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08-08-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By gna

Is this Collegiate a 3-speed, or a 5-speed with a...

Is this Collegiate a 3-speed, or a 5-speed with a derailleur? If a 3-speed, you could always get a 40-hole SA hub and a 40-hole CR-18 rim for the back wheel.

I bought a set of 36H 590 CR-18s from...
08-02-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By gna

Failed in the marketplace, but I kind of like the...

Failed in the marketplace, but I kind of like the Biopace/Ovaltech chainrings. https://www.sheldonbrown.com/biopace.html
You could just change the chainrings rather than the whole crankset. Check...
08-01-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By gna

Chaincase, if at all possible. The chain had...

Chaincase, if at all possible. The chain had plastic in it from rubbing on the case.
I suppose I could try gluing it together and patching it with styrene.
08-01-22, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By gna

Hercules 3 Speed

I found an abandoned Hercules 3-speed recently. It's not the English Hercules; it was made in Germany and has a Sachs Torpedo 3-speed coaster brake hub. It has cottered cranks, an unusual bottom...
07-30-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Fixed up this Raleigh Twenty. My wife and...

Fixed up this Raleigh Twenty. My wife and daughter want to use it.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_6005_aa6b353f7639f51f91e09b3ba9652037c7b37f0e.jpg

Laced up...
07-30-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,472
Posted By gna

Mississippi River Twice Lilydale Bridge (35E): ...

Mississippi River Twice
Lilydale Bridge (35E):
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_5979_9b6b6206202fdbe8ddab3114ad8344e224a7fbfd.jpg
35E

Hwy 5 bridge...
07-30-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,728
Views: 999,127
Posted By gna

Raleigh Wyoming

Raleigh Wyoming. Couldn't find a Portage or Kodiak, so got this one. Finally got it set up for touring. Done a few short 1-2 day trips; just need more time off work.
...
07-29-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By gna

Which Super Lube do you use? They make many,...

Which Super Lube do you use? They make many, many varieties.
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By gna

The new listing is...

The new listing is https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/487170006427136/?ref=search&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=post&tracking=browse_serp%3Acc82bc68-b7d7-45ef-9687-7a13a8807b19

It...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By gna

Really? It's still up, back to $525. Maybe...

Really? It's still up, back to $525. Maybe relisted.
I'm curious about the Portage with its 584 wheels, but not enough to waste the seller's time when it's north of $500.
07-11-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

I stole that picture from an old thread. Not...

I stole that picture from an old thread. Not from my bike, but just about every Raleigh 3 speed I've seen has similar cones with raised ring w/o locknuts.

I could buy another front wheel--I've...
07-11-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26,296
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Posted By gna

Anyone know the part numbers for front hub axle...

Anyone know the part numbers for front hub axle cones?
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x581/msfront_hub_d59900044535d296f459da58187df5f91e9188b0.jpg

I've got some pitted...
07-08-22, 12:31 PM
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Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

That's an old, pre-Raleigh, Hercules. Looks nice.

That's an old, pre-Raleigh, Hercules. Looks nice.
07-01-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By gna

I rode my Raleigh Sports 150 miles in two days a...

I rode my Raleigh Sports 150 miles in two days a few years ago for the MS150. ...
Forum: Touring
06-30-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By gna

Vampires? Joking aside, thanks for the info,...

Vampires?

Joking aside, thanks for the info, everyone. I will pass it along to my neighbor.
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By gna

Sun Protection

What kind of sun protection and suncreen do you use on tour? My neighbor just bailed on a one week tour after 3 days. He said he needs better sun protection. He was using SPF 45 Sport, but the...
06-27-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By gna

What's up with this Robin Hood?

I was looking at Craigslist, and I ran into this Robin Hood:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/raleigh_robin_hood_3822f64675c3b35afe96994c8a085914b9e86709.jpg

Did...
06-27-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Locknuts? Most of mine have wrench flats on the...

Locknuts? Most of mine have wrench flats on the left (non-drive side) cone. Tighten the right one as far as it will go; there's a stop on the axle. Adjust the cone in the fork--the tension of the...
06-27-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By gna

There's an older thread...

There's an older thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1208876-yojimbo-s-garage-no-longer-selling-spokes.html) that indicates his eBay listings are gone, but contact him directly at...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,467
Posted By gna

So am I. Are you buying or selling?

So am I. Are you buying or selling?
06-24-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By gna

OK, mixte frame 1979 RRA. Per the catalog on...

OK, mixte frame 1979 RRA. Per the catalog on Kurt's Headbadge page, here is the spec sheet:...
06-23-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By gna

Is it a mixte frame? Like in this picture? ...

Is it a mixte frame? Like in this picture?
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x765/1979raleighcat_us_04_lg_19ad4b907c77fe9ce4cc01c1b94a3df0e2153822.jpg
06-16-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By gna

Well, it looks like it should fit. A quick...

Well, it looks like it should fit. A quick perusal of the diagrams show many parts in common. That said, I've never seen an AB in the flesh so I don't know.

ETA: Per Sheldon Brown:The AW's...
06-15-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

A coworker found this bike at a garage sale. I...

A coworker found this bike at a garage sale. I went through and cleaned it up, which was more work than one would expect:...
06-03-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

You might find this short film enjoyable: ...

You might find this short film enjoyable:
https://youtu.be/QPkT0paGEnQ

You could also read Three Men on the Bummel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Men_on_the_Bummel)
06-01-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

I have a supplier that bought out a bike shop,...

I have a supplier that bought out a bike shop, and he has many NOS parts, but I may go ahead and stock up. Front and rear cones are good to have.

Already found a new home. The young lady I gave...
05-31-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Not really an English 3-speed, but it does have a...

