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09-08-21, 12:46 PM
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Posted By fender1

Please don't pay any mind to that response. He...

Please don't pay any mind to that response. He seems to not read/comprehend what's been written before responding. Just sayin. Any idea if there is a comparable Shimano freehub body?

Might one of...
08-29-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did...

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did a 50 mile ride sponsored through the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

We have done this ride 3 or 4 times over the years and this year was by far our...
08-15-21, 01:50 PM
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Posted By fender1

Got in 50 miles and it was so nice that it wasn’t...

Got in 50 miles and it was so nice that it wasn’t 90+ degrees with high humidity.

...
08-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By fender1

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else...

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else that I own. I have two rivs and a retso mod Ritchey road. Its only been a couple of hundred miles but the Lyon beats them all. Its basically like I...
08-13-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By fender1

I have been riding my recently acquired Jeff Lyon...

I have been riding my recently acquired Jeff Lyon built bike and love it! I hope yours rides as nice as mine. Congrats!
...
08-13-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By fender1

That is what questions are for........

That is what questions are for........
07-24-21, 04:02 PM
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Posted By fender1

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather! ...

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather!


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07-24-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17,960
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Posted By fender1

Ouch! What a bummer. Sorry to see it.

Ouch! What a bummer. Sorry to see it.
07-22-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By fender1

Glad the link was helpful.

Glad the link was helpful.
07-22-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By fender1

I did a painted fender option for this bike when...

I did a painted fender option for this bike when I had some mods done for braze-on center pulls and internal wiring:

...
07-18-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 981
Posted By fender1

If you stay at a 35mm tire a 45mm fender will...

If you stay at a 35mm tire a 45mm fender will give you enough clearance. The issue you will have with that frame and a 50mm fender is that you will have to indent the fender to fit between the...
07-05-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,068
Posted By fender1

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and...

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and waiting for a few more test rides to finalize with blue tape.

I bought it as a complete but to the OP’s point, sold
Most of those components on...
06-15-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By fender1

WOW! Awesome score!

WOW! Awesome score!
06-06-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,292
Posted By fender1

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06-06-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

Got in 25 on the Ritchey today but man was it hot...

Got in 25 on the Ritchey today but man was it hot out! 94 degrees and humid as all get out.

My loop took me close to home and I bailed as I was starting to feel hard-boiled.

Saw my camel friend...
06-04-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,126
Posted By fender1

In 2011, I had gotten this Rivendell A. Homer...

In 2011, I had gotten this Rivendell A. Homer Hilsen frame after selling many C&V bikes that were duplicate builds. I built it and had it about 6 months at this point.
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06-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By fender1

Another update: The Evapo-Rust did a really...

Another update:

The Evapo-Rust did a really good job removing the rust. There is some pitting but all in all it looks pretty good. Next up, some cleaner wax on the paint and see if that helps.......
05-31-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By fender1

My error! They are marked Alfa. The dark and dirt...

My error! They are marked Alfa. The dark and dirt made me think it was Atala!

...
05-31-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 958
Posted By fender1

Quick progress report. The post, stem and bottom...

Quick progress report. The post, stem and bottom bracket came out with only mild persuasion needed....

As was suggested by 3alarmer I ground down a 16mm socket and was able to get the cranks off....
05-29-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed...

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed out today.

Cut through Valley Forge National Park. Stopped at this abandoned train station.

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05-29-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,292
Posted By fender1

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05-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17,960
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Posted By fender1

I made my way to the store get some stuff for...

I made my way to the store get some stuff for dinner and ended up parking next another Voyageur!

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05-27-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,292
Posted By fender1

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05-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By fender1

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05-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By fender1

1983 Schwinn Voyageur SP

My 700c Conversion Voyageur SP "boomerang" bike. I picked this bike up off of CL about 4-5 ears ago, pretty much stock. I swapped in upright bars and shifters so my teenage son could use it. He got...
05-20-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By fender1

I use these, so once I get the toe set, I just...

I use these, so once I get the toe set, I just replace cartridges as needed....
05-17-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By fender1

Gonna be a very short thread....but you knew...

