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06-04-22, 01:50 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Im going to make an attempt at getting some stuff...

Im going to make an attempt at getting some stuff together and get a vendor's spot. I've loved going to this show in the past, and missed it during covid.
04-16-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26,295
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Posted By bazil4696

Welcome to the forum from just down the road in...

Welcome to the forum from just down the road in Beamsville
04-10-22, 09:59 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Another favourite Canadian version of "The Cat...

Another favourite Canadian version of "The Cat Came Back"
https://youtu.be/by-7JyHQlek
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Views: 285
Posted By bazil4696

I hate to be such a pedantic enthusiast, but...

I hate to be such a pedantic enthusiast, but it's Claud. Not Claude.
I'd say your Claud is worthy of a set of wheels.
Perhaps grabbing another previously enjoyed bike and harvesting the parts you...
03-21-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

yup. There's a shortage! Thanks for the link....

yup. There's a shortage!
Thanks for the link. At least I know I won't be forced to ride one of our other tandems just cause I get a flat.
03-20-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By bazil4696

Depending on how much cycling you do, most...

Depending on how much cycling you do, most Sturmey Archer AW hubs were always equipped with the wrong sprocket. Most I've seen came with 18T sprockets. A larger one can be obtained online, usually...
03-20-22, 06:22 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Gster, where did you get tires for your EA1 rims?...

Gster, where did you get tires for your EA1 rims?
I've got a 1952 Claud Butler tandem with 26 x 1 1/4 EA1 Dunlop rims, and I'm nervous about spare tires.
I'd also consider grabbing another 40 hole...
02-19-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 70,991
Posted By bazil4696

That looks like a track tandem. Very kool. More...

That looks like a track tandem. Very kool. More pix!!!
01-27-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,298
Posted By bazil4696

That is a really nice bike! There's her twin...

That is a really nice bike!
There's her twin sister listed on kijiji locally for $100, but I'd guess a springtime sale would bring $150-$200.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By bazil4696

Welcome fellow Canadian machinist!

Welcome fellow Canadian machinist!
01-05-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By bazil4696

I had problems with rd shifting on my 3x9 KHS...

I had problems with rd shifting on my 3x9 KHS Cross with Shimano RD592 and Microshift TS70-9 when I first bought it new. I tweeked and tuned, but ghost shifting would always annoy me. I just wanted...
01-02-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By bazil4696

I'd look at a custom 1 1/4" or 2" reciever...

I'd look at a custom 1 1/4" or 2" reciever mounted to the front, so I could get a removable rack to mount off the front bumper or frame.
Just Google "front mount trailer hitch"
They're commonly...
11-29-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By bazil4696

Sorry for the unfortunte loss. I'll keep my eyes...

Sorry for the unfortunte loss. I'll keep my eyes open locally too.
11-14-21, 04:25 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

3 speed 1952 Claud Butler tandem dolled up for Christmas

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From inside looking out...
11-13-21, 08:52 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

I'm sorry to hear of such a tragic loss!

I'm sorry to hear of such a tragic loss!
10-27-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,298
Posted By bazil4696

Nope. I won't be grabbing it. I gotta get rid of...

Nope. I won't be grabbing it. I gotta get rid of some of my fleet..I know N-1 is grounds for expulsion on this site, but I thought it looked like a good deal, so as a public service, I'm sharing....
10-27-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,298
Posted By bazil4696

Torpado frame

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/st-catharines/vintage-bicycle-frame-italian-racing-bike/1591627682
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10-18-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By bazil4696

Working on old Raleighs and my Claud Butler...

Working on old Raleighs and my Claud Butler tandem has forced me to modify wrenches to fit all the weird nuts and bolts. Metric or mainstream SAE tools were never a good enough fit. Resilion brakes...
10-16-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,918
Posted By bazil4696

1952 Claud Butler Ladyback tandem

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Resilion brakes, Cyclo three speed derailleur, Williams cranks...
10-14-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By bazil4696

A very unique bike that seems to have all the...

A very unique bike that seems to have all the original hardware. The cottered triple gives it fantastic range that boom era bikes seem to have overlooked. Lights, fenders and rack are all desirable...
10-14-21, 07:01 PM
10-13-21, 07:27 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

The Gordie Howe Hatrick was a goal, an asist, and...

The Gordie Howe Hatrick was a goal, an asist, and a fight...lol
10-12-21, 09:59 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Cool bike. 32/40 spokes and Gordies long career...

Cool bike. 32/40 spokes and Gordies long career makes it date anywhere from mid 50's to early 70's.
Nice paint, but missing chainguard. I'll pass at $750.
09-05-21, 04:06 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Yeeh, I'm a machinist/welder working in the...

Yeeh, I'm a machinist/welder working in the agriculture end of food processing... we mostly build apple processing equipment. But I had my own small shop for almost 20 years, where I did some krazy...
09-04-21, 06:31 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

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09-04-21, 07:29 AM
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Posted By bazil4696

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08-30-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,588
Posted By bazil4696

I bought a new KHS Cross. It was a great...

