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10-07-15, 09:31 AM
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Posted By not_me

Not the exact same model as yours, but i recently...

Not the exact same model as yours, but i recently did this with some similar suntour clam ons. Just cut the band off and they fit onto my bosses no problem.

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05-21-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By not_me

I think I've got the same frame. Ishiwata 022? ...

I think I've got the same frame. Ishiwata 022?

http://i.imgur.com/9o45y.jpg
08-19-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,538
Posted By not_me

I use a hitch mounted rack. I drive an SUV, so...

I use a hitch mounted rack. I drive an SUV, so mounting them on the roof would've been a pain in the ass getting them up there (and worrying about overhead clearance).
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08-02-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By not_me

She lives about 9km from the coast. Thanks...

She lives about 9km from the coast.

Thanks for the advice everyone. I'll be ordering some framesaver online (hard to find up here in canada).

I may even see if I can store it in the attic....
08-01-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By not_me

Any specific oil you guys can recommend? Ideally...

Any specific oil you guys can recommend? Ideally something I could spray on as that would be most convenient.

Should I take the seatpost out to let the frame breath? Is fresh grease in the stem...
08-01-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By not_me

Request: Preventing rust during long term shed storage? (in Dublin Ireland)

My grandma lives in Dublin. I will be visiting her this summer and taking one of my spare bikes over. Instead of bringing it home (Canada), I'm thinking about leaving a bike there since I usually...
04-08-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By not_me

Any experience with the S3X? (fixed gear 3 speed hub)

My "beater" is a fixed gear with fenders and racks.

I'm thinking I'd really like having variable gears on it, but don't want to give up the fixed drivetrain.

Anyone have any experience with...
04-04-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,974
Posted By not_me

I don't use biopace on my fixed gear, but my road...

I don't use biopace on my fixed gear, but my road bike has them. I consider myself a spinner, and something always feels slightly off when riding my road bike. I'll be putting on round rings this...
04-04-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,385
Posted By not_me

Probably just wanted easier gearing. Not everyone...

Probably just wanted easier gearing. Not everyone aspires to be lance armstrong.
04-04-13, 05:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,974
Posted By not_me

If anyone out there likes biopace and has a set...

If anyone out there likes biopace and has a set of round rings they're willing to trade for, I've got some biopace rings off a tricolor 600 crankset I'm trying to swap out. 53, 42. PM me if...
04-01-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,489
Posted By not_me

WTT My biopace rings for your round rings. ...

WTT

My biopace rings for your round rings.

I'm looking for a set of 2 round rings for a road bike (52 or 53, & 42).
I can match the above ring sizes with good condition biopace rings.
03-18-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By not_me

http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=1ea99157...

http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=1ea99157-1930-4c42-9d75-434630b2b9d1&Enum=109
03-18-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By not_me

The 600 series had steel cages. The plastic 105...

The 600 series had steel cages. The plastic 105 series cage will work, but good luck finding either for less than lots of money.
03-14-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By not_me

Alright so seems like the verdict is to ride it....

Alright so seems like the verdict is to ride it. I can't see any real damage or bend in the tube other than the paint flaking off and light rusting, so hopefully it's very minor damage.

Took it...
03-13-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By not_me

Front end damaged Bianchi Mixte. Rippled paint. Would you ride this?

Originally posted to C&V, but crossposting here for more visibility.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/877789-Bianchi-Mixte-front-end-damage-How-much-is-too-much
03-13-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By not_me

Bianchi Mixte front end damage. How much is too much?

So I just brought home this Mixte. I was blinded by the shiny paint and almost untouched look of it that I failed to notice the slight rust spot on the downtube at the headlug. Looks like it was in a...
03-11-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By not_me

I've just won a steel Bianchi Grizzly from the...

I've just won a steel Bianchi Grizzly from the local police auctions online. Picking it up on Thursday.

Can't wait to see how it holds up on the local Toronto trails. I usually ride an entry level...
03-06-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,807
Posted By not_me

http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-ST-A070-Road-Shifter...

http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-ST-A070-Road-Shifter-7-Speed/dp/B007Q4MM1I
02-27-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,382
Posted By not_me

So what's the verdict on converting 27" to 700?...

So what's the verdict on converting 27" to 700? I'm assuming everyone here is all for it?

I ask because I'm currently rebuilding a sports tourer that was originally equipped with 27" wheels. The...
02-18-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,969
Posted By not_me

Not 100% sure, but these shimano spacers from...

Not 100% sure, but these shimano spacers from rivendell would probably work:

http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/sh21.htm
02-14-13, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By not_me

The only other bare frame I have lying around to...

The only other bare frame I have lying around to compare it's weight is an '87 Miyata 912 (that's actually where most of the donor parts for the Sekine are coming from - the Miyata is getting...
02-14-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By not_me

T-mar, yep, my bb shell is 70 mm so I won't be...

T-mar, yep, my bb shell is 70 mm so I won't be able to use the 600 bb I've got.

Serial number is X1005434

Frame weight = 5 lb 0 oz
Fork weight = 1 lb 12 oz

Seat tube = 58cm c-t
Top tube =...
02-14-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By not_me

Thanks T-Mar, I'm at work right now, but I'll...

Thanks T-Mar, I'm at work right now, but I'll update with the serial number when I get home.

Lucky I do have the long reach 600 calipers, as well as the correct clamp-on adapter for the dt...
02-13-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,202
Posted By not_me

Would you update this Sekine? (paging randyjawa)

So I bought this Sekine from the police auctions in Toronto a few months ago. When I received it, it was covered in stickers, including a massive "John Mackie Grand Touring Bikes of Canada" decal...
01-10-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By not_me

I'm quite positive the shifters in this thread...

