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07-01-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Shimano front derailleur top pull madness

Hi all. It's been a long while since I posted on this forum, since I haven't been wrenching much. But I have a new project and I have already run into a headscratcher. That's why we do it, right?...
03-18-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,738
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I will give a shout out to Shimano Altus cantis...

I will give a shout out to Shimano Altus cantis on this front. Currently in production and will cost you all of $10 a wheel. The greatest adjustability in pad clearance of any canti I've used. ...
03-18-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I need your powder coat guy's contact info...

I need your powder coat guy's contact info immediately.
02-19-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Can't help you on your search, but I wish you...

Can't help you on your search, but I wish you well. I've got one that'll always be a keeper.

https://i.imgur.com/pgdTu35l.jpg
11-09-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By icepick_trotsky

These are located in LA and could be yours for a...

These are located in LA and could be yours for a local discount malcala622
11-08-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Shimano 105 5600 triple group -- SOLD

Posting this for a friend.

For sale is a complete 105 ten speed triple groupset. Came with a bike he bought complete, won't be using this drivetrain. Parts are (mostly) black, and the shifters are...
09-20-18, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bump. Price drop.

Bump. Price drop.
09-18-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Edit to include size.

Edit to include size.
09-18-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By icepick_trotsky

CAAD5 Team Saeco -- 54cm

This is a classic in my book. Posting for a friend. Saeco livery CAAD5 in nice condition, but with some paint flaws. Definitely been ridden. No dents, and all threads in good shape. Size 54.
...
04-30-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,670
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Re: modern aluminum, I second that emotion. The...

Re: modern aluminum, I second that emotion. The stuff has really changed for the better.

https://i.imgur.com/6LQ3ot3l.jpg
04-20-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I picked up a pair of these Alhonga calipers on...

I picked up a pair of these Alhonga calipers on eBay a while for a similar conversion. They are a lot like the Tektros (which I've used in the past), but with cheaper hardware. They were pretty...
04-18-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This may help. I believe this had the same geo...

This may help. I believe this had the same geo as the Agilis.

https://forum.slowtwitch.com/forum/?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=7747
04-05-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I'd happily take you up on that Merlin if you...

I'd happily take you up on that Merlin if you decide to pass it along. Looks like it could be my size.
04-03-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By icepick_trotsky

The forum is scattered with numerous canti-fork...

The forum is scattered with numerous canti-fork 27" woes.
04-03-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By icepick_trotsky

27" to 700c v-brake question

After much hand wringing, I've decided to convert an older touring frame to a flat bar 1x10 grocery bike. Part of the process is going from 27" wheels to 700c.

I know this is a bad idea, but it's...
02-09-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,430
Posted By icepick_trotsky

In my experience, the clearance under a Dura Ace...

In my experience, the clearance under a Dura Ace 74xx series dual pivot is really pretty good. 28s would be no problem, but YMMV for 32s.
01-29-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I bought some recently from this eBay seller. ...

I bought some recently from this eBay seller.
...
01-22-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,451
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bianchi Superset II seat post

I have this Bianchi (well, not this one, but the same frame):

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh252/rlee1612/2008/CL/1993%20Bianchi%20Volpe/21cb2782.jpg

I'm missing a seat post. I know I...
01-19-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,125
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bumping this as it is back on the market. I know...

Bumping this as it is back on the market. I know he wants to move it along, so hit me up.
01-04-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,419
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Paceline for modern stuff. V Salon to a...

Paceline for modern stuff.

V Salon to a lesser extent.
01-03-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,523
Posted By icepick_trotsky

ISO: an 80mm quill stem with a 26.0 clamp. ...

ISO: an 80mm quill stem with a 26.0 clamp. Nothing fancy, the cheaper the better as long as it hold the bars.

I have plenty of other stems around, as well as other parts you may need.
01-02-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By icepick_trotsky

What's the clamp diameter on that SR stem?

What's the clamp diameter on that SR stem?
12-14-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Are current Shimano 3 speed shifters compatible...

Are current Shimano 3 speed shifters compatible with the older hubs. Sheldon makes it seem like they've been majorly redesigned, but I don't know whether the pull ratio is the same.

Shimano...
12-11-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,875
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Will that shifter mount accept a cable stop? I'm...

Will that shifter mount accept a cable stop? I'm interested in a flat bar thumbie project.
10-04-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Dia Compe just recently started making shifters...

