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06-12-20, 09:29 AM
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Posted By alexnagui

So, I have ordered some front axles in order to...

So, I have ordered some front axles in order to see if I can find other replacment cones for Normandy hubs. This one (https://www.internet-bikes.com/259507-tom-vooras-2l4e-1075-x-275-mm-staal-zwart/)...
06-05-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By alexnagui

Fratelli Viazone Torino?

Fratelli Viazone Torino?
06-05-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,387
Posted By alexnagui

I am running Wheel Mfg CN-R086 cones in a...

I am running Wheel Mfg CN-R086 cones in a Pellisier front hub as an experiment. Those hubs are basically the same as Normandy high flange hubs. The curvature of the bearing surface does not match the...
05-16-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 556,959
Posted By alexnagui

I have those levers as well and I find them a bit...

I have those levers as well and I find them a bit too flexible, try the ones for Park Tool, I like them much more
05-16-20, 01:04 AM
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Views: 556,959
Posted By alexnagui

I have Glenn's New Complete Bicycle Manual, it's...

I have Glenn's New Complete Bicycle Manual, it's brilliant :)
05-04-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 556,959
Posted By alexnagui

Cool video, the Koga bell and the no-name bell...

Cool video, the Koga bell and the no-name bell sound almost identical to me. The Spurcycle is surprisingly so high pitched, but the next one after that sounds even higher to me.
I have a Crane Suzu...
04-22-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,437
Posted By alexnagui

Why won't you look just for a normal headbadge?...

Why won't you look just for a normal headbadge? They show up on MP from time to time.
Last year, I got one for a friend's mountain bike.
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04-03-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By alexnagui

Juvela, the marking is DK 170. There is also an...

Juvela, the marking is DK 170. There is also an extra mark next to that, see the picture. I think they are just some cheap replacement cranks.
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04-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By alexnagui

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04-03-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 701
Posted By alexnagui

Germi Super Sport '65

Here is a bike I picked up last summer. It a Germi Super Sport and I think it might be from 1965 but I am not sure. The Titan bars are marked with '65' so it is not just a guess. The bike needs some...
04-03-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 282,753
Posted By alexnagui

Finished overhauling this Raleigh Rapide...

Finished overhauling this Raleigh Rapide supposedly from '79. I picked this bike almost two years ago and hadn't had time for it untill recently.
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03-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,919
Posted By alexnagui

Thanks, Jacco! Carradice bags are great indeed....

Thanks, Jacco! Carradice bags are great indeed. In general, I like the look of classic cotton bags with leather straps a lot.
You're right about the lack of such gravel roads! I believe it was...
03-27-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,919
Posted By alexnagui

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to give the bike...

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to give the bike a quick overhaul and update some things. I regreased hubs with new grease, overhauled the pedals because they had developed some play, changed the...
03-22-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,240
Posted By alexnagui

Someone is selling a very similar frameset...

Someone is selling a very similar frameset...
03-18-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By alexnagui

Thanks for the tips, I'll experiment with the...

Thanks for the tips, I'll experiment with the housing and lubrication!
For now after rebuilding the shifters, the shifting seems to be quite acceptable. I'll have to check it on the road.
03-08-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,426
Views: 556,959
Posted By alexnagui

Got some Grade 10 ball bearings ...

Got some Grade 10 ball bearings

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02-08-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,472
Posted By alexnagui

The white PR-10 is done!! It ended up being a mix...

The white PR-10 is done!! It ended up being a mix of French, Japanese and Italian components but who cares. I hope it will be a nice bike to ride. I still have to take it to a shakedown ride but the...
02-02-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,472
Posted By alexnagui

Took the fork to a bike shop in Amsterdam...

Took the fork to a bike shop in Amsterdam yesterday. Ones the fork was clamped in the jig, it became clear that the blades were off laterally. After 5 minutes, it was straight again :)
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12-23-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,919
Posted By alexnagui

Took her for one of the last rides this year...

Took her for one of the last rides this year today. According to Strava, I've put just a little over 1000 km on her this year.
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12-01-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,437
Posted By alexnagui

Most of the time, I use Dasty which you can get...

Most of the time, I use Dasty which you can get at Wibra. It's pretty strong so it works like a charm, but I don't think that it's very good for environment. I've tried TICKOPUR R33 which is some...
12-01-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,437
Posted By alexnagui

Good job on overhauling that hub! I did a '77 AW...

Good job on overhauling that hub! I did a '77 AW once, it took a lot of cleaning to get all that gunk out!
What product do you normally use in your Ultrasonic cleaner, by the way? I am looking for...
10-27-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By alexnagui

R.I.P. :innocent:

R.I.P. :innocent:
07-13-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,919
Posted By alexnagui

Here are the specs: Campagnolo NR...

Here are the specs:

Campagnolo NR derailleurs and shifters
Stronglight 49D with chain guard 46/50 rings (original)
Campagnolo NR quill pedals with Christophe toe clips and straps
Campagnolo...
07-13-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,919
Posted By alexnagui

It's done! I've installed a cheap Sunrace...

It's done! I've installed a cheap Sunrace freewheel and everything runs smoothly now. Wrapped the bars with Newbaum's cotton bar tape. Installed no name bottle cage and pump I took from some...
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