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08-05-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By dedhed

Chainstays get dimpled all the time for...

Chainstays get dimpled all the time for tire/chain ring clearance. Just Say'n
08-02-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By dedhed

Doesn't look like a Raleigh fork or lock....

Doesn't look like a Raleigh fork or lock. Interesting rod brake style controls actuating cables. Another place to check is "The CABE"
08-01-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By dedhed

Metal chaincase? Sounds like some sort of...

Metal chaincase? Sounds like some sort of Raleigh. does the fork resemble this one?

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1036729-1958-raleigh-canadian-anyone-ever-seen-one-these.html
07-31-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/great-lakes/1178418-chi...

https://www.bikeforums.net/great-lakes/1178418-chicago-area-bike-trail-list.html

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/great-lakes/1218487-illinois-prairie-path.html
07-28-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By dedhed

BB type, headset type, rear spacing, QR vs thru...

BB type, headset type, rear spacing, QR vs thru axle, brake type/mount/reach, seatpost size/shape.
From my experience, depending on age of broken bike, you will be getting a newer frame rather than...
07-26-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,695
Posted By dedhed

9 speed shimano mt RD are readily available that...

9 speed shimano mt RD are readily available that there is no reason to run something else
07-25-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By dedhed

Either battery or dynamo/generator riven lamps...

Either battery or dynamo/generator riven lamps can be mounted.
...
07-22-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By dedhed

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Like this.
07-22-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By dedhed

1984 catalog only shows the LeTour models using...

1984 catalog only shows the LeTour models using the suntour top mount levers. No others would have the correct braze on for them.
07-22-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By dedhed

If it sounds too good to be true....

If it sounds too good to be true....
07-21-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 998
Posted By dedhed

More often,"We can order that for you"

More often,"We can order that for you"
07-21-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By dedhed

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Some are more stubborn than others.
07-21-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By dedhed

Value is only determined by what a willing buyer...

Value is only determined by what a willing buyer will pay.
07-17-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,150
Posted By dedhed

It's spelled "Didactic"

It's spelled "Didactic"
07-11-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 335
Posted By dedhed

Aican and bdop make drop pad holders, but...

Aican and bdop make drop pad holders, but honestly that bike isn't worth the expense. Best to junk pick or head to the coop for a used caliper with longer reach.
...
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 412
Posted By dedhed

Last heater core I did I was impressed I had only...

Last heater core I did I was impressed I had only 2 leftover screws when I was done
07-11-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By dedhed

That bracket is a good safety idea if they have...

That bracket is a good safety idea if they have canti brakes.
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 312
Posted By dedhed

I'm happy with the Firestone Destination AT/2 I...

I'm happy with the Firestone Destination AT/2 I put on my 1/2 ton Chevy 4x4. Reasonable ride, quiet, do OK in the snow & ice and logging road into deer camp.
07-10-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,894
Posted By dedhed

The beauty of the old steel bikes is the ability...

The beauty of the old steel bikes is the ability to upgrade/update to newer components, rather than try to replace existing ones if you choose
...
07-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By dedhed

Along those lines you could probably drill & tap...

Along those lines you could probably drill & tap the handle of an internal pipe wrench for some all thread as well.
...
07-09-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By dedhed

Toggle bolt and threaded rod. ...

Toggle bolt and threaded rod.
...
07-08-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By dedhed

While the fork doesn't look bent, something just...

While the fork doesn't look bent, something just looks wrong with it. :)
07-07-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,562
Posted By dedhed

Crap! Does this mean I have to N+1 and get a...

Crap! Does this mean I have to N+1 and get a gravel tractor as well as a lawn one and garden one? Damn Marketing!
07-02-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By dedhed

https://www.performancebike.com/sks-shockboard-and...

https://www.performancebike.com/sks-shockboard-and-shockblade-hardware-kit-10176/p-fthche9cwuzrgqhe
06-30-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By dedhed

You need to spend some time in the US urban inner...

You need to spend some time in the US urban inner city to see the everyday poverty some people live in.
06-30-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By dedhed

That's a question for IT. ...

That's a question for IT.


​​​​​​https://www.microshift.com/contact-us/
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,812
Posted By dedhed

I'm the field tech who has to fix the errors,...

