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10-28-20, 05:22 PM
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Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/88735255...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/887352558441702
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10-25-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 697
Posted By thumpism

My old PX10. ...

My old PX10.
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10-25-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By thumpism

That's not Lollypop Guild. This is Lollypop...

That's not Lollypop Guild.

This is Lollypop Guild.
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Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By thumpism

There's a value forum for questions like this,...

There's a value forum for questions like this, but I'd say about $150 max. Nice little bike but hi-ten tubing and modest alloy components; "top of the bottom of the line." However, if it's what you...
10-25-20, 07:15 AM
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Posted By thumpism

Fat tire three-fer and an incorrect apostrophe at...

Fat tire three-fer and an incorrect apostrophe at no extra cost.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-mountain-bikes/7219184303.htmlMountain bike's (North Chesterfield)...
10-22-20, 05:04 PM
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Views: 65,281
Posted By thumpism

^ Google tells us of shops by that name in...

^ Google tells us of shops by that name in Colorado and Michigan.
10-22-20, 04:58 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Get some oil into that hub and pedal to move the...

Get some oil into that hub and pedal to move the innards around. I'd bet it loosens up and would shift with a new indicator chain. Don't toss the old one as you'll need to match the length; they came...
10-22-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By thumpism

My little old Flandria with 500A wheels that...

My little old Flandria with 500A wheels that decorated the hearth of my bachelor pad for years; sun-faded paint from years of exposure before I got it, white tires from Mel Pinto, narrow alloy bars...
10-21-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19,763
Views: 3,240,061
Posted By thumpism

Anybody remember Op Art? ...

Anybody remember Op Art?

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Forum: Touring
10-21-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By thumpism

That looks like one of my campsites, but with...

That looks like one of my campsites, but with even more stuff on the bike and I was not traveling light. My bro-in-law and I attempted an East>West TransAm several years ago and we started off...
10-21-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By thumpism

A "thimble" fork like that (with the little...

A "thimble" fork like that (with the little dimples at the crown) is normally a stock Raleigh item, but the rest of the bike does not look familiar. Even the fork tips do not look like Raleigh ends...
10-21-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 790
Posted By thumpism

I had the opposite experience touring in France...

I had the opposite experience touring in France in '74 on a bicycle purchased in Amsterdam. I was running 27s and in deepest, darkest France one could only find 700C tires. I had to take a train to...
10-21-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By thumpism

Those brazed-on cable stops are pretty rare on...

Those brazed-on cable stops are pretty rare on three-speeds. None of the Raleighs I've owned or worked on has had them but I got a nifty little Swiss-built Condor at the co-op and it does have one.
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10-21-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By thumpism

We're not overly fond of them but we moved into...

We're not overly fond of them but we moved into their neighborhood, not them into ours. We've seen about a dozen since we moved here several years ago and we tend to live and let live, snakewise. The...
10-20-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,157
Posted By thumpism

Better a garter snake in the garage than a...

Better a garter snake in the garage than a copperhead in the den.

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10-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19,763
Views: 3,240,061
Posted By thumpism

Who's going to volunteer to test ride that fork?...

Who's going to volunteer to test ride that fork? Also, the seller seems to like tags.

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/d/silver-spring-mossberg-steel-road-bike/7207720817.htmlMossberg...
10-17-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,595,757
Posted By thumpism

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/d/wann...

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/d/wann-1987-schwinn-voyageur-54x54cm/7214563668.html1987 Schwinn Voyageur 54x54cm - $425https://images.craigslist.org/00Z0Z_knoynR6hIrg_0ew0jm_600x450.jpg...
10-17-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23,293
Views: 2,690,483
Posted By thumpism

Beauty! ...

Beauty!

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/d/west-mclean-vintage-3-speed-raleigh/7215163724.htmlVintage 3-Speed RALEIGH Bike with 26" Wheels - $225 (McLean)...
10-14-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By thumpism

Assuming the saddle is original to the bike, the...

Assuming the saddle is original to the bike, the Sturmey-Archer hub should have a date code on it with year digits (space) month digit(s) that should get you pretty close....
10-13-20, 09:39 PM
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Views: 3,240,061
Posted By thumpism

Seller needs to be smacked. Nice enough bike...

Seller needs to be smacked. Nice enough bike that would probably appeal to someone but four nearly identical photos from the same distance of the NDS are a waste.
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10-13-20, 09:19 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Groovy Bridgestone city bike. Check out that...

Groovy Bridgestone city bike. Check out that shifter! Looks like they used a Submariner frame for this bike.

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10-12-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,577
Posted By thumpism

I was riding around my old Air Force base decades...

I was riding around my old Air Force base decades ago and in one of the warehouse areas was a semi trailer parked across the road. I got up some speed, swung my right leg back over and crouched on...
10-12-20, 07:09 AM
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Views: 93,577
Posted By thumpism

Not the best photo, but if you find yourself in...

