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04-25-21, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Wharf Rat

I always use the Sheldon Brown one....

I always use the Sheldon Brown one. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/gear-calc.html
i just tried it and itís working fine. Hope this helps.
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Wharf Rat

The 88 SM500 had cantilever brakes not calipers....

The 88 SM500 had cantilever brakes not calipers. According to what I see in the vintage cannondale online catalogs, this looks like an 88 ST700. That crank in the box looks like a triple, Iím pretty...
02-13-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,718
Posted By Wharf Rat

That rust wouldnít stop me from building & riding...

That rust wouldnít stop me from building & riding that bike. Just to be careful, Iíd take a look inside the bb shell & up the tubes. Iím sure they are fine.
12-17-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Wharf Rat

That turned out really nice. Great job.

That turned out really nice. Great job.
10-30-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Wharf Rat

Color match looks great. I see you’ve also got a...

Color match looks great. I see you’ve also got a Miyata 1000. Once you get this 610 up and running I’d be interested in your thoughts on the differences between the two.
10-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Wharf Rat

They are labeled as 38ís, but they only measured...

They are labeled as 38ís, but they only measured out to 36. Not that Iím complaining, my rides are almost completely on roads. For that they are plenty plump.
10-27-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Wharf Rat

Hereís a picture of mine ...

Hereís a picture of mine
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10-26-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By Wharf Rat

I have the exact same bike. I’m in agreement that...

I have the exact same bike. I’m in agreement that it’s an 84. I’ve had it for about 2 years and I absolutely love it. I’ve changed just about everything on it. But it is just such a great riding...
07-11-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,386
Posted By Wharf Rat

Iím not a fan of the red either, but I am...

Iím not a fan of the red either, but I am extremely frugal, and I really like nice tires. Compass/herse are out of my price range.
07-10-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,386
Posted By Wharf Rat

I converted mine from the original 27 inch...

I converted mine from the original 27 inch wheelset down to 700. The brakes had more than enough adjustment & I had a nice 700 wheelset. Iím fairly certain this gave me the room. Thereís really not...
07-09-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,386
Posted By Wharf Rat

Nice bike. Iíve got an 83 610 and I absolutely...

Nice bike. Iíve got an 83 610 and I absolutely love it. The ride is just plain fun. Iíve squeezed about 700 x 36 tires( 38 paselas that measure out to about 36) and fenders into mine. If it fits Iím...
07-06-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Wharf Rat

branko_76 , I checked out your thread, very cool....

branko_76 , I checked out your thread, very cool. Also way beyond what Iím capable of. I did the string test and it was out of alignment slightly, maybe 2mm Different at the seat tube measurement. Im...
Forum: Touring
05-04-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,474
Posted By Wharf Rat

Iíve got this same bike, the original brakes are...

Iíve got this same bike, the original brakes are Exage Mountain, Canti front & u brake rear. They are steel with a plastic covering & the front cantiís use bolt on pads, not smooth post. They are...
04-13-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 851,090
Posted By Wharf Rat

Indeed. Itís amazing how adaptable bicycles are.

Indeed. Itís amazing how adaptable bicycles are.
03-02-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By Wharf Rat

Rccardr is absolutely correct. They are great...

Rccardr is absolutely correct. They are great bikes. I’ve got an 87 ST400, I run 700 x 32 panaracer paselas with fenders. There is enough room. A couple more mm’s would be nice, but I’ve been...
01-13-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Wharf Rat

Iíve got these bar ends on 2 bikes. I love them....

Iíve got these bar ends on 2 bikes. I love them. Put it in friction and itíll work fine. One good ride and youíll be used to it.
09-20-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 189,426
Posted By Wharf Rat

Bummer. Double heartbreak. Time heals all wounds....

Bummer. Double heartbreak. Time heals all wounds. Good luck
07-30-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,300
Posted By Wharf Rat

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Late to reply but this was a high plains I fixed up...
05-08-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,637
Posted By Wharf Rat

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Foggy morning on my way into work
05-02-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,683
Posted By Wharf Rat

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10-07-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 189,426
Posted By Wharf Rat

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The old one is hanging in the garage. I stripped...
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