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09-16-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,948
Posted By redneckwes

Zombie thread from a decade ago! I have a...

Zombie thread from a decade ago!

I have a Concord. I think it's French, cost me $3, makes a UO-8 look like a PX-10.

Have/had a few oddballs along the way, Sears "Ted Williams" and such.
05-28-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,717
Posted By redneckwes

"Oldsledz" that will clean up nicely. This...

"Oldsledz" that will clean up nicely.

This thread came back from the dead, lots of old names up there from the old days..

I should have bought that thing I guess, I ended up riding mostly 60cm...
07-12-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 111,066
Posted By redneckwes

This is exactly why I started this thread! ...

This is exactly why I started this thread! Beautiful GP!
12-26-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By redneckwes

Lots of info on Retrobike.co.uk worth a search. ...

Lots of info on Retrobike.co.uk worth a search.

I have a Raleigh USA frame I picked up along the way, hope to eventually build a replica of my own, I don't think many of the authentic Raleigh UK...
04-29-17, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By redneckwes

I was riding along a few years ago trying to...

I was riding along a few years ago trying to identify an odd noise, turned out to be my left knee....
04-11-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,002
Posted By redneckwes

You can take me off the list, I'm still among...

You can take me off the list, I'm still among the breathing. Just fighting a neck/nerve issue of my own over the past few years(Auto accident)

It's good to see some of the old names pop up.
...
04-11-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By redneckwes

Kurt is still hosting a bunch but the only 1930's...

Kurt is still hosting a bunch but the only 1930's catalog is mine from 1938.

'The Headbadge': 1938 Raleigh & Gazelle Catalog Brochure - USA (http://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_cat_us38.html)
03-02-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By redneckwes

I have a darkroom, I wish I had the spare time...

I have a darkroom, I wish I had the spare time right now to be able to print my own work.

Wish I could help, Epson makes the best scanners.
02-21-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,841
Posted By redneckwes

I doubt you are going to find a font that comes...

I doubt you are going to find a font that comes anywhere close. That was an era when people made things with pens on drafting tables.
02-21-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,516
Posted By redneckwes

Another vote or these, I put SR Laprade posts on...

Another vote or these, I put SR Laprade posts on almost everything, easy to get and beautiful. I've never had one slip and I am not a small individual.
02-17-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,767
Posted By redneckwes

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c263/cubtime100/...

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c263/cubtime100/IMG_0767.jpg
02-08-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,729
Posted By redneckwes

Beautiful! I'm going to need close up...

Beautiful!

I'm going to need close up pictures, with measurements of the decals if you could. ;)
02-08-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,957
Posted By redneckwes

I don't feel that the technological evolution...

I don't feel that the technological evolution that is currently underway in (mainstream) cycling is producing unsupportable machines, 10/11 speed, electronic shifting, parts becoming obsolete.
...
02-08-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,957
Posted By redneckwes

This.

This.
02-08-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,676
Posted By redneckwes

I stole a picture of a 60's "Le Tour" cover with...

I stole a picture of a 60's "Le Tour" cover with Bobet on it from the C.R. list.

I genuinely dislike being attached to my smart phone, but as long as I have to make money i have little choice.
...
02-07-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By redneckwes

You can also put the freewheel remover in a bench...

You can also put the freewheel remover in a bench vice and turn the wheel counter-clockwise.

I attack them with brake-clean, then re oil.
02-07-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,919
Posted By redneckwes

Nice Bike! That certainly has just about every...

Nice Bike! That certainly has just about every braze on I can imagine!
02-07-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By redneckwes

I built a wheelset, (Before I bought this frame)...

I built a wheelset, (Before I bought this frame) with Normandy HF hubs laced to Weinmann 27" concave rims. If I can correct the hop that the rear one has developed I'll be using them on the Dawes. ...
02-07-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,531
Posted By redneckwes

The faux fur cover on the microphone is a...

The faux fur cover on the microphone is a diffusion device to cut down on wind noise when recording sound. I'ts not a disguise at all, the shot would be framed so as to not show the microphone.
02-06-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By redneckwes

Chuckk, Nice machines! 3speed: ...

Chuckk,

Nice machines!


3speed:

No tab on mine either, I'm tempted to braze one on, mine is going to need a re-spray, the damage to the paint is just to severe.
02-06-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,887
Posted By redneckwes

I was under the belief that in 1980 the Grand...

I was under the belief that in 1980 the Grand Touring was a lower level Vitus tubing and the Super Touring was 172.

The old decal on my Super Touring...
02-06-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,476
Posted By redneckwes

That's a pretty darn good job for paint shop! ...

That's a pretty darn good job for paint shop!

I'm thinking about a vinyl cutter at some point, can't wait to see how these translate to the bike.
02-06-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By redneckwes

oddjob, Looks like the same year bike! ...

oddjob,

Looks like the same year bike!

