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02-20-19, 06:11 PM
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Posted By crank_addict

That's cool. Ive been tinkering the idea of...

That's cool. Ive been tinkering the idea of taking a mid 1990s atb and fit with the Microshift 1 x 11 kit. The package is extremely attractive priced including the monster range cassette. Only...
02-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By crank_addict

^ T-mar, you are most appreciated! I've...

^ T-mar, you are most appreciated!

I've come across more than once, an Ofmega crank with Los Angeles 1984 script and also Continental tubular tires with LA84. All part of the Olympic marketing...
02-20-19, 05:44 PM
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Posted By crank_addict

Terrific job and neat presentation. Before the...

Terrific job and neat presentation.
Before the chain installation, suggest to mock shift the derailleurs and set the limit screws. Prior though make sure the dropout is aligned and the front changer...
02-20-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,056
Posted By crank_addict

^Great looking product and boldly offering for...

^Great looking product and boldly offering for the classic market. Something Shimano, Sram and Campagnolo don't seem to target.

As for Microshift, this company is making very robust and...
02-19-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 688
Posted By crank_addict

Just flop them on top. ...

Just flop them on top.

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02-19-19, 06:15 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By crank_addict

✔ (That's a confirmation check mark, not Nike...


(That's a confirmation check mark, not Nike swoosho)
02-19-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By crank_addict

I concur with steelbikeguy above. Likely most are...

I concur with steelbikeguy above. Likely most are 2 taper but its the taper length that gets to be trouble.

This is different than overall or between bearings.

Mix and match is a crapshoot...
02-19-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By crank_addict

Found the following link most informative....

Found the following link most informative. Courtesy of BikePro 1996.
Topline Bike Cranks - the Buyer's Guide, 2015 (http://www.bikepro.com/products/cranks/topline.html)

Here's a portion of the...
02-19-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By crank_addict

Enter Topline + Ace in ebay. ...

Enter Topline + Ace in ebay.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/722x523/ace_330gm_crank_26b1c54c153cd200b1481db2303ed2694edf7c6b.png

Ace brand from Singapore avail in 170mm /...
02-19-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 834
Posted By crank_addict

There was a short lived product that made...

There was a short lived product that made traditional pedals and toe clips work rather well, called Super Strap. Well, yes... that's what marketing came up with but anyways I think its demise was...
02-19-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By crank_addict

You can buy brand new very much similar to...

You can buy brand new very much similar to Topline, but no milled arms and the pedal threads go completely through. JIS taper. 165 and 170mm length. Cost approx. $100. Singaporean.
Labeled brands as...
02-19-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By crank_addict

Groovy pic. 'Tweed Rides' are out. Having...

Groovy pic. 'Tweed Rides' are out.

Having both of these bikes, this might be the new 'hip ride' attire - for the ladies anyways. Lol
02-19-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 688
Posted By crank_addict

Just last summer, started to use a Sea Sucker and...

Just last summer, started to use a Sea Sucker and really like it. Not a permanent solution but more of a convenience to use with alternate vehicles, very compact to take along as back-up if the car...
02-19-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 834
Posted By crank_addict

If you're not into fancy branding shoes and...

If you're not into fancy branding shoes and perhaps want to try clipless on a budget, consider Gavin.

They offer a few different road shoes compatible for both SPD or Look cleats. There's a...
02-18-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By crank_addict

Here's a pic assist of the OPs crank. Looks like...

Here's a pic assist of the OPs crank. Looks like Topline.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1078x769/op_topline_crank_4f594d591ad52e2ba223bf11d24d50342ecdedc2.png

Here's a...
02-18-19, 10:40 PM
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Views: 312
Posted By crank_addict

Vintage content: Battle of the Netwerk Starz - bike race

Laugh along with Howard Cosell

starts at 11:00 min mark

https://youtu.be/D69CLZBlpYo
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02-18-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 9,401
Posted By crank_addict

The mentioning of Pat Boone reminded me of his...

The mentioning of Pat Boone reminded me of his album

I'm in a Metal Mood: No more Mr. Nice Guy

Who would've thought? I listened to a live radio interview of Boone and how this album came to be....
02-18-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By crank_addict

Early Trek with Campy Record. ...

Early Trek with Campy Record.

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02-18-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,769
Posted By crank_addict

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/816x1056/page_01_3__edb3f0edd6063219187eb2d5f3ea9c0d93b0779d.jpg...
02-18-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,769
Posted By crank_addict

Smoke and mirrors. Probably to divert the...

Smoke and mirrors. Probably to divert the Russians whom supplied the tubing, thinking was exclusive to be used in bicycle production.
02-18-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,769
Posted By crank_addict

Wow! Nice score and build. Perhaps tag...

Wow! Nice score and build.

Perhaps tag RobbieTunes here and hopefully make the Coppi event Autumn 2019.
02-18-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,467
Posted By crank_addict

^^ Familiar story. Years ago at our old house, a...

^^ Familiar story. Years ago at our old house, a neighbor gave me a 50's era Schwinn Hornet, woman's and in two tone brown and cream (add a third tone -natural rust). Balloon tire, down swept faux...
02-18-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 9,754
Posted By crank_addict

Reading through this thread, my thoughts are not...

Reading through this thread, my thoughts are not so much about the bike but how collectively we think.

The OP had a spark to do it, and in his interpretation.

Another is by the well respected...
02-18-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 834
Posted By crank_addict

Your bike crank in 1985 has 9/16" x 20 tpi pedal...

Your bike crank in 1985 has 9/16" x 20 tpi pedal axle threads.

That same era, the clipless pedal was just being introduced and used by some of the pro's, using Look.

Suggest you start out with...
02-18-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,746
Posted By crank_addict

Cosmos equipped with Gipiemme. (spotted on...

Cosmos equipped with Gipiemme.
(spotted on eBay)

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1051x718/cosmos_97c3e3a3ad988ba615e2af9c0f207e087fb2ff92.png
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