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10-20-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By dweenk

I am in the process of stripping a mediocre frame...

I am in the process of stripping a mediocre frame in order to donate it to a local charity. Your post made me think of all the parts I have stashed over the years. There are some nice parts that I...
10-15-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By dweenk

One of those came on the Nishiki Competition I...

One of those came on the Nishiki Competition I bought in 1972 or 73. I replaced it when I converted the bike to upright bars and thumb shifters. Somewhere along the years and moves I've lost the...
10-15-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 142,626
Posted By dweenk

Got it, and thanks. Dale

Got it, and thanks.

Dale
10-11-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 142,626
Posted By dweenk

ISO Clamp-On Downtube Cable Stop

ISO down tube cable stops, the old clamp-on style. They can be Campy, Shimano, or Suntour - it does not matter. What does matter is that they are clean. I'm not looking for NOS, just gently used...
10-11-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,772,878
Posted By dweenk

Jeez. I have one of those racquet clips and...

Jeez. I have one of those racquet clips and didn't know what it was. Anyone want it?
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By dweenk

1990 Marin Pine Mountain

I can pick up a 1990 Marin Pine Mountain for $90 or less. Looks like a good bike with good parts, but I don't need another bike and sales are slow to non-existent. I don't sell on the bay, so I think...
10-08-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,281
Posted By dweenk

Just put some ape hangers angled back to fix that...

Just put some ape hangers angled back to fix that little blemish.:innocent:
10-05-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By dweenk

Ah, that is another problem. For someone without...

Ah, that is another problem. For someone without binocular vision, one eye is everything. Changes the way you see the world.
10-04-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By dweenk

In which direction is the hole off (up, down,...

In which direction is the hole off (up, down, left, right)? Sounds like a seat stay may be bent.
10-04-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,053
Posted By dweenk

I was a newbie once. I didn't find the rules of...

I was a newbie once. I didn't find the rules of the forum to be onerous; I thought the rules made sense. We have all seen a few trolls come in and ruin discussions. Maybe the rules could be amended...
10-04-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By dweenk

Sold and shipped.

Sold and shipped.
10-04-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,401
Posted By dweenk

In 1972 or 73 I bought a Nishiki Competition from...

In 1972 or 73 I bought a Nishiki Competition from a shop on Camden in Campbell, CA. Every one since then has been used.
10-03-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 667
Posted By dweenk

That bike is covered in very fine dust. Has it...

That bike is covered in very fine dust. Has it been through a haboob?
10-02-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By dweenk

Replied to PM.

Replied to PM.
10-02-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By dweenk

VO Model 3 saddle

VO Model 3 saddle (dimensions are similar to a Brooks B-17). It has been mounted on a seatpost one time. It is in like new condition and has never been treated with any leather conditioner. I am...
10-01-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By dweenk

I do have a Panasonic Lumix DHC-FH25 (my wife's...

I do have a Panasonic Lumix DHC-FH25 (my wife's old camera - now that she has a new one). It is much better in nearly every way, but I got used to using the old one I suppose. I will adapt.
10-01-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By dweenk

Thinking of putting it in an ice cream container...

Thinking of putting it in an ice cream container and burying next to my son's deceased cat. I didn't like the cat, and the cat didn't like the camera. We may have equilibrium now.
10-01-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By dweenk

Death of a Digital Camera

My dear old Canon PowerShot A10 died today. It refuses to power up. The camera is ancient and low-end (1.3 mega pixels), but it served us well for many years of shots emailed to family around the...
09-19-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,112
Posted By dweenk

Another vote for a Scion Xb. It is a Tardis of a...

Another vote for a Scion Xb. It is a Tardis of a car, larger on the inside than the outside - plus great gas mileage. Yet another practical car that is no longer sold in the USofA.
09-18-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By dweenk

Belgian Raleigh Royale

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_0310_3d8ef4cec98bc92c21e4e01b35b0f015b4e50c55.jpg

As found...
09-09-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21,584
Views: 2,183,176
Posted By dweenk

Shameless plug

I have 5 Raleighs for sale in the proper forum, and a shameless advert here.
09-09-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By dweenk

Looks like the images are out of order. And a...

Looks like the images are out of order. And a price is required! DOH! $800
09-09-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By dweenk

I want to sell 5 Raleighs

Yes five Raleighs. I need to downsize and make more room in the garage. I want to sell them as a group of five, so that means no shipping - pick up only. Four of the bikes have AW hubs and one is a...
08-28-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 142,626
Posted By dweenk

Here is the shifter. ...

Here is the shifter.

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08-28-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,680
Views: 142,626
Posted By dweenk

I have a 36 hole Sturmey XRF 8 that I bought on...

I have a 36 hole Sturmey XRF 8 that I bought on CL and never got around to using. The shifter housing is broken where the shift cable enters.
08-18-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,097,299
Posted By dweenk

Centurion

Centurion LeMans-RS Road Bike - $150 (Salisbury)

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/salisbury-centurion-lemans-rs-road-bike/6958756061.html...
08-04-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,622
Posted By dweenk

I find them more stable than stands mounted...

