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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By brianinc-ville
Is there any reason not to have an LBS tap the...

Is there any reason not to have an LBS tap the threads out to Italian, then use new cups with the original spindle and cranks?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 826
Posted By brianinc-ville
Welcome aboard! This article should get you up...

Welcome aboard! This article should get you up to speed on the theading standards and terminology: Traditional Thread-on Freewheels (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/freewheels.html)

If the threads...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,546,951
Posted By brianinc-ville
It's finally happened: DUI bars with brifters. ...

It's finally happened: DUI bars with brifters. Also, 5 pounds. Also, rad rear fender and gel saddlepad. Something fishy's going on here.

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Forum: Folding Bikes 06-10-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By brianinc-ville
Thanks for the suggestions! I didn't know that...

Thanks for the suggestions! I didn't know that the one-piece handleposts even existed. Here's the thing, though: on my Piccolo, most of the flex is in the hinge at the bottom of the handlepost/top...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,300
Posted By brianinc-ville
Upgrading from Dahon Piccolo, can't afford Brompton, what would you do?

I've had a Dahon Piccolo for a while now, and it's...ok.

I like the small fold size; I'm OK with the gearing, but I could use a slightly higher top gear; I really don't like the flexy steering...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-07-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,055
Posted By brianinc-ville
Some day my log will have something to say about...

Some day my log will have something to say about this. :)

http://thumbnails.cbsig.net/CBS_Production_Entertainment/702/852/ETWIN136TITLE_640x480.jpg
Forum: Living Car Free 06-01-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By brianinc-ville
We already have that system down, thanks -- we've...

We already have that system down, thanks -- we've got SeaLine kayak bags that clip on to Wald rear baskets, as well as Ortlieb waterproof panniers (and plenty of plastic bags). The point here is...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-01-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By brianinc-ville
Stylish waterproof handbags/purses?

Hi. My wife and I are both car-light. The main challenge here in damp Eastern NC has been the rain (especially right now, with a tropical storm moving in). She has mentioned that she'd like...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-30-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By brianinc-ville
Would you say that the screw-crank type is better...

Would you say that the screw-crank type is better than the lever/pliers type?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,702
Posted By brianinc-ville
Might have to pay for shipping from the...

Might have to pay for shipping from the Netherlands or Germany -- shipping to the US from DE is typically a bit cheaper than from NL (I know of people who routinely drive across the border to mail...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-16, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By brianinc-ville
Dutch rear fork spreader tools for roadsters?

I just became aware of these Dutch fork spreader tools (http://en.hollandbikeshop.com/bicycle-tires-and-inner-tubes/fork-spreader-rear-wheel/), which, according to the site, "create space that allows...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11,205
Views: 1,010,702
Posted By brianinc-ville
"Roadster" meaning 635 (28 x 1 1/2)? ...

"Roadster" meaning 635 (28 x 1 1/2)?

Schwalbe Delta Cruisers come in black without reflective strips. (http://www.schwalbetires.com/node/2604) I've got the creme version and love them. So do...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 310
Posted By brianinc-ville
+1 on Reflectalite. They also sell a regulator...

+1 on Reflectalite. They also sell a regulator made specifically for Sturmey-Archer 1.8a Dynohubs.

You can even buy an LED taillight bulb (though not, as far as I've seen, a headlight) with a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 908
Posted By brianinc-ville
Yes, the classic Sturmey 5-speed from the '60s...

Yes, the classic Sturmey 5-speed from the '60s and '70s. About the Sturmey-Archer S5, S5.2 and AT5 Wide-Ratio 5-Speed Bicycle Hubs (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/sturmey-archer/s52.html)
Forum: Commuting 05-16-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 6,863
Posted By brianinc-ville
I'm wondering whether it would be possible to...

I'm wondering whether it would be possible to mount those brifters inversely on moustache bars.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,889
Posted By brianinc-ville
When I screw the cap down tight, the tip of the...

When I screw the cap down tight, the tip of the valve stem pokes through. This doesn't happen to everybody? Gosh...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 908
Posted By brianinc-ville
The "RX" series are more recent; they use a...

The "RX" series are more recent; they use a rotary arrangement for the shift linkage, similar to the Shimano Nexus. I haven't tried them yet. But the plain ol' "X" series (e.g., X-RF8...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 6,863
Posted By brianinc-ville
New "Urban Sports" concept -- Shimano Metrea

Much of this strikes me as B.S., but I'm genuinely interested in this new brifter arrangement, which seems like a perfect solution for faster city riding.

?Street-legal? sports bikes. The next...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,889
Posted By brianinc-ville
Yes to both. The plastic Presta caps always...

Yes to both. The plastic Presta caps always break off at the tips, though -- metal is the way to go, if you can find them.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-16-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 908
Posted By brianinc-ville
FWIW, many of the modern Sturmey-Archer hubs,...

FWIW, many of the modern Sturmey-Archer hubs, including the x-rf4 and x-rf5, are available in both 119mm and 130mm OLD spacing. I found that a 119mm x-rf5 (w), with two 4mm anti-rotation washers,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,603
Posted By brianinc-ville
FYI, agmetal : Vintage Oil Bath Chain Guard...

FYI, agmetal :

Vintage Oil Bath Chain Guard Antique Bicycle Bike Danish Raleigh Rudge BSA | eBay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By brianinc-ville
Adamas AX. Another BF user is interested in...

Adamas AX. Another BF user is interested in them, but if he doesn't want them, they're yours. PM me.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By brianinc-ville
Plastic bottle cap + bit of inner tube. ...

Plastic bottle cap + bit of inner tube.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1493/26485288850_bf5d66d64e_c.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,603
Posted By brianinc-ville
Nice work with the tire jack, Neal! Who needs...

Nice work with the tire jack, Neal! Who needs front teeth when you've got good-lookin' bars? :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-30-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13,115
Views: 1,546,951
Posted By brianinc-ville
Truth in advertising: Fixie (polished turd)...

Truth in advertising:

Fixie (polished turd) (http://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/5558598075.html)
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