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07-30-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,139
Posted By rccardr

Mine is several years old, was the introductory...

Mine is several years old, was the introductory model when Canyon first came into the US market, and therefore might be somewhat nicer/lighter than current offerings.
Bone stock except for fit,...
07-29-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,020
Posted By rccardr

Agreed. Day One isn’t hard from a climbing...

Agreed. Day One isn’t hard from a climbing perspective. Day Two has the one hard climb.

Bring agave.
07-29-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By rccardr

Fill with slightly thickened Testors enamel, then...

Fill with slightly thickened Testors enamel, then wipe with a clean paper towel moistened (not soaked) with thinner. Voila!
07-29-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,139
Posted By rccardr

Have a lot of bikes, and at 70 years old there’s...

Have a lot of bikes, and at 70 years old there’s only so much that equipment can do to help one keep up with a fast group (‘fast’ being subjective).
All of my racing style steel bikes are fast,...
07-27-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By rccardr

Suspect those are W Cut teeth to assist in...

Suspect those are W Cut teeth to assist in shifting.
07-22-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By rccardr

Serial number given is not correct The Zero in...

Serial number given is not correct
The Zero in 70 might be correct (although it doesn’t look like a 60 cm frame to me) but that side should have a letter.
Same deal with 1518, should be a letter...
07-22-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By rccardr

Similarly, spent a lovely two hours and seventeen...

Similarly, spent a lovely two hours and seventeen minutes riding 30 miles on the Fairfax Cross County Trail.
Some concrete, some asphalt, some gravel, but all shady and womderful.
None of the...
07-21-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By rccardr

Serial number would help otherwise it’s all a big...

Serial number would help otherwise it’s all a big guess.
My guess is Corsa (SL tubing), mid to late 80’s (top tube cable guides, under the BB cable routing), probable respray.
But hey, lots of...
07-21-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By rccardr

Miss you, dude Simmons Gap Road, tho….yowza

Miss you, dude

Simmons Gap Road, tho….yowza
07-19-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By rccardr

The ‘outer shell’ of DA 740X and any HG Shimano...

The ‘outer shell’ of DA 740X and any HG Shimano freehub are not interchangeable.
Shimano never made a 740X compatible HG freehub in 6 or 7 speed width.
To the best of my knowledge, the only way to...
07-19-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By rccardr

If I recall the OP's setup correctly, it's 6 or 7...

If I recall the OP's setup correctly, it's 6 or 7 speed UG Dura Ace.
DA 740X freehubs have a unique hub mounting system unlike any other Shimano freehub and also require a special tool.
Converting...
07-17-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 244
Posted By rccardr

What’s doing the shifting?

What’s doing the shifting?
07-17-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By rccardr

OK, checked my remaining UG cog stash and this is...

OK, checked my remaining UG cog stash and this is what I have:
1st threaded cog: 13, 14,15
Non-threaded cogs, can be used in any position: 14,15,17,19,20,21,23,24.
So for 6 speed, you could do...
07-17-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By rccardr

Also, store your bike inside your home if...

Also, store your bike inside your home if possible to avoid temperature extremes, UV exposure, etc.
Clean after using, soap and water is fine.
Shimano still makes BL-R400 levers, I think. But...
07-16-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By rccardr

Make sure you put the corncob on the Singer for...

Make sure you put the corncob on the Singer for Scott!

Not that he’d notice…
07-16-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By rccardr

Agreed. I'd be tempted to purchase a HG cassette...

Agreed. I'd be tempted to purchase a HG cassette with a 32 big cog, break it down and select the ones I wanted to use.
Using a file or a Dremel with a cutoff wheel, widen the one small notch in...
07-15-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By rccardr

I’d take a serious look at Panaracer GK 32’s. On...

I’d take a serious look at Panaracer GK 32’s. On older narrow (but with hooks) rims, they’ll wind up somewhere around 30-31mm.
Vittoria Graphene 30’s are another possibility but not sure they would...
07-13-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By rccardr

Likely the 83 Davidson. Right tool for the job...

Likely the 83 Davidson. Right tool for the job with 38's, but without the pictured front and rear rack.
...
07-13-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,553
Posted By rccardr

Latest (and likely last) '87 Schwinn Tempo....

Latest (and likely last) '87 Schwinn Tempo. Columbus Tenax tubing, Dura Ace 10 speed, compact MT-550 crankset, Nitto stem and bars. Respray in Hugger Orange by Jack Trumbull at Franklin Frames....
07-12-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 531
Posted By rccardr

Pure opinion: for the most part, high end frames...

Pure opinion: for the most part, high end frames are made/assembled by humans, which means that each one is somewhat different. For example, have owned more than a dozen Merckx frames and only two...
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By rccardr

'Price quotes' are easy. What a buyer actually...

'Price quotes' are easy. What a buyer actually pays for an item is often something else entirely.
Do you feel like you get a good deal on a nicely made bike? Only you can tell.
Could you sell it...
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By rccardr

I’d say it’s worth what you recently paid for it....

I’d say it’s worth what you recently paid for it.
Willing, well educated and aware seller, enthusiastic and aggressive buyer. So, that’s market price.
07-09-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 821
Posted By rccardr

If, as you say, it isn’t stuck in there or...

If, as you say, it isn’t stuck in there or anything, have you tried turning the frame upside down and giving it a couple of good bumps on the floor?
Who knows, might just slide right out…
07-08-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,843
Posted By rccardr

Wouldn’t mind seeing a few more pics of that...

Wouldn’t mind seeing a few more pics of that Battaglin…
07-08-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 347
Posted By rccardr

(Palm to forehead) Completely forgot: Have a...

