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09-13-21, 08:05 PM
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Posted By wundermary

I wear a pair of regular dark scrips. I've been...

I wear a pair of regular dark scrips. I've been wearing scrip shades for 40+ years and I always get grey 80% dark with polarized lenses, because I like that Ray Charles look lol I'm nearsighted to...
09-12-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Thanks Will! I'm still fiddling with it. It's got...

Thanks Will! I'm still fiddling with it. It's got a toe trap on one pedal I haven't been able to get off, I've got a pair of water bottle holders on it now, and I'm going to drop the seat and bar...
09-11-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

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I cleaned and lubed the front derailleur, took a magic eraser to it, gave...
08-05-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Thank you for all responses. I've been working...

Thank you for all responses. I've been working crazy hours and haven't had time to mess with this bike, but I will soon. My 30 day return time ended yesterday.

The sale of the other Technium I...
07-27-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

lol noted.

lol noted.
07-27-21, 12:55 PM
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Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Also hugely helpful! Thank you!

Also hugely helpful! Thank you!
07-26-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Dang Shannon, that's hugely helpful. Do you have...

Dang Shannon, that's hugely helpful. Do you have any suggestions for a good book or video(s) you have found particularly helpful?
07-24-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

100%! This is exactly how I feel about it. Have...

100%! This is exactly how I feel about it.
Have you done bearings? I was thinking that I'd want that done too, but was wondering if I should attempt it myself. Are there torque specs?
07-24-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

I agree with you, up to a point. The bike has not...

I agree with you, up to a point. The bike has not been pampered. It looked like they'd repeatedly oiled the chain with motor oil. There was dried caked greasy dirt on the chain and up to 3/8" thick...
07-24-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Those sharp edges on the cable fixing nut and...

Those sharp edges on the cable fixing nut and washer are okay? Yikes, I thought that was doing some severing. Huh.

I've let the seller know I'm going to hold onto the bike for another week....
07-23-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Thanks! I figured that's where this was headed....

Thanks! I figured that's where this was headed. Getting poked is no fun:/
It's interesting that this is normal for the chain rings. I thought they looked pretty rough.
07-23-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

I've got approximately 50% of the cable left....

I've got approximately 50% of the cable left. It's been badly damaged from pulling out. I'm a little nervous it's going to rip out and stab me while I'm messing with it👀

I think I need to know...
07-23-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

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Outermost ring; the shorter teeth are oriented 180 from each other....
07-23-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

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Hi Shannon, I noticed this while noodling with the derailleur. The lower...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-23-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 113,420
Posted By wundermary

Hello from the La Crosse, WI region.

Hello from the La Crosse, WI region.
07-23-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Judging by the rust, it appears that the tubing...

Judging by the rust, it appears that the tubing on the rear triangle is steel. Anodized sounds great!
07-23-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

The bike in your photo is the one I have. I wish...

The bike in your photo is the one I have. I wish it were prettier but it's scraped and nicked. I have to admit that has a certain appeal, as I don't have to worry about it getting bumped. It has the...
07-23-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Ah, the internets! The fits were defined as...

Ah, the internets! The fits were defined as Competitive, Eddy and French. The descriptions all related to the relationship between the seat and handlebar heights. I chose French because I like the...
07-23-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Okay, this is intriguing. I wouldn't say twisted....

Okay, this is intriguing. I wouldn't say twisted. Definitely shorter and flattened/blunt. What sort of interval? I definitely need to know more about this.

Here's a shot of a portion of the front...
07-23-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

No stand, I'll have to flip it over on some...

No stand, I'll have to flip it over on some cardboard. Not ideal but it's what I have. How do I unhook the cable at the shifter? The shifter for the rear derailleur clicks in position. The front does...
07-22-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Thank you for the support, it's definitely...

Thank you for the support, it's definitely appreciated! And thank you for posting the catalog. I'm questioning if the bike is a '90 or '91. Another commentator posted a link to another forum post for...
07-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Thanks all! I'm currently working evenings. I...

Thanks all! I'm currently working evenings. I won't be able to respond until tomorrow. I do appreciate the input and I will follow thru...
07-21-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

Yes, same model, right down to the colors! This...

Yes, same model, right down to the colors! This frame appears taller, the head tube on mine measures 2.75".
Forum: Introductions
07-21-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By wundermary

Thank you! This region does have hills:) I...

Thank you!
This region does have hills:)
I just posted on the Technium in the C&V forum and those front sprockets are one of the things I'm fishing for feedback on:) I'd be very happy if you'd have...
07-21-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,176
Posted By wundermary

1991 Raleigh Technium Olympian; looking for feedback.

I've purchased a 1991 Technium Olympian. It appears to be all original, has had heavy use and it shows. I got it for $60.00, with a 30 day money back (21 days of which is left), if I decide not to...
Forum: Introductions
07-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By wundermary

Thank you TRR! I do need to get lights and...

Thank you TRR! I do need to get lights and reflectors. Do you have a particular light you would recommend?
Forum: Introductions
07-20-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By wundermary

Thanks NextDIY!

Thanks NextDIY!
Forum: Introductions
07-19-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By wundermary

Greetings from the Driftless Region

Hello all,
I'm Mary and I live in the Driftless region of the Midwest, USA. I've been riding recreationally for the better part of my life. I've mostly had British 3 speeds, although I am currently...
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