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07-23-13, 10:39 AM
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Posted By broomhandle

http://www.vintagecannondale.com/stickers.html ...

http://www.vintagecannondale.com/stickers.html

Still there.....

that was old news... haha
10-20-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By broomhandle

tall bike extension help

Hello,

i made a tall bike that has a 1" fork. but had the idea of putting a razor handlebar/extension on. but its 1 1/8ths threaded.

any ideas of adapting it? the razor bars dose have a clap at...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By broomhandle

if you want no part, why did you post? my...

if you want no part, why did you post?

my question is more about threads, and such.... the application is not relevant.

thanks for the help others.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-19-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By broomhandle

maybe this is easier...... i built a upside...

maybe this is easier......

i built a upside down bike. and i need a tall extension. i thought to use a razor bar/stem deal. but my fork is 1" and the razor inside is threaded for 1/8ths. i thought...
10-19-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 256,181
Posted By broomhandle

I have read thru this forum, and have been...

I have read thru this forum, and have been planning this for about 2 years now. unemployed and ready to go! but, i see 2 ways of connecting the rear. BB and shock mount. i would think teh BB is...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-19-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By broomhandle

well, dose anybody know what type of threads a 1"...

well, dose anybody know what type of threads a 1" uses? is there any type of plumbing 1" to 1 1/8th adapter?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-10, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By broomhandle

Steer extension

Hello,

I need a really tall handel bar extension. I thought of the Razor, but that is for 1 1/8ths and I have a 1" threaded

any adapters? or or any other thoughts? i have seen some for...
08-28-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,853
Posted By broomhandle

theres more rides over here: ...

theres more rides over here:

www.vintagecannondale.com
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-07, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By broomhandle

its a 93: www.vintagecannondale.com

its a 93:

www.vintagecannondale.com
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,000
Posted By broomhandle

check here for more info: ...

check here for more info:

www.vintagecannondale.com

you can check the serial and download a catalog from the year of the bike.
10-07-06, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By broomhandle

i am building a "vintage" cannondale site so...

i am building a "vintage" cannondale site so anything would help..

you guys can PM me...
10-05-06, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By broomhandle

older cannondale catalogs, anybody?

i was wondering if anybody has any older cannondale catalogs that they can scan?

i have and ill post very soon:

1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
07-26-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By broomhandle

and all the thule stuff is made in sweden right?...

and all the thule stuff is made in sweden right? where is yakima stuff made?
07-26-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By broomhandle

Yakima vs Thule

ok, i want to get a bike rack. i always liked the Thule rack, but i noticed that Yakima is everywhere. is one better than the other? i know its personal preference... but any thoughts?
07-23-06, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By broomhandle

ah, just read that artical... haha i was...

ah, just read that artical... haha

i was just wondering what you guys use besides shimanos fluid...
07-23-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By broomhandle

i have CODA brakes. and the shimano stuff is like...

i have CODA brakes. and the shimano stuff is like 20 bucks a bottle and i need it for both front and rear. and i was told i need to flush it before.

but mineral oil is mineral oil right?

if i...
07-22-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By broomhandle

Disc Brake fluid, what to use?

ok, so i guess i need to use mineral oil for my hydro brakes. but is shimanos mineral oil any different from just mineral oil?

what do you guys use?

ive heard of red tranny fluid and singer...
07-17-06, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,908
Posted By broomhandle

or fuel injection vs carb's... or a computer...

or fuel injection vs carb's...

or a computer vs a typewritter, or cd's vs tapes.....

haha

i like the old stuff too, but newer is always better... humans usually dont de-advance.

...
Forum: Recumbent
07-17-06, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By broomhandle

i was thinking of using a ladies frame, or mixte...

i was thinking of using a ladies frame, or mixte as well. i just want to do this as free as possible.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-17-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By broomhandle

cool thanx! i would just like to build a...

cool thanx! i would just like to build a recumbent as free as possible, and i thought a BMX would be the easist.
07-12-06, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By broomhandle

i would leave it alone and ride it, and upgrade a...

i would leave it alone and ride it, and upgrade a newer bike or just get a newer bike.
Forum: Recumbent
07-12-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By broomhandle

i would like to build my own recumbent, help..

i saw somebody build a recumbent out of a bmx frame, and i would like to build a recumbent. what is the best frame to use? and where would i get a seat? or just a back rest to mount on a normal seat?...
07-12-06, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By broomhandle

that was the 1st place i checked. 3rd hand has a...

that was the 1st place i checked. 3rd hand has a chain stay d-ace for like 10 bucks! nobody seems to have a single cable stop for the tubes.
07-12-06, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By broomhandle

in need of cable stops

where can i get some cable stops? i need some that clamp on the tube, single and a double and one for the chain stay.

anybody know where i can get them?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By broomhandle

building a Recumbent out of a BMX

i was planing on building a Recumbent out of a bmx frame and just stretch it a little, anybody else tried this or have pictures?
07-11-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By broomhandle

what the heck is a faux pursuit bike?

