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10-30-15, 08:16 PM
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Posted By colinm

Sarcasm radar fail. Gratuitous CV shot added...

Sarcasm radar fail.

Gratuitous CV shot added -
10-27-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,404
Posted By colinm

Thumbies. Quality, though I do use the old Falcon...

Thumbies. Quality, though I do use the old Falcon shifters to good effect.
10-27-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 675,054
Posted By colinm

Nishiki Sebring

Red band coaster
Mustachios
Panaracer 27 x 1-3/8
Brooks
Etc
10-26-15, 02:48 PM
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Posted By colinm

"Hm"

"Hm"
10-26-15, 12:31 PM
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Posted By colinm

Egads. What was the Gitane?

Egads.

What was the Gitane?
10-15-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13,461
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Posted By colinm

Very similar to my 1st gen Grizzly ( I think it's...

Very similar to my 1st gen Grizzly ( I think it's a Grizz, anyway )
10-15-15, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By colinm

Any evidence the bearings have been serviced?

Any evidence the bearings have been serviced?
10-12-15, 10:02 AM
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Views: 2,688,306
Posted By colinm

Raleigh Colt on MSP RALEIGH COLT VINTAGE...

Raleigh Colt on MSP

RALEIGH COLT VINTAGE PARTS/PROJECT (http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/bdp/5263950311.html)
10-04-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By colinm

Excellent pic. I posted an ISO for a...

Excellent pic.

I posted an ISO for a cottered crank / BB set. 71mm shell, 26 tpi etc. If nothing comes of it by late winter I may go with the VeloOrange BB solution and a set of vintage-style...
10-04-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By colinm

ISO cottered crankset, single ring with 26tpi BB....

ISO cottered crankset, single ring with 26tpi BB.

Thanks!
10-02-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By colinm

Hard to believe but I'm actually thinking about...

Hard to believe but I'm actually thinking about putting a cottered crank on it.
10-02-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By colinm

New project - Raleigh Record

SN 2931212. $30 as shown. I also nabbed a Bendix coaster brake wheelset laced to Super Champion 27" clinchers, $40. Might make it a SSCB for a while. It looks like the fork is bent, probably from...
09-29-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,769
Posted By colinm

Motobecane Grand Record - - Stolen on velospace,...

Motobecane Grand Record - - Stolen on velospace, the place for bikes (http://velospace.org/node/32280)

I miss it every day. Well, not really. But I do wish I still had it.
09-29-15, 03:16 PM
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Views: 2,022,789
Posted By colinm

I stripped my Superbe down, mounted 700c 2-speed...

I stripped my Superbe down, mounted 700c 2-speed coaster brake wheels and went on a 30 mile "All British" group ride. Fun and surprisingly comfortable despite the narrow brooks.
09-29-15, 10:15 AM
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Posted By colinm

Multi-Use-Pathway

Multi-Use-Pathway
09-28-15, 11:52 PM
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Posted By colinm

Waht teh? Baby Eddy... Eddy Merckz Starnord...

Waht teh? Baby Eddy...

Eddy Merckz Starnord Bikes 48 cm 39 cm (http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/5243543960.html)

Someone more tech than me, please, save properly for posterity.
09-19-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,765
Posted By colinm

Last Monday. Almost to work, last half mile. I...

Last Monday. Almost to work, last half mile. I hopped the curb and took a shortcut through wet grass, then into a freshly resurfaced parking lot. The route goes down a steep drop then hairpin left....
09-12-15, 10:47 AM
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Views: 410,191
Posted By colinm

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/102952...

http://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1029526-my-experience-sa-s2c.html#post18158626

=-)
09-12-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By colinm

My experience with the SA S2C

Hi!

I bought an S2C hub built into a wheel off of CL from an English bike enthusiast. While it did work, the braking action was lumpy and play in the hub was considerable.

I decided to...
09-11-15, 01:02 PM
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Views: 410,191
Posted By colinm

U betcha.

U betcha.
09-11-15, 06:03 AM
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Views: 410,191
Posted By colinm

Today I received a "support washer" and a pawl...

Today I received a "support washer" and a pawl spring so I can rebuild my SturmeyArcher S2C. The only place I could find them was SJ Cycles in the UK, reasonably priced and only 2pound50p to ship.
09-06-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,747
Posted By colinm

Wow. 10 years later and I dig a world sport out...

Wow. 10 years later and I dig a world sport out of the trash. No post. I google it and find my old thread.

26.6 post from the local used bin, perfect fit.

LOL
09-06-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By colinm

Yep, clips and straps on cages. Thanks for the...

Yep, clips and straps on cages. Thanks for the advice, still shopping.
09-06-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By colinm

Shoe ideas

I'm a wide-ish 13/48 and finding appropriate vintage shoes is difficult.

These just came up, and I now think I should expand my search to casual leather shoes.

Bianco Brioni Euro Zone Shoes - 3...
08-29-15, 09:31 PM
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Posted By colinm

59x56.5 st/tt actual,ctc

59x56.5 st/tt actual,ctc
08-29-15, 09:41 AM
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Views: 1,409
Posted By colinm

More race than tour - Raleigh Competition GS...

