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12-24-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,627
Posted By cyclehealth

Does a Pletcher double kickstand require a hard,...

Does a Pletcher double kickstand require a hard, flat, and level surface? We sometimes stop for a break on the sloped, gravel shoulder off beyond the edge of the pavement to be out of the way of...
12-12-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,833
Posted By cyclehealth

115 at start. Currently 123.

115 at start. Currently 123.
10-24-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By cyclehealth

Just read an informative article on fenders here:...

Just read an informative article on fenders here: https://www.renehersecycles.com/journal/
Scroll down list of articles till you get to fenders.
10-23-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By cyclehealth

Schwalbe Hurricane Tires for Older Burley

Is there any good reason NOT to mount a pair of new generation Schwalbe Hurricane 26 x 2.10 tires onto a 2002 Burley Rock n Roll? I think 2.10 is the max tire that will fit. We are an older couple,...
10-23-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By cyclehealth

We have a Burley Duet and a recently acquired...

We have a Burley Duet and a recently acquired Burley Rock n Roll. Both have the Softbeam rear suspension. My wife loves it. It does require smooth pedaling though. She can get it bouncing, usually...
10-16-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclehealth

https://custombrakes.co.uk/ Custom brakes was...

https://custombrakes.co.uk/
Custom brakes was referenced from here: https://www.bikeradar.com/features/bikeradar-builds-jacks-refurbished-touring-tandem-cecil/
10-11-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,627
Posted By cyclehealth

Thanks to both of you that have replied. After...

Thanks to both of you that have replied. After doing a little more homework, I think I will pass on the Pletsher for now and give a Clickstand a try.
10-10-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,627
Posted By cyclehealth

Pletsher Twin Kickstand Questions?

I am in the process of fitting out a 2002 Burley Rock and Roll to suit us. It has an Arai drag brake. So my Greenfield kickstand will not mount due to interference with the drag brake support arm. I...
10-08-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclehealth

Thank you! You nailed it. A few drops of oil...

Thank you! You nailed it. A few drops of oil where the actuator lever arm passes through the hub body did the trick. Why I did not think of this myself, I do not know. Everybody knows that if metal...
10-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclehealth

Well, I tried the lever with the wheel dismounted...

Well, I tried the lever with the wheel dismounted from the bike and it still sticks.
10-05-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclehealth

It does stick with cable disconnected. Problem is...

It does stick with cable disconnected. Problem is not the cable. I have not tried it off the bike. I am off to work and will have to try that later.
10-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By cyclehealth

Arai Drum Brake Sticking

I googled the above title and got nothing helpful. So I am presenting the question to you fine folks. I purchased a 2002 Burley Rock and Roll and am going over it and setting it up for our...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By cyclehealth

Thank you everyone for your replies. I appreciate...

Thank you everyone for your replies. I appreciate you taking the time. I think I will attempt to sell the wheels first. Letting go of this bike will be hard for it has been with me for much of my...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By cyclehealth

Photos rims, hubs, shifters. Rims are true....

Photos rims, hubs, shifters. Rims are true. Bearings were replaced during bike rehab a couple of hundred miles ago. Note that spokes are not stainless but galvanized and showing some of there age....
Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By cyclehealth

More photos of frame showing warts and all. ...

More photos of frame showing warts and all.
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Replies: 6
Views: 1,572
Posted By cyclehealth

1987 Schwinn Sierra mostly original and original owner

Any idea what my Sierra may be worth? I am way over here in Maine and I suspect that may affect value. Would it be worth more parting out on eBay as opposed to selling intact on local Maine...
Forum: Recumbent
11-18-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,188
Posted By cyclehealth

I have been getting this same message for about...

I have been getting this same message for about ten days now. Unable to access www.bentrideronline.com So you are not the only one having this problem. I have tried three different browsers, all take...
05-26-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

Update: Wife and I are loving the new Sugino SD...

Update: Wife and I are loving the new Sugino SD 600 with 46-36-26 chainrings. It is a much more practical sized chain ring set for us.
05-26-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By cyclehealth

Update: Could not find a spoke protector intended...

Update: Could not find a spoke protector intended for my spoke count. I ended up installing a spoke protector that fit the hub diameter. I cut the plastic clips off as the spoke protector was...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

Update: Thank you everyone for your help and...

Update: Thank you everyone for your help and suggestions over the last few months. All was much appreciated. I ended up selling every part except the cables, cable housings, chain, and freewheel....
04-21-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By cyclehealth

Thanks for your wonderful help everybody! I just...

Thanks for your wonderful help everybody! I just placed an order so I will have one on each side.
04-21-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By cyclehealth

The part of the process you describe that I do...

The part of the process you describe that I do not enjoy is "then center the rim between the frame stays". I find it a fiddly chore. My thinking is if there was an axle stop on the other side the rim...
04-21-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By cyclehealth

Need help identifying small part behind rear axle

Could someone tell me what the small part immediately aft of the rear axle is called so I could purchase for the one that is missing on the left side of the bike? It appears to act as an axle stop...
04-08-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

Finally had a chance today to install the two new...

