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04-16-10, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By coelcanth

30% of the time you need a 7mm allen wrench and...

30% of the time you need a 7mm allen wrench
and some good curse words
and a reverse threaded crank extractor
because the shoulder of the bolt has sheared itself off and failed to extract anything...
04-16-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 782
Posted By coelcanth

there is an unusually large amount of scapins in...

there is an unusually large amount of scapins in the philly area.. who was importing these bikes ?

i myself bought mine at t-town 4 or 5 years ago.. back then it was the first one i had seen
04-16-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By coelcanth

wait hold up are you saying the Stynkro...

wait hold up
are you saying the Stynkro shifters were available before the C-Record type retrofriction shifters ?
04-13-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,216
Posted By coelcanth

cool ! wow if the weight remains close it...

cool !

wow if the weight remains close it would be amazing.. the original was like the lightest headset around

last question (probably not easily answered): are the bearings balls or rollers ??
04-13-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,216
Posted By coelcanth

ok cool does the outward appearance of the...

ok cool

does the outward appearance of the cartridge bearing version match one of the needle bearing headsets ?
what's the design of the crown race ? is it aluminum ? is it split ?
04-13-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,216
Posted By coelcanth

both the A9s pictured above are British as well.....

both the A9s pictured above are British as well..
i am just curious

and now i wonder about the external appearance of the cartridge version
04-13-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,398
Posted By coelcanth

fyi, the wrong length indicator spindle could...

fyi, the wrong length indicator spindle could cause shifting problems for sure, but these problems would probably not be evident when you are bypassing the cable and pulling the indicator chain...
04-13-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,216
Posted By coelcanth

where did the legend of the A9 with cartridge...

where did the legend of the A9 with cartridge bearings start ?
do they exist ? has anyone seen one in the flesh (aluminum) ?
i haven't...

also, anyone know when the design of the lower cup...
05-30-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By coelcanth

these are definitely 144mm

these are definitely 144mm
05-27-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By coelcanth

which gruppo did the cantilever brakes come from...

which gruppo did the cantilever brakes come from ?

o, nevermind.. looks like record OR..
i think i have a set of those
05-27-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By coelcanth

i think 8mm is too big a difference to compensate...

i think 8mm is too big a difference to compensate via an extra cross..
i think that would take up 3mm or so at most
05-24-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By coelcanth

i think i got it through an amazon private seller...

i think i got it through an amazon private seller for like $19...
i mostly buy used books but if i am shopping for a brand new book i always check there first...
05-24-08, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By coelcanth

sturmey archer hubs always click in certain...

sturmey archer hubs always click in certain gears..
if it's too loud, oil it through the oil port
05-23-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By coelcanth

it's a very cool book, a nice collection.. ...

it's a very cool book, a nice collection..

but i kindof whish it was more organized/had more depth
05-22-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By coelcanth

almost every good quality italian bike i see from...

almost every good quality italian bike i see from this era has this same seatstay treatment,
i think that's one reason at least why they seem so similar..
here is one i am intimately familiar with:...
05-21-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By coelcanth

i know of at least one for sale (black ano) in a...

i know of at least one for sale (black ano) in a bike shop in milwaukee..
and it will only cost you $40
(it was out of my price range)
05-21-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By coelcanth

wow that's impressive... and i thought the...

wow that's impressive...
and i thought the rolly polys were Not kevlar belted?

i've gone about 4000 or so miles on my ruffy tuffys
with three flats (including one this morning)
05-20-08, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By coelcanth

what's it made out of ? looks cool though.....

what's it made out of ?

looks cool though.. avid tri-align brakes.. suntour xc pedals ?

pay what you want
05-18-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 126,985
Posted By coelcanth

i really need a non drive side shimano 600...

i really need a non drive side shimano 600 arabesque crankarm seeing as how i completely lost mine...
05-18-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 375,403
Posted By coelcanth

it does.. and if you were motivated to strip it...

it does.. and if you were motivated to strip it down and sell it all via ebay you'd probably make your money back and then some..

but $300 for an unrideable bike does not seem like a good deal !
05-18-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By coelcanth

steel is great for it's repairability this...

steel is great for it's repairability
this looks like minor damage to me

i would straighten and align it and ride it for sure

i whish i still lived in northern nj because then i could do it...
05-15-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,130
Posted By coelcanth

open up your freewheel and see what's going on...

open up your freewheel and see what's going on inside..
it looks like it's in good shape
05-13-08, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By coelcanth

i'm not certain, but i think there were two types...

i'm not certain, but i think there were two types of indicators for these hubs..
there is one with very skinny threading and there is another with a more normal threading..
this one is...
05-12-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By coelcanth

where da hell do you get a 5.5mm allen wrench ?

where da hell do you get a 5.5mm allen wrench ?
05-06-08, 06:37 AM
05-04-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By coelcanth

TREXLERTOWN: did i buy a shimano 600 crankset from you ?

