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07-24-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By JaccoW

And when you're done a good rubdown with...

And when you're done a good rubdown with Balsamico Tradizionale but only on red bikes.
07-24-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 430,555
Posted By JaccoW

How much overhang is there? Because that looks...

How much overhang is there? Because that looks like a good 3+ feet of overhang and that can't be legal.
And the giant sign you will need otherwise probably won't help fuel efficiency either.
07-24-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for...

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for a front fork boss. Here...
07-24-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By JaccoW

+1 Though a tight fit around the fender...

+1

Though a tight fit around the fender stays is less critical as you can easily move the fender a little bit further out.
07-24-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By JaccoW

A combination of Honjo small parts...

A combination of Honjo small parts (https://sim.works/collections/small-parts-simworks-by-honjo) and rivets. The original bolts are fairly low profile compared to the hug VO bolts already but the...
07-23-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

Crosspost from the Where'd You Ride Today-thread....

Crosspost from the Where'd You Ride Today-thread.

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,919,494
Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-23-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 964
Posted By JaccoW

Considering I bought 4 bikes since the beginning...

Considering I bought 4 bikes since the beginning of Covid for less than €100 ($120) combined I think not. I should probably sell a few to make some room.

EDIT: And that's ignoring the 2 bikes I...
07-23-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,459
Posted By JaccoW

Wow! That looks like a wonderful trip over there....

Wow! That looks like a wonderful trip over there. It's a heavy bike for sure and I'm amazed you managed to get it on the roof of the car.
What made you feel like 5-speed would have been better? Did...
07-23-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 393
Posted By JaccoW

I personally think hammered or smooth would look...

I personally think hammered or smooth would look best.

As for mudflaps; I've tried Gilles Berthoud (https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/642-783-front-rear-leather-mud-flaps.html#/131-color-cork), which...
07-19-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,822
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks for posting Tom. It might be pre-2000 I...

Thanks for posting Tom. It might be pre-2000 I will dig into the brochures later this week, :thumb:
07-15-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By JaccoW

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by...

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by No22 Bicycles for a cool $900 - $1100 (https://22bicycles.com/products/titanium-fenders) depending on the finish. Similar mounting to the Gilles...
07-14-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By JaccoW

Trenchfoot

Trenchfoot
07-14-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By JaccoW

Some of the newer IQ-XS lights are 80 lux...

Some of the newer IQ-XS lights are 80 lux (https://www.bumm.de/en/products/dynamo-scheinwerfer/parent/516711/produkt/516711grtsndi.html?), which is the same as the Cyo Premium models. And for my...
07-13-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,581
Posted By JaccoW

Last of the Lepper saddles ...

Last of the Lepper saddles

http://i.imgur.com/P3fL0oR.jpg (https://imgur.com/P3fL0oR)
07-07-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,529
Posted By JaccoW

Too many. Between 1-3 a year at the moment....

Too many.

Between 1-3 a year at the moment. And pretty much all of them for myself or close friends. Currently I just wrapped up one build...
07-05-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

I did 100km (60 mi) this weekend and I am bound...

I did 100km (60 mi) this weekend and I am bound to add a couple more longer days to that before the end of August. And from Marseille to Rome is a little under 1000 km (600 mi). I'm not sure I will...
07-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P
07-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17,550
Views: 1,919,494
Posted By JaccoW

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to...

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower on the climbs (though that might...
07-05-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

So the ride across the southern province was a...

So the ride across the southern province was a nice one this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower...
07-05-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 62,908
Views: 9,583,218
Posted By JaccoW

64cm mixte

A Snel Safari touring bike mixte (https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-racefietsen/m1712240014-snel-safari-toerfiets.html?c=9b26ed2a557deff636f4f8b9c5b7a618) in a 64cm size. Yes,...
06-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an...

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an 11-speed hub would be fun on here derailleurs simply are the most cost effective way in most cases to get a wide range of gears. If I ever manage to...
06-29-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

The fenders, chaincase, frame lock and rack...

The fenders, chaincase, frame lock and rack probably account for at least 3kg (6.6 lbs). And like Kurt said, the Nexave parts aren't the lightest either.

I'll probably strip it down to the frame...
06-29-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,903
Posted By JaccoW

So how about that picture now that you have 10+...

So how about that picture now that you have 10+ posts? ;)

Just realized going through the brochure of my new-to-me Koga-Miyata Adventure...
06-29-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

Nice. :) What kind of bike/model was it?

Nice. :) What kind of bike/model was it?
06-28-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 703,161
Posted By JaccoW

I believe this is pretty much done now: ...

I believe this is pretty much done now:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/uWSVX5S.jpg (https://imgur.com/uWSVX5S)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/eIp4YLg.jpg (https://imgur.com/eIp4YLg)
06-28-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

And to finish the day, a couple of high-res...

And to finish the day, a couple of high-res brochure scans:

http://i.imgur.com/iPsq5ig.png (https://imgur.com/iPsq5ig)
http://i.imgur.com/IJPIpM4.png (https://imgur.com/IJPIpM4)...
06-28-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

So for today I went for a simple strip so I can...

So for today I went for a simple strip so I can clean the bike later and to see how all the components are doing.

