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01-20-23, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Positron400

Have been building up a set of wheels (Mavic Open...

Have been building up a set of wheels (Mavic Open elite rims, DT swiss spokes, Miche hubs) for my randonneur (Puch Clubman) to "silverfy" the components. I just love this bike - it has grown from a...
12-31-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By Hondo6

OK, good. Simply thought it best to mention it...

OK, good. Simply thought it best to mention it just in case.

Best of luck with the swap, and enjoy the ride afterwards.
12-31-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By Hondo6

You probably already know this. But I haven't...

You probably already know this. But I haven't seen it mentioned on this thread yet, so I'll mention it just in case.

I've read in what are considered highly reliable sources (e.g., the late...
12-30-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By bulgie

My name is Mark and I'm a toolaholic. ...

My name is Mark and I'm a toolaholic.

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Top to bottom, it's

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12-30-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By Bianchigirll

ToniH. Then head over to Do It Best to get a 16mm...

ToniH. Then head over to Do It Best to get a 16mm socket and start grinding on it
12-30-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By Roger M

I was facing the same issue about a year ago. I...

I was facing the same issue about a year ago. I have a surplus of old and cheap sockets, so I just took one of them to a grinder. Works great.

Some folks will tell you to buy the proper thin wall...
11-26-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By bertinjim

Toni H.- The 114 mm spacing would indicate a...

Toni H.-

The 114 mm spacing would indicate a 4 speed rear cluster. Atom low flange hubs were often used with this spacing. A 120 mm would be a period correct upgrade.
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By TugaDude

No apology necessary in my opinion. As I always...

No apology necessary in my opinion. As I always point out, I'd have had no idea this thread even existed had you not contributed to it. And you added some good info. Win/win!
10-14-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,337
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Huret Duo-Par Titanium. Shifts like a dream.

Huret Duo-Par Titanium. Shifts like a dream.
10-08-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Doug Fattic

ToniH, I'm surprised more people don't realize...

ToniH, I'm surprised more people don't realize the advantages of getting a truly custom frame/bicycle. One that is designed around their fit points and of course with lighter steel tubing. The...
10-08-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By Doug Fattic

A short tutorial on how to carve lugs

A few years ago I ordered a volume of blank lugs from Japan. I've used the profits to support our Ukraine Bicycle Project. Several of my framebuilding class students have chosen to carve these lugs...
10-07-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By gugie

Just noted that your signature shows you have a...

Just noted that your signature shows you have a Herse, a Singer, and a Routens - the "holy trinity" of the classic French constructeurs! Nicely done!

Since we're big on pics here, this is a lug...
10-06-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By gugie

I highly doubt they are cast. Lugs BITD were...

I highly doubt they are cast. Lugs BITD were typically pressed. If you don't get an answer here, try emailing Jan Heine over at Rene Herse (https://www.renehersecycles.com/) (modern re-enactment...
12-11-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,554
Posted By TenGrainBread

jeirvine Here's another view of those adjustable...

jeirvine Here's another view of those adjustable reach brakes from an English-language ad. Notice also the beautiful and clever "ball-ends" where the brake pad posts mount. Good luck finding...
12-11-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,551
Posted By OldsCOOL

How about a ‘76 Fuji “The Finest”? Traded for the...

How about a ‘76 Fuji “The Finest”? Traded for the frameset here and started piling on the junk. Cyclone 1st gen, Dura Ace brakes, and out popped this:

...
12-02-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,284
Views: 958,255
Posted By deux jambes

A very kind & generous offering from a thoughtful...

A very kind & generous offering from a thoughtful forum member (thank you so much Brad). Iím truly excited for the first two items collected against the build list while getting this project...
12-02-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,403
Posted By Germany_chris

French Bikes and JIS taper

I'll pick up my new to me French bike tomorrow after two failed deliveries. Since I've never owned a French bike I'd like to know whether French cranksets like the Stronglight on mine are JIS taper....
11-25-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,656
Posted By Chr0m0ly

That bike, to my eye, looks "right". Most of my...

That bike, to my eye, looks "right". Most of my bikes fit me like this set up. Fist of seatpost showing, and a shortish stem. I like 60-75mm or there abouts.
11-25-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,656
Posted By curbowman

I also have a bike with a classic frame that's a...

I also have a bike with a classic frame that's a bit bigger that usual. I did that because I wanted to have the handlebars almost as the same height as the saddle and I couldn't find a stem that was...
10-26-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,486
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Just another “What’s the big deal?” Italian bike

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09-15-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,909
Posted By TenGrainBread

I decided to put a mount for a rear light on the...

I decided to put a mount for a rear light on the bottom corner of the rack. I have some nice M6 threaded stainless spacers. Put a radius into one of them with a rat tail to fit against the rack...
04-16-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 337,266
Posted By VintageRide

Although I have posted this '81 Fuji S12S in...

Although I have posted this '81 Fuji S12S in other threads one more will not hurt.


https://i.imgur.com/glzGuCG.jpg



https://i.imgur.com/fXXE94Z.jpg
04-15-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 337,266
Posted By MeatloafOvadose

Here is my Grand Jubile ...

Here is my Grand Jubile

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/820/40705075254_6a06fdd01e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/251Y9Jj)650B Grand Jubile (https://flic.kr/p/251Y9Jj) by Ryan Silva...
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