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08-02-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,129
Posted By squirtdad

Personally I like steel and think the combo of a...

Personally I like steel and think the combo of a nice steel high end frame and modern gear super nice.

I will have to admit to kinda fascinated at the cerevelo caledonia....which in 105 is $3200...
07-31-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 657
Posted By squirtdad

total bike weight bike weight is overrated so a...

total bike weight bike weight is overrated so a large degree. sure difference between 30 and 20 is noticable but 22 and 20??

any way I can fit a 30mm corsa control tubular in my 85 team...
07-30-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By squirtdad

I should of thought of that :) well done

I should of thought of that :) well done
07-30-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By squirtdad

I had an 89 1400 that I bought new and took good...

I had an 89 1400 that I bought new and took good care of.....loved that bike. It like, many of them, developed the crack at the internal cable routing, so I would really get pics of those areas...
07-30-21, 05:15 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

just to note that over time it will dry up in the...

just to note that over time it will dry up in the little pouch..... but I have had good luck with caffelatex in both tubies and clinchers..... but to am pretty sure so far it is only the clinchers...
07-30-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,376
Posted By squirtdad

Big Big is simple: Size your chain so that you...

Big Big is simple: Size your chain so that you can run Big Big, even though you never plan too. Otherwise, if you shift into that combo (even if you don't ever plan to, Murphy's law applies) ...
07-30-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By squirtdad

i just put a un300 in.....it sure seems to be an...

i just put a un300 in.....it sure seems to be an improvement over the un25.... works great
07-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,286
Posted By squirtdad

I am not sure if i am happy or sad that it it too...

I am not sure if i am happy or sad that it it too big...... I keep telling myself I don't need a pretty paramount, but this one is very cool

this would be a perfect Cino ride
07-28-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By squirtdad

I think your are really over complicating the...

I think your are really over complicating the derialler thing, but with some interesting thinking

there is clearly no demand for super derailleur or there would be one. Bike companies market...
07-28-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By squirtdad

It would be way simpler, more functional and...

It would be way simpler, more functional and less kludgy to simple replace the shifter/brake lever combo with one for hydraulic brakes they are like $18 each for Altus Shimano Altus ST-EF505-8R...
07-28-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By squirtdad

looking at the specs and especially at the ...

looking at the specs and especially at the spacer needed for 11 speed, I would say yes, but have not personally done it.

going 1x ???? (specs note 11-42 is 1x only)
07-27-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,376
Posted By squirtdad

IME when I hit a big/big combo with too short a...

IME when I hit a big/big combo with too short a chain (which I new was too short....famous "I'll be careful until if fix it" I stopped pretty much dead in my tracks. I fortunately was going very...
07-26-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,009
Posted By squirtdad

for those that want to roll their own, but...

for those that want to roll their own, but modern jersey, I had good luck with Owayo.com. there are printed in Germany, so it might be tight on ordering (mine is having a fun homage to my...
07-26-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,376
Posted By squirtdad

benefit to small/small sizing is you get max...

benefit to small/small sizing is you get max amount of chain, so fewer issues if the big/big is a bit tight......I know from personal experience (fall and go boom....but at least is was slow and only...
07-26-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,376
Posted By squirtdad

you really need to get the GS (longer cage) ...

you really need to get the GS (longer cage)

your math is incorrect chain wrap (capacity) is Diffference of smallest largest rear + difference high low front

in this case capacity...
07-26-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By squirtdad

Is running a wired tire part of the issue? ...

Is running a wired tire part of the issue? IIRC wired were designed for older style rims (I got paselas wire for my 78 Semi pro)

Personally I don't plan on going tubeless, and as long as they...
07-25-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By squirtdad

Wow, sounds like fun..... but if a success...

Wow, sounds like fun..... but if a success please do again, as I can't make it :) will be starting my drive to Montana to visits family and die on 9 mile hill doing the Cino

would there be any...
07-24-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By squirtdad

the squeeze handle is a new one for me....will...

the squeeze handle is a new one for me....will try that and see if I can find my favorite freeze off
07-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By squirtdad

tricks to get early Shimano cassette un threaded?

I have an early durace 6 speed UG cassette where you need to unscrew the small cog using the double chainwhip approach.

The cog is on TIGHT I used some PB blaster on it

any ideas?...
07-24-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,160
Posted By squirtdad

I think for your set up and stated needs the...

I think for your set up and stated needs the triple like you have is pretty perfect. if it were me and thinking about double in future....I would go compact crank and jump to 11 speed, but is...
07-23-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,160
Posted By squirtdad

my experience had a ultegra 9 speed triple...

my experience

had a ultegra 9 speed triple on my miyata 1400..... worked well but the front triple with indexing was super fidgety upgrade to 5800 105 11speed with 11-32 (you can get 11-34...
07-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,009
Posted By squirtdad

Considering it is Cino, it should probably be...

Considering it is Cino, it should probably be Grappa :) also gluten free
07-23-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By squirtdad

I stand corrected 84 it is ...

