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11-19-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By gilesa

That buffed-up very nicely. I see you changed the...

That buffed-up very nicely. I see you changed the headlamp: matching Soubitez lamp and bottle dynamo?

"... a great little addition that I think more bikes should have."

It would be nice if more...
05-20-23, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,264
Posted By gilesa

The tube might be flared at the exit by mounting...

The tube might be flared at the exit by mounting it in a drill chuck before bending and forcing the point of a lubricated nail into it while it rotates. A sort of metal spinning operation. But the...
05-20-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,264
Posted By gilesa

Tiger's fix eliminates a sharp bend in the cable...

Tiger's fix eliminates a sharp bend in the cable where it left the guide, caused by the guide being too far forward. But that tube really should have been titanium, or beryllium-lithium alloy, for...
05-16-23, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,264
Posted By gilesa

Over? Under? Why sully the beauty of that...

Over? Under? Why sully the beauty of that legendary bottom bracket with an ugly cable?

Surely this can be converted to "top push" operation with mere days in the workshop:

...
05-08-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,264
Posted By gilesa

As much as I admire this project, I think you may...

As much as I admire this project, I think you may have chosen the wrong Huffy model for Campaganalisation:
...
04-18-23, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,264
Posted By gilesa

... "I've been thinking of ways to get the...

... "I've been thinking of ways to get the lurkers to respond."

The picture of the BB interior did that for me. Can we assume you will spend a couple of hours grinding off those protruding tube...
05-01-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By gilesa

The hub is probably a Styria "Drei Gang", made by...

The hub is probably a Styria "Drei Gang", made by Steyr-Daimler-Puch. They are close copies of the Sturmey AW-3.
04-05-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By gilesa

Above, 3Alarmer wrote "... and while it sounds...

Above, 3Alarmer wrote "... and while it sounds possible in theory, I wonder if it's a lasting solution."
It is, at least in my experience. I used a Sunrace cartridge for cottered cranks in a...
01-19-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By gilesa

All morning? I am into the second year of...

All morning? I am into the second year of dripping supposedly magical fluids on the seatpost of a Claud Butler with years of shed time.

On a more practical note, clamping timbers either side of...
12-14-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,624
Posted By gilesa

Vane171, It has been done, or something like it:...

Vane171, It has been done, or something like it: https://bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com/2016/01/new-is-old-again-expanding-chainring.html
Then there is the NuVinci hub and a weird mechanical hub from...
05-02-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,235
Posted By gilesa

A minimal example

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01-30-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,012,261
Posted By gilesa

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Peugot Leader. Junior racers are not very common, here or in the wild. This...
01-24-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By gilesa

That is a lovely idea, but seems improbable to...

That is a lovely idea, but seems improbable to me. The lamp lighter has to open the door, turn on the gas and light the mantles.
Tricky from the saddle! And you would expect to see some specific...
12-01-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,197
Posted By gilesa

I would open it, clean and grease the bearing. ...

I would open it, clean and grease the bearing. It made a real difference to one that I serviced.
Changing the bulbs to LED emitters will greatly improve the brightness, especially at low speed....
10-11-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,012,261
Posted By gilesa

Where to buy new leopardskin sidewalls like that...

Where to buy new leopardskin sidewalls like that Fuji?
02-19-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,442
Posted By gilesa

From the initial post: My measurements: ...

From the initial post:

My measurements:

OLD = 94mm
NDS flange diameter = 42mm
NDS flange centerline offset = 33mm
DS flange diameter = 102mm
DS flange centerline offset = 26
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