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09-01-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By mech986

Agree with both of you. As far as Expansion, no,...

Agree with both of you. As far as Expansion, no, haven't heard anything simply because getting the one event held and stable has been the primary focus. I really think sans pandemic, the 2020 event...
08-31-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By monkeytusmc

Got an email back today ...

Got an email back today


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08-28-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By grizzly59

Hypothesis- With a good whack, the styrofoam can...

Hypothesis- With a good whack, the styrofoam can break apart.
Methods-I've cut and peeled the outer plastic off an old helmet and whacked it with a bat. Styro broke apart. Whacked another with the...
08-28-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By FrejusFlyer

I got to do it as a passenger in a Ferrari. The...

I got to do it as a passenger in a Ferrari. The driver was well trained, but scared the bejesus out of me. :) I'll stick to bikes. :)
08-28-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By La Brea Bike

My wife and I have been to the Goodwood Revival...

My wife and I have been to the Goodwood Revival three times. Amazing time. I would love to see something like that, a celebration of Vintage Bikes... Everyone wears appropriate period clothing......
08-21-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

While these are as cool as can be, they were no...

While these are as cool as can be, they were no flyweights like the actual team bikes, 22lb for a tiny 22.5in frame listed above.

Anytime I see a C+V Raliegh, be it an SBDU, Pro or anything above...
08-21-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,455
Posted By merziac

Wait, what, is there a question here? :twitchy: ...

Wait, what, is there a question here? :twitchy:

Brooks, period. ;)
08-20-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Mad Honk

The yellow dust caps should be able to come off. ...

The yellow dust caps should be able to come off. They may take a bit of prying with a sharp item like an x-acto blade, but once off the bearing assembly should be exposed. The assembly can be...
08-18-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By verktyg

More Cottered Cranks

randyjawa my 1965 Swiss made Tigra has DURAX SPECIAL COURSE forged steel cranks with Simplex chainrings and a Campy cottered BB.
...
08-18-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By randyjawa

I could not agree more about my cottered...

I could not agree more about my cottered Stronglight Competition crank set. In truth, I am a cottered crank freak......
08-18-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By verktyg

BITD, especially during the height of the Bike...

BITD, especially during the height of the Bike Boom Fad, many makers, especially the French (Gitane in particular) were using cotters that were Wayyyy to soft. They easily distorted and worked loose....
08-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By randyjawa

Make sure that the cotter pins are not all the...

Make sure that the cotter pins are not all the way through the crank arm. Usually, they should go all the way through without sticking out. I always check this carefully and add ensurence with a...
08-18-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By markk900

Perhaps try both cotters inserted from the other...

Perhaps try both cotters inserted from the other side of the crank arm?
08-18-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By juvela

----- do not see anything amiss in images ...

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do not see anything amiss in images

normally symptoms such as you describe are due to poor fitment or poor matching

appreciate you know what you are doing

are wedgebolts new or used?
08-09-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,875
Posted By Riveting

I believe mosquitos are attracted to the CO2 in...

I believe mosquitos are attracted to the CO2 in your exhale, so the simple answer is to stop breathing.
07-17-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By juvela

----- also, Miller was quite prominent in...

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also, Miller was quite prominent in Brit lighting kit at this epoch

you might wish to check to see if you can locate some period adverts/brochures/catalogues from them

in addition to...
07-17-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By clubman

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were...

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were commonly mounted on this type of braze-on. This isn't period correct but it is a Bluemels. I know I've got a Lucas with the same mount but I can't find it....
07-16-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,704
Posted By Andy Short

I bought a 1953 Armstrong Consort (26" frame)...

I bought a 1953 Armstrong Consort (26" frame) from a second hand shop a couple of doors along from Rotrax, summer '74 or '75. Now restored by Argos and running all more recent kit as a tourer.
only...
07-12-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,969
Posted By SoccerBallXan

British bicycles for the win!

British bicycles for the win!
06-21-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By Paul Barnard

He sounds like a swell guy. ...

He sounds like a swell guy.

https://www.newschannel10.com/2021/06/21/police-id-driver-who-rammed-bike-riders-during-arizona-race/
06-20-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By himespau

As someone who was recently hit by a car, this is...

As someone who was recently hit by a car, this is assault with a deadly weapon. Whether it was with malice or negligence, this was assault that resulted in grievious bodily harm and should be...
06-20-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By Rick

If drugs : he chose to do drugs guilty. If cell...

If drugs : he chose to do drugs guilty.
If cell phone: he chose to pay attention to the phone guilty.
If to tired: he made another bad choice guilty.



Very unlikely: even so doesn't qualify...
06-20-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By MinnMan

Just horrible. Following too-close on the heals...

Just horrible. Following too-close on the heals of the terrible incident in Las Vegas late last year. The driver in that case got 40 years, btw.

I don't have the energy to speculate on what...
06-20-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By CliffordK

I will be curious when all the drug tests come...

I will be curious when all the drug tests come back. Perhaps phone records. And, also work hours, or hours behind the wheel. Accident reconstruction.

It is possible that somehow he...
06-20-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By CliffordK

Not a felon like someone who just robbed a bank...

Not a felon like someone who just robbed a bank without injury.

This man was using a vehicle as a weapon. And, continued to pose a risk to everybody on the streets from police to pedestrians to...
06-20-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By Rick

The perp fled the seen after what is believed to...

