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06-21-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Andiroo99

Hi The outside span is 0.82" (2.08cm) and...

Hi

The outside span is 0.82" (2.08cm) and the inside diameter of the hole is 0.31" (0.78cm).

Any further thoughts on vintage or more modern (but suitable) options?

Arb
06-21-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Andiroo99

Will get out the calipers later today.

Will get out the calipers later today.
06-21-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Andiroo99

Seat post bolt for early 50s rebuild

Hi

Rebuilding an early 50s classic british lightweight. Balancing mix of ridability with authenticity. Usually I would go for campag bolt but not sure its ideal for this fitting. Any suggestions?...
02-12-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks Jeff and All So it seems like these...

Thanks Jeff and All

So it seems like these are not something we can purchase off the shelf which is in itself good to know. The screw option is obviously an option albeit this is a very manual...
02-10-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks for all the input on this. We have access...

Thanks for all the input on this. We have access to all of the processes and tooling necessary to manufacture we just want to determine if it is possible to purchase these from a supplier rather than...
02-10-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Andiroo99

I am sure there are off the shelf pin options -...

I am sure there are off the shelf pin options - just need to find a source.
02-10-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Andiroo99

Source of steel pins for chainrings

Hi All

Does anyone know a supplier / source of steel pins used on chainrings to help with shifting?
...
10-20-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Andiroo99

Suntour Superbe Pro shifting up to 28t or 30t

Hi All

I want to see if I can get my great little Suntour Superbe Pro work with a bigger rear freewheel than the 26t max it seems it supports (see: SunTour Superbe derailleur (5300)...
10-13-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks all, thats what I wanted to know....

Thanks all, thats what I wanted to know. Appreciated!
10-13-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Andiroo99

Mileage from Continental Sprinter Gatorskin Tubular Tire

Hi All

Any thoughts on what mileage I can expect from these tires in their 700x25 form factor?

Best

Arb
10-10-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By Andiroo99

Convert Suntour Superbe Pro from 126mm to 120mm

Hi all

I have some a great wheelset built around some early 1980s Suntour Superbe Pro hubs. They are 126mm hubs but I would like to fit now on a frame with only 120mm rear triangle. It also cannot...
06-18-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,704
Posted By Andiroo99

Hi All Thanks for this. Helpful. The...

Hi All

Thanks for this. Helpful. The original question was less cost driven than understanding what is / is not possible.

I like the look of the Hope 1x narrow / wide rings. I presume they...
06-16-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,704
Posted By Andiroo99

Do I need narrow wide chain ring for x1 setup?

Hi All

I am building up a x1 road set-up on a late 80s steel frame. I want to use a SRAM 10 or 11 speed cassette on rear and a x1 chain ring. I plan to also use one of the new rear derailleur with...
03-08-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks this is interesting and relevant. What I...

Thanks this is interesting and relevant. What I find surprising is that not of the current manufacturers include a spec sheet with materials etc (well none I can find) hence my outreach through the...
03-08-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Andiroo99

Just interested in the springeyness factor they...

Just interested in the springeyness factor they achieve and how even if you stand on them they dont lose their shape. I was just intrigued in terms of the very specific material being used.
03-08-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Andiroo99

Steel Toe Clip Material

Hi All

I am interested to try and determine what kind of steel folks like Cinelli and Christoph or MKS use in toe-clips such as this: https://www.cinelli-usa.com/steel-toe-clips/

I know that it...
02-03-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Andiroo99

You are 100% correct and we will do that as a...

You are 100% correct and we will do that as a fall back. I just thought it would be nice to get a complete tandem drive train it would be cool.

Thanks for the response.
01-31-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Andiroo99

Vintage Tandem Cranks - Chater-Lea

Hi All

We are looking for a nice pair of Chater-Lea tandem cranks for a full rebuild we are working on. If you had a pair you would like to see back on a working tandem from 1920s/30s let me know....
01-27-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Andiroo99

That is what I was coming up with too around that...

That is what I was coming up with too around that period.

Thanks
01-27-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Andiroo99

Apologies having issues uploading images as kept...

Apologies having issues uploading images as kept getting a missing token error.

Anyway I have now uploaded images can be found here:

https://ibb.co/ibq1Tb
https://ibb.co/kdkqMw...
01-27-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Andiroo99

Aging Vintage Drum Brakes

Hi All

I am workin on a tandem restoration and want to try and determine age of Drum Brakes.

On the front is a Sturmey Archer BF6 (inside the unit it also show the serial LB 103).

On the...
01-27-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks everyone for thoughts on this. I am...

Thanks everyone for thoughts on this. I am thinking British Racing Green or a colour pretty close to it but still noodling on this. Some of the 'flamboyent's' are way brighter than I originally...
01-16-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks. Just what i wanted in terms of direction....

Thanks. Just what i wanted in terms of direction. Cheers
01-15-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Andiroo99

1930s Frame Colour

Hi All

I am researching what original frame colours would have been available in the UK in the 1930s other than black. Any insights would be welcomed and if anyone can point to a catalogue with...
09-28-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By Andiroo99

Interesting. I like the King Cage option but are...

