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03-10-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Thanks to all that responded, will do the...

Thanks to all that responded, will do the chainring (53), cassette (13-23), chain, brake and gear cables.
03-07-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Thanks for responding, yes he cleaned the next...

Thanks for responding, yes he cleaned the next day apparently...
No so concerned saving money per se, but will an Ultegra cassette work better than an Altus or Alivio etc and;
because of ramps and...
03-07-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Shimano Ultegra 9sp Running Gear Compatibility

Hello friends, doing some maintenance on brothers bike and need to order some parts, so wanting to know if there is any compatibility issues with other brands or even different Shimano products....
02-26-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Thankyou and greetings gentleman, for your prompt...

Thankyou and greetings gentleman, for your prompt responses. Looking somewhat like a grifter rabbit hole. To clean or not that is the question 50/50. Thanks for picking up thee aftermarket jobbies....
02-25-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Shimano Changers Worn - Replace or Rebuild?

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08-20-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,755
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I've done this and it works.

I've done this and it works.
08-20-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,757
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

The number refers to reach, longer reach for the...

The number refers to reach, longer reach for the back is usual and correct for the bike. I've had 3 Raleigh Grand Prix's from the same era. Only one now. They're a good solid bike.
07-02-17, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,490
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I know this is not a guitar forum. But. My...

I know this is not a guitar forum.
But.
My Gibson Les Paul is not perfect.
My friends Japanese Les Paul is.
Which do I prefer?
Which has more personality?
07-02-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,840
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

The simplest change would be upright bars with...

The simplest change would be upright bars with levers, grips and cables to suit. You have 15 gears on this already. Most of my riding I use two of my 10 gears. I do live at sea level though.
07-02-17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

What he said

What he said
07-02-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Piece of mind too so you can focus on racing.

Piece of mind too so you can focus on racing.
07-02-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Is it a period era race division? If not i'd go...

Is it a period era race division? If not i'd go with some new wheels for training / racing.
07-02-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Definitely new tyres! - period would be singles. ...

Definitely new tyres! - period would be singles.
Raced inside?
06-15-17, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

With potholes your rims will give quite possibly...

With potholes your rims will give quite possibly before your frame.
06-15-17, 02:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,487
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

A bike for transporting gravel.

A bike for transporting gravel.
06-07-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,399
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

If you enjoy fixing it and it's a bit heavy so...

If you enjoy fixing it and it's a bit heavy so what. People have ridden heavier bikes longer distances for sure. It's old and affordable have some fun and ride accordingly.
06-07-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,243
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

As a kid I only used to replace brake cables when...

As a kid I only used to replace brake cables when they broke / snapped / frayed. Tyres were replaced when the tube was poking through the tread and even then I could get a few more miles with an...
06-06-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,474
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Legano 700 21s folding on a plastic bike and...

Legano 700 21s folding on a plastic bike and Marathon 700 25s on a daily. I have two bikes with 27" wheels of similar build. One has (still) Paselas the other Schwalbe Active so had a chance to...
06-06-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I'm OCD like the mech. Old parts wear and it...

I'm OCD like the mech. Old parts wear and it makes sense to match them as they were when reassembling. I find that if I have mixed them up when cleaning for eg, I'll try to rematch them and find that...
06-05-17, 10:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,474
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Pasela's +1 I've had several 700c versions of...

Pasela's +1
I've had several 700c versions of Schwalbe tyres and they've all felt dead - I think it's to do with the heavy side walls
06-01-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

buy it and enjoy time tripping thats what i do

buy it and enjoy time tripping thats what i do
05-30-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,367
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Whenever my chain skipped I replaced the...

Whenever my chain skipped I replaced the freewheel and chain with new. So far I haven't had any success with and old freewheel / new chain or old chain / new freewheel combo's.
05-30-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,819
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Even as a kid I liked old stuff. One of my summer...

Even as a kid I liked old stuff. One of my summer jobs was working in an antique shop. I bought a plastic bike a few years ago but basically couldn't afford the upkeep so sold it for a loss. My bikes...
05-30-17, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,478
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Beautiful

Beautiful
05-28-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

You can't get much higher than a Reynolds tubed...

