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03-30-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By jPrichard10

I had this experience with DC 750 centerpulls,...

I had this experience with DC 750 centerpulls, but that's to be expected. Switched to Mafac RAIDs and braking improved significantly because of the better geometry of the caliper.
03-27-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By jPrichard10

sold

sold
03-27-18, 03:44 PM
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Views: 478
Posted By jPrichard10

Stronglight 49D crankset $50 shipped

170 length crank arms, 52-38 chainrings. Pulled off a garage piece of a Raleigh Super Tourer. Teeth are certainly worn, but not shark finned. Also includes fitting Stronglight dustups (not pictured)...
03-27-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jPrichard10

Shimano HS-6400 gone, still have Italian threaded...

Shimano HS-6400 gone, still have Italian threaded HS-6500.
03-22-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By jPrichard10

What works for me: aluminum foil dipped in salt...

What works for me: aluminum foil dipped in salt water. The salt water helps the process, but the aluminum foil should take off the rust without scratching the chrome (like steel wool will tend to...
03-20-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By jPrichard10

What a great French-ish blue! This looks...

What a great French-ish blue!

This looks like the start of a "Show us your Gugleigh" thread... I'll post my Gugleigh Competition soon. Doing a little rebuild of it currently.
03-13-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By jPrichard10

I never had a problem when I used new cables. My...

I never had a problem when I used new cables. My old rear cables always became my new front cables.



I'm trying to sell one now; I wish you could advertise for me! But really, the 86 and 87...
03-13-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By jPrichard10

Great find! I know people don't love this...

Great find! I know people don't love this feature, but the cable routing through the chain stay gives it such a clean look.
03-10-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jPrichard10

Someone sent a message already. I've looked for a...

Someone sent a message already. I've looked for a model number on it but can't find one. I think it's a 6400?

I also have a Shimano 600 headset (6500) with sealed bearings, but it's Italian. I'm...
03-09-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jPrichard10

FS: Stronglight bis chainring, Suntour Cyclone RD, Shimano 600 headset

Here's some recent takeoffs from bikes. Just trying to clear out the garage:

Stronglight 40T chainring 86BCD bis (drillium) $20 plus shipping
...
03-03-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By jPrichard10

Great information, thanks. And I never...

Great information, thanks.

And I never realized the crown races on B10s were made from Delrin. Maybe that shouldn't scare me as much as it does. Do the B10s break often or does the Delrin hold up...
03-03-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By jPrichard10

Stronglight needle bearing headsets: top and bottom parts the same?

Hi all,

I'm looking to replace the bottom half of my headset (fork crown race, lower headset cup and bearings) with the needle bearing variety from Stronglight (Delta, A9 or possibly B10).

I...
02-28-18, 01:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

PM sent.

PM sent.
02-26-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Yes, it is still available! Just cleaning it up...

Yes, it is still available! Just cleaning it up before spring.
01-28-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,190
Posted By jPrichard10

So is it just the stock bearings that are no good...

So is it just the stock bearings that are no good or some other design flaw that causes them to wear too fast?

Sorry to distract from such a great build thread!
12-10-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

If anyone is interested in some Gugificazione, I...

If anyone is interested in some Gugificazione, I want to remind you that this bike is in the same city as gugie and I'll deliver it there for free.

Of course, please check with him first.
11-26-17, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

It’s 24” center to top.

It’s 24” center to top.
11-26-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By jPrichard10

Braking power was poor, due to the 750s being...

Braking power was poor, due to the 750s being stretched to their max. Other than that, it rode really well! It's a conversion that a few people have done.



I just did a check and the rear wheel...
11-26-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By jPrichard10

The Semi-Pro has horizontal dropouts though,...

The Semi-Pro has horizontal dropouts though, right? Pro Tour had vertical.
11-26-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By jPrichard10

I can confirm that DC 610s and 750s can be taken...

I can confirm that DC 610s and 750s can be taken off their bolt-on yoke and mounted to the center pull braze ons. I put 750s on a Pro Tour so that I could run 650bs (quite the stretch there).

Nice...
11-26-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Seat tube ding: ...

Seat tube ding:
https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568&pictureid=528947

Top tube dings:
https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568&pictureid=528946
11-26-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,070
Posted By jPrichard10

I had a Sanyo BB dynamo that I used to power a 3V...

I had a Sanyo BB dynamo that I used to power a 3V Sanyo Halogen headlight. Of course it doesn't hold a candle (pun) to modern LEDs, it powered me through my first midnight century ride. Works well on...
11-26-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,190
Posted By jPrichard10

Love watching this thread. My Gugie'd Competition...

Love watching this thread. My Gugie'd Competition was possibly the best bicycle decision I have ever made.

That cable stop though... super nice!
11-26-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Oops, these are Maillard hubs of course (700 high...

Oops, these are Maillard hubs of course (700 high flange). They're original and laced to the Weinmann 27" aluminum rims. Tires are not original (I believe they came with Clements).

The brakes are...
11-26-17, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568...

https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568&pictureid=528942

https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568&pictureid=528945
...
11-23-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

I think Trek calls this a 24”, but it’s 23.5” CtC...

I think Trek calls this a 24”, but it’s 23.5” CtC for the seat tube.
11-23-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Just an update: this is still for sale and now...

