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08-03-21, 06:30 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Bar ends on porter bars! Plus being slow I don't...

Bar ends on porter bars! Plus being slow I don't shift often.
08-02-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 471
Posted By 52telecaster

V.o. porter bars with the 23.8 inside diameter...

V.o. porter bars with the 23.8 inside diameter are what I use with barcons....
08-02-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By 52telecaster

love to see a pic of it.

love to see a pic of it.
08-01-21, 10:19 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

smokin' deal!

smokin' deal!
07-31-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,293
Posted By 52telecaster

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Miyata 912. Definitely set up full touring here.
07-31-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 63,099
Views: 9,630,966
Posted By 52telecaster

probably more should have gotten away from my...

probably more should have gotten away from my house.
07-31-21, 11:16 AM
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Views: 9,630,966
Posted By 52telecaster

I was in Minneapolis a couple of years ago and...

I was in Minneapolis a couple of years ago and the place was crawling with old three speeds. Cool town!
07-30-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24,829
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Posted By 52telecaster

1035116 is the serial number I am seeing on my...

1035116 is the serial number I am seeing on my triumph....
if I'm not mistaken this would roughly indicate 1970. Sounds reasonable....
07-30-21, 10:22 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

almost everyone prefers a lower gear on them if...

almost everyone prefers a lower gear on them if you have any inclines.
07-30-21, 01:53 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

man are you guys helpful. I like the cottered...

man are you guys helpful. I like the cottered crank and I may get a press just to service this one.

I have built many wheels and have several aw hubs to choose from so something will surely work....
07-30-21, 12:36 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

they will probably need a larger rear sprocket...

they will probably need a larger rear sprocket and the need to be close to the right size. If they fit they are great for tooling around the neighborhood.
07-29-21, 06:54 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

It has the eyelets so the bottom bracket must be...

It has the eyelets so the bottom bracket must be the Raleigh spec.
07-29-21, 04:47 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

thank you so much. I was seriously thinking about...

thank you so much. I was seriously thinking about building wheels since these dont match. I have some some 650a sunrims and a 1954 aluminum cased aw. I would also use a modern Dyno hub on front. Does...
07-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,498
Posted By 52telecaster

I ride a mixte now and again... The hub is...

I ride a mixte now and again...
The hub is really just an aw clone but I like how they dress it up to make it look different with the ridges. The one I had worked perfectly.
07-29-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By 52telecaster

I just scored a 23" triumph. Essentially a...

I just scored a 23" triumph. Essentially a Raleigh sports from 1971! Been looking way too long....
07-29-21, 12:54 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I just picked up this 1971 triumph. I would have...

I just picked up this 1971 triumph. I would have been 14 when the hub was made. 2-71. First time I have ever found a reasonably priced English 3 speed in my size.
23" for 35 bucks and while rusty...
07-28-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By 52telecaster

23" Raleigh sports would be very cool to me.

23" Raleigh sports would be very cool to me.
07-28-21, 02:28 PM
07-28-21, 02:26 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

lucky you. 23 works for me but 24 does too in a...

lucky you. 23 works for me but 24 does too in a french fit sort of way. I really love porter or north road bars so all of my bikes kind of look like old English 3 speeds anyway.
07-28-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,498
Posted By 52telecaster

if they were the right size. . I love the version...

if they were the right size. . I love the version of an aw hub those have.
07-28-21, 02:09 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I've tried making a 21 fit but it just doesn't...

I've tried making a 21 fit but it just doesn't satisfy.
07-28-21, 02:06 PM
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Views: 207
Posted By 52telecaster

Bobs tug on my heartstrings.

Bobs tug on my heartstrings.
07-28-21, 02:04 PM
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Views: 3,068,726
Posted By 52telecaster

I was thinking 23. I'll find out tomorrow. Always...

I was thinking 23. I'll find out tomorrow. Always wanted a 3 speed sports that wasn't too small.
07-28-21, 12:31 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Anyone want to hazard a guess on frame size on...

