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08-15-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 874
Posted By bwilli88

Just a bunch of ever-increasing costly upgrades. ...

Just a bunch of ever-increasing costly upgrades. Does your wife choose more and more expensive shoes each time?
This was almost all original equipment until I received it from my friend. We both...
08-13-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By bwilli88

This is one place I can recommend a Dremel tool. ...

This is one place I can recommend a Dremel tool. Take it and soften the edge of the tool handle then use plasti-plasti-dip.
08-11-22, 12:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 874
Posted By bwilli88

I have a 74 Gazelle built Grand Prix, it is the...

I have a 74 Gazelle built Grand Prix, it is the bike that brought me here....
08-06-22, 03:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,692
Posted By bwilli88

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A temple ruin near me.
07-25-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By bwilli88

Quite possibly not a 73 as about all Raleighs in...

Quite possibly not a 73 as about all Raleighs in 73 were built with Capella lugs....
07-24-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By bwilli88

Why cheap out on what keeps you on the road, and...

Why cheap out on what keeps you on the road, and out of a ditch, provides a better ride and could be either a hazardous or safe ride. Get some Paselas, or those Continentals. I personally like Swift...
07-22-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By bwilli88

This is a bit of history

This is a bit of history that deserves to be remembered...
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Forum: Touring
07-22-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,534
Posted By bwilli88

I have 2 or 3 sets of wheels with Dyads. I also...

I have 2 or 3 sets of wheels with Dyads. I also have a set with Mavic A319s. Both work for me here in Cambodia.
07-14-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By bwilli88

It would help to see a picture of your bike and...

It would help to see a picture of your bike and bar setup.
07-14-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By bwilli88

I have done the same thing to put 700c x 38mm on...

I have done the same thing to put 700c x 38mm on a Super Course.
Only I used a Barbell weight lock.
07-14-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 153,161
Posted By bwilli88

This will be soon! ...

This will be soon!
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07-13-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By bwilli88

That will give you a huge range. ...

That will give you a huge range.
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I would go with a 39x28, better...
07-12-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By bwilli88

This is what comes next! ...

This is what comes next!
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But with a different Brooks Flyer. ...
07-11-22, 02:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By bwilli88

Well I finally got it here to Cambodia. I...

Well I finally got it here to Cambodia. I brought it when I came in May.
Do I Start a new build Thread or continue on here?

Teaser...
07-06-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 712
Posted By bwilli88

While I do buy good tools, I do limit the...

While I do buy good tools, I do limit the purchase of top notch tools are typically to those that are bike related.
I typically use a JIS Philips for bike screws.
I have 5 or 6 Allen wrenches of...
07-03-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By bwilli88

I rode 162km on my Fuji Stratos ...

I rode 162km on my Fuji Stratos
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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By bwilli88

Update and finished. I got a disc brake fork...

Update and finished. I got a disc brake fork while I was last in the States with a longer steerer tube.
The parts listNew fork and tecktro mechanical disc brake 180mm disc.
New/old wheel set from a...
06-27-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By bwilli88

Not being cheap, being reasonable. Some of the...

Not being cheap, being reasonable. Some of the ebay prices are way too high. Auctionitis.
06-23-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By bwilli88

If it is a 79 Record Ace, the RRA is actually...

If it is a 79 Record Ace, the RRA is actually about even with a Gran Sports. Both are 531 and decent components. I recently sold my 80 RRA and while it was a nice bike, it did not appeal to me....
06-17-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By bwilli88

That is a band brake, like a drum but different....

That is a band brake, like a drum but different. The band rides on the outside of the drum....
06-17-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By bwilli88

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06-08-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By bwilli88

Purging to upgrade and remove those I was not...

Purging to upgrade and remove those I was not enamored with. I would love a nice early international in root beer color. This would have been great for a restomod.
06-07-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 951
Posted By bwilli88

I also agree that the Swift tire Sand Canyon...

I also agree that the Swift tire Sand Canyon tires are remarkably similar to Paselas. I really like them....
06-06-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By bwilli88

Dang, I finally see one my size and root beer...

Dang, I finally see one my size and root beer colored and I might be somewhere around fourth in line.
Please keep me in mind.
06-06-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,923
Posted By bwilli88

My US Market bike ...

My US Market bike
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06-04-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,038
Posted By bwilli88

One nice thing about living and riding in...

One nice thing about living and riding in Cambodia, just about every little mom and pop has either sugar cane juice or fresh coconuts. a mix of the two will keep you riding for a while.
06-04-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,538
Posted By bwilli88

It is more that greasy hand prints do not show.

