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08-16-22, 04:43 PM
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Posted By T-Mar

In this case, the F-prefix may indcate Fairly of...

In this case, the F-prefix may indcate Fairly of Taiwan,a known Norco source during this era. It's definitely post 1987 and pre 1990. I'm still leaning to 1989.
08-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By thumpism

All it takes is one shopper who needs the safety...

All it takes is one shopper who needs the safety flag, the Berec taillight and the Pletscher to make a sale. I could use those brake levers to replace the clunky steel ones on my bike. I'll trade...
08-09-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By sunburst

I'm new to the club. Two different bike...

I'm new to the club. Two different bike enthusiasts gifted me "Raleigh" 3-speeds, a Huffy and a Royal Scot.
The Huffy is pristine and is going to an ex that is still dear to me. The Royal Scot is at...
08-06-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By SirMike1983

1967 Raleigh Sprite is pretty much done. I'm...

1967 Raleigh Sprite is pretty much done. I'm nearing the end of testing everything out and getting everything finalized. It came out pretty nicely, but condition is king when you find these bikes....
07-30-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,728
Views: 999,622
Posted By gna

Raleigh Wyoming

Raleigh Wyoming. Couldn't find a Portage or Kodiak, so got this one. Finally got it set up for touring. Done a few short 1-2 day trips; just need more time off work.
...
07-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By 1989Pre

1962 Rudge Sports

I posted some indoor pics of this bike, when I first got it, 21 months ago, but they were not very good pics, so I thought I'd add some better, outdoor ones. I got this bike for $75.00 on Craig's...
07-25-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 203,707
Posted By Tiny_Valkyrie

Finished restoration of this '79 Raleigh Record...

Finished restoration of this '79 Raleigh Record Ace mixte...
07-25-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 456,385
Posted By Tiny_Valkyrie

I just finished up restoring this '79 Raleigh...

I just finished up restoring this '79 Raleigh Record Ace 10-speed, sans bar tape. It's got re-greased/re-packed hub and headset bearings, new inner tubes, cleaned out the seatpost, outfitted with the...
07-24-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 203,707
Posted By Maytag

International

Seems the text was lost during the upload of above pics

want to throw in my contribution to the Vintage Raleigh thread. I have a few, 3spd, Sprites, Super Course and Olympian, but always wanted an...
07-23-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By ascherer

I did put my 1971 back together, using whatever I...

I did put my 1971 back together, using whatever I had on hand that would fit. It had been stripped and in storage because itís too small for me but I wanted it as a guest bike at our upstate house. ...
07-18-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By madras13

There is a nail polish that is a great match for...

There is a nail polish that is a great match for touching up the root beer brown paint. I think I learned about it from this forum. The maker is Sally Hansen and it is color # 159, Spice age Miracle...
07-17-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 456,385
Posted By oneclick

Not exactly a mixte, but certainly french

This was until today a stalled project, just got it out and started dusting it off.
Decals are next.

It's a Mercier built from a frame and a few bits I found being thrown away.
The frame and...
07-14-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By Chesterton

Well, I bought a 1975 Raleigh Sports off eBay....

Well, I bought a 1975 Raleigh Sports off eBay. The hub is stamped March 1974, frame serial number says May 1975, made in Handsworth (Birmingham). The shifter is still the clear cover version that...
07-14-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 63,966
Posted By T-Mar

Even though it is non-drive side photo, I can...

Even though it is non-drive side photo, I can tell that it's a 1973 -1976 CCM Mistral. This one has been substantially rebuilt over the years. It was a lower mid-range model, 3rd in the 5 model,...
07-06-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By markk900

browngw : I like the root beer ones a lot. They...

browngw : I like the root beer ones a lot. They really sparkle in the sun (I guess in "merry old" they didn't sparkle as much!)..... I did one for my sister a few years back and loved it while I...
06-27-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By tjfastback66

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at...

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at a car swap meet last August for $35, and it was in rough shape.

...
06-06-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26,303
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Posted By Alleytom

Picked her up at a second hand store, 1990...

Picked her up at a second hand store, 1990 Raleigh Caprice, made in England. My wife wants a girly girl bike so I bought it.
As found:...
06-01-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,272
Posted By T-Mar

That was the quick and dirty approach to a 10...

That was the quick and dirty approach to a 10 speed bicycle. You took your existing English racer style 3 speed and replaced the IGH with derailleurs. It avoided retooling the frame for the larger...
05-11-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By d_dutchison

It's a T.A. front handlebar bag support. A cool...

It's a T.A. front handlebar bag support. A cool little item that was designed to attach directly to a Mafac Racer brake without requiring any other hardware. Here's a closer look at one on my bike......
05-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By 356geoff

Pelissier

I was told that it Is a 1950. I took it apart and cleaned everything repacked bearings and rode it. I didnít repack the pedal bearings because these are some of the nicest pedals Iíve ever seen. The...
05-05-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By DanseMacabre

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Peugeot camping bike 1977...
05-05-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By DanseMacabre

Peugeot camping bike early 1960s

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Peugeot camping bike early 1960s.

I had this bike for 2 years...
04-27-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By swampyankee2

I know Triumph made 3 speeds, but a 10 speed?...

