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09-10-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By cstar

Sorry it took me so long to respond but really,...

Sorry it took me so long to respond but really, thank you to everyone for all this info ❤

thook, if you vould measure your original BB and possibly send me some pictures of it I would be...
08-26-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By cstar

Awesome, thank you!! Kind of makes me wonder...

Awesome, thank you!!

Kind of makes me wonder why there was ever a 127.5mm, since that .5mm split evenly is .25mm per side... I know there are situations where a quarter of a mm would be important...
08-26-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By cstar

I'm seeing a lot of 127mm BB's and not so many...

I'm seeing a lot of 127mm BB's and not so many 127.5mm BB's. That extra .5mm can't be a make or break detail can it?
08-26-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By cstar

Thank you for a very thoughtful and helpful...

Thank you for a very thoughtful and helpful response :) from one ProTour owner to another. I really appreciate it !

Yes, as you say and from what I gather a 127.5mm catridge BB with spacers should...
08-26-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By cstar

Sugino AT and MT68 spindle problems

Hi guys,

I'm hoping someone can shed some light on this one for me.

I have a 1984 Centurion Pro-Tour on which I am using a Sugino AT crankset. The bike came without the original BB...
07-27-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,336
Posted By cstar

That is a sharp looking bike. Nothing like a nice...

That is a sharp looking bike. Nothing like a nice Centurion. Turbos are classy.
07-27-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,336
Posted By cstar

Luckily I have many spindles I've slowly...

Luckily I have many spindles I've slowly accumulated, I usually have what I need!

I like the Shimano 600 triple that has been suggested. Hadn't seen one before. Very attractive crank.

As a...
07-27-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,336
Posted By cstar

Thanks for all this info! I have a Sugino...

Thanks for all this info!

I have a Sugino AT crank arm set I could use​​​​​, nice to know there isn't THAT much of a difference weight wise between those, the Ritchey logic ones, and the Flag...
07-27-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,336
Posted By cstar

I love the AT, it would be amazing if you could...

I love the AT, it would be amazing if you could weigh them!!!

Thank you all SO MUCH for all this info!! Love it. You given me tons of great options to ponder. I really appreciate it!
07-27-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By cstar

I will add my .02 and back up what some others...

I will add my .02 and back up what some others are saying.

Suntour Mountech and Cyclone MKII both work. The Cyclone MKII is quickly becoming my all time favorite front derailleur, it just feels...
07-26-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,336
Posted By cstar

Lightweight vintage triple cranksets

I have a question that I realize is probably an oxymoron.

Among vintage triple cranksets, are there any that are notably lightweight compared to other vintage triple cranks? I'm thinking square...
07-26-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By cstar

School me on the Takagi AR-T crank

Hi all,

I tried researching the Takagi AR-T crank and discovered there is very little info out there regarding this crankset. Can anyone tell me if it was cold forged, or anything else about it's...
Forum: Want To Buy
07-26-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By cstar

No longer looking, purchased an MT-68 on the 'bay...

No longer looking, purchased an MT-68 on the 'bay today
Forum: Want To Buy
07-21-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By cstar

Alternately, the original BB from an 83 or 84...

Alternately, the original BB from an 83 or 84 Centurion ProTour should also work, since it was spec'd with a Sugino AT and thats the bike and crank I'm working with
07-21-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Nifty, the more you know!

Nifty, the more you know!
07-21-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Very cool! I had to go look up the Elite GT as I...

Very cool! I had to go look up the Elite GT as I was not familiar.

It looks like they were very similar bikes, except that yours was Tange 900 vs the ProTour with Tange #2, and it looks like the...
07-20-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Neat. I wonder if it was home made? Or did it...

Neat. I wonder if it was home made? Or did it have bosses cast into the crank to accept the small ring that refute that idea?

Ive seen 1st gen Dura Ace cranks made into triples convincingly and...
Forum: Want To Buy
07-20-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By cstar

Hi Tim, I have a Shogun 1000 frame and fork...

Hi Tim,

I have a Shogun 1000 frame and fork in fantastic condition overall with just a few light rust spots. Tange 1 or 2, originally had 700c wheels. It was either a 63cm or 64cm seat tube. Might...
Forum: Want To Buy
07-20-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By cstar

Sugino MT 68 spindle or BB

Hi all,

I'm looking to buy a Sugino MT 68 spindle. A complete BB with said spindle would also be fine but all I truly need is the spindle (I have a like NOS MW68 BB set that I can use for BB...
07-20-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Hi Don- thanks for the pictures and for writing...

Hi Don- thanks for the pictures and for writing all that. I really enjoyed reading it 🙂 I'm glad you found another one, maybe we will be seeing pics of a build with that someday?

I did not there...
07-20-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Thank you! I'm sure the front rack needs...

Thank you!

I'm sure the front rack needs the stiffener / support bar for any load. This was just a hasty sloppy mock up to get pictures 🙂 The panniers weren't secured right either.

Funny how...
07-20-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Thank you! That was exactly my thinking with this...

Thank you! That was exactly my thinking with this bike. I love vintage, and there were some solid parts on this bike, but I really wanted to make it my own!

You are spot on with the front racks. I...
07-20-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Thank you! I tend to feel the same way. Plus, my...

