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06-21-20, 02:16 PM
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Posted By shelbyfv

Again, I don't think this is correct. OP has an...

Again, I don't think this is correct. OP has an IG hub, one chainring, one cog. The Park Tool site linked seems to support this.
05-24-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By Korina

Just so you know, I don't either; I've just been...

Just so you know, I don't either; I've just been hanging around here too much. :)
05-24-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By Korina

Do you think a light sanding and a clear coat...

Do you think a light sanding and a clear coat would help? It's a cool bike regardless.
05-24-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By juvela

----- You did such a fine job with it in...

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You did such a fine job with it in both the work and the documentation.

Would like to suggest it would be an excellent addition to the "before and after" thread. ;)


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05-24-20, 11:14 AM
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Posted By kermie

Very nice job, and the paint looks good to me.

Very nice job, and the paint looks good to me.
05-24-20, 09:22 AM
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Posted By 3speedslow

brianhamp You did a great job bringing it...

brianhamp

You did a great job bringing it back! Sad if these mini velo only saw Canadian roads. I would like to get ahold of one.
05-24-20, 08:54 AM
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Views: 412
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks for posting your example Randy....

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Thanks for posting your example Randy. ;)

The "mag" pattern chainwheel shows it to be relatively late, IIRC.

Reportedly, they were produced by both Murray and Huffman; do not know...
05-24-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By randyjawa

Wow! I have had one of these Sears Tote Bikes...

Wow! I have had one of these Sears Tote Bikes tucked away, on display in my garden for a couple of decades now. I never, for a single moment, considered building it up. Until I saw this and one other...
05-23-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 412
Posted By juvela

----- Very fine job; thank you so much for...

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Very fine job; thank you so much for sharing it! :thumb:

Great to see it all completed and operational.

For any readers who may have missed it the earlier discussion thread on this...
05-21-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By Big Block

or as the SA staff assigned, the A series, 3...

or as the SA staff assigned, the A series, 3 speed Wide ratio, to distinguish it from the AM (Medium), AC (Close). I have no idea what the S is in the ASC, a 3 speed close ratio fixed hub, soon to...
05-21-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By FastJake

Strike three. Properly tensioned wheels don't...

Strike three. Properly tensioned wheels don't require thread lock. :crash:

All I can say is good luck, I guess. Have the front wheel looked at too, preferably by someone not at that shop. It's...
05-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle is a 1986 Norco Bush Pilot,...

The subject bicycle is a 1986 Norco Bush Pilot, manufactured by Fairly of Taiwan in September 1985. It was 4th a lineup of five ATB models. Lots of items kept the cost down. besides the previously...
05-20-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By garryg

C and V MTB

Canadian bike.i bought this for the wife today.owner said he rode it a good five miles,then hung it up in the garage.it is immaculate.serial numberF5090286...
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Posted By steve sumner

your Torpedo hub was made by Sachs. German made....

your Torpedo hub was made by Sachs. German made. works every bit as well as
Sturmey Archer. give it oil now and then and it will outlast all of us.
04-30-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,177
Posted By dedhed

Honestly I find the LBS rarely stocks or cares to...

Honestly I find the LBS rarely stocks or cares to find older parts.
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Posted By avmech

Actually had one of those when I was a kid in the...

Actually had one of those when I was a kid in the 1960s. Used it for my paper route and on weekends a group of us would ride to wherever usually around 60 miles or so round trip. Beat the crap out...
04-20-20, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I speculate that hub is a Sachs that was privet...

I speculate that hub is a Sachs that was privet labeled for Bendix. Much like Schwinn never made their own ders, Huret and other manufactures simply stamped theirs with Schwinn. SunTour and Sugino...
04-20-20, 11:12 AM
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Views: 283
Posted By Moe Zhoost

If your Bendix will accept Sturmey cogs, Shimano...

If your Bendix will accept Sturmey cogs, Shimano Alfine/Nexis cogs will fit as well. Sturmey makes cogs in 1/8" and 3/32" but I think all of the Shimanos are 3/32".

All IGHs have an input torque...
04-20-20, 07:32 AM
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Views: 283
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I've seen 19t sprockets for this hub, but I think...

I've seen 19t sprockets for this hub, but I think there are some higher counts available.
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Posted By randyjawa

I have one of those old Sears Tote Bikes (I think...

I have one of those old Sears Tote Bikes (I think that is what they were called. Never got around to restoration, but I do keep it under guard, knight and day. Give me a shout if you need anything...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,222
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch, sorry to hear about the accident. I...

Ouch, sorry to hear about the accident.

I think that the most simple way of explaining it is your original assumption of braking too hard and that the additional damage happened in the tumble.
...
04-11-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By jackbombay

Got this 1968 S5 5 speed build finished up today....

Got this 1968 S5 5 speed build finished up today. I do still need to make one more spacer for the second chain guard mount, but other than that it is finished, and I want to make a "stop" for the...
04-06-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,842
Posted By well biked

So your first post on Bikeforums is dragging up a...

So your first post on Bikeforums is dragging up a seven year old thread, and correcting a long-time member who is one of the most all-time helpful members in the history of BF, and telling him...
04-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,950
Posted By bwilli88

OBTW, here is the Bike I started this thread with...

OBTW, here is the Bike I started this thread with now that it is finished...
04-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 552,225
Posted By JaccoW

Got a Sturmey Archer XL-FDD drum brake/dynohub,...

