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10-26-19, 04:45 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

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I couldn’t help myself...
Spring here, and I had...
10-18-19, 09:55 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

I would estimate them as being about as effective...

I would estimate them as being about as effective as rubber caliber brakes on an old 26” chrome rim.
not a patch on discs or modern alloy-rimmed calipers.
but a zillion times better than a cracked...
10-18-19, 07:56 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

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10-11-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AL NZ

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Thanks for all the advice.
i found some...
10-09-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 985
Posted By AL NZ

Help please! Mismatched Sturmey Archer cables and brake handles

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09-30-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By AL NZ

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09-29-19, 03:10 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

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I found this old chart on Sheldon Brown, seems...
09-29-19, 02:15 AM
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Views: 1,235
Posted By AL NZ

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Thanks Jacob
I may have partly answered my own...
09-29-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By AL NZ

Help please with Sturmey front hub brake

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I have a set of used Sturmey Archer front and rear...
01-11-13, 06:54 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

293140293141 English, but not a 3 speed...

293140293141
English, but not a 3 speed roadster: a 'little sister' single-speed Phillips Roadmaster 20" child's cycle, probably 50's in age but I'm not sure

just had its first shakedown 5...
08-20-11, 03:14 AM
Replies: 26,406
Views: 3,812,390
Posted By AL NZ

I just bought a '55 Humber rod-brake roadster...

I just bought a '55 Humber rod-brake roadster basket-case the other week, and I am happy that when it arrived that it is all there, including all chaincase parts.
However mucho rusto!
All the...
08-02-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By AL NZ

Is a Raleigh Super Lenton worth NZD$400 (USD300) ?

Do you think a Raleigh Super Lenton, complete, quite rusty, big frame, reasonable decals, is worth this sort of money? I am wavering, the garage is pretty full...
07-28-11, 05:23 AM
Replies: 26,406
Views: 3,812,390
Posted By AL NZ

I had a BSA Star Flyer as a kid, that was the...

I had a BSA Star Flyer as a kid, that was the same frame as that Eaton
It was great at age 9-12. but I cracked the frame at the steering tube when I got to 6'3" and was doin' jumps...

I just...
07-27-11, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,218
Posted By AL NZ

got pics for us? Or are you 'fishing' - I...

got pics for us?

Or are you 'fishing' - I don't mean to insult, but I see it is your first post..
07-16-11, 03:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,916
Posted By AL NZ

in the 80s, my 1950s Humber had a great B66 which...

in the 80s, my 1950s Humber had a great B66 which I soaked in neatsfoot oil, not knowing any better (I was 17, there was no internet to discover these things) - it was comfortable, but destroyed many...
07-06-11, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26,406
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Posted By AL NZ

I bought a '55 Raleigh 26" roadster with full...

I bought a '55 Raleigh 26" roadster with full trim and stainless rims last year in the UK. I brought it back to NZ. It was definitely export quality at age 55 years.
I was very lucky that it still...
07-04-11, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By AL NZ

hearda Rohloff ?? .. In 1980, on a kids'...

hearda Rohloff ??

.. In 1980, on a kids' cycle tour of 4 days, I saw someone had a bike with SA 3 speed hub, 5-sprocket cluster, 2 chainrings, making for 30 ratios, although there'd have been a...
07-01-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By AL NZ

BSA, probably 1917 - 20 wheels are old, but...

BSA, probably 1917 - 20

wheels are old, but off a different bike.
It has an Eadie coaster brake rear hub
rolls along very smoothly
I will probably convert it back to a roadster and do another...
07-01-11, 04:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,712
Posted By AL NZ

my version (posted before) 208784 great...

my version (posted before)

208784

great to ride
06-30-11, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By AL NZ

curmudgeon, but that Bianchi pale green is not to...

curmudgeon, but that Bianchi pale green is not to be liked

I know it is 'Bianchi', but if one can look at it with objectivity, it is not appealing

but then, all pre-WW2 bikes being black brings...
06-29-11, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By AL NZ

Yeah, I know. I've emailed the seller for more...

