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06-15-19, 12:56 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

Bump with lowered prices.

Bump with lowered prices.
06-08-19, 10:03 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

Freewheels & freewheel accessories

Flat rate boxes of freewheels & stuff. More pictures available if you want a close up of something.

Misc cosmetically challenged freewheel bodies, cogs and bits. Grime and corrosion on anything...
05-25-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By wesmamyke

Triathlon specific shorts sometimes have super...

Triathlon specific shorts sometimes have super thin pads so they dry quickly. I have a pair of Pearl Izumi shorts like that.
05-24-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By wesmamyke

If you can find the stamped steel clamps from the...

If you can find the stamped steel clamps from the lesser Deore shifter they work. That's usually easier to stretch over the drop bar too. I think you would also need the little barrel adjuster...
05-15-19, 11:48 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

Marzocchi for sure for reliability, maybe change...

Marzocchi for sure for reliability, maybe change the oil every couple years. Also the older Marzocchi forks can usually swap steerer tubes, easily converted to 1". Not a big fan of trying to deal...
05-14-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By wesmamyke

Also check the brake pads. Not uncommon for them...

Also check the brake pads. Not uncommon for them to wear far enough they develop a lip that catches the rim and prevent them from returning. Happens with rims that have a central wear indicator...
05-07-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By wesmamyke

The fork boots are pretty important on those...

The fork boots are pretty important on those things if I recall. Actually ran across a NOS pair of the boots recently at a bike shop. I left them behind as they are that slightly transparent rubber...
04-24-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,676
Posted By wesmamyke

Seems like they are forcing the new user...

Seems like they are forcing the new user agreement. They closed my account and held my $17 hostage until I did all the things they wanted. Social security number, or tax ID number and clicking the...
04-21-19, 06:59 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

I'd guess it's a Terry bicycles stem. Not 100%...

I'd guess it's a Terry bicycles stem. Not 100% sure, but sold them way back when they still had quill stems.
04-17-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By wesmamyke

In the US unfortunately. You should check out...

In the US unfortunately. You should check out retrobike.co.uk, vintage and mostly mountain forum with decent buy/sell section.
04-16-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By wesmamyke

I think I have a set of hydracoil lowers if you...

I think I have a set of hydracoil lowers if you need some. No stickers/decals, but clean, and have some upper crown/steerer/stanchion assemblies as well.

You can find NOS Judy lowers on ebay too,...
04-08-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,869
Posted By wesmamyke

Do I see a J.A. Stein knurling vise? Me and my...

Do I see a J.A. Stein knurling vise? Me and my slipping handlebars want, but the retail price has always made me pause.
04-05-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By wesmamyke

Park Tool did make 14,15 and 16mm peanut butter...

Park Tool did make 14,15 and 16mm peanut butter wrenches. I feel like one of the weird combination crank tools had a 16mm on it too, CCW-2 or something like that.
03-29-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By wesmamyke

You can rent one from any auto parts store,...

You can rent one from any auto parts store, autozone etc..
03-27-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By wesmamyke

There is a quick release built into the hydraulic...

There is a quick release built into the hydraulic rim brakes, it's just barely in the picture posted. The right side caliper has a lever pointing up, flip that 180 degrees and the whole caliper is...
03-21-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By wesmamyke

I'll second the FSA platinum units. Way better...

I'll second the FSA platinum units. Way better than the Truvativ, and cheaper than the SKF. Sometimes you can even find the FSA platinum pro with quad bearings.
03-16-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By wesmamyke

I have Ergon grips clamped to the outside of that...

I have Ergon grips clamped to the outside of that thinned out section on sparrow bars. Mountain style bar ends are notorious for crimping thin bars, I figure it's pretty similar and no issues.
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03-16-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By wesmamyke

The set of two splined wrenches, or the three...

The set of two splined wrenches, or the three standard wrenches in a fold up pouch?

