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12-10-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Curtis Odom

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Sturmey Archer concept:
12-10-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,620
Posted By Curtis Odom

First is are riveted flanges for Sturmey Archer...

First is are riveted flanges for Sturmey Archer rear hubs. Those flanges are being made now.
12-10-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,620
Posted By Curtis Odom

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Supersized Riveted Project!
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 547,435
Posted By Curtis Odom

I have three, one built up the other two are in...

I have three, one built up the other two are in process.
BSA Paratrooper WW2
Westfield Compax Traveler pre-war lightweight (this one gets used a lot, always in my car).
Westfield Compax Traveler...
10-17-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,356
Views: 2,267,298
Posted By Curtis Odom

I did ride today. Modern De Rosa King, full Campy...

I did ride today. Modern De Rosa King, full Campy Super Record, with the exception of CO hubs.
05-02-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,337
Posted By Curtis Odom

This is a very irresponsible post.

This is a very irresponsible post.
04-18-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,194
Posted By Curtis Odom

Really Nice!!

Really Nice!!
04-18-16, 08:23 PM
04-18-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,190
Posted By Curtis Odom

Always an honor to be thought of.

Always an honor to be thought of.
04-18-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,337
Posted By Curtis Odom

This is a Gregory Townsend built bike.

This is a Gregory Townsend built bike.
04-18-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,337
Posted By Curtis Odom

I know of one for sale, 1000 euros, no joke.

I know of one for sale, 1000 euros, no joke.
10-17-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,955
Posted By Curtis Odom

Cassette axles are stronger from additional size...

Cassette axles are stronger from additional size on the right side. The 10x1 is limited to only enough threads for a lock nut. It is a marketing fallacy that the bearings are supported on the extreme...
10-16-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,955
Posted By Curtis Odom

My freewheel hubs now have an axle similar to...

My freewheel hubs now have an axle similar to those in cassette hubs so much stronger than the traditional designs.
05-09-15, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By Curtis Odom

I now have a copy of the book in English. Still...

I now have a copy of the book in English. Still do not know if it will be available in the USA.
05-01-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

There will be a track version but only after I...

There will be a track version but only after I work on a disc brake hub.
05-01-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

New hubs with proper open angular contact...

New hubs with proper open angular contact bearings with labyrinth seals.

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04-22-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

Those cable clips are so nice!

Those cable clips are so nice!
04-22-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

Drillium was very evident starting in the 40's...

Drillium was very evident starting in the 40's with hot rods. 32 Ford's being the holey grail (pun intended). In truth "Drillium" came from the aircraft industry.

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02-26-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 40,739
Posted By Curtis Odom

Hah, you can only blame me for the tread pattern!

Hah, you can only blame me for the tread pattern!
02-19-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 49,816
Posted By Curtis Odom

The rule is not an authentic 60's-70's bicycle,...

The rule is not an authentic 60's-70's bicycle, it is an authentic "racing" bicycle. So the clothing would be authentic racing clothing. To me this is requiring everybody to wear a costume. I am not...
02-15-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,967
Posted By Curtis Odom

Big deal, less than having to use seat belts and...

Big deal, less than having to use seat belts and headlights in your car.
02-10-15, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,352
Posted By Curtis Odom

No, your right. Getting confused with changing...

No, your right. Getting confused with changing the space from the dropout for multi-speed fhreewheels.
02-09-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,352
Posted By Curtis Odom

Generally re-spacing a 120 fixed/fixed to 130mm...

Generally re-spacing a 120 fixed/fixed to 130mm adds 5mm to each side changing the chainline by that amount. Doing it properly requires a different hub shell.
02-06-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

Just style, I couldn't resist.

Just style, I couldn't resist.
02-05-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 40,739
Posted By Curtis Odom

The Vittoria Zaffiro is a tire tread I designed...

The Vittoria Zaffiro is a tire tread I designed around 1995. What a trip to still see it around twenty years later.
02-05-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Curtis Odom

Several brands of bikes from the Torino area used...

Several brands of bikes from the Torino area used similar features, especially the seat stay caps. These were "Torino" craftsman identifying features. This bike does not have "Torino" features.
02-05-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

Back in the 70's a guy with a very cool Legnano...

Back in the 70's a guy with a very cool Legnano with lots of milling and drilling told me that all of the work actually increased total surface area, and thereby made all the parts stiffer and...
02-05-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Curtis Odom

Definitely Toplines but the MTB version. I think...

