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06-09-24, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Hobbiano

Buy it quick! What a deal! Remember though,...

Buy it quick! What a deal! Remember though, Expedition's are measured c/c, so it's about a 57 measured c/t.
Thankfully, it's not a 54.
01-19-24, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Hobbiano

See The World - Iohan Gueorguiev (Bike tour video series).

If you're looking for something bike touring related to watch on these cold winter nights you might want to check this out. From the Artic Ocean to Patagonia on a bike. It is amazing. I watched it a...
12-28-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,978
Posted By Hobbiano

Nice job! Paint looks great!

Nice job! Paint looks great!
11-23-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By Hobbiano

I bought a few of the V.O. saddles. I got the...

I bought a few of the V.O. saddles. I got the "V.O. Smooth Touring Saddle Wide" that has dimensions similar to a B-17 Brooks. I only used it for about a hundred miles so far but I like it. For a...
11-23-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Hobbiano

Excellent. Looks great!

Excellent. Looks great!
11-20-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,307
Posted By Hobbiano

I don't know if this is what you need or if it is...

I don't know if this is what you need or if it is the correct threading or not, but there's two 118 mm Stronglight Competition bottom brackets in the C&V marketplace right now: The listing starts...
11-11-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,545
Posted By Hobbiano

This is the headset wrench:...

This is the headset wrench: https://www.ebay.com/itm/152738970081
11-09-23, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By Hobbiano

A great Giro d'Italia documentary

I really enjoyed this film. Beautifully made. Lots of footage from the back of the race, filmed from the medic teams vehicles. Sorry, but I couldn't figure out how to post the link without embedding...
11-02-23, 05:21 PM
11-01-23, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hobbiano

53, maybe 54, center to top. I have an '83 Pro...

53, maybe 54, center to top. I have an '83 Pro Tour that measures 55 ctt and the space between the top and down tube looks about 1 or 2cm more than this one. (this one being the one we're talking...
10-28-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Psa
Views: 1,869
Posted By Hobbiano

Psa

Soma has 27" Pasela's on sale for about 9 bucks, 1-1/4 & 1-1/8. And a bunch of other stuff.
10-18-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Hobbiano

I didn't know SR made stems this nice.

I didn't know SR made stems this nice.
10-03-23, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,460
Posted By Hobbiano

Yes. I deleted my post. I just couldn't get it to...

Yes. I deleted my post. I just couldn't get it to make much sense no matter how many times I edited it. So I'll try again:
As an aside, near the beginning of this thread there was some conversation...
10-02-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hobbiano

bikemig Actually it was mentioned in post #4. All...

bikemig Actually it was mentioned in post #4. All the more reason.
Post 14 not 4.
Never mind.
10-02-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hobbiano

Now would be a good time to flood this thread...

Now would be a good time to flood this thread with more pictures of your Expedition, OP. We haven't seen the other side (drive side).
09-30-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,919
Posted By Hobbiano

So what are the differences between a like sized...

So what are the differences between a like sized Expedition and Miyata 1000? From all I could find on the Expedition, which wasn't much, it seems it may have a 1.5 to 2 degree steeper seat tube in...
09-30-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,394
Posted By Hobbiano

Say ten hail Mary's and you will be forgiven.

Say ten hail Mary's and you will be forgiven.
09-07-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,917
Posted By Hobbiano

Have you tried a narrow 7 speed freewheel on your...

Have you tried a narrow 7 speed freewheel on your 720?
I have an '82 '83 720 with a standard 6 speed and there's enough space left over that I think a narrow 7 speed work. A narrow seven speed is...
09-04-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,917
Posted By Hobbiano

As to the space between the wheel and the...

As to the space between the wheel and the chainstay bridge - I have seen in at least one post here where a spacer was used with a longer bolt to get the fender spacing closer.
I have to correct my...
09-04-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,917
Posted By Hobbiano

According to the '83 catalog, these came with an...

According to the '83 catalog, these came with an ultra six speed freewheel, which is the same width or just slightly wider than a five speed and narrower than a standard six or a seven a helicomatic...
08-25-23, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks guys. I think I'm going with large. I...

Thanks guys. I think I'm going with large. I found an old set of pedals that I used back in the day and I had medium Christophe clips on them, and had them shimmed out with about 4 washers on each...
08-25-23, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By Hobbiano

Your bike looks great! Those tires are fine. You...

Your bike looks great! Those tires are fine. You could spend more, or less, go fatter or skinnier, whatever you want. I think for your use I would keep what you have on there.
Bearings and chains...
08-23-23, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Hobbiano

I think these came in even sizes 52, 54, 56,...

I think these came in even sizes 52, 54, 56, measured center to top. This looks bigger than 54 to me, maybe 56, center to top?
08-11-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Hobbiano

I measured mine: diameter at bottom of slots:...

