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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-24-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By bobchmara
Shimano ST-M071 Der Cable Replacement Question

I have one of these in my stash, and coincidentally, a bike that needs the 7 speed rear shifter replaced. Problem is, I don't know how to remove and replace the derailleur cable in the shifter. Can...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-13-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By bobchmara
Rigid, disc compatible fork with 1" threaded steerer

I get the feeling I'm looking for a part that doesn't exist. I'd like to take an older steel MTB frame and build a winter bike. I'd like it to have disc brakes. I have a line on a Trek 930 for a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-28-08, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By bobchmara
Where to find replacement o-rings

I have several accessories that attach with o-rings (ex: Sigma Cuberider blinky). Most of the o-rings have a tab to facilitate installation and removal. Does anyone know of a source for replacement...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-04-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By bobchmara
Internal der cables through the BB

I'm building a late 80's/early 90's Pinarello Prologo that uses internal cable routing. I'm not sure how to manage the derailleur cable routing through the BB. I'm considering using a length of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-02-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
Coincidentally, I came across a note on Sheldon...

Coincidentally, I came across a note on Sheldon Brown's Suntour page, (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/suntour.html, about 2/3 of he way down) that suggests that the Suntour Superbe Pro BB taper is not...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-02-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By bobchmara
I may have to go that route anyway, as so far...

I may have to go that route anyway, as so far I've had no luck removing the knurled ends.

Bob
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-30-08, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By bobchmara
So I was on the right track, thanks! No rush, so...

So I was on the right track, thanks! No rush, so I'll give the penetrating oil a try first.

Bob
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-29-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By bobchmara
Suntour cartridge BB questions

I have an 85 Schwinn Peloton that has a Suntour cartridge BB with sealed bearings. I've posted pics at:
http://chmara.com/dev/bt/cycling/images/pelotonbb.jpg and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-29-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By bobchmara
Rear dropout adjustment screws

I'm puzzled as to how to remove a set of rear dropout adjustment screws. The ends of the screws inside the dropouts have phillips heads, while the other ends have knurled knobs. I would expect the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-29-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
Thanks for the suggestion, I'll do that! Bob

Thanks for the suggestion, I'll do that!

Bob
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-28-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
Tools? I got lotsa tools. Except for the tool...

Tools? I got lotsa tools. Except for the tool that fits these bottom bracket cups!

I'd prefer to service this BB, but if that's not possible, I'll replace it. I'm not really concerned about...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-27-08, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
I was able to use a pin spanner to remove the...

I was able to use a pin spanner to remove the cups. It's a Suntour Superbe cartridge BB. It's got some corrosion, and I'm not sure if the sealed bearings are serviceable. The right side bearing...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-27-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
No, the splines on the BB are smaller than the...

No, the splines on the BB are smaller than the prongs on the freewheel tool, and the diameter of the splines is larger than the diameter of the freewheel tool.

Bob
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-27-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By bobchmara
85 Schwinn Peloton BB tool

Does anyone know where I can purchase a bottom bracket tool for the BB on my 85 Schwinn Peloton? The cups require an 8 tooth splined tool. It's not the same as the Isis tool, which has a larger...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-02-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By bobchmara
Rims for Pinarello Prologo

I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this question, so if I should post it somewhere else, just let me know.

I have an ~89-90 Pinarello Prologo that I'm building. The bike uses a 700c rear...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-22-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By bobchmara
Thanks Bob, that did it!

Thanks Bob, that did it!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-19-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By bobchmara
Campy Record cartridge BB cups

I recently received a Record cartridge BB. The Campy docs show that both cups are removable. I was able to remove the right side cup with no trouble, but the left side cup seems stuck. I can turn...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-10-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By bobchmara
Mike: My apologies for misrepresenting you. ...

Mike:

My apologies for misrepresenting you. It was some time ago that I spoke to you. I'm also quite happy to eat my words. I just placed an order for a pair of Moose Mitts for Drop Bars.
...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-04-07, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By bobchmara
I called and spoke with the owner. He explained...

I called and spoke with the owner. He explained that they make them by hand, and they are usually at capacity. If they created a demand for road pogies, they wouldn't have the means to produce...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-03-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,045
Posted By bobchmara
Yes, please post some pics! I've been drawing...

Yes, please post some pics! I've been drawing some sketches for a set of road bar pogies myself.

Bob Chmara
Southfield, MI
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-03-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By bobchmara
I have a pair and they are great. Well worth the...

I have a pair and they are great. Well worth the wait. I just wish they also made them for road bars.

Bob Chmara
Southfield, MI
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-05-07, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By bobchmara
Seeking Pinarello Prologo info

Iím not sure this is the right forum for this question, but Iím sure someone will point in the right direction if I got it wrong.

I have an 80ís era Pinarello Prologo frame and fork. Iím trying...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-21-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By bobchmara
27" Tire Recommendation Please

I'm new to the tandem scene. I recently picked up a tandem with 27" wheels. I need to replace the tires. Are there any 27" road tires that come in a size larger then 1-1/4? I've found some all...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-07, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By bobchmara
Thanks Sheldon, I expected that was the answer,...

Thanks Sheldon, I expected that was the answer, but I had to ask the question!

Bob Chmara
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By bobchmara
Rear Derailleur gear span question

I have an í86 Miyata Seven Ten on which I replaced the stock Suntour six speed 13-26 freewheel with a Shimano seven speed 11-28 freewheel. The seven speed freewheel is a bit wider than the six...
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