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05-03-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,251
Posted By jbkirby

Drop-dead gorgeous bike! What a find!!!!!

Drop-dead gorgeous bike! What a find!!!!!
05-03-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,356
Posted By jbkirby

I love my 1971 DL170, but I'd have to grab my...

I love my 1971 DL170, but I'd have to grab my 1972 DL170. It is simply more fun to ride!
...
05-01-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By jbkirby

That'll do it.

That'll do it.
04-04-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,519
Posted By jbkirby

Prayer works! I'll be praying for you!!! Even...

Prayer works! I'll be praying for you!!! Even though I don't know you, God does!!!!
04-02-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,519
Posted By jbkirby

When you put a mascot on your bike that reflects...

When you put a mascot on your bike that reflects how you feel about it.

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1972%20Raleigh%20International/Mascot001.jpg
04-02-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,519
Posted By jbkirby

When you LBS contacts you for obsolete parts to...

When you LBS contacts you for obsolete parts to complete a repair.
03-23-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,180
Posted By jbkirby

Brooks Team Professional on 1971 Carlton-Raleigh...

Brooks Team Professional on 1971 Carlton-Raleigh International
http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1971%20Raleigh%20International/Copyof1971DL170001.jpg
02-28-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By jbkirby

You've scored an amazing find. It even has the...

You've scored an amazing find. It even has the original Campy Gran Turismo RD!
02-16-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 15,777
Posted By jbkirby

+1

+1
02-15-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,812
Posted By jbkirby

jjhabbs, your bike is gorgeous! So much so, that...

jjhabbs, your bike is gorgeous! So much so, that I am holding you responsible for the drool on my keyboard. Now to compensate for my anguish, just send that beautiful machine to me! :D
02-03-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 193,932
Posted By jbkirby

A work of art!! :thumb:

A work of art!! :thumb:
02-03-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 193,932
Posted By jbkirby

1971 DL170 International: ...

1971 DL170 International:

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1971%20Raleigh%20International/Copyof1971DL170001.jpg

1972 DL170 International:
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02-03-12, 03:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,675
Posted By jbkirby

+1?

+1?
01-30-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By jbkirby

Beautiful bike! Before I got my Varsity in 1970,...

Beautiful bike! Before I got my Varsity in 1970, I rode one of these belonging to a friend, and thought I had found the Roll-Royce of bicycles. Alas, my home town had no Schwinn dealer.
01-30-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By jbkirby

DH: I had to replace both the BB and the...

DH:

I had to replace both the BB and the headset on my 1971 Raleigh International build last spring, and it was no piece of cake. I did locate the BB and the headset on "epay," but a couple of...
01-30-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,524
Posted By jbkirby

IMHO, purchase a tube of Wenol, a German-made...

IMHO, purchase a tube of Wenol, a German-made metal polish that contains protectants to make the polish job last. Use a device such as a cotton swab and slowly and carefully polish each rivet with...
01-30-12, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,529
Posted By jbkirby

This is redeeming for me to read. While in...

This is redeeming for me to read. While in college, I was easily influenced by my friends and they called my Sports Tourer the "lead sled" however I could easily stay with them on rides and always...
01-30-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,529
Posted By jbkirby

This is redeeming for me to read. While in...

This is redeeming for me to read. While in college, I was easily influenced by my friends, and they called my Sports Tourer the "lead sled" but I could easily stay with them on rides. I wish I had...
01-27-12, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By jbkirby

The Sylvans...the tubes (I guess you'd call them...

The Sylvans...the tubes (I guess you'd call them that) look like the pencils I wrote with in first grade...Ticonderoga Jumbo No. 2.
01-27-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,665
Posted By jbkirby

Campagnolo Record clips for display or riding to...

Campagnolo Record clips for display or riding to and from destinations requiring conventional shoes and Shimano 105 SPD/SL pedals for the vast majority of my riding.
01-26-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,498
Posted By jbkirby

+1

+1
01-26-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,529
Posted By jbkirby

Hoss: Two thumbs up!!:thumb::thumb: I wish I...

Hoss: Two thumbs up!!:thumb::thumb: I wish I could ship some of the weather we've has here this winter so you could get that baby on the road. This March, I will have had my Sports Tourer 40 years!
01-24-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,259
Posted By jbkirby

:(

:(
01-24-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,832
Posted By jbkirby

This is my 1972 Raleigh International. The frame...

This is my 1972 Raleigh International. The frame appears almost identical.

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1972%20Raleigh%20International/RaleighInternationalRestored002-Copy.jpg
01-24-12, 11:15 AM
01-23-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 62,192
Posted By jbkirby

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/GB...

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/GBStem005.jpg
01-17-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,466
Posted By jbkirby

Good catch. Mine came with tubulars but were...

Good catch. Mine came with tubulars but were retrofitted with clinchers. My bad in the previous posting, I meant to say tubulars. Now I am confusing myself...:o
01-17-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,466
Posted By jbkirby

Yes, except I had to replace the rear calipers on...

