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07-17-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
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: 190
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 188
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: 188
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: 8,020
Views: 2,518,568
Posted By the sci guy

good lord y'all are tall

good lord y'all are tall
07-08-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 924
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 1,032
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 32
Views: 924
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: 60
Views: 2,970
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: 226
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: 1,526
Views: 293,715
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: 234
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: 16
Views: 550
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: 7,849
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: 7,849
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: 60
Views: 2,970
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: 60
Views: 2,970
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: 234
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: 234
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: 7,876
Views: 2,237,431
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: 7,876
Views: 2,237,431
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: 60
Views: 2,970
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: 1,032
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: 749
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: 749
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: 1,032
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: 749
Posted By the sci guy

More pics showing condition of the frame ...

More pics showing condition of the frame

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Replies: 10
Views: 749
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: 1,032
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: 348
Views: 24,169
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: 73,066
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: 87
Views: 14,286
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: 310
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: 310
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: 4,830
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: 1,821
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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: 576
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.
04-12-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By the sci guy

Complete new crank - not picked out yet though.

Complete new crank - not picked out yet though.
04-12-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By the sci guy

Chainline/BB Question - Triple to 1x, 7spd to 9spd

So I'm updating a '94 Specialized Hardrock from it's stock triple crank and 7 speed cassette to a 1x with a 9 speed cassette (on a new wheel/hub). The current bottom bracket spindle is 140mm, and the...
04-09-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By the sci guy

chamfer? i hardly know her!

chamfer? i hardly know her!
04-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By the sci guy

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I...

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I measure. 100 in the front.
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