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02-28-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x338/2cvm6ti_797a900aa40d9f7f81cbdac74fc383f2b65a063a.gif
02-27-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,697
Views: 334,142
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Not Arabesque, but the prior 6100 series. Don't...

Not Arabesque, but the prior 6100 series. Don't know if it has the particular doohickey of which you seek.
...
02-27-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Not a single time in over 40 years of doing it.

Not a single time in over 40 years of doing it.
02-25-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I do something similar, although not as involved....

I do something similar, although not as involved.

Clamp one whip down to the bench, position the freewheel, then mount the second whip and push. Easy peasy every time.

...
02-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
02-18-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a...

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a small open end wrench and use that to push it into place.
02-03-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Link to UK eBay listing below ...

Link to UK eBay listing below

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1129x972/s_l1600_1ec302ada12f5207e330fb45becec0708d51cc74.jpg

VINTAGE 1950'S RALEIGH CHROME QUILL...
02-01-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That cardboard is freaking sublime!

That cardboard is freaking sublime!
02-01-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

The answer lies within, sort of. ...

The answer lies within, sort of.

https://www.bikeforums.net/news-announcements/388447-banned-users-41.html
01-30-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Yeah, me too, but only from trying the link off...

Yeah, me too, but only from trying the link off this site. I have it bookmarked on my PC and it works fine. Had to edit in the image instead.

Another conundrum.
01-30-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour LD-2050,...

VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour LD-2050, Superbe (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=dea46bee-4a86-4efd-b08b-a25e5e53320f)

VeloBase.com - Component: SunTour LD-2000, Superbe...
01-30-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,215
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Just some random H. Tano info . . . There...

Just some random H. Tano info . . .

There are a few threads here regarding H. Tano also being the supplier to the German Centurion bicycle company (which has no other connection to WSI), where...
01-26-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Free, free, free RT!

Free, free, free RT!
01-25-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Unlike the OP's posted bike picture, my 1982...

Unlike the OP's posted bike picture, my 1982 Sequoia (Serial #M2J44608) has no seat tube water bottle mount, just top and bottom of the down tube. Per the 1983 catalog, there were 3 water bottle...
01-25-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,705
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Maybe my use of the phrase "vague recollection"...

Maybe my use of the phrase "vague recollection" should have tipped you off.
01-23-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/1985-centurion-dave...

https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/1985-centurion-dave-scott-ironman-19364
01-23-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,705
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I have a vague recollection of the term 'Drew'...

I have a vague recollection of the term 'Drew' matching this definition and being hung with that title, because of a forum poster named Drew, who had posted some single speed mutilation atrocity he...
01-22-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

motorbacon? Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast...

motorbacon?

Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast with lettuce and tomato.

Less tasty would be trying to fix that downtube and ending up getting speared somewhere down the road.

Get a new frame and...
01-21-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

RT should be re-personed.

RT should be re-personed.
01-21-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago. ...

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1190148-daf1009.html
01-21-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I had to source those screws for my 85 Ironman (I...

I had to source those screws for my 85 Ironman (I went the drilled-out cable stop / bar end shifter route).

Worse comes to worse, you can source those screws from Loose Screws. Don't go through...
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Looks like my Ideale 90. While it may not be...

Looks like my Ideale 90.

While it may not be true for all years of manufacture, I have noticed there is generally a shape difference to the 80 and 90 saddle logo stamp.
...
01-13-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

One of those group sets on fleaBay ...

One of those group sets on fleaBay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Deore-Dyna-Drive-Groupset/224125736595?hash=item342eef5693:g:sjYAAOSwOBJfPvt0

For doubting St. Sheldon, do three recitations...
01-13-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,615
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/ladrgtuh_25ba31574928f131592604d7cbb4c8b7192a0656.jpg
01-13-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Old Shimano Deore, Takagi triple inner....

Old Shimano Deore, Takagi triple inner. (Obsolete) https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-bcd.html
01-13-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F.,...

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F., but here in the People's Republic of NYC, poor people are as law abiding as any other group.

