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06-03-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By dedhed

Do you have the cash reserves to replace it with...

Do you have the cash reserves to replace it with something else if it's totalled?
06-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 898
Posted By dedhed

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.
06-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By dedhed

Soma Fab used to sell a chromed stainless one...

Soma Fab used to sell a chromed stainless one that was classic
Another classic is this SunTour...
06-02-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By dedhed

Any 90's rigid mountain bike

Any 90's rigid mountain bike
06-01-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 646
Posted By dedhed

https://www.amazon.com/New-Match-Patch-Vulcanizing...

https://www.amazon.com/New-Match-Patch-Vulcanizing-Complete-Ordinance/dp/B01MSB5YKC
06-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 365
Posted By dedhed

Look kind of like this? probably originally 700...

Look kind of like this? probably originally 700 wheels

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/ventura_5ffbfe988d18a18c3a4815b5668b63fcd378d943.jpg
06-01-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 365
Posted By dedhed

As he said it's off a Raleigh it's most likely a...

As he said it's off a Raleigh it's most likely a 590 EA3 wheel.
06-01-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By dedhed

See above. Some items could be done yourself with...

See above. Some items could be done yourself with no or minimal special bike tools YMMV
06-01-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 646
Posted By dedhed

New, unopened tubes of cement can & will dry...

New, unopened tubes of cement can & will dry out.
05-31-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By dedhed

It's abnormal use you have to worry about.

It's abnormal use you have to worry about.
05-31-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By dedhed

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's...

More important Rule of thumb - make sure it's long enough in the big/big so you don't rip your derailleur apart and stuff it into your wheel.
05-31-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 444
Posted By dedhed

333 is a shimano thing

333 is a shimano thing
05-31-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By dedhed

Color by the way is "bronze green"

Color by the way is "bronze green"
05-31-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By dedhed

If you plan on working on it read this. A...

If you plan on working on it read this.

A number of idiosyncrasies you need to know about.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/english-3.html
05-31-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By dedhed

71 seems about right based on the decals. ...

71 seems about right based on the decals.

Look for a date on the 3 speed Sturmey Archer rear hub. Likely an AW hub as well.


Look around here as well....
05-31-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 365
Posted By dedhed

spacing ...

spacing

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
05-31-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By dedhed

Not really, drive side gives a much better idea...

Not really, drive side gives a much better idea of component level and age, particularly of vintage derailleur equipped bikes.
05-31-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 510
Posted By dedhed

YOu need ten posts to attach a picture - 5/day ...

YOu need ten posts to attach a picture - 5/day

I believe you can upload them to your album and then others can look at them.
05-31-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By dedhed

I suspected a quality mechanical repair wouldn't...

I suspected a quality mechanical repair wouldn't be an issue.
If and when you get a replacement, it seems the repaired one can become a spare. Or... it just might last the life of the bike.
05-30-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By dedhed

The High & Low limit screws are just that -...

The High & Low limit screws are just that - "LIMIT" screws that are only stops to limit the FD movement on the two ends of travel and do NOTHING anywhere else in the travel.
05-30-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By dedhed

M5 x .8

M5 x .8
05-30-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By dedhed

Paying the bills. Start your own forum or buy a...

Paying the bills. Start your own forum or buy a premium membership
05-30-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By dedhed

Kind of how a full line manufacturer works. Sort...

Kind of how a full line manufacturer works. Sort of why Chevy makes a $15K Spark and a $100K Corvette.
Probably sell a heck of a lot more Tourney than Dura Ace. They're in business to make money,...
05-30-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By dedhed

scrap the frame, sell the parts.

scrap the frame, sell the parts.
05-30-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By dedhed

You need a crank removal tool for your existing...

You need a crank removal tool for your existing crank, pedal wrench, socket for the bolts, correct tool for your existing BB, correct tool to install whatever BB you purchase.

The frame and...
05-30-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By dedhed

Probably just needs a new friction washer as he...

Probably just needs a new friction washer as he says it's not holding
05-30-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By dedhed

Does it look like this? Try turning it...

Does it look like this?

