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02-17-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Narhay

My 1975 is the same colour and Reynolds decal....

My 1975 is the same colour and Reynolds decal. Parts that are present appear to be original.
10-12-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 19,601
Posted By Narhay

Nice to be remembered. I've stopped in a few...

Nice to be remembered. I've stopped in a few times but I've been working through a backlog of parts to be cleaned and catalogued instead of buying new projects and a backyard renovation that has...
10-12-23, 02:56 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 19,601
Posted By Narhay

Very close indeed. Yours has wraparound stays...

Very close indeed. Yours has wraparound stays whereas mine didn't.
06-27-23, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By Narhay

26.4 should be correct. Ensure the seatpost hole...

26.4 should be correct. Ensure the seatpost hole isn't warped or ovaled and the seat lug ears aren't caved in.
06-17-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Narhay

It's not catalogue correct but they are...

It's not catalogue correct but they are functional improvements, I can ride it today and still put my kids through school.

Most of my C&V has little modern touches here and there because I ride...
06-17-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Narhay

The headset is a modern Campagnolo Record. It was...

The headset is a modern Campagnolo Record. It was the only one I had on hand that the crown race fit nicely.

The brake holes were a bit mangled by a previous user of the bike so a recessed front...
06-17-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Narhay

1963 Schwinn Paramount

1963 Schwinn Paramount

https://i.imgur.com/lyKVpwD.jpeg
https://i.imgur.com/ZxvOvoa.jpeg
https://i.imgur.com/aCKya8x.jpegMost early 1970s Nuovo Record with a Bottecchia 1970s reproduction early...
06-13-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Narhay

The silver is a matte silver.

The silver is a matte silver.
03-22-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 16,654
Posted By Narhay

Sounds like this year's challenge is in good...

Sounds like this year's challenge is in good hands. Good luck everyone.
09-25-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,462
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/tbV4BlX.jpeg It's been a...

https://i.imgur.com/tbV4BlX.jpeg

It's been a long time coming but this one is almost complete.
08-16-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

Summer is my busy time of year. I'll review all...

Summer is my busy time of year. I'll review all 500 posts and make some insightful comments when I find the time.
08-14-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,254
Posted By Narhay

It's just a little thing but I'm sure they can...

It's just a little thing but I'm sure they can appreciate how one small part makes or breaks a project.
07-30-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

Yes forthcoming. 14th hour.

Yes forthcoming. 14th hour.
07-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km
07-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,131
Posted By Narhay

It is easier to clean the cup and place bearings...

It is easier to clean the cup and place bearings and grease out of the frame. If it was installed properly once then it can be installed again. Who says the initial installer did a better job than...
07-14-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,502
Posted By Narhay

It would have been nice to have the same tires...

It would have been nice to have the same tires and gear range.
07-02-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

I've redone your math for you. Old stem and used...

I've redone your math for you. Old stem and used cables, chain and housing estimates were generous. Get some tires.
06-27-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,567
Posted By Narhay

The O of HOMES ...

The O of HOMES

https://i.imgur.com/gYeL5KQ.jpeghttps://i.imgur.com/gYeL5KQ.jpeg

https://i.imgur.com/mPXGsdQ.jpeg
06-27-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,026
Posted By Narhay

Selling a bike on eBay is a fairly involved...

Selling a bike on eBay is a fairly involved process between the photographing, listing, feedback, packing, shipping, liabilities, etc . If one needs to come here and ask for a price and expects an...
06-20-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,693
Posted By Narhay

Seems like you're semi local. It is pretty flat...

Seems like you're semi local. It is pretty flat around here so I find myself in the 52 and 4 smallest gears in the rear of a 6 speed almost all the time. I usually only drop to the 42 when there's an...
06-07-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,957
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/BgwsGE3.jpeg I put a...

https://i.imgur.com/BgwsGE3.jpeg

I put a full m732 set of XT on this rockhopper of mine. It came with LX. I don't think I kept anything except frame, fork, stem and seatpost clamp qr.
06-06-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,747
Posted By Narhay

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/580x435/80-img_20220605_155827_01_45d5d8451c97146d2051dd4550c9ed125b6a3f0a.jpg

The green fuji in the back is a much nicer bicycle. Someone...
06-03-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Narhay

If you could bend axles with just your upper body...

If you could bend axles with just your upper body then you should be considering a career at the circus.
05-24-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By Narhay

Very enterprising. The closest to an ovalized...

Very enterprising. The closest to an ovalized seat tube I've come was some pinched lug ears that I massaged outwards with a seatpost.


What are your build plans with this one?
05-16-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,503
Posted By Narhay

Of course it'll also get cantilever bosses, cable...

Of course it'll also get cantilever bosses, cable guides, rack mounts, new fork trail and and and....

