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08-04-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the cable goes through the pointed part...

I think the cable goes through the pointed part then next to the clinch bolt.

The mounting clamp is thightend more than it should be I probably wouldn't change that unless you need to move or...
08-04-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By Mr. 66

Worn out after two months, they are working you...

Worn out after two months, they are working you too hard. I would check with your employer they may a supplier that can give them/you one for being a consistent customer, it's good advertising.
...
08-04-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Mr. 66

Did some of the Austrian bikes have a proprietary...

Did some of the Austrian bikes have a proprietary headset?
08-04-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Mr. 66

There's a video of a guy using his head to...

There's a video of a guy using his head to straighten a wheel, but that is not a recommended method.
08-04-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By Mr. 66

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Nice build, I did a similar 930 build for a my son's campus cruiser, I used the...
08-03-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 618
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is what I think is an '83 Super, that is...

Here is what I think is an '83 Super, that is going to be for sale at the local Nonprofit LBS very soon, over the top guides and clamp derailleur. '84 would be the best bet imo to have that...
08-03-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 434,971
Posted By Mr. 66

Thanks, hopefully I can find some parts, and a...

Thanks, hopefully I can find some parts, and a crank puller, to get it back on the road relatively soon.
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Mr. 66

Pretty good on the Norco, don't bother with the...

Pretty good on the Norco, don't bother with the Raliegh.
07-31-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not use rubber rejuvenator, that can...

I would not use rubber rejuvenator, that can clean but it will also take solvent out of rubber. That is if you are talking like a type wash solute.
07-31-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Mr. 66

Pretty nice, I had the Traverse model from the...

Pretty nice, I had the Traverse model from the same time.
07-31-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By Mr. 66

All should work fine, if that is what you want,...

All should work fine, if that is what you want, the rear triangle may need to be respaced for your desired wheels.
07-31-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 752
Posted By Mr. 66

I've been working on my Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30...

I've been working on my Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30 made of 853, this will handle Big Apple or Fat Franks....
07-29-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 434,971
Posted By Mr. 66

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of...

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of track wheels for shop rolling. Cleaner calipers have replaced the original crusty critters. The hubs original to the purchase have been cut from the...
07-27-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Mr. 66

2x bottle mounts, over the top bb cable routing,...

2x bottle mounts, over the top bb cable routing, dimpled chainstay. Did your paw have any modifications done to it? From the cable routing I would say before '84.

Can you read markings on the bb?
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By Mr. 66

My 2700 gt Deluxe, same color even. ...

My 2700 gt Deluxe, same color even.
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Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By Mr. 66

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Oh that looks really good, not great, really good. Older than my 2700.

Sekai...
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By Mr. 66

Good advice from the seller, and I'm just a...

Good advice from the seller, and I'm just a little bias toward the Miyata over the Schwinn.
Replies: 18
Views: 329
Posted By Mr. 66

Are you sure it is a 4000? I thought those were...

Are you sure it is a 4000? I thought those were Champion no.1, I have Sekai 2700 that is Champion no.2.

$250 is a good price if it is clean and strait descent tires, and no great needs.

One...
07-27-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,708
Posted By Mr. 66

The blue line should be just fine for your setup,...

The blue line should be just fine for your setup, if it can cover the width of seven. A slight modification would do if does not.
07-23-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,218
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is what I did the last couple of times of...

Here is what I did the last couple of times of stuck stem.
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The handlebars were...
07-23-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,046
Posted By Mr. 66

From the Sharing Wheels Co-op I was able to pick...

From the Sharing Wheels Co-op I was able to pick up an as-is PX 10. More of a frame purchase given the state of things. It appears that the original sewups were swapped for Mavic 27"s, that a bummer...
07-23-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 60,373
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is my Cooper, mostly Shimano with a...

Here is my Cooper, mostly Shimano with a smattering of Campy on resurrected and literally saved from the dump wheelset. Primal purchase with a seatpost that had 8" of inserted stuck...
07-23-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,046
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much for me but I did find a Gitane TdF fork...

Not much for me but I did find a Gitane TdF fork for a loose Super Corsa frame in the stash....
07-19-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,447
Views: 434,971
Posted By Mr. 66

A Campy triple gets newish rings from an orphan...

