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04-10-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 a single speed and a 3 speed IGH, the...

I have 2 a single speed and a 3 speed IGH, the belt is cool but a pain to do anything with .
04-10-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 713
Posted By bwilli88

I am very impatiently waiting to see my...

I am very impatiently waiting to see my Gugieficatizion waiting for me at my house in Lancaster, PA....
04-09-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By bwilli88

Changing a flat tire is not a problem with a...

Changing a flat tire is not a problem with a belt. Here it is the other stuff in the way...
04-09-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 713
Posted By bwilli88

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but...

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but fat tires.
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I like...
04-09-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 bikes with belt drives, both from Japan....

I have 2 bikes with belt drives, both from Japan. One is a Miyata and one is a Bridgestone. The Miyata has this weird crankset to keep tension on the belt. The Bridgestone has a Bio-pace type with a...
04-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By bwilli88

Threaded valve stems do not really help. The...

Threaded valve stems do not really help. The tube will still try to move and if the stem is snugged to the rim the tube will try to move with the tire and rip the stem off.
I use them all the time...
04-08-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By bwilli88

Nice looking bike. I have a Zunow and it is...

Nice looking bike.
I have a Zunow and it is one of my fastest and nicest riding bikes.
GLWS.
04-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By bwilli88

So nice! GLWS

So nice! GLWS
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By bwilli88

It would help if you had 2 things here. 1,...

It would help if you had 2 things here.
1, pictures
2. your location in your info.
04-07-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By bwilli88

I think these are going on an old trek frame I...

I think these are going on an old trek frame I hope to build up for a friend.
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04-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 293
Posted By bwilli88

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front...

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front shifter and it frustrated me try to get it to be flat while in the small ring.
I finally found that info sheet above and realized it was made that...
04-06-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By bwilli88

PM incoming!

PM incoming!
04-06-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 349,703
Posted By bwilli88

That is perfect, both the clips and the bike!

That is perfect, both the clips and the bike!
04-05-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 677
Posted By bwilli88

Find a good older steel frame something like a...

Find a good older steel frame something like a Raleigh Gran Sport from the early 70 with no derailleur hanger and horizontal dropouts and have a great wheel set built (or build it yourself)

Here...
04-05-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 349,703
Posted By bwilli88

Shimano or Dia-comp top tube cable clamps, My...

Shimano or Dia-comp top tube cable clamps, My Pure Fix Cleveland need some for a rear brake....
04-05-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By bwilli88

I am sooooo tempted. Nice stuff.

I am sooooo tempted.
Nice stuff.
04-04-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By bwilli88

Better than smaller in front. I have done this...

Better than smaller in front. I have done this often.
Forum: BMX
04-04-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 25,664
Posted By bwilli88

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray...

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray like some bmx bike. Never raced but like the simplicity of a BMX bike.
THis is what I ride now, a 29r SS coaster brake that ride so much better than...
04-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

Can you get a shorter/narrower bottom bracket...

Can you get a shorter/narrower bottom bracket spindle?
04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,979
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
04-02-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,629
Posted By bwilli88

My ...

My
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newest bike, a Pure Fix Cleveland. TIG welded but looks like...
04-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61,083
Views: 9,131,959
Posted By bwilli88

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way...

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way to my house in Pa.
...
04-01-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By bwilli88

How much grease did you put in when you cleaned...

How much grease did you put in when you cleaned the hub?
I have a Shimano CB-E110 and it was making a nasty noise while coasting.
I took the hub apart and packed it full of grease and the noise...
04-01-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By bwilli88

I have both a C17 and a C19 and both work great...

I have both a C17 and a C19 and both work great for me. I also have 3 Flyers and 2 professionals, and a B17 in the mail.
The C17 is on my SS 29r and the C19 is on my MTB.
The Flyers are on my...
03-31-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,870
Posted By bwilli88

Ask but put on a shirt.

Ask but put on a shirt.
03-31-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,868
Posted By bwilli88

I just do not get the Celeste love. Give me a...

I just do not get the Celeste love.
Give me a Root beer Raleigh....
03-31-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By bwilli88

I would love those bars. Nice bike, What...

