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11-29-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,788
Posted By reg

Speaking from experience- its a big pain in the...

Speaking from experience- its a big pain in the ass. I almost didn't get my ultegra DP's in because of the way the fork is.

Plus I had to order those brake pad holder that lower the brake, all...
10-12-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By reg

Forgot about levis, as they were always a...

Forgot about levis, as they were always a terrible fit- maybe now they will. Thanks.
09-27-14, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By reg

I like phil's too, but find it is mostly gone at...

I like phil's too, but find it is mostly gone at the end of a season- at least in my older 27" suntours.
09-26-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By reg

rule of thumb for bearing replacement?

rule of thumb for bearing replacement?
09-26-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By reg

when to replace ultegra hub bearings?

Have a set of ultegra 6700 sealed hubs put about 2500km on them so far- no rain, no wet.

when and with what (sealed bearings) do I replace the bearings?


used to old school cup and cone...
09-13-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,732
Posted By reg

Kalloy SP-267 UNO Seatpost - $14.95 - Bike Parts...

Kalloy SP-267 UNO Seatpost - $14.95 - Bike Parts 360 (http://www.cheapbikeparts360.com/products/kalloy-sp-267-uno-seatpost/)

Ti
Dean Titanium Seatpost 26 8 x 375mm | eBay...
09-13-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By reg

Cannot buy a Lemond- dont like greg. anyone...

Cannot buy a Lemond- dont like greg.

anyone else?

For me its about serviceability, it bizarres me out that reputable big (giant, trek, etc) hasn't put out a bike that uses shimano parts- why...
09-05-14, 10:16 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 64,617
Posted By reg

http://www.kern-spirituosen.de/images/product_imag...

http://www.kern-spirituosen.de/images/product_images/popup_images/Ardbeg-Ten-10-Years-Old-07-Liter_2226.jpg
08-31-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By reg

Spin bike reco?

Have $1k via work to pick up a indoor spin (exercise) bike, any favorites out there?

(have a roller already, cannot get a turbo)
08-29-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,526
Posted By reg

ya ya ya, bought one one ebay last night. :-) ...

ya ya ya, bought one one ebay last night. :-)

to the other punters;
and no the brake housing isn't too long when it connects to 6500 ultegras that don't work with short housing.
and yes...
08-28-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By reg

forget groupsets. mix and match. campy S....

forget groupsets. mix and match.

campy S. record double with suntour DT powershifters, superbee FD, non Aero SLR shimanos with ultegra 6500 single piv brakes & RD.
08-28-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,526
Posted By reg

C&V Sin?

couldn't find a decent 26.8mm seat post except this one. anyone else sinners?

402504
07-28-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By reg

for me I have seen more carbon bikes broken in...

for me I have seen more carbon bikes broken in the back of shops than anything else even going back to the early 90's.

for me carbon represents life itself- you can't have it all.
07-28-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,402
Posted By reg

Like the idea about oven cleaner- (chainrings I...

Like the idea about oven cleaner- (chainrings I am looking at you)

+1 on the buffing wheel.

like silvo for aluminum. (cannot get simchrome here)
07-24-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By reg

synthetic kangaroo leather? isn't that the same...

synthetic kangaroo leather? isn't that the same as pvc? at 270?

I think i will hold out for synthetic whale penis.
07-23-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,354
Posted By reg

it was the only image I could find that had the...

it was the only image I could find that had the old department store style seat attachment..
07-22-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,155
Posted By reg

what i learned is pretty easy, summarized as: ...

what i learned is pretty easy, summarized as:

-economics are the same for old cars- you will never get your money back fully.
-do not delay the full resto job. it just gets more expensive if you...
07-21-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,565
Posted By reg

cavet: your brakes will probably fit- the old...

cavet: your brakes will probably fit- the old single piviot sidepulls- but if you want to upgrade to dual piviot- go long reach Tetkro's finding out the expensive and hard way myself.
07-20-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By reg

Yes, I believe the spokes from the factory are...

Yes, I believe the spokes from the factory are too short- but the hubs are very smooth - ultegra like smooth.

Thanks for saving me to buy a new wheelset- how often does "save money" and C&V get...
07-20-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By reg

Salvagable rim? (pics)

got a miyata 610 that came with some really nice 27" wheels- suntour sealed bearing hubs- super smooth.

BUT

blew a flat on the tubes and tires it came with (super old dry rod), blew in the...
07-18-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,354
Posted By reg

can you imagine seeing someone from the side...

can you imagine seeing someone from the side pumping the brake. I think this is a Philly thing.
07-18-14, 08:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,706
Posted By reg

The real problem is you are not meeting women.

The real problem is you are not meeting women.
07-18-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,354
Posted By reg

old style seat post seat...

old style seat post seat clamps.http://richhelms.net/richhelms/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/P1030597.jpg
07-16-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 273,489
Posted By reg

'82 seven ten dbl butted with some upgrades. ...

'82 seven ten dbl butted with some upgrades.
393645

Looks different now.

(drops are off- hi speed stop that day, was dialing in the fit)
07-16-14, 09:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 92,595
Posted By reg

'82 prestige XL for $20, added upgrades. nice...

'82 prestige XL for $20, added upgrades. nice garage find- original owner was a part time cyclist, got wacked, his kin got his training bike sat in a garage for yrs.

have done a couple half...
07-02-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By reg

So don't need "super SLR" with duel...

