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04-26-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 269,034
Posted By dmark

720 Multitrack was an import and always TIG...

720 Multitrack was an import and always TIG welded.
730 was TIG and US built
750 (and above) were last lugged in 93 and US built
03-13-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26,110
Views: 3,627,051
Posted By dmark

The rest of your garage looks interesting as well.

The rest of your garage looks interesting as well.
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By dmark

+1 With the flutes perhaps no need to pour...

+1
With the flutes perhaps no need to pour through bottom bracket.
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By dmark

Penetraitng oils may help but before that I would...

Penetraitng oils may help but before that I would remove the crank and bottom bracket, turn bike upside down and pour ammonia then wait a few days. I would try this before penetrating oil eg...
02-21-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,020
Posted By dmark

Posting just because DX400 is the topic. It's a...

Posting just because DX400 is the topic. It's a 24" I'd rather a 23" but a beautiful ride.
81 DX4000 (pic as found)
...
02-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,285
Posted By dmark

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/77_superior_d4751eb3d82463092b6d8791d8d36b6ac5a0fca1.jpg
77 Superior. (76-78 frames the same)
01-26-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,466
Posted By dmark

It LOOKS good... https://youtu.be/J0RTD7250II

It LOOKS good...
https://youtu.be/J0RTD7250II
01-18-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By dmark

Nice. I picked up a 1968 "Blue Sky" SS last...

Nice. I picked up a 1968 "Blue Sky" SS last month. Your paint looks a bit better. Mine has replacement saddle, RD and pedals unfortunately. If I match the paint I'll drop a post here (I searched here...
01-13-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,154
Posted By dmark

From a standing start weight is a bigger issue....

From a standing start weight is a bigger issue. If we are racing I'll bring the PX-10.
OTOH I was given a 72 Sierra Brown Continental (also 24") last year that looked like hell. It cleaned up great...
01-11-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By dmark

I also am with the OP plus I also add talcum...

I also am with the OP plus I also add talcum powder.
12-23-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,907
Posted By dmark

My winter project is next to last years winter...

My winter project is next to last years winter project.
12-21-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,411
Posted By dmark

This Sky Blue 68 SS followed me home 2 weeks ago....

This Sky Blue 68 SS followed me home 2 weeks ago. It will be a rider.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/68_ss_ebb0b1cb6375aeb97c2be4065920225b332349f4.jpg
11-13-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By dmark

It is Nashbar; my garage is littered with them.

It is Nashbar; my garage is littered with them.
11-10-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By dmark

Wrong cable stop on Shimano pictured; not a...

Wrong cable stop on Shimano pictured; not a trustworthy shop. DIY or hope you find another shop.
Sorry to see this.
11-08-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 896
Posted By dmark

Great bike! My 1st 10 speed worked as a messenger...

Great bike! My 1st 10 speed worked as a messenger to save and April 74 paid $140 for a blue UO8 like yours. They ride beautifully.
Enjoy.
10-29-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By dmark

Is there a missing decimal point?

Is there a missing decimal point?
Forum: Foo
10-29-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 761
Posted By dmark

Use tier-1 gas and they are not needed. (BTW I...

Use tier-1 gas and they are not needed. (BTW I never buy gas if I see the delivery truck unloading or just leaving; this stirs up water from the bottom of the storage tanks)...
10-28-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By dmark

I don't need this. I don't need this. I don't...

I don't need this.
I don't need this.
I don't need this.
(repeat as necessary)
But it's my size
I don't need this.
I don't need this.
I don't need this.
(repeat as necessary)
10-20-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By dmark

If not claimed I would like to have this.

If not claimed I would like to have this.
09-30-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By dmark

Mint! I have the same frame in red with Nuovo...

Mint! I have the same frame in red with Nuovo Record and a white Cinelli saddle and bar tape, MA40 rims. Bought it 30 years ago from original owner who said it was 7 years old at the time.
Same...
09-08-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 68,862
Views: 11,111,863
Posted By dmark

Nice. Straight pipes + S&S carb + missed shift...

Nice.
Straight pipes + S&S carb + missed shift = Blown piston. Twice. (Buddy's shovelhead Sportster not mine)
09-05-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By dmark

Whew! Dodged another one

Whew! Dodged another one
08-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By dmark

Gorgeous! Glad it's nowhere near me.

Gorgeous! Glad it's nowhere near me.
06-18-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,466
Posted By dmark

"Genuine" synthetic on there.

"Genuine" synthetic on there.
05-29-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By dmark

In an earlier thread on BF I learned some 600...

In an earlier thread on BF I learned some 600 Arabesque 6200 cranks were swaged and others forged. I think it was around this time Shimano absorbed Takagi who was a contractor for Shimano.
05-28-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By dmark

A piece of heat shrink.

