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10-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Iride01

Knowing the exact model number will tell the most...

Knowing the exact model number will tell the most about the extra clicks you seem to feel. So as another said, pull up the hood and look for the exact part number on the body of the shifter.

But...
10-18-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By KCT1986

For the 65xx series of shifter, they are all...

For the 65xx series of shifter, they are all double/triple capable. Models are 6500 pre-Flightdeck, 6501 w/Flightdeck, 6510 updated model w/Flightdeck.

The 6503 marking was used on cranks and...
10-17-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By cyccommute

If you need something to hold the fork in place...

If you need something to hold the fork in place during assembly, a toe strap is tailor made for the job. Loop it around the downtube and the fork, then assemble everything. Once the top cap is in...
10-16-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By andrewclaus

I agree, that's the cable socket on the left...

I agree, that's the cable socket on the left shifter, in its highest shift position. First step is to try cleaning it with extended soaking in a cleaner and lubrication, see if you can get it to...
10-16-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Kimmo

I'm pretty sure that bit that's 'stuck' in there...

I'm pretty sure that bit that's 'stuck' in there is the part of the shifter the cable head sits in - left and right aren't made the same. You'd be lucky if these shifters still work properly, but a...
10-05-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By thewilson

Oh yeah it's a thing.

Oh yeah it's a thing.
09-08-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,148
Posted By CABELLOJO

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Blue anodized Mavic Cosmos, carbon fiber fork, and titanium skewers.
07-07-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By Mad Honk

Sciguy, If you specified the 6mm fixing...

Sciguy,
If you specified the 6mm fixing bolt size they would provide the needed spacers for the bearings. The spacers are sometimes a bit thick for the cage you have so cutting a bit of the...
07-07-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

1984 Raleigh Prestige with (mostly) Shimano 9...

1984 Raleigh Prestige with (mostly) Shimano 9 speed Tiagra.
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06-27-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 310,568
Posted By jsigone

another day of racing the sun in San Diego ...

another day of racing the sun in San Diego
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06-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 3,574,471
Posted By DarKris

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than...

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than stellar experience with the bike shop I got it from I now have my first carbon bike

...
06-07-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,494
Posted By noglider

I appreciate the moderators thinking of us and...

I appreciate the moderators thinking of us and trying to make things better, but clearly the recent change is worse. And all this discussion doesn't help. Just put things back, please. It wasn't...
06-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,148
Posted By Kimmo

joejack951, I think. I reckon his jigger deserves...

joejack951, I think. I reckon his jigger deserves a sticky in here.
06-07-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By Stetr24VW

New-ish to the forums 👋, but I wanted to share...

New-ish to the forums 👋, but I wanted to share progress photos of my '85 Peugeot P8. Purchased last year with tired components, but a beautiful frame with original (rad) paint, so over the last year,...
06-06-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,494
Posted By hazetguy

you mentioned this was a present. Did you keep...

you mentioned this was a present. Did you keep the gift receipt? We'd like to return it.
06-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,494
Posted By gaucho777

I am not likely to ever visit that other forum. I...

I am not likely to ever visit that other forum. I spend almost all my time in C&V. I occasionally dip my toes in the Road and Commuting forums, more for the topical discussion than for the bikes. I...
06-04-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 28,794
Posted By mcgregorj

Here's my haul. I think I put a handful of fun...

Here's my haul. I think I put a handful of fun replacement crap in there, although had to hold on to a couple of things that wouldn't fit. Next time!

(The 6-speed 14-32 was perfect for my...
06-03-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,494
Posted By The Golden Boy

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented...

I had a really nicely worded, community oriented explanation of why I thought the brifter forum was not the best idea- and then I read Wildwood's post and it pissed me off. **** that. I have enough...
06-03-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 2,322,258
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

It's been a while since I've posted, so here's...

It's been a while since I've posted, so here's the current status of most of my vintage mountain bikes. There are plenty of others, but they haven't quite been refurbished yet. I've also got a couple...
06-02-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By Broctoon

I took this selfie at one of the checkpoints: ...

I took this selfie at one of the checkpoints:


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05-28-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By 70sSanO

Very nice build. Love the mix of old and new. ...

Very nice build. Love the mix of old and new. Canti’s and Advent... excellent.

John
05-27-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,148
Posted By CABELLOJO

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Torn down.
05-26-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By Lazyass

That shade of purple is perfect.

That shade of purple is perfect.
05-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By franswa

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub...

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub forum has some appreciation for Somas

...
05-20-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 310,568
Posted By cb400bill

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05-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 28,794
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal...

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal things, and after I got those mostly back under control I've been avoiding BF out of embarrassment of abandoning the BoC without asking anyone to take...
05-10-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 28,794
Posted By southpawboston

As long as you don't refuse the refuse, and sift...

