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06-24-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By oneclick

They don't. Or if they do, it's not by...

They don't.

Or if they do, it's not by design, and only successful by chance.

The races are cones. To provide alignment there must be a pair of (sections of) spherical surfaces.
06-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By oneclick

1974 Torpado mixte

Just arrived - a frame, fork, wheels, and brakes. This was one of those deals where shipping was more then the bike.

I know it's a 1974:
...
06-23-22, 02:21 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,551
Posted By oneclick

I used an LBS for a distance purchase; worked out perfectly

I persuaded a seller to take a frame/fork/wheels/parts to a bike shop local to him and they packed and arranged shipping.

This post is to say what a great job they did. The shop is Cycles CL in...
06-22-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By oneclick

I took a couple off without the tool, used a...

I took a couple off without the tool, used a jubilee clip to get an equal grip all around, and used an adjustable spanner against the worm, no trouble.

In hindsight I would been fine with...
06-20-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By oneclick

Swiss threading is 35x1 and fixed cup left-hand. ...

Swiss threading is 35x1 and fixed cup left-hand.

Check that the adjustable cup fits, if it does, Swiss is what you need.
06-20-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By oneclick

Have you looked here: ...

Have you looked here:

https://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_serials.html

as your number matches the "Convention 2" pattern for 1953.
06-19-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,240
Posted By oneclick

Larger version called "clubmans" for motor-bikes....

Larger version called "clubmans" for motor-bikes.

Slightly more deco was to get the very shortest chopper Z-bars and mount them upside down.
06-17-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 69,601
Views: 11,294,981
Posted By oneclick

It's not. Look at the "1" stamped in the rusty...

It's not. Look at the "1" stamped in the rusty spot - you can see the rust is only on the surface.
06-17-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 409
Posted By oneclick

Likely yes. Check for cracks, if none, drill...

Likely yes.

Check for cracks, if none, drill (a) hole(s) at the top of the expansion slot(s) and bring it back to life.
06-17-22, 01:54 AM
Replies: 69,601
Views: 11,294,981
Posted By oneclick

I think that means the shifters need that single...

I think that means the shifters need that single square boss on the top of the downtube.

Still a good deal for the mechs alone.
06-17-22, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By oneclick

Pedals are not for me - next? (Unless...

Pedals are not for me - next?

(Unless someone will buy them for me (I pay) and post them up here to the Great White North...)
06-16-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,240
Posted By oneclick

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that...

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that (so did Frejus but the stay tops look different).
06-16-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By oneclick

Some intangibles are more valuable than money.

Some intangibles are more valuable than money.
06-16-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By oneclick

pm on pedals

pm on pedals
06-16-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By oneclick

If have a locknut (and the skill to use it) you...

If have a locknut (and the skill to use it) you don't need threads in any particular direction to prevent precession [1].

Indeed, if a threaded fastener is large enough to have sufficient torque...
06-16-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By oneclick

Pedals with TWO left-hand threads

Just in case anyone else gets caught by this manufacturing stupidity - the left-hand version of this pedal (VP398T, shown below) is completely normal - left-hand threads go in the crank,...
06-16-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 695
Posted By oneclick

5 minutes with a jeweler's file will make a slot...

5 minutes with a jeweler's file will make a slot in the ear, then you won't have to worry about needing a bespoke bolt.
06-16-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By oneclick

SA three-speed with brake question.

Will a standard AW set of internals fit in the three-speed-with-brake AB hub?

(asking for a friend...)
06-16-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By oneclick

Thread test tool

Was reading another thread with yet another how-do-I-tell-if-it's-metric issue, and thought i should post this.
A while ago I had to shorten an imperial-threaded fork, and saved the bit that got cut...
06-16-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By oneclick

I've been struck by how much better the braking...

I've been struck by how much better the braking is on a recent build with Racers and Mafac levers compared to another recent build with Universal centrepulls and levers. The Mafacs I can get really...
06-16-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By oneclick

That's really odd. I clicked my own link (a...

That's really odd.

I clicked my own link (a copy-and-paste from the address bar), and no connect.

BUT if I go to "www-dot-pedaling-dot-org" it loads, and the Brooks archive is in a panel about...
06-16-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By oneclick

(After inspection) I'd be inquiring how much it...

(After inspection) I'd be inquiring how much it would cost to have it fixed - that's a pretty good frame otherwise.
06-16-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By oneclick

Run it over. The tab is supposed to rest...

Run it over.

The tab is supposed to rest against the bb shell - loosen it (and the mech cables) and slide it down until it does..
06-16-22, 04:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 695
Posted By oneclick

Re FW threads - If the has a groove machined...

Re FW threads - If the has a groove machined around the section of the flange to which the freewheel attaches, it's imperial threaded.

Re the binder bolt - if you cannot find one with a longer...
06-15-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By oneclick

...still looking...

...still looking...
06-15-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By oneclick

I'd be REALLY worried about those apparent cracks...

