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07-08-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4,454
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Posted By Nemosengineer

I have been away for a while due to work and...

I have been away for a while due to work and other stuff, I have been playing with my Mini Cooper, a chassis upgrade has kept me busy collecting parts. It's morphing into a dual purpose track day car...
04-05-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,338
Posted By Nemosengineer

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04-04-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,630
Posted By Nemosengineer

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02-28-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,199
Posted By Nemosengineer

I wish I had something to add, such beautiful and...

I wish I had something to add, such beautiful and organised workspaces. I have a spare bedroom that serves as the bicycle cave/workspace that serves as a clean assembly area and complete bicycle...
02-16-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,536
Posted By Nemosengineer

No photos, I can fix that. This is a very long...

No photos, I can fix that. This is a very long running Titan project with a NOS frame that was found in Belgium and a host of parts mostly French either NOS or very good used and Hi-E wheels and...
02-14-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Steve, That is magnificent, I'm looking...

Hi Steve,
That is magnificent, I'm looking forward to what you come up with for a headlamp led conversion as I also have a box of Miller headlamps in various states of decrepitude.

: Mike
02-14-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,524
Posted By Nemosengineer

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to...

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to ride and have the "look".
02-14-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Nemosengineer

Sadly no. My new years resolution was to finish...

Sadly no. My new years resolution was to finish the current projects and to quit buying parts for the rest of the year. So I have assumed the role of being a bad influence and hope that someone picks...
02-14-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,499
Posted By Nemosengineer

She's named Shasta and this is her best friend...

She's named Shasta and this is her best friend Ruby (AKA "Good Puppy")

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02-14-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By Nemosengineer

Ambrosio Excellence rims are a great neo-vintage...

Ambrosio Excellence rims are a great neo-vintage rim at about 460 grams, welded joint, double stainless eyelets, very true, available in 36, 32, 28 drillings, and Italian made. I have a set on my...
02-12-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By Nemosengineer

Random Brit Stuff.

Might be fun to build a replica.
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: Mike
02-04-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,499
Posted By Nemosengineer

Triple Life Yo. ...

Triple Life Yo.

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02-04-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By Nemosengineer

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02-04-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Thanks Ben, The only downside is work has me...

Thanks Ben,
The only downside is work has me running at WFO, doing 12 hour days, so no play time. This needs pictures...
This is my bicycle tab and bracket mill with 100% China content and a German...
02-04-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Two spring loaded valves internal to the...

Two spring loaded valves internal to the compressor are actuated by diaphragms in two housings with pushrods attached.
At rest the compressor inlet is isolated from the low pressure (100 psi) supply...
02-03-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Brought a 65 year old 400 horsepower Worthington...

Brought a 65 year old 400 horsepower Worthington high pressure (400 psi) compressor back from death's door. The mounting ear cracked off the loader valve, so weld repair with structural stiffener...
02-02-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 699,565
Posted By Nemosengineer

Reliability for the Mini Cooper Clubman S. ...

Reliability for the Mini Cooper Clubman S.

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01-21-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,748
Posted By Nemosengineer

Moving through time and space on a knife edge of...

Moving through time and space on a knife edge of rubber, riding a blast of adrenaline so strong time destorts, knowing if you get it wrong you will cease to exist.
01-03-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By Nemosengineer

What bugs me are bikes that are ridden without a...

What bugs me are bikes that are ridden without a proper tool kit, pump, patch kit, spare tube, or money on board. I know it's not the bikes fault yet I feel sorry for the bike... The rider not so...
01-03-21, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Lighting, batteries, and pack mule stuff. ...

Lighting, batteries, and pack mule stuff.

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01-02-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Playing with my new toy car. Trying to work out...

Playing with my new toy car. Trying to work out roof rackage for two road bikes.

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01-02-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,660
Posted By Nemosengineer

James May is someone I actually like. ...

James May is someone I actually like.
...
12-26-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Ben, I love this project, I say go nuts and...

Hi Ben,
I love this project, I say go nuts and do whatever feels right. Just to prove I have only a limited respect for how things are meant to be configured I bought a Stratos NJS Keirin Frame...
12-15-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Ben, your a man who knows quality, using Hubbell...

Ben, your a man who knows quality, using Hubbell weatherproof boxes and covers. :thumb:
: Mike
12-13-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,615
Posted By Nemosengineer

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Endurance TestAn...

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Endurance TestAn interesting read.

https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/specials/grand-prix-5000-endurance-test.

My favorite tire...
Schwalbe Pro One TT TLE (on...
12-09-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,357
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Ben, This is a hot item in fixie land, NJS...

Hi Ben,
This is a hot item in fixie land, NJS approved Kashimax Five Gold frame protector that I believe has been out of production for 10 years or more. I think the reason these work so well is the...
12-08-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Merziac, Thanks for the encouragement. I...

