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10-01-22, 09:08 AM
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Posted By jamesdak

The celeste shift cable housing came in so I...

The celeste shift cable housing came in so I swapped out the old original coiled housing on the RD with the new Jagwire housing and a new cable. Also made a minor brake adjustment too. Tempted to...
09-30-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 71,681
Views: 11,666,903
Posted By jamesdak

Or is that "enable"? LOL. I can just imagine...

Or is that "enable"? LOL. I can just imagine what that would feel like on these rough chipseal roads but man is that thing HAWT!
09-30-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

So this morning the ride was up Snowbasin Mt to...

So this morning the ride was up Snowbasin Mt to see the colors. There's an old abandoned road leading up to the resort that's still in decent shape for using a road bike on. Quads were sore from...
09-29-22, 07:33 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

:love::love::love:

:love::love::love:
09-29-22, 06:26 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

They're just beginning, soon it'll be like this. ...

They're just beginning, soon it'll be like this.

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09-29-22, 02:41 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Found some play on the BB of the Raliegh Team USA...

Found some play on the BB of the Raliegh Team USA as I was doing a preride check on it. Pulled off the one crank arm, adjusted the BB, and then reinstalled the arm.
I'll have to keep an eye on this...
09-29-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19,556
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Posted By jamesdak

Ok, I knew today was going to be tough. Was...

Ok, I knew today was going to be tough. Was planning on heading up to the most northern part of the valley with the Team USA. Wanted to see the changing colors up close. I'd done this before on my...
09-28-22, 07:05 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Here's the gem at a great price. These are TSX...

Here's the gem at a great price. These are TSX tubed and are freaking amazing on the road.
09-28-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm.... I think this saddle kicks it up a notch...

Hmmm.... I think this saddle kicks it up a notch look wise.

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09-28-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19,556
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Posted By jamesdak

And some pics of the star for the day. ...

And some pics of the star for the day. Completely different from the bike I was on yesterday except they both happen to have the same type saddle.
...
09-28-22, 03:51 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Well today was nice morning out on the old Team...

Well today was nice morning out on the old Team USA. Was able to take it places I don't ride the normal road bikes.
...
09-27-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19,556
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Posted By jamesdak

I've got the rest of the week off so hopefully...

I've got the rest of the week off so hopefully I'll ride and shoot pics each morning. Today I went all the way around the reservoir. I don't usually ride the one side because it's busier and such...
09-25-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

Lazy Sunday ride that was all about the stars....

Lazy Sunday ride that was all about the stars. The Kirk bike (star of the stable), the Shooting Star Garage, and the Star Route Garage featured today.

...
09-25-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By jamesdak

I can say for sure that the old Simplex shifters...

I can say for sure that the old Simplex shifters will cover up to an 11 speed cassette.

If you are just barely falling short with your current setup try running cable housing liner over the part...
09-24-22, 05:16 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Also ran into these by the Shooting Star Saloon...

Also ran into these by the Shooting Star Saloon on my second ride today.

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09-24-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19,556
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Posted By jamesdak

Second ride on the Kuwahara count, pulled the...

Second ride on the Kuwahara count, pulled the Bianchi in, jumped on this, and headed out for another 25 miles. Two completely different bikes. This one is several pounds heavier, fatter tires,...
09-24-22, 04:39 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Today was about getting more miles on the two...

Today was about getting more miles on the two 80's bikes I'm still sorting out. 25 miles each. First was the Bianchi Trofeo. Late start today due to the cold temps. This bike feels fast and agile...
09-24-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19,556
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Posted By jamesdak

Dang Drillium Dude glad it wasn't serious and...

Dang Drillium Dude glad it wasn't serious and hope you heal up fast.
09-24-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5,391
Views: 612,175
Posted By jamesdak

This morning I just made a few changes on the...

This morning I just made a few changes on the Kuwahara. Swapped the GP 4000s 700 x 28 for some new Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 700 x 30 (couldn't find 700 x 32 in stock anywhere) hoping they'd be a bit...
09-23-22, 06:11 PM
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Views: 612,175
Posted By jamesdak

Just minor stuff today. First off did some final...

Just minor stuff today. First off did some final dialing in of the derailleurs on the 85 Bianchi. I also put a new chain on it. Planning to take this one out again tomorrow.
...
09-23-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Ok so now you've got to try Superbe shifting and...

Ok so now you've got to try Superbe shifting and I've got to try NR/SR and report back. ;)

Curious about the brakes too though. I'm running the CB-4700 on my Team USA "gravel" rider and the...
09-23-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Mmmmm, hmmmm...... next thing you'll be telling...

Mmmmm, hmmmm...... next thing you'll be telling us is that Delta brakes work. :innocent:

But seriously, I have to admit I've never ridden the high end Campagnolo stuff from the same period as...
09-23-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Good gawd man, riding a combination like that is...

Good gawd man, riding a combination like that is just asking for the bike to explode under you, like riding carbon fiber!!! :eek:

:rolleyes: :D
09-23-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Hey I'm doing my part to keep 'er goin'. This...

Hey I'm doing my part to keep 'er goin'. This kind of silly threads are fun because sprinkled in all the fannism (is this a word?) are a few gems of truth. :D
09-22-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Ah, so maybe the answer is here. Racers make up a...

