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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-16-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15,327
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Posted By lifeinajug
Have some 3 - pin cranks...

I've got a couple of 3 pin cranks... what lenth are you looking for and what lenth are those TA cranks...

Have Fun,
Travis
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-24-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,449
Posted By lifeinajug
170 left TA crank arms...

Looking for one or two 170 left side TA Crank arms and one 170 left side Nervar arms.

Have lots of stuff and can get lots of stuff. Record hubs, Brifters (campy or STI), could even build a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-10, 11:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,428
Posted By lifeinajug
I used to recommend the Pasela's but after...

I used to recommend the Pasela's but after working in a shop that carries them and seeing several different kinds of manufacturing defects (wire bead sticking out and torn sidewalls) on multiple...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,449
Posted By lifeinajug
Looking for a decent 27" alloy rim 32 or 36 or...

Looking for a decent 27" alloy rim 32 or 36 or just a 27" front wheel

have:
Couple of barley used Suntour freewheels, 5 and 6 sp
older Dura-Ace SPD pedals
Forum: Touring Bikes and Gear Marketplace 11-12-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 48,060
Posted By lifeinajug
Have: Several Functional XT rear...

Have:

Several Functional XT rear derailleurs (both Low and High Normal)
XTR 950 rear hub shell w/ titanium freehub
XT Front Derailleur
Dura Ace SPD pedalsCampy Chorus FD
Dia-Comp Bullet hole...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-23-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 104,210
Posted By lifeinajug
Have: Suntour Pro-Comp 6 speed frewheel very...

Have:

Suntour Pro-Comp 6 speed frewheel very low miles
2x Suntour New Winner frewheels 6 speed ones NOS one very low miles
Suntour mount tech rd rebuilt and lubes low miles good cosmetics
Campy...
Forum: Touring 10-01-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By lifeinajug
I biked from Ashevill, NC to Lexington, KY then...

I biked from Ashevill, NC to Lexington, KY then back down through TN. The Virginia Bike map is a joke. I tried to take the "Heat of Appalachain" route and found out it was not sufficently mapped or...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By lifeinajug
sorry about the confusion with "18" I was meaning...

sorry about the confusion with "18" I was meaning the number of spokes. I've built a fair amount of wheels and happen to have sone left over spokes, but have never mixed sg and db on a single wheel....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-19-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By lifeinajug
Using butted and strait guage spokes...

I'm building some wheels for a friends tourng bike and need to use 18 296mm spokes and 18 294mm. Is it sound to mix butted and strait guage spokes if all sg are the 296 and the butted are 294. At...
Forum: Touring 09-15-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By lifeinajug
You were doing well until you got up to the...

You were doing well until you got up to the cassette and rings part An indexed rear derailer will work with just about any shifter. It's a robot and just does the heavy lifting. The shifter is the...
Forum: Touring 09-13-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By lifeinajug
not really. Any descent shimano dérailleur will...

not really. Any descent shimano dérailleur will work fine as long as it matches your cassette and chain rings.
Forum: Touring 08-06-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By lifeinajug
This is probably someone trying a scam. I bet...

This is probably someone trying a scam. I bet he'll offer to send a money order to someone to ship him oke parts...
Forum: Touring 08-04-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,588
Posted By lifeinajug
coconut oil in the oats is a really great way to...

coconut oil in the oats is a really great way to add some fat to a meal. It won't go bad quickly, has good fats, and will usually stay solid and not get oily and messy in the food bag.

Have fun...
Forum: Touring Bikes and Gear Marketplace 07-09-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 48,060
Posted By lifeinajug
Touring... For Trade List...

So I might have overlooked something, but would the mods be okay with a trade list in the touring forum like they have over in C & V? If not just lock this, but if so...

Have: Univega Gran Turismo...
Forum: Touring 07-09-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By lifeinajug
Alternative...

A cheaper alternative would be to replace your rings with something like a 48 and 36. Not as good as having the tripple, but if you get them used you should be able to get a shop to pull off your...
Forum: Touring 07-09-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By lifeinajug
Well...

I should be an standard (68mm) english bottom bracket size. Basically your spindle lenth is determined by the cranks. So, find a tripple crank set you like and know what size bottom bracket it came...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 104,210
Posted By lifeinajug
Have: 52 cm Univega Gran Turismo...

Have: 52 cm Univega Gran Turismo frame/fork/stem/bb/brakes. Frame has had a bad rattlecan paint job, but a sandblast and powdercoat would make it fine... I overhauled the bb with newbearings and it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By lifeinajug
if your paying upwards of 1200 on the bike most...

if your paying upwards of 1200 on the bike most shops would switch out the cranks gratis if they are of the same price range...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-02-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By lifeinajug
make sure it is the right threading. There are...

make sure it is the right threading. There are several styles that aren't interchangable. Sheldon has a great page with the info...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-02-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By lifeinajug
converting hub axel lenth...

so I've got a nice old duraace hub built up on good rims. Its 128 mm spacing. What steps would I go through to convert the wheel to 135 mm spacing? I have access to a lot of hubs and axelsforspare...
Forum: Touring 05-30-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By lifeinajug
Touring...

Over the past 10 years I've hitched, jumped trains, and biked to get around. I just got fed up with hitching after a couple of negative experiences (getting stuck around cities/shady places, 1000's...
Forum: Touring 05-30-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By lifeinajug
Wahoo!...

Well I'm in the middle of a tour now with my Girlfriend. I've got a bob and a banjo, shes doing the racks and panniers with a fiddle. $500 good old time fiddle. She keeps it strapped to the top of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-30-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 823
Posted By lifeinajug
a chain tool...

A chain tool and an extra lenth of chain would definitely come in handy. Lots of multi tool come with a chain breaker.
Forum: Touring 03-29-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By lifeinajug
Go for the Univega!

Phew.. I'm riding an old Univega Gran Turismo (1984?) that I refurbished... Orig. Frame, rebuilt BB, orig cranks, orig Suntour FD, and orig brakes. Build up new 700c wheels on some older 8 Speed Dura...
Forum: Commuting 03-25-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,133
Posted By lifeinajug
Trash...

I usually just bring my own tupperware style containers to take-out places. After working in food service the amount of trash produced daily by take out is really really massive. Please bring your...
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