Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: wheelywheel
Showing results 1 to 12 of 12
Search took 0.01 seconds.
12-11-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By wheelywheel

Thank you for all the information. I agree it...

Thank you for all the information. I agree it does not seem like a racing-quality track bike. Perhaps it was meant as a starter track bike for those just getting into the sport? I suppose there is a...
12-09-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By wheelywheel

Omni Japanese Track Bike (1980's) - Info?

I recently purchased this bike:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x973/s_l1600_1fa73e944e39d83ebf972ba3255d67f0d86d44fc.jpg

It is an OMNI "Track" bike. The tubing is 973...
12-08-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,722
Posted By wheelywheel

I have a Shimano Exage Motion sidepull brake from...

I have a Shimano Exage Motion sidepull brake from the 80's. Looks sleek and stops well enough!
12-08-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By wheelywheel

I would be afraid of using petrol (gasoline) --...

I would be afraid of using petrol (gasoline) -- do you really do that? Kerosene has a lower flash point, I think but is smelly. I used to use that many years ago but switched to paint thinner...
12-08-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,112
Posted By wheelywheel

Way back in the 80's I had a book about wheel...

Way back in the 80's I had a book about wheel building, and I built a rear wheel for my Trek 620 because I wanted 4-cross spokes for touring. So odd that we learned everything then from a book and...
12-08-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

So far so good on using the old bearings in...

So far so good on using the old bearings in retainers. Thank you all for the suggestions. I never had a problem with loose bearings in a headset before, but perhaps that was the issue here and it...
12-08-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By wheelywheel

Hey, I realize this is a very old thread. But I...

Hey, I realize this is a very old thread. But I just purchased an Omni track bike like the one described here. Would be interested if the original poster bought that one, and if he ever found out...
12-02-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

Thanks again to all for the suggestions. ...

Thanks again to all for the suggestions.

When I first put the headset together, I had space for one more bearing in each race. This problem occurred then, and so I tried with space for two...
12-01-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

There may be something wrong with this headset --...

There may be something wrong with this headset -- perhaps it was installed incorrectly. I would post photos, but cannot due to my low number of overall posts on this forum.

At the race and cone at...
12-01-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

Looking at it again just now, I'm wondering if...

Looking at it again just now, I'm wondering if the problem is the order in which I installed the lock ring and the washer. When I took it apart (it may have been incorrect then) first the bearing...
12-01-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

Thank you all for the replies. I have serviced...

Thank you all for the replies. I have serviced headsets before -- I'm an amateur but have probably done 10 to 20 over the years. I did replace the retainer bearings with loose bearings. I left more...
12-01-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By wheelywheel

Scraping sound from newly-serviced headset

I've got a 1980's vintage bike (new to me) that I have been overhauling. The headset and fork are Tange and appear to be mid-range quality. I completely disassembled and cleaned everything and...
Showing results 1 to 12 of 12


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.