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09-16-21, 12:39 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Also I never use small-small. My main focus is to...

Also I never use small-small. My main focus is to not have big, big destroy anything.
09-16-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By 52telecaster

13-24 must be extremely conservative. It shifts...

13-24 must be extremely conservative. It shifts really well into the 28. I have done some reading and am aware that this is delicate and somewhat valuable. I am pondering putting a suntour on it but...
09-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By 52telecaster

Lovely illustration.

Lovely illustration.
09-16-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By 52telecaster

Huret jubilee capacity question.

My new to me Raleigh competition came with incredibly cool huret derailleurs. It also came with the 3 pin t.a. crank, which due to the scarcity of rings will be repurposed on my super course 3 speed....
09-16-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,843,798
Posted By 52telecaster

the barcons and rack are worth the price.

the barcons and rack are worth the price.
09-15-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

I have little or no pitting. It looks pretty darn...

I have little or no pitting. It looks pretty darn good.
09-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent bike! And great advice on the seat...

Excellent bike! And great advice on the seat tube. Most old bikes and Raleighs in particular seem to have oval seat tubes when I find them. Try to get the slot at the back parallel again. You can do...
09-15-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

Wow you guys are awesome. I typically enjoy...

Wow you guys are awesome. I typically enjoy riding my bikes looking a little rough but I might try to be nicer to this one. I changed cranks and now have a rear wheel with a 6 speed 14-28 freewheel...
09-15-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

thank you. Trying not to do anything dumb with...

thank you. Trying not to do anything dumb with it. I will definitely ride it.
09-14-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

I have no idea. I would guess the wd40 would...

I have no idea. I would guess the wd40 would inhibit rust for a while.
09-14-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

unbelievably quick results!

unbelievably quick results!
09-14-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

that's the one. The saddle is great. B17 narrow....

that's the one. The saddle is great. B17 narrow. I love the huret derailleurs too but the front one wants bigger chainrings than I do.
09-14-21, 06:10 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

first I want to see what I have. I cleaned the...

first I want to see what I have. I cleaned the rust off the forks. I test rode it with some 700c wheels I have which are the same size as the setup set that was on it. Nothing major wrong except the...
09-14-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 386
Posted By 52telecaster

Shining a chrome fork...

I just picked up a 73 Raleigh competition in pretty original if kind of rough shape. I was worried about the rusty forks and used what I learned here at bike forums. Aluminum foil and wd40. Holy crap...
09-14-21, 04:09 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

4 hours each way but I'm retired and had no gigs...

4 hours each way but I'm retired and had no gigs or students today.
09-14-21, 09:08 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

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Just picked it up.
09-13-21, 08:21 PM
09-13-21, 06:43 PM
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Views: 3,139,116
Posted By 52telecaster

This is a three speed. 1954 aw aluminum shell on...

This is a three speed. 1954 aw aluminum shell on a Carlton Raleigh super course at the local Aldi's....
09-13-21, 06:27 PM
09-12-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 396,833
Posted By 52telecaster

That j.a. stein tool is nice.

That j.a. stein tool is nice.
09-11-21, 02:33 PM
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Views: 396,833
Posted By 52telecaster

what a great human you are!

what a great human you are!
09-09-21, 05:08 PM
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Views: 396,833
Posted By 52telecaster

there are many 36 hole aw hubs out there. Check...

there are many 36 hole aw hubs out there. Check coops.
09-09-21, 02:44 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

I know, I recognize 58s immediately.

I know, I recognize 58s immediately.
09-09-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

Man you guys are a terrific resource!

Man you guys are a terrific resource!
09-09-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By 52telecaster

I use old sugino 94-58 mountain cranks for...

I use old sugino 94-58 mountain cranks for touring sometimes and I love the selection of 94mm bcd rings. I've got a 29 in that size. Pairs with a 46 it would be very nice.
09-09-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 396,833
Posted By 52telecaster

Trying a bar swap with weinmann north road style...

Trying a bar swap with weinmann north road style levers. Right now the back wheel is 700c and the front is 27 but I will build a dynamo 700c for it eventually. I also will probably replace the crank...
09-09-21, 11:20 AM
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Views: 396,833
Posted By 52telecaster

Just picked it up today! ...

