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05-25-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Seizedpost

I got a 5/16-24 nut to work. I had to force it a...

I got a 5/16-24 nut to work. I had to force it a little, it isn't the correct size, but it fits. I don't feel great about doing it wrong, but at least it's fixed.
05-25-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Seizedpost

As I stated earlier, much to everyone's...

As I stated earlier, much to everyone's confusion, the threads on the pedals I am trying to repair are very slightly different from standard. I would need to retap the threads in my crank to replace...
05-24-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Seizedpost

No, the cones and locknuts are all right hand...

No, the cones and locknuts are all right hand threaded. Only the threads where it attaches to the crank on the nds are left threaded.

Before I place an online order, does anyone have an extra M7...
05-24-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Seizedpost

The threads on the spindle, where it attaches to...

The threads on the spindle, where it attaches to the crank, are very slightly differnet from modern standard ones. This is not my main issue. It is an unnecessary detail that I should have omitted....
05-24-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Seizedpost

The problem is the locknut that holds the bearing...

The problem is the locknut that holds the bearing cone in place. Would it help if I posted a picture of that? It's just a little thin nut.
05-24-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By Seizedpost

Help finding pedal locknut

Hello all,
The local hardware store has failed to help me. I'm getting desperate.
I stripped a pedal locknut on my 1959 Maino. The old pedals measure as standard thread, they look like standard...
05-24-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,971
Posted By Seizedpost

Are you sure they aren't fractional? The nut...

Are you sure they aren't fractional? The nut fits perfectly into a 7/16" socket, it's too big for 11mm and too small for 12mm.
05-23-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,424
Posted By Seizedpost

Sorry to bring this thread back from the dead,...

Sorry to bring this thread back from the dead, but I have the same question. I'm fixing up a 1967 Hercules with a Sturmey Archer 3 speed, and there's noticeably more resistance when freewheeling...
05-23-17, 02:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,971
Posted By Seizedpost

Can someone help me figure out what size locknut...

Can someone help me figure out what size locknut I need for this bike's pedals? I stripped one.
The (non-stripped) nut threads onto an M7 x 1.0 bolt, but an M7 x 1.0 nut will not thread onto the...
Forum: For Sale
05-20-17, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,180
Posted By Seizedpost

FS: Fuji Redlof folding mtb

Here's a 1990s Fuji folding bike. Everything works, I just don't really mountain bike and want to clean the basement.
It has lower end components but rides nicely.
Seat tube length is 18.5" CTT....
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

Can you ask him what size it is? The seller told...

Can you ask him what size it is? The seller told me 22.5" but it looks bigger than that.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

And he sold it out from under me. Which one of...

And he sold it out from under me. Which one of you was it?:foo:
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

I'm meeting the seller in a couple days. He says...

I'm meeting the seller in a couple days. He says it's a 22.5" frame, measured from the center of the bottom bracket to the top of the seat tube. It looks bigger, we'll see. If that's it's true...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

I contacted the seller yesterday and have not...

I contacted the seller yesterday and have not heard back. As of two days ago he said the bike is still available, and I told him I was interested.
04-30-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Seizedpost

Nashbar front rack with 'braze on' mounts

Hello all,
This may be a dumb question, but has anyone successfully mounted a Nashbar lowrider front rack on a bike with mid-fork screw holes, instead of using the included clamps?
Thanks!
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

Brian3069, I just searched Trek TX900 and they...

Brian3069, I just searched Trek TX900 and they all seem to have clamp on cable guides on the top tube. I suppose these could have been brazed on during the repaint?
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

What size frame do you guys think it is? I'm...

What size frame do you guys think it is? I'm 5'7" and ride a 58cm frame with plenty of seatpost showing. I have a 32" inseam.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

Ok, I think I'll buy it. This looks like a fun...

Ok, I think I'll buy it. This looks like a fun time.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

Does it seem like an odd mix of parts? That...

Does it seem like an odd mix of parts? That Sugino crank looks kind of 70s.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

Ok, thanks. Worst case scenario I suppose I...

Ok, thanks. Worst case scenario I suppose I could part it out for a profit.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,519
Posted By Seizedpost

What's this Trek?

Hello all,
Can any of you help identify this Trek for sale?
https://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/6086211758.html

It seems to be a repaint, the NDS chainstay says "paint by Veiler", so I guess...
04-30-17, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By Seizedpost

Sold

I got this bike a little while ago, it looked interesting and was more or less an impulse buy. I've fixed it up and used it a little, it's a nice-riding bike but I really don't have space or need...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,964
Posted By Seizedpost

D, except you don't need a truing stand. I just...

D, except you don't need a truing stand. I just use the bike.
04-25-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Seizedpost

That's exactly what I'm doing, thanks again for...

That's exactly what I'm doing, thanks again for the input. I do still need that extension though.
04-25-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Seizedpost

I ended up just buying a non-threaded hitch pin...

I ended up just buying a non-threaded hitch pin and cotter pin, it fits in the hole perfectly. Now I need to get a hitch extension. The rack hits my bumper cover before it's inserted into the hitch.
04-25-17, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Seizedpost

Car rack hitch bolt

Hello all,
I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but I have a car rack question. I got a Rhode Gear car rack for free, because the threads for the hitch bolt are gone. The bolt seized in, and...
Forum: Touring
04-23-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,393
Posted By Seizedpost

I'm sure they're not the best, but if you're on a...

