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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,937
Posted By Paramount1973
If I were actually going off road on that bike, I...

If I were actually going off road on that bike, I would lose the fenders in a heart beat.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,289
Posted By Paramount1973
Here is my 930, set up as a drop bar commuter....

Here is my 930, set up as a drop bar commuter. The stem is a 1 1/8" ATB stem fom Nashbar. It has a 25.4 clamp, I think. I have it set up as an 8 speed.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-14-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,790
Posted By Paramount1973
6 out of 8.

6 out of 8.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,352
Posted By Paramount1973
This is a 1986 Schwinn World Sport with Nitto...

This is a 1986 Schwinn World Sport with Nitto Nordeast handlebars, these closely resemble the old GB Allrounders. This is an 8-speed with Paul Thumbies and repurposed Shimano bar end shifters. The...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,048
Posted By Paramount1973
Bell's Bike Shop is selling Panaracer made Soma...

Bell's Bike Shop is selling Panaracer made Soma New Xpress folding tires in various sizes on Amazon for <$30. I just got a pair of 700x28c tires in terra cotta for about $28 per tire. Free shipping.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-05-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Paramount1973
Earlier this year, I had a clicking sound on my...

Earlier this year, I had a clicking sound on my commuter bike that occurred only while pedaling. It was transient and drove me crazy for a while. It also seemed to occur at the top of the pedal...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-05-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Paramount1973
I really like this set of racheting box-end...

I really like this set of racheting box-end wrenches from Harbor Freight. My set was made in Taiwan.

Metric Ratcheting Combo Wrench Set - 7 Piece...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,589
Posted By Paramount1973
Do Biopace rings shift more smoothly? Reason I...

Do Biopace rings shift more smoothly? Reason I ask is that for some period of time Shimano offered round chainrings with a series of shortened teeth opposite each other on the chainring and marketed...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 937
Posted By Paramount1973
Those are Wellgo LU-T11 pedals. I don't think...

Those are Wellgo LU-T11 pedals. I don't think they are available in the US.
gan well:???? Wellgo LU-?11 (http://www.iwaishokai.co.jp/detail.php?category1=26&sn=688)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Paramount1973
It is alloy and not that heavy, but it is long. I...

It is alloy and not that heavy, but it is long. I actually cut about 1.5 inches off of mine using a homemade wooden miterbox and added the necessary threads to the stem expander bolt with a die.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Paramount1973
Would this work? It is a Soma quill to threadless...

Would this work? It is a Soma quill to threadless adapter with an extra long riser section.
https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=17230
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-13-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 977
Posted By Paramount1973
Hmmm. I'd go with the Highway One in a heartbeat...

Hmmm. I'd go with the Highway One in a heartbeat since it is similar in reach and drop and less than half the price. There are a ton of inexpensive short reach/short drop handlebars in the 31.8 clamp...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-13-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,625
Posted By Paramount1973
I haven't, I'm leery of the relatively sharp edge...

I haven't, I'm leery of the relatively sharp edge at the cutout. My synthetic prostate-friendly saddles have a rounded profile at the edge of the perineal valley. This is to prevent cutting off...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-10-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 633
Posted By Paramount1973
It is likely that the tapers on the crank are...

It is likely that the tapers on the crank are damaged and the crank will continue to loosen. It is less likely that the bottom bracket spindle is at fault. However, check the tapers on the non-drive...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 982
Posted By Paramount1973
I have snapped Park levers but not a Pedro's...

I have snapped Park levers but not a Pedro's lever yet.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 802
Posted By Paramount1973
Weinmann center pulls are great with Koolstop...

Weinmann center pulls are great with Koolstop v-brake pads on them. The domed washers on the pads make toe-in easy and the pads have more surface area than the originals.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-04-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Paramount1973
I'm going.

I'm going.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By Paramount1973
Novara X-R, 700c model, TIG welded. This bike...

Novara X-R, 700c model, TIG welded. This bike started with a frame that was going to be scrapped by our community bike shop. Tange MTB butted tubing, converted to drop bars with Tektro cyclocross...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-25-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,973
Posted By Paramount1973
This thread has more lives than a cat.

This thread has more lives than a cat.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-22-16, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Paramount1973
Google indicates that the site may have been...

Google indicates that the site may have been hacked.
Forum: Commuting 04-18-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 43,788
Posted By Paramount1973
It was a beautiful day to ride through the...

It was a beautiful day to ride through the rumpled hills of Northern Delaware. I rode my favorite commuter, my drop bar Trek 930 mountain bike. On the way in, I took the bus and rode 2 1/2 miles from...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Paramount1973
I went to the Velo Orange Yard Sale on Saturday...

I went to the Velo Orange Yard Sale on Saturday and got an unused Grand Cru 2-bolt seatpost for $10, a set of unused Grand Cru 36h hubs for $20, a pair of Zeppelin fenders for $2, fender stays for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-11-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,142
Views: 656,400
Posted By Paramount1973
I got in 9 miles, put my drop bar High Plains on...

I got in 9 miles, put my drop bar High Plains on the bike rack and drove to a local garage to get my perforated exhaust pipe repaired. I left the car with them and rode 4.5 miles to my office. Lots...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-05-16, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,352
Posted By Paramount1973
I use them on several bikes and have never had a...

I use them on several bikes and have never had a problem slamming on the brakes with them. They seem to have plenty of leverage. I don't have full housing to the rear brakes on the bikes that have...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-03-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,455
Posted By Paramount1973
With regard to the High Plains, the 1990-1992...

With regard to the High Plains, the 1990-1992 models had nice frames, full cro-mo, lugged and brazed. The componentry did not do justice to the frames, typically Shimano 200GS, but that can be...
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