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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-12, 08:31 AM
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Posted By chambo
A fiver??? great find

A fiver??? great find
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-12-05, 02:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By chambo
even though a Simplex or Huret would be more...

even though a Simplex or Huret would be more 'correct' you could go with either decent alloy versions of the same though these are becoming 'collectable' and thus expensive ..yes the plastic is a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-08-05, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,852
Posted By chambo
C M Grange number is 01279758718, they also stock...

C M Grange number is 01279758718, they also stock 16x 1 3/8" alloy rims drilled 28 or plain to drill yourself and may stock some 20" alloy rims too as well as a host of other axles hub bits etc..note...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-08-05, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By chambo
Hercules were a major competitor to Raleigh some...

Hercules were a major competitor to Raleigh some say they produced more machines though this is contestable...they were bought out by Raleigh...their early machines were very nice good quality but...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-05, 04:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,630
Posted By chambo
there was also the badge engineered Triumph 20...

there was also the badge engineered Triumph 20 "traffic master folder built in the late 70's like mine.

Steve...Chesterfield,England
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-05, 04:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,852
Posted By chambo
the old BB is a real pig to get out..if the...

the old BB is a real pig to get out..if the bearing surface is OK leave it in just a little longer...C M Grange (an English company) is planning to release later this year square taper axles in the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-05, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By chambo
a decent frame builder should be able to build...

a decent frame builder should be able to build you a lighter fork exactly how you want it from reynolds tubing for around 120 quid...ish.

Steve Chesterfield, England
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-05, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 419,838
Posted By chambo
yes roger that, Dawes Kingpin note the support...

yes roger that, Dawes Kingpin note the support under head tube junction and cable going through the frame got a blue folding version in one of my sheds...Raleigh 20's rock i was going to buy a bike...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-05, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By chambo
thanks for the help guys..so thats 28.6 seatpost...

thanks for the help guys..so thats 28.6 seatpost ..but what about the seat clamp dia ,i have been told it is 32.5 but several LBS's say that doesn't exist but i know they tell lies also what is the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-02-05, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By chambo
buy a new one, they come up for little money on...

buy a new one, they come up for little money on ebay on a regular basis (in England anyway) they have as yet not become 'collectable' and work better than many far more expensive and 'collectable'...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-02-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By chambo
raleigh twenty help needed

does anyone know the seatpost diameter for my 1978 triumph folder, also the seat post clamp dia and the handle bar clamp dia...i intend to replace these items with some more modern stuff befitting...
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