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Old 06-25-22, 03:58 AM
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Old 06-26-22, 12:24 PM
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I've had a lot of stuff come in recently, a Groupset, Couple of IGHs, Light for my recumbent trike, some frames, but the one I'm tinkering with now is this old, but probably not c&v, trek. Its perfect to ride to town and not worry about too much. While I want to clean it up and make it nicer I would like the surface rust, rusty chain, chips, and torn seat to cause a thief to pass it up. I think I'm going to put a taller stem on it, I guess I'm getting too old and fat to lean forward
The new modern brake levers with the large hoods/grips look comfortable, I wouldn't mind trying a pair but I don't think they would work with the old brakes. Surprisingly it shifts great I'm almost scared to clean all the gunk out of the derailleurs, it may be holding everything together. The brakes need some help, I think the cables just need to be adjusted.

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Old 06-30-22, 08:27 AM
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A Headset, Shifter Boss Covers, and a Marinoni


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A Headset, Shifter Boss Covers, and a Marinoni


That Marinoni is a sweet ride!! Loviní the color scheme. I was tempted but Iím full of racey bikes at my place.
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Old 06-30-22, 08:18 PM
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New tires and rim strips for the 1965 Schwinn Racer I picked up a few weeks ago, and a "Schwinn Approved" script front brake assembly for the same bike.

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Old 07-01-22, 08:23 AM
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A Park Tool pedal wrench. Worth every penny of $30. Lots of leverage and a round handle.
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Old 07-01-22, 09:41 PM
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RAGBRAI wrist band.
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Old 07-02-22, 02:10 PM
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Just in time for Cino..


Acorn medium saddle bag and some toe straps.
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Riffler files to work on Frame #1...

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Old 07-05-22, 10:36 PM
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Benotto tape and a wide-range Sachs Maillard freewheel (for the project/frame teased a few posts above).

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1971 Bianchi F/F + some parts.
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Old 07-06-22, 04:29 PM
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Old 07-08-22, 05:28 PM
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Hiplock D1000 x 2

Smallish, heavyish, spendyish, bullit and angle grinder proof, all good.




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Old 07-11-22, 04:30 PM
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Old 07-11-22, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by smontanaro
Riffler files to work on Frame #1...
My first thought when seeing the image:


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Old 07-18-22, 08:52 AM
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Old 07-19-22, 12:27 PM
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I ordered a dongle to ride indoors as I avoid the heat, though Iím not sure which I dislike more.

The eNay package arrived, and the dongle is shaped amazingly like a die cast Jimmy Johnson chromed #48 collectible, NIB. It even weighs the same.

My phone already had the sellerís apology in it, and Iíll be forwarding the model car to the dongle recipient, and vice versa, via pre-paid labels.

Sometimes, that awful auction site has normal people on it, and they do normal things, like make mistakes and then try to correct them.
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Not C&V but necessary for me, yesterday I received a new pair of bib shorts and a jersey from Nashbar. Couldn't resist the 20% off the sale prices they emailed me about last week.

Bill
Which bibs and which jersey? See, inquiring minds are justÖ.nosy.
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Old 07-25-22, 07:04 AM
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I was thinking my 40 year old Suntour Cyclone Mk2 GT needs its jockey wheels updated, spotted this for £10 on Amazon




Sealed bearings and the same diameter as my spare Suntour VX jockeys (33/38 mm)

Comes with 4 sets of adapter shims, one of which will just take the VX GT through bolt (6mm).
However they are about 0.85 - 1.0 mm thinner than the original jockeys so I may have to get some shim washers.

Edit: Added for searching - BBB Rollerboys BDP-01

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Old 07-25-22, 07:41 PM
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Happy Birthday to me

A trio of items delivered on my BD, thanks to @Bogester, @Rotten and Mad Honk


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Originally Posted by Aardwolf
I was thinking my 40 year old Suntour Cyclone Mk2 GT needs its jockey wheels updated, spotted this for £10 on Amazon




Sealed bearings and the same diameter as my spare Suntour VX jockeys (33/38 mm)

Comes with 4 sets of adapter shims, one of which will just take the VX GT through bolt (6mm).
However they are about 0.85 - 1.0 mm thinner than the original jockeys so I may have to get some shim washers.

Edit: Added for searching - BBB Rollerboys BDP-01
Let us know how that goes. I have many suntour derailleurs.
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Old 07-26-22, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster
Let us know how that goes. I have many suntour derailleurs.
Will do, M6 x 12mm x 0.5mm stainless washers turning up tomorrow
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