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07-21-16, 01:56 PM
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Posted By rideone

new Sturmey Archer RX-RC5 coaster hub clunking

Hi there.

i recently built up an RX-RC5 5-speed coaster brake hub and it started making a clunking noise when heavy braking pressure is applied. It sounds as though the brake shoes are hitting an...
01-03-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,560
Posted By rideone

here's a supposed PY10 PY10.jpg Photo by...

here's a supposed PY10

PY10.jpg Photo by madamralli | Photobucket (http://s526.photobucket.com/user/madamralli/media/PY10.jpg.html)

from this thread. looks pretty close to mine.

Peugeot...
01-03-15, 04:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,560
Posted By rideone

very interesting read here. i'm going to...

very interesting read here. i'm going to resurrect this thread as I believe i also own one of these spec defying models. even though i've had it for a while, only yesterday decided to research the...
10-29-14, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By rideone

I also had this idea originally and bought the...

I also had this idea originally and bought the trigger shifter. the quality is much lower IMHO.

I see you used the curved mount for the your shifter. what kind of clamp/band did you use?
10-29-14, 03:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By rideone

those SA quadrant shifters are sweet! However, I...

those SA quadrant shifters are sweet! However, I worry about their reliability indexing on a newer hub. Probably me just being paranoid. I'm thinking of moving the shifter to the seattube , along the...
10-28-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,275
Posted By rideone

non-conventional shifter locations?

in my last project i was again confronted with the decision of where to place the shifter. The placement should suit the riding style so downtube is out of the question.

I'm using a Sturmey...
09-28-14, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By rideone

Bartali also said Velocipedi, as I'm sure many...

Bartali also said Velocipedi, as I'm sure many others did.

http://velobase.com/VeloImages/Headbadges/81661A22-520B-4C2F-A308-AA545397D8BD.jpeg

but if it is VELOCIPED, then I lean more toward...
09-28-14, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By rideone

sorry for being MIA. Yes I'm in Berlin but bikes...

sorry for being MIA. Yes I'm in Berlin but bikes from all over EU make their way here. I actually say the guy pull off on this bike and was going to chase after him, but he was gone so fast.
...
09-21-14, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By rideone

can anyone identify this headtube sticker?

so the other night I was out and about and saw an amazing frame, unfortunately bare of any markings and only this faded headtube sticker. I could only make out the writing "Velociped" below. sorry...
09-04-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

This sounded to me as though you were talking...

This sounded to me as though you were talking about drop handlebars in general. I simply was implying that different radiuses do exist. I own lots of different handlebars, which I hope qualifies me...
09-04-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

leisesturm i have to completely disagree with you...

leisesturm i have to completely disagree with you on this. a perfect example is gimondi or pista handlebars. they begin curving forward much earlier, making a much wider radius.

and for those...
09-02-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

i'm already set up with an 80cm stem. anything...

i'm already set up with an 80cm stem. anything shorter and i risk loosing cool points ;) seriously not sure they go any shorter with a 26,0 clamp. i think i'm going to re-order the soma's to get a...
09-01-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

403190 photo from flickr user edbraley

403190
photo from flickr user edbraley
09-01-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

403184 cockpit view of a Soma HWY ONE....

403184

cockpit view of a Soma HWY ONE. radius seems ​to be a bit larger than Dajia, but only a bit.
09-01-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

um yeah, what he said :) can i get an amen? this...

um yeah, what he said :) can i get an amen? this is my point precisely. thank you for being able to articulate it better than i ever could. the radius is the problem and the sharper it is, the more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-14, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,730
Posted By rideone

i'd like to resurrect this thread because i'm...

i'd like to resurrect this thread because i'm thinking of getting the Emersons, though I'd really like to see a top shot of them. The product photos that exist are profile and front on. I prefer a...
08-19-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

yeah well i wouldn't drop 295 on drops! can you...

yeah well i wouldn't drop 295 on drops! can you please post a top view picture of your Emerson's? I'm curious about them.

the above pic show's what i mean. i'm finding that the compact bars which...
08-19-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

even though this build doesn't have brifters, i...

even though this build doesn't have brifters, i do the like the combination of ergo levers and compact bars. perhaps i wasn't clear in describing my issue. what bugs me isn't much the short bend...
08-19-14, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By rideone

calling out handlebar gurus

hi everyone,

a while back i acquired a very beautiful frame custom made by Wally Green from England. At 62cm it is at my limit in frame size. Since I don't want to race with this bike, I'm looking...
01-27-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,390
Posted By rideone

that px-10 is lovely! looks better than the...

that px-10 is lovely! looks better than the original!
01-25-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By rideone

the pac-man braze-on was used for tandems running...

the pac-man braze-on was used for tandems running a rear drum brake but with a derailleur, so adjusting the rear wheel wasn't necessary. i find this still the most elegant and am modding a frame to...
12-20-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By rideone

The "identify these tools" thread

hi everyone,

every now and again i come across some random tools or shop items (more often in ebay auctions) and think, "i wish i knew who made that". Knowing the manufacturer sometimes makes...
08-27-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

what is the official part no. for this tool?

what is the official part no. for this tool?
08-27-13, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

and because this is of value to somebody here on...

and because this is of value to somebody here on the forum > NOS left hand crank remover for 30 bucks and 30 pieces in stock
...
08-27-13, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

hm. 32 euro is a bit pricey for a tool i'll...

hm. 32 euro is a bit pricey for a tool i'll probably only have to use once.
...
08-27-13, 02:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

thanks miamijim and onespeedbiker. unfortunately...

thanks miamijim and onespeedbiker. unfortunately i'm located in berlin germany. shipping can't be all that expensive for such a small part, but there is risk in trusting the USPS. i'll have to search...
08-27-13, 02:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,007
Posted By rideone

i'm going to resurrect this thread because i am...

i'm going to resurrect this thread because i am thinking exactly about the hybrid gear option. I'm currently building a light touring bike from a 1960s Wally Green frame. The rear drop outs don't...
08-26-13, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

so i made my rounds today and hit up a few shops....

so i made my rounds today and hit up a few shops. nobody had the campy specific tool and in one shop, we managed to break his circlip pliers, so the verdict is out. the steel dust cap has very...
08-25-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

just came up on this tool called "circlip"...

just came up on this tool called "circlip" pliers. the look like they'd do the trick. and not all that expensive. the ends are 1.6mm.

