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09-08-21, 10:03 AM
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Posted By the sci guy

2001 Cannondale R1000 geometry

Anyone got a better quality scan of the 2001 catalogue than is on vintagecannondale.com? I need to see the sizing for the R1000 and it's really really hard to make anything out.
Forum: Texas
09-04-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By the sci guy

Where did you ride when you were in Houston?

Where did you ride when you were in Houston?
09-02-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By the sci guy

I discovered Blue Lug about 2 years ago, and have...

I discovered Blue Lug about 2 years ago, and have salivated over their instagram feed since. I have purchased many parts from them - despite it taking time to ship from Japan.

If I even opened a...
09-02-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 27,676
Posted By the sci guy

Wish I could step up, but I've got no active...

Wish I could step up, but I've got no active builds and I'm trying to unload 2 vintage bikes at the moment as well to no avail. Also I may be laid off next week so there will be no bike money...
...
07-17-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By the sci guy

Well good thing the wrench was only $8, heh ...

Well good thing the wrench was only $8, heh

I've used two 5mm hex to turn the front bolt to center, and then hold in place while tightening the back bolt through the fork - but it still often...
07-17-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By the sci guy

Park Tool OBW 3 doesn't fit mah brakes?

So I ordered the OBW-3 to use on my 1980's Shimano 600 side pull single pivot calipers and the took doesn't fit in 2 ways. A) in the front, the headset keeps the wrench from getting down behind the...
07-17-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

I didnít measure the diameter of the bolt...

I didnít measure the diameter of the bolt openings but I needed to use the bolt spacer that came with them to make the opening smaller so the screw fit. So it could be that the default larger opening...
07-16-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed ...

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed


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07-16-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By the sci guy

And how do I get it outta there?

And how do I get it outta there?
07-16-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By the sci guy

Screw for bottom jockey wheel wonít loosen or tighten

Just finished putting on new jockey wheels and I had to undo and redo the bottom one but now the screw has kinda tightened but has reached a point where it is just spinning. I canít tighten it any...
07-15-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,560,771
Posted By the sci guy

good lord y'all are tall

good lord y'all are tall
07-08-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Now I just need to figure out how to take that...

Now I just need to figure out how to take that part of the derailleur apart!
07-07-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Just ordered some purple 10t ones from Chaser...

Just ordered some purple 10t ones from Chaser Tech. I think they'll look good with the powder blue frame color.

Do they ship from the US or will I be waiting 5 weeks from China?
07-05-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By the sci guy

The frame belonged to a friend of mine in the...

The frame belonged to a friend of mine in the neighborhood. She didn't want it anymore and it had been sitting in storage for almost 20 years. I got it for free. This was a rebuild of opportunity.
07-04-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Just came across these as well:...

Just came across these as well: https://velo-orange.com/collections/shifters/products/grand-cru-sealed-bearing-jockey-wheels-10-tooth

Think those would work?
07-04-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Checking out the ones from Chaser Tech now. Does...

Checking out the ones from Chaser Tech now. Does Shimano even make them anymore? Only ones I could find was these Shimano Derailleur Pulley Set, 1 Pair, fits 6, 7, 8 sp...
07-04-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By the sci guy

Need help finding new jockey wheels for derailleur

Shimano 600 6207 6spd friction rear derailleur.

having a hard time finding parts that Iím comfortable taking a chance of getting.

10 teeth per wheel I believe.

Who can point me towards...
07-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,641
Posted By the sci guy

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can...

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can find one similar enough to the frame red.
Forum: Texas
06-19-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By the sci guy

The BUffalo Bayou trail is pretty (though less so...

The BUffalo Bayou trail is pretty (though less so when the muddy bayou is flowing real high like it currently is thanks to the discharge from the reservoirs, but there are lots of other bayou trails...
06-19-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 305,270
Posted By the sci guy

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today....

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today. Love this bike.

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06-09-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By the sci guy

Can someone point in the direction of where I can...

Can someone point in the direction of where I can buy new jockey wheels for a 80's Shimano 600 rear derailleur?
06-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By the sci guy

beware the toe overlap. one of the reasons i sold...

beware the toe overlap. one of the reasons i sold my cross check.
06-04-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,061
Posted By the sci guy

I think the definition of "classic" with music,...

I think the definition of "classic" with music, much like with bikes, depends on how it's being used. To me, classic can be used as "that's a classic!" as in, it's an important, stand out piece of...
06-03-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,061
Posted By the sci guy

Personally, I think anything at least 20 years...

Personally, I think anything at least 20 years old classifies as classic, and at this point in the timeline anything made before 1985 is vintage, regardless of what kind of components are currently...
06-02-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,641
Posted By the sci guy

I also have Soma HWY1 bars on my '87 Cilo. Love...

I also have Soma HWY1 bars on my '87 Cilo. Love them.
06-02-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,641
Posted By the sci guy

those coda stems are absolutely hideous. I had an...

those coda stems are absolutely hideous. I had an R300 and it was one of the first things to go because ::barf::.
I ended up putting on a simple Origin8 quill stem to sell it, but if i had kept it I...
05-31-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By the sci guy

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I...

