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06-13-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,471
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Posted By Honusms

Indeed it is. As are the hubs :) ...

Indeed it is. As are the hubs :)

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06-08-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,038
Posted By Honusms

British mixte with Campagnolo Chorus 10 speed drive train

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06-06-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,471
Views: 1,500,312
Posted By Honusms

After brute force did not budge them, a 16g...

After brute force did not budge them, a 16g needle and 10cc isopropyl alcohol injected underneath the grip on either end combine with twisting did the job quite well. And a generous application of...
06-06-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6,471
Views: 1,500,312
Posted By Honusms

1991 Haro Extreme Comp

I’ve never in all of my 66+ years owned a mountain bike. But a couple of weeks ago some friends were discussing some local areas that they swear are beautiful but really require a mountain bike to...
06-02-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Honusms

ISO: Shimano triple crankset (7 sp) with 165-170 arms

Came across this ‘91 Haro Extreme frame and parts, including Shimano crankset with 175mm arms. Looking to replace it with something with shorter arms. Please PM if you have what I need. ...
06-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 97,625
Posted By Honusms

ISO Shimano MTB triple crankset

Just picked up a 1991 Haro Extreme Frameset and parts and want to swap out the crankset for something with shorter crank arms than the current 175s. Will gladly trade the current...
05-28-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Honusms

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️ ...

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️

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05-27-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By Honusms

It’s classic, so it belongs here. Nice bike! ...

It’s classic, so it belongs here. Nice bike! I’m guessing it’s quicker than most people expect.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By Honusms

Here’s what could be called a “plain Jane” royal...

Here’s what could be called a “plain Jane” royal blue frame (Miyata 1000) that I jazzed up with red accents if you want a visual:
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05-24-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By Honusms

Fabulous!

Fabulous!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,257
Posted By Honusms

Agree with the red bar tape and matching cable...

Agree with the red bar tape and matching cable housing. Could also go hot pink!
05-23-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,904
Posted By Honusms

The new/old Sachs freewheel I just installed on...

The new/old Sachs freewheel I just installed on my Motobecane Grand Record came complete with one!...
05-21-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,485
Posted By Honusms

The Bumblebee Gets a Makeover

My ‘72 Bumblebee Grand Record was put together with period-correct Campy components but wasn’t getting out much. So off to eBay and BF C&V Sales for new jewelry for her. I wanted a wider range of...
05-14-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 633,835
Posted By Honusms

Oh, my! It’s one of my very favorites and is in...

Oh, my! It’s one of my very favorites and is in almost daily use but I haven’t documented this one. My bad. I’ll take some pics tomorrow!
05-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

So happy to hear that you’ll be re-united with...

So happy to hear that you’ll be re-united with your former Miyata 1000! Really interesting data - thanks!

I am 5’5” with short legs and a long torso. My seatpost actually is not all the way up -...
05-10-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Honusms

My favorite! But, sadly, the cranks are also too...

My favorite! But, sadly, the cranks are also too long for me.
04-27-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,156
Posted By Honusms

It’s my assigned username from my employer before...

It’s my assigned username from my employer before I retired: Harris Oncology Nursing Unit + my initials. Whenever a website wanted me to choose a username I automatically used this one instead of...
04-19-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,753
Posted By Honusms

Here’s a vintage British mixte frame that I...

Here’s a vintage British mixte frame that I recently equipped with a Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed drive train. It has Campy dropouts, Reynolds 531 decals on frame and fork, a Claud Butler headbadge and...
04-19-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Honusms

Another thumbs-up :thumb: for the Swift Tire Sand...

Another thumbs-up :thumb: for the Swift Tire Sand Canyons! I have them on my Miyata 1000 and they’re terrific!
04-15-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

RiddleOfSteel - no apologies necessary. I refer...

RiddleOfSteel - no apologies necessary. I refer to it as my British Mystery Mixte because I’m unclear about its origins. Serial number isn’t Raleigh. Could be ‘60s CB or Holdsworth from the serial...
04-15-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

The dreaminess of the ride may be more due to the...

The dreaminess of the ride may be more due to the qualities of the steel than the weight loss or maybe a combination of both. Gorgeous build!
04-15-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

Retro roadie mixte!

I didn’t mean for this to happen. I was perfectly happy with my vintage British mixte as it was. But I jumped on a set of Campy wheels offered by a forum member that came with an 11 speed rear hub...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By Honusms

Nice work!

Nice work!
03-31-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 20,405
Posted By Honusms

Franciex

Original to my Mongilardi formerly 3-speed, now 5 speed. “French fit” is the only option with this seat post :). It’s quite comfy!
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03-29-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Honusms

Wanted: 26mm Campagnolo lock ring

Need a 26mm lock ring for older Campy 9-10-11 speed hub. The low cog on the 11 speed cassette I have is 12t. 27mm lock ring came with the cassette, but is just a little too wide :(
Forum: Introductions
03-24-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Honusms

Welcome!

