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07-23-21, 11:58 AM
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Posted By squirtdad

Considering it is Cino, it should probably be...

Considering it is Cino, it should probably be Grappa :) also gluten free
07-23-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

I stand corrected 84 it is ...

I stand corrected 84 it is http://vintage-centurion.com/literature/catalogs/1984_Centurion_Catalog.pdf
07-23-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

based on the on the suntour symmetric shifter ...

based on the on the suntour symmetric shifter and lemans 12 best guess on this bike is 1983

all the components and the suicide levers point to around that time
07-23-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

Centurion Lemans 12 - $176 (Bremerton)Tall and a...

Centurion Lemans 12 - $176 (Bremerton)Tall and a bit of a drive, and will need fair amount of tlc

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/bremerton-centurion-lemans-12/7346884446.html
...
07-22-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 221
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Posted By squirtdad

Well the most important part of prep is done....I...

Well the most important part of prep is done....I got my custom jersey (https://www.owayo.com/) that has my bike forum name and a tribute to my Montana Home town on it

so that leaves, rebuiild...
07-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By squirtdad

matches my experience

matches my experience
07-22-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By squirtdad

I have the same hubs on 2 wheelset. What i find...

I have the same hubs on 2 wheelset. What i find is that i have to adjust them so that the feel is tighter when hand twisting the axle than what i would do for the classic cone and hub bearing. ...
07-21-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 277
Posted By squirtdad

penetrating oil (check out freeze off is is...

penetrating oil (check out freeze off is is penetrating oil and makes it super cold), more leverage, and I really like to tap firmly on the breaker bar with a hammer to try to shock it loose a...
07-21-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By squirtdad

i resemble that

i resemble that
07-21-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 515
Posted By squirtdad

Under stand sentimental value. Will you ever...

Under stand sentimental value. Will you ever ride this bike....even for utility and errands? (personally I like that idea ;) ) if so put some slicks on it, ride and remember it glory trail...
07-21-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 401
Posted By squirtdad

I carry a tube and a patch kit.... i have had to...

I carry a tube and a patch kit.... i have had to use both on the same ride, not often, but it has happened. I like the rema kits.....imho best quality. I write the date i bought the kit on...
07-20-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

centurion accordo $220 ...

centurion accordo $220
...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-20-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By squirtdad

also to consider is that disk with QR is not...

also to consider is that disk with QR is not considered optimum. Current disc technology is the the thru axle design
07-20-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By squirtdad

i have used these before and they are a great...

i have used these before and they are a great solution, better than what I cobbled together from plumbing parts at ACE

I would be interested, even though I have no immediate need (typical just in...
07-19-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By squirtdad

no on wd 40, penetrating oil good luck

no on wd 40, penetrating oil good luck
07-19-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,764
Posted By squirtdad

have two (although there may have been an aero...

have two (although there may have been an aero model higher these are the real top of the line)

84 Team miyata...
07-19-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By squirtdad

i will also note I have measured the tiers the...

i will also note I have measured the tiers the gp5000 measured at 28 on open pro rims, the corsa control measured 30mm on mavic reflex and the pananracer measured 28 on ma40 rims
07-18-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 295
Posted By squirtdad

What year team miyata? I have an 84 and an...

What year team miyata?

I have an 84 and an 85

the 84 easily takes panaracer gravel kings in 28
the 84 easily takes conti gp5000 in 28 and vittoria corsa control tubular in 30mm

not sure...
07-18-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By squirtdad

Are you using sealant? I had core get mucked up...

Are you using sealant? I had core get mucked up with sealant.....I just treat them as an expendable and replace
07-16-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By squirtdad

great info...thanks i did find a 32 NOS so...

great info...thanks i did find a 32 NOS so have that on the way, but would still be interested in a complete setup
07-16-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By squirtdad

6 speed would match the 6 speed EX durace it has

6 speed would match the 6 speed EX durace it has
07-16-21, 12:41 PM
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Views: 433
Posted By squirtdad

like the bottle cap rear mirror

like the bottle cap rear mirror
07-15-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,308
Posted By squirtdad

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. ...

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. please don't wake the zombies
07-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By squirtdad

WTB uniglide cassette 13-32

hen's teeth time

WTB uniglide cassette 13-32

thanks all
07-15-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By squirtdad

Probably best advice so far..... don't be stupid ...

Probably best advice so far..... don't be stupid :) thanks all
07-15-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By squirtdad

ok oft to WTB and ebay thanks :)

ok oft to WTB and ebay thanks :)
07-15-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By squirtdad

lol that is what I thought....except the ma40's...

lol that is what I thought....except the ma40's are built on a early shimano cassette (ultra glide) so as best i can tell I am limited to the 28 and am just going to workout harder..... the idea...
07-15-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By squirtdad

thanks Already have the built 330 wheels (like...

thanks Already have the built 330 wheels (like new wheelsmith build so quality build at least) so as much as I would love them to GP4 no luck (my clincher wheelset is ma40 so that should be pretty...
07-15-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By squirtdad

mavic gell330 tubular rim strength

hi,
Any experience thoughts on durabllity strength of mavic gel 330 tubular rims.

