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Posted By Staylucky

UPDATE: That older Suntour Bottom Bracket crapped...

UPDATE: That older Suntour Bottom Bracket crapped out on me half way through the season. Installed a brand new Shimano UN54 68x127. Best bang for the buck in my opinion.
09-06-11, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Staylucky

Gave up on this wheelset, resold to someone with...

Gave up on this wheelset, resold to someone with campy components for same price I got them for. Now on the lookout for a wheel set with the right freehub
09-06-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Staylucky

I guess you feel pretty big being an assh**le...

I guess you feel pretty big being an assh**le from behind your computer screen. Does it feel good? does it make you hard?
08-21-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,785
Posted By Staylucky

Hi everyone, Thank you very much for your...

Hi everyone,

Thank you very much for your help. I finally got to the bike shop today. The mechanic said it is a tension problem in the spoke. I couple of them needed tensioning and the wheel...
08-21-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Staylucky

I had cored tape on my handle bars for a few...

I had cored tape on my handle bars for a few years and usually re-wrapped twice a year. Switched to a more expensive Fizik gel tape and have the same tape for 2 years, hasn't worn out yet. The more...
08-20-11, 09:57 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By Staylucky

Sorry I should have mentioned the hubs are...

Sorry I should have mentioned the hubs are Formula (Not sure on model)

Is the freehub interchangable on a Formula hub?
08-20-11, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Staylucky

Shimano and Campy Freehubs

Hi,

I recently picked up a set of Mavic CXP22 wheels off a fellow cyclist. I should have been more careful but sometimes I overlook things.

In this case, the rear wheel has a Campy Feehub...I...
08-20-11, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,785
Posted By Staylucky

Been slowly riding down a hallway of my house. ...

Been slowly riding down a hallway of my house. It is more of a ping sound than knocking. I'm guessing it is spoke tension. I haven't had a chance to take it in yet. Maybe tomorrow
08-18-11, 01:08 PM
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Views: 1,654
Posted By Staylucky

Been riding with a Shimano UN54 sealed BB all...

Been riding with a Shimano UN54 sealed BB all summer, NO complaints, buttery smooth and dependable.
08-18-11, 12:56 PM
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Views: 9,785
Posted By Staylucky

It's an Ambrisio Alloy rim. Not sure on age,...

It's an Ambrisio Alloy rim. Not sure on age, bought used last year. Have been working perfectly up until the last 2 weeks.
08-18-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,785
Posted By Staylucky

Thanks for the insight. I tightened the...

Thanks for the insight.

I tightened the headset and checked for play, seems fine. Took it for a quick spin and the knocking sound persisted.

I thought maybe the bearings in the hub were worn...
08-16-11, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,785
Posted By Staylucky

Knocking Sound coming from front of bike while wheel rotates

Hi,

I've started to notice a knocking sound coming from the area of the front wheel when riding. I just replaced the headset with a brand new Origin 8 thinking the previous headset was shot. It...
08-16-11, 06:58 AM
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Views: 564
Posted By Staylucky

Agreed. My crank arm comes loose often and makes...

Agreed. My crank arm comes loose often and makes a clicking sound when rotating. Lube up and tighten everything, you should be fine.
08-16-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,429
Posted By Staylucky

I lock my frame and rear wheel up with my U-Lock...

I lock my frame and rear wheel up with my U-Lock then loop a cable around the front wheel, connecting it with the U-Lock.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-11, 09:31 AM
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Views: 31,467
Posted By Staylucky

I like the red stripe detailing around the lugs. ...

I like the red stripe detailing around the lugs. Nice upgrade job. It looks as good as new.

The way I see it, why get rid of a perfectly good frame when a little paint and some new parts make it...
07-29-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Staylucky

hahahah good one

hahahah good one
07-29-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Staylucky

I love it! you didn't angry, you got clever. ...

I love it! you didn't angry, you got clever. Well done
07-29-11, 08:58 AM
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Views: 1,152
Posted By Staylucky

Hilarious! Maybe they think they're...

Hilarious!

Maybe they think they're tranformers ahhaha
07-25-11, 09:23 AM
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Views: 7,137
Posted By Staylucky

I acquired my ST500 the same way....But mine was...

I acquired my ST500 the same way....But mine was just a bare frame, and it was $50...
07-25-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Staylucky

Hey, found a cheaper tool at MEC for the Shimano...

Hey, found a cheaper tool at MEC for the Shimano Bottom Bracket. BB is in and buttery smooth.
07-22-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Staylucky

Thanks for the help...You can keep the attitude...

Thanks for the help...You can keep the attitude though.
07-22-11, 07:52 AM
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Views: 681
Posted By Staylucky

Right on! Thanks Bikeman715

Right on! Thanks Bikeman715
07-21-11, 12:06 PM
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Views: 255
Posted By Staylucky

I has a similar problem with click sounds coming...

