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05-17-19, 04:49 PM
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Posted By due ruote

Here is the link: 100 of the best vintage...

Here is the link:

100 of the best vintage mountain bikes | Vintage Steel Rider (http://www.vintagesteelrider.com/index.php/2015/05/15/100-of-the-best-vintage-mountain-bikes/)
05-17-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 88,458
Posted By due ruote

ISO one cover/cap for an Ultegra 6510 9 speed...

ISO one cover/cap for an Ultegra 6510 9 speed brifter. I know about the 3-d printed ones; just thought I would take a shot here first.
05-16-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By due ruote

Burley child stoker kit

This was taken off a recent purchase. I donít know the mileage.
Good used condition. Chainring bolts are rusty.
I will include the chain, as well as the unbranded 40t chainring (130 bcd) that it...
05-16-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By due ruote

To answer my original query (just in case anyone...

To answer my original query (just in case anyone is interested) I mounted some 38mm Soma Supple Vitesse tires on the Cannondale with no problems. I think with a bit of care, I can still put fenders...
05-15-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 34,764
Posted By due ruote

I use one of those cargo nets with my Wald...

I use one of those cargo nets with my Wald basket. I removed the back set of hooks and zip-tied the net to the basket, so I just unhook the front and sides and fold it back over the handlebars when...
05-15-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,019
Posted By due ruote

I have one of these in drop bar form. Really a...

I have one of these in drop bar form. Really a fun bike. Unfortunately a PO swapped out the fork for a suspension model, but I found this Tange chrome one at an LBS. ...
05-15-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,288
Posted By due ruote

I really like the old tape. The new would be too...

I really like the old tape. The new would be too glossy for my taste, but I wonder if you could lightly buff it with a Scotchbrite pad to dull it slightly. Wrapping over the tape you have on there...
05-14-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By due ruote

Daily rider can mean a lot of things. I doubt it...

Daily rider can mean a lot of things. I doubt it means throw it on the rack at the commuter station in this case. And the existence of this thread suggests that he understands the significance of...
05-13-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By due ruote

+1 or just a cord long enough to go around your...

+1 or just a cord long enough to go around your neck and still reach a jersey pocket.
I tend to sweat when I ride so I wouldnít want it inside the jersey, and the harness looks uncomfortable. Ymmv.
05-11-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,061
Posted By due ruote

But with a larger ring, wouldnít each degree of...

But with a larger ring, wouldnít each degree of turn of the eccentric move the teeth farther?
05-10-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By due ruote

As long as you have the bridges, you can use...

As long as you have the bridges, you can use p-clamps. Just drill through the fender and bolt to the p-clamp, using an aluminum spacer as needed to keep things straight and tidy.
Odd that the fork...
05-10-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,061
Posted By due ruote

Your timing rings look pretty small. (Or is that...

Your timing rings look pretty small. (Or is that an illusion?) With bigger rings I believe you could take up more slack.
05-10-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,061
Posted By due ruote

Well done, grasshopper! Will the eccentric...

Well done, grasshopper!

Will the eccentric bb not take up that slack in the timing chain?
05-10-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,668
Posted By due ruote

Can you elaborate on Sno-seal? I have seen it...

Can you elaborate on Sno-seal? I have seen it recommended and have used it occasionally with no discernible ill effects.
05-09-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By due ruote

Perhaps there is more than one style. The ones I...

Perhaps there is more than one style. The ones I have look more or less like a housing ferrule, but thicker and with a bullet end.
The main point for the OP is presumably they are in there, so pay...
05-09-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By due ruote

In fairness, he does say it appeared to be a...

In fairness, he does say it appeared to be a pretty nice frame. Which sort of makes me wonder about the whole point of the exercise.
05-09-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By due ruote

Nice levers, some of my favorites. They require a...

Nice levers, some of my favorites. They require a small round-top housing end inside the lever. Hoods can be hard to find and are often goofy colored ones by Ame.
05-08-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By due ruote

Here is an old thread from the C&V forum with...

Here is an old thread from the C&V forum with lots of excellent fenders advice.
...
05-08-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,841
Posted By due ruote

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/

You should post those at the above link, with pictures.
05-08-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By due ruote

Very nice. Frejus frames are so tasteful. ...

Very nice. Frejus frames are so tasteful.

In in my experience that RD has a rather limited range, fwiw.
05-08-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,689
Posted By due ruote

Arenít the chainring teeth milled for one...

Arenít the chainring teeth milled for one direction only? No experience but that would be my concern. Maybe it could be shimmed out with very thin washers?
05-07-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,309
Posted By due ruote

Have you tried Noodles? I canít ride Cinelli bars...

Have you tried Noodles? I canít ride Cinelli bars anymore. I need a flat top and less drop. On Cinelli bars I canít comfortably reach the drops, and feel like I am sliding down/forward on the hoods,...
05-06-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,842
Posted By due ruote

I sort of see your point, but the difference is...

I sort of see your point, but the difference is likely in weight and increased wind resistance from a larger profile. Speaking for myself, the first factor isnít big enough to trump the ride quality...
05-06-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By due ruote

I'm sure it's a cool old bike. Steel frame?...

I'm sure it's a cool old bike. Steel frame? Probably would be a blast for local rides, depending on where you live.

I don't think it would be a good use of funds to upgrade it. There aren't many...
05-06-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,190
Posted By due ruote

Thatís the one I copied. It works pretty well. I...

Thatís the one I copied. It works pretty well. I use a dial indicator for the feeler.
Also made made a simple dishing tool from scrap wood. I put a t-nut in the center and threaded a longish bolt...
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