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01-30-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,129
Posted By evwxxx

Seems I have “always” been into c&v bikes,...

Seems I have “always” been into c&v bikes, starting when they weren’t c&v. 1962 found me yearning for a 10 speed bike like the very few I saw in the small calif town I grew up in, so I pestered my...
01-29-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,220
Posted By evwxxx

Looking closely, it appears the leather portion...

Looking closely, it appears the leather portion of the “laminate” seat is thicker than the non-leather portion. Using hand pressure, I can very slightly flex the seat in the wider areas, about the...
01-28-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,220
Posted By evwxxx

Picked up a couple of these just this past week,...

Picked up a couple of these just this past week, a mitica (magic) and an Epoca. On amazon the mitica was 64 bucks, so I ordered it, then saw the Epoca for 43! Couldn’t pass that up. So it is on the...
01-21-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By evwxxx

In any case, looks pretty much gas pipe,...

In any case, looks pretty much gas pipe, considering lugs and other things,,,
10-21-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By evwxxx

Hello, if you are still looking I have a Raleigh...

Hello, if you are still looking I have a Raleigh pro frame such as you are looking for, right color and size apparently, give me a note if you are interested in more details!
10-21-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,354
Posted By evwxxx

For brake hoods presume you have Weinmann...

For brake hoods presume you have Weinmann centerpulls on there, hoods that fit those pretty common, some even say Weinmann on them, but I would look for a pair of the "Carlton" hoods that came with...
11-04-15, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,895
Posted By evwxxx

Perhaps, but back in 2008 when I made that...

Perhaps, but back in 2008 when I made that comment seems like the CAD was a bit more on par with the USD,,,,,if memory serves!
05-03-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54,231
Views: 7,608,784
Posted By evwxxx

For anyone on the east side of the Cascades in...

For anyone on the east side of the Cascades in Oregon (or who just want to make a road trip from the Willamette Valley) this looks like a pretty good deal in Prineville. 2 good condition looking...
04-29-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,178,809
Posted By evwxxx

ISO - my holy grail, a Zeus criterium (or perhaps...

ISO - my holy grail, a Zeus criterium (or perhaps gran sport as well) non-drive side crank arm in 172.5 length. This is the one with the fluting similar to campy NR or gran sport, with the word...
04-28-15, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By evwxxx

No Ernie Clements transfer on the chainstay, nor...

No Ernie Clements transfer on the chainstay, nor were there any san remo transfers. "Black Diamond" was located on the forward part of the top tube. At the schwinn shop next to the Western Auto where...
04-28-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,275
Posted By evwxxx

I rode this a couple years ago, nice ride! Ran my...

I rode this a couple years ago, nice ride! Ran my Trek 728 with the Sugino AT triple up front, but really did not have to go out of the middle sprocket (42) much at all. Unfortunately this year I...
04-28-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By evwxxx

No problem, been away from the forums for a long...

No problem, been away from the forums for a long time, trying to get back into the flow. That catalog is a cool one, too bad fellow passed away so no longer available for purchase....From what I can...
04-28-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,178,809
Posted By evwxxx

Crank addict, I have several pairs of these 501's...

Crank addict, I have several pairs of these 501's but they are mostly "shells", so are missing the axles but chrome and everything else is very good. If you have the innards in good shape, then could...
04-28-15, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,718
Posted By evwxxx

Falcon black diamond facts

I am the ghost from the past with the 1962 falcon black diamond spec sheet. There is also a similar spec sheet at this site Picture Display - Full Resolution...
10-30-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 54,231
Views: 7,608,784
Posted By evwxxx

Pretty cool old JC Higgins/Puch from around 1960...

Pretty cool old JC Higgins/Puch from around 1960 I would guess in the Boise, Idaho area (30mi east). Check out that cool rear rack!
http://boise.craigslist.org/bik/3336906957.html
10-30-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,998
Posted By evwxxx

My 1962 Falcon Black Diamond came with Milremo...

My 1962 Falcon Black Diamond came with Milremo stem and hubs, which are exact matches of the Normandy high flange "round hole" hubs of the time.
10-27-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,178,809
Posted By evwxxx

Suntour hanger bolt

Jeirvine - Not sure what you mean by "threaded bushing" in your post. In your pic I just see the bolt threads sticking out beyond the thread-on portion. I believe that you have a bolt that I could...
10-13-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By evwxxx

I have one of these, the big chain ring...

I have one of these, the big chain ring (original) looks a lot like a campy Super Record or later Record style.
Replies: 4
Views: 4,036
Posted By evwxxx

Falcon has been making bikes a long time, and...

Falcon has been making bikes a long time, and they have been making the black diamond model a long time. Back in the early 60's, the black diamond model frame (not forks/stays) was made from Reynolds...
06-23-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 128,742
Posted By evwxxx

Was in Knoxville, TN the other day, downtown at...

Was in Knoxville, TN the other day, downtown at lunch. Seems like every bike I saw there was a classic of some sort, you could just see those exposed brake cables coming! But the best one was a...
06-23-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,015
Posted By evwxxx

Hey, I have 32/40's on my 62 Falcon and 52...

Hey, I have 32/40's on my 62 Falcon and 52 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix! But they are steel, of course. For the Falcon I had to go to 32/40 700c for an alloy wheel for daily rides,,,,
06-16-10, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,222
Posted By evwxxx

I ran into one of these Sears bikes back in 1975...

I ran into one of these Sears bikes back in 1975 or so. As the ad dbakl posted indicated, it did indeed have the steel campy record rear derailer as well as the record front derailler. It also had...
06-02-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By evwxxx

If you get a chance go check out the Strawberry...

