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09-18-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 597
Posted By AeroGut

You might be able to get it right by eye, but...

You might be able to get it right by eye, but itís a lot easier with the right tool. Something like this:...
09-18-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By AeroGut

Most Casserolls are set up with drop bars, so I'm...

Most Casserolls are set up with drop bars, so I'm guessing you have drop bars with combined brake lever/shifters? In that case, changing just the brake lever in order to get long pull is not really...
Forum: For Sale
09-17-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By AeroGut

If you havenít already done so, you might want to...

If you havenít already done so, you might want to post on thecabe.com. There may be more interest there than here.
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By AeroGut

Thanks for the input, all. And an update:...

Thanks for the input, all.

And an update: Alan Scholz from Bike Friday confirmed that they made the bike in the pre-Bike Friday years when they used the name "Advanced Training Products". It's a...
09-16-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By AeroGut

You might already know this, but in case you...

You might already know this, but in case you donítómost flat bar brake levers available today are long pull to be compatible with v-brakes. If you use them with caliper brakes, you donít have much...
09-16-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,251
Posted By AeroGut

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour...

Correction: the 2000 UCI rule was for the hour record. I donít know the timing of the same size wheel requirement for road TTs. For this bike, though, the slope may be just because of the large frame...
09-15-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,251
Posted By AeroGut

The reason for assuming late 90's is that...

The reason for assuming late 90's is that Reynolds 853 didn't come out until 95, so if that decal is legit, it's at least 95. As for the front wheel, it's possible it had a 650 front wheel, but that...
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By AeroGut

Reynolds 853 TT frame

I'm trying to help the local co-op price a frame that came in as a donation. It's a quite large time trial frame with a Reynolds 853 decal. Tubing is aero-shaped rather than perfectly round. Decals...
09-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,251
Posted By AeroGut

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame....

Here's an interesting late 90's custom frame. Fork isn't original. I just put it on to show the geometry. Interesting seat stay/chain stay design. Tubing is aero-shaped Reynolds 853. Sort of visible...
09-13-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 513
Posted By AeroGut

1953 sports on CL

For anyone in the market for something similar, thereís a 1953 Sports on Cincinnati CL that claims to be all original. Only $130.
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09-13-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

1988 Miele with Campy Chorus and C-record - $350

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-miele-campagnolo-road-bike/6975441454.html
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09-03-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

1970's Motobecane Interclub Tandem -$185

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/hamilton-motobecane-tandem-ta-cranks/6953557822.html
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09-03-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

1991 Rockhopper Comp

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-vintage-1991-specialized/6970371308.html
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09-01-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By AeroGut

Right. The tips of the spokes are going the same...

Right. The tips of the spokes are going the same speed, but the 26 in wheel spokes are shorter, so for any given radial distance from the hub, the 26 in spoke is going faster than the 700 c spoke.
09-01-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By AeroGut

If we assume that both wheels have exactly the...

If we assume that both wheels have exactly the same type of tires at exactly the same pressure, then the rolling resistance due to tire deformation is essentially the same.
There are two other...
09-01-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By AeroGut

Just to be sure-if you loosen the limit screw as...

Just to be sure-if you loosen the limit screw as much as possible and move the derailleur by hand (or by pulling the cable with your hand rather than the shift lever) it still wonít go far enough? ...
09-01-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By AeroGut

Normally a 2 cm difference should be easy to...

Normally a 2 cm difference should be easy to reconcile with seat position and stem adjustments. Many older bikes were sold in frame size increments of 2 in (= 5 cm) and it was expected that you could...
08-31-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,539
Views: 1,983,482
Posted By AeroGut

Not technically an MTB drop bar conversion, but I...

Not technically an MTB drop bar conversion, but I just finished building up a drop bar commuter from a late 90's flat bar hybrid. I got the bike essentially as a frame with wheels. It's a Bianchi...
08-31-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By AeroGut

If you post a photo of the parts you arenít sure...

If you post a photo of the parts you arenít sure about, folks here can probably ID them. Or just ask next time youíre at the LBS.
08-30-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,492
Posted By AeroGut

The only pic I have of a parked bike at work is...

The only pic I have of a parked bike at work is my straight bar/single speed converted Motobecane Nomad after a delivery truck backed into and then drove off. I was able to bend the rear triangle...
08-30-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

Not to mention the granny chainring and the...

Not to mention the granny chainring and the massive pie plate. I love the stories people come up with about their bikes. But, TdF claims aside, it might still be of interest to Miyata enthusiasts.
08-30-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

1975 Miyata -$275

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/south-lebanon-1975-miyata-pro-model/6944953997.html
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08-29-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By AeroGut

If youíre starting at the airport, itís south of...

If youíre starting at the airport, itís south of the city. Thereís lots of great riding on the peninsula near and south of there. You might know that already. I donít live there anymore, so I canít...
08-29-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,056
Posted By AeroGut

Great looking bike! That chrome really pops. I...

Great looking bike! That chrome really pops. I personally wish theyíd stuck with canti brakes on the voyageur, which it had pre 1980 or so (I donít remember what year the change was exactly). But...
08-28-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,976,525
Posted By AeroGut

Miyata 710

when they still have the owners manual, thatís a good sign. Only one (non drive side) photo though.

https://louisville.craigslist.org/bik/d/henderson-miyata-710/6939919677.html

bicycle frame...
08-28-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By AeroGut

If you're unable to move the derailleur by...

