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03-28-22, 09:55 AM
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Posted By rickrob

PM Sent regarding a jersey

PM Sent regarding a jersey
12-28-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,098
Posted By rickrob

PM sent on Campy front derailleur

PM sent on Campy front derailleur
11-20-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By rickrob

WTB: Front Drop bolt for Campy NR brake.

Looking for a long drop bolt for Campy NR front brake. I see them on ePay, but figured I'd check here and see if anyone has one they'd be willing to part with.

Thanks
11-14-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,963
Posted By rickrob

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11-11-21, 07:20 AM
11-01-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,433
Posted By rickrob

Very nice frame-- I have a Jeunet 620 with...

Very nice frame-- I have a Jeunet 620 with Simplex forged dropouts in the same color. I built it up with Campagnolo Nuovo Record. it rides great even for a carbon steel frame.
I have some extra...
10-28-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 38,632
Posted By rickrob

Ideale 39 with new rivets that rhm installed. ...

Ideale 39 with new rivets that rhm installed.

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10-13-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,671
Posted By rickrob

1975 Raleigh Gran Sport ...

1975 Raleigh Gran Sport

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09-30-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

Just following up with the results. The...

Just following up with the results. The MicroShift Advent 1 x 9 drivetrain was a huge improvement.

I left the 3D-Printed Chain tensioner on the chain stay, and made a chain guide / guard out of...
09-21-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By rickrob

PM sent on calipers.

PM sent on calipers.
08-11-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

Thanks everyone for your help. Hopefully I'll get...

Thanks everyone for your help. Hopefully I'll get this sorted out and the bike will perform better with the Microshift 1 x 9. I'll follow up with the results.
08-11-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

Thanks-- I'll go with the basic Advent shifter...

Thanks-- I'll go with the basic Advent shifter since the push-pull shifting is what's on there now.
08-11-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

She was struggling with the 22/34 on some of the...

She was struggling with the 22/34 on some of the hills -- so we tried going to the lower gear 11-40. I found the 22 /40 difficult to ride. Going with a 26 / 46 sounds like a good idea.

I looked...
08-11-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

Thanks for your input on this. I'm leaning...

Thanks for your input on this. I'm leaning towards the Microshift 1 x 9 setup. In one season she has gone from basic dirt trails in a park to green level and more aggressive riding on blue level...
08-10-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By rickrob

MTB Drivetrain problems. Need advice or suggestions.

Iím working on a 2014 Trek X-Caliber 5 29er. It was originally a Shimano 3 x 8 with 11-34 cassette.

The owner asked if I could make it a 1 x 8 since she never used the front derailleur and it was...
05-01-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By rickrob

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05-01-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By rickrob

Weinmann Carrera Brake Set

Weinmann Carrera complete set, in great shape. Nutted back caliper, recessed front caliper. Levers have the adjusters. No hoods, but Cane Creek hoods work.
I may have the original wheel guides that...
04-15-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 53,727
Posted By rickrob

The Seaside Blue looks like a close match to me. ...

The Seaside Blue looks like a close match to me. I used Rustoleum "Lagoon" on the blue panels on my GS, and that is darker than the original Lagoon Blue.
04-14-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 53,727
Posted By rickrob

I picked up this 75' Gran Sport Frame last summer...

I picked up this 75' Gran Sport Frame last summer with a dented down tube and the paint was in rough shape. First repaint went bad and did not hold up. Re-painted with VHT Epoxy and SprayMax 2K...
01-13-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By rickrob

ISO: Small MTB frame with front suspension

Looking for a small MTB frame with a front suspension, 15-16 inch for 26" wheels. I am 5' 5". Cash or also open to trades. Have an 18 inch trek SingleTrack 930 frame that's too big, plus other parts
11-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,491
Posted By rickrob

I have built several pairs of wheels with the...

I have built several pairs of wheels with the CR-18. I have no complaints, and think it's a great rim for the price. I also think it will handle wider (up to a 38mm?) tires.
11-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,271
Posted By rickrob

I just stripped a frame with Rustoleum Aircraft...

I just stripped a frame with Rustoleum Aircraft Stripper. It worked, but it took three applications and I had to break out the wire brushes.
The old Methylene Chloride strippers would have done it...
10-30-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By rickrob

PM Sent

PM Sent
10-26-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By rickrob

This is how the frame turned out after painting....

This is how the frame turned out after painting. It's all Rustoleum-- Self Etching primer, Gloss Pure White and Lagoon. It's been sitting for a month and still has a very faint smell of paint. The...
09-25-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,150
Posted By rickrob

I used these at work around 1990, along with IBM...

I used these at work around 1990, along with IBM PS/2-P70 portables running OS/2 and Comm Manager. Liked the Compaq better.
...
09-25-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By rickrob

The dent filled in well with J-B Weld....