Yeah, I know.
I've emailed the seller for more photos/info. He lives on the other island down here, so not easily accessible!
I will re-post if I get more info out of him.
06-29-11, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By AL NZ

Antone recognise this old 28" roadster?

Thinking of buying this, but it'll cost me NZD$75 in courier costs to get it delivered

I hope someone recognises the seat stays. I've seen the sharp-cornered pattern before, but I can't recall...
06-27-11, 02:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By AL NZ

any photos of 1920s original BSA paint schemes?

Hi all,
I want to retro-modify my 1920ish BSA pathracer replica back into the Roadster it is meant to be.

It has new black paint, but would have had pinstripes at the very least.
Elsewhere on...
06-26-11, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By AL NZ

Cheng Shin! go the Delta Cruisers - if creme...

Cheng Shin!

go the Delta Cruisers - if creme aint your thing, go black...

I have cremes on two bikes - great - recommend
06-20-11, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26,406
Views: 3,812,390
Posted By AL NZ

that's $115 NZD - about 55 pounds or USD$75-80 at...

that's $115 NZD - about 55 pounds or USD$75-80 at a good guess. Yes, alot, but the perfect size.
And it's hard to get a 36 hole 28" rim - lots of old 32 and 40 holes out there

but thanks, I will...
06-20-11, 01:38 AM
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Views: 3,812,390
Posted By AL NZ

Ah, 65er (aka Bicycle Repairman) - the thread...

Ah, 65er (aka Bicycle Repairman) - the thread that never dies - you are immortal!

I want to crash this thread to ask a 3-speed-related question...

In short, has anyone ever found a new...
06-17-11, 03:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,892
Posted By AL NZ

If you're in UK, try phoning Fuller's Cycles in...

If you're in UK, try phoning Fuller's Cycles in Dorking, Surrey - I bought a few plastic oil ports there a year ago. The guy in the shop is keen on old 3 speeds, so know his stuff.
Mine have...
06-16-11, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By AL NZ

As per above post. You'll need cone spanners...

As per above post.
You'll need cone spanners (narrow)
It's trial-and-error, but you want it to turn freely without play, but not binding or having a 'lumpy' feeling if too tight.
When you do up...
06-14-11, 02:13 AM
Replies: 26,406
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Posted By AL NZ

Auchen that is a monster bike, Absolutely huge....

Auchen that is a monster bike, Absolutely huge. I've seen it before on the same web site.

Noglider, thanks for the compliment - it is my elderly mother-in-law's bike which I imported from the UK...
06-13-11, 05:08 AM
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Posted By AL NZ

1939 tyres added 2010, however. But don't it...

1939

tyres added 2010, however. But don't it look good?
06-10-11, 03:13 AM
Replies: 26,406
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Posted By AL NZ

Carl, a bit of etiquette. Noglider has 10,000...

Carl, a bit of etiquette.
Noglider has 10,000 posts, you have a few less. 'Doh' is, in NZ, rude - hey, maybe not in New Jersey ( I seen dem cop shows too).
So you are 6'2" - congrats. My old...
06-09-11, 04:33 AM
Replies: 26,406
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Posted By AL NZ

this guy in UK (Surrey, I think) has the parts...

this guy in UK (Surrey, I think) has the parts but he isn't a mechanic.

http://www.oldbiketrader.co.uk/

However she needs to let us know where in London.

I can tell you, in Dorking, Surrey,...
06-05-11, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,832
Posted By AL NZ

can I bend my alloy mountain bike handle bars safely?

Hi all,

advice wanted please...
Tomorrow we are off on a family ride, easy flat path that my 5 yr old can cope with.
I have ranted before on the un-ergonomic-ness of modern 'straight' handle...
05-28-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By AL NZ

photo of 1903 'drop bars'

I like vintage cars, so follow prewarcar.com

check out this link - http://www.prewarcar.com/magazine/previous-features/the-1000-mile-trial-mystery-015558.html

and click on 'the wording on the...
05-25-11, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By AL NZ

which is best for 9 yr old - 24" or 26" wheels?

