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08-09-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 470
Posted By repechage

Hopeful, wonder the state of things a few months...

Hopeful, wonder the state of things a few months on?
07-20-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By verktyg

EVAPO-RUST With Heat And Ultrasonic Bath

One thing that I forgot to mention, heating Evapo-Rust™ to 140-145° F instead of using at room temperature substantially reduces the time to remove rust. Heat and Ultrasonic work even better!

8...
07-19-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By verktyg

EVAPO-RUST™ Info

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/392x574/evapo_rust_45bcedaf9be1d778e33b4313dd25e60d9436b4a3.jpg
Back in the early 2000's I had some involvement with the folks that produced and...
07-04-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By non-fixie

Here you go. And a picture of another '85 BB...

Here you go. And a picture of another '85 BB shell for good measure:
...
07-03-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By non-fixie

1985 Batavus Professional. 60cm frame. Nice. 👍

1985 Batavus Professional. 60cm frame. Nice. 👍
06-26-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Andy_K

I have a Brooklyn jersey for when I ride my Gios,...

I have a Brooklyn jersey for when I ride my Gios, but those red and white stripes aren't so flattering on me. They tend to be quite a bit more curved.
06-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Andy Antipas

Three GIOS Bicycles

Before the pandemic, I was organizing a monthly steel bike ride in Durango, and I thought I should try and get them organized again. I was able to get a small group organized for this morning....
06-17-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/4217/35776259821_adf...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4217/35776259821_adfd1fe0a6_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WvqFBT)
05-04-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By verktyg

Durax Cranks

Durax steel cottered cranks were high quality, made in France and date back to the 1930's.

I have a set of 3 arm Durax "Special Courses" cranks on my 1965 Swiss made Tigra. The chainrings are...
04-24-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By big chainring

Some info here. ...

Some info here.
https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/classic_builders/bates-cycles/bates-cycles-models-and-frame-numbers/
Pics show Diadrant fork and Cantiflex tubing. The tubing is larger...
04-13-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By rhm

Angelus Leather Paint is paint made for leather,...

Angelus Leather Paint is paint made for leather, as the name implies. It is sold with a "deglazer" which is a solvent that should take off any wax or other leather treatment, which in this case would...
03-09-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By P!N20

Oops! I shouldn't rely on my memory, but thanks...

Oops! I shouldn't rely on my memory, but thanks for the correction.
02-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 643
Posted By OTS

1951-52 Sun Manxman road bike

This my 1951-52 Sun Manxman. This frame/fork is no stranger to the forums. It was first offered for sale by redcaymatt in October of 2015. I inquired about it then, and it was eventually purchased by...
02-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,516
Posted By iab

Serial number 1080 F was purchased from Thomas...

Serial number 1080 F was purchased from Thomas Avenia in June 1971.
01-10-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By juvela

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this parts tavola illustrates...
12-25-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By rhm

I don't see any difference in the nose hardware...

I don't see any difference in the nose hardware between the saddles posted by Force and non-fixie. Force's has been adjusted almost to the end, and someone put a nut on the end of the shackle bolt...
10-31-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By cyccommute

A bit rough but It shouldn’t need much. Get some...

A bit rough but It shouldn’t need much. Get some Proofide...
10-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,397
Posted By iab

If you really want the pathracer experience, I...

If you really want the pathracer experience, I recommend finding the worst brakes possible. Good times.
08-15-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By iab

Yes, the side action does not need to be...

Yes, the side action does not need to be cylindrical. Different hoods will create their own molding challenges.

But let's be honest about start up costs. The consumables for the silicone mold,...
06-28-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,182
Posted By Bad Lag

glassman83, I predict an early death for your...

glassman83, I predict an early death for your leather saddles. IMO, eight applications in a couple of years is too many, too soon. I suppose it depends upon how much you apply but, still,... eight.
...
06-25-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By nlerner

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities: ...

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities:

https://porkchopbmx.com/brakes/brake-cables/
05-13-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,823
Posted By Charles Wahl

Not at all; my goal is not to have a holy grail,...

Not at all; my goal is not to have a holy grail, but just to cycle along and pay attention to the flowers (literally and figuratively), enjoying them for what they are, and not getting too torqued up...
01-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,050
Posted By Kilroy1988

Indeed, as you already posted photos and a...

Indeed, as you already posted photos and a description of it in this very same thread about my Super Python... Perhaps you'd like to make another thread about your bike?

-Gregory
10-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,053
Posted By iab

As someone posted above, my tutorial spells out...

As someone posted above, my tutorial spells out every step to make a mold. For costs, figure $200 for the silicone to make the mold (you will have plenty leftover to make other molds if you want),...
06-22-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,120
Posted By non-fixie

It's OK if your toe straps don't match your...

It's OK if your toe straps don't match your saddle. I won't think any less of you. :)
05-07-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,998
Posted By iab

I'm going to have to go with Steve Brooks on...

I'm going to have to go with Steve Brooks on Ponder, 1949 Kentucky Derby winner.
...
05-12-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,138
Posted By The Golden Boy

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/proofide.jpg ...

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/proofide.jpg


Proofide.

Not "proofHide" or "proofRide."

Proofide.
07-19-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26,304
Views: 3,790,160
Posted By SirMike1983

This is great. Would it be alright if I featured...

This is great. Would it be alright if I featured this repair, with attribution, on a static webpage on the Bike Shed Blog? Ideally I'd like to have up photos and brief step-by-step of how to repair...
07-19-17, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,304
Views: 3,790,160
Posted By BigChief

I had a shifter that I already took apart and...

I had a shifter that I already took apart and gave a 2 day soak in Evapo-Rust and didn't get around to putting together again. Figured I'd post some pics of a reassembly. This shifter looked shabby....
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