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06-25-22, 10:09 AM
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Posted By SJX426

All, Thanks for your input. The bike I am...

All,
Thanks for your input. The bike I am thinking of dressing with the DA is a Pinarello Veneto. Not top of the line but a Pin which is never bad!
The more I think about it the more I think this...
06-24-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By SJX426

I don't think there is conclusive data that...

I don't think there is conclusive data that indicates tubulars get more flats.
I think it is mental attitude and the fear of having to repair a tubie flat....
06-24-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,967
Views: 526,735
Posted By SJX426

VintageSteelEU - It is reassembled. My thoughts...

VintageSteelEU - It is reassembled. My thoughts were to mark where the defect is and orient the cone away from the road when mounting on the bike. PITA, I know. It actually feels pretty smooth.
I...
06-23-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By SJX426

So many of the FD's are the same with different...

So many of the FD's are the same with different silk screening. Two things to watch out for, fist is the length of the parallel arms. The long ones are for triples and may not work well on doubles....
06-23-22, 01:39 PM
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Views: 526,735
Posted By SJX426

Hondo6 - thanks, no find.

Hondo6 - thanks, no find.
06-23-22, 12:40 PM
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Views: 526,735
Posted By SJX426

If I could find an "Old Shimano Exploded...

If I could find an "Old Shimano Exploded Diagrams/Parts list" I could look for the number. Google is not my friend...
06-23-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By SJX426

sd5782 that makes sense. When cleaning up the...

sd5782 that makes sense.
When cleaning up the Colnago several years ago, I noticed a large gap between the smallest sprocket and the DO. This is a 6 speed but still 126 OAL....
06-22-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 720
Posted By SJX426

As you probably already know, those Universals...

As you probably already know, those Universals will shine up nicely.
https://live.staticflickr.com/2822/11886837344_59a4233797_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j7p9Bs)P1000598 (https://flic.kr/p/j7p9Bs) on...
06-22-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,967
Views: 526,735
Posted By SJX426

I will have to dig it out but I believe this one...

I will have to dig it out but I believe this one cone is unique to this hub, typical DA design.
06-22-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By SJX426

And the seat cluster ...

And the seat cluster
https://steel-vintage.com/media/catalog/product/cache/17ac0aa85a620128c87b646757083030/g/e/gerbi-cambio-corsa-classic-collectible-bicycle-11.JPG
06-22-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,603
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50216199623_68...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50216199623_68162eabc8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jvr9De)IMG_20200811_080944 (https://flic.kr/p/2jvr9De) on Flickr
06-22-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4,967
Views: 526,735
Posted By SJX426

Shimano FH-7403 drive side cone. Trashed hub...

Shimano FH-7403 drive side cone. Trashed hub works as long as there is a good cone on the DS.
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By SJX426

Hard to judge the size but based on the HT I...

Hard to judge the size but based on the HT I would say it is not your size. Keep looking.
I have a Colnago that is too small that rarely gets ridden because of its size. Better to have one that...
06-22-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 720
Posted By SJX426

What a great find for you! Looks so great!

What a great find for you! Looks so great!
06-20-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51353739042_1d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51353739042_1d79bbf125_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2meXktQ)P1050226 (https://flic.kr/p/2meXktQ) on Flickr
06-20-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,442
Posted By SJX426

Don't knock it if you haven't tried it. The...

Don't knock it if you haven't tried it.
The Vittoria tires like 130 and 125. Rides better than less pressure, both sew ups and clinchers in 23....
06-20-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,442
Posted By SJX426

Got two. First was new from the Recyclery back in...

Got two. First was new from the Recyclery back in Portland in the early 2000s.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50997914322_52f46a36dc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kGvDbS)P1040757...
06-15-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By SJX426

In the 60's we were riding on the drops and...

In the 60's we were riding on the drops and didn't give much thought about riding on the hoods. The levers were designed to be used from the drops. No surprise at how uncomfortable they are for hood...
06-14-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 913
Posted By SJX426

capnjonny - if you run into a 7402 (8V) rear hub...

capnjonny - if you run into a 7402 (8V) rear hub that is trashed except for the DS cone. I would like buy the whole thing or just the cone.
06-14-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By SJX426

tremolo1965 - You may find Dave Moultons frame...

tremolo1965 - You may find Dave Moultons frame building articles of interest. This one speaks of pins, fixtures, brazing and more.
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (squarespace.com)...
06-14-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By SJX426

Both are unusual to me. The first is...

Both are unusual to me.
The first is interesting but I would wonder how well it clamps for angle.
The second is not as interesting in terms of the post but of the saddle! How much does that weigh?...
06-02-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,352
Posted By SJX426

Bad Lag - I don't think it matter much which...

Bad Lag - I don't think it matter much which chain you buy. The inner dimensions are the same, it is the outer dimensions that are different. Get the 6 speed. 3/32 is 3/32 no matter what speed the...
06-02-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,822
Posted By SJX426

I was intrigued with F/FW bikes but have always...

I was intrigued with F/FW bikes but have always been a gear changer. This bike was being used as a commuter for a 4-5 mile round trip by a guy who stored his bike in the same locaiton.
After a...
06-01-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By SJX426

It is still somewhat elusive to me. I think I...

It is still somewhat elusive to me. I think I have the right saddle position, sometimes, at least height. I am not sure about fore and aft. I think the stem is messing up finding my solution.
I...
06-01-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By SJX426

Not intending to be judgmental but if the...

