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03-01-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Posted By mountaindave

Dang! I like your parts bin!!

Dang! I like your parts bin!!
03-01-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 678
Posted By mountaindave

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings...

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings would pair nicely with a 12-28 6s cassette (12-14-17-20-24-28). Not sure why I know these things...
02-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By mountaindave

Phew! Somebody is helping us all pretend.

Phew! Somebody is helping us all pretend.
02-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,422
Posted By mountaindave

Thatís almost an oxymoron...

Thatís almost an oxymoron...
02-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By mountaindave

That is indeed the 7402 Uniglide-only hub....

That is indeed the 7402 Uniglide-only hub. Someone must have filed the HG sprockets ŗ la Sheldon. The domed nuts were intended to make it easier to shove the new 130mm OLD hub into old 126mm...
02-17-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By mountaindave

For Cino X I rode 34mm cyclocross tubulars...

For Cino X I rode 34mm cyclocross tubulars (thanks to northbend for clueing me in to the sale) and it was my first flat-free Cino - like riding on fluffy little clouds with happy trees in the...
02-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By mountaindave

I happen to have a computer with CD capability....

I happen to have a computer with CD capability. And as director of a vintage bike ride, I feel it my duty to research vintage bikes of all kinds - especially of the proletariat. PM incoming.
...
02-16-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 781,388
Posted By mountaindave

ďAnd now for something completely different...Ē

ďAnd now for something completely different...Ē
02-14-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By mountaindave

Cino MMXXI

August 28th and 29th, 2021.

Pencil it into your calendar. That's the date we have settled on this year for the Cino. If you are a Cino-phile, you will note that it is the weekend before Labor Day,...
02-12-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 474,433
Posted By mountaindave

Dude, I think you're missing some spokes up...

Dude, I think you're missing some spokes up front... :roflmao:
02-08-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,245
Posted By mountaindave

We may have legalized weed, but we havenít...

We may have legalized weed, but we havenít legalized that... thatís just wrong. Iíd never call anybody Lance.
02-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,245
Posted By mountaindave

In all these years, I canít believe I didnít...

In all these years, I canít believe I didnít think about putting scrap cable inside housing before I cut it... :foo:
02-08-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,712
Views: 335,683
Posted By mountaindave

You've got yourself a Raleigh-branded SunTour...

You've got yourself a Raleigh-branded SunTour Seven RD. See Disraeli Gears (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Raleigh_Seven_GT_derailleur.html) for some good info. You could go for just a plain...
02-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,245
Posted By mountaindave

It is, but that's just one of the very few...

It is, but that's just one of the very few benefits of living in an oddly progressive/libertarian state... but I digress. Permanent magnets (like steel tools that have acquired magnetism by being...
02-07-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,245
Posted By mountaindave

Too late: ...

Too late:
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Looks like a good way to keep fuzz out...
02-07-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,245
Posted By mountaindave

Have you tried dropping your tools on the shop...

Have you tried dropping your tools on the shop floor? No seriously. I wouldnít do it with a set of calipers, but certainly with wrenches or tweezers. At least tap them strongly against something. It...
02-05-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 474,433
Posted By mountaindave

And with a different fork!

And with a different fork!
02-04-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 74,160
Posted By mountaindave

You may have a mix of parts, but they are all...

You may have a mix of parts, but they are all high quality, especially these retrofriction shifters: arguably the best non-ratcheting friction shifters ever made. And there are a few tall boys around...
02-01-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,749
Posted By mountaindave

Dude! An expedition that would fit me!! :cry:

Dude! An expedition that would fit me!! :cry:
01-30-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,544
Posted By mountaindave

So many ways to skin a cat! :thumb:

So many ways to skin a cat! :thumb:
01-30-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,544
Posted By mountaindave

After buying a frame in your situation and then...

After buying a frame in your situation and then snapping off a new screw in the gunked-up hole, I now re-tap the hole before attempting to screw in an adjustment bolt. Got to use the cutting a slot...
01-29-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By mountaindave

When youíre not esoteric enough for an esoteric...

When youíre not esoteric enough for an esoteric group...
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01-29-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,653
Posted By mountaindave

Even the black sidewalls are awesome, and I...

Even the black sidewalls are awesome, and I typically default to gumwalls on vintage bikes. Sometimes you just gotta try something different to know if you like it or not. :thumb:
01-28-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,653
Posted By mountaindave

Man, that red head tube, decals and accents just...

Man, that red head tube, decals and accents just pop!!
01-24-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,740
Posted By mountaindave

Steely Dan - no qualifier necessary.

Steely Dan - no qualifier necessary.
01-24-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By mountaindave

This.