Gonna be a very short thread....but you knew that....
05-17-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By fender1

Nice Score! Nice bke as is and also a great...

Nice Score! Nice bke as is and also a great platform to personalize. I would suggest tracking down a set of lighter wheels and seeing how the ride is.
05-14-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,813
Posted By fender1

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state...

I got it from an ebay seller in Washington state ( I am in SE PA) and the listing was mis-titled and the size listed was incorrect. The paint was original and the previous owner bought the frame and...
05-13-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,813
Posted By fender1

Found a few more pictures. Looks like re-painted...

Found a few more pictures. Looks like re-painted Ritchey to me.

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05-13-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,813
Posted By fender1

Seat lug on my Ritchey: ...

Seat lug on my Ritchey:


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05-07-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By fender1

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure...

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure the front wheel to keep it from moving.
04-24-21, 04:47 PM
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Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

Got in another loop in between responsibilities...

Got in another loop in between responsibilities and the rain.

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04-24-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,317
Posted By fender1

Tom Ritchey ...

Tom Ritchey


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04-23-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

Another post-work/ early exit 20 miler. Not...

Another post-work/ early exit 20 miler. Not everyday you see a camel in someone’s suburban Philadelphia yard.....
...
04-21-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,598
Posted By fender1

I never realized I was a "red star" member? Ha!...

I never realized I was a "red star" member? Ha! Been here since 2006 when I started a bike commuting to work and was tryig to make a few ill-fitting bikes work better. I have met a number of nice...
04-20-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

Got out for 20 after getting away from work...

Got out for 20 after getting away from work early. This was a shakedown ride after swapping to mini v brakes from cantis, 38mm tires from 32mm with fenders, triple 44/34/28 from double 46/30 and to a...
04-16-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,185
Posted By fender1

Would love to find some nice $9 KT’s for this: ...

Would love to find some nice $9 KT’s for this:


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04-07-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,738
Posted By fender1

Pretty sure 35mm with fenders and 38mm without,...

Pretty sure 35mm with fenders and 38mm without, with no issues.
03-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,224
Posted By fender1

What is happening in this thread?

What is happening in this thread?
03-24-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,513
Posted By fender1

I got mine from MAP Cycles, who are no longer in...

I got mine from MAP Cycles, who are no longer in business.

You can get one from southpawboston from Velo Lumino :

https://www.velolumino.com/product/at-headlight-mount/6
03-24-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,513
Posted By fender1

Takes one to know one! :D

Takes one to know one! :D
03-24-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,513
Posted By fender1

PDW fenders over Compass 32mm ...

PDW fenders over Compass 32mm


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My other bike...
03-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fender1

Got out for 20 miles on the Ritchey today....

Got out for 20 miles on the Ritchey today. Beautiful weather and a wonderfully riding bike!

...
03-16-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By fender1

I did something similar recently with a repainted...

I did something similar recently with a repainted Ritchey:
Wheels are from Pacenti
Crank is SUN XCD which can be configured as a triple, Current set up is 46/30
RD is Microshift (same as SunXCD)...
03-16-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 75,066
Posted By fender1

Thanks! Crankset is a SUN XCD. I stumbled...

Thanks!
Crankset is a SUN XCD. I stumbled across it on ebay. Never seen one in a triple so I took a shot. I turned out to be the only bidder. The wheels are a set from Velo Orange from about 5 or 6...
03-16-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 75,066
Posted By fender1

Thanks! Yeah, 38's. I think I could go even a bit...

Thanks! Yeah, 38's. I think I could go even a bit larger if needed but these are pretty huge and fit with no issues
03-15-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 75,066
Posted By fender1

Some quick “basement level” pics. ...

Some quick “basement level” pics.


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03-02-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By fender1

I would probably go with a mix and match friction...

I would probably go with a mix and match friction drive train. SunTour Rd, Fd &barcons. Then Campy High flange hub wheel set, 49D or TA cranks etc. Be able to enjoy riding it while not straying to...
03-01-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,540
Posted By fender1

I am all about taking directives from the great...

I am all about taking directives from the great and all powerful GP. He only want's what's best for us, so throw away you SPD pedals! You have nothing to lube but your chains!
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