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07-29-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

That was my first thought, but I don't think it...

That was my first thought, but I don't think it is/was one. It was masked, some parts were removed, then painted, then re-assembled. Who would bother with that for a ghost bike, and having visible...
07-29-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By oneclick

Get yer cotters here: Bicycle Crank Cotters...

Get yer cotters here:

Bicycle Crank Cotters (http://www.bikesmithdesign.com/CotterPress/cotters.html)
07-29-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By oneclick

A word of warning to any who may wish to do the...

A word of warning to any who may wish to do the same:

Do NOT use a drill-press to do milling.

I suspect that the op may have done this and got away with it ("entry-level drill press" and...
07-29-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By oneclick

I did this recently: ...

I did this recently:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p5060294s_ddb5488707eea4163feda89177dac3cde6b2ff03.jpg

The paint is Dupli-Color Metal Specks orange (they...
07-28-21, 01:47 PM
07-28-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

Now I'm worried. Haven't had paint lift with the...

Now I'm worried. Haven't had paint lift with the mask yet, but I don't want to, might have to back up more than one colour, ouch.

and I don't mind if it takes longer.
07-28-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By oneclick

Now with decals

Gold bands at the tops of the socks still to do.

There is not a lot of room on this frame for all that stuff:

...
07-28-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

Yes, and a day at least. But rattle-can...

Yes, and a day at least.

But rattle-can paints differ, check what it says on the can for re-coat time (the "after" if there's more than one) and use at least that.
07-28-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

Lug-lining still to do

Gold bits on the seatube are auto pinstripe:


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p7280339s_e64e8f0c6ccf8eb9533ce892393a1af2d61a30a8.jpg
07-27-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By oneclick

Shamrock has three.

Shamrock has three.
07-27-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By oneclick

Girini possible says this thread: ...

Girini possible says this thread:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/918099-identify-my-mystery-four-leaf-clover-frame-please.html
07-27-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By oneclick

Um, it is shiny.

Um, it is shiny.
07-26-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By oneclick

The one I'm working on has chrome stays (and...

The one I'm working on has chrome stays (and fork), serial (FM6883) is not very far from the op's, same dropouts, and there is no way it is a GP or Olympiade as it weighs just under 7 lbs for the...
07-26-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By oneclick

Top-normal front mech - SIS outer or spiral-wound

Unless SIS outer is better for this application I'm going to stick with the normal kind, is it?

(The cable outer has to move and flex to push the cage inwards, that might not be something the SIS...
07-26-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By oneclick

You have two slightly different problems, both...

You have two slightly different problems, both solvable.

The rear bridge needs a special part to mount a brake; discussed here:
...
07-26-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By oneclick

WD40 no, brush yes.

WD40 no, brush yes.
07-25-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By oneclick

Corsa, from the dropouts, likely Falk tubing....

Corsa, from the dropouts, likely Falk tubing. Does it have a split in the front of the seatlug (likely no)?

Looks like a Simplex front (not original) and a Shimano rear (NOT original).

Worth at...
07-25-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By oneclick

Indestro No. 3411

I can't remember where I got these, nor how many times I've been glad I did, they are so often the best tool for the job; and cheap, and still available on that auction website.

Wide open they are...
07-25-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,553
Posted By oneclick

Motobecane bar-end plug - one.

There were two of these on the Dynamax Concorde I'm working on (see thread), one had been cut though and the bike is getting a different setup anyway so this is surplus to requirements - anybody need...
07-25-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By oneclick

It goes here: ...

It goes here:


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p7250338s_c4e2178992368e5dc2b76d9d3d1c7edfc6656fc2.jpg
07-25-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By oneclick

OK, here's the list of common methods and their...

OK, here's the list of common methods and their characteristics:

Vinegar (ph ~3) - not much effect of either rust or steel, pretty much harmless to humans
Citric acid (ph ~2.5) - will remove rust...
07-25-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Are you looking for two of these?

A pair of 24" drop-bar ten-speed Sekines, pic below (If anyone needs help copying/saving/posting pics, pm me and I'll explain how).

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1577788386

I...
07-24-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By oneclick

Vinegar won't work anywhere near as well as...

Vinegar won't work anywhere near as well as oxalic acid, which you can get as deck cleaner or wood bleach in hardware stores, about $20 an almost-gallon jug. It's safe - don't drink the stuff - and...
07-24-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By oneclick

That likely isn't high-tensile steel, but worse. ...

That likely isn't high-tensile steel, but worse.

It is almost certainly a european-made bottom-end bike-boom, or slightly previous (i.e. late 60s to mid 70s) machine, re-painted (?) and decaled by...
07-22-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

1974 Raleigh Super Tourer (DL140)

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1577512068

Full 531, stronglight/jubilee/weinmann/maillard 700 - what's not to like?

ok, stem-shifters.

pic below (if anyone needs help...
07-21-21, 05:20 PM
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Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Fork's bent.

Fork's bent.
07-21-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

First colour almost masked

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p7210336s_5a595f985eada62dd2a617c3f2ecc55da146745f.jpg
07-21-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By oneclick

No maker/brand, not even the equivalent of Luxtub...

