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08-10-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 374,804
Posted By fender1

Here is a 1986 SM 700, sporting a 24Ērear tire...

Here is a 1986 SM 700, sporting a 24Ērear tire and a 26Ē front, picked up locally for cheap.

New tires and brake pads and it was good to go!

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08-09-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,277
Posted By fender1

Just picked up this 1986 Cannondale SM 700 Full...

Just picked up this 1986 Cannondale SM 700 Full Suntour XC group and mixed wheel sizes: 24” on the rear and 26” on the front.

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08-08-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By fender1

I was able to get different sized, similar...

I was able to get different sized, similar looking, folding tires without an aggressive tread from Amazon.

They went on today, as well as, some Smooth post Kool-Stop brake pads (black compound).
...
08-07-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By fender1

Azureglo is the Rickenbacker name. Itís a pretty...

Azureglo is the Rickenbacker name. Itís a pretty similar color that was used for VW Beetles in1964.
Ihad this same model/color stolen from me back 1986.

This one was found in an online pawnshop...
08-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 78,186
Posted By fender1

Got this recently from an online pawn shop with a...

Got this recently from an online pawn shop with a cracked headstock. All fixed with some other reversible mods and it plays/ sounds great!

1974 Rickenbacker 4001 bass in Azureglo:

...
08-07-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By fender1

Thanks D! I spent some time cleaning and lubing...

Thanks D! I spent some time cleaning and lubing it yesterday and everything works really well and feels smooth.

I am going to get it running well and ride it a bit before making any substantial...
08-06-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By fender1

I’ll take “Things I Don’t Need” for $100 Alex! 1986 Cannondale SM700

This bike appeared locally and being a sucker for roller cam brakes, how could I say no?

This is a 1 owner, 1986 SM700 that seems to be original, save a rear tire replacement. It has a full...
05-23-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By fender1

MKS Gordito Pedal

For those of large(r) feet Who like a more traditional look than some of the avaible platform pedals:

https://www.mkspedal.com/?q=en/product/node/428
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02-23-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By fender1

If memory serves me correct the Zepplin's from VO...

If memory serves me correct the Zepplin's from VO are about 50mm in width. They might be too wide to fit easily under the fork crown or at the chainstays. I would measue those space just to make sure.
02-14-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,535
Posted By fender1

First off I am glad you are ok and this didn't...

First off I am glad you are ok and this didn't cause any kind of accident or injury.

I would adhere the frame to the saddle with carbon specific tape and then encase the area in PC7 epoxy.

As...
02-07-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 201,086
Posted By fender1

Here are some additional pictures: ...

Here are some additional pictures:


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02-02-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 201,086
Posted By fender1

Thanks! its OEM and I would hate to lose any of...

Thanks! its OEM and I would hate to lose any of the "hard-won" patina by repainting it. It tells the "story" of my garagre door and all the "adventures" it has been a part of....
02-02-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 201,086
Posted By fender1

My current rando set up. ...

My current rando set up.


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12-30-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,580
Posted By fender1

Selling what I believe to be a 1977 or 1978, Tom...

Selling what I believe to be a 1977 or 1978, Tom Ritchey road frame, fork and alloy Campagnolo Record headset. The frame is fully fillet brazed as was Tom's specialty.

61cm seat tube c-t
57cm top...
12-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,580
Posted By fender1

Just shipped this to its new owner today: ...

Just shipped this to its new owner today:


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10-26-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 30,339
Posted By fender1

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My orange bike!
09-08-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By fender1

Please don't pay any mind to that response. He...

Please don't pay any mind to that response. He seems to not read/comprehend what's been written before responding. Just sayin. Any idea if there is a comparable Shimano freehub body?

Might one of...
08-29-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did...

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did a 50 mile ride sponsored through the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

We have done this ride 3 or 4 times over the years and this year was by far our...
08-15-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

Got in 50 miles and it was so nice that it wasnít...

Got in 50 miles and it was so nice that it wasnít 90+ degrees with high humidity.

...
08-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By fender1

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else...

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else that I own. I have two rivs and a retso mod Ritchey road. Its only been a couple of hundred miles but the Lyon beats them all. Its basically like I...
08-13-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By fender1

I have been riding my recently acquired Jeff Lyon...

