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03-26-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Clean, lube, new to the bike tires& test ride for...

Clean, lube, new to the bike tires& test ride for about hour this morning.

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03-25-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Mostly just surface dirt. ...

Mostly just surface dirt.


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03-24-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Just regular> This is C&V after all.

Just regular> This is C&V after all.
03-24-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Sure. Shoot me a pm. I am around all weekend.

Sure. Shoot me a pm. I am around all weekend.
03-24-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Not sure yet. I didn;t expect to have to really...

Not sure yet. I didn;t expect to have to really consider it! Have to go over it but also decide whether or not to keep it. In my mind I am thinking: Wheel re-build the large flanged hubs, triplizer...
03-24-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Yes and I had no intention of really ending up...

Yes and I had no intention of really ending up with it!
03-24-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,010
Posted By fender1

Bushmills + Ebay= Raleigh International

Spotted this on Ebay after a few adult beverages.It was a local pickup only, and a BIN/ make an offer, so I threw a 50% offer in for my own entertainment……

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03-24-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,079
Posted By fender1

I am running 35ís on both my bikes. They feel...

I am running 35ís on both my bikes. They feel good.

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03-18-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20,158
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Posted By fender1

Did 35 miles mix of trails and roads. Constant...

Did 35 miles mix of trails and roads. Constant headwinds.

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03-17-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By fender1

Unrelated to Grand Bois but another interesting...

Unrelated to Grand Bois but another interesting data point regarding buying direct from a Japanese supplier:

I bought a Sugino, Alpina crankset from directly from Sugino. It was at my house,...
03-11-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By fender1

Very nice! If the saddle is splayed out, maybe...

Very nice! If the saddle is splayed out, maybe try punching a few holes and lacing it up? I have done it to mine and in addition to making it a bit stiffer, it reduces the profile of the skirts and...
03-04-23, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By fender1

I also have a B17 Select, which was made with...

I also have a B17 Select, which was made with leather almost 5mm thick, if I am remembering it right.

You'll notice that this one has not been laced because it has not sagged after many miles....
03-04-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By fender1

I find the Pro model uncomfortable. I have had...

I find the Pro model uncomfortable. I have had over a dozen to try as I flipped a number of vintage bikes over the years.

I like the B17 Champion Special. When they start to sag, I punch a few...
03-02-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By fender1

Just wanna say if you have an early 1980's...

Just wanna say if you have an early 1980's Schwinn Voyageur and you are doing a 27 inch to 700c conversion, these are the brakes you need.
02-19-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By fender1

MAFAC Competition Brakes

These have an adjustable reach. Max reach for the rear was about 61mm.

New Kool Stop pads, new straddle wires, new Rene Herse pad holders w/ pre- toed washers.

Straddle wire hangers and some...
02-11-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,040
Posted By fender1

If you want it too, sure. Looking at my local CL...

If you want it too, sure. Looking at my local CL & FB Marketplace, the tide is out on vintage bikes. Given the popularity of e-bikes, anything without and engine and disc brakes will be seen as no...
01-23-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,942
Posted By fender1

I had a custom steel stem made to match my road...

I had a custom steel stem made to match my road bike.

I have yet to install it as it weighs more than double the aluminum one thatís on there!

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01-19-23, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By fender1

Nice! Did Curtis let you go upstairs? Even more...

Nice! Did Curtis let you go upstairs? Even more stuff that's hard to believe!
01-13-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,094
Posted By fender1

I have found their wheels to fine out of the...

I have found their wheels to fine out of the box. I would ride them for a couple of hundred miles check them at that point and if they need a touch up, then I would drop them off at the shop.
01-13-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,094
Posted By fender1

FWIW, I have purchased few sets of wheels from...

FWIW, I have purchased few sets of wheels from Velomine over the years and always had a good experience.
01-11-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By fender1

Just wait until they are "re-issued" by Rene...

Just wait until they are "re-issued" by Rene Herse!
01-10-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By fender1

That is the "AIG" of bailout gears!

That is the "AIG" of bailout gears!
01-09-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By fender1

Bici Veloce as I mentioned in my PM you are...

Bici Veloce as I mentioned in my PM you are welcome to this freehub if it works for you.

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01-08-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By fender1

^&& Speed Uniglide Compatibility?

Question for those who might know: Can you use a 7 speed Uniglide free hub body with 6 speeds? The reason I ask is that I am selling one in the classifieds and a potential buyer would like to use the...
01-06-23, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,490
Posted By fender1

Thanks cudak888 Great work and clearly, the...

Thanks cudak888 Great work and clearly, the socks and sandals are your superpower! :D
01-01-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By fender1

FS: Shimano 600 Uniglide Hubset & Cassette

Selling this set, including the hard to find spoke protector! ;-)

Hubs are 36/36, 126 spacing. They have been serviced and all bearing surfaces are in great shape.

