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07-02-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By Mr. 66

:innocent: Teaser ...

:innocent: Teaser
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07-01-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By nlerner

Oh, yeah. ...

Oh, yeah.
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07-01-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,784
Posted By ascherer

I've got a chromed version of this that I built...

I've got a chromed version of this that I built this winter, and a well-made 1971 International. I prefer the Mk. I for subtle reasons that are hard to qualify beyond that from the very first ride it...
07-01-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Andy_K

1969 Raleigh Competition

I just got this road worthy again, so it seemed like a good time for a build thread.

I'm calling it a 1969. According to Sheldon Brown's decoder ring, the serial number says it was built in 1967,...
07-01-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,784
Posted By branko_76

It's the ride that counts. The flaws I pointed...

It's the ride that counts. The flaws I pointed out would not deter me from buying another 1970's era Raleigh but if the asking price is too much, I would take a closer look.
06-30-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,784
Posted By jda775838

There's not necessarily a NEED for the best...

There's not necessarily a NEED for the best Raleigh model out there, as much as a desire not to get something known to be inferior to one of the better ones only to have more problems with it. Am...
06-29-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,260
Posted By malcala622

Confente

Confente
06-29-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I was given this bike by a gentleman in his eighties who told me he bought it new in 1948. He no longer can ride it and as I restored bikes he offered it to me for free. After taking a look at it I...
06-29-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 241,534
Posted By delbiker1

8 speed DT levers

USAZorro, I have a set of 8 speed, 105 DT shift levers. Right lever has index or friction modes. Very good shape with some minor surface scratching. I bought them from BF member Doc, but never used...
06-28-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By ddeand

Believe it or not, I have a dream of doing the...

Believe it or not, I have a dream of doing the Cino on the International! That route is only a few miles (that’s Montana miles) from my home town.
06-28-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By MauriceMoss

Although there were minor variations over the...

Although there were minor variations over the years, to me this looks like a British Eagle Touristique:
...
06-27-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By stardognine

I just gotta Miyata. 😎

After a recent lapse of good judgment in another deal (long story, I might share later), I made up for it today. I bought this 1985 Miyata 610, at a great price, which balanced my scales again...
06-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 551,678
Posted By clubman

Also yesterday, courtesy of mushroom, a Unicantor...

Also yesterday, courtesy of mushroom, a Unicantor for my Cinelli B.

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06-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,959
Posted By tgenec86

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a...

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a manicured full beard, flannel shirt, skinny jeans and narrow leather fashion boots who smells of latte and watered down craft beer.

Or am I being...
06-24-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,178
Posted By merziac

I think you need one from several country's per...

I think you need one from several country's per year as many had very specific iconic traits as well as discipline's that they excelled in. ;)
06-24-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,178
Posted By iab

I associate riders to the "best" bikes. ...

I associate riders to the "best" bikes.

1920s - Binda/Legnano
1930s - Bartali/Legnano
1940s - Coppi/Bianchi
1950s - Anquetil/Helyett
1960s - Merckx/Peugeot
1970s - Hinault/Gitane
1980s -...
06-24-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,178
Posted By nlerner

1930s: Raleigh Sports 1940s: Raleigh Sports ...

1930s: Raleigh Sports
1940s: Raleigh Sports
1950s: Raleigh Sports
1960s: Raleigh Sports
1970s: Raleigh Sports

They kind of fell apart after that.
06-18-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 922
Posted By nlerner

I agree. Not a Raleigh. My WAG: Condor.

I agree. Not a Raleigh. My WAG: Condor.
06-18-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By old_dreams

The guy who owns this website has performed...

The guy who owns this website has performed probably the most detailed evaluation from analysis of more than 800 SBDU frames. The size, type and placement of decals changed over the years, including...
06-18-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By billytwosheds

Why would I want more competition in the C&V for...

Why would I want more competition in the C&V for sale section?

:D

In all seriousness I send friends links to helpful threads (for obscure bikes they owned back in the day) or to deal with...
06-18-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By ddeand

1974 Raleigh International - FINISHED!

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06-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,341
Posted By obrentharris

A few thoughts: -Each of us has our own...

A few thoughts:
-Each of us has our own fantasy/nightmare image of your parts collection. Each of us is going to base our response on that image. I think we can give better suggestions with a...
06-18-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,341
Posted By cudak888

First, post pictures of the pile. It'll get all...

First, post pictures of the pile. It'll get all of us C&V'ers all giddy.

Second, get yourself an army of Large Flat Rate boxes. Line up ten of them, pre-taped on the bottom, with no gaps in...
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By randyjawa

Although all of my bikes are down tube shifters,...

