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12-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,012
Posted By mplsbiker

What is the BCD on that ring? I would gladly take...

What is the BCD on that ring? I would gladly take it.
12-03-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By mplsbiker

Update on the project (Crossposted in "Touring"):...

Update on the project (Crossposted in "Touring"):

So the Cannondale ST 600 is finally finished, for now (Is a bike ever really finished?)

So here is the final build:
Frame: 1991 Cannondale...
12-02-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,359
Posted By mplsbiker

Yeah on my wife's bike the Lemond logo is getting...

Yeah on my wife's bike the Lemond logo is getting some spots in some places... Its a beautiful logo, you have to be in person but the white has pearlescent look to it.
12-02-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,359
Posted By mplsbiker

A couple of LeMonds, although not C&V by most...

A couple of LeMonds, although not C&V by most standards...

Here is mine (2014 Greg LeMond Washoe):...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

The rims were made at a local bike shop in...

The rims were made at a local bike shop in Minneapolis called Northern Rose (Sadly like many LBSs they did not make it through 2020), the owner was a master wheel builder but these were a midrange...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

Yeah, I am 6' 4" and always somewhere between...

Yeah, I am 6' 4" and always somewhere between 200-210lbs, at my best, I was 185lbs and doing 100 miles a week average but then we had a kid and now I am working from home (No more commuting), etc......
Forum: Touring
12-01-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

Yeah, I was worried about aluminum while I was...

Yeah, I was worried about aluminum while I was building this bike up (being a all steel person with the exception of a carbon fatbike) and I really have to say I enjoy it a lot. The frame...
12-01-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,012
Posted By mplsbiker

So I am not a trolling expert, but it seems just...

So I am not a trolling expert, but it seems just based on this quote alone that there is still a lot out there for you to learn, or maybe you are just doing this for your own laughs. That is totally...
Forum: Touring
12-01-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

So the Cannondale ST 600 is finally finished, for...

So the Cannondale ST 600 is finally finished, for now (Is a bike ever really finished?)

So here is the final build:
Frame: 1991 Cannondale ST600
Fork: (Original) Tange 90 Cro-Mo
Handlebars:...
10-26-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By mplsbiker

I was wrong, its most likely an 1989, the 1990...

I was wrong, its most likely an 1989, the 1990 had cantilevers at that point
...
10-26-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By mplsbiker

I believe the Cannondale Touring bike is a 1990...

I believe the Cannondale Touring bike is a 1990 ST400, Lower end touring bike for Cannondale, but great by most companies standards...

...
Forum: Touring
10-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

pretty please?

pretty please?
Forum: Touring
10-06-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

And donít worry the search for proper Cannondale...

And donít worry the search for proper Cannondale Overland panniers will begin shortly
Forum: Touring
10-06-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

I am bias for anything Campy as well. The gearing...

I am bias for anything Campy as well. The gearing is slightly higher than ideal but itís now a franken-crank a TA Vento 46 and 39 and a Surgino 26 granny rings. The RD is not rally but Racing T,...
Forum: Touring
10-05-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

Old thread, but I just thought I would update it...

Old thread, but I just thought I would update it with where the bike is at today. Maybe 1 evening of work left and this beauty will be on the road. ...
10-05-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By mplsbiker

Just for fun I thought I would show some pictures...

Just for fun I thought I would show some pictures of how it is going. I have not taken many pictures during the build, but now that it is getting close to finished I am excited and taking pictures. ...
09-07-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,026
Posted By mplsbiker

no problem, they are one of best shifting...

no problem, they are one of best shifting friction derailleur I have used.
08-26-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,026
Posted By mplsbiker

Any Suntour GT would be great and if you can find...

Any Suntour GT would be great and if you can find one at a decent price sub40$ I would say hands down go with a Suntour GT-V Luxe.
08-11-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By mplsbiker

This would look beautiful with some used Record...

This would look beautiful with some used Record 11-speed stuff.
07-20-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By mplsbiker

Seat post diameter 1992 Cannondale ST 600?

I know I should have a caliper for this, but I donít, so I am going to ask a stupid question.

Doing a new Cannondale ST600 build and was wondering what size seat post that frame takes and what is...
Forum: Touring
06-24-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,043
Posted By mplsbiker

When Trek made this same, drivetrain, change to...

When Trek made this same, drivetrain, change to the new 520 there was a huge thread out where without expectation everyone said that going to Sora/Alivio was cheap move on their part and a money grab...
Forum: Touring
06-12-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

So can you tell me what the clearance for tires...

So can you tell me what the clearance for tires is on your ST1000, I am hoping I can fit 38s in there but have not tested. A 92' ST1000 and a 91' ST600 should basically be the same frame dimensions.
Forum: Touring
06-11-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

Thanks for the resources, the sad thing is, even...

Thanks for the resources, the sad thing is, even with the headset completely disassembled, I cannot find any markings other than "Tange". I guess I will have to buy a caliper so I can measure it,...
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

That is the bike, can I ask what you have...