I'm sure they're not the best, but if you're on a tight budget I've been very happy with my Nashbar panniers. You can get a pair for $50.
04-18-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Seizedpost

I found a 26.6 seatpost, and tried that. I was...

I found a 26.6 seatpost, and tried that. I was just able to wedge it in to the top, and then the gap in the back of the seat tube was bigger on top than on the bottom. 26.6 seems too big.
I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,503
Posted By Seizedpost

My mistake, thanks for clarifying.

My mistake, thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,503
Posted By Seizedpost

Physics classes treat the coefficient of friction...

Physics classes treat the coefficient of friction as a constant. The maximum frictional force (so your maximum braking or cornering force) equals the coefficient of friction times the normal force...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,503
Posted By Seizedpost

The mechanics of friction as taught in high...

The mechanics of friction as taught in high school are simplified, assuming a constant coefficient of friction. The coefficient of a tire's friction decreases as the normal force per unit area...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-17, 10:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,228
Posted By Seizedpost

I do all my own maintenance, but maybe there...

I do all my own maintenance, but maybe there should be a fourth option for people who oil their own chains and go to the LBS for cable adjustment?
Forum: Foo
03-31-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Seizedpost

At worst it needs a new chain and cassette. It...

At worst it needs a new chain and cassette. It shouldn't be too hard to fix.
03-31-17, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Seizedpost

Oh, so it is Tange? I wondered. It doesn't...

Oh, so it is Tange? I wondered. It doesn't actually say "Tange" anywhere.
The serial number is Y2 0632, any idea what that means?
03-30-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13,650
Views: 2,771,668
Posted By Seizedpost

I picked up this Sekine for $75. With how bike...

I picked up this Sekine for $75. With how bike prices have been lately in my city I think I got a good deal.
The seatpost is too small (need to find a 26.2), it has a junk saddle, and some cable...
03-30-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Seizedpost

Thank you. I'll get a 26.2. So that's what...

Thank you. I'll get a 26.2.
So that's what this is, a Sekine SHS 270. It looks like this one but blue:
197? SEKINE SHS270 - INTRODUCTION...
03-30-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Seizedpost

3speedslow, if you have one of these and it...

3speedslow, if you have one of these and it wouldn't be too inconvenient, I would greatly appreciate it if you could check. I'm not in any hurry.
03-30-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By Seizedpost

Canadian Sekine seatpost diameter

Hello all,
I just picked up an old Canadian-built Sekine off of Craigslist. It has an incorrect, too small seatpost. The compression of the seatpost clamp from being overtightened makes it hard to...
03-29-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Seizedpost

WTB: French thread lockring, ~125mm bottom bracket shaft, 175mm crank

Hello all,
I am looking for a French thread lockring (I already have both cups) and a bottom bracket shaft of around 125mm.
Most importantly, the "C" dimension on a shaft measured like this needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,896
Posted By Seizedpost

Why is it called the 33? What does 33 mean?

Why is it called the 33? What does 33 mean?
03-23-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By Seizedpost

How bad is it to use an English lockring on a...

How bad is it to use an English lockring on a French bottom bracket? I'm building an old UO-8 and don't have a French lockring.
And yes, I know this is an old thread.
03-20-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,143
Posted By Seizedpost

My main road bike is a 1985 Sagres with triple...

My main road bike is a 1985 Sagres with triple butted Valite tubing. It's actually a very light frame, my bike weighs 21.5 pounds. All I did was convert to DT shifters, install aluminum chain rings...
03-20-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,653
Posted By Seizedpost

Panaracer Paselas, especially the 27" size MKS...

Panaracer Paselas, especially the 27" size
MKS toe clips
Plain silver aluminum seatposts
03-16-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,971
Posted By Seizedpost

This one has been a good conversation starter.

This one has been a good conversation starter.
03-16-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,971
Posted By Seizedpost

I'm riding the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany...

I'm riding the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany this spring, and I'm thinking about using this bike instead of my Fuji. Am I crazy?
The 700x38 tires could help.
02-27-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,934
Posted By Seizedpost

I forgot all about this thread, I should update...

I forgot all about this thread, I should update it. The person I was building it for, who wanted the interrupters, was too big for it and also realized he wanted an upright cruiser. He ended up...
02-27-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 673,180
Posted By Seizedpost

Here's the S12-S LTD I took on a 400 mile tour...

Here's the S12-S LTD I took on a 400 mile tour last summer, right before I left. Maybe an aggressive setup for touring, the bike was/is a little small for me, but I was comfortable....
02-27-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,008
Posted By Seizedpost

I have ridden somewhere in the neighborhood of...

I have ridden somewhere in the neighborhood of 6-800 miles on the 700 x 25 Michelin Pro 4 Service Course tires on my 1985 Fuji. The front looks ok, with some cuts. The rear has just as many cuts...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,683,433
Posted By Seizedpost

"Hot," I like the color scheme. ...

"Hot," I like the color scheme.
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f206/aselsley1/IMG_20161017_135227015_zpsla3h2ahf.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By Seizedpost

I use the new right-arm method of signaling when...

I use the new right-arm method of signaling when I'm on a newer bike, but on my classic and vintage bikes I try to be period correct and use only my left arm.
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