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07-25-16, 05:25 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

I got the same EXACT bike, 1989 Black Lightning,...

I got the same EXACT bike, 1989 Black Lightning, and as been mentioned, it came with 700cc wheels.

http://www.cehoward.net/bbl41.jpg
07-23-16, 08:36 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Artistic Meticulous Artwork done to the...

Artistic Meticulous Artwork done to the max...:thumb::thumb::thumb:
07-23-16, 07:15 AM
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Views: 8,724
Posted By cehowardGS

I love my 80 bikes, but I am not period-correct...

I love my 80 bikes, but I am not period-correct by a long shot.. My mid 80s Ironmans, they get STI, but my 85 Raleighs and even earlier ones, I kept them with DTs, but go with clincher wheels, later...
07-07-16, 09:51 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Pure Dee BadAZZ.. :thumb:

Pure Dee BadAZZ.. :thumb:
07-03-16, 07:49 AM
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Views: 3,005
Posted By cehowardGS

Good point/post, and since I got a lot of Phd...

Good point/post, and since I got a lot of Phd class vintage posters right here in a group, could somebody answer this MYSTERY QUESTION. It is concerns the DIFFERENT fork crown/with emblem on my 85...
07-02-16, 01:01 PM
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Views: 23,820
Posted By cehowardGS

I am proud to say, I am a late 80s man.. ;) ...

I am proud to say, I am a late 80s man.. ;)

IMO, the late 80s are the years for the handsomest bikes.. ;)
07-02-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,820
Posted By cehowardGS

The 1984 Peugeot PY10FC is killing, off the hook,...

The 1984 Peugeot PY10FC is killing, off the hook, the bomb,the chit, all those things.. :thumb::thumb:
07-02-16, 08:43 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Thanks, and I am glad to be feeling better...

Thanks, and I am glad to be feeling better too..;). Lately, I have been riding the one of the Raleighs every morning, something like a 5 mile ride around my neighboorhood.. And I noticed that my...
07-02-16, 08:38 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

To find a matching red 85 GP to go along with the...

To find a matching red 85 GP to go along with the 85 Prestige, IMO, would put a locked grin on your face for long, long time. IMO, the 85 RacingUSA Series are some dam handsome bikes, just plain out...
07-01-16, 12:57 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

The rare 85 Prestige and a 85 Grand Prix are...

The rare 85 Prestige and a 85 Grand Prix are trending on Ebay now..

I was really fortunate to catch mine at good price..

Raleigh Racing USA Grand Prix 50 cm Bike Red 6 Speed Suntour Road RARE...
07-01-16, 12:42 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

You should have seen the LOCKED GRIN that was on...

You should have seen the LOCKED GRIN that was on my face when I rode each one. Priceless..:)

As it is, the lower models, Grand Prix and Super Course, IMO, got a couple notches in looks over the...
06-30-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By cehowardGS

Can't wait to see the outcome. Like I said...

Can't wait to see the outcome. Like I said earlier in this thread, the Prestige is a rare, rare one..
06-30-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By cehowardGS

Sweet, the top of Raleigh RacingUsa Series is the...

Sweet, the top of Raleigh RacingUsa Series is the Prestige, and believe me, the 85 Raleigh Prestige is a rare, rare bird.

You are good to just find one, and to find one your size is very...
06-30-16, 07:05 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Awesome, truly Awesome!!:thumb:

Awesome, truly Awesome!!:thumb:
06-30-16, 07:02 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

I have an 86 Grand Prix too, 531, it is my...

I have an 86 Grand Prix too, 531, it is my beater.. All rusted, but even with that somebody stole it, but I got it back a week later..It has a sweet ride too. I agree, the 86 models are better, but...
06-30-16, 06:58 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Now, if the Grand Prix and the Competition is in...

Now, if the Grand Prix and the Competition is in that movie, gotta see. I saw it way back, but that was when I only had 1 bike...:)
06-30-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By cehowardGS

I learned every thing I know about purchasing...

