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01-19-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 384
Posted By cudak888

Hardly bad form, or unusual - unless it's a road...

Hardly bad form, or unusual - unless it's a road bike that wasn't meant to have a kickstand crush its tubes. No different than today - modern road bikes don't have them; city bicycles do.

As...
01-19-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-18-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

Rack is now secure; mostly for looks, but secure....

Rack is now secure; mostly for looks, but secure. Had to run long M5 bolts on the fender stays, along with an odd little aluminum piece - removed from a vertical dropout-mount kickstand - on each...
01-18-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By cudak888

Fair points. Given no similar history for the...

Fair points. Given no similar history for the cast crown of the same design, it shouldn't be problem vs. the stamped Ishiwata crown.

I still think that this crown design, overall, could have had...
01-17-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

The (other) Boring Company's utterly reliable...

The (other) Boring Company's utterly reliable drivetrain has arrived.

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01-14-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,488
Posted By cudak888

Kinky! :lol: -Kurt

Kinky!



:lol:

-Kurt
01-14-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,488
Posted By cudak888

I see that's the very rare Extreme Rain Wicking...

I see that's the very rare Extreme Rain Wicking version of the Scott-Mathauser Model C.

-Kurt
01-13-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,364
Posted By cudak888

Seems like black components are my thing as of...

Seems like black components are my thing as of recent. Scored these first-gen Dura-Ace brakes off eBay for a fantastic price ($50 shipped). They compliment the crank nicely (which still needs a black...
01-11-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,834
Posted By cudak888

Which brings up the tantalizing question - what...

Which brings up the tantalizing question - what kind of damage can the 350-450 degree Fahrenheit of powdercoating do?

Or rather, is 350-450 degrees worthy of concern when powdercoating is so...
01-10-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

I guarantee you that there was so much grease...

I guarantee you that there was so much grease gunk in the planet cage that I could have stuck a spoon vertically in it. Not even exaggerating.

As for the replacement grease, I had such excellent...
01-10-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

Well, this explains a lot of things. ...

Well, this explains a lot of things.

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01-10-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 23,822
Views: 2,791,536
Posted By cudak888

Clear coat polishes aren't made for single-stage...

Clear coat polishes aren't made for single-stage enamels like Raleigh used. They won't do diddly squat, other smear the oxidation on top.

Take a look at the difference on a '52 Sports using...
01-09-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Remember when $3.50 was the default reply for...

Remember when $3.50 was the default reply for every new member who came here demanding a valuation for their Very Rare 1940's Free Spirit?

-Kurt
01-08-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,756
Posted By cudak888

It can't be real. Think of the precious grams...

It can't be real. Think of the precious grams added to the bike! :P

-Kurt
01-08-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 20,400
Posted By cudak888

Gorgeous. Both of 'em. -Kurt

Gorgeous. Both of 'em.

-Kurt
01-08-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,488
Posted By cudak888

Was having nothing but trouble installing a...

Was having nothing but trouble installing a Sturmey three-speed hub - with a built-in drum brake - into a bike with sliding vertical dropouts.

After struggling to get the two sliding drops...
01-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Moreover, he pretty much addressed the only real...

Moreover, he pretty much addressed the only real point the OP was criticizing in the first place.

In 2017.

:lol:

-Kurt
01-07-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Just so that post doesn't get lost to time in...

Just so that post doesn't get lost to time in that thread, this is what brodycycle said:
With that, please excuse me - have to call my bookie to make a bet that the OP will claim this isn't "enough"...
01-06-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

You could literally put any Garfield Minus...

You could literally put any Garfield Minus Garfield comic in this thread and it would be 100% appropriate no matter where you put it.

-Kurt
01-06-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

You've got live fish in those tubes, haven't you?...

You've got live fish in those tubes, haven't you?

https://twitter.com/i/status/1346985735048499208

-Kurt
01-06-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

We're so glad you approve. Perhaps...

We're so glad you approve.



Perhaps this?



While one could argue there's a slight possibility that H. Tano was such a large exporter that they could do badge engineering on another...
01-05-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

^ In five paragraphs, one fellow Googling the...

^
In five paragraphs, one fellow Googling the forum and searching eBay manages to present more concrete fact to this thread than the OP has in an entire thesis.

The serial number on that frame...
01-04-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

The problem is that you can't seem to explain...

The problem is that you can't seem to explain what you wish to get across without being convoluted and occasionally condescending.

If you could do so without being either, others would not...
01-04-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23,822
Views: 2,791,536
Posted By cudak888

Those look like fairly current Indian-production...

Those look like fairly current Indian-production rod brake roadsters. The rod brake stirrup also looks a lot worse than a Flying Pigeon.

Wouldn't touch 'em with a 10 foot pole unless proven...
01-03-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

And now, another episode of TL, DR - for those...

And now, another episode of TL, DR - for those who wish to understand the valid intellectual points of the OP, but do not wish to kill off most of their brain cells to do so:

1. The Japanese firm...
01-03-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By cudak888

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Q174_fepo...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Q174_fepo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Q174_fepo\)

-Kurt
01-02-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By cudak888

An intelligent fellow and one of varied talents...

