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12-08-23, 08:54 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By arex

'74 Raleigh Sports frame, aluminum seatpost,...

'74 Raleigh Sports frame, aluminum seatpost, stem, handlebars, and crank. AW hub, SA bar-end shifter, 700C Sun rims, Continental EcoContact tires. Ultegra brake levers, Weinmann centerpull brakes....
12-08-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By bwilli88

Gugie grabbed this one for me in Portland and...

Gugie grabbed this one for me in Portland and worked some gugificazion on it....
Forum: Touring
12-08-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,977
Posted By abdon

Any way that puts you on a bike to spend time in...

Any way that puts you on a bike to spend time in the wider world is the right way to do it. Spend the night out and you are touring. But heck that's just what I call it. If it makes you happy to call...
12-07-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By retroshifter

I had a similar thought about a 3 spd on a more...

I had a similar thought about a 3 spd on a more "sporty" bike, but instead of a path racer or drop bar bike, I added a modern SA 3 hub to my Trek "Scorcher" that used to be a single speed. This is...
12-07-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By nlerner

For that bike I show the top-tube shifter above,...

For that bike I show the top-tube shifter above, I went with a modern S-A SRC3 hub: 3-speed w/ coaster brake. It works really well.
...
12-06-23, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By USAZorro

Or you could mount it in front of the cable...

Or you could mount it in front of the cable guides and have a Grand Spot. :innocent:

Really, this concept goes back to the earlier days of British Club riding. It's much easier to source a more...
12-06-23, 06:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By nlerner

With a little bit of filing, you can also install...

With a little bit of filing, you can also install that shifter on the top tube, a la the quadrant style shifters:

...
12-05-23, 11:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By Jeff Wills

I bought a Schwinn Super Sport which was missing...

I bought a Schwinn Super Sport which was missing its rear wheel. Me being me, I built new 700C wheels with a Sunrace-SA 3-speed rear hub and put all aluminum parts on it. Itís a nice town ride.
...
12-05-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By ascherer

I was riding a 1966 Raleigh Sports for urban...

I was riding a 1966 Raleigh Sports for urban commuting and errands. I loved it but it was too small and I had the same idea of building a lighter, sportier version of the Sports. This is a 1971...
12-05-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By mrv

Miyata OneThousand

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another 2spd kickback hub.
should be up for sale soon. Just got to over come...
12-05-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By aceves

A little different concept is my Sturmey Archer...

A little different concept is my Sturmey Archer S2 hub on my path racer. No cables needed, just switch gears with a quick back pedal. Just thought I'd throw it out there. I have posted this bike on...
12-05-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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This is my '75 Schwinn Voyageur II. It has a early '50s AM hub which...
12-05-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By nlerner

A very different approach is to go 3x1: ...

A very different approach is to go 3x1:

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12-05-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By JohnDThompson

I have a Sturmey-Archer S3X hub on one of my...

I have a Sturmey-Archer S3X hub on one of my fixed gear bikes. It's fairly light, ~23#; much lighter than my Raleigh Superbe 3-speed (~36#).
...
12-05-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By tcs

There's the fitness/geography question as to...

There's the fitness/geography question as to whether you'll want an AW, AM or S3X hub.

I've owned this Mike Melton 531 for 43 years. Here it is with a War Years (undated) AW and a modern SA bar...
Forum: Touring
12-02-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,977
Posted By tcs

One of the travelog writers @ bikepacking.com...

One of the travelog writers @ bikepacking.com apologized to her readers for using panniers. :roflmao2:

Fred Birchmore, 'round the world 1935~36:
...
11-24-23, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By Small cog

This is my current favourite three speed, not for...

This is my current favourite three speed, not for the purist it is something of a restomod, a 1950 Raleigh Lenton that was picked up from the scrap pile at my local bike shop, my friend who owns the...
11-22-23, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By cjefferds

And here is my 3 speed contribution. 1969. ...

And here is my 3 speed contribution. 1969.
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11-19-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 971
Posted By IdahoBrett

A bit of time was spent on spit n polish today....

A bit of time was spent on spit n polish today. Itís rideable but the brake pads are scary hard, so I kept it under 10 mph.
...
11-16-23, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

Cleaned and refurbished this 1957 Schwinn...

Cleaned and refurbished this 1957 Schwinn Traveler 3 speed recently. It's a nice companion to the 1959 Traveler I rebuilt back in the summer. I might get a shakedown ride or two on it, but serious...
11-07-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

Recently refurbished 1957 Schwinn Traveler three...

Recently refurbished 1957 Schwinn Traveler three speed. This one is from a brief period in the 1950s when Schwinn used simpler frame graphics. The graphics were ahead of their time in that they would...
11-05-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By Sedgemop

Beautiful bike, as usual. Hope you got to break...

Beautiful bike, as usual. Hope you got to break the speed limit just a little.
11-05-23, 06:48 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By zookster

It has drum brakes front and rear, no dynohub. ...

It has drum brakes front and rear, no dynohub. The bottle generator and headlight still work, but having trouble getting it to maintain sufficient pressure on the tire to operate. I have tried...
11-05-23, 04:41 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By Cyclespanner

That would have been £1 2/6 back then. 2/6' was...

That would have been £1 2/6 back then.
2/6' was a Half Crown (Two Shillings and Six Pence)

Coins at that time were ('Change')
Farthing = 1/4 of a penny = 1/4d
Half Penny - 'ha'penny' = 1/2d...
11-03-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

Late season ride - Raleigh Model 35 light...

Late season ride - Raleigh Model 35 light roadster.
...
10-31-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By 1989Pre

Not mine: '35 Rudge All Weather ...

