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07-15-20, 06:29 PM
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Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/10096790...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1009679079452425
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07-15-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,420
Posted By thumpism

$25 Rudge! ...

$25 Rudge!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1168757956855390
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07-15-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By thumpism

There must have been English single-speeds with...

There must have been English single-speeds with hand brakes but I can't recall seeing one. Interesting find.
07-14-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By thumpism

Wishbone fastback seat stays also, it looks like....

Wishbone fastback seat stays also, it looks like. Raleigh made a frame like that with the thickish upper portion with a unicrown fork but your bike could have had a fork replacement. Yours is...
07-14-20, 09:47 AM
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Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

Jeunet is my guess.

Jeunet is my guess.
07-13-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 57,021
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Posted By thumpism

Finest! My size! Seller also has another ad for...

Finest! My size! Seller also has another ad for this bike and a small Schwinn Le Tour (12.2, it looks like), both for $275.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/806903110080997
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07-13-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 57,021
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Posted By thumpism

Made in the '70s is my guess, but maybe later in...

Made in the '70s is my guess, but maybe later in that market. I'm surprised it doesn't have cottered cranks. Puch used the same branded Soubitez taillight on the Rugby Sport in the late '70s-early...
07-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,265
Posted By thumpism

I used a Hollywood brand truck bed rack that...

I used a Hollywood brand truck bed rack that bolts across the bed but usually had a cap on the truck so used a roof rack or, when I had the space inside, laid the bike inside drive side up.
07-13-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By thumpism

You think that's bad, try owning a NOT...

You think that's bad, try owning a NOT Harley-Davidson and everyone thinks that because you have a motorcycle you want Harley-labeled crap.
07-13-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By thumpism

Better (for the cyclist) than having a cyclist's...

Better (for the cyclist) than having a cyclist's femur stuck in your tire.
07-12-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By thumpism

Looks like Teny Rim. ...

Looks like Teny Rim.
https://www.santafixie.com/media/catalog/product/cache/2/image/900x600/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/d/e/del-teny-trispoke-blanco-5.jpg
07-11-20, 06:28 PM
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Views: 2,978,800
Posted By thumpism

Reynolds sticker looks like plain gauge, like...

Reynolds sticker looks like plain gauge, like some Falcons I've seen.
07-10-20, 07:24 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Super Grand Prix. Also came in gold.

Super Grand Prix. Also came in gold.
07-10-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By thumpism

The ending is that I found the shifters in that...

The ending is that I found the shifters in that tub, hence the photo. Couldn't have gotten the photo otherwise. Don't know how they got there or when, and I've been through that tub a couple of times...
07-10-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By thumpism

Here's an SW exploded diagram. That indicator...

Here's an SW exploded diagram. That indicator does look unusual. I have some old stuff and will look but expect that's not in my pile. Looks like you need the L21, L21Z and maybe the K714. K227...
07-09-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By thumpism

Using bike pumps for big jobs usually kills my...

Using bike pumps for big jobs usually kills my lower back before the goal is achieved. Once used a big Zefal to pump up the four LR70-15 radials on my old Chevy panel that had been parked in my...
07-09-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By thumpism

I was at U-Haul today to buy a hitch for my van...

I was at U-Haul today to buy a hitch for my van and they sell several hitch-type racks. I still think trunk racks are adequate and usually much less costly. Saris Bones is good (their three- or their...
07-09-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By thumpism

On a trip to the co-op a couple years ago I found...

On a trip to the co-op a couple years ago I found three friction barcons, One early Shimano and two SunTour. No particular build in mind but you never let those things go unbought. Bagged 'em at home...
07-09-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,580
Posted By thumpism

Decades ago I bought a pair of Campy NR high...

Decades ago I bought a pair of Campy NR high flange hubs for $20. The spoke holes had been drilled oversize so they were fairly useless until mountain bikes were invented. I present my bombproof...
07-09-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/19731861...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/197318618183941
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07-07-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 530
Posted By thumpism

Weinmann made a few, evidently. I recall the 210...

Weinmann made a few, evidently. I recall the 210 but learned there were also knurled tubular rims....
07-07-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 3,132,355
Posted By thumpism

It'll cost you more if you want air in the tires....

It'll cost you more if you want air in the tires. And what about that "Only really interested and serious injuries?"
07-06-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,092
Posted By thumpism

Most of my remarks were for the benefit of the OP...

Most of my remarks were for the benefit of the OP who, presumably, still needs his wheel fixed. I was trying to tell him that building (or rebuilding) a wheel is not rocket science. It's a matter of...
07-06-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By thumpism

An '86 Voyageur would have bosses for lowriders....

An '86 Voyageur would have bosses for lowriders. A front rack as you have shown above is a newish thing. There are older flat-top front racks but they bolt at the fender eyelets and the fork crown,...
07-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By thumpism

You might want to specify a low-rider front rack...

You might want to specify a low-rider front rack in your title, since that is what are designed for those mid-fork mounts. Blackburn made a couple of models, the standard ones with the hoop over the...
07-06-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,432
Posted By thumpism

Here we have the main road-ridden bikes in the...

