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09-10-19, 04:14 PM
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Posted By eeuuugh

WOW!! That is a NICE vise. Hope you're planning a...

WOW!! That is a NICE vise. Hope you're planning a restoration!
07-29-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By eeuuugh

ID top tube housing guides?

I came across this set of top tube housing guides recently. They seem well-made, I like the bullseye cutouts and the way the nut is captured. There's no branding on them, anyone know who made these?...
07-29-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,018
Posted By eeuuugh

Scored this early Jamis hybrid yesterday: ...

Scored this early Jamis hybrid yesterday:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190728_142947_86e14163d9502d17e0f39309f3d687f97cc54269.jpg
No wheels or shifters,...
06-09-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,106
Posted By eeuuugh

Posting this a few weeks after the fact, but I...

Posting this a few weeks after the fact, but I completed!https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190518_094945_8517794aa5e2da4e0cec32965c10af219b974c77.jpg
I rode the Azuki...
05-22-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By eeuuugh

Interested, sending a PM.

Interested, sending a PM.
05-14-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52,083
Views: 6,975,316
Posted By eeuuugh

Just ran into this minty 60's Super Sport on...

Just ran into this minty 60's Super Sport on Minneapolis craigslist for $125.
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/bik/d/circle-pines-schwinn-super-sport-10-spd/6888670905.html...
05-09-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,106
Posted By eeuuugh

I've been making progress on the Azuki. Two weeks...

I've been making progress on the Azuki. Two weeks ago I spread the rear triangle, overhauled and trued the wheels, and made a drop bolt for the front brake. I used this piece of a rack strut....
05-03-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,830
Posted By eeuuugh

I've put 700x35c tires on at least half a dozen...

I've put 700x35c tires on at least half a dozen frames that originally came with 27x1 1/4" tires. An 80's LeTour and World Sport, a Univega Nuovo Sport, a Ross 10-speed, and a few I don't remember....
05-01-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By eeuuugh

Are those tubulars or clinchers? I ask because of...

Are those tubulars or clinchers? I ask because of the 520. Too small for me but I have a friend who might be interested (really I'm interested in her acquiring a touring bike).
05-01-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By eeuuugh

Thanks everyone! Looks like I'm going to flush it...

Thanks everyone! Looks like I'm going to flush it and lubricate it.



Tossing the rim and keeping the hub.
05-01-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By eeuuugh

Thanks, I've got mineral spirits and access to an...

Thanks, I've got mineral spirits and access to an air compressor, was thinking that might be the best way to dissipate the solvent. I watched RJ the bike guy's videos on this and didn't like how he...
05-01-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By eeuuugh

I got it from a friend, don't know how many miles...

I got it from a friend, don't know how many miles on it but the rim it's laced to is very worn. It ratchets but there's a lot of resistance when turning the freehub by hand, my best guess is the...
05-01-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By eeuuugh

Freehub overhaul vs. flush and lube

I have a Deore LX hub that's about 20 years old and the freehub is sticky. I'm comfortable removing the freehub and making a spline tool to disassemble it if it comes to that, but I wanted to ask for...
04-30-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By eeuuugh

Sounds like drum brakes. I imagine you could use...

Sounds like drum brakes. I imagine you could use the wheels on another bike with rim brakes, if the rims have a brake track, but I don't know about removing the brake guts. If you're not comfortable...
04-20-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,400
Posted By eeuuugh

Love how that stem turned out. I'm curious about...

Love how that stem turned out. I'm curious about your polishing process--I've been trying to improve my hand polishing, had ok results working from 220, to 600, to 1500 wet. At this point I've...
04-19-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,106
Posted By eeuuugh

First day working on the Azuki! It's still behind...

First day working on the Azuki! It's still behind a few other bikes in the queue, but I wanted the bars and brake levers for another project, so decided to tackle the...
04-15-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 131,332
Posted By eeuuugh

great, I'll PM you!

great, I'll PM you!
04-14-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 131,332
Posted By eeuuugh

I had already removed the cup, just set it back...

