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10-03-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 489
Posted By bwilli88

Here is my simple alternative to this. A dingle...

Here is my simple alternative to this. A dingle speed.
It has both a 17-21 fixed cog and freewheel on the flip flop hub. The chainrings are 46x42.
This gives me 2 very usable gears with the same...
10-03-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 489
Posted By bwilli88

Better setup would be a Sturmey Archer 3 speed...

Better setup would be a Sturmey Archer 3 speed with 2 cogs.
10-01-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26,439
Views: 3,816,761
Posted By bwilli88

I live in Cambodia and there is a plethora of 26...

I live in Cambodia and there is a plethora of 26 1 3/8 bikes, tires, tubes, and rims available here. Tires for $3 or $4, tubes for $1.50, rims for $8 or $9. A step thru 26" x 1 3/8 bike is about...
09-29-22, 02:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By bwilli88

I would love to add Doug's Bike building program...

I would love to add Doug's Bike building program in the Ukraine to Cambodia. Cambodia has a huge bike manufacturing industry and exports more bikes to the EU than Taiwan since 2017. These are...
09-28-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 872
Posted By bwilli88

Either take it to Doug or contact Weigle. It...

Either take it to Doug or contact Weigle. It could be a beautiful bike.
09-28-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26,439
Views: 3,816,761
Posted By bwilli88

My plan next year is to bring at least 3 to 5...

My plan next year is to bring at least 3 to 5 extra sets of rims back with me.
Forum: Touring
09-27-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,376
Posted By bwilli88

If you are not hiking or using trekking poles,...

If you are not hiking or using trekking poles, then get some poles at your local hiking supply that would fit.
Forum: Touring
09-27-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,376
Posted By bwilli88

Dunston has a really nice tent problem is it is...

Dunston has a really nice tent problem is it is back ordered.
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09-26-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,238
Views: 556,507
Posted By bwilli88

ISO Deerhead half step FD

I recently got one of catnap's Raleigh Internationals and I am thinking of building it with a set of Shimano Deerhead derailleurs. I would like to set it up with a half step + granny and have a real...
09-24-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 638
Posted By bwilli88

Eyecrometer. having looked at a lot of bikes...

Eyecrometer. having looked at a lot of bikes gives one experience.
09-24-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,359
Posted By bwilli88

Here are a few i have in Lancaster, PA... 73...

Here are a few i have in Lancaster, PA...
73 Super Course Dingle speed...
09-24-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,359
Posted By bwilli88

As I am in Cambodia right now, This is what I...

As I am in Cambodia right now, This is what I have here...
72 Witcomb, 650b conversion, 2x9 Shimano...
09-24-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,420
Posted By bwilli88

I have this Doppelganger 853 and it works well...

I have this Doppelganger 853 and it works well for my needs
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09-22-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 885
Posted By bwilli88

Some GB rando bars on my Witcomb ...

Some GB rando bars on my Witcomb
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09-21-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,534
Posted By bwilli88

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SR Apex 86 bcd...
09-20-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 16,937
Posted By bwilli88

This is a perfect example of the reveal. Since I...

This is a perfect example of the reveal. Since I cannot participate very often, I live vicariously thru this forum.
09-16-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 203,840
Posted By bwilli88

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72 Witcomb.
...
09-14-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

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You can see the 2 divers helmets and the ring for guiding the...
09-14-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

That is the way it was when nlerner sent it to...

That is the way it was when nlerner sent it to gugie. Really a neat feature. Need to get a picture of the bottom bracket with the similar treatment.
09-14-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By bwilli88

Beautiful bike, GLWTS

Beautiful bike, GLWTS
09-14-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

More done and a short ride, Wow this is so nice. ...

More done and a short ride, Wow this is so nice. Put 3km on it tonight and it is quick.

On the small cog 11t...
09-14-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,929
Posted By bwilli88

This was a tight fit for the 42mm tires I have on...

This was a tight fit for the 42mm tires I have on this. I dimpled the chain stays a bit and have the wheel all the way to the rear in the dropouts.
I have some 38mm Donnely tires but love these....
09-14-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, satin ...

Yes, satin
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$9 each...
09-11-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 476
Posted By bwilli88

Bummer I missed out on the AM wheel. maybe next...

