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09-18-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By 70sSanO

It is easy to check before you install it by...

It is easy to check before you install it by sliding it over the bb, to make sure it fits, and measuring the width when bottomed out to see how it fits the shell width.

In all honesty, the left...
09-18-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,174
Posted By 70sSanO

Iíve considered that saddle as the shape reminds...

Iíve considered that saddle as the shape reminds me of my WTB Pure V, except for the cutout.

The WTB is fine for shorter rides, but I would like something a little better for longer rides.

John
09-17-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By 70sSanO

There has been much discussion that Phil’s is...

There has been much discussion that Phil’s is basically bar or gear oil at an exorbitant price. I don’t see an issue.

John
09-17-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By 70sSanO

If it were me, I’d disassemble the hubs and...

If it were me, I’d disassemble the hubs and remove the freehub body.

Loosen the NDS locknut and cone and pull the axle out and the ball bearings.

If it is a Shimano hub, a 10mm allen wrench...
09-17-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By 70sSanO

For a romantic sunset ride with my wife, I float...

For a romantic sunset ride with my wife, I float scented tea lights in our water bottles. Doesn’t seem to help with the shifting though.

John
09-17-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By 70sSanO

I misunderstood that the 4mm was on the DS. No...

I misunderstood that the 4mm was on the DS. No issues with the NDS.

Just quick and dirty info on dropout width.

80’s 7 speed was 126mm.

Late 80’s/early 90’s some mfgs set dropout at 128mm do...
09-17-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By 70sSanO

When I look up the bike, it seems the most modern...

When I look up the bike, it seems the most modern is out of the 90ís.

Can you let us know if the hubs have any model number?

Can you measure the freehub body, (where the cassette is installed),...
09-16-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By 70sSanO

Dia Compe had a few designations. If I recall...

Dia Compe had a few designations. If I recall correctly…

The PC (Power Control) series works with cantilever, centerpull, and road caliper brakes. So do the SS series.

The DP (Direct Pull)...
09-16-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By 70sSanO

While I don’t doubt that butted spokes are...

While I don’t doubt that butted spokes are better, it has been a moot point for me. In my lifetime my weight has varied by 70 lbs, thankfully I’m closer to the lower end these days, and I’ve ridden...
09-15-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By 70sSanO

As noted above… If you can find someone who wants...

As noted above… If you can find someone who wants an older 650c trial bike with tubular tire setup, sell the bike as quickly as you can.

We live in an age where tubeless is becoming the preferred...
09-14-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By 70sSanO

This is pretty simple. Disconnect the RD cable...

This is pretty simple. Disconnect the RD cable and back out the low limit screw and move it by hand to see how far it will move.

You can take two measurements. One as it is currently adjusted to 7...
09-14-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By 70sSanO

Other than thread engagement and a small enough...

Other than thread engagement and a small enough lockring diameter to clear the chain, I’ve never paid much attention to which lockring I use.

There is merit in straight vs domed if dropout space...
09-14-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,720
Posted By 70sSanO

My tire pressure seems to last a few rides,...

My tire pressure seems to last a few rides, especially since I went with 25-32 tubes and 25mm tires.

Always carry extra tube, patch kit, and pump.

Tools vary a bit depending on road or mtb....
09-14-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By 70sSanO

This is just a wild possibility, do you have all...

This is just a wild possibility, do you have all 20 of the old ball bearings?

I have had one hide on me behind the race and it makes it impossible to get things adjusted right and turning smooth. ...
09-14-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 679
Posted By 70sSanO

For an apartment, a wall or ceiling mount is a...

For an apartment, a wall or ceiling mount is a way to get it out of the way.

If you are unable to put any holes in the wall, Iíd attach a couple of 2x4ís to the back of a heavy dresser and mount...
09-14-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,047
Posted By 70sSanO

Finally, someone who understands it. John

Finally, someone who understands it.

John
09-14-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ll summarize this… You have a 126mm OLD...