That is the bike, can I ask what you have discovered as far as what size tires this frame has clearance for? Plus do you know anything about the headset, is it JIS or ISO?
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

djb So Yeah tire choice is one of my biggest...

djb So Yeah tire choice is one of my biggest considerations. I have not tested the frame for clearance yet, but I am hoping 38s without fenders will fit.

Its a balancing act with tires, since...
Forum: Touring
06-08-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,482
Posted By mplsbiker

1991 Cannondale ST600

I just recently picked up a Cannondale ST600 frame and fork. It was a semi-impulse buy but the price/size was right and I have been looking for a sport touring frame for awhile to replace my...
05-15-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By mplsbiker

They were actually made by National (aka...

They were actually made by National (aka Panasonic) I believe.

People do weird things to bike components or the shop does it and they don't know what has been changed from original over time. Here...
03-06-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,706
Posted By mplsbiker

I have run many 27" tires, for performance I...

I have run many 27" tires, for performance I would stay away from the puncture-resistant tires like the SuperSport, Gatorskin, or PTs. Look for Continental Ultra Sports (very cheap, same tread...
03-04-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By mplsbiker

I have a 8sp Campy Chorus setup and I am using a...

I have a 8sp Campy Chorus setup and I am using a clamp on (above the BB shell) guide. When I tried a Shimano clamp on guide with the shorter FD cable guide it shifted noticeably worse. If you can't...
10-02-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By mplsbiker

I would love to see some more pictures from...

I would love to see some more pictures from different angles before making an offer on the group.
01-01-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By mplsbiker

No iPhone.

No iPhone.
01-01-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By mplsbiker

I will try the 115 and the see if it is close...

I will try the 115 and the see if it is close enough, but I can always get a 111 relatively cheap. From what I have researched it looks like my Chorus Ergos and 8 - Speed Miche Cassette should work...
12-28-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By mplsbiker

Thanks, this is what I kind of figured... And no...

Thanks, this is what I kind of figured... And no worries about a shop selling me anything, this is my third all Campy bike ( + 1973 Paramount Nuovo Record, 2014 LeMond Washoe 11spd Chorus)... I...
12-28-18, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,928
Posted By mplsbiker

Campagnolo Racing T crankset compatibility question

My bike is currently setup with a Chorus 8 speed group set. 52/42 Crank, Chorus front derailleur, 14-28 Miche cassette, Chorus 8 speed rear derailleur, 8 speed Chorus Ergo levers. I just recently...
12-08-18, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By mplsbiker

I would be interested in the Crankset if you...

I would be interested in the Crankset if you decide to part it out.
10-22-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,366
Posted By mplsbiker

I was thinking a trade for you 63cm 88 frame!

I was thinking a trade for you 63cm 88 frame!
10-17-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,366
Posted By mplsbiker

lets chat, I have a 1973 Paramount that you might...

lets chat, I have a 1973 Paramount that you might love!
Forum: Touring
10-12-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,262
Posted By mplsbiker

So as a tall rider myself, 6í 4Ē 190lbs, I tour...

So as a tall rider myself, 6í 4Ē 190lbs, I tour on a 2016 Trek 520 Disc 63cm frame. Even when I have done my best to even out the load front to back and side to side I still experience a lot of frame...
Forum: Touring
10-04-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 2,478,310
Posted By mplsbiker

Couple of Treks, New and Old

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Forum: Great Lakes
09-10-18, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By mplsbiker

South Minneapolis Residents: Northrup Cycling Club

I am starting a small cycling club for people in the South Minneapolis area, specifically around the Northrup neighborhood:

This is a group to gather cyclists of all types in the Northrup...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-12-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,940
Posted By mplsbiker

Hey everyone! Minneapolis resident here.

Hey everyone! Minneapolis resident here.
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By mplsbiker

You could post it here??? I would be interested.

You could post it here??? I would be interested.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,245
Posted By mplsbiker

I am using the iSSi Flash pedal and have really...

I am using the iSSi Flash pedal and have really been enjoying it... I was a toeclip and straps holdout for years but I have to admit, I like this system better. SPD shoes are OK for walking but...
05-21-18, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,490
Posted By mplsbiker

Ah I missed that! I wish PX-10s were my thing,...

Ah I missed that! I wish PX-10s were my thing, that bike is beautiful and looks like the perfect size.
05-16-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,490
Posted By mplsbiker

What do you got?

What do you got?
05-11-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,490
Posted By mplsbiker

I will measure it this weekend, I am not sure...

I will measure it this weekend, I am not sure off-hand. Although I was looking for a complete bike trade.
05-08-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,490
Posted By mplsbiker

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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60cm 1973 Schwinn Paramount. All Campy Nuovo Record. Updated the cockpit with...
04-24-18, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,698
Posted By mplsbiker

My bike was fabricated by Zen Bicycle...

My bike was fabricated by Zen Bicycle Fabrication, do you know what happened with that team when the shop closed?
Forum: Commuting
11-07-17, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,646
Posted By mplsbiker

Northern Rose on 35th and Cedar. Eric is awesome.

Northern Rose on 35th and Cedar. Eric is awesome.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-17, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By mplsbiker

25.4 is most likely. 26.0 is common on European...

25.4 is most likely. 26.0 is common on European bikes esp. Italian bikes.


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