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01-17-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Bikedued

OLLLLD Soma for sale in Houston....

This one looks like decent early to mid seventies quality Japanese construction. Someone go rescue it, it's too small for me, and I have less faith in Facebook members when it comes to buying and...
01-14-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

Woohoo, found some white perforated vinyl bar...

Woohoo, found some white perforated vinyl bar tape. Probably bike ribbon, but it wasn't shown in the package on the website. Also ordered a 26.0 Origin 8 road stem in silver. Some acetone should lose...
01-14-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

I knew the bars had to be Nitto made, despite...

I knew the bars had to be Nitto made, despite being unmarked. The drops feel just like other Nitto bars I've had on other bikes.,,,,BD
01-13-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

My bars look very similar but have nothing...

My bars look very similar but have nothing stamped on the front.,,,,BD
01-13-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

Sweet, so is it supposed to be a Nitto made bar...

Sweet, so is it supposed to be a Nitto made bar then? It looks stock, and the stem is WAY too long for me (Specialized branded). No manufacturer logo on either side of the stem. Down on the left drop...
01-13-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

They supposedly weren't made until 1987, from...

They supposedly weren't made until 1987, from what I have read.,,,,BD
01-13-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

So does anyone know the stock handlebar stem...

So does anyone know the stock handlebar stem clamp size by chance?,,,,BD
01-13-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

I only put 28-32 on touring bikes. Why squirm up...

I only put 28-32 on touring bikes. Why squirm up the handling on a tight wheelbase sport bike. Just went out in the rain and checked. It has 25c Continental Ultra sports. Uninflated, the front tire...
01-13-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

Probably 25c max. I think I had 23's on my Allez,...

Probably 25c max. I think I had 23's on my Allez, IIRC.
01-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

So is it basically an Allez with different decals...

So is it basically an Allez with different decals and components, or does it have slightly different geometry to it? Has a set of Time Criterium pedals on it. It's also odd that I can stand over it...
01-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Bikedued

Specialized Sirrus pawn shop find, 87?

Was in the middle driving WAY out to get a pair of tubes for my Fender Deville amp, and decided to check a local pawn shop for guitars. Little did I know a flash of red in the row of probably 30...
12-16-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

Wow! Been a while! It's looking good! It was JUST...

Wow! Been a while! It's looking good! It was JUST under my size range. Your welcome. It took me a couple of seconds to remember it actually. The graphics would have popped it back in my head quicker,...
12-16-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

Straddle cable angle or width, has nothing...

Straddle cable angle or width, has nothing whatsoever to do with what I am talking about, and after this I give up and will no longer respond about straddle cables or straddles. It's a lost cause...
12-16-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,935
Posted By Bikedued

They fake Epiphone guitars, and people say the...

They fake Epiphone guitars, and people say the same thing about that. But what you get is a particle board piece of crap with shiny paint on it. Price range on a real one is $400-$700, which is the...
12-16-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

Nah I am more clever than that. What I took OFF,...

Nah I am more clever than that. What I took OFF, was Shimano canti's with the plastic spring cases. Those were junk from the word go. Pretty certain they were Deore LX. Thinner shoes will make it...
12-15-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

Take a look at this diagram from a Tektro PDF....

Take a look at this diagram from a Tektro PDF. Mine looks nothing like this. Imagine the mounting posts further inward, and the arms opened further, and you will get what I am talking about. I have...
12-15-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

I guess thinner rims would work too, but the cost...

I guess thinner rims would work too, but the cost of rims would be the last thing I'd want to deal with. Too expensive an option, and the rims are stock on the bike. Theory says they should work......
12-15-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Bikedued

Tektro CR720 too close to rims? Solutions?

I have run into a few bikes that CR720's have issues on. The latest is a 1994 Nishiki. The problem is that with the stock setup, the leverage point happens past the point where the shoes hit the...
11-30-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

Well, they saw my message, and no answer... Why...

Well, they saw my message, and no answer... Why do people do that? Put up an ad, then ignore people asking about what they're selling.,,,,BD
11-30-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it...

You can't let it bother you, cause in Houston it is probably at least 50% of the facebook ads. Besides it was a CL ad with pictures exactly like this, where I got my Moto Grand Record,,,,BD
11-30-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

Soooooo, on to the next one. Anyone recognize...

Soooooo, on to the next one. Anyone recognize this headbadge? It's in a group of bikes that are mostly Wally World junk. Yes this is as good as pics get, even blown up. No turkey levers, so better...
11-30-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

That is true. The seller didn't give a crap about...

That is true. The seller didn't give a crap about it. They just wanted the money... Sad thing is, he'll be lucky to get half of what he paid for it, and will likely throw it in a dumpster when it...
11-30-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

And derailleurs, crankset, brake calipers, bottom...

And derailleurs, crankset, brake calipers, bottom bracket, etc... If you were trying to return it to original that is. The crankset would be the real b***h, I can't remember the last time I saw a...
11-30-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,844,248
Posted By Bikedued

I passed on an old school Rocky Mountain a few...

I passed on an old school Rocky Mountain a few weeks ago. It was at a pawn shop, and looks like it was kept in a back bedroom and ridden a handful of times, if that. Lugged frame, high end...
11-30-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but it's the principle of the thing, and...

