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11-21-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By 1987

Ah! Now I see, you are referring to the extra...

Ah! Now I see, you are referring to the extra "meat" in the back is removed from the original casting. Great point.

https://i.imgur.com/v9cNAoJ.jpg

VeloBase.com - View Single Frame Part...
11-21-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By 1987

Or could it be that the first digit indicates...

Or could it be that the first digit indicates series, higher digit = higher quality, and the last double digits are a generation number?
11-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By 1987

Great list. Can you be more detailed about what...

Great list.
Can you be more detailed about what filed rear dropouts would look like?

To that list I can add "wolf's ears" lugs.
11-20-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By 1987

Tektro's naming convention for brakes?

What's the logic behind Tektro's product naming convention? Especially of their brakes.
The brakes has strange names, for example: R316, R530, R539, R540, R559, R730, R737, R741 ...

TEKTRO BRAKE...
10-27-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,289
Posted By 1987

Thanks for reminding me. Yes, Clement also made...

Thanks for reminding me. Yes, Clement also made rims. Strange that new decals are not available.

I found the image source:
VeloBase.com - Component: Clement Albione...
10-27-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,289
Posted By 1987

That is not a Fiamme rim decal. It's a quite rare...

That is not a Fiamme rim decal. It's a quite rare decal. I have seen it before, but can't remember the brand. It could be an old logo version or rim model decal. The bird like creature looks like a...
09-24-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

Thanks, very close

Thanks, very close
09-24-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

I took a closer look in good lighting and it...

I took a closer look in good lighting and it seems like the text reads Larabile. There are vintage gloves available on eBay with similar stamps. Here is a pair (warning non cycling gloves):...
09-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By 1987

How common was 32H hubs?

How common was 32H hubs for road cycling back in the days. I am mainly interested in 60s, 70s and 80s (and the beginning of 90s)?

On eBay 70s Campagnolo Records 32H hubs are kinda rare (not...
09-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By 1987

I surf the web for a lot of cycling related...

I surf the web for a lot of cycling related material, but not until yesterday I came across C.S. Hirose's YT channel. And I guess it's because it's unfortunately almost only in Japanese.
09-09-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By 1987

3speedslow I don't own one, someday!

3speedslow
I don't own one, someday!
09-09-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By 1987

C.S. Hirose "Mini Bello"

C.S. Hirose, tasteful and skilled Japanese framebuilder.

https://i.imgur.com/x2OO8Sk.jpeg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YdtxlTPYrc

https://www.youtube.com/c/hiroseMuseum/videos
Welcome...
09-09-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By 1987

Thanks! So Nitto zero degree = 90 degrees ;)

Thanks! So Nitto zero degree = 90 degrees ;)
09-08-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By 1987

Impeccable condition! Have you ridden it much? ...

Impeccable condition! Have you ridden it much?
What stem is that?
09-08-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

Ok, as I thought "sämskskinn" :D. I was just a...

Ok, as I thought "sämskskinn" :D. I was just a bit confused by the very different search results. Seems like the name is used in a wider sense today. These days few chamois leathers comes from...
09-08-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

What is the difference between leather gloves and...

What is the difference between leather gloves and chamois gloves? Just more precise? Does chamois refer to tanned deerskin?
09-07-20, 02:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By 1987

Style, indeed! Something is gone from today’s...

Style, indeed!
Something is gone from today’s cycling.

Source of photo?
09-06-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

Very well spotted Salamandrine! And Brancale...

Very well spotted Salamandrine!
And Brancale is a good guess, but the stamp looks a bit different from todays logo.
09-06-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

Could be. But I think they came from an old bike...

Could be. But I think they came from an old bike collector or bike store owner.
09-06-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,703
Posted By 1987

Short URL https://www.ebay.com/itm/114391229242...

Short URL
https://www.ebay.com/itm/114391229242

randyjawa
You can contact sellers that has blocked questions! Go to the sellers page and remove the "?_trksid=p..." int the URL, then click...
09-06-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1987

Do you recognize these gloves?

I've got this pair of old bicycle gloves. Do you recognize the glove in the photos?
What is the brand? Year?
What does the [logo?] stamp below the size number say in the last photo?
...
09-03-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By 1987

Thanks. Don't worry.

Thanks. Don't worry.
09-03-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By 1987

Thanks all! I didn't know that Wahoo had a...

Thanks all! I didn't know that Wahoo had a generic app. I will try both Wahoo and Cyclemeter. Cyclemeter comes up again and again with good reviews. But the layout could be better, it looks like...
09-02-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By 1987

Strava app sensor pairing - Alternative?

I have a QuadLock Cadence Sensor and Strava has killed the external device pairing. Is there any other app that supports ANT+ or Bluetooth devices on iOS?...
08-15-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By 1987

Could someone on the forum take some good photos...

