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Views: 178
Posted By WGB

I'll see it to more morning. Will post if I take...

I'll see it to more morning. Will post if I take it
10-13-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By WGB

Thank you all. I'll keep the bike 6 speeds and...

Thank you all. I'll keep the bike 6 speeds and try a 7/8 chain. Perhaps I'll splurge on a new chain to increase the odds of it working
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Views: 178
Posted By WGB

Its up North a bit but I have to go visit family...

Its up North a bit but I have to go visit family near by and as I said I need a project. I have access to a cotter press and might be able to borrow tools or maybe make do with what I have. I do have...
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Views: 178
Posted By WGB

Lejeune??

Just sold my last complete spare bike and now looking for an easy project.

Assuming it's still there, per ad,
CA$50"Vintage 1970s Le Jeune 10 speed road bike. Needs some work but great for a...
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Views: 323
Posted By WGB

Perhaps it was there and I missed it but where...

Perhaps it was there and I missed it but where are you located? Location often affects pricing.
10-12-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By WGB

Suntour AccuShift shifters

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/655x658/20191012_093324_084208053dadda423eeec21e5e4b3427b51c7cb8.jpg...
10-10-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By WGB

Francophile Thank you! I will watch for...

Francophile

Thank you!

I will watch for that tool. big, clunky, French - what's not to like??

Ps if you do go ahead and make them please remember me, I expect a few people on here without...
10-09-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By WGB

Bertinjim I have tried the clamp and socket...

Bertinjim

I have tried the clamp and socket method but found it very awkward. And it slipped on me which isn't always good. I can't do the vise trick, don't have a vise and no place to set one up....
10-08-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By WGB

Wanted cotter press.

I want a cotter press. I have used one twice (borrowed it each time). I honestly don't know when I'll next need one but rather than chase one next time I'd rather have one on hand.

Having said...
10-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

The nice thing about posting here is all the good...

The nice thing about posting here is all the good ideas and good advice.

The awkward part is that when you F-up (like I did) you have to publicly admit it what you did, so here I go.

It seems...
10-08-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

Did it take a while to get the fork positioned...

Did it take a while to get the fork positioned just right so it would stay balanced, or is it tight enough that the fork doesn't really want to spin

Usually when I am doing something (like fine...
10-08-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17,847
Views: 2,798,051
Posted By WGB

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/st-catha...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/st-catharines/vintage-bikes/1464575484?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

Just need love? Optimism or insanity?
DescriptionHis and hers vintage 3-speed...
10-08-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

As I said it is running better than yesterday...

As I said it is running better than yesterday morning, now that I reversed the wheel and removed the lock cable.


I pulled on front forks from either side and same with rear triangle. Both sides....
10-07-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By WGB

I suggested alcohol as an alternative to...

I suggested alcohol as an alternative to "chemicals". I am afraid I rely on chemicals but alcohol will work just takes longer and more effort.
10-07-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

Sorry forgot. No cracks found.

Sorry forgot. No cracks found.
10-07-19, 05:44 PM
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Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

I went out and first looked over bike from stem...

I went out and first looked over bike from stem to stern. No visible damage. I then checked front and rear hubs. No real issues and though I will get wheelset trued on principle the wheels now seem...
10-07-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By WGB

Soft stick to scrape out big chunks. Place piece...

Soft stick to scrape out big chunks. Place piece of clothe over stick wipe more. Soak clothe in alcohol and wipe out. Should be easy
10-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

Just got back home. Didn't see anything on the...

Just got back home. Didn't see anything on the front but didn't even think of back!

I won't ride it until I've taken the rear wheel off and inspected it and the frame minutely. If I find nothing...
10-07-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,125
Posted By WGB

Today bike suddenly began pulling right

I went out for a quick ride this morning on my League Fuji. I rebuilt this frame last year (new cables/cable housing/brake pads/all bearings brand new/replaced grease - for headset/BB/hubs/seatpost...
10-07-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52,371
Views: 7,063,763
Posted By WGB

https://toronto.craigslist.org/tor/bik/d/toronto-r...

https://toronto.craigslist.org/tor/bik/d/toronto-raleigh-1958-bike/6984250543.html
Raleigh 1958 Bike - $100 (toronto)Vintage Raleigh 1958 Bike, 3 speed Sturmey Archer gears, all original, working ....
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By WGB

Now I am enlightened! So Cane Creek is the...

Now I am enlightened! So Cane Creek is the rebirth of Dia Compe(USA). Explains why they make better Dia Compe brake lever hoods than Shimano ones. If only someone would restart Suntour....
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By WGB

?? Missing the Asheville reference.

?? Missing the Asheville reference.
10-06-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By WGB

Not a high end bike but a good price for a back...

Not a high end bike but a good price for a back up/friend/commuter bike
Nishiki Olympic for $60 in Cranford NJ
** spelt "niski" in ad
Seller listed it at $200 originally but didn't sell. He's...
10-05-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By WGB

Perhaps this should be moved to either...

Perhaps this should be moved to either framebuilders forum or even mechanics? Might get the pros offering a cheap cure...
10-05-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By WGB

Sorry for any confusion but it sold on here on...

Sorry for any confusion but it sold on here on Sept 19th.

Wesley.
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By WGB

I checked the co-op in Buffalo and there was the...

I checked the co-op in Buffalo and there was the Bridgestone RB-1 ($400usd) which is more with exchange and duty than you budgeted though of course a seriously good bike and a Terry (didn't get...
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By WGB

I think you are at nine posts. One more and you...

