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07-26-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 406
Posted By SJX426

Oxalic acid (OA) has worked great for me. 2% by...

Oxalic acid (OA) has worked great for me. 2% by volume mix and wait up to 24 hours. Very inexpensive. I have used a wall paper tray to dunk forks. Frames are dunked in a frame lined with plastic...
07-26-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By SJX426

Good thing you posted in C&V! We understand the...

Good thing you posted in C&V! We understand the time line of components and compatabillties.
07-25-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 215
Posted By SJX426

The FD braze on is a slot slightly bigger than...

The FD braze on is a slot slightly bigger than the screw diameter. you can rotate the FD with the same vertical position to attain some alignment.
I try to follow recommendations but when they...
07-24-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By SJX426

The 1984 Trek 760 used a 38mm fork. I know...

The 1984 Trek 760 used a 38mm fork. I know because one was needed for the 760 frame acquired. Luckily, one was found.
07-23-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,047
Posted By SJX426

If you think that is a problem, you should be in...

If you think that is a problem, you should be in an area that is devoid of bargains!
07-22-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By SJX426

The RS kit is $54 the bolt itself is $39.

The RS kit is $54 the bolt itself is $39.
07-22-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By SJX426

Broke one and ordered 2. Need to be gentle with...

Broke one and ordered 2. Need to be gentle with them. The serration is useless. I always use two Allans. The force on the bolt is on the post side. When it is tightened , a bending force is applied...
07-21-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By SJX426

Update from Post #69 (Ugh) Got it back today....

Update from Post #69 (Ugh) Got it back today. 100% original except the band, just cleaned up. The crown would not screw in and had to send it back. An artisan repair guy got it threaded again. Not...
07-21-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 589
Posted By SJX426

I think you ansered your question with the wall...

I think you ansered your question with the wall hanger statement - original.
07-21-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,940
Posted By SJX426

My understanding as well. BTW, does the...

My understanding as well.

BTW, does the tube set include all tubes, including fork legs, stays and HT?
07-21-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By SJX426

Rotation on the non drive side is always the same...

Rotation on the non drive side is always the same regardless of the BB shell threading (internal threads). Righty tighty, lefty loosy.
Campagnolo BB normally mark the threading on the DS cup.
07-20-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 430,926
Posted By SJX426

10V chain on 8V drive train. sort of. Issue. -...

10V chain on 8V drive train. sort of. Issue. - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1234879-10v-chain-8v-drive-train-sort-issue.html)
07-20-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By SJX426

robertj298 - send the link to the shop! The...

robertj298 - send the link to the shop! The length of the straddle cable negates the purpose of having a brake that works correctly, much more important than it rubbing on the rack.
07-20-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By SJX426

Straddle cable is too long. Straddle Cables...

Straddle cable is too long.
Straddle Cables Done Right – Rene Herse Cycles (https://www.renehersecycles.com/straddle-cables-done-right/)
07-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

Thanks, It is all with original Patina! The...

Thanks, It is all with original Patina!
The bucket list is not fulfilled!
07-19-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

The Campagnolo jockeys have an upper and lower...

The Campagnolo jockeys have an upper and lower with one identified with direction, lower one IIRC.
07-19-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

70sSanO - thanks for your reply on topic! My...

70sSanO - thanks for your reply on topic!
My thoughts exactly about both ends of the range being an issue.
I will search my stash for an 8v chain to try out.
Pinarello Montello 1992ish. 130mm OAL,...
07-19-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

Hanger was checked and minor alignment made but...

Hanger was checked and minor alignment made but still have the same issue.
Jockey wheels were replaced with VO 10t. the original jockey wheels are still good, but have the same problem, hence the...
07-18-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,830
Posted By SJX426

A bit of a shabby state but this is my best full...

A bit of a shabby state but this is my best full period correct version of the Pinarello Montello. Not as nice looking as the example above but it shows all its time and Patina....
07-18-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

!. Doesn't matter what is doing the shifting. ...

!. Doesn't matter what is doing the shifting.
2. "v" used to denote speed. BTW "a" denotes acceleration.
07-17-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By SJX426

10V chain on 8V drive train. sort of. Issue.

I have an 8V block (DA with proper spacing) with a 9V Chorus RD and 10V crank set.
The issue is the chain walks off the bottom jockey wheel toward the center of the bike in the two smallest...
07-17-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By SJX426

I have never owned or tried the two choices. I...

I have never owned or tried the two choices.
I was pleasantly surprised with the performance of the Superbe Pro on my 760. Very effective and smooth operation
VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour...
07-08-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,524
Posted By SJX426

If you compare all the accomplishments between...

If you compare all the accomplishments between the two, no contest. There is a reason he was called the Cannibal.
Just to start, here is a wikipedia quote: "widely seen as the most successful rider...
07-08-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By SJX426

Remove the bottom jockey wheel first, then simply...

Remove the bottom jockey wheel first, then simply unscrew the back plate. I don't recall what a 600 looks like, but it is straight forward. Mind how the parts go together.
07-08-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,576
Posted By SJX426

The one and only reason I did not pursue...

