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09-11-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By strathconaman

I actually measured the dropout spacing for mine...

I actually measured the dropout spacing for mine and it is 126.

My plan right now is to strip the frame down, put it back together with 700c wheels and a 9 speed drive train from the parts bin,...
09-09-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By strathconaman

Sekine 271 - Friday Afternoon Special

Hi Everyone,

I have acquired this entirely original 1975ish Sekine SHSish 271.

Some discrepancies from the catalogue:
1. The front derailleur is a Thunderbird GPO rather than the Titlist
2....
09-08-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By strathconaman

In the 1975 catalog it is listed as HC-110. I...

In the 1975 catalog it is listed as HC-110. I note by 77 they are HBs. I am trying to find any dimensions for shimano high flange hubs for this era. If necessary I will do my own measurements.
09-08-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By strathconaman

Shimano HC-110 1970s-1980s hub dimensions

I have searched the internet, and haven't been able to find the PCD and flange distances for these hubs. Does anyone have this, or have a set unlaced to measure?

Edit: OK I measured and got:...
09-04-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By strathconaman

I am in Toronto. Bikes frames that I would...

I am in Toronto.

Bikes frames that I would trade for the right frame:
87 Specialized Allez 56. Has a velocolour "one-colour-special" paint job. Panel is a sticker that is easily removed....
08-24-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By strathconaman

Looks great!

Looks great!
08-23-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,031
Posted By strathconaman

it is kind of an personal joke. You are the first...

it is kind of an personal joke. You are the first person to get it without me having to explain it.

Underneath, it is a 1988 Specialized Allez. But after a repaint I put a Madonna di Ghisallo...
08-22-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,031
Posted By strathconaman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220528_081357_90604f59e9ecfcc22ce9cbbd3db13c5507a85ce9.jpg
08-13-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 308,329
Posted By strathconaman

Another "Frek" inspired creation. ...

Another "Frek" inspired creation.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/286206892_10158878031261545_8188327169798116548_n_fb70ef5aea31da3fe7bdbf031144db88ed6d64b0.jpg
08-03-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Thanks! I always wanted a "Gulf" livery bike, so...

Thanks! I always wanted a "Gulf" livery bike, so I made use of the opportunity this frame gave me.
08-01-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

99% done. Took me a couple of days to decide on...

99% done. Took me a couple of days to decide on white or black for saddle/bar tape....
07-28-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Custom vinyl cutouts. All the lettering is paint...

Custom vinyl cutouts. All the lettering is paint as well. First coat white, then letters. Then orange, transition bubbles applied, then blue.
07-28-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Yeah. My painting skills are of "workman like...

Yeah. My painting skills are of "workman like quality". Considering I paid $100 for the frame and fork, I didn't want to spend $$$ on someone who can do it right.


The Colnago behind it has a...
07-28-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Yes. I actually used a "matte" clear on...

Yes. I actually used a "matte" clear on it...because that is what I had on the shelf. I have used it on other bikes before, and it is so durable. Mainly because with a matte finish you can't even...
07-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Here was the repaint plan: ...

Here was the repaint plan:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x357/steve_bauer_d011de1ae7f2d419f6d157c08441f1feb1a7f892.jpg
Here is where I am at:
...
06-25-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Sorry, I am a Campy guy. And those shift cables...

Sorry, I am a Campy guy. And those shift cables hanging out the side of 7400 brifters drive me crazy.
06-24-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Thanks! So it is likely a 1988 model. Do you know...

Thanks! So it is likely a 1988 model. Do you know if they were still spec'd with Dura Ace?
06-23-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Seatpost is 27.2mm

Seatpost is 27.2mm
06-23-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By strathconaman

Steve Bauer - What have I got?

Hi Everyone,

I picked up a vintage frame on the local Facebook marketplace. I have built it up and rode it a few times.

Of course, now I am in love with it, and before I spend $$$ I want to...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,458
Posted By strathconaman

I plug my 520 into a phone-style powerpack...

I plug my 520 into a phone-style powerpack located in a bag on my top tube. I now get 2 weeks of battery life. Cost $20.
06-22-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,912
Posted By strathconaman

My experience has been: 1. good prices 2....

My experience has been:
1. good prices
2. only order if you won't need it in the next 30 days
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By strathconaman

Locally the ask for these is close to $1000...

Locally the ask for these is close to $1000 Canadian pesos. You would have to reeeeeaaally want one.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 40,512
Posted By strathconaman

I commute on a 1981 Trek 613.

I commute on a 1981 Trek 613.
06-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By strathconaman

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me...

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me turning up my nose at you, and possibly decreased shifting performance.
06-21-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By strathconaman

I have 32s on my rando bike. Magic.

I have 32s on my rando bike. Magic.
06-21-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 18,804
Posted By strathconaman

That triplecross would make a great gravel bike.

That triplecross would make a great gravel bike.
06-21-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By strathconaman

Definitely remove tires and change sealant.

Definitely remove tires and change sealant.
06-21-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By strathconaman

I have a yakima Fourtimer on our Outback. Works...

I have a yakima Fourtimer on our Outback. Works great. Adding a Curt receiver is an easy choice.
06-21-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By strathconaman

You should have a professional fit done. A good...

You should have a professional fit done. A good fitter will try a number of saddles with you.
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