Thank you! I tend to feel the same way. Plus, my friends and I do a few mountain auto road rides with long steep descents, and a deep drop helps me to really tuck in, which is fun :) I hit 47mph ish...
07-19-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

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07-19-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

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07-19-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

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07-19-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

Whenever I try to post replies with more pictures...

Whenever I try to post replies with more pictures they stop uploading at 50% and I get a message box that says "Alert" with nothing else... Can someone let me know what this is about and how I can...
07-19-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By cstar

My 1983(?) Centurion ProTour restoration/build

Hi all,

For almost a year I have been slowly building up a Centurion ProTour that I bought in a sad state, missing most of its original parts. I really adore this bike and I thought some of you...
07-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

Wow, I really can't thank you enough for all the...

Wow, I really can't thank you enough for all the info.

At some point I will definitely be disassembling the whole bike to clean and service it, so I will be sure to check the steer tube 👍
07-02-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

The only other Tsunoda Saturns I can find by...

The only other Tsunoda Saturns I can find by googling seem to be in Japan, as I found them on what seems to be a Japanese blogging website. I feel like this might be a pretty rare bike to see in the...
07-02-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

This is the catalog I've been looking at. ...

This is the catalog I've been looking at.

The catalogs of Japanese vintage bicycle (http://cyclespeugeot.web.fc2.com/reminiscence/tsunoda_1980.htm)
07-02-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

^^^ So awesome, thank you for that info! I...

^^^ So awesome, thank you for that info!

I have had a few Tange 1 and 2 bikes and I am fond of it so that is very welcome news. Though I have to admit I was very excited by the proposition of it...
07-01-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

The seatpost size is 26.8mm, both by my calipers...

The seatpost size is 26.8mm, both by my calipers and marked as such.

if this indicates a tubeset to anyone I'll be so thrilled to know!!
07-01-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

Thanks T-Mar and MauriceMoss for all that super...

Thanks T-Mar and MauriceMoss for all that super cool info! I'm very grateful for all of it.

T-Mar I will send you the serial number of my Centurion ProTour and this Tsunoda when I get around to...
06-24-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

Also, I will measure the seatpost with my...

Also, I will measure the seatpost with my calipers tonight.

If we could take a guess at the tubeset based on that, I would be ecstatic! Fun to know these details if possible.
06-24-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

Hi everyone- A big thanks to all of you for...

Hi everyone-

A big thanks to all of you for the wealth of information!

I am very much a Suntour fanboy so my expectations for this very early Dura Ace were low but I was pleasantly surprised...
06-23-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By cstar

New find, seeking info: Tsunoda Saturn, Dura Ace equipped

Hi all,

I love vintage road and touring bikes, so I am absolutely thrilled to be sharing my very special recent find with others who can appreciate it: a late 70s or early 80s(?) Tsunoda Saturn....
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By cstar

plonz , small world! Yes I think his asking price...

plonz , small world! Yes I think his asking price should have been lower. I came ready to drive a hard bargain. He was pretty firm unfortunately. You have to be ready for that I suppose, lol.

All...
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By cstar

Thanks for the responses! Bianchigirll Yeah,...

Thanks for the responses!

Bianchigirll Yeah, it does look quite sad right now! I appreciate the helpful info about age and components. The front rim is a UKAI replacement, previous owner told me...
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By cstar

Acquired another 80s? Bianchi, would love info

Hi all,

I recently posted an 80s Bianchi Superlegerra that I found on Craigslist and you all offered me a lot of great info on it. Well, I fell in love with that one and I just scored another...
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By cstar

T-Mar thank you so much for your abundant help...

T-Mar thank you so much for your abundant help with identification of this bike. I really appreciate it. Its a bit rough but I love it and I am stoked to clean it up!
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By cstar

What do you make of this, 6I? The corrosion is...

What do you make of this, 6I? The corrosion is pretty bad there so its hard to tell if there's something else there...
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By cstar

I was able to locate the serial number (I think)....

I was able to locate the serial number (I think). The BB shell, on the chainring side, has 23253 stamped into it. I hope that can shed some more light on this bike.
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By cstar

Thank you very much, both of you. I am so...

Thank you very much, both of you. I am so appreciative of this information!!

DMC, yes the quill height is quite funny. I imagine that bar and stem setup must feel awfully loose and flexy when...
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By cstar

1980s mystery Bianchi

Hi guys,

I picked up what I think is probably a mid 1980s Bianchi today. I have always wanted a Celeste green Bianchi but admittedly I know very little about Bianchi models amd hierarchy. So, I...
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By cstar

Welcome, friend! This is a great community

Welcome, friend! This is a great community
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By cstar

Fellow cyclist and motorhead here. Welcome! I...

Fellow cyclist and motorhead here. Welcome! I came to like the bikes better... much cheaper for one! ;)
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Hi
Views: 377
Posted By cstar

Bass and bikes go together swimmingly! Former...

Bass and bikes go together swimmingly! Former bass player here. Welcome.
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By cstar

Welcome, fellow Chris! I too would love to do...

Welcome, fellow Chris! I too would love to do some Touring. I have a Surly crosscheck now and am dying for a LHT or disc trucker.
Forum: Introductions
04-15-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,389
Posted By cstar

Welcome! You can do this! Diabetes is no fun....

Welcome! You can do this! Diabetes is no fun. Sounds like youre making the choice to avoid it.
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