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07-29-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 23,807
Posted By bwilli88

My...

My takehttps://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20210729_112009163_801d3779416875797c185b444d6faafef1ceed34.jpg...
07-27-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,194
Posted By bwilli88

My Pro-tours are right up there but if I have to...

My Pro-tours are right up there but if I have to choose one it will be my Zunow. A relatively early bike in his run but very nice.



So is this Geoffrey Butler....
07-26-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 23,807
Posted By bwilli88

So, So sorry, I got taken away on vacation to Ga...

So, So sorry, I got taken away on vacation to Ga and it has sat in my basement, then we have had to move stuff around for getting my house ready to sell and I just have not had time and forgot it a...
07-12-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 488
Posted By bwilli88

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs,...

I live in Cambodia and ride mostly Shimano hubs, My favorite are Ultegra Road.
I just keep them well cleaned and grease them every so often.
Here is my bike from one of those rides. The first one...
07-06-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By bwilli88

Start with 600 if there are scratches you want to...

Start with 600 if there are scratches you want to remove, then much finer (1000) and always wet.
If there are no scratches that you want to remove start with Mothers and see what happens.
An wet...
07-05-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

I corrected the listing, it is a 21 ctc, 22 ctt

I corrected the listing, it is a 21 ctc, 22 ctt
07-05-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 63,012
Views: 9,605,152
Posted By bwilli88

I would love to have this, bike barn is full and...

I would love to have this, bike barn is full and have to sell 3 to bring this in.
07-05-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By bwilli88

I would skip any abrasive paper, it would just...

I would skip any abrasive paper, it would just add a scratches.
07-05-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

Bump and someone make me a decent offer.

Bump and someone make me a decent offer.
07-04-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 548
Posted By bwilli88

Take the lever off and spray oven cleaner on them...

Take the lever off and spray oven cleaner on them or soak in drain cleaner (lye).
07-03-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By bwilli88

What a nice ride. The tires are great. It weighs...

What a nice ride. The tires are great. It weighs 12.9 kg.
I found that I did not quite get the NDS bottom bracket cup tight enough. The frame is a bit scratched up but it is purty.
07-02-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By bwilli88

Geoffrey Butler built by Charles Roberts, from Randy

A while back Randyjawa had this listed in a "what is it thread". It came back as a Geoffrey Butler and another member from Britain said that it was quite possibly built by Charles Roberts.
Well here...
06-29-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 391,796
Posted By bwilli88

Looking for a user grade 27.2 seat post. Please...

Looking for a user grade 27.2 seat post. Please no major zigzag gouges.
06-27-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,627
Posted By bwilli88

I saw this bike while at the bike cave when I...

I saw this bike while at the bike cave when I dropped off that Peugeot mixte. It is beautiful, the Suntour stuff just fits and the whole thing shines.
Super nice build.
06-24-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bwilli88

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1232907-83-centurion-pro-tour.html
06-24-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bwilli88

83 Centurion Pro-tour

I have an 83 Centurion Pro-tour and it is listed in the for sale section of C & V.
06-23-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 35,510
Posted By bwilli88

The slack also allows me to switch the dingle...

The slack also allows me to switch the dingle gears fairly easily.
06-23-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 387,118
Posted By bwilli88

Double dingle speed Raleigh SuperCourse

Finally got my wheels built, some Suntour sprint hubs, SS spokes, Alex rims with panaracer tour tires. A pair of bastard brake calipers, Dia-comp bodies, springs and pivots with Weinmann long reach...
06-23-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 35,510
Posted By bwilli88

Double dingle speed Raleigh SuperCourse

Had this as a dingle speed freewheel. Built some fixed/free hubs into some Alex rims and found a dingle cog from a shop in Canada. A 73 Raleigh SuperCourse I stripped and painted. Fun bike to...
06-22-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

It is in Pennsylvania.

It is in Pennsylvania.
06-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By bwilli88

How hard was it to get the crank off and the...

How hard was it to get the crank off and the bottom bracket out.
06-21-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By bwilli88

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The drop off, and a nice visit to the bike grotto. Enjoy.
06-21-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By bwilli88

Delivered today, good luck Neal.

Delivered today, good luck Neal.
06-18-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By bwilli88

Raleigh SuperCourses are great bikes. I have 3...

