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05-20-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By markk900

There were two lengths - one for flush (no nut)...

There were two lengths - one for flush (no nut) and the other for a nut on the pedal side. They work fine either way. I just used a regular wrench from the BB side.

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05-05-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By markk900

You know the feeling.....

....I went out for a "short" ride around the neighbourhood tonight. Took the 49 Humber as it has been hanging for a while (winter dontcha know).... It took maybe 3 blocks before the bike told me I...
05-05-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 376
Posted By markk900

What a wonderful bike! And it clearly found the...

What a wonderful bike! And it clearly found the right owner......please post pictures if you go on a camping trip!
05-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,662
Posted By markk900

You are totally correct about terminology, and I...

You are totally correct about terminology, and I apologize if I made things less clear (don't respond on a phone - i will remember!)..... I meant polishing the bosses on the back plate of the caliper...
05-04-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By markk900

Not sure how they did things at Trek, but I had a...

Not sure how they did things at Trek, but I had a summer job in the mid 70s where part of my duties involved stamping reference numbers into metal - let’s just say alignment and consistency were not...
04-14-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,662
Posted By markk900

I had trouble finding the koolstop pads here in...

I had trouble finding the koolstop pads here in Canada the last time I looked a number of years back (probably all over the place now) so used the regular Kool Stop post mount pads made for something...
04-03-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By markk900

Great job cleaning it up.....it is indeed ready...

Great job cleaning it up.....it is indeed ready for many more years of service.

Slight hijack: when I was a kid I barely remember seeing any SA hubs (with the toggle chain) - far more often I saw...
03-22-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,937
Posted By markk900

I know you guys are all looking for beautiful and...

I know you guys are all looking for beautiful and elegant crowns, but I must say for minimalist purposes the CCM fork crown on my 38 Road Racer has to be a winner!

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03-21-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,309
Posted By markk900

Or a pricing issue - same tire in US walmart is...

Or a pricing issue - same tire in US walmart is $25USD (still a lot but....)....and did you notice the $250 delivery charge?
03-13-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By markk900

Funny what you find when you clean up… pedal question

I was cleaning up the garage at my folk’s place when I came across this box buried in a drawer: I remember buying these back in the early 70s…...
02-26-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By markk900

OTS Curious: what rims did you use? They look a...

OTS Curious: what rims did you use? They look a lot like the Alex DM18s I am partial to using in my wheel builds (because they have a somewhat vintage profile and are relatively inexpensive...
02-25-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By markk900

Wow! You did an amazing job....

Wow! You did an amazing job....
02-22-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,607
Posted By markk900

I've posted my 1952 Paff several times, but...

I've posted my 1952 Paff several times, but thought I would add a little to this thread.....here's the bike:

...
02-12-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By markk900

nlerner 's instructions are bang on.....a couple...

nlerner 's instructions are bang on.....a couple of other hacks that I tried (successfully) were: I used a cut down brass spoke nipple for the end (it fit in the brake arm perfectly and I have plenty...
02-06-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By markk900

While this is none of my f'n business, having had...

While this is none of my f'n business, having had to unfortunately deal with 4 estates in the past 2 years, I hope all of the folks that have amassed such amazing collections of parts have a...
02-02-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By markk900

Thanks Joel! The mobile skin does work better on...

Thanks Joel! The mobile skin does work better on the phone so I will leave it there; not sure how I (for several months) ended up with the mobile skin on my PC, nor do I know how I went back to the...
02-02-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By markk900

scarlson The CLB Racer 73 brakes on one of my...

scarlson The CLB Racer 73 brakes on one of my Frenchies has no CLB logo anywhere, and from the catalog page I posted there were some years of the CLB Racer at least that also had no logo on them. I...
02-02-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By markk900

There's a short history of CLB on this facebook...

There's a short history of CLB on this facebook post for those interested in some of the history. I don't know this for a fact but I suspect by the 70s CLB was trying to get a bit of a halo from...
02-02-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By markk900

clubman I use Firefox exclusively on the PC so I...

clubman I use Firefox exclusively on the PC so I am not having the same issue as you. I will say that I cleared my cache and cookies, and that made a difference too.
02-02-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By markk900

I believe the upper photo is a CLB Racer...

I believe the upper photo is a CLB Racer brake.....

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02-02-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By markk900

I am with randyjawa : for me on both the mobile...

I am with randyjawa : for me on both the mobile site and the PC based forum, several months ago the format changed to something "more modern" and slightly less functional. I figured, oh well get...
01-24-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,309
Posted By markk900

If they are the K40s then they will feel stiff...

If they are the K40s then they will feel stiff and narrow when mounted too! But they are cheap and available so......
01-17-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 907
Posted By markk900

I no longer have my original Peugeot cottered...

I no longer have my original Peugeot cottered crank but the Magistroni I put on (in the picture above) was also missing a couple of bolts. I had no issue finding the correct thread size in the...
01-16-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 907
Posted By markk900

Like John E , back in the day (1972 or...