More race than tour -

Raleigh Competition GS 23" / 58CM (http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/5178984677.html)
08-28-15, 11:28 PM
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Posted By colinm

My old Grizzly -

My old Grizzly -
08-27-15, 11:08 PM
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Views: 469,012
Posted By colinm

Just posted a Raleigh Competition GS into the...

Just posted a Raleigh Competition GS into the spreadsheet. I think it's a 58x55 (will measure again) with a 33" standover on 700x28c.

Gugie - please take a look, LMK

As seen on CL Minneapolis...
08-27-15, 11:59 AM
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Posted By colinm

ISO 22.5" Raleigh frame, Competition GS only. ...

ISO 22.5" Raleigh frame, Competition GS only.

Have same, 23.5", and is too big for me.

Swap?

LMK
08-27-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By colinm

Espo3909

Espo3909
08-27-15, 09:29 AM
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Views: 621
Posted By colinm

Hi - Bob nabbed it and was nice enough to PM me...

Hi - Bob nabbed it and was nice enough to PM me here about it. Nice bike, I have asked him to join the thread and post more pics.

Probably prevented a divorce, I'm on a bit of a roll here.
08-26-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By colinm

Prima - unheard of brand

Vintage racing bike (http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/5190913570.html)

If someone can save the pics for posterity...

I have never heard of this brand, and searches have been fruitless....
08-20-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By colinm

Yeah, I said gas pipe. Cro-mo is not straight...

Yeah, I said gas pipe. Cro-mo is not straight 1020.

I had a Schwinn made with 1020 that rode great. But it cost $20 at a garage sale.

If I had $180 in my pocket it would not go to this bike,...
08-20-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By colinm

I didn't write it off. I merely said I wouldn't...

I didn't write it off. I merely said I wouldn't spend more than $100 on it, why that was so, and offered an alternative with character.

If the Nish *was* $100, I'd buy it and make it a...
08-20-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By colinm

I wouldn't spend more than $100 on that Nishiki -...

I wouldn't spend more than $100 on that Nishiki -

No forged drops
Cheap components
Gas pipes
27" wheels

Make it a single and dress it up the way you like and you'll have put another...
04-18-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,938
Posted By colinm

Nope - Anlen "Sable". Cool Nishiki, though, very...

Nope - Anlen "Sable". Cool Nishiki, though, very similar.

My recollection of the chainstays was off...they go up from the axle then level off.
04-18-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,938
Posted By colinm

Found an "Anlen" MTB

Pics to come. There's a 1989 Turbo saddle on it with a sticker that has the owner's name and address - looks German. All Deore XT, 7 speed. Looks like it toured the world.

Interesting in that the...
04-01-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By colinm

It's also impossible to remove the bars from the...

It's also impossible to remove the bars from the stem with that bar wrap intact, so the date code of the stem should be a good indicator.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-09, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,483
Posted By colinm

Ya hey My buddy ignored my advice ("put...

Ya hey

My buddy ignored my advice ("put slicks on your old Mongoose HTMTB and try it") and dropped $550 on a Trek hybrid-upright thing.

After about 5 commutes and getting hot and sweaty, he...
03-17-09, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,775
Posted By colinm

Are the pinchy things not letting go of the back...

Are the pinchy things not letting go of the back wheel?

The lever on the right side of the handleber controls the rear brake - make sure that when you pull the lever it is smoothly squeezing the...
03-07-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By colinm

Especially when they're out of gas and need a...

Especially when they're out of gas and need a smoke.
03-07-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By colinm

I have a Nishiki Sport, like it a lot but it's...

I have a Nishiki Sport, like it a lot but it's the "extra" bike right now. Even upgraded with DA hubs and 600 components I'm not able to get $150 locally. I'll keep it and try again later when it...
03-07-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By colinm

Same deal for me last year - a Moto Grand Record...

Same deal for me last year - a Moto Grand Record that looks like it was left for dead in a ditch somewhere, found by this guy who lives in his van. He wanted $200, I offered $20. He went on to tell...
02-04-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By colinm

Haven't posted here in years, but had to come...

Haven't posted here in years, but had to come back and say RIP to a man I really admired.

I'm thinking of his family and wish the best to them.
05-26-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By colinm

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=detail...

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=TR5122

http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=TR2117
05-26-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By colinm

1 3/8 is available, should be easy to find -

1 3/8 is available, should be easy to find -
05-26-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By colinm

Agreed - Go look at the red 58c. Confirm that...

Agreed - Go look at the red 58c. Confirm that it's been rebuilt by looking at the hubs in detail - see that the cones and locknuts are clean, and the bottom brecket should also be spotless where it's...
05-25-06, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,973
Posted By colinm

Thanks - Sure did!

Thanks -

Sure did!
05-25-06, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,973
Posted By colinm

Yep - I found one at a GS for $25, wound up...

Yep - I found one at a GS for $25, wound up making it into a SS with Campy Record hubs of all things. I'll paint / powdercoat it black and make it my rain bike. Rides fantastic, and I think I've...
05-19-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,757
Posted By colinm

Atmospheres?

Atmospheres?
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