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10-01-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By Iowegian

What color for the fenders?

What color for the fenders?
09-10-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Iowegian

I'd say Veltec and Concorde are ancient history...

I'd say Veltec and Concorde are ancient history but I could be wrong....
08-05-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By Iowegian

I have a 36 hole tri-color HG rear hub. There...

I have a 36 hole tri-color HG rear hub. There wasn't a skewer in it but I might be able to round one up. The spoke holes are a bit fugly but it spins as smooth as ever (I didn't open it up to...
08-05-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,650
Posted By Iowegian

Not quite but close. I have an early Cannondale...

Not quite but close. I have an early Cannondale ST?00 fork that came with 27" wheels. It came from a 25" frame though and the threads start 7" from the crown. If you can make that work let me...
06-13-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 484
Posted By Iowegian

I have one, not sure if it is gray or silver but...

I have one, not sure if it is gray or silver but it is 32 hole and OpenPro of some generation. Pic is here https://photos.app.goo.gl/D6UhGUZtHTCAEm4DA
05-19-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 64,371
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Posted By Iowegian

Bill Boston vintage road bike - $100 (LONGMONT,...

Bill Boston vintage road bike - $100 (LONGMONT, CO) https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x337/00u0u_4ylqpkscazrz_0ci0lm_600x450_03e39696429da8fdcf96b094d0a65313945c04a0.jpg

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11-23-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By Iowegian

I have 25" Voyager 11.8 in chrome, that is...

I have 25" Voyager 11.8 in chrome, that is probably a 1981. It appears to be made by Kuwahara, since the serial number is almost exactly the same as the one in this thread -...
10-20-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,650
Posted By Iowegian

^ if you don't find anything local and are...

^ if you don't find anything local and are willing to ship from 80301 I'm sure I can dig up a set of 559 wheels....
09-02-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By Iowegian

That looks like a 73mm BB in a 68mm shell....

That looks like a 73mm BB in a 68mm shell. Sometimes cartridge BB's can make it tough to get the NDS cup in without a bit of wiggling if the DS is already installed. You should be able to get either...
09-01-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By Iowegian

Looks like a very well made piece of equipment. ...

Looks like a very well made piece of equipment. I'll keep that in mind since I have a Vitus Peugeot frame that has a dent. I know from experience that the paint will be ruined and the dent will...
08-30-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Iowegian

I'm guessing they were anodized by the owner at...

I'm guessing they were anodized by the owner at some point. The color seems pale compared to the rims.
08-30-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Iowegian

I had one that I picked up at a bike swap for...

I had one that I picked up at a bike swap for $40. A very nice piece of equipment that I wished I still owned since I'm over the hill and picking up speed...
08-06-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Iowegian

Yep. I love these hubs for commuters and kid's...

Yep. I love these hubs for commuters and kid's bikes since they see lots of hard service and - in my case at least - little maintenance.
08-05-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Iowegian

+1 on leaving them unless they are rough. Since...

+1 on leaving them unless they are rough. Since they are cartridge bearings, there are no cups or cones to become pitted. Once the bearings are done, you just replace the entire mechanism by pulling...
07-16-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,321
Posted By Iowegian

Brass nipples are much stronger and easier to...

Brass nipples are much stronger and easier to work with. They may add a few grams to each wheel but if you don't care about that, or care about the color of the nipples, use brass.
07-14-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,321
Posted By Iowegian

It's hard to tell from that photo but I too think...

It's hard to tell from that photo but I too think 3x on the rear.
07-14-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,321
Posted By Iowegian

For the hub seals....you probably can't find just...

For the hub seals....you probably can't find just those parts so if it comes down to re-using them or getting new hubs, I'd just re-use the hubs. The only purpose of the seals is to keep dirt out and...
07-06-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,456
Posted By Iowegian

Which bike can you sit on the longest...

Which bike can you sit on the longest comfortably? When I started doing centuries a friend told me it was just a matter of sitting on the bike long enough to do the miles. That is about right...
07-03-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Iowegian

I am also a big fan of the Pro-Am hubs. They...

I am also a big fan of the Pro-Am hubs. They are as nice as any ball bearing hubs I have ever seen. It should be a great set of wheels.

That said, I had a nice Superb Pro cartridge bearing...
06-30-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By Iowegian

sold

sold
06-29-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Iowegian

I thought I had a BB too but it is also BSC...

I thought I had a BB too but it is also BSC threads. It's a 111 spindle on a cartridge BB though so if you can find Italian cups.....anyway, good luck with your build.
06-29-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By Iowegian

SOLD - 1985 52cm Team Miyata F/F/HS $200 shipped

1985 Team Miyata 52cm frame/fork/headset with original dropout adjuster screws. You can find more details here: https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%2085.pdf...
06-27-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,304
Posted By Iowegian

I think I'm in some sort of special group since I...

I think I'm in some sort of special group since I considered going to the very first one but haven't actually been to one yet. But, I am sorry to hear about the cancellation although I do think...
06-17-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By Iowegian

I need another bike like I need to catch COVID...

I need another bike like I need to catch COVID but I would have fallen for that one. Congrats and please do show it off when it's complete.
06-09-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Iowegian

I've always heard the summer means August in MT. ...

I've always heard the summer means August in MT. So +1 on warm clothes and enjoy Glacier NP. It is truly the Jewel of the USA.

If Going to the Sun road is open to bikes only, I would...
05-29-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,650
Posted By Iowegian

You're looking for a 74BCM 40 tooth chainwheel? ...

