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    If no one has claimed the pedal set, I could use...

    If no one has claimed the pedal set, I could use them on a number of restoration projects. I will PM you.
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    Brooks did make vinyl saddles, and it is possible...

    Brooks did make vinyl saddles, and it is possible yours in an original. From what I see on line, the Deluxe version of the Raleigh Sports had Brooks leather saddles. The Standard version most likely...
  3. My Raleigh 3 speed Path Racer ...

    My Raleigh 3 speed Path Racer

    http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2428/3934384755_fcf7a3c2d0_o.jpg
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    A set of 26 x 1-1/4" Dunlop rims for my '54...

    A set of 26 x 1-1/4" Dunlop rims for my '54 Humber Beeston clone project plus a pair of Sturmey Archer front wing nuts.350918
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    The cable guides are pretty elusive. I was...

    The cable guides are pretty elusive. I was finally able to score what I needed for my "77 Moto on e-Bay a couple of months ago. Paid more than I would have liked, but I did need them.
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    I might be interested in one or two of the racks...

    I might be interested in one or two of the racks also.
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    Here's my latest addition to my collection, a '73...

    Here's my latest addition to my collection, a '73 UO-18. Picked this up a couple of weeks ago for $30. Story is that the Peugeot, along with an early 70's Gitane and a Raleigh, had been in a sealed...
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    Check out Wiggles in the UK, I bought two...

    Check out Wiggles in the UK, I bought two Barley's from them for what I would have paid for one here in the States, plus my shipping was free. Their inventory is currently a hit and miss due to...
  9. Welcome to the group. My first English 3 speed...

    Welcome to the group. My first English 3 speed was also a 1968 Robiit upn Hood; like your except blue in color. I bought it as a surprise Christmas gift for my wife. Spent several weeks tearing it...
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    Oddjob2 is correct in his assesment, at least...

    Oddjob2 is correct in his assesment, at least here in the States. The Twenty is a highly sought after Raleigh and fetch a nice price. Like I said, my restored '70 sold for over $200. Perhaps in the...
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    The answer is simple; Listen to your wife!! She...

    The answer is simple; Listen to your wife!! She obviously knows what she is talking about. Plus it's a good idea to have her on your side regarding your hobby. Ask me how I know! Once restored,...
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    Gitane's Crank, What am I Missing?

    Let me begin by saying I bought an early 70's Gitane Grand Sport De Luxe last Friday. Bike appears to be all original, but needs pedals and TLC. I am puzzled though by the crank set; it's missing...
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    There's one on e-Bay UK right now, current bid is...

    There's one on e-Bay UK right now, current bid is only 1.2 Pounds; about $2.50 or so. However, shipping is 16.99 Pounds; $26 more or less. Here's a link:
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    I bought a couple of French bicycles yesterday...

    I bought a couple of French bicycles yesterday from a seller who found them in a sealed storage locker. From I'm told, they had been in storage for about 30 years.

    First is a 1973 Peugeot UO-18....
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    Nice restoration on the Rudge Gasbag; you really...

    Nice restoration on the Rudge Gasbag; you really can't go wrong with black on a vintage Brit cycle. Looking forward to seeing more of your handi work.

    So, how far south of Chicago are you?
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    Some of my projects

    1975 Raleigh Sprite:


    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3508/4039900421_e4d532e2f0_o.jpg

    1977 Motobecane Super Mirage:
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    Here's a thought; The C&V Forum's First Annual...

    Here's a thought; The C&V Forum's First Annual Group Tour of the UK. Package would include air fare, lodging & meals (perhaps at a UK C&Ver's house?) and of course a guided tour of as many C&V...
  18. I have the exact cage but in black, pretty sure...

    I have the exact cage but in black, pretty sure it was made by Blackburn.

    http://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=260c0b06-a9b5-4c09-9a01-3089f0c22fed

    You're missing the piece that...
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    And that's why I'm trying to convince the Mrs....

    And that's why I'm trying to convince the Mrs. that we need to retire in the UK. The first step in my scheme is getting us there for a long visit, say several weeks in length, and take along two or...
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    Let me be the first to welcome you to the assylum...

    Let me be the first to welcome you to the assylum Beic. Nice to have the UK represented. Now, about all of those vintage parts you chaps are hoarding over there.....
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    That Superbe should be a fine ride when you get...

    That Superbe should be a fine ride when you get it presentable. I would image you keep that one and sell your brother your '75 Sports. (That's what I would do!)
  22. Beautiful GP. Not sure if you are aware of the...

    Beautiful GP. Not sure if you are aware of the Sheldon Brown site Retro Raleighs, but this link will take you there:

    http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/

    On this site you should be able to...
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    Can you ID these Vintage Racks?

    I have a couple of vintage racks I need help identifying and dating. One is a front rack, the other a rear, both of which mount using the brake mounting bolts. Rear rack is certainly a Blackburn, I'm...
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    Here's a link to my Flickr page showing this...

    Here's a link to my Flickr page showing this decal in a larger format. See if it helps:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stl914/9640166814/sizes/o/
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    I stand corrected. Wonder how I missed that?

    I stand corrected. Wonder how I missed that?
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