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11-10-07, 09:43 PM
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Posted By oglala_1927

I think Raleigh made one

I think Raleigh made one
05-15-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By oglala_1927

18 sp. MTB to 10 sp. Road bike

Is it feasible (doable) to take the deore F & R deraileurs off a MTB and istall them on a road bike? I also have the SIS shifters or friction stem shifters available. Has any one done this? Thanks,...
05-12-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By oglala_1927

Aluminum fenders

How do you clean oxidization spots off aluminum? I've tried mag/alum wheel cleaner but it does't get it all. Thanks Oh, these are Weinnman shorty aluminum fenders.
05-12-07, 07:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,288
Posted By oglala_1927

What works on aluminum? I have a pair of shorty...

What works on aluminum? I have a pair of shorty Weinnman fenders which need to be cleaned of corrosion spots. I have used mag/alum wheel polish but it does't get it all.
05-11-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By oglala_1927

The bike may have been used in competition as it...

The bike may have been used in competition as it has a shoulder sling fastened between the top bar and the seat tube. Knobby tires look good, the rear has a few chunks out of the tread, like rock or...
05-10-07, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By oglala_1927

Jamis MTB

Just picked up a Jamis Dakota at the thrift store. Anyone heard of a Jamis? If so, are they a decent bike? Deore SIS set up, rear brake under the chain stays. Thanks
05-08-07, 07:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,883
Posted By oglala_1927

A place to put your chain when you remove the...

A place to put your chain when you remove the rear wheel!!
04-12-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 367,833
Posted By oglala_1927

It seems to me that the mixte frames are a bit...

It seems to me that the mixte frames are a bit "close coupled" I just gave away a real clean Nishiki sport because I just couldn't get comfortable on it, and it steered to quick for me. I'm working...
04-09-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,933
Posted By oglala_1927

Again I ask--- anyone got a template for these...

Again I ask--- anyone got a template for these cut outs or just whack away on your own?
04-06-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,933
Posted By oglala_1927

Anyone got a template for the cut out?

Anyone got a template for the cut out?
04-03-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By oglala_1927

Thanks guys, checked the cage on the cyclone II...

Thanks guys, checked the cage on the cyclone II and it has GT stamped on it. Gonna use it !!!!!!
04-03-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By oglala_1927

Thanks guys for sticking with me in this thread....

Thanks guys for sticking with me in this thread. With the comments of all, checked the cyclone II R deraileur and found GT stamped on the cage, so it looks like it'll work with the schwinn wheels....
04-02-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By oglala_1927

Thanks Sheldon, I'm refurbishing a '75 Raleigh...

Thanks Sheldon, I'm refurbishing a '75 Raleigh Gran Prix mixte and have the wheels and deraileurs from a 70's Schwinn world sport. The rear deraileur is schwinn approved, inside it says :model 200GT....
04-02-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By oglala_1927

measure the width, (thickness) of the front chain...

measure the width, (thickness) of the front chain wheel, that should tell you what size chain you have or need!
04-02-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By oglala_1927

suntour deraileur

Does anyone know where I may find the spec's on a suntour cyclone II rear deraileur? I need to know if it can handle a 14t to 32t freewheel. I once saw a suntour deraileur spec sheet, but don't...
04-02-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By oglala_1927

Suntour Derailer spec's

I think I saw a paper giving all the spec's of all the Suntour derailers on a thread in this forum but can't find it. I would like to know if a cyclone II rear derailer will handle a 32t rear cog. I...
03-26-07, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,853
Posted By oglala_1927

The Raleigh Mixte I just picked up has a Troxel...

The Raleigh Mixte I just picked up has a Troxel saddle, really weathered but repairable, but don't bother eh?
03-23-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By oglala_1927

Taint fair to have a volunteer at these places...

Taint fair to have a volunteer at these places holding a bike for you! I may want it, but can't get it until you look it over later. First there should get it.
03-23-07, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By oglala_1927

You may be riding it like a motorcycle!!! Leaning...

You may be riding it like a motorcycle!!! Leaning it over to far! Most bicycle races are on flat ground or high banked velodromes, either way, the bottom of the tire is in contact with the surface.
03-23-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By oglala_1927

The '75s and '76s must have been quite alike! A...

The '75s and '76s must have been quite alike! A few years ago I rebuilt a mans GP completely, not restored. I know everything I put on it will fit this Mixte! I put about $250 upgrading the mans...
03-22-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By oglala_1927

Another Raleigh

Picked up a Raleigh Mixte today. Thanks to the headbadge web site the serial # identifies it as a 1975 built in Nottingham. A good summer project, not going to restore it but make it ridable. The...
02-17-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By oglala_1927

Practice,practice,practice! Make sure the tube...

Practice,practice,practice! Make sure the tube isn't in the way of the tire tool. put a little air in the tube , that helps keep the tube from lapping over the rim, and look to see if the tube is in...
02-11-07, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,061
Posted By oglala_1927

If you have a heliomatic hub, I have a 32 tooth...

If you have a heliomatic hub, I have a 32 tooth granny cog for it, and the wrench for the hub. If interested, email me at oglala@npgcable.com
02-08-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By oglala_1927

Thanks T-Mar, your info is what helped me decide...

Thanks T-Mar, your info is what helped me decide what I have! A pile of junk!! I would guess someone rebuilt the power system and sprayed any movable part with oil and rode it or stored in a dusty...
02-07-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By oglala_1927

I need some help here! After stripping the frame,...

