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10-30-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,564
Posted By Honusms

Hereís my Ď81 Superlight, post addition of SRAM...

Hereís my Ď81 Superlight, post addition of SRAM Force 10 speed components. Very quick and nimble bike!
...
10-23-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Honusms

Kuromori - Great suggestion! The shell is now...

Kuromori - Great suggestion! The shell is now larger than the standard French bottom bracket.
top506 - we ended up removing the bb and on close examination pronounced the bearings acceptable. So...
10-23-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Honusms

Need bottom bracket assistance - vintage French

My Jo Routens (1978) has a bottom bracket that appears to be unserviceable. Iíd like to replace it with a modern cartridge French threaded bb from VO, but I canít see any easy way to remove the...
10-21-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,703
Posted By Honusms

1977 Super Course Mixte ...

1977 Super Course Mixte
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10-20-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Honusms

Very nice build! I’m sold on dyno-hubs. As the...

Very nice build! I’m sold on dyno-hubs. As the keeper of 3 1970s Motobecanes, I can attest to their frame quality, comfort
and durability. The GR is wonderful - great find - and I love pairing it...
10-20-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By Honusms

Thanks for all the feedback :). The brake pad...

Thanks for all the feedback :). The brake pad issue was dealt with immediately. Thanks for the great catch! I like the suggestions for a more “”finished” look to the fender stays. Y’all are so much...
10-20-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By Honusms

Alex Singer Project

Iíve been playing with this Ď70s Alex Singer touring bike for over a year off and on. According to the seller (Swedish eBay) it at one time went through Mike Koneís shop (Boulder Cycles). It came...
10-05-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Honusms

PM sent.

PM sent.
09-21-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,586
Posted By Honusms

On a club ride this morning we had 2 classic...

On a club ride this morning we had 2 classic yellow bikes: a 1982 custom Mercian and my “bumblebee” 1972 Motobecane Grand Record!
...
Forum: Want To Buy
09-18-19, 06:46 AM
06-13-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,395
Posted By Honusms

Indeed it is. As are the hubs :) ...

Indeed it is. As are the hubs :)

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06-08-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,510
Posted By Honusms

British mixte with Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed drive train

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06-06-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,395
Posted By Honusms

After brute force did not budge them, a 16g...

After brute force did not budge them, a 16g needle and 10cc isopropyl alcohol injected underneath the grip on either end combine with twisting did the job quite well. And a generous application of...
06-06-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,395
Posted By Honusms

1991 Haro Extreme Comp

I’ve never in all of my 66+ years owned a mountain bike. But a couple of weeks ago some friends were discussing some local areas that they swear are beautiful but really require a mountain bike to...
06-02-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Honusms

ISO: Shimano triple crankset (7 sp) with 165-170 arms

Came across this Ď91 Haro Extreme frame and parts, including Shimano crankset with 175mm arms. Looking to replace it with something with shorter arms. Please PM if you have what I need. ...
06-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 391,638
Posted By Honusms

ISO Shimano MTB triple crankset

Just picked up a 1991 Haro Extreme Frameset and parts and want to swap out the crankset for something with shorter crank arms than the current 175s. Will gladly trade the current...
05-28-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By Honusms

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️ ...

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️

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05-27-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By Honusms

It’s classic, so it belongs here. Nice bike! ...

It’s classic, so it belongs here. Nice bike! I’m guessing it’s quicker than most people expect.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,911
Posted By Honusms

Hereís what could be called a ďplain JaneĒ royal...

Hereís what could be called a ďplain JaneĒ royal blue frame (Miyata 1000) that I jazzed up with red accents if you want a visual:
...
05-24-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By Honusms

Fabulous!

Fabulous!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,911
Posted By Honusms

Agree with the red bar tape and matching cable...

Agree with the red bar tape and matching cable housing. Could also go hot pink!
05-23-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,938
Posted By Honusms

The new/old Sachs freewheel I just installed on...

The new/old Sachs freewheel I just installed on my Motobecane Grand Record came complete with one!...
05-21-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 41,244
Posted By Honusms

The Bumblebee Gets a Makeover

My Ď72 Bumblebee Grand Record was put together with period-correct Campy components but wasnít getting out much. So off to eBay and BF C&V Sales for new jewelry for her. I wanted a wider range of...
05-14-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,474
Posted By Honusms

Oh, my! It’s one of my very favorites and is in...

Oh, my! It’s one of my very favorites and is in almost daily use but I haven’t documented this one. My bad. I’ll take some pics tomorrow!
05-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

So happy to hear that you’ll be re-united with...

So happy to hear that you’ll be re-united with your former Miyata 1000! Really interesting data - thanks!

I am 5’5” with short legs and a long torso. My seatpost actually is not all the way up -...
05-10-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Honusms

My favorite! But, sadly, the cranks are also too...

