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    Having both a road bike with drop bars & a 7.3FX...

    Having both a road bike with drop bars & a 7.3FX as well, I'd say to stick with your 7.3 and get some bar ends. Move your hand position around requently and that should help. You could also look at...
  2. sounds to me like to just need the rear derailer...

    sounds to me like to just need the rear derailer adjusted if its throwing your chain off into the wheel. No need for a new bike
  3. ?? About Converting A Rear 130mm Rim to 135mm For my Trek 7.3

    I have an extra set of Bontrager Race Lite road rims that I'm thinking I'd like to convert to use on my 7.3 to lighten it up a bit. So looking around and reading, I think I've come to the conclusion...
  4. I have one that came stock on my Trek 7.2 - I am...

    I have one that came stock on my Trek 7.2 - I am taking it off in place of another seatpost if you're interested. Its a 27.2
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    Oh ok, I havent torn them apart yet, I was just...

    Oh ok, I havent torn them apart yet, I was just going off of the wording on Trek's catalog. I thought sealed mechanism referred to a sealed cartridge.

    Obviously, I have to tear into them to see...
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    Wheel Bearings for Mailards's Hubs ???

    It appears that my wheel bearings are shot on my 86 Trek 500 Tri Series. In looking at the Trek catalogs, these are selaed units. Turning the wheel by hand I can clearly tell the bearings are shot,...
  7. I just listen to the voices in my head, the...

    I just listen to the voices in my head, the vocals go like this, spin, spin, spin, oh a squirel, spin, spin, spin
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    Ahh, I didnt even pay attention to the original...

    Ahh, I didnt even pay attention to the original date. Maybe my question will lure him out of hibernation :rolleyes:
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    Nice looking bike! Any insight on where you found...

    Nice looking bike! Any insight on where you found the NOS seat post binder bolt??? Because I need one of those
  10. Not that I know of, I've just seen this scattered...

    Not that I know of, I've just seen this scattered around CL for the past couple of weeks
  11. C & V Show & Swap Meet - Tuckertown NJ Sept 10,2011

    I'm not affiliated with this at all & cant even make it out because I already have prior plans. Just wanted to give a heads up for everyone

    Saturday Sept. 10. Sell or show your vintage bike, and...
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    OK, after some research, I've found it to be a...

    OK, after some research, I've found it to be a CCM - Knowing nothing about the quality of CCM bikes, can ayone provide any further details?
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    Can you indentify this Candian bike???

    So I came upon a cool looking Canadian? 5 speed bike from the 60's (according to the seller) but there are no mfg stickers on it, they were removed. I am still waiting for more details, but I thought...
  14. Thread: Show your Trek

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    My recently acquired 1986 Trek 500 Tri Series -...

    My recently acquired 1986 Trek 500 Tri Series - Sorry the pic isnt very good, its from when I bought it & right now she is apart waiting for some new tires, brake lines & a bearing repack

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  15. Not mine: BEAUTIFUL 1991 Schwinn Paramount...

    Not mine:
    BEAUTIFUL 1991 Schwinn Paramount Series 5 road bike - bike frame measures 23 inches from the top of the seat tube to the middle of the crank, with a 32 inch standover height.

    This bike...
  16. Thanks!

    Thanks!
  17. how would you typically get rid of the rust in...

    how would you typically get rid of the rust in those spots prior to the paint touch up?
  18. Best Way To Adress Tiny Rust Nicks/Scratches

    I am going to start the rehab on a 86 Trek I recently bought, and the paint is pretty good overall, but the nicks / scratches that it does have have rusted. These are your typical nicks, so the size...
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    Thanks! I thought it might have something to do...

    Thanks! I thought it might have something to do with setting the brakes when doing adjustments
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    This Brake Thingy.......

    OK, I recently bought an 86 Trek 500 Tri Series and I need to replace the brake pads, which are original, and in looking at the pads I am wondering what exactly this piece is called & what its...
  21. Buy whichever fits you better after riding both...

    Buy whichever fits you better after riding both of them, its as simple as that. In fact, ride as many different bikes as you can just to see what you personally prefer, like, dislike etc. When thats...
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    I am more concerned with keeping the 5-12" of...

    I am more concerned with keeping the 5-12" of rain they are calling for out of my basement, and with the storms last weekend, my roof has developed a leak. Its going to be a busy saturday!
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    Sticky: Want: 1" quill with 26 clamp - preferably 90-110...

    Want: 1" quill with 26 clamp - preferably 90-110

    Have:
    Bontrager Race Lite 80 - 7 degree
    Bontrager Race Lite 110 - 7 degree
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    Sticky: I am looking for a quill stem with 26.0 clamp,...

    I am looking for a quill stem with 26.0 clamp, preferably 90-110. I have nothing to trade as of yet, but am willing to buy...Just need a cheapie for an schwinn beach cruiser convert
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    I picked it up & it is closer to a 58cm then a...

    I picked it up & it is closer to a 58cm then a 56cm. Overall though its in good shape. Paint has a couple nicks/scrapes here & there, so I'll need to do some touch up. The Rear wheel needs to be...
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