Try turning it backwards first to align the threads
...
05-30-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1114003...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1114003-6-speed-shimano-suntour-index-shifters-cross-compatible.html
05-30-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By dedhed

Amazon is fine if..... You know exactly what...

Amazon is fine if.....

You know exactly what you want, and are just checking more prices.
05-29-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 609
Posted By dedhed

Normal Maybe, minor truing is possible...

Normal

Maybe, minor truing is possible especially with machine built wheels
05-29-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By dedhed

Heavier, lower quality, fit, and finish

Heavier, lower quality, fit, and finish
05-29-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,821
Posted By dedhed

It's a co-op. The members are "owners", hence the...

It's a co-op. The members are "owners", hence the dividend and many donations and sponsorships to local and national recreational groups.
Last I checked the employees in the store were locals and...
05-29-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By dedhed

Good way to get shot

Good way to get shot
05-28-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By dedhed

non consumables like saddles, shifters,...

non consumables like saddles, shifters, derailleurs, wheels, often even tires the best deals are from a co-op.
Consumables (chains, cables, brake pads, wrap etc) I buy a lot when on sale from...
05-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 479
Posted By dedhed

I'm seeing rim brakes and unless that grass is...

I'm seeing rim brakes and unless that grass is really sharp, the saddle is in no danger.
Their bike Their call.
05-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 493
Posted By dedhed

You can turn a tapered tap into a bottoming tap...

You can turn a tapered tap into a bottoming tap by grinding the tip as needed.
05-28-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By dedhed

loctite or is there room for a star washer?

loctite or is there room for a star washer?
05-28-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By dedhed

Those covers plates are a high demand item

Those covers plates are a high demand item
05-28-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By dedhed

When the pawls are engaged (pedalling) you are in...

When the pawls are engaged (pedalling) you are in a direct connection and any slop in the interface between FH and hub body are out if the equation.
05-27-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By dedhed

If you need more clearance you can grind the...

If you need more clearance you can grind the screws heads down. It's not like you plan on taking them out again.
05-27-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By dedhed

My TIG guy's famous line - "I wish you guys...

My TIG guy's famous line - "I wish you guys wouldn't try to do this stuff yourself before coming to me. Your attempts always make my job harder"
05-27-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By dedhed

I'm seeing plenty of room. Drilled through the...

I'm seeing plenty of room. Drilled through the back side with a countersink for a #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) or #6...
05-27-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,919
Posted By dedhed

I personally would have drilled & tapped it as...

I personally would have drilled & tapped it as well as glue. Or minimum wrapped it in wire embedded in glue on the outside as well. I suspect you won't be going far.
05-26-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By dedhed

It appears to be similar to a mechanical...

It appears to be similar to a mechanical distributor advance mechanism. "In Theory" a person could rip it apart and change whatever flyweights and springs to tune it to a preferred cadence.
05-26-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By dedhed

How long is the shaft? A piece of galvanized pipe...

How long is the shaft? A piece of galvanized pipe cut/ground to fit the grooves would probably work as well as a lock ring spanner. Maybe even a basin wrench if it isn't too tight.

Something like...
05-26-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By dedhed

https://guides.wiggle.co.uk/rear-derailleurs-buyin...

https://guides.wiggle.co.uk/rear-derailleurs-buying-guide
05-26-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By dedhed

What size 20"? ERTO 406, 419, 440, 451? I don't...

What size 20"? ERTO 406, 419, 440, 451?
I don't know you'll find a solid tire to fit a bicycle rim.
Maybe screw a big rubber V belt to it?...
05-26-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 521
Posted By dedhed

I'd just do it right and buy the tap. I can't...

I'd just do it right and buy the tap. I can't believe a metric tap wouldn't be on the shelf in a German HW store and not that expensive.
I'd also get a M10x1.0 tap for RD hanger threads as long as I...
05-26-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By dedhed

The extender doesn't change the chain wrap...

The extender doesn't change the chain wrap capacity of the RD
05-25-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By dedhed

Handy item to have in your stash as the tabs...

Handy item to have in your stash as the tabs often break.
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