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09-10-15, 04:34 PM
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Posted By fadetoblack6902

Hub Flange Width Adapter: Tandem? ID help

Hey gang, could use some help figuring out what I found here. Would love to know a) it's purpose, and b) who made it. This thing appears to widen a hub's flanges, by about 23mm. It bolts directly...
07-25-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I'd check out www.BikeRecyclery.com for deals on...

I'd check out www.BikeRecyclery.com for deals on parts. Not much in the way of clothing
06-06-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I do actually. take a look at these: ...

I do actually. take a look at these:

http://www.bikerecyclery.com/suntour-cyclone-mk-1-downtube-shifters-clamp-on-friction.html
http://www.bikerecyclery.com/suntour-downtube-shifters-clamp.html
06-06-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Ok, we'll call them ARx! There's not much...

Ok, we'll call them ARx! There's not much documentation on early ARx shifters, which probably explains why I couldn't identify them.
06-05-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify these early Suntour shifters: Cyclone/superbe hardware, un-colored Blueline?

This is the 2nd pair of shifters I've found like these, that defy identification. The hardware appears to be early Cyclone/Superbe, yet the levers are cut just like Blue Line levers without the blue...
02-24-13, 09:53 PM
02-20-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify this cool crank? Labeled "QP" - Similar arms to Raceface, heavily machined

This cool crank came on a Bianchi cruiser I picked up. The drive arm is engraved "QP" on the spider. Google came up with nothing. Any ideas?

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02-12-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify this Rigid Fork: Ti Uppers, Carbon Lowers, Cantilever, False Stanchion Guard

I just picked up a city bike with this odd rigid 26er fork. The uppers are titanium, lowers are carbon. It has a brake bridge and cable stop for cantilever brakes. It has rubber stanchion guards,...
09-09-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,759
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Trexlertown classic show added! I'll post a few...

Trexlertown classic show added! I'll post a few of the others when I find dates. I thought about the Frankenbike swaps, but there's waaay too many of them, and they're already listed on the...
06-07-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By fadetoblack6902

That bike looks pretty similar! What is it? ...

That bike looks pretty similar! What is it?

The rear brake has 2 stops on the left side of the top tube. Ill get pics of the caps tonight
06-05-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify this minty Merckx! 86/87 MX Leader? Corsa Extra?

I picked up a minty Merckx, and I'm having trouble identifying it. The serial number reads: CX6T 2955A. It is Columbia MXL tubing, and has the "face" headbadge. The paintjob is a very glittery...
03-30-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By fadetoblack6902

big sweep (~17 degree) carbon flat bars?

I'm building up a new Giant Anthem 29er, and am having difficulty finding a big sweep carbon bar. I've been riding a Bontrager big sweep 17 degree bar on my HIFI, and I love it. Does anyone know...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By fadetoblack6902

anybody have a guess even?

anybody have a guess even?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify this Zipp Disc 650b wheel? (better pic added)

I just picked this wheel up at a swap meet for a steal. Can someone help me identify the model and year?

I am unfamiliar with the structure of carbon disc wheels. This one has a few patches on...
12-10-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By fadetoblack6902

True, but have you ever seen this on a Bianchi...

True, but have you ever seen this on a Bianchi stem before? I haven't, and I can't find a similar one on google either.
12-10-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Info on Bianchi pantographed quill stem w/ Colnogo Tri-Color?

I picked up this beautiful quill stem today, and it seems a bit of an anomaly. The side and front pantograph's are standard Bianchi panto stem for sure. The tri-color red/white/green pantographed...
12-05-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Anyone know of any bike shops going out of business or downsiziing?

I am looking for shops/individuals who are going out of business or downsizing. I am hoping to purchase a large amount of parts, to grow my online business.

I'm looking for mid level to high...
Forum: For Sale
08-07-11, 10:01 PM
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Sticky Saddle swap
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Posted By fadetoblack6902

Have: -2011 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow, White....

Have:
-2011 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow, White. BRAND NEW, Titanium rails
-Fizik Gobi XM, black. 2 months use, almost perfect. Magnesium rails
-2010 Bontrager RL, white. 3 months use, great...
08-02-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By fadetoblack6902

rear shock issues: Fox Triad

I just bought (ok, nearly stole) an 08 Stumpjumper with a Fox Triad rear shock. When I purchased it, there was only 20psi in the shock, and there was oil covering the pro pedal switch. I pumped it...
06-21-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Thanks for the advice guys. Southpaw, I will...

Thanks for the advice guys. Southpaw, I will definitely suggest these diagnostic ideas and see what comes of it. He does sound reasonable, so I agree it's worth looking into.
06-21-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

It was sent to him around May 1. Don't know how...

It was sent to him around May 1. Don't know how it took him almost 2 months to realize.
06-21-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Sorry, I messed up originally. It is the seat...

Sorry, I messed up originally. It is the seat stay. I guess it's possible the wheel was dished wrong, but I sure didn't notice it. He says he took it to a frame builder who confirmed his...
06-21-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

He's saying it's making it so the wheel isn't...