A piece of heat shrink.
04-21-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,720
Posted By dmark

BikeMig: If it was blue I'd ask how much; I...

BikeMig:
If it was blue I'd ask how much; I have a 72 in white and it is the nicest riding bike (PX10 2nd) I have. The blue on this and the later Fuji America are the best looking bikes and I want...
03-15-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By dmark

Not quite pain on the bike but not comfortable on...

Not quite pain on the bike but not comfortable on the left. I could walk all day but the bend on the bike with a loose button was strange.
Still the left (less pain)was better after the first...
03-15-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By dmark

Bilateral patella femoral 2010 and a "revision"...

Bilateral patella femoral 2010 and a "revision" to the left in 2015 that was never right. Waited too long and left kneecap was "smooth as glass" causing adhesion problem. Riding it felt like a warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By dmark

I still have some spare Nashbar butyl tubes that...

I still have some spare Nashbar butyl tubes that are 20+ years old. They are fine.
03-03-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,375
Posted By dmark

When it is not a keeper: CLA hubs, BB at a...

When it is not a keeper:
CLA hubs, BB at a minimum and whatever else needs replacing or adjusting.
I enjoy fixing and either selling around cost or for curb finds giving to our parish. (except the...
02-26-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,391
Posted By dmark

I grew up riding bicycles all over NYC, I drive...

I grew up riding bicycles all over NYC, I drive and I rode motorcycles for many years. I think post #2 nailed it.
02-26-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,391
Posted By dmark

Happens all too often on the Riverside MUP...

Happens all too often on the Riverside MUP (Hudson Greenway NYC). Ebikes are my biggest worry.
Replies: 48
Views: 4,175
Posted By dmark

Thanks for the links. I am a Dynaco (tube), KLH...

Thanks for the links. I am a Dynaco (tube), KLH 6, Dual 1229 & AR TT owner/refurbisher.
01-15-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By dmark

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire...

I ASSumed without reading completely. Most tire size posts are about going larger.
Need more coffee.
12-14-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By dmark

Clorox sponge worked for me on bar tape left in...

Clorox sponge worked for me on bar tape left in place on the bar.
12-11-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By dmark

Dibs on stem and handlebars if not sold.

Dibs on stem and handlebars if not sold.
11-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,823
Posted By dmark

Good deal; 86 300 frame with top quality tubing....

Good deal; 86 300 frame with top quality tubing. Enjoy.
11-27-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By dmark

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20201127_113651807_e204b24b8737c7f6949a3747a6da306e7beae789.jpg
The cheap 8sp RM-30 is on the right; on left is a 7 eg LX or 105...
10-31-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 68,862
Views: 11,111,863
Posted By dmark

FREE Ironman NJ

https://jerseyshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/manahawkin-free-centurion-ironman/7223369801.html
*NM-gone in less than 1 hour*
...
10-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By dmark

83 did not have cantilever brakes.

83 did not have cantilever brakes.
10-22-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,377
Posted By dmark

Shimano cable cutter with a piece of old cable in...

Shimano cable cutter with a piece of old cable in the housing to prevent distorting the housing.
09-22-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By dmark

As someone who loves old steel bikes I would say...

As someone who loves old steel bikes I would say get the Trek. (Unless you can do the work and want a project)
Trek- Just tuned, newer, lighter. 5 year old bike with a tune up sounds like it was...
09-22-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By dmark

As an owner of a presumed 72 (plain lugs, relaxed...

As an owner of a presumed 72 (plain lugs, relaxed geometry) I always wished for fancy lugs but what a sweet riding bike it is.
Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By dmark

4ga copper 20' or more. 4ga works fast and 20' or...

4ga copper 20' or more. 4ga works fast and 20' or more in case your car is nose first in a parking spot. Copper is about $40 or more. (4ga copper coated aluminum less current is like 6-8ga copper is...
08-08-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 68,862
Views: 11,111,863
Posted By dmark

That will be a bidding war by the time the seller...

That will be a bidding war by the time the seller returns.
07-11-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 16,002
Posted By dmark

Well, I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition.

Well, I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition.
06-22-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By dmark

20 hrs in an enameled pot with close to 1lb of...

20 hrs in an enameled pot with close to 1lb of lye freed up the fork to my curb find 88 Ironman Master. Started yesterday afternoon....
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By dmark

Wow, great! Yes clean and lube and ride....

Wow, great! Yes clean and lube and ride. Evaporust for the small chrome bit if you have not used it before. For large chrome eg (steel) rims crumpled aluminum foil (shiny side out? does it matter?)...
05-19-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 68,862
Views: 11,111,863
Posted By dmark

Trek 750 23" non lugged $120, posted 20 minutes...

Trek 750 23" non lugged $120, posted 20 minutes ago
https://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/orange-trek-bike-multitrack-750/7127092621.html...
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