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09-18-20, 05:41 PM
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Posted By familyguy

That is nearly the model that the Interceptor...

That is nearly the model that the Interceptor was based on, so...
09-18-20, 05:02 AM
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Posted By familyguy

I had it repainted by a local guy geting into...

I had it repainted by a local guy geting into framebuilding and painting. It's a colour that Ford used in here in Australia called Tropicana Green. ​​​​I recreated a version of the original decals in...
09-15-20, 02:23 AM
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Views: 2,301,850
Posted By familyguy

Another rebuild for the 80s 501SL Cicli Zini....

Another rebuild for the 80s 501SL Cicli Zini. Centaur 10s, Ambrosio Excellence on Miche RC2, Cinelli 66-44 and XA stem, SR fluted seat post, Fizik Arione, Shimano 600 sealed headset.
...
06-09-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By familyguy

To answer your items in order: Bonded...

To answer your items in order:

Bonded cranks, crank-based freewheel systems.
It works, but the entire component rattles in the caliper arm.
Nobody touches this but me, and it wasn't touched so...
06-08-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By familyguy

Would that screw coming out/loose make the whole...

Would that screw coming out/loose make the whole assembly loose? I'd hope not but Shimano have done some weird things in their time...
06-08-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By familyguy

Ultegra 6700 brakes - loose cable pinch bolt assembly

Should assembly part item 17 on the PDF be loose?
https://si.shimano.com/pdfs/ev/EV-BR-6700-2921C.pdf

The rear is rock solid, I dont remember the front brake rattling when it was first installed,...
05-15-20, 01:39 AM
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Posted By familyguy

Lockdown got me like 'chance to finish a few...

Lockdown got me like 'chance to finish a few things'. By finish I mean swap stuff over a lot...

Paconi (SLX New) with DA 7800 and 32H 6700/Open Pro wheels:...
05-13-20, 01:26 AM
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Posted By familyguy

Don't think I put the revised wheelset version on...

Don't think I put the revised wheelset version on yet. 36mm carbon Token Ventous with 25 Schwalbe Durano:
...
04-24-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By familyguy

Close. HL bars. Happy to lose a cheap set.

Close. HL bars. Happy to lose a cheap set.
04-23-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By familyguy

Bar sleeve twist damage

Looks like they've taken a fair force through the sleeve. Can't recall what these were on but was about to put them on a build. Is this a fatal piece of damage?

https://i.imgur.com/QFyORsD.jpg
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01-03-20, 03:35 AM
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Views: 7,607
Posted By familyguy

Same message as I got today.

Same message as I got today.
11-21-19, 06:59 PM
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Posted By familyguy

What are those bars? They look really nice on...

What are those bars? They look really nice on that, I'd be keen to try something like that on a few of my builds.
11-18-19, 04:19 AM
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Views: 157
Posted By familyguy

Shogun colours/colour codes

Looking at repainting a Shogun 1000, see pic.

Anyone know the colour codes, or a close automotive colour match for the blue and cream? Alternatively, I could repaint it in the burgundy and cream...
10-14-19, 11:58 PM
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Posted By familyguy

Kevin may have built for Cecil Walker for a...

Kevin may have built for Cecil Walker for a while. I think it's all a bit of a cosa nostra for Aussie builders. I've got a Paconi, Cecil Walker, Kenevans, and a Conceicao in the stable. Always...
10-14-19, 08:00 PM
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Posted By familyguy

Sadly I think Paconi itself is vanishing, as the...

Sadly I think Paconi itself is vanishing, as the owner/head builder (Kevin Wigham is the main name connected with the brand) has gone very quiet. There are few Australian marques that pop up now and...
10-14-19, 07:04 AM
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Posted By familyguy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/vcrzjaq_78955b3ec9ba5f10ded9763ebc3b131a9c0e8e7d.jpg

Australian built Paconi (SLX New) with 7800 gear, and 6700 hubs on black Sun...
08-29-19, 07:37 PM
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Posted By familyguy

I borrowed some wheels... ...

I borrowed some wheels...

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08-01-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By familyguy

Probably Fuji VALite '1769'. Quad butted...

