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01-15-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 66,089
Views: 10,447,317
Posted By oneclick

Oshawa tandem

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/oshawa-durham-region/1980s-benotto-12-speed/1602060844

ad says he wants to trade for "an older desktop Mac Pro that is newer than mine"

Loads of Campagnolo,...
01-13-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By oneclick

Yes, though in your case it may be difficult. ...

Yes, though in your case it may be difficult. Without a spoke-protector it is easier.

English-threaded Normandy and Atom and (some?) Maillard hubs have a groove machined around the freewheel seat...
01-09-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,531
Posted By oneclick

I contacted the seller about another matter, he...

I contacted the seller about another matter, he indicated some price flexibility. If he won't ship I can facilitate. Can$ are smaller than US$.
01-03-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,109
Posted By oneclick

Neither. It's Krylon "Stained Glass" paint, which...

Neither. It's Krylon "Stained Glass" paint, which is fully transparent and tinted. It's not at all durable, and takes a huge number of very light coats coats to get any kind of saturation - roughly...
01-03-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,109
Posted By oneclick

Dragged my bike into it along with you, thanks;...

Dragged my bike into it along with you, thanks; now it looks a little different:

...
12-31-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 898
Posted By oneclick

Needlenose ones, especially if you have made sure...

Needlenose ones, especially if you have made sure the moving jaw is snug in the slot, a little squeeze in a bench vice if they are loose. One of those tools that sometimes are the only thing that'll...
12-30-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By oneclick

Fork's bent (really).

Fork's bent (really).
12-27-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By oneclick

Pedals converters - quill to platform

Following a thread in the main forum prompted me to make a pair of bits that bolt to a quill pedal and give the rider a platform instead. I bought enough raw material to make 8 pairs, I'll probably...
12-27-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By oneclick

I made a pair, can make more...

When I was young(er) I made a set of converters for the quill pedals on a bike; I used rubber-soled shoes and they would get cut in half by the rear of the cage. I got some flat aluminium and bent it...
12-26-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 465,135
Posted By oneclick

SX630: ...

SX630:


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/540x288/sx630_f788146aceb135e1162f448a919f430a1d041ab0.jpg
12-25-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By oneclick

I have what must be the same frame, it came...

I have what must be the same frame, it came badged as a Dynamax Concorde, but was exactly the same spec as the Grand Record, no surprise as Dynamax was little more than a foreign subsiduary of...
12-23-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By oneclick

Bi-laminate "lugs" are not, they are sleeves...

Bi-laminate "lugs" are not, they are sleeves brazed to tube-ends, which are then mitred and fillet brazed.

Any angles you wished, and stronger than fillets without sleeves.
12-20-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By oneclick

That's what I thought, and as I'm both partial to...

That's what I thought, and as I'm both partial to that colour combination and not too lazy to post pics here are a few:

This Torpado has some brothers; pics of their frames follow, they are mostly...
12-19-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By oneclick

WTB French thread pedals

I have a crank that rather then re-thread I thought I'd look for a set of metric pedals for it - would like alloy rat or quill, or Berthet.
12-15-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By oneclick

I agree on the source; what you're seeing is not...

I agree on the source; what you're seeing is not a reversed rib - look at the edge - but a wear pattern; that side is the foot the rider preferred to take out when stopped. The top corners of the...
12-13-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By oneclick

The shifter clamp pib location is not something...

The shifter clamp pib location is not something I'd seen before, aside from asymmetry it is arguably better as any central projection of the band will not meet the pib point-on.

That's dirt on the...
12-09-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By oneclick

I don't like that dent. Top-tubes are loaded...

I don't like that dent. Top-tubes are loaded (mainly) in compression; the crease is favourably aligned to initiate a buckle. And it's big. It's big enough that you should take a straightedge and...
12-06-21, 07:02 AM
12-05-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By oneclick

I have a tip I (sort-of) stole from the spray...

I have a tip I (sort-of) stole from the spray cans; I drop a clean ball-bearing into the tiny cans of paint I get at the hobby stores, then they mix better when you shake them.
12-05-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By oneclick

PFN10, has to be 1983 or later if the rear mech...

PFN10, has to be 1983 or later if the rear mech is original, the bars (and front rack) are not.

p.s. yes, it's good.
12-04-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,042
Posted By oneclick

I put the parts in a ziploc bag with whatever...

I put the parts in a ziploc bag with whatever solvent I'm using, then hang the bag in the cleaner filled with water; saves on solvent and mess. My cleaner is years old and has only ever had water...
11-28-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,586
Posted By oneclick

I have the brakes shown on Velobase -...

I have the brakes shown on Velobase - https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=6F41D390-CF54-42CF-A378-19627E215492

which look very much like those on the bike pictured:

...
11-27-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,586
Posted By oneclick

To me it looks as though the wheel is dished.

To me it looks as though the wheel is dished.
11-22-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 66,089
Views: 10,447,317
Posted By oneclick

This sort of thing is a group-culture...

