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02-17-20, 01:13 PM
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
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Views: 4,601
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-08-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By 76SLT

36 hole, right?

36 hole, right?
02-08-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By 76SLT

PM sent

PM sent
02-08-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,424
Posted By 76SLT

One more added to my list. ...

One more added to my list.
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02-06-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,424
Posted By 76SLT

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02-03-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

Count me in. Let me know if I can help with...

Count me in. Let me know if I can help with anything.
02-03-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

Nope...It still remains a mystery. I'm building...

Nope...It still remains a mystery. I'm building some new wheels for it. Should be done tomorrow. Can't wait for spring to be able to ride it again.
02-03-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

The front hub was a little less than 100. I don't...

The front hub was a little less than 100. I don't recall what it was but I know I had to spread it to accommodate a more modern 100mm hub.
02-03-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

25.6 top tube on the Sears.

25.6 top tube on the Sears.
02-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or...

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or headbadge to identify it, but bf members helped identify it as probably being s Sears Ted Williams Sport Racer because of the Campy components on it, and...
02-02-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

It's an unknown make British bike from the 40s or...

It's an unknown make British bike from the 40s or 50s. Nobody has been able to identify yet. BF member jjhabbs made a video of it here.British Mystery Bike...
02-02-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

The od of the seat tube of the Sears bike I...

The od of the seat tube of the Sears bike I removed it from is 28.07, and it fit well on that bike. The od of the British bike I put it on is 28.6. The Id of the fd clamp is 27.2. I forced it on and...
02-01-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

I got the clamp to fit. It was really tight, but...

I got the clamp to fit. It was really tight, but it opened up enough to close around the tube snug.
02-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 963
Posted By 76SLT

I'm reviving this thread because I went to...

I'm reviving this thread because I went to install this derailleur on an unknown English bike from the 50s, and discovered the clamp is too small. The bike has a standard 28.6 seat tube that had a...
01-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,922
Posted By 76SLT

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71 Raleigh Competition and 73 Raleigh Grand Sports
01-26-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 16,032
Posted By 76SLT

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01-26-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,144
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Wolber Super Champion Gentleman...

I have a set of Wolber Super Champion Gentleman 81 rims that came to me on a bike that I can't recall right now, but they are laced to Cycle Pro hubs that have a red label that says sealed bearings....
01-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 568
Posted By 76SLT

I have VP Components on a few of my bikes. I like...

I have VP Components on a few of my bikes. I like them because they stay stiff making it easy to slip your foot in.
01-23-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,804
Posted By 76SLT

My father has amassed a collection of probably...

My father has amassed a collection of probably 700 cameras. Sadly, they sit in his basement in stacks and piles, wall to wall now. He doesn't use them anymore but won't let me help him find new homes...
01-22-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,804
Posted By 76SLT

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20. ...

Haven't used either in a while. FE and FG20.
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01-16-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,368
Posted By 76SLT

1976 Japanese built Super LeTours were also 4130,...

1976 Japanese built Super LeTours were also 4130, but my Chicago built 80 SLT is 1020. Not sure when they went back to Japanese built.
Comparing the 80 SLT to a Japanese built 80 Voyageur 11.8, they...
01-14-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By 76SLT

Congratulations John. That bike is beautiful....

Congratulations John. That bike is beautiful. You'll have to complete the build so we can all go riding again this summer.
01-12-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,133
Posted By 76SLT

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition ...

Cinelli Volare SLX Limited Edition
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01-11-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,820
Posted By 76SLT

I was planning on going but decided it wasn't...

I was planning on going but decided it wasn't worth driving in the ice and snow. I'm about 50 miles south of Rockford and I haven't seen any snow yet, just a lot of wind and a little rain.

I...
01-05-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By 76SLT

I mentioned this one to you when we were all in...

I mentioned this one to you when we were all in your man cave, but I think you all told me it was for a track bike because the chain doesn't lay nicely on the teeth. If it's for show, it would look...
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By 76SLT

I'm pretty sure it was resprayed at some point...

