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06-13-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By Brown Bear

Problem solved. Thanks fellows for your input....

Problem solved. Thanks fellows for your input. I've got index shifters but the issue was simple cable stretch. I turned the rear barrel adjuster about a full turn and that amount was enough to keep...
06-11-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By Brown Bear

Hmm, I did a little research and found that the...

Hmm, I did a little research and found that the Shimano SG (super glide) middle chainring is intentionally designed with short teeth at specific intervals to aid in shifting with index shifters. My...
06-11-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By Brown Bear

Hey there, Fast Jake. Thanks for the reply. ...

Hey there, Fast Jake. Thanks for the reply. Sorry about not being clear, but it's the rear cog (7). However, when I inspected the middle front chainring (3 up front) after I posted last night, I...
06-10-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By Brown Bear

1990 Raleigh Heat Mt. Bike shifting problem

Hello fellow cyclists,

I've got a Raleigh Heat bike (just like in the attached link) with all Shimano Deore LX components. I just cleaned my chain thoroughly and used White Lightning dry lube...
03-15-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,843
Posted By Brown Bear

It's Done!

Hi Yimmie,

Wow, that was too easy. My time is now set so that we all can save more energy -- supposedly. Now, if only the government would give those who ride bicycles to work a tax credit, you...
03-15-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,843
Posted By Brown Bear

Cateye Micro Wireless CC-MC 100W [Time Set]

Hello Fellow Cyclists,

I've serched the forums (and the Cateye tech support website) but can't find "clear" instructions on how to set the correct time for my computer (model listed in the thread...
12-18-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Brown Bear

My Past Bad eBay Experience

Hi Jgedwa,

I too had a problem with an eBay seller who misrepresented a camera I had won. He listed it as new in the box, and it arrived obviously used in a ziplock bag with no manual. He had...
12-03-06, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By Brown Bear

You gentlemen are correct!

Hello Fellows,

Exactly correct! The large chainwheel/cog combo has been my method for years for sizing chains. I just got lazy and didn't bother to check the chain length. I ended up ditching...
12-02-06, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By Brown Bear

Mystery Solved!

Hello,

Oops, no wonder my dérailleur cage was under a load. I was using the wrong chain! It was too short. I disassembled the bike last January and threw the chain in with a bunch of other old...
12-01-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By Brown Bear

Thanks, Anthony, for the reply!

Hi Anthony,

Thanks for the idea of switching the holes in the lower body tension cap (part 812/A in the diagram). As you can see in my post, giving the cage one 360 degree spin counterclockwise,...
12-01-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Brown Bear

Jockey Wheels are Good To Go

Thanks, Bassplayinbiker, for your thoughts. The jockey wheels spin freely, and, yes, I did use locktite, to assemble the cage together, but the issue is the spring tension on the cage. The spring...
12-01-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Brown Bear

'72 Campy Nuovo Record Dérailleur Rebuild Question

Hello Fellow Bikers,

I just took apart and cleaned my '72 Campy Nuovo Record dérailleur, but am not sure how much tension the jockey pully cage needs. I gave the cage one spin, and it's pretty...
12-01-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,991
Posted By Brown Bear

'72 Campy Nuovo Record Dérailleur Rebuild Question

Hello Fellow Bikers,

I just took apart and cleaned my '72 Campy Nuovo Record dérailleur, but am not sure how much tension the jockey pully cage needs. I gave the cage one spin, and it's pretty...
11-30-06, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,960
Posted By Brown Bear

Excellent Suggestion about King Cage! Got my Brooks On Order Too.

Hello,

Thanks for the excellent suggestions about the cage. I've got braze-ons for the bottle cage on the slant tube. Looks like the King cage could be the perfect "retro" cage.

Thanks,...
11-28-06, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By Brown Bear

Try this for polishing aluminum parts

Hello,

I just finished doing what Ray Dobbins has kindly explained on his beautiful website here: http://www.raydobbins.com/polishing/ . All of my Campy Nuovo Record parts on my '75 Ron Cooper...
11-28-06, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,960
Posted By Brown Bear

Appropriate Bottle Cage for 70's Road Bike

Hello Fellow Bikers,

Thanks to all of you who replied to my questions about Nuovo vs. Super Record brakes. I've learned a lot. I'm in the process of restoring my '75 Ron Cooper and only need the...
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