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01-23-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By shopco43

Dura-Ace 7800 & 7900

Are 7900 Cassettes compatible with 7800 free bodies?
I'm about 95% sure they are, I just want to make sure.
01-21-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By shopco43

I can still climb stairs pretty good but can no...

I can still climb stairs pretty good but can no longer rise from a full squat without using my arms. So, with that and the fact that I thoroughly clean and lube my chain every 100 miles, I suspect...
01-21-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By shopco43

I am sure that a more exotic bicycle could have...

I am sure that a more exotic bicycle could have been found in 2004 but the “Tete de Course” was certainly top drawer at the time. I have grown to love it even though it lacks the (soul?) of my ’83...
01-20-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By shopco43

I am a person who cares about such things.

I am a person who cares about such things.
01-20-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By shopco43

Dura-Ace cassette replacement

2004 was the first year for the 7800 series and this is what I got on my Lemond “Tete de Course”. I am needing a 12-23 cassette and they are getting scarce ($$$$). I see offerings from Miche...
01-16-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,154
Posted By shopco43

"Unless you are willing to spend more money, I...

"Unless you are willing to spend more money, I don't see much point to tubulars over clinchers.

I run 34mm Dugasts at 50 psi on modern and vintage rims, width is irrelevant and I have no issues....
01-16-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,154
Posted By shopco43

I like the way you think!

I like the way you think!
01-16-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,154
Posted By shopco43

Advice on sew-ups needed

I haven’t ridden sew-ups for decades but my ’73 Raleigh Pro is nearing completion and I am finding myself in unfamiliar territory.

Reducing rolling resistance: it is my understanding that narrow...
01-20-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By shopco43

Up grading Dura-Ace

My ’04 7800 Dura Ace is beginning to show its age. Can I replace it with 9100? It looks like I could get everything I need for a couple grand. That is a lot cheaper than replacing the entire bike,...
01-16-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,975
Posted By shopco43

I wasn't going to add my two cents because...

I wasn't going to add my two cents because really, who cares. But you might want to try "Domain Extra Long". I got my first roll through Walmart (online), then started ordering it directly from...
01-14-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,876
Posted By shopco43

I have discovered comfort is not just about...

I have discovered comfort is not just about temperature. I cannot just look at the thermometer and decide what to wear, 50° one day may not be at all the same as 50° another. I will ride in shorts...
01-04-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,876
Posted By shopco43

Fabrics for cool weather

I am considering having a custom long sleeve jersey made for fall and spring riding. I currently have Craft base layers in both short and long sleeve. Mt tailor is oriented towards suits, not...
01-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By shopco43

Thanks guys

Thanks guys
01-01-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By shopco43

No build up. Bike is Regularly maintained. I had...

No build up. Bike is Regularly maintained. I had the free hub apart a while ago when I lightly oiled it. Bike has ceramic bearings through out from about 2006. Cranks spin freely with out chain. I...
01-01-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By shopco43

Sticky freehub?

2004 Dura-Ace 7800 10 speed:

With the bike in the work stand, the cranks continue to turn slowly after spinning up the rear wheel. When looking at some maintenance videos on YouTube I see that...
12-31-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,988
Posted By shopco43

Garcetti does not have the Constitutional...

Garcetti does not have the Constitutional authority to create a law so he issues a mandate or guideline or whatever. One is still free to do as he pleases as far as wearing a mask or gathering,...
02-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By shopco43

Shimano chains, again

Referencing my post yesterday regarding vintage (I guess) Shimano chains, does anyone know the difference between the Dura-Ace 7800 chain and the 7801? Are they interchangeable?

I have so far...
02-09-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,678
Posted By shopco43

Shimano 7800 chain replacement

I am running Shimano Dura-Ace 7800 (2x10), c2005. Chains are getting scarce, so I am looking for suitable replacements. I tried a KMC X10 and it shifted ok but made a lot of noise under heavy load....
06-30-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By shopco43

Bueno, grazie

Bueno, grazie
06-30-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By shopco43

there is no link because (by my search engine)...

there is no link because (by my search engine) they do not exist. cheapest w/cadence is >$100 or "not available". if you found one for $45 please provide a link!
06-30-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By shopco43

I was not asking you!

I was not asking you!
06-30-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By shopco43

got a link?

got a link?
06-30-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,221
Posted By shopco43

Need Cadence

I want to start measuring cadence; don’t care about anything else. I want to spend the least amount possible without sacrificing reasonable quality, so I thought to use my phone as the computer. ...
06-04-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 38,738
Posted By shopco43

Dude, you're supposed to put it on your chain,...

Dude, you're supposed to put it on your chain, not rub it on your face.
06-01-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By shopco43

Thanks. Dad had a friend with a bike shop who...

Thanks. Dad had a friend with a bike shop who did build it up per order. In '73 Dad would have been 51 and this was his grail bike, he owned it until he died in 2001. He had it all Campy except...
05-31-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By shopco43

1973 Campy toe clips

These are for my '73 Raleigh Professional. Would they have been alloy or steel? When did Campy introduce alloy toe clips?
01-31-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By shopco43

The 17 tooth cog is steel. Thanks.

