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05-08-24, 07:08 PM
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Posted By pepperbelly

Nice job!

Nice job!
03-27-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,458
Posted By nlerner

1966 Raleigh Sports ...

1966 Raleigh Sports

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01-29-24, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By RustyJames

DiaCompe Guidonnet levers are the answer. Classic...

DiaCompe Guidonnet levers are the answer. Classic vibe and, from what Iíve heard, they work.
01-01-24, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,337
Posted By Reynolds 531

I buy from Yojimbo Spokes. Excellent service,...

I buy from Yojimbo Spokes. Excellent service, even rare spokes.

http://www.yojimbosgarage.com/blog/

call him 312-587-0878
11-27-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,882
Posted By gearbasher

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10-20-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By gugie

That's a nice looking crankset, but it appears...

That's a nice looking crankset, but it appears that a 30t is the smallest chainring size you can get for it. There are several makes of 46-30 cranksets out there for skinny guys like you.

The best...
09-11-23, 04:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By awrycycle

Gazelle Tour De LíAvenir 531 Main

might throw a rack and some fenders on this one.

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08-19-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By abdon

I'm not gonna lie, I hate it and I'm still tempted

It looks ridiculous.

I would put a sprung leather seat, fat fenders, and a motorcycle looking light on front......
08-02-23, 11:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 79,299
Posted By Danmozy66

hey I know itís been 3 years since you posted,...

hey I know itís been 3 years since you posted, but how did turn out? Is it decently light? Desperate for your feedback as I am considering one for sale locally to do the same thing! Haha
07-11-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,316
Posted By 356geoff

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My vote
06-05-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By maddog34

unless there was a problem with the old chain......

unless there was a problem with the old chain... Cut the New Chain to the SAME NUMBER of Links.
05-23-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,132
Posted By Mad Honk

bwilli88, Not from the gold mine but out of the...

bwilli88,
Not from the gold mine but out of the archives:
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New Maillard...
02-22-23, 02:38 AM
Replies: 28,032
Views: 4,595,238
Posted By arty dave

I've been looking for the back chaincase cover...

I've been looking for the back chaincase cover ever since I bought my DL-1 5 years ago! If you're wanting to part with it I would dearly love to obtain it - it would be the finishing part to have a...
01-18-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,213
Posted By GranSport70

My Two, Factory Chromed, Raleigh Grand (Gran) Sport.

The bicycle is a rare 1968, Raleigh, Chromed Gran(d) Sport, I have two of them. I rode one from S Miami to San Fransisco via Boulder in 1972 with my friend, Bill Metcalf. He rode a Raleigh...
01-12-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 28,032
Views: 4,595,238
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never participated in this thread since...

I've never participated in this thread since joining BF-C&V back in 2005, primarily because I lived in the NH mountains for 20 years, and I needed more than a three-speed to manage my hills.
...
01-08-23, 03:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,676
Posted By merziac

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11-13-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,594
Posted By tkamd73

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78 Supercourse
11-12-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, It looks like you save me from...

Kurt,
It looks like you save me from spending $ that I promised myself not to spend. Now I'm going to finish the Bwilli frame and fork for my winter project. Smiles, MH
11-03-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,621
Posted By DiegoFrogs

I think I remembered reading that the drop...

I think I remembered reading that the drop bar-ends should point at the rear axle...

Still, I deal with people in traffic every day with no regard for others. I'm just happy to see people riding...
10-15-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,722
Posted By TimmyT

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome,...

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome, but it has bad paint. It is from the late 1950s/early 1960s. No forged dropouts. Reasonably light.
...
10-15-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,167
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

As others have said, Dura-Ace 7700 GS, which I...

As others have said, Dura-Ace 7700 GS, which I have on my Trek 720 right now. Works beautifully either friction or indexed. If I had to go with a different one, it'd be a Dura-Ace 7800 short cage....
10-11-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By RustyJames

bwilli88 It sounds like long-term the Ultegra...

bwilli88 It sounds like long-term the Ultegra would stick out like a sore thumb. If that is the case, swap it.
09-14-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 51,542
Posted By Mad Honk

I might also request that a picture of the "Crap"...

