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Old 04-11-19, 04:14 PM
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I also need to get a few Raleigh cotter from BikeSmith. The list grows...
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Old 04-11-19, 06:53 PM
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UPS kindly delivered my long cage Microshift R10 so I finished the last part of the drivetrain upgrade on my International. I expect to give it a run on Saturday, which will also be my first real ride now that my shoulder is sufficiently (but not completely) rehabbed.

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Old 04-13-19, 01:55 AM
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Can't resist a picture, I'm excited I've got this assembled as much as I can until more bits arrive like bar wrap chain and not sure where to get affordable tubulars for a decent price without them flating first ride...

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Beauty.

And that's quite the outdoor shop environment you have there...
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Old 04-13-19, 04:57 PM
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Started working on cleaning up the free UO9 from last weekend. Pulled off the steel wheelset and will swap in the Rigida alloy unit from last fall's PH10. The brake levers with suicide bars were swapped with drilled DiaCompe. I'll need a 24.0 Laprade style seat post. Everything else should be good to go. I thought about swapping out the Simplex deraillers but decided to leave them since they are both in pretty good shape.

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Old 04-14-19, 10:47 AM
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After putting 15Km on the clunker challenge Trek 520 Cirrus, I decided it was time for some TLC





Good bye rust thank you Dremel



De-glazing the brake pads

In addition I put fresh grease on the Seat post and stem and cleaned and lubed the chain. I think I will leave it at that for the remainder of the challenge and then give it the full spa treatment.
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Considering options for the replacement for the Headshok on this F500. It is collapsed and parts are almost non existent. Think I am going to adapt a 1 1/8 front shock onto it. These are fun bikes.
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Old 04-14-19, 06:29 PM
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Schwinn KOM for my friend. I I think this is the most metal bike I've ever built up, and I'm so happy I can pass it onto Ben so he can rock faces while shredding trails, BRO! Its name is Jingo, BTW.

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Old 04-17-19, 01:04 AM
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I rebuilt and polished this V-GT luxe today because honestly to myself riding 42-24 that I have on my Paino will be a tough ask in my area.
It's to late in the day to try now but looking at it against the Superbe derailleur the cage from the v-gt looks like it'll fit, everything measures up. Wonder if it's been done before?


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Just noticed the v-gt derailleur is set back further behind the hanger bolt than the Superbe which is more vertical.
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Old 04-17-19, 04:39 AM
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Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
Just noticed the v-gt derailleur is set back further behind the hanger bolt than the Superbe which is more vertical.
It sounds like you're thinking about a wider range FW, 14 - 28 or bigger. That needs two things. More chain wrap which the V-GT cage would give you. You also need ample clearance between the guide wheel and those largest cogs. That can come from a cage that swings lower, or having a cage set further back. Further back can be further back in the DOs or from the RD body positioning the whole works further back, like the V-GT shown in your photo. Or from the length of the RD hanger which is tough to change.

So, just swapping the cage over may not get you what you need. You could just swap in the whole V-GT and ride it for a while to see what you learn. Yesterday, on my Nishiki with the long cage Cyclone, I swapped a 14-26 FW for a 14-28. No further changes needed as the RD was, by design and by frame geometry, far enough back to clear that 28 cog. I could probably run a 30 cog back there. But I'm just a young squirt so no need.

BTW: if the V-GT works as is then just cover the name with white freezer tape and write "Superbe" on the tape with magic marker. No one will notice, eh?��

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Old 04-17-19, 04:56 AM
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Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
It's to late in the day to try now but looking at it against the Superbe derailleur the cage from the v-gt looks like it'll fit, everything measures up.
You want to install a V-GT Luxe cage on a Superbe? It might work or it might not. Suntour did not use the same mounting dimensions and attachments for all their slant parallelogram derailleurs despite their similar appearances. You'll have to take them apart to see.

