One thing the manuals don't talk much about is lubrication during an overhaul.
Can you talk about that a little? What kind and how much? Most importantly I'm wondering about lubrication of the brake discs on the red band and the "shoes" on the yellow & blue bands.
One of the most significant significant differences between the '63 & '64 models, at least according to the catalogs, is that the '63 model had the steel S-6 rims, and the '64 model had Weinmann aluminum alloy rims. Another significant difference was that the '64 model got a 30 tooth cog on the...
Those front derailleur cages are a pretty good replacement. I use them too.
The logo isn't quite the same, but it's close.
The originals are pretty much unobtanium at this point.
Here is an original for comparison.
My favorite era for bicycles.
Love the chrome accents on the frame set(fork & stay ends and head lugs)!
I find the blue example in Juvela's catalog page particularly attractive. I'm partial to blue bikes though.
Thanks Tim, but really, no need to bother.
I really should not be acquiring any more bikes.
I'll soon be reaching the time of my life when I'll need to sell my house(not a good place to grow old in) and move to a more age friendly apartment.
I have about 85 bikes, most stored in a friend's...
Sweet...I've want one of those for years!
The shipping charge on bikes is making Ebay unaffordable, and bikes like this pretty much never come up locally.
I particularly like the look of the white decals on the chrome.
I would say that if you actually intend to ride the bike, not just look at it, replacing the seat should be considered de rigueur.
Remember that when sold new, these bikes were targeted at young people who weighed maybe half of what we do.
Those original seats were not intended to support our...