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11-29-21, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Ger482

thanks DQRider it was great doing the rebuild,...

thanks DQRider it was great doing the rebuild, that bike has gone thousands of miles with me. (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/dqrider-429363.html),,,, yes ride for the fun
11-29-21, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Ger482

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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my 51 year old Claude Butler.I did a rebuild for it's 50th year .I've had...
10-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By Ger482

thanks for the website

thanks for the website
09-05-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

I was told not to worry about it and just have...

I was told not to worry about it and just have fun....good advice
09-04-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

thank you for the info leecycle. yes it is a...

thank you for the info leecycle. yes it is a shimano 600 crankset I believe. I'm going to enjoy riding it now and will look at the sizing in the winter...why is this underlined? quite strange......
09-04-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

thanks mongol777 I'm an old guy ,I just like to...

thanks mongol777 I'm an old guy ,I just like to ride ,brings back good memories p.s why this is underlined I have no idea hehehehe (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mongol777-237597.html)
09-04-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

guys it is shifting just fine I will contact a...

guys it is shifting just fine I will contact a person in england that has rebuilt 100 of these bikes and see what he thinks . but I have ridden this bike at least 100 miles and it works so i'm ok. ...
09-04-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

it seems to shift fine but if you say it is the...

it seems to shift fine but if you say it is the wrong shaft i'm sure you must be right . as I said I was surprised that the long side didn't work on the shaft. I will contact the man that has all the...
09-04-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

I didn't question any answers Charles Wahl.....

I didn't question any answers Charles Wahl.. settle down and relax. ..it's just a bike forum.
09-04-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

here is the link of my rebuild. the bike was...

here is the link of my rebuild. the bike was ridden thousands of miles in my younger days when I road for a Montreal bike shop Baggio.
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09-03-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

guys it's all fine now

guys it's all fine now
09-03-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

here are the measurements all is good here is my...

here are the measurements all is good here is my thread

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1206278-my-old-claud-butler-3.html

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09-03-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

that is the original spindle ,it was used for 50...

that is the original spindle ,it was used for 50 years without issue.how can it be the wrong one..very strange?
09-03-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

I bought a crank puller and flipped the crank...

I bought a crank puller and flipped the crank around.seem O.K. now.the long side was on the crank side now I will remember that it is not always that way.....
09-01-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thanks it was my bike for 50 years

thanks it was my bike for 50 years
09-01-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

yes original crank and yes i'm having several...

yes original crank and yes i'm having several beers and will attack the problem tomorrow . it's not a big issue thanks guys .....Scott
09-01-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

it's the original spindle.You could be right that...

it's the original spindle.You could be right that it should be the opposite way. I thought the longer side went with the crank side?
09-01-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By Ger482

front derailleur help

I need to get my front crank about an 1/8 of an inch tighter.after riding several times and tightening it is still out.I was going to take a couple of 2bye 4s' one on each side and tap it down with a...
08-31-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

here are some pictures. before and after.the...

here are some pictures. before and after.the after is missing the front derailleur as I have to tighten the crank down to line it up.a couple more rides should seat it....
08-29-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Ger482

Claud Butler rebuild

Well I'm just about done with the rebuild, just the front derailleur to go.I need to torque the crankset down enough to align the derailleur. It rides like new. very smooth,I'm quite pleased overall....
08-28-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

I will get some tomorrow.thanks

I will get some tomorrow.thanks
08-28-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

bought a pair of Gran Compes today .I'm back...

bought a pair of Gran Compes today .I'm back riding
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08-28-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

well bought a pair of Dia Compe's today and I'm...

well bought a pair of Dia Compe's today and I'm back riding.
08-27-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

upon more careful inspection of the good lever,it...

upon more careful inspection of the good lever,it too has a crack starting.I'm in Toronto not too far away.I think I will see if I can find a pair at my old bike shop tomorrow..thank you Charles and...
08-27-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

I will look around for another Weinmann.It's the...

