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02-14-21, 07:50 AM
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Posted By JIMBO53

Found 1967 BSA on Facebook Marketplace

It can be a bit of a challenge finding quality British 3 speed roadsters in the US, especially in the South, so I was really happy to get this beautiful original paint BSA with exceptional decals and...
01-17-21, 08:38 AM
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Posted By JIMBO53

I came up with an inexpensive and easy to use rig...

I came up with an inexpensive and easy to use rig for straightening my 1957 Birmingham Gazelle's bent forks. Using some chain I had laying around, a couple of large turnbuckles, threaded rod and some...
12-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,835,834
Posted By JIMBO53

Last Bike Find of the Year: 1965 Rudge Sport!! Happy New Year To Me!!

I started collecting vintage British 3 speed roadster bikes this year, veering off from my regular prewar American balloon and motorbike style bikes. These old Brits have saved my sanity during the...
11-19-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,835,834
Posted By JIMBO53

Recently refurbished my 1970 Dunelt from nasty...

Recently refurbished my 1970 Dunelt from nasty barn find to a respectable gentleman's city bike. This 23" frame is such a joy to ride! All parts are original except the tires and tubes. Swapped out...
11-10-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By JIMBO53

Wish I had a bike worthy of this amazing saddle!...

Wish I had a bike worthy of this amazing saddle! Good luck with your sale!
10-28-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By JIMBO53

Here in Charlotte NC finding British Roadsters...

Here in Charlotte NC finding British Roadsters should be a challenge, but I've located these locally within 150 miles over the last 2 years.
In no particular order, 1957 Gazelle with 333 Shimano 3...
10-22-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,660
Posted By JIMBO53

Here's my 1941 New World cleaned up with NOS...

Here's my 1941 New World cleaned up with NOS Uniroyal Touring tires, ready to go! What a sweet rider! Those 26 x 1.375 (26 x 1 /3/8" converted to fractions) rated at 50psi sure does make the pedaling...
10-11-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,660
Posted By JIMBO53

Small world! Marius.Suiram's wonderful bike...

Small world! Marius.Suiram's wonderful bike showed up on Facebook Marketplace in Charlotte NC and I bought it yesterday! I'll turn the handebars to their proper orientation, replace the split...
03-31-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,835,834
Posted By JIMBO53

Here is my 1971 Tourist DL-1 w/28" wheels and rod...

Here is my 1971 Tourist DL-1 w/28" wheels and rod brakes. Paint, chrome and Dunlop Roadster tires all original....
03-23-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,379
Posted By JIMBO53

I'm 6'1" and on a good day 250 +-. Here's my...

I'm 6'1" and on a good day 250 +-. Here's my Clydesdale bike , or maybe should say trike. It's a mid 50's Worksman industrial trike that I put a beer cooler on the back where a tool box would go....
03-19-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 376,484
Posted By JIMBO53

I've been bitten by the classic British 3 speed...

I've been bitten by the classic British 3 speed Roadster style bikes. One of my recent refurbs is this 1956 Raleigh Industries Nottingham Gazelle. 26" wheels, early (non-original) 333 Shimano 3 speed...
03-14-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,510
Posted By JIMBO53

He can see the future? He must have ESPN!

He can see the future? He must have ESPN!
03-14-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 17,104
Posted By JIMBO53

Biking is the only thing that keeps me sane! I've...

Biking is the only thing that keeps me sane! I've semi-self quarantined myself for the last week and a half-a bit easier to do since I'm retired, but I get a ride in almost every day. Strictly solo,...
03-11-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By JIMBO53

One thing I do, esp on an expensive bike is take...

One thing I do, esp on an expensive bike is take a piece of thin luan plywood ( I have a bunch laid up from old woodworking projects) the same dimension of the bottom of the box and screw 2x4 blocks...
03-11-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,835,834
Posted By JIMBO53

Just because it "appears" to be abandoned, it...

Just because it "appears" to be abandoned, it might not be-you could get arrested for theft. I'd be careful parting it out or cutting the chain-surveillance cameras everywhere and this could be a big...
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