An intelligent fellow and one of varied talents and interests - bicycles included. Not to be judged by his orangutan co-host of many years.

Not sure I'd be as keen on Shimano Light Action as he ;)...
01-02-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By cudak888

I was wondering how long it would take before the...

I was wondering how long it would take before the human toffee apple with the 42" waist and the 24" jeans would show up in this thread.
...
01-01-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

Likewise to you and the family, Bob. It's...

Likewise to you and the family, Bob.

It's been ages, hasn't it? Still have some photos of it from BITD too:
...
12-31-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,372
Posted By cudak888

Any chance the axle protrudes further than the...

Any chance the axle protrudes further than the dropout, enough that the Q/R could be bottoming out on the axle before the dropout?

-Kurt
12-31-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,817
Posted By cudak888

Does a video count? ...

Does a video count?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gt25bG8_1Gs

-Kurt
12-31-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By cudak888

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and...

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and drivers to subliminally insert cars into our psyche and contaminate our precious bodily fluids.

-Kurt
12-31-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 15,311
Posted By cudak888

Surprise - I figured out a SRAM shifter that -...

Surprise - I figured out a SRAM shifter that - just barely - fits.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/p1055228_002_93dfbb80614e7c680ee71f4a6e5184c74d0c4730.jpg

It...
12-31-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,404
Posted By cudak888

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/20201228_175013_003_96ad91b6f0420b83dc0bb313fcbe4cf09f300064.jpg

Thread tangent: I picked up two Stowabike V2 folding bikes out of a...
12-29-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

For every silly measurement, an Arduino is at...

For every silly measurement, an Arduino is at hand.

-Kurt
12-28-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Lord love an orthoduck. ...

Lord love an orthoduck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIxTR-JRO5U

Pretty sure this film had something to do with this thread. Or the LSD.

-Kurt
12-28-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Orthoducks? Why a no chicken? ...

Orthoducks? Why a no chicken?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHMrLpDHXc0

-Kurt
12-28-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,404
Posted By cudak888

That's very kind of you, but there's a pair of...

That's very kind of you, but there's a pair of those exact calipers on bike #2, meaning all three bikes have calipers now.

Admittedly, I've yet to get them to perform well. If I can find a pair of...
12-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

How about asking T-Mar himself? He's obviously...

How about asking T-Mar himself? He's obviously well versed in the history that he brings to this forum and doesn't have anything to hide by explaining how he has come of his information.

Hint: He...
12-28-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,426
Posted By cudak888

Are you enjoying the hobby? Yes No ...

Are you enjoying the hobby?

Yes
No

The answer you choose will answer your question.

-Kurt
12-28-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

TL, DR: OP disagrees on some of the finer...

TL, DR:

OP disagrees on some of the finer points of Japanese bike serials and wants to know the sources of the information.

/thread

-Kurt
12-27-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

This is why we can't have nice things. -Kurt

This is why we can't have nice things.

-Kurt
12-27-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Surely, this can't be another Hudsucker Proxy. ...

Surely, this can't be another Hudsucker Proxy.

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-Kurt
12-26-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,744
Posted By cudak888

Random blathering purported as fact by BikeForums...

Random blathering purported as fact by BikeForums Classic & Vintage:

You can't straighten a steerer tube,
Nuovo Record RD's are infallible,
AliExpress can't be trusted,
Chain skip is probably...
12-22-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,530
Posted By cudak888

Beautiful and definitely a change from the norm,...

Beautiful and definitely a change from the norm, but the provenance doesn't mean a hill of beans without paperwork - even if it is the real thing.

People selling the real thing aren't afraid to...
12-21-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23,822
Views: 2,791,536
Posted By cudak888

It sounds like a fun project, but that's a $35...

It sounds like a fun project, but that's a $35 dollar Raleigh Sprite if I ever heard one.

I wouldn't go into it without a spare pair of aluminum rims either. Raleigh's stamped steel sidepulls are...
12-16-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23,822
Views: 2,791,536
Posted By cudak888

The splined driver from a later AW/FW/S5 will...

The splined driver from a later AW/FW/S5 will work, and of course, be easier to get a 21T sprocket for.

I do have a threaded driver I pulled from a 1949 FW (which I want to swap to splined, just...
12-15-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By cudak888

Do you have the site hooked up to Google...

Do you have the site hooked up to Google Analytics? Should give you that data automatically.

For the record, desktop, either 1920x1080 or a 2K monitor.

-Kurt
12-14-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,330
Posted By cudak888

Facebook still can't figure out a gag name....

Facebook still can't figure out a gag name. Google Voice number on a spare, wiped phone for username verification.

Then log in with a virtual box on a VPN.

-Kurt
12-14-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,309
Posted By cudak888

Absolutely fantastic. It'd be scoffed at if it...

Absolutely fantastic. It'd be scoffed at if it were a lesser attempt, but these are really nicely done, and innovative positioning as well.

If they work nicely, keep them! They'd look pretty...
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