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07-22-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By JaccoW

Great looking bike and good looking roads over...

Great looking bike and good looking roads over there too. ;)
07-21-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks, I will once I find a suitable successor....

Thanks, I will once I find a suitable successor. It will probably be a new thread but at the very least I will use this thread to tell about the wheel I will be building and probably some disassembly...
07-21-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

http://i.imgur.com/QvNheFZh.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/QvNheFZh.jpg (https://imgur.com/QvNheFZ)

http://i.imgur.com/CmYGTCth.jpg (https://imgur.com/CmYGTCt)
07-21-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 81,061
Posted By JaccoW

Learned I will have to cancel my Koga-Miyata...

Learned I will have to cancel my Koga-Miyata RoadAce project (https://www.bikeforums.net/21037674-post6.html). :(

The entire rear triangle of that bike is bent, probably because of a botched angle...
07-21-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

https://i.imgur.com/5aFWjZn.jpg I think this...

https://i.imgur.com/5aFWjZn.jpg

I think this might be the end of this bike. :notamused:

Let me explain:

I bought this bike last winter one evening for a very cheap price (€50) and rode it...
07-18-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,944
Posted By JaccoW

Try Brook's leather bar tape. Once I wear mine...

Try Brook's leather bar tape. Once I wear mine out I plan to replace it with anything but that.
Replies: 66
Views: 3,192
Posted By JaccoW

Neither do you apparently. Guide to VAT...

Neither do you apparently.

Guide to VAT refund for visitors to the EU - ec.europa.eu...
07-15-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 29,328
Posted By JaccoW

Never tried their fenders but Honjo hardware is...

Never tried their fenders but Honjo hardware is really classy. Better than what VO and Gilles Berthoud supply. Last bike I built was made using GB stainless fenders and their daruma front and the...
07-14-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5,357
Views: 411,593
Posted By JaccoW

Sturmey Archer dynohub hooks. Still waiting on...

Sturmey Archer dynohub hooks. Still waiting on the oiler cap...
07-13-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 64,134
Posted By JaccoW

My Gazelle Lausanne. It is not yet being ridden...

My Gazelle Lausanne. It is not yet being ridden by its new owner but then again, she won't be seeing it for another week. ;)

http://i.imgur.com/KvgC5d0.jpg (https://imgur.com/KvgC5d0)
07-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

First step: Measuring the hub! The most...

First step: Measuring the hub!

The most important dimensions are:
https://i.imgur.com/PznvSK8.png
https://i.imgur.com/i8BrpHE.png

[/LIST]So with the Archetype...
07-13-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,047
Posted By JaccoW

I was going to ask about those tyres but this...

I was going to ask about those tyres but this explains why I can't find them anymore. :P
07-13-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I think you hit the nail on the head. ...

Thanks! I think you hit the nail on the head.

A recreational vehicle that's being used to ride as fast and hard as possible should logically be stripped of all non-necessary parts.

Whereas a...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,918
Posted By JaccoW

probably from the moment I had to go to school,...

probably from the moment I had to go to school, so 27 years or so? I love riding in snow, the only exception is when everything is covered in ice. That rarely happens though where I live.
...
07-12-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21,022
Views: 2,031,424
Posted By JaccoW

Found an interesting (Dutch) review of 3-speed...

Found an interesting (Dutch) review of 3-speed bikes from 1985. De Kampioen - June 1985...
07-12-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

I have something similar going on but mine has...

I have something similar going on but mine has plastic cups because the steel-cupped one I brought was too narrow for a triple setup.
Bike shop replaced them with a longer one they had in stock......
Forum: Touring
07-12-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By JaccoW

There is also the Nitto Campee rear rack...

There is also the Nitto Campee rear rack (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/804954-nitto-campee.html) for those that like the look. Just make sure your feet are small enough. ;)
07-12-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By JaccoW

New wheels, but which one?

This bike has been standing in the yard (under a cover) for the last few months so it is time to start working on it again. :)

I have been thinking about what I want to do with this bike for the...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By JaccoW

My everyday, short haul, commuter still rides...

My everyday, short haul, commuter still rides but...

the 8-speed Shimano hub skips in all gears but 1 & 5. It might be worn out after 40,000+ km
I should probably replace the brake cables since...
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By JaccoW

Hey, you know what they say; "If you live long...

Hey, you know what they say; "If you live long enough, you will get cancer. (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/beastly-behavior/201805/why-everyone-will-eventually-get-cancer)" ;)

Now back...
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By JaccoW

(Wikipedia...

(Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Sinatra#Death))

Sounds like alcohol and cigarettes did him in. Both cause cancers and blood and vein problems in the long run.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,073
Posted By JaccoW

Get a Dutch style bike (full chain case) and...

Get a Dutch style bike (full chain case) and either:

Get multiple dress pants to spread wear.
Get synthetic dress pants

I ride to work, between 5-40 km (3-25 miles) a day depending on if I...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,761
Posted By JaccoW

March of 2018...

March of 2018 (https://nos.nl/artikel/2220357-de-wereld-kijkt-toe-hoe-nederland-op-de-grachten-schaatst.html). But that was just for a few days. The rest of the time it was just around freezing. It...
07-08-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,074
Posted By JaccoW

Pretty much all Dutch city/touring bikes from...

Pretty much all Dutch city/touring bikes from that era.

My Batavus (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1134764-batavus-randonneur-gl-project.html) and Gazelle...
07-08-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21,022
Views: 2,031,424
Posted By JaccoW

There is a lightweight 1982 Koga-Miyata...

There is a lightweight 1982 Koga-Miyata Silver-Ace AL for sale. Posted about it in the eBay/Craigslist finds - thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21017394-post51310.html).

