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05-22-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By jdefran

Source for hub parts

Hey everyone, itís been quite a few years since ive been on the forum. Kids, moving, hobbies, life, etc will do that.

Im trying to help a coworker source some bits for rebuilding hubs on his...
11-09-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 46,730
Posted By jdefran

Just tide. I also removed all the hardware and...

Just tide. I also removed all the hardware and reflectors like pastorbobnlnh.
11-07-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 46,730
Posted By jdefran

okane Have caution watching them in the...

okane Have caution watching them in the machine..I would hand wash to prevent a tearing.
11-07-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 46,730
Posted By jdefran

I have a matching yellow rear pannier set with...

I have a matching yellow rear pannier set with handle bar bag.. Unfortunately I washed them (in the machine) and there's a slight tear in each pannier. Are the frames of these panniers sought after...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,636
Posted By jdefran

+1. If you end ever carry it in an external drink...

+1. If you end ever carry it in an external drink holder of a bag like the one below make sure it's secure. I've lost one over some rough terrain. In a standard bottle cage it would fine. ...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,073
Posted By jdefran

Reviving a thread here.. Any ideas on how to...

Reviving a thread here.. Any ideas on how to achieve such a nice bend without a vice?
10-15-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 63,011
Views: 9,604,551
Posted By jdefran

Hope you caught there is a crack in the seat...

Hope you caught there is a crack in the seat tube. It's a shame he doesn't provide a photograph, that is rather misleading.
Forum: Commuting
09-19-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,279
Posted By jdefran

For sure, I would at least get the comp. Do you...

For sure, I would at least get the comp. Do you have a pic of yours? Any specifics you want to share about the ride?

Could you please measure your rear dropout width? Just trying to see what wheel...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,279
Posted By jdefran

Any Trek Crosssrip riders?

Considering the purchase of a Trek Crossrip for my commute. All of my current road bikes are traditional steel, sport touring bikes from the 80s. I built them, used the parts I wanted, enjoyed them,...
09-13-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,508
Posted By jdefran

Thank you, very informative!

Thank you, very informative!
09-13-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

I have a Shimano XT M739 crankset with rings.....

I have a Shimano XT M739 crankset with rings.. it's in rider condition. You could strip the anodizing and polish to make like new.. PM me if interested.
09-11-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,508
Posted By jdefran

I'd love to see a video of the STI/Ergos in...

I'd love to see a video of the STI/Ergos in action on the non traditional drop bar (dirt/mustache). Having a hard time visualizing the shifting action at a different angle..
09-08-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By jdefran

Some photos might be helpful so we can provide...

Some photos might be helpful so we can provide accurate advice
09-04-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,997
Posted By jdefran

I have a white exage group if you go this route..

I have a white exage group if you go this route..
08-31-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By jdefran

Might help to get a photo of the complete bike...

Might help to get a photo of the complete bike from the drive side.
08-28-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,517,124
Posted By jdefran

Has anyone here tried using the Shimano Claris...

Has anyone here tried using the Shimano Claris STIs on an existing 8 speed set up?
08-26-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

I had the same problem with a 1989 Trek 420.....

I had the same problem with a 1989 Trek 420.. Even though it has the investment cast Trek lugs and everything I read said a 27.2, I ended up using 27.0
08-20-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

HAVE: 2X8 Shimano Tri-Color STIs ISO: ...

HAVE:
2X8 Shimano Tri-Color STIs

ISO:
3X8 Shimano STIs of similar era
08-05-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

ISO: Non-aero brake levers with turkey levers...

ISO:
Non-aero brake levers with turkey levers (restoring a Panasonic sport deluxe for my father-in-law and he likes 'em)

Have:
Hopefully something you need
04-30-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,862
Posted By jdefran

Nice bike, the color is pretty. So is it a...

Nice bike, the color is pretty.

So is it a 12 or 14 speed? You mentioned 12 speed and 7 speed..

The seat post is probably steel, put a magnet up to it to test. You can get an alloy one for...
04-22-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

If you only need friction, I have set of first...

If you only need friction, I have set of first generation dura ace downtube shifters (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=C5B2973D-BE98-4475-927B-963321C8401A&Enum=104&AbsPos=116). PM me if...
04-18-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By jdefran

Ha, I can just picture it! The lady did provide...

Ha, I can just picture it!
The lady did provide some back story so far:



Agreed, it would make a great single track bike I can ride hard and not worry about abusing it.

Luckily I have some...
04-17-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By jdefran

Thank you for the fork recommendation. Great...

Thank you for the fork recommendation.

Great eyes, doesn't help I'm unfamiliar with the brand. That tape is another thing to inspect closely.
04-17-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By jdefran

I'll definitely look over the chain stay seat...

I'll definitely look over the chain stay seat clamp area.

What is TCO?
04-17-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By jdefran

Looking at it tomorrow after work, the seller...

Looking at it tomorrow after work, the seller seems to be a nice older lady and wouldn't sell it before then.