There are some fun evolutionary Shimano parts on here that did not stand the test...
06-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By JaccoW

Old world (barely) vintage - 1999 Koga-Miyata Adventure

I picked up another Koga-Miyata again. In fact, I got my hands on a large stack of brochures and I have started digitizing them in this thread...
06-28-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By JaccoW

The first thing I thought of was a Crust Disc...

The first thing I thought of was a Crust Disc Romanceur fork (https://crustbikes.com/collections/forks/products/disc-romanceur-fork?variant=39285520859226) though that one tops out at 261mm. It does...
06-28-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 430,555
Posted By JaccoW

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender...

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender using rivets.

http://i.imgur.com/MDoz1Kg.jpg (https://imgur.com/MDoz1Kg)
http://i.imgur.com/TH1YObg.jpg (https://imgur.com/TH1YObg)...
06-28-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really...

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really liked the look of the cream Schwalbe's but it turned out really well. :)

I'm running them at 3 bar (~43 psi) but we'll see if I like them higher or...
06-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,031
Posted By JaccoW

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo...

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo the rear wheel next year with a more modern SA hub like the RXL-RD5 (https://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/rxl-rd5) that I have on the...
06-26-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,425
Views: 430,555
Posted By JaccoW

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to...

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to fit 42-622 tyres on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and redished a front wheel because my laziness caught up with me.
The rear fender cut would have been...
06-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,973
Posted By JaccoW

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the...

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the country together with some friends to do some day rides and I was planning on taking this bike. They both ride road bikes and while I am plenty fast I...
06-25-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 498
Posted By JaccoW

I think it might even work with a 22 tooth...

I think it might even work with a 22 tooth difference but by that time the front derailleur starts getting way too fiddly with the chain sitting in the narrow part of the cage.

Yeah the chain...
06-25-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,102
Posted By JaccoW

I went on another trip with my father to pick up...

I went on another trip with my father to pick up a ridiculously cheap pair of bikes. Only one of which I have plans for, the other i can't even find anything for on the internet.

A "Reflection...
06-25-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 498
Posted By JaccoW

Not the person you asked but I run a 48/28T x...

Not the person you asked but I run a 48/28T x 11-32 setup with a Shimano Ultegra FD-R8000-F with this KREX chain catcher (https://www.ebay.com/itm/164281654123?var=463897447308) for a fun 20T...
Forum: Touring
06-21-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By JaccoW

How do you like those Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H...

How do you like those Pirelli Cinturato Gravel H (https://velo.pirelli.com/en/uk/product/cinturato-gravel-hard-terrain/700x35c/red) tyres? They look interesting for a touring/rando bike.
Forum: Touring
06-17-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,313
Posted By JaccoW

It's probably relatively easy to build a bike...

It's probably relatively easy to build a bike with a front dynamo hub and a Velogical rim dynamo...
06-15-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,175
Posted By JaccoW

I made a list a couple of years ago of modern...

I made a list a couple of years ago of modern high-flange cassette hubs with some help of the community.
You can find it here: Experiences with current High Flange Cassette hubs?...
Forum: Touring
06-15-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,048
Posted By JaccoW

Getting a bike box shouldn't be too hard. Any DIY...

Getting a bike box shouldn't be too hard. Any DIY store or Decathlon could probably give you a fitting box for free.

Keep in mind that Luxembourg is one of the richer countries in Europe but also...
06-14-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By JaccoW

Cranks from Stronglight at that time are a bit...

Cranks from Stronglight at that time are a bit weird on those points. Sometimes they use Stronglight's own special threading for the crankpuller, sometimes the standard 22mm and the same goes for the...
06-14-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By JaccoW

What Stronglight crank do you have? If you can...

What Stronglight crank do you have? If you can fit a smaller chainring up front that 28T in the rear could be more than enough.
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I went a bit overboard on it but it rides...

Thanks! I went a bit overboard on it but it rides really well. The rear rack is a Carradice Bagman Expedition support QR...
Forum: Touring
06-13-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By JaccoW

Great looking Koga-Miyata! I have a 1992...

Great looking Koga-Miyata!

I have a 1992 Traveller and 1993 WorldTraveller myself (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215974-1993-koga-miyata-worldtraveller-project-66cm-frame.html). The...
06-12-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 62,908
Views: 9,583,218
Posted By JaccoW

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are...

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are probably one third of the price. The bottle cage looks like it might be one too.
Nitto stem? Looks like a well-modernized bike.
06-12-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62,908
Views: 9,583,218
Posted By JaccoW

This awesome chaincase in France: Ancien carter...

This awesome chaincase in France:
Ancien carter protète chaine vélo hirondelle retro-directe Saint etienne (https://www.ebay.nl/itm/255008913959?hash=item3b5fb73a27:g:bisAAOSwvYNgvm9q) eBay.fr €50 +...
06-11-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,279
Posted By JaccoW

I have a list of bike-threads on here that I...

I have a list of bike-threads on here that I spent between €20 and €120 ($24-$145) on to buy and many times that to turn them into something I will really enjoy... or someone else.
It's a hobby with...
Forum: Touring
06-10-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,048
Posted By JaccoW

Where are you planning to end? The Frankfurt...

Where are you planning to end? The Frankfurt bicycle market is different from the one in Monschau.

As with anything the quicker you want to get rid of it, the lower the price should be....
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