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04-20-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Countdown48

Small Cog Skipping - I've tried everything!

I'm trying to tune up my cannonade f400 to sell but am having trouble on the smallest cog. It skips almost like it slipped on a tooth and then catches again. It only happens in the 11t cog and...
09-04-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Countdown48

I thought about that. I'll do that if I can't...

I thought about that. I'll do that if I can't figure it out any other way.
09-03-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Countdown48

BMC SU2 rear shock rebuild

I just got a BMC SU2 frame that needs the rear shock rebuilt. I stupidly took it apart and let all the oil run out without catching it in a container so I have no idea how much oil to put in it when...
06-10-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Countdown48

1985 Mountain Klein internal housing

I just got this 1985 mountain Klein frame off craigslist and am building it up. It has internal cables with nylon housing inside the frame. I'm trying to replace the nylon housing since its 30...
04-28-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Countdown48

Ok thanks for the help. I posted to the road bike...

Ok thanks for the help. I posted to the road bike forum too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Countdown48

Zipp 303 aluminum clinchers

Has anybody had experience with these? All I could find on them was Zipp made them in 1999 and 2000. I'm looking to replace my worn mavic reflex sup wheelset and thought these might be a good option....
04-28-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Countdown48

I don't think so. Zipp' website says they...

I don't think so. Zipp' website says they introduced 101 and 303 aluminum clinchers in 1999 and discontinued the at the end of 2000. The picture on their website matches the craigslist picture....
04-28-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Countdown48

Zipp 303 aluminum clinchers

Does anyone have any experience with these? From what I could tell, they only made them for a few years in the 90s so there is very little info about them. My current wheelset are some mavic reflex...
04-08-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Countdown48

I picked up the frame tonight and the 130mm hub...

I picked up the frame tonight and the 130mm hub dropped right in. No flexing needed. Thanks for the help
04-07-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Countdown48

Thanks! I didn't know making a 126mm 8 speed was...

Thanks! I didn't know making a 126mm 8 speed was that simple. I'll definitely do that if it turns out to be 126mm. After I posted, I found that the 8 speed hub that year was 130mm but came with...
04-07-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Countdown48

1990 dura ace 8speed dropout spacing

Sorry my post is so long. Everything below is just my thought process. Here's the quick version:

1: does anybody know the dropout width for 8 speed dura ace in 1990?
2: is it okay to spread a...
04-07-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,272
Posted By Countdown48

I decided to stay with the setup I have. The...

I decided to stay with the setup I have. The fork was long enough to fit my litespeed frame but short enough to drop my handlebar position below where it is with the quill. I'm surveillance could...
03-31-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,272
Posted By Countdown48

A Reynolds ozou comp 1" threadless fork came up...

A Reynolds ozou comp 1" threadless fork came up on my local Craigslist. The bike it is for is my litespeed ultimate. While the current carbon fork woks fine, it's an ugly green and has always...
03-31-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,272
Posted By Countdown48

1" threaded headset vs 1" threadless headsets

I've tried to search this but all that comes up are the 1" to 1 1/8" quill replacement adapter. Is it possible to switch to 1" threadless by just replacing the adjustable race with a threadless...
03-17-15, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,250
Posted By Countdown48

Cannondale super v 3000 vs super v 900 carbon

I'm looking at a couple super vs in my area. They are similar prices and similar condition. One is a 1996 super v 900 with a carbon swing arm and the other is a 1994 super v 3000. The rapid fire...
02-23-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By Countdown48

Just riding around. If I like it enough to race...

Just riding around. If I like it enough to race I'll look at getting an actual cyclocross bike
02-23-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By Countdown48

Cyclocross gearing and wheelset

I want to give cyclocross a try but don't want to spend much money so I'm trying to put something together with things I have laying around. I'm using a specialized Stumpjumper fs a1 as my base. I...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By Countdown48

What type of carbon?

I'm always looking for a new project and I thought trying to guild a carbon frame would be fun. I haven't been able to fine anything online that says specific type of carbon cloth used. Does...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

I think I'm more confused than when I started

I think I'm more confused than when I started
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

http://www.classicfuji.com/TrackIntermediate_1982_...

http://www.classicfuji.com/TrackIntermediate_1982_Page.htm

I was just going off of the catalog. It calls the tires "SOYO #45 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=45) ...
Replies: 538
Views: 173,396
Posted By Countdown48

Thanks for the help. I bought it for 30, cleaned...

Thanks for the help. I bought it for 30, cleaned it up a little bit and resold it for 65 in less than half a day. I priced it low because I was a little afraid it wouldn't sell but now I wish I...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

The wheels are 27" tubulars. Would replacing...

The wheels are 27" tubulars. Would replacing them with 700c wheels cause any problems with spacing? I know there wouldn't be brake reach problems like a road bike but would there be a major...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

By modern steel, I meant something like a Bianchi...

