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06-25-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 133
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Posted By Stronglight56

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A used Park Tool headset wrench because, a) it’s...
06-24-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By Stronglight56

Rick Stefani

Stefani painted a bike for me about 10 years ago. The job was superb and it’s still in fantastic shape... and he’s a hell of a nice

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06-05-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Stronglight56

If you wear Euro size 44 or smaller, I've seen a...

If you wear Euro size 44 or smaller, I've seen a number of vintage shoes on eBay. I wear a 46 though and the selection is slim. That's a perennial issue for me. I posted photos of some new old stock...
05-14-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,254
Posted By Stronglight56

Normandy Hub with the red ĎCí nut

This has been driving me a bit batty for some time, for over a decade, actually. I ran across and watched updates on this thread when it was new, and nearly 10 years on, I finally joined the forum...
05-11-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,300
Posted By Stronglight56

This is a topic of huge interest to me.

This has been a topic of interest to me for decades. Iíve pasted in a reworked opinion piece I wrote a while back. Maybe itís long for this format, Iím still learning protocol on this forum but it is...
05-08-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 636,722
Posted By Stronglight56

Gorgeous

Wow, this is a stunning restoration! Thank you for sharing it. I have a green Ď72 with Nervex lugs that I bought as a frame and fork and rebuilt from collected parts. Iíll do a bi-color repaint...
05-03-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 33,355
Posted By Stronglight56

Thanks GeezyRider! Iíve also used silicon cement...

Thanks GeezyRider! Iíve also used silicon cement to adhere things before, I was thinking about trying that - the brad heads idea and zip tie are great. Shoe Goo and Barge are both good adhesives. I...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Stronglight56

Thank you cb409bill! Iíll do that.

Thank you cb409bill! Iíll do that.
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Stronglight56

TMonk, The East side of The Valley is precisely...

TMonk, The East side of The Valley is precisely where I grew up and began riding. My first rides where on what local cyclists call ‘The Coombsville Loop.’ There are little side lanes and nice hill...
05-01-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,503
Posted By Stronglight56

Thanks for the advisement, Iíll add those. ...

Thanks for the advisement, Iíll add those.

The blue is a 1975 Raleigh Professional built at the Carlton Worksop Cycleworks - the cutouts are ĎCCí for Carlton Cycles....
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Stronglight56

Hello!

I guess I started posting here before beginning a thread to introduce myself - I hope that isn’t too big a blunder in etiquette! I’ve stalked this site for over a decade reading about vintage bikes...
04-30-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,284
Posted By Stronglight56

Because I can never leave well enough alone,...

Because I can never leave well enough alone, these projects always cost me more than they Ďshouldí or I expect they will; they take on a life of their own. Mind you, Iíve often said Iíll never buy a...
04-29-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 35,542
Posted By Stronglight56

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04-29-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,503
Posted By Stronglight56

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04-28-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 530,521
Posted By Stronglight56

Here you go veganbikes...

Here you go veganbikes (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/veganbikes-367130.html), thanks for the reminder!

The bike isnít BRG but it is green and British. Where itís not faded, its original...
04-27-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 33,355
Posted By Stronglight56

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My first non-department-store bicycle bought at a...
04-27-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By Stronglight56

Beautiful!

Thank you for sharing your beautiful coffee Super Course!

Iíve a green one, looks to be the same year. I did a lot of research on the bike when I acquired the frame and built it up about 10 years...
04-26-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 202,705
Posted By Stronglight56

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04-26-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 317,049
Posted By Stronglight56

1972 Super Course, Green

I bought the frame and fork and built it up with vintage parts 10 years ago. I like mustache bars though so Iíve got Nitto bars on it rather than the original drop style it would have had. I first...
04-26-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 530,521
Posted By Stronglight56

Vintage Fenders

I bought some NOS Bluemelís fenders sized to 27Ē wheels for a vintage Raleigh. Theyíre British racing green to match the bike and have the Herron logo on them.

I canít post photos of them yet...
04-26-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6,438
Views: 559,707
Posted By Stronglight56

Ferrules

Some Dia-Compe step-down / mushroom brake cable ferrules, Newbaumís tape and some brake cables... oh, and some bills.
Forum: Touring
04-26-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By Stronglight56

Ross Conversion

I built up an old chrome Ross MTB to use as a tourer. Itís got 26Ē wheels but I can fly on that thing on pavement and itís great on gravel roads. Bolinas Ridge trail dropping off Mt. Tam into Olema...
Forum: Touring
04-26-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,641
Posted By Stronglight56

Brooks B-17

Iíve got the Brooks B17 on 5 of my 7 bikes. I LOVE that saddle. There is a Terry Fly on my Klein Quantum that was the most comfortable saddle Iíd ever used... until I put the B17 on my tourer. They...
04-25-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 132,884
Posted By Stronglight56

The Stollng Rones

Today on my ride, I listened to Exile on Main Street, Some Girls and Aftermath by the stones.

There are some fab photos of Keef riding bicycles. Newbie - I canít post photos yet
Forum: Introductions
04-25-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,667
Posted By Stronglight56

I got bit by cycling but when I was 12 and...

I got bit by cycling but when I was 12 and watched the film Breaking Away. Iíve lurked this site for years and only just signed up too. follow your doctors advice, I need to loose 15-20 lbs too and...
04-25-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Stronglight56

Interested

Hi, thanks for posting! Yes, Iím interested.

Because Iím new to it, the forum wonít allow me to message you directly until Iíve posted 10 times. Iíll work on that.

In the meantime, please...
04-23-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Stronglight56

Carlton Brake Lever Hoods

Hello Michael Angelo,

Perhaps itís a long shot but do you have any of these white Carlton brake hoods left to sell?

Thanks!
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