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04-15-21, 06:37 PM
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Posted By cudak888

They're overpriced, but I usually get one of...

They're overpriced, but I usually get one of these modern ones and install them through Raleigh ribbed housing, when the combo calls for it:...
04-15-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By Jsendin

Marinoni Special Bargain find

A couple days ago I picked up a Marinoni for an amazing price. It had all the trappings of a great find: an old man selling his daughters bike, a single grainy non drive side picture and a vague...
04-14-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 257
Posted By Santuri32

I believe most of the bikes we see are in the...

I believe most of the bikes we see are in the larger sizes, mine being 17" Center of crank to top of top tube (16 1/4" effective) are sloped to maintain HT and ST angle geometry using the same fork...
04-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By bulgie

Steve in Peoria found the Mounting Dolt, but...

Steve in Peoria found the Mounting Dolt, but there's another one (or two depending on how you count).
On the F. der., the Chain Roller is called out as being the Clamp Screw, and the actual Clamp...
04-13-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 257
Posted By Santuri32

Hello T-Mar, So my bike has a serial T6E...

Hello T-Mar,

So my bike has a serial T6E (Toyo-May-'86), so late for production year 1986. The seatstay bridge has a down facing threaded hole for a mudgard unlike bikes I understand are '86 model...
04-13-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By nlerner

FWIW, here in the Boston area I’ve sold 4 bikes...

FWIW, here in the Boston area I’ve sold 4 bikes via CL in the last 6 weeks. No flaky buyers, all paid what I was asking (I set my prices relatively low compared to the flipper crap that makes up most...
04-12-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By MarkinOz

Great thinking non-fixie ....and youre...

Great thinking non-fixie ....and youre absolutely correct!! Received some info from the Aussie Forum contributors pointing this frame as a Speedwell/Speedlight from the serial number. Along with the...
04-12-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By eeuuugh

These 1970s hubs with a multi-speed freewheel on...

These 1970s hubs with a multi-speed freewheel on one side and 'track' threading on the other were intended for use with early disc brakes. The rotors threaded onto the hub in the same way as a fixed...
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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04-09-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By oneclick

The Weinmann pattern centre-pull had a number of...

The Weinmann pattern centre-pull had a number of close clones. Weinmanns always have the pin-and-groove arrangement co-ordinating the action of the two arms; some Dia-Compes do and some do not; I've...
04-08-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By CO_Hoya

In that case, that is the anchor point for the...

In that case, that is the anchor point for the cable for the front derailleur.

There was a short period of time where some MTBs used a modified bottom pull FD with top tube mounted cabling.
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04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks back, which means a few bikes have to leave the stables.

I'm not thrilled about it, but that means this one has to go:

I got this lovely...
04-07-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By cudak888

Pulled some crap out of the shed...

...and took some pictures. Had to get to the back, so everything on one side came out.

Some of this stuff hasn't seen the light of day for a while, so I thought it'd be fun to share.
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04-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By brianinc-ville

Sweet! I loved my '80 Tourist. Those bikes...

Sweet! I loved my '80 Tourist. Those bikes feel like nothing else (except maybe a 12' longboard on a glassy, shoulder-height tube).

The rod brakes work just fine unless it's raining, in which...
04-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By cudak888

Yep, and Flying Pigeon and a number of other...

Yep, and Flying Pigeon and a number of other Chinese and Indian firms inherited the old Raleigh tooling and continue to push out copies to this day. Not as frequent as 10 years ago though.

The...
04-03-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By Tomm Willians

This thread is giving me one hell of a laugh....

This thread is giving me one hell of a laugh. Over in the Safety section everyone loves bashing drivers as though cyclists are never at fault and then with this we get (as Paul Harvey would say) the...
04-02-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By gregf83

It worked for Ross Rebagliati in 1998.

It worked for Ross Rebagliati in 1998.
04-02-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By caloso

Its been a long time for me, but Id probably...

Its been a long time for me, but Id probably just get off and sit on a rock and contemplate the foliage.
04-02-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,702
Posted By majmt

This is my dad’s watch. He was on the USS...

This is my dad’s watch. He was on the USS Yorktown at the Battle of Midway. His bomber squadron flew an earlier mission and he was aboard ship when it was attacked. I wish I knew more details but...
04-02-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By big john

I know some guys who always ride high and take...

I know some guys who always ride high and take smoke breaks on road and off-road rides. This had been going on for 20+ years and neither of them has had a problem as a result. I have been on many of...
04-02-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,554
Posted By base2

Why the 50+ forum? This should be in General. ...

Why the 50+ forum? This should be in General.
As the public relations campaign sign says "20 is plenty."
But they don't specify 20 of what; speed limit, or something else?

No need to be stupid,...
04-01-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By pcb

As precise as I _need_ to be about some stuff,...

As precise as I _need_ to be about some stuff, chainline ain't one of the stuff. I've pretty much ignored chainline since the '80s, just try to get the inner chainring as close to the chainstay as...
04-01-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By tyler_fred

Those brake pads appear centered on the caliper...