Bike thieves (like most thieves) pretty much choose to...
01-03-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,096
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'd leave it as is. But if you get tan...

I'd leave it as is.

But if you get tan sidewalls, you'll need to go all in with new silver-rimmed wheels, a honey colored Brooks saddle and old school pedals with toe clips and tan straps . . .
01-01-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20,078
Views: 3,353,358
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've got one of these festering in a toolbox...

I've got one of these festering in a toolbox somewhere. Got it for about 10 bucks about 40 years ago. It's a heavy tool, so maybe if it was made of solid gold, this absurdly priced listing would make...
12-30-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 990
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

You may have accomplished removing the freehub...

You may have accomplished removing the freehub with the cogs still attached.

This might have some useful info: Barner's Babble: Overhaul Suntour XC Pro Rear Hub...
12-29-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,941
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly...

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly amused when I see vintage grease sold on eBay, such as the Campy 'Special' Grease tubs, which can easily go north of $100 for a partially used tub of...
12-24-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,263
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I mainly wanted something that would keep a bag...

I mainly wanted something that would keep a bag from flopping off the side of the rack. If I had one sitting around, I'd have used one of those deep, legal size letter trays. The Wald baskets are...
12-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,263
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about...

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about 40 years and going strong). They're on my errand schlepping bike. I zip-tied a repurposed office letter tray to the top of the front rack, so I have...
12-23-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,263
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I used to strap my tent to one of those.

I used to strap my tent to one of those.
12-18-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

FYI - Loose Screws is on eBay and generally has...

FYI - Loose Screws is on eBay and generally has free shipping there, unlike from their own site.
12-17-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Is that made by Acme? Seems a little too gimmicky...

Is that made by Acme? Seems a little too gimmicky and a potential recipe for skewered oysters.
12-16-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

C'mon now, it's NY state, where it's usually...

C'mon now, it's NY state, where it's usually accidental for government action to improve things!
12-15-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,812
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I believe that yellow pin spanner was meant for...

I believe that yellow pin spanner was meant for use with the rectangular slots on bottom bracket cups for older one piece cranks. It was an accidental fit for those Suntour bottom brackets. I've got...
12-14-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept....

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept. of Environmental Conservation:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/solvent.pdf
12-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,081
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in...

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in both directions.
12-09-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,196
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

The chandelier is a nice touch.

The chandelier is a nice touch.
12-06-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I have that rack on my 2014 Long Haul Trucker. ...

I have that rack on my 2014 Long Haul Trucker.

Very tight clearance between the bottom outside of the cantilever brake and the upper cross bar. There's also an issue with the top platform and...
12-04-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 233,862
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If you're going to reference Laurel and Hardy on...

If you're going to reference Laurel and Hardy on this thread, you have to include pictures.

...
11-23-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Apparently. Black flutes, I guess to complement...

Apparently. Black flutes, I guess to complement the grey frame. Plenty of pictures out there.

From the 1983 catalog:

...
11-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://ridesabike.com/ian-carmichael-gets-ready-t...

https://ridesabike.com/ian-carmichael-gets-ready-to-ride/
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Tiny bike. Hard sell. The Barcon shifters...

Tiny bike. Hard sell.

The Barcon shifters should get at least $35 on eBay . . .
11-23-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If I'm not mistaken Stumpjumpers of that era also...

If I'm not mistaken Stumpjumpers of that era also had painted seatpost flutes.
11-21-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/3...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/319235-selling-bike-components-read-first.html
11-20-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

More Dia Compe ENE Touring Hubs...

More Dia Compe ENE Touring Hubs (http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product/ene-touring-hubboss-free/)

...
11-19-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Unknown 1 and 2 I have 2 Shimano FW...

Unknown 1 and 2

I have 2 Shimano FW removers. Both are 12 splined. One is from the 1980s and the raised splines are narrower than the later version, which works on their modern freewheels.

Tool...
11-19-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3,697
Views: 334,142
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Are these what along the line of what you're...

Are these what along the line of what you're looking for? These were take-offs, so I'm not familiar with the cleats.
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