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09-19-22, 07:04 PM
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Posted By tFUnK

To better handle the forces from the disc brake...

To better handle the forces from the disc brake on the NDS? 🤷‍♂️
09-19-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Bill Kapaun

We've got bling and we know how to show it? (ZZ...

We've got bling and we know how to show it? (ZZ Top)
07-22-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By himespau

Here is a link to a different Carrera road bike...

Here is a link to a different Carrera road bike with similarly crimped tubing. Lots of sales fluff, but they claim it's some form of Nivicrom. https://steel-vintage.com/carrera-yellow-220124-02-06
07-22-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Bianchigirll

Interesting shape. This seems to be the importer...

Interesting shape. This seems to be the importer but you could try contacting them.

https://carrerabicycle.com/contact-2/
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice big late 80's early 90's classic steal...

Very nice big late 80's early 90's classic steal Track bike with great frame made just before they went to the near freak funny bikes in the early 90's. I would agree even local sale $1200 is not...
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By DMC707

Nice bike

Nice bike
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By TugaDude

Wow! That is pretty. From what I gather,...

Wow! That is pretty. From what I gather, Carrera began making frames in 1989, so it is no older than that. On their website they still offer steel frames, but no track models. Deda is mentioned...
11-29-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By repechage

Makes me want to have an anniversary year...

Makes me want to have an anniversary year frame... one of the calipers has substitute pads and holders but those can be found.
I even have a "no-flute" crank set. Almost correct.

Someone buy...
11-25-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By sch

Ditto, really shocked when I realized that...

Ditto, really shocked when I realized that Speedplay sold out to Wahoo which promptly discontinued
all pedals except the newest road racing pedal. So my four pairs of Frogs bought in the 2001-5...
11-25-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

+1 for MacMwnci! I ride X2s, have done so since...

+1 for MacMwnci! I ride X2s, have done so since their first all Al body generation and have 6 bikes with them. When I heard of the company sale I scrambled to get the few spare cleats I could. I...
11-25-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By MacMwnci

"Anybody know exactly what these are?" Worth...

"Anybody know exactly what these are?"

Worth a fortune, that's what! It's an absolute crying shame that when Wahoo bought out Speedplay they elected to not only cease the manufacture of most of...
11-24-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By pdlamb

Speedplay "updated" their cleats maybe 5 years...

Speedplay "updated" their cleats maybe 5 years back. These are the newer version. IME they'll work on older versions of Frog pedals, but they're a little more fiddly to install. Just make sure...
03-27-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By krakhaus

That tab brazed on is perfect to just bolt one...

That tab brazed on is perfect to just bolt one to. Here you go.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x152/s_l300_e41bd9bceb82208cd14575a48344f12e888fc5f4.jpg...
03-27-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By obrentharris

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search...

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search "chain stay cable stop." You will find a dizzying array of them.
Your local bike shop is also a good place to look.
Brent
03-27-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By due ruote

Is that a Schwinn? When I converted a Crisscross...

Is that a Schwinn? When I converted a Crisscross I just added a clamp on housing stop. If it’s like the one I did, there is a standard RD hanger under that guard.
03-27-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By gugie

That's a SunTour S-1 hanger. rhm has one, I...

That's a SunTour S-1 hanger. rhm has one, I modded an old CERA frame (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157712484653933) for him to add it.
02-26-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,470
Posted By tricky

Tagging the OP krems81 to notify him just in case...

Tagging the OP krems81 to notify him just in case he's still active
02-24-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,470
Posted By tubescreamer

this was my dream bike that was stolen

Are any of these still available? I am 5'8" so these in particular may be too big but I am determined to find one of these again. I owned one of these for a few years and I rode it all over NYC every...
11-29-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By obrentharris

I own a pair of these and will caution that the...

I own a pair of these and will caution that the serrations on the nut wear out quickly and then provide insufficient grip when used with horizontal dropouts. Work fine for me with vertical dropouts....
11-29-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By P!N20

From here:...

From here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215429-who-makes-elegant-quick-release.html#post21745361
11-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By 79pmooney

I would as I am going to go back to sew-ups but I...

I would as I am going to go back to sew-ups but I have to wear out the rims I'm on first and sadly, I replaced them just a couple of years ago. So that it might sit a few more.

