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09-22-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 328
Posted By merziac

Assuming both the cups screw in all the way...

Assuming both the cups screw in all the way smoothly without the bearings and spindle since you can bind up the spindle?

No washers could make a difference but if they do the crank arms may be...
09-22-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 328
Posted By merziac

This should be the BINGO on this concern. ;) ...

This should be the BINGO on this concern. ;)

I may not have known this but I do know that I have never left one assembled incorrectly, you should be able to feel and or see when you don't have...
09-22-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

^^^^^ :thumb: Absolutely beautiful, that's what...

^^^^^ :thumb: Absolutely beautiful, that's what I'm talking about, top of the line, rare AF. ;)
09-22-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 145
Posted By merziac

No worries, C+V encompasses many things. I will...

No worries, C+V encompasses many things. I will put this out, the Strawberry had a very tight fit, didn't think it would go on finally did but is so tight the war stories about Campy races splitting...
09-22-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

BFisher Those Ofmega's look a lot like...

BFisher

Those Ofmega's look a lot like Suntour. ;)
09-22-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,507
Posted By merziac

Agreed but this was 90 posts in under 24hrs,...

Agreed but this was 90 posts in under 24hrs, we're the ones that made out as if there was chum in the water. ;)
09-22-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Looks great, good job, get those bodies...

:thumb: Looks great, good job, get those bodies polished up the best you can and get em back together.

So no road rash?
09-22-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

Ok, you realize this thread is simply about...

Ok, you realize this thread is simply about pedals, mainly oldschool with clips purely for aesthetics.

As I said, I have a crooked ankle that will not tolerate clipless which doesn't mater since I...
09-21-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

^^^ odd thing with these to me is short threads...

^^^ odd thing with these to me is short threads for steel crank that are 9/16x20. :foo:
09-21-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By merziac

The PX-10 could be "upgraded" to "normal"...

The PX-10 could be "upgraded" to "normal" threading easy, peasy. ;)

You can send em to me if you like and want it done.
09-21-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By merziac

I was there earlier today. ;)

I was there earlier today. ;)
09-21-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 314,734
Posted By merziac

amillhench Now that's a proper British...

amillhench

Now that's a proper British build.

Mercian, Brooks, GB bars and KROMO stem. :thumb:
09-21-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 473
Posted By merziac

And some Atom 700's, the chrome was/is in bad...

And some Atom 700's, the chrome was/is in bad shape, took it to the wire wheel after screwing around and not making enough progress.


...
09-21-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By merziac

Why would you say no? :foo: Not even a...

Why would you say no? :foo:

Not even a question here. ;)
09-21-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 314,734
Posted By merziac

pcb :thumb: That Riv is gorgeous! Nice...

pcb

:thumb: That Riv is gorgeous!

Nice work, green too. ;)
09-21-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By merziac

Yes indeed, Tx Chas. :thumb: Pou, Pou,...

Yes indeed, Tx Chas. :thumb:

Pou, Pou, easily one of the classiest in all of cycling and rode pink when far fewer had or did. ;)
09-21-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,507
Posted By merziac

And don't get me wrong, change is of course...

And don't get me wrong, change is of course inevitable. :50:

What does not have to be inevitable is the loss of the skill gained by learning how to work on more things will make you better at...
09-21-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,507
Posted By merziac

This is also likely the reason we're having this...

This is also likely the reason we're having this discussion, normally competent mech talking, eating, whatever at the same time they're putting it in the stand, uh oh, wasn't paying attention, didn't...
09-21-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 724
Posted By merziac

Never had one but know they are good bikes. ...

Never had one but know they are good bikes.

My local Performance was the best LBS a chain store could be, great staff, smokin deals all the time, many regular consumables normally in stock and...
09-21-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By merziac

Headsup everybody. ;)

Headsup everybody. ;)
09-21-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By merziac

Have no fear, no problem with pink, rose, light...

Have no fear, no problem with pink, rose, light purple, whatever you wanna call it. ;)

Here's one of my favorites.

...
09-20-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By merziac

Correct you are, yet here we are. ;)

Correct you are, yet here we are. ;)
09-20-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,835
Posted By merziac

Sounds like Raleigh should have been on the back...

Sounds like Raleigh should have been on the back foot here then, smallish batch, PITA in some ways, anybody who steps up gets what Raleigh paid for by paying a lot for it. ;)

Does Maxway build...
09-20-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By merziac

This would be my solution, requires a set of...

This would be my solution, requires a set of expendable regular thread pedals stripped down to the spindles.

Cut grooves to make rethreaders and change the cranks.

PM if you want more help with...
09-20-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,507
Posted By merziac

Maybe so but they are failing miserably all the...

Maybe so but they are failing miserably all the way around at this point.

Like I said, if they're so damn sure, they should have stopped the presses right there and called it out, especially since...
09-20-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,507
Posted By merziac

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for...

