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08-10-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did anyone state that the OP's was a "Shimano 7...

Did anyone state that the OP's was a "Shimano 7 speed Uniglide freehub"? A quick glance at previous posts and I don't see this mentioned.

What was mentioned is that the smallest sprocket is a...
08-10-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,067
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I have a similar "French" challenge. The wheel...

I have a similar "French" challenge. The wheel in question is a rear Roval and I actually broke two spokes on the drive side when the RD decided to come loose from the hanger and was sucked (with...
08-09-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yes, it is a Uniglide cassette and not...

Yes, it is a Uniglide cassette and not Hyperglide. I don't spot the internal threads needed for a Hyperglide installation--- but the picture is not the best to be 100% certain.

Also, I've only...
08-08-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,067
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wildwood I'm now a devotee of Effetto Mariposa...

Wildwood I'm now a devotee of Effetto Mariposa Carogna tape...
08-06-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,067
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my...

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my bikes and been pleased with the performance. Are they as nice as $100 Vittorias? Of course not--- but a significant improvement over mid-range...
08-03-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm jumping in a bit late since I'm in the middle...

I'm jumping in a bit late since I'm in the middle of a cross-country move.

Anyone interested in corncobs, I can provide them in the three major brands, Suntour, Shimano and Regina. Probably---...
07-30-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you order tan-wall Panaracer Pasela tires? ...

Did you order tan-wall Panaracer Pasela tires? If so, they are a great 27" tire choice and you should be very pleased. Did you order a Brooks B17 or another model?

I recently mounted the...
07-29-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

While I'm not certain, I believe they only make...

While I'm not certain, I believe they only make one general purpose synthetic grease. This is the one I use....
07-29-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for the mentions Velo Mule and nlerner :D ...

Thanks for the mentions Velo Mule and nlerner :D

My Four Cents of advice after servicing 1000s of freewheels:

1st cent) Synthetic grease in the bearing races (I prefer Super Lube). It is very...
07-27-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

elston1999 , only two more posts and you can...

elston1999 , only two more posts and you can include pictures with your posts! :D We like pictures. Just add two more here with basic comments.

Refreshing your existing drive train is the best...
07-27-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your parents were very generous to you when you...

Your parents were very generous to you when you were 10! I only received hand-me-down bikes from my older brother, who often only received hand-me-down bikes from our youngest uncles!
07-26-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

A super C&Ver, who shared his knowledge with...

A super C&Ver, who shared his knowledge with generosity, wit, kindness, and good humor. Thank you for 12+ years of great contributions with every post. You will be missed.
07-25-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,138
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I was hoping you would interpret the serial...

I was hoping you would interpret the serial number for us and provide a bit more background on its origin! ;)

Just look at how young Queen Elizabeth was when this note was printed! Fantastic find...
07-22-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I can provide a 22T Perfect sprocket. However, I...

I can provide a 22T Perfect sprocket. However, I leave in the morning for the next two weeks. PM me mid-August if interested.
07-22-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, IMO (which is influenced by my color...

Kurt, IMO (which is influenced by my color deficit vision), the blue-green color of the Nobly frameset does not work well with the brown-bronze color of the fenders, even with the similar shade in...
07-20-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,403
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

#triplizer, #redclovercomponents, #grannygears,...

#triplizer, #redclovercomponents, #grannygears, #oldnotsostronglegs, #C&Vproblemsolved. :D
07-19-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,403
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

If your freewheel is a Suntour Perfect (not...

If your freewheel is a Suntour Perfect (not always marked as such), I have plenty of 20T sprockets I can provide. If it is something else, let me know the make and model and I'll do my best to...
07-17-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another possible source for replacement sprockets...

Another possible source for replacement sprockets is to modify HG sprockets from the newer cassettes. If you are interested I can explain how to do this, which is easy. You must save the smallest,...
07-15-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I always found it interesting how the 1970s...

I always found it interesting how the 1970s Tandem serial numbers seem to follow the same pattern used on the 1970s Super Sports, Sports Tourers, and Superiors.

My guess might be that the frame...
07-15-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Quick Kurt--- take the Marinoni frame and fork to...

Quick Kurt--- take the Marinoni frame and fork to the oncologist and start chemotherapy ASAP! :eek:

P.S. I have a Stronglight puller I can loan you. Let me know and I can mail it next week when...
07-14-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, no one has earned the right to be rude,...

Kurt, no one has earned the right to be rude, arrogant, mean, selfish, judgmental, and condescending. Not even the person who is/was elected as the leader of a nation.

Since retiring from my 40+...
07-12-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Stunning! Thank you for posting and sharing.

Stunning! Thank you for posting and sharing.
07-11-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

What Jon is failing to tell us--- he only rides...

What Jon is failing to tell us--- he only rides those new-fangled carbon fiber wheels and there's plenty of room between his spokes. :innocent:...
07-11-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,550
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

But... DON'T let the LBS talk you into replacing...

But... DON'T let the LBS talk you into replacing the freewheel. ;) Lot's of like left in that Regina (I'm asuming)! :D

Dang, Kurt, you really take on the unusual projects.
07-10-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Personally, I prefer the Brooks. The Honey color...