I bought a new KHS Cross. It was a great purchase, and priced between used up out of date overpriced tandems and used newer higher end tandems. It did take some upgrades to get it to shift as well as...
08-27-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,755
Posted By bazil4696

Astounding ride! We would love to have more...

Astounding ride! We would love to have more stories!
08-21-21, 12:40 AM
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Views: 4,815
Posted By bazil4696

Are the outer flaps date stamped?

Are the outer flaps date stamped?
07-15-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,463
Posted By bazil4696

I like the thoroughness that you've displayed...

I like the thoroughness that you've displayed chipping away at this problem. Sounds like it will be better, if not solved. Sometimes its a stack up of little things. If it was easy, anybody could do...
07-15-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 618,651
Posted By bazil4696

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A local Toronto politician, Jack Layton, was a regular tandem...
06-05-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 70,991
Posted By bazil4696

Small world! I used to work at 3600 Lakeshore...

Small world!
I used to work at 3600 Lakeshore back in the 90's, but industry went away, one by one over the years, replaced by condos
06-04-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 70,991
Posted By bazil4696

I like the Burley! Welcome to tandem life. We...

I like the Burley! Welcome to tandem life. We started with an old Norco Cape Cod, then bought a new KHS Cross, and now, as you know, we've snagged the Claud Butler. We can't wait till this lockdown...
06-03-21, 10:04 AM
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Posted By bazil4696

All the hardware is brass and plated brass on...

All the hardware is brass and plated brass on this girl, except the small threaded hex sleeves, which I'm making from brass. I'll not bother to plate anything, but might "age it" if it looks too...
06-03-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 70,991
Posted By bazil4696

It turned out to be very original, with all it's...

It turned out to be very original, with all it's goodies still intact. As a project, there's a few quirks im working through, I've posted some pics in "for the love of English three speeds" forum...
05-31-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 70,991
Posted By bazil4696

1952 Claud Butler Tandem

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Recently acquired Claud Butler ladyback Tandem. All the goodies from...
05-31-21, 05:21 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

Resilion Brakes Project On My '52 Claud Butler Tandem

I've been working on the Resilion brakes on my recently acquired '52 Claud Butler Ladyback tandem. I began by removing the rear brakes and soaking them in Evaporust which worked nicely. Then, after...
05-17-21, 08:20 AM
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Posted By bazil4696

the lumber doubles the value of the bike!

the lumber doubles the value of the bike!
05-16-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26,295
Views: 3,787,108
Posted By bazil4696

Thank-you Johno59!

Wow. An instant apprenceship of cable wizardry! Thanks for such an in depth procedure step by step, making my quest for cables easy by following your experience.
05-15-21, 03:11 PM
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Views: 3,787,108
Posted By bazil4696

You're in Nova Scotia! The company I work for...

You're in Nova Scotia! The company I work for just shipped apple processing equipment there, but we're not allowed to install it... non essential workers. What's non essential about food that ripens?...
05-15-21, 02:42 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

I have everything that originally came on the...

I have everything that originally came on the bike, but I'd have to cut the assembly apart to harvest the internals. I'm a machinist and have the capability and am happily willing to reproduce all...
05-15-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26,295
Views: 3,787,108
Posted By bazil4696

We're too old to be looking for trouble even on a...

We're too old to be looking for trouble even on a downhill, so the Resilions will do. I stripped the back ones off today, which was NOT like unbolting any brakes I've ever worked on. A quick dunk in...
05-14-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26,295
Views: 3,787,108
Posted By bazil4696

1952 Claud Butler Tandem

I have been an enthusiastic fan of vintage 3 speeds for a long time and have had many versions pass through my hands. Mostly Raleighs and their offspring, such as Eaton's Gliders, but I always...
04-19-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By bazil4696

Captains shouldn't let their stokers "early...

Captains shouldn't let their stokers "early apex"...
12-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,382
Posted By bazil4696

Regular style Schrader valve stems that are...

Regular style Schrader valve stems that are installed or allowed to be pulled by under inflated tires until they are so lopsided in the rim that they cut through the tube at the rim stem hole or you...
11-10-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,213
Posted By bazil4696

My stoker's foot came off the pedal when we first...

My stoker's foot came off the pedal when we first started riding. Her shoe got bit by the timing chain, but luckily no injury. We prefer riding casually in our street shoes, so, I pulled a set of...
11-08-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By bazil4696

Conversion kit for sale near me

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10-09-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,431
Posted By bazil4696

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Here's my 1986 Gazelle, imported back to Canada by the original owner...
08-14-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,432
Posted By bazil4696

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A shot of the rack in use on a Honda Ridgeline.
08-14-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,432
Posted By bazil4696

I modified my trailer hitch mounted rack to...

I modified my trailer hitch mounted rack to accept our tandem with the front wheel removed, but it still sticks out. ...
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