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10-06-20, 05:02 AM
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Posted By bwilli88

real nice.

real nice.
10-06-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By randyjawa

Getting the bike finished is always a treat, in...

Getting the bike finished is always a treat, in my book. The OP's Raleigh International is one of my favorite bikes. Well done and enjoy.
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By 79pmooney

If you buy it, run your finger under the fork...

If you buy it, run your finger under the fork crown. If you cannot feel the inside of the steerer; in other words, if there is not a hole in the bottom of the crown DON'T RIDE THAT FORK! They can...
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By 2cam16

A few of us do: ...

A few of us do:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/535864-viscount-lambert-owners.html
09-28-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By jamesdak

So for the heck of it I threw on a set of...

So for the heck of it I threw on a set of Campagnolo Zonda's I had around. Mounted up some Continental GP400s II 700 x 25 tires for more volume and then adjusted the calipers for the wider wheels. ...
09-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By embankmentlb

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I purchased this bike almost 20 years ago. The...
09-28-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By ofajen

I have a mid-70s Witcomb frame. A cycling buddy...

I have a mid-70s Witcomb frame. A cycling buddy who worked in a local auto body shop repainted it for me in about 1993. DuPont Imron. It was pretty nice and held up for a while. As I recall, I left...
09-28-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By easyupbug

+1 for the local guy if you can find them. I have...

+1 for the local guy if you can find them. I have had our local framebuilder Andy Gilmour paint a few frames, nice work with Imron which holds up well. If the frame is worth respray I don't like the...
09-27-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By mackgoo

I didn't intend to come off like a dick. I live...

I didn't intend to come off like a dick. I live in Southern California Joe Bell did one of my bikes and it came out great. I'm using another guy closer for another project. All I was trying to say is...
09-27-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By 3alarmer

...in all honesty , I rarely polish the final...

...in all honesty , I rarely polish the final urethane clear coats I apply here. I do attempt to apply the paint to just this side of saturation, so there's some risk of an occasional run if you're...
09-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By rjhammett

I have never had a professional paint job done on...

I have never had a professional paint job done on a bike due to cost however, I have had a half dozen powder coated. The guy I have do it does an excellent job and they never turn out with the heavy,...
09-27-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By randyjawa

I am trying to remember but, for the life of me,...

I am trying to remember but, for the life of me, I cannot. Usually, I would use something like Rustoleum, It flows well but takes a long time to harden or dry, depending on which term best describes...
09-27-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By Mad Honk

For me to do a paint on frame and fork, it takes...

For me to do a paint on frame and fork, it takes at least eight hours, and that is using Imron, phosphotizing agent, and that assumes the bike is clean coming in. A strip and medial blast will be a...
08-06-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 980
Posted By madpogue

The tube abides? :foo:

The tube abides? :foo:
07-21-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,564
Posted By Salamandrine

They used to make various different length...

They used to make various different length straddle cables for Weinmann/Dia-Compe brakes. IIRC the old ones were most often 110mm. The only currently available ones are 100mm. If the current ones are...
07-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,564
Posted By zukahn1

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the...

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the bike are significantly narrower than the rims these brakes were intended for this can be compensated for by adding washers between the pads and the...
06-28-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By steelbikeguy

The International should be as durable as any...

The International should be as durable as any other 531 frame. I've never worried about my International on rough roads.
The bigger question is whether the 28mm tires are a good match for the type...
06-19-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By ascherer

Always good to see an International back on the...

Always good to see an International back on the road. Looks great, enjoy!
06-19-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Classtime

Very Classy Bike. Those look like nice parts....

Very Classy Bike. Those look like nice parts. What is the clamp on the top tube for?
06-18-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations, it turned out great!

Congratulations, it turned out great!
06-18-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By MillieTheCat

Will it ever be finished though! Feel like I've...

Will it ever be finished though! Feel like I've been working on my Peugeot forever and it'll never be done!
06-18-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By tyler_fred

That is a SWEET ride!!!

That is a SWEET ride!!!
06-07-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Chr0m0ly

YEAAAAH!!! :beer: ...

YEAAAAH!!! :beer:



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I just picked up my frame...
06-01-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Litespud

agreed - Branford is my “go to” for Campag parts...

agreed - Branford is my “go to” for Campag parts & service
05-31-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By zacster

Branford Bike in Seattle, at one time in...

Branford Bike in Seattle, at one time in Branford, CT and then in Montana or Idaho, are the Campy experts. They know the secret handshake. I sent a cracked right Chorus 10 brifter to them and they...
04-26-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By non-fixie

The 50.4 BCD with TA Cyclotouriste rings is...

The 50.4 BCD with TA Cyclotouriste rings is definitely the most versatile. Made this for mrs non-fixie recently. Classic French touring setup:
...
04-26-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By reissue59

I run 7700 and 7800 Dura Ace on a few bikes. ...