Probably Fuji VALite '1769'. Quad butted Fuji-proprietary tubing.

On second look, could also be a Del Rey. Similar spec model. Without original pics you may not know. Don't know if Fuji keep...
08-01-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By familyguy

I'm going to dispute the Team/Club model. Double...

I'm going to dispute the Team/Club model. Double rear eyelets? Gonna go with something like a Fuji Sagres. It looks a whole lot like one I had for a while. I can't remember if they all had flat fork...
07-31-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,932
Posted By familyguy

Ditto, I used the website as a resource when I...

Ditto, I used the website as a resource when I bought my Finest II.

ScottRyder I recently picked up your Japanese Steel book. Very nice. Some really nice stuff in there!
07-31-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By familyguy

According to some, yes. Tapping out to a larger...

According to some, yes. Tapping out to a larger size thread is not an option, as there is no bolt that size. I could machine a hollow mild steel bolt, but tightening it without a hex key end will be...
07-30-19, 06:05 PM
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Views: 622
Posted By familyguy

I've got a DA 7271 hub with the older protrusion...

I've got a DA 7271 hub with the older protrusion that the freehub slid onto. I believe the marks on it might be a sign that the body has worked loose over time and loaded the flange eccentrically....
07-29-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By familyguy

What if you machined a friction fit pin/sleeve...

What if you machined a friction fit pin/sleeve style fitting? Hollow, flanged at the top, that had to be pressed into the hub shell with a little force. Almost a 'bolt without threads'. Truth be told...
07-29-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By familyguy

Freehub mounting - without bolt?

Are there any cons as to running a freehub body without the fixing bolt?

The bolt secures the freehub to the hub shell, we've got that. But once the axle and cones are in, does the freehub bolt...
07-29-19, 09:16 PM
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Posted By familyguy

Again with a rebuild of my 1991 Gazelle CM AB ...

Again with a rebuild of my 1991 Gazelle CM AB

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1040x780/xb2g0yf_copy_6dcd294c402e174b86d31beee8a33ba60e823c53.jpg


Ultegra 6700 (53/39...
07-29-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,359
Posted By familyguy

Irrespective, the surface finish generally...

Irrespective, the surface finish generally wouldn't crack like that unless the tension is too high and it's being flexed. I'd say the rims are toast and it's a matter of time before the eyelets pull...
03-25-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,509
Posted By familyguy

Ignore the pedals, they got swapped to Speedplays...

Ignore the pedals, they got swapped to Speedplays soon after. Bike was ridden 1200km since this pic and has been pulled apart to make way for another neo-retro build...
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12-18-18, 05:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,119
Posted By familyguy

I do sort of have one. My 1991 Gazelle Champion...

I do sort of have one. My 1991 Gazelle Champion Mondial AB in my size (62c/t). Bought it as a NOS frame in 2015, built it, dirtied it, scratched it, unbuilt it, built it, used it, unbuilt it. Its...
12-17-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By familyguy

Yeah, seemingly shifted over a long time. I was...

Yeah, seemingly shifted over a long time. I was having bar drop incidents which I put down to 26.4 stem and 26.0 bars with a shim that wasn't quite right. Maybe not. Gonna clamp them in a 26.0 over...
12-17-18, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By familyguy

I found this picture, from when I first put these...

I found this picture, from when I first put these bars on my Fuji (yes, running as a fixed hence the one brake). Slipping is evident based on this. Unusual, must do the 'tight stem' trick and see if...
12-16-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By familyguy

Cinelli bar sleeves

Looking properly at my Cinelli Giro bars on the weekend, after I got hold of a second (older) set. Had a bit of a WTF moment. Bar 1 are the late model with cable groove. Bar 2 are older. Both 26.0...
12-06-18, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By familyguy

No, we just thread everything on backwards and...

No, we just thread everything on backwards and hope it stays in place.
12-06-18, 12:58 AM
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Views: 1,276
Posted By familyguy

Purely for future generations. A wise woman once...

Purely for future generations. A wise woman once said "I believe that children are our future, teach them well..."



Dunno. He may have. Frank is still working, I might be dropping in to ask him...
12-05-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By familyguy

Epic thread dig, I know, but in the interests of...

