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07-29-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,403
Posted By bwilli88

My take ...

My take
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I can not find a landing pic so I posted a cute bug....
07-12-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 537
Posted By bwilli88

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs,...

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs, My favorite are Ultegra Road.
I just keep them well cleaned and grease them every so often.
Here is my bike from one of those rides. The first one...
07-02-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By bwilli88

Geoffrey Butler built by Charles Roberts, from Randy

A while back Randyjawa had this listed in a "what is it thread". It came back as a Geoffrey Butler and another member from Britain said that it was quite possibly built by Charles Roberts.
Well here...
06-23-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,295
Posted By bwilli88

Double dingle speed Raleigh SuperCourse

Had this as a dingle speed freewheel. Built some fixed/free hubs into some Alex rims and found a dingle cog from a shop in Canada. A 73 Raleigh SuperCourse I stripped and painted. Fun bike to...
06-21-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 490
Posted By bwilli88

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The drop off, and a nice visit to the bike grotto. Enjoy.
06-15-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By bwilli88

WOW, talk about some slack angles. Sweet ride. ...

WOW, talk about some slack angles. Sweet ride.
What group set are you going to use?
06-13-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By bwilli88

I have a couple of bikes and extra derailleurs...

I have a couple of bikes and extra derailleurs over at my house in Cambodia that would work.
They have the slot setup toward the rear so it would work with a bike with rear opening set of...
06-12-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,041
Posted By bwilli88

My Raleigh Record Ace from the early 80s. Someone...

My Raleigh Record Ace from the early 80s. Someone swapped out the original Vx RD for a Cyclone and I found a matching FD one from a member here. Weinman hoods are dried and cracked, the seat post is...
06-07-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By bwilli88

I buy the cheap hobo tools hex wrenches. I must...

I buy the cheap hobo tools hex wrenches. I must have 5 or 6 of 4,5,&6mm and a couple of the others if they get rounded, a grinder squares them up quickly. When they get short they go in a bike tool...
06-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,571
Posted By bwilli88

From early 1900s until now. I have this Raleigh...

From early 1900s until now.
I have this Raleigh Record Ace from 80 with 27" wheels, full 531 Reynolds steel....
05-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By bwilli88

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I am thinking a nice British racing green with cream...
05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By bwilli88

Brian's gugificazion Witcomb

Well I purchased this from nlerner awhile back and he sent it directly to gugie for him to massage for me.
I had him braze on studs for a pair of Mafac Raid center-pull brakes, another set of water...
05-14-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,446
Views: 434,463
Posted By bwilli88

Finally back at my house in the States. Looking...

Finally back at my house in the States. Looking to sell the house and maybe a few bikes\frames.
started with moving everything down to the basement and then......
05-08-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,219
Posted By bwilli88

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I...

Wear out the stock one first and then change, I feel you will not know the difference until you need a new one.
05-04-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By bwilli88

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru...

This was a 6 speed 27" wheel on an old step thru bike here in Cambodia that I took to the US after I had recentered the hub.
It is now a dingle speed....
05-01-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By bwilli88

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side...

Take the axle out, It will not matter what side you remove it from. Take off the keeper nut and the cone from the NDS and pull the axle. Be prepared to have some bearing fall out but this will make...
04-27-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 124,337
Posted By bwilli88

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04-25-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By bwilli88

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.

It needs a 1/8 chain, you received a 3/32 chain.
04-23-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By bwilli88

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was...

I have built an old MTB for my daughter, she was born with only one hand. I used a grip shifter for the RD and a thumbie for the FD and a double brake lever for the brakes. It works her. Her arm is...
04-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,107
Posted By bwilli88

All my bikes are gravel bikes. I really like my...

All my bikes are gravel bikes.
I really like my Pro-Tour, My Fuji Stratos, My Pure Fix Cleveland, and My Maxwell....
04-23-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,674
Posted By bwilli88

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my...

Nope, still do not unless I am riding my motorcycle.
04-22-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,642
Posted By bwilli88

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat. A...

On today's ride, near a local Buddhist wat.
A Fuji Stratos with 105 group but with Dura-ace bar-end shifters....
04-22-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17,603
Views: 1,930,745
Posted By bwilli88

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji...

Short ride on my newly repainted and rebuilt Fuji Stratos. My second repaint and total rebuild. I had this group set, Shimano 105, on my Zunow.
Never used bar end shifters before. It would be...
04-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By bwilli88

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a...

