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09-29-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By cb400bill

From the Headbadge website ...

From the Headbadge website

https://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_Raleigh_Cat_81_6n7_LG.jpg
09-29-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By Phil_gretz

Emma Peel for the win.

Emma Peel for the win.
09-29-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By Kabuki12

I bought my wife one new in 1980 or so when her...

I bought my wife one new in 1980 or so when her other bike was stolen off our sail boat. We weren’t driving cars so it was her transportation for a few years. Never any trouble out of that bike and...
09-28-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By ryansu

IMHO I would hold out for a nicer Moto I once...

IMHO I would hold out for a nicer Moto I once worked on a Mirage of that size, 23, and it fit like a glove so after I sold it I started looking for something nicer in the Motobecane line and finally...
09-28-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By Oldbill

I used to work in a cycle touring shop back in...

I used to work in a cycle touring shop back in the 80's and I bought a Touring 14 (burgundy) for personal use. Good frame, and I did it up as a full on touring 18 speed with many custom bits. I just...
09-28-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By bwilli88

Nice bike, waiting for some more pictures.

Nice bike, waiting for some more pictures.
09-28-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By rdkill

Fleeting bicycle

While browsing the web tonight I came across an ad for a bicycle called "Fleeting". From what I can make out from the few pictures the nameplate says Fleeting and I can make out "Made in Spain" on...
09-28-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By polymorphself

Awesome, I’ve wanted one of these. Somebody...

Awesome, I’ve wanted one of these. Somebody locally has this one, a 1980.

...
09-28-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Like finally getting to the center of an unbitten...

Like finally getting to the center of an unbitten Tootsie Roll Pop.
Enjoy! :thumb:
09-28-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By schind1324

I have to agree on the year early 80's as we...

I have to agree on the year early 80's as we opened our Raleigh Bike store in 1980 and I was there until 83 when I graduated HS and joined the Navy and we had a Touring 14 at that time.
09-28-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By 3speedslow

Good to see the rear rack still attached, they...

Good to see the rear rack still attached, they were frame size specific.

Looks nice!
09-28-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By Schreck83

It's been hiding out waiting for you. I don't...

It's been hiding out waiting for you.
I don't think those were made for more than a year or two, 1982 maybe? Graphics suggest Raleigh rather than Raleigh Cycle Company of America. From Japan? I...
09-27-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1981) Tom Kellogg, John Stinsmen, and Jim Redcay

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...
09-26-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 58,279
Views: 8,512,542
Posted By J.Higgins

Might be SoCal, but all I can think about is...

Might be SoCal, but all I can think about is Crockett and Tubbs right now.
09-25-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By Medium Size Dog

Once again I thank you all for chiming in so...

Once again I thank you all for chiming in so quickly with helpful info. 3alarmer, I think this photo shows the bead of which you speak and while lightweight is nice i like ryansu's assessment and I'm...
09-23-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By rogerm3d

Sometimes there is a wake up call about old bikes...

Sometimes there is a wake up call about old bikes and nostalgia to be had, but I feel like if you approach old bikes with an understanding of what they are there is enjoyment to be had. My favorite...
09-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By iab

Doing something the second time is rarely as...

Doing something the second time is rarely as memorable as the first.

I tried it. I liked it. But there is so much more new to try, more than I can do in a lifetime.
09-23-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By sheddle

Every time I think this, and then I see someone...

Every time I think this, and then I see someone on a nicely maintained Schwinn cruiser and just think "huh, that'd be cool..."
09-23-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By conspiratemus1

I have no nostalgia for the dentistry of my 1950s...

I have no nostalgia for the dentistry of my 1950s childhood, either. But at least we didn’t have anti-vaxxers then. Nobody died from opposition to water fluoridation. But boy were our teeth rotten....
09-22-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Cranksets and Efficiency

Cranksets evaluated were CAMPAGNOLO Gran Sport, CAMPAGNOLO Nuovo Record Road, EDCO Competition Aero, EXCEL Rhino, GALLI KL Aero, GIPIEMME Special, MAVIC Serie 600, SAKAE Aero X, SAKAE CRC 301,...
09-22-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By cyccommute

A Terry Symmetry, of course. The woman was tiny.

A Terry Symmetry, of course. The woman was tiny.
09-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Johno59

1903 Sunbeam for the Champ.

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The Queen of my collection...
09-22-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By iab

I understood your point. Haven't seen many China...

I understood your point. Haven't seen many China Marxists. I have seen plenty of old white men telling me how to live my life.
09-22-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By gugie

Mods should close this one down, obviously gone...

Mods should close this one down, obviously gone political. I come here to discuss bikes, not politics.
09-21-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 341
Posted By sd5782

I have one of those stems and went at it with my...

