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02-07-08, 03:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By dukerider

you are all heart:)

you are all heart:)
02-06-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By dukerider

Fork drop outs are unbranded, so possibly a...

Fork drop outs are unbranded, so possibly a replacement fork (cheap one).
Hoping someone will know the model name of this frame, and the year. That will then give me an idea of what components are...
02-06-08, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By dukerider

Forgot to mention it has a Campy 27.2mm seatpost...

Forgot to mention it has a Campy 27.2mm seatpost with a Rolls leather saddle. Perhaps this is more evidence it was originally Campy equipped?
02-06-08, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By dukerider

Bargain Colnago (I think)

Just picked up a Colnago from friend of friend for a case of beer. It looks nice from a distance of a few feet but up close there is some surface rust on the frame and the components. The components...
09-14-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By dukerider

Australian built Frame - Peter Bunday Reynolds 501

I just aquired for the price of a few beers a nice old frame reputedly by Peter Bundy of Sydney. I have seen his frames around before and they always looked nicely finished. Mine is 126mm rear axle....
09-12-07, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By dukerider

I'm in Australia so would be pretty surprised if...

I'm in Australia so would be pretty surprised if it was originally from the USA, particularly if it is not a high quaility frame. Then again, anything is possible......
09-11-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By dukerider

There are 2 sets of bottle bosses - downtube and...

There are 2 sets of bottle bosses - downtube and seat tube.
09-11-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By dukerider

The adjuster screws are missing but the tapped...

The adjuster screws are missing but the tapped holes in the rear dropouts are there.......
09-11-07, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By dukerider

Better pics of my allegedly Raleigh frame....

Here are what I hope are better pics:

Some have suggested it is Japanese frame. Pls note I removed the forks, expecting to see something stamped on the steerer tube. There were some very faint...
09-10-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By dukerider

I don't think this is a Raleigh......

Hi all

just picked up a nice old bike, was told it was a Raleigh but details don't look right. It has 6 speed rear spacing, sloping fork crown, pump peg on headtube, no name dropouts but they are...
12-16-06, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By dukerider

So what era do you think this frame could be?...

So what era do you think this frame could be? Before 1950's? Seat post diameter is 26.6mm. Rear drop outs 115mm Does that help identify???
12-16-06, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By dukerider

yes! The paintjob is a horrible fluro yellow with...

yes! The paintjob is a horrible fluro yellow with lugs outlined in marker pen. I'm thinking lilac with white outlining for the repaint but would love to know what it is so I can get some maker's...
12-15-06, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By dukerider

The front drop outs are Gipieme but I believe the...

The front drop outs are Gipieme but I believe the forks are not original as they are chrome sloping crown Italian style. No name on rear drop outs.
12-15-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By dukerider

Old Track/Fixed Frame - what is it?

Anyone recognise these lugs in the pics. Trying to identify manufacturer of this old frame with track type ends. The lugs are quite fancy. Bottom bracket has the serial number 87277 undernath the...
12-15-06, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By dukerider

Anyone Recognise these fancy lugs?

Anyone recognise these lugs in the pics. Trying to identify manufacturer of this old frame with track type ends. The lugs are quite fancy. Bottom bracket has the serial number 87277 undernath the...
06-21-06, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By dukerider

Serial Number Sleuths

I have come across a nice lugged steel frame. It has been repainted and I can find no identifying features other than a serial number K8G5434 on the bottom bracket

It **might** be European. Why do...
05-28-06, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By dukerider

Campy/Shimano 600 crank compatibility

Hi guys

I posted the following on the mechanics forum but no answers:(

Anyone here have any suggestions:

I have an old steel frame from the 50's with a campag record bottom bracket from...
05-27-06, 06:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By dukerider

Old Campag/Shimano crank compatibility

Hi guys

I have an old steel frame from the 50's with a campag record bottom bracket from late '70s in good condition. I have two options for crank arms: a 1982 Shimano 600 set or a 2003 Campag...
05-21-06, 04:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,175
Posted By dukerider

Pictures as requested. This is such a beautiful...

