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11-17-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By nlerner

Good stuff, Peter! It’s remarkable to me how...

Good stuff, Peter! It’s remarkable to me how rarely the Rudge and Humber variants appear. Did they just produce far fewer or were they primarily for the UK domestic market?
11-17-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By nlerner

Thanks! Yes, 650b x 42mm wheels and fenders with...

Thanks! Yes, 650b x 42mm wheels and fenders with ample clearance, braze-on MAFAC centerpull brakes, internal wiring, custom front rack, various additional bits and bobs, i.e., the full gugie! Color...
11-16-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By nlerner

My '71 Int'l used to look like this: ...

My '71 Int'l used to look like this:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5609/29996114820_7a6f0a4c59_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MGDVTs)
IMAGE_294.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/MGDVTs) by neal_lerner...
11-16-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,085
Posted By nlerner

Box has landed in MA! The reveal: ...

Box has landed in MA!

The reveal:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/1e7fae88_84fb_40e4_a6fa_5807716df8eb_218e28ce23ba7d4bb6742cabb37268015eecb7b8.jpeg

My take:...
11-16-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By nlerner

From today’s ride with temp right around...

From today’s ride with temp right around freezing, and a strong north wind (but very sunny skies). I’m wearing silk long johns, MUSA pants, a wool zip neck turtle first layer, then a long-sleeved...
11-16-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21,773
Views: 2,228,612
Posted By nlerner

I actually have one of those pin tools, and it is...

I actually have one of those pin tools, and it is the right size for removing an S-A hub from its shell, but it doesn’t offer any leverage whatsoever. I’ll stick with a hammer and punch.
11-16-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By nlerner

I think theres a keep me logged in box that...

I think theres a keep me logged in box that you can check.
11-16-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 729
Posted By nlerner

Nice! Love that chartreuse finish.

Nice! Love that chartreuse finish.
11-16-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 783
Posted By nlerner

From today’s late fall ride west of Boston: ...

From today’s late fall ride west of Boston:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1960x2000/d45b07f6_a71e_49f4_afd2_bc9d2a642e10_9e7fa068b12922d821d020b6cdec77e17f517ac2.jpeg
11-16-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By nlerner

Did I say otherwise?

Did I say otherwise?
11-16-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By nlerner

Kinda looks like an Indian or Chinese knock off...

Kinda looks like an Indian or Chinese knock off of a Raleigh DL-1.
11-16-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 219
Posted By nlerner

The AM is a fun hub for a go-fast build. I have...

The AM is a fun hub for a go-fast build. I have no experience with the AC, but as noted it is relatively rare, so there’s the exotic factor.
11-15-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By nlerner

My standard sub-freezing lower-body kit consists...

My standard sub-freezing lower-body kit consists of silk long johns and MUSA pants from Rivendell. I find that keeping my feet warm is the challenge, but that's been made much easier with Shimano Spd...
11-14-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By nlerner

If you’re positioning the ring on the inside...

If you’re positioning the ring on the inside mount, you’ll still need a 118mm BB. If on the outside, you could probably get away with 115mm, but those shoulders for the inner ring on a mod 93 crank...
11-14-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21,773
Views: 2,228,612
Posted By nlerner

^ I think that shifter would have been found on a...

^ I think that shifter would have been found on a Raleigh Chopper.
11-13-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,506
Posted By nlerner

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/420x253/7e3f33c67988a0f4836c768055f9639d_6a2052c544565691624baa48178bcda4655eecc5.png
11-12-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,513
Posted By nlerner

You're always going against the grain, Tom, but...

You're always going against the grain, Tom, but an ingrained habit might be more, uh, habitual.
11-12-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,152
Posted By nlerner

Fwiw, the SuperCourse isn't cromo steel but...

Fwiw, the SuperCourse isn't cromo steel but single-gauge Reynolds 531 in the main tubes and hi-ten steel elsewhere.

Put me in the camp of not worth it. The most recent SuperCourse frameset that...
11-10-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,338,934
Posted By nlerner

It was a British steel ride for me yesterday,...

It was a British steel ride for me yesterday, too, north of Boston:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49042695832_258e7511a2_c.jpg
...
11-08-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 156,675
Posted By nlerner

I did check for that MKS dustcap, but didn't...

I did check for that MKS dustcap, but didn't locate it. Sorry!
11-08-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, 31 degrees F and very windy on my commute...

Yeah, 31 degrees F and very windy on my commute in this morning. Brought out some winter commuting clothing.
11-07-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,513
Posted By nlerner

Well, I'm in my 42nd year of college if you...

Well, I'm in my 42nd year of college if you include time spent getting various degrees and time spent teaching college students, so five is easy to understand!
11-07-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,513
Posted By nlerner

As others have said, it really depends on whether...