Although all of my bikes are down tube shifters, except two, I understand not wanting to use the down tube shifter system. Personally, I think it to be dangerous and annoying. But that is just me....
06-13-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Hothousepaint

Enid OK Raleigh plant

HI Love2pedal. I just saw this post, 10 years later...lol. Raleigh did indeed have a large plant in Enid Oklahoma in the late 1970's, and the early 80's. Not sure of it's exact years of operation,...
06-12-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By clubman

I liked algebra and wanted to use it for the...

I liked algebra and wanted to use it for the betterment of mankind.
So far, success!
06-12-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By sloar

Surprise haul today

Went to pick up a cheap Giant bike for my daughter to take to college. I noticed the Black Lightning’s in the garage and asked about them. Then he said he had one more and wheeled out the De Rosa. A...
06-11-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,233
Posted By ascherer

I believe that correlates to early 1975.

I believe that correlates to early 1975.
06-10-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,233
Posted By orcas island

1973 International

I just got this home and started with a basic clean up. The date code on the rear derailleur says “73”, so I’m guessing that is a good place to start with dating this one. Overall it seems to be in...
06-08-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By steelbikeguy

I'd say it depends on the color scheme of the...

I'd say it depends on the color scheme of the bike.

However.... do be prepared for the color to change over the years.
Here's a black Brooks Pro that I've ridden since the mid 70's.....
...
06-04-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By onyerleft

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating...

At my age, I'd be more interested in dating vintage French ladies than vintage French bikes. Just sayin'.
05-30-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By randyjawa

randyjawa Dump Finds...

I am utterly amazed at the stuff people throw away. As often as not, when I go to the little dump, near my summer cottage, I find something or other. I am almost afraid to start this thread for fear...
05-20-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,839
Posted By noglider

I worked for Larry, the shop owner in that story.

I worked for Larry, the shop owner in that story.
05-17-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By cudak888

See if you can get to know your local dockless...

See if you can get to know your local dockless Spin operator and if they are willing to kick some wheels off wrecked bikes your way. The Gen 1 steel bikes run silver 26x1-3/8" rims - brushed silver...
05-15-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,026
Posted By nlerner

Turn off your computer. Ride your bike.

Turn off your computer. Ride your bike.
05-06-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,786
Posted By merziac

Brooks, period. ;) Black, Brown, Honey, Pro,...

Brooks, period. ;)

Black, Brown, Honey, Pro, Special, Standard, Imperial, old, new, soft, hard, blah, blah, blah.

Oh and a couple of Cambiums and Ideale's too.
05-06-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,786
Posted By davester

Brooks B-17 Imperial

Brooks B-17 Imperial
05-06-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,463
Posted By iab

I watch from my boat in Monaco. Don't you?

I watch from my boat in Monaco.

Don't you?
05-06-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,570
Posted By bikemig

Opening up a can of worms is the whole point of...

Opening up a can of worms is the whole point of BF, right? :)

And what the heck good is a thread without bike porn? When I wanted to build up a Japanese sports touring bike, I decided to get a...
05-04-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,180
Posted By Slightspeed

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years...

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years apart in my addiction, but less than ten years apart in age. In 1964 as a junior racer, my parents got me a 1964 Legnano Roma Olympiad. It was my race...
05-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,180
Posted By FujiSam

1976 Fuji Sports 10

Bought it exclusively because of the color from a bike flipper in Columbus, OH my first year of grad school. I'd ridden mountain and BMX since I was a kid, but the very second I rode down the street...
05-01-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,178
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd line the lugs with a paint pen in either gold...

I'd line the lugs with a paint pen in either gold or black. They'd pop.
04-29-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By Wildwood

i pass this time around. edit: Or should...

i pass this time around.


edit: Or should it be = Fold
04-21-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,502
Posted By mechanicmatt

Great comment here, all the bikes I sold were...

Great comment here, all the bikes I sold were flawless in the build, trued wheels, full tune, greased bearings, etc. One person who was trying to buy tried to complain about every small, minor...
04-21-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,502
Posted By gaucho777

I really am taking this whole thing seriously. I...

I really am taking this whole thing seriously. I wear a mask and gloves when I go out, and go out as little as possible.

That said, the other day, I sold a bike for the first time in years. It...
04-21-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,502
Posted By lasauge

I'm not buying/selling bikes at the moment for...

I'm not buying/selling bikes at the moment for reasons unrelated to the pandemic, but I wouldn't have any problem doing so since there are ways of making transactions happen without significant risk...
04-19-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Alsobay

86 Peugeot Triathalon self isolation project 😀 Super Vitus 980

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Original rusty frame...
04-19-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,185
Posted By top506

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Morning light and a build to finish!
...
04-18-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,649
Posted By degan

Placeholder for when my tandem with bar-end...

Placeholder for when my tandem with bar-end shifters is done.
04-17-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,469
Posted By iab

My home office is in the basement, where I...

My home office is in the basement, where I decorated with my bike stuff. I was looking at a picture of Cino Cinelli from 1939. He is with his teammate Olimpio Bizzi in Rome after a Giro stage. ...
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