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  1. I use a copper pipe......cause I had one the...

    I use a copper pipe......cause I had one the right size, but have only done a couple
  2. Thread: Univega's

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    Cool start to a journey....keep it up. I like...

    Cool start to a journey....keep it up. I like Univegas. they are well built (by Miyata) My son's first fixie was his grandmother's that we converted as a project. Now that he is taller...
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    there are many fails, some sure to surprise the...

    there are many fails, some sure to surprise the cyclist. Mini ulock to a post box, should be secure.....not

    http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w142/squirtdad/IMAG0147.jpg
  4. wow....that is the same rear rim my commutter has...

    wow....that is the same rear rim my commutter has (built by a master as I had no time) and those are supposed to be really sturdy rims...... do you jump a lot of curbs? :)
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    Why not go with the new wheels, put an 8, 9 or...

    Why not go with the new wheels, put an 8, 9 or 10 speed cassette on and matching indexed down tube shifters? if you go 8 speed you can get tiagra downtube shifters. other wise probably need to...
  6. vintage Raleigh bike-Competition - $250 (san jose...

    vintage Raleigh bike-Competition - $250 (san jose south)

    A nice old racing bike, Raleigh Competition, Reynolds 531 frame, 501 fork. all original components. The bike sit in storage for long time...
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    I use and reccommend the greenfield stabilizer ...

    I use and reccommend the greenfield stabilizer Welcome to Greenfield Industries, Inc. - Freeport, New York - Quality U.S.A. Die Caster

    I feel it is more stable and less likely to crush stays
    ...
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    rhm...my take, from reading his Blugs and even...

    rhm...my take, from reading his Blugs and even reading Bridgestone brochures years ago (I was considering an XO)

    The most important thing is to ride and any thing that encourages riding is good...
  9. Don't forget that good indexed shifting also is...

    Don't forget that good indexed shifting also is dependent on (or at minimum, greatly aided by) the design of the rear cogs (twisted teeth) and front crankset (ramps and pins). Just putting...
  10. very nice builds

    very nice builds
  11. ok this is a build for me, not my significant...

    ok this is a build for me, not my significant other, but it works well for commutes, errands etc and would work with any number of frame types and you could apply the details as you like. It is...
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    Would Grant Approve your bike??

    Time for some more Grant Peterson fun.

    Post your bike and note why Grant would approve or not? (personally I align with a lot of his views but not all)

    Grant would approve my once nishiki...
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    cool....I was envisioning some thing that you...

    cool....I was envisioning some thing that you would use on a frozen lake........ it has been a very long week :)
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    need a pic of that trike (not enough bike pics...

    need a pic of that trike (not enough bike pics in this thread)
  15. did you see these two 49 may be too small ...

    did you see these two 49 may be too small

    $$$ on this on were more than you want, but bigbossman has a really good rep (doesn't post much anymore) that the bike is nice ...
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    what is the range of the hub? that will make a...

    what is the range of the hub? that will make a difference. IIRC the max rear cog for that time is 26 teeth, with some successful at 28 teeth and other not.
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    82 nishiki, but except for frame, fork and seat...

    82 nishiki, but except for frame, fork and seat post all new parts
    84 torpado original (some replacements, but true to original)
    89 Miyata upgrade to 9 ultetra speed sti
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    maybe time to think about a custom???? (it is so...

    maybe time to think about a custom???? (it is so much fun to spend other peoples money)

    Full Custom | Kirk Frameworks
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    I'm a Miyata fan so my vote is goes to the pro. ...

    I'm a Miyata fan so my vote is goes to the pro.


    Miyata's drew their own tubing, often triple butted and are very well made, if not terribly fancy.
  20. you may not want to talk about the legality.......

    you may not want to talk about the legality.... but it is illegal and in should be part of the discussion

    more importantly it should simply not be done.

    This is one the things that gives...
  21. what with the no love for Nishiki and Univega. ...

    what with the no love for Nishiki and Univega. couple of my favs.
  22. this one seem close....53.5 (but notes may be...

    this one seem close....53.5 (but notes may be shorter you could check) http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1007064-cinelli-centurion-alloy-campy-chorus-ergo-group-other-stuff.html
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    please don't resurrect old threads........

    please don't resurrect old threads........
  24. WTB: 36 h front and rear hubs Shimano 9 spd cassette compatible

    Hi,

    Looking for a matching set of 36 hole hubs in good shape. 130mm Shimano 9sp compatible . thinking 105 level or a above (intended bike is ultegra for the most part)

    thanks
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    16 vs 20 wheels

    Hi,

    Helping research for a co worker.....bike I know...folding not so much.

    he is looking for a folder for a 7.6 mile ride from end of train to work.

    Pretty flat (though he lives in San...
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