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06-14-24, 10:02 PM
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Posted By almico8

Another nice rabbit hole I find myself in! Love...

Another nice rabbit hole I find myself in! Love it. Thanks!!

Found a period owners manual and Raleigh rubber block pedals. Rod brake blocks ordered too.
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06-14-24, 06:26 PM
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Posted By almico8

Bike is home. Already did my first "repair". The...

Bike is home. Already did my first "repair". The drive side shifter wasn't working when I picked it up. The seller was surprised and when I looked at the linkage I found the whatsis shaft unscrewed...
06-14-24, 02:03 PM
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Posted By almico8

Well, it’s mine. Needs more than a little work....

Well, it’s mine. Needs more than a little work. Brakes, speeds, etc. $100 for a project I need like a hole in the head, but I think it will be fun. When I get home, I’ll check back in for sources of...
06-14-24, 07:08 AM
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Posted By almico8

I'm finally bonafide on the forum and can post...

I'm finally bonafide on the forum and can post pics. . Here are some of the '69 Raleigh Tourist I'm looking at. I'm by no means an expert in anything, let alone "English racers". I'm just an old guy...
06-13-24, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Ditto1958

I’m 65 and remember fondly those “English...

I’m 65 and remember fondly those “English racers”- our name for them where I grew up. Sadly I never owned one, but I did get to ride a few. They were very nice to ride. I think the current market for...
06-10-24, 04:30 PM
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Posted By swampyankee2

I'm very tempted to pick up a Rudge 3 speed that...

I'm very tempted to pick up a Rudge 3 speed that looks to be in decent shape, if the pics on FB Marketplatz can be trusted. Although not a "hand" chainwheel, it has rust free rims and decent patina....
06-10-24, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Velo Mule

You gotta love that Stronglight crank on a...

You gotta love that Stronglight crank on a Gitane. Like bread and chocolate. And the modern touch platform pedals look like they match the decals. Why get a new bike? This is so much better. ...
06-10-24, 09:19 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I haven't been on in a while but reading this...

I haven't been on in a while but reading this thread is the best. Done a small amount of commuting. When I don't need to tow a trailer the aw hub is a common mode for me. Also my girlfriend and I...
06-04-24, 11:20 PM
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Posted By skye

Last helmet I bought was 30 years ago.

Last helmet I bought was 30 years ago.
06-04-24, 09:37 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

It does look like some of the Aberdale models...

It does look like some of the Aberdale models offered in the 1930s. Aberdale moved to London in February 1934, as per their 1934 catalogue. Aberdale's output in 1933 was increased substantially over...
06-04-24, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Its not there yet! For one thing, the wheels are...

Its not there yet! For one thing, the wheels are not right and are much later- the rear wheel from the 1970s at least.
I restored a 1935 Raleigh. It took 8 years. Finding information on prewar...
06-04-24, 08:06 AM
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Posted By WaveyGravey

Not as a matter of routine. Replace only when...

Not as a matter of routine. Replace only when necessary.
05-26-24, 03:18 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Pretty quiet day. Running the SOMA on appropriate...

Pretty quiet day. Running the SOMA on appropriate trails along the San Pablo bay....
05-26-24, 11:18 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride Mt. Fuji view point hmmm ...

Weekend rec ride

Mt. Fuji view point
hmmm
but wind was cool and nice, I didn't feel like riding fast....
05-26-24, 04:58 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Cherubim touring bike in America, I can't believe...

Cherubim touring bike in America, I can't believe it:thumb:
I haven't seen one for 40 years in Japan, hahaha.

Thanks for sharing the pics, rccardr.
05-24-24, 02:50 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

There is an urban forest area with multi use...

There is an urban forest area with multi use paths not too far and I ride through there ever so often .

I stopped at one of the entrances today for a couple pics of my Austro Daimler Puch.
...
05-23-24, 09:37 PM
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Posted By Bergz

Short ride on a miserable cold day... ...

Short ride on a miserable cold day...
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Not my driveway.... leaves almost...
05-23-24, 12:28 PM
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Posted By MCHunt

Mt Diablo on the Steve Rex

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05-21-24, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jackbombay

My 1982 Miyata needs that exact treatment!

My 1982 Miyata needs that exact treatment!
05-21-24, 04:51 PM
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Posted By djimb

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05-21-24, 11:22 AM
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Posted By MCHunt

Carquinez Scenic Highway

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TSX Lemond today
05-21-24, 08:46 AM
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Posted By EJM73

Not much scenery to look at just planted soybean...

Not much scenery to look at just planted soybean fields. Took the track bike out in heavy winds and too high of a gear ratio. Painful!...
05-21-24, 08:04 AM
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Posted By scozim

Living vicariously as I try to get some back...

Living vicariously as I try to get some back issues that are resulting in numb feet sorted out. Keep the great photos coming.
05-21-24, 07:37 AM
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Posted By djimb

Happy Birthday! I hope to be pushing the same...

Happy Birthday! I hope to be pushing the same kind of mileage when I'm pushing the same kind of years!
05-20-24, 11:37 PM
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Posted By jim dandy

Birthday Ride …

Yesterday was my 80th. birthday. So, put in 80 kilometers today at White Rock Lake, using the Kestrel. Not bad for an old man …
JD, Dallas...
05-20-24, 04:20 PM
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Posted By ExPatTyke

Another Audax ride on the P10 Talisman last...

Another Audax ride on the P10 Talisman last weekend, a DIY 200k this time. Left home early to make the most of quiet roads, then a run into Bristol and onto the Cotswolds. Then down into Bath...
05-20-24, 11:57 AM
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Posted By fender1

15 mile shakedown ride on this 1962 Paramount. ...