Yes, except I had to replace the rear calipers on my 1972 so they would reach far enough with 700 rims. The front calipers seem to have no reach issue.
01-17-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,180
Posted By jbkirby

Kurt: My experience is with the NR versus...

Kurt:

My experience is with the NR versus the Gran Turismo, but I honestly had no issues with the GT until the derailleur took a hit, then it never lined up and shifted correctly again requiring...
01-17-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,180
Posted By jbkirby

+1 due to Gran Turismo experience.

+1 due to Gran Turismo experience.
01-17-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,036
Posted By jbkirby

Alan: What a thrill taking a bike and...

Alan:

What a thrill taking a bike and bringing it back to its original glory without removing the patina of age. Your bike looks gorgeous and carries the dignity of its age well. You did a great...
01-17-12, 04:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,466
Posted By jbkirby

Good point, now why will 700 clincher rims NOT...

Good point, now why will 700 clincher rims NOT work on my Internationals without brake modifications, both originally factory equipped with tubular tires and wheels???:bang:
Were the original rims...
01-16-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,466
Posted By jbkirby

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/19...

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1971%20Raleigh%20International/TheInternationals015.jpg

Alright, now I'm confused. My 1971 Raleigh International would have been equipped from the...
01-16-12, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,932
Posted By jbkirby

+1. Thankfully, we don't get much ice in SE...

+1. Thankfully, we don't get much ice in SE Alabama except in shady areas after a hard cold snap, but winter riding in general in flat terrain with a persistent NW wind is not fun.
01-16-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By jbkirby

Great post, Hoss. Thanks for your beautifully...

Great post, Hoss. Thanks for your beautifully written account of what were really great times!
01-16-12, 11:36 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,504
Posted By jbkirby

My 1971 Raleigh International in chartreuse gets...

My 1971 Raleigh International in chartreuse gets more 'wows' than my almost identical 1972 in champaign.
...
01-04-12, 11:44 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 114,366
Posted By jbkirby

Hang on to your vintage stereo equipment! I...

Hang on to your vintage stereo equipment! I attempted to set up my brand new Pioneer VSX-921-K last week and it is still sitting gathering dust. The HDMI cable is supposed to send an image to the TV...
01-03-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,373
Posted By jbkirby

My fastest is 36.6 MPH on a downhill grade here...

My fastest is 36.6 MPH on a downhill grade here in Dothan, Alabama. My hopes are to be able to draft a Bugatti Veyron S at 255 MPH, then pass it.
12-29-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,159
Posted By jbkirby

Outstanding, Rootboy! I was already impressed...

Outstanding, Rootboy! I was already impressed with your flat stoppers, which are superb in every way, then you blow my mind with your abilities to fabricate parts to make the Campy adaptation. Cudos,...
12-29-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By jbkirby

+1.

+1.
12-29-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By jbkirby

Thanks for the great information. The only issue...

Thanks for the great information. The only issue stopping me is being able to procure decals that match the originals. I also hate to lose the parking decal from Auburn University from my freshman...
12-29-11, 04:46 PM
12-28-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,097
Posted By jbkirby

No comparison to this: ...

No comparison to this:

http://i741.photobucket.com/albums/xx54/shobud4/1972%20Raleigh%20International/RaleighInternationalRestored002-Copy.jpg
12-28-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,191
Posted By jbkirby

If it suddenly became warmer where you are, then...

If it suddenly became warmer where you are, then you are feeling the burning rage of my jealousy.:mad: That bicycle is gorgeous and a great find since it is a Worksop-built Carlton frame...beautiful!...
12-28-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By jbkirby

You are absolutely correct, the gusset was added...

You are absolutely correct, the gusset was added to later models due to easy breakage of the pot-metal drop arm, so re-engineering was required to correct the problem. I was considering the drop arm...
12-28-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By jbkirby

Hoss: I found this on ebay and you might offer a...

Hoss: I found this on ebay and you might offer a price that is out of the stratosphere and see if they bite.
...
12-28-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By jbkirby

Again, you have an absolutely phenominal...

Again, you have an absolutely phenominal collection. Thank you for sharing with all of us!!!:thumb:
12-28-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,878
Posted By jbkirby

Absolutely awesome collection. And just think, I...

Absolutely awesome collection. And just think, I was trying to advise you on Sports Tourers!!! I remember the Grey Ghost in the catalog when I was shopping for my Sports Tourer waaaaaay back in 1971....
12-27-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By jbkirby

I heard that! My nearly 56-year-old brain suffers...

I heard that! My nearly 56-year-old brain suffers from fogbanks as well. I am fixing up my Schwinn not to ride but just because it means so much to me, so the Campy Gran Paper Weight won't be an...
12-27-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By jbkirby

FYI, the image you postedshows the Schwinn LeTour...

FYI, the image you postedshows the Schwinn LeTour (Shimano Crane GS) rear deraillerur, but the 1972 came with a Campagnolo Gran Turismo. I replaced the original Campagnolo Gran Turismo back in 1974...
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