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07-20-21, 01:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 57,665
Posted By 269523

I have a very similar specimen.

Not quite sure the year. Similar color way but where yours has streaks, mine had splatter! ...
07-11-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

I have! It works quite a bit better, especially...

I have! It works quite a bit better, especially after reorienting the cable. It's still a few pounds heavier than I'd prefer but at least I can work with it now. Thanks for all the help to everyone...
07-07-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,553
Posted By 269523

91 kids cantelope

I just picked this one up for my 7 year old. We are gonna overhaul it together. I'm hoping to find a rack that will work for and then he will have a bike just like Dad's!
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07-06-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,057
Posted By 269523

What kind of bars would you recommend for...

What kind of bars would you recommend for increased comfort instead of straight bars? I'm building up a hybrid and could use ideas!!
07-02-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

As stated, here is a picture with the correction...

As stated, here is a picture with the correction to the cable routing so it goes over the tab on the pinch bolt. It appears to be slightly easier to shift now. Still re quires more pressure than the...
06-30-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 113,291
Posted By 269523

Btw.. what year is this? I just picked one up...

Btw.. what year is this? I just picked one up with the same color way. It's been modded with v brakes and a tourney RD...
06-29-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

You guys are great! These are the little bits of...

You guys are great! These are the little bits of knowledge that are invaluable. Obviously you have years of experience and skill! you're doing the world a service by sharing it, and I thank you!
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06-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 113,291
Posted By 269523

This is cool! Thanks for sharing!!!

This is cool! Thanks for sharing!!!
06-29-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 113,291
Posted By 269523

Any resources on components and such for this one?

Any resources on components and such for this one?
06-28-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

Get out of town. The cable is supposed to go over...

Get out of town. The cable is supposed to go over the tab? Wow, I didn't really expect that. To me it seemed like it should be pinched behind the tab. Okay well I might try to rearrange that routing....
06-28-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

Thanks for the response. Yes definitely turning...

Thanks for the response. Yes definitely turning the crank to shift. Not sure what happened with that shift cable other than possibly using a brake cable feral. As you guys saw a few of those linear...
06-28-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

Definitely soaking it all up I appreciate all the...

Definitely soaking it all up I appreciate all the insight and feedback keep coming. Thanks for pointing out the quick release skewer! I've got to pull it off anyway because I changed the bearings...
06-27-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

1. No nothing changed between those pictures it...

1. No nothing changed between those pictures it must be an optical illusion.
2. What is the plastic liner you're referring to is it on the inside of the cable? I did have a feral on the end s of the...
06-27-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

Thanks for all the responses! I think it's an...

Thanks for all the responses!
I think it's an '89 Giant Sedona mtb.
Exage LX300 front derailleur.
Jagwire lex cable housing.
Thinner shift cable.

​​​​​​Verified correct cable and housing. The...
06-26-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By 269523

Why is this shifter cable tortuous?

Hi guys!

First time rebuilding a bike from the ground up. Many lessons have been learned. But one thing I can't figure out is why the front...
06-22-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,354
Posted By 269523

I ended up taking the right shifter apart. Let me...

I ended up taking the right shifter apart. Let me tell ya, it took so long to put back together. I can do the whole thing now in a few minutes. The set I had were not gummed up but more like...
06-14-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,280
Posted By 269523

What's the difference between Sedona and Sedona...

What's the difference between Sedona and Sedona ATX?
06-14-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By 269523

Well whaddya know?

Guys,

I got the shifter back together. It's so strange, it over shoots the ridges the pawl hits if you don't have the cover on... Caused me to tear it down a few times thinking I assembled it...
06-11-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By 269523

Thanks for the info! Yeah, it wasn't sticky, it...

Thanks for the info! Yeah, it wasn't sticky, it was seized... I should have been more patient but I also must admit I enjoy taking things apart. Worse case scenario, I buy another. Best cast...
Forum: Introductions
06-11-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By 269523

Welcome! I was new yesterday! Now I'm old!

Welcome! I was new yesterday! Now I'm old!
06-11-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By 269523

Poll: do we like this comment? 1 = no2 = yes...

Poll: do we like this comment?

1 = no2 = yes
🐒
06-11-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By 269523

Oops. Disassembled st-m050r rapid fire shifter! How bad is it?

I need help putting back together a st-m050r STI rapid fire shifter 🙄. I soaked it and sprayed it and got impatient. I figured worse case scenario I could find an exploded diagram for assistance....
06-10-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Lol... Those are actually 2 plastic garbage bags...

Lol... Those are actually 2 plastic garbage bags used to lash the breaker bar to the top tube. Granted, you may be joking and it may be going over my head!🙄
06-10-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

They had the serpentine and the pulley....

They had the serpentine and the pulley. Unfortunately they didn't have the lock washer for the pulley so I lubed it and crossed my fingers. Snapped the second belt a few blocks from home 🤪
06-10-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Isn't that something? Almost like the car should...

Isn't that something? Almost like the car should come with a spare tire, and a spare bike!
06-10-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Good point! This time I took advantage of the...

Good point! This time I took advantage of the loaner program though!
06-10-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Most excellent. I almost feel like I cheated...

Most excellent. I almost feel like I cheated because I had some old posts from 2013 whatever works.:thumb:
06-10-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Too true I felt slightly more self-actualized...

Too true I felt slightly more self-actualized after yesterday!
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06-10-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 682
Posted By 269523

Interesting day!

After mountain biking for a few hours, I had to do some freeway biking due to a siezed idler pulley snapping the serpentine. Rode up I5 and climbed up an overpass to get to AutoZone.

The Trek 930...
Forum: Introductions
06-09-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By 269523

New to the forums

Hello All,

I've really e enjoyed reading through the forums the last couple of weeks. At this stage it's time for me to become a participant instead of just a lurker.

I've always loved riding...
06-09-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By 269523

Anyone happen to have an exploded view of the...

Anyone happen to have an exploded view of the pod? I'm having a heck of a time getting this m050r back together from a complete year down!!! Help!
06-09-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By 269523

Hi Guys, Believe it or not I'm somewhat new...

Hi Guys,

Believe it or not I'm somewhat new to forums.. I keep seeing people apologize for resurrecting old threads but is this really against etiquette?

I could use some help with this...
Forum: Introductions
09-13-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By 269523

Thanks for the warm welcome! Yes, I was leery...

Thanks for the warm welcome! Yes, I was leery about buying such an old bike but, I went over the whole frame inch-by-inch looking for any signs of cracks or places that may have been repaired and...
09-13-13, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By 269523

That's great info! Thanks!

That's great info! Thanks!
09-13-13, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By 269523

Thanks for the input! I really thought the tires...

Thanks for the input! I really thought the tires were going to need replacing given that the sidewalls felt really crusty. The label on the side showed 80 psi. I crossed my fingers and pumped em...
09-13-13, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By 269523

Ah, Republic of China. Thanks a lot! That...

Ah, Republic of China. Thanks a lot! That answered one of the lingering questions I had. I've made a lot of conclusions about the bike based on what I see but I'm the type of person that will try...
09-12-13, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By 269523

What am I working with here folks?

Picked up this Nishiki 5 Speed from a garage sale for $30. Probably paid too much as it needs some work. But I want to learn how to do maintenance on my own so I figured this would be a good...
Forum: Introductions
09-11-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By 269523

...And I thought running was fun!

Hey Everyone,

New to the forums although I've been lurking for a while. What a plethora of knowledge we have here. I've been reborn back into bicycling after leaving it behind in my youth when...
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