Looks fairly original...
07-08-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51,459
Views: 6,739,181
Posted By JaccoW

I posted in the commuting subforum about the...

I posted in the commuting subforum about the Koga-Miyata Silver-Ace AL (https://i.imgur.com/Q6a8Tdx.png), a lightweight chromoly 3-speed bike.

There is one for sale in a size 58 on Dutch...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,761
Posted By JaccoW

Stop stealing our winters America!

Stop stealing our winters America!
Forum: Commuting
07-05-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By JaccoW

Nor have I outside of these brochures. :P I...

Nor have I outside of these brochures. :P
I believe it is a Koga specific thing.
07-05-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21,022
Views: 2,031,424
Posted By JaccoW

That is a great looking bike DQRider! I love the...

That is a great looking bike DQRider! I love the glossy patina and it is probably the best way to preserve bikes like these. :)
Forum: Commuting
07-05-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By JaccoW

That would be a ~48cm frame size... yeah that's...

That would be a ~48cm frame size... yeah that's tricky. Smallest size I've seen is a 52/54cm frame for the ladies model and children's versions usually don't come in lightweight models like that.
...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata used make a lighter weight chromoly...

Koga-Miyata used make a lighter weight chromoly model in the form of the RoadAce (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164777-1989-koga-miyata-roadace-3-speed.html) (I have one) and there are...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,933
Posted By JaccoW

On my 20 km commute along a canal between...

On my 20 km commute along a canal between Rotterdam and The Hague (with a 50% chance of headwind) probably about 60% ride Dutch 3-speeds and singlespeeds with the rest being road bikes, touring bikes...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,915
Posted By JaccoW

When it comes to keeping them running and general...

When it comes to keeping them running and general bike rack abuse when commuting they do require less maintenance. Sure disc brakes are superior to rim brakes in virtually any metric, especially when...
07-04-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By JaccoW

It should be fine with the regular 70mm X-FDD. I...

It should be fine with the regular 70mm X-FDD. I have heard the 90mm XL being compared to disc brakes when it comes to stopping power and especially 'stoppies' won't do the fork any good.

And...
07-04-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By JaccoW

Just don't spring for the XL-FDD version with...

Just don't spring for the XL-FDD version with modern housing as Smutpedaller did on his Raleigh Superbe. It made the fork steer really light one evening......
07-04-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By JaccoW

A fun build indeed! Is the 77 a drum brake bike...

A fun build indeed! Is the 77 a drum brake bike already? Otherwise that fork won't like one and you run the risk of bending/breaking it.
07-01-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By JaccoW

Just wanted to add some info since I have one of...

Just wanted to add some info since I have one of these bikes (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164777-1989-koga-miyata-roadace-3-speed.html) myself. Mine is a 3-speed 1989 model.
...
07-01-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By JaccoW

A project I hope to pick up later this summer...

A project I hope to pick up later this summer year; A Koga-Miyata RoadAce (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1164777-1989-koga-miyata-roadace-3-speed.html). A chromoly-framed 3-speed with...
06-28-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,519
Posted By JaccoW

Few months later and I have the Continentals now....

Few months later and I have the Continentals now. :D
http://i.imgur.com/k2RP3Ihh.jpg (https://imgur.com/k2RP3Ih)
06-28-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,161
Posted By JaccoW

Can concur. Put an IRD roller bearing headset on...

Can concur. Put an IRD roller bearing headset on mine (https://www.bikeforums.net/20898499-post144.html) and that fixed virtually all shimmy. And when it does happen it is a whole lot more...
06-28-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By JaccoW

Doesn't seem like it does. It is a sandwich of...

Doesn't seem like it does. It is a sandwich of aluminum and plastic that houses the mechanics to slide it into HPX or compression mode. I might be curious enough to saw it open and take a look inside...
06-27-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 678
Posted By JaccoW

Waiting for the K-thread. :D

Waiting for the K-thread. :D
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By JaccoW

Another option is the Schwalbe G-One. That one...

Another option is the Schwalbe G-One. That one was designed for Dutch and Belgian beach races and will work pretty well as a gravel tyre as well.
...
06-19-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By JaccoW

Well then, the bike is pretty much done now. :) ...

Well then, the bike is pretty much done now. :)
Gave it a good clean, polish and wax this weekend and will be hiding it soon. ;)

I'm curious what a front basket would look like on this bike but...
06-18-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By JaccoW

I'm not sure what you are trying to say here? ...

I'm not sure what you are trying to say here?

I'm probably too young to understand at 32. /S
I have been active on plenty of forums, lots of them more techy than this and more modern mediums. If...
06-16-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By JaccoW

Fair enough. And yeah I have been on forums where...

Fair enough. And yeah I have been on forums where that happened and it usually took quite some time for them to get back up and running again.
06-16-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By JaccoW

Ah so spam accounts are the problem. Is that...

Ah so spam accounts are the problem. Is that still an issue?
06-16-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By JaccoW

Time for ISO 8601...

Time for ISO 8601 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601)!

Big to small: YYYY-MM-DD 24h:mm:ss +offset

And it is very likely the date is already being saved like that in the forum software...
06-16-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By JaccoW

Remove ban on ****** links

I'm not sure what the original reason was for linking to ****** R e d d i t posts but it's annoying and there is a ton of useful information on it nowadays.

Can we remove the ban/scrambling of...
06-16-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,981
Posted By JaccoW

How do you even... ? :lol: This would fit over...

How do you even... ? :lol:
This would fit over at r/Justridingalong (https://www.******.com/r/Justridingalong/).

I found I really like wheelbuilding and oiling/greasing/loctiting parts.
Less...
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