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Forum: For Sale
03-28-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 117,622
Posted By stykthyn

130mm system six stem

Too long for me, anyone have a carbon stem in 90 or 100mm?https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x738/20190319_200243_803eed0a545be22e03331984ddc7dc19ee0efe15.jpgko
01-25-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,870
Posted By stykthyn

Searching for a 44cm set of drop bars with a 25mm...

Searching for a 44cm set of drop bars with a 25mm clamp diameter
01-23-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 83,624
Posted By stykthyn

correct. 1979 model. Found it abandoned. Talked...

correct. 1979 model. Found it abandoned. Talked to the owner of the property and he said of it was still there in 2 weeks i could have it. Needless to say it never moved. I was going to flip it but...
01-23-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 83,624
Posted By stykthyn

Loving everything in this thread. Here's my...

Loving everything in this thread. Here's my peugeot competition model that's hopefully going to fill this slot and take over commuting duty. Going to stick with dt shifters, maybe bar ends in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,306
Posted By stykthyn

agreed. I had a set of rims that mounting a...

agreed. I had a set of rims that mounting a folding bead much less a wired or tubeless tire was an act of God. Once my current grand prix's have run thier course i truly look forward to trying these...
01-23-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,829
Posted By stykthyn

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Necro bump. Put some new to me wheels on and it rides even better. In...
01-23-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,922,302
Posted By stykthyn

thanks! Here's a pic of when i first got it. ...

thanks! Here's a pic of when i first got it. She's definitely come a long way....
01-23-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,922,302
Posted By stykthyn

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Forum: For Sale
01-08-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By stykthyn

Price?

Price?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,306
Posted By stykthyn

this is still up. Can get a set of 24mm tires...

this is still up. Can get a set of 24mm tires for 107usd. Im tempted to get these through paypal so if it less than honest i can get my money back.
12-31-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,870
Posted By stykthyn

i am in gaineville fl

i am in gaineville fl
12-31-18, 04:26 PM
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Views: 100,870
Posted By stykthyn

a loaner would work. Isn't one locally. Just...

a loaner would work. Isn't one locally. Just need to get these cranks off to be re-tapped. I could paypal you a deposit or money for your time/ effort.
12-31-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,870
Posted By stykthyn

Iso stronglight crank puller

Need a puller for a model 63 super competiton crankset. Desperate to get this project finished.
12-07-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

I have a matching x9 front mech and shifter. Was...

I have a matching x9 front mech and shifter. Was momentarily enthralled with the idea of a 3x10 set up, but realistically when im on the trails i may only use 13-15 of them. In must say though,...
12-06-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

it was an altus derailleur. Worked fine with the...

it was an altus derailleur. Worked fine with the 8 speed chain. Was super finicky with the thinner 10 speed chain
12-05-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,398
Posted By stykthyn

I absolutely LOVE the 5800 set up on my bike....

I absolutely LOVE the 5800 set up on my bike. That being said unless you have 11speed compatible hubs i would stick with 10 speed. Most builds i do for casual weekend use or century rides i prefer to...
12-05-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

Welp did it work? Kind of. I could get 2 of the...

Welp did it work? Kind of. I could get 2 of the rings to shift fairly well. Trying to get all 3 without significant rubbing through its useable ranges just wasn't going to work. Was worth a shot.
12-01-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

I'll probably end up going with the sram front....

I'll probably end up going with the sram front. It's a double and I'll lose the big ring up front, but I'm rarely in it since this is a mtb. Just like the option for the instances I'm on the road...
12-01-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

i have 90% of everything i need. Just don't like...

i have 90% of everything i need. Just don't like breaking compact chains so I'm trying to get this in one take so to speak.
12-01-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

Mucked that up didn't I. Lol. I have an altus...

Mucked that up didn't I. Lol. I have an altus triple front on the bike currently. Picked up a sram x9 group set and would really like to keep the triple front. Not sure if it will keep the chain...
11-30-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By stykthyn

8 speed Shimano front with SRAM 10 rear

Before everyone says no you shouldn't do this, is there anyone that has tried this with real world results?
11-18-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By stykthyn

i was really wanting the HD holographic purple,...

i was really wanting the HD holographic purple, but man that stuff is well into disposable income territory
11-14-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By stykthyn

Overhauling vintage bikes i almost always use a...

Overhauling vintage bikes i almost always use a sis derailleur. Coupled with a new chain i can usually achieve a silky smooth shift transition once everything is dialed in. The only exception i...
11-09-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,922,302
Posted By stykthyn

83-84. It has those weird wingnuts that are a...

