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10-29-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,851
Posted By JaccoW

One option is to rebuild the hub inside a 650B...

One option is to rebuild the hub inside a 650B rim. Which requires a rim + spokes + new brakes + tyres.
10-28-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,840
Posted By JaccoW

This pretty pristine looking pair of touring...

This pretty pristine looking pair of touring bikes:1991 Koga-Miyata WorldTraveller (57cm) & 1994 Koga-Miyata RandonneurLady (57)
Marktplaats...
10-28-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,090
Posted By JaccoW

Same here. I found a Polish eBay seller that...

Same here. I found a Polish eBay seller that makes modern dual TA + Stronglight pullers...
10-28-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By JaccoW

After the title description this had to be you....

After the title description this had to be you. :D

As for the shaft drive, Brik Bikes (https://brikbikes.com/nl/fietsen/brik-bricks/cardanas-aandrijving/) looks like they used the same one. I have...
10-27-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

That's a very nice bike. Classy indeed. I...

That's a very nice bike. Classy indeed.

I probably want something a bit more outspoken but the blue hubs probably betrayed that a little bit. :P
But a bike with too many in your face bits and...
10-26-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

Don't tempt me. I am already making a list and...

Don't tempt me. I am already making a list and trying to figure out how much it is going to cost. I don't need another couple hundred Euros added. :P
But nice cantilevers like the silver Dia-Compe...
10-26-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

I'm sure I could get some transfers like that...

I'm sure I could get some transfers like that made. Something similar to the SilverAce but on red would look great.
http://i.imgur.com/Lu23Wtlh.jpg (https://imgur.com/Lu23Wtl)...
10-25-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

From what I've read you can twist them 90 degrees...

From what I've read you can twist them 90 degrees and then just pull them out. But the general advice is not to replace the inner and outer cable at once...
10-24-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By JaccoW

For the spoke tension to be an issue the wheel...

For the spoke tension to be an issue the wheel would have to feel floppy in your hand, I suspect the rim is narrower than the original wheel and the brakes need to be readjusted for the new wheel....
10-24-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 328,136
Posted By JaccoW

Did a small modification on the Sturmey Archer...

Did a small modification on the Sturmey Archer XL-RD5(w) hub in the SilverAce (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1181867-1996-koga-miyata-silverace-project.html) today. (though this should...
10-24-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,241
Posted By JaccoW

Well, I swapped the springs today and it seems...

Well, I swapped the springs today and it seems like it pretty much fixed the shifting problems on this hub. Shifting is much crisper in both directions and it even seems like the exact position of...
10-24-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

That or the childs seat and rear bags. Who knows?...

That or the childs seat and rear bags. Who knows? Might just be a mislabeled ad.
I kind of like some of the more garish colours of the 90's but this isn't one of them.


I asked the seller to...
10-24-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,840
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata TiRunner mountainbike. Frame size is...

Koga-Miyata TiRunner mountainbike. Frame size is 18 inches/46cm - Haarlem, the Netherlands
Titanium frame with aluminum lugs.
...
10-23-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By JaccoW

No they are 700C with 28mm tyres. But I hear you...

No they are 700C with 28mm tyres. But I hear you on the ratios.

The shifter is for the bottom bracket dynamo. Koga put them on all their touring bikes at the time.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By JaccoW

Got the frame today and it looks like this might...

Got the frame today and it looks like this might be salvagable. The dent is hardly visible without the child carrier but there is some bulging when checked with a caliper.
Made a project thread in...
10-23-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By JaccoW

Got the frame today and it looks like this might...

Got the frame today and it looks like this might be salvagable. The dent is hardly visible without the child carrier but there is some bulging when checked with a caliper.
Made a project thread in...
10-23-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 734
Posted By JaccoW

1993 Koga-Miyata WorldTraveller project (66cm frame)

I didn't need another project but this one was in my list of 'would like to have'* bikes and for €30 I couldn't pass up on it. :D

The beginning:
It started with an ad for a "Ladies bike"
...
10-22-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By JaccoW

I'll have the bike in my hands in a few days,...

I'll have the bike in my hands in a few days, we'll see how bad it is once I remove the clamps.

The general consensus on the framebuilders subforum...
10-21-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By JaccoW

Perhaps I should have said the model is my dream...

Perhaps I should have said the model is my dream project bike. :lol: I like working on bikes and I enjoy the challenge of a ratty bike for cheap over a pristine example that I would feel bad about...
10-20-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By JaccoW

I appreciate your input, don't get me wrong. And...

I appreciate your input, don't get me wrong. And I hear what you are saying, this will never be worth the money I put into it.

I certainly have a tendency to take basket cases and turning them...
10-20-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,851
Posted By JaccoW

Roadies. C&V is a bit more accepting as many...

Roadies. C&V is a bit more accepting as many members ride wider tyres like 650B.
10-20-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 104,902
Posted By JaccoW

For those interested, I found a couple of RIH...

For those interested, I found a couple of RIH Sport bicycles on Marktplaats (Dutch eBay)




See the pictures above. ;)
10-19-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23,296
Views: 2,692,029
Posted By JaccoW

Cross post from the The Wacky World of Craigslist...

Cross post from the The Wacky World of Craigslist and eBay Ads-thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21749741-post19710.html). Just a fun bit of bicycle weirdness of the Dutch second-hand market.
...
10-19-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 3,241,166
Posted By JaccoW

Simplex Cycloïde 'Kruisframe'

Now this is hardly a weird one but just a fun bit of bicycle weirdness of the Dutch second-hand market.

