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    Hey all right! I've been waiting 2 and a half...

    Hey all right! I've been waiting 2 and a half years to see another one like mine

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions-33.html#post15197181
  2. Yeah, you should add a top tube :-)

    Yeah, you should add a top tube :-)
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    Agree. But Wondering if a carbon fork might be...

    Agree. But Wondering if a carbon fork might be the next step...
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    Also keeps pigeon ***** off

    Also keeps pigeon ***** off
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    I pmd him for you, but his last post was end of...

    I pmd him for you, but his last post was end of 13 so he might not respond
  6. yeah. sorry had to edit post with that info. my...

    yeah. sorry had to edit post with that info. my bike from 7th grade, set up ss with fenders and a cheapo seat I garbage picked.
  7. Update. after nearly 2 years of riding this...

    Update.

    after nearly 2 years of riding this old Sekai it has worked out really well. if it were not for this past april when both my (locked with cable) front wheel and qr skewer were stolen...
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    follow up: the rear was clanking every now and...

    follow up:
    the rear was clanking every now and then when I peddled as well so I opened up the hub and it was loaded with black grease. I wiped most of it out esp off the shoes, applied some of the...
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    Thanks for the info. Kind of bizarre that they...

    Thanks for the info. Kind of bizarre that they get it right for 27s
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    i have 1 pasela, tg in 37 . measured it around...

    i have 1 pasela, tg in 37 . measured it around 32. not sure what happened there
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    yeah, i just thought since the post was out...

    yeah, i just thought since the post was out about 5min before it got stuck that it was a little different than a post that had been in the same spot for decades.. i'll let some pb blaster soak in...
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    seat post jammed in too far?

    I have a late 80s raleigh m-50 mtb frame. it's small so I decided to build it up for my buddies 12yr old. i tried a few seat posts i had lying around and found one that seemed to fit. today it...
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    That is a nice bike and totally salvageable, but...

    That is a nice bike and totally salvageable, but i suspect it will take you more than a weekend if you are learning as you go. Have fun, it will be worth it.
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    i am prepared but would like to avoid that route...

    i am prepared but would like to avoid that route if possible
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    what is an example of non stick grease? i have...

    what is an example of non stick grease? i have some white lithium in an aerosol can, a can of automotive grease (black) and a tube of some finish line teflon stuff
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    what I suspected. thanks

    what I suspected. thanks
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    it's a trek cruiser classic but I'm not seeing...

    it's a trek cruiser classic but I'm not seeing the hub specs anywhere. will check when I get home
  18. this link might help mountain bike - Replacing...

    this link might help
    mountain bike - Replacing suspension with a solid fork - Bicycles Stack Exchange
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    Coaster brake locking up too soon

    on my new used cruiser, I can slow down for a little while but then the coaster brake seems to slip all the way into full brake skid mode without me applying any more pressure. kind of annoying.
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  20. my kid was too short for the 16in giant animator...

    my kid was too short for the 16in giant animator I got her when she was 4 1/2. she is a tall kid. she may have grown into it by 5ish but being on a bike you're barely tall enough for isnt easy...
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    i have some zip ties for the next couple days but...

    i have some zip ties for the next couple days but that hose clamp idea is brilliant. i almost expect they are going to view whatever I try as a challenge, though maybe I'm taking this to...
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    i ordered the deltas but the vo's might have been...

    i ordered the deltas but the vo's might have been a better idea.

    hard to believe the stole my rusty old skewer. makes me wonder what's next. I lost the crappy front wheel earlier this month and...
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    Removing qr skewer lever

    my front skewer was stolen. I have an extra one sitting here and it seems to have a slot one side of the cam, but it's sort of round like a coin would fit best.

    wondering if anyone has had luck...
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    mike, your site is a big reason I was motivated...

    mike, your site is a big reason I was motivated to give wheelbuilding a try. guess by this wheel I'd forgotten "It's far better to go round 5x doing half turns than to go round once doing two turns...
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    oh, i see. bc of dish the nds have more lateral...

    oh, i see. bc of dish the nds have more lateral pull.
    learn something new. thanks guys
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