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08-16-22, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_9473_2c3004afe105cc9683bc52de81c9ec6095f7aa1f.jpgNew wheels are installed on the '77 Nishiki. With the rear getting re-dished.
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Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

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Here is the Comp, upgraded wheels and cranks, original brakes and a longer but...
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Views: 185
Posted By Mr. 66

Stem mount usually means lower rung on the ladder...

Stem mount usually means lower rung on the ladder of quality.
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Posted By Mr. 66

That's not a bad price, I've owned an '83 Replica...

That's not a bad price, I've owned an '83 Replica team in the Competition frame. The one you are looking at should ride similar. I sold that one for $125. If what is pictured the one you want, it is...
08-14-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Mr. 66

Tape?! Banana sticker(s) is what always,...

Tape?!

Banana sticker(s) is what always, always goes over a dent.
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Mr. 66

That's pretty nice, the 27" wheels holds the...

That's pretty nice, the 27" wheels holds the price down some, Tange 3 does as well.

I see that as a bike I would post at local usd $375 and see what happens. Very popular styling people, like...
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Views: 184
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the pedals are not Campy, I think they...

I think the pedals are not Campy, I think they are Italian though. The caps don't look the same to me. I think the bike is low level pista from '83-'84. I think that $500 is on high side for local...
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By Mr. 66

I have a sorta low price on this. Just it's not...

I have a sorta low price on this. Just it's not clean, the paint has chips, wear on brake tracks not real bad, I think the chrome is good just dust and encrusted grime at worst, bad tires, usd $300...
08-12-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Mr. 66

There are some coop around as well. In Seattle...

There are some coop around as well. In Seattle there is The Bikery, if you are to go north 20 minutes there is one in Everett The Sharing Wheels, and further north to Bellingham there is The Hub....
08-10-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Mr. 66

Just from what you posted it looks fine, now it...

Just from what you posted it looks fine, now it could be that the damage is a need for alignment. That's not uncommon for a 45 year old steel, nor is it much of a deterrent for those who like...
08-10-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By Mr. 66

The 853 sure makes a nice road touring bike, that...

The 853 sure makes a nice road touring bike, that Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30 is just outstanding. I guess all would say the Sherpa is made of the oversize tubing. I thought of it as springy, and quick...
08-10-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Mr. 66

That can clean up very nice with oil and water...

That can clean up very nice with oil and water into a very presentable bike. That one is pretty good with forged cranks, most of their middling offers are cast and forgemeld spiders. I like the...
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the...

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the build up yet I can't give a ride review. For tires though, that thing can take some big treads. I know 35mm will fit, I'm certain 38's will. It has...
08-09-22, 09:07 AM
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Views: 296
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh that's a beauty! I had an '83 Competition that...

Oh that's a beauty! I had an '83 Competition that was similar. The biggest difference is yours has toptube tunnel guides, whereas my bike had space helmet cable stops.
08-09-22, 08:53 AM
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Views: 6,482
Posted By Mr. 66

Well this may be a bit of a cheat. :) I...

Well this may be a bit of a cheat. :)

I posted this on the Craigslist post, and I bought it also. The big Raleigh Professional ...
08-09-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By Mr. 66

I like the tubing, I have it in the Rocky...

I like the tubing, I have it in the Rocky Mountain Sherpa. I think the 853 has a higher ping than most tubing, if you want a tuning fork comparison. I had a Lemond with it as well, rode great but the...
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Views: 320
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks very similar to what I have. I believe...

That looks very similar to what I have. I believe what I have is I'm guessing early 70's. I posted the serial number if there is someone that could draw a manufacturing date from it I don't know. I...
08-08-22, 09:14 AM
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Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

Since you only need to clean out the threads you...

Since you only need to clean out the threads you could go with a dremel and slice a groove on an allen bolt and use that for the clean out.
08-08-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Mr. 66

I have one on my Miyata, at the crown I just have...

I have one on my Miyata, at the crown I just have a bolt, washer and nylox nut, at the tips I have a spacer for clearance and bolts. It works good, it has not come loose. I built this up a couple f...
08-08-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By Mr. 66

My Crane bell is fine without clear coat ...

My Crane bell is fine without clear coat
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08-07-22, 08:21 AM
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Views: 503
Posted By Mr. 66

Carabela Professional...

Carabela Professional https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9070_87deea57c701cbab5f184527180120d789229ced.jpgGitane TdF...
08-07-22, 07:48 AM
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Views: 3,998
Posted By Mr. 66

Lugs! ...

Lugs!
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Views: 277
Posted By Mr. 66

It's going to be low, if you are wanting to sell...

It's going to be low, if you are wanting to sell it could sit for a while. It could be a good candidate for a second hand store donation.

Good bones for using, Reynolds tubing, can handle bigger...
08-06-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 616
Posted By Mr. 66

I have this one that similar in set up to yours....

I have this one that similar in set up to yours. With this bike I feel confined, the saddle to bar level is too much. This puts more pressure on my hands than I want. If I'm only riding twenty ...
08-06-22, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Mr. 66

When the cable is loose I pull the cage over a...

