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08-29-22, 02:14 PM
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Posted By sebcast

Finally got to lacing the two wheels! Thanks...

Finally got to lacing the two wheels! Thanks everyone for your comments! you gave me the right information to make good choices.
I ended up going with the 13ga spokes since as Hondo6 rightly pointed...
07-23-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sebcast

Hmm... good point! Glad I asked! Reading on...

Hmm... good point! Glad I asked!
Reading on another thread that regular hubs would fit 2.3mm spokes. Does this sound right?
07-23-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sebcast

OK, finally had some time to measure everything...

OK, finally had some time to measure everything (we have a 2 month baby at home, so hard to find the time):
Spokes: 2.3mm
Axle: 9mm
OLD: 100mm
Flange diameter: 40mm

I think I'll just go with...
07-05-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sebcast

Thanks! this is great info! I just took the...

Thanks! this is great info!
I just took the wheel out yesterday and didn't bother to look at it in detail, but now that you mention it, the spokes do seem thicker than what I'm used to. I'll be sure...
07-05-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sebcast

yep! that's right. I found a frame builder near...

yep! that's right.
I found a frame builder near me that's going to braze on some mounts for the front wheels. He said he'd need to laser cut them since they're not standard, but still comes out to...
07-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By sebcast

First time wheel building - What should I look out for?

Hello all,
I'm going to try my hand at wheel building!

A bit of background of why I'm doing this:

I bought a cargo trike that has rim brakes in the front two wheels and want to convert to...
06-14-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By sebcast

Exactly. It takes some getting used to, but not...

Exactly. It takes some getting used to, but not too hard.

I posted this same question on r*ddit (https://shorturl.at/acjqI)and ended up meeting the representative from bunch bikes who gave me...
04-21-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By sebcast

New (to me) frontloader cargo trike

Hi!

I just picked up this cargo trike. It doesn't have any branding. Does anyone know anything about it?
I bought it because I had been on the lookout for a cargo bike and I got this for just...
03-05-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,734
Views: 1,007,296
Posted By sebcast

Just picked up this 1989 Schwinn Voyageur. I...

Just picked up this 1989 Schwinn Voyageur.
I will disassemble and clean everything, clean and repack the bearings, replace cables and housing, replace bar tape, new saddle, mudguards, front and rear...
08-23-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,449
Posted By sebcast

I think you're right! There's a "C" and what...

I think you're right! There's a "C" and what looks like either an "h" or "r" following on the top tube, so it's probably a Challenger. I think I'll just pass.
08-22-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,449
Posted By sebcast

Any idea what model this is? I just saw it on my...

Any idea what model this is? I just saw it on my local craigslist and I couldn't find the same paint on any of the other models in this thread (though it looks similar to the "international" with the...
04-02-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By sebcast

Just looked up the serial number and it's a 1986.

Just looked up the serial number and it's a 1986.
04-01-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By sebcast

interesting! Yes, I did notice that the calipers...

interesting! Yes, I did notice that the calipers are short-reach and the pads were well centered. I just assumed since it was an 80s bike it had to be a 27" ! But thanks for pointing that out!
04-01-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By sebcast

Lotus Classique - what should I do with it?

Hi all,

I just bought this Lotus Classique for $200. I haven't tried putting a date to it, but based on a few pictures I've seen, it seems like an 82-83 model. They guy that sold it to me seemed...
Forum: Introductions
04-01-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By sebcast

welcome!

welcome!
03-31-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,707
Posted By sebcast

oh, forgot to mention, if you're into crafts,...

oh, forgot to mention, if you're into crafts, look on youtube for "Sewing A Bike Pannier - Kraftmade" for instructions on doing your own panniers with oil cloth.
03-31-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,707
Posted By sebcast

I also use a milk crate on the rear rack which is...

I also use a milk crate on the rear rack which is permanently attached there with bungee cords. As for bike, I have a 1985 Miyata ninety.
I recently got my hands on a trailer for $20 and I built an...
03-31-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,449
Posted By sebcast

just bought a classique! It's gorgeous! can't...

just bought a classique! It's gorgeous! can't wait to get to 10 posts to post pics.
Forum: Introductions
03-31-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By sebcast

I organized an event with Peter Harnik,...

I organized an event with Peter Harnik, co-founder of the rails-to-trails conservancy. He's got great stories of this movement. You should check him out if you get the chance.
Forum: Introductions
03-31-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By sebcast

welcome!

welcome!
03-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 292,706
Posted By sebcast

I can't post pictures yet, but I have a 1985...

I can't post pictures yet, but I have a 1985 Miyata ninety in silver with blue decals that I absolutely love.
I know it's a low-end Miyata, but I love to ride it, it's so comfortable and it looks...
10-11-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,018
Posted By sebcast

So I think I may have found what this is! ...

So I think I may have found what this is!

After you all mentioned this was a deparmtent store bike, I searched online for a while. Then I took a hard look at the first picture, which is the one...
10-10-16, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,018
Posted By sebcast

Thanks!

Exactly my intention, learing how to paint it now :)

Thanks for all the answers! Glad I know a bit more about it now.
10-10-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,018
Posted By sebcast

Identifying a vintage bike I picked up

Hi everyone,

been following the forum and specifically this thread for a while but this is my first post :)

I picked up this old (very rusted) road bike on craigslist for free. I simply want to...
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