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10-11-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By danmyersmn

The stop screw on the rear derailleur is the...

The stop screw on the rear derailleur is the better mousetrap spoke protector.
09-15-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,285
Posted By danmyersmn

You are probably going to want to stick with...

You are probably going to want to stick with Shimano shifters. I say this specifically because they have great compatibility reference sheets you can use. Whatever group you end up buying if it is...
09-15-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By danmyersmn

You could give this a try: ...

You could give this a try:
https://pacenticycledesign.com/collections/accessories/products/tubeless-valves-pair-50mm-alloy
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,983
Posted By danmyersmn

yea itís been done lots of times. depending on...

yea itís been done lots of times. depending on how old that old steel frame is cold setting the rear triangle may be required.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By danmyersmn

You could consider one of these: ...

You could consider one of these:
https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/tubeless/products/tubeless-insert-kit

or:
https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/tubeless/products/tubeless-co2-blaster

if...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By danmyersmn

I have not used a BOB because I found a TWBent...

I have not used a BOB because I found a TWBent when going through a similar thought process a few years ago. It is a Taiwan clone of the BOB and works great. I pulled it behind a Space Horse for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By danmyersmn

Iím no help here but after I read through your...

Iím no help here but after I read through your first paragraph my thought was to buy the cheapest one you can.

I thought that because I fear we will read your next upcoming post about hire it was...
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By danmyersmn

Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,425
Posted By danmyersmn

Specialized Diverge

Specialized Diverge
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,425
Posted By danmyersmn

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I...

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I purchased a gravel bike and built 2 sets of wheels. I used the same hubs, cassettes and rotors on both sets so that I could swap from one set to another with...
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By danmyersmn

Jersey value ask

I have had these in my drawer for a few years and never bothered looking at what value they might hold. Any thoughts?...
09-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By danmyersmn

I did this exact same thing. I sold 3 bikes to...

I did this exact same thing. I sold 3 bikes to fund one bike. I built two sets of wheels with the same hubs, rotors, and cassette. This makes the swap super easy.
...
09-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,875
Posted By danmyersmn

650bx47 and it works excellent.

650bx47 and it works excellent.
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By danmyersmn

Puch is under appreciated. I think it is a...

Puch is under appreciated. I think it is a combination of the name and color ways donít mAke you see sparkles.
05-20-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

thank you for the knowledge.

thank you for the knowledge.
05-20-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

When I look at this page:...

When I look at this page: https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1981_1990/1985Ltwt31.html

and I compare the Travler to the World Sport the one thing I noticed was the chain rest is...
05-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

it is pretty neat to see how close to the...

it is pretty neat to see how close to the original that css a n be found. So maybe itís the next model down from the travler?
05-20-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

Excuse my ignorance but is their a difference in...

Excuse my ignorance but is their a difference in models or labels? I had always though bike's designed like this are Mixte? What would make a Sport vs Mixte?
05-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

awesome thank you. I looked and the holes above...

awesome thank you. I looked and the holes above the vent hole are threaded. Your knowledge is deep and appreciated!
05-20-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

I may be reading this wrong so here is some more...

I may be reading this wrong so here is some more information. Both cable stops on the down tube are the same distance away from the head tube. They are also symmetrically placed on the top tube. ...
05-20-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

I can make out the serial number with a...

I can make out the serial number with a magnifying glass. It is either SI402372 or SL402372. The cable stops are latterly aligned and do match the others.

the rear brake bridge does not have a...
05-20-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

It looks like the seatpost is 26.4 from my...

It looks like the seatpost is 26.4 from my further inspections. Any thoughts?
05-19-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

Sorry. I have no idea why they are rotated ...

Sorry. I have no idea why they are rotated

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/c224a237_bea0_487d_90a4_7399bf899bc0_545ee623ba56917a5fae3880a6eefc0a3e627914.jpeg...
05-19-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By danmyersmn

Unknown Mixte identity please

No logos or head badge since it has been powder coated. The serial number is not readable because of the coating. The fork steere tube is stamped Tange 4. The best I can tell is the seatpost is 26mm....
05-07-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By danmyersmn

Is this a frame you cold set and you need to...

Is this a frame you cold set and you need to align the derailleur hanger after?
04-11-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By danmyersmn

I have been running them at 60/65 But letís do...

I have been running them at 60/65 But letís do this. It will be a cheap trial to swap out a set of 700x38 specialized pathfinder. If I set them up tubeless what would be a good psi to start with? Iím...
04-11-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By danmyersmn

Want to go tube? I have a pair of these. ...

Want to go tube? I have a pair of these.


