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  1. Sugino XD-600 triple crank/126mm rear/7spfreewheel/1990Cannondale touring/?BB length

    Greetings,
    I am putting together a 1990 Cannondale vintage touring frame (58cm) found beside a metal dumpster in new mint condition. I am building it up for touring. My question to the...
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    Seat Boy has it right, it is either love or hate....

    Seat Boy has it right, it is either love or hate. For me it has been love. I have mbars on my Nashbar road bike and Motobecane Grand Touring. I have done with the Rivendell way of using DirtDrop...
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    I have mbars on two bikes and love them (again,...

    I have mbars on two bikes and love them (again, it is a love/hate situation out there....no inbetween). One is my go fast road bike and the other is my 70's Grand Touring Motobecane. The newer bike...
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    My 1990 Cannondale touring frame I am building up...

    My 1990 Cannondale touring frame I am building up has a 126mm rear spacing. Hard to find affordable wheels other then Phil Wood hubs. A friend gave me a set of Campy Record hubs he had forgotten...
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    With friction, one can interchange Campy,...

    With friction, one can interchange Campy, Suntour, Shimano, etc systems and they all get along. It is a love fest... I use bar end Riv Silver shifters on mustache bars. Smooth, quick, easy to set...
  6. Are those Bata sneaker type cycling shoes from...

    Are those Bata sneaker type cycling shoes from the 70-80's? I still have a pair I use when I ride my toe and strap pedals on my Motobecane Grand Touring. I wore out my first pair ridng in Europe,...
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    Poor Man's Riv is a state of mind: the Riv fit. ...

    Poor Man's Riv is a state of mind: the Riv fit. A bad fit on a pricey frame does not work. I bought a Nashbar Road "Frame" a few years ago for about $60 with sale/coupon. Even though it is not a...
  8. Thread: alumnum bikes

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    I bought the Nashbar Frame' aluminum road frame a...

    I bought the Nashbar Frame' aluminum road frame a few years ago for a crazy low price after sale/coupon etc. I built it up and it has been my favorite ride. I would not call the ride harsh (my...
  9. Poll: I have pretty much the same Moto Grand Touring...

    I have pretty much the same Moto Grand Touring vintage 1977/78. Swiss BB, French headset (until fork broke, and was replace with 27" fork from QBP, now standard headset). the original Rigida...
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    Go with the treaded option. One can change the...

    Go with the treaded option. One can change the height of the stem easier. Once the tube is cut, you are stuck at that height.
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    French threading....?

    French threading....?
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    Thank you fotooutdoors. At what level are your...

    Thank you fotooutdoors. At what level are your handlebars? Do you think 60 would be too big for you? How does the fit seem to you?
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    Is the CT sizing mean to the top of the TT or...

    Is the CT sizing mean to the top of the TT or seat tube?
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    What size did you buy? Are the sizing comparable...

    What size did you buy? Are the sizing comparable to equivalent road bike size? I have the Nashbar Road Frame' at 58cm, which could almost go for a 59cm, since it was measured C-C. Would one size...
  15. Old school: 1977 Motobecane Grand Touring,...

    Old school: 1977 Motobecane Grand Touring, 27inch wheels, 27X11/8 tires, Mustache bars with areo bars, Ideale leather saddle, Fully fenders (Blumals rear, SKS front). Ride in the rain and between...
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    I had to replace a 27 inch fork. My shop got one...

    I had to replace a 27 inch fork. My shop got one from QBP catalog, chromed probably made in India? However, it did fit the bike and seems to wrok well. It was not the match for a Motobecane, but...
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    My Gran J is DB 531 tubing, from the ?mid 70's. ...

    My Gran J is DB 531 tubing, from the ?mid 70's. As the bike/frame was given to me, I have a rough idea of the time frame. My Grand Touring I bought in 1977 has DB Vitus 172 tubing.
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    Join the Moto Cults...Great ride, crazy threads,...

    Join the Moto Cults...Great ride, crazy threads, and sparse parts...
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    My wish list: 1) A stem/quill that is 22.0 to...

    My wish list: 1) A stem/quill that is 22.0 to fit French threaded forks. I f you are going to make a French thread headset/BB, why not go all the way... 2) A Swiss thread BB would be nice. 3) ...
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    What is wrong with 120? Learn to love 5 speed...

    What is wrong with 120? Learn to love 5 speed gogs/FW. If you want more, buy anewbike... If you want more gear options, go with a triple up front.
  21. 20grit, how can you say that Sox Fans are...

    20grit, how can you say that Sox Fans are "bandwagon hoppers". We spent 86 years in the wilderness, getting teased, and close enough to taste the nector only to see more creative ways to bring us...
  22. The Yankess are the Dark Side of baseball. Lord...

    The Yankess are the Dark Side of baseball. Lord George has harnessed the Dark Side to do his Evil bidding... Thank God the Red Sox tried for many years to battle this Evil Force.... Go the right...
  23. I am thinking of putting the same Sugino triple...

    I am thinking of putting the same Sugino triple crank on an old ten speed vintage bike with 5 spd freewheel in back. What length BB did you finally use? 107 or 110? I am thinking of using a 107...
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    Scotland, Outer hebrides, Canada: PEI, Gaspe. ...

    Scotland, Outer hebrides, Canada: PEI, Gaspe. Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark....
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    How about some Swiss thread BB for us Moto people?

    How about some Swiss thread BB for us Moto people?
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