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09-23-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By 3speedslow

Dang they sure did! Excamine the tire on it for...

Dang they sure did! Excamine the tire on it for the erd number. It should come after the 20”x ?? Designation. Most bikes destined for the US market were 406. English markets were the other.
09-23-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By 3speedslow

Both 406 and 451 are for the 20” size...

Both 406 and 451 are for the 20” size designation. Important for tire buying.
09-23-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By 3speedslow

I gave everyone a fair chance! Mine please.

I gave everyone a fair chance! Mine please.
09-23-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

That should with a good teardown, cleaning,...

That should with a good teardown, cleaning, polish come back well! The rust issue between the shifters really needs to be neutralized. Hopefully it does not go passed the solid blue paint. Take it...
09-23-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice sleuthing! dedhed The rims have two...

Nice sleuthing!
dedhed

The rims have two possible sizes, 406 or 451. 406 is easy to find, 451 not so but not impossible. Jealous yours came with alloy from the get go.
09-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25,109
Views: 3,162,439
Posted By 3speedslow

DAWES Crazy idea would be to somewhat...

DAWES

Crazy idea would be to somewhat lighten it up. Not gonna mention anything musical... good chance the post is original but not sure about the saddle. Those early cheap ones were massive...
09-22-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By 3speedslow

After 72-73 would be my guess. Not sure when...

After 72-73 would be my guess. Not sure when reflectors for pedals were standard which is another clue.

Very nice machine!
09-22-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By 3speedslow

Wow! Look on the barrel of the rear hub....

Wow!

Look on the barrel of the rear hub. They have a date code on it.
09-22-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

What wrap was on it when it came to you? Looked...

What wrap was on it when it came to you? Looked nice.

Miele Man
09-22-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 965
Posted By 3speedslow

Ahh 16”, same size as the Brompton.

Ahh 16”, same size as the Brompton.
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By 3speedslow

Quite an enjoyable read! Chock full of useful...

Quite an enjoyable read! Chock full of useful info too! My first goal is to ride the Gap and C&O but the Katy is on my radar as well.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By 3speedslow

Bikesdirect offers a MV at times, the Nano. Also...

Bikesdirect offers a MV at times, the Nano. Also in Asia there is Aliexpress. Iíve ordered parts from Ali and was happy with the service.

My BD mini Velo is a great ride and loads of fun to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-21-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By 3speedslow

MAK Sorry about the late entry! I haven’t...

MAK

Sorry about the late entry! I haven’t checked in for awhile. Congrats on the Brompton purchase and welcome to the club. Wish mine was BRG but it came from CL. Still love my M2L whole lot!
...
09-21-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By 3speedslow

Oh, the life... Have a great time you two!

Oh, the life...

Have a great time you two!
09-21-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By 3speedslow

Pics would help. Perhaps several of us have a...

Pics would help. Perhaps several of us have a spare.
09-21-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By 3speedslow

Welcome to BF! When you can, bring some projects...

Welcome to BF! When you can, bring some projects to the forum.

That polish cleaner is a good one!
09-20-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 721,034
Posted By 3speedslow

canopus That Trek better be one smart...

canopus

That Trek better be one smart looker or everyone will focus on them mudguards!
09-20-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By 3speedslow

They are so good! My size as well but I have two...

They are so good! My size as well but I have two pairs already. Will give someone else a place in front of me.
09-20-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25,109
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Posted By 3speedslow

Greg R May we see pics of this wanted...

Greg R

May we see pics of this wanted outlaw!
09-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 965
Posted By 3speedslow

Now is the time to line up replacement tires,...

Now is the time to line up replacement tires, tubes as well.
09-20-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By 3speedslow

Will these work with other derailleur not DA or...

Will these work with other derailleur not DA or Ultegra? Is the left hand for a double or a triple?
09-20-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By 3speedslow

Shimano BEs... 8 or 9? interested in...

Shimano BEs... 8 or 9?

interested in purchase.
09-19-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By 3speedslow

This 72 ish Sears made by Murray with a Shimano...

This 72 ish Sears made by Murray with a Shimano 333 has served me well for many miles. Almost all original and only want a few sips of oil now and again.
...
09-19-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By 3speedslow

Since your spoke count should be the usual 36,...

Since your spoke count should be the usual 36, new rims if available will be possible. Supply being the key word...
09-19-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By 3speedslow

Lugs are long and decent. What’s the tubing? ...

Lugs are long and decent. What’s the tubing?

