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10-17-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By canopus

This just popped on Craigslist last night: ...

This just popped on Craigslist last night:
https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/houston-rare-lemond-poprad-disc-gravel/7001228404.html
09-25-18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,732
Posted By canopus

If your having that many problems ask them to use...

If your having that many problems ask them to use a tension meter on the spokes, different size spoke require different tension but each sides spokes should be relatively close to the same tension. ...
10-13-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,859
Posted By canopus

:roflmao2:LMAO:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:LMAO:roflmao2:
10-13-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,859
Posted By canopus

That's a lot of hard work suggestions for what is...

That's a lot of hard work suggestions for what is essentially a crappy hub, no offense to suzue. No epoxy is going to hold it. Is it usable? Sure for a while. Question, Why would you go with...
10-13-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By canopus

So it wont make the noise all the time but only...

So it wont make the noise all the time but only when force is applied? Is it one "clink" per revolution? Is it a clink or a thunk?
I've found that one clink per revolution is usually something...
10-03-17, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By canopus

If the pending fails I might be interested.

If the pending fails I might be interested.
05-21-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By canopus

If I had the bank for it I would be all over...

If I had the bank for it I would be all over this. I would still try to deal with you but it is a good price. I think classic treks have taken a little bit of a dive lately for some reason.
04-30-17, 02:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By canopus

I want, I want, I want...

I want, I want, I want...
02-05-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By canopus

I loved it back in the day. It took maybe 30...

I loved it back in the day. It took maybe 30 seconds to provide a service to a customer (we usually did it for free on the bike) that would remember you when it came time to replace the rim or...
10-12-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By canopus

Facilitator needed - Monroe Connecticut

Looking for someone in the Monroe, Connecticut area that can help pick up and ship a bike.
10-12-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 159,738
Posted By canopus

Looking for someone in the Monroe, Connecticut...

Looking for someone in the Monroe, Connecticut area that can help pick up and ship a bike.
10-09-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By canopus

WTB: Not quite C&V.. Bendix 76 coaster hubs

All, I am looking to finish up a couple of my youth builds and need some complete Bendix 76 hubs to do it. I know they aren't quite C&V but you guys have alot of collections of older bikes and I am...
09-17-15, 05:24 PM
08-07-15, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By canopus

Instead of booting it with money go to the post...

Instead of booting it with money go to the post office and get one of their free postage fiber envelopes and boot it with that. I cut up a few and keep in my patch kit also.
08-06-15, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By canopus

Just replacing the crank set you should be fine....

Just replacing the crank set you should be fine. The ft derailleur may shift a slushy and you may have to work on it but I don't see a problem.
08-05-15, 03:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,967
Posted By canopus

I stopped and helped a fellow rider in the MS150...

I stopped and helped a fellow rider in the MS150 many moons ago. The sag wagon wasn't anywhere to be found. So I changed the tube and started pumping with my 30yr old Zefal HP. The girl was worried...
07-31-15, 04:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,772
Posted By canopus

So just MHO, but everything affects a wheels...

So just MHO, but everything affects a wheels lateral tension. From hub diameter, spoke tension, spoke thickness, and rim design. Most of my experience comes from BMX wheels. So back in the 80's I...
07-31-15, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By canopus

So the only difference between the 1983 and the...

So the only difference between the 1983 and the 1981 and previous were the chainstay lengths. The 1983 was 43.0cm and the 1981 was 43.5cm. The 1982's were 44cm. I have a 1979 I just received...
07-28-15, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By canopus

If it was aluminum it was probably from a race...

If it was aluminum it was probably from a race bike in the 80's. The only reason to use them was weight. DK stems on 1980's BMX bike came with aluminum expander bolts for the race bikes back then. ...
07-28-15, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By canopus

Not all derailleurs had barrel adjusters. and...

Not all derailleurs had barrel adjusters. and this one doesn't. The trick is to stretch the cable first, then get the stops adjusted, then pull the cable taught with a third hand tool to the point...
07-28-15, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,916
Posted By canopus

It used to, well maybe without the welding...

It used to, well maybe without the welding portion of it. That I used to sub out. Then the lawyers graduated by the thousands....
07-16-15, 03:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,451
Posted By canopus

Ok, I'll bite. PM Sent.

Ok, I'll bite. PM Sent.
10-01-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,230
Posted By canopus

Modolo Professionals....'nuf said. But no...

Modolo Professionals....'nuf said.

But no matter what I did to brakes then or now, I always pop on some Scott Mathauser pads.
09-21-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By canopus

Elation and that pit in your stomach when you know you spent to much.

I always told myself I didn't want to spend that much on a bag. But looking at the Trek and the rack, and my old bag I knew I needed a new one. I've always like the Acorn bags but never wanted to...
09-21-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,583
Posted By canopus

When your in your early 20's, 5'8" - 5"10", 125#...

When your in your early 20's, 5'8" - 5"10", 125# soaking wet, and 4% body fat, how wide a bar do you really need?
08-10-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52,445
Views: 7,077,614
Posted By canopus

If I was in Boulder... ...

If I was in Boulder...

http://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/3988336545.html

Vintage touring bike - $350 (Boulder) ...
08-08-13, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By canopus

Finally some progress

Ok so its taken a long time...This first picture is progress from last week. The frame has been cleaned, the seat tube has been honed, the frame prepped with framesaver, polished and waxed. Not that...
07-28-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,200
Posted By canopus

Looking for 1 or 2 downtube shifter clamps, std...

