I did some work on the Sports Roadster this weekend- lots of little assembly of fenders, braces, reflector. I am basically assembling the bike into a handful of components for easier assembly when the time comes.
Here is the New Departure Model D hub
in its "guts form". You can see the stationary and mobile discs that
rub together when you pedal backwards to slow the wheel.
bottom bracket set is curious. Rather than featuring a "drive pin" like
most one piece cranks, the crank axle itself is tapered and the
sprocket "keys in" over the tapered section. The teeth on the sprocket
are of a "blunt" profile, but the sprocket is still standard width.
summery day is complete without a bike ride. This 1949-50 Columbia
Three Star Deluxe is perfect for a warm day of light travel and riding.
This one also has a New Departure Model D- a simple, but effective