Definitely Toplines but the MTB version. I think the Superlights only came in the road version.
02-05-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 403,187
Posted By Curtis Odom

Tools, been on another tool buying binge.

Tools, been on another tool buying binge.
02-05-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By Curtis Odom

I have done hundreds of carbon repairs in the...

I have done hundreds of carbon repairs in the past, no problems. But when my own wife's bike needed repair I sent it to Calfee.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 25,193
Posted By Curtis Odom

Yes they are. Not for it myself but the industry...

Yes they are. Not for it myself but the industry has already decided what will be in the stores in the next few years. It is a done deal.
02-05-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

Dan, yes they will be available in 120mm, 126mm,...

Dan, yes they will be available in 120mm, 126mm, and 130mm. Threaded road hubs are a super low volume seller and usually are a custom order.
No they will not be available in the Magneto bearing. The...
02-05-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Curtis Odom

FB, is right on the money here. Coaster Brake...

FB, is right on the money here. Coaster Brake hubs especially the older styles are very sensitive to their lubrication. You just need the right lube and you will be fine, the wrong lube and you will...
02-05-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,039
Posted By Curtis Odom

The Velosteel axle thread is 3/8-26 tpi. This...

The Velosteel axle thread is 3/8-26 tpi. This goes way back to its origin in the Fichtel & Sachs days.
I commonly re-tap a 9mm X 1 nut to the 3/8 thread size.
This picture has my nuts re-tapped to...
02-05-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,557
Posted By Curtis Odom

This is the far extreme from inexpensive but they...

This is the far extreme from inexpensive but they are built up on 700c rims:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7423/15826516683_3127c64893_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q7x32i)Curtis Odom Wheels...
02-04-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,641
Posted By Curtis Odom

I am quite happy with my new coaster brake...

I am quite happy with my new coaster brake wheels.

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02-04-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

Not only racing parts get the treatment: ...

Not only racing parts get the treatment:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3876/14725163257_42f0c5f0b0_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ordj28)Curtis Odom Chainguard (https://flic.kr/p/ordj28) by Curtis Odom...
02-04-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

I always use Pro-Engineer.

I always use Pro-Engineer.
02-04-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

New axle design for the old style threaded road...

New axle design for the old style threaded road hubs. This is much stronger than what we used back in the old days. This axle is based on a cassette hub axle. No threads past where they are needed...
02-04-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

Michael, thanks. Let me know what you want so I...

Michael, thanks. Let me know what you want so I can get them on the build list. There is no commitment or deposit.
02-03-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,798
Posted By Curtis Odom

Thanks guys, glad you appreciate them.

Thanks guys, glad you appreciate them.
Replies: 16
Views: 4,598
Posted By Curtis Odom

27 inch Concave's would be very popular for a...

27 inch Concave's would be very popular for a vintage touring bike rebuild. The perfect match for some old Phil Wood hubs and a vintage Schwinn Paramount.
02-03-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

I count these. The most beautiful derailleur ever...

I count these. The most beautiful derailleur ever with the late model factory drillium.
02-02-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,239
Posted By Curtis Odom

Best thing I ever found on a ride was my future...

Best thing I ever found on a ride was my future wife, happily married over 25 years now.
02-02-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By Curtis Odom

FB is right on the money. With ultralight modern...

FB is right on the money. With ultralight modern bikes most people don't realize that the rims are actually heavier and much stiffer than race wheels from the 60's-70's. Being a Master wheel builder...
02-02-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,865
Posted By Curtis Odom

I am in: ...

I am in:
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8048/8376852192_4f6836f38f.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dLeyj5)Curtis Odom Pepper Pot (https://flic.kr/p/dLeyj5) by Curtis Odom...
02-02-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,143
Posted By Curtis Odom

Well I am accessing some long unused memory...

Well I am accessing some long unused memory banks. I remember using Suntour bar-ends for road sprinting before Shimano indexing came out, then Shimano indexed bar-ends until STI came out.
02-02-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,143
Posted By Curtis Odom

Sun Tour for friction, Shimano for index, Campy...

Sun Tour for friction, Shimano for index, Campy to match vintage drive trains. Remember to cut the ends of the bars off the equivalent length of the shifter body if you want them in close reach when...
Forum: Touring
02-01-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,622
Posted By Curtis Odom

Sandvik is quality wire.

Sandvik is quality wire.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-15, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,918
Posted By Curtis Odom

I won't comment on the rims but the DA hubs are...

I won't comment on the rims but the DA hubs are some of the best ever made.
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