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05-28-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By janthenat

In the end I just reused the original tube to...

In the end I just reused the original tube to route the cable. Figured it would be a shame to leave that little braze-on with nothing to do. ;^)
05-28-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,904
Posted By janthenat

By all means, nit-pick away. I'm sure there are...

By all means, nit-pick away. I'm sure there are things I've overlooked or not even considered...

I have thought about the posts but never really checked to see if they could be removed. Know for...
05-28-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,904
Posted By janthenat

Correct, the Tequesta was a 26” mtb, with Shimano...

Correct, the Tequesta was a 26” mtb, with Shimano stx 3x7 & cantilevers. The center pull brakes have really been a non-issue, far simpler than I expected. Basically plug, adjust, play. Only real...
05-27-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,904
Posted By janthenat

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel...

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel conversion of my 1995 GT Tequesta. Veloce 10sp shifters & front derailleur, Centaur 11sp rear derailleur, Shimano Alivio (cr18) wheels, Sunrace 10sp cassette,...
05-27-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,868,330
Posted By janthenat

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel...

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel conversion of my 1995 GT Tequesta. Veloce 10sp shifters & front derailleur, Centaur 11sp rear derailleur, Shimano Alivio (cr18) wheels, Sunrace 10sp cassette,...
05-27-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel...

Finally finished up the 700c road/gravel conversion of my 1995 GT Tequesta. Veloce 10sp shifters & front derailleur, Centaur 11sp rear derailleur, Shimano Alivio (cr18) wheels, Sunrace 10sp...
04-23-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Now that's what I wanted to hear!... no further...

Now that's what I wanted to hear!... no further replies required ;^)
04-22-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Recently got my 1995 GT Tequesta frame painted,...

Recently got my 1995 GT Tequesta frame painted, so now the rebuild begins. Iím converting this old mtb to a sort of gravel/road bike. Installed the following so far:

ACS Maindrive headset
Orbea...
02-21-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 28,904
Posted By janthenat

My 1995 Tequesta, in "before" and "during" 700c...

My 1995 Tequesta, in "before" and "during" 700c drop bar conversion. Conversion to include the following components which will all work together perfectly on the first try ;^)
• Campagnolo Veloce...
01-25-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Very nice older GT. How are you going to build it...

Very nice older GT. How are you going to build it up?
01-21-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By janthenat

Hmmm, like a bmx v-brake with the straddle in...

Hmmm, like a bmx v-brake with the straddle in front of the seat tube... interesting.

To be clear, I don't mind the braze-on and wrap around the seat tube thing, just wondering how to maybe make it...
01-21-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By janthenat

Rear brake cable routing options

I'm rebuilding my 1995 GT Tequesta mtb into a road/gravel bike and now that I've removed all the components I'm wondering about the rear brake cable routing. I've replaced the original cantilever...
Forum: Introductions
01-21-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By janthenat

Welcome! Don't lose heart, you've got the...

Welcome!

Don't lose heart, you've got the best motivation... stretching yourself for the benefit of your family. Leave yourself plenty of time and take it slow. I can tell you everyone here is...
01-20-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Spent some time removing components from my 1995...

Spent some time removing components from my 1995 GT Tequesta which I’m converting to a road/gravel bike....
01-20-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Ooh, I bought a Bianchi Sport SX new in 1988 (I...

Ooh, I bought a Bianchi Sport SX new in 1988 (I think). Replaced the Shimano Exage gear with the original Campagnolo Athena. My first road bike... ah memories. Sadly itís long gone. Look anything...
09-09-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,947
Posted By janthenat

I’m assuming the 10 speed chain works properly...

I’m assuming the 10 speed chain works properly because a rear derailleur works around the center of the chain, where as a front derailleur works around the outside edges of the chain.

Rear...
Forum: For Sale
08-29-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 21,061
Posted By janthenat

Sent PM on bars & stem

Sent PM on bars & stem
08-29-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,859
Posted By janthenat

Sweet solid ride... I remember fondly my 198?...

Sweet solid ride... I remember fondly my 198? Ross Mt SomethingOrOther that I bought for myself in middle school, with my paper route money. I'm sure it was 40lbs +. I rode the heck out of that...
08-29-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,447
Posted By janthenat

Let's hear it for mountain bikes from the 90's on...

Let's hear it for mountain bikes from the 90's on the road! The low-end 1995 GT mountain bike that I've been riding (and wrenching) on the road for the past 23 has not stopped me from being 'part of...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-06-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 98,455
Posted By janthenat

Somonauk, IL... youíll probably have to look that...

Somonauk, IL... youíll probably have to look that one up. ;^) About 60+ miles west of Chicago. Lots of long straight flat roads amongst corn and bean fields, with the occasional descent & climb for...
07-02-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,275
Posted By janthenat

Just getting going on converting my 1995 GT...

Just getting going on converting my 1995 GT Tequesta mtb to a gravel/road bike. Since it’s my regular (only) ride, and I’m cheap, I’m attempting to work in chunks that allow me to continue using it...
07-02-18, 05:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By janthenat

Ever try Pedros Ice Wax? I’ve always had good...

Ever try Pedros Ice Wax? I’ve always had good luck with it.
Forum: Introductions
07-01-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By janthenat

Howdy

Hi, Iím Joe Anthenat, and Iím really just here for the free donuts...
Iíve been reading these forums for years now and finally had the desire to post a picture, but alas Iíve only made a few posts...
06-05-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,641
Posted By janthenat

Solved: Bought new wheels... Picked up a...

Solved: Bought new wheels...

Picked up a pair of Vuelta Pro V Track Wheels for $70 over at bikes direct. Same inner rim profile as the 'bad' ones, with the recessed groove in the middle, but the...
04-17-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,641
Posted By janthenat

Tire bead won't seat

Ok, I've been riding and wrenching my own bikes for decades and I've never had so much trouble mounting tires on a pair of wheels...

Bought a cheap single-speed/fixie and found that the tires that...
04-13-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,408
Posted By janthenat

+1 for home made from threaded rod, nuts, and...

+1 for home made from threaded rod, nuts, and washers
04-13-17, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By janthenat

My $.02 If you sprayed wd40 inside the...

My $.02

If you sprayed wd40 inside the bottom bracket that could both eliminate (temporarily) the tick and cause the grinding sensation when pedaling. Wd40 is No friend to the bottom bracket...
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