336847
08-25-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

tried the "nail" method mentioned before with an...

tried the "nail" method mentioned before with an adjustable wrench and the dust cap didn't budge. i'll check my trusted LBS to see if they have the proper campy tool.

another question, what kind...
08-25-13, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

Yes i began drilling and then decided to snap a...

Yes i began drilling and then decided to snap a picture. i will use a left turning screw remover to try and remove the broken bolt..i'd hate to have to trash the BB.
08-25-13, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

thanks for all the replies. great advice here. i...

thanks for all the replies. great advice here. i think i'll try two nails and the screwdriver /plier trick first as these things are readily available. i have a green park spanner for BBs but i think...
08-24-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By rideone

Campy Victory Crank bolt snapped (self extracting type)

hi there,

whle instaling a pair of Victory cranks on a customer's bike, the left hand crank bolt snapped off. I've heard these bolt were brittle and prone to breaking, but I'm still surprised.
...
07-28-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By rideone

60s Torpado frame BB thread

Hi, i am building up what I believe to be a 60s Torpado Frame (pic below) and doing the necessary cottered crank to cotterless upgrade. I was going to build in a Campagnolo Veloce BB, the sealed...
04-26-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By rideone

haha. yeah but there are 36 of them distributing...

haha. yeah but there are 36 of them distributing the force. but no doubt this design is tried and true.

i fitted a few of these already, each time following the instructions. i'm pretty sure i...
04-26-13, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By rideone

i'm going to resurrect this thread with one...

i'm going to resurrect this thread with one question, should the indicator rod screw in until it cannot anymore? i sense that sometimes it is possible to keep turning it, albeit with some force. ...
04-26-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By rideone

Sturmey Archer 3 speed (SRF-3) indicator rod slipped

hi all,

the weirdest thing happened to me yesterday as i took my bike out of the basement, before stepping on i noticed it slipped into 3rd gear without me shifting anything. after bringing it...
04-26-13, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rideone

normally i would use berthoud (or VO) stainless...

normally i would use berthoud (or VO) stainless fenders, as i do on most my builds, but the original PA65 also had black Bluemels and the light was attached to the bottleneck dynamo. I tried to...
04-22-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rideone

mr weigle continues to impress. that is a...

mr weigle continues to impress. that is a stunning example of craftsmanship. i wish i had the all the little parts lying around to do the wiring like this.

wait, i just reread this thread,...
04-22-13, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rideone

thanks guys. i'll try my best to describe the...

thanks guys. i'll try my best to describe the setup. first off 'i'd like to say that i'm tryng to avoid taking out the cranks to feed the new wire inside the frame. besides the hole near the rear...
04-21-13, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rideone

there is already a single wire running through...

there is already a single wire running through the frame. i tried connecting it to the headlights positive out and tailights positive in, but got nothing. my knowledge of circuits is poor, so i...
04-20-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rideone

wiring a 75 Peugeot for modern LED lights and hub dynamo

so the wife's bike got a much needed upgrade to hub dynamo and some modern LED lights. nothing super expensive, just a b&m lumotec lyt and an tailight.

the frame has internal wiring with single...
04-12-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By rideone

the room is about 350 sq ft.

the room is about 350 sq ft.
04-12-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By rideone

yes pretty sure it is crystaline. this bike was...

yes pretty sure it is crystaline. this bike was next to the back wall so the comment about it coming from the wall makes total sense. the steange thing is that i have a bunch of frames hanging from...
04-12-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By rideone

thanks for all the replies! i guess i'll be...

thanks for all the replies! i guess i'll be biting the bullet and purchasing a dehumidifier. until now i've only used no electrical, mineral based (sodium chloride i think) containers to absorb...
04-12-13, 03:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By rideone

basement workshop: condensation and crystals on a bike parts

so, not sure where to post this but i figure a handful of mechanics here would have probably dealt with a moist workshop in their day. in my case i have my workshop in a windowed basement, 3/4 below...
02-05-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 76,444
Posted By rideone

BB thread is BSA. there is sadly no fork. I have...

BB thread is BSA. there is sadly no fork. I have to double check the seattube diameter, but i think it is 27 or 27,2. I assume Reynolds 531 tubing. If anyone has pictures of color schemes from that...
02-04-13, 04:46 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 76,444
Posted By rideone

hi. i have an RIH frame with serial 7057. i...

hi.

i have an RIH frame with serial 7057. i purchased it on ebay a few years ago. the original light blue paint was covered with either rattle can or house paint! i only decided to take pictures...
02-04-13, 04:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,460
Posted By rideone

ok, will post at that thread! thanks.

ok, will post at that thread! thanks.
02-03-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,460
Posted By rideone

i have an RIH frame with serial 7057. I wonder...

i have an RIH frame with serial 7057. I wonder what year it is. Judging by the lugs, I'd say late 60s.
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