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04-16-21, 01:38 AM
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Posted By thumpism

Colt! ...

Colt!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/346742776768803
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04-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By thumpism

I know we're here for the 3-speeds but that makes...

I know we're here for the 3-speeds but that makes all of us odd ducks right out of the gate, so if someone wants to regale the group with a tale or two of CL flakes or yard sale horror, I'll keep...
Forum: Touring
04-12-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 856
Posted By thumpism

Don't let the solo threat stop you. More...

Don't let the solo threat stop you. More opportunity for adventure!
04-12-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By thumpism

You showed everything but the headbadge. Is the...

You showed everything but the headbadge. Is the bike a Flying Pigeon? There are bikes like this that are recent examples of machines that have been produced by the same company for decades, like the...
04-11-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By thumpism

$50! ...

$50!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1858347520994867
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04-11-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By thumpism

Not a 3-speed but just look at that finish! ...

Not a 3-speed but just look at that finish!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/173463321286800
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Forum: Touring
04-10-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 517
Posted By thumpism

Did not know about this and I'm sure it's...

Did not know about this and I'm sure it's explained in the film, but how in the hell did four Aussies begin in Oklahoma? Did they parachute in and head for the nearest ocean? One has to wonder.
Forum: Touring
04-10-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 856
Posted By thumpism

Gear priority: I never cooked on tour so never...

Gear priority: I never cooked on tour so never carried a stove. Wanting a little more comfort for touring in my 60s, for my most recent trip I picked up an REI collapsible camp chair. My touring...
04-10-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,962
Posted By thumpism

Ah, the missing barcon locknut, second only to...

Ah, the missing barcon locknut, second only to the legendary Lambert pedal missing dustcap in the realm of bicycle parts gone astray.
04-10-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 942
Posted By thumpism

Yeah, but monster bad, bike good.

Yeah, but monster bad, bike good.
04-10-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

Well, what you don't know is that when on FB...

Well, what you don't know is that when on FB Marketplace I *always* have browser windows open on enthusiast sites for bicycles, motorcycles, cars, vans, and trucks so as to be able to post...
04-10-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

Y'know, maybe it's just me, but I'd guess you're...

Y'know, maybe it's just me, but I'd guess you're just "one click" away from finding out what's in the link. It might be a Cannondale touring bike, or it might not, but that's damn sure what I thought...
04-09-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! Robbing parts from one bike to use on...

Welcome! Robbing parts from one bike to use on another is a find old tradition but make sure you don't leave one bike incomplete and therefore inop. That can cascade into making your entire life...
04-07-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By thumpism

I've been thinking it would be a good plan to...

I've been thinking it would be a good plan to have a 23" mixte for the time when I can no longer swing a leg over my mens' framed road bikes. Peugeot and Gitane both made 'em in that size. Shortly...
04-06-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By thumpism

If they were mine I'd reuse them but I'm no...

If they were mine I'd reuse them but I'm no Sturmey expert. I'd think a good cleaning and reassembly per season would get you by until you absolutely had to find new parts.

Speaking of new parts,...
04-05-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 942
Posted By thumpism

You should have led with this one. Nice bike.

You should have led with this one. Nice bike.
04-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

$75!!! ...

$75!!!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/313849217007720
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Forum: Touring
04-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,199
Posted By thumpism

Ooooo, don't forget the Delmarva Chicken Festival...

Ooooo, don't forget the Delmarva Chicken Festival in Onacock.
04-02-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,233
Views: 3,143,820
Posted By thumpism

I posted earlier about finding this next to the...

I posted earlier about finding this next to the co-op's dumpster and Charles Wahl PMed me asked if I'd be willing to help him acquire it. Feeling uneasy about grabbing a junk bike not actually in the...
04-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

Always glad to spend someone else's money!

Always glad to spend someone else's money!
04-01-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By thumpism

Actually, the fork may be the only thing on that...

Actually, the fork may be the only thing on that bike that isn't bent.
03-28-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/12921015...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/129210159111535
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03-28-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/44218514...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/442185143714108
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03-28-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/50375087...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/503750873953880
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03-25-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By thumpism

What is a "good bit" of setback? In order to get...