Epic thread dig, I know, but in the interests of completing identifications for future generations :) :beer:

Conceicao = Frank Conceicao, framebuilder and owner of Albion Cycles, Sydney,...
11-27-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 741,152
Posted By familyguy

Excellent info, thanks T-Mar. Will go a-googling...

Excellent info, thanks T-Mar. Will go a-googling for an 80's catalog. I did see the 81 (US?) catalog with the Professional in it, that certainly seems a step above this in terms of quality and gear....
11-27-18, 03:52 PM
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Posted By familyguy

This is the ebay ad pic, it's still in the back...

This is the ebay ad pic, it's still in the back of my car. Definitely looks to be an O rather than a C, but stranger things have happened with die stamps. But, as a back up to your claim, I googled...
11-27-18, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 741,152
Posted By familyguy

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20181127_182143_3c037823cfefe29d6a88f32416c52dbf1e1ab9b4.jpg
Thoughts? Nishiki, Superbe(?) or Pro(?) Codes for parts were all over the...
10-16-18, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By familyguy

Which locks me into 4X (aka overkill) with 308mm...

Which locks me into 4X (aka overkill) with 308mm spokes. How do people determine what a used hub was built as if they dont know the history?
10-15-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By familyguy

Doing the drawing for 2X results in 45 degrees...

Doing the drawing for 2X results in 45 degrees from radius line through spoke head to spoke angle. Hows that for compromise?!

Angle between spoke and line perpendicular to radius from centre of...
10-15-18, 01:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By familyguy

Dunno, depends what spokes I can get. Might have...

Dunno, depends what spokes I can get. Might have to use PG if I have to. Its for a shop/pub bike.
10-14-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By familyguy

2X on high flange hubs?

I've got a set of 27" wheels I ripped apart due to badly corroded spokes. The time has come to consider rebuilding them.

Shimano 80's HC-110 HF hubs: VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano HC-110 Large...
10-14-18, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 315,055
Posted By familyguy

Fitted some VO Porteurs to my Randonneur pick up...

Fitted some VO Porteurs to my Randonneur pick up for initial fitout as shopping bike. Test fitted wheels and milked enough adjustment out of the 80's Shimano canti brakes for 700C (though I'll...
06-30-18, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By familyguy

Thanks Andy. I did get a hold of a bolt and...

Thanks Andy. I did get a hold of a bolt and measured it at 13.6 outside the threads, so that fits with what you've said. I get my hands on the taps and dies tomorrow so I can check it fully.
06-24-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By familyguy

The taps I have access to are via a machine...

The taps I have access to are via a machine workshop, but not having the bolt to confirm up front, I thought I'd ask in case someone knew. If not, I will wait until I get it all in hand before I...
06-24-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By familyguy

Shimano freehub body bolt thread

I've been searching but unable to confirm what thread the freehub body bolts are. Part circled.
...
12-07-17, 04:46 PM
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Posted By familyguy

Recent change to the Gazelle AB. SRAM Force,...

Recent change to the Gazelle AB. SRAM Force, Cinelli XA/64-42, Thomson Elite and self-built wheels with Ultegra 6500:

https://i.imgur.com/HIDgDq7.jpg


New build. Paconi SLX New, full 5700 105...
04-12-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By familyguy

Have already been in touch with John. No luck. ...

Have already been in touch with John. No luck.

Jim
04-12-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By familyguy

Gazelle Vuelta info sought

I have a Gazelle Vuelta frame and fork sitting under my desk. I received it having been nearly totally sprayed matt black, all bar the badge. The dropouts are correct, the GAZELLE panto on the BB...
12-19-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 2,699,368
Posted By familyguy

http://cyclebucket.com/images/alan01.jpg I...

http://cyclebucket.com/images/alan01.jpg

I commute in Sydney, Aus. on this. Rides very nicely. I know nothing about them, aside from I've only ever seen two!
11-18-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,694
Posted By familyguy

It appears to be a gouge or indentation inside...

It appears to be a gouge or indentation inside the flange, but the spokes showed no signs of being similarly gouged, leading me to believe it happened either in the manufacturing process (but with...
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