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01-16-23, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Rooney

Snagged the second and final one listed, thanks!...

Snagged the second and final one listed, thanks! Love a good obscure Suntour bit.
01-13-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 74,088
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Posted By Rooney

Had a Jetter run through the shop recently. Ours...

Had a Jetter run through the shop recently. Ours was a mixte, seemed like a standard 70s bike boom build. Had the same Somerset, NJ head badge. Not terrible, nothing to write home about. $120 seems...
12-29-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

The canti post location on that ST1000s allows...

The canti post location on that ST1000s allows you to convert from 27" to 700c. Those 982s have enough vertical adjustment to give you proper pad/rim contact as well. I have a 25" of that same year...
12-29-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

Does anyone recognize this label?

Life and other projects have slowed progress on the Cinelli.

The last thing I was doing was attempting to true the wheels, however, neither wanted to cooperate. The front has clearly been rebuilt...
12-20-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Rooney

Welp. Im mixing up my front derailleurs. Id...

Welp. Im mixing up my front derailleurs. Id swapped a Deore with a Deore LX. The Suntour XCD entered the mix for a minute when Id thought I could put it on the ST1000, but realized its integrated...
12-19-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By Rooney

FS: 79-80ish 25.5" black Trek 710 frameset

SOLD

I bought this frameset a little over a year ago, and it's constantly been overshadowed by my other bikes. Most of the time I've had it, it's been a bare frameset or wheel-less.
Condition is...
11-28-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

A quick update: tires and toe straps finally...

A quick update: tires and toe straps finally arrived.

I installed the brake hoods (some wrestling required) then wrapped the bars, and installed the housing which will definitely benefit from some...
11-17-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

Havent had much reason to update this thread as...

Havent had much reason to update this thread as Ive been waiting on parts. Today, the hoods finally arrived from Italy! They feel very good and have the slightest bit of transparency to them.

...
11-16-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

I finally finished building up my commuter,...

I finally finished building up my commuter, intentionally left ugly. Originally began as a full/mostly original 520 but most of the parts were destroyed due to a previous owner's sweat/lack of...
11-07-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 46,286
Posted By Rooney

I'd call about 2000 miles acceptable for a...

I'd call about 2000 miles acceptable for a chain's lifespan.
11-03-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

Bike Recyclery...

Bike Recyclery (https://bikerecyclery.com/nos-vintage-grey-brake-cable-housing-campagnolo-nuovo-record-modolo-style-unlined-1500mm-sections/). I saved a length of the original housing. Ill post a...
11-01-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

Did some online shopping. On the way are some...

Did some online shopping. On the way are some brake hoods, grey housing that's supposed to be a close match for the original without the absurd prices, and red newbaums.

I work at a bike shop, so...
10-30-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

I picked the bike up on Tuesday, and had a family...

I picked the bike up on Tuesday, and had a family matter to attend to this week, so I hadnt done proper research since getting it. I did some reading today and saw that 6spd freewheels were only...
10-30-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,836
Posted By Rooney

Free 73 Cinelli Speciale Corsa

Through various degrees of separation and people knowing Im a bike guy I was offered an old bike sitting unused in a basement with photos of a silver Cinelli which I quickly realized was an SC....
10-02-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,259
Posted By Rooney

Any chance you'd be able to share photos of the...

Any chance you'd be able to share photos of the dimpled stays and your dimpling method? With and without the rear wheel installed? I have a similar era 710 that I've been trying to figure out how to...
09-20-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,614
Posted By Rooney

I believe by that point they were unthreaded...

I believe by that point they were unthreaded thru-fork bolt holes. You would need to run a bolt through the hole and use a nut on the other side.
08-20-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

$450 Two Trek 620's with matching racks, bottle...

$450 Two Trek 620's with matching racks, bottle cages, fenders, and some panniers
"2 Bicycles, 1983, 19 inch and 21 inch, 531 Reynolds, 18 speed, with racks and panniers. call or text [hidden...
08-19-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,650
Posted By Rooney

Old thread but I watched this video earlier this...

Old thread but I watched this video earlier this week and it seems at least somewhat applicable to the conversion.

LINK
08-08-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By Rooney

Vintage Cannondale...

Vintage Cannondale (https://shop.vintagecannondale.com/products/a113-guide-for-cannondale?variant=36060466577563) usually has replacement cable guides, but when I looked for my brother's bike the...
08-03-22, 12:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By Rooney

This advice was incredibly helpful by the way....

This advice was incredibly helpful by the way. Subscribing to each aspect made the ride much more enjoyable, thank you!
08-02-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By Rooney

I just got home to the Philly burbs after a few...

I just got home to the Philly burbs after a few days of driving back from Lansing, which included stops at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville and a Guardians game in Cleveland.

My family and I had...
07-19-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By Rooney

Beginning the drive from PA to Iowa tomorrow with...

Beginning the drive from PA to Iowa tomorrow with my dad, who'll be riding a Trek 750. My sister is flying in to meet us there and will be on a Trek 950. First year for all three of us. I've been in...
07-09-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

531 Frame and fork point to a 7xx, I think they...

531 Frame and fork point to a 7xx, I think they added the panel behind TREK in 80/81. Looks like Cyclone front and rear derailleurs, and I'm assuming a Campy crank based on the fluting. I've spent...
05-26-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

I've been unsure whether this Multi-Track would...

I've been unsure whether this Multi-Track would fit me, and I'm still not 100% convinced it will, but it may make an excellent around-town beater. Mostly had parts lying around. Bought some Maxxis...
05-18-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

Here it is just about complete. Only needs brake...

Here it is just about complete. Only needs brake pads and final brake adjustment. Could probably shorten the rd housing too but it was being finicky before and works fine as is. Very pleased with the...
05-11-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

FINALLY nearing the finish line on updating my...

