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11-15-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,423
Posted By robertj298

This .Pluss Why do people drive a 1963 Corvette...

This .Pluss Why do people drive a 1963 Corvette instead of a 2020?
11-02-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,830
Posted By robertj298

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The Grey Ghost.
10-02-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 156,965
Posted By robertj298

Interested in a winter project of converting this...

Interested in a winter project of converting this old Valley Runner I picked up for $60. The frame is
in great shape so other than new tires , cables and bearings serviced what would you recommend...
09-30-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 956
Posted By robertj298

Herei thought everyone here was an expert on...

Herei thought everyone here was an expert on things vintage lol...
09-11-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,357
Posted By robertj298

New to me for the second time. I sold this bike a...

New to me for the second time. I sold this bike a couple years ago and really missed
it. Well the kid I sold it to put it back up for sale a couple months ago for $50 less
than what I sold it to...
09-10-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By robertj298

Maybe because there was only one Dura Ace AX...

Maybe because there was only one Dura Ace AX rear derailleur AX 7300
09-10-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By robertj298

Bag is sold

Bag is sold
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By robertj298

I member on here had a set of AME hoods he was...

I member on here had a set of AME hoods he was willing to part
with that fit perfectly. I'd like to find another set for my Team Fuji.
09-08-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16,780
Views: 1,782,750
Posted By robertj298

Super Strada first country ride ...

Super Strada first country ride
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09-05-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By robertj298

Univega Super Strada almost done

It's bee refurbished except for the front derailleur cable. The dura ace ax components were different than other bikes I've done and for the life of me
I can't figure out how the front derailleur...
09-03-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By robertj298

Ended up getting this tape and this housing ...

Ended up getting this tape and this housing
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09-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By robertj298

This would be me on my bike lol

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08-30-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 209,317
Posted By robertj298

Picked this up a couple weeks ago. I'm waiting to...

Picked this up a couple weeks ago. I'm waiting to find brake hoods to put new tape on it....
08-29-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 463,567
Posted By robertj298

That's funny. I did the same thing and asked him...

That's funny. I did the same thing and asked him to measure it for me and he never got back back with me then a week ago I saw it listed again and messaged again and it took him several days to get...
08-27-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 463,567
Posted By robertj298

Sounds like I did ok for$190.

Sounds like I did ok for$190.
08-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 463,567
Posted By robertj298

Picked this up local today. She's dirty and needs...

Picked this up local today. She's dirty and needs some work but the frame is in really nice shape, plus it fits me.
Looks like all the components are original Dura Ace except I'm not sure about the...
08-19-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By robertj298

Team Fuji moves to the country.

Maiden voyage of 23 miles today. A very nice ride.
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08-15-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By robertj298

The problem was I'm an idiot. I broke the chain 2...

The problem was I'm an idiot. I broke the chain 2 links short instead of 2 links longer. I repeat I'm an idiot.
08-15-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By robertj298

The problem is that I'm an idiot. I hate to admit...

The problem is that I'm an idiot. I hate to admit it but I broke the chain 2 links short instead of 2 links longer. I repeat I'k an idiot.
08-13-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By robertj298

Miyata is sold

Miyata is sold
08-11-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By robertj298

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08-11-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By robertj298

1984 Team Fuji

I've been working this past week on it. All new bearings in bottom bracket,head set and wheel hubs. Cleaned it up a bit and put a new seat on it. Just waiting for a new chain and bar tape...
08-02-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By robertj298

She's back!!!!!

This was my very first vintage bicycle.After collecting an Ironam and Miyata 912 I decided to sell it.Sold it 2 or 3 years ago to a young man that lived 10 miles away.
So I was surprised to see he...
07-14-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By robertj298

Immaculate Miyata 912 for sale or trade

1986 Miyata 912 for sale or trade . 60 cm. I would prefer to trade for a 58cm Team Fuji or Centurion Ironman but would consider others.
The bike is about in as new condition as you can get for a...
06-10-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By robertj298

Picked this floor pump up today for $10

I have a couple cheap floor pumps that I always see to have trouble with so I picked this up
locally for $10 .The girl told me they had 2 and didn't need this one. I tried it out and it seems
to...
06-08-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,594
Posted By robertj298

I think that might be it. I noticed afterwards my...

