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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By IthaDan
Google old catalogs. Catalogues |...

Google old catalogs.

Catalogues | Specialized Archive | Retrobike (http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/v/Manufacturer+Archive/Specialized+Archive/Catalogues/)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-17, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By IthaDan
Sure... If you can tie a small enough knot to fit...

Sure... If you can tie a small enough knot to fit through the housing stops.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By IthaDan
It's not a thru axle it's a hollow axle with a...

It's not a thru axle it's a hollow axle with a bog standard quick release. He's just measuring the axle length, not the locknut spacing.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By IthaDan
They make a thin tube you can slip over an extant...

They make a thin tube you can slip over an extant cable so you can then push the old cable out with the new cable. It's like un-shrunk heat shrink tubing.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By IthaDan
Think about it this way- the dimension here is...

Think about it this way- the dimension here is dropout spacing/width. The locknuts touch the inside of the dropouts, the axle protrudes into the fork of the dropout.

In the hub end, this width is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-17, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By IthaDan
Sheldon Brown has a method I can't quite wrap my...

Sheldon Brown has a method I can't quite wrap my head around in his heroic repairs section:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/heroic-repairs.html
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-13-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By IthaDan
Grind the burr off the end of the chain pin. ...

Grind the burr off the end of the chain pin.

I'm somewhat surprised the pin is getting left behind, I would have though the grossly different thread pitches (very fine for t-handle, very coarse...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-09-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By IthaDan
Are you suggesting that cantilever brakes moved...

Are you suggesting that cantilever brakes moved the mounting posts... from where they were for u-brakes or roller cams?

Cantilever brakes are a LOT older than you are giving them credit for.
...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By IthaDan
Rule #2 dude...

Rule #2 dude (http://www.bikeforums.net/13666799-post1.html)

If you want to auction your bike off, pay ebay to do it for you.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-08-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By IthaDan
What bike do you have? A driveside picture would...

What bike do you have? A driveside picture would work fine.

Here's what I know:
* Shimano uses different cable pulls for mountain and road front derailleurs. This means you kind of have to use...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By IthaDan
That's a whole lot of fluffy details without...

That's a whole lot of fluffy details without covering the basics:

What size?
How old?
How much?
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 05-08-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By IthaDan
$$$$?

$$$$?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-03-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By IthaDan
The stem or the fork steerer? I think...

The stem or the fork steerer?

I think you're on the right track with the screws to be honest. You can't really file that much off the business end of a pop rivet before it gives up riveting and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-03-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By IthaDan
Moustache bars. Keep the shifters you've...

Moustache bars.

Keep the shifters you've got. Though it might be tricky to hit the cable release thumb button 'stache bars.

Edit:

Alternately, these should do it. You'd still have to...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By IthaDan
Go nuts: Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and...

Go nuts:

Manufacturer, Retailer, Survey and Consumer Feedback - Bike Forums (http://www.bikeforums.net/manufacturer-retailer-survey-consumer-feedback/)
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By IthaDan
Can you clip into your old pedals with the same...

Can you clip into your old pedals with the same shoes you're having trouble with on the DA pedals?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-03-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By IthaDan
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 113,044
Posted By IthaDan
Like 559 BSD mountain bike wheels? Or......

Like 559 BSD mountain bike wheels?

Or... something like 26" x 1 3/8" (590 BSD) three speed sized wheels?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-02-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By IthaDan
Wouldn't it be great if sellers didn't delete...

Wouldn't it be great if sellers didn't delete their asking prices after something sold?

OP: not trying to single you out. It's a fluid market, seems worth keeping as many data points as possible.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 113,044
Posted By IthaDan
Can't you just take the pedals apart and put a...

Can't you just take the pedals apart and put a new nut in? IIRC, the pedal body is sealed with silicone or RTV or something, but that's no biggie.

http://i.imgur.com/xVgXpTkm.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-02-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By IthaDan
http://i.imgur.com/9rh39AR.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/9rh39AR.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/GuqReIb.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By IthaDan
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By IthaDan
I've had DECENT luck with pitted hubs by either...

I've had DECENT luck with pitted hubs by either adding or deleting a single ball (or removing the cage and using the same number of balls the cage called for) from the bearing assembly of the pitted...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By IthaDan
To add to this, the park dishing tool comes to a...

To add to this, the park dishing tool comes to a "V" that fits in the axle locating vee of their truing stands so you can touch the locknut with the dish tool to check dish without having to take the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-02-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 899
Posted By IthaDan
Seller- How much were you asking for it?

Seller- How much were you asking for it?
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