It is more that greasy hand prints do not show.
06-01-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By bwilli88

Look for an ACS freewheel

Look for an ACS freewheel
05-23-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By bwilli88

My Grander Sportier AKA Gugifcation build

A while back gugie picked up this Grand Sport for me!
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I asked him to do some...
05-15-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By bwilli88

I have bought bikes in Cambodia, including a...

I have bought bikes in Cambodia, including a Zunow and brought them back here to Pa.
05-07-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By bwilli88

Raleigh Super Record Mixte

I just got this from Facebook the other day, my wife was complaining that the Murray I built for her was not stopping.
New brake levers and shifter, love these R780 Ultegra stuff. It is now a 1x10...
04-23-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,923
Posted By bwilli88

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04-13-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,094
Posted By bwilli88

I have an 81 Centurion Pro-tour that I had a...

I have an 81 Centurion Pro-tour that I had a Shimano 5700 triple brifter group on it. ...
04-12-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By bwilli88

Talking It actually went back into my storage unit but...

It actually went back into my storage unit but because of the many MH specials that have gone out I would gladly dig it out for you.(really easy).
It is a 76 Gran Prix, on the small side, IIRC...
03-28-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,667
Posted By bwilli88

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is that better?
03-28-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By bwilli88

Dibs on the seat post even though it is 27.0, not...

Dibs on the seat post even though it is 27.0, not 27.2
03-26-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 55,870
Posted By bwilli88

My 72, I have enough geared bikes, this made for...

My 72, I have enough geared bikes, this made for a real nice single speed. GB randoneur bars, elcheapo tape, 105 brake levers, Weinmann center pull calipers, stock headset, SR seat post and stem,...
03-24-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By bwilli88

Swift Sand Canyon for my Raleigh GranSports. 27...

Swift Sand Canyon for my Raleigh GranSports. 27 x 1 3/8.
03-24-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,667
Posted By bwilli88

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72 or so Raleigh GranSports 52x20, Sand Canyon tires, Shimano...
03-19-22, 04:27 PM
03-19-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By bwilli88

The great purge #4 Raleigh Record Ace. 1983? SOLD

Sold
Almost original 1983 RRA. Made for the British market, has a sticker from a British bike shop, 27" Raleigh sealed bearing hubbed wheels, matching fenders, original bar tape, Weinmann hoods...
03-11-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By bwilli88

That is a nice bike it would build up great with...

That is a nice bike it would build up great with dirt drops and bar-ends.
But this is how I would build it 3x10 with SR-780 flat bar shifters and BL-780 brake levers. My Pro-tour has this setup...
02-23-22, 02:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By bwilli88

Still 2 shifters, but only one acting on the...

Still 2 shifters, but only one acting on the chain. This makes for a simpler chain line; it can be used with a Narrow/Wide chainring.
I would love to try out a setup like that some day.
02-21-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 14,229
Posted By bwilli88

Oh, Great and Marvelous Crap master. I have...

Oh, Great and Marvelous Crap master. I have partaken of your generous Crap taking in abstention and for your send to me various bit and bobs of marvelous crap, I thank you muchly. But thusly I will...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-19-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By bwilli88

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Partial build, lost 2 lbs with a Crankset and BB change ^^^^
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-18-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By bwilli88

Doppelganger Shadow 823

I picked this up off FB marketplace here in Cambodia.
26" Wheels and 3x7 Shimano Tourney shifting.
Lots of ideas, take off the heavy steel crankset and junk bottom bracket and other junk and...
02-17-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By bwilli88

I have a smaller Raleigh Gran prix, decent frame...

I have a smaller Raleigh Gran prix, decent frame but not great. The Frame and Fork and maybe a few extra bits and It is yours for the price of shipping and a 10 spot. But you have to wait until I...
02-16-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By bwilli88

First off, What size bike do you take? Congrats...

First off, What size bike do you take? Congrats on digging in and enjoying it.
02-12-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 173,636
Posted By bwilli88

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Albino Water buffalo
02-12-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,418
Posted By bwilli88

Schwalbe's Marathon plus Pure Fix My 29r BMX,...

Schwalbe's Marathon plus Pure Fix
My 29r BMX, Schwalbe Marathon.
My clunker Schwalbe Delta Cruisers in 635 ERTO or 28 x 1 5/8 or 700b x 42

A Dingle Speed Raleigh Super Course, Schwalbe Marathon...
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