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    I use 122.5 on the earlier triple cranks when it...

    I use 122.5 on the earlier triple cranks when it comes to a 68mm BB shell, sometimes going down to 118mm, getting the drive crank in for a nicer chain line from top to bottom. Your small ring to...
  2. ^Grand Boi's, changing to stainless for a lot of...

    ^Grand Boi's, changing to stainless for a lot of people brings weight loss, better looks and a good amount of strength, are they stronger than galv spokes? The only way I can comment is that we deal...
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    ^IthaDan Thank you for that, I am pretty sure it...

    ^IthaDan Thank you for that, I am pretty sure it is a 95, I may go V brake not too sure at this stage.
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    Love the left lever those levers rock Diacompe...

    Love the left lever those levers rock Diacompe with barrel adjusters, not everyone's cup of tea, they are great on vintage 10 speeds though. Nice build.
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    Bike looks to be a 95 I got a post from work at...

    Bike looks to be a 95 I got a post from work at 30.2(as per the bikepedia page) and it fits nicely. I will try to get some progress on it over the next few days, the bottom bracket cage is ok but I...
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    Oh and all cables routed top tube? I have had...

    Oh and all cables routed top tube? I have had other bikes with this style of cable routing that have been 93-97
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    Hi Bianchigirll, it is a 1 1/8 quill so I am...

    Hi Bianchigirll, it is a 1 1/8 quill so I am thinking not early 90's . . . best I can figure is 97, but I so far can not find a match, I like it though, I like the middle to low end stuff, bullet...
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    Giant Yukon help needed.

    I just got the frame you see here for $10 + $20 shipping, it is in pretty good condition, may do a drop bar conversion or load bearing commuter, I think it is a 96-97, I do not know which year though...
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    Duplicate post, Mods please delete? Thank you

    I just got the frame you see here for $10 + $20 shipping, it is in pretty good condition, may do a drop bar conversion or load bearing commuter
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    Yes Gen mount. Seen on alot of Dutch/euro builds,...

    Yes Gen mount. Seen on alot of Dutch/euro builds, among others.
  11. I would start by checking B screw adjustment and...

    I would start by checking B screw adjustment and stop screws also, checking the hanger is a great suggestion too. with the bike off the ground move the rear derailleur by hand to largest(in size)...
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    What are those tyres? What size? Nice rebuild,...

    What are those tyres? What size? Nice rebuild, very nice.
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    Ditto for me too there guys/gal.

    Ditto for me too there guys/gal.
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    Well . . . the Roller cam brake is on, a fiddly...

    Well . . . the Roller cam brake is on, a fiddly little thing, done now I will just need to adjust when I test ride.
    If all is well I will get some Kool Stop eagle claws, bike is being made rideable...
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    DRROOOL, Yum. They came out real good BD. Black...

    DRROOOL, Yum. They came out real good BD. Black and chrome . . . classic
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    The Golden Boy, Thank you for the responses and...

    The Golden Boy, Thank you for the responses and the pm.
    I am thinking of setting up the roller cam simply to see if it will work cable wise being so close to chain stays into BB area, bike is a 87...
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    My wife says the same thing, in a joke response I...

    My wife says the same thing, in a joke response I tell her its probably true, softening it with "At least you will be around for longer" I really like the fact I can laugh with her.
    Good luck on the...
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    I have a Suntour roller cam brake, can it be made...

    I have a Suntour roller cam brake, can it be made to work successfully?

    Thanks for the replie John E, and Velocivixen, I am sure to post photos during the process:)
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    Thank you for the reply Velocivixen, I must admit...

    Thank you for the reply Velocivixen, I must admit to feeling like a bit of a dumbass now as I had not checked Diacompes website to see that in fact yes they are still doing retro looking U Brakes and...
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    Nice score, I hope your wife has seen the thread?...

    Nice score, I hope your wife has seen the thread? If not, I think she would get a kick out of your little love hearts!.
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    Diacompe U Brake?

    Hey there guys, anyone know where I can get one? What other bikes came out with the Diacompe U Brake? I am struggling to find something over here in NZ.
    I do not have an eBay acc, so anywhere else...
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    BFisher you out there? How's it going?

    BFisher you out there? How's it going?
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    Thanks cs1 and golden it was very very nice of...

    Thanks cs1 and golden it was very very nice of him, but it would not have sat good with me, nothing free in this life, his son was stoked to have the $20, he has emiled me thanking me saying he was...
  24. I like the rear of my bike pannier wise to be a...

    I like the rear of my bike pannier wise to be a bit wider than normal, hoping cars will give me more of a berth. Travel with enough water, very important as a hot cup of tea/coffee on a cold night is...
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    395395 Picked this up for $20 NZ after the...

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    Picked this up for $20 NZ after the trader hearing we got robbed, tried to get me to keep all the $40 NZ but I could not so we did a $20 split.
    Bought to supply parts for the '87 I am...
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