My favorite! But, sadly, the cranks are also too long for me.
04-27-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,489
Posted By Honusms

Itís my assigned username from my employer before...

Itís my assigned username from my employer before I retired: Harris Oncology Nursing Unit + my initials. Whenever a website wanted me to choose a username I automatically used this one instead of...
04-19-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,940
Posted By Honusms

Hereís a vintage British mixte frame that I...

Hereís a vintage British mixte frame that I recently equipped with a Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed drive train. It has Campy dropouts, Reynolds 531 decals on frame and fork, a Claud Butler headbadge and...
04-19-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By Honusms

Another thumbs-up :thumb: for the Swift Tire Sand...

Another thumbs-up :thumb: for the Swift Tire Sand Canyons! I have them on my Miyata 1000 and they’re terrific!
04-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,516,773
Posted By Honusms

RiddleOfSteel - no apologies necessary. I refer...

RiddleOfSteel - no apologies necessary. I refer to it as my British Mystery Mixte because Iím unclear about its origins. Serial number isnít Raleigh. Could be Ď60s CB or Holdsworth from the serial...
04-15-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,516,773
Posted By Honusms

The dreaminess of the ride may be more due to the...

The dreaminess of the ride may be more due to the qualities of the steel than the weight loss or maybe a combination of both. Gorgeous build!
04-15-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,516,773
Posted By Honusms

Retro roadie mixte!

I didn’t mean for this to happen. I was perfectly happy with my vintage British mixte as it was. But I jumped on a set of Campy wheels offered by a forum member that came with an 11 speed rear hub...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,569
Posted By Honusms

Nice work!

Nice work!
03-31-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,699
Posted By Honusms

Franciex

Original to my Mongilardi formerly 3-speed, now 5 speed. ďFrench fitĒ is the only option with this seat post :). Itís quite comfy!
...
03-29-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By Honusms

Wanted: 26mm Campagnolo lock ring

Need a 26mm lock ring for older Campy 9-10-11 speed hub. The low cog on the 11 speed cassette I have is 12t. 27mm lock ring came with the cassette, but is just a little too wide :(
Forum: Introductions
03-24-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Honusms

Welcome!

Welcome!
03-20-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8,019
Views: 2,516,773
Posted By Honusms

Noticed this as well after the pictures were...

Noticed this as well after the pictures were posted. Immediate correction :)
03-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,993
Posted By Honusms

Iím running the Panaracer Sand Canyon 35 mm tires...

Iím running the Panaracer Sand Canyon 35 mm tires (with fenders!) on my Miyata 1000 with 27Ē wheels. Nice comfy ride! I do have to deflate the rear tire to take the wheel off, but thatís certainly...
03-09-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

Thanks, all, for the feedback! The Golden Boy...

Thanks, all, for the feedback!
The Golden Boy - This thing’s a lovely rider. Stiff enough for brisk acceleration. As a fairly lightweight rider, springiness is not an attribute that I encounter...
03-08-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

Progress

Nitto front rack added, Dia Compe brake hoods ditto. Mudguards/fenders (50cm Giles Berthoud stainless steel) did not give me any pushback on installation. A couple of Acorn bags came off other bikes...
03-05-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 432,271
Posted By Honusms

Replaced the Cycloid chainrings that came with my...

Replaced the Cycloid chainrings that came with my Jo Routens with nice round TA ones. Kept the 165mm TA cranks :)
...
03-05-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,058
Posted By Honusms

Like this? ...

Like this?

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03-05-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,960
Posted By Honusms

Lovely Bianchi! Enjoy!!!

Lovely Bianchi! Enjoy!!!
02-28-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,969
Posted By Honusms

I do underwater photography - mostly in the...

I do underwater photography - mostly in the southwestern Pacific. (Live in north Texas). So considering the dive gear, travel costs including outrageous excess baggage fees, incredibly expensive...
02-26-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

Thatís a Brooks Isle of Wight saddle bag - large...

Thatís a Brooks Isle of Wight saddle bag - large size. I have two and theyíre my favorite bags for carrying flat repair stuff, spare tubes, tools, etc. Very easy to open, yet secure and stable on...
02-25-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Honusms

Saphir makes a rejuvenating cream that works...

Saphir makes a rejuvenating cream that works well.

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02-24-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,013
Posted By Honusms

Bertoni Superlight, 1981 (with some contemporary...

Bertoni Superlight, 1981 (with some contemporary bits)
...
02-24-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

Yes, indeed - brake hoods and fenders (mudguards)...

Yes, indeed - brake hoods and fenders (mudguards) are on order :).
02-24-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,186
Posted By Honusms

Progress

First pass at making it rideable:
- Frame cleaned, buffed and waxed
- Hubs, bottom bracket, pedals and headset serviced. (Broke 2 reflectors on pedals, may or may not replace).
- Sugino AT...
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