They may be adamant but are absolutely remiss for not pointing this out at check in and then before starting the work, I would not have put this in a stand if it was like that.

If they are so sure...
09-20-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,835
Posted By merziac

Maybe but not necessarily, I'd bet that the...

Maybe but not necessarily, I'd bet that the discussion with Raleigh included a conversation about them being happy to do it but not for the crappy offer Raleigh was offering.

It likely came down...
09-20-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,835
Posted By merziac

Raleigh is claiming safety standards on the armor...

Raleigh is claiming safety standards on the armor plate dropouts. :rolleyes:

You have to imagine the factory in wherever it is isn't/hasn't been doing this much if at all lately, certainly not...
09-20-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,835
Posted By merziac

Doug Fattic Can you post some pics of 1-2,...

Doug Fattic

Can you post some pics of 1-2, maybe 3 degree frames plz?

What degree do you think this Raleigh is?
09-20-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

Also should have noted that the newbie questions...

Also should have noted that the newbie questions are a cornerstone of what goes on here, if they ever stop, we're all in big trouble, keep em coming. :)
09-20-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By merziac

PM sent

PM sent
09-20-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By merziac

No way in H**L I would have let those reliefs get...

No way in H**L I would have let those reliefs get changed. :eek:
09-20-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

Even in regular photos if we see something...

Even in regular photos if we see something suspect, we call it out as someone could be in grave danger.

And while it doesn't happen very often we don't want you or anybody else to be the one that...
09-20-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Exactly this, if you're not learning,...

:thumb: Exactly this, if you're not learning, you're not paying attention or capitalizing on the opportunity to do so. ;)
09-19-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

You would have to figure out how to vet a buyer...

You would have to figure out how to vet a buyer which may or may not be easier than proving the fork is or is not bent. ;)
09-19-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

And especially if not just aesthetic. ...

And especially if not just aesthetic.

Omission is always suspect. ;)

And once you've been here for awhile should not happen IMO.
09-19-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,015
Posted By merziac

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1173302-old-roadie-what.html#post20941684
...
09-19-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,015
Posted By merziac

texastwister You and many others may be...

texastwister

You and many others may be sorry you asked. ;)

I have 3, this one is brand new.
...
09-19-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,523
Posted By merziac

Because if it is, it is, if its not, better safe...

Because if it is, it is, if its not, better safe than sorry.

There are also ones that are bent and don't look like it so they don't get called out at all.

If I'm in doubt, the seller won't...
09-18-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,227
Posted By merziac

^^^This, gas and tools to get the POS vehicle...

^^^This, gas and tools to get the POS vehicle going again more than a time or two.

Funny when you pull up on a bike and they ask "where the car", the POS is right here, good thing I had a bike to...
09-18-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 58,175
Views: 8,498,312
Posted By merziac

No worries, I get it. Still seems like one...

No worries, I get it.

Still seems like one the more correct size should be given a go.;)

I've got 2 in the queue , one hammered and had every thread at, in the crank/BB was crossthreaded....
09-18-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,269
Posted By merziac

gmvelo Igleheart is here in PDX now, great...

gmvelo

Igleheart is here in PDX now, great guy, builder and plenty more.

Wish I didn't have so many others ahead of him on the list that is not likely to get done either. ;)
09-18-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By merziac

Absolutely, normally can't find it without them....

Absolutely, normally can't find it without them. ;)
09-18-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,269
Posted By merziac

That's cause its way cooler. ;)

That's cause its way cooler. ;)
09-18-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP! Great score, nice bike too....

:eek: H**Y CRAP!

Great score, nice bike too. ;)
09-18-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By merziac

I'm sorry but the minute you say Viscount, you...

I'm sorry but the minute you say Viscount, you will regret getting involved unless you have been there, done that or solved many versions of this on all else.

If you're a master guru already then...
09-18-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 58,175
Views: 8,498,312
Posted By merziac

I think you would ride it if you got it, got it...

I think you would ride it if you got it, got it sorted and got on board if you have not actually done so.

These have their very own "magical" quality, vibe, thing, soul, etc, that should be...
09-18-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 138,169
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Tx! You would think but I was just...

:thumb: Tx!

You would think but I was just confused in general wanting to believe the first one was really old and forgetting the 2nd one was 56 by the hub after the seller told me it was 68.
...
09-18-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 138,169
Posted By merziac

cudak888 Here's some really crappy pics of...

cudak888

Here's some really crappy pics of the other, AW hub w/oil port says 56/3, Raleigh Industries stamped bits, looks like right brakes and some very different lugs for the ladies version.
...
09-18-20, 02:22 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 138,169
Posted By merziac

cudak888 Yeah I figured as much, oh well,...

cudak888

Yeah I figured as much, oh well, at least it looks old AND crappy, just like they're supposed to.

I've got another that I bought as a parts bike but it is actually in better shape and...
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