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07-06-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,304
Posted By Unca_Sam

bikemig I have been able to get into the co-op...

bikemig
I have been able to get into the co-op and look at the cages there. I didn't see any T.A. branded, but plenty of copies. Surprisingly, most were silver with white, so, let me know if you...
07-06-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By Unca_Sam

It depends on the initial scratch size, just like...

It depends on the initial scratch size, just like sandpaper. If you can simply see the scratches, but not necessarily feel them with the edge of your nail, polishing compound or rubbing compound can...
07-06-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

I say it's a crashed and repaired bike, looking...

I say it's a crashed and repaired bike, looking to get turned into a tourer or cross bike, with the new canti posts. They wouldn't make the effort to tear up the decal and leave the front end looking...
07-06-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

With a little more care with component choices,...

With a little more care with component choices, this could be an attractive alt-bike. Could a Fuji sports 10 hope for a better outcome?
07-03-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

"Front and rear tire latch" :innocent: at least...

"Front and rear tire latch" :innocent: at least they included a catalog scan in the pictures.
07-03-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,845,003
Posted By Unca_Sam

Ditto in a 26.6. I asked here if there frame...

Ditto in a 26.6. I asked here if there frame might be distorted, because the tubing should be either 26.4 or 26.8 nominal. I was looking to buy the more common size of XC seatpost until I realized...
07-03-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

I placed a bid for you, and drive up the price. ...

I placed a bid for you, and drive up the price.

You're welcome.
07-03-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

I feel bad for the guy, updated to say he got...

I feel bad for the guy, updated to say he got hundreds of emails and can't respond to everyone so he's just putting them on the curb. :eek:

RUN!!
07-03-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,845,003
Posted By Unca_Sam

For those less common old sizes, you will find...

For those less common old sizes, you will find origin8 and uno/Kalloy are the only remaining manufacturer of new in anything other than silver (just black). Scour ebay for the xc post, or search at...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,113
Posted By Unca_Sam

Healthcare in America is just illusion after...

Healthcare in America is just illusion after illusion. We pay more for our care (because someone will pay cash rates, set high so negotiated rates can cover more than a decade learning medicine), but...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,113
Posted By Unca_Sam

Another dirty secret: procedure cost payments...

Another dirty secret: procedure cost payments from insurance (unless it's routine and uses a set price) use a percentage of the provider's cost, which they make as high as possible so they can net...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,113
Posted By Unca_Sam

Dirty secret about 0% dealer/manufacturer...

Dirty secret about 0% dealer/manufacturer financing: The expected (reasonable) interest is simply added to the principal amount, to be amortized over the life of the loan. Dealers can reduce the...
07-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By Unca_Sam

So I wore the shorts yesterday and was pleased...

So I wore the shorts yesterday and was pleased with the ventilation capacity that the thin pad provided in the heat. That got me started on looking for the business on the tag. I had already...
07-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By Unca_Sam

verktyg, that was an unusual amount of venom from...

verktyg, that was an unusual amount of venom from you. If it makes you feel any better, you've laid hands on more beautiful machines than I ever will.
07-01-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

madpogue, I'll agree with Mad Honk. Those empty...

madpogue, I'll agree with Mad Honk. Those empty box / sealed box threads were epic, and probably some type of shared mania. What a great time to be alive!
07-01-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Unca_Sam

We agree. What is your pedaling style? Are you...

We agree. What is your pedaling style? Are you standing and pedaling hard frequently? Consider spinning the crank instead of mashing to limit peak forces on your drivetrain components.
06-30-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Unca_Sam

Lower end, the rear dropouts are stamped without...

Lower end, the rear dropouts are stamped without a hanger and there are no bosses for shifters on the down tube. I haven't seen a Raleigh with a rear brake bridge like that either. With the chromed...
06-30-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By Unca_Sam

Oof. Tally your loss? If you know a frame...

Oof. Tally your loss? If you know a frame builder, you could probably straighten the frame and the fork with alignment tools. For a price, of course. You'd have to decide if the bike is worth it.
06-30-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Unca_Sam

I can't answer those questions without seeing it...

I can't answer those questions without seeing it firsthand. The Mr. Whirly seems like a hybrid between an octalink and hollow-tech. The installation instructions make it clear that it's a 3 piece...
06-30-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Unca_Sam

Yes, it's still your pedal extensions.

Yes, it's still your pedal extensions.
06-30-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 892
Posted By Unca_Sam

Yes, it's the extenders. The crank...

Yes, it's the extenders.

The crank interface isn't designed to do much more than rotate the spindle. Introducing additional forces outside of the roughly perpendicular pedaling motion seems like...
06-30-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

This entire saga made me chuckle.

This entire saga made me chuckle.
06-28-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Unca_Sam

I can't give you an answer on that. From what I...

I can't give you an answer on that. From what I know, the two surefire ways to screw up your seatpost clamp is to use a post smaller than the design, or to ignore recommended torque values and...
06-27-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

Bad dog!