I'd be REALLY worried about those apparent cracks and bridge separation

Strip the paint from that area and have a good look.
06-15-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By oneclick

Found on the net - "Brooks Archive"

Was searching for info and found this site - about 30 Brooks catalogues dating from 1899 to 2008.

BROOKS BIKE SADDLES HISTORY (http://pedaling.org/brooks-brand.html)

worth bookmarking...
06-14-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By oneclick

Take a seatpost bolt female bit, drill it out and...

Take a seatpost bolt female bit, drill it out and file the tang off, file the outermost surface flat, and cut the shank to fit.
06-14-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 770
Posted By oneclick

I had a steel frame soda-blasted and then...

I had a steel frame soda-blasted and then powder-coated clear about 10 years ago - it looks like this now:

...
06-14-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By oneclick

I don't see why they wouldn't, unless the bushing...

I don't see why they wouldn't, unless the bushing doesn't fit.

The two cable-ends of the arms will be farther apart from each other, so the straddle length might need adjusting, but the mechanical...
06-14-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By oneclick

Tap that hole, put a bit of aluminium screw...

Tap that hole, put a bit of aluminium screw through, just long enough to go through and let you peen both ends. You do that enough to distort the threads below the surfaces of the hole (so the bit...
06-13-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

The way the twist keeps the strap in place is...

The way the twist keeps the strap in place is that the slots make little nicks in the edge of the strap, where the twist makes the edge hit the slot at an angle. It's not that the slot is tight on...
06-13-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

Sorry - I thought you were suggesting a...

Sorry - I thought you were suggesting a half-twist; only works with fabric straps.

As you were, then.
06-13-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

True. The position of the smooth side and...

True.

The position of the smooth side and the rough side of the leather strap, however, is.
06-13-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,963
Views: 525,808
Posted By oneclick

pm'd on that stronglight bb...

pm'd on that stronglight bb...
06-13-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

The strap's leather - if he doesn't get a full...

The strap's leather - if he doesn't get a full twist the buckle will bite the wrong side.
06-13-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By oneclick

Under - and a full twist. It's not perfect, but...

Under - and a full twist. It's not perfect, but you have an outer slot in the cage, that'll do.

And yes, inside the tab, to keep the strap from rubbing the crank.
06-13-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By oneclick

The fundamental misunderstanding of most if not...

The fundamental misunderstanding of most if not all of these ideas is that somehow if one could only get the rider to apply more muscular power to the bicycle drive-train you'd get better results.
...
06-13-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By oneclick

www.nkilgariff.com (The late Norman...

www.nkilgariff.com

(The late Norman Kilgariff's site, which you should visit if you have not yet) - a sample:
...
06-06-22, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By oneclick

pm on tyre, campy hub, toe clips, maybe freewheel.

pm on tyre, campy hub, toe clips, maybe freewheel.
06-06-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 859
Posted By oneclick

Better, right after purchase. I ordered a pair...

Better, right after purchase. I ordered a pair of 650B and they waited until the bike was ready.

Finally mounted them, one has a bloddy great lump where the casing has some sort of defect.
06-05-22, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By oneclick

I agree that it's rideable. A lot of those...

I agree that it's rideable.

A lot of those scratches look as though the metal was displaced to the edges of the scratch rather than removed. I'd take a bit of steel with a smooth curved surface...
06-04-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 234,916
Posted By oneclick

Frame in Montreal, I'm not.

A frame and wheels, seller might say yes if I can arrange packing & shipping. I pay all costs+
06-04-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,551
Posted By oneclick

Facilitation in Montreal?

There's a frame & wheels I'd like to buy, the seller might say yes if I can arrange packing & shipping. I pay all costs+.

Figured I'd post here as well as the facilitation thread - target your...
06-04-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By oneclick

This may be illuminating: ...

This may be illuminating:

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-023/000.html
06-03-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By oneclick

(cough cough) That'd be me. There might be...

(cough cough) That'd be me.

There might be one on the bench somewhere; and perhaps I'll make a few more sets, most of them went pretty quickly.
06-02-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By oneclick

Fuji (?) ID?

This at the local co-op:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/img_20220526_200112s_0917a5c4dee8a58ec6fc4eb941a241623f1fd563.jpg...
06-02-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By oneclick

The search for Lagoon Blue

["Lagoon Blue" is a colour used on Raleigh lighweights]

I had a Gran Sport with a lot of small nicks to work on and tried colour-matching with various mixes of modeler's paints, not much success;...
05-31-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By oneclick

Suntour "Blueline" BL (3200)/BL s (3600) part numbers?

I have a BL3200 with aout the tension spring. I tried a V spring (26317021) and it almost worked, but there was just a bit of binding and none in it's own housing, so it's not right,

I looked a...
05-30-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By oneclick

These are those white sort-of hard rubber hoods,...

These are those white sort-of hard rubber hoods, correct?

Hot - HOT water. So hot you need gloves to hold the hoods after they've been in it 5 minutes. Dump the whole lever in to get them off,...
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