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10-09-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Nu2Miele

parallel to the ground?

parallel? fFrom the pic it looks like the bottom flats are i line with the top of your rear wheel, which is the way I set my road bikes up. Not 60 yet, but 55.
10-09-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,367
Posted By Nu2Miele

great old stereo equipment. Another passion of...

great old stereo equipment. Another passion of mine...
10-04-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Nu2Miele

Bridgestone Supercycle bikes

My brother had one. Seemed decent enough, even then had moustache handle bars or similar, can't recall the components, but it was lugged from about 1975. An old friend has a Bridgestone -Supercycle...
10-04-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Nu2Miele

Use cantilever brakes on a Bridgestone

Why not use cantilevers on a Bridgestone? Forget about linear pulls or V-brakes. Properly setup cantis can provide the same if not more braking, based on the size of pads, and how low you set the...
10-03-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,941
Posted By Nu2Miele

Another odd ball Squadra?

Hi all.

A friend sold me a "pink" Bianchi that looks like the bike pic at or near the beginning of this thread. It has plastic (or painted aluminium?) brake levers with adjusters that poke through...
09-13-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 52,445
Views: 7,077,447
Posted By Nu2Miele

Of course there's only one way to spell colour. ...

Of course there's only one way to spell colour.

Americans seem never to understand that. same with labour, neighbour, etc. or centre..
09-13-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By Nu2Miele

The bike looks pretty nice.

HI. No expert on restoring, but everything can be overcome:


But as long as you have access, who cares? Worst case scenario is to drill them out from front or back and use a set of "easy outs" or...
09-13-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,847
Posted By Nu2Miele

Not the best, but favourite...

Hi, I'll scare up a few photos but it depends on my mood. My daily scoot is a beat Kuwahara Cascade (DX equipped) mountain bike. I can just get on it and ride. Hmmm., favourite tt? Depends on my...
09-07-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Nu2Miele

Miyata Alumitech Trailrunner (1989-1992) INFO?

Hi all. The last new thread I posted regarding a Fuji bike ended being a no go in getting it. A friend offered me a fugly POS that upon closer exam looks to be a 1989-1992 Miyata alumitech...
08-29-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By Nu2Miele

hi guys, re: brake feel and stopping power.

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Hi all. The pads can be adjusted so that they are not far from the...
08-27-19, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Nu2Miele

Campy components?

Go to the original posting. Pretty much all Campy.
08-21-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By Nu2Miele

Brown and Honey...

Brown and Honey? On these 2 bikes it looks good. For everyone, if looking for what looks good consider the colour wheel. Contrasting and complimentary colours generally look best unless the bike is a...
08-16-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Nu2Miele

Unsticking seatposts.

HI. Yes, removing stuck seat-posts can be so difficult. Even cranks that have been seized to (last one I had to remove required me damaging the chain-rings, and using a harmonic balancer pulley...
08-15-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Nu2Miele

Tandem age.

HI. I have an '88 Montare XT with similar colouring and decals but it has a U brake mounted under the chain stays. Seems the bike pictured is a 1990 or so. If anywhere reasonable in price, probably a...
08-15-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,615
Posted By Nu2Miele

an Original

Hi. I still have, use and love my Retrotec Cooltool.
...
08-15-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,505
Posted By Nu2Miele

Randy, just recover it. Isn't that a Selle Italia?

Randy, just recover it. Isn't that a Selle Italia?
08-15-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,505
Posted By Nu2Miele

if interested in a nice, big Bianchi campione...

if interested in a nice, big Bianchi campione d'Italia...PM me
08-12-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 981
Posted By Nu2Miele

For gonango

I'll gladly trade you a TR6 for a bicycle tomorrow ;)
08-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,020,241
Posted By Nu2Miele

is that a lime green Davidson?

Hi all,

Is the lime green bike a Davidson? I can't make out what it is.

I have a street steed built up from a 88 Fisher Montare (under stay U brake), XT derailleurs , Bontrager BC-X rims (26"),...
08-10-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,985
Posted By Nu2Miele

why only hatchbacks?

Hi. I have a Jetta/Bora 4dr. Flip down seats as per a Golf. A couple of bikes can easily fit in there, have to remove the front wherls, but not impossible.
08-07-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By Nu2Miele

42 yo you vs. 10 yo you.

Hi. I get the need for "nicer" things as we age. The accushift shifters are good, as are the rest of the components that I can see. As far as making it "nicer", I would take everything off of the...
08-06-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,595
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. If full LX then a RH comp?

Hi. If full LX then a RH comp?
07-30-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,114
Posted By Nu2Miele

Spinner Fork, this one aka KONA P2

This Fork is a KONA P2
07-13-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By Nu2Miele

HI, I've done a little upholstery in the...

HI,

I've done a little upholstery in the past. One thing you could do is to use rubber cement and secure some thin leather to the brake lever "housing". Pull them tight. wet it if need be. Once...
07-12-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,832
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. When I was in grade 2 we moved a half...

Hi.

When I was in grade 2 we moved a half block away from Cap's Cycles in New Westminster B.C. (one of the largest bicycle shops in Canada at the time). The shop is still there (established in...
07-08-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi. I am not going to try to argue the...

Hi.

I am not going to try to argue the merits of one bike (model and brand) vs. another. I know that the Miyatas, even if called a touring bike were more "sporting" compared to others from some...
07-07-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,328
Posted By Nu2Miele

Simply beautuful!

