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Forum: Commuting
02-04-15, 01:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,395
Posted By Moab91

Title Route:. 6 miles of straight, smooth...

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Route:. 6 miles of straight, smooth asphalt bike lane to Metrolink train station, 40 minutes on train, 3 miles of parked cars, traffic, construction, craziness...
Road conditions /...
02-03-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Moab91

I service woodwind instruments as a vocation and...

I service woodwind instruments as a vocation and have a device that is used to to pass current through a brass or silver key to soften the adhesive that holds the pads in on clarinets, etc. Figured...
02-02-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Moab91

Thanks for the great info. I see that there is a...

Thanks for the great info. I see that there is a tool "Mavic #670 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=670) " which is a socket with all six of the spanner tips, so...
02-02-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Moab91

servicing old Mavic hubs

432182 I have not had this hub apart for a couple of decades. It is an old Mavic freewheel type that I bought new somewhere around 1989-1991. Yes, I really do need to service this hub, it is a long...
01-02-15, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Moab91

I ran the 7 speed version with ShimanoXT for...

I ran the 7 speed version with ShimanoXT for years and it worked great.
01-02-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

dabac, which solder did you use? FBinNY,...

dabac, which solder did you use?


FBinNY, Great point, Thanks! I do have a very large vernier caliper at work that will give me an excellent measurement if I go this route. There are a lot of...
01-02-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

I will be sure to check that. I suppose if my...

I will be sure to check that. I suppose if my brace lines up neatly on the donor fork before I rip it apart, I should be in good shape. Thanks for the info!
01-02-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

Thanks, dsaul! This is a great resource!

Thanks, dsaul! This is a great resource!
Forum: Introductions
01-01-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Moab91

Welcome back. I can relate; was basically off for...

Welcome back. I can relate; was basically off for close to 20, but started commuting with my road bike back in June. I feel ten years younger than I did 6mos ago! Now chasing down parts for my old...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,322
Posted By Moab91

Just did a quick 13mi up and down the bike trail...

Just did a quick 13mi up and down the bike trail nearby.
01-01-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

Thanks to all for the great input! Changing the...

Thanks to all for the great input! Changing the steer tube itself is an interesting thought; glad to hear it has already been done successfully.

Regarding the idea of putting new tubes in my...
01-01-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

Thanks for the info. I have very strong...

Thanks for the info. I have very strong mechanical and moderate machining skills. Hoping to stay with suspension fork.

To clarify, my thought is:
Find some forks that I could remove from...
01-01-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Moab91

fork tubes for old crown

425896 I lost some parts for my Mag 20's and need to get my old Wicked Fat Chance back on the trail. Forks with 1" steer tubes are basically nonexistent these days. I would like to find some fork...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,954,849
Posted By Moab91

My old '88 Bianchi. powdercoated and upgraded to...

My old '88 Bianchi. powdercoated and upgraded to 7speed around 1992. Started commuting a few months ago so bought new tires, seat, lights, cell phone holder, and replaced the 12-24 freewheel with the...
08-24-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,717
Posted By Moab91

Thanks for the great info. I suspected they were...

Thanks for the great info. I suspected they were 20's. I have Googled and Googled on this, but was not finding clear info about external differences.
I realize that the fork technology has grown...
08-23-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,717
Posted By Moab91

Thanks for the response. What do you mean by...

Thanks for the response. What do you mean by "negative spring"?
08-23-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,717
Posted By Moab91

Bump! Vintage Rockshox experts, where are you?...

Bump! Vintage Rockshox experts, where are you? Somebody has to know this. Help! :)
08-23-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,713
Posted By Moab91

That top chart seems inverted. After two weeks in...

That top chart seems inverted. After two weeks in Shanghai, I couldn't wait to get back to Los Angeles where I could breathe!
While the USA has plenty of cars, we do have catalytic converters in...
08-23-14, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,203
Posted By Moab91

I went blind in my left eye 10 years ago....

I went blind in my left eye 10 years ago. Surprisingly, my left-mounted helmet mirror works well. Not quite as friendly as when both eyes worked, but I can see what I need to see.
Forum: Introductions
08-23-14, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Moab91

Welcome! I just registered an hour or two ago. I...

Welcome! I just registered an hour or two ago. I also started in the era when BMX bikes were made from random parts! Enjoy that pedal power! sounds like you have a great approach.
Forum: Introductions
08-23-14, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Moab91

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-23-14, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Moab91

About 20 years ago I updated my 6-speed Shimano...

About 20 years ago I updated my 6-speed Shimano 600-equipped 1988 Bianchi to 7-speed Shimano 600 shifters and derailleur. Originally Shimano only offered the 7-speed as a cassette, but later made...
08-23-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,717
Posted By Moab91

401120Here is another picture. You can see the...

401120Here is another picture. You can see the left adjuster head was murdered from a jury rig I did a few years back... :-(
08-23-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,717
Posted By Moab91

how to identify Rockshox Mag 20 vs Mag 21?

Can anyone help me identify my forks? I bought them new in approximately 1992 and am not sure if they are Mag 20 or Mag 21
I need to locate an adjuster head and the part number is different between...
Forum: Introductions
08-22-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Moab91

Back on the bike

Hi all! My bikes have been hanging in the garage for a loooong time. I pulled down my road bike (1988 Bianchi) back in June and started commuting with it. It gets me 18-24 miles a day on the bike and...
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