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07-07-20, 10:29 PM
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Posted By jackbombay

Thanks! I am really happy with this bike...

Thanks! I am really happy with this bike functionally and cosmetically!

The rear triangle is a fork for the chains stays and a wishbone seat stay setup for the seat stays, with a top tub slid...
07-05-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 821
Posted By jackbombay

That is a killer dumpster find!!!!! I...

That is a killer dumpster find!!!!!

I doubt I'll ever own a Raleigh 3 speed that old, but I do certainly daydream about it!
07-05-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By jackbombay

:thumb: The outer 4-5 threads don't even...

:thumb:

The outer 4-5 threads don't even get touched by the tap, I have zero qualms about retapping Raleigh BB shells!
07-05-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By jackbombay

I love chrome cottered cranks too! I have...

I love chrome cottered cranks too!

I have a super course with them, not a Heron head chainring of course, but, I like/appreciate most anything bicycle related and I do take my resto modded 3...
07-05-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By jackbombay

Resto mod Raleigh are just so sweet! 650b,...

Resto mod Raleigh are just so sweet!

650b, centerpull brakes, Campy crank, aluminum bar and stem, this bike is such a sweet townie!
...
06-30-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,252
Posted By jackbombay

https://i0.wp.com/lolzombie.com/wp-content/uploads...

https://i0.wp.com/lolzombie.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/stubborn.jpg?w=469&ssl=1
06-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By jackbombay

That Dana bottom bracket transmission is a new...

That Dana bottom bracket transmission is a new one to me!
06-28-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,295
Posted By jackbombay

I don't know how long it took you to put this...

I don't know how long it took you to put this list together, but it's amazing, and I can fully appreciate it for it's unvarnished truth and subtle nuance!



Continental or nothing! ;-)
06-25-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,112
Posted By jackbombay

You had me at the Nervex lugs!

You had me at the Nervex lugs!
06-22-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By jackbombay

No front brake, I know its a bit risky, I may add...

No front brake, I know its a bit risky, I may add a front brake, but it really would change the whole dynamic of the bike, having to use the coaster makes you have to think about foot position so...
06-22-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By jackbombay

Thanks! I really like the history around Tommy,...

Thanks! I really like the history around Tommy, this is one of the better websites I've found with info about his accomplishments, Tommy Godwin | Long Distance Legend (http://www.tommygodwin.com/)
...
06-22-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By jackbombay

205 miles on my Schwinn.

Not my Continental though, my 3 speed coaster brake road bike, 1988 Schwinn Premis.

https://i.postimg.cc/MGVFhxpJ/A4AD5B65-F18E-4947-B9C7-607C227C2191.jpg (https://postimg.cc/7CP92FzK)

Tommy...
06-20-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 198,181
Posted By jackbombay

I love the omnipresence of Sturmey Archer 3...

I love the omnipresence of Sturmey Archer 3 speeds in old photos with bicycles :love:
06-20-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

I figured it out! I had cut the axle shorter...

I figured it out!

I had cut the axle shorter on the drive side and did not double nut that side of the axle as this hub is "supposed" to be set up according to the instructions, because thats...
06-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 316,216
Posted By jackbombay

My final weight is a bit over 27 pounds for this...

My final weight is a bit over 27 pounds for this build, the only weight reduction from stock was the aluminum seatpost.

I actually added weight back on with my DIY tripilizer and granny ring.
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06-17-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By jackbombay

I love the tandem Mixte frame!

I love the tandem Mixte frame!
06-16-20, 01:14 PM
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Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

I love that bike!

I love that bike!
06-15-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

Looks like improper hardening of the sun gear led...

Looks like improper hardening of the sun gear led to failure? Or????

I have been putting some serious smash on the cranks on this bike lately, but I've done that will all my sturmey products for...
06-15-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

Well, something blew up in the 3 speed hub on my...

Well, something blew up in the 3 speed hub on my 3 speed coaster brake road bike on a ride today, lost 1st and 3rd, was able to finish the ride in just 2nd though at least. Autopsy tomorrow...
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06-13-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By jackbombay

Making nice flat comfortable hoods on older drop bars.

Earlier this year I built up a an old Schwinn Premis into a 3 speed coaster brake road bike, I did buy some cheap tektro brake levers for it to have hoods to hold onto, but the angle between the...
06-11-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By jackbombay

3 coats of car wax on the chrome the paint, and...

3 coats of car wax on the chrome the paint, and everything else except the braking surfaces on the rims?
05-25-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,814
Posted By jackbombay

Thanks! The original seat on the...

Thanks!



The original seat on the bike was a D+ or so, pretty bad for my butt, I went to a shop and they were almost sold out of seats, I knew this one wouldn't be great, but certainly...
05-24-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,814
Posted By jackbombay

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed...

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed to be a better bike waiting for me, but there wasn't, and there has been a massive rush on any low priced bikes out here, CL has almost nothing and...
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,814
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-15-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,742
Posted By jackbombay

Heres my gravel bike build, 650b wheelset with a...

Heres my gravel bike build, 650b wheelset with a S5 (5 speed) Sturmey archer hub, yea, it weighs 30 pounds, but I love it, 41c tires, set up tubless just for the juxtaposition between 1968 tech and...
05-04-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,028
Posted By jackbombay

Back in my day, before photoshop, we ran fishing...

Back in my day, before photoshop, we ran fishing line up to a tree branch.
04-25-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

I actually did a fair bot of work on one of those...

I actually did a fair bot of work on one of those a little while back it belongs to the father of the guy that runs the metal shop for the company I work at, when it first showed up I figured it was...
04-20-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,357
Posted By jackbombay

To clarify, he is selling one tires.

