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02-24-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By cudak888

Long Shen Arrowhead lugs. Still available today,...

Long Shen Arrowhead lugs. Still available today, from Ceeway:

https://www.framebuilding.com/NEWPARTSPAGES/lugs.htm

-Kurt
02-23-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By cudak888

C&V how? :P -Kurt

C&V how?

:P

-Kurt
02-23-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,997
Posted By cudak888

He gentrifies utility cycling to sell his wares....

He gentrifies utility cycling to sell his wares. Hard pass.

-Kurt
02-23-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By cudak888

No downtube. Just a cheapo plastic front fender...

No downtube. Just a cheapo plastic front fender visually intersecting with the right crankarm.

Looks like a less-crappy version of the Stow-A-Bike bicycle-shaped-object monstrosities.

There is...
02-23-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24,011
Views: 2,829,045
Posted By cudak888

For that matter, is there a dedicated wrench tool...

For that matter, is there a dedicated wrench tool for the older style that's available out there? Wouldn't mind having one of each.

-Kurt
02-22-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,507
Posted By cudak888

There's no money in it anymore where I am. ...

There's no money in it anymore where I am.

My approach:

Get it anywhere from free (trash) to $15.
Fix it up if you can.
If you can't, harvest it for every last good part on it.
...
02-22-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By cudak888

20" as in ISO 406? -Kurt

20" as in ISO 406?

-Kurt
02-22-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 873
Posted By cudak888

Every braze-on on this Raleigh Twenty (excuse the...

Every braze-on on this Raleigh Twenty (excuse the in-progress picture) - plus the headtube - came from Framebuilder Supply. I'll always support a business that delivers to the post office on a cargo...
02-21-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,880
Posted By cudak888

Nicer than anything I could ever find at the LBS...

Nicer than anything I could ever find at the LBS for the next 20 years. Absolutely gorgeous.

I'd be jealous of it if I didn't have my '80 Sports to play with, Jacco! ;)

-Kurt
02-21-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,675
Views: 332,621
Posted By cudak888

No idea what type of post he has though. ...

No idea what type of post he has though.

-Kurt
02-21-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,675
Views: 332,621
Posted By cudak888

ISO: Nuovo Record or Gran Sport two-bolt seatpost...

ISO: Nuovo Record or Gran Sport two-bolt seatpost - 25.4mm.

No shorties - need about 4" of post extended out of the bike.

Would also consider SR Custom or any other two-bolt from BITD.

-Kurt
02-21-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,074
Posted By cudak888

My bad. Thanks! -Kurt

My bad. Thanks!

-Kurt
02-20-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By cudak888

The Bianchi will demand minty parts to suit the...

The Bianchi will demand minty parts to suit the resto. Figure that into the cost. I'd also make absolutely sure the decals are spot on correct and as one would expect of that model - one wrong decal...
02-20-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24,011
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Posted By cudak888

The one in the picture is a Tektro R559, but keep...

The one in the picture is a Tektro R559, but keep in mind that if you have a 1974+ Sports with top tube cable braze-ons, the cable entrance will be on the wrong side.

I prefer to use the...
02-20-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By cudak888

Hey, at least you have to admit that it's a 100%...

Hey, at least you have to admit that it's a 100% true barn find - abused, mostly trashed, and overpriced!

-Kurt
02-20-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,517
Posted By cudak888

The pedals have arrived. Decided to spruce them...

The pedals have arrived. Decided to spruce them up with some black Shimano pedal washers (left over from the purchase of a crank).
...
02-20-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By cudak888

$350 CAD? Well, that turned out to be a...

$350 CAD?

Well, that turned out to be a hard pass.

-Kurt
02-20-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By cudak888

Eclectic enough to warrant running out and...

Eclectic enough to warrant running out and getting it, IMHO.

-Kurt
02-20-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By cudak888

Thanks, will pass, needed 26.8. -Kurt

Thanks, will pass, needed 26.8.

-Kurt
02-20-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,738
Posted By cudak888

Hello, bot. You won't last long. -Kurt

Hello, bot.

You won't last long.

-Kurt
02-20-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By cudak888

Looks more like red paint splatter than rust. Hit...

Looks more like red paint splatter than rust. Hit it with some fine microfinishing compound. Should come off. Polish with Meguiar's #7 and wax after that.

-Kurt
02-19-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24,011
Views: 2,829,045
Posted By cudak888

Well said. The 1950's bikes are particularly...

Well said. The 1950's bikes are particularly special, but the later ones are still fine framesets, especially after a brake upgrade. Also, it's less conflicting to modify one.
...
02-18-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By cudak888

Wow. Your description set me up for a bike...

Wow.

Your description set me up for a bike in much worse shape - but that thing is beautiful. A teardown, cleanup, and rebuild, some OA on the BB, and a few small sundries will turn that thing...
02-16-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By cudak888

Have put said post aside for dmark. I...

Have put said post aside for dmark.



I believe that partial clamp on the bottom left is also for a Sugino SP-H, or something designed like it.

-Kurt
02-16-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By cudak888

It's here and up at my end:...

It's here and up at my end: https://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/Montagner/

-Kurt
02-15-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By cudak888

"Ground floor: perfumery, Stationery and...