That would make an excellent, er...single speed.
09-19-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17,885
Views: 2,000,676
Posted By 3speedslow

On Sundays I just want to take it easy. Still go...

On Sundays I just want to take it easy. Still go everywhere by bike but my steed is a gentle roll.
...
09-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By 3speedslow

200 shipped is a good deal! GLWS!

200 shipped is a good deal!

GLWS!
09-19-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By 3speedslow

Brewsmith. Have not not heard back from you....

Brewsmith.

Have not not heard back from you. Hope things are good!

Edit: glad to hear it was just the usual hectic week we sometimes go through. Bike which gets this saddle is already picked...
09-19-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 721,034
Posted By 3speedslow

Still pissed that they donít bring back the white...

Still pissed that they donít bring back the white fenders anymore. They are great fenders!
09-19-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By 3speedslow

Iíve noticed he does that a lot...

Iíve noticed he does that a lot...
09-19-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By 3speedslow

Serial #?

Serial #?
09-18-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By 3speedslow

^^ Good point!

^^ Good point!
09-18-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

Not too shabby a find! Some mid components,...

Not too shabby a find! Some mid components, relatively clean and appears functioning. Yours for awhile then pass it on?

Ive never heard of this Raleigh model.
09-18-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By 3speedslow

Everything and I mean everything will have to be...

Everything and I mean everything will have to be removed from those frames. Cleaned, dried and framesaver in every tube hole.

MO but if they were mine, that’s what I would do.
09-18-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By 3speedslow

You are giving it away!

You are giving it away!
09-18-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By 3speedslow

Looks good! ...

Looks good!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/d0f82a86_e954_4d5b_bd14_cab6255e2382_bbf1915910515fcf493e4a4e1064aec08a46bef3.jpeg
09-17-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 721,034
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice JIS Tange Levin alloy headset from Matt....

Nice JIS Tange Levin alloy headset from Matt. Sekine is waiting for it. Shame it is getting harder to find this standard for our older steeds. Sometimes I don’t want to put the head tube under the...
09-16-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25,109
Views: 3,162,439
Posted By 3speedslow

Holy hole! My 1968 Austrian 3 speed hub has an...

Holy hole! My 1968 Austrian 3 speed hub has an oil port! New project and I never spun the wheel around. Just like looking at the graphics. All this time Iíve been putting oil in through the chain...
09-16-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By 3speedslow

I like! My 91 offers a very spirited ride.

I like! My 91 offers a very spirited ride.
09-16-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By 3speedslow

You have a solid well made frame from Schwinn’s...

You have a solid well made frame from Schwinn’s line up. As long as you don’t go outside of your own fit guidelines that bike will serve you well.

Eager to see how your project progresses!
09-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By 3speedslow

Hey, Welcome to BF! You bring a fine machine to...

Hey, Welcome to BF! You bring a fine machine to the forum. Pls come back and share pics when you can!
09-16-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

Re: The Globe, think cheaper Sirius and your...

Re: The Globe, think cheaper Sirius and your there.
09-16-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By 3speedslow

You had me at “ my Dads bike”. Cool. Good...

You had me at “ my Dads bike”. Cool.

Good idea to think about options and ask lots of questions before doing irreversible changes to your bike. Gugie is the go to man around here though!
09-16-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By 3speedslow

Blue suede saddle yes!

Blue suede saddle yes!
09-15-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

Ha! Those “globe” pedals got taken off pronto....

Ha! Those “globe” pedals got taken off pronto. The pic I put up is behind the times with further mods. Have to snap a new one.

But as I got it: later, dang site keeps crashing when I try to...
09-15-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14,424
Views: 3,281,507
Posted By 3speedslow

molleraj Quite a great snag! I got my 07-08...

molleraj

Quite a great snag! I got my 07-08 off CL for 40$ and proceeded to upgrade out of necessity or comfort. Weird model in the S lineup which didnít last long or get much love from them....
09-13-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By 3speedslow

Letting go of the idea to get them.

Letting go of the idea to get them.
09-13-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25,109
Views: 3,162,439
Posted By 3speedslow

bluestreak When was the last time you...

bluestreak

When was the last time you flushed the hub of old lubricant?
09-13-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By 3speedslow

I know I will hate myself for passing up those...

I know I will hate myself for passing up those last two, tour and mus’ so...
09-13-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 965
Posted By 3speedslow

As a rule I don’t hammer on the 3 speed hubs....

As a rule I don’t hammer on the 3 speed hubs. I’ve heard warnings about stressing the pawls. I am for leisure riding with these bikes so hammering is done on others. Except my scorcher, still no...
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