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02-21-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

ISO: - 7sp trigger shifters - Specialized...

ISO:

- 7sp trigger shifters
- Specialized rear skewer (or similar ďaxleĒ and nut ó I have a handle)
- Long 27.2 seatpost
- 1 1/8 stem
- SA indicator pin / chain
- Grips
02-09-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,047
Posted By jethin

Always fun to see a project unfold, and an...

Always fun to see a project unfold, and an artiste who is enthusiastic about the work.
02-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,882
Posted By jethin

I say leave them all as is. Ride them each...

I say leave them all as is. Ride them each XXX(XXX) miles and then re-acess the situation. Or just keep riding.

That said if youíre set on a project do the Raleigh. Do it up like itís a forever...
01-31-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By jethin

Thanks for the explanation iab . I think I'd term...

Thanks for the explanation iab . I think I'd term what you describe simply as "manufacturing."

I get that the manufacturer of a product matters. As does the "brand/distributor", which I suppose...
01-28-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By jethin

Complete sentences, reliable information,...

Complete sentences, reliable information, straightforward delivery. This is useful.

I confess I donít understand what any of this Tano/mano/expo business is about. But I suppose others do, and...
12-26-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,372
Posted By jethin

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a...

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a song. But Iíll be waiting for you at the pearly gates with my golden Colnago (or possibly in the pit on a flaming Huffy.)
12-26-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,359
Posted By jethin

Surely we can all agree that WD-40 is the best...

Surely we can all agree that WD-40 is the best lubricant for all the various parts of a bicycle.
12-14-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By jethin

Thatís a nice looking riding mower. If you ever...

Thatís a nice looking riding mower. If you ever need to take it in for repairs I highly recommend that you select a reputable shop. You should also call in any gambling debts to make sure you have...
12-12-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,530
Posted By jethin

Itís the curse of the Stella! I feel like a lot...

Itís the curse of the Stella! I feel like a lot of these old Stellas lived hard lives. I wonder whatís up with that.
12-06-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,346
Posted By jethin

Get off my lawn you young hipsters on yer fixies.

Get off my lawn you young hipsters on yer fixies.
11-30-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By jethin

Thanks for the 411 and ideas everybody. My plan...

Thanks for the 411 and ideas everybody. My plan as it stands is to ride this wheel for a few days and then check to see if the bearings have freed up a bit. If they're still quite tight I'll consider...
11-29-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By jethin

Cartridge Bearing Hub Adjustment

This new Origin8 cartridge bearing front hub feels very tight, and there is zero play in the axle. Is it meant to be adjusted? Note that the only place to use a wrench are the outer locknuts (no cone...
11-26-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,530
Posted By jethin

Funny to see your list of ďissues.Ē I had a...

Funny to see your list of ďissues.Ē I had a Stella awhile back that was truly a mess. Bent fork, stuck crank covers, and like 80% of the parts were in some state of brokenness. It rode pretty good...
11-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 17,357
Posted By jethin

Good beer. I assume I'm the first to say that in...

Good beer. I assume I'm the first to say that in this thread...
11-19-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,234
Posted By jethin

Bent. I have some nice bars that Iím 95% sure are...

Bent. I have some nice bars that Iím 95% sure are slightly bent. It drives me crazy that Iíll never be 100% sure.
11-06-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,612
Posted By jethin

When it comes to narbits everybodyís different....

When it comes to narbits everybodyís different. But I suspect that many casual riders donít even think about their saddle angle, or ride enough to care.

4. Iíve had one saddle and one seatpost...
10-31-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 775
Posted By jethin

Letís make it simple: right side left hand Eng,...

Letís make it simple: right side left hand Eng, left side right hand Ital, left side clockwise 1.37Ē, right side dextrorotary 26 mm. Youíre welcome.
10-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,536
Posted By jethin

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll...

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll and ^^^ this post is in the running for best of C&V Halloween 2020.
10-30-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By jethin

You BEAST!!!

You BEAST!!!
10-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,536
Posted By jethin

Iíve mixed colors a couple times and never had...

Iíve mixed colors a couple times and never had much success. I just learned to live with the results. Orange is tough, maybe because itís a lighter color.

I guess what Iím trying to say is that I...
10-28-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,281
Posted By jethin

I personally really enjoy his posts, and at this...

I personally really enjoy his posts, and at this point I need to know the end of the lawn mower hostage situation. Nice bike, glws.
10-26-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

I was the lucky winner of this B17 Narrow saddle...

I was the lucky winner of this B17 Narrow saddle from phenry24. However, after a few miles I've learned that a B17 Standard works better for me. So I'm offering it for trade for a B17 Standard in...
10-23-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,022
Posted By jethin

Who do you think you are, the Jimi Hendrix of...

Who do you think you are, the Jimi Hendrix of bikes?
10-20-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,693
Posted By jethin

I love it when a plan comes together.

I love it when a plan comes together.
10-18-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By jethin

That "saddle" is freakin' hilarious.

That "saddle" is freakin' hilarious.
10-16-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 820
Posted By jethin

Way back when, my budís dad built a bike sidecar...