Here we have the main road-ridden bikes in the fleet. From the front; Cimarron (23"), Paramount (63.5cm), Trek (24") and Nishiki (25"), all measured C-T. That level is level when resting on the top...
07-06-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,276
Posted By thumpism

RIP Charlie Daniels. Maybe we shouldn't have...

RIP Charlie Daniels. Maybe we shouldn't have mentioned his stuff and he'd still be around. Can't be too careful.
07-06-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 860
Posted By thumpism

Hell, post it to our own "For the love of English...

Hell, post it to our own "For the love of English 3-speeds" thread in this very forum. Jeez! They'll tell you everything you need to know. ...
07-06-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 337
Posted By thumpism

I have also tapped a 26TPI Raleigh frame to...

I have also tapped a 26TPI Raleigh frame to 24TPI, but not on my own Sportses. I just figure I'll use the Raleigh cups unless something suggests otherwise but those projects are down the road. The...
07-06-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,653
Posted By thumpism

Not mine. A guy on a different forum adapted a...

Not mine. A guy on a different forum adapted a headset, with some custom machining, for a rotating computer table. ...
Forum: Touring
07-05-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! If you've kept ancient bike junk for...

Welcome! If you've kept ancient bike junk for this long you sound like one of us.
Forum: Touring
07-05-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By thumpism

I cycletoured abroad twice a long time ago. No...

I cycletoured abroad twice a long time ago. No insurance the first time. Second involved an internship with a German company and one of the stipulations was that I must have insurance so I got some...
07-05-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 368
Posted By thumpism

Try using loose balls instead of caged bearings....

Try using loose balls instead of caged bearings. If there is even the slightest bit of pitting, by using 11 balls per cup instead of the 9 in caged bearings, those 11 will not hit the pits the way...
07-05-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By thumpism

That's a pretty little velo de ville. You should...

That's a pretty little velo de ville. You should post more detail photos of it. Looks like the frame design utilizes twin lateral tubes ending at the seat tube instead of continuing to the rear...
07-04-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By thumpism

Looks like a version of the B18, a ladies'...

Looks like a version of the B18, a ladies' saddle.
https://images.immediate.co.uk/production/volatile/sites/21/2019/03/CYP216.saddles.photo_016_prev-d8cbebb.jpg?quality=90&resize=620,413
07-04-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By thumpism

Vertically rigid with that cross section,...

Vertically rigid with that cross section, probably. I found something that describes it as the 3D stem.
07-04-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,092
Posted By thumpism

What the hell is wrong with shops these days, or...

What the hell is wrong with shops these days, or with the people manning them? "Made the way you want it" means that somebody had to build it that way. You get the hub you want, you get the rim you...
07-04-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By thumpism

Apply to mosquito bites to kill the itch.

Apply to mosquito bites to kill the itch.
07-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By thumpism

All 26" tires, or just some of the numerous with...

All 26" tires, or just some of the numerous with a 26 diameter designation?
07-04-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,092
Posted By thumpism

I know nothing of shop operations in the time of...

I know nothing of shop operations in the time of Covid but any time we were confronted with a risky prospect we'd ask for a substantial deposit for the work, at least enough to cover the cost of the...
07-03-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,420
Posted By thumpism

Not cheap, but looks very nice. And my size. ...

Not cheap, but looks very nice. And my size.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/612664746047321
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07-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,798
Views: 2,348,552
Posted By thumpism

Correct. When the stem's clamp area is viewed...

Correct. When the stem's clamp area is viewed from the front a V shape is more likely to let you work the curve of the bar past the clamp while parallel vertical edges of the clamp will probably...
07-03-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,092
Posted By thumpism

Rebuilding a wheel is not a big deal. Any...

Rebuilding a wheel is not a big deal. Any respectable shop can do that for you (don't know the going rate these days) and can recommend good spokes. Sounds like the shop you went to is not capable of...
07-02-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By thumpism

I don't recall the rides so it's unfair to...

I don't recall the rides so it's unfair to compare that, but I think Brand S looks much cleaner. Those '80s Raleighs looked garish to me, cosmetically overdone. As I mentioned before, I'd grab...
07-01-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By thumpism

Assembled both, test rode both, sold both but...

Assembled both, test rode both, sold both but have owned neither. I would choose the Schwinn but would grab the first available if it came to it. Price would be a consideration and might sway me.
07-01-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

A Terry-style frame for the smaller rider. These...

A Terry-style frame for the smaller rider. These are fairly unusual and this one's only $75.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/971982523224004
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06-30-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! A helpful and informative first post. ...

Welcome! A helpful and informative first post.

OP, if it really is a Madison I hope you did not pay Paramount prices for it. Ahh, I see you didn't.
06-30-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

Ad says Vent Noir but I think it's an Inter 10. ...

Ad says Vent Noir but I think it's an Inter 10.

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/d/olney-austro-daimler-bicycle/7148063274.html
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06-30-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

^ Oooooooooo!!!

^ Oooooooooo!!!
06-30-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,719
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/28509721...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2850972111698945
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