I'm pretty sure it was resprayed at some point years ago. I did a lot of touch up. The rear derailleur probably was replaced. It has a Crane on there but most likely had a Campy NR. I threw the...
01-03-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,504
Posted By 76SLT

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is...

I found this 77 Volare from a BF member. This is one I had been looking for for a while.
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01-01-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,768
Posted By 76SLT

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71 Crescent 318...
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Views: 802
Posted By 76SLT

Your bike looks great! I recently got one myself...

Your bike looks great! I recently got one myself but it's missing all decals and the head badge.
...
12-29-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By 76SLT

Would love to see pics of your Ted Williams. If...

Would love to see pics of your Ted Williams. If you post them, someone can find them and repost for you. I'm not sure how to or I would.
You're probably right about the Campy rear derailleur, but...
12-29-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By 76SLT

+1 for Puch ...

+1 for Puch
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12-28-19, 03:42 PM
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Views: 179,025
Posted By 76SLT

I asked her the same thing. She said she walked...

I asked her the same thing. She said she walked in the room just after taking a picture so she quickly snapped one as her husband reached for the cat.
12-28-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 179,025
Posted By 76SLT

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found...

This is my sister's cat Cheeto. My sister found her tangled in the tree screaming for help. Good thing she was home. ...
12-24-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll...

The comp has Zeus but the GS are unmarked. I'll be able to give a better ride comparison in the spring but so far I think they're pretty closely matched. Both are fun to ride.
12-24-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

I agree with you on the saddle. It came to me...

I agree with you on the saddle. It came to me with the Brooks B15N that's on it but it's pretty worn. I have a Pro to put on it that will go well. I wrapped the bars today. Found a great color match...
12-23-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By 76SLT

I like them a lot. They seem to be very well...

I like them a lot. They seem to be very well made. I've been using one on my Ironman for a few years. I also have two new ones that haven't been used yet. Mine are all Mercia models. The pictured...
12-23-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear...

The comp has a Zeus crankset, front and rear derailleurs and shifters. Milremo stem and unknown handlebars, no markings at all.
GS has Stronglight crank, Suntour Cyclone derailleurs and barcons. GB...
12-23-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

Thanks I rode the Comp just down the rode a...

Thanks

I rode the Comp just down the rode a little. It was the first time I rode it since I reassembled it. I disassembled it completely, cleaned and polished everything, then put it back...
12-23-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

They're both the same. Maybe the chrome on the GS...

They're both the same. Maybe the chrome on the GS makes it look narrower. I like the chrome stays better.
12-23-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By 76SLT

The Raleigh Twins Competition and Grand Sports

There are pics online of Raleigh Gran(d) Sport(s), and pics of lagoon blue Competitions but I couldn't find any pics with both in the same picture comparing them. Other than the lugs, they're pretty...
12-22-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By 76SLT

Sending PM

Sending PM
12-21-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,467
Posted By 76SLT

Here you go. ...

Here you go.
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12-19-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By 76SLT

This bike is going to be really sweet when I'm...

This bike is going to be really sweet when I'm done with it. All it needed was a thorough cleaning and polishing, the new wheels and tires and the normal stuff like grease, cables and bearings. It...
12-19-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By 76SLT

As far as the wheels, I have an unbuilt new set...

As far as the wheels, I have an unbuilt new set of 27" rims from Velo Orange that I've been hanging on to along with an NOS set of Miche Competition 36h hubs that I think I will build up for this...
12-19-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By 76SLT

I have one of those but it's on my 50s British...

I have one of those but it's on my 50s British bike. It would work nicely on this bike though.
12-19-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By 76SLT

It has a Zeus crank and bb. There is a cable stop...

It has a Zeus crank and bb. There is a cable stop near the bb too.
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12-19-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By 76SLT

What was on a 71 Competition?

I'm currently working on my newest acquisition, a 71 Raleigh Competition, and I have a few questions. I can't find any factory pics of one of these because according to what I've read they weren't in...
12-19-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
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12-18-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,467
Posted By 76SLT

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