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08-01-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Jicafold

I suppose I should have mentioned that I checked...

I suppose I should have mentioned that I checked the overwhelmingly obvious source first. But I thought it would be obvious.
08-01-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Jicafold

? Yeah. I looked on Ebay initially as most...

? Yeah. I looked on Ebay initially as most people would. There are not any. That's why I followed up on here looking.

Anyhow, I didn't consider that XT or LX model covers may work. Thank you.
07-31-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Jicafold

Anybody have an XTR shifter cover?

Hello. I have a front left sided Shimano XTR MTB shifter. Model ST-M900. It has a broken cover as shown. Does anyone have one of these covers laying around for sale? Thank you.
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07-31-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Jicafold

Anybody have an XTR shifter cover?

Hello. I have a front left sided Shimano XTR MTB shifter. Model ST-M900. It has a broken cover as shown. Does anyone have one of these covers laying around for sale? Thank you.
...
05-29-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Jicafold

So I cleaned it up with a soapy toothbrush. Much...

So I cleaned it up with a soapy toothbrush. Much better. Clearly a threaded mount for something.
...
05-29-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Jicafold

That's a large assumption. Just because someone...

That's a large assumption. Just because someone owned something in the past doesn't mean they know anything about it. Ever watch "Antiques Roadshow"? He likely would not know. He didn't even know...
05-27-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Jicafold

What is this hole/mark on my Giant TCR?

So I have this 2006 Giant TCR Advanced carbon frame. Under the top tube there is a hole with a plug in it with surrounding discoloration. It is underneath the top tube about where the letter "N"...
04-10-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Jicafold

No T-Mar. It doesn't have those ridges in the...

No T-Mar. It doesn't have those ridges in the fork.

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04-04-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. The serial number is S7574E5 Seat...

Thank you.
The serial number is S7574E5
Seat post size is 27.2
04-03-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Jicafold

Bianchi Stelvio Questions

So I bought this Bianchi Stelvio. A few questions.

1. I don't see any online photos of one with chrome lugs...unless someone polished these. If so they did a good job. Did it come with chrome...
02-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Jicafold

Ahhh.....Andy you are a wiz. It is upside down. ...

Ahhh.....Andy you are a wiz. It is upside down. Thank you.
02-12-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Jicafold

I was thinking that may be true for the short...

I was thinking that may be true for the short cage and I have the long cage, but literature says it has 27 tooth capacity for short and long cage. I have a box of derailleurs. I'll try a different...
02-12-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Jicafold

Rear derailleur cage rubs on freewheel

So I am assembling this Specialized Sirrus. No original parts. 14 speed index shifting. The top of the rear derailleur cage will rub on the 2 largest sprockets when running in the lower gears. See...
12-26-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Jicafold

Removing Black Chrome Paint

So I picked up this 1987 Schwinn High Sierra frankenbike ride. Yes, there are many things wrong here. My question though is the frame under the smoke paint all chrome? Since it is already flaking,...
12-16-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Jicafold

It’s not my bike. A local seller on Craigslist. I...

It’s not my bike. A local seller on Craigslist. I tried to explain to him that it wasn’t right and there is no way it could function properly. Suggested he take it to a shop. Of course he denies that...
12-13-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Jicafold

I should have posted this photo also. Looks like...

I should have posted this photo also. Looks like the mounting claw is in the right spot.
...
12-13-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Jicafold

What is wrong with this rear derailleur?

Not my bike. Just a picture. I think either this derailleur body is stuck in the wrong position or the chain is too short. It is already on the smalIest sprocket and chainring. I don't see any way...
12-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. I will try to find out more as I can....

Thank you. I will try to find out more as I can. It was bought at the local swap meet and the seller claimed they were made for Schwinn. Another onlooker mentioned that they were part of the...
12-05-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. It did come with a set of the 64 bars...

Thank you. It did come with a set of the 64 bars as well. I guess what I am really asking is would you find it on anything else other than a Schwinn?
12-04-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Jicafold

Cinelli stem identification

So I picked up this Cinelli stem. It has the logo etched on the front. Is this specific for anything? I was told it was made for Schwinn. Thank you. ...
11-01-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Jicafold

The seat lug looks fine. No cracks. The same...

The seat lug looks fine. No cracks. The same color is inside the fork on the steering tube which leads me to think it is the original color, or it was an exact match. ...
10-31-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you for that info T-Mar. Here are some...

Thank you for that info T-Mar. Here are some other photos of the bottom bracket area. The dropouts say Campagnolo.
...
10-31-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you for that information. I'll have to...

Thank you for that information. I'll have to take a better photo of the chainstay / bottom bracket area today.
10-30-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Jicafold

Well, it can't be that year/model because both of...

Well, it can't be that year/model because both of the chainstays on mine are chrome, and there is a logo on the fork crown. That link only shows chrome on the drive side and there in no logo on the...
10-30-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Jicafold

What Pinarello did I buy?

