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12-03-20, 10:20 PM
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Posted By gster

Yes. I often find her hovering over my side of...

Yes.
I often find her hovering over my side of the bed with a pillow......
12-03-20, 03:03 PM
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Posted By gster

It's always amazing to think that the things we...

It's always amazing to think that the things we create will, in most cases, outlast us.....
My wife's already planning a giant garage (boot) sale when I'm gone.
12-03-20, 01:55 PM
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Posted By gster

A very nice tribute. I've got my eye on a...

A very nice tribute.
I've got my eye on a similar bike down the street, original owner bought the bike in 1956 and
had a Cyclo derailleur fitted.
He's not quite ready to part with it yet....
12-03-20, 09:57 AM
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Posted By BFisher

That is fantastic. Put a smile on my face for...

That is fantastic. Put a smile on my face for sure.
12-03-20, 09:38 AM
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Posted By nlerner

Beautiful bike, Peter!

Beautiful bike, Peter!
09-20-20, 11:12 AM
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Posted By jackbombay

It turned out great! EDIT///. I just saw the...

It turned out great!

EDIT///. I just saw the thread you have about this bike, I'll read through there and I'm sure my questions will be answered :-)
09-20-20, 10:53 AM
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Posted By jackbombay

Is that the original paint?!? The bike...

Is that the original paint?!?

The bike looks beautiful!
09-20-20, 10:51 AM
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Posted By BFisher

So cool! What a great job!

So cool! What a great job!
09-20-20, 10:40 AM
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Posted By cudak888

:love: -Kurt

:love:

-Kurt
09-19-20, 06:58 PM
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Posted By sykerocker

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale...

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale today, so Margaret and I did a little moseying around. And I came up with something worthwhile: A 1955 Royal Enfield 3-speed.

Since the fire last...
09-18-20, 03:44 PM
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Posted By gster

I bought 6 of them last fall from Amazon and well...

I bought 6 of them last fall from Amazon and well priced at $22.00 approx.
09-17-20, 04:37 PM
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Posted By BFisher

Fantastic! Looks great!

Fantastic! Looks great!
09-17-20, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Kilroy1988

Since it was done by Bob Jackson, it must be from...

Since it was done by Bob Jackson, it must be from their inventory of paint choices. There's a full page with all the pricing, etc... Peter will have to tell you which color was chosen exactly. Based...
09-17-20, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Charles Wahl

Wow! what a transformation! That's a great color,...

Wow! what a transformation! That's a great color, too -- do you have a spec for it? Looks like the really bright metallic blue I've seen on a couple Minis and Beemers. Meaning, it's probably...
09-17-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Sweet

Sweet
09-17-20, 01:57 PM
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Posted By John E

I really like the under-the-brake-lever location...

I really like the under-the-brake-lever location for the 3-speed trigger -- that is how I mounted mine. Since mine was a 12-speed hybrid with a 14-16-18-20 Cyclo cog block and a Campag. Gran Sport...
09-17-20, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Pcampeau

That is beautiful paint and transfer work! This...

That is beautiful paint and transfer work! This is really turning out to be something special. I’d love to see a pic of the male bars.
09-17-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By fishboat

Mine's a '93. I had a '90 and it still had a...

Mine's a '93. I had a '90 and it still had a quill stem. By '93 they switched over to a threadless headset.

Just got back from a week-long self-supported tour with it, carried 35-37 pounds of...
09-17-20, 05:55 AM
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Posted By gster

Kenda K023 tires fit nicely and have a simple...

Kenda K023 tires fit nicely and have a simple ribbed tread.
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09-16-20, 07:54 PM
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Posted By gster

You always seem to find good NOS parts. I guess...

You always seem to find good NOS parts. I guess you're closer to the source.
gster
09-13-20, 06:48 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Found this Bianchi Grizzly at the dump a week, or...

Found this Bianchi Grizzly at the dump a week, or so, ago...
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09-13-20, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Jeff Neese

My 1989 Trek 970 ...

My 1989 Trek 970

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09-07-20, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Padgett

93 Kona Cinder Cone

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Bike me and my girlfriend restored for her. Full Deore LX group, Kenda Krisp...
06-30-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By 3speedslow

Back on track. Keep up the great work Peter!

Back on track. Keep up the great work Peter!
06-29-20, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Road Fan

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Drive side goodness...
06-29-20, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Road Fan

I have a Rudge Aero Special from 1952, the later...

I have a Rudge Aero Special from 1952, the later 27x1 ¼ change made for 1952. As with this one, livery variants were made for Humber, Rudge, and Raleigh Lenton. All the same spec except for some...
06-29-20, 08:34 AM
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Posted By 3speedslow

Peter, You are doing an absolute thorough...

