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05-08-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By bwilli88

I have a couple of them here in Cambodia. They...

I have a couple of them here in Cambodia. They are useful to add derailleurs to bikes with track ends which are typically older 3 speed IGH stepthru bikes.
05-08-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By bwilli88

Just go to a good hardware store and buy a good...

Just go to a good hardware store and buy a good brand of socket sets, both metric and imperial.
Lowes now owns the Craftsman brand.
Only buy bike specific tools from Bike tool companies.
Get other...
05-08-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By bwilli88

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I...

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I feel you will not know the difference until you need a new one.
05-05-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By bwilli88

Long term bike storage

I live in Cambodia and travel to the US every year or so. I keep a number of bikes in both places.
That means my bikes have not been used for 3 years (thanks Covid) that are in the States.
I...
05-05-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 771
Posted By bwilli88

Rain here in Cambodia is epic. Some times it...

Rain here in Cambodia is epic. Some times it just hurts to ride. But fun.
05-05-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,120
Posted By bwilli88

Mash or Spin?

When riding along and you find the going is too easy or maybe a bit hard. Do you shift up or stay in the easier gear or down to a bit harder and mash?
05-05-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By bwilli88

Because shifting the rear is so much easier to...

Because shifting the rear is so much easier to trim or shift.
05-04-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By bwilli88

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru...

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru bike here in Cambodia that I took to the US after I had recentered the hub.
It is now a dingle speed....
05-04-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By bwilli88

Take off the front derailleur and the cable. Buy...

Take off the front derailleur and the cable. Buy a single chainring that fits your crankset, choose the tooth count you want. Shorten the chain to fit.
Ride it.

You might want to purchase...
05-04-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,865
Posted By bwilli88

This is probably the first one I would think of. ...

This is probably the first one I would think of.
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05-04-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,178
Posted By bwilli88

You could go with a Dingle speed. I have a...

You could go with a Dingle speed.
I have a 17-21 2 speed freewheel using it with a 49x45 Chainset gives 2 nice GI ranges of 80 and 59.5,
or with 46x42 which gives 75 and 55.5 GI. the nice thing...
05-02-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By bwilli88

I typically have used a larger tire up front, It...

I typically have used a larger tire up front, It has worked for me but I tend to like wider tires over all.
05-01-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By bwilli88

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side...

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side you remove it from. Take off the keeper nut and the cone from the NDS and pull the axle. Be prepared to have some bearing fall out but this will make...
04-30-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By bwilli88

That is called the bottom bracket. Ebay or many...

That is called the bottom bracket. Ebay or many of different bicycle vendors.
04-30-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By bwilli88

Then it becomes a city bike...

Then it becomes a city bike...
04-28-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 984
Posted By bwilli88

Velo-Orange SS cage ...

Velo-Orange SS cage
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04-27-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bwilli88

looking at Bianchigirls post inthe link, this...

looking at Bianchigirls post inthe link, this Project 5 is about the closest yet
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04-27-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 109,378
Posted By bwilli88

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04-27-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 940
Posted By bwilli88

Take it to a automotive machine shop and see if...

Take it to a automotive machine shop and see if they would magnaflux it.
04-27-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 654
Posted By bwilli88

I am not sure what I would go with. My...

I am not sure what I would go with.
My Gugiefied Witcomb or my Maxwell for frames
The Witcomb
Thinking about a 7700 9 speed setup
Ideal
7703 RD
7700 FD for double
7700 DT shifters or Brifters...
04-27-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By bwilli88

scarlson I would be interested in those A319s if...

scarlson I would be interested in those A319s if the Op is not interested.
04-25-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By bwilli88

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.
04-25-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61,505
Views: 9,280,161
Posted By bwilli88

AMF Roadmaster...

AMF Roadmaster...
04-25-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bwilli88

Oh that is nice but misses the 700c/29r wheel...

Oh that is nice but misses the 700c/29r wheel size.
04-24-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bwilli88

That link is not working for me.

That link is not working for me.
04-23-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By bwilli88

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was...

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was born with only one hand. I used a grip shifter for the RD and a thumbie for the FD and a double brake lever for the brakes. It works her. Her arm is...
04-23-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 374,399
Posted By bwilli88

Here is probably my most souped up SC...

