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06-03-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,866
Posted By stykthyn

83 ph11. Dura ace 7900 dt shifters, 7800 rear...

83 ph11. Dura ace 7900 dt shifters, 7800 rear mech, cassette, and chain. Topped it all off with stone fresh fizik classic touch. ...
05-30-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

I am staring at a modern 2015 crank and my spare...

I am staring at a modern 2015 crank and my spare stronglite. Side by side. Consensus is the 6spd rings are too widely spaced to accommodate a 9/10/11 speed chain. Aside from tooth count which has...
05-30-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

That's shockingly simple. Thanks!

That's shockingly simple. Thanks!
05-29-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

I'm a hugely visual person. Can you give me a...

I'm a hugely visual person. Can you give me a picture?
05-28-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

I'll be keeping the slj up front. It seems to...

I'll be keeping the slj up front. It seems to have plenty of range. This bike is a tank. It's a pleasure to ride for about 45 minutes. Im completely spoiled with the modern amenities we take for...
05-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

if a ring swap is out there im game. This...

if a ring swap is out there im game. This project started with spare parts in my workshop and has completely escalated. What I really want is to keep the vintage vibe and still run a modern compact...
05-28-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,335
Posted By stykthyn

What's the benefit of a 3rd pulley?

What's the benefit of a 3rd pulley?
05-28-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By stykthyn

Nervar/Stronglight chainrings and 10 speed chains

Ive been scouring the site and I can't find a definitive answer. I have a Peugeot with a nervar crank. Uses the same damn 122bcd as stronglite. No aftermarket rings in this size. Has anyone on a...
05-28-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,554
Posted By stykthyn

Get the cannondale. Carbon bars, 25mm tires, and...

Get the cannondale. Carbon bars, 25mm tires, and a SAVE seatpost go a LONG way towards correcting thier bad manners. Pick up a lightly used tiagra or 105 set and enjoy the benefits of 10spd...
05-26-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By stykthyn

could you use these to convert older shimano 6/7...

could you use these to convert older shimano 6/7 speed shifters to 10 speed?
05-26-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By stykthyn

agreed. I don't think any side pull brake could...

agreed. I don't think any side pull brake could compare to modern dual pivot calipers.
I may snag them to hold onto for a build down the v road.
05-26-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By stykthyn

indeed. That seems ingenious.

indeed. That seems ingenious.
05-26-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By stykthyn

7100 dura ace brakes

I found a set at a local co-op and im tempted to pick them up. Just the calipers no levers. Is there a performance difference with these vs mafac or weinmann?
05-26-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By stykthyn

My 1980 pkn10 has a French bb. My 83 ph11 has...

My 1980 pkn10 has a French bb. My 83 ph11 has English threads.
05-25-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 571,381
Posted By stykthyn

In need of a pair shimano shifter boss covers...

In need of a pair shimano shifter boss covers that are curved like the one below...
05-25-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By stykthyn

Interested in the 7900 cranks/ shifters but im...

Interested in the 7900 cranks/ shifters but im currently out of anything of value to trade.
05-25-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By stykthyn

PM sent

PM sent
05-25-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By stykthyn

Got it sorted. Had an old set of 105 shifters...

Got it sorted. Had an old set of 105 shifters lying around I had forgotten about. The shimano m5 bolt is incompatible. Random bolt from the junk bucket is the correct length and size. When the new...
05-25-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By stykthyn

i had a 79. Everything was French down to the bb...

i had a 79. Everything was French down to the bb and rear drop out was 126.
05-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By stykthyn

Will shimano dt shifters fit on simplex bosses?

I have an 83 ph11 and I want to put a modern drive train on it. Ran into issues with the helicomatic hubs so put a set of shimano wheels with a 7 speed cassette. This set up works pretty well with...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,559
Posted By stykthyn

Im super keen to make it a 1 day trip. Will be a...

Im super keen to make it a 1 day trip. Will be a long day in the saddle but my partner is very much against this. We both ride at the same pace and im confident we could finish in 12 hours or less...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,559
Posted By stykthyn

Race bike or 80s steel frame for 2 day event?

This will be my longest ride to date. Roughly 200 miles. I have an option to ride it in one day or break it up into 2. I normally ride centuries on my race bike but it has no provisions for racks...
08-17-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By stykthyn

If paint is good it's in the ballpark.

If paint is good it's in the ballpark.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,540
Posted By stykthyn

What's wrong with the bike that you want to...

