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07-13-20, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Hexar

Thanks, if you look at picture in #5...

Thanks, if you look at picture in #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) , the stem wedge is actually all the way in the old fork tube, so I think the full length of...
07-13-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

TANGE #2...

TANGE #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , lugged frame, horizontal drop out, frame is quite...
07-13-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

Turns out the fork is for a 27" wheel, had to...

Turns out the fork is for a 27" wheel, had to find a bigger brake. Will try to find a 700c fork in blue color next....
07-13-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

Next steps are easy. Build a single speed. I...

Next steps are easy. Build a single speed. I don't have older 700c wheels, these two I have look odd in this frame, but the bike is rideable now. Still have other things, such as bar tapes and etc....
07-13-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

fork, quill stem installed. ...

fork, quill stem installed.
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07-13-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

was not sure about the rake/trail. Wheel size is...

was not sure about the rake/trail. Wheel size is different :) I found that out later in the build.
07-13-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

weld the two together, after some "light"...

weld the two together, after some "light" sanding.
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07-13-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

Found another garbage fork in the garage, cut the...

Found another garbage fork in the garage, cut the steer tube in the right length, and dry fit...
07-13-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

Next problem is: the frame did not come with a...

Next problem is: the frame did not come with a fork, I have a spare fork, a Raleigh, with darker blue in color.

The steer tube is about 2 inches too short.

So I cut the thread portion off....
07-13-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Hexar

Centurion Elite RS build

Got a free 1986 Centurion Elite RS frame in good condition, very light, with Tange #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) butted tubes.

The first problem was the...
04-21-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

My google searches suggest that the first number...

My google searches suggest that the first number is year code, and next 2 numbers are month code. So 311 would be 1983 November, But 468 just blows that theory out of water. :)
04-21-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

That was an interesting fix! Thanks for sharing!

That was an interesting fix! Thanks for sharing!
04-21-20, 04:15 PM
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Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks a lot for the info!

Thanks a lot for the info!
04-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks clubman, yes there is a missing canti...

Thanks clubman, yes there is a missing canti lever break boss/post. I think it would be perfect to convert to disk. :)

And yes, the seat-stay cluster is different than yours.

It is quite heavy...
04-21-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Here in Calgary, we tend to use kijiji more, I...

Here in Calgary, we tend to use kijiji more, I have almost never used craigslist myself.
Cheers.
04-18-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Regarding CL searching, Maybe Norco is a Canadian...

Regarding CL searching, Maybe Norco is a Canadian brand and was not made into the "reserved" word list, and the search algorithm auto-corrects it, thinking the user made a typo?
04-18-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks again guys! Appreciate the replies.

Thanks again guys! Appreciate the replies.
04-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks rgvg, I googled Sasquatch, but it seems...

Thanks rgvg, I googled Sasquatch, but it seems like bigfoot maybe?

This picture looks very much like my frame.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/29916553@N02/14913157158
04-18-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks RiddleOfSteel, that welding looks really...

Thanks RiddleOfSteel, that welding looks really bad for sure. :)
04-18-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

I think it is called "biplane fork" after more...

I think it is called "biplane fork" after more googling.
04-18-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Thanks krjt, I did more googling, and found the...

Thanks krjt,
I did more googling, and found the specialized stumpjumpers from 198x look similar to mine, so maybe it is a Mtb after all....
04-18-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

here are some pictures. ...

here are some pictures.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x773/20200418_093606_569448f46c6b46ac5242066952c5d841376940b2.jpg...
04-18-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 676
Posted By Hexar

Please help identify this Norco

Hi Guys,

I got hold of a free Norco frame this week, and I could not find the model of it.


The serial number is DSBM 4110xxxx. So after some googling, I think it is made in Taiwan by Dodsun...
02-23-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Hexar

Thanks a lot guys for the replies. I now know. :)

Thanks a lot guys for the replies. I now know. :)
02-22-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Hexar

What kind of tires are these?

Hi Guys,
I bought several 26" tires, but I am sure what type of tires they are.

They are Cheng Shin Tire, I guess CST is the brand name, and C-734-1 is the model number? But I cannot google any...
02-09-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

Sorry about that. Here is a picture with a coin...

Sorry about that. Here is a picture with a coin next it.

Regarding the thread size, the smaller one is M8 I think, I can screw a square taper crank bolt into it. For the bigger size, I think it is...
02-09-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

Thanks! I have posted 3 pictures.

Thanks!
I have posted 3 pictures.
02-09-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

big side ...

big side
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02-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

small side ...

small side
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02-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

here is a picture ...

here is a picture
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02-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,074
Posted By Hexar

That is crazy.

That is crazy.
02-09-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,266
Posted By Hexar

Is thinsulate 100 enough?

Is thinsulate 100 enough?
02-09-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,435
Posted By Hexar

Rust in chain is the worst.

Rust in chain is the worst.
02-09-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By Hexar

Much easy to adjust.

Much easy to adjust.
02-09-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 86,894
Posted By Hexar

coaster brake looks great!

coaster brake looks great!
02-09-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,230,466
Posted By Hexar

That fork. Is it because the compromise between...

That fork. Is it because the compromise between steep steering angle vs wheel base?
02-09-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,137
Posted By Hexar

I started with a 80's Cannondale

I started with a 80's Cannondale
02-09-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By Hexar

good looking bike!

good looking bike!
02-09-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

I am not allowed to post pictures though Sorry.

I am not allowed to post pictures though Sorry.
02-09-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By Hexar

What tool is this?

Hi Guys,
I bought a set of bike tools, and this is the one tool that I don't know the usage of.

It is a cylinder, about 2 inches long, one side has a diameter about 3/4 inches, and the other side...
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