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04-09-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By cudak888

Purpose-built bike polo fixie. Straight forks so...

Purpose-built bike polo fixie. Straight forks so you can spin the front wheel at outrageously tight angles (including reverse). Can't explain the curved cranks, other than it might be just another...
04-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By Reynolds

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the...

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the concrete on it.
04-09-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By clubman

Prince Philip could be cool

And I thought bike polo was a 2K hipster's game. Awesome. RIP.

Courtesy United Press.
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04-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By tyler_fred

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build,...

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build, but then I remembered the spiraling is supposed to be on the inside..
04-09-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By BFisher

Looks pretty solid.

Looks pretty solid.
04-08-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By RustyJames

I'm guessing East Germany circa 1958?

I'm guessing East Germany circa 1958?
04-08-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By cudak888

I've had the pleasure (not) of being punted off...

I've had the pleasure (not) of being punted off the brown one while stopped. Crankset bent and the chainguard took a beating, but I've replaced them since. Can't recall if it was USAZorro or ...
04-07-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By cudak888

Pulled some crap out of the shed...

...and took some pictures. Had to get to the back, so everything on one side came out.

Some of this stuff hasn't seen the light of day for a while, so I thought it'd be fun to share.
...
04-07-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,900
Posted By cudak888

I've considered taking the arms off and having...

I've considered taking the arms off and having the painter neighbor reshoot them in the same flat black that the Twenty is sprayed in.

Would be fun to etch Sir Walter in them.

-Kurt
04-07-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,900
Posted By cudak888

The chainguard arrived! Took a quick break...

The chainguard arrived! Took a quick break between meetings to install it and photograph it. So much better than the chintzy 1977+ guard that looks as if it came off a Free Spirit.
...
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By Homebrew01

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity...

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity ?
04-06-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By steelbikeguy

sure looks like my SunTour New Winner...

sure looks like my SunTour New Winner freewheels...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4280/34895312242_968f5a0be3_c_d.jpg

seems like the hub might use a conventional axle. Wouldn't hurt to pull it...
04-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By Velo Mule

It looks like a SunTour New Winner to me. That...

It looks like a SunTour New Winner to me. That is just off the top of my head. No research, or checking.
04-04-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,900
Posted By cudak888

Be gone, hideous Rampar decals. ...

Be gone, hideous Rampar decals.

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FYI, a set of 1950's repop decals are...
04-03-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

Changed from a honey team pro with copper rails...

Changed from a honey team pro with copper rails to a brown with chrome reails,

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51092167211_8ca0f10545_k.jpg...
04-02-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

Bullet proof wheels built. 40 spoke Campagnolo...

Bullet proof wheels built. 40 spoke Campagnolo Record high flange hubs, DT Competition spokes, Mavic T217 SUP rims and Spcialized 38mm Pathfinder Pro tires.

Finished them today. Looking forward to...
04-02-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By Nubra

That was quite the education! I have rebuilt...

That was quite the education! I have rebuilt freewheels before, but I haven't compared different models with your critical eye. Thanks Pastorbob!
04-02-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By Kabuki12

I love my Suntour Perfect FW's but also have a...

I love my Suntour Perfect FW's but also have a few Regina's and have had no problem with them, mainly because two were built by you. The most recent one that you built for my ItalVega is great. There...
04-02-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By JohnDThompson

Not to mention, the needlessly complex multiple...

Not to mention, the needlessly complex multiple threaded positions for mounting the sprockets on the body. :notamused:
04-01-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By Nubra

Hello all, THANKS so much for the discussion...

Hello all,
THANKS so much for the discussion and suggestion. A LBS had the Bicycle Research tool, and it came off quite nicely (after a good soaking with kroil penetrant) Cheers!:hug:
04-01-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,900
Posted By cudak888

I've released videos with smoother editing in the...

I've released videos with smoother editing in the past (the content is top notch though - the Underline is sublime), but this is the first to feature the '80 as my wheels:
...
03-31-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

We share Aris as our favourite freewheel. They...

We share Aris as our favourite freewheel. They are really good. I agree on them needing a different grease than the original. For this build I just took off the cogs and cleaned them as the frewheel...
03-30-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By big chainring

Scilla is blooming!

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and compliments my bike quite nicely!
03-30-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

I guess we are coming from different directions -...

I guess we are coming from different directions - 42 is a too long valve to me if used on a traditional low profile rim. The one I shortened above was 48. I shortened the valve/stem tube to 24mm...
03-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By thinktubes

"Speed Caps" ...

"Speed Caps"

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/918wNg9tj1L._AC_SX522_.jpg
03-29-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By geeteeiii

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

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03-29-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

100% if making the threads with the tap...

