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07-20-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,730
Posted By Pcampeau

1960 Carlton Franco Suisse ...

1960 Carlton Franco Suisse
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07-14-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,248
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks for coming back and reporting how your...

Thanks for coming back and reporting how your claim went, this could be any of us one day. Now that youíve got your compensation check, Iíve got a 1980 chrome Voyageur 11.8 that Iíd happy to sell for...
07-12-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Pcampeau

Huret derailleurs (if original) combined with...

Huret derailleurs (if original) combined with Nervex Pro lugs, should mean 1971. By 72 the Super Course was again equipped with Simplex Prestige as it was in 1969 and earlier. Nervex lugs were only...
07-11-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Pcampeau

Some good advice has been given so far but if you...

Some good advice has been given so far but if you plan on riding the bike be sure it fits you or itís eventual recipient properly before you do anything at all.
07-10-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By Pcampeau

I use the subject tire jack and find it handy...

I use the subject tire jack and find it handy mainly for difficult to seat brand new folding tires. Iím a fan of using only my hands or tire levers when possible but some stubborn tires need more...
07-10-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,490
Posted By Pcampeau

Nice! You did buy it. It looks as good as it did...

Nice! You did buy it. It looks as good as it did in the ad. It also appears to be nicely outfitted, are you keeping it this way or do you have other plans?

Since you previously asked about itís...
07-04-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,700
Posted By Pcampeau

I saw this one come up for sale too and I hope...

I saw this one come up for sale too and I hope you get it. It looks great! Without more info to narrow it down specifically, it should be 1974-77 time frame. The paint color and decal scheme was...
06-30-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Pcampeau

Thereís a Raysport for sale near me for $150.00....

Thereís a Raysport for sale near me for $150.00. I wish it were a size larger. Looks to have been repainted though....
06-30-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By Pcampeau

This is the closest I can get to a waterfall...

This is the closest I can get to a waterfall today
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06-30-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 125,557
Posted By Pcampeau

My 1980 Holdsworth Special purchased for $100.00...

My 1980 Holdsworth Special purchased for $100.00 on May 14th 2022, refurbished and officially back on the road yesterday June 29th....
06-30-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,428
Posted By Pcampeau

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06-29-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

Okay, hereís some pics of the final product, just...

Okay, hereís some pics of the final product, just before sundown with the sun coming straight over the lake behind me....
06-29-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

Starting to get somewhere on this build. ...

Starting to get somewhere on this build.
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06-28-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

Finally took some time off from work and got...

Finally took some time off from work and got around to disassembling and cleaning this today. Here are some before cleaning pics of the frame....
06-25-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,316
Posted By Pcampeau

ďFrom the land of sky blue watersĒ ...

ďFrom the land of sky blue watersĒ
Hamms Brewing

My Sky blue Gitane....
06-24-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,112
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations on the successful knee...

Congratulations on the successful knee replacement and may the second surgery go as well. Hopefully this doesnít mean youíve outgrown the Raleigh Carlton.
06-22-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,428
Posted By Pcampeau

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24th street bridge over Interstate 35W Minneapolis...
06-19-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Pcampeau

Some photos of the empty frame before cleaning...

Some photos of the empty frame before cleaning and polishing. Only the headset left to remove. Iíll start cleaning it this week. ...
06-18-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 995
Posted By Pcampeau

Pearl White head tube no matter which color you...

Pearl White head tube no matter which color you select for the remainder of the bike. Do this and it will always look great.
06-18-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Pcampeau

A few more pics: ...

A few more pics:
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06-18-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By Pcampeau

Peugeot PXN10 Super Competition From A Thrift Store

This has been sitting at a thrift store and on Craigslist at $150 for a couple of months now. I finally stopped in and picked it up today. Itís not a well put together ad and thatís probably why it...
06-18-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,473
Posted By Pcampeau

Frame is bent to be sure! Itís smashed pretty...

Frame is bent to be sure! Itís smashed pretty hard. The bike is a lower end model called ďSportifĒ and not a Professional. Iíve had a couple of Sportif bikes come through my hands and they are not...
06-17-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By Pcampeau

I loved reading this story! Thanks for sharing.

I loved reading this story! Thanks for sharing.
06-16-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By Pcampeau

Yes, I think the GB bar and stem along with that...

Yes, I think the GB bar and stem along with that head badge really dress this frame up nicely. I donít love every part that came stock with my early 70s Galaxy but the GB bar and stem feel like...
06-15-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,013
Posted By Pcampeau

Normandy Luxe Competition. Cones! cones! cones!

Normandy Luxe Competition. Cones! cones! cones!
06-14-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 857
Posted By Pcampeau

I do hope itís a Paramount pic for post...

