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04-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 270
Posted By dedhed

Check with Dave Wages too. ...

Check with Dave Wages too.
​​​​​​https://www.elliscycles.com/
04-13-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By dedhed

Base price but more depending on the items you...

Base price but more depending on the items you choose. Not all items are in stock as well.
04-13-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By dedhed

Apples/Oranges A small flat country vs a...

Apples/Oranges
A small flat country vs a country with 50X the roads, 236X the land area with mountains and weather extremes, and 20X the population
04-12-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By dedhed

The strength is about where the bearings are...

The strength is about where the bearings are located and unsupported axle length.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1203847-8-speed-freewheel-question.html
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04-12-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By dedhed

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html

Buy new bearing ball assortment and replace in hubs, headset, bottom bracket. ...
04-11-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By dedhed

\See above.

\See above.
04-11-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By dedhed

I'd be checking the local bike co-op for parts....

I'd be checking the local bike co-op for parts. Cheaper, faster, and easier
Forum: Commuting
04-11-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By dedhed

Fenders or not your bike will get a lot dirtier...

Fenders or not your bike will get a lot dirtier with road grit and slime.
04-11-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 441
Posted By dedhed

https://yakima.com/products/holdup-2-tongue

https://yakima.com/products/holdup-2-tongue
04-11-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By dedhed

Make sure the front fender has breakaway mounting...

Make sure the front fender has breakaway mounting if you jam a stick or something in there.
04-11-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,333
Posted By dedhed

People don't do what you expect, but what you...

People don't do what you expect, but what you inspect.

Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. (https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/louis-v-gerstner-jr-quotes)
04-10-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By dedhed

Look on the hub shell it's most likely a "AW" hub...

Look on the hub shell it's most likely a "AW" hub and will have a month and year date stamp on it.

​​​​​​https://hadland.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/how-to-repair-old-sturmey-archer-hubs/
04-10-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 419
Posted By dedhed

I suspect the warning has more to do with using...

I suspect the warning has more to do with using 6/7/8s chainrings as they used the wider chain and 9s spacing was new. YOu probably won't have any issue running 9/10 chainrings.
04-10-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Bicycle-Brake-Cable-Cl...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Bicycle-Brake-Cable-Clamps-Clips-AMF-Huffy-Murray-Sears-nos/184592994176?hash=item2afa998f80:g:mNIAAOSw00Vf5m-c
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04-10-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By dedhed

Manufacturers ...

Manufacturers
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1042901-asian-serial-number-guide.html
Dating components...
04-10-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By dedhed

I personally would just be reusing that one. ...

I personally would just be reusing that one.
...
04-09-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By dedhed

At least tell us what kind of bike it is....

At least tell us what kind of bike it is. Mountain, full suspension, road, touring, hybrid? Upright? Drop bar? city bike? folding?
What country are you in ,or bought it in?
04-09-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By dedhed

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praktiker

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praktiker
04-09-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 474
Posted By dedhed

Parts are available. just not cost effective for...

Parts are available. just not cost effective for the LBS to find them. If they can't look in their QBP and find them, they're hard to get.

​​​​​​Shimano 105 5500/5501 9sp Chainring - $21.95 -...
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By dedhed

the guy wants $350 for it and I think it sold new...

the guy wants $350 for it and I think it sold new for $450. Might not be worth it but I like the idea of it only being offered for a short time[/QUOTE]

Comparable new bike is $5-600 without rack...
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By dedhed

[/QUOTE] According to vintage Trek the 720...

[/QUOTE]

According to vintage Trek the 720 was offered in 1999 and the 750 in 1995
04-09-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By dedhed

My buddy Pete owns a gift shop in Gill's Rock. I...

My buddy Pete owns a gift shop in Gill's Rock. I haven't had a chance to get up there in a couple years.
04-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By dedhed

VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano FC-M730, Deore...

VeloBase.com - Component: Shimano FC-M730, Deore XT M730 (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=d529e215-25e1-4ba3-ae8a-62295f689017&Enum=115)
...
04-09-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By dedhed

Or replace the crankset and sell the French...

Or replace the crankset and sell the French threaded one.
...
04-09-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Posted By dedhed

Looks like some construction worker had too much...

Looks like some construction worker had too much time on his hands. Probably should have used green bar for rust protection.

Looks like #8 main frame at 2.67#/ft
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By dedhed

720 TREKKING 99, (European only model, with rack,...

720 TREKKING 99, (European only model, with rack, generator light set, fenders) explorer (a medium) green, perhaps also graphite pearl.

