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04-27-22, 11:09 PM
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Posted By jkrug

Just finished cleaning up this Shogun 400 mixte....

Just finished cleaning up this Shogun 400 mixte. This is one of the nicest mixtes I've worked on, although it came with an unfortunate choice of handlebars. I swapped out the stem and bar with one...
04-27-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 563,750
Posted By jkrug

Another bike diverted from the landfill, ready...

Another bike diverted from the landfill, ready for a new rider. A Shogun 400 with all Shimano components. Swapped out a high-rise bar and re-used these Linus bars left over from another build.
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04-20-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 563,750
Posted By jkrug

Just finished up this Linus Dutchi 3i that was...

Just finished up this Linus Dutchi 3i that was headed for the landfill. Everything was basically sound on it. Replaced the worn-out seat and hand grips, replaced the old tires, cleaned and oiled the...
01-14-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,120
Posted By jkrug

Reviving an old thread--I just finished up this...

Reviving an old thread--I just finished up this Raleigh Royale and was able to keep it fairly original. The brakes are the "88s" and the derailleurs are original Simplex. Only changed out the cables,...
01-05-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 563,750
Posted By jkrug

Just finished up a Gitane Grand Sport Deluxe...

Just finished up a Gitane Grand Sport Deluxe restoration. Had one in college many years ago that I'd bought new, then crashed beyond repair on campus. The frame is stamped 73 and that seems about...
12-26-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Finished this brown Raleigh Sports and sold it to...

Finished this brown Raleigh Sports and sold it to a neighbor just in time for a Christmas present for her husband. He'll use it as a town commuter. Had to remind him to ease up on the pedal to shift....
12-09-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Not an English bike, but this was my first taste...

Not an English bike, but this was my first taste of a Sturmey Archer equipped bike. This Schwinn Breeze was in a box in pieces when I got it--previous owner had taken it apart with his son to repaint...
12-06-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,020
Posted By jkrug

T-Mar--you are right, that is a SunTour GT. Don't...

T-Mar--you are right, that is a SunTour GT. Don't know where I got the idea it was a Pro. It does seem like a sturdy consumer bike and will still make a nice rider for someone. It has hardly been...
12-04-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,020
Posted By jkrug

Thanks for the information. A closer look at the...

Thanks for the information. A closer look at the derailleurs left me intrigued about their performance and I'm eager to get it set up for a test ride. And yes, new tires are on their way. Had hoped...
12-02-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,020
Posted By jkrug

Resurrecting an old thread. Just got this Meister...

Resurrecting an old thread. Just got this Meister bike from the original owner whose father bought it for her when she was in high school--a good candidate for clean-up and restoration.
Suntour...
11-30-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,565
Posted By jkrug

Put together this Peugeot mixte for my daughter. ...

Put together this Peugeot mixte for my daughter.

My wife rode one like it before she was born and we did a long tour down the Canadian and US west coast.
Switched out the bottom bracket and...
11-30-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Found a rider for the restored grey '73 Sports. ...

Found a rider for the restored grey '73 Sports.
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Before: Thought the bike was...
11-30-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,295
Posted By jkrug

Glad to have found this thread (even if it's old)...

Glad to have found this thread (even if it's old) as I just picked up a women's World Tourist that looks in slightly worse condition than yours, katsrevenge. Will get into it as soon as I finish my...
11-30-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 563,750
Posted By jkrug

Picked up a white '72 Gitane Grand Sports Deluxe...

Picked up a white '72 Gitane Grand Sports Deluxe in rather sad shape and have stripped it down to usable parts to rebuild. The frame had lots of surface rust, badly faded foil decals and a coating of...
11-28-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,252
Posted By jkrug

Sorry to see that the Grand Sports Deluxe doesn't...

Sorry to see that the Grand Sports Deluxe doesn't get much respect in this thread. I had one in college that I bought new, and wrecked in a head-on collision with a heavier bike. Just picked one up...
11-28-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,062
Posted By jkrug

I've been riding over 50 years and have mostly...

I've been riding over 50 years and have mostly had lower level consumer bikes, but three stand out. The first was a Windsor road bike with sew-ups that I repainted and took on a west coast bike ride...
11-28-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,008
Posted By jkrug

Just picked up a Schwinn World Tourist women's...

Just picked up a Schwinn World Tourist women's bike and discovered the front freewheel. Am looking forward to tinkering with it--always something new to discover.
11-28-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Have now worked on three cottered three-speeds...

Have now worked on three cottered three-speeds and the Bikesmith cotter pin tool has saved all three. Thanks to all who recommended it and to Mark for providing such a beautifully finished and...
11-02-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Thanks all for the info. Ordered one from Bike...

Thanks all for the info. Ordered one from Bike Smith. Don't have the equipment to fabricate my own and love the work Mark is doing. Can't wait to use it (and the fixed cup tool) on my 72 Raleigh...
11-01-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Thanks! I just sold a Schwinn three-speed so am...

Thanks! I just sold a Schwinn three-speed so am going to invest in the Bikesmith press rather than going out and buying a brass punch. I'm willing to pay the bit extra for a quality tool I'm hoping...
10-31-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Thank you. I haven't made it all the way through...

Thank you. I haven't made it all the way through this thread but will look for it. I've also found one made from a ball joint splitter that I will probably try.
10-31-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,639,640
Posted By jkrug

Just picked up a pair of Raleigh Sports in rough...

Just picked up a pair of Raleigh Sports in rough shape but all original. The hubs are '72 on the men's and '73 on the women's. Almost done with the women's bike, but the cotters on the crank are...
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