Peter,

You are doing an absolute thorough smashing job on this restoration! So glad to see that the headbadge made out well from the overspray.

The wire catches you used to hold tension on the...
05-05-20, 12:34 PM
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Posted By gster

Yes, I've known Dave for years. He was our local...

Yes, I've known Dave for years. He was our local taxi driver until he retired and
sold his cab licence. Cab licences used to be worth a fortune in Toronto, $300,00.00 +
This was BEFORE Uber......
01-29-20, 11:17 AM
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Posted By crank_addict

Neato! Accessories make for interesting fun. ...

Neato! Accessories make for interesting fun.

Time to take up sporting a derby hat and cigar.
01-15-20, 03:35 PM
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Posted By arty dave

Very nice rebuild, looks like it will be a...

Very nice rebuild, looks like it will be a satisfying ride. Favourite parts for me are the awesome flat north road bars, those cool centre-pull brakes - levers are nice too, and the saddle - I have...
01-08-20, 05:02 PM
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Posted By bluesteak

pretty sure 630 won’t fit. I had some difficulty...

pretty sure 630 won’t fit. I had some difficulty fitting a 622-28 in the back without deflating the tire. I already have a couple of 27” raleighs and the frame measurements are more generous by about...
01-07-20, 08:29 AM
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Posted By OldsCOOL

Good job!

Good job!
01-07-20, 07:38 AM
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Posted By bluesteak

Great job. Are you using the original...

Great job.

Are you using the original pedals?

I just finished working on a 1939 Elswick. (I posted some pics in the English 3 speeds thread). I decided that the 80 year old rubber blocks on...
01-06-20, 06:52 PM
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Posted By markk900

Great job Peter! Sure looks like a fun ride.

Great job Peter! Sure looks like a fun ride.
01-06-20, 05:30 PM
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Posted By BigChief

A fine looking machine and very well done.

A fine looking machine and very well done.
01-06-20, 01:10 PM
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Posted By crank_addict

Riding in style- leisurely pace of the 1930's!

Riding in style- leisurely pace of the 1930's!
01-06-20, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Salamandrine

Looks great! Well done. Enjoy!

Looks great! Well done. Enjoy!
01-05-20, 03:34 PM
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Posted By bluesteak

Hopper

I am including photos of a frame I purchased last year that I want to start buildiing up. It appears that the bike original had 26-1 3/8 wheels with a 4 or 5 speed deraileaur....
01-02-20, 04:26 PM
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Posted By clubman

Great bike but what about that Datsun 510 coupe!...

Great bike but what about that Datsun 510 coupe! My second car and I felt like I was in a rally every time.
01-02-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I...

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I have been reading some articles on the Sheldon Brown archives as well. Very interesting.
12-07-19, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Johno59

1948 Sunbeam

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Same year as the Wayfarer but with Resilion cantilever brake's
12-07-19, 04:44 AM
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Posted By Johno59

Sunbeam epicyclic ball bearings

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110 ball bearings this side...
12-04-19, 11:24 AM
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Posted By tricky

Peter Gunn from Gunn and Co in the UK recently...

Peter Gunn from Gunn and Co in the UK recently had a 6 speed Sunbeam hub repair on his instagram. Pretty cool stuff.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5kkhsql1G4/
...
11-25-19, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Johno59

1904 Catalog

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In 1902 this Sunbeam would have cost a skilled worker nearly 6...
11-22-19, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Lascauxcaveman

That's a heckuva bike for 9 pounds seven and six!...

That's a heckuva bike for 9 pounds seven and six! Guess that was a lot of money back then.
11-19-19, 07:39 AM
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Posted By gster

1955 Humber Club Although considered finished,...

1955 Humber Club
Although considered finished, the bike wasn't shifting well.
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11-18-19, 10:31 AM
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Posted By gster

Hoop Rider in Owen sound have one for sale ...

Hoop Rider in Owen sound have one for sale
https://www.hoopriderparts.com/product/bsa-snap-control-3-speed-shifter

I've dealt with them in the past and was very pleased.
11-18-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By gster

A good score. I like the chrome fork tips.

A good score.
I like the chrome fork tips.
10-26-19, 04:45 PM
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Posted By AL NZ

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I couldn’t help myself...
Spring here, and I had...
09-10-19, 04:27 PM
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Posted By BigChief

Very well done! Great job on this. AW hubs have a...

Very well done! Great job on this. AW hubs have a neutral spot between Normal and High that you need to avoid. Slipping into neutral from Normal suggests a bit too much tension on the cable. A slight...
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