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01-28-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,239
Posted By johnlink

I'm glad to be rid of my 1R and happy with my 1A.

I'm glad to be rid of my 1R and happy with my 1A.
12-30-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

Please explain how you did that great touchup.

Please explain how you did that great touchup.
12-25-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

I blogged every day of the trip, which lasted...

I blogged every day of the trip, which lasted from May 28th through August 25th. You can find all my posts here:
https://johnlinkbikingadventures.blogspot.com
12-25-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

Correct. In 2019 I did a 4,500-mile 90-day solo...

Correct. In 2019 I did a 4,500-mile 90-day solo trip on my Ironman, carrying 18 to 20 pounds of gear depending upon the amount of snacks. The picture I posted in...
12-25-20, 11:52 AM
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Posted By johnlink

Did you also touch up the red?

Did you also touch up the red?
12-25-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

Here you go: Cinelli 1A stem Cinelli...

Here you go:

Cinelli 1A stem
Cinelli handlebar
Tange-Seiki Levin CDS headset

Dura Ace SP-7400 seat post to be replaced by a Cinelli Via Folli 250mm seat post...
12-24-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9,774
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Posted By johnlink

Thank you. My Ironman is an '89, manufactured in...

Thank you. My Ironman is an '89, manufactured in '88.
12-24-20, 09:36 AM
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Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

I imagine you could classify your paint jobs by...

I imagine you could classify your paint jobs by blood alcohol concentration.
12-24-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

My brother bought the Ironman in '89 but some...

My brother bought the Ironman in '89 but some website says it was built in '88. Is it considered an '89?
12-24-20, 05:24 AM
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Posted By johnlink

I would like to touch up the paint on my 1988...

I would like to touch up the paint on my 1988 Ironman. How might I match the white which has yellowed over years? How do I deal with the blue that is not uniform?
...
12-15-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,774
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Posted By johnlink

Found it! ...

Found it!

https://www.bikeforums.net/market-place/
12-15-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

Is there a marketplace sub-forum here or...

Is there a marketplace sub-forum here or elsewhere for Ironmans? Mine has developed a crack and other problems so I need to find a frame.
12-15-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By johnlink

Thanks for the info. The small additional setback...

Thanks for the info. The small additional setback is not a problem. This Cinelli seat post will beautifully match my Cinelli 1A stem.
12-15-20, 07:43 AM
12-15-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By johnlink

Seat posts: Shimano Dura Ace SP-7400 vs. Cinelli Via Folli

I love my Shimano Dura Ace SP-7400 seat post but I need something longer. How does the Cinelli Via Folli compare?

Here's a link to the Cinelli post: https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126299365
...
11-29-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By johnlink

That's the same thing I've always done, both with...

That's the same thing I've always done, both with my 7403 brakes and previously with my 7402 brakes, but now that I have centering screws on the 7403 brakes I'd like to be able to use them.
11-29-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By johnlink

Neither the front nor the rear bolt is seized but...

Neither the front nor the rear bolt is seized but no hex driver works.
11-29-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By johnlink

I think these will work, although I'd rather have...

I think these will work, although I'd rather have a socket head as long as the screw was stainless steel. I just bought the 2-pack which cost me $1.25....
11-29-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By johnlink

Want to replace centering adjustment screws on Dura Ace BR-7403 brakes

The attached pdf files shows the centering adjustment screws on Dura Ace BR-7403 brakes as Phillips head, but mine are straight. The screws in both the front and rear brakes are tight and the...
11-27-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,024,204
Posted By johnlink

Was the Edmund Fitzgerald carrying bikes as well...

Was the Edmund Fitzgerald carrying bikes as well as mayonaise? Gordon Lightfoot didn't mention either bikes or mayonaise. Maybe eliminated some verses for the sake of shortening the song.
11-27-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9,774
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Posted By johnlink

I remember hearing that Centurion went out of...

I remember hearing that Centurion went out of business after losing a large uninsured shipment of bikes when a ship sunk in the ocean. Do anyone know anything about that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,333
Posted By johnlink

Does the Toupe have the same sort and amount of...

Does the Toupe have the same sort and amount of padding as the Toupe Expert?
07-08-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By johnlink

That solves the mystery, and my problem. There...

That solves the mystery, and my problem. There are no set screws pressing on the bolts.
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,745
Posted By johnlink

I agree about the use of the second mirror. It...

I agree about the use of the second mirror. It often provides a view not afforded by the first mirror.
07-08-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By johnlink

At 5:30, how does one tighten the nut without...

