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07-11-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By C9H13N

My 1988 Miyata 512 came stock with Shimano 6...

My 1988 Miyata 512 came stock with Shimano 6 speed indexed DT shifters (SL-S434) and a 6 speed thread-on freewheel.
05-22-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By C9H13N

I would remove the fixed cup just so you can...

I would remove the fixed cup just so you can immediately put it in the garbage.

A Shimano UN55 cartridge BB is $15. I don't understand why anyone screws around with cup and cone BBs.
05-17-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,964
Posted By C9H13N

I used these 0.6mm spacers to make a 10s 39 tooth...

I used these 0.6mm spacers to make a 10s 39 tooth middle ring work with an 8s RSX triple crankset.


PM your address and I'll send you the bag. There are 12 left in it.

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05-06-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,155
Posted By C9H13N

Thank you! The rack is a Racktime Addit. ...

Thank you!

The rack is a Racktime Addit.

Mounting it was a little weird because the seat stays are a wishbone monostay. The rear v-brake and rack struts were a tight fit but everything worked...
05-02-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,155
Posted By C9H13N

This thread was my inspiration for putting this...

This thread was my inspiration for putting this one together. Thanks everyone!

It's a 1989 (I think) Nishiki Cascade in 21" size. I bought it in mostly original condition for $100 to use as my...
04-24-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By C9H13N

Are you squatting or trying to prop yourself on...

Are you squatting or trying to prop yourself on something like a toilet seat?

If you're squatting, hold on to a bush or a tree branch so you don't fall backwards, until you develop enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,261
Posted By C9H13N

You're going to feel really stupid when someone...

You're going to feel really stupid when someone bumps your hanging bike and rips the anchors through the drywall. Just because they are rated for more than the bike weight doesn't mean they are...
04-24-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By C9H13N

Nashbar ...

Nashbar

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03-25-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,058
Posted By C9H13N

IMO 90s fade paint jobs, like those on Treks,...

IMO 90s fade paint jobs, like those on Treks, were the best.

Anything is better than plain flat black.
Forum: Commuting
03-12-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By C9H13N

So you believe only wealthy people should drive....

So you believe only wealthy people should drive. Got it.
03-05-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,087
Posted By C9H13N

Flat pedals, wide tires, upright bars.

Flat pedals, wide tires, upright bars.
03-03-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By C9H13N

No way to know without specifics. XT parts will...

No way to know without specifics. XT parts will have a component number like XX-M7xx or XX-M8xxx.

The XT crankset that I put on my fiancee's bike (FC-M730) is only marked "Shimano" on the outside....
02-24-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By C9H13N

PD-EH500 is the same style, but with replaceable...

PD-EH500 is the same style, but with replaceable pins like downhill platforms.

https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/shimano/PD-EH500.html
02-13-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,202
Posted By C9H13N

If this was a recently staged photo, the guy on...

If this was a recently staged photo, the guy on the right wouldn't have a lit cigarette in his hand.
02-12-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,383
Posted By C9H13N

What a unique and original color scheme.

What a unique and original color scheme.
02-06-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,191
Posted By C9H13N

Sugino OX 601/901.

Sugino OX 601/901.
02-01-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By C9H13N

Throw the cork tape in the garbage and replace it...

Throw the cork tape in the garbage and replace it with something like Fizik tape that isn't a porous grease magnet.
06-23-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By C9H13N

Would it work to take a 1x lever pair (Force 1...

Would it work to take a 1x lever pair (Force 1 HRD, etc, with left brake only and right brifter) and remove the shift paddle from the brake lever blade of the right brifter, so it's brake only like...
06-22-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,397
Posted By C9H13N

I hate metal cages, especially cheap aluminum...

I hate metal cages, especially cheap aluminum ones.

Elite cages are my favorite. They are cheap ($15), sturdy, and come in lots of colors. I like the Cannibal side loading version better than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,368
Posted By C9H13N

Cipo and Tommeke

Cipo and Tommeke
03-14-17, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,144
Posted By C9H13N

I suspect if you put spacers under the BB cups,...

I suspect if you put spacers under the BB cups, the NDS crankarm wouldn't be able to engage the full width of the spindle splines. It might work, but it's probably not officially recommended.
03-14-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,144
Posted By C9H13N

I have the OX601D. I'm not sure if it's similar...

I have the OX601D. I'm not sure if it's similar in construction to the OX901D, so this might not help.

Crankarm width at end (measured at edge of pedal hole closest to end of arm)
DS = 0.550"...
03-05-17, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 599,083
Posted By C9H13N

I bought a 1989 Nishiki Cascade last fall to use...

I bought a 1989 Nishiki Cascade last fall to use as an errand bike and finally finished cleaning it up this weekend. Changed out the contact points and BB, added a rack, left everything else....
03-04-17, 11:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,701
Posted By C9H13N

I have a "Velket" which describes itself as "The...

I have a "Velket" which describes itself as "The Velcro Tourniquet". It's a rubber strap with Velcro on it. It's fairly useless as a tourniquet, but it's perfect for immobilizing front wheels. Just...
02-27-17, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,406
Posted By C9H13N

I have the Sugino OX601D 46-30. It came with a...

I have the Sugino OX601D 46-30. It came with a Sugino-branded external BB that is interchangeable with Shimano Hollowtech.

Unfortunately the outer chainring isn't compatible with anything and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 04:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,908
Posted By C9H13N

I'm quite unable to take you seriously after the...