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I...
04-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,592
Posted By danmyersmn

I am wondering if you will have any long term...

I am wondering if you will have any long term effect of running it with the rear zerts removed?
04-11-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,266
Posted By danmyersmn

I use this as well.

I use this as well.
04-11-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By danmyersmn

I have 700x33 challenge gravel grinders on it...

I have 700x33 challenge gravel grinders on it because I swapped them on some time ago and need to find new tires. If I go to 650x47 it would probably be around 35/30psi to start. I ride 640x47 at...
04-11-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By danmyersmn

thanks for the feedback. It looks like the bar...

thanks for the feedback. It looks like the bar you mention is very much like the soma sparrow. I have one So I may be able to talk her into it. Currently she is not agreeing to switch to the flat...
04-11-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By danmyersmn

Thanks for all the info. I was thinking flatbar...

Thanks for all the info. I was thinking flatbar vs drops because of the difference in hand positions between the flatbar and on the hoods. When I remembered she always rides on the top flat part of...
04-09-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By danmyersmn

Parts swapping on a Diverge to better fit its use?

My wife rides a Specialized Diverge. Over the last few years she has never really taken to the drops. We installed the inline brake levers on the top of the drops and that is where she rides almost...
03-13-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By danmyersmn

I like the color!

I like the color!
03-13-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By danmyersmn

More ...

More

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03-13-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By danmyersmn

Skipping events so I did a one man event

I had been training for a 1/2 marathon next week that was canceled and a century ride two weeks later that I have now decided to skip if it isnít canceled. When I received notification of the 1/2...
02-25-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,693
Posted By danmyersmn

this is what I do. Punctures are the major cause...

this is what I do. Punctures are the major cause of most of my recent flats. Since I switched to continental tubes with removable cores and 1oz of orange seal in the tube that has vanished.
02-14-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By danmyersmn

It looks like you are correct. My mistake...

It looks like you are correct. My mistake reading the document posted above. I think I may have one of these in a box in my shop. Good to know that it can be used as a triple.
02-14-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By danmyersmn

The 6500 is a double shifter. You need a 6503 for...

The 6500 is a double shifter. You need a 6503 for a triple. The third position you feel on the 6500 is the trim adjustment. Look at the link provided and about 1/2 way down on the operation column.
02-14-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By danmyersmn

If your not stuck with Ultegra the marketplace...

If your not stuck with Ultegra the marketplace here as a nice Shimano 105 triple setup for $150. You would get everything needed in one nice package and you could sell off your current entire...
02-09-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By danmyersmn

I was thinking new fork to convert it from being...

I was thinking new fork to convert it from being a funny bike. The vertical rear drop outs donít support that I donít believe.
02-07-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,753
Posted By danmyersmn

If you would be willing to drive a bit this one...

If you would be willing to drive a bit this one has lingered for a while. I think itís perfect size for you.
Prelude...
02-07-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By danmyersmn

[QUOTE=wesmamyke;21318267]Sunrace SL-M96 come in...

[QUOTE=wesmamyke;21318267]Sunrace SL-M96 come in 8 spd index. Watch out for the front ones though, they come in both friction and mountain triple index.[/QUO
Will the 8 spd MTB Index rear pull the...
02-07-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By danmyersmn

This would be a road bike without brakes. So...

This would be a road bike without brakes. So something more vintage looking like the thumbs instead of the Claris flat at click shifters. I know Sunrace makes a set of thumbed for this application...
02-06-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By danmyersmn

Thumb shifters for 2x8

I was hoping to get some feedback on thumb shifter options. Does anyone know if the Sunrace falcon or slm-10 shifters will pull enough cable for a 8 speed cassette?

any other cheap options? I...
02-01-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,222
Posted By danmyersmn

Pm sent

Pm sent
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By danmyersmn

winner! the photo is a bit hard to see but...

winner!

the photo is a bit hard to see but with my magnifying glass I can clearly see 03 80 and Made In France.

i believe the pedals to be original. Everything else points to parts that align...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By danmyersmn

thanks for that! I think the post will be too...

thanks for that! I think the post will be too short for me and Iíll have to find another option.

i didnít find any date codes on the bars or brakes. The derailleur was another dead end. I was able...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By danmyersmn

perfect Iíll check those spots today. I measured...

perfect Iíll check those spots today. I measured the seat post and itís 26. If I remember previous posts I have read all Reynolds tubes would be 27.2?

is this a French or likely original post?
...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By danmyersmn

I think I already knew that since I didnít see...

I think I already knew that since I didnít see anything special about the parts and itís in rough shape. I probably will pack the bearings for the fork and crank and stick it in the attic for now.
...
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