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01-18-21, 12:50 PM
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Posted By cbrstar

I collect vintage BMX bikes and I have had my...

I collect vintage BMX bikes and I have had my fair share of stuck seat posts. What has worked the best for me with Aluminum is a old mechanics trick of Automatic Transmission Fluid mixed with...
01-18-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By scarlson

Yeah I was going to say, I have an...

Yeah I was going to say, I have an Ishiwata-crowned fork, and something about the OP's fork don't look quite like mine. vintagebicycle has put a finger on it! The OP's fork crown looks cast, whereas...
01-17-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Charliekeet

Well, that’s interesting. It does look like that....

Well, that’s interesting. It does look like that. And it does not look like the one on the SR900 in the 1985 catalog, which is supposed to be a Tange fork- see below. (I assumed this was the original...
01-16-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By CO_Hoya

Yes, certainly that would be the case. The pH of...

Yes, certainly that would be the case. The pH of that solution would not be as low as the equivalent with a strong acid, but the strength (e.g. concentration) would scale with the amount of OA added.
01-15-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Het Volk

I love this type of restoration. It is like an...

I love this type of restoration. It is like an animal shelter, but for bikes
01-15-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By sloar

Dumpster frame

Pulled this out a dumpster last night. The original paint and chrome doesn’t appear to be to bad underneath the other paint. Other than curiosity I have no idea why I’m bothering with this.




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01-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By CO_Hoya

Nerd alert: Without going too far down the...

Nerd alert:
Without going too far down the rabbit hole, the term "weak" acid has a specific meaning, being an acid with Ka < 1. So oxalic acid is a weak acid, but the strongest of the weak acids...
01-15-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By clubman

I'm not sure OA could be considered weak. It...

I'm not sure OA could be considered weak. It rates higher than many others on this table (https://depts.washington.edu/eooptic/links/acidstrength.html) although the math isn't simple enough for my...
01-15-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By oneclick

OA will turn aluminium parts dark when they are...

OA will turn aluminium parts dark when they are in the same bath as steel. This is not a fast process. I doubt it would be of much use removing a stuck seatpost.
01-14-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By 3alarmer

...what kind of rivets are you talking about ?...

...what kind of rivets are you talking about ? The problem with regular pop rivets is that they leave the head of the pulling shaft in the interior portion of the rivet. And it sticks out too far in...
01-14-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By Johno59

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x907/rivets_ab9eec2298598fa6633150a18d9e4054db24b480.jpg
These are a modern copy of the traditional head badge rivets
01-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,416
Posted By obrentharris

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the...

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the cage of this Record derailleur was made by rootboy and sent to me as a gift.
As a result of that hand work and that generous gesture it is worth...
01-14-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23,800
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Posted By SirMike1983

These are neat bikes and an interesting concept...

These are neat bikes and an interesting concept of a little bit heavier-duty 3-speed. They're kind of the forerunner to today's hybrid bikes, but they're somewhat hampered by the undersized...
01-13-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,416
Posted By SurferRosa

Where's the original? For the most part, I don't...

Where's the original? For the most part, I don't care. Except with some recorded music. And some movies. Like Chaplin's '42 rerelease of The Gold Rush. He took this perfect thing and made it unfunny....
01-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nope. In fact, if it came out of a dumpster,...

Nope. In fact, if it came out of a dumpster, whatever you turn it into gives it a new lease on life. Beats ending up in a landfill :)

DD
01-13-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By cb400bill

RobbieTunes will be missed. However, we don't...

RobbieTunes will be missed. However, we don't allow talk about ex-forum members.

Thread closed.
01-13-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yes, it sure does. DD

Yes, it sure does.

DD
01-13-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By texaspandj

Total gentrification doesn't mean your bike will...

Total gentrification doesn't mean your bike will be safe, just as being poor doesn't make you a thief.

To OP, What size? Here's one near Austin that may repair your broken...
01-13-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By gugie

East Bay BART? No lock is strong enough.

East Bay BART? No lock is strong enough.
01-13-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,416
Posted By scarlson

My copy of a René Herse has an Origin8 bottom...

My copy of a René Herse has an Origin8 bottom bracket in it.

It is superior to the original because it has a cassette and an XTR rear derailleur, and I'm not afraid to ruin it by hooning around...
01-13-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23,800
Views: 2,790,005
Posted By gster

Not suggesting you do that as I think your bike...

Not suggesting you do that as I think your bike is perfect as is...
01-13-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,416
Posted By thook

this should be over in the buddhist forum. is...

this should be over in the buddhist forum. is there a buddhist forum? if not, why? should there be? and, if there was, would there really be anyone posting there? if so, and no one was there to read...
01-12-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,416
Posted By SurferRosa

Where's the original?

Or what's the original? And what's the copy? Is the copy just as good? Is the copy better for some reason? Like you're now free from worry of damaging the original? Or is everything pretty much a...
01-12-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 16,270
Posted By Drillium Dude

When you haven't a clue what you're doing, stuff...

