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12-03-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,338
Posted By Andrew F

I hear the ventilation is terrible but maybe ok...

I hear the ventilation is terrible but maybe ok for riding on rainy days.
12-03-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,784
Posted By Andrew F

I've got a mid 70's Schwinn Sport. The ride is...

I've got a mid 70's Schwinn Sport. The ride is OK for around town, used it alot to ferry my yongest ones to school and the the wife and I rode it around town. Ride is OK, braking is bad but you...
12-03-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,232
Posted By Andrew F

This maybe of some help. If you click the...

This maybe of some help. If you click the photos, it will take you to the owners flicker account. Some of these guys have some rather incredible collections of British bikes. Drop them an e-mail....
12-03-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 22,809
Posted By Andrew F

Perhaps for April 1st.....**********?? ...

Perhaps for April 1st.....**********??




Now I'm getting interested.......would be a fun February project putting it back together, kinda a C&V puzzle thing.


3 lb limit, it would have to...
11-24-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,341
Posted By Andrew F

All jesting aside Veloria, if the i.d. of your...

All jesting aside Veloria, if the i.d. of your bars won't accept the bar end, the thumb shifter looks like it functions the same way and they show the bar end being adapted to a DT braze. I...
11-24-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,409
Posted By Andrew F

6:30pm ...

6:30pm



7:30pm..........................................Well, Conan is on in a few hours


Just playin' with ya, Tom

Happy Feast of the Flightless birds
11-24-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,077
Posted By Andrew F

But not while driving a vintage Mustang II...

But not while driving a vintage Mustang II Cobra........Hmmmmmm
11-24-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,341
Posted By Andrew F

I thought the Sting Ray shifters were Really...

I thought the Sting Ray shifters were Really Boss!

The quadrant is neat.

http://buyvintage.files.wordpress.com/2008/02/07p.jpg?w=470 (http://tradesmansbike.wordpress.com/?attachment_id=982)
11-24-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,569
Posted By Andrew F

I believe the word "sin" originates from an old...

I believe the word "sin" originates from an old archery term, meaning to "miss the mark" If so, yes there are certian ways in which you could "miss the mark" in remuddleing. Even if it wasn't a...
11-24-10, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,341
Posted By Andrew F

I've been using an S/A bar end, easy to use and...

I've been using an S/A bar end, easy to use and accurate. If I did a down tube, I'd refurb an old S/A Quadrant, functional with a very retro look.
11-24-10, 08:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,077
Posted By Andrew F

Like Beanie Babies....right?

Like Beanie Babies....right?
11-24-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,341
Posted By Andrew F

I've been riding the s3x hub on a light road bike...

I've been riding the s3x hub on a light road bike this summer. I think it would be excellent on a loop frame. I like the control of the fixed gears and the ability to shift instead of grind up the...
11-23-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Andrew F

+1 at the very least it will etch the marble, I'd...

+1 at the very least it will etch the marble, I'd talk to a marble/tile installer first.
11-23-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By Andrew F

Oh Tom, ya gotta ride with the big boys......NOS...

Oh Tom, ya gotta ride with the big boys......NOS Optima radio/horn.
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11-19-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,001
Posted By Andrew F

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/6/76039319_f5e81e4f...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/6/76039319_f5e81e4f93.jpg?v=0
11-19-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,159
Posted By Andrew F

I never or rarley bring the subject out side of...

I never or rarley bring the subject out side of being on rides or the forum , non riders don't understand and most enthusists have far more knowledge so I'd rather listen
11-19-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,001
Posted By Andrew F

http://images.picturesdepot.com/photo/c/cute_beave...

http://images.picturesdepot.com/photo/c/cute_beaver-9235.jpg
Um....think I could get my stick back......wasn't fininshed with it yet.



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11-19-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,230
Posted By Andrew F

I retract my suggestions in favor of Veloria's...

I retract my suggestions in favor of Veloria's -except I'm holding fim on staying fenerless and rackless.
11-19-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,664
Posted By Andrew F

Saweeeet...I just hired my cat, were going into...

Saweeeet...I just hired my cat, were going into the Crap-bag business for the Holidays
11-19-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,230
Posted By Andrew F

Outline the lugs in black, I'm not sure the frame...

Outline the lugs in black, I'm not sure the frame was built for fenders and racks.
11-18-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,996
Posted By Andrew F

Thought I'd seen the badge before, found it on a...

Thought I'd seen the badge before, found it on a '51 with the same lugs and fork crown. The pics. are protected so here is the link if your interested
...
11-18-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18,852
Views: 2,307,671
Posted By Andrew F

Heavy rains in NJ on Monday night gave way to sun...

Heavy rains in NJ on Monday night gave way to sun and a warm morning. Spent an hour along the Rahway River Parkway. Something special about drifting around on leaf covered roads.
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11-18-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,221
Posted By Andrew F

Simply Beautiful! Something like this should stay...

Simply Beautiful! Something like this should stay in your family, passed down from generation to generation.
11-18-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,690
Posted By Andrew F

On today's Menue......Black'nd French Top Tube...

On today's Menue......Black'nd French Top Tube with a side of chopped and ground dropouts


...........it's like a traffic accident....you just can't help looking
11-18-10, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By Andrew F

Hi

Hi
11-18-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,690
Posted By Andrew F

Welcome to the shallow end of the gene pool

Welcome to the shallow end of the gene pool
11-18-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By Andrew F

I'm fighting the temptation......The pawls are...