I’ll summarize this…

You have a 126mm OLD RSX/Mavic rear wheel and you want to replace the Mavic rim with a Ryde rim leaving you with the same 126mm OLD RSX/Ryde wheel. Then you are planning to...
09-13-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,054
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes! Recently, I was on the go to climb in my...

Yes! Recently, I was on the go to climb in my area. A local guy was on a titanium Huffy wearing flip flops- unbelievable. We exchanged smiles.[/QUOTE]

I didnít think the Serotta Huffys were...
09-13-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,054
Posted By 70sSanO

Expensive, no. Good, yes. A well made used...

Expensive, no. Good, yes.

A well made used bike with good components will outlast a big box store level bike many times over.

John
09-13-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,837
Posted By 70sSanO

It all depends on the tire and the rim. Brakes...

It all depends on the tire and the rim. Brakes have an impact when it comes to height. I would think seat tube angle also impacts tire size as it gets slacker.

All 1986 SR's have the same...
09-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By 70sSanO

From what I gather from the bikeradar link is...

From what I gather from the bikeradar link is that the bike is a 10 speed 105 drivetrain with a BTwin 50/34 crank.

BTwin probably doesn’t make the crank and it is just a similar FSA, Origin 8,...
09-13-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By 70sSanO

It really doesn’t matter. Every cyclist finds a...

It really doesn’t matter. Every cyclist finds a lube, or lubes, that he or she swears by for any number of reasons.

But we should all embrace these lube threads because the day is coming when...
09-12-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 620
Posted By 70sSanO

I may have missed this suggestion, but if not,...

I may have missed this suggestion, but if not, see if the LBS will swap the 110 stem for a 90 to do a test ride. It should only take a few minutes and shortening the stem won’t impact cable length....
09-11-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By 70sSanO

Are these your wheels and do they weigh 1750...

Are these your wheels and do they weigh 1750 grams?

https://jtoddgill.com/2018/12/14/axis-elite-disc-wheelset-weight/

John
09-11-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By 70sSanO

Wide range and gaps can work on a mtb. I have...

Wide range and gaps can work on a mtb. I have 13-40 8 speed, but toyed with 15-40 7 speed. I couldn’t live with no top end so swapped out the freehub for an 8-10 speed and went 13-40.

But a...
09-11-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,047
Posted By 70sSanO

Just change the RD and use whatever...

Just change the RD and use whatever cassette/freewheel you want.

John
09-11-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,047
Posted By 70sSanO

There has been an 8 of 9 or 9 of 10 on 7 speed...

There has been an 8 of 9 or 9 of 10 on 7 speed freehub bodies.

I would guess it is not profitable to produce close tolerance narrow spacing drivetrains at lower cost points. Taking a Tourney...
09-11-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,047
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve posted this before and have yet to get a...

I’ve posted this before and have yet to get a definitive answer.

What is the maximum angle the chain should not exceed, because that is really the argument?

About 6 months ago I did some quick...
09-09-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,813
Posted By 70sSanO

I guess it might help to know if you timed each...

I guess it might help to know if you timed each bike up the same climb.

John
09-09-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By 70sSanO

On pinned cassette with full cogs, not spidered,...

On pinned cassette with full cogs, not spidered, I remove them all the time.

Some people will say that by doing so, there is a risk of indenting the freehub body with the cogs and pinning prevents...
09-08-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 845
Posted By 70sSanO

Not to derail this, but I ran the same cogs, but...

Not to derail this, but I ran the same cogs, but then got a Shimano 11-30 8 speed and put them together to build a 14-16-18-20-23-26-30-36. I found the 32 to 36 was a bit close for a bailout.

John
09-08-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By 70sSanO

I kind of shudder to post this source as I have...

I kind of shudder to post this source as I have no idea who they are, but it appears to be what you are looking for...
...
09-08-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,154
Posted By 70sSanO

Thanks for the info. I had a Varsity as a...

Thanks for the info.

