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02-02-15, 12:58 AM
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Posted By banjo_mole

I finally got back into this project! I was...

I finally got back into this project! I was originally going to go with the Cutter-XPE-10R-PR, but shipping to the US was a prohibitive $25.

Instead, the Triple (3-Up) Cree XLamp XP-E2 High Power...
12-27-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By banjo_mole

Awesome! I feel like you're picking up what I'm...

Awesome! I feel like you're picking up what I'm putting down.

That said, uhh... would that LED znomit posted work, or does that one demand too much power? Would there be a better option? Or is...
12-25-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By banjo_mole

Can someone help me pick an LED for a DIY dynamo taillight?

Hey everyone!

I recently set up my bicycle with a Shimano DH-3N80 front hub, and the Supernova E3 Pro 2 headlight.

There are many good things to be said about the Supernova E3 headlight-...
07-10-13, 07:03 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

Dang. That thing is cherry. And for $100? Have...

Dang. That thing is cherry. And for $100? Have fun on that sweet ride!
07-10-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,590
Posted By banjo_mole

Woah. Resurrected thread. My thoughts on a...

Woah. Resurrected thread.

My thoughts on a thing I wrote a million years ago, and my perspective shift since:

Past - to - present:

Shimano is everything. It dominates the bike world. If I...
07-10-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,350
Posted By banjo_mole

Maybe it's the market, too. Where I live that...

Maybe it's the market, too. Where I live that Dave Scott would be going for much more than $300. Old steel road bikes are desireable here. But in Memphis?

Plus, I love those old Dave Scotts. The...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-25-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By banjo_mole

Light, traditional sized tubing for small frames?

Hello!

I'm on the prowl for a new bicycle frame. I ride a 50cm frame, and I wanted to have it made with a very light tubing.

I read... somewhere... (Where? I CANT FIND IT!) that a tubing...
02-17-13, 05:58 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

And I have PayPal now! Nicer! ;) ;)

And I have PayPal now! Nicer! ;) ;)
02-17-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,105,996
Posted By banjo_mole

ISO: Suntour XC Pro thumbshifters, 7/8 speed, or...

ISO: Suntour XC Pro thumbshifters, 7/8 speed, or Shimano LX/XT thumb shifters, 7/8 speed. You know, early '90's MTB stuff.
02-17-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,572
Posted By banjo_mole

Are they the Specialized touring pedals? Your...

Are they the Specialized touring pedals? Your guess is as good as mine. They're Specialized pedals, for sure, they were on the bike when I got it. They're really nice. Nice spindles, nice finish,...
02-17-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,572
Posted By banjo_mole

For a while I had a Lotus Eclair with Mangalloy...

For a while I had a Lotus Eclair with Mangalloy 2001 tubing. I never did totally like the bike, I don't remember it climbing well. It's not fair to make that the tubing's fault, it could easily have...
02-17-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,572
Posted By banjo_mole

My 1984 Mercian King of Mercia:

I picked up this 1984 Mercian King of Mercia recently, and I love it. Full Reynolds 531, it rides like a dream. The questionable tire clearances make me question it's versatility as a true tourer,...
11-20-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,023
Posted By banjo_mole

IRD Defiant Freewheel Cogs, and Shimano 600 Freewheels:

As many of us are aware, IRD markets it's higher-end, semi-reliable IRD Freewheels as 'a modern copy of old Shimano 600 freewheels.'

That said, the IRD freewheels are notoriously unreliable, and...
08-22-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,360
Posted By banjo_mole

Converting 1998 Campagnolo Record to 10-speed. Is it do-able?

I just got some 1999 Campagnolo Chorus shift levers.

(They have the exact same internals as 1998 Campagnolo Record levers.)

I would like to convert my 9-speed levers to 10-speed.

I know that...
11-16-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,404
Posted By banjo_mole

Screw this. I forgot why I quit bikeforums. ...

Screw this. I forgot why I quit bikeforums.

Snarky criticism is tossed about like monkeys fling ****, when all I wanted were some helpful resources and a knowledge base.