I learned every thing I know about purchasing bikes, right here in C&V.. To give you idea, I learned how to wait, pick my spot, as on Ebay, and craigslist. The 1st Grand Prix, I got for $50, the 2nd...
06-30-16, 06:49 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Thanks, and they give me joy just looking at them...

Thanks, and they give me joy just looking at them too.

On the Competition, which I think has the best wheels of them all, I might go for a wheel and tire change, red strip tires, and white...
06-30-16, 06:46 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Now, I have to go and get that movie.. :)

Now, I have to go and get that movie.. :)
06-29-16, 08:20 PM
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Views: 1,981
Posted By cehowardGS

I am student of Classic & Vintage. All I know, I...

I am student of Classic & Vintage. All I know, I got from here. With that said, I be paying $50 to $180 tops. And I got some humdingers, to me that is.. No, don't have any Italian Jobs, they and the...
06-29-16, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By cehowardGS

1985 Raleigh RacingUSA Series(Warning Long/Big Pics

First off, I am an amateur compared to you guys, so bear with me..:)
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06-26-16, 03:17 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

You guys are GREAT, warms wishes put a super...

You guys are GREAT, warms wishes put a super smile on my face, thanks big time....:thumb:

In fact, I think I will go on the hunt for another 85 Raleigh Super Course...:D
06-25-16, 12:34 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Feeling better thank you. Now I know how blessed...

Feeling better thank you. Now I know how blessed I was a couple years ago running around like a 35 year old.

Bikes are keeping me big time happy.. :)
06-22-16, 08:55 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Just a SEAT CHANGE, but oh boy...:) Can't...

Just a SEAT CHANGE, but oh boy...:)

Can't get enough of this bike, and it rides about 10 times better than it looks. And to think when I drove 50 miles to look at this bike, it was so ragged that...
05-01-16, 06:53 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

At this point, I think I will keep it stock. I...

At this point, I think I will keep it stock. I have changed the seat and tires. Will go for a new wrap.. Also, I took a spill on it and scuffed up the brake levers. It is a stiff ride, but handles...
05-01-16, 06:29 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Off topic for a second, Thanks ALL, for the...

Off topic for a second,

Thanks ALL, for the kind words.. Yes, old man age, time, arthritis, and even a touch of the unmentionable BIG C all took at bite out of the old man at my mid seventees.....
04-28-16, 10:11 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

My 89 Cannondale Black Lightning, and 97...

My 89 Cannondale Black Lightning, and 97 Cannondale M300 or F300 MTB.

Since this pic, the seat and seatpost off the MTB was stolen, I have replaced it with another black seatpost, but a...
04-28-16, 08:56 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

You STOLE it!! :thumb:

You STOLE it!! :thumb:
04-28-16, 08:38 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

Ha, very cool, and the 2 hour drive to get makes...

Ha, very cool, and the 2 hour drive to get makes you pure hardcore!! :thumb:

The as is shape looks good, and getting a one owner bike is always sweet.

If not too personal, what you pay for it?
04-28-16, 08:28 AM
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Posted By cehowardGS

That is really a sweet...

That is really a sweet job/build/upgrade...:thumb:

Since that is the Black Lightning, what are the crank, brakes and RD/FD, since they all seem black?

I have an 89 BL, and it has the Edge...
04-17-16, 08:44 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

How does she ride? OMG, she rides like the wind,...

How does she ride? OMG, she rides like the wind, in fact, it rides better than it looks, if that is possible. Smooth, gears are buttery smooth, wheels and tires give up a smooth tight ride. While I...
04-17-16, 07:59 PM
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Posted By cehowardGS

My 85 Super Course AGAIN, this time with aero...

My 85 Super Course AGAIN, this time with aero wheels, and matching blue tires. IMO, it up the looks about 40% ;)
A creation of Robbie Tunes..

http://www.cehoward.net/superc53.jpg
09-08-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By cehowardGS

I have posted so many pics of my other bikes (I...

