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10-14-19, 08:35 PM
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Posted By clubman

$64 for Sylvan Touring...

$64 for Sylvan Touring (https://www.amazon.ca/MKS-Sylvan-Touring-Classic-MKS1838/dp/B07Y1JH5Q9/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=MKS+pedals&psc=1&qid=1571106801&sr=8-6), no VP-365 available.

These are...
10-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 2,171,339
Posted By clubman

We can't access Amazon without going through the...

We can't access Amazon without going through the Canadian domain, amazon.ca. And no proxies won't work. Prices are multiples of what you folks pay. Don't let anyone tell you our governments are pro...
10-14-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By clubman

I love this one. Glacial wear and tear. I can't...

I love this one. Glacial wear and tear.
I can't tell which model the second one is.
10-14-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 2,171,339
Posted By clubman

Mis-stamped Sturmey hubs have always been about,...

Mis-stamped Sturmey hubs have always been about, even if not common.. Just human error, probably first thing on a Monday morning.
10-11-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By clubman

Custom seats were a dime 'o' dozen. Look for the...

Custom seats were a dime 'o' dozen. Look for the frame.
10-11-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21,534
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Posted By clubman

Fixing those deficiencies brings that boat up to...

Fixing those deficiencies brings that boat up to Muskokas 'Lake of Bays' standards. Very envious.

My wife and I were on just such a mahogany runabout when Elizabeth felt sick. I asked whether it...
10-11-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By clubman

You know $27 isn't that bad. I think I'd pay more...

You know $27 isn't that bad. I think I'd pay more to sent the same hub from Nova Scotia. Which I have but won't sell you. (not horning in on John's sale!)
I like the TCW III hubs a lot. Phooey to...
10-11-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By clubman

Calling BigChief ?

Calling BigChief ?
10-11-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By clubman

Look for nuts to fit a 10.5 mm axle. I can't...

Look for nuts to fit a 10.5 mm axle. I can't speak to yours but the Duomatics had that size and nuts are somewhat rare, probably sellable. Hubstripping.com is a good site for Sachs Torpedo info.
10-10-19, 07:40 PM
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Posted By clubman

Love it. Mine was Orange.

Love it. Mine was Orange.
10-10-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By clubman

540 might be worth a try. Bead circumference...

540 might be worth a try. Bead circumference measurements are fussy.

Thermionic Scott got there first!
10-10-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,734
Posted By clubman

My recent find, an '82 PBN10S in good nick.

My recent find, an '82 PBN10S in good nick.
10-10-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By clubman

This charts lists a few designations but no F3....

This charts lists a few designations but no F3. There's an EA6 that's not on Sheldons chart and it gives you the bead measurement, but it's not likely to help you source a tire.
10-10-19, 06:16 PM
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Posted By clubman

Great pic, all of it!

Great pic, all of it!
10-10-19, 07:30 AM
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Views: 7,981
Posted By clubman

Around Y2K, I had a mid eighties Miyata 312 that...

Around Y2K, I had a mid eighties Miyata 312 that just felt dead. So as a sucker for punishment, I now have another, same size and colour, in the queue waiting for a town build. I'm hoping that...
10-09-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By clubman

I'm wondering what size of 26" tires are on that....

I'm wondering what size of 26" tires are on that. Could be weird.
10-09-19, 03:12 PM
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Posted By clubman

It's nice to see a Birmingham made bike. Most of...

It's nice to see a Birmingham made bike. Most of what we see here are Lentons, Clubmans Pathfinders etc as far as the mass made bikes are concerned.
10-08-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,985
Posted By clubman

I firmly believe that frame size influences the...

I firmly believe that frame size influences the feel of any given model. Relying on someone else's opinion or input to identifying similar ride characteristics of any given model is likely a goose...
10-06-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21,534
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Posted By clubman

The trigger appears to be early 50's. The front...

The trigger appears to be early 50's. The front brake caliper has been replaced with newer version but rear looks original. 23" frame? We saw that candy red here in the 50's, not a metallic like...
10-05-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,722
Posted By clubman

To whom and how much do we have to pay to get a...

To whom and how much do we have to pay to get a lock on this? It's become ___________ (insert pejorative words here)
10-05-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By clubman

Unusual design. Similar in theory to a TA double...

Unusual design. Similar in theory to a TA double Adapteur with their large 6 pin rings.
10-04-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By clubman

Maybe no, as I can still carefully buy the...

Maybe no, as I can still carefully buy the original group for probably less than a reissue.
Now a 1993 Volvo 240...oh yeah
10-04-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,170
Posted By clubman

1996 Cramerotti ELOS with full campy Chorus 8 and...

1996 Cramerotti ELOS with full campy Chorus 8 and Italmanubri stem/bar combo, Rolls saddle. Open 4 CD rims with Conti GP's.
So stiff it hurt.
But the transmission was as good as it gets.
10-04-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By clubman

So, there's a captured bolt running in the...

So, there's a captured bolt running in the downtube that separates the frame into 2 pieces? Running all the way to the headtube?
10-02-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 2,171,339
Posted By clubman

These were fine roadsters but had some quirks. No...

