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05-13-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Meper

The single ring is working perfect. I can use all...

The single ring is working perfect. I can use all 10 gears on the cassette without any troubles. The drive train is very stiff. I can stand up and apply all the force I have and I have the feeling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-13, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By Meper

It is probably not the inner tube that is the...

It is probably not the inner tube that is the problem but the tire itself. It is better to "over inflate" a bit. I go +7 bar on my tyres (6.2 bar written on tyre). Kevlar tyre was not good for me. I...
05-08-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

315606315607315608Here is what it ended up with....

315606315607315608Here is what it ended up with. The Vitus that was not a Vitus but a "BÝrge Kildemoes" (Danish brand). The only Vitus was the rear drop outs........
Forum: Framebuilders
04-30-13, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Meper

It made a big difference to remove the paint from...

It made a big difference to remove the paint from the crown. The cup went relative easy no. Compared to the old head set of steel the A9 is just a bit "longer" so I have just enough "space" on the...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-30-13, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Meper

Thank you for the advices. I will remove the...

Thank you for the advices. I will remove the paint and give it one more try. Then I have to find a support for the drop outs. It would have been good if the "paint shop" as covered the crown before...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Meper

It is a 26.4 diameter and a "similar" steel head...

It is a 26.4 diameter and a "similar" steel head set was mounted before the painting (the new one is alu). It may be the first layer paint that causes the troubles so it is difficult to mount the cup...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Meper

Mouting bearing cup on a newly painted steel fork

I have just got a 1" steel fork back from painting and I am going to mount the bearing cup for the head set on the fork (Stronglight A9). I have the tool to do it but no tools (jaws) to hold the...
04-28-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Meper

Where I live it is not legal to run a track bike...

Where I live it is not legal to run a track bike on the street (without breaks).....but many of the young people does it.....and uses the pedals to break (lean forward and block the rear wheel). For...
04-28-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Meper

Fixed gear......so the pedals follows the...

Fixed gear......so the pedals follows the rotation of the rear wheel. Many of these has no breaks? ....like a track bike.....but probably you will not go downhill on such a bike? ...it can be...
04-28-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Meper

If you go downhill on a fixie with no freewheel...

If you go downhill on a fixie with no freewheel and no breaks......and loose the pedals.......how do you handle such a situation? ....do you try to go "slalom"? ....this is not a fun situation?
04-28-13, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

OK! ......Yes....I am Building a 1 x 10. An...

OK! ......Yes....I am Building a 1 x 10. An older steel frame which is soon getting back from painting. Wheels are Fulcrum Quattro which has a 11s hub and I am using a SRAM 1070 10s cassette......so...
04-28-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

I did not understand this question......can...

I did not understand this question......can somebody explain?
04-28-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

Now I have ordered from "Blackspire". Your Leader...

Now I have ordered from "Blackspire". Your Leader 722 looks like a nice bike. If I go singlespeed one day it is probably something like this I want. The bike with gear I am building has also an...
04-28-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

Thank you! .....I have added the link to my...

Thank you! .....I have added the link to my favourites......now I will se how good blackspire.com is.....
04-28-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

I am building a bike with gear (SRAM 10 speed...

I am building a bike with gear (SRAM 10 speed cassette) but I want a crank with only one chainring. To get a really quality crank it seems a track crank is the only option? ......now I have...
04-28-13, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

I have looked at their homepage many times but...

I have looked at their homepage many times but got the impression that you should be a dealer to be able to buy. But I will try and see what happens......Thank you!
04-28-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By Meper

Blackspire 144BCD, 3/32" chainrings

I someone knows a web shop where I can get a Blackspire 144BCD 50t-53t 3/32" chainring I will be happy. The reason for 3/32" is that they are claimed to work with a 10s chain. There are a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-13, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

Yes I have asked this question to an ebay seller...

Yes I have asked this question to an ebay seller and also to the guy from Finland in this forum. In the meantime I got answer from Blackspire and their 144 BCD 3/32" chain rings are made for 10s...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

That is good so I can use my Miche track crank...

That is good so I can use my Miche track crank for road use. I only need a confirmation that the 144mm BCD, 3/32" rings can take a 10s chain (e.g. a SRAM PC 1071).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

Thank you! ......I will try go get into contact...

Thank you! ......I will try go get into contact with him. I have not posts enough yet to be able to send a PM. I work on it.....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

Yes, that is the question in the moment. I also...

Yes, that is the question in the moment. I also found that Blackspire makes some BCD 144, 3/32". But again.....there is the question about the narrow chain. The next is to find a dealer which sells...
04-27-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By Meper

Campagnolo chain ring 144 BCD, 3/32", 10 speed chain

Will a vintage Campagnolo chain ring in 144 BCD, 3/32" for road be compatible with a 9/10 speed chain?

I have a Miche Advanced track crank set specified as 1/8" BCD 144 (5 bolts). I want to use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

I am searching the web in the moment to see if I...

I am searching the web in the moment to see if I can find something. It seems the older Campagnolo Record chain rings are 144 BCD?...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Meper

Chainring BCD 144 for 3/32" 9/10 speed chains

Is it possible to get a chain ring (5 bolts) in BCD 144 for 3/32" 9/10 speed chains?

I want to use a Miche track crank on a bike with 10 speed SRAM cassette. I will prefer a 50t, 52t or 53t chain...
04-14-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Meper

I have another head set made of steel......I...

I have another head set made of steel......I could use the spacer from this set but I will probably just file the flat area. I have never seen a fork where the spacer with the flat area was intended...
04-14-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,022
Posted By Meper

Ok.....but what does the "B" stands for?

