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05-23-24, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By clubman

I've seen a few time trialing bikes in small...

I've seen a few time trialing bikes in small sizes over the years with 650c tubs. 650B glue ups are news to me. Perhaps just tubeless?
05-13-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By clubman

Check the steerer size before parting from the...

Check the steerer size before parting from the frame. Some '83 and earlier ATB's used BMX .833 standard.
04-20-24, 11:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,219
Posted By clubman

The traditional method looks fine if you keep the...

The traditional method looks fine if you keep the cable runs on the tight side. I don't criss cross. It's my preferred routing.

...
04-18-24, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By clubman

I gotta ask...what size? :)

I gotta ask...what size? :)
04-17-24, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

Lovely original bike with an FM hub goes for 37...

Lovely original bike with an FM hub goes for 37 pounds . Mudguards could be celluloid. Deal or what.
04-17-24, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 353,400
Posted By clubman

Box of Stuff draw

I just received a nice flat rate box from Stevensb as the winner of his draw. Some really fine bit's and bobs like an Ofmega sealed BB unit, a new looking Cinelli 2A (I believe), a triple crankset,...
04-09-24, 04:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,377
Posted By clubman

I think there's a level of complexity to choices...

I think there's a level of complexity to choices of crank length that defies making rules. 'Flexion' is the amount that a knee can bend and the average person has about 125 degrees. I have 30"...
04-09-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By clubman

If I had to guess, I'd say the small ring should...

If I had to guess, I'd say the small ring should be fine for casual riding for awhile and the large ring is better. Throw a lightly used chain on it and see how it works.

C'est français!

but...
04-01-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,348
Posted By clubman

Nothing wrong with any of this. You're a good...

Nothing wrong with any of this. You're a good candidate for a quality mtn bike frame from the early 90's. Lot's of smaller frames that can be modded to suit your needs.
04-01-24, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By clubman

Take a look at the drive side dropout for cracks....

Take a look at the drive side dropout for cracks. It looks a little splayed.
03-28-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

I've always wanted an Elswick ever since I...

I've always wanted an Elswick ever since I discovered how useful and addictive the internet could be via Sheldon Brown's website. His first 'real' bike was an Elswick Hopper iirc.
03-28-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,427
Posted By clubman

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03-18-24, 07:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,348
Posted By clubman

Pedals are the shizzle. We throw ourselves into...

Pedals are the shizzle. We throw ourselves into the ride through them. Rugged and elegant....
03-12-24, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

Hey Paul, your PM's seem to be disabled. Packaged...

Hey Paul, your PM's seem to be disabled. Packaged received and thank you!
03-01-24, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By clubman

That's easy, drive a U-haul to Nova Scotia and...

That's easy, drive a U-haul to Nova Scotia and empty out my basement.
02-25-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,025
Posted By clubman

Hey Kurt, lovely work as usual! Couple of things,...

Hey Kurt, lovely work as usual! Couple of things, if you give give a measurement for that brake cable step-down ferrule, I'm sure I can find one, (not for this bike of course)

Second, pm me if...
02-19-24, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By clubman

I've used Kiwi black boot polish to even out of...

I've used Kiwi black boot polish to even out of colour. Do two coats, using a buffing wheel or pad to burnish it well, then put a final clear coat of neutral car wax. Again, polish the bejeezus out...
02-06-24, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,221
Posted By clubman

BMX did 1/2" for awhile. You can still buy them...

BMX did 1/2" for awhile. You can still buy them on Amazon
01-24-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,057
Posted By clubman

Stronglight Impact at Peter White or Spa Cycles...

Stronglight Impact at Peter White or Spa Cycles in Britain. (cheaper and fast delivery, at least to Canada). Triples, doubles...

also for the flexion-challenged, they have junior cranks down to...
01-18-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By clubman

Big fat English roadsters with studs work well as...

Big fat English roadsters with studs work well as they have a low centre of gravity and their slack geometry allow your legs to act as stabilizers when you lose it on ice. I've posted these pics...
01-17-24, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By clubman

That's a gem.

That's a gem.
01-11-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

If anyone buys it, I've got a '51 dyno front hub...

If anyone buys it, I've got a '51 dyno front hub with Bakelite cover, also in 36 holes :)
01-01-24, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

Small cog That was called Carmine Red and...

Small cog That was called Carmine Red and appears to have a gold under coat. Really pretty paint in the sun.

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12-28-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,607
Posted By clubman

The only truly lightweight IGH I've built was a...

The only truly lightweight IGH I've built was a Sakai Champion 2 Duo-matic with mudguards & rack. ~ 23 lbs without the Conquest saddle and pedals iirc....
12-25-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,781
Posted By clubman

My son gave me some sweet electrical...

My son gave me some sweet electrical screwdrivers. Nice.

