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08-10-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
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: 172
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)

...
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

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

You're a great preservationist. Your title besuits you!
08-06-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,063
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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08-05-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
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, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By clubman

Take it over to P&R.

Take it over to P&R.
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: 859,236
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...
07-24-22, 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, 06:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,819
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...
07-16-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

Toe-in!

Toe-in!
07-16-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
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...
07-12-22, 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, 07:15 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.

...
07-10-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By clubman

:thumb: ...

:thumb:


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07-07-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By clubman

It's rather easy to take a fine rat-tail or round...

It's rather easy to take a fine rat-tail or round file and bevel just enough of the inside to hold secure while not creating a problem if you go back to a standard BB. I've done it for Mavic as well...
07-05-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

Flipping the orientation of both cotters will...

Flipping the orientation of both cotters will usually cure the pants thing. Your cuffs won't catch on the domed end. That said, I like trouser clips too.
07-04-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

Ride it before throwing oil in it. Overfilling...

Ride it before throwing oil in it. Overfilling just leaks on your rims. A few mils of oil, once or twice a year is the way to go.
07-04-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 412
Posted By clubman

Far too saggy and not because of aesthetics....

Far too saggy and not because of aesthetics. Here's a 50 year old, well-used Pro, never tightened, lightly treated. All of my riders look like this, B17's, Swift's B15's, all of them

...
06-29-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By clubman

Thinking again, of course they've built a sales...

Thinking again, of course they've built a sales database with prices, hopefully with dates and locations so there is that. I'm not sure how detailed the info is.
Based on the OP's quality and...
06-29-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By clubman

These guys are scraping info that is out there...

These guys are scraping info that is out there for free, if you look hard.
06-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 919
Posted By clubman

Our bakery, my bike. ...

Our bakery, my bike.

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Elizabeth, pastry chef

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06-28-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By clubman

That's in incredible shape. Does it say Hand...

That's in incredible shape. Does it say Hand Built on the seat tube? It has some real value but don't ask for an appraisal! (inside joke) Nice!
06-28-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By clubman

That Accles & Pollack stem was popular from the...

That Accles & Pollack stem was popular from the early days of track riding through to the 50's. Forum member Dawes-man was kind enough to post the '39 Brown Bros. catalogue....
06-28-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,851
Posted By clubman

I will never stop being cheap. I invented thrift...

I will never stop being cheap. I invented thrift stores...ask Jeb Bush. It's the only way I/we were able to raise a family, buy a home (most of it) and send my kids to school.

However, being...
06-26-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,851
Posted By clubman

I think we have to stop thinking about bike...

I think we have to stop thinking about bike values in absolutes. Ebay is the last point of reference I would use. This forum is a savvy group of bike geeks....hands up everyone who would pay a grand...
06-24-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By clubman

For a time, Raleigh used the letters to indicate...

For a time, Raleigh used the letters to indicate either production facility or market. The Sports models of the 50's and 60's used RC, RA and RB for Canada, USA and the UK respectively. Maybe this...
06-24-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By clubman

The indicator chain is a replacement so I'm...

The indicator chain is a replacement so I'm thinking the rear wheel might be wrong. Post a pic of the shift trigger and refer to this page to narrow the date....
06-18-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,474
Posted By clubman

You are far too tolerant. He was asked and then...

You are far too tolerant. He was asked and then he asserted that the frame is straight. This is fraudulent, period. Deliberate or blatant ignorance of truth has become way too permissible imo.
06-18-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,397
Posted By clubman

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,474
Posted By clubman

Obviously not a Pro and obviously bent. Zero...

Obviously not a Pro and obviously bent. Zero feedback?. Nothing to discuss.
06-18-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

gster, Ah, you're right. But still in the same...

gster, Ah, you're right. But still in the same wheelhouse.

And you're right again, the discussion of Quality never gets tired in C&V.
06-16-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By clubman

I'd trade 5 nice bikes for this, wow. The...

I'd trade 5 nice bikes for this, wow. The Conquest is also my fave saddle of all time.
06-16-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 568
Posted By clubman

Well, the SL-IP00 shifters...

Well, the SL-IP00 shifters (https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=18af75bd-ed8c-440b-91ab-12bda9f8c2c7&Enum=104) were designed for Superbe Pro/Sprint/Cyclone groups and they actually do have a...
06-14-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By clubman

This suggests that maybe a list of hubs not...

This suggests that maybe a list of hubs not worth saving would be easier and more useful.
06-14-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,315
Posted By clubman

The colour reminds me of a Trent Sports, perhaps...

The colour reminds me of a Trent Sports, perhaps made in Ireland. Most all the Irish serial number records were lost in the '76 factory fire.

Maybe call it a '62 Raleigh Sports and you're good to...
06-14-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By clubman

Weyless, Hi-E, Sansin, Suntour, Sunshine, BH,...

Weyless, Hi-E, Sansin, Suntour, Sunshine, BH, Resillion, Phil, American Classic, FB, Gipiemme, Ofmega, and we haven't even touched on the french marques.

Of course there's high and low end models...
06-12-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By clubman

And it's a nice, pristine bike with proper crank...

And it's a nice, pristine bike with proper crank to boot. Congrats.
06-12-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By clubman

When you say lug, it sounds like the headset nut....

When you say lug, it sounds like the headset nut. Don't do that...just follow the above instructions to loosen the stem top nut, spray some lube, screw it out a half inch and then smack it back down...
06-09-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By clubman

Wow! The guy throwing the bike forward while...

Wow! The guy throwing the bike forward while lengthening his arms 10" is cool as is everything else.
06-06-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By clubman

Stylin' bike! :thumb: And I like his kit to...

Stylin' bike! :thumb:

And I like his kit to match.
06-06-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,041
Posted By clubman

Custom boat anchors...'84 and '85 Norco Bigfoots....

Custom boat anchors...'84 and '85 Norco Bigfoots.

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06-05-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By clubman

What a great score. That decal scheme used in the...

What a great score. That decal scheme used in the early 80's, which likely fits with the NGS group. The component date codes should get you close.

My Gardin had an '85 Reynolds Anniversary...
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