togglechaintour bikes

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GrahamNR17
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 1 Feb 2011, 4:32pm

chris667 wrote:I've just got very excited about this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vintage-1958-Rale ... 230ddaf1fb

Doesn't it look nice?

Yep, nice colour scheme. Starting bid of 60 squid's a bit enthusiastic though :o

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hubgearfreak
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 1 Feb 2011, 4:42pm

no doubt that colour would have described as gay in the 50's :lol:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby steve browne » 1 Feb 2011, 5:43pm

28 hole hub fitted into 36hole rim, thus avoiding buying new stuff! Not entirely simple - there are four different lengths of spokes. I hope to try it out later this week on a ride with Mike Wynn.

28 to 36 does go!.jpg

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 1 Feb 2011, 5:46pm

steve browne wrote:28 hole hub fitted into 36hole rim - there are four different lengths of spokes.


nice :mrgreen: there's not enough of this sort of eccentricity going on

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 1 Feb 2011, 6:13pm

It looks lovely - reminds me of my Grandad's old bike.
ToggleChain Tourist - http://www.togglechaintour.co.uk/

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby cjchambers » 1 Feb 2011, 8:37pm

robc02 wrote:I collected the Ladies Royal Enfield parts from the powder coater's a few days ago. :)

Can't tell you how pleased I am that someone is making a proper job of restoring it, Rob! :D Such a beautful bike.

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 3 Feb 2011, 9:12pm

chris667 wrote:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Front-Rear-Sturmey-Archer-3-Speed-Rear-Hub-and-brake-/320648539254?pt=UK_sportsleisure_cycling_bikeparts_SR&hash=item4aa8246c76


did you get them chris? :wink:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby random37 » 5 Feb 2011, 5:48pm

hubgearfreak wrote:
chris667 wrote:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Front-Rear-Sturmey-Archer-3-Speed-Rear-Hub-and-brake-/320648539254?pt=UK_sportsleisure_cycling_bikeparts_SR&hash=item4aa8246c76


did you get them chris? :wink:


Sadly not. Still looking. :(

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 6 Feb 2011, 8:21am

Finally found a set of cranks and a chain ring that:

a) Doesn't look crap on the Clubman
and
b) Doesn't involve cotter pins

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Graham, wots now officially nearly fully cotterless, apart from the Moulton wots bein' done next :mrgreen:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hartleymartin » 6 Feb 2011, 12:53pm

GrahamNR17 wrote:Finally found a set of cranks and a chain ring that:
a) Doesn't look crap on the Clubman
and
b) Doesn't involve cotter pins

Graham, wots now officially nearly fully cotterless, apart from the Moulton wots bein' done next :mrgreen:


I find the cotterless ones that require an 8mm allan wrench the best type. I hate the ones that require a socket-set! Some very nice cotterless cranks are out there.
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hubgearfreak
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 6 Feb 2011, 2:12pm

hartleymartin wrote:Some very nice cotterless cranks are out there.


none as nice as the cottered ones that were available though. see page 1, or 2 or fairly near the beginning of this thread 8)

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 6 Feb 2011, 2:13pm

GrahamNR17 wrote:Finally found a set of cranks and a chain ring that:


very nice graham, are you going to trim the m.g. stays?

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 6 Feb 2011, 2:16pm

hubgearfreak wrote:
GrahamNR17 wrote:Finally found a set of cranks and a chain ring that:


very nice graham, are you going to trim the m.g. stays?

Yes, just as soon as I settle on a rim/tyre size. Got 650A rubber on 590 rims at the mo, but the guards may need adjusting if I change back to the old rims (doubtful) or 700c (likely).

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 6 Feb 2011, 2:20pm

GrahamNR17 wrote:Yes, just as soon as I settle on a rim/tyre size.


ah yes, provarication paralysis :lol:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby rjb » 6 Feb 2011, 3:03pm

[quote][quote="steve browne"]28 hole hub fitted into 36hole rim, thus avoiding buying new stuff! Not entirely simple - there are four different lengths of spokes. I hope to try it out later this week on a ride with Mike Wynn.

I spent a whole day doing this the other way around, ie 28 hole rim onto a 36 hole hub. I figured out that it should have been easy to leave 4 spokes out at 90 degrees to each other per side on the hub. I used the original spokes from the 28 hole hub. Frustratingly i could not get the wheel past the "pringle" shape and eventually in frustration rebuilt the wheel back with its original hub.

Has anyone else tried this :oops: :oops: :oops:
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