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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-21-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By rccardr
Your 9 speed hub will probably not be able to...

Your 9 speed hub will probably not be able to accept an 11 speed cassette- it's too wide.


You can upgrade to 10 speed 5600/5700/6600/6700 with just a new cassette and shifters. You can change...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,651
Posted By rccardr
You guys are killin' me. Was trying to hold off...

You guys are killin' me. Was trying to hold off riding until Saturday but beer...brats...Madison...scenery...fellowship.

Oh, what the heck.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,645
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Posted By rccardr
Well... maybe I'll ride Friday some. But...

Well... maybe I'll ride Friday some. But definitely on Sunday after the DD ride.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 413
Posted By rccardr
Yeah, it's hot and stinky humid in VA this time...

Yeah, it's hot and stinky humid in VA this time of year. No way around it.

I just ride from 9 to 11:30 or so and then spend the afternoon watching the TdF.

Retirement is a wonderful thing!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,157
Posted By rccardr
Rode a friend's 2010-ish Madone 6.9 today, full...

Rode a friend's 2010-ish Madone 6.9 today, full DA, perfect shape. Very fast, very smooth ride.


Not into modern stuff myself, but if he was going to sell it for $2K-ish, would be an excellent...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-16-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By rccardr
Definitively: not a problem.

Definitively: not a problem.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 202,476
Posted By rccardr
Robbie, you do NOT want that bike. Hold out for...

Robbie, you do NOT want that bike. Hold out for an earlier Prestige in pink.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,651
Posted By rccardr
NO to Friday, YES to Sunday. Getting in Thursday...

NO to Friday, YES to Sunday. Getting in Thursday PM, interested in a get-together that night if possible (CA and I are in Dodgeville), Friday for me reserved for late sleep in, relaxed day of vintage...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By rccardr
That turned out very nice!

That turned out very nice!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By rccardr
Loose Screws discount code- 57% off!

If you've been thinking of buying something from Loose Screws, the owner is moving the business north and reducing inventory before the move. You can get 57% off your purchase by using discount code...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By rccardr
87-89 Schwinn Tempo or Super Sport. Comfy all...

87-89 Schwinn Tempo or Super Sport. Comfy all day riders with bulletproof components.

Lots of other great recommendatioms here, too.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,711
Posted By rccardr
OK, I get it. Plating lasts longer for me because...

OK, I get it. Plating lasts longer for me because my bikes all live indoors. Things like pets, small children and bikes all tend to do better in a climate controlled environment.

So, yeah, kept...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,711
Posted By rccardr
$1000 for a first class chrome job, which is in...

$1000 for a first class chrome job, which is in the same ballpark as a first class wet paint job, from someone like Joe Bell or Cycleart?

On a frame for which I've been properly fitted and that...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 499
Posted By rccardr
Kinlin's a good choice. I've had a pair of 28...

Kinlin's a good choice. I've had a pair of 28 holes on my Merckx for almost five years, no complaints.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 202,476
Posted By rccardr
My preference would be the 5800, it's geat stuff...

My preference would be the 5800, it's geat stuff and can't beat the price right now.
You'll need 11 speed wheels, I've had good luck with Shimano RS21's; good combination of light weight, robust...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,792,557
Posted By rccardr
Yes, 7 speed width 126 OLD freehubs that are both...

Yes, 7 speed width 126 OLD freehubs that are both UG and HG compatible are out there. Think late 80's tricolor and early 1050 series 105 before they both went 8 speed.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,171
Posted By rccardr
Huh. My '87 Voyageur has 27" rims and I use those...

Huh. My '87 Voyageur has 27" rims and I use those same Panaracers in that size. Pretty sure the OP's is an 87 based on color and equipment; I specifically searched for that model year due to my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 05:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,171
Posted By rccardr
You did very well, especially for here in the DC...

You did very well, especially for here in the DC area. I paid more than twice that for mine, and still replaced all of the consumables.


That's a lifetime bike that you'll be able to pass on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 935
Posted By rccardr
Nice group of Raleighs there, sir. Glad to...

Nice group of Raleighs there, sir.

Glad to see you are feeling spunky enough to ge tthem out, take some pictures, and put a few miles on them. :love:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,651
Posted By rccardr
Smart man. Bet it was a fun trip, dust aside. ...

Smart man. Bet it was a fun trip, dust aside.
Bringing some photos to the Dare?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 64,651
Posted By rccardr
If anyone is coming from out of town, needs a...

If anyone is coming from out of town, needs a room & is OK with sharing, I have a double in Dodgeville for Thurs-Fri=Sat-Sun nights. Free parking, free breakfast and Wi-Fi. Within riding distance...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 202,476
Posted By rccardr
Yep, using one now to shift 10 speeds...

Yep, using one now to shift 10 speeds...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,711
Posted By rccardr
I'm with The Colonel. No need for a...

I'm with The Colonel. No need for a matchy-matchy group, just pick what you like best and buy the nicest/NOS examples of each you can find.

My choices would be a little different (Sugino...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-28-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 202,476
Posted By rccardr
Should work. Is it a Shimano 7 speed freewheel?

Should work. Is it a Shimano 7 speed freewheel?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 26,308
Posted By rccardr
Don't remember exactly where I got the frame. A...

Don't remember exactly where I got the frame. A couple of years ago came across three of them within about a week- a red, a white and this mint green. Still have the white....
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