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10-21-16, 07:24 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

Hello, if you are still looking I have a Raleigh...

Hello, if you are still looking I have a Raleigh pro frame such as you are looking for, right color and size apparently, give me a note if you are interested in more details!
10-21-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By evwxxx

For brake hoods presume you have Weinmann...

For brake hoods presume you have Weinmann centerpulls on there, hoods that fit those pretty common, some even say Weinmann on them, but I would look for a pair of the "Carlton" hoods that came with...
11-04-15, 11:17 PM
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Views: 8,428
Posted By evwxxx

Perhaps, but back in 2008 when I made that...

Perhaps, but back in 2008 when I made that comment seems like the CAD was a bit more on par with the USD,,,,,if memory serves!
05-03-15, 11:39 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

For anyone on the east side of the Cascades in...

For anyone on the east side of the Cascades in Oregon (or who just want to make a road trip from the Willamette Valley) this looks like a pretty good deal in Prineville. 2 good condition looking...
04-29-15, 03:24 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

ISO - my holy grail, a Zeus criterium (or perhaps...

ISO - my holy grail, a Zeus criterium (or perhaps gran sport as well) non-drive side crank arm in 172.5 length. This is the one with the fluting similar to campy NR or gran sport, with the word...
04-28-15, 10:55 PM
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Views: 3,711
Posted By evwxxx

No Ernie Clements transfer on the chainstay, nor...

No Ernie Clements transfer on the chainstay, nor were there any san remo transfers. "Black Diamond" was located on the forward part of the top tube. At the schwinn shop next to the Western Auto where...
04-28-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,880
Posted By evwxxx

I rode this a couple years ago, nice ride! Ran my...

I rode this a couple years ago, nice ride! Ran my Trek 728 with the Sugino AT triple up front, but really did not have to go out of the middle sprocket (42) much at all. Unfortunately this year I...
04-28-15, 07:54 PM
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Views: 3,711
Posted By evwxxx

No problem, been away from the forums for a long...

No problem, been away from the forums for a long time, trying to get back into the flow. That catalog is a cool one, too bad fellow passed away so no longer available for purchase....From what I can...
04-28-15, 06:24 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

Crank addict, I have several pairs of these 501's...

Crank addict, I have several pairs of these 501's but they are mostly "shells", so are missing the axles but chrome and everything else is very good. If you have the innards in good shape, then could...
04-28-15, 12:30 AM
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Views: 3,711
Posted By evwxxx

Falcon black diamond facts

I am the ghost from the past with the 1962 falcon black diamond spec sheet. There is also a similar spec sheet at this site Picture Display - Full Resolution...
10-30-12, 03:50 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

Pretty cool old JC Higgins/Puch from around 1960...

Pretty cool old JC Higgins/Puch from around 1960 I would guess in the Boise, Idaho area (30mi east). Check out that cool rear rack!
http://boise.craigslist.org/bik/3336906957.html
10-30-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By evwxxx

My 1962 Falcon Black Diamond came with Milremo...

My 1962 Falcon Black Diamond came with Milremo stem and hubs, which are exact matches of the Normandy high flange "round hole" hubs of the time.
10-27-12, 08:23 PM
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Posted By evwxxx

Suntour hanger bolt

Jeirvine - Not sure what you mean by "threaded bushing" in your post. In your pic I just see the bolt threads sticking out beyond the thread-on portion. I believe that you have a bolt that I could...
10-13-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,266
Posted By evwxxx

I have one of these, the big chain ring...

I have one of these, the big chain ring (original) looks a lot like a campy Super Record or later Record style.
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Posted By evwxxx

Falcon has been making bikes a long time, and...

Falcon has been making bikes a long time, and they have been making the black diamond model a long time. Back in the early 60's, the black diamond model frame (not forks/stays) was made from Reynolds...
06-23-11, 07:54 PM
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Views: 91,142
Posted By evwxxx

Was in Knoxville, TN the other day, downtown at...

Was in Knoxville, TN the other day, downtown at lunch. Seems like every bike I saw there was a classic of some sort, you could just see those exposed brake cables coming! But the best one was a...
06-23-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,838
Posted By evwxxx

Hey, I have 32/40's on my 62 Falcon and 52...

Hey, I have 32/40's on my 62 Falcon and 52 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix! But they are steel, of course. For the Falcon I had to go to 32/40 700c for an alloy wheel for daily rides,,,,
06-16-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,673
Posted By evwxxx

I ran into one of these Sears bikes back in 1975...

I ran into one of these Sears bikes back in 1975 or so. As the ad dbakl posted indicated, it did indeed have the steel campy record rear derailer as well as the record front derailler. It also had...
06-02-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By evwxxx

If you get a chance go check out the Strawberry...

If you get a chance go check out the Strawberry Bike shop in downtown Hemet, Ca, which is only about 30 mi from San Berdo. Don Neal (proprieter) opened the shop in the mid 1970's and has been there...
06-02-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By evwxxx

Brifter Repar

Thanks for the link to the repair guy! Maybe there is hope for my Shimano 600EX 8sp brifter yet!
06-02-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50,172
Views: 6,332,285
Posted By evwxxx

Nice Bridgestone MB-1 on ebay from Blacksburg VA...

Nice Bridgestone MB-1 on ebay from Blacksburg VA area. I know the owner (Dave Abraham) and have actually seen the bike. I believe Dave will be up at the Cirque swap meet on Sunday (June 6) so there...
04-20-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,674
Posted By evwxxx

I have a Peugeot Orient Express mtn bike frame,...

I have a Peugeot Orient Express mtn bike frame, nice lugged frame made from the Tange MTB tubing, rear rack, shimano drops with rear hanger, etc.
08-27-09, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By evwxxx

The Competition often came with some fancy...

The Competition often came with some fancy "Capella" lugs that were different from the Nervex Pro's on the International. Searching thru the forums here for Capella and Nervex Pro lugs will show the...
08-27-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,329
Posted By evwxxx

The "BB" is the bottom bracket, or the place...

The "BB" is the bottom bracket, or the place where the crank axle (spindle) goes thru the bike frame to connect the two halves of the crank together. Often there are serial numbers and other...
08-27-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By evwxxx

Interesting to note that it has a light bracket...

Interesting to note that it has a light bracket braze-on on the fork. This is a kind of hallmark of english cycles up thru the mid 60's or so,,,Perhaps a Raleigh of some type (Record, Grand Prix, or...
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