I might also request that a picture of the "Crap" within that is under the tax folder and the zuchini pie plate. The pie plate has been seen a bit more than most would like, even though it is a...
09-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By sloar

My first RB-1

After all the years this is the first RB-1 Iíve had the opportunity to buy. Popped up this morning an hour away, but the price was so good I couldnít pass on it. Just finished overhauling it and...
09-01-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,379
Posted By bikemig

1981 Raleigh Record Ace

This has to be one of my slower builds but I'm hoping to get this done over the Labor Day weekend. This version of the Raleigh Record Ace (and there were at least 5 different versions) was only sold...
08-24-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By shoota

Nice, I need to contact him about my Zunow. Thanks

Nice, I need to contact him about my Zunow. Thanks
08-19-22, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Germany_chris

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08-16-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,461
Views: 3,911,745
Posted By Tango1

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Something a little different - Kuwahara restomod
08-02-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,830
Posted By ascherer

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07-30-22, 05:53 AM
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Views: 1,139,792
Posted By sloar

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07-27-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By t2p

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DTH 2.15's are substantial - almost no need to go to...
07-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,398
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was more spiritual than that ...

It was more spiritual than that


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07-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 15,053
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after ...

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after my crash Sunday. We listed home for sale 7/1, despite not quite ready, expecting no response over 4th weekend. But Monday got great offer from out...
06-26-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 22,687
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-21-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,677
Posted By nlerner

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03-01-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By icemilkcoffee

BTW if you're doing mountain rides, those nice...

BTW if you're doing mountain rides, those nice anodized rims might not be the best option, especially in combination with old single pivot caliper brakes. Anodized rims are more slippery than rims...
02-07-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,549
Posted By gugie

What many of us read... I'm in charge of 8...

What many of us read...

I'm in charge of 8 humans, 44 villas, 25 private pools, 2 communal pools, 3 jacuzzis (hot tubs), 8 hotel rooms, 2 restaurants, a chateau, the health spa (inc. one hot tub...
02-02-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 236,164
Posted By fender1

My current rando set up. ...

My current rando set up.


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12-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,552
Posted By Velo Mule

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3...

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3 speed. I am embarrassed to post a picture among these beauties, but keep in mind that this project in still in it first steps. There will be more to...
09-27-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,626
Posted By Colorado Kid

To answer many of your questions, the reason why...

To answer many of your questions, the reason why I chose to have my LBS do most of the restoring work is because I had cancer. Specifically multiple myeloma. Before the cancer left my body, it...
06-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,927
Posted By con50582

Fixed

gugie got this thing right. A true craftsman and I highly recommend his help if you need a torch with the artist/mechanical knowledge to get you right. Cant thank him enough. ...
06-09-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By Rolla

Pshhht. You guys and your fancy "wrenches" need...

Pshhht. You guys and your fancy "wrenches" need to HTFU.
...
04-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,176
Posted By thumpism

Always glad to spend someone else's money!

Always glad to spend someone else's money!
03-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,176
Posted By Clang

Scapin - $200 (Minneapolis, MN) ...

Scapin - $200 (Minneapolis, MN)

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...
01-24-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,691
Posted By Raleigh71

Thanks! Appreciate the info!

Thanks! Appreciate the info!
12-08-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,643
Posted By Straightblock

Colin Laing track bike Iíve had since 1979. The...

Colin Laing track bike Iíve had since 1979. The original owner drilled it for brakes and had it set up with derailleurs. I had it repainted 30+ ago and got the later Colian decals from Colin Laing a...
12-03-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,101
Posted By Koyote

If you read up, you'll find that the top three...

If you read up, you'll find that the top three choices are the cradle-style hitch-mounted racks from Thule (T2 pro xt2, I think it's called), Kuat Sherpa 2.0, and the 1up models.

They are all...
08-25-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 30,226
Posted By djkashuba

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08-05-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,200
Posted By 79pmooney

My first fix gear ride, the pedals leveled me. ...

My first fix gear ride, the pedals leveled me. Literally. Three oncoming cars. I wanted to pull a left turn. Going ~20. (I was a novice racer). So I coasted, left pedal down. It shot me a...
07-16-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,531
Views: 808,679
Posted By ascherer

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved...

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved version. Prefer black, but any color.

Thanks!
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