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05-30-15, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By neondave

I stopped by a bike shop today that had lots of...

I stopped by a bike shop today that had lots of old parts. I found a set of those holders with tabs. Stuck my Koolstop 'pads' in them and they work:thumb:
05-25-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By neondave

I was lookin' around saw this Some Vintage...

I was lookin' around saw this Some Vintage Brake Parts from Yellow Jersey Raleigh Modolo DiaCompe Zeus Campagnolo Mafac (http://www.yellowjersey.org/vinbrake.html) And the shoe with the...
05-24-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By neondave

I re checked that bolt , it was snug but could...

I re checked that bolt , it was snug but could have been tighter, so I cranked on it a bit . Between that and bending the arms a bit it seems ok for now.

Time will tell . :)
05-24-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By neondave

The Tektro looks good. Do the original cables...

The Tektro looks good. Do the original cables work with them ? Less flex than your old calipers ? I still have the steel rims , but the koolstop does a good job, when it's dry anyway.

...
05-24-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By neondave

1971 Raleigh Sports brake caliper upgrade ?

Been having a bit of a problem with the rear caliper . It flexes too much and the pad holders contact the frame. I bent the arms back and its ok for now, but I'm sure it will do it again. Too...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By neondave

A very old post I see, but I am having same...

A very old post I see, but I am having same issues . ( old Moto B , with Suntour V GT Lux ). My hearing is bad, but when riding today, I can feel the vibration resonating in my head , up through...
02-28-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By neondave

Thanks for the disraeli gears website. I have...

Thanks for the disraeli gears website. I have a Suntour VGT Lux, good for 34, maybe I'll just change the 32 for a 34 if needed ...............
02-28-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By neondave

Moto B casset swap , 5 to 6

Late70s, early 80s Moto B , ten speed.

Years ago I had a Moto B , 12 speed that I liked. Can I use a 6 cassett and shifting still be ok ?

It currently has a 14/32 . 14/34 would be...
02-23-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,204
Posted By neondave

Not quite like that. I keep thinking Rhode Gear,...

Not quite like that. I keep thinking Rhode Gear, but I may be hallucinating
02-22-15, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,957
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Posted By neondave

435567435565[QUIOTE=OldsCOOL;17575629]Ahhh,...

435567435565[QUIOTE=OldsCOOL;17575629]Ahhh, another C&V lover. Can you post a pic of your Moto?[/QUOTE] I bought it off a guy at work. He said he got it from orig. owner in 1979. I dunno, maybe...
02-22-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,204
Posted By neondave

Dang , the mounting bracket got tossed years...

Dang , the mounting bracket got tossed years ago:( . But I'd like to see your photo
02-22-15, 09:32 AM
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Posted By neondave

435545 1971 Raleigh Sports . Added Dyno hub , SA...

435545 1971 Raleigh Sports . Added Dyno hub , SA light set & Prestube minor rack & ol' Bevin bell & B66 .My other bike is a 1980 (approx.) Moto B
02-22-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,204
Posted By neondave

Back in the mid 1980s , I had a cageless bottle ,...

Back in the mid 1980s , I had a cageless bottle , wish I had a pic or name. A special plastic mounting clamp with a 'V' shaped cutout , and the bottle had its own molded in 'V' shaped dohicky that...
01-17-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By neondave

428886428887 No problem now. Pencil...

428886428887

No problem now. Pencil points to added flat washers to take up space. Just looking for other solutions members may have used
01-17-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By neondave

worn Raleigh Sports kickstand

I have a Raleigh 'Sports' , 1971 ,. It came with a generic steel kickstand. A few weeks ago I bought an alum. Raleigh stand to replace it.

The new stand was worn and prob. is the norm, it was...
01-10-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,349
Posted By neondave

I have a '71 Raleigh Sports . The crank is very...

I have a '71 Raleigh Sports . The crank is very close to the chain guard, maybe an 1/8". I have messed with it a bit but no better.

Every thing is 'close' on my bike. Mud guard supports , etc....
10-26-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By neondave

Thanks. I have a B 66 and the springs are the...

Thanks. I have a B 66 and the springs are the same dia. as the ( no name ) mattress saddle , but seem to be one coil/turn longer ,which would be good to give more distance between bottom of saddle...
10-25-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By neondave

new saddle springs , where to buy

Where can I buy new saddle springs, like the ones on a B 66 ? I have an old mattress type saddle that I would like to replace the coil springs, Thanks
10-19-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,901
Posted By neondave

The only # I see on seat cluster is 2289518 . ...

The only # I see on seat cluster is 2289518 . Rim says Sturmey Archer England , and I have pump pegs
10-19-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,901
Posted By neondave

Malaysia made Raleigh Sports ? how to tell

I have seen this in other post/threads, but still not sure. How can I tell if my bike ( 1971 )was built in England , or ?:eek:
10-16-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,416
Posted By neondave

The saddle has an 'A' with 84 below it.....

