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05-11-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By alpanian

I'm also leaning towards a faulty RD. I had...

I'm also leaning towards a faulty RD. I had already played around with b-screw adjustment, but tried again just now to no avail. And the link is definitely installed correctly. The last thing to...
05-10-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By alpanian

Thanks for your help. Yes it's charged. I also...

Thanks for your help. Yes it's charged. I also have the wireless unit installed and see the charge in realtime on my Garmin.
The chain you see on film is a CN-HG701 and the casette is a 105 11sp....
05-10-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By alpanian

DI2 R8050 GS trouble shifting up

Hi all,

This is driving me crazy. I installed Shimano DI2 myself about 1000km ago, and everything worked fine. Then after about 5-600km I start having problems shifting up. I have gone through...
03-24-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7,132
Views: 683,362
Posted By alpanian

PD-7200 Dura Ace EX ...

PD-7200 Dura Ace EX
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03-23-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By alpanian

First project: My Koga Miyata Proacer '81

Hi all,
So I finally reached enough posts to attach some pictures. I've been wanting to work on a vintage bike for a while, but took my time finding the right bike in the local classifieds. For this...
03-23-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 44,121
Posted By alpanian

I definitely do, and so does my wife. I'm only 42...

I definitely do, and so does my wife. I'm only 42 and physically quite fit. I've always done lots of sports, and as a teen was running track at swiss championship level.

Nevertheless, I have...
03-23-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,978
Posted By alpanian

Running definitely harder overall. It's harder on...

Running definitely harder overall. It's harder on the body (joints etc). Furthermore, Even moderate running will have you out of steam sooner than moderate cycling. Nevertheless, you can also punish...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,028
Posted By alpanian

Not depression, but anxiety for me. It's actually...

Not depression, but anxiety for me. It's actually anxiety that made me discover road cycling about 12 years ago, as I was looking for a natural way of dealing with it. It's helped me loads. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By alpanian

It's a bit like Android vs Apple. I'd bet if we...

It's a bit like Android vs Apple. I'd bet if we ran a poll, you'd find strong correlation of Iphone owners running eTap and android phone owners running Di2.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By alpanian

Both Kask and Uvex have served me well in 62

Both Kask and Uvex have served me well in 62
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 19,236
Posted By alpanian

I participate in 3-4 sportives each year and...

I participate in 3-4 sportives each year and usually have to purchase the Jersey as part of the inscription. Those Jersey's are 75% of the time excellent fits. All I really need. The best ones come...
03-19-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By alpanian

SJX426 check motustriathlon(doot)com They sell...

SJX426 check motustriathlon(doot)com They sell a "wide" version.
03-19-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7,132
Views: 683,362
Posted By alpanian

NOS Dura Ace EX PD-7200 pedals for my 1981 Koga...

NOS Dura Ace EX PD-7200 pedals for my 1981 Koga Miyata Proracer.

Now I just need to find the right saddle....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,846
Posted By alpanian

Everyone is entitled to their opinion on this...

Everyone is entitled to their opinion on this subject, and I reckon there are good reasons for disk or rim depending on who you are, where you ride, how you ride etc... And it's clear there's enough...
03-19-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By alpanian

SJX426 I found one website that offers a wide...

SJX426 I found one website that offers a wide version: www.motustriathlon(dot)com/en/cycling-shoes/vittoria/vintage-1976-vittoria-cycling-shoe-classic
03-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By alpanian

OK. Thanks so much for clarifying that. So I...

OK. Thanks so much for clarifying that. So I reckon, based on other comments online (and your pic steelbikeguy ), that these pedals also work without cleats. I am looking at something like this: ...
03-18-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By alpanian

Shoes for PD-7200 pedals?

Hi all
I'm a bit of a newbie at vintage bikes, and it seems there's so much to learn!
I recently bought a 1981 Koga Miyata Proracer which I am restoring as closely as possible to its original...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,331
Posted By alpanian

I have a 2017 Rose X-Lite 4000 with ultegra. The...

I have a 2017 Rose X-Lite 4000 with ultegra. The bike is truly amazing. Super light, responsive, no creaks. I also get amazing response from Rose whenever I need something, like when I needed some...
03-08-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 45,490
Posted By alpanian

As a kid: Cheap mountain bike Peugeot road...

As a kid:
Cheap mountain bike
Peugeot road bike (if only I still had it)

As an adult:
A couple cheap bikes first, then...
BMC SLX01
Focus Arriba 3.0
Rose X-Lite 4000
Koga Miyata Proracer...
03-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By alpanian

Great. And cheap. I'll look into it.

Great. And cheap. I'll look into it.
03-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By alpanian

Brake hoods for BL-7200

Hi all,

First post here!

So I recently picked up a really nice Koga Miyata Proracer from 1981 (I'll post pics as soon as I reach the 10 post limit ;-)).

It's missing the original pedals and...
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