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06-09-19, 12:25 AM
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Posted By jamesj

Soo on my 1980 412 I have the micro adjust...

Soo on my 1980 412 I have the micro adjust headset Iím wanting to replace it with something more easier for me to use. Does anyone have any suggestions?
06-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By jamesj

I had that exact one. Mine had a sturmey archer...

I had that exact one. Mine had a sturmey archer hub dated 1988 model made in taiwan sticker if i remember correctly.
05-26-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

I’m putting my 1974 Superbe back together and I...

I’m putting my 1974 Superbe back together and I noticed that the top headset cup pops into place without a headset press. The bottom did need to be pressed into place. It is tight but still rotates a...
05-11-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By jamesj

This is a great thread. I also have a GH6 hub on...

This is a great thread. I also have a GH6 hub on my Superbe and want to use it but always wondered if I could run something modern.
03-24-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,771
Posted By jamesj

I use this, It's fun. ...

I use this, It's fun.


https://www.safetypizza.com
03-05-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By jamesj

Awesome! Just got a special. Was going to have my...

Awesome! Just got a special. Was going to have my B17 to replace the rails as they are bent but it was just going to coast as much as a brand new one!
02-13-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,045
Posted By jamesj

That is awesome work! How much does it cost for a...

That is awesome work! How much does it cost for a b17 frame repair? I bent mine in a crash and was going to send it off but its going to be about 130.
02-06-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By jamesj

Man, is that a 52??? If only!!!

Man, is that a 52??? If only!!!
02-06-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By jamesj

Is that a Technomic or a deluxe? What is the...

Is that a Technomic or a deluxe? What is the length?
01-28-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

This mornings commute to the office. ...

This mornings commute to the office.

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01-24-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,972
Posted By jamesj

Bullmoose Bars

ISO Bullmoose Bars. Let me know thanx!
01-21-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,132
Posted By jamesj

They are kinda expensive but if you really want...

They are kinda expensive but if you really want something similar to a musette. Strawfoot has some made out of waxed canvas.

https://strawfoothandmade.com/products/cycling-musette
01-20-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20,853
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Posted By jamesj

pletscher double kickstand. She really doesnít...

pletscher double kickstand. She really doesnít like it that much. I might shorten it more or get a single leg kickstand for her.
01-20-19, 06:08 PM
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Posted By jamesj

New saddle day for my wife. Found a Brooks...

New saddle day for my wife.

Found a Brooks b18 Lady on eBay for 90 bucks.

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01-20-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By jamesj

Iíll take the pump.

Iíll take the pump.
01-18-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

I have a question, Im wanting to raise my stem,...

I have a question, Im wanting to raise my stem, I have a 80mm stem on it right now. I want to use a deluxe stem that is 90mm. Raising my stem about 1" will that bring the bars to about the right...
01-16-19, 09:22 PM
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Views: 14,371
Posted By jamesj

Totally off subject but thats a tall stem, what...

Totally off subject but thats a tall stem, what is it?
01-15-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 14,371
Posted By jamesj

I always want to make a proton pack.

I always want to make a proton pack.
01-15-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,589
Posted By jamesj

I have a 1980 412 and love that bike! mine is...

I have a 1980 412 and love that bike! mine is Ishiwata 022 main triangle Ishiwata 0265 Hi-Ten forks and stays. I remember a 27.2 post was tight for some odd reason when I bought it, It was kinda...
01-15-19, 04:03 PM
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Posted By jamesj

That TREK looked decent before. Sorry.

That TREK looked decent before. Sorry.
01-10-19, 12:13 AM
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Posted By jamesj

Yes, just regular Sports.

Yes, just regular Sports.
01-10-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

I think I might have one of those, I just don't...

I think I might have one of those, I just don't want to shim it cause the brake line runs along the top tube and it isn't the movable kind. I don't know maybe I'm overthinking it.
01-07-19, 10:38 PM
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Posted By jamesj

Does anyone have a 1 inch fulcrum clip for the...

Does anyone have a 1 inch fulcrum clip for the top tube they are willing to get rid off?
12-29-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By jamesj

BROOKS B18 Help

So I bought a Brooks B18 for my wife off ebay for 90 bucks. The leather is perfect it looks hardly ridden but the person before loosened up the tension bolt too much now the whole bolt turns. I tried...
12-09-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By jamesj

ohh man this is exactly what I was looking for!...

ohh man this is exactly what I was looking for! darn!
12-09-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

Ooops I thought I posted a newer picture of my...

Ooops I thought I posted a newer picture of my setup.

Here how it sits currently, I feel like I find myself scooting forward a bit. When Im on the bars I feel like I'm putting pressure on them, I...
12-08-18, 11:50 PM
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Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

I have a question for you all. So my Trek has...

I have a question for you all. So my Trek has always felt like the top tube is long, I feel like I'm always scooting forward on the saddle. Im out of shape but also feel like my stem is long.

I...
11-27-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

Yep it is Sir Walter and cloak on top of the...

Yep it is Sir Walter and cloak on top of the stem. I figured someone did bend it from being too high.

