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08-03-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By verktyg

Lynn, Check your email in response to your...

Lynn,

Check your email in response to your CR post.

Chas.

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08-01-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By verktyg

Tange Levin CDS Headsets On eBay

There are a bunch of new Tange Levin CDS C.P. polished chrome headsets with 26.4mm crown races on eBay with free shipping for $29 to $32.
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08-01-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By verktyg

Canadian Made Peugeots

I found these photos on the Internet of a late 80's - early 90's Canadian built Peugeot Aravis frame. It's made with triple butted Ishiwata 4130 chrome moly tubing.
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08-01-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By verktyg

Tange Headset Naming???

Also niliraga and 79pmooney

Just to set the record straight, the Tange Levin model headset was/is a Campagnolo Record Strada # 1039 knockoff headset that's been around for decades. Very different...
08-01-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 344
Posted By verktyg

Tange Low Stack Height Headsets

The Tange Passage is an inexpensive headset that's fine for replacement on a low usage beater or gas pipe bike.

They're better quality than many OEM headsets but they're "case hardened", only the...
08-01-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

Stronglight & TA BB Spindles

Both Stronglight and TA changed their published BB dimensions several times.

1974 Stronglight catalog:
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08-01-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By verktyg

What delimma?

No problemo... :innocent:

I have 3 of them coming, one's attached to a silver and black Raleigh Pro frame! :love:

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07-31-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By verktyg

Mike, looks like Simplex Tour de France dropouts...

Mike, looks like Simplex Tour de France dropouts which were produced from the early through the late 1950's.

Here's a 1953 Simplex catalog page from velo-pages.com:...
07-31-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By verktyg

Campy 116mm Chain Rings For GS Touring, Triomphe & Victory

At least three different Campy cranks used those 116mm BCD chainrings: Gran Sport Touring in double and triple, Triomphe and Victory.
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07-31-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By verktyg

Hmmm??? :foo: One of my favorite tools: ...

Hmmm??? :foo:

One of my favorite tools:

Park PW-4 15mm Pedal Wrench... Works most of the time for removing pedals.......
07-31-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By verktyg

Seamless Gas Pipe Tubing???

Dream on..... :lol:

I GAR-ON-TEE you they used SEAMED gas pipe tubing with a 1.5mm wall thickness. "tuyau de gaz".... Check out the seam in the chain stay. Never trust what marketoids write! The...
07-31-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By verktyg

Early 70's Bike Boom Gitane Gran Sport Deluxe Mixte

davbiken You have an early 70's bike boom era Gitane Gran Sport Deluxe which was the upgraded version of the entry level Gran Sport model. Gitane used the Gran Sport model name from the late 60's...
07-30-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By verktyg

Me me me

Lynn,

I'll take it. I've been looking for one of those silver and black pros for a long time. They only produced them in 1974.

PM me please.

verktyg :50:
07-26-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

3TTT Record Stem - No Bars FOUND

FOUND 3 STEMS STEMS

Are you willing to part with the stem? If so, how much, and how do you want to handle payment?

As far as bars go, I have those coming out of my ears too. 38cm & 40cm 3TTT...
07-25-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By verktyg

One Key Release = Self Extracting Cranks

Here's a good link on removing Shimano One Key Release Self Extracting Crank Arms:

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1141629-one-key-release-shimano-600-cranks.html

As worn as that...
07-25-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

3TTT Record Stem

Oui! Parfait, c'est ce que je recherche.... (Yes! Perfect, that's what I'm looking for)

Your stem is the second version Record with a hex socket bolt in the front to clamp the bars.

The first...
07-21-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By verktyg

Thanks but not the stems I'm looking for

Check out my reply in the C&V ISO forum:

https://www.bikeforums.net/21600493-post2871.html

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07-21-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

Refugee from Kia

I'm feeling ill.... Not COVID but RUST! :injured:

Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz, oh what a relief it is.....
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07-21-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

Thanks But Not The Same Stems

Thanks for the suggestion but the ones offered in the "Mega Parts Sale" are not the same as what I'm looking for...

I have stems coming out the wazoo but the particular 3TTT Record stems I'm...
07-20-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By verktyg

1976 Motobecane Grand Touring

$80 Bucks is a steal at twice the price! Grand Theft Bike! :innocent:

The bike should ride and handle just like the next model up Grand Jubile.

The butted main frame tubing has a wall...
07-18-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

ISO Early 70's 3TTT RECORD Stems - 75mm to 90mm FOUND

THANKS EVERYONE - I FOUND 3 OF THEM!

Looking for some early 70's 3TTT RECORD stems for some frames I'm building up. 75mm to 95mm length.

These stems were produced in inch (22.2mm) and metric...
07-18-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By verktyg

WTB: 3TTT RECORD Stems 76mm to 90mm

Looking for some early 70's 3TTT RECORD stems for some frames I'm building up. 75mm to 95mm.

These stems were produced in inch (22.2mm) and metric (22.0mm) diameter quills. The standard bar...
07-12-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

Schwinn Approved "Maul"

Schwinn Approved tool, showing lots of "hammersmith" use!

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x405/coppermaul_beeb03fda1dd6144c19e15efc5eeb92015439da8.jpg

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07-12-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By verktyg

Frame Straightening Tools

We had one of these "Little Brute" frame straighteners at our shop. They were made using a modified car bumper jack. Crude but effective for gas pipe bikes. Put a bolt in the fork ends and put it in...
07-12-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By verktyg

Looks like a single groove which indicates...

Looks like a single groove which indicates British threads.

