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06-08-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,323
Posted By Catnap

You can search using English words, which...

You can search using English words, which typically works for bike brands since the names themselves are derived from English or European languages. Use the Google Chrome browser and it will...
06-08-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,639
Posted By norskagent

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this is where I post a pic of mine!
06-05-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,842
Posted By masispecial

Lugged 70s frame with some upgrades ...

Lugged 70s frame with some upgrades


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06-05-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 69,687
Views: 11,323,240
Posted By Clang

They just doubled the price to $150 and it's...

They just doubled the price to $150 and it's still pretty nice.
06-05-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69,687
Views: 11,323,240
Posted By Clang

1985 Miyata 912 - $150 (Minneapolis, MN) ...

1985 Miyata 912 - $150 (Minneapolis, MN)

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06-01-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey completed

So the last several weeks including the runup to Eroica and deep clean of the Merz I took included lots of wrangling, shuffling, digging and plenty else. I kept running into parts I had collected for...
05-22-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 514
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My thoughts are- you could simply pull a spoke...

My thoughts are- you could simply pull a spoke from the LH side and measure it to see if you got the proper lengths on the correct sides. You could just loosen all the spokes and restart the...
04-29-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By SurferRosa

I bought a vintage Mavic wheelset a while back...

I bought a vintage Mavic wheelset a while back and while truing up the rear, I found the rear spokes weren't long enough. Purchased some really long nipples, I can't remember what they were, 16 or...
04-27-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By BMC_Kid

sure thing, no problem. However, they get very...

sure thing, no problem. However, they get very little usage these days as they both have original Dura Ace AX and EX 6 speeds, so the gearing is the issue for me. But yes, Iíll still occasionally hop...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By rjones28

My current favorite rim to build with is the DT...

My current favorite rim to build with is the DT Swiss R460

R 460 | DT Swiss (https://www.dtswiss.com/en/components/rims-road/performance/r-460)

It weighs 460g. Is not super wide, but can handle...
04-07-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By T-Mar

The shortest reach, era appropriate, side-pull...

The shortest reach, era appropriate, side-pull calipers of which I'm aware, are the Dia-Compe Aero Gran Compe (the ones with the eccentric pad height adjustment). Their claimed reach range was...
04-02-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,588,419
Posted By eshew

Rad Got bikes piling up! Yeti is rad, fat...

Rad
Got bikes piling up! Yeti is rad, fat chance is getting some love
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02-01-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By Prunesquallor

My 1984 Miyata 710 is ISO. The Velo Orange Grand...

My 1984 Miyata 710 is ISO. The Velo Orange Grand Cru 1” fit it perfectly.

edit: actually, I needed about a 1 mm spacer to take the place of the old reflector hanger.
If you're interested, the...
02-01-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By SurferRosa

I would assume so too, but don't. Instead, use a...

I would assume so too, but don't. Instead, use a digital caliper on the head tube ID and the fork crown OD. if you don't have a caliper, pick up a really cheap one off eBay. Mine cost like $4, and it...
02-01-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By curbtender

You can get a screwdriver on the dropout side....

You can get a screwdriver on the dropout side. Cut off the bend and screw it out.
10-30-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By Andy_K

I've heard that some people find 3Rensho bikes to...

I've heard that some people find 3Rensho bikes to be too stiff. I don't think I've heard that specifically about the 3Rensho-built Allez, but I read it somewhere about 3Rensho bikes sold under their...
10-29-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By BFisher

$38 shipped here...

$38 shipped here (https://www.ebay.com/itm/202900074990).
10-27-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 824,951
Posted By big john

I didn't know San Rensho built frames for...

I didn't know San Rensho built frames for Specialized. It figures, I always loved the San Rensho branded frames.
...
10-24-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Dfrost

I had a B17 Champion (Pro-thick leather, big...

I had a B17 Champion (Pro-thick leather, big rivets) that I had slotted by Selle An-Aatomica before they were doing their own saddles. Nice, but didn’t care for the side skirt flare under pressure....
10-22-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,392
Posted By Mike_Kelly

I much prefer narrow bars for tight technical...

I much prefer narrow bars for tight technical trails.
10-16-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,697
Posted By late

Raise Dat Stem! by Bob Gordon A flat...

Raise Dat Stem!

by Bob Gordon

A flat back is one of the hallmarks of an experienced cyclist, particularly a racer, and over the years I have seen the prevailing attitudes towards rider...
10-12-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,697
Posted By tkamd73

I’m 66, and still ride all my vintage drop bar...

I’m 66, and still ride all my vintage drop bar bikes. Start of the season, neck hurts, wrists hurt, and not down on the drops much. As the miles build up, pain disappears, and on drops more. Gets a...
10-10-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,886
Posted By nycphotography

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed...

Where did I say dogs shouldn't be allowed exercise? Exercise them approriately, in appropriate places, where allowed.

If I or someone have a fear of dogs, then it is our job to stay away from the...
10-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,886
Posted By nycphotography

Ok so obviously we are having a spectrum incident...

Ok so obviously we are having a spectrum incident of pedantry here.

Saying it's "for the owner" was passive aggressive snark. No I'm not going to literally spray people illegally just because...
09-30-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,886
Posted By Brian Marshall

The issue is when you have a 5 year old riding...