Just picked it up today!
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As bought. I rode it a couple of miles and was...
09-08-21, 10:29 PM
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Views: 9,843,798
Posted By 52telecaster

are you touting your frame size expertise?

are you touting your frame size expertise?
09-08-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

when I build 7 speeds I usually go...

when I build 7 speeds I usually go 12-14-16-18-22-28-36. When it's time to go low you really want to get there. The previous cassette is on a bike with 46-26 chain rings so 26-36 is pretty seriously...
09-08-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

the cassette I built is 14-16-18-21-24-28-32-36....

the cassette I built is 14-16-18-21-24-28-32-36. It uses 9 speed spacing and fits on a 7 speed hub. The rear derailleur is a suntour long cage touring derailleur meant for wide range gearing....
09-08-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,530
Posted By 52telecaster

Your build is killer and inspiring. I have an 83...

Your build is killer and inspiring. I have an 83 620 taking shape in 650b. Nowhere near as cool as yours but u inspire me.
09-08-21, 12:42 PM
09-08-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

yes, cassettes. The modern ones have slots in the...

yes, cassettes. The modern ones have slots in the hub with one slot a little wider to orient the sprocket so that indexed shifting works better. Your hub probable has all equal sized slots. The...
09-08-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

I believe I have some similar hubs. Some are deep...

I believe I have some similar hubs. Some are deep enough for more speeds than others but all can take modern freehub sprockets if the sprockets are slightly modified. You have an incredibly versatile...
09-07-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 840
Posted By 52telecaster

Always had great luck with Shimano 3 speeds as...

Always had great luck with Shimano 3 speeds as well. They were just a hair wider range than an aw if I recall correctly.
09-07-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25,083
Views: 3,139,116
Posted By 52telecaster

32 and 36 hole will require different length...

32 and 36 hole will require different length spokes.
09-07-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By 52telecaster

I've got a 130bcd, 135 and 110 versions. They all...

I've got a 130bcd, 135 and 110 versions. They all work great with the right bb. Really terrific problem solvers.
09-07-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By 52telecaster

I've had a set of the grand comps and the silvers...

I've had a set of the grand comps and the silvers and both were great when new but they are more delicate than suntour barcons. An old set of barcons is my preferred. Ymmv.
09-06-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By 52telecaster

You are brave and I think it's way cool!

You are brave and I think it's way cool!
09-06-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 831
Posted By 52telecaster

39 will help a little. Shimano makes a megarange...

39 will help a little. Shimano makes a megarange in 6 speed but your rear derailleur might not handle it. Also if your bolt circle diameter is 130 you could go to 38 on front. If it's campy it will...
09-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By 52telecaster

You can trim fenders around brake bridges and...

You can trim fenders around brake bridges and such. With 650b your tires are at least 38mm so your fenders need to be wider than that. Having done many conversions I find 700c longboards work pretty...
09-06-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By 52telecaster

collecting used to suck. The first time I saw...

collecting used to suck. The first time I saw mortality up close was one of my subscribers dealing with a stroke. 12 years old is a tender age to see that stuff.
09-05-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By 52telecaster

I have what I think is a lower end San Remo with...

I have what I think is a lower end San Remo with straight guage tubing with stamped dropouts. It had a 26.6 seatpost tube originally. Before a crash it was a blast to ride. Light and very flippable....
09-04-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25,083
Views: 3,139,116
Posted By 52telecaster

excellent.

excellent.
09-04-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By 52telecaster

it's a mirrycal. Usually used with drop bar...

it's a mirrycal. Usually used with drop bar levers but they work well with weinmann and diacompe style city levers.
09-04-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By 52telecaster

outstanding. What did u do to the rear spacing to...

outstanding. What did u do to the rear spacing to get that to work? I have an aluminum shelled aw I'd love to use on a 126 frame.
09-04-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,946
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm pretty sure this won't affect my aw hub habit.

I'm pretty sure this won't affect my aw hub habit.
09-04-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,495
Posted By 52telecaster

22 1/2 is my size! Lucky find.

22 1/2 is my size! Lucky find.
09-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By 52telecaster

I sent you a message. Don't worry about the cost....

I sent you a message. Don't worry about the cost. Just want to see it used.
09-04-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By 52telecaster

I delivered on a western flyer sort of stingray....

I delivered on a western flyer sort of stingray. Huge Wald basket in front. I remember one morning staring at the ground as I rode empty streets. My ride was interrupted by colliding with the trunk...
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