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by jctc
3 Jun 2012, 2:37pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Who built early 80s reynolds ridgeback mtb's
Replies: 3
Views: 3451

Who built early 80s reynolds ridgeback mtb's

I know that for 84 onwards they came with reynolds tubesets and perhaps the cheaper cromo frames were from Taiwan? I have a 531 model from 84/85 anyone have any scans of info/mag reviews they could forward? Can't find any info on the web were these only sold by freewheel UK Interested in putting it ...
by jctc
2 Jun 2012, 9:28am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Old style Shimano cassette freewheel circa 1986!
Replies: 6
Views: 1912

Re: Old style Shimano cassette freewheel circa 1986!

I have what I believe to be a 1984 dura ace ex cassette hub,I also have the removal tool,not allen key type,must be unique to this design,does anyone know if later models came out in 7 speed sharing the same design,the thread on the cassette unit is certainly different to post 87 designs,I think 87 ...
by jctc
28 May 2012, 1:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Need Help with bike collection High Wycombe ebay purchase
Replies: 1
Views: 7400

Re: Need Help with bike collection High Wycombe ebay purchas

With so many views I was hoping someone could help,if anyone is coming to london that would also be a big help,can also pay you for your trouble.
Bike is located just off J4 M40
by jctc
22 May 2012, 9:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Need Help with bike collection High Wycombe ebay purchase
Replies: 1
Views: 7400

Need Help with bike collection High Wycombe ebay purchase

I'm in Northampton Town and having problems arranging collection,can pay you for your trouble,if someone could collect and box I can arrange collection
by jctc
1 Dec 2011, 4:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Lack of sturmey archer advice on youtube
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Lack of sturmey archer advice on youtube

I haven't seen one video showing an old or modern hub stripped and then rebuilt,would be nice i someone could upload one,they are a great promotion for any shop out there wishing to profit.
by jctc
22 May 2011, 7:45am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Weinmann cantis are they any good?
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: Weinmann cantis are they any good?

i'm referring to much older weinmann's as you would find on cyclocross bikes from the 60s and 70s
by jctc
21 May 2011, 9:50am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Weinmann cantis are they any good?
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Weinmann cantis are they any good?

Are these from the 60's have some 70s mafacs but don't really rate them,looking to try some out
by jctc
12 May 2011, 5:26pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: early british mtb's and catalogues
Replies: 0
Views: 785

early british mtb's and catalogues

On the lookout for old bicycle buyers guides or catalogues for mainly british sold models,saracen,ridgeback,muddy fox and frames by other british frame builders.check my wanted ad.
by jctc
13 Mar 2011, 3:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: bolt on canti bosses
Replies: 5
Views: 1200

bolt on canti bosses

I know there is a german company out there that sells/produces? require some for the front large forks pace model would probably fit forks are suspension,rear stays are standard size can be new or used if anyone can recommend shops?
by jctc
7 Jan 2011, 12:14pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Unknown 50s red dawes lightweight.see pictures
Replies: 6
Views: 600

Re: Unknown 50s red dawes lightweight.see pictures

Is this a dawes red feather?
by jctc
1 Jan 2011, 9:30pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Getting a frame copper coated
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Re: Getting a frame copper coated

No doubt folk are already googling copper pinarello,Im not looking to attract topless women though,wishing to get a kind of verdigris finish that is fairly thick.
by jctc
31 Dec 2010, 6:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Rear mechs running a 38t rear
Replies: 4
Views: 457

Rear mechs running a 38t rear

have an old suntour freewheel 38 tooth anyone used,can you suggest a suitable mech
by jctc
31 Dec 2010, 5:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Getting a frame copper coated
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Re: Getting a frame copper coated

I've been reliably informed that copper will stick to steel providing it is very smooth,it can also be heated so that the copper becomes part of the metal but i'm no expert on this not really wishing for a plating finish due to costs
by jctc
31 Dec 2010, 5:07pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Getting a frame copper coated
Replies: 9
Views: 1900

Getting a frame copper coated

Please suggest anyone who can do this,doesn't have to be plated just a thick coat which i can polish when it needs it
by jctc
31 Dec 2010, 5:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bolt on rear cantilever bosses
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

Bolt on rear cantilever bosses

Anyone tried these,made them or know where to buy,also need some rear bosses to weld on anyone know a source for these.