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09-18-20, 03:44 PM
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Posted By gster

I bought 6 of them last fall from Amazon and well...

I bought 6 of them last fall from Amazon and well priced at $22.00 approx.
09-18-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By gster

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/tyres/kenda-k023-tyre-...

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/tyres/kenda-k023-tyre-26-x-1-14-inch-32597-black/
09-17-20, 05:55 AM
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Posted By gster

Kenda K023 tires fit nicely and have a simple...

Kenda K023 tires fit nicely and have a simple ribbed tread.
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09-16-20, 07:54 PM
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Posted By gster

You always seem to find good NOS parts. I guess...

You always seem to find good NOS parts. I guess you're closer to the source.
gster
09-13-20, 10:33 AM
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Posted By gster

that's where I keep the batteries.

that's where I keep the batteries.
09-12-20, 02:59 PM
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Posted By gster

My Two Friends ...

My Two Friends
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Raleigh Superbe, good all round work /errand bike
Raleigh built...
09-12-20, 02:53 PM
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Posted By gster

Rare Raleigh Accessories My 1977 Raleigh...

Rare Raleigh Accessories
My 1977 Raleigh Superbe came equipped with the extremely rare "Bike Phone Accessory"....
09-12-20, 01:33 PM
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Posted By gster

Thanks for that. Greg

Thanks
for that.
Greg
09-12-20, 08:50 AM
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Posted By gster

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

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I recently did some work on a neighbour's damaged Canadian built CCM.
I've been...
09-06-20, 09:58 AM
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Posted By gster

Hang on to your nuts!!! ...

Hang on to your nuts!!!
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At least the shipping is free...
08-25-20, 07:57 PM
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Posted By gster

You could rename the bike "Ol'...

You could rename the bike "Ol' Clonky".........
08-24-20, 07:56 PM
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Posted By gster

Good eye.

Good eye.
08-24-20, 05:54 AM
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Posted By gster

I would date it mid 1950's.

I would date it mid 1950's.
08-20-20, 08:16 AM
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Posted By gster

That chain guard looks a bit out of place as...

That chain guard looks a bit out of place as well.
I've mostly seen them on Raleigh's Glider bikes.
08-18-20, 03:29 PM
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Posted By gster

Good to see some younger riders who appreciate a...

Good to see some younger riders who appreciate a well made bike.
The sad truth is, if taken care of, they'll outlast all of us......
08-16-20, 09:03 AM
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Posted By gster

Your friend is correct. I sold a 1950's Flying...

Your friend is correct.
I sold a 1950's Flying Pigeon to the same production.
This bike has been working just fine for 65 years.
The propsmaster called me yesterday to say to say
the rear wheel...
08-16-20, 08:45 AM
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Posted By gster

Somewhat OT I'm working on a Canadian made bike...

Somewhat OT
I'm working on a Canadian made bike for my neighbour
that's been sitting unused for a very long time.
The spindle is badly distorted and the drive side crank shows sign of
repair.......
08-14-20, 07:34 AM
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Posted By gster

It's hard to tell from photos the true condition....

It's hard to tell from photos the true condition.
I've got this hercules for sale
The rims are great
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1507673970...
08-14-20, 06:36 AM
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Posted By gster

Interesting routing for the shifter cable. ...

Interesting routing for the shifter cable.
Double pulleys!
08-14-20, 06:33 AM
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Posted By gster

Another Raleigh Oddball Branded a Canadiana,...

Another Raleigh Oddball
Branded a Canadiana, I'm not sure who these were made for.
I suspect small hardware stores....
08-11-20, 06:17 AM
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Posted By gster

Still out there A couple of recent Kijiji,...

Still out there
A couple of recent Kijiji, Toronto listings
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Raleigh Sports @ $35.00...
08-10-20, 09:05 PM
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Posted By gster

Not known for reliability.. The 1969 Honda 750...

Not known for reliability..
The 1969 Honda 750 pretty much killed the British Motorcycle industry.
Honda = guaranteed to start...
08-10-20, 02:18 PM
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Posted By gster

I honestly haven't really ridden a motorbike for...

I honestly haven't really ridden a motorbike for a while.
I still have my BSA 650 (waiting for a battery)
But for a while I rode the BSA and a Suzuki 750....
08-10-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By gster

It's quite natural once you get used to it. ...

It's quite natural once you get used to it.
Nice bike
08-10-20, 12:46 PM
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Posted By gster

Thx. Most of the BSA motorbikes that came to...

Thx.
Most of the BSA motorbikes that came to North America were 500/650/750's
Nice to see a 350
08-10-20, 12:34 PM
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Posted By gster

Are you suggesting that things on the internet...

