(MBBO#05 Class II) My Generation (DONE, w/ wheelie pics)

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  1. roadwarrior

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    I recently purchased off of Facebook V.B.P.A., this 1968 Sears Spyder 10 speed, 24" bike. (I love these frames)
    It's missing a bunch of parts but a good starting point. Last year I had a Shimano Automatic 5 Overdrive hub I could not get apart. Well I got it apart and respoked with some 12g's. It looks pretty good on that Jerald slick, too! I'm thinking of keeping it a 10 speed so it will be interesting to see how that works with the overdrive selector. We'll see how this build goes.[​IMG]
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  2. Wildcat

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    How does the overdrive work?
     
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    There are 5 sensitivity positions adjusted by turning the protector plate. As the bike is ridden an internal sensor changes the freewheel from direct to overdrive.
    I have not tried it out to see/feel what it dose. It was on 5 speed only bikes so using on a 10 speed is going to be interesting.
     
  4. OddJob

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    Good to have the Roadwarrior aboard the muscle bike train! RaT oN!
     
  5. Chad T

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    Cool!....Love that wheel/overdrive deal.
     
  6. roadwarrior

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    Cool bike ! these shifters are the sexiest of them all imo:thumbsup:
     
  8. KJV

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  9. roadwarrior

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    Tearing it down. You'll see why I have to replace the crank.
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    Checking wheel fitment. Using that Jerald Slick you have to check! It is a taller tire. It rotates with no issues! Brand new out of the wrapper vintage Shimano Eagle derailleur.
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  11. Falstaff

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    I need to get a couple of those jeralds.
     
  12. ADVHOG

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    That slick is sick!!

    I've seen one other sprocket set up like that but I didn't understand what it was. I wish I would have grabbed it now!
     
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    Crazy-cool frame and shifter. It's already a winner.
     
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    :eek:Wow , never seen that before , ive bent allot of them , but never broken:shake:
     
  15. GuitarlCarl

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    Like this build a lot.

    Carl.
     
  16. LukeTheJoker

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    This is awesome, looking forward to hearing what that hub is like while riding!

    Luke.
     
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    I dig the Spyder liner frames too.
    I'm glad you got that overdrive working. It really makes for a super power train!
     
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    This is gonna be good, that shifter is blowing me away. Great frame, hope the purple stays.
     
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    More mocking up this evening as parts I ordered while I was on the road for the past 2 days. I took a blind stab at the correct front brake caliper would fit and it was a perfect guess that a TYPE 810 from a Fastback worked. The bottom brake caliper for the rear is going to have to get some minor modifications to work. It seems to be a tad tall and the pads are too close to the top down tube. The rear calipers are Type 890A's. New Kenda K-40 street tire for the 24" front wheel. The chrome cleaned up very well. I am wait on the front derailleur and the seat to arrive. Once The braking and shifting are sorted out then I'll break it all down and start prepping for paint. Gotta hurry! WINTER IS COMING! :eek:
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  20. Chad T

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    Good painting weather this week.

    So you doing a dual lever for the back like on your Ramchargers Spider? Then a front so 3 brakes? That's cool!!
     

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