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07-24-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By daverup

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty! Here's...

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty!
Here's another headbadge,

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1335x1029/adbadge_e98b16468faaa8eee74507434ef7b2fb8feb43db.jpg
07-22-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By daverup

If your rims don't have hooks, it will be safer...

If your rims don't have hooks, it will be safer to run wire bead tires. Folding tires will give you trouble.
Even with the wire beads, some will work better than others.
I've had good luck with the...
07-18-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By daverup

I've had a couple of those do the same thing...

I've had a couple of those do the same thing recently. I don't really understand why, but have not tried cleaning the core yet.
07-14-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By daverup

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed...

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed copies.
3D printed covers...
07-13-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,389
Posted By daverup

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake, ...

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake,


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1351/lemondlake_d5b6207ae5ab045078084e76b5d0da8c80e9ff13.jpg
07-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,572
Posted By daverup

JohnDThompson Showed us the difference in this...

JohnDThompson Showed us the difference in this thread, Helicomatic 700 pics (https://www.bikeforums.net/21916563-post41.html)
I think the labryinth seals are pretty obvious too.
07-08-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,572
Posted By daverup

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6...

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6 speed has thinner spacers between the cogs.
07-07-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,572
Posted By daverup

That wheel and hub appear to be from a mid 80's...

That wheel and hub appear to be from a mid 80's Trek 720. I've got those wheels on my Austro Daimler,
...
07-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,434
Posted By daverup

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising...

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising a daughter. :)
My daughter was really difficult 13-19 as well, I know how that feels.
It's great that your daughter appreciates a classic bike.
07-06-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 430,517
Posted By daverup

Picked this 2002 LeMond Buenos Aires, I've been...

Picked this 2002 LeMond Buenos Aires, I've been working on the overhaul.
As found,
...
Replies: 30
Views: 849
Posted By daverup

Here is the catalog page, ...

Here is the catalog page,

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1360x2000/ventnoir_638a10dfee3257f5b6a8915adfb206deedf2aaaf.jpg
07-01-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,208
Posted By daverup

87 Puch Mistral, ...

87 Puch Mistral,

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x690/img_puch_90affab0e30c3f8907a2aa4188ec05416387cae5.jpg
06-30-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By daverup

The 1981 Catalog says that hoods were standard....

The 1981 Catalog says that hoods were standard. Some Dia Compe modern hoods will work, not perfect, but ok.
06-30-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
06-28-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,389
Posted By daverup

Down to the lake on the Puch, ...

Down to the lake on the Puch,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1709/puchlake_d60ab3c33d5b6157e5788af272dde9262a4cfec2.jpg
06-24-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,648
Posted By daverup

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1639/pathpic_4b2432e1df46e95dd11fe8258ad5b282da5a3dfa.jpg
06-24-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,931
Posted By daverup

Bookface is blocking non-members of their...

Bookface is blocking non-members of their collective from browsing these links most of the time now. I did get to look at one, blocked after that..
06-22-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,572
Posted By daverup

There are different versions of the helicomatic...

There are different versions of the helicomatic hub, the later version would be the better project. See this thread for more info...
06-21-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By daverup

The 60 FD date code appears to be BL which I...

The 60 FD date code appears to be BL which I think is Dec 77.
Doesn't show up well in the pic,
...
06-21-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By daverup

My 78 Super Le Tour 12.2 came with the Shimano 60...

My 78 Super Le Tour 12.2 came with the Shimano 60 FD, I didn't really like it. I replaced it with a Titlist, which seems to shift much nicer, and is easier to adjust.
...
06-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By daverup

A couple of pictures to add. My 83 Le Tour came...

A couple of pictures to add.
My 83 Le Tour came with the Altus ST RD, it has fairly cheap plastic covers over the pivot points that tend to crack and get lost.
The left (upper) pivot cover is...
06-15-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,931
Posted By daverup

Wow! First time I've wished I was in Dallas in...

Wow!
First time I've wished I was in Dallas in summer..
Beautiful bike, someone should get it quick..

I also think this might be taller than 58cm.
06-12-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By daverup

Oops! Sorry, I put down the wrong thing....

Oops! Sorry, I put down the wrong thing. Corrected now to 650C

The stem does have the Terry Graphic on the side.
...
06-12-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By daverup

89 Terry Symmetry

.My wife's 89 Terry Symmetry. Shimano 105 Brifters and 8 speed group. RSX dual pivot brake calipers. When I found this one the brifter shifting mechanisms were gummed up with old dried grease. Opened...
06-11-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,931
Posted By daverup

It looks quite a bit like, ...

It looks quite a bit like,
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1230313-stunning-mystery-bike-san-fran-cl.html
06-11-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By daverup

By your headbadge number, your crosscut would...

