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09-30-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By alk

Thanks for the information. It appears there...

Thanks for the information.

It appears there is an ugly solution to the problem: the posts of modern threaded Kool stop pads fit perfectly into the opening when the washers and nuts are removed. ...
09-30-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By alk

So I got my hands on some Mafac Racer holders and...

So I got my hands on some Mafac Racer holders and turns out they don't fit. They're a little too large. Are there any other brakes that use similarly thin posts for their holders? Or is finding a...
09-26-13, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By alk

brake holders for dia-compe NGC 450

I just got my hands on a set of (apparently rare) Dia-Compe NGC 450 brakes, from a 1981 Univega Specialissima. Unfortunately they don't have the original holders and pads -- the owner used some...
07-18-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By alk

i see, being in the UK is a complication. this is...

i see, being in the UK is a complication. this is probably the best deal on a carbon cross fork in the US that i know of. don't know what nashbar's overseas charges are...
07-17-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By alk

not sure why this is in the cross forum. looks...

not sure why this is in the cross forum. looks like only one fork there that would be appropriate for cross, and it's not especially cheap or light
07-11-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By alk

i have one and like the frame, but i wasn't a fan...

i have one and like the frame, but i wasn't a fan of the fork -- brake shudder and my brake pads would not clear the fork legs, meaning i couldn't spread them enough to remove the front wheel without...
07-06-09, 06:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,976
Posted By alk

there's a hole at the dropouts, according to the...

there's a hole at the dropouts, according to the description and visible in the pictures. if you're referring to the fact that there's only one hole instead of two (for both fenders and a rack),...
07-05-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,976
Posted By alk

looks like a rack mount to me

looks like a rack mount to me
07-05-09, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,976
Posted By alk

whether or not it is a good question, this is...

whether or not it is a good question, this is probably the answer excluding custom frames
http://pedalforce.com/online/index.php?cPath=102175
07-04-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 33,526
Posted By alk

actually looking at the figure it seems to me...

actually looking at the figure it seems to me that the hutchinson would be the slowest.
04-15-08, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

team miyata pista, don't show up very often. i...

team miyata pista, don't show up very often. i like miyatas. this one's 62cm, too big....
04-14-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

for even shorter people...

for even shorter people (http://serotta.com/forum/showthread.php?t=44009)
03-27-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,657
Posted By alk

what tires?

what tires?
03-26-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By alk

calipers or cantis if the frame takes them. ...

calipers or cantis if the frame takes them. maybe a coaster in the rear.

bonechilling's right about there being comparable frames from the 1980s, though i like threadless and frames built for...
03-26-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By alk

yeah i know, see the second sentence of the...

yeah i know, see the second sentence of the original post. $100 might be optimistic for a nice 620 or 720 from the 1980s, they're kind of collectible. the miyata 1000s are always pretty sought after...
03-26-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By alk

forward-facing dropouts, rack & fender mounts

any frames besides these three that i am missing? aside from all the 80s frames that also fit the bill.

cross check (http://www.surlybikes.com/crosscheck.html)
salsa casseroll...
06-28-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By alk

no. neither of those have an integrated headset....

no. neither of those have an integrated headset. the mark v has a threadless headset, that generally would save you a bit of weight (not on the frame, but on the complete build due to a lighter...
06-10-07, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By alk

if you don't want a chris king, ritchey wcs...

if you don't want a chris king, ritchey wcs headsets are nearly as nice and much cheaper....
06-08-07, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 136,899
Posted By alk

have a new set of tektro 521ag standard reach...

have a new set of tektro 521ag standard reach calipers. also a 26.8mm sr four sir laprade fluted seatpost.

i want a nice silver quill stem, about 120mm. ideally a quill ttt mutant or the silver...
06-08-07, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

i have a new set of tektro 521ag standard reach...

i have a new set of tektro 521ag standard reach calipers. also a 26.8mm sr four sir laprade fluted seatpost.

i want a nice silver quill stem, about 120mm. not a track drop. ideally a quill ttt...
05-30-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

rodriguez frame with some unusual mavic...

rodriguez frame with some unusual mavic components. current price seems like a good deal....
05-28-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

want: 27.2 seatpost, silver have: 26.8 sr four...

want: 27.2 seatpost, silver
have: 26.8 sr four sir laprade fluted post
tektro 521ag brakeset, new (47-57mm)
05-22-07, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

that the purple frame from ebay? i might be...

that the purple frame from ebay? i might be interested.
05-20-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By alk

i can't find detailed geometry information on the...

i can't find detailed geometry information on the frame. can anyone measure the wheelbase and the height of the center of the bb from the floor?
05-08-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,909
Posted By alk

soma is also going to be introducing some more...

soma is also going to be introducing some more styles:
http://www.somafab.com/somanews.html
the one in the top right looks like the real old school bars you see on early 20th century path racers.
05-01-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,826
Posted By alk

i placed an order for some parts from first...

i placed an order for some parts from first flight bikes
http://www.firstflightbikes.com/frames/VintPart.htm

they have white nylon christophe straps at 3 pairs for $12, you can still buy them. i...
04-30-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 87,670
Posted By alk

all I really need at this point is a rear nutted...

