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02-25-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By 52telecaster

I do the same with a file. These hubs are...

I do the same with a file. These hubs are wonderful opportunities to explore different gearings. You will need two chain whips.
02-25-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By 52telecaster

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Railroad bridge in East Peoria IL. Just off the bike trail....
02-25-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 36,901
Posted By 52telecaster

While there is no shame in walking and I have...

While there is no shame in walking and I have done it many times while touring. A low gear is always easier to me. With a stiff climb and plenty of load it's amazing how slow you can balance.
02-25-24, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By 52telecaster

Golden boy is right! If your worried about flats...

Golden boy is right! If your worried about flats get whatever extra protection the current paselas advertises. Protite I think is the latest. The tires still feel great but you have some extra...
02-25-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By 52telecaster

Great looking ride man!

Great looking ride man!
02-25-24, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By 52telecaster

That's quite unclever actually. I drilled a hole...

That's quite unclever actually. I drilled a hole in the rack....
02-25-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By 52telecaster

Love the mafacs

Love the mafacs
02-25-24, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By 52telecaster

Sorry for your loss but that is a wonderful bike.

Sorry for your loss but that is a wonderful bike.
02-24-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,044
Posted By 52telecaster

It's all about the education, which isn't free....

It's all about the education, which isn't free. Such a blast figuring stuff out though!
02-24-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 523,679
Posted By 52telecaster

I have since moved that bike along. No real...

I have since moved that bike along. No real reason other than I have too many bikes and somebody wanted one.
02-24-24, 01:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,335
Posted By 52telecaster

Outstanding. Thankyou!

Outstanding. Thankyou!
02-24-24, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By 52telecaster

I put together a Gitane Tour De France with some...

I put together a Gitane Tour De France with some sturmey archer parts and have been adjusting and modifying the build as I ride with my girlfriend. ...
02-23-24, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 440
Posted By 52telecaster

The one that's the right size.

The one that's the right size.
02-21-24, 05:06 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

It's a Raleigh but l have one of these. As nice...

It's a Raleigh but l have one of these. As nice as a similar Raleigh and a cool head badge. I also have a triumph racing frameset in 531 with the triumph badge. Another great Raleigh bike.
02-21-24, 11:49 AM
02-21-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,496
Posted By 52telecaster

My sister has that hub on a bike. Really an...

My sister has that hub on a bike. Really an excellent hub.
02-21-24, 09:34 AM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By 52telecaster

Gugie sold me the pair he used for the braze ones...

Gugie sold me the pair he used for the braze ones on my bike. It's why I like em now!
02-20-24, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By 52telecaster

That is a tad crowded.

That is a tad crowded.
02-20-24, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By 52telecaster

Keep the vids coming too.

Keep the vids coming too.
02-20-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

Havnt hit that one for a couple years but it's...

Havnt hit that one for a couple years but it's always fun.
02-20-24, 01:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,853
Posted By 52telecaster

Probably only ten years old but tshirts I like...

Probably only ten years old but tshirts I like get worn out eventually....
02-20-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

It's a rumor. I enjoy rubbing elbows with bicycle...

It's a rumor. I enjoy rubbing elbows with bicycle junkies but l can quite anytime I want ...
02-20-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

My gf and I go once in a great while to those...

My gf and I go once in a great while to those gatherings and there are plenty of deals to be had but mostly I just find it interesting to see the huge variety in vintage bike crap. Good, bad or...
02-20-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

ciclista_pazza next time you move there are going...

ciclista_pazza next time you move there are going to be several bikes to deal with!
02-20-24, 08:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,496
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm no help but that looks real cool!

I'm no help but that looks real cool!
02-20-24, 12:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

Preach it brother!

Preach it brother!
02-19-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By 52telecaster

I'd love to have a couple of sets.

I'd love to have a couple of sets.
02-19-24, 06:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

We are here to enable!

We are here to enable!
02-19-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By 52telecaster

I found cr18s pretty useful in these situations....

