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by mercianman
19 Oct 2020, 11:20pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Re-chroming
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re-chroming

Does anybody know where I might be able to get an old clip style headset re-chromed. I am based up in Lytham St Annes, but will be happy to post if necessary
by mercianman
17 Oct 2020, 10:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1940s clip headset
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: 1940s clip headset

Thanks
by mercianman
17 Oct 2020, 9:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1940s clip headset
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: 1940s clip headset

Any idea of size and quantity needed?
by mercianman
17 Oct 2020, 7:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1940s clip headset
Replies: 4
Views: 209

1940s clip headset

Does anybody know if it is possible to get a ball race to fit one of these headsets, or do you have to use individual ball bearings?
by mercianman
1 Jul 2020, 1:50pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset

That is good to know
by mercianman
28 Jun 2020, 5:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset

Thanks for that, a real big help
by mercianman
28 Jun 2020, 1:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Shimano Ultegra FC-6604 chainset

I have been trying to get hold of some replacement rings for my Shimano triple chainset, but cant find new ones anywhere. Are there any other shimano rings that might fit?
by mercianman
10 Jun 2020, 3:30pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Ultegra ST-6600 & ST R600 Flight deck shifters with a triple ?
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Ultegra ST-6600 & ST R600 Flight deck shifters with a triple ?

Does anybody know if these shifters will work with a triple chainset. I have read that a lot of the early shimano LH levers would work with either double or triple chainsets, but cant find anything to confirm when this stopped being the case,
by mercianman
24 May 2020, 10:23am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings

Thanks for that response, certainly gives me some ideas
by mercianman
24 May 2020, 10:23am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings

Thanks for that response, certainly gives me some ideas
by mercianman
24 May 2020, 9:50am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Sturmey Archer 8 speed hub, brazed on fittings

I am in the process of sending an old road/path frame off to Argos to get resprayed prior to building it up with an 8 speed Sturmey Archer hub gear. I am also having a set of bottle cage bosses brazed on and was wondering if there are any fittings that I should get brazed on that would support the 8...
by mercianman
17 May 2020, 7:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bates Frames
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Bates Frames

I will give it a try
by mercianman
17 May 2020, 7:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bates Frames
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Re: Bates Frames

Thanks for that but unfortunately that is EG Bates, I am looking for transfers for Bates, who was the other brother
by mercianman
17 May 2020, 6:47pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bates Frames
Replies: 4
Views: 257

Bates Frames

Hi

Does anybody know who currently own the rights to build Bates frames. I am trying to get hold of a set of transfers for a respray, but can’t find out who currently owns the name
by mercianman
19 Feb 2020, 4:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wireless cadence computers
Replies: 5
Views: 393

Re: Wireless cadence computers

Certainly under £50