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07-01-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Schreck83

Blue Super Course

I saw the following photo on FB Marketplace recently. It was listed as "Super course bike" at a rather high asking price. Didn't look right to me since it was not green or coffee color.
Saw it again...
06-13-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Schreck83

That frame deserves a better parts bin.

That frame deserves a better parts bin.
05-23-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

There have been a few threads on the bikes T-Mar...

There have been a few threads on the bikes T-Mar describes below. The 1981 Competition GS is another 531 DB that was made in Japan by all signs.
...
05-22-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

Raleigh-sonic International?

This is one of the frames Raleigh had made in Japan just before the RCCA models in 1982-3. Sold as bare frames. Totally worth it.
...
04-11-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

That looks to be a 1973 Super Course TT which...

That looks to be a 1973 Super Course TT which originally had tubular tires. Brake shoes are high, so may have been fitted with clinchers. The later Mk.II had white panels on the ST and DT.
03-07-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By Schreck83

Not familiar with the Superplate, You can see...

Not familiar with the Superplate, You can see the abnormally huge rubbing surfaces on the upper pulley below:
...
03-02-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,412
Posted By Schreck83

:thumb: I think you should experiment and share...

:thumb:
I think you should experiment and share your results with the OP! I like juvela 's idea to use nail polish as the color glaze...
01-30-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 386,427
Posted By Schreck83

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last...

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last week in the "Are you looking..." thread. Looks to be all original except for the front rim and seatpost binder bolt.
I like the forged dropouts with...
01-30-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,749
Posted By Schreck83

Just brought home another 25.5" Mark II with...

Just brought home another 25.5" Mark II with Huret dropouts, Jubilee derailleurs and a Stronglight 93 crankset.
...
01-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

Vintage Mid Century Brown Peugeot Women's Bicycle...

Vintage Mid Century Brown Peugeot Women's Bicycle - 3 speed in Buffalo
"This bicycle belonged to my grandmother. I believe it to be about from 1960. It's in good condition but the tires are flat....
01-02-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By Schreck83

Here is another example from Rossano Veneto that...

Here is another example from Rossano Veneto that happens to be for sale near me. I'll post a link in the "Are you looking for.." thread.
...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By Schreck83

One of these sat on CL in Syracuse for the better...

One of these sat on CL in Syracuse for the better part of the summer of 2019 at $175. A 25" 1982, same colorway. Nice shape. Might have sold faster if they had spelled Motobcane correctly!
11-12-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,607
Posted By Schreck83

"Wife thinks we will be parking in here..." ...

"Wife thinks we will be parking in here..."
Common expectation. I suppose it could happen
11-07-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,720
Posted By Schreck83

La Brea bike has seen this one, but for another...

La Brea bike has seen this one, but for another data point, here are some details of a 1984 555 frame (WG4000572). Same graphics as comspiratemus1 except for the tubing sticker, 555rsl so perhaps...
10-11-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,169
Posted By Schreck83

That turned out great! Need sunglasses... ...

That turned out great! Need sunglasses...


John Deere 10P cart.
10-11-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By Schreck83

There's a matching mixte on ebay. Maybe you could...

There's a matching mixte on ebay. Maybe you could breed them.
Raleigh Super Course Mixie (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Raleigh-Super-Course-Mixie-80s/233736608340?hash=item366bc99a54:g:oXYAAOSwWcJfEGSK)
09-28-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,383
Posted By Schreck83

It's been hiding out waiting for you. I don't...

It's been hiding out waiting for you.
I don't think those were made for more than a year or two, 1982 maybe? Graphics suggest Raleigh rather than Raleigh Cycle Company of America. From Japan? I...
09-16-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Schreck83

more better photos: ...

more better photos:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1010/4_px10_9_16_2020_11_48_00_am_237f471d840eeeb274d5eab163b5b8a6cdbe0813.jpg...
09-13-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Schreck83

Looks like the bike I outed last year on CL in...

Looks like the bike I outed last year on CL in the "Are you looking.." thread. If so, glad to see it in good hands! The fender line with clearance for snow is the tip-off.
09-09-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,371
Posted By Schreck83

I found ShipBikes to be much less than...

I found ShipBikes to be much less than BikeFlights ($75 v. $130) recently. Same dimensions and weight for a full road bike in a Cannondale box from WNY to LA. Didn't try FedEx directly.
08-29-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 166,346
Posted By Schreck83

First year 1984 Alyeska with SunTour mechs. The...

First year 1984 Alyeska with SunTour mechs. The geometry of this frame is very close to that of my 72 SuperCourse. Both are 23 1/2" frames....
08-09-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,637
Posted By Schreck83

I love the way the paint has worn near the...

I love the way the paint has worn near the downtube shifters! Frame looks like 24 1/2" CTT?
08-09-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

1970 Raleigh Record step-through

Pricey, but not frequently seen. Anniversary headbadge, so 1970 Raleigh Record, right?
https://buffalo.craigslist.org/bik/d/buffalo-raleigh-27-ladies-10-speed/7173557021.html
...
08-07-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

1984 Raleigh Competition 23" CTC

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/756x725/1_raleigh_racing_bike_bicycles_by_owner_bike_sale_mozilla_firefox_822020_111136_pm_af9bde89ad6a25f271977ad2a69438f2e4796dbf.jpg...
08-01-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

Looks like damage to DS seat stay up top. Could...

