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05-05-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,267
Posted By steve-d

Your call. I have no opinion regarding the model...

Your call. I have no opinion regarding the model you reference. I just went with the same Shimano model as the OE one lasted so long.

Did you plug the manufacturer and model name into the search...
05-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,267
Posted By steve-d

OK, hard time? Did you check with the specified...

OK, hard time? Did you check with the specified vendor providing mine?? I listed it in #17 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17)
05-04-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,267
Posted By steve-d

Hi, did you read comment #17...

Hi, did you read comment #17 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17) ? Not even a year old. Info still valid.
06-30-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,267
Posted By steve-d

Old thread, I know. Same thing happened to me...

Old thread, I know. Same thing happened to me regarding the loss of spring tension on front derailleur. A little tab holding the spring in place finally gave up and broke off. Derailleur no longer...
05-17-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

I'm very glad you are able to expand your stable...

I'm very glad you are able to expand your stable when asking for a small nut and bolt!!!
05-16-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

I thought about contacting the gazelle company...

I thought about contacting the gazelle company via email and sending a picture of this seatpost lug fastener. I was rather surprised they don't even list any traditional road racing type bicycles....
05-16-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Yes, I think that may be my only resort. It...

Yes, I think that may be my only resort.

It really was a good concept for Gazelle if they continued with it. The use of a common bolt and a somewhat special nut surely would save some money vs...
05-16-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-16-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Here are some pictures of the original equipment...

Here are some pictures of the original equipment binder bolt and nut for the seat post lug. The nut is sufficiently cylindrical to allow it to be totally pulled into the lug and it also has the...
05-16-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

I looked into it some more, and the Sugino bolt...

I looked into it some more, and the Sugino bolt with the notch will not work. The head of the bolt flange is too big to allow for the bolt itself to be inserted into the left side hole and thereby...
05-16-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

I can visualize how a recessed brake nut might...

I can visualize how a recessed brake nut might work. It would allow an allen wrench to secure the left side nut while tightening the right allen bolt. I'll give it a try. Too bad nothing is...
05-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Well, that is amazing. Please send a pic of it...

Well, that is amazing. Please send a pic of it upon receipt. If nothing else, I possibly could make a substitute here. Maybe take a nut and file it down so all that remains are the needed two...
05-10-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Thanks so much. Very much appreciated. Have a...

Thanks so much. Very much appreciated. Have a great weekend! Steve
05-10-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

It is the left side fastener that has me hung up....

It is the left side fastener that has me hung up. As it has the 'unique' two notches to keep it from spinning.
05-10-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Yes that is it. Hex bolt from right side. Head...

Yes that is it. Hex bolt from right side. Head of bolt is flush with the lug. Fastener on left side accepts the threads of the bolt. This left side fastener has two notches for insertion into the...
05-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Well either a single or double notch fastener...

Well either a single or double notch fastener would work. But the flange of the typical Campy type binder bolt prevents it from being drawn into the lug hole to allow the notch to mate up with the...
05-10-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

The above shot is where one is looking into the...

The above shot is where one is looking into the left side of the seat post binder lug. The Notch is at the 5 o'clock position of the lug. Steve
05-10-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Hope it works

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05-10-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

I'll try and get a picture in an hour or so.

I'll try and get a picture in an hour or so.
05-10-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Appreciate it. Keep in mind voice recognition...

Appreciate it. Keep in mind voice recognition software isn't everything it's cracked up to be! Of course I was referring to Notches vs. Nachos! The Fastener inserted into the left side of the lug...
05-10-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,272
Posted By steve-d

Gazelle AA Special seat binder Bolt

I recently succeeded in picking up a very nice Gazelle frame set. It dates from approximately 1988. It came with the flush mounted Allen head binder bolt that is inserted on the right side. However...
08-14-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By steve-d

1984 Super record rear derailleur ball bearing jockey Wheels

I removed the jockey wheels on my super record rear derailleur from 1984. Totally disassembled them down to the ball bearings. Was only then I noticed that the silver covers have a pip molded into...
08-27-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Yes, but mine has the UBER COOL number racing tab...

Yes, but mine has the UBER COOL number racing tab on the horizontal tube!! :roflmao2: I've been told that is what makes it a very fast bike!!
08-27-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

It is: 3309855. No clue as to getting info from...

It is: 3309855. No clue as to getting info from it.
08-26-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

I'll check in the am. Very nice bike you have...

I'll check in the am. Very nice bike you have there, and it fits your moto: Not an UGLY bike!!!!
08-26-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Very nice. I always wondered why the Gazelle and...