Looking for 1 or 2 downtube shifter clamps, std 28.6 diameter, with the flats on them but not any pressed on stops. I need to use them for regular downtube shifters. The only thing I've found are...
07-26-13, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,319
Posted By canopus

Exustar SRT707 touring shoes, sadly the 48's are...

Exustar SRT707 touring shoes, sadly the 48's are to big so they have to go back or get sold...
I can't find anything in stock in a style(i.e. Old) I like that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
07-21-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,692
Posted By canopus

I decided last year to expand the closet in my...

I decided last year to expand the closet in my office/shop last year and it's finally at a point where it looks ok... It's a bear getting older, the motivation part just isn't there, but I finally...
07-10-13, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17,879
Views: 2,804,102
Posted By canopus

What am I missing with this ad.....

I like old bikes to but not for more than my first two houses combined. Yeah it's got some nice for the day components but sheesh...
What am I missing?
...
07-05-13, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,200
Posted By canopus

ISO: Campagnolo Veloce 110BCD compact crank/arms,...

ISO: Campagnolo Veloce 110BCD compact crank/arms, silver, circa 2006 or so in 170mm. Good condition.

Trade: Same, New arms in 172.5. Or have Veloce Triple in 170mm, used or new
07-04-13, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 488,484
Posted By canopus

It's ok, I found an '84 22.5" 720 to replace...

It's ok, I found an '84 22.5" 720 to replace it.
06-03-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By canopus

Yep done this many. Times on my shoes and wife's...

Yep done this many. Times on my shoes and wife's purses that she wanted a different color. You may get some color wash for a while though.
05-22-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,319
Posted By canopus

I was interested in one of these, not that we...

I was interested in one of these, not that we have a lot of hills but just for fun. But then I got to thinking that with the bike bouncing around,especially if your standing, how would the bubble...
05-17-13, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,319
Posted By canopus

This was a little more for the week... ...

This was a little more for the week...

Campagnolo seat bolts
Campagnolo Veloce chain
Campagnolo Shield Hoods
Campagnolo Centaur Med Rear Derailleur
Suntour XC Front Derailleur (28.6 clamp)...
05-11-13, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By canopus

Yeah, I've got a Trek 710 and a 610 I'm going to...

Yeah, I've got a Trek 710 and a 610 I'm going to do the same thing to and they have the clamp similar to yours, the difference being that my clamp doesn't have the cable guide/stop that yours does.
05-10-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By canopus

Done, but you don't mix parts. Just get a set of...

Done, but you don't mix parts. Just get a set of stops from the later downtube friction levers such as the triomphe (if you want) and use the entire mechanism from the Bar end.

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Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By canopus

I paid about that after shipping mine that was in...

I paid about that after shipping mine that was in rough shape and I knew I overpaid. I didn't get it to flip though, I got it to ride. Even then, still seems a high to me unless you just really...
04-05-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
Posted By canopus

What is the 84? I've got an 84 610 I'm going to...

What is the 84? I've got an 84 610 I'm going to be torching on eventually to repair similar issues.
03-29-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,074
Posted By canopus

Get a Hone that will fit the seat tube, I think...

Get a Hone that will fit the seat tube, I think it will be an 1 1/8" probably a 220 grit will work, and use that with a drill/oil to smooth and clean the seat tube. It keeps you from scratching the...
03-29-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,319
Posted By canopus

Actually yesterday but... An '81 Trek 610, ...

Actually yesterday but... An '81 Trek 610,

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01-08-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,283
Posted By canopus

I wish I could get wider on mine. I'm afraid my...

I wish I could get wider on mine. I'm afraid my 32's barely squeak in the rear triangle already on my ST400.
12-15-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,319
Posted By canopus

I finally talked myself into a BB facer and then...

I finally talked myself into a BB facer and then they ran a sale on the shimano pedals... I am now in search of some Vittoria '76's in a 46 so I can dump the Looks. The campy tool is for the one set...
12-14-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,427
Posted By canopus

rhm got where my mind was going... That...

rhm got where my mind was going... That electronic shifting will become important when it is setup to shift the rider automatically according their fitness level and course variables. When that...
12-10-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52,445
Views: 7,077,614
Posted By canopus

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/3459872621.h...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/3459872621.html

Park TS-2 Truing stand, TSB-2 Base & TM-1 Tension Meter - $100 (Norcross) Date: 2012-12-06, 2:01PM EST
...
12-04-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,530
Posted By canopus

The first set of wheels I built, I built 32/36...

The first set of wheels I built, I built 32/36 with some Mavic A719. Beefy...
I've since moved to Open Pros, I like welded wheels rather than crimped (old habits die hard), but most of my wheel...
11-17-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By canopus

It's more of a sport touring frame. They didn't...

It's more of a sport touring frame. They didn't really have those designations back then but it has a longer wheelbase than their Pro frames of the time.
11-17-12, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,842
Posted By canopus

The 1981 Trek 710 Project

So I've been acquiring a lot of Treks lately cause I like them but each has become a project bike, mostly for paint ('84 Trek 760), some for frame work ('84 Trek 610) and one was just to small ('85...
11-16-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 488,484
Posted By canopus

Ok, I'll try this on a long shot. I'm really...

Ok, I'll try this on a long shot. I'm really looking for the same frame, just a size larger.
A 1985 Trek 620, 21" (~54cm). Looking for the same in the 22 1/2" frame.
Serial#157820
Built in '84...
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