The one and only reason I did not pursue rebuilding the hub
https://live.staticflickr.com/1595/26165485846_f3c74b0664_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FS9Xmj)P1000288 (https://flic.kr/p/FS9Xmj) on Flickr
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07-07-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By SJX426

Swinging your leg over the handlebars is required...

Swinging your leg over the handlebars is required on a tandem. You don't want to kick your stoker!
07-07-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By SJX426

Whoosh! went right by me! Thanks

Whoosh! went right by me! Thanks
07-07-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By SJX426

I will take 3 - 25 B/T if you have that many...

I will take 3 - 25 B/T if you have that many left, if not then 3 - 23s B/T
07-07-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By SJX426

I don't know anything much about track or pursuit...

I don't know anything much about track or pursuit bikes. What are the holes in the main tubes used for?
07-07-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By SJX426

cuda2k - Thank you for your all that you have...

cuda2k - Thank you for your all that you have done and continue to do to support this enthusiastic group of people who fully enjoy bicycles! I am amazed at how such a simple and elegant object can...
07-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By SJX426

May the 4th be with you always!

May the 4th be with you always!
06-29-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,779
Posted By SJX426

TullySteve - In my case, I did not heat the...

TullySteve -
In my case, I did not heat the frame but the center of the assembly allowing the heat to conduct through the cup to the threads. It did not get hot enough to cause a color change in the...
06-29-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,779
Posted By SJX426

Great info on this thread even though we have...

Great info on this thread even though we have discussed stuck fixed cups before.
I have a 72 Le Champion that was rendered inoperable by a car back in 2009. It had the same Stronglight BB. Getting...
06-28-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By SJX426

I noticed that the word "Competition" was in the...

I noticed that the word "Competition" was in the same location as yours. There are very many Olympics, every one I have seen had it on the TT. I am not sure there is much difference between the...
06-28-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By SJX426

VanLogan - Compare to this Colnago Master X-Light...

VanLogan - Compare to this Colnago Master X-Light Competition - 2002 (classiclightweights.co.uk) (https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/lightweight_extras/colnago-master-x-light-competition-2002/)
06-28-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By SJX426

What they said. Not a fan of breaking up a nice...

What they said. Not a fan of breaking up a nice configuration like this. I understand the value of the individual parts, but would not break up a time capsule like this even though it is more recent....
06-27-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By SJX426

Doesn't look like they come with the hole plugged.

Doesn't look like they come with the hole plugged.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-27-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,146
Posted By SJX426

Has anyone used Alibre Design? Over a decade...

Has anyone used Alibre Design?
Over a decade ago I purchased a full version for about $1200. Full 3d solid modeling, assembly modeling, etc. As a contractor, I model complete tilting vacuum trucks,...
06-25-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By SJX426

Jantaras - In preparation for bending a fork, I...

Jantaras - In preparation for bending a fork, I would research what the offset should be. Most are around 40 on up with track forks sometimes around 38. The Trek 760 is 38 unlike most others.
Then...
06-23-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By SJX426

EngrJack - I would be somewhat surprised if...

EngrJack - I would be somewhat surprised if anyone could give you a definitive answer. Mine would be to buy both and find out. Then the one you don't prefer gets sold. Or..... you can start with...
06-23-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By SJX426

Haven't worked on a bike that can't be made road...

Haven't worked on a bike that can't be made road worthy, as long as the frame set is good.
06-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,044
Posted By SJX426

Hard to see it here but the 1984 610 chain stay...

Hard to see it here but the 1984 610 chain stay bridge is not square to the BB
https://live.staticflickr.com/3918/14529927367_15511c1063_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o8XFc6)P1000864...
06-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By SJX426

tiger1964 - No they were not always removable....

tiger1964 - No they were not always removable. Many still are not,
I never had a problem with a Presta. The Schrader is a different story which is related to a tire always leaking.
Replacement is...
06-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,764
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5540/11886706323_f58...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5540/11886706323_f58a1962b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j7otEt)P1000578 (https://flic.kr/p/j7otEt) on Flickr...
06-21-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By SJX426

fatherjac - Is the chain on backwards? Some are...

fatherjac - Is the chain on backwards? Some are not reversible.
06-20-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By SJX426

Gotta have pics! ...

Gotta have pics!
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06-19-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By SJX426

seypat - thanks for the suggestions!

seypat - thanks for the suggestions!
06-19-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,566
Posted By SJX426

Murf58 -You might consider the Wahoo...

Murf58 -You might consider the Wahoo...
06-18-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By SJX426

Well I could. Branfrod indicates that the cages...

Well I could. Branfrod indicates that the cages are interchangeable.
Do you have one to swap?
06-18-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By SJX426

I looked on line in Amazon. There are several...

I looked on line in Amazon. There are several choices. I was able to use the stock one with only one revolution but didn't feel comfortable with it and ordered one from Amazon that had more...
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