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09-11-19, 06:40 PM
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Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Yessir. Dang!

Yessir. Dang!
09-06-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Present. ...

Present.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/356x200/200_bdd41c46586befd30793ef4d05efe60fab2ac8d5.gif

Frame is still available. Inquiring party responded to promptly via...
08-14-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

You could also run 700x35 as it is.

You could also run 700x35 as it is.
08-12-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Bump. How about $100 net to me?

Bump. How about $100 net to me?
08-07-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Had a member offer up some hardware on Monday....

Had a member offer up some hardware on Monday. Will check back in if I need anything further. Thanks, all!
08-05-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Bump

Bump
07-29-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

WTB: MAFAC Racer Brake Pad Hardware

In need of the hardware to mount the pad holders to the arms. Do not have a set for reference but I believe that would be the following for each caliper.

2 x daruma/eye type bolt
2 x specific...
07-15-19, 09:55 AM
07-02-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

The other posters are correct. This model...

The other posters are correct. This model originally came with bar end shifters, but the downtube has a brazed on stop/nub and band clamp downtube shifters can easily be used. Price is $120 net to me...
07-01-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: 25.5" (63cm) 1978 Raleigh Super Course Frameset + Extras

This is a project that I'm not going to complete. I completely disassembled this, cleaned, lubed and reassembled. Reynolds 531. Suntour GS polished dropouts. 63 cm x 57 cm C-C. Head tube is 22.4 cm....
06-27-19, 12:00 PM
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Views: 500
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Props for excellent photo.

Props for excellent photo.
06-08-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Yep, that's exactly what it is. It's one of my...

Yep, that's exactly what it is. It's one of my better tape jobs.



Thanks to the search function in the iPhone's photo app, I found some. I just uploaded them to the Flickr album. Only found...
06-07-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

I have a Columbine hanger brazed on my chainstay...

I have a Columbine hanger brazed on my chainstay and I'm very glad it's there, but for packing I think it's just easier to remove the chain and put it in a freezer bag. Quick links FTW again.
06-06-19, 07:10 PM
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Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Great scenery on this page.

Great scenery on this page.
06-06-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Yeah, many thanks to -holiday76 for hosting and...

Yeah, many thanks to -holiday76 for hosting and planning. This was a lot of fun.



Never again. Sad thing is I swore them off but continued to use this one even though I'd broken it once before...
06-06-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

The stock spindle was 118mm, I believe, and...

The stock spindle was 118mm, I believe, and would've been intended for a 43.5mm chainline (120mm rear spacing, 5s freewheel). I believe rustystrings61 is correct regarding the taper. So I think you...
06-01-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

I see what you did there. ...

I see what you did there.

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He rode a wheelie...
08-22-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

You are no authority on the subject of cool or...

You are no authority on the subject of cool or kids, sir. I'm on to your hip uncle bit; not buying it.
06-24-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: 25" 1973 Schwinn World Voyageur

This is a case where the word rare is objectively true. I've never seen another World Voyageur in this size. My working theory is that the original owner, who was a career Schwinn employee (I believe...
06-24-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

As I mentioned above the rear hub includes axles...

As I mentioned above the rear hub includes axles and an end cap for either 126mm or 130mm OLD. I will send the wheels in the buyer's preferred configuration and obviously include the other parts.
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06-17-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: Suzue Classica HF / H+Son TB14 Hard Ano 32h 700c FW Wheelset

Tubes and tires are brand new but not included unless you want to pay retail as I'd have to replace them.

I built these up but haven't used them. Someone should be.

Suzue Classica sealed...
05-20-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,613
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Came here to check; glad to see a post from you. ...

Came here to check; glad to see a post from you.

It's a harrowing story.
09-20-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Full photo album (https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4GVrcd) ...

Full photo album (https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4GVrcd)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4382/37183964352_7d410bd79e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YDPx8E)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/YDPx8E) by ColonelJLloyd...
09-20-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: New Brooks Pro Titanium Black with rain cover

It's had the initial Proofide applied per instructions, but I can't get enough setback with my frame and current stash of seat posts and I don't want to use other posts. Saddle has a 10y warranty via...
09-01-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Sold Obviously I can't comment on it...

Sold



Obviously I can't comment on it from a riding standpoint, but the overall length and width are nearly the same. However, the Berthoud might look a little flatter from side to side...
09-01-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: NIB Berthoud Aravis Titanium - Black

I've never needed anything but a Brooks Pro on a road bike, but when I wanted a titanium framed leather saddle for a build I took the opportunity to try a Berthoud. This thing is beautifully...
08-10-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

OP didn't post a pic or update the thread. Making...