Bikewagon dumped a bunch of the splined ones on ebay, they seem to be sold out now. Several sellers have the...
03-13-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By wesmamyke

Royce and Hope, both UK companies used 6 pin...

Royce and Hope, both UK companies used 6 pin tools. I don't recall if either used needle bearings though.

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/tools/royce-bottom-bracket-fitting-tool-rt0001/?geoc=US

I...
03-11-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By wesmamyke

I might have a pair of 986 brakes if you need...

I might have a pair of 986 brakes if you need them.
03-06-19, 03:35 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

I have a small pile of those, a few are actually...

I have a small pile of those, a few are actually Campy. Couple are just different enough they are probably from some knock off post. I recall having at least one matched set of left and right, so I...
02-23-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By wesmamyke

Short pull levers for sure. The 105 levers you...

Short pull levers for sure. The 105 levers you have should work great for those brakes.

When you use long pull levers with canti brakes they feel very stiff, almost in a good way. However they...
02-20-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By wesmamyke

I would just mention that you will probably be...

I would just mention that you will probably be destroying the fork if you ride it like that. Even just riding around all the time with the lockout engaged will destroy most forks in short order. ...
02-19-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By wesmamyke

I have a NOS set of those shifters and they don't...

I have a NOS set of those shifters and they don't even really work. The front has a hair trigger for the release paddle, if you even look at it funny it downshifts. Very odd as I would expect them...
02-18-19, 07:55 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

Fyi those are M563/565 LX hubs. 560 would still...

Fyi those are M563/565 LX hubs. 560 would still be black painted, but the non-parallax 7spd hubs from the previous group. I probably have M563 front hubs in 32 and 36h if you can't find one. Also...
02-12-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By wesmamyke

The Sunrace SL-M96 comes in 8spd indexed, and...

The Sunrace SL-M96 comes in 8spd indexed, and generally a little cheaper on ebay:...
02-01-19, 08:45 AM
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Posted By wesmamyke

old 20mm thru axles are 110mm, they predate the...

old 20mm thru axles are 110mm, they predate the whole boost thing by many years. Pretty sure boost moved the disc/caliper mounts around though, as you had to space the calipers in with older 20mm...
01-31-19, 02:16 PM
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Posted By wesmamyke

It's a Marzocchi axle you need, they came with...

It's a Marzocchi axle you need, they came with the fork not the hub. I think I have a spare if you can't find one on ebay or something, it's a quick release style axle.

The bolt on non-quick...
01-29-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By wesmamyke

Older 9spd compatible Saint derailleurs would...

Older 9spd compatible Saint derailleurs would work. The newer 10spd version will not as the cable pull is different.

Most of the 9spd ones will require a solid threaded axle to mount. Little...
01-29-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,381
Posted By wesmamyke

Whoever runs that place is just clueless, no idea...

Whoever runs that place is just clueless, no idea why/how they wound up selling bike stuff. Sometimes the lack of seller knowledge can result in good deals, but you better really know what you're...
01-27-19, 07:01 AM
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Posted By wesmamyke

I might have one of those, would have to check...

I might have one of those, would have to check the part number.

Also Bikewagon on ebay listed some 7400 parts, and at the same time listed some Shimano axle sets. They don't say Dura-ace, but...
Forum: Touring
01-26-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,135
Posted By wesmamyke

I really like Swisstop pads, but they are pretty...

I really like Swisstop pads, but they are pretty hard to find in the US. Also only used the green pads, probably wouldn't call them soft.

The black ones are normal I think, yellow are carbon rim...
01-21-19, 02:09 PM
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Views: 1,562
Posted By wesmamyke

Try retrobike.co.uk Also +1 on the 700c...

Try retrobike.co.uk

Also +1 on the 700c hybrid fork. Remove fixie and touring from your search terms, or wanted to buy ads.
01-20-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By wesmamyke

I think it's limited to thumbie and downtube...

I think it's limited to thumbie and downtube levers with a friction option. The lever just sort of travels past where it should and sticks at the low derailleur stop. I'm not a big fan as it rarely...
01-20-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By wesmamyke

No experience with those tires, so I don't know...

