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11-14-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

It is. According to WMZprojecten...

It is. According to WMZprojecten (https://www.wmzprojecten.nl/solar-quest-elektrisch-ondersteunde-velomobiel-4/) the original rear sprocket sizes are exactly that.

If my above calculations are...
11-14-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks for the tip. Haven't thought of that one...

Thanks for the tip. Haven't thought of that one yet.

As for the gearing, with the limited space I don't expect to be able to vastly change the gearing anyway. Worst thing that can happen is the...
11-14-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

I'm just doing some napkin calculations on the...

I'm just doing some napkin calculations on the gearing here.

Assuming what another owner said about spacing is correct (7 sprockets/speed using thinner 9-speed parts) you could theoretically use...
11-13-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,660
Views: 633,439
Posted By JaccoW

Took a look inside the structural chaincase of...

Took a look inside the structural chaincase of the Gazelle Friiik (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1262633-freak-gazelle-friiik.html) today. It's honestly ingenious in its simplicity. Like...
11-13-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

Drivetrain close-up

And some more detail shots of the drivetrain

Highest gear:
http://i.imgur.com/SDbaTfr.jpg (https://imgur.com/SDbaTfr)

Lowest gear:
http://i.imgur.com/kuSEKit.jpg (https://imgur.com/kuSEKit)
...
11-13-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

So I wanted to work on the bike during the day...

So I wanted to work on the bike during the day and actually use the sun that is still out here in min-November (hottest day ever, which is not a good thing)... but I ended up doing other things...
11-08-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

Except they have been around for ages in the...

Except they have been around for ages in the mountainbike world on the front. The Cannondale Lefty Ocho (https://www.cannondale.com/nl-nl/gear/components/suspension/lefty-ocho) is one modern example....
11-07-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

I was thinking Akira bike but that could work...

I was thinking Akira bike but that could work too. :D

https://media.giphy.com/media/12CSpwCtoy1Vfy/giphy.gif
https://media.giphy.com/media/VcRAN8c8wwOC4/giphy.gif
11-05-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

Shimano Roller brake up front and Sturmey Archer...

Shimano Roller brake up front and Sturmey Archer drum brake in the rear. If I'm not mistaken they are one of the few companies that offer single-sided brake hubs like the XL-SD...
11-05-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14,957
Views: 3,649,067
Posted By JaccoW

It's not quite vintage but it is certainly an...

It's not quite vintage but it is certainly an example of classic weird Gazelle bicycle history!

I picked up a 2012 Gazelle Friiik for €75. It uses a fully sealed 7-speed derailleur system and is...
11-05-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

History placeholder

http://i.imgur.com/byYeqHb.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/byYeqHb.jpg)
2011 Ladies version

http://i.imgur.com/g76LfcE.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/g76LfcE.jpg)
Front suspension version
...
11-05-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 796
Posted By JaccoW

The Freak - Gazelle Friiik

Sometimes you come across a bucket list bike for such a cheap price you just have to make a trip halfway across the country to pick it up.

Technically maybe too young for the vintage part of the...
10-13-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By JaccoW

They don't lock. Or at least not the wrench...

They don't lock. Or at least not the wrench pliers like this one. They have a 1:4 or 1:10 force increase if I recall correctly. But as soon as you put any pressure on it it will clamp down.
Looking...
10-12-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By JaccoW

I'm partial to the Knipex mini wrench pliers...

I'm partial to the Knipex mini wrench pliers myself. Though I do wish they made one that would go as big as 32mm to tighten headsets.
...
10-08-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By JaccoW

So how 'bout dem pictures? ;)

So how 'bout dem pictures? ;)
10-08-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By JaccoW

Hit me up if you find something. I have now sent...

Hit me up if you find something. I have now sent bikes to Switzerland and the US, one more across the ocean cannot be that hard. ;)
09-10-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,947
Posted By JaccoW

Off to Berlin

Well, I'm off to Berlin. Going for a full camping outfit with some new bags.
Weather isn't great, quite some rain expected, but at least it's not going to be too cold.

I do want to quickly share...
07-29-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,870
Posted By JaccoW

These are the Soma Supple Vitesse EX...

