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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...
07-13-19, 05:23 AM
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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: Touring
07-11-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
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...
07-04-19, 09:19 AM
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Views: 525
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, 02:14 AM
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Views: 525
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.
06-12-19, 05:43 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

I don't think I have posted the end result of my...

I don't think I have posted the end result of my Gazelle Lausanne build yet.

Reynolds 531ST frame and fork with 42mm x 700C tyres and dynamo lights since this is supposed to be a year round...
06-10-19, 06:13 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

+1 on not sawing off the pump pegs. My Gazelle...

+1 on not sawing off the pump pegs. My Gazelle Super Licht has that and it always makes me kind of sad a previous owner did that. :(
06-06-19, 03:21 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

As always with Sturmey Archer parts; British eBay...

As always with Sturmey Archer parts; British eBay (https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=sturmey+archer+shifter&_sacat=0). (Sturmey Archer Quadrant...
05-30-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By JaccoW

Nice! Do I spot internal cable routing and a DI2...

Nice! Do I spot internal cable routing and a DI2 8-speed Shimano hub?
05-25-19, 06:15 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

Getting this chainguard fitted. It came with all...

Getting this chainguard fitted. It came with all the bits and pieces but the bike I mounted it on is a 531 mixte frame with oversized downtube. Clamp wasn't big enough. Build something myself using...
05-25-19, 06:11 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

Chainguard is mounted! I ended up fitting and...

Chainguard is mounted! I ended up fitting and drilling a plasticised metal band which worked great.

I took her out for a testdrive today and it rides really well. The wide tyres make for a plush...
05-12-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,418
Posted By JaccoW

Another (out of budget) option is Baer handmade...

Another (out of budget) option is Baer handmade bicycle shoes (https://www.facebook.com/baer.radschuhe.handgefertigt/). (Website (https://www.radschuhe-handgefertigt.de/))
I believe they can both...
04-24-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,132
Posted By JaccoW

I other fun stuff, I'm slowly building a tool kit...

I other fun stuff, I'm slowly building a tool kit for when I am commuting to take care of most problems on the road.
http://i.imgur.com/plbdNmEh.jpg (https://imgur.com/plbdNmE)

Road Runner...
03-16-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,132
Posted By JaccoW

I know the feeling. I generally wear 36" inseam...

I know the feeling. I generally wear 36" inseam trousers but I actually came across a shop that has the occasional model in a 38" inseam! I need a new pair, perhaps I should drop by tomorrow. :)
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01-22-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By JaccoW

1989 Koga-Miyata RoadAce (3-speed)

C&V bikes are addictive. Ever since I started hanging out here I've been scouring local Craigslist/eBay more and more for good deals on classic bikes and look into their idiosyncrasies.

While I do...
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