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04-28-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Litespud

my experience is with Campagnolo so TIFWIW - I...

my experience is with Campagnolo so TIFWIW - I slowly upgraded over the years from 8 to 9 to 10sp, at one point running an 8sp crank with a 9sp chain and a 10sp RD, cassette & shifters, with no...
04-28-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By 70sSanO

It's been a long time since I went through this,...

It's been a long time since I went through this, but IIRC, there could be an issue running a 7 or 6 speed crank with a 9 speed crank because of the gap between the chainrings and the narrower chain....
04-28-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Retro Grouch

8 speed chains are a little wider than 9-speed...

8 speed chains are a little wider than 9-speed chains. There is a reason they specified the crankset as an 8-speed.

My general philosophy is, if I already OWN components I'll test fit most any...
04-26-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By Charliekeet

Thanks for confirming (and sorry to the OP for...

Thanks for confirming (and sorry to the OP for any thread-jackishness)! I had seen them for about $20, missed them, and lately they’ve been out of stock as you said (only curved-back around), or on...
03-15-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,070
Posted By SilverSteve

Still longing for one...

Gosh, I inquired a year ago about buying one, figured they went like hotcakes. If krems hss any left, I'm still psyched to get one.! A Japanese Dutch bike... now, THAT'S unique!
Boston
March, 2020
03-13-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,070
Posted By Schwinneffect

Miyata Commuter Review

There isn't much information on teh interwebz about the old Miyata Commuter, so I'm bumping this old thread. I purchased one of these new/old bikes from Krems a few months ago, and I've put a few...
01-14-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By Hudson308

Yep :thumb:

Yep :thumb:
01-14-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By Manny66

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your...

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your done.
01-13-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By thumpism

I'd use JB Weld and make sure I squished a little...

I'd use JB Weld and make sure I squished a little down into the tube to sort of "wrap" the binding stuff over the edge of the hole in the tube, like they do in "plaster and lath" walls. Oil the...
01-13-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By obrentharris

It looks like it was held on for all these years...

It looks like it was held on for all these years by nothing more than the paint. The JB Weld will be much stronger.
Brent
01-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By jackbombay

Hmmm, I would certainly use it on my own bike, on...

Hmmm, I would certainly use it on my own bike, on someone else's the stakes are a bit higher, but its quite tough, JB weld website claims a tensile strength of 3960 pounds per square inch of adhesion...
01-13-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By non-fixie

I'm not familiar with JB Weld, but if it is some...

I'm not familiar with JB Weld, but if it is some sort of super glue, then yes, that's what I would do. And like jackbombay says, prepare the surfaces meticulously.
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By jackbombay

That is what I would try, zero paint damage. ...

That is what I would try, zero paint damage.

I would carefully use a file to remove the rust and even take the corner of the end of the file and giuge up both surfaces as much as I could to give...
01-13-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By thinktubes

JB Weld

JB Weld
01-09-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By BigChief

It can be tricky setting drive screws by hand....

It can be tricky setting drive screws by hand. The body of the screw is supposed to be .001 to .002 over the size of the hole, so it has to be a perfect match. I think .002" might be a bit too tight...
01-09-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By KenNC

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!
01-08-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By aland2

Use a little bit of copper wire off an electrical...

Use a little bit of copper wire off an electrical house mains cable to form a rivet, using a chisel inside the tube as an anvil.Toffee hammer and careful blows.
01-08-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By bertinjim

krems81- Head badge rivets from Velo Heaven?...

krems81-

Head badge rivets from Velo Heaven? Come in 3 different sizes: https://www.velo-heaven.co.uk/collections/head-badge-fixings/products/pack-of-x6-bicycle-head-badge-rivets
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01-08-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By speedevil

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0...

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0 that I bought from McMaster-Carr. I'm happy to put a few of each size in an envelope to you, just let me know. PM is fine.
01-08-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By tyler_fred

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few...

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few different sizes and was very generous to share. You should reach out to him.
01-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By John E

I use small screws, as mentioned above, although...

I use small screws, as mentioned above, although I should try small pop rivets.
01-08-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mad Honk

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available...

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available and should be easy enough to tap out on the frames. Next size up is 4 X.7 mm and the heads may be too bulky but if using stainless screws they can be...
01-08-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By Velo Mule

Drive pins are the usual way to fasten the...

Drive pins are the usual way to fasten the headbadge if it was done that way originally. Some headbadges used pop rivets these are also available in small sizes.

This is the link to drive pins...
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