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08-03-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,967
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Posted By oneclick

I ran out of chainstay stops

The wee little clamp-on ones for the rear mech cable. Any brand is ok - can't ride without one.
07-27-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By oneclick

I've got extra. pm me your postal address - just...

I've got extra. pm me your postal address - just the screw or the wingnut too?
07-23-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By oneclick

Yes - see my post in the ISO sticky thread - a...

Yes - see my post in the ISO sticky thread - a pair of bars with them that just came off a MB tandem.
07-22-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By oneclick

Motobecane bar wrap - one-piece fake stitched

This actually looks pretty good. It's from a MB Interclub tandem I'm strippping. I'm pretty sure I can get it off without any tears, how you winkle it back on to a set of bars is up to you. It had...
07-20-20, 05:01 PM
07-20-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By oneclick

Just file the bad bit of thread - a jeweler's...

Just file the bad bit of thread - a jeweler's file of the right shape is excellent, but the corner of a plain smooth or dead smooth file will do.

When enlarging the hole, remember to just do the...
07-19-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57,362
Views: 8,322,140
Posted By oneclick

Top tube looks a little suspect near the head...

Top tube looks a little suspect near the head tube.
07-19-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By oneclick

I posted this: ...

I posted this:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1198334-camp-gran-sport-jockey-wheel-question.html

Additional info - either or both of the jockey wheels in my post might be from...
07-15-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By oneclick

I'd try an english set from the back side to see...

I'd try an english set from the back side to see if someone just rammed a french set in there. French are a little smaller.
07-13-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

I'm sure I saw negative thickness shims on...

I'm sure I saw negative thickness shims on Sheldon's site.

All the reviews were positive.
07-12-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 367
Posted By oneclick

Favorit. And if you're looking to get rid of...

Favorit.

And if you're looking to get rid of it it'd look nice on this:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/806x605/favsel5_e2f71a4851a57628d5fd890762222ee0a9d1e685.jpg
07-07-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By oneclick

They were marginally better in the rain than...

They were marginally better in the rain than plain steel ones.

Interestingly at least one manufacturer also made aluminium rims with serrations - Akront.
07-05-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By oneclick

Those are a bad idea. The hole in bar is a...

Those are a bad idea.

The hole in bar is a stress riser. Worse because of the way a Rivnut attaches. More extra stress when you are braking hard - and bars breaking then is doubly worse.

Get...
07-03-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By oneclick

These front mechs have a design flaw. The...

These front mechs have a design flaw. The cable-attachment section of the arm is too small. With time, and repeated use the eye will crack.

I have such a one.
07-01-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By oneclick

Slots don't align.

Slots don't align.
06-30-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By oneclick

I have a 1983 Gran Sport with a Raleigh headset -...

I have a 1983 Gran Sport with a Raleigh headset - stamped (and I checked) 24 TPI.
06-30-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By oneclick

I'd avoid any Lyotard with a built-up central...

I'd avoid any Lyotard with a built-up central barrel - the ones with a separate tube between the two cups. Those always get bent and/or the bearings get mis-adjusted. As well, Lyotards with a...
06-28-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By oneclick

July 1 1995 = Saturday July 1 1895 = Monday

July 1 1995 = Saturday
July 1 1895 = Monday
06-27-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 648
Posted By oneclick

Brass anneals really easily - hit it with the...

Brass anneals really easily - hit it with the torch, let it cool anyway you want. They're going inside, who cares if they are not shiny.
06-27-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 648
Posted By oneclick

If you have dimpled rims a washer, unless...

If you have dimpled rims a washer, unless similarly dimpled, is a bad idea. A flat washer will have only the edge contacting the dimpled surface, and the stress will be higher than no washer at all....
06-26-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 57,362
Views: 8,322,140
Posted By oneclick

Atala on kijiji

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/city-of-toronto/vintage-atala-road-bike-60-cm-campagnolo-miche-modolo/1508329511
...
06-25-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By oneclick

Brooks toe-clip curiosity/flaw

Have just been re-building a 1983 Raleigh Gran Sport, took the toe clips off for a good scrub.

Have a look - the logos and the size markings are on opposite sides of the clip:

...
06-24-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By oneclick

If they're bent, they'll likely be bent at one...

If they're bent, they'll likely be bent at one end - he said the skewer goes in as far as the threads. He should try putting the skewer in from the other side; if it the axle is bent, the skewer will...
06-24-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By oneclick

Every thread notch is a stress-riser. I have...

Every thread notch is a stress-riser.

I have never seen a skewer that was threaded more than just enough for the nut - and if I had one, I'd swap it out for one that wasn't.

A broken skewer...
06-24-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By oneclick

You're probably better off drilling/reaming the...

You're probably better off drilling/reaming the axle. Standard is 5mm, a 13/64 drill is 5.15-something, go from both ends and make sure you cross the middle.

Skewers are narrow enough as it is,...
06-23-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By oneclick

Interesting. The cheap campy dropouts...

Interesting.