I'm quite positive the shifters in this thread are friction only.
12-06-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,008
Posted By not_me

Cages are toe clips. The shoes with mechanical...

Cages are toe clips. The shoes with mechanical mounting hardware are called clipless.

Also, bmx pedals with fat nylon straps are much dorkier than any other option.
11-16-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,836
Posted By not_me

Show me your stealth "beater" bikes.

I'm looking for inspiration for a build. I'm sure many of you have something similar.

Something that rides nice, but looks like a POS that the average thief wouldn't look twice at.
11-14-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,480
Posted By not_me

6208 are non areo only I believe. 6209 is when...

6208 are non areo only I believe. 6209 is when they switched to aero routing. I have sets of both in my parts bin.
11-09-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By not_me

The downtube bosses have barrel adjusters mounted...

The downtube bosses have barrel adjusters mounted on them. This bike would be used with brifters or bar ends shifters.
10-23-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By not_me

Huh? I have both sets and the performance (and...

Huh? I have both sets and the performance (and looks) are almost identical. Not to mention the king himself seemed to think the 105 slr brakes were the best single pivot ever made....
10-22-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By not_me

The single pivot was BR 6400, the dual pivot is...

The single pivot was BR 6400, the dual pivot is BR 6403
10-22-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,279
Posted By not_me

I have 1050 calipers and the 6400 calipers, and...

I have 1050 calipers and the 6400 calipers, and as far as I can tell, the only difference is the anodizing, and the brake bolt (hex bolt on the 105, and allen key on the 600).
10-15-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By not_me

It's an SHS. Same frame as the SHT but with...

It's an SHS. Same frame as the SHT but with slightly lesser components. The give aways are the rear derailleur, crankset, & turkey levers.

Here are the catalog scans:...
10-11-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,839
Posted By not_me

Chris, you must be about a foot and a half taller...

Chris, you must be about a foot and a half taller than her!

This is my current project. It'll be built up with Shimanoo 600 7 speed tricolor & RSX brifters.
10-08-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By not_me

Mac webcam shots are mirrored by default.

Mac webcam shots are mirrored by default.
10-06-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By not_me

Tubus sells an adapter kit for $33. ...

Tubus sells an adapter kit for $33.

http://www.therandonneeshop.com/products/show/52-quick_release_rear_rack_mounting_system


http://www.therandonneeshop.com/media/384/Tubus_QR_Skewer.png
10-03-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,040
Posted By not_me

Canvas dropcloth from the hardware store. ...

Canvas dropcloth from the hardware store.

edit: Rubber trunk liner/winter mats for a car would probably work well too.
10-03-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,143
Posted By not_me

Dunno why Jim called this the Gara, but it has...

Dunno why Jim called this the Gara, but it has Cromor decals on the frame and fork. FWIW mine has a 59cm seat tube c-c, and a 56cm top tube c-c. It weighs 22 lb 13 oz as pictured (with a heavy...
10-03-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,143
Posted By not_me

Miele Gara Road Issue ...

Miele Gara Road Issue

http://www.flickr.com/photos/60745648@N02/sets/72157626171140077/detail/

edit: this guys flikr say it's a 91, but I doubt it - I have a Miele Gara 88 (time trial edition)....
09-25-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By not_me

What bars are those???

What bars are those???
09-14-12, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By not_me

TVB, I've been looking for a powdercoater in...

TVB, I've been looking for a powdercoater in Toronto for a Miyata project I'm working on. Care to share where you got it done and pricing?
09-12-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,073
Posted By not_me

I use the same Sekine (decals removed) as my...

I use the same Sekine (decals removed) as my daily commuter. Converted to fixed gear a few years back. Then slowly swapped out parts on the frame. At this point, the only original part is the front...
08-03-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,864
Posted By not_me

I've got a pretty low end model with chromed fork...

I've got a pretty low end model with chromed fork tips. I've heard the general rule with Sekines is that the lower end model have the diamond shaped headbadge with a small rhinestone, while the mid...
08-02-12, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,554
Posted By not_me

Just updating this thread in case anyone else...

Just updating this thread in case anyone else needs help sourcing oxalic acid.

I'm picking up 500 grams from alphachem tomorrow. Called them and they had it in stock and ready for pickup within 3...
07-17-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,554
Posted By not_me

Where to buy Oxalic Acid near Toronto?

Anyone know where I can find some oxalic acid crystals near Toronto?

I asked at a Sherwin Williams and they had never heard of it.
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By not_me

FYI - the 1000 is a touring bike and would have...

FYI - the 1000 is a touring bike and would have cantilever brakes.


The bike pictured is an '84 110. Low end. Not worth $200, and IMO not even worth looking at: Heavy frame, 27" wheels, turkey...
07-17-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,489
Posted By not_me

Unfortunately all road setups. I have a few of...

Unfortunately all road setups. I have a few of multiple sizes, most likely 39, 40, 42, 52, 53. I'll edit my post when I get home and can confirm.
07-17-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By not_me

I have a lot of bikes. Unfortunately, most of...

I have a lot of bikes. Unfortunately, most of them are from the late 80's and are Shimano equipped so they've all got biopace.

Off the top of my head, installed on bikes and in my parts bin, all...
07-17-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,106,489
Posted By not_me

Does anyone prefer biopace over round rings? ...

Does anyone prefer biopace over round rings?

I have a bunch of biopace rings that I'd like to swap for round rings.
07-17-12, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By not_me

From what I'm seeing, 2 new rings will cost about...

From what I'm seeing, 2 new rings will cost about $60. What I meant was I can buy a gently used crankset from ebay and then sell the arms and probably come out ahead. If I can find a gently used 600...
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