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10-11-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By JaccoW

They have both been replaced about two years ago...

They have both been replaced about two years ago with the UN300 and UN100. The UN300 seems to be slightly better than the UN26 but slightly less high-end than the UN55.
So all the remaining UN55...
09-27-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By JaccoW

If you need any spare parts for the bike...

If you need any spare parts for the bike HollandBikeShop.com has a lot of parts for these still, even the brake rods (https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=brake+rod)....
09-27-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,041
Posted By JaccoW

It's to have a level of deniability to yourself....

It's to have a level of deniability to yourself. ;)

@OP I spent various amounts on the bikes here but it really depends on how much you do. I have often built new wheels which is a lot more...
09-27-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By JaccoW

A good place to look (with the help of Google...

A good place to look (with the help of Google Translate) is Vereniging Oude Fiets (https://www.oudefiets.nl/phpbb3/viewtopic.php?t=7548).

From what I know the Gazelle Sport Speciaal is a Dutch...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,601
Views: 2,351,301
Posted By JaccoW

You would think so right? But no, they are flared...

You would think so right? But no, they are flared bars and those flat portions are really comfortable. They originally came off a Koga Beachracer...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,601
Views: 2,351,301
Posted By JaccoW

My setup for this summer (left bike). I carried...

My setup for this summer (left bike). I carried way too much stuff in hindsight but with 45L (17L + ~5L + 23L) I could probably carry camping gear as well.
I guess that's something I will try to fit...
09-17-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

One thing I have been thinking of lately is which...

One thing I have been thinking of lately is which frame to use for the framebuilder adjustments. While the WorldTraveller was the original idea (and the one I bought the frame blocks for) the...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

And for now, day 3. I will post more when I...

And for now, day 3. I will post more when I update things again over in the 1993 Koga-Miyata WorldTraveller project (66cm frame)...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

And day 2

And day 2
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

Crossposting from my Koga-Miyata build thread.

Crossposting from my Koga-Miyata build thread.
09-17-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Day 3 - Montpellier to Béziers

Day 3 - Montpellier to Béziers (2021-Aug-25)Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5851296189)

People in Montpellier asked us why we even wanted to go there. The truth is, it's halfway to...
09-17-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Day 2 - Port-de-bouc to Montpellier

Day 2 - Port-de-bouc to Montpellier (2021-Aug-23)Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5840889631)

On day 2 we had some distance to catch up on so we drove 141 km from Port-de-Bouc to...
09-15-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,588
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata often had them aligned with the seat...

Koga-Miyata often had them aligned with the seat tube as well

http://i.imgur.com/uDYMAJo.png (https://imgur.com/uDYMAJo)

No idea what Gazelle is aiming for here. The tip of the fender maybe?
...
09-14-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Day1: Marseille to Port-de-Bouc

Day 1: Marseille to Port-de-Bouc (2021-Aug-22)Strava - Day 1 (https://www.strava.com/activities/5834726788)

So on our day of arrival we headed into Marseille to get some food, ship our train bags...
09-14-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Summer 2021: Marseille to Barcelona

I should probably make a start of documenting my tour from Marseille to Barcelona here. :D

So at the end of August a good friend and I boarded a train from Rotterdam to Marseille to start our...
09-14-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By JaccoW

That or a Shimano x Campagnolo mixture IIRC.

That or a Shimano x Campagnolo mixture IIRC.
09-14-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By JaccoW

Below the drivetrain on my Koga-Miyata...

Below the drivetrain on my Koga-Miyata 'Graveller'.

48/28 in the front with a Dura-Ace front derailleur and a 11-32T 11-speed with Deore rear derailleur in the rear. Indexed/friction bar-ends....
09-13-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,270
Posted By JaccoW

Yup, you'll need the bolts for a double setup....

Yup, you'll need the bolts for a double setup. They are being sold by both Specialites TA or Velo Orange.
09-11-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By JaccoW

The supplied bolts are a bit rusty now on mine. I...

The supplied bolts are a bit rusty now on mine. I put them on the Batavus Randonneur GL (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1134764-batavus-randonneur-gl-project.html) a couple of years ago....
09-11-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,689
Posted By JaccoW

Awesome looking tourer. Those chrome socks are in...

Awesome looking tourer. Those chrome socks are in great shape! Yeah those early tourers were definitely more road bike with fenders than the 50mm tyre stiff behemoths of today. Any ideas of the brake...
09-11-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,961
Posted By JaccoW

As someone who has now put close to 1000km (~620...

As someone who has now put close to 1000km (~620 miles) on the Somas over a terrain varying from tarmac, gravel, sand, singletrack and whatever some of the trails I rode on in Spain were I can tell...
Forum: Touring
09-09-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

Well, almost. We went up to Pas de la Casa after...

Well, almost. We went up to Pas de la Casa after 4 hours of constant climbing the 1400m (4590 ft.) of elevation over 32 km (20 miles) on a 4-11% grade and found out we had another 500 meters (1640...
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

It worked really well to be honest. 45L on my...

It worked really well to be honest. 45L on my bike and 25L on my friend's bike... and we both agreed we seriously overpacked. :lol:

I might even be able to get camping gear in mine next time. We...
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 287,076
Posted By JaccoW

Marseille to Barcelona. Got back last weekend. ...

Marseille to Barcelona. Got back last weekend.

http://i.imgur.com/Xp2Fr4u.jpg (https://imgur.com/Xp2Fr4u)

http://i.imgur.com/EDzCt09.jpg (https://imgur.com/EDzCt09)...
08-21-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By JaccoW

Small elastic hook straps through the loops. ;) ...

