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11-11-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21,680
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Posted By clubman

Yes, the Allvit had red toothless pulleys and...

Yes, the Allvit had red toothless pulleys and they were usually found OEM on Raleigh rebrand 5 and 10 speeds around '71. I'm surprised to see one in the late '70's.
11-11-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 23,450
Posted By clubman

Fave from Texas? Parital to Butthole Surfers even...

Fave from Texas? Parital to Butthole Surfers even without a female lead. Beyonce will do.
https://youtu.be/CO8vBVUaKvk
11-11-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By clubman

And the story continues :popcorn

And the story continues :popcorn
11-10-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By clubman

That's a fine selection of bikes.

That's a fine selection of bikes.
11-09-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 152,845
Posted By clubman

The 6 speed Accushift rear bar-con was...

The 6 speed Accushift rear bar-con was baby-bottom smooth in friction mode. The 7 speed Accushift rear bar-con has microclicks in friction mode. The 7 speed Accushift front bar-con has microclicks...
11-09-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 152,845
Posted By clubman

Correct.

Correct.
11-09-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By clubman

Don't overthink it. You paid a small amount for a...

Don't overthink it. You paid a small amount for a bike that you may or may not like. Agonizing over it is a waste of time, unless you're on said bike and riding.

Next time, you'll have a better...
11-09-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By clubman

For those of you who missed the unusual quads on...

For those of you who missed the unusual quads on Victor.
11-08-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21,680
Views: 2,214,816
Posted By clubman

The Rudge fork crown wins the day every time....

The Rudge fork crown wins the day every time. Nice collection.
11-06-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By clubman

I would use them but I don't need them. I just...

I would use them but I don't need them. I just wanted the challenge of balancing a can on my top tube, it was fussy!

Feel free to hold on to them for the right person, it's very kind.
thx
11-05-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By clubman

Well that's super cool but I'm still cheating...

Well that's super cool but I'm still cheating without an F-700. We'll negotiate? thanks!
11-05-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By clubman

The can can...mines an SM 500 but I liked the...

The can can...mines an SM 500 but I liked the thought.
11-05-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,289
Posted By clubman

Sakai too.

Sakai too.
11-05-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By clubman

I was all over the Puglia/Bari region on the...

I was all over the Puglia/Bari region on the Adriatic coast for almost a month and never saw a bike shop of any sort. Yet everyone seems to ride a bike (or scooter)

As juvela says, the internet is...
11-05-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By clubman

One of the nicest understated paint fades I've...

One of the nicest understated paint fades I've seen. Classy bike.
11-05-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By clubman

Most folks here would probably leave the paint...

Most folks here would probably leave the paint alone, it's original and in OK condition. Sure, stop the rust and touch up but there's not a lot to be gained by changing colours. Put your efforts into...
11-04-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,561
Posted By clubman

Touring and commuting geeks love Third Eye glass...

Touring and commuting geeks love Third Eye glass mirrors. I use the bar end mirrors on my BMW motorbike.
11-03-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By clubman

My shorter Girvin stem dips very little, the...

My shorter Girvin stem dips very little, the elastomer is still stiff and it works for my fit. I have numb fingers from Carpel surgery 20 years ago so another tick in the plus column.
OP, nice bike...
11-03-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By clubman

Hey, isn't that the kid/narrator from The Road...

Hey, isn't that the kid/narrator from The Road Warrior, the one with the boomerang?
11-02-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,978
Posted By clubman

Whew...sounds nasty.

Whew...sounds nasty.
10-31-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 623
Posted By clubman

Alas, 70's DL-1's were badged as Tourists north...

Alas, 70's DL-1's were badged as Tourists north of the 49th..
Looking for pics...Randy had one.
...
10-31-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By clubman

You should post in the proper sales thread...

You should post in the proper sales thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/) but you'll need a membership to do so. Supports the community.

edit. Sorry to be a wank. :innocent:
10-31-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By clubman

I've never sure if Niagara region is US or...

I've never sure if Niagara region is US or Canada.
Lab grade OA is available in Canada at Bebbington (http://www.bebbingtonindustries.com/) in NS and perhaps in your neighbourhood.
10-31-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By clubman

Hmn...$15 isn't bad imo. Specialty items cost...

Hmn...$15 isn't bad imo. Specialty items cost now.
Not that you shouldn't ask!
10-30-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,162
Posted By clubman

Done. I've enjoyed those catalogues so I'm in for...

