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Forum: For Sale
10-15-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By kraftwerk

Hi Brennie, black frame in my size :...

Hi Brennie,

black frame in my size : perfect.
I will buy that if the others pass on it.
Thanks

jt
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-08-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By kraftwerk

Does your 452 rear wheel have a proper fixed gear...

Does your 452 rear wheel have a proper fixed gear hub?
ie. a threaded hub for a fixed cog and reverse threads for a lock ring ?
Talk to me.
I am making a fixed-gear folder, maybe.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-06-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By kraftwerk

Looking for 451 wheel w/fixed gear hub

I have a 451 'flip-flop' but it only flip flops the two sizes of single cog freewheels, it's not a true flip flop fixed gear hub.
Wondering if anyone has a fixed-hub 451 wheel they are not using? ...
08-24-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By kraftwerk

You got a smoking deal. My R20 has zero original...

You got a smoking deal. My R20 has zero original components and has quite a few Campy Record parts on it (lol's) these are nice bike's & ride well & put up w/ a lot of abuse.
Mine has been ridden...
08-24-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By kraftwerk

I 'carbon dated " a ( now sold ) Pashley by...

I 'carbon dated " a ( now sold ) Pashley by looking at the Sturmey Archer Three-Speed Hub which is stamped with a date, this one was '93 or something like that. If you just have a bare frame
you can...
08-18-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By kraftwerk

I am having the frame painted a few states away,...

I am having the frame painted a few states away, many states away... so if he comes up with a color that he thinks matches , I guess he could send me a sample of it and wait for my response.. wonder...
08-18-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By kraftwerk

Looks great....an inspiration!

Looks great....an inspiration!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,076
Posted By kraftwerk

About a dozen scattered around the world... 6...

About a dozen scattered around the world...
6 Bare frames ( two will be built up soon ) 9 Complete bikes... 10 if you include the tandem.
Will sell off a few frames soon, I swear. Anyway, I use ALL...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By kraftwerk

21 mph up the hill is respectable, and to see...

21 mph up the hill is respectable, and to see that other guy slip over way ahead of you- even more so.
Up the hill is a sprint and it's great to dominate there, but in elsewhere in the park I don't...
08-18-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By kraftwerk

Searching for a paint -code, 80's Pinarello

Searching for a paint -code, 80's PinarelloThis is not my frame - just a picture I found, trying to replicate this 80's vintage Pinarello color, a factory hue. Of course it's "Olive" but since color...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-05-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By kraftwerk

You might get lucky if you can find a N.O.S....

You might get lucky if you can find a N.O.S. British 1980's single speed f/wheel quality is very good & they did make 20 T I used to have one...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-04-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By kraftwerk

The 'technological-time-line' doesn't add up to...

The 'technological-time-line' doesn't add up to that being a possibility, is my guess.
Sounds like something you may have to have custom made, in the regard it's not impossible, and actually an...
08-02-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By kraftwerk

Yes: We really need to see a "photo straight on"...

Yes: We really need to see a "photo straight on" .
Forum: Framebuilders
08-02-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By kraftwerk

Searching for a paint -code, 80's Pinarello

This is not my frame - just a picture I found, trying to replicate this 80's vintage Pinarello color, a factory hue. Of course it's "Olive" but since color is subjective, I would say it has a bit...
08-01-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By kraftwerk

That 2 1/2 " looks like 2 1/2 feet! But if you...

That 2 1/2 " looks like 2 1/2 feet! But if you say so.... cool that you did this mod.
I am thinking of making a pivoting q/r rack adapter to get the fork of the bike secure before putting the rest...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By kraftwerk

Early shifting was made via a straight-rod...

Early shifting was made via a straight-rod mounted midway up the seat stay, so you reached back there to select a gear.
At the time a common term for this 'remote' gear shifter was "Chain Dancer" a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,613
Posted By kraftwerk

Well, it depends which bike's and what car......

Well, it depends which bike's and what car... trunk of the bmw fits one bike back seat easily fits one bike two is possible. Mazda Miata not so much... but a Honda f\Fit works pretty well since...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By kraftwerk

Yes : Being 'bike crazy' is one of the things to...

Yes : Being 'bike crazy' is one of the things to do in Europe. If your daughter rides she can show you 'le bon routes' just beyond the city limits other wise, just chill and enjoy Geneva as much as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By kraftwerk

There is great riding in the Jura Mountains ,...

There is great riding in the Jura Mountains , just North of Geneva and North Of Lausanne. So you could pick and choose around that area, if the Mt. passes are not fitting in you schedule.
I keep a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,571
Posted By kraftwerk

".....but the study went on to determine that...

".....but the study went on to determine that 100% of these riders crashed into a tree, a curb or a parked car.."
03-02-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By kraftwerk

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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So this went south pretty fast. Snapped the axel! P.O.S. to work on, just as I...
03-02-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By kraftwerk

Thanks, that makes sense, seems about the only...

Thanks, that makes sense, seems about the only thing to do. Will give it a good cleaning, lube and re-assemble.
What weight should the oil be ?
Sure hope I don't loose the pawls and spring,
hate...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-01-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 131,962
Posted By kraftwerk

Joey, I am among those that bought the frame...

Joey, I am among those that bought the frame from Titan several years ago, in the second "batch" ordered. I have to say it forced me to re-asses the quality I had previously associated with...
03-01-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By kraftwerk

how to remove Mavic free hub body?

My free hub is super-stiff, at first I thought the grease had frozen since I was riding 30 miles around sub zero temps. When it it warmer I noticed that the free wheel was no longer "free wheeling"...
02-16-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,777
Posted By kraftwerk

Agreed the world does, especially right now! ...

