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01-15-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By dedhed

frequency of service is more important than...

frequency of service is more important than grease, assuming reasonable quality of the grease used.
01-15-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By dedhed

I carry on my commuters Spare tube patch kit ...

I carry on my commuters
Spare tube
patch kit
multi-tool
tire levers
quik link (saved from old chain)
1 - shift cable
pump
misc zip tie tape small rag
01-15-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By dedhed

The article specifically mentions warranty issues.

The article specifically mentions warranty issues.
01-14-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By dedhed

Or you can search by Shimano part number found...

Or you can search by Shimano part number found here.

https://si.shimano.com/api/publish/storage/pdf/en/ev/FC-6603/EV-FC-6603-2366E.pdf
01-14-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By dedhed

Do your search using 6600 not 6603. My 6603 is...

Do your search using 6600 not 6603. My 6603 is 52/39/30 and the chainrings are 130/74mm BCD
...
01-14-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By dedhed

towing rating in the US on cars is mostly BS...

towing rating in the US on cars is mostly BS anyway.
https://motoiq.com/project-mkvi-golf-tdi-lets-tow/
01-14-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 888
Posted By dedhed

Generally during daylight hours it is legal...

Generally during daylight hours it is legal within certain parameters of modulation. Also note they use modulation rather than true flashing.
...
01-14-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By dedhed

https://www.brandscycle.com/product/sunlite-one-pi...

https://www.brandscycle.com/product/sunlite-one-piece-bb-set-298861-1.htm?variations=2540327,2540325&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI5KyG6OGb7gIVBODACh2uHQ4gEAQYASABEgJJjfD_BwE
01-14-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 888
Posted By dedhed

Because those guys are trying to kill me. ...

Because those guys are trying to kill me.

See also "motorcycle brake light modulator system"
01-11-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

Grease the threads on the replacement FW before...

Grease the threads on the replacement FW before installation.
01-11-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By dedhed

are you confusing tongue weight with torque...

are you confusing tongue weight with torque weight?
Most hitches are rated as "tongue" weight which is he dead weight on the ball (ie how much the trailer weighs at the hitch). The only place I've...
01-10-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By dedhed

68mm shell, 107mm spindle length, DL is a date...

68mm shell, 107mm spindle length, DL is a date code.
Someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

Shimano date codes (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Japan/shimano/Shimano_date_codes.htm)
01-10-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/696075-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/696075-schwinn-generator-light-help.html
01-10-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By dedhed

When replacing tires on old Schwinns be aware of...

When replacing tires on old Schwinns be aware of what the tire sizing is. Best to figure out what you have andlook for tires using the ISO/ERTO sizing rather than 26 x whatever...
01-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By dedhed

Sounds like you just need to sand to the correct...

Sounds like you just need to sand to the correct radius

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1136820-source-vintage-cannondale-replaceable-shifter-bosses.html
...
01-10-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By dedhed

Common enough design in the past for small...

Common enough design in the past for small riders. Georgina Terry, Shogun among others.
These bikes were designed from the bottom up to run a smaller front wheel. Good luck having brakes reach.
...
01-08-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 751
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_e3396_0ecaeaceacf2cc248bfb867cf4a09e7d10768f47.jpg
Who would still have that stuff lying around? Vintage K&E stadia calculator I...
01-08-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

still more than a 10" wrench and grabbing the...

still more than a 10" wrench and grabbing the wheel you are applying it more equally than a single wrench
01-07-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By dedhed

built wheel cleaning the hub body I use a long...

built wheel cleaning the hub body I use a long rag back & forth like shining shoes. Around the spokes at the hub and rim is just a bunch of painstaking, time consuming hand work. No real quick & easy...
01-07-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/wp1u5YKMRFQ

https://youtu.be/wp1u5YKMRFQ
01-07-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By dedhed

Lots of good stuff here. ...

Lots of good stuff here.
https://hadland.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/how-to-repair-old-sturmey-archer-hubs/
and here
Sturmey-Archer Heritage :: History...
01-07-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By dedhed

OP has flat bars and didn't mention converting to...

OP has flat bars and didn't mention converting to drop bars which are what 520 levers are for. Nor did they mention what the existing levers are or changing levers at all.
The OPs levers may in fact...
01-06-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 773
Posted By dedhed

Levers may not be V brake pull compatible

Levers may not be V brake pull compatible
01-06-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By dedhed

Gonna need a better picture than that. pump peg...

Gonna need a better picture than that. pump peg and it's a very small frame based on the head tube
01-06-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By dedhed

Raleigh 20's were also available in non folding...