To clarify, he is selling one tires.
04-18-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,682
Posted By jackbombay

Looks like I set my Super Course up all wrong :-(...

Looks like I set my Super Course up all wrong :-(

https://i.postimg.cc/1XtB7BQP/BA085-BF9-B637-4-DC7-AC9-C-1913064-EE0-C0.jpg (https://postimg.cc/0MT7bpjH)
04-15-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

Last summer I rode a century (and a few half...

Last summer I rode a century (and a few half centuries) on my restomod 3 speed hercules, I have some big plans for my recently resto-modded 5 speed sturmey Sprite, but Covid may throw a wrench into...
04-13-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 316,216
Posted By jackbombay

I thought those lugs were 73', here is a pic of...

I thought those lugs were 73', here is a pic of what I believe is a 72, this frame has been repainted,

https://i.postimg.cc/nhHHX5Hy/C53-B2-BE8-2865-4-DB3-992-B-2-DAEF4-D1097-E.jpg
04-13-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,081
Posted By jackbombay

Thats roughly what I went through, not very sick,...

Thats roughly what I went through, not very sick, maybe a 3 or 4 out of 10, my test came up negative though...



Good to hear you're better! That has to be a huge relief! I don't get...
04-13-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 316,216
Posted By jackbombay

Huh, those frame lugs are nothing like the lugs...

Huh, those frame lugs are nothing like the lugs on the 72 I have, mine is green though. The fork crown lug is the same as my 72' though.
04-13-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

Lava rock i so abrasive that it locks together...

Lava rock i so abrasive that it locks together against itself pretty well IMO, the big footprint of the 41c tires really helps spread weight out too though I would not do this on a bike with 25c...
04-12-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,053
Posted By jackbombay

It is a Campy crank! With a 103mm BB spindle the...

It is a Campy crank! With a 103mm BB spindle the chain line is actually perfect with the rear cog flipped and all the way outboard.

I have Diacomp Weinmann center pull knockoffs on it too so the...
04-11-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,053
Posted By jackbombay

I'm not sure if this counts, I've been collecting...

I'm not sure if this counts, I've been collecting parts for many months, but I did finish this bike today, Its not a lightweight, but it eats gravel beautifully, and the tires roll surprisingly...
04-11-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

I do plan on using contact cement to glue pieces...

I do plan on using contact cement to glue pieces of inner tube on the inside of the chain guard to get rid of chain slap noise.
04-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

This bike just rips over rough ground! I know a...

This bike just rips over rough ground! I know a lot of that is in the tires, but I am super pleased with how it turned out, there is a bunch of 1" lava rock in the curb strip in town, the bike just...
04-11-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

Got this 1968 S5 5 speed build finished up today....

Got this 1968 S5 5 speed build finished up today. I do still need to make one more spacer for the second chain guard mount, but other than that it is finished, and I want to make a "stop" for the...
04-11-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,312
Posted By jackbombay

You're reading it wrong!!! I was wanting...

You're reading it wrong!!!

I was wanting confirmation that you weren't tainting this thread with pics of a bike that had rim brakes!

Here is my CB only bike, 3 speed, I had about 6 guys on this...
04-10-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,312
Posted By jackbombay

My frame builder buddy just finished a coaster...

My frame builder buddy just finished a coaster brake only MTB build that will get that same hub, here is the frame he built, he built the bars too.
...
04-09-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By jackbombay

I found a GIF that shows how it all works, uhhh,...

I found a GIF that shows how it all works, uhhh, the pedal is attached to one of the chains?!?!?

https://tadpolerider2.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/unique-pedal-crank-assembly.gif
04-09-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 427,452
Posted By jackbombay

Better pic in the sun, rode a slow/easy 10 miles...

Better pic in the sun, rode a slow/easy 10 miles on it today,

https://i.postimg.cc/WzBD9yGv/67-DE8555-61-C2-42-BA-9914-2-BD1-CB8-BD2-CC.jpg (https://postimg.cc/JHQ40PY6)
04-09-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 427,452
Posted By jackbombay

Full overhaul/rebuild of my tall bike, it now has...

Full overhaul/rebuild of my tall bike, it now has hydraulic disc brakes! My buddy who is a frame builder built me a proper fork with a 1 1/8" steer tube, so I had to put a new head tube on my bike,...
04-08-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 985
Posted By jackbombay

Its tempting to buy a couple of those so that my...

Its tempting to buy a couple of those so that my 2 remaining bikes can always be prepared, but filling them with a multi tool, Co2 inflator, a couple cylinders, a tube, a patch kit, $20+ in cash... ...
04-07-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

For anything inside the hub to move/come apart...

For anything inside the hub to move/come apart you have to unscrew the planetary "cassette" as a unit from the drive side of the hub, just regreasing bearings is pretty straightforward :-)
04-07-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,339
Posted By jackbombay

"Gear Range", sure, but from a high performance...

"Gear Range", sure, but from a high performance functional standpoint any one chainring bike can't even compete with a double. How many guys were running a single ring bike on the pro circuit last...
04-04-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jackbombay

Good to hear you're getting out on the sweet new...

Good to hear you're getting out on the sweet new bike of yours!!!
03-31-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

That bike is spectacular!!!!

That bike is spectacular!!!!
03-22-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22,888
Views: 2,565,654
Posted By jackbombay

I've posted these on BF at some point in the...

I've posted these on BF at some point in the past, but I like these photos, me on my resto mod 1963 Hercules riding around lake tahoe.

https://i.postimg.cc/B6FwQ80p/EBclimbmod.jpg...
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