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06-10-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 336,353
Posted By Hobbiano

It's an '85 470, which is basicly a 460 with...

It's an '85 470, which is basicly a 460 with Shimano 600. Tru-Temper tubing I think. Low-mid level on the scale. Priced kind of high unless the paint was near perfect.
06-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,412
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd keep your wheels, 36/ 40 spokes, sealed hubs,...

I'd keep your wheels, 36/ 40 spokes, sealed hubs, nice rims, made for touring. So what if they're a little heavy? How many lighter, modern wheels will still be in good shape 35
years from now? Maybe...
06-04-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks, Glad it worked and good to know.

Thanks, Glad it worked and good to know.
06-02-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By Hobbiano

Beautiful bike. I would be very tempted if it...

Beautiful bike. I would be very tempted if it were 2" smaller. Probably a good thing its not. Somebody buy this thing!
05-29-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent.

Pm sent.
05-24-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Hobbiano

Will these Cyclones (with the claw) work on a...

Will these Cyclones (with the claw) work on a Campy dropout if you remove the claw? I've had some Suntour deraileurs where if you remove the claw and fit them to a Campy style drop out with integral...
05-23-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Hobbiano

Waiting to see how you like your IM ride compared...

Waiting to see how you like your IM ride compared to your Trek 660.
05-17-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,807
Posted By Hobbiano

These are a good budget set with sealed bearing...

These are a good budget set with sealed bearing hubs. They should last a long time. I've bought a couple pairs about a year or two ago and they came with Formula brand sealed cartridge bearing hubs...
05-16-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,807
Posted By Hobbiano

I'm guessing the op saw something disturbing when...

I'm guessing the op saw something disturbing when he took the hub apart.:twitchy:
05-15-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,807
Posted By Hobbiano

Did you get to check out the condition of the...

Did you get to check out the condition of the cones and cups of the rear hub yet? Just wondering. I have an '84 620 waiting for me to give it some attention. The hubs (Helicomatics) feel rough but...
05-14-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Hobbiano

Yes. Please. Pm sent.

Yes. Please. Pm sent.
05-12-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,807
Posted By Hobbiano

I have removed that retaining ring with a good...

I have removed that retaining ring with a good pair of channel locks with sharp jaw serations. Just carefully squeeze only hard enough to grip the splines and get it to start turning. I'd squirt some...
05-07-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By Hobbiano

I'll take the Suntour Symmetric shifters...

I'll take the Suntour Symmetric shifters (https://photos.app.goo.gl/NEhPz498qGfMouZLA). Pm sent
05-04-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,834
Posted By Hobbiano

'72 Paramount. I'm not crazy about the red...

'72 Paramount. I'm not crazy about the red housing, will probably go with black. It has Campy bar ends. I'm probably going to go back to down tube shifters....
05-03-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,156
Posted By Hobbiano

I have a not too vintage '96 Trek 520 touring. It...

I have a not too vintage '96 Trek 520 touring. It came with a 7-speed cassette but the rear dropouts are 135mm spacing. I'm running a 9-speed cassette now.
I have 700x28 Marathon Plus tires on it...
05-03-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,266
Posted By Hobbiano

They want $53.60 ups ground shipping to...

They want $53.60 ups ground shipping to Louisiana. Thats the catch.
05-02-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent

Pm sent
04-30-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,522
Posted By Hobbiano

Sorry. I didn't realize how old this post was.

Sorry. I didn't realize how old this post was.
04-30-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,522
Posted By Hobbiano

Its got a long top tube for a 21" frame. So even...

Its got a long top tube for a 21" frame. So even if a 21" is not too tall the 22.5" top tube may be too long. I'm 5'-7-1/2" and a 21" center to top frame fits me well but with a 22.5" top tube I have...
04-30-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By Hobbiano

'84 760. A little bigger. ...

'84 760. A little bigger.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x605/0224181241a_rz_92e00f9086bff95e23508b009c752c6ff32f5f62.jpg...
04-30-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,045
Posted By Hobbiano

I have an '84 770 and an '85 760 bare frame...

I have an '84 770 and an '85 760 bare frame hanging up in the spare bedroom. At aproximately 320 mm from the midpoint of the dropout slot, there is about 38 to 40 mm between the chainstays. So thats...
04-30-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Hobbiano

Looks like an '88 400T if it has a triple. The...