I had already removed the cup, just set it back in the head tube for the picture. It's definitely Austrian sized. I thought of trying to shim an ISO cup, but the steer tube of the fork is actually...
04-13-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 131,332
Posted By eeuuugh

Austrian headset cup

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Working on this old Sears bike and found the lower headset cup is...
04-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,106
Posted By eeuuugh

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190407_124418_05988944b48732301a6d7e2c9e4b697f3295d3fd.jpg

It's a Sugino Maxy. 54/47 chainrings, the big ring is swaged to the...
04-06-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,106
Posted By eeuuugh

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190406_100345_9b4182f60ac0fc8f874cec5423d28f00d9aabcd6.jpg
I ought to able to make something out of this, right?:lol:

March a...
03-09-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By eeuuugh

Beautiful! What is that seatpost?

Beautiful! What is that seatpost?
02-04-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,510
Posted By eeuuugh

Raleigh Olympian and 80's Schwinn World Sport and...

Raleigh Olympian and 80's Schwinn World Sport and Le Tour. I've also seen some late 80s/early 90s mountain bikes with a dropped top tube and nice tubing, I think from Peugeot's "Express" line.
01-06-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eeuuugh

Thanks, I'll email Amir! I'm studying machining...

Thanks, I'll email Amir! I'm studying machining in school right now, so I could use a lathe, it seems like overkill though if stock bushings are available that will press fit into the brake arms.
01-06-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eeuuugh

Fantastic, thank you!

Fantastic, thank you!
01-06-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By eeuuugh

Rebuilding Mafac Racers

I've got a set of Mafac Racers I plan to install on my next bike. I like the idea of rebuilding them with brass hardware in place of the plastic, but I don't like the idea of spending $40+ on washers...
11-03-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,538
Views: 1,982,496
Posted By eeuuugh

It's the Surly 8-pack rack. I'm impressed with...

It's the Surly 8-pack rack. I'm impressed with how sturdy and well-built it is, and the welds are nicer than on a Soma Champs Élysées rack I had on another bike. At first it bugged me that it was...
11-02-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6,538
Views: 1,982,496
Posted By eeuuugh

Aerotek m4000

Just recabled it, rewrapped the bars, and replaced the brake hoods after 3 1/2 years as my main bike.
https://i.imgur.com/aAFFq94.jpg
I haven't been able to find any information on the make in that...
10-26-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,965
Posted By eeuuugh

IIRC the tests linking speed to suppleness rather...

IIRC the tests linking speed to suppleness rather than width or pressure came first, and so he contracted with Panaracer to manufacture wide tires with high quality casings and rubber compounds and...
09-25-18, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By eeuuugh

Fast onset terrible noise in Shimano generator hub

I've been riding on a Shimano DH-3N80 for 3 1/2 years. Today on my way home I noticed an occasional metallic popping noise coming from my front wheel, accompanied each time by a vibration I could...
08-21-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By eeuuugh

I'm a fan of Ross's early mountain bikes. A few...

I'm a fan of Ross's early mountain bikes. A few years ago on ebay I stumbled across a Ross I'd never seen before nor since, a "Mt. Hood XC". Cantilever brakes, drop bars with aero levers and SunTour...
08-18-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By eeuuugh

PM sent

PM sent
08-16-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By eeuuugh

What are the dimensions on the headset? French...

What are the dimensions on the headset? French threading?
06-09-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,101
Posted By eeuuugh

BCA Rocky

Found this frame overgrown in an alley. Here it is partially town down (seat, drivetrain, and vines removed)
https://i.imgur.com/FC5iJt8.jpg
I hadn't heard of BCA before, but the frame was...
06-05-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13,570
Views: 2,742,018
Posted By eeuuugh

I love this stem cap! I found one a few years ago...

I love this stem cap! I found one a few years ago at the bike church in Santa Cruz and use it to keep the fork from falling off my touring bike. I'd always wondered where it came from... but not hard...
04-27-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 76,078
Posted By eeuuugh

Thanks Broctoon I appreciate the "kinda awesome"...

