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02-20-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,227
Posted By Bianchi84

Congratulations! It's the beginning of a Great...

Congratulations! It's the beginning of a Great Adventure! Enjoy your life together!
02-14-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By Bianchi84

Fork looks bent, or is it the angle of the photo?

Fork looks bent, or is it the angle of the photo?
02-06-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

Maybe it's the angle but that drive side crank...

Maybe it's the angle but that drive side crank looked different to me. Yes, cantilever brakes can be tricky sometimes, but study how everything works and it should become intuitive. Enjoy the bike!
02-06-24, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

That's a great- looking bike! Are those the...

That's a great- looking bike! Are those the original cranks? What are they? Are they Cannondale CODAs?
02-05-24, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

I replaced my original rims with Araya RM -20s....

I replaced my original rims with Araya RM -20s. They've served me well. Maybe you can still find them? Original hubs are Suntour XC if that helps. I replaced the stock solid axles with QR straight...
02-05-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

Great-looking bike! Are you going to use it for...

Great-looking bike! Are you going to use it for touring or general use?
02-05-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

I post this one every year. My 1985 Cannondale...

I post this one every year. My 1985 Cannondale SM600. 26"/24" wheels.
Built it myself in 1985. SR Litage bonded fork, Bullseye cranks, Kestrel flat carbon bars, Pedersen Self Energized front...
01-28-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,835
Posted By Bianchi84

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01-26-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Bianchi84

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Just joking with...
01-22-24, 01:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,925
Posted By Bianchi84

From one of my favorite writers:...

From one of my favorite writers:...
01-19-24, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,690
Posted By Bianchi84

Thank you!

Thank you!
01-18-24, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,690
Posted By Bianchi84

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12-21-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,518
Posted By Bianchi84

This year has been rough recovering from prostate...

This year has been rough recovering from prostate cancer - so not much riding. I'm going to try getting back to my riding levels before my diagnosis as my stamina improves.
And. I need to build new...
11-21-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,358
Posted By Bianchi84

It's what allows it to be bigger on the inside.

It's what allows it to be bigger on the inside.
11-17-23, 06:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,358
Posted By Bianchi84

Might be an Oscillation Overthruster; next stop:...

Might be an Oscillation Overthruster; next stop: 8th Dimension!
08-30-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,551
Posted By Bianchi84

I agree. Sometimes people are hospitalized,...

I agree.
Sometimes people are hospitalized, taken away for serious other reasons, etc. and their bike is least-most on their minds. The owner valued it or it wouldn't have been locked. Maybe put...
08-16-23, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bianchi84

I think they sometimes used to use oil instead of...

I think they sometimes used to use oil instead of grease for each track race. Maybe that was the thin film?
08-15-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,656
Posted By Bianchi84

I've been using Finish Line Lithium grease for...

I've been using Finish Line Lithium grease for years with no problem. When I needed something for my Regina CX-S Freewheel, I took BF advice and used chainsaw bar oil... worked like a champ!
[Way...
08-11-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bianchi84

I've posted it before, but I still have 1985 SM...

I've posted it before, but I still have 1985 SM 600
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08-10-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By Bianchi84

I'm not a fan of the chronically offended class...

I'm not a fan of the chronically offended class either! It just hit a nerve since I knew someone that one of the institutions they support tried to help. I really didn't know what they did until...
08-08-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By Bianchi84

If you haven't told her already: your daughter...

If you haven't told her already: your daughter Rules!
07-26-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7,483
Views: 882,590
Posted By Bianchi84

I have what I think is the same stem on my 1985...

I have what I think is the same stem on my 1985 Cannondale SM600. I just got some black/yellow checker cable housing from Pork Chop BMX to replace the black I have now; should look Rad when install...
07-06-23, 04:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,002
Posted By Bianchi84

Bike Ehrmantrout ("Here's what's gonna...

Bike Ehrmantrout
("Here's what's gonna happen...")
06-22-23, 04:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,938
Posted By Bianchi84

Not a piece of technology, but a decision:...

Not a piece of technology, but a decision: whatever/whoever caused the demise of Suntour as we knew it.
06-07-23, 03:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,344
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for the correction; its all Greek to me!

Thanks for the correction; its all Greek to me!
05-31-23, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Bianchi84

I built a set of wheels using RM 20s for my 1985...

I built a set of wheels using RM 20s for my 1985 Cannondale SM 600 using DT spokes and the original Suntour XC sealed hubs.. Bike has 24" rear and 26" front and rim was available in both sizes! They...
05-30-23, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Bianchi84

I used chainsaw bar and chain oil in my old...

I used chainsaw bar and chain oil in my old Regina CX-S freewheel. It came recommended as an inexpensive option. It's a lot more viscous that some other oils, so more likely to stay where it needs to...
05-24-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By Bianchi84

I'm not too familiar with your exact components,...