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I think the culprit is and I think I fixed it.

I assume itís still possible to find replacement wheels for Shimano 600 6200 series derailleur?



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05-30-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By the sci guy

2 different noises from 2 different bikes in 1 thread.

Can you help me with these?

1) The drivetrain on my Cilo is noisy, it almost sounds like itís not completely in gear (Shimano 600 friction shift) but it definitely is right where it needs to be...
05-28-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,299,828
Posted By the sci guy

lol - well, I like a good project, and if I'm...

lol - well, I like a good project, and if I'm going to try to sell it, might as well really make nice for someone to shred on. Hopefully someone will snag it soon - I don't have any room in my garage...
05-27-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,299,828
Posted By the sci guy

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd...

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd share my latest project - cross-post from the MTB forum I guess! I hope rebuilds of vintage/classic MTBs still count for this thread?!

A neighbor...
05-26-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,641
Posted By the sci guy

Hello fellow Houstonian! I saw that frame as well...

Hello fellow Houstonian! I saw that frame as well - but it's too large for me. They were also selling a matching 48cm one, but that's too small for me LOL. Need that 50/52 sweet spot! Looking forward...
05-25-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By the sci guy

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped...

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped out the wheels for new ones that had a 9 speed hub. The entire groupset is Microshift Advent so I had no issues with the new derailleur working with...
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By the sci guy

I had the original Weinmann brakes but they...

I had the original Weinmann brakes but they didn't work well (for me) that's why I swapped them out. They ended up in the Box 'o' Crap - last year. I think they are still there lol
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By the sci guy

The original model was built with riser bars /...

The original model was built with riser bars / upright bike. I think a lot of shops put drop bars on them eventually but the way I have it built is more true to form. Hoping someone will want to snag...
05-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By the sci guy

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I...

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I wish all the shades of red were more matched but in the end it's pretty close. I thought it was funny how even the grips and the chainring both from...
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By the sci guy

More pics showing condition of the frame ...

More pics showing condition of the frame

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/681x1024/51192896243_d32494c524_b_d_b9ad3d5f7b7a3fb7b55dd54710e031fe0e83e9f2.jpg...
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By the sci guy

1974 Raleigh Super Tourer - thinking of selling

Hey all,
I'm thinking of selling my Super Tourer. I don't ride it much and there are other bikes I actually want and want to ride that could use a space in the stable. It's in good shape, and has...
05-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished this '94 Specialized HardRock Rebuild

Just showing off, here.
I took a lot of "during" the rebuild pics so if you want to see the build in progress the full album is here:...
05-17-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 27,676
Posted By the sci guy

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the...

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the box in the back half of last year. Glad someone nabbed it!
Forum: Texas
05-13-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 74,490
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah I haven't ridden since 2018. I miss it, but...

Yeah I haven't ridden since 2018. I miss it, but it's just been a mess these last few years. Hoping it can be back to normal 2 days next year since I want to get back to doing it. I've done it 5...
Forum: Texas
05-13-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,955
Posted By the sci guy

EaDo Bike is a great shop. I've driven all the...

EaDo Bike is a great shop. I've driven all the way over to them from energy corridor for stuff before.
05-03-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself. ...

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself.

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05-03-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By the sci guy

What am I missing here? (Rear brake cabling)

Re-cabling this old Specialized HardRock and Iím having a conundrum with this rear brake cable as it goes from the cable stop behind the head tube to the cable guide on the seat post collar...
05-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,260
Posted By the sci guy

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked...

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked up a what we think is a 1987 Cilo last year from a lady on Facebook Marketplace. It was in pretty decent shape, but tore it down and cleaned it up and...
04-18-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,007
Posted By the sci guy

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band...

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band (having seen them in concert close to 30 times from 1998-2007) Iíd say theyíre more of a Shimano 105 level, than an Origin8. Sure some of that is bias,...
04-17-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By the sci guy

for all of you waiting on baited breathe, i...

for all of you waiting on baited breathe, i ordered a new BB with a 113 spindle. we'll see what happens!
04-15-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By the sci guy

I'd like the chain to hit right in the middle of...

I'd like the chain to hit right in the middle of the cassette, and most likely it will trend toward the smaller more but probably not a lot. I'm building it to be a gravel/trail bike so it's not...
04-15-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By the sci guy

Thanks for this. The BB is 68 and the rear...

Thanks for this.

The BB is 68 and the rear width is 135 (see pics). Since my plan is to remove the triple chainrings and put in a single one, itís safe to assume the recommended spindle width...
04-14-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By the sci guy

You are right -I was measuring from the end of...

You are right -I was measuring from the end of the threaded portions. I remeasured and itís 120mm. Still longer on the drive side.
Hereís a pic...
04-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By the sci guy

Going to go with a Suntour XCM:...

Going to go with a Suntour XCM: https://www.srsuntour.us/collections/cranks/products/xcm-t424-44-32-22
But take off the triple chainrings and put on a single RaceFace narrow wide 38t ring.
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