i bought a shimano 600 arabesque crankset from someone and then when i got home i could not find da non drive side crankarm.. did i leave it on your table ?? did it fall out of my pocket or...
03-29-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By coelcanth

if you feel like you are capable of opening up...

if you feel like you are capable of opening up the hub and swapping the innards, you can almost certainly replace the pawls and clutch..

it really isn't hard, and it doesn't require special tools...
03-06-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By coelcanth

i think the 25.4 might be the more common size, ...

i think the 25.4 might be the more common size,
maybe for the bars with the seperate narrow brazed-on ferrule ?
(most steel pista bars i see are built like this)

it looks like these road bars...
03-06-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By coelcanth

hmm i am having a hard time picturing what you...

hmm
i am having a hard time picturing what you are asking about..
what crankset is it ?
03-03-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By coelcanth

probably the threadings were close enough to give...

probably the threadings were close enough to give the impression that the French cup would fit the Raleigh threads..

(French = 35mm x 1mm [25.4 tpi], Raleigh = 1 3/8" [34.925mm] x 26tpi)

the...
03-01-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 104,213
Posted By coelcanth

yes it does.. 23.35mm for the Stronglight, 23mm...

yes it does.. 23.35mm for the Stronglight, 23mm for TA, 22mm for normal cranks...


here is my latest find, someone is riding it already.. recycling !
...
03-01-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 362,095
Posted By coelcanth

well i meant dual spring-loaded pivots.. ...

well i meant
dual spring-loaded pivots..

the Sport is only sprung at the upper pivot,
and the Gran Sport/Record/Nuovo Record/Super Record are all only sprung at the lower..
since the Gran...
02-29-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 362,095
Posted By coelcanth

o, i just picked up one of these as well (later...

o, i just picked up one of these as well
(later version though)

i am thinking about taking it apart and customizing my Record derailleur into a dual pivot version...
(it was a period mod...
02-29-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By coelcanth

why does a complete bike sell for less than the...

why does a complete bike sell for less than the total cost of the components would ?
02-29-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By coelcanth

i agree.. the lugs look to be sort of designed...

i agree..
the lugs look to be sort of designed to work with the rivendells' and sort of to go with any bike you might stick it on..
but i feel like they fail at both

you'd be better off putting...
02-24-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 375,403
Posted By coelcanth

complete bike @ $300 !? it's probably worth it !

complete bike @ $300 !? it's probably worth it !
02-24-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By coelcanth

yah, the simplex hubs really did surprise me but...

yah, the simplex hubs really did surprise me but that ideale saddle is rare, delicate, and Desirable !

not too long ago i sold a nos schwinn madison track frame for almost $600.
in that case, the...
02-24-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By coelcanth

my they are strange though.. how do they mount...

my they are strange though..
how do they mount ?
neither of the examples posted have any clamp or band..
and what is that strange contraption extending below the actual shift lever ?

you (dude...
02-21-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By coelcanth

A9 also wins in the weight category ...

A9 also wins in the weight category

especially the composite version...
02-21-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,888
Posted By coelcanth

here is my $100 bobby j ...

here is my $100 bobby j

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2249/1524944934_f713446556_o.jpg

i don't commute with the basket.. that's just for going to the market
02-21-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,426
Posted By coelcanth

or a fixed gear !

or a fixed gear !
02-21-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,116
Posted By coelcanth

this is all i recall about customer service: ...

this is all i recall about customer service:

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13007&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0
02-19-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,169
Posted By coelcanth

my what sharp eyes you've got ! ...

my what sharp eyes you've got !

http://i6.ebayimg.com/06/i/000/db/2d/8570_1.JPG
02-19-08, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By coelcanth

yes check the bottom bracket threading to confirm...

yes check the bottom bracket threading to confirm french threads
(looks like maybe a TA bottom bracket ?)
or check the outer diameter of the tubing with calipers

did the motos use nervex pro...
02-19-08, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By coelcanth

yes date stamped 1980 i have a gold campy...

yes date stamped 1980

i have a gold campy bmx chainring an you the cranks !
02-19-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By coelcanth

yes are those the 27" ones ? (i might be...

yes are those the 27" ones ?

(i might be interested in a pair if you are not)
02-19-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 375,403
Posted By coelcanth

HAHA the point is the dude is INSANE ! ! !! ...

HAHA the point is the dude is INSANE ! ! !!

"gabbledobie"
02-19-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By coelcanth

yeah really.. stamped dropout pump peg and...

yeah really..

stamped dropout
pump peg and brake cable braze-ons ?
02-15-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By coelcanth

like he said, he's concerned cuz the threads are...

like he said, he's concerned cuz the threads are shorter than on pedals of later vintage.

i've never had a problem in this situation

remember, the earliest alloy campy cranks had the pedal hole...
02-15-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By coelcanth

hmm well i have a magistroni WELTER branded...

hmm
well i have a magistroni WELTER branded headset with a smooth washer and a smooth lower cup..
i can almost certainly date the bike to 1957
i don't know if it's a 'Senior' or wot though
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