The 17 tooth cog is steel. Thanks.
01-31-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By shopco43

Titanium cogs plated?

I thought my 7800 series Dura Ace cassette cogs were made of titanium but, it turns out they are plated. When I bought my wife’s and my bicycles in 2004, I also purchased 12-21, 12-23 and 12-25...
01-28-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By shopco43

Steve Hogg fitting

Does anyone have experience with Steve Hogg's fitting? I like what he has to say about saddle adjustments but upon further research he seems to get a bit out there, magnets and the polarity of tire...
11-27-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,935
Posted By shopco43

I have an alternate route through Corona. Coming...

I have an alternate route through Corona. Coming off Palisades turn left on Serfas Club and go underneath the 91 where Serfas Club turns into Auto Center Drive. Go to the second light and turn right...
11-18-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,331
Posted By shopco43

"A velcro strap around the handle and front brake...

"A velcro strap around the handle and front brake lever! It sounds stupid but it works awesome lol."

BRILLIANT !
10-30-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By shopco43

Dura Ace 7900 shifters - replacement?

My Dura Ace Grouppo from 2004 is getting long-in-the-tooth and I am concerned about keeping it going. I purchased my bicycle at a time when I could afford it but since I retired that is no longer the...
04-30-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By shopco43

Nice! They clear them out on the side you cannot...

Nice! They clear them out on the side you cannot ride a bike. There is nothing on the east side between Katella and Chapman except the police training facility. Maybe that explains the effort.
04-30-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By shopco43

Santa Ana River Trail Bypass

It has been years since I rode the SART but I plan to start again (Riverside – H.B.). After scouting the trail by car I determined that the majority of the homeless camps are south of Katella and...
04-16-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By shopco43

This is interesting. On the one hand you profess...

This is interesting. On the one hand you profess to have no interest in the subject being discussed but you then go on to take the time and effort to respond. Why so conflicted; did your mother not...
04-16-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By shopco43

Practical considerations of ‘Period Correct’ cycling.

I recently posted a question about solutions to using the slotted cleat system in our modern era and the problem of obtaining appropriate shoes (by the way I discovered that Detto has in fact...
04-16-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By shopco43

i want to continue and expand this discussion. i...

i want to continue and expand this discussion. i am starting a new thread titled "Practical considerations of period correct cycling".
04-15-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By shopco43

What do you do for cleats?

I can see a light at the end of the tunnel on my Raleigh Mk IV restoration and I got to wondering about shoes. I did find my old cleats but they are in bad shape. I have taken them to the local...
11-11-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By shopco43

Campagmolo wine bottle opener (vintage?)

I could swear that Campy made a rather elegant wine bottle opener back when. I know they made high performance wheels (auto racing) and I think they made other precision castings like satellite...
11-06-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,924
Posted By shopco43

There is some beautiful work here. I am inspired...

There is some beautiful work here. I am inspired to try this myself.
11-04-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By shopco43

So these two washers walk into a bar …

Campy brake c1972 star washer; does it go right next to the spring-holding part of the bolt or is there an intervening washer? Same question for the other side of the star washer. Does it go right...
11-01-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By shopco43

What were the changes with the cranks and why...

What were the changes with the cranks and why wouldn't the date code be sufficient?
11-01-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By shopco43

What is CPSC?

What is CPSC?
10-31-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By shopco43

I do not really know what I am doing, just...

I do not really know what I am doing, just copying what was. What is "half-step gearing"?
10-31-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By shopco43

1973 Raleigh Pro. The freewheel is an Atom.

1973 Raleigh Pro. The freewheel is an Atom.
10-31-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By shopco43

I got my information from VeloBase. It looks to...

I got my information from VeloBase. It looks to me like there are protrusions at the pivot points that began in 1973 (derailleur on right).

415066
10-29-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By shopco43

Original gearing??

13-14-16-19-22-26 / 52-45 was how the bike was set up at time of purchase. I doubt that it came with this gearing because it duplicates too many gears. Bike is a ’73. When I could afford to get...
10-29-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,252
Posted By shopco43

I paid $1,300 for my Gios torino in 1984 and...

I paid $1,300 for my Gios torino in 1984 and $1,200 for my wife's Tomasini a short time later. Our custom built tandem was just under $5K; all Campy with custom manufactured brakes plus other...
10-29-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By shopco43

Likelyhood of factory installed mismatched component dates

The bike is a 1973 Raleigh Pro Mk.IV and was purchased in 1973. The serial no. is A9159 and the components are all Campy. The cranks are dated 1973 <3>. The front derailleur is ’73 (no date but...
10-29-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,391
Posted By shopco43

ID of the bushings - a taper gauge is the...

ID of the bushings - a taper gauge is the standard way of doing this - they can be made by turning a rod at a known taper angle from a known starting diameter - establishing the diameter at any given...
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