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04-15-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By bwilli88

Got one and other SS bikes, need to dress this...

Got one and other SS bikes, need to dress this one.
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04-15-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By bwilli88

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the...

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the local tires are simple to slide on by hand. It is the fancy ones I have a problem with.
04-15-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By bwilli88

I highly recommend changing the bottom bracket to...

I highly recommend changing the bottom bracket to the recommended length. I have a bike I changed to a 1x9 and the chain kept popping off because the bottom bracket was too long.
Also I prefer to...
04-15-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By bwilli88

I second that, shall we vote?

I second that, shall we vote?
04-15-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, Not Nitto. Old Schwinn bars I think, not...

Nope, Not Nitto. Old Schwinn bars I think, not sure but a real nice Rando bar.
04-15-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By bwilli88

Barcons, DT, brifters, ???

Rebuilding my Fuji and I have a nice set of 105 yellow label shifters, derailleurs, cranksets, & brakes. I know the frame is not vintage but the group set is. Trying to decide a couple of things....
04-14-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,996
Posted By bwilli88

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage...

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage but it is what I am working on. Getting some parts on, trying to decide Barcons or DTs 2x9...
04-14-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By bwilli88

I am moving more of my bikes to riser bars. ...

I am moving more of my bikes to riser bars.
This worked for my mixed terrain rides here in Cambodia...
04-14-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,912
Posted By bwilli88

Here is another one. ...

Here is another one.
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-ritchey-break-away-cross-bicycle/7304537581.html

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04-13-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,912
Posted By bwilli88

Looks great. I love the idea of having one bike...

Looks great. I love the idea of having one bike for everything.
I must admit that I have had a bike for the past 8 years that is welded and just repainted it for the second time.
It was what I...
04-13-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By bwilli88

I rather enjoy 1x setups. ...

I rather enjoy 1x setups.
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1x9, it works great. ...
04-13-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,409
Posted By bwilli88

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing ...

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing
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Then there is Riddle of Steels...
04-13-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 501
Posted By bwilli88

While not a Bar end, it is a flat bar with a DT...

While not a Bar end, it is a flat bar with a DT for the front https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20190528_154407072_ce0c51ce8d43c0ccbfde9a638b1404fe119249d8.jpg...
04-12-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,200
Posted By bwilli88

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

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04-12-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By bwilli88

Mine will only take a 28 in the rear and 32 up...

Mine will only take a 28 in the rear and 32 up front.

Stand over is a variable, a 16mm tire could have a 20mm difference under a 32mm tire. Besides it is more the height of the frame from the...
04-10-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 a single speed and a 3 speed IGH, the...

I have 2 a single speed and a 3 speed IGH, the belt is cool but a pain to do anything with .
04-10-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,196
Posted By bwilli88

I am very impatiently waiting to see my...

I am very impatiently waiting to see my Gugieficatizion waiting for me at my house in Lancaster, PA....
04-09-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By bwilli88

Changing a flat tire is not a problem with a...

Changing a flat tire is not a problem with a belt. Here it is the other stuff in the way...
04-09-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,196
Posted By bwilli88

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but...

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but fat tires.
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I like...
04-09-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 bikes with belt drives, both from Japan....

I have 2 bikes with belt drives, both from Japan. One is a Miyata and one is a Bridgestone. The Miyata has this weird crankset to keep tension on the belt. The Bridgestone has a Bio-pace type with a...
04-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By bwilli88

Threaded valve stems do not really help. The...

Threaded valve stems do not really help. The tube will still try to move and if the stem is snugged to the rim the tube will try to move with the tire and rip the stem off.
I use them all the time...
04-08-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By bwilli88

Nice looking bike. I have a Zunow and it is...

Nice looking bike.
I have a Zunow and it is one of my fastest and nicest riding bikes.
GLWS.
04-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

So nice! GLWS

So nice! GLWS
Replies: 33
Views: 779
Posted By bwilli88

It would help if you had 2 things here. 1,...

It would help if you had 2 things here.
1, pictures
2. your location in your info.
04-07-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By bwilli88

I think these are going on an old trek frame I...