I'm quite unable to take you seriously after the "African cyclists" thread from last year.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 04:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,908
Posted By C9H13N

I'm being facetious. But I do think people ...

I'm being facetious. But I do think people over-obsess about narrow gearing on this forum and that the ability to vary cadence is becoming a lost art.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 03:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,908
Posted By C9H13N

Threads like this make me wonder how anyone...

Threads like this make me wonder how anyone managed to ride their bicycles in groups back in the days of 2x5 gearing.
03-22-16, 05:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,830
Posted By C9H13N

Ensure Plus dark chocolate.

Ensure Plus dark chocolate.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,591
Posted By C9H13N

White shoes suck anyway.

White shoes suck anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,040
Posted By C9H13N

I enjoy night rides, not as much as night runs,...

I enjoy night rides, not as much as night runs, but close. With good lights I'm as comfortable as in daylight heavy traffic...not perfect, but not unbearable either.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,854
Posted By C9H13N

I noticed significantly better front shifting...

I noticed significantly better front shifting going from OEM FSA Gossamer to 6800. I wasn't unhappy with the FSA, I switched because I wanted 52/36 instead of 50/34, but the difference in ease of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,294
Posted By C9H13N

I doubt anything is wrong with your setup. You...

I doubt anything is wrong with your setup. You should definitely stop comparing your HR numbers to zones based on the 220-age formula. It might be close for some people, but you probably aren't one...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,928
Posted By C9H13N

TA is making rings for 4-bolt 110bcd. The...

TA is making rings for 4-bolt 110bcd. The cranksets are still ugly, though, and I say this as a 6800 owner.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,065
Posted By C9H13N

I agree with this, I didn't even attempt to...

I agree with this, I didn't even attempt to suggest that I put a light on my seatbag, only that I store my lights inside it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-16, 03:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,065
Posted By C9H13N

I don't usually notice cyclist lights when I'm...

I don't usually notice cyclist lights when I'm driving during the day, so I assume nobody else does either.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-16, 12:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,763
Posted By C9H13N

Rode in Not Bibs. Rode on SR99 in Seattle...

Rode in Not Bibs.

Rode on SR99 in Seattle during rush hour.

Spent hours overthinking equipment choices instead of riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 11:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,065
Posted By C9H13N

Those tiny under seat things aren't big enough...

Those tiny under seat things aren't big enough for me. I carry lights on every ride (I usually ride afternoon/evening) and unless I'm using them they stay in the seatbag.

I leave my power link in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 849
Posted By C9H13N

I wrap electrical tape around the plug until it's...

I wrap electrical tape around the plug until it's so tight inside the bar that I have to hammer it in with a fist.

I use 3mm Fizik tape, putting some inside the bar isn't practical.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By C9H13N

Another bonus of the adapter is that you can get...

Another bonus of the adapter is that you can get them in the correct size for your seat tube, some band on FDs require using ugly plastic shims.
02-25-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 47,346
Posted By C9H13N

I'm talking about the old Schwinn. When I was...

I'm talking about the old Schwinn. When I was growing up Schwinn was effectively dead so I have no memories of them, and no reason to want one. In terms of vintage bikes...if I wanted an expensive...
02-25-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 47,346
Posted By C9H13N

Specialized, for their troll lawsuits. Surly,...

Specialized, for their troll lawsuits.
Surly, for their ugly logo.
Schwinn, don't understand their appeal at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 02:50 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,244
Posted By C9H13N

4700 is actually more like 5800 than 5700, it has...

4700 is actually more like 5800 than 5700, it has the same derailleur geometry as the 11 speed groups, so it isn't 100% compatible with other 10 speed Shimano stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,141
Posted By C9H13N

Same here, I hate how most bike shorts have...

Same here, I hate how most bike shorts have stupidly long inseams. I'm not in the NBA, I don't want "shorts" that go all the way to my kneecaps. If I was insecure about showing off my legs I wouldn't...
02-09-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,193
Posted By C9H13N

+4 for Performance Ultra bibs.

+4 for Performance Ultra bibs.
Forum: Triathlon
01-31-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,050
Posted By C9H13N

Thanks for the heads up on the redshift aerobars!...

Thanks for the heads up on the redshift aerobars! I plan on using clip-ons on my S1 this year, and these look like a great option for me. Combined with an extra seat rail clamp for the Cervelo 2-pos...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By C9H13N

+1 for the Jagwire Road Pro kit, it's reasonably...

+1 for the Jagwire Road Pro kit, it's reasonably priced and the cables and housing are good stuff.

I haven't had any problems with cable slippage because of the PTFE coating. Use sufficient torque...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By C9H13N

Toe clips vs MG1s for short urban rides

I want to get some new pedals for my neighborhood beater. It's a 1999 CAD2 R300 with a 8 speed RSX, 52-39-30 triple and a rack. Right now it has 70s Lyotard pedals from my disassembled UO-8, with no...
01-29-16, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By C9H13N

Did you spray the inside of the headset cups, or...

Did you spray the inside of the headset cups, or the crown race? Hopefully not?
01-28-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By C9H13N

Do bb30-bsa adapter sleeves like the FSA one only...

Do bb30-bsa adapter sleeves like the FSA one only work with outboard bearing BBs then?

For the record I want a real BSA shell, not some kind of dodgy adapter nonsense.
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