The issue is when you have a 5 year old riding with you, I yell out to the dog owner that my daughter is afraid of dogs and they yell back "don't worry, they are friendly". Then the dog proceeds to...
09-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,575
Posted By seypat

As found. ...

As found.

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08-31-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By JohnDThompson

Brake cable housing will work fine as derailleur...

Brake cable housing will work fine as derailleur cable housing for friction shifting. Indexed shifting suffers if the housing is compressible, and helical-wound brake cable housing is more...
08-02-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By alcjphil

No, it won't fit. The overall width of Shimano 8...

No, it won't fit. The overall width of Shimano 8 and 9 speed cassettes are the same, but Dura Ace 8 speed freehubs use a different spline pattern.
07-29-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,881
Posted By old's'cool

It's been said before: spending money on a bike...

It's been said before: spending money on a bike to go faster pales in comparison to strengthening the engine, up until you are close or really into the professional competitive level.
Put another...
07-21-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,623
Posted By JohnDThompson

At Trek in the mid 80s, we used torch-free...

At Trek in the mid 80s, we used torch-free electromagnetic induction to heat the joints, and automated wire feeds to feed brass into the hot joints in combination with pre-placed brass "bombs" inside...
07-03-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,403
Posted By OutnBack

Not sure-I'm in Alaska & won't be home for a few...

Not sure-I'm in Alaska & won't be home for a few more days. I'll check when I get back.
06-30-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,729
Posted By Bosco13

I bought a Specialized Allez in 81, was my...

I bought a Specialized Allez in 81, was my favorite bike ever. I wish I wouldn't have given it away.
06-28-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,190
Posted By gravelinmygears

I reached out thru someone I kinda know at...

I reached out thru someone I kinda know at Ritchey HQ. He sent photos to Tom. Apparently this is an oddball model with the fork mounts going all the way thru and the plain-ness of the fork crown.
06-23-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,403
Posted By squirtdad

if it is an 83 55 cm top tube is either 56 or...

if it is an 83 55 cm top tube is either 56 or 58

also note the 83 has the dyna drive pedals, which means different frame size if you change the crank or use adapters if it still has the AX crank...
06-23-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,053
Posted By stevel610

I own(ed) 5 Brooks. 2 B17 regular and 1 B17 flyer...

I own(ed) 5 Brooks. 2 B17 regular and 1 B17 flyer (sprung) which I never saw why people made a big deal of breaking in.

1 Conquest which is a Pro leather top on a sprung frame. No issues breaking...
06-18-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,331
Posted By gearbasher

It's my winter/wet weather bike. I ride it hard...

It's my winter/wet weather bike. I ride it hard and put it away wet. Hence, the semi-cheap, sealed bearing hubs.
06-09-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By droppedandlost

close enough, I think ...

close enough, I think

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06-08-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By merziac

Yes, yes sir, yes they are. ;) ...

Yes, yes sir, yes they are. ;)

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06-08-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,722
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

It's a freewheel

It's a freewheel
06-04-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By brian3069

You might think twice about repainting, that...

You might think twice about repainting, that typically kills the value of vintage bikes.
06-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,678
Posted By cyccommute

Another wall of overkill essentially based on...

Another wall of overkill essentially based on nothing.



Why? What reason do you have that this is sooooo important? Will it result in a stronger more durable wheel and what evidence do you...
05-31-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 69,687
Views: 11,323,240
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/nwb/bik/d/winchester...

https://boston.craigslist.org/nwb/bik/d/winchester-vintage-sekai-racing-bike/7329787092.htmlVintage Sekai racing bike - $100 (Winchester)...
05-23-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By sch

Most likely everything is press fit into place. ...

Most likely everything is press fit into place. You need to devise a method of applying pressure to the part you
want to remove, in this case the threaded cylindrical nut. You could use the axle...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By TugaDude

I didn't mean to open a can of worms with my...

I didn't mean to open a can of worms with my post, just to point out that IF the bike in question was restored by Waterford, that would have been the minimum cost.

Remember too that a business has...
05-21-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By 3alarmer

...the length of the bolt on that press (9.6")...

...the length of the bolt on that press (9.6") will limit the use of it to bicycles with head tubes shorter than that.
There was one guy who bought a press, who started a thread here asking why he...
05-19-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,227
Posted By polymorphself

Whats left of it anyways. Hereís a video of the...

Whats left of it anyways. Hereís a video of the shop.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-JYz-UL5PIg
05-19-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By JohnDThompson

Bicycle Research made a crank thread chaser...

Bicycle Research made a crank thread chaser (below). The piece on the right is a pilot to keep the chaser on axis. The male end threads into a bolt-type spindle, the female end fits on a nut-type...
05-18-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,575
Posted By fleslider

My vote for the Centurion Prestige, made three...

My vote for the Centurion Prestige, made three years 1985,86, and 1989

Here is my 1989 Prestige...
05-18-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,575
Posted By norskagent

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05-17-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,575
Posted By Shrevvy

Panasonic DX-5000 was Tange Prestige in some...

Panasonic DX-5000 was Tange Prestige in some years. Lugged and a nice rider.


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