​​​​​​Trek Bike Models by Year and Color...
04-07-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By dedhed

Shimano UN26, UN54, UN55, UN300, Tange LN-3922,...

Shimano UN26, UN54, UN55, UN300, Tange LN-3922, LN-3912, Sunlite, VP, any number of other manufacturers out there of square taper cartridge BB
Trouble is going to be finding one "In stock"
04-07-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By dedhed

this was a Lotus with a similar failure repaired...

this was a Lotus with a similar failure repaired by a local motorcycle shop


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/lotus2_4b8c8f07fd1eb20044423a1beafad02798f9ec6f.jpg...
04-07-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By dedhed

Look through specs here for components and colors...

Look through specs here for components and colors that match

​​​​​​https://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/Motobecane/
04-07-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By dedhed

I would say made in Worksop. ...

I would say made in Worksop.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/dating.html

https://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_serials.html#19731982
04-06-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 871
Posted By dedhed

Check the frame. ...

Check the frame.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/875216-bent-frame-headtube-area-still-usable.html
04-06-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By dedhed

Count the teeth on the smallest cog and largest...

Count the teeth on the smallest cog and largest cog of your current freewheel. that's what the 12-24 and 12-32 mean, number of teeth on the smallest and largest cogs. If you like your current gear...
04-06-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 755
Posted By dedhed

I wouldn't at all be surprised it the rear...

I wouldn't at all be surprised it the rear derailleur and/or hanger are bent as well.
04-06-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 871
Posted By dedhed

Old Schwinn. Nothing special. Buy something like...

Old Schwinn. Nothing special. Buy something like a used 90's rigid mountain bike and upgrade.

​​​​​​https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/d/quakertown-diamondback-ascent-ex-early/7302597468.html
04-06-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 279
Posted By dedhed

It's width, not diameter. OLD to be exact.

It's width, not diameter. OLD to be exact.
04-06-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By dedhed

Make sure your index shift housing wires haven't...

Make sure your index shift housing wires haven't broken through the ferrules as well.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1091787-shifter-cable-partially-broken.html
04-06-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 279
Posted By dedhed

Interesting.My 84 Gran Prix 6s is spaced 126....

Interesting.My 84 Gran Prix 6s is spaced 126. I've had a number of late 80's frames pass through my hands spaced at 128 due to being a transition period. It allowed the manufacturer to use 126 or 130...
04-06-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By dedhed

It kind of also depends on what country you are...

It kind of also depends on what country you are in as not all Raleighs are the same in every country.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/
...
04-06-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By dedhed

Given that it's currently a cheap chinese...

Given that it's currently a cheap chinese freewheel it's highly unlikely that it's anything other than a standard english threaded freewheel.
04-04-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By dedhed

My Novara Radonee has spoke holders on the chain...

My Novara Radonee has spoke holders on the chain stay.
04-04-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By dedhed

Before I went and did a modification to the...

Before I went and did a modification to the clamp, I'd make sure a replacement was available if things go wrong.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By dedhed

Urgent care/ER is 90% self inflicted injuries.

Urgent care/ER is 90% self inflicted injuries.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By dedhed

I have a club on my pickup that mostly just sits...

I have a club on my pickup that mostly just sits in the driveway until I need to haul or 4WD capabilities. I put it on the dwy vehicle years ago when they tried to steal the conversion van and had to...
04-04-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By dedhed

So the issue is the top main frame bar forming...

So the issue is the top main frame bar forming the "platform" interferes with placing your pannier on the lower bar.
04-03-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By dedhed

Let's see a picture of the complete unit and how...

Let's see a picture of the complete unit and how the pannier mounts
04-03-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 967
Posted By dedhed

Yrep, small engine flywheels too. Pound a couple...

Yrep, small engine flywheels too. Pound a couple wood wedges under it, run the nut to the top of the crank, a tap on the crank and pop.
04-03-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

Not saying it can't be done, but here are some...

Not saying it can't be done, but here are some ideas of what you're up against.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/885681-cup-cone-sealed-bearing-conversion.html
...
04-03-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By dedhed

I use SS button heads and acorn nuts from the...

I use SS button heads and acorn nuts from the hardware store
04-03-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

In what application? hubs? headset? bottom...

In what application? hubs? headset? bottom bracket?, pedals?

Not typically something that can be done, installing cartridge bearings in a cup & cone application.
04-03-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By dedhed

It doesn't appear the bike is set up for seatstay...

It doesn't appear the bike is set up for seatstay rack mounts like a conventional rack. Not that P clips aren't an option.
​​​​​​https://www.bullsbikesusa.com/twenty8-e45-diamond.html
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