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Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By desconhecido

And just for completeness, here's the 1928 Henry...

And just for completeness, here's the 1928 Henry Thomas rendition of "Bulldoze Blues" which, it seems started it all:
For anybody interested, apparently Thomas played the flute part on something...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By desconhecido

The same bunch doing the Canned Heat tune: ...

The same bunch doing the Canned Heat tune:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUkEKiMSUco
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By desconhecido

Somebody up there mentioned Buffalo Springfield...

Somebody up there mentioned Buffalo Springfield which reminded me of this Del McCoury and Friends covering "For What It's Worth"

Great song, great performances, great musicianship and very tasty....
03-02-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By desconhecido

That's right. The easiest way to do it is to put...

That's right. The easiest way to do it is to put the nut end of the FR4 (or other atom/regina remover) into a vise, drop the wheel onto it to engage the splines and turn the wheel rim ccw.

There...
03-02-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By desconhecido

What you are looking at is not a cassette, but a...

What you are looking at is not a cassette, but a freewheel. The freewheel assembly is screwed onto the hub and is removed, oddly enough, with a freewheel removal tool. I'm not 100% positive, but...
02-28-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 26,209
Posted By desconhecido

Here's a photo of my nephew's dog, known as the...

Here's a photo of my nephew's dog, known as the White Tornado, pestering our rat terrier Stella while Grandma Maggie, who is no longer with us, looks on with feigned indifference. When they play THE...
02-23-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By desconhecido

There are a number of folks who do the decals. ...

There are a number of folks who do the decals. You could do worse than look over https://h-lloyd-cycles.myshopify.com/
02-23-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,638
Posted By desconhecido

In response to another wheel lacing thread, just...

In response to another wheel lacing thread, just checked to see how far past the nipple top a DT spoke would go. Looks like with a DT spoke and DT nipple fully threaded that the spoke might extend...
02-23-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,556
Posted By desconhecido

With your problem, it looks like you are using...

With your problem, it looks like you are using numbers in a spoke length calculator that will give you a useable spoke length. Probably, the ERD of 605 is close enough, but measuring ERD is a good...
02-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,157
Posted By desconhecido

Got an Apple Iphone the other day. Then I had to...

Got an Apple Iphone the other day. Then I had to take a safety class and get a license to carry it concealed.
02-03-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By desconhecido

I think $150 on the forum is very much a better...

I think $150 on the forum is very much a better than fair price and I think there are many here who recognize that it's a pretty nice mid-level bike from 1985. The problem I see is that it's on the...
02-03-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By desconhecido

I like the bike and it is in pretty fine shape...

I like the bike and it is in pretty fine shape but it's too small for me and, probably, too small for most everybody who would be interested in a Miyata 310 of that vintage. I bought it a couple...
02-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By desconhecido

1985 Miyata 310 49 CM $150 very nice shape

This little fellow has been sold.
Small bike. Measures 49cm ctt but some may call it 48cm.

I've been trying to sell this bike on the Houston craigslist for $200 and have generated exactly no...
01-31-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,633
Posted By desconhecido

Jeez, this is a great place. Thanks for the...

Jeez, this is a great place. Thanks for the interesting story.
01-31-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By desconhecido

Looks like this frame is sold.

Looks like this frame is sold.
01-31-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By desconhecido

It measures 57.5. Sometimes it can be difficult...

It measures 57.5. Sometimes it can be difficult to judge from a photo, particularly of a bare frame. Here's a picture of the nastiest International ever in 54cm (I think Raleigh called it 21 1/2)...
01-31-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By desconhecido

Peugeot PR10 frame 57.5 cm Prob 1971 $60 shipped

$60 including shipping.
So, this is a frame from a PR10 (I think) that I bought about 10-12 years ago. The PR10 has three main tubes 531, maybe butted but maybe not. Over the years, I nibbled...
09-17-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By desconhecido

If the 22.5" is the official Raleigh size, the...

