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03-01-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,156
Posted By jish1969

I finally get to throw my hat into this ring......

I finally get to throw my hat into this ring... just finished this Roberts I spent the winter on. Old English meets new English......
02-28-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

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Finished just in time to go to work...Initial assessment after 2...
02-14-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By jish1969

Thats what I was hoping to hear! I have no prior...

Thats what I was hoping to hear! I have no prior SA experience, so didnt know if that was the sound to be expected! Thanks
02-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By jish1969

except for the chainring/crank, which is very...

except for the chainring/crank, which is very clean, everything is brand new.
02-14-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By jish1969

Chainline questions

So question for you pros out there. The O.L.D. on the SA SRF--3 hub is 119 and my BB spindle is 120. I'm getting a noise from the rear sprocket and chain, but should it concern me? While I'm no...
02-12-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

So question for you pros out there. The OLD on...

So question for you pros out there. The OLD on the SA SRF--3 hub is 119 and my BB spindle is 120. I'm getting a noise from the rear sprocket and chain, but should it concern me? While I'm no...
02-11-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,156
Posted By jish1969

Did you have to get a shorter BB? I'm doing the...

Did you have to get a shorter BB? I'm doing the SRF-3 conversion on my Charles Roberts and thinking I need a 107 or 110...
02-10-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Yes they did, but at least now I have a lot of...

Yes they did, but at least now I have a lot of balls...lol
02-10-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Progress. It's been slow going, but it's been...

Progress. It's been slow going, but it's been frigid in CNY and my kerosene heater can't keep up. Couldn't find a set of long reach calipers until a friend reached out with a newer set of Tektros he...
12-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 363,760
Posted By jish1969

Hi thanks for the offer! I'm looking for a pair...

Hi thanks for the offer! I'm looking for a pair at the moment, but if you find two definitely let me know.
Cheers,
Josh
12-17-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 363,760
Posted By jish1969

ISO long reach calipers

Need some long reach calipers for my Roberts 3 speed build. I have for trade the short reach Gran Comp's in good condition. The release levers have some rust/chrome loss but doesn't affect...
12-15-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Got some new bearings in the headset yesterday,...

Got some new bearings in the headset yesterday, but I think I may only get a season or two out of it. Now I have to wait until my quarantine ends to get to my LBS. The wife bought me the wheels for...
12-13-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By jish1969

My 1970 P15 has slotted cable housings, on the...

My 1970 P15 has slotted cable housings, on the right side if that helps...
12-12-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

I measured earlier with a tape measure and got...

I measured earlier with a tape measure and got 124 after I converted, so I assumed 126. I finally found my ruler and it's 120. That SA hub is 127...rats. Seems I need to find an AW hub then...
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12-12-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Digging this wheelset, I just wish it came in...

Digging this wheelset, I just wish it came in silver/chrome. The black could look good I suppose....

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12-11-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Thanks, will do. I'm debating how far I want to...

Thanks, will do. I'm debating how far I want to go with this now. I'll definitely put the new bearings in the headset, and the Stronglight BB has already been overhauled, but I would need to replace...
12-09-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

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Well I took it all apart and it cleaned up nicely. This is how it...
12-03-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

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12-03-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

A strong mix of parts on this rig. Campy front D,...

A strong mix of parts on this rig. Campy front D, cable guides, hubs, seatpost, Stronglight spindle, Suntour Cyclone rear D and shifters, Cinelli bars, and I don't know what the stem is...
12-03-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Yes that's a Denver license on it, makes me...

Yes that's a Denver license on it, makes me wonder how the heck it got to CNY...this bike has definitely not been ridden on decades. Or it was rode hard and put away wet. BB is rusty as hell, spokes...
12-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

It's the paint that already flaked off. It's...

It's the paint that already flaked off. It's gonna be tough saving the decals....
12-02-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By jish1969

Charles Roberts

Been a while since I posted on C&V...After moving from Buffalo six years ago my cycling taste took a turn from classic to mountain and gravel. Buffalo was so nice for vintage rides, but central New...
03-19-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By jish1969

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Views: 2,187
Posted By jish1969

Shimano 600 Arabesque-nearly complete groupset

I have a nearly complete Arabesque groupset that I will be unloading soon, but wanted to get some opinions on a price. Its only missing the headset and brake levers. I also have the wheels as well,...
11-10-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,290,460
Posted By jish1969

ISO: Shimano 8x2spd indexed downtube shifters. I...

ISO: Shimano 8x2spd indexed downtube shifters. I just helped a buddy of mine nab an early 90's Cannondale R700 with Shimano 600 Tricolor RD and 8 spd cassette. It came with TT bars and twist grip...
05-04-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By jish1969

Steve Bauer Boreas

It took quite a while to find the wife a suitable road bike in her size, especially at my price point(dirt cheap), but patience paid off. It needed to be lightweight and indexed, as this will be her...
03-30-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

23.46km today; that brings me up to 45.44km total...

23.46km today; that brings me up to 45.44km total so far. We got another 1/2 foot if snow this weekend so it was a muddy ride the likes of which this bike hasn't seen in a decade or two. Sorry no...
03-24-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,083
Posted By jish1969

I use a can of SuperTech Extreme Pressure...

