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08-07-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By tjfastback66

With half a dozen bikes to ride and living out in...

With half a dozen bikes to ride and living out in the country nobody is going to care if any bike that I ride shouts "look at me".
I like to think that this project is a work in motion right now and...
08-05-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By tjfastback66

Yes, they were not a matching wheelset. I have a...

Yes, they were not a matching wheelset. I have a number of wheelset pairs with which to swap out. The original idea was to clean this wheelset up and give it a try.
I generally am a purist...
08-04-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By tjfastback66

Change is good! I get that - but want...

Change is good!



I get that - but want to judge for myself and follow thru with it..



that is what my "fresh canvas" was to start with $80 Craigs find:
08-04-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By tjfastback66

'78 Raleigh Super Course build ~ SACRILEGE?

So I picked up this 1978 Raleigh Super Course a few months ago and just got done with the frame cleaning.
Patina is not too bad and the frame is beautiful IMHO. The problem was that the wheelset did...
08-03-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By tjfastback66

Yep it is and thank God for that! I had a Park...

Yep it is and thank God for that!
I had a Park Tool FR-1.3 and it came off without any struggle.
I am a novice at being any type of bike mechanic but I do enjoy learning what I can.
Thanks All
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08-03-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By tjfastback66

The reason that I thought it was a cassette was...

The reason that I thought it was a cassette was from the PO said that it was (and he is a bicycle mechanic).
Plus doing some research the video explained the difference also leads me to think that...
08-03-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By tjfastback66

Slick Shift by DNP cassette removal tool question

Greetings All,

I got a used set of wheels for $20.00 and I wanted to remove the Slick Shift by DNP cassette. My research led me to believe that I needed the Park Tool FR-5.2 and a Chain Whip tool....
08-02-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By tjfastback66

Thanks for the feedback all - I appreciate that...

Thanks for the feedback all - I appreciate that very much.
This is the bike for my bride to ride so I think that I will just clean her up and let it be!
All that I did so far is put some Ergon GP1...
08-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 966,790
Posted By tjfastback66

no bike - just the '66 ...

no bike - just the '66
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08-02-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By tjfastback66

Shimano Biopace crankset - Schwinn High Sierra

Greetings All -
Thinking of changing out the Shimano Biopace crankset on our Schwinn High Sierra.
Reading some news that this was a failed product - and wanting to put on something that would be...
08-02-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,615
Posted By tjfastback66

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Sunny Saint Cloud out for "work" related meeting...
07-24-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,727
Views: 996,633
Posted By tjfastback66

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1981 Univega Specialissima
07-24-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 833,320
Posted By tjfastback66

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1981 Univega
07-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,615
Posted By tjfastback66

Beautiful day for a ride today in central...

Beautiful day for a ride today in central Minnesota!

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07-23-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,611
Posted By tjfastback66

Thanks for your kind remarks. I really wanted to...

Thanks for your kind remarks. I really wanted to ride sitting upright - so mission accomplished. This thread is great inspiration to me - A LOT of ideas!
The brake levers come in a few colors and...
07-22-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,611
Posted By tjfastback66

Yes - Microshift Thumbies - my first experience...

Yes - Microshift Thumbies - my first experience with them and the Centurion for that matter.
Overall very pleased with how it turned out as the whole bike was just $70 and it had new tires!
Total...
07-22-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,611
Posted By tjfastback66

Just took the first ride on the converted Super...

Just took the first ride on the converted Super LeMans this week. Yep it has some major scratches but rides very well....
07-07-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By tjfastback66

Now that I have had a chance to ride this one,...

Now that I have had a chance to ride this one, this is by far my favorite bike to ride since I completed the restoration a couple of months ago. Perhaps it also sheds some light on this similar frame...
06-28-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26,275
Views: 3,778,159
Posted By tjfastback66

Thank you Mirfi ! Actually this bike came...

Thank you Mirfi !

Actually this bike came with the handlebar/stem combo but there was a lot of crust and rust over most parts.
Here is what it looked like prior to disassembly.
...
06-27-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26,275
Views: 3,778,159
Posted By tjfastback66

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at...

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at a car swap meet last August for $35, and it was in rough shape.

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06-24-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 70,459
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Posted By tjfastback66

Can anyone ID this frame's vintage? Not sure if...

Can anyone ID this frame's vintage?
Not sure if the $150 asking price is worth it but I do like the XL Tall frame.

https://stcloud.craigslist.org/bop/d/royalton-xl-frame-fuji/7498916457.html

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06-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By tjfastback66

I have seen a similar bike at the Bicycle Shop...

I have seen a similar bike at the Bicycle Shop that I worked at back in the early 1980's. The owner had this and a Raleigh Professional and others "for sale" at that time. I came in for the usual...
06-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By tjfastback66

I actually sold the bike to myself at the bike...

I actually sold the bike to myself at the bike shop that I worked at - 10% over cost or about $450 at that time.
Special order and have enjoyed it all these years.
06-23-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 833,320
Posted By tjfastback66

Freshly restored 1981 Univega Specialissima...

