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01-02-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Kovkov

Shoelaces do nice ticks 😉.

Shoelaces do nice ticks 😉.
11-29-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By Kovkov

This sounds like something that was tried out...

This sounds like something that was tried out already somewhere in 1902
and dismissed.
11-05-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,133
Posted By Kovkov

If Your bike is lighter than a duck it will ...

If Your bike is lighter than a duck it will
float. But beware. That would also mean that Your bike is a witch :D

https://youtu.be/X2xlQaimsGg
10-20-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By Kovkov

Rotate that child‘s seat 90 degrees and squeeze...

Rotate that child‘s seat 90 degrees and squeeze the tube again :D.
08-27-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,166
Posted By Kovkov

Cottered cranks made out of steel. I‘m convinced...

Cottered cranks made out of steel. I‘m convinced this is the best option (when installed and removed with a dedicated press) The part that wears out is the small cheap cotter pin. No worn out...
07-05-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Kovkov

I hear a short squeek after like every 4th turn...

I hear a short squeek after like every 4th turn of the crank. That‘s usually the amount of turns the chain needs to do a full revolution. From that i would suggest that a chain link didn‘t get enough...
05-31-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Kovkov

I saw a few. But those were on heavy duty since...

I saw a few. But those were on heavy duty since ca 1960 ;)
05-31-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Kovkov

Yes it‘s the same pitch and yes replace it with a...

Yes it‘s the same pitch and yes replace it with a single speed chain.
04-28-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By Kovkov

As long as the frame is ok it‘s salvagable and...

As long as the frame is ok it‘s salvagable and will pretty
sure outlast that other bike you have.

In the classic and vintage forum you‘ll get all the info you need.
04-08-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Kovkov

I would remove 1.

I would remove 1.
04-02-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,733
Posted By Kovkov

I consider all my bikes pretty but this is the...

I consider all my bikes pretty but this is the one with the most bling :D

...
03-28-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Kovkov

The cottered one seems to be similar to the...

The cottered one seems to be similar to the crankset that‘s installed on my Chiorda. Unfortunately there‘s no designation on it.

...
11-29-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,625
Posted By Kovkov

I rewax when the chain starts squeeking.

I rewax when the chain starts squeeking.
11-04-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,663
Posted By Kovkov

I have that already at home :D

I have that already at home :D
10-22-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,239
Posted By Kovkov

When you braze it. With lugs.

When you braze it. With lugs.
10-03-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,978
Posted By Kovkov

To get from place A to place B and then back to...

To get from place A to place B and then back to A. Sometimes with a detour via C and D. And because i like chocolate :D.
08-27-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,469
Posted By Kovkov

I would go for the full refund. If you wanna make...

I would go for the full refund. If you wanna make absolutely sure it‘s not a £2000 deathtrap you‘ll have to x-ray the frame. Guess that‘s more than £200.
08-12-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By Kovkov

If those were some chainrings from the 50ies i...

If those were some chainrings from the 50ies i would say yes since the teeth don‘t seem to be symetrical. On modern chainrings however that shape might be a design feature.
08-11-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By Kovkov

I do that all the time. I take the backpack put...

I do that all the time. I take the backpack put it onto a the pletscher mod c rear rack and then use the straps to fix it on the seatpost.
:D...
08-04-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,363
Posted By Kovkov

Keep the cottered crank. Just install the new...

Keep the cottered crank. Just install the new pins properly with a cotter press and you‘ll never have any trouble removing them again.
08-02-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,467
Posted By Kovkov

Before i learned how to dissassemble/assemble SA...

Before i learned how to dissassemble/assemble SA AWs i rode one that was running on only one 1st gear pawl and a broken planet cog (the spring of the other pawl got mangled up by that planet cog)....
07-28-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,143
Posted By Kovkov

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fbef8c6a_d526_4e63_8057_7da133dba74f_0eea1d8abcf7d1a1b8ca77c867c6875e32d3338e.jpeg

60/70ies Mondia...
07-22-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,051
Posted By Kovkov

From my experience no. Just this saturday i...

From my experience no. Just this saturday i overtook a TDF-LARPer group. Me on a 16kg bike, wearing normal clothes and having a backpack on the rear rack. They all on carbon frames and full race...
07-18-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By Kovkov

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1695/5d3aa687_5694_47d7_ba92_2bf9146e098b_f04f554113995e27778cf4cbd54ed24feeebc5e9.jpeg

63 years old
07-07-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,105
Posted By Kovkov

Mine has the protection of not being used while...

Mine has the protection of not being used while riding.
07-04-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,524
Posted By Kovkov

Weight never matters anywhere. Except when you...

Weight never matters anywhere. Except when you live from winning races.
06-29-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,015
Posted By Kovkov

https://getfinn.com/

https://getfinn.com/
06-03-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By Kovkov

I think i can see a cap on the pic with the...

I think i can see a cap on the pic with the “round thing”. Try prying it off. It might
reveal an allen bolt.
05-26-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,109
Posted By Kovkov

None. I‘m perfectly fine with jeans etc.

None. I‘m perfectly fine with jeans etc.
05-20-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 40,218
Posted By Kovkov

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/66754d0e_a47e_47fb_a0e1_50872b88e48b_f2c1e6b176b5a067ee7adfb04b568f669261d5ce.jpeg

Heavy is reliable. 39lbs as shown, 66 years olds...
05-20-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 40,218
Posted By Kovkov

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak...

There is no heavy bicycles there‘s only weak riders :D
11-15-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,107
Posted By Kovkov

My tolerances are those i don’t feel while riding.

My tolerances are those i don’t feel while riding.
08-06-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,111
Posted By Kovkov

I place the circlip so that the opening is...

I place the circlip so that the opening is exactly opposite to one of the splines. Then i press it down with to fingers left and right of the opening. Then i stick a small screwdriver in between the...
05-10-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,734
Posted By Kovkov

Guess that wouldn‘t have happened with a dork...

Guess that wouldn‘t have happened with a dork disc ;)

How about one of those removable claw hangers that go into the wheel slot?
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