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09-05-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Steel1

OK, so I picked up one of these a few weeks ago...

OK, so I picked up one of these a few weeks ago and can share what I found so far.

Regarding the paint, it is not completely gone, but does have a significant amount of scratches and chips. By far...
06-25-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 744
Posted By Steel1

I bought a Blackburn aluminum cage in the very...

I bought a Blackburn aluminum cage in the very early 80’s. I decided it wasn’t light enough, and drilled a row of holes in the base. Still going strong today!

Maybe saved a gram or two? A haircut...
06-19-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By Steel1

I just finished the front wheel, but have not put...

I just finished the front wheel, but have not put on tire or ridden yet. I expect to have to fine tune again after that.

Soaked old wheel nipples overnight with LiquidWrench. That was a good call,...
04-01-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,422
Posted By Steel1

I am running mid-90’s Record. I had to fiddle...

I am running mid-90’s Record. I had to fiddle with B screw to get transition to 28 smooth, but fine since. I have put a decent amount of miles on this since. Worked well for me.
...
03-20-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By Steel1

“I removed one of the legs from my Park Tool...

“I removed one of the legs from my Park Tool stand to use for leverage.”

Well I have to admit I let out a nice exclamation reading this sentence. We have all had similar moments I expect, but this...
02-21-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19,530
Views: 2,444,123
Posted By Steel1

Glendora Mountain Road on this Carrera. It was...

Glendora Mountain Road on this Carrera. It was glorious, albeit a bit chilly. Met a very nice person riding a late 70’s Bruce Gordon. Beautiful lug work.
...
01-22-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Steel1

Well it is Columbus Cromor tubing, which is...

Well it is Columbus Cromor tubing, which is mid-level. Not super light, but I have a 58cm Cromor (different maker), and love the ride.
10-02-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,650
Posted By Steel1

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dac59542_ab16_4a02_ae68_42976b41258b_c63771c7d5475d05917047d16f0f91d6c5aaf41a.jpeg
Dura Ace AX
I like these a lot. Only issue is...
07-17-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steel1

Ok I can continue talking to myself and post my...

Ok I can continue talking to myself and post my findings 😀

I searched a bunch of similar, but not exact, part images on the web. They look similar to mine, so that tended to make me think mine is...
07-17-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steel1

8 speed cassette spacing

Hi,
I picked up a used Shimano Hyperglide XTR CS-900 12-28 cassette. I plan to put on road bike with Dura Ace RD-7403.
According to Sheldon Brown table, should be 1.8mm thick, 3mm spacing, and...
06-19-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Steel1

I run a 13 - 26 on a Univega Gran Premio with...

I run a 13 - 26 on a Univega Gran Premio with Suntour Sprint (not 9000). No problems.
03-13-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,449
Posted By Steel1

You can search Amazon for example of the housing,...

You can search Amazon for example of the housing, it is cheap.“Jagwire Black Housing Liner 30 Meter Roll, Fits up to 1.8mm Cables” $12.99
I just bought several feet at local bike shop for a few...
10-22-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,422
Posted By Steel1

I got the Miche 13-28 from Bikeinn. $40 total...

I got the Miche 13-28 from Bikeinn. $40 total with shipping. I cannot recall how long it took to get here, but I did get it. The inside box was a little beat up from shipping, but the contents were...
09-06-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By Steel1

Some pics of front derailleur routing: From...

Some pics of front derailleur routing:

From non-drive side
...
09-04-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,530
Posted By Steel1

That’s a really nice looking Schwinn. I also have...

That’s a really nice looking Schwinn. I also have a few bikes with Shimano 600 SIS. I understand the index is in the shift lever. It ratchets to equally spaced Index positions. The spacing between...
08-22-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,865
Posted By Steel1

For tan sidewalls, I have 23mm Vitoria Corsa...

For tan sidewalls, I have 23mm Vitoria Corsa Graphene 2.0. Its the standard model, not Speed or Control. About to go for a ride on them now! These replaced the original 20mm tires which were cool,...
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19,530
Views: 2,444,123
Posted By Steel1

These are very inspirational and remind me how...

These are very inspirational and remind me how its good to get out and explore whenever possible. Yesterday was local So Cal ride on an old Univega.
...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,302
Posted By Steel1

As for the BB stamp, 56M7, I believe that "tall...

As for the BB stamp, 56M7, I believe that "tall M" is unique to the Mondonico shop. I have a similar vintage Mondonico built Torelli with exact same xxMy format. As mentioned by Itokuno above, there...
Replies: 41
Views: 3,302
Posted By Steel1

That will be a great riding frame. Also agree the...

That will be a great riding frame. Also agree the fork color looks out of place, although you are lucky it looks like the right fork type for the frame.
Do you have a picture of the underside of the...
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