These were fine roadsters but had some quirks. No they weren't drilled for rim brakes and as the pic suggests, this looks to have 28 (700c) Cdn size westwood rims so brake calipers are useless. These...
10-02-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By clubman

Yeah, it's bloody unfair that you can find a...

Yeah, it's bloody unfair that you can find a Rocky Mtn in NZ and I've been looking in Canada for years. argh.
10-02-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 139,105
Posted By clubman

[QUOTE=greg3rd48;21147103]I am in search of the...

[QUOTE=greg3rd48;21147103]I am in search of the rear brake bridge cable stop seen in this exact photo. I have plenty to trade just ask. Otherwise I will settle for an aftermarket piece.

Any...
10-01-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,849
Posted By clubman

That's a bloody steal. Look at the CU pics. Even...

That's a bloody steal. Look at the CU pics. Even if it is Accushift :roflmao2:
09-30-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By clubman

Miller bit's are so 'shiny and chrome' with elbow...

Miller bit's are so 'shiny and chrome' with elbow grease, good work.
09-30-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By clubman

Anything listed for $60 is usually not worth...

Anything listed for $60 is usually not worth touching.
I think the best Supercyles were the plain Raleigh roadsters from the late 50's and 60's. This old film shot shows one of my fave town bikes....
09-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By clubman

I have another tail light that's just friction...

I have another tail light that's just friction fit and pulls straight out.. Water tight even. Either way, trying to unscrew it is a good path.
09-29-19, 08:34 AM
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Posted By clubman

I had one of those!

I had one of those!
09-28-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 460
Posted By clubman

How big's that large cog? At 32 and over, you're...

How big's that large cog? At 32 and over, you're maybe pushing the limits of that derailleur.
09-28-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,849
Posted By clubman

No original post Al

No original post Al
09-27-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By clubman

Damn the Brits made technically near-perfect...

Damn the Brits made technically near-perfect films. And Honor Blackman? Whew
Fluted cranks, sub 20 lbs, nice cutaways, love it.

'You can always tell breeding in dogs or humans'
Arsepicks.

My...
09-27-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By clubman

You're blowing my hair back and I don't have too...

You're blowing my hair back and I don't have too much of that anymore!
09-25-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By clubman

Ebay.UK will surrender them often.

Ebay.UK will surrender them often.
09-25-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,862
Posted By clubman

He was another Johnny Appleseed, to be sure.

He was another Johnny Appleseed, to be sure.
09-24-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 2,171,339
Posted By clubman

You'd still have to set the other limit screw to...

You'd still have to set the other limit screw to stop throwing the chain off the freewheel into the frame.
09-24-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,913
Posted By clubman

And from what I know, the two national games of...

And from what I know, the two national games of Scopa and Briscola don't even use the diamond/heart/spade/clubs format.
09-24-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 878
Posted By clubman

Roll video when you do! Should get you in the...

Roll video when you do! Should get you in the Darwinism Awards for 2019. :lol:
09-24-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 878
Posted By clubman

I've had that a couple of decades ago, rode them...

I've had that a couple of decades ago, rode them anyway. I think an electric facial trimmer took care of it.

Perhaps DD leans left, he just flipped his wheel around to keep us off guard. :innocent:
09-23-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 2,171,339
Posted By clubman

Perhaps this one from '54 in the Canadian...

Perhaps this one from '54 in the Canadian catalogue on Kurt's Headbadge site.

Just one down from the 531 models.
http://www.kurtkaminer.com/1954raleighcat_can_06_lg.jpg
09-23-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By clubman

Peugeot had a dropout/fender mounted rack...

Peugeot had a dropout/fender mounted rack briefly, I think it was on the UO18 for a year. I've got one in my boxes. You need the right bike and fenders for it to work.
09-23-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By clubman

Tony Beek was a quiet force in both vintage and...

Tony Beek was a quiet force in both vintage and newer boutique bikes. Not only was he the top shelf painter around but he was equally skilled in the machine shop. I had 3 paint jobs and 1 total...
09-23-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,071
Posted By clubman

I think you're spot on your assessment of VO....

I think you're spot on your assessment of VO. They're heavy looking, not enough 'air' in them.

OTOH I like the Holdsworth!
09-22-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,189
Posted By clubman

You know, Sheldon would have loved this.

You know, Sheldon would have loved this.
09-21-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 608
Posted By clubman

It looks like a late 40's Super Sport, does it...

It looks like a late 40's Super Sport, does it have a 3 pin chainring?
Att. cudak888

Another example. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/74418119@N00/2851495834/)
09-21-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,849
Posted By clubman

Vintage, dynohub-compatible German taillight,...

Vintage, dynohub-compatible German taillight, black metal with glass lens. Send me your address if you'd like it.
09-20-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By clubman

It's interesting that a pristine touring frame...

It's interesting that a pristine touring frame like this can languish at a fair price. I suspect we're getting too long in the teeth for loaded rides? Touring forum? GLWS
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