Here is probably my most souped up SC...
04-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,668
Posted By bwilli88

All my bikes are gravel bikes. I really like my...

All my bikes are gravel bikes.
I really like my Pro-Tour, My Fuji Stratos, My Pure Fix Cleveland, and My Maxwell....
04-23-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,246
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my...

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my motorcycle.
04-22-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By bwilli88

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat. A...

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat.
A Fuji Stratos with 105 group but with Dura-ace bar-end shifters....
04-22-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17,195
Views: 1,846,335
Posted By bwilli88

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji...

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji Stratos. My second repaint and total rebuild. I had this group set, Shimano 105, on my Zunow.
Never used bar end shifters before. It would be...
04-21-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 85
Igh
Views: 3,379
Posted By bwilli88

I have a 5 speed SA hub and a 3 speed Shimano hub...

I have a 5 speed SA hub and a 3 speed Shimano hub here in Cambodia and sense no difference in engagement.
04-21-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,733
Posted By bwilli88

I thought is was way back when with this? ...

I thought is was way back when with this?
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Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By bwilli88

Here is mine, I got it for free and is probably...

Here is mine, I got it for free and is probably worth in original state about $100...
04-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bwilli88

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a...

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a Gugieized 650b Witcomb and that will do quite nicely as my Allroad tourer.
Another bike I have but is not a more compact frame like my Maxwell
I have...
04-21-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By bwilli88

Help me find a vintage lugged frame that is similar to this...

This is my All-road bike, I would like to duplicate it only in a vintage lugged type frame with decent frame materials. It has a decent fork rake, Cantilever brakes, is capable of at least 700Cx 50mm...
04-20-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,593
Posted By bwilli88

Love the Nishiki, here is my All-Road ...

Love the Nishiki, here is my All-Road

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04-20-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By bwilli88

I buy great screwdrivers, pliers, and wrenches....

I buy great screwdrivers, pliers, and wrenches. Very good specific bike tools, e. g. cassette removal, bottom bracket removal, and cone wrenches. I also buy allen wrenches by the handful, if I round...
04-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 687,682
Posted By bwilli88

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When I got it. ...
04-18-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By bwilli88

So I ended up with Barcons... I used a...

So I ended up with Barcons...
I used a different set of brake levers, bars, stem and DT stops....
04-17-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,873
Posted By bwilli88

I will probably join in late May or June.​​​​​

I will probably join in late May or June.​​​​​
04-15-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By bwilli88

Got one and other SS bikes see below. this...

Got one and other SS bikes see below.

this thread is about my Fuji which will be 9 speed...
04-15-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 849
Posted By bwilli88

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the...

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the local tires are simple to slide on by hand. It is the fancy ones I have a problem with.
04-15-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By bwilli88

I highly recommend changing the bottom bracket to...

I highly recommend changing the bottom bracket to the recommended length. I have a bike I changed to a 1x9 and the chain kept popping off because the bottom bracket was too long.
Also I prefer to...
04-15-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By bwilli88

I second that, shall we vote?

I second that, shall we vote?
04-15-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, Not Nitto. Old Schwinn bars I think, not...

Nope, Not Nitto. Old Schwinn bars I think, not sure but a real nice Rando bar.
04-15-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By bwilli88

Barcons, DT, brifters, ???

Rebuilding my Fuji and I have a nice set of 105 yellow label shifters, derailleurs, cranksets, & brakes. I know the frame is not vintage but the group set is. Trying to decide a couple of things....
04-14-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 404,902
Posted By bwilli88

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage...

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage but it is what I am working on. Getting some parts on, trying to decide Barcons or DTs 2x9...
04-14-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By bwilli88

I am moving more of my bikes to riser bars. ...

I am moving more of my bikes to riser bars.
This worked for my mixed terrain rides here in Cambodia...
04-14-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,293
Posted By bwilli88

Here is another one. ...

Here is another one.
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-ritchey-break-away-cross-bicycle/7304537581.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_5w5wPVUqsi9z_0CI0lM_600x450.jpg
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