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07-24-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for...

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for a front fork boss. Here...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,247
Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-23-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 383
Posted By JaccoW

I personally think hammered or smooth would look...

I personally think hammered or smooth would look best.

As for mudflaps; I've tried Gilles Berthoud (https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/642-783-front-rear-leather-mud-flaps.html#/131-color-cork), which...
07-15-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By JaccoW

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by...

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by No22 Bicycles for a cool $900 - $1100 (https://22bicycles.com/products/titanium-fenders) depending on the finish. Similar mounting to the Gilles...
07-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P
07-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,247
Posted By JaccoW

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to...

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower on the climbs (though that might...
07-05-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

So the ride across the southern province was a...

So the ride across the southern province was a nice one this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower...
06-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an...

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an 11-speed hub would be fun on here derailleurs simply are the most cost effective way in most cases to get a wide range of gears. If I ever manage to...
06-28-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 703,122
Posted By JaccoW

I believe this is pretty much done now: ...

I believe this is pretty much done now:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/uWSVX5S.jpg (https://imgur.com/uWSVX5S)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/eIp4YLg.jpg (https://imgur.com/eIp4YLg)
06-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By JaccoW

Old world (barely) vintage - 1999 Koga-Miyata Adventure

I picked up another Koga-Miyata again. In fact, I got my hands on a large stack of brochures and I have started digitizing them in this thread...
06-28-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 430,431
Posted By JaccoW

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender...

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender using rivets.

http://i.imgur.com/MDoz1Kg.jpg (https://imgur.com/MDoz1Kg)
http://i.imgur.com/TH1YObg.jpg (https://imgur.com/TH1YObg)...
06-28-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really...

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really liked the look of the cream Schwalbe's but it turned out really well. :)

I'm running them at 3 bar (~43 psi) but we'll see if I like them higher or...
06-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 26,021
Posted By JaccoW

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo...

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo the rear wheel next year with a more modern SA hub like the RXL-RD5 (https://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/rxl-rd5) that I have on the...
06-26-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 430,431
Posted By JaccoW

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to...

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to fit 42-622 tyres on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and redished a front wheel because my laziness caught up with me.
The rear fender cut would have been...
06-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the...

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the country together with some friends to do some day rides and I was planning on taking this bike. They both ride road bikes and while I am plenty fast I...
06-25-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,069
Posted By JaccoW

I went on another trip with my father to pick up...

I went on another trip with my father to pick up a ridiculously cheap pair of bikes. Only one of which I have plans for, the other i can't even find anything for on the internet.

A "Reflection...
Forum: Touring
06-13-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By JaccoW

Great looking Koga-Miyata! I have a 1992...

Great looking Koga-Miyata!

I have a 1992 Traveller and 1993 WorldTraveller myself (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215974-1993-koga-miyata-worldtraveller-project-66cm-frame.html). The...
06-12-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,382
Posted By JaccoW

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are...

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are probably one third of the price. The bottle cage looks like it might be one too.
Nitto stem? Looks like a well-modernized bike.
06-09-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Right, so I just cleaned the bike and a friend...

Right, so I just cleaned the bike and a friend and I plan to take it on a small two day tour next week.

No major updates, just some better shots of the stainless steel Tubus Tara front rack and...
06-03-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By JaccoW

I prefer a rust removal gel (or evaporust in...

I prefer a rust removal gel (or evaporust in drenched cotton pads) and clear coat after that.
Forum: Touring
06-02-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,972
Posted By JaccoW

I'm sorry. I guess I was just angry by the...

I'm sorry. I guess I was just angry by the description of that sleeping bag and that seeped into my response to you. It really is full of nonsense claims and on Amazon you can find at least 4-5...
Forum: Touring
06-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,972
Posted By JaccoW

You mean this one...

You mean this one (https://www.amazon.com/ECOOPRO-Warm-Weather-Sleeping-Bag/dp/B08Z3P6G7V)? That's just a ****** cheap synthetic sleeping bag with a nylon outer, polyester inner and technical cotton...
06-01-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,069
Posted By JaccoW

Just bit the bullet. I like carrying a pump on...

Just bit the bullet. I like carrying a pump on longer rides and I just wanted to see what the hubbub was about. :rolleyes:
So far it feels really nice in the hand, pumps well and is silent, plus the...
05-31-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I...

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I made some measurements for a frame bag. Better pics when I get some time to clean everything. Right now the fenders are full of sand. :D

I also...
05-31-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,069
Posted By JaccoW

Some Silca goodies and some german stuff. ...

Some Silca goodies and some german stuff.

http://i.imgur.com/2zPyA15.jpg (https://imgur.com/2zPyA15)
http://i.imgur.com/IX0sfEA.jpg (https://imgur.com/IX0sfEA)

http://i.imgur.com/UtyVFZF.jpg...
05-30-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By JaccoW

Those are some very good looking brakes! ...

Those are some very good looking brakes!


Beautiful bike and impressively light too! It was already a looker with the silver rims but this certainly brings it to a new level. Curious to hear more...
05-28-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

I just wanted to try it but definitely...

I just wanted to try it but definitely underestimated how much wear and tear that would add. Lesson learned I guess. :D

Well... lately I've been thinking of converting the WorldTraveller to a...
05-28-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,069
Posted By JaccoW

Carradice Bagman Expedition and some other small...