Interesting. I like the King Cage option but are their any other niche makers like this?
09-28-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By Andiroo99

Modern Maker of High End Vintage Style Toe Clips

Hi All

Are there any modern makers of high end vintage style toe clips. I have seen some fabulous designs from back in the day including the bent wire variants. Is anyone making something elegant...
07-29-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By Andiroo99

Selle Royal Data

Hi All

I have been trying to determine Selle Royal the Italian saddle makers annual revenue. I have been unable to find even estimates. If anyone can point me to some recent revenue numbers that...
07-26-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks all

Thanks all
07-26-17, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Andiroo99

This is interesting and helpful. So i wonder how...

This is interesting and helpful. So i wonder how these platform pedal manufacturers determine their spindle length and pedal position when they have so many different sized feet.
07-25-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Andiroo99

Platform Pedal Positioning

Hi All

I am looking into platform pedals and want to know if there is an ideal distance for the center of the platform pedal relative to the crank arm. Obviously people have different (width)...
07-23-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks for all of the advice. Much appreciated.

Thanks for all of the advice. Much appreciated.
07-21-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Andiroo99

Any specific product recommendation or brands to...

Any specific product recommendation or brands to look at?
07-21-17, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Andiroo99

Interesting discussion. So whats the consensus on...

Interesting discussion. So whats the consensus on ceramic bearings within a sealed unit?

I totally get the points made above about fitness for purpose and hear I am not looking to set a new hour...
07-21-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Andiroo99

I was thinking sealed bearings which are...

I was thinking sealed bearings which are 'notionally' not serviceable albeit in my experience even these can often be opened up and repacked.
07-21-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Andiroo99

Gold Standard in Sealed Bearings

Hi All

Which brand / manufacturer produce the absolute top end sealed pedal bearings? I would also prefer to source either in US or UK / EU.

Thanks

Arb
07-14-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Andiroo99

Advice on refinish of classic chain ring

Hi All

Any thoughts on how to best refinish a very old and classic chain ring from 1930s. No rust and nice and sharp points but could do with refinishing and / or possibly re-chroming. Given the...
06-18-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,107
Posted By Andiroo99

I had no idea such an ortho oedal existed....

I had no idea such an ortho oedal existed. Amazing. Thanks to all for theinfo
06-18-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,107
Posted By Andiroo99

T.A. Specialities quill pedals

Hi All

I dont suppose anyone has a spec sheet or any other design related docs for a pair of T.A. Specialities quill pedals. I am interested in the needle bearings and how these worked to give...
04-29-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By Andiroo99

Yeah I have been watching those but the...

Yeah I have been watching those but the rechroming looks pretty nasty and I would rather get some in original condition. But thanks for the links.
04-29-17, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By Andiroo99

Still looking for these....there has to be some...

Still looking for these....there has to be some lurking... All help appreciated.
04-21-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By Andiroo99

On a single ring like this it should be good for...

On a single ring like this it should be good for a few thousand more miles. I will check out the Hilary stone site but to be honest I would prefer to find some originals.

Thanks for the suggestion.
04-21-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By Andiroo99

Chater Lea crank Arms

Hi All

I have missed out on a couple of recent attempts to buy some vintage crank arms on Ebay, so I thought I would try here. Would anyone have a set of Chater Lea crankarms in good condition...
04-06-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Andiroo99

I can assure any concerned parties that as...

I can assure any concerned parties that as suggested by the last few responses their really is nothing nefarious here. This was aimed at simply being a quick and simple way to move beyond a 'gut...
04-06-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Andiroo99

Hi All Thanks for your consideration and...

Hi All

Thanks for your consideration and time. I have both a personal and professional interest in this space and am at an early stage of formulating some business ideas. No this is not purely...
04-05-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By Andiroo99

Study on Vintage Bikes - Help Appreciated

Hi

I am undertaking some research on vintage bicycles and am trying to develop some baseline information. I have developed a short survey (<2 mins to complete). If you are interested in vintage...
03-06-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Andiroo99

Some great resources here which I have been...

Some great resources here which I have been working my way through.... The quality of manufacturing is something to behold. If personally wish I could buy many of these parts today, made in same way...
03-05-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Andiroo99

BigBlock - wow that V-CC website is AMAZING. I...

BigBlock - wow that V-CC website is AMAZING. I have not see that before and it is going to be incredibly useful. Thank you so much.

This has turned into a treasure trove of a thread.
03-05-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Andiroo99

Thanks for the book and website references. I am...

Thanks for the book and website references. I am fasciated by this period and what occurred during this period. From literally thousands of manufacturers to basically zero. I remember reading that...
03-05-17, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Andiroo99

Yes the fact that there was no campag equivalent...

Yes the fact that there was no campag equivalent making a full gruppo has always puzzled me. I am sure there must be a historical reason why but never seen one...

Interesting you mention Williams...
03-04-17, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,933
Posted By Andiroo99

The Best of British

Hi All

Which historic (vintage) maker of British bicycle parts do you consider the absolute top of the line manufacturer?

Best

Arb
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