I think you are at nine posts. One more and you can check your emails (and you can email others on here). Once you've hit the magic ten you can also post exactly what you want and someone here might...
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By WGB

All good. I guess I'll pull the cassette and...

All good. I guess I'll pull the cassette and offer the set and bag. I don't think I'm wise to ride 28 spokes. I think s few more is always a good ideas!!
10-02-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By WGB

Racing sales?

There is a C&V forum site for C & V sales but wondering about racing stuff. I have passed off some stuff locally but wondered if there might be a place on BF for racing items? (Disk wheels or track...
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Views: 416
Posted By WGB

Cane Creek Velos Wheelset and bag

I have a Cane Creek Velos wheelset (came with a Transit wheelset bag). rear wheel also came with a Shimano CL-6500 9 speed cassette (12-21).

All of my stuff is 5/6 speed and I consider 7 speed to...
10-01-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 52,371
Views: 7,063,763
Posted By WGB

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/hamilton/1972-vi...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/hamilton/1972-vintage-kuwahara-apollo-road-bike/1453133235?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

1972 Vintage Kuwahara Apollo road bike in City of Hamilton. Note ad up...
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By WGB

Anthony I just sent you a PM but guess you...

Anthony

I just sent you a PM but guess you can't read them until you have the 10 posts. I suggested that Randy's bike might be sweet. If that doesn't work my email is 1962wgb@gmail.com as might...
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By WGB

Aurora G we don't know where you are and we don't...

Aurora G we don't know where you are and we don't know your bike. Can you post location (different cities different prices) and details about your bike (10 speed/12 speed, mixte frame or actual...
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By WGB

wrk101 Just remember you have to multiply...

wrk101

Just remember you have to multiply the Canadian price by .76 to get USD so a $200 Canadian bike is 152 USD. We sometimes see really nice prices but you have to get well outside of Toronto...
Replies: 27
Views: 588
Posted By WGB

You don't really say what you are looking for...

You don't really say what you are looking for specifically (C&V or more modern). Good bikes pop up all the time (I just sold a Nishiki Landau Tri A for $250 on Sunday that was 21 inch. )

If you...
09-28-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17,847
Views: 2,798,051
Posted By WGB

I am a Canadian and in this circumstances I'm...

I am a Canadian and in this circumstances I'm glad he only sells to USA buyers.......
Replies: 54
Views: 2,780
Posted By WGB

"Ah, perhaps you need a U-lock. Here, test it out...

"Ah, perhaps you need a U-lock. Here, test it out on the side of your head while I swing it."

:thumb::lol::lol:
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Views: 4,972
Posted By WGB

Had to add this incase anyone is looking for a...

Had to add this incase anyone is looking for a Jeunet in the Toronto area...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3540137479367464/

Burlington Ontario at $240 Canadian ($180US). A bit...
09-28-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By WGB

"Here’s a large Raleigh not too far from me, for...

"Here’s a large Raleigh not too far from me, for example"

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-raleigh-grand-prix-road-bike/6987586140.html

All my keepers are 25 inchers. That thing...
09-27-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By WGB

Thank you!!

Thank you!!
09-27-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By WGB

Your location? Are you in Canada (saw the 197cm)?...

Your location? Are you in Canada (saw the 197cm)? Might be relevant for looking
09-26-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 52,371
Views: 7,063,763
Posted By WGB

Batavus Professional $250 Bloomsburg PA ...

Batavus Professional $250
Bloomsburg PA

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/443287542947471/

"Batavus vintage racing bicycle with extra wheels. Campagnolo components, shimano pedals and...
09-26-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By WGB

Can't ID handlebar logo

Anybody know this brand??

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x520/bars_logo_853a7d18d391e52f6a225261c98a273a5b29bd4a.jpg
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By WGB

The components cry out for rust removal and...

The components cry out for rust removal and polish. That could be a sensational bike. I admit I don't know sale price but it's pretty!!!
09-26-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By WGB

Rustines were $23 each plus shipping and these...

Rustines were $23 each plus shipping and these were a lot cheaper to gamble on. I had used Rustines before for campy or mafac - can't recall which and liked them but $13 for hoods on a bike I'll flip...
09-26-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By WGB

Oh God! You are right. I can't pull off and...

Oh God!

You are right. I can't pull off and reuse that tape again. There goes $20.

Should I cry or just get drunk???

Changed out and yes, I used more of my bad words....
09-26-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 631,178
Posted By WGB

Landau Tri-A Nishiki Landau with Wobler tublar...

Landau Tri-A
Nishiki Landau with Wobler tublar rims.
Brakes, shifters, hubs, levers, derailleurs are all 600EX. Never even looked at the stem or seat post. Seat is a Vetta.
Serial number on the...
09-26-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By WGB

Hood option for Shimano BL-6208, 600EX

PSA anyone looking for hoods for Shimano BL-6208, 600EX levers. As everyone knows hoods are getting hard to find. I will be ordering more because I think they will fit other similar models.

Dia...
09-25-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By WGB

Someone suggested dia compe 202/204 hoods so I...

Someone suggested dia compe 202/204 hoods so I got those but they seem way way to tight and didn't want to trim. Mine are 6208.

Surely someone has a solution**********
09-25-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By WGB

+1 for photos. Would love to see all the pre 1970s

+1 for photos. Would love to see all the pre 1970s
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