Welcome!
03-20-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

Noticed this as well after the pictures were...

Noticed this as well after the pictures were posted. Immediate correction :)
03-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,629
Posted By Honusms

I’m running the Panaracer Sand Canyon 35 mm tires...

I’m running the Panaracer Sand Canyon 35 mm tires (with fenders!) on my Miyata 1000 with 27” wheels. Nice comfy ride! I do have to deflate the rear tire to take the wheel off, but that’s certainly...
03-09-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Thanks, all, for the feedback! The Golden Boy...

Thanks, all, for the feedback!
The Golden Boy - This thing’s a lovely rider. Stiff enough for brisk acceleration. As a fairly lightweight rider, springiness is not an attribute that I encounter...
03-08-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Progress

Nitto front rack added, Dia Compe brake hoods ditto. Mudguards/fenders (50cm Giles Berthoud stainless steel) did not give me any pushback on installation. A couple of Acorn bags came off other bikes...
03-05-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,422
Posted By Honusms

Replaced the Cycloid chainrings that came with my...

Replaced the Cycloid chainrings that came with my Jo Routens with nice round TA ones. Kept the 165mm TA cranks :)
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03-05-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,442
Posted By Honusms

Like this? ...

Like this?

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03-05-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,210
Posted By Honusms

Lovely Bianchi! Enjoy!!!

Lovely Bianchi! Enjoy!!!
02-28-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,611
Posted By Honusms

I do underwater photography - mostly in the...

I do underwater photography - mostly in the southwestern Pacific. (Live in north Texas). So considering the dive gear, travel costs including outrageous excess baggage fees, incredibly expensive...
02-26-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

That’s a Brooks Isle of Wight saddle bag - large...

That’s a Brooks Isle of Wight saddle bag - large size. I have two and they’re my favorite bags for carrying flat repair stuff, spare tubes, tools, etc. Very easy to open, yet secure and stable on...
02-25-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By Honusms

Saphir makes a rejuvenating cream that works...

Saphir makes a rejuvenating cream that works well.

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02-24-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,734
Posted By Honusms

Bertoni Superlight, 1981 (with some contemporary...

Bertoni Superlight, 1981 (with some contemporary bits)
...
02-24-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Yes, indeed - brake hoods and fenders (mudguards)...

Yes, indeed - brake hoods and fenders (mudguards) are on order :).
02-24-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Progress

First pass at making it rideable:
- Frame cleaned, buffed and waxed
- Hubs, bottom bracket, pedals and headset serviced. (Broke 2 reflectors on pedals, may or may not replace).
- Sugino AT...
02-20-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Since I’m female and about 125#, weight-bearing...

Since I’m female and about 125#, weight-bearing is not a big issue. I built up some CR-18 rims (27”) with Normandy Luxe hubs for my Moto Grand Record and they are nice and light. I also have a 700C...
02-19-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,422
Posted By Honusms

Wadsworth supervises all activity. And if...

Wadsworth supervises all activity. And if there’s a tool or part missing he’s usually sitting on it.
02-18-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Thanks for the replies. My concept for this bike...

Thanks for the replies. My concept for this bike is to have a lovely rider that I don’t hesitate to lock up to a bike rack outside a restaurant or the grocery store. I have others that are terrific...
02-18-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,117
Posted By Honusms

Miyata 1000 questions

I came by a 1981 Miyata 1000 in my size (!). Kind of scuffy on the outside but pristine on the inside. I’m thinking that some woman received the bike from her man in hopes that she’d enthusiastically...
02-18-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

Thank you, RiddleOfSteel. I’m very new to this...

Thank you, RiddleOfSteel. I’m very new to this brifter stuff, but I think I’ll get used to it. Just need to keep track in my mind where the chain is ... The challenge of getting the aesthetics...
02-17-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By Honusms

Amazing :love:. Wonderful outcome of a worthy...

Amazing :love:. Wonderful outcome of a worthy project. Sooooooooo jealous!!!
02-17-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By Honusms

1981 Bertoni Superlight - latest iteration

Thanks to BF members Snibop (frame and panto’d bits) and Brockd15, I gave myself hours of entertainment putting this together. I originally built it up with period correct Campy parts, but somehow it...
02-17-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 978
Posted By Honusms

Absolutely lovely! Keep us posted on its...

Absolutely lovely! Keep us posted on its progress!
02-17-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,422
Posted By Honusms

Working on installing a 10 speed setup for my...

Working on installing a 10 speed setup for my Bertoni Superlight. My husband got a kick out of my solution to a very stubborn fixed cup on the old bottom bracket. Hey - it worked! Thanks to a BF...
02-15-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,391
Posted By Honusms

I have some really nice classic bikes and enjoy...

I have some really nice classic bikes and enjoy them to the max - when the weather’s kind and I have the time to savor their qualities. But these two sit by the door and see the most mileage around...
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