1984 Claud Butler Majestic

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Just tried, and you'll need to play around with the cage spring tension and that's about it
 

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legrandefromage":2xi54a56 said:
Just tried, and you'll need to play around with the cage spring tension and that's about it

Cool... not had a chance to look yet...busy cleaning.

Tried some Bilt Hamber Surfex HD for cleaning / degreasing for the first time. It's absolutely brilliant stuff. Left the cable hanger and straddles in a mild solution for half an hour and they came out sparkling without any scrubbing.

I'm a convert.

Chain had a cocktail of WD40 / paraffin / Gunk / endless scrubbing / WD40. Looks like new now. But I reckon with the Surfex would have taken half the time, or less, and been way less stinky / toxic.

Wheels need some TLC but are well nice. Who wouldn't want to ride on Sunshine?
 

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Those 27” Wolber Champions are getting pricey
 

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Went into the garage to find those mechs. Ended up stripping and rebuilding a QR skewer... :facepalm:
 

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Front wheel spokes tight, runs true. New balls next I think.
 

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Nice truing stand...
 

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Peachy!":h2cikiaf said:
Nice truing stand...
Was thinking the same.

Though shall not covet thy neighbours truing stand
 

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legrandefromage":3ni4lfiu said:
Just tried, and you'll need to play around with the cage spring tension and that's about it

The results are in from the scrap box. DX only has half a cage, currently I'm eyeing up that STX one which looks as if it has everything the 105 is missing. But I haven't even worked out how that cage attaches yet...hmm.
 

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