Like John E , back in the day (1972 or thereabouts) I replaced my AO-8 cottered crankset with a Sugino Mighty Comp (because it looked like a Campy at 1/2 the cost), and replaced the original cups...
01-13-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By markk900

Nice score! Not an expert but from looking...

Nice score!

Not an expert but from looking at my 1938 catalog it looks like you have a CCM Crescent Roadster (mostly because of the CCM single piece crank); others with more knowledge will chime...
01-12-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By markk900

You forgot the most important one: ...

You forgot the most important one:


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01-07-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,309
Posted By markk900

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area...

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area the tires we are talking about (at least the Kenda/CSTs) are about as cheap a tire as you can buy for 3 or 10 speeds.....and $20 today isn't (I hate...
12-31-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By markk900

If the rims have the "73" in a diamond then that...

If the rims have the "73" in a diamond then that is the date of the rim, and likely original so your bike is probably a 1973 rather than a 1972 (remember serial numbers on Peugeots are very unlikely...
12-25-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,721
Posted By markk900

The original question missed out on the option of...

The original question missed out on the option of "history-curious", though a couple of folks touched on it (especially randyjawa ). I love to ride but don't ride enough (compared to a lot of you)...
12-12-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,035
Posted By markk900

The first gen Crane (short cage) was my...

The first gen Crane (short cage) was my drivetrain update to my AO-8 in 1974, along with Mighty Compe crankset and Comp-V front changer - same gearing as the OP. Worked great.

My limited...
12-10-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 12,849
Posted By markk900

Looks a bit like my favourite LBS: just a couple...

Looks a bit like my favourite LBS: just a couple of blocks away and located next to a craft brewery......

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12-08-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,137
Posted By markk900

52telecaster I really love the way you did the...

52telecaster I really love the way you did the cotterless cranks - looks so much like the appropriate cottered crank with the benefit of alloy and no cotters.
12-06-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,785
Posted By markk900

No

No
12-05-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By markk900

Another great job by Rudy...... here's the custom...

Another great job by Rudy...... here's the custom Kaydex he did for my 38 CCM....
...
12-05-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,309
Posted By markk900

Its not quantity its quality that counts.....

Its not quantity its quality that counts.....
11-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By markk900

Two emotions: one completely within my own head...

Two emotions: one completely within my own head - the joy of holding such an object and wondering about the people that were involved in its creation and use over the years (this is true for all of...
11-26-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,985
Posted By markk900

If it was always about fiscally responsible...

If it was always about fiscally responsible restoration this forum would be non-existent.......Given the depth of your existing collection, seeing something you went all out on is a treat I am...
11-15-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By markk900

For Mafacs even though you can move the pads in...

For Mafacs even though you can move the pads in and out I try to get the connection to the straddle cable as close as possible first because I find trying to keep the pads where I want them while...
11-12-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,309
Posted By markk900

Bastards! Sorry to hear about this. I lost a...

Bastards! Sorry to hear about this. I lost a vintage motorcycle a while back - stupid theft as it was a unique bike appealing to a very small segment of the market so practically worthless to...
11-05-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,652
Posted By markk900

Might be considered heresy, but is there any...

Might be considered heresy, but is there any reason not to drill out the shift levers to a slightly larger seating well so the cable issue is resolved permanently regardless of the cables used? As...
11-01-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,645
Posted By markk900

Lovely - and probably worth more than all of my...

Lovely - and probably worth more than all of my bikes, plus a few of my motorcycles, combined...... :lol:
10-21-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By markk900

Good choice - it will work great. One thing to...

Good choice - it will work great. One thing to be ready for is the suntour body moves further so you may find you have to move the shifters more than you used to. Its normal.
10-21-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,385
Posted By markk900

Ok - I'll bite..... ...

Ok - I'll bite.....


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10-20-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By markk900

Any of the Suntour Vx series are/were the go to...

Any of the Suntour Vx series are/were the go to upgrade from Simplex. In the early 70s I went to a first gen Shimano Crane which worked very well, but today the Suntour line should be available...
10-08-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,010
Posted By markk900

Kurt: nice work so far - looks great. And thank...

Kurt: nice work so far - looks great. And thank you for resolving a nit I have had about my Humber of the same era: the front fender line on mine (and yours) seems perfect until the last 6" or so...
10-07-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,838
Posted By markk900

I'm OUT - that one really takes the medal!

I'm OUT - that one really takes the medal!
10-06-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,838
Posted By markk900

My entry: not my photo (from interwebs, might...

My entry: not my photo (from interwebs, might have stolen it from gster as this looks like a Toronto photo) but representative of a class of really ugly (IMO) saddles that many of you are familiar...
10-02-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,722
Posted By markk900

Good looking machine you have there!

Good looking machine you have there!
09-23-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By markk900

What an interesting bike. Have not watched the...

What an interesting bike. Have not watched the other videos yet but what a great location to show off such a cool bike.
09-23-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,394
Posted By markk900

Rain has been heavy up here in Ontario too so I...

Rain has been heavy up here in Ontario too so I understand perfectly.......

On the stem, I meant more that be sure there is enough of the stem still inside the steerer tube - I don't recall Pivo...
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