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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...
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, 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.
09-18-20, 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...
09-16-20, 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, 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, 01:29 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, 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, 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: 58,251
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...
09-08-20, 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...
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...
09-07-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 58,251
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.
...
09-02-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,232
Posted By JaccoW

A new pin for my Carradice saddlebag of an Akai...

A new pin for my Carradice saddlebag of an Akai Reel-to-reel. Sadly not an Akai 635D like I have (used to be my grandfather's) but the 747 is also one of the cooler models. :love:
Also came with a...
09-02-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

No, but that would be sick though. :P

No, but that would be sick though. :P
08-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

Did some final work on the support strutts by...

Did some final work on the support strutts by shortening them and rounding them down with a dremel and some sandpaper in different grits. Makes for a fine finish if I say so myself.
I also moved...
08-26-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

For Carradice stuff mostly the UK sites ...

For Carradice stuff mostly the UK sites

PracticalCycles (https://practicalcycles.com/) and their eBay (http://www.ebaystores.com/practicalcycles)
Carradicefactoryshop...
08-26-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

A set of Carradice Bagman support strutts...

A set of Carradice Bagman support strutts (https://www.carradice.co.uk/products/accessories/bagman-support-strutts). Not really necessary but I like the look and possibility to haul some heavier...
08-25-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,113
Views: 1,672,472
Posted By JaccoW

Spent a few days touring the Netherlands 3 weeks...

Spent a few days touring the Netherlands 3 weeks ago with a friend of mine. It was kind of a weird route but fun nonetheless as we started out on our way to Texel, one of the Wadden Sea islands, but...
08-25-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,462
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah the average Dutch man is ~181cm (5'11") but...

Yeah the average Dutch man is ~181cm (5'11") but many are taller than that and my girlfriend is not considered extraordinarily tall at 182cm (5'11"+) and rides 57-60cm frames. But she has short legs....
08-19-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 852
Posted By JaccoW

The assembly: ...

The assembly:

http://i.imgur.com/hAxWwrSh.jpg (https://imgur.com/hAxWwrS)

My wheel dishing tool:

http://i.imgur.com/oDX8bZFh.jpg (https://imgur.com/oDX8bZF)

Tensioning:
08-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By JaccoW

I have a backup Batavus Randonneur GL waiting. It...

I have a backup Batavus Randonneur GL waiting. It is actually a better quality frame without the holes that were drilled for the frame lock and the removed kickstand plate.
It will have to be a...
07-30-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23,178
Views: 2,656,609
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a Dutch model, especially with the...

Looks like a Dutch model, especially with the white fender bit. The chain case and lights make me think it is an 80's model, especially compared to the varnished cloth chaincase on the 1977 model...
07-30-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23,178
Views: 2,656,609
Posted By JaccoW

Spotted a rod operated drum brake Raleigh last...

Spotted a rod operated drum brake Raleigh last week and what looked like a modern replica of a rod operated rim brake model. I thought it was cool. :)
The weird thing about the black bike is that it...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By JaccoW

It's a reasonably common utility bike here in the...

It's a reasonably common utility bike here in the Netherlands. A friend of mine rides one and I sometimes see them in the city being ridden by moms and school girls, the latter often carrying friends...
07-27-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

Grabbed some big and small bungees the other day...

Grabbed some big and small bungees the other day so I could actually use the front rack for what it is designed for. Had fun hauling wood for our backyard fire pit.

http://i.imgur.com/cz4lN94.jpg...
07-27-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 58,251
Views: 8,508,420
Posted By JaccoW

Came across an Etsy store with lots of NOS and...

Came across an Etsy store with lots of NOS and modern reproduction head badges for reasonable prices. Vintagebikestore on Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintagebikeStore).
Just asked them if they...
07-27-20, 03:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,527
Posted By JaccoW

Beautiful bike! What rear rack is that? It looks...

Beautiful bike! What rear rack is that? It looks like polished stainless steel.
07-23-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3,597
Views: 316,008
Posted By JaccoW

Modified a Carradice Bagman QR adapter so I can...

