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    Thanks, I was just curious. I am not the seller,...

    Thanks, I was just curious. I am not the seller,
    And yes, people sell bikes for very high prices where I live, I've never even seen a beater bike for 25 dollars here.
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    Help me identify this!

    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/bik/3231953231.html

    I am curious for some info on this weird little bike! Does anyone know anything about it?
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    Thankyou! ... To people asking me whats...

    Thankyou!




    ... To people asking me whats on there now, I'll post some pictures when I can... because I have no idea !! Hah. Everything on my bike is 100% original and that is all I know.
    ...
  4. It would have never crossed my mind that a used...

    It would have never crossed my mind that a used saddle might be "gross."
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    My brakes are awful.

    Hello, remember me? I bought a 1974 Raleigh Superbe a while back.. and as much as I love riding it over flats.. it seems it cannot go up, or down hills. Now up hill I expected and am more than ready...
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    FREE...

    FREE BUSSES!???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ours are over $100 a month for a pass.
    and much more without!
    JEALOUS! :p
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    Sticky: Hi I am in my early/mid twenties (somewher in...

    Hi I am in my early/mid twenties (somewher in there :P) and I have never owned my own car. In the past I have had access to boyfriend's cars and whatnot, but its always terrible to become reliant on...
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    Lucky is his name. It's illegal to ride a bike...

    Lucky is his name.
    It's illegal to ride a bike here without a helmet. When I was taking my bike home for the first time, I decided to hop on for a bit and see how to went (without helmet)...then I...
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    Hello from BC, Canada!

    Hello! Posted a couple threads on the forum in other catagories already but thought I'd make an official hello. College student on the West coast here, just bought a 1974 Raleigh Superbe... because I...
  10. Haha, okay.. ya I didn't think I was being...

    Haha, okay.. ya I didn't think I was being clear.. but I admittedly don't know anything ! .. Thanks for the clarification, and I like to have to pedal harder.
  11. Yeah I've read a lot of people like to do this.....

    Yeah I've read a lot of people like to do this.. now the idea is that with the current cog, 2nd is the "true gear- with one tire rotation to one gear rotation?" .. sorry I can't eloquently explain...
  12. Update: Well, as it turns out, someone gummed up...

    Update:
    Well, as it turns out, someone gummed up the hub with sewing machine oil years ago. So the mechanic cleaned all of that out, and found that the pawl spring on the 1st gear was wrecked,...
  13. It was just some young kid in today, the old guy...

    It was just some young kid in today, the old guy who knows SAs will be in tomorrow, that's why I got no quote. They'll call me with it before proceeding with work so I may still decide not to go...
  14. I've taken it to a shop where there is a mechanic...

    I've taken it to a shop where there is a mechanic very familiar with SA hubs and left it. Had to put down $25 deposit on the work... Not sure why.. I feel my bike is enough of a dep? Anyway, he will...
  15. I just checked, it's an AW Edit: Are all...

    I just checked, it's an AW



    Edit: Are all AW's the same size? I notice that these SA hubs seem to come in different lengths(?), measured in mm's.....

    Also, can I ask, why am I looking for a...
  16. the only Schwinn Collegiate on my city's...

    the only Schwinn Collegiate on my city's craigslist right now is coming in at $200. The only thing you can get for $100 here are childrens mountain bikes
  17. Well, I know I would screw it up, that's just my...

    Well, I know I would screw it up, that's just my nature :D . However, I have a friend who has been working on bikes for years.. He's not a bike mechanic, but he is a car mechanic... and I'd trust him...
  18. Yeah when I went into the bike shop, I explained...

    Yeah when I went into the bike shop, I explained the problem as the indicator cable needing adjustment (I'd read on Sheldon's website previously that I'd need that). The guy told me he adjusted it...
  19. I knew that kid was full of it :notamused: ...

    I knew that kid was full of it :notamused:

    Thanks for the info. Greatly appreciated. I am useless mechanically.
  20. Boo, its broken: ...

    Boo, its broken:

    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/829884-New-to-bikes-bought-a-broken-one-(apparently-)
    If anyone knows a cheap way around this, I'd like to keep the bike..
  21. Good deal for my area. Bikes are overpriced here,...

    Good deal for my area. Bikes are overpriced here, I live in a big city. I wanted a vintage bike. I can return the bike, but frankly I don't want to.. I love it..
  22. New to bikes, bought a broken one (apparently..)

    Hi, I just bought a 1974 Raleigh Superbe with an internal 3 speed hub (am i saying that right?) - sturmey archer.. And.. I took it into a bike shop today, expecting to need a simple adjustment to...
  23. So the superbe's shifter cable thingy is loose,...

    So the superbe's shifter cable thingy is loose, so when you change gears or stop pedaling, it tends to go out of gear. Easy fix, yes? The guy says I can just get a shop to tighten the cables... And...
  24. Going to see the 74 superbe right now! (that's...

    Going to see the 74 superbe right now! (that's right, I mean business, haha) thanks for all the advice on here, you guys have been so helpful! now the cogs and chain look pretty rusty in the photos.....
  25. Okay thanks! I just saw the red one and it...

    Okay thanks! I just saw the red one and it totally sucked! She wouldn't go lower than 180 so I walked. The superbe is in my favourite colour too ;) just a bonus, haha
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