Freshly restored 1981 Univega Specialissima terrific ride.

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Yep I know the...
06-23-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,615
Posted By tjfastback66

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06-23-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By tjfastback66

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1983 Raleigh Prestige Grand Sport...
06-22-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By tjfastback66

So I acquired a '78 Raleigh Super Course a few...

So I acquired a '78 Raleigh Super Course a few weeks ago - It was REALLY Dirty so a car wash was in order. The Craig's find came with a rear rack, a brake lever rear view mirror and a chrome pump. I...
06-21-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By tjfastback66

Silca Pista Plus! They were $169 and free...

Silca Pista Plus!
They were $169 and free shipping but just looked again and they raised them to $199!
06-21-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 857,647
Posted By tjfastback66

Frank the Centurion got some goodies today! ...

Frank the Centurion got some goodies today!

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06-21-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,734
Posted By tjfastback66

My "Cycle Pro" pump is frustrating to operate and...

My "Cycle Pro" pump is frustrating to operate and I am so done with it!
So this thread has convinced me to acquire a new floor pump and it will be a Silca! Bike Tires Direct has them on sale today...
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06-16-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,541
Views: 517,512
Posted By tjfastback66

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Lockheed Martin F-35
06-14-22, 09:36 PM
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Views: 2,627,885
Posted By tjfastback66

Craig's find Today: 1987 Schwinn High Sierra,...

Craig's find Today: 1987 Schwinn High Sierra, Original Owner - Black Chrome Frame came with the original owners manual.
This one is for my Bride to ride, but it will need a good cleaning.

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06-13-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 857,647
Posted By tjfastback66

I have a problem... ...

I have a problem...
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06-13-22, 01:46 PM
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Views: 517,512
Posted By tjfastback66

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'29 Ford Model A Snowmobile
06-13-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 597,870
Posted By tjfastback66

Meet Frank the Centurion - the tall, summer...

Meet Frank the Centurion - the tall, summer upright project.

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06-11-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 455,784
Posted By tjfastback66

I think that this will be my next Winter project...

I think that this will be my next Winter project but the seat post is Frozen!
Sprayed some PB Blaster on that area this morning so will see if that does the trick.
1978 23.5" Raleigh Super Course -...
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Views: 515
Posted By tjfastback66

I bought mine for $45 and the seller bought it...

I bought mine for $45 and the seller bought it new in California. He knew what he had but was moving and desperate to sell. They say that the frameset is the same as the very popular Miyata 1000....
06-09-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,611
Posted By tjfastback66

Experimenting with upright for my Bride (or Me if...

Experimenting with upright for my Bride (or Me if she does not like the setup).
Not settled in on components yet either.
...
06-01-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah they ROCK for out in the country with a yard...

Yeah they ROCK for out in the country with a yard of mostly sandy soil.

Found a seat post that fit and a seat that I had on hand. We went to vend at a large flee market on Saturday, - sold the...
06-01-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By tjfastback66

I like #2 they ride great and look awesome. ...

I like #2 they ride great and look awesome.

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05-31-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,999
Posted By tjfastback66

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05-25-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 455,784
Posted By tjfastback66

Hello All Super Course fans - Since the cotter...

Hello All Super Course fans - Since the cotter pin BB was a Royal PIA and needed to be drilled out, I decided to go with a FRESH Rebuild of this 1973 Super Course.
I really love what some have done...
05-23-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah this is an entry level bike - and still...

Yeah this is an entry level bike - and still available from what I can tell. Retail is about $286-$299. The condition of this unit is actually very good! But it does have a bit of a weight problem...
05-23-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By tjfastback66

End of the driveway with a "FREE" sign!

Yesterday just a block from our home I came upon this at the end of our neighbor's house with a "FREE" sign next to it!
So I tossed it into the pickup and brought her home!
Needs a seat post and...
05-23-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 546,172
Posted By tjfastback66

Hey T-Mar - quite honestly I was kind of "Chicken...

Hey T-Mar - quite honestly I was kind of "Chicken $h!t" to go too short and in the end they ended up being rather long!
I will take your constructive criticism under advisement. :giver:
05-23-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 546,172
Posted By tjfastback66

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My 10 month project is nearly complete. The saddle needs to go!
05-23-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,236
Posted By tjfastback66

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Fresh tape job just got this done yesterday. It does ride like a dream!
05-23-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By tjfastback66

Actually Home Depot had them - Thank You!

Actually Home Depot had them - Thank You!
05-20-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By tjfastback66

Thanks (7mm coarse thread) - tried a couple of...

Thanks (7mm coarse thread) - tried a couple of places, no luck so far.
05-20-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By tjfastback66

Vintage Stronglight crank bolt sourcing

Hello All,

Just picked up a 1973 Raleigh Super Course this week.
Seems to be all there minus the Brooks saddle. :notamused:

Looking at the crankset it is made by Stronglight but I need to...
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