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07-27-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,261
Posted By Ex Pres

I had the privilege of listening to Paul's...

I had the privilege of listening to Paul's Suntour stories while drinking beer in the parking lot of the Battleground Inn at a CR gathering. Sad that more of us won't be able to enjoy those talks....
07-20-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,608
Posted By Ex Pres

Do you see a serial number on the [IIRC] back...

Do you see a serial number on the [IIRC] back side of the seat tube near the bottom bracket shell?
07-18-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Ex Pres

I had some plastic ones, it think by Michelin,...

I had some plastic ones, it think by Michelin, that did not perform well. Started separating lengthwise, like it appears yours did.
07-04-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By Ex Pres

I've ridden Imperial centuries on the '74...

I've ridden Imperial centuries on the '74 Italvega, the '72 Frejus, the '83 Trek, a c.'80 Ranson and an '85 Trek that I no longer own, and also on some other mid-late 80's steel equipped with clicky...
07-04-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Ex Pres

Newest pickup - 67 Atala - correct decals?

I found on the web that smontanaro has had one of these pass thru his hands.
If the first 2 digits are the year then this is a 1967 Model Competizione, the oldest bike in my shop.
Though the NR...
07-03-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ex Pres

Hit a nice short one, a base with the pole...

Hit a nice short one, a base with the pole removed, endo'd and nearly cut the end of my thumb off. I can only assume it ended up in my front wheel/spokes while I was going over.

Fortunately, a...
07-01-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By Ex Pres

The VB entry says weight as pictured, which...

The VB entry says weight as pictured, which includes the separate clamp-on attachment. Not sure why they weighed it that way. :foo:
06-28-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,817
Posted By Ex Pres

Need a Mafac Racer brakeset - just the calipers...

Need a Mafac Racer brakeset - just the calipers and associated hardware, no levers required. Rider quality OK, but don't want rusty, either.

There are a couple inexpensive sets on ebay, but...
06-17-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Ex Pres

Any idea on the max tire size these frames will...

Any idea on the max tire size these frames will handle?
06-03-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Ex Pres

I have a single Alesa in the parts bin, though a...

I have a single Alesa in the parts bin, though a little worn. I couldn't find out much about them when I looked, so I assume nothing too special. And the few ebay sales I found supported that view....
Forum: Southeast
05-17-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By Ex Pres

There's a new one in Piedmont AL right off the...

There's a new one in Piedmont AL right off the Chief Ladiga trail in September. I'll see if I can find the info and come back and post.

Here's a FB page:...
05-12-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 988
Posted By Ex Pres

Yes, the 7402 RD is made for 8 speed and SIS...

Yes, the 7402 RD is made for 8 speed and SIS (downtube). They did make a 7403 is supposedly had some minor changes that make it work better with the STI, but I've used a 7402 w/STI and shifted like...
04-29-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,292
Posted By Ex Pres

Yep, doesn't exactly work on a car/SUV though :) ...

Yep, doesn't exactly work on a car/SUV though :)
Slightly modified surfboard carrier
https://live.staticflickr.com/8428/7762150788_4596c27280_b.jpg
04-29-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm running a Cyclone Mark II FD shifting...

I'm running a Cyclone Mark II FD shifting 28/42/52 and it works well.
04-28-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,292
Posted By Ex Pres

My first was a Saris Bones, which I still have. I...

My first was a Saris Bones, which I still have. I like it, but does make it a little difficult to use the trunk once it's mounted. I still use it for loaded trips in the big car to the beach and the...
04-15-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By Ex Pres

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee
03-29-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ex Pres

Need to replace that NR stuff with SR stuff and...

Need to replace that NR stuff with SR stuff and ride it.
Forum: Southeast
03-25-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By Ex Pres

I ride into PCB from the west via 30A and a short...

I ride into PCB from the west via 30A and a short stretch of Hwy 90, because I usually stay down towards Seagrove/Grayton. I don't venture much past Laguna/Sunnyside, however. Once the hi-rises...
02-02-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By Ex Pres

Gold. Not a common TdF color and very nice. I...

Gold. Not a common TdF color and very nice.
I love metric and think that should have been the standard, but today, I'd go with ISO for a replacement.
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Ex Pres

I've been looking for a 90-92 lugged 750/790...

I've been looking for a 90-92 lugged 750/790 frame, too.
Last one I missed on eBay sold for ~$140. The ones on there now are too high - and not selling.
The 21" size generally sells for a little...
02-01-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Ex Pres

Yep, that was me. This is the first time I've...

Yep, that was me. This is the first time I've posted post-cleaning pics, though.



Unfortunately. I've measured and re-measured and inched the seatpost above the limit line as much as I dare....
01-31-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Ex Pres

Chinook by Bruce Gordon Cycles

Picked this up from a terrible local CL ad, written by the daughter. The owner actually knew he had something special but was moving and didn't intend to ride anymore.
He had bought this a while...
01-31-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,331
Posted By Ex Pres

There's a new one scheduled in Piedmont, AL this...

There's a new one scheduled in Piedmont, AL this year March 26th. There's been scant info out yet.
Piedmont is on the Chief Ladiga Trail, a 95mi rails-to-trails from Weaver, AL connecting with the...
01-27-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Ex Pres

This sub-forum needs an Ironman thread

So here's my '87 Miami Vice dressed up with Sachs Ergo 8s .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51368994798_6df963b23f_h.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51369509169_42f75271f1_h.jpg
...
01-25-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,243
Posted By Ex Pres

2 more posts (10 total) and you'll be able to...