Or if you were a 240 pound rider would you ride these with 27mm tires with a 32 spoke build on roughish...
07-15-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 907
Posted By squirtdad

no a pro but got 28mm GK, I could fit a 30 but...

no a pro but got 28mm GK, I could fit a 30 but not a 32 on the team miyata

another would be the Vittoria Corsa Control clincher in 30mm I have a 30mm Vitorria corsa control tubular on my...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-14-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By squirtdad

curious....like to understand other peoples...

curious....like to understand other peoples material choices as I am getting closer to a custom. Why titanium vs steel or stainless ? thanks for indulging my curiosity in advance
07-14-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 907
Posted By squirtdad

bikingshearer tall bike it almost looks like...

bikingshearer tall bike it almost looks like you could ride this https://www.bikeforums.net/22140043-post62661.html
07-13-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By squirtdad

I had a set of these once worked great. I...

I had a set of these once worked great. I recently made similar using m5/6 bolts, washer and plumbing rubber cones..... it OP is creative and can do a few trips to ACE it is really not that...
07-13-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By squirtdad

Just got a new to me bike with 27's wheels are...

Just got a new to me bike with 27's wheels are in great shape (and interestingly enough are early shimano cassette) so I just got new velox tape, conti tubes and paselas. If they ever die I will...
07-13-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 907
Posted By squirtdad

Here is the base....but am doing a couple of...

Here is the base....but am doing a couple of changes to reflect my fitness, weight and desire to not walk too much will post the upgrade when done
...
07-13-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62,879
Views: 9,575,066
Posted By squirtdad

for some one really tall Custom Tall Frame...

for some one really tall

Custom Tall Frame for Tall Riders - $195 (Eugene, OR)https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/springfield-custom-tall-frame-for-tall/7350054730.html
...
07-13-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By squirtdad

holding out for a centurion is probably going to...

holding out for a centurion is probably going to mean a long wait.....what level Centurion???

from portland craigslist some possibles

Probably way to big (71 seat tube) but pretty...
07-12-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By squirtdad

I am glad it worked out....ymmv but overall I...

I am glad it worked out....ymmv but overall I find shimano a ton quieter than SRAM....at least the hubs and have never had chain noise with my 11 speed....I do use the ultegra level chain. (105...
07-12-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,132
Posted By squirtdad

Need a "yes" category so far my personal...

Need a "yes" category

so far my personal experience is Japan (Nishki, Auzki, SR, miyata, miyata, miyata) and Italy (torpado and de rosa) ..... hope to do an american custom in the future
07-12-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 754
Posted By squirtdad

hotbike As always, your well thought out and...

hotbike As always, your well thought out and advanced designs are not appreciated as they should be.
07-12-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 216,844
Posted By squirtdad

I don't understand the comment then don't make...

I don't understand the comment then don't make tubulars. I see a number of tubular options for vittora. the replacement for the green pave is the Corsa Control.
07-10-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 711
Posted By squirtdad

what build do you have planned?

what build do you have planned?
07-09-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 37,711
Posted By squirtdad

I still hope to trip over a NOS super light 57cm

I still hope to trip over a NOS super light 57cm
07-09-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By squirtdad

looking at the picture..... no access to put any...

looking at the picture..... no access to put any thing in from the bottom to catch the lip of the post.

speculation here, but probably it did not slip down, but was forced down when another...
07-09-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 216,844
Posted By squirtdad

just for reference challenge elite pro ...

just for reference challenge elite pro https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1234113-challenge-elite-tubulars.html
07-09-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By squirtdad

there is always the lye thing ...

there is always the lye thing

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1152417-stuck-seat-post-lye-your-way-out.html
...
07-08-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By squirtdad

I just PMed. for 2 27 tan, preferred, black...

I just PMed. for 2 27 tan, preferred, black will work if you have stock left
07-07-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By squirtdad

paint lug lining from factory.....pretty nice...

paint lug lining from factory.....pretty nice feature IMHO I had and 82 and stripped it for painting....the brazing was really nice
07-07-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By squirtdad

that is a french threaded bottom bracket a...

that is a french threaded bottom bracket

a good option would be velo orange ...
07-06-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,506
Posted By squirtdad

Regular Maintenance happens, and fixiits on a as...

Regular Maintenance happens, and fixiits on a as needed basis, and trying new things to me like tubies and upgrades (miyata 1400 upgraded to ultegera 9 speed triple and then to 105 5800 11 speed)
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