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06-09-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By novalyx

Freewheel stuck on freehub

Hi there,

need some help taking this apart. Any ideas as to which way to rotate?
...
07-22-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By novalyx

Interested in bottechia deluxe. Can you post pics

Interested in bottechia deluxe. Can you post pics
09-14-18, 07:18 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 389,208
Posted By novalyx

Usually I would flip the bike upside down and...

Usually I would flip the bike upside down and spray penetrating oil down the fork so that it reaches the stem. Rinse and repeat every hour or two. The next day, I would flip the bike back over with...
09-13-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,218
Posted By novalyx

hermanchauw What do you buy on taobao and is it...

hermanchauw What do you buy on taobao and is it that much cheaper than ebay or aliexpress for other stuff aside from bicycle parts?
09-11-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,254
Posted By novalyx

Interested in nishiki cresta, pm coming

Interested in nishiki cresta, pm coming
07-17-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 389,208
Posted By novalyx

To save yourself from having to clean the vaccuum...

To save yourself from having to clean the vaccuum cleaner first, use cheesecloth or grab a pair of pantyhoses from the dollarstore and put it over the vacuum tube held on by an elastic :)
07-16-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By novalyx

For some odd reason, my computer isn't showing...

For some odd reason, my computer isn't showing any pics at all.
07-12-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By novalyx

Might be interested, can I get some pics?

Might be interested, can I get some pics?
06-11-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By novalyx

I believe I have a campagnolo centaur front mech...

I believe I have a campagnolo centaur front mech if you're interested, but depending on how soon you need it. I'm from Canada and shipping would be killer, but if you're not in a rush, I can probably...
05-28-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By novalyx

I checked out bikesauce over the weekend and no...

I checked out bikesauce over the weekend and no luck. I might have to make a trip over to bikepirates later in the week, but Kitchener is definitely too far!

Thanks for the help so far everyone.
05-23-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By novalyx

LF: Raleigh Quill Stem Part

Hi All,

I've seem to have misplaced the part below when I was taking apart the bike (the part comes from a raleigh sprite). Does anyone have this stem that they're not using and wouldn't mind...
04-10-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By novalyx

Don't mean to jump in his thread, but since...

Don't mean to jump in his thread, but since Hobbiano found his, I'm also interested in the same thing. Please pm me as well.
02-24-18, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By novalyx

Interested in the stem only. How much shipped to...

Interested in the stem only. How much shipped to 14305?
11-26-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,510
Posted By novalyx

agmetal what is that chainring, crank and cover?...

agmetal what is that chainring, crank and cover? They fit together so nicely!
11-24-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By novalyx

Yes, I took them apart and got them back together...

Yes, I took them apart and got them back together successfully. I didn't go as crazy as to breaking it down to the individual components, but I broke it down like this person.
...
11-24-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By novalyx

I'd say the best bet would be to run it through...

I'd say the best bet would be to run it through an ultrasonic cleaner with degreaser to get rid of all that old grease (I don't have one so I didn't do this, but rather, I spray bombed the opened...
11-23-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By novalyx

I've disassembled the 600, 5400 tricolor and RSX...

I've disassembled the 600, 5400 tricolor and RSX brifters and they are all exactly the same. Use this link here as instructions and you can take them apart easily!
...
Replies: 33
Views: 4,991
Posted By novalyx

I agree with Tmar, op needs to post pictures of...

I agree with Tmar, op needs to post pictures of his actual bike isntead.

As for the pictures he's reposting, I don't think columbus decals extend beyond the blue border, which makes me think the...
11-21-17, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By novalyx

bump

bump
11-17-17, 10:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,338
Posted By novalyx

I bought these cable cutters and they're amazing....

I bought these cable cutters and they're amazing. Looks exactly like the felco's

https://www.princessauto.com/en/detail/wire-and-spring-cutter/A-p8380677e
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

Before trying the home brew I tried loosing it...

Before trying the home brew I tried loosing it again and it managed to loosen up! Another small win today. The fixed cup is now out.

Here's the fixed cup removed:...
11-14-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By novalyx

No colour preference but will need a frame set...

No colour preference but will need a frame set with no dents/damage. Paint chips are fine
11-14-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,690
Posted By novalyx

What are those rubber grommet things called that...

What are those rubber grommet things called that are on the derailleur housing that is preventing the cables from rubbing the head tube?

Btw, amazing build!
Forum: Touring
11-14-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,300
Posted By novalyx

If you don't want the old parts, I'm interested...

If you don't want the old parts, I'm interested in them!
11-14-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By novalyx

ISO: 48cm CTC bike frame

Looking for a 48cm frame CTC for a friend who is a girl. The one she is currently riding is too big for her so we need to get her changed over to it. Looking for a light road frame for regular pivot...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

Thanks T-mar, I'll grab one from the dollarstore...

Thanks T-mar, I'll grab one from the dollarstore tonight!
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

So my fixed cup is also stuck stiff. I tried to...

