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04-15-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By clubman

Your looks like a PX-50s from France...'82? (as...

Your looks like a PX-50s from France...'82? (as Bill has pointed out)
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04-13-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

There were many variants. The Indonesian...

There were many variants. The Indonesian production lasted years. Holland, Canada, Ireland, South Africa all assembled Sports and Roadsters at one point in time or another to avoid tariffs.
American...
04-12-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,643
Posted By clubman

Our friend T-Mar is the NSA of the bike world....

Our friend T-Mar is the NSA of the bike world. He, along with several others here, are slowly documenting the history of 20th century lightweight bikes.

Actually, we're all part of this online...
04-12-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By clubman

Henk is a Dutch/Belgian name. Perhaps non-fixie...

Henk is a Dutch/Belgian name. Perhaps non-fixie can help?
04-12-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By clubman

The shot in the creek is cool. Not afraid to get...

The shot in the creek is cool. Not afraid to get a little wet?
04-12-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By clubman

Heck of a bike.

Heck of a bike.
04-11-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By clubman

I use them all the time, even have a stash, but...

I use them all the time, even have a stash, but these are for Roadster and Sports tires so they're low pressure. Where else will I source EA1, EA3, 650B, 26 x 1 3/4 etc. This is some of my NIB stock,...
04-10-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By clubman

Brits were particularly fond of dual purpose...

Brits were particularly fond of dual purpose bikes, road and track or sometimes referred to path bikes. You'd ride a freewheel to a race event, possibly with a detachable mudguard . Remove the...
04-09-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By clubman

Flying Pigeon and Tourist should have similar...

Flying Pigeon and Tourist should have similar cable lengths. Post WWII there were a slew of different sizes for mens' and womens' models but they got fast and loose with sizing as time went on.

I...
04-09-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By clubman

Prince Philip could be cool

And I thought bike polo was a 2K hipster's game. Awesome. RIP.

Courtesy United Press.
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04-07-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 24,087
Posted By clubman

'83 PBN10s

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04-06-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By clubman

I can't find a pic but I think mine had Aztec...

I can't find a pic but I think mine had Aztec lugs. I'll keep looking.

My only french bike is an 83 PBN10s that needs frame adjustment. The largest high end bike shop in NS has a collection of 40...
04-06-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By clubman

Love this Mark. I had the exact same bike in that...

Love this Mark. I had the exact same bike in that unique green. I figured mine to be around a '67 based on the font, decals and colour.
04-05-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

We have a thriving lbs in town who tripled their...

We have a thriving lbs in town who tripled their sales last year. Now they're in trouble with an inventory of 7 adult bikes. They won't get any new stock in 2021 so I don't know how they'll survive....
04-02-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By clubman

It's not bars, it's front brake related. Good...

It's not bars, it's front brake related. Good front and rear modulating brakes will fix it. A bike 'fit' never hurts for guys that aren't cyclists.

edit...sure great wine bike with the right...
04-02-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By clubman

Bruce Campbell would love that watch...on his...

Bruce Campbell would love that watch...on his handsaw.
04-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By clubman

A Swiss Army, an Accutron, an Elgin pocket watch...

A Swiss Army, an Accutron, an Elgin pocket watch and this 1930's Buren. Strangely, a Swiss trained watch maker and goldsmith moved to our very small town last year and he replaced the balance wheel...
04-01-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By clubman

A great $200 bike BTW. The eyelets give you the...

A great $200 bike BTW. The eyelets give you the flexibility to do what you want with it. I'd ride that any day of the week.
04-01-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By clubman

Agreed. There's not a lot of room for 27's",...

Agreed. There's not a lot of room for 27's", certainly not with mudguards.
03-31-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 867
Posted By clubman

Just don't paint it orange and put a Masi sticker...

Just don't paint it orange and put a Masi sticker on it. You'll get dumped on.
03-29-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By clubman

fify Sorry for picking low lying fruit but my...

fify
Sorry for picking low lying fruit but my Dad was a cop so I have a get outa internet jail card.
03-28-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,742
Posted By clubman

We got blitzed!

We got blitzed!
03-26-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By clubman

Not too rare. You want a single freewheel or...

Not too rare. You want a single freewheel or fixed? I have hubs, flip flip even. Rims are likely too expensive to send . pm
03-26-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By clubman

Actually, what is a Hope hub and do you have a...

Actually, what is a Hope hub and do you have a pic?edit just looked it up, didn't read details.
Can't help you with that.Sorry.
03-25-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By clubman

Hand filing two flats on an axle is easy and has...

Hand filing two flats on an axle is easy and has zero impact on a frame.
03-24-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By clubman

Do your research here before buying. Don't buy an...

