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09-19-20, 12:44 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

Those lugs are beautiful!

Those lugs are beautiful!
09-19-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 424
Posted By JaccoW

Maybe in 3 months or so. ;)

Maybe in 3 months or so. ;)
09-19-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 424
Posted By JaccoW

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same...

My father and my girlfriend, not at the same time. Lots of DIY materials. A full size ergonomic desk chair. A Christmas tree.

Today I'll probably pick up a pear tree or two.
09-19-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By JaccoW

That will be a pretty nice bike! Those are rare...

That will be a pretty nice bike! Those are rare and expensive, even around here, but look like very fun bikes.
09-18-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

Well, took the cranks off and sure enough, the...

Well, took the cranks off and sure enough, the axle is slightly bent on the drive side. I put a round Hex key in and rotated the axle around while holding it steady and there is a definite wobble.
I...
09-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,499
Posted By JaccoW

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on...

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on Fox News? hear it from his own mouth on Fox News

I mean the GOP and Trump are Defunding USPS...
09-17-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By JaccoW

This scream "KMC gold chain...

This scream "KMC gold chain (https://www.kmcchain.nl/chain-KMC_X101_Gold-bmx_track_fixie-fixie-wide)" to me. :D
09-16-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By JaccoW

Yes tricky ;)

Yes tricky ;)
09-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,499
Posted By JaccoW

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan...

I don't know man, Blue Lug Japan (https://global.bluelug.com/bicycle/tire-tube.html) has some pretty cool tyres sometimes. But for most of my everyday tyres I order in Germany but I live in Europe so...
09-16-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

A little bit of both I'm afraid. It seems like it...

A little bit of both I'm afraid. It seems like it is slightly thicker than a standard 15mm wrench would be able to grab and also the wrench flats are not wide enough. I will measure it to be sure and...
09-16-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By JaccoW

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I...

Well these are impossible to remove so far so I hope I can get them off eventually and install some new ones WITH GREASE this time.
http://i.imgur.com/D7feDqBh.jpg (https://imgur.com/D7feDqB)

I...
09-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter...

Worked a bit on the bike after receiving a cotter pin removal tool...
09-16-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By JaccoW

I have to say, I love what you did with the bike....

I have to say, I love what you did with the bike. Especially with the frame bag and the baskets all around it looks like a basketpacking setup (https://bikepacking.com/tag/basketpacking/). This is...
09-16-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By JaccoW

PSA: How the (broken) @mention system works right now

The forum system for mentioning isn't working properly at the moment which some of you might have noticed because it has been ages since you got a notification of someone calling you out. ;)
...
09-15-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Perks of being a software tester. I'll find a...

Perks of being a software tester. I'll find a workaround to make things work... or break them.
I'll throw out a PSA to the C&V forum tomorrow. Let's get those mentions working. :P
09-15-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Well, I am having a bit of trouble with the front...

Well, I am having a bit of trouble with the front seatpost. It fits in the rear but not the other way around.

The stem is showing it's expander slit (for lack of the right word) meaning its too...
09-15-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel...

Yours looks pretty nice and yes, the front wheel looks the same as mine so I think it's original. Keep in mind that the front tyre is a 650B model so it's probably pretty tight.
The rear handlebars...
09-15-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem...

Image help Beurt - Gazelle Tandem (https://bikeforums.net/g/album/19151564)
...
09-15-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,929
Posted By JaccoW

Not on a Miyata 1000 but my Batavus Randonneur GL...

Not on a Miyata 1000 but my Batavus Randonneur GL (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1134764-batavus-randonneur-gl-project.html) came with Weinmann AG A129 Concave...
09-15-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more...

Thanks! The bike certainly brings up more enthusiasm for me to make something nice out of it now but I'll see where the build brings me. :)

As for the hub, you're almost right. The pre-2009...
09-14-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 58,133
Views: 8,488,740
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats...

Gazelle Top 20 - Martkplaats (https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-oldtimers/m1599572751-gazelle-top-20.html?c=be2da871b0d84f75c3056cc6db858f31&previousPage=lr)
Fully enclosed...
09-14-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By JaccoW

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!)...

Jup, while I've torn trousers and even shoes (!) on exposed chainrings the full chaincase on the SilverAce is as safe as it's going to get. The French garde chaine velo on my girlfriend's Gazelle...
09-13-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 313,756
Posted By JaccoW

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod...

Cold set a tandem fork today. The threaded rod method wasn't strong enough (the rod buckled) but a reversible clamp worked a treat! :D

http://i.imgur.com/TZTwXFmh.jpg (https://imgur.com/TZTwXFm)...
09-13-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I...

Some of you might get cold shivers from what I did but I can certainly tell you it is more effective in this case than the threaded rod method;
A reversible Wolfcraft clamp...
09-10-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By JaccoW

I'm going to throw in a less C&V-approved option...

I'm going to throw in a less C&V-approved option and more of an xBiking (https://bit.ly/3m7ifmv) approach.

If you don't mind a black groupset the Microshift Advent X 10-speed...
09-10-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,395
Posted By JaccoW

If you want a cleaner non-velcro option to attach...

If you want a cleaner non-velcro option to attach the bag to the rack I can certainly suggest the Grand Bois Velo du Reve EB carrier holder (https://cyclesgrandbois.com/SHOP/bag_eb.html).
I've used...
09-09-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

I need another 5mm if I don't want to burst a...

