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04-29-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,207
Views: 1,254,353
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I snapped this one up very cheaply. The bottom...

I snapped this one up very cheaply. The bottom bracket took a hit and flattened the brazed-on cable guides. Then the cables rusted in the restricted space and that was that for it's use. The pedals...
04-17-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

[QUOTE=merziac;22473414]Very nice, my size too....

[QUOTE=merziac;22473414]Very nice, my size too. ;)

Why, Schwinn of course. There wasn't much on those that weren't stamped indelibly "Schwinn". They were quite jealous of their brand and had the...
04-17-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Lovely bike

Lovely bike
03-06-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,543,624
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Marin pine mountain

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I have a old Cinelli saddle, some partial toe clips and some bar...
03-06-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

A repurposed Peugeot?

This was a UO frame so it's a tourist/frankenbike.
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03-06-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

That was going to be my only suggestion. I like...

That was going to be my only suggestion. I like the shifters to be easier to reach. The gearing looks good and I actually prefer an oval granny. I also like low-riders but I carry a lot of stuff....
02-14-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,494
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Not bad. A lot better than I expected. It sold...

Not bad. A lot better than I expected. It sold almost immediately though so other than a shakedown cruise I didn't ride it long.
02-14-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,510,748
Posted By Cycle Tourist

This literally was saved from the trash pile....

This literally was saved from the trash pile. It's high tensile steel and absolutely nothing special but it's no longer headed to oblivion and someone will get some use out of it. It's got decent...
02-06-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,494
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Not a Professional

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This was a freebie frame that I finished off with odd bits and...
01-30-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,846
Posted By Cycle Tourist

My first.

It was shot and needed it but I've only done it when there was absolutely no other way....
01-09-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 532,443
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Univega gran premio

Just finished a rebuild of a bike that sat in an airplane hanger.
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01-08-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

59cm and stand over is 35" That's with 27"...

59cm and stand over is 35" That's with 27" wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 145,639
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Club Fuji

I haven't done any research yet but here is today's acquisition.
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12-19-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Cost conscious buyers may want to consider...

Cost conscious buyers may want to consider straight gauge stainless spokes. It's not that expensive and having a wheel built carefully and with pride is more important than having butted spokes.
12-17-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By Cycle Tourist

My two cents: New spokes look awfully nice,...

My two cents: New spokes look awfully nice, double butted or not and the confidence you'd gain in rebuilding a wheel is immeasurable.
For a easy fix, If they clean up with no rust then your done....
12-15-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,117
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Smart lad. Frankly I'd add even more spokes since...

Smart lad. Frankly I'd add even more spokes since you're getting a new one but 36 is fine.
I'd echo the comment about finding a good old classic and make the modifications you need or want. As one...
12-08-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I echo the sentiments expressed by others. Your...

I echo the sentiments expressed by others. Your kindness is exemplary. Bikes are still solving the transportation problems of people that are short on money.
Years ago when the clutch went out on...
12-08-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 34,942
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Pine Mountain '93

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Bought on cl for$100. It's faded and we'll used but I like...
12-06-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,543,624
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Marin Pine Mountain

I just brought this home. The crank doesn't look original. The rear rim brake surface is pretty worn and the paint is pretty bad but it seems sound and newly lubed so with a few adjustments I'll give...
11-28-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Love the description. I agree with everything you...

Love the description. I agree with everything you said and I feel some benefit using oval rings on the big ring especially when trying to power the flats for speed. My granny is usually a 24t or 23t...
11-27-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Try an empty plastic soft drink bottle with the...

Try an empty plastic soft drink bottle with the top cut off. The 1 liter size.
11-27-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Same here. The big ring wasn't so bad but the...

Same here. The big ring wasn't so bad but the granny was impossible to spin.
10-04-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

​​​​​​ It's good for a folding tire but I cut off...

​​​​​​ It's good for a folding tire but I cut off the top of a plastic ginger ale bottle.to give it form. It takes care of any disfunction.😏
09-29-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Thanks. The tire/tube pack was made by...

Thanks. The tire/tube pack was made by Cannondale. I got it some 40yrs ago from a catalog. Can't remember which one....
09-27-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Miyata 610

Got a nice Miyata 610 from cl. Lots of non-original parts but they work nicely: Wolber Super Champion rims, Huret dunopar rd, half step plus granny Sugino, Cyclone fd, Suntour aero levers and Simplex...
08-15-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

[QUOTE=Cycle Tourist;22183171]All done I think. ...

[QUOTE=Cycle Tourist;22183171]All done I think.

I changed the water bottle cage mount using the original cable stop/reflector holder. It lowers the bottle and since the cable release is built into...
08-13-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Finally finished the rebuild

All done I think.
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08-01-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

[QUOTE=rgvg;22166124]Oooh. Me too. As bought....

