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03-01-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,726
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Looks like the base plates for Simplex...

Looks like the base plates for Simplex Retrofrictions....
02-27-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,130,970
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

PM sent on Eclypse.

PM sent on Eclypse.
02-04-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

mighty_mess, if those are photos of your Eco and...

mighty_mess, if those are photos of your Eco and the dropout on your bike, it will work.
That is a Huret adapter claw.
Looks like the screw that fits in the back of the dropout is in backwards and...
11-29-14, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,292
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Maybe a small point but...... I run an 8 sp...

Maybe a small point but......
I run an 8 sp cassette. Originally with Suntour ratchet/DT and it worked fine. When I got a set of Simplex Retros - it was worlds better and I think it has to do with...
07-02-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Yep. They'll work fine.

Yep.
They'll work fine.
02-17-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,857
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Golden Boy, I can't speak to quality of the...

Golden Boy,
I can't speak to quality of the cables but they've lasted more than a season's worth of riding (daily).
They might stretch a bit at first but they are nothing if not durable.
Probably...
02-16-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,857
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

The shift cables that come in the Bell "cable...

The shift cables that come in the Bell "cable tune up kit" sold at Walmart fit Simplex Retros, no problem.
12-12-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,692
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Frejus?

Frejus?
12-03-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,945
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

"it's probably in the dog's poop!" is what my 9...

"it's probably in the dog's poop!" is what my 9 year old tells us when we're missing something.

She's usually right.
11-09-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

For the life of me I can't remember where, but...

For the life of me I can't remember where, but I'm sure I saw a catalog or a tech manual or something similar that stated the brake cables could be routed aero or non-aero on original 8 speed ergos. ...
09-16-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,932
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Retrofrictions will pull across 8 cogs. It's...

Retrofrictions will pull across 8 cogs. It's just that on the lowest cog the right lever is pretty near parallel to the ground.
Still gets my vote for best
07-13-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Sachs-Huret_Ne...

http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Sachs-Huret_New_Success_touring_derailleur.html

Claimed 42.
07-10-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,467
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Back on track; Bears - twice, same road...

Back on track;
Bears - twice, same road different dates, both maybe 30 yards or less away. Only had time to think 'that's a big friggin' dog...oh, wait". Then they were gone.
Descents - hit 46...
06-14-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,707
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Words to live by.......

Words to live by.......
04-25-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,823
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

http://www.bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/cavalera...

http://www.bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/cavalera85/

01,02,04 and 05 are similar colored bikes with different saddles, etc. Maybe give you an idea? A little flashy but reasonable to gauge...
02-12-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,747
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Trivializing vampire culture? How dare you.

Trivializing vampire culture?

How dare you.
02-09-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

There's a little plactic bushing on the springs...

There's a little plactic bushing on the springs where they rest on the arm. You can reverse it - to hold the spring a little farther out from the nub that it rests on, and that will increase the...
08-25-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Beautiful. I just went out to the garage and...

Beautiful.

I just went out to the garage and kicked my Sprite.
06-07-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,842
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Aaron. forgot to say sorry for the misfortune. I...

Aaron. forgot to say sorry for the misfortune. I can sympathize.

One note on shepards - the white ones are not bred to have sloping hips - no hip problems.
06-07-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,842
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Get a shepard. Here's what they look like when...

Get a shepard. Here's what they look like when they yawn.
Goes nuts everytime the doorbell rings or someones knocks.
Loves the kids - my daughter used to ride him like a pony and fold his ears...
05-26-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,083
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I have the same der. Part #10 looks like the...

I have the same der.
Part #10 looks like the cable clamp washer (for lack of a better term), it goes on the cable clamp bolt.
The toothed washer looks like a previous owner add-on for some...
05-14-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,612
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

VintageRide's Sabatini. It's what I always...

VintageRide's Sabatini.
It's what I always imagined a bike to look like when I was a kid.

And yes, I know he's offered it up for trade but I got nothin.......
03-15-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,695
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

OK. I will redouble my efforts to post the scan....

OK. I will redouble my efforts to post the scan. It's a PDF and photobucket won't recognize the file on my pc.
I get back Monday and will work on it.
03-02-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,695
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I have a parts catalog that shows an exploded...

I have a parts catalog that shows an exploded diagram of the shifter but.......
I can't get photobucket to recognize the file and.....
it only shows that the shift lever lifts off the mounting...
12-31-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,543
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Mine.. ...

Mine..
http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu78/malcolmsfrejus/IMG_1321.jpg
12-30-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I had an Ultergra/600 CBHS that I dissassembled...

I had an Ultergra/600 CBHS that I dissassembled the cartridge and cleaned and repacked and it came out as good as new.
Assuming the cartridges are similar/same.....
Mine was gritty and I wasn't...
10-17-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

http://bhovey.com/Masi/Scans/BicycleGuide/pages/89...

http://bhovey.com/Masi/Scans/BicycleGuide/pages/89_02AthenaUltegra1.htm
Pretty good info on the whole group, brake info on p 2.
09-20-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I'm looking at an exploded diagram of the...

