Longer than 57mm?
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What's the exact reach you need for both front and rear? Longer than 57mm?
No, It's a normal long reach. 1973 Teledyne Titan. I have a set of 1st Gen DA that are completely appropriate, but I don't like the QRs. This is about build choices not function per se.

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ISO upright City or Touring handlebars and brake levers in Boston Area

My daughter now wants upright bars (but not flat MTB style) on the Nishiki I built up for her.

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ISO upright City or Touring handlebars and brake levers in Boston Area

My daughter now wants upright bars (but not flat MTB style) on the Nishiki I built up for her.

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Joe, I'm in the Boston area and have a new set of V-O Porteur bars and, I believe, a set of Weinmann/DiaCompe levers to fit. Will your daughter do the conversion work herself or is she looking for someone to do that, too?
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ISO upright City or Touring handlebars and brake levers in Boston Area

My daughter now wants upright bars (but not flat MTB style) on the Nishiki I built up for her.

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Has she considered a set of those Tektro (or other brand) "interrupter" levers for the riding on the tops of the bars? Y'know the sort of 21st-Century answer to "turkey" levers, the difference being they actually WORK and are safe.
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Has she considered a set of those Tektro (or other brand) "interrupter" levers for the riding on the tops of the bars? Y'know the sort of 21st-Century answer to "turkey" levers, the difference being they actually WORK and are safe.
and I have at least 2 sets of those just taking up space.
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ISO: 47cm lugged frame for front parts

I'm thinking of doing a head tube "section" with about 4" of TT and DT attached.

Bike hit the overhead garage. Not my bike.

Also thinking of repairs to include couplers for travel. Thoughts welcome.
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ISO: 50cm Y-Foil (road)

Functional frame/fork.
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Has she considered a set of those Tektro (or other brand) "interrupter" levers for the riding on the tops of the bars? Y'know the sort of 21st-Century answer to "turkey" levers, the difference being they actually WORK and are safe.
I believe the issue is the handlebar not the brakes - but thanks for the idea
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Joe, I'm in the Boston area and have a new set of V-O Porteur bars and, I believe, a set of Weinmann/DiaCompe levers to fit. Will your daughter do the conversion work herself or is she looking for someone to do that, too?
Thanks for the offer - let me check with her on the bars - I'm guessing she is looking for something with a bit more rise.

As far as the work goes, she will need to go the LBS (Cambridge) because she apparently didn't inherit the tinkering gene.
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Thanks for the offer - let me check with her on the bars - I'm guessing she is looking for something with a bit more rise.

As far as the work goes, she will need to go the LBS (Cambridge) because she apparently didn't inherit the tinkering gene.
She might want to pay a visit to Broadway Bikes in Cambridge: broadwaybicycleschool.com

They should have what she needs.
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