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11-30-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Mr. 66

It's really nice with Tange Prestige as well. ...

It's really nice with Tange Prestige as well.
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11-29-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 987
Posted By Mr. 66

I would be tempted to put an old MTB triple on...

I would be tempted to put an old MTB triple on that, and just leave the rest as is. Your Suntour can handle handle it.
11-29-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,248
Posted By Mr. 66

The Raleigh purchased from the original owner,...

The Raleigh purchased from the original owner, the brake pads were changed but the rest was intact....
11-29-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,119
Posted By Mr. 66

It's not a great picture but here's the 1960...

It's not a great picture but here's the 1960 Urago with the front derailleur braze
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11-29-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not toe the brake arms that are cast,...

I would not toe the brake arms that are cast, they may look fine but it could lead to catastrophic end.
11-29-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 889
Posted By Mr. 66

Probably ok, check for cracking. Are you putting...

Probably ok, check for cracking. Are you putting new bars on? If you are uncomfortable with it swap it out, better to feel safe.
11-26-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mr. 66

I found the pictures, here is the stationary bike...

I found the pictures, here is the stationary bike convert. Lol
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11-25-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 807,761
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much wrenching lately but wrenching and...

Not much wrenching lately but wrenching and winching a monster dent and bowed top tube as...
11-24-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Mr. 66

I haven't had time to look yet, but Boulder...

I haven't had time to look yet, but Boulder Bicycle is back!!! I just got the email. I've bought there a healthy few times.
11-22-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,212
Posted By Mr. 66

OMG! I upset one of the locals, I wish it...

OMG!

I upset one of the locals, I wish it wasn't true. I tried to patch things up, what a mistake.

Without going into the gory details this guy is has now call me a Obnoxious Chunt, a ******...
11-22-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,128
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is one that had a cushy seat. ...

Here is one that had a cushy seat.
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11-22-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,212
Posted By Mr. 66

I resemble that remark...

I resemble that remark...
11-19-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15,298
Views: 3,927,212
Posted By Mr. 66

From the warehouse sale ...

From the warehouse sale
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2413_76ba11376ab2a12776c694d3a45b16021b78f117.jpgA few other tidbits as well.
11-16-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By Mr. 66

No, that's not true for the road alpha 3000....

No, that's not true for the road alpha 3000. Those have its own shifter that's not compatible with the others
11-16-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 440
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't think you will improve performance much...

I don't think you will improve performance much swapping things out. You may need to flush out the shifters, I am not a big fan of those shifters. At best I feel that those are inconsistent. Do make...
11-14-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,759
Posted By Mr. 66

You may need to craft a tool for your servicing.

You may need to craft a tool for your servicing.
11-12-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Mr. 66

Hey that looks familiar. I took pity on this what...

Hey that looks familiar. I took pity on this what was downtrodden Rock Hopper.
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Replies: 29
Views: 861
Posted By Mr. 66

I am not a big fan of the brand, mostly I think...

I am not a big fan of the brand, mostly I think of their stuff as boom time. This mixtie appears better than most Libertas period. I lean more to the yes than no. The derailleur hanger is the only...
11-09-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 807,761
Posted By Mr. 66

The 1977 MKM is back on the road. Reynolds 531...

The 1977 MKM is back on the road. Reynolds 531 26.8? Seatpost I think. High flange Campy on Weinman convex 27" rims with chrome double butted spokes. Double triple, cranks and very rare rear...
11-03-23, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 480
Posted By Mr. 66

Ah kids these days... Hey get off my lawn! I...

Ah kids these days... Hey get off my lawn!

I am more drawn to the first, but I like the second one more for display, the grub screw bugs me.Both probably ride squirrelly, the split tube frame I...
10-30-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,354
Posted By Mr. 66

Let's see your pieces of engineering crapsmanship

Let's see your pieces of engineering crapsmanship
10-25-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,414
Posted By Mr. 66

The Jack needs some time on the stand, but the...

The Jack needs some time on the stand, but the others function https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8312_367947207c3b005f353c85156ebe7ee4c5699218.jpgThese two just...
10-24-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Mr. 66

That may be a Swiss threaded bb

That may be a Swiss threaded bb
10-23-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,423
Posted By Mr. 66

Poor Dura Ace 7200, nobody has picked you... ...

Poor Dura Ace 7200, nobody has picked you...

As a solitary I will redeem you in black for hubs, white calipers, and a long cage crane....
10-22-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,739
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes that looks borked. Your pictures are...

Yes that looks borked. Your pictures are inconclusive as to what is bent. They only show that there is an alignment problem. Have you tried putting your fork on a flat surface? Rolling steertube on...
10-20-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By Mr. 66

I like the new Gran Compe nonaero lever, one can...

I like the new Gran Compe nonaero lever, one can get those new. They have a barrel adjuster, good style for vintage.
10-20-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mr. 66

High prices yes, I don't know if I would call it...