If the 22.5" is the official Raleigh size, the frame could be a bit smaller than most people would measure it. The Raleigh measurement back in those days was, as I understand it, to the very top of...
09-17-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By desconhecido

That picture gave me a headache for a while. ...

That picture gave me a headache for a while. Perspective makes it appear, at first glance, that the light is on the wheel side of the fork. Oy.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 963
Posted By desconhecido

The internet is a funny place. Just yesterday I...

The internet is a funny place. Just yesterday I was perusing Jerry Coyne's site why evolution is true. (https://whyevolutionistrue.com/) If someone has an interest in a well written blog about...
07-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,497
Posted By desconhecido

Just noticed on the photo of the fork ends that...

Just noticed on the photo of the fork ends that the hub appears to be a red label Normandy Luxe Competition rather than the Normandy sport hubs common on the SC MKII bikes. The red label hubs had...
07-09-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,497
Posted By desconhecido

Yeah, that's not a typical SC II. I've never...

Yeah, that's not a typical SC II. I've never seen one with the forged dropouts, only in a couple of pictures. We have a couple of 75 frames and a 74 and none has the forged dropouts. Also, never...
07-08-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,461
Posted By desconhecido

I'm not sure of all the Loctite offerings, but...

I'm not sure of all the Loctite offerings, but the bearing mount that I'm familiar with requires big heat to disassemble. Check specs on whatever is considered to see whether it requires heat or...
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By desconhecido

Crank looks like Nervar to me. People seem to...

Crank looks like Nervar to me. People seem to lust after Stronglight and TA more than Nervar, but other than some uniqueness in bcd the Nervar cranks seem ok. The alloy ones, anyway. IMO, the steel...
07-07-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By desconhecido

Not always. Continental has the Gatorskin...

Not always. Continental has the Gatorskin advertised as 26 1-1/8. It's a 559 mm tire which one would expect to be 26 X 1.125 (or 1.13, for pedants). See here....
07-07-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,461
Posted By desconhecido

It's not a Raleigh 26 tpi headset, so that's...

It's not a Raleigh 26 tpi headset, so that's good. Raleighs of the 70s are said to have been fitted with headsets with 30.0mm cups. Before shimming the cup, I'd get an accurate as possible...
07-07-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 888
Posted By desconhecido

Had to look this up. It's "European tire and rim...

Had to look this up. It's "European tire and rim technical organization." Who knew?

For most people the 622 represents the bsd. Oh, Oh. That's bead seat diameter -- a number which you can use...
07-06-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By desconhecido

Room for a giant laptop and Schrodinger's cat, as...

Room for a giant laptop and Schrodinger's cat, as long as nobody was watching.
07-06-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By desconhecido

Surely, he would have ridden a Heisenberg...

Surely, he would have ridden a Heisenberg (https://www.greenfinder.de/e-bikes/model/?tx_gfproducts_gfproductsef%5Bproduct%5D=11792&cHash=291575efe72ec7d3419692550ba226c9). At least I think so, but...
07-06-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By desconhecido

That's good and the Cyclone is a better mech than...

That's good and the Cyclone is a better mech than the Simplex. Guess that the Simplex stuff changed from the mid 70s to the 80s.
07-06-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,426
Posted By desconhecido

Oh, boy. There were at least three variants of...

Oh, boy. There were at least three variants of two prong tools. I know this because I have a tool for the old Suntour freewheels and I have a couple of those and it fits fine and works well even...
07-06-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By desconhecido

GH6 hubs. I have two, one from a Superb and one...

GH6 hubs. I have two, one from a Superb and one from a Sprite, both early 70s. Both of these had the large flange/electical connectors on the right. Earlier Raleighs had them on the left. Don't...
07-06-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By desconhecido

Well, it's not a terrible bicycle and looks...

Well, it's not a terrible bicycle and looks worthy of being repaired and ridden. I'd guess that being 82 or 83 that it might not have the French standard dimensions on things.

