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09-30-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 375
Posted By Mr. 66

Put a fork in it, it's done, beer can metal.

Put a fork in it, it's done, beer can metal.
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Mr. 66

I'd pass on free for that one.

I'd pass on free for that one.
09-30-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Mr. 66

Go the bigger.

Go the bigger.
09-29-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Mr. 66

I like to wrap the tube with heavy paper maybe...

I like to wrap the tube with heavy paper maybe tape and then I don't need to be as careful.
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By Mr. 66

The one I posted is a Corsa model, it is not made...

The one I posted is a Corsa model, it is not made of Reynolds.
09-29-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,627
Posted By Mr. 66

Very impressive build, I'm doing a similar build...

Very impressive build, I'm doing a similar build that also pulled the stem and bars from a Gitane TdF. I was able to find Normandy High flange of the day and rebuilt and strung them on some black...
09-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Mr. 66

That sounds like the prawls could be sticking,...

That sounds like the prawls could be sticking, try flooding a WD-40 type in the shifter and work it in.

Thats worked for me for the rapid fire types of units.
09-27-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 596
Posted By Mr. 66

A local here with charge about $700 for single...

A local here with charge about $700 for single color, for bikes of his own manufacturing. About $800 for other branded frames. That's complete tear down,strip, prep, paint and rebuild.
Replies: 17
Views: 356
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks closer to the 68-72 years. ...

That looks closer to the 68-72 years.

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09-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Mr. 66

Just a suggestion, you could dremel a short...

Just a suggestion, you could dremel a short lengthwise cut on a proper screw for a tap.
09-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 58,303
Views: 8,515,495
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-v...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-vintage-raleigh-pista-track/7201086364.html
...
09-24-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58,303
Views: 8,515,495
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-7...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-70s-atala-track-pista-52cm/7201086199.html...
09-24-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 58,303
Views: 8,515,495
Posted By Mr. 66

Someone in Poulsbo Wa is selling a couple of...

Someone in Poulsbo Wa is selling a couple of track bikes and this.

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09-24-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 58,303
Views: 8,515,495
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Wow!
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09-23-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Mr. 66

Thats sounds like a lot for that bike, does it...

Thats sounds like a lot for that bike, does it fit you? The saddle at that level has me thinking you could go for a larger frame.

Where are you located? For budget parts buying I suggest a co-op...
09-21-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

Looks like someone nicked the serial number off...

Looks like someone nicked the serial number off the BB.
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Now I definitely...
09-21-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

Hey thanks, Yes very crud at the dropout, and a...

Hey thanks, Yes very crud at the dropout, and a very long dropout to the stay crimp, here's a picture of the one from a '64 bianchi, and the new bike.

Also a picture of the fork tip thickness, I...
09-21-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-21-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. 66

Mystery frame

Here is big brown, I picked this up last weekend at the Bikeworks sale and it just looked sporty. It was adorn with all Japanese parts and 27" wheels when purchased. The lack of clearance at the fork...
09-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,111
Posted By Mr. 66

I have the black one with the marble like the...

I have the black one with the marble like the op's purchase. I think it rides great, the fork is not as forgiving as I would like. So I've had a little wrist issue, but I'd have a long stem installed...
09-19-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Mr. 66

Lately I've been using auto wheel and tire...

Lately I've been using auto wheel and tire cleaner, Armour all, but there are others. It's made for Asbestos dust removal. It works great on the alloy dust grease combo that encrusts wheels. I've...
09-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like time to start a new streak :)

Sounds like time to start a new streak :)
09-19-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 921
Posted By Mr. 66

That's a beauty!

That's a beauty!
09-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,627
Posted By Mr. 66

We want the the world, and we want it - now ...

We want the the world, and we want it - now
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09-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By Mr. 66

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one...

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one on a MTB.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6404_5fa6b6a3869089586ad834d78a82d26781ed87f7.jpg I'll use rubbing...
09-17-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,044
Views: 3,023,578
Posted By Mr. 66

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut...

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut on the skewer turned to dust trying to remove. The skewer was rusted frozen inside of the axel. Fortunately the bearings cup and cones are good. I'll...
09-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Mr. 66

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork...