I use a can of SuperTech Extreme Pressure Multi-Duty Complex grease for BB, headsets and wheels, and 3 in 1 lube oil for the chain. Probably not the best, but it gets the job done. My grease is...
03-24-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

I am extremely jealous right now, lol...I think...

I am extremely jealous right now, lol...I think it is 1984, the first year offered, it sat right next to my wife's Sierra in the catalog...
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03-15-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

It was still nippy out but nice enough for a ride...

It was still nippy out but nice enough for a ride today. I went out to Squaw Island and gave the Sierra the muddy love that it probably hasn't seen in quite a long time. The bridge in the background...
03-02-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,385
Posted By jish1969

My 1970 P-15 Paramount was free, a buddy of mine...

My 1970 P-15 Paramount was free, a buddy of mine was given it, but it was too big, thought it would be perfect for me. This was before I knew much about road bikes...
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02-28-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

-25 F is only bad for derailleurs, I had a fun...

-25 F is only bad for derailleurs, I had a fun day today in the backcountry...
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02-28-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

Only 8.6km on the Sierra so far, but I'm really...

Only 8.6km on the Sierra so far, but I'm really gonna need the Buffalo weather to start cooperating...Wind chill is putting us in the -25 area today...
02-23-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By jish1969

I was thinking that too, but I think I will start...

I was thinking that too, but I think I will start with getting the Miyata head tube decal put on each side of the fork, or even the Miyata decal on the chainstay, going up and down the fork...
02-23-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By jish1969

I don't hate it...

It wasn't my first choice, but I was getting nowhere trying to find a suitable replacement fork for the Seven-Ten. I had also avoided riding it last year because the fork was bent above the crown. ...
02-19-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

With the new rubber,grips, and hyperglide FW I'm...

With the new rubber,grips, and hyperglide FW I'm just about done and this bike doesnt feel so klunkerish anymore...$86 so far...

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02-18-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

I just came back from the co-op with a 14-28T...

I just came back from the co-op with a 14-28T Hyperglide freewheel to replace the original 14-34T that had about 6 broken sprockets. While upside down in the livingroom it does appear to shift much...
02-16-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

Well then, with 17 bucks and some change...

Well then, with 17 bucks and some change remaining this could get interesting for me...
02-16-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

Looks like the previous O upgraded the rear D to...

Looks like the previous O upgraded the rear D to a Shimano STX IG compatible, which came into existence sometime in the mid-nineties. Does anyone know if this is index compatible? If it is and I...
02-14-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

Polished and waxed the frame, freed the freewheel...

Polished and waxed the frame, freed the freewheel and chain, BB and headset overhauled, bullhorn bars polished right up, although the quill was pretty rusty, new brake cables and housing installed,...
02-13-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

Order summary

Order summary
02-12-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 67,170
Posted By jish1969

I found(and bought) the right bike for this on...

I found(and bought) the right bike for this on Sunday for 21 bucks. I already did most of the overhauling(headset, BB, freewheel) this week, and the only extra I have spent so far is in brake cables...
02-09-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,892
Posted By jish1969

1984 Schwinn Sierra fresh from the Co-op today,...

1984 Schwinn Sierra fresh from the Co-op today, it took me 15 minutes to get it from under the pile it was in, but the price was too good to pass up. I am going to give it a full teardown and...
02-05-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By jish1969

Headset question for 1985 Miyata Seven Ten

Does anyone know if the 1895 Seven Ten had a JIS or ISO headset? I dont have any calipers to measure it. Just ordered a Nashbar carbon 1 inch threaded fork and its ISO. Changing out the headset wont...
01-22-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,666
Posted By jish1969

Although I have my American made Paramount, my...

Although I have my American made Paramount, my grail would be a Pierce Bicycle, made in Buffalo NY just like me...preferably a 1901 model to coincide with the Pan-American Exposition which was also...
10-05-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,290,460
Posted By jish1969

NEED: 1985ish Miyata Seven-Ten Fork, preferably...

NEED: 1985ish Miyata Seven-Ten Fork, preferably red, OR any 57-58cm mid-eighties Japanese frame that originally came with the Suntour New Cyclone group and top mount shifter, so I can swap the group...
08-29-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,344
Posted By jish1969

For 3 years I've been hanging on to a full...

For 3 years I've been hanging on to a full Shimano 600 Arabesque group, with a triple crank to boot, and waiting to find the proper 531 lugged frame to dress up but the right one has never come...
08-20-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20,288
Views: 3,424,968
Posted By jish1969

http://buffalo.craigslist.org/bia/index100.html ...

http://buffalo.craigslist.org/bia/index100.html

Its a pretty bike, but that is one absurd price...
08-17-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,229
Posted By jish1969

That is one nice lookin' ride!

That is one nice lookin' ride!
08-17-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 600,805
Posted By jish1969

After lusting for a tourer I settled for one that...

After lusting for a tourer I settled for one that was one size too small and thought I could make it work, but its only comfortable enough to commute to work with. Its a Univega Gran Touring, Ben...
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