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07-22-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,121
Posted By Steel Charlie

Every time. Just part of doing the job the way...

Every time. Just part of doing the job the way it should be done.
07-21-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,121
Posted By merziac

:thumb: This is the only correct answer. ;)

:thumb:

This is the only correct answer. ;)
07-20-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,718
Posted By P!N20

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07-19-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 702
Posted By LBCwanabe

success! Thanks again for the help 👍 ...

success! Thanks again for the help 👍

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08-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,317
Posted By majmt

I posted this in another thread but I think it...

I posted this in another thread but I think it fits here as well. The eight-mile loop road through the East Saguaro National Park near Tucson during a full moon, after the road is closed, with no...
07-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,853
Posted By steelbikeguy

As far as the bike being pristine... I hope it...

As far as the bike being pristine... I hope it doesn't stop anyone from buying and enjoying the bike.
Way back around the year 2000, I had the chance to buy a 1974 Raleigh International that was...
07-05-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,031
Posted By fender1

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and...

I just finished this. Rotated the bars down, and waiting for a few more test rides to finalize with blue tape.

I bought it as a complete but to the OPís point, sold
Most of those components on...
06-28-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,204
Posted By TullySteve

Well we got it out in good reusable shape!...

Well we got it out in good reusable shape! Combination of the Sheldon Brown tool, overnight soaking in canola, and my LBS used a version of your method to clamp a regular large adjustable wrench to...
10-10-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,118
Posted By Salamandrine

Campagnolo drivetrains don't wear out,...

Campagnolo drivetrains don't wear out, realistically. Chains and freewheels do wear out. You can tell by measuring the chain. Also, the chain will start to skip off the teeth of a worn out freewheel...
10-10-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,118
Posted By davester

The International has a 120mm spacing between the...

The International has a 120mm spacing between the rear dropouts which can only accommodate a 5-speed or Ultra-6 freewheel. I don't think either of these can be used with index shifting. You could...
08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,319
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
08-10-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By obrentharris

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box...

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box today! What a fine piece of work. I'm definitely the only one on my block with one of these.
...
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,641
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

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The...
07-25-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,023
Posted By schwinnbikebob

1984 Raleigh Grand Prix

Picked this up a couple weeks ago from a thrift store. Even Goodwill has quadrupled their bike prices during this craze. But I liked the chrome and red combo so I still bought it. After some...
07-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By rootboy

Hey Brent, Check this out. I made this one. PM...

Hey Brent,
Check this out. I made this one. PM sent
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07-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 22,575
Posted By sheddle

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a...

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a modern high end bike these days. I swear that matte black carbon is the worst thing to happen to high end road bikes since the press-fit bottom bracket.
07-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 22,575
Posted By Slightspeed

I think the Italian love is because it might the...

I think the Italian love is because it might the first "nice" bike many of us got, after graduating from baloon tires, three speeds and lower level "10-speeds". I did my first junior race on a heavy,...
07-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,329
Posted By cudak888

I don't deny that this isn't a Schwinn, and that...

I don't deny that this isn't a Schwinn, and that the whole thing is a publicity stunt by Pacific Cycle, but I strongly disagree with this nostalgia rant on one specific point:

You're overlooking...
07-07-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,107
Posted By gugie

jpjpjp Where do you live? One of the great...

jpjpjp

Where do you live? One of the great benefits of this forum is that you may be very close to someone with lots of experience in the very problem you're trying to solve. If you were within...
07-06-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,310
Posted By PeeCee

Why a Raleigh. Buy the best you can afford. ...

Why a Raleigh.

Buy the best you can afford.

Two things determined why I bought my Raleigh.

1/ The first race (style) bike I ever rode was a Raleigh

2/ I'm English
07-04-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,595
Posted By Vince Hoffmann

so I was also concerned about that but it turns...

so I was also concerned about that but it turns out that enamel paint is very forgiving, even when dry. I bent the one below over a wood dowel with no issues....
06-13-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,212
Posted By orcas island

Swapped over a set of 700c clincher wheels, Acorn...

Swapped over a set of 700c clincher wheels, Acorn saddle bag, and a TA handlebar bottle cage I had in the parts bin. Ready for a ride later this afternoon.
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10-31-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By MiloFrance

Big win at the Eroica Gaiole

Bob, Darren, Andy and I went to Gaiole this year, Bob on his not quite identified Alain Redolfi, Andy on a Holdsworth, and Darren on his Mercier 300. I didn't know that Faggin were having a trade...
05-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,431
Posted By styggno1

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the...

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the first ride. I felt strong and comfortable. What more can one ask for!


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