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05-16-24, 08:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 887
Posted By Velo Mule

Perhaps a carbon fiber fork? I think it would...

Perhaps a carbon fiber fork? I think it would look quite distinguished on that gold frame in addition to it's weight savings and superior performance.

Wait..... that was intended to be a snide...
05-14-24, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28,032
Views: 4,595,192
Posted By Velo Mule

Raleigh DL-1

A Raleigh DL-1 on Long Island. A bit rusty, but the price helps soften that some.

Vintage Raleigh Rod Brake - Craigslist Long Island...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,637
Posted By Velo Mule

First ride on new pedals

First ride on the new pedals. They felt good. I didn't have to worry about placing my feet on the wrong side. They were comfortable, felt as solid as a fixed pedal and gripped my rubber soles pretty...
05-07-24, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Velo Mule

Box of 100 brass nipples 14mm ...

Box of 100 brass nipples 14mm (https://www.modernbike.com/dt-swiss-pro-head-brass-nipples-2.0-x-14mm-black-box-of-100)

John E
05-06-24, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By Velo Mule

On one of my orders for bike parts, I picked up a...

On one of my orders for bike parts, I picked up a package of 100 nipples. I also save old good nipples for such a purpose. When I get a wheel, if I feel is not tensioned enough, I will tighten...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-24, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,637
Posted By Velo Mule

New pedal day on the Fuji Folder

I bought new pedals to replace the original folding pedals. In a post above I said that I wanted to get a pair of MKS EZY pedals, however, I rethought that as I am not riding this bike as much and I...
04-29-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Velo Mule

Good looking bike, 5Aki1 . I like the way it is...

Good looking bike, 5Aki1 . I like the way it is fitted out and the paint looks excellent. I also like the bottom bracket generator. Do you use it? I don't use my because of the noticable drag it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-24, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By Velo Mule

Yes, older bikes tend to fit fenders better than...

Yes, older bikes tend to fit fenders better than newer bikes/frames.

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04-20-24, 11:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,857
Posted By Velo Mule

That is a good point. Serotta's were painted...

That is a good point. Serotta's were painted with Imron, which at the time was expensive, looked great and was durable. The build quality was excellent as well. The shame about Ben being a frame...
04-12-24, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Velo Mule

The rivets are to keep the assembly together at...

The rivets are to keep the assembly together at the factory. You don't really need the rivets and I have removed them when I clean a cassette. All the cogs must be flat. If one of them is bent or...
04-09-24, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Velo Mule

It looks ok to me. I'd ride it. Three arm...

It looks ok to me. I'd ride it. Three arm aluminum cranks were not common. Your bike has a vintage look because of that. That is good, but these three arm cranks also don't have much of a...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Velo Mule

I'm with you on your feelings for this. Your...

I'm with you on your feelings for this. Your right $50 isn't much any more. And this is with the bottom bracket that you can choose to use or revert back to the one piece crank and the original...
04-06-24, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Velo Mule

One more thought icemilkcoffee, you could get...

One more thought icemilkcoffee, you could get what is called music wire and wind it around a the rod and then form the part to hold the end of the hose. Music wire is formable. It looks like it is...
04-01-24, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice work Dan. That Root Beer color looks great...

Nice work Dan. That Root Beer color looks great when it is shined up. The whole bike looks great. cleverbeefalo I always wanted CCM skates. Same CCM logo from hockey equipement to bicycles. They...
04-01-24, 11:21 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 63,583
Posted By Velo Mule

Schwinn Continental in Campus Green

Campus Green looks different in different light and was a classic Schwinn color. I got this Continental as a beat up/used up old bike with a black and rust frame with vines growing through the spokes...
03-29-24, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Velo Mule

I have a confession. I had a pair of bars like...

I have a confession. I had a pair of bars like the one on your Peugeot that I put on a Schwinn World Sport. I did not like the way that they looked. But that is all I had at the time for upright...
03-29-24, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Velo Mule

Oh, la, la. That's a beauty. Fenders would be...