all I really need at this point is a rear nutted (or front recessed) brake caliper that I can adjust between the range of 53 and 57mm.
04-26-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

track tandem ...

track tandem
http://cgi.ebay.com/Tandem-Antique-Track-Cleveland_W0QQitemZ200103642863QQihZ010QQcategoryZ420QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
04-25-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

that's cool. i actually live about an hour and a...

that's cool. i actually live about an hour and a half away so i could probably pick it up if i won the auction. though i expect it will probably skyrocket out of my price range at the last minute. ...
04-25-07, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

little late as it ends in 2-3 hours. i'm...

little late as it ends in 2-3 hours. i'm planning on bidding on this one so dibs.
04-24-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By alk

there are a few clincher models that show up from...

there are a few clincher models that show up from time to time on ebay. check the completed listings for "araya clincher" and you will find a couple auctions for 20A and CT19N rims.
04-24-07, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By alk

araya tubulars would be the way to go. ...

araya tubulars would be the way to go. yellowjersey sells aero 4 tubulars for $100 each (ouch).

i have a set of superbe pro 28h hubs laced to aero 4 tubulars that would be period correct if you...
04-22-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,152
Posted By alk

i was going to recommend that fork, good deal at...

i was going to recommend that fork, good deal at $57. but if it's threaded for 75mm of 250mm, he only has 175mm or 6.89" of usable steerer if he wants to run it threadless. if he needs 7" then he's...
04-20-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

need: 46t or so chainring, 144bcd, 1/8" and...

need:
46t or so chainring, 144bcd, 1/8" and some chainring bolts
nutted rear brake with reach of 55-60mm
stuff below gone

have:
nitto adb x bars and matching crystemblue stem, no sticker. ...
04-17-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

i like criterium bend bars. i'm putting an older...

i like criterium bend bars. i'm putting an older set of competiziones on my build. these ones have an interesting color....
04-16-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

i know benotto, maybe sometimes de rosa, had...

i know benotto, maybe sometimes de rosa, had heart-shaped bb cutouts. don't know about cinelli. and cinelli stamped bbs were used on all sorts of bikes.
04-14-07, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,111
Posted By alk

i had this same issue with a miyata (the same...

i had this same issue with a miyata (the same company that produced univegas). i took an m6 nut and filed it down.
04-13-07, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

have: nitto adb x bars and crystemblue stem,...

have:
nitto adb x bars and crystemblue stem, discussed earlier
a lot of superbe pro road stuff

want:
46t 144bcd 1/8" chainring
165mm left crankarm with ISO square taper interface. i have an...
04-13-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 87,670
Posted By alk

if anyone has an extra 165mm ISO square taper...

if anyone has an extra 165mm ISO square taper left crank arm lying around, let me know.
edit: could also use a nutted rear brake with a longer reach, say adjustable in the range of 55-60mm. would...
04-08-07, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,284,086
Posted By alk

not unless he's running left-handed cranks.

not unless he's running left-handed cranks.
04-07-07, 10:43 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,284,086
Posted By alk

steep? yeah, the angle looks about the same. ...

steep? yeah, the angle looks about the same. mine's got a shorter stem length though.
04-07-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,284,086
Posted By alk

huh. i have a set i got off an old mystery frame...

huh. i have a set i got off an old mystery frame i bought for parts. and the matching crystemblue stem. stickers removed, you can see them beginning to peel in doshkel's photo. see the trade...
04-07-07, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

have: some old superbe pro downtube shifters,...

have:
some old superbe pro downtube shifters, as well as suntour symmetric center mount shifters
a set of nitto adb x bars and matching crystemblue stem. stickers removed, need to be cleaned up,...
03-31-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By alk

old BSA headset on super elliott frame

i have an old super elliott track frame from the 60s or so with a BSA headset. the headset is unusual in that it consists of races that simply sit in the two ends of the head tube, which are flared...
03-28-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 136,899
Posted By alk

need for a path racer-style buildup: 45t or so...

need for a path racer-style buildup:
45t or so 144bcd track chainring for 1/8" chain
26.8mm seatpost, silver
a bar/stem combo that would be appropriate: i'm open to suggestions, an old set of road...
03-28-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,188
Posted By alk

want for my first build: 45t or so 1/8" 144bcd...

want for my first build:
45t or so 1/8" 144bcd ring
superbe pro 165mm left, non-drive-side crankarm
old set of road bars with stem
26.8mm seatpost, silver

have:
14t 1/8" DA cog NJS
some...
01-29-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 136,899
Posted By alk

might try these. ...

might try these.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sutour-Superbe-High-Flange-hubset_W0QQitemZ230085551639QQihZ013QQcategoryZ36144QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
01-29-07, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 291,558
Posted By alk

that's a nice frame. dibs...

that's a nice frame. dibs...
01-25-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By alk

superbe pro would look good on that frame despite...

superbe pro would look good on that frame despite being 5-10 years more modern for the non-indexed group, 10-15 for indexed. this assumes that the frame is from the late 70s as was advertised, i...
01-24-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 410,467
Posted By alk

few things on ebay. i don't know much about...

few things on ebay.

i don't know much about mercier but this looks like it might be nice:...
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