Hi all, can I get some advice?
I want to get a new MB for my son, who'll be 9 soon. He's quite tall.
He has outgrown his 20" wheeler, and is using my wife's old 1994 Giant ATX 870 with 26" wheels...
05-23-11, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By AL NZ

I think I just bought some track Lauterwassers

Do you guys think these are track (narrow) Lauterwassers?
I just bought'em for NZD $80 (about 60 greenbacks)

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=378205806

whether they are or not,...
05-18-11, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By AL NZ

those aren't growing on trees in their boxes out...

those aren't growing on trees in their boxes out here in NZ
you are most fortunate.
Envy...
04-28-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,521
Posted By AL NZ

yes, I mean wheelsize

yes, I mean wheelsize
04-28-11, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,521
Posted By AL NZ

best 24" mountain bike?

Can anyone recommend 'the best' 24" sized mountain bike?
I want to get one for my 8 yr old who has outgrown his 20" bike
There are a few brands available here in NZ. There is a good Scott option,...
04-11-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 26,406
Views: 3,812,390
Posted By AL NZ

I love spanners I knew a wrench once, she...

I love spanners

I knew a wrench once, she had great cones, but she just couldn't tighten my nuts properly
04-04-11, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By AL NZ

I weigh 240 lbs and dont have this problem...

I weigh 240 lbs and dont have this problem leaning down on flipped North Roads
Bottom line, there is a friction problem at the clamp - stuffed bolt, clamp too big, etc, as above posts.
03-27-11, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By AL NZ

how good are Sturmey drum bakes?

Hi all,

I have a pair of (probably 70s) SA drum brake hubs (32 and 40 spoke) which I hope to make the basis of a bike. I am in no hurry, and have had the hubs a year. I bought them in the UK from...
03-19-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,253
Posted By AL NZ

Amesja, to answer your question in post #32, I...

Amesja, to answer your question in post #32, I have modern salmon koolstops on front, and grey ones on rear.
Great braking in dry on SS rims, initially non-existent when wet, but after about a...
03-18-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,253
Posted By AL NZ

the alternative is to watch ebay for a set of...

the alternative is to watch ebay for a set of Raleigh Stainless rims/wheels
I bought a 1955 Raleigh in the UK (off ebay) and brought it home to NZ in a container. The stainless rims are like new and...
03-17-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By AL NZ

Definitely a Raleigh BSA, so parts easy! Look for...

Definitely a Raleigh BSA, so parts easy! Look for Raleighs with full chain cases, and you can complete the 2 missing parts of the chaincase. Hard to find separately.

You need the right cable to...
02-24-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By AL NZ

I've discovered some Maxxis racing BMX tyres in...

I've discovered some Maxxis racing BMX tyres in this size, and a BMX shop seems to have these in NZ, so I might try that

I'd prefer Schwalbes though, as I think the 28" delta cruisers on the BSA...
02-24-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By AL NZ

just bought a Raleigh 20 folder - what are the good 37-451 tyres?

I just bought a Raleigh 20 folder, maybe not such a smart move at 240lbs and 6'3", but there you have it

It is in good original condition, made here in NZ by Morrison Industries, in fact right...
02-03-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,814
Posted By AL NZ

You guys got snow? Over here it's been a...

You guys got snow?
Over here it's been a stinking 35 degrees Celsius in the shade lately with horrible humidity
My '55 Raleigh nearly got sunstroke last weekend, and the Brooks is a bit sunburnt...
02-01-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By AL NZ

Ahh, I see it is a derivative of Reuben, as in...

Ahh, I see it is a derivative of Reuben, as in Seth and Reuben from Cold Comfort Farm. See, now I am showing my own sophistication!
But I am chewing on my piece of straw like a local yokel...
01-31-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By AL NZ

wotza rube?

wotza rube?
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