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05-18-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 441,422
Posted By Pcampeau

Youíre clearly local to me. Iíve been watching...

Youíre clearly local to me. Iíve been watching this one for days and hoping it would go to a good home. Congratulations! It looks to be in pretty good shape. Iíd have bought it if I didnít already...
05-18-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 185,990
Posted By Pcampeau

I was out riding my 78 Raleigh pro when I spotted...

I was out riding my 78 Raleigh pro when I spotted this early 70s Raleigh Competition. Thought Iíd pose my bike next to it for a photo. Glad to see itís still in service and putting miles on despite...
05-15-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Pcampeau

I went to the Twin Cities Bike Swap today and...

I went to the Twin Cities Bike Swap today and found a few pieces I needed for the Holdsworth....
05-14-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Pcampeau

I appreciate the advice on removing the...

I appreciate the advice on removing the freewheel, these are my first ever Phil hubs. It does fit me but itís getting near the bottom of my range. I havenít decided on a build yet but the Twin Cities...
05-14-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks machinist42!

Thanks machinist42!
05-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Pcampeau

This is what a $100.00 Holdsworth Special looks like.

Listed on marketplace for $100.00, I had to race to get this one. It was being sold alongside an early Dawes Windrush which was only $10.00. Someone used Venmo to pay for the Dawes before I got...
04-24-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Pcampeau

Yes, I inspected the bars yesterday and Iím quite...

Yes, I inspected the bars yesterday and Iím quite suspicious that they may be sagging. As I looked through old TDF threads on Bike Forums I didnít see any other examples of handlebars that look...
04-22-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Pcampeau

Always keep in mind that there is much more to...

Always keep in mind that there is much more to factor in than just the initial purchase price of the bike. If I were looking at purchasing this example, Iíd note that it has has rusty cables, an old...
04-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Pcampeau

The steerer does not indicate Reynolds or NERVOR....

The steerer does not indicate Reynolds or NERVOR.
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04-20-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Pcampeau

A couple of pics from the front. Serial number...

A couple of pics from the front. Serial number thus far not found....
04-20-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By Pcampeau

Early 70s Gitane Professional Tour De FranceóDusty and Kinda Rusty

A rainy day off from work, I found this Gitane on Marketplace for $100 so Iíll be spending the rest of the day and the next few days cleaning and rehabbing with fresh grease, bearings, tires, cables,...
04-08-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pcampeau

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a...

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a well known bike that Iím sure Iíll come across at some point, I flip a few cheapies and save the money so I can more easily afford it when that grail...
03-22-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By Pcampeau

Oooh! This photo revelation changes the...

Oooh! This photo revelation changes the discussion quite a bit. What you have is indeed a limited edition MK II Professional. Each was specially numbered and were limited to a quantity somewhere a...
03-11-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,794
Posted By Pcampeau

Red or white are good tape choices too but since...

Red or white are good tape choices too but since youíre asking the group for opinions, in this case I like dark blue Newbaumís....
03-03-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Pcampeau

Getting a master mechanic with frame...

Getting a master mechanic with frame straightening tools involved is the best solution. The rear dropouts need to be realigned after spreading to 130mm.
02-23-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,796
Posted By Pcampeau

Interesting technique. 26.2mm ought to work much...

Interesting technique. 26.2mm ought to work much better than the aluminum can shim method that a previous owner tried. If you end up getting any slippage you can always get a proper seat tube reaming...
02-20-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,122
Posted By Pcampeau

What a find! These may be your pre-cleaning pics...

What a find! These may be your pre-cleaning pics but I canít imagine it could look any better post cleaning. Itís beautiful. Iíve ridden a couple of PDG series Paramounts as well as some others from...
02-13-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Pcampeau

Serial number is January 1979.

Serial number is January 1979.
01-31-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Pcampeau

Yeah, right now Iím kind of leaning toward the...

Yeah, right now Iím kind of leaning toward the high flange 36 hole Tipo wheels. I think they look better than the the low flange Record hubs and the clincher rims will be better for touring, if I...
01-31-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Pcampeau

Yes that one does look very similar, too bad itís...

Yes that one does look very similar, too bad itís not identified by model. Wrap around seat stays on British bikes are are a feature I enjoy, theyíre not a requirement for me but I look for them....
01-30-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Pcampeau

Here are a couple quick pics of the wheel...

Here are a couple quick pics of the wheel choices. Sorry about the poor photo quality but my place is very dim and itís too dark outside for good photography....
01-30-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By Pcampeau

Hereís a nice green Mercian from 1978

Iím never one to leave a frame like this languishing on Craigslist if the price is right. Drove about half an hour into the suburbs to meet a very nice gentleman who had this to sell. I donít think...
01-30-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,916
Posted By Pcampeau

Another Coon Rapids kid here, CRHS graduate 1993....

Another Coon Rapids kid here, CRHS graduate 1993. Wow! Weíve got some things in common. In 1980 my parents bought me my first bike from the used bike section at Jerryís, a tiny red something or other...
01-23-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Pcampeau

I like the paint color on this and it does look...

I like the paint color on this and it does look very much like the 50s version. Hopefully itís durable, I know the 50ís Raleighs had incredibly durable paint.

That popular English 3 speed thread...
01-13-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Pcampeau

Welcome to the forum BishopPax! Unless...

