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    All the parts are there. The photo was of it with...

    All the parts are there. The photo was of it with both the inner & outer bolts off. I took both off and thought it would just pop off. My first GXP...
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    problem solved... dumb ass me took the top cap...

    problem solved... dumb ass me took the top cap off. Leaving the top cap on THEN loosening the 8mm nut pushed it right off...
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    Its been maranading for the last half hour. If I...

    Its been maranading for the last half hour. If I take off the 8mm bolt, it just comes out. I've got a feeling whomever put this thing on (wasn't me) didn't know what they were doing. That or its just...
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    GXP crank removal problems

    I have a bike (Trek Domane) that currently has a SRAM GXP crank on it that I'm trying to remove. Problem is the crank arm on the non drive side does not want to come off. I've removed the screw on...
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    where to start... 1. Rebuild Trek 400 I bought...

    where to start...

    1. Rebuild Trek 400 I bought my wife as a Christmas present
    2. Rebuild/upgrade my old Schwinn 974 w/ 10 speed Ultegra
    3. put my Trek Domane back to stock & sell to buy another...
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    What happens to the bike next is going to be...

    What happens to the bike next is going to be decided by my wife, probably in the spring. Mean time I've got plenty of other bikes to upgrade & overhaul.
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    great minds think alike. I have a Trek 400 for my...

    great minds think alike. I have a Trek 400 for my wife Unknown if she'll stick with the stick friction down tube (doubtful) of if we modernize it. Odds are she will hate the DT and we do STI.
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    I've sourced the parts I need to update the bike....

    I've sourced the parts I need to update the bike. Just need to see if my wife can deal with the DT frictions shifters. We'll see where we go from there. It stays as is until then
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    Picked up the bike Saturday. Near mint save some...

    Picked up the bike Saturday. Near mint save some scrapes but damn nice given the age. The freewheel is a bit sticky and doesn't spin free, but not too concerned about that. Surprisingly my wife loves...
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    This is for my wife who is a Trek fanatic (I'd...

    This is for my wife who is a Trek fanatic (I'd call her a Trekkie but that has a different meaning here...:)) I pitched the idea of a vintage bike to her and she is game but it HAS to be a Trek per...
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    Correct. I have two other 80's bikes I run 130mm...

    Correct. I have two other 80's bikes I run 130mm wide wheels on. The wheel set I have I plan on using for this one is 126mm.

    The original question of this post, 700 vs. 27" is solved (I only...
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    Since I've started the post I've realized the...

    Since I've started the post I've realized the wheels aren't a factor. The shifter bracket is a little concern. I assumed there wouldn't be a problem but thought I would ask people who know more about...
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    Another possible area for concern. Since I'm...

    Another possible area for concern. Since I'm going to be switching to brifters, cable stops will be needed. This bike is older than others I've converted using brifters and uses a bracket instead of...
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    It has 6 speed Shimano 500 something on it. I...

    It has 6 speed Shimano 500 something on it. I have a 7 speed drive train & 700c wheels left over from another build I'm planning on using along with some 7 speed ST-70 shifters a friend has and isn't...
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    The hardware on the bike is original as far as I...

    The hardware on the bike is original as far as I can tell. I haven't seen the bike yet, its two hours away and I'm supposed to see it this weekend. I'm researching, trying to figure out if this will...
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    27 inch vs. 700c

    I'm going to look at an older Trek 400 to build up for my wife for Christmas. It has 27" wheels. The plan is to put 700c wheels on it to modernize it and use integrated shifters/brifters (my wifes...
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    Greensburg is where I saw this. I was talking...

    Greensburg is where I saw this. I was talking with a friend where I live and this guy brought it into the LBS. It's impressive but cross winds & visibility would make it problematic as best. I don't...
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    Looks good either way but I agree with the silver...

    Looks good either way but I agree with the silver rims. However... it would look better in my garage me thinks... lol

    Nice bike, nicely done. What component group is on it?
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    a football?

    I saw this thing several months ago and at first thought it was a guy that had a clear umbrella mounted to the front of his bike but upon passing him I realized it was an entire enclosure, sorta like...
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    Here are mine: '84 Schwinn Paramount: 22.4 lb...

    Here are mine:
    '84 Schwinn Paramount: 22.4 lb
    '89 Schwinn 754 (aluminum frame/carbon fork): 22.8 lb
    '91 Trek 820 (daughter's bike): 30.2 lb
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    Sticky: I had a carbon seat post on it and didn't notice...

    I had a carbon seat post on it and didn't notice much difference. Plus the Domane has a semi floating seat tube that isn't directly connected to the top tube or stays... it floats in a bushing...
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    Sticky: I posted these before but I've done some...

    I posted these before but I've done some upgrades:

    Trek Domane 2.0. Only thing left stock is the frame & fork. Upgraded to SRAM Rival. Vuelta Corser SLR rims among other things (pic taken at a SAG...
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    I recently upgraded the group on my Trek Domane...

    I recently upgraded the group on my Trek Domane with SRAM Rival. I had to find a crank set though as it didn't come with one. I found a SRAM Apex crank that has chrome chain rings and looks very...
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    A '91 white Trek 800 I picked up & rebuilt for my...

    A '91 white Trek 800 I picked up & rebuilt for my goofy 9 year old. The cool thing is its almost identical to one I had in college, except mine was black.
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    Black wins. When I built this up last winter I...

    Black wins. When I built this up last winter I had some nice boxed silver Arayas that came from a PDG series Paramount (as did the rest of the components on the bike) I was going to use but one wheel...
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