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09-25-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Especially if the home is this small but I think...

Especially if the home is this small but I think I can figure something out. :)

http://i.imgur.com/7Vn6Eew.jpg (https://imgur.com/7Vn6Eew)
09-25-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Looking for a vise with work bench now. ;)

Looking for a vise with work bench now. ;)
09-25-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By JaccoW

And switch to metric! :P

And switch to metric! :P
09-24-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

So I took a look today and mine is GH714235. ...

So I took a look today and mine is GH714235.

According to Rijwiel.net (http://www.rijwiel.net/gazellen.htm):


Which means that yours is from 1978 and mine from 1977. :)

Another mystery...
09-23-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By JaccoW

Looks it might be a respray. Some of the common...

Looks it might be a respray. Some of the common Koga-Miyata stickers (e.g. frame material near the top of the seat tube Alloy 7005, frame size near the bottom bracket and the 'handbuilt by Koga') are...
09-23-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Not sure, I'll take a look today.

Not sure, I'll take a look today.
09-22-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,360
Posted By JaccoW

You're right! Looks like we have a winner here....

You're right! Looks like we have a winner here. :D

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/374x462/dscn0463_2c3663ca902d165c6d5d99f372a70f16265c1ab8.jpg
De Snel van Tom -...
09-21-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,360
Posted By JaccoW

Not an update on this bike this time but one on...

Not an update on this bike this time but one on the exact same size and model I bought last year (https://www.bikeforums.net/20896017-post137.html) that was in a better condition than mine.
Just...
09-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,772
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah I ran into that one last year with a Sachs...

Yeah I ran into that one last year with a Sachs Huret New Succes Touring derailleur. Modern sealed bearing alloy jockey wheels are usually too big but they come with plastic spacers. All you need to...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By JaccoW

The whole channel has lots of fun videos that I...

The whole channel has lots of fun videos that I enjoy. But it's fun to hear an outsider's (he's Canadian) perspective on my country. :)
09-19-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 301,538
Posted By JaccoW

Those lugs are beautiful!

Those lugs are beautiful!
09-19-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,266
Posted By JaccoW

Maybe in 3 months or so. ;)

Maybe in 3 months or so. ;)
09-19-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,266
Posted By JaccoW

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same...

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same time. Lots of DIY materials. A full size ergonomic desk chair. A Christmas tree.

Today I'll probably pick up a pear tree or two.
09-19-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By JaccoW

That will be a pretty nice bike! Those are rare...

That will be a pretty nice bike! Those are rare and expensive, even around here, but look like very fun bikes.
09-18-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

Well, took the cranks off and sure enough, the...

Well, took the cranks off and sure enough, the axle is slightly bent on the drive side. I put a round Hex key in and rotated the axle around while holding it steady and there is a definite wobble.
I...
09-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,578
Posted By JaccoW

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on...

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on Fox News? hear it from his own mouth on Fox News

I mean the GOP and Trump are Defunding USPS...
09-17-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,296
Posted By JaccoW

This scream "KMC gold chain...

This scream "KMC gold chain (https://www.kmcchain.nl/chain-KMC_X101_Gold-bmx_track_fixie-fixie-wide)" to me. :D
09-16-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By JaccoW

Yes tricky ;)

Yes tricky ;)
09-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,578
Posted By JaccoW

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan...

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan (https://global.bluelug.com/bicycle/tire-tube.html) has some pretty cool tyres sometimes. But for most of my everyday tyres I order in Germany but I live in Europe so...
09-16-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

A little bit of both I'm afraid. It seems like it...

A little bit of both I'm afraid. It seems like it is slightly thicker than a standard 15mm wrench would be able to grab and also the wrench flats are not wide enough. I will measure it to be sure and...
09-16-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 855
Posted By JaccoW

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I...

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I hope I can get them off eventually and install some new ones WITH GREASE this time.
http://i.imgur.com/D7feDqBh.jpg (https://imgur.com/D7feDqB)

I...
09-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter...

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter pin removal tool...
09-16-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By JaccoW

I have to say, I love what you did with the bike....

I have to say, I love what you did with the bike. Especially with the frame bag and the baskets all around it looks like a basketpacking setup (https://bikepacking.com/tag/basketpacking/). This is...
09-16-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By JaccoW

PSA: How the (broken) @mention system works right now

The forum system for mentioning isn't working properly at the moment which some of you might have noticed because it has been ages since you got a notification of someone calling you out. ;)
...
09-15-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Perks of being a software tester. I'll find a...

Perks of being a software tester. I'll find a workaround to make things work... or break them.
I'll throw out a PSA to the C&V forum tomorrow. Let's get those mentions working. :P
09-15-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Well, I am having a bit of trouble with the front...

Well, I am having a bit of trouble with the front seatpost. It fits in the rear but not the other way around.

The stem is showing it's expander slit (for lack of the right word) meaning its too...
09-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel...

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel looks the same as mine so I think it's original. Keep in mind that the front tyre is a 650B model so it's probably pretty tight.
The rear handlebars...
09-15-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem...