Welcome to the forum BishopPax!

Unless youíre looking at a late 1950s Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix, the 50s Grand Prix doesnít exist. If you are looking at a Lenton, and if it has its original paint,...
01-09-22, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks machinist42

Thanks machinist42
12-26-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,787
Posted By Pcampeau

Those lever hoods look fantastic! I need for you...

Those lever hoods look fantastic! I need for you to go into the lever hood business so I can buy some. Nice work.
12-15-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,375
Posted By Pcampeau

My 74 PX10 has Simplex SLJ derailleurs and they...

My 74 PX10 has Simplex SLJ derailleurs and they are fantastic, pricey but fantastic. I got lucky mine had SLJ when I acquired it a few years ago. If those derailleurs hadnít come with it Iíd have...
12-10-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,629
Posted By Pcampeau

I love the look of your new Brooks saddle and bar...

I love the look of your new Brooks saddle and bar tape! Good choice. I happened to have picked up the exact same bike back in October. The seller told me heís sure itís from 1974, Iím not certain but...
12-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By Pcampeau

Your Falcon does not even need a model name, it...

Your Falcon does not even need a model name, it stands apart so beautifully!
11-29-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By Pcampeau

Itís a pretty piece of hardware. Didnít know they...

Itís a pretty piece of hardware. Didnít know they were coveted but now I want one.
11-23-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Pcampeau

67Carlton I would guess that to be correct.

67Carlton I would guess that to be correct.
11-23-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Pcampeau

Awhile back someone sent me this link on the Show...

Awhile back someone sent me this link on the Show us your Raleigh Super Course thread when I was wondering about getting a brake bridge adjuster for my 68 Super Course....
11-18-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,279
Posted By Pcampeau

Iíll bet I could pull off this maneuver at least...

Iíll bet I could pull off this maneuver at least a half dozen times before something tragic happens.
11-15-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By Pcampeau

Very nice jonnyace! That one looks like itíll be...

Very nice jonnyace! That one looks like itíll be perfect after you knock the dust off of it.
10-13-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 441,422
Posted By Pcampeau

Since youíre looking for the correct Reynolds 531...

Since youíre looking for the correct Reynolds 531 decal I thought you could use a visual guide. Just like yours, this is a 1973 Super Course. The red one came with tubular tires and was known as the...
10-12-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Pcampeau

Update Iíve acquired a set of GB Arret...

Update

Iíve acquired a set of GB Arret brake levers to go with the GB Sport MK3 calipers that are on the bike. This allowed me to put the original heavy steel handlebars back in place and finish...
10-11-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By Pcampeau

A 70s Dawes Galaxy of the Green Variety

Iíve been wanting a Galaxy for awhile now but they never seem come up for sale locally. Dawes is a company whoís C&V bikes seem to be everywhere but here. Finally found one yesterday and itís...
09-16-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By Pcampeau

Itís hard not to get angry reading about somebody...

Itís hard not to get angry reading about somebody seeing this happen and laughing. Iím glad your gonna be okay.
09-06-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,426
Posted By Pcampeau

This turned out great. A pretty machine!

This turned out great. A pretty machine!
08-27-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By Pcampeau

Itís a Laprade seat post. You can easily find...

Itís a Laprade seat post. You can easily find another one and nobody but you will know it wasnít original to the bike. If the bike wasnít yours from new, then perhaps itís already been replaced a...
08-08-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Pcampeau

Another vote for Carlton decals even with the...

Another vote for Carlton decals even with the Raleigh Headbadge. Like daka, I too have a 68 Super Course (67 serial number) with a Raleigh Anniversary badge and Carlton Decals, I couldnít be happier...
08-08-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By Pcampeau

If you come around the lakes of south...

If you come around the lakes of south Minneapolis, late at night or early into the wee hours of the morning, you might catch me sitting on the dock at Lake of the Isles after a nighttime ride. I take...
07-24-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Pcampeau

A few additional pics. ...

A few additional pics.
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Both wheels are in...
07-24-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Pcampeau

Also included were these chromed front and rear...

Also included were these chromed front and rear racks. Iím not sure if theyíre original to the bike but I may put them back on, I love how they look!...
07-24-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Pcampeau

A new addition to my Made In England fleet. 1960/61 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix

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07-21-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,096
Posted By Pcampeau

Beautiful job on this! That bike looks so good I...

Beautiful job on this! That bike looks so good I can look right past the turkey levers. I wonder what whoever threw this away would think of it now after seeing what youíve done with it? Garbage it...
07-18-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Pcampeau

Iíve never seen a Paramount kit that I know for...

Iíve never seen a Paramount kit that I know for certain to be absolutely correct with all of the proper tools in place but, I believe you need a 7mm Allen wrench for the Cinelli stem and I think some...
07-10-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By Pcampeau

If I recall correctly, I believe member 3alarmer...

If I recall correctly, I believe member 3alarmer has repainted a white Raleigh Pro from 1970 with some pretty impressive results. Might be someone to try and reach out to
07-08-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,492
Posted By Pcampeau

Thought Iíd finally update this thread since itís...

Thought Iíd finally update this thread since itís been a couple of years now. Iíve had the stay painted by an auto body painter. The color is a pretty good match but while blending in the new and old...
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