Those brake pads appear centered on the caliper arms, so I would surmise that the bike came with 700c wheels.. unless you have read otherwise.
03-30-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,350
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Unless I'm mistaken, these are two totally...

Unless I'm mistaken, these are two totally different beasts... the above bike is from the late 90s, not a new frame.
03-28-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Deore 7spd shifters

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What you got to trade???😆
03-24-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By non-fixie

I love leather saddles and I almost always buy...

I love leather saddles and I almost always buy them used. Used ones look better, are more comfortable and are cheaper. I generally pay €20 - €50, depending on condition, at swap meets and online. The...
03-24-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By Korina

It's a shame they don't sell on the website.

It's a shame they don't sell on the website.
03-24-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By merziac

Yep, same here, new, old, used, old, new, broken...

Yep, same here, new, old, used, old, new, broken in, not broken in and many in between, Pro, Team Pro, B17, Imperial, B17 Special, always works out for me. ;)
03-24-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By noobinsf

I'll just add to the commentary that it's not a...

I'll just add to the commentary that it's not a stretch to say that the saddle is sometimes the most expensive part of the bike. If it fits, you'll keep the saddle for a long time, and if you sell...
03-24-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By noglider

I agree with merziac, there is no substitute for...

I agree with merziac, there is no substitute for a Brooks. Most people who have tried the cheaper ones are not satisfied. Besides, the Brooks saddles are a good value when you count the years per...
03-24-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By tcs

There's also Tabor of Portugal. In the US...

There's also Tabor of Portugal.

In the US we can get wonderful, inexpensive Persons Deluxe #77 saddles. I'm pretty sure these are made in India by Nasiruddin & Sons out of water buffalo hide,...
03-22-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,469
Posted By SurferRosa

Buy a donor bike. Snag the saddle and flip the...

Buy a donor bike. Snag the saddle and flip the bike for more than you paid for it.
03-21-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 901
Posted By Mr. 66

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply...

I think it all boils do to is the parts supply chain, if the new bikes can not get the parts fast enough the used market will be strong.
03-19-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By bikeaddiction1

In my experience, when the entire freewheel...

In my experience, when the entire freewheel cluster is wobbling back and forth with each revolution it is the wheel hub that is the problem. One of the issues with freewheels (verses freehub and...
03-19-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By noglider

It doesn't look worn, but it could be. You can...

It doesn't look worn, but it could be. You can replace it with a freewheel in current production. Most of them are good, including the Shimano ones.
03-16-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By FBOATSB

Wouldn't both those tapes darken down with...

Wouldn't both those tapes darken down with use/age? Just like a saddle? I voted light brown.
03-15-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24,358
Views: 2,891,720
Posted By BFisher

Amen to that. It seems like too much emphasis...

Amen to that. It seems like too much emphasis gets put on the need to "upgrade" to aluminum rims asap by the well-meaning bike nerd masses. For basic transport/utility a steel rim is totally fine,...
03-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By bikemig

airlite hubs, sova wing nuts

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03-14-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By iab

Forgot about these. Italian. 1920s. ...

Forgot about these. Italian. 1920s.

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03-14-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By 3speedslow

Sugino set ...

Sugino set

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Rear drive side nut is extended for...
03-14-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By merziac

Those in the know, like you hold them in high...

Those in the know, like you hold them in high regard. I believe we have at least 2 here somewhere. It may be time for a "show your C Roberts" thread. ;)
03-13-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By amerikaner

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits...

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits perfectly after just a slight bit of tweaking. Thank you deux jambes!
...
03-13-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By LBCwanabe

Hurricane season coming yall.

Fenders and a regressed/recable.

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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...
03-12-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By gaucho777

^Looks like one of the long Nitto Technomic...

^Looks like one of the long Nitto Technomic stems, so presuming it's okay.

My first race bike was a Vitus 979, in sky blue. I still have a soft place in my heart for those frames. Your build looks...
03-11-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By jingy2

1st ride on my finished winter project

I got the last piece needed for my winter project on Saturday so Sunday it was ready for it's inaugural ride.
It's a 1985 Vitus 979.
Back in the 80's all you heard was how whippy and noodley these...
03-10-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,029
Posted By majmt

Great choice for a build.......gonna take it off...

Great choice for a build.......gonna take it off any sweet jumps?

https://youtu.be/A1fVvGRlFoE
03-10-21, 03:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,029
Posted By iab

See. Was that so hard? Thanks man!

See. Was that so hard?

Thanks man!
03-09-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,794
Posted By obuckler

Another Bruce just to wave his flag my favorite...

Another Bruce just to wave his flag my favorite ride. Never had an occasion to talk to him.

...
03-09-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,794
Posted By obrentharris

Dinucci Please forgive the dirt. This is the...

Dinucci

Please forgive the dirt. This is the bike I ride the most.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-KB5T7xx/0/e610e8b2/XL/_MG_8698-XL.jpg

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