I measured mine: diameter at bottom of slots: 0.828 - 0.831 (inches)
width of slots: 0.194 - 0.198 (inches)
08-11-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Hobbiano

You can get it apart without the tool. Just hold...

You can get it apart without the tool. Just hold one locknut and unscrew the other. Then you can unscrew the aluminum cap with the adjustable metal sleeve with your fingers. If it's difficult to turn...
08-09-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Hobbiano

As jiangshi said above, the Suntour TA260 is the...

As jiangshi said above, the Suntour TA260 is the correct tool.
08-02-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,358
Posted By Hobbiano

Paint, and the rest of the bike, looks good as...

Paint, and the rest of the bike, looks good as is. Is something wrong with the wheels that are on it? Cantilevers just look so much cooler than v-brakes. Add some racks and bags and go. Maybe...
07-21-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By Hobbiano

Such a nice 620. And it's my size!

Such a nice 620. And it's my size!
07-02-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By Hobbiano

It still has that little carboard brake adjuster...

It still has that little carboard brake adjuster retainer on the front brake. I'm beginning to think never ridden.
And no brake track wear on either set of wheels.
06-07-23, 11:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By Hobbiano

Nice write up! If it were me, of course I'd keep...

Nice write up! If it were me, of course I'd keep them both, and just build them up a little differently. Which reminds me, I have a 710 from '82 that I need to build. So I'll be following along with...
04-27-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Hobbiano

The Campy parts look like Triomphe rather than...

The Campy parts look like Triomphe rather than Victory to me. The Victory crank spider arms were a straight taper out to the chainrings, where as the Triomphe arms tapered in then back out as they...
04-15-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,876
Posted By Hobbiano

Is this the C & V sales sub forum?

Is this the C & V sales sub forum?
03-24-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Hobbiano

As far as I can remember, I've never seen a nicer...

As far as I can remember, I've never seen a nicer 210. Nice work!
03-07-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent.

Pm sent.
02-24-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 987
Posted By Hobbiano

Velo Orange and Soma Fab Shop have brake hoods...

Velo Orange and Soma Fab Shop have brake hoods for non aero levers, and I'm sure lots of other places do too, but probably not your local bike shop.
Same thing with 27" tires. Widely available - but...
02-12-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent!

Pm sent!
02-04-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By Hobbiano

Those are Triomphe. The cage part where your...

Those are Triomphe. The cage part where your cleats would engage is a separate piece and is steel on the Victory. Also the toe clip attachment is different.
Edit: Actually I'm not sure if the cage...
01-28-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Hobbiano

Go by Bicycle Michaels on Frenchmen Street and...

Go by Bicycle Michaels on Frenchmen Street and just talk to them.
https://www.facebook.com/bicyclemichaels/ .
Best old school bike shop in N.O. (that I know of). They should have lots of ideas on...
01-24-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,168
Posted By Hobbiano

I think it doesn't look too bad. It's just a nice...

I think it doesn't look too bad. It's just a nice bike with some unfortunate scratches. The rest of it looks okay.
01-23-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,210
Posted By Hobbiano

I have those shifters on my '85 610, paired with...

I have those shifters on my '85 610, paired with a Deore XT rear derailleur and a newer Shimano freewheel. I think it shifts great. They are L-412 shifters, or Light Action shifters, and they really...
01-14-23, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,764
Posted By Hobbiano

Really nice. And a one of a kind build. Glad it's...

Really nice. And a one of a kind build. Glad it's way too big for me. Otherwise I wouldn't be able to get it out of my mind.
12-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,690
Posted By Hobbiano

Great job. Especially the paint restoration and...

Great job. Especially the paint restoration and touch up!
12-15-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,851
Posted By Hobbiano

Can't wait to see this all fixed up. Love this...

Can't wait to see this all fixed up. Love this thread.
12-10-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Hobbiano

SoCaled...

SoCaled (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/socaled-536587.html) Compare the details of you frame to this one: John's Bicycle Restorations: Ruben's 1980 Trek 412 Restoration & Update...
12-09-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Hobbiano

I'm going to guess it's an early 412.

I'm going to guess it's an early 412.
12-06-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Hobbiano

Wow. Beautiful!

Wow. Beautiful!
11-30-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,883
Posted By Hobbiano

I think it looks great! But 1mm tire clearance?

I think it looks great! But 1mm tire clearance?
10-21-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By Hobbiano

I have an '84 Trek mountain bike that came with...

I have an '84 Trek mountain bike that came with the solid axle version. It sat under water for a week or more back in 2016, then when the water went down remained in the same spot for four more years...
10-17-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 98,837
Posted By Hobbiano

Here's a few of mine. '52 ES-125 ...

Here's a few of mine.
'52 ES-125
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/874x1456/0118201025edit65_5cc33532197926e2114a8a7fed6217861c83a519.jpg

'67 X500...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By Hobbiano

I think that's a very small frame, more suitable...

I think that's a very small frame, more suitable for someone around 5'-4".
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