I think that might be it. I noticed afterwards my cranks had some play to them so I tightened and rode it again and now there is play again. I'm going to pull it apart tonight and check
05-26-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,148
Posted By robertj298

Turned out to be the one or both of the pedals. I...

Turned out to be the one or both of the pedals. I noticed they weren't on very tight so I removed them and put on some old Shimano 105 pedals and it cured the problem.. Put some oil on the old pedals...
05-25-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,148
Posted By robertj298

I think you are correct. There is a slight up and...

I think you are correct. There is a slight up and down front to back play on the seat. I took it all apart
cleaned and lightly lubed it but no matter how tight I tighten it to the rails I still...
05-10-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By robertj298

I was just kidding. I like my 615 a lot but I...

I was just kidding. I like my 615 a lot but I think I like my Sequoia more even though it's larger than what I should be riding but it is comfortable.
05-04-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By robertj298

Says a guy who has posted almost 2,000 times in 2...

Says a guy who has posted almost 2,000 times in 2 years lol
05-04-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By robertj298

I've developed a problem in all 5 of my vintage Bikes

All 5 of them seems to have lost horsepower and I can't figure it out.:foo::foo:
05-02-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By robertj298

Yep I didn't realize they sent me both brake and...

Yep I didn't realize they sent me both brake and shifter housing. I though it was all the same.:foo:
04-30-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By robertj298

I already have the Aldi stand but since this was...

I already have the Aldi stand but since this was free I thought why not. It will make a nice display stand for vintage bikes.
04-24-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By robertj298

I think you're right. I just finished cleaning...

I think you're right. I just finished cleaning putting new grease and bearings in the headset, bottom bracket and wheel hubs and it rides great
04-18-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By robertj298

I did it!!!!!!

With a lot of help on here I was able to replace, clean and re grease bottom bracket, wheel hubs and headset bearings.
A total of 104 bearings.Whats even more amazing is everything works like it was...
04-16-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By robertj298

Saw this and couldn't resist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4herWkGMiaM
04-14-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,172
Posted By robertj298

They are pricey. Can't just use vice grips with a...

They are pricey. Can't just use vice grips with a rag around the nut to protect it? lol
04-13-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,370
Posted By robertj298

!985 Specialized Sequoia ...

!985 Specialized Sequoia
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04-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By robertj298

I went ahead and cleaned and put new bearings and...

I went ahead and cleaned and put new bearings and grease in. The old grease was kind of dry and the color of peanut butter.
The old bearings looked good but I thought I might as well put new ones in...
04-11-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By robertj298

I don't feel too stretched out but my seat is...

I don't feel too stretched out but my seat is about level with the bars
04-11-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By robertj298

Would this be considered French fit?

Just put new bottom bracket bearings in, regreased hub bearings. Rides great. At 62 cm the bike is probably too big but it is very comfortable to ride like this. O could probably raise the seat a...
04-11-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By robertj298

I used the pointed end of a pocket knife. They...

I used the pointed end of a pocket knife. They came off pretty easily and I don't think I damaged them.
04-09-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By robertj298

Thanks guys .The explanation finally sank in. I...

Thanks guys .The explanation finally sank in. I think I'm getting feeble in my old age.
04-07-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By robertj298

I thought it might be easier but it doesn't seem...

I thought it might be easier but it doesn't seem that way to mebut I guess the sealed unit stays cleaner.
04-07-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By robertj298

I thought it might be easier to put in a new...

I thought it might be easier to put in a new cartridge bottom bracket but after reading all
this I think Ill just replace the old bearings with new ones lol.I have it all taken apart
and everything...
04-02-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,486
Posted By robertj298

1986 Miyata 912 I found hanging in a garage....

1986 Miyata 912 I found hanging in a garage. Still had the original Miyata tires on it....
04-01-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By robertj298

I've changed 2 freewheels from uniglide to...

I've changed 2 freewheels from uniglide to hyperglide with no problems
Both provide smoother and quieter shifting after the change
03-30-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By robertj298

I've switched 2 uniglide freewheels to hyperglide...

I've switched 2 uniglide freewheels to hyperglide . Both shift smoother and quieter with the new freewheels.
03-27-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,274
Posted By robertj298

My 1988 Miyata 615. ...

My 1988 Miyata 615.
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03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By robertj298

Out of shape.

After prostate problems and eventually laser surgery back last June. I've finally been able to ride a bit since the weather is starting to cooperate. Did 8 miles the other day and it wore me out. At...
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