Got a Sturmey Archer XL-FDD drum brake/dynohub, some small parts for a wheel build and the wrong tyres today. :P
Next up, the rim and measuring everything so I can build a wheel!
...
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Tamiya

Really depends if you've got nostalgic feelings...

Really depends if you've got nostalgic feelings for Chopper... I do & I love the Mk3 :)

Wouldn't call pictured example totally "mint", if it's been taken out to ride it's "used" and the chrome...
03-29-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By clubman

And all the best to you. Stay Safe Bicycle Repair...

And all the best to you. Stay Safe Bicycle Repair Man!
03-29-20, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Just popping in to see how everyone is doing...

Just popping in to see how everyone is doing during this difficult time... this really is the thread that never ends.

I hope you are all doing well.
03-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,199
Posted By JohnDThompson

For "short commutes to work" I found an old...

For "short commutes to work" I found an old Raleigh 3-speed to be just about perfect. Bomb-proof Sturmey-Archer IGH hub, "All Steel®" construction, inconspicuous enough to be left outside all day...
03-27-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By 52telecaster

i was commuting to work and back on some pretty...

i was commuting to work and back on some pretty suspect alleys and streets in the poor end of town so there is that. I think I'd have had better luck on better roads.
03-26-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By dddd

Although World Tour is a very inexpensive, heavy...

Although World Tour is a very inexpensive, heavy and very low-performing tire, other than that they're great!

There used to be a folding version (Hi-Lite Tour) having the same tread pattern and...
03-18-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,300
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Obviously the writers NEVER rode a SA bike .... ....

Obviously the writers NEVER rode a SA bike .... . Pffft ... Very dated even then ......
BEST Inventions>>
DRUM brakes>> Work 100% of the time with ZERO adjustments
IGH, SA 3 sp, ROHLOFF14>> see...
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Views: 748
Posted By zukahn1

Not real sure on value but I can tell you it's...

Not real sure on value but I can tell you it's not real vintage or really British it's a 2004 or so aluminium reproduction . I would guess only $150-200 value.
03-11-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,950
Posted By MrK.

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman...

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman newsboy bike a few years ago. I have a buddy that I thought would be all over it but he was not so I am stuck with it. Might be that it weighs about...
03-11-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22,842
Views: 2,555,143
Posted By JIMBO53

Just because it "appears" to be abandoned, it...

Just because it "appears" to be abandoned, it might not be-you could get arrested for theft. I'd be careful parting it out or cutting the chain-surveillance cameras everywhere and this could be a big...
02-17-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By Dan Burkhart

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.

There is one in Brantford on March 29th.
02-03-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By jackbombay

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1192711...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1192711-40-hole-sturmey-archer-hub-laced-32-hole-rim.html

Let me know if you have any questions on this :-)
02-02-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,426
Posted By bruce19

You make your decisions based on your values....

You make your decisions based on your values. Don't buy into someone else's idea of what your values should be.
02-01-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,426
Posted By mstateglfr

- you should support your LBS as much as you...

- you should support your LBS as much as you want/need.
- how someone else wants you to spend your hobby money should be of no consequence to you.
- building a bike might 'hurt' local shops. Or it...
01-13-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22,842
Views: 2,555,143
Posted By clubman

It was a turbulent time, the beginning of the...

It was a turbulent time, the beginning of the Tube Investments takeovers triggered a lot of changes. Dunlop, Moulton, Sturmey, and European racing created a fast changing marketplace.
01-13-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By cszipper

I believe that 1961 was the last year for the...

I believe that 1961 was the last year for the screw in left-hand ball cup on Sturmey hubs. Perhaps there was a decrease in production while the factory retooled.

-Carl
01-11-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By jackbombay

Sturmey Archer S5 info/tricks S5-1 S5-2

As I now own 2 of these fantastic hubs I have been tinkering with them, its seems there should be one thread will all the info, I searched but didn't find one, so maybe this thread can be that...
01-05-20, 05:49 PM
12-17-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,980
Posted By cudak888

Problem solved. I called up the LBS and got...

Problem solved. I called up the LBS and got Schwalbe Delta Cruisers from the LBS for a whopping $6 cheaper ($3 cheaper/ea) than the el-crapo Wandas from Amazon, and they fit perfectly at pressure.
...
12-17-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By robalong

I appreciate that the topic of Sturmey Archer...

I appreciate that the topic of Sturmey Archer 3-speed hubs really ain't that sexy these days :). But if any of you come across one, with or without the wheel, say, at a yard sale, do buy it and get...
12-17-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By jonwvara

I have no hesitation about flaunting the puniness...

I have no hesitation about flaunting the puniness of my chainrings. I figure that my freewheel cogs are so massive and manly that they more than make up for it.
12-16-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 915
Posted By ascherer

Starting to warm up to a 100 BCD 34. I could get...

Starting to warm up to a 100 BCD 34. I could get silver Origin8 single arms easily enough and that wouldn't look too odd on that frame. .
12-04-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22,842
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Posted By Murray Missile

Yeah, I suspect I may have paid too much for this...

Yeah, I suspect I may have paid too much for this one LOL. Nah, it's not "that" bad, I can make something out of it with what I have on hand. It probably still won't be worth my initial purchase...
12-01-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22,842
Views: 2,555,143
Posted By clubman

If it seems to good to be true, then it ain't.

If it seems to good to be true, then it ain't.
11-21-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By tommywpg

I've never seen a black and white Raleigh Superbe.

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