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06-22-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By robertj298

Suntour Superbe derailleurs

What vintage Japanese bikes came equipped with Suntour Superbe derailleurs?
I don't think any Ceturion bikes did.
04-29-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By robertj298

Need help with an SRAM twist shifter

This was my wife bike which she can no longer ride. I need to replace the rear derailleur cable before I sell it.
It is Shimano SRT 400. I've watched videos on other models of this shifter but none...
04-19-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,353
Posted By robertj298

Tire width and rolling resistance.

I keep reading about how wider tires are faster with less rolling resistance and I understand the
the concept but they always compare the two tires inflated to the same pressure. So is a wider...
04-17-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By robertj298

Question for Fuji Team owners

I have an 84 Fuji Team. It's a great bike but the only this I don't like is that it will not take a tire any wider than 25mm
and then not even all 25mm tires.It will take a 25mm Gatorskin but not a...
04-16-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By robertj298

I can't tell from the photos. They are asking $235

I can't tell from the photos. They are asking $235
04-15-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By robertj298

Panasonic PT-3500?

Saw this for sale and cant find much info on it.All the ones I've seen on Google are 1988 and all have Panasonic written in pink.
Anyone have info on this model. Here is the photo of the one listed....
04-15-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19,010
Views: 2,355,038
Posted By robertj298

The heart of it all

Columbus Ohio
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04-12-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By robertj298

If those are the true aero pedals, they take a...

If those are the true aero pedals, they take a non standard 1"diameter axle
04-09-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By robertj298

Panasonic DX 5000 gets a makeover

New white seat and bar tape
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04-09-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By robertj298

It is a 6208. It index shifts fine with no...

It is a 6208. It index shifts fine with no slipping it just slips when I use friction shifting
04-09-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By robertj298

Shifter wants to slip gears

I like using my Shimano 600 indexed shifter in the friction setting but it seems
to frequently slip back into the next highest gear. Any fix for this?
04-09-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By robertj298

Cheap rear rack bag idea

I had this old camera bag laying around and I think with a small modification it would make a nice
rear rack bag. These can be had used at a fraction of the cost of an actual similar bike bag....
04-03-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By robertj298

Concord New Yorker?

My daughter was gifted these 2 matching bikes from her neighbor. She doesn't really want them so I
don't know if I should take them or not. They look almost brand new but I could find no info on...
04-01-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By robertj298

Anyone?

Anyone?
03-31-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By robertj298

Brake levers to replace Shimano 600 AX levers

I'm looking to replace these levers that have hoods that are impossible to find. What would be a good
replacement preferably one that hoods are easier to find especially white hoods?
03-30-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69,583
Views: 11,292,951
Posted By robertj298

Carradice Barley bag

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03-29-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By robertj298

What to wear over padded cycling underwear?

Jeans? Nylon pants? cotton pants? Whats best?
03-28-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By robertj298

Mine would take a clamp on

Mine would take a clamp on
03-28-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By robertj298

I had an AX RD on a Univega Super Strada I had.....

I had an AX RD on a Univega Super Strada I had.. I didn't like it and switched to a Suntour
Superbe 1st generation and it worked like a charm
03-28-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By robertj298

Abrupt and noisy compared to a modern freewheel...

Abrupt and noisy compared to a modern freewheel which I assume would be hyperglide. I would compare the difference
to popping the clutch on a standard transmission car to easing the clutch out. My...
03-26-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By robertj298

Continental 4000s and 4 season tires

I needed a 23 mm tire for the front of my Fuji team and wanted a 25mm for the back I wanted
to get continental 4000s tires but I mistakenly ordered a 23mm continental 4 season for the front
and a...
03-23-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

I ride my bikes so comfort would always trump...

I ride my bikes so comfort would always trump looks
03-23-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

I should have mentioned that I like to ride my...

I should have mentioned that I like to ride my bikes also
03-23-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By robertj298

Do all uniglide freewheels shift clunkily?

I've had half a dozen bikes that have had uniglide freewheels None of
them have ever shifted very smoothly .Usually the shift is very abrupt
and rather noisy. They do shift fine though. The only...
03-23-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

So would you deem saddle color more important...

