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08-07-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By oneclick

Rear QR axles are 10mm, solid are 9.5. Using...

Rear QR axles are 10mm, solid are 9.5.

Using a different set of axle+cones in the same hub will likely work, but there are three possible issues:

a) the cone may not fit in the dust-cap - can...
08-04-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By oneclick

They are a locknut; there is another nut inboard...

They are a locknut; there is another nut inboard of the slotted domed bit.

They fall out when someone tightens the screw on the the other side (to increase the friction) and fails to re-tighten...
08-01-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By oneclick

[EDIT: zeroth, that's not a triple SLJ, it's a...

[EDIT: zeroth, that's not a triple SLJ, it's a double, and your big is only 45-ish with a tripleizer, so it is no wonder you are having cage/ring/cable clearance issues]

First, yes that front mech...
07-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 546,193
Posted By oneclick

I silver-soldered it in place first; drilled and...

I silver-soldered it in place first; drilled and tapped the centre of the boss, then took the centre part of a quick-release ( a nice straight one) and mounted that in the lathe with a stub of the...
07-25-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 314
Posted By oneclick

No cage-style pedal does. Even a prominent rear...

No cage-style pedal does. Even a prominent rear lip on platforms, like the Maillard CXC and the Campagnolo Athena/Chorus/etcetera, will quickly wear a groove in any rubber-soled shoe.
07-25-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 314
Posted By oneclick

SR Adamas - they take normal clips, so you can...

SR Adamas - they take normal clips, so you can use the biggest you can find. I doubt you find a wider platform, and there is no quill.

The do have a nasty bit of useless steel weight on the...
07-25-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By oneclick

Those look to be the very nice Vitus forged...

Those look to be the very nice Vitus forged dropouts, they have that inward bend that helps with chain/freewheel clearance - and hence wheel removal/replacement.
07-25-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,108
Views: 546,193
Posted By oneclick

I knew I had one of those sets of shifters. ...

I knew I had one of those sets of shifters.

The bolt and nut you need are these:
...
07-18-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By oneclick

I have a 150mm cottered crankset, three-arm...

I have a 150mm cottered crankset, three-arm pattern so loads of alloy rings will fit, has steel 45 and 40 rings on it now.
It's in nearly new condition.
And I'm also in the GWN so you can have it...
07-18-22, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By oneclick

I had some plastic rim strips that developed a...

I had some plastic rim strips that developed a split, it didn't show separated with the tyre off but when inflated a bit of the tube herniated through it, and then with time got cut by the edges.
...
07-17-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,705
Posted By oneclick

If it's the old version (looks to be, brass...

If it's the old version (looks to be, brass screw) it's M5x.09

Like this one (in steel so it won't break as easily):
...
07-17-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 455,735
Posted By oneclick

Not exactly a mixte, but certainly french

This was until today a stalled project, just got it out and started dusting it off.
Decals are next.

It's a Mercier built from a frame and a few bits I found being thrown away.
The frame and...
07-17-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,694
Posted By oneclick

Mr. Softley's (www.cyclomondo.net): Moto...

Mr. Softley's (www.cyclomondo.net):

Moto choices 2 C
Moto decals 1 Moto 3
Moto decals 1 Moto 6
Moto choices 4 L
531 French 3 tube and forks


The narrow gold bands on the fork and seat-tube...
07-17-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,694
Posted By oneclick

It caught my attention because I've noticed that...

It caught my attention because I've noticed that Gian Robert cranks, which were cast (I believe) with that style of cut-out spider arms, all crack.
It's a shame, because they are nice-looking.
I...
07-09-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By oneclick

You need a loupe. A scratch will usually...

You need a loupe.

A scratch will usually show metal displaced outwards from the surface, at the edges. Whatever causes the scratch will push metal as well as cut.

A crack will have no upwards...
07-05-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,703
Posted By oneclick

gb.

gb.
07-04-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By oneclick

Technically not a mixte, but an "anglais". ...

Technically not a mixte, but an "anglais".

Columbus Gara is straight-gauge chr-mo, everything 0.8 except the chainstays (0.9), forks (1.0), and steerer (1.55/2.3).

I have no idea about age or...
07-01-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By oneclick

Yes, but a) they're french, even "not...

Yes, but
a) they're french, even "not always/often/ever" still does not encompass all they might do; and
b) the Magistroni's aren't.
07-01-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By oneclick

I just measured a very similar Magistroni crank,...

I just measured a very similar Magistroni crank, and the three pins are 116 BCD; chainrings of that format are quite common, smallest being a 36. Your outer bolts I'm not sure of the BCD but if it's...
06-30-22, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By oneclick

Put a 1mm thick pedal washer each side of the...

Put a 1mm thick pedal washer each side of the narrow bike.
06-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By oneclick

1974 Torpado mixte

Just arrived - a frame, fork, wheels, and brakes. This was one of those deals where shipping was more then the bike.

I know it's a 1974:
...
06-23-22, 02:21 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 17,005
Posted By oneclick

I used an LBS for a distance purchase; worked out perfectly

I persuaded a seller to take a frame/fork/wheels/parts to a bike shop local to him and they packed and arranged shipping.

This post is to say what a great job they did. The shop is Cycles CL in...
06-22-22, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By oneclick

I took a couple off without the tool, used a...

I took a couple off without the tool, used a jubilee clip to get an equal grip all around, and used an adjustable spanner against the worm, no trouble.