I'm not too familiar with your exact components, but have experienced that problem. Others suggested the limit screw... that would be my first guess. Second, maybe B screw adjustments if derailleur...
05-23-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,422
Posted By Bianchi84

"Don't Fear the Reaper"- only with More...

"Don't Fear the Reaper"- only with More Cowbell.
05-14-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,483
Views: 882,590
Posted By Bianchi84

Great bike! We sold a few of those when I worked...

Great bike! We sold a few of those when I worked in a bike shop in Long Island, NY. I think that finish is Smoke Chrome. I love the Suntour Rollercams... they're on my '84 Cannondale.
04-20-23, 04:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,459
Posted By Bianchi84

Same for me. I still have the 1984 Bianchi and...

Same for me. I still have the 1984 Bianchi and 1985 Cannondale that I built when I worked at a Bike Shop in Long Island, NY; never bought a newer one. Both still work great so never saw a need to...
04-12-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Bianchi84

Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
04-11-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Bianchi84

Thank you anyway, I posted on Charity Events if...

Thank you anyway, I posted on Charity Events if anyone might be interested. It's a good cause and has been running for 21 years I think.
04-10-23, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bianchi84

Cancer Support- 24 Foundation

Hi, I have been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer and an starting treatment. I have also signed up for the Charlotte, NC 24 hour ride run by the 24 Foudation. Some from the area might be...
04-09-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Bianchi84

Charity Posting Permissable?

Moderators? I know there is a Forum specifically for Charity Ride postings, but I was wondering if I could mention it with a link to my donation page here as well.
I am in early stages of cancer...
03-09-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bianchi84

I'd also suggest first untape casing from bars....

I'd also suggest first untape casing from bars. Once you get the ferrule-seating issue figured out (and make sure casing is nice and open on both ends - no intrusion of casing metal innards rubbing...
02-24-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 456,493
Posted By Bianchi84

My 1985 Cannondale SM600 with 24"/26" wheels. I...

My 1985 Cannondale SM600 with 24"/26" wheels. I built this in 1985 when I worked in a bike shop. I made a few changes to components. ...
01-21-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Bianchi84

Any chance these can be modified to Braze - on...

Any chance these can be modified to Braze - on mounts?

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12-29-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Bianchi84

I thought I'd just pass over that remark

I thought I'd just pass over that remark
11-08-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,796
Posted By Bianchi84

Bars taped bottom to top

Bars taped bottom to top
10-31-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,992
Posted By Bianchi84

What is "C&V" about those companies other than...

What is "C&V" about those companies other than jumping someone else's train? I don't blame them in the least for finding a profitable niche, but what else could have been expected? People want easy...
10-17-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bianchi84

I don't think Rollercams will work with...

I don't think Rollercams will work with cantilever mounts; the positioning is different. They need the same positioning as for U-Brakes. I am almost positive about that.
oops... just saw previous...
10-17-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bianchi84

Rollercams on 1985 Cannondale SM600

I vote: "under-appreciated engineering", they Rule!
(Along with Pedersen Self Energized brakes on front with Odyssey Straddle Rods instead of cable)....
10-05-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By Bianchi84

I'm guessing that the Schwinn Ties you ordered...

I'm guessing that the Schwinn Ties you ordered were 26 x 1-3/4 and not 26 x 1.75 ? Though numerically equivalent, they are not the same size. Since 2 different brands of 1.75 tires seem to fit, I...
09-20-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,894
Posted By Bianchi84

Bullseye

Bad picture of my Bullseye Cranks with Sugino Rings. On 1985 Cannondale SM600....
09-01-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,611
Posted By Bianchi84

Here is the (I think) 1973 Schwinn Fastback that...

Here is the (I think) 1973 Schwinn Fastback that was less-than-stock-repainted (but original chainguard). It's "technically" mine, but I lent it to one of my nephews a long time ago , so I guess it's...
09-01-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,611
Posted By Bianchi84

Posted this bike before, but it's September...

Posted this bike before, but it's September again.
1985 Cannondale SM600
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08-23-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,093
Posted By Bianchi84

I'll drink coffee anytime. As mentioned by...

I'll drink coffee anytime. As mentioned by someone above, related to Agent Cooper: " Black as midnight on a moonless night".
Also, if you like coffee references on screen, check out the movie:...
08-22-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By Bianchi84

The bikes also had a very high (13" ?) BB height....

The bikes also had a very high (13" ?) BB height. I think the theory was the BB height and supposed lower gearing and manouveabity with smaller rear wheel was more suited for "east coast" woods...
08-21-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,842
Posted By Bianchi84

I think it is. ...

I think it is.
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