83-84. It has those weird wingnuts that are a really small size.
11-09-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,922,302
Posted By stykthyn

what cable stops did you use on the downtube? My...

what cable stops did you use on the downtube? My peugeot has abnormally small bosses
11-08-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-08-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

Couldn't get anyone to claim this machine so ive...

Couldn't get anyone to claim this machine so ive decided to keep it and make it my commuter. Had the shop go through the bottom bracket and wheel hubs. Swapped aero brakes up front and put a set of...
11-08-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By stykthyn

Went with supacaz. Won a box off ebay for 15...

Went with supacaz. Won a box off ebay for 15 dollars. Feels good. Wraps tight. Will put it to the test this weekend.
10-30-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By stykthyn

really want to try supacaz but I'm afraid once it...

really want to try supacaz but I'm afraid once it starts to delaminate like the lizard skin it's time for another product. How long have you had yours?
10-30-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By stykthyn

have you tried the 2mm fizik?

have you tried the 2mm fizik?
10-30-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By stykthyn

Bar tape that's not Lizard Skin?

Let me preface... i love lizard skin, but for the money i don't think it lasts as long as it should. What other brands is everyone running? I would prefer not to use cork or foam. I grip hard at...
09-26-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

I put a message out on the local fb groups. I'll...

I put a message out on the local fb groups. I'll keep it safe for a while. If no one steps forward I'll likely just take it in to the co-op and have them address the bottom bracket. I'll look for a...
09-25-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

nice!!!

nice!!!
09-25-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By stykthyn

I am in love with with the 5800 setup, but it...

I am in love with with the 5800 setup, but it doesn't quite fit the vintage look with the chunky cranks and oversized shifters.
09-25-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

I'll hit up my co op and ask them to inspect the...

I'll hit up my co op and ask them to inspect the bottom end. They specialize in old steel, I'm sure they would have the tools to get it done.
09-25-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,245
Posted By stykthyn

Going to ruffle feathers, but I've gotten quite...

Going to ruffle feathers, but I've gotten quite good at sti swapping all my bikes. I would LOVE to learn how to build wheels though.
09-25-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

Thanks for the reply. BB feels smooth. Someone...

Thanks for the reply. BB feels smooth. Someone went through some effort to keep things smooth on the not too distant past. It was clearly someone's daily transportation. Unfortunately i think it...
09-25-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

Do you know if it's french threaded?

Do you know if it's french threaded?
09-25-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

thanks for the link. Looks like a 79. At the very...

thanks for the link. Looks like a 79. At the very least i will cut/buff the paint and polish the shiny bits. It rides silky smooth and even with that monstrosity of a seat it comes in under 25...
09-25-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By stykthyn

Peugeot find

I found this bike. . Literally found it abandoned. Waited a week and no one had claimed it so i brought it home. Appears to be a 79 to 81 pkn10e, but the crank doesnt have the drilled chainrings...
06-23-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By stykthyn

Don't sweat it. Tackle trails as you feel...

Don't sweat it. Tackle trails as you feel comfortable. As you grow in skill and confidence you will find yourself heading out on more challenging trails and obstacles.

as for getting lost, most...
06-05-18, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By stykthyn

Tapered steerer

When did bikes move to a tapered steerer tub
06-02-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By stykthyn

I personally would not buy a mtb that old. ...

I personally would not buy a mtb that old. Technology has come such a long way in even the dozen years since that bike came out.
my son has a 26" wheel mtb bike. A kona, actually. I can make it...
06-01-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By stykthyn

Pre load on that fork adjusts sag. It has nothing...

Pre load on that fork adjusts sag. It has nothing to with the firmness of that fork.
05-29-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By stykthyn

Any thoughts as to what model year this is?

Any thoughts as to what model year this is?
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By stykthyn

No clue. I sent a message. Going to try and...

No clue. I sent a message. Going to try and check it out.
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By stykthyn

Meh, I'm not sure I'd even want to be into it at...

Meh, I'm not sure I'd even want to be into it at 300.
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By stykthyn

Bianchi Veloce

This bike keeps popping up every few months with no change in price. I really want to make an offer, but it looks like its going to need at least a new group. What would be a decent offer?...
05-24-18, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By stykthyn

What group is on your bike now? Unless you are...

What group is on your bike now? Unless you are just aching to do the swap I can't see much benefit in what you are planning. A tune up/repair with a free wheel swap would do everything you are trying...
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