Agreed the world does, especially right now! Glad you read it. He should be Sainted.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,587
Posted By kraftwerk

My brother had a 'Non-folding Twenty'. I think...

My brother had a 'Non-folding Twenty'.
I think it was labeled " The Shopper " ...if i remember correctly.
Most are Brown or Green.. White is pretty rare.
.... did I ever see a Purple one? Now, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 37,379
Posted By kraftwerk

5.20 kg. / 11.46 lbs. is less than what my wife's...

5.20 kg. / 11.46 lbs. is less than what my wife's purse weighs...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By kraftwerk

That metallic brown R-20 is in very nice...

That metallic brown R-20 is in very nice condition..
Forum: For Sale
01-18-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,145
Posted By kraftwerk

Similar to the Pashley...

Similar to the Pashley...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By kraftwerk

My Folding 20 is still in service, it's gotten...

My Folding 20 is still in service, it's gotten lighter over the years. Mostly Campy stuff leftover from other projects, Nuke Proof Hub's.
Rolling on 451 thin Schwalbe Durano tires:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-18-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By kraftwerk

"Bike Mayor" rides a Folding 20

https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a34775023/cycling-ally-courtney-williams/?source=nl&utm_source=nl_byc&utm_medium=email&date=011821&utm_campaign=nl22658284
...
01-14-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By kraftwerk

Obviously it is a rare Wu Tang Fork. Welcome to...

Obviously it is a rare Wu Tang Fork. Welcome to the Syndicate.
01-14-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,777
Posted By kraftwerk

Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the...

Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation
this guy is about the coolest hard as nails dude that ever was, Gino Bartali.
He won races: T de F & Giro...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-21-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By kraftwerk

20.4 lbs. wonder if that with the pedals? I...

20.4 lbs. wonder if that with the pedals? I suppose so...looks clean!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By kraftwerk

Frame from the Future : CERVELO S-Series

Everything looks new to these old eyes, yesterday I was passed by a CERVELO S-Series S5 Disc Ultegra Di2 Road Bike.
I try not to let others pass me or get too far up the road with out putting up a...
09-17-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By kraftwerk

Yes and yes, fixed this today. The gaps,...

Yes and yes, fixed this today.
The gaps, apparent in the first photo, look really suspicious and guilty.
At the very least they were confusing everyone, including myself.
Iride01 said it looks...
09-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By kraftwerk

I bought the frame lightly used, I am the second...

I bought the frame lightly used, I am the second owner. The early frames, from 2014, as this one is, only have round seat-tubes. Latter on, the frame was redesigned
( and the factory changed...
09-16-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By kraftwerk

"Is the thin layers of metal maybe a shim that...

"Is the thin layers of metal maybe a shim that someone wrapped around a seat post that was too small and now time, grease, goo, or something is just making you think it's part of the clamp area in...
09-16-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By kraftwerk

Another creeky seat-post thread

I have a good looking, very fast aluminum track bike, I quite like, a Leader. It's the early iteration: 2014. w/ a traditional (round )seat-post.
It does what it was designed for very well and has...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-15-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By kraftwerk

rhm, Nice to see those fine saddle restorations...

rhm,
Nice to see those fine saddle restorations and re-creations, WOW!
..here I thought I was a hero for re-leathering about 6 "Avocet-Ti" saddles.
I took a liking to that particular, saddle so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,549
Posted By kraftwerk

Sears "Free Spirit"... I actually raced it when I...

Sears "Free Spirit"... I actually raced it when I was 13 or so... today that would be deemed child abuse. The bike weighed 1/3 of my weight 30 lbs to my 90... ugh..
Every bike since was...
09-15-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,020
Posted By kraftwerk

It's one of the tools I have been thinking about...

It's one of the tools I have been thinking about 9and needing) for awhile... if my brother lived closer, I would have borrowed it by now.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-19-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By kraftwerk

Thanks for all the responses. You guys are great...

Thanks for all the responses. You guys are great and give me a lot to think about.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By kraftwerk

Dented tube

I have here a rather nice looking Erickson frame with S&S couplers (!) and a nice sized dent in the top tube.. cool thing is the dent is smooth, paint didn't even crack. The frame seems well-aligned...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,164
Posted By kraftwerk

Times like this I miss Botto.

Times like this I miss Botto.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,700
Posted By kraftwerk

Assos or Loffler I also like some of my Castelli...

Assos or Loffler I also like some of my Castelli bibs.
Forum: Northeast
08-10-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,121
Posted By kraftwerk

Realize this is an old post but just an update:...

Realize this is an old post but just an update: "B's Bikes" in Greenpoint Brooklyn is STILL where I go to buy new bar-tape or to have a free wheel removed that requires a tool I don't own (otherwise...
Forum: For Sale
07-12-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By kraftwerk

Hey Bart, Glad those made it to you. ugh,...

Hey Bart,
Glad those made it to you.
ugh, I know... I was a bit sad to see the 980 go. So Minty! I actually run the 980 rear on my daily commuter and it has survived the toughest conditions....
07-07-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By kraftwerk

Is it 33% more difficult? Is it 33% faster?

Is it 33% more difficult? Is it 33% faster?
Forum: For Sale
06-18-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By kraftwerk

Bart, Figure around $10 to ship to CA. That is...

Bart, Figure around $10 to ship to CA. That is with the USPS.

Well, I am back finally... Will post better pictures of some the smaller stuff soon and maybe a few more items.
Thanks for your...
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