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04-13-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By dr1445

op said "the jockey wheel is constantly rubbing...

op said "the jockey wheel is constantly rubbing against the bottom of the cassette". also the chain should be between the cassette cog and the jockey wheel.
04-13-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By dr1445

It sounds like the jockey wheel bushing/bearings...

It sounds like the jockey wheel bushing/bearings are kaput. I don’t know about the road bike derailleurs but many mtb models had replaceable jockey wheels.
04-13-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,524
Posted By dr1445

carry an old sock with you and slip it over the...

carry an old sock with you and slip it over the pedals when walking/carrying the bike. maybe even some bubble wrap taped up to make a sock.
04-12-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,524
Posted By dr1445

back in the old days there were metal pants clips...

back in the old days there were metal pants clips to prevent such events.
04-11-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,376
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Posted By dr1445

i did 10 saturday the only issue was a lower leg...

i did 10 saturday the only issue was a lower leg cramp starting at mile 4 mark. changed my front cog from 36 to 38t today and did a 7 mile run to check it out. i did some stretching of the calf...
04-11-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By dr1445

no, i have install 3 of those forks without issue...

no, i have install 3 of those forks without issue other than the stem expander can be a little tricky to set up.
04-09-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By dr1445

Something like a Marin fairfax 1, 7 speed for...

Something like a Marin fairfax 1, 7 speed for $500 or the Presidio 1 which is 8 speed for 539.
04-09-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,376
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Posted By dr1445

i had to move from 135", pedal to seat height to...

i had to move from 135", pedal to seat height to 137", to be able to get full rotation. did 6 miles the other day with the seat back at 135, some complaints for the first mile , then all went...
04-07-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,376
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Posted By dr1445

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hi; had bad knees for years, reduced my riding in 2018 to 5 miles, right knee...
04-06-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By dr1445

on the road if i stop pedaling it reminds me to...

on the road if i stop pedaling it reminds me to get my arse back in gear.
04-06-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By dr1445

loud rear derailleurs

hi, i had a miele toscana frame hanging on the wall. i had a new right knee [2019] and new left in 2020. i have been running a mtb 3x9 setup to keep the knee load to a minimum. i wanted to try out a...
04-06-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By dr1445

Free wheels can be stubborn to remove without the...

Free wheels can be stubborn to remove without the proper tool. add to that there are different tools for each manufacture. A local shop might have some appeal under those circumstances.
04-05-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By dr1445

years back frame up builds were an option, i was...

years back frame up builds were an option, i was just curious of the situation today. thanks for the update.
04-04-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By dr1445

Just curious, I spent sometime in sk in the 90’s....

Just curious, I spent sometime in sk in the 90’s. I still have some friends there after 20plus years. Non are bikers. I thought at one time there where some shops that did special frame up builds,...
04-04-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By dr1445

I have a micronew shifter on my 1x10 setup. I...

I have a micronew shifter on my 1x10 setup. I have bad knees and picked up a ztto 1x10 groupset to try it out, it came with the micronew optical shifter. I installed it in March and it works, for how...
04-03-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By dr1445

back in the day i did a lot of motorcycle work....

back in the day i did a lot of motorcycle work. to get a stuck magneto rotor off a tapered crank, we would put a load on the puller tool and give the the end of the tool a wrap with a hammer.
03-20-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By dr1445

do search on the park tool site or youtube.

do search on the park tool site or youtube.
03-18-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By dr1445

Cassette hub pawls not engaging?

Cassette hub pawls not engaging?
03-14-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,323
Posted By dr1445

my error, yes it is 24, the ancient brain has...

my error, yes it is 24, the ancient brain has been slipping in recent years. currently i am giving 1 x 10 a try due to recent recent knee surgery. i went with a ztto group set for $130, it all looks...
03-13-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,323
Posted By dr1445

the current 7 speed rear wheel may or may not be...

the current 7 speed rear wheel may or may not be upgradable beyond 7 speeds.
03-07-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 42,113
Posted By dr1445

mid 80;s univega alpina uno 3x9 ...

mid 80;s univega alpina uno 3x9
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03-03-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By dr1445

univega alpina uno

this univega mtb from the mid 80'si converted to street use. the old v brakes i was using gave out and the new style would be hard to adapt. i found the frame would fit 27" wheels and for 700c i...
03-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By dr1445

the mixte has a 575sl tubing main frame made in...

the mixte has a 575sl tubing main frame made in Taiwan. it is something of a treat to ride. it has been through the right knee [2019] and left [2020], the VA said i was to old to do both at the same...
03-01-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By dr1445

hybrids for knee rehab.

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01-13-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 42,113
Posted By dr1445

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1986? univega alpina uno. repurposed as my winter/bad weather ride with...
01-07-20, 12:15 PM
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Posted By dr1445

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i got a replacement knee in may. i was back on back on a bike in about 4...
01-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 481,862
Posted By dr1445

alpina uno

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the newer style vbrakes do not work on the 1986? alpina uno frame. i swapped...
03-30-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dr1445

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the frame is nos from ebay. marin sausalito around 2008. finished weight with...
03-24-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By dr1445

74 here, i have not done much riding since i came...

