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04-21-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,540
Posted By squarenoise

Thank you LBCwanabe for a smooth transaction! The...

Thank you LBCwanabe for a smooth transaction! The Voyageur arrived well packed and faster than expected. I made a few component changes, converted the downtube shifters to barends, got it back on the...
03-15-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,619
Posted By squarenoise

Haha, davester got it! It's a Paul Gino Light...

Haha, davester got it! It's a Paul Gino Light Mount, mounted to the rack with a rounded furniture bracket. I needed the light mount dropped down a bit, due to front bag interference and it worked...
02-16-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 264,724
Posted By squarenoise

Man, that color scheme is so rad!

Man, that color scheme is so rad!
02-16-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 264,724
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
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02-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,619
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
...
02-16-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,636
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my '86 Miyata 1000, finally rebuilt and...

Here's my '86 Miyata 1000, finally rebuilt and super dialed in now. Purchased from forum member marius.suiram in November, the bike arrived well packed, in excellent condition, with seemingly very...
01-04-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By squarenoise

Sounds like you made a decision, sloar...

Sounds like you made a decision, sloar (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/sloar-139746.html), but here's a quick mockup for you.
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01-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By squarenoise

Another vote for tan/gumwall tires! Here's my...

Another vote for tan/gumwall tires! Here's my 1980 Raleigh Competition with Panaracer Ruffy Tuffy tires.
...
12-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,308
Posted By squarenoise

Thank You! Honestly, I've been greatly inspired...

Thank You! Honestly, I've been greatly inspired by yourself and many other forum members to make sure I get it right. My 610 has been pure joy to work on and now to ride. Everything is dialed in...
12-20-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,636
Posted By squarenoise

Very nice!! The pedals should be and do look like...

Very nice!! The pedals should be and do look like MKS Esquartz 107. I think the regular Esquartz clips should fit those too.
12-19-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,308
Posted By squarenoise

Hey! I remember seeing your 610 and using it as a...

Hey! I remember seeing your 610 and using it as a reference to confirm if mine was an '83 or '84. Totally agree on the 27 vs 700 debate, Panaracer Paselas are swell tires.




Totally...
12-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,308
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original...

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original parts are the Wheelset (Sealed Bearing Suntour Hubs), Seatpost and Rear Rack. The rest of the build is mostly period correct-ish, plus newer cockpit. I...
12-18-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,308
Posted By squarenoise

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think...

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think it would clean up nicely. Have you made any progress on it?
12-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By squarenoise

Friendly update with hopefully useful...

Friendly update with hopefully useful information, at least for maybe JT1973 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/jt1973-399477.html).

I've just discovered the Soma Campy hoods are also a good fit...
12-01-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,636
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my ’84 Miyata 1000. I bought it about 3...

Here's my ’84 Miyata 1000. I bought it about 3 years ago and have REALLY been enjoying it. The previous owner had made several component changes, but I’m slowly bringing it back to it’s original...
Forum: Touring
12-01-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,259
Posted By squarenoise

Yay, Congrats!! That'll clean up nicely....

Yay, Congrats!!

That'll clean up nicely. Looks mostly original, minus the pedals and saddle. I really wish mine had the original rear rack. Heads up that the SOMA Campy Hoods fit those brake...
11-28-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By squarenoise

Now THIS is a great upgrade!! Such a...

Now THIS is a great upgrade!! Such a smart/elegant solution to help alight the cable housing and relieve that pressure right at the adjuster.
11-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By squarenoise

I have one of these on my Surly Cross Check:...

I have one of these on my Surly Cross Check: https://surlybikes.com/parts/cable_hanger
...
11-22-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Thanks vp1337...

Thanks vp1337 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/vp1337-439053.html) and J.Higgins (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/j-higgins-448060.html)

For anyone who's interested in the science of how...
11-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1989 Marin Pine Mountain drop bar...

Here’s my 1989 Marin Pine Mountain drop bar conversion. Bought as complete bike that I believe was 100% original with full Shimano Deore XT components. It was in fairly rough/neglected shape so I did...
11-21-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,945
Posted By squarenoise

Hey curbtender...

Hey curbtender (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/curbtender-79743.html), I just checked and confirmed all the original components on my Pine Mountain are stamped "N" which equals 1989. Here's mine...
11-20-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,945
Posted By squarenoise

I think 89 is correct. Iíll double check the date...

