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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Narhay

New factory wheels or new wheelbuild

My friend has some nice 24h/28h 11 speed shimano 100/130 qr white industry hubs with a dented (pothole) rear rim that he is looking to rebuild. Quotes for rims, spokes, and build are coming in around...
09-14-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 676
Posted By Narhay

Replacing the rear derailleur with something...

Replacing the rear derailleur with something better is likely to be your most cost effective solution. I'm not sure if replacement pulleys will fit the bolts you have.
09-09-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Narhay

Wow you guys are quick. I found another example...

Wow you guys are quick. I found another example from 1981 on a German forum.
...
09-09-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By Narhay

1980s Canadian Raleigh Competition

Looks like an early 80s Canadian model Raleigh Competition. Tubular tires or just flat clinchers?

Looks closer to a 22.5" to 23.5" but not sure. I am wondering if it is worth the drive. It...
09-09-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By Narhay

Good stuff in good condition is still selling. ...

Good stuff in good condition is still selling.

I see prices for top end componentry still being fairly strong for campagnolo, huret, simplex, TA, and suntour cyclone/superbe. Buying complete or...
09-07-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Narhay

Unfortunately this is one of those half stamped...

Unfortunately this is one of those half stamped then filled with paint serial examples. I can make out a W and that's about it.
09-07-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By Narhay

Narhay's Super Course 197x

Picked up this late 70s super course today from one of the burbs. Interesting not labelled as mk ii despite having the componentry and frame details for it. I mostly stuffed the kids into the car and...
09-05-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By Narhay

How else do you propose setting a rabbit snare or...

How else do you propose setting a rabbit snare or two using only parts on your bike and still making it home?
09-05-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Narhay

Forget the bike... Check out that sweet pipe...

Forget the bike... Check out that sweet pipe assembly next to it. I aspire to the day when my lawn is filled with old plumbing/gas fittings and de-wheeled bikes.
09-05-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By Narhay

Reaching down and shifting was a sign to all...

Reaching down and shifting was a sign to all those around you that you were about to do something and they had time to react.

Bar end shifters were seen as a bit stealthy and one could shift...
09-03-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21,305
Views: 2,125,788
Posted By Narhay

I've looked into the S5 and I think they do cover...

I've looked into the S5 and I think they do cover the range of useful gears pretty well.

I did build the old Superbe into alloy CR18 rims. ...
09-03-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21,305
Views: 2,125,788
Posted By Narhay

That is good to know that they are not as scarce....

That is good to know that they are not as scarce. It is one of those bikes on my shortlist. It is probably a good thing I didnt get it because I should really hold out for a 24" with good paint and...
09-02-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,945
Posted By Narhay

The user base here is getting older and the site...

The user base here is getting older and the site needs more new users to keep the flames so to speak. If a new user stops in and can get their information in 1 post then they may be on their way...
09-02-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21,305
Views: 2,125,788
Posted By Narhay

Against my better judgment and with a bit of time...

Against my better judgment and with a bit of time on my hands due to a holiday I went to go see the bike. Unfortunately there is a shallow dent in the top tube and the drive side seatstay is dented...
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Narhay

$250, plus a 3 hour car ride. The sold...

$250, plus a 3 hour car ride.

The sold calipers were around the $50 mark on Ebay and I suppose the levers would bump it up to maybe double. Cyclo benelux stuff also not going over $100 for the...
08-26-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21,305
Views: 2,125,788
Posted By Narhay

I wouldnt know. The rust and chainrings are what...

I wouldnt know. The rust and chainrings are what is keeping me away. A lot of money in paint and replacement parts for a bike that is an inch too small. Otherwise it would be in my basement.
08-26-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 21,305
Views: 2,125,788
Posted By Narhay

Here are more photos of the 23" clubman. ...

Here are more photos of the 23" clubman.

https://imgur.com/gallery/F6rufFg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 26,475
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/w9qMRtp.jpg Still in one...

https://i.imgur.com/w9qMRtp.jpg

Still in one piece.
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/ceDuoFf.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/ceDuoFf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oRxBNkK.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zx3w2Pg.jpg
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Narhay

I received a few more photos. I wont be pursuing...

I received a few more photos. I wont be pursuing it due to condition issues but here they are:

https://i.imgur.com/1IBadyf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/I8ki4Kp.jpg

The teeth look quite worn.
...
08-24-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 617,188
Posted By Narhay

I like this. My size too

I like this. My size too
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By Narhay

And here I am putting tubulars onto my bikes... ...

And here I am putting tubulars onto my bikes...

If you say what type of tires they are then the buyer should understand and if they want to change to clinchers then so be it. I wouldn't change...
08-23-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By Narhay

Another nicely photodocumented and built project...

Another nicely photodocumented and built project by you. Looking forward to seeing this one built up. Your apartment wrenching reminds me of my time in my townhouse...makeshift workstations that are...
08-22-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,051
Posted By Narhay

Ok it is done. I'll review the turds.