I do hope itís a Paramount pic for post 10,000ÖÖor maybe a Raleigh Pro?
06-13-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 203,224
Posted By Pcampeau

Itís from 1986 and it looks Great!

Itís from 1986 and it looks Great!
06-12-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 641
Posted By Pcampeau

I agree with Mr. 66, it looks early 70s.

I agree with Mr. 66, it looks early 70s.
06-11-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By Pcampeau

Yeah, that one is loaded with good useful parts....

Yeah, that one is loaded with good useful parts. If youíre like me you never run out of places to put Suntour Cyclone GT derailleurs.
06-06-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 433
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations to him on getting a new bike and...

Congratulations to him on getting a new bike and learning to ride it! The Grand Touring is a awesome first bike because itís genuinely fun to ride. I hope he has great year biking to and from school.
06-05-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Pcampeau

I ride Panaracer Pasela Protites 27Ē x 1 1/4Ē on...

I ride Panaracer Pasela Protites 27Ē x 1 1/4Ē on easy rails to trails gravel over fairly long distances and in my experience they are pretty good. Long lasting and comfortable but with a small weight...
06-04-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Pcampeau

I always enjoy the videos. I think you did the...

I always enjoy the videos. I think you did the right thing with the Mercians, they look great!
06-01-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,656
Posted By Pcampeau

My 1953 Chrome Rotrax Super Course. I still...

My 1953 Chrome Rotrax Super Course. I still havenít finished rehabbing it yet, but one day I...
06-01-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,656
Posted By Pcampeau

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A pic of my 72 Paramount from last fall.
05-31-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,069
Posted By Pcampeau

Step right up, youíre turn indeed. Looking...

Step right up, youíre turn indeed. Looking forward to the reveal. No such thing as a bad Paramount, theyíre all at least pretty good, if not fantastic. Should be interesting.
05-31-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,010
Posted By Pcampeau

This has been my experience with Panaracer...

This has been my experience with Panaracer Paselas PT version as well. I ride in urban areas too and I never get flats on them. I used to ride the non-PT version and had more flats than any other...
05-26-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks, yes this is the original paint color from...

Thanks, yes this is the original paint color from 1972.
05-26-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pcampeau

Well hereís my ďthis will work for nowĒ build....

Well hereís my ďthis will work for nowĒ build. Iíve heeded Juvelas advice and switched the stem and bars again. The other setup seemed to cinch up okay but Iíll not take any unnecessary risks with...
05-22-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

It was an amazing bargain but itís really...

It was an amazing bargain but itís really impressive how well the seller took care of it all of these years. He bought it new in the early eighties and itís been sitting around unused for awhile now...
05-18-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 456,005
Posted By Pcampeau

Youíre clearly local to me. Iíve been watching...

Youíre clearly local to me. Iíve been watching this one for days and hoping it would go to a good home. Congratulations! It looks to be in pretty good shape. Iíd have bought it if I didnít already...
05-18-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 193,471
Posted By Pcampeau

I was out riding my 78 Raleigh pro when I spotted...

I was out riding my 78 Raleigh pro when I spotted this early 70s Raleigh Competition. Thought Iíd pose my bike next to it for a photo. Glad to see itís still in service and putting miles on despite...
05-15-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

I went to the Twin Cities Bike Swap today and...

I went to the Twin Cities Bike Swap today and found a few pieces I needed for the Holdsworth....
05-14-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

I appreciate the advice on removing the...

I appreciate the advice on removing the freewheel, these are my first ever Phil hubs. It does fit me but itís getting near the bottom of my range. I havenít decided on a build yet but the Twin Cities...
05-14-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

Ooooh, You have shown me that I like $75...

Ooooh, You have shown me that I like $75 Holdworth bikes too! Nice restoration!
05-14-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

Thanks machinist42!

Thanks machinist42!
05-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,541
Posted By Pcampeau

This is what a $100.00 Holdsworth Special looks like. UPDATE

Listed on marketplace for $100.00, I had to race to get this one. It was being sold alongside an early Dawes Windrush which was only $10.00. Someone used Venmo to pay for the Dawes before I got...
05-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 193,471
Posted By Pcampeau

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Itís not often I see a PX10 locked to a post. Iím...
04-24-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pcampeau

Yes, I inspected the bars yesterday and Iím quite...

Yes, I inspected the bars yesterday and Iím quite suspicious that they may be sagging. As I looked through old TDF threads on Bike Forums I didnít see any other examples of handlebars that look...
04-22-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 915
Posted By Pcampeau

Always keep in mind that there is much more to...

Always keep in mind that there is much more to factor in than just the initial purchase price of the bike. If I were looking at purchasing this example, Iíd note that it has has rusty cables, an old...
04-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pcampeau

The steerer does not indicate Reynolds or NERVOR....

The steerer does not indicate Reynolds or NERVOR.
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