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Posted By thekauz

Solid

Good advice and I do know of one in the City that I'm sure is still around
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Posted By thekauz

Offering for free

Free. It's a great, complete original. If I worked on it I would never get my money back on it but I know there are collectors that can put the effort into it. And I don't want it going to waste...
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Posted By thekauz

Schwinn Collegiate 3 speed

Does anyone kmow anyone who collects Schwinns near Baltimore?


I was just given a Schwinn Collegiate 3 speed that is dusty but is completely original. It even has the original grips, seat and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,887
Posted By thekauz

Ok Ok, All you Bike Nashbar folks get back to...

Ok Ok, All you Bike Nashbar folks get back to work.
And for the record I would wait to save $20. I need that money to donate to OBAMA.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,887
Posted By thekauz

My wife loves you guys......

My wife loves you guys......
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,887
Posted By thekauz

Bike Nashbar pulling a fast one????

Ok this is weird (or maybe I am).
8 or 9 days ago Bike Nashbar had a 29er, the K@ Zed (YB-K2Z29) on a 2 day sale for $299. It has been on their website for $329 FOR MONTHS! I decide to wait since...
08-29-12, 08:40 AM
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Views: 582
Posted By thekauz

Bike Nashbar pulling fast one???

Ok this is weird (or maybe I am).
8 or 9 days ago Bike Nashbar had a 29er, the K@ Zed (YB-K2Z29) on a 2 day sale for $299. It has been on their website for $329 FOR MONTHS! I decide to wait since...
09-10-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By thekauz

Thanks Bikeman. If I had known where to look for...

Thanks Bikeman. If I had known where to look for those codes I would not have bothered you guys.
But thanks for the help.
09-10-09, 06:31 AM
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Views: 505
Posted By thekauz

I forgot to bring my extractor to pull the cranks...

I forgot to bring my extractor to pull the cranks off so I can't measure the spindle yet but the spindle did have the following imprinted on it

VP 3S
05.01A

Does that mean anything???
09-09-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By thekauz

I'll check my micrometer and measure it again,...

I'll check my micrometer and measure it again, wouldn'y be the first time i read it wrong. I'll let you know.
09-09-09, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By thekauz

Converting from Spindle BB to cartridge

Please help a dummy.

I have an 06 GT timberline that i ride daily. I want to convert the BB from a spindle to a cartridge BB.
I have mic'ed the spindle it 125.2 mm overall and fits in a 68mm bb....
07-20-09, 02:56 PM
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Posted By thekauz

I think I will stick with a name brand 7 speed...

I think I will stick with a name brand 7 speed derailleur. Now all I have to find are some rims that won't cost a fortune. I'm a cheap *******. But I do find some cool stuff that people just throw...
07-15-09, 05:41 AM
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Posted By thekauz

gear advice?

I recovered a Giant ATX 760 out of a dumpster and I am trying to get it road worthy. Surprisingly the bike was in great shape. It has Deore LX derailleurs and shifters that work fine. It had...
05-25-09, 06:25 PM
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Posted By thekauz

Thanks to all. I put an order in to...

Thanks to all. I put an order in to biketoolsetc.com so we will see if they hold up.
05-24-09, 06:03 PM
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Posted By thekauz

M7 x 1.00 seat bolt???

I snapped the bolt the adjusts the seat angle, its a Allen head M7 x 1.00 pitch about 1 3/4" long. I cannot for the life of me find one , I can find it in hex head but of low strength. Anyone know...
08-07-08, 01:25 PM
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Posted By thekauz

Old Suntour Power shift Levers

I don't suppose anyone has an old suntour power shift lever laying about?
I need the ratcheting pawl that is in the inside of the shifter.

Can anyone help?

Thanks

Mike
06-08-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By thekauz

Bill, I followed that thread and it had a...

Bill,

I followed that thread and it had a lot of good stuff to think about. I think I might try the 160's, for the price even if I'm wrong it's cheaper than a case of sports drinks

great stuff...
06-06-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By thekauz

Yeah. I'm gonna pass on the 160mm. Kenhill3 was...

