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Forum: Want To Buy 07-14-16, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By 100bikes
Just found this. Good Luck Vintage Road...

Just found this.

Good Luck
Vintage Road Bike Seat Post from Peugeot 24mm 200mm Chrome 013 | eBay...
Forum: Want To Buy 07-04-16, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By 100bikes
Never heard of a Euro bike with that diameter...

Never heard of a Euro bike with that diameter seat post.

Less than 1" would be something found on American Schwinn Varsity and the like.

Curious.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By 100bikes
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-28-16, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,367
Posted By 100bikes
Mafac brakes are the most adjustable and finicky...

Mafac brakes are the most adjustable and finicky of cantilevers.

The method that I use is to use a toe strap( or equiv) to hold the brake lever
in the braking position I am looking for.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-03-16, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By 100bikes
Could be as simple as wheel alignment. If...

Could be as simple as wheel alignment.

If the wheel is not positioned in the dropouts squarely, there can be just enough side load on
the hub to to engage the driver, and the crank connected to...
Forum: Want To Buy 01-28-16, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By 100bikes
I have a vintage B17, likely from the 1980's. ...

I have a vintage B17, likely from the 1980's.

This saddle is new, but has dried and could use some TLC and Proofhide.

$150 including shipping.

Let me know,
Rusty
Forum: Want To Buy 01-28-16, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By 100bikes
I have the cones you are looking for. $40...

I have the cones you are looking for.

$40 for the pair including shipping.

I may be able to match the year you are looking for. Some of the vintage cones came with date stamps.
Paypal works.
...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-08-15, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By 100bikes
Careful of the wheel size. Some of these old...

Careful of the wheel size.

Some of these old French models were a project/tough to get 700c wheels to fit,
as the frames were built for 27" wheels.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By 100bikes
Loose Screws questions

Have you done business with the folks at Loose Screws?

If you are interested in seeing the site relaunched, check out this blogpost:

Relaunch Loose Screws...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-30-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By 100bikes
Loose Screws questions

Have you done business with Loose Screws?

Would you like to see the site re-launched?

Check out this blogpost.

Relaunch Loose Screws (http://relaunchloosescrews.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 01-22-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By 100bikes
This is a Japanese built frame, not a Taiwan or...

This is a Japanese built frame, not a Taiwan or Chinese frameset.
It should have the sticker at the bottom of the seat tube.

Pull out the bb and look at the finishing and mitering of the tubes. ...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 03-27-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By 100bikes
There are a couple adjustments you can do on your...

There are a couple adjustments you can do on your new ebicycle.

First, the saddle (the seatpost actually) not only moves up and down,
the saddle itself moves back and forth and it tilts as well....
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 03-27-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By 100bikes
There may be a relatively simple solution. A...

There may be a relatively simple solution.

A frame which rigidly attached to the brace, and through the use of a C
( or open front D) shaped " dropout" at the other end, with the opening large ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By 100bikes
A shorter blade fork - is it for a different size...

A shorter blade fork - is it for a different size wheel?

In using a shorter blade length fork, you have altered the design
geometry and ride characteristics of your bicycle.

The geometry of...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 03-23-13, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By 100bikes
I agree, under the wrong circumstances the fixed...

I agree, under the wrong circumstances the fixed gear solution would be an issue.

As you are looking at developing the range of motion, not the cadence and spin of
a road cyclist the rate crank...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-23-13, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,226
Posted By 100bikes
I also support the center drive application for...

I also support the center drive application for your purpose.

Another area to consider is wheel size.

Your application is all about torque.

Using any of the systems, or combinations of...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 03-20-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By 100bikes
You have received many great ideas to address...

You have received many great ideas to address your particular issues.

From my perspective, there is a broader array of things to consider.
.
What are the requirements not only do to your...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-20-13, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By 100bikes
The top tube/bar always wins! The "fit" is a...

The top tube/bar always wins!

The "fit" is a result of matching the correct frame design to the rider. That is, each manufacturer( big names or custom) have a frame design philosophy. As I recall,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-25-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,392
Posted By 100bikes
The store I worked at in my youth( many years...

The store I worked at in my youth( many years ago) had a number of top
shelf cyclists and athletes affiliated with it. The prospect of proper fit was a key in our sales. No Fit Kit, body scanners...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-22-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,178
Posted By 100bikes
There are a couple area to discuss presented...

There are a couple area to discuss presented here.

First, one key element in buying an older model ebike is if the seller has kept the battery charged. A fully charged LiIon battery(which is what...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-17-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,692
Posted By 100bikes
On the low end of the spectrum, the eZip Trailz...

On the low end of the spectrum, the eZip Trailz is hard to beat as a
complete bike.

Just don't buy it assembled( except from LBS or specialty electric store)!

The major drive components were...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,819
Posted By 100bikes
Especially with high pressure tires. Tubes...

Especially with high pressure tires.

Tubes have a motion within the tire, and will work their way down , over any protrusion or into and gap or hole. If there is a sharp edge, flats happen.

I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By 100bikes
Oh yes, I failed to mention a couple of the very...

Oh yes, I failed to mention a couple of the very ugly injuries I have seen from this type of thing.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By 100bikes
I would like to see a photo from from the broken...

I would like to see a photo from from the broken ends.

The small tear on the top of the arm is interesting. It may have been the last thing to let go.

Also, there seems to be an abrasion on the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-17-13, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,571
Posted By 100bikes
Without a pic I am sot certain of the amount of...

Without a pic I am sot certain of the amount of the stud left attached.

There is a "problem solver" kit that will work if it is only the barrel part of the boss that broke off.
At one time, I...
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