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06-15-19, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Hudson308

Fork's bent. :innocent:

Fork's bent. :innocent:
06-15-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By Hudson308

Whatever it is, it's sweet and my size. :)

Whatever it is, it's sweet and my size. :)
06-15-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

Good job getting it all to work! :thumb: It's...

Good job getting it all to work! :thumb:
It's great that you got the chain to work on the big/big. Experienced riders will tell you that may not be completely necessary, as that's not a cross-chain...
06-13-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,251
Posted By Hudson308

Nice work! Like gugie, making it all look as...

Nice work! Like gugie, making it all look as simple as creme brulee!

Fire.
Heh. Heh.
Let's burn something.
06-13-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Hudson308

Tutti Fruity...

Tutti Fruity...
06-11-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Hudson308

Could you use one of those hanger extensions that...

Could you use one of those hanger extensions that are sometimes included with crazy-big (40T) cassettes?
06-11-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,870,859
Posted By Hudson308

Would love to see pics of that. I just had a huge...

Would love to see pics of that. I just had a huge (57cm ST, 60cm TT) '83 Grizzly frame powdercoated in a slightly-more-flashy version of the original "Sierra Blue".
06-11-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By Hudson308

Nice job on the touchup! A little late now, but...

Nice job on the touchup! A little late now, but one other slvent you might have tried was lacquer thinner. A bit stronger than mineral spirits or kerosene, but not quite as aggressive as...
06-11-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,580
Posted By Hudson308

Yep. You stole it. :)

Yep. You stole it. :)
06-10-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Hudson308

Spectacular example of a very cool bike.

Spectacular example of a very cool bike.
06-10-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,949
Posted By Hudson308

Mostly true, unless you bought a touring...

Mostly true, unless you bought a touring Paramount in '73. ;)
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1010957_2a0a6fa02b625ded791dc564db487d1e17e09682.jpg...
06-10-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,192
Posted By Hudson308

If your 700 is a Multitrack, this might be a...

If your 700 is a Multitrack, this might be a tough conversion with your cantilever brakes. The good news is that you should be able to stuff some pudgy rubber in there using the stock wheels.
06-10-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

Third-ring spacers appear to be 5mm thick.

Third-ring spacers appear to be 5mm thick.
06-09-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By Hudson308

No need for a road trip, if you're 5'4" or so... ...

No need for a road trip, if you're 5'4" or so...
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/d/saint-paul-1973-lambert-10-speed/6891342831.html...
06-09-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,262
Posted By Hudson308

There's an old Russian proverb that can be...

There's an old Russian proverb that can be paraphrased "He is wise who can learn from another's mistakes".
I'm not that smart.
06-08-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

Not sure how thick the spacers are... they're the...

Not sure how thick the spacers are... they're the factory ones. I can measure them sometime in the next day or two. When I took it apart to refurbish it, I was a bit surprised that all three rings...
06-07-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,409
Posted By Hudson308

Admittedly gorgeous stuff! :love: I assume this...

Admittedly gorgeous stuff! :love:
I assume this wasn't a random selection. What's it all destined for? Have you posted the Cinelli before?
06-07-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By Hudson308

Here's what a swaged crank looks like from the...

Here's what a swaged crank looks like from the front. Note the arm/spider interface.
...
06-06-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

Well thank you for enlightening us that models...

Well thank you for enlightening us that models made in Japan during this period were made by Bridgestone.
I would have just assumed Panasonic, like it was in the mid-70's. :)
06-06-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

I'm not one to disagree with you lightly Tom, but...

I'm not one to disagree with you lightly Tom, but I'm pretty sure mine was brazed in Greenville, MS.
I believe a number of other Schwinn models were made in Japan that year, however.
06-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By Hudson308

The factory rings on that 86mm BCD Sekae Super...

The factory rings on that 86mm BCD Sekae Super Custom crank were 50-42-28. As shown in the photo, I'm currently running 50-40-28.
06-06-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Hudson308

Beautiful work on a worthy subject! Good luck...

Beautiful work on a worthy subject! Good luck with the hoods! Maybe randyjawa can share the forum name of the member so we can ping him.
06-04-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,514
Posted By Hudson308

I assume the pictures don't have to be black &...

I assume the pictures don't have to be black & white, or even that old, but I've got this one. I saved it because of the little guy on the homemade (?) motorized jeep, and the Hudson in the...
06-04-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By Hudson308

They've all got potential, but I sure hope you've...

They've all got potential, but I sure hope you've greased those seat posts & stems!
06-04-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,593
Posted By Hudson308

Please share photos of that one as well!

Please share photos of that one as well!
06-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 2,658,158
Posted By Hudson308

I agree that the purple UO8's are especially...

I agree that the purple UO8's are especially attractive. I emailed the seller and offered the services of a local shop that can straighten that Hi-Ten fork to the point where it will be geometrically...
06-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17,391
Views: 2,658,158
Posted By Hudson308

'Nother one. I love the graceful curves on...

