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07-29-19, 02:42 AM
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Posted By skiron_2500

Hi Kurt; no, I wasn't fishing for community...

Hi Kurt; no, I wasn't fishing for community agreement. I was looking for specific information about how this lug would fail, based on experience or mechanical know-how. In large part, this was down...
07-13-19, 07:54 AM
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Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

OK, interesting. I think that I will stick to my...

OK, interesting. I think that I will stick to my second-favourite outdoor activity, hiking, until my replacement frame arrives in the post (I can't use my backup ride, a steel-framed bicycle, because...
07-13-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

Hey, I am replacing the frame. This thread is...

Hey, I am replacing the frame. This thread is about whether I can ride the bike until the replacement arrives / till I change the parts over to replacement frame / whether I can use the frame for...
07-12-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

Three weeks sounds good! That's about how long my...

Three weeks sounds good! That's about how long my replacement Vitus frame will take to arrive in the post :'-)
07-12-19, 01:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

Fascinating, thanks! After this frame has been...

Fascinating, thanks! After this frame has been hung on the wall for a while, I think I might have a go at the project you describe. It would make for an interesting custom bike, maybe a bike for...
07-12-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

Thanks a lot for this. So, it sounds like there...

Thanks a lot for this. So, it sounds like there would be some warning signs from the frame.

How much riding did you do / how much time elapsed between the crack appearing and the shimmy beginning?...
07-11-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,535
Posted By skiron_2500

Crack on seat lug (top) of 1987 ALAN; slow failure or catastrophic failure?

Hello there!

A crack has developed along the top of the seat post lug of my 1987 ALAN. (When I bought the bike second hand in 2010, the crack was one third of what it is now, stemming from the...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15,263
Views: 11,013,017
Posted By skiron_2500

Looks like fun!

Looks like fun!
Forum: Commuting
07-09-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15,263
Views: 11,013,017
Posted By skiron_2500

Beautiful bikes; love that zesty green frame.

Beautiful bikes; love that zesty green frame.
07-09-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,326
Posted By skiron_2500

I had no idea that Dawes were from Nottingham--I...

I had no idea that Dawes were from Nottingham--I thought they were an American company! Glad that I have now learnt this.
07-09-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,436
Posted By skiron_2500

Nice grip tape on the Fuji Royale!

Nice grip tape on the Fuji Royale!
07-09-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By skiron_2500

Great job! I'll bear this in mind should my...

Great job! I'll bear this in mind should my fender of the same design ever fail.
11-17-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By skiron_2500

Pictures of the Regina Oro BX 5 speed, dis-assembled.

Here are the pictures of the dis-assembled unit.

https://s12.postimg.org/geg1knycp/IMG_2073.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/geg1knycp/)

https://s12.postimg.org/gshdk9ig9/IMG_2074.jpg...
10-31-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By skiron_2500

Answer: I'd put the the smallest spacer on the...

Answer: I'd put the the smallest spacer on the wrong way round. Thus it wasn't holding everything in place. Silly me; I'd rushed the job before going to work!

I have pictures of my disassembled...
10-24-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By skiron_2500

My, thank you for the thought, Bob! (And for...

My, thank you for the thought, Bob! (And for teaching me a new saying!)

To be honest, though, the postage that you quote isn't that dear, and your freewheels look beautiful; I'd rather go to a...
10-24-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By skiron_2500

Thank you very much, pastorbobnlnh. (I...

Thank you very much, pastorbobnlnh.

(I should have mentioned that it's a Regina Oro BX 5 speed.)

Your pictures have jogged my memory, and I think that my freewheel was built like this:
-the...
10-23-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By skiron_2500

Loose cogs, Regina Oro BX 5sp. Problem?

Hello everyone.

The largest three cogs on my Regina Oro BX 5sp freewheel are loose. They rattle slightly, although they are still in their 'slots'. I've tried tightening the smallest cog, which...
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