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07-01-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By John Nolan

I'd give Goo-Gone a try, and then a heat gun at a...

I'd give Goo-Gone a try, and then a heat gun at a low setting.
06-30-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 449
Posted By John Nolan

It's your bike, but I wouldn't repaint. I think...

It's your bike, but I wouldn't repaint. I think it's cool. I find that odd paint choices grow on you after you use the bike for a while.
06-30-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By John Nolan

To my mind, for casual cycling, platform pedals...

To my mind, for casual cycling, platform pedals make more sense.
I rode with clipless pedals religiously for about a decade, and had knee problems in spite of highly regarded professional fittings....
06-29-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By John Nolan

I think I might have tried a bit of anti-skid...

I think I might have tried a bit of anti-skid paint, or a bit of pumice and glue inside the clamp.
06-26-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By John Nolan

There are "plug and play" tubes that don't...

There are "plug and play" tubes that don't require rewiring, and then there are "ballast bypass" tubes that require, well, bypassing the ballast. If you're not replacing fluorescents, I'd say led...
06-06-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By John Nolan

Be aware the you'll run into issues fitting...

Be aware the you'll run into issues fitting upright style levers on many of these bars.
06-05-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By John Nolan

Have you seen these...

Have you seen these (https://www.unitedbicyclesupply.com/index.cgi?d=single&item_id=DC-B1270.25&c=Cable_Housing&sc=Straddle/Link_Wires&tc=) cables?
06-04-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By John Nolan

I don't really know about this shifter, but...

I don't really know about this shifter, but Jagwire makes galvanized cable that claims Huret compatibility:
Basics (https://jagwire.com/products/inner-wire/inner-wire-basic-shift)

I see them...
06-04-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By John Nolan

I use a #1.

I use a #1.
06-03-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By John Nolan

JIS Phillips and penetrating oil usually frees...

JIS Phillips and penetrating oil usually frees them. I don't have an answer on where to source replacements, or if there's a standard size. You could try getting them from other trashed unit, I guess.
05-29-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By John Nolan

This is a rare item. Read more about it here...

This is a rare item. Read more about it here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1190421-suntour-3-pulley-rear-derailleur.html).
Don't remove that third wheel. It's probably not the source...
05-29-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 473
Posted By John Nolan

I've had success with aluminum foil and water.

I've had success with aluminum foil and water.
05-25-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 265,926
Posted By John Nolan

Love that black and pink...I just got a 1985...

Love that black and pink...I just got a 1985 912—pics soon.
05-21-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By John Nolan

Depends where you are. I'm in Canada, and that...

Depends where you are. I'm in Canada, and that listing says:
"Shipping: US $56.80 USPS Priority Mail International Medium Flat Rate BoxTM" !
05-20-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By John Nolan

McMaster-Carr...

McMaster-Carr (https://www.mcmaster.com/screws/head-type~hex/system-of-measurement~metric/thread-size~m7/). Not sure how long you need. Also, I don't know what the shipping cost would be.
04-06-22, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 497
Posted By John Nolan

I'd post in classic and vintage...

I'd post in classic and vintage (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/) if I were you
03-16-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By John Nolan

That cover...I have no words.

That cover...I have no words.
03-14-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,364
Posted By John Nolan

Not my cup of tea, but if you like it, it's just...

Not my cup of tea, but if you like it, it's just right.
03-04-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By John Nolan

It goes against everything you're looking for,...

It goes against everything you're looking for, but the Altus M310 works well.
01-16-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By John Nolan

Great stuff!

Great stuff!
01-08-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By John Nolan

Great stuff. Thanks.

Great stuff. Thanks.
01-02-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By John Nolan

In the meantime you might see if you could wrap...

In the meantime you might see if you could wrap it with silicon tape.
12-05-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By John Nolan

New chain? Could be the sprockets are worn and...

New chain? Could be the sprockets are worn and need to be replaced.
11-13-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By John Nolan

OMG! That is one heck of a find.

OMG!
That is one heck of a find.
11-07-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,363
Posted By John Nolan

Thanks fo this. Very enjoyable reading.

Thanks fo this. Very enjoyable reading.
10-25-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By John Nolan

At 9 the purchase of the latest edition is a no...