I'm fighting the temptation......The pawls are clicking away, so I'm praying a lube and indicator chain will bring it back to service. I'll check the gear tonight.
11-18-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By Andrew F

Hmmm....... Was hoping to gain some insight on...

Hmmm....... Was hoping to gain some insight on the vintage of the Hub. Web research got me to pre-1945....anyone have any thoughts?
11-18-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,225
Posted By Andrew F

And we all want pictures

And we all want pictures
11-18-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,996
Posted By Andrew F

^^^^^^It's odd, the facing, rather grinding...

^^^^^^It's odd, the facing, rather grinding appears to be done after the re-paint. Also, take a look at the image of BB, it looks like there are remains of threads slightly visible on the bottom....
11-18-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By Andrew F

Dating a Hercules IGH

Well the courtship is actually over, she's tired and needs some TLC but before the wrenchs come out I'm wondering what I have

The rear hub reads:

A Type O
Hercules
3 Speed
Made in England...
11-17-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Andrew F

post it as a link-it's the little globe icon

post it as a link-it's the little globe icon
11-17-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,322
Posted By Andrew F

Hmmmm... on your BSA, it's the entire deal;...

Hmmmm... on your BSA, it's the entire deal; Chainring, crank and guard, its's all visible. But on Veloria's bike the Chaincase covers everything but the crank. What I'm saying is- that as the two...
11-17-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,219
Posted By Andrew F

This is what the bike was built for, serious club...

This is what the bike was built for, serious club rides, don't sell the cottered cranks short....I take a bike with cottered cranks up into the Watchung Reserve, the climb is significantly longer...
11-16-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,322
Posted By Andrew F

Veloria, I think your the result of your effort...

Veloria, I think your the result of your effort will have very diminished returns. Really I don't think anyone will ever notice the crank. Perhaps ride the bike for a year, accumulate some dust and...
11-16-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,663
Posted By Andrew F

is the flag so he wouldn't get creamed by the...

is the flag so he wouldn't get creamed by the buffalo stampede?
11-16-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,663
Posted By Andrew F

Some vintage advertising perhaps? Ya hardy even...

Some vintage advertising perhaps? Ya hardy even notice the bicycle in some of them......
http://www.greatmodernpictures.com/vb54.jpg
11-16-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,553
Posted By Andrew F

My oldest son has a 110 he uses for his 10 mile...

My oldest son has a 110 he uses for his 10 mile daily commute. Brand loyality set in after just the first few days, he loves the bike. Hope you have the same experience. Very nice grab by the way
11-16-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,219
Posted By Andrew F

I'd ride with the original cottered cranks. ...

I'd ride with the original cottered cranks. They've worked just fine for years. I'd maybe replace the cotters with a good grade and they should be good for years. Living in the city, youre not...
11-16-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 11,219
Posted By Andrew F

The bars are out there, you either have to belly...

The bars are out there, you either have to belly up to the bar or wait for the perfect deal. A set of Maes type without the bulge and with celleniod covers and stem just went for $75 on Sunday. It...
11-15-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,917
Posted By Andrew F

I think the greatest frustration is when you're...

I think the greatest frustration is when you're one of only two bidders and you lose......I always think, maybe the next guy wouldn't have gone up the extra $1.....? In reality he probably woould...
11-15-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,622
Posted By Andrew F

Hopefully I've gathered enough parts to complete...

Hopefully I've gathered enough parts to complete this 30's era Hercules Renown.
11-14-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By Andrew F

Happy Birthday! Rolled around the some of the...

Happy Birthday! Rolled around the some of the Parks in Union Co. NJ with a friend who gave me a little history lesson about the Battle of the Ashbrook Swamp. Lucky us, they closed the Ashbook...
11-12-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,552
Posted By Andrew F

I know, it's just bothersome. One of my boys was...

I know, it's just bothersome. One of my boys was sent home for school one day becasue he was wearing a T-Shirt from one of favorite bands Cocksparrer. "bad word" At the meeting with the school he...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,145
Posted By Andrew F

The video is crap, the steel bike looks less...

The video is crap, the steel bike looks less agressive than my touring rig! The frame was way too big, of couse the pedals were a problem, he said he felt strecthed out, you'll never be efficient...
11-12-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,552
Posted By Andrew F

or a *** & a pint Hey!!! Why did it censor...

or a *** & a pint

Hey!!! Why did it censor the Brits word for a smoke?

Big Brother must be watching!
11-12-10, 08:54 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 22,962
Posted By Andrew F

^^^^^^^^^And we have lift lift off^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^And we have lift lift off^^^^^^^^^^
11-11-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 22,962
Posted By Andrew F

T minus 60 and counting

T minus 60 and counting
11-11-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 22,962
Posted By Andrew F

Mike...just one picture....even a testors paint...

Mike...just one picture....even a testors paint blob......anything

( no internet copy and paste jobs....real pictures of real progress )
11-11-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Andrew F

^^^^^^^^^always^^^^^^^^ Enabling is so much...

^^^^^^^^^always^^^^^^^^

Enabling is so much fun!

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And for a good reason. It looks like the Puch I crashed 20 years ago.
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