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem (https://bikeforums.net/g/album/19151564)
...
09-15-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,959
Posted By JaccoW

Not on a Miyata 1000 but my Batavus Randonneur GL...

Not on a Miyata 1000 but my Batavus Randonneur GL (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1134764-batavus-randonneur-gl-project.html) came with Weinmann AG A129 Concave...
09-15-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more...

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more enthusiasm for me to make something nice out of it now but I'll see where the build brings me. :)

As for the hub, you're almost right. The pre-2009...
09-14-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58,250
Views: 8,508,420
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats...

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats (https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-oldtimers/m1599572751-gazelle-top-20.html?c=be2da871b0d84f75c3056cc6db858f31&previousPage=lr)
Fully enclosed...
09-14-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By JaccoW

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!)...

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!) on exposed chainrings the full chaincase on the SilverAce is as safe as it's going to get. The French garde chaine velo on my girlfriend's Gazelle...
09-13-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,597
Views: 316,008
Posted By JaccoW

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod...

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod method wasn't strong enough (the rod buckled) but a reversible clamp worked a treat! :D

http://i.imgur.com/TZTwXFmh.jpg (https://imgur.com/TZTwXFm)...
09-13-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I...

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I did but I can certainly tell you it is more effective in this case than the threaded rod method;
A reversible Wolfcraft clamp...
09-10-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 754
Posted By JaccoW

I'm going to throw in a less C&V-approved option...

I'm going to throw in a less C&V-approved option and more of an xBiking (https://bit.ly/3m7ifmv) approach.

If you don't mind a black groupset the Microshift Advent X 10-speed...
09-10-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By JaccoW

If you want a cleaner non-velcro option to attach...

If you want a cleaner non-velcro option to attach the bag to the rack I can certainly suggest the Grand Bois Velo du Reve EB carrier holder (https://cyclesgrandbois.com/SHOP/bag_eb.html).
I've used...
09-09-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

I need another 5mm if I don't want to burst a...

I need another 5mm if I don't want to burst a bloodvessel each time I remove the wheel so I haven't checked yet. There is plenty of room in the rear triangle so if it is offset by a couple of...
09-08-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Except the mentioning system is broken at the...

Except the mentioning system is broken at the moment SJX426 ;) I didn't see an e-mail or notification.
Otherwise it will only link to the person's profile page.

@ and clicking the name links to...
Forum: Introductions
09-08-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By JaccoW

Welcome Beurt! And looking forward to sharing...

Welcome Beurt! And looking forward to sharing some more in my thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1204955-70-s-gazelle-tandem.html). ;)
09-08-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

My plan is to build a new front hub so the only...

My plan is to build a new front hub so the only parts I will be rebuilding are probably the cranks and head set. I'm having a hard enough time finding the correct size seatpost right now. :P

Most...
09-08-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Hey Beurt! Glad to hear you found it...

Hey Beurt!

Glad to hear you found it interesting. IIRC the original Over Locknut Dimension (OLD) is 120mm. Not many modern hubs available in that size but the slightly older 3-speed (90's) Sturmey...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,905
Posted By JaccoW

If the striker breaks off you won't get much...

If the striker breaks off you won't get much sound anymore. It happens quite a lot if you commute and put your bikes in crowded racks. Most people take care but sometimes your only option is to...
09-07-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,615
Posted By JaccoW

I am going to keep an eye out for one of these....

I am going to keep an eye out for one of these. Even in the wacky colors. ;)
09-07-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 58,250
Views: 8,508,420
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World...

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World Traveller in a size 58. 125 asking price, bidding starts at 100. Needs some work but technically sound. It's in my city, but 58 is too small for me.
...
09-07-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 58,250
Views: 8,508,420
Posted By JaccoW

Another nice one: Koga-Miyata Gents Touring. Size...

Another nice one: Koga-Miyata Gents Touring. Size 61cm, €320 asking price but note the addition of a front dynamo hub (SP?) and B+M front and rear LED lights. Classy bike.
Probably late 70's, early...
09-07-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 58,250
Views: 8,508,420
Posted By JaccoW

Anybody interested in a Koga-Miyata SilverAce...

Anybody interested in a Koga-Miyata SilverAce 60cm? I turned a 63cm model into a pretty nice 5-speed drum brake commuter...
09-06-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

Anybody interested in a 60cm model of this bike...

Anybody interested in a 60cm model of this bike (https://link.marktplaats.nl/m1578750576?utm_source=android_social&utm_content=vip&utm_medium=android_social&utm_campaign=socialbuttons)? Current bid...
Forum: Touring
09-03-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By JaccoW

Dark blue or yellow

Dark blue or yellow
09-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,166
Posted By JaccoW

Try it in this thread: Show us your Koga-Miyata!...

Try it in this thread: Show us your Koga-Miyata! (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201550-show-us-your-koga-miyata.html)

Koga-Miyata bought custom specced frames from Miyata and build...
09-02-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

That does sound a bit scary! But hey I'm a hair...

That does sound a bit scary! But hey I'm a hair over 90 kg (198 lbs) and most of that is muscle. I never had that much luck with lightweight components. They either broke on me or snapped off at the...
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