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06-11-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,496
Posted By b dub

I completely agree with this. I donít care about...

I completely agree with this. I donít care about anything but complete and accurate information. The presentation more or less is irrelevant. But if the upload is broken thatís big.
Which is why...
06-02-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,331
Posted By b dub

EBay is out. What are you using now as seller and / or buyer?

With increasing fees Ebay is not what it used to be.

But there really isnít a good alternative that Iím aware of.

What are you using to buy and sell bike parts?
05-27-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,200
Views: 698,941
Posted By b dub

TA extractor

My newest edition to my ever growing tool box. Works like a charm.

...
05-08-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

I happen to notice a very similar Superior on the...

I happen to notice a very similar Superior on the Cabe (https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/thursday-memory-lane.190852/).

This must me the original blue.
...
05-08-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

Really? Hmmm, thatís a possible option too. TBC.

Really? Hmmm, thatís a possible option too. TBC.
05-08-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

The voice of reasoning! Will do.

The voice of reasoning! Will do.
05-07-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

My eye is focussed on the price. If it means I...

My eye is focussed on the price. If it means I have to wait around for it so be it.

Iím always humbled by the generosity of this community.
05-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,702
Posted By b dub

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x2000/8135f925_b5cb_4269_a4d2_74115dc608a8_b3656114755abd0fc7ae685c7f4a54ce28e68858.jpeg...
05-05-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

Now I feel silly. Iím not an expert on paint. The...

Now I feel silly. Iím not an expert on paint. The previous owner had it re-painted by a car body shop up the street.

For now Iím not going to mess with it. Iíll build it up again with what it came...
05-05-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

Serial number

It was confirmed. The serial number is B487.


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05-04-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

My gosh, this is it. Found a match. This really...

My gosh, this is it. Found a match. This really confirmed it is a Schwinn Superior.

Is the serial number on your bike located on the bottom bracket or the drop-out?
05-03-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

HOLD ON, I screwed up. Big brain fart. I meant to...

HOLD ON, I screwed up. Big brain fart. I meant to type Schwinn Superior, not Circuit.

So sorry. I only just now realized my mistake. I have my reasons but I wonít bore you with that.
05-03-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

The PC is way thick and hides some of itís...

The PC is way thick and hides some of itís features. Any other frame and I would agree. But this one I feel requires a special approach.
05-03-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,098
Posted By b dub

Find of a lifetime?!?! I could REALLY use help from the experts

Let me start with a picture.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1183/63f803ca_d070_4fcd_b09d_40384b9da82c_f666a7fe92691c94b705e9d55910d63812619154.jpeg

Some facts:
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04-30-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,526
Posted By b dub

Iíve always been curious about suicide rod...

Iíve always been curious about suicide rod shifters. And I can confirm they kind of suck.
but I had to have one. Bike came with it as a bonus. Now I love riding it all over town.
...
04-29-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By b dub

Quickly typing 'pm sent' as a response in the for...

Quickly typing 'pm sent' as a response in the for sale thread has become such a habit, I didn't even stop to think what it stands for...
04-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By b dub

I donít have it yet. Checking it out later today....

I donít have it yet. Checking it out later today. Iím so glad you provided above info. Yeah, should be fun project.

I have been hanging onto a full Campagnolo Record group from 1966 so this should...
04-26-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By b dub

Great tip. I did loose one of the brake pad...

Great tip. I did loose one of the brake pad holders when attempting to remove them. The threaded post broke right off.
04-23-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By b dub

Learn something every day. I was just...

Learn something every day.

I was just assuming the fender Iím looking for is a Bluemels, however, after cleaning up the rear fender I discovered itís Britannialloy I need.

...
04-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,681
Posted By b dub

Speaking of Supercycle, I have an early 70s gold...

Speaking of Supercycle, I have an early 70s gold one as well.
...
04-23-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,446
Views: 434,793
Posted By b dub

Noooo, please donít. That bike deserves a full...

Noooo, please donít. That bike deserves a full restoration. My vintage bike heart just spoke...
04-22-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,681
Posted By b dub

I still havenít done anything, other than...

I still havenít done anything, other than swapping out the dried out brake pads. It rides so nice though.

...
04-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By b dub

Went on a nice tour. The LGP is a great smooth...

Went on a nice tour. The LGP is a great smooth ride.

...
04-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By b dub

So why did they feel the need to have this dual...

So why did they feel the need to have this dual purpose hub? In the old days other than on the track why would someone use a bike like this as a fixie? I must be missing something.
04-09-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By b dub

Itís raining Lentons! This time an LGP.

