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04-22-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I like it

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The fork feels great! Rides much like it did...
04-19-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I got the Carver!

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Just got the fork installed, only had the chance to ride around the...
04-11-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,679
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Kirtland bags

Local buy, was able to get 2 sets all for 32$!

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04-08-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 407,293
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Gitane Hosteller fender

Found some metallic pinstripe for these old fenders. It's actually a tad wider than the original stuff, but it's barely noticeable. Not prefect, but better than it was!...
04-01-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Thanks for the replies, I'm leaning more toward...

Thanks for the replies, I'm leaning more toward the Carver now I think. It comes in 410mm, the strait blades will look better on the frame, and money saved can go into some nicer tires. Thanks...
04-01-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 61,608
Views: 9,302,045
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

1970s Raleigh Competition GS - $375 (Yorba...

1970s Raleigh Competition GS - $375 (Yorba linda)https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/yorba-linda-1970s-raleigh-competition-gs/7299102378.html
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04-01-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 61,608
Views: 9,302,045
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Gitane Tour de France Vintage Classic - $400...

Gitane Tour de France Vintage Classic - $400 (Penasquitos)https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/d/san-diego-gitane-tour-de-france-vintage/7299972789.html
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03-31-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

26 inch Rigid fork: Soma vs. Carver

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My current (suspension) fork A2C measurement is 410mm. ...
03-28-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 810,033
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Yep that's definitely the original color, I owned...

Yep that's definitely the original color, I owned a grand sport deluxe before in the same color too.



Yes sir that's a cottered triple. "Durax" is the manufacturer, I'm not sure if its...
03-24-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 810,033
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Gitane Hosteller

Been giving this scratched, dented, and rusted up old beast some more years to it's life. Just went through all the bearings and did a lot of cleaning of grime. Really interesting ride......
03-10-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,465,522
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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02-26-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

As long as you're not hung up on space/storage I...

As long as you're not hung up on space/storage I agree with nlerner just tuck it away and treat it like any other extra part in the parts bin. Sometimes the parts bin gets so full, another bike...
02-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,459
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

2 Raleigh Sports and a Competition

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02-17-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 660
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Rag with some solvent method works well, though I...

Rag with some solvent method works well, though I like to add in a sheet of card board for some rigidity to really get in there. It helps to cut the carboard into the shape you need, like a gear...
02-16-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 407,293
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Durax Triple Cottered cranks on my Gitane...

Durax Triple Cottered cranks on my Gitane Hosteller. Just looking for some 9mm cotters still, contacting some forum members first before ordering from a retailer. It will be my first time filing...
02-16-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 810,033
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Gitane hosteller finally getting some love.

Had this one for awhile now, took it for a couple rides and took time pretty pictures. But I've recently felt the urge to give it a proper refresh. Then if I don't feel too attached after, I...
02-16-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,399
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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02-15-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Thank you! That seems like the ticket, available...

Thank you! That seems like the ticket, available in 410mm right on the money too. Most other options I was seeing were down in the 390's or up in the +440's, not that those would have been terrible,...
02-12-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50936799378_05...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50936799378_05b64eb80f_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kB7pQW)20210212_141447 (https://flic.kr/p/2kB7pQW) by Luan Pham (https://www.flickr.com/photos/137670317@N05/), on...
01-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Yep thats the stumpy, though I'm not 100% sure...

Yep thats the stumpy, though I'm not 100% sure about it being an '85. And yes I live in California:). It is a lovely rider, though also quite heavy. With the baskets and all i think this thing...
01-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50834764343_60...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50834764343_60ca014bd5_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ks6soc)SmartSelect_20210114-091931_Instagram (https://flic.kr/p/2ks6soc) by Luan Pham...
01-14-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 2,727,079
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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02-17-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 2,727,079
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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04-23-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Switched out the stem for a new nitto. And found...

Switched out the stem for a new nitto. And found an old seat post in the junk pile to raise up the seat a bit more. Pretty fun little bike....
04-03-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Thanks guys! I still need to fiddle with the fit....

Thanks guys! I still need to fiddle with the fit. The original seatpost is kinda short for me, so I need to search the junkpile for a longer 26mm post. Once I get that acceptable, I'll try and get...
03-29-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,168
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

A classic tale, love the girl but not care so...

A classic tale, love the girl but not care so much for her family... Do what's best for you, to heck with what people think! Looks like a pretty sweet frame for sure.
03-25-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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03-21-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I tried "M4 D-Ring screw" and "M4 Thumbscrew" ...

