Classic & Vintage - Figuring out what size threading I have. . .
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07-29-07, 09:21 AM
How do I measure to find out what size is my headset threading, bottom bracket, etc. I have some tape to measure with I just don't completely know where to measure. I don't want to buy parts like handlebars and stems and have them not fit my aged bike.
Thanks in advance.
07-29-07, 09:26 AM
What kind of bike do you have? The threading standards tend to be particular to country of origin (e.g., Japan, US, Italy, France).
07-29-07, 10:02 AM
It's an old 1960 english hawthorne hercules camel back frame which is pretty not normal.
I posted it about a week ago under a different user name (doinel) but recently my old pc died I got a mac and switched email providers and didn't feel like trying to figure out my old password (I had been cookied so I never had to log in) through my old email so I created a new one.
If necessary I can post another picture. I think it might need new brakes and cables and the gear cable is slightly frayed but works. The chain guard is slightly dinged and I think I might order a chaincase if I can find one(probably not) and I'm going to fit a back rack on it. I'm also thinking about getting a higher handle bar stem and don't know if I will have to get new handlebars as well.
Problem is I'm unsure what size to order all these things. Mostly the handle bar stuff and the chaincase. I figure a 26" rack will fit 26x1 3/8 tires. Oh, and I'm probly going to order a brooks B66 and I don't suspect having any problem fitting that on.
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