No experience with those tires, so I don't know if they are steel or kevlar bead.

Steel beads are usually somewhat obvious when damaged. Steel bits sticking out ripping through the rubber, or...
01-20-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By wesmamyke

Shifters will have one less click/detent than the...

Shifters will have one less click/detent than the number of gears, you have to count the starting position as 1. Generally Shimano shifters will index one gear past with varying degreees of success....
01-18-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By wesmamyke

You can get those bikepacking style snack/bottle...

You can get those bikepacking style snack/bottle bags from almost every company now. Not exactly cheap but they seem to strap down pretty tight on mountain bikes.

Bikepacking Stem Bags -...
01-18-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By wesmamyke

You can find stock Shimano hubs that are 126mm...

You can find stock Shimano hubs that are 126mm with a 7spd freehub, granted they are vintage at this point. I have at least one Shimano 600 hub that is exactly that, only limitation is a 12t small...
01-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,389
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Posted By wesmamyke

Bikewagon on ebay has some drive side STX arms in...

Bikewagon on ebay has some drive side STX arms in 170mm. I'd double check those part numbers and bolt patterns before ordering though, I recall at least one version of those cranks has an odd spider...
01-14-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By wesmamyke

I don't think you'll have any luck with the wrong...

I don't think you'll have any luck with the wrong size. They also make two thread pitches each for both 3/8 and 10mm. 3/8x24tpi or 3/8x26tpi, and 10x1mm or 10x26tpi. Probably need to find the right...
01-13-19, 06:26 PM
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Views: 97,145
Posted By wesmamyke

Probably have something like that, I hoard 1-1/8"...

Probably have something like that, I hoard 1-1/8" threaded headset stuff. I'll see if any of the locknuts in the bin are steel.
01-12-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By wesmamyke

I wouldn't say there is a standard for brake boss...

I wouldn't say there is a standard for brake boss threading, I have at least four different types in my parts bin. That's not including suspension fork specific ones, including those probably...
01-12-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By wesmamyke

Dumb question maybe, how do you face a Klein...

Dumb question maybe, how do you face a Klein without the threaded pilots for the cutter?
01-11-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By wesmamyke

Bicycle research made the rim bending pliers if I...

Bicycle research made the rim bending pliers if I recall.

Also the thing with the round pins looks like it might work on a tandem drum/drag brake. Maybe two pins are the tool surface, and the...
01-11-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 97,145
Posted By wesmamyke

I have an orphaned Suntour barcon wedge, and a...

I have an orphaned Suntour barcon wedge, and a parts shifter and other bits. Send me a PM and I'll try to go dig them out.
01-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,268
Posted By wesmamyke

I've seen early Sun rims labeled as US made,...

I've seen early Sun rims labeled as US made, still some floating around as late as 2000ish.

Proshift/Precision billet made derailleurs, you can buy an updated one from Toronto cycles I think. The...
01-09-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By wesmamyke

Post a picture and we can guess the year, the...

Post a picture and we can guess the year, the Shimano parts will have date codes on them as well. For date codes on parts, or casting dates on forks etc sometimes you have to account for the time it...
01-08-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By wesmamyke

Ultegra 6600 would be 10spd I think, 9 and 10...

Ultegra 6600 would be 10spd I think, 9 and 10 should be interchangeable for cranks/rings so you're fine if everything else is 9spd.

Looks like 6600 was the same 53/39/30 setup, you could look for...
01-08-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By wesmamyke

39 tooth would be the small/inner ring for a...

39 tooth would be the small/inner ring for a Shimano 6500 double, or really any standard double. Is the current 39t ring actually ramped/pinned? The 39 off a double wouldn't be, it might have a...
01-07-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By wesmamyke

That would be nice if you could still order them,...

That would be nice if you could still order them, maybe nobody has? Bike tools etc. doesn't even list them in the catalog anymore if I recall.
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