You can't get much higher than a Reynolds tubed Peugeot. In steel anyway.
05-17-17, 05:38 PM
05-16-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Thanks again everyone. This is his daily driver....

Thanks again everyone. This is his daily driver. I've suggested a more robust set up with a heavier chain and sturmey archer hub, but respoke, cold set, new changers, hub, etc = vitually new bike...
05-16-17, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

hairspray?

hairspray?
05-15-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,563
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I had a set of Campagnolo pads on a commuter for...

I had a set of Campagnolo pads on a commuter for 10 years
05-15-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Thanks!

Thanks!
05-15-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

The bikes 15years old - too new for a freewheel I...

The bikes 15years old - too new for a freewheel I think?

Any benefit going sram chain and cassette?

Chain ring is swagged to the pedal arm!
05-15-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Cassette - What Do We Have Here?

This is my brothers bike which I'll replace the cassette and chain.
I'm ordering online most likely so want to know what I need.
It's an 8 speed apart from that don't know. Are these all one type...
05-11-17, 02:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Man there's some cool cars in your street. What's...

Man there's some cool cars in your street. What's the one closest to you with you dinking your brother?
05-11-17, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Sometimes you have to make do with what you've...

Sometimes you have to make do with what you've got.
I'd imagine we are being looked at collectively in the same way.
05-11-17, 01:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I remember seeing Paul Weller a few years ago now...

I remember seeing Paul Weller a few years ago now and his guitarist had a pair of those shoes.
05-10-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

So many great pics here thanks everyone for...

So many great pics here thanks everyone for sharing
05-04-17, 01:29 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,464
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

This is fun! In Australia and particularly our...

This is fun!
In Australia and particularly our family, (father being English) we refer to the 'British' as English and the island as England.
I don't know why.
Maybe Britain was in use more when...
05-03-17, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Your Childhood Bicycle Pics

So turned 55 the other day and sis sent me a card with these photos, probably the earliest one with a bike. It was my uncles and obviously too big, I remember that it was purple with a foot brake and...
05-02-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,842
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

In answer to your question - Absolutely! If you...

In answer to your question - Absolutely!
If you have 130mm spacing on your frame though and 121 or 126mm spacing for your wheel, I'd suggest a cold set to narrow the spacing on the frame.
If the...
04-27-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,464
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

There you go must be where Ben got his name from....

There you go must be where Ben got his name from. Thanks.
04-27-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,464
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I've never heard that before but what do I know?...

I've never heard that before but what do I know? There was a comic strip which ran in the Melbourne evening Herald newspaper from the 30s to the 80s called Ben Bowyang and he wore trousers with clips...
04-20-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r565/mling1/ph...

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04-20-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,124
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Or full twist with the buckle down low

Or full twist with the buckle down low
04-19-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

Very first set of new (affordable) high end...

Very first set of new (affordable) high end parts. I was bike mad even then as a 14yo.
I had to back track to work out what the year was though!
04-19-17, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I bought a set of Dura Ace cranks new in 1976...

I bought a set of Dura Ace cranks new in 1976 that had a decal in the packaging similar to the one mentioned.
Most lightweights were built to spec around that time except for Bianchi's. Australia...
04-19-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,430
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

So. I'm guessing you like orange?

So.
I'm guessing
you like
orange?
04-19-17, 03:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,287
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r565/mling1/RI...

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r565/mling1/RI-Guards.jpg (http://s1172.photobucket.com/user/mling1/media/RI-Guards.jpg.html)
Unless they're exactly the same colour, the copper guards would look...
04-18-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

The polish will probably dull before you know it...

The polish will probably dull before you know it unless they're anodised
04-17-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,277
Posted By Vintage Raleigh

I've Weinmann 750s F&R on the gaspipe Raleigh...

I've Weinmann 750s F&R on the gaspipe Raleigh with 700Cs, although the front could take 610s.
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