Could someone on the forum take some good photos of their unscrewed Cinelli headbadge screws?
08-11-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By 1987

I have the same problem. My solution to go...

I have the same problem.
My solution to go around this is: if you press post and you are presented with the log in screen press backwards button, then open a new browser tab and from there log in to...
08-11-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1987

I think that your conclusion has some weight to...

I think that your conclusion has some weight to it, but that your argument is missing the mark. The problem is that a lot of tech is short lived today. Most smart devices relies on an eco-system and...
08-11-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1987

Thanks for your post about more models, some...

Thanks for your post about more models, some where new to me. And yes StVZO are nice in an urban environment, which makes the number of choices even higher.
08-07-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By 1987

Lezyne Lights - Confusion

I am planing to get new lights and I am especially looking at Lezynes product range. My usage is road bike training and some commuting. I would like lights that are relatively bright, sleek/elegant...
07-01-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By 1987

Thanks iab I also hope that no one has...

Thanks iab

I also hope that no one has missed the great spoke museum Spoke Head Identification Chart (http://www.mrrabbit.net/docs/spokeheads/main.html)
07-01-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By 1987

Correct or best matching spokes?

I am thinking about (re)building two sets of wheels and wonder what type of spokes would be most fitting both from a vintage perspective as well as what is available new today. But spokes are a quite...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By 1987

Ha! I found it googling for drive shaft. ...

Ha!
I found it googling for drive shaft.

Mobike
https://mobike.com/global/

https://galencrout.wordpress.com/2016/05/24/mobike-mobile-payment-and-the-changing-face-of-shanghai-transportation/...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By 1987

What lefty bike?

https://i.imgur.com/JSwheNc.jpg

Electric? Drive shaft?
The wheels reminds of GoCycle.
01-31-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,540
Posted By 1987

Thanks! That looks tight

Thanks! That looks tight
08-01-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By 1987

When did Dawes Galaxy get cantilever brakes?

When did Dawes Galaxy get equipped with cantilever brakes?
08-01-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By 1987

Ok. But I am really glad that Photobucket is no...

Ok. But I am really glad that Photobucket is no longer usable. Photobucket was one of the slowest and most bloated services I've ever come across. :crash: Good thing it forced people to finally move...
07-31-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By 1987

Thanks. More like ardennais, no just joking here....

Thanks. More like ardennais, no just joking here. Lither is definitely interesting.
07-31-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By 1987

A brazed joint should hold.

A brazed joint should hold.
07-31-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By 1987

Don't use the forums function for posting photos....

Don't use the forums function for posting photos. Use a good image hosting service like https://imgur.com/ and embed the photos here with links.
07-31-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By 1987

Thanks. I edited the post. Yup, wonder what...

Thanks. I edited the post.
Yup, wonder what that other value is? Weight 1.69 lbs?
07-31-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By 1987

H Plus Son TB14 vs Pacenti Brevet?

What's you opinion on these rims for use with a vintage road bike?
How do they compare to vintage classics like Mavic Module E, Module E2, Module 3, etc?

Look and feel?
Easy to build, stays true...
07-08-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Thanks. I've added Univega Specialissima to my...

Thanks. I've added Univega Specialissima to my list of prospects. I am basically after a not so well kept light tourer and convert it to a stealth city commuter with wide tires and a front rack.
07-08-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Thanks. Maybe. The sizes are metric according to...

Thanks. Maybe. The sizes are metric according to this (year?) catalog. But off course all sizes can be measured with any unit, and they will always match at whole numbers somewhere. Hasn't Japan been...
07-08-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Yes. According to the catalog 610 are quicker...

Yes. According to the catalog 610 are quicker with a more road like geometry.
07-08-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Are there any racy light models with cantis?

Are there any racy light models with cantis?
07-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

What about Raleigh Randonneur? Yes, I made the...

What about Raleigh Randonneur?
Yes, I made the same conclusion about sizes after reading Miyatas chart. I am looking for a 60 cm frame (with a top tube 58 cm), my vintage road bikes are ~ 61 C-C,...
07-08-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Thanks. Yes, that is my experience as well....

Thanks. Yes, that is my experience as well. Modern touring frames in classic design and in "an affordable price range" are often much heavier than the vintage frames. Especially if you can find a...
07-08-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Thanks! Great info. I am searching the marked for...

Thanks! Great info. I am searching the marked for high quality mass produced touring bikes.
07-07-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,824
Posted By 1987

Thanks! Is 1000 LT a refined version of...

Thanks!

Is 1000 LT a refined version of 1000?
Does Miyata measure their bikes in the modern way with seat tube C-C?
07-07-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,540
Posted By 1987

Great build! What size are those tires? What's...

Great build!
What size are those tires? What's te maximum tire size the frame would take?
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