Ok.....but what does the "B" stands for?
04-14-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,022
Posted By Meper

My guess is that it is the adjustment screw that...

My guess is that it is the adjustment screw that are very close to axel where you attach the derailleurs to the frame.....?
04-13-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Meper

Then I file the washer! .....it is alu....so...

Then I file the washer! .....it is alu....so it should not be that hard......
04-13-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,022
Posted By Meper

OK, so you use the adjusters to fine tune the...

OK, so you use the adjusters to fine tune the wheel so it sits exact in centre. So frames are not that accurate. Do you also get "vintage" adjuster screws or just buy a new set? ....it seems to be...
04-13-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Meper

Stronglight A9 alu headset locking washer

I have got a Stronglight A9 alu headset which has a locking washer to be installed just under the locking nut at the top. The locking washer must be intended for forks which has the same "shape" as...
04-13-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,022
Posted By Meper

Thank you for the answers. I think I have a good...

Thank you for the answers. I think I have a good feeling for how to adjust the rear wheel. I have a set of adjustment screws which I will install then my frame comes back from painting.
04-13-13, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,022
Posted By Meper

Adjustment screws for rear drop outs

Are the adjustment screws for the rear drop outs necessary? ......do you use them? .....and if you do how should they be adjusted? .....the rear hub has to be approx. in the "middle" or more...
04-13-13, 03:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,822
Posted By Meper

This "model 531" is for sale in the moment where...

This "model 531" is for sale in the moment where I live. It is a 57cm. But it is quite expensive......approx $250....but it may be negotiated to $200. 310364
04-07-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 551,963
Posted By Meper

I like the "simplicity" of these bikes and also...

I like the "simplicity" of these bikes and also the look. I considered one myself but I think it will be difficult to select a proper gearing......but better "too small" a gearing than "too...
04-07-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 551,963
Posted By Meper

What are the primary use for these "fixed gear"...

What are the primary use for these "fixed gear" bikes? .....town bikes......or also longer rides? .....do you have different gearings on your bikes so you have one for different purposes? ...
04-07-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Probably only the rear dropouts..........are...

Probably only the rear dropouts..........are "vi(r)tuous".......most of the rest are "reynoldous"......both frame and cromed fork will end out being silver-gray metallic.
04-07-13, 03:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Yes, but now I know that it is as least something...

Yes, but now I know that it is as least something Reynolds would put their name on :-) ....and as it was sold by a Classic brand (Kildemoes) the quality should be ok. I like the geometri of the...
04-05-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Both the bike repair person and the paint person...

Both the bike repair person and the paint person knew the frame and when I got home I knew what to "goggle" to find out what kind of tubes etc. "Kildemoes" is known for making good solid bikes which...
04-05-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I just realize what is written on the "Tube...

I just realize what is written on the "Tube label": Reynolds, 500, Chrome Moly, Frame tubes ......and not "French tubes" .....but the rear of the bike frame could be french......at least the...
04-05-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I found this "Reynolds table":...

I found this "Reynolds table": http://www.equusbicycle.com/bike/reynolds/Reynolds-tubing-sizes.jpg
04-05-13, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Ok......so OK material but not as light as it...

Ok......so OK material but not as light as it could be. I read another place that 500 is 1mm and 501 is butted down to 0.8mm in the middle? .....but Reynolds is not French....so maybe as you...
04-05-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I am a bit closer to what the frame is. It was a...

I am a bit closer to what the frame is. It was a Danish brand and the bike was called "Kildemoes dykker" or translated "Kildemoes diver" and was original sold with a 650c fork. I found some Pictures...
04-03-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Yes, the painting will be another place. The...

Yes, the painting will be another place. The chrome fork and frame will be sanded and several layers of "fluid". They have painted bikes the last 40-50 years and so. Here are some frames they have...
04-03-13, 01:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I don't know how the frame-restorer will change...

I don't know how the frame-restorer will change the rear spacing from 125 to 130mm....probably by "Cold bending" the frame......and not by stripping it? :-) ......we will see. I just told them...
04-02-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

If it is "fillet-brazed" you should be able to...

If it is "fillet-brazed" you should be able to see the "fillings"? ......"rounded" in the corners" ......it seems not to be in this frame. TIG-welding is with higher temperatures than...
04-02-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

OK, so all we know is that the rear dropouts are...

OK, so all we know is that the rear dropouts are Vitus. If I get the weight of the frame it may tell something and maybe also the frame number? ......could the frame original have been made for a...
04-02-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

Yes, the "Vitus" is written the same place on the...

Yes, the "Vitus" is written the same place on the rear dropouts......I remember this. And I think you are right that the fork is not the "original" for the frame. It seems to be an ok one.....approx....
04-02-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

As I remember the Id no. is not written on the BB...

As I remember the Id no. is not written on the BB and there has been made "cut outs/tunnel" in the BB so the inner wires can come though. A picture would be better. The frame is now at an old famous...
04-02-13, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I have removed the Campagnolo bottom bracket and...

I have removed the Campagnolo bottom bracket and is it "English" BSA (ISO Square). It will be refit with a Miche Primato 53t crank and bracket. The number and more pictures I can provide when I get...
04-02-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,623
Posted By Meper

I know the pictures are bad (not taken by me but...

I know the pictures are bad (not taken by me but by the person I got it from). I can supply with much better pictures when I get the frame back. But when making a goggle search on "Vitus TT" I have...
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