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04-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 76SLT

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a...

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a Sugino 38T. They look nice and will work well. The hardest part was dealing with two Ebay sellers that just didn't ship, or even answer my inquiry...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,211
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-25-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By 76SLT

I see some platinum rings for sale. Are there any...

I see some platinum rings for sale. Are there any advantages to using platinum?
03-24-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By 76SLT

I may look into your suggestions. They look...

I may look into your suggestions. They look promising. I forgot that I have an nos Campy Centaur crank with 53-39 Veloce rings that I could use. I'll see if it's going to work out.
03-23-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By 76SLT

Need crankset advice

I'm looking for some advice on choosing the correct chainrings. I have a Shimano FC 6207 crankset with 52-42 Biopace chainrings, and I want to make a change to non Biopace with a 39T small ring. My...
03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,211
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-21-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By 76SLT

The Competition is a 71 and the gs is a 73. The...

The Competition is a 71 and the gs is a 73. The gs is marked 73 on the seat tube, the comp is not but they look like the same angle. The blue cables are the originals. I like the gs better because of...
03-20-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By 76SLT

pm sent

pm sent
03-20-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By 76SLT

Gum walls or black?

Gum walls or black?
03-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,738
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 72 U08. ...

Here's my 72 U08.

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03-18-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By 76SLT

The one with the Nervex lugs is actually a...

The one with the Nervex lugs is actually a Competition with the same color combo.
Count me in for the Raleigh ride. Great idea!
Bernie
03-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By 76SLT

That's a great looking bike you found. You're...

That's a great looking bike you found. You're gonna love it. Welcome to the club.
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Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By 76SLT

That Volare is a nice one. The wheels would have...

That Volare is a nice one. The wheels would have been Araya with high flange Dura Ace hubs originally, so they're been replaced, but the Mavics with Maillard 700 hubs and those tires are an even...
02-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By 76SLT

You all had great advice, and with that advice I...

You all had great advice, and with that advice I was able to make adjustments that resulted in a perfectly centered wheel. Thank you all.
Bernie
02-24-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By 76SLT

I'll give it a try, thanks.

I'll give it a try, thanks.
02-24-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By 76SLT

I haven't checked the frame for straightness but...

I haven't checked the frame for straightness but I've had it since new and it's never been crashed. If it has 200 miles on it I'd be surprised. I didn't ride it much and only got it out of storage a...
02-24-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By 76SLT

I think I'm going to replace the ds spokes with...

I think I'm going to replace the ds spokes with some 304mm spokes and see how it comes out.
02-24-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By 76SLT

Wheel dishing problem

I just rebuilt the wheels on my 78 Schwinn Superior using the original Weinmann 27" rims and Schwinn Approved Deluxe / Normandy Luxe 36 hole hubs. The old spokes were corroded, and I wanted to bring...
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,837
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-08-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,102
Posted By 76SLT

One more added to my list. ...

One more added to my list.
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Maillard 700 Professional Team Issue high...
02-06-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,102
Posted By 76SLT

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02-03-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

Count me in. Let me know if I can help with...

Count me in. Let me know if I can help with anything.
02-03-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

Nope...It still remains a mystery. I'm building...

Nope...It still remains a mystery. I'm building some new wheels for it. Should be done tomorrow. Can't wait for spring to be able to ride it again.
02-03-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

The front hub was a little less than 100. I don't...

The front hub was a little less than 100. I don't recall what it was but I know I had to spread it to accommodate a more modern 100mm hub.
02-03-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

25.6 top tube on the Sears.

25.6 top tube on the Sears.
02-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or...

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or headbadge to identify it, but bf members helped identify it as probably being s Sears Ted Williams Sport Racer because of the Campy components on it, and...
02-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

It's an unknown make British bike from the 40s or...

It's an unknown make British bike from the 40s or 50s. Nobody has been able to identify yet. BF member jjhabbs made a video of it here.British Mystery Bike...
02-02-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

The od of the seat tube of the Sears bike I...

