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07-18-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,091
Posted By himespau

Silver chain with Chain-L No. 9.

Silver chain with Chain-L No. 9.
05-12-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,251
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If one thinks that long term durability is a...

If one thinks that long term durability is a primary goal of the current bike industry I would say you're missing why they are in business.

If one thinks their past experiences will dictate how...
05-11-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) MIYATA 210

From Bicycle Guide, Mar 1986.
...
05-11-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By smd4

In the picture above, you've got to deflate the...

In the picture above, you've got to deflate the tire completely. When you do this, you should be able to rotate the tire and tube around the rim fairly easily. Once you can do this, squeeze the tire...
04-23-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 918
Posted By BobbyG

I had this problem with my 1984 Nishiki...

I had this problem with my 1984 Nishiki International. Under load the thin chain stays (and seat stays) tend to flex. Then the axle broke. I was unaware of it at first, but the wheel seemed to...
04-14-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,579
Posted By flangehead

Pop rivets

Since I have a supply of these in aluminum, I’ve used them. The solid actuating pin slides off. IIRC 3/32 but measure, my memory is fading fast.
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04-07-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By etherhuffer

Also, if you find a tool, put it in a vise and...

Also, if you find a tool, put it in a vise and set the wheel on top of it. You can press down and prevent tool slippage. And, you get better leverage by turning the wheel instead of the tool.
04-03-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By cxwrench

The 'wheel' does not need to have a tire and tube...

The 'wheel' does not need to have a tire and tube to be called a wheel. It's the rim (rarely steel, nearly always aluminum or carbon) spokes/nipples and hub. The 'rim' is ONLY the hoop, nothing else....
03-25-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,129
Posted By uncle uncle

Buy a six pack of your favorite beer. Drink one...

Buy a six pack of your favorite beer. Drink one while you contemplate your life, or bicycle, or crypto currency, etc. Once empty, cut from the can a rectangle the length of the circumference of your...
03-13-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By mediablasters

I have no clue on generation but can look for any...

I have no clue on generation but can look for any identifiers on it. It is STI and Indexed.

john
03-13-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By Prowler

PRO TIP: never actually discard any parts until...

PRO TIP: never actually discard any parts until the new stuff has arrived, been installed and test ridden. The old stuff does not take up much room and can be very helpful.

Pro tip 2: do not...
03-12-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Sure sounds like there's a lot of grit still...

Sure sounds like there's a lot of grit still inside. I have little experience w/ ultrasonic cleaners but I winder how well they flush out grime from inside VS just loosen it up. If the shop has a...
03-12-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,560
Posted By big chainring

If the chrome is bad on the pivot bolts I often...

If the chrome is bad on the pivot bolts I often paint them to match the bike. Weinmanns in this case.
...
03-11-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By Road Fan

I can't say about whether the front or rear...

I can't say about whether the front or rear allows more clearance. But if you have a set of wheels, pop them on the frame and measure the distance from the brake track to the brake caliper hole, or...
03-11-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By BFisher

Yep. I've had several '70s road bikes that came...

Yep. I've had several '70s road bikes that came with a Weinmann 610/750 combo. I think the longer reach is usually the rear.
01-20-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,392
Posted By genejockey

Looks like it's a 1980.

Looks like it's a 1980.
01-20-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,392
Posted By squirtdad

again like my SR semi pro... :) and I am sure...

again like my SR semi pro... :) and I am sure you know this is a 2 chainwhip removal, as the small cog screws on to hole the rest..... another indicator of hi mid level bike in my mind
01-18-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,392
Posted By clubman

Alright, a free Japanese Lotus from the...

Alright, a free Japanese Lotus from the 80's...nice. I like how clean that dropout is on what's likely a lower model.

It's probably a great ride and your daughter should love it. Good for her for...
09-01-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By 70sSanO

Always thought a 1x3 would be cool if you could...

Always thought a 1x3 would be cool if you could set the RD limit screws that close. 38t/40t chainring with a 13-21-30.

John
08-02-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,293
Posted By CliffordK

I've had laces before going clipless (which was a...

I've had laces before going clipless (which was a recent conversion a few years ago).

I found the laces on casual shoes always a pain that they inevitably got tangled in the pedals. Although,...
06-25-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By mikem1alt

the tube sits over the rim by about 4mm so cross...

the tube sits over the rim by about 4mm so cross diameter, and there is quite a bit of slack all the way around so the tube does not sit flush in the wheel
05-05-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,102
Posted By jamesdak

Well I'm chime in since this has been revived and...

Well I'm chime in since this has been revived and is actual pertinent to my latest bike purchase. Adding a dutch made Azor bike to my stable for utility use and such. It comes with the frame lock...
12-25-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,326
Posted By Dylansbob

A little lead dust is nothing.....

Try growing up with well water in the middle of farm country. So many pesticides/herbicides in my drinking water for the first 19yrs of my life. Of the 8 kids in my neighborhood, there were 4...
09-25-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,098
Posted By ryansu

Araya was standard equipment on Road and Mountain...

Araya was standard equipment on Road and Mountain bikes in the 70s and 80s I have always found them sturdy and dependable.
07-20-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By mr_bill

FWIW, pothole != off road. But even off...

FWIW, pothole != off road.

But even off road, I’d prefer to learn from the rider who DIDN’T crash into a Saguaro. More than once.

-mr. bill
02-19-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By Sandstrom

Dubbin should be great for it and it shouldn't...

Dubbin should be great for it and it shouldn't overly soften the leather. I had an old Brook B66 cover that had that additional layer of thin leather glued underneath. I think you got a good deal,...
03-18-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,423
Posted By Sgrove83

I have a gold Le Tour Luxe - Chicago head tube...

I have a gold Le Tour Luxe - Chicago head tube badged (no digits stamped) - bottom bracket # SC401608 ; I always thought it was late 70's-early 80's; but it has a Shimano RD-TY10 Singapore rear...
07-21-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 38,535
Posted By likebike23

Handlebar bag with DIY removable support

I was in Walmart the other day and found a cool bag that I thought would be great as a handlebar bag:http://www.walmart.com/ip/Plano-Small-Crappie-Fish-Scene-Bag/16351089. The size is good, price is...
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