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05-15-22, 02:34 PM
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Posted By cudak888

Deformed, or was the bead not seating correctly?...

Deformed, or was the bead not seating correctly? Just curious, seeing as the CdV is a fairly thin, high-thread-count tire. In some ways, it's not the best thing to combine with a straight-side steel...
05-12-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By cudak888

That's not a realistic assessment. eBay's...

That's not a realistic assessment. eBay's less-than-20% from sales gross is only part of the cut one will ultimately pay.

You haven't factored that eBay calculates a seller's 1099 from the gross...
05-10-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By cudak888

$175 + actual shipping.

$175 + actual shipping.
04-29-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,870
Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

Built with a generic no-name hub on it (though I...

Built with a generic no-name hub on it (though I believe it's a Shimano or a clone). But I already had to unlace the wheel once, so if I've got to do it again...I will.

That said, I've already...
04-29-22, 07:41 AM
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Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

ISO Shimano 7-speed freehub body for Hyperglide. ...

ISO Shimano 7-speed freehub body for Hyperglide.

Need this to get out of a jam. Offered to fix a neighbor's bike, and it's been one disaster after the other: First, the freewheel didn't arrive for...
04-27-22, 04:38 PM
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Posted By cudak888

Still a potential parts donor :P -Kurt

Still a potential parts donor :P

-Kurt
04-19-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,238
Posted By cudak888

Not bad. Keep glossing on some nice enameled...

Not bad. Keep glossing on some nice enameled flattery and I just might give you the honor of buying them for $43k.

:P

;)

-Kurt
04-19-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,238
Posted By cudak888

Just want to remind everyone in case you missed...

Just want to remind everyone in case you missed my post on the first of April in the Sales subforum...
04-18-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,199
Posted By cudak888

I haven't had a chance to nag the local...

I haven't had a chance to nag the local Specialized shops. A bit difficult since the chain's larger store was recently closed. But will do.

-Kurt
04-16-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,238
Posted By cudak888

"Investment" opportunity. "Investment"...

"Investment" opportunity.

"Investment" suggests a potential for profit after acquisition. Not happening.

This is an opportunity for someone with the money to burn to acquire all their grail...
04-15-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By cudak888

Was going to crack a snide remark, but just...

Was going to crack a snide remark, but just thought about the fact that whoever in China set up that bar tape for the pictures is probably underpaid and trying to eke out a living without anyone...
04-14-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,199
Posted By cudak888

I'd rather just see Specialized / DT properly...

I'd rather just see Specialized / DT properly support their legacy equipment (after all, these were still being used on modern wheels - in black - up to 2015, at least).

Not really a fan of that...
04-13-22, 11:49 PM
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Posted By cudak888

That's the best deal I've seen here in years....

That's the best deal I've seen here in years. Fully modded for basically nothing. Someone doesn't know what they have.

-Kurt
04-13-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By cudak888

That's for Dutch bikes with unthreaded bottom...

That's for Dutch bikes with unthreaded bottom brackets. Google them using the Dutch word, trapas, and you'll find more info on these. They're press-fit.

They're more or less driven into (or out...
04-13-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By cudak888

Waiting for the day they finally offer both those...

Waiting for the day they finally offer both those and square taper BB's with Raleigh 26 TPI threads.

It's a bit of a shame to think that there's enough demand for a 24tpi cottered BB - which...
04-13-22, 08:17 AM
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Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

I think I have a Helicomatic wrench here. PM me. ...

I think I have a Helicomatic wrench here. PM me.

-Kurt
04-13-22, 08:10 AM
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Posted By cudak888

Love it. Reminds me when I had whitewalls on my...

Love it. Reminds me when I had whitewalls on my '51.

-Kurt
04-12-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By cudak888

FYI, the forks on the OP's Lenton were bent back...

FYI, the forks on the OP's Lenton were bent back a smidge, but the repair appears to have bent the forks too far forward as the frame has significant front-end damage. Note the wrinkle under the top...
04-11-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 35,392
Posted By cudak888

Very nice choice. Basically a single-ring version...

Very nice choice. Basically a single-ring version of the Dura-Ace 7800 crank.

-Kurt
Forum: For Sale
04-11-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By cudak888

36V 12Ah e-bike batteries [South Florida local p/u only]

Former bikeshare batteries - never used in service and basically new. Uses Molex ML-XT plugs. Bought them to do some ex-bikeshare bike giveaways, but keep getting screwed by various operators who...
Forum: For Sale
04-11-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By cudak888

Clean Republic Hilltopper 24V e-bike battery [South Florida local p/u only]

Nice, compact 24V battery originally provided for some Clean Republic Hilltopper kits. Fitted with an Amass MT60 connector.

Have original motor controller too for another $20; can solder a MT60...
Forum: For Sale
04-11-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By cudak888

GenZe V2 e-bike 36V battery [South Florida local P/U only]

Good GenZe "V2" series 36V battery w/Samsung cells. Charges up perfectly. A bit nicked up cosmetically, but otherwise works well.

$275 OBO. Located in South Florida (Miami); local pick-up ONLY...
04-11-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,870
Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

Shifters or freewheel? I have these. Not...

Shifters or freewheel?

I have these. Not pretty, but they are 6-speed Accushift:
...
04-10-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By cudak888

A lot. Seriously, though, I don't know...

A lot.

Seriously, though, I don't know offhand. Regardless, steel rims + industrial folding mechanism + chrome steel fittings throughout don't make for a light machine.