Very nice. I always wondered why the Gazelle and Italian frames used the 'braze-on' front derailleur so frequently and the English manufacturers use the clamp-on types. The braze-on types could...
08-26-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

I didn't know his shop was still in business. I...

I didn't know his shop was still in business. I did a little research and voila !! Go to the history tab:...
08-26-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Last ones for now.

:o

Thanks for the help in getting the pics resized.

Steve
08-26-14, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Not getting easier, but hopefully it'll be worth...

Not getting easier, but hopefully it'll be worth the view.

BTW, the caliper is very dirty from my last ride. Apparently, it was still very greasy from the tune-up. I'll get it cleaned up...
08-26-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Another two. :D

Another two.
:D
08-26-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

:notamused:

:notamused:
08-26-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Sorry, I'm afraid this post is worthless. Can't...

Sorry, I'm afraid this post is worthless. Can't resize the pics I took earlier and don't deal with photo hosting sites. What an effing waste of time. Sorry
08-26-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Probably a National Pride issue.

Probably a National Pride issue.
08-26-14, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

running into a prob: Pics are too large and...

running into a prob: Pics are too large and can't be uploaded. Don't know how to downsize. Any suggestions welcome. Would've thought the upload procedure would do this.
08-26-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

So, who wants a pic or two?

I'll see if I remember how to do this.
08-26-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Sooo, who was Piet de Wit? He was a Dutch...

Sooo, who was Piet de Wit? He was a Dutch champion of the racing discipline known as Motor Paced Bicycle Racing. It used to be very big in Europe, but doesn't exist as a type of racing anymore as...
08-26-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,773
Posted By steve-d

Gazelle AA Special build: Model Piet de Wit

Hopefully there will be some agreement this build works. Despite the HIDEOUS 80s four color (count 'em: green, red, blue and white) fade paint job.

It is a 1980's something Gazelle top of...
01-26-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,952
Posted By steve-d

I ran across this recently and realized I never...

I ran across this recently and realized I never posted pics. They are now incorporated in the first post. Thanks so much for the (Old) comments!!!
01-18-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 35,584
Posted By steve-d

Yes, please advise whether the frame, stays and...

Yes, please advise whether the frame, stays and fork is Reynolds 531 straight or DB.
01-10-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 29,572
Posted By steve-d

I understand the need to use a strap twist to...

I understand the need to use a strap twist to avoid it shifting. However, the pad shown in post #9 is installed incorrectly. Frequently the pad is referred to as a buckle pad. But the pads don't...
02-09-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By steve-d

As far as throwing a non 'C&V' part at the...

As far as throwing a non 'C&V' part at the build-up, that isn't of much import to me. As long as it looks cool and works well (looking cool being of top concern), I'm happy. It'll work just fine...
02-09-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By steve-d

Thank all for your advice and insight. It was...

Thank all for your advice and insight. It was extreeeemly helpful. I identified the bottom bracket assembly as a C Record one. It is 111mm length, symmetrical and the ball bearings are 3/16. The...
02-08-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By steve-d

Yeah, what the heck. The spindle is good for my...

Yeah, what the heck. The spindle is good for my application. The cups are fine. The ball bearings may be wrong, but if so, maybe not by a whole lot. I'll try it. Should be fine. Steve
02-08-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By steve-d

Maybe the application would help: Raleigh...

Maybe the application would help: Raleigh Competion GS, approx. 1978, Reynolds 531 db. I'm using a Centaur Crankset, requires a 111mm symmetrical bb. The bb spindle I'm using is 111mm. Steve
02-08-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By steve-d

Campy Bottom Bracket Question

Hi, I'm doing a build and had the frame prepped. All ready to go for install of parts.

I pulled my 'stash' of bb assemblies. The first I picked looked great. Record cups with the rifled...
02-05-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By steve-d

Yes, thanks for hammering that home, but I...

Yes, thanks for hammering that home, but I thought I made that clear in the initial post referencing the facility where made. You may have overlooked it. BTW, I have a Comp GS, Professional and an...
02-05-13, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By steve-d

I checked the SN on the bb. It is WK7xxxxxx. ...

I checked the SN on the bb. It is WK7xxxxxx.
According to the S Brown website (rip) it indicates it was made in the Worksop facility, 11th 'fortnight' and the 7 indicates a 1977 build. Can't...
02-04-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By steve-d

I hope you enjoy looking at it. I've had the...

I hope you enjoy looking at it. I've had the frame several years. It was an Ebay score and came from somewhere in Europe. The parts, of course, are from slightly different eras. But they work well as...
02-04-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By steve-d

Some more pics. There's always a person who...

Some more pics. There's always a person who wants just one more!
02-04-13, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By steve-d

A few more pics

Some closer shots
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