:lol:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/114279474371

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1079x1442/screenshot_20200627_200955_ebay_33b264498adb134e462d703a965aaafc6bcb9698.jpg
NOT "tool...
06-26-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

You want that? It's yours! That's been up at...

You want that? It's yours! That's been up at least a year, with no changes. It's a granite pluton in the craigslist chalk bed.
06-26-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

What an ODD beast

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2637937119754058/

The head tube has a Ross sticker on it; did they even make recumbents?...
06-26-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

My first thought is that they're track bars on an...

My first thought is that they're track bars on an adjustable stem that's all the way up. But they're so square.

Got it. That's a gooseneck stem, as for cruisers. I'll bet those are a city style...
06-25-20, 01:38 PM
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Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

Poor bike. Crashed, and then your corpse is used...

Poor bike. Crashed, and then your corpse is used to swindle some unsuspecting schmuck.
06-25-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

Good old bike co op! Found a matching set of 590...

Good old bike co op! Found a matching set of 590 wheels with better chrome. The SA AW hub built into the other wheel is a little beat, but I'm pretty sure the guts will swap over with no problems.
06-25-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

clubman I found a wheelset in better...

clubman
I found a wheelset in better condition, thank you kindly for the offer! ...
06-25-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,845,003
Posted By Unca_Sam

Did you buy the housing by the foot? My LBS' only...

Did you buy the housing by the foot? My LBS' only stock black that way.
:(...
06-25-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 142,542
Posted By Unca_Sam

Moto Grand Touring

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200625_082534_aa1cd8a0172397d543c85597d6ba125ad704bd8f.jpg

The panels and color grabbed my attention, so I grabbed a picture.
06-23-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Unca_Sam

😉. It was only possible with the help of...

😉.
It was only possible with the help of others. That and clear subject titles.
06-23-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

I cracked open the atom pedals I had, and pulled...

I cracked open the atom pedals I had, and pulled some cones to measure. Let me know if this is what you're looking for.
Edited to add that the cone seems threaded for a 7mm spindle....
06-22-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

Going around with your cantilevers flopping...

Going around with your cantilevers flopping around in public!? Have you no shame?
06-22-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

clubman, are the smaller cones you offered...

clubman, are the smaller cones you offered compatible? The donor wheelset I checked out today was in similar condition with completely incompatible hardware. :(
06-22-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

I'm sure it's 26, because it's finer than 24 and...

I'm sure it's 26, because it's finer than 24 and nearly indistinguishable from m8 x 1.0...
06-22-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,228
Views: 1,845,003
Posted By Unca_Sam

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/475x270/giphy_3__d2bdc299cff18f65ac971fe5815a5ab862112474.gif
Fantastic fabrication!
if the derailleur is still functional, you can still buy...
06-21-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

Thanks. That's helpful. I know this isn't 24 tpi...

Thanks. That's helpful. I know this isn't 24 tpi because that would match up. This is a later hub, and the AW mate was August of 1960.
06-21-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

I can peek at the cones on my atom pedals, but I...

I can peek at the cones on my atom pedals, but I have no idea if the OEM models I have use the same cones.
06-21-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's acceptable, though if I'm getting an entire...

It's acceptable, though if I'm getting an entire axle assembly, I'd swap it out. I'll review the dimensions, and see if there are brand new 5/16" assemblies with lock nuts that may be useful.
06-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

Apparently "Phillips" is the magic word. I found...

Apparently "Phillips" is the magic word. I found a pair of axle assemblies for $$ on the bay, but both listed the axles as 5/16". Is my axle really 5/16, since they're *almost* the same? I know 26tpi...
06-19-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19,128
Views: 3,115,370
Posted By Unca_Sam

Bike + lock = 30 lbs...

Or: anchor chain included?
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/278851523469675/...
06-19-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

Much appreciated!

Much appreciated!
06-19-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

Whole lotta information in that ad...:rolleyes:

Whole lotta information in that ad...:rolleyes:
06-19-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 56,823
Views: 8,171,247
Posted By Unca_Sam

:love:I missed that posting. I could do worse for...

:love:I missed that posting. I could do worse for my first aluminum frame...
Don't go buying it though. I have enough on my plate. 😪
06-19-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,852
Posted By Unca_Sam

Fixed side cone for old 3 speed front hub

Looking for the right side cone for a generic "made in England" front hub. This would be the non-adjustable cone. The axle is 8mm with a 1mm pitch; the cone is 17mm in diameter and 14mm overall...
06-19-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By Unca_Sam

Here's the inside of the most corroded area: ...

Here's the inside of the most corroded area:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20200619_094404_95b16a289399ca050b082e8d1754ae77c29f7946.jpg
Not bad....
06-19-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 142,542
Posted By Unca_Sam

Efficient thieves would have used a...

Efficient thieves would have used a battery-powered grinder to cut the shackle, and taken it all. No one said you had to be smart to be a thief, though.
06-18-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By Unca_Sam

The spoke nipples turn freely. I guess that's...

The spoke nipples turn freely. I guess that's what brass nipples and zinc-coated spokes are good for? I'm not going to worry much about the brake track, you're not supposed to brake with the back...
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