Cassette looks to have been...
12-29-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By fender1

Bianchi Professional: Chainstay Indentation?

I recently picked up this incomplete Bianchi Professional (no wheels or saddle/seat post) and while cleaning noticed drive side chain stay is different than the non-drive side.

Anyone know what...
12-23-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,032
Posted By fender1

I guess if you have to explain a failed attempt...

I guess if you have to explain a failed attempt at humor, it wasn't that funny to begin with!
12-21-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,836
Posted By fender1

This is how younger forum members get deals to...

This is how younger forum members get deals to post about! Cycle of life my friend. Pun intendedÖ.
12-21-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,032
Posted By fender1

Cold set to 135 Shimano Acera 9 speed "Gruppo" ...

Cold set to 135
Shimano Acera 9 speed "Gruppo"
650 a Wheels with Tannus Solid tires
Store in basement and post lots of conversion pics on the internet
12-20-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,708
Posted By fender1

This thread encapsulates everything I love about...

This thread encapsulates everything I love about C&V.
12-16-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,640
Posted By fender1

My upstairs bathroom. Its 1929 OEM. I started 13...

My upstairs bathroom. Its 1929 OEM. I started 13 years ago but with only one full bath and 4 people, there has never been enough time to replace the whole thing.....
12-16-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By fender1

Thanks! I asked the builder for a green that made...

Thanks! I asked the builder for a green that made you think of a vintage Schwinn or Trek. It was his choice and I had no idea what he chose before it showed up and unpacked it! I was happy with his...
12-16-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By fender1

How many speed rear? I switched from bar ends to...

How many speed rear? I switched from bar ends to brifters for the reason you mention. I am running 10 speed and found the 105 level Shimano brifters work great.

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12-14-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,450
Posted By fender1

I had luck softening a Brooks Pro (small rivet) a...

I had luck softening a Brooks Pro (small rivet) a few years back by first applying Obenauff's on the top and bottom. Then I let it sit on my heating pipes in my basement for 2 days. I have hot water...
12-14-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,496
Posted By fender1

Excerpt from a conversation on the same topic...

Excerpt from a conversation on the same topic from google groups i-bob list:https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a/default-user=s40-cJan Heine
Bill,


You owe somebody $ 5. It's not a typo... For...
12-13-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,496
Posted By fender1

Hang around here for a bit longer and you will...

Hang around here for a bit longer and you will see they both (Heine & Petersen) are both regularly vilified in this forum pretty regularly.
12-13-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,496
Posted By fender1

He is the "new" Grant Petersen.

He is the "new" Grant Petersen.
12-12-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,257
Posted By fender1

Great build and glad you are enjoying it. This is...

Great build and glad you are enjoying it. This is what it looked like when I got from the sellerís garage:

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12-12-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 10,496
Posted By fender1

I like their tires and the support that has been...

I like their tires and the support that has been shown for maintaining older technologies or niche items (center pull brakes, fenders, lights etc.) but this seems even further disconnected from...
12-06-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By fender1

I saw it there as well. Very nice! The...

I saw it there as well. Very nice!

The Chapman stuff at the expo was awesome as well. I enjoy following the Chapman Instagram. Always something being made and very interesting.
12-05-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By fender1

SOLD! Thanks all!

SOLD! Thanks all!
12-05-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 636
Posted By fender1

Do Rivendell Thumbies index or are they friction?...

Do Rivendell Thumbies index or are they friction? Either way, put the stuff on the bike that makes you want to ride it.
12-05-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,187
Posted By fender1

I am going to be the outlier here and say that I...

I am going to be the outlier here and say that I would not pay a premium for Paul center pulls. I had them on the same bike, nutted mount and brazed on. In both case I felt they were less responsive...
12-05-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,302
Posted By fender1

I have gotten down to 4 bikes. #1 is set up...

I have gotten down to 4 bikes.

#1 is set up with fenders, lights and a rack.
#2 is basically the same as #1 minus, the fenders, lights and rack.
#3 is a vintage mountain bike for rail trail...
12-05-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20,158
Views: 2,584,526
Posted By fender1

Sunday Ride. ...

Sunday Ride.


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12-03-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By fender1

SOLD! Thanks all.

SOLD! Thanks all.
12-02-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By fender1

SOLD, pending payment. Thanks all.

SOLD, pending payment. Thanks all.
12-02-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By fender1

1971 Gitane Super Corsa 60CM: Your Next Winter Project?

Purchased from the original owners son, this 1971 Gitake Super Corsa is complete (minus bar tape, cables/housings and tires) and pretty much original, as far as I can tell.
The seller told me his...
12-02-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By fender1

1971 Raleigh International 61cm: Your next Winter Project?

Purchased from the original owners son, this 1971 International is complete (minus bar tape, cables/housings and tires) and pretty much original, as far as I can tell.
The seller told me his father...
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