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10-09-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,843
Posted By SilverSteve

Trek steel...

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Fire sale find...

Saw posting for a 720 comfort bike for $40, went...
10-09-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By SilverSteve

Fantastic Raleigh posters...!

Totally cool Raleigh posters there, chainwhip! Suitable for framing! I'm gonna print 'em and show 'em. One of my favorite bikes! Thank you!
10-07-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,307
Posted By SilverSteve

Yah, last time was early summer 1980. Got tired...

Yah, last time was early summer 1980. Got tired of ten speeds that didn't fit me so pay day I waltzed in to City Cycle, saw the tall red Fuji Sports 12 model... snapped up! 68cm / 27" frame fit me....
10-06-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,542
Posted By SilverSteve

Gosh! I'm surprised that you didn't get arrested...

Gosh! I'm surprised that you didn't get arrested for stealing it! $12.? Right place, right time. That crankset is lovely! Deal...
09-30-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,542
Posted By SilverSteve

Fantastic..! Perperual cycling down through the...

Fantastic..! Perperual cycling down through the generations..! I love it..!
09-30-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,542
Posted By SilverSteve

Put some gears on that beauty and ride it.!

Put some gears on that beauty and ride it.!
09-23-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,542
Posted By SilverSteve

Soma find....

Hot Stitch..! That green Soma find is a real keeper.! She's a beauty! I'm so jealous.. I'm a sucker for green color bikes. I had a green Stingray kids bike that I loved when I was a lad; got stolen...
08-19-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,514
Posted By SilverSteve

Commuter frame search...

Yah, check out a steel comfort bike, like Trek, Specialized, etc. with 35, 38 mm wide tires and cantilever brake.. good! I bought a Iron Horse comfort bike back in 2003 for $199 from a bike shop here...
08-12-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,542
Posted By SilverSteve

Fuji series iii touring find...

Gosh..! That Fuji Series III is a nice bike - and for under $100...deal! I owned one decades ago and it rou
08-11-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By SilverSteve

The Roberts find...

Nice find, brother. Is the background of your pictures of your bike collection or the interior of the bike co-op there? I'm gonna pay a visit to that co-op when I'm in Florida if it is.! Roberts; is...
08-04-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By SilverSteve

Clear coating painted frame...

Do you know of a clear coating for a refinished frame that will not disturb the decals? My buddy painted a road bike frame, applied decals, then tried to spray it with clear coat but the decals began...
07-24-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By SilverSteve

Grateful for your build info..

Thanks for the building info re '78 SuperCourse.. Looks to be standard fare for componentry from those days, Suntour, etc. Gonna try to scoop it if still available. BTW, your beige model is nice.
07-15-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By SilverSteve

An obscure brand...

I gotta ask the cycling society; has anyone ever heard of the name Claridge.? I picked up a 68cm road bike for short money recently and nobody has ever heard of the name. Freakin' wierd.! Sup wit dat?
07-02-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By SilverSteve

That's a sharp color... Does it use shifters on...

That's a sharp color...
Does it use shifters on the end of handlebars or downtube?
I know that most SuperCourse models used bar end shifts...
How much money are you seeking for it and where is...
05-24-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By SilverSteve

That Motobecane is a beautiful machine! That...

That Motobecane is a beautiful machine! That color is elegant looking! A '70s beauty..!
04-24-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By SilverSteve

That's a beautiful machine...! They don't make...

That's a beautiful machine...!
They don't make 'em like they used to....
Nice color...
I'm jealous..
03-30-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By SilverSteve

Nice machine! One has to be quick on this site,...

Nice machine! One has to be quick on this site, I see.
Forum: Want To Buy
03-29-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,950
Posted By SilverSteve

Do you have a specific brand name or names you...

Do you have a specific brand name or names you prefer?
03-26-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By SilverSteve

Wheel Upgrade on Mercier...

I picked up an old Mercier for cheap and I'd like to upgrade the original steel wheels with alloy rims. The brakes work better with alloy rims in the rain. Can the generic 27" wheels the bike shop...
03-23-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,472
Posted By SilverSteve

I hope the "fortnight" for "Show Us Your Bikes...

I hope the "fortnight" for "Show Us Your Bikes Starting With C" is still active...
I posted a photo of my '85 Centurion Le Mans and noticed that there was an abundance of Centurion owners...
03-21-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,213
Posted By SilverSteve

Some fine machines you got there.. What's that...

Some fine machines you got there..
What's that lilac color one nearest the camera? I'm so jealous...
03-13-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,472
Posted By SilverSteve

I'll add another one for good measure.. ...

I'll add another one for good measure..
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1985 Centurion Le Mans
03-11-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,472
Posted By SilverSteve

How about shedding light on that lovely machine...

How about shedding light on that lovely machine for a picture... preferably sunlight?
03-11-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By SilverSteve

Frame chroming..

My old Dawes Galaxy; the paint is peeling in spots and it's chrome underneath - all over the bike! They must've chromed the whole frame! Wondering if you know if the factory treated the chrome tubes...
03-08-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By SilverSteve

Thanks much.. I'll be getting back to you as soon...

Thanks much.. I'll be getting back to you as soon as I can.
03-07-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By SilverSteve

How much to ship one of those beauties to the...

How much to ship one of those beauties to the Boston area? Zip code; 01902. Thank you for your reply.
03-05-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By SilverSteve

Gosh! A commuter bike that will fit me!...

Gosh! A commuter bike that will fit me! Woooo-hooooo! How do I order?
02-19-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,368
Posted By SilverSteve

Frame chroming..

Can I get a bike frame chrome plated? What preparation must be done before chroming?
02-01-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By SilverSteve

Thanks for your advice. Do you know the diameter...

Thanks for your advice. Do you know the diameter of the drill needed or the rivet?
01-31-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By SilverSteve

Head badge rivets

How do I remove the rivets from a classic Raleigh head badge?
Forum: For Sale
01-13-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,857
Posted By SilverSteve

Greetings, I'm writing to ask if you'd still...

Greetings,
I'm writing to ask if you'd still have that Raleigh SuperCourse road bike for sale there in Towson, MD., per your posting on the Bike Forums site, a green color model with a larger size...
01-10-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By SilverSteve

Question of fit on Mercier road bike

Will Stronglight Spidel 107 crankset work on my 1970s Mercier? I know it needs cotterless crankshaft before..
01-09-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,195
Posted By SilverSteve

Keep on growing that collection!

Just keep building that collection.! I'm at twelve C & V bikes now and I just can't stop!
I find the big deals out there and they're "must haves" for me. I love it when I find the dusty machine in...
12-12-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By SilverSteve

Refinishing frame paint..

Greetings,
I want to refinish a frame or two that I have but unsure of the kind of paint that iwlll be best...
I'll assume that the factory uses enamel, perhaps baked on, but that was the 1970s...
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