Yeah, but it's the principle of the thing, and it's perfectly fine if you have all of the parts in your stash. I don't any longer, I used to but not anymore. Buying each part individually would end...
11-30-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bikedued

Well, that's a damn shame....

Moving out sale on facebook marketplace. I asked if they had the original parts, and hoping for good news. Some local Fuji nut probably already jumped on it and didn't think to ask. No answer yet,...
10-24-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Bikedued

Actually nothing on the bike is NOS in the...

Actually nothing on the bike is NOS in the picture. They're the old originals that came on the bike. I do have the NOS hubs, but the wheels aren't built yet.
10-23-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Bikedued

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here's about the only pic I have. I don't have any...
10-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Bikedued

Is Koski an in house parts brand for Salsa?

I am building a somewhat modern mountain bike. I believe it has a replacement frame, and all the parts are from an existing complete bike that suffered enough damage to be replaced. The paint looked...
10-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Got the axle out of the donor hub this evening...

Got the axle out of the donor hub this evening after work. One of the cones is blown out, and the other is perfect. Hopefully I have enough parts from the two hubs, to make one good one. Either way...
10-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Ordered a set of these! Can't wait to see how...

Ordered a set of these! Can't wait to see how they ride.
...
10-20-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Total luck!! I opened a drawer on my toolbox, and...

Total luck!! I opened a drawer on my toolbox, and found the quill to threadless adaptor! So, I have set of barson it now, the bars I wanted to use all along. Origin 8 Gary Bar. Feels like a perfect...
10-20-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

I don't have any 8 sp. hubs, but I do have the 9...

I don't have any 8 sp. hubs, but I do have the 9 sp hub to rob parts from, on the mtb shown. I have to find that HUGE allen wrench though. We might have that size at work.,,,,BD
10-20-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

The mtb I am also building at the same time. Yeah...

The mtb I am also building at the same time. Yeah I know too modern to be vintage. It should perform well though. The donor wheel for the 9 sp conversion shown mounted.

...
10-20-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

I wonder if Parallax or whatever, is Shimano...

I wonder if Parallax or whatever, is Shimano interchangeable. Seems like it would be. The rear on the bike stock is a 7 speed cassette type, and I have a 9 speed mountain wheel set which might be a...
10-20-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Rims are made in USA Weinmann's.

Rims are made in USA Weinmann's.
10-20-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Frame sticker.... ...

Frame sticker....
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10-20-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

I know, was just doing the whole brevity thing. ...

I know, was just doing the whole brevity thing. It actually seems to have two serial numbers. One in a tiny font, and the other much larger.

YF940J0656 & R932540053
10-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

These will work for tires, only a tiny bit...

These will work for tires, only a tiny bit smaller than I wanted. BTD though... I ordered a set of tires from them once, and it took 17 days to get them, after being charged immediately. I would love...
10-20-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but 700c 9sp. with wide enough rims that...

Yeah, but 700c 9sp. with wide enough rims that aren't aero road rims = not easy to find. I want to run 35-42 tire size. I found a set of Velocity A23, that takes a 9sp. cassette, and not super...
10-19-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

I also need a set of 9 speed wheels. I am NOT...

I also need a set of 9 speed wheels. I am NOT looking forward to shopping for them. Too old to be common, and too new to be back in style.
10-19-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Bikedued

Nishiki XRS update

Got a chance to do some wrenching on it, and ditched the hideous super riser stem. It had one of those welded steel stems with about an 80+ degree rise, that was way taller than needed. Sugino Impel...
10-10-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 200,565
Posted By Bikedued

Wow that white chested kitten is pretty adorable.

Wow that white chested kitten is pretty adorable.
10-10-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Bikedued

Oh yeeeeah I have run into that before with small...

Oh yeeeeah I have run into that before with small rings. I am doing my first build in nearly three years, and stuff is coming back into my mind slowly but surely. What am I building? A no name 26...
10-10-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,933
Posted By Bikedued

And a BEAUTIFUL stem on top of everything else....

And a BEAUTIFUL stem on top of everything else. They have that perfect silvery sheen. Not chrome shine, and not dull anodized looking. I had one on a Tesch S-22 I used to own. I sold the bike with...
10-10-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Bikedued

Looks fabulous!! The only thing I would do is...

Looks fabulous!! The only thing I would do is lower the front derailleur, a lot. I would only have it that high if it hits the middle chainring, and I'd be looking for a suitable replacement if it...
10-10-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Bikedued

Nishiki XRS?

Just found a pawn shop bike, called a Nishiki XRS. Kind of a commuter/hybrid style. Fat 700 tires, cantilever brakes, all the extra mounts you could want, and my size so it has a nearly straight top...
05-09-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,117
Posted By Bikedued

I sold the bike a month or three later. Been so...

I sold the bike a month or three later. Been so long I don't even remember how I mounted it.
04-27-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Bikedued

And it's a 21 inch... One inch below my minimum,...

And it's a 21 inch... One inch below my minimum, and two inches smaller than my ideal. Gonna have to pass on it. If I can't fit on it, that would leave it as a strip it down and have a bare frame...
04-27-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Bikedued

Yeah, but they're not XC's. That's the rub.

Yeah, but they're not XC's. That's the rub.
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