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08-10-19, 02:13 PM
03-13-17, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Relaxin

If you happen to see a Silver/Black '87 1000...

...please let me know. I'm looking for serial number 269271. Thanks!

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/877126-please-help-me-find-269271-1986-trek-1000-52cm-black-silver-sunburst.html
09-13-16, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,236
Posted By Relaxin

Are the hubs still available?

I'm interested in this if they're still available.
Suntour 7 speed hub set with cassette, it's got wear but rides find with new chain. The freehub has a bit of play but both hubs are rebuilt. I...
09-12-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Relaxin

Hi, I'm looking for those hubs but I'm trying to...

Hi, I'm looking for those hubs but I'm trying to save a matching pair of 700c rims. Do you happen to have just the hubs available?
09-11-16, 03:00 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 149,402
Posted By Relaxin

ISO a Suntour Cyclone front hub, 36 hole, that...

ISO a Suntour Cyclone front hub, 36 hole, that uses cartridge bearings.
06-28-16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By Relaxin

Thanks for the support everyone! Still keeping my...

Thanks for the support everyone! Still keeping my fingers crossed.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,916
Posted By Relaxin

Soak the rusted parts in white vinegar for a...

Soak the rusted parts in white vinegar for a coupla days. They might free up enough to be able to use. I used to have a couple of those frames. I'd fix it up and use it to run errands on so I...
11-18-15, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Relaxin

WTB: STX front derailer, threadless stem

Hi, I'm in need of an STX front derailer (31.8 clamp, bottom pull) and approximately a 60mm threadless stem.

BTW, does anyone know if the model STX MC34 rear derailer shifts 8spd cassettes? The...
08-26-15, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Relaxin

Btw, on my 126mm aluminum Trek i just spread the...

Btw, on my 126mm aluminum Trek i just spread the rear dropouts out a little everytime I put the 130mm Mavic wheel in so the wheel spacing isn't even really that big a deal.
08-22-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Relaxin

So, there's no searchable database anywhere that...

So, there's no searchable database anywhere that you all use? Just the thread?
08-21-15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By Relaxin

Is there a source here for user reviews?

I've been a long time member of Heatware.com and Beerology.com over in the IT world. Is there anything like that here for the bicycle side of the interwebs? They're positive/negative reviews of...
08-21-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Relaxin

I just happen to have a set off of some 610's...

I just happen to have a set off of some 610's here and there are minor differences.
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n304/Relaxin/Bike%20Parts%20For%20Sale/DSC_0175.jpg...
08-21-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Relaxin

Couple of random parts for sale

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n304/Relaxin/Bike%20Parts%20For%20Sale/DSC_0149.jpg (http://s115.photobucket.com/user/Relaxin/media/Bike%20Parts%20For%20Sale/DSC_0149.jpg.html)

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08-19-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By Relaxin

Shimano 600 Arabesque Non-Aero Brake Levers, GC...

Shimano 600 Arabesque Non-Aero Brake Levers, GC w/ some light rash: $20
Shimano 600 Arabesque 165 mm double crank VGC: $35

PM sent. Are these still available?
08-13-15, 04:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,023
Posted By Relaxin

I crashed a couple of years ago just as I left...

I crashed a couple of years ago just as I left work for my eight mile ride home. I wasn't paying attention and hit a traffic island fast enough break my collar bone when I hit the street. Called a...
07-24-15, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By Relaxin

Thanks for the link but those are the same style...

Thanks for the link but those are the same style and twice as expensive as the Origin8 mounts. I've commuted for several years and have preferred shifters either on the downtube or brifters as...
07-24-15, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By Relaxin

Down tube shifter mounts. WTH are these things so hard to find?

I've been all over the web for the last week looking for these things but the only options I've found are the super expensive Norma and Moose Racing clamps and the ugly Origin8 style mounts that push...
06-23-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By Relaxin

PM coming about the second pair.

PM coming about the second pair.
06-20-15, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Relaxin

I'll take a pair of these, please. I have 2...

I'll take a pair of these, please.
I have 2 sets of Dia Compe Aero GC Brake levers in very good condition showing some light use. Hoods are in great condition. $15 a pair.
06-20-15, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By Relaxin

I'm interested in the long reach brakes. ...

I'm interested in the long reach brakes.
-Weinmann 610 vainqueur 999 brakesets, $15 each: 1 is short reach, missing brake pads but look very nice. Other pair is long reach, has pads and hangers but...
06-18-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,322
Posted By Relaxin

Are these still available? I'm interested! ...

Are these still available? I'm interested!
Shimano 6 speed index downtube shifter NOS in bag $30
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By Relaxin

So I'm just about to finish my '71-'72 Peugeot build and...

And then I just happened to look up at the right angle to see a crack in the head tube. Arggh! It's hidden right in the armpit of the downtube. When I had the whole thing disassembled I don't...
04-12-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,199
Posted By Relaxin

[QUOTE=randyjawa;17713577]Wrap the bars...

[QUOTE=randyjawa;17713577]Wrap the bars (http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/FREE_SITE_1/FREE_SITE_21_Handlebars.htm) just the same as any other set, however; be prepared to loosen and lift the...
04-12-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,199
Posted By Relaxin

How do you wrap bar tape around old Mafac brake levers?

I was looking at my Peugeot project and noticed that the hoods aren't exactly something that I can pull over the handles and wrap bar tape underneath like modern levers. They're the full hoods, not...
04-12-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,002,333
Posted By Relaxin

[QUOTE=AndrisG;17692626]Another update on coppi. ...

