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  1. I'd like a dark blue! to SLC, if you haven't...

    I'd like a dark blue! to SLC, if you haven't ridden a Mini you should hunt one up to try... might be surprised comparing its ride quality to the Brommies, extremely nice, stable little bike to ride...
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    That's a spare TSR-2 rear triangle that I had.....

    That's a spare TSR-2 rear triangle that I had.. 120mm spacing, no cable stops or brake mounts... so limited hub gear options, but I can use a 1, 2, 3, or 5 speed with coaster.. I like the 3 speed a...
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    I was going to do that next go around.. looking...

    I was going to do that next go around.. looking forward to yours :thumb: .. should be spectacular and lots less work for me :lol:
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    If you were going to build a SRAM Dual Drive disc...

    If you were going to build a SRAM Dual Drive disc wheel, you wouldn't have to switch out anything and would have a fairly large range with 54 gears and plenty of overlap.. you would need an...
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    Well, as you've found, my shiny TSR-27 became a...

    Well, as you've found, my shiny TSR-27 became a TSR-3 with 451 wheels.. I tried the 'chrome effect' powdercoat on a frame and it was nowhere near what chrome or nickel plating is .. it's a nice shiny...
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    You can tighten up the top by running an 11-32...

    You can tighten up the top by running an 11-32 (11-12-14) instead of the 11-34 (11-13-15) .. and still retain a low 20's bottom.. since you now want to also change to a 53/39, you probably don't need...
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    It's not a Neos (which mounts ahead of the axle)...

    It's not a Neos (which mounts ahead of the axle) .. just a standard off the shelf rear derailleur.. lots of options .. not so much with the Neos .. and I wouldn't exceed the actual derailleur...
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    Old wife's tail .. err, tale.. long cage gets...

    Old wife's tail .. err, tale.. long cage gets close to the ground with 16" wheels, but is still done in some instances... with Kojaks on 406 wheels, you won't have a problem on the street.. lots of...
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    The Formula S18 is a pretty cool bike with the...

    The Formula S18 is a pretty cool bike with the disc brakes and double up front ... shame to dump because you can't get low enough gears .. I'd be inclined to run a mega-range 11/34 or 12/34 ( if you...
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    Still liking it at that price.. Sweet!! ... was...

    Still liking it at that price.. Sweet!! ... was the extra 3 bills for customs into US .. or some mystery charge ? Which auction site?
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    Pretty bike! I'd love that color.. what was the...

    Pretty bike! I'd love that color.. what was the total tally to your door? How long was the wait from winning bid to you?
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    How are the commute times with the new TI...

    How are the commute times with the new TI commuter compared to the 2 speed Brommie?
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    I'm really pleased with the aesthetic result.....

    I'm really pleased with the aesthetic result.. especially from the saddle perspective when riding the bike down the road.. the bars are SOMA Lauterwasser bars, copied from bars used by famed racing...
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    So last week I put into action my idea for a more...

    So last week I put into action my idea for a more pleasing stem on my TSR-3 .. probably been done before, but I haven't seen it, and definitely not on a Moulton.. I like the look of a road quill...
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    Ask your bike mechanic if putting an IGH rear...

    Ask your bike mechanic if putting an IGH rear wheel in your Genesis would be an issue .. maybe he/she can take the time to explain it better..
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    Not a great candidate for IGH .. vertical...

    Not a great candidate for IGH .. vertical dropouts in the rear.. it can be done of course, but not as clean has track/horizontal ends for chain tensioning chores..
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    Welcome to Moultoneering!! Bike looks great! .....

    Welcome to Moultoneering!! Bike looks great! .. nice personal touches .. enjoy the ride!
  18. What bikes do you own now?

    What bikes do you own now?
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    There's your early shifting!

    There's your early shifting!
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    There's my kind of Swift :thumb: .. really pretty...

    There's my kind of Swift :thumb: .. really pretty Jur .. You're going to love it once you get the hub dialed.. a second spring is cheating and does make it about right.. on my many 2 speed automatic...
  21. I see you're editing your post while I'm...

    I see you're editing your post while I'm responding.. :thumb:. at this point, you don't need help securing the lockring.. you need to find out what is changing when the lockring is initially tighten...
  22. Of course I meant looser than when the lockring...

    Of course I meant looser than when the lockring was in place... don't try and ride the bike with the lockring off .. WD40 is fine to try.. vinegar attacks rust .. is it a wobbly mess now? as cpg...
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    Actually, the nickel frame weighed less than the...

    Actually, the nickel frame weighed less than the powdercoat.. not a lot, but there was a noticeable difference.. you could actually read the serial number clearly with the plating, as opposed to ...
  24. Taking into account I've never seen anything like...

    Taking into account I've never seen anything like that in my travels, I'm thinking that the ring under the lockring should lift off and not unscrew.. probably some nice rust there.. penetrating oil...
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    I haven't noticed any reduction in front...

    I haven't noticed any reduction in front braking.. the Paul arms are pretty nice, and stiff .. if anything, seems like I have a powerbrake up front.. they came supplied with thin-line Koolstop Salmon...
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