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Posted By randyjawa

The bike is not worth the fifty dollars...

The bike is not worth the fifty dollars suggested. The bent fork renders it almost useless unless the buyer has a need for the component group. To that, add the it is close to entry level and the...
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Posted By randyjawa

My guess is that there is no way to predetermine...

My guess is that there is no way to predetermine the bike's value. When I run up against that issue, I decide for myself what I want for the bike. If the bike were mine, I would want $500.00 but...
10-20-20, 01:40 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

Google The Londoner bicycle and you get some...

Google The Londoner bicycle and you get some information.
10-19-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

I went with the Barcons for my Rabeneick and a...

I went with the Barcons for my Rabeneick and a fellow forum member is sending me a NOS set that will be installed on my Torpado Professional......
10-19-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Google... Spiegel airman Sabre-jet bicycle...

Google...

Spiegel airman Sabre-jet bicycle and you should get some results worth looking at......
10-18-20, 02:13 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Thanks for your kind words. I like it a lot,...

Thanks for your kind words. I like it a lot, however; I was not truthful in when I said "finished". I forgot that I still need a 27mm id cone for the fork. I think the problem has been solved, for...
10-18-20, 12:37 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Nice bike and a good project. Might have read...

Nice bike and a good project. Might have read your whole statement but too hard for my old eyes to sort through all that text. Paragraphs would help me a lot. Not meaning to insult, just asking...
10-18-20, 12:28 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Look very closely at the top tube where it meets...

Look very closely at the top tube where it meets the head tube lug. The picture is unclear but the moment I saw it I suspected bent frame issue. I do hope that I am wrong.

As a project, great...
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Posted By randyjawa

In some saturations and provable, absolutely. But...

In some saturations and provable, absolutely. But such situations are few and far between. This gold plated CCM was given, by CCM, to a famous Canadian rider/competitor. My guess is this one would be...
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Posted By randyjawa

I have street restored a lot of bicycles and have...

I have street restored a lot of bicycles and have a procedural way to do it, now. If you get someone else to do the below, then $250 is not bad.

Any bike I get, that is old, must be lubricated...
10-17-20, 05:16 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Get yourself a piece of 1/2 inch copper pipe. ...

Get yourself a piece of 1/2 inch copper pipe. Cut it in half, lengthwise. Expand one half of the copper half pipe over something that you can use as an anvil to shape the inner curve to fit your...
10-17-20, 02:06 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Finished this yesterday - had the spindle in...

Finished this yesterday - had the spindle in backwards...
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Finally,...
10-17-20, 01:47 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Not quite sure about that. I can think of three...

Not quite sure about that. I can think of three that are friction only (Campy, Simplex and Suntour) and two that are indexed (Suntour and Shimano). Personally, my personal favorite is Suntour...
10-17-20, 04:59 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

Before you can post pictures, you need to have...

Before you can post pictures, you need to have ten posts. You have seven so soon I get to see what a Bianchi Super Grizzly looks like. I was lucky enough to snap up this Bianchi Grizzly earlier...
10-16-20, 03:20 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

I just realized that I do not need a Suntour...

I just realized that I do not need a Suntour clamp but I do need a Shimano one. If I can find a Shimano clamp on shifter set, do you think that would accept the shifters shown?

Must have had two...
10-15-20, 01:23 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Suntour Shifter Modificaation...

Does anyone know if these shifters...
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...can be mounted onto this...
10-15-20, 07:44 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

First, it is far more common for quick releases...

First, it is far more common for quick releases to work on stamped drops. The drops are just too thin, generally.

I have run into this situation time and time again. I feel no worries over...
10-14-20, 06:45 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Sorry that I forgot the information requested. ...

Sorry that I forgot the information requested. The price for the chrome fork is $40.00 US plus cost to ship. Hope that is helpful and, once again, sorry that I forgot to include that info at the...
10-13-20, 06:09 PM
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Views: 304
Posted By randyjawa

rhm Thanks for the advice. At the moment,...

rhm

Thanks for the advice. At the moment, I have a belt, natural leather color and intend to cut strips from it. Red dye ??? Not sure where to get that where I live but natural leather will...
10-13-20, 06:04 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

I will double check the inside diameter required...

I will double check the inside diameter required tomorrow when I can see what I am doing. Thank you.

Tale of woe? Nope, just life, wear and old age. I am a happy guy, married to the same lovely...
10-13-20, 05:53 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Good point and the difference between the 27 that...

Good point and the difference between the 27 that was on the Torpado did slope the top tube up......
10-13-20, 04:02 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Thank you for the information. Armed with that,...

Thank you for the information. Armed with that, I can now make out the symbol. The funny thing is, just two days ago, I gave away some leather, thick and just what I would have needed to make my...
10-13-20, 02:34 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Thanks for reminding me. My stomach will not...

Thanks for reminding me. My stomach will not tolerate beer anymore. And I am Canadian!-(
10-13-20, 01:11 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Actually, the monetary value is not really...

Actually, the monetary value is not really important. The see a leather guy (shoe repair shop) is a good idea and there is still one left in Thunder Bay. That said, I plane to install them on my...
10-13-20, 01:04 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

A good story? Well, I am old, wearing out and...

A good story? Well, I am old, wearing out and married. Industry helped to destroy my hearing. My vision is poor to say the least. My hair is white. My memory is gone (I think???). My four and...
10-13-20, 12:47 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

All Chrome fork for 27" wheel - Very Nice Shape

I took this fork off of an early sixties Torpado Professional. I have since installed a more appropriate for and this one, for 27" wheels, is in very good condition. The steering stem = 195mm with a...
10-13-20, 12:38 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Bianchi Lugged Fork - Celeste...