Done. I've enjoyed those catalogues so I'm in for a tenner.
10-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By clubman

This. I'd prefer hard maple blocks on a...

This. I'd prefer hard maple blocks on a woodworkers vise just because I have them. I think the dropout adjuster screws should be in place.
10-29-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,162
Posted By clubman

Note to self. Send Mark a few dollars. ...

Note to self. Send Mark a few dollars.

Always been there and an incredibly useful site.
10-29-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By clubman

and in with the new (old stock)

Should be our motto or somethin
10-28-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By clubman

Car bike rack...vintage?

Should be a Viking or something equally venerable.
10-28-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21,680
Views: 2,214,816
Posted By clubman

You can but they tend to run a little fat or...

You can but they tend to run a little fat or wide, depending on your tires. Hard to get the tube in without folding or pinching. I found 650B's that were narrower but had to stretch further. Seems...
10-27-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By clubman

Crit bike! Lovely.

Crit bike! Lovely.
10-27-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By clubman

Super cool. Miche crank?

Super cool. Miche crank?
10-27-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 935
Posted By clubman

Two pair. Two 1937 CCM Road Racers. One was...

Two pair.

Two 1937 CCM Road Racers. One was complete then refurbished, the other was found as frame and fork, NOS in an old shop.

Two Canadian Raleigh Superbes, same colour, different year...
10-26-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Omg
Views: 554
Posted By clubman

Sooo, we can buy more cool bikes for even less...

Sooo, we can buy more cool bikes for even less dosh?

damn!
10-26-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Probably one. I think the two piece was a later...

Probably one. I think the two piece was a later mod to salvage the model. My 58 8 has that.
10-26-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By clubman

Raleigh branding was seen as early as the 76...

Raleigh branding was seen as early as the 76 SuperCourse MKII's.
10-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,417
Posted By clubman

Guy in video tried that. Fail.

Guy in video tried that. Fail.
10-25-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By clubman

' Any suggestions for something under the radar...

' Any suggestions for something under the radar that might be had for reasonable money?'

Maybe take a membership and post a sale ad and I'm not trying to throw you shade :lol:
It's cheap and...
10-25-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Very cool, the only 56 dated SW I've seen

Very cool, the only 56 dated SW I've seen
10-25-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Here's my 'Superbe with a '58 SW hub. Serial...

Here's my 'Superbe with a '58 SW hub. Serial number 55045 RC below. The fact that there's 5 numbers makes me think these aren't date codes.
10-25-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Nope, that fits with a Canadian bike. I've got...

Nope, that fits with a Canadian bike. I've got (or had) three 50's Sports with the same RC suffix.
RA is Raleigh America. RC is Raleigh Canada. RB is Raleigh Britain, at least around the late 50's....
10-25-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

It has the double ended brake cables so early...

It has the double ended brake cables so early 60's, late 50's imo.
10-22-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21,680
Views: 2,214,816
Posted By clubman

The badges and chainrings on Hercules went back...

The badges and chainrings on Hercules went back and forth a couple of times depending on the market. I have a prewar Herc with the circular H badge as well as a 40's model with the same but a...
10-21-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 48,025
Posted By clubman

It's deer season here. Venison for everyone!

It's deer season here. Venison for everyone!
10-21-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 48,025
Posted By clubman

It's harvest season and I picked up a half bushel...

It's harvest season and I picked up a half bushel of green peppers for $5.

Stuffed peppers and an Old Style pilsner. Fresh peasant food.
10-21-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,403
Posted By clubman

The spacing of 6 and 7 speeds differ so the...

The spacing of 6 and 7 speeds differ so the insert changes the amount of cable pull to suit.
10-21-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,289
Posted By clubman

Here's one I haven't seen before. A Belgian...

Here's one I haven't seen before. A Belgian Superia Gemini AX, masked in Italian livery. Gifted to me by a friend who lost his vision, it remains in the project pile. Crusty wot?
10-19-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21,680
Views: 2,214,816
Posted By clubman

Snort!!! I couldn't place it until Paulb woke...

Snort!!!
I couldn't place it until Paulb woke me up. Damn, what a film.
"That is why they called me Rolf!"
10-19-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 38,535
Posted By clubman

Ha!. The problem with good French wines is...

Ha!. The problem with good French wines is they're priced accordingly.
10-17-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 580
Posted By clubman

The online example shows a sculpted fork crown...

The online example shows a sculpted fork crown that likely gives the adapter enough clearance. I'd want some exact measurements, especially with the diameter of the quill that inserts into the...
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