He's saying it's making it so the wheel isn't centered between the seatstays, and the brakes aren't lining up right. I'm interested to see his pictures
06-21-11, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Problem bleeding Hayes Stroker (gram) brake

I am having an issue bleeding my Hayes Stroker Gram brakes. I believe am following all the instructions correctly. Syringe on caliper bleed valve, open bleed valve quarter turn to open the system. ...
06-21-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

also my response lol. He said he will send pics,...

also my response lol. He said he will send pics, but I haven't gotten them yet
06-21-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

that was exactly my response. I didn't get a...

that was exactly my response. I didn't get a detailed description of how he measured them yet. And woops, it's actually a seatstay. I changed it in the original post to reflect.
06-21-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By fadetoblack6902

1983 Stumpjumper: one seatstay too long?

I just received report that the 1983 Stumpjumper I sold recently apparently has one seatstay that is too long. The buyer says the non-drive side seatstay is about 5mm longer than the drive side. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,341
Posted By fadetoblack6902

That was my first thought too. The frame's paint...

That was my first thought too. The frame's paint scheme matches, but the components and fork don't. If you notice on the fork in the bikepedia picture there's a vertical line on the fork that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,341
Posted By fadetoblack6902

help identifying year/model on Scott CR1

I just picked up a Scott CR1 that is labeled "Pro" on the seatstay. It's a black and yellow design, 105 10 speed compact components, Alex Race 28 Pro wheels. The paint design (especially the fork)...
04-12-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Shipping a bike internationally (UK), best rates and box sizes?

I am selling a bike, and someone asked for shipping costs to the UK. USPS online is telling me a bike box is too big to ship. UPS is quoting $500.

Does anyone have experience with this?
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03-18-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I haven't seen it in person, just pics from...

I haven't seen it in person, just pics from online. Being japanese I'm guessing it's nothing that's going to sell quickly in this market. If I can I'll ask for a serial number and about the...
03-17-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fadetoblack6902

identify this fancy-lugged frame

I have an opportunity to buy this frame pretty cheap. I know I have seen those lugs before, but can't place them. Can anyone help me out?

thanks!...
03-17-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By fadetoblack6902

A little deeper look reveals that the bikepro...

A little deeper look reveals that the bikepro page for those IRD's says they never made a 26.0. Maybe we're wrong still? Maybe theres a different model of IRD's not shown there?
03-17-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Good call, that sure does look like an IRD! And...

Good call, that sure does look like an IRD! And it is in fact a 26.0. I'm glad I don't have to try and hunt down a seat post that size!

Did they make IRD's in 83? All the 82-84 Stumpy's I've...
03-14-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Identify this seat post off my new 82-83 Stumpjumper!

I can't seem to figure out what kind of post this is. It sure is a unique and cool clamp. The part one of the bolts inserts into is inscribed "260". Any ideas what it is?
...
02-18-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Thanks for the eye! but I think it's fine. It...

Thanks for the eye! but I think it's fine. It has some rust on the bottom of the lug which sticks up a bit more than the paint would, which makes it look like it could be bent.
...
02-16-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By fadetoblack6902

According to Velobase, the seatpost is a 2 bolt...

According to Velobase, the seatpost is a 2 bolt fluted Super Record
http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=d154629d-21f6-477d-ab90-d4802178ad57
02-16-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By fadetoblack6902

The rear derailleur's patent date is 74. ...

The rear derailleur's patent date is 74.

Is there a reliable way to decode serial numbers on these frames? forgot to mention theres the remains of a Columbus tubing sticker, cant read what ...
02-16-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Early Gios Super Record... Info and advice?

I just landed a Gios Super Record at the Seattle bike swap! It's not in the best shape, but it has some cool parts for sure. I was wondering if someone could help with the year. Also, what do you...
01-30-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Gold Cinelli toe clips?

I just picked up a pair of what appears to be gold plated cinelli toe clips. They have the new logo. Does anyone know about these? I can get pics if needed.

thanks in advance!
01-21-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Threaded huh? that's great news if I can find a...

Threaded huh? that's great news if I can find a way to pry the rivet out. There is zero gap between the rivet and the spider. I can't even begin to fit my smallest screwdriver under it. any ideas?
01-21-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Awesome, that link helps a ton. Thanks! Do you...

Awesome, that link helps a ton. Thanks! Do you know if the play in the rivet is normal?
01-21-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Yes its an aluminum spider

Yes its an aluminum spider
01-19-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Help with Topline crank

Hi,

I have acquired a Topline crank, and am looking for info. There doesn't appear to be a model name, but I can't find pictures of any different topline cranks either. Does anyone have any...
12-27-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By fadetoblack6902

2011 Bike swaps??

Does anyone know of where/when the bike swaps are this winter? I am in Salt Lake City, and am hoping to drive all over the western US buying/selling at swaps this winter. So far I know of the Salt...
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I moved from st. Louis last winter. There are a...

I moved from st. Louis last winter. There are a couple guys there who flip the occasional high end vintage ride and several that flip varsities, but the high end modern market was all mine. Any...
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I do sell on ebay occasionally with mixed...

I do sell on ebay occasionally with mixed results. I've had trouble selling anything that's not collectable for what its worth. Also with ebay living in a slow city, finding parts to sell is a...
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By fadetoblack6902

Best city to open used bike shop, primarily vintage and high end bikes/parts

Hi,
I am considering dedicating a lot of my time to opening a by-appointment used bike shop. I focus mainly on high end mountain/road bikes, and vintage bikes/parts. Currently I have a splattering...
11-11-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,779
Posted By fadetoblack6902

wow how did I miss that? sure are threads. ...

wow how did I miss that? sure are threads. Thanks for the awesome eyes!
11-11-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,779
Posted By fadetoblack6902

I like the frame disassembly idea, but this is a...

I like the frame disassembly idea, but this is a Fuji Opus 3....so I don't think so

There doesn't appear to be a spacer block. It looks like just the bolt. and the bolt won't move. there's a...
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