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Forum: Folding Bikes
09-23-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By 3speedslow

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Posted just to show the bare frame....
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By 3speedslow

Sounds like a plan. One thing, if your frame has...

Sounds like a plan. One thing, if your frame has horizontal or track dropouts then you will not need a tensioner on the chain. If the dropout is vertical, a tensioner is needed to keep the chain...
09-21-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By 3speedslow

jorgestelluto Next question, bear with me....

jorgestelluto

Next question, bear with me. Between the fluting and the head there is some writing. What does it say?
09-21-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By 3speedslow

ARX is a very fine, light derailleur.

ARX is a very fine, light derailleur.
09-19-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 278,724
Posted By 3speedslow

nlerner PM sent!

nlerner

PM sent!
09-19-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 278,724
Posted By 3speedslow

Looks like nobody sells creme or white poly...

Looks like nobody sells creme or white poly mudguards anymore for 700cc wheels. DON’T want to paint!

Does anyone have a set of these for possible trade? The Raleigh is British racing green and...
09-19-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 2,425,088
Posted By 3speedslow

If your top tube is 23”, you should be okay.

If your top tube is 23”, you should be okay.
09-19-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By 3speedslow

guy1138 Thats a big affirmative on the...

guy1138

Thats a big affirmative on the liking RSX! Sweet shifting set up.
09-18-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By 3speedslow

That’s gonna be a bike! Nice score! Welcome back,...

That’s gonna be a bike! Nice score! Welcome back, you brought a great one with you.
09-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By 3speedslow

I think the lone MAFAC is a lefty. What chance of...

I think the lone MAFAC is a lefty. What chance of finding the other companion? Still think it’s worth getting for my Le Tour III though.

Sending PM. Also looking at the DA levers for back up to a...
09-18-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By 3speedslow

Are the holes drilled aftermarket? Nice looking...

Are the holes drilled aftermarket? Nice looking post!
09-17-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By 3speedslow

I just wrapped handle bar tape on my Borego GT...

I just wrapped handle bar tape on my Borego GT and called it good.
...
09-17-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By 3speedslow

AHH, to be 15 and learning what too much sake can...

AHH, to be 15 and learning what too much sake can do to you!
09-17-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By 3speedslow

Do NOT be the ugly American! Too much of an...

Do NOT be the ugly American! Too much of an individualistic attitude will bring disapproval... practice “Wa”.
09-17-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By 3speedslow

What is the tubing? Alcoa brand Alcalyte?

What is the tubing? Alcoa brand Alcalyte?
09-17-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,432
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice, a Schwinn World!

Nice, a Schwinn World!
09-17-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By 3speedslow

My bars arenít as sexy per say then those but I...

My bars arenít as sexy per say then those but I too appreciate a good set of bullhorns!
...
09-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By 3speedslow

I grew up in Japan on Okinawa. Do everything! Eat...

I grew up in Japan on Okinawa. Do everything! Eat all the different foods you can, buy a mini velo and tear around the cities you go to, leave those places and head out into the quiet country and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By 3speedslow

I will have a 2016 RRA in my stable soon. ...

I will have a 2016 RRA in my stable soon.

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09-13-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By 3speedslow

Huw, Welcome to BF! Above advice is sound.

Huw,

Welcome to BF! Above advice is sound.
09-12-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By 3speedslow

A little off the topic but if those same brakes...

A little off the topic but if those same brakes are set up as centerpulls, what would it take to get them to be ready for canti mode?
...
09-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By 3speedslow

Just love the advertising art from those days! ...

Just love the advertising art from those days!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/884x652/9848a7b9_ef63_46b9_aea0_6828f670cdc6_ad93c5af7fdda5287aee0e06c0dc466e38c8d59c.jpeg...
09-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By 3speedslow

Lovely machine! Never seen the chrome accents on...

Lovely machine! Never seen the chrome accents on the fork bridge before. Does your BB have an grease port? My 60-61 Raleigh Gran Port does. It took awhile to find a front Racelite hub for mine.
...
09-12-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By 3speedslow

Kudos to you for bringing your Father’s Raleigh...

Kudos to you for bringing your Father’s Raleigh OUT of retirement. Lose that aero bar! Please...
09-12-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,096
Posted By 3speedslow

Looking back over this thread, all I can add is...

Looking back over this thread, all I can add is that I finally found a cargo trailer to use with my High Sierra!
...
09-12-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,992
Posted By 3speedslow

Gregory, Sorry to read about all this. “...

Gregory,

Sorry to read about all this. “ century old cabin”, that hurts!
09-12-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,096
Posted By 3speedslow

Quite a mouthful!

