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05-23-22, 06:23 AM
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Posted By RobertUI

Hmmm... I do have another red (plus I could use...

Hmmm... I do have another red (plus I could use those red skewers from the Shimano wheels) this is an interesting thought. Maybe when it's time to change out the bar tape again. BTW, this bar tape...
05-23-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 358,934
Posted By RobertUI

Horrible photography here due to a sunny day and...

Horrible photography here due to a sunny day and poor placement. :-) I was able to get this on the W&OD this weekend for its maiden voyage, and I'm in love. Still some nit-picky gear adjustments are...
05-20-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

Great questions, I should have said: I mostly...

Great questions, I should have said:
I mostly need 32h (looking for a couple 100 and a couple 130) but I also need a pair of 36 (100 &130) and another single of 36 (100, 130 or 135). I don't care...
05-20-22, 08:38 AM
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Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

Naturally I give away a spare hub and then...

Naturally I give away a spare hub and then immediately acquired 8 rims ( great planning on my part ). I am now on the hunt for some cheap(ish) hubs as I've gotten back into wheel building and don't...
05-18-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By RobertUI

Sounds like a solid choice, I can't get over the...

Sounds like a solid choice, I can't get over the fact (been there) that it's cheaper to buy a new crankset right now than it is to get chainrings.
05-17-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By RobertUI

As I continue to clear through parts, I came...

As I continue to clear through parts, I came across some dia-compe aero brake levers that I will throw in for a forum member.

Bump for additional trade interests.
05-16-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By RobertUI

No apologies for the cringe-worthy photo. It...

No apologies for the cringe-worthy photo. It shows off the old meets new theme.
05-16-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By RobertUI

Wanted to show my old meets new setup. ...

Wanted to show my old meets new setup.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220516_154311_06a6bafbe8286e4c68fa0246e59bbae90957d348.jpg
05-11-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By RobertUI

It's definitely missing the black curtains, but I...

It's definitely missing the black curtains, but I like your style! :)
05-11-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By RobertUI

I wear any of my random bike shorts (currently...

I wear any of my random bike shorts (currently 'Sportneer' from Amazon are my favorite @ $24.99 each), and some sort of wicking t-shirt or bike jersey. Nothing fancy for me.
05-11-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By RobertUI

I'll have to get a shot of my current setup......

I'll have to get a shot of my current setup... another interesting mix of old & new. (Raleigh Technium RT450 w/ 2x10 105 derailleurs, friction downtube (may be moving to friction bar ends), Gossamer...
05-09-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By RobertUI

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame...

I use mine this way all the time. I have a frame with rack points too, which helps. The grocery paniers are perfect for this!
...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-04-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By RobertUI

There's not a chance I would sell this frame...

There's not a chance I would sell this frame after attempting to repair, but you're helping give me the gumption to attempt the repair for myself (would probably just make it a single-speed...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-03-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By RobertUI

I like your style... my son knows how to TIG...

I like your style... my son knows how to TIG weld... maybe we should give it a go? enough mud and noone will notice! :-)
Forum: Framebuilders
05-02-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By RobertUI

What to do with a cracked frame? (late 90sRockhopper)

What to do with a cracked frame?This is a bit of a cross-post (I originally put this under C&V because I forgot there was a framebuilders forum). Anyway, I would love to give this away to someone who...
05-02-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By RobertUI

Yeah, this is probably the best idea. I think I'm...

Yeah, this is probably the best idea. I think I'm going to keep the fork, I think my son wants to go back to a rigid setup on his older MTB.
05-02-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By RobertUI

Yeah, I've done the first part (I guess I could...

Yeah, I've done the first part (I guess I could salvage the headset, stem and fork) but the conservationist in me hates to just toss the frame, even if it's into recycling. I should note, that I'm...
05-02-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By RobertUI

What to do with a cracked frame?

This isn't really a question of 'how do I fix this' it's more of a question about what should I do with this thing? I have no intention of putting any money into a repair, but I don't want this in...
04-29-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 199,824
Posted By RobertUI

GONE: Talk about specific... I have this set of...

GONE: Talk about specific... I have this set of brifter hoods that I meant to give to the buyer of my old Fuji w/ 105 (ST-5700) shifters. That said, I don't know that these will actually work on 105,...
04-29-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

If it will help, I mistakenly purchased this hub...

If it will help, I mistakenly purchased this hub thinking it was 130mm, but it's 135. "Vintage Shimano Acera X FH-M290 Rear Hub 36 Holes 36H Bicycle Bike". I only paid $16 shipped, so I'm happy to...
04-28-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,071
Views: 563,419
Posted By RobertUI

Thank you! I was taught a long time ago to take...

Thank you! I was taught a long time ago to take the extra time/attention to be able to read the logo from the stem hole, but what I am more amazed with is the fact that my phone's camera is this good...
04-28-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By RobertUI

If these can be of use to anyone on here, I'd be...

If these can be of use to anyone on here, I'd be more than happy to trade for just about anything bike-touring related. I need some fenders & can also use a front & rear rack. Saddles and tires would...
04-27-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 358,934
Posted By RobertUI

I decided to go all in and put a full Ultegra...

I decided to go all in and put a full Ultegra group on my R800, and I think it looks pretty sweet with the new(ish) Prologo saddle. Ignore the stem atrocity and the angle of the bars, I'm awaiting my...
04-27-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,071
Views: 563,419
Posted By RobertUI

I'm terrible with progress photos, but I thought...

I'm terrible with progress photos, but I thought I'd share here. Thanks to @rccardr for the rim, this is my first full wheel build since I was in college. Everything went smoothly, and now I have a...
04-20-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By RobertUI

Shimano 600 - 6207 Group

If you have hubs, I would LOVE to trade for some 36H road hubs for a few wheel builds that I am going to be starting.

