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10-07-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot: ...

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/20211006_172617_resized_007_8efd5940c5f6ccd918c9d8a6e899fb070c025081.jpg

Thanks to...
08-09-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,848
Posted By cudak888

Someone found Geepig ;) -Kurt

Someone found Geepig ;)

-Kurt
08-08-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,848
Posted By cudak888

Personal accounts here don't really add up to...

Personal accounts here don't really add up to much without locations that give context to the area the bike will be parked in.

-Kurt
08-03-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By cudak888

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1229514...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1229514-what-constitutes-classic-vintage-bicycle.html (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/877163-what-c-v.html) and



Also...
07-31-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By cudak888

An odd mix of bits, indeed, but it looks to be a...

An odd mix of bits, indeed, but it looks to be a smartly thought-out build, now that I see the whole thing.

Those frame modifications really suit the Grand Record nicely, especially the internal...
07-31-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

A few steps forward...and all of them right back...

A few steps forward...and all of them right back again. Let me start from where I left off:

Kickstand joined the oxalic acid bath a few days ago. I also picked up some Newbaum's cloth tape to line...
07-29-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By cudak888

This is purely a guess, but perhaps TA was less...

This is purely a guess, but perhaps TA was less concerned about the standardization of overall length, and was more concerned with right-hand spindle length.

I'm going to put a guess that the...
07-27-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

Making progress. Dunked and cleaned the AW bits...

Making progress. Dunked and cleaned the AW bits (not that they even needed cleaning - everything looked perfect), gave everything a good re-lube, and put it back together:
...
07-24-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By cudak888

High-dollar flipper that bought a cobbled...

High-dollar flipper that bought a cobbled high-end frame - or replaced the RD with the cheapest thing on eBay - and doesn't know any better?

The Nuovo Grand Sport Q/R end seems to suggest a dog's...
07-23-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By cudak888

Bravo for passing it on and keeping the 3-speed...

Bravo for passing it on and keeping the 3-speed flame alive.

-Kurt
07-22-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

Went through the usual hoops required get the...

Went through the usual hoops required get the rear wheel out tonight. Raising the stays made it easier to get the fender out without fuss.
...
07-21-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,279,816
Posted By cudak888

Three questions: Has the cable adjustment...

Three questions:

Has the cable adjustment been checked? Refer to Unca_Sam above for adjustment.
Do you know what lubricant, if any, is inside the hub? Did you put anything in the hub prior to...
07-20-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,279,816
Posted By cudak888

^ Have used this method multiple times. It...

^
Have used this method multiple times. It works, and the Sturmey driver is more than capable of handling the stress. I'd be more concerned about the wrench :lol:



Always a good reason to keep...
07-20-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By cudak888

Don't forget the EA3 Raleigh rims with matte...

Don't forget the EA3 Raleigh rims with matte chrome centers. They're not really valuable, but pretty difficult to come by.

-Kurt
07-18-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

Now that the wheel was built, it was time to sort...

Now that the wheel was built, it was time to sort out the dropout issue. To recap, this is how much engagement there is, but the dropouts are wallowed out so much that any attempt to tighten them...
07-18-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

A lot came together in a short amount of time on...

A lot came together in a short amount of time on this one. Mike added some brass to the axle threads today - I left the tap bottomed out on the axle to make sure it'd cut the threads square....
07-18-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,222
Posted By cudak888

I know that our BF C&V group has wonderful...

I know that our BF C&V group has wonderful members who won't use their bikes as a means of ego tripping - but flippers and my-collection-is-better-than-your-collection types coming through Google in...
07-17-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

I need to get the white paint cleaned off the...

I need to get the white paint cleaned off the front fender here (no, it's not supposed to be here, and it's only on the edge), but I'm also curious if anyone happens to have the original pattern for...
07-16-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,061
Posted By cudak888

First step is to binge as many threads you can on...

First step is to binge as many threads you can on similar refurb topics here in the forum, including threads with detailed accounts (preferably go for the threads with lots of pictures) of others'...
07-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,446
Posted By cudak888

Any bicycle from the Klingon planet of Praxis. ...

Any bicycle from the Klingon planet of Praxis.

-Kurt
07-11-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By cudak888

NFTs aren't ownership of the thread, only...

NFTs aren't ownership of the thread, only ownership of the NFT of the thread.

You can NFT the sales page for the shirt if you want.

-Kurt
07-11-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By cudak888

We need Gugificazione T-shirts featuring fork...

We need Gugificazione T-shirts featuring fork blades being re-raked.

-Kurt
07-10-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,389
Posted By cudak888

It's a race between Cinelli and Colnago to see...

It's a race between Cinelli and Colnago to see who can be the first Ferrari copycat to offer branded aftershave and soap.

-Kurt
07-10-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 21,689
Posted By cudak888

The new chainring arrived, which allowed me to...

The new chainring arrived, which allowed me to button up the entire crankset. I was also able to use some 1X chainring bolts I had bought for this project and subsequently didn't use.
...
07-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,855
Posted By cudak888

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits...

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits you and still claims you came out of nowhere. Hi-vis isn't a solution, it's a bandaid over car-centric infrastructure and a culture that promotes this...
07-06-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By cudak888

It should, it just won't shift into first. You'll...

It should, it just won't shift into first. You'll be able to use the 2/3/4 as an AW.

