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02-27-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,617
Posted By daverup

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it...

Nice! I think it was a great pick however it works out. I fixed up a 80's Centurion Mixte for my wife and she really likes it.
02-27-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,617
Posted By daverup

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will...

Chocolate Carmel Bridgestone! I'll bet it will shine up nicely
02-27-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
02-27-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By daverup

Sending PM on Bell and I'll be second on the...

Sending PM on Bell and I'll be second on the wingnuts if not gone.
02-25-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By daverup

Nice conversion! I picked up an Axis XT off my...

Nice conversion! I picked up an Axis XT off my local craigslist last year, overhauled and lightly modded.
...
02-24-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By daverup

Good luck with that seatpost, that could be as...

Good luck with that seatpost, that could be as bad as you suspect. It is a nice riding bike, although the original FD really wasn't that good. Supposedly, the derailleurs were the first of the...
02-24-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By daverup

It's in the Wrenching thread for now. ...

It's in the Wrenching thread for now.
https://www.bikeforums.net/21926788-post4099.html
02-23-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By daverup

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few...

For me, in every case so far. I have quite a few older bikes, most have some scars from years of use. I'm not looking for bikes that are rusted badly or most of the paint is gone. I have cleaned up...
02-22-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,745
Posted By daverup

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on...

If they used a grinder you may see evidence on the nipple tops. If so, make sure to check for damage to the rim from their grinder slipping.
02-21-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By daverup

I think the usual recommendation is to get a bike...

I think the usual recommendation is to get a bike shop to straighten your rim with a proper tool. However, I have taken out flat spots with a strap and a vertical post. I loosened the spokes and...
02-21-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 999
Posted By daverup

You could try measuring the rim to get another...

You could try measuring the rim to get another estimate for the ERD using the Sheldon Brown method,
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/spoke-length.html
02-17-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16,776
Views: 1,781,963
Posted By daverup

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake. ...

Finally warmed up a little, so down to the lake.

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 39,441
Posted By daverup

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/pxl_20210217_190402369a_055e2eb6a8bf3568c7b0e080a408abd5307f08d6.jpg...
02-16-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,617
Posted By daverup

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I...

I bought the Austro Daimler frame from Andy_K . I picked up a Trek 720 wheelset, Maillard hubs, Matrix Titan T rims. Used a Shimano RSX group and some Cinelli bars.
Spent a while working on some of...
02-15-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By daverup

Is it possible that when your mate broke your...

Is it possible that when your mate broke your rear derailleur, he also damaged the chain?
If he replaced the chain without setting the correct length, it would look like what you show in your pics....
02-14-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By daverup

I've never had a Serotta, but I did have the hat...

I've never had a Serotta, but I did have the hat in that ad as a kid.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/452x373/firehat_5acc8abf795fac01746068d4e828814408b7e732.jpg
02-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By daverup

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano...

I decided to change my brake levers to Shimano from the Dia Compe. While I was there, changed to another flavor of BTP bartape.
Matches a bit better,
...
02-09-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,210
Posted By daverup

I've got a couple of the Helicomatic hubs, one...

I've got a couple of the Helicomatic hubs, one early model and later model like the ones in JohnDThompson pics.
What I've found is that the Trek 720 in about 1985 was equipped with an odd combo. The...
02-08-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By daverup

Sounds like morri869 has something that will work...

Sounds like morri869 has something that will work for me. Probably finishes this search, I wish they were all that easy.
02-08-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By daverup

I'm interested, how much and could you post or PM...

I'm interested, how much and could you post or PM a couple of pics?
02-08-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By daverup

WTB Shimano BR-A416 RSX rear brake caliper

I need to replace one, this is the dual pivot version.
Anyone have an extra?
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/936x942/bra416rear_b5c56787b2616baf136488a04223e0a7fd6d727a.jpg
02-02-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By daverup

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is...

My wife has a 81 Centurion lemans mixte. She is 5'4", and her bike is a 19" frame. With the seat a bit further down you might fit on one of these. Centurion changed the equipment on these bikes in...
01-30-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,210
Posted By daverup

I've got six speed freewheel on my helicomatic....

I've got six speed freewheel on my helicomatic. I'm using a Sram pc870 chain. Shifts nicely, my shimano tricolor indexing shifters actually work pretty well.
01-30-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
01-29-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By daverup

They ship from Taiwan, so it is faster than you...

They ship from Taiwan, so it is faster than you think and not too expensive
01-29-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By daverup

There is some pad, but it is nothing like cork....

There is some pad, but it is nothing like cork. The fabric surface is fairly firm, not soft. I think it will be durable, but I don't have enough time on it to tell.
01-29-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By daverup

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I...

