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01-20-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,508
Posted By JaccoW

I shipped a whole bike for another user here in...

I shipped a whole bike for another user here in its dissasembled state for around €100-130 to the US. So it's not bad. :thumb:
01-19-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,138
Posted By JaccoW

By George, you might be right!

By George, you might be right!
01-19-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,731
Posted By JaccoW

Did some DIY lug lining today. I think it was a...

Did some DIY lug lining today. I think it was a succes. :)

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/QaZzsmHh.jpg (https://imgur.com/QaZzsmH)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/tUStyDLh.jpg...
01-19-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks. :) Edding 780 0.8mm gloss paint...

Thanks. :)

Edding 780 0.8mm gloss paint marker (https://www.edding.com/products/edding-780-gloss-paint-marker/) and some cotton swabs with alcohol for any spillover. But most of these were just...
01-19-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,138
Posted By JaccoW

Found an unused Carradice Junior on British eBay....

Found an unused Carradice Junior on British eBay. Thought it would look good on my SilverAce project. :)

http://i.imgur.com/Yqhezg1.jpg (https://imgur.com/Yqhezg1)
http://i.imgur.com/PaUsWyj.jpg...
01-19-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Reading about lug lining using paint pens...

Reading about lug lining using paint pens (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1122292-paint-pen-lug-lines-brand.html) a while ago I thought this bike could do with some fine detailing as well...
01-16-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Well, I live in a city with a large port and the...

Well, I live in a city with a large port and the customs officials have a large X-ray machine (https://www.digitalekunstkrant.nl/rijksmuseum-onderzoekt-shiva-in-rontgentunnel-douane/) that they put...
01-16-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

I tried to get some more information about the...

I tried to get some more information about the tubing in this frame from Koga but they didn't have anything anymore. Seems like some of that information was never explicitly saved when they stopped...
01-14-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Plenty of nice bikes around and I could certainly...

Plenty of nice bikes around and I could certainly entertain a lot of C&V folks by walking around with a camera in the bike parking at the local train station. Most bikes however are run down...
01-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,138
Posted By JaccoW

I may or may not have bought two Carradice...

I may or may not have bought two Carradice saddlebags on eBay... the plan wasn't exactly to buy two of them but yeah enthusiastic bidding. :innocent:

Edit: a bright red vintage Overlander...
01-09-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By JaccoW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Isq18XHOY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Isq18XHOY
01-07-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,138
Posted By JaccoW

A sweet Sturmey Archer S2 kickshift hub. Will...

A sweet Sturmey Archer S2 kickshift hub. Will probably come in useful for a singlespeed commuter or a project for a friend some day.
http://i.imgur.com/1YkbR4xh.jpg (https://imgur.com/1YkbR4x)
01-07-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By JaccoW

Let me just add the excellent H+Son TB14 as an...

Let me just add the excellent H+Son TB14 as an alternative to the modern classic box-style rim;

http://i.imgur.com/mn6i1Qih.jpg (https://imgur.com/mn6i1Qi)
http://i.imgur.com/89qOYwfh.jpg...
01-06-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

I was bored and I had all these images saved from...

I was bored and I had all these images saved from the short history I did in post #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21088993-post4.html) so I decided to make an animated gif out of it. :D

It's fun to...
12-28-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By JaccoW

B+M has a whole Page devoted to mounting brackets...

B+M has a whole Page devoted to mounting brackets (https://www.bumm.de/en/products/mehr/gruppe/Mounting%20brackets.html).

There is this handlebar bracket...
12-27-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,210
Posted By JaccoW

If only. I usually have an idea what I want to do...

If only. I usually have an idea what I want to do with the bike but no fixed budget in mind. I have started making an overview of what I am spending at least so I get a better feel for what I'm...
12-23-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By JaccoW

You jest but Russian metallurgy is better in some...

You jest but Russian metallurgy is better in some fields (most notably aeronautica) than the US ever had, and arguably has now. It doesn't help that most US manufacturers of steel chose to focus on...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By JaccoW

Building a commuter around H+Son Archetype rims...

