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Posted By Kilroy1988

Northstar50 wrk101 plonz Chuck M The Raleigh...

Northstar50 wrk101 plonz Chuck M

The Raleigh Portage is a very sought-after bicycle and you only need to look at recent eBay auctions to see that the estimates proposed above are very low!

1986...
04-27-22, 10:31 AM
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Posted By smontanaro

Backyard Bike Shindig June 26 (Evanston IL)

In Spring 2019 I hosted a small vintage bike swap meet/get-together in my backyard. (I live in Evanston IL.) We kinda froze our tushies off, but had a good time just the same. For what should be...
03-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By motochick

I got a free bike off FB and restored it

I saw an ad for a free 10 speed bike, I could tell it was lugged but that was about it so I claimed it. When we went to pick it up it turned out to be a 1970 Gitane Tour de France in Reynolds 531,...
03-23-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Soody

I have used sheldons method a few times and find...

I have used sheldons method a few times and find it works quite well
essentially you bolt a big bolt on the cup and tighten it until the cup loosens. Can work in either direction. ...
03-21-22, 06:53 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Newest giveaway~

Nishiki Bravo...


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03-20-22, 11:02 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

For a touring bike like the Galaxy this size is...

For a touring bike like the Galaxy this size is spot-on.

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02-22-22, 11:45 AM
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Posted By scarlson

Between you, me, and everyone we know? nothing. ...

Between you, me, and everyone we know? nothing.

I've been researching this for offloading things prior to upcoming aspirationally-planned move (coincidentally out of the state this seller is...
02-17-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By noobinsf

Those head tube lugs, though? I’m not an expert,...

Those head tube lugs, though? I’m not an expert, but they look funny to me. Again, though, I could easily be wrong.
02-09-22, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Force

Puch Vent Noir Mixte

Selling this Steyr Daimler Puch Vent Noir. I measure seat tube as 21" center to top. Bike is exceptionally clean and was not ridden much at all (see lettering and decals, saddle, etc. Bike was...
02-02-22, 05:49 PM
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Posted By merziac

So as per usual, I will chime in to reiterate. ...

So as per usual, I will chime in to reiterate.

This is not technically a "mixte".

Nor is/are they technically women/girls bikes.

Mixte literally translates to universal, they were originally...
02-02-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By Spellscape

Starnord Mixte

Hi all

Forgot to post this restoration (because done it before found this forum).
Actually this was my 1st ever restoration....
01-28-22, 04:53 PM
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Posted By mnx58

This particular frame was, in fact, made in...

This particular frame was, in fact, made in Scotland.
01-28-22, 10:16 AM
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Posted By T-Mar

Chicago was the USA centre for the bicycling...

Chicago was the USA centre for the bicycling industry in the 1890s. There were literally 100+ companies that manufactured bicycles in Chicago or its vicinity during the last decade of the 19th...
01-19-22, 10:22 PM
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Posted By LBCwanabe

21” Japanese made Diamondback Apex EX

for sale: Very nice 1986 diamondback apex ex. New consumables minus tires and tubes. Has some surface rust and a couple small dents from a bike lock just above the rear brake. Very nice touring...
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Posted By JulesCW

Likely to bring $80-$120 on eBay -- pristine/new...

Likely to bring $80-$120 on eBay -- pristine/new ones go for $180-$225+ You of course will pay eBay and payment fees, but that's likely the place you'll maximize sale dollars.

I note you're in...
12-03-21, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Cynikal

I've taught LCI classes and one of the hardest...

I've taught LCI classes and one of the hardest things is teaching people how to do a counter steer or quick steer which involves exactly what they are proving.
10-16-21, 06:16 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1930s-40s Phillips Rod Brake Roadster

For sale is a 1930s-40s era Birmingham Phillips rod brake roadster. This is a true, Birmingham-era Phillips, not a later Raleigh. I rebuilt this old bike and went over everything in 2018. Since then,...
06-22-21, 11:00 AM
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Posted By ClydeClydeson

OH! Also, another remedy for a stiff link is...

OH! Also,
another remedy for a stiff link is to grab the chain on either side of the stiff link and try to bend it sideways at the stiff link, back and forth. THis spreads the links a bit like the...
06-22-21, 10:57 AM
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Posted By ClydeClydeson

Very possibly a stiff link in the chain. ...

Very possibly a stiff link in the chain. Sometimes a stiff link is pre-bent in such a way that it rides through some gears fine and only acts up on certain other gears.

ANyhoo, your description...
05-28-21, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Dylansbob

20" Schwinn Cimmaron

It's time that I have to move a few more bikes out. Before I put this one up on my local sites, I'll offer it to the forum. $old, local pickup preferred. I strongly suspect it will sell for more on...
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
03-30-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Dylansbob

just another tired old Cimarron

She cleaned up ok, but the deerhead drivetrain is soo tired. Replaced the original biopace with some sr rings, new tires, rd cable, and pedals.

