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02-16-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By Nemosengineer

No photos, I can fix that. This is a very long...

No photos, I can fix that. This is a very long running Titan project with a NOS frame that was found in Belgium and a host of parts mostly French either NOS or very good used and Hi-E wheels and...
02-14-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Steve, That is magnificent, I'm looking...

Hi Steve,
That is magnificent, I'm looking forward to what you come up with for a headlamp led conversion as I also have a box of Miller headlamps in various states of decrepitude.

: Mike
02-14-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,203
Posted By Nemosengineer

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to...

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to ride and have the "look".
02-14-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,552
Posted By Nemosengineer

She's named Shasta and this is her best friend...

She's named Shasta and this is her best friend Ruby (AKA "Good Puppy")

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02-14-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Nemosengineer

Ambrosio Excellence rims are a great neo-vintage...

Ambrosio Excellence rims are a great neo-vintage rim at about 460 grams, welded joint, double stainless eyelets, very true, available in 36, 32, 28 drillings, and Italian made. I have a set on my...
02-12-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Nemosengineer

Random Brit Stuff.

Might be fun to build a replica.
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: Mike
02-04-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,552
Posted By Nemosengineer

Triple Life Yo. ...

Triple Life Yo.

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02-04-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By Nemosengineer

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02-04-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Nemosengineer

Two spring loaded valves internal to the...

Two spring loaded valves internal to the compressor are actuated by diaphragms in two housings with pushrods attached.
At rest the compressor inlet is isolated from the low pressure (100 psi) supply...
02-03-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Nemosengineer

Brought a 65 year old 400 horsepower Worthington...

Brought a 65 year old 400 horsepower Worthington high pressure (400 psi) compressor back from death's door. The mounting ear cracked off the loader valve, so weld repair with structural stiffener...
01-21-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,248
Posted By Nemosengineer

Moving through time and space on a knife edge of...

Moving through time and space on a knife edge of rubber, riding a blast of adrenaline so strong time destorts, knowing if you get it wrong you will cease to exist.
01-03-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By Nemosengineer

What bugs me are bikes that are ridden without a...

What bugs me are bikes that are ridden without a proper tool kit, pump, patch kit, spare tube, or money on board. I know it's not the bikes fault yet I feel sorry for the bike... The rider not so...
01-02-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By Nemosengineer

James May is someone I actually like. ...

James May is someone I actually like.
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12-09-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Ben, This is a hot item in fixie land, NJS...

Hi Ben,
This is a hot item in fixie land, NJS approved Kashimax Five Gold frame protector that I believe has been out of production for 10 years or more. I think the reason these work so well is the...
12-06-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,130
Posted By Nemosengineer

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa...

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa Audax Bike, that's not a bad thing.
...
12-06-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Nemosengineer

Working on the Bob, drive train is together and...

Working on the Bob, drive train is together and indexing, no drama their. The aero cabling is going well so in the morning the housing will get a final trim, cables will get installed and bar tape....
11-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,097
Posted By Nemosengineer

On the AlAn I'm using 7700 calipers with 1st...

On the AlAn I'm using 7700 calipers with 1st generation MA-140 Dura-Ace levers, SwissStop BXP Blue pads, Jagwire Road-Pro cables.
This combination has a firm lever feel and very progressive and...
11-28-20, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Nemosengineer

After 14 hours of my favorite type of work I now...

After 14 hours of my favorite type of work I now have a bicycle shaped object. Everything went together without drama and my parts stash paid off as I made a few changes on the fly. I must confess my...
11-26-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,374
Posted By Nemosengineer

I admire the French for going their own way as...

I admire the French for going their own way as far as engineering and style goes, after all they invented the metric system and Paris where the world goes to get their freak on.
The Italians gave us...
11-25-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Nemosengineer

I have been preparing my new Bob Jackson Audax...

I have been preparing my new Bob Jackson Audax Club frameset for assembly, just the usual stuff, chasing threads, laying a few coats of wax on everything. I lucked out on this one as it's one of the...
11-24-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By Nemosengineer

A new Ideal "90" might be fun as a Brooks...

A new Ideal "90" might be fun as a Brooks alternative, the only downside is I would have to build a restomod PY-10... Hmmmm
...
11-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 18,236
Posted By Nemosengineer

Harleys are fun, I have been playing with this...

Harleys are fun, I have been playing with this one, bought new in 2009 and I couldn't believe how bad it handled... So I fixed it.

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11-22-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Nemosengineer

I really do love this bit of film, so much to...

I really do love this bit of film, so much to think about, I like how organized the CTC must have been to schedule tours of his size using available rail and CTC associated business that were marked...
11-22-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By Nemosengineer

I have enough problems finding parts I know I...

I have enough problems finding parts I know I have, I wish I could forget the parts I bought that were junk.

: Mike
11-19-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Nemosengineer

Suzue Classica are a nice set of large flange...

Suzue Classica are a nice set of large flange hubs that I can vouch for.

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11-18-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,097
Posted By Nemosengineer

'89 AlAn Record with 7703 triple Dura-Ace, click,...

'89 AlAn Record with 7703 triple Dura-Ace, click, click, click.

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11-15-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Nemosengineer

Duplicate post. ...

Duplicate post.