My latest CL pickup; a 1960/61 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix...
04-08-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By b dub

Could any of you tell me more about this Dunelt?

While picking up another British bicycle I checked out the following Dunelt.

...
04-04-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By b dub

PM sent

PM sent
03-27-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By b dub

Finished

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03-26-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 167,281
Posted By b dub

Raleigh Lenton Sports

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/82064fd0_19c4_4e35_93e5_e8e9aafd30c8_84d2f18f424701ca1bb2202b05d36fa4a73857ce.jpeg...
03-23-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By b dub

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/090f821f_d398_4770_abc7_14f927383e1b_8e5920f871b87ed4c0998a3e6b0afebcf6be98e3.jpeg
03-23-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4,446
Views: 434,793
Posted By b dub

That picture is a bit deceiving. The liquid you...

That picture is a bit deceiving. The liquid you see is dried up shallac, which I used to coat white cotton bar tape.

...
03-22-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By b dub

KwikSpin+ 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Auger...

KwikSpin+ 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Auger (https://www.homedepot.com/p/303644603)

...
03-21-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By b dub

Don't get me wrong. This bike was ridden hard as...

Don't get me wrong. This bike was ridden hard as commuter bike in nasty Chicago weather on bumpy and pothole littered roads. Iím not suggesting it should have lasted longer. It served it's job well. ...
03-21-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By b dub

I agree but according to the catalog...

I agree but according to the catalog (https://vintagecannondale.com/year/1985/1985.pdf) itís a touring frame.
...
03-21-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,861
Posted By b dub

Cídale drop out alu fatigue after 30 years

My friend asked me to transfer all parts from a Cannondale failed frame to another Cídale frame.

Itís a 1990 SR300. Here is itís failure.
...
03-14-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,681
Posted By b dub

Good. Voice of reason. I needed to hear that....

Good. Voice of reason. I needed to hear that. Youíre right. Iím keeping the Raleigh as is.

I did remove the lights (for now) and the rear rack.

Then I took it for a spin yesterday with my...
03-13-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By b dub

I use these...

I use these (https://velo-orange.com/products/velo-orange-saddle-loops) and they work well.
03-13-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By b dub

I tried the books mentioned but Iím more of a...

I tried the books mentioned but Iím more of a visual learner. This YouTube works well for me.

See here
03-11-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,630
Posted By b dub

Definitely not C-Record.

Definitely not C-Record.
03-09-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,681
Posted By b dub

1950s Raleigh Lenton Sports followed me home tonight

I havenít done anything yet but am very excited. The seller thinks itís from 1957.

it has its share of patina but it rode fine when going around the block.

The front cyclo derailleur is fun.
...
03-02-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,696
Posted By b dub

Subscribe. Love it so far.

Subscribe. Love it so far.
02-07-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By b dub

Time to upgrade. That bike did well. or find a...

Time to upgrade. That bike did well.
or find a replacement frame on eBay and move all components over if you want. Thatís what I would do.
02-06-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By b dub

Like this...

Like this (https://link.marktplaats.nl/m1656784726?utm_source=ios_social&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialbuttons&utm_content=app_ios) one on Marktplaats in the Netherlands.
...
02-06-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By b dub

SR similar to this one but not exactly. ...

SR similar to this one but not exactly.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/742x1001/6fc6a897_3915_4fe6_8471_e4432e2d7ae3_f22f9aae67c2e97ede32ab323c94331108d98f22.jpeg

found...
02-05-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By b dub

I like these Panaracer Paselas...

I like these Panaracer Paselas (https://www.modernbike.com/panaracer-pasela-protite-tire-700-x-35-tire-folding-bead-black-tan). Hope they will fit well on the rims.
08-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,021
Posted By b dub

A few additional pictures

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x958/bbde72d5_96e8_47eb_9d9d_b9bc7111d032_e2f6774c3996501c1fdebcf8f9fcdfa3f67a0752.jpeg...
08-21-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,021
Posted By b dub

Update

After many years of inactivity I have returned my attention back to this bicycle.

Over time I have gathered a few additional parts (rear derailleur, shifter, chain guard, tires, 3 speed free...
09-21-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,021
Posted By b dub

Unexpected new winter project showed up! Leon Cattrysse, Belgian delight!

During my usual Sunday morning scanning of Craigslist I came across this unusual Belgian bike. Pre 1970s European bikes just don't show up too often.
...
05-25-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 855,957
Posted By b dub

Nishiki Serial Number Database

My Cresta is finally up and running.

KC44014 = 1983

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