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04-04-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By tomio

How about SunTour Barcons instead of the stem...

How about SunTour Barcons instead of the stem shifters? That'd be a classy addition.
03-24-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By tomio

You could have done better for $100, but I guess...

You could have done better for $100, but I guess you could have done worse. You may find yourself putting more money then you wanted to spend into it by the time you get it up to steam. Steel rims...
03-23-11, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 591,962
Posted By tomio

I was wondering that too. Then I was wondering...

I was wondering that too. Then I was wondering why no one else said anything.
03-13-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By tomio

I've used a 3 pronged lockring tool before and it...

I've used a 3 pronged lockring tool before and it worked out well. Just be careful about rounding the sides.
03-13-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By tomio

does that make dura ace "doo-rah-chay"

does that make dura ace "doo-rah-chay"
03-11-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,762
Posted By tomio

Very sharp. Don't really know what else to say. ...

Very sharp. Don't really know what else to say.

Do a custom headbadge. If you're in for a penny, you're in for a dollar.
03-11-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By tomio

don't worry about drive side cones. Those should...

don't worry about drive side cones. Those should be the fixed side. Adjustments are usually done on the non-drive since the nuts aren't recessed into the hub. Just slide the axle out after taking off...
03-11-11, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By tomio

add another ding!

add another ding!
03-10-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By tomio

pics of the finished project in a few days....

pics of the finished project in a few days. Purists beware.
03-10-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By tomio

bump

bump
03-10-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By tomio

$150-200 even for a decent DT shifter bike would...

$150-200 even for a decent DT shifter bike would not last a second in the Seattle area.
03-09-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By tomio

$350 isn't bad considering the market you're in....

$350 isn't bad considering the market you're in. A lot of people around here don't come from an inflated market. I'd try to knock it down to $300 though. I prefer the steel Allez. I had a steel...
03-09-11, 11:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,499
Posted By tomio

I'll concede to that.

I'll concede to that.
03-09-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,499
Posted By tomio

I'll take it. I agree with this...

I'll take it.




I agree with this point. If I make a thread that says show me your favorite beer, and then take jabs at people who drink wine the whole thread, then I can see how that would...
03-09-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,644
Posted By tomio

They're hard to find. Best to grind common plates...

They're hard to find. Best to grind common plates down a bit until they fit.
03-08-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,499
Posted By tomio

DT shifters are elegant and do require a bit more...

DT shifters are elegant and do require a bit more anticipiation/awareness, but to say they are more "efficient" doesn't seem quite right. They may be more reliable, but brifters will win in...
03-08-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By tomio

maybe they won because they had light carbon bars...

maybe they won because they had light carbon bars that got them far into the race and the crash was a blessing in disguise because it shed some valuable grams and allowed them to win the race?
03-07-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By tomio

I don't imagine the 94 being much different from...

I don't imagine the 94 being much different from the 91, but my 91 can take 28mm no problem.

If your housing ends are finished and they are of adequate length, I can't imagine noticing a huge...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By tomio

Should be fine. The one I have has the same basic...

Should be fine. The one I have has the same basic design and accepts Shimano and Campy.
03-03-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,403
Posted By tomio

Resurrected.

Resurrected.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By tomio

I'll take a measurement when I face the shell. Is...

I'll take a measurement when I face the shell. Is anyone else able to chime in on this?

I've found this:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By tomio

Gossamer + MegaXo FSA Ceramic (BB8000)?

I posted this in the mechanic forum, but got no replies. Maybe the roadies forum will be able to answer this question.

I've read that this combo won't work and that the 8xxx series are for the...
02-28-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By tomio

Gossamer + MegaXo FSA Ceramic (BB8000)?

I've read that this combo won't work and that the 8xxx series are for the carbon cranks like SLK. However, I noticed that the diameter for both the MegaExo designed for Gossamers and the 8xxx series...
02-28-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,595
Posted By tomio

I usually find myself setting up indexed systems...

I usually find myself setting up indexed systems for friends/flips for ease of use.
02-27-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,595
Posted By tomio

You don't have to coldset to use >7 speed. You...

You don't have to coldset to use >7 speed. You can just manually spread the stays and push your wheel in. It's not really an effortful process. I just built 2 bikes that were previously 7 speed with...
02-27-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,595
Posted By tomio

Friction is a beautiful thing. However, I prefer...

Friction is a beautiful thing. However, I prefer Ergos/STI for serious rides. My commuter Nishiki uses SunTour barcon power ratchets, which is a nice option inbetween friction and indexing.

I just...
02-26-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,199
Posted By tomio

Have you taken it out yet? For me, it shifted...

Have you taken it out yet? For me, it shifted perfectly on the stand and then when I rode it and put pressure on it, the chain would skip. It took a while to get the adjustment right. I just lined up...
02-24-11, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By tomio

What exactly is wrong with it that needs you to...