As long as you don't refuse the refuse, and sift through the grift, and use your smarts in repacking the parts, you'll be able to close the flap on the crap and wash your hands of the whole scam.
04-17-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,029
Posted By veganbikes

I think it is Tom Waits vs. Wing ...

I think it is Tom Waits vs. Wing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wing_(singer))type of thing. Dave Matthews actually has good musicians behind him.You can say what you want about the fans or the...
03-25-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By abshipp

Here's my two at the moment: ...

Here's my two at the moment:

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03-14-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By Velobass

Here's mine. Been riding the crap out of of all...

Here's mine. Been riding the crap out of of all winter.
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03-14-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

How 'bout a little more red? ...

How 'bout a little more red?

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...
03-09-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,871
Posted By jamesdak

Add me to the nose up a bit with a Brooks or my...

Add me to the nose up a bit with a Brooks or my Gyes saddles. If not I slide forward and wind up with too much weight on my hands.
...
03-09-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By AJI125

New Bike Day: ‘82 Trek 613

Early 90s 8s Campagnolo (hodgepodge SRAM cassette with custom spacers). First gen Record Ergos. Croce crank thanks to Bikerider007 . Record (I think, thanks to Brewsmith ) RD with a Record OR cage...
03-06-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By botty kayer

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli...

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli Volare SLX saddle, so my Nikor is now finished and exactly as I'd like it. ...
03-05-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By FasterBass

New guy throwing my hat in the ring. 1992...

New guy throwing my hat in the ring. 1992 Bridgestone RB-1 I just finished last night. well, "finished". Need a black seatpost, brakes, derail...anyway. Don't hate too much. I know Bridgestones are...
02-15-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By 50voltphantom

After a 34 deg ride in February. Needs a fresh...

After a 34 deg ride in February. Needs a fresh seatpost. I've replaced every single part on this bike besides the lower headset bearing and derailleur hanger since I got it. No regrets. Will probably...
Forum: Texas
02-07-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By Brad L

Here’s a photo from our rest stop of this month’s...

Here’s a photo from our rest stop of this month’s Texas VeloVintage ride near Houston. L - R: 1971 Schwinn Paramount, 1983 John Howard, 1984 Ciöcc Mockba 80, 1981 Cinelli Super Corsa, and my 1969...
02-01-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 819
Views: 174,624
Posted By fishboy316

This is my latest project. Have had it for 2...

This is my latest project. Have had it for 2 years sitting in a bike box in my basement. Picked it up off of ebay for $60 plus $30 shipping. Decided to rebuild her. I think she will be a fun ride....
01-16-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By cyccommute

The star washer behind the caliper just calls out...

The star washer behind the caliper just calls out for a tool that would be used on it but, honestly, I’ve never found one. A pin punch works but it’s really, really, really crude adjustment. The...
01-12-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By veganbikes

Yeah. I kept looking and then was like maybe I...

Yeah. I kept looking and then was like maybe I print myself but then I was like I don't want to measure and try and be so accurate and then gave up on the project. But you have reinvigorated things.
01-12-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By veganbikes

Did I already know you had a Cilo and just forgot...

Did I already know you had a Cilo and just forgot or did I not know you had a Cilo and you just gained extra points? Regardless I like it and that Vaaast is still looking good
01-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

My beloved Rinsei Lab keirin bike...
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Forum: Texas
12-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By takozukuri

I thought I'd share contact information for...

I thought I'd share contact information for precinct 3 people. I emailed directly to these to share my disapproval/disagreement with the new 10 mph rule.pct3parks@pct3.hctx.net
pct3@pct3.com...
12-26-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 28,794
Posted By crandress

Everyone, I will try to help facilitate...

Everyone,

I will try to help facilitate until we hear from Chr0m0ly. His last activity was in the middle of November, so I am guessing life may have taken an unexpected turn. Hopefully he is...
Forum: Texas
12-16-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By takozukuri

I'm also a commuter and use GBP and Terry Hershey...

I'm also a commuter and use GBP and Terry Hershey to get from Katy to my job in energy corridor. I was out for fun on Dec 11 and had a constable/sheriff yell at me, "10 mph" as I passed him (in GBP)....
12-15-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,385
Posted By BFisher

Saddle arrived today and I put it on. Temps in...

Saddle arrived today and I put it on. Temps in the 20's now and supposed to get over a foot of snow starting tomorrow, so no test ride yet. Here's a pic though....
12-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By seau grateau

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape. ...

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape.

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12-05-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 450,679
Posted By speed king

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12-02-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Soma Rush Rev. 1

I originally built this 2011 Soma Rush frame with a threadless fork and bullhorns, but recently rebuilt it with a threaded fork and drop bars with hooded brake levers. I prefer the threaded look with...
12-01-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By 50voltphantom

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry...

New stem, nice weather, no agenda, and a dry creek bed.

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