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07-28-20, 07:29 AM
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Posted By jblackmd

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Got this on Ebay for 275. It's in great shape!
07-25-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

Well, I asked questions and got a lot of sage...

Well, I asked questions and got a lot of sage advice, which I listened to. I'm glad I did. I should mention that I think of my bike not as my vintage bike, but just as my bike. It's been my bike...
07-07-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 796
Posted By jblackmd

Iíve bought tons of stuff on eBay, mainly...

Iíve bought tons of stuff on eBay, mainly computer related and more recently bike stuff. It is very safe.

Here is a question: did you use PayPal? Because if you did, you can file a complaint with...
07-05-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

I like the downtubes. Theyíre not going anywhere.

I like the downtubes. Theyíre not going anywhere.
07-05-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

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I mean, there arenít any cracks that I could see...
07-05-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

They ended up not changing the chain. After he...

They ended up not changing the chain. After he removed it and inspected it, he said it was fine and didn't need to be replaced. As for the Cyclones, I already bought them. The simplex do work a ...
07-04-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 330,315
Posted By jblackmd

I bought this 1973 SC tt in 1980. It was new in...

I bought this 1973 SC tt in 1980. It was new in the box, a leftover. Itís a great ride! I switched out the sew ups to 700c, switched out the crank to a Sugino LT after I bent the original in a...
07-04-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

Velofix was by today and took care of your...

Velofix was by today and took care of your laundry list, and also trued the wheels, adjusted the brakes and derailleurs. Big difference! Felt like it was 1980 again! Now, the crappy Simplex do...
07-04-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 626,067
Posted By jblackmd

Iím 58. I ride a 1973 Raleigh Supercourse TT that...

Iím 58. I ride a 1973 Raleigh Supercourse TT that I bought new in 1980. It was a leftover, new in the box, that a buddy who worked in a bike shop in Margate NJ sold me. Over the years I replaced the...
07-03-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jblackmd

I just found out about this service. My bike...

I just found out about this service. My bike really needs a good going over, and in these COVID days the local shop wants me to make an appointment just to drop it off, and they'll have it for 2-3...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By jblackmd

Greetings from Dr. Phillips, Orlando FL

After a very long hiatus I have gotten back into biking. I ride a 1973 Raleigh Supercourse TT. There isn't a ton of variety biking in my neighborhood, but I just got a rack for the car and if any...
07-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,799
Posted By jblackmd

True, I've never ridden a Professional. I'm 58,...

True, I've never ridden a Professional. I'm 58, and I consider the TT the second real bike I ever owned. The first one was a Legano that I got around 1972 that got stolen. I don't remember much about...
07-01-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By jblackmd

52telecaster I saw that. I've thought about the...

52telecaster I saw that. I've thought about the shifters, but I'll tell ya: back in the day only the best bikes had down tube shifters. I'm pretty used to them by now. Whatever I end up doing with...
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