I'm looking at an exploded diagram of the shifter. Between the fixing bolt and the plastic cap on the lever is a part Shimano calls the Front SIS Ring. It appears that it comes out and is...
08-25-11, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 692,940
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

"What's that leaning against your fence?" My...

"What's that leaning against your fence?"
My Franklin. Not vintage but maybe classic.
It's supposed to be the bike I would have had, had I been into this sort of thing back then.
08-24-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 692,940
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Here's 2 pictures of my deck. ...

Here's 2 pictures of my deck.
http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu78/malcolmsfrejus/IMG_1526.jpg
http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu78/malcolmsfrejus/IMG_1311-1.jpg
And a picture of my fence....
08-04-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,806
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Seriously, can we stop with the cat pics....:)

Seriously, can we stop with the cat pics....:)
08-03-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,719
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Please, can we stop with the cat pictures... :)

Please, can we stop with the cat pictures... :)
06-13-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

You're looking for an FC-6206.

You're looking for an FC-6206.
06-11-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,199
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

There's a spacer, that you must have if you got...

There's a spacer, that you must have if you got them on(?), with a little tab on the outward facing side, this tab needs to be parallel to the down tube and pointed up/toward the head tube. When in...
06-07-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,449
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I have Sprints with an 8 sp cassette - they work...

I have Sprints with an 8 sp cassette - they work fine.
The issue is the fine tuning, there's less space between cogs on 9/10 in the same space.
But it's what, a couple mm?
Can't imagine it would...
05-24-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Didn't you post this a while ago? I saved that...

Didn't you post this a while ago?
I saved that pic when I first saw it because my son thought the bar wrap looked cool and his name is Mitchell.
I'm thinking this was a long time ago?
You gotta...
05-21-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,271
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

http://http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu78/mal...

http://http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu78/malcolmsfrejus/IMG_1326.jpg
05-17-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,444
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Stem Mounted Shimano 5 Speed Index Levers - #...

Stem Mounted Shimano 5 Speed Index Levers - # SL-S452-5 (also came -6 & -7 indexed)
Bar Mounted Indexed Thumb Shifters - #SL-MS52 (also came -6 & -7 indexed) and # SL-TY15 (Tourney)
Shimano also...
05-15-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Looks a lot like this -...

Looks a lot like this - http://montagueprojectsblog.blogspot.com/2009/07/daily-book-graphics-142-bicycle.html
Maybe similar to this? -...
04-24-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

This may or may not work. I fit an Huret ECO...

This may or may not work.
I fit an Huret ECO (all steel version of the Challenger) to my bike for kicks. It shifted across all 8 cogs only when I removed the plastic part behind the plate that...
03-17-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,582
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Why I found this I'll never know. ...

Why I found this I'll never know.

http://www.tearsforgears.com/2010/08/mavic-technical-diagrams-circa-199495.html

Maybe it has what you need?
Good luck.
03-09-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Yes, it has a cable adjuster (DA 7402).

Yes, it has a cable adjuster (DA 7402).
03-09-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I have them on my bike with an 8 cog cassette. ...

I have them on my bike with an 8 cog cassette. They pull enough - yes. But hitting that big cog puts the lever parallel to the ground or just about.
I'd say it doesn't look ridiculous when...
02-08-11, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 152,621
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

If those don't work the shift cables that come in...

If those don't work the shift cables that come in the "Bike Tune Up Kit" by Bell (at Walmart and I'm guessing others) will fit Simplex shift levers (at least retrofrictions).
01-14-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

Yep, I am.

Yep, I am.
01-14-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

You know, I've been a member here for a long time...

You know, I've been a member here for a long time and rarely post much.
I try to be helpful and contribute when I do but most of the time I just lurk and enjoy what I find.
That was not...
01-03-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,607
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

I remember somebody posted that Chesterfiled ad a...

I remember somebody posted that Chesterfiled ad a long time back and somebody else said they thought the guy was Sean Connery.

Nevermind......
12-22-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

aixaix, do you have a pic of the Dia Comp hoods...

aixaix, do you have a pic of the Dia Comp hoods on the Balilla levers?
Do they fit and more important - are you happy with the way they look and feel?

I thought the red on the QR button was...
12-22-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

As far as I know those were the best of the...

As far as I know those were the best of the Balilla brakes or maybe just most popular.
If the hoods were in good shape I'd have said that was a reasonable price. Those hoods aren't and describing...
12-20-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By MalcolmsFrejus

That really is the ugliest derailler ever made. ...

That really is the ugliest derailler ever made.
And I've got a TY-15 and a Positron II in the stash somewhere.......
I remember reading in a Cyclo-Pedia Catalog scan where it was suggested you saw...
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