Pictures as requested. This is such a beautiful bike. Most oldest (out of 10 bikes) and my favourite
05-17-06, 11:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,175
Posted By dukerider

1954 Hetchins Experto Crede - 2 or three times...

1954 Hetchins Experto Crede - 2 or three times per week for 15 miles or so. Components are a mix of 70s campag record and early 80's Shimano 600. Rides beautifully.
05-04-06, 06:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,324
Posted By dukerider

Born the year England won the World Cup. Which...

Born the year England won the World Cup.
Which they will do again this year!
Favourite and oldest bike 12 years older than me (Hetchins Experto Crede)
It is so nice to have things that you know...
04-22-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,094
Posted By dukerider

[QUOTE=Gonzo Bob]It sounds like a Uniglide hub. ...

[QUOTE=Gonzo Bob]It sounds like a Uniglide hub. The "arrows" aren't the unscrewing direction but probably the markers for the "indexing" direction.

If the arrow is not the unscrewing direction,...
04-22-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,094
Posted By dukerider

[QUOTE=HillRider]Are you sure the "unscrew" arrow...

[QUOTE=HillRider]Are you sure the "unscrew" arrow points clockwise? That would make it unscrew from pedaling forces.

DEFINITELY clockwise - direction of travel. Just cheked again
04-22-06, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,094
Posted By dukerider

Did Shimano make 600 clusters in cassette and freewheel?

I have two wheelsets with Shimano 600EX hubs and "clusters" that looked superficially identical. Using the codes on the hubs I have a 1984 "cluster" part no MF-6207 and a 1988 "cluster" part no...
03-30-06, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By dukerider

Miyata 1000 Headset info

Does anyone know if the headset on the Miyata 1000 is JIS or ISO size?

Or, is there anyway to determine the spec without removing the pressed in cups?

I want to buy a replacement before I...
03-24-06, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By dukerider

I have been experimenting and simple talcum...

I have been experimenting and simple talcum powder rubbed generously into the hoods has made a dramatic improvement. I don't know the longevity of this "repair" but it has certainly made the hoods...
03-24-06, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By dukerider

which bike shop Anthony? I am in Sydney and...

which bike shop Anthony?

I am in Sydney and need new Shimano hoods. perhaps they can help?
03-22-06, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By dukerider

hard to find replacements and pricy, too! oh...

hard to find replacements and pricy, too!

oh well
03-21-06, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By dukerider

Sticky Hoods!!!

The rubber hoods (white - super pimp!) on my 13 yr old RX100 levers are in good physical condition except they have become VERY sticky to the touch. I have tried to clean them up with mild detergent,...
03-16-06, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,604
Posted By dukerider

Its OFF!! lots of WD40 over 2 days and a...

Its OFF!!

lots of WD40 over 2 days and a brace between the forks did it.

Bit disappointd that I have marked the nuts. Does anyone know how to apply force without marking the nuts??

Thanks...
03-16-06, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,604
Posted By dukerider

yes, I am. It is REALLY tight and I do not feel...

yes, I am. It is REALLY tight and I do not feel comfortable applying considerable force. I have already made a slight mark on the flats of the top nut
03-15-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By dukerider

What is the point of braze on front deralieurs?

I was just thinking, I have 7 old road bikes, 3 with Reynolds steel frames (531 635, 708) and 4 with Columbus Steel Frames (Sl, SLX, TSX)

They all have the braze on front deralieur mounting, as...
03-15-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,604
Posted By dukerider

Quill Stem is out, but headset nut stuck!

I am trying to remove a campagnolo headset from a frame constructed from Reynolds 653 tubing. I have manged to remove the stem, but now am unsuccessfully trying to loosen the locknut on top of the...
03-12-06, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By dukerider

F.Moser Frame Pictures - Early 80's

Hi

I posted a few days ago seking info on a Moser frame I just purchased. I had some good suggestions but most asked for pictures.

