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09-18-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By 76SLT

Had a great time yesterday. Thanks again Steve...

Had a great time yesterday. Thanks again Steve for organizing this beautiful, scenic ride. I'm looking forward to next year.
09-04-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By 76SLT

You did a great job. Bike looks great! I have a...

You did a great job. Bike looks great! I have a 76 in blue that's all original except bar tape, and a 77 chrome that I got just as a frame and built it up with Shimano Arabesque. ...
09-03-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By 76SLT

AccuWeather is pretty accurate. ...

AccuWeather is pretty accurate.
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09-02-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,062
Posted By 76SLT

I'm planning on attending this year, and I...

I'm planning on attending this year, and I promise I'll do better than 2 years ago. I'll be riding a bike that fits me better, and I'm 40 lbs lighter. Looking forward to it.
08-18-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,417
Posted By 76SLT

I know it's the color that attracts me to these...

I know it's the color that attracts me to these bikes, and the great ride they give. I put Suntour Cyclone and bar ends on mine, and kept the Stronglight crankset. Love this bike....
07-23-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Super LeTour 12.2 Restoration

I've been working on this for a while but it's done now. I went with the 600 Arabesque group because I had it, and it's just so good looking. SR Royal stem with SR Road Champion bars, Brooks B17 with...
07-01-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,855
Posted By 76SLT

88 Tempo

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06-01-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 32,482
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200...

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200 miles on it since new.

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05-10-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By 76SLT

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going...

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going with Velocity rims with Dura Ace hubs. I mentioned in an earlier post that I wanted to use parts from all the extras I had and I pretty much kept to that...
03-22-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be there if it's not raining.

I'll be there if it's not raining.
01-25-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,475
Posted By 76SLT

I look forward to being there. It should be a...

I look forward to being there. It should be a lot of fun.
12-13-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By 76SLT

I knew I'd get a lot of great advice from this...

I knew I'd get a lot of great advice from this group. I'll make a decision later today or in the next few days. This build is going to be fun because of the bike I chose to use. I wanted something...
12-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By 76SLT

It's a shame this bike will exist longer than Sears as a company.

I just picked up this really clean Sears Sport Racer. The guys neighbor bought it new and put just over 300 miles on it according to the odometer and according to what the original owner said. I...
11-27-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By 76SLT

This is how it looked when I got it from the...

This is how it looked when I got it from the original owner's daughter. I was surprised to see suicide levers on it. My future plans are to install barcons, then wrap the bars in solid red or black,...
11-25-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,525
Posted By 76SLT

You know I already told you I was in for it. I...

You know I already told you I was in for it. I think it's a great plan.
11-24-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,114
Posted By 76SLT

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Nervex lugs on my 71 Competition
11-21-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By 76SLT

Another great video. I really enjoyed it. Keep...

Another great video. I really enjoyed it. Keep them coming.
10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
10-08-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 101,553
Posted By 76SLT

I just got this yesterday. It's an 80 but was...

I just got this yesterday. It's an 80 but was bought new in 82. I've wanted one for quiet a while. It has less than 20 miles on it. Only the first 3 gears in the freewheel have grease on them. The...
07-15-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,259
Posted By 76SLT

I've been to the new bike cave, and it's even...

I've been to the new bike cave, and it's even more impressive in person. John has done a fantastic job with putting it all together in a way that makes it interesting to even people who never gave...
04-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 28,151
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many...

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many years.
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03-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,774
Posted By 76SLT

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Schwinn Volare...
01-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 77. ...

This is my 77.
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01-16-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,855
Posted By 76SLT

Still no identification on this bike other than...

Still no identification on this bike other than it's British, and it's from the late 40s or 50s. I built up the frame so no parts are original. Any guesses?
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01-11-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,503
Posted By 76SLT

This was my first time using the shellac method....

This was my first time using the shellac method. I used 3 coats of amber over bright red tape to get this darker red shade. It gave me the look I was shooting for on an old English bike....
12-31-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,606
Posted By 76SLT

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in...

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in with your outstanding collection. Congratulations!
12-25-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 63,950
Posted By 76SLT

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original...

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original except for the seat. Still has the original tires. I've had it since new....
12-20-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,922
Posted By 76SLT

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still...

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still have it.
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12-06-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,960
Posted By 76SLT

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Crescent 92318
11-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,833
Posted By 76SLT

It sure does. ...

It sure does.
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11-22-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By 76SLT

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a...

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a while for those who are new to the forum and have never seen them before. Thanks for the link!
11-12-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,824
Posted By 76SLT

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and...

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and rear hub, Modolo brakes and Gipiemme rear dropouts.
...
11-12-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,801
Posted By 76SLT

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets...

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets back to normal, we can do a Raleigh ride.
11-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By 76SLT

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄 ...

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄

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10-31-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,177
Posted By 76SLT

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10-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,266
Posted By 76SLT

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My Sears Puch Ted Williams Sport Racer. A never ending project.
09-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,442
Posted By 76SLT

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That...

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That area is really pretty for bicycling. It was great seeing some guys again and meeting new ones too. I wish I could have rode longer with you all, but I...
09-08-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,373
Posted By 76SLT

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by...

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by cleaning up and selling his 73 Varsity for him. It's the first Varsity I've worked on, and I was impressed with how well it rode, and how well the...
08-13-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,595
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 71. ...

Here's my 71.
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08-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,579
Posted By 76SLT

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71...

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71 Competition.
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07-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,355,961
Posted By 76SLT

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was...

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was these two from Krylon that I found at Hobby Lobby. One is Purple and the other is called Gum Drop. Then I shot it with clear coat....
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,355,961
Posted By 76SLT

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made...

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made were I replaced the Scott bars with a Nitto B115, I replaced the cassette with a new 12/28, new bar wrap, new Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 tires, and I custom...
07-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,011
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured...

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured rims like those.
07-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,481
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm...

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm still trying to determine who made my early 50s British bike. Mine has the earlier Nervex Pro lugs mentioned earlier. My fork is Accles & Pollock but...
06-17-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,355,961
Posted By 76SLT

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not...

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not sure what the paint scheme is called. I think it's Purple Haze, right?...
05-28-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,613
Posted By 76SLT

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B17 Special on my Superior.
Replies: 28
Views: 4,951
Posted By 76SLT

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now...

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now ride and enjoy it.
04-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By 76SLT

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a...

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a Sugino 38T. They look nice and will work well. The hardest part was dealing with two Ebay sellers that just didn't ship, or even answer my inquiry...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,209
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,209
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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