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10-02-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 296,184
Posted By Rooney

Any chance you'd be able to share photos of the...

Any chance you'd be able to share photos of the dimpled stays and your dimpling method? With and without the rear wheel installed? I have a similar era 710 that I've been trying to figure out how to...
09-29-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,251
Posted By Rooney

I have a 79/80 Trek 710 that takes a 3/16 SAE...

I have a 79/80 Trek 710 that takes a 3/16 SAE binder bolt, no nut necessary. Same with a similarly aged 613 frame I had too. Based on other threads I've read this seems to have been standard at the...
09-26-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 694,340
Posted By Rooney

On the hunt for a 70s 21" Motobecane Grand Record...

On the hunt for a 70s 21" Motobecane Grand Record or Jubilee with Nervex lugs. I have a 23" silver and red Grand Jubilee frame to trade, campy dropouts, and a french threaded bb shell. No pics at the...
09-20-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 95,949
Posted By Rooney

I believe by that point they were unthreaded...

I believe by that point they were unthreaded thru-fork bolt holes. You would need to run a bolt through the hole and use a nut on the other side.
08-20-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

$450 Two Trek 620's with matching racks, bottle...

$450 Two Trek 620's with matching racks, bottle cages, fenders, and some panniers
"2 Bicycles, 1983, 19 inch and 21 inch, 531 Reynolds, 18 speed, with racks and panniers. call or text [hidden...
08-20-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Rooney

I wanna say 6mm per side is the generally "safe"...

I wanna say 6mm per side is the generally "safe" rule, that's about the max we would do at the shop I was working in. Working on friend's bikes, I've definitely done some shoe-horning of tires into...
08-19-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,240
Posted By Rooney

Old thread but I watched this video earlier this...

Old thread but I watched this video earlier this week and it seems at least somewhat applicable to the conversion.

LINK
08-19-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 556,920
Posted By Rooney

I appreciate all the options provided. I dont...

I appreciate all the options provided. I dont know that any seem like exactly what were looking for, although the idea of building up one of those Soma Buena Vistas is appealing. Seems like it may...
08-16-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 556,920
Posted By Rooney

I'm looking for a 19-21" mixte frameset that can...

I'm looking for a 19-21" mixte frameset that can accommodate 650x42b tires with fenders.

My mom decided she wanted a bike after I got the rest of the family riding again, and she really liked the...
08-08-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By Rooney

Vintage Cannondale...

Vintage Cannondale (https://shop.vintagecannondale.com/products/a113-guide-for-cannondale?variant=36060466577563) usually has replacement cable guides, but when I looked for my brother's bike the...
08-03-22, 12:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rooney

This advice was incredibly helpful by the way....

This advice was incredibly helpful by the way. Subscribing to each aspect made the ride much more enjoyable, thank you!
08-03-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rooney

Makes sense. I think you and your crew were...

Makes sense. I think you and your crew were joining back onto the ride from an Amish or Mennonite-run refueling stop. I'd pulled off because I thought they had lemonade or something and decided to...
08-02-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rooney

I just got home to the Philly burbs after a few...

I just got home to the Philly burbs after a few days of driving back from Lansing, which included stops at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville and a Guardians game in Cleveland.

My family and I had...
07-19-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By Rooney

Beginning the drive from PA to Iowa tomorrow with...

Beginning the drive from PA to Iowa tomorrow with my dad, who'll be riding a Trek 750. My sister is flying in to meet us there and will be on a Trek 950. First year for all three of us. I've been in...
07-09-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

531 Frame and fork point to a 7xx, I think they...

531 Frame and fork point to a 7xx, I think they added the panel behind TREK in 80/81. Looks like Cyclone front and rear derailleurs, and I'm assuming a Campy crank based on the fluting. I've spent...
06-29-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Rooney

Clipless pedals can 100% make your legs sore (but...

