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10-30-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By dedhed

Sounds like a suspension pivot.

Sounds like a suspension pivot.
10-29-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By dedhed

One of the best upgrades you can make to a bike...

One of the best upgrades you can make to a bike like that is ditching the steel rims/wheels and replace with alloy.
10-29-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By dedhed

deerhead alone was worth the price of admission.

deerhead alone was worth the price of admission.
10-28-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By dedhed

https://www.dorel.com/eng/CMS/DOR_sportsPF_2019_fi...

https://www.dorel.com/eng/CMS/DOR_sportsPF_2019_final.pdf
10-28-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By dedhed

Strap wrench

Strap wrench
10-28-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By dedhed

Not really. 10mm is a big spread on an Al frame,...

Not really. 10mm is a big spread on an Al frame, which isn't suggested anyway, made worse by small diameter wheel which suggests short stays making it even worse.
10-28-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 643
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/
10-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 442
Posted By dedhed

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-co...

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/chain-compatibility
Forum: Foo
10-27-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,638
Posted By dedhed

Case mini trapper and an assortment of...

Case mini trapper and an assortment of leathermen. Buck 110 in my big game tools.


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10-26-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,240
Posted By dedhed

"Hard to do" on car tires, not hard on tires....

"Hard to do" on car tires, not hard on tires. Really isn't any different than the ubiquitous coats 20-20, just human power rather than air power.

https://youtu.be/uqquqRG3urw
10-26-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,240
Posted By dedhed

Until you factor in the time taking it to a tire...

Until you factor in the time taking it to a tire machine, or if the shops are closed. Really isn't that hard on car tires. Takes me about 15 minutes to to break beads, demount, and mount after it's...
10-26-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,160
Posted By dedhed

I'm with Tim, Bourbon

I'm with Tim, Bourbon
10-25-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,240
Posted By dedhed

OK "tools" then. They use the same tools Al or...

OK "tools" then. They use the same tools Al or steel, I use the same tools Al or steel.
10-25-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,240
Posted By dedhed

Sure, Why not? In the shop they use the same tire...

Sure, Why not? In the shop they use the same tire machine for alloy rims. You just have to be more careful.
10-25-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 719
Posted By dedhed

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/sprite_5203b3c1c2a34f5b1b6e5eec889289f648c2c6b1.jpg
10-25-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,240
Posted By dedhed

Bike tires? Bunch of amateurs. ...

Bike tires? Bunch of amateurs.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/tire_9e7cf3040873cbee1e556461f597764d221ede6f.jpg
10-24-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1199679...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1199679-st-tropez-terry-knockoff.html
10-24-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By dedhed

What markings are on the rear hub?

What markings are on the rear hub?
10-22-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 436
Posted By dedhed

Polish guy has been selling them for years....

Polish guy has been selling them for years. https://www.ebay.com/c/904014371

Otherwise do a search on Ex/ax headset in C&V for other work arounds
10-21-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

Short reach means physical size of the...

Short reach means physical size of the shifter/brake for smaller hands. Brake pull matters for type of brake being used short for road/canti, long pull for V brakes
10-15-20, 05:16 AM
10-13-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By dedhed

AR II appears to be a pre index steel bodied...

AR II appears to be a pre index steel bodied derailleur. First I'd try lubing while moving it back & forth as well as cage back forthv using something like PB blaster/Kroil/screwloose to free up...
10-13-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By dedhed

You need a brake cylinder hone. Any auto parts...

You need a brake cylinder hone. Any auto parts store

They're adjustable to size.

Best to pull the BB or at least stuff a rag inside to keep stuff removed from falling down the seat tube into...
10-13-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

Got it, more of a, if you do something wrong this...

Got it, more of a, if you do something wrong this gives you the best outcome of minimizing damage.
When I got my old Raleigh I was like, What is this set up? A little research explained it.
10-13-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

I guess I'm failing to see any difference as to...

I guess I'm failing to see any difference as to which side gets adjusted. Either side you're tightening up and locking adjustment with the locknut. Keeping the wheel centered in the fork/frame and...
10-12-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

A slight cone adjustment won't require the...

A slight cone adjustment won't require the removal of the freewheel. Just do the adjustment (likely 1/2 turn or so) on the non drive side. Won't likely move anything so far as to offset the wheel or...
10-11-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By dedhed

Freewheel "wobble" is common & normal due to the...

