French Freewheel Specifications

French Freewheel Specifications

Maillard Course  1981 6 Speed Weight: 388 grams 13 – 21 Cog British Threaded, 1.375 x 24 TPI Removal Tool: Park Tool FR2 ( Two Prong )     Sachs Maillard 6 Speed 1981 368 grams 14 – 20 Cogs British Threading 1.375 x 24 TPI Removal Tool: Park Tool FR2 ( Two...
Creaking Noise When Pedalling – Fix

Creaking Noise When Pedalling – Fix

    The Deceptive Problem   When your car starts making a weird noise, you know immediately what you’re in for. Unless you’re already in suspicion, or have been expecting a particular problem, finding the source of a bump or squeak can be a real challenge....
Restoring a 1981 Eddie Koepler Bike

Restoring a 1981 Eddie Koepler Bike

    Mystery Man   There’s very little information out there on the mysterious Eddie Koepler. From what I can gather, he was a professional cyclist, perhaps a domestique, who quite possibly rode in the Molteni team with another Eddy, the iconic Merckx. Unlike the...
Stuck Brake Cable in Brake Lever – Fix

Stuck Brake Cable in Brake Lever – Fix

  The Jammed Cable Head   Your heart sinks when your brake cable won’t come out of its lever. After years, perhaps decades, of pulling on the cable as well as from the build up of dirt and rust, the nipple end of the cable can get squeezed deeper into its barrel...

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