'Nother one.
I love the graceful curves on these vintage French forks!
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/bik/d/minneapolis-mens-vintage-peugeot-10/6901491196.html
...
06-04-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,409
Posted By Hudson308

For beauty alone, without regard for function: ...

For beauty alone, without regard for function:
Shimano 600 Arabesque
1st Gen Suntour Cyclone
1st Gen Shimano Dura Ace/Crane
Sachs New Success
06-03-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,343
Posted By Hudson308

Well... the Wright Brothers did originally make...

Well... the Wright Brothers did originally make bicycles. :innocent:
06-03-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Hudson308

The serial number on your Antelope should be on...

The serial number on your Antelope should be on the bottom of the bottom bracket shell (bottom of the frame under the crank), often underneath a plastic cable guide.
These bikes are pretty...
06-03-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Hudson308

Those Mafacs are good brakes. Maybe you could...

Those Mafacs are good brakes. Maybe you could splurge on some Kool Stop pads?
06-03-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 336,958
Posted By Hudson308

Alright guys, I found another Columbus-tubed one....

Alright guys, I found another Columbus-tubed one.
This one was listed cheap on the local CL as a Trek 912. Since there is no model by that number shown on the Vintage Trek website, I needed to take...
06-03-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,593
Posted By Hudson308

'76 Sentinel Whisper purchased from the original...

'76 Sentinel Whisper purchased from the original owner, complete with owner's manual. Complete Shimano groupset including hubs and fingertip controls. Check out that reflector. Headwinds would be...
06-02-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 336,958
Posted By Hudson308

Yes, I agree. Roll it out as best you can, to...

Yes, I agree. Roll it out as best you can, to remove any high spots around the area to be filled. Then JB weld and sand/feather.
Yes, This might require refinishing for an invisible repair, but...
06-02-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 336,958
Posted By Hudson308

I wouldn't use a Fitz-A-Dent to pull that ding....

I wouldn't use a Fitz-A-Dent to pull that ding. I've thought about trying that myself, but the spot welding process heats the metal more than I would be comfortable with for these special lightweight...
05-31-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,264
Posted By Hudson308

Yes, Happy Anniversary Tom! Now we'll all...

Yes, Happy Anniversary Tom! Now we'll all remember it!
05-31-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,264
Posted By Hudson308

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1010949_7bbb8ddba756cf042597e5e409e9c0d4f59b1251.jpg...
05-31-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Hudson308

Also F. Gimondi (FSA), ENE Ciclo (Gran Compe).

Also F. Gimondi (FSA), ENE Ciclo (Gran Compe).
05-30-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Hudson308

Um. Wow. :love:

Um. Wow. :love:
05-30-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hudson308

Yes, please. I suspect I'm not the only one who...

Yes, please. I suspect I'm not the only one who would find both of those bikes interesting.
I found this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1172778-kenko-not-zebrakenko.html) you...
05-30-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hudson308

Got a thread started with pics for the build?...

Got a thread started with pics for the build? Sounds interesting. :)
05-30-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,630
Posted By Hudson308

I prefer to affix the decals before building up...

I prefer to affix the decals before building up the bike. This allows optimum accessibility, and the work can be done with the frame on a bench or table....
05-30-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hudson308

Yeah, what he said. :thumb:

Yeah, what he said. :thumb:
05-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By Hudson308

As has been noted, finding a bike that physically...

As has been noted, finding a bike that physically fits you will be priority one. Some adjustment can be made to the seat height and setback, as well as the stem height, but you need to find one with...
05-24-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By Hudson308

'73-75 Schwinn Voyageur and Sports Tourer came...

'73-75 Schwinn Voyageur and Sports Tourer came with (Schwinn branded) Shimano derailleurs, and could be ordered with (Schwinn branded) Suntour barcons. The Voyageur also came with Dura-Ace cranks.
05-24-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Hudson308

What a dramatic change... really nice work! ...

What a dramatic change... really nice work!
Seedless cotton diaper batting, available cheap at most fabric stores, works great for polishing as well.
05-24-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By Hudson308

My guess is an attachment bolt for a chain guard.

My guess is an attachment bolt for a chain guard.
05-24-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By Hudson308

Looks alot like randyjawa 's former example,...

Looks alot like randyjawa 's former example, except for details like how the RD is attached. Very cool.
Any idea how old? Maybe around 1960?
05-24-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,165
Posted By Hudson308

That's pretty much how I do it as well. Very...

That's pretty much how I do it as well. Very happy with the results.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1010845_5ea967b21a849cbe2e5ee4438c96664cc6465ee9.jpg
05-23-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 925
Posted By Hudson308

That thing is gorgeous. Full drive-side shot,...

That thing is gorgeous.
Full drive-side shot, please! :thumb:
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