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10-27-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By gutsofgold

Araya ADX-1W (I think I have to double check)...

Araya ADX-1W (I think I have to double check) with Shimano 1050 hubs. Current tires are Gatorskins.
10-27-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By gutsofgold

Gatorskins front and rear right now. What would...

Gatorskins front and rear right now. What would be an ideal tire for a quicker ride?

I have shorter legs longer torso I think.
10-27-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By gutsofgold

Recommended upgrades to '85 Miyata 710

I have a Miyata 710 that I built up from the frame using entirely Shimano 105 (1050 era) parts along with Araya rims laced around 1050 hubs. I have a few qualms with the bike and I am wondering if it...
Forum: Want To Buy
10-27-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,246
Posted By gutsofgold

WTB 2011 or 2012 Raleigh Grand Prix

My girlfriend had her 2012 Raleigh Grand Prix stolen last year. We searched every flea market, bike sale, craigslist, ebay, etc.. for months. Eventually, we gave up but she still misses that bike. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By gutsofgold

Just a regular B17 standard

Just a regular B17 standard
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By gutsofgold

Brooks B17 came with loose tension pin

I got a Brooks B17 a few months back and noticed the tension pin was completely loose upon taking it out of the box. I've ridden Brooks before and know that they start out as being too stiff. This...
06-26-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,662
Posted By gutsofgold

Repetivite jerking feeling when using front brake

I just installed a new front wheel (Araya aero 1) and also took off and reinstalled my front brake at the time (Shimano BR-1050 105 side pull single pivot). I set up and centered the front brake like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By gutsofgold

My first build based on a Miyata 710 frame

I'm working on my first build, based on a Miyata 710 frame. Here is what I have so far -

1986/87 Miyata Seven Ten frame
Shimano 105 FD-1050 front derailleur
Shimano 105 RD-1050 Rear derailleur...
08-29-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,776
Posted By gutsofgold

sorry to have doubted you scrodzilla, half link...

sorry to have doubted you scrodzilla, half link it is!
08-27-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,776
Posted By gutsofgold

sorry not seeing how this could solve my issue....

sorry not seeing how this could solve my issue. there physically isn't enough chain to allow enough slack to get the wheel axels far enough into the drops.
08-27-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,776
Posted By gutsofgold

It's an old road frame with horizontal...

It's an old road frame with horizontal dropouts... not technically track drops. To use a master link, you connect it to two of the "smaller" ends of the chain. So I can't remove just one small or one...
08-27-10, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,776
Posted By gutsofgold

chain is either too long or too short by just one link

I'm installing a 1/8" chain on a singlespeed bike and the chain ends up being too long or too short by removing just a single link. And by link I'm referring to one larger and one smaller piece of...
07-16-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

I really appreciate it man. Not sure if they...

I really appreciate it man. Not sure if they match but the holes in my frame are 5/16" x 7/8" with rounded edges, making them oval/pill shaped. Let me know what turns up! Thanks!
07-14-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

got the dimensions of the cinelli ones it looks...

got the dimensions of the cinelli ones it looks like they are too small and still pretty hard to find on top of that. so i guess i'm fairly out of luck here... going to try and see if I can get...
07-09-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

I called American Cyclery and he said he ran out...

I called American Cyclery and he said he ran out of them at some point and wasn't sure where to get them now. Bummer. I'll shoot Elev a PM though. thanks!
07-09-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

I called American Cyclery and he said he ran out...

I called American Cyclery and he said he ran out of them at some point and wasn't sure where to get them now. Bummer. I'll shoot Elev a PM though. thanks!
07-09-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

those cinellis might work. I know the Miyata ones...

those cinellis might work. I know the Miyata ones were bigger on the inside so you had to really work them in, but once in they required no glue or anything to stay. the cinellis look like they would...
07-08-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By gutsofgold

Miyata top tube grommets / bushing

So I dropped off my Miyata 714 to get powder coated and the guy assured me they would take the rubber grommets/bushings off the top tube before coating. Those little rubber guys that help guide the...
06-10-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By gutsofgold

Miyata 712 headset... JIS or ISO?

I bought a Miyata 712 two years ago in the form of just frame, forks, headset, stem, and bars. All of which were original Miyata parts. I've fixed her up slowly as I got the money and just recently...
04-04-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By gutsofgold

Headset too tight?

Have a bike that I built right before winter... pulled it out of storage to get ready for summer. I noticed that when you turn the forks they don't move freely. There's about 10 or so different...
06-05-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By gutsofgold

Handle bar height and reach.

I'm not sure what exactly is the proper way to set handle bar height and reach but I'm just going by what is most comfortable. This is my bike now...
...
06-05-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,887
Posted By gutsofgold

http://img387.imageshack.us/img387/6673/img2221res...

http://img387.imageshack.us/img387/6673/img2221resize.jpg
05-12-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By gutsofgold

I'm no jackass. I don't even really want to paint...

I'm no jackass. I don't even really want to paint it because it's this awesome white to purple fade that no one else has. It's just beat up and could use a fresh coat.
05-12-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By gutsofgold

Miyata 714 frame

Recently converted an old Miyata and I'm liking it so far, I just want to paint the frame. It has these two plastic "vents" on the top tube and they look like they are actually built in to the frame...
05-09-09, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,227
Posted By gutsofgold

Good gear ratio for SS in mostly flat city?

