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09-27-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 468
Posted By 3speedslow

“Arriving in November”? I hope that is on the...

“Arriving in November”? I hope that is on the very outside of the expected arrival date.

Hope it fits you after all the waiting! It will probably become one of your favorite bikes. Versatile ones...
09-26-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 468
Posted By 3speedslow

Is the sticker down by the BB some kind of EU...

Is the sticker down by the BB some kind of EU thing? Stars around it look like their calling card.

Very nice frame and good attachment points for many types of riding.
09-23-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By 3speedslow

Demand must be high for these!

Demand must be high for these!
09-23-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By 3speedslow

Now, about the orange bike your hiding behind the...

Now, about the orange bike your hiding behind the DA levers...
09-23-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By 3speedslow

Yes, you keep the cover but send the other stuff...

Yes, you keep the cover but send the other stuff to Mad Honk. Put the cable adjusters on the cover and barcon shift away!
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 266,198
Posted By 3speedslow

Noticed a lot of brake dust on the rear wheel so...

Noticed a lot of brake dust on the rear wheel so I thought it was time to upgrade to some Jagwire. OEM ones did okay but sure noticed the weight saving when I hefted the new and old.
...
09-23-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,267
Posted By 3speedslow

A Nitto Noodle handle bar. ...

A Nitto Noodle handle bar.

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Might be traveling on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By 3speedslow

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Posted just to show the bare frame....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By 3speedslow

Sounds like a plan. One thing, if your frame has...

Sounds like a plan. One thing, if your frame has horizontal or track dropouts then you will not need a tensioner on the chain. If the dropout is vertical, a tensioner is needed to keep the chain...
09-21-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By 3speedslow

jorgestelluto Next question, bear with me....

jorgestelluto

Next question, bear with me. Between the fluting and the head there is some writing. What does it say?
09-21-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By 3speedslow

ARX is a very fine, light derailleur.

ARX is a very fine, light derailleur.
09-19-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,482
Posted By 3speedslow

nlerner PM sent!

nlerner

PM sent!
09-19-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,482
Posted By 3speedslow

Looks like nobody sells creme or white poly...

Looks like nobody sells creme or white poly mudguards anymore for 700cc wheels. DON’T want to paint!

Does anyone have a set of these for possible trade? The Raleigh is British racing green and...
09-19-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,883
Views: 2,429,404
Posted By 3speedslow

If your top tube is 23”, you should be okay.

If your top tube is 23”, you should be okay.
09-19-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By 3speedslow

guy1138 Thats a big affirmative on the...

guy1138

Thats a big affirmative on the liking RSX! Sweet shifting set up.
09-18-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By 3speedslow

That’s gonna be a bike! Nice score! Welcome back,...

That’s gonna be a bike! Nice score! Welcome back, you brought a great one with you.
09-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By 3speedslow

I think the lone MAFAC is a lefty. What chance of...

I think the lone MAFAC is a lefty. What chance of finding the other companion? Still think it’s worth getting for my Le Tour III though.

Sending PM. Also looking at the DA levers for back up to a...
09-18-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By 3speedslow

Are the holes drilled aftermarket? Nice looking...

Are the holes drilled aftermarket? Nice looking post!
09-17-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By 3speedslow

I just wrapped handle bar tape on my Borego GT...

I just wrapped handle bar tape on my Borego GT and called it good.
...
09-17-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,225
Posted By 3speedslow

AHH, to be 15 and learning what too much sake can...

AHH, to be 15 and learning what too much sake can do to you!
09-17-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,225
Posted By 3speedslow

Do NOT be the ugly American! Too much of an...

Do NOT be the ugly American! Too much of an individualistic attitude will bring disapproval... practice “Wa”.
09-17-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By 3speedslow

What is the tubing? Alcoa brand Alcalyte?

What is the tubing? Alcoa brand Alcalyte?
09-17-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14,041
Views: 3,022,219
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice, a Schwinn World!

Nice, a Schwinn World!
09-17-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By 3speedslow

My bars arenít as sexy per say then those but I...

My bars arenít as sexy per say then those but I too appreciate a good set of bullhorns!
...
09-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,225
Posted By 3speedslow

I grew up in Japan on Okinawa. Do everything! Eat...

I grew up in Japan on Okinawa. Do everything! Eat all the different foods you can, buy a mini velo and tear around the cities you go to, leave those places and head out into the quiet country and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By 3speedslow

I will have a 2016 RRA in my stable soon. ...

I will have a 2016 RRA in my stable soon.