Not really an English 3-speed, but it does have a Sturmey-Archer AW hub:
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5667_68b26c10925bfb27ef5e8a6a9d850258c4123033.jpg...
05-31-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26,296
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Posted By gna

The originals are the best, but there are new...

The originals are the best, but there are new ones available that will work:
https://www.performancebike.com/sturmey-archer-axle-nut-standard-13-32-hmn128.0100.bx/p315643
05-23-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By gna

Thanks for the help. One of the advantages of the...

Thanks for the help. One of the advantages of the 800s is the adjusting barrel and anchor bolt can be reversed on the rear brake to keep the cable routing the same on a Lady's Sports:...
05-22-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By gna

Tektro 800a Brakes

I bought Tektro 800a brakes a few years ago to update the calipers on our Raleigh Sports. I'm putting a bike together for my daughter, but I can't seem to find silver Tektro 800s anywhere. I'm not...
05-17-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

A few more ...

A few more
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/mvpv9320_389e4893062cae3276cd7370e7fb3c614b89afa4.jpg
Tabor Church. Was going to fill my water bottle with delicious, cool...
05-16-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

I might have been sharing some Basil Hayden's.

I might have been sharing some Basil Hayden's.
05-16-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Pepin

Weather was very nice for Pepin. Maybe a bit warm on Saturday, but even had a tailwind pushing me into Nelson....
Forum: Touring
05-12-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By gna

Kurt's headbadge pag...

Kurt's headbadge pag (https://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_serials.html)e has some info on Raleigh serial numbers. You can also find catalog picture...
05-11-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26,296
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Posted By gna

Yes, as long as one is moving at a decent clip. ...

Yes, as long as one is moving at a decent clip. We'll have to do some experiments to see how fast and how long to charge a device.
05-10-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Got lights installed. Updated with modern LEDs. I...

Got lights installed. Updated with modern LEDs. I used Pilom #3 (http://pilom.de/BicycleElectronics/DynamoCircuits.htm)....
05-07-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By gna

Don't see one, but it's a Sun-Race Sturmey-Archer...

Don't see one, but it's a Sun-Race Sturmey-Archer so I know it's post-2000.


I found that the other day Googling. Section 2.3 seems to have some bearing:2.3 Hub Bearing Adjustment
The right...
05-05-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Raleigh Sports for My Daughter

I'm getting this Raleigh ready for my daughter. She's outgrown her Space Rider and a Dunelt. She likes coaster brakes, so I got an AWC (ii) hub and a dynohub and laced them to Sun CR-18s. Creme...
05-05-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By gna

NOS Sturmey Archer AWC (ii) Hub seems draggy

Anyone have experience with the Sturmey Archer AWC (ii) or RC3 (ii) hubs? I recently built up an SA AWC (ii) coaster brake 3-speed hub for my daughter. It was a NOS hub, new in the box, and I laced...
Forum: Touring
04-30-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,300
Posted By gna

REI's 60/40 recommendation...

REI's 60/40 recommendation (https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/how-to-pack-for-bike-touring.html#:~:text=To%20achieve%20this%2C%20set%20your,have%20an%20evenly%20distributed%20load.) of weight...
04-25-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 882
Posted By gna

Most parts can be sourced for English bicycles. ...

Most parts can be sourced for English bicycles.

As far as Norman goes, there are a few on here. I think RHM has some. I've seen a Norman Conquest in person, and a Norman Tourist. That said,...
Forum: Touring
09-10-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By gna

I've petted some skunks--someone I know has...

I've petted some skunks--someone I know has de-smelled skunks as pets--and their fur is very coarse. Not much to go on, but coarser than stray/farm cats I've petted.
09-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

69 would fit. That bike is from 69-72. Look on...

69 would fit. That bike is from 69-72. Look on the seat lug for a serial number.
08-31-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

https://www.ebay.com/p/Raleigh-Schraeder-Valve-Pum...

https://www.ebay.com/p/Raleigh-Schraeder-Valve-Pump-Silver-16-Inch/1740517665

https://www.ebay.com/p/Sunlite-Pump-SUNLT-Frame-Steel-Chrome-16in-Fp201cph/1900024108?iid=392323536921&rt=nc
08-30-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

My Sports is my main commuter. I don't keep...

My Sports is my main commuter. I don't keep track of mileage, but I'd guess over 1500 miles a year.
08-17-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,441
Posted By gna

My '84 Raleigh Wyoming came with high flange...

My '84 Raleigh Wyoming came with high flange hubs. When I built up new 700c wheels for it, I got new high flange hubs:...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,182
Posted By gna

Sun CR18 come in 40, 36, and 32 spoke sizes. ...

Sun CR18 come in 40, 36, and 32 spoke sizes. Spokes are the correct size and can be reused. Kool Stop Continental pads help, too.
That said, $200 seems high a for Raleigh Sports, and it won't be...
08-15-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

I rode the MS-150 on my Raleigh Sports a few...

I rode the MS-150 on my Raleigh Sports a few years ago. Several people were concerned that I would die. They were greatly amazed that I finished.
...
08-03-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26,296
Views: 3,787,752
Posted By gna

Finished the little Raleigh for my co-worker....

Finished the little Raleigh for my co-worker. Have a spare pump for looks but can't seem to find it. Still rough but mechanically sound--new grease and sometimes new ball bearings in the hubs,...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,674
Posted By gna

Credit/Debit cards, IDs, phones, I try to return....

Credit/Debit cards, IDs, phones, I try to return. I found a nice woman's Pearl Izumi jacket once. I put it up on C/L lost and found, but no one contacted me, so I gave it away. I found a soccer cleat...
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