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05-19-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 28,271
Posted By OTS

My Townie.urban rider. Inspired by 52telecaster...

My Townie.urban rider.
Inspired by 52telecaster and his hybrid gearing, I built up this Raleigh International frame as such.
Early on, years ago, I searched for about 18 months before I found a...
05-17-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,637,706
Posted By OTS

Vintage Raleigh Superbe 3-speed Bikes - $750...

Vintage Raleigh Superbe 3-speed Bikes - $750 (Danville, Illinois) https://chambana.craigslist.org/bik/d/danville-vintage-raleigh-superbe-speed/7484351744.html
...
05-09-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 795
Posted By OTS

Well thought out, purposeful build, a lot to love...

Well thought out, purposeful build, a lot to love there.
Glad to see"Best Friend Bike" back and on the road again.
Congrats, now get out and enjoy it !
04-27-22, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By OTS

Both valid posts above, agree with Doug & agree...

Both valid posts above, agree with Doug & agree with 52, a shorter reach if your using a Technomic will change the “LOOK” and I have done that in builds.
Very personal choice of course..
I prefer...
03-20-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By OTS

Let me be the first. Congrats. You did a...

Let me be the first.
Congrats.
You did a first rate job and it's a beauty.
I now first hand how difficult it can be to source parts from that time period and it can become a real rabbit hole for...
03-02-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,605
Posted By OTS

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/tn_img_3006_57cdec2f3136a6ad018ab83c54e4307c5f810713.jpg...
02-26-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,351
Posted By OTS

Just finished this build a 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

Just finished this build a 1951-52 Sun Manxman frame /fork to a road bike.
A temporary stop while I figure out fenders and a suitable saddle bag.
...
02-26-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By OTS

Rims are Velocity Synergy

Rims are Velocity Synergy
02-26-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By OTS

Thanks, chainring is 48T. This one is a rider and...

Thanks, chainring is 48T. This one is a rider and a keeper. As far a s the shifter boss is concerned, I had read some not so great accounts about the Benelux, and of course decided to go Campy Gran...
02-25-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By OTS

Gregory, thank you and thanks for the kind offer....

Gregory, thank you and thanks for the kind offer.
PM sent.
02-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By OTS

1951-52 Sun Manxman road bike

This my 1951-52 Sun Manxman. This frame/fork is no stranger to the forums. It was first offered for sale by redcaymatt in October of 2015. I inquired about it then, and it was eventually purchased by...
02-16-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,964
Posted By OTS

My sympathies to you and your family as well.

My sympathies to you and your family as well.
02-06-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,964
Posted By OTS

PM sent I'm in unless the weather doesn't...

PM sent
I'm in unless the weather doesn't cooperate.
Looking forward to it.
02-02-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By OTS

You are correct, technically I stand corrected. ...

You are correct, technically I stand corrected.
mea culpa
01-31-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,351
Posted By OTS

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/322x600/tn_img_2851_522fdbda64d63ab5b665bbf039db1494befc5c77.jpg...
12-30-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By OTS

I agree that good touch up is really difficult. ...

I agree that good touch up is really difficult.
It is not only finding a good color match, it's good prep and then meticulous application of said paint.
Way above my pay grade.
My hat is off to...
12-25-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By OTS

PM sent on kick stands

PM sent on kick stands
12-25-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,718
Posted By OTS

Started out as a rider, daily work commute of...

Started out as a rider, daily work commute of less than 10 miles round trip.
Took some local community college adult learning classes on wrenching and built up a single speed that is still a...
12-21-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By OTS

Unless you were or are planning to strip paint...

Unless you were or are planning to strip paint from the bike with hand sanding in an enclosed space,
I'm not sure that handling the bike with leaded or unleaded paint will make much difference.
12-12-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By OTS

Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid for this winter. ...

Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid for this winter.
Fendered, Dynamo, and Moose Mitts.
Moose Mitts are a must as I suffer from Raynaud's phenomenon or syndrome.
Suntour components seem to be up to the task...
12-11-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By OTS

Nicely done non-fixie Can you take a side shot...

Nicely done non-fixie
Can you take a side shot of the front (full fork and bars) ?
Thanks
12-07-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 823,225
Posted By OTS

5 speed TDC freewheel from eom and GB Hiduminium...

5 speed TDC freewheel from eom and GB Hiduminium brakes from the UK to help complete a project.
...
12-07-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By OTS

Thoroughly enjoyed "The Sun and The Rain"...