So I bought this bike. It's metallic pink and it's a Pinarello. But there are no decals on it. Mostly Campy Record with a Sugino crankset. Both chainstays are chrome. The second set of bottle cage...
09-30-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Jicafold

I had sold this frame a long time ago. Thank you.

I had sold this frame a long time ago. Thank you.
08-08-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,019
Posted By Jicafold

I think I sold this like a year ago.

I think I sold this like a year ago.
04-19-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jicafold

I am unsure of those issues with Mavic. I was...

I am unsure of those issues with Mavic. I was referring to that they are no longer being produced as replacement parts. Any parts that are available would be leftovers already on hand.

I was also...
04-18-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jicafold

Apparently you cannot order these new from Mavic....

Apparently you cannot order these new from Mavic. I already have the special spoke wrench.
04-17-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Jicafold

What Mavic Spoke do I need and where?

I have a Mavic Kysirium SSC front wheel. It has a broken spoke. The spoke appears to measure 289mm - 290mm. But I do not see these for sale anywhere. Where can I get this? Thank you.
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03-23-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Jicafold

At the last bicycle swap meet the organizer said,...

At the last bicycle swap meet the organizer said, " The vintage bike crowd attracts a certain kind of as***le". How true that statement was.

Anyhow, It appears a quality frame. May have Campy,...
03-23-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By Jicafold

What is a Veloetruria?

For sale locally. I never heard of it.

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02-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jicafold

That's another question really. What excatly is...

That's another question really. What excatly is the difference between them that makes the Ultegra more expensive. I don't have 2 so I could weigh them.

.....about 1000. Sorry I couldn't help...
02-28-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jicafold

I know the number is there. It just has a bunch...

I know the number is there. It just has a bunch of glue, etc on it for some reason. Thank you.
02-28-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jicafold

Difference between ST-5510 and ST-6510?

How can you tell the difference between a Shimano Ultegra ST-6510 and Shimano 105 ST-5510 if there are no name plates and the part number is illegable? Is there another way to tell the difference?
02-25-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,107
Posted By Jicafold

Rather than an insole, you could consider bunion...

Rather than an insole, you could consider bunion splints or pads. It spreads the pressure over a larger area, particularly the donut-shaped ones.
02-22-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,826
Posted By Jicafold

Well, what else are you going to do during those...

Well, what else are you going to do during those 2 hours while you watch "The Bachelor" with your wife? That's free time. Just turn some wrenches in the living room while you spend time with her and...
02-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Jicafold

Ahhh...yes. That fits.

Ahhh...yes. That fits.
02-22-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Jicafold

It's in San Antonio. There is a link to the ad. I...

It's in San Antonio. There is a link to the ad. I highly suspect this was a repaint with new decals. He says he cannot read the serial number. Interesting note...there are braze-on fittings at the...
02-22-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Jicafold

Is this a real Bianchi?

I seriously doubt it. Looks like a less than tasteful repaint with new decals. Headtube decal is only white, not multicolored. Likely a Bianchi stem stuck on a generic frame. No, I'm not...
02-22-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,826
Posted By Jicafold

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have...

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have made decent money on every one. Sometimes it’s not about flipping the bike but rather the parts. Your parts may be worth more than the whole. You just...
02-21-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Jicafold

That seems like a good idea. I was thinking of...

That seems like a good idea. I was thinking of putting the low spot centered between 2 pieces of 2 x 4 on the ground and then using like a broomstick or something pressing outwards. But I don't...
02-21-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,183
Posted By Jicafold

I have always used the calculator on the Pro...

I have always used the calculator on the Pro Wheelbuilder site and it never did me wrong. Consider using that site. I follow lacing instructions on Sheldon Brown
...
02-21-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Jicafold

Removing rim hop other than with spoke tension

So I have this rear wheel with a vintage Ambrosio rim in a laced with 36 butted spokes to a Suntour hub. Came on a used bike I bought. I have built a few wheels and trued many sets...however, I hate...
02-21-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Jicafold

Yes. They are cross 1 in the front and cross 2...

Yes. They are cross 1 in the front and cross 2 in the rear.
02-20-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Jicafold

Excellent. Thank you.

Excellent. Thank you.
02-20-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Jicafold

Are these Phil Wood Hubs?

So I picked up a set of Campagnolo Record Crono tubular wheels. I'm not sure what hubs they have. They are cartridge bearing hubs with a 7 speed freewheel. Are these Phil hubs?
...
02-13-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Jicafold

So I drilled it out. I don't think that any kind...

So I drilled it out. I don't think that any kind of adhesive, epoxy would be strong enough to hold this on. JB Weld? I dunno. I'll need a skinny threaded rod to run through there and 2 nuts on the...
02-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. If I canít get this out Iíll have to...

Thank you. If I canít get this out Iíll have to drill it out.
02-12-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Jicafold

Yes, the Cannondale does use a threaded rod. I'm...

Yes, the Cannondale does use a threaded rod. I'm considering that as a repair for this one. Of course that may involve using a nut on the outer ends of the shifters. Even if I switch to brake/shift...
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