Of course that Superbe cage is not a long-cage type, as you have already observed. The V-GT Luxe cage has another feature which limits your usage. The inner cage plate sticks up quite high. It can contact the large sprocket if it isn't mounted well. Even though the long cage has plenty of chain take-up it is limited in how large a sprocket it can accommodate. The Vx-S or Vx-GT is a better choice.
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Old 04-17-19, 05:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Prowler View Post



It sounds like you're thinking about a wider range FW, 14 - 28 or bigger. That needs two things. More chain wrap which the V-GT cage would give you. You also need ample clearance between the guide wheel and those largest cogs. That can come from a cage that swings lower, or having a cage set further back. Further back can be further back in the DOs or from the RD body positioning the whole works further back, like the V-GT shown in your photo. Or from the length of the RD hanger which is tough to change.


So, just swapping the cage over may not get you what you need. You could just swap in the whole V-GT and ride it for a while to see what you learn. Yesterday, on my Nishiki with the long cage Cyclone, I swapped a 14-26 FW for a 14-28. No further changes needed as the RD was, by design and by frame geometry, far enough back to clear that 28 cog. I could probably run a 30 cog back there. But I'm just a young squirt so no need.


BTW: if the V-GT works as is then just cover the name with white freezer tape and write "Superbe" on the tape with magic marker. No one will notice, eh?��

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You want to install a V-GT Luxe cage on a Superbe? It might work or it might not. Suntour did not use the same mounting dimensions and attachments for all their slant parallelogram derailleurs despite their similar appearances. You'll have to take them apart to see.


Of course that Superbe cage is not a long-cage type, as you have already observed. The V-GT Luxe cage has another feature which limits your usage. The inner cage plate sticks up quite high. It can contact the large sprocket if it isn't mounted well. Even though the long cage has plenty of chain take-up it is limited in how large a sprocket it can accommodate. The Vx-S or Vx-GT is a better choice.

Just had a quick visual at some of the good points you mention. The cage swing between the two derailleurs looks the same. It seems all they've done is move the top jocky wheel lower onto the cage pivot and spread the jocky's further apart were the Superbe cage pivot is between the jockys. The high inner cage plate actually works out the same height as the Superbe this way.

The only difference I can see is is from the hanger bolt the Superbe cage pivot bolt will be about 10mm further forward than the v-gt.

It looks interesting and see if mixing parts the cages will swap. If I could just get a 28t freewheel on I'd be satisfied. We'll see what happens, if it doesn't work it would be best just finding a Cyclone GT.
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I adjusted the brakes and said goodbye to the 560.
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Old 04-18-19, 09:59 PM
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It's no go for a longer cage on Superbe body. The cage pivots too different to mix parts. It's possible to make a shaft like the Superbe is internally but extended out the back with a thread but I'm not equipped to do it at home.
The superbe body doesn't have a bottom in it to drop the vg-t spring against with a hole to hold the spring from spinning inside. I don't want to molest the superbe body to make that work, it's to nice for that. So now we know

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It's no go for a longer cage on Superbe body. The cage pivots too different to mix parts.
I prolly shouldn't say ah toad ja so, but ah toad ja so. Well, it's a good "learning experience". You might want to try a Cyclone GT cage. BTW, the cage springs are different between the VGT/Vx series and the Cyclone Mk I, if you haven't noticed already. (Actually they are different whether you noticed or not.) The Cyclone Mk II is totally different, with a flat-wire spiral spring instead of a square-wire helix.
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Finaly got a bb for an old shimano fcr600 crankset, installed on my '91. scott boulder
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I installed a Stronglight 99 drillium crankset on my '78 Peugeot PR10 today. It had a Sugino GT compact 52/34 that I installed temporarily to replace the damaged Stronglight TS that was on the bike. I found the Stronglight 99 at the Eroica swap meet, and decided to go for it. It's a 52/36, but close enough.

Also I swapped brakes on my newly acquired Legnano Gran Premio. The Balillas on there were badly oxidized and the rear frame mounting screw was stripped. I found these nice shiny ones on Ebay at a good price, plus they have quick release levers, probably later vintage.


Previous Sugino GT 52/34.

