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06-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,998
Posted By Leisesturm

I'm still pretty certain that about the only way...

I'm still pretty certain that about the only way the OEM brakes might fall short is in the hills. Arai drums are discontinued but they were/are popular. They are always showing up used or as OEM on...
06-14-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By clubman

The colour reminds me of a Trent Sports, perhaps...

The colour reminds me of a Trent Sports, perhaps made in Ireland. Most all the Irish serial number records were lost in the '76 factory fire.

Maybe call it a '62 Raleigh Sports and you're good to...
06-12-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By SirMike1983

I'm enjoying the extra daylight we get this time...

I'm enjoying the extra daylight we get this time of year. I'm able to take longer rides after work in the evenings.
...
06-11-22, 07:20 AM
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Posted By thumpism

Puch Rugby Sport for $100 in CT. Looks like the...

Puch Rugby Sport for $100 in CT. Looks like the remains of my initials on the TWT shop sticker, so I would have assembled this bike.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1120761638657723
...
06-09-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By browngw

Canadian Vintage Bicycle Show

Time is quickly approaching for the re-located CVBS. Excited to bring some stuff to sell and hopefully find some great project material. Burford is just a few miles west of Brantford and not far off...
06-06-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By gster

No, he's joined his other fallen friends on the...

No, he's joined his other fallen friends on the wall of valor...
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These guys...
06-06-22, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Don't throw it away! About 10 years ago I took...

Don't throw it away! About 10 years ago I took the old leather off of a saddle that had the leather failing like that, flattened it out and used it as a template for a new bit of leather. The leather...
06-06-22, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Alleytom

Picked her up at a second hand store, 1990...

Picked her up at a second hand store, 1990 Raleigh Caprice, made in England. My wife wants a girly girl bike so I bought it.
As found:...
06-06-22, 05:29 AM
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Posted By gster

Raleigh Oddball ...

Raleigh Oddball

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06-04-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By gster

Thanks for all the suggestions... I think I'll...

Thanks for all the suggestions...
I think I'll hang it on the wall.
It's tough to say good bye to an old friend....
06-02-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By randyjawa

Anything that goes round and round and that can...

Anything that goes round and round and that can have cloth wheels fitted to it will do just fine. I bought this grinder at a yard sale for next to nothing. Then, I bought two 6" cloth wheels at a...
06-02-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By gthomson

Ontario Vintage Bike Show is back!

Calling all Ontarions (or those willing to travel) the former Brantford Vintage Bike Festival is finally back after a long hiatus due to COVID. It's moved to another location but not far from the...
06-02-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By gster

Yes. It seems a shame to "harvest" a perfectly...

Yes.
It seems a shame to "harvest" a perfectly good ladies bike but
it makes financial sense.
Women tend to be a bit kinder to their bikes.......
06-01-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 995
Posted By gugie

I think y'all are missing the obvious. This...

I think y'all are missing the obvious.

This bike wants to be a Ritchey Breakaway.
05-30-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,208
Posted By iab

While there is currently nothing there, I own the...

While there is currently nothing there, I own the website vivacycling.com. My email is vivacycling@thatoneoverlylargecompany.com. Mini doesn't "allow" of a hitch on my Clubman, but I got one anyway...
05-30-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,550
Posted By Bianchigirll

No wonder everything is in Canada I opened the...

No wonder everything is in Canada I opened the wrong thread.
05-27-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By gster

Indeed.. and expensive!

Indeed..
and expensive!
05-27-22, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

I find it better instead the other way 'round- to...

I find it better instead the other way 'round- to be impressed with the girl; somehow that seems to work out better. Helps if she does not mind riding a fine British steel bike.
05-27-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By clubman

Impressing girls was, and shall always be,...

Impressing girls was, and shall always be, exhausting. :)
05-27-22, 11:05 AM
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Posted By gster

I was thinking the exact thing! We used to...

I was thinking the exact thing!
We used to pedal like crazy to try to impress the girls...
It was exhausting!
05-21-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By T-Mar

Cycles Gachon Ltd. was incorporated in Montreal...

Cycles Gachon Ltd. was incorporated in Montreal on June 07, 1938, with capital of $20,000. The principals were Pierre Gachon, Henri Van der Auwera and Joseph Claivas.

Gachon had been born in...
05-17-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Leisesturm

Oh boy ... I see the appeal. And as hard as it...

Oh boy ... I see the appeal. And as hard as it might be to pass it up, that is what I would do. The hi-ten (steel) fork is the first strike. Unknown is the dropout spacing of the rear axle. Tandem...
05-17-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By Salubrious

A proper three speed should have plenty of style...

A proper three speed should have plenty of style :)
05-17-22, 12:01 PM
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Views: 3,693,015
Posted By Salubrious

That might have happened. This gentleman regarded...

That might have happened. This gentleman regarded his travel box as a bit of a failure, owing to room enough only for one bottle. ...
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By T-Mar

This might be better served with the question...