Ah, so maybe the answer is here. Racers make up a minuscule amount of all the bike riders. So Suntour IS best overall. :D
09-21-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Well in the spirit of keeping this fun rollin'...

Well in the spirit of keeping this fun rollin' along.....;)

So you're saying that a rider that figured out how to compensate for an imprecise, inadequate shifting system was superior to a rider...
09-20-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,321
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, right! My outlet for selling is...

LOL, right!

My outlet for selling is KSL.com, the online equivalent to local paper ads. Limited market and it can take awhile but I deal in cash, make no profit, and get to see the buyers smile...
09-20-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By jamesdak

More shots ...

More shots

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Suntour AR FD...
09-20-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By jamesdak

Kuwahara Count - Detailed shots.

I need an intervention. I see something cool and different and next thing you know I'm blasting over a high mountain dirt road to get to the next valley and another old bike finds it's way into my...
09-20-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, touché :thumb:

LOL, touché :thumb:
09-20-22, 11:44 AM
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Views: 6,658
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm, that's about the same time Suntour's patent...

Hmmm, that's about the same time Suntour's patent for their slant parallelogram ran out and Shimano and Campagnolo were able to copy the design and finally become competitive with Suntour. Just...
09-20-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks, It's my P&S Canon G9 X. Sort of my...

Thanks,

It's my P&S Canon G9 X. Sort of my junk camera but certainly better than the pics my old galaxy 7 takes. I picked up the Canon mainly to use while bike riding since it's so small and had...
09-19-22, 09:05 AM
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Views: 612,175
Posted By jamesdak

Well Friday night ( or was it Thursday?) I helped...

Well Friday night ( or was it Thursday?) I helped out the guy that bought my Klein Quantum II. He was trying to commute in town with the racing oriented tubular setup on the bike. I never ride in...
09-18-22, 07:09 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Rockin' this "old in spirit" english 3 speed this...

Rockin' this "old in spirit" english 3 speed this morning for 27 glorious miles.
...
09-18-22, 12:40 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

And for me today the star of the ride was the...

And for me today the star of the ride was the Guv'nor.

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09-18-22, 12:37 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

A much nicer day out today. Low 50s, clear and...

A much nicer day out today. Low 50s, clear and beautiful. Took out the Guv'nor and just enjoyed the morning with a lot of picture taking.
...
09-18-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By jamesdak

I just checked the Speedys I took off the Trofeo...

I just checked the Speedys I took off the Trofeo and unfortunately they are the 46-58 midreach version also. Sorry.
09-18-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like the first gen Dura Ace brakes with a...

Looks like the first gen Dura Ace brakes with a reach of 47-57mm. Wouldn't we consider that a mid to long reach brake now? The 7400 series are like 39-49mmm. You need a short reach caliper.
09-17-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

No beautiful shots today. Headed out with the...

No beautiful shots today. Headed out with the temp around 49 which was fortunate because it made me slip on my wool baselayer shirt. We've had rain all week so I checked three different local...
09-16-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 761
Posted By jamesdak

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09-16-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 761
Posted By jamesdak

A few more little things done to it. Got the...

A few more little things done to it. Got the second bottle cage on and then the custom Velocals chainstay protector came in and was put on. She's a beauty from 10 feet away but losses some glamour...
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Views: 407
Posted By jamesdak

Those PDG Paramounts are excellent bike and that...

Those PDG Paramounts are excellent bike and that one is well worth the asking price by what I can see. The frame is more than worthy of any parts upgrades you want to do to it.
09-12-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 842,039
Posted By jamesdak

Man, I am picking up too many nice old rides...

Man, I am picking up too many nice old rides lately.

Picked up this 1985 Bianchi Trofeo to "steal" the Suntour parts off of or to ride. Pretty crusty with dull paint, crumbling hoods, etx. ...
09-12-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 842,039
Posted By jamesdak

[QUOTE=motochick;22640445] ...

[QUOTE=motochick;22640445]


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1985 Peugeot PSN10, 650b conversion
/QUOTE]
...
09-11-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 71,681
Views: 11,666,903
Posted By jamesdak

Ugh, that one really does have a bent fork,...

Ugh, that one really does have a bent fork, doesn't it? Looks like they ran into something.
09-11-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By jamesdak

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09-11-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By jamesdak

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09-11-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By jamesdak

Beauty shots of the 80's Peugeot Tourmalet

Still a few minor things to sort out but for now this is pretty much done and ready to be regularly ridden. Picked this up with a freshly powdercoated frame with decals on top of the powdercoat and...
09-11-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

Day 10, rest day tomorrow. Went out early with...

Day 10, rest day tomorrow. Went out early with the temps in the high 40s. Lot's of smoke again though. Decided to finish off this 10 day session with the crown jewel Lemond Team Z. Knew that even...
09-10-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,556
Views: 2,447,041
Posted By jamesdak

Back out this morning on a cool but windy day. ...

Back out this morning on a cool but windy day. Took the Softride this morning, man is it a good ol' bike. The headwinds hardly seem to phase this one. I did get a rare flat about 12 miles into the...
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