Oh, la, la. That's a beauty. Fenders would be nice on it. It looks original excenpt for the seat, handlebars and crank. But the crank is Peugeot branded and it has the original pump too.
03-28-24, 04:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,069
Posted By Velo Mule

This is not exactly C&V, but it is cycling humor:...

This is not exactly C&V, but it is cycling humor: Le Velo
03-26-24, 12:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,451
Posted By Velo Mule

Now you know who your friends are.

Now you know who your friends are.
03-26-24, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,352
Posted By Velo Mule

noglider that looks like a pair for $25. It may...

noglider that looks like a pair for $25. It may be worth a call or email to Soma to confirm.
03-24-24, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,352
Posted By Velo Mule

Sticks are the enemy of fenders. I was feeling...

Sticks are the enemy of fenders. I was feeling pretty smug on my ride as yesterday's heavy rains left behind puddles and little streams crossing the trail. With fenders, I didn't get any spray. Nice....
Forum: Commuting
03-22-24, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,260
Posted By Velo Mule

Trek 800 or something similar by Giant. The...

Trek 800 or something similar by Giant. The reason that I like these is as follows:
26" wheels (ISO 559) are strong
There are plenty of smooth tire choiced in 26" wheels
The bikes are built...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,467
Posted By Velo Mule

Redshift was at the Philly Bike Expo. I like the...

Redshift was at the Philly Bike Expo. I like the idea and will be ordering a pair of their city pedals for myself. I used to use a light that strapped to my left leg for the same reason that I like...
03-21-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,418
Posted By Velo Mule

I have also seen Royce Union from Holland.

I have also seen Royce Union from Holland.
03-21-24, 11:07 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 31,107
Posted By Velo Mule

Devo?

It looks like Devo. D - E - V - O .
03-20-24, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By Velo Mule

Since you are going to be applying tubing decals...

Since you are going to be applying tubing decals that may not match what is on the bike you may want to have some fun with it. We have a recent post about Soma, the older Soma, doing just that Here:...
03-19-24, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Velo Mule

Clean and repack the front and rear hub, the...

Clean and repack the front and rear hub, the bottom bracket and the headset. Then you know everything will be good to ride. It's not too hard to do. Fidget spinner spin without grease but they...
03-18-24, 05:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,945
Posted By Velo Mule

Paul Brodie Steerer Tube Extension It appears...

Paul Brodie Steerer Tube Extension It appears that this could be a valid repair considering that you have enough steerer tube length, which it sounds/looks like you do. I would be tempted to delete...
Forum: Northeast
03-18-24, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Velo Mule

Philly Bike Expo review by Velo Mule

The show is over now. It was well attended to the point that it was difficult to talk to some of the exhibitors. In fact, they were so busy, that there were several that I just gave up on. Part of...
03-15-24, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,473
Posted By Velo Mule

I went to alloy wheels on my Continental and it's...

I went to alloy wheels on my Continental and it's a nice upgrade Murray Missile . And I also upgraded the rear derailleur to a SunTour ARX long cage. The wheels, SunTour Perfect freewheel and...
03-14-24, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,473
Posted By Velo Mule

Most of my bikes are lower end or middle moddle...

Most of my bikes are lower end or middle moddle bikes. Working on them is my relaxation time. I also wasn't much of a Schwinn fan outside of their old cantilever and balloon tired bikes. But these...
03-11-24, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By Velo Mule

I remember that issue and a few years after this...

I remember that issue and a few years after this article, I worked at a Schwinn dealer and then learned that the Paramounts frames were made by women. I also learned that most of the wheelbuilders...
03-03-24, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Velo Mule

Another good reason to visit Peoria. I'm sure...

Another good reason to visit Peoria. I'm sure there is local knowledge that comes with that rental as well.

I rented a bike from a shop when I was in the Chicago area. Of course it rained...
02-28-24, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Velo Mule

The bike dealership that I worked at was a...

The bike dealership that I worked at was a Windsor retailer. My parents bought an International for me there. By the time I worked at the shop they were gone from the dealers floor. We did get to...
02-28-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Velo Mule

Catalog page courtesy of juvela from a previous...