Are you suggesting that things on the internet may not be true**********
08-10-20, 10:36 AM
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Posted By gster

the seller says the value will only go up! How...

the seller says the value will only go up!
How can you loose?
08-10-20, 05:37 AM
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Posted By gster

Perhaps a photo of the bike, and the BSA...

Perhaps a photo of the bike, and the BSA motorcycle as well...
08-09-20, 08:42 AM
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Posted By gster

As predicted, the Bridgestone 3 speed conversion...

As predicted, the Bridgestone 3 speed conversion came back
to have the bars turned up....
08-08-20, 08:33 AM
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Posted By gster

The tire on my Canadian rim is marked 40-622...

The tire on my Canadian rim is marked
40-622 (700 x 38C 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/2)
Confusing?
08-08-20, 08:10 AM
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Posted By gster

I also have a Raleigh fitted with a Duomatic hub....

I also have a Raleigh fitted with a Duomatic hub.
Yes, a great hub and brake.
Not sure what size cog is on it.
I have a rear wheel w/ a Perry hub in the garage
Pretty sure it's a Canadian 28" (no...
08-07-20, 06:37 AM
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Posted By gster

Work in Progress Another Bitsa Scorcher put...

Work in Progress
Another Bitsa Scorcher put together with
assorted parts that were kicking around....
08-06-20, 06:01 AM
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Posted By gster

This sounds like an episode of "Hoarders"... I...

This sounds like an episode of "Hoarders"...
I hope you documented all of this.
We had an older man down the street whose house was filled with pigeons and
he would scream at us when we walked by....
07-30-20, 06:59 PM
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Posted By gster

Thx.

Thx.
07-30-20, 02:18 PM
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Posted By gster

The voice of reason... I'm the guy with the...

The voice of reason...
I'm the guy with the shed...
07-30-20, 01:00 PM
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Posted By gster

There's a bike down the street from me that...

There's a bike down the street from me that hasn't moved in a year. I'm going to offer the
owner $30.00. I just want the wheels and some other parts.
07-30-20, 12:58 PM
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Posted By gster

Iverson! This bike came back today for a quick...

Iverson!
This bike came back today for a quick fix.
It was slipping in second gear.
Japanese frame with a S/A drive train.
It was a gift to a young lady across the street in return for house...
07-29-20, 11:15 AM
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Posted By gster

Yes, most hubs will do that occasionally. Some...

Yes, most hubs will do that occasionally.
Some more than others.
I find running through all the gears will sometimes calm it down.
07-29-20, 10:11 AM
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Posted By gster

Recently, I've been working on some modern kid's...

Recently, I've been working on some modern kid's bikes as a favour and I am
truly appalled at the complexity and poor quality of the components.
...
07-27-20, 07:26 PM
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Posted By gster

well done.

well done.
07-26-20, 05:40 AM
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Posted By gster

I also have a '71 AMF Hercules for sale. ...

I also have a '71 AMF Hercules for sale.
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Other than the decals, I see no...
07-25-20, 08:49 AM
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Posted By gster

I bought a nice EA1 rim from a Kijiji listing the...

I bought a nice EA1 rim from a Kijiji listing the other day for $10.00.
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I...
07-24-20, 06:17 AM
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Posted By gster

Good question with no hard answer. A lot...

Good question with no hard answer.
A lot depends on your location.
Prices have always been higher in urban centres and even more now.
In Toronto new bike sales have surged and new stock (from...
07-23-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By gster

The old firecrackers were pretty powerful. ...

The old firecrackers were pretty powerful.
Several years ago I found an NOS case of these......
07-23-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By gster

A couple of recent Kijiji listings. Triumph 3...

A couple of recent Kijiji listings.
Triumph 3 speed at an optimistic $300.00
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07-22-20, 03:35 PM
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Posted By gster

I suspect that they're conspiring with my missing...

I suspect that they're conspiring with my missing socks and tools.
07-22-20, 09:24 AM
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Posted By gster

I'm glad I checked.. These two cones were both...

I'm glad I checked..
These two cones were both reversed.
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The Robin Hood sees...
07-22-20, 08:36 AM
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Posted By gster

1961 Superbe Scorcher ...

1961 Superbe Scorcher
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Despite saying no, this bike was delivered to my house a...
07-21-20, 05:21 AM
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Posted By gster

Of all the bikes/hubs that I've worked on over...

Of all the bikes/hubs that I've worked on over the years,
I've only found 2 that had actual defective/broken parts
1-mangled/stripped sun gear discussed earlier (1972)
2-an axle where the sun gear...
07-20-20, 11:20 AM
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Posted By gster

Nice little project 70's Bridgestone frame ...

Nice little project
70's Bridgestone frame
Dia Compe calipers
'62 S/A hub
Raleigh rim up front
mid 60's trigger
Bearings all repacked...
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