At 5:30, how does one tighten the nut without tightening the bolt? I don't see that the threads screw into anything other than the nut.
Forum: Commuting
07-07-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,745
Posted By johnlink

Here's what I wrote about my mirrors in my review...

Here's what I wrote about my mirrors in my review of my gear (https://johnlinkbikingadventures.blogspot.com/2020/02/review-of-my-gear.html):

The two CAT EYE - BM-45 Bar End Bike Mirrors...
07-07-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By johnlink

Question about Dura Ace BL-7403 brakes

Unable to leave well enough alone, I recently loosened the arm bolt unit of my front brake (in the pictures Iím pointing at the ends of the arm bolt unit, which is part #1 in the attached diagram)....
05-13-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,833
Posted By johnlink

It's old but it became relevant for me today.

It's old but it became relevant for me today.
05-13-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,833
Posted By johnlink

Thank you. That worked perfectly.

Thank you. That worked perfectly.
05-04-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,147
Posted By johnlink

Thank you, davidad.

Thank you, davidad.
05-04-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,147
Posted By johnlink

How should this be interpreted for the rear...

How should this be interpreted for the rear wheel, where the tension between the spokes on the two sides can be substantial?
04-04-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By johnlink

I've already removed the levers from the bar....

I've already removed the levers from the bar. Should I be concerned about tearing the hoods by pulling them? The hoods are in good shape and not stuck to the levers, but I've never seen these hoods...
04-04-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By johnlink

Need to remove brake hoods without damaging them

How can I remove the hoods from my Dura Ace BL-7402 brake levers without damaging the hoods? At 2:00 in the video below, RJ the Bike Guy installs the hoods from the front, so I assume they should...
03-11-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,129
Posted By johnlink

1989 Centurion Ironman ...

1989 Centurion Ironman

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03-07-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,440
Posted By johnlink

That's just beautiful!

That's just beautiful!
Forum: Touring
02-03-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

Your evaluation of the poncho is much more...

Your evaluation of the poncho is much more positive than what I've read in three reviews at amazon:...
Forum: Touring
01-14-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

I've had problems swiping and typing with a wet...

I've had problems swiping and typing with a wet Ziploc bag over my phone. I suspect that there is no case that can have swiping and typing work well when the cover is wet.
Forum: Touring
01-14-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

Good to know, but I'm sticking with my iPhone SE.

Good to know, but I'm sticking with my iPhone SE.
Forum: Touring
01-14-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

It's good to know the Quad Lock Poncho is...

It's good to know the Quad Lock Poncho is waterproof.
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

I need to be able to have my phone mounted on my...

I need to be able to have my phone mounted on my handlebar for navigation when it's raining.
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

The page for which you posted a link says the...

The page for which you posted a link says the following:That's excellent, and the price is just $15.88.
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

I toured through Illinois several decades ago...

I toured through Illinois several decades ago using paper maps.
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

Thank you. I can't find a LifeProof Nuud for...

Thank you. I can't find a LifeProof Nuud for iPhone SE, but I see that they claim their Fre cases are waterproof (submersible 6.6 feet underwater for 1 hour).
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

I considered that Ortlieb bag with the window on...

I considered that Ortlieb bag with the window on its top, but read reviews that told about problems with the sun reflecting off the window. I see no easy way to adjust the angle of the bag in order...
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

How do you know the second one won't protect from...

How do you know the second one won't protect from rain? If that's right, it's unfortunate, because The Lifeproof Fre would work well with my Roam handlebar mount.
...
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

I've used them and have had trouble seeing the...

I've used them and have had trouble seeing the screen.
Forum: Touring
01-13-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnlink

Looking for rain protection for iPhone SE

I'm looking for a way to protect my iPhone SE in the rain while I'm using it for navigation. Have any of you used either of the two options below? Do you have other suggestions?

1) Ortlieb Safe-it...
01-04-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By johnlink

I'm the third person interested in a few parts...

I'm the third person interested in a few parts but not the entire lot.

What do you want for the BB-7400 bottom bracket?

What do you want for the RD-7402 rear derailleur?

How many teeth are...
01-04-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By johnlink

No, but thank you for telling me.

No, but thank you for telling me.
Forum: Northeast
12-31-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 35,528
Posted By johnlink

I hope you'll record your ride (my preference...

I hope you'll record your ride (my preference would be www.ridewithgps.com) and post it here so that we can see your exact route.
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