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    Can anyone help identify this frame

    I spoke with a mechanic at one of the LBS in my area about this track bike and he said that he seemed to recall that some track teams used BBS with these pins as a way to do quick bearing swapouts in multi day races.
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    Can anyone help identify this frame

    i checked again and nothing is stamped on the dropouts.
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    Can anyone help identify this frame

    I found this old repainted frame. KNT cottered cranks; cottered bottom bracket, no apparent serial numbers.
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    Help needed to identify this vintage Miyata balloon tire bike

    I picked this up at a local auction a few months back, but cannot find any comparables in Miyata Works bikes. Very good condition. Rod brakes front and rear. Heavy duty rack and rear kickstand. original handlebar grips and Miyata Works leather saddle. Army green paint with gold pin stripping. No...
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    Help i.d. TOC bike

    Brian R - thanks for the info. I didn’t know about the fenders/brakes/eras. This is my first TOC bike so all this is very much appreciated. And thanks for the idea about the screw hole(s). I‘‘ll try to inspect the tube tomorrow with a flashlight to see if I can see a plugged hole.
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    Help on identifying old Hercules

    Glad you picked up that bike. I was already at a full basement when I saw it and you’ve got it looking good.
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    Help i.d. TOC bike

    Thanks. I sot of thought that too, however all of the Napoleon head badges that I have seen have two screws. The wheels, axles and coaster look a lot like a Jenkins. I appreciate your input.
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    Help i.d. TOC bike

    This is an estate sale bargain that appears to be in good condition but in need of a good cleaning and lubing. There is no headbadge and there is only one screw hole in the steerer tube. The BB is marked with the well known PATD Nov 13, 1888 plus serial # 4383 or 43833. The coaster brake is a...
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    Anyone near Manassas VA for a bike pickup?

    Sorry. This is short notice. I need a bike frame pickup today (Oct 5, 2019) to be picked up from a site on Dumfries Rd and dropped off at a bike shop also on Dumfries Rd.
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    Stewart Warner Speedometer?????????????

    Thank for the advice!
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    Stewart Warner Speedometer?????????????

    Thanks for the response, but I didn’t see any reference to a puller except the small one mentioned above in this thread, but that wasn’t for the needle. As a matter of fact, I don’t know what a puller would use to push against because there isn’t a small “axle” to push against. I think it is...
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    Stewart Warner Speedometer?????????????

    I am wondering if anyone positively knows how to remove the needle from a Stewart Warner Clipper speedo. I’ve gotten the bezel and glass off, and now just need to get the needle and faceplate off safely so that I can start cleaning the innards.
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    Automoto 3-speed in Friday Chicago sale

    Just saw this. Advertised as a “Crazy Vintage Sale” of misc. items in Chicago area Aug 2. Bike looks complete. No address for sale yet. I am not in Chicago area. See https://www.estatesales.net/IL/Chicago/60613/2303919
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    Help - need i.d. assistance on this frame

    Here are several more photos that may be helpful with this bike.
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    Help - need i.d. assistance on this frame

    Yes! Thanks. Cranks definitely askew.
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