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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-01-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By cid499
I've got a similar unit with no fixed cups - a...

I've got a similar unit with no fixed cups - a lockring on each side. It's not Tange, but Suntour Superbe. The construction is almost identical, except for the lettering and the spline on the cups.
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-24-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By cid499
Thanks for the information. I was able to...

Thanks for the information.

I was able to get both cups out with my adjustable spanner by pressing down on the contact points very hard while turning. A sturdier spanner may also have helped.
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-24-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By cid499
Unfortunately, I think that tool does not fit; it...

Unfortunately, I think that tool does not fit; it specifies an 43mm outer diameter, which a few mm too large for this spline.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-24-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By cid499
Removing this Suntour Superbe BB?

Attempting to remove this Suntour Superbe cartridge bearing bottom bracket, but the cups won't budge under the affect of my adjustable spanner (http://www.parktool.com/product/pin-spanner-green) -...
Forum: For Sale 04-11-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,296
Sticky saddle swap
Views: 245,303
Posted By cid499
HAVE: Fizik Ariones (2) one in good condition,...

HAVE: Fizik Ariones (2) one in good condition, the other one with a scuff on the side.
WANT: Selle Flite Trans Am (the one with the cutout, no gel).

Cheers!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 195,288
Posted By cid499
Here's my Batavus Professional - recently rebuilt...

Here's my Batavus Professional - recently rebuilt with Dura Ace 7400 and some Shimano 600.
Campy Zonda wheels (8sp)

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3657/3383434338_7ee74267df.jpg?v=0...
Forum: For Sale 12-18-08, 06:35 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,469
Posted By cid499
Have: 130mm 3TTT "Status" Stem. Champagne finish,...

Have: 130mm 3TTT "Status" Stem. Champagne finish, missing plastic top cap.
Want: Quill stem, a little bit shorter. 100 or 110mm?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-17-08, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 195,288
Posted By cid499
Pirate: I also have a Batavus Professional with...

Pirate: I also have a Batavus Professional with Columbus tubing. From what I can tell, the original components were Suntour GPX (with Stronglight cranks). Date stamps from the original components...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-21-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By cid499
Thanks for the replies. I am watching the ebay...

Thanks for the replies. I am watching the ebay shifters...



I think this may not be true for DA stuff - Sheldon Brown seems to indicate that 6/7/8 Dura Ace has the same spacing...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-21-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By cid499
Dura Ace 7400 Downtube Shifters?

I'm looking for Dura Ace 7400 downtube shifters for an 8-speed setup (indexed). However, it's quite difficult to find an 8-speed one, and easier to find some of the 7-speed shifters.

I know that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-17-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By cid499
I can't answer your question, although I can say...

I can't answer your question, although I can say it is very easy to get the headset cups out of the frame. If there is any question in your mind about the finish of the pieces, I would just remove...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By cid499
yep, it is the exact same crankset. the internet...

yep, it is the exact same crankset. the internet is amazing.

cyclo: I would but they dont fit in my mailbox :p
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By cid499
Thanks for all the replies - I think it sounds...

Thanks for all the replies - I think it sounds like DA is the winner here.. and luckily, it should be easier to get a hold of.

This is the bike in question: Late 80s Batavus Pro, currently...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By cid499
Late 80s: Dura Ace 7400 vs Suntour Superbe Pro

Of course, both sides have their fanboys who will chime in on this subject. But which group do think is better, and why? (I'm not really interested in comparing the brakes, since the superbe pro...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-08, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,641
Posted By cid499
I've got a similar looking bike, with original...

I've got a similar looking bike, with original paint. It is marked as a Batavus Professional, and has Columbus stickers on the fork and seattube. I am not sure of the year. Here's a picture....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-06-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By cid499
taking out the retainers entirely seems to have...

taking out the retainers entirely seems to have solved it thus far... thanks all
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By cid499
Yes, it is indeed play in the bottom bracket and...

Yes, it is indeed play in the bottom bracket and not in the crankarms. The BB does use retainers,and I do have them with the balls towards the cups.

One other issue is that the lockring is a...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-04-08, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By cid499
loose-ball BB keeps loosening

Hey all,

My loose ball BB keeps coming loose (or misadjusted) after riding a few miles.

When I first install it, I make sure it is properly adjusted (no play, I check with the crankarm...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-14-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,355,858
Posted By cid499
so it's just a terrible representation of the...

so it's just a terrible representation of the same green that has been used on previous years then. well, black it is I guess.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-14-08, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,355,858
Posted By cid499
is the new green for models shipping in march...

is the new green for models shipping in march going to be a different green? the 'demo' pic they have on the site looks like it's going to be closer to.. lime?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-13-07, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By cid499
Road cassette & MTB derailleur?

Will a road cassette work with a MTB derailleur? I am building up a bike for my sister and the frame is a 700c hybrid frame.

There are currently no wheels - what kind of wheels should I buy that...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-28-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By cid499
Does this rule out acetone?

Does this rule out acetone?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-27-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By cid499
REMOVING lug detail from powdercoated frame?

Awhile back, I had my frame powder coated. I excitedly bought a testors paint pen and applied some "lug detail." I was probably a little bit too excited about it and did a pretty terrible job at it....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-07-07, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,856
Posted By cid499
Slipped AGAIN.

So I felt the cog slip again, just a few hours after installing the new DA cog and Formula lockring. I was applying some pretty severe backpressure (skidding), and I felt the cog slip backwards just...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-07-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,856
Posted By cid499
Lucky me, the on-campus bike shop was having an...

Lucky me, the on-campus bike shop was having an "everything 30% off day" today. I picked up a DA cog and lockring. I'll see how it goes and post back if there are any more problems.

Cheers
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