Freewheel "wobble" is common & normal due to the machining of hubs/freewheels etc and their concentricity. Cheaper hubs/freewheels are often worst.

https://youtu.be/6C9_dvfQNP8
10-11-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By dedhed

While paint isn't the issue here you can look...

While paint isn't the issue here you can look into "Paintless dent repair" . https://www.automoblog.net/2020/04/17/paintless-dent-repair/
10-11-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By dedhed

Seeing as you're near the joint you're likely in...

Seeing as you're near the joint you're likely in the butted section of the tube and the ID may vary.
10-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By dedhed

Compatible with 7s indexed Suntour accushift -...

Compatible with 7s indexed Suntour accushift - not so much. While many have gotten it to work satisfactorily with Shimano spec FW others have not. It's really a try it and see.
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10-11-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By dedhed

This. I've brought back to life many...

This. I've brought back to life many derailleurs/cables/brakes on bikes that sat rusting in the elements and people couldn't afford (or justify) replacing those parts.
I'll use better stuff than WD...
10-11-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By dedhed

I dunno, I'd try a small drill in many places on...

I dunno, I'd try a small drill in many places on the aluminium and pick it out in pieces - If it was in good enough shape to justify.
10-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,388
Posted By dedhed

Not that old - plastic wheels and not rubber with...

Not that old - plastic wheels and not rubber with insert hubcaps
10-10-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By dedhed

What brand is it?

What brand is it?
10-10-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By dedhed

Forge Bikes Support...

Forge Bikes Support (http://forgebikes.com/support.php)
10-10-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,986
Posted By dedhed

I created a form with spaces for the VIN, date,...

I created a form with spaces for the VIN, date, seller info, buyer info and the text "Sold 1 - make/model Vin to buyer name as is, where is, no warranties expressed or implied. We both sign and get a...
10-08-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/11633...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1163345-cut-sks-fender-fit-fork.html

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/mudguards/35mm-sks-stainless-steel-rear-mudguard-bridge-each/?geoc=US
...
10-07-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By dedhed

Many vintage crank square taper spindles have a...

Many vintage crank square taper spindles have a threaded stud and nut rather than a bolt. Standard crank puller is used.


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10-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By dedhed

Clearing a large cog (using an extension) does...

Clearing a large cog (using an extension) does not add any chain wrap capacity to the derailleur.
10-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,986
Posted By dedhed

On the flip side, (pun intended) there are...

On the flip side, (pun intended) there are probably just as many that you would consider "vintage" that do not use that word anywhere in the ad.
For example or local "Eastside guy" who flips lots of...
10-05-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By dedhed

Unless you're planning on hauling heavy weight...

Unless you're planning on hauling heavy weight You'll be just fine using 5mm bolts with nuts in the 8mm holes of the dropout to mount the rack. They'll sit on the bottom of the 8mm hole to carry the...
10-05-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,986
Posted By dedhed

Plenty of garage queens out there from "I'll try...

Plenty of garage queens out there from "I'll try biking" people.
10-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,986
Posted By dedhed

Good Luck with that. I have yet to sell or buy...

Good Luck with that.
I have yet to sell or buy a bike with an original sales receipt. Heck I couldn't find the receipt if I wanted to on the bikes I have bought new and still own.
10-05-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 780
Posted By dedhed

Even at my level of cheapness that is toss and...

Even at my level of cheapness that is toss and replace.
10-04-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By dedhed

https://www.ebay.com/c/1724644535?iid=143163093488

https://www.ebay.com/c/1724644535?iid=143163093488
Forum: Foo
10-04-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,409
Posted By dedhed

Nothing like a fall walk in the woods bird...

Nothing like a fall walk in the woods bird hunting


...
10-04-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By dedhed

I thought there was a guy 3D printing them on Ebay

I thought there was a guy 3D printing them on Ebay
10-03-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,691
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1214466...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1214466-frames-framebuilding-1981-what-tell-your-framebuilder.html
10-03-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 928
Posted By dedhed

We buy hardwood wedges by the pallet for...

We buy hardwood wedges by the pallet for adjusting sewer frames and blocking pipe. They work pretty well too.
10-03-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By dedhed

Make sure something like the screw holding the...

Make sure something like the screw holding the cable guide on the bottom of the shell isn't causing misalignment. I had a similar problem on a Koga with internal light wiring.

Does the DS cup...
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