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03-24-20, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200320_095533_44dc47d09e57dab69e0a63d224c19a010bb73ec6.jpg...
03-23-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

How do you mean #juvela...

How do you mean #juvela (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=juvela) ?
03-23-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Someone else bought the frame set from mp. Did...

Someone else bought the frame set from mp. Did anybody from classic and vintage buy it?
03-23-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

I've send them an email asking about the bike....

I've send them an email asking about the bike. They have been in business for 40 years and the bike might be 70 years old?? So it's a long shot.
03-23-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Locomotief

Very beautiful bike. I'll be following this...

Very beautiful bike. I'll be following this thread to see how you fix it up.
03-22-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Tried googling it. Came up with nothing.

Tried googling it. Came up with nothing.
03-22-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Contacted the seller if he knew anything about...

Contacted the seller if he knew anything about the frame. Only thing he knows is that his frame is never been used.
03-22-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

thats an exact copy... but better.

thats an exact copy... but better.
03-21-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Just ordered evaporust en evaporust gel for the...

Just ordered evaporust en evaporust gel for the frame. Watched some video's about the stuff and was sold. Can't wait to get started. There's lots off stuff here I want to try evaporust on.
03-21-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

It does not look like a TWF headset. ...

It does not look like a TWF headset.

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it does not have the teeth like...
03-20-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Amazed again about your knowledge #juvela...

Amazed again about your knowledge #juvela (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=juvela)

and I'll keep an eye on the cracks in the paint. If they get worse I'll have the...
03-20-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Hi #non-fixie ...

Hi #non-fixie

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1007x570/1k0_9f136372fb5869d79e4ef9136768842401aa09f5_17fcaa7807ce28e98e2c2ca1507ab81959535e3c.jpg
It is a sweet little bike....
03-20-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

I don't think the original rims are 650b. They...

I don't think the original rims are 650b. They did have the weinmann logo around the valve. They are aluminum and they look very similar to a set a super champion rims I have from my Peugeot ph10....
03-19-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Hi #non-fixie, where did you find this...

Hi #non-fixie,

where did you find this picture? Its look very similar to the front fork on my visser.
...
03-19-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Hi #road...

Hi #road (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=road) fan

I'm using the wheels off this bike....
03-19-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

I thought it was a light bracket. ...

I thought it was a light bracket.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1853/20200319_124150_b6835f96e7c9558336516562b4193d54150ceca7.jpg
03-19-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x1600/img_20200319_wa0009_cc3af302b26d89d2f59f9fa95d37f20b9db03c74.jpg...
03-19-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Seat stay on this one is questionable as well. ...

Seat stay on this one is questionable as well.

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03-19-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,496
Posted By Locomotief

Picked up the Visser Vainqueur from my workshop...

Picked up the Visser Vainqueur from my workshop last night. Because off the demise of this Visser bicycle:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1195957-should-i-worried-crack-s.html

The...
03-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

Yes. Stripped most of the bike today. ...

Yes. Stripped most of the bike today.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200318_184850_83d2fd5870b01e4329e18ea8229a13c397b9bd23.jpg
Maybe I'll pick up the other...
03-18-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

thats an amazing story! Could you post the...

thats an amazing story! Could you post the thread? I would love to read that story.
03-18-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

I think your right about the questionable quality...

I think your right about the questionable quality off this frame. Detailing is low quality. And it feels like there might be more surprises hidden under the mediocre paintjob. Luckily it has some...
03-18-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

That's one bend frame... what happens?!

That's one bend frame... what happens?!
03-17-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

And I have a hard time explaining it :) the seat...

And I have a hard time explaining it :) the seat tube top is pressed together to get that shape. Most of the time they use a special insert with that shape. But not on this frame.

I think by...
03-17-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

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

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03-17-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

I don't think it's a very special frame. I do...

I don't think it's a very special frame. I do like it but probably not worth the money to fix it.
...
03-17-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

I will try to explain what I found in my best...

