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02-27-13, 07:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,337
Posted By tewms

Would anyone here know about how different steel...

Would anyone here know about how different steel frame materials do with CLYDES (yes the 300ish ones)? e.g. Reynolds 531/631/853, Columbus Zona/Aelle/SL(X)?

I'm currently riding a 1969 Raleigh...
02-23-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By tewms

Thanks for your help T-Mar. I'm still tempted to...

Thanks for your help T-Mar. I'm still tempted to buy this frame, but a bit trigger-shy because of the uncertainty surrounding the frame..
02-20-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By tewms

Thanks for your replies. More images, though not...

Thanks for your replies. More images, though not the ones you asked for, found here: http://www.velosaloon.com/shop/bikes/bikes-with-gears/rossin-strada-54-5-cm.html

Very annoying to see these...
02-20-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By tewms

LF Rossin guru..

..to figure out what model this is:

http://www.velosaloon.com/shop/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/800x534/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/d/s/dsc_0760_1_4.jpg...
10-29-12, 03:21 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 166,821
Posted By tewms

That's pretty much what I had read about that...

That's pretty much what I had read about that bike on other forums and it's a relief to hear it once more.

Thanks for not making me buy a sticker for $250 guys! :)
10-29-12, 03:17 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 107,233
Posted By tewms

My Raleigh Royale ca 1969 ($40, garage sale) ...

My Raleigh Royale ca 1969 ($40, garage sale)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/578720_504790182869640_450882090_n.jpg
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10-29-12, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By tewms

Mine came on a $40 bike some four months ago. ...

Mine came on a $40 bike some four months ago.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/376959_495755257106466_1884890174_n.jpg
10-28-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 166,821
Posted By tewms

This bike has been posted on other forums asking...

This bike has been posted on other forums asking about it's authenticity: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/113276565125636263130/albums/5773897748972640609

What do you guys say? It's on sale for...
09-11-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 215,546
Posted By tewms

I thought "Should I....." and then listing a...

I thought "Should I....." and then listing a price for a frame would be quite obvious but nevermind, I'll go ask someplace with a higher IQ average.
09-11-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 215,546
Posted By tewms

I thought the topic of this thread would allow me...

I thought the topic of this thread would allow me to make that post. How would you like me to reformulate?
09-11-12, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 215,546
Posted By tewms

Goldsprint Track, also available in full black or...

Goldsprint Track, also available in full black or full white.


http://shop.goldsprint.de/images/product_images/original_images/5436498868_0814b03c1f_b.jpg
specs in German...
08-31-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 2,360,720
Posted By tewms

5'9" 290lbs (320+ at worst) Short and stocky like...

5'9" 290lbs (320+ at worst) Short and stocky like Georgy C.

rides a late 60's Raleigh Royale (model only sold in a couple of markets back in the day. someone said it's pretty close in spec to the...
08-31-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 666,973
Posted By tewms

I do not have a after picture yet, but will post...

I do not have a after picture yet, but will post it here later this year / early next year. My "record" and when I decided to start losing weight was at 322lbs / 146kg. I'm only 5'9" /176cm so it's a...
08-21-12, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Yours looks very nice C-P! I wish mine had all...

Yours looks very nice C-P! I wish mine had all the original parts in working order but right now it looks like I'll have to upgrade the brakes and get the wheels straightened (cheaper vs. buying new...
08-08-12, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Would be nice to see some photos for sure! Sorry...

Would be nice to see some photos for sure! Sorry responding took a while, been enjoying the countryside with no internets for the past week.

Either way thanks for everyone's input so far. What...
07-23-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Just picked up a 'new' saddle from an abandoned...

Just picked up a 'new' saddle from an abandoned old Raleigh Sprite that the missus found where she works. Been there unlocked for two weeks with tyres empty and frame bent badly. I believe it's a...
07-19-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Thanks for the tip! :)

Thanks for the tip! :)
07-19-12, 01:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Wheel size is 32-630. And yes I did keep the...

Wheel size is 32-630. And yes I did keep the mudguards but I doubt they will ever make it back on to the bike. As I said in the previous post, they're toast. :/ About the 46/49t chainrings I read...
07-19-12, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Fenders were very thin plastic and very worn out...

Fenders were very thin plastic and very worn out so they never made it back on to the bike after taking it apart to clean and polish. They were badly bent and cracked, pieces missing etc. Too bad...
07-16-12, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Weekly up, maybe someone could tell me something...

Weekly up, maybe someone could tell me something about the bike? From what I gather it was not sold as a "Royale" in many markets, and might have been sold under a different name.
07-09-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Up 260525 Sorry for the low picture quality,...

Up
260525
Sorry for the low picture quality, bike is now cleaner. Better photos later this week.
07-06-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Oops, that one picture came out quite huge....

Oops, that one picture came out quite huge. Apologies for that.
07-06-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By tewms

Need help identifying/dating this Raleigh

Hi,

I joined the forums a couple of days ago and I'm not sure if this is the correct part of the forums to post this.

I would like to know all that there is to know about this Raleigh bike:
...
Forum: Introductions
07-05-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By tewms

Thanks for the welcomes everyone. I just bought a...

Thanks for the welcomes everyone. I just bought a helmet and some new bar tape to replace the old one. Excited to get riding in a couple of days:)

See you on the boards!

edit: this is how she...
Forum: Introductions
07-05-12, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By tewms

Ah yes, thank you for the link! I was going...

Ah yes, thank you for the link! I was going through the forums late last night and just had to go to sleep before I made it to that section, thanks for reminding me.
Forum: Introductions
07-04-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By tewms

I know, tl;dr right? :D

I know, tl;dr right?

:D
07-04-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By tewms

Bookmarked for a later read. I've gone through...

Bookmarked for a later read. I've gone through quite a lot of theheadbadge.com pages because of hunting for my bike's model (lol). Definitely good stuff!
Forum: Introductions
07-04-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By tewms

A 'short' hello from Finland! :)

Hello everyone!

Having searched the internet for information about everything related to bikes because of my latest bike-craze, I realised this is the site that I keep visiting over and over...
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