1938 Columbia Superb klunker-style cuiser

Discussion in 'GALLERY' started by BenG, Dec 13, 2018.

  1. BenG

    BenG

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    Location:
    Lille, France
    Hi
    well, well, well.... it has been a while
    remember this post: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...ncils-how-to-preserve-paint.9474/#post-109173
    Here is what became of it - just finished!

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    Components:
    - 1938 Columbia Super frame (powder coated locally)
    - 26"Halo SAS rims (32H)
    - Surly Ultra New hubs (32H, wheels mounted locally)
    - Halo Clickster freewheel (17T)
    - Schwalbe Fat Franck 26" tyres
    - Mint unused prewar bicycle chain adjust screw
    - Truvativ Isoflow single speed crankset (42T)
    - Truvativ American to European bottom bracket adapter
    - FSA Isis bottom bracket
    - Gusset Prosecutor alloy beartrap style pedals (9/16")
    - KMC 9 speed chain
    - SE Bikes Landing Gear 26" BMX fork (1" steerer, threaded)
    - Tange Seiki MX125 old school BMX 1" headset
    - old BMX Fake Lifter Kalloy stem (21,1 mm diameter, painted by mei
    - Black Gusset MXR BMX cruiser bars 12 degrees backsweep / 1 degree upsweep / 22.2mm
    - Federal Contact Vex Khaki Gum grips with black bar ends
    - Front BMX brakes by Kink (from my son's Kicker bike - never fitted)
    - Wald seatpost (#945-15, 13/16" x 15.5"- I had to cut it by about 2", painted by me)
    - Selle Royal Avenue saddle (nice and soft where it matters :nod:)
    - Fishers CroMo seat pin bolt 45mm, black, (code SAP17BK)

    special thanks to
    - various forums for information & people there
    - Ebay (but f... the https://www.ebay.com/help/selling/s...pping-options/global-shipping-program?id=4646; this scheme is a rip-off; my advice contact seller to request price with USPS shipping for instance)
    - local bike shops

    beng
     
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2018
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  2. RustyGold

    RustyGold

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    Mid-Willamette Valley, Oregon
    Looks great...nice component list :thumbsup:
     

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