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11-27-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By scarlson

Quill expander and bolt are aluminum. They are...

Quill expander and bolt are aluminum. They are 8mm diameter, 1mm pitch.

You know, maybe this quill expander bolt is an OMAS. It doesn't say anything, but its size and shape and pitch and hex are...
11-26-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By scarlson

130mm Cinelli 1R, newer logo, good clamp wedge

Excellent condition, barely used, good wedge clamper thingy, all bolts good, very few scuffs visible when inserted into bike. 26.4 bar diameter. 130mm extension.

$95 shipped CONUS. Venmo...
11-25-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By scarlson

I really have no recollection! Wheels, maybe? A...

I really have no recollection! Wheels, maybe? A frame? Kids bike? Someone had abandoned a bunch of bike parts on the corner outside my apartment that year and I'd taken them in, built some bikes out...
11-25-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By scarlson

I rode one once, back maybe 10 years ago in...

I rode one once, back maybe 10 years ago in Burlington Vermont. I was selling something bike-related on Craigslist and the lady I was doing business with asked me if I wanted to see her Strida....
11-24-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By scarlson

Sold and shipped to Hobbiano ! Sorry, Maohaus

Sold and shipped to Hobbiano !

Sorry, Maohaus
11-24-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By scarlson

Hobbiano you are first in line, PM replied to....

Hobbiano you are first in line, PM replied to. Maohaus you are second. I will keep you posted!

I did not realize these racks are so popular! I broke a couple Jim Blackburns on tour back in the...
11-23-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Gawd, if I had a nickel for every time a friend...

Gawd, if I had a nickel for every time a friend or relative asked me that... :lol: only they weren't joking :cry:
11-23-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4,696
Views: 486,482
Posted By scarlson

So we're out on a ride. My buddy tells me his...

So we're out on a ride. My buddy tells me his crank seems loose. He can't backpedal without the chain derailing, and it's rubbing the front derailleur to no small degree. So we stop, look everything...
11-23-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By scarlson

Jim Blackburn front rack

For sale is a "made in USA" "Jim Blackburn" marked front rack, with single tang to hold it to the fork behind a caliper or centerpull brake if you so desire. It came to me on a 700c Trek of some sort...
11-23-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Thanks for chiming in! Always happy to hear from...

Thanks for chiming in! Always happy to hear from you on this thread, as your Frek definitely inspired me to build this thing ;)

I read a bit of the blog. I like his writing style, and can identify...
11-19-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By scarlson

Not only did it flex more, it left Laurent in the...

Not only did it flex more, it left Laurent in the lurch! He lost the 1982 Paris-Tours race because of this. He had a substantial lead and a tailwind when his BB broke. This pic says it all.
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11-18-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 822
Posted By scarlson

Paul de Vivie (alias Vélocio) recommended using a...

Paul de Vivie (alias Vélocio) recommended using a stick for upshifts and the heel of the boot for downshifts.

Just going back to their roots at Riv, clearly.
11-18-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Here are some details of the fork wiring. I...

Here are some details of the fork wiring.
I have a DynoJack courtesy of southpawboston , wired to feed from the dynamo. The fender (and thus the front and rear lights) plug into one socket. The...
11-18-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Tube and lugs ordered for replacing the headtube....

Tube and lugs ordered for replacing the headtube. Should be a fun learning experience!

Here are a few pics with the new fork. I've used the original Suntour droputs, and I made some braze-ons like...
11-18-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,370
Posted By scarlson

Thanks for all the responses about this! I've...

Thanks for all the responses about this! I've definitely learned something about Trek history, reading these posts.

These 600 series bikes look to have had the rear (seatstays, chainstays) and the...
11-16-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Oh, so jealous! I hope you get to do it.

Oh, so jealous! I hope you get to do it.
11-16-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

Can't afford right now. No time, no money. As a...

Can't afford right now. No time, no money. As a PhD student-worker in the life sciences, I make less than a living wage and work 60+ hours a week, with no expectation of paid time off. I was very...
11-16-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,813
Posted By scarlson

To bring this thread up to date: 1. I rode 130...

To bring this thread up to date:
1. I rode 130 miles, Boston to Provincetown, a couple times on this bike. It's amazing! It really helped me rediscover the joy of distance riding. It was perfect for...
11-16-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,370
Posted By scarlson

The one-piece headtube is not reparable by...

The one-piece headtube is not reparable by internally sleeving. Here is why:

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11-10-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,019
Posted By scarlson

I will make one myself when the time comes. It's...

I will make one myself when the time comes. It's heartening to know that the Trek never broke anywhere I did any brazing or modification. Just pretty much everywhere I did not.

Maybe to get my...
11-10-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,019
Posted By scarlson

Of course, it's my René Hubris gugie-fied Trek...

Of course, it's my René Hubris gugie-fied Trek 61x, 1982. Fast, supple, lightweight, and basically a copy of a '50s René Herse.
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11-06-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By scarlson

I normally use a coarse file. Takes the glazing...

I normally use a coarse file. Takes the glazing off the pads, too, so the shard will be in bright relief against fresh pad material. Then dig the shard out with a sharp pick or pocket screwdriver.
11-05-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By scarlson

If you saw the amount of massaging your average...

If you saw the amount of massaging your average frame goes through in order to be aligned right from the framebuilder or factory, you'd be fine with spreading or squeezing anything.

If you're...
11-05-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,370
Posted By scarlson

My Trek 61x from 1982 just broke in exactly the...

My Trek 61x from 1982 just broke in exactly the same spot!

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11-05-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By scarlson

OK, I'll buy them! vtchuck let me know where to...

OK, I'll buy them! vtchuck let me know where to send the moneys and I'll PM you my address!
11-04-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By scarlson

Yeah these really don't have very good clearances...