100% if making the threads with the tap downwards. Zero if upwards. Come on! Get on the wild side! Live a little! ;-)
03-29-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By Wildwood

What's the chance of brass shavings getting...

What's the chance of brass shavings getting inside the tube? For someone less precise than yourself?


More than one First World solution has gone wrong.
03-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By styggno1

Solving first world problems

Rebuildning the wheels for my Méral Super Randonneur. In doing that I had to solve some really big problems. Like too long valve stems and too many decals on the rims.

I do not know how many of...
03-27-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 196,256
Posted By jimmuller

Love tubulars. Now that I have started riding...

Love tubulars. Now that I have started riding again I will have to order some more bottles of flat-b-gone fluid, a.k.a. Stan's Tire Seal.
03-26-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By nlerner

I’ve soaked and blocked splayed out leather...

I’ve soaked and blocked splayed out leather saddles, following directions from rhm, to good effect.
03-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Unca_Sam

The shackle has shoulders in the front to act as...

The shackle has shoulders in the front to act as a fulcrum. Once I pushed the shoulders to the nose plate, the bolt head cleared the back of the nose piece with a pop!

With that in position, I...
03-26-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By Kdogbikes

Sd5782, I really wanted to try 3piece conversion...

Sd5782, I really wanted to try 3piece conversion on this build. Turned out to be tricky bc of bottom bracket sizing. May end up putting Ashtabula back on. I live couple min from where Ashtabula...
03-24-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By The Golden Boy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKVztXLyUDQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKVztXLyUDQ
03-21-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 801
Posted By scozim

And what seems to be a rare Schwinn Paramount...

And what seems to be a rare Schwinn Paramount adjustable track stem. It needs a good cleaning too
...
03-21-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By pcb

Thanks for the reminder on the WPro seals/races....

Thanks for the reminder on the WPro seals/races. And the 2nd-gen Winner also had the oil hole, evidently, so then the seals/races and gold lockring would be the only differences.

The prohibition...
03-21-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

My AD Superleight project coming together......

My AD Superleight project coming together... 11-48t microshift cassette with advent x RD with a 46t chainring. no idea how this is going to ride, but beer and covid season can produce some weird...
03-20-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By sd5782

More

So, the stock build took awhile, and came out well. It took me back a few decades. I used all the better parts from the donor bikes. I trued the wheels so the turkey levers even work. Most bearings...
03-18-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By pcb

I don't know/remember much about the original...

I don't know/remember much about the original Winner.

The New Winner was the awesome 5-U6-R6-U7spd jack-of-all-freewheels, with adjustable bearings, dual pawl engagement with offset...
03-18-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By JohnDThompson

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on...

Are you sure those aren't holes for the pins on which the pawls pivot?



I can't watch… :eek:
03-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By bulgie

The thing you all are calling pin holes, if you...

The thing you all are calling pin holes, if you mean the ones recessed down inside where the hub threads stop, those are not for a pin wrench, they are where the pawls pivot. You can also add lube...
03-18-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By steelbikeguy

too much time? no.. you have too much space! I...

too much time?
no.. you have too much space! I can't imagine having that many freewheels disassembled at the same time! :)
I think you are just tempting fate... an inadvertent trip could send all...
03-18-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Narhay

Freewheel service - how to tell you have too much free time

Like some of you I have a box of freewheels. Some of them were dirty, others a bit grindy, and some were pretty good.

I had flushed some of these with mineral spirits and oil previously so it was...
03-16-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By merziac

fender1 Huh, great minds? Nice color ;)...

fender1

Huh, great minds?

Nice color ;)


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03-16-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By fender1

I did something similar recently with a repainted...

I did something similar recently with a repainted Ritchey:
Wheels are from Pacenti
Crank is SUN XCD which can be configured as a triple, Current set up is 46/30
RD is Microshift (same as SunXCD)...
03-15-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,106
Posted By Londonsworld

Here is how you deal with cheap pot metal and...

Here is how you deal with cheap pot metal and flaking chrome...

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No...
03-15-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By due ruote

Here’s an old Eclipse bag, and one I made several...

Here’s an old Eclipse bag, and one I made several years ago from a scrap of an outdoor tablecloth. Both are very simple roll/fold top designs with Velcro closures.
...
03-15-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By top506

Tufo sells the Jandd bag with their logo. Also...

Tufo sells the Jandd bag with their logo. Also best price around.

https://www.tufonorthamerica.biz/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=341

Top
03-15-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 570
Posted By Prowler

Got a sewing machine? Ditty bags (aka kit bags)...

Got a sewing machine? Ditty bags (aka kit bags) are very easy to make. I make em with a draw string top then lash them to the saddle with a toe strap. The most recent one I made used material from...
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