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    I lurk over there on occasion. I must say I'm...

    I lurk over there on occasion. I must say I'm surprised that most people seem to support the notion. Though Squeezebox finds it silly.

    Squeezebox has been trolling the Touring forum for the last...
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    I have an SA XL-FDD dynamo drum on my winter...

    I have an SA XL-FDD dynamo drum on my winter bike. Not a crime at all. Stopping is good. As Aaron says, you'll need to file the fork ends to fit the axle and re-space to 100mm.
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    Lucky. I almost always lose a few.

    Lucky. I almost always lose a few.
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    Sorry, but I hate you now.

    Sorry, but I hate you now.
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    Most of us use the term "Whitworth" for anything...

    Most of us use the term "Whitworth" for anything that uses the same size nut and bolt sizes--the tools, mainly. The threading is another story. I believe Raleigh used 26tpi instead of 24tpi, but...
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    Looks great. I'm trying to lace up a Dyno-hub....

    Looks great.

    I'm trying to lace up a Dyno-hub. Any advice on keeping the spokes in place on the small flange side?
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    It has other uses, too: ...

    It has other uses, too:

    https://thepotofgoldhandmadebykitty.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/6819213_std.jpg
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    +1

    +1
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    :thumb: You have mastered the art of living.

    :thumb:
    You have mastered the art of living.
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    I'd use a saddle less prepoceros.

    I'd use a saddle less prepoceros.
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    I don't have cycling glasses, but I wear my...

    I don't have cycling glasses, but I wear my work-issued prescription safety glasses with the sideshields when it's colder and windy. Helps quite a bit.
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    Say hi to Shawn for me. I was curious because...

    Say hi to Shawn for me.

    I was curious because I've fixed up a couple of Raleighs for friends that had that late '70s mattress saddle, and one woman loves it and the other HATED it.
    I wouldn't...
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    That looks really nice. Are you going to keep...

    That looks really nice. Are you going to keep the mattress saddle?

    I fixed up a silver Sports like that for a friend of my wife. I found blue tires at the bike recycler. They looked good on the...
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    Jeff Teel...

    Jeff Teel uses baskets on his tours:

    https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/pics/docs/00/01/63/51/large/150824p02.jpg?v=0

    https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/pics/docs/00/01/16/46/large/R130514p05A.jpg?v=0
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    Works for me. Mark Stonich, aka "Bikesmith," of...

    Works for me. Mark Stonich, aka "Bikesmith," of cotter press fame, says SW stands for "seldom works," and AW stands for "always works."
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    Your bike is a bit of a puzzle. Triumphs were...

    Your bike is a bit of a puzzle. Triumphs were made in Coventry until Raleigh absorbed them in 1954. As your headbadge says "Nottingham" I think it's safe to say it's post '54.

    Looking at Kurt's...
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    I briefly had a Schwinn Racer. Someone gave it...

    I briefly had a Schwinn Racer. Someone gave it to me because the fork was bent. The guys in the machine shop put it in the hydraulic press and straightened it for me, so I suppose the solid steel...
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    Seems reasonable:...

    Seems reasonable: http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/595712-huffy-mark-10-picture-heavy.html
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    Yes, me and my management team. +1 I've...

    Yes, me and my management team.



    +1 I've had a few that were loose when taken apart, but when reassembled with fresh grease they don't move.




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    My daughter likes her Space Rider.

    My daughter likes her Space Rider.
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    Yes. They were youth models.

    Yes. They were youth models.
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    It is designed to be that way. The Raleigh Colt,...

    It is designed to be that way. The Raleigh Colt, Mountie, and Space Rider all came with a camelback frame. Raleigh called it a drop frame:
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    Not soon enough for me. Just have to make it...

    Not soon enough for me. Just have to make it through the winter.
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    People who are camping can put gear in the...

    People who are camping can put gear in the trailer; other luggage can go in the van. The trailer gets dropped off at the campsite in Wabasha. The van is parked next to the Eagle's Nest Coffeeshop...
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    What kind of frame are you fitting it to? I have...

    What kind of frame are you fitting it to? I have an old Schwinn Le Tour Luxe frame that is 126mm. I used the 6 1/4 axle and washers. The axle was cheap; the longer one is much more expensive. I...
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