I'm outta here for a...
11-16-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,404
Posted By banjo_mole

What does your question have to do with available...

What does your question have to do with available bikes in 650b?
11-16-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,404
Posted By banjo_mole

The Rawland starts at size M. I'd also like...

The Rawland starts at size M.

I'd also like to put it at $1400 the Box Dog Bikes Pelican.

http://www.cyclezine.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/bdbpelican1.jpg

And the Velo-Orange Polyvalent...
11-16-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,404
Posted By banjo_mole

Modern Production 650B low-trail bikes:

It's tough to find those 650B equipped, low-trail bicycles that people like to use for randonneuring.

The Kogswell P/R has been discontinued.

Velo-Orange has their Randonneur.

Outside of...
09-10-11, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By banjo_mole

Aww, man. I totally meant 50.4. Oops. I dun...

Aww, man. I totally meant 50.4. Oops. I dun goof'd.
09-10-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By banjo_mole

Where to get 54bcd chainrings?

I was wondering where I can get 54bcd chainrings for cranks like the Pro Vis 5 by TA, as well as how they are assembled in terms of spacers and bolts and such, for both a double and a triple.

I...
09-08-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By banjo_mole

I tried very hard on multiple occasions to have...

I tried very hard on multiple occasions to have decals made for bikes from him.

I never got much in terms of responses and decided to find a more timely and cooperative printer.
09-08-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,105,996
Posted By banjo_mole

ISO: Dynamo light set suitable for a 3 speed. ...

ISO:
Dynamo light set suitable for a 3 speed.
22t sprocket for an AW-3 hub. Three prongy thing.

Have:
126mm Shimano 105 cassette hub. 36h. Compatible with both Uniglide and Hyperglide...
09-08-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,974
Posted By banjo_mole

So.. Ross- department store aftermarket sticker?...

So.. Ross- department store aftermarket sticker? Or some sort of other brand- it says "made in england" on the headbadge so I don't really know what the conclusion is on that decal.

Does anyone...
09-08-11, 12:32 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

Such a funky stem, huh?

Such a funky stem, huh?
09-08-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,974
Posted By banjo_mole

Hey everybody! Thanks a bunch for the...

Hey everybody! Thanks a bunch for the compliments!

First- I have a theory. Maybe Ross the department store badged those stickers onto the bikes if they were sold through that store, IF they were...
09-07-11, 04:33 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

LESS talk, MORE pictures. All this talk is...

LESS talk, MORE pictures. All this talk is ruining the beauty that this thread has been for me in the past.

Anyway, finally got a cool one that fits well. :)

Check it out!

-Nick
...
09-07-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,974
Posted By banjo_mole

Armstrong 3-Speed, a beautiful birthday gift! (Pictures!)

I got a Armstrong Ross 3-speed today. I don't know anything about it, and there isn't much information on this particular bike online.

Is "Ross" a reference to the department store?

The hub...
09-05-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By banjo_mole

Repack all the bearings, replace the cables, and...

Repack all the bearings, replace the cables, and it's good to go.
08-06-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By banjo_mole

Wanted: Bicycle dynamo light/generator set. ...

Wanted:

Bicycle dynamo light/generator set.

You know, the basic sort, to put on a 3-speed.

Also, a larger rear cog for a 3-speed hub.
08-02-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,781
Posted By banjo_mole

Surly nice racks for sale, asking $180 for the...

Surly nice racks for sale, asking $180 for the set. silver.
07-31-11, 12:09 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j29/shastarc/CIM...

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j29/shastarc/CIMG1598.jpg

Ya know, cheapie upright bars, a la Wald tourists.
07-29-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,265
Posted By banjo_mole

PICTURES NOW or else I once beat the cannibal in...

PICTURES NOW or else I once beat the cannibal in a bike race on a hiwheel.
07-27-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By banjo_mole

ISO- Steel upright bars, and a set of upright...

ISO- Steel upright bars, and a set of upright brake levers, any age.
07-27-11, 03:18 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

So a 5'3" male wanting a diamond frame is pretty...