15 mile shakedown ride on this 1962 Paramount.

Had to work through a shifting issue and some issues with brakes.

Nice riding bike.
...
05-20-24, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Curtis Odom

Newly Built Three Speeder

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Newly built and getting ridden, three speed Path Racer:
05-19-24, 02:54 PM
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Posted By abshipp

Last week I had to stay late at work a few days,...

Last week I had to stay late at work a few days, so on Friday I found myself with a bit of an unexpected early release from work. Having done a reasonably hard workout the night before on my road...
05-18-24, 06:23 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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05-18-24, 05:50 PM
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Posted By ascherer

Always happy to connect with noglider for a ride...

Always happy to connect with noglider for a ride and today was no exception. Not a long ride but a really enjoyable one. Only one picture along the way, where Tom showed me a local swimming hole:...
05-16-24, 08:37 PM
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Posted By sunburst

Thanks for that source, I will bookmark it. When...

Thanks for that source, I will bookmark it. When I googled that part, that did not show up. Search has so much room to improve. Hope AI achieves that.

Anyway, fixed it with the loose bearings. Got...
05-16-24, 08:13 AM
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Posted By tcs

"Weight" is a rating, not an actual numerical...

"Weight" is a rating, not an actual numerical viscosity measurement.

Sunburst said they used GEAR oil. GEAR oil viscosity is measured at a different temperature than MOTOR oil - cylinder walls...
05-15-24, 07:06 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

Whether the bike received a chain case depends on...

Whether the bike received a chain case depends on which model within the Dawn family of bikes and when it was made.
05-15-24, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Panurgist

[QUOTE][A Raleigh DL-1 on Long Island. A bit...

[QUOTE][A Raleigh DL-1 on Long Island. A bit rusty, but the price helps soften that some.

Vintage Raleigh Rod Brake - Craigslist Long Island...
05-15-24, 06:15 PM
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Posted By jackbombay

I love it when people trash talk 3 speeds, I...

I love it when people trash talk 3 speeds, I mention that my longest rides was 205 miles with 14,000' of climbing, 16 hours of clock time, 14 hours rolling time, on a sturmey archer 3 speed equipped...
05-15-24, 06:01 PM
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Posted By sunburst

Sturmey-Archer bearing cage?

I've already posted this to the mechanics forum, but answers are more likely to come from this group.

I was gifted a Royal Scot (made by Raleigh?) 3-speed and it immediately became my favorite...
05-15-24, 10:52 AM
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Posted By branko_76

. I found this in a thrift store a while...

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I found this in a thrift store a while ago, I didn't need it.

I'm more interested in 1970's 10 speeds, but I had to have the bell....
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05-14-24, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Velo Mule

Raleigh DL-1

A Raleigh DL-1 on Long Island. A bit rusty, but the price helps soften that some.

Vintage Raleigh Rod Brake - Craigslist Long Island...
05-14-24, 04:17 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I was able to get in a long ride today (at least...

I was able to get in a long ride today (at least long for me) of 40 miles on my 1982 Trek 614.

​​​​​​700cx38's smooth tread Panaracer Gravel Kings barely squeeze in there but they provide a nice...
05-13-24, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Ged117

Went for a pleasant couple of hours along the...

Went for a pleasant couple of hours along the Rideau River to meet the Ottawa River and then parts east and back again through the city. These things ride nicely. ...
05-03-24, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Chombi1

From the looks of it, these Gipiemme shifters are...

From the looks of it, these Gipiemme shifters are basically Simplex Retrofrictions. Gippiemme had sourced a lot of its components from Simplex back then, so it woupd not be surprising if they made...
05-02-24, 05:52 PM
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Posted By AD-SLE

Thank you all for your encouragement. She even...

Thank you all for your encouragement. She even got a bath today and a bit of polish just to see how good or bad the patina would be. Tough paint but plenty of scrapes and scratches. But I get ahead...
05-02-24, 05:34 PM
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Posted By ehcoplex

Oh, do it- try uprights on it! I'm in a similar...

Oh, do it- try uprights on it! I'm in a similar spot with a '69 PX-10 that's a tad too small for me- but I want to keep it, so I'm going to give uprights a try. Of course, I've got to finish...
05-02-24, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Hproduguidon

Equipe Gitane pro ...

Equipe Gitane pro
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05-01-24, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Prowler

Oh, how boring as I rode the SRT again, but this...

Oh, how boring as I rode the SRT again, but this was the day I'd been waiting for since Thanksgiving. We've been greening up nicely here, grass growing, temps warming, rain getting back to normal but...
05-01-24, 03:11 PM
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Posted By AD-SLE

Need some wisdom. Where would l find a...

Need some wisdom. Where would l find a replacement fork? Yes, I need the steering tube length. Wheels good. Bike a good size as a commuter which my son is doing in Portsmouth NH. Wanting some tips or...
04-30-24, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Oldairhead

Rain in Salem Oregon did not detract from the...

Rain in Salem Oregon did not detract from the local metric century ride! Bike is an 81 Raleigh Competition GS on it's first distance ride.
...
04-29-24, 06:05 PM
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Posted By MaxKatt

Google “cape cod canal bike fishing” images. ...

Google “cape cod canal bike fishing” images. Tons of set-ups. I have one.
04-29-24, 04:12 PM
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Views: 862
Posted By SoCaled

I just came from another thread to share the...

I just came from another thread to share the same, thanks to squirtdad
Original - https://www.ebay.com/itm/176322851901? - As cool as it looks, all accounts seem to say it was a bad idea and not...
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