Hi Merziac,
Thanks for the encouragement.
I hate that kind of attitude, when I look at bicycles I always find something I like and keep my comments positive. I like your build style and you have a...
12-08-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Here you go. ...

Here you go.

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12-07-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,712
Posted By Nemosengineer

My opinion only. the single most important thing...

My opinion only. the single most important thing to keep in mind when buying any vintage road bike is... Know your frame size, seat tube height and top tube length. Bring a tape measure with you and...
12-06-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Hi Reccardr, The levers are IRD Drillium, the...

Hi Reccardr,
The levers are IRD Drillium, the shape of the lever bodies work really well with my hands and the Nitto Noodle bars. Shapewise their copies of the Campagnolo Ergo levers, cheap,...
12-06-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,864
Posted By Nemosengineer

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa...

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa Audax Bike, that's not a bad thing.
...
12-06-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

Working on the Bob, drive train is together and...

Working on the Bob, drive train is together and indexing, no drama their. The aero cabling is going well so in the morning the housing will get a final trim, cables will get installed and bar tape....
12-05-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,352
Posted By Nemosengineer

I have a pair of KTT Pro-Ace alloy on my touring...

I have a pair of KTT Pro-Ace alloy on my touring bike, nice pedals. My true love is the MKS Custom Nuevo WIDE pedals, these are NJS Keirin approved and the only track pedal available with a wide rear...
12-05-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By Nemosengineer

I can say Campagnolo Nuovo Record hoods are not a...

I can say Campagnolo Nuovo Record hoods are not a good fit as the hoods fit is very loose.

: Mike
11-30-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,013
Posted By Nemosengineer

For me I can go either way, for instance the AlAn...

For me I can go either way, for instance the AlAn was a simple build but I wanted it all Dura Ace and trying to find Dura-Ace AX levers with nice hoods would have been fairly big dollar for levers I...
11-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,013
Posted By Nemosengineer

On the AlAn I'm using 7700 calipers with 1st...

On the AlAn I'm using 7700 calipers with 1st generation MA-140 Dura-Ace levers, SwissStop BXP Blue pads, Jagwire Road-Pro cables.
This combination has a firm lever feel and very progressive and...
11-28-20, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

After 14 hours of my favorite type of work I now...

After 14 hours of my favorite type of work I now have a bicycle shaped object. Everything went together without drama and my parts stash paid off as I made a few changes on the fly. I must confess my...
11-26-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,018
Posted By Nemosengineer

I admire the French for going their own way as...

I admire the French for going their own way as far as engineering and style goes, after all they invented the metric system and Paris where the world goes to get their freak on.
The Italians gave us...
11-25-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 435,312
Posted By Nemosengineer

I have been preparing my new Bob Jackson Audax...

I have been preparing my new Bob Jackson Audax Club frameset for assembly, just the usual stuff, chasing threads, laying a few coats of wax on everything. I lucked out on this one as it's one of the...
11-24-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By Nemosengineer

A new Ideal "90" might be fun as a Brooks...

A new Ideal "90" might be fun as a Brooks alternative, the only downside is I would have to build a restomod PY-10... Hmmmm
...
11-24-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By Nemosengineer

The Titanium Swallow was also cut very early this...

The Titanium Swallow was also cut very early this year, I lucked out and have two. One was a good deal the other I paid dearly for, worth it though my butt likes it!!!

...
11-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,926
Posted By Nemosengineer

Harleys are fun, I have been playing with this...

Harleys are fun, I have been playing with this one, bought new in 2009 and I couldn't believe how bad it handled... So I fixed it.

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11-22-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By Nemosengineer

I really do love this bit of film, so much to...

I really do love this bit of film, so much to think about, I like how organized the CTC must have been to schedule tours of his size using available rail and CTC associated business that were marked...
11-22-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By Nemosengineer

I have enough problems finding parts I know I...

I have enough problems finding parts I know I have, I wish I could forget the parts I bought that were junk.

: Mike
11-19-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By Nemosengineer

Suzue Classica are a nice set of large flange...

Suzue Classica are a nice set of large flange hubs that I can vouch for.

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11-18-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,013
Posted By Nemosengineer

'89 AlAn Record with 7703 triple Dura-Ace, click,...

'89 AlAn Record with 7703 triple Dura-Ace, click, click, click.

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11-15-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,762
Posted By Nemosengineer

Duplicate post. ...

Duplicate post.

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: Mike
11-15-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,762
Posted By Nemosengineer

Always wear proper attire when out and about. ...

Always wear proper attire when out and about.

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: Mike
11-11-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,041
Posted By Nemosengineer

I could see myself with a decked blue water...

I could see myself with a decked blue water sailing canoe, this one is gorgeous.

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11-10-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,132
Posted By Nemosengineer

Vintage weight weenie parts are a bit of a fetish...

Vintage weight weenie parts are a bit of a fetish and I'm all in on Dura-Ace triple stuff but English builders make me scream "TAKE MY MONEY!!!"
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