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05-08-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By bwilli88

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I...

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I feel you will not know the difference until you need a new one.
05-04-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By bwilli88

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru...

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru bike here in Cambodia that I took to the US after I had recentered the hub.
It is now a dingle speed....
05-01-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 735
Posted By bwilli88

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side...

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side you remove it from. Take off the keeper nut and the cone from the NDS and pull the axle. Be prepared to have some bearing fall out but this will make...
04-27-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 109,902
Posted By bwilli88

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04-25-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By bwilli88

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.
04-23-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By bwilli88

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was...

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was born with only one hand. I used a grip shifter for the RD and a thumbie for the FD and a double brake lever for the brakes. It works her. Her arm is...
04-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,031
Posted By bwilli88

All my bikes are gravel bikes. I really like my...

All my bikes are gravel bikes.
I really like my Pro-Tour, My Fuji Stratos, My Pure Fix Cleveland, and My Maxwell....
04-23-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,353
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my...

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my motorcycle.
04-22-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,194
Posted By bwilli88

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat. A...

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat.
A Fuji Stratos with 105 group but with Dura-ace bar-end shifters....
04-22-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17,217
Views: 1,849,880
Posted By bwilli88

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji...

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji Stratos. My second repaint and total rebuild. I had this group set, Shimano 105, on my Zunow.
Never used bar end shifters before. It would be...
04-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By bwilli88

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a...

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a Gugieized 650b Witcomb and that will do quite nicely as my Allroad tourer.
Another bike I have but is not a more compact frame like my Maxwell
I have...
04-21-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By bwilli88

Help me find a vintage lugged frame that is similar to this...

This is my All-road bike, I would like to duplicate it only in a vintage lugged type frame with decent frame materials. It has a decent fork rake, Cantilever brakes, is capable of at least 700Cx 50mm...
04-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 688,194
Posted By bwilli88

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When I got it. ...
04-15-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By bwilli88

Got one and other SS bikes see below. this...

Got one and other SS bikes see below.

this thread is about my Fuji which will be 9 speed...
04-15-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 878
Posted By bwilli88

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the...

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the local tires are simple to slide on by hand. It is the fancy ones I have a problem with.
04-14-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,320
Views: 406,157
Posted By bwilli88

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage...

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage but it is what I am working on. Getting some parts on, trying to decide Barcons or DTs 2x9...
04-13-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,946
Posted By bwilli88

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing ...

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing
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Then there is Riddle of Steels...
04-10-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,774
Posted By bwilli88

I am very impatiently waiting to see my...

I am very impatiently waiting to see my Gugieficatizion waiting for me at my house in Lancaster, PA....
04-09-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,774
Posted By bwilli88

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but...

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but fat tires.
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I like...
04-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By bwilli88

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front...

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front shifter and it frustrated me try to get it to be flat while in the small ring.
I finally found that info sheet above and realized it was made that...
04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,580
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
04-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61,571
Views: 9,294,002
Posted By bwilli88

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way...

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way to my house in Pa.
...
03-31-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,538
Posted By bwilli88

Ask but put on a shirt.

Ask but put on a shirt.
03-29-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,794
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building...

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building muscle mass.
Diet.
you lose weight by reducing intake.
03-28-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By bwilli88

Sweet bike, will look great when done.

Sweet bike, will look great when done.
03-28-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,759
Posted By bwilli88

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan...

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan in a container, they are anywhere from $40 to $60 and probably would be one of the best bikes that LBS should provide.
Here is one of them....
03-27-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t...

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t chainring and a 13-40 cassette, needed 126 links from 2 116 link chains.
The bike is a Giant Revel....
03-26-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,182
Posted By bwilli88

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The...

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The paint sucked so I stripped it and repainted it
Before...
03-23-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By bwilli88

Nice work, I like half step gearing. To dance...

Nice work, I like half step gearing. To dance the chain, you really need to know what you are doing while riding.
03-20-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,347
Posted By bwilli88

Wiped out on my motorcycle, Suzuki DRZ 400 SM,...