High prices yes, I don't know if I would call it gouging though. You or we, can say no to pricing or just no deal.

What we we do is addictive, or can be. Sometimes it's just better to stay of the...
10-14-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 807,761
Posted By Mr. 66

The Lygie gets some time in the light. Here I put...

The Lygie gets some time in the light. Here I put some black Dura Ace 120/100 hubs on black ukai rims. I have not tried these out yet, they just did not have the right look I wanted on the silver...
10-13-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Mr. 66

It also could be that you need to remove the axel...

It also could be that you need to remove the axel to access. I seem to recall needing to on a Regina freewheel or two.
10-13-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,766
Posted By Mr. 66

Lets see, who brought the subject of coffee and...

Lets see, who brought the subject of coffee and Starbucks into the thread. Lol
10-13-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes paint can help determine, by this time of...

Yes paint can help determine, by this time of braze on the cables are under bb and you probably have two sets of cage mounts.

What does it say on the toptube? Mockba 80 was on one. I had a Conte....
10-09-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By Mr. 66

I use weight lifting gloves, they are not the...

I use weight lifting gloves, they are not the wrist wrap type but they are very rugged.

I recommend a physical therapist, preferably one that does bike fit.
10-05-23, 07:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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and these are ribed for riding pleasures...
10-04-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 81,146
Views: 13,383,500
Posted By Mr. 66

They want a tandem bike?

They want a tandem bike?
09-28-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,246
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes, that is a true statement. However that not...

Yes, that is a true statement. However that not how everything goes. One may have cranks that have sway, and/or flex on the strokes. One may need to coldset the rings or the spider for even...
09-28-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Mr. 66

I can't give you year of make, but I think that's...

I can't give you year of make, but I think that's an ok deal if the wheels are good. So as-is and refurb is good, I would not do more than that. I've had Sirrus in double and triple they both...
09-25-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,991
Posted By Mr. 66

The white Serotta was originally equipped with...

The white Serotta was originally equipped with Shimano tri color. I went with 2x8 Dura Ace on the Tange Prestige frame. ...
09-24-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mr. 66

Chai is an interesting guy. Haven't seen him much...

Chai is an interesting guy. Haven't seen him much these last few years. I did see him at the bike swap but by the time I was finished a transaction he had disappeared. I don't think he's a forum...
09-23-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 845,865
Posted By Mr. 66

I hit it with water and sprayed turtle wax tire &...

I hit it with water and sprayed turtle wax tire & wheel wash. Let set for 30 seconds, work it in lightly with a bristle brush, rinse and repeat. I find that stuff works leavening a supple feel. It's...
09-23-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 845,865
Posted By Mr. 66

Original hoods, and my grubby paws since...

Original hoods, and my grubby paws since 1984https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2158_8fce63982b8891ea0e918c56bdb5e6c73c9cb042.jpgand after...
09-23-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By Mr. 66

The last paint I did I used a Harbor Freight set...

The last paint I did I used a Harbor Freight set that bought for $30-$40. I went to an auto paint distributor and bought some ppg product, I used epoxy primer on the Raleigh....
09-23-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Mr. 66

I would try the local university surplus...

I would try the local university surplus auctions, there are many unclaimed bikes that pass through those.
09-22-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Mr. 66

I think you are at a point of diminishing...

I think you are at a point of diminishing returns. I would just keep them all together and polish as-is. You can do just fine.

That said, you can try PB Blaster or Kroil penetrating oils on that....
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Mr. 66

Is that even the original fork? The back wheel...

Is that even the original fork? The back wheel isn't installed, the alloy 27 is worming, horrible cablestop convert, pinpost, ripped and aged brake levers hoods, low level tubing, pictures of poor...
09-20-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Mr. 66

In what regard? You mean a safer bike? Helmet...

In what regard? You mean a safer bike? Helmet laws and enforcement? Laws regulating the services? Protection from criminal elements? And why only food delivery, there are a lot of document curriers,...
09-20-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Mr. 66

I went all in for the '67 Sannow...

I went all in for the '67 Sannow https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5252_2b4f6f95e6fa5d63be33d8fce2897412f2657e40.jpg...
09-11-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mr. 66

Not me!!! My TdF with the Juy and claw ...

Not me!!! My TdF with the Juy and claw
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09-07-23, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By Mr. 66

A little elbow grease and solvent may clean off...

A little elbow grease and solvent may clean off the rattle can paint off the chrome and such.
09-06-23, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 807,761
Posted By Mr. 66

A cleansing of the brake hoodsand the re-install...

A cleansing of the brake hoodsand the re-install is complete,https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2153_a7b791e81e9c9f4c91269c1611815a40a540e8fe.jpgand these clips are...
09-06-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By Mr. 66

Looks like Schwinn except for the rattle can

Looks like Schwinn except for the rattle can
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