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02-03-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By tfbike

WTB: Zeus

Looking for very good to nos front hub and or parts. Recently bought a high flange hub, cones shot. Need at least cones. For a 70's style Grand Sport.

Thanks
Tom.
01-30-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,060
Posted By tfbike

Damn Andy, incredible polish job. I have two...

Damn Andy, incredible polish job. I have two bikes with C Record, I have some work to do. I think you will like the monoplane brakes, they stop great.

Tom.
01-26-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,690
Posted By tfbike

Sure, I will play. 73 Grand Sports. Bought as a...

Sure, I will play. 73 Grand Sports. Bought as a frameset and decided why not put some period correct parts on it....
01-26-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By tfbike

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I looked further up into the fork but could not make out any details....
01-22-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By tfbike

Thanks rancho and Tmar. Every serial # helps. I...

Thanks rancho and Tmar. Every serial # helps. I found a post from 2018 with an MOE like mine. DD mentioned wanting one of these back in the day, I might have walked right past one in 81. I wanted to...
01-21-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By tfbike

Thanks DD and BFisher. Yes it is pearl yellow....

Thanks DD and BFisher. Yes it is pearl yellow. Ray G (Romic) in Houston did the work for me. DD you missed the pump peg! Like I mentioned earlier it was orange when I bought it, never really liked...
01-21-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By tfbike

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01-21-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By tfbike

81-82 Raleigh Superbe

Yep, one of those. I bought mine as a frame set around 85, and it had been painted orange with regular 531 decals. When I had some work done on the frame, including ditching the orange for yellow, I...
01-15-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By tfbike

Several years ago I had an email conversation...

Several years ago I had an email conversation with Skip Eckhart. My 82 614 (I think), N5F4C88. Pewter gray with only seat tube panel (slate blue). Suntour dropouts w/eyelets , brake cable braze ons,...
01-12-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By tfbike

Please do not think I am arguing with "The...

Please do not think I am arguing with "The Headbadge", but I always thought 71 Pros were F sn, 72 were G sn. And 70 didn't have chrome rear triangle? My other usual source of info is usually Sheldon...
01-12-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By tfbike

I agree with the "anomaly". But, most likely 74...

I agree with the "anomaly". But, most likely 74 given the CC cutouts. My 74 serial is WS4003954. That crown is weird, I have never seen decals on the top like that. It has the Carlton on the seat...
11-30-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By tfbike

I did it the easy way. Got my 10 posts in and...

I did it the easy way. Got my 10 posts in and sent a PM. Still waiting though.

Tom.
11-29-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By tfbike

Actually measured at 24 1/4, c-t. It was listed...

Actually measured at 24 1/4, c-t. It was listed as a 24 1/2, close enough.
11-29-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By tfbike

Those are great examples. I have looked at...

Those are great examples. I have looked at several on the bay and most seem unmarked, guessing French. Just bought a used BB marked bsc so hoping the races and such are good. Headsets seem a little...
11-29-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By tfbike

Here are pictures.

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I do not believe it has been built. Yeah, I know Raleigh's brazing wasn't the...
11-28-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By tfbike

Thanks. I also ask on a different forum and found...

Thanks. I also ask on a different forum and found out Zeus marks theirs different, the 55 instead of 68, etc. Of course I then measured a couple of spindles I have and amazing! Also, and please...
11-28-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By tfbike

Zeus components

Specifically bottom brackets. I am used to Campy, Suntour and others with shell width markings, 68,70. I keep seeing Zeus marked (spindle length) x55? Like 118x55. What is the 55? Shell width for the...
11-28-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By tfbike

Thanks all for some great replies. I like the...

Thanks all for some great replies. I like the Zeus components, but of course they are tough to source in nice shape, or pricey. I have noticed Nervar cranks, but not the one's with the 50.4 bolt...
11-27-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,008
Posted By tfbike

Parts spec 72 Raleigh

Since I have a very clean Competition frame, I am pondering how to complete the build. I have other bikes I can ride, so I would kind of like to spec this out as close as I can. As we know, no...
11-25-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By tfbike

Looking for "schwinnderella"

Saw a post from you a year or two ago, concerning a dented Lilac Competition? I need a fork!!!!!!! Any chance it is still around?

Thanks
Tom in Wellington, Co
11-25-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By tfbike

Thanks all so far, off to a good start. The...

Thanks all so far, off to a good start. The seller listed it as a 24 1/2", but it measures more like 24 1/4, c-t. Head tube is 7 3/8. I have a new set of front dropouts, Zeus with eyelets. Most of...
11-25-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By tfbike

Raleigh Comp Lilac

Hi all, I think I started to post this a while back, apologies if duplicate. I recently purchased an extremely clean '72 Competition frame, Lilac color. Only issue is no fork. My seller didn't have...
06-12-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By tfbike

Ordering from Europe

I hope I can do this without causing problems. I am in the same boat as deux jambes. Ordered a poster from Serbia (Campy) May 13th. Still not here, and today (June 12th) is the last "expected" date....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,100
Posted By tfbike

Watched both parts, and agree with him being...

Watched both parts, and agree with him being tough to like and or dislike. I knew of him in the late 80's, Texas tri scene. He was a phenomenonal athlete back then. I always thought he discovered...
Forum: Touring
06-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,644
Posted By tfbike

I build wheels a couple of times a year. Built a...

I build wheels a couple of times a year. Built a set of 650B couple of years ago because it was hard to get what I wanted otherwise. I recently built a rear up, because I wanted to save a 27" rim and...
11-19-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,609
Posted By tfbike

I love the window treatment. Also like the...

I love the window treatment. Also like the Jamaica color Basso. I have a '87 Loto, Miami colors. Awesome job, gives me some ideas.

Tom in NoCo.
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