Stronglight 99 52/36.


Balilla brakes, old and new.

I will be doing new cable and housings when I go thru the bike and overhaul everything, these are just to test fit and function.

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Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
I rebuilt and polished this V-GT luxe today because honestly to myself riding 42-24 that I have on my Paino will be a tough ask in my area.
It's to late in the day to try now but looking at it against the Superbe derailleur the cage from the v-gt looks like it'll fit, everything measures up. Wonder if it's been done before?

I 've been running a Suntour VGT Luxe on my '73 Super Course for a couple of years with a Megarange 34t 6 speed and a Sugino AT triple. Its a great combination. Mine was built from a found bare frame, so I have no idea what was on there previously. Mine uses a bolt on claw mount. Good luck with yours.

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Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
I prolly shouldn't say ah toad ja so, but ah toad ja so. Well, it's a good "learning experience". You might want to try a Cyclone GT cage. BTW, the cage springs are different between the VGT/Vx series and the Cyclone Mk I, if you haven't noticed already. (Actually they are different whether you noticed or not.) The Cyclone Mk II is totally different, with a flat-wire spiral spring instead of a square-wire helix.

Haha don't tempt me to do something silly and make a shaft There are plenty of options on ebay though and the Superbe needed a clean and grease anyway.


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I 've been running a Suntour VGT Luxe on my '73 Super Course for a couple of years with a Megarange 34t 6 speed and a Sugino AT triple. Its a great combination. Mine was built from a found bare frame, so I have no idea what was on there previously. Mine uses a bolt on claw mount. Good luck with yours.

The only reason I probably won't use it on my Paino build is that I'm trying to keep it a high end race bike and that Superbe name. But have put it on the bike and doesn't look out of place at all like yours, works great too and probably still better that anything Campy from the period "cough cough". The vg-t came off a Daws Galaxy so will likely go back there one day, it looked sad coming off but a full service and works good as new.
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Gios Super Record Devolution

When I purchased this 80 Gios frameset nearly 10 years ago I built it up with with Campy Chorus/Record 10-speed from the parts bin and Fulcrum wheels a step-up from the mish-mash of Shimano parts and worn out wheels that came with it. More recently it was sporting Campy 9-speed Chorus. While in my possession it has never been built with period components, until now.

I finally finished returning the Gios to its vintage heritage earlier this week and took it out for a shake down ride Thursday before the weather changed. While I needed to regain the feel for down tube shifting, the touch for feathering shifts started to come back to me. Such a smooth and quite rider. When I returned from my short ride I only needed to tighten up the headset and adjust the rear break a touch. Purists might object to the SpeedPlay pedals, but oh well. I refuse to give up clipless pedals.

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Finally, four years after I bought the frame, my 'other' Rossin RL is on the road. Did a 17 mile break-in run this morning, and it's back on the stand for the inevitable little tweaks and natterings to get everything right. Built this one (almost - there's a couple of parts on it temporarily until I find the permanent bits) all Campagnolo Nuevo Record. Today's ride was the first time I've been on a bike so equipped since my Falcon back in the mid-70's, and it brought all the old memories of NR back. As in the memories of, "I paid how much for this stuff?".

Just for the hell of it, upon getting home I dug out the blue scale painted RL which is an identical frame and ergonomic setup, and took it down the road for a comparison. Now, the blue bike is Dura Ace 7400, and considering both of these groups were available at the same time (the Shimano in it's debut, the Campagnolo living on borrowed time - my reason for building these bikes this way), it stuns me that Campagnolo even thought they had something marketable at this point.

Yeah, you can read all the comments in articles and books and get an indication, but throwing your leg over two otherwise identical bikes really drives it home.



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Got a narrower (19mm vs 22mm) binder bolt for the Novara Randonee Seat tube and on my 4 km rough road (no other kind in my neighborhood) test ride it held firm. Also went to 27 x 1 1/8 tires so I could mount fenders, first time in 6 + years my fleet has had a fendered bike. Now I just need to wrap the bars.




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