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Posted By zammykoo

Ah, you're right about the friction knob. I know...

Ah, you're right about the friction knob. I know for the most part the design of these bikes are similar between generations, but the knob placement changed. Good to know that your setup is still...
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Posted By zammykoo

carleton I know I'm digging up an old thread, but...

carleton I know I'm digging up an old thread, but I wanted to see how the handlebars have been holding up. Do you still like it? Is there anything you would do differently now that you have spent...
07-04-20, 12:56 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

I just finished making a pair of veg tan leather...

I just finished making a pair of veg tan leather hoods for my 510 :)

Build log gallery for my leather hoods (https://imgur.com/a/UuSxFxm) (awesome pattern...
Forum: For Sale
09-22-19, 07:11 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

^ Nice offering - if I didn't already have a...

^ Nice offering - if I didn't already have a garmin I would have gone for it.
09-08-19, 07:34 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

This frame actually fits pretty well - I have a...

This frame actually fits pretty well - I have a couple of other bikes in this size. The seat post and stem height are still being dialed in as this is a work in progress.
09-07-19, 05:54 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Thanks for pointing that out. It's not my...

Thanks for pointing that out. It's not my intention to burn any member on here, so this information is helpful. I'll check out the article.

I got this in a packaged deal along with other bike...
09-07-19, 12:17 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Lots of beauties on this thread! Here's a...

Lots of beauties on this thread!

Here's a slightly less beautiful and scruffy 510 that I'm rebuilding from random spares. Mostly Suntour Superbe bits with Sugino. Currently with mismatched wheels...
08-15-19, 11:17 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

Certainly! Feel free to PM me with any details.

Certainly! Feel free to PM me with any details.
08-14-19, 08:59 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Scott, I just realized that you mentioned you...

Scott, I just realized that you mentioned you have all of the website content backed up. If you need assistance with putting it back up I would be happy to help. I'm a web designer/developer.
08-14-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,803
Posted By zammykoo

Iíve never owned a vintage Fuji but have referred...

Iíve never owned a vintage Fuji but have referred to that site time after time. Given the circumstances, this may be a good opportunity to recover as much of the site as possible as a mirror. Iíll...
08-13-19, 07:52 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

FS: Selle Anatomica Titanico X - Black Leather

Nice condition Selle Anatomica Titanico X in black leather. I tried it out and while it's super comfortable, just not my style as I prefer stiffer saddles. This is the steel frame version, not...
09-11-18, 08:24 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

I've often wondered about this scenario and how...

I've often wondered about this scenario and how it would be resolved if all "rightful owners" talked to the police. I would imagine one takes the recovered bike and the others would be SOL.
08-29-18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,137
Posted By zammykoo

Yup, it's currently my neighborhood/casual rider...

Yup, it's currently my neighborhood/casual rider and it's growing on me. I had my doubts about the bonded joints when my neighbor gave me the bike, but so far it seems like a solid rider from the...
08-29-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,137
Posted By zammykoo

I've come across some vintage Raleigh catalogs...

I've come across some vintage Raleigh catalogs online while doing my own research after I inherited a 460 recently. You are right about the lack of information out there on these bikes. I just...
08-27-18, 09:43 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

Fantastic job! How long would you say it takes to...

Fantastic job! How long would you say it takes to do an entire brake caliper, wth your 5 step process? Iíve been following other threads on aluminum polishing and need to get around doing my own.
08-18-18, 03:03 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

I will call this done for now because I'm itching...

I will call this done for now because I'm itching for a ride. City/town handlebar conversion is complete, and I finished it off with home-made custom leather grips. :)
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08-11-18, 12:58 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Not bike related but I picked up a couple of...

Not bike related but I picked up a couple of Davidson Star D tripods from a local today for a photography project. These were made in the 1950's I believe.
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08-11-18, 12:49 PM
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Views: 309
Posted By zammykoo

BB-6500 serviceable?

I think I know the answer to this but before I toss it out are there any tips on possibly saving my crunchy BB? RJ the bike guy has a video of servicing a squared taper sealed bb so it gave me hope....
08-11-18, 12:37 PM
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Views: 3,001
Posted By zammykoo

Very nice touring rig.

Very nice touring rig.
08-02-18, 04:18 PM
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Views: 3,102
Posted By zammykoo

If your lever shape is anything like the Suntour...

If your lever shape is anything like the Suntour Superbe, I can send you the pattern I came up with. I pretty much went through the same steps pastorbobnlnh described, but used 4oz veg tanned...
08-01-18, 10:44 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

That's cool that they let you ride your road bike...

That's cool that they let you ride your road bike on the track. Our local velodrome is strict on track bikes only.

Did you try riding the banking?
07-31-18, 10:33 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Alright Crapmaster, I can't fight the temptation...

Alright Crapmaster, I can't fight the temptation any longer. Put me into the mix. I've got some crap ready to go.
07-31-18, 08:55 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

I've got a set of specialized (flag logo) cranks...

I've got a set of specialized (flag logo) cranks in that size without rings if interested. Would you happen to have other items besides cranks for trade?
07-29-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 29,194
Posted By zammykoo

I'm in the middle of a full tear-down and city...

I'm in the middle of a full tear-down and city bar conversion, and made some leather grips. Test fitted and looks good so far.
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07-26-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By zammykoo

I ran by my Ace Hardware this morning to check if...

I ran by my Ace Hardware this morning to check if they had it, but nope. I'm going to grab a set of these. Thanks!
07-26-18, 07:31 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

That was my next step. They measure 2mm, which is...

