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07-05-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By jeirvine

Velo Orange. Just follow their instructions. ...

Velo Orange. Just follow their instructions.

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06-30-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By jeirvine

You can tell by the spindle markings. I've...

You can tell by the spindle markings. I've grabbed some cheap C-Record BBs from eBay by spying them:
Spc -- ≻ c-record
Ssa -- ≻ croce d'aune
Ssb -- ≻ chorus
Ssg -- ≻ athena
06-30-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,114
Posted By jeirvine

Nice work. If you are into lug masking porn, you...

Nice work. If you are into lug masking porn, you should follow Chapman Cycles on Instagram.
https://www.instagram.com/p/B9pGYJDFMTt/
06-30-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By jeirvine

Velo Orange Comfy Cotton...

Velo Orange Comfy Cotton (https://velo-orange.com/products/vo-comfy-cotton-bar-tape) is my go-to. (Buy local!) Looks traditional, feels great, and is never too short for your bars.
06-30-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By jeirvine

Killer deal. I'm tempted...

Killer deal. I'm tempted...
06-29-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/30632493...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/306324930519419/
06-29-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By jeirvine

Pretty sure I have a C-Record FD, and BB. I will...

Pretty sure I have a C-Record FD, and BB. I will need to dig...

Edit: My spare C-Record BBs are English. But I do have a front braze-on derailleur. PM me an email and I'll send pics.
-J
06-29-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,699
Posted By jeirvine

Will do. He had some Vittorias too that I spaced...

Will do. He had some Vittorias too that I spaced on even asking him about. Maybe we can ride sometime. It's always interesting to meet forum members in real life.
06-28-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By jeirvine

You, sir, are a pornographer. :) Great stuff.

You, sir, are a pornographer. :)

Great stuff.
06-28-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

I love your FB finds. A request: can you add a...

I love your FB finds. A request: can you add a brief description, so click through isn't necessary?
Thanks,
-J
06-25-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,699
Posted By jeirvine

This was wacky in a good way. I brought him a...

This was wacky in a good way. I brought him a 12-pack of Fat Tire ale, we drank a few on his porch - talked about bikes, covid, and life. I left with two pairs of almost new Compass/Herse tires. One...
06-25-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By jeirvine

One of these comes in handy for this kind of job....

One of these comes in handy for this kind of job. One of the best $10 tools I've ever bought.
https://www.sciplus.com/headband-magnifying-visor-61075-p?
...
06-25-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By jeirvine

Record doubles used thick/rifled cups, at least...

Record doubles used thick/rifled cups, at least the 70's Record ones I'm familiar with.
06-25-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By jeirvine

Dustcaps should stay with the hub. I've had some...

Dustcaps should stay with the hub. I've had some C-Record ones that were worn, and spun with the axle. Are the cones original in yours?
06-24-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By jeirvine

Original. If the stuff you added works for you,...

Original. If the stuff you added works for you, keep it for another build. I think buyers of RB-1's are likely to want original components.
06-24-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

Bridgestone R3-1 (RB) $500 in MD: ...

Bridgestone R3-1 (RB) $500 in MD:

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/d/hyattsville-bridgestone-synergy-r3-1/7146182574.html
...
06-24-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By jeirvine

What's the bike? There are a lot of existing...

What's the bike? There are a lot of existing repro decals on the market, and it might be easier to buy.
06-24-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By jeirvine

I had a bike with those, and covered the rubber...

I had a bike with those, and covered the rubber with cotton bar tape. That was a pretty nice setup.
06-22-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By jeirvine

Link? I haven't seen them for under $90. -J

Link? I haven't seen them for under $90.
-J
06-21-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 242,747
Posted By jeirvine

I'm pretty sure I have a nice one to spare. I'll...

I'm pretty sure I have a nice one to spare. I'll check my stash on the morrow.
-J
06-21-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 490
Posted By jeirvine

I have looked for a while and come up empty....

I have looked for a while and come up empty. Stronglight sells triple bolts that appear similar, but the head is too small (so learn from my mistake, and don't order those from France!) I've heard of...
06-20-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,114
Posted By jeirvine

Nice work. I appreciate your nice lug pics. Such...

Nice work. I appreciate your nice lug pics. Such fine workmanship on these bikes. So are you doing the black from a rattle can, and red from a gun?
06-19-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By jeirvine

I have a spare Park CCP-1 puller that has a TA...

I have a spare Park CCP-1 puller that has a TA threaded side on it. PM me if you're interested.
06-18-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By jeirvine

Post pics of what you have. More desirable rims...

Post pics of what you have. More desirable rims are probably worth selling as complete wheels. Otherwise, de-lace them and sell the hubs/spokes.
06-18-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By jeirvine

Ouch. Looks like a Super Record, Italian threaded...

Ouch. Looks like a Super Record, Italian threaded HS. (Aluminum)
06-18-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By jeirvine

I would say that's a good problem to have. But...