In hindsight I would been fine with...
06-17-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 712
Posted By oneclick

Likely yes. Check for cracks, if none, drill...

Likely yes.

Check for cracks, if none, drill (a) hole(s) at the top of the expansion slot(s) and bring it back to life.
06-17-22, 01:54 AM
Replies: 70,475
Views: 11,528,291
Posted By oneclick

I think that means the shifters need that single...

I think that means the shifters need that single square boss on the top of the downtube.

Still a good deal for the mechs alone.
06-16-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,500
Posted By oneclick

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that...

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that (so did Frejus but the stay tops look different).
06-16-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By oneclick

Some intangibles are more valuable than money.

Some intangibles are more valuable than money.
06-15-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By oneclick

I'd be REALLY worried about those apparent cracks...

I'd be REALLY worried about those apparent cracks and bridge separation

Strip the paint from that area and have a good look.
06-15-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By oneclick

Found on the net - "Brooks Archive"

Was searching for info and found this site - about 30 Brooks catalogues dating from 1899 to 2008.

BROOKS BIKE SADDLES HISTORY (http://pedaling.org/brooks-brand.html)

worth bookmarking...
06-14-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By oneclick

Take a seatpost bolt female bit, drill it out and...

Take a seatpost bolt female bit, drill it out and file the tang off, file the outermost surface flat, and cut the shank to fit.
06-14-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By oneclick

Tap that hole, put a bit of aluminium screw...

Tap that hole, put a bit of aluminium screw through, just long enough to go through and let you peen both ends. You do that enough to distort the threads below the surfaces of the hole (so the bit...
06-13-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By oneclick

Under - and a full twist. It's not perfect, but...

Under - and a full twist. It's not perfect, but you have an outer slot in the cage, that'll do.

And yes, inside the tab, to keep the strap from rubbing the crank.
06-13-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By oneclick

www.nkilgariff.com (The late Norman...

www.nkilgariff.com

(The late Norman Kilgariff's site, which you should visit if you have not yet) - a sample:
...
05-26-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,431
Posted By oneclick

Now something that can be ridden

List of bits:
Crank - Zeus Criterium
Pedals - Zeus 2000 (one repaired with a steel cage)
FW - Shimano Uniglide 14-28
Chain - Clark anti-rust
Rear mech - Zeus Criterium (version with aluminium...
05-26-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By oneclick

I have seen many wheels, presumably as supplied,...

I have seen many wheels, presumably as supplied, laced as you describe. It may be that at that time wheel building was quicker if the wheel was not laced symetrically (see J. Brandt's book for why...
05-25-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,703
Posted By oneclick

Dynamax ---> Grand Record

I started a build thread about how this:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p7150316s1_16794bf2d3d66c3cc48a79e5cbe28042a39cf7f5.jpg

became this:
...
05-19-22, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By oneclick

They are supposed to cross; fix it. It's...

They are supposed to cross; fix it.

It's because the spokes share the load a bit better. On spokes that have done many miles you can sometimes see a wear mark at the crossing point.

Just do...
05-14-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By oneclick

Strip it, weight it, and find out what diameter...

Strip it, weight it, and find out what diameter seatpost fits.
05-09-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By oneclick

That won't quite work. The hose will have an...

That won't quite work. The hose will have an internal metal-barbed end with an olive-shaped outer bit that makes the hose fit snugly in the barrel; if you draw it out and put a sleeve on it it'll...
05-08-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19,216
Views: 2,416,819
Posted By oneclick

End of the road:Arichat

Test ride for the new-build Torpado; a few tweaks, no issues. A stiff breeze today, so I chose the target destination with a view to a tailwind on the way back.
...
05-08-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19,216
Views: 2,416,819
Posted By oneclick

Bibendum is the name of the Michelin mascot.

Bibendum is the name of the Michelin mascot.
05-07-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By oneclick

Profile AeroPro.

Profile AeroPro.
05-07-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By oneclick

As others have said, don't ream, just bend it...

As others have said, don't ream, just bend it round again. The lug and tube at that point are not very hard and it should not take much work.

Reaming is a bad idea generally, the tube walls are...
05-05-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By oneclick

Rideable now, and nice; I like it.

So it's pretty much done and I have been around the block on it and like it a lot. Needs some tidying, I discovered the fork was bent a little, one side needed tweaking and the slots were for 5/16...
05-01-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,453
Posted By oneclick

I think the latter - have a pair of Model B from...

I think the latter - have a pair of Model B from about the same time and both had that; kept it on the re-paints; have a pic of one of them (the decals are original, took a bit of time masking):
...
04-29-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By oneclick

Are there commercial versions of this thing?

Got a chip in the powdercoat from the sidepull brake and started thinking it needed something like this:

...
04-28-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By oneclick

It looks the same. Don't know if it feels...

It looks the same. Don't know if it feels different - haven't ridden this one yet:

...
04-25-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,453
Posted By oneclick

On a Rampar-built Raleigh recently I noted a...

On a Rampar-built Raleigh recently I noted a white plastic (vinyl) sticker used to make the head tube contrast with the painted frame, looked die-cut and was an exact fit in between the head lugs.
04-24-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,453
Posted By oneclick

You could probably find one of the part- or...

You could probably find one of the part- or completely-chromed lower-end Torpados for not much money. It'd probably also need component replacing or upgrading, the Gian Robert /Campagnolo Valentino...
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