Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by Bike from the Dead, Feb 4, 2020.
Alright, I'll try that. Thanks!
I take it that's a rare piece?
Oh, ok. I'm not familiar with all the abbreviations of bicycle anatomy yet.
I don't know if it is. Bikes from the 20s and 30s had them a lot and I had one as a kid on my tricycle.
A good quality gooseneck stem could be a sought after piece, especially if the retro racers recognize the brand. If you were to do a retro mountain bike with drop bars, that would work perfectly. Sometimes referred to as LD, or "limp Richard" stem.
The cranks look like a German "Glockenlager". There really isn't a way to use a regular crank puller on them. They are a pain to work with! Best German board I have found is:
Google translate will get you close, and some people are willing to answer a question in English. DeepL is a much better machine translator.
Ok, thanks! I'll take a look at it.
Ok, cool. Yeeeeeeeaaah, I'm just going to stick with "gooseneck."
Here is a bike that has a gooseneck clamp with a normal stem. Those bars are not going to twist.
How do those cranks work? How are they put together?
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