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03-04-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By daverup

I agree, ccharles1 make sure you check bottom lug...

I agree, ccharles1 make sure you check bottom lug on headtube for signs of damage, along with downtube near lug.
03-02-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15,392
Views: 4,026,685
Posted By daverup

Murray Missile Looks like you are in a tough...

Murray Missile Looks like you are in a tough spot, when you like your parts bike too much..
:)
It does look like a nice Raleigh..
03-02-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7,482
Views: 882,512
Posted By daverup

It looks like you do have the correct saddle. My...

It looks like you do have the correct saddle. My 87 BL is missing that one. I never convinced myself that I really needed that to be original.
Those Sprint 9000 FD's in gold have got to be...
03-01-24, 10:09 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

I think if the Collar/Insert is not free to...

I think if the Collar/Insert is not free to expand or contract with the seat tube clamp, then that could be part of the problem. Good luck freeing it up. If the Kroil doesn't do it, maybe one of the...
03-01-24, 06:44 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

A very old thread on this issue, ...

A very old thread on this issue,
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/383600-1975-uo8-seat-post-size.html
03-01-24, 05:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

The top of that seat tube looks a bit mangled. ...

The top of that seat tube looks a bit mangled.
Does the collar/insert have more than one slot?
If you straighten the top of the seat tube you'll have to watch out that you don't create sharp burrs...
02-29-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

When it's too small the slot in the top of the...

When it's too small the slot in the top of the post is often narrower at the top from being over tightened.
Good luck
02-29-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

Seatpost that slips could be a size too small

Seatpost that slips could be a size too small
02-26-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 319,445
Posted By daverup

1983 Pro Miyata, ...

1983 Pro Miyata,

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02-25-24, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,482
Views: 882,512
Posted By daverup

I've been wrenching on this one for a while now....

I've been wrenching on this one for a while now. 1983 Pro Miyata, most significant non-original items were brake calipers, seat and post. Getting pretty close now, took a short spin in the road today...
02-24-24, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By daverup

My guess is that they stopped AGC hoods when the...

My guess is that they stopped AGC hoods when the market got too small.
02-24-24, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By daverup

Here's one of the hoods from NZ on my AGC lever....

Here's one of the hoods from NZ on my AGC lever. The fit seems perfect, the rubber is still soft and flexy.
...
02-20-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,721
Posted By daverup

For a Terry, that is an unusually tall seat tube....

For a Terry, that is an unusually tall seat tube. Good luck
02-16-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

Bending those alloy turkey levers could end poorly

Bending those alloy turkey levers could end poorly
02-16-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,363
Posted By daverup

I think you've found bars with a shape that...

I think you've found bars with a shape that doesn't work well with the Dia-compe turkey levers. I just checked a couple of my wife's bikes, one of which the turkey lever is Dia-compe branded, the...
02-11-24, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,482
Views: 882,512
Posted By daverup

83 Pro Miyata, not quite done. ...

83 Pro Miyata, not quite done.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1183/84promiyatawip_17f68f8d347cc692834f23bd554c08463eb6c553.jpg
02-09-24, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By daverup

82 Araya Road 821 ...

82 Araya Road 821

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75 Motobecane Grand Jubile Mixte
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02-08-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,109
Posted By daverup

Within most brands, a wide range of bike quality...

Within most brands, a wide range of bike quality and components. You can always post here for an opinion, we have all sorts of experts.
02-08-24, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,109
Posted By daverup

I think the easiest way for you to start would be...

I think the easiest way for you to start would be to look at slightly later C&V bikes (complete) from the late 90's or early 00 period. With something in that range, the components would be slightly...
02-05-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By daverup

This is the issue, paying too much for old Dia...

This is the issue, paying too much for old Dia Compe, or finding a generic that is still available.
The AME hoods were once a choice, but not much there any more.
The Origin8 Ultima8 looked close,...
02-05-24, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By daverup

Please do! I'd like to find a source if you can...

Please do! I'd like to find a source if you can identify them
02-04-24, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By daverup

I was looking for the same thing last week. I...

I was looking for the same thing last week. I decided to replace the levers.
I found Blaze BL-07 on Amazon, but they are apparently old and people are boiling them to get them on.
Good luck
02-01-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 74,094
Posted By daverup

1975 Grand Jubile Mixte, ...

1975 Grand Jubile Mixte,

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1418/img_20230428_162619_11b940781e907e7eb0dde3cddb9c8533561e38e9.jpg
01-31-24, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,581
Posted By daverup

I've got the RSX 3x7 on my AD, it's been pretty...

I've got the RSX 3x7 on my AD, it's been pretty good. Those brifters are easier to clean and lube than some.
01-30-24, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,890
Posted By daverup

The bikes in your profile all seem like average...

The bikes in your profile all seem like average models with better than average frame and paint condition. In this case, I don't really see why you'd want to modernize the components on one of these....
01-25-24, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,117
Posted By daverup

Looks like fun, and a good way to use your...

Looks like fun, and a good way to use your re-organized space. I really like the Falcon headbadges.
01-07-24, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By daverup

Thanks for posting this, I like those shorty...

