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09-11-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By cranky old road

...two peoples separated by a common language. ...

...two peoples separated by a common language. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotter_pin
09-08-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By cranky old road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWcrkZR7PdU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWcrkZR7PdU
08-28-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By cranky old road

^ I believe that is correct. The bike in question...

^ I believe that is correct. The bike in question is a couple of thousand miles away from me. The shimano guides I'm seeing on line seem to be mirror images as far as the long arm goes. (As is the...
08-27-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By cranky old road

Seems to be proprietary. I'm old enough to...

Seems to be proprietary. I'm old enough to remember when bike parts were fairly standardized.
08-27-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By cranky old road

You're right, thanks. I've already tried that on...

You're right, thanks. I've already tried that on the Mechanics sub-forum. https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1257440-cable-guide-raleigh-revenio-carbon.html
08-27-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By cranky old road

Raleigh Brand in the USA

Does Raleigh still have a distribution network in the US? Trying to locate a source for a part.
08-25-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By cranky old road

Is the chain routed through the rear derailleur...

Is the chain routed through the rear derailleur correctly? There is usually a guide between the jockey wheels that the chain can rattle against if it is not run under it.
08-24-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

Comparing the photo with one that came with a...

Comparing the photo with one that came with a Campagnolo bottom bracket I bought, the long leg is on the opposite side.
08-24-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

Thanks. I don't know what the nephew has tried....

Thanks. I don't know what the nephew has tried. My attempts to contact Raleigh USA kept taking me to Kenya?! If I don't get any further responses here I'll suggest he kludge something.... I've...
08-24-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

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08-24-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

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08-24-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

This is for my nephew's bike. From what he says...

This is for my nephew's bike. From what he says the frame has internal cable routing and the guide is proprietary. Trying to post the photo he sent to me.
08-24-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By cranky old road

Cable guide for Raleigh Revenio carbon

Anyone have a source for the apparently proprietary cable guide that goes under the bottom bracket lug? Early 2010's Raleigh Revenio carbon
06-19-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,137
Posted By cranky old road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb18-YiWZow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb18-YiWZow
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By cranky old road

A photo of the decaling and date markings on...

A photo of the decaling and date markings on components might provide useful in dating the bicycle .
FWIW- From Wikipedia: "In 1939, Raleigh opened a bicycle factory at 6 Hanover Quay, Dublin,...
04-29-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By cranky old road

The black Ambrosio rims that came on my Bianchi...

The black Ambrosio rims that came on my Bianchi CD'I wore to bare aluminum on the brake surfaces fairly quickly.
04-17-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By cranky old road

Cable length looks short for a Campagnolo...

Cable length looks short for a Campagnolo derailleur
04-16-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By cranky old road

Sounds like a cable problem to me. Campagnolo...

Sounds like a cable problem to me. Campagnolo instructions are pretty specific about where to use ferrules. Photos of your cable runs might be helpful. perhaps a cable is frayed and binding at a...
04-10-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By cranky old road

Deda Dog Fang not currently available on Amazon

Deda Dog Fang not currently available on Amazon
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Views: 849
Posted By cranky old road

If it's an 82 it's a good match for the 515 in...

If it's an 82 it's a good match for the 515 in this catalog (http://www.vintage-trek.com/TrekBrochure1982.htm)
02-07-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By cranky old road

But will probably not include all of the ferrules...

But will probably not include all of the ferrules unless you use a Jagwire set which I don't like as much as the Campagnolo.
01-08-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,271
Posted By cranky old road

Dremel tool. Use scrap cable inside the housing....

Dremel tool. Use scrap cable inside the housing. Dip the cut ends in JB Weld.
01-08-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,874
Posted By cranky old road

I recall an article (years ago) about an...

I recall an article (years ago) about an attorneys' association in New York City paying a crew to patrol the city for liability issues to submit. The article I recall didn't mention hiring people to...
01-03-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,326
Posted By cranky old road

Back in the 70's I was given this as an...

Back in the 70's I was given this as an explanation for the Zeus bicycle with "Zeus" parts a friend purchased.
12-28-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By cranky old road

The wife is now retired as a Rural Carrier on the...

The wife is now retired as a Rural Carrier on the sandy cattle trails of South Carolina. Although it attained 500,000 miles on the route, her 1997 RHD Subaru Legacy still travels to the recycling...
12-27-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By cranky old road

Answering my own question for future reference:...