Bummer I missed out on the AM wheel. maybe next time.
09-11-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, most of them were Araya aluminum rims! :)

Nope, most of them were Araya aluminum rims! :)
09-11-22, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By bwilli88

Hanging in a bike shop here in Cambodia there...

Hanging in a bike shop here in Cambodia there must be 20 or 30 NOS 26 x 1 3/8 rims. I plan to bring back four rims for builds I have in the States. I wish I could send a stack back for all you needy...
09-10-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By bwilli88

Looks good. Also looks like a 650b would fit in...

Looks good. Also looks like a 650b would fit in the rear but with a smaller tire
09-10-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5,401
Views: 612,670
Posted By bwilli88

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putting together my 72 Witcomb.
09-10-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

More coming when I put together the derailleurs...

More coming when I put together the derailleurs and chain
09-10-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

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09-10-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

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Brooks Flyer...
09-10-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

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Bars and a brake lever in...
09-10-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

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SR Apex 86mm BCD crankset...
09-10-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By bwilli88

Bwilli88's 72 Gugified Witcomb Build.

Reference threads
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1230668-brian-s-gugificazion-witcomb-2.html#post22632020

Here is a thread of nlerner's about this frame before I got it....
09-09-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,967
Posted By bwilli88

I really like my Swift Tire "Sand Canyon" tires,...

I really like my Swift Tire "Sand Canyon" tires, 27" x 1 3/8"
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09-06-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,315
Posted By bwilli88

I have an 81 and an 83 pro-tour. The 81 is still...

I have an 81 and an 83 pro-tour. The 81 is still original paint and the 83 had been stripped. My 83 was stripped of the chrome on the seat tube to braze on some water bottle bosses. I painted satin...
09-04-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 585
Posted By bwilli88

The problem is that SA ASC hubs have not been...

The problem is that SA ASC hubs have not been made for 60 years. They worked as they are described.
today's modern equivalent is the S3X. I do not have any experience with either but have heard...
09-01-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By bwilli88

If the deal for the non dyno and rear falls thru,...

If the deal for the non dyno and rear falls thru, gimme a price for shipping to 17602, Lancaster, PA
This would be better with a matched pair of tires.
and that would have to be up to mountaindave
09-01-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,929
Posted By bwilli88

got these in the mail in the US...

got these in the mail in the US...
08-31-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,060
Posted By bwilli88

I can only say that my Zunow was superb. I ran...

I can only say that my Zunow was superb. I ran it with an Ultegra 105 mix.
08-31-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,232
Posted By bwilli88

My 83 Gazelle...

My 83 Gazelle Opafietshttps://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1661940905932496350912721059885_5b5c9b52abb473339f75c7b53ab66e62db3a0a3b.jpg
My 72...
08-30-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,187
Posted By bwilli88

answer to #4 I reuse my canvas bags all the time....

answer to #4 I reuse my canvas bags all the time. Ans #1 They stay on the bike.
ans #6 They really do not biodegrade and stay in the environment as toxic waste or to damage wild life.
08-29-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,187
Posted By bwilli88

My Market bikes, The American bike has both the...

My Market bikes, The American bike has both the Wald rear folding baskets and a Wald woody front basket. It is an 8 speed Shimano nexus.

My American market bike. a Raleigh Grand...
08-29-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By bwilli88

Looks great. Love that blue.

Looks great. Love that blue.
08-26-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By bwilli88

Using the L bracket, you could still dimple the...

Using the L bracket, you could still dimple the fender. This helps keep the fender away from the tire.
08-26-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,155
Posted By bwilli88

Where are you living in Asia, it is a big place. ...

Where are you living in Asia, it is a big place. Posting from Cambodia.
08-26-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By bwilli88

My newest bike is a 2012 Fuji Stratos, a bike for...

My newest bike is a 2012 Fuji Stratos, a bike for the Japanese market. It is a TIG welded steel with Fuji Elios 2 custom butted CrMo with outer butted seat tube. Now to have brifters put back on. ...
08-25-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By bwilli88

My grandmother always said the key to good tea is...

My grandmother always said the key to good tea is a well used pot and the key to coffee is a well scrubbed pot.
08-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By bwilli88

Some of my coffee makers. ...

Some of my coffee makers.
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08-23-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By bwilli88

I use a 10 cup stove top percolator with local...

I use a 10 cup stove top percolator with local Cambodian coffee from a local roaster. Mix 50/50 arabica and robusto.
hot and black anytime before 1pm.
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