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05-15-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By clubman

New and old

~ 1970 B15
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05-15-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24,543
Views: 2,950,475
Posted By clubman

More Resilion

You're in Southern Ontario, maybe close to TO? John (Engler?) is the owner of Jet Fuel Coffee shop and 20 years ago, he gave me a set of Resillion brakes including cables. I gave them back after a...
05-14-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24,543
Views: 2,950,475
Posted By clubman

Spectacular tandem. Not really a go-fast club...

Spectacular tandem. Not really a go-fast club bike with those Resillion cantilevers but you're right to leave it original. You could clean it up nicely. Early Clauds are fine bikes.
Are the rims...
05-14-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By clubman

There were some nice biplane forks on Norco...

There were some nice biplane forks on Norco Bigfoots (and others)varound '85. Not as elegant as the MB-1's but in the same vernacular. '84 and earlier had .883 steerers though....
05-13-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,301
Posted By clubman

Mudsucker - Early mtn bike Fred - most of...

Mudsucker - Early mtn bike

Fred - most of us...once
05-12-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By clubman

The art of keeping your bike quiet is to keep...

The art of keeping your bike quiet is to keep pushing big gears, always. Like Big Mig.
05-11-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By clubman

Yup, the clamp adjuster is worth the cost.

Yup, the clamp adjuster is worth the cost.
05-11-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By clubman

I'm the feller down the road and happy about it....

I'm the feller down the road and happy about it. :thumb:
Pics will be coming.
05-11-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By clubman

Nice looking, hate la cable routing.

Nice looking, hate la cable routing.
05-10-21, 08:01 PM
05-09-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,240
Posted By clubman

The Sachs SDS-8 was indeed 120 but not a 38...

The Sachs SDS-8 was indeed 120 but not a 38 tooth. At least you got 8 cogs...:)
05-09-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,240
Posted By clubman

They don't, or didn't. Suntour made a 38 as did...

They don't, or didn't. Suntour made a 38 as did Sachs. Of course it was helicomatic but it was still a thread on.
I'm sure there's specific engineering arguments for why they didn't go bigger but...
05-07-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 27,684
Posted By clubman

Newest member of the family, my daughters boxer,...

Newest member of the family, my daughters boxer, Prince. He's awesome.


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05-06-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By clubman

I think you're almost all set to go with some...

I think you're almost all set to go with some Suntour barcons. They're considered the most reliable by most and you can usually get them at around $40. Redress the cables, bar tape, tune-up etc. I...
05-06-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24,543
Views: 2,950,475
Posted By clubman

The pedals were bad but there was a run on them...

The pedals were bad but there was a run on them about 25 years ago when a lot of guys were rebuilding their Raleigh Choppers. I saw NOS pars go for up to $100 when ebay was the wild west for...
05-06-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By clubman

Abracadabra. ...

Abracadabra.


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It looks like a...
05-05-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,462
Posted By clubman

Guess I'm old.. Every 28 mm tires is supple if...

Guess I'm old.. Every 28 mm tires is supple if you remember riding fast clinchers in the late 80's and 90's. 23 mm was normal for most but I rode many 18 - 20's at high pressures on Open 4CDs. Was...
05-05-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By clubman

There were straight seat posts made with bumps...

There were straight seat posts made with bumps that were meant to keep the seat from sliding down too far and distorting both seat and your arse. One of those?

Maybe someone tapped the post in...
05-05-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By clubman

It's all those bloody 'one size fits all' soft...

It's all those bloody 'one size fits all' soft steel cotters causing most removal issues. Harder steel, a good vice and file if needed and cotters last decades.
05-05-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,353
Posted By clubman

That's the best I have. The impression is so...

That's the best I have. The impression is so feint but I've had so many folks look at it in perfect lighting conditions, magnification, all of it. I think I see Whieler Hawk
One DDR expat thought...
05-04-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,419
Posted By clubman

~ '50 BH Solite hubs again. Yes a few cogs were...

~ '50 BH Solite hubs again. Yes a few cogs were spun on and off https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc04586_4d32df2a6414f2cf2975e8cb4822d458da9036f3.jpg
05-04-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By clubman

Geez, I'd totally blanked on the rod brake...

Geez, I'd totally blanked on the rod brake clearance. Give me a a measurement. I think my brackets may be Sports as well. Centre of the steerer to the rod clearance maxes out at about 5 cm.
I had...
05-04-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By clubman

Not an expert, just a customer. I have about 15...

Not an expert, just a customer. I have about 15 vintage Brooks, NO date codes. These threads make me crazy. :eek:
05-04-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By clubman

I think it's real and a B17 Short with the wrong...

I think it's real and a B17 Short with the wrong stamp. I'd wager the tops are the same size.
...
05-04-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By clubman

To me it looks like the internal supports for...