If you get a chance go check out the Strawberry Bike shop in downtown Hemet, Ca, which is only about 30 mi from San Berdo. Don Neal (proprieter) opened the shop in the mid 1970's and has been there...
06-02-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By evwxxx

Brifter Repar

Thanks for the link to the repair guy! Maybe there is hope for my Shimano 600EX 8sp brifter yet!
06-02-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 54,231
Views: 7,608,784
Posted By evwxxx

Nice Bridgestone MB-1 on ebay from Blacksburg VA...

Nice Bridgestone MB-1 on ebay from Blacksburg VA area. I know the owner (Dave Abraham) and have actually seen the bike. I believe Dave will be up at the Cirque swap meet on Sunday (June 6) so there...
04-20-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,383
Posted By evwxxx

I have a Peugeot Orient Express mtn bike frame,...

I have a Peugeot Orient Express mtn bike frame, nice lugged frame made from the Tange MTB tubing, rear rack, shimano drops with rear hanger, etc.
08-27-09, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By evwxxx

The Competition often came with some fancy...

The Competition often came with some fancy "Capella" lugs that were different from the Nervex Pro's on the International. Searching thru the forums here for Capella and Nervex Pro lugs will show the...
08-27-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,446
Posted By evwxxx

The "BB" is the bottom bracket, or the place...

The "BB" is the bottom bracket, or the place where the crank axle (spindle) goes thru the bike frame to connect the two halves of the crank together. Often there are serial numbers and other...
08-27-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By evwxxx

Interesting to note that it has a light bracket...

Interesting to note that it has a light bracket braze-on on the fork. This is a kind of hallmark of english cycles up thru the mid 60's or so,,,Perhaps a Raleigh of some type (Record, Grand Prix, or...
08-26-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By evwxxx

Last time I got some of these it was at...

Last time I got some of these it was at BicycleClassics web site. No idea if they still have them or not.
08-25-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By evwxxx

Same as the OP here. Growing up I was lucky to...

Same as the OP here. Growing up I was lucky to get a Falcon for Christmas in '62 so I was able to be snobby and "look down" on the Varsities and Continentals, Royce Unions (my buddy had one) etc. ...
08-25-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,950
Posted By evwxxx

You will find that bike boxes come in different...

You will find that bike boxes come in different sizes depending on make and model of bike that came in that box, assuming you are getting one from LBS. To optimize size for shipping purposes, you...
08-24-09, 07:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,471
Posted By evwxxx

Same here, nothing listed.

Same here, nothing listed.
08-24-09, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By evwxxx

"Looks Similar" with Peugeots does not buy it....

"Looks Similar" with Peugeots does not buy it. They are pretty much all "similar", the devils in the details, thus actual pics (good quality ones) of your bike are required.
08-20-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,079
Posted By evwxxx

You can get those pulleys for about $10 or less.

You can get those pulleys for about $10 or less.
08-20-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By evwxxx

The "drag" may also be tire rubbing against chain...

The "drag" may also be tire rubbing against chain stays (frame) near the BB. Sometimes a wheel that looks aligned at the brake can be tilted into the chainstay down below, that creates quite a drag....
08-18-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By evwxxx

Never saw any bikes there, just old volvo parts!

Never saw any bikes there, just old volvo parts!
08-17-09, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By evwxxx

Huh, reminds me of the junkhard south of...

Huh, reminds me of the junkhard south of Gooding,,,,
08-13-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,333
Posted By evwxxx

Just wanted to live some place where I did not...

Just wanted to live some place where I did not have to water the lawn! Such as,,,Western Virginia
08-13-09, 01:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,333
Posted By evwxxx

Hey nimbuscrenel, you are in Boise? Dang, I just...

Hey nimbuscrenel, you are in Boise? Dang, I just moved out of there last year after 16yrs, taking about 20 bikes with me, several which would have fit you, including a Bertin, Raleigh International,...
08-11-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By evwxxx

With that metal "tag" under the BB with the...

With that metal "tag" under the BB with the serial number on it pretty sure to be a Peugeot PX10, considering the Nervex lugs and chrome rear chainstays.
08-06-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,238
Posted By evwxxx

We can only imagine what type of frame this came...

We can only imagine what type of frame this came off of!
08-05-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By evwxxx

better get down there before 4:30 or the price...

better get down there before 4:30 or the price goes up!
08-05-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,274
Posted By evwxxx

Motobecane Bar Covers

To Trakhak, I have come across a couple sets of these Motobecane-branded "Faux leather" bar covers, one on an 80's Motobecane Jubilee Sport, and another on a nice set of Belleri bars and stem I...
08-05-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By evwxxx

Depends on how much shipping is to the Canada....

Depends on how much shipping is to the Canada. One thing I suggest is shipping only the stuff you want to keep, the deraillers, steel cranks, seatpost, even pedals could stay in france from what I...
08-05-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By evwxxx

Replacement pulleys are available, and other...

Replacement pulleys are available, and other brands may work if you have simplex. I think Suntour derailler pulleys will work in Simplex, while Shimano derailler pulleys will work in most older...
08-04-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By evwxxx

Way cool old bike there Searjeo!

Way cool old bike there Searjeo!
08-04-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,827
Posted By evwxxx

Many bikes (colnago super, higher end Peugeots...

Many bikes (colnago super, higher end Peugeots come to mind) came with all chrome forks on painted frames, so it is not unusual to see.
08-03-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,588
Posted By evwxxx

Hmmm,,,,I believe my competition has the fully...

Hmmm,,,,I believe my competition has the fully sloping crown also. Anyway, bodacious bike Neal!
08-03-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By evwxxx

That original Simplex Prestige model was/is...

That original Simplex Prestige model was/is notorious for having the plastic crack at different locations in the clamp, such as at the bolts, I have several, couple taken off Raleigh Supercourses,...
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