I stand corrected 84 it is http://vintage-centurion.com/literature/catalogs/1984_Centurion_Catalog.pdf
07-23-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By squirtdad

based on the on the suntour symmetric shifter ...

based on the on the suntour symmetric shifter and lemans 12 best guess on this bike is 1983

all the components and the suicide levers point to around that time
07-23-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By squirtdad

Centurion Lemans 12 - $176 (Bremerton)Tall and a...

Centurion Lemans 12 - $176 (Bremerton)Tall and a bit of a drive, and will need fair amount of tlc

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/bremerton-centurion-lemans-12/7346884446.html
...
07-22-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,009
Posted By squirtdad

Well the most important part of prep is done....I...

Well the most important part of prep is done....I got my custom jersey (https://www.owayo.com/) that has my bike forum name and a tribute to my Montana Home town on it

so that leaves, rebuiild...
07-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By squirtdad

matches my experience

matches my experience
07-22-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By squirtdad

I have the same hubs on 2 wheelset. What i find...

I have the same hubs on 2 wheelset. What i find is that i have to adjust them so that the feel is tighter when hand twisting the axle than what i would do for the classic cone and hub bearing. ...
07-21-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By squirtdad

penetrating oil (check out freeze off is is...

penetrating oil (check out freeze off is is penetrating oil and makes it super cold), more leverage, and I really like to tap firmly on the breaker bar with a hammer to try to shock it loose a...
07-21-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 636
Posted By squirtdad

i resemble that

i resemble that
07-21-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 636
Posted By squirtdad

Under stand sentimental value. Will you ever...

Under stand sentimental value. Will you ever ride this bike....even for utility and errands? (personally I like that idea ;) ) if so put some slicks on it, ride and remember it glory trail...
07-21-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 518
Posted By squirtdad

I carry a tube and a patch kit.... i have had to...

I carry a tube and a patch kit.... i have had to use both on the same ride, not often, but it has happened. I like the rema kits.....imho best quality. I write the date i bought the kit on...
07-20-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By squirtdad

centurion accordo $220 ...

centurion accordo $220
...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-20-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By squirtdad

also to consider is that disk with QR is not...

also to consider is that disk with QR is not considered optimum. Current disc technology is the the thru axle design
07-20-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By squirtdad

i have used these before and they are a great...

i have used these before and they are a great solution, better than what I cobbled together from plumbing parts at ACE

I would be interested, even though I have no immediate need (typical just in...
07-19-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 241
Posted By squirtdad

no on wd 40, penetrating oil good luck

no on wd 40, penetrating oil good luck
07-19-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,235
Posted By squirtdad

have two (although there may have been an aero...

have two (although there may have been an aero model higher these are the real top of the line)

84 Team miyata...
07-19-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By squirtdad

i will also note I have measured the tiers the...

i will also note I have measured the tiers the gp5000 measured at 28 on open pro rims, the corsa control measured 30mm on mavic reflex and the pananracer measured 28 on ma40 rims
07-18-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By squirtdad

What year team miyata? I have an 84 and an...

What year team miyata?

I have an 84 and an 85

the 84 easily takes panaracer gravel kings in 28
the 84 easily takes conti gp5000 in 28 and vittoria corsa control tubular in 30mm

not sure...
07-18-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By squirtdad

Are you using sealant? I had core get mucked up...

Are you using sealant? I had core get mucked up with sealant.....I just treat them as an expendable and replace
07-16-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By squirtdad

great info...thanks i did find a 32 NOS so...

great info...thanks i did find a 32 NOS so have that on the way, but would still be interested in a complete setup
07-16-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By squirtdad

6 speed would match the 6 speed EX durace it has

6 speed would match the 6 speed EX durace it has
07-16-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By squirtdad

like the bottle cap rear mirror

like the bottle cap rear mirror
07-15-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,438
Posted By squirtdad

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. ...

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. please don't wake the zombies
07-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By squirtdad

WTB uniglide cassette 13-32

hen's teeth time

WTB uniglide cassette 13-32

thanks all
07-15-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By squirtdad

Probably best advice so far..... don't be stupid ...

Probably best advice so far..... don't be stupid :) thanks all
07-15-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By squirtdad

ok oft to WTB and ebay thanks :)

ok oft to WTB and ebay thanks :)
07-15-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By squirtdad

lol that is what I thought....except the ma40's...

lol that is what I thought....except the ma40's are built on a early shimano cassette (ultra glide) so as best i can tell I am limited to the 28 and am just going to workout harder..... the idea...
07-15-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By squirtdad

thanks Already have the built 330 wheels (like...

thanks Already have the built 330 wheels (like new wheelsmith build so quality build at least) so as much as I would love them to GP4 no luck (my clincher wheelset is ma40 so that should be pretty...
07-15-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By squirtdad

mavic gell330 tubular rim strength

hi,
Any experience thoughts on durabllity strength of mavic gel 330 tubular rims.

Or if you were a 240 pound rider would you ride these with 27mm tires with a 32 spoke build on roughish...
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