I have one of those stems and went at it with my belt sander. Had to get pretty aggressive for the first bit and less aggressive later for a better finish. Use a regular stem a bit as a guide to have...
09-20-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 629
Posted By scarlson

Yeah sometimes people have an undersize post in a...

Yeah sometimes people have an undersize post in a frame for years. I've seen it. The binder bolt will still hold the post up, but the ears that it holds together may be angled and the slot may be...
09-19-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

She rides any damn bike she wants to, punk.

She rides any damn bike she wants to, punk.
09-19-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By debade

It would be a tandem and the stocker would not...

It would be a tandem and the stocker would not have pedals. She would generously carry the load herself.
09-19-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By davester

Actually, a mixte frame is not a woman's bike and...

Actually, a mixte frame is not a woman's bike and would be totally appropriate. RBG spent her entire career trying to equalize the law as it applied to both men and women. As wikipedia says, "Mixte...
09-19-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Classtime

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would...

Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would she ride a mixte or some other "women's" bike. I hope she haunts you in your dreams and you see/hear her laughing while you hang on your...
09-19-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wileyone

Not cool.

Not cool.
09-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By gugie

Brian would have been proud to build a custom for...

Brian would have been proud to build a custom for her.
09-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By scarlson

The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder...

The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder Woman badge....
09-19-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Bianchigirll

I am sure if Bianchi made high end ladies frames...

I am sure if Bianchi made high end ladies frames she would ride a Bianchi but this is classy enough for her
...
09-19-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By bikemig

Don't forget a wicker basket.

Don't forget a wicker basket.
09-19-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,365
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Raleigh Sports in black.

Raleigh Sports in black.
08-27-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By Gaff

I found a set of NOS Suntour Power Ratchets. ...

I found a set of NOS Suntour Power Ratchets. Looking forward to giving them a try.

Thanks again.
08-27-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Suntour Barcons are the standard for friction...

The Suntour Barcons are the standard for friction bar end shifting.

While most bar end shifters will have a friction option, IMO dedicated friction shifters are better for your application if...
08-27-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By wintermute

I have new Dia Compes controlling Shimano Deer...

I have new Dia Compes controlling Shimano Deer Heads on my drop bar MTB conversion. Between the micro-ratcheting on the DIa Compes (which allows you to run with less friction) and the Centeron lever...
07-06-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 58,279
Views: 8,512,542
Posted By bear_a_bug

What do you reckon this model is? Original paint,...

What do you reckon this model is? Original paint, or no?

Either way, doesn't look like a waste of $350:
...
07-06-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By coolguymihai

I've been looking everywhere for weeks now trying...

I've been looking everywhere for weeks now trying to find all of this info, and within a couple of days you've pretty much solved everything for me! I guess this means I can get that '86 Traveler...
07-05-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,100
Posted By noglider

I'm with Kurt. I used to look down my nose at...

I'm with Kurt. I used to look down my nose at stem shifters, but they're perfectly suitable.
07-05-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,100
Posted By jblackmd

I like the downtubes. They’re not going anywhere.

I like the downtubes. They’re not going anywhere.
07-04-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The Le Tour name in 1981 had other names with...

The Le Tour name in 1981 had other names with it--there was no standalone "Le Tour" model--only Super Le Tour or Le Tour Tourist etc. Was it any of those? Below the Le Tour Tourist was the Sports...
07-03-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6,538
Views: 588,563
Posted By billnuke1

5 Park Tool cone wrenches: 13mm-17mm to add to...

5 Park Tool cone wrenches: 13mm-17mm to add to the RV bike tool set...like brand new and less than wholesale...and, oh, yeah, the most used sizes......
07-02-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By bwilli88

I never saw the bike in person, got it from...

I never saw the bike in person, got it from nlearner and he sent it directly to gugie
As sold to me, nlearner's pic...
07-02-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By seedsbelize

Well I just started thinking about a 650b...

Well I just started thinking about a 650b conversion on my 80 Trek 414.
07-02-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By seedsbelize

Same. It's shocking how easy it is to do that....

Same. It's shocking how easy it is to do that. About half of mine come out like that
07-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By ctmullins

For this build, the difference between the old...

For this build, the difference between the old 700x28 and the new 650x42 is a reduction in diameter of at most 3mm. So, negligible in terms of standover height, but transformative in terms of ride...
07-02-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By noglider

canklecat, everyone is different, but somehow I...

canklecat, everyone is different, but somehow I can adjust to stuff like that easily. When I'm on a bike at risk of pedal strike, I coast through turns without thinking about it. You might be able...
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