A Campy triple gets newish rings from an orphan crank purchase.
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A Miyata 615...
07-16-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Mr. 66

Try resetting the pads at a slightly different...

Try resetting the pads at a slightly different angle to the rim
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Mr. 66

I wouldn't call it a problem, they ride great!...

I wouldn't call it a problem, they ride great! and are not over rated one bit.
07-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is the World, ...

Here is the World,
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they ride good.
07-09-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By Mr. 66

Some threaded rod, some nuts and washers, a...

Some threaded rod, some nuts and washers, a socket, a small flat, perhaps could fashion up a removal device.
Replies: 77
Views: 4,605
Posted By Mr. 66

Ok...

Ok...
07-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20,461
Views: 3,525,200
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-g...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-giant-anyroad-hybrid-bicycle/7342722579.html
...
06-28-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm wondering if the stem, with the length of...

I'm wondering if the stem, with the length of bolt there, has been cut down.
06-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,087
Posted By Mr. 66

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I have the Performance Focus with the alloy fork, very good rider a little harsh...
06-16-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By Mr. 66

I would check the chain line, your setup sounds...

I would check the chain line, your setup sounds inboard. I use those cranks and I'm not having any issues but I'm running stock 6 gear.
06-16-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

Ya know, if you leave a little earlier you could...

Ya know, if you leave a little earlier you could maybe go cow tipping.
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Mr. 66

2 black 1980 ish models sold in Puget Sound area...

2 black 1980 ish models sold in Puget Sound area last year, one sold for $250, the other a little bit more I think. They sold under valued imo.

Forum member Wildwood bought one of them.
06-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Mr. 66

I would wipe it down with windex maybe, I would...

I would wipe it down with windex maybe, I would wipe it down with oil. I go nonabrasive first and work my way to wax, if that's not enough I'll use rubbing compound.

This was in dreary state at...
06-15-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By Mr. 66

Is that steel? The other mount looks not much...

Is that steel? The other mount looks not much better.
06-12-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By Mr. 66

I think you need some fatties for the...

I think you need some fatties for the Axis.https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7483_4fb6e1bdf4bd052a21a092d9e14c5cc5ea280276.jpg
06-11-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,576
Posted By Mr. 66

This was an affordable 27 bike for me, I built it...

This was an affordable 27 bike for me, I built it up from a bare frame purchase. Me World Voyageur, very sporting ...
06-11-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

I dab the paint, then wipe immediately. If it...

I dab the paint, then wipe immediately. If it dries I'll put a few drops of solvent on a cloth and wipe gingerly as to not dig into the engraved area. If it's been dry a couple of day I'll use 0000...
06-11-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

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About a mile in on the hike ...
06-11-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel...

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel hike
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Bledsoe Vinyard...
06-11-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

As Marv Albert used to say, "Yes!"

As Marv Albert used to say, "Yes!"
06-10-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

A little polish and some pantograph detail. ...

A little polish and some pantograph detail.

The pedals and clips got some treatment of foil and rubbing compound. They came out good, they already rolled some from international service, the guts...
06-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,044
Posted By Mr. 66

A few of the more intact...

A few of the more intact findshttps://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6615_93962339db9793eebaa570769ede0d47898e74e5.jpg
I put a new saddleon the Univega, all else is...
06-10-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

No progress fo me on the Simplex front...

No progress fo me on the Simplex front derailleur, I ran out to the local tractor and farm supply outlets to see if I could find a chain breaker bigger than bicycle's. I was crap out of luck, Simplex...
06-09-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is what I did with the last stuck stem on...

Here is what I did with the last stuck stem on the Fuji. I clamped the fork in a vise and grabbed the bull by the horns and away they went....
06-09-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

No...:innocent: ...

No...:innocent:
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06-07-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,262
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm impressed! I like the blue very much it...

I'm impressed! I like the blue very much it really looks right for the time, the silver bands go good with the chrome. The fork crown detail is the same that I put on my Gitane TdF. 26.5 pounds...
06-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By Mr. 66

I have the 1980 Professional, one of the finest....

I have the 1980 Professional, one of the finest. I'm very happy with the ride, not the lightest, but the ride is electric!!! If it's still available I would not hesitate they are everything you ever...
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