I think these are going on an old trek frame I hope to build up for a friend.
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04-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 318
Posted By bwilli88

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front...

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front shifter and it frustrated me try to get it to be flat while in the small ring.
I finally found that info sheet above and realized it was made that...
04-06-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By bwilli88

PM incoming!

PM incoming!
04-06-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 352,156
Posted By bwilli88

That is perfect, both the clips and the bike!

That is perfect, both the clips and the bike!
04-05-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 877
Posted By bwilli88

Find a good older steel frame something like a...

Find a good older steel frame something like a Raleigh Gran Sport from the early 70 with no derailleur hanger and horizontal dropouts and have a great wheel set built (or build it yourself)

Here...
04-05-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 352,156
Posted By bwilli88

Shimano or Dia-comp top tube cable clamps, My...

Shimano or Dia-comp top tube cable clamps, My Pure Fix Cleveland need some for a rear brake....
04-05-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By bwilli88

I am sooooo tempted. Nice stuff.

I am sooooo tempted.
Nice stuff.
04-04-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By bwilli88

Better than smaller in front. I have done this...

Better than smaller in front. I have done this often.
Forum: BMX
04-04-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,890
Posted By bwilli88

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray...

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray like some bmx bike. Never raced but like the simplicity of a BMX bike.
THis is what I ride now, a 29r SS coaster brake that ride so much better than...
04-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By bwilli88

Can you get a shorter/narrower bottom bracket...

Can you get a shorter/narrower bottom bracket spindle?
04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,841
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
04-02-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 24,223
Posted By bwilli88

My ...

My
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newest bike, a Pure Fix Cleveland. TIG welded but looks like...
04-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61,153
Views: 9,153,305
Posted By bwilli88

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way...

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way to my house in Pa.
...
04-01-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By bwilli88

How much grease did you put in when you cleaned...

How much grease did you put in when you cleaned the hub?
I have a Shimano CB-E110 and it was making a nasty noise while coasting.
I took the hub apart and packed it full of grease and the noise...
04-01-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 514
Posted By bwilli88

I have both a C17 and a C19 and both work great...

I have both a C17 and a C19 and both work great for me. I also have 3 Flyers and 2 professionals, and a B17 in the mail.
The C17 is on my SS 29r and the C19 is on my MTB.
The Flyers are on my...
03-31-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,043
Posted By bwilli88

Ask but put on a shirt.

Ask but put on a shirt.
03-31-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,941
Posted By bwilli88

I just do not get the Celeste love. Give me a...

I just do not get the Celeste love.
Give me a Root beer Raleigh....
03-31-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By bwilli88

I would love those bars. Nice bike, What...

I would love those bars.
Nice bike, What tires are they?
03-31-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,524
Posted By bwilli88

Rattle can can be an ok paint job. Here is a...

Rattle can can be an ok paint job.
Here is a cheapo Hybrid I made into a Covid single speeder coaster brake bike.
I stripped the paint and rust, primered it, let it sit for a couple of days in the...
03-31-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

Watching shiny silver spokes spin around a shined...

Watching shiny silver spokes spin around a shined up large flange hug on a wheel you have built.
reaching to the shift lever and dropping the chain into the next gear you are looking for with a...
03-29-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By bwilli88

Can you post a few pics and possibly the serial...

Can you post a few pics and possibly the serial numbers with any date that you know?
03-29-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By bwilli88

This is mine, I like 2 speed bikes. original...

This is mine, I like 2 speed bikes. original Covid build
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I...
03-29-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,118
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building...

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building muscle mass.
Diet.
you lose weight by reducing intake.
03-29-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By bwilli88

So, My decision ended up as. Leave them all...

So, My decision ended up as.
Leave them all as they are and use the wheels with the M530 hubs.
The Mavic rims with the 105 hubs will go back on my Fuji if I ever get it repainted as it will get...
03-29-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By bwilli88

The SRAM Automatix was/is a 2 speed centrifugal...

The SRAM Automatix was/is a 2 speed centrifugal hub, it automatically shifts when it gets to a certain speed, it is not a kickback hub.
SRAM dropped them from the line up a few years ago.
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