The cheap campy dropouts contrast with fancy business in the top-tube.
06-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,634
Posted By oneclick

Well they did, on a different derailleur, the...

Well they did, on a different derailleur, the Sport.
06-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By oneclick

That's nothing. Put the magic stuff on it...

That's nothing.

Put the magic stuff on it and let it work, dab a little rust primer on, cover that with whatever you use to match the rest, ride.
06-23-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By oneclick

When you're not paying enough attention and you...

When you're not paying enough attention and you hit a big enough bump with your hands on the tops of the bars, the brake cable sticking out of the top of the housings can keep your hands from sliding...
06-23-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,281
Posted By oneclick

When I have reluctant pedals to take off this...

When I have reluctant pedals to take off this works:

Dissassemble the pedal, leaving the axle in the crank (like you have a choice here?)

Clamp the axle flats in a vice, axle pointing down so...
06-23-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By oneclick

That's one of the ways you can tell a real bike...

That's one of the ways you can tell a real bike shop from a poser boutique.

That and clean fingernails....
06-23-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By oneclick

I probably have a cap; have some Berthet and...

I probably have a cap; have some Berthet and other Lyotards, if the others' caps match I'll send you one. Will pm.

No you can't have my Berthets, they get ridden.
06-22-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By oneclick

From the photo, I'd be checking that top tube...

From the photo, I'd be checking that top tube near the steering head. Looks like a slight bend there.

And check the down tube.
06-22-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By oneclick

Pull the left side of the bb off, set it up in a...

Pull the left side of the bb off, set it up in a vice, and drive the axle out with a punch. You'll have to hit it hard enough that you don't want your toes where the axle will land.
06-22-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By oneclick

Remove the fork if you haven't already. Arrange...

Remove the fork if you haven't already.
Arrange the fork in a vice so that the slot is parallel to but just a bit proud of the jaw faces. File down to the face, checking the parallelism as you go...
06-21-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By oneclick

Ok, this is a nomenclature thing. A "skewer"...

Ok, this is a nomenclature thing. A "skewer" goes though a hollow axle and has clamping bits on the ends, and that's what holds the wheel on. What you have is just an axle - solid, and yes they can...
06-21-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By oneclick

Almost complete

All it need now are pedals. It came with Atom 600s, and on dissassembly I found one had a broken cone (see the ISO sticky thread). It'll probably get some Lyotards.

Favorit made pedals and it...
06-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By oneclick

Are you sure the guide will clear your BB lube...

Are you sure the guide will clear your BB lube cup?
06-21-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By oneclick

I have one a steel made-in-england front hub...

I have one a steel made-in-england front hub somewhere, seem to remember it felt nice enough, will dig it out and pull it apart.

EDIT: found it, not at all the hub you were looking for, sorry.
...
06-21-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By oneclick

Atom pedal cone needed

Argggh.

I have just got to the end of re-furbing these nice french pedals and found one cone has a fractured lip (l-r: broken, good, good from other japanese pedal):

...
06-21-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By oneclick

I think by "too thick" he means "too long". I...

I think by "too thick" he means "too long". I can't see how a skewer (~5mm) is not going to fit in a slot designed for an axle (~9mm).
06-21-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By oneclick

Is there a tubing decal - "Allege Peugeot" or...

Is there a tubing decal - "Allege Peugeot" or "Carbolite 103" or "Reynolds <anything>"

Are the cranks steel or aluminium?

Are the rear dropouts stamped from plate (will be all the same...
06-21-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By oneclick

If it's the skewer, you turn the nut on the end...

If it's the skewer, you turn the nut on the end opposite the QR lever.

If it's the locknut spacing on the axle you might have a choice (or you might be faced with a)):

a) bend the fork to suit...
06-21-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57,362
Views: 8,322,140
Posted By oneclick

Has the Legnano seat lug (=unusual), likely early...

Has the Legnano seat lug (=unusual), likely early 70's
06-20-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By oneclick

You've said "TA stamped crankset" and "one-piece...

You've said "TA stamped crankset" and "one-piece crank". It sounds as though you have the original Crescent crank with a set of replacement rings. TA rings were available (in just about any possible...
06-20-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,236
Posted By oneclick

Oh the Horror! SAND! NOOOoooo......

Oh the Horror!

SAND!

NOOOoooo......
06-19-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By oneclick

I have a Mercier with those dropouts, late...

I have a Mercier with those dropouts, late 70s/early 80s, French BB.

Nowhere near as nice as this frame.
06-18-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By oneclick

Brake squeal is a result of the stick-slip...

Brake squeal is a result of the stick-slip frequency of the pad/rim interface being sympathetically resonant with some part of the brake structure.

You can attempt to change the resonance point...
06-18-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57,362
Views: 8,322,140
Posted By oneclick

"Vintage italian tandem"

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-other-bike/ottawa/vintage-italian-tandem-from-the-50s/1507146051
...
06-17-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,633
Posted By oneclick

Sorry, saw the shifters on the other blue frame.

Sorry, saw the shifters on the other blue frame.
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