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09-22-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 118
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Posted By big chainring

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09-22-22, 06:33 AM
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Views: 445
Posted By big chainring

If Lionel had gone into bike manufacturing....

If Lionel had gone into bike manufacturing. Choo-choo
09-13-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 539
Posted By big chainring

WD-40 cleans and protects. Buffs out to a nice...

WD-40 cleans and protects. Buffs out to a nice shine.
09-11-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By big chainring

Just a few weeks ago I ran into Ron at the...

Just a few weeks ago I ran into Ron at the Winnetka McDonalds, just up the road from his old shop. He looked good and was in good spirits. He had a couple health scares in recent years. We talked and...
09-05-22, 07:17 AM
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Posted By big chainring

Bauer with stunning chromovelta finish. ​​​​ ...

Bauer with stunning chromovelta finish.
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09-04-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,567
Posted By big chainring

I bought a Raleigh Sports three speed at Turin...

I bought a Raleigh Sports three speed at Turin when they were on Sedgewick. Across the street was La Hacienda del Sol restaurant. While waiting for my bike a limo pulled up to La Hacienda and Marty...
09-03-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By big chainring

Manxman Peter Buckley won the '66 Commonwealth...

Manxman Peter Buckley won the '66 Commonwealth Games road race in Jamaica. Perhaps the 1st place eluded to on seat tube sticker. His story is dramatic and tragic.

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09-03-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By big chainring

I've sootted what could be a serial number... 022...

I've sootted what could be a serial number... 022 on non drive dropout.

Also thru a UK site was told the 1st place Commonwealth games would have been in 1966. So this most likely is a 1967 Severn...
09-03-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By big chainring

Viking Severn Valley?

I bought this bike on ebay about 5 yrs ago. For some reason I put it aside for awhile and now have renewed interest in it. I beleive its the top of the line Viking of its day. But what day that is I...
08-27-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By big chainring

28t was about the largest cog a normal short cage...

28t was about the largest cog a normal short cage rear derailleur could handle. Beyond that a touring type long cage derailleur was required.
08-13-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,237
Posted By big chainring

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Gazelle built Grand Prix. Cyclo-cross tubulars, Simple...
08-01-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By big chainring

Micro adjust seatclamp is a tough find these...

Micro adjust seatclamp is a tough find these days. Very nice bike.
08-01-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By big chainring

Trek really expanded its line-up in that time...

Trek really expanded its line-up in that time period. Bianchi had a nice assortment of bikes. And Peugeot made some nice bikes in early 8o's.
07-31-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By big chainring

Cars and Coffee and a Raleigh Super Course

Local cars and coffee event today on my regular bike route. Some amazing cars. And amazing weather. And my amazing Super Course Mk II. ...
07-14-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By big chainring

I'm dealing with this too. A couple things that...

I'm dealing with this too. A couple things that seem to help me. I wear the classic Planet Bike crochet back gloves, and really tighten the velcro closure. Gives a little support. I sometimes ride on...
07-02-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,811
Posted By big chainring

Everyone needs a Merckx orange bike.

Everyone needs a Merckx orange bike.
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Views: 1,263
Posted By big chainring

A friend if mine has a chrome Cinelli similar...

A friend if mine has a chrome Cinelli similar vintage. Its really a spectacular bike. I think $4500 is realistic. Very rare bike.
06-14-22, 09:26 PM
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Views: 205,686
Posted By big chainring

'75 Super Course Mk...

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05-29-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By big chainring

Best to use bronze wool or brass wool. Doesnt...

Best to use bronze wool or brass wool. Doesnt scratch the chrone like steel wool.

Aluminum foil works, is simple and I have it on hand.

Good old Turtle Wax chrome polish works well too.
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05-26-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,053
Posted By big chainring

Originally Posted by Reflector Guy What did bad...

Originally Posted by Reflector Guy
What did bad drivers drive before there were Teslas?

I brake for sunsets and campfires, sometimes for cyclists too. ...
05-16-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By big chainring

I go back and forth with 27" and 700c wheels on...

I go back and forth with 27" and 700c wheels on all my bikes. Fat tires, skinny tires, sew-ups. Use them all and swap them from bike to bike. Been riding a mid 70's Raleigh Super Course with stock 27...
05-15-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,229
Posted By big chainring

This reminds me of a kid at Mikwaukee Super Week...

This reminds me of a kid at Mikwaukee Super Week circa 1977. He was 15-16 yrs old, a Junior from Colorado. With his dark skin I thought he was of Mexican descent. He was terribly shy, slight build,...
05-14-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By big chainring

By Lioyd Park. Not the road down to the beach....

By Lioyd Park. Not the road down to the beach. Southbound on Sheridan from Tower Rd. The last blast, the home stretch, before traffic gets hairy.
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05-14-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By big chainring

52/14 on Saturday morning ride

Glorious day in Chicago area today. Morning ride saw a few brief light showers. Out on my Super Course. Ran into my Guatamalan friend, Jimmy, early in my ride. He was riding with the Filipino group....
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Views: 518
Posted By big chainring

Wow! That bike has some really interesting...

