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10-15-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By JaccoW

Just lace them to a 28-hole carbon rim. Problem...

Just lace them to a 28-hole carbon rim. Problem solved. :P
10-15-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By JaccoW

I hear you, though when I check Marktplaats and...

I hear you, though when I check Marktplaats and just filter for 65cm or taller gentlemen's bikes there often a good selection all over the country. Roughly 300+ right now.

If you like tall...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By JaccoW

Sounds plausible, they do say that tyres between...

Sounds plausible, they do say that tyres between 23-40mm should work on them. I also have the TB14's on a randonneur bike with 35-622 tyres which really measure as 35mm wide when mounted.
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Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By JaccoW

I have 37-622 Schwalbe's on an H+Son Archetype....

I have 37-622 Schwalbe's on an H+Son Archetype. They seem to do alright.

I do recall running 22mm rim tape in them so I'm not sure they really are that narrow.
10-15-19, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 281
Posted By JaccoW

I'm guessing you're looking for a rim brake...

I'm guessing you're looking for a rim brake 3-speed?
There are plenty of Dutch bikes like that in similar sizes, all the way up to 63, 66 or even 70cm frames (25, 26 or 27.5 inches).

Finding one...
10-13-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By JaccoW

You sound like a good candidate for a dynamo...

You sound like a good candidate for a dynamo setup. A dynamo hub (Shimano, SP or SON) if you don't mind rebuilding your wheel or a modern rim dynamo (Velogical)...
10-13-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By JaccoW

I would suggest asking the folks over at the...

I would suggest asking the folks over at the Commuting subforum (https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/) but my advice wouls be to stop being a weigh weeny and buy a lock that is strong enough to lead...
10-13-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By JaccoW

A few years ago when I started out on this C&V...

A few years ago when I started out on this C&V journey I built up a Gazelle Grand Tourist to be a drop-bar, drum brake, 3-speed IGH with 2 sprockets monstrosity.
It looked great and virtually...
10-12-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By JaccoW

They still make and sell those. I've seen them...

They still make and sell those. I've seen them used a few times around here but most people prefer an actual child carrier in the front. Kinder buiszadel...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By JaccoW

I have been using a lower end model on my...

I have been using a lower end model on my commuter the past 10 13 years. And while the rear IGH has worn out at 30,000-40,000km (18,000-25,000 miles) the front is still going strong.
No maintenance...
10-08-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 177,137
Posted By JaccoW

Because the Shimano 8-speed hub was spitting...

Because the Shimano 8-speed hub was spitting teeth and coughing up blood on my Gazelle commuter I decided to swap everything out with the 7-speed hub from the SilverAce.
Took a bit of fiddling but...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By JaccoW

I might be able to do that but not this week. ...

I might be able to do that but not this week.

This is what they look like on the tyre:
http://i.imgur.com/89qOYwfh.jpg (https://imgur.com/89qOYwf)

And with flash on:...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By JaccoW

I won't buy tyres if they don't have reflective...

I won't buy tyres if they don't have reflective sidewalls. Which is a slight issue if you want something a bit lighter or more like "skinwalls".
Sticking reflective tape on your bike or spokes...
10-06-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,187
Posted By JaccoW

Back in 2009, the Gazelle Orange Excellent. The...

Back in 2009, the Gazelle Orange Excellent. The rear hub is on its last legs by now but I've done well over 40,000km (~25,000miles) on it and it is rated for 30,000km (~18,000 miles) so it had a good...
10-06-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,837
Posted By JaccoW

Don't you know only children and tiny people ride...

Don't you know only children and tiny people ride 26 inch wheels around here? ;)

If you can tell me which model is on the Whale I could try getting my hands on the rear mounting bracket.
Shoot me...
10-05-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Yes that looks very similar to what's on this...

Yes that looks very similar to what's on this bike here. Should offer a fairly direct mount for most Dutch chainguards.


Thanks. :)

I'll keep posting updates here. Did a quick calculation on...
10-05-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,837
Posted By JaccoW

I'm okay with facilitating some of these parts if...