Quite a mouthful!
09-12-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,992
Posted By 3speedslow

i just had the cartridge bearings replace cause I...

i just had the cartridge bearings replace cause I wore them out on the CXP-22 wheelset I run on it. The ride is fricking awesome! Thanks to you!

again, wish you all the best out there!
09-12-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,992
Posted By 3speedslow

Cycle UK has for today, Sept. 12th, put on their...

Cycle UK has for today, Sept. 12th, put on their “ largest group ride day”. On the East coast I sure got out and rode. I wish you all the best out there my Friends!

PS. Miguel! Still rocking my...
09-12-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By 3speedslow

No pic to go with the blurb... EDIT: pic...

No pic to go with the blurb...

EDIT: pic approved! Nice... very nice!
09-12-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By 3speedslow

Good effort! Still following.

Good effort! Still following.
09-12-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,092
Posted By 3speedslow

Kilroy1988 Sent you a PM about purchase. ...

Kilroy1988

Sent you a PM about purchase.

3speedslow
09-09-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,175
Views: 278,724
Posted By 3speedslow

Tektro long reach in silver I am looking for but...

Tektro long reach in silver I am looking for but only if they are nutted. Does not have to have pads.

Lots to trade, if I can sneak it away!

Thanks!
09-09-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By 3speedslow

Does he have Ronin to carry on his work? That is...

Does he have Ronin to carry on his work? That is sad to read of his passing! His name is known on the Folder sub forum
09-09-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By 3speedslow

As a convert to the usefulness of these mini velo...

As a convert to the usefulness of these mini velo bikes I enjoy seeing a frame builder that takes it as high as it can go.

The Asian market can support these higher end mini velo models.
...
09-08-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By 3speedslow

I think only the smaller sized frames had to have...

I think only the smaller sized frames had to have the slant top tube. Larger frames were level norm.
09-07-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,432
Posted By 3speedslow

The forward dropouts spread to the width of the...

The forward dropouts spread to the width of the rear of the bike. The trailer dropout slips over the axle with a spring loaded catch closes around it. Have not seen it up close, going by product...
09-07-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,636
Posted By 3speedslow

This catches the most attention cause, well, itís...

This catches the most attention cause, well, itís just different from the usual.
...
09-07-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By 3speedslow

He would HAVE to be a non bike guy to do that to...

He would HAVE to be a non bike guy to do that to a high end Gitane!
09-07-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 3,020,432
Posted By 3speedslow

My catch, a single wheel trailer for groceries...

My catch, a single wheel trailer for groceries and tours I plan on taking now that my time is open. $25 from CL. Being brought to me by a buddy later.


...
09-07-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 323,422
Posted By 3speedslow

A friend just picked it up for me from CL after I...

A friend just picked it up for me from CL after I found it in his hometown. 25$ for a single wheel trailer. Will be using it for groceries and some lite touring.
...
09-06-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By 3speedslow

Changed the most times... 91 Schwinn High Plains ...

Changed the most times... 91 Schwinn High Plains

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09-06-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 890,662
Posted By 3speedslow

Chinghis Before any real miles, lube and...

Chinghis

Before any real miles, lube and grease the bearings all around.
09-06-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 890,662
Posted By 3speedslow

With one of the still functioning saddle covers!

With one of the still functioning saddle covers!
09-06-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks for clarification. I know about system...

Thanks for clarification. I know about system comp, just wasnít sure about the stem.

GLWS!
09-06-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By 3speedslow

Q?: is this for road or MTB. Do you know what it...

Q?: is this for road or MTB. Do you know what it came on?
09-06-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By 3speedslow

The good news is the down tube is not one of the...

The good news is the down tube is not one of the high stress places. The sharp line on the dent is the place to watch out for. I do believe you attack from the outside and move towards the dent while...
09-06-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By 3speedslow

I believe RSX was introduced in 95’

I believe RSX was introduced in 95’
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 272,203
Posted By 3speedslow

BromptonINrio Hey OT question but do you...

BromptonINrio


Hey OT question but do you see a lot of Caloi bikes in Brazil? I just landed a 1998 Caloi Team model from Goodwill. Nice Alcalyte tubing, CF fork and Ultegra 9 speed gearing.

...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 265,790
Posted By 3speedslow

Another long weekend to enjoy the Nano. Long solo...

Another long weekend to enjoy the Nano. Long solo ride followed by a coffee shop. Short grocery run till I get my BOB trailer up and running, then home.

This shows the stairs I climb hefting the...
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