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04-13-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Is it a "Sport," "Sports," "Super Sports," or...

Is it a "Sport," "Sports," "Super Sports," or "Sports Tourer?" Over the decades from the 1950s until the 1980s, there were several different models with "Sport" or "Sports" in the name. Can you...
04-09-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,276
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's for attaching and securing other (more...

It's for attaching and securing other (more worthy) bikes as theft deterrence. :innocent:
04-08-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! Yes! That would be fantastic. I'll PM you...

WOW! Yes! That would be fantastic. I'll PM you the particulars and by all means I'll cover the shipping.
04-08-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thumpisim, can you post more pictures of the Mel...

Thumpisim, can you post more pictures of the Mel Pinto bag? Is it one side of a rear rack bag? I'd like to try my hand at a reproduction.
04-08-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

A wonderful trip down memory lane! :D Check your...

A wonderful trip down memory lane! :D Check your join date, Kurt, we hit 16 years this fall. :thumb:
04-07-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,939
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

That does look so much better than the original....

That does look so much better than the original. :D
Now all you need is to PC the logos off the crankarms. Maybe use either silver or a chrome PC? Add a classic Raleigh decal to the arms as well?...
04-06-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's a stop for centering the wheel in the...

It's a stop for centering the wheel in the dropouts and chain stays. There is usually one in the non-drive side. It can be removed with the screw you see.

Normally this is used in a less...
04-02-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your Planetary freewheel is the Pluto to this...

Your Planetary freewheel is the Pluto to this Jupiter. :p
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/p71/pastorbobnlnh/Parts/.highres/RearCogSphere.jpg...
04-02-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Glad all's well that ends well! :D My...

Glad all's well that ends well! :D

My criticism had to do with the internal mechanicals of the Regina, especially when compared to a Suntour Perfect or ProCompe of the same vintage.

I'll not go...
04-01-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,939
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Well done Kurt! You need to submit it to all the...

Well done Kurt! You need to submit it to all the local news channels. First class!
04-01-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Unfortunately/fortunately I can't attend/will be...

Unfortunately/fortunately I can't attend/will be on coast of GA. :( :)
04-01-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...also, I see a great deal of oxidation/rust on...

...also, I see a great deal of oxidation/rust on the outer surface of this Regina, so I'd surmise there is a similar environment between the threads on the Regina and the threads on the Phil Wood...
04-01-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 491
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Chain is at least a link or two--- too long. See...

Chain is at least a link or two--- too long. See how it droops in the small sprocket/small chainring combination? Remove a link and try again in that combination and the large sprocket/large...
03-31-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Have you serviced your Sachs Aris freewheel? ...

Have you serviced your Sachs Aris freewheel? They are notorious for becoming very gummy due to the original grease which ages into a sticky "peanut butter" consistency. Sachs also tended to flood...
03-29-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/mavic_cosmic_wheels_with_tufo_tubular_clinchers_a5305dc20ebd9b10124bd018e7bedcc7a5852fb6.jpg...
03-29-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 908
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wildwood :innocent: Just my two cents worth of...

Wildwood :innocent: Just my two cents worth of thinking this challenge through:

When cutting the stem to length, first insert a Q-Tip swab soaked in oil, leaving one end out, to catch the debris...
03-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for the mention. :D Unfortunately for...

Thanks for the mention. :D

Unfortunately for the OP, I sold my home and downsized last fall, and all the spare parts for freewheels had to be put in storage for the winter. I probably won't be...
03-25-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Chaz, Time to head to your PCP for a...

Chaz,

Time to head to your PCP for a cognitive assessment. :innocent: Your memory is slipping! ;) Which we on C&V need you to maintain as long as possible! :D

Just to clarify--- Suntour New...
03-23-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 197,147
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

hazetguy that is one beautiful sight to behold!...

hazetguy that is one beautiful sight to behold! :D Congratulations on a successful cost-effective purchase!
03-23-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Albion just to clarify, the Blue Loctite is used...

Albion just to clarify, the Blue Loctite is used on the outer bearing race/retaining ring threads, which hold the outer freewheel body and the inner body together. The "cone and locknut" are usually...
03-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

"Hard" is in the mind of the beholder. As you can...

"Hard" is in the mind of the beholder. As you can see, servicing most freewheels, is an easy opportunity to keep your drivetrain in the best possible operating condition.

However, not wanting to...
03-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 869
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I just completed a quick read and scan of this...

I just completed a quick read and scan of this thread, so I might have missed someone else mentioning that a Suntour Perfect 6 speed could be either Ultra (or narrow) spacing or normal spacing. If...
03-21-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's a Super blue day for Sports in Ohio! :D...

It's a Super blue day for Sports in Ohio! :D :thumb:

Amazing that the co-op bikes were the same matching color. Great find!
03-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Notice the brass seal in the gap between the...

Notice the brass seal in the gap between the outer and inner body on the rear view of the Winner Pro? There is one for the outward side as well, but I don't believe I can spot it in your picture. ...
03-19-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another difference between Winner Pro and the...

Another difference between Winner Pro and the Winner (last generation, not the Narhay's Winner) included better polished bearing races and brass seals to keep contaminants on the outside on the...
03-18-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In most cases I grease the bearing races and...