You're looking for a 74BCM 40 tooth chainwheel? Wow, I didn't know those existed. I can help with the smaller rings but assuming this is going on a triple crankset I would assume the bigger rings...
05-04-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Iowegian

32mm or 36mm on the headset wrench?

32mm or 36mm on the headset wrench?
05-04-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Iowegian

I'm quite sure I have a 175 NOS Deore XT BioPace...

I'm quite sure I have a 175 NOS Deore XT BioPace crankset. Not sure of the ring counts but I'm sure it's BioPace and NOS. It's been in storage for a long time so LMK if you're interested as it...
04-10-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Iowegian

So something like a Deore crankset? Any...

So something like a Deore crankset? Any preference about brand etc? Do you need a BB with it?
04-06-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,855
Posted By Iowegian

Drilling it out should work. Drill slowly with a...

Drilling it out should work. Drill slowly with a good quality bit and use plenty of light oil and you should have the head off in no time. The drill bit should be slightly wider than the shaft of the...
03-26-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,650
Posted By Iowegian

I have a black one, moderately worn but usable,...

I have a black one, moderately worn but usable, IMO. Yours for shipping if you want it.
03-23-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,650
Posted By Iowegian

I just picked up an old Zeus frame that had been...

I just picked up an old Zeus frame that had been mostly stripped but still had the crankset on it. I assumed that was because whoever stripped it down couldn't get those bolts out. I bought it...
02-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 211,351
Posted By Iowegian

Maybe try some sort of cutter on a compass like...

Maybe try some sort of cutter on a compass like contraption. Put one leg in the middle of the crank bolt cover (drill a pilot hole in a sacrificial steel one) then set the compass and repeatedly...
01-12-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,908
Posted By Iowegian

I see your point but that remark is accurate,...

I see your point but that remark is accurate, even if it's not very useful. French headset threading was 35x1mm, IIRC, and washers with tabs or a flat spot on them interchange well enough, if the...
01-05-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Iowegian

I've had a few old Stumpjumpers, including one of...

I've had a few old Stumpjumpers, including one of the 500 or so 1981's (since sold) IIRC. The very early bikes seemed to come with a mish-mash of parts, apparently due to what Specialized could...
12-09-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,550
Posted By Iowegian

I'g glad I stumbled on this thread. I, too, have...

I'g glad I stumbled on this thread. I, too, have a SS project in the works and the info here was great. It's just a F/F/HS at this point as it was stripped when I bought it. I've since recycled the...
12-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By Iowegian

'sawzall' blades usually have a tapered end. ...

'sawzall' blades usually have a tapered end. That might allow you to get started with the tapered end and then proceed farther down the post as you cut a slot.
10-24-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By Iowegian

I think I have a pair of 27x7/8 tires although I...

I think I have a pair of 27x7/8 tires although I may have thrown them out. Free for shipping if you want them and I have them. They are really narrow, about like a 700x20 or something...
10-08-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,762
Posted By Iowegian

I'm 6'4 and find 64-65 cm frames to fit me best. ...

I'm 6'4 and find 64-65 cm frames to fit me best. Fit is personal of course but you may want to extend the search to larger framed bikes.
10-01-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Iowegian

I have 2 80mm and 2 105mm. They are both in...

I have 2 80mm and 2 105mm. They are both in decent rider condition. PM if you're interested and I'll get pictures, etc.
09-24-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,657
Posted By Iowegian

I've used lye to dissolve a stem that was stuck...

I've used lye to dissolve a stem that was stuck in a fork but I hated working with something so dangerous so this time when I had a stuck seat post I tried something else.

First, I cut the post...
09-03-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By Iowegian

I've seen those as well. Maybe on an...

I've seen those as well. Maybe on an Austro-Daimler? or Raleigh? but I know I've met them before...
08-27-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By Iowegian

I passed on the bike and someone else bought it. ...

I passed on the bike and someone else bought it. I hope I don't regret the decision but I don't need a project bike right now even though this one is a pretty rare find that would most likely fit...
08-25-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,264
Posted By Iowegian

I have an OEM chain holder plus pins from a...

I have an OEM chain holder plus pins from a Criterium model. I assume they are the same but I can take a photo if needed. $5 shipped. Can't help on the pump peg.
08-23-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By Iowegian

I have a blank Ti bike that was imported/built by...

I have a blank Ti bike that was imported/built by Sampson. Where does one find Huffy decals??

But I'd probably have to paint it first to make it worth while and I don't think I can go that far....
08-23-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,005
Posted By Iowegian

The most important measurement is the steer tube...

The most important measurement is the steer tube length. If that is too short, you won't be able to use the fork at all since the fork steer tube won't extend past the top of the head tube and...
08-23-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,674
Posted By Iowegian

Don't try to remove them unless they are new and...

Don't try to remove them unless they are new and supple....

Seriously, sorry about your mishap. I'm sticking to the supple part though so maybe next time try to heat them up to make them a bit...
08-22-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,005
Posted By Iowegian

Size? I have a Easton EC30 or something that has...

Size? I have a Easton EC30 or something that has about 6" of steer tube with 4" of threads. Obviously a replacement fork but it's as nice as most low-budget carbon forks out there.
08-21-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By Iowegian

Thanks everyone. I really appreciate your insight...

Thanks everyone. I really appreciate your insight and experience.

The seat tube is 26.2 but the original post is residing in another one of the seller's bikes (with a shim) so it will have to be...
08-20-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,427
Posted By Iowegian

Thoughts on a possible Cinelli?

I'm contemplating buying this frameset as I don't have a good Cino or Eroica bike and this one fits (in both ways). I'm not an expert on Cinelli's but this sure looks like a 72-ish model although...
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