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork conversion, replacing a Quadra Rockshock
09-16-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,349
Posted By Mr. 66

The 1979 and up models had under bottom bracket...

The 1979 and up models had under bottom bracket routing.
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Mr. 66

Its about 1968, the trapezoid straddle clamp was...

Its about 1968, the trapezoid straddle clamp was not used for long. Does still have the saddle, that may have a date stamped.
09-14-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 541
Posted By Mr. 66

I think the one side could be a tad higher, I...

I think the one side could be a tad higher, I would measure the distance from the dropout to the seat pin, that will inform you of discrepancies. I would measure from bb to dropout also.
09-11-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,627
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-11-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By Mr. 66

For reflective tape I have used a torch. The...

For reflective tape I have used a torch. The adhesive loosens, then the tape can bubble at a temp well below the temp of paint damage. A piece of wood or a cooking spatula will help aid scrape off...
09-10-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Mr. 66

42

42
09-09-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By Mr. 66

I would clean the chain and derailleurs...

I would clean the chain and derailleurs throughout, test out. If all is well I'd service all the bearings. Sometimes, for the brakes, just a drop of oil at the brake lever another drop on the pivots,...
09-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes, I can, no problem

Yes, I can, no problem
09-08-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 390
Posted By Mr. 66

Did try flipping the wheel around? That will tell...

Did try flipping the wheel around? That will tell you if the wheel has dish, and or if the fork needs alignment.
09-08-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By Mr. 66

Hi Mack, people here can certainly assist you in...

Hi Mack, people here can certainly assist you in your search. Where are you located? Perhaps there is a coop, or current listing near, the bikes at the second hand stores are going quick but they are...
09-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,627
Posted By Mr. 66

I feel better ...

I feel better
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09-06-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 58,303
Views: 8,515,495
Posted By Mr. 66

Just about time for a sale :) ...

Just about time for a sale :)

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09-05-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,602
Views: 316,627
Posted By Mr. 66

I built the Normandy high flange hubs on the PR10...

I built the Normandy high flange hubs on the PR10 with some black rims, looks good....
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Mr. 66

This right in the range of yours'. Last week, in...

This right in the range of yours'. Last week, in the big city, I sold an '86 Trek 300 Elance, tuned with 27" to 700 wheel conversion for $285. I thought it was a reach but it sold at that price after...
Replies: 30
Views: 3,359
Posted By Mr. 66

Hi Steve, these guys will need some detail...

Hi Steve, these guys will need some detail pictures of condition to give you the most accurate estimate.
Replies: 22
Views: 824
Posted By Mr. 66

That's a lot different then mine, I have the...

That's a lot different then mine, I have the Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30, Reynolds 853 tubing. Its 700 wheels and was/is a drop bar bike.

I was hoping yours was the same.
08-30-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Mr. 66

Forks are bent, they look fixable, if the steer...

Forks are bent, they look fixable, if the steer tube is bent probably best to look else where.

Go for it, bend them back. Put some elbow grease on it.

You are the only hope.
Forum: Recumbent
08-30-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Mr. 66

I guy did this not far from me. ...

I guy did this not far from me.
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08-29-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19,639
Views: 3,215,664
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh come on, that will buff right out.

Oh come on, that will buff right out.
08-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Mr. 66

I think my Rapheal is a Gitane contract build,...

I think my Rapheal is a Gitane contract build, from about '63. Rides real nice. The rear derailleur is a little wonky, rides with clatter in the lowest gear.

I have fun getting looks like, is that...
08-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By Mr. 66

They stopped enforcing it here, for the...

They stopped enforcing it here, for the "homeless" first, then the ride share put a fork in the mandate for good.
08-26-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,842
Posted By Mr. 66

Why do you have to swear in your video? very...

Why do you have to swear in your video? very immature
08-26-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
Posted By Mr. 66

How tall is your GF? That's a very small frame,...

How tall is your GF? That's a very small frame, to small to setup for her without looking funky. The seat needs to be way jacked up, riser bars, I think you/she needs a frame a couple of inches...
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