When you haven't a clue what you're doing, stuff like this happens:
...
01-12-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23,800
Views: 2,790,005
Posted By Unca_Sam

1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne, built by Hercules

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210110_171354_c2460eeae9e4aab1fe4a4366c3a41aaf2585fbdb.jpg
Flipped bars 🤪

I know! It's a Department Store Bike! But, Montgomery...
01-12-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By BFisher

Immature trolling nonsense. Grow up.

Immature trolling nonsense. Grow up.
01-12-21, 06:15 AM
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Views: 15,150
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt you are so persuasive! I've made an offer...

Kurt you are so persuasive! I've made an offer and asked if the seller has the other needed Nexus bits to complete this project. I'll keep you posted.
01-11-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By nlerner

Nah, I was only lip syncing.

Nah, I was only lip syncing.
01-11-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By gugie

Close. That was the name of the song we all...

Close.

That was the name of the song we all stood up and sang before they kicked us out.
01-11-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By gugie

All this talk about heat damaging steel frames is...

All this talk about heat damaging steel frames is interesting. Bronze brazed frames are heated up to glowing orange at the joints with no structural issues (proviso that you're using the right tubing...
01-11-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By billytwosheds

You didn't. Thanks for sharing the article!...

You didn't. Thanks for sharing the article! Positive stories should be shared :beer:
01-11-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,150
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, Thank you for this advice. I didn't...

Kurt,

Thank you for this advice. I didn't realize there would be a "rotation washer" issue. IIRC there are a set of washers in the box. However, I'll check them with the hub in the dropouts...
01-11-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,150
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

cudak888 "...futher mucking clock spring...."...

cudak888 "...futher mucking clock spring...." :roflmao:!

Kurt, years ago I picked up a NOS never laced SRAM S7 (Spectra 7, dated 2006) IGH at a LBS closeout sale for hardly any $$. I finally have...
01-11-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By PilotFishBob

Really isn't hard to check you know. Story...

Really isn't hard to check you know. Story predates WAPO by months.

https://www.localdvm.com/news/virginia/a-neighborhood-of-friends-is-restoring-bikes-for-free...
01-11-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By oneclick

The lowest temperature for annealing use is...

The lowest temperature for annealing use is somewhere around 250 degrees C (your 450 F is under that), and that's process annealing, not full anneal which is much higher - and the soak is usually...
01-11-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,385
Posted By geeteeiii

Second bicycle i would like to share with is one...

Second bicycle i would like to share with is one of my favorites.

I have always ridden coaster brake bicycles and since most of my friends rode fixed gears, i preferred fixed gears to the geared...
01-11-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By billytwosheds

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good...

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good story may not be true, let's have it. Otherwise just let people feel good, right?

No need to harsh the mallow.
01-10-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,150
Posted By JaccoW

At first I thought it looked like rust, but your...

At first I thought it looked like rust, but your explanation uh... explains a lot of things indeed. You can 'stand up a spoon' in that muck.

What do you plan to grease it with it with?

Also, is...
01-10-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,084
Posted By JaccoW

Right so while I took the WorldTraveller out to...

Right so while I took the WorldTraveller out to work on it this weekend I never managed to touch it and work on the dent in the top tube. :lol:

Instead I helped two neighbours on their bike, her...
01-10-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By billytwosheds

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x270/giphy_813b4584dab150e224c7108aa3b105932a037e9d.gif
01-10-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By clubman

Wow. Speechless here.

Wow. Speechless here.
01-10-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23,800
Views: 2,790,005
Posted By elcraft

Seems that there is some question about Sturmey...

Seems that there is some question about Sturmey Archer threading standard. Same as it ever was; BSC 13/32” x 26 tpi. I found a tap in that threading on eBay UK. Rumor has it that McMaster Carr has...
01-09-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,620
Posted By cb400bill

We believe that the dead horse has been...

We believe that the dead horse has been sufficiently beaten.

Thread closed.
01-09-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By gugie

Not sure if you're asking for an opinion, but...

Not sure if you're asking for an opinion, but I'll give you one anyways.

Hard no, for the two reasons you state.

That slot is a stress riser in a critical structural point on the bike.
...
01-08-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By steelbikeguy

it's clearly a spin-off from aerospace research...

it's clearly a spin-off from aerospace research back in the 1948. i.e. the Convair XF-92

...
01-08-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By unworthy1

R&D heard the term "ass-hatchet" and thought this...

R&D heard the term "ass-hatchet" and thought this was the brief!
That's literal-minded Engineers for ya! :roflmao2:
01-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By microcord

See this learned disquisition...

See this learned disquisition (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2014_02_24_archive.html) from 2014.
01-08-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,725
Posted By SJX426

Sirius satellite radio antenna! Who wouldn't want...

Sirius satellite radio antenna! Who wouldn't want one on their bike! We already have cup holders!
01-08-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 20,263
Posted By JaccoW

I have been eyeing the Restrap rando bag...

I have been eyeing the Restrap rando bag (https://eu.restrap.com/products/rando-bag-large) for a while since it is a perfect fit for the Pelago Commuter front rack I have on this bike. Turns out it...
01-07-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,620
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Bloody hell, is the contradiction and irony of...

Bloody hell, is the contradiction and irony of all of this lost on you? You spend considerable time researching and writing about a subject that you say is boring to you and is also obscure (thus...
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