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05-14-19, 06:24 AM
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Posted By trek330

Yeah I found that manual.Seems my bike according...

Yeah I found that manual.Seems my bike according to the color scheme is a 2001!
05-14-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By trek330

Thanks for asking!It's black with silver which...

Thanks for asking!It's black with silver which makes it,according to the catalogue a 2001!I'll get those pics up in a while.
05-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,311
Posted By trek330

My thing is this.I just bought a bike on e-bay...

My thing is this.I just bought a bike on e-bay that was listed as 54 but on closer examination and checking the dimensions in the catalogue is actually a 51!The pic looked less than 54.BTW there is...
05-13-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,311
Posted By trek330

Adjusting a too small frame

Will someone explain to me why a too small frame for your height can not be ideally adjusted?Wouldn't a longer stem, higher seat slightly more aft,and maybe longer crank compensate nicely for a 52cm...
05-13-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By trek330

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc_8460_169_930878aff173769f32192a99fa5fa9e4a00dde5c.jpg

My 87,88 Montello!
05-13-19, 06:00 AM
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Views: 102,936
Posted By trek330

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc_8460_169_41dcebe77ba4d2fb72bda1d0ab664f81ef7d4495.jpg

My 1988 Pinarello Montello
05-12-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By trek330

I do too.I think this is a chromoly fork.My Allez...

I do too.I think this is a chromoly fork.My Allez had an aluminum fork and I kept feeling i wasn't getting the true steel ride because of it.
05-12-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By trek330

2002 Lemond Tourmalet

I'm very excited,I just bought a Lemond Tourmalet on e-bay.I have a 1993 steel Allez with Shimano 105 but I struggle up hills with its standard double and the new bike has a triple.The new bike is...
04-28-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

I see on ebay"Origin8 Race-CT Compact Crankset,...

I see on ebay"Origin8 Race-CT Compact Crankset, 50/34t, 172.5mm" for $52.Is that 8 speed compatible?How is the quality?
04-28-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

Excuse my delay in answering everybody but i was...

Excuse my delay in answering everybody but i was out of action for a while between apts!Yes it would be for handling hills.I have an 8 speed cassette with 28 largest cog.I could go up to 32 but that...
04-28-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

It does indeed say "FC-1056"!What would be the BB...

It does indeed say "FC-1056"!What would be the BB size and type?
04-28-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

Yeah,that's my bike Bluehills 3149, which was...

Yeah,that's my bike Bluehills 3149, which was originally gears on the tubes and converted to brifters thank God!It's an 8 speed now but I assume it was originally 7.
04-07-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

OK.I'll check KCT1986!

OK.I'll check KCT1986!
04-06-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

Wow,It's alot more complicated than I would...

Wow,It's alot more complicated than I would hope.Also more costly if it involves a new BB.The old crank BTW is Shimano 105.
04-06-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By trek330

I want to switch to compact crank

I have a 1993 Specialized Allez Comp with a 52/39 front gearing.I want to switch it to compact 50/34.How do I know what size crank I have and what tool do i need to remove it?Thanks!
03-16-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By trek330

I have to buy a new chain!Messed up the link...

I have to buy a new chain!Messed up the link addage!
03-15-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By trek330

Messed up the chain length

While adding a new cassetteI cut my new chain a little too short.The CHAIN WILL SHIFT to the large back sprocket and small front sprocket but barely with difficulty and noise.Should I add one link or...
05-10-17, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By trek330

I appreciate the feedback from all!Gearing and...

I appreciate the feedback from all!Gearing and wheels seem the most probable influences.
05-09-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By trek330

power surge!

What does "thrust" or pick up in a bike depend on?I recently purchased a 1993 Speciallized Allez Comp and its noticeably faster or has more thrust when I want to take off than otherbikes I've owned...
04-27-17, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By trek330

Broken axle-part 2

I posted a couple of days ago about my broken axle and a too short replacement I ordered.I'm thinking now is it too short?The axle protrudes maybe a miiimeter and a half to 2 mm on one side of...
04-26-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 30,202
Posted By trek330

I'm going to buy one tomorrow!

I'm going to buy one tomorrow!
04-26-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By trek330

After some research,I orderered 1/4 inch ball...

After some research,I orderered 1/4 inch ball joints NOS.Everyone on line said that was standard for campy record rears.Maybe they"re not.I couldn't notice any difference from the old ones but they...
04-25-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By trek330

Same cones.Same size bearings.

