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10-26-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Sorry that was $600 AUD and $400 USD after...

Sorry that was $600 AUD and $400 USD after conversion...
10-26-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Thanks for the replies. I've attached photos as I...

Thanks for the replies. I've attached photos as I can't find a similar looking model anywhere online. Could it be a higher end Topanga?...
10-25-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Mountain bike, any good?

Hi,

I've been looking to get a better mountain bike than I have now. It's just a generic brand cheap but solid frame bike but very harsh and bouncy on tracks.

I'm looking for something used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Panaracer Pasela PT Wire Bead Tire psi?

Hi

What is the psi of the Panaracer Pasela PT Wire Bead Tire 27x1 1/4 ?
Is there really much of a increase in speed if the psi is higher?

I got a generic tire on my back wheel, and it seems to...
04-06-15, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By JeanLucPicard

The cage length isn't the problem? What causes...

The cage length isn't the problem?
What causes the largest cog to hit the pulley?

Thanks,
04-05-15, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By JeanLucPicard

I've changed the chain as well so all new fw and...

I've changed the chain as well so all new fw and chain.

Everything seems fine other than the derailleur hitting the biggest cog.

I wasn't looking to spend much money so that's why I thought...
04-04-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Well the old freewheel was old and worn(chain...

Well the old freewheel was old and worn(chain skipping). Not sure of the size of that one but it was very small(13-21t maybe).

So the new one I got is much larger(I thought why not, for those...
04-03-15, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By JeanLucPicard

New rear derailleur

Hi

I need a longer cage derailleur for my old bike. The old one is a Suntour AR, and to keep the bike more original I thought I'll try to find a other Suntour derailleur.

I'm wondering those...
03-12-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

So those there are 1/2 x 3/32, they work on any 5...

So those there are 1/2 x 3/32, they work on any 5 speed bike?
My local store has a Izumi 3/32(so I rather just pick it up there). That should be ok correct?
...
03-11-15, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Alright thank you, I'll have a look on ebay now. ...

Alright thank you, I'll have a look on ebay now.

I have one more question, about the chain.
I checked the chain, not sure how old it could be. I checked with a ruler(12 inch) and it seems it is a...
03-09-15, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Yeah I do agree, but I am a bit of a...

Yeah I do agree, but I am a bit of a perfectionist with things I fix.

One last question,
Any idea what this part below could be?
It is fairly tiny, about the size of a ball bearing.
It came...
03-08-15, 03:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Yeah that is right, and that thread was for a...

Yeah that is right, and that thread was for a different newer bike that just needed the front derailer adjusted, which I got working perfect now.

I am a bit confused on how to adjust this bike....
03-07-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Yes that is correct, it is friction shifting. ...

Yes that is correct, it is friction shifting.

The bike is very clean already, it's been degreased, washed etc. I haven't pulled it apart as I don't have the time and I haven't done it before.
I...
03-06-15, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Thanks for that, I ordered them. I hope they are...

Thanks for that, I ordered them. I hope they are original like the photo shown on benscycles.
I can show you a photo once I get them and fit them on if you like.
03-06-15, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,454
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Adjusting Suntour AR rear derailer adjustments

Hello,

I want to adjust my rear derailer as I can hear some rattling from it and the shifting can be a bit poor at times but the derailers are in good condition.
It is a Suntour AR with 5 gears....
03-03-15, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Hoods for Dia Compre Regular 5583

Hello,

The hoods on my Dia Compre Regular 5583 are stuffed, so I got some new ones by Dia Tech. Like this:
1pr DIA COMPE 204 & 202 traditional brake lever hoods brown non aero style | eBay...
02-12-15, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,379
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Thanks for those tips. At the moment I have don't...

Thanks for those tips. At the moment I have don't have the experience and time to take apart the bike and lay it in acids.

So I applied fish oil and lanolin(Sheep wool oil) through the two screw...
02-11-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,379
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Rust inside frame.

Hello,

I got a old Japanese bike that I have been cleaning and fixing. It is looking very clean and nice now, but I noticed today when I took the screws to attach a bottle holder that there was...
02-11-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Well yes I knew that, I adjusted it all(all gears...

Well yes I knew that, I adjusted it all(all gears are working now, unlike before), but I thought I could also fix the chain touching by adjustment of the h screw.
My mistake. Thanks Bill and FBinNY...
02-10-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Bike gears adjusting.

Hello,

When I ride my bike, and say I put the front derailleur into lowest gear, and the rear derailleur into high gear, the chain will rub against the outer part of the gear shifter(not sure...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,651
Posted By JeanLucPicard

I'll see if I can get more photos. Thanks...

I'll see if I can get more photos.

Thanks for the help everyone.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,651
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Made it so: ...

Made it so:
http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/3597/vjm6.jpg
Replies: 8
Views: 2,651
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Old malvern star any good?

Hi

A friend has a old Malvern star made in Australia I think. Its model is called Ultra Sport.

Are Malvern star bikes any good? I always thought they were good well made bikes but not that...
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By JeanLucPicard

I don't care about worth all that much. I just...

I don't care about worth all that much. I just want to know which bike is best.
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By JeanLucPicard

Are these good vintage bikes

Hi

I need a bicycle for exercising and want to ask if any of these bikes are good.

Shogun
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTIwMFgxNjAw/z/MEYAAOxycSdR1847/$(KGrHqZHJDgFG8V7eTe6BR1847GTLg~~60_12.JPG
...
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