I had a Varsity as a kid, but I donít remember enough to try to convince anyone of anything. All I remember is my Dad got it used and painted it Candy Apple Blue and it...
09-08-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,154
Posted By 70sSanO

While this doesn't help with the OP's project,...

While this doesn't help with the OP's project, the linked thread does highlight that it may have never been possible to build a high end multi-speed derailleur racing bike with parts made in America....
09-08-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,098
Posted By 70sSanO

The bike definitely has a kind of a cult...

The bike definitely has a kind of a cult following and there have been threads in the past, including upgrading them. I have not ridden one, but as GlennR said, it beats walking.

In your situation...
09-08-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes, you are absolutely right. I did post it in...

Yes, you are absolutely right. I did post it in the Bike Mechanics sub-forum.

That was 6 months ago and you didnít post to that thread, so I appreciate having a fan out there. But if you want to...
09-07-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By 70sSanO

Well I apologize if I ruffled a few feathers. I...

Well I apologize if I ruffled a few feathers. I guess I’ve never been fond of the “look-at-my-stuff-or-what-I-found-just-in-case-I-can-help-someone” threads.

I have no issue with responding to...
09-07-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,134
Posted By 70sSanO

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are...

It is a tough situation, but on a MUP if you are coming from behind and someone is slowing down anything can happen.

While the rider making a U-turn was stupid, you really needed to let him know...
09-07-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By 70sSanO

I might take you up on that. While the OP didn’t...

I might take you up on that. While the OP didn’t post pics with circles and arrows, he did post 3 pics with more that a paragraph explaining each one of them.

John
09-07-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By 70sSanO

These are the hand chamois from a few weeks ago. ...

These are the hand chamois from a few weeks ago.

If they work well for the OP, that’s great. At $75, that is quite a bit for most, I’ve never spent half that, but in the day and age of $10k...
09-06-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By 70sSanO

Was it regular or diet Squirt? John

Was it regular or diet Squirt?

John
09-06-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,154
Posted By 70sSanO

Are any points awarded if the components are...

Are any points awarded if the components are purchased from Jenson USA?

John
09-06-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By 70sSanO

If you are running a UG/HG freehub body, Loose...

If you are running a UG/HG freehub body, Loose Screws has UG cassette 26t cogs. Youíll forfeit the ramps for better shifting, but youíll double the life of the cog.

John
09-06-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 585
Posted By 70sSanO

I take it that you already have a 32 hole rim and...

I take it that you already have a 32 hole rim and spokes as the reason you donít want to buy a complete rear wheel.

John
09-05-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By 70sSanO

I have my doubts that the bushings are hand made...

I have my doubts that the bushings are hand made other than cut to length.

Use a digital caliper to measure OD, ID, and length. Get something close in length and cut/grind/file them to the...
09-05-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By 70sSanO

As far as crimping, are we talking about adding...

As far as crimping, are we talking about adding the barrel/pear brake ends to a bare cable?

I realize that the standing rigging on a sailboat utilizes crimplng, I’m just not sure about a DIY home...
09-05-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By 70sSanO

I don’t have a lot of bikes, I just have too many...

I don’t have a lot of bikes, I just have too many parts. I have an unfounded fear that started a few years ago, of looking for an older replacement part on eBay and there are none to be found.
...
09-05-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By 70sSanO

I tend to look on eBay for stragglers. John

I tend to look on eBay for stragglers.

John
09-05-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,788
Posted By 70sSanO

This question comes up a lot. I wear different...

This question comes up a lot. I wear different clothes depending on what I’m riding.

For 35 years I’ve worn lycra when I ride my road bike. It doesn’t matter the length of the ride, I’ve always...
09-05-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By 70sSanO

I’ve never used loctite to hold a lockring, but...

I’ve never used loctite to hold a lockring, but it is a good idea. I will max the lockring torque on a non-serrated 2nd position cog. The range for Shimano is around 22 ft/lbs to 36 ft/lbs.

I...
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