Finally had a chance today to install the two new 113 mm bb's. It brought the chainline back to it's original measurement of 50 mm or very close to it. As Leisureturn mentioned I only had to change...
03-31-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

The bike has trigger shifters. No trouble with...

The bike has trigger shifters.
No trouble with the timing chain line.
03-30-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

I just ordered a pair of 113 mm bb's to replace...

I just ordered a pair of 113 mm bb's to replace the existing 122 mm bb's. I will deal with the FD after if necessary

Thanks everyone for your input so far.

Will keep everyone posted with the...
03-30-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

The existing derailleur is a clamp on. Otherwise...

The existing derailleur is a clamp on. Otherwise the "triple fix far out adapter for braze on" looks like a great idea.
03-30-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

Thanks for your input. But one of the reasons for...

Thanks for your input. But one of the reasons for going with the new crank set was that I wanted to get away from the 53t chainring. When going downhill I get a tap on the back and a voice in my ear...
03-30-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

Yes, I backed out the limit screw to allow the FD...

Yes, I backed out the limit screw to allow the FD to move outbound as far as it would go. It was not enough. I am willing to spend for a FD and two bb's if that would make for the best setup. My aim...
03-30-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By cyclehealth

Changed crankset, chainline now off and FD will not work with new crank

We have a 2003? Burley Duet, 9 speed triple. I replaced the Shimano FC-1057 crankset with 53-42-30 chainrings to a Sugino SD 600 with 46-36-26 chainrings. Chainline was 50 mm at the crank. Now it is...
03-30-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By cyclehealth

The spoke protectors I have encountered have...

The spoke protectors I have encountered have little tabs that clip to the hub flange. The clips fit in the space between the spokes. I think different spoke counts would make it necessary the clips...
03-28-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By cyclehealth

Thanks Rick, I did take a look but saw nothing...

Thanks Rick, I did take a look but saw nothing specifically for 40 hole hub. So many spoke protectors listed on various websites fail to provide detailed info. I think I will keep my eyes open for a...
03-27-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By cyclehealth

Spoke protector for 40 hole rim and large hub flange?

Does anyone know if a plastic spoke protector is available for a 40 hole rim and large flange hub? I googled and could not come up with anything. If a 40 is not available do you know if a spoke...
03-09-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

Well I did get the freewheel off in one piece. I...

Well I did get the freewheel off in one piece. I took AndrewRStewert's suggestion and using a dremel I was able to recut the lands. Worked great! Thanks to everyone for your help!
02-25-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By cyclehealth

Thanks you folks! You've been a big help!

Thanks you folks! You've been a big help!
02-25-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By cyclehealth

I did zero out the caliper before measuring. And...

I did zero out the caliper before measuring. And you are right it is just over .825 and if we called it .826 it would be 21 mm.

I have noticed on the eBay listings that some are listed as being...
02-25-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By cyclehealth

Need help to determine handlebar stem quill size?

I am trying to determine quill size for a set of handlebars I just listed on eBay. They are from a 1984 Ross Mt Whitney. Here is a photo showing the measurement I got. Measurement reads very close to...
02-11-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

Yes, I am considering the dremel and was thinking...

Yes, I am considering the dremel and was thinking it would be easier to access if the outer cogs were removed.



You mention "LH threading on the threaded race with the two pin holes" does...
02-10-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

I am afraid I ruined the freewheel when trying to...

I am afraid I ruined the freewheel when trying to remove it this AM. I was using the correct Shimano tool, I purchased one new old stock just for the job. Man, that freewheel is tight. I tried the...
02-08-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

If it is a 600 UG then why is it stamped 600 HG...

If it is a 600 UG then why is it stamped 600 HG on the ring around the center? Confusing, at least to me. If it makes a difference, the freewheel is from an 1984 mt bike.
02-08-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

Thank you! I was hoping that was the case.

Thank you! I was hoping that was the case.
02-08-19, 06:54 PM
02-08-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By cyclehealth

Shimano 600 HG Freewheel teeth broken or supposed to be like this?

Cleaned up the freewheel and noticed some of the teeth are shorter than others. The tooth does not appear to be broken off but looks more like it was made that way. Thought I would check with you...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

Excellent article! Thank you!

Excellent article! Thank you!
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

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

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Serial number and most rust...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

TengrainBread, Yea, I considered that but there...

TengrainBread, Yea, I considered that but there is also a couple of blotches of the heavier rust on the fork crown, also up under the pair of small triangular plates that help support the top of the...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

Posted pictures first and could not figure how to...

Posted pictures first and could not figure how to add text so posting a quick reply to my own post.
Recently acquired from the original owner. Low miles, not ridden in at least fifteen years. Been...
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By cyclehealth

1984? Ross Mt Whitney original but rusty frame

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