Same cones.Same size bearings.
04-25-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By trek330

Broken axle-wrong replacement

I built my Mavic Open Sport rims with vintage Campy record hubs about 5-6 years ago.The rear hub was for 120 spacing but the 2 mm of axle I had on each size sufficed for all these years.(my Pinarello...
05-31-15, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By trek330

1979 Colnago Mexico

I have a chance to buy the forementioned Colnago Mexico.Could anyone tell me what kind of bike it is?Where in the hierarchy does it stand/ Hows the ride?Any and all comments are appreciated.By the...
04-16-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By trek330

soft hammers,mallets

I have to bang my MTB fork to seat it over the new bearings I put on the head set (Cannondale F700) and would like to know what type of hammer to get.Any suggestions?
12-30-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,327
Posted By trek330

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3882/15076024228_53...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3882/15076024228_53c992abca_z.jpg
12-05-14, 11:40 AM
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Views: 6,652,396
Posted By trek330

Hey!Thousandth page of the thread!

Hey!Thousandth page of the thread!
10-19-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,669
Posted By trek330

If it was a Montello the whole body would be...

If it was a Montello the whole body would be chromed.Am I mistaken that on the bulk of the frame the chrome is not evident?
10-18-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,568
Posted By trek330

Maybe you should try different tires.

Maybe you should try different tires.
10-16-14, 11:12 AM
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Views: 6,652,396
Posted By trek330

I emailed and received no reply.Anyone else try?

I emailed and received no reply.Anyone else try?
10-15-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,335
Posted By trek330

I had one of those and liked it till I got my 88'...

I had one of those and liked it till I got my 88' Pinarello Montello,which was superior in every way.I'm a Vintage Trek fan(As my handle would attest to)but I was dissapointed with the feel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,799
Posted By trek330

I did and still love them.Nashbar is selling them...

I did and still love them.Nashbar is selling them again thank heavens!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 128,154
Posted By trek330

of my 87' Pinarello Montello.No decals and rough...

of my 87' Pinarello Montello.No decals and rough paint and I love it.http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x470/Donaldsos/DSC_8410_119.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,176
Posted By trek330

My 1987-8 Pinarello Montello with Mavic Sport...

My 1987-8 Pinarello Montello with Mavic Sport rims and 36 spokes and all Shimano 600 came in at 20.5 on a bike shop scale.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,692
Posted By trek330

Are fat people faster downhill?

No joke.I've gained 20 lbs and i seem to go faster downhills on group rides than the skinny ones.I'm talking no peddling,just tuck.I did 41mph today on a hill I never broke 40 before.BTW I'm easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By trek330

What happened to "the share your ride with garmin..." thread?

Was it formally discontinued?People lost interest?Moved?I used to like to browse it though too embarrassed to submit.
08-31-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By trek330

Can't add anything to whats been said except tell...

Can't add anything to whats been said except tell you I had a heart attack in 2002 at the age of 47.I kind of expected it as my father died at 48 and all his brothers except one, the same.I also...
08-21-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,702
Posted By trek330

That's it!No more steel for me.

That's it!No more steel for me.
08-21-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,702
Posted By trek330

Thank you for such a simply put and...

Thank you for such a simply put and understandable explanation of the subject!I also started getting paranoid about my 1994 aluminum MTB!
08-19-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By trek330

Converting 5 speed to 6 speed.

I'm interested in changing my back wheel which is 6 speed and 126 spacing to another which has a 5 speed freewheel and since its 5 speed I assume is 120 spacing.Can I put the 6 speed freewheel and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,930
Posted By trek330

43.2mph.

43.2mph.
08-13-14, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By trek330

Chain width

2 chains are offered for sale for a 6-8 speed freewheelat Jenson).One is Shimanos at 7.4mm and the cheaper KMZ at 7.1mm.What's the difference?Any advantage to the thicker one if the freewheel is a 6...
08-13-14, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By trek330

chain stretch

I bought the Park Tool to check for chain stretch and lo and behold all my chains are too long.My tool has a .5 and .7 readings and the .7 side easily enters the chain.Does that mean replaceing the...
08-11-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By trek330

You might guess by my handle that I too had a...

You might guess by my handle that I too had a Trek 330 that i loved!The frame was 4130 true temper which was great stuff!
08-11-14, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By trek330

Yes they are and the front gears are the best...

Yes they are and the front gears are the best I've ever experienced in my admittedly limited experience.About the tires,Would someone have bought new Trek tires after the originals wore out in those...
08-11-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By trek330

My "new" Trek Elance 300

Picked this up at a Flea Market yesterday for $60!Except for the paint its in great shape.All original everything including maybe the tires.The tires are "Trek Iso tech 3k"they're old and brittle.Do...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By trek330

Doesn't this article make you think?

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/sports/cycling/as-technology-makes-bicycles-lighter-and-faster-it8217s-the-cyclists-falling-harder.html?ref=sports&_r=0
07-09-14, 07:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,485
Posted By trek330

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x470/Donaldsos...

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x470/Donaldsos/pinarello016.jpg (http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/Donaldsos/media/pinarello016.jpg.html)here's mine.The fork has since been changed to original...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18,543
Views: 3,655,441
Posted By trek330

2 new michelin Krylion tires.Didn't think they...

2 new michelin Krylion tires.Didn't think they made them any more.
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