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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-08-16, 10:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,734
Posted By elcraft
Do you have a link or more product info for the...

Do you have a link or more product info for the airfoil cargo box?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,366
Posted By elcraft
How does one contact Gus Salmon? Is he...

How does one contact Gus Salmon? Is he associated with one of the three aforementioned vendors?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,169
Posted By elcraft
I recieved a letter stating that it was Amazon's...

I recieved a letter stating that it was Amazon's mistake,but they would be delighted to offer me a discount on Michelin tires.
Not a very happy ending........
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-11-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,213
Posted By elcraft
I bought one of the older Park Shimano Square...

I bought one of the older Park Shimano Square taper BB tools that had no wrench flats, only a square socket hole for a 3/8" ratchet wrench. The tool would slip right out of the BB, no matter what I...
Forum: Jokes & Humor 04-24-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By elcraft
How many Software Engineers does it take to...

How many Software Engineers does it take to change a light bulb? None, that's a Hardware problem.
Forum: Jokes & Humor 04-24-16, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,246
Posted By elcraft
What you call a man with no arms or legs in a...

What you call a man with no arms or legs in a ditch? Phil. ......at your door? Matt.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-18-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 772
Posted By elcraft
My job in jewelry stores requires me to change...

My job in jewelry stores requires me to change batteries in watches. Imagine the cross threading scenario with GOLD screws! They will strip with almost no effort. The "reverse turn 'til you sense...
Forum: Foo 04-03-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,705
Posted By elcraft
Europe. If I hear "The Final Countdown" one more...

Europe. If I hear "The Final Countdown" one more time, my head will explode......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-16, 09:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,940
Posted By elcraft
[QUOTE=clubman;18634719]I scored this from a very...

[QUOTE=clubman;18634719]I scored this from a very old paint shop that closed. ~ 4 ounce hammer used for sealing paint cans after shaking. A delicate hardwood shaft turned to a bulbous end so it sits...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-14-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By elcraft
"Strada" means "Road" as opposed to"Pista" which...

"Strada" means "Road" as opposed to"Pista" which means"Track" These are Record cranks that appear to have ben drilled (and tapped?) for a triple set up.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-13-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,145
Posted By elcraft
After repacking the bearings in my freewheels...

After repacking the bearings in my freewheels with a synthetic, waterproof grease like Phil's or Marine grade trailer bearing grease, the freewheels are always significantly quieter than when those...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-24-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By elcraft
An uder BB Cable set up won't work if there is a...

An uder BB Cable set up won't work if there is a welded-on chain stay cable stop located on the top of the chainstay! If it has a clamped-on chainstay stop, then either set up will work.
Forum: Jokes & Humor 02-12-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,892
Posted By elcraft
How many WASPS does it take to screw in a light...

How many WASPS does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two; one to mix the martinis, while the other calls the electrician.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-30-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By elcraft
In1992, I visited a bike shop in Amsterdam that...

In1992, I visited a bike shop in Amsterdam that had a a modern German-made version of the BSA paratrooper bike. Stunning piece of manufacturing; it was made in a nice alloy steel with an IGH drive...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-28-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By elcraft
Mailard also made a "Team 700" hub that...

Mailard also made a "Team 700" hub that apparently used a unique axle threading and cone configuration. How do these figure in this 120/122 mm OLN situaion? I have to replace a bent axle and have...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-22-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,547
Posted By elcraft
iab, Where on your design is the removable...

iab,
Where on your design is the removable section of either the seat or chain stay to allow for the install/removal of the Gates belt?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,547
Posted By elcraft
Just "Wow"!! Love the details, especially the...

Just "Wow"!! Love the details, especially the fork crown. I gotta subscribe to this.......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11,207
Views: 1,011,631
Posted By elcraft
fifmyself!! Found it here: British...

fifmyself!! Found it here:
British Standard Whitworth, B.S.F and B.A sockets and spanners. (http://www.baconsdozen.co.uk/tools/whitworth.htm)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11,207
Views: 1,011,631
Posted By elcraft
Finally, some long needed clarity on British...

Finally, some long needed clarity on British threading standards! In the States, we find old door locks and hinge fasteners with a bizarre threading that I've always wondered if it too, is a British...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-13-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 13,025
Posted By elcraft
Nice picture of Caitlyn Jenner you got...

Nice picture of Caitlyn Jenner you got there.......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-13-16, 10:03 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 13,025
Posted By elcraft
+1!! This was my repair bible! There are...

+1!! This was my repair bible! There are sections on repacking freewheels and three speed hubs. The photos seemed as though they were partally lfted from Schwinn training materials.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-11-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,889
Posted By elcraft
Anything Bill Withers.......

Anything Bill Withers.......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-10-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,379
Posted By elcraft
Still trying to figure out how you attached...

Still trying to figure out how you attached multiple cogs to an AW hub! Is a Dacon adapter?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-07-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By elcraft
Jeweler's Saw!! But it takes a little practice...

Jeweler's Saw!! But it takes a little practice to be able to use. The fender must be definitely off the bike! A jewelers saw is used like a woodworker's "coping saw". They cut on the down stroke....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-04-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,379
Posted By elcraft
How will you fit a Suntour six speed onto a...

How will you fit a Suntour six speed onto a Sturmey Archer hub??!! Are you using a threaded driver instead of the splined type? pictures would be really appreciated.
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