No maker/brand, not even the equivalent of Luxtub or Allege Peugeot?
07-21-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By oneclick

Ok, before you decide to buy you need to know...

Ok, before you decide to buy you need to know about the (in)famous Benotto cracking issue. They started building frames in a new factory in Mexico and after a while a lot of them developed cracks in...
07-21-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By oneclick

So will we. Post pics to your gallery, somone...

So will we. Post pics to your gallery, somone else will copy them here, that'll help.

Pic of bottom of BB shell please, also if there is a decal saying modello or modelo (important difference);...
07-21-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By oneclick

So what do you think went into the 25.8/26.0...

So what do you think went into the 25.8/26.0 frames?
07-21-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By oneclick

All the Torpados I've seen have that tube in the...

All the Torpados I've seen have that tube in the brake bridge; it prevents the bridge from being crushed when the brake fixing-bolt is tightened. A lot of better-made frames will have some similar...
07-20-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By oneclick

By "25.4" and "26.4" do you mean the size of the...

By "25.4" and "26.4" do you mean the size of the post or the size of the hole?

The four (50cm, 2x58cm, 60cm) I'm working on right now are 25.8, 25.8, 26.0, and 25.8 (all hole size).

They're all...
07-20-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

Possibly, but errors creep in even with...

Possibly, but errors creep in even with higher-end product - I just found this while dis-assembling all the bits to get that bloddy paint off:

...
07-20-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By oneclick

They are almost exactly the same size, measuring...

They are almost exactly the same size, measuring the largest and smallest diameters, but the nice thing about the real ones is the curved shoulder, which fit the curved ribs of forged dropouts better...
07-20-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 366
Posted By oneclick

Can you Dremel a slot in the threaded end of the...

Can you Dremel a slot in the threaded end of the screw?

(I keep any of the Dremel grinding disks that survive to be small ones for use in tight corners like this.)
07-20-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By oneclick

Anyone want Blackburn rear rack adaptors for eyelet-less dropouts?

I have a set of these, new in the bag, but I'm keeping 'em.

HOWEVER, they look easy enough to make, so I did - gave a pair to the nice mechanic at the LBS. (I sourced some hard rubber washers and...
07-20-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Large Gitane TDF frame with honeycomb dropouts -$100

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/calgary/gitane-bicycle-frame/1573478889

Pic below (if anyone needs help copying/saving/posting pics pm me and I'll explain):

...
07-20-21, 05:02 AM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Lyotard aluminium pedals - $25

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/city-of-toronto/pedals-vintage-road-bike-lyotard/1575973658

Pic below (if anyone needs help copying/saving/posting pics pm me and I'll explain):

...
07-20-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Motobecane Grand Record with TA crank - $150

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/city-of-toronto/1971-peugeot-p10-cadre-allege-touring-frameset-mint/1576960427

Pic below (if anyone needs help copying/saving/posting pics pm me and I'll...
07-20-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By oneclick

Looks like you'd bang your chin on the stem...

Looks like you'd bang your chin on the stem reaching for the gear levers.
07-19-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Looks like what happens when water gets in and...

Looks like what happens when water gets in and freezes. I used this on purpose to push out some dents in a motorcycle exhaust a few winters ago.
07-19-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20,442
Views: 3,513,574
Posted By oneclick

Fork's bent; only $450

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/city-of-toronto/1971-peugeot-p10-cadre-allege-touring-frameset-mint/1576960427

Pic below (if anyone has trouble copying/saving/posting pics pm me and I'll...
07-19-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

Normandy Comp hubs, TA crank, Atom 700 pedals all...

Normandy Comp hubs, TA crank, Atom 700 pedals all match the 74/75 GR spec, are the dropouts Huret or Campagnolo, Huret were spec'ed on the Jubilee.
07-19-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By oneclick

Dynamax Concorde - a Grand Record in all but name

I've just started work on this sad thing:


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/979x734/p7150316s1_3c54fd79c315dbb6bd8af62d50d5dbec8501b83b.jpg

And I started research on the...
07-19-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62,984
Views: 9,600,463
Posted By oneclick

Thousands of spokes...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/guelph/thousands-of-bicycle-spokes-and-cabinet/1576995869

here's a pic from the ad (If anyone needs help doing this pm me and I'll explain):

...
07-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By oneclick

If you were selling it it would probably be worth...

If you were selling it it would probably be worth 400. Or more?
07-18-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

Using a 23mm on a 23.35mm crank will usually only...

Using a 23mm on a 23.35mm crank will usually only pull the threads off.

But it's a good thing you made me check the version of that crank that's on a bike in the shed; it takes a 22mm. If you got...
07-18-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 358
Posted By oneclick

Careful - he needs a 23mm puller, which fits...

Careful - he needs a 23mm puller, which fits Stronglight and TA, not the special early Stronglight-only 23.35 puller. The common park CCP1 has both 22 and 23mm.
07-18-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By oneclick

Randy's method will work, but it may be a bit...

Randy's method will work, but it may be a bit more complicated than what he shows; your clamps are almost certainly different, and may well fall apart when you remove the fastening screw to get the...
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