We'll see how long before I rebuild it with...
02-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 102
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Posted By SurferRosa

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy...

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy was returning to night school and wanted to lock up the bike outside the college. But it had Nuovo Record on it. I talked him out of locking it up...
02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
01-13-21, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Jicafold

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride...

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride it.
12-06-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By merziac

Yessir, threadless, cartridge, disposable,...

Yessir, threadless, cartridge, disposable, planned obsolescence, profit at all costs crap is why we're in half the mess we're in. ;)

"Yeah man, why would I repair or service it when I can just...
12-03-20, 05:12 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Rule of thumb for older bikes? When you pull...

Rule of thumb for older bikes?

When you pull up to that latte place on Saturday morning next to the guy on his modern wonderbike don't blab on about "steel is real," "carbon is ugly," "If it was...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree for selling parted it's worth more...

I would agree for selling parted it's worth more very conservative $100 for the wheels $40 for the pedals $50 for cranks and rings. $50 for the bas and stem, $35 for the brakes and $75 for the shift...
11-18-20, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Roger M

1979 or 1980: Two finger lid of Acapulco...

1979 or 1980:

Two finger lid of Acapulco Gold.
11-03-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By merziac

Here's what to try if that doesn't work, it will...

Here's what to try if that doesn't work, it will use that wrench for the cheater. ;)

A piece of pipe works better and can of course be longer.

This setup is going the wrong way but is the same...
10-25-20, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Reynolds

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I...

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I did I held the cone on an old axle and turned it on a bench drill. Then I used a Dremel to polish the race on the spinning cone.
10-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By scozim

Eldi repair stand - anyone know anything about them

3-4 years ago my brother-in-law says he has a bike repair stand he wasn't using and asked if I wanted it. At the time I was just using my 5 bike hitch rack screwed to the leg of a workbench so I said...
09-30-20, 12:42 PM
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Posted By francophile

This is what I would recommend also. Typically...

This is what I would recommend also. Typically speaking, I've gotten people who haven't posted in years to help by searching the thread for the city and/or those major cities around it, then PM'ing...
06-09-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,514
Posted By shoota

CASE CLOSED! 52telecaster hand delivered the...

CASE CLOSED!

52telecaster hand delivered the Voyageur all the way from IL!! With a bonus Bianchi Volpe! Both in my size! I couldn't be more stoked! Thanks everyone, this forum is awesome!
04-15-20, 08:01 AM
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Posted By gearbasher

Here you go. But now it's right hand drive. ...

Here you go. But now it's right hand drive.
...
02-26-20, 02:16 PM
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Posted By crank_addict

Here's an earlier version of the XD-600 in 170mm...

Here's an earlier version of the XD-600 in 170mm used in road application. Original finish with only the silkscreen and very subtle crown logo. The 24-36-52t chain rings are not stock to the XD crank...
02-26-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,400
Posted By retrodude

Thanks I love the old Race Face as well, I...

Thanks

I love the old Race Face as well, I restored and old GT gifted to me from a friend which has one, in this case I decided to leave the patina
...
02-21-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,574
Posted By mnx58

A bit late with this! Its a beautiful bike....

A bit late with this!

Its a beautiful bike. The East Coast bike shop was East Hartford Bike Shop
135, Tolland Street
East Hartford
Connecticut

A lot of Wester Ross frames were sent to...
11-27-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 104
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Posted By Wildwood

answering the call, Stevensb but i should...

answering the call, Stevensb
but i should update with pics after install of center-pull brakes, and Zeus headset. And nice Zeus hubbed wheelset from Drillium Dude
...
11-14-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,431
Posted By J.Higgins

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10-07-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,772
Posted By beicster

Any idea if they take a standard one inch stem or...

Any idea if they take a standard one inch stem or a 21.1 bmx stem? I had an older mongoose that I loved but it took the 21.1 stem.
09-02-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 28,537
Posted By Chombi1

Sometimes I find myself pausing when I compose...

Sometimes I find myself pausing when I compose replies to posts from new members new to C&V asking questions about bikes like Peugeots with Carbolite 103 or similar bikes with 1020 or 2040 high...
08-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By Repack Rider

How did 40 years go past so quickly?

[This was written for a non-bicycling website. I thought I would put it here too even though it over-explains a few things.]

It was just 40 years ago, late summer of 1979.

For a couple of...
08-05-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,718
Posted By randyjawa

The shifters worked out just great. Once again,...

The shifters worked out just great. Once again, Bike Forum people come to the rescue......
03-02-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,427
Posted By squirtdad

too big for me.......but so nice.......I think I...

too big for me.......but so nice.......I think I am glad because this result in N+1 tooo much
03-03-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 192,538
Posted By colnajoe

My "Redcay" Ross Signature

This is my "Jim Redcay" Ross Signature Model........

I worked at a LBS in Sandwich, IL and bought this new from the shop when they closed down. I think it was 1982. The 1982 Ross catalog lists...
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