Not intending to be judgmental but if the freewheel is/was the problem, how can the sound be always at the 2:00 position of the crank? We are talking changing gear ratios! does the sound only occur...
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By SJX426

The one in the garage is about that time frame. I...

The one in the garage is about that time frame. I picked 1972 for some reason. Given the frame set is the same, I used the parts from my bent up Motobecane that would fit.
This picture shows the...
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By SJX426

First thought about the bent frame is, " do I...

First thought about the bent frame is, " do I have the fork from that?"
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51025561636_e961e4163f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kJXkLG)P1040796...
05-31-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By SJX426

Very nice! Teeth?

Very nice! Teeth?
05-31-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,335
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50238039832_56...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50238039832_56be13e4a1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jxn5Yy)P1030634 (https://flic.kr/p/2jxn5Yy) on Flickr...
05-28-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By SJX426

You need to check your OAL of the drop outs to...

You need to check your OAL of the drop outs to see if they are 120 or 126, 6 speed was the jump unless you find a Suntour Ultra which can fit in a 120 OAL. Even so, you may have to space the hub with...
05-27-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By SJX426

When Suntour purchased the design from Pederson,...

When Suntour purchased the design from Pederson, they did not offer the front brake, only the back due to liabilities. I have a set on my tandem.
05-27-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,205
Posted By SJX426

Maybe one in better paint condition: ...

Maybe one in better paint condition:
https://live.staticflickr.com/5524/14564261596_6941377ff9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/obZDyy)P1020132 (https://flic.kr/p/obZDyy) , on Flickr

Converted to...
05-22-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,309
Posted By SJX426

"PIzza in/Code out"

"PIzza in/Code out"
05-14-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,047
Posted By SJX426

The following broke all at once suddenly ...

The following broke all at once suddenly
https://live.staticflickr.com/5571/14855735644_49bd64856d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oCKwDb)P6010928 (https://flic.kr/p/oCKwDb) on Flickr...
05-13-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,249
Posted By SJX426

Frame can be limiting and in addition is the...

Frame can be limiting and in addition is the release amount of the calipers. Both the Chorus and Record Ergos only open enough to support 25mm tires by the brake pads with rubbing.
05-13-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 701
Posted By SJX426

Here is another possibility, The FD didn't move...

Here is another possibility, The FD didn't move the chain far enough or fast enough to catch the teeth on the small ring. Check chain line
My tandem is a 7V block with a triple. I have to shift...
05-13-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,249
Posted By SJX426

HEY! This is C&V! why are you guys running wider...

HEY! This is C&V! why are you guys running wider tires than the period of your bike? Don't answer that!
I am limitied in what will mount on my Italian bikes so 25 is the max. I keep saying this but...
05-12-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,495
Posted By SJX426

The chain is looped. It is hard to discern in the...

The chain is looped. It is hard to discern in the picture but the part of the chain that is nearest the floor (red arrow) is the return from the chainring to the lower jockey wheel. The lower jockey...
05-12-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By SJX426

Fat. Most of the weight is in the back. Took the...

Fat. Most of the weight is in the back. Took the lead from others on this forum who sound like they know what they are doing!
05-11-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By SJX426

It shuts off at about 120 and turns back on just...

It shuts off at about 120 and turns back on just under 100. Too unreliable and I only need to do about 10 pumps on the Silca to get it where I want, 125f/130r.
05-11-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By SJX426

Harold74 - Well you already bought a pump. If you...

Harold74 - Well you already bought a pump. If you want to try a Silca out, look for used ones of the older generation that were made in Italy. I found mine for $50 and have been using it for 12...
05-10-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By SJX426

The crank is not like a rarity, Do with it what...

The crank is not like a rarity, Do with it what you want.
I agree that pixilated decals are somewhat disconcerting. Got some for my Pinarello, slightly disappointed.
05-10-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,802
Posted By SJX426

One of the key elements to improved braking is to...

One of the key elements to improved braking is to clean the brake surface on the rims! You might be surprised of the improvement.
05-08-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By SJX426

Who has a pedal fetish with a collection of odd...

Who has a pedal fetish with a collection of odd pedals with unique shoe interface like the Cinelli above?
05-08-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,238
Posted By SJX426

I like! Usually that design of a stem looks out...

I like! Usually that design of a stem looks out of place on a round tube bike. Here is fits well and the same opinion holds for that crank! Colors look great too. I would ride that bike, if it were...
05-08-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By SJX426

popra - I appreciated your photo essay as well,...

popra - I appreciated your photo essay as well, My parents were/are part of that history with my dad having received a Purple Heart while doing recon in the battle of the bridge at Remagen and having...
05-06-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,238
Posted By SJX426

I have done the same. It is an improvement.

I have done the same. It is an improvement.
05-04-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,238
Posted By SJX426

jamesdak Hard enough to get the 1R tight enough...

jamesdak Hard enough to get the 1R tight enough to keep the HB from rotating even with the correct HB diameter. The cap screw pulls down on a piece that has a ramp matching the ramp of the wedge. By...
05-04-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,238
Posted By SJX426

My personal favorite at the moment is the XA. I...

My personal favorite at the moment is the XA. I like the transitions and the hidden bolt. this one is a bit long and was replace with a 1R, which has a lot of appeal but subject to poor clamping and...
05-04-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By SJX426

DD (Drillium Dude) did a couple of threads on...

DD (Drillium Dude) did a couple of threads on polishing a couple of years ago. do a search. Easy Off for 15 min in a very open space as the gasses are caustic. Hydrogen is one of the products, IIRC,...
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