This sort of thing is a group-culture characteristic; unfortunately the sort of post that fails your criteria is also much easier to make than one with all the truly useful details. That means it...
11-21-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18,383
Views: 2,152,377
Posted By oneclick

Yesterday, actually:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1020/db2_9dd07fced15f596cc09aa5c8e8b2cd229612f484.jpg
11-19-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By oneclick

Um, yes it does. The shape of the sprocket/cog is...

Um, yes it does. The shape of the sprocket/cog is best determined with reference to the mating part; the rack on which that sprocket/cog rides has cylindrical sections on which the sprocket/cog...
11-18-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By oneclick

See if you can cancel. The TA inner arms are...

See if you can cancel.

The TA inner arms are too narrow, a hole the same size will only leave about a mm of wall at the narrowest point. The only way out would be to drill a smaller hole and use a...
11-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By oneclick

Any "odd-numbered" skip-tooth sprocket will have...

Any "odd-numbered" skip-tooth sprocket will have to have at least one pair of normally-spaced teeth; the sprocket in the picture must be a 27A, although there is only a 27 (no A, normal spacing)...
11-18-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By oneclick

Weight-saving and shifting. A larger sprocket can...

Weight-saving and shifting. A larger sprocket can have some teeth missing and still have enough to engage the chain and carry the load, and the chain can be pulled sideways onto and off the sprocket...
11-15-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By oneclick

That rear straddle cable isn't properly seated in...

That rear straddle cable isn't properly seated in the hook-ended brake arm. Either the main cable is too short or the hook has become pinched so the round bit won't fit.
11-14-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By oneclick

It's amazing what you find when you are looking...

It's amazing what you find when you are looking for something else.
11-06-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By oneclick

Even if undamaged, that is not a hiking - I...

Even if undamaged, that is not a hiking - I assume meaning cycle-touring - bike at all. It has no fittings for racks or mudguards or any of the other bits that tourists like. More than likely the...
11-06-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By oneclick

I think bigger. I looked at a few pics of what...

I think bigger. I looked at a few pics of what that search engine shows for "vintage nakagawa bicycle 54" and the actual matches had head tubes that looked shorter than this.
10-30-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By oneclick

I don't think the sprockets interchange, and I...

I don't think the sprockets interchange, and I *really* want that 32-tooth; it's hilly hereabouts.
10-30-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,615
Views: 465,135
Posted By oneclick

Long shot - looking for metric Maillard 6-speed FW or FW body

I have a nice pair of french hubs to go on an all-french build, need a(t least a) freewheel body, I have enough sprockets with good teeth that I don't care if those are bad.

(also posted in FS...
10-28-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By oneclick

The lettering on the serrated washer on the...

The lettering on the serrated washer on the headset is upside down.
10-21-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By oneclick

All you want to know is here: ...

All you want to know is here:

https://kuromori.home.blog/clutched-one-way-shifters/
10-08-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By oneclick

Yes and no, as in the matter of all things...

Yes and no, as in the matter of all things bicycle...

They are the same in the way they are also the same as diacomp/cherry/universal centrepulls, but different in the details - the arms are a...
09-21-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By oneclick

A bit of string and a hoover is the traditional...

A bit of string and a hoover is the traditional method (for bars you need end plugs).
09-20-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By oneclick

You need a rear mech as well. While right now it...

You need a rear mech as well. While right now it works, when it fails, the next time you go for the big cog on the back you will put the mech into the spokes and then you'll be sorry.

There are...
09-19-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,213
Posted By oneclick

No, but the lower knuckle has two cage-mounting...

No, but the lower knuckle has two cage-mounting holes, one for 24T max, one for 28T.
09-18-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By oneclick

Decals also from: ...

Decals also from:

https://www.cyclomondo.net/peugeot

and

https://h-lloyd-cycles.myshopify.com/search?q=peugeot
09-16-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By oneclick

You are lucky twice then - a bike you can buy...

You are lucky twice then - a bike you can buy parts for and an LBS that sounds like a decent one.
09-16-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By oneclick

They could be fooled if all they did was check...

They could be fooled if all they did was check the threading direction; and even measuring the thread diameter won't tell you for certain; you have to check the thread pitch.

Did they thread in an...
09-09-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By oneclick

What exactly do you mean by "skip"? Does the...

What exactly do you mean by "skip"?

Does the chain try to move to a different cog? Or does it stay on the same cog but every now and again link entering the cog at the bottom rides up on the tips...
09-09-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By oneclick

Use a pair of (or more sufficient to add up to)...

Use a pair of (or more sufficient to add up to) 4mm freewheel spacers - metal ones.
09-09-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By oneclick

You have two options: Some pivot bolts have...

You have two options:

Some pivot bolts have an arrangement of a shoulder on the bolt and a shim (or multiple shims) such that the body will pivot when the bolt is tight.

Other pivot bolts have...
09-08-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By oneclick

White is only white once.

White is only white once.
09-07-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By oneclick

These - and their cousins the Valentinos - are my...

These - and their cousins the Valentinos - are my favourite shifters from Campagnolo, because they have such a nice large adjuster. I did had a pair that constantly loosened, and I fixed them (see...
09-05-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By oneclick

Drill, tap, insert socket-head capscrew - use a...

Drill, tap, insert socket-head capscrew - use a thread-locker..
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