To me it looks like the internal supports for panniers
05-03-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By clubman

Cool. Lots of spot rust on these as an...

Cool. Lots of spot rust on these as an alternative. We'll see how the restore goes.
05-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By clubman

WTB: porteur rack

Looking for a VO or other porteur style rack for my Miyata hybrid cultural transformation to une belle bicyclette. Anything out there? (yes shipping to NS will cost.)
Pm's are fine.
05-03-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By clubman

Left to right, old to newer? PM if you want one. ...

Left to right, old to newer? PM if you want one.

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05-03-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,965
Posted By clubman

Wow, a cottered Campy spindle. Hollow? Don't see...

Wow, a cottered Campy spindle. Hollow? Don't see that everyday.
05-02-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24,543
Views: 2,950,475
Posted By clubman

Spiders are a problem there I see... :eek:

Spiders are a problem there I see... :eek:
05-02-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,036
Posted By clubman

I like the razor cut along the handle bar to get...

I like the razor cut along the handle bar to get the foam off. I think a Confente tribute bike will reap all the accolades you deserve. I'll kick in $5 just to see it.
05-02-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,036
Posted By clubman

Winner winner chicken dinner. I can't make it out...

Winner winner chicken dinner. I can't make it out but it looks like an SR Royal stem? Fluted? Add the bars, the high flange hubs...I'll bet that's going to be a fine bike.
05-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By clubman

A decent mechanic/machinest can add a helicoil...

A decent mechanic/machinest can add a helicoil insert that would hold, it you want to keep it original. It shouldn't be fussy and too expensive, relative to replacement.
05-01-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24,543
Views: 2,950,475
Posted By clubman

Perfect. Sell the Canadian model and tune that...

Perfect. Sell the Canadian model and tune that one up. It's your 'End of Days / Zombie Apocalypse' bike! :thumb:
05-01-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By clubman

Ah, the energy of youth! The headlamp and...

Ah, the energy of youth!

The headlamp and mount looks aftermarket. I have roadster lamp brackets if you need one. Or other sundries.
05-01-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,965
Posted By clubman

I've got a 180 mm steel cottered 5 pin but no...

I've got a 180 mm steel cottered 5 pin but no matching NDS. I think it's Nicklin.
05-01-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By clubman

The bugs go in the mouth, not the eyes. MEC...

The bugs go in the mouth, not the eyes. MEC cycling glasses.

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04-30-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By clubman

Edit. Yes nice cranks and they'll be one along...

Edit. Yes nice cranks and they'll be one along soon enough. Lot's of triples available until you find one.
04-30-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By clubman

Single speed freewheel?

Single speed freewheel?
04-29-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By clubman

I think Insidious has it right. The wheels, brake...

I think Insidious has it right. The wheels, brake levers, bars,and stem are original. Otherwise it's a mish-mash of parts. A steel Solida cottered crank with TA rings? Campy fd with a Titlest rd?
If...
04-29-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By clubman

You've acknowledged that you're chasing something...

You've acknowledged that you're chasing something unattainable, which is a lightweight Pashley. I admire your tenacity but shaving a few pounds off of a 40 lb bike likely won't cut enough weight to...
04-28-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By clubman

Chains constantly evolved imo. Plates got thinner...

Chains constantly evolved imo. Plates got thinner while keeping within tolerances. There's lots of better qualified geeks on the forum to do justice to your question.
04-28-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By clubman

Sorry, I missed that part. Perhaps a pm would be...

Sorry, I missed that part. Perhaps a pm would be better? As I said, not trying to beach too much.
04-28-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By clubman

I think it's because chain manufacturers got...

I think it's because chain manufacturers got better at designing more flexibility into chains as rear blocks increased in width and numbers. They just shift better, especially with Accushift. The 7...
04-28-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By clubman

Pic Assist. Yes this is nice, not uber rare or...

Pic Assist. Yes this is nice, not uber rare or expensive but somewhat desirable. Perhaps it's been modified? TA crank and maybe a Huret Challenger or Eco gears? Look for a date mark on the crank.
...
04-28-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By clubman

Shouldn't really cross post this stuff. Not...

Shouldn't really cross post this stuff. Not trying to be your cop but you should have a membership to post here. Not my rules.
04-27-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,094
Posted By clubman

Probably gone by now.

Probably gone by now.
04-27-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By clubman

I see very little or maybe average wear on the...

I see very little or maybe average wear on the teeth of both chainrings and freewheel. Grab a decent 8 speed chain and swap it. If there's skipping then, it's not hard to find a 6 speed replacement...
04-27-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By clubman

Pic assist ...

Pic assist

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04-26-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By clubman

You effin' nailed it with both the purchase and...

You effin' nailed it with both the purchase and the build. You gotta love 21 lb mtn bikes, especially a RM.
Find me a Blizzard would you? :thumb:
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