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03-04-21, 02:52 PM
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Posted By bamab2

What are the diameters?

What are the diameters?
11-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By bamab2

I just mounted some 2.30's on Araya 26x1.5 rims....

I just mounted some 2.30's on Araya 26x1.5 rims. I think the inner width was around 19mm (someone may know for sure. I'm pretty sure these checked about 2.150" with 45 psi. I'll verify this evening....
09-21-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,798
Posted By bamab2

What does the actual width measure on your DTH's...

What does the actual width measure on your DTH's and what width rim are they on?
Thanks
09-15-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By bamab2

Thanks to all for the replies. I have one that is...

Thanks to all for the replies. I have one that is really stiff and doesn't want to shift all the gears. I'll flush and lube as suggested.
09-14-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By bamab2

Thanks for the link. It looks like they do not...

Thanks for the link. It looks like they do not break down the shifter body. I'll dig a little deeper.
09-14-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By bamab2

Deore SL-MT60 Shifters Question

Can these be disassembled for cleaning or do you just have to flush out the best you can? If they can be disassembled, does anyone know of a diagram?
...
09-12-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

zukahn1 merziac Classtime Thanks for...

zukahn1
merziac
Classtime

Thanks for the info.
09-12-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Yep, I think it's pretty much original except for...

Yep, I think it's pretty much original except for the seat and post. It had some kind of gel seat and newer post (with a bushing). I just stuck those on because I couldn't stand to look at it like...
09-12-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Thanks for the info. Do you have a suggestion for...

Thanks for the info. Do you have a suggestion for a chrome wax?
09-12-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Hey Golden Boy. Yeah, I've seen the post about...

Hey Golden Boy. Yeah, I've seen the post about your High Sierra. Looks nice. Did you stick with the trekking bars? I've been thinking about doing a bar conversion. Either drop, randonneur, trekking,...
09-11-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Oh ok. So itís supposed to help hold the wheel in...

Oh ok. So itís supposed to help hold the wheel in place while you close the ever?
09-11-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Front Fork Clip

Started cleaning and servicing. New bearings for the head set. Bottom bracket has some spindle pitting. I may swap out for a cartridge. What is the purpose of the clips on the inside of the fit legs?...
09-08-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By bamab2

Labor Day N+1 High Sierra

Well, I've been looking for a vintage MTB to tinker with and ran across this one. I've missed opportunities a a few others. Timing, cash flow and various other reasons. I'm finally back to work with...
08-22-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bamab2

Thanks for replying dddd. I now realize I had a...

Thanks for replying dddd. I now realize I had a typo. My NDS measured 35mm. Sheldonís chart showed the 3U as 124.5 length and 32 on the NDS. I guess I was thinking of that and typed 32.

You were...
08-22-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bamab2

I didnít measure before disassembly but I...

I didnít measure before disassembly but I reassembled and measured. There is slightly less than 5.5mm clearance between the small chainring and the chainstay but I adjusted the limit screw out and it...
08-22-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bamab2

Cartridge Bottom Bracket Swap Help

Here's the deal. I'm doing a little work on the High Sierra I picked up a while back. The BB spindle is pitted pretty bad. I am sort of hoping there is a cartridge BB that I can swap to. This is my...
08-13-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,268
Posted By bamab2

Barber Museum

You guys should check out the Barber Museum in Leeds (Birmingham), Alabama. They have an annual vintage motorcycle festival in October. Great event. Check out their website.
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Views: 2,241
Posted By bamab2

[QUOTE=CCTiger;21472988]I looked again and cannot...

[QUOTE=CCTiger;21472988]I looked again and cannot find a stamp?

Looks like you are right, no stamp. I guess nothing is 100%. Looking forward to seeing it cleaned up.
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Views: 2,241
Posted By bamab2

CCTiger The stamps on the head badges are...

CCTiger

The stamps on the head badges are hard to see sometimes. These are pictures of my High Sierra head badge with the numbers 0335 (i think) and the bottom for comparison....
04-02-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,742
Posted By bamab2

If you have a Shimano bottom bracket, I would...

If you have a Shimano bottom bracket, I would recommend the Park Tool BBT-7. I was disappointed with the fit of the HCW-5. Way to sloppy and loose. I was afraid to really torque on it. The BBT-7 fit...
10-20-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By bamab2

Selle

I'll give it a new home if jdawg didn't commit.
09-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By bamab2

Dang. Wish I could afford this beauty. Really,...

Dang. Wish I could afford this beauty. Really, really wish.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By bamab2

Nice bike scooterpants. I like the green brakes....

Nice bike scooterpants. I like the green brakes. KonAaron Snake, thanks for the info. I'm still trying to work a deal.
09-03-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By bamab2

I like that bullmoose stem. What are the...

I like that bullmoose stem. What are the diameters and is it looking for a new home?
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By bamab2

Thanks for the replies wrk101 and 3alarmer. ...