I run 7700 and 7800 Dura Ace on a few bikes.
switched the 53 ring to:
for the 7700, 50 shimano ring, 30 cassette.
7800, found matching nos 7800 46 ring, 30 cassette
7800, also matching 7800 nos...
04-26-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By Salamandrine

OK, for the Ironman, one idea would be to go with...

OK, for the Ironman, one idea would be to go with something like a Sugino XD600T triple (or XD701D double). It's not going to hurt anyone to have a bailout gear. It will look basically correct on an...
04-26-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By wrk101

Being on the thrifty side, I take an old Sugino...

Being on the thrifty side, I take an old Sugino double crankset with 110 spacing, then swap in a set of the two larger rings from a MTB triple. Instant vintage compact crank. I end up with something...
04-26-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 923
Posted By bikemig

The easiest is to find a shimano MTB triple (or a...

The easiest is to find a shimano MTB triple (or a sugino) and run them as a double. A lot of them were made and the prices are good. Those are 110/74 bcd which means you can run as small as a 34 on...
04-23-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Have repainted a '70s Schwinn Paramount. Can...

Have repainted a '70s Schwinn Paramount. Can confirm Nervex Professional lug taping tedium. :)
03-31-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,306
Posted By SurferRosa

This reminds me of that time I was stuck inside...

This reminds me of that time I was stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis blues (again).
03-20-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,922
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

After having taken all cycling computers off all...

After having taken all cycling computers off all my bikes several years ago, then finally using Strava on my smartphone a few times, I recently picked up a Garmin Edge 25 (it was on sale). It's nice...
03-07-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Dregk

Painting Frames Thanks

Thanks to all of those who assisted me in regards to painting bike frames...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-04-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By duanedr

Gus Salmon Decals seems to have production decals...

Gus Salmon Decals seems to have production decals for existing brands. https://www.velocals.com/ Velocals also has production decals. You don't say who the builder was.

I use Reid Design here...
02-10-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By merziac

Can we assume the lads are learning the craft as...

Can we assume the lads are learning the craft as well?

Lads, tools and skills is a beautiful thing, especially by Grandads hand. ;)
02-10-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By obrentharris

I’ll be the possible wet blanket here. When...

I’ll be the possible wet blanket here.
When dealing with a frame of unknown provenance it would be prudent to build it up with whatever components you have on hand so that you can see how it rides...
02-10-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Doug Fattic

The picture showing the chain stay dent and the...

The picture showing the chain stay dent and the underside of the fork crown identify the tubing as Columbus. The newer picture of the entire frame with wheels attached shows it has a more normal...
02-10-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By P!N20

Chainstay crimps were usually done by the frame...

Chainstay crimps were usually done by the frame builder, weren’t they?

Not all Columbus forks have a dove.
02-09-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Doug Fattic

That frame is made with Henry James Investment...

That frame is made with Henry James Investment cast lugs and bottom bracket shell. A set of those costs around $150 so that puts it well into the above average custom category. The fork crown is also...
02-09-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Mad Honk

The parts look right for an '85 make. I am going...

The parts look right for an '85 make. I am going to venture a Columbus tubing set and built by a low volume shop. I would suspect it is going to ride a bit quick from looking at the geometry. When...
02-09-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kabuki12

I have never seen two frame pump pegs on a frame...

I have never seen two frame pump pegs on a frame . I guess the top tube one would be used if there was a water bottle mounted to the seat tube. It looks like a quality built frame , the vertical rear...
02-09-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By 3speedslow

I would definitely put this in the quality frame...

I would definitely put this in the quality frame pile. Lucky Grandson! Never seen two frame pump location choices before.
01-12-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By 3alarmer

...I echo the idea that something in a 5 arm...

...I echo the idea that something in a 5 arm crank with 110 bcd is your best bet for something as small as you are proposing.
Besides the old Deore, here's a link to some of the others from back...
01-12-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Agree with the tapered square 110/74mm bolt...

Agree with the tapered square 110/74mm bolt pattern cranks as being a good option, they are what I run on many of my bikes. But as the ft shifter is indexed it's amount of travel, per shift lever...
01-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By rccardr

80's Shimano or Deore triples are 110/74 BCD and...

80's Shimano or Deore triples are 110/74 BCD and you can set them up as a compact double just by removing the inner ring.
The design aesthetic is very similar to Dura Ace of that period, and they...
01-12-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By ramzilla

I've used brand new FSA, Vuelta and Shimano chain...

I've used brand new FSA, Vuelta and Shimano chain rings on several bikes. FSA chain rings are reasonably priced and. are a very good value.
12-24-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By rosefarts

But how do they sound?

But how do they sound?
12-16-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,597
Posted By Slowridr

I know it's hard to see but can anyone say why...

I know it's hard to see but can anyone say why and how the bulge in pic 3 came about? Is this normal in a steel frame? Is it just the manufacturing process. I know it's small but find it strange. ...
12-09-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By malcala622

ddeand The red circuit frame is available...

ddeand

The red circuit frame is available if you need help with facilitating im available.
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