Nothing fancy to say about this fork. Sound mechanically with cosmetic blemishes. Steering stem = 195mm. threaded section = 50mm. I installed a 700c wheel and it sits square in the fork.

Price:...
10-13-20, 12:25 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Buckles...

Does anyone recognize these pedal strap buckles? Not sure where I got them but thinking but, having never run across another set, if they are worth anything?
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10-12-20, 03:12 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Almost three passed between getting this... ...

Almost three passed between getting this...
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Then temporary build for test...
10-11-20, 01:06 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Could be but I am pretty sure that the bike frame...

Could be but I am pretty sure that the bike frame hole is not threaded. Equally sure that the nut will come off with the angle cut and a bit of effort. As for penetrating oil - not sure that will...
10-11-20, 06:48 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

That was my first thought the moment I saw the...

That was my first thought the moment I saw the picture. An easy fix, to say the least,

Were it me, I would take a hacksaw blade (fine tooth) and cut diagonally the nut. Be careful to not damage...
10-10-20, 05:20 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Not sure what happened to them "all", but I am...

Not sure what happened to them "all", but I am positive that I have tossed my fair share into the landfill site (dump).
10-10-20, 03:18 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

I, for one, would notice non-original anything on...

I, for one, would notice non-original anything on a bicycle. I am into the vintage thing and strive for original as I build. It, often times, takes me years to find everything that I need. While...
10-10-20, 01:24 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

October 10, 2020 and, as expected, not a lot...

October 10, 2020 and, as expected, not a lot tossed at the bump, however...

My grandson and I did find a bit of this and that. I found an almost new axe, something I have been pricing in the...
10-09-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Thanks for the kind words, all. Perhaps "done" is...

Thanks for the kind words, all. Perhaps "done" is not the right word to use. Most of my bikes are not "done". Most still need a little something and the Rab is no exception......
10-08-20, 01:53 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

Nice find and at a darn good price. Isn't this...

Nice find and at a darn good price. Isn't this fun!

Thought that you might like to see the Carlton Corsair that came my way this summer for fifty dollars less that the OP paid......
10-08-20, 11:27 AM
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Views: 355
Posted By randyjawa

Been there, done that and, not sure now, but I...

Been there, done that and, not sure now, but I think I have a T-shirt for each time I goofed.

It is so easy to miss this or that when the excitement of a good find plants itself square in your...
10-08-20, 10:32 AM
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Views: 394
Posted By randyjawa

Rabeneick Modell Campagnolo - Finished!

I cannot believe that it took me two years, and then some, to complete this 1958 German bicycle, a Rabeneick 120d, commonly referred to as the Rabeneick "Modell Campagnolo". But, at last the bike is...
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Posted By randyjawa

I understand but, at the very least, get a longer...

I understand but, at the very least, get a longer stem. I am not talking about the reach. I speak of the part that goes into the fork steering tube.

A stem, mounted too high (insufficient...
10-07-20, 02:54 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

I have two Simplex cable guide/clamps. Shoot me...

I have two Simplex cable guide/clamps. Shoot me a private email. Also got REG, Shimano, Campagnolo, generic(no marking) and ?.
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Posted By randyjawa

I could not have said it better.

I could not have said it better.
10-06-20, 02:08 AM
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Posted By randyjawa

Getting the bike finished is always a treat, in...

Getting the bike finished is always a treat, in my book. The OP's Raleigh International is one of my favorite bikes. Well done and enjoy.
10-05-20, 05:34 PM
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Views: 3,578
Posted By randyjawa

Stupid (or forgetful) me! I forgot that I had a...

Stupid (or forgetful) me! I forgot that I had a Campagnolo Barcon set, with brackets, stashed. That seems to have solved my broken shifter problem......
10-05-20, 04:46 PM
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Views: 373
Posted By randyjawa

To those who offered help, thank you. I no longer...

To those who offered help, thank you. I no longer need the shifter set. I solved my little shifting problem with a shifter set that I forgot that I had. Campy barcons and proper brackets......
10-04-20, 04:21 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

In my book, the Peugeot PX10's appearance just...

In my book, the Peugeot PX10's appearance just works and the X10 ride quality is just fine, competing without difficulty with just about anything that I have owned and ridden. Two X10s have come my...
10-03-20, 05:03 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

That is my grail bike. Seriously. But I beg you...

That is my grail bike. Seriously. But I beg you - get rid of the yellow bar tape, please.
10-03-20, 04:57 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

I can easily relate to what you mean, however,...

I can easily relate to what you mean, however, there is always that dog gone "how much that dial in" thing that would nag at me forever.
10-03-20, 04:49 PM
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Views: 3,578
Posted By randyjawa

As usual, astute advice and I did not even know...

As usual, astute advice and I did not even know that there was such tape. However, original as I can get a bike is job one in my vintage bicycle interest.

I have one bike that I ride (in Canada) a...
10-03-20, 04:22 PM
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Views: 758
Posted By randyjawa

That would certainly work for me, assuming you...

That would certainly work for me, assuming you get rid of the red walls on the tires. Or...

Just leave it exactly as is (except for the red walls, they just do not appear to fit). I agree that,...
10-03-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By randyjawa

Or the video was shot in Australia:-) ...

Or the video was shot in Australia:-)

Seriously, though, getting a wheel to spin like that involves a lot more than truing (my opinion, of course).
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