Small elastic hook straps through the loops. ;)

They're also empty. :p
08-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By JaccoW

Packing a bike for a 2 week tour. ...

Packing a bike for a 2 week tour.

http://i.imgur.com/V2R0heQ.jpg (https://imgur.com/V2R0heQ)
08-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Packed up and ready to go :D ...

Packed up and ready to go :D

http://i.imgur.com/V2R0heQ.jpg (https://imgur.com/V2R0heQ)
08-19-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Remember how I had a flat a month ago? I finally...

Remember how I had a flat a month ago? I finally took some time off from packing to fix the tube so I can bring it as a spare this vacation. For some reason there were two pairs of snakebites. One on...
Forum: Touring
08-17-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,816
Posted By JaccoW

While I rarely use the 122 GI gear on my bike I...

While I rarely use the 122 GI gear on my bike I do use it, especially on the flats or with a tailwind. But I am a taller guy, living close to the sea, with thick legs so just cruising at 35 kph (~22...
08-16-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

I have kept my eyes open for a nice Koga-Miyata...

I have kept my eyes open for a nice Koga-Miyata MTB but I'm not entirely sure what size I would need since I'm so tall.

It's not just Koga-Miyata bikes. Bicycles in general are cheap around here...
Forum: Touring
08-16-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,816
Posted By JaccoW

You have made your decision, but allow me to show...

You have made your decision, but allow me to show my 48/28T x 11-32 11-speed (24.5 - 122 gear inches...
08-11-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

While I do own a sewing machine, this is made by...

While I do own a sewing machine, this is made by someone who knows a bit better what he is doing than I do. ;) It's custom made by Tim Tas & Rek (https://timtas.nl/) (Etsy...
08-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 137,371
Posted By JaccoW

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the...

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and took it out for a spin for a fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't...
08-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Fully loaded test ride. :D This should be...

Fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't finalized but with a fully packed rear, empty frame bag and 70% full rando bag I should have some...
08-08-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By JaccoW

Oh absolutely, though chances are this particular...

Oh absolutely, though chances are this particular bike was left outside in the rain for longer periods of time. I had a hell of a time to remove the rusted sealed bottom bracket and well.. this is...
08-08-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,689
Posted By JaccoW

Sorry for the late reply. I have been digging as...

Sorry for the late reply. I have been digging as well. The frame and colour could be from any of these years, as it seems to have the S-bend in the chaintube.

There are a few things that make me...
08-05-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By JaccoW

You're not entirely wrong. But it often doesn't...

You're not entirely wrong. But it often doesn't get much worse than some flyrust on the inside.

http://i.imgur.com/zw2KYZx.jpg (https://imgur.com/zw2KYZx)
​​​​​​​http://i.imgur.com/dLW1WzQ.jpg...
08-05-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,271
Views: 731,851
Posted By JaccoW

Some cycling caps. The flamingo one was a risk...

Some cycling caps. The flamingo one was a risk but probably the favourite of me and my friend. :D

http://i.imgur.com/TXoHgRy.jpg (https://imgur.com/TXoHgRy)
08-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By JaccoW

Did some preliminary fitting of a bike bag today...

Did some preliminary fitting of a bike bag today so I can take it on the train in a couple of weeks time on a tour along the French Côte d'Azur.
Still needs a bit of tweaking here and there but this...
08-02-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,558
Posted By JaccoW

Preparations for this summer are on the way and...

Preparations for this summer are on the way and the first step is making the bike ready for transport.
On the one hand it is annoying that there are no bicycle racks available this summer in the TGV...
Forum: Touring
07-31-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By JaccoW

Yup, you can see one on my picture above...

Yup, you can see one on my picture above underneath the downtube.
Forum: Touring
07-30-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks. It's a custom bag I had made for this...

Thanks. It's a custom bag I had made for this bike. My estimate puts it at 5.5 liter (1.45 gal) The bottom triangle has a zipper to compartmentalize a spare inner tube and some other small stuff. The...
Forum: Touring
07-30-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By JaccoW

Yep, the Mojave cage...

Yep, the Mojave cage (https://velo-orange.com/products/mojave-cage). Matches well with their retro cage...
07-28-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7,271
Views: 731,851
Posted By JaccoW

Some new stuff for the tour later next month. A...

Some new stuff for the tour later next month. A pair of MKS Allways EzySuperior pedals, a rinko-style quick-release pedal, Schwalbe Aerothan spare (if only anybody had the glueless patches needed for...
07-26-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,548
Posted By JaccoW

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to...

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to mind as well as the Stronglight 107?

But I'm not much of a weight weeny myself so perhaps others can come up with some better options.
07-26-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By JaccoW

Or you could assume I misinterpreted the picture...

Or you could assume I misinterpreted the picture due to the weird perspective. :rolleyes: From that picture it looks to me like everything beyond the rear bottom bracket is extending from the...
07-24-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By JaccoW

And when you're done a good rubdown with...

And when you're done a good rubdown with Balsamico Tradizionale but only on red bikes.
07-24-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By JaccoW

How much overhang is there? Because that looks...

How much overhang is there? Because that looks like a good 3+ feet of overhang and that can't be legal.
And the giant sign you will need otherwise probably won't help fuel efficiency either.
07-24-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for...

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for a front fork boss. Here...
07-24-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By JaccoW

+1 Though a tight fit around the fender...

+1

Though a tight fit around the fender stays is less critical as you can easily move the fender a little bit further out.
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