Dia Compe just recently started making shifters with a larger barrel to shift 11s. Kind of pricey, though.
...
10-03-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have one marked "Helicomatic" if you want...

I have one marked "Helicomatic" if you want it.
09-29-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,941
Posted By icepick_trotsky

What's the pit to pit on that Vittoria jersey...

What's the pit to pit on that Vittoria jersey Hank?
09-29-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By icepick_trotsky

That's the one.

That's the one.
09-29-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By icepick_trotsky

PM'd you. Thanks.

PM'd you. Thanks.
09-28-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This is not correct. Road wheels up to 11 speed...

This is not correct. Road wheels up to 11 speed are still 130mm. You can easily fit this wheel into 126mm spacing without cold setting.
09-28-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: Dura Ace 7410 seatpost

Friend of mine is looking for a seatpost to finish out a Rock Lobster. He's looking for the Easton DA post in 27.2. Good condition, not perfect is ok.
09-28-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: Sram parts

I know this sacrilegious, but maybe you have some hiding in your bin. Looking for a pair of 10 speed Sram road shifters and rear derailleur (preferably a MTB one).

Can pay cash or trade 105 5700...
09-27-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By icepick_trotsky

These are pretty long: ...

These are pretty long:
...
09-27-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,710
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Can't you just use a mountain bike brake cable? ...

Can't you just use a mountain bike brake cable? Or does it have to be double ended?
09-27-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 175,523
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have some nifty Dia Compe levers with quick...

I have some nifty Dia Compe levers with quick release. If that was my crankset, I would just swap the rings, but I do have a 6200 series crankset (with biopace!).
09-27-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I'd prefer sidepulls, thanks. Those are...

I'd prefer sidepulls, thanks.

Those are pretty cool, though. What are they?
09-27-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: any old nutted calipers

Looking for a pair of functional long reach brakes for a cheapo project. Need nutted.
09-26-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By icepick_trotsky

The bike is in my garage as we speak, so I have...

The bike is in my garage as we speak, so I have no excuse for not just pulling and measuring it.

The 110 bcd makes it a nice candidate for new compact rings. I think the intended rider would be...
09-26-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Sakae SXC crankset

Anyone ever come across one of these? I can't find much information on it. Looks like it could be nice with a BB overhaul and some elbow grease.

I'd like to ideally swap the BB for a cartridge,...
09-14-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have one. Moving this weekend, though. PM me...

I have one. Moving this weekend, though. PM me next week if you still need one.
09-11-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Glad it worked out, but I really want to see this...

Glad it worked out, but I really want to see this bike.
09-11-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By icepick_trotsky

How do I adjust this headset?

Never seen one of these before. It's stamped "Peugeot." Two notches in the lockring, no noticeable places to put a wrench on the upper race. Do I just tighten it down with lockring pliers?
...
09-09-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,045
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This was the biggest anti-turd. Wife's coworker...

This was the biggest anti-turd. Wife's coworker asked me to look at her bike because it was "shifting weird." Did not expect this.

https://i.imgur.com/RUwWxEZl.jpg
09-08-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I don't know why anyone wouldn't want bar ends on...

I don't know why anyone wouldn't want bar ends on Albatross bars. They're perfect on those and completely intuitive. YMMV.

https://i.imgur.com/5RISOh6l.jpg
09-07-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,483
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Public Service Announcement: 31.8 quill stems from Velo Orange

Velo Orange just released a quill stem for 31.8 bars with a removable faceplate. Not the prettiest thing I've every seen, but it's got to beat a threadless adapter, right?

Comes in other...
09-05-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,125
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Update: this is no longer available. Owner built...

Update: this is no longer available. Owner built it up with Record 10 instead.

He also had the local framebuilder ream the seat tube to accept a 27.2 post.
08-25-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,651
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This stuff is marketed and sold by Squid, a...

This stuff is marketed and sold by Squid, a cyclocross frame manufacturer. They're famous for their wild and DIY rattlecan paint jobs. It might just be because they're selling it, but they...
08-25-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Second in line in case anyone in the area can...

Second in line in case anyone in the area can facilitate.
08-24-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Indexing at the derailleur -- what's old is new?

I was reading a writeup on the new Rotor Uno hydraulic groupset. Truly wild stuff. Uses hydro lines instead of cables for the derailleurs. Rotor Uno: First ride review | Cyclist...
08-09-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Seller is definitely looking to wheel and deal on...

Seller is definitely looking to wheel and deal on this:

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1117017-eddy-merckx-mx-leader-58cm.html
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