These bars are long and deep, the top when gripping them reminds me of track drops. You think...
11-27-18, 08:20 AM
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Posted By jamesj

So we all agree that it is a later frame with...

So we all agree that it is a later frame with older crankset. Do you all think the bars are older too? Is there anyway to tell?

The only bad thing is the stem is slightly bent.
11-26-18, 10:59 PM
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Posted By jamesj

More. The bars have no markings on them, but the...

More. The bars have no markings on them, but the brake levers did have safety levers on them. Im not sure if they were original, Im thinking not since the bike had pieces added here and there.
...
11-26-18, 10:54 PM
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Posted By jamesj

More pics. Don't pay any attention to the seat...

More pics. Don't pay any attention to the seat post bolt, thats from my 74 Superbe.
...
11-26-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20,853
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Posted By jamesj

Thanx all for the help! I figured it was a 60ís...

Thanx all for the help! I figured it was a 60ís model but wasnít sure. Ill take more detailed photos.

gster I figured in parts in would be more than 20 bucks that's why I bought it!

clubman...
11-25-18, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20,853
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Posted By jamesj

Found a super crappy Sport for $20 bucks. I...

Found a super crappy Sport for $20 bucks. I wasn’t going to buy it but the old lady was nice. And I figured I could just save the parts in case I ever needed them. Rear hub was a shimano coaster...
11-24-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20,853
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Posted By jamesj

Aaron, I feel like the BB Faces are not parallel...

Aaron, I feel like the BB Faces are not parallel which is causing the spindle to bind at certain spots. this might be the case. On my 1979 sport that bottom bracket adjusted perfectly. This one is...
11-23-18, 10:04 PM
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Posted By jamesj

Hmmm im going to have to try this thing again. ...

Hmmm im going to have to try this thing again.
thanx for the help.
11-23-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,037
Posted By jamesj

Im 38 going to be 39 in February. Been here since...

Im 38 going to be 39 in February. Been here since 2005 and totally have been enjoying the ride!
11-23-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20,853
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Posted By jamesj

Sorry, I should have taken a photo of the whole...

Sorry, I should have taken a photo of the whole spindle, this is the original pulled from the Superbe. As for the tools I am using exactly those tools I am using the Park Tool HCW-5 and HCW-11. I...
11-23-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

Question. So I have a 1974 Superbe I'm...

Question.

So I have a 1974 Superbe I'm putting the bottom bracket back together. I noticed the wear on cups and spindle, decided to try using original parts I noticed binding when adjusting. I...
11-11-18, 01:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By jamesj

Frictions shifting is the way to go. When I ride...

Frictions shifting is the way to go. When I ride my Awol it feels so weird that it automatically can shift just by a flick of my wrist i have Shimano Tiagra STI shifters. When I ride my 1980 trek...
10-21-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-15-18, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,509,622
Posted By jamesj

So searching the web I had found this. Funny as...

So searching the web I had found this. Funny as this is almost exactly the same bike, even has the same chain. This is what I'm wanting it to look like in the end.
...
10-13-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,353
Posted By jamesj

Bike camping with the street stomper, This was...

Bike camping with the street stomper, This was earlier this year before the Summer. Now is the time here in the valley to get back out there.

Shot on an Olympus XA with Ilford HP5 400 pushed to...
10-11-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By jamesj

My old Raleigh Sport was a 1988 Taiwan Frame. ...

My old Raleigh Sport was a 1988 Taiwan Frame.

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10-10-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

Yep it is. i always see them on the end of the...

Yep it is.
i always see them on the end of the 70ís Raleighís and 80ís ones. Eve had one on my 88 Raleigh Sport.
10-08-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

Thats what I was thinking myself. Get it taken...

Thats what I was thinking myself. Get it taken apart, grease and built back up to see how it handles. For now im trying to get this damn thing out.
...
10-08-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

This is what I was looking for, I know it is a...

This is what I was looking for, I know it is a decent bike quality wise. As we all do I really love these TREK bikes, I just wasn't sure if it was really worth putting money into it. I have no...
10-08-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

Regarding my previous post about the grimey TREK...

Regarding my previous post about the grimey TREK what would you all do with it?
10-07-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 338,408
Posted By jamesj

Came across this gritty and grimey TREK Elance,...

Came across this gritty and grimey TREK Elance, paid 30 bucks for it and probably paid way too much for it. At first I thought I could always do a repaint, Then I noticed the dents where someone...
10-07-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20,853
Views: 1,991,358
Posted By jamesj

Added my BROOKS and MKS pedals. The drive side...

Added my BROOKS and MKS pedals. The drive side fork had a dent and was bent, I ended up having a frame builder friend realign it for me. Still has the dent but placed some hear stickers kindly...
10-04-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,509,622
Posted By jamesj

Yeah the dropouts are the same I wondered about...

Yeah the dropouts are the same I wondered about cutting that dropout too!
I had cut the chain and tried sliding back the wheel and wondered why it wasn't sliding back then I noticed the dropout.
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