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02-15-19, 07:17 PM
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Posted By obrienwspt

Thanks! Not sure what you mean about the cable...

Thanks! Not sure what you mean about the cable stop. I still have much to learn, so please educate me. The cable stops are attached to the former mount for the downtube shifters. Everything shifts...
02-15-19, 06:17 PM
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Posted By obrienwspt

1973 Fuji Special Road Racer Converted to 700c...

1973 Fuji Special Road Racer
Converted to 700c wheels and Shimano 105 2x10.

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02-15-19, 05:56 PM
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Posted By obrienwspt

Finally finished...for now. Probably have some...

Finally finished...for now. Probably have some tinkering in the the future. Maybe swap a part here and there, but I am pretty happy with it. It is not perfect, but I knew absolutely nothing about...
02-13-19, 10:45 PM
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Posted By obrienwspt

Update

Took a little time off of working on the bike due to busy times at work. However, over that last couple of weeks I have really been determined to finish.

To recap:
Started with 1973 Fuji...
08-21-18, 08:29 AM
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Views: 1,158
Posted By obrienwspt

Thanks for letting me know. I may have to go up...

Thanks for letting me know. I may have to go up to the longer reach version. Will find out next week when they get here.
08-12-18, 08:57 PM
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Posted By obrienwspt

Tektro R539 with hex nut mount

Tektro R539 with hex nut mount
08-11-18, 01:22 PM
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Views: 1,158
Posted By obrienwspt

I have been researching this problem. I will...

I have been researching this problem. I will probably do one of two things. Attach a cable router to the bottom bracket using double sided tape, or get something similar to a Problem solvers back...
07-31-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By obrienwspt

This is great. Thanks so much. Wheelsets has...

This is great. Thanks so much. Wheelsets has been one of the most difficult things for me to find when trying to keep this on a reasonable budget.
07-31-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By obrienwspt

Haha, yeah the coat hanger trick I got from a...

Haha, yeah the coat hanger trick I got from a youtube video. It is not the most stable solution, but it is better than nothing.
07-31-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By obrienwspt

1973 Fuji Special Road Racer Project

I decided I wanted to learn a little about working on bikes, and thought the best way to do it was to find a project. I love the look of the vintage steel bikes, and so I started there. My thought...
Forum: Introductions
07-31-18, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By obrienwspt

Sorry, I don't have any help for your search, but...

Sorry, I don't have any help for your search, but welcome to the forum. I hope you find the advice you are looking for.
Forum: Introductions
07-31-18, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By obrienwspt

Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Introductions
07-31-18, 04:24 AM
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Views: 129
Posted By obrienwspt

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Introductions
07-29-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By obrienwspt

Welcome, I am a long time lurker looking to do...

Welcome, I am a long time lurker looking to do the same as you. Get back into cycling with a good project.
Forum: Introductions
07-29-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By obrienwspt

Welcome, I have an interest in classic and...

Welcome, I have an interest in classic and vintage bikes as well. Looking forward to seeing your posts over there.
Forum: Introductions
07-29-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By obrienwspt

Welcome, looking forward to seeing your posts on...

Welcome, looking forward to seeing your posts on the forum.
Forum: Introductions
07-29-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By obrienwspt

Hello

Joined this forum a couple of years ago, but then haven't done much with bikes for a while. I have started a new project so I am back and hopefully will get some good ideas and advice from the...
07-29-18, 06:53 PM
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Views: 158,650
Posted By obrienwspt

I have a 1973 Special Road Racer that I am in the...

I have a 1973 Special Road Racer that I am in the middle of updating. I have essentially torn it down to the frame, and am rebuilding it with modern Shimano 105 components. Essentially just posting...
05-27-15, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By obrienwspt

I agree completely with you about not being able...

I agree completely with you about not being able to trust them on anything else. However, I am looking at this as possibly an opportunity to get a "higher end" bike for my budget. My budget is...
05-26-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By obrienwspt

LBS trying to sell 2013 model for 2015 price

I am looking to get into cycling, and like everybody else have decided a good hybrid is the way to start. I went to my local Marin dealer to take a look at the Fairfax. They had a Fairfax SC3 in my...
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