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Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Gdando
1992 Trek 930 to threadless headset?

A few months ago I ordered nashbar threadless forks for my old 930 as the previous owners had installed some cheat suspension forks that fell apart. The issue is the LBS had little experience with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-14, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9,144
Views: 656,712
Posted By Gdando
Took the family for a slow rode to the center of...

Took the family for a slow rode to the center of town.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-03-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
Below is a picture of with the adjustment screw...

Below is a picture of with the adjustment screw removed in the 42/26 position. She does not appear to shift as crisply as before but she shifts in all gears. I wonder of a modern SRAM chain would...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-26-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,079
Posted By Gdando
Thanks to Pasterbob I now have a 42/26 to help...

Thanks to Pasterbob I now have a 42/26 to help get up the volcano.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-26-14, 02:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
You are all geniuses. I removed the DO...

You are all geniuses. I removed the DO adjustment screws and moved the axle all the way back in the DO and it was just enough to make the DR extend out so the jockey wheel no longer rides on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-25-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
Lynn, yes and the came out great with the mavic...

Lynn, yes and the came out great with the mavic open pros. I think I need to remove the decals off the rims though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-25-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
If I remove the two links and simply make sure...

If I remove the two links and simply make sure that I don't mix the 52/26 (which I should not do anyway to avoid a cross situation) would that work. Maybe because I am a newbie I am afraid of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-25-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
I hope the pics help. When she is on the 52t...

I hope the pics help. When she is on the 52t forward it extends the RD and there is no issue.
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However when she is on the 42t forward the jockey wheel rides the 26t and slacks the chain.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By Gdando
Upgraded from 23t to the 26t but now she won't shift?

Just got done putting the new 26t freewheel only to find that if I am on the 42 up front my GS rear derailer is riding the 26t and won't shift. If I stay on the 52 up front there appears to be...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-19-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,171
Posted By Gdando
Did this actually work? I am considering...

Did this actually work? I am considering something similar for an old Trek 930.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-18-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,470
Posted By Gdando
I made the mistake of comparing my three bicycles...

I made the mistake of comparing my three bicycles to her "x" pairs of shoes and "y" # of purses. I guess my math is different from hers.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-18-14, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9,144
Views: 656,712
Posted By Gdando
364803 Leisurely ride with the wife up to Aci...

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Leisurely ride with the wife up to Aci Castello that is from the 1500s.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-17-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 325,067
Posted By Gdando
Sunday ride with the wife to Aci Castello Sicily ...

Sunday ride with the wife to Aci Castello Sicily

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-09-14, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,488
Posted By Gdando
Both housings are braided steel with Teflon cores...

Both housings are braided steel with Teflon cores smooth movement. The cable itself is coated braided steel that I have more confidence in that the original. Also, I used the shifter housing for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-08-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,488
Posted By Gdando
Golden boy, I just did this last week. The...

Golden boy,
I just did this last week. The grey flex piece I removed. I used the old housing as a guide. Regretfully, after removing the grey extensions the provided brake housing was not long...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-05-14, 04:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,141
Posted By Gdando
Here is the one for Sicily although I have not...

Here is the one for Sicily although I have not seen the 2014 notice yet.

http://www.acsiciclismomessina.it/index.php/notizie/188-l-eroica-del-sud-20-ottobre-2013
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-04-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,508
Views: 209,464
Posted By Gdando
SR hubs (thank you CV-6 they look great) and a...

SR hubs (thank you CV-6 they look great) and a 26.6 SR seatpost!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-03-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,095
Posted By Gdando
I guess the purpose of the thread was to document...

I guess the purpose of the thread was to document a little big of maturing on my part. I was once convinced that I needed to have modern tech to be a better cyclist (newbie) and got my first CV by...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-03-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,095
Posted By Gdando
I hope you mean 41 years young and not the 60...

I hope you mean 41 years young and not the 60 something gentleman that kicked my butt last year!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-03-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,095
Posted By Gdando
Leather and steel vs Carbon Fiber and Titanium fun this morning

I brought the Olmo in to work for a lunch time ride. Aside from riding against the wind for 13k it was a nice ride on a beautiful day through some Sicilian farm land.

On the way back to the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-02-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Gdando
Sloar, It's not perfect but does fit.

Sloar,
It's not perfect but does fit.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-01-14, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Gdando
Small update. Thanks to Pasterbob I have a 26t...

Small update. Thanks to Pasterbob I have a 26t Regina oro on the way. My question now turns to whether I need to shorten my chain to go from the 23t to the 26t? Has anyone done this?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-27-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,200
Posted By Gdando
Chombi, I now see that it is a question of...

Chombi,
I now see that it is a question of genetics and not nationality. I did not say a word when my wife was the only one wearing high heel boots and a beret.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 61,142
Posted By Gdando
As a newbie who is learning I have read most...

As a newbie who is learning I have read most posts that the general consensus is that higher quality tubulars like Strada Bianchi or Paris-Roubaix will last longer while providing nicer ride. If the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 61,142
Posted By Gdando
Is there any specific tape that you would...

Is there any specific tape that you would recommend? I looked at the Tufo tape however it states that it is only for Tufo tubulars?

Secondly does Stan's sealant actually work? Before I attempt...
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