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10-20-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14,302
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Posted By JaccoW

Took our bikes onto the new metro that goes to...

Took our bikes onto the new metro that goes to the beach and rode over to another city

http://i.imgur.com/8Qkl3Xo.jpg (https://imgur.com/8Qkl3Xo)
10-18-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,888
Posted By JaccoW

If one of my bikes ever get stolen I'll just...

If one of my bikes ever get stolen I'll just refer them to my project threads on here. :D
10-13-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By JaccoW

I would suggest asking the folks over at the...

I would suggest asking the folks over at the Commuting subforum (https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/) but my advice wouls be to stop being a weigh weeny and buy a lock that is strong enough to lead...
10-12-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By JaccoW

They still make and sell those. I've seen them...

They still make and sell those. I've seen them used a few times around here but most people prefer an actual child carrier in the front. Kinder buiszadel...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,203
Posted By JaccoW

I might be able to do that but not this week. ...

I might be able to do that but not this week.

This is what they look like on the tyre:
http://i.imgur.com/89qOYwfh.jpg (https://imgur.com/89qOYwf)

And with flash on:...
10-06-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,919
Posted By JaccoW

Don't you know only children and tiny people ride...

Don't you know only children and tiny people ride 26 inch wheels around here? ;)

If you can tell me which model is on the Whale I could try getting my hands on the rear mounting bracket.
Shoot me...
10-03-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Brought the bike back from the shop today....

Brought the bike back from the shop today. Everything was clean and now the bottom bracket was a lot easier to insert.

I also took the rear carrier from the RoadAce and put it on here.
...
09-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By JaccoW

Oi, we were there first! Fun fact, the...

Oi, we were there first!

Fun fact, the Netherlands has 32 times the number of people of Canada's NL, in about 8% of the total land area. :D

On-topic: I'm pretty sure this is a Dutch-market...
09-30-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

I just asked them to tap the threading. Facing...

I just asked them to tap the threading. Facing the shell isn't as necessary on square taper and since this frame will spend quite some time outdoor I don't want to risk the rust.
Even with proper...
09-30-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a Dutch-built Raleigh Competition to...

Looks like a Dutch-built Raleigh Competition to me. ;)

The dead giveaway would be engraving near the headbadge or the top of the seattube. Usually a Dutch postal code.
Another one to look for is...
09-30-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle was known for building Raleigh bikes at...

Gazelle was known for building Raleigh bikes at the time as they were part of the same group.

In fact, I shipped a very similar Raleigh Competition from the Netherlands to the US earlier this year...
09-27-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Got some small parts in to properly mount the...

Got some small parts in to properly mount the wheel. Most notably the bolts for the axle. Turns out the 5-speed uses a different sized bolt that the older 3-speeds.
http://i.imgur.com/yZtOHUKh.jpg...
09-23-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Still waiting for the bottom bracket... but I can...

Still waiting for the bottom bracket... but I can assemble the cranks already right? :P

http://i.imgur.com/hpFbstm.jpg (https://imgur.com/hpFbstm)
09-23-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,320
Posted By JaccoW

And be very aware that many vintage Stronglight...

And be very aware that many vintage Stronglight 49D or Spécialités TA cranks require different crank pullers. 23.35mm for the Stronglight and 23mm for the TA. Modern cranks use 22mm.

Another...
09-20-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

noglider I have a vintage pair of Weinmann's on...

noglider I have a vintage pair of Weinmann's on my Batavus and a modern pair of Berthoud's on the Gazelle Lausanne (https://i.imgur.com/KvgC5d0.jpg).


The (expensive) package from Japan came in...
09-19-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,506
Posted By JaccoW

Period correctness? Not something I worry about...

Period correctness? Not something I worry about at all. While I do try to keep the styling as "classic" as possible I have absolutely no qualms about putting modern components on if they don't spoil...
09-17-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By JaccoW

Not sure you would like the disintegrating...

Not sure you would like the disintegrating plastic fenders I had on most of my bikes originally. I think I have one with its original fenders and those are stainless steel.

