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04-29-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By _dylan

crank_addict, I'm definitely going to hit up a...

crank_addict, I'm definitely going to hit up a Goodwill and give it a looksie before I decide what to do. I've looked at a few "full picnic sets" complete with all the plates, wares, etc. that I...
04-29-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Is this the same set up as the first one you...

Is this the same set up as the first one you showed? They look much darker stained. I'm assuming that's just a more recent picture? They look great.
04-29-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

You know, I had a twinge of a feeling that may be...

You know, I had a twinge of a feeling that may be the case--but will freely admit that I did miss it. No, that is not the question Velognome. Not the question at all. :p

*It still stands, though....
04-29-15, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Originally, I was thinking panniers--but after...

Originally, I was thinking panniers--but after seeing/reading this post, I'm beginning to lean towards baskets. Kind of considering buying a legit picnic basket (with all the bells and whistles) and...
04-29-15, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

That is awesome. Did you make it yourself?

That is awesome. Did you make it yourself?
04-28-15, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Hoping this one is memorable. Right now the plan...

Hoping this one is memorable. Right now the plan is to pop the question. ;)
04-28-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Oddjob, Some of these are freaking awesome. Now I...

Oddjob, Some of these are freaking awesome. Now I have to make another decision.. haha
04-28-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Velognome, Love it. Would only need to get one,...

Velognome, Love it. Would only need to get one, too, because she already has a basket at the front of hers.
04-28-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By _dylan

Panniers Question

Now that I'm out of school and the GF will have the summer off (before she begins her PhD), we're looking forward to some nice weather to take the Raleigh Sports(es) out for some summer picnics.
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09-30-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By _dylan

randyjawa, I still have the one I removed. It'll...

randyjawa, I still have the one I removed. It'll need to be cleaned and re-chromed, though.
09-29-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By _dylan

daf1009, yes--they are much smaller than normal....

daf1009, yes--they are much smaller than normal. I shortened them by at least an inch to get a smaller, older look. I would have shortened them all the way to the brass, but I was afraid of slicing...
09-28-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By _dylan

C&V The Way I Wanted It: Customized Sekine

Still not 100% done (might move the brake levers and shifters down a bit, shellack the cork, and might add some leather wrap closer to the stem), but I finally got the Sekine operational again. The...
09-23-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By _dylan

I actually do have a Pletscher rack that was...

I actually do have a Pletscher rack that was recently painted black--it's the rack I was considering using when I first thought of implementing panniers. I think I'll have to just look around and see...
09-23-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By _dylan

Thanks! I may look into that, then--a bigger...

Thanks! I may look into that, then--a bigger saddle bag. Definitely something to consider and weigh options.
09-23-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By _dylan

Panniers Advice?

Anyone have panniers on their Raleigh Sports? I'm thinking of putting a black rear rack on my 64 and outfitting with some panniers. I typically ride the Raleigh with my SO since we have the matching...
09-10-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,736
Posted By _dylan

These are way more expensive and way too pricey...

These are way more expensive and way too pricey for my tastes, but if I'm putting something weird on my head, it'd be one of these:

In-Stock - See what's ready now ? Coyle Treepieces...
09-06-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51,116
Views: 6,622,679
Posted By _dylan

I know. But I'm not in the game of collecting...

I know. But I'm not in the game of collecting bicycles--no where near enough space for that. So, for my purposes, re-selling would have been the only option.
09-05-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,234
Posted By _dylan

peugeot mongrel, I'm in love with your Daimler.

peugeot mongrel, I'm in love with your Daimler.
09-04-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51,116
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Posted By _dylan

BluesDaddy if I lived in NH, I probably would....

BluesDaddy if I lived in NH, I probably would. Just for the components and wheels. Then I'd resell the rest.
09-03-14, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

Ha! If I can make it work, and you like the final...

Ha! If I can make it work, and you like the final product, I'll make it happen!
09-03-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

Oh, I already made plans to go look this weekend!...

Oh, I already made plans to go look this weekend! The bicycle is finally "in the shop" and ready for its new paint job, so I'm hoping by the end of next week I'll have something at least put...
09-02-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

rootboy, I found that on the good ol' Googles....

rootboy, I found that on the good ol' Googles. Sorry if I made that seem like it was my own. Someone out there on the 'nets owns this--I read quickly that they wanted to use a pair, but couldn't...
09-02-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

May mod those, actually.

May mod those, actually.
09-02-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

Velognome, I'm pretty much jealous of every...

Velognome, I'm pretty much jealous of every bicycle you own, so if I can't figure out the modded cork grips, I'll have to just copy you. :roflmao2:

This bike isn't anywhere near old enough to...
09-02-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

due ruote, I actually was looking at some fishing...

due ruote, I actually was looking at some fishing rods earlier to get an idea of how to make it work. I'm probably going to try and mod something similar, possibly sans the ferrule. Something more...
09-02-14, 01:10 PM
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Posted By _dylan

In a couple years, this is exactly the kind of...

In a couple years, this is exactly the kind of thing I'm going to be looking for. Man, wish I could jump on this now.
09-02-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

These are pretty much exactly what I want. And...

