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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-26-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,012
Posted By jdpt
718cyclery in Brooklyn. 254 3rd Ave, Brooklyn,...

718cyclery in Brooklyn. 254 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, 11215. They got me what I needed to convert a Nishiki Cresta touring bike from drop bars.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-30-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 30,725
Posted By jdpt
My c.1984 Gitane Champion (bottom of the lineup)....

My c.1984 Gitane Champion (bottom of the lineup). http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/20150530_144125.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/ptclassic/media/20150530_144125.jpg.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 966,862
Posted By jdpt
I am running Shimano Claris 8 speed STI. ...

I am running Shimano Claris 8 speed STI. Initially I had a lot of difficulty with the FD setup but after reading this thread, I picked up the IRD Alpina FD for STI and it shifts...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-25-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 966,862
Posted By jdpt
370938 Just finishing up this GT Timberline....

370938

Just finishing up this GT Timberline. Going to change the handlebars to short reach, but otherwise the fit it good and it's fun to ride.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 966,862
Posted By jdpt
Thanks for the reply. Not married to Claris...I...

Thanks for the reply. Not married to Claris...I have the IRD alpina-d front derailleur on the way. If that doesn't work, I may just add a bar end and call it a day. The chainline issue is a bit...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 966,862
Posted By jdpt
Sweet bike! I am in the process of a drop bar...

Sweet bike! I am in the process of a drop bar conversion on the exact same frame. Can you tell me what crank and front derailleur is working with the STI left shifter? I have Claris 8 speed STI...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-31-12, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,306
Posted By jdpt
Hi Nickie, Weight loss in a nutshell is less...

Hi Nickie,

Weight loss in a nutshell is less calories in, more calories out. In order to figure out how many calories you need to burn when riding, you first need to know how many calories you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By jdpt
Thanks for the replies. At some point I will...

Thanks for the replies. At some point I will replace the rear with a 700c but for now it will stay as is. As far as tires go, I like the paesela panaracers and they come in both sizes.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By jdpt
48cm Nishiki Cresta front wheel size

Hi All,

I have a question regarding my new to me Nishiki Cresta. It is a 1983 vintage and without checking, I bought 2 new tires in 27x1 1/4 size. When I went to install the front tire, I...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-13-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By jdpt
I like www.loseit.com

I like www.loseit.com
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,906
Posted By jdpt
This is my rain bike so it has gotten a lot of...

This is my rain bike so it has gotten a lot of use lately ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,906
Posted By jdpt
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/...

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/ConeyIslandsunday.jpg

Still have the bike. As you can see I have made some changes: fenders, rack, NOS Suntour bar end shifters, Nitto seat...
Forum: Northeast 05-15-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By jdpt
Agree with zacster-lots of old low end 10 speeds...

Agree with zacster-lots of old low end 10 speeds selling in the 300 dollar range. But, when I was there, lots of folks were looking & test riding. I felt torn between being happy for more people...
Forum: Northeast 06-25-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By jdpt
If you are willing to go to Brooklyn, Mr. C's...

If you are willing to go to Brooklyn, Mr. C's Cycles has a pretty big showroom. Got my Trek 1200 there. http://http://www.mrccycles.com/bicycles.html
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,659
Posted By jdpt
Some info: Spandex: DuPont first introduced...

Some info:

Spandex: DuPont first introduced Spandex in 1958. That fiber is now called lycra or lycra spandex. Spandex is a synthetic fiber made of at least 85% polymer polyurethane.

Spandex is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 224,538
Posted By jdpt
I run them at 85-90 psi as well. They are rather...

I run them at 85-90 psi as well. They are rather wide but I ride this bike on NYC/Brooklyn streets-lots of potholes, debris etc. and the tires handle it well. I also find it to be a very...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 224,538
Posted By jdpt
Panaracer Pasela tour guards 27x1 1/4

Panaracer Pasela tour guards 27x1 1/4
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-10, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 224,538
Posted By jdpt
Thanks old's cool! This was an ebay find for...

Thanks old's cool! This was an ebay find for around 180.00 IIRC. Was looking for a commuter/grocerygetter etc. & NY craigslist is a bit ridiculous (pricewise) for older steel bikes. I added on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-27-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 224,538
Posted By jdpt
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/...

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z116/ptclassic/ConeyIslandsunday.jpg

Gran Turismo
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,791
Posted By jdpt
Clear nail polish over the lettering. Worked on...

Clear nail polish over the lettering. Worked on mine.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By jdpt
Yellow Jersey carries odd size seat posts. ...

Yellow Jersey carries odd size seat posts. http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html
Forum: Commuting 08-07-08, 06:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,874
Posted By jdpt
Physical therapist. You guys keep me in...

Physical therapist. You guys keep me in business!:)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-29-07, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By jdpt
Seeking opinions on fair pricing 1986 centurion Accordo

I have this 1986 Centurion Accordo. It was always a bit too small for me but I was much more flexible 21years ago. I spent around 225.00 to upgrade the shifters, freewheel, brake calipers, add...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-27-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By jdpt
http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html ...

http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html

Yellow Jersey has a 24mm post, pretty pricey though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 68,838
Posted By jdpt
I have a steel post from an old Peugeot AO8 or...

I have a steel post from an old Peugeot AO8 or UO8-I think it is 23.8 or 24. PM if interested. Needs a clamp.
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