Thoroughly enjoyed "The Sun and The Rain" article.
I am familiar with some of the towns mentioned in the story.
11-30-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By OTS

I think part of the attraction of Capella "birds...

I think part of the attraction of Capella "birds mouth" lugs is that they were less common and appeared for a shorter time than the Nervex lugs.
Some may prefer the aesthetics.
This information...
11-29-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By OTS

SirMike1983 could probably get you headed in the...

SirMike1983 could probably get you headed in the right direction.
11-28-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By OTS

oneclick verktyg says that these are...

oneclick

verktyg says that these are Triomphe
is that what you are looking for?

Take a look at this thread:
FS: Campy Crankset 170mm...
11-17-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14,682
Views: 3,519,499
Posted By OTS

I have a Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid running the...

I have a Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid running the Suntour XC 7 speed stuff on my fendered dynamo-hubbed winter commuter. Actually once cleaned up, it does a decent job. You might try it before you make...
11-16-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By OTS

PM sent

PM sent
11-04-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,647
Posted By OTS

Wow, beautiful. Great job, I would be very proud...

Wow, beautiful. Great job, I would be very proud to own a bike like that.
10-31-21, 04:15 PM
10-15-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By OTS

I'll take issue with the above statement. I have...

I'll take issue with the above statement. I have thousands and thousand of miles on my C&V "freewheels" and I don't think this is an issue. I wouldn't hesitate to tour on a freewheel and wouldn't...
08-07-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,085
Posted By OTS

Night time is the right time if it's before dawn....

Night time is the right time if it's before dawn.
Typically less traffic (vehicular & pedestrian), light winds (we are a wind farm mecca of sorts ), cooler, quieter,
and for me the best time of the...
07-24-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 68,980
Views: 11,141,107
Posted By OTS

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/willowbro...

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/bik/d/willowbrook-1974-raleigh-supercourse/7352853823.html
I am too far away to facilitate
don't see 531 Mixtes very often
Chicagoland craigslist
1974 Raleigh...
05-27-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8,145
Views: 2,551,994
Posted By OTS

[QUOTE=flangehead;22066081]I bought this from a...

[QUOTE=flangehead;22066081]I bought this from a neighbor and cleaned it up for my daughter to use.

...
05-24-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By OTS

Well done.

Well done.
03-02-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By OTS

I seem to kind of remember ( I'm old) that the...

I seem to kind of remember ( I'm old) that the adjusters in the Simplex delrin downtube shifters fit the brake bridge and if it is the same might also fit your GB Spearpoint.
The above statement...
01-19-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 68,980
Views: 11,141,107
Posted By OTS

This is the delectable "Black Chrome"

This is the delectable "Black Chrome"
11-22-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 257,638
Posted By OTS

My winter commuter as well. ...

My winter commuter as well.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/img_4372a_2b2709da537a03482232562097224305328193e2.jpg...
10-17-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,543
Posted By OTS

Ah, glad it is in good hands now. That deserves...

Ah, glad it is in good hands now.
That deserves a RESCUE.
10-16-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,543
Posted By OTS

Congrats Good Story....... Happy ending...

Congrats
Good Story.......
Happy ending ........
All's well that ends well......
Can't wait to see the pics.
10-16-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By OTS

Nicely done. thanks for the back story

Nicely done.
thanks for the back story
09-11-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,783
Posted By OTS

Nice

Nice
08-16-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,597
Posted By OTS

Shhhhhhhhhhh ;)

Shhhhhhhhhhh ;)
08-14-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By OTS

I've got one you can use. PM info and I will...

I've got one you can use.
PM info and I will try and get it out tomorrow.
Rick (OTS) OldTenSpeed
07-03-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,320
Posted By OTS

Very nicely done !

Very nicely done !
07-01-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By OTS

FS: 1974 Raleigh International Frame/Fork

I have For Sale a Carlton Workshop 1974 Raleigh International frame and fork.
This is from my experience and the experience of others others a versatile bicycle frame and fork that can be built up...
06-19-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By OTS

@jjhabbs...

@jjhabbs (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/jjhabbs-294121.html)
06-01-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By OTS

Bumpity Bump

Bumpity Bump
05-23-20, 10:47 AM
05-16-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By OTS

FS 80’s Netroh (Large Size) Mountain Bike (Columbus Cromor)

FS 80’s Netroh (Large Size) Mountain Bike (Columbus Cromor)

I am selling this because it is too big for me and I need to generate some funds to complete some builds. What I know about Netroh...
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