OP didn't post a pic or update the thread. Making the rest of us hillbillies look bad.
08-10-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

SOLD: Brooks Professional (Black)

Very nice black Professional. Steel rails. Some faint scratch/press marks as pointed out.

$85 shipped net of fees for Eastern and Central time zones. $90 for Mountain and Pacific. SOLD
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07-21-17, 06:38 PM
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Views: 2,027,452
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Killer, Phil! Just fantastic.

Killer, Phil! Just fantastic.
07-19-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

I'm pretty certain every Brooks Team Professional...

I'm pretty certain every Brooks Team Professional has very large, hand-hammered rivets. The model with the small rivets has only been around 10 years or so and is called the Team Professional...
07-19-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

My man who sports the birds on the bat!

My man who sports the birds on the bat!
07-19-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Yes. The usual axle worries don't apply here....

Yes. The usual axle worries don't apply here. Practically this hub is no different than a cartridge bearing cassette hub.

Wheels are built; just need to install the 130mm spacing end caps and...
07-19-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

FOUND: 8s FREEWHEEL 12-24 or thereabouts

Odd request, but figured someone might have one languishing away in the parts bin somewhere. 12t is ideal, but will consider 13t.
03-31-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,066
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Less issue of shudder is also a reason for linear...

Less issue of shudder is also a reason for linear brake on front so I'm told.

Is this classic CX geo with very little BB drop? How does it feel compared to your road bikes?
03-30-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 27,425
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8070/8154514099_f387...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8070/8154514099_f387939a4e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dqA1WF)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/dqA1WF) by ColonelJLloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/51002114@N03/), on Flickr
03-30-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 27,425
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8016/7504860210_fcf7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8016/7504860210_fcf764f22e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/crbnty)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/crbnty) by ColonelJLloyd (https://www.flickr.com/photos/51002114@N03/), on Flickr...
03-30-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,027,452
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Man, that's a great color scheme, PCB. Also one...

Man, that's a great color scheme, PCB. Also one of the best looking Columbines I've seen; often the lugs are a little over the top for me. No Columbine hanger on that one?
03-27-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,556
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Cool frame. Is the tubing metric or imperial? ...

Cool frame. Is the tubing metric or imperial?



Seat tube looks pretty slack to me. The steeper the HTA the lower the mechanical trail for a given fork offset and tire size. That said I don't...
03-21-17, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

cudak888 to the rescue! ...

cudak888 to the rescue! (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/639840-most-elusive-park-tool-has-surfaced-bent-headtubes-take-note.html)
02-07-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,660
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Pro tip: he keeps smoked brisket wrapped in foil...

Pro tip: he keeps smoked brisket wrapped in foil in his back jersey pocket and a water bottle filled with Cote du Rhone. The guy is class all the way.
02-07-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

No, it doesn't prove your point. Which is, I...

No, it doesn't prove your point. Which is, I gather, that GCN is biased against steel as a material for bicycle frames. The "point" of the second video I referenced was not about steel, carbon or any...
02-07-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,765
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Which, I think, most custom steel builders will...

Which, I think, most custom steel builders will agree with.



That probably says more about your own bias. If anything it just seemed he was pointing out that those in who dig in on any material...
01-25-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 36,377
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Beauty!

Beauty!
01-25-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,352
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

Another challenge might be finding a shop with...

Another challenge might be finding a shop with the tap (Park is $200 wholesale) that will be willing to use it to cut new threads versus chasing existing threads.

Finding a spindle and press fit...
01-21-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,527
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

This is about right, but there are a few builders...

This is about right, but there are a few builders who make/sell custom frames with all the braze-ons and what not for $1800-2200. Not to take away from your projects, which are super fun and I'm sure...
01-21-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,711
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

That is good looking powder coat. Do you know...

That is good looking powder coat. Do you know what brand they use and how many coats/stages your frame has? I'm going to have a frame powder coated soon and I'm thinking I'd like metallic or metal...
01-11-17, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

No.

No.
01-03-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,576
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

I've encountered that early freehub, but didn't...

I've encountered that early freehub, but didn't remember it being on the 11.8. I suppose that makes sense considering I replaced whatever wheelset it came to me with in short order.
01-03-17, 03:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,576
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

You (with Schwinn's help) are confusing/misusing...

You (with Schwinn's help) are confusing/misusing the terms cassette, freewheel and freehub. That said, yes, it's likely that your 6 speed freewheel is original.
01-03-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,608
Posted By ColonelJLloyd

That's kinda relative, right? Doesn't pretty much...

That's kinda relative, right? Doesn't pretty much every Raleigh of the 70s have a ~57cm top tube regardless of whether it's a 20.5" or 25.5" frame?
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