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02-24-24, 08:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 800
Posted By oneclick

Which is fragile; the clamping bit is cast, not...

Which is fragile; the clamping bit is cast, not forged:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1272349-jpr-seat-post-woes.html
02-19-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By oneclick

The hole was made - possibly tapered - but round;...

The hole was made - possibly tapered - but round; then the taper was machined. What you see is the part of the hole not removed as the taper was made - that's why you see it of the outer part of the...
02-18-24, 09:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,044
Posted By oneclick

Always - *always* - run your finger under the...

Always - *always* - run your finger under the downtube behind the head lug.

If there's a wrinkle it's not a bike, it's parts.
02-15-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By oneclick

It's a bit brazed on to be a forward rear mech...

It's a bit brazed on to be a forward rear mech stop for a Huret.
02-12-24, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By oneclick

Fork's straight.

https://www.marktplaats.nl/v/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-racefietsen/m2066154028-vintage-swedish-crescent-road-bike

...
02-06-24, 05:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By oneclick

There has always seemed to me an unusual kind of...

There has always seemed to me an unusual kind of "standard" in pedals, unusual in that it is never mentioned, much less specified.
It's the distance between the front and rear plates - the same in...
02-02-24, 04:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,083
Posted By oneclick

For stubborn chainring fasteners I've found a...

For stubborn chainring fasteners I've found a combination of a tool you can easily make and a particular technique work well:

The tool is any cheap bit of table flatware - it has to have a section...
01-28-24, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By oneclick

pic assist (op's gallery...

pic assist (op's gallery link:https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/574186)


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01-25-24, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,096
Posted By oneclick

To be fair, handsome is as handsome does; the...

To be fair, handsome is as handsome does; the later Tourney (and 500/600) cp calipers had a quite clever qr-and-permanently-affixed-straddle arrangement - plus they are as good as any other...
01-21-24, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,134
Posted By oneclick

Paintium: ...

Paintium:


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01-21-24, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,096
Posted By oneclick

I have a pair of Super Routes, a few years apart,...

I have a pair of Super Routes, a few years apart, both have claw-less stamped hangers and a 531 triangle (at least).
One came with what I strongly suspect is a replacement fork, the other is...
01-18-24, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By oneclick

Mis-aligned during assembly; the outer friction...

Mis-aligned during assembly; the outer friction washer has a similar cutout and the walls of the stud are quite thin.

It's repairable, you haven't lost any metal.
Thread a stud into the hole -...
01-17-24, 03:51 AM
Replies: 22,255
Views: 4,587,028
Posted By oneclick

That's his Kuger parked in front.

That's his Kuger parked in front.
01-17-24, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6,451
Views: 745,081
Posted By oneclick

VP-365 is your budget option, new as low as...

VP-365 is your budget option, new as low as $25/pr shipped on that auction site.
I got a few sets, adjusted the bearings (all were too tight), quite nice now and they look the business.
...
01-16-24, 03:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,513
Posted By oneclick

When doing this on a used fork, check first that...

When doing this on a used fork, check first that the steerer hasn't bulged out-of-round from forceful tightening of a wedge-type stem.
01-09-24, 01:39 PM
01-08-24, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By oneclick

How about we have a whip-round and get Kilroy his...

How about we have a whip-round and get Kilroy his price, and scan them all and put them somewhere for all to see?
01-07-24, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22,255
Views: 4,587,028
Posted By oneclick

"Free. Will not respond msgs. Has 2 flat tyres so...

"Free. Will not respond msgs. Has 2 flat tyres so needs to get picked up. Do not disturb resident"

Makes me wonder if this isn't being listed by the annoyed neighbour...
01-07-24, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By oneclick

Drill and tap a wee hole, and set a cheese-head...

Drill and tap a wee hole, and set a cheese-head screw in there with some threadlocker.
01-05-24, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By oneclick

Trim. i.e. shifting the rear full-range...

Trim.


i.e. shifting the rear full-range should not make the front shift in either direction, just move to follow the small change in chainline.

The only extra trick to shifting with these is...
01-02-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,660
Posted By oneclick

The whole door has been cut out so a mechanic can...

The whole door has been cut out so a mechanic can lean out lower down and fix things.
12-30-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,689
Posted By oneclick

I looked. Didn't find any. But that...

I looked.

Didn't find any.

But that cottered unit with the plastic cups almost certainly has standard OD bearings, so pull them off and just get some Italian cups.
12-29-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 454,942
Posted By oneclick

Rescued 2.8 questions

Just acquired what I think must be a 1992 R800, as it has a 2.8 frame with downtube shifters and an 8-speed Shimano 600 group.
It's been used quite a bit.

It's black, I think it's been...
12-29-23, 06:27 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 9,449
Posted By oneclick

On the general issue of warranty limits this...

On the general issue of warranty limits this recently happened:

I was walking along a local beach and found a Zippo buried in a pile of seaweed.
It had been lost quite some time.
I mailed it to...
12-22-23, 04:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,660
Posted By oneclick

Aluminium toe-clips. ...

Aluminium toe-clips.