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: Mike
11-15-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,949
Posted By Nemosengineer

Always wear proper attire when out and about. ...

Always wear proper attire when out and about.

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: Mike
11-11-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,083
Posted By Nemosengineer

I could see myself with a decked blue water...

I could see myself with a decked blue water sailing canoe, this one is gorgeous.

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11-10-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,469
Posted By Nemosengineer

Vintage weight weenie parts are a bit of a fetish...

Vintage weight weenie parts are a bit of a fetish and I'm all in on Dura-Ace triple stuff but English builders make me scream "TAKE MY MONEY!!!"
...
11-08-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6,940
Views: 645,112
Posted By Nemosengineer

This is what DHL left at my door. My new Bob...

This is what DHL left at my door. My new Bob Jackson Audax Club in 853 OS tubing with 725 rear triangle, lugs are Newvex. British racing green and yellow head and seat tube panel (Team Lotus) with...
10-30-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,136
Posted By Nemosengineer

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: Mike
10-14-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,304
Posted By Nemosengineer

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has...

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has served me well, I have a World Tour with Aerohead lugs, in September I ordered a Audax Club in full Reynolds 853 OS tubes and fork blades, with the...
10-01-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,584
Posted By Nemosengineer

I am a big fan of the SKS Rennkompressor,...

I am a big fan of the SKS Rennkompressor, seriously old school being built of steel, cast iron, wood and leather. I can't leave anything alone, the factory gage was really hard to read so I fixed...
08-22-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,092
Posted By Nemosengineer

Time to gloat. I found this Sturmey-Archer FM 4...

Time to gloat. I found this Sturmey-Archer FM 4 speed hub laced to a 26 inch Dunlop alloy rim while looking for a control rod assembly for my alloy FM hub. It was a good day on ebay as the SA...
08-21-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Nemosengineer

Thank You VERY MUCH!!!! ...

Thank You VERY MUCH!!!!


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: Mike
08-21-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,703
Posted By Nemosengineer

My favorite race bike from the 70's was the...

My favorite race bike from the 70's was the Kawasaki H1R, the spawn of the evil H1 Mach III 500 triple, probably the worst handling most over powered and under braked production motorcycle of the...
08-18-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,703
Posted By Nemosengineer

Beautiful Triumph, I also notice you have a Bates...

Beautiful Triumph, I also notice you have a Bates desert seat on it. In its day that was a competent and very rare model, a bit of history...
"1964 Triumph T100SC - The "Jack Pine" model, named...
08-18-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,703
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Robbie, The CDI is from...

Hi Robbie,
The CDI is from https://www.electrexworld.co.uk/acatalog/STK-012D.html#SID=826, All made in England and has a good reputation for reliability. what sealed the deal was the available...
08-16-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,703
Posted By Nemosengineer

This is my current C&V project. I have to admit...

This is my current C&V project. I have to admit crazy does not go away, my 72 Triumph vintage motocross racer for AHRMA Sportsman open twins. Pre-1974, unlimited displacement, over 60 age class....
08-14-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,703
Posted By Nemosengineer

Before... ...

Before...

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After...

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08-11-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By Nemosengineer

An old saying... "A elephant is nothing but a...

An old saying... "A elephant is nothing but a mouse built to military specifications" The Swiss built some interesting military bicycles.
...
08-01-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,940
Views: 645,112
Posted By Nemosengineer

USPS dropped off my new Panasonic Lumix GX9...

USPS dropped off my new Panasonic Lumix GX9 camera, small and stealthy.

...
07-20-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Nemosengineer

Very nice, the Jetter cleaned up nicely. :...

Very nice, the Jetter cleaned up nicely.

: Mike
07-18-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,152
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Tom, Well lets start with the bar end...

Hi Tom,
Well lets start with the bar end shifters,
Dura-Ace SL-BS77 triple.

Crank is a Campagnolo Racing T with Campagnolo 111mm bottom bracket.

Self extractors are Spécialités, TA.

Chain...
07-18-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Nemosengineer

Cinelli Criterium Vs Nitto B125AA Handlebars

I so wanted to run Cinelli Crit bars on a new project, I ordered a pair of the new production bars. I love the bend and have used them in the past but the finish on the new production is nothing to...
07-18-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,940
Views: 645,112
Posted By Nemosengineer

Ordered on March 26 and delivered today, Covid-19...

Ordered on March 26 and delivered today, Covid-19 made a mess out of shipping from Japan. No ones fault, just the new normal.
Now on to the happy stuff... I received my Nitto CT-1 Craft stem 26mm X...
07-15-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Nemosengineer

Your hardened pins look like a partial set of...

Your hardened pins look like a partial set of well worn shop made transfer punches, generally a really fine point indicates that the punches were used for sheet metal. Shop made fransfer punches are...
07-11-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,152
Posted By Nemosengineer

Let me say there are many ways to skin a cat,...

Let me say there are many ways to skin a cat, this is only how I do it. I use the spreader along with a Park FFS-2 frame/fork straightening tool and a Park ***-2 frame alignment gage as I have never...
07-11-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,152
Posted By Nemosengineer

A device so scandalous it is truly blasphemous,...

A device so scandalous it is truly blasphemous, with a secret incantation frames will bend to your will. no frame is safe from its powers...
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