If you're unable to move the derailleur by pulling the cable by hand, it could be that the shifter is fine and just can't pull enough cable to get to the point where the ratchet engages. Unhook the...
08-28-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By AeroGut

I would first try to isolate the problem. First...

I would first try to isolate the problem. First try moving the DR by hand to make sure it works. Then try pulling on an exposed part of the cable near the DR. Does the DR move? If yes, then unhook...
08-28-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17,727
Views: 2,767,237
Posted By AeroGut

1970 Swing bike owned by Donny "Osmand"

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/bentonville-1970-swing-bike-owned-by/6954654525.html
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08-26-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 110,914
Posted By AeroGut

A nice super course that someone seems to be...

A nice super course that someone seems to be getting good use out of. Probably someone pretty tall. . ....
08-25-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By AeroGut

I’m not sure this is correct. I’ve used an old...

I’m not sure this is correct. I’ve used an old shimano road DR for a 22/32/42 MTB crank and it worked fine. Only caveat is that I was using friction shifters, so I can’t say for certain that it would...
08-25-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By AeroGut

Creaks are difficult to diagnose based just on...

Creaks are difficult to diagnose based just on description. Simple things you can do to narrow it down are to try a different rear wheel (to check if cassette is source of noise), try different...
08-24-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,894
Posted By AeroGut

Like everyone else, I'm not really answering the...

Like everyone else, I'm not really answering the question of what that bike is worth, but rather thinking about whether there's a successful business model here. As others have noted, just buying...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,580
Posted By AeroGut

Not on my commute, but had to take a pic of this...

Not on my commute, but had to take a pic of this sign I passed while traveling in New Zealand:...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,276
Posted By AeroGut

Around here, itís the same except that...

Around here, itís the same except that pedestrians arenít allowed to step out ďsuddenlyĒ (or some such language) in front of traffic, so if the traffic flow is continuous, they donít ever have to...
08-22-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,476
Posted By AeroGut

Whether you like Softrides or not, this is just...

Whether you like Softrides or not, this is just plain wrong. So wrong that the extra leverage from the high up handlebars resulted in cracking of the head tube (if you look closely, you can see the...
08-20-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By AeroGut

You can buy a clamp to which your existing...

You can buy a clamp to which your existing derailleur can bolt just like it bolts to the brazed on mount, as long as there is enough room below the brazed on mount. Search for ďfront derailleur...
08-19-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By AeroGut

Yes, ďcompressionĒ wasnít the right word choice....

Yes, ďcompressionĒ wasnít the right word choice. I was referring to the way that the strands of shift housing can squeeze out the end and push past ferrules and housing stops under braking forces....
08-19-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By AeroGut

This is a remote possibility but worth checking -...

This is a remote possibility but worth checking - make sure all of your brake cables have proper brake cable housing and not more compressible shift cable housing. Also that the housing is long...
Replies: 30
Views: 5,128
Posted By AeroGut

For an extreme long crank argument, check out...

For an extreme long crank argument, check out this 1969 Bicycling article posted in the C&V forum: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1181014-50-years-ago-august-1969-bicycling-magazine.html...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,817
Posted By AeroGut

If you find that you need any parts or tools...

If you find that you need any parts or tools during the project, you might want to take a trip down to Cincinnati to the Mobo co-op. Depends a bit on which direction youíre 20 miles from Caesars...
08-16-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,485
Posted By AeroGut

The top tube looks quite long, as was common on...

The top tube looks quite long, as was common on MTBs of that era, and the seat tube angle is pretty slack. That means the reach might be pretty long once you put a drop bar on it. With a compact drop...
08-16-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By AeroGut

Two possibilities- either the cable does not have...

Two possibilities- either the cable does not have enough tension or the limit screw is not adjusted properly. Easy test is to see if you can push the derailleur by hand far enough to get the shift to...
08-15-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By AeroGut

The question was about the ideal diameter of the...

The question was about the ideal diameter of the drilled hole, not the diameter of the head tube.
08-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By AeroGut

The spindle diameter for DUB is 29 mm, so the...

The spindle diameter for DUB is 29 mm, so the BB30 spindle (30 mm) will not fit. You'll need to get a BB30-compatible bottom bracket, but there are many to choose from.
08-15-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By AeroGut

Open sunday afternoon 2-5pm at 1415 Knowlton St...

Open sunday afternoon 2-5pm at 1415 Knowlton St in the Northside neighborhood. They certainly have axles and skewers and can help you do the replacement if you want. They operate on a membership...
08-15-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,485
Posted By AeroGut

Not really answering your question, but if you...

Not really answering your question, but if you really want to go vintage, the early Peugeot randonneur bikes like the PX50 came already with 650B wheels and canti brakes prior to about 1970 or so, at...
08-15-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,485
Posted By AeroGut

Not to mention crazy long chainstays, at least as...

Not to mention crazy long chainstays, at least as long or longer than any touring bike.
08-15-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By AeroGut

Underside of down tube. Visible in the photo of...

Underside of down tube. Visible in the photo of the underside of BB.
08-15-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By AeroGut

Is there any co-op or nonprofit bike shop near...

Is there any co-op or nonprofit bike shop near you? I would try looking for cheap used parts that are in better condition than what you have, rather than buying new stuff. They can also help you...
08-14-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By AeroGut

You might also check with titanium frame builders...

You might also check with titanium frame builders like Bilenky and see what theyíd charge for a repair. Might be cheaper than Litespeed. But in the meantime, the drilled hole should stop propagation....
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