This is a Simplex Cycloïde Tour 'kruisframe', also known as a Pastor's bicycle, cross frame,...
10-17-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,090
Posted By JaccoW

A pair of Knipex tools, one full-size wrench...

A pair of Knipex tools, one full-size wrench pliers and the cable cutter. Already had the small version of the wrench pliers.

http://i.imgur.com/51L5Ew1h.jpg (https://imgur.com/51L5Ew1)
10-14-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,241
Posted By JaccoW

It's a known issue on these hubs that the 4th...

It's a known issue on these hubs that the 4th gear can be difficult. 3 > 4 and requires an upshift + downshift to 5 > 4 to go into gear.
Shifting works with 1st gear being the tightest on the cable...
10-13-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,241
Posted By JaccoW

Received a Koga-Miyata head badge today, probably...

Received a Koga-Miyata head badge today, probably one from a road model. It will most likely fit in well with the SilverAce with its gold and blue accents though getting the sticker off that I have...
10-13-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,090
Posted By JaccoW

Another Sturmey Archer GH-6 dynohub, this time in...

Another Sturmey Archer GH-6 dynohub, this time in 32H.
I'm still on the fence if I'm going to use the 40H alloy FM 4-speed hub for that period correct 32H front 40H rear English setup or a more...
10-11-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 152,156
Posted By JaccoW

Spotted this near perfect Mercier mixte in the...

Spotted this near perfect Mercier mixte in the middle of the shopping district this weekend.

Parts looked pretty original.

https://i.imgur.com/mezpr65.jpg
10-07-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,100
Posted By JaccoW

My one classic: Carradice Overlander saddle...

My one classic:

Carradice Overlander saddle bag
Somewhere around 22L

http://i.imgur.com/0j1aSpzh.jpg (https://imgur.com/0j1aSpz)
http://i.imgur.com/65SM7HFh.jpg (https://imgur.com/65SM7HF)
...
10-05-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,090
Posted By JaccoW

Picked up a work bench for the shed/workshop last...

Picked up a work bench for the shed/workshop last weekend using the trailer. Unfortunately I wasn't able to ride it home all by bike since I apparently didn't tighten the NDS crank bolt properly so...
09-28-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Maybe, but I also have a local workshop and...

Maybe, but I also have a local workshop and material reuse shop (https://www.buurmanrotterdam.com/werkplaats) around the corner. Maybe I should try there.
09-28-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23,296
Views: 2,692,029
Posted By JaccoW

We are clearing out some of the dead or beater...

We are clearing out some of the dead or beater bikes from the shared bike shed in our apartment complex and a neighbour called an 80's Gazelle Impala with AB hub a "total loss". (to be fair, it was a...
09-21-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,948
Posted By JaccoW

Not an update on this bike this time but one on...

Not an update on this bike this time but one on the exact same size and model I bought last year (https://www.bikeforums.net/20896017-post137.html) that was in a better condition than mine.
Just...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,748
Posted By JaccoW

The whole channel has lots of fun videos that I...

The whole channel has lots of fun videos that I enjoy. But it's fun to hear an outsider's (he's Canadian) perspective on my country. :)
09-19-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,313
Posted By JaccoW

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same...

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same time. Lots of DIY materials. A full size ergonomic desk chair. A Christmas tree.

Today I'll probably pick up a pear tree or two.
09-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,509
Posted By JaccoW

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on...

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on Fox News? hear it from his own mouth on Fox News

I mean the GOP and Trump are Defunding USPS...
09-16-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By JaccoW

Yes tricky ;)

Yes tricky ;)
09-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,509
Posted By JaccoW

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan...

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan (https://global.bluelug.com/bicycle/tire-tube.html) has some pretty cool tyres sometimes. But for most of my everyday tyres I order in Germany but I live in Europe so...
09-16-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,936
Posted By JaccoW

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I...

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I hope I can get them off eventually and install some new ones WITH GREASE this time.
http://i.imgur.com/D7feDqBh.jpg (https://imgur.com/D7feDqB)

I...
09-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter...

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter pin removal tool...
09-16-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By JaccoW

PSA: How the (broken) @mention system works right now

The forum system for mentioning isn't working properly at the moment which some of you might have noticed because it has been ages since you got a notification of someone calling you out. ;)
...
09-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel...

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel looks the same as mine so I think it's original. Keep in mind that the front tyre is a 650B model so it's probably pretty tight.
The rear handlebars...
09-15-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem...

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem (https://bikeforums.net/g/album/19151564)
...
09-15-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more...

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more enthusiasm for me to make something nice out of it now but I'll see where the build brings me. :)

As for the hub, you're almost right. The pre-2009...
09-14-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,840
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats...

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats (https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-oldtimers/m1599572751-gazelle-top-20.html?c=be2da871b0d84f75c3056cc6db858f31&previousPage=lr)
Fully enclosed...
09-14-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By JaccoW

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!)...

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!) on exposed chainrings the full chaincase on the SilverAce is as safe as it's going to get. The French garde chaine velo on my girlfriend's Gazelle...
09-13-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,716
Views: 328,136
Posted By JaccoW

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod...

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod method wasn't strong enough (the rod buckled) but a reversible clamp worked a treat! :D

http://i.imgur.com/TZTwXFmh.jpg (https://imgur.com/TZTwXFm)...
09-13-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I...

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I did but I can certainly tell you it is more effective in this case than the threaded rod method;
A reversible Wolfcraft clamp...
09-08-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By JaccoW

Except the mentioning system is broken at the...

Except the mentioning system is broken at the moment SJX426 ;) I didn't see an e-mail or notification.
Otherwise it will only link to the person's profile page.

@ and clicking the name links to...
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