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03-05-21, 04:23 AM
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Posted By oneclick

Dia-Compe G adjusters - need two

of these guys:


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03-04-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,908
Posted By oneclick

For quite a while this was The Ride - Model B, TA...

For quite a while this was The Ride - Model B, TA 3-pin with a 46 (I think) and a 12-24 Suntour Winner, rear mech is Jubilee, pedals Campy something-or-other-modern, hubs Record, rims Open4CD,...
03-04-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 341
Posted By oneclick

They're not "monoplaners" regardless.

They're not "monoplaners" regardless.
03-04-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 362,225
Posted By oneclick

That's because it's the very smallest SC, only...

That's because it's the very smallest SC, only made one year, uses Bocama lugs instead of Capella. Here's one in the pipeline:

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03-04-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By oneclick

I don't think those are steel. This is the Campy...

I don't think those are steel. This is the Campy three-pin version, it is not steel and it is flaking the same way. I think they were cast from some sort of Zn/Al/?? potmetal, polished and plated. ...
03-04-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By oneclick

Probably yes. The threads on the Shimano are...

Probably yes.

The threads on the Shimano are almost certainly 1.375 x 24tpi but the Atom may be that or may be metric.

If the atom is being replaced, what hub is it on? If it is an Atom or...
03-04-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,989
Posted By oneclick

Not necessary - the wheel can be used as is - as...

Not necessary - the wheel can be used as is - as long as none of the spokes extend past the surface the base tape sticks to; none look to, but check.

Grinding them down in situ would be...
03-03-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By oneclick

It's possible that a too-short crank axle could...

It's possible that a too-short crank axle could place the outer ring too far inward. Was the axle was changed to be correct for a single-speed?
03-03-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

10s sold; thanks all.

10s sold; thanks all.
03-03-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By oneclick

Seatposts shouldn't. If there is enough material...

Seatposts shouldn't. If there is enough material to make flutes in, the wall was too thick to start with. Reducing weight by removing the part of the wall that bears more of the stress only works if...
03-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By oneclick

Here's a nice-and-not-too-difficult mod for these...

Here's a nice-and-not-too-difficult mod for these - and other similar - pedals. Drill and tap the cap for a stainless button-head screw; cut the screw just long enough to thread into the cap; punch...
03-03-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By oneclick

The mouse I found *was* inside - in a frame I...

The mouse I found *was* inside - in a frame I bought the seat had been out and it (long since dead) fell out the bb shell after the axle came out.
03-03-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

9sp sold.

9sp sold.
03-03-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By oneclick

Yes, low-end. Nevertheless, a great bike.

Yes, low-end.

Nevertheless, a great bike.
03-03-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,093
Posted By oneclick

Sawn - look at the curved edge of the hanger just...

Sawn - look at the curved edge of the hanger just starting to go down for the mech mount, at the back of the claw:

...
03-03-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By oneclick

TA crossover rings (30T) posted in C&V sales forum

I'm still flogging some tandem parts in the C&V sales forum, just posted a pair of decent used TA timing rings; $60 (both) postage in NA included. Pics in the post.
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03-03-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By oneclick

TA tandem crossover rings

I see these going for silly money on that auction site. These are a matched pair, used but tooth profile is still good, see pics.

$60 (for both) and I'll pay postage in NA.
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03-03-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

Shimano Dura-Ace barcons, rights, one 9s one 10s

I have no idea how or when (or why) I got these, but I'm unlikely to use them stuck in the freewheel age as I am.

SL-BS77 or SL-BS78, $30 either one and I'll pay postage in NA:

...
03-02-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By oneclick

But there are still four, m'sieur...

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03-02-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By oneclick

This is an argument for nipple at the brake and...

This is an argument for nipple at the brake and bolt at the lever.




Most Mafac brakes have a QR built-in; the early Racer style is perhaps the simplest & lightest of any brake made.
03-02-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By oneclick

I doubt that's as manufactured, in which case...

I doubt that's as manufactured, in which case there is no "correct", most likely any adjuster you like that fits will do.

Nice score.
03-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

BR (ake plus sh) IFTER - I think most...

BR (ake plus sh) IFTER - I think most specifically to the manufactured varieties of these for drop bars, not the various hodge-podges of shifters-stuck-somehow-to-brake-levers that we garagistes have...
03-01-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By oneclick

Have a look at these - all Mafac. The leftmost...

Have a look at these - all Mafac. The leftmost has no notch; the second has a saw-cut notch, probably post-manufacture; the third and fourth have factory notches, and they are different - note the...
03-01-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By oneclick

Var makes a toolkit (PE11000) to repair those,...

Var makes a toolkit (PE11000) to repair those, cuts a 24mm thread and you get a special 24mm extractor to pull the crank (if necessary) and then you thread in what looks like self-extracting bolts...
03-01-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By oneclick

I did that, the socket cracked at the corners...

I did that, the socket cracked at the corners after a bit. Then I got a proper six-point socket and ground that down, no cracks yet.
03-01-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

Brifter 101 help please

I know nothing about brifters, other than what they are.