Just an update: this is still for sale and now includes an Ideale leather saddle.
11-22-17, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Gravity Distortion Field is not included, btw. ...

Gravity Distortion Field is not included, btw.

More details to come, I didnít anticipate being so busy for Thanksgiving :/
11-22-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,058
Posted By jPrichard10

Yes, I was thoroughly confused about many things!...

Yes, I was thoroughly confused about many things! Such as how did my picture get flipped (itís right side up on my computer)? And how is this guy selling my bike too 😆?
11-20-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By jPrichard10

FS: 1987 Trek 400 Elance (Reynolds 531) $350

More pictures to come!

Trek 1987 Elance 400T. Nearly stock, with some of the obvious changes (cables, housing, chain).

https://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=568&pictureid=528942
...
Forum: For Sale
09-25-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,151
Posted By jPrichard10

Shimano Ultegra 9 speed groups (6500) minus shifters

I wish I had the levers to include with this, but I don't :(.

These all came off of a late 90's/earlyaughts Pinarello. Pretty decent shape except for crank rub. It looks like this drivetrain...
09-07-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Portland sales are easy! It's a 23" seat...

Portland sales are easy!

It's a 23" seat tube, center to center.
09-06-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Thanks, I fixed it!

Thanks, I fixed it!
08-24-17, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

I had a Super Course as well.Even though it's...

I had a Super Course as well.Even though it's Reynolds 531, thick straight gauge tubing really gives it no advantage over a much cheaper frame. The Competition and Super Tourer were 531 throughout,...
08-20-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,406
Posted By jPrichard10

I have my Raleigh Super Tourer for sale. A little...

I have my Raleigh Super Tourer for sale. A little rare in the states. 531 tubing, complete bike. Check it out, it's a couple threads down.

Edited for pictures:
...
08-16-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Updated with pictures. Driveside: ...

Updated with pictures.

Driveside:
http://www.bikeforums.net/picture.php?albumid=542&pictureid=528776

Stronglight Crankset with Huret Front Derailleur:...
08-15-17, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPrichard10

Raleigh Super Tourer (1976?) 23"

Pictures soon!

I am the happy third owner of this green Raleigh Super Tourer. The original owner changed the handlebars, and the second owner changed the saddle. I think everything else was stock...
03-09-17, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

555349 I am getting the frame for sure, but...

555349

I am getting the frame for sure, but I can't pick it up until the 22nd. Here's a picture of the previous owner's setup with Hetres. They rode it in this setup for a while and then had a...
03-08-17, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

It doesn't look like the chain stay bridge is...

It doesn't look like the chain stay bridge is drilled for fenders. Is this normally drilled on a Mk. II? GS?
03-08-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

Yes, these two reasons are part of my concern. I...

Yes, these two reasons are part of my concern. I don't want this to be a Competition G.S. frame with a Mk. II fork, since I'm looking for Mk. II geometry. Considering the date of the frame, I think...
03-08-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

Serial: WK6005261. So this is a 1976. ...

Serial: WK6005261.

So this is a 1976.

Thanks for the help (and history lesson). Didn't realize that Raleigh "ran out" of Huret dropouts so early. I guess I haven't seen a lot of examples of...
03-08-17, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

Yeah, I should know better.

Yeah, I should know better.
03-08-17, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,780
Posted By jPrichard10

Raleigh Competition Mk. II with Suntour dropouts?

Hi all,

I'm looking at getting a bike frame for a build (with some custom work done as well) and I found someone selling a Raleigh Competition frame that looks like a '75 or '76 Mk. II. I know...
01-12-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,374
Posted By jPrichard10

I believe he's charging his vice.

I believe he's charging his vice.
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By jPrichard10

Any interest in 700D wheelset?

Yes, you read that right, 700D. This was GT's special wheel size that they tried to introduce as a "tweener." Can fit either 650A or 650B tires if you work 'em right. These were taken off an old GT...
04-28-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,015
Posted By jPrichard10

87 Schwinn Traveler seems perfect, thanks! As...

87 Schwinn Traveler seems perfect, thanks! As long as I can get those decals off, at least.

For those asking, this wouldn't be a 650b conversion. I don't think he knows much about that at all, and...
04-27-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,015
Posted By jPrichard10

Non-Bianchi celeste

Hey all,

Long story coming. Just skip to the end if you don't want to hear it.

My brother-in-law and I have very different taste in bikes. I've got a vintage Reynolds 531 frame converted to...
04-20-16, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By jPrichard10

I was expecting so. It's chromed steel, and it's...

I was expecting so. It's chromed steel, and it's taking longer than I thought. Hoping there was a workaround.
04-20-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By jPrichard10

Steerer tube without a notch; cable hanger installation

Hi all,

I recently upgraded the fork on my bike by getting more threads cut and having it shortened to fit my head tube length. Well, now it seems that it no longer has the "notch" on the back of...
04-14-16, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,645
Posted By jPrichard10

Yeah, The Channellock pliers worked great for me!...

Yeah, The Channellock pliers worked great for me! Wonderful tip. They also helped removing by grabbing the pad and "peeling" (not sliding) the old pad out. I was afraid to break the post off of the...
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