Catalog page courtesy of juvela from a previous Windsor posting:

Windsor AM-10 and AM-3 (https://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/Windsor-78/windsor4.jpg)
02-28-24, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Velo Mule

I had a couple of Windsor - Acer-Mex bikes and...

I had a couple of Windsor - Acer-Mex bikes and liked them. Yours is higher up in the line up than mine with wth chrome lugs, fork and stays. It sure does look nice. I even like the decals that are...
02-27-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Velo Mule

As far as I'm concerned Kent knows what they are...

As far as I'm concerned Kent knows what they are doing. Yes, they are sold in Walmart and other big box stores and therefore Kent is under pressure to get the price low to compete with Huffy and...
02-26-24, 06:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,740
Posted By Velo Mule

Damn. I don't think it would be a problem, but...

Damn. I don't think it would be a problem, but it would bother me. If it were mine, I'd get blocks and try to roll the dent out. I think it is small enough for this to work.

Wow, nice bike. ...
02-26-24, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Velo Mule

Good company

That looks great smurfy . I have an 88 Traveler as well. I am not enamored with the paint job. It might have been great in '88. But now, to my eyes....? Anyway, when I ride it I don't see the paint...
02-20-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Velo Mule

I like it KeepPedaling . Fuji always did a great...

I like it KeepPedaling . Fuji always did a great job with paint regardless of where it was in their lineup and yours in the dark green with gold lettering looks great. Nice job restoring it. For...
02-12-24, 12:34 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 140,056
Posted By Velo Mule

I have a NAD 7020 that is a heartbreak for me. I...

I have a NAD 7020 that is a heartbreak for me. I bought it on the strength of the good reviews and how beloved the 3020 is. This is the same amplifier with a tuner built into it. The problem is...
Forum: Northeast
02-11-24, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 316,178
Posted By Velo Mule

Hempstead Lake State Park again

I was able to get out for a ride today. Hempstead Lake Park again. I can ride there, so it is my most common ride. Despite the way that the trail appears in the picture below there were plenty of...
02-11-24, 11:28 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 140,056
Posted By Velo Mule

Good timing The Golden Boy . The bulbs in my...

Good timing The Golden Boy . The bulbs in my Marantz receiver had been out and the meters were hung up. So, had to make a decision on whether to go with the original incandescent bulbs or with more...
02-05-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
Posted By Velo Mule

If you have to replace the wire, I like using...

If you have to replace the wire, I like using speaker wire because it is mostly clear. I haven't actually rewired a dynamo bike since Radio Shack when out of business though. I also like running...
02-02-24, 06:06 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 31,107
Posted By Velo Mule

Is that Gary Fisher? Perhaps not, but there is a...

Is that Gary Fisher? Perhaps not, but there is a passing resemblance.
01-30-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,331
Posted By Velo Mule

27" wheels aren't too bad. Panasport Pasela's...

27" wheels aren't too bad. Panasport Pasela's are my favorite's for mixed surfaces that I often ride. I also have Continental Gatorbacks that seem pretty good for paved roads and Kenda K35's for my...
01-18-24, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By Velo Mule

I have a Minoura truing stand. It is not bad,...

I have a Minoura truing stand. It is not bad, but not as stiff as a Park. I built and trued plenty of wheels on it. My next stand will be a Roger Musson design. I bought his book because it is...
01-16-24, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Velo Mule

The left side looks like it is for removing...

The left side looks like it is for removing individual cogs from the freewheel (or installing them:) The right side, I am unsure of.




Plus I would also think it would be painted VAR...
01-15-24, 05:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,259
Posted By Velo Mule

I've used some other logical arguments for...

I've used some other logical arguments for shorter cranks, or more correctly right sized cranks (and that means longer cranks for riders with longer legs). But let me try this: Back when all...
01-12-24, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15,502
Views: 4,141,164
Posted By Velo Mule

I went curbside shopping last night. They are...

I went curbside shopping last night. They are open late and the price is always right. A neighbor must have been cleaning out their garage and backyard. They accumulated quite a collection of...
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