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12-14-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,417
Posted By Velognome

My 3 grail bikes......changes from time to time...

My 3 grail bikes......changes from time to time but for now

JA Holland Road/Path restomod
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12-13-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By Velognome

I think this issue is due to the sellers...

I think this issue is due to the sellers impatience. There are few quality vintage frames over 24.5cm, granted the market for them is smaller, but supply/demand still holds true. Sellers try to...
05-17-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By Velognome

Found this classic example of vintage drill work...

Found this classic example of vintage drill work on ebay.
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Note that the...
05-11-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By Velognome

This is classic and what last Ride 76 is talking...

This is classic and what last Ride 76 is talking about : Rings, post, bars, levers, seatpost
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05-11-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By Velognome

Nice....timing and cam gears are also prime...

Nice....timing and cam gears are also prime targets.......nothing more enjoyable then opening the timing cover and finding holes...beautiful holes.
05-09-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By Velognome

There ya go

There ya go
05-08-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By Velognome

Times have so changed...it used be done with your...

Times have so changed...it used be done with your pops power drill and the bit you lifted from the hardware. I'll put it out there, that precisely measure and drilled holes are not in the spirit of...
05-08-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Velognome

My dad used to yell "no skid marks on the...

My dad used to yell "no skid marks on the driveway".......he would have never thought the saddle.
04-30-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,238
Posted By Velognome

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04-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

Or buy a garage sale Raleigh, ditch the fenders...

Or buy a garage sale Raleigh, ditch the fenders and flip the bars...all for about $100...
04-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

Looks like a Rudge

Looks like a Rudge
04-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,238
Posted By Velognome

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Triumph is a TRW, Triumph's War Department offering for Dispatch Riders. Not made...
04-25-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,238
Posted By Velognome

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04-25-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,761
Posted By Velognome

Have one built, a fine one at that! ...

Have one built, a fine one at that!

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04-24-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,238
Posted By Velognome

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04-24-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 64,238
Posted By Velognome

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04-10-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By Velognome

Forks are bent without a doubt. Look at the...

Forks are bent without a doubt. Look at the bottom 1/3, the graceful curve is gone. Does look like a late 70 "s Comp GS, same about the forks.
03-27-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,180
Posted By Velognome

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03-18-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,761
Posted By Velognome

Hetchins...find a Hetchins ...

Hetchins...find a Hetchins
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03-04-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,892
Posted By Velognome

Overhead branches

Overhead branches
03-04-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,692
Posted By Velognome

No problem, didn't think ou were hostile. I don't...

No problem, didn't think ou were hostile. I don't have a build thread yet, the frame is hanging on a hook on the wall patiently waiting to be built. Still deciding on if I should strip and repaint or...
03-04-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,067
Posted By Velognome

Nope. Bob Jackson's are curly stay look alikes....

Nope. Bob Jackson's are curly stay look alikes. David Miller at Hetchins Hetchins Lightweights, the original curly stays bicycle since 1934 (http://www.hetchins.com) builds the new Hetchins...
02-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 93,593
Posted By Velognome

Nice bikes on the this thread. He's some "old...

Nice bikes on the this thread. He's some "old School"
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02-07-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,692
Posted By Velognome

It's a bit of a resto-mod. The bars and stem are...

It's a bit of a resto-mod. The bars and stem are period GB, the running gear is all new Cascadia fenders, Sun rims / sealed bearings and a modified Campy chain ring ( a double I filed the tabs off)
...
02-06-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Velognome

Thanks. Didn't think about the cable routing. ...

Thanks. Didn't think about the cable routing. Not going to carry panniers so I assumed the canti's would be sufficient.
02-06-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,692
Posted By Velognome

Thanks, I wish it was still as clean!

Thanks, I wish it was still as clean!
02-06-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Velognome

It's a frame, fork and BB &cranks. I was...