FINALLY nearing the finish line on updating my girlfriend's bike. The project has been plagued with minor setback after minor setback. Today's ordeal was the realization I'd already used one of the...
05-04-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By Rooney

I've used the Cycles Toussaint wheelset. True and...

I've used the Cycles Toussaint wheelset. True and rode well. Ended up getting a clicking that I couldn't figure out for a while. It turned out the hub needed to be cleaned and greased. Just installed...
05-03-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By Rooney

Since the seller wont play nice Id say contact...

Since the seller wont play nice Id say contact Panaracer directly and see if theyd replace it. Thats either an egregious manufacturing defect, or somewhere along the way that sidewall was nicked...
05-02-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

To add to this, I recently picked up a Super...

To add to this, I recently picked up a Super Tourer (very similar frameset) for a friend that was converted to a single-speed and she loves it. Set it up with 700x32c Armadillo tires so she can ride...
04-29-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

Raleigh Competition Frameset Reynolds 531 - $50...

Raleigh Competition Frameset Reynolds 531 - $50 (Sacramento)https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bop/d/sacramento-raleigh-competition-frameset/7472836848.html
Derailleur hanger chopped off, rear spaced...
04-13-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

I've had this frame for a little over a year now,...

I've had this frame for a little over a year now, and was riding it for maybe half that time when I started getting a clicking while pedaling. I overhauled basically every part of the bike before...
04-02-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,875
Posted By Rooney

It's always a treat seeing that Raleigh posted. I...

It's always a treat seeing that Raleigh posted. I think it's the fenders and collapsible rear rack that really do it for me.
03-30-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

Looks to be a Grand Jubilee. If it were in PA...

Looks to be a Grand Jubilee. If it were in PA instead of VA, I'd be all over it.

Motobecane 10 speed $100
"Late 70s -80s model in working condition. Motobecane 10 speed."...
03-29-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 39,689
Posted By Rooney

Creaky bottom brackets tend to be more related to...

Creaky bottom brackets tend to be more related to the press-in variety. It's due to bottom bracket shell tolerances being off in the frame's manufacturing.

That problem isn't much of a factor when...
03-23-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,007
Views: 901,493
Posted By Rooney

I've been keeping an eye out for Suntour XC Pro...

I've been keeping an eye out for Suntour XC Pro cantis and finally found a champagne gold set at a reasonable price. They'll eventually go on my '90 ST1000, but first I need to find another pair.
...
03-21-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8,007
Views: 901,493
Posted By Rooney

No matching chrome bike to put it on (yet), but I...

No matching chrome bike to put it on (yet), but I was very pleased to finally find a 23" long chrome Silca for less than $120.
...
03-12-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Rooney

Have you sustained any significant injuries since...

Have you sustained any significant injuries since your last fit? Has your flexibility changed? Are you doing the same type of riding as before? Are you in better or worse shape since your last fit?...
02-23-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 391,761
Posted By Rooney

Here's a better beauty shot of the '90 ST1000. I...

Here's a better beauty shot of the '90 ST1000. I added VO faceted fenders and put on 32mm GravelKing SS tires. The GK brown wall coordinates with the anthracite green so well. I love it! I should...
02-22-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By Rooney

3 vintage ten road bikes ...

3 vintage ten road bikes $60https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/553298929064731/?ref=product_details&referral_code=marketplace_top_picks&referral_story_type=top_picks

$20 Le Champion with...
11-30-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 391,761
Posted By Rooney

There are indeed dimples on the inside of the...

There are indeed dimples on the inside of the chainstays. The bike currently has 35c tires and could probably go to 38, but I think it would have the same clearance issues you're experiencing. I'm...
11-29-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 391,761
Posted By Rooney

I'm not sure if scans of these instructions exist...

I'm not sure if scans of these instructions exist elsewhere, but they were included with the bike when I bought it. I thought it could be useful to share them here.

I also made some progress on...
11-25-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,493
Posted By Rooney

Got this rideable just after most of the leaves...

Got this rideable just after most of the leaves here seem to have fully turned and fallen.

...
11-09-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 391,761
Posted By Rooney

Just one (low quality) teaser pic for now; 1990...

Just one (low quality) teaser pic for now; 1990 ST1000. The rear brakes appear to have plenty of vertical adjustment for a 27 to 700 conversion, but there's some work to be done. I'll be moving most...
11-04-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Rooney

There's also a cool Q&A video: ...

There's also a cool Q&A video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lmLbScZruQ
11-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,666
Posted By Rooney

Very cool! I love the design of the small green...

Very cool! I love the design of the small green front panniers — so simple.

Also, this photo is incredible and inspirational. Definitely saved for referencing later.
10-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,386,864
Posted By Rooney

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1429/img_3441_226fc98c5bacd78fb152ee81acdf647e9ac68764.jpg

UPDATE:
...
09-30-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,731
Posted By Rooney

Wow! Understated is an understatement. Those...

Wow! Understated is an understatement. Those fenders are covert. If it weren't for the mudflaps hanging down, I'm not sure I'd notice there were fenders until looking at the photo for the 5th time....
09-16-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,779
Posted By Rooney

The early 90s lugged Trek Multitracks,...

The early 90s lugged Trek Multitracks, specifically, the 750 and 790, hit all of the points you listed.
09-15-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By Rooney

There was a super simple (MS Paint level) graphic...

There was a super simple (MS Paint level) graphic I saw once, probably on this forum, which made the process very clear. Basically, when a small hole occurs, for whatever reason, in the chrome, the...
09-13-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Rooney

The pump handle will have a small hole/indent to...

The pump handle will have a small hole/indent to rest on the peg, the pump head will be made in a way that it can be wedged at the top tube/seat tube joint.

...
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