Now I know what decal to put back on mine. I have a set of barcons, not sure I'll use them, I'm pretty comfortable with D/T's.
02-06-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By redneckwes

I found this frame at a semi-local co-op. ...

I found this frame at a semi-local co-op.

If you are just starting out, you are using the best resource right now, many of us here in C&V have been accumulating parts for years. I have been...
02-05-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

As my search for a seat post was quickly and ably...

As my search for a seat post was quickly and ably delt with, I am now looking for a set of shorty fenders for the Dawes.

I have stuff to trade.
02-05-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By redneckwes

2016 has been a very British year for me so far. (Dawes Galaxy content)

I started the year with a full overhaul of my 1980 Raleigh (Carlton) Super Course. Then I happened onto the '74 (I think) Falcon San Remo Model 80 (Pretty sure).

Then Monday I picked this up...
02-05-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

A mid 70's Dawes Galaxy frameset I happened upon...

A mid 70's Dawes Galaxy frameset I happened upon last Monday. My size and British racing green. I traded my Super Galaxy years ago to get my PX10, I have been wanting another one since.
02-05-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
02-04-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

ISO: Looking for a fluted SR Laprade (Or similar)...

ISO: Looking for a fluted SR Laprade (Or similar) seatpost in 26.4.

Have:Stuff.
02-04-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,729
Posted By redneckwes

I fully intend to put a set on the orange Falcon,...

I fully intend to put a set on the orange Falcon, just because it's period correct and they look cool. :thumb:
01-31-16, 10:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,564
Posted By redneckwes

Still working on the '80 Super Course, plan to...

Still working on the '80 Super Course, plan to return it's long lost Reynolds decal to it.

In '80 the main frame (At least) was butted 531, takes a 27.2 seatpost.

501841
01-30-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,662
Posted By redneckwes

I have had one on my living room wall for several...

I have had one on my living room wall for several years now.
01-28-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,988
Posted By redneckwes

-5 points for plastic toe clips...

-5 points for plastic toe clips...
01-28-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By redneckwes

Nice job! I might have to resurrect a...

Nice job!

I might have to resurrect a couple of pairs of 440 rat traps.
01-28-16, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,988
Posted By redneckwes

I'd love to go at least once, but I'm pretty sure...

I'd love to go at least once, but I'm pretty sure any of my low to mid range rattle traps would be laughed off the ride.
01-26-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

Sadly no 36, I have a 38 though

Sadly no 36, I have a 38 though
01-26-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By redneckwes

More than likely the nut underneath is peened or...

More than likely the nut underneath is peened or welded. I have tried to rebuild some Atom 440 rat traps.
01-25-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

I will look tonight.

I will look tonight.
01-24-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By redneckwes

My thoughts exactly, I know VO sells great...

My thoughts exactly, I know VO sells great stuff, but I have little reason to buy any of it.
01-24-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,715
Posted By redneckwes

I love making a cheap(ish) bike work flawlessly, ...

I love making a cheap(ish) bike work flawlessly, I'm fascinated with building mostly period correct hot rods.

Ideally, when I'm out on the road everything should be set up "just right" from...
01-24-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

A few more items from my basement clear out, ...

A few more items from my basement clear out, getting my collection focused on my favored areas.

Shimano Tourney and Tourney GS Rear mechs. The Tourney is clean and in great shape, the GS long...
01-24-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

ISO: A Campag High Flange Nuovo Tipo rear...

ISO:

A Campag High Flange Nuovo Tipo rear hub for the distressed Falcon rescue. Preferably English thread and 120mm.

Has to be 36 hole, (I think they all were anyhow).

Quick release would...
01-24-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By redneckwes

WTB: Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo rear hub.

Hi,

While digging in my parts for the '74 Falcon build I found a Campag Nuovo Tipo high flange round hole front hub that will work perfectly, now I am looking for it's mate.

Wanted,
...
01-22-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,825
Posted By redneckwes

All this turmoil, Just think of it as living...

All this turmoil,

Just think of it as living history, a war re-enactment for cycling geeks. It is a celebration of the glory of an era long past.

I'd love to be able to attend one day, and...
01-21-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,909
Posted By redneckwes

This is going to be a great thread, I picked up...

This is going to be a great thread, I picked up an '88 last month, but I have yet to start it's overhaul.
01-21-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By redneckwes

Pictures of the lugs (Areas where the tubes...

Pictures of the lugs (Areas where the tubes connect) and any stamped numbers. Plus the drop-outs, (Where you put the wheels in).
01-21-16, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,769
Posted By redneckwes

Have a nice smooth pair of Kyokuto "Top Run"...

Have a nice smooth pair of Kyokuto "Top Run" pedals, hopefully someone's all time favorite pedal.

499537

Looking for Lyotard 36 pedals in English thread.
01-21-16, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By redneckwes

Yes, 8" 499533 499535 ...

Yes, 8"

499533

499535


499536
01-20-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,661
Posted By redneckwes

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