I used BTP bartape on my Puch, it is colorful. I like it.
The fashion police take a dim view of my clashing colors..
First pic on my Puch, second is from the BTP site, shows the colors better than...
01-27-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 43,105
Posted By daverup

This one popped up on my local craigslist. I have...

This one popped up on my local craigslist. I have found very few interesting bikes in my area.
The Tange Prestige frame really rides nice!
01-26-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 43,105
Posted By daverup

89 Diamond Back Axis XT, with a few changes. ...

89 Diamond Back Axis XT, with a few changes.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/axisxt_e74965f8f915a05a19a565c0a701a21295a6c345.jpg
Replies: 48
Views: 2,044
Posted By daverup

That looks like a nice Marantz, nice picking! ...

That looks like a nice Marantz, nice picking!
The 5 speed Stingray looks correct except maybe the seat and sissy bar with shocks. Those might be from a different bike.
Best thing would be to post...
01-21-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
01-21-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,618
Posted By daverup

I think what you are looking at is the Miyata...

I think what you are looking at is the Miyata TMR1000. I have seen this posted on Japanese sites.
I think all the vintage touring 1000's had cantilever brake posts and eyelets on the dropouts.
01-19-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,279
Posted By daverup

Another option is, The Upstand...

Another option is,
The Upstand (https://upstandingbicycle.com/)
These are very light, but do allow me to stop without leaning the road bike up against something.

For the MTB or Fatbikes I use,...
01-09-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By daverup

Grishnak When you finally manage to get that...

Grishnak
When you finally manage to get that unusual AW variant apart, it would be nice to know about any other differences. More pics would be great, thanks!
01-05-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,617
Posted By daverup

How was the Bendix hub overhaul? I've done a...

How was the Bendix hub overhaul? I've done a couple of Sturmey Archer 3-speed hubs, but I've never seen the inside of the Bendix 2 speed.
I'm also working on bikes for riding with the Grandkid...
12-27-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By daverup

Here is another link from theCabe, ...

Here is another link from theCabe,
https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/like-to-build-this.95224/
12-26-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,166
Posted By daverup

89 Diamondback Axis XT is a possibility, Tange...

89 Diamondback Axis XT is a possibility, Tange Prestige.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/802x577/img_20200819_181925_f0dfef2bb06f6f680b3113e27a29f60bd61a9713.jpg...
12-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,617
Posted By daverup

I really like this one! Nice looking repaint! Are...

I really like this one! Nice looking repaint! Are you planning on new decals? Are those steel or alloy rims?
12-12-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
12-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,031
Posted By daverup

Late 60's gold fastback, 5 speed suicide shifter....

Late 60's gold fastback, 5 speed suicide shifter.
Rode that until I got a varsity about 1973.
11-28-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16,776
Views: 1,781,963
Posted By daverup

Today was a very unusual day in Upper Michigan...

Today was a very unusual day in Upper Michigan (for late November). Sunny, very little wind, and a warmish 40 degrees.
We decided it was "Green Bike Day", my wife rode her Terry, I rode the Puch.
...
11-26-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By daverup

OP Gallery ...

OP Gallery
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/19842552
11-25-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 387,957
Posted By daverup

Nice! I want one of those.

Nice! I want one of those.
11-18-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By daverup

Another option is to replace the decals after...

Another option is to replace the decals after cleaning up the frame. I was able to buy decals on eBay for my 83 Le Tour. I think the 84 Super Le Tour decals would be more difficult though.
My 83,
...
11-12-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,609
Posted By daverup

Small 86 Ironman near Minneapolis, ...

Small 86 Ironman near Minneapolis,
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/366782291317192/

...
11-12-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By daverup

PM sent model 3

PM sent model 3
Replies: 21
Views: 1,168
Posted By daverup

OP gallery, ...

OP gallery,
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/19658964
11-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By daverup

Snow melted, so I finally got 10 miles on the...

Snow melted, so I finally got 10 miles on the Puch today. Only minor adjustments needed, it was nice to finally ride a bit further than my neighborhood.
One change I made from the initial build was...
10-30-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By daverup

I'm sure you are probably correct, not much hope....

I'm sure you are probably correct, not much hope.
Sometimes left handed drill bits can help.
Good luck,
Dave
10-29-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,081,937
Posted By daverup

I've been working on this little bike for my wife...

I've been working on this little bike for my wife and daughter to use chasing a grandkid around some trails.
Bought the frame and fork on the bay, added bits and pieces.
Mid 90's Terry Jacaranda S....
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