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02-09-24, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 464,763
Posted By trucklet

I'm not sure if the previous owner got it from...

I'm not sure if the previous owner got it from the factory like that or had it done after. The 86 catalog does tout an option for a bare finish, along with the pre-Black Lighting paintjob and Superbe...
02-09-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 464,763
Posted By trucklet

This whole thread is pure eye candy. Here's my...

This whole thread is pure eye candy. Here's my 1986 SR800 with some cool black and gold Suntour Superbe :) I think this bike looks beautiful, but I barely ride it...I've been spoiled with 10-speed...
12-06-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By trucklet

The Wheels MFG ones are my preferred...

The Wheels MFG ones are my preferred replacements. Sometimes you get really bendy OEM ones, others (Trek) can be really brittle and snap if you try to align them. I wish they all had numbers, that'd...
12-02-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,026
Posted By trucklet

I've learned so much from Sheldon's site, it's...

I've learned so much from Sheldon's site, it's invaluable. Was reading the Suntour section in the shop and it made me happy to see the "last updated" date was today.
10-18-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,345
Posted By trucklet

Avoid cross-chaining, read the setup instructions...

Avoid cross-chaining, read the setup instructions (so easy to do), and check your shift cables and housing, even if the bike is new. I find a lot of bikes out of the box have plastic housing ends and...
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By trucklet

Some more pics: ...

Some more pics:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_50437377_dec1f7ee976670b140519486816d9488bafb119f.jpg...
01-13-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 123,375
Posted By trucklet

Got mine all cleaned up for Spring, I think it's...

Got mine all cleaned up for Spring, I think it's a '75 too. I'd like to get metal fenders, gumwalls and a nice bell and crank caps on eventually.
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Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By trucklet

If he gave you a check you're getting scammed. If...

If he gave you a check you're getting scammed. If he gave you cash I don't know what he's smoking. Very weird. He doesn't know where you live so unless he's clearly mentally handicapped or scattered...
09-26-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,242
Posted By trucklet

OP thanks for posting instead of just doing it....

OP thanks for posting instead of just doing it. Always enjoyable to read threads like these.

They're your wheels, do what you want.
09-04-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21,736
Views: 3,070,580
Posted By trucklet

A beautiful weekend in Traverse City with the...

A beautiful weekend in Traverse City with the SR800. I gotta get some SPD sandals and a frame bag soon…
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08-03-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,995
Posted By trucklet

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Currently have a V GT Luxe on my Voyageur II, but the stock Crane GS is...
06-17-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By trucklet

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02-15-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,820
Views: 927,871
Posted By trucklet

I finished a couple bikes and am feeling kinda...

I finished a couple bikes and am feeling kinda wrenched out lately, so unless something really clean and cheap pops up on FB no more bikes for a while.

First is a GT Edge I took in on behalf of my...
02-15-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,608
Posted By trucklet

1996 steel GT Edge refresh

So my local co-op got a GT Edge on donation, it looked like it had been sitting unused for a little bit. There was no original fork and the lower Chorus headset cup was cracked. I took it home, did...
01-30-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By trucklet

If you look at your rear derailleur, the pinch...

If you look at your rear derailleur, the pinch bolt attaches the derailleur cable to the derailleur itself, and that wire is pinched above or below the bolt's shaft. If you flip-flop the cable's...
01-30-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,820
Views: 927,871
Posted By trucklet

I got some aluminum 1" spacers to finish up a...

I got some aluminum 1" spacers to finish up a 1996 steel GT Edge for the local co-op. Unfortunately it's not my size or I would buy it myself. The frame history is kewl and the Campy Chorus group is...
01-25-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,486
Posted By trucklet

Thank you for scanning and putting these up!

Thank you for scanning and putting these up!
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