"Ground floor: perfumery,
Stationery and leather goods,
Wigs and haberdashery,
Kitchenware and food,
Going up!"
...
02-15-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,116
Posted By cudak888

Raleigh Chopper. Cannondale Black Lightning. ...

Raleigh Chopper.
Cannondale Black Lightning.

Next!

-Kurt
02-15-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By cudak888

The black-fluted far-right post has gone to...

The black-fluted far-right post has gone to malaca622.

-Kurt
02-15-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By cudak888

The nuts that were missing in the previous...

The nuts that were missing in the previous pictures:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/20210215_203908_013_be42d0819df9ef8e36de39d922f4d2519f821462.jpg
...
02-15-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By cudak888

[SOLD] Crappy, obscure fluted seatpost + clamps pile

ALL POSTS SOLD.

Here's the pricing structure:
- Each post is $10, regardless of condition or completeness.
- Each saddle clamp is $5.
- Shipping is a flat $8 for any one item, but that $8...
02-15-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By cudak888

Seatpost diameter and price shipped? -Kurt

Seatpost diameter and price shipped?

-Kurt
02-15-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By cudak888

Just for the record - not that I'd recommend them...

Just for the record - not that I'd recommend them on a build trying to be period correct, or most C&V bikes due to their large size - the Sturmey-Archer BLS92 is, by far, the best looking of any...
02-15-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By cudak888

Did francophile get his crate of beer yet? ...

Did francophile get his crate of beer yet?

-Kurt
02-15-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By cudak888

The cable pull makes virtually any non-linear...

The cable pull makes virtually any non-linear brake lever compatible with the Record sidepull, and vise-versa.

As far as braking feel, you'll be surprised how well conventional side-pull Record...
02-13-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 470
Posted By cudak888

Please send all of these defective rims to me for...

Please send all of these defective rims to me for safe disposal.

Jokes aside, box section, raised section, or drop center?

-Kurt
02-13-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By cudak888

Part of me wants to say "cut the front triangle...

Part of me wants to say "cut the front triangle off and have gugie replace the whole thing and the fork," but that's a bit over the top and already asking for prohibitive expense.

Still, it would...
02-13-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By cudak888

It looks like a later 1970's gold anodized...

It looks like a later 1970's gold anodized Simplex FD. The aluminum used on these and most other Simplex parts from the era were not great, and I've had one crack at the clamp before.

The example...
02-13-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24,011
Views: 2,829,045
Posted By cudak888

Figured these would be appreciated in this...

Figured these would be appreciated in this thread:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210212_185608_1__a1a37922200e73bbe75d69bcf8321ad2690765e2.jpg

I don't...
02-12-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By cudak888

Make that someone else rather curious about this;...

Make that someone else rather curious about this; I have one project where I wouldn't mind spacing a Dynohub to 100mm OLN, but haven't done so for lack of threads for the axle nuts.

IIRC, at least...
02-11-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,517
Posted By cudak888

Captured this picture when I went to check out a...

Captured this picture when I went to check out a newly-created protected bike lane for work.

The MKS pedals can't come soon enough.
...
02-08-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 174,206
Posted By cudak888

*** Posting this from ISO/For Trade as it fits...

*** Posting this from ISO/For Trade as it fits better here - didn't realize Pay It Forward was on the top of the forum again ***

Have a pair of Shimano Exage Motion BR-8250 single pivot sidepulls...
02-08-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,675
Views: 332,621
Posted By cudak888

Have a pair of Shimano Exage Motion BR-8250...

Have a pair of Shimano Exage Motion BR-8250 single pivot sidepulls - recessed mount - that unworthy1 gave to me for the Velo Yellow...
01-31-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

It's going down the tubes! -Kurt

It's going down the tubes!

-Kurt
01-30-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,997
Posted By cudak888

It's a bicycle. It's hard to make a bad one. ...

It's a bicycle. It's hard to make a bad one.

-Kurt
01-30-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

Tinkered with it last night. I still don't trust...

Tinkered with it last night. I still don't trust that headtube angle, but if I'm going to have any hope of fixing it, I'll have to brace the frame in the Park stand to prevent bending the downtube...
01-29-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

Not out of the question. Because kids bike. Then...

Not out of the question. Because kids bike. Then again, there are some adults...



Keep watching. The Chuck Barris impersonation should lower it right back to zero.



Orthodoxy!
01-29-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

Oh, I knew it was tongue-in-cheek :) -Kurt

Oh, I knew it was tongue-in-cheek :)

-Kurt
01-29-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

Not 100% sure, but there's a possibility the fork...

Not 100% sure, but there's a possibility the fork is bent, given that it was slammed hard in the front. I haven't verified it though. Given how easily the frame cold sets, it's a lot more likely that...
01-28-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,997
Posted By cudak888

"What is a Hillibike?" "Any bike you can ride...

"What is a Hillibike?"
"Any bike you can ride up a Hilli."

-Kurt
01-28-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By cudak888

Nah. Needs an orange paint job and "WINDSOR" on...

Nah. Needs an orange paint job and "WINDSOR" on the headtube.

-Kurt
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