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06-28-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By wasianamerican

Nuovo Record derailleur claw compatibility

I need a claw mount for my Nuovo Record RD and previous posts indicate that Suntour ones are not compatible. Will the Sunrace ones fit? They have a different profile, but do not have the offset that...
05-23-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By wasianamerican

Seller says serial is KS131898W, I'll go brush up...

Seller says serial is KS131898W, I'll go brush up on my serial numbers in the c&v stickied thread and report back
05-23-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By wasianamerican

I'm pretty curious now, I'll ask the seller for a...

I'm pretty curious now, I'll ask the seller for a serial if they can find it.
Any thoughts on the stem? It looks somewhat like a Pivo or Carnielli, but not quite. Would a french stem be small enough...
05-20-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By wasianamerican

Wow, it sure looks like it. I guess the cable...

Wow, it sure looks like it. I guess the cable bridge does have the adjuster mounted rather than the hole drilled for a barrel adjuster to thread in.
05-20-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By wasianamerican

Identify this (Carlton?) frame

Hi c&v, I need another project bike like I need a hole in the head but this one is keeping me up at night. It's a complete bike that has been repainted and the headbadge removed. No idea if the parts...
03-26-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By wasianamerican

It irks me too! But it's too good a price to pass...

It irks me too! But it's too good a price to pass up, and an easy way to convert to 700c
03-25-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By wasianamerican

Mismatched hubs: do you match the qr skewers?

Thinking about picking up a mismatched wheelset from my local co-op to reinvigorate my commuter. The hubs are from different decades, and are sold without the qr skewers. I'm curious as to how other...
02-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By wasianamerican

Spring overhaul and maintenance intervals

Hi CVers, I'm approaching the 1 year mark of my first vintage bike purchase (what a ride it's been!) When I bought it I stripped down everything and did a complete overhaul, and now after a season...
12-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,669
Posted By wasianamerican

Was that for the half-step gearing on the first...

Was that for the half-step gearing on the first two chainrings, then a bail out like you say? So the larger rings were still pretty big for touring, at least by today's standards
12-08-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By wasianamerican

Thank you, I'll check that out

Thank you, I'll check that out
12-07-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By wasianamerican

Replacement fork for an 86' Fuji TSV?

Hello C&V!
Ideally I'd like to post a thread to walk through the whole project but while I'm getting my post count up I'll ask smaller question first. I have a Fuji Touring Series V that I believe...
12-04-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,482
Posted By wasianamerican

What's the standover height???

What's the standover height???
12-04-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By wasianamerican

I just had a saga with TA crank bolts, but they...

I just had a saga with TA crank bolts, but they were the exception to the rule. I've exchanged Sugino and Sakae crank bolts, but both being 80s Japanese they probably were following JIS by then.
I...
12-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By wasianamerican

Freewheels and hoods

Hi Kurtkrist , newbie too but I have some resources for you.
The late Sheldon Brown's website has answers for so many bike questions, vintage and contemporary. I can't post links yet but search:...
12-01-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By wasianamerican

What gearing do you run in the back with a 50t up...

What gearing do you run in the back with a 50t up front?
12-01-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By wasianamerican

I just did this! Thank you for the idea! I was...

I just did this! Thank you for the idea! I was lucky and with enough WD40 I didn't even have to add the bb cup
12-01-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By wasianamerican

TA Pro 5 Vis: a saga

Hi all, newbie here but lurker for the past 2 years. I'd like to share my long, arduous tale involving my TA "cyclotouriste" crankset over the past 4 months.
I came into possession of this coveted...
Forum: Introductions
12-01-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By wasianamerican

Hi all from Central Illinois

Hello Bike Forums!

I've been using quite a bit of information from this site for the past year and I'd like to be more active. I'm a college student who rediscovered bicycles after a few years...
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