Thanks for the replies wrk101 and 3alarmer.

So, 3alarmer, you have a Biemmezeta?
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By bamab2

BMZ (Biemmezeta?) with Campy value?

The complete bike:
Columbus frame with dove stamped seat stays and fork crown. BMZ stamped into the bottom bracket. Chrome fork, chain stays, and seat stays. No decals other than the Columbus...
07-10-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,958
Posted By bamab2

I agree with 2cam16. I think it would be cool to...

I agree with 2cam16. I think it would be cool to have one. Anyone have a 1962 vintage something in size small?
05-23-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By bamab2

VO Grand Cru Bolt On Hub QR Conversion?

This may be a very dumb question. I may have a deal on a VO Grand Cru wheelset but the front appears to be a bolt on similar to the link below. The axle is hollow. Do you think it could be converted...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,917
Posted By bamab2

As phtomita pointed out, it's also on the bay. I...

As phtomita pointed out, it's also on the bay. I started watching it several weeks ago. It was first listed at $799.
Not my size. I was just interested since I bought a similar '87 model a while...
01-17-19, 10:47 AM
11-02-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Thanks unworthy1. Hopefully juvela will read and...

Thanks unworthy1. Hopefully juvela will read and offer more. Here are a couple more shots of the characters. I didn't expect this thread to develop into a search but this is cool.

After reading...
11-01-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Well now, you might be on to something. The first...

Well now, you might be on to something. The first three digits may be UCB. University of California Berkley. So how was this done? We're these characters stamped in after the build as part of the...
10-31-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

On behalf of Mikkelsen, thanks for the...

On behalf of Mikkelsen, thanks for the compliments. And thanks for the component advise. Being new to this, I don't want to take an "unappropriate" path. I would actually like to go Dura Ace. I like...
10-31-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Very helpful. Thanks.

Very helpful. Thanks.
10-31-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Hey pcb. I would like to see some pics of yours....

Hey pcb. I would like to see some pics of yours. Mine actually has a serial number. I can't make out the first three digits but I sent it in the email to Mr. Mikkelsen. Maybe he can help when he has ...
10-31-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Head tube shot for credit to your friend. ...

Head tube shot for credit to your friend.

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10-30-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,831
Posted By bamab2

Mikkelsen Road Special Frame

I posted this on the appraisal forum a few weeks back and ended up getting it. I've sent an email to Mr. Mikkelsen, hoping for some info. The previous owner said it had Campy NR drive train and...
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By bamab2

Fair offer for partial Nuovo Record group?

What would be a fair offer price to the seller for this group? The components were on a frame I recently bought (more on that in a later post). Supposed to be in good shape but have not been cleaned...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By bamab2

​​​​​​​What about a value? What little I can find...

​​​​​​​What about a value? What little I can find says he made/makes quality stuff.
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By bamab2

Mikkelsen Frame Value

How would you guys value and rate this Mikkelsen frame? It looks to be in very good shape. It fits. Just the frame....
09-27-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By bamab2

+++100! I read a lot of the posts regarding...

+++100!
I read a lot of the posts regarding questions about obscure parts or bikes. It amazes me how much the good people on here know. It has helped this newbie tremendously.
09-16-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,219
Posted By bamab2

Thanks to all for the info. Sounds like these are...

Thanks to all for the info. Sounds like these are early models, '76-'77. If anyone else has info or pics please speak up.
09-15-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,219
Posted By bamab2

Jim Blackburn Front and Rear Rack

What little I think I know about Jim Blackburn racks is that the earlier ones were marked with Jim Blackburn and the later were marked Blackburn. I just picked up this set for the front rack. It is...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By bamab2

Made a deal and picked it up this evening. It has...

Made a deal and picked it up this evening. It has it's fair share of scratches and scrapes and more than it's fair share of grime but everything works so I consider it a win. I like the old Suntour...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By bamab2

Schwinn High Sierra

Ran across a Schwinn High Sierra, I think it's an '85. Terrible pictures but the seller sent me this side shot. I've been thinking about something like this to put together a sort of multi-terrain,...
08-20-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,277
Posted By bamab2

Very nice!!! I'm sure the pictures do not do...

Very nice!!! I'm sure the pictures do not do justice to that beautiful green. If you decide not to use the front rack, give me a shout. I would like to add one to my 620.
Cool little history lesson...
05-21-18, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By bamab2

The 610 arrived packaged well. Looking forward to...

The 610 arrived packaged well. Looking forward to getting the her on the road.
Thanks colorondo colorondo
05-08-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By bamab2

PM sent with some questions.

PM sent with some questions.
04-08-18, 09:04 AM
10-05-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,320
Posted By bamab2

Actually, the copper over chrome is notr silly. I...

Actually, the copper over chrome is notr silly. I don't know Brooks process but sometimes other alloy platings are used as a base or substrate to help with corrosion resistance an adhesion of the...
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