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07-10-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By Antipodes

Produced around 1991-1993 I believe. The earlier...

Produced around 1991-1993 I believe. The earlier ones are the purple colour, the latter, the hideous "midnight aurora". I have two friends with them over here in Melbourne, Australia. Both run 650B...
02-07-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 75,972
Posted By Antipodes

I haven't posted for quite some time, but...

I haven't posted for quite some time, but nevertheless, I'll start again by adding to this thread.
Here's my early '70s Ibanez model 2370:...
08-01-10, 04:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,704
Posted By Antipodes

I found a high-quality 14mm combination spanner...

I found a high-quality 14mm combination spanner with a ratcheting ring end on the side of the road a few years back. I can't recall the brand, but it's good for old style seatpost knuckles and bolt...
07-01-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,035
Posted By Antipodes

Send a PM to member terrors. He has (or had?) two...

Send a PM to member terrors. He has (or had?) two of them.
06-24-10, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Posted By Antipodes

Just had a thought. You MAY be able to use the...

Just had a thought. You MAY be able to use the Park double-ended bottom bracket tool that looks like this:
http://i3.avlws.com/565/l1623.png
The flat end fits raised 16mm flats on the adjustable...
06-23-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,082
Posted By Antipodes

The BBT-18 is for externally notched bottom...

The BBT-18 is for externally notched bottom brackets, such as XTR, Bontrager and Truvativ.
Yours is not a Suntour Sprint, though you have probably already worked this much out. I think I've seen...
05-28-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

WOULD LIKE TO GET: * Nitto Deluxe, Dynamic or...

WOULD LIKE TO GET:
* Nitto Deluxe, Dynamic or Pearl 120mm stem, 26.0mm clamp

HAVE:
* Nitto Dirtdrop stem, 100mm version
* Lots of other interesting road and MTB vintage parts - What do you...
04-13-10, 02:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,663
Posted By Antipodes

:lol:

:lol:
04-04-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,447
Posted By Antipodes

You can remove the rust from the small chromed...

You can remove the rust from the small chromed pieces (e.g. - chainring bolts, QR nuts, brake cam parts, derailleur bolts etc.) with a 1 part molasses to 7 parts water solution. Place the goop in a...
04-03-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

ISO...for a long time: * Shimano Sante rear...

ISO...for a long time:

* Shimano Sante rear cassette hub w/original skewer
* Shimano Sante headset

Both must be in good shape.
I have some stuff to trade if necessary - What are you looking...
02-12-10, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,479
Posted By Antipodes

I too have a ~1972 PX10 with a 5 digit serial #...

I too have a ~1972 PX10 with a 5 digit serial # stamped directly into the BB shell, except mine starts with a "7" not a 9. From memory, it is something like 72775 or thereabouts. There was a post...
01-02-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 969,146
Posted By Antipodes

My girlfriend's custom SS '72ish Peugeot PX10: ...

My girlfriend's custom SS '72ish Peugeot PX10:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2157/2393418146_96388de594_o.jpg

As above, apologies to those that have seen it many times before.
01-02-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Antipodes

Shimano DT shifters are basically unserviceable....

Shimano DT shifters are basically unserviceable. However, they are also virtually indestructible, so there is typically little to worry about with them. I have had some in the past where the insides...
01-02-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By Antipodes

Many apologies for the lack of pics. I did post...

Many apologies for the lack of pics. I did post it originally with pictures, but then edited the post to add some things that I left out, and when I came back to the post this morning I noticed that...
01-02-10, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By Antipodes

1988 Miyata 1200, now STI-equipped! Kill me now!!!

Hey folks.
So, my Miyata 1200, which has been on the backburner for many months, is now back on the road, complete with an STI (!!!) setup. Switching to STI is something that I said I would...
12-17-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,129
Posted By Antipodes

Always behind the bar for me. Also, not like...

Always behind the bar for me.
Also, not like in the Eddy picture. I route the rear cable (if it's on the right side lever) on the right side of the stem. By doing this, the two cables never touch...
12-12-09, 01:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,787
Posted By Antipodes

That's okay - They're definitely one of the...

That's okay - They're definitely one of the ugliest things to ever come out of a bicycle factory. Kind of like a half-flattened plastic milk bottle with a Campagnolo logo. No thanks!
12-12-09, 12:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,874
Posted By Antipodes

1) 1988 Miyata Twelve Hundred - currently being...

1) 1988 Miyata Twelve Hundred - currently being converted to 8 speed Dura Ace STI (!!!!!!). Just waiting on the the rear derailleur in the mail.
2) 1956 Mastersports path/track racer - picked this...
12-06-09, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

WANT: Shimano Dura Ace 7402 rear derailleur (8...

WANT: Shimano Dura Ace 7402 rear derailleur (8 speed era)

HAVE: Shimano Sante rear derailleur, lots of other stuff, etc. - What do you need?
12-04-09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,575
Posted By Antipodes

Let me guess, you're an octopus?

Let me guess, you're an octopus?
12-04-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,731
Posted By Antipodes

Cross frame? WTF? Yeah, I can really see someone...

Cross frame? WTF? Yeah, I can really see someone running up a muddy hill with this thing slung over their shoulder.
11-17-09, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Antipodes

Thanks for the input guys. Old and new: It's a...

Thanks for the input guys.
Old and new: It's a 62cmX57cm frame. Yeah, it's definitely no Miyata or Nishiki, as I know them very well. No to Kuwahara too.
I was thinking something like a...
11-17-09, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Antipodes

Oh come on, is that it!? Thanks for your input...

Oh come on, is that it!?
Thanks for your input cannonedge.
11-16-09, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Antipodes

Help ID this Japanese (?) frameset.

