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02-23-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Jon Sharrit, one of the founders of the Lake...

Jon Sharrit, one of the founders of the Lake Pepin 3-speed tour, has been selling a tool that seems to be what you're asking about. It has two teeth that fit into the notches and otherwise allows you...
01-15-21, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

A few pages back some alloy 650A rims made in the...

A few pages back some alloy 650A rims made in the UK were recommended to me. I bought a pair (shipped to the US) and I think I spent about $100.00 total. Nice rims too- I like them better than the...
12-16-20, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

My 1935 Roadster (Raleigh Sports Model) came with...

My 1935 Roadster (Raleigh Sports Model) came with a set installed. Stainless spokes too. They were definitely available after the war as well.


Yes. The newer carrier is a lot easier to live...
11-30-20, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Obviously someone changed out the hub. The Alloy...

Obviously someone changed out the hub. The Alloy hubs didn't show up until after the war. That is clearly a part worthy of restoration!
11-03-20, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Yes. Unless you are comfortable finding a...

Yes.

Unless you are comfortable finding a new cotter pin of the same shape, angle and hardness, DO NOT use a hammer no matter what. People on this thread have cobbled together a press using...
11-02-20, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

To check the bottom bracket you'll need a cotter...

To check the bottom bracket you'll need a cotter pin press to to remove the crank arms. Don't use a hammer!! The pins are re-usable, and if you have a cotter press You'll find the crank arms easier...
10-27-20, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

I use a Nitto Dirt Drop stem with Nitto Albatross...

I use a Nitto Dirt Drop stem with Nitto Albatross bars on my '72 Superbe. The Nitto stem allows clearance for the headlight. I also have Brooks grips. The handlebars with the grips are worth more...
10-14-20, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Sweet! Now they have less as I just picked up a...

Sweet! Now they have less as I just picked up a 32 hole and a 40 hole. Thanks for the tip!
09-17-20, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Sweet

Sweet
06-16-20, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

I'll check.

I'll check.
06-16-20, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

If you want a coaster brake SA hub, I've got one...

If you want a coaster brake SA hub, I've got one free if you're willing to take care of the shipping. PM if interested.
04-15-20, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Raleigh had their own thread pitch of course;...

Raleigh had their own thread pitch of course; didn't BSA just use the same English thread everyone else other than Raleigh used?
03-30-20, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Generally speaking, one of the differences...

Generally speaking, one of the differences between four-speeds and 3-speeds is that there really shouldn't be any play in the cones of a four-speed.

At least here in Minnesota, bike shops are...
03-17-20, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

IIRC Roughly 50% of all bicycles in the world are...

IIRC Roughly 50% of all bicycles in the world are rod brake machines. Most of them are in service in 'third world' countries and made mostly in China and India. Its arguable that they were the first...
01-15-20, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

I read that thread just now- never heard of that...

I read that thread just now- never heard of that before. I think he just had bad luck; The 460 has been my favorite pedal since the mid 1970s. Certainly hearing this isn't great news, but if this...
08-30-19, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

You never know what is possible until you try. I...

You never know what is possible until you try. I bought my Superbe years ago so I could participate in the Lake Pepin 3-speed Tour. That was the most fun I had on a bike and really showed me that...
08-08-19, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

Bearadolia: seeing a bear where there is really a...

Bearadolia: seeing a bear where there is really a bigfoot.
08-06-19, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

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

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This is the Banff Springs Hotel, just prior to the trailhead for the Tour Divide....
07-15-19, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Salubrious

Actually that will be the key itself, all set to...

Actually that will be the key itself, all set to go. There weren't that many different locks, but don't worry- its unlikely anyone in your town will have the same key :)
05-04-15, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

My Clubman, a 1950 Claud Butler with alloy FW...

My Clubman, a 1950 Claud Butler with alloy FW hub:


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GB Coureur brakes, 1939 Phillips pedals, Chater lea crank, Bayliss Wiley BB and front hub, Reynolds hiduminium pre-war stem, GB...
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