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04-30-19, 10:39 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

That's the plan, Uno tis but a placeholder....

That's the plan, Uno tis but a placeholder. diameter is 28.6, and I've had a tough time sourcing one locally.
04-30-19, 08:54 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Location is the old shell of a building in...

Location is the old shell of a building in Statesville, NC just around the corner from First Flight Bikes (former home of the MOMBAT collection). If you look at the MOMBAT website, you'll see the...
04-30-19, 06:52 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Built yesterday and ridden for the first time...

Built yesterday and ridden for the first time last night. C. 1990 SR Litage frame. Suntour 7sp thumb shifters (set up friction), XT cranks with 48/38 chainrings. Hi-E hubs in Araya rims, Vintage...
03-16-19, 07:42 PM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

The MOMBAT listing says its a 22" frame...

The MOMBAT listing says its a 22" frame http://mombatbicycles.com/MOMBAT/Bikes/1986_Cannondale_SM600.html

Saddle nose to center of HB is 21.5". The headtube is indeed quite long, which is what...
03-16-19, 07:00 PM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

The day after I posted the bike I was able to...

The day after I posted the bike I was able to take it onto the trail for the first time, and 10 miles of North Carolina singletrack helped lend some perspective. The ride was stiff and direct, but...
03-13-19, 05:58 PM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

If a drop bar'd Klein Pinnacle is the poor man's...

If a drop bar'd Klein Pinnacle is the poor man's Cunningham, then the Cannondale SM600 is a poor man's Klein. This one is from 1986, and wears all the original components, minus the bars (Nitto...
01-14-19, 12:59 PM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Yep, that's it, til I find an appropriate brake...

Yep, that's it, til I find an appropriate brake lever.
01-14-19, 11:36 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190114_120102_18dac129d8317362d34514134ab5881136bbac72.jpg
07-01-18, 11:04 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Climbed Brushy mountain....

Climbed Brushy mountain. https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180701_104818_0288cdbbb89aa4af169157ce60ca90bef81bff24.jpg
06-24-18, 11:44 AM
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Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Joined up a little while ago. Very cool to see...

Joined up a little while ago. Very cool to see what others are doing on their C&V bikes. Just did my first vintage bike ride since joining- 50 mile gravel 'shakedown' ride for the Bottecchia Giro...
10-29-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

non-fixie Ride is pretty well the best I've...

non-fixie

Ride is pretty well the best I've had out of a vintage bike. Not near as snappy as my '86 Nishiki International (LD Tange 1 tubeset), not as ponderous as the now-sold '73 Raleigh Super...
10-26-17, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

I couldn't handle having the bike in pieces...

I couldn't handle having the bike in pieces without a clear plan on how to get it back together. Here she is with new chain, cables, housing, and bar tape. Don't have a Phil wood BB tool, so that's...
10-13-17, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

:crash:Dang Photobucket. I just tried again, this...

:crash:Dang Photobucket. I just tried again, this time using Flickr, and the pictures simply won't show. I'm stumped. Off to figure out how to do this
10-12-17, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

One more to show the state of the silver paint ...

One more to show the state of the silver paint
http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab347/chuckyaldridge/20171010_153134_zps5wiemoov.jpg
10-12-17, 07:39 PM
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Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab347/chuckyald...

http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab347/chuckyaldridge/20171010_153052_zpsjxxsqxyt.jpg
http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab347/chuckyaldridge/20171010_153111_zpsopef69gn.jpg...
10-12-17, 07:35 PM
10-10-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Turns out, there's no chrome on the bike. The...

Turns out, there's no chrome on the bike. The stays and fork tips are just silver painted. Little bit of a bummer.
10-10-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Almost up to the required minimum post count.

Almost up to the required minimum post count.
10-09-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,985
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

leftthread What is the purpose of the skipped...

leftthread What is the purpose of the skipped tooth freewheel? Does it aid in shifting? Never seen that before. Way cool.
10-09-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

My first C&V bike was a black painted version of...

My first C&V bike was a black painted version of your Hercules. Not wanting to mess with it before I hit the road, I completed a brief but painful overnight camping trip with 60 mile ride on that...
10-09-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

First Big Project! 1974 Libertas Identification and Restoration

Hey C&V folks! I've been a frequenter of your many threads for right about a year now, and have learned a ton over that time period. Now I'm about to embark on my first major restoration project and...
09-07-16, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20,835
Views: 1,988,346
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Took the DL-1 out for a shakedown ride the day...

Took the DL-1 out for a shakedown ride the day before yesterday, ended up doing 24 miles on the virginia creeper trail. I had no time to work on the brakes before heading out, so they remained...
09-04-16, 03:50 PM
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Views: 1,988,346
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Perfect! You must have posted it while I was...

Perfect! You must have posted it while I was typing. I'll have to go futz with mine and get them straightened out. Somewhere in this thread or in one of the tourist buildul threads someone said their...
09-04-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20,835
Views: 1,988,346
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Thanks for bringing that up, Chief. But im a bit...

Thanks for bringing that up, Chief. But im a bit confused, i took "leading" to mean out front of the stirrup. Youre saying the pads should be mounted behind the stirrup, right in front and inside of...
09-04-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20,835
Views: 1,988,346
Posted By dumpsterhuffy

Hello all english 3 speed fans. This is my first...

Hello all english 3 speed fans. This is my first time posting here, but ive been lurking for some time. Ive not been "into" bikes since childhood, when the majority of my summer time was tied up in...
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