I do not want to go 650b with this, I do have a Gugieized 650b Witcomb and that will do quite nicely as my Allroad tourer.
Another bike I have but is not a more compact frame like my Maxwell
I have...
04-21-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By bwilli88

Help me find a vintage lugged frame that is similar to this...

This is my All-road bike, I would like to duplicate it only in a vintage lugged type frame with decent frame materials. It has a decent fork rake, Cantilever brakes, is capable of at least 700Cx 50mm...
04-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 704,830
Posted By bwilli88

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When I got it. ...
04-15-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,440
Posted By bwilli88

Got one and other SS bikes see below. this...

Got one and other SS bikes see below.

this thread is about my Fuji which will be 9 speed...
04-15-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,151
Posted By bwilli88

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the...

Living in a 3rd world country, almost all the local tires are simple to slide on by hand. It is the fancy ones I have a problem with.
04-14-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4,446
Views: 434,463
Posted By bwilli88

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage...

Reworking this Fuji Stratos, not quite Vintage but it is what I am working on. Getting some parts on, trying to decide Barcons or DTs 2x9...
04-13-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,164
Posted By bwilli88

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing ...

This dingle speed, White and Torch flame bluing
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Then there is Riddle of Steels...
04-10-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,294
Posted By bwilli88

I am very impatiently waiting to see my...

I am very impatiently waiting to see my Gugieficatizion waiting for me at my house in Lancaster, PA....
04-09-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,294
Posted By bwilli88

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but...

I like fat tire bikes, not necessarily 29rs but fat tires.
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I like...
04-06-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By bwilli88

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front...

I ran a flat bar shifter 10 speed with a DT front shifter and it frustrated me try to get it to be flat while in the small ring.
I finally found that info sheet above and realized it was made that...
Forum: BMX
04-04-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 30,208
Posted By bwilli88

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray...

Way back in the 70s I rode a modified sting ray like some bmx bike. Never raced but like the simplicity of a BMX bike.
THis is what I ride now, a 29r SS coaster brake that ride so much better than...
04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,373
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
04-01-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63,099
Views: 9,630,788
Posted By bwilli88

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way...

So thanks to enabler thumpism this is on the way to my house in Pa.
...
03-31-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,940
Posted By bwilli88

Ask but put on a shirt.

Ask but put on a shirt.
03-29-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,495
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building...

Yes, it can but you will also gain from building muscle mass.
Diet.
you lose weight by reducing intake.
03-28-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,233
Posted By bwilli88

Sweet bike, will look great when done.

Sweet bike, will look great when done.
03-28-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,181
Posted By bwilli88

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan...

I get bikes here in Cambodia that came from Japan in a container, they are anywhere from $40 to $60 and probably would be one of the best bikes that LBS should provide.
Here is one of them....
03-27-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By bwilli88

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t...

Yes, it will work. I made a mt bike with a 48t chainring and a 13-40 cassette, needed 126 links from 2 116 link chains.
The bike is a Giant Revel....
03-26-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,295
Posted By bwilli88

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The...

This was built as a Covid quarantine build. The paint sucked so I stripped it and repainted it
Before...
03-23-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By bwilli88

Nice work, I like half step gearing. To dance...

Nice work, I like half step gearing. To dance the chain, you really need to know what you are doing while riding.
03-20-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,101
Posted By bwilli88

Wiped out on my motorcycle, Suzuki DRZ 400 SM,...

Wiped out on my motorcycle, Suzuki DRZ 400 SM, last April 25th. Broke 7 ribs, clavicle, scapula, and cracked my sternum. Clavicle was stabilized with a plate which popped off 5 days later when I...
03-06-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,111
Posted By bwilli88

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Belt drive crankset from a Miyata Mist step thru single speed....
03-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By bwilli88

It is from a Miyata belt drive. ...

It is from a Miyata belt drive.
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03-03-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,327
Posted By bwilli88

I only have these, My Zunow ...

I only have these, My Zunow
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A Geoffrey Butler I have yet to...
02-25-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,978
Posted By bwilli88

I do not ride in bike shorts or shirts so all my...

I do not ride in bike shorts or shirts so all my "stuff" is in a bag on the bike or a small fanny bag. I do have a Road ID but here in Cambodia I wonder if anyone would recognize it.
02-20-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By bwilli88

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the...

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the cat's nuts for halfstep + granny
I wish I had seen this for a bike I have.
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