Do your research here before buying. Don't buy an ADGA saddle at any price. Sure I know someone may like them but they were a cauchemar for most of us.

Good saddle discussion. I'll try a Gyes if I...
03-22-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 833
Posted By clubman

Cool parts. What model hub is that. The indicator...

Cool parts. What model hub is that. The indicator wing nut is on the wrong side and should be reversed. If it's an ASC hub you'll need other changes too.
The Hercules shifters date to about 1950,...
03-20-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

That's very pretty....what do you call this? ...

That's very pretty....what do you call this?

Lick my bike pump?

Yes, we young men could watch that film ad infinitum.
03-20-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

It scares me a little that you'd know that...:eek:

It scares me a little that you'd know that...:eek:
03-19-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By clubman

It doesn't look worn at all but the wear patterns...

It doesn't look worn at all but the wear patterns are so different from modern bevelled teeth. Your third largest cog (21?) shows roller wear in the valleys of the cogs but little side wear across...
03-16-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By clubman

Wrong tool my friend. You need a bog standard...

Wrong tool my friend. You need a bog standard crank removal tool for square tapers like the Park CWP-7. Lots of videos online, just remember to look for bolt washers inside the opening,. They'll ruin...
03-15-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

If you rebuild bearings, lube or replace cables,...

If you rebuild bearings, lube or replace cables, use nice new pads, you can dial in the Sports without the Sun Rims. It can be done. Suns can come later. 10 km/miles is perfect.
03-15-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

Looks great. Repack and get a new saddle and...

Looks great. Repack and get a new saddle and Bob's your uncle.
03-14-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By clubman

Phillips on a late 50's Raleigh. Some rather rare...

Phillips on a late 50's Raleigh. Some rather rare CCM wingnuts from the 50's, some others and some NOS GB nut's on a '50 alloy SA FM.
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03-12-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By clubman

Allez SE ...

Allez SE

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03-09-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,029
Posted By clubman

The last guy who showed his Masi 'tribute' bike...

The last guy who showed his Masi 'tribute' bike had his skin flayed off, slowly. I'm not showing you mine.
03-09-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By clubman

Sharpen it up the points and go out there and...

Sharpen it up the points and go out there and fight bike crime...CrankMan rides again. Or some other silly thing.
Forum: Foo
03-09-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 418,727
Posted By clubman

Vanilla Sky, Wellington D-y-k-e, Nova Scotia....

Vanilla Sky, Wellington D-y-k-e, Nova Scotia. About 500 metres from my back yard. Original file unadulterated
...
03-08-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,279
Posted By clubman

Generally, no.

Generally, no.
03-07-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By clubman

Dentists will often have old dental picks if you...

Dentists will often have old dental picks if you ask nicely. Or pay them a lot of money, which I've done repeatedly.
03-06-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By clubman

You probably shouldn't mix 6/7 speed cranks with...

You probably shouldn't mix 6/7 speed cranks with 10 speed cassettes and chains. dddd mentions it and some workarounds but this is maybe a source of your problems. The front derailleur too. Keep your...
03-04-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By clubman

Here's what a Monoplaner looks like, see the...

Here's what a Monoplaner looks like, see the slotted arms?

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03-03-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By clubman

Not really. For every ~ '90 hybrid sold there...

Not really. For every ~ '90 hybrid sold there were dozens of mtn bikes flying off the shelf. The ride was very different with the low centre of gravity. It seemed that every week you'd go into the...
03-03-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By clubman

I think it's a Canadian Firefox issue. I use Epic...

I think it's a Canadian Firefox issue. I use Epic browser with proxy to get to these pages, although sometimes I can get through. I haven't been able to fix permissions to allow velobase.
03-02-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By clubman

The film was prescient in so many ways. Yeah to...

The film was prescient in so many ways.
Yeah to Strangelove.
03-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By clubman

Sport LX was also available with a bunch of...

Sport LX was also available with a bunch of white-accent components. Except perhaps the crankset?
03-02-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By clubman

Victory, glorious Victory!

Victory, glorious Victory!
02-28-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By clubman

I like it! There's not many Leaders out there...

I like it! There's not many Leaders out there that I would buy but that's certainly one of them. Find the serial number and post it and perhaps T-Mar would have some experience with the marque....
02-26-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By clubman

fify Neal was neither Freak nor Geek. He was the...

fify Neal was neither Freak nor Geek. He was the Insurrectionist. (too soon?)
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02-26-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,782
Posted By clubman

Thanks for that clip. I miss videos(sorry, films)...

Thanks for that clip. I miss videos(sorry, films) shot in Super 16. I used to do scratch removal on 16 mm before HD reared it's bulldozer head.
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