I will try to explain what I found in my best English... the top of the seat stay tube is crimmed. It's not a separate piece. The part of the tube that's fastened to the frame is slowly getting...
03-17-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,517
Posted By Locomotief

Should I be worried? Crack(s)

Today I had my new old bike upside down. And noticed these two cracks. The one under my saddle I'm not sure about if it's the paint or the connection.

The other one near my back brake is length...
03-17-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-16-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Locomotief

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200316_230812_3f2d4aa0e25e003e7ff445981cc069c6671fdf83.jpg
Is this what your looking for?
03-15-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,906
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1130/imag1091_0999987cf1df9017923745eb2321d55e5c3a269c.jpg
My dutch batavus. Sturmey archer 3 speed. Still in good condition.
03-15-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,906
Posted By Locomotief

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x685/20200306_212037_9c8df78b912d093446f759513e423e9e204ef007.jpg
not sure what it is. It was for sale a few weeks ago. Its above average...
03-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Locomotief

[QUOTE=dedhed;21366420]https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gim...

[QUOTE=dedhed;21366420]https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/298x400/vintage_elite_bicycle_lamp_light_1_18ceaa7986a1ebd1f9d263029081a49c_231729f5f2d4f75da4eae7fd2c49a3e506d664f4.jpg...
03-13-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

Parts: Mud guards: bluemel's lightweight...

Parts:

Mud guards: bluemel's lightweight England

Rims: nici Toro?

Tires: wolber renforce tubular

Stem: pivo
03-13-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x1600/img_20200313_wa0001_fc706f5b17ee69d2f881216684768ee14a3d7da2.jpg...
03-13-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x900/img_20200313_wa0003_ab7f630162aed1ca69e03d877404b6afc44e6e01.jpg...
03-13-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

Lightrace products produced by Etablissements...

Lightrace products produced by Etablissements Gourgaud et Cie of Saint Etienne.

An other French connection.

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Seat binder appears it may be a hardware store item. Perhaps a replacement......
03-12-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200311_195056_a6fdee898a9c51accab8ddde18dd648262c47262.jpg
and they are bluemels.
03-12-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

It takes some getting use to. But it's been in my...

It takes some getting use to. But it's been in my living room for a couple off days and the colors are starting to grow on me.
03-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

Thanks. #alexnagui...

Thanks. #alexnagui (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=alexnagui) !
03-12-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,175
Posted By Locomotief

The solex engine is a easy engine to put on a...

The solex engine is a easy engine to put on a bike as well. Maybe a little low on power but there are ways to give them some more. And there not that noisy. And parts are really easy to get.
...
03-12-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200312_090716_4597b9764c51a0bad6873fbd2f5af896a14b6412.jpg
and there's this number on the seat tube.
03-12-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

i just noticed these markings on the headset. ...

i just noticed these markings on the headset.
"Light race"
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x922/20200312_091708_b17faa07d143d16e2c1d324f152078a27e4f630c.jpg

I found...
03-11-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

Tried to make pictures but the camera on my phone...

Tried to make pictures but the camera on my phone is not that good... I'll give it a try in daylight tomorrow.

I did found this mark on the fork legs:
...
03-11-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

That's pretty cool you got to meet them both. The...

That's pretty cool you got to meet them both. The bikes do have some similarities.... and why do you think it's a Belgian connection?
03-11-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

I haven't had time to make some good pictures but...

I haven't had time to make some good pictures but your right about the campag hubs. #juvela (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=juvela)

I really love the bike now...
03-11-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

I picked up the bike yesterday. The previous...

I picked up the bike yesterday. The previous owner told me he bought a secondhand frame at wim vissers shop. Wim then had it repainted at an other place. Like you I'm starting to think there was a...
03-10-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By Locomotief

Very cool bike #non-fixie. love the color and...

Very cool bike #non-fixie.
love the color and decals. You got lucky for that kind off money and such a cool look.
03-10-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

I was hoping to hear from you #non-fixie So...

I was hoping to hear from you #non-fixie

So if I understand you correctly. The decals where not daan's brainchild but something you could buy off the shelf and stick on your frame? So do you think...
03-10-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,047
Posted By Locomotief

I really like the pump and pump holder set. What...

I really like the pump and pump holder set. What is the age off this pump set up #juvela (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=juvela)
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