what the heck is a faux pursuit bike?
Forum: Framebuilders
07-11-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By broomhandle

cool, i would love to see some pix.

cool, i would love to see some pix.
07-10-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By broomhandle

i have a set of rims with the helicomatic hub as...

i have a set of rims with the helicomatic hub as well. give up.... just get a new set of rims and leave it alone. they are more trouble than anything.
07-07-06, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By broomhandle

i have a 1970 raleigh internation with full...

i have a 1970 raleigh internation with full campy, and im running Dia-Compe aero levers and they work great. i took off my older campy non-aero for aero Dia-Compes!
07-07-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By broomhandle

the spacing is different, 6 speed should be a...

the spacing is different, 6 speed should be a 126mm, 9 speed is 130mm.

and i would not bend aluminum.

http://sheldonbrown.com/gloss_sp-ss.html#spacing
07-06-06, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By broomhandle

i would go for the only one made in the USA, the...

i would go for the only one made in the USA, the cannondale. the frame is great, the F300 has got lower end components, but who cares. and im sure the other ones do as well.
07-06-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By broomhandle

i had a sram cass with a shimano HG chain, and it...

i had a sram cass with a shimano HG chain, and it got worn out "the cass", so i upgraded to a XT cass with a 971 sram chain (cant beat the powerlink), and its all back to new! but, i also changed out...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-05-06, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By broomhandle

29" looks pretty cool. how would one build on for...

29" looks pretty cool. how would one build on for cheap? find a 700c road bike? but what about brakes? side pull would no do!!!

any help?
07-05-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By broomhandle

blasting is the best route, or scratch it up as...

blasting is the best route, or scratch it up as best as you can and make it smooth. sorry, i have never paid to have something blasted.
06-30-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By broomhandle

i think it looks great. you have the best of both...

i think it looks great. you have the best of both world. old and new. and you cant beat 531! and its in great shape too!
06-30-06, 04:43 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,986
Posted By broomhandle

well, i guess there is no changing you... i guess...

well, i guess there is no changing you... i guess just live in the past.. thats cool.
06-29-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By broomhandle

thats what i was thinking... torque on the...

thats what i was thinking... torque on the center...o well.

thanx!
06-29-06, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By broomhandle

Radial Laced -Disc compatible?

has anybody laced a disc hub with the radial pattern? and/or has anybody laced a Lefty hub in a radial pattern?

was going to atempt but thought i should ask first.....
06-29-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By broomhandle

i agree, no way simple green can corrode...

i agree, no way simple green can corrode something that is hard to corrode anyways. maybe if you leave it in a buckett or something. also, simple green needs to be deluted, and also washed off when...
06-29-06, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By broomhandle

have you taken it in to a cannondale dealer? it...

have you taken it in to a cannondale dealer? it might just be a noise and nothing more.
06-28-06, 06:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,986
Posted By broomhandle

took me awhile to respond to you... but yes,...

took me awhile to respond to you...

but yes, go on....

i agree, new stuff can be cheaper and crappier, but its still better than old. and repairing a new bike vs an old bike is basically the...
06-28-06, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,510
Posted By broomhandle

yeah, the Orient Express looks in better shape...

yeah, the Orient Express looks in better shape than mine. all my parts are just finds... the fender were off some sears bike i found in a field. and jerry riged to fit. the rims are off a schwinn and...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-28-06, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By broomhandle

hey, your in sac too!! and a 26" dosent roll?...

hey, your in sac too!! and a 26" dosent roll? haha

29 looks fun and cool, but finding tubes would not be.
06-28-06, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,510
Posted By broomhandle

here is the transformation of my ride: ...

here is the transformation of my ride:

http://briandelucia.com/bikes/in%20use/PeugeotCityExpress/cityexpress.html

i left my drive train all original....
06-27-06, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By broomhandle

no problem....

no problem....
06-27-06, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,510
Posted By broomhandle

well, my Peugeot City Express "made in japan" is...

well, my Peugeot City Express "made in japan" is a 12 speed, and ist all original. i also have a US Express made in Canada (the teal and white one). that one was a 12 speed as well. but i converted...
06-27-06, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,510
Posted By broomhandle

the lower profil tires make a big difference on...

the lower profil tires make a big difference on road. as for a different handle bar i agree. if you have carpal tunnel, i would get the handle bars more upright. you can always get some ape hangers,...
06-27-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,510
Posted By broomhandle

i have 2 of thoose bikes and they do ride nice,...

i have 2 of thoose bikes and they do ride nice, you have the one made in canada, which are pretty light. i personally would just ride it as is. true the rims and maybe so lower profile tires. but its...
06-26-06, 06:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,986
Posted By broomhandle

i love vintage bikes, and vintage cars, guitars.....

i love vintage bikes, and vintage cars, guitars.. etc...

but vintage also means old.

and compenents break not from being used, but just from being old.

and new means new technology.

like...
06-26-06, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By broomhandle

a folded 100 dollar bill works better. it just...

a folded 100 dollar bill works better. it just matters with the inside cuts. like shoe goo, or a tape of somekind, and i would run it in the back... not the front.
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