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06-24-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,801
Posted By daverup

Austro Daimler on a bridge over a creek ...

Austro Daimler on a bridge over a creek

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06-24-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,659
Posted By daverup

Good luck with knee #2, and getting off the meds....

Good luck with knee #2, and getting off the meds. :)
06-24-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 948
Posted By daverup

I've got plenty of "frozen bays" pics, but my C&V...

I've got plenty of "frozen bays" pics, but my C&V bikes are not involved in those..
06-24-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 948
Posted By daverup

Black Lightning at Marquette Bay, Lake Superior ...

Black Lightning at Marquette Bay, Lake Superior

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LeMond Buenos Aires
...
06-21-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 427
Posted By daverup

You've already saved, having a co-op to help with...

You've already saved, having a co-op to help with this bike.
Someone else already posted a deal on cables, so the biggest thing left will be the brakes.
If the brake pads are really old, sanding...
06-18-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,193
Posted By daverup

83 Le Tour with some changes, ...

83 Le Tour with some changes,

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78 Super Le Tour,
...
06-15-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 198,118
Posted By daverup

78 or 79 Grand Prix Mixte, ...

78 or 79 Grand Prix Mixte,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/78ralgpmixte_c176f7a3f2cb433306784e51e5441ea162f4d4ff.jpg
06-01-22, 03:03 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,733
Posted By daverup

78 Super Le Tour 12.2, ...

78 Super Le Tour 12.2,

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05-31-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,282
Posted By daverup

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-24-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19,033
Views: 2,359,201
Posted By daverup

First ride on the Austro Daimler since...

First ride on the Austro Daimler since pastorbobnlnh overhauled the freewheel for me. Nice and smooth, working great!
Picture on a MUP bridge over a creek that feeds into Lake Superior. A bit cool...
05-21-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By daverup

SpeedofLite Thanks for posting this article. My...

SpeedofLite Thanks for posting this article. My wife has 3 Terry's now, and really enjoys them. I downloaded this article for my wife, it's probably the best write-up I've seen on Georgena Terry.
05-21-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,471
Posted By daverup

I think the break in on the Cardiff saddle takes...

I think the break in on the Cardiff saddle takes a bit longer than some. I bought one on another sale a few years ago and it's comfy now. I don't recall exactly how long that took, it just seemed...
05-19-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,120
Posted By daverup

Our current blue bikes. Terry Isis, ...

Our current blue bikes.
Terry Isis,

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Centurion Lemans Mixte...
05-18-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19,033
Views: 2,359,201
Posted By daverup

First spring ride on my 86 Ironman. ...

First spring ride on my 86 Ironman.

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05-17-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 772
Posted By daverup

Here's mine on my AD, ...

Here's mine on my AD,

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05-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19,033
Views: 2,359,201
Posted By daverup

Took the "new to me" Black Lightning for it's...

Took the "new to me" Black Lightning for it's first 15 miles.

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04-21-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By daverup

On a 95 Singletrack 930, the front derailleur was...

On a 95 Singletrack 930, the front derailleur was Shimano STX FD-MC32. This was 31.8 clamp on with Top Pull, but no housing stop.
You could use a clamp on housing stop with one of those.
...
04-16-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By daverup

The Marketplace requires Premium Membership to...

The Marketplace requires Premium Membership to post new threads. This can be purchased at: http://www.bikeforums.net/payments.php (https://www.bikeforums.net/payments.php)
04-14-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By daverup

Congrats on the purchase. Now that your pictures...

Congrats on the purchase. Now that your pictures show the color better, I think it may be an Ultima.
I found this gallery with a similar frame,...
04-12-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By daverup

This is the 79 page, ...

This is the 79 page,

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04-12-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By daverup

Here is the page in the 76 Catalog, ...

Here is the page in the 76 Catalog,

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04-11-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 982
Posted By daverup

Looks like a Superleicht, I don't think the dark...

Looks like a Superleicht, I don't think the dark red Ultima could have faded that far.
04-11-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,550
Posted By daverup

I overhauled this 78 GP Mixte recently. It was...

I overhauled this 78 GP Mixte recently. It was made in England.

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04-07-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By daverup

The more I spend on parts before the frame...

The more I spend on parts before the frame arrives, the more I worry about the shipping company smashing it. :lol:
04-04-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By daverup

In 94 Schwinn replaced the straight bars on the...

In 94 Schwinn replaced the straight bars on the Crosscut with the butterfly bars. These have some fairly unique brake levers,
...
04-02-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 265,871
Posted By daverup

I think I posted an earlier pic of my 89...