So my fixed cup is also stuck stiff. I tried to do the method 3alarmer mentioned, but it's still frozen solid. I put some liquid wrench in it and I'll be buying some acetone and ATF fluid tonight....
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

Waiting for my fixed wrench tool to come in, but...

Waiting for my fixed wrench tool to come in, but in the meanwhile, the drive side cup was so seized, I had no choice but to destroy it. Took forever and no damaged threads

All things that I had...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

Sorry guys, been away a while. The bb is so...

Sorry guys, been away a while. The bb is so stuck. Feels like someone used some adhesives in it cause it wouldn't budge at all. I took it to the LBS and it ended up destroying their tools on the...
07-05-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By novalyx

Serial number on the frame is IS499957. Here's...

Serial number on the frame is IS499957. Here's the ad for the bike.

80's circa miele | road | Kawartha Lakes | Kijiji...
07-04-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By novalyx

ID Miele Hi Tens

Hi there,

Can anyone ID this Miele? I'm not even sure if it's a Miele as I've never seen one made of Hi Tens, but the logos are definitely interesting.

Miele Bike Pics...
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By novalyx

Hello from T dot. The internal cable routing...

Hello from T dot. The internal cable routing grommet on the top tube of the Miele looks like it's broken and will end up letting water in the frame depending on how its been built. Don't forget the...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

For some reason I am leaning towards the Team...

For some reason I am leaning towards the Team Issue model and the reason why is that it all seems to match up in terms of how the frame looks:
...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

It's been in an OA bath for two days so far with...

It's been in an OA bath for two days so far with brass brush scubbing every 6-10 hours and everything doesn't look too bad. I want to try and retain the paint, but chances are, I might have to use...
Replies: 23
Views: 3,970
Posted By novalyx

Gardin Rebuild Log

Rescued a bike over the weekend, but the bike is in horrible condition and the seat tube has lost its binding bolt and the original owner seemed to have shimmed it with some type of fabric paper. I'm...
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By novalyx

Lol, she gets a brand new one. I'd rather buy a...

Lol, she gets a brand new one. I'd rather buy a used one for myself since I'm not in a rush and can just ride on my road bike for the time being.

I also see the misalignment at the curves as well,...
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By novalyx

Thanks all, learning plenty from this forum!

Thanks all, learning plenty from this forum!
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By novalyx

Front End Collision? Pass?

Hey all,

Now I'm trying to get a bike to ride with the gf on Sundays and saw this bike. Does it look like the front fork is bent?

Police Auctions Canada - Nishiki 18-Speed Classic Road Bike...
05-30-17, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By novalyx

Nishiki Prestige

Hi there, has the frame been sold yet? If not, will you be willing to ship to 14305?
03-28-17, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By novalyx

Interested in Speedplays if he doesn't take!

Interested in Speedplays if he doesn't take!
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By novalyx

Is it just me or does one side of the bottom...

Is it just me or does one side of the bottom bracket look like it's been worked on so much that you can no longer remove it?
09-19-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By novalyx

It's the inside DO of the chainstay drive side. I...

It's the inside DO of the chainstay drive side. I bought the frame online and saw it during inspection so I don't know the history of it, I'll have to ask the seller.
09-19-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By novalyx

I just got the frame online and noticed that the...

I just got the frame online and noticed that the cracking paint is throughout the entire frame so I blame it on cheap pinarello paint along with the frame being mistreated.
09-19-16, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By novalyx

Of course I want to bring it to my LBS to find...

Of course I want to bring it to my LBS to find out what it truly is, but I just wanted a general consensus as I will not be able to bring it there until later in the week. While I'm at work, I...
09-19-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By novalyx

Paint Chip or Crack?

Hi All,

What does the little crack like thing look like to you guys near the dropouts where the yellow line is:

http://i.imgur.com/kqbeIgV.jpg
09-05-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61,519
Views: 9,284,715
Posted By novalyx

Miele Equipe - DuraAce!

Looks really nice and clean

https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_90xtprP6a8k_1200x900.jpg

Miele 14 speed road bike (http://wyoming.craigslist.org/bik/5716558538.html)
21" Light Pink and Purple...
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By novalyx

Bicycle Frames, which one?

Hi All,

I'm looking into bidding on one of two frames, but I'm not sure which one is better?

Look KG 243 (Columbus Neuron tubing)...
09-01-16, 07:47 AM
Replies: 61,519
Views: 9,284,715
Posted By novalyx

Somec Promax road bike Columbus Max tubing...

Somec Promax road bike Columbus Max tubing Campagnolo components 54cm - $750 (Greenpoint)

Somec Promax road bike Columbus Max tubing Campagnolo components 54cm...
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By novalyx

Somec Frame, what tubing

Is anyone able to tell what model based on tubing on this ebay item here? Auction says it's aluminum. Is 7lb 14oz heavy for the current setup?

Somec 22" 55 8 CM Road Bike Frame With Campagnolo...
Replies: 32
Views: 6,624
Posted By novalyx

If you don't like the frame, I'd gladly buy it...

If you don't like the frame, I'd gladly buy it off you
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