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  1. Thanks for the info! You might consider...

    Thanks for the info!



    You might consider having the BB threads chased.

    Brad
  2. Not externally accessible because there is no way...

    Not externally accessible because there is no way to grasp the pin. All of the bikes I've removed/replaced the cable guides required removing the fork.

    Brad
  3. Baggins2012, The "L R" is unknown to...

    Baggins2012, The "L<- D-NL -> R" is unknown to me. As far as I can recall, all of my Shimano cartridge BBs have the length of the spindle between the L and R.

    Brad
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    Yes, decals. Brad

    Yes, decals.

    Brad
  5. Henry III, Remove the fork for access to the...

    Henry III, Remove the fork for access to the plastic pins. Push the plastic pins into the top tube. Carefully lift up on the cable guides to remove. Tilt the head tube down and the pins will fall...
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    Jbail916, Looks authentic to me. Brad

    Jbail916, Looks authentic to me.

    Brad
  7. I've had very good luck with Velomine and their...

    I've had very good luck with Velomine and their CXP22/2400 wheel set: Mavic Velomine.com : Worldwide Bicycle Shop, fixed gear track bike wheelsets campagnolo super record vintage bike

    Brad
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    Cannondale, with a few artsy exceptions, has...

    Cannondale, with a few artsy exceptions, has always used dry-apply decals.

    Brad
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    slebo3213, I misread the OP. For some reason I...

    slebo3213, I misread the OP. For some reason I registered 6400, rather than 7400, levers. Sorry.

    I'm using 7700 hubs with 8S 6400 everything else and I have zero problems, so the issue isn't...
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    slebo3213, The 7400 RD has a unique pull ratio. ...

    slebo3213, The 7400 RD has a unique pull ratio. It requires a 9S shifter to work. You can try using the RD's B position at the cable clamping screw (clamp onto the wrong side) to see if that will...
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    Ryvers, Welcome to the forum. Testors model...

    Ryvers, Welcome to the forum.

    Testors model paint is a favorite of mine. Buy a small kit for mixing the best possible match.

    What you do or don't replace is up to you depending whether the...
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    TGB, A wider BB, spacer(s) on the fixed side of...

    TGB, A wider BB, spacer(s) on the fixed side of the BB and/or chain ring spacers for the large chain ring. I also wonder if reversing the middle chain ring or the outer chain ring might not give...
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    I know, right? What I found on the 'net was the...

    I know, right? What I found on the 'net was the HG700 is direction specific and the 6800 is not direction specific, yet the 6700 chain is direction specific.

    Brad
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    cyclezealot, HYDRATE! Basically you should...

    cyclezealot, HYDRATE!

    Basically you should drink enough to pee at least once an hour. When it's humid this is easier to remember because the sweat doesn't evaporate like it will when hot and the...
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    hobkirk, I can only reference various Shimano...

    hobkirk, I can only reference various Shimano STI shifters, both road and mountain. Basically mine continue to work for me or were working when I sold the bikes they were attached to.

    I have had...
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    gramphighgrate, Here's how the FD's shifter...

    gramphighgrate, Here's how the FD's shifter should look when fully forward.

    Brad

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    Tom, I consider ~20 lb. to be lightweight...

    Tom, I consider ~20 lb. to be lightweight touring at my usual 180 lb. body. I can use any bike I want for this weight and have used a road bike with the luggage attached to the aero bars. I've...
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    When I downsized a few years ago I simply kept...

    When I downsized a few years ago I simply kept what I wanted. I didn't swap any components other than a wheel set on the bikes I sold. The D-A bike stayed D-A, the 105 bike stayed 105 and so on. ...
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    CLEVE RIDER, How different are the sizes between...

    CLEVE RIDER, How different are the sizes between your two bikes? If the SR300 is comfortable, measure from just under the saddle to the handle bar tops and also to the hoods. You maybe able to...
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    TGB, Outside of someone within the bicycle...

    TGB, Outside of someone within the bicycle community, never.

    Brad
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    I've been using these (622-32) for the last 12-18...

    I've been using these (622-32) for the last 12-18 months and while a little heavier than the Contacts, aren't objectional.

    Brad

    PS...
  22. Not bad etiquette whatsoever, we all like to read...

    Not bad etiquette whatsoever, we all like to read how an issue is worked through to success. :)

    Brad
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    Jeff, Another vote to keep what you now have for...

    Jeff, Another vote to keep what you now have for at least a couple hundred miles. While a compact double maybe just fine for unloaded riding and touring with a light load of ~20 lb., more touring...
  24. I used my touring bike during our drought. It's...

    I used my touring bike during our drought. It's six pounds heavier than my distance roadie and about half of that difference is in the wheels and tires. Once up to speed it might have been easier...
  25. This could be a start. 1.) Not as comfortable...

    This could be a start. 1.) Not as comfortable and 2.) Not as aero if using the tops rather than the hoods or drops.

    Brad
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