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Posted By rccardr

For that price I would expect a...

For that price I would expect a pretty-near-perfect and complete group with good or new correct brake hoods, brake pads, etc.
Ask for better pics of the condition of the BB and headset, as these are...
02-19-19, 11:05 PM
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Posted By rccardr

(shrugs shoulders) What can I say? It was free!

(shrugs shoulders)
What can I say? It was free!
02-19-19, 12:30 PM
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Posted By rccardr

There are also phone apps out there that work...

There are also phone apps out there that work reasonably well.
02-19-19, 12:16 PM
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Posted By rccardr

" Can you tell me more about the long cage mod to...

" Can you tell me more about the long cage mod to the DA7400 rear derailleur?"

Yes. It is a genetic mutant and a crime against humanity.
02-19-19, 12:00 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Your original plan to use 11 speed out back and...

Your original plan to use 11 speed out back and 10 speed triple up front is a good one. Everything will play together nicely, and there are 11 speed cassettes that fit on 10 speed freehubs...and if I...
02-19-19, 10:00 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Hey, I'll take the whole lot (less BB if sold). ...

Hey, I'll take the whole lot (less BB if sold). PM me with shipped price and I'll send funds.
Thanks
Doc
02-18-19, 11:16 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Think first about what you do when you get off...

Think first about what you do when you get off the bike. If you do a lot of walking around, then consider MTB style pedals and shoes. Most MTB style shoes have inset cleats that make it eays to...
02-18-19, 11:07 AM
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Posted By rccardr

OK, I'll look when I get home later this week. A...

OK, I'll look when I get home later this week. A new 115 sealed cartridge BB would work just as well, though.
02-18-19, 11:06 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Yes, you can swap them. Use the DS seals, nuts...

Yes, you can swap them. Use the DS seals, nuts and cone from the Ultegra hub, and the NDS seals, nuts and cone from the tricolor hub.
02-17-19, 11:42 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Pretty neat-O! BTW, Rustines hoods for SR...

Pretty neat-O!

BTW, Rustines hoods for SR brake levers fit 7400 non-aero levers perfectly; even come in black.
02-17-19, 11:35 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Is that a 116?

Is that a 116?
02-17-19, 12:21 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Is this the repainted repaint?

Is this the repainted repaint?
02-15-19, 10:42 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Yep, should be interesting. Just spent two weeks...

Yep, should be interesting. Just spent two weeks in Palm Springs- ya know, the desert?- and it was cool and damp the whole time. Rained almost four inches yesterday- you don't even want to see the...
02-15-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Why, yes. Yes, it is.

Why, yes. Yes, it is.
02-14-19, 11:51 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Assuming your signature is accurate, you have a...

Assuming your signature is accurate, you have a lot of very nice bikes. Take a deep breath and just enjoy them.

Takes a lot of practice to 'live in the moment'; five years into retirement, I feel...
02-12-19, 04:42 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Seller and I have messaged back and forth a few...

Seller and I have messaged back and forth a few times; he's not responded to a direct question about whether or not the fork is original. Based on his story about how he purchased the frame, it's...
02-11-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Correct. Use the outer 110 bcd mounts for the...

Correct. Use the outer 110 bcd mounts for the outer and inner rings and just leave the third ring sockets empty and out of the way.

Many if not most 89 Cannondale frames were 128, to accept either...
02-11-19, 06:43 PM
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Posted By rccardr

...or Deore 10 speed. With those exceptions (and...

...or Deore 10 speed. With those exceptions (and DA 740X) completely backwards compatible down to 6 speed SIS.
02-11-19, 06:39 PM
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Posted By rccardr

I wouldn't worry about using the specified...

I wouldn't worry about using the specified ferrule in that location. A step down ferrule should fit both the cable and the cable stop.
You can try using a correctly trimmed and squared gousing...
02-11-19, 06:37 PM
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Posted By rccardr

If that frame has horizontal dropouts, unscrew...

If that frame has horizontal dropouts, unscrew the adjusters and pull the axle baxk as far as it can go. Take the adjusters out completely if you have to.
That will give you a little more room...
02-10-19, 07:52 PM
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Posted By rccardr

...but not to me, and probably for the better. ...

...but not to me, and probably for the better.
We're out of town but I did a mental list of backlogged framesets and realized adding another would not be appropriate at this point in time.
02-10-19, 11:28 AM
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Posted By rccardr

The nice thing about Tricolor-all Shimano of that...

The nice thing about Tricolor-all Shimano of that era, actually- is that with the exception of DA 740X it is all pretty much interchangable. For example, my Merckx Century is set up with mostly...
02-10-19, 10:58 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Wow, that is super tempting, and my size. Is...

Wow, that is super tempting, and my size.
Is the head tube logo a decal or badge? If a decal, wonder if one could get a reproduction made....
02-09-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Was the rear wheel serviced at some point? If so,...

Was the rear wheel serviced at some point? If so, it is possible that the cones and end nuts got adjusted improperly.

So, in addition to the excellent advice already given, worth checking to...
02-08-19, 06:58 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Nah. HyperGlide has shaped teeth, some of which...

Nah. HyperGlide has shaped teeth, some of which are partially different thicknesses to assist in shifting.
Still used in Shimano cassettes today, widely copied.
UltraGlide is twisted tooth...
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