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09-13-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By 3speedslow

Huw, Welcome to BF! Above advice is sound.

Huw,

Welcome to BF! Above advice is sound.
09-12-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 829
Posted By 3speedslow

A little off the topic but if those same brakes...

A little off the topic but if those same brakes are set up as centerpulls, what would it take to get them to be ready for canti mode?
...
09-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By 3speedslow

Just love the advertising art from those days! ...

Just love the advertising art from those days!

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09-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By 3speedslow

Lovely machine! Never seen the chrome accents on...

Lovely machine! Never seen the chrome accents on the fork bridge before. Does your BB have an grease port? My 60-61 Raleigh Gran Port does. It took awhile to find a front Racelite hub for mine.
...
09-12-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By 3speedslow

Kudos to you for bringing your Father’s Raleigh...

Kudos to you for bringing your Father’s Raleigh OUT of retirement. Lose that aero bar! Please...
09-12-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,126
Posted By 3speedslow

Looking back over this thread, all I can add is...

Looking back over this thread, all I can add is that I finally found a cargo trailer to use with my High Sierra!
...
09-12-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,104
Posted By 3speedslow

Gregory, Sorry to read about all this. “...

Gregory,

Sorry to read about all this. “ century old cabin”, that hurts!
09-12-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,126
Posted By 3speedslow

Quite a mouthful!

Quite a mouthful!
09-12-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,104
Posted By 3speedslow

i just had the cartridge bearings replace cause I...

i just had the cartridge bearings replace cause I wore them out on the CXP-22 wheelset I run on it. The ride is fricking awesome! Thanks to you!

again, wish you all the best out there!
09-12-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,104
Posted By 3speedslow

Cycle UK has for today, Sept. 12th, put on their...

Cycle UK has for today, Sept. 12th, put on their “ largest group ride day”. On the East coast I sure got out and rode. I wish you all the best out there my Friends!

PS. Miguel! Still rocking my...
09-12-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By 3speedslow

No pic to go with the blurb... EDIT: pic...

No pic to go with the blurb...

EDIT: pic approved! Nice... very nice!
09-12-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By 3speedslow

Good effort! Still following.

Good effort! Still following.
09-12-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,109
Posted By 3speedslow

Kilroy1988 Sent you a PM about purchase. ...

Kilroy1988

Sent you a PM about purchase.

3speedslow
09-09-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,482
Posted By 3speedslow

Tektro long reach in silver I am looking for but...

Tektro long reach in silver I am looking for but only if they are nutted. Does not have to have pads.

Lots to trade, if I can sneak it away!

Thanks!
09-09-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

Does he have Ronin to carry on his work? That is...

Does he have Ronin to carry on his work? That is sad to read of his passing! His name is known on the Folder sub forum
09-09-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By 3speedslow

As a convert to the usefulness of these mini velo...

As a convert to the usefulness of these mini velo bikes I enjoy seeing a frame builder that takes it as high as it can go.

The Asian market can support these higher end mini velo models.
...
09-08-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By 3speedslow

I think only the smaller sized frames had to have...

I think only the smaller sized frames had to have the slant top tube. Larger frames were level norm.
09-07-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,041
Views: 3,022,219
Posted By 3speedslow

The forward dropouts spread to the width of the...

The forward dropouts spread to the width of the rear of the bike. The trailer dropout slips over the axle with a spring loaded catch closes around it. Have not seen it up close, going by product...
09-07-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,779
Posted By 3speedslow

This catches the most attention cause, well, itís...

This catches the most attention cause, well, itís just different from the usual.
...
09-07-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By 3speedslow

He would HAVE to be a non bike guy to do that to...

He would HAVE to be a non bike guy to do that to a high end Gitane!
09-07-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14,041
Views: 3,022,219
Posted By 3speedslow

My catch, a single wheel trailer for groceries...

My catch, a single wheel trailer for groceries and tours I plan on taking now that my time is open. $25 from CL. Being brought to me by a buddy later.


...
09-07-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 323,825
Posted By 3speedslow

A friend just picked it up for me from CL after I...

A friend just picked it up for me from CL after I found it in his hometown. 25$ for a single wheel trailer. Will be using it for groceries and some lite touring.
...
09-06-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 811
Posted By 3speedslow

Changed the most times... 91 Schwinn High Plains ...

Changed the most times... 91 Schwinn High Plains

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09-06-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,249
Views: 893,134
Posted By 3speedslow

Chinghis Before any real miles, lube and...

Chinghis

Before any real miles, lube and grease the bearings all around.
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