I'm considering a rigid carbon fork or kona project 2.
04-17-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By jdefran

Seeking advice on potential purchase - 96' Ibis Mojo

Looking to the wise forumites for some input regarding the frame below:
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j343/jdefran/ibis_zpsb121c730.jpg...
04-10-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

Have: 2x8 Shimano 600 (Tri color) STI's ...

Have:
2x8 Shimano 600 (Tri color) STI's

Need:
3x8 Shimano STI's
03-31-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,660
Posted By jdefran

Beautiful, great job!

Beautiful, great job!
03-27-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By jdefran

There's nothing to clean..

There's nothing to clean..
03-27-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By jdefran

When test riding the bike just be sure to shift...

When test riding the bike just be sure to shift gears enough to run through each gear a few times. You should be able to feel a weak spring..

If you plan on learning to wrench in the process of...
03-03-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By jdefran

What's that thang called Mike? I still have the...

What's that thang called Mike? I still have the Huret Jubilee from the Competition frame you bought from me. Would love to use or sell it..this adapter would help in either case.
02-13-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

ISO: Campy Veloce 10 speed (older ones with...

ISO:
Campy Veloce 10 speed (older ones with Ultrashift)--trying a shimergo set up
Brown/Honey Brooks B17 or Pro (something wider than B-17 Narrow)
Dark gray or black shimano derailleurs
Matching...
01-31-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

If you ever are in Tallahassee I have this 1978...

If you ever are in Tallahassee I have this 1978 Super Course:...
01-23-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

WTT: Dark brown B17 narrow for wider Brooks in...

WTT: Dark brown B17 narrow for wider Brooks in brown/tan (B-17, Flyer, Pro, etc)
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j343/jdefran/B0362E4B-27DD-4266-BE87-688E088E8C9F_zpsfiykjn0o.jpg...
01-21-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

Need: Sugino 48t 110 bcd chainring Have: ...

Need:
Sugino 48t 110 bcd chainring

Have:
Sugino 110 bcd chainring (couple different sizes)
Some biopace chainrings
Various random bits
01-10-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,983
Posted By jdefran

I'm in Tallahassee, I check CL at least 5 times a...

I'm in Tallahassee, I check CL at least 5 times a day. PM your contact info just in case. How far are you from Tallahassee?
11-15-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 63,011
Views: 9,604,551
Posted By jdefran

Can you facilitate? I'll PM ya..

Can you facilitate? I'll PM ya..
11-01-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,550
Posted By jdefran

I would take out the axle and inspect the...

I would take out the axle and inspect the cups/cones. They don't look like they've been laced. Once it's dismantled and you confirm the bearing races are good, just clean them up. A good degreaser,...
10-30-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,811,508
Posted By jdefran

I have this rack in silver if you're interested....

I have this rack in silver if you're interested. Got it for my drop bar conversion but didn't like the idea of using p-clamps.
10-02-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,623
Posted By jdefran

Nice bike, looks sharp. The 68 is the diameter of...

Nice bike, looks sharp. The 68 is the diameter of the BB shell which would be the same. The 120 is the spindle length..

How did your BB fail? Do you just need a new spindle? Did it snap? The...
09-29-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,310,515
Posted By jdefran

ISO 7 speed freewheel (preferably Suntour) with...

ISO
7 speed freewheel (preferably Suntour) with a range of at least 14-28
Will settle for 6 speed if finding 7 is difficult

Have
Suntour 6 speed freewheels, 13-24 & 13-26
09-28-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By jdefran

Would you mind providing a photo to get an idea...

Would you mind providing a photo to get an idea of appropriate length?
09-28-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By jdefran

Please advice on correct Suntour spiral housing length?

On my current build I am using the Suntour metal housing typically used with barcons. I find that using them at their length would create quite a bit of slop/play, the housing nearly rests on the...
09-23-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By jdefran

Keep the derailleur for parts though, I recently...

Keep the derailleur for parts though, I recently found myself needing Suntour pulleys and a cage stop pin.
09-21-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By jdefran

Fortunately the hoods...

Fortunately the hoods (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/dia-compe-hoods-for-202-204-brake-levers.html) should be possible to obtain for a bit and are not expensive. The tearing you mention was...
09-21-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By jdefran

Trimming brake hoods

Is trimming brake hoods to optimize fit common practice? I replaced the hoods on a pair of Gran Compe levers and found when squeezing the lever there is some interference with the hood on the...
09-14-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By jdefran

Yeah sure was. You wouldn't believe how well that...

Yeah sure was. You wouldn't believe how well that thing is cleaning up!
09-14-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By jdefran

Thanks for the responses guys. I ended up...

Thanks for the responses guys. I ended up removing the crank and chain ring to find I could simply unthread the rest of the bolt and replace it.
09-14-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,085
Posted By jdefran

Instead of troubleshoot first I ran you smart...

Instead of troubleshoot first I ran you smart folk..I removed the crank and found the bolt was long enough to simply unthread and replace. Thanks for to responses though
09-14-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,085
Posted By jdefran

Dangers of one less chainring bolt

This bolt was located on the inner part of the crankarm for the small ring of a triple. Is it dangerous to ride with just four bolts holding the inner ring? I figure there isn't a whole lot of torque...
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