In most cases I grease the bearing races and place a drop or two of high-quality machine oil on the pawl pivots. Phil's oil is good, but no freewheel manufacturer ever recommended it. They used...
03-18-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've had a couple of those in hand and have never...

I've had a couple of those in hand and have never been able to determine how to disassemble. There are so few out there that I'd say it is not worth the effort to service.
03-18-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Dylansbob in my experience, removing a shim in...

Dylansbob in my experience, removing a shim in order to achieve a better fit usually ends up binding the freewheel. Another option would be to use Blue Loctite on the threads of the outer bearing...
03-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just my two cents for your very handsome...

Just my two cents for your very handsome frameset. Best of luck with your build.

Velo Orange Crankset...
03-16-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

C&V's own jonwvara has made a modern replacement....

C&V's own jonwvara has made a modern replacement. I'll let Jon post pictures and tell you about his adaptation.
03-15-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and as bulgie recommended the Soma long cage...

...and as bulgie recommended the Soma long cage conversion for your Gran Sport RD, it will allow you to move up to at least a 32T and possibly a 34T sprocket on your Suntour (my best guess from the...
03-15-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 593
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I made this ugly :eek: under seat sew-up sack out...

I made this ugly :eek: under seat sew-up sack out of old tubulars about 5 years ago when I first started sewing.
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03-10-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,131
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T...

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T Campagnolo chainring (made from a 46T Campagnolo chainring) count for this thread? :innocent:
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03-09-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Interesting. I hadn't noticed the ARX in the...

Interesting. I hadn't noticed the ARX in the OP's pictures. Thanks for pointing this out.

It just seems so incongruent by the manufacturer to use an RD that was intended for MTBs and Touring...
03-08-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

T-Mar My wife is a retired IBMer and since her...

T-Mar My wife is a retired IBMer and since her hire date was in the early '80s, we lived through the introduction of the PC. Your cartoon is priceless. Thanks for posting this! Looks like a young...
03-08-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Fantastic choice in the Suntour LePree three...

Fantastic choice in the Suntour LePree three jockey wheel/pulley RD. :thumb: So non-aero!
03-02-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,230
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

At the moment, I'm staying on the GA coast and...

At the moment, I'm staying on the GA coast and riding my fold-up, fit in a big suitcase, check as luggage on Southwest, Dahon 20" (406mm) wheeled bike.

It's set up as close as I could make it to a...
03-01-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

1990s or is it from the 1980s? I can't tell. What...

1990s or is it from the 1980s? I can't tell. What year is it, Mad Honk?
02-28-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 17,939
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Oh how I wish I could find a chainless...

Oh how I wish I could find a chainless transmission to ride on the hard packed wet sand at low tide. Kurt, why do you get to have all the fun!?! :D :thumb:
02-28-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,230
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I agree with @bark_eater, I never use an 11T and...

I agree with @bark_eater, I never use an 11T and rarely a 12T. 13T cassette sprockets should be more available. Let's all write our US Senators and demand they add this provision into the next...
02-17-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,786
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DD, while my tubular experience is not extensive,...

DD, while my tubular experience is not extensive, here's my two cents worth of advice:

Tape is easier and less messy. I've not had any issues with my taped tubulars.

I've not had any punctures...
02-17-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! Wildwood that has to be the lowest geared...

WOW! Wildwood that has to be the lowest geared C&V ride we've ever seen. The chainring is so tiny we can't even see it! ;)
02-15-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The 81 speed? :innocent: :foo: One of these...

The 81 speed? :innocent: :foo:

One of these days. Just possibly MMXXII. I hate to bail on the congregation before the pandemic is well under control. I want to participate just to get one of...
02-15-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Very nice! The work on the Dura Ace calipers is...

Very nice! The work on the Dura Ace calipers is amazing. Your machine shop does great work. My only suggestion would be to add fenders. It is such a refined looking bike at the moment with its...
02-13-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,721
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

thumpism and oneclick I also have one of the...

thumpism and oneclick I also have one of the Sturmey Archer front hubs. I actually had cudak888 lace it for me for a '39 Schwinn New World project I completed many years ago.
...
02-13-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you really cut, and weld extensions into Dura...

Did you really cut, and weld extensions into Dura Ace calipers!?! Now this is a picture we need to see! Unfortunately, you've reached your five-post limit for our first day.
02-11-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,059
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I was raised and went to elementary through high...

I was raised and went to elementary through high school just down the road a few miles from the Bata headquarters in Belcamp, MD. I remember the plant and buildings very well. It would have been...
02-07-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Let's send the Cycling News writer and editor...

Let's send the Cycling News writer and editor back to grammar school! :rolleyes:
02-04-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Keep both the Perfect and ProCompe freewheels. ...

Keep both the Perfect and ProCompe freewheels. All internal parts are interchangeable, and the sprockets and spacers can be swapped. Plus, the sprockets and spacers will fit on the Winner family of...
01-31-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, is it a down tube--- a seat tube--- or...

Kurt, is it a down tube--- a seat tube--- or possibly a do-eat tube? :p
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