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07-12-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

Great Minds Think Alike

Older tools - I've had some of these since the 1970's...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x118/park_ffs_1_183a13f2ee1216b490bb711dcf79da860d6d2058.jpg...
07-12-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

Brooks Pro on my

You mean like this:


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/597x362/bianchi1981campionedel_mondobrookspro_83a856f87077281d317a64958fe522d9cf9b9d88.jpg

... or this:

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07-11-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

Mercy!

"Torquemada; do not ask him for Merciers".... Mercians either! :lol:

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07-11-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

Spotted Bike

Work in progress... Early 90's Bertin frame. I believe that this was a factory paint job???
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07-11-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,367
Posted By verktyg

You call that a knife!!!

Andy_K You call that a transgression?

Suntour FD on my mostly French touring bike... They handle triples well.
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07-09-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By verktyg

I've seen YCF dropouts of some Fuji bikes back in...

I've seen YCF dropouts of some Fuji bikes back in the early to mid 70's. We had a trashed round blade Fuji fork that we threw in a vise for quick and dirty wheel truing when someone else was using...
07-08-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,057
Posted By verktyg

ARGH! Zombie OT Thread Drift!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/223x155/zombiephotoresized_93fbad5116fc67eb921c082084ab23e4e1327d4e.jpg

Chas. I too wrenched on "Dubs", also Porsches and BMWs.

There were...
07-08-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By verktyg

Was about to grab the BB-7410 bottom bracket but...

Was about to grab the BB-7410 bottom bracket but the spindle looked a little short. It's 103mm for the 7410 low profile cranks:

VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano BB-7410, Dura Ace 7410...
07-07-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By verktyg

WTB: DuraAce Uniglide 14T or 15T 2nd Postion Sprocket

Thanks for the responses....

When Shimano introduced the DuraAce 11T sprockets/cassettes they also made special freehubs with a smaller 31.9mm-33mm diameter threaded section (vs. the standard...
07-05-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

Sturmey Archer Spacers

BG, search for STURMEY ARCHER HMW-127 on eBay. They're 1.6mm wide and made of steel.

DO NOT USE aluminum spacers, here's why:
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07-04-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By verktyg

WTB: Shimano 14T or 15T UniGlide 2nd Position Sprocket

I'm looking for a 14T or 15T Shimano 6, 7 or 8 speed "twist tooth" UniGlide 2nd position cassette sprocket, the one that goes behind the screw-on sprocket.

These came in 2 styles: 1. with the the...
07-04-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By verktyg

WTB: Shimano 14T or 15T 2nd Position UniGlide Sprocket

EDIT: Further research, these were only used on Dura Ace Uniglide freehubs.

I'm looking for a 14T or 15T Shimano DURA ACE 6, 7 or 8 speed "twist tooth" UniGlide 2nd position cassette sprocket,...
07-03-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By verktyg

SLJ FDs

The FD pictured is a 1st generation Super LJ AV236 introduced in 1973. Simplex produced a multitude of different front derailleurs, especially from the early 70's until the end of the trail.


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07-01-20, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By verktyg

Don't Feel Like The Lone Ranger

I'd been jonesing for an BIC orange Motobecane Team Champion since I first saw one in 1974.

Jump ahead to 2007, a dark blue and chrome 1982 Team Champion frame came up on eBay.
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07-01-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By verktyg

Little Big Eh?

Little big??? ;) 23" - 58cm C-t-T 1974-1977 Grand Record.

Those bikes came with a seamed straight gauge steerer that had a sleeve brazed into the bottom rather than a butted Reynolds 531...
06-29-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,155
Posted By verktyg

Gitane Foil Decals

There are several sources for replacement Gitane foil decals.

Greg Softly at Cyclomondo in OZ makes the best... $45 + shipping. I helped him design them about 10 years ago so they are correct.
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06-29-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,452
Posted By verktyg

Garage Door Bike Photos

Sorry, poor quality photos taken with a crappy camera for insurance purposes...

This 1975 Raleigh Pro dates back to Jan. 2007. Frame arrived from eBay on Saturday. I was in a hurry to assemble it...
06-27-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By verktyg

I'll take it. Sent PM, will email you. ...

I'll take it. Sent PM, will email you.

verktyg
06-22-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,350
Posted By verktyg

1983 Motobecane Jubile Sport

It's a 1983 Motobecane Jubilee Sport with a frame made of some kind of lower cost Columbus tubing, maybe straight gauge Aellle.

About that time, Motobecane, Peugeot and Gitane all brought out...
06-22-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By verktyg

Italvega/Torpado

Hey guys...

That one of the thickest powder coat jobs I've seen... Just sayin'

Italvega/Torpado with braze-ons added.

Well worth a respray and nice build.

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Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By verktyg

Pa-10

clubman Hear! Hear!

The PA-10 was Peugeot's amateur racing model in the late 60's to early 70's. They were made with several different types of lugs. These were Bocama lugs. Some of the early...
06-21-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

St. Etienne Decals

I've seen a few St. Etienne bikes. They had knock off decals that looked like Gitane's bike boom foil stickers.

They were all generic bikes with gas pipe frames. Most likely produced by one of the...
06-21-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 566
Posted By verktyg

Avocet BB Spindles

As esteemed BF member JohnDThompson pointed out there were 2 generations of Avocet cranks and BBs.

I suggest that you post a picture of your crank rather than having us guess which one you...
06-21-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,523
Posted By verktyg

More on Ishiwata and Tange Tubing

I can't find the specs anywhere but I'm almost certain that the early Ishiwata Magny main tubes were straight gauge not butted, Tange Mangaloy too.

Both of those were made of seamed tubing. Once a...
06-20-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,523
Posted By verktyg

Ishiwata Magny Tubing

The word MAGNY has been batted around in a number of posts in this thread.

Ishiwata Magny was a different beast than the standard Ishiwata Chrome Molybdenum 015, 017, 019 & 022 tubing which was...
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