As others have said, it really depends on whether he needs to leave the bike outside overnight. If not, you really don't need to get anything beyond the basic U-lock. Fwiw, for one of my commuters,...
11-07-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 156,675
Posted By nlerner

smontanaro, I think I actually have one of those...

smontanaro, I think I actually have one of those MKS dust caps unless I stuck it in the BOC at some point. It didn't fit the pedal I bought it for, unfortunately, so it's just been sitting in a...
11-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By nlerner

https://www.ridestudiocafe.com in Lexington, MA,...

https://www.ridestudiocafe.com in Lexington, MA, is a high-end bike shop and cafe. I’ve had coffee there, but the bikes are way out of my interest and price range.
11-04-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By nlerner

https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126182591?gcli...

https://www.modernbike.com/product-2126182591?gclid=CPGM4ozi3MwCFVGAaQodPg8M9g#productreviewsheading
11-04-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 156,675
Posted By nlerner

She might want to pay a visit to Broadway Bikes...

She might want to pay a visit to Broadway Bikes in Cambridge: broadwaybicycleschool.com

They should have what she needs.
11-04-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 156,675
Posted By nlerner

Joe, I'm in the Boston area and have a new set of...

Joe, I'm in the Boston area and have a new set of V-O Porteur bars and, I believe, a set of Weinmann/DiaCompe levers to fit. Will your daughter do the conversion work herself or is she looking for...
11-03-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By nlerner

Cool stuff, Ben.

Cool stuff, Ben.
11-02-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By nlerner

Fwiw, I recently came into possession of...

Fwiw, I recently came into possession of -holiday76's XL long-sleeved wool jersey from Portland Cyclewear. His wife inadvertently put it in the drier, and it now fits me; I wear a medium. Just a...
11-02-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By nlerner

Is the OLD of the rear hub 130 or 135mm?

Is the OLD of the rear hub 130 or 135mm?
11-02-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,085
Posted By nlerner

There’s certainty a deep-state conspiracy in...

There’s certainty a deep-state conspiracy in every box of crap.
11-02-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,615
Posted By nlerner

Well done, Greg!

Well done, Greg!
11-01-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,085
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, there was a previous BOC debacle with a...

Yeah, there was a previous BOC debacle with a forum member who shall not be named. I volunteered to start the rotation again with a fresh box.
11-01-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By nlerner

Dang, those are some of my favorite, highly...

Dang, those are some of my favorite, highly functional parts. But I have no use for them. Hmm. Let me wait a day and see if someone else with an active project claims them.
11-01-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,085
Posted By nlerner

FWIW and to correct the record, I have never been...

FWIW and to correct the record, I have never been the CrapMaster, and if elected, I shall not serve.
11-01-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 156,675
Posted By nlerner

John, I have some GB side pulls that might have...

John, I have some GB side pulls that might have that much reach, but I can tell you the calipers original to my 49 Clubman are the same kind of stamped steel ones found on a Raleigh Sports.
11-01-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 28,889
Posted By nlerner

Oct cycling: 149 miles Oct running: 46.3 miles ...

Oct cycling: 149 miles
Oct running: 46.3 miles

Year total cycling: 2,408 miles
11-01-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 67,085
Posted By nlerner

Fify.

Fify.
10-31-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By nlerner

Here's the 1947-48 catalog page for the Popular: ...

Here's the 1947-48 catalog page for the Popular:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48993622782_1f53e90ae4_b.jpg

In this catalog, at least, anything designated as a "tourist" has a full chain...
10-31-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By nlerner

Barkeepers Friend, widely available, is primarily...

Barkeepers Friend, widely available, is primarily oxalic acid.
10-31-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By nlerner

Rode my normal commute in damp, windy, low-60s...

Rode my normal commute in damp, windy, low-60s weather. That’s about 20 degrees warmer than usual this time of year, which is pretty odd.
10-30-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,994
Posted By nlerner

Hey, good lookin', what's cookin'?

Hey, good lookin', what's cookin'?
10-30-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By nlerner

Fwiw, the 1947-48 UK Raleigh catalog does not...

Fwiw, the 1947-48 UK Raleigh catalog does not show the DL.1 as an available model:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48988775276_f436d9c048_c.jpg
10-30-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,321
Posted By nlerner

Continental, of course.

Continental, of course.
10-29-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,286
Posted By nlerner

I ran 700 x 38mm Panaracer Gravel Kings...

I ran 700 x 38mm Panaracer Gravel Kings (https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/panaracer-gravel-king-700c-tire) (with the smooth tread) tubeless on my Black Mountain road; that is until I got a...
10-28-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

I have several rubber mats from Home Depot--this...

I have several rubber mats from Home Depot--this one (https://www.homedepot.com/p/TrafficMASTER-Black-36-in-x-36-in-Rubber-Anti-Fatigue-Comfort-Mat-KFTRM9191-1/206355967), I believe. They're good for...
10-28-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By nlerner

I'm confused: What's the problem with the V-GT...

I'm confused: What's the problem with the V-GT Luxe? If you left out the "not" above, what reach are you referring to? Posting a pic would help a lot.
10-28-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,773
Views: 2,228,612
Posted By nlerner

EA1 = 26 x 1 1/4" = 597mm EA3 = 26 x 1 3/8" =...

EA1 = 26 x 1 1/4" = 597mm
EA3 = 26 x 1 3/8" = 590mm
650B = 584mm (and is hard to find in a Schrader valve these days)

Using EA3 tubes with EA1 tires shouldn't be a problem unless you have really...
10-27-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 981
Posted By nlerner

I think a hand that's five Raleighs won't cut it...

I think a hand that's five Raleighs won't cut it in this competition (though 5 Competitions would be a different story).
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