Problem with...
07-06-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,244
Posted By desconhecido

Right. Quill stem diameters that I've seen:...

Right.

Quill stem diameters that I've seen: 26.4 mm (old Cinelli), 26.0 mm, 25.8 mm (old 3TTT), 25.4 mm, 25.0 mm (old French) 22.0 mm and 24.0 on old Raleighs with steel bars, e.g. Sports.
07-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By desconhecido

Is that one of those Simplex rear derailleurs...

Is that one of those Simplex rear derailleurs with a Peugeot brand? Probably a decent working derailleur and no Delrin. Looks like the spokes in the rear may need some attention.
07-05-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,429
Posted By desconhecido

Got a 51 Sports stepthrough a number of years ago...

Got a 51 Sports stepthrough a number of years ago and when I cleaned up the wheels it turned out to have stainless spokes and sor sort of steel alloy rims that are probably classified as some sort of...
07-05-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By desconhecido

Built a lot of wheels with a less than precise...

Built a lot of wheels with a less than precise vintage about 86 Park consumer grade truing stand and until a couple years ago, I adjusted dish by flipping the wheel in the stand though I knew that...
07-05-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By desconhecido

You can get tires from Terry, though they're not...

You can get tires from Terry, though they're not free nor close to it. I've seen them offered other places as well. Check the ISO diameter on the tire that's on the bike, though, as there are a...
07-05-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,409
Posted By desconhecido

Your occasional auto-shifts may be due to the...

Your occasional auto-shifts may be due to the shifter. If it didn't get done during the service, you might try to tighten it up a bit with the plastic wingnut. Be carefull, though, because all that...
07-04-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,016
Posted By desconhecido

I heart me some Frank Stokes. Another great of...

I heart me some Frank Stokes. Another great of the era was Charley Jordon famous for "Keep it Clean", which is appropriate to this thread. My favorite version of the Charley Jordon song was...
07-04-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,016
Posted By desconhecido

I could say enough about our lt Governor, Danny...

I could say enough about our lt Governor, Danny Patrick Goab, but, as this is a moderated forum, I won't.
07-04-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,642
Posted By desconhecido

States handle mail ballots differently. In the...

States handle mail ballots differently. In the recent NY primary, absentee ballots needed to be postmarked by election day but did not need to be received until a week later and, if I understand...
07-03-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By desconhecido

If your bike has the original hub it probably has...

If your bike has the original hub it probably has a French threaded 5 speed freewheel. If you have a French threaded 5 speed freewheel you might want to get a chain made for the wider sprockets and...
07-03-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,642
Posted By desconhecido

I don't think anybody thinks it's fun and I'd...

I don't think anybody thinks it's fun and I'd like to go out and listen to some live music and see friends and all that, but this stuff is serious and we all should be willing to do our parts. So,...
07-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,642
Posted By desconhecido

Kind of like voting by mail.

Kind of like voting by mail.
Forum: Foo
07-03-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By desconhecido

Back to appliance repair. My experiences with...

Back to appliance repair. My experiences with this sort of thing are with a GE refrigerator that we bought back in, I think, 1995. I've had good luck getting diagnostic and parts help on the...
07-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,855
Posted By desconhecido

While playing the blues on a National Tricone.

While playing the blues on a National Tricone.
07-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By desconhecido

I love that color scheme. I've envisioned it...

I love that color scheme. I've envisioned it with red barber pole striping on the seat tube instead of the red panels, but that's an Engish thing, I think,

Here's a beautiful, imo, paint job on a...
07-03-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,855
Posted By desconhecido

Perhaps he and a friend are out waiting for Godot...

Perhaps he and a friend are out waiting for Godot to show up on his Raleigh. There's a question, what model Raleigh would Godot ride?
07-03-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By desconhecido

Will the Sun Tour rear derailleur work well with...

Will the Sun Tour rear derailleur work well with friction shifters? If so , and surely it must, you might try a pair of the old Sun Tour bar end shifters that everybody loves or the Shimano variant...
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