(Palm to forehead) Completely forgot: Have a set of Deda 215’s at home, like new, and they are 42’s.
Shoot me an e-mail if that’s what you want.
07-07-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 347
Posted By rccardr

Pretty sure there are some System3 bars at home....

Pretty sure there are some System3 bars at home. Likely 26’s, might be 42’s, might be titanium as they came off a tri bike with other ti stuff.
I’ll check on Saturday and get back to you.
07-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,020
Posted By rccardr

That’s a great idea. We could also Sharpie our...

That’s a great idea. We could also Sharpie our screen names on the race number plates, would make it easier to ID each other as we come across BF members on the ride.
07-06-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 392,770
Posted By rccardr

I have a new adjustable stem and a new pair of O8...

I have a new adjustable stem and a new pair of O8 riser bars, both black.
These were used on an experiment for Mrs. Doc’s exercise bike that didn’t work out.
Yours for the cost of postage, e-mail...
07-05-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 75,317
Posted By rccardr

“Some kind of metallic orange” is a broad range...

“Some kind of metallic orange” is a broad range of color options.
Again, would suggest that you spend an hour at a pro automotive paint store looking at paint catalogs.
Many paints can be mixed...
07-04-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 160,697
Posted By rccardr

They can keep my 2019 registration money, I’m...

They can keep my 2019 registration money, I’m going to Cino instead!
07-04-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 935
Posted By rccardr

Those Shimano ones are all you need, anything...

Those Shimano ones are all you need, anything more expensive is just a waste of $.
07-04-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 75,317
Posted By rccardr

For a bright orange/red, look at Chevrolet Hugger...

For a bright orange/red, look at Chevrolet Hugger Orange, also known in Pontiac land as Carnival Red. Very attractive, not into the yellow or red phases too much. Stable color coding, every paint...
07-04-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 955
Posted By rccardr

Love it or hate it, fact is the late 80’s were...

Love it or hate it, fact is the late 80’s were watershed years with regard to bicycle design.
Not necessarily the MOST watershed years, but a bunch of amazing stuff arrived during a fairly short...
06-30-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By rccardr

You can try a Bikingreen 46/30 110 bcd setup,...

You can try a Bikingreen 46/30 110 bcd setup, pretty sure they make them in both 4 and 5 bolt systems, and I think her current crank is 110bcd.
Larger issue may be whether you can get the FD low...
06-30-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By rccardr

There are several kinds of polymer bearings- some...

There are several kinds of polymer bearings- some are like regular sealed style bearings but with polymer races and stainless steel balls, caged or uncaged. Others are more like plastic sleeves or...
06-29-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By rccardr

hmmmm . If you’re usimg the old style DA cable...

hmmmm .
If you’re usimg the old style DA cable that’s a little more ‘ropy’ than modern cable, it WILL stretch.
But if you are using modern cable, got nuthin’ for ya.
06-29-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,020
Posted By rccardr

Band a couple of guys together and chip in on a...

Band a couple of guys together and chip in on a Kalispel Air BnB and rental car if needed. Drive a short way to Kila for the start, leave the car there, drive it back to the BnB after. Only one...
06-29-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,843
Posted By rccardr

I’m probably the member you’re thinking of with...

I’m probably the member you’re thinking of with the Pelizzoli. Finish work is incredible, but communication with them is very, very difficult. I visited the shop in Bergamo in person to get fitted,...
06-28-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By rccardr

Yeah, I getcha. Had a hard time with Nine Mile...

Yeah, I getcha. Had a hard time with Nine Mile myself, five years ago. Walked a good bit of it.

But figure this time around will have the right tool for the job, plenty of water, and am 30...
06-27-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,656
Posted By rccardr

Very pretty, Neal. Bet those brakes give it...

Very pretty, Neal.
Bet those brakes give it (as my 3 year old grandson would say) “a spicy ride!”.
06-25-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,070,656
Posted By rccardr

The DA 740X RD will handle 28 teeth. You may...

The DA 740X RD will handle 28 teeth. You may have to play with axle position in the dropouts.
Depending on elevation change, I'd go with either the stock crank or the 6207 (if you polish the 7207...
06-24-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By rccardr

Have you tried contacting Faggin? They are still...

Have you tried contacting Faggin? They are still very much in business, doing primarily custom frames.
06-23-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,542
Posted By rccardr

That’s me, and it is indeed a Red Dot cap. Got...

That’s me, and it is indeed a Red Dot cap. Got it from member IAB in 2014 for the Centenario Bartali celebration and ride in Wisconsin. Best cap I own!
06-23-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By rccardr

Wow. That’s stunning.

Wow.
That’s stunning.
06-23-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,070,656
Posted By rccardr

I recommend ones of the clincher variety.

I recommend ones of the clincher variety.
06-23-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 75,317
Posted By rccardr

Avoid RAL and Pantone color references if you...

Avoid RAL and Pantone color references if you can, much better to use an automotive paint code. Pro auto paint shops have books and books full of color samples. You’ll have a much better chance of...
06-23-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,070,656
Posted By rccardr

Nice score, Pat. Saw that ad and wondered about...

Nice score, Pat. Saw that ad and wondered about the brake levers.
If you wind up getting correct non-aero DA levers, the Rustines hoods for Campagnolo Record fit them like a glove.
Avoid 7 speed...
06-23-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,542
Posted By rccardr

Day Two was your visit to DollyLand. And indeed,...

Day Two was your visit to DollyLand. And indeed, on the third day you rode all the way up to Big Meadow, rested and refreshed.
06-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,542
Posted By rccardr

Link to picture album: Doc Mertes | Flickr...

Link to picture album:
Doc Mertes | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/193222933@N07/)
06-21-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 411
Posted By rccardr

There are plenty of Octo V1 BB’s out there, both...

There are plenty of Octo V1 BB’s out there, both new and used.
No need to panic if you need a replacement.
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