I have been riding my recently acquired Jeff Lyon built bike and love it! I hope yours rides as nice as mine. Congrats!
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08-13-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,863
Posted By fender1

That is what questions are for........

That is what questions are for........
07-24-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather! ...

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather!


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07-24-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

Ouch! What a bummer. Sorry to see it.

Ouch! What a bummer. Sorry to see it.
07-22-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By fender1

Glad the link was helpful.

Glad the link was helpful.
07-22-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By fender1

I did a painted fender option for this bike when...

I did a painted fender option for this bike when I had some mods done for braze-on center pulls and internal wiring:

...
07-18-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By fender1

If you stay at a 35mm tire a 45mm fender will...

If you stay at a 35mm tire a 45mm fender will give you enough clearance. The issue you will have with that frame and a 50mm fender is that you will have to indent the fender to fit between the...
07-05-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,031
Posted By fender1

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and...

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and waiting for a few more test rides to finalize with blue tape.

I bought it as a complete but to the OPís point, sold
Most of those components on...
06-15-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,378
Posted By fender1

WOW! Awesome score!

WOW! Awesome score!
06-06-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,712
Posted By fender1

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06-06-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

Got in 25 on the Ritchey today but man was it hot...

Got in 25 on the Ritchey today but man was it hot out! 94 degrees and humid as all get out.

My loop took me close to home and I bailed as I was starting to feel hard-boiled.

Saw my camel friend...
06-04-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,422
Posted By fender1

In 2011, I had gotten this Rivendell A. Homer...

In 2011, I had gotten this Rivendell A. Homer Hilsen frame after selling many C&V bikes that were duplicate builds. I built it and had it about 6 months at this point.
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06-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By fender1

Another update: The Evapo-Rust did a really...

Another update:

The Evapo-Rust did a really good job removing the rust. There is some pitting but all in all it looks pretty good. Next up, some cleaner wax on the paint and see if that helps.......
05-31-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By fender1

My error! They are marked Alfa. The dark and dirt...

My error! They are marked Alfa. The dark and dirt made me think it was Atala!

...
05-31-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By fender1

Quick progress report. The post, stem and bottom...

Quick progress report. The post, stem and bottom bracket came out with only mild persuasion needed....

As was suggested by 3alarmer I ground down a 16mm socket and was able to get the cranks off....
05-29-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed...

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed out today.

Cut through Valley Forge National Park. Stopped at this abandoned train station.

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05-29-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,712
Posted By fender1

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05-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

I made my way to the store get some stuff for...

I made my way to the store get some stuff for dinner and ended up parking next another Voyageur!

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05-27-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,712
Posted By fender1

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05-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By fender1

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05-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By fender1

1983 Schwinn Voyageur SP

My 700c Conversion Voyageur SP "boomerang" bike. I picked this bike up off of CL about 4-5 ears ago, pretty much stock. I swapped in upright bars and shifters so my teenage son could use it. He got...
05-20-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By fender1

I use these, so once I get the toe set, I just...

I use these, so once I get the toe set, I just replace cartridges as needed....
05-17-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By fender1

Gonna be a very short thread....but you knew...

Gonna be a very short thread....but you knew that....
05-17-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,042
Posted By fender1

Nice Score! Nice bke as is and also a great...

Nice Score! Nice bke as is and also a great platform to personalize. I would suggest tracking down a set of lighter wheels and seeing how the ride is.
05-14-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,591
Posted By fender1

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state...

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state ( I am in SE PA) and the listing was mis-titled and the size listed was incorrect. The paint was original and the previous owner bought the frame and...
05-13-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,591
Posted By fender1

Found a few more pictures. Looks like re-painted...

Found a few more pictures. Looks like re-painted Ritchey to me.

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05-13-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,591
Posted By fender1

Seat lug on my Ritchey: ...

Seat lug on my Ritchey:


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05-07-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By fender1

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure...

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure the front wheel to keep it from moving.
04-24-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,462
Posted By fender1

Got in another loop in between responsibilities...

Got in another loop in between responsibilities and the rain.

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04-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,250
Posted By fender1

Tom Ritchey ...

Tom Ritchey


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