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06-17-19, 08:09 AM
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Posted By jahue

Vintage Raleigh Super Grand Prix 1979. Should I Part it Out?

I was recently gifted a Raleigh Super Grand Prix from 1979 made in England . It was given to me for parts (it does ride fine) the guy that gave it to me just wanted rid of the bicycle. I was really...
05-28-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By jahue

My first thought on seeing the post was that just...

My first thought on seeing the post was that just doesn't look right. Hypothetically what are you guys thoughts on what it would have been?

I have a pdf catalog from the 70s there are parts of a...
05-28-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By jahue

That was kinda my thoughts. It's commonly known...

That was kinda my thoughts. It's commonly known that MAVIC was supporting riders in the 70's but there is no mention of what services were provided outside of tire changes. I reached out to MAVIC for...
05-28-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By jahue

Identifying a "vintage" MAVIC Support Bicycle

Guys, I need some help.

I am looking to figure out what frame is being used in a "vintage build". Short story to get you guys on the same page. I recently stumbled across an article about MAVIC...
05-28-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,442
Posted By jahue

Northern Alabama, Northern Mississippi, Southern...

Northern Alabama, Northern Mississippi, Southern Tennessee.
05-28-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,042
Posted By jahue

As others have said it depends on where....

As others have said it depends on where. Nashville is a hipster over populated hell, with extremely overpriced bicycle shops catering to expensive wall hangers. Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga...
05-28-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,149
Posted By jahue

My wife has several vintage bicycles that she...

My wife has several vintage bicycles that she loves. When we first started riding she complained constantly of being sore (neck, shoulders, butt, arms) I chalked it up to just not being conditioned....
05-28-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,384
Posted By jahue

For those restoring "rusty" parts I use a product...

For those restoring "rusty" parts I use a product called evapo-rust you can look on their website for a list of retailers but it's readily available. It won't hurt paint and does some amazing things...
05-28-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,116
Posted By jahue

I have this book saved in my wish list... do you...

I have this book saved in my wish list... do you know how much of the book is dedicated to Centurion? I know the preview shows Centurion, but I have several other books that maybe dedicated two pages...
05-28-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,680
Posted By jahue

Another Centurion Fan here, but the older models...

Another Centurion Fan here, but the older models 79 backwards for me seem to have a similar quality and craftsmanship to the Italian bicycles.
05-23-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By jahue

Efficient Velo! It's not "cheap" but it worth it....

Efficient Velo! It's not "cheap" but it worth it. However you could make a copy with a fairly competent machinist but probably not for the price.
05-23-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By jahue

Man I love the centurion. I have my...

Man I love the centurion. I have my father-in-laws from the early 70s the thing is a tank.... and I mean tank it weighs a ton.
05-23-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,376
Posted By jahue

Saddle Soap... I don't know what the official...

Saddle Soap... I don't know what the official brand is but its made for saddles. I use the Proofide but the saddle soap seems to penetrate better. I use the saddle soap every month or so and the...
05-23-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,155
Posted By jahue

I use a large fluid writing pen by Kemper tools....

I use a large fluid writing pen by Kemper tools. It has a reservoir that holds several drops of paint and gives you excellent control. You can get them on Amazon.
05-23-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,442
Posted By jahue

We have the opposite problem here (southern us),...

We have the opposite problem here (southern us), we have a lot of demand but very few quality bicycles. That is unless you order from eBay or the likes.
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