I found cr18s pretty useful in these situations. Wide enough to make t a little easier. Mine was a 720 and extremely fun to ride.
02-19-24, 05:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

You'd have so little in it that if you don't like...

You'd have so little in it that if you don't like it, donation wouldn't hurt too bad. I often buy bikes and get them running just to see if I would like them. If I don't I give them to someone who...
02-19-24, 05:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

Actually the other bike might be cool to buy and...

Actually the other bike might be cool to buy and gradually work on now. Of course this is the thought process of the addicted!
02-19-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

Congratulations! If you ride it enough, no bike...

Congratulations! If you ride it enough, no bike is too expensive.
02-19-24, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm with you on that for sure. I usually use...

I'm with you on that for sure. I usually use portuer bars to get there, arthritis is real! Congratulations on the paramount man....
02-19-24, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By 52telecaster

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Last pic I swear.
02-19-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By 52telecaster

That is some serious stem extension. I thought I...

That is some serious stem extension. I thought I was the king of upright!
02-19-24, 01:45 PM
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Views: 4,434,365
Posted By 52telecaster

I make a lot of moves like that.... ...

I make a lot of moves like that....
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45-22 is feeling pretty...
02-19-24, 11:40 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 135,564
Posted By 52telecaster

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Heathkit version of Valencias. 8 ohm with refurbished crossovers....
02-19-24, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By 52telecaster

nlerner, that's excellent! I have a pro 650b...

nlerner, that's excellent! I have a pro 650b conversion and they adapt so well. Also thinking about using a strong light 93 on my tour de france three speed. I have a 45 tooth ring too. What rear cog...
02-19-24, 02:51 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 135,564
Posted By 52telecaster

​​​​​​Looks fabulous

​​​​​​Looks fabulous
02-18-24, 08:59 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By 52telecaster

I would bet that's a 23.5" no matter what seller...

I would bet that's a 23.5" no matter what seller says.
02-17-24, 01:54 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,867
Posted By 52telecaster

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Something like this is safe and easy for smaller hands. Velo...
02-17-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

What you spend isn't nearly as important as...

What you spend isn't nearly as important as whether or not you ride it regularly. I love that your bike is your major transportation mode!
02-16-24, 11:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,648
Posted By 52telecaster

I also think that's a pretty good deal. The...

I also think that's a pretty good deal. The letour and traveler changed a lot over the years. The steel got better over time. Double butted 4130 is hard to find in a mixte. If you can persevere...
02-16-24, 11:30 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By 52telecaster

They are extremely good brakes.

They are extremely good brakes.
02-16-24, 11:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,481
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm so glad this post was made, I thought it was...

I'm so glad this post was made, I thought it was me getting worse at patching tubes. Thanks for all the great advice!
02-16-24, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By 52telecaster

I have always enjoyed French Reynolds bikes. It's...

I have always enjoyed French Reynolds bikes. It's probably mostly in my head but Moto, Peugeot and now Gitane all seem to make for sweet rides. They really glide well. Not sure I ever plane on them...
02-16-24, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By 52telecaster

It's not much different and in fact the gitane is...

It's not much different and in fact the gitane is wider by a hair. It may have been massaged before, the frameset is pretty rough looking. Anyway, I flipped the anti rotation washers over and it went...
02-16-24, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 608
Posted By 52telecaster

Gitane rat rod...

I've had this tour de france frameset for over a year and lately been picking up completely rusted out bikes for their sturmey archer hubs and associated parfenalia. Turns out if they look horrible...
02-16-24, 12:30 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 135,564
Posted By 52telecaster

I have two hifi systems. Both had dual turntables...

I have two hifi systems. Both had dual turntables but now both have dual 1229 turntables. I bought a nonworking 1229 and got it running. The music room has 1229-dynaco-pas2-dynaco st35-altec lansing...
02-15-24, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By 52telecaster

All I can say is I've been buying rusted heaps...

All I can say is I've been buying rusted heaps for the sturmey archer hardware lately. If it's 36 hole and has an aw I offer 25$. It's amazing how often I get these bikes. I now have three three...
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