These are pretty much exactly what I want. And they are hard to find.

http://vintagebicycle.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/r1015148.jpg
09-02-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

Agreed. I've thought a lot recently about simply...

Agreed. I've thought a lot recently about simply trying to modify some existing cork grips. I don't mind so much whether it's ornate or not--but it would be cool! haha
09-02-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,415
Posted By _dylan

Ornate Cork Grips?

Anyone know if these puppies still exist? I'm looking for something more along these lines in size and shape.

http://www.firstflightbikes.com/wal2.JPG
08-29-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By _dylan

Has anyone done this (or something similar)...

Has anyone done this (or something similar) before and have any pictures? I may actually fool with this idea a little bit as the new decals are mostly white, except for the one special one with brown...
08-29-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By _dylan

Eh, cheap is relative. I'm mostly just looking...

Eh, cheap is relative. I'm mostly just looking for something along the lines of "cheap as I can." Definitely for a road. Preferably 9 speed. I don't mind mix and matching (so thanks for those ideas,...
08-28-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By _dylan

Does a decent, attractive, cheap group set exist?

The title pretty much says it all here...

Looking for a 9 speed group set, but don't really want to splurge on super amazing stuff.
08-28-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,941
Posted By _dylan

Holy bajeebus :thumb:

Holy bajeebus :thumb:
08-28-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By _dylan

Need advice on black

Kind of sort of working on my own build at the moment. Right now, the frame is bare (and I'm debating leaving it that way and putting a clear coat on only) but I'm thinking about paint options.

I...
08-27-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By _dylan

Anyone know where I could find bars like these?

Would love something similar to this to replace the standard road bike bars I'm using now.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_C1XrRVl3W8k/SSrAhlNPvaI/AAAAAAAAFl8/j_s8FrT4b0M/s400/wright+bike.jpg
05-24-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By _dylan

Thanks for the feedback. I'll probably take the...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll probably take the chance and hope it'll fit and then rig it later if I need to.

New question: Do you know what size brake levers I'd need? Those ones from VO come in...
05-24-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By _dylan

I found this stuff, and I'm wondering if they'd...

I found this stuff, and I'm wondering if they'd work? I don't care if it's cheaper stuff and not super high quality. Just want it to work and look alright. haha

Nashbar Moustache Handlebar -...
05-24-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By _dylan

Handlebar size question / Rebuild Question

I never really buy anything for my bike, so I always forget what the numbers are for just about everything. I know, though, that most of the time--y'all know pretty much everything, or can at least...
05-23-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,235
Posted By _dylan

When I finally got my 64 Sports, my gf teased me...

When I finally got my 64 Sports, my gf teased me constantly at how much I liked it. A few months later, I found a woman's version of the exact same bike on eBay and jumped on it. Shined it up all...
05-21-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By _dylan

Average bicycle decal size?

Decided to create a decal in AI--but I'm clueless as to what size I should opt for.

It's an old steel bicycle, so what's the standard average size of a decal for a bike like that?
05-18-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By _dylan

Yea, I was thinking that's how it would be....

Yea, I was thinking that's how it would be. Calling the local shop tomorrow to discuss pricing & the like. I may just sell the thing, instead.
05-18-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By _dylan

DIY Painting--Green and Black?

Hey, guys--

Planning on taking apart my bike and giving it a new paint job. Anyone ever done their own paint job using dark green and black? If so, I'd love to see some pictures. That's what I'm...
01-22-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By _dylan

Tips to make an old steel more FUN?!

I'm looking for some inspiration (so show me pictures if you've done this) and advice!

I want to take my old '75 Sekine and turn it into a monster. I'd like to take the handlebars down to some...
11-29-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,520
Posted By _dylan

Thanks for all the information, guys! I know I...

Thanks for all the information, guys! I know I need to get her to a bike shop to try them out, so I'll probably try and go that route. I was thinking something like this:...
11-27-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,520
Posted By _dylan

The Search for a the Comfy Seat

I know this search has been embarked on by many of you. I'm hoping now that some of you have found the grail and can impart some wisdom on me.


Earlier this year, I got the GF a 64 Raleigh...
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By _dylan

Yea, I do believe it's a repaint--which sucks. I...

Yea, I do believe it's a repaint--which sucks. I thought about getting some silver decals and putting them on, but I decided against it.
11-02-13, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20,717
Views: 1,973,698
Posted By _dylan

Haven't been around the boards in a while, but I...

Haven't been around the boards in a while, but I wanted to show off the fact that my 64 Sports got a girlfriend cut from the same year. Oh--and I think if I had boarded that train it would've taken...
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By _dylan

1987 Klein Quantum

What would something like this typically fetch?

Super light Klein 1987 Quantum
Shimano 600 components with Biopace
Shimano 105 pedals with caging (not pictured)
Selle Italia saddle

348946
09-10-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 151,192
Posted By _dylan

Anyone in Bridgeport, CT?

Anyone in Bridgeport, CT?
09-10-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By _dylan

Are there any facilitators near Bridgeport, CT??????

Would anyone be willing to pick up a bicycle in Bridgeport, CT for me and ship it down to Knoxville, TN 37916???

I'd be so very thankful. This bicycle has been so hard to find and this one is the...
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