Clipless pedals can 100% make your legs sore (but it could also be something else entirely). Cleat and shoe adjustments are very important. Float, wedges, cleat placement and rotation, and insoles...
06-29-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

I've had this frameset for a little over a year...

I've had this frameset for a little over a year now and it hasn't been ridden nearly enough. Originally, I built it up as a 650b conversion with Tektro long-reach calipers and 38mm tires (eventually...
06-22-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

Just started work this evening getting my 710...

Just started work this evening getting my 710 operational again. It's such a fun bike. I had it converted to 650x38b, now going to 700x35c. If you're tall and looking for a great ride, this is a...
05-26-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

I've been unsure whether this Multi-Track would...

I've been unsure whether this Multi-Track would fit me, and I'm still not 100% convinced it will, but it may make an excellent around-town beater. Mostly had parts lying around. Bought some Maxxis...
05-23-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Rooney

BUMP Still looking for this Cannondale lowrider...

BUMP Still looking for this Cannondale lowrider rack
05-18-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

Here it is just about complete. Only needs brake...

Here it is just about complete. Only needs brake pads and final brake adjustment. Could probably shorten the rd housing too but it was being finicky before and works fine as is. Very pleased with the...
05-17-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Rooney

Oh yeah! The Laser is actually the reason I want...

Oh yeah! The Laser is actually the reason I want the Cannondale. It's a more attainable version. I saw that 3Rensho too, very beautiful! I'm signing a lease tomorrow to move back this summer.
05-16-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Rooney

Bike Plant (https://www.bikeplant.net/) on...

Bike Plant (https://www.bikeplant.net/) on Tompkins is a nice little spot, with very friendly staff. I think they just celebrated their one-year anniversary.

I just stopped into King Kog the other...
05-12-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Rooney

FS: 25" 1985 Schwinn Voyageur SP frameset w/ parts

Asking $200. I would prefer a local sale (Philadelphia—NYC, anywhere in between), but can ship if necessary.

I'm moving soon, and can't bring all the bikes I have with me. This Voyageur served me...
05-11-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

FINALLY nearing the finish line on updating my...

FINALLY nearing the finish line on updating my girlfriend's bike. The project has been plagued with minor setback after minor setback. Today's ordeal was the realization I'd already used one of the...
05-04-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 715
Posted By Rooney

I've used the Cycles Toussaint wheelset. True and...

I've used the Cycles Toussaint wheelset. True and rode well. Ended up getting a clicking that I couldn't figure out for a while. It turned out the hub needed to be cleaned and greased. Just installed...
05-03-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By Rooney

Since the seller wont play nice Id say contact...

Since the seller wont play nice Id say contact Panaracer directly and see if theyd replace it. Thats either an egregious manufacturing defect, or somewhere along the way that sidewall was nicked...
05-02-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

To add to this, I recently picked up a Super...

To add to this, I recently picked up a Super Tourer (very similar frameset) for a friend that was converted to a single-speed and she loves it. Set it up with 700x32c Armadillo tires so she can ride...
05-01-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 556,920
Posted By Rooney

ISO one of those cute little Specialites TA front...

ISO one of those cute little Specialites TA front racks
04-30-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 296,184
Posted By Rooney

Welp, I bought it back after selling it. ...

Welp, I bought it back after selling it.

Getting much closer to actually finishing it up this time too. Waiting on a set of wheels from a friend, but couldn't wait to mock it up, so I threw this...
04-29-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

Raleigh Competition Frameset Reynolds 531 - $50...

Raleigh Competition Frameset Reynolds 531 - $50 (Sacramento)https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bop/d/sacramento-raleigh-competition-frameset/7472836848.html
Derailleur hanger chopped off, rear spaced...
04-28-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

Early Columbus Trek (52cm according to seller)...

Early Columbus Trek (52cm according to seller) for $250 in Brooklyn
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04-20-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

I have a friend who's looking for a bike. I found...

I have a friend who's looking for a bike. I found this Raleigh Super Tourer on craigslist for a great price the other day and picked it up last night after work. The paint's rough and the seatpost...
04-16-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

This is on my local Craigslist. The bridge is...