The od of the seat tube of the Sears bike I removed it from is 28.07, and it fit well on that bike. The od of the British bike I put it on is 28.6. The Id of the fd clamp is 27.2. I forced it on and...
02-01-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

I got the clamp to fit. It was really tight, but...

I got the clamp to fit. It was really tight, but it opened up enough to close around the tube snug.
02-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,036
Posted By 76SLT

I'm reviving this thread because I went to...

I'm reviving this thread because I went to install this derailleur on an unknown English bike from the 50s, and discovered the clamp is too small. The bike has a standard 28.6 seat tube that had a...
01-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,088
Posted By 76SLT

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71 Raleigh Competition and 73 Raleigh Grand Sports
01-26-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 22,433
Posted By 76SLT

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01-26-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,227
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Wolber Super Champion Gentleman...

I have a set of Wolber Super Champion Gentleman 81 rims that came to me on a bike that I can't recall right now, but they are laced to Cycle Pro hubs that have a red label that says sealed bearings....
01-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By 76SLT

I have VP Components on a few of my bikes. I like...

I have VP Components on a few of my bikes. I like them because they stay stiff making it easy to slip your foot in.
01-23-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,408
Posted By 76SLT

My father has amassed a collection of probably...

My father has amassed a collection of probably 700 cameras. Sadly, they sit in his basement in stacks and piles, wall to wall now. He doesn't use them anymore but won't let me help him find new homes...
01-22-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,408
Posted By 76SLT

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20. ...

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20.
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01-16-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,503
Posted By 76SLT

1976 Japanese built Super LeTours were also 4130,...

1976 Japanese built Super LeTours were also 4130, but my Chicago built 80 SLT is 1020. Not sure when they went back to Japanese built.
Comparing the 80 SLT to a Japanese built 80 Voyageur 11.8, they...
01-14-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By 76SLT

Congratulations John. That bike is beautiful....

Congratulations John. That bike is beautiful. You'll have to complete the build so we can all go riding again this summer.
01-12-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By 76SLT

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition ...

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition
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01-11-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,160
Posted By 76SLT

I was planning on going but decided it wasn't...

I was planning on going but decided it wasn't worth driving in the ice and snow. I'm about 50 miles south of Rockford and I haven't seen any snow yet, just a lot of wind and a little rain.

I...
01-05-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By 76SLT

I mentioned this one to you when we were all in...

I mentioned this one to you when we were all in your man cave, but I think you all told me it was for a track bike because the chain doesn't lay nicely on the teeth. If it's for show, it would look...
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By 76SLT

I'm pretty sure it was resprayed at some point...

I'm pretty sure it was resprayed at some point years ago. I did a lot of touch up. The rear derailleur probably was replaced. It has a Crane on there but most likely had a Campy NR. I threw the...
01-03-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,037
Posted By 76SLT

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is...

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is one I had been looking for for a while.
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01-01-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 14,583
Posted By 76SLT

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71 Crescent 318...
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Views: 849
Posted By 76SLT

Your bike looks great! I recently got one myself...

Your bike looks great! I recently got one myself but it's missing all decals and the head badge.
...
12-29-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By 76SLT

Would love to see pics of your Ted Williams. If...

Would love to see pics of your Ted Williams. If you post them, someone can find them and repost for you. I'm not sure how to or I would.
You're probably right about the Campy rear derailleur, but...
12-29-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By 76SLT

+1 for Puch ...

+1 for Puch
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12-28-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 186,071
Posted By 76SLT

I asked her the same thing. She said she walked...

I asked her the same thing. She said she walked in the room just after taking a picture so she quickly snapped one as her husband reached for the cat.
12-28-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 186,071
Posted By 76SLT

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found...

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found her tangled in the tree screaming for help. Good thing she was home. ...
12-24-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll...

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll be able to give a better ride comparison in the spring but so far I think they're pretty closely matched. Both are fun to ride.
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