Not the best photo, but if you find yourself in France at harvest time you'll have plenty of opportunities to draft these. Lovely aroma and you can generally see over/around them, and when one pulls...
10-11-20, 06:39 AM
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Views: 3,240,061
Posted By thumpism

Hanging up next to a flue. Not as desperate a...

Hanging up next to a flue. Not as desperate a situation as imagined.
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10-09-20, 04:55 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Camera angle; look at the cocked front wheel. The...

Camera angle; look at the cocked front wheel. The bar is a Euro clubman-style bicycle handlebar.

https://thecabe.com/forum/attachments/condorino-jpg.614980/
10-09-20, 05:37 AM
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Views: 214,444
Posted By thumpism

Eddie Van HAlien?

Eddie Van HAlien?
10-04-20, 06:29 PM
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Views: 2,690,483
Posted By thumpism

His 'n' hers. Looks like a matched pair of 23...

His 'n' hers. Looks like a matched pair of 23 inchers for a decent price.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/385559745796671
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10-03-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 375,109
Posted By thumpism

Not mine. TALL Raleigh mixte. I don't recognize...

Not mine. TALL Raleigh mixte. I don't recognize the model but it looks like it might be taller than the 23" in the ad, despite the photo distortion.
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10-03-20, 06:56 AM
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Posted By thumpism

Spatter was a thing in the '80s and so was...

Spatter was a thing in the '80s and so was combating chain suck.
10-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By thumpism

Link assist. ...

Link assist.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/623699-love-english-3-speeds-925.html#post21692448

Neat old bike! I've had a couple of derailleur three- or four-speeds but nothing...
10-01-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 450
Posted By thumpism

Are you speaking of shifters or derailleurs?

Are you speaking of shifters or derailleurs?
09-30-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 450
Posted By thumpism

Here's a tool that should work with the BB....

Here's a tool that should work with the BB. Peugeot used a *** BB with plastic cups which required this....
09-30-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 673
Posted By thumpism

Try rubber O-rings. Go to a plumbing supply...

Try rubber O-rings. Go to a plumbing supply place and see what sizes are available. You might find something very close to the right size that will work and will likely be very cheap.
09-30-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By thumpism

You can have a stem turned from 22.2 to...

You can have a stem turned from 22.2 to 21.15/.833 to fit. I've had seatposts and quill adaptors turned down. Find a local machine shop and ask. You might have to hand file the steel wedge. Price...
09-29-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,595,757
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/35650351...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/356503518806365
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09-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,577
Posted By thumpism

Certainly beats Dae Yung as far as product...

Certainly beats Dae Yung as far as product placement goes.
09-27-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,595,757
Posted By thumpism

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/henrico-miya...

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/henrico-miyata-610-touring-bicycle-64cm/7203401888.htmlMiyata 610 touring bicycle, 64cm - $500...
09-26-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,325
Posted By thumpism

A new-in-unopened-box Dewalt oscillating saw. I...

A new-in-unopened-box Dewalt oscillating saw. I already had one, so sold it on CL after advertising it on the Lost & Found on CL.
09-26-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! What size Passage? Asking for a friend.

Welcome! What size Passage? Asking for a friend.
09-26-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,094
Posted By thumpism

This publication might give you some insights. I...

This publication might give you some insights. I used to receive it while working in the industry and it seemed to be current and aware.

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/news?page=1
09-26-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,384
Posted By thumpism

Glad to be part of such a noble venture.

Glad to be part of such a noble venture.
09-26-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By thumpism

I've had several Tourists pass through my hands...

I've had several Tourists pass through my hands but, while I like the idea of the bikes, I've never felt the love.
09-26-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,829
Posted By thumpism

That's what I did with my curb find Palisades...

That's what I did with my curb find Palisades Trail.
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09-26-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,595,757
Posted By thumpism

It was not uncommon to find Paramounts from the...

It was not uncommon to find Paramounts from the '70s like that. "Gimme your best bike but make it comfortable for me to ride."
09-26-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By thumpism

First, tell us the specifics of how we can get...

First, tell us the specifics of how we can get paid to upgrade our machines.
09-26-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By thumpism

A friend with RapidFire Exage stuff on his old...

A friend with RapidFire Exage stuff on his old Diamond Back likes the Grip Shift I put on it. Shifting with his thumbs was hurting his tendonitis and the twist action seemed to work better for him.
09-26-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,577
Posted By thumpism

You betcha.

You betcha.
09-26-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,595,757
Posted By thumpism

Yes to both, I'd say. Avocet Women's saddle.

Yes to both, I'd say. Avocet Women's saddle.
09-25-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,451
Posted By thumpism

I just use a dab of grease or a few drops of oil....

I just use a dab of grease or a few drops of oil. Did not get into that with either of these since the chuck or the hose is the issue right now. I have had to install a slightly larger metal washer...
09-25-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,229
Posted By thumpism

True. I was in Pedal Power yesterday for a part...

True. I was in Pedal Power yesterday for a part and the place was packed, but only about a dozen new bikes. Everything else was in for repair and there was little room for another on the floor. No...
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