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07-04-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

I think we've bung-led this thread all to hell. ...

I think we've bung-led this thread all to hell.

OK, I quit, promise. Geez, the master got in there first.
07-04-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

Sorry, just word play instigated by juvela and...

Sorry, just word play instigated by juvela and his 'Cooper-barrel-maker' references. Hence 'stave'. I respect everyone's opinions on this kind of sleuthing.
07-04-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

Please, stave off any false conclusions...

Please, stave off any false conclusions...
07-03-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

Yeah big kudos to him. I've jammed my knee, or...

Yeah big kudos to him. I've jammed my knee, or worse, into the occasional Brooks cantle plate and I'm only 62. And ouch, a lot.
Note to future self, N+mixte = happy mounts
07-02-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By clubman

Same thing here. I used my road bike fit but I'm...

Same thing here. I used my road bike fit but I'm over the pedals a bit more.
07-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By clubman

Looks like it...I bought my ex a '91. Look to the...

Looks like it...I bought my ex a '91. Look to the Shimano dates on the components to narrow it down.
07-02-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By clubman

Depends on the frame, riser bars may not get you...

Depends on the frame, riser bars may not get you up high enough or it just looks weird. I like top506's approach but you may need a tall Technomic to get that fit right. I did the same thing with my...
07-02-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By clubman

Perhaps measure it up? I'm thinking 38's should...

Perhaps measure it up? I'm thinking 38's should be a good fit.
07-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,958
Posted By clubman

Good list. I think your assessments are right. A...

Good list. I think your assessments are right. A short distance urban mtn flyer might need a little narrower, high pressure rims and tires, and some stock is getting harder to find. Or you can...
07-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By clubman

Looks like a great build, congrats on a win.

Looks like a great build, congrats on a win.
07-01-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By clubman

Don't think for a second that a Japanese Bianchi...

Don't think for a second that a Japanese Bianchi couldn't be a great commuting bike. Eyelets and clearances for mudguards and and racks, lightweight tubes, cheap replacement parts (forever), and hip...
06-30-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By clubman

From that website..."In order to find the truth...

From that website..."In order to find the truth behind the hand, we need to go back to 1891 and the birth of the Pugh family's "Whitworth Cycle Company". The open hand superimposed on a bicycle wheel...
06-29-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By clubman

Congrats on the bike. Pretty sure the quote is...

Congrats on the bike. Pretty sure the quote is from Eating Raoul.
"Beat me, Doris! Whip me! Make me write bad checks!"
06-29-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22,842
Views: 2,555,143
Posted By clubman

Shogun and RH are worth the asking in a New York...

Shogun and RH are worth the asking in a New York second.

edit 'Maybe' the Shogun?
nah
06-29-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By clubman

The Northwood Seniors facility in Halifax got...

The Northwood Seniors facility in Halifax got infected early and they were arbitrarily 'self-isolated' (locked up). Final score: 246 infections, 53 deaths.
20% sounds spot on.
06-29-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

What a freak. Ignored! You dissappoint me. Bye...

What a freak. Ignored! You dissappoint me. Bye Bye.
06-29-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

Your bias is out front and center. You say you're...

Your bias is out front and center. You say you're from Quebec...somehow that's not ringing true. Canadians have listened to their provincial health regulators from the beginning, without malice or...
06-29-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

That's why listening to politicians instead of...

That's why listening to politicians instead of health care regulators has been destructive. They always have an axe to grind. The lack of a sincere, federally co-ordinated response is the going to...
06-29-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

You spelled your name incorrectly bigot. It's...

You spelled your name incorrectly bigot. It's not pot, it's A-double-S
Ignored as well
06-29-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,753
Posted By clubman

I think this is truth. Worry about 2021. We're in...

I think this is truth. Worry about 2021. We're in this for the long haul.
06-28-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By clubman

Whew! So nice. ...may I call you Uncle.

Whew! So nice.
...may I call you Uncle.
06-28-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 763
Posted By clubman

Stay in the 80's and try a C-dale for cheap....

Stay in the 80's and try a C-dale for cheap. Nothing more responsive imo.
Certain models can be harsh, for sure but it's a work bike right? You'll be fast. :thumb:
06-28-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

I'm not angry. I'm merely disdainful of your ilk....

I'm not angry. I'm merely disdainful of your ilk.
You claim TL, DR: over less than 100 words? Grade 8 must have been frustrating.
edit. Added to Ignore List.
06-28-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,067
Posted By clubman

You're offside my friend. You're quoting vague...

You're offside my friend. You're quoting vague facts about mortality rates that real world virologists can't answer. There's a thing called scientific method and it's way above the pay grade of most...
06-28-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,446
Posted By clubman

I am the Northeast, just like Maine. Smaller...

I am the Northeast, just like Maine. Smaller population bases made it easier to shut the region down early without a huge political backlash. There's no herd immunity here...the demographic that got...
06-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,446
Posted By clubman

Quarantines and travel restrictions and social...