By modern steel, I meant something like a Bianchi Pista. There are a couple on my local craigslist for around 450 I think. With those, I wouldn't have to think about switching out the wheels to...
Replies: 538
Views: 173,396
Posted By Countdown48

Has anybody noticed differences in how fast...

Has anybody noticed differences in how fast certain sizes of bikes sell? I found a 88 Schwinn LeTour that I think I can get pretty cheap but it is a 19" and I ride closer to a 24". I just ride the...
10-19-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Countdown48

Replacing Shimano Uniglide Cassette

I am building up a Specialized allez epic carbon frame from the early 90s. I have a shimano 600 group that I am putting on it with a uniglide cassette. I want to use some newer wheels that don't...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

I checked and they do offer bike rentals so I...

I checked and they do offer bike rentals so I will probably try that first. Would I notice much difference between this frame and a modern steel frame?
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By Countdown48

Old vs New Track bike for beginner

I live right by a velodrome and have wanted to start riding at it. I'm not looking to spend a not on a new bike and found this old chromoly fuji on craigslist. They have it listed as 70s but I...
10-05-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By Countdown48

J & B Cycles? Bike identification

This bike came up on my local craigslist. The guy says its a J&B cycles bike but I can't find anything on that company. The pictures aren't clear enough to read any of the words but I was hoping...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By Countdown48

Grade of aluminum in VisionTech aero bars

404947404948404949This may be in the wrong section but I thought frame builders would have the best suggestions on welding aluminum. I got these old vision tech aero bars for $12 on ebay. They are...
Replies: 1
Views: 4,706
Posted By Countdown48

Promotional Bikes (UV Vodka)

I've seen a few promotional bikes on craigslist and was curious if they have much value at all. Has anyone had any luck flipping these types of bikes? The ad that prompted my question is a UV vodka...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,753
Posted By Countdown48

Thanks for the feedback. What does just a 'kit'...

Thanks for the feedback. What does just a 'kit' mean?
09-03-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Countdown48

Thanks for all the help. He said he was...

Thanks for all the help. He said he was interested in trading for a single speed so I offered a fuji single speed I have. We were going to meet today but he backed out last minute. Oh well, its...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,753
Posted By Countdown48

softride norwester

I keep an eye out for softrides on craigslist and this one came up today. There isn't much on ebay in past sales of norwesters. One frame sold for $100 and another for about $230. Anybody know...
08-28-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By Countdown48

Shogun 600 information

I found this vintage shogun on craigslist but can't find any information about it. It's not on bikepedia and I couldn't find any old shogun catalogs. Does anybody know what year this is and what...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By Countdown48

1984 Cannondale SR900

I really like the vintage cannondales and I found this one on CL. I can find any recent sales on ebay so I have no idea if this is a fair price or not. I also don't know anything about components...
Forum: Triathlon
07-15-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,995
Posted By Countdown48

I just got a 1996 softride century on craigslist...

I just got a 1996 softride century on craigslist and all the stickers are missing on the beam. Does anybody know if there is another way to figure out the max weight? I think it's a medium (55cm?)...
07-10-14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,046
Posted By Countdown48

I think that's it. I googled "small cannondale...

I think that's it. I googled "small cannondale f400" and it came up right away. Thanks for your help
07-10-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,046
Posted By Countdown48

Mysterious cannondale f400

I ride a 1998 cannondale f400. I came across another one on craigslist that is an f400 from about the same era with the same paint scheme except it has a v type frame. I looked all over and...
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Countdown48

Thanks for the help. The lady didn't get back to...

Thanks for the help. The lady didn't get back to me until the afternoon and said they were already gone. Ruined my day. I'll have to jump on it faster nest time. That being said, does anybody...
Replies: 538
Views: 173,396
Posted By Countdown48

Does anybody know what local markets tend to be...

Does anybody know what local markets tend to be by region? I'm in Indiana's largest city so there is some market but I'm sure prices are much lower than states that are warm all year. There is one...
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Countdown48

A schwinn traveler and a fuji valite

Two steel bikes just came up on my local craigslist, a schwinn traveler and a fuji valite. THey are asking $25 each. I tried reading through the older posts to see if there is much chance of making...
Replies: 11
Views: 4,086
Posted By Countdown48

This bike won't be my main rider. It will be...

This bike won't be my main rider. It will be mostly used to get to campus and occasionally ridden on weekends. I just like the paint scheme and have enjoyed the other Lemonds that I have had. ...
Replies: 11
Views: 4,086
Posted By Countdown48

1999 Lemond Alpe D'Huez

I've always liked this bike and this is the first I've found in my size. Almost none of the original components are left so I'm not really sure what a fair price would be. Some components seem like...
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