I'm okay with facilitating some of these parts if you want. The levers shouldn't be a problem and a full chaincase isn't that expensive either. The larger size might make shipping costly though....
10-04-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah pretty much. ...

Yeah pretty much.
http://i.imgur.com/zMCpsBKh.jpg (https://imgur.com/zMCpsBK)

The red dots are screws or screw holes.
In green you see both brackets that attach the chaincase to the frame.
The...
10-04-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Ah yes, I forgot to shoot an in-between image....

Ah yes, I forgot to shoot an in-between image. Basically there is a single screw on the back of the chainstay that mounts a small bracket. So the front is resting on the metal bracket that is mounted...
10-03-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Brought the bike back from the shop today....

Brought the bike back from the shop today. Everything was clean and now the bottom bracket was a lot easier to insert.

I also took the rear carrier from the RoadAce and put it on here.
...
09-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By JaccoW

Oi, we were there first! Fun fact, the...

Oi, we were there first!

Fun fact, the Netherlands has 32 times the number of people of Canada's NL, in about 8% of the total land area. :D

On-topic: I'm pretty sure this is a Dutch-market...
09-30-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,837
Posted By JaccoW

Starting to look whole bike again. Looks good!...

Starting to look whole bike again. Looks good! :thumb:

I agree the black levers don't do much for the bike, silver ones would look better.
The BLS92 would look a bit modern still but not bad.
...
09-30-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

I just asked them to tap the threading. Facing...

I just asked them to tap the threading. Facing the shell isn't as necessary on square taper and since this frame will spend quite some time outdoor I don't want to risk the rust.
Even with proper...
09-30-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a Dutch-built Raleigh Competition to...

Looks like a Dutch-built Raleigh Competition to me. ;)

The dead giveaway would be engraving near the headbadge or the top of the seattube. Usually a Dutch postal code.
Another one to look for is...
09-30-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By JaccoW

Gazelle was known for building Raleigh bikes at...

Gazelle was known for building Raleigh bikes at the time as they were part of the same group.

In fact, I shipped a very similar Raleigh Competition from the Netherlands to the US earlier this year...
09-29-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By JaccoW

Remove the axle screw and you can lift the entire...

Remove the axle screw and you can lift the entire brake assembly in one piece. You can use a wrench on the inside and one on the outside to undo it.
09-29-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah the bracket is for the rear. It looks like...

Yeah the bracket is for the rear. It looks like you have a model that relies on a hook on the frame for some reason?

I have an older rear hub here that looks similar and also lacks a hook....
09-27-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Got some small parts in to properly mount the...

Got some small parts in to properly mount the wheel. Most notably the bolts for the axle. Turns out the 5-speed uses a different sized bolt that the older 3-speeds.
http://i.imgur.com/yZtOHUKh.jpg...
09-27-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! And to anwer your question in the PM,...

Thanks! And to anwer your question in the PM, there's a whole thread out there; Shine up those Mafac Racers (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1153807-shine-up-those-mafac-racers-2.html).
...
09-27-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By JaccoW

I once spent an entire day drilling a stainless...

I once spent an entire day drilling a stainless steel front rack to hide the cables going to the front light. Drilling small diameter tubing is annoying. If it is stainless steel it becomes next to...
09-27-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 443,926
Posted By JaccoW

Various bits and pieces for a Sturmey Archer hub...

Various bits and pieces for a Sturmey Archer hub + bottom bracket and chain.
Unfortunately I didn't pay attention and I ordered a 3/32 singlespeed chain instead of 1/8 size that I needed...
...
09-25-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,814
Posted By JaccoW

Girlfriend is away this weekend so I might be...

Girlfriend is away this weekend so I might be able to sneak the bike in here to make some pictures in front of the Harbeth speakers and Thorens turntable.
09-25-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,004
Posted By JaccoW

You can even buy a replacement clamp for the IQ-X...

You can even buy a replacement clamp for the IQ-X for just a few bucks. B+M Lumotec clamp for IQ-X (https://www.rosebikes.co.uk/b-m-clamp-for-lumotec-iq-x-headlight-2658060)
09-24-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,004
Posted By JaccoW

It's a cheaper, smaller version of the IQ-X,...