Quarantines and travel restrictions and social distancing are the only things that will work, for now. We shut down our provincial borders here, most everyone wears masks and obeys self-isolation....
06-27-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By clubman

The prevailing sentiment is to just use loose...

The prevailing sentiment is to just use loose balls without retainers. Fill it to the max and remove one ball. Sticky grease holds it in place for reassembly. It'll work better, last longer
06-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 552,225
Posted By clubman

Also yesterday, courtesy of mushroom, a Unicantor...

Also yesterday, courtesy of mushroom, a Unicantor for my Cinelli B.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x479/unicantor_7fc35f62be86bd4b5c972ed79dd881fb7277119e.jpg
06-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

Yup, Lately, they're come in a couple of size...

Yup, Lately, they're come in a couple of size options. PicK the one that best suits your profile but I'd bet either size does a decent job on any rim but for a few oddballs.
06-26-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

I've only used the oval thin steel washers, on...

I've only used the oval thin steel washers, on rims that needed them. Maybe 10 wheels, all have survived just fine.
Like these Sapims.
...
06-25-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By clubman

Candy cane! Lovely bike.

Candy cane! Lovely bike.
06-25-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

Unca_Sam....should work fine. Good luck.

Unca_Sam....should work fine. Good luck.
06-24-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,027
Posted By clubman

Those BW cups and spindles are hard steel, great...

Those BW cups and spindles are hard steel, great quality. I installed a set of those same cups in my Specialized Crossroads 2 weeks ago.
06-23-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By clubman

There are certain sellers on ebay that would ask...

There are certain sellers on ebay that would ask well over $200 for that derailleur, whatever that signifies.
I put an NIP 3 pulley Cyclone on our sales thread and it took 2 months to sell at $75....
06-22-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

I can't tell. I can't even find a thread gauge...

I can't tell. I can't even find a thread gauge right now, the shop is a mess.These are parts hoarded over decades. The smaller diameter cones will leave a gap and allow more weather to get inside....
06-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By clubman

KKT Pro Vic II's, or Mikashima Unique Road are 2...

KKT Pro Vic II's, or Mikashima Unique Road are 2 of my faves. Lot's of good quill pedals from these makers.
06-22-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By clubman

If it's the lock ring, use big channel lock...

If it's the lock ring, use big channel lock pliers. Lots of lock rings available.
06-22-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By clubman

Well it's stripped. Sometimes we forget to check...

Well it's stripped. Sometimes we forget to check if there's a washer in the crank and that will do it. I can't tell which Stronglight crank you have but early ones used a proprietary 23.35 puller....
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By clubman

To be fair to everyone who's tried this, you...

To be fair to everyone who's tried this, you should post that here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/)

Really, there's not a book value of medium quality...
06-21-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By clubman

Just saying, they worked, even though they were...

Just saying, they worked, even though they were pilloried. That fact that they didn't meet market expectations and got dumped doesn't diminish their intrinsic value.
I get the history lesson, I...
06-21-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By clubman

Perhaps they weren't optimal but mistake is too...

Perhaps they weren't optimal but mistake is too harsh. I rode knee deep in TO's 4 season crud with the DX low mount U-brake for over 4 years . If you spray 'stuff' on them every so often, prise out...
06-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

Just don't assume that the front hub matches....

Just don't assume that the front hub matches. Many Raleigh bikes were sold with 24 tpi parts as they used up inventory from all the the Birmingham companies they absorbed in 1960. SA rear hubs...
06-21-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

It's ambiguous. BSC is measured in Imperial so...

It's ambiguous. BSC is measured in Imperial so 5/16 is pretty much 8mm.
Raleigh bought them out in '60. Pre '60 Phillips cones are 24 tpi BSC while post '60, would at some point, be 26 tpi.
06-21-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By clubman

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be...

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be grilling striploin for a lobster risotto paired with a full bodied Spanish red. My son anted up some Glenfiddich and my daughter bought me Go-Pro...
06-21-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By clubman

You really should post a picture with these...

You really should post a picture with these questions. Pics = better, quicker advice.
06-21-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

I thought this was an easy find but 'Made in...

I thought this was an easy find but 'Made in England' hubs come in a variety of shapes and sizes. This cone seems to be a Phillips type and the only extra I have already has some galling. Less damage...
06-20-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22,842
Views: 2,555,143
Posted By clubman

How much did you trim?

How much did you trim?
06-19-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,788
Views: 242,138
Posted By clubman

Pretty sure I've got that for you. Get back to...

Pretty sure I've got that for you. Get back to you.
06-18-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By clubman

You said full on so I'd say low rider braze ons...

You said full on so I'd say low rider braze ons and 3 water bottles (one for fuel) are the main differences. As a Clyde, I'd need to ride the frame to see if it was up to my weight plus a lot of...
06-17-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By clubman

Closest thing to a bag of Xmas Allsorts liquorice...

Closest thing to a bag of Xmas Allsorts liquorice candies from Marks and Spenser. I say that with admiration, great colour.
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