By your headbadge number, your crosscut would have been made in May of 91.
My crosscut has a badge of 2723 indicates it was built in Sept of 93, although it was sold as a 94.
I think the butterfly...
06-10-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,054
Posted By daverup

I'm going to Madison area in a few weeks, I plan...

I'm going to Madison area in a few weeks, I plan on pre-shopping the week before too.
06-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,227
Posted By daverup

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished...

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished alloy bits. The new bike "all black components" thing is rather ugly. For the prices being charged I would think that some shiney stuff would be...
06-03-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,483
Posted By daverup

78 Super Le Tour 12.2, ...

78 Super Le Tour 12.2,

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x757/lt122_7d029c0ed248bd2c3c08f104ac59d2bf1771d822.jpg
06-03-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,536
Posted By daverup

The "regular Le Tour" lost 4 lbs in 1983. If you...

The "regular Le Tour" lost 4 lbs in 1983. If you buy a "regular Le Tour" older than 1983 you will be hauling around 4 lbs extra. On hills, that would be noticeable.
The "Super Le Tour 12.2" got the...
06-02-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,735
Posted By daverup

I did not get punch-outs, but these have the spot...

I did not get punch-outs, but these have the spot molded. On a bike without safety levers.
...
06-02-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,735
Posted By daverup

Here are some installed on one of my Wife's bikes...

Here are some installed on one of my Wife's bikes (Schwinn)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/lever1_3634ebacef9f4e64b302f08a7f7ddc97cc533807.jpg...
06-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,536
Posted By daverup

The Schwinn Le Tour's as mentioned above could be...

The Schwinn Le Tour's as mentioned above could be a good choice. The trick is which Le Tour. The Super Le Tour had the 4130 steel "lighter" frame by the late 70's. The standard Le Tour did not get...
06-02-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,735
Posted By daverup

I've got a 83 LeTour with "safety levers". It...

I've got a 83 LeTour with "safety levers". It came with them, and they are fine for low speed stops. I do keep the adjustments pretty tight, loose they are not much good.
My wife insists on some...
05-31-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By daverup

Some of the old dry grease I've removed from...

Some of the old dry grease I've removed from Shimano brifters would not have been removed by flushing. It freezes the pawls preventing them from functioning. Scraping out the dried solid grease, then...
05-31-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,237
Posted By daverup

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1007x729/img_20210531_145454_71b035089e91e7e1beb0c03c8e52dc798b561748.jpg
05-29-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By daverup

This thread has been useful in overhauling old...

This thread has been useful in overhauling old Shimano brifters,
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/886004-guide-repairing-shimano-rsx-a410-sti-levers.html
05-25-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By daverup

OP album, ...

OP album,
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/21488457
05-24-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By daverup

Another is the Schwinn Crosscut. We got two of...

Another is the Schwinn Crosscut. We got two of these in 94. Only negative to me is the gripshift. Ours have held up fine, fairly light use.

...
05-23-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 95,866
Posted By daverup

Here's a GT Rage I overhauled recently. ...

Here's a GT Rage I overhauled recently.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/973x663/gt_rage_16b6a16b9f453a5cb968c756131b940340f06c60.jpg
05-23-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By daverup

Here is one in my area that's been advertised for...

Here is one in my area that's been advertised for a while. Maybe in another month it will be priced better....
05-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By daverup

Nice bike! If N+1 makes you happy, it's the right...

Nice bike! If N+1 makes you happy, it's the right thing to do.
05-21-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By daverup

I think 1980 is correct for the 1020 steel,...

I think 1980 is correct for the 1020 steel, silver paint and stem shifters. In 1983, the frame changed to 4130.
05-21-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,648
Posted By daverup

Could be dangerous, A. Dropping phone trying to...

Could be dangerous,
A. Dropping phone trying to take action shot.
B. Crashing bike trying to catch phone dropped in A.
05-15-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,690
Posted By daverup

It sounds like the seller is a bit difficult to...

It sounds like the seller is a bit difficult to deal with. Only answering a fraction of requests, with partial info.
There are buyers interested, but the seller is setting off all kinds of warning...
05-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By daverup

Nice bike! The rear reflector bracket seems to be...

Nice bike! The rear reflector bracket seems to be the problem. Should be like this,
...
05-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By daverup

I'm not sure if that will work. I ride about a 23...

I'm not sure if that will work. I ride about a 23 inch road frame and a Trek 21" MTB frame was maxing me out standover. I'm 5'10".
05-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By daverup

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I...

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I think is the 76 AD catalog,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1320x2000/ultima_13b1386a7db4670703163e9671f88d5c70fc9925.jpg...
05-13-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By daverup

spudly Here's an interesting history, if you...

spudly Here's an interesting history, if you haven't already seen it,
My Austro-Daimler "Vent Noir II" Bicycle And Brief History of Steyr Daimler Puch...
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