Ok it is done. I'll review the turds.
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Narhay

https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/raleigh-...

https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/raleigh-super-lenton-rra-moderne-1952.html?m=1

I am having a hard time with this one. The equipment looks original but no chromed fork tips or stays. It...
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Narhay

Raleigh Clubman

What can you tell me about age, quality and value for this Raleigh Clubman?

https://i.imgur.com/ym03TKc.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ueFvxrJ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/98ncczY.jpg
...
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By Narhay

Cottered crank but simplex dropout...hmm. ...

Cottered crank but simplex dropout...hmm.

Pr10 was my guess too but once I saw components maybe something like PA10?
08-16-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Narhay

It is a Bloor Cycles decal. The previous owner...

It is a Bloor Cycles decal. The previous owner said when he bought it it was $600 or so, CAD. He had been looking at cinellis at the same time but his mother told him an Italian cyclist won some...
08-16-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Narhay

I had an LJ derailleur that did something similar...

I had an LJ derailleur that did something similar although not quite as horizontal as yours. Shifted fine but it wasnt like the vertical simplex ones I have seen.
08-12-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/eNhJ8G0.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/eNhJ8G0.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/lsv6ZMq.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/yGaFJXq.jpg

Depends where I measure it but it looks tweaked in some and some not so much? Photo with...
08-11-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Narhay

I've cleaned the frame up and taken some better...

I've cleaned the frame up and taken some better pictures above. It is a square 23" c-c top tube and seat tube. Italian threads. 120mm rear dropout spacing.
08-10-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,732
Posted By Narhay

My 2013 Chrysler town and country is the best...

My 2013 Chrysler town and country is the best vehicle I've ever owned. Never wanting for cargo space, can move 7 people and 5 minutes later full pieces of plywood and drywall. Full bikes no problem.
08-09-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 110,354
Posted By Narhay

Ritchey Comp Race Slick tubular tires...they...

Ritchey Comp Race Slick tubular tires...they appear to be dirt cheap. Any experience?

https://www.merlincycles.com/ritchey-comp-race-slick-tubular-road-tyre-700c-110825.html
08-08-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By Narhay

Ceiling bike wheel storage

How are you storing the seemingly increasing number of spare wheels? I may have a space along the ceiling behind the furnace but I have about 14 wheels to hang and not sure about hardware to do so. I...
08-08-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,051
Posted By Narhay

I'll give it to the end of Sunday to finish this...

I'll give it to the end of Sunday to finish this off, clunkerers.
08-08-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Narhay

The photo is deceiving but no internal cabling.

The photo is deceiving but no internal cabling.
08-08-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By Narhay

Bottecchia

https://i.imgur.com/k8PL4pI.jpg

Any idea what this bottecchia might be? I picked it up last night. Ofmega headset and crankset. Super record replacement rear derailleur. CLB brakes and levers...
08-07-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Narhay

Gipiemme Crono Sprint freewheel

I picked up a bunch of NOS tubular wheels and a Bottecchia frame with super record rd and ofmega parts. Two of the rear wheels came with these NOS freewheels - Gipiemme Crono Sprint

Any idea about...
08-04-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,541
Posted By Narhay

That looks really nice once cleaned up. Cool to...

That looks really nice once cleaned up. Cool to see some of the esoteric parts.
08-03-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,514
Posted By Narhay

Thank you. carry on.

Thank you. carry on.
08-03-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Narhay

The first time was annoying but once I learned...

The first time was annoying but once I learned how it all goes together the 3rd and 4th times were much easier. I think you just need to learn how to get it all right all at the same time.
08-03-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,514
Posted By Narhay

What kind of thread is this without pictures???

What kind of thread is this without pictures???
08-02-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By Narhay

10 bikes and groupsets to tick all the boxes

If you wanted to tick as many boxes as possible in a 10 C&V road bike collection to span the world and only the top end component groups of the time how would you do it? I think I would do the...
08-01-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,213
Posted By Narhay

My Mercier 300 in "as found" condition. Not sure...

My Mercier 300 in "as found" condition. Not sure of year.

https://i.imgur.com/yB73ItG.jpg
08-01-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,725
Posted By Narhay

The front brake headset cable hanger overhangs...

The front brake headset cable hanger overhangs the wrench flats a little so adjustment, especially as it gets tighter, became more difficult. This, plus a slightly pitted lower race contributed to...
07-31-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,725
Posted By Narhay

I had shelved this bike for some time. I found...

I had shelved this bike for some time. I found the handling to be ponderous, I found myself with a Raleigh Professional and a modern BMC and the headset came loose. Then I moved and it sat...
07-30-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,795
Posted By Narhay

Really nice. This type of bike that required such...

Really nice. This type of bike that required such machining falls into the right hands every now and then.

Is the chain a unique size? Just wondering why you left the old one on there. Also if you...
07-29-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Narhay

A non drive side photo. Sacrilege!

A non drive side photo. Sacrilege!
07-29-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Narhay

The easiest, cheapest way to not have to work too...

The easiest, cheapest way to not have to work too hard and actually get fitter to ride faster.
07-29-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Narhay

Latex tubes

About a year ago I was trying to find the most cost effective method of losing weight on my bikes. Tubes topped the list.

I started using latex tubes. They worked fine in my smooth rim bed modern...
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