Tubasti - a great...
04-28-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Litespud

my experience is with Campagnolo so TIFWIW - I...

my experience is with Campagnolo so TIFWIW - I slowly upgraded over the years from 8 to 9 to 10sp, at one point running an 8sp crank with a 9sp chain and a 10sp RD, cassette & shifters, with no...
04-28-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By 70sSanO

It's been a long time since I went through this,...

It's been a long time since I went through this, but IIRC, there could be an issue running a 7 or 6 speed crank with a 9 speed crank because of the gap between the chainrings and the narrower chain....
04-28-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Retro Grouch

8 speed chains are a little wider than 9-speed...

8 speed chains are a little wider than 9-speed chains. There is a reason they specified the crankset as an 8-speed.

My general philosophy is, if I already OWN components I'll test fit most any...
04-26-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Charliekeet

Thanks for confirming (and sorry to the OP for...

Thanks for confirming (and sorry to the OP for any thread-jackishness)! I had seen them for about $20, missed them, and lately they’ve been out of stock as you said (only curved-back around), or on...
03-15-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,470
Posted By SilverSteve

Still longing for one...

Gosh, I inquired a year ago about buying one, figured they went like hotcakes. If krems hss any left, I'm still psyched to get one.! A Japanese Dutch bike... now, THAT'S unique!
Boston
March, 2020
03-13-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,470
Posted By Schwinneffect

Miyata Commuter Review

There isn't much information on teh interwebz about the old Miyata Commuter, so I'm bumping this old thread. I purchased one of these new/old bikes from Krems a few months ago, and I've put a few...
01-14-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By Hudson308

Yep :thumb:

Yep :thumb:
01-14-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By Manny66

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your...

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your done.
01-13-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By thumpism

I'd use JB Weld and make sure I squished a little...

I'd use JB Weld and make sure I squished a little down into the tube to sort of "wrap" the binding stuff over the edge of the hole in the tube, like they do in "plaster and lath" walls. Oil the...
01-13-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By obrentharris

It looks like it was held on for all these years...

It looks like it was held on for all these years by nothing more than the paint. The JB Weld will be much stronger.
Brent
01-13-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By jackbombay

Hmmm, I would certainly use it on my own bike, on...

Hmmm, I would certainly use it on my own bike, on someone else's the stakes are a bit higher, but its quite tough, JB weld website claims a tensile strength of 3960 pounds per square inch of adhesion...
01-13-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By non-fixie

I'm not familiar with JB Weld, but if it is some...

I'm not familiar with JB Weld, but if it is some sort of super glue, then yes, that's what I would do. And like jackbombay says, prepare the surfaces meticulously.
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By jackbombay

That is what I would try, zero paint damage. ...

That is what I would try, zero paint damage.

I would carefully use a file to remove the rust and even take the corner of the end of the file and giuge up both surfaces as much as I could to give...
01-13-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By thinktubes

JB Weld

JB Weld
01-09-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By BigChief

It can be tricky setting drive screws by hand....

It can be tricky setting drive screws by hand. The body of the screw is supposed to be .001 to .002 over the size of the hole, so it has to be a perfect match. I think .002" might be a bit too tight...
01-09-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By KenNC

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!

Really helpful compilation here, thanks!
01-08-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By aland2

Use a little bit of copper wire off an electrical...

Use a little bit of copper wire off an electrical house mains cable to form a rivet, using a chisel inside the tube as an anvil.Toffee hammer and careful blows.
01-08-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By bertinjim

krems81- Head badge rivets from Velo Heaven?...

krems81-

Head badge rivets from Velo Heaven? Come in 3 different sizes: https://www.velo-heaven.co.uk/collections/head-badge-fixings/products/pack-of-x6-bicycle-head-badge-rivets
...
01-08-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By speedevil

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0...

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0 that I bought from McMaster-Carr. I'm happy to put a few of each size in an envelope to you, just let me know. PM is fine.
01-08-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By tyler_fred

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few...

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few different sizes and was very generous to share. You should reach out to him.
01-08-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By John E

I use small screws, as mentioned above, although...

I use small screws, as mentioned above, although I should try small pop rivets.
01-08-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By Mad Honk

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available...

Screws in thread sizes of 3 X.5 mm are available and should be easy enough to tap out on the frames. Next size up is 4 X.7 mm and the heads may be too bulky but if using stainless screws they can be...
01-08-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By Velo Mule

Drive pins are the usual way to fasten the...

Drive pins are the usual way to fasten the headbadge if it was done that way originally. Some headbadges used pop rivets these are also available in small sizes.

This is the link to drive pins...
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