us56456712's Recent Activity

  1. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Diamant GDR.

    The front brake body is done. I still have to put new brake blocks in the brake block holders. The originals with the tab for the...

    IMG_1680.JPG Oct 15, 2019 at 2:57 PM
  2. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Diamant GDR.

    Im rebuilding the front Wissner clamp on brake[ATTACH] .

    IMG_1679.JPG Oct 13, 2019 at 3:40 PM
  3. us56456712 liked toro1978's post in the thread Felt.

    I decided to keep it simple. I will keep the coaster brake rear wheel. I also installed the front 26" wheel with the disk and am waiting...

    20191009_191909.jpg 20191009_192139.jpg Oct 13, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  4. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Diamant GDR.

    I got the chain on then: It started to snow. Snow was blowing on my Diamant so I closed the garage door and went inside to wash dishes...

    IMG_1678.JPG Oct 13, 2019 at 1:11 PM
  5. us56456712 replied to the thread Have you had Eastwood Problems?.

    We got our first snow last night. The Black came today so now I have the 2K red and black but it's too late for painting season. Who...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  6. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Diamant GDR.

    It's coming slowly. [ATTACH]

    IMG_1675.JPG Oct 12, 2019 at 4:56 PM
  7. us56456712 replied to the thread Diamant GDR.

    We got our first snow last night. I just might leave the paint I gouged on the fork when threading the tube. It's too cold to paint...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 9:18 AM
  8. us56456712 replied to the thread 26 MTB to gravel bike conversion.

    Thank you for the kind words, it's my favorite gravel bike

    Oct 10, 2019 at 8:47 PM
  9. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Diamant GDR.

    I did the chase and face on the BB. Threads are good now.[ATTACH]

    1570740709474-733459593.jpg Oct 10, 2019 at 3:53 PM
  10. us56456712 attached a file to the thread 26 MTB to gravel bike conversion.

    No problem, it's on my computer. Here is the SS gravel bike. First generation Sugino Maxi crank, Mafac cantilever brakes on the front...

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  11. us56456712 replied to the thread Have you had Eastwood Problems?.

    Still waiting, tracking indicates it's in Chicago now. Man, over 4 months waiting.

    Oct 9, 2019 at 5:58 PM
  12. us56456712 replied to the thread Nexus 3-speed coaster: spring?.

    It works just as good with a 28 to 30 tooth chainwheel, almost no back pedal until the brakes catch.

    Oct 9, 2019 at 5:56 PM
  13. us56456712 liked toro1978's post in the thread 26 MTB to gravel bike conversion.

    I hate to be a nuisance, but... can we have pics of the SS bike too? :)

    Oct 9, 2019 at 4:31 PM