Converting my fixed to a single speed, which is currently at a 39/16 (about 64 gear inches). I could definitely get away with a larger ratio as there aren't many hills or steep inclines in this city....
05-03-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By gutsofgold

Thanks. I'll definitely check ebay for a nicer...

Thanks. I'll definitely check ebay for a nicer crank, I figured I would save on shipping this way but Bikeisland has free shipping anyway.

How would I go about figuring out what spindle length I...
05-02-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By gutsofgold

Budget single speed, how are these parts?

My cousin has been looking for a bike and I have a spare frame laying around that fits him. I'm trying to see if I can build him something on his budget. The frame is a Bridgestone 200. Headset,...
04-30-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By gutsofgold

Carrying a u-lock on the outside of a bag?

I just got a timbuk2 messenger bag. I really like it but it kind of sucks having to dig through it everytime I lock up. Has anyone successfully sewed a strap on the outside or even under the main...
04-28-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By gutsofgold

Nope the BB was used as a singlespeed for years....

Nope the BB was used as a singlespeed for years. Just have no idea what crank arms it accepts.
04-28-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By gutsofgold

Crank arms that work with this BB?

This is the bottom bracket. What kind is this and any idea as to what crank arms are compatible?
Thanks.

http://i41.tinypic.com/25ewwsn.jpg
04-23-09, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,979
Posted By gutsofgold

thinking flat white or flat grey. accessories...

thinking flat white or flat grey. accessories will all be silver/chrome with brown saddle and brown bar tape.

what should i do? white vs grey.
04-14-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By gutsofgold

most, if not all, bike part manufacturing...

most, if not all, bike part manufacturing companies.
04-14-09, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By gutsofgold

I dont race, just wanted a race style saddle. ...

I dont race, just wanted a race style saddle.

Second question. My seat post uses a regular allen head bolt, do they make any sort of anti theft bolt that needs a special tool to loosen?
04-14-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By gutsofgold

do any stores in the US carry it? seems like its...

do any stores in the US carry it? seems like its only sold in the UK
04-14-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By gutsofgold

cheap race saddles in brown or white

What are some cheap race saddles in brown or white leather? The $20 nashbar ones are all sold out. :(
04-12-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,887
Posted By gutsofgold

Yeah a floor pump would be fine for now. I'm not...

Yeah a floor pump would be fine for now. I'm not doing any actual traveling until the middle of summer. I find that I lose pressure in my tires even when not riding the bike for a few days. It's...
04-12-09, 09:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,887
Posted By gutsofgold

Mini pumps

Can you easily get 100psi from a mini pump or is it a pain? I'd like to just get a mini pump because I'll be traveling a bit this summer but if its going to be hard to get a full 100psi from it I'll...
04-04-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By gutsofgold

clanking noise when back pedaling

Just finished building my bike. Myata 700 series frame, Sugino BB, Sugino RD, wheelset from a Pista. Everything went together to great and I've taken it out for two decent rides with no real issues...
04-02-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By gutsofgold

plain black, not too big bag

im looking for a messenger bag but everything i've found is way too big (I dont carry much) and has a ton of colors. I want a plain solid color and throw some patches on it. The Seagull Black Bag is...
03-25-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,002
Posted By gutsofgold

Do I need a 1/4 or 3/8? And where would one get...

Do I need a 1/4 or 3/8? And where would one get the right adapter to go from socket wrench to allen head?
03-25-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,002
Posted By gutsofgold

Easy enough. I'm looking on tool sites for the...

Easy enough. I'm looking on tool sites for the appropriate one. I'm guessing I'll need an adapter that lets me use the 8mm allen wrench tip needed for the Sugino crank bolts. Could somepoint me in...
03-25-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,002
Posted By gutsofgold

Crank arms and torque

Do most of you just judge the torque on the crank arms bolts when installing? Or do you actually use a torque wrench? I hand tightened mine and then gave each one an extra "push" so I could feel the...
03-19-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gutsofgold

not sure what kind of BB's I am dealing with....

not sure what kind of BB's I am dealing with. they look like this.

http://i42.tinypic.com/28vceft.jpg
http://i41.tinypic.com/25ewwsn.jpg
03-19-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gutsofgold

a local place said it would be about $40 to pull...

a local place said it would be about $40 to pull out both BB's and install the one compatible with the RD crankset into my new frame. I was wondering if the BB in my new frame might be compatible and...
03-18-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gutsofgold

I think I'll have to move my BB from the old...

I think I'll have to move my BB from the old frame over to the new one then. Hopefully won't cost too much.
03-18-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By gutsofgold

Sugino RD cranks.. what kind of BB?

Will the Sugino RD cranks work on most square tapered BBs? Im currently moving them from a frame that has a bottom bracket that uses allen wrench head screws to hold them on. The frame I'm moving...
03-11-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By gutsofgold

Trivial toe clip question

I noticed MKS has both Alloy and Steel Chrome toe clips. What are the differences besides the Steel usually costing less?
03-10-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By gutsofgold

New frame want to use the old cranks.

New frame want to use the old cranks.
03-10-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By gutsofgold

I'll order one. Is there any other vital bike...

I'll order one. Is there any other vital bike specific tools I should consider? I can take my bike to the LBS for any bottom bracket stuff but is there something I really need for any other parts on...
03-10-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By gutsofgold

Crank arms

Any way to get these off without the specific tool?
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