-Kurt
04-09-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By cudak888

Sent a PM with a question or two. -Kurt

Sent a PM with a question or two.

-Kurt
04-08-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By cudak888

1970 Raleigh Twenty - Bronze Green

Pretty much an original Twenty, decent enough to be presentable, but also a ball of spiderweb rust depending on how you look at it. Pretty much all original, including the oddball Altenberger brake...
04-08-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By cudak888

Redux: Another Pile of Cudak888's Bike Crap

Prices do not include shipping; will come up with the cheapest way to get it to you via Priority Mail. Flat Rates usually work best from down here in South Florida, so trying to get whatever can be...
04-07-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By cudak888

1975 Raleigh Professional Mk.IV frameset - cosmetically challenged

This is a 60cm, 1975 Pro Mk.IV frame that's in survivor shape, and would be presentable EXCEPT for major issues with paint on the top tube - or rather, the lack of paint on said top tube. Someone...
04-07-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By cudak888

1975 Raleigh Professional Mk.IV - CHROMED - Rolling Frameset

Perhaps you've seen it on FeeBay, but listing it here with a lower price than that. $500 + actual shipping cost via BikeFlights.

Here's the extensive description and a link to the full Flickr...
04-07-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By cudak888

This thing has to go; the spiderweb rust shown in...

This thing has to go; the spiderweb rust shown in that last photo isn't fairing that well in the shed and I have too much junk indoors. Starting to trip over this crap has become a concern, and...
04-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 934
Posted By cudak888

What a joy to see this one back together!...

What a joy to see this one back together! Absolutely beautiful - as it always has been, even as a frameset.

Do link up the original thread to this just so we can go through the build - convoluted...
04-06-22, 08:38 AM
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Posted By cudak888

Someone probably made the mistake of getting a...

Someone probably made the mistake of getting a Mk.2 for the collection when a TI-manufactured Mk.3 would have been more appropriate.

-Kurt
04-06-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,308
Posted By cudak888

Don't worry, we can cold-set it with the Park...

Don't worry, we can cold-set it with the Park HTS-1.

-Kurt
04-06-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,168
Posted By cudak888

Happy to say that these had their first event...

Happy to say that these had their first event last March! They show up in the video of the event in this Twitter post YouTube link.

https://youtu.be/X5pvAKLKjd4

They turned out to be ideal for...
04-05-22, 12:57 PM
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Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

That would work. PM incoming. -Kurt

That would work. PM incoming.

-Kurt
04-04-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,870
Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

THIS x 1,000! Visual inspection is...

THIS x 1,000!

Visual inspection is absolutely no guarantee; I've seen cogs that looked worn that have worked on both their original chains and a replacement chain and I've seen the complete...
04-03-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By cudak888

The Schwinn Approved freewheel - do you happen to...

The Schwinn Approved freewheel - do you happen to know how much wear the 14T cog may have on it?

-Kurt
04-03-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By cudak888

I should be thanking you for bringing it up,...

I should be thanking you for bringing it up, Brian! Wouldn't have notice that error in the service manual otherwise. My eyes glaze over every time I try to make sense of it.

-Kurt
04-03-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,870
Views: 513,162
Posted By cudak888

Turns out the smallest cog on that same Schwinn...

Turns out the smallest cog on that same Schwinn Super Sport I mentioned above is worn out and skipping. The freewheel is Schwinn Approved, but not an Atom, it's marked "JAPAN." According to...
04-03-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,253
Posted By cudak888

Have you seen the caliber of musclebikes restored...

Have you seen the caliber of musclebikes restored over the last decade? The right dork disc can be worth something. Go figure.

-Kurt
04-03-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By cudak888

Sturmey, in their infinite wisdom, didn't drop...

Sturmey, in their infinite wisdom, didn't drop the "LH" and "RH " designations for the cones when the hub was redesigned, nor should either of those cones been given "left" or "right" monikers in the...
04-02-22, 11:18 PM
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Views: 3,636,719
Posted By cudak888

Ditto. Only year for that black and that decal...

Ditto. Only year for that black and that decal set.

-Kurt
04-02-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,636,719
Posted By cudak888

I believe part of this confusion comes from the...

I believe part of this confusion comes from the fact that the "adjusting cone" changed after April 1952, when the Stumey GH6 was redesigned from having a Bakelite armature cover to the more common...
04-02-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,253
Posted By cudak888

The BMA/6 was an April Fool's gag all its own. ...

The BMA/6 was an April Fool's gag all its own.

-Kurt
04-02-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cudak888

Ged117 said almost the same thing when he sold me...

Ged117 said almost the same thing when he sold me the 1950 Superbe: "How could I run the risk of subjecting my unknowing Brit to a stranger in some cruel, sunny South Florida land when it's living...
04-01-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By cudak888

Hang on a minute, lads. I've got a great idea. ...

Hang on a minute, lads. I've got a great idea.

-Kurt
04-01-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cudak888

I'll ring McCartney and see if he's got back yet....

I'll ring McCartney and see if he's got back yet.

-Kurt
04-01-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cudak888

I would like to offer you $5,555 for the...

I would like to offer you $5,555 for the potential pictorial status of the Super Course Mk.II, but only for drive-side pictures. None of this left-hand nonsense.

-Kurt
04-01-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By cudak888

Does that have something to do with this crabon...

Does that have something to do with this crabon friber I keep hearing about?

-Kurt
04-01-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By cudak888

No CODs. We can do Western Screwnion. -Kurt

No CODs. We can do Western Screwnion.

-Kurt
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