Personally, I prefer the Brooks. The Honey color will darken with use.

Now all we need are some drive side pictures of your beautiful bike. :D
07-08-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Interesting comparison for the Cannondale R700: I...

Interesting comparison for the Cannondale R700: I own a '93 R600, which was equipped with the same 105 gear and SRAM grip shifters, but with traditional drop bars and seat post. The first thing I...
07-04-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,849
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Pic Assist: :D ...

Pic Assist: :D
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A very fine-looking Paramount :thumb: ! Even with the...
07-02-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

You might try this, Carogna Remover made by...

You might try this, Carogna Remover made by Effetto Mariposa (https://www.effettomariposa.eu/collections/tubular-accessories/products/carogna-remover-mastic-remover). I've used it on really old...
06-29-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,532
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

To make a small frame for a short person.

To make a small frame for a short person.
06-29-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I tried this earlier today and they each remained...

I tried this earlier today and they each remained small. This time I asked my browser to open your pictures in a separate link and then had to double click them to enlarge.
...
06-29-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

RidingAroundCT unfortunately my eyes are not good...

RidingAroundCT unfortunately my eyes are not good enough to do a proper evaluation of thumbnail sized pictures. The best I can tell you is to confirm it is a Suntour Accu Shift model freewheel. In...
06-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 697
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced...

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced by your LBS, they will probably want to simply bin your freewheel. If you are running the Accu Shift RD on index shifting, there's no modern freewheel...
06-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 781
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yes. I have a few. Very beefy. No pictures,...

Yes. I have a few. Very beefy. No pictures, however.
06-25-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,447
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Found a bridge photo to add to this amazing...

Found a bridge photo to add to this amazing collection....
06-25-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I texted cudak888 last evening and he is aware of...

I texted cudak888 last evening and he is aware of this thread. He said he has a busy Saturday and will give this thread a close look on Sunday. He did take a quick look at the pictures on his phone...
06-24-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Paging cudak888 our early Raleigh Sports...

Paging cudak888 our early Raleigh Sports wunderkind! :D
06-24-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

After Paramount production was moved to...

After Paramount production was moved to Waterford, WI, the S/N continued to reside on the NDS RDO until mid 1984. However, there are examples where the Waterford paint is so thick, they are...
06-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,316
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Not enough East Coast--- nor frozen "bays!"...

Not enough East Coast--- nor frozen "bays!" :p...
06-23-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your Regina looks to be an ORO or gold sprocket...

Your Regina looks to be an ORO or gold sprocket model. If the sprockets can be removed from the body (a special tool is needed to hold the freewheel body in order to reverse thread off the largest...
06-22-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

No. The four-digit head badge number is only...

No. The four-digit head badge number is only used in that location to identify the day of the year and year it was assembled. In mattinkansas 's picture, it would be the 348th day of 198?. My...
06-21-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Usually there are four digits stamped into the...

Usually there are four digits stamped into the head badge. Check and see if there is a faint impression on either side of the "3" or "8."

Check the Schwinn catalogue pages for the 1980s...
06-17-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Unfortunately, ThermionicScott if all Roger M has...

Unfortunately, ThermionicScott if all Roger M has on hand are the two Suntour freewheels pictured, he only has a 13T for the first position on those two bodies.

I agree, for Cino, I'd probably run...
06-17-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Winner pictured is the original Winner....

The Winner pictured is the original Winner. Notice there are no little holes spaced 180 degrees from each other. I've only had a few of these in my hands and I could never service them. However,...
06-17-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 860
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Funny coincidence: Yesterday while driving home,...

Funny coincidence: Yesterday while driving home, I spotted two bike-packers coming off NH's longest Rail-Trail (about a mile from home) and heading to our local store. One of them had what looked to...
06-16-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 860
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

merziac what in the world do you transport in...

merziac what in the world do you transport in that huge saddle bag? Your cricket gear and kit!?! An inflatable raft and paddles for crossing the Columbia River? Parachute, etc., for base jumping...
06-15-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 860
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your posts represent: great contributions to the...

Your posts represent: great contributions to the conversation, are thoughtfully written, and most importantly--- polite!

By comparison, it took me ten years, to the month, to reach 10,000. Since...
06-15-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'll add late 1980s to mid '90s Roval hubs (rear...

I'll add late 1980s to mid '90s Roval hubs (rear freewheel spaced 126mm), rims, spokes, and nipples. They are unique and not compatible (as best I can determine) with any other wheel brands.
...
06-14-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Exceptionally well executed! I made a similar...

Exceptionally well executed! I made a similar modification a few years ago. I added a granny chainring to a Nevar double crankset. But after careful planning, I recruited a machinist to complete...
06-12-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 608
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Notice how the chainrings are nearly the same...

Notice how the chainrings are nearly the same design. Whoever modified the Varsity certainly was paying tribute to the 1941 Paramount.
06-11-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Most likely the serial number is buried in the...

Most likely the serial number is buried in the paint on the left rear dropout and is in the Chicago format; two digit year, month letter code, and frame number made that month. My best guess is it is...
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