What's wrong with the bike that you want to change it? If anything I'd go 2x10. The jump to 11spd isn't going to gain you anything.
Forum: For Sale
03-28-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 147,575
Posted By stykthyn

130mm system six stem

Too long for me, anyone have a carbon stem in 90 or 100mm?https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x738/20190319_200243_803eed0a545be22e03331984ddc7dc19ee0efe15.jpgko
01-25-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 571,381
Posted By stykthyn

Searching for a 44cm set of drop bars with a 25mm...

Searching for a 44cm set of drop bars with a 25mm clamp diameter
01-23-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 167,343
Posted By stykthyn

correct. 1979 model. Found it abandoned. Talked...

correct. 1979 model. Found it abandoned. Talked to the owner of the property and he said of it was still there in 2 weeks i could have it. Needless to say it never moved. I was going to flip it but...
01-23-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 167,343
Posted By stykthyn

Loving everything in this thread. Here's my...

Loving everything in this thread. Here's my peugeot competition model that's hopefully going to fill this slot and take over commuting duty. Going to stick with dt shifters, maybe bar ends in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,668
Posted By stykthyn

agreed. I had a set of rims that mounting a...

agreed. I had a set of rims that mounting a folding bead much less a wired or tubeless tire was an act of God. Once my current grand prix's have run thier course i truly look forward to trying these...
01-23-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,008
Posted By stykthyn

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Necro bump. Put some new to me wheels on and it rides even better. In...
01-23-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By stykthyn

thanks! Here's a pic of when i first got it. ...

thanks! Here's a pic of when i first got it. She's definitely come a long way....
01-23-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By stykthyn

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Forum: For Sale
01-08-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,070
Posted By stykthyn

Price?

Price?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,668
Posted By stykthyn

this is still up. Can get a set of 24mm tires...

this is still up. Can get a set of 24mm tires for 107usd. Im tempted to get these through paypal so if it less than honest i can get my money back.
12-31-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 571,381
Posted By stykthyn

i am in gaineville fl

i am in gaineville fl
12-31-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 571,381
Posted By stykthyn

a loaner would work. Isn't one locally. Just...

a loaner would work. Isn't one locally. Just need to get these cranks off to be re-tapped. I could paypal you a deposit or money for your time/ effort.
12-31-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 571,381
Posted By stykthyn

Iso stronglight crank puller

Need a puller for a model 63 super competiton crankset. Desperate to get this project finished.
12-07-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

I have a matching x9 front mech and shifter. Was...

I have a matching x9 front mech and shifter. Was momentarily enthralled with the idea of a 3x10 set up, but realistically when im on the trails i may only use 13-15 of them. In must say though,...
12-06-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

it was an altus derailleur. Worked fine with the...

it was an altus derailleur. Worked fine with the 8 speed chain. Was super finicky with the thinner 10 speed chain
12-05-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By stykthyn

I absolutely LOVE the 5800 set up on my bike....

I absolutely LOVE the 5800 set up on my bike. That being said unless you have 11speed compatible hubs i would stick with 10 speed. Most builds i do for casual weekend use or century rides i prefer to...
12-05-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

Welp did it work? Kind of. I could get 2 of the...

Welp did it work? Kind of. I could get 2 of the rings to shift fairly well. Trying to get all 3 without significant rubbing through its useable ranges just wasn't going to work. Was worth a shot.
12-01-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

I'll probably end up going with the sram front....

I'll probably end up going with the sram front. It's a double and I'll lose the big ring up front, but I'm rarely in it since this is a mtb. Just like the option for the instances I'm on the road...
12-01-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

i have 90% of everything i need. Just don't like...

i have 90% of everything i need. Just don't like breaking compact chains so I'm trying to get this in one take so to speak.
12-01-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

Mucked that up didn't I. Lol. I have an altus...

Mucked that up didn't I. Lol. I have an altus triple front on the bike currently. Picked up a sram x9 group set and would really like to keep the triple front. Not sure if it will keep the chain...
11-30-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By stykthyn

8 speed Shimano front with SRAM 10 rear

Before everyone says no you shouldn't do this, is there anyone that has tried this with real world results?
11-18-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,172
Posted By stykthyn

i was really wanting the HD holographic purple,...

i was really wanting the HD holographic purple, but man that stuff is well into disposable income territory
11-14-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,673
Posted By stykthyn

Overhauling vintage bikes i almost always use a...

Overhauling vintage bikes i almost always use a sis derailleur. Coupled with a new chain i can usually achieve a silky smooth shift transition once everything is dialed in. The only exception i...
11-09-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By stykthyn

83-84. It has those weird wingnuts that are a...

83-84. It has those weird wingnuts that are a really small size.
11-09-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By stykthyn

what cable stops did you use on the downtube? My...

what cable stops did you use on the downtube? My peugeot has abnormally small bosses
11-08-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,770
Posted By stykthyn

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