So don't need "super SLR" with duel pivot?
07-02-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By reg

mix 'n match- shimano 600 w. ultegra 6500 brakes?

Trying to navigate the myarid of 600 to ultegra-

Have shimano 600 tricolor BL-6400 SLR enabled non-aero levers want to put them with double pivot BR-6500 brakes.

will this work or will it be...
06-12-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By reg

no its a hundred dollar bolt custom made 2...

no its a hundred dollar bolt custom made 2 centimeters longer.
06-11-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,018
Posted By reg

This is 100% correct- have a b17 hand hammered...

This is 100% correct- have a b17 hand hammered rivets that has 1250km on it- still sucks. I think its the nature of unpredictable leather and craftmanship.
Had the springy one- from the second I...
06-10-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By reg

my miyata needs longer front bolt so I have...

my miyata needs longer front bolt so I have dropped off a bolt to a machine shop to get manufactured- think its just miyata wackiness as my apollo looks like it would fit it.


Why did shimano...
06-09-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By reg

just an update to add to the knowledge base. ...

just an update to add to the knowledge base.

Just hooked up a ultegra rear-

Yes you can mix old 27" frames running 700c X 25mm tires with ultegra 6500 series brakes and non aero dia compe...
06-08-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By reg

WOW! I didn't know about these, So I could mix a...

WOW! I didn't know about these, So I could mix a 6400 non-aero lever with a 6500 dual pivot brake and have the levers return without helping them?
06-08-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,674
Posted By reg

ultegra brakes non aero levers?

will 6500 series ultegra brakes fit on most early 80's C&V?
(700c w. 25mm tires in a 27" fork- miyata sidepull stock)

Will they work with non-aero levers- dia compes?

stopping power of...
06-06-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By reg

nowadays only buy based on how the frame...

nowadays only buy based on how the frame condition and fit- maybe the wheelset. 90%+ always needs to be rebuild or replaced anyways.

Do you really expect to have a great, safe experience dry BB...
06-04-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,598
Posted By reg

leave it in your will, let someone else deal with...

leave it in your will, let someone else deal with the problem.
06-04-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By reg

-obviously less the dumb spacers- just the normal...

-obviously less the dumb spacers- just the normal quill and handlebars.

This is c&v we hate thread less and spacers.
06-04-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By reg

No idea- just ripped the image off the Riv site...

No idea- just ripped the image off the Riv site to give idea what I am trying to do.
06-04-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By reg

to one of the posters that missed in the original...

to one of the posters that missed in the original post: 83' = 1983 :)

I think cycle_maven is on the right track- just get some koolstop's and good to go. (read about when cantis fail they lock...
06-04-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By reg

miyata 610 conversion to vbrake question

Converting to vbrakes to accommodate a nitto bosco bar. something like this- 385097



Heard that '83 miyata 610's they don't play nice something about not relying on a pin? Currently on 27"...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By reg

Helps if you are literate and read the post. ...

Helps if you are literate and read the post.

was asking for a tent like structure in which to MOVE my bike in and out of on A yearly (summer/winter) basis.

chirp elsewhere.
05-30-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By reg

27" training tire

Does any one make a 27" training tire for a turbo or bike roller?

Don't wanna bust out for another 700c wheelset just for training when I have 2 sets of beater 27"'s
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By reg

not telling me what I want to hear. :) but...

not telling me what I want to hear. :)

but really when I sealed up one of my bikes with garbage bags and packing tape it came out perfect -
same as my old nordic track- tons of steel on it and...
05-29-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By reg

Sugino Maxy BB length?

have a maxy (double) new to me, believe its a JIS but what length of spindle for the BB?

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzM0WDEwMjQ=/z/sBUAAOxyOMdS8~UC/$_57.JPG
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By reg

Storing C&V outside? tidytent, yardstash

Looking at a product called Tidytent and another called yardstash to store my bikes (2).

previously just hermetically sealed bikes for winter stored in house for the summer month (Canada).

...
05-26-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 38,776
Posted By reg

I always liked this one- bobbin scout but I am a...

I always liked this one- bobbin scout but I am a sucker for blonds, I mean gold bikes.
Bobbin Scout Traditional Style Road Bike - Pale Gold ONLY 498.99 [14BOBBSCOUT] - Discount Cycles Direct -...
05-26-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,815
Posted By reg

at 6'1 regular leg/body/arm ratio I find a...

at 6'1 regular leg/body/arm ratio I find a 58-60cm ST x 57-58cm TT w. a 50mm stem to be good. have a 60x60 and it's too stretched out (if I had a long stem) to do 50 k for me.
Want to say in the...
05-25-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By reg

MKS but get some locktite for the pedal caps- and...

MKS but get some locktite for the pedal caps- and maybe buy a 2nd set of caps.
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By reg

I have one. check the date code on the tange...

I have one.
check the date code on the tange fork, mine is an 82 yours looks the same.

Is it a great bike?

No.
Stamped dropouts
heavy
paint chips easily
flexy
01-10-14, 12:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,535
Posted By reg

I am not talking full out Stallone level...

I am not talking full out Stallone level testosterone. (add a zinc citrate tab 50mg every nite- for a month see the results, most men are Z deficient as well as vit. D)

All this involves a...
11-17-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,593
Posted By reg

check the rake and the wheelbase. .

check the rake and the wheelbase.
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