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by TheRooKnows
16 May 2012, 5:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386138

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Last question; does this bike have the 'death fork'? Can anyone tell by the pic-- I've read a lot about it, am guessing it is not, but just dont know for sure. Check the fork with a magnet. If you can get a magnet to stick, it's not aluminum, which means it's not the death fork. Aluminium is a non-...
by TheRooKnows
16 May 2012, 4:07pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386138

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Glad to be of help! What spindle length are you using? I'll be using the 123 mm from Phil Wood. I've got another question for you. When I was riding my bike, when I would come to a stop, I'd notice some chatter or vibration of the front fork when I applied the brake. This was a forward and back mov...
by TheRooKnows
15 May 2012, 9:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386138

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Hi, Welcome to the thread!!! A very nice Aerospace Pro you have there. Lovely. Sorry to hear about your component failures. These problems are not unique to Viscounts. It is all part of the joy of riding older bikes! Replacing the BB spindle is best done with a puller. But, I don't have one and I s...
by TheRooKnows
14 May 2012, 3:40pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2779
Views: 386138

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Hello Everyone. I'm a new poster, but have read quite a few of the posts here on the site. Great forum for Viscount info and questions. I bought my grey and black Viscount about a year and half ago from a local used bike store in Chicago. At the time, I was just looking for a bike that fit my frame....