I have posted so many pics of my other bikes (I am a pic ho), they will run me out here!! ;)

Checking your sig, :thumb: I should start a thread with the topic of name of "big sig posters...
09-08-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By cehowardGS

You can call them Vintage!

I can call them Vintage, two 1996 models and a 2001!!

The 1996 Klein is a recent addition to my group! That takes it place along side my 1996 LiteSpeed Classic. Also, my 2001 R700.

The R700...
07-18-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,553
Posted By cehowardGS

This thread is super!!:thumb: At one time, I...

This thread is super!!:thumb:

At one time, I was thinking about going to brifters on my 89 BL, however, since I have been riding it commuting for the last 3 months, I am almost sure, I am going to...
07-16-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,553
Posted By cehowardGS

First off never too many BL threads, ...

First off never too many BL threads,

Looking at the bike, it looks in prime shape, and getting the dt shifters and gears was great!!

$300 nice price..

I paid $225 for my 89, it has a sweet,...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,675
Posted By cehowardGS

Thanks on the seat, it is a Chinese deal! Cost...

Thanks on the seat, it is a Chinese deal! Cost about $73 shipped, I liked it because it has copper rivets and goes along with the black and gold on my Black Lightning. I have a white one on my 85...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By cehowardGS

Great stuff!! However, I have run into an...

Great stuff!!

However, I have run into an employee that did not like the bicycle or the storing of the bicycle even in the building! He also wrote a long letter to the main supervisor listing a...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By cehowardGS

First, you get a super thumbs up on your BIKE...

First, you get a super thumbs up on your BIKE FRIENDLY workplace and environment, tis a joy just to read!! :thumb:

Was that the STRIP JOINT?? :roflmao2: Just kidding, they are renovating that...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-14, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By cehowardGS

Tell your pop, that when I grow up, I wanna be...

Tell your pop, that when I grow up, I wanna be just like him!!! :beer:
Forum: Commuting
07-10-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By cehowardGS

First on the dinner, it has an outside dinning...

First on the dinner, it has an outside dinning area which was perfect for our bicycles and we were dress in bicycle gear. However, we don't go there often. About 2 or 3 times a year..
the place.....
Forum: Commuting
07-10-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By cehowardGS

Bike Friendly Job keeping me from retiring.

I must say, that I am very, very fortunate to work at a very bike friendly job. In fact, my job is so bike friendly, that I have put off my retirement. ;)
I work at an educational institution. I...
06-30-14, 07:30 AM
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Views: 572,688
Posted By cehowardGS

Ironman Master setup for night riding.. ;) ...

Ironman Master setup for night riding.. ;)

http://www.cehoward.net/masta09.jpg
05-08-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

Killer Action! :thumb:

Killer Action! :thumb:
05-06-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

When it looks like that, the call should be "no...

When it looks like that, the call should be "no ride"...Props to making the tough call. Our families are riding with us when we ride too..
05-06-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

That looks good, think I am going to try that.

That looks good, think I am going to try that.
05-05-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

I commuted this morning, first time in about 6...

I commuted this morning, first time in about 6 weeks, due to sickness.

Right now, I am about pissed. I drive in balls out rush hour traffic. I am pushing strong double lights up front, and two...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 149,785
Posted By cehowardGS

Oh boy, I haven't commuted on two wheels for the...

Oh boy, I haven't commuted on two wheels for the last 6 weeks. Reason, I had a bad cold, then I had personal problems, along with my motorcycle in the shop. I commute on two wheels 90% of the time....
04-23-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

:lol: For rear, Check out the Serfas.. ...

:lol:

For rear, Check out the Serfas..

I upgraded from the Superflash in the rear.. Now, I am running a super bright USB Serfas rear light on the seattube, and a USB Cygolite Hotshot rear...
04-23-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,038
Posted By cehowardGS

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, Front and...

Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, Front and Rear!!!!!!

They SEE ME too, big time!!!!! ;)
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