I will award 4 extra clunker points for this bit of bike burning.
05-12-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,848
Posted By Narhay

As long as you can pull up off the downstroke...

As long as you can pull up off the downstroke with some kind of foot retention then I would think the differences are negligible in spd vs clips.

Wearing better fitting clothing or changing your...
05-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By Narhay

For a period a few years ago the ad algorithm...

For a period a few years ago the ad algorithm decided that I was particularly interested in farming equipment, especially aftermarket performance mods to farming equipment. I live in the middle of...
05-11-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Narhay

Thank you for your email. As per how we do/did...

Thank you for your email. As per how we do/did our serial numbers you have a 1977 Marinoni frame on your hands. Back then the first two digits were the year, think they only did it that way in the...
05-11-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Narhay

1977 Marinoni Special

Interesting Marinoni came up in London a couple hours away from the center of the universe in Toronto. My friend happened to be going by yesterday and picked it up for me and dropped it off. The...
05-10-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,658
Posted By Narhay

Generally you should receive a response about...

Generally you should receive a response about requests for more relevant details that are missing in the description and it could be an inexperienced seller or one that just doesn't want to bother...
05-10-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Narhay

Ok, treating it as a triple with one useless...

Ok, treating it as a triple with one useless position has solved the problem. Doh.
05-08-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,910
Posted By Narhay

I'd do your hubs and headset now. They probably...

I'd do your hubs and headset now. They probably look similar.
05-01-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Narhay

Gossamer Condor & Gossamer Albatross

Something a little different. Looks like a drillium 50.4 bcd TA crankset. Also in the training scenes he has some kind of bike with barcons. They also change from recumbent to upright in the...
04-23-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

The idea is cheap fun. Sometimes the cheapness is...

The idea is cheap fun. Sometimes the cheapness is the fun, and sometimes the fun is cheap. It is a silly little thing to make the days not blend as much and it keeps us from shooting up park grease...
04-18-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By Narhay

That is really something else.

That is really something else.
04-15-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,303
Posted By Narhay

If you're going to spend at least $50,000...

If you're going to spend at least $50,000 (starting bid) and pay to transport and store a bunch of old bikes then paying 0.1% of that cost to take the time to figure out if it is worthwhile isn't an...
04-14-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Narhay

Go forth...

Go forth https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1250113-clunker-100-challenge-8-a.html
04-14-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

I've added 8 whole dollars this year to coincide...

I've added 8 whole dollars this year to coincide with the 8th iteration and rampant inflation. Please spend it wisely.
04-14-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,056
Posted By Narhay

Clunker 100 Challenge #8

I hereby present the Clunker Challenge 100 #8

Past iterations

2014: C&V Clunker 100 Challenge (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/933992-c-v-clunker-100-challenge.html)
2016: C&V...
04-11-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Narhay

I think this may be a timely reminder for the...

I think this may be a timely reminder for the reintroduction of another iteration of everyone's favourite trash polishing contest.
04-10-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By Narhay

The 4 spline removal tool suntour freewheels I've...

The 4 spline removal tool suntour freewheels I've come across were part of the accushift indexing system.
04-09-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Narhay

Is that the trek I messaged you with the kijiji...

Is that the trek I messaged you with the kijiji link some time ago?

For my inner peace I am a sucker for an old high quality bike that desperately needs my assistance. From a cost-benefit ratio...
04-07-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Narhay

Can you file out the slot 1 or 2mm up?

Can you file out the slot 1 or 2mm up?
04-01-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,582
Posted By Narhay

Ah yes this day again

Ah yes this day again
03-23-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Narhay

In terms of staying away from newer parts - not...

In terms of staying away from newer parts - not necessarily.

New brake blocks are made by kool stop for the pad holders on your record caliper brakes. New stainless steel cables, new lined...
03-06-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Narhay

I went to latex tubes to save a couple watts but...

I went to latex tubes to save a couple watts but yes they have their drawbacks. I also went through quite a few because they would explode like a gunshot when pumping up if they found the edge of a...
03-05-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,551
Posted By Narhay

It is all about quality vs quantity and uhh...oh...

It is all about quality vs quantity and uhh...oh I guess I'll see you guys in a little while.
02-21-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By Narhay

If the rims and spokes are in good shape then...

If the rims and spokes are in good shape then they'll likely just need a good cleaning, truing and new balls and grease in the hubs. If there is damage or rust then that is another consideration.
01-11-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,672
Posted By Narhay

I'm all for saving components where possible but...

I'm all for saving components where possible but a pitted BB spindle with an unknown history with loose cups could have created uneven wear patterns that might be part of the issue.
01-10-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,672
Posted By Narhay

A $15 cartridge BB would fix a lot of this.

A $15 cartridge BB would fix a lot of this.
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