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09-10-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By leunkstar

yeah, I read you better leave them in place but...

yeah, I read you better leave them in place but they were out before I knew it. I was cleaning and fiddling with both sides while removing the balls and they were out. Lesson learned. The rest of...
09-09-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By leunkstar

Hi Bill, found that one (and mentioned it) but it...

Hi Bill, found that one (and mentioned it) but it does not show the both dust caps. Except the rubber ones.
09-09-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By leunkstar

Shimano STX hub dust caps order / side ID

Alright,

overhauling a 1996 Shimano STX Parallax FH-MC32 hub. So far so good. But... Did not take note how the two dust camps came off..
Not only which one on which side (they differ) but also...
07-16-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By leunkstar

Another ID this Campagnolo crankset...

Can write an entire introduction on how Campy sucks in having a Japanese or German style of registering stuff but old news. So... cut straight to the chase: which set is this?

E-172.5 94 9/16"x20...
04-09-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By leunkstar

The cable isnt even connected. ;) I ran to...

The cable isnt even connected. ;)

I ran to the shed and afaik nothing is blocking. I'll check again in broad daylight tomorrow.

No adjuster on the clamp. I do have a second one (the shimano...
04-09-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By leunkstar

Front derailleur to far from seat tube? Cant reach inner chain ring

Hello,

my bike, based on a Dedacciai U2 frame, is nearly finished:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-B4yS_dJ1dIc/UWR_C4JZT6I/AAAAAAAAHzc/DlrDyCj3Kk0/s669/2013-04-09+18.09.44.jpg
Mostly 6500...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 135,239
Posted By leunkstar

The Giant is so heavy, lift off is only 100mph+....

The Giant is so heavy, lift off is only 100mph+. My 0-60 will be hours haha

here the Google Maps view of the situation: http://goo.gl/maps/Nafo7
Forum: Commuting
04-09-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 135,239
Posted By leunkstar

First commute this year with temps above zero...

First commute this year with temps above zero finally!

http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/319968_10151484523058366_1086593709_n.jpg
'96 Giant Trooper (only frame is original) with 3x7...
03-17-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By leunkstar

To answer myself. Could it be a Mavic Crosstrail?...

To answer myself. Could it be a Mavic Crosstrail?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mavic-Crosstrail-Alloy-MTB-Front-Wheel-18-Spoke-Rim-Brake-Black-Silver-/370652237700
...
03-17-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By leunkstar

plz Identify interesting 26" 18-spoke mtb-wheel (pics!)

I got this mountainbike front wheel for free. I was thinking to throw it away but something back in my head says it's not the avarage wheel. Could you help identify?
...
03-08-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,931
Posted By leunkstar

Great tips! And... What are ID's and OD's?

Great tips! And... What are ID's and OD's?
03-08-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,931
Posted By leunkstar

Cool! Thx for all your answers. To answer...

Cool! Thx for all your answers.

To answer the last question; I obtained the Dedacciai U2 frame + 1" Chris King NoThreadSet (gold) + Easton EC90-SL fork together. The former owner rode it like that...
03-08-13, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,931
Posted By leunkstar

Easton EC90-SL steerer tube seem to shallow for stems? (1" vs 1 1/8")

I'm building a light Dedacciai U2 based bike. The fork I use is an Easton EC90-SL carbon fork. Headset is a Chris King. The stem I want to use is a Deda Quattro.

I did some measurements. The...
10-29-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,025
Posted By leunkstar

I nearly finished my '96 Giant Boulder alu lite when this '01 Trek 4500 struck me...

In a nutshell; this is an I can't decide topic and although it's strictly personal (hope not) I need you to help me!

My current mountainbike I still can use is my '96 Gary Fisher Aquila. Love the...
10-05-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 371,073
Posted By leunkstar

@Wouter; what's your experience with selling? I...

@Wouter; what's your experience with selling? I have some vintage bikes I want to sell but always have the impression only cheapskates are crowding MP.

@pullup; nice, really nice!
10-05-12, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,790
Views: 371,073
Posted By leunkstar

Welkom, wouter! Mooie verzameling heb je al! ...