Yeah these really don't have very good clearances with the 27" wheels they came with! But, I have done 700c and 650b to the mixte version I talked about earlier, and they are both good. The BB seemed...
11-04-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By scarlson

Also funny how much the 575SL decal is made to...

Also funny how much the 575SL decal is made to look like a Reynolds decal. When I first saw one, years ago, I thought it was Reynolds until I did a double-take and saw that it said Raleigh.

But,...
11-03-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By scarlson

I kind of want these. This is a good deal. But I...

I kind of want these. This is a good deal. But I also have wide feet and I don't know about it. What exactly about them wasn't right for you? Just didn't hold the toe strap in a wide enough circle to...
11-03-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By scarlson

I always thought this tubing was pretty good. The...

I always thought this tubing was pretty good. The mixte version of the Raleigh Olympian is one of the best mixte frames available, in my experience - and that's partially owing to the decent quality...
11-02-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,169
Posted By scarlson

And for broke young guys like me, it's clear that...

And for broke young guys like me, it's clear that having the latest and greatest isn't important! I believe I passed a rich kid on his S-Works the other day while riding my Claud Butler in sandals. I...
11-02-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 899
Posted By scarlson

If you look closely, there are chamfers on the...

If you look closely, there are chamfers on the inner edges of the sleeve already. That and not matching up with any of the Thompson diameters makes me think it's meant for the "Mavic" style BB...
11-02-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 899
Posted By scarlson

33.5-33.8mm ID is very close to the ID of a...

33.5-33.8mm ID is very close to the ID of a standard BSA bottom bracket thread. This, combined with the slight chamfer on each side of your bottom bracket shell, makes it seem like the ideal...
11-01-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 899
Posted By scarlson

Can you measure the inner diameter of the bottom...

Can you measure the inner diameter of the bottom bracket as it is now?

philpeugeot is right, it looks like it has some sort of lining or shell that might be able to be pushed out. Telling us the...
11-01-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By scarlson

Crank arms gotta be aluminum. The rings look to...

Crank arms gotta be aluminum. The rings look to be steel.
11-01-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By scarlson

What are you unsatisfied with, with your current...

What are you unsatisfied with, with your current front derailleur? Do you have trouble with the shifting? Has the metallic paint gone all crusty and unsightly? Reason I ask is, the 1055 is a pretty...
10-31-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By scarlson

Bump for price drop.

Bump for price drop.
10-31-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By scarlson

FS: Specialized tandem crankset, 110-74BCD 175mm.

Cross-posted from C&V.

Barely-used Specialized tandem crankset for sale here. 175 length, 110-74 bolt circle (110 only on timing cranks). Has the "S" logo, not the "flag" logo. Used for maybe one...
10-31-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By scarlson

FS: Nitto S83 two-bolt setback seatpost, 27.2mm - nearly new takeoff w/box

The title says it all. 27.2 seatpost, 300mm long, two bolt with setback, perfect for a Brooks. This never got used, just stuck in a frame and pulled back out a couple times. Pics say all the rest.
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10-31-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By scarlson

FS: TA Zephyr tandem crankset, 110-74/58 BCD 175mm.

Some dings and whatnot, but overall a really nice crankset for your tandem.

175mm length. It's got the 110 and 74 bolt circles, but also a "siamesed" 58 BCD that will take a "compact" granny ring...
10-31-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,060
Posted By scarlson

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10-31-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,326
Posted By scarlson

Both my bikes with downtubes, I realized, are...

Both my bikes with downtubes, I realized, are sporting mismatched pairs! Funny.
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10-29-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By scarlson

I think there's just not much data on how these...

I think there's just not much data on how these ought to be priced. The one on evilbay UK right now is similarly priced. (https://www.ebay.com/itm/164000345683)

But, I would totally pay $27.00 for...
10-29-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By scarlson

Right, I get it. It looks/feels janky. That...

Right, I get it. It looks/feels janky.

That said, I spent six months on an unsupported tour with a rig that had single eyelets on the rear dropouts. Major doubling-up action. Now I my commuter has...
10-28-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By scarlson

Any reason the racks cannot both be mounted,...

Any reason the racks cannot both be mounted, sandwich-style, on the same bolt that goes in the mid-blade eyelet?

Otherwise, just buy whatever canti-mount struts you can find and bend them to suit....
10-27-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By scarlson

Show me the numbers! We want numbers! Also,...

Show me the numbers! We want numbers!

Also, I didn't say clinchers are lighter, I said tubulars are lighter comparing apples to apples, but it's offset by your heavier toolkit.

They do ride...
10-26-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By scarlson

Back in the day, for sure. When wire beads were...

Back in the day, for sure. When wire beads were your only option for clinchers, it would have been a pound.

However, you will have to carry around an extra tire, instead of just the tube, if you...
10-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,135
Posted By scarlson

What's your freewheel/cassette situation? DT...

What's your freewheel/cassette situation? DT Swiss wheelset suggests a cassette, but maybe they made threaded hubs? If you've got a cassette with individual cogs not on an aluminum "spider" type...
10-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,375
Posted By scarlson

This. This is so true! And these digital...

This.
This is so true! And these digital designs should be made public, not kept secret as intellectual property. Honestly, who's going to make much more than pocket money on reproduction antique...
10-22-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,375
Posted By scarlson

I had two actual hoarders in the family on my...

I had two actual hoarders in the family on my father's side. What they did was a bona fide mental illness, and bears little resemblance to what we do.

The casual talk of "hoarding" that gets...
10-21-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,375
Posted By scarlson

Patience, my friend. It is one of many things on...

Patience, my friend. It is one of many things on my list. Currently all my bike building efforts going into trying to get my Trek back on the road so I have something with fenders to ride the next...
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