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04-06-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,390
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Are you certain about the size? Looks like a lot...

Are you certain about the size? Looks like a lot of HT for a 54.
09-27-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Clarification on the 8/9 question. For its 8...

Clarification on the 8/9 question.

For its 8 speed generation, Dura Ace had a different pull ratio from the other groups -- ultegra, 105, the mountain stuff. That's why you can't use a 7400 rear...
07-31-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,150
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I had a 56 before. Need a 54. Thanks!

I had a 56 before. Need a 54. Thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By icepick_trotsky

What would you pay for this Bruce Gordon?

This one is intriguing to me. I'm watching it on eBay. May be hard to value since it has some one-off features. Was probably a custom. Seller is asking $1,000, which seems high to me.
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Views: 813
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I bought one of these of a similar vintage but...

I bought one of these of a similar vintage but with a newer group (Ultegra 6600 I think) a couple years ago for $700. That may have been a honey of a deal, not sure.
07-26-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: Dura Ace 10 speed downtube shifters

Looking for DA 7800 or 7900 ten speed downtube shifters.

I had a pair of these a couple of years ago and foolishly sold them here. I wish I hadn't!

Will also accept 7700 9 speed if nothing 10...
07-21-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,150
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Glad to see it getting some miles!

Glad to see it getting some miles!
07-19-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,150
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Sport Tourer hall of fame

What are your picks for the all time great sport touring frames? I'm (very casually) thinking about a new project in this vein. In the past, I've owned a Trek 600 (great but too big) and a...
07-17-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Are those 700c wheels?

Are those 700c wheels?
07-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,900
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Yep. The one and only.

Yep. The one and only.
07-01-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Shimano front derailleur top pull madness

Hi all. It's been a long while since I posted on this forum, since I haven't been wrenching much. But I have a new project and I have already run into a headscratcher. That's why we do it, right?...
03-18-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,023
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I will give a shout out to Shimano Altus cantis...

I will give a shout out to Shimano Altus cantis on this front. Currently in production and will cost you all of $10 a wheel. The greatest adjustability in pad clearance of any canti I've used. ...
03-18-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,204
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I need your powder coat guy's contact info...

I need your powder coat guy's contact info immediately.
02-19-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Can't help you on your search, but I wish you...

Can't help you on your search, but I wish you well. I've got one that'll always be a keeper.

https://i.imgur.com/pgdTu35l.jpg
11-09-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By icepick_trotsky

These are located in LA and could be yours for a...

These are located in LA and could be yours for a local discount malcala622
11-08-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,228
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Shimano 105 5600 triple group -- SOLD

Posting this for a friend.

For sale is a complete 105 ten speed triple groupset. Came with a bike he bought complete, won't be using this drivetrain. Parts are (mostly) black, and the shifters are...
09-20-18, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bump. Price drop.

Bump. Price drop.
09-18-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Edit to include size.

Edit to include size.
09-18-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By icepick_trotsky

CAAD5 Team Saeco -- 54cm

This is a classic in my book. Posting for a friend. Saeco livery CAAD5 in nice condition, but with some paint flaws. Definitely been ridden. No dents, and all threads in good shape. Size 54.
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04-30-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,994
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Re: modern aluminum, I second that emotion. The...

Re: modern aluminum, I second that emotion. The stuff has really changed for the better.

https://i.imgur.com/6LQ3ot3l.jpg
04-20-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,017
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I picked up a pair of these Alhonga calipers on...

I picked up a pair of these Alhonga calipers on eBay a while for a similar conversion. They are a lot like the Tektros (which I've used in the past), but with cheaper hardware. They were pretty...
04-18-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This may help. I believe this had the same geo...

This may help. I believe this had the same geo as the Agilis.

https://forum.slowtwitch.com/forum/?do=post_attachment;postatt_id=7747
04-05-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,647
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I'd happily take you up on that Merlin if you...

I'd happily take you up on that Merlin if you decide to pass it along. Looks like it could be my size.
04-03-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By icepick_trotsky

The forum is scattered with numerous canti-fork...

The forum is scattered with numerous canti-fork 27" woes.
04-03-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By icepick_trotsky

27" to 700c v-brake question

After much hand wringing, I've decided to convert an older touring frame to a flat bar 1x10 grocery bike. Part of the process is going from 27" wheels to 700c.