I find them more stable than stands mounted behind the bottom bracket. They are aluminum, so they don't rust and will not bend. I have 3 of them and would not buy anything else - plus they are...
08-04-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,622
Posted By dweenk

Try one of these. I like them....

Try one of these. I like them....
07-30-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By dweenk

Something is rotten in Denmark. I may be wrong,...

Something is rotten in Denmark. I may be wrong, but I have a suspicion that the Reynolds decal was applied to a low end bicycle. One way to find out is to measure the seatpost diameter. Are Reynolds...
07-16-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By dweenk

Bark eater Here is a photo of the 23" Sports ...

Bark eater
Here is a photo of the 23" Sports

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/coffee_sports_1_26ea0d1457892b65ad06a19ce3b1d30a45cef073.jpg
07-15-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21,584
Views: 2,183,176
Posted By dweenk

Do see a Nikon F-1 in the photo?

Do see a Nikon F-1 in the photo?
07-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21,584
Views: 2,183,176
Posted By dweenk

dimini Can you fit 2 bikes inside your Mini?

dimini

Can you fit 2 bikes inside your Mini?
07-14-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By dweenk

Why do you think it's at the top of the list?...

Why do you think it's at the top of the list? Nice rider though.
07-14-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By dweenk

Packed one once and never again and I did use...

Packed one once and never again and I did use Bike Flights. They did the job well and cheaply. I have access to bike boxes and packing for free.

Have you ever disassembled a DL-1? It is a royal...
07-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By dweenk

I don't care about a write off, but I would like...

I don't care about a write off, but I would like to know that they were not scrapped, but the give them away thing is something to think about. Only to someone who would cares.
07-14-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By dweenk

Thinking about selling 3 or 4 Raleighs

I have decided that 3 or 4 of my Raleighs must go - greatly encouraged by my wife. Problem #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) is that these would be difficult and...
07-14-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21,584
Views: 2,183,176
Posted By dweenk

Try looking for someone who makes keys for old...

Try looking for someone who makes keys for old British sports cars. I had one made by a guy in Frederick, MD several months ago - his name escapes me at the moment. Edit: You should be able to read...
07-13-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,496
Posted By dweenk

A line of dialog from 1982(?) movie Cannery...

A line of dialog from 1982(?) movie Cannery Row...

"It got out of hand. It don't do no good to say I'm sorry. It just got all screwed up. We'll fix up in here."
07-13-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,097,299
Posted By dweenk

Step thru Raleigh Sports in Delaware $75

https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-raleigh-sports/6932715775.html

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07-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By dweenk

The Byrds - "My Back Pages" They were so much...

The Byrds - "My Back Pages"
They were so much older then, they're younger than that now.

https://youtu.be/OBgG0poRl8Y
07-09-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By dweenk

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

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There is no brake bridge on the DL-1 but there is a bridge to mount the fender....
07-05-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By dweenk

The old adage "you'll catch more flies with sugar...

The old adage "you'll catch more flies with sugar than with vinegar" applies here. Being in-your-face with a transaction usually results in no transaction at all. The hard-ass sellers and buyers that...
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By dweenk

^^^^ What bwilli88 said. Ten dollars on a very...

^^^^ What bwilli88 said. Ten dollars on a very good day; I wouldn't take it from the trash except for parts.
07-01-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By dweenk

A Shoutout to BF Members Who Go Above, in This case mountaindave

Back in February I bought a Schwinn Cimarron that needed the original stem. Mountaindave provided one, but sadly it was lacking the little Suntour button logo.

Today - out of the blue - I get what...
06-29-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By dweenk

That bike cost a worker 6 months wages you say,...

That bike cost a worker 6 months wages you say, so the worker bought the best he could afford and probably paid saved up cash or installments on a lay away plan. These days in the US the average...
06-29-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By dweenk

Call me lazy, but if the BB spins fine - I would...

Call me lazy, but if the BB spins fine - I would wait until it doesn't. Fix what needs fixing.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By dweenk

Post #4...

Post #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) gave you an evaluation for a local sale, but it sounds as if it may be sold in a charity auction. My experience with...
06-28-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By dweenk

I pulled one from a dumpster just like that a few...

I pulled one from a dumpster just like that a few years ago. The paint was excellent and when I stripped it down it really wasn't that heavy. I converted to a 5 speed with alloy rims, seat post, and...
06-27-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By dweenk

I took a knockout from a metal electric panel and...

I took a knockout from a metal electric panel and ground it down a bit to fit the slot. It works for me. Before that I used a penny.
06-26-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,578
Posted By dweenk

Like: Cleaning and polishing a frame that looks...

Like: Cleaning and polishing a frame that looks like crap but has durable paint.
Dislike: Cleaning rear gear clusters that have been neglected for years.
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