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05-18-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't have the right tools for checking fork,...

I don't have the right tools for checking fork, so what I do is measure length fork tip to top of fork leg at the lug center. If they match, you are side to side out, or one tine is offset to the...
05-18-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 156
Posted By Mr. 66

Chain ring bolt maybe

Chain ring bolt maybe
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By Mr. 66

Truth be told, $155. ...

Truth be told, $155.
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05-17-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By Mr. 66

The Performance Focus, that one is tig welded. ...

The Performance Focus, that one is tig welded.
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05-17-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 465
Posted By Mr. 66

It's not the best way to check front triangle,...

It's not the best way to check front triangle, but if you don't have a table, one can clamp angle iron or such to the bb shell and measurements can made along seat tube, and rotated to down tube...
05-14-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By Mr. 66

I think there is also a military connection being...

I think there is also a military connection being low top bars were fast to mount, dismount, and were a stable design for carrying load.
05-14-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By Mr. 66

6 weeks old, Is it still under warranty?

6 weeks old, Is it still under warranty?
05-14-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 515
Posted By Mr. 66

The RustOleum metalics are very easy to use and...

The RustOleum metalics are very easy to use and dry vary flat in leveling and finish. The thing I remember is that they rub off very easily but with a simple clear coat handles that. If you double...
05-14-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Mr. 66

Do other wheels center in the fork when clamped?...

Do other wheels center in the fork when clamped? If so I would grab the forktips one in each palm lock my fingers together and pray to lord, squeezing my hands together. I did just that on a...
05-13-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By Mr. 66

The last one I painted I used a wire wheel brush...

The last one I painted I used a wire wheel brush for stubborn rust. I then etched with vinegar and painted immediately after etching.

I could have used an etching primer, but I wanted to try epoxy...
05-12-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Mr. 66

My Inter 10 with a custom leather bar wrap ...

My Inter 10 with a custom leather bar wrap
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05-10-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Mr. 66

Ah dang, to late. Let me know if the sale doesn't...

Ah dang, to late. Let me know if the sale doesn't go through
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Mr. 66

I had a rather similar in white mint, it sold for...

I had a rather similar in white mint, it sold for a $350-$375.00 in the big city on Craigslist. Yours being celeste could bring in a little more if cleaned, serviced, and the conditions of the...
05-10-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,280
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow, by chance do you have any photos of those...

Wow, by chance do you have any photos of those setups?
05-06-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Mr. 66

I use a file that is arc on side and flat on the...

I use a file that is arc on side and flat on the other. I don't know what the radius of the arc is but it is less than most post sizes.
05-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 861
Posted By Mr. 66

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05-03-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a...

Sounds like a bunch of effort with, at best, a minimal improvement.

I would not bother.
05-02-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Mr. 66

I tighten so it can't flop off when the wheel is...

I tighten so it can't flop off when the wheel is removed.
05-01-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Mr. 66

A wire brush wheel on a drill will blast all that...

A wire brush wheel on a drill will blast all that off no problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Mr. 66

At best I would think $200 CAD is a fair price.

At best I would think $200 CAD is a fair price.
05-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mr. 66

Dump some wd-40 in the derailleur pivots and...

Dump some wd-40 in the derailleur pivots and springs and manually work back and forth. You may need to lube up the cable friction points also.
04-26-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By Mr. 66

Bianchi San Remo could fit the bill. ...

Bianchi San Remo could fit the bill.
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Lugs all around and 700c wheels. :)
04-25-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By Mr. 66

I called those suicide as kid, if you are talking...

I called those suicide as kid, if you are talking dual pull brake levers.
04-25-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 547
Posted By Mr. 66

What's a bike safety lever?

What's a bike safety lever?
04-22-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Mr. 66

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the...

I can't help with a new fork but the old fork the thing to determine is how is it bent. I'll just trash the project if the steer tube is bent. If it's not, and just minor issue with the tines, I make...
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Mr. 66

Gosh, I think that looks to be in good paint and...

Gosh, I think that looks to be in good paint and chrome condition perhaps $275.00

You may want to check the headset, serviced is not a big deal to a frame buyer, but if you can take the mystery...
04-22-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By Mr. 66

I did run into a MTB BB that was fixed cup...

I did run into a MTB BB that was fixed cup nondrive side. I thought they were wrongly installed but they were not.
04-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mr. 66

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool,...