Looks like damage to DS seat stay up top. Could be why the seat and post are missing. 25.5" , low miles for sure. I've thought of taking the drive. Surprised marius hasn't.... I may yet.
07-29-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,052
Posted By Schreck83

Paging TheGoldenBoy ravenix bought a VSP...

Paging TheGoldenBoy
ravenix bought a VSP frameset recently and may have input..
07-29-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,894
Posted By Schreck83

I have a set of those levers I can send you if...

I have a set of those levers I can send you if you're still on the fence. No charge, just PM me with your address if you're interested.
Is this the bike you needed the Bicycle Research freewheel...
07-23-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,397
Posted By Schreck83

The first "catalog" I received was 3-4...

The first "catalog" I received was 3-4 typewritten pages in a business-size envelope. Possibly mimeographed....
07-21-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Schreck83

Tall Trek 720 $550...

Tall Trek 720 $550 (https://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/d/geneseo-trek-720-retro-touring-bike/7162238949.html)
CL in Geneseo, NY
...
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By Schreck83

The plan is to go slow, embrace the patina and...

The plan is to go slow, embrace the patina and see how good I can make the original paint look. It's in the OA bath now and so far the decals are hanging on. The Gran Tourismo will be replaced with...
07-14-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,052
Posted By Schreck83

Bolt looks to be M6 - definitely not 1/4 x 20. ...

Bolt looks to be M6 - definitely not 1/4 x 20. Spacer is plated steel 1/4" ID/3/8" OD and 1/2" long
...
07-11-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,052
Posted By Schreck83

1984 Voyageur SP - 25" Picked up last winter...

1984 Voyageur SP - 25"
Picked up last winter and ready to ride. Still need to fit my Blackburn rack and refresh the brakes.
...
06-23-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 386,427
Posted By Schreck83

Mafac + 27"

Yes, on my 1972 SC: https://www.bikeforums.net/21339418-post1609.html

It would have had the 750/610 Weinmann center pulls, just like the 1973.
05-11-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Schreck83

I look forward to looking back....

I look forward to looking back....
05-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Schreck83

Tore down and cleaned up the Ficelle. The rims...

Tore down and cleaned up the Ficelle. The rims are marked <>DEA<> Super-chrome. Both wheels had these loosely woven rim tapes with leather reinforcements at the valve stem. The hubs are not matched...
04-28-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 254,100
Posted By Schreck83

Even after 15 years, there's nothing like a paper...

Even after 15 years, there's nothing like a paper bag

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x776/1_img_20200428_162130_2f6c711d18d2af6d78b78bd98249f8b4e7c89731.jpg
03-24-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Schreck83

3 Mixtes

Last weekend I made some changes to my wife's mixte because that seemed to be a good place to start working on my queue. We bought this Miyata Sport 10 at a yard sale for $5 almost 20 years ago. I...
03-09-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 221,495
Posted By Schreck83

Looks Great! I think the tape plays off the head...

Looks Great! I think the tape plays off the head badge and stripes really well. Are those Weyless hubs?
03-04-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,776
Posted By Schreck83

This is a 2-fer - brown AND gold. After a...

This is a 2-fer - brown AND gold. After a refresh of the Alyeska in Post #120 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=120) :
...
02-23-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 386,427
Posted By Schreck83

All shook down...

My 1972 SC before the shake down ride
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/1_mvimg_20200223_123553_99857f7daa24c26d178aae9974ed57a63653545b.jpg
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02-22-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Schreck83

Thanks to all for the compliments. The Super...

Thanks to all for the compliments. The Super Course has such a large following here that I just had to dive into it.

The serial number on the dropout is 337456 and the downtube has the older...
02-21-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Schreck83

With the liquid Evaporust, you need to immerse...

With the liquid Evaporust, you need to immerse the frame so it stays liquid. There may be a gel version for spot treatment but I haven't used it. I soaked 24-30 hours for each part of the frame and...
02-20-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Schreck83

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/paint_chips_b61ff1a20fd3e380ec870e6dfd368e37712682b3.jpg
Used Testor's Gloss Brown tinted with Flat Brass to cover any bare steel....
02-20-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Schreck83

1 gallon bath - Super Course

This Super Course came to me as part of the bargain for another bike I bought last year. It's too small for me at 23 1/2" but it should make a good "guest bike". The chrome was fuzzy and the paint...
01-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,783
Posted By Schreck83

The Pierce-Arrow company started out as a...

The Pierce-Arrow company started out as a manufacturer of bicycles. The Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo has both autos and early bicycles:
Home ? Pierce Arrow Museum (http://www.pierce-arrow.com/)...
11-29-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,805
Posted By Schreck83

This approach takes more time, but it is compact,...

This approach takes more time, but it is compact, and not too costly:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1264/bath_97b4cee658b646842e394502140d92704ea9b1ab.jpg
Wallpaper...
10-03-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,811
Posted By Schreck83

Mafac Competition straddle cables

Search for mafac cable from seller "allcampagnolo" on the big auction site. I bought a pair of new stainless steel cables recently; just the ticket.
08-13-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,897
Posted By Schreck83

:deadhorse2: I have the Grand Sport stripped...

:deadhorse2:

I have the Grand Sport stripped down to the bare frame. With the fork and headset (no BB) it weighs 7 lbs. 2 oz. I measured my '72 SuperCourse, which is also a 23.5" frame, to be 7...
08-08-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,897
Posted By Schreck83

The dropouts are fine. Just flaking paint. ...

The dropouts are fine. Just flaking paint. Serial # on NDS dropout:0009188
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