I would love those bars.
Nice bike, What tires are they?
03-31-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,475
Posted By bwilli88

Rattle can can be an ok paint job. Here is a...

Rattle can can be an ok paint job.
Here is a cheapo Hybrid I made into a Covid single speeder coaster brake bike.
I stripped the paint and rust, primered it, let it sit for a couple of days in the...
03-31-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By bwilli88

Watching shiny silver spokes spin around a shined...

Watching shiny silver spokes spin around a shined up large flange hug on a wheel you have built.
reaching to the shift lever and dropping the chain into the next gear you are looking for with a...
03-29-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By bwilli88

Can you post a few pics and possibly the serial...

Can you post a few pics and possibly the serial numbers with any date that you know?
03-29-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By bwilli88

This is mine, I like 2 speed bikes. original...

This is mine, I like 2 speed bikes. original Covid build
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I...
03-29-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,916
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building...

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building muscle mass.
Diet.
you lose weight by reducing intake.
03-29-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

So, My decision ended up as. Leave them all...

So, My decision ended up as.
Leave them all as they are and use the wheels with the M530 hubs.
The Mavic rims with the 105 hubs will go back on my Fuji if I ever get it repainted as it will get...
03-29-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By bwilli88

The SRAM Automatix was/is a 2 speed centrifugal...

The SRAM Automatix was/is a 2 speed centrifugal hub, it automatically shifts when it gets to a certain speed, it is not a kickback hub.
SRAM dropped them from the line up a few years ago.
03-28-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 625
Posted By bwilli88

Sweet bike, will look great when done.

Sweet bike, will look great when done.
03-28-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By bwilli88

It was in horrible condition when I got it. ...

It was in horrible condition when I got it.
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03-28-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By bwilli88

The problem is a hole in the top tube about 4"...

The problem is a hole in the top tube about 4" from the head tube on the bottom.
03-28-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,654
Posted By bwilli88

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan...

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan in a container, they are anywhere from $40 to $60 and probably would be one of the best bikes that LBS should provide.
Here is one of them....
03-28-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,022
Posted By bwilli88

Great gel is an oxymoron. Find a good seat or...

Great gel is an oxymoron. Find a good seat or leather saddle and develop bike seat, your butt's ability to ride.
03-27-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By bwilli88

I have a Zunow, it has been repainted and has...

I have a Zunow, it has been repainted and has none of the original paint details nor the decals. I am thinking about selling or keeping it. If I keep it I need to replace the top tube to ride it....
03-27-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By bwilli88

Only reason pedals would come loose is if you...

Only reason pedals would come loose is if you setup a left side chain set with the chainring, fixed cog and everything on the left side. It can be done but takes special left hand parts.
03-27-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

Two of the wheel sets were built by me and the...

Two of the wheel sets were built by me and the one is factory. The rims are all within a mm or 2 of the same ERD. It would be relatively easy to do this just time consuming.
The end result would...
03-27-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By bwilli88

Yes all the time but for wheels. I even have a...

Yes all the time but for wheels. I even have a number of 14mm/15mm double open end wrench for the bikes with 14mm up front and 15mm in the rear. 4, 5, &6mm allen wrenches, and a piece of 8mm hex for...
03-27-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t...

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t chainring and a 13-40 cassette, needed 126 links from 2 116 link chains.
The bike is a Giant Revel....
03-26-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By bwilli88

That looks perfect.

That looks perfect.
03-26-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,951
Posted By bwilli88

I must admit that I have another transgression of...

I must admit that I have another transgression of envy and lust, I really like that Ritchey. I would love one like it.
03-26-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By bwilli88

I could easily swap the tire to the A319 rims as...

I could easily swap the tire to the A319 rims as they are built up with the Shimano 105 hubs.
03-26-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,353
Posted By bwilli88

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The...

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The paint sucked so I stripped it and repainted it
Before...
03-26-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,951
Posted By bwilli88

I have a bit of transgression myself but they are...

I have a bit of transgression myself but they are fun.
My big 29r BMXr that I just stripped and repainted. It is a quarantine build from last year....
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