What is a "good bit" of setback? In order to get more stoker room on an old tandem I had an old SR MTE turned down to fit. I think they were all 26.8 and the bike needed 25.4. Ten bucks for a nearby...
03-24-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

All's cool. This is the internet and I might not...

All's cool. This is the internet and I might not even be a real person.

I'm no engineer but the first time I saw a Titan I could not believe that tube area could not be problematic. Hope yours...
03-24-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,962
Posted By thumpism

^ That was before the flutectomy.

^ That was before the flutectomy.
03-23-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By thumpism

Looks like a bicycle to me. Never heard of the...

Looks like a bicycle to me. Never heard of the brand. Google shows a variety of models with that name, from townie bikes on up to TT funny bikes.
03-23-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By thumpism

Nice find. Sold a couple of those back in the...

Nice find. Sold a couple of those back in the day. It was the economy model (production bike from a custom builder).
03-23-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14,233
Views: 3,143,820
Posted By thumpism

Classy!

Classy!
03-22-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By thumpism

Not mine. Some guy on a motorcycle forum said he...

Not mine. Some guy on a motorcycle forum said he went by his local bike shop to pick up some patches and was given a bike being left out for scrappers, a Lenton with an S/A four-speed. I told him to...
03-21-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 832
Posted By thumpism

Fork-mount bolt-on lamp bracket, is my guess.

Fork-mount bolt-on lamp bracket, is my guess.
03-20-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/59023232...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/590232328600125
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03-20-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! At least one has been posted on BF...

Welcome! At least one has been posted on BF before now. Not mine.
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03-18-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,464
Posted By thumpism

Overlapping wheels with another rider is probably...

Overlapping wheels with another rider is probably something you'll learn not to do twice.
03-17-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By thumpism

Second type is the Blackburn Custom. They turn up...

Second type is the Blackburn Custom. They turn up occasionally. I saw a set at the last swap meet in Westminster MD. I have not used them but the design uses two sections on each side and a through...
03-14-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By thumpism

No. My wife had one of the teensy Cannondales...

No. My wife had one of the teensy Cannondales like the one directly above, what I would call "siamesed" head and down tubes. Hers was a Black Lightning with the racing geometry. The one in the...
03-13-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By thumpism

Does not look like a bike we got in the U.S. with...

Does not look like a bike we got in the U.S. with that lamp boss on the right fork leg. But it does have a derailleur hanger. My guess is a Super Grand Prix equivalent but I don't know the Raleigh...
03-11-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/37686508...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/376865086737315
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03-11-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/72654330...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/726543308211882
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03-11-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/87095666...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/870956663726440
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03-06-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

Looks like a mid-'80s Peloton from here. And...

Looks like a mid-'80s Peloton from here. And it's CHEAP!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4041682492510729
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03-03-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 26,297
Posted By thumpism

Shimano equipped?

Shimano equipped?
03-02-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! Many brake bridges are just round tubes...

Welcome! Many brake bridges are just round tubes running between the stays with no reinforcement for the brake mount. Most manufacturers use brake nesting pads to help distribute the clamping load on...
02-27-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By thumpism

Mine measures 25" center-to-top and has a head...

Mine measures 25" center-to-top and has a head tube length of 7 3/16" (if you want to check yours for comparison). Maybe they just look smaller in silver/red....
02-25-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

Early Columbus Trek (small) with early DuraAce...

Early Columbus Trek (small) with early DuraAce (black) for cheap (reasonable).

www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/477408543418414
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02-23-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61,140
Views: 9,147,072
Posted By thumpism

I think that sticker says Araya and 631, a...

I think that sticker says Araya and 631, a blatant attempt to capitalize on the look of the Reynolds stickers.
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02-23-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 780
Posted By thumpism

Wait until you have the bike. I think they came...

Wait until you have the bike. I think they came with 27 x 1 3/8 back in the day.
02-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By thumpism

Replacement fork.

Replacement fork.
02-17-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,112
Posted By thumpism

I thought the OP had misspelled Romic.

I thought the OP had misspelled Romic.
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