So a 5'3" male wanting a diamond frame is pretty much out of luck, unless I find another one with a sloping/bent top tube?
07-27-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,575
Posted By banjo_mole

Okay! Well anyway, my resume is done. ...

Okay! Well anyway, my resume is done.

Several posters have mentioned that they don't really feel it's necessary for me to have one, but I really want to seem professional, and determined- I am! I...
07-27-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,575
Posted By banjo_mole

Wow! You guys are great. Thank you so much for...

Wow! You guys are great. Thank you so much for your suggestions and support. It's helped me to get some new ideas and see things in a shifted light. I also forgot about some things that just seem...
07-27-11, 02:41 PM
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Posted By banjo_mole

How common are the 19" sports models?

How common are the 19" sports models?
07-26-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,575
Posted By banjo_mole

The four most important traits for a LBS mechanic to have...

I live on the C&V forum, so I'm posting this here. I worked at a local bike shop in my hometown, and I recently moved to the Portland area. I have plenty of experience and ran the store alone on...
07-25-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,273
Posted By banjo_mole

Yes. Rhode Gear handlebar bags have this mounting...

Yes. Rhode Gear handlebar bags have this mounting system. A fitting black-plastic piece clips into the back of that. I lost the bungee to mine, but I have it still, I was playing with it earlier...
07-25-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,219
Posted By banjo_mole

Velo-Orange has a non-cassette one, and lots...

Velo-Orange has a non-cassette one, and lots exist with non-cartridge bearing hubs. Why do you need cartridge bearing hubs anyway?
07-25-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,781
Posted By banjo_mole

Surly front rack, giles berthoud handlebar bag for sale.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/754690-Giles-Berthoud-Handlebar-Bag-100-Surly-Front-Rack-100

Linked here, reposting from Classic and Vintage. Let me know if I'm asking too much.
07-25-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20,729
Views: 1,976,382
Posted By banjo_mole

Awesome! Thanks a bunch! However, above...

Awesome! Thanks a bunch! However, above craigslist, I was simply checking to see if any users here had any "grapevine" leads in PDX, but I'll definitely have a google alert up.
07-25-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20,729
Views: 1,976,382
Posted By banjo_mole

For what it's worth, right now I'm in the...

For what it's worth, right now I'm in the Portland area and I'm on the hunt for an English 3-speed, in a smaller size, and fair condition. PM me if you have any leads!
07-23-11, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By banjo_mole

Save yourself the headache. Buy a bottle of...

Save yourself the headache. Buy a bottle of Meguiar's Scratch-X, apply it, and call it done.
04-06-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,619
Posted By banjo_mole

I always liked the Fourth Hand tool more, the...

I always liked the Fourth Hand tool more, the little cable puller doodad. It's my favorite tool.
04-06-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By banjo_mole

I've got a set of those wrenches for sale in the...

I've got a set of those wrenches for sale in the For Sale forum, under "Even More NOS and NIB Goodies."
04-04-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,105,996
Posted By banjo_mole

Have: Black Brooks B17 and mounted-once Deore...

Have:
Black Brooks B17 and mounted-once Deore LX front derailleur. ($40 value! Wow!)

http://images.chainlove.com/images/items/large/SHI/SHI0141/OC.jpg
...
03-27-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13,374
Views: 2,653,075
Posted By banjo_mole

Bolted, not riveted chainrings are a great deal....

Bolted, not riveted chainrings are a great deal. That said, big red flags go up for me whenever I see rear brakes with cable routing like that.
03-27-11, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13,374
Views: 2,653,075
Posted By banjo_mole

Wow... That Kuwahara is cool. I really like most...

Wow... That Kuwahara is cool. I really like most of the old mountain bikes a lot. They're so practical for touring and commuting and off-roading, I mean, suspension is nice, but it's really only...
03-27-11, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13,374
Views: 2,653,075
Posted By banjo_mole

One of those Shimano Deerhead ones. It's got the...

One of those Shimano Deerhead ones. It's got the all-silver look, the 28.6 clamp size, and the mountain triple cage shape going for it, and it's pretty, to boot. Not many front derailleurs seem to...
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