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08-11-12, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Laurence_13

Update - Sorry I havent been on in ages, had a...

Update - Sorry I havent been on in ages, had a hectic few months... still not finished, but heres how it's looking at the moment, need some new tyres definately, and a lot more cleaning to do :)...
12-04-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

quick update - Box of bits turned up on saturday,...

quick update - Box of bits turned up on saturday, thankyou very much to barchettaman - top bloke! given the frame a good polish and gently sanded down the rust, I'm going to leave it as is at the...
11-30-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Laurence_13

Off to work now, I'll ahve a look when I get...

Off to work now, I'll ahve a look when I get back. Did have a quick look at bikedecals.net but theres none there though :( thanks for the reccomendations.
11-30-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Laurence_13

Custom decal makers/Raleigh richmond decals?

Who's the man for these? had a quick browse on google and nothing came up, is there anybody able to make them? they're on a transparent background with gold writing and a silver outline...
11-29-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,872
Posted By Laurence_13

I see :) thanks, i'd have probably ruined many a...

I see :) thanks, i'd have probably ruined many a good saddle in the future if you hadn't told me that!
11-29-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks :) todays gone really well, the components...

Thanks :) todays gone really well, the components on it that i've seen so far clean up like new! Got up thismorning with the intention of going to see another raleigh, pretty much the same but a...
11-28-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,872
Posted By Laurence_13

Forgive me if I'm being extremely stupid here,...

Forgive me if I'm being extremely stupid here, but can you not put dubbin on the saddles? At least thats what it's called in the UK? Its like a grease you put on leather boots and leather products (i...
11-28-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Flippin hell! If you're ever in the UK and need a...

Flippin hell! If you're ever in the UK and need a hand... a place to stay for a bit or a puncture repair kit I'm happy to help. Plan to do a europe trip with my dad on a couple of laverda 500's in a...
11-28-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

:injured: thats me... now are you serious? Or is...

:injured: thats me... now are you serious? Or is this some kind of initiation prank :twitchy: haha :) even so, thankyou :D I owe you one... a massssive one. :D :D :D
11-28-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

You serious?! :O Wicked, how much do you want for...

You serious?! :O Wicked, how much do you want for them? I'm in the process of sending you an email now, thanks :D
11-28-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Laurence_13

I wish :) I've been offered a Raleigh winner (I...

I wish :) I've been offered a Raleigh winner (I think) 5 speed for 30 quid, in pretty good condition, i'm going to see it tomorrow :)
11-28-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By Laurence_13

urgent; Bike model ID it's a raleigh, but anyone know what model?

Hi does anybody know what kind of raleigh this is? the frame isn't the same as my raleigh 501 frame but thats as much as I can get :lol: I can go and pick it up tomorrow for 30 if I want, but is it...
11-28-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

thankyou :)

thankyou :)
11-28-11, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Laurence_13

Thats a great help! was already doing most of...

Thats a great help! was already doing most of them... just checked the local tip... they aren't allowed to sell on bikes for health and safety reasons :O and i'll be keeping an eye on the newspapers
11-28-11, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks for the replys, theres a few I'm watching...

Thanks for the replys, theres a few I'm watching on ebay at the moment, a couple of raleighs and a falcon... i'm swaying toward the falcon though if it goes cheap enough :)
11-27-11, 01:27 PM
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Views: 655
Posted By Laurence_13

England

England
11-27-11, 10:41 AM
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Views: 655
Posted By Laurence_13

Wanted: Vintage Road bike/racer

What've you got? Sorry if it's in the wrong place mods... wasn't sure where to put it.
Got a limited budget so nothing worth loads... also must be fairly close to dorset, although i can travel if...
11-27-11, 03:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Another question! Are the brake and gear cables...

Another question! Are the brake and gear cables still easy to come by? Or should I make sure I keep these ones on the shelf?
11-27-11, 03:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks, that's exactly what happened! the right...

Thanks, that's exactly what happened! the right hand dropped slightly and i thought i was imagining things, so I pulled it back up, and it came clean off! :lol: Thanks for the advice, luckily dads...
11-25-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

I've spent today thinking about it, Decided i'm...

I've spent today thinking about it, Decided i'm going to keep an eye out for a bike that has less value to me (luckily theres one less than 5 miles from me on ebay) that already has drop bars and has...
11-25-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

I'll have a look! thanks for the reccomendation,...

I'll have a look! thanks for the reccomendation, I've been looking for a new saddle... oh and some handlebars haha :)

Edit. Good grief haha! you seen the price of them?!
11-25-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Right, heres the new pictures I said I'd do,...

Right, heres the new pictures I said I'd do, sorry for the amount there is!
http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu273/laurence_13/DSCF3308.jpg...
11-25-11, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Ok thanks for the information! at the moment...

Ok thanks for the information! at the moment then, I've found the exact same bars I've got with levers for 25 quid... so i think I'm going to buy them just so if I want to I can keep it as it was for...
11-25-11, 05:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks for the reply, Found some identical bars...

Thanks for the reply, Found some identical bars on the net after a day and a half of searching, now its deciding weather I want them or drop bars? I don't know weather my grandad bought it new, and...
11-25-11, 05:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks, when people say mtb... is this a mtb of...

Thanks, when people say mtb... is this a mtb of its day?! Or just a town bike?

got another question for everyone, When the bike was new, what would the rims have been like? Highly polished and...
11-25-11, 04:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Ok, I'll just clean it up then. Thanks ...

Ok, I'll just clean it up then. Thanks



Thanks for the advice, if I'm ever stuck I know what to use now :) As I'm doing work experience at a motorbike shop, i've got endless supplies of...
11-25-11, 02:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

thanks for the feedback, I'd prefer as original...

thanks for the feedback, I'd prefer as original bars as possible, but if I have to go for drop bars then i'll get them :o

The mudguards won't be going don't worry, they keep me from getting dirty...
11-24-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Yes, the mudguards are terrible at the moment!...

Yes, the mudguards are terrible at the moment! Does that mean it's a rare bar then? shet. :(
11-24-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

thanks i'll try some of them :) the handlebars...

thanks i'll try some of them :) the handlebars snapped! I just put the brake lever in the stem to hold it out the way on the photos
11-24-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

It's quite alright don't worry about it :) Us...

It's quite alright don't worry about it :) Us younguns often do it, so it's all good haha... yes, very lucky! they didn't just drop off instantly, it sort of did it slowly, so I had time to get...
11-24-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks for the advice, should be some good...

Thanks for the advice, should be some good reading!



I seem to have been misunderstood... This is not my performing stunts or jumping off kerbs bike, I have a high spec xc bike for that, I...
11-24-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Anybody got any ideas where to start?

Anybody got any ideas where to start?
11-24-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

I know right! right on the main road as well,...

I know right! right on the main road as well, lucky there wasn't anything behind me or I'm sure i'd have been in hospital, most cars do about 50mph down there.



They're butted tubes, it's...
11-24-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Thanks! right, i'm bringing it in the kitchen and...

Thanks! right, i'm bringing it in the kitchen and getting photos now haha
11-24-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,124
Posted By Laurence_13

Where to start with restoration? Is it worth it? Pics up

Hi, to save on two threads, i'll whack it all in here...
introduction - I'm laurence, i'm 17, live in Dorset, South of england. Working for apple conservatries and doing work experience at a local...
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