These are the Soma Supple Vitesse EX (https://www.somafab.com/archives/product/supple-vitesse-ex-700c-clincher-tire). Ran them with the Aerothan tubes last year over a 750km tour and have done about...
07-27-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By JaccoW

That turned out great! Looks like a very fun...

That turned out great!

Looks like a very fun bike in and around the mountains over there. My guess is this is about as light as can be with vintage gravel bikes.
How is the ride over rougher...
07-27-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,947
Posted By JaccoW

I am gearing up again for another couple of rides...

I am gearing up again for another couple of rides this summer.

First up is a short loaded tour to see what does and does not work from home in Rotterdam to Lille in France and back over Brussels....
07-14-22, 04:07 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 154,874
Posted By JaccoW

Not exactly vintage (or cheap) but what do you...

Not exactly vintage (or cheap) but what do you thinkg of the new Shimano GRX LE groupset? 11-speed road pull and unfortunately only for hydraulic brakes as far as I can tell. But is has been a while...
07-02-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By JaccoW

Hey tomhaegler looking forward to seeing what...

Hey tomhaegler looking forward to seeing what you plan on doing with this bike!

The Adventure should be a pretty sweet bike once built up, especially as a drop bar tourer. Almost made me hesitant...
06-16-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By JaccoW

AB-hubs are extremely common here in the...

AB-hubs are extremely common here in the Netherlands. You can practically get them for free laced into a wheel.
Last time I opened one up it looked very similar and might even be a direct swap.
...
05-20-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5,660
Views: 633,439
Posted By JaccoW

Replaced the crankset and upgraded the drivetrain...

Replaced the crankset and upgraded the drivetrain on the SilverAce to Hollowtech II and a better gear range. (36.2-92.6 vs. 31.6-80.9...
05-20-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Teaser shot: http://i.imgur.com/MdBO6op.jpg...

Teaser shot:
http://i.imgur.com/MdBO6op.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/MdBO6op.jpg)

Surprisingly, I received all parts I needed today to upgrade the drivetrain.

The square taper bottom bracket...
05-19-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By JaccoW

Gorgeous bike, bravo! :love:

Gorgeous bike, bravo! :love:
05-19-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Got some new parts for a drivetrain upgrade for...

Got some new parts for a drivetrain upgrade for the SilverAce. :D

Based around a Shimano FC6603 Ultegra Triple for a stiffer bottom bracket and higher top end. Should be a good gear range for me...
05-19-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7,874
Views: 879,300
Posted By JaccoW

Got some new parts for a drivetrain upgrade for...

Got some new parts for a drivetrain upgrade for the SilverAce. :D

Based around a Shimano FC6603 Ultegra Triple for a stiffer bottom bracket and higher top end. Should be a good gear range for me...
05-16-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,302
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks Velo Mule, Yeah it's a lot but I kind of...

Thanks Velo Mule, Yeah it's a lot but I kind of like the chaos of it. ;) Originally it was a Koga-Miyata Traveller, a touring bike that was the same frame as the mid 90's Koga-Miyata Randonneur....
05-16-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,302
Posted By JaccoW

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

http://i.imgur.com/LZDmmKg.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/LZDmmKg.jpg)
Classic 1965 Gazelle A (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1242635-1965-gazelle-dutch-bike.html) Opafiets. I have a couple of...
05-07-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,660
Views: 633,439
Posted By JaccoW

Picked up a 66cm Koga-Miyata Adventure from 1996...

Picked up a 66cm Koga-Miyata Adventure from 1996 for another member ( tomhaegler ) last week and currently stripping and wrapping things up for it to be shipped to Switzerland.

From this:...
05-06-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By JaccoW

No problem. Just make sure to post some photos in...

No problem. Just make sure to post some photos in that thread if you do end up buying it. ;)
05-06-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By JaccoW

In 1998 the lineup was this: Putting the...

In 1998 the lineup was this: Putting the RoadRacer well into the upper mid-range territory

FullPro-M

Monocoque Carbon frame, Aero Big Shape Carbon fork,
Shimano Ultegra
9.0kg
NLG 5845...
05-06-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By JaccoW

As you can see in the second graph of this post...

