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    What, are you on your way to a gig? We may need...

    What, are you on your way to a gig? We may need to update some of these now.
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    Sure, it's a fool's errand. But everybody plays...

    Sure, it's a fool's errand. But everybody plays the fool sometime. Nice looking Phillips BTW; I like the blue. I'm fixing up a Lady's Phillips Sports the same color blue for my sister-in-law right...
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    Nice bike. Which one do you want to service, the...

    Nice bike.
    Which one do you want to service, the dynohub or the three speed hub? Best thing for a three speed is some oil and then ride it around.
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    First things first: does the hub have an oil...

    First things first: does the hub have an oil port? If it does, put some oil in the hub and ride it for awhile. You can get the 3 in 1 in the blue can at the hardware store, but regular motor oil...
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    Are the cranks on correctly? It looks like a...

    Are the cranks on correctly? It looks like a cotter may be reversed.
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    Jeff Teel on CGOAB uses baskets: Following...

    Jeff Teel on CGOAB uses baskets:

    Following the Straight Path: finally, ready to go - Morton, IL
    Tri-points on the Tri-speed: So far, so good - Tremont, IL
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    I think the 6 1/4" axle was used on the DL-1. ...

    I think the 6 1/4" axle was used on the DL-1.

    I believe there was yet another, longer axle. Will have to look.
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    I poked around a bit more, and found this (look...

    I poked around a bit more, and found this (look under hub bearing adjustment):

    http://www.bicyclehub.co.uk/images/dynohub-leaflet-rear.jpg

    At this useful site: Sturmey Archer Dynohub

    So it...
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    Not sure. See Dynohubs...

    Not sure. See Dynohubs

    SPECIAL NOTE. - GH6 hubs prior to 1952 had the adjusting cone on the dynamo side. This cone is extended to pass through the armature body and is flatted at the outer end to...
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    I like the two-tone frames, too. I fixed up a...

    I like the two-tone frames, too. I fixed up a silver/blue one like this for a friend of my wife's, and I found blue tires for it at the recyclers. It looks sharp. On the other hand, a late '70s...
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    Pre- '52 they went on the left. They had a...

    Pre- '52 they went on the left. They had a different adjustable cone/locknut arrangement. Post '52 they should go on the right, but I don't think it matters as much as a regular Raleigh three speed...
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    forestine and nelsonmilum: I've met a few 3...

    forestine and nelsonmilum:

    I've met a few 3 speeders from the Winnipeg area. They may be able to help you out. Luckyrob is on the Gentleman Cyclist Google group.
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    Nah, that was Bikesmith (Mark Stonich)...

    Nah, that was Bikesmith (Mark Stonich). See page 2.
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    Your Phillips is way cooler. Do you want...

    Your Phillips is way cooler.

    Do you want another project?
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    I'm looking at all the transformers on the...

    I'm looking at all the transformers on the shelf...
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    As you say, it's a vinyl mattress saddle. Common...

    As you say, it's a vinyl mattress saddle. Common as a cost-cutting measure by the late '70s on the Sports:

    http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/catalogs/1977/images/11-77-sports.jpg

    The one I...
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    I'd say '73. I can't really see if it has self...

    I'd say '73. I can't really see if it has self adjusting brke levers or 36/36 spoking, but those changes all happened around then.
    See 'The Headbadge': Classic & Vintage Bicycle Resources &...
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    The Sears hubs I've seen, one stamped JC Higgins...

    The Sears hubs I've seen, one stamped JC Higgins and another stamped Sears, are Sturmey Archer clones. The shell is different, but the internals are the same and interchangeable with SA AWs.
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    I've relaced a couple Raleighs using CR18s. I...

    I've relaced a couple Raleighs using CR18s. I taped the rims together and transferred the spokes over. I had to offset the valve one position.

    As a winter project, I built up a wheel with an old...
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    +1 You can see the boss for a chaincase in the...

    +1

    You can see the boss for a chaincase in the last picture. It is probably an older frame or it may be from Europe. The crank looks newer, though, as do the pedals.

    The saddle is great,...
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    Very nice. :thumb: Did you reuse the old spokes...

    Very nice. :thumb: Did you reuse the old spokes or get new ones?
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    I replaced the calipers with Tektro 800 sets on...

    I replaced the calipers with Tektro 800 sets on both my bike and my wife's bike. My bike had a set of decent forged levers, but hers had those awful self adjusting brakes, so I replaced them with...
  23. Installing Sturmey-Archer Gear Shift Cables...

    Installing Sturmey-Archer Gear Shift Cables
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    British Fasteners...

    British Fasteners for a little history. Interesting about the Packard-built Merlin ( which powered the P-51 Mustang).

    My dad remembers when both Sears Craftsman and Snap-On both made Whitworth...
  25. I'd reuse the old housing. I think it looks...

    I'd reuse the old housing. I think it looks nice. Grips are ok.



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