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12-18-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By clubman

Whatever gets you through the day. I run from ...

Whatever gets you through the day. I run from moral objectivism.
12-14-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By clubman

Joe makes good pumps but they don't put your life...

Joe makes good pumps but they don't put your life at risk
12-11-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

Is that a bike rack on that (your?) Ural rig?...

Is that a bike rack on that (your?) Ural rig? Hardcore!
12-04-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By clubman

Does it have a name? :foo: Rechargeable?...

Does it have a name? :foo:

Rechargeable? Looks cool!


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12-03-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

The pulley at the top tube/seat tube is generally...

The pulley at the top tube/seat tube is generally a better setup. If the wheel shifts in the drop-outs, the SA indexing stays unchanged as the cable joins the indicator at about 90 degrees to the...
12-03-23, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By clubman

TA made them. 152 mm bolt to bolt straight...

TA made them. 152 mm bolt to bolt straight across.
https://store.bicycleczar.com/product-p/11160008.htm

I used one on a single TA crank. I only had three long bolts but it does the job. The...
12-02-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

Sheldon Brown...

Sheldon Brown (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/raleigh.html) is an excellent one-stop shop for advice and nuance in 3 speeds, Raleigh and otherwise.

Specific manuals for Sturmey Archer and exploded...
12-01-23, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By clubman

Pretty sure 'Lycra' alluded to a recent...

Pretty sure 'Lycra' alluded to a recent (un)popular thread. Well-placed troll imo.
11-26-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,061
Posted By clubman

A trick of the eye? It appears to transition to a...

A trick of the eye? It appears to transition to a white tail, old skool style.
11-26-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,061
Posted By clubman

Agreed. The T1000 still had the steel fork in...

Agreed. The T1000 still had the steel fork in '92. Another option is the Miyata Alumicross. Or any number of Treks from the early 80's if you must have caliper brakes....
11-24-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By clubman

I'd try fitting a correct diameter steel rod, ...

I'd try fitting a correct diameter steel rod, anchored in the other guide and tie-wrapped in position and then tap tap tap with a lightweight peen hammer. Everything looks like a nail in my world.
11-19-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,569
Posted By clubman

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-11-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By clubman

I took 320 oxy's after my knee replacement and...

I took 320 oxy's after my knee replacement and couldn't understand why the pain never went away. A year later, my doctor told me that oxycodone doesn't affect at least 15% of the population. No pain...
11-11-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 17,957
Posted By clubman

I can't help but fondly reminisce about National...

I can't help but fondly reminisce about National Lampoon cartoons of the 70's. Everything they published was offensive. Damn, we're so thin-skinned when anyone mocks us these days. I turn to the...
11-09-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,394
Posted By clubman

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
11-05-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 17,957
Posted By clubman

Cartoonists tell stories and effin' everyone is...

Cartoonists tell stories and effin' everyone is vulnerable to ridicule and it's often funny and based on 'anecdotal truth', not stereotypes. At least not for too long.
Online opinions tend to abhor...
11-04-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,692
Posted By clubman

The C&V forum doesn't like to dampen the spirit...

The C&V forum doesn't like to dampen the spirit of 'enthusiasts'. We all get 'it' but we don't complain about people's efforts to restore bikes for reasons other than prestige or value.
If you're...
11-04-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By clubman

That's so nice for a circa '87...

That's so nice for a circa '87 something-something. Early Miele, Marinoni, Marin, Maruishi, Can't quite make out serial number.
11-03-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By clubman

I gave a similar treatment to a 97 Tourmalet. A...

I gave a similar treatment to a 97 Tourmalet. A simple, great riding bike.


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11-03-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28,035
Views: 4,608,581
Posted By clubman

They're in spanking nice condition. Nice one, er...

They're in spanking nice condition. Nice one, er two.
11-03-23, 01:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,906
Posted By clubman

There's gotta be an acceptable Mcgyvor. 'What...

There's gotta be an acceptable Mcgyvor. 'What bends out must bend in' is my motto. Give er' ;)
10-31-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By clubman

List member Velognome has a 30's Renown with the...

List member Velognome has a 30's Renown with the OEM badge, found here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/19780300-post1.html)
10-29-23, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By clubman

I've never seen one in the wild but they look...

I've never seen one in the wild but they look similar to the Bluemel Airweights. They can be fussy adjusting the fenderline but they have clearance bends for most bikes, not all. Similar bends for...
10-29-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By clubman

Earlier than 1960. It's a Birmingham-made bike...

Earlier than 1960. It's a Birmingham-made bike from before the Raleigh takeover. Pretty much equal to the Raleighs of the same era.

The Renown model name dates back to the 30's iirc but yours...
10-28-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By clubman

Aren't we humans idiots? I'm being optimistic...

Aren't we humans idiots? I'm being optimistic here. ;)
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