On rims as you described I use 0000 Steel Wool, then I'll use polishing compound
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Mr. 66

Not a high end but it does have value. As-is...

Not a high end but it does have value. As-is about $40-60, cleaned up and oiled maybe $125, cleaned and serviced perhaps $175 if all is well.
04-14-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Mr. 66

Is it 1" threadless or 1 1/8" headset? The 1"...

Is it 1" threadless or 1 1/8" headset? The 1" headset is not as common place. Either way you should be able to find a replacement somewhere.
04-14-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 533
Posted By Mr. 66

Do you have a picture of your original cranks? Is...

Do you have a picture of your original cranks? Is the double you installed to "far out"? If your original crank is the forgemeld type 2x you may be able to put a SR Sakae 3x without further expense.
04-14-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm usually neutral on tires, I do not like the...

I'm usually neutral on tires, I do not like the Ribmo tires they have a different feel of handling, Like riding an edgy garden hose.

Pasela over Ribmo every day, every time.
04-11-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14,281
Views: 3,169,391
Posted By Mr. 66

A Sekai 2700 limped in the back yard last week,...

A Sekai 2700 limped in the back yard last week, equipped with Superbe Pro RD and shifters, original Suntour Vx front derailleur, Diacomp G, Sugino cranks and bb, Tange Levin hs, with junk Normandy...
04-09-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Mr. 66

I do have one bike that has a steer tube that...

I do have one bike that has a steer tube that needs the headset locknut needs a hone. I could not put the stem on when the headset was at correct install.
04-08-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 476,731
Posted By Mr. 66

I found some Univega pedals with some very clean...

I found some Univega pedals with some very clean straps, these will go on a Gran Premio ...
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Mr. 66

For cleaning brakes lately I've been using armor...

For cleaning brakes lately I've been using armor all tire and wheel cleaner. Spray on use a lite brush hose off, repeat if needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Mr. 66

What does the Takara look like? some of those can...

What does the Takara look like? some of those can be really nice. I had a Takara Competition it was made of Tange Champion #2 tubing. Very under the radar bike it was.
04-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mr. 66

Who you callin' slow? ...

Who you callin' slow?
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04-07-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Mr. 66

More of a guess, 1987 based on details. 2 bottle...

More of a guess, 1987 based on details. 2 bottle bosses, cable routing, braze on fd, solid paint. The paint got fancy fades latter moving toward 1990.

what is the seatpost? rear spacing? is there...
04-07-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 408,317
Posted By Mr. 66

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a...

The World Voyager got a finishing touch and a ride.
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04-06-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By Mr. 66

Try water and aluminum foil rub down on the rust,...

Try water and aluminum foil rub down on the rust, that should do the trick.
04-02-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 408,317
Posted By Mr. 66

The World gets some brakes :) ...

The World gets some brakes :)
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03-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,968
Posted By Mr. 66

WT_, ungenics no thank you.

WT_, ungenics no thank you.
03-29-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Mr. 66

If your old fork works the setup it sounds like a...

If your old fork works the setup it sounds like a loose headset.
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Mr. 66

1970 PA-10 ...

1970 PA-10
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03-28-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By Mr. 66

Thank you for sharing. I have a 1967 Emineza that...

Thank you for sharing. I have a 1967 Emineza that I use for eye candy.
03-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Mr. 66

Nice ride, 82miles, how much more would the ride...

Nice ride, 82miles, how much more would the ride be if you went north on the west side of Lake Samamish and come back west over SR 520 bridge?
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Mr. 66

That is a good price on the Raleigh, by 1986 that...

That is a good price on the Raleigh, by 1986 that was a pretty good bike. In the big city I think the Grand Prix would sell for double the asking price, if clean.

That's probably a really good...
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Mr. 66

Heck bad fixie, chrome bikes are going at almost...

Heck bad fixie, chrome bikes are going at almost $300.

Serviced only $300 would be a quick sale, $600 with new tires and completely polished I think is not unreasonable for a selective...
03-24-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 408,317
Posted By Mr. 66

Viva la France! with the bb chased and faced over...

Viva la France! with the bb chased and faced over at Wright Bros Cycles, I started the rebuilding. The fork has been checked for alignment and the headset has been refreshed. The rear derailleur is...
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