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03-05-22, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Andy_K

It was evitable that everyone would understand.

It was evitable that everyone would understand.
01-03-22, 05:19 PM
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Posted By WGB

For anyone else considering lye: If you pour...

For anyone else considering lye:

If you pour water onto the lye it can, and probably will, splatter. Lye splatter can blind you or burn your skin. It will also destroy paint on the fork.

Wear...
01-01-22, 08:19 AM
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Posted By JohnDThompson

Campagnolo did come to Waterloo in the mid 80s....

Campagnolo did come to Waterloo in the mid 80s. Valentino Campagnolo and representatives from Cinelli and Columbus came for a factory tour. I happened to be wearing a Campagnolo t-shirt when they...
12-08-21, 12:56 PM
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Posted By nlerner

Nice! I've really been enjoying commuting and...

Nice! I've really been enjoying commuting and errand running on my Raleigh Gran Sport set up similarly:
...
12-08-21, 10:47 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Running errands on a cool old bike

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Research clinic...
11-29-21, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Kilroy1988

My Uncle's Restored 1972 Raleigh Professional

Hello folks,

A couple years ago I acquired my uncle's 1972 Raleigh Professional, which he rode for well over a decade and left with virtually no original parts - even the fork was a replacement...
11-23-21, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Pcampeau

67Carlton I would guess that to be correct.

67Carlton I would guess that to be correct.
11-23-21, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Pcampeau

Awhile back someone sent me this link on the Show...

Awhile back someone sent me this link on the Show us your Raleigh Super Course thread when I was wondering about getting a brake bridge adjuster for my 68 Super Course....
11-22-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By repechage

I can confirm that the Simplex part as seen on...

I can confirm that the Simplex part as seen on some 60's-70's downtube shifters will work for the rear bridge.
I can also state from memory that the stem adjuster is larger, originally of plated...
11-12-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 1simplexnut

Welcome to the Carlton club ! looking forward...

Welcome to the Carlton club !
looking forward to some pics :)


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11-11-21, 11:46 PM
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Views: 1,676
Posted By 52telecaster

I routinely cleanup seat tubes and often and up a...

I routinely cleanup seat tubes and often and up a size too big. Your bike is pretty special but I think a gentle ream to 26.8 wouldn't be a crime.
11-11-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By jimijames

Btw, I recently stumbled on an ad selling old...

Btw, I recently stumbled on an ad selling old Super Course forks. Thought of sharing if someone is looking for one. https://www.ebay.ca/itm/373669355935?hash=item57006de19f:g:bP0AAOSwcg1hiG3h
11-11-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a 750 on it. ...

I have a 750 on it.
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Can't remember if it was stock with...
11-10-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By repechage

I would measure that Catalina for initial...

I would measure that Catalina for initial guidance on seatpost size.
My dart toss would be 26.6 or 26.8, actually, I would cross reference to Imperial measure too as it is a British bike when they...
11-10-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's probably a mistake to assume any seat...

...it's probably a mistake to assume any seat post diameter for a bicycle that is as well traveled as yours must be. It's had many adventures along it's way to you, and some of them might have...
11-10-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By repechage

a size smaller and that would have been my...

a size smaller and that would have been my father's bike. With gumwall tires though.
Way back when my parents bought their pair, the shop owner offered at no cost a selection of tires. My Mom's...
11-10-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a 73 super course I have converted to...

I have a 73 super course I have converted to three speed and it's a wonderful ride. The best three speed I have ever ridden! Btw, I went 700c with 35mm paselas. A very enjoyable grocery getter with a...
11-10-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By 3alarmer

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11-09-21, 11:25 PM
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Views: 1,676
Posted By repechage

Carlton Catalina was a decent bike. my parents...

Carlton Catalina was a decent bike.
my parents had a pair from a bit earlier.
my father’s as a 23” frame was 24 lbs- the only thing aluminum were the brakes, levers and stem.
impressive.
yes,...
11-09-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By randyjawa

I, also, have a late sixties Carlton, a Grand...

I, also, have a late sixties Carlton, a Grand Prix, that bears the Raleigh head badge. These were imported to the North Americian market during the dramatically increased demand for bikes during the...
11-09-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By John E

Welcome to Club Carlton! I am a very new member,...

Welcome to Club Carlton! I am a very new member, myself -- my Franco-Suisse is my most recent acquisition / project bike. This is the first good English road bike I have ever owned, after a couple of...
11-09-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By jimijames

Carlton Catalina is a predecessor of the Raleigh...

Carlton Catalina is a predecessor of the Raleigh Super Course. It's built with 531 Plain Gauge tubing in the main triangle. But there could be variations from that point. I actually prefer robust...
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