Thanks for posting this, I like those shorty fenders.
01-07-24, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By daverup

Sears did have the top end Free Spirit made with...

Sears did have the top end Free Spirit made with 531 by Steyr Daimler Puch in Austria. I think someone here has one of these.
01-05-24, 11:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,123
Posted By daverup

The Tubular tire section is at the top of the C&V...

The Tubular tire section is at the top of the C&V forum, loads in info in there. They ride a bit smoother than comparable sized clincher tires with tubes. Still available, but require some effort. If...
01-05-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By daverup

The catalogs for the Ultima Superleicht never...

The catalogs for the Ultima Superleicht never seem to show the tubing other than listing it as manganese molybdenum. I think the Ultima may also have been sold with 531 as multiple examples can be...
01-01-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,577
Posted By daverup

Black Blue Lightning?

Black Blue Lightning?
12-29-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By daverup

The only problem with cleaning out is that it...

The only problem with cleaning out is that it leaves fewer hiding places for bikes. :)
Happy New Year!
11-29-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By daverup

Not that I can tell. Levers only there, as far as...

Not that I can tell. Levers only there, as far as I know.
The bead jacks just make mounting easier with less pinch risk.
11-29-23, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By daverup

https://ezclincher.com/ Easier to carry in a...

https://ezclincher.com/

Easier to carry in a pocket than the Kool stop jack
11-28-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By daverup

JulesCW Congrats on the quick sale! This was a...

JulesCW Congrats on the quick sale! This was a neat bike, and I might have come down for it if winter hadn't already moved in.
11-19-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By daverup

Nice save! I really enjoy my Moto Mixte!

Nice save! I really enjoy my Moto Mixte!
11-10-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By daverup

Murray Missile Good to hear from you. This...

Murray Missile Good to hear from you.
This summer seemed to fly by. Good luck with the bike collection downsizing. I did get rid of a couple of bikes this year, but there were replacements acquired...
11-09-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By daverup

Repop Stingrays don't get much love anywhere....

Repop Stingrays don't get much love anywhere. They can be ridden and trashed without worry about a damaged investment.
Over at theCabe there is a bit more info, here is a start,...
10-06-23, 08:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,468
Posted By daverup

Your Varsity is the one I wanted in 1972, I got...

Your Varsity is the one I wanted in 1972, I got the Sunset Orange instead, long gone now.
I've wanted a Schwinn in that color since, but haven't found one of the lighter ones to suit me yet....
09-27-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,468
Posted By daverup

My wife and I both had Varsity's in the early...

My wife and I both had Varsity's in the early 70's, but those are long gone.
We now each have a couple of newer Schwinn's.
My 78 Chrome Super Le Tour 12.2, mostly original,
...
09-22-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By daverup

Here is some history, My Austro-Daimler "Vent...

Here is some history, My Austro-Daimler "Vent Noir II" Bicycle And Brief History of Steyr Daimler Puch (http://www.company7.com/bosendorfer/ADbicycle.html)
09-21-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By daverup

Took my 87 Black Lightning down along the...

Took my 87 Black Lightning down along the lakeshore.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1379/img_20230921_153237_8023dd2edffbcb94400603fef38d37aec4320933.jpg
09-07-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By daverup

Here is a link to your Album, ...

Here is a link to your Album,
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542376

You uploaded one pic before discovering they wouldn't post. You can put more in there the same way.
...
09-03-23, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Posted By daverup

This is probably the bike shop putting folding...

This is probably the bike shop putting folding tires on old hookless rims that needed wire bead tires.
Plenty of older bikes have rims without hooks to hold the tire beads in place.
Also, plenty of...
08-08-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By daverup

It seems like Brewsmith might be having other...

It seems like Brewsmith might be having other issues right now, he's been out of communication on a few threads.
Sometimes there are more important things than selling bike stuff..
07-27-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 45,852
Posted By daverup

I posted my 75 Grand Jubile Mixte...

I posted my 75 Grand Jubile Mixte https://www.bikeforums.net/22845100-post161.html as found.
It looks like I forgot to update this thread after a little overhaul.
Here are a few pics,
...
07-12-23, 02:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,887
Posted By daverup

I don't know about the best way to go gravel, but...

I don't know about the best way to go gravel, but I converted a mid 90's Crosscut hybrid for my wife.
She needed a small frame and I was not having much luck finding a more modern starting point. We...
07-09-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,626
Posted By daverup

Drove about 450 miles from the UP of MI to...

Drove about 450 miles from the UP of MI to northern IL to pick up my 75 Moto GJ Mixte. The bike purchase had already been done courtesy of a friendly bike forums facilitator, so it was relatively low...
07-03-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By daverup

tmnguuyen , Here is some history, My...

tmnguuyen , Here is some history,
My Austro-Daimler "Vent Noir II" Bicycle And Brief History of Steyr Daimler Puch (http://www.company7.com/bosendorfer/ADbicycle.html)

Thanks for more pics!
07-02-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 28,265
Posted By daverup

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1626/pucha_f6d83c411d609cf5304314377270b552498329ab.jpg
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