I tried "M4 D-Ring screw" and "M4 Thumbscrew"

Saw a couple that might work, but could only find the exact size I need in bulk.
03-21-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I dont think it looks too bad on the non lugged...

I dont think it looks too bad on the non lugged frames. I am actually using the same stem on my rockhopper above, but I agree in general its more of a functional piece. I was thinking of going with...
03-21-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Nice! I was considering those for my early stumpy...

Nice! I was considering those for my early stumpy build, how are you liking them? Can we get a side shot? I was debating on what stem to pair with it.....
03-21-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Maybe not "upright" bars but I feel like it kinda...

Maybe not "upright" bars but I feel like it kinda qualifies. Maybe more "adventure/ trekking" style I suppose. I'm in the middle of putting an early stumpy together though, will post once I get it...
03-20-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Suntour thumb shifter screw

Any one know of a good source for screws like these? Most online search results that come close are for bulk orders. Or ofcourse anyone have an extra I could buy that'd be appreciated too....
03-20-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 176,737
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I consider myself a noob as well, and I find it...

I consider myself a noob as well, and I find it much more helpful on this forum when you ask direct questions. Reply to a particular post, ask about stuff you are curious about. This crowd is...
03-18-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

thanks for the advice guys, definitely will not...

thanks for the advice guys, definitely will not try and go overboard too quickly. Seeing as how the spring/ summer months are right here, I'd rather get on with the main part of the assembly to try...
03-15-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Just some more shots of the paint and decals... ...

Just some more shots of the paint and decals...
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03-13-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Yeah I suppose I should build it up first and...

Yeah I suppose I should build it up first and just keep it clean while I see if I actually like riding it. Gonna change up the cockpit some, the OG bullmoose didnt jive with this size frame for me....
03-13-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I was kind of thinking of taking off some of the...

I was kind of thinking of taking off some of the decals and just leaving the paint as is. Maybe leave the tubing decals and the head tube decal, and remove the rest....
03-13-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

There are definitely many more blemishes all over...

There are definitely many more blemishes all over the bike, but no dents. I take you guys are saying there's plenty of good paint left either way. I am not very experienced with painting bikes, so...
03-13-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

80s Stumpy with bad paint advice

On the fence with this frame. Should I try to repair the paint, powder coat, or leave it be? If leave it be, should I clear coat or something? Decals are messed up too so that makes clear coating...
03-05-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17,228
Views: 1,851,600
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

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Views: 1,368
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Didnt get a chance to check it out yet. Thanks...

Didnt get a chance to check it out yet. Thanks for the information though, much appreciated. I will check in if I get to take a look at it.
03-02-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 61,608
Views: 9,302,045
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Akibo Leopard?

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Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Akibo Leopard?

Any info on this? Thinking about getting it. Not much info on the web about it. Gotta be decent with a full 600 group...?...
02-20-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17,228
Views: 1,851,600
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Yorba Reigonal Park, Anaheim CA

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02-14-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 61,608
Views: 9,302,045
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/los-an...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/los-angeles-2-of-made-in-japan/6814846624.html2 OF Made In Japan Bridgestone Picnica 1980S VINTAGE Folding Bike(PAIR - $249 (Los...
02-11-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17,228
Views: 1,851,600
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

To the library to return some of my daughter's...

To the library to return some of my daughter's bookshttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190211_184846_368_dba534d367942cd3f1310bb57391d1b066248ab5.jpg
02-09-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

thanks man! I was considering the Jones bar too,...

thanks man! I was considering the Jones bar too, but I felt like the 45į sweep might be too cruiser like. I was hoping to hit some mtb trails too, so I wanted something that might provide some more...
02-09-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Late 80s rockhopper sport

Replaced headset, and BB. Threw on some Exage stuff, and some shimano hub (cassette) Araya wheels. And new shimano levers and trigger shifters on (uncut) origin8 Strongbow handlebars, attached to...
02-08-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 61,608
Views: 9,302,045
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

I bought the black one

I went and picked up the black one, dude said he'd take 40$ for the grey. They need to be gone through for sure, but are pretty complete.
02-08-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,787
Views: 2,158,233
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Late 80's RockHopper Sport

Picked this up off CL. Not 100% sure what the plan is yet with this one, but we'll see how it goes. It looks to be pretty complete with original equipment, so I figured enough C&V value to share....
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