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12-24-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By 52telecaster

I saw one of those in the early 80s. I couldn't...

I saw one of those in the early 80s. I couldn't believe the size. When I run into 32s now it's kind of unusual.
12-20-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By 52telecaster

I've got the same crank. I picked my copy up at...

I've got the same crank. I picked my copy up at the coop just to try the outboard bearing thing. I was actually quite impressed with the lightness but the look bothered me. I will say I use much...
12-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,175
Posted By 52telecaster

I've built a ton of wheels and never even thought...

I've built a ton of wheels and never even thought about the hub logo. I must not care. Good thing the folks I built them for don't know.
12-18-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By 52telecaster

Thankyou so much and it's funny to see the...

Thankyou so much and it's funny to see the magazine get so race centric in the later years. It's why I quit buying them. Still fun to read now.
12-18-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,066
Posted By 52telecaster

Just want to add two cents on 27-700c. With...

Just want to add two cents on 27-700c. With cantis, as has been stated before you may end up with the pads pointing downward. It was less problematic for me with wider rims. Sun cr18s with 4 cross db...
12-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By 52telecaster

My true value 3/8 drive socket set works on them...

My true value 3/8 drive socket set works on them too but I did run across one campy non drive side crank arm that it had trouble with. It seems all campy crankarms are not the same.
12-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By 52telecaster

I have titanium crank fixing bolts one one crank....

I have titanium crank fixing bolts one one crank. They seem to work fine but I pretightened with steel ones first.
12-14-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By 52telecaster

Good to know. I am thinking of using one on my...

Good to know. I am thinking of using one on my competition with a sturmey archer aw and 26-40-46 up front.
12-12-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By 52telecaster

Thankyou for the washer mention. Hate to ruin an...

Thankyou for the washer mention. Hate to ruin an expensive crank that is geared to high for me anyway!
12-12-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By 52telecaster

Probably 15mm, if it were 14 I'm guessing your...

Probably 15mm, if it were 14 I'm guessing your socket might work. In any case both sizes are pretty common in bike cranks.
12-12-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,200
Posted By 52telecaster

Many folks grind down a socket wall just for this...

Many folks grind down a socket wall just for this purpose.
12-12-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent looking starting points!

Excellent looking starting points!
12-12-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 740
Posted By 52telecaster

My 73 is darn nice but it has a sturmey archer...

My 73 is darn nice but it has a sturmey archer hub.
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12-12-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 740
Posted By 52telecaster

Since it's claw mount I would recommend the...

Since it's claw mount I would recommend the suntour 7. They were slightly heavier than the pricier suntour and worked well. Also indestructible.
12-10-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent!!

Excellent!!
12-10-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,405
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty man!

Ty man!
12-10-21, 09:33 AM
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Views: 98,784
Posted By 52telecaster

Very cool. How old were you when u designed the...

Very cool. How old were you when u designed the logo?
12-09-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By 52telecaster

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Rode downtown to see a friend's gig...
12-09-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By 52telecaster

That is beautiful 😍

That is beautiful 😍
12-08-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By 52telecaster

It was a FB marketplace find. Had to drive to...

It was a FB marketplace find. Had to drive to Chicago.
12-08-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By 52telecaster

New Carlton in the house

Raleigh international to be exact. This thing is rough but in the 22.5" size it will fit me with proper adjustment. I usually ride a 23 and can deal with this. It appears to be a 1971 and I did get...
12-08-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By 52telecaster

My falcon has identical seatstays, stamped...

My falcon has identical seatstays, stamped dropouts as well except mine has a derailleur hanger. It was also straight guage Reynolds. An extremely fun to ride bike!
12-08-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By 52telecaster

Those rear dropouts scream for an igh.

Those rear dropouts scream for an igh.
12-08-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By 52telecaster

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Austrian sears shifter.
12-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,697
Posted By 52telecaster

Running errands on a cool old bike

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Research clinic...
12-08-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By 52telecaster

Very inspiring. I love gifting bikes!