This might be better served with the question being asked over at https://thecabe.com/ . While thre are some very knowledgebale people on this forum, the pre-safety bicycle era has more devotees over...
05-14-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By rjhammett

Super deal! It will turn out very nice once it is...

Super deal! It will turn out very nice once it is all cleaned up. Here is what a $75 Holdsworth Professional looks like (before and after restoration) that I too purchased in the MSP metro area....
05-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By Pcampeau

This is what a $100.00 Holdsworth Special looks like.

Listed on marketplace for $100.00, I had to race to get this one. It was being sold alongside an early Dawes Windrush which was only $10.00. Someone used Venmo to pay for the Dawes before I got...
05-13-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By IPassGas

The eccentric on Santanas (captain's BB) have 2...

The eccentric on Santanas (captain's BB) have 2 hex set screws. Loosen both and rotate the eccentric by placing a pin spanner (or something of you own creation) into the holes outside of the diameter...
05-13-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By dgodave

Nooo not the rear triangle thankfully. Its the...

Nooo not the rear triangle thankfully. Its the axle in the rear wheel. You can see the slight bend when you spin the axle by hand. The bike tracks great when I ride it with another wheel.

Thanks...
05-12-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By eatontkd

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Bontrager T1, 26 X1 3/8, 590's...
05-12-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 912
Posted By clubman

A little suggestion, next time file parallel...

A little suggestion, next time file parallel flats on the axle instead of the frame. Axles are replaceable, frames less so.

...
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By Azamat

well, here's a general view

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05-09-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By gster

I don't know much about J.C. Higgins' bikes but I...

I don't know much about J.C. Higgins' bikes but I do know that the Torpedo Duomatic Kickback hub on the CCM is VERY cool...
I've got one installed on a Raleigh/Glider and I really like it....
05-08-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,550
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sekine GTO 'Bat Bike' - $500

To the Batmobile, Robin!

When an overworked Batman was suspended for a DUI, he rode this.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/sekine-old-school-bike/1616149983...
05-01-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By gster

Yeah.. Covid shut it down. I've thought of...

Yeah..
Covid shut it down.
I've thought of reviving it but haven't made any steps.
04-30-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By gster

A collection of posters from the late, great...

A collection of posters from the late, great Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show...
04-27-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26,193
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Posted By Tyres

C.C.M. bicycle eaten by tree.

[QUOTE=thumpism;21512094]I bet the hub is still good.
https://advrider.com/f/attachments/6282beab-adbf-482f-921a-ff1be645784b-jpeg.2344473/[/QUOT located in my hood. This tree and bike became...
04-25-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Big Block

The ferrules were promoted like this to allay the...

The ferrules were promoted like this to allay the fears of using these 'new' alloy bars....
04-24-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By juvela

----- the three-pointed star symbol washer...

-----

the three-pointed star symbol washer on the cycle's Juy Competition front gear mech is something which was only current ca. 1958; the mech's knob changed from metal to ivory coloured plastic...
04-24-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By randyjawa

These days I seek bikes with chrome lugs and...

These days I seek bikes with chrome lugs and socks. I have a few in my little collection.

1958 Rabeneick from Germany, top dog in the kennel......
04-24-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dunno how rare they are, but they're the bomb: ...

Dunno how rare they are, but they're the bomb:

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...
04-24-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By majmt

Chrome lugs (head tube and fork crown) and...

Chrome lugs (head tube and fork crown) and dropouts.

...
04-24-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By John E

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All stripped down and ready to rebuild. 1962 Carlton Franco-Suisse...
04-24-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Raleigh Internationals are nice bikes, and...

The Raleigh Internationals are nice bikes, and might be available for not a ton of money. Like Gugie, I've got a copper International, and it really is a lovely bike!

For no reason in particular,...
04-24-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,192
Posted By Wildwood

Acer-Mex used chrome lugs a good bit. Windsor...

Acer-Mex used chrome lugs a good bit.
Windsor is their top line product.
Here is the Carabela SemiPro with chrome headlugs. Low cost, far from a racer, passed thru my hands quickly....
04-23-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By merziac

Somewhere there is a guy with a drill, hacksaw,...

Somewhere there is a guy with a drill, hacksaw, files, bench grinder, die grinder with cutoff wheel, grinding stone and a piece of flat steel from Home Depot that could make a longer version of a...
04-22-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By Roger M

I ran into this same issue last year. I had some...

I ran into this same issue last year. I had some fenders stored away that I wanted to use on a project. They measured 45mm inside, and I had 38mm Gravelkings.

They're a pretty snug fit, but I've...
04-20-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 3,693,015
Posted By gster

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04-20-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By thumpism

You don't need a 1/8" chain ring; you can run a...

You don't need a 1/8" chain ring; you can run a narrower one for a 3/32" chain and it should work fine, just as the narrow Shimano Nexus 24T cog on my AW works with the stock 1/8" chain and crank....
04-20-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By tiger1964

Presumably modifying a bike that old is a no-no,...

Presumably modifying a bike that old is a no-no, but in post #1's photos those two big gears are calling out for drillium.
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