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  1. hamppea

    Let's see some belt drives!

    A lot going on... even the cat matches. Been calculating costs to make an E bike belt drive for a AMF Flying Wedge. Just the 3 lobe cog is near 100 USD. It requires a special tool to installπŸ’Έ Brilliant use for a belt.
  2. hamppea

    SchwinN CrasheR

    Coming Feb 5
  3. hamppea

    OCC Stingray CHOPPER build 😎

    Ok, I read your edit, you know the correct lower sizing to ask for. Are you also sure the 1-1/8'' cup adapter is 1'' EC30? Should be listed with the model, double check that as well.
  4. hamppea

    OCC Stingray CHOPPER build 😎

    Just found the specs of a Cane Creek 40. It's for forks with a 26.4mm seat. Your fork is made for 27mm JIS crown races. It won't press on, stop.
  5. hamppea

    New Schtandart for my brother

    Nice lines. Fine details. I like the struts. What do think the weight is in kilos?
  6. hamppea

    OCC Stingray CHOPPER build 😎

    Flush just like the video. Once pressed on, the spacers must stack above the head tube. The only way for spacers under is to place the crown race over the spacers which requires some form of shim between the race and steering tube where the diameter is narrower further up. I don't think such a...
  7. hamppea

    Schwinn Stingray or Cruiser kickstands

    PM sent, long.
  8. hamppea

    Live Rust: Sedan Delivery

    I'd do better with a 9sp cassette. No single speed can remain with me on the hills of the North County very long. My bikes are well know locally. I use Schwalbe Marathons for endurance on crappy roads with broken glass along with modern anti-puncture BMX race tires on hardened T6 rims. Speaking...
  9. hamppea

    1979 Schwinn Spitfire

    If I had the space I'd leave some of the survivors I've gotten intact, including the decades old sweat stains. Like you, I need to set the bikes accordingly so they're conducive for our riding. There's little room in my fleet for dust collectors, I mean bikes that wouldn't get ridden very often...
  10. hamppea

    Keystones Bike Build

    Know that feeling... Is it possible to stand on the inside of the edges with the wheel spinning? Could be a new trick. Seeing your work space got me thinking of my childhood bedroom rug. It was full of black rings from bearing cages falling out during bike repairs.
  11. hamppea

    1979 Schwinn Spitfire

    But yours is more OG:cool2:
  12. hamppea

    "New to Wheel building" Question

    Not for people who have numerophobia. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/mismatch/index.htm For fun I used 3D blender modeling program to calculate spoke lengths for dozens of solutions. Another unique build. https://drewdevereux.wordpress.com/2014/05/30/36-hole-rim-laced-to-28-hole-hub/ Can drill...
  13. hamppea

    Live Rust: Sedan Delivery

    Kidding aside, I'm with you taking on a swing in such rough condition. Always wanted to make a race version while retaining the kids' bike look. I know it's going to turn out amazing like all your other rides. Have fun with it brother.
  14. hamppea

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    Not sure about the years or have much experience with belts. Fond of a contained light motorized hub with regen. The clean look's a bonus. Sub 20 mph is adequate for my usage. Plenty of IGH conversions have been achieved. Ultra low maintenance, long life, quiet and more... Belts requiring a...
  15. hamppea

    Live Rust: Sedan Delivery

    Lil wheels run just fine on decent pavement. Carl just needs the right setup and gears. Riders heart rates elevate more when I'm on. Completed 20 miles in an hour. If anyone on RRB wants a go against The Smoke in real life for lunch, PM me. I take the Chuck Norris.
  16. hamppea

    1979 Schwinn Spitfire

    Handstand! handstand! handstand! How many bicycles do you current have together?
  17. hamppea

    1979 Schwinn Spitfire

    The Spitfire should have ACS hubs. I wanted an authentic hub for my Schwinn Qualifier. I disliked those foam grips because they tore very easily. Yes, the blue hoops must remain. Display tires? ride that sucka' till the cords break!
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    Heard about Zehus electric hub years ago. No wires... no gears either. Interesting system. Beautiful bike with same hub. Got a thing for red and chrome!
  19. hamppea

    Live Rust: Sedan Delivery

    Perhaps... how was your blood pressure... was it worth it? :p Clamps, sounds like a solid plan. I had no issue cutting a vintage bike worth well over 1K. Value's of less importance to me. City riding's my forte, born and raised in NYC. I've gotten used to county life over the past decade. Crash...
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