Modified a Carradice Bagman QR adapter so I can lock it for everyday use as a commuter where I want to leave the bag on the bike.

http://i.imgur.com/dy182jMh.jpg (https://imgur.com/dy182jM)...
07-23-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,741
Posted By JaccoW

Locking a Carradice Bagman QR

So, like I said I wanted to use the quick release functionality of the Bagman but didn't want to risk the Carradice bag in day to day use in the city.
Carradice doesn't have any way to lock the...
07-21-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By JaccoW

The chainguard looks a lot like the one on some...

The chainguard looks a lot like the one on some older Gazelle city bikes like the Tour de France and Grand Tourist.
And I have very similar levers for a future project but I never thought of...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,905
Posted By JaccoW

It depends a lot on the location. In Europe...

It depends a lot on the location. In Europe bicycle bells are recognized by most people and as such people only use them to warn them they're passing when they are close by.
It means "I cannot pass...
07-10-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

While I am waiting for the weekend before I can...

While I am waiting for the weekend before I can work on the bike some more and take another shot at the rear fork I was looking back at something I came across a few years ago; hydraulic drum brakes....
07-08-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,597
Views: 316,008
Posted By JaccoW

Tried cold setting a tandem fork today. It was......

Tried cold setting a tandem fork today. It was... not as succesful as I hoped. Spread it repeatedly up to a maximum of 160mm until the rod started buckling and stripping the threads with the final...
07-08-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

I fought the fork.. and the fork won

I tried the one from RJ the bike guy as well today and it worked... somewhat.

I used 8mm stainless steel threaded rod, nuts and washers.
Managed to spread the fork from 120mm to 122mm then 127mm...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,905
Posted By JaccoW

I made a post a while ago with a link to an...

I made a post a while ago with a link to an Instagram video of mine that shows the sound of a couple of different bells in my possession (or surrounding bikes):
C&V Bell post...
07-07-20, 03:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Built the wheel yesterday. As is common for me I...

Built the wheel yesterday. As is common for me I made a mistake first time around (swapped the long and short spokes) so I had to rebuild the wheel.
My girlfriend told me she was in awe at my...
07-06-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,232
Posted By JaccoW

Everything in the house for a wheelbuild tonight...

Everything in the house for a wheelbuild tonight (or this week)! :D
I will be building a new wheel for the Gazelle tandem...
07-06-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

Everything in the house for a wheelbuild tonight...

Everything in the house for a wheelbuild tonight (or this week)!

http://i.imgur.com/EWtgYT4.jpg (https://imgur.com/EWtgYT4)
06-29-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By JaccoW

Just wanted to add something that u/Boitameuh on...

Just wanted to add something that u/Boitameuh on R e d d i t showed me in his post "Mid 80s Méral. Doesn't belong to bike porn apparently..." (https://bit.ly/2VuyJJG)

The reborn Meral brand by...
06-27-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,232
Posted By JaccoW

I know you're joking but the Dollar is worth less...

I know you're joking but the Dollar is worth less than the Euro right now and has been for the past 5 years. This is probably €2 or something but patch kits like that are cheap and light. Add €0.50...
06-20-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By JaccoW

Velocipedum...

Velocipedum (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMsnlkpc0guToHipklmUmQQ)
MonkeyShred (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0a5ay9sFbhx8l8WoHyogKQ)

Non-C&V but still interesting:

Not just bikes...
06-19-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

I think that would be considered a "kruisframe"...

I think that would be considered a "kruisframe" or cross frame over here. Magneet Kruisframe tandem (https://www.transportfiets.net/2008/05/14/magneet-kruisframe-tandem-transportfiets/)

And some...
06-19-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,372
Posted By JaccoW

I think I have a rim in mind. The Ryde Andra 40...

I think I have a rim in mind. The Ryde Andra 40 (https://www.ryde.nl/andra-40) is one of the few rims rated for total weight up to 180Kg (~400 lbs) and the Disc version is even all black. While it...
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