This.
Replies: 48
Views: 2,063
Posted By mountaindave

You got a beautiful stingray for under $30, Iíd...

You got a beautiful stingray for under $30, Iíd say you did well. But I would have kept the Marantz...
01-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By mountaindave

Especially if your frame is 60cm or larger... ...

Especially if your frame is 60cm or larger...

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01-23-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By mountaindave

Maybe your ad is slightly off? Try offering the...

Maybe your ad is slightly off? Try offering the spokes for sale and mention that they come with bonus 27Ē rims and helicomatic hub still attached. :thumb:

Thereí s gotta be some Trek purist out...
01-15-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3,712
Views: 335,683
Posted By mountaindave

Sunrace also happens to make some very reasonably...

Sunrace also happens to make some very reasonably priced 7s cassettes that work with Hyperglide - if they are available, given recent crazy supply lines. All their sprockets are separate too (no...
01-07-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-07-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By mountaindave

Less than an hour for the deal of the day!

Less than an hour for the deal of the day!
01-07-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 781,388
Posted By mountaindave

That is one sick Gitane with impressive...

That is one sick Gitane with impressive components - especially the Retrofriction DT shifters!
12-31-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

And Iíll bet you canít wait to get back on the...

And Iíll bet you canít wait to get back on the road again! :thumb:
12-27-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,204
Posted By mountaindave

Weight at the hub will only be noticed when...

Weight at the hub will only be noticed when carrying the bike up a fifth-floor walk up. A dead battery will be cursed all the way home.


What a silly question! :roflmao2:Actually, it should be...
12-27-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By mountaindave

I would love to find a large 950 - the last year...

I would love to find a large 950 - the last year of steel, even if OS, and lugs. Just a bomber frame set. And yours looks stunning!
12-23-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

I do love USA Treks. An Ď82 720 would be a worthy...

I do love USA Treks. An Ď82 720 would be a worthy addition to my collection. I could even ride a 24Ē.

This has been a fun thread, not your typical build recounting. I personally enjoy hearing...
12-23-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

I did :thumb: Reading deeper into the site, that...

I did :thumb: Reading deeper into the site, that 720 was in for repairs, it wasn't built that year. It looks like '84 was the last year the 720 was produced. I saw one or two more instances where...
12-22-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 148,171
Posted By mountaindave

I canít even... you must have been very good this...

I canít even... you must have been very good this year for Santa to lead you to a NOS XO.
12-22-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

I love it when a plan comes together! ...

I love it when a plan comes together!

According to the Trek database, only 250 were made in Ď85. I wonder how many are still in existence beyond yours.

Interesting geometry too, the angles...
12-20-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,147
Posted By mountaindave

Thereís a half step thread around there somewhere...

Thereís a half step thread around there somewhere - just too lazy to find it.

After many hours spent pouring over gain ratio charts (Iím obsessive and have a spreadsheet) I have found the ultimate...
12-20-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,176
Posted By mountaindave

I find your budgeting slightly amusing because I...

I find your budgeting slightly amusing because I use the purchase price to tell my wife what a deal I got on the most recent bike. However that is just the beginning of the total cost when I throw in...
12-17-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,425
Posted By mountaindave

Silver DA are still some of the sexiest...

Silver DA are still some of the sexiest components ever. I just canít get into this modern fixation with black components...

You have the rare and historically significant 7403 rear hub. The the...
12-13-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By mountaindave

As usual, Saint Sheldon comes through:...

As usual, Saint Sheldon comes through: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html#five
12-11-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,147
Posted By mountaindave

You have an adjustable chain line AT bottom...

You have an adjustable chain line AT bottom bracket. There is a thread somewhere on how to refurbish it, but for the life of me I canít find it. I got one with a used AT crankset, used it on my RT...
12-08-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,147
Posted By mountaindave

Love that drivetrain!

Love that drivetrain!
11-29-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By mountaindave

Many thanks, Matt! I am blessed to have such a...

Many thanks, Matt! I am blessed to have such a wonderful BF family. I am also blessed to have a wonderful wife and family who support my sometimes crazy bike habit. This was my birthday ride out in...
11-12-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,645
Posted By mountaindave

I am remiss for not having properly ascribed the...

I am remiss for not having properly ascribed the quote to Sarah Bentley, British cyclist. And I wasnít very good at properly quoting her - here it is: ďYou are one ride away from a good mood.Ē

I...
11-06-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By mountaindave

I have two of these Cannondale bags and I have...

I have two of these Cannondale bags and I have found that they work fine for light loads (no more than two pounds). But when I want to carry some more weight, like hydration fluids (beer), it can...
11-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By mountaindave

These might have evaporated if you mentioned the...

These might have evaporated if you mentioned the Mathauser Superbrakes in the title.
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