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    And the job is done. Thanks everyone for the...

    And the job is done.

    Thanks everyone for the help!

    Observations:

    - reminder to self, be patient - research and ask experts first, don't just start going at things with tools

    - For v1...
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    475461 Found one!

    475461

    Found one!
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    OK, is this...

    OK, is this the right part?



    Thank you, hint taken - first I'm going to work a little harder to track down an EC-RE011 - then we may have something to discuss!
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    Sure enough ... the central pivot fixing bolt is...

    Sure enough ... the central pivot fixing bolt is reverse threaded. Duh! *smacks head*

    OK, now it's apart, and we're making progress. Thank you, great advice from all of you!

    And look, the G...
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    Thanks so far ... things not going well. I...

    Thanks so far ... things not going well. I started disassembly and haven't gotten very far.

    The central pivot fixing bolt is so tight, I can't loosen it. I'm worried that I'm overtorquing it to...
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    Campagnolo Ergolever overhaul questions

    Hello C&Vers,

    Sorry to be checking in after another hiatus, but another bike project draws me back ...

    I've got a right Campy Ergo lever (8spd, 1992-97 era) that is having shifting issues -...
  7. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  8. What kind of frame is this? - AD logo on seat stays

    Checking back in with C&V after a long hiatus ... I feel a little guilty, but I know this is a forgiving group!

    A co-worker biked to work on an old beater. He explained it's the spare "house bike"...
  9. Cool! And I suppose you have better odds of...

    Cool! And I suppose you have better odds of figuring out a bigger clamp than putting your Cannondale frame on a diet.
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    Great find, chico81! A Sekai 4000 is a really...

    Great find, chico81! A Sekai 4000 is a really nice bike. Not a bike I would have expected to see sporting a rack and a kickstand!
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    Sorry to sound pessimistic, but I would tend to...

    Sorry to sound pessimistic, but I would tend to agree with others' comments - some of these prices look like a reach. Not questioning the facts of the completed sales you saw on ebay, but Ebay can be...
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    Nice 4000, 3alarmer!

    Nice 4000, 3alarmer!
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    Great thread - very helpful. I am redoing...

    Great thread - very helpful.

    I am redoing this 1993 Koga Miyata TerraLiner as a CX starter bike.

    Any suggestions welcome ... (just don't suggest a different bike please!)
    ...
  14. Checking back in ... I did it! Thanks for the...

    Checking back in ... I did it! Thanks for the advice.

    The fact that it took me two months, should give you an idea of the pace at which I work. Actually I did a fair bit of other wrenching first,...
  15. 1993 Koga-Miyata TeraLiner - how to replace internally routed cable?

    Hello - glad to return to BF! I've been kind of checked out for a while, since I had no bike projects going.

    Now I have a winter project. I'm planning on rebuilding this 1993 Koga-Miyata...
  16. I love the longevity and usefulness of this...

    I love the longevity and usefulness of this thread! Rock on.
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    I was out on a ride on the Hercules, and felt...

    I was out on a ride on the Hercules, and felt inspired to take a couple photos for this thread ...
    ...
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    Update: My wife is coming along in her cycling....

    Update: My wife is coming along in her cycling. Recall she was a non-cyclist, had not owned or ridden a bike since she was a kid, until I fixed up a Raleigh Sports for her five years ago.

    We now...
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    +1 I used TUFO sealant but I've switched to...

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    I used TUFO sealant but I've switched to Stan's NoTubes sealant. Same results as far as I can tell, dramatically less expensive.
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    In case you missed it, currently on eBay ... ...

    In case you missed it, currently on eBay ...

    Vintage 1980 Sekai 4000 Shimano 600 Arabesque Road Bicycle Japan Bike 61cm
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    Jealous! Next year!

    Jealous! Next year!
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    At the exact moment I was herding the kids to...

    At the exact moment I was herding the kids to their friends' house so I could leave for the swap, the 10-year-old said, "Dad, my stomach hurts" and ... well, you can imagine what came next, it's not...
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    I'll be there 10:30am through early afternoon....

    I'll be there 10:30am through early afternoon. I'll wear my 531 shirt. Hope to see you!
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    Hi Don! Thanks for checking in and for sharing...

    Hi Don! Thanks for checking in and for sharing your expertise. One thing I've wondered about the 1975 catalog is, are the 4000 and 5000 photos reversed. They look that way, when you compare them to...
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    I am 5'8" and 140 lbs., so a bike like this is a...

    I am 5'8" and 140 lbs., so a bike like this is a good match for my build.

    How it rides ... well I've never had a talent to describe the ride of a bike like a fine wine, but I'll try. I find it a...
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