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Forum: Touring
03-24-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By RiseAlways

Downtube shifters and frame bags...compatible or no?

Was looking at possibly picking up a frame bag but the first thing that occurred was,...
"Is this even going to fit on a bike with downtube shifters?"

Yes, no?..thanks guys.
03-01-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

Thanks guys, I really appreciate the input.

Thanks guys, I really appreciate the input.
02-25-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

You actually just answered two questions I had...

You actually just answered two questions I had regarding what size BB?..I was going to ask, no need no....thanks.

So, you found the 107mm BB worked well? I wasn't sure between the 107 or the 110....
02-25-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

I was just going to use the chain rings that came...

I was just going to use the chain rings that came with the xd 600....
so you would agree that if I'm using itwith an 8 speed chain there should be no problem?
Forum: Touring
02-25-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,921
Posted By RiseAlways

Did you have any issues putting that Sugino XD600...

Did you have any issues putting that Sugino XD600 crankset on a 10 speed?
02-25-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

But if I'm running an new SRAM 8 speed chain on...

But if I'm running an new SRAM 8 speed chain on my bike, it really should be a matter of what size chain rather than what crank and rings shouldn't it be?
I'm running the SRAM 8-speed chain right...
02-25-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

And the AT is old and quality t boot,.... its...

And the AT is old and quality t boot,.... its gonna cost more to get it together as I'm working with only the arms,... found two rings so far but when its all said and done its gonna cost more than...
02-25-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

Yeah, I know both are great,...I'm worse than a...

Yeah, I know both are great,...I'm worse than a woman deciding on a pair of shoes at Macy's! haha...
02-25-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By RiseAlways

Vintage Sugino AT or New Sugino Xd600 Crankset?...

Undecided!

Weighing the pros/cons expenses etc. as I'm contemplating using either an older Sugino AT crankset or a new Sugino XD600 on my older 1980s Miyata 610 touring bike?
Initially I wanted ...
02-23-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By RiseAlways

That's the consensus really, though talking with...

That's the consensus really, though talking with a friend who's a bike mechanic and vintage collector, etc he said, yes you'll feel a difference but it won't be a ton, it will be noticable though...
Forum: Touring
02-23-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By RiseAlways

Origin 8's website reads "Made in USA" Product...

Origin 8's website reads "Made in USA"
Product Description | Origin8 (http://www.origin8.bike/product-description/?prod_model_uid=703)
Forum: Touring
02-23-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By RiseAlways

Well, ya learn something new everyday!!! I...

Well, ya learn something new everyday!!!
I never heard of rings made that way but it makes perfect sense really. A good option for the rider! I'm a welder by trade and metalworker as well, so I...
Forum: Touring
02-22-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By RiseAlways

Question on Chainrings and classic Sugino AT crankset...need suggestions

Need suggestions on chain rings...

I figured I'd seek out ramped and pinned chain rings to fit up to my Sugino AT crank arms.
I could buy "new" Sugino chainrings BUT the anti-drop pin is located...
02-22-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By RiseAlways

What chainrings to use with Sugino AT crank arms? (suggestions, ramped & pinned)

So I figured I'd seek out ramped and pinned chain rings to fit up to my Sugino AT crank arms.
I could buy "new" Sugino chainrings BUT the anti-drop pin is located way off from where the old AT arms...
02-22-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

What about using Origin8 rings? (supposedly...

What about using Origin8 rings? (supposedly ramped & Pinned!?)....not cheap,.. but just thinking things through I guess.....looking at exactly what my options are exactly....

Amazon.com : Origin8...
02-22-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

Hmmm,... thanks for the heads up,.. I think in my...

Hmmm,... thanks for the heads up,.. I think in my excitement I failed to notice that. I like the added insurance or, aide, if need be of having those ramps and pins though,...I'm sure I'd be fine...
02-22-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

What do you guys think?...I think this FSA...

What do you guys think?...I think this FSA chainring will work on Sugino AT crank arms and looks like the anti-drop pin is right where it should be for the Sugino AT arms???
They ARE black, but...
02-22-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

Well that takes care of a 36,... so now I'll...

Well that takes care of a 36,... so now I'll change it up and will only need a 46 (or 48) and a 24.
02-22-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

Hmmm,.... well, that sucks. Perhaps I can...

Hmmm,.... well, that sucks.
Perhaps I can re-pin it? Will have to look into the likelihood of doing so.

I had thought about going with a new XD2 but I just couldn't afford it....sadly even...
02-21-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

Well,....that's annoying! How "off" is the pin?...

Well,....that's annoying!
How "off" is the pin? I'm curious as to if it's a few inches or a few cm?
02-21-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

I know the new Sugino XD2 Rivendell sells is...

I know the new Sugino XD2 Rivendell sells is setup with the 46 36 24...but yeah your suggestion is good
02-21-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

Perfect, pm me your info to pay you...take paypal?

Perfect, pm me your info to pay you...take paypal?
02-21-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By RiseAlways

Im also open to running a 48-36-24 combination......

Im also open to running a 48-36-24 combination...
thanks
02-21-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

What are you asking for the 36? I could always...