Answering my own question for future reference: It does not, but I was able to find an Escape body on eBay.
12-23-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By cranky old road

Always grateful when the OP reports on their...

Always grateful when the OP reports on their problem's solution.
12-19-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By cranky old road

Campagnolo brake blade interchange

I'm having to replace a 10 speed Escape shifter and only finding Ergopower bodies. Anyone know if my Xenon's brake blade will fit the Ergopower?
12-16-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,069
Posted By cranky old road

I want to mention the Park CCW-2 but it looks...

I want to mention the Park CCW-2 but it looks like it's been discontinued. Includes thin walled 14, 15 and 16 ends and a hex for the caps. Mine gets a fair amount of use.
07-21-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By cranky old road

I believe 36 x 24 f in the first photo does...

I believe 36 x 24 f in the first photo does indicate Italian threading
06-30-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,258
Posted By cranky old road

Was not aware when I got Share the Road plates in...

Was not aware when I got Share the Road plates in North Carolina that I would be paying the premium every year when I renewed my registration. Thought the surcharge was a one time deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,081
Posted By cranky old road

What he said. ...

What he said.
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06-14-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By cranky old road

Been a while since I've looked at my 8 speed. Am...

Been a while since I've looked at my 8 speed. Am I remembering correctly that the splines on the cogs are all the same size and it's important to observe that the triangles on each sprocket are...
04-01-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By cranky old road

Did I miss when you stated where the chain is on...

Did I miss when you stated where the chain is on the rear cogs when you have the rub?
03-27-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,158
Posted By cranky old road

I predict this thread will become a prominent...

I predict this thread will become a prominent part of bikeforum lore, like dialing it up to 400.
03-21-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By cranky old road

I might be totally misunderstanding but if he is...

I might be totally misunderstanding but if he is saying there is no resistance in pedaling in all but the largest rear cog then it sounds as if the rear mech is not letting the chain catch on the...
03-17-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By cranky old road

Also sew-ups are generally available with one...

Also sew-ups are generally available with one length stem and require extensions and removable valve cores to use effectively with deep rims.
02-28-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,278
Posted By cranky old road

One issue you might have in installing a new fork...

One issue you might have in installing a new fork yourself is the headset bearing race that is pressed onto the fork at the base of the steerer, either removing the old and installing it on the new...
02-27-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,278
Posted By cranky old road

Looks like that was your tenth post so you should...

Looks like that was your tenth post so you should be able to post pictures now. If the situation is as I now understand it, a new fork is what you need, and it will most likely need to be...
02-25-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By cranky old road

IMHO PB Blaster will work much better than WD40....

IMHO PB Blaster will work much better than WD40. It is worth keeping some around.
02-24-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,278
Posted By cranky old road

So is it the steerer tube of the fork that has...

So is it the steerer tube of the fork that has broken rather than the stem? And the fork now looks like a Y with a shorter tail than originally, with the tip of the Y that had some sort of provision...
02-23-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,278
Posted By cranky old road

From the pictures I've found on the internet,...

From the pictures I've found on the internet, your stem is like a gooseneck and inserted into the fork's "steerer" tube. The handlebar height appears to be adjustable up and down by opening a quick...
02-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By cranky old road

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02-06-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By cranky old road

That seat stay to seat tube as seat post clamp...

That seat stay to seat tube as seat post clamp construction is the only I have seen with the exception of my unusual Ron Cooper.
02-04-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By cranky old road

Campagnolo specs call for a longer cable housing...

Campagnolo specs call for a longer cable housing than other brands. (You can look it up!)
Replies: 48
Views: 4,562
Posted By cranky old road

KLH 4 speakers, Thorens 124 with an SME tonearm...

KLH 4 speakers, Thorens 124 with an SME tonearm and Shure V15 type II cartridge along with the Marantz junk. All inherited from my late father who had excellent taste and discernment. I haven't...
Replies: 48
Views: 4,562
Posted By cranky old road

I don't get this fascination with recent Marantz...

I don't get this fascination with recent Marantz audio equipment:rolleyes:
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01-10-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By cranky old road

Thanks

Thanks
01-10-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By cranky old road

Possibly related question: If my wife opens her...

Possibly related question: If my wife opens her own account will we be banned as having created a sock puppet?
12-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21,261
Views: 4,047,785
Posted By cranky old road

"I want to see if someone will try to sell me my...

"I want to see if someone will try to sell me my stolen bike"?
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