I know this is a bad idea, but it's...
02-09-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
Posted By icepick_trotsky

In my experience, the clearance under a Dura Ace...

In my experience, the clearance under a Dura Ace 74xx series dual pivot is really pretty good. 28s would be no problem, but YMMV for 32s.
01-29-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I bought some recently from this eBay seller. ...

I bought some recently from this eBay seller.
...
01-22-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,069
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bianchi Superset II seat post

I have this Bianchi (well, not this one, but the same frame):

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh252/rlee1612/2008/CL/1993%20Bianchi%20Volpe/21cb2782.jpg

I'm missing a seat post. I know I...
01-19-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,753
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Bumping this as it is back on the market. I know...

Bumping this as it is back on the market. I know he wants to move it along, so hit me up.
01-04-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,845
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Paceline for modern stuff. V Salon to a...

Paceline for modern stuff.

V Salon to a lesser extent.
01-03-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 212,395
Posted By icepick_trotsky

ISO: an 80mm quill stem with a 26.0 clamp. ...

ISO: an 80mm quill stem with a 26.0 clamp. Nothing fancy, the cheaper the better as long as it hold the bars.

I have plenty of other stems around, as well as other parts you may need.
01-02-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,465
Posted By icepick_trotsky

What's the clamp diameter on that SR stem?

What's the clamp diameter on that SR stem?
12-14-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Are current Shimano 3 speed shifters compatible...

Are current Shimano 3 speed shifters compatible with the older hubs. Sheldon makes it seem like they've been majorly redesigned, but I don't know whether the pull ratio is the same.

Shimano...
12-11-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,901
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Will that shifter mount accept a cable stop? I'm...

Will that shifter mount accept a cable stop? I'm interested in a flat bar thumbie project.
10-04-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Dia Compe just recently started making shifters...

Dia Compe just recently started making shifters with a larger barrel to shift 11s. Kind of pricey, though.
...
10-03-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have one marked "Helicomatic" if you want...

I have one marked "Helicomatic" if you want it.
09-29-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,135
Posted By icepick_trotsky

What's the pit to pit on that Vittoria jersey...

What's the pit to pit on that Vittoria jersey Hank?
09-29-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By icepick_trotsky

That's the one.

That's the one.
09-29-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By icepick_trotsky

PM'd you. Thanks.

PM'd you. Thanks.
09-28-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By icepick_trotsky

This is not correct. Road wheels up to 11 speed...

This is not correct. Road wheels up to 11 speed are still 130mm. You can easily fit this wheel into 126mm spacing without cold setting.
09-28-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: Dura Ace 7410 seatpost

Friend of mine is looking for a seatpost to finish out a Rock Lobster. He's looking for the Easton DA post in 27.2. Good condition, not perfect is ok.
09-28-17, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: Sram parts

I know this sacrilegious, but maybe you have some hiding in your bin. Looking for a pair of 10 speed Sram road shifters and rear derailleur (preferably a MTB one).

Can pay cash or trade 105 5700...
09-27-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,136
Posted By icepick_trotsky

These are pretty long: ...

These are pretty long:
...
09-27-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,136
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Can't you just use a mountain bike brake cable? ...

Can't you just use a mountain bike brake cable? Or does it have to be double ended?
09-27-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 212,395
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have some nifty Dia Compe levers with quick...

I have some nifty Dia Compe levers with quick release. If that was my crankset, I would just swap the rings, but I do have a 6200 series crankset (with biopace!).
09-27-17, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I'd prefer sidepulls, thanks. Those are...

I'd prefer sidepulls, thanks.

Those are pretty cool, though. What are they?
09-27-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By icepick_trotsky

WTB: any old nutted calipers

Looking for a pair of functional long reach brakes for a cheapo project. Need nutted.
09-26-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By icepick_trotsky

The bike is in my garage as we speak, so I have...

The bike is in my garage as we speak, so I have no excuse for not just pulling and measuring it.

The 110 bcd makes it a nice candidate for new compact rings. I think the intended rider would be...
09-26-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Sakae SXC crankset

Anyone ever come across one of these? I can't find much information on it. Looks like it could be nice with a BB overhaul and some elbow grease.

I'd like to ideally swap the BB for a cartridge,...
09-14-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By icepick_trotsky

I have one. Moving this weekend, though. PM me...

I have one. Moving this weekend, though. PM me next week if you still need one.
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