When the cable is loose I pull the cage over a smidge, tighten the pinch some, release cage, check slack, repeat if necessary, tighten to final pinching.
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Posted By Mr. 66

The Nishiki is a really nice bike, much finer...

The Nishiki is a really nice bike, much finer than whatever the celeste thing is. Worth more as well imo without seeing the rest.
08-05-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,084
Posted By Mr. 66

The rear derailleur is a Suntour XCD perhaps, I'm...

The rear derailleur is a Suntour XCD perhaps, I'm certain it is. I put that same set on a touring frame this spring.
08-05-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 616
Posted By Mr. 66

Gosh, I think if that is your post position for a...

Gosh, I think if that is your post position for a 58cm, try out a size 61cm frame. :)
08-03-22, 08:37 AM
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Views: 371
Posted By Mr. 66

That hole is threaded for a very short screw. I...

That hole is threaded for a very short screw. I have that on the '64 bianchi.
08-02-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,099
Posted By Mr. 66

Hey I found one! It's my old Novara, The Best Top...

Hey I found one! It's my old Novara, The Best Top Fillet Vintage Mountain Bike. The most stunning MTB ever made, makes all bikes pale in it's wake of fillet braze. ...
08-02-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,099
Posted By Mr. 66

Great shet, I do have some pictures of what the...

Great shet, I do have some pictures of what the Road Warrior. After this is a good thread for his Schwinn Enduro girl to boy bike conversations, or the Schwinn stationary bike that he converted to...
08-02-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm a big fan of Shimano 3x9 groups, Deore, LX,...

I'm a big fan of Shimano 3x9 groups, Deore, LX, xt, XTR
08-02-22, 08:34 AM
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Views: 181
Posted By Mr. 66

I guess that it may be possible to swap the...

I guess that it may be possible to swap the spline, if you can find a similar Formula hub with Shimano spline.
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Views: 380
Posted By Mr. 66

Hello herbg, thanks for posting about your Sakai....

Hello herbg, thanks for posting about your Sakai. Being new you need to build up a few posts and a few days, then you can post pictures. You should be able to upload to your gallery though.
08-02-22, 07:23 AM
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Views: 508
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not consider the Raleigh Super Course...

I would not consider the Raleigh Super Course amateur race, to me that's a club bike at most. I would consider the Competition model as Raleigh's amateur level racer.
08-01-22, 08:43 AM
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Views: 402
Posted By Mr. 66

Did just that on a Suntour set for my Univega....

Did just that on a Suntour set for my Univega. This is sanded ruff, I would need to take it down and do finer grit to get a better finish ...
07-31-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,864
Posted By Mr. 66

Andy_K, a bike stand in the living room... ...

Andy_K, a bike stand in the living room...

You are the man!
07-30-22, 04:20 PM
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Views: 11,553,566
Posted By Mr. 66

At Recycled Cycles...

At Recycled Cycles https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9322_e1087ed959a382502f770947bcb85efe61df51e9.jpgSorry about that, a shifter so cool I had to steady myself....
07-30-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,998
Posted By Mr. 66

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07-30-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By Mr. 66

It can take some effort, the last Suntour...

It can take some effort, the last Suntour freewheel I removed I needed the tool clamped to the body and a long cheater to extend the wrench.
07-29-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By Mr. 66

With those hubs, the freewheel needs regular...

With those hubs, the freewheel needs regular maintenance, more than the average freewheels. They can gunk up and the prawls won't catch leaving you with no pedaling power. Fortunately they are quick...
07-28-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Mr. 66

Let's see a picture of the rim, and tire. I would...

Let's see a picture of the rim, and tire. I would be a little surprised if the rims are hookless.
07-26-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,634
Posted By Mr. 66

I used a nut like that on my Gran Premio Univega,...

I used a nut like that on my Gran Premio Univega, I eventually switched to a 5mm Allen nut from a V-brake brakepads.
07-25-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By Mr. 66

Is it this bolt? it nestles in on the NDS ...

Is it this bolt? it nestles in on the NDS
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07-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,634
Posted By Mr. 66

I would seek a different bolt/nut is there...

I would seek a different bolt/nut is there something unique or proprietary about it?
07-23-22, 10:31 AM
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Views: 3,604,389
Posted By Mr. 66

Can't save them all ...

Can't save them all
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07-23-22, 08:42 AM
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Views: 407
Posted By Mr. 66

Where you able to make the time to try yet?

Where you able to make the time to try yet?
07-22-22, 09:16 AM
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Views: 600,864
Posted By Mr. 66

The purge, time to push the heap down the road....

The purge, time to push the heap down the road. This was about half of the clunk....
07-22-22, 09:04 AM
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Views: 4,029,391
Posted By Mr. 66

It has 24" wheels, maybe it's for juniors

It has 24" wheels, maybe it's for juniors
07-22-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,510
Posted By Mr. 66

I think you are best doing the Hobart-Issaquah to...

I think you are best doing the Hobart-Issaquah to I-90, adding perhaps 20 minutes
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