At 9 the purchase of the latest edition is a no brainer.
10-17-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By John Nolan

Hunh! I don't have a 1000, but my 610...

Hunh!
I don't have a 1000, but my 610 originally had a loop, which a previous owner cut off, Now I know why!
10-16-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By John Nolan

Right, I missed you comment.

Right, I missed you comment.
10-16-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,711
Posted By John Nolan

BTW, looks like an 89 to me.

BTW, looks like an 89 to me.
10-08-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By John Nolan

I don't think vinegar is the right...

I don't think vinegar is the right thing...aluminum polish more like.
10-02-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By John Nolan

This page (http://www.yellowjersey.org/gc.html)...

This page (http://www.yellowjersey.org/gc.html) at Yellow Jersey might help confirm the assembly.
10-01-21, 11:22 AM
09-30-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By John Nolan

You might try a mountain bike pedal with pins. I...

You might try a mountain bike pedal with pins. I had knee trouble with SPDS, in spite of professional fittings. I've found that pin pedals give a very positive connection.
YRMV.
09-29-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By John Nolan

Plus $14 for shipping to Canada :-(

Plus $14 for shipping to Canada :-(
09-29-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By John Nolan

Oak Bay (https://www.oakbaybikes.com/) offers...

Oak Bay (https://www.oakbaybikes.com/) offers them for 1.99, plus $10 shipping....I don't imagine the shipping cost would change much if you added other small items.
09-06-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,902
Posted By John Nolan

Mount the gong on the top tube and strap a mallet...

Mount the gong on the top tube and strap a mallet to your knee.
09-05-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,902
Posted By John Nolan

Although I agree that bells have limited use, in...

Although I agree that bells have limited use, in Ontario, where I live, the Highway Traffic Act states that every bicycle "shall be equipped with an alarm bell, gong, or horn, which shall be kept in...
09-05-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,902
Posted By John Nolan

I'm having trouble understanding how you could...

I'm having trouble understanding how you could have room for a bell but not a clamp.
08-28-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,379
Posted By John Nolan

No, because of rights issues.

No, because of rights issues.
08-28-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,379
Posted By John Nolan

No need to be perplexed. I'm a puppeteer and a...

No need to be perplexed. I'm a puppeteer and a Miyata enthusiast. The catalogues' previous host site went dark, so I decided to host them.

Patrons visting the site don't see the catalogues, since...
08-21-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By John Nolan

We can't see any pictures, and we need more info...

We can't see any pictures, and we need more info to help: what bike, what crank, what problems?

In the meantime, have a look here (https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help?area%5B%5D=47),
08-17-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By John Nolan

Great stuff. Thanks for posting.

Great stuff. Thanks for posting.
08-12-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By John Nolan

My Marinoni has 2 cable stops on the top tube. ...

My Marinoni has 2 cable stops on the top tube.

The bare cable does rub the paint off, so I ended up running some automotive stripe along the top tube to protect it.
08-08-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,114
Posted By John Nolan

I wrap from the bottom and finish the top with a...

I wrap from the bottom and finish the top with a bit of silicone tape.
08-04-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By John Nolan

Hotshot with rack mount works for me.

Hotshot with rack mount works for me.
08-04-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By John Nolan

Me too, but I have the Hotrod on the back of my...

Me too, but I have the Hotrod on the back of my rear rack.
08-02-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Nolan

EBay shifters...

EBay shifters (https://www.ebay.ca/itm/224543737574?hash=item3447d986e6:g:Ny0AAOSwAsxgjBpr)

Looong shipping time!
08-02-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Nolan

If you don't mind changing the stem there are a...

If you don't mind changing the stem there are a few options I know of, none of them your typical riser bars:
Eagle Bar (https://www.somafab.com/archives/product/eagle-bar)
Far Bars...
08-02-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Nolan

Really, I think you'd be better off hunting for a...

Really, I think you'd be better off hunting for a bar that accepts barcons.

Might randonneur bars work, and possibly a longer stem, as suggested by Pompiere?
08-02-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Nolan

You do know that most riser bars won't accept the...

You do know that most riser bars won't accept the barcons, right? The bars' interior diameter is usually too small.

Some bars will work, but right now I can't think of which ones.
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