So would you deem saddle color more important than comfort ? lol
03-23-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

I like the blue. I think the original was Benotto...

I like the blue. I think the original was Benotto . That's what was on it when I got it but it was very torn and faded
03-23-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

This is the original seat and tape that came on...

This is the original seat and tape that came on the bike
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03-22-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 823,351
Posted By robertj298

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03-22-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By robertj298

What a deal on tires!!!

While searching for bicycle tires on Facebook Marketplace there are at least a dozen adds from
the same place for brand new
Continental Gatorskins and they are only $188.00 each:lol:
03-22-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By robertj298

You're probably right but at 68 years old each...

You're probably right but at 68 years old each year gets a little harder
03-22-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By robertj298

Do I need to go back to a hybrid?

I have 5 beautiful vintage road bikes that I love. Maybe it's too soon in the season to tell
but yesterday I did my first loner ride of the season. Took a trail 14 miles up had lunch
then 14 miles...
03-18-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 167,371
Posted By robertj298

NW Ohio ...

NW Ohio
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03-18-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,401
Views: 167,371
Posted By robertj298

NW Ohio ...

NW Ohio
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03-17-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By robertj298

Yes they are 23s

Yes they are 23s
03-17-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By robertj298

Continental GP 4000 tires

In an earlier post on my Fuji team not being able to fit some 700X25 tires It was recommended
to try and size down to 23s. I have a chance to pick up a couple Continental GP 4000s cheap.
I'm...
03-17-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By robertj298

Some great ideas. Thanks everyone

Some great ideas. Thanks everyone
03-16-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By robertj298

Cleaning the outside of wheel hubs?

Is there an easy way to clean the outside of wheel hubs in between the spokes?
03-15-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By robertj298

Here is a photo of the front tire clearance. I...

Here is a photo of the front tire clearance. I took the wheels off a couple other bikes I have but the wheels may be
different sizes. 700X25 GP 4000s are a no go but 700X25 gatorskins fit the same...
03-14-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

Those hoods are very hard to find. I was lucky...

Those hoods are very hard to find. I was lucky enough that someone on here
donated them and wouldn't accept any payment.
03-14-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

The tires and saddle came with the bike and I'm...

The tires and saddle came with the bike and I'm not sure I'm going to keep
the bike so I don't want to put too much $$ into it now
03-14-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By robertj298

Tire diameters

I would like to replace the cheap tires on my 1984 Fuji Team. The tires on there come really
close to hitting the bottom of the fork. They are 700X25. The original tire size is 700X25.
Is there a...
03-13-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,340
Posted By robertj298

Is this bar wrap too gaudy?

I liked it when I first got it but now I'm not so sure. The original was a blue Benotto which
I can still find on Ebay....
03-12-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By robertj298

The serial number tells me it's a 1985 Miata...

The serial number tells me it's a 1985 Miata frame with 1984 Miyata components.
03-12-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By robertj298

Did they assemble the whole bike out just supply...

Did they assemble the whole bike out just supply the frames?
03-12-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By robertj298

Panasonic and Miyata frame question.

I know both Miyata and Panasonic made frames for different manufacturers but I'm
wondering if these frames were sold unpainted? I have a Univega Gran Tourisma
that looks to be the same color as an...
03-09-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,295
Posted By robertj298

How about old red houses?

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03-09-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,295
Posted By robertj298

How about old red houses?

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01-01-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By robertj298

Japanese bikes from the 70s vs the 80s?

I have had about 10 vintage Japanese bikes that were made from 1983-1989. I've never had any from the 70s so
how do the earlier Japanese bikes from the 70s compare to those from the 80s?
12-30-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By robertj298

That sounds pretty miserable. 42 degrees here,...

That sounds pretty miserable. 42 degrees here, damp and heavy fog. Much better riding weather. You donít have to worry about overheating. You donít have that dang sun blinding you . Perfect riding...
12-30-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By robertj298

Beautiful Ohio weather.

Not many places you can find such nice riding weather at the end of December.
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