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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-10-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Hub Flange Width Adapter: Tandem? ID help

Hey gang, could use some help figuring out what I found here. Would love to know a) it's purpose, and b) who made it. This thing appears to widen a hub's flanges, by about 23mm. It bolts directly...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-25-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By fadetoblack6902
I'd check out www.BikeRecyclery.com for deals on...

I'd check out www.BikeRecyclery.com for deals on parts. Not much in the way of clothing
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By fadetoblack6902
I do actually. take a look at these: ...

I do actually. take a look at these:

http://www.bikerecyclery.com/suntour-cyclone-mk-1-downtube-shifters-clamp-on-friction.html
http://www.bikerecyclery.com/suntour-downtube-shifters-clamp.html
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Ok, we'll call them ARx! There's not much...

Ok, we'll call them ARx! There's not much documentation on early ARx shifters, which probably explains why I couldn't identify them.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-05-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Identify these early Suntour shifters: Cyclone/superbe hardware, un-colored Blueline?

This is the 2nd pair of shifters I've found like these, that defy identification. The hardware appears to be early Cyclone/Superbe, yet the levers are cut just like Blue Line levers without the blue...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-24-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By fadetoblack6902
That seems to make the most sense! Thanks guys

That seems to make the most sense! Thanks guys
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-20-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Identify this cool crank? Labeled "QP" - Similar arms to Raceface, heavily machined

This cool crank came on a Bianchi cruiser I picked up. The drive arm is engraved "QP" on the spider. Google came up with nothing. Any ideas?

300571
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-12-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Identify this Rigid Fork: Ti Uppers, Carbon Lowers, Cantilever, False Stanchion Guard

I just picked up a city bike with this odd rigid 26er fork. The uppers are titanium, lowers are carbon. It has a brake bridge and cable stop for cantilever brakes. It has rubber stanchion guards,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-09-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,008
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Trexlertown classic show added! I'll post a few...

Trexlertown classic show added! I'll post a few of the others when I find dates. I thought about the Frankenbike swaps, but there's waaay too many of them, and they're already listed on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-07-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By fadetoblack6902
That bike looks pretty similar! What is it? ...

That bike looks pretty similar! What is it?

The rear brake has 2 stops on the left side of the top tube. Ill get pics of the caps tonight
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-05-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Identify this minty Merckx! 86/87 MX Leader? Corsa Extra?

I picked up a minty Merckx, and I'm having trouble identifying it. The serial number reads: CX6T 2955A. It is Columbia MXL tubing, and has the "face" headbadge. The paintjob is a very glittery...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-30-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By fadetoblack6902
big sweep (~17 degree) carbon flat bars?

I'm building up a new Giant Anthem 29er, and am having difficulty finding a big sweep carbon bar. I've been riding a Bontrager big sweep 17 degree bar on my HIFI, and I love it. Does anyone know...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-28-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By fadetoblack6902
anybody have a guess even?

anybody have a guess even?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Identify this Zipp Disc 650b wheel? (better pic added)

I just picked this wheel up at a swap meet for a steal. Can someone help me identify the model and year?

I am unfamiliar with the structure of carbon disc wheels. This one has a few patches on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By fadetoblack6902
True, but have you ever seen this on a Bianchi...

True, but have you ever seen this on a Bianchi stem before? I haven't, and I can't find a similar one on google either.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Info on Bianchi pantographed quill stem w/ Colnogo Tri-Color?

I picked up this beautiful quill stem today, and it seems a bit of an anomaly. The side and front pantograph's are standard Bianchi panto stem for sure. The tri-color red/white/green pantographed...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-05-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Anyone know of any bike shops going out of business or downsiziing?

I am looking for shops/individuals who are going out of business or downsizing. I am hoping to purchase a large amount of parts, to grow my online business.

I'm looking for mid level to high...
Forum: For Sale 08-07-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,297
Sticky saddle swap
Views: 246,459
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Have: -2011 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow, White....

Have:
-2011 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow, White. BRAND NEW, Titanium rails
-Fizik Gobi XM, black. 2 months use, almost perfect. Magnesium rails
-2010 Bontrager RL, white. 3 months use, great...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-02-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By fadetoblack6902
rear shock issues: Fox Triad

I just bought (ok, nearly stole) an 08 Stumpjumper with a Fox Triad rear shock. When I purchased it, there was only 20psi in the shock, and there was oil covering the pro pedal switch. I pumped it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Thanks for the advice guys. Southpaw, I will...

Thanks for the advice guys. Southpaw, I will definitely suggest these diagnostic ideas and see what comes of it. He does sound reasonable, so I agree it's worth looking into.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By fadetoblack6902
It was sent to him around May 1. Don't know how...

It was sent to him around May 1. Don't know how it took him almost 2 months to realize.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Sorry, I messed up originally. It is the seat...

Sorry, I messed up originally. It is the seat stay. I guess it's possible the wheel was dished wrong, but I sure didn't notice it. He says he took it to a frame builder who confirmed his...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By fadetoblack6902
He's saying it's making it so the wheel isn't...

He's saying it's making it so the wheel isn't centered between the seatstays, and the brakes aren't lining up right. I'm interested to see his pictures
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-11, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By fadetoblack6902
Problem bleeding Hayes Stroker (gram) brake

I am having an issue bleeding my Hayes Stroker Gram brakes. I believe am following all the instructions correctly. Syringe on caliper bleed valve, open bleed valve quarter turn to open the system. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By fadetoblack6902
also my response lol. He said he will send pics,...

also my response lol. He said he will send pics, but I haven't gotten them yet
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