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03-05-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Ross200

TA or daVinci. Modular so they can be whatever...

TA or daVinci. Modular so they can be whatever you want and need. Very wide range of lengths. Strong AND light. Make your own chainline!

What's not to like?
02-28-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Ross200

That groupset looks good on the bike it is on!

That groupset looks good on the bike it is on!
02-26-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Ross200

The rear did track the front nicely--but it was...

The rear did track the front nicely--but it was often hard to find a straight tube on the frame. The one in the bike shed is just as warped as it was in 1985.
02-26-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ross200

Trek 710-700 series from this era are very...

Trek 710-700 series from this era are very underrated.

Nice looking ride!
02-26-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Ross200

Microsoft R9 is Shimano 9 compatible for sure...

Microsoft R9 is Shimano 9 compatible for sure with "fresh" cable and housing. Ultegra mechs can last a long time with the occasional clean.
02-26-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By Ross200

aaronmichael- Have you actually test fit...

aaronmichael-

Have you actually test fit spokes in the hub flange? Do you detect play at the spoke hole? Some hub maker have enlarged the spoke holes in their hubs at the request of volume...
02-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Ross200

I believe one of reasons for Santana's early...

I believe one of reasons for Santana's early success in the tandem market was their test ride program. At Bud's Bike shop in Claremont, the prospective captain would go out as stoker on a bike...
02-19-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,996
Posted By Ross200

Looking good-thanks for the update!

Looking good-thanks for the update!
02-15-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By Ross200

Traditional 3 piece BB slides right by-most...

Traditional 3 piece BB slides right by-most likely what came out. One can remove the offending screw/bolt and cable guide, install cartridge BB and re install said cable guide and securing...
Forum: Touring
02-15-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Ross200

+1!

+1!
02-15-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Ross200

If you drop one cog-"8 of 9 on 7"

If you drop one cog-"8 of 9 on 7"
02-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Ross200

I've been running 700 X 43 on these decades...

I've been running 700 X 43 on these decades before you called it a "gravel" bike.
02-10-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Ross200

Must be time to ride-have fun! Looking good

Must be time to ride-have fun! Looking good
02-09-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Ross200

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/cables/jtek-stepped-ch...

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/cables/jtek-stepped-chrome-ferrules-37-mm-insert-for-5-mm-gear-outer-pack-of-4/?geoc=US

As noted, 4 mm doesn't fit the real "diver's bell" stop.

Park old flat 8...
02-09-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By Ross200

We use TA rings many of our triple setups, tandem...

We use TA rings many of our triple setups, tandem and half bike. The outer and middle rings come with pins but not ramps. They shift fine and last much longer than stock Shimano for us. The great...
02-08-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By Ross200

Some find Power Grips to be a helpful...

Some find Power Grips to be a helpful compromise/transition in this challenging situation.
02-05-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By Ross200

+1 on the disruption. Around here they are...

+1 on the disruption. Around here they are playing chicken with fire trucks and ambulances on calls in addition to regular traffic. And other cyclists. They are also making moves to physically...
02-05-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ross200

After switching the ring(s) and backing off the...

After switching the ring(s) and backing off the limit screws, does the FD have enough range to get all three rings if you disconnect the cable?
02-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By Ross200

FWIW, upper level (XT/Ultegra and above)Shimano...

FWIW, upper level (XT/Ultegra and above)Shimano rear road and mtb hubs have used 3/16 in balls for some time. Not enough riders were wearing out hubs fast enough to support Shimano's program of...
02-04-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ross200

A lack of "throw" might indicate an...

A lack of "throw" might indicate an incompatibility between the brifters and the FD. Are your new brifters dropper or flat bar? Current Tourney offerings seem to be flat bar only. Front chainline...
02-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Ross200

Maybe more like WTB?

Maybe more like WTB?
01-22-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ross200

Some Suntour Mountech FD have a "step" or notch...

Some Suntour Mountech FD have a "step" or notch at the bottom of the cage to clear the cable and chainstay on touring bikes with lots of hanger drop.

Campagnolo 8/9 speed triple FD have short...
01-20-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Ross200

Jagwire has shift cables longer than 4 meters in...

Jagwire has shift cables longer than 4 meters in both Shimano/Sram and Campagnolo ends. Shops that deal in recumbents are more likely to have longer cables in stock(in non-COVID times anyway). ...
01-15-21, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Ross200

68mm x 116 might indicate a BSC bottom bracket is...

68mm x 116 might indicate a BSC bottom bracket is in order?
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Ross200

I believe Chris Kvale has some NOS French steerer...

I believe Chris Kvale has some NOS French steerer tubes 260 mm long-$25. They are around. Or generic 4130 25 mm od.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-11-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By Ross200

What about steerer tube replacement?

What about steerer tube replacement?
01-08-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Ross200

Ideale 90?

Ideale 90?
12-06-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,244
Posted By Ross200

Used 1 in tandem rim brake fork on the auction...

Used 1 in tandem rim brake fork on the auction site starting at $50.

You might contact Tandems LTD or Tandems East (or other tandem specialist)and inquire. R&E lists new for $275.

If it...
11-30-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,244
Posted By Ross200

Specified by Dimension for "general recreational...

Specified by Dimension for "general recreational riding only"??? On a half bike!

You and your stoker (and Cousin IT). deserve a real tandem fork.
11-27-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By Ross200

Also a wire spring clip to hold the pawls. Dental...

Also a wire spring clip to hold the pawls. Dental floss works with no tool.
11-24-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By Ross200

The link wires come in several different lengths....

The link wires come in several different lengths. The right length and the proper color coded Shimano setup tool generally gets you close in a short time unless there are problems not related to the...
07-29-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By Ross200

6003 RS should be the bearings. Phil Wood...

6003 RS should be the bearings. Phil Wood spindle is 17 mm replacement. Internal collars can be used.
06-09-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ross200

Perhaps a slightly more modern variation of the...

Perhaps a slightly more modern variation of the popular 1890's "courting tandem" or "gent back"? Much sought after back in the day.
04-15-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Ross200

I thought it IS a 40 yr old C&V crank?

I thought it IS a 40 yr old C&V crank?
01-13-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By Ross200

+1 on the hole at the end of the crack. Rdie...

+1 on the hole at the end of the crack. Rdie it-you'll like it!
12-01-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,534
Posted By Ross200

Dry Ice Blasting

Dry Ice Blasting
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