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04-01-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Insidious C.

planetary gear freewheel / derailleur compatibility

This freewheel came with a hub I just bought. The seller said it was very rare and cutting edge back in the day. I am pretty sure this wont work with any of the derailleurs I am familiar with. Does...
03-30-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By Insidious C.

650"b" ;)

650"b" ;)
03-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Insidious C.

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I...

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I scrubbed the saddle down thoroughly. A bit of green remains- not enough to concern me. I will scrub once more before moving on to the rejuvenation phase....
03-26-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Insidious C.

Commuter exemption. Anything goes.

Commuter exemption. Anything goes.
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Insidious C.

I've owned two Treks with similar year digit...

I've owned two Treks with similar year digit discrepancies. Others have reported the same thing. I guess it's just not 100% reliable.
03-10-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By Insidious C.

Yes it is safe to ride with your hands on the...

Yes it is safe to ride with your hands on the hoods. In fact, that is the position most often used. You can operate the brakes with your hands on the hoods, but to stop quickly it is best to first...
03-09-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By Insidious C.

To get a rough idea if the frame fits you,...

To get a rough idea if the frame fits you, straddle the bike. With feet flat on the ground lift the bike up snug against your crotch. Ideally you should then be able to get one or two inches of air...
02-28-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Insidious C.

Um, if I had a hideaway like that I would just...

Um, if I had a hideaway like that I would just live in it.
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Insidious C.

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show...

Looks like a Viner Record. Brochure does not show slotted BB shell but that is also typical Viner (except Professional).
...
02-06-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 905
Posted By Insidious C.

70s Team Record. Nice bike. Clean it carefully if...

70s Team Record. Nice bike. Clean it carefully if you are keeping it. If your plan is too sell it, sell it as is.
Replies: 17
Views: 1,734
Posted By Insidious C.

Congrats on your find. It's a great choice for...

Congrats on your find. It's a great choice for what you have planned. Have you considered starting a new build thread for your bike? Pretty soon you will have the requisite 10 posts and be able to...
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Insidious C.

It looks like a late 80s Viva Sport model. Nice...

It looks like a late 80s Viva Sport model. Nice sport touring type of bike of modest value.
...
01-24-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20,218
Views: 3,391,199
Posted By Insidious C.

Thevenet Peugeot

edit- The bent fork was so conspicuous that at first I didn't even notice the 26" rear wheel and brake that wouldn't reach it!
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01-22-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,424
Posted By Insidious C.

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

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01-19-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,116
Posted By Insidious C.

I collect bikes from Birmingham that begin with...

I collect bikes from Birmingham that begin with the letter D. :)

First one is Dunelt...
01-17-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By Insidious C.

Dunelt Flyer

On ebay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Early-60s-English-Dunelt-58cm-Campagnolo-Williams-G-B-Brooks-Reynolds/265004196418?hash=item3db37b2242:g:HtIAAOSwtlFf9f1V). The price is not so attractive but the...
01-15-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By Insidious C.

^ I'll just dump it over on the rear derailleur...

^ I'll just dump it over on the rear derailleur an take a pic...
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Insidious C.

I don't know this brand but the frame looks...

I don't know this brand but the frame looks good/very good quality. A Rolls saddle- very nice! Clean and lube. New chain. New cables and housing. Probably tires too.

Check the function of the...
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Insidious C.

That is not a bike you see every day. What can be...

That is not a bike you see every day. What can be done to increase the value is clean it, treat the rust to the extent possible, and service it.
12-22-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By Insidious C.

Buy an extension...

Buy an extension (https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/products/roadlink).

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12-11-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By Insidious C.

Dibs on Simplex seatpost in the event you don't...

Dibs on Simplex seatpost in the event you don't sell the whole lot.
11-03-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By Insidious C.

I am the seller (hopefully) of this bike. Part of...

I am the seller (hopefully) of this bike. Part of my "regain space in the garage" campaign.
10-08-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By Insidious C.

Here's an unusual tandem...

Here's an unusual tandem (https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-french-tandem-reynolds-531/7210078088.html)...
10-04-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By Insidious C.

I would leave it. If the band slips (it probably...

I would leave it. If the band slips (it probably won't) then move it.
10-03-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,712
Posted By Insidious C.

I believe these to be Brampton/Phillips pedals...

I believe these to be Brampton/Phillips pedals with Ashly toe clips. Late 50s vintage.
...
09-18-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Insidious C.

That's a great gift. Recommend you surprise gf...

That's a great gift. Recommend you surprise gf with something nice.
08-27-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Insidious C.

Dunelt Fleur de Rouille (Lys)

Looking for thoughts on model year. This rusty Fleur de Lys resembles the other examples that turned up in my web search. The fork crown is different though, and it has a Brampton crankset rather...
08-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By Insidious C.