Welkom, wouter! Mooie verzameling heb je al!

oh sorry, international forums ;) Welcome and great collection. How do you find the bikes? Marktplaats or something else?
Forum: Commuting
08-10-12, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 113,576
Posted By leunkstar

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-T4gvMZLZPAw/UCT...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-T4gvMZLZPAw/UCT3sa5KRAI/AAAAAAAAHPQ/2V_O3ag18p4/s720/2012-08-10.jpg

today i did a 14km test drive at my commuting bike to be. A Giant Trooper I converted to a...
Forum: Foo
08-10-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By leunkstar

I even conquered the biggest MacGyver in bike...

I even conquered the biggest MacGyver in bike town: the late Sheldon Brown

http://sheldonbrown.com/deakins/handlebars.html

It did not crack! ;)

Only problem is it's counter intuitive when...
Forum: Foo
08-10-12, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By leunkstar

There, I fixed it! Temporary mtb-brake on dropbars

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-1raFUzGOqOE/UCT3sQk56rI/AAAAAAAAHPQ/_P546HlQOmM/s720/2012-08-10.jpg

While finishing my commuter bike I wanted to do a test commute (15km) but the brakes were not...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 113,576
Posted By leunkstar

blegh... retour commute (the airbase one) was ok,...

blegh... retour commute (the airbase one) was ok, but after soms friday afternoon work beers a bit hard :)
Forum: Commuting
07-27-12, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 113,576
Posted By leunkstar

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8157/7655742306_c68e...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8157/7655742306_c68ea24ca7_c.jpg

I try to commute as much as possible during the work week but when I have to visit clients I go by car. It's a beautiful ride (2x...
07-07-12, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By leunkstar

Nice identification! Here some inspiration: ...

Nice identification! Here some inspiration:

'79 PR: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41284201@N05/sets/72157626349809063 and for sale ad: http://www.lfgss.com/thread63192.html
07-07-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By leunkstar

As told on the other forum (jazzper); nice find!...

As told on the other forum (jazzper); nice find! If correctly identified probably worth an overhaul. I have a plastic 70/80s headset badge and you can have it.

I owned a green 1977 Koga Miyata...
06-03-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,071
Posted By leunkstar

Shimano STI brifters / shifters swap without bar tape change

I need the brifters (STI shifting & braking levers) of my current race bike to reuse for my new bike to be. So big deal; unwrap the bar tape and unmount my old shifters one would say. But... I have a...
03-26-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By leunkstar

will look it up, mrrabiit! My version of the...

will look it up, mrrabiit!

My version of the conti TT 2000 is a 700x40c (42-622), 28" version without the yellow markings.

Im not planning to do a year sabbatical and travel 10.000 km so will...
03-26-12, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By leunkstar

Continental TopTouring 2000 tire orientation confusing sidewall print

I got a pair of NOS Continental TopTouring 2000 tires i'm wanting to use on my commuter bike (a Giant Trooper touring bike with only the frame original and built up with dropbars, sti and xt...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,378
Posted By leunkstar

thx! found those links too, but no original...

thx! found those links too, but no original versions. Perhaps only the Dutch market? We have the Giant EMEA HQ here after all ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-11, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,378
Posted By leunkstar

Strange 6spd gripshift Giant Peloton 7000 info needed

A friend of me showed up at my house with a Giant Peloton 7000.

I started laughing at his frankenbike because at that moment it looked really weird:
End 90's Purple Giant frame (in nice condition...
07-10-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14,676
Views: 3,516,423
Posted By leunkstar

do it! At least for the reason of 'because you...

do it! At least for the reason of 'because you can'. Under the dirt and rust there might be a nice ride.
07-10-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By leunkstar

FD is now a cheap ass FD-MC34 STX derailleur...

FD is now a cheap ass FD-MC34 STX derailleur which has a bit strange layout (i think it will work for both down and uppull depending on the cable routing). Couldnt find a PDF of it.
07-10-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By leunkstar

STI Double shifters in combination with triple crankset? (using only two chainrings)

I'm building a commuter bike based on a trekking mtb frame with 28"wheels.
It came with a SRAM GripShift 3x7 setup and cantilevers.