Way back when, my budís dad built a bike sidecar out of wood and hauled him and his brother around in it. It was a pretty neat contraption. I think thereís a photo of them in it around somewhere...
10-15-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By jethin

I have some fair-good Cinelli Top 66s too if...

I have some fair-good Cinelli Top 66s too if those might interest you. They have grooves on both front and rear. No drilling.
10-13-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,290
Posted By jethin

Correction: An Ƨ shape. Conceptual illustrations...

Correction: An Ƨ shape. Conceptual illustrations should always be composed from the drive side. :rolleyes:
10-02-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By jethin

The TailGater. You bring the beer. ...

The TailGater. You bring the beer.

http://s89693915.onlinehome.us/img/IMG_7636.jpg
09-26-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By jethin

Iíll just say that I prefer installing wheels...

Iíll just say that I prefer installing wheels with the bike inverted. Itís easier to manage the geared bits, gravity helps seat the wheel, and itís easier to check alignment. Iíd bet that many folks...
09-23-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,759
Posted By jethin

Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale...

Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?
09-21-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By jethin

Neat. Given her style I think pre-70s/cute/fun...

Neat. Given her style I think pre-70s/cute/fun bikes would be good subjects. Iím thinking like say an old Raleigh 3 speed with a basket overflowing with flowers. The 60s Schwinn catalogs have some...
09-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,280
Posted By jethin

I have come to the conclusion that a straight...

I have come to the conclusion that a straight fork/head tube looks slightly bent backwards to the eye/in photos. I donít know why this is the case. It often seems more pronounced in larger frames.
...
09-17-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By jethin

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the...

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the trash. Dork disk cleaned.

(jk ó dork disks are kool, klassic and useful to boot.)
09-13-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,824
Posted By jethin

Very sad. Iíd encourage everyone to limit your...

Very sad. Iíd encourage everyone to limit your exposure. Remember that chronic respiratory and cardiovascular conditions develop over time, so itís about protecting your health both today and...
09-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

ISO: clamp on bb cable guide that doesnít require...

ISO: clamp on bb cable guide that doesnít require housing to fd OR fd that has a cable stop :)

HAVE: Alternatives to above, other pretty junk...
08-30-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,478
Posted By jethin

Tried ayahuasca?

Tried ayahuasca?
08-17-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

Thanks dweenk and francophile, but no sense in...

Thanks dweenk and francophile, but no sense in breaking up a pair. But I think PatTheSlat may have a winner!
08-15-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

ISO: Straight left crank arm, 175 mm length,...

ISO: Straight left crank arm, 175 mm length, square diamond taper. A Sakae SX would be a match, but anything that fits the specs would do.
08-11-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By jethin

Yep, happy to help if I can, though Iím a bit of...

Yep, happy to help if I can, though Iím a bit of a ride from you. And I second Larryís. Anyway Iím sure weíll get you fixed up one way or another. ;)
08-02-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By jethin

ďMy first race bike, my brothers first race bike,...

ďMy first race bike, my brothers first race bike, and my son's first bikeĒ



ďWhat is grandpaís old rust bucket.ď
07-30-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By jethin

This thread got my nipples wound up.

This thread got my nipples wound up.
07-26-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By jethin

Iím going to regret this, but Iím going to pass...

Iím going to regret this, but Iím going to pass on this fork ó itís just a little to moderne for my ~74 frame. I really appreciate your offer to help. Now somebody snatch up this nice fork!
07-19-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

Ah ok. It's a ~67 Schwinn Breeze. It looks like...

Ah ok. It's a ~67 Schwinn Breeze. It looks like there's a cable stop on the downtube, so partial housing; the little wheel is behind the chainring. I'm happy to use standard road cable/housing, which...
07-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

ISO: Everthing that goes between the shifter and...

ISO: Everthing that goes between the shifter and the outer locknut on a Sturmey Archer hub. Not sure exactly what parts this entails: an indicator chain for sure... A specific cable and housing? A...
07-15-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By jethin

I have a similar situation, and posted in the...

I have a similar situation, and posted in the mechanics forum a few weeks ago. IIRC thereís about 5mm of threads/space in the locknut, and you want to engage at least 3mm of them, or about 3 turns. I...
07-05-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

ISO: Two 700c forks for basic projects: one with...

ISO: Two 700c forks for basic projects: one with ~ 210mm (8.3") steerer (59cm frame) and the other with ~ 182mm (7.2") steerer (57cm frame). Frames are red and orange and lugged, but I'm not picky.
...
07-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 333,307
Posted By jethin

Pretty sure I have a basic, fair condition French...

Pretty sure I have a basic, fair condition French headset if that would work. Iíd need to dig it up...
06-28-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By jethin

Shoot, I thought I could cut this but im pretty...

Shoot, I thought I could cut this but im pretty sure it wouldnít have enough threads. Iím iso of a ~ 8.1Ē fork for a 59cm budget project. Anyway on to the next taker!
06-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By jethin

Nice, but black components would put this over...

Nice, but black components would put this over the top IMO. Gonna party all night but still win the race in the morning.
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