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08-21-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By jethro00

<<Shift into the largest front sprocket, smallest...

<<Shift into the largest front sprocket, smallest rear sprocket, hold the rear brake, and stand on the captain’s pedal for a moment. The torque from the chain on the freewheel will thread it on the...
08-17-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By jethro00

I spoke with Todd. Although he cannot say for...

I spoke with Todd. Although he cannot say for sure that the captain's freewheel is causing the problem, that's about what is left to replace. So, freewheels and new bearings are in transit to me. I...
07-19-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By jethro00

I will test tonight or tomorrow and report back...

I will test tonight or tomorrow and report back about when it does and does not grind.
For now, I can provide additional information about how this got started and I have a question. We got the...
07-14-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,824
Posted By jethro00

Joint Venture, thanks for the information. Before...

Joint Venture, thanks for the information. Before I ramp up the torque, I wanted to get confirmation that the lockring is threaded and which direction will loosen it. I'll give it another go.
03-02-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,781
Posted By pipeliner

This sounds like a good way to go.With ole Arthur...

This sounds like a good way to go.With ole Arthur creeping into my wrists, I find drop bars much more comfy for long rides, also like the option of the drops when dealing with headwinds (A fact of...
02-19-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,205
Posted By Arbutus

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of...

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of the current state of the Gitane. Itís been a real joy for us to ride.
...
02-10-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By RichinSC1

Here she is. Before and after pics

Many thanks to all that provided me advice on the rebuild of the 1990 Burley Duet I bought over Christmas.
I paid $200 for the bike and put in a tad over $400 in new parts. I converted from thumb...
02-05-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By RichinSC1

After fine tuning it now works as advertised! ...

After fine tuning it now works as advertised! The key was switching to 40t middle ring.

Thanks all who helped.
09-03-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,154
Posted By jethro00

I have not been able to squeeze out the time to...

I have not been able to squeeze out the time to coordinate with my LBS, so I plan on joining the chain gang. Alan F, I reread your instructions and they are so detailed, it would be a shame to not...
07-24-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,706
Posted By Alcanbrad

If you have family you regularly visit, consider...

If you have family you regularly visit, consider stationing it there so you have a bike to ride when you visit, or make a few changes to make it one you don’t mind getting wet or gritty and use it...
10-29-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 32,202
Posted By johnmc_76

Our bike mechanic son looked at the Exzentriker...

Our bike mechanic son looked at the Exzentriker and couldn't see any reason that it wouldn't work. We shall see...
As for upgrading to disc brakes, I have no desire to head down that rabbit hole...
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