Thanks Broctoon I appreciate the "kinda awesome" ;)! The bike is definitely still a cruiser... slow and comfortable. I ride slower on a fixed gear anyway for safety's sake, so why gild the lily? I...
04-26-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 76,078
Posted By eeuuugh

https://i.imgur.com/WWuDn9Q.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/WWuDn9Q.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/gun4AP5.jpg
My fixed Huffy Nel Lusso. I built the wheels out of trash from the backyard during downtime at the shop I used to work at, then put...
03-27-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By eeuuugh

If the arm is chafing on the bolt head there will...

If the arm is chafing on the bolt head there will be noticeable friction in the brake return, which would mean the shim is too thick. A 1mm spacer will usually make even a sloppy brake chafe like...
03-26-18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By eeuuugh

I've improved sloppy cantis by putting .5mm...

I've improved sloppy cantis by putting .5mm chainring bolt spacers at the base of the canti boss, which sandwiches the brake arm a little tighter between the base of the boss and the fixing bolt.
Forum: Touring
03-13-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,714
Posted By eeuuugh

I would also go with a 9 speed cassette. Reason...

I would also go with a 9 speed cassette. Reason being, 9 speed chains will work with 7 and 8 speed drivetrain parts, since the spacing between the chain plates is the same. So if you have an older...
02-27-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By eeuuugh

Wonky wheel build

I wanted to share this since I can post pictures now ;) Can you tell what's wrong here?
https://i.imgur.com/2zZqbhm.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/BnMHQ0m.jpg
The story is, a customer came into the shop...
02-26-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By eeuuugh

Thanks everyone! I had considered the Tour de...

Thanks everyone! I had considered the Tour de France, but couldn't find evidence that it came in this burgundy color. The rear dropout arrangement on this '73 TdF does seem to be basically identical...
02-26-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By eeuuugh

French frame identification

I picked up this frame on Craigslist last year and I wonder if anyone here can help me identify it. It has a Reynolds 1935-1985 decal on it, but I doubt the decal is original. The frame has no...
02-26-18, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 585,483
Posted By eeuuugh

Very nice! Is that a SRAM automatix hub? I did a...

Very nice! Is that a SRAM automatix hub? I did a similar rebuild last year with a pretty red Fuji Sports 10 and an automatix with a coaster brake.
02-26-18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 28,998
Posted By eeuuugh

How did I miss that email? I'm buying one. The...

How did I miss that email? I'm buying one. The Grundens bike poncho is my favorite rain gear ever, and I appreciate the Wald baskets with no strut tangs. If I were less chronically broke, I would...
02-25-18, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By eeuuugh

The FH-T610 is a definite upgrade from what...

The FH-T610 is a definite upgrade from what you've got and is a dependable workhorse of a hub, standard equipment on many touring bikes. You shouldn't have trouble relacing your wheel with an...
02-25-18, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By eeuuugh

It should be possible to set up your frame with...

It should be possible to set up your frame with more speeds, but it is definitely a project to tackle at a co-op or bring to a bike shop. At a bike shop you may end up paying more than the cost of a...
Forum: Touring
02-19-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,818
Posted By eeuuugh

I've been using a Pletscher two-leg kickstand for...

I've been using a Pletscher two-leg kickstand for three years. Originally I cut the legs so that whichever wheel was off the ground (varies with load) was raised less than a centimeter. After a year...
02-16-18, 02:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,354
Posted By eeuuugh

This is my kind of bike... an extremely...

This is my kind of bike... an extremely well-thought-out and practical build that spits in the eye of conventional aesthetics ;) I have a set of crazy bars and was considering a similar interrupter...
Forum: Touring
02-16-18, 01:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,558
Posted By eeuuugh

A buddy and I are planning a week and a half out...

A buddy and I are planning a week and a half out to Pensacola from New Orleans and back in early March. We'll be doing some overnight trips in the weeks ahead to get in shape and work out our...
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