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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 937
Posted By rcschafer
Nice! I have a 58T Sugino chainring lying around...

Nice! I have a 58T Sugino chainring lying around but haven't had the guts to put it on any of my bikes yet.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By rcschafer
Yeah that first bike in the post was a different...

Yeah that first bike in the post was a different bike (probably where I got the idea to source those particular shifters.) Sorry about the confusion.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By rcschafer
Thanks for the feedback everyone... I think I'll...

Thanks for the feedback everyone... I think I'll call it "early 60s, maybe 70s mumble mumble" if anyone asks and not worry about it too much otherwise. Took the bike out in direct sunlight yesterday...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-02-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By rcschafer
Ha, it is an exact match! Too bad it's the same...

Ha, it is an exact match! Too bad it's the same bike, I forgot I had posted about this one when I first got it.

The theories are proliferating: '73 model, Canadian market version with older...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By rcschafer
Thanks, yeah was looking at that one too....

Thanks, yeah was looking at that one too. Puzzling that his has a serial number on the BB but mine doesn't. Here's a (supposedly) '68 but again, not quite the same:
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By rcschafer
Help dating a Raleigh Sports

Picked this up off of the local Craigslist a while back and finally got around to getting it running. Pretty beat up but I liked the look of it. Still needs a bit of work - fork legs needs to be...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 03-09-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,605
Posted By rcschafer
Thanks for the reply, Bill! Yeah it's a tank but...

Thanks for the reply, Bill! Yeah it's a tank but I enjoy it and (more importantly) so does my stoker, who was a little leery of the road tandem I tried her out on before this. We had a great time...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 02-27-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,605
Posted By rcschafer
Well apparently it's a 1991: 506781

Well apparently it's a 1991:

506781
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 01-05-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By rcschafer
PM sent on Shim 1.

PM sent on Shim 1.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 12-02-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By rcschafer
May I ask why? Just curious.

May I ask why? Just curious.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 09-28-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By rcschafer
Hmm, well I have an burgundy '84 PGN-10 in 56cm...

Hmm, well I have an burgundy '84 PGN-10 in 56cm that's a tad too small for me (my Miami Vice Ironman is my go-to road bike these days) and now it's just sitting around with the wheels off. Not...
Forum: Touring 08-22-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,584
Posted By rcschafer
I used a Da Brim Rezzo (front only, no rear...

I used a Da Brim Rezzo (front only, no rear overhang) on RAGBRAI this year and was very glad to have it. It proved useful on the two rainy days as well. Had some issues with wind buffeting on fast...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-16-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By rcschafer
I have that exact frame and it's Raleigh 26TPI.

I have that exact frame and it's Raleigh 26TPI.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-30-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,700
Posted By rcschafer
Rode my first Ragbrai last week and although I...

Rode my first Ragbrai last week and although I saw LOTS of bikes I remember seeing what I considered to be an unusual number of Kleins (at one point there was a group of 5-6 of them riding together.)...
Forum: Touring 07-13-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,564
Posted By rcschafer
If you just need occasional protection the O2...

If you just need occasional protection the O2 Tyvex gear is cheap and effective. Not super durable but you can probably get 2-3 years out of it.

There's a hooded version but it's a bit baggier...
Forum: Touring 06-24-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By rcschafer
Love the insulated pannier, will start on one...

Love the insulated pannier, will start on one soonest! Could've used it this past weekend...

One note on those neck wraps, they rely on evaporation to work and might not be as effective in more...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By rcschafer
One theory on its condition is that it was locked...

One theory on its condition is that it was locked to a gallery pole of one of the nearby businesses that are a bit over-protective of their property rights. Such places generally will destroy the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By rcschafer
Good spot - that King of Mercia is the closest...

Good spot - that King of Mercia is the closest match I've seen.



I'm going to try - I've posted to our local bike theft database and the FB group has been reasonably effective at reunited...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By rcschafer
Curb find: trashed Mercian

Here in New Orleans bike theft is rampant so we have a local Facebook group whose members are attempting to stem the tide (with some success...
Forum: Touring 05-24-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By rcschafer
Regular shorts and sneakers would be ok I guess,...

Regular shorts and sneakers would be ok I guess, depends on how comfortable your bike is, how much you're hauling and how far you're riding each day. I'd do a trip like that on my touring bike...
Forum: Touring 05-24-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By rcschafer
(Posting again after my phone kept submitting...

(Posting again after my phone kept submitting before I finished!)

Are you riding on the Westbank or Eastbank? I rode the Westbank levee trail to Hahnville and back one Sunday morning, ended up...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-13-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 25,921
Posted By rcschafer
Got enough things attached to my latest build...

Got enough things attached to my latest build ('85 Peugeot P18C) to ride it a few blocks - yeah the front der isn't hooked up and the rear brake needs dialing in but I COULD. NOT. RESIST.
...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-11-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By rcschafer
Ha there should be a Stoker Taxonomy. For mine it...

Ha there should be a Stoker Taxonomy. For mine it would be:

"Stoker (Reluctant, Masher, Individualistic.)"

Or maybe a Meyers-Briggs type of classification if four opposing characteristics...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-11-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 25,921
Posted By rcschafer
Ha just finished a similar wheelset for my...

Ha just finished a similar wheelset for my Peugeot P18C build: Mavic 500s and VO RAID rims. Put some Compass "Barlow Pass" tires on and their 38mm size balanced out the deep RAID rims. Can't wait to...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-01-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By rcschafer
PM sent on the Sugino 58T.

PM sent on the Sugino 58T.
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