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Forum: For Sale
05-13-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By amerikaner

The Classic and Vintage Forum has a separate...

The Classic and Vintage Forum has a separate classifieds section: Classic and Vintage Sales - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/)
07-13-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,451
Posted By amerikaner

It fits great after some slight massaging to get...

It fits great after some slight massaging to get the holes to align. The rack itself is solid...I think it's solid aluminum as opposed to modern ones that are hollow tubes. With everything tightened...
04-22-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By amerikaner

Nice, the rack it self is worth the $75 !!!

Nice, the rack it self is worth the $75 !!!
04-05-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By amerikaner

Solved

Sacrificed a 4mm allen key from a extra set. Used torch to heat and bend then quenched bend area to harden (probably not necessary, but watching too much Forged in Fire). Cut off end to fit with...
04-03-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By amerikaner

TRP HY/RD Flat Mount Install Issue

Trying to install a TRP HY/RD Flatmount on my fork. There is not enough clearance to fit a hexwrench to tighten the top bolt. I checked the TRP manual and it doesn't mention anything special. Anyone...
03-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,451
Posted By amerikaner

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits...

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits perfectly after just a slight bit of tweaking. Thank you deux jambes!
...
03-08-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,451
Posted By amerikaner

Will be going on my '79 Trek 710 running 650b...

Will be going on my '79 Trek 710 running 650b wheels...
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1351/20200920_184624_6c768139cc6a3969507122697c12af0df02066ee.jpg
03-07-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,451
Posted By amerikaner

I'll take it. PM sent.

I'll take it. PM sent.
06-17-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By amerikaner

PM Sent.

PM Sent.
05-17-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 580,473
Posted By amerikaner

Thanks! You did a great job on the frameset! I...

Thanks! You did a great job on the frameset! I had a great foundation to start with.
05-17-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 580,473
Posted By amerikaner

Latest update on the 1979 930 "Purple Flip" ...

Latest update on the 1979 930 "Purple Flip"

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/930x523/20200507_193420_copy_0fa5ca253b1629b6025eabfdf02eedc65cd74184.jpg


And a selfie with...
04-06-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By amerikaner

I'll take the dura ace fluted. PM Sent.

I'll take the dura ace fluted. PM Sent.
Forum: For Sale
02-25-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By amerikaner

Hi, do you have pics? What's the crank length,...

Hi, do you have pics? What's the crank length, chainrings sizes, and are the levers on the shifter silver also?
12-27-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By amerikaner

Contacted Trek directly and they don't sell the...

Contacted Trek directly and they don't sell the plug itself but recommended the FSA HD4666. Makes me wonder who makes it for them...I did some further research on ebay and Amazon and there was one...
12-23-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By amerikaner

Trek Emonda ALR Fork Compression Plug

Anyone have a 2019/20 Trek Emonda ALR? Bought a used frameset, didn't have a compression plug. Does anyone have a pic of the original Trek one? I contacted Trek, but they said there is no part number...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,627
Posted By amerikaner

Hard to see the CR geometry so I typed it up for...

Hard to see the CR geometry so I typed it up for future reference:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/950x152/cr_works_geometry_6f1f168e047a68c73d2d66155821bf4e47152aaa.png
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,627
Posted By amerikaner

The engraved headbadge on head tube started...

The engraved headbadge on head tube started around 2005 but in 2005, the Agilis went to straight seat and chainstays. You have curved seat stays. Also, the head tube is not the integrated hourglass...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By amerikaner

So if the chainstay, seat tube are the same but...

So if the chainstay, seat tube are the same but the angle changes by .5 degrees would the seat stays very in length?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By amerikaner

Ok, thanks...I agree it's interesting the seat...

Ok, thanks...I agree it's interesting the seat posts are the same, definitely a factor of the angles. I wonder how much of an impact the hourglass headtube has on the geometry...still searching for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,091
Posted By amerikaner

Merlin Agilis Geometry Questions

Hi All, hopefully folks with a Merlin Agilis can help. I'm trying to figure out the sizing on a M vs M/L...Seems like the 2002 and later Agilis' had the hourglass head tube, but the 2001 had a less...
10-28-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By amerikaner

If they are still available, I'll take them!

If they are still available, I'll take them!
08-02-19, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By amerikaner

Did this sell?

Did this sell?
07-26-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,730
Posted By amerikaner

Great deal! According to Vintage-Trek.com the '83...

Great deal! According to Vintage-Trek.com the '83 700 was a 1 year only bike.
06-25-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,739
Posted By amerikaner

I'll take it for $180, but won't be able to pick...

I'll take it for $180, but won't be able to pick it up till this Saturday. PM sent.
06-13-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By amerikaner

I'll take them. PM sent.