Well, here they are. Any information gratefully received. How...
03-11-06, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By dukerider

yes, the crown race was way too large. Seems like...

yes, the crown race was way too large. Seems like the headset is therefor JIS so its off to ebay to try and find a campag headrace.

many thanks for the help
03-11-06, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By dukerider

Headset size - 80's f.Moser frame

Recently purchased what I believe is a 1980/81 F.Moser frame and fork. Came without headset or bottom bracket. Today was cleaning it up and test fiting some old components from my spares box, just...
03-06-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,312
Posted By dukerider

Francesco Moser Frame

Can anyone help me identify a lugged steel Moser frame I have just picked up?

It is primarily white with pink (!) and blue highlights around the bottom bracket, headtube and forks. There is an "M"...
11-03-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,956
Posted By dukerider

Thanks Michael. I contacted orbit with serial...

Thanks Michael. I contacted orbit with serial number to get details but due to ownership changes they were not really interested in the older bikes. Would you have any idea if it is likely to be 531?...
11-02-05, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,956
Posted By dukerider

Anybody heard of ORBIT frames? Any good?

Recent find in my brothers garage in London - what looked liked a rough old steel road bike with cheap nasty components and a horrible aerosol paint job.

Closer inspection showed the frame had...
09-27-05, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By dukerider

Thanks, now I know what size to buy.

Thanks, now I know what size to buy.
09-27-05, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By dukerider

Colnago Master x Light Seat post

Anyone know the seat post diameter for a Colnago Master X light?
09-05-05, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By dukerider

Would you buy it?

Offered to me for $110 Australian ($83 US):

Peugeot Aspin seller says he purchased new in 1994 for A$1499
Reynolds 525 tubing on 3 main tubes
Shimano 105 headset, hubs, cranks, brake levers,...
08-28-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By dukerider

Yes, rear wheel was removed for test. The frame...

Yes, rear wheel was removed for test. The frame did not "spring" closed. When replacing the wheel the rear triangle was maybe 1 to 2mm too tight - had to apply moderate outward pressure on dropouts...
08-23-05, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By dukerider

T-Mar, I have performed the checks you suggested,...

T-Mar, I have performed the checks you suggested, an am now a bit concerned. :eek:

The chain wheels appear to be correctly installed, with all 3 having the stamped info on size facing out. There...
08-22-05, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By dukerider

Thanks T-Mar. Will check. Could it also be the...

Thanks T-Mar. Will check. Could it also be the rear freewheel? Perhaps he bike was orignally supplied with a 5 speed freewheel, as opposed to 6-speed? Would that cause the problem??

Regards
08-22-05, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By dukerider

Miyata 1000 triple crank problem

[Also posted to Classic forum]

I rescued a 1985 Miyata 1000 from a trip to the tip. I am now using it for my commute to work and am very impressed with its performance, with the exception of the...
08-22-05, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By dukerider

Miyata 1000 triple crankset problem

I rescued a 1985 Miyata 1000 from a trip to the tip. I am now using it for my commute to work and am very impressed with its performance, with the exception of the transmission on the smallest chain...
06-10-05, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By dukerider

yes, it is 18 months old and it only used to...

yes, it is 18 months old and it only used to happen quite occisionally, but now it is much more frequent. I am strting to think the chainwhel is not in optimal alignment with the sprockets. When you...
06-10-05, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By dukerider

I rode the bike 24 km to return trip to work...

I rode the bike 24 km to return trip to work today - chain came off 6 times. This really is not good enough for a A$1100 bike. Does Dahon really expct people to py for an "upgrade" that merely makes...
06-10-05, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By dukerider

Dahon Folder - Chain keeps coming off

I bought my wife Dahon Helios 8 speed. Its been great as it has got her cycling to work each day. Trouble is, the chain keeps slipping off the front single chainring. It sems to happen most when...
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