A friend has come with a drop-bar bike and asked if they can have brifters. It's a Norco Monterey with a Suntour R rear mech and a...
02-27-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By oneclick

I'd like the mafac kits and possibly the wingnuts...

I'd like the mafac kits and possibly the wingnuts - no pics of them?
02-26-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By oneclick

No Yes - to make bicycles with a...

No



Yes - to make bicycles with a Raleigh headbadges and Carlton decals. Including the Super Course series. Can you us curious the first few characters of your serial number and its location?
02-26-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By oneclick

Crank failure ebay item

item number 254880270327

looks as though there was an initiator where the dark triangle is - from a chain-drop nick?

Dammit, now I have to go look at *all* the crankarms (again)...
02-26-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By oneclick

Most of the things that determine whether brakes...

Most of the things that determine whether brakes are "good" or not are not the brakes. Instead they are things like lever selection/positioning and cabling and mounting and pad adjustment.
...
02-26-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By oneclick

Two stays as normal, single arm to the...

Two stays as normal, single arm to the brake-bolt. There were/probably still are all kinds of these made, The Blackburn ones have a stainless strip with a slot, the copies sometimes just have a bit...
02-26-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By oneclick

There are a lot of people that know something...

There are a lot of people that know something about these. Carlton was bought by Raleigh in 1960 so they could instantly have a high-end line, they continued to build the high-end there (Worksop)...
02-26-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By oneclick

No, it's different. And they are handed, both in...

No, it's different. And they are handed, both in the internal tab and the rim edges that have to clear the clamp-band; I have the left-side, need the right side.
I did some more looking, it does not...
02-25-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By oneclick

Ok, I guess it wasn't obvious. I need the two...

Ok, I guess it wasn't obvious. I need the two bits (circled) that are missing from the other side:

...
02-25-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By oneclick

Shimano shifter clamp bits needed

Here's what I have, need the two missing bits:


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02-25-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By oneclick

I guess that means you can stop measuring bling...

I guess that means you can stop measuring bling in exposure values and start measuring it in pounds and ounces.
02-25-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By oneclick

Rule-of-thumb for tapped hole wall thickness is...

Rule-of-thumb for tapped hole wall thickness is 3x thread depth, so for 5x0.8 he'll need about a 10mm web thickness. If he uses 4x.07 that comes down to about 8mm.
02-25-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By oneclick

I think what he's referring to is shown in the...

I think what he's referring to is shown in the first picture, where the sequence (going downward) is locknut-washer-toprace-steerer. He was suggesting you don't use the washer and put the hanger...
02-24-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By oneclick

Well I found the Velox and it is not quite as...

Well I found the Velox and it is not quite as good as I remember (isn't everything) but here it is anyway. One of the "C" badges has a scrape, there is a bit of a scrape on the bottom end of the...
02-24-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,714
Posted By oneclick

They do, but these are not really "shims". ...

They do, but these are not really "shims". They're conical bearing seats - thin strips of steel that sit between the needles and the aluminium cup parts. Cheap to make by the thousands, a bit dearer...
02-23-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By oneclick

I have a very nice Velox, just a little bit of...

I have a very nice Velox, just a little bit of chrome flaking at the bend on the rear face of the top pivot (where they all flake). Too late tonight, I'll take pics tomorrow.

And I'm on the same...
02-23-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By oneclick

The defunct Carlton Cycles site had 1964 as M...

The defunct Carlton Cycles site had 1964 as M prefix, with "some years having more than one", so an N might also be '64, they wouldn't use Oh, none of the previous prefixes covered less than one...
02-23-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,989
Posted By oneclick

Yes. Feel *every* spoke end. One sharp edge...

Yes.

Feel *every* spoke end. One sharp edge is too many.

Feel every spoke's tension. I grab pairs each side and squeeze towards each other, you go around a few times and you can tell if any...
02-23-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,761
Posted By oneclick

Of course it did. When you sat on it, the...

Of course it did. When you sat on it, the tension on the bolt head lessened, just as with a bottom spoke.

Single-bolt seat-clamps are a Bad Idea. Those with serrations are going to be...
02-23-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By oneclick

1965 Huffy built by Carlton.

1965 Huffy built by Carlton.
02-23-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By oneclick

The 120 should not be difficult, but the 95 might...

The 120 should not be difficult, but the 95 might be.

I measured a few front skewers, from the face of the cam-flange to the start of the thread. Some skewers had a bit of a shoulder inboard of...
02-22-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By oneclick

Rarity increased due to them breaking at the...

Rarity increased due to them breaking at the front main frame joint - a consequence of the lack of suspension.
02-22-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,989
Posted By oneclick

It's also pretty easy to take half (or more) the...

It's also pretty easy to take half (or more) the nipple head off with a slip.
02-22-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By oneclick

I made new pins for a Sport/Gran Sport marriage...

I made new pins for a Sport/Gran Sport marriage rear mech, turned them out of a bit of aluminium tent peg.

Here's the turned-head end:
...
02-22-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By oneclick

Moulton net wisdom says only two sizes, Mini was...

Moulton net wisdom says only two sizes, Mini was 7/8 with 14inch wheels - I know, still have (somewhere) the steel pair I took off my Mini - and it has front suspension:

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