It's a cheaper, smaller version of the IQ-X, hence the XS name. But they both have the same plastic mount, just like the Cyo. I have had the latter on my commuter for the past couple of years and...
09-23-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21,540
Views: 2,173,305
Posted By JaccoW

That would be a good option... were it not for...

That would be a good option... were it not for them not selling it anymore. :(

"This article is no longer sold!"

40H rims are really rare nowadays.

I've found the Japanese Grand Bois with...
09-23-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 177,137
Posted By JaccoW

Tiny wrenching today while I wait for the new...

Tiny wrenching today while I wait for the new bottom bracket.

Brass self-extracting bolts and MKS pedals. :)

http://i.imgur.com/hpFbstmh.jpg (https://imgur.com/hpFbstm)
09-23-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Still waiting for the bottom bracket... but I can...

Still waiting for the bottom bracket... but I can assemble the cranks already right? :P

http://i.imgur.com/hpFbstm.jpg (https://imgur.com/hpFbstm)
09-23-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By JaccoW

I love mine with it's 52/42/26T setup. I could...

I love mine with it's 52/42/26T setup. I could probably get it to work as a 48/26T with the right derailleur and have a really great high-low setup.

The cranks are rare but not impossible to get....
09-23-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By JaccoW

And be very aware that many vintage Stronglight...

And be very aware that many vintage Stronglight 49D or Spécialités TA cranks require different crank pullers. 23.35mm for the Stronglight and 23mm for the TA. Modern cranks use 22mm.

Another...
Forum: Touring
09-23-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,771
Posted By JaccoW

I ride along the coast quite often in the...

I ride along the coast quite often in the Netherlands and its always a crapshoot if I have a headwind going North or if it even stays the same on the way down South or the other way around....
09-21-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Lol, never thought of that. XD Sure ,I'll...

Lol, never thought of that. XD

Sure ,I'll probably build up the chain case again next weekend. As for the tab, I think most full chaincase designs have a double tab that gets mounted between the...
09-20-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 443,926
Posted By JaccoW

Got an (expensive due to import duty and taxes)...

Got an (expensive due to import duty and taxes) package from Japan today. :)
http://i.imgur.com/Ok61rauh.jpg (https://imgur.com/Ok61rau)
http://i.imgur.com/5M0l98Eh.jpg (https://imgur.com/5M0l98E)...
09-20-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

noglider I have a vintage pair of Weinmann's on...

noglider I have a vintage pair of Weinmann's on my Batavus and a modern pair of Berthoud's on the Gazelle Lausanne (https://i.imgur.com/KvgC5d0.jpg).


The (expensive) package from Japan came in...
09-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By JaccoW

Very nice looking bike Salubrious. What's the...

Very nice looking bike Salubrious. What's the status now, 4 years later?
09-19-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By JaccoW

Period correctness? Not something I worry about...

Period correctness? Not something I worry about at all. While I do try to keep the styling as "classic" as possible I have absolutely no qualms about putting modern components on if they don't spoil...
09-18-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By JaccoW

Very cool! Interesting solution with those...

Very cool!

Interesting solution with those Specialites TA rings. Better keep that front derailleur well adjusted.
09-18-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

Whelp, I should probably start saving up for the...

Whelp, I should probably start saving up for the import taxes I probably have to pay when the pedals (and other accoutrements) come in. Tracking shows it is being held up by customs so that will be a...
09-18-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,004
Posted By JaccoW

This is the kind of engineering I like! I'd love...

This is the kind of engineering I like! I'd love to hear how it works for you.
I will be buying a Cyo Premium soon but for a city commuter so floodlights are not necessary.

The handlebar mount...
09-18-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By JaccoW

Either zip tie it to the rest of your cables or...

Either zip tie it to the rest of your cables or take the plunge and run it inside your frame for that really clean look.
09-17-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By JaccoW

The ones I've seen in person seem to fare pretty...

The ones I've seen in person seem to fare pretty well. There were some spots on my own hub but nothing too bad.
I have however, seen some pretty bad examples from second-hand sellers. Though I...
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