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  1. Thread: MKS bearing cap

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    I have flipped a few and they all were fine...

    I have flipped a few and they all were fine machines when I sold them. Close to new condition. I did sell one with a crank cap missing but I did not see an issue with that. One or two of my personal...
  2. Thread: MKS bearing cap

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    No co ops anywhere around here. This is a rural...

    No co ops anywhere around here. This is a rural area about 45 miles from down town Nashville. :thumb: I don't have a proble with the $4 price but the shipping is just as much and this is for a...
  3. Thread: MKS bearing cap

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    MKS bearing cap

    I have a set of MKS cr2 pedals that are in great shape. One of the dust caps is missing. The one that is missing was plastic but the shape looks just like the ones I found for sale to fit the Sylvan...
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    Thanks to all the responses. I have saved them...

    Thanks to all the responses. I have saved them all. The one I was specifically looking for was Loose Screws. I sure hate to see them go out of business. They always have my needed parts.

    Thanks...
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    Old Bike Parts Supplier???

    I have been out of the bicycle business for quite a while. All of my go-to suppliers were marked in my 'Favorites' list. I am afraid that my old Favorites list got trashed along with my old laptop. I...
  6. Thread: Trek I.D. help

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    Because of the decal type and location the bike...

    Because of the decal type and location the bike appears to be pre-81 and I guess that is close enough.

    Thanks for the help
  7. Thread: Trek I.D. help

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    Sorry for the double post. A few minutes after...

    Sorry for the double post. A few minutes after posting the first one I refreshed this board and it did not show up so I thought that I had not actually posted and placed another post. My bad. I...
  8. Thread: Huret info please

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    I had a Huffy in the late 60's with Huret f and...

    I had a Huffy in the late 60's with Huret f and rd and shifters mounted on the top tube. It worked fine for the year or so that I rode it and I put 6 or 8 hundred miles on it. It wasn't Campy but...
  9. Thread: Trek I.D. help

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    Trek I.D. help

    I am working on and old black Trek with 531 db fr ame and forks. It has Avocet 52/41cranks, Gran Comp brakes, Shimano 600 derailluers, mis-matched wheels and hubs. There is only one Trek decal and it...
  10. Thread: Trek I.D. help

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    Trek I.D. help

    I am working on an old black Trek that has a 531 db frame. I believe the Avocet cranks( with 52/41 teeth)are original. I don't know about the Shimano 600 derailluers. The Gran Comp brakes may also be...
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    They are not the most attractive cable stops but...

    They are not the most attractive cable stops but then I am not very pickey about what I put on my bikes. I much prefer function and I would use them on my riders. There is no accounting for taste I...
  12. Thread: Bike Down

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    I would sure be tempted to follow Miamijim's...

    I would sure be tempted to follow Miamijim's suggestion. I have used a vise and large cresent wrench to straighten a lot of things. If you toss the frame please toss it my way and I will try to fix...
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    Sorry, I just sold my early 70's Plantenga 531 db...

    Sorry, I just sold my early 70's Plantenga 531 db framed sports/touring bike. I sure hated to see it go. We spent a lot of time and miles together over the years.
  14. Nice bike......I would guess a 52cm and probably...

    Nice bike......I would guess a 52cm and probably a little small for you but rideable. A 54 or probably a 56 cm would be a better fit. Remove one wheel and take the hub apart, clean, and repack....
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    rhm......Bingo......If you want to use stainless...

    rhm......Bingo......If you want to use stainless wire I say go for it. They may not last for 50 years but without abuse I bet they would last at least 10 years. I bet some old stainless spokes would...
  16. I am sure that the manufacturers have the ability...

    I am sure that the manufacturers have the ability to make freewheels concentric. How much $$$ are you willing to spend to get them concentric and how concentric do you want them to be? The tighter...
  17. Those 520's are real nice riders. If it is the...

    Those 520's are real nice riders. If it is the correct size do not sell it. It will be difficult to replace. Get it rideable any cheap way you can and fix it properly when you have the bucks to do...
  18. You need at least 4 road bikes. 1. daily rider2....

    You need at least 4 road bikes. 1. daily rider2. daily rider backup3. A relaxed model for long rides4. fendered bike for those wet daysOf course if you have a trainer you need one for the trainer. A...
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    Well you beat me to it. I was going to demand you...

    Well you beat me to it. I was going to demand you keep it otherwise, you would later regret it. I sure like my Ironman and I am guessing they are similar.
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    I live and ride in the hills of TN and I probably...

    I live and ride in the hills of TN and I probably shift on the average of at least 5 times each mile. I also seldom ride with no hands but do on occasion to stretch a little. I also drink while...
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    I have 2 road bikes that I used MTB's as donors...

    I have 2 road bikes that I used MTB's as donors for the drive trains and I just love the modifications. It is quite hilly in my area. Especially on the back roads. I used the derailluers, cranks, BB,...
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    Assembled and tuned I could get $400 for it. I...

    Assembled and tuned I could get $400 for it. I could sell it today if I had it on hand.
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    IMHO the dt shifters should remain on the bike....

    IMHO the dt shifters should remain on the bike. Unless you are racing they will work great for you after a short acclimation. Don't worry about the handle bars either. If you need a change you will...
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    the only bike I have shipped was put into a std...

    the only bike I have shipped was put into a std bicycle box from a lbs and I shipped it thru a local UPS store and I was shocked at the cost. It was just
    over $120 plus insurance for the $400 bike....
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    The more I look at it the more I am sure it is a...

    The more I look at it the more I am sure it is a Mirreli.....(spelling is still not correct)......which is Italian. Mine had a steel Campy 3 pin crankset and originally had center pull brakes. The...
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