74 here, i have not done much riding since i came back from the philippines in early dec. both knees are holding back my riding adventures, while in the ph i could only manage 6 mile rides, i did one...
02-03-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dr1445

the frame i purchased is an older marin sausalito...

the frame i purchased is an older marin sausalito frame with a straight top tube. there are several different model marin frames on ebay. it looks like the sausalito model has a suspension fork up...
02-01-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dr1445

the reason i asked is there are no forks with the...

the reason i asked is there are no forks with the ebay frames and replacement forks are no longer available due to age. there is plenty of info on replacing suspension forks with rigid, but i could...
01-31-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dr1445

crown length = the distance from the axle to the...

crown length = the distance from the axle to the fork crown just below where the crown race would sit.
01-31-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By dr1445

Fork crown length?

i am looking at older 20" and 15" hybrid frames, 700c, 1 1/8" tube with straight wall. these frames came from the oem with rigid forks. i will be looking for forks for them, what crown length will...
11-18-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 555,265
Posted By dr1445

jamis komoto

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jamis kamoto 2002? i got the frame from ebay. Dipolog city blvd philippines.
04-11-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By dr1445

i have been using it to strengthen my left leg. i...

i have been using it to strengthen my left leg. i only had it out 3 times but the knee is showing some + results. i was trying to avoid down time. it looks like i can manage my diamond frame bike if...
04-11-17, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By dr1445

thanks, i was trying to avoid taking it apart,...

thanks, i was trying to avoid taking it apart, measuring and putting it back together while i wait for parts. i wasn't sure i could still load and unload myself from my standard frame bike. not easy...
04-10-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By dr1445

raleigh mixte headset

i need a headset for my 1986? raleigh marathon mixte. i would be ok with a tange seiki passage but the origin 8 looks ok and comes with both 26.4 and 27 crown races. i am stuck on the mixte right now...
02-20-17, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 401,281
Posted By dr1445

my 1984 fuji espree with valite tubing. not crmo...

my 1984 fuji espree with valite tubing. not crmo but real good tubing. it has a 128mm OLD, i built up a set of sun cr-18 rims on tiagra hubs and went 8 speed in the rear, triple up front. in the mid...
01-30-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 555,265
Posted By dr1445

just above freezing, the roads were clear. so for...

just above freezing, the roads were clear. so for my first ride of the year i got my 86 raleigh marathon out.
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01-30-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 401,281
Posted By dr1445

raleigh

had my 86 raleigh marathon with 575 tubing out the other day. just above freezing but the roads were clear.
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12-10-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,956
Posted By dr1445

these work well and have the low low price. ...

these work well and have the low low price.

SunRace SL-M10 5/6/7-Speed Friction Thumb Shifter Set w/ Cables Housing MTB Bike | eBay...
10-01-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,530
Posted By dr1445

the pic of my advantage is just as i received it,...

the pic of my advantage is just as i received it, fresh out of a garage. yours has a more slopping top tube, which might suggest a later model year.
10-01-16, 03:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,530
Posted By dr1445

similar looks but mine a larger size and is...

similar looks but mine a larger size and is black. bianchi girl over in the classic section might be able to tell you a year.
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08-10-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By dr1445

+1 on the plastic strapless clips. at 71 i can't...

+1 on the plastic strapless clips. at 71 i can't risk not being able to get my foot free, happened this summer and i changed to the strapless plastic.
08-05-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,328
Posted By dr1445

+1 on deore fc-m590 from chain reaction but you...

+1 on deore fc-m590 from chain reaction but you do need the install tool. i have 2, both on 9 speeds.
07-31-16, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By dr1445

mostly i ride on 27" vintage road bike frames...

mostly i ride on 27" vintage road bike frames converted to flat bars. some are 700c x 28 to 35 some are still 27". lots of low cost crmo vintage 27" bikes out there for low $ but you do have to put...
07-24-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,345
Posted By dr1445

dd had tried the 15" ladies with 53cm head tube...

dd had tried the 15" ladies with 53cm head tube but the handle bar stem and seat tube/seat stem combo was way to short. the 17" mens has the 53cm head tube length and a longer seat tube but will it...
07-24-16, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By dr1445

oh my, another potential victim of the dreaded...

oh my, another potential victim of the dreaded build disease. after 5 or 6 i still haven't found a cure.
07-24-16, 03:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,345
Posted By dr1445

i have been wrong plenty of times but a 30.5...

i have been wrong plenty of times but a 30.5 inseam would suggest the 21" frame. the problem is most 21" are designed for longer torsos so most likely you be stretched out in an aggressive riding...
07-23-16, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By dr1445

not really a trek person as most of my hybrids...

not really a trek person as most of my hybrids are converted old 27" road bikes, but they did make some nice ones. i do have a bianchi advantage, crmo steel, but it might be a little to heavy at 29...
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