Hey folks.
I picked this up for cheap a little while back. I am assuming it is Japanese in origin because of the Tange dropouts, 26.8 seatpost diameter and overall appearance. It measures 62cm c-c...
11-13-09, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,261
Posted By Antipodes

Make that two of us. My girlfriend's bike has a...

Make that two of us. My girlfriend's bike has a pair of these pedals on it and the left one is in dire need of an overhaul.

If anyone can figure out a non-destructive method of getting the...
11-09-09, 03:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,241
Posted By Antipodes

Hahaha! Genius term - "quick release paint". I...

Hahaha! Genius term - "quick release paint". I like it!
11-09-09, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,434
Posted By Antipodes

If the Sante parts are original equipment, then...

If the Sante parts are original equipment, then it's from 1988 or 1989. However, going by the presence of other earlier Shimano parts (headset, cranks etc.), then the Sante bits are a later upgrade....
11-07-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By Antipodes

Yes, I vouch for Kool-stops too, except I swapped...

Yes, I vouch for Kool-stops too, except I swapped the the whole had pad assemblies out for Kool Stop canti pads (The one-piece ones with the smooth posts). They work very well.
11-07-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,724
Posted By Antipodes

Thumbs up: * Tange Falcon - I have this one...

Thumbs up:

* Tange Falcon - I have this one on my Miyata 1000 and it is as smooth as butter.
* Stronglight B10/A9 - light, and well-regarded
* Kuwahara-branded ones found on many, many Apollo...
10-29-09, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

ISO: * 180mm crankset with a 110mm bcd,...

ISO:
* 180mm crankset with a 110mm bcd, suitable for use as a compact double, i.e. - old Shimano XT, Ritchey Logic, etc.
* Nitto Dirtdrop stem, 100mm extension version

HAVE:
* Shimano Sante...
09-27-09, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Antipodes

Does it have another 5 holes at a smaller bcd?...

Does it have another 5 holes at a smaller bcd? Could it be model 49d or 63?
Does it have another extra set of holes drilled at another bcd? The rings in the following photo fit the model 99 crank...
08-19-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,908
Posted By Antipodes

Oh god, what next, American Flyers II?

Oh god, what next, American Flyers II?
08-19-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By Antipodes

Get use to it. You won't get better, I guarantee...

Get use to it. You won't get better, I guarantee it. :)
08-19-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,909
Posted By Antipodes

As others suggested, start with something mild,...

As others suggested, start with something mild, then go up to something harsher if necessary. There's no point in using toxic chemicals if you don't really have to. The paint will come off the parts...
08-18-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By Antipodes

1) Stronglight 104 bis 2) Mavic Montlery...

1) Stronglight 104 bis
2) Mavic Montlery Championat du Monde tubulars
3) I don't know what you are referring to - derailleur, freewheel or dropouts? The derailleur is some derivative of the...
08-18-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,076
Posted By Antipodes

Nice bike OP. I have exactly the same bike...

Nice bike OP.
I have exactly the same bike (well, my girlfriend does, but I claim it as one of my own), though it has been drastically changed parts and paint-wise.
Mine too has the five digit...
08-13-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 100,971
Posted By Antipodes

I'm pretty sure it's a Prestige model. The year...

I'm pretty sure it's a Prestige model.
The year is definitely 1980, going by the serial number (first two numbers are the year of manufacture).
The Rigida rim (can't tell from your photos if it's...
08-13-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

WANT: * Nitto Technomic stem, 120mm reach, 26.0...

WANT:
* Nitto Technomic stem, 120mm reach, 26.0 clamp OR Nitto Dirtdrop stem, longer reach version
* Shimano Sante rear hub (must have original skewer)
* Shimano 600 "tri-colour" / Sante / Dura...
08-06-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

Maybe more than what you'd usually be willing to...

Maybe more than what you'd usually be willing to pay, but nevertheless:
...
08-06-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

PM'd.

PM'd.
08-06-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Antipodes

1) YES 2) YES, but only in friction mode.

1) YES
2) YES, but only in friction mode.
08-06-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,312
Posted By Antipodes

It's a PX10.

It's a PX10.
08-04-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,491,643
Posted By Antipodes

HAVE: * Campy Chorus Italian BB *...

HAVE:

* Campy Chorus Italian BB
* Stronglight P3 headset with extra lower cup
* Mafac Competition front caliper (no straddle cable unfortunately)
* Dia Compe Aero Gran Compe calipers (A C300G)...
08-04-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,344
Posted By Antipodes

That's why I said traditional. I sure wasn't...

That's why I said traditional. I sure wasn't going to use the culturally cringeworthy phrase "down under" to refer to myself.
No, there isn't one Antipodes, it's just a term that means two places...
08-04-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,088
Posted By Antipodes

I turn 33 this coming Sunday.

I turn 33 this coming Sunday.
08-04-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,344
Posted By Antipodes

I chose mine for the fact that most speakers here...

I chose mine for the fact that most speakers here are from North America and, being from Australia, I write from basically what is the other side of the world. Those who know me better know that...
07-31-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,844
Posted By Antipodes

You're saving the best for last. Moustache bars...

You're saving the best for last. Moustache bars are great.
07-31-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,654
Posted By Antipodes

Ah, it's probably Japanese...:) I can't tell...

Ah, it's probably Japanese...:)
I can't tell you anymore than that, but I can warn you on those Dia Compe brakes - they have what is probably the flimsiest quick release in the history of brakes...
07-31-09, 03:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,052
Posted By Antipodes

Yes, they are very well made. I once had the...

Yes, they are very well made. I once had the giant model on a bike and it was tuh-uff!
07-31-09, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,065
Posted By Antipodes

I was just going to say "nice username". I miss...

I was just going to say "nice username". I miss them too...
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