I think I posted an earlier pic of my 89 Diamondback Axis, but here it is again, up to date.
...
03-30-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,550
Posted By daverup

The brake pads should probably be replaced with...

The brake pads should probably be replaced with some Kool Stop pads. You'll probably be unhappy with the old pads on the steel rims.
03-27-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By daverup

I've gone to moustache on a couple of bikes that...

I've gone to moustache on a couple of bikes that had straight bars. I like the more upright position on those bikes. I think the inner portions of some moustache bars make a pretty good second...
03-22-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,059
Posted By daverup

Here is a current pic, ...

Here is a current pic,

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And here's a late 70's Raleigh Grand Prix,

...
03-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19,033
Views: 2,359,201
Posted By daverup

Today was my first non-fatbike ride of the year....

Today was my first non-fatbike ride of the year. A balmy 40F on St Patrick's day. Our ice and snow have receded a good bit, but still too much salt on the roads for C&V.
Therefore today's ride was...
03-13-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,350
Posted By daverup

robertj298 I think you need to use whichever...

robertj298 I think you need to use whichever bartape makes you happy with that bike.
I have several bikes which follow normal bartape colors, and I have one that doesn't fit normal color rules,...
03-10-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,240
Posted By daverup

My 78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, ...

My 78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte,

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My wife's 81 Centurion Lemans...
03-10-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By daverup

poprad Thanks for the tour! Nice pics!

poprad Thanks for the tour! Nice pics!
03-04-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By daverup

I built this one for some mixed trails nearby....

I built this one for some mixed trails nearby. It's a Moto cx853 frame, with a mix of parts. Have not had weather to try it yet.
...
03-03-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 579,570
Posted By daverup

Just finished swapping out the original fork on...

Just finished swapping out the original fork on my Lemond. I started to worry about the old carbon fork, and decided to replace it with a new Ritchey carbon fork.
...
03-02-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,924
Posted By daverup

I don't think anyone has any exact numbers on how...

I don't think anyone has any exact numbers on how much better. There are many reviews online. The salmon pads are generally referred to as noticably or significantly better.
03-01-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,924
Posted By daverup

Those 7400 hubs, if running smoothly, probably...

Those 7400 hubs, if running smoothly, probably don't have to be rebuilt. If you feel like they might have dirt or grit in the bearings, then they would need a cleanout.
If you have the hubs with the...
02-27-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By daverup

A good site to start with, ...

A good site to start with,
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/repairs.html
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By daverup

We have had the crosscuts for many years, They...

We have had the crosscuts for many years, They are good solid bikes. Ours have gripshift, which isn't really the best. They have held up fine for us, but we've never treated them roughly.
Most...
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By daverup

We bought a new small crosscut in 94-95, it has...

We bought a new small crosscut in 94-95, it has 26in wheels. The larger ones had 700c wheels.
02-25-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By daverup

A frankenray I built for a grandkid, ...

A frankenray I built for a grandkid,

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02-17-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,209
Views: 3,667,867
Posted By daverup

I've just finished this one up, waiting for...

I've just finished this one up, waiting for spring.

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02-15-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 449,702
Posted By daverup

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished...

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished up,

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02-15-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 365,905
Posted By daverup

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up...

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up rehab,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1429/pxl_20220215_174742514a_3a514bb40774aeb34d1be4f8f39357383c1d6155.jpg...
02-11-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By daverup

It looks like just a couple of the smaller one's...

It looks like just a couple of the smaller one's left this morning. I ordered one yesterday.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By daverup

If you replace the cable outers with new white...

If you replace the cable outers with new white cables, then the white plastic ferrules on the brake levers will look terrible.
Since you are not keeping it, I'd just clean up what you have now.
02-03-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 449,702
Posted By daverup

Here is a 1978 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte...

Here is a 1978 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte I've been working on.

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02-02-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,131
Posted By daverup

This is the Minoura BH60 mount with VO retro...

This is the Minoura BH60 mount with VO retro cage,

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1639/minouravo_0df1860c5270f54d87fe7779acb67e80519a2288.jpg
02-01-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 579,570
Posted By daverup

I'm still working on the Raleigh GP Mixte, ...

I'm still working on the Raleigh GP Mixte,

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01-28-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,979
Posted By daverup

oktober Congrats on winning this bike, I'm sure...

oktober Congrats on winning this bike, I'm sure you will enjoy it. Please do post more pictures as you rehab it.
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