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(crop from...
12-19-23, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6,451
Views: 745,081
Posted By oneclick

" Man: Yes, but I came here for an...

"

Man: Yes, but I came here for an argument!!

Angry man: OH! Oh! I'm sorry! This is abuse!

M: Oh! Oh I see!

A: Aha! No, you want room 12A, next door.
12-18-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By oneclick

Campag Victory long-cage conversion - pics

EDIT damm, wrong forum.

Took a cage from a broken Shimano XC and made a mounting plate as neither the pivot bolts nor the spring hole were the same; said plate fixed to the long cage with 4...
12-16-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,822
Posted By oneclick

Get a big one. Get one with a heater. Get one...

Get a big one.
Get one with a heater.
Get one with a timer.
Get a bit of wood and some spring clamps and put your parts in ziplock bags with whatever solution you choose.
Fill the cleaner with...
12-16-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By oneclick

I'm half-way through converting a Campag Victory...

I'm half-way through converting a Campag Victory rear mech to use a long cage that came from some asian-manufactured unit.

It started with a Triomphe rear mech, which is what's in these pictures,...
12-12-23, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By oneclick

He must have sticky palms.

He must have sticky palms.
12-08-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By oneclick

That's a Simplex shifter boss, looks as though it...

That's a Simplex shifter boss, looks as though it may have been cut off a band and then brazed on; and there's a lot of braze and filing on the left dropout...
12-07-23, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By oneclick

Power Shifters on braze-on bosses - done.

Flatten out the shifter band and drill out the back of the boss where it is riveted into the band.
Stop when you just get the point of the drill into the circular base of the boss, then it should...
12-07-23, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By oneclick

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-05-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22,255
Views: 4,587,028
Posted By oneclick

That looks wheelie dangerous. (I'll get me...

That looks wheelie dangerous.

(I'll get me coat...)
12-03-23, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By oneclick

Tuck your pant legs in your socks. And if...

Tuck your pant legs in your socks.

And if you have laces tuck the right-side ones in your show so they don't get caught by the teeth; at low speed this can be an error from which you cannot...
12-03-23, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,128
Posted By oneclick

Hey, a newbie looking for his 10 finds a ball and...

Hey, a newbie looking for his 10 finds a ball and puts it over the net, you hit it back a few times so he can get there.
11-27-23, 03:45 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,322
Posted By oneclick

Apparently most of us don't.

Apparently most of us don't.
11-27-23, 03:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,322
Posted By oneclick

They both start with A.

They both start with A.
11-26-23, 06:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,910
Posted By oneclick

An interesting point is that aluminium has...

An interesting point is that aluminium has roughly twice the vibration damping capacity of a carbon-fibre-epoxy composite.

Not that it really matters; were it truly important to any degree, a much...
11-23-23, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22,255
Views: 4,587,028
Posted By oneclick

That needs fat tyres and a bulldozer blade.

That needs fat tyres and a bulldozer blade.
11-20-23, 03:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,855
Posted By oneclick

I paint some bikes. If I don't, it has to be in...

I paint some bikes.
If I don't, it has to be in very good condition - they're all steel and it's by the sea here, so rust protection is a requirement.

When I do paint, mostly it's not to restore,...
11-20-23, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By oneclick

A minute with a smooth file and they are unmarked.

A minute with a smooth file and they are unmarked.
11-19-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,511
Posted By oneclick

I think your value for "excessive" needs...

I think your value for "excessive" needs re-calibrating.
When the valley is worn 10% wider it's time to replace (or reverse) the sprockets.
11-19-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,867
Posted By oneclick

Suntour jockey wheels fit Simplex (and some...

Suntour jockey wheels fit Simplex (and some Hurets).

And it looks as though the outer limit (do-do-do-do-) screw was not set correctly - the chain has rubbed the paint off the inside of the...
11-19-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By oneclick

Standing water above the BB and those rust...

Standing water above the BB and those rust bubbles on the bottom tube - not good....
11-18-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22,255
Views: 4,587,028
Posted By oneclick

I still have the clamp. ...

I still have the clamp.

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11-17-23, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,451
Views: 745,081
Posted By oneclick

Wanted - one of those useless locks that attaches to the seatstay

Not the brake-bridge kind, the little box that bolts to one side and has a tongue that sticks out.

And yes they are rubbish, but this otherwise complete Torpado berceau is missing one, braze-on is...
11-17-23, 03:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,946
Posted By oneclick

a) Spread the clamp better: Two large...

a) Spread the clamp better:
Two large screwdrivers of the flat-blade variety may work, opposed, as wedges; arrange it so they will stay in position after you tap them together
I'd find a way to...
11-15-23, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By oneclick

Take a (n extra) bridge from the brake you intend...

Take a (n extra) bridge from the brake you intend to mount; best if the post width matches the fork's exactly.

Remove the posts and sufficient aluminium from the bridge such that when mounted to...
11-14-23, 08:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,626
Posted By oneclick

If you didn't change the rear mech cable stop and...

If you didn't change the rear mech cable stop and want a ferrule to fit, pm me.
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