Building a commuter around H+Son Archetype rims and hub brakes. Medium-height V-profile rims should be stiff and wide enough for some 37mm tyres.
12-18-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 217,743
Posted By JaccoW

Here's my Koga-Miyata on its way to becoming a...

Here's my Koga-Miyata on its way to becoming a speedy 5-speed commuter with drum brakes and a dynohub:
Hardtlite chrome molybdeum FM-1 tubing with a Hi-Manga fork. Tubing designed by Koga but made...
12-16-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By JaccoW

This. The solution is old-school cantilevers...

This.

The solution is old-school cantilevers or using them with Koolstop thinline pads.
12-14-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By JaccoW

I'm assuming you're backpedaling or stop pedaling...

I'm assuming you're backpedaling or stop pedaling after a shift? You need to ease off after a shift on IGH.

Otherwise it might be old dried up lube. I recently overhauled a Sturmey Archer 5-speed...
12-14-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By JaccoW

Good feedback. He'll probably do something like...

Good feedback. He'll probably do something like this.

Luckily those B+M lights are a lot cheaper over here (and could be for Americans too if you order from German webshops like Bike24.com...
12-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks everyone for all the input. Spoke to...

Thanks everyone for all the input.

Spoke to my friend again today and we'll most likely sit down to plan some maintenance of his current bike using 7-speed parts and converting it to a drop bar...
12-14-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5,792
Views: 485,138
Posted By JaccoW

Ordered some stainless steel bolts and pop-rivets...

Ordered some stainless steel bolts and pop-rivets in different sizes. Makes for a nicer build than mixing and matching things.
http://i.imgur.com/Ra2P549h.jpg (https://imgur.com/Ra2P549)
12-13-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By JaccoW

Look we can't help it that most bikes were...

Look we can't help it that most bikes were designed around tiny people okay? :p
*Mounts 66cm (26 inch) frame and rides off.*
12-12-19, 01:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

cudak888 Thanks, they're Gilles Berthoud...

cudak888 Thanks, they're Gilles Berthoud stainless steel fenders in the 700C 50mm wide long version. (Link...
12-11-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By JaccoW

Sorry, I should have mentioned we swapped this...

Sorry, I should have mentioned we swapped this around for the Nitto stem with bullhorns where he rides mostly in the "hoods". Don't have a good picture but I could ask if he can make one to see how...
12-11-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

And some outside beauty shots. :D Getting...

And some outside beauty shots. :D

Getting some decent 'Porteur' vibes here.

http://i.imgur.com/SYw3GtT.jpg (https://imgur.com/SYw3GtT)
http://i.imgur.com/CmX2orH.jpg (https://imgur.com/CmX2orH)
12-11-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By JaccoW

Welp, seems like I may have found a good solution...

Welp, seems like I may have found a good solution to the wheel problem:
Wheelset: bc basic Mavic A 319 + Shutter Precision PL-8/Shimano XT M8000 28" Wheelset...
12-11-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 96,347
Posted By JaccoW

Planning an upgrade and rebuild with modern parts...

Planning an upgrade and rebuild with modern parts of a 1996 Koga-Miyata GentsTour for a friend. (original brochure (https://i.imgur.com/U5Kcp8f.png))

Started a thread on it in the Bicycle...
12-11-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By JaccoW

Upgrading a 1996 Koga-Miyata GentsTour

I'd like to have some feedback on a planned 1x11 build for a friend of mine. :)

Story:
Last summer I sold a friend a Koga-Miyata GentsTour bike that I build up from a bare frame with some parts I...
12-08-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,408
Views: 96,347
Posted By JaccoW

This summer I sold a good friend a Koga-Miyata...

This summer I sold a good friend a Koga-Miyata GentsTour bike that I built up using parts I had laying around for a cheap long distance tourer. The GentsTour is a Hardtlite FM-1 splined triple butted...
12-07-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 126,423
Posted By JaccoW

Sat next to a lady riding a Bridgestone...

Sat next to a lady riding a Bridgestone Submariner mixte at the traffic light. That stainless lugged frame stands out!
12-06-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,710
Views: 217,731
Posted By JaccoW

Swapped a handlebar and mounted fenders and...