That was my next step. They measure 2mm, which is much smaller than what I have available. In my assorted set the smallest I have is 1/8".

I was hoping this would be a quick job...
07-25-18, 09:53 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Shimano BR-1050 lost ball bearings

So while loosening the pivot bolt, the ball bearings unseated themselves and scattered themselves on the garage floor. Doh! I managed to retrieve 7 of them (the cage holds 12).

Not sure how common...
07-25-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 410
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Posted By zammykoo

I know I know. Just wanted to mention that I've...

I know I know. Just wanted to mention that I've seen it before on a previously purchased vintage bike where the PO had 3 sections of housing on one cable. It felt really spongy when I pressed the...
07-24-18, 09:25 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Splicing cable housings sound so sketchy! Better...

Splicing cable housings sound so sketchy! Better to be safe than sorry.
07-20-18, 10:55 AM
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Posted By zammykoo

ISO city brake levers for my clunker challenge...

ISO city brake levers for my clunker challenge conversion. I was going to just get some VO levers but would rather keep everything vintage.

I have a pair of drop levers for trade, or other various...
07-17-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By zammykoo

That's understandable. If you would prefer...

That's understandable. If you would prefer painting (instead of stripping to bare alum), that would be much easier. All you would need to do is degrease and scuff up the surface so the new paint can...
07-16-18, 09:23 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Why not take the whole family of 7 on a bike ride...

Why not take the whole family of 7 on a bike ride (together!)

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/d/carrito-4-ruedas-ideal-para/6645194195.html
...
07-16-18, 09:09 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

That's a pretty bike, and congrats on the...

That's a pretty bike, and congrats on the purchase. I think your 3 options are outlined above: strip the paint yourself, have a professional do it, or buy a new rack.

I'm very much a DIYer and...
07-15-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 29,194
Posted By zammykoo

I've been keeping an eye out for a junky find...

I've been keeping an eye out for a junky find like my last year's clunker entry. But this Raleigh 460 Technium fell into my lap a few days ago. A neighbor friend gave it to me before he moved away....
07-15-18, 08:55 PM
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Views: 375
Posted By zammykoo

Price drop - $30 shipped

Price drop - $30 shipped
07-12-18, 04:01 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

I had some time to kill so I thought it would be...

I had some time to kill so I thought it would be cool to plot out the destinations (based off of the locations displayed under forum usernames). I tried using google maps but it ended up capping me...
07-12-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,046
Posted By zammykoo

It's the simplicity of the components and styling...

It's the simplicity of the components and styling of the C&V bikes that I'm drawn to. If the newer bikes aren't so ugly then I'd like them more.
07-11-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By zammykoo

Yes, only while I put some muscle on the pedals...

Yes, only while I put some muscle on the pedals in higher gears. On lower gears it seems perfect.
07-11-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By zammykoo

Interesting. I haven't checked my chain line...

Interesting. I haven't checked my chain line since everything on the bike was original. I assumed that it was set up how the manufacturer intended.

It didn't seem like anything has been modified...
07-10-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By zammykoo

My bad. It was in reference to a standard triple...

My bad. It was in reference to a standard triple outer 110 BCD measurement, which it is. Ring holes measure 64.7mm center-to-center.

And it is not an auction. That was my guesstimate but I am open...
07-10-18, 07:22 AM
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Views: 375
Posted By zammykoo

Specialized ST crank arms 175mm

These are in good condition with no bends or cracks. There is some scuffing near the flag logo on the drive side, other than that there is just some residue and light scratches on the arms. Pedals...
07-09-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,891
Posted By zammykoo

Another high gear crank/chain vibration thread

I'm experiencing crank/chain vibration on a recent used bike purchase and wanted to see if anyone can point me in the right direction. It's a 9-speed Specialized Tricross and I only feel it in the...
07-08-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,116,081
Posted By zammykoo

It's a Raleigh Technium 460, possibly a 1986...

It's a Raleigh Technium 460, possibly a 1986 model but not sure. Components might be all original except for the saddle. It came with a white Specialized Alias 143 saddle, which is nice, but I will...
07-08-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,116,081
Posted By zammykoo

A neighbor friend gave this to me yesterday...

A neighbor friend gave this to me yesterday because he's had it for years and never rode it. He needed to clear out the garage and knew that I was a bike guy and I figured I could put it to good use....
07-03-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 29,194
Posted By zammykoo

Time to start lookin'

Time to start lookin'
07-03-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 335,150
Posted By zammykoo

I have a Sugino SP-K 27.2 if interested.

I have a Sugino SP-K 27.2 if interested.
07-01-18, 05:56 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By zammykoo

x2 They are cheap to replace.

x2

They are cheap to replace.
06-20-18, 05:51 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

Maybe a bottom bracket lock ring wrench is what...

Maybe a bottom bracket lock ring wrench is what you need. This tool has an outer diamter of 46mm and 40mm at the ends of the teeth. If yours measures the same then it might work.

Park Tool HCW-5...
06-19-18, 10:30 PM
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Posted By zammykoo

A bit late here but thanks! I was considering...

A bit late here but thanks! I was considering darkening the downtube decal but I'll need to trace it and get the vinyl cut for it.



Nice work! I also find it easier to shave metal in tight...
06-19-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,159
Posted By zammykoo

I haven't known Bill for long but will echo the...

I haven't known Bill for long but will echo the same sentiments above of his kindness. I hope he's doing well and will return soon.
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