The dent filled in well with J-B Weld. Overfilled, then sanded out. Skimmed over it again and sanded smooth.
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09-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,677
Posted By rickrob

My 75' Carlton built Raleigh Gran Sport has a...

My 75' Carlton built Raleigh Gran Sport has a 27mm crown race. I don't have the original head set, so I've been looking for one that'll fit.
Forum: Introductions
09-17-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By rickrob

Welcome aboard reroll-- There's a gold mine of...

Welcome aboard reroll-- There's a gold mine of information here. I'm sure you'll find the answers to your questions.
09-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By rickrob

That is a beautiful high wheeler yobuttin-- a...

That is a beautiful high wheeler yobuttin-- a very nice restoration. Looks great on the wall too.
09-12-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By rickrob

I rolled out the dent, which took more effort...

I rolled out the dent, which took more effort than I thought. A couple of hours of clamping /rolling and I think this is as good as it's going to get.
I put a straight edge on the tube and there is...
09-06-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,245
Posted By rickrob

Raleigh Gran Sport Frame advice

I picked up this Gran Sport Frame-- It think it's a 1976 model. It needs a little help. Being a full 531 frame, it might be worth saving.
There's a dent in the down tube, and what appears to be...
09-04-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By rickrob

Maybe I should try a wood block first to limit...

Maybe I should try a wood block first to limit some of the damage from rolling out the dent. I have some Ash and Hard Maple on hand-- and a 1 1/8 forstner bit and drill press. Dogwood is much harder...
09-04-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By rickrob

How to roll out a dent using frame blocks

How to roll out a dent using frame blocks
09-03-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By rickrob

Source for Frame Blocks?

Where can I find frame blocks to roll out a dent in a 531 down tube? I found a source on the web called Paragon Machine Works, but wanted to see if there's a recommended source.

Thanks
09-02-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,150
Posted By rickrob

The first computer I worked with was in 1979. It...

The first computer I worked with was in 1979. It was an IBM 370. I wrote Fortran code, punched my own cards, and left the deck in a mail slot. The operator ran my job and gave me back the output.
...
07-21-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By rickrob

1994 Cannondale 2.8 Frame questions

I was thinking of checking out a Cannondale 2.8 Aluminum frame for a build. It appears to be a 1994, Red with white lettering.

Is there anything specific to look on these frames? I'll looks for...
07-18-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By rickrob

The pair I have is 610/750.

The pair I have is 610/750.
07-16-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By rickrob

Pretty sure I have a good set of Dia-Compe 750's....

Pretty sure I have a good set of Dia-Compe 750's. I'll check when I get home.
06-08-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By rickrob

I have restored gunked up RSX 7 speed brifters...

I have restored gunked up RSX 7 speed brifters to working order. Those are very similar to the 600 brifters. There's a way to disassemble them so you have better access to the mechanism for...
04-22-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By rickrob

That's a beautiful bike. I grabbed the 81...

That's a beautiful bike. I grabbed the 81 Schwinn catalog when I bought my Le Tour. That exact bike was in there, and I wanted one so bad...

...
04-22-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 114,592
Posted By rickrob

Wow, lots of nice gear in this thread! Here's my...

Wow, lots of nice gear in this thread! Here's my vintage setup. My main unit is a Marantz 2235. The Realistic is an STA-64. I completely recapped both units and did a few mods to the STA-64. I...
08-06-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By rickrob

Thanks for the feedback

Thanks for the feedback
08-06-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By rickrob

Am I asking too high of a price for these? I...

Am I asking too high of a price for these? I thought it was OK, based on everything that's included.
08-05-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By rickrob

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08-05-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By rickrob

Shimano 600EX group - almost complete

I have a Shimano 600EX group that needs a new home. These were on my Bridgestone RB-3.


RD-6208 Rear Derailleur - Great Shape
FD-6207 Front Derailleur - Great Shape
SL-6208 6 speed shifters -...
07-10-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By rickrob

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07-09-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By rickrob

The rims are Mavic GP4 tubulars in really great...

The rims are Mavic GP4 tubulars in really great shape, with stainless spokes. It seems like a lot of money to me to buy a new hub and spokes for wheels that won't get ridden that much-- but the...
07-09-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By rickrob

Thanks for the info-- At this point I'm going to...

Thanks for the info-- At this point I'm going to replace the entire hub with something else and rebuild the back wheel. It's not worth the trouble. The bike is 126mm spacing and I built another set...
07-09-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By rickrob

Sure, I'll take a picture when I get home. This...

Sure, I'll take a picture when I get home. This wheel belongs to a relative and was purchased complete as part of a set in the mid 90's
07-09-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,164
Posted By rickrob

The lock ring does turn a few times before it...

The lock ring does turn a few times before it tightens up and seems secure. I did some reading on compatibility issues with Dura Ace / Uniglide hubs and most likely this hub is going to be replaced...
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