[QUOTE=rgvg;22166124]Oooh. Me too. As bought. Will probably get a triple on there and I'm not too sure about keeping the handlebars with that wrap. Is it rubber? Plastic? It doesn't seem like...
08-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I took mine off so I could add barends. I taped...

I took mine off so I could add barends. I taped it back on the tops and I'm adding brown wrap when it comes in. I changed the brakes to mafac but the levers stayed. ...
07-31-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,974
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Just scored this off CL. As is ...

Just scored this off CL. As is
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07-26-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,145
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Yeah that's the important part although most any...

Yeah that's the important part although most any $25 bike is generally worth it. Checking on this site will give you a pretty good idea but the crazy good bargains generally require quick action. I'm...
07-26-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,145
Posted By Cycle Tourist

As you see it's a common problem particularly if...

As you see it's a common problem particularly if you had a yen that couldn't get scratched when you were younger. Now a $100 Klein or Cannondale st or a $25 Peugeot with aluminum wheels is just too...
Forum: Touring
07-18-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,504
Posted By Cycle Tourist

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07-13-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,445
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I responded to the op's original question. I...

I responded to the op's original question. I didn't know that reading every post was a prerequisite for responding.
07-12-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,445
Posted By Cycle Tourist

​​​​​​My friend you are lucky to as healthy as...

​​​​​​My friend you are lucky to as healthy as you sound. You were terribly underprepaird and didn't bring any essentials. When you felt bad, stop and rest. Stay nourished as well as hydrated. In...
Forum: Touring
07-12-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,504
Posted By Cycle Tourist

That stretch, (Big Sur to San Simeon), is...

That stretch, (Big Sur to San Simeon), is particularly nice. Flying into S.F. and cycling down to Santa Barbara and taking a train to wherever works nicely. Cycling through S.F. is childs play...
07-11-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,543,624
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Hope this qualifies. ...

Hope this qualifies.
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07-11-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 953,426
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Moto GJ

I just brought this home. CL find.
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05-27-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,367
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I'm happy to hear it's open. That's one of the...

I'm happy to hear it's open. That's one of the most memorable sections there is, to me. It makes me wonder if I can still manage a 10 day, to get to S.F. from S.D. Cheers!🎉💥
05-24-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,354
Posted By Cycle Tourist

A little sandpaper or a bit of toe in usually...

A little sandpaper or a bit of toe in usually stops the squeal. Clean the rims or even a little steel wool or fine sandpaper on 'em does wonders. Usually the squeal goes away after some use though....
04-28-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Royce Union has a certain cache so I'm a little...

Royce Union has a certain cache so I'm a little sad to see it go. I realize Peugeots have a following too. Sorry to be a wet blanket but the vintage look kinda got lost in the translation. All that...
04-28-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I was referring to adding a new adjustable mech....

I was referring to adding a new adjustable mech. to an old set of down tube clamp on levers. I'm a fan of barend shifters for touring bikes. Sometimes I forget that not everyone has a box of old...
04-26-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I Think there was probably no incentive to add an...

I Think there was probably no incentive to add an adjustable barrel to bikes being used with friction derailleurs. It looks to me like a properly sized barrel adjuster screw and nut would fit and...
04-25-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I don't think it was the titanium derailleur. The...

I don't think it was the titanium derailleur. The pivot bolt cap came with it. There awful easy to lose though.
04-24-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Finished and ready to go. I can't believe how...

Finished and ready to go. I can't believe how well that Huret works with the indexing levers.😁...
04-24-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,262
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Cannondale '85

Just finished rebuilding this one. Miraculously the Huret Dunapar works with Shimano indexing barends. I had planned to use a xt for the indexing but it wasn't needed....
04-20-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Nice ride!! I like the cyclone derailleur just...

Nice ride!! I like the cyclone derailleur just fine but I've been tempted to file the aluminum plate with the groove, flat allowing the cable to find its natural line. More than once I've erred by...
04-20-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Believe in miracles! The Huret double panagram...

Believe in miracles! The Huret double panagram shifts perfectly with the barends 8 speed clickers! It's only on the rack so far but if I can see it work this well on the rack, I have great hope I can...
04-19-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I decided on the long traditional stem. For one...

I decided on the long traditional stem. For one thing the gooseneck that angled up is still in China somewhere and I'm getting antsy to get going so, choice made. It's just as well, I've got an old...
04-10-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I echo the sentiments offered earlier. Those...

I echo the sentiments offered earlier. Those shifters almost always are fixable. Once the hardened gummy grease is removed and the ratchets are free to move everything works like new. Alternatively...
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