I think 89 is correct. Iíll double check the date codes on my components, but I wanna say they where all 89 when I first tried looking up info. Mine is also full XT, originally 7 speed thumbies, but...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,514
Posted By squarenoise

So I have a Soma Smoothie with carbon fork, 11...

So I have a Soma Smoothie with carbon fork, 11 speed Compact Campagnolo group as my "go fast" bike. I've put thousands of miles on it and set many personal records (speed, length of ride, elevation,...
11-10-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By squarenoise

I personally love the SOMA Campy hoods for my...

I personally love the SOMA Campy hoods for my Gran Compe levers. They seem to be far more durable than Rustines, which also tend to dry out quickly.
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10-01-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,839
Posted By squarenoise

Brooks B72 on my 1950s Wards Hawthorne. ...

Brooks B72 on my 1950s Wards Hawthorne.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1800x1200/img_0699_a14507de212b6e71343498cb501c4221b987c3c6.jpg
09-10-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,048
Posted By squarenoise

Another option would be Grand Cru Sealed Bearing...

Another option would be Grand Cru Sealed Bearing Jockey Wheels from Velo Orange.

https://velo-orange.com/products/grand-cru-sealed-bearing-jockey-wheels-10-tooth
09-10-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,048
Posted By squarenoise

Yep, make sure it's a 10 toother. Shimano or...

Yep, make sure it's a 10 toother. Shimano or Suntour will do the trick.
08-28-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 422,451
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my 1950's Ward Hawthorne, 3-Speed / BMX /...

Here's my 1950's Ward Hawthorne, 3-Speed / BMX / Klunker. Did the rust patina myself, ground off the outer teeth of a Lamber Viscount crankset to make for a cool chainring guard, and just had loads...
03-20-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 47,568
Posted By squarenoise

Here's something fun... I had a fairly beat up...

Here's something fun... I had a fairly beat up Viscount Lambert at one point, way too rough to justify tracking down all the proper pieces, but I held onto the crankset because I absolutely loved the...
03-19-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,933
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my 1985 Schwinn Mirada, setup as an...

Here's my 1985 Schwinn Mirada, setup as an upright town and country bike.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1800x1200/img_0626_2cc04d39e42415efdd7e801c13e90e2d5f876bfc.jpg

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03-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Nice! thanks for sharing that. Interesting...

Nice! thanks for sharing that. Interesting comment about the "heavier tubeset". I read elsewhere that the Rock Combo was on the heavier side, but wondered if it was because of the frame or the...
03-19-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

From what I found online, they came in 3 sizes -...

From what I found online, they came in 3 sizes - 17, 19 1/2 and 22, that's seat tubes measured CTC. Mine is the 22 and has a 59cm top tube. The 19 1/2 frame has a 58cm top tube. Not sure of the top...
03-18-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Awesome Rock Combo wrk101...

Awesome Rock Combo wrk101 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/wrk101-109949.html)!

Slowly making some progress on mine. Decided to use the Specialized Flag crankset on another build and going with...
03-18-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 193,416
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my mid 80s Schwinn Mirada. The wheels and...

Here's my mid 80s Schwinn Mirada. The wheels and brakes (minus the Scott Mathauser Pads) are the only original parts. I was planning a drop bar conversion, but then found other bikes that were better...
03-13-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

The guy I bought this from had JUST the Suntour...

The guy I bought this from had JUST the Suntour Barcons listed on Craigslist. After meeting, I asked what kind of bike they came off of and he showed me this Specialized Rock Combo. He mentioned...
02-28-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Thanks, jlaw...

Thanks, jlaw (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/jlaw-479432.html)! Yeah the frameset was brand new, sitting in a warehouse for Y E A R S. Brakes are vintage Dia Compe XCM....
02-27-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

This was my first drop bar conversion project, a...

This was my first drop bar conversion project, a late 80s (I think) Shogun ATB1. Bought the frameset as NOS and built it up with parts from a Kuwahara Aries (cracked frame), then added threadless...
02-24-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,696
Posted By squarenoise

Haha for sure! Been learning/lurking for a long...

Haha for sure! Been learning/lurking for a long time and ready to start contributing =)
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