Anyone want to hazard a guess on frame size on this triumph?
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Just a...
07-28-21, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By 52telecaster

I've got one of those and it's currently making a...

I've got one of those and it's currently making a very nice 650b conversion. I needed to dent the inside of the chain stays which I did with a 2" o.d. piece of pipe, a small sledge and an axle...
02-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 253,946
Posted By 52telecaster

I built 2 sets of 650b zac19s. Pretty nice wheels...

I built 2 sets of 650b zac19s. Pretty nice wheels really.
02-09-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By 52telecaster

I can vouch for the grand touring being nice. I...

I can vouch for the grand touring being nice. I have a super touring I love....
02-09-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty man. Nice read.

Ty man. Nice read.
02-01-21, 01:01 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

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Late 70s motobecane super touring.
10-03-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By 52telecaster

I like it without.

I like it without.
10-02-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

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I led a night ride on it tonight and it was lovely. Plenty of give and...
10-02-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,451
Posted By 52telecaster

Awesome trip and beautiful bike.

Awesome trip and beautiful bike.
10-01-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

i always knew it was japanese. It does have some...

i always knew it was japanese. It does have some hallmarks of the raleigh line tho with the rear brake cable guides. Also the suntour mech is very nice. I took a spin again today and i am sure this...
09-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

Took a ride after putting a nicer set of wheels...

Took a ride after putting a nicer set of wheels and a triplizer. Excellent bike. I may do the full russell on this...
09-30-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,613
Posted By 52telecaster

ive used several of the sanyo/Panasonic hubs in...

ive used several of the sanyo/Panasonic hubs in builds. Really excellent hubs fojr the money.
09-29-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

must be an 82. That would make sense with my...

must be an 82. That would make sense with my timeline.
09-29-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,935
Posted By 52telecaster

Suntour barcons and loaded panniers.

Suntour barcons and loaded panniers.
09-29-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

Btw, the stem isnt stuck either!

Btw, the stem isnt stuck either!
09-29-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

i think that was the first year, different decals...

i think that was the first year, different decals and high tensil frame. The next year seems to have gone to better frame material and subtler graphics. Or maybe the reverse but I am sure they werent...
09-29-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

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I was going to buy the bike for another set of barcons....
09-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

Some pics. Seat post isn't stuck! ...

Some pics. Seat post isn't stuck!
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26.8mm...
09-29-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By 52telecaster

grand tourings are much nicer but i was surprised...

grand tourings are much nicer but i was surprised how well moto bikes ride even when they are the low end ones.
09-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

looks like they went velo orange... very cool.

looks like they went velo orange... very cool.
09-28-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

I'll take more in the morning.

I'll take more in the morning.
09-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,434
Posted By 52telecaster

Long lost bike I wanted bitd... Raleigh touring 14

Long lost bike I wanted bitd...

I briefly worked at Illinois Cycle many years ago when i was broke and had a young family. While there I coveted a Raleigh Touring 14. It seemed like a ticket to...
09-27-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By 52telecaster

the spacer is to help with chain alignment. It...

the spacer is to help with chain alignment. It goes on whichever side of the sprocket works best.
09-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By 52telecaster

I pry it on with a screwdriver. It probably has a...

I pry it on with a screwdriver. It probably has a spacer as well.
09-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,752
Posted By 52telecaster

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with...

i just massaged an old schwinn service bike with a basket back in to rideable shape for a friend. It sucks to ride but she was thrilled.
09-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,752
Posted By 52telecaster

My brother gave me a beacon 10 speed of his when...

My brother gave me a beacon 10 speed of his when i was in high school. I rode it everywhere. When i ran accross one at a yard sale i couldnt pull the trigger. All steel components and rims just dont...
09-22-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,250
Posted By 52telecaster

Please move this thread.

Please move this thread.
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