It was hot, 95+ with 95+ humidity
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It was hot, 95+ with 95+ humidity
Definitely go to Ebay or your LBS before you trot over to Rivendell where they would probably charge the snot out of you for just a simple cassette.
I would start with a rootbeer colored 74 Grand Prix and take off all of the derailleur bits, the crankarms, and the bottom bracket. I would replace the rear hub with a S-A 3 speed, ideally a S-A S3x...
Here is a mock up of my Gazelle, put some 27" Araya rims laced to some old Shimano hubs, re-purposed a 6 speed rear into a single speed.
here is what it looked like when I got it
So here it is stripped down and mocked up as a "path racer"
It has some 27 x 1 3/8 Araya rims laced to some old Shimano hubs with some Kenda lugged tan wall tires that have gone real dark....
My shop with a road bike, mt bike, hybrid, and SS mt bike, on the left is a market bike and
I just got this old tourer and I am going to convert it to a drop bar roadie, it has already been...
Contact points first, seat, grips, pedals. Then wheels and tires. Later gear assembly
When you are editing the post click the image thumbnail and it gives you a pop up box that allows you to increase the size.
Loosen the top bolt on the Stem and wack it with a hammer so it releases the wedge inside of the fork. then every thing should slide nicely.
If you look at the non-drive side rear and the drive side front near the head tube you see a wire that is run thru the frame, it looks like it could have been a rear dyno hub??? Did they make these...
My new Gazelle,Can'twait to strip it down and clean it up.
Not sure what I want to do with it, keep it close to original and rebuild or strip it and paint it black. Need to find if I can get new...
Half of the bikes in my workshop have steel cranks with JIS tapers, they are quite heavy.
Most of the bikes here are old step thrus that have been scrapped in Japan. Many single speed and 3 speeds.
When I can get one from the states, they have all sorts of bigger diameters but not 25.4
I had this 25.4 seat post break on me while riding, took a few times til it broke bad enough to not ride it. I had to break off the bottom part because I still had to ride home. I put the post...
First hold the camera steady, tripods help, mantra - Stop, Steady, Shoot.
Before you shoot Frame the image, Look UDAA (Up, Down, All Around). look for things that stick out around the...
A little bit of singlespeed gravelgrinding today.
Scrod 's in Singlespeed/fixed forum, everything that is needed to be a bike and nothin' that isn't.
I am purchasing it here in Cambodia and these are what is available.
I hope to sell my house in the States and will be able to spend from the capital gain about $1500 and want to buy a 29r
My choices are a
Cannondale Trail 1
Giant Talon 29r 1 or 2 ge
or a GT...
I would like audible timing intervals, every 10 km or every 30 minutes to let me know how I am doing
[/COLOR]If you are using your chainring wear to decide when to change a chain, you are using the wrong item to gauge chain wear. it is cheaper to change a chain often than wait til you have worn the...
Easiest thing to do is go over your bike and see what it/they need, 14 or 15 mm for the hub nuts, what bottom brackets? Start with a good set of box and open end wrenches(metric) and a great set of...
On a ride near the Gulf of Thailand in Kep, Cambodia445567
Scrod, that is beautiful.
What would be your custom/ultimate/bestest bike build ever.
I would like a nice clean Raleigh Professional or Super course with some simple 27" wheels and a Sugino crank/chainrings