I would love to get $150 for this (currently it is listed for $200 on...
04-19-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By RobertUI

I've been having fun riding this around. It's...

I've been having fun riding this around. It's really nimble!
04-19-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By RobertUI

I love a product with such a clear and concise...

I love a product with such a clear and concise name: "Bicycle Road Bike Handlebar Tape Anti-slip Wrap Cork Guidoline Fixing Straps"

:D
Forum: For Sale
04-14-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By RobertUI

SRAM X0 Front Derailleur (plus extras)

I'm pretty much selling this as 1 derailleur, as the 2nd derailleur in the picture has a broken clamp, due the mounting hole being stripped. The one pictured at the front/bottom is new, out of box...
Forum: For Sale
04-14-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By RobertUI

Venzo Adjustable Braze On Front Derailleur Adapter

I bought this on Amazon about a year ago, and never took a moment to realize that I ordered the wrong size. I need a 31.8 so I would LOVE to trade someone for the correct size, or I'm happy to ship...
Forum: For Sale
04-13-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By RobertUI

Chainrings ( 104bcd, 80bcd )

These have shop where and that's about it. I may have put 25 miles on the biggest 2 rings when I was determined to make my old Race Face crankset work for my gravel bike. I never got the chain line...
04-12-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,207,521
Posted By RobertUI

Love this!!! What bars are those? They look...

Love this!!! What bars are those? They look pretty awesome!
04-08-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 349,881
Posted By RobertUI

This is a heartbreaking story in so very many...

This is a heartbreaking story in so very many ways. May his family find peace during this terrible time.
04-08-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By RobertUI

Often this is the case, we'd have to see to know...

Often this is the case, we'd have to see to know for sure, but I suspect you'll see what you're expecting. What brand frame, and what brand shifters are you thinking?
04-08-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By RobertUI

I would LOVE some help in joining the "Bike...

I would LOVE some help in joining the "Bike Forums Classic and Vintage" club in zwift... maybe it's because I primarily manage stuff through the website, and there isn't support there? Anyway... Ride...
04-07-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 68,983
Views: 11,142,348
Posted By RobertUI

Not really high end, but here's a very cool, very...

Not really high end, but here's a very cool, very TALL Raleigh!


1984 - Vintage Raleigh Marathon Road Bike 502...
04-07-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 412
Posted By RobertUI

I'll send some pics this evening... sorry I wound...

I'll send some pics this evening... sorry I wound up being offline for most of yesterday.
04-06-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By RobertUI

I log a lot of miles on zwift. Currently I'm...

I log a lot of miles on zwift. Currently I'm running my Cannondale R800 with a TacX Flux2. I'd love to do a group ride with other BF members!
04-05-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 412
Posted By RobertUI

evanwellens Lo. if you do in fact need a small...

evanwellens Lo. if you do in fact need a small (granny) chainring and it's an older Gary Fisher (like pre-2002?) I might have a couple, and would be happy to mail to you for the cost of postage. I...
03-31-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

Yup great question! It's a 1 1/8" steer.

Yup great question! It's a 1 1/8" steer.
03-31-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 199,824
Posted By RobertUI

I cut about 2" off the fork that came with my...

I cut about 2" off the fork that came with my Straggler (used a plumbing pipe cutter which takes a while, but works so clean). This fork came to me too short, I really thought it would work, so I...
03-31-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By RobertUI

do you have the bridge for the bars? I'm...

do you have the bridge for the bars? I'm interested, but would need to source that if not.
03-31-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 199,824
Posted By RobertUI

Not worth it to ME, but that's why I'm offering...

Not worth it to ME, but that's why I'm offering it up here (I'll get some pictures) it's a Surly, so definitely not garbage and for the cost of shipping, it might be worth it to someone here. I was...
03-31-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 199,824
Posted By RobertUI

I have a Straggler that'll definitely handle the...

I have a Straggler that'll definitely handle the a 50 as well, so I'm guessing this fork it prob about the same (I think it was on a CrossCheck but not entirely sure).



And yes... the steerer...
03-31-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 199,824
Posted By RobertUI

This is spoken for! I'm going to throw this...

This is spoken for!

I'm going to throw this out there to my fell bf'ers... I recently picked up a black Surly 700c Fork with Cantilever mounts (and rack eyelets) with a threadless steerer tube...
03-31-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

This is spoken for I'm going to throw this...

This is spoken for

I'm going to throw this out there to my fell bf'ers... I recently picked up a black Surly 700c Fork with Cantilever mounts (and rack eyelets) with a threadless steerer tube that...
03-29-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,871
Views: 513,394
Posted By RobertUI

Thanks for the offer, @jeirvine was able to hook...

Thanks for the offer, @jeirvine was able to hook me up!
03-28-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By RobertUI

Now I really want a gas-powered lantern for my...

Now I really want a gas-powered lantern for my commuter bike!!!
03-25-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By RobertUI

I'm keeping this available here to forum members,...

I'm keeping this available here to forum members, and can offer it up as a full build all the way down to frame/fork and anything in between. I'd LOVE to trade for something else.

I have now...
03-22-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5,071
Views: 563,419
Posted By RobertUI

This is currently undergoing a little work, but I...

This is currently undergoing a little work, but I can't wait to get a little road time with it, now that I have a seatpost and stem setup that I'm happy with. I'll post more pics when it's "done" but...
03-22-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By RobertUI

Thankfully caliper brake levers work just fine on...

Thankfully caliper brake levers work just fine on cantilever brakes, so you've got a lot of options (sort of). The Shimano RSX set would seem like a good choice....
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