The perp fled the seen after what is believed to be an intentional act of violence. What he did is a felony. The police shot a dangerous fleeing felon.
06-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By teejaywhy

As is the seemingly standard procedure these...

As is the seemingly standard procedure these days, your comments are not based on any facts, just emotional knee-jerk. Maybe let's wait until there are some more details released before we...
06-20-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bald Paul

Drunk, high, sober, or just road raging against...

Drunk, high, sober, or just road raging against cyclists, that driver (if he recovers from the gunshot wound) should face attempted murder charges.

Edit: I won't shed any tears if he doesn't...
05-12-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By panzerwagon

I prefer the opposite. I love the sounds of...

I prefer the opposite. I love the sounds of cracking twigs and leaves under the soft tyres, with just a faint whirr coming from the freewheel and drivetrain, and an occasional crackle when shifting....
05-05-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,740
Posted By clubman

Guess I'm old.. Every 28 mm tires is supple if...

Guess I'm old.. Every 28 mm tires is supple if you remember riding fast clinchers in the late 80's and 90's. 23 mm was normal for most but I rode many 18 - 20's at high pressures on Open 4CDs. Was...
04-28-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By momoman

No. Auto parts stores offer loaner tools for...

No. Auto parts stores offer loaner tools for free. You pay for the tools, use them, return them and get your deposit back.

Advance Auto Parts Tool Loaner Program...
04-27-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By momoman

I bought an old Campy hub on EBay and the axle...

I bought an old Campy hub on EBay and the axle was stripped. I used a thread file and rolled the axle into the file, instead of clamping the axle down and filing it. I was able to restore the...
04-11-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By SotR23

A chance for people with vintage bicycles gather...

A chance for people with vintage bicycles gather together (remember doing that?), show off their bikes to each other and take a ride.
01-02-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By OldsCOOL

Last summerís junk save, the Peugeot UO-14: ...

Last summerís junk save, the Peugeot UO-14:


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12-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By Medium Size Dog

Low to mid Manufrance/ St. Etienne branded CDI...

Low to mid Manufrance/ St. Etienne branded CDI that I bought new in 73 or 4 and upgraded then with some better parts. It was slowly decaying in storage for 20 plus years and I decided to revive it....
11-30-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Super Champion model 58 was around in the mid...

The Super Champion model 58 was around in the mid 70's (and maybe earlier?) and had hooks to retain the bead.
I recall using these with 27 x 1 1/8" tires that took 90psi. Can't imagine using...
11-14-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By cyclostam

noobinsf Thank you. My french bike is Peugeot...

noobinsf Thank you. My french bike is Peugeot with Vitus tubes (sorry for the bad photo). The photo is back when I bought the bike. I changed saddle, bar-tape and cables since then.
The wheel-set in...
11-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By juvela

----- wrt seat stay treatment - this...

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wrt seat stay treatment -

this seat stay design was employed by a number of french makers and is not in any way a MICMO signature item

two well known makers who used it extensively...
10-18-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By keithdavis2

Ok I have eleven post now so I think I can put...

Ok I have eleven post now so I think I can put the pictures of my Royals.
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The...
10-14-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By threespeedmafia

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Mid 50s Hercules Royal Prince out for a fall ride
10-14-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By threespeedmafia

Please don't part it out. Simply add a more...

Please don't part it out. Simply add a more upright bar for that stem, or find period correct stem and drop bars and add a more period correct SA trigger and saddle.
Raleighs were sold (under the...
10-14-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By threespeedmafia

Congrats on the winning bid. It could have been...

Congrats on the winning bid. It could have been purchased from the bicycle shop originally set up as a 3 speed per the owner's request. The chain ring (one of the prettiest) was used as a double...
10-06-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By Prowler

You folks have helped a lot. Yesterday I had a...

You folks have helped a lot. Yesterday I had a Columbia 3 spd to service. No big deal except the IGH was no-op. The hub looked black painted and grungy. But I gently scraped the grunge and found...
10-05-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By Tomm Willians

My 70ís era PX60 ...

My 70ís era PX60
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10-04-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By thumpism

His 'n' hers. Looks like a matched pair of 23...

His 'n' hers. Looks like a matched pair of 23 inchers for a decent price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/385559745796671
...
10-03-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25,105
Views: 3,158,894
Posted By gster

Once the BB is open you can just get in there...

Once the BB is open you can just get in there with a varsol rag etc and clean out.
The steel is very strong and I have never removed/replaced one.
These bikes were built to last
and they really do.
09-30-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,388
Posted By merziac

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca...

:twitchy: Tough crowd, not much love for Silca frame pumps.

I have at least a dozen of them, all work just fine and would get you down the road and home.

Many of them are giving up after 50...
09-25-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,799
Posted By Rippstar

Thanks for the research and info 1989Pre & T-Mar!...

Thanks for the research and info 1989Pre & T-Mar! I'll be sure to post photos of the finished build when I can carve out some time to put it all back together.
09-24-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks so much for this post & images!...

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Thanks so much for this post & images! Fine job. :thumb:

Readers with an interest in the tubesets from Ateliers de La Rive might like to see this GEFFAC (export group) page of the...
09-23-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3,486
Views: 858,057
Posted By polymorphself

Build just finished for a friend. ...

Build just finished for a friend.

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