It's a frame, fork and BB &cranks. I was reading that the tubing is True Temper, so not bad. I have most of the components already so the build cost would be low. The frame geometry looks over...
02-06-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,692
Posted By Velognome

Bought a vintage British frame because it was...

Bought a vintage British frame because it was beautiful. It was Road/Path. Built it up, and got hooked on riding fixed gear, never looked back.
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02-06-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 656
Posted By Velognome

32's will fit, but you have to stay back in the...

32's will fit, but you have to stay back in the dropouts. 28's fit much better and offer about the same ride. IMO I'd stay on pavement, the frame is too nice to trash
02-05-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Velognome

Burley Zydeco Mixte frame for a build

I've been wanting to build up a tandem for day -touring 50 +- miles. I'm thinking 26's for rough pavement and the occasional gravel road, flat bars . I need a low bar or step through for my...
11-05-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,886
Posted By Velognome

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62 Sports with some aftermarket Chrome fenders
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09-18-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,487
Posted By Velognome

Just about any English roadster can be made into...

Just about any English roadster can be made into a Clubman style bike

Basic 50's era Raleigh....but the decal reads deLux
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08-06-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

Thanks, but no issue to be be fixed, happy the...

Thanks, but no issue to be be fixed, happy the way they are.
08-05-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

Both....but truthfully, the brake levers would be...

Both....but truthfully, the brake levers would be better used on the top of the bar but the only time I keep my fingers on them is during long steep descents, others wise the bike is best for slow...
08-04-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

This one gets some big miles on occasion ...

This one gets some big miles on occasion

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08-04-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Velognome

as good or even better then a Raleigh ...

as good or even better then a Raleigh
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07-25-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,188
Posted By Velognome

Spectacular RRA!

Spectacular RRA!
07-24-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,188
Posted By Velognome

Ahhh but not just any Hercules ....a Renown, late...

Ahhh but not just any Hercules ....a Renown, late 30's , I believe. Still sporting cotton cord Dunlops, so: ride yes...hard.... eh...not anymore.
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07-21-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,188
Posted By Velognome

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I think the Hercules belongs here.
07-18-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 86,054
Posted By Velognome

That was Huzefa's...If I recall, " you can...

That was Huzefa's...If I recall, " you can adjust a Sturmey hub with your eye's closed'! Still in the W. Village during the week? I find myself working at 10th & Ave A. If so, we should plan a...
07-18-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 86,054
Posted By Velognome

I remember that one Noglider....we took a ride...

I remember that one Noglider....we took a ride with a small group to a small bespoke frame builder in Newark. Rode my led-sled that day too. Good times.
...
07-17-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Velognome

Sounds more like some stem length variation might...

Sounds more like some stem length variation might be in order. As the bars move out the angle of your wrists will decrease.
07-16-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,623
Posted By Velognome

Yes, the S3X, great hub when set up correctly.

Yes, the S3X, great hub when set up correctly.
07-15-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,623
Posted By Velognome

Thanks, it's a 25"

Thanks, it's a 25"
07-15-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,623
Posted By Velognome

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07-15-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 86,054
Posted By Velognome

Look carefully...there is a front fender, period...

Look carefully...there is a front fender, period Bluemel'shttps://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/xzas0jm_7d918dc96c3b9cac52cd6f38b4c6ae3c524d3490.jpg
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06-11-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 2,942,774
Posted By Velognome

Indeed! I used to climb out of the saddle on my...

Indeed! I used to climb out of the saddle on my IGH bikes, key words "used to". Still have horrible memories of when the hub disintegrated. Now I gear them so I can sit and spin. Hard man Jack, a...
11-09-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,891
Posted By Velognome

Gotta be the Holland until the Hetchins gets...

Gotta be the Holland until the Hetchins gets built
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11-07-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,244
Posted By Velognome

Part of the Joy of living in the NE ...

Part of the Joy of living in the NE
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09-21-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Velognome

They are similar to Brooks saddles. The Leather...

They are similar to Brooks saddles. The Leather should be hard. Sounds like someone oiled the saddle and ruined it.
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