I need another 5mm if I don't want to burst a bloodvessel each time I remove the wheel so I haven't checked yet. There is plenty of room in the rear triangle so if it is offset by a couple of...
09-08-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Except the mentioning system is broken at the...

Except the mentioning system is broken at the moment SJX426 ;) I didn't see an e-mail or notification.
Otherwise it will only link to the person's profile page.

@ and clicking the name links to...
Forum: Introductions
09-08-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By JaccoW

Welcome Beurt! And looking forward to sharing...

Welcome Beurt! And looking forward to sharing some more in my thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1204955-70-s-gazelle-tandem.html). ;)
09-08-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

My plan is to build a new front hub so the only...

My plan is to build a new front hub so the only parts I will be rebuilding are probably the cranks and head set. I'm having a hard enough time finding the correct size seatpost right now. :P

Most...
09-08-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,883
Posted By JaccoW

Hey Beurt! Glad to hear you found it...

Hey Beurt!

Glad to hear you found it interesting. IIRC the original Over Locknut Dimension (OLD) is 120mm. Not many modern hubs available in that size but the slightly older 3-speed (90's) Sturmey...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By JaccoW

If the striker breaks off you won't get much...

If the striker breaks off you won't get much sound anymore. It happens quite a lot if you commute and put your bikes in crowded racks. Most people take care but sometimes your only option is to...
09-07-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,591
Posted By JaccoW

I am going to keep an eye out for one of these....

I am going to keep an eye out for one of these. Even in the wacky colors. ;)
09-07-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 58,133
Views: 8,488,740
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World...

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World Traveller in a size 58. €125 asking price, bidding starts at €100. Needs some work but technically sound. It's in my city, but 58 is too small for me.
...
09-07-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 58,133
Views: 8,488,740
Posted By JaccoW

Another nice one: Koga-Miyata Gents Touring. Size...

Another nice one: Koga-Miyata Gents Touring. Size 61cm, €320 asking price but note the addition of a front dynamo hub (SP?) and B+M front and rear LED lights. Classy bike.
Probably late 70's, early...
09-07-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 58,133
Views: 8,488,740
Posted By JaccoW

Anybody interested in a Koga-Miyata SilverAce...

Anybody interested in a Koga-Miyata SilverAce 60cm? I turned a 63cm model into a pretty nice 5-speed drum brake commuter...
09-06-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

Anybody interested in a 60cm model of this bike...

Anybody interested in a 60cm model of this bike (https://link.marktplaats.nl/m1578750576?utm_source=android_social&utm_content=vip&utm_medium=android_social&utm_campaign=socialbuttons)? Current bid...
Forum: Touring
09-03-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By JaccoW

Dark blue or yellow

Dark blue or yellow
09-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,083
Posted By JaccoW

Try it in this thread: Show us your Koga-Miyata!...

Try it in this thread: Show us your Koga-Miyata! (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201550-show-us-your-koga-miyata.html)

Koga-Miyata bought custom specced frames from Miyata and build...
09-02-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

That does sound a bit scary! But hey I'm a hair...

That does sound a bit scary! But hey I'm a hair over 90 kg (198 lbs) and most of that is muscle. I never had that much luck with lightweight components. They either broke on me or snapped off at the...
09-02-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 586,237
Posted By JaccoW

A new pin for my Carradice saddlebag of an Akai...

A new pin for my Carradice saddlebag of an Akai Reel-to-reel. Sadly not an Akai 635D like I have (used to be my grandfather's) but the 747 is also one of the cooler models. :love:
Also came with a...
09-02-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

No, but that would be sick though. :P

No, but that would be sick though. :P
09-01-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

My chainring has been scraping on the inside of...

My chainring has been scraping on the inside of the chainguard a bit the past week or so and I could not seem to fix it. It's always on the downstroke though so I took another good look at it...
09-01-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By JaccoW

That sounds very reasonable. I've built up wheels...

That sounds very reasonable. I've built up wheels with TB-14s, Archetypes and Mavic A319 rims and the Archetypes were one of the more annoying ones to deal with because of that. They do hold up very...
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,001
Posted By JaccoW

Which is an absolute shame. I like my Specialités...

Which is an absolute shame. I like my Specialités T.A. 'Cyclotouriste' cranks and they fit with the modern compact double or 1x setup.
08-31-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By JaccoW

I love those bashguards. I have a tandem...

I love those bashguards. I have a tandem chainring on my rando bike. I believe Grand Bois uses a variant of the tandem small ring for their Cinq Feuille chain ring...
08-31-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,270
Posted By JaccoW

Derailleurs in general. Sure they are slightly...

Derailleurs in general. Sure they are slightly more efficient and offer an affordable larger range but unless kept absolutely clean they don't differ that much much compared to IGHs.
They are often...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By JaccoW

Schindelhauer used to make the Thinbike with a...

Schindelhauer used to make the Thinbike with a twist-away handlebar to make it extra flat. Now only available on the used market.
08-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

Did some final work on the support strutts by...

Did some final work on the support strutts by shortening them and rounding them down with a dremel and some sandpaper in different grits. Makes for a fine finish if I say so myself.
I also moved...
08-26-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,577
Posted By JaccoW

For Carradice stuff mostly the UK sites ...

For Carradice stuff mostly the UK sites

PracticalCycles (https://practicalcycles.com/) and their eBay (http://www.ebaystores.com/practicalcycles)
Carradicefactoryshop...
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