Wow! That bike has some really interesting upgrades. The wheels are super light racing wheels, what I would call time trial wheels. The tires are glued on to that style wheel. Very nicely built bike...
05-10-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By big chainring

Expecting communication with seller/Ebay?

So I find myself with a full set of 1970 Campy NR components and other tidbits from my recent Raleigh Pro Mk l purchase. The Mk l frame unfortunately was bent, and am now looking for a frane to hang...
05-09-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By big chainring

So the hose is inserted in the handle correct?...

So the hose is inserted in the handle correct? Put a 1" sleeve over the hose. Metal, nylon, whatever to extend the length an inch.
05-04-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By big chainring

Very cool. Frejus fan too. Remember very well in...

Very cool. Frejus fan too. Remember very well in 1971-72 my friends and I rode our ten speeds to the local annual Tour of Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn, not too far from you John. The bike de jour was...
05-04-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By big chainring

Check your listing again. A Raleigh with French...

Check your listing again. A Raleigh with French threads**********?
05-03-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By big chainring

Ah. Here we go. Right in front of the shift lever...

Ah. Here we go. Right in front of the shift lever clamp.
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05-03-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By big chainring

Finally the seller responded. Wants the tire...

Finally the seller responded. Wants the tire returned, they pay shipping, and they will refund money for tire. And now they say they have no more stock of this tire which I think is bunk. They also...
05-01-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 460,620
Posted By big chainring

I have a friend that has a huge collection of...

I have a friend that has a huge collection of bikes. He likes original condition, original parts, no mods kind of bikes. I sent the link for this bike to him. I said it looked like it just beeded a...
04-30-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,639
Posted By big chainring

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04-26-22, 06:50 PM
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Views: 460,620
Posted By big chainring

I got one last month. It sat on facebook...

I got one last month. It sat on facebook marketplace all winter. Seller reduced the price by 1/2 and I couldnt resist. Great condition and seller was original owner. Beautiful ride with 27 x 1 1/4...
04-24-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By big chainring

Some info here. ...

Some info here.
https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/classic_builders/bates-cycles/bates-cycles-models-and-frame-numbers/
Pics show Diadrant fork and Cantiflex tubing. The tubing is larger...
04-24-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By big chainring

Wow!!!! 270 miles or so, 5am start time. A true...

Wow!!!! 270 miles or so, 5am start time. A true endurance event.
1964 event on film
https://youtu.be/sQThgOrUt2k
04-22-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By big chainring

Gitane orange is a classic. Love the bike.

Gitane orange is a classic. Love the bike.
04-16-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,095
Posted By big chainring

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The way Dino's roll.
04-14-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,273
Posted By big chainring

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Raphael Team Car. Love it!
04-10-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,362
Posted By big chainring

81 Mercedes 240D 4 wheel disc. 77 VW Westfalia...

81 Mercedes 240D 4 wheel disc.
77 VW Westfalia front disc, drum rear....
04-10-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,362
Posted By big chainring

I dont ride bikes newer than 1975. Euro parts...

I dont ride bikes newer than 1975. Euro parts only. 5 speed freewheels...6 speeds are cheating. Sew-ups preferably. Reynolds 531 or french gaspipe. Centerpull rim brakes for the win.
04-10-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,964
Posted By big chainring

This thread needs pictures.IL...

This thread needs pictures.IL Piratahttps://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/631x838/screenshot_20220410_122220_4cb1845e1cf0f3d5a7624ff70caaeeed4e7fcc74.png
04-08-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,569
Posted By big chainring

I really liked the simplicity of my bike in my...

I really liked the simplicity of my bike in my youth. A folded sew-up strapped to the saddle and a Campy T-wrench in my pocket. Frame fit Silca pump. Thinking of reverting back to that. Nothing beats...
04-01-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By big chainring

Bikes that clean freak me out. Drivetrain looks...

Bikes that clean freak me out. Drivetrain looks completely dry. Cool bike with Viscount brakes no less. Now g​​​​o get it dirty.
03-29-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By big chainring

Classic Rendezvous has some examples. Lugs &...

Classic Rendezvous has some examples.
Lugs & stuff (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/lugs_and_stuff.htm)
03-12-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,409
Posted By big chainring

If the chrome is bad on the pivot bolts I often...

If the chrome is bad on the pivot bolts I often paint them to match the bike. Weinmanns in this case.
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02-20-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,856
Posted By big chainring

Whoa, Italian city bikes? In that case... ...

Whoa, Italian city bikes? In that case...
https://youtu.be/ydrtF45-y-g
02-05-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,725
Posted By big chainring

E-bike camping trailers. Specificly designed...

E-bike camping trailers. Specificly designed trailers with integrated pop up camp tent. Solar panels charge up on board battery to juice up your phone, laptop, lighting, while you ride. Bike trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,697
Posted By big chainring

Could it be as simple as chain hitting frt...

Could it be as simple as chain hitting frt derailleur cage?
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