Raleigh 20's were also available in non folding versions.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/raleigh-twenty.html

https://hadland.wordpress.com/2012/06/24/raleigh-twenty-r20/
01-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By dedhed

We STILL don't know what hub is actually on the...

We STILL don't know what hub is actually on the bike in question. Is it this one? http://www.sjscycles.com/Instructions/Sturmey_Archer/Sturmey_Archer_S_RF5_Hub_Instructions.pdf
01-06-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,020
Posted By dedhed

When I was a kid in the 60-70's the hot patches...

When I was a kid in the 60-70's the hot patches were still around and we used them. In fact cleaning out the family homestead to settle the estate, I recently tossed out a couple of the little...
01-05-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,514
Posted By dedhed

Yes, BSO. 1 piece crank, steel stem and seatpost,...

Yes, BSO. 1 piece crank, steel stem and seatpost, stamped dropouts.
01-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By dedhed

Check with VO....

Check with VO. https://velo-orange.com/products/vo-thumb-shifter-mounts-22-2-23-8
01-05-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By dedhed

More importantly did you have the derailleur...

More importantly did you have the derailleur hanger aligned?
01-05-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,088
Posted By dedhed

Did this when kids were little. Then they became...

Did this when kids were little. Then they became competitive rock climbers and gymnasts so they had plenty of work out.
01-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,001
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Flick-Stand-Rhode...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Flick-Stand-Rhode-Gear-Made-In-USA/333792966790?hash=item4db79c7886:g:wLkAAOSwK1xftFEZ
01-04-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By dedhed

First we'd have to know what kind of hub it is....

First we'd have to know what kind of hub it is. Look on the hub shell itself as it doesn't sound like it's a derailleur equipped bike.
01-04-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

Internal Allen head? - Find the closest Torx bit...

Internal Allen head? - Find the closest Torx bit and pound it in there and unscrew it.
External hex head? - Vice grips or grinder/dremel and cut the head off.
01-04-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 880
Posted By dedhed

That's where my pannier goes as it does for many...

That's where my pannier goes as it does for many commuters.
01-03-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By dedhed

I'm planning on using my stimulus for a new...

I'm planning on using my stimulus for a new garage door.
01-03-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 809
Posted By dedhed

If they are the original cranks. 30 years is a...

If they are the original cranks. 30 years is a long time and they easily may have been changed.
01-03-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 809
Posted By dedhed

http://vintagecannondale.com/year/1990/1990.pdf ...

http://vintagecannondale.com/year/1990/1990.pdf

https://vintagecannondale.com/
01-01-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By dedhed

https://www.hodaka.com.tw/ ...

https://www.hodaka.com.tw/

HODAKA(**********??) ********************???? (http://hodaka-bicycles.jp/)

https://www.roadbikereview.com/threads/hodaka.45808/

Creative2Go Taiwan Bikes...
01-01-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,514
Posted By dedhed

something like this? ...

something like this?

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/milwaukee-trek-820-mountaintrack-bicycle/7246611805.html
01-01-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By dedhed

Try a little grease?

Try a little grease?
01-01-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By dedhed

Derailleur hanger aligned?

Derailleur hanger aligned?
01-01-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By dedhed

https://proteanpaper.com/scart_results.cgi?comp=ho...

https://proteanpaper.com/scart_results.cgi?comp=howiebik&part=Vista%20Bicycles&scat=&scatord=&scatall=&skey=&srkeyall=&srkeywords=&srcateg=

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/vista-rover.12128/
01-01-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By dedhed

One for sale around here. Seems a bit pricey. ...

One for sale around here. Seems a bit pricey.
https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/mequon-cannondale-t1000/7254247238.html
01-01-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By dedhed

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-c...

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-cannondale-sr700-criterium-30/7237399730.html
12-31-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By dedhed

Frost proof hose bibs are standard procedure...

Frost proof hose bibs are standard procedure around here.
12-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By dedhed

Did you look here? ...

Did you look here?

https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/123689-cool-funny-videos-thread.html
12-31-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 827
Posted By dedhed

You already bought it so at this point it doesn't...

You already bought it so at this point it doesn't really matter. Put it on and run it.
12-31-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,340
Posted By dedhed

I figure pretty much any vintage bike I'm buying...

I figure pretty much any vintage bike I'm buying is getting whether it's s keeper or flipper - new cables, brake pads, and bearings serviced. Often tires and bar tape as well.
12-30-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,882
Posted By dedhed

Many older brakes will reach, maybe need the...

Many older brakes will reach, maybe need the slots filed lower, or drop pads which are easier to find then drop bolts.
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