What exactly is wrong with it that needs you to repair it? If it's not shifting properly then adjustment/new cables & housing should do the trick. If something is broken then that's a different story.
02-24-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,105,500
Posted By tomio

WANTED: - SunTour Cyclone 1st Gen. Long Cage...

WANTED:

- SunTour Cyclone 1st Gen. Long Cage
- 110 BCD 36 tooth ring
- Sugino (or whatever) spindle that will push my Sugino Mighty Tour to a triple
- 700x25mm white tires
- 700 x 28mm gum/tan...
02-21-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,268
Posted By tomio

The first one I saw was on a Schwinn Ontare... ...

The first one I saw was on a Schwinn Ontare...

WANT.
02-21-11, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By tomio

Looks like you might need to pop out some links.

Looks like you might need to pop out some links.
02-21-11, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By tomio

You are talking about the curved plates that go...

You are talking about the curved plates that go on before the shifters right? Some of the larger diameter tubed bikes (i.e. old Cannondales) used the elusive shallow curve plates.
02-16-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,365
Posted By tomio

I'll be the first of many to +1 Paselas.

I'll be the first of many to +1 Paselas.
02-14-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By tomio

It was this thread that mentioned it. My mistake,...

It was this thread that mentioned it. My mistake, it talks about stiffness rather tahn mushiness.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/327803-Shimano-600-Brake-Calipers-Circa-1985
02-13-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By tomio

What they said. However, there was one issue...

What they said.

However, there was one issue about using 600 Tricolor levers with older shimano calipers. Something about the return spring making the brakes "mushy." Not sure though.

The only...
02-13-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By tomio

Got a: Carnielli Stem (love the Faux lugged...

Got a:

Carnielli Stem (love the Faux lugged look!)
FSA MegaExo Ceramic BB
Front Braze-on adapter clamp
3T Record stem + Unknown Crit Bars

All for $50 :D

I regret not picking up a pair of...
02-10-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tomio

I'm looking for one that doesn't have those ugly...

I'm looking for one that doesn't have those ugly welds on it. Just a classic looking one. So far, I've just seen brand new Origin8 and Kalloy ones that go for $15 at the cheapest. Just wondering if...
02-10-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By tomio

Black Quill Stem

Any idea where to find a black quill stem that is ~80mm? I know Origin8 makes some, but was wondering if any other place may have some inexpensive ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tomio

Ebay seller says 2001, but cannot remember. ...

Ebay seller says 2001, but cannot remember.

Icycles says 2006:

http://www.icyclesusa.com/catalog/campagnolo/campagnolo-veloce-ergo-shift-brake-lever.htm
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tomio

Thanks/ I also found the same shifters on ebay....

Thanks/ I also found the same shifters on ebay. I'll ask the seller a question.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-11, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By tomio

What year are these Veloce shifters?

And how can you tell? The seller says that he bought them from someone who said that it came off a 2002 bike.
...
02-04-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,181
Posted By tomio

The Schwinn Ontare is a pretty ballin' bike. My...

The Schwinn Ontare is a pretty ballin' bike. My friend has one with a suntour sprint grouppo on it and loves it. I am looking for a Radac for myself.

Edit: SUNTOUR sprint
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-11, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By tomio

I hope so. Hopefully I can find an 8 speed...

I hope so. Hopefully I can find an 8 speed cassette by this weekend so I can try it out! I'll let you know if it works out. Thanks for the help.

Anyone have any experience with some of the combos...
02-03-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By tomio

I don't have a picture at the moment. Maybe I'm...

I don't have a picture at the moment. Maybe I'm mistaken on where I got it from. Sometimes my bike tools get mixed up with my dad's when I visit home.
02-03-11, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By tomio

I use an adjustable one. Not bike specific. Can...

I use an adjustable one. Not bike specific. Can be found at any hardware store.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By tomio

To the best of my memory, this is what it looks...

To the best of my memory, this is what it looks like.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Campagnolo-Centaur-9-Speed-Rear-Derailluer-/120679936810?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item1c1915b32a#ht_1369wt_932
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By tomio

Sorry. No picture at the moment, the part is in...

Sorry. No picture at the moment, the part is in storage.

I have a mirage and centaur 9 speed derailleurs and year 2000 mirage 9 speed shifters.

I don't have 9 speed Campy wheels, but I do have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By tomio

Campamano, Shimergo, Shimagnolo, STErgo, etc... - Year of Centaur 9 Speed?

In reference to this: http://www.ctc.org.uk/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=3946

Trying to use Shimano wheels with year 2000 Mirage 9 speed shifters. I have in my possession a mirage derailleur of the...
02-01-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By tomio

Very helpful! Thanks! Any idea if Chorus 9 speed...

Very helpful! Thanks! Any idea if Chorus 9 speed derailleur is pre-2001?

Here are the pictures. The frame is a 53cm (center to top as stated by the Bridgestone catalog. C-C is 51.5) The owners...
02-01-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By tomio

Out of curiosity, why do you want RSX brakes...

Out of curiosity, why do you want RSX brakes specifically?
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