I will look around for another Weinmann.It's the lever body that broke,I will JB Weld it for now as I want to get out and...
08-26-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thanks I posted a picture of the broken lever .it...

thanks I posted a picture of the broken lever .it broke at the seam . The other one is fine.
08-26-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

the lever on the right is the broken one,the...

the lever on the right is the broken one,the metal must have fatigued after all these years....
08-26-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

that would be great! I will hold off making a...

that would be great! I will hold off making a change and move the broken unit to the rear brake...Scott
08-26-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By Ger482

replacing vintage brake levers?

I have a broken Weinmann 235 brake lever that I need to replace on my 1970 Claud Butler. Do you think these newer model levers would be O.K. Can't find a replacement here in Toronto. thanks for the...
08-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

it is a Tipo Strada from 1970

it is a Tipo Strada from 1970
08-20-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

painting done decals applied will assemble it...

painting done decals applied will assemble it this weekend. I'm looking forward to a ride....Scott...
08-17-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Ger482

flat and smooth. the grip makes sense.

flat and smooth. the grip makes sense.
08-17-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Ger482

brutal ? sa march bien cone je suis fini, ma...

brutal ? sa march bien cone je suis fini, ma bicyclette est com neuveau! la prochaine....Scott
thanks for the info dddd will continue with the build.
08-17-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Ger482

quick question on hubs

the outer retaining nut has a ridge on the edge,does it face out or in towards the cone. my guess is in but I want to be sure thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ger482

as I posted ,the bike sold too bad .it was a 3 hr...

as I posted ,the bike sold too bad .it was a 3 hr drive from my house and he sold it the same day locally. thanks everyone i am disappointed but my rebuild should be ready next week so I will be back...
08-14-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

I bought them in Barrie here is the...

I bought them in Barrie here is the link....replace xx with tt....Scott
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08-13-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

a little update. I finished the base paint,just...

a little update. I finished the base paint,just waiting for the decals then wet sand and clear coat.I hope to be completed in a week....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ger482

thank you for the information.I do like the bike...

thank you for the information.I do like the bike and the fit is good it was just the price I needed input on I guess 450 it o.k. just found out it sold.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ger482

I looked there but I'm no sure it's the same bike...

I looked there but I'm no sure it's the same bike they quote. thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ger482

Cannondale, is this worth it

Cannondale r 900 10 Speed Road Bike was listed for sale.$450.U.S.I have a picture of the bike but can't find info on what it's worth. I thought I would ask the experts. thanks for the help..Scott...
07-22-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

here is a better picture of the heavily worn...

here is a better picture of the heavily worn freewheel.
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07-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thank you for the information pastorbobnlnh. It...

thank you for the information pastorbobnlnh. It was a package deal for all three.I will take your advice and go with the Suntour procompe over my old Regina...
07-21-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thank you all for the help the rebuild is coming...

thank you all for the help the rebuild is coming along well.I was able to get 3 freewheels for 20 us from a very nice guy in Toronto.here they are any ideas?...
07-17-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thanks for the help,I have reassembled and will...

thanks for the help,I have reassembled and will give it a go.
07-15-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

thank you for the reply .here are the pictures ...

thank you for the reply .here are the pictures
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07-13-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

if anyone has a Regina grand spot corse 5 speed ...

if anyone has a Regina grand spot corse 5 speed 14-22 for sale please contact me thanks
07-13-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Ger482

yes it didn't look good.how that happened is the...

yes it didn't look good.how that happened is the question.maybe just worn out
if anyone has a Regina grand spot corse 5 speed 14-22 for sale please contact me thanks
07-13-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Ger482

Regina freewheel, strange issue

I have removed my freewheel for service only to find a strange wear pattern. any ideas ? thank you for the input....
07-13-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

well I'm making some headway on the rebuild,it's...

well I'm making some headway on the rebuild,it's a very slow process.Everything was frozen ,took me 3 days to free up the headset, got the freewheel off and cleaned, need to pickup new bearings for...
07-07-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Ger482

hi guys finally got all the tools and parts I...

hi guys finally got all the tools and parts I needed it will be a few weeks till they arrive. thanks for the serial number info .looks like a 1970
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