I has a similar problem with click sounds coming from my bottom bracket last week.

Check out this website for sources and solutions: http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html

I found...
07-21-11, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Staylucky

Tool for Shimano UN54

Hi All,

I just picked up a Shimano UN54 BB for my Cannondale.

I need to pick up the tool to install or order online depending on price point.

What is the proper tool needed for the job? I...
05-23-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 353,390
Posted By Staylucky

Too much stuff

I think it's just really getting around to planning it, and doing it. I spent sometime today since it was raining cleaning off a bookshelf and posting it on craigslist, also boxing up some things...
05-11-11, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Staylucky

This is a real beauty. Love it!

This is a real beauty. Love it!
05-10-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 353,390
Posted By Staylucky

I would like to start living like this. I read a...

I would like to start living like this. I read a book recently called No Impact Man. I've taken a good hard look at my life and how I buy, consume, and of course waste.

I have been slowly...
05-10-11, 12:18 PM
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Views: 227,817
Posted By Staylucky

I haven't owned a car in over a year and I really...

I haven't owned a car in over a year and I really don't miss it. I have found that 95% of the travel I need to do is accomplished easily by bike or public transit.

I will however consider myself...
Forum: Introductions
05-10-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Staylucky

Thanks, It's been very helpful so far!

Thanks, It's been very helpful so far!
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Views: 650
Posted By Staylucky

I ended up finding an older, in great shape...

I ended up finding an older, in great shape Suntour Vx BB 126mm length. Works well with the crank and has an adjustable chain line.

I've had it on the road for a week now. After some tweaking...
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Views: 651
Posted By Staylucky

yeah seriously, haven't gotten a suitable answer...

yeah seriously, haven't gotten a suitable answer yet.

By the way, why would you care how many threads I post...get a life.

Thanks for ruining this thread....Guess I'll have to start another one...
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Views: 651
Posted By Staylucky

Bottom Bracket Size for Cannondale ST500

Hi,

I have an '84 Cannondale ST500 frame.

I don't have the orginal bottom bracket on it nor did the seller know the original spec.

I was wondering if anyone knows the original BB's spindle...
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Views: 650
Posted By Staylucky

Ahhh. I've already returned the bottom bracket. ...

Ahhh. I've already returned the bottom bracket.

I'm going to take it down to a Cannondale dealer and hopefully they can shed some light on it for me.

I've been told by a couple people on...
04-05-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,522
Posted By Staylucky

Bottom Bracket for 1984 Cannondale ST500

Hmm, ok awesome, and it lined up with a 6 speed free wheel as well?

I've been told I might have to step up the rear to a 7 speed with a 127mm
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Views: 1,037
Posted By Staylucky

Thanks

That would be great. You might be right about the missing ring.

There is a Cannondale dealer in Toronto. I think I'm going to take it down to him and see what he thinks. I'm sure he would be able...
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Staylucky

Pictures would be great! Thank you. The...

Pictures would be great! Thank you.

The bottom bracket I was working with was a Shimano UN54 122mm. The crank ring rubs the chain stay a little, and doesn't leave room for the chain.

Maybe...
04-05-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 91,565
Posted By Staylucky

Bottom Bracket for 1984 Cannondale ST500

Hi!

Beautiful bikes!

I was wondering if you could help me. I recently purchased an ST500 frame.

I'm having trouble with getting the right bottom bracket.

Can anyone help me with sizing?
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Staylucky

Bottom Bracket for '84 Cannondale ST500

Hi!

I recently picked up a 1984 Cannondale ST500 frame (Blue).

I have the whole thing put together (almost)

The last bit is the drive train which I'm struggling with. I have a Sugino GT...
Forum: Introductions
04-05-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Staylucky

Hello from Toronto!

The snow is melting and I'm almost finished my Cannondale ST500 build!

It's going to be a great summer cruising around the city on this blue beauty.

I'm still trying to find the right size...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By Staylucky

Hi, I actually just picked up one of these...

Hi,

I actually just picked up one of these frames ('84 Cannondale ST500). I'm having trouble getting the right bottom bracket size for it. I've taken it to 2 mechanics, both can't seem to get...
04-05-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 91,565
Posted By Staylucky

Hi, I actually just picked up one of these...

Hi,

I actually just picked up one of these frames. I'm having trouble getting the right bottom bracket size for it. I've taken it to 2 mechanics, both can't seem to get a good match with the...
04-05-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,522
Posted By Staylucky

Hi, I actually just picked up one of these...

Hi,

I actually just picked up one of these frames. I'm having trouble getting the right bottom bracket size for it. I've taken it to 2 mechanics, both can't seem to get a good match with the...
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