As you can see in the second graph of this post (https://www.bikeforums.net/21941695-post95.html) the Road Racer was the second-most expensive model in their non-professional road bike lineup.
The...
05-05-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 47,109
Posted By JaccoW

So I picked up the 1996 Adventure in a 66cm frame...

So I picked up the 1996 Adventure in a 66cm frame yesterday for our tall Swiss forum member tomhaegler . We got it for a good price but failed to see the dent in the downtube. The seller apologised...
05-05-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By JaccoW

So I picked up the 1996 Adventure in a 66cm frame...

So I picked up the 1996 Adventure in a 66cm frame yesterday for our tall Swiss forum member tomhaegler . We got it for a good price but failed to see the dent in the downtube. The seller apologised...
05-03-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By JaccoW

May I suggest this tool: STRONGLIGHT 23.3 mm...

May I suggest this tool: STRONGLIGHT 23.3 mm Crank Puller Extractor Remover Tool and Specialites TA 23x1 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/353756466078?hash=item525d874b9e:g:vjMAAOSwCxVhg-Lk)
You might be...
05-03-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By JaccoW

I might be picking up a 66cm 1996 model this week...

I might be picking up a 66cm 1996 model this week for a fellow member. ;)

http://i.imgur.com/uBHfZZ7.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/uBHfZZ7.jpg)
05-02-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,482
Posted By JaccoW

One reason why I don't like them (besides broken...

One reason why I don't like them (besides broken or stuck screws) is that it gets really annoying if you have to fully deflate the tyre to even stand a chance at removing the rear wheel if you use...
05-02-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By JaccoW

Still hanging in the shed. Last year I wasn't all...

Still hanging in the shed. Last year I wasn't all that inspired and had different things on my mind so it's still a 'project'. The parts shortage is still an issue here as well.
Maybe this year will...
05-02-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 47,109
Posted By JaccoW

Spring and early summer is usually the time when...

Spring and early summer is usually the time when these start popping up. Be patient. ;)
Prices have gone up here as well but I usually see prisitine examples going for €350 at worst.
The €500-700...
05-02-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,710
Posted By JaccoW

Is used Campy/Shimano to show in what types they...

Is used Campy/Shimano to show in what types they are available. So there are separate Campagnolo and Shimano compatible models available. Some are only available in Shimano.

Modern hubs would also...
05-02-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 47,109
Posted By JaccoW

Where are you located Tom? I could keep a lookout...

Where are you located Tom? I could keep a lookout on the local Dutch sites here for you.
04-13-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7,874
Views: 879,300
Posted By JaccoW

Got myself a Simplex chainguard today. It will...

Got myself a Simplex chainguard today. It will probably go on the SilverAce with its 5-speed IGH when I replace the cranks next month or so, so I can keep the derailleur version of that chainguard...
04-11-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Yeah exactly. But a lot better availability. Lots...

Yeah exactly. But a lot better availability. Lots of manufacturers still use them on their commuter bikes, especially belt drive ones, so there is plenty of support.

I'm thinking a 42T x 20T (36.2...
04-11-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

I think I'm going to give the silver Shimano...

I think I'm going to give the silver Shimano Alfine FC-s501 (https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/alfine-s7000s700/FC-S501.html) cranks a try next month....
04-01-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Good to hear. I will take a good look at what's...

Good to hear. I will take a good look at what's available around here.

Got the Ergon leather grips in yesterday and modified the other extender plug. Looks good and feels even better. Time to...
03-28-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Hey Kurt, I haven't to be honest. I could look...

Hey Kurt, I haven't to be honest. I could look into it but don't those outboard bearings have a tendency to start creaking? The problem seems to be more with these particular cranks really. All my...
03-28-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,660
Views: 633,439
Posted By JaccoW

+1 ! Reminds me a bit of the Ingrid MTB...

+1 ! Reminds me a bit of the Ingrid MTB derailleur (https://ingrid.bike/product/rd1-11s/) that's available in 11 and 12-speed.

https://ingrid.bike/wp-content/uploads/RD1_S_RAW_22.jpg

I have...
03-28-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,781
Posted By JaccoW

Guess what arrived on my doorstep? ;) They do...

Guess what arrived on my doorstep? ;) They do need some minor milling as they are less than 0.5mm too thick to fit inside the handlebars. I have a black pair of Ergon GP1 BioLeder...
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