[QUOTE=AndrisG;17692626]Another update on coppi.
Went for 10sp transmission. In progress of collecting 6600 groupset.
For now equipped with 6600 shifters, casette, rear derailleur and brakeset....
04-06-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Relaxin

[QUOTE=jjames2b;17690845]I stared at it some...

[QUOTE=jjames2b;17690845]I stared at it some more, and you guys are right, it sure does look like threads inboard of the smooth bit - never noticed it before. I don't have the correct sized cone...
04-06-15, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Relaxin

1987 Trek 1000, Ultegra 9spd shifters, 105...

1987 Trek 1000, Ultegra 9spd shifters, 105 everything else, Bontrager wheelset that later got upgraded to Mavic Aksium Race. It looks really nice with the faux carbon tape....
04-06-15, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 359,593
Posted By Relaxin

I always thought that you weren't supposed to...

I always thought that you weren't supposed to cold set aluminum. I just pry the rear triangle apart a little to get the wheel to drop in and then set the QR.
04-06-15, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 359,593
Posted By Relaxin

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n304/Relaxin/Fa...

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n304/Relaxin/Facebook/Cover%20Photos/729563_528901607154621_602113564_o.jpg...
04-06-15, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By Relaxin

If the decal was not clear coated with the paint...

If the decal was not clear coated with the paint you could peel up an edge with an old plastic credit card/discount card and start soaking the sticker in kerosene. Kerosene is a main ingredient of...
04-05-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Relaxin

I just picked up a great deal on a bike this...

I just picked up a great deal on a bike this afternoon from the north side of the island which gets more ocean wind headed inland. The bike had been stored outdoors for the last two years being...
04-05-15, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Relaxin

yah, but I also said which model hub. do you...

yah, but I also said which model hub. do you wanna borrow my glasses?
04-04-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Relaxin

uh-huh, sure.

uh-huh, sure.
04-04-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Relaxin

If it helps I bought these tires through...

If it helps I bought these tires through BikeTiresDirect.com during October of 2013. I've got maybe 200-300 miles on these so far. I'd be afraid to put Armorall on em. I keep thinking about...
04-04-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,675
Posted By Relaxin

check my previous post

check my previous post
04-04-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Relaxin

Nah, it looks like the bit of axle is part of the...

Nah, it looks like the bit of axle is part of the "cap" that's covering access to the bearings. I bet there's cartridge bearings in there. Just pull the cap off. If it were cup and cone the entire...
04-04-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,675
Posted By Relaxin

I resurrected the thread. It's all my fault. ...

I resurrected the thread. It's all my fault. :-D I'm also trying to build up my post count. I like to rebuild older bikes and searching for leather saddle info. I'm also a culinary student so...
04-04-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Relaxin

The bike is actually stored in the house, second...

The bike is actually stored in the house, second floor near a window turned rubber side up. So it's an excessive amount of exposure to sunlight? Should I consider rubbing tires with some sort of UV...
04-04-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Relaxin

I think you might be able to put a wrench on the...

I think you might be able to put a wrench on the flats as a handle and pull straight out.
04-04-15, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By Relaxin

What do you use to preserve your tires?

I don't get to ride my bike as often as I'd like. As a result my tires have been installed for over a year because the tread is still good. However I've noticed that the tires have slowly...
04-04-15, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,675
Posted By Relaxin

I imagine heating a heavily treated saddle for an...

I imagine heating a heavily treated saddle for an extended period of time would be the equivalent of braising a tough cut of meat for dinner. Long periods of high temps while immersed in a liquid...
04-03-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,131,206
Posted By Relaxin

ISO: Chirstophe toe clips, size Medium and a pair...

ISO: Chirstophe toe clips, size Medium and a pair of brown leather straps for my pedals. I'm shooting for early '70's era clips so a pair with period logos would be great. I understand there are...
03-25-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Relaxin

Ugh, nevermind. After a couple of hours of...

Ugh, nevermind. After a couple of hours of searching i finally found my answers. However, has anyone adapted a women's bike for a male rider? I know women ride men's bikes all the time, hehe. ...
03-25-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Relaxin

Specialized Epic FSR

Hi, everyone. Got a quick question for you. I was cruising through CL and found a good deal on a Specialized Epic FSR size small frame bike. It's listed as a "women specific" frame. However I...
03-21-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Relaxin

The option to compete was offered but I didn't...

The option to compete was offered but I didn't compete. I received an A for the class. :)
03-19-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Relaxin

Fresh pastillage has the consistency of soft...

Fresh pastillage has the consistency of soft marshmallows and takes a while to dry. Unfortunately a batch of the stuff that I used had some sort of mold that presented itself later as spots on the...
03-19-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Relaxin

Specialized Shiv made of pastillage.

Thought I'd share this with everyone. It's a bike that I made for my pastry class in school. It's patterned after a Specialized Shiv and made of pastillage. The wheels are 9in in diameter and took...
03-19-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,131,206
Posted By Relaxin

ISO: 1987 Trek 1000, 52cm, silver and black,...

ISO: 1987 Trek 1000, 52cm, silver and black, serial number 269271.

I know that's pretty specific. In short I'm looking for that bike because I happen to have bought 269270 in Kansas City, MO and...
03-14-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,131,206
Posted By Relaxin

These cranks came off of an AO8. I'm not looking...

These cranks came off of an AO8. I'm not looking for direct derailer replacements. Just something compatible with all the weird tube sizes. I've thought about replacing everything with Suntour...
03-14-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,917
Posted By Relaxin

I've cut a lot of chains and re-connected them...

I've cut a lot of chains and re-connected them with the same pin that I pushed out and none of them have failed at the cut link. These chains have been on all my personal commuter bikes and bikes...
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