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05-15-21, 01:16 PM
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Posted By bikemig

1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer

This thread hasn't been updated in a while. I picked up a late '72 Schwinn Sports Tourer (according to the serial no.). It's in fine shape and AFAIK all the parts are original. The Nervar crank and...
04-16-21, 07:17 PM
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Posted By nlerner

I learned years back on this list that crimping a...

I learned years back on this list that crimping a #3 fishing leader makes for a nifty cable end.
...
04-15-21, 06:37 PM
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Posted By cudak888

They're overpriced, but I usually get one of...

They're overpriced, but I usually get one of these modern ones and install them through Raleigh ribbed housing, when the combo calls for it:...
04-03-21, 02:27 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I would just take that bag to my local shoe...

I would just take that bag to my local shoe repair shop and get it fixed. While I wait if they're not too busy.

Edit: LOL or just send it my way:lol:
01-29-21, 03:06 PM
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Posted By sykerocker

It is with great joy that I've finally turned out...

It is with great joy that I've finally turned out my first restoration in the new shop since the fire, 14 months ago. The '55 Royal Enfield cleaned up fairly well, I still need to find a seat for...
01-21-21, 01:23 PM
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Posted By markk900

To add to the SW/AW discussion, according to Tony...

To add to the SW/AW discussion, according to Tony Hadland (who seems to be *the* authority on Sturmey Archer history), his notes on the SW start with "About 1954/55, Sturmey-Archer withdrew the AW...
01-20-21, 01:32 PM
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Posted By clubman

Bingo. That shop was a treasure trove of bike...

Bingo. That shop was a treasure trove of bike history. A few lucky people got in there but the majority was put in a container and sent to Cuba iirc. These guys were so old that the one brother had a...
01-13-21, 11:52 AM
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Posted By michaelcummings

Beware Rusty Chains

My experience from my 10 years as a bike mechanic (long ago and far away) is that rusty chains can and will break.
A new chain is cheap insurance.

And personal experience, when I was a kid, I...
12-26-20, 12:50 PM
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Posted By IsleRide

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes...

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes right now I accept the challenge to try and finally do something with this. A friend gave it to me 20 years ago and I'll never sell it but this is the...
12-21-20, 07:53 PM
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Posted By IsleRide

I've refurbished and found new homes for more...

I've refurbished and found new homes for more English 3 speeds than I can remember. I've had a special love for them ever since I inherited my grandfather's Rudge in 1960. (at 12 years old)
At 6-3...
11-23-20, 02:32 PM
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Posted By jackbombay

A few drops of oil in the shifter to make sure...

A few drops of oil in the shifter to make sure ther springs can push bits around as they are intended to could get it working too.
11-23-20, 01:11 PM
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Posted By RobHalligan

I don't know if I missed part of the discussion,...

I don't know if I missed part of the discussion, but do check the cable adjustment before disassembling the shifter. Most every time with mine (I've had about 10 pop out of 1st), it's been cable...
11-21-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,109
Posted By juvela

----- ACIER DIAMANT is a marque belonging to...

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ACIER DIAMANT is a marque belonging to Etablissements Verot-Perrin (Stronglight)

the logo is a shooting star/comet symbol and is usually place on the backside of the arm out in the middle...
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