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    One bike, two wheelsets. I still primarily ride...

    One bike, two wheelsets. I still primarily ride on 27" wheels, so I ride on 1-1/8" (28mm) or 1-1/4" (32mm) tires. My 700c road bike also runs on 28mm tires because of rough road surfaces. For...
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    Only the 130mm. The matching front hub and 126mm...

    Only the 130mm. The matching front hub and 126mm rear freewheel hub are still $75 and $77 respectively.
  3. All of my road bikes have toe clips and straps --...

    All of my road bikes have toe clips and straps -- except my latest bike, the Miyata 710 that a previous owner put platforms on. Not sure if I like them or not, as I have only ridden that bike less...
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    Poll: That all depends... Two of my road bikes have...

    That all depends...

    Two of my road bikes have 'touring' triples, and two have the standard 52/42 doubles. All of the bikes have six speed freewheels of various ranges. Since it is relatively...
  5. I've had the same set of SunTour barcons on my...

    I've had the same set of SunTour barcons on my trusty old Fuji since late 1976, and closing in on 50,000 miles. I've only lost one of the tiny screws (item 11 on the diagram below) that hold the...
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    Chopped walnuts, raisins, cinnamon

    Chopped walnuts, raisins, cinnamon
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    Ummmm... Nothing wrong with using a clamp-on...

    Ummmm... Nothing wrong with using a clamp-on cable stop is there??? ;)

    I did that on my '75 Fuji S-10S, '84 Univega Viva Sport, and '84 Univega Gran Tourismo before! The Fuji and Gran Tourismo...
  8. CENTURION SPORT road bike - $290 (PHOENIX)...

    CENTURION SPORT road bike - $290 (PHOENIX)
    http://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_9J1aO4Tebze_600x450.jpg

    https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/5416888590.html




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    I guess I had never posted pics of my last two...

    I guess I had never posted pics of my last two acquisitions -

    In June I had picked up a '84 Miyata-built Univega Gran Tourismo (roughly equivalent to a Miyata 610). Dangit! The pic hosting of...
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    I have the same obsession! My full set like...

    I have the same obsession!

    My full set like yours is in yellow - because i wanted the increased visibility to other drivers.

    But as I said before, I also have sets of rear panniers in blue...
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    Just remember that the bike isn't as important as...

    Just remember that the bike isn't as important as the engine!

    My century pace of 40 years ago was almost 20mph riding speed -- and rest stops took the average speed down to 16mph. I did that on...
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    Funny man. I can just as easily say 'What is a...

    Funny man. I can just as easily say 'What is a hurricane?' :p
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    No heart attacks (yet) but I've had to stop lest...

    No heart attacks (yet) but I've had to stop lest I have one! I had no choice but to shovel until 2014 when I finally put in a concrete drive. Generally, snowblowers do no take kindly to being used...
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    My kid sister out in SoCal just sold her 1962...

    My kid sister out in SoCal just sold her 1962 Allstate scooter that Sears sold back then as a re-badged Vespa... Now she tools around on this...
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    That is more correctly called a SEATbag. Here...

    That is more correctly called a SEATbag.

    Here is an example of a Cannondale 'Toot' seat bag (is/was Pastorbobnlnh, not mine):
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    My '73 Cougar XR-7 351CJ ...

    My '73 Cougar XR-7 351CJ

    http://www.mercurycougar.net/gallery/data/507/46alphacat1a.jpg

    Both '73 XR-7 351CJs

    http://www.mercurycougar.net/gallery/data/507/medium/46alphacatbetacat2.jpg
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    'Gun oil' with Teflon, Break-free, or Slick 50...

    'Gun oil' with Teflon, Break-free, or Slick 50 for me. All are loaded with PTFE (Teflon), and the exterior of the chain can be wiped cleanly. They can be purchased for less that bike-specific lubes.
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    Not really. There was the short cage Vx, the...

    Not really. There was the short cage Vx, the (mid cage)Vx-S here the S is on the cage, and the V-GT (long cage) where the GT is on the cage. I have examples of all three.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bN76TvJspY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bN76TvJspY
  20. Seatpost and pedals? $30 plus shipping = $???

    Seatpost and pedals? $30 plus shipping = $???
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    I wish my wife thought that way... I 'can't ride...

    I wish my wife thought that way... I 'can't ride slow enough' for her... And I was barely going 10mph. My average cruising pace puts me close to 18mph. My Century pace is closer to 16mph. Maybe...
  22. Thread: 7 x 3 = 18?

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    Yes, I noticed that in both on the description...

    Yes, I noticed that in both on the description page and the spec page they list the Shimano 7-speed CASSETTE for the 1000LT. However, the 618GT is listed as only having a SunTour 6-speed...
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    The Miyata 1000LT was not offered in 58cm (color...

    The Miyata 1000LT was not offered in 58cm (color and decals match 1989, so I'm educated-guessing on the year). It was offered in 50, 54, 57, 60 and 63cm

    Miyata Bicycle Catalogs: Miyata Catalog...
  24. PM'd on the Fuji crank

    PM'd on the Fuji crank
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    OK, here's a couple of goodies from the Cleveland...

    OK, here's a couple of goodies from the Cleveland "World Series of Rock" of the 1970s...

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/aa/World_Series_of_Rock_'74_-_1974_print_ad.jpg
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