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06-25-22, 10:20 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Peg Day! ...

Peg Day!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52172323399_c40fc92f83_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nuhN6e)IMG_5768 (https://flic.kr/p/2nuhN6e) by Doc Mertes...
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By rccardr

What’s the date stamp? Looks like a later...

What’s the date stamp?
Looks like a later non-leather covered version.
06-23-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,473
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2845_d04cdbcead9ae4cef7cc9ae7dbaee3fad237c937.jpg
Between Lake Mercer and Burke Lake...
06-22-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By rccardr

You might want to post this over on The Paceline...

You might want to post this over on The Paceline and Velocipede Salon. Pretty sure that ‘EchelonJohn’ is a member of one or both.
06-22-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,966
Views: 526,178
Posted By rccardr

Pic and dimensions might help. Lots of...

Pic and dimensions might help. Lots of interchangeability on Shimano stuff, something from 105 or Tricolor might work.
06-21-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By rccardr

Are you sure they don’t just bolt on to standard...

Are you sure they don’t just bolt on to standard braze- on mounts? Maybe no need for bosses.
06-21-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 951
Posted By rccardr

Fun times! Jealous!

Fun times! Jealous!
06-20-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By rccardr

Personal fave!

Personal fave!
06-19-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,646
Posted By rccardr

Well, yeah. I mean, no. It’s, um,Gail.

Well, yeah.
I mean, no. It’s, um,Gail.
06-19-22, 02:41 PM
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Posted By rccardr

…and looks like maybe a 24/58.

…and looks like maybe a 24/58.
06-19-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,646
Posted By rccardr

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52156321557_09...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52156321557_0965c91847_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nsSMip)42 On Monroe town square (https://flic.kr/p/2nsSMip) by Doc Mertes...
06-17-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By rccardr

Except it’s not just a shortage of hoods. Pretty...

Except it’s not just a shortage of hoods. Pretty rare to find a set of levers in excellent shape that only need hoods.
The lever blades take a real beating and can’t really be refinished other than...
06-16-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,754
Posted By rccardr

I’ll second that. Super job doing a super hard...

I’ll second that. Super job doing a super hard job. Chapeau, sir!
06-15-22, 07:25 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Down into DC on a hot and humid morning: ...

Down into DC on a hot and humid morning:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52148990285_22f50bf3f8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nsecYa)IMG_5685 (https://flic.kr/p/2nsecYa) by Doc Mertes...
06-15-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,754
Posted By rccardr

As I recall, in 2016 it was hot and humid going...

As I recall, in 2016 it was hot and humid going up Nine Mile Hill, then on the way down to Kila it started to rain. Then the temp dropped a bunch. Then hail.
06-14-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By rccardr

Only suggestion is get them in black instead of...

Only suggestion is get them in black instead of silver,the silver finish isn’t that nice.
Polished is best,but them are ‘spensive.
06-14-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By rccardr

My A23’s are the best 650b rims I’ve ever owned. ...

My A23’s are the best 650b rims I’ve ever owned. Offset rear. Super strong, have never needed attention or truing.
06-14-22, 07:35 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Yes, they are. Pretty much the same as the...

Yes, they are. Pretty much the same as the Nashbar stuff.
06-12-22, 07:00 PM
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Views: 605
Posted By rccardr

That is very tempting. Miss the vibe of the old...

That is very tempting. Miss the vibe of the old DD. And you’ve never steered me wrong on a recommended bike ride.
06-12-22, 11:51 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Mine was a 27.2. Lovely frame!

Mine was a 27.2.
Lovely frame!
06-11-22, 07:28 PM
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Views: 772
Posted By rccardr

More than that, depending on where it needs to be...

More than that, depending on where it needs to be shipped to/from
Charge to ship via BF from CA to VA was $165 recently. Box, packaging not included.
So….there’s that.
06-11-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By rccardr

SOOOooooo many ways to build a Tempo! Agree...

SOOOooooo many ways to build a Tempo!
Agree with many others, along with the '87 SS one of the best framesets produced in MS.
You can go pretty much stock (please ignore the oh-so-2010 Pro3 tires):...
06-11-22, 08:42 AM
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Posted By rccardr

I have a pair of good 10.4 by 14.9 front cones. ...

I have a pair of good 10.4 by 14.9 front cones. Look just like yours but with a 1mm taller top end, bearing surface looks the same. Probably not Suzue, might be Shimano.
On a good axle, too.
If...
06-10-22, 06:42 AM
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Posted By rccardr

What you need is cable liner, not housing. Like...

What you need is cable liner, not housing.
Like this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/363x448/shimano_cable_liner_1800mm_y80098100_a12e8542e73b5b032f1ff367d6db7c23da3a9cd5.jpg
06-09-22, 08:01 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Suspect you are SOL on finding those. After...

Suspect you are SOL on finding those. After almost 35 years, even new ones would be hard and likely to split.
What I use as replacements are short sections of cable housing lining. Come in grey...
06-08-22, 07:46 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Palouse Tour Trip Weekend! Your fans DEMAND...