Carradice Bagman Expedition and some other small bits. The seatpost collar is something I might want to use later this year if I take this bike on a tour. The big 23L Carradice Super-C saddlebag can...
05-28-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Took the bike on a 55km (~35 miles) ride today...

Took the bike on a 55km (~35 miles) ride today through the dunes and along the beach today. There is a beautiful cycling path along the coast here that runs the entire length of the country. It's...
05-28-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,247
Posted By JaccoW

Went for a ride through the dunes here and tried...

Went for a ride through the dunes here and tried out riding on the beach. Beautiful ride, just don't do it with rim brakes, or tyres that are too narrow for that matter. Fenders are a toss up.
...
Forum: Touring
05-24-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By JaccoW

Tubus Tara Titan coming up this summer

Everybody knows the Tubus Tara (https://www.tubus.com/en/products/front-carriers/tubus-product/tara) lowrider, the classic CrMo front tack that now comes with a light mount as well.
A couple of...
05-23-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Almost right? I don't mind the silver bits....

Almost right? I don't mind the silver bits. They're a nice contrast to all of the black. Perhaps I could ask them. :P

The fenders do look nice though they are a tight fit in the rear. But all it...
05-23-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 703,122
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata Graveller

Here's my 1992 Koga-Miyata Traveller, now nicknamed the "Graveller".

I got it for cheap this March as a touring bike with worn parts and rebuilt it using some parts I had lying around and some new...
05-23-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Just some more pictures because it was sunny...

Just some more pictures because it was sunny outside. :)

A new Carradice Bagman QR + support...
05-21-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata Graveller

Aw man!

But CMYK!
https://www.merkendiewerken.be/wp-content/uploads/CMYK-kleurmodel.jpg

Just kidding. No need to replace perfectly fine handlebar tape before its worn.

Anyway, I pretty much...
05-21-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Guess who can finally finish up his bike tonight?...

Guess who can finally finish up his bike tonight? :D

http://i.imgur.com/IaVOwPi.jpg (https://imgur.com/IaVOwPi)
05-20-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

http://i.imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/iKGX70A.jpg (https://imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb)
Forum: Touring
05-18-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,420
Posted By JaccoW

The hypothermia story brought me back to this...

The hypothermia story brought me back to this Radavist post (https://theradavist.com/2021/02/the-hypothermics/) about two guys who cycled up a mountain in winter but got hypothermia on the way down...
05-17-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 209,621
Posted By JaccoW

Fenders and a shorter stem: ...

Fenders and a shorter stem:

http://i.imgur.com/wWVNVgm.jpg (https://imgur.com/wWVNVgm)
05-17-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Black Velo Orange zeppelin fenders installed....

Black Velo Orange zeppelin fenders installed. :thumb:

They weren't the easiest things to install, partially because of the oversized tyres, but also because the supplied hardware wasn't always the...
05-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,007
Posted By JaccoW

Update on the spacers that oneclick made for me....

Update on the spacers that oneclick made for me.

They seem to have solved the problem of the 11-speed chain on this crankset dropping in between chainrings. The 3.6mm thick spacer were replaced...
05-13-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Received a set of custom spacers from oneclick...

Received a set of custom spacers from oneclick to solve the problem of the 11-speed chain dropping in between the two chainrings. :thumb:

Switched things out for the 28T chainring as well so I...
Forum: Touring
05-12-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,420
Posted By JaccoW

Reminds me of my first short solo tour last...

Reminds me of my first short solo tour last november. The first day I wanted to get some mileage in and planned nearly 130km (80 miles) of riding.

That day turned out to be hilly, wet, with a...
05-10-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,078
Posted By JaccoW

They are from a Koga Beachracer...

They are from a Koga Beachracer (https://www.koga.com/en/bikes/race/beachracer?frame=H) but are originally made by Satori. I got one second hand with a pair of wheels with matching hubs. You can buy...
05-10-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Honestly I wasn't planning on putting fenders on...

Honestly I wasn't planning on putting fenders on this particular bike at first to keep the weight down... but I think the Velo Orange Zeppelin...
05-10-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks you two. :) It's a shame I live so...

Thanks you two. :)

It's a shame I live so far away from any hills, mountains or unpaved roads as I do love riding those seashell or rock covered paths. Most of the surrounding area is just very...
05-10-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,539,078
Posted By JaccoW

My vintage 1992 Koga-Miyata Traveller touring...

My vintage 1992 Koga-Miyata Traveller touring bike turned gravel. 40x622 tyres and an Ultegra 2x 11 Deore drivetrain. Microshift bar-ends are on their way... somewhere but they are sold out...
05-09-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,623
Posted By JaccoW

According to Sheldon Brown...

According to Sheldon Brown (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/freewheels.html):

Beyond 6-speeds the axle starts becoming an issue, especially with lower gears or in touring conditions. So you risk the...
05-09-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

Bike is in rideable shape! I managed to find...

Bike is in rideable shape!

I managed to find a 127mm Shimano UN-300 bottom bracket (https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/tourney-a070/BB-UN300.html) and an Ultegra braze on front...
05-03-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,954
Posted By JaccoW

So I've been playing with the cranks these past...

So I've been playing with the cranks these past few days and made a whole big post about the compatibility of these older cranks and 11-speed chain, over at the 5 Vis appreciation thread...
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