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01-13-19, 10:03 AM
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Views: 9,659
Posted By wide45

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Expert TG
01-09-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,175
Posted By wide45

Technically not Ironmen, the '90 MASTER TG, and...

Technically not Ironmen, the '90 MASTER TG, and EXPERT TG are nonetheless related.. I have one of each in the same size, and aside from the smoke color and decals, the frames are identical. ...
03-31-18, 08:19 AM
01-21-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By wide45

Tiagra 4700 is still available as a Tripple, not...

Tiagra 4700 is still available as a Tripple, not that it is the answer to the OP's question.
01-06-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,576
Posted By wide45

Expert TG with 4700 Tiagra. Almost posted it in...

Expert TG with 4700 Tiagra. Almost posted it in the black bike thread.
12-16-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,325
Posted By wide45

"Do not try and climb the hill. That's...

"Do not try and climb the hill. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth."
"What truth?"
"There is no hill."
"There is no hill?"
"Then you'll see, that it is not the hill that...
09-08-17, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,571
Posted By wide45

the hoods can be replaced without removing wrap...

the hoods can be replaced without removing wrap or loosening anything. Takes patience.
08-29-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,443
Posted By wide45

exactly New 4700 levers come with the cable...

exactly

New 4700 levers come with the cable set and the ferrules.
08-29-17, 04:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,571
Posted By wide45

Seatpost

Seatpost is either 26.6 or 26.8
Forget which one. I have 1990 expert and master, both same frame.
04-23-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By wide45

Its way easier to replace just the valve core...

Its way easier to replace just the valve core than it is to unmount the tire and swap out the tube.
10-12-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,144
Posted By wide45

Don't think that's compatible with 4700 shifters,...

Don't think that's compatible with 4700 shifters, that don't match up with previous versions of 10 speed.
04-28-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,519
Posted By wide45

Check the serial # On my Japan made Master...

Check the serial #

On my Japan made Master and Expert TG's, the first 2 digits I believe are year made.

My Expert had the same stem, and the one on my Master isn't original. The bars on the...
04-22-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,398
Posted By wide45

517368 Rode the Expert today

517368
Rode the Expert today
04-17-16, 08:32 PM
03-17-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,668
Posted By wide45

Shades of grey

Shades of grey
02-23-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,715,976
Posted By wide45

506107 The Expert gets new gear.

506107

The Expert gets new gear.
02-14-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 57,621
Posted By wide45

They call me Mr. TiGs

Master TG shortly after I got it a few years ago. Serial # says '89 but may have been an early '90 model. Recently acquired an Expert TG, but no pictures yet. Serial # on that one says '90. Frame...
02-01-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,312
Posted By wide45

This looks like it. You could check Shimano tech...

This looks like it. You could check Shimano tech docs and see if they are all the same.

Shimano SL-7800 Shift Lever Boss Cover Radiused...
01-11-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,848
Posted By wide45

Just before Christmas I found a 20" Terry...

Just before Christmas I found a 20" Terry Symmetry with 650C wheels locally on CL. 631 butted steel with 9 speed Tiagra triple at a very nice price.

GF is 5'4" and likes it a lot.
01-08-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,210
Views: 1,259,140
Posted By wide45

Fork looks like it belongs, but the black cables...

Fork looks like it belongs, but the black cables look cheap. White or light grey would be classy.

Front brake caliper does look odd. Old style center pulls had that look.
08-30-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By wide45

Original hubs will be Normandy wide flange. Easy...

Original hubs will be Normandy wide flange. Easy to search out specs on the web.
07-17-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By wide45

They all look.....used ;)

They all look.....used ;)
05-01-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By wide45

Try looking at BSA bicycles.

Try looking at BSA bicycles.
10-05-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,023
Posted By wide45

I'd say ride it, and make modifications with the...

I'd say ride it, and make modifications with the goal of enhancing your enjoyment of riding.

Old style brake levers are probably a step backwards.

In the end It's your call, obey the voices in...
09-28-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,117
Posted By wide45

Shift Right. Drink Left.

Shift Right. Drink Left.
09-11-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By wide45

For uniglide, believe the smallest sprocket is...

For uniglide, believe the smallest sprocket is threaded. There is no separate lockring.
09-11-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By wide45

Yes, there is a funky looking little spacer that...

Yes, there is a funky looking little spacer that goes between the smallest sprocket, and the rest of the cassette. It has cutout notches to clear the screws/rivets that hold the cassette together. ...
09-01-14, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By wide45

I'm sure you checked for clearance with the chain...

I'm sure you checked for clearance with the chain on the small sprocket, so using the shim should be good, particularly if you may be going back to 12 or 13 tooth.

I have that same 105 53-42...
08-31-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By wide45

You may want to evaluate if that 11 tooth...

You may want to evaluate if that 11 tooth sprocket will do you any good. I replaced a 7 cog 13-26 with a 13-30, and got more useful gear combinations in the midrange. So far, have not wanted smaller...
08-31-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By wide45

I would modify the freehub body. See the...

I would modify the freehub body. See the hyperdrive-C link in my previous post.
08-31-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By wide45

The 11 tooth small cog may not be compatible with...

The 11 tooth small cog may not be compatible with your freehub.

Search Sheldon Brown for 11 tooth sprocket, or Hyperglide-C (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_ho-z.html#hyperdrivec)
Replies: 17
Views: 2,402
Posted By wide45

I think I paid $170ish for that bike in 1976. It...

I think I paid $170ish for that bike in 1976. It came with new tires. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,655
Posted By wide45

399758 Master TG at Charlotte 399759 ...

399758
Master TG at Charlotte

399759
Grand Prix at Genesee Valley Park
08-16-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,568
Posted By wide45

I just put a new set of hoods on my 105SC levers....

I just put a new set of hoods on my 105SC levers. The old ratty white hoods looked the same as yours.
You can still buy this same style lever new. New black Shimano hoods are available from places...
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