I would say that's a good problem to have. But I'm not paying for storage space. :)
06-16-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By jeirvine

I have a pair of old-logo 25s with maybe 150...

I have a pair of old-logo 25s with maybe 150 miles on them. I don't want to split them. PM if they would be of interest.
-J
06-15-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

Wow. Anyone in a position to facilitate? -J

Wow. Anyone in a position to facilitate?
-J
06-15-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 534
Posted By jeirvine

Is the clamp area 25.0 or 25.4? You could skin...

Is the clamp area 25.0 or 25.4? You could skin them and use a different stem. Of find a nice old Motobecane frame...
06-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,002
Posted By jeirvine

#Chr0m0ly...

#Chr0m0ly (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Chr0m0ly) :
Please add me to the crap list.
I am, with affection and esteem, dear Sir, your obedient servant, &c,
-John
06-15-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By jeirvine

One can also adapt a 38t 130 bcd small ring to...

One can also adapt a 38t 130 bcd small ring to fit a 128 bcd Nervar crank. Just a little filing on each bolt hole.
06-14-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By jeirvine

41/28

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Or more precisely:
52/41 x 13-28
64/59, 531,
36/36, 126, 700x28, 65/60...
06-14-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,798
Views: 242,747
Posted By jeirvine

ISO Mavic 500 series front hub, 32 holes. If you...

ISO Mavic 500 series front hub, 32 holes. If you have one laced to a rim, that might be OK too. I have a rear and would like to find a mate.
EDIT: Found! Thanks #balindamood...
06-13-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By jeirvine

The Nervars are nice since they take a standard...

The Nervars are nice since they take a standard extractor.
06-13-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By jeirvine

The good news is any Shimano-compatible 7-speed...

The good news is any Shimano-compatible 7-speed shifters will work with your drive train. You could go Microshift, or bar end, brifters, or down-tube...
06-13-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By jeirvine

Assuming you mean 50.4 bcd arms, in addition to...

Assuming you mean 50.4 bcd arms, in addition to Stronglight and TA, keep an eye out for Nervar (model 631/633), Sugino (PX, Pro Dynamic, Super Maxy), Electra Ticino, Velo Orange. Zeus made one too,...
06-12-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By jeirvine

If it ain't broke, maybe just service it. I have...

If it ain't broke, maybe just service it. I have over a dozen bikes and none of them more than 7 speed.
But if you do want more gears, it is possible to swap freehubs on the rear hub to one that...
06-12-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By jeirvine

I increasingly feel that it's to save a nice old...

I increasingly feel that it's to save a nice old neglected bike from a sad fate. When I die I won't be taking 12 bikes with me, but they will have been saved from the dump, and (due to some careful...
06-12-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By jeirvine

I think he's right in some instances, but Shimano...

I think he's right in some instances, but Shimano made a lot of different hubs. Looks like the 6400 series is swappable. And all my swaps were either tricolor or 105, so maybe they are more...
06-12-20, 09:53 AM
06-12-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By jeirvine

Interesting. Only swapping I've done is 7 speed...

Interesting. Only swapping I've done is 7 speed to 8 speed complete freehub bodies, (which is dead simple - only a 10m hex needed). Are UG and HG freehub bodies not swappable?
06-12-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By jeirvine

Ditto. Just a hair heavier than a Cyclone at half...

Ditto. Just a hair heavier than a Cyclone at half the price, with a less delicate return spring, and an easier cable clamp setup. What's not to like?
06-10-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By jeirvine

Wow, there are a lot more 650B built wheel...

Wow, there are a lot more 650B built wheel options these days. The Toussaint wheelset looks like a sweet deal.
06-10-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By jeirvine

One of the tricky things about seatpost sizing is...

One of the tricky things about seatpost sizing is that bikes of the exact same model and year may be built with different seat tube tubing, depending on size. Taller frames need a little beefier...
06-09-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By jeirvine

Still looking...

Still looking...
06-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By jeirvine

All sold. Thanks for playing. -J

All sold. Thanks for playing.
-J
06-07-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By jeirvine

Yup. These would be the ticket: VeloBase.com -...

Yup. These would be the ticket:
VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo 4062, Super Record pre-'83 (hoods w/ world/globe logo)...
06-07-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

Possible repaint. TX900 should have a screwed-on...

Possible repaint. TX900 should have a screwed-on badge.
-J
06-07-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,628
Posted By jeirvine

$60 Paramount, about a mile from my house. I...

$60 Paramount, about a mile from my house. I emailed twice within an hour, but probably gone by now.

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/d/chevy-chase-schwinn-racer/7137101391.html
...
06-07-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 995
Posted By jeirvine

That's basically what I did to my 81 Holdsworth...

That's basically what I did to my 81 Holdsworth Special. The 650B wheels fit fine with Weinmann 750's....
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