Very inspiring. I love gifting bikes!
12-04-21, 04:09 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Excellent bar height! ...

Excellent bar height!
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12-04-21, 08:51 AM
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Views: 301,749
Posted By 52telecaster

Love his playing!!!

Love his playing!!!
12-04-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By 52telecaster

Ty Tom. Terrific video.

Ty Tom. Terrific video.
12-04-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,730
Posted By 52telecaster

After trying pretty much everything except...

After trying pretty much everything except caustic soda I decided to start removing stock. I figure if I can't get it all out that less caustic soda would be needed eventually.

I carefully drilled...
12-02-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,405
Posted By 52telecaster

I assembled a ton of those bikes and when...

I assembled a ton of those bikes and when positron used a solid shift cable with continuous housing it worked quite well. It wasn't light or beautiful but it did work.
11-18-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 960
Posted By 52telecaster

That's a hard pass for me.

That's a hard pass for me.
11-17-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

It's a good life when trying to figure out a...

It's a good life when trying to figure out a chainring for an obscure crank is your problem.
11-17-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By 52telecaster

I am not modifying the crank. I will modify the...

I am not modifying the crank. I will modify the chainring. T.a. will make more! Actually I do have a vertical mill and an indexing head at my disposal as well as files and sander. I'll post pics of...
11-13-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 947
Posted By 52telecaster

I may try that.

I may try that.
11-11-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By 52telecaster

I routinely cleanup seat tubes and often and up a...

I routinely cleanup seat tubes and often and up a size too big. Your bike is pretty special but I think a gentle ream to 26.8 wouldn't be a crime.
11-11-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a 750 on it. ...

I have a 750 on it.
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Can't remember if it was stock with...
11-10-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 848
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a 73 super course I have converted to...

I have a 73 super course I have converted to three speed and it's a wonderful ride. The best three speed I have ever ridden! Btw, I went 700c with 35mm paselas. A very enjoyable grocery getter with a...
11-09-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,749
Posted By 52telecaster

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Bob Jackson world tourist. I ordered the frameset after...
11-08-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 3,354,082
Posted By 52telecaster

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Super course with aw.
11-06-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 3,354,082
Posted By 52telecaster

I got the cup remover too. Won't use it often but...

I got the cup remover too. Won't use it often but it sure works well.
11-05-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By 52telecaster

I have an 81 912 and I guarantee your 88 512 is...

I have an 81 912 and I guarantee your 88 512 is every bit as good a bike if not better. And my 912 is damn nice.
11-05-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By 52telecaster

I agree wholeheartedly with this. I have a...

I agree wholeheartedly with this. I have a stationary belt sander I might consider using but a stationary grinder could make a real mess of you and the cable real easy. Honestly I'd be tempted to...
11-05-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 776
Posted By 52telecaster

It was specced with 27s so it has a bit more...

It was specced with 27s so it has a bit more room. I actually own a 73 competition and super course. They are wonderful riding machines.

This morning I removed the bottom bracket on the Olympic...
11-05-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,904
Posted By 52telecaster

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And my best two teles are in a gig bag ready to perform.
11-03-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25,610
Views: 3,354,082
Posted By 52telecaster

Just want to chime in on the bike smith press....

Just want to chime in on the bike smith press. It's terrific.
11-03-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 776
Posted By 52telecaster

Raleigh 575sl want to give some insight if I can.

I just picked up a USA Raleigh Olympian with the tube decal 575sl. I know this is a made up tube set name but I always wondered what it really was. I don't have the bike home yet but I will update...
11-03-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By 52telecaster

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73 Raleigh competition.
10-31-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By 52telecaster

The 3 pin cottered cranks that came on super...

The 3 pin cottered cranks that came on super courses routinely came with 52-42 combos. I have one I'd give you if it would help.
10-29-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By 52telecaster

Last year building new mountain bikes I couldn't...

Last year building new mountain bikes I couldn't believe how wide the bars have gotten. It's ridiculous.
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