I'll take them. PM sent.
05-28-19, 11:33 PM
04-13-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 580,473
Posted By amerikaner

New addition to the family... ...

New addition to the family...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/79_710_58441da777ed7f41f9244fa1bd37ea3e5ed998e8.jpg

'79 710 in great shape, only couple nicks, but...
03-25-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By amerikaner

It arrived safe and sound! the color and finish...

It arrived safe and sound! the color and finish is way more awesome in person!
03-22-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By amerikaner

Thanks, I feel a lot better. :-P It's a grail...

Thanks, I feel a lot better. :-P It's a grail bike for me because of the year!
03-21-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Thanks all...I have to make some decisions....

Thanks all...I have to make some decisions. Appreciate all the comments. It's hard to compare how it rides since I only had a ride around the culdesac when I got it before I did the full teardown. I...
03-20-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

So I guess this begs the question: Is a 710 work...

So I guess this begs the question: Is a 710 work repairing?
03-20-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Had the crack in seat stay looked at and it is...

Had the crack in seat stay looked at and it is cracked, but good news the shop said it could just be brazed...but they also noticed something else...the BAD News...they noticed the down tube is...
03-19-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 580,473
Posted By amerikaner

Just got the 614 back from the powder...

Just got the 614 back from the powder coater...took them longer than expected. They said they had to redo it. Anyway, the dents were filled with Lab Metal...they much less noticeable, but if you look...
03-19-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

LOL...in hind sight I kinda wish I didn't jump so...

LOL...in hind sight I kinda wish I didn't jump so fast.
03-19-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

yes, how did you know?

yes, how did you know?
03-19-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,866
Posted By amerikaner

Thanks, can barely notice them in the pics....

Thanks, can barely notice them in the pics. Tempting, but got too many projects right now. GLWS.
03-19-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Found a shop that specializes in vintage bikes...

Found a shop that specializes in vintage bikes near me to get the crack looked at. Taking it there this week.
03-19-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,866
Posted By amerikaner

Do you have pics of the dents? Also, how deformed...

Do you have pics of the dents? Also, how deformed is the cable holder...looks ok from the pictures.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-17-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,522
Posted By amerikaner

That's the part that worries me. I just need to...

That's the part that worries me. I just need to find some one local. Every time I try to google a "frame builder" I get more picture frames. :-/
03-17-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By amerikaner

I was just lamenting at my 710 that I just got...

I was just lamenting at my 710 that I just got has a cracked brazing on the seat stay. Been looking for a 1979 as my "Birthday Trek" I recognized this from other posts and just had to jump on it ASAP!
03-17-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By amerikaner

I'll take it! PM on it's way.

I'll take it! PM on it's way.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-17-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,522
Posted By amerikaner

Advice on crack in seatstay/brake bridge

I have an early Trek 710 (full Reynolds 531) possibly a '79 or 80 based on specs, bu has an anomolous serial number - have another thread on that investigation. Anyway, I noticed a crack in the joint...
03-17-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Yeah, saw that post. Thinking about doing the...

Yeah, saw that post. Thinking about doing the same, but also noticed a tiny crank in paint on the stay itself...will have to remove the paint a bit to see if the stay is cracked too. :-(
03-17-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Upon further inspection the brake bridge is...

Upon further inspection the brake bridge is definitely separating. Any one have recommendations on frame builder in the Los Angeles/Orange County area?
03-16-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,143
Posted By amerikaner

This looks like ot would fit, but it looks like a...

This looks like ot would fit, but it looks like a stamped crown.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F163483783352
03-16-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Ok...Good News: Was able to chase threads on...

Ok...Good News:

Was able to chase threads on seatpost binder with an M6 thread restorer....
03-15-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Just finished a full tear down to bare frame....

Just finished a full tear down to bare frame. It's a little dirty and greasy, but not too bad. So good news first:

Not too much rust (considering it came from Oregon)
Nothing was stuck and all...
03-15-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Ahh, sorry, misread. Thanks! So it's a pre-'81...

Ahh, sorry, misread. Thanks! So it's a pre-'81 Waterloo frame with a '3' in the year digit. The mystery thickens :-) Hoping to hear back from Vintage Trek Website if there are any other examples.
03-15-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Thanks, great timing...I just finished typing up...

Thanks, great timing...I just finished typing up a note and linking this thread in an email to skip. Haven't heard of 710 frame (with leading H) built offsite yet.
03-15-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,546
Posted By amerikaner

Hmmm...that's the Trek Investment Cast right?...

Hmmm...that's the Trek Investment Cast right? Bummer about the post '81...LOL...that just widened the range. I just noticed the seatpost binder bolt looks different from other confirmed '79 photos...
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