EDIT:
Gazelle Grand...
09-15-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

I used DTSwiss. What is Edd? The SRAM G9 is a...

I used DTSwiss. What is Edd? The SRAM G9 is a fairly beefy hub as well right?

I really like the look of this! :love:
http://i.imgur.com/i6s9cnC.jpg (https://imgur.com/i6s9cnC)

More glamour...
09-14-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Wheelbuilding isn't going that great right now so...

Wheelbuilding isn't going that great right now so I switched over to disassembling the frame.
This gave me a good opportunity to weigh the frame itself.

While I did leave the headset on, I think...
09-13-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

While I wait for some new parts to arrive this...

While I wait for some new parts to arrive this afternoon I was thinking about the rest of the bike.

I'm probably going to reuse the stainless steel handlebars from the RoadAce but for colors I was...
09-13-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Getting ready to build a wheel this weekend. :D ...

Getting ready to build a wheel this weekend. :D

http://i.imgur.com/A5xR6H2h.jpg (https://imgur.com/A5xR6H2)
09-12-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,288
Posted By JaccoW

This depends heavily on where you live. Around...

This depends heavily on where you live. Around here in the Netherlands I think I see them on about 50-60% of bikes.

Road (racing) bikes however rarely have them as the people who ride those hardly...
09-08-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,919
Posted By JaccoW

That 2.4W hub might not be much of a problem....

That 2.4W hub might not be much of a problem. Keep in mind that the main reason why LED lights got brighter and brighter is because they got more efficient.

You can probably easily run a regular...
09-07-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Test fit before disassembly of the entire bike. ...

Test fit before disassembly of the entire bike.

http://i.imgur.com/Y0WyS4Y.jpg (https://imgur.com/Y0WyS4Y)
09-06-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Nothing big today but I received the front rack I...

Nothing big today but I received the front rack I plan to use on this bike, a Pelago Commuter front rack - size M (https://www.pelagobicycles.com/pelago-commuter-front-rack.html).
It's a stainless...
09-03-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,180,095
Posted By JaccoW

Anybody looking for a 70cm (27.5 inch) 3-speed?...

Anybody looking for a 70cm (27.5 inch) 3-speed? ;)
Marktplaats.nl...
09-02-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,919
Posted By JaccoW

You could probably get a lot of spare parts for...

You could probably get a lot of spare parts for the bike at Hollandbikeshop.com including the B+M Secula...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By JaccoW

Crane E-ne polished "gold" brass bell: ...

Crane E-ne polished "gold" brass bell:

http://i.imgur.com/0hM0mtXh.jpg (https://imgur.com/0hM0mtX)

Classic Gazelle bicycle bell:

http://i.imgur.com/qjnGXtVh.jpg (https://imgur.com/qjnGXtV)
...
09-02-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By JaccoW

Trans-X security release...

Trans-X security release (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trans-X-Security-Release-Silver-Skewer/dp/B000XD019E)
Contec security skewers...
08-28-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

They are all part of Ryde nowadays. From their...

They are all part of Ryde nowadays. From their own history page (https://www.ryde.nl/history):

Van Schothorst bought Rigida in 1989, taking Rigida Group as their new name.
Rigida Group buys...
08-24-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks. :) I hope to start disassembly next...

Thanks. :)

I hope to start disassembly next week and to make some photos of the unique parts on this bike, one of which is the rear dropout.

This one is not mine but does give you an idea how...
08-23-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,074
Posted By JaccoW

1996 Koga-Miyata SilverAce Project

At the beginning of this year I was looking for a new project to build a C&V inspired commuter for myself.
I have a soft spot for drum brakes and IGH's so a 3-speed bike was a good basis to start...
08-19-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,180,095
Posted By JaccoW

I have taken apart one of the "newer" 4-speed...

I have taken apart one of the "newer" 4-speed trigger shifters and restored it to working order but I don't think I will have to with this one.
It seems like a waste of the patina at least.

Here...
08-16-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,631
Posted By JaccoW

And there I am carrying this toolkit every time I...