What are you asking for the 36?
I could always do 48-36-24
02-21-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By RiseAlways

WTB-Chainring for Sugino AT, 28/38/48...74bcd and 110bcd

Im looking for three chainrings...preferrably sugino rings for a sugino at crankset.
28 at 74bcd
38,48 at 110bcd

New or gently used.
Thanks in advance!
02-21-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By RiseAlways

WTB - Sugino chainrings (28,38,48) 74bcd and 110bcd

I'm looking for 3 chainrings the smallest one is 828 to at 74 BCD the other two are 38 and 48 have 110 bcd these are for an old Sugino at crankset.
Forum: Touring
02-20-15, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

What sort of clearances do you have from tires to...

What sort of clearances do you have from tires to fenders?
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

I saw Doug's pictures,... not fun! Had...

I saw Doug's pictures,... not fun!

Had noticed that on the planet bike website the Cascadia fenders HAVE the same break away mounting tabs as sks,... strange every fender set where I bought mine...
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

Well, being that I've only run fenders on my old...

Well, being that I've only run fenders on my old 1940s balloon tire bikes, and have never owned a pair of sks fenders, I didn't know you could buy the tabs separately,... I guess I've gotta get that...
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

These aren't the SKS fenders with that plastic...

These aren't the SKS fenders with that plastic release piece, but the planet bike Cascadia fenders.

Good idea on using a spring instead of a spacer at the rear bottom of the rear fender, but the...
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

Here's what I've got so far....not sure if you...

Here's what I've got so far....not sure if you guys can make out much in the photos, I can take better ones (hopefully?) later today. Just trying to get a feel for clearance,..good to go, or no...?...
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

Ok,.. thanks for the tip,... much appreciated,...

Ok,.. thanks for the tip,... much appreciated, as always! :thumb:
02-19-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By RiseAlways

Most info I've read suggests they came out in...

Most info I've read suggests they came out in 1985-86.
Forum: Touring
02-18-15, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By RiseAlways

I just missed one...my size and at a good...

I just missed one...my size and at a good price....oh well...
02-18-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By RiseAlways

WTB - Sugino AT Triple Crankset 170mm

Looking for a set of Sugino AT cranks 170mm,.....either a full crankset or just the arms.
Thanks.
Forum: Touring
02-18-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

How far do you guys keep your fenders away from...

How far do you guys keep your fenders away from your tires? Ever have issues with mud flaps getting caught up in your wheels? Seems these flaps are pretty close?
Forum: Touring
02-18-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

thats what i ended up doing but the fitment,...

thats what i ended up doing but the fitment, especially the mudflap, really sucks. Not impressed with these fenders.
Forum: Touring
02-18-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,338
Posted By RiseAlways

Mounting Planet Bike Cascadia Fenders and a Blackburn Rear Rack???...

So I have a Blackburn Expedition rear rack and I picked up a set of Planet Bike's "Cascadia" fenders...and I'm looking to mount them on my '83 Miyata 610.
The rear drops have one set of braze ons so...
Forum: Touring
02-17-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By RiseAlways

Excellent!...good for you! Sounds awesome!

Excellent!...good for you! Sounds awesome!
Forum: Touring
02-16-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By RiseAlways

I'm curious, what ages are your children? I'd...

I'm curious, what ages are your children? I'd like to do a tour with our child one day.
Forum: Touring
02-16-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

So you are you saying that a Stainless socket...

So you are you saying that a Stainless socket head bolt would be liable to break under a weighted load in the given application of being used to fasten racks?
Forum: Touring
02-16-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

Well, the jury is in,... and Leather washers on...

Well, the jury is in,... and Leather washers on racks,... are OUT!

Case closed,...thanks all!
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,198
Posted By RiseAlways

Right... My thinking was more so that in the...

Right...
My thinking was more so that in the future he think about two bags.
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,198
Posted By RiseAlways

+1 on this recommendation. A lot of backpackers...

+1 on this recommendation. A lot of backpackers go this route.
02-15-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,586
Posted By RiseAlways

Thanks fellas!!

Thanks fellas!!
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

Grade 8 bolts?.... on a rack that will be...

Grade 8 bolts?.... on a rack that will be supporting, say 40-60 lbs?
Of course stainless is only about a grade 5 hardness, but I can't imagine it shearing off under 40-60 lbs of weight. Has...
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

Thanks to everyone for weighing in! Much...

Thanks to everyone for weighing in! Much appreciated!
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

I know what you're saying, but my quest is not...

I know what you're saying, but my quest is not one to keep my bies pristine so much as to try and care for the bikes I own, (and most everything else I own),...I'm not made of money and taking care...
Forum: Touring
02-15-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By RiseAlways

I was actually thinking about trying out dipping...

I was actually thinking about trying out dipping a few in liquid electrical tape,... basically you can find it at any hardware store, it's a rubberized coating.
Just a thought.
Forum: Touring
02-13-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,198
Posted By RiseAlways

+1 on that! definitely overshoot on the...

+1 on that!

definitely overshoot on the lowest cold rating of your bag!
keep in mind that some bags maybe "rated" for 0 when in reality when it hits 0 you're already cold!
-10 is a good idea but...
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