Lygie stamped frame size in inches on BB, twice,...

Lygie stamped frame size in inches on BB, twice, as your frame seems to have.
08-09-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to BikeForums. This appears to be a...

Welcome to BikeForums. This appears to be a pretty low end bike. Ride it if you like it but there is no upside to refurbishing.

Picture album. (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18770382)
...
06-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By Insidious C.

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack...

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack is. That may just be plating separating from the tube.

Seat post- man that is ugly! Remove *all* the paint in that region to see the real extent of...
06-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Insidious C.

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was...

If that's a boom era px10 the cable routing was changed too, including stay braze on. I can't tell from the pic- 52telecaster are rear dropouts Simplex?
06-05-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 839,428
Posted By Insidious C.

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks...

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks were not included but luckily I had on hand some nice front and rear touring racks (Blackburn and Tubus) and the pictured B17. If I go missing from...
06-01-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Insidious C.

mrv Soma Sutro: 180 x 100 x 22.2 x 25.4 very...

mrv
Soma Sutro: 180 x 100 x 22.2 x 25.4 very good condition $33 shipped
Technomic A: 11(inches) x 90 x 22.2 x 25.4 good condition $28 shipped
Technomic B: 9(inches) x 110 x 22.2 x 25.4 fair...
06-01-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Insidious C.

I've got a couple of rider condition Technomics...

I've got a couple of rider condition Technomics and a super nice Sutro. I will wander out to the garage on my lunch break to check sizing.
05-30-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Insidious C.

Milwaukee universal remover tool. :fred:

Milwaukee universal remover tool. :fred:
Replies: 26
Views: 1,987
Posted By Insidious C.

I just sold a yellow/white 87 IM Master for $250...

I just sold a yellow/white 87 IM Master for $250 last weekend in Portland. It was a garage queen with exceptional paint and components. The negatives: one tire was original (33 years old) and the...
05-27-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Insidious C.

And just to muddy the waters a little more, here...

And just to muddy the waters a little more, here are pics of the Sequoia (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17981180) in all its rusty splendor. Seat tube is a whopping 18.75 CTC. As per post #2...
05-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,849
Posted By Insidious C.

If you explore the C&V forum just a little you...

If you explore the C&V forum just a little you will see many examples of gentrified go-fast bikes. Flat bars with trigger shifters, upward angled stems and saddles meant for upright comfort are...
05-25-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even...

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even a simple job. I vote build it yourself.
05-23-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By Insidious C.

Lovely! The (unofficial) rule is only apologize...

Lovely! The (unofficial) rule is only apologize for *not* posting pics. :)
05-21-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By Insidious C.

ATM there are four Sequoias in "inventory." I...

ATM there are four Sequoias in "inventory." I guess you could say a small forest. :o

The FD is (faux endless) band mount as are the shifters, Cyclone M-II and GT RD. Brakes are Superbe....
05-19-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By Insidious C.

Welcome to Bike Forums! Parts are cheaper here,...

Welcome to Bike Forums! Parts are cheaper here, generally, than ebay. By all means enjoy it. I have found my Daccordi, owned since new, to have an amazingly durable finish. Just wash the dirt off...
05-17-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 965
Posted By Insidious C.

Procrastination pays off - Sequoia parts bike

A couple of years ago I acquired a mistreated 82 Specialized Sequoia. Frame, fork and headset were the only original parts, and the fork looked bent. I took it to l'atelier de gugie, where the...
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Insidious C.

That looks like a pretty nice frame, good...

That looks like a pretty nice frame, good condition and decent components. I'd say good price for someone over 6ft tall.
05-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61,098
Views: 9,137,076
Posted By Insidious C.

Trek ('81 616?) Colorado Springs Goodwill (auction)

link (https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/92351048)

22.5 inch. Current bid $28.

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05-02-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,155
Posted By Insidious C.

There is an example of that BB cutout in the...

There is an example of that BB cutout in the drain hole thread. Nishiki.
04-25-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,483
Posted By Insidious C.

Nemosengineer my kind of project. An the valves-...

Nemosengineer my kind of project. An the valves- from the Nautilus?
04-19-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By Insidious C.

Interesting story. It must have been a worthy...

Interesting story. It must have been a worthy bike to take you from San Francisco to LA! If it were me, I might research Japanese brands from the 60's and look for pictures that jogged my memory....
Replies: 46
Views: 3,014
Posted By Insidious C.

Note to self: Keep an eye open for $250...

Note to self: Keep an eye open for $250 claimed-to-be Cinellis.
Replies: 46
Views: 3,014
Posted By Insidious C.

Here is a link to OP's photo album...

Here is a link to OP's photo album (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/17493846)
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