Yeah. I'm gonna pass on the 160mm. Kenhill3 was correct it is a Dept store level crankset. Not bad for the money but it certainly won't help me out.
06-06-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By thekauz

I like that one at Jenson. Think I might give...

I like that one at Jenson. Think I might give them a call tomorrow and check the crank length.
06-06-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By thekauz

I double checked nashbar and it definetly says...

I double checked nashbar and it definetly says 160mm. Here's the link

http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?sku=20985

or go to Nashbar front page and in the upper left search block type in YC-488...
06-06-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By thekauz

Crankset question??

I have a Shimano Crankset, 48T-38T-28T with 175mm pedals that I'd like to replace on the cheap (yeah I know). Nashbar has one that has the same chainrings but with 160mm cranks. Will there be that...
05-05-08, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By thekauz

I'll Try the Easy way first

Thanks for all the advice guys, I'll try the easiest way first and go progressively "tougher" until it come off (so good).
Any one know who has a good hybred bike crank with 175mm cranks and a...
05-04-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By thekauz

Am I screwed??

I was taking the pedals crank arms off my bike to service the bottom Bracket. While using the pedal extractor tool I boogered up the drive side threads where the extractor screws in.
The other side...
04-25-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Hi All, It was the chain after all. I'm a...

Hi All,

It was the chain after all. I'm a cheap ******* so it took me a while to buy a new chain. I installed it and with the recommended adjustment its shifting fine.

Thanks all.
02-13-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Finally borrowed the tools (Park FFG1 & DAG1) to...

Finally borrowed the tools (Park FFG1 & DAG1) to check the rear bracket and the derailleur alignments. The brackets were spot on, the derailleur hanger was out of whack but after adjusting the hanger...
02-11-08, 02:10 PM
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Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Sounds like it time to bend the hanger out a...

Sounds like it time to bend the hanger out a bit...
02-11-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Chain wear is a little over .50 on the Park Tool...

Chain wear is a little over .50 on the Park Tool gauge. I think I might try a new chain, Nashbar has one for 12 bucks.
When the chain is on the smallest sprocket the pins on the chain rub the...
02-11-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

The chain is rubbing evr so slightly on the next...

The chain is rubbing evr so slightly on the next sprocket up. The hanger WAS a little bent and I fixed that, it still rubs and skips but not as hard.
02-10-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

You are correct it is riding up the sprocket and...

You are correct it is riding up the sprocket and jumping back to the small cog.

I did as you suggusted and it does shift back to the small cog nicely.

It is an 80's era suntour seven derailleur...
02-09-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

I released the cable and the "H" screw and it did...

I released the cable and the "H" screw and it did swing to the right. It does line up under the cogs and pulleys. I'm stumped????
Maybe its one of those gear combinations you shouldn't ride in?
02-08-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Hi All, I followed aesmith's suggestion....

Hi All,

I followed aesmith's suggestion. With the tension released it still tried to shift up one cog. Even with additional adjustment to the H screw it did the same thing. I couldn't find my...
02-07-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

I'll get on it tonight and let you guys know what...

I'll get on it tonight and let you guys know what happens.
02-05-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Still trying...

Now I'm getting frustrated. I followed the Park Tool procedure to no avail. Just cannot get the small cog to run correctly. I'm going to have to start from the beginning if not I may have to do...
02-04-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

I'll try the suggestions

It does skip only under load. I'll try the recommendations and let you know what happens
02-03-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,462
Posted By thekauz

Derailleur Adjustment question?

I have a 1980's era Peugeot that I saved out of my brothers basement. I have rebuilt everything and its running fine except for one problem I can't seem to fix.
It shift fine into and runs great in...
11-29-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By thekauz

Which Rear Derailleur

I have a Trek 4500 which has a rear derailleur I'd like to replace .
It has a 8SIS embossed on it with an"A" superimposed over it. The rear Cassette is a 32T -11T.

Any suggestion for a...
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