Wiped out on my motorcycle, Suzuki DRZ 400 SM, last April 25th. Broke 7 ribs, clavicle, scapula, and cracked my sternum. Clavicle was stabilized with a plate which popped off 5 days later when I...
03-06-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,819
Posted By bwilli88

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Belt drive crankset from a Miyata Mist step thru single speed....
03-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By bwilli88

It is from a Miyata belt drive. ...

It is from a Miyata belt drive.
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03-03-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,118
Posted By bwilli88

I only have these, My Zunow ...

I only have these, My Zunow
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A Geoffrey Butler I have yet to...
02-25-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,746
Posted By bwilli88

I do not ride in bike shorts or shirts so all my...

I do not ride in bike shorts or shirts so all my "stuff" is in a bag on the bike or a small fanny bag. I do have a Road ID but here in Cambodia I wonder if anyone would recognize it.
02-20-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By bwilli88

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the...

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the cat's nuts for halfstep + granny
I wish I had seen this for a bike I have.
02-13-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,430
Posted By bwilli88

My 1980Raleigh Record Ace, The only pure English...

My 1980Raleigh Record Ace, The only pure English bike I have. I also have a 73 Super Course, 74 Gran Prix, 76 Grand Prix, 77 and 78 Super courses, this RRA, A Geoffrey Butler, and a Witcomb which is...
02-03-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,241
Posted By bwilli88

I voted to redo the Raleigh, Sell the other two...

I voted to redo the Raleigh, Sell the other two and spend that on the Raleigh.
02-02-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 155,228
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 Bridgestone Prestinos, one fairly...

I have 2 Bridgestone Prestinos, one fairly original and one that has been modified....
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,749
Posted By bwilli88

The reason for 27" wheels is the amount used...

The reason for 27" wheels is the amount used Japanese bikes shipped by the container here from recyclers in Japan. There are also a lot of 26 x 1 3/8 or 650c
02-01-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,484
Posted By bwilli88

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It goes fast enough for me.
02-01-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By bwilli88

Another thing to try is better shifters. I have...

Another thing to try is better shifters. I have had a couple of bikes with Alivio level trigger shifters and even new with new cables they were a bit hard to operate.

I have since found a set of...
01-28-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,135
Posted By bwilli88

I like flat bars but want a bit of sweep. My dirt...

I like flat bars but want a bit of sweep. My dirt motorcycle has the right amount of sweep, now to find bicycle bars like them.
I also like a longer chain stay, it smooths the road.
While Grant and...
01-26-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By bwilli88

here is a suggested list of toolsBasic bicycle...

here is a suggested list of toolsBasic bicycle tools assortment:

Regular tools:


small regular screwdriver

small Phillips screwdriver

medium regular screwdriver
01-26-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,011
Posted By bwilli88

Check list of step to build a bike This is all...

Check list of step to build a bike
This is all inclusive starting from a bare frameBuilding bikes



Headset cups

Fork crown race

Fork/frame grease and assemble
Forum: BMX
01-26-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By bwilli88

Sure does, it shows that I know what I have done...

Sure does, it shows that I know what I have done in regards to BMX riding.

It also shows that I have answered some of the OPs post Particularly item 3 and 4.




If the OP has any...
Forum: BMX
01-26-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By bwilli88

I find it interesting that this bike is...

I find it interesting that this bike is recommended by the poster in the second post and it has almost the same geo as my bike albeit with a more "bmx" fork yet mack_turtle thinks mine is not...
Forum: BMX
01-23-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By bwilli88

I am 5'9" but 225 pounds, This thing is not going...

I am 5'9" but 225 pounds, This thing is not going to fold in half, I live and ride in Cambodia and ride this up and down dirt and gravel roads and some single track here. I had the BMX concept way...
Forum: BMX
01-20-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By bwilli88

I am 5'9" and ride this 29r like a BMX. It is...

I am 5'9" and ride this 29r like a BMX.
It is an old Hybrid I stripped and built up as a coaster brake only. Most of the time the seat is much lower forcing me to stand a lot which gives me a great...
01-20-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61,571
Views: 9,294,002
Posted By bwilli88

https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/d/allentown-v...

https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/d/allentown-vintage-claud-butler-electron/7264922537.htmlVintage Claud Butler Electron Bicycle - $180...
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