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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By jdefran
Just tide. I also removed all the hardware and...

Just tide. I also removed all the hardware and reflectors like pastorbobnlnh.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-07-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,977
Posted By jdefran
okane Have caution watching them in the...

okane Have caution watching them in the machine..I would hand wash to prevent a tearing.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-07-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,977
Posted By jdefran
I have a matching yellow rear pannier set with...

I have a matching yellow rear pannier set with handle bar bag.. Unfortunately I washed them (in the machine) and there's a slight tear in each pannier. Are the frames of these panniers sought after...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,624
Posted By jdefran
+1. If you end ever carry it in an external drink...

+1. If you end ever carry it in an external drink holder of a bag like the one below make sure it's secure. I've lost one over some rough terrain. In a standard bottle cage it would fine. ...
Forum: Commuting 10-28-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,151
Posted By jdefran
Reviving a thread here.. Any ideas on how to...

Reviving a thread here.. Any ideas on how to achieve such a nice bend without a vice?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 35,969
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Posted By jdefran
Hope you caught there is a crack in the seat...

Hope you caught there is a crack in the seat tube. It's a shame he doesn't provide a photograph, that is rather misleading.
Forum: Commuting 09-19-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By jdefran
For sure, I would at least get the comp. Do you...

For sure, I would at least get the comp. Do you have a pic of yours? Any specifics you want to share about the ride?

Could you please measure your rear dropout width? Just trying to see what wheel...
Forum: Commuting 09-18-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By jdefran
Any Trek Crosssrip riders?

Considering the purchase of a Trek Crossrip for my commute. All of my current road bikes are traditional steel, sport touring bikes from the 80s. I built them, used the parts I wanted, enjoyed them,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-13-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 969,632
Posted By jdefran
Thank you, very informative!

Thank you, very informative!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-13-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,987
Posted By jdefran
I have a Shimano XT M739 crankset with rings.....

I have a Shimano XT M739 crankset with rings.. it's in rider condition. You could strip the anodizing and polish to make like new.. PM me if interested.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-11-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 969,632
Posted By jdefran
I'd love to see a video of the STI/Ergos in...

I'd love to see a video of the STI/Ergos in action on the non traditional drop bar (dirt/mustache). Having a hard time visualizing the shifting action at a different angle..
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-08-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By jdefran
Some photos might be helpful so we can provide...

Some photos might be helpful so we can provide accurate advice
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-04-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By jdefran
I have a white exage group if you go this route..

I have a white exage group if you go this route..
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By jdefran
Might help to get a photo of the complete bike...

Might help to get a photo of the complete bike from the drive side.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,745
Views: 1,252,061
Posted By jdefran
Has anyone here tried using the Shimano Claris...

Has anyone here tried using the Shimano Claris STIs on an existing 8 speed set up?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-26-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,987
Posted By jdefran
I had the same problem with a 1989 Trek 420.....

I had the same problem with a 1989 Trek 420.. Even though it has the investment cast Trek lugs and everything I read said a 27.2, I ended up using 27.0
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-20-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,987
Posted By jdefran
HAVE: 2X8 Shimano Tri-Color STIs ISO: ...

HAVE:
2X8 Shimano Tri-Color STIs

ISO:
3X8 Shimano STIs of similar era
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-05-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,987
Posted By jdefran
ISO: Non-aero brake levers with turkey levers...

ISO:
Non-aero brake levers with turkey levers (restoring a Panasonic sport deluxe for my father-in-law and he likes 'em)

Have:
Hopefully something you need
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-30-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,673
Posted By jdefran
Nice bike, the color is pretty. So is it a...

Nice bike, the color is pretty.

So is it a 12 or 14 speed? You mentioned 12 speed and 7 speed..

The seat post is probably steel, put a magnet up to it to test. You can get an alloy one for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-22-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,987
Posted By jdefran
If you only need friction, I have set of first...

If you only need friction, I have set of first generation dura ace downtube shifters (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=C5B2973D-BE98-4475-927B-963321C8401A&Enum=104&AbsPos=116). PM me if...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-18-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By jdefran
Ha, I can just picture it! The lady did provide...

Ha, I can just picture it!
The lady did provide some back story so far:



Agreed, it would make a great single track bike I can ride hard and not worry about abusing it.

Luckily I have some...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By jdefran
Thank you for the fork recommendation. Great...

Thank you for the fork recommendation.

Great eyes, doesn't help I'm unfamiliar with the brand. That tape is another thing to inspect closely.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By jdefran
I'll definitely look over the chain stay seat...

I'll definitely look over the chain stay seat clamp area.

What is TCO?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By jdefran
Looking at it tomorrow after work, the seller...

Looking at it tomorrow after work, the seller seems to be a nice older lady and wouldn't sell it before then.

I'm considering a rigid carbon fork or kona project 2.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By jdefran
Seeking advice on potential purchase - 96' Ibis Mojo

Looking to the wise forumites for some input regarding the frame below:
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j343/jdefran/ibis_zpsb121c730.jpg...
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