2 more posts (10 total) and you'll be able to attach pictures.
12-27-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,259
Posted By Ex Pres

Just 2 this year. First: Ron Cooper f&f I built...

Just 2 this year.
First: Ron Cooper f&f I built up with period Campy SR. The OO had repainted this many years ago, however.
Sub 20# with pedals and cages. I'm keeping this one....
12-26-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,691
Posted By Ex Pres

quoting the OP should notify him quicker

quoting the OP should notify him quicker
12-25-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ex Pres

I think it's over on the CR list where I've seen...

I think it's over on the CR list where I've seen reported that this shop sometimes glosses over issues with some of their offerings.
Similar to what jamesdak reports in the post above, but more...
12-22-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Ex Pres

Pictures always help, and you are in the wrong...

Pictures always help, and you are in the wrong sub-forum for this inquiry.
12-20-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,868
Posted By Ex Pres

You missed rim label oriented "right-side-up" to...

You missed rim label oriented "right-side-up" to the drive side when the hub label is "right-side-up" from the rider's perspective.
12-01-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By Ex Pres

I am going to ask what I hope is a stupid...

I am going to ask what I hope is a stupid question - you have removed the lockring, right?
11-23-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,556
Posted By Ex Pres

1. WRONG puller. You need a 23.35mm., and 2....

1. WRONG puller. You need a 23.35mm., and
2. I'm thinking you should be able to change the ring out without pulling the crank.

3. I have a Brooks Pro on mine.
4. I'll have to dig deep in the old...
11-23-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,899
Posted By Ex Pres

I have Ergo on my newer bikes, but the old steel...

I have Ergo on my newer bikes, but the old steel get the downtube shifters, save for my MiamiVice Ironman where I installed 8s Sachs Ergo, well, just because.
No disc brakes, tubeless tires or...
11-18-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,975
Posted By Ex Pres

I posted a nice complete '96 Litespeed Classic...

I posted a nice complete '96 Litespeed Classic w/DA&Ultegra 9 on here, CL, and FB for $800 and it sat for months. I finally had someone buy just the f&f for $450.
Just because they're asking,...
11-17-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,419
Posted By Ex Pres

I'd say based on the relative sizes of the 8's...

I'd say based on the relative sizes of the 8's circles, that it's oriented the other direction and is "89"

So, not a year
11-15-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By Ex Pres

Full bikes I go the foam wrap + wooden dowel...

Full bikes I go the foam wrap + wooden dowel dropout insert route as noted above, but for frame/fork only I've decided to go minimalist.

I did this after receiving several frames from major...
11-11-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Ex Pres

So I'm not guessing, which levers are these made...

So I'm not guessing, which levers are these made for?
10-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By Ex Pres

Campy C9 is probably my favorite, though I've...

Campy C9 is probably my favorite, though I've used the SRAM 870/890 and KMCs and had no issues, and they're cheaper.
10-26-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Ex Pres

I was familiar with 501 and have had bikes built...

I was familiar with 501 and have had bikes built with it - but I don't think I knew 501 came in an SL gauge.

Nice job cleaning that baby up.
10-25-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Ex Pres

If you want some additional flex you need to ride...

If you want some additional flex you need to ride some Stronglight 104s. You can make contact with both sides of the FD as you're going uphill.

Some cranks just flex more. Maybe the Superbe is...
10-24-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Ex Pres

What group will it be sporting?

What group will it be sporting?
10-20-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Ex Pres

I think you might need an 80's cable (eg....

I think you might need an 80's cable (eg. Simplex) to go along with your bolt, too. Modern shift cables aren't as fat as the old ones.

And I have some Sachs FDs. Let me see if I have similar...
10-14-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ex Pres

Does that have the square saddle rails? ...

Does that have the square saddle rails?

Interesting bike, but I don't think you'd tour on it.
10-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By Ex Pres

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts...

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts FTW.
I used a small jack to realign my blades, pushing on a bare axle I used in the dropouts.

Decided to add a picture of mine, though not in use. I...
10-13-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,807
Posted By Ex Pres

The saying on BF goes: Pics or it didn't happen...

The saying on BF goes: Pics or it didn't happen :)
Even without the required 10 posts, you can post to the Gallery, and then we can pull from there to add to the thread,
10-12-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Ex Pres

DA, 600, and Superbe

Prices are plus shipping & PP fees
I've listed hubsets and a partial UG cassette in another thread, so load up your box

DuraAce 7402 rear derailluer.
Works with 6,7 and 8 speed, but something...
10-12-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Ex Pres

DuraAce Uniglide hubs, 600 cassette

All prices are plus shipping and any PP fees. Ship to US & Canada only, but Canadian rates are high from here.

I have two sets of 32 hole 740x 7speed, pretty much identical.
These hubs have been...
10-11-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70,603
Views: 11,551,464
Posted By Ex Pres

Main tubes - butted Here's a fork sticker...

Main tubes - butted

Here's a fork sticker from the one I owned - if you recognize
https://live.staticflickr.com/7819/31775026677_127e6ce496_h.jpg
10-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Ex Pres

Next in line for cages, as they might go with my...

Next in line for cages, as they might go with my MiamiVice Ironman
10-06-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,554
Posted By Ex Pres

I know some will say blasphemy, but I don't have...

I know some will say blasphemy, but I don't have a picture because I wouldn't own one.

Mavic starfish crank.

Here's a pic from the web (Edit: not allowed)

So somebody that owns one needs to...
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