I need some help here! After stripping the frame, I see the chain ring is stamped SHIMANO FF system. Does this mean the "400" deraileurs, shifters and the crank set have to be used together? I think...
01-30-07, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By oglala_1927

Nishiki step-thru (ladies type!)

Just picked up a Nishiki Model FFS Tourist, ser# KG 16034, in good shape. Needs lot of clean up. I bought it to part out. Shimano 400 RD, uniglide Front , stem shifters, oh, 3 dork disks!!!! old...
12-18-06, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,207
Posted By oglala_1927

Mixte is a frame style! not necessarily a womens...

Mixte is a frame style! not necessarily a womens bike. A womens bike has the top tube curved down into the seat tube. I also went to alloy wheels, aluminum crank set and upright handlebars on my...
12-15-06, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By oglala_1927

Didn't think so. Thanks Mike ! Have a Merry...

Didn't think so. Thanks Mike ! Have a Merry Christmas and may santa bring you lots of bikes next year!!!!
12-14-06, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By oglala_1927

Centurion

Saw a Centurion CLIC at St. vinnys. Needs lots of clean up . $25. Worth it?
12-14-06, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,505
Posted By oglala_1927

Some of the older rims didn't have bead grooves...

Some of the older rims didn't have bead grooves and tubeless rims no groove. Just a thought!!!
11-29-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By oglala_1927

Scott bicycle

1st post this forum! Saw a Scott that looks like a MTN type. Am I in the right forum? Thanks
11-05-06, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By oglala_1927

Rear deraileur adjustment

I have the cable installed and ready to start! a few questions,
1) what cog and chain ring does the chain belong on initialialy?
2) position of shift lever?
3) how much tension on the cable before...
11-03-06, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,331
Posted By oglala_1927

Mine is also grey with red bands, a P-770 model....

Mine is also grey with red bands, a P-770 model. First sold in Conneticut. Really a nice bike. I put 700X28 tires on it, semi moustache bars, used the areo brake levers and wrapped the bars in...
11-03-06, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By oglala_1927

Mike, you were right on! The ratchet drum was in...

Mike, you were right on! The ratchet drum was in backwards, turned it over, reassembled the shifter and rode it, everything worked as it should. Didn't even have to take the shifters off the stem....
11-03-06, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By oglala_1927

Thanks for all the info. It is a power shifter,...

Thanks for all the info.
It is a power shifter, long shifter thingys. It was pretty clean when I took it off a bike. so someone may have had it apart. It comes off this weekend and I'll see what it...
11-02-06, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By oglala_1927

The LBS said he tightened it as tight as he...

The LBS said he tightened it as tight as he could. I think it is only friction when going to the big cogs. The click stops are supposed to work when going back to the smaller cogs. Probably needs to...
11-02-06, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By oglala_1927

Suntour stem shifter

:o I switched from downtube shifters to a stem shifter on my Matsuri. Took it to my LBS for adjustment of the shifters. Bad news! Even though I sorta toyed around with shifter before installing it,...
10-30-06, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

:D Everything is cool! Changed a tire today. The...

:D Everything is cool! Changed a tire today. The rims are definately clinchers. The tire I took off was glued in several places and had tape on the side walls. Weird. I learned a lot from this...
10-28-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

I hope you get the cross section idea!!!

I hope you get the cross section idea!!!
10-28-06, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

l l \___/ Cross section.

l l
\___/ Cross section.
10-28-06, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

Why would a tubular be used in a rim that is not...

Why would a tubular be used in a rim that is not concave to fit the contour of the tubular tire? My rims look sorta like l l cross section. Gad zooks! I did expose about 3 inches of the...
10-28-06, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

After Oldyelers comment about base tape showing...

After Oldyelers comment about base tape showing and getting sorta hairy, I checked the tires again and lo and behold tape was showing just above the rim edge. Yikes said I and proceded to let the air...
10-26-06, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

:) Whew! I let the air out of a tire and to my...

:) Whew! I let the air out of a tire and to my good luck, it's a regular tire. I was pretty sure it was a regular tire after using the sight method, ie round or like an inverted u.Thanks guys!!:D
10-25-06, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By oglala_1927

Tires

:o How do I tell if I have tubulars on my rim? There is no identifacation on the existing tires. They are 700 x 20's, about the size of your thumb! and are holding air real good. I intend to replace...
10-25-06, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By oglala_1927

I just took off my drop bars and added period...

I just took off my drop bars and added period style moustache bars and used the aero brake levers set about 6" from center and wrapped them with handlebar tape. Braking takes place as if you were...
10-23-06, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By oglala_1927

The thin bolt heads are called "pan heads" you...

The thin bolt heads are called "pan heads" you can get stainless, metric at the hardware store! You may have to loosen the wheel to get any bolt in from that side. Good luck!
10-19-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By oglala_1927

Got it! Thanks guys.

Got it! Thanks guys.
10-18-06, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By oglala_1927

Aero brake levers

:) How are AERO levers attached? I have a set on a drop bar and want to take them off. I know I could just start unwrapping the tape and see what happens. Any advise would help a lot! thanks Frank
10-17-06, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By oglala_1927

Where did you get the Nitto flat moustache bars?...

Where did you get the Nitto flat moustache bars? I'm looking for bars for my Matsuri.
10-04-06, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By oglala_1927

SunTour BL to Shimano Deore Group

I have an 18 sp. Matsuri road bike with the suntour set up with friction shifters. I would like to switch it to Shimano Deore MTB set up. The road bike has very little wear, the Deore set up is from...
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