Swapped a handlebar and mounted fenders and mudflaps. :)

http://i.imgur.com/oj9kHD7h.jpg (https://imgur.com/oj9kHD7)
http://i.imgur.com/JY2jgJ0h.jpg (https://imgur.com/JY2jgJ0)
12-06-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Short update from a stormy Dutch evening; ...

Short update from a stormy Dutch evening;

Girlfriend was away so I had free reign of the house could sneak in the bike to work on it.

The stainless steel Berthoud fenders were a breeze to mount...
12-05-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By JaccoW

Simworks Nissen stainless clear brown shifter...

Simworks Nissen stainless clear brown shifter cable (https://www.sim.works/collections/simworks-by-nissen/products/stainless-outer-cable-for-shift?variant=14771806502964). They also have one for...
12-04-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By JaccoW

Rehosted some of the pictures. ...

Rehosted some of the pictures.
http://i.imgur.com/e2Ha77k.jpg (https://imgur.com/e2Ha77k)
http://i.imgur.com/8U8nN0P.jpg (https://imgur.com/8U8nN0P)
http://i.imgur.com/UriNmL1.jpg...
12-04-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,915
Posted By JaccoW

Cut the cable housing too short AND forget you...

Cut the cable housing too short AND forget you still had the brake cable in there... which is now too short.
12-04-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Check out DHPflaumer on the forum he has them on...

Check out DHPflaumer on the forum he has them on his bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/21176856-post17.html) with a nice bit of patina.
12-04-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

True, but they certainly have some great...

True, but they certainly have some great collaborations. Their Simworks x Panaracer 'Homage' tire...
Forum: Touring
12-04-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By JaccoW

Older picture, more details here...

Older picture, more details here (https://www.bikeforums.net/20898561-post145.html). Nowadays there is also a Park Tools CT-5 chain tool in here.

http://i.imgur.com/plbdNmEh.jpg...
12-04-19, 02:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Maybe but probably not. :P I suspect this is...

Maybe but probably not. :P

I suspect this is high-quality Japanese Engrish when I read some of their other descriptions. If you ever watch Japanese movies or anime you'll recognize the sometimes...
12-03-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Sturmey has a wide variety of shifters for this...

Sturmey has a wide variety of shifters for this particular hub. The HSJ958 Trigger shifter, HSJ979 twist shifter, HSJ960 metal Bar-end shifter, HSJ959 metal thumb shifter, HSJ982 metal downtube...
12-02-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah I believe it might be this story...

Yeah I believe it might be this story (https://cyclingtips.com/2019/03/knipex-pliers-cone-wrench/). They used Electical Discharge Machining though as it didn't damage the hardening of the steel. It...
12-02-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By JaccoW

27mm. I have one and I love it. ;) Combined...

27mm. I have one and I love it. ;)
Combined with a small ratchet tool or the Swiss Tool bicycle tool I have most of what I need.

http://i.imgur.com/4sz3geeh.jpg (https://imgur.com/4sz3gee)
...
12-02-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,041
Posted By JaccoW

Being taller and living in a country with tall...

Being taller and living in a country with tall people I prefer taller frames. My very first response to the above bike is "what the hell is wrong with that head tube?"

A size 54 frame is usually...
12-01-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

None so far but I have only tried it for a short...

None so far but I have only tried it for a short lap today. And most of the shifting problems with these hubs are with different shifters AFAIK.

Just take your time and keep the exploded diagram...
12-01-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Just hot water, dish soap and some vinegar if...

Just hot water, dish soap and some vinegar if necessary. Rinse and repeat a few times if necessary. And if it's really thick just scrub it a little bit and put it back in a couple more times.

What...
12-01-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,525
Posted By JaccoW

Rigged up the brakes and put in a placeholder...

Rigged up the brakes and put in a placeholder drum-brake front wheel to see how it rides so far. The anwer is; not bad at all. Though the reversed (compared to Shimano) twist shifter is kind of...
12-01-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By JaccoW

Going to visit a friend in another town for her...

Going to visit a friend in another town for her birthday. It's 4°C (40°F) right now but by the time we go back in the dark it's probably closer to 0-2°C (35°F). Should be a nice ride. :)
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