This is on my local Craigslist. The bridge is definitely separated from the seat stay and would need to be brazed.
04-13-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

I've had this frame for a little over a year now,...

I've had this frame for a little over a year now, and was riding it for maybe half that time when I started getting a clicking while pedaling. I overhauled basically every part of the bike before...
04-07-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 206,749
Posted By Rooney

PMd. I know a Peugeot mixte that could use a set...

PMd. I know a Peugeot mixte that could use a set of these.
04-06-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Rooney

The remaining available jawns have been moved to...

The remaining available jawns have been moved to the Pay it forward... (https://www.bikeforums.net/22464241-post1491.html) thread. The thread can be closed to avoid confusion.
04-06-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,522
Views: 206,749
Posted By Rooney

These are both odd ducks, but I feel like they're...

These are both odd ducks, but I feel like they're uncommon enough that someone must have a use for them. Just asking the price of shipping.

Cannondale handlebar bag interior support
This is for...
04-06-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 42,391
Posted By Rooney

Ive put off wrapping these bars for far too...

Ive put off wrapping these bars for far too long. This Anthracite can go from a dark hunter green to a teal blue green depending on the light. Thinking about blinging it out with a gold chain.
...
04-05-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By Rooney

Put the chain in the highest gear. Zip-tie the DS...

Put the chain in the highest gear. Zip-tie the DS crank arm (pedals are removed and packed in a separate box inside the bike box) to the padded DS chainstay. Nothing moves, no chewed through boxes....
04-03-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

A couple of days ago, I disassembled two sets of...

A couple of days ago, I disassembled two sets of wheels. Tonight, I successfully built up one of the rear wheels. I'll probably try doing one a night for the next three nights. For a first attempt,...
04-02-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Rooney

WTB: Cannondale lowrider rack

I'm back, once again, with another overly specific request. A few weeks ago, I picked up a second Cannondale ST1000. It came with matching bottle cages and a rear rack, but the front lowrider was...
04-02-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

It's always a treat seeing that Raleigh posted. I...

It's always a treat seeing that Raleigh posted. I think it's the fenders and collapsible rear rack that really do it for me.
03-30-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 71,792
Views: 11,678,448
Posted By Rooney

Looks to be a Grand Jubilee. If it were in PA...

Looks to be a Grand Jubilee. If it were in PA instead of VA, I'd be all over it.

Motobecane 10 speed $100
"Late 70s -80s model in working condition. Motobecane 10 speed."...
03-29-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,964
Posted By Rooney

Creaky bottom brackets tend to be more related to...

Creaky bottom brackets tend to be more related to the press-in variety. It's due to bottom bracket shell tolerances being off in the frame's manufacturing.

That problem isn't much of a factor when...
03-29-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

I've used (currently use) a Cyclone MkII GT...

I've used (currently use) a Cyclone MkII GT across 8 speeds. It should work. The low limit screw is fully backed out. You may find you'll want to file the stop to gain a little more breathing room.
03-23-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Rooney

Updated: SR crankset and Light Action shifters...

Updated: SR crankset and Light Action shifters sold. Prices further reduced.
03-23-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,754
Views: 867,311
Posted By Rooney

I've been keeping an eye out for Suntour XC Pro...

I've been keeping an eye out for Suntour XC Pro cantis and finally found a champagne gold set at a reasonable price. They'll eventually go on my '90 ST1000, but first I need to find another pair.
...
03-21-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,754
Views: 867,311
Posted By Rooney

No matching chrome bike to put it on (yet), but I...

No matching chrome bike to put it on (yet), but I was very pleased to finally find a 23" long chrome Silca for less than $120.
...
03-21-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,424
Views: 613,820
Posted By Rooney

Oof, I hadn't looked at the shipping. I don't...

Oof, I hadn't looked at the shipping. I don't blame ya. Best of luck with that bb!
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