Raleigh SuperCourses are great bikes. I have 3 and they ride real well for a mid tier bike. Here is my 73 setup with a flip flop rear. Also my 78 setup with Shimano Arabesque....
06-17-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

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06-17-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

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06-17-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bwilli88

83 Centurion Pro-tour

Looking to share this with someone who has a hankering for a great credit card tourer.
$300 + shipping.
I bought this stripped of the paint because the previous owner wanted water bottle bosses on...
06-17-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By bwilli88

So nlerner is even saving on shipping, I am...

So nlerner is even saving on shipping, I am heading to the Boston area this weekend.
06-16-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By bwilli88

The fork easily comes off, not sure about the...

The fork easily comes off, not sure about the crank.
06-15-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,350
Posted By bwilli88

WOW, talk about some slack angles. Sweet ride. ...

WOW, talk about some slack angles. Sweet ride.
What group set are you going to use?
06-15-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By bwilli88

Cost of shipping, Peugeot mixte

Free frame, lots of rustina. Headset is good and the BB spins well.
Just pay shipping. I will try to get the crankset off, not sure how yet....
06-15-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,530
Posted By bwilli88

Oh boy I would have loved that ride.

Oh boy I would have loved that ride.
06-15-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 540
Posted By bwilli88

If you use any drink can heat the shim to remove...

If you use any drink can heat the shim to remove the plastic inner liner.
06-15-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 873
Posted By bwilli88

Even buggered up the seat, I hate thieves.

Even buggered up the seat, I hate thieves.
06-13-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 833
Posted By bwilli88

I have a couple of bikes and extra derailleurs...

I have a couple of bikes and extra derailleurs over at my house in Cambodia that would work.
They have the slot setup toward the rear so it would work with a bike with rear opening set of...
06-13-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By bwilli88

Would these work? ...

Would these work?
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06-12-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,020
Posted By bwilli88

My Raleigh Record Ace from the early 80s. Someone...

My Raleigh Record Ace from the early 80s. Someone swapped out the original Vx RD for a Cyclone and I found a matching FD one from a member here. Weinman hoods are dried and cracked, the seat post is...
06-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By bwilli88

A Nitto Technomic II is a 90 degree stem. Gives...

A Nitto Technomic II is a 90 degree stem. Gives 17 degrees of rise. Sakae also made one.
06-10-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,681
Posted By bwilli88

Rail trail in Pennsylvania. ...

Rail trail in Pennsylvania.
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Wrightsville bridge. Near where they...
06-07-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By bwilli88

I buy the cheap hobo tools hex wrenches. I must...

I buy the cheap hobo tools hex wrenches. I must have 5 or 6 of 4,5,&6mm and a couple of the others if they get rounded, a grinder squares them up quickly. When they get short they go in a bike tool...
06-06-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By bwilli88

Nice setup, I love wide tire bikes.

Nice setup, I love wide tire bikes.
06-05-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By bwilli88

Shimano's 12-36 is one of the best for minimal...

Shimano's 12-36 is one of the best for minimal gaps. I run mine with a 45t for 1x9 or 48x45 for a great half step.
06-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,558
Posted By bwilli88

From early 1900s until now. I have this Raleigh...

From early 1900s until now.
I have this Raleigh Record Ace from 80 with 27" wheels, full 531 Reynolds steel....
05-31-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,390
Posted By bwilli88

I use Klean Kanteen bottles from 40oz to 16oz...

I use Klean Kanteen bottles from 40oz to 16oz mostly in VO cages. The Mojave does well with 32oz or 48oz Nalgene or KK 40oz.
05-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 23,807
Posted By bwilli88

Now that I am settled, put my name on the list.

Now that I am settled, put my name on the list.
05-20-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By bwilli88

Now I have a dilemma, I found a nice set of...

Now I have a dilemma, I found a nice set of Shimano 600 side pull brakes in my stash looking for a dingle cog I have for another build.
go with my plan for the black Dia-comps or the 600 Shimanos?...
05-20-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By bwilli88

Brian's C. Roberts built Geoffrey Butler from Randy

Bought this from randyjawa awhile back from his great purge
FInally getting around to the building of it.
I had aquired a real nice Shimano 600 Arabesque group from another BF member along with a...
05-20-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By bwilli88

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Next to my dingle speed 73 SuperCourse.
05-20-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By bwilli88

Got a bit more done... ...

Got a bit more done...
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Installed a Stonglight roller bearing...
05-20-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,084
Posted By bwilli88

I suggest talking to shoe repair guys or better...

I suggest talking to shoe repair guys or better yet motorcycle seat cover guy who works in leather.
DIY, be prepared to have a black butt.
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