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03-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By 76SLT

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Schwinn Volare...
01-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 77. ...

This is my 77.
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01-16-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,171
Posted By 76SLT

Still no identification on this bike other than...

Still no identification on this bike other than it's British, and it's from the late 40s or 50s. I built up the frame so no parts are original. Any guesses?
...
01-11-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 977
Posted By 76SLT

This was my first time using the shellac method....

This was my first time using the shellac method. I used 3 coats of amber over bright red tape to get this darker red shade. It gave me the look I was shooting for on an old English bike....
12-31-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By 76SLT

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in...

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in with your outstanding collection. Congratulations!
12-25-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,391
Posted By 76SLT

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original...

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original except for the seat. Still has the original tires. I've had it since new....
12-20-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By 76SLT

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still...

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still have it.
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12-06-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,745
Posted By 76SLT

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11-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By 76SLT

It sure does. ...

It sure does.
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11-22-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By 76SLT

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a...

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a while for those who are new to the forum and have never seen them before. Thanks for the link!
11-12-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,572
Posted By 76SLT

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and...

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and rear hub, Modolo brakes and Gipiemme rear dropouts.
...
11-12-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,627
Posted By 76SLT

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets...

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets back to normal, we can do a Raleigh ride.
11-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By 76SLT

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄 ...

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄

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10-31-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,050
Posted By 76SLT

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10-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,451
Posted By 76SLT

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My Sears Puch Ted Williams Sport Racer. A never ending project.
09-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,490
Posted By 76SLT

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That...

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That area is really pretty for bicycling. It was great seeing some guys again and meeting new ones too. I wish I could have rode longer with you all, but I...
09-08-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,922
Posted By 76SLT

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by...

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by cleaning up and selling his 73 Varsity for him. It's the first Varsity I've worked on, and I was impressed with how well it rode, and how well the...
08-13-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,859
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 71. ...

Here's my 71.
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08-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,006
Posted By 76SLT

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71...

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71 Competition.
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07-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9,743
Views: 992,869
Posted By 76SLT

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was...

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was these two from Krylon that I found at Hobby Lobby. One is Purple and the other is called Gum Drop. Then I shot it with clear coat....
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,743
Views: 992,869
Posted By 76SLT

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made...

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made were I replaced the Scott bars with a Nitto B115, I replaced the cassette with a new 12/28, new bar wrap, new Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 tires, and I custom...
07-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured...

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured rims like those.
07-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,977
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm...

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm still trying to determine who made my early 50s British bike. Mine has the earlier Nervex Pro lugs mentioned earlier. My fork is Accles & Pollock but...
06-17-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,743
Views: 992,869
Posted By 76SLT

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not...

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not sure what the paint scheme is called. I think it's Purple Haze, right?...
05-28-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 23,900
Posted By 76SLT

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B17 Special on my Superior.
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By 76SLT

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now...

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now ride and enjoy it.
04-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By 76SLT

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a...

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a Sugino 38T. They look nice and will work well. The hardest part was dealing with two Ebay sellers that just didn't ship, or even answer my inquiry...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,707
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,707
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,225
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 72 U08. ...

Here's my 72 U08.

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03-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,697
Posted By 76SLT

That's a great looking bike you found. You're...

That's a great looking bike you found. You're gonna love it. Welcome to the club.
...
02-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By 76SLT

You all had great advice, and with that advice I...

You all had great advice, and with that advice I was able to make adjustments that resulted in a perfectly centered wheel. Thank you all.
Bernie
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,276
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-06-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,394
Posted By 76SLT

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02-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,377
Posted By 76SLT

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or...

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or headbadge to identify it, but bf members helped identify it as probably being s Sears Ted Williams Sport Racer because of the Campy components on it, and...
01-26-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,170
Posted By 76SLT

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01-23-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,542
Posted By 76SLT

My father has amassed a collection of probably...

My father has amassed a collection of probably 700 cameras. Sadly, they sit in his basement in stacks and piles, wall to wall now. He doesn't use them anymore but won't let me help him find new homes...
01-22-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,542
Posted By 76SLT

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20. ...

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20.
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01-12-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,738
Posted By 76SLT

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition ...

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition
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01-03-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,141
Posted By 76SLT

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is...

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is one I had been looking for for a while.
...
12-28-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,554
Posted By 76SLT

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found...

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found her tangled in the tree screaming for help. Good thing she was home. ...
12-24-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll...

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll be able to give a better ride comparison in the spring but so far I think they're pretty closely matched. Both are fun to ride.
12-23-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear...

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear derailleurs and shifters. Milremo stem and unknown handlebars, no markings at all.
GS has Stronglight crank, Suntour Cyclone derailleurs and barcons. GB...
12-23-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By 76SLT

The Raleigh Twins Competition and Grand Sports

There are pics online of Raleigh Gran(d) Sport(s), and pics of lagoon blue Competitions but I couldn't find any pics with both in the same picture comparing them. Other than the lugs, they're pretty...
12-21-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By 76SLT

Here you go. ...

Here you go.
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12-18-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By 76SLT

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Honey B17 saddle and wrap.
12-13-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,359
Posted By 76SLT

I've avoided counting, but it appears I'm at N-19...

I've avoided counting, but it appears I'm at N-19 as of yesterday when another joined the herd. I'm glad I have a big barn.
12-12-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 60,352
Views: 9,007,256
Posted By 76SLT

I just came home with it. I thought it was going...

I just came home with it. I thought it was going to be a Grand Sports but it's a Competition, even better. Zeus Criterium rd, Zeus fd, crankset and shifters, Brooks seat and a Milremo stem....
12-06-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,391
Posted By 76SLT

And this is the first and only bike I bought new...

And this is the first and only bike I bought new back in 79, a 78 Superior. ...
11-30-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,554
Posted By 76SLT

Buddy picked out his favorite saddle. ...

Buddy picked out his favorite saddle.
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