This is such a beautiful build. I'd be proud to own and ride it. Not cheap, but a a very beautiful bike and lots of great selections for components. And it just looks "right".
07-07-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By Nu2Miele

Best?

Hi.

not an expert, but the 61X are fine touring bikes. But even they are becoming a little rare these days. If you find a good one don't be afraid of it vs a 1000.
07-07-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,620
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi, for reference I am currently a "baby'...

Hi,

for reference I am currently a "baby' Clyde: 5'9", 195-200 lbs.



True. But look at the Rivendell as an example of a robustly built frame, with somewhat "slack" geometry that is intended...
07-07-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By Nu2Miele

HI, sorry for my tardiness but my notifications...

HI, sorry for my tardiness but my notifications had been turned "off". Yes the old El Capitan must have been from the late 1980's or early 1990's. It had pink lettering and the infamous "smoke"...
07-03-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,282
Posted By Nu2Miele

a good bike...

Hi,

I think your Miyata is just fine. it will look better when you clean everything completely and learn some bicycle mechanics. Bicycle Co-ops often have repair classes for not much money. I...
07-03-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By Nu2Miele

hey Newbie..

First of all, glad you survived. 2nd, follow your doc's guidance strictly. As in exercise as per his instructions, and no more.

If the Tassajara fits and is comfortable, I'll second the idea of...
06-29-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,620
Posted By Nu2Miele

Tough new bikes on the cheap for all riders.

Hi all.
To me there is but one logical choice that will be suitable for Clydes... Rivendell.

I am not affiliated in any way. I just think that Grant Pedersen's bikes have s big enough variance...
06-29-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By Nu2Miele

Yokota bicycle information.

Hi, I have an old Yokota El Capitan in my garage (way to small for me, Rapidfire shifters, mainly DX group), but also have access to an old Granite Peak. Is the Granite Peak essentially the same...
05-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,606,902
Posted By Nu2Miele

Great bike (any Fat Chance), very rare in...

Great bike (any Fat Chance), very rare in Canada...bike..
05-20-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,606,902
Posted By Nu2Miele

Very nice and way good deal. Yes The Apex was...

Very nice and way good deal. Yes The Apex was agreat bike.
05-20-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,723
Views: 1,606,902
Posted By Nu2Miele

A think of beauty ('86 High Sierra)! Love the...

A think of beauty ('86 High Sierra)! Love the roller cam brakes.
05-07-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi, the offer is great, but I'd end up with what...

Hi, the offer is great, but I'd end up with what I've got...
Was looking for something a little nicer, without spending a bunch. I can't believe no shops where I live have any!

Thanks for the...
05-05-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi Randy, both are similar to what I've...

Hi Randy,

both are similar to what I've seen. Thankfully a friend gave me an old Minoura. Love the dishing tool.
05-05-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By Nu2Miele

hi. Haven't made one, but there are plans out...

hi. Haven't made one, but there are plans out there. You can use old forks as The basis for one though. get a straight hi-ten throw away MTB, 700 C, 27", and whatever you work on but they need to...
05-05-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Nu2Miele

hi. Our local shops don't even keep used bikes....

hi. Our local shops don't even keep used bikes. They bin them if beyond repair and do not take trade ins as too much of their $$$s were tied up in used inventory. Maybe a few forks are around. I'd...
05-04-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Nu2Miele

Decent steel forks for old Fuji DelRey

Hi all.

I've stumbled across an old Fuji DelRey in very nice condition at a price I can afford. It appears to be a 1983 or 1984 (apparently 1983 had forks that had the legs' lower half chromed,...
04-23-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Nu2Miele

certainly no expert...

...and not even going to try to identify it, BUT campy dropouts are a hint..
01-03-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,747
Posted By Nu2Miele

Small acts...

Just thought I'd add a comment:

as human beings, shouldn't we strive to be better? Small acts can have a significant effect on so many. Recently a fb friend posted what one of her friends (IRL),...
01-02-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 29,747
Posted By Nu2Miele

Hi all... Just saying although I've never...

Hi all...
Just saying although I've never bought a thing from Rivendell, I've always wanted to and promote them as much as possible. I was a Bridgestone owner (technically still am, but gave my...
12-23-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By Nu2Miele

My N=27

I figure I could have one of whatever i want with an N=27. Maybe a few less, maybe a few more. But in neighbourhood of 27.
12-23-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,669
Posted By Nu2Miele

hi, use a fabric measuring tape

Measure the circumfrence if possible, or use a thread to measure the opening, then measure the thread. I can use a caliper on my laye 80's early 90's 950. As above just divide the circumfrence by pu...
12-15-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,766
Posted By Nu2Miele

Lethbridge does have a pretty significant BMX...

Lethbridge does have a pretty significant BMX community, but the cycling community in general is airly active. I agree there are some great bikes available here at reasonable prices, you just have to...
12-14-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,156
Posted By Nu2Miele

C&V forum

Hi guys (and gals too),
I must say that even though I've been a member for some time, I have't posted much. BUT I've felt compelled to comment here. I have had nothing but good feedback and great...
12-13-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,766
Posted By Nu2Miele

In Lethbridge...

I'm from Lethbridge. There is a pretty good cyclist community here. Most bike shops here don't take trades anymore so there are quite a few bikes out there with little to no value. I paid CAD $60 (as...
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