Not mine: '35 Rudge All Weather

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10-31-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

Around here you need two working brakes. I wish...

Around here you need two working brakes. I wish we had flat, smooth roads and more bike-friendly roads, but we have what we have. We have roads and multi-use paths, each with their own issues.

On...
10-16-23, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By Cyclespanner

Posted elsewhere on the forum 'Raleigh Chiltern...

Posted elsewhere on the forum 'Raleigh Chiltern Find') but no harm introducing myself/bike on this venerable thread?

Here's my recent purchase....a 1991 Raleigh 'Chiltern'.
It is absolutely mint;...
10-15-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By thumpism

And 27" wheels, making it somewhat easier to go...

And 27" wheels, making it somewhat easier to go with alloys. We all have a spare front alloy wheel plus a matching rim with spokes for the rear, right?
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$50...
10-11-23, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By Sedgemop

Couple of Superbes in need of rescue.Raleigh...

Couple of Superbes in need of rescue.Raleigh Nottingham Bikes 1970s $100 Ithaca, MI
Facebook MI Superbes...
09-19-23, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By rjhammett

Picked up this Raleigh Space Rider from a fellow...

Picked up this Raleigh Space Rider from a fellow BF member a couple days ago. I cleaned it all up, polished it, put on new tires and added the basket. In a few years my granddaughter will be big...
Forum: Touring
09-15-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 396,652
Posted By bharrisonb

My favorite photo from my cross country bike tour...

My favorite photo from my cross country bike tour ( NYC to Vancouver, BC) in 1979 (http://ccbt1979.blogspot.com/). In Wyoming , after climbing / descending the Big Horn Mountains.
...
08-22-23, 09:35 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By tungsten

That is f'n beautiful. And interesting it's...

That is f'n beautiful. And interesting it's fillet brazed (All the very early Rockys were fillet brazed. A lotta' work!) instead of capillary brazed w/lugs. Although I see the seat/top wasn't filed...
08-22-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

This 1959 Schwinn tall frame came as a bike core...

This 1959 Schwinn tall frame came as a bike core to me - frame, fork, and chain guard. The fork needed a little straightening at the steerer tube. The Park HTS-1 can be adapted as a fork pusher in at...
08-11-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,665
Posted By sloar

Done for now, loving it. ...

Done for now, loving it.
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08-02-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By thumpism

Nice Sturmey 5-speed for $175 in CT. ...

Nice Sturmey 5-speed for $175 in CT.

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08-01-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By SirMike1983

Got this 1949 Raleigh Clubman in tourist...

Got this 1949 Raleigh Clubman in tourist configuration back on the road. Went for a nice ride last night. It's very lively and light weight - a lot of fun to ride. The Dunlop aluminum Westrick rims...
08-01-23, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By randyjawa

Just for laughs. For twenty bucks, this Peugeot...

Just for laughs. For twenty bucks, this Peugeot came home with me during a weekend "yard sale". Can't remember what happened to the bike or the bags. I do remember NOT liking the hard case bags at...
07-31-23, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Roger M

I just did an overnight camping trip with my old...

I just did an overnight camping trip with my old Cannondale panniers. The work just fine, but I'll probably upgrade to modern bags for any future camping trips.
...
07-31-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Velo Mule

Wide World of Sports Handlebar Bag

While I am stretching things a bit because this is not a pannier, I think it is interesting. I got this in the '70's from a family friend who's husband was a cameraman for ABC sports. I am surprised...
07-30-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Chuckk

Over the last 30 years I've always picked up good...

Over the last 30 years I've always picked up good condition packs at garage sales.
I think they either get used once, or used until they fall apart....
07-29-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By drpaddle

I love Eclipse bags and still have a couple sets...

I love Eclipse bags and still have a couple sets I bought new. Here's a 650b conversion I made a couple years ago for a tour in the Selkirk range sporting my bags from much earlier. Love the mounting...
07-29-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Pompiere

The springs and spacers look like the inserts to...

The springs and spacers look like the inserts to change a Zefal Pump from Schreder to Presta valves, parts 4, 5, and 6 in the picture....
07-29-23, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Pompiere

I have revived some really sad looking bags and...

I have revived some really sad looking bags and made them look like new by washing them in a front-load washing machine. First, remove as much of the hardware and stiffeners as possible. If the...
07-28-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By The Golden Boy

I used to be obsessed with Cannondale panniers...

I used to be obsessed with Cannondale panniers and bags.

This is a Trestle handlebar bag, a Toot seat bag, Caboose rack bag, Overland rear panniers and Shuttle front panniers
...
07-28-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By tcs

Eclipse rack and Eclipse adapters on Blackburn...

Eclipse rack and Eclipse adapters on Blackburn rack for Eclipse proprietary mounting:
...
07-28-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By Pompiere

Voyageur was Schwinn's brand for all their...

Voyageur was Schwinn's brand for all their touring accessories back then. My wife has a Voyageur rack on one of her bikes, I have a Voyageur wedge bag, Voyageur commuting panniers, and I have seen...
07-27-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By bikemig

They made Eclipse panniers with hooks and a...

They made Eclipse panniers with hooks and a strap. I have a set of smaller Eclipses like that in red that I use as commuter bags.
...
07-27-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By zookster

My recent addition to the stable. 1963 Raleigh...

My recent addition to the stable. 1963 Raleigh Roadster.


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07-15-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,239
Posted By 1989Pre

I rode a little under seventeen miles today,...

I rode a little under seventeen miles today, pretty flat territory, over-cast with a slight mist, warm, humid. I'm glad I was on a bike and not out in the woods, battling mosquitoes....
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