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04-20-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,239
Posted By John Nolan

qkcam: The word "Falcon" in your post suggests...

qkcam:
The word "Falcon" in your post suggests to me that your bike might have a Falcon brand freewheel or cassette.

See this Park tool pages:
Freewheel or cassette?...
04-18-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By John Nolan

What type/brand of brake is that from? You could...

What type/brand of brake is that from? You could probably get by with some washers or a spacer if you can scrounge something that would fit. If you can find a spacer that fits, you can file down a...
04-12-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,237
Posted By John Nolan

Wow! Really nice.

Wow! Really nice.
02-23-21, 03:57 PM
01-17-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,961
Posted By John Nolan

Canada: Rocky Mountain...

Canada: Rocky Mountain (https://www.bikes.com/en/catalog-archive)
12-16-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By John Nolan

I'm not sure if there's anything unusual about...

I'm not sure if there's anything unusual about the shifter bosses on a 95 Trek 1000, but shifter boss adjusters are the usual answer:...
11-06-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,060
Posted By John Nolan

There's really no danger in the cold. per se,...

There's really no danger in the cold. per se, unless you're not dressed for it. Frostbite is a risk in truly frigid conditions, and in that case, wind chill would be a consideration.

The greatest...
10-26-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By John Nolan

I can never seem to mix a very good match when I...

I can never seem to mix a very good match when I do touch ups, but for areas like your forks, I find it helps fool the eye if you paint a solid rectangular area with the "close" match, a then mark it...
10-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,321
Posted By John Nolan

Because they're there.

Because they're there.
09-17-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By John Nolan

I've made a similar mount using a plastic hose...

I've made a similar mount using a plastic hose tee fitting (https://www.foxxlifesciences.com/products/25p-2704-oem?variant=15537655875), I cut across the top of the tee, and used a heat gun to soften...
08-27-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,213
Posted By John Nolan

I have a a pair of Dia-Compe levers, if you can't...

I have a a pair of Dia-Compe levers, if you can't find anything else. I'm in Ottawa, so posting shouldn't take too long. PM me if you'd like them.
08-21-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,135
Posted By John Nolan

I'm not seeing any errors, except for the obvious...

I'm not seeing any errors, except for the obvious broken image links. Good stuff.
08-03-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By John Nolan

The splined tubing came in around 86 I think.

The splined tubing came in around 86 I think.
08-03-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,323
Posted By John Nolan

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar...

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar ends. No tape, no worries.

Marinoni, eh?
07-21-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,668
Posted By John Nolan

Hello, fellow Ottawan! Nice score! My Ridge...

Hello, fellow Ottawan!
Nice score! My Ridge Runner is a similar bike, and is a very nice ride. I'd try tweaking that wheel, and just keep an eye out on Kijiji for a replacement. In normal times...
07-08-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,818
Posted By John Nolan

I'm really liking my Miyata 100M: ...

I'm really liking my Miyata 100M:
https://www.bikeforums.net/21564993-post1378.html
07-06-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By John Nolan

Okay, standard cables will do. I'd recommend...

Okay, standard cables will do. I'd recommend "slick" stainless steel cables.
07-02-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 234,637
Posted By John Nolan

Here are pics of some of my Miyatas: ...

Here are pics of some of my Miyatas:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1800x1166/miyata_610_0e295ac8ce6b8e16ba2bc2e186fa5f0ad3c11534.jpg
610, 86. Lots of the original bits, but...
07-02-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 405,766
Posted By John Nolan

Here's my 86 Miyata 100M. I converted it from...

Here's my 86 Miyata 100M. I converted it from drop bar to upright. I changed the cranks to Shimano 660. Swapped the brakes for Mafac Racers and added Suntour levers, thumb shifters and derailleurs....
06-29-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,651
Posted By John Nolan

Forgive me if I'm stating the obvious, but just...

Forgive me if I'm stating the obvious, but just to be sure:

Have you read Sheldon's instructions for u-brakes (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/canti-u.html) or Park Tools' instructions...
06-21-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,229
Posted By John Nolan

Yeah, it's my domain...I'm a puppeteer, and when...

Yeah, it's my domain...I'm a puppeteer, and when the old locale went missing, I thought I might as well host.
06-09-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By John Nolan

You could also look at bars with more rise.

You could also look at bars with more rise.
05-29-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 234,637
Posted By John Nolan

---bookmark added.

---bookmark added.
05-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 234,637
Posted By John Nolan

Looks great! Nice bell! Do you know what...

Looks great! Nice bell!

Do you know what year that is? Looks like an 86, but the color doesn't seem to match the year.
05-16-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,018
Posted By John Nolan

Well, I didn't reach any lofty heights, but this...

Well, I didn't reach any lofty heights, but this Miyata Elevation was built up from a dire condition—I had almost given up on it. And, with exception of the pedals, everything came from the spare...
05-06-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,902
Posted By John Nolan

Miyata, of course.

Miyata, of course.
02-09-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,112
Posted By John Nolan

For the rear, there's this: ...

For the rear, there's this:
https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/lights/led-retrofit-bulb/

However, if you're actually using your bike after dark, I'd just go with modern lighting,...
01-20-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,759
Posted By John Nolan

I'd clean up the chainstay, apply a bit of body...

I'd clean up the chainstay, apply a bit of body filler, smooth it, and touch up the paint. It's a very inconspicuous spot, behind the chain, so touch ups are easy to get away with.
10-28-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,963
Posted By John Nolan

Through Frank's (fvernon) kindness, the 1980...

Through Frank's (fvernon) kindness, the 1980 Miyata Catalogue is now available here. (https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/1980%20Miyata%20Catalog.pdf)
04-27-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,605
Posted By John Nolan

Here's a link to the installation manual: ...

Here's a link to the installation manual:
http://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/suntour-bar-con-bar-end-shift-levers-manual.pdf
08-15-16, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,563
Posted By John Nolan

Thanks so much. Very cool. Looks like a small...

Thanks so much. Very cool. Looks like a small SunTour freewheel tool.
05-31-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 853,485
Posted By John Nolan

Here's the Nishiki Continental I purchased...

Here's the Nishiki Continental I purchased yesterday:
CE12447 (So 1985, I guess.)

Quite good shape except for that front derailleur. Can't imagine how one could ride with chain rub THAT long....
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