Looks like an '88 400T if it has a triple. The colors are right.
04-29-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 58,127
Posted By Hobbiano

Dealings recently with shoota, hazetguy,...

Dealings recently with shoota, hazetguy, malcala622, deux jambes, brewsmith and vintagerando. All went well, as usual. Thanks!
04-27-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Hobbiano

Seems like a deal to me. Good thing its a 58.

Seems like a deal to me. Good thing its a 58.
04-23-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Hobbiano

Velo Orange Rims on Sale

Just a heads up, in case anyone needs some rims. They seem pretty nice.
04-21-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a message.

Sent you a message.
04-14-19, 09:02 AM
04-13-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Hobbiano

I think its a fairly common way of doing it. I...

I think its a fairly common way of doing it. I have two Schwinn Voyageurs done like that, a '90 and an '86, and also two mid 90's Trek 520's that are unthreaded. It will be at least as strong as a...
04-07-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Hobbiano

Sending you a pm.

Sending you a pm.
04-07-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a pm on the GS shifters & rd.

Sent you a pm on the GS shifters & rd.
04-05-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a pm.

Sent you a pm.
04-03-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 739
Posted By Hobbiano

Testors sells a "gloss competition orange" enamel...

Testors sells a "gloss competition orange" enamel in a small spray can that might match pretty well for touch up. I bought a can based on the color of the cap to touch up a few spots on my WV. I...
03-26-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,526
Posted By Hobbiano

Looks great! Did you brush paint it or spray it?

Looks great! Did you brush paint it or spray it?
03-22-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Hobbiano

I think it's a 58. Measure from center of crank...

I think it's a 58. Measure from center of crank up the center line of the seat tube to right where the aluminum seat post starts and the blue seat tube ends, which should be about level with the top...
03-20-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Hobbiano

Another picture, borrowed from JohnDThompsons...

Another picture, borrowed from JohnDThompsons reply to a thread from 2009:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/683x581/groove_6b9f42a3caffb38ba5192f4a63dd7ec895e0ef9a.jpg
03-20-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By Hobbiano

They also have other thicknesses.

They also have other thicknesses.
03-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 592
Posted By Hobbiano

I bought a ten pack of 1mm BB spacers here. I...

I bought a ten pack of 1mm BB spacers here. I think its cheaper than getting them directly from Wheels mfg.
https://www.amazon.com/Wheels-Manufacturing-1mm-Cassette-Spacer/dp/B0025UINFC
03-19-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Hobbiano

I'm interested in top tube measurement on the...

I'm interested in top tube measurement on the P15-9 as well. (The red one)
Sent you a pm.
03-15-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Hobbiano

And thanks from me as well.to whoever bought it ...

And thanks from me as well.to whoever bought it :)
03-14-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Hobbiano

I sent you a message.

I sent you a message.
03-10-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent.

Pm sent.
02-19-19, 07:19 PM
02-17-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hobbiano

The first picture may appear to show the head...

The first picture may appear to show the head tube angle is much steeper then it really is. Notice how the angle of the fence boards changes from left to right. If its not really obvious in person...
02-15-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Hobbiano

The other morning while getting ready for work,...

The other morning while getting ready for work, checked the forum and saw a B17 with some nice handwork done to it for sale. Thought to myself: Hmmm. I'd buy that.
Didn't think to check the time......
02-15-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Hobbiano

dot dot dot?

dot dot dot?
02-13-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By Hobbiano

Pm sent.

Pm sent.
02-12-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,432
Posted By Hobbiano

If I had one, I'd go outside and ride it right...

If I had one, I'd go outside and ride it right now.
02-12-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,432
Posted By Hobbiano

It was summer, 1964, I was ten and wanted a...

It was summer, 1964, I was ten and wanted a Stingray real bad. I had a 24" J.C. Higgins that had been handed down to me from my older brother. Well my parents wouldn't go for the Stingray - it cost...
02-08-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,432
Posted By Hobbiano

+1 Thats the way it was in my neighborhood. The...

+1
Thats the way it was in my neighborhood. The few times I rode a Schwinn it always seemed a lot nicer then what the rest of us were riding. I bet part of the reason was because they came from a...
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