I'm the field tech who has to fix the errors, omissions, and "unanticipated field conditions" of the designers so we can actually build it.
06-26-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By dedhed

And here bonnets and boots are things you wear.

And here bonnets and boots are things you wear.
06-23-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By dedhed

Try being a landlord.

Try being a landlord.
06-22-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 634
Posted By dedhed

The brand you should be looking for is "Used" ...

The brand you should be looking for is "Used"

​​​​​​https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-berlin-trek-mountain-cub-bike/7336471372.html
...
06-20-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 758
Posted By dedhed

Industrial bearing suppliers can get or have in...

Industrial bearing suppliers can get or have in stock loose bearing balls Grade 25 chrome steel.
...
06-18-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By dedhed

More importantly, in the present times, he...

More importantly, in the present times, he actually now HAS parts, rather than "out of stock"
06-17-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By dedhed

Worst case a dremel/angle grinder and make a...

Worst case a dremel/angle grinder and make a couple wrench flats
06-16-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,115
Posted By dedhed

Interesting. Not going to work around here with...

Interesting. Not going to work around here with winter, dropping snow boogers off the car, not to mention me welding and torching in my garage.
...
06-16-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By dedhed

See "Employee housing" ...

See "Employee housing"

https://jobs.erwsd.org/why-work-for-us
Forum: Foo
06-15-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 447,009
Posted By dedhed

Well I WAS in a moving boat LOL. A photographer...

Well I WAS in a moving boat LOL. A photographer friend who lives near the bottom of the lake (to the right in the photo) commented on the horizon on FB. I told him due to the drought in his town Fond...
Forum: Foo
06-15-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 447,009
Posted By dedhed

Sunrise on Lake Winnebago yesterday out fishing. ...

Sunrise on Lake Winnebago yesterday out fishing.

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06-14-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By dedhed

Is it a presta valve and you didn't unscrew the...

Is it a presta valve and you didn't unscrew the nut and open the valve?
06-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 852
Posted By dedhed

https://cambriabike.com/products/shimano-tourney-t...

https://cambriabike.com/products/shimano-tourney-ty300-6-7-speed-rear-derailleur-bmx-mount
06-13-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By dedhed

Look for a ERTO (ISO) # on the sidewall, should...

Look for a ERTO (ISO) # on the sidewall, should be something like 37-590. 26 X 1 3/8 are usually 590 BSD (bead seat diameter)
Shop by using 26 x 1 3/8 590

Harder to find one that is "high...
Forum: Foo
06-13-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 53,698
Posted By dedhed

https://www.tampabay.com/news/florida/2021/06/11/c...

https://www.tampabay.com/news/florida/2021/06/11/city-of-brooksville-accidentally-sells-its-water-tower/
06-13-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By dedhed

Also known as a Woods valve

Also known as a Woods valve
06-12-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By dedhed

https://www.mkm-cycles.co.uk/frame-numbering ...

https://www.mkm-cycles.co.uk/frame-numbering

​​​​​​https://www.mkm-cycles.co.uk/history
06-12-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By dedhed

Cut a rod of the proper diameter and length, have...

Cut a rod of the proper diameter and length, have it brazed/welded in, grind/file smooth, touch up paint.
06-11-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By dedhed

https://www.modernbike.com/origin8-cable-stops

https://www.modernbike.com/origin8-cable-stops
06-10-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By dedhed

You're wasting your time with WD-40. Kroil, PB...

You're wasting your time with WD-40. Kroil, PB Blaster, or a 50/50 mix of ATF & Acetone are far superior penetrants.
06-08-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By dedhed

Just be careful when waxing I've found on my 68...

Just be careful when waxing I've found on my 68 the boxlining can be rubbed off with aggressive waxing.
06-08-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By dedhed

That's a quill stem. Might not have a wedge or...

That's a quill stem. Might not have a wedge or bolt left but still a quill stem.
It's the only stem you can use in a threaded fork without an adaptor, which is also a quill. By definition if it goes...
06-08-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,796
Posted By dedhed

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06-08-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dedhed

Thread a bolt of the proper size in from the...

Thread a bolt of the proper size in from the other side and give it a tap.
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