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05-04-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 156
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Posted By ReidH

Hi non-fixie, you have a very nice example of a...

Hi non-fixie, you have a very nice example of a Cyclo-Rosa chainring set. They work well with Stronglight 49D cranks.
Most I have seen are plated steel in 1/8" or 3/32" chain size. They were sold...
05-03-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 156
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Posted By ReidH

Since I have a number a of bikes with Pro 5 Vis...

Since I have a number a of bikes with Pro 5 Vis cranks, I though a few pictures were in order....
05-03-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,308
Posted By ReidH

Pins and ramps really do come in handy when you...

Pins and ramps really do come in handy when you use 10 speed chain and up.
I have a Pro 5 Vis with a SunXCD spider and a triple ring ring setup on a Jack Taylor Tandem. It worked perfectly with 9...
05-02-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,308
Posted By ReidH

Hi Jacco, I'm sure thinner spacers can be found...

Hi Jacco, I'm sure thinner spacers can be found to accommodate for the thinner 11 speed chain. The front shifting will suffer from the lack of ramps and pins on the rings.

Reid
10-04-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,391
Posted By ReidH

Excellent work SCarlson, I have prewar French...

Excellent work SCarlson,
I have prewar French Cyclo mechs in 2 speed and 3 speed for 1/8 chain. I assume they were available in 4 speed for 3/32 chain. Not sure if there were 5 speed prewar mechs. ...
06-14-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ReidH

Sorry about your accident, Larger tires should...

Sorry about your accident,
Larger tires should result in less incidents of flats. We use Snoqualimie Pass 44mm on our tandem at 55psi and cannot complain. I would fit as large a tire as possible...
06-04-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,391
Posted By ReidH

Hi, a Rene Herse tandem geometry can be found in...

Hi, a Rene Herse tandem geometry can be found in bicycle quarterly 62.
One significant geometry difference from a modern tandem is the low trail found on these classic French tandems.

Reid
05-31-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,391
Posted By ReidH

Hi Treasure Cycles, Beautiful Nivex derailleur....

Hi Treasure Cycles,
Beautiful Nivex derailleur. It is the clamp on version. I had search for a Nivex for my Singer tandem. Now have a short arm converted to a long arm. Also found that the spring...
05-31-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,801
Posted By ReidH

Search for Eatons catalogs on line and find the...

Search for Eatons catalogs on line and find the bicycle section. Gliders were always Raleigh built when I was a kid, but early 20's and 30's Gliders appear to be Birmingham built bikes.
One thing...
05-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By ReidH

It's a pity to see decent tandems cannibalized...

It's a pity to see decent tandems cannibalized for parts. Maybe some of the cheaper tandems that were designed to fill their companies product line are not worth it. The motobecane may not be worth...
01-03-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,013
Posted By ReidH

Old bike enamel can often be spruced up by...

Old bike enamel can often be spruced up by rubbing straight 30 weight oil into it.
A 5 speed or 6 speed compact Maillard or Atom freewheel will work with the rear Cyclo mech. 14-28 if you need all...
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