I know Triumph made 3 speeds, but a 10 speed? Could be a homemade conversion but hardware looks to be similar to my Robin Hood Lenton Sports.
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04-25-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By swampyankee2

I have the opposite problem. I'm fickle and let...

I have the opposite problem. I'm fickle and let things go too easily. I've let so many great cars, motorcycles, boats, musical instruments, etc. slip through my fingers because I grew restless or...
04-22-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By SirMike1983

The thing is, look at the bike and ask yourself...

The thing is, look at the bike and ask yourself if it adds to your collection in an enjoyable way, or it has something you need to complete a bike core to your collection. Some people collect one...
04-21-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,752
Posted By Drillium Dude

Haven't posted here because I don't know if this...

Haven't posted here because I don't know if this is considered green or blue (Celeste seems to start out sky blue, but change into a shade of green over the years), therefore I'll post it here and in...
04-19-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By swampyankee2

My '67 Robin Hood Lenton Sports is essentially a...

My '67 Robin Hood Lenton Sports is essentially a Raleigh Sprite 10 speed. Very handsome in gold and white, it has some issues I'm trying to overcome. But if I can, I would expect it to be quite a...
04-18-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By ehcoplex

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but...

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but here she is with fenders....
...
04-17-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By Calio

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04-10-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 63,966
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

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1939 CCM Red Bird More Here 1939 CCM Red Bird...
04-10-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 63,966
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

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1942 CCM Rambler More here 1942 CCM Rambler...
04-09-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By Ged117

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8:...

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8: Fixed gear for fun!

This is my first fixed-gear and I like the altogether different riding experience. Miche fixed hub in the back laced to a CR18,...
04-02-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,752
Posted By Hproduguidon

Motoconfort 1950 ...

Motoconfort 1950
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03-24-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,029
Posted By swampyankee2

So I pulled the trigger on the Lenton Sports....

So I pulled the trigger on the Lenton Sports. It's in pretty good shape for a 1967ish. The guy said his dad bought it for him when he was a kid, and he was taught the value of it anf how to care for...
03-05-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 32,659
Posted By non-fixie

My entry for 2022, a Robust, from St Etienne: ...

My entry for 2022, a Robust, from St Etienne:

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03-04-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,932
Posted By 356geoff

Hetchins

I think I can post pics now. 1953 Hetchins Experto Crede. Fingers crossed 🤞 ...
03-02-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,932
Posted By OTS

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman

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02-22-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 456,385
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My late 70s UO18c

Acquired this bike in rough shape to scavenge parts for a friendís UO9 restoration. After I cleaned it, I saw that it had good bones and decided to fix it up and make it my about town bike. ...
02-20-22, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By GP210

Very nice. I like Peugeot. The bike manufacturing...

Very nice. I like Peugeot. The bike manufacturing is sitting close to my house.
02-15-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 456,385
Posted By daverup

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished...

78 or 79 Raleigh Grand Prix Mixte, just finished up,

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02-05-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 53,982
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: thanks very much for...

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:thumb:

thanks very much for posting!

note how fastener pattern just happens to match exactly that of the wading bird...


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02-04-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,957
Posted By Duke7777

Great looking Dilecta! It looks like a bike that...

Great looking Dilecta! It looks like a bike that is well-liked by its owner. A late-40s to 1950s Dilecta has been on my search list for several years. So far no luck - most are too small, and I've...
02-04-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 48,865
Posted By ascherer

Always happy to post this one. At least there are...

Always happy to post this one. At least there are some changes since last year's February post. If you can identify them, you may be spending too much time here.
...
01-31-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,258
Posted By jefflesueur

I owned a Milano Sport, 10 speed, Simplex,...

I owned a Milano Sport, 10 speed, Simplex, purchased from a Massachusetts bike shop in 1971; hitchhiked there, paid $115 cash, rode it home.
Commuted daily to summer jobs for 3 years, recovered it...
01-17-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 982,196
Posted By bbbob

rusty French ten speed

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...
01-09-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By nlerner

Just picked this 23” men’s Sports for relatively...

Just picked this 23” men’s Sports for relatively small money. Seems mostly original, including tires. Not sure about that tall stem, however.

Edit: rear hub dated 1970. Stem was set to right...
01-07-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26,303
Views: 3,789,284
Posted By markk900

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area...

Well, cost may just be a fact of life: in my area the tires we are talking about (at least the Kenda/CSTs) are about as cheap a tire as you can buy for 3 or 10 speeds.....and $20 today isn't (I hate...
01-06-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By ehhbee

thanks : )

thanks for sharing this. it brings back some great memories.
my first 'job' was at scattolon cycle (king & ferguson location). i was 12 years old and was just getting into road racing and gary...
12-23-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 895,503
Posted By clubman

This was a hand me down from my cousin and so...

This was a hand me down from my cousin and so this Raleigh Mountie was from around '57, given the extended chainguard that was popular then. My 5 or 6 year old self is over the moon, wot?

...
12-19-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 63,966
Posted By GordonP

Here is my CCM Silver Ghost which I picked up...

Here is my CCM Silver Ghost which I picked up this autumn. I was planning on keeping it original but I may replace the wonky cranks and change the colour of the cable housing, handlebar tape and...
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