Palouse Tour Trip Weekend!
Your fans DEMAND it!,,,,
06-08-22, 06:40 AM
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Views: 2,356,159
Posted By rccardr

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. ...

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. Pelizzoli is back on 650B duty.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5668_919bda30329076a2c466d1b27c67871b1c60e834.jpg...
06-06-22, 07:37 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Everything should be mandated at either 1” or...

Everything should be mandated at either 1” or 1/4”.
Just makes it more interesting.
06-06-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,338
Posted By rccardr

There are bunches of excellent low mileage...

There are bunches of excellent low mileage Shimano dual pivot calipers out there. 5500,5700,6500 and 6600 are at the low end of the price spectrum, under $50 a pair.
They’ll work as well as anything...
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Views: 270
Posted By rccardr

I would think $1200-1300. Your stuff is always...

I would think $1200-1300. Your stuff is always in such great shape, and Delta’s will increase interest. Pretty color, too- like a cornflower blue?
06-05-22, 06:50 AM
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Posted By rccardr

That Woodrup! ...

That Woodrup!
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/245x150/glorious_gif_e7df9fa4f99b30caae558d806b46686c978ca296.gif
06-04-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By rccardr

If you want to just replace the rims using the...

If you want to just replace the rims using the existing spokes and nipples, you are fine. From a measurement standpoint.
However, if the nipples are stiff and hard to turn, you may wind up replacing...
06-04-22, 07:42 PM
06-03-22, 07:52 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Cant speak to other mid 80s models. I was very...

Cant speak to other mid 80s models. I was very surprised to find that the 85 I had obtained had 120 spaced rear dropouts.
Wish Id never sold the 86.
06-03-22, 03:45 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Yes, those early Pelotons had 120 spacing and...

Yes, those early Pelotons had 120 spacing and they were VERY adamant about retaining that size.
As I found out when we tried to insert a slightly more modern wheelset.
Lovely frames, though, would...
06-03-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By rccardr

Based on the BB cable routing and top tube...

Based on the BB cable routing and top tube guides, earlier than '89.
Serial numbers tell all.
06-02-22, 06:38 AM
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Views: 167,469
Posted By rccardr

Seen on a recent ride out to Mason Neck: ...

Seen on a recent ride out to Mason Neck:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5639_2150de4f9009125707dd35006b1d6661383a32e7.jpg
06-01-22, 06:32 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Don't forget the Classics. After a year of...

Don't forget the Classics. After a year of trainer duty and arrival of the resprayed Tempo this one was relegated to storage last summer.
It will be back....
05-31-22, 07:27 PM
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Posted By rccardr

I have GOT to come out there to ride with you in...

I have GOT to come out there to ride with you in May. Amazing pics!!!!!!!!
05-31-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By rccardr

Don, also be aware that Shimano compatible road...

Don, also be aware that Shimano compatible road bike brake cables and mountain bike/hybrid brake cables use different ends.
Based on your profile, you own both kinds.
05-30-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 769
Posted By rccardr

Nothing beats doing it right. A 51mm chainline is...

Nothing beats doing it right. A 51mm chainline is just wrong, period.
Make it right and it will work.
Cannot imagine what problems you might encounter by using the correct BB for the crankset.
05-30-22, 11:34 AM
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Views: 526,178
Posted By rccardr

The generosity of some people on this forum never...

The generosity of some people on this forum never ceases to amaze and impress me.
05-30-22, 07:52 AM
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Views: 1,279,610
Posted By rccardr

The solid red and solid black are more rare than...

The solid red and solid black are more rare than the smokey ones, I think. Maybe they just figured the outrageous paint schemes would sell better?
Here are a couple that got powdercoated,...
05-30-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,055
Posted By rccardr

You folks in Portland are so lucky to have Gugie...

You folks in Portland are so lucky to have Gugie around to come up with these fixes.
And frame alterations.
And just general Gugieness.
05-30-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 769
Posted By rccardr

How much clearance is there between the granny...

How much clearance is there between the granny and the chainstay? Could be you're just too far out from the correct chainline.
05-30-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/620x1240/sarcasm_cowboy_6fa3d2c19498fdace767621c80a1aead100d728b.jpg
05-29-22, 07:04 PM
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Views: 467
Posted By rccardr

Is that a Ciocc? Wasnt sure, thought Id ask

Is that a Ciocc?
Wasnt sure, thought Id ask
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Views: 502
Posted By rccardr

Well, like I said….

Well, like I said….
05-28-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19,013
Views: 2,356,159
Posted By rccardr

Yeah, but last year it was dry. And hot. ...

Yeah, but last year it was dry.
And hot.
Sooooo hot.
05-28-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 167,469
Posted By rccardr

Randy Andy Kaufman sticker on a junction box in...

Randy Andy Kaufman sticker on a junction box in the parking lot of the MFA in Boston. Note the careful placement and alignment......
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