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Posted By ejw

Unable to determine it, it’s in an antique shop.

Unable to determine it, it’s in an antique shop.
09-21-23, 06:37 PM
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Views: 23,502
Posted By ejw

On my 65 Fiorelli… ...

On my 65 Fiorelli…

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09-17-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By ejw

A piece of Americana

A Sears Ted Williams 10-Speed, seen in a thrift store. $55.

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08-18-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By ejw

Since the bearings are caged, and I needed to...

Since the bearings are caged, and I needed to adjust the stem anyway, I pulled the forks. SN B705.
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08-18-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By ejw

The best I can resolve the SN. The paint has a...

The best I can resolve the SN. The paint has a clear over it, and the decals as well....
08-11-23, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By ejw

I used their Universal Mod 68 pad inserts on my...

I used their Universal Mod 68 pad inserts on my Universal Mod 61 shells 👍 If you’ve got fitment questions, Cool Stop’s Customer Service is amazing.
08-11-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 903
Posted By ejw

Just a P12 Detail

Mid 60’s Paramount P12 “Tourer”. Still sporting the Gran Sport front derailleur. Just added the Campy Super Light Record(as opposed to the Super Record) pedals, w/Christophe toe clips & straps....
07-06-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By ejw

According to the seller, the paint was by...

According to the seller, the paint was by Waterford.
07-03-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By ejw

Yup, similar to my International. With the P12 I...

Yup, similar to my International. With the P12 I didn’t want to duplicate the International, and the flat bars have better pull…
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07-03-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By ejw

Very, comparable to my Raleigh International,...

Very, comparable to my Raleigh International, also modded to an upright, but using British alloy Tourist Bars. The upright position is easier on the back, and gives one a better field of vision, and...
07-03-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By ejw

The drop bars were removed for reasons of...

The drop bars were removed for reasons of comfort. I’m all ears for stem/handle bar suggestions, would love European items.
07-03-23, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By ejw

My New-Old “City Paramount P12”

City Bike and paved Bike Trail cruiser. Mid-60’s Schwinn Paramount, P12 Touring bike. Bought at the Auburn Bike Show last September. Recent high quality repaint. Standard Campy components, though...
06-24-22, 02:23 PM
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Views: 800
Posted By ejw

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.
06-22-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By ejw

The Most Elegant and Swiftest City Bike?

I found the starting point on eBay. When the 1971 Raleigh International arrived, it’s condition exceeded my expectations. I wanted to stick to period, and as many British/Euro parts as possible… or...
03-17-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By ejw

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration....

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration. Won’t get ridden much, its really a wall hanger. Thx for the tips. There’s a couple threads on it, search the Forum for “The Thrift Store Italian”.
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03-13-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,199
Posted By ejw

Road bike, original. ...

Road bike, original.

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02-28-22, 05:16 PM
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Posted By ejw

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02-24-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By ejw

Safety Check... NOT

Had just purchased… and I’m in the process of converting the Grande Dame of 70’s touring bikes, the Raleigh International, into the ultimate “City Sport Bike”. I had just put on a set of Alloy Dawes...
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
01-17-22, 09:42 AM
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Views: 755
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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01-17-22, 09:40 AM
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Views: 1,769
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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12-18-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By ejw

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Originally purchased from Stone’s Cyclery in...
12-05-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By ejw

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are...

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are early Records. The front, with no slit in the cable stop. In the rear you can see the non-toothed, ball bearinged, steel jockey wheel at the bottom....
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,425
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,424
Posted By ejw

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10-20-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By ejw

Details Details…

Rear dropout on a mid-60’s Fiorelli Road bike.


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10-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,696
Posted By ejw

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t...

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t trash the parts, I was just considering making a vintage looking racer.
10-18-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,696
Posted By ejw

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been...

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been purchased from S. Bellitte & Sons, Jamaica NY... the oldest, continuously owned, same location, bike shop in America. This is based on the bell.
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10-18-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,696
Posted By ejw

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own...

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own it. I may see if they’ll allow me to clean the hub.
10-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,696
Posted By ejw

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying...

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying it. And yes, I would take it to the frame, and stock inverted bars. It’s sitting at a vintage store in Richmond Va. the price is $95. If anyone is...
10-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By ejw

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍
09-22-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,072
Posted By ejw

I’ll give you just one. Today I’ve got 3 bikes...

I’ll give you just one. Today I’ve got 3 bikes over 40 years old, and used to have a classic Paramount in the early 80’s. But at 66 years old, for me, it’s the Raleigh International. Elegant and a...
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