And there I am carrying this toolkit every time I go out. :D

The Knipex wrench plier is great for every single bolt between 0-27mm. Shame it isn't a bit bigger or else I could have adjusted my...
08-16-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,418
Posted By JaccoW

http://i.imgur.com/XzKRQAX.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/XzKRQAX.jpg (https://imgur.com/XzKRQAX)

Rode 112km (69miles) around lake Garda in Italy the day before yesterday. 2100m (6890ft) of elevation because I accidentally went up a...
08-02-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,824
Posted By JaccoW

According to the package:

According to the package:
08-02-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By JaccoW

It is one of those things you do, just because...

It is one of those things you do, just because you know it's there. So yeah, for me it was for aesthetic reasons. ;)
I did however need to bend the spokes inwards a bit.

I do have an alloy...
07-30-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,331
Posted By JaccoW

That's already a damn nice looking bike! I would...

That's already a damn nice looking bike! I would suggest just leaving the paint and giving it a protective coating or something.

I would suggest keeping an eye on that sidewall dynamo though. Not...
07-27-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By JaccoW

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Flag_of_Finland.svg/2000px-Flag_of_Finland.svg.png
Finland :D

Finnish =/= finish.

Ontopic: My best guess is that the original cranks...
Replies: 68
Views: 7,309
Posted By JaccoW

Neither do you apparently. Guide to VAT...

Neither do you apparently.

Guide to VAT refund for visitors to the EU - ec.europa.eu...
07-13-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I think you hit the nail on the head. ...

Thanks! I think you hit the nail on the head.

A recreational vehicle that's being used to ride as fast and hard as possible should logically be stripped of all non-necessary parts.

Whereas a...
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,104
Posted By JaccoW

Hey, you know what they say; "If you live long...

Hey, you know what they say; "If you live long enough, you will get cancer. (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/beastly-behavior/201805/why-everyone-will-eventually-get-cancer)" ;)

Now back...
07-04-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,919
Posted By JaccoW

It should be fine with the regular 70mm X-FDD. I...

It should be fine with the regular 70mm X-FDD. I have heard the 90mm XL being compared to disc brakes when it comes to stopping power and especially 'stoppies' won't do the fork any good.

And...
07-04-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,919
Posted By JaccoW

A fun build indeed! Is the 77 a drum brake bike...

A fun build indeed! Is the 77 a drum brake bike already? Otherwise that fork won't like one and you run the risk of bending/breaking it.
06-12-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 337,182
Posted By JaccoW

I don't think I have posted the end result of my...

I don't think I have posted the end result of my Gazelle Lausanne build yet.

Reynolds 531ST frame and fork with 42mm x 700C tyres and dynamo lights since this is supposed to be a year round...
06-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,486
Posted By JaccoW

+1 on not sawing off the pump pegs. My Gazelle...

+1 on not sawing off the pump pegs. My Gazelle Super Licht has that and it always makes me kind of sad a previous owner did that. :(
06-10-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 590,532
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle Lausanne Before: ...

Gazelle Lausanne

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/dvNEB10h.jpg (https://imgur.com/dvNEB10)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/KvgC5d0h.jpg (https://imgur.com/KvgC5d0)

Build thread: 1995 Gazelle Lausanne...
06-06-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21,577
Views: 2,180,095
Posted By JaccoW

As always with Sturmey Archer parts; British eBay...

As always with Sturmey Archer parts; British eBay (https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=sturmey+archer+shifter&_sacat=0). (Sturmey Archer Quadrant...
05-30-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,365
Posted By JaccoW

Nice! Do I spot internal cable routing and a DI2...

Nice! Do I spot internal cable routing and a DI2 8-speed Shimano hub?
05-25-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,227
Posted By JaccoW

Getting this chainguard fitted. It came with all...

Getting this chainguard fitted. It came with all the bits and pieces but the bike I mounted it on is a 531 mixte frame with oversized downtube. Clamp wasn't big enough. Build something myself using...
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