I swapped the flatbar for a dropbar with Shimano STI ST-A410...
06-29-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By leunkstar

unidentified spacers/washers of my touring bike (guess cantilever parts)

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-sDNCLLsIMTs/TguUe-SVpbI/AAAAAAAAGHs/aBIdh6osu9s/s640/foto3.JPG

I'm rebuilding a '95 Giant Trooper into a trekking/touring kind of bike for commuting purposes.
...
Forum: Touring
05-16-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By leunkstar

brilliant post, trailz! welcome in the...

brilliant post, trailz!

welcome in the wonder world of ancient technologies ;)
Remember the yellow little triangle on the outer chainring and you will recognise it a lot in ads. Also cool to...
Forum: Commuting
03-13-11, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,691
Posted By leunkstar

Buy the tools! Seriously. Life time investment of...

Buy the tools! Seriously. Life time investment of a few bucks and lot more independence and satisfaction.
- crank puller
- chain wip
- casette removal tool

Do it!
Forum: Commuting
03-07-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,232
Posted By leunkstar

1995 Giant Trooper for commuting?

I'm thinking of doing my daily commute by bike instead of car. Distance is approx 2x 13km = 26km (16mi).

I got some race bikes, some mountainbike and even a recumbent bike frame which I plan to...
Replies: 0
Views: 949
Posted By leunkstar

ID this Moser. Is it a Moser anyway? 80s / photos

Long time no see here. But I have an update I want to share:

For weeks this old clunker stood next to the road in the bushes. No lock, bent wheels, abondened. Tonight I took it home to do an...
08-21-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,709
Posted By leunkstar

nice cleanup! is the saddle and bar tape...

nice cleanup!

is the saddle and bar tape dirty or is it just the lighting?

and why is your gear big/big? :)
08-18-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,709
Posted By leunkstar

brilliant!

brilliant!
08-17-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By leunkstar

i did some further research this afternoon the...

i did some further research
this afternoon the misses went shopping with me standing outside shops with the stroller and our son.
In the lanes of brighton i spotted a lot of SS and fixies. nice!
...
08-17-09, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By leunkstar

bike culture in the UK

I'm for a combination of a holiday, a wedding and a visit to my sister in the UK for two weeks. Love it here! Nice country, nice people! (stayed a week in the Peak District, visited Lichfield for the...
08-05-09, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By leunkstar

nice starter! i'm off for the holidays for two...

nice starter! i'm off for the holidays for two weeks. After that I'll check if i can help this topic with handy url's, photo's etc.
08-03-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By leunkstar

that is such a nice bike! Here in Holland the...

that is such a nice bike! Here in Holland the Trek bikes just recently came through. I'm looking for a late 80's, early 90's Trek race frame for a long time. Especially in yellow. No kidding ;)
08-03-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,299
Posted By leunkstar

crescent girl already was posted afaik, but......

crescent girl already was posted afaik, but... can't be posted enough!

i put in a free extra crescent girl!

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/images/Sweden/crescen1.jpg
08-02-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,709
Posted By leunkstar

here is how they do it on the BMX forum:...

here is how they do it on the BMX forum: http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewforum.php?id=25
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By leunkstar

yeah I saw it too: read dropouts and also the...

yeah I saw it too: read dropouts and also the brake and the option for a rear brake
08-02-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,735
Posted By leunkstar

must...clean...bikes... they do shout it!

must...clean...bikes... they do shout it!
08-02-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,006
Posted By leunkstar

I joined here early in 2005 (which is not the...

I joined here early in 2005 (which is not the same as: as early as 2005 ;)). Reason I came here was the knowledge of the bike(s) I rode as a student. In the mean time I graduated and could afford a...
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By leunkstar

lol! current bids are 20 euro and 50 euro ;)

lol! current bids are 20 euro and 50 euro ;)
08-02-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,347
Posted By leunkstar

I'd go for a more 'stealth' look with black...

I'd go for a more 'stealth' look with black accesoires. But hey, we are talking colours like a bunch of women ;)
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By leunkstar

is this 20's track bike any good?

I'm charmed of this track bike of the 1920's I found on our local craigslist.

http://fotos.marktplaats.com/kopen/5/04/Ssuv0QdQlLWZEYanOpaavA==.jpg
...
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