I don't think it's physically possible to pull the cable travel necessary, given the position of the first gear...
07-06-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,348
Posted By cudak888

OP gets a free pass for bumping their own thread....

OP gets a free pass for bumping their own thread. :P

-Kurt
07-06-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 22,348
Posted By cudak888

I'm not sure if the fenders will take it, but a...

I'm not sure if the fenders will take it, but a bit of hot glue might help hold the wires in place for the Paltrow Putty.

-Kurt
07-06-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,007
Posted By cudak888

Forum and thread permalinks are back to normal at...

Forum and thread permalinks are back to normal at the C&V!

Thank you!

-Kurt
07-05-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

Closeups, continued: ...

Closeups, continued:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/2021_07_05_humber_18_b4b550743d19d41f86ee7e901881057fc1b25eee.jpg

I'm missing one brake holder. If anyone...
07-04-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 21,689
Posted By cudak888

Update time. First off, I wasn't thrilled...

Update time.

First off, I wasn't thrilled about running the electric assist on a simple PAS hall sensor and had lost interest because of this.

In the meantime, brand-new service parts for JUMP...
07-03-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

3/4 beauty shot. ...

3/4 beauty shot.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/p1055914_resized_026_1476233be67cdd6cfdb37e4cb91ec648441c19c5.jpg


-Kurt
07-03-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

The progress, so far. The headlight was placed...

The progress, so far. The headlight was placed here just to make sure I cut the brake cable long enough not to interfere with the housing, hence why the wiring is dangling everywhere.
...
07-03-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,778
Posted By cudak888

If that link doesn't work, that will probably...

If that link doesn't work, that will probably indicate that the problem is fixed :lol:

-Kurt
07-03-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

Made a lot of progress on this one today. First...

Made a lot of progress on this one today. First off - and I don't know why I didn't think of it until now - I simply cold-set the damage out of the handlebar using the fork tool (no, it wasn't a...
07-03-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,778
Posted By cudak888

Best to check this thread for updates: ...

Best to check this thread for updates:
https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance-160/did-bf-just-change-all-web-urls-forums-1233970/

-Kurt
07-03-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,778
Posted By cudak888

Before bashing BikeForums and dissing the mods,...

Before bashing BikeForums and dissing the mods, see the following:

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance-160/did-bf-just-change-all-web-urls-forums-1233970/

The mods and...
07-02-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,007
Posted By cudak888

Better yet, one of the admins can go into the...

Better yet, one of the admins can go into the permalinks settings and simply flip it back. I wouldn't be surprised if this was done entirely in error.

-Kurt
07-02-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,007
Posted By cudak888

The permalinks for the URLs were changed,...

The permalinks for the URLs were changed, breaking every reference.

Every forum now has its associated number tied to it - e.g., https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/... has now become...
07-01-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

Fork is out. Steerer tube looks as if it has...

Fork is out. Steerer tube looks as if it has never seen the light of day in 83 (?) years. Because it hasn't.
...
06-30-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,153
Posted By cudak888

Stemspiration? ;) -Kurt

Stemspiration? ;)

-Kurt
06-29-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,511
Posted By cudak888

There are 50 shades of gray in that vague,...

There are 50 shades of gray in that vague, expectation-laden term "restored."

What constitutes "restored?" Many consider "restored" to be anything brought back to a "like new" state, thus, within...
06-29-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By cudak888

That's a great looking starting point, Jacco. ...

That's a great looking starting point, Jacco.

While I can't help but rage against vertical drops for an NL market commuter bike (I want IGH hubs with no tensioners, dammit!), I can still...
06-28-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,451
Posted By cudak888

It has arrived! dmark absolutely nailed it with...

It has arrived! dmark absolutely nailed it with his superb packing.

Was really tired today - I spent all of yesterday removing the bikes in the shed to replace a rotted rafter; nasty job - so I...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By cudak888

It is what it proports to be, though the Cyclo RD...

It is what it proports to be, though the Cyclo RD is an addition. Fenders and frame pump are missing.

This is the original catalog page for it. (SOURCE:...
06-25-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,070
Posted By cudak888

The braking system started giving me a bit of...

The braking system started giving me a bit of grief a bit ago, with the front caliper sticking, and both cables stretching more than I expected of them in a short amount of time.

It turns out that...
06-24-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,202
Posted By cudak888

Polished up the headlight (nope, still haven't...

Polished up the headlight (nope, still haven't found that missing nut, washer and bolt that holds down the assembly) and fitted it today, along with the wiring. Decided to take the opportunity to...
06-22-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,202
Posted By cudak888

Finally made a bit of progress with this one...

Finally made a bit of progress with this one today.

Thanks to a care package from nlerner for this and the '52 Superbe I'm building, I now have the correct fulcrum clip on the 3-speed cable. It...
06-22-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By cudak888

A care package from nlerner arrived with one bit...

A care package from nlerner arrived with one bit I had foolishly misplaced for the hub, which gave me a chance to put it all together. I also swapped on a different threaded driver from a '48 FW...
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,289
Posted By cudak888

Manual transmission shift gates are indexed. Not...

Manual transmission shift gates are indexed. Not C&V.

;)
scarlson, might send you a PM about the Borg-Warner 37. There's one in a Rover P6 I keep looking at (not my finest hour of sensibility)...
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