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08-10-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By clubman

Bump for a heck of a lugged mtn bike. Really...

Bump for a heck of a lugged mtn bike. Really special and way too big pour moi.
08-09-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By clubman

The early sprung mattress saddles can be comfy as...

The early sprung mattress saddles can be comfy as all get out. They're heavy but so was the early 60's SuperCycle/Raleigh I rode. Magnificent single speed. (slight hi-jack)

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08-09-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By clubman

Scour your local online ads for any Raleigh 3...

Scour your local online ads for any Raleigh 3 speed with good wheels. You won't find these wheels new...if you did they would cost a bomb. Old track and BMX hubs are 110mm and 90 mm is the standard...
08-08-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 729
Posted By clubman

Yeah I guess I should have used the sarcasm...

Yeah I guess I should have used the sarcasm emoticon. I've given up a long time ago on educating sellers with misinformation either deliberate or unwitting. It's just not worth the time to educate or...
08-08-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 729
Posted By clubman

Hmmn...are we being pranked?

Hmmn...are we being pranked?
08-07-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,067
Posted By clubman

What a pretty unicorn. It's likely the last combo...

What a pretty unicorn. It's likely the last combo to be offered up on this forum. Can't remember another.
08-07-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,343
Posted By clubman

You're a great preservationist. Your title...

You're a great preservationist. Your title besuits you!
08-06-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By clubman

Sadly, it's our destiny. Cool to find in any case.

Sadly, it's our destiny. Cool to find in any case.
08-06-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,064
Posted By clubman

New one this month. '93 Volvo 940, redblock. I'm...

New one this month. '93 Volvo 940, redblock. I'm so happy.


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08-06-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By clubman

They remind me of something akin to CLB's. I...

They remind me of something akin to CLB's. I think they're the cat's arse. Fab.
08-05-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 473
Posted By clubman

If I were a mod, I'd say take it outside. Or at...

If I were a mod, I'd say take it outside. Or at least put each other on your ignore lists.
08-03-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By clubman

I don't think the proprietary 'painted corner'...

I don't think the proprietary 'painted corner' ended up as a bad thing. Few here wouldn't buy a nice 26.4 Cinelli cockpit and there's many to be had. Cino had a shiny reputation to help sell a lot of...
08-03-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 898
Posted By clubman

Cinelli was the dominant stem and bar source and...

Cinelli was the dominant stem and bar source and but you shouldn't be taken aback that there were other Italian makers.
Think Volvo-Saab, Rolls-Bentley, red apples-green apples etc.
08-03-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By clubman

Q factor is way too big.

Q factor is way too big.
08-03-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By clubman

Take it over to P&R.

Take it over to P&R.
08-02-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By clubman

Thanks. Nuff said.

Thanks. Nuff said.
08-02-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By clubman

Yeah, it does say that Mr Harper 'assembled' the...

Yeah, it does say that Mr Harper 'assembled' the bike, not brazed it. It still reminds me of an 80's bike.
08-02-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By clubman

Another unknown Raleigh...Worksop documentation

This one's being offered up on FB for $400 cdn. A mishmash of components on a decent enough (Raleigh standards apply) frame. He says it's a 1972 Clubman but I don't think I buy that and I've never...
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08-01-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,764
Posted By clubman

I think it's a hacking knife, tough enough to...

I think it's a hacking knife, tough enough to take a mallet blow to dismember things. Usually the blade is on the long edge.
Mill knives are similar, if not tougher by design.

I have this one in...
07-29-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By clubman

Guiseppe Limongi sometimes used the triangular...

Guiseppe Limongi sometimes used the triangular cut-outs.


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07-28-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By clubman

Well put. It perfectly describes my old C-dale...

Well put. It perfectly describes my old C-dale T-1000, well, to a T.
My longest ride on any bike was about 190 km'. fully loaded on tour. An all-day (and evening) bike.
07-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,686
Views: 859,243
Posted By clubman

oneclick sent this M5x.09 thumbscrew for my Var...

oneclick sent this M5x.09 thumbscrew for my Var 3rd hand tool. Custom, steel and gratis to boot.
This isn't the first time he's done this. Many thanks.
...
07-28-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By clubman

Hartstikke leuk!

Hartstikke leuk!
07-28-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By clubman

It's been a topic of discussion many times here,...

It's been a topic of discussion many times here, which could be googled. It's safe to say that a fairly small percentage like them and the rest don't. Most of us have dabbled with them and usually...
07-27-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By clubman

I've got an rx100 50/40/30 in the basement. I'll...

I've got an rx100 50/40/30 in the basement. I'll take a close look with some pics.
07-26-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By clubman

Lovely bike...early 60's...I think the letter I...

Lovely bike...early 60's...I think the letter I is '67. Original and sharp!
07-25-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By clubman

Rubber to the road Paul. Loved the contributions...

Rubber to the road Paul. Loved the contributions and avatar too! :thumb:
07-24-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By clubman

need pics! Upload some to an album in the Gallery...

need pics! Upload some to an album in the Gallery section at top of page and we can repost them.
07-24-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By clubman

Not knowing the OP's shifters, we're flying...

Not knowing the OP's shifters, we're flying blind. I'll assume he knows what he wants.
I'm also assuming that 7 speed Ultra is the same as the Alpha model freewheels? Inquiring minds...
07-24-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By clubman

They were made for 126 but the spacing was...

They were made for 126 but the spacing was variable between a couple of cogs iirc
07-23-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,820
Posted By clubman

No quibble about price...$100 for a Bridgestone...

No quibble about price...$100 for a Bridgestone reminds of the Ikea "Start the Car!' ad. It's value as a useful bike is 100% intact. It's just for you to decide how much you want to alter it.
3...
07-23-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,820
Posted By clubman

Not quite iconic enough to spend the time and...

Not quite iconic enough to spend the time and money to make it shine. Great winter beater as is.

Oh, you're in Norcal...
07-23-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 254
Posted By clubman

I have what I assume to be an '83 Bigfoot. It...

I have what I assume to be an '83 Bigfoot. It came with an .883 steerer.

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07-21-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By clubman

You only restore it if you keep it since you...

You only restore it if you keep it since you rarely, if ever, get your money back from a proper restoration. Ugliest seat/stem combo I've see in months

https://imgur.com/a/95ON1eW
07-21-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By clubman

Agreed, Britain is the source for all things...

Agreed, Britain is the source for all things Moulton and shipping is generally reasonable and timely.
07-19-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By clubman

I'd try to change the yoke and maybe the canti's...

I'd try to change the yoke and maybe the canti's as well, which I did on my '84. You're already upgrading so no need to stop. Keep original components in a box and you're good to go. Those reflector...
07-19-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,066
Posted By clubman

Deadpool's childhood bike....oh, that one!

Deadpool's childhood bike....oh, that one!
07-18-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By clubman

It's a solid bike on which to practise your resto...

It's a solid bike on which to practise your resto skills. Don't sink money into replacement parts or upgrades.

Is that a flashlight hanging from the bars? Maybe some long throw Huret shifters as...
07-17-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By clubman

? :foo:

? :foo:
07-17-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,715
Posted By clubman

thread V2: what thread is on the tool that you know

What is the correct threading on the thumb screw for this model VAR 3rd hand tool.

...
07-16-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,343
Posted By clubman

Toe-in!

Toe-in!
07-16-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,343
Posted By clubman

You need only loosen the stem bolt. Makes me...

You need only loosen the stem bolt. Makes me wonder if they did pull it and grease. Drizzle lubricant down the bolt hole and if that doesn't work, flip it upside down and do the underside. Also, a...
07-15-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By clubman

Wonderful bike. Don't be embarrassed by the...

Wonderful bike. Don't be embarrassed by the price...what, a few sawbucks? :eek:

Is that the Seinfeld bike?
07-14-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By clubman

There's a young woman in my town who rides a road...

There's a young woman in my town who rides a road model with 650c wheels.

As a Clyde, I wouldn't go near one.
07-14-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By clubman

Only you know how it feels. My carpel and radial...

Only you know how it feels. My carpel and radial tunnel causes numbness and pain unique to me. I like classic bends and I alternate between the hoods and sneaking around both the flats and outside...
07-12-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By clubman

Cannondale's SR500 from '87.

Cannondale's SR500 from '87.
07-11-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By clubman

Too good to pass up in that condition.

Too good to pass up in that condition.
07-10-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By clubman

You will be judged harshly. :innocent:

You will be judged harshly. :innocent:
07-10-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By clubman

That's yeoman's work, nice.

That's yeoman's work, nice.
07-10-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By clubman

That's a Swallow, not a Swift, yes? I think I'd...

That's a Swallow, not a Swift, yes? I think I'd like a Honey Swift, if you like the fit. They do get a nice warm glow after a few years.

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