The saddle has an 'A' with 84 below it.. stamped in the rear frame, Made in 1984 ? This saddle looks like it's been on the shelf most of it's life. Like new.

I've only put a few miles...
10-12-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,416
Posted By neondave

Brooks, again Last years for 'Made in England ' ?

I just purchased , but have not picked up , a slightly used Brooks B66. The tag says made in England, I see new ones don't. So this may be a bit older of a saddle ? When did this change take place...
10-04-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By neondave

After about six phone calls to local bike shops,...

After about six phone calls to local bike shops, most said "well, we may have one" , one shop said yep, we got 'em

Brave New Wheel | Fort Collins Bike Shop | Custom Bicycles...
10-02-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By neondave

SA 3 speed hub , axle nut stripped

:cry: nothing else fits , correct ? Hope one of the local shops have an ol' one , or no riding this weekend:(


Do these strip easily ? I don't tighten that hard, but it is ...
10-02-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By neondave

Don't know if its much of a bargain , but make...

Don't know if its much of a bargain , but make your own length
Here is what they told me..

"one stick is a little over 9 inches



un cut sticks are $25 each. Do you want black or salmon ...
10-01-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By neondave

I will email them about stick/ price / length

I will email them about stick/ price / length
10-01-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By neondave

I have been emailing 'Cool Stop ' about salmon...

I have been emailing 'Cool Stop ' about salmon pads to fit original holders on the old '71 Raleigh Sports , I sent pics and approx. size of my holders/pads, here is the reply..



"This pad...
09-29-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By neondave

Got a set of cool stop pads for the front, work...

Got a set of cool stop pads for the front, work well, I'll be getting some for the rear also :thumb:
09-20-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By neondave

'71 Raleigh Sports brake pads & saddle

Are there new brake pads available to fit in the org. holders ? Also, My bike has a vinyl mattress seat, pretty comfy . Is there new parts available ( springs ) , etc. to rebuild these ? I...
09-13-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By neondave

Yea, wasn't looking for a big diff , 22 is...

Yea, wasn't looking for a big diff , 22 is great, just wanted a wee bit more. Help with small inclines without dropping into 1st:)
09-13-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By neondave

23 tooth Sprocket for '71 Raleigh Sports 3 speed

Shimano Sprocket For Internal Gear & Coaster Brake Hubs - Harris Cyclery bicycle shop - West Newton, Massachusetts...
11-28-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,276
Posted By neondave

since this bike is a Superbe / Sports , maybe...

since this bike is a Superbe / Sports , maybe the B66 is best. My saddle and handlebars are about even.

I had the Dyno Hub for awhile, then found a...
11-25-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,276
Posted By neondave

352574352575352576this is the saddle

352574352575352576this is the saddle
11-24-13, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,276
Posted By neondave

1971 Raleigh Sports saddle question

My Raleigh Sports has a black , vinyl I think , saddle. It has no markings on it, I thought it was original, but looking on epay today there was exact same saddle with a Schwinn tag on it. Could...
10-12-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,617
Posted By neondave

Is this the KS-CRSA ?? Thanks

Is this the KS-CRSA ??

Thanks
10-12-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,617
Posted By neondave

replacement brake pads , 1971 Raleigh Sports

Hello,

Is there a Kool Stop insert type brake pad that will fit my Raleigh pad holders correctly ? This will be the best choice for the old steel rims ?

I picked up a...
08-26-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,071
Posted By neondave

I was replacing a spoke on my Moto rear wheel, ...

I was replacing a spoke on my Moto rear wheel, the gear cluster was off , my dork disk is two parts, metal , just slightly smaller than the large /first gear sprocket with a plastic extension. I...
05-26-13, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By neondave

I just broke a spoke on my rear wheel also (non...

I just broke a spoke on my rear wheel also (non free wheel side ),and was hoping to sneak one in myself, but free wheel needs removed ?.

My experiance has been when one breaks, the others are...
07-29-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By neondave

S.A. Dynohub light bulbs

Im running an LED in my headlight , but have been trying a few diff incandesent bulbs just to see how much light I can get.

The closest value to the orig ( 6v .2amp ? ) found at ACE...
07-29-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,212
Posted By neondave

Just lookin' at my '71 Sports , all nuts are on...

Just lookin' at my '71 Sports , all nuts are on the drive side ! Is this nuts or what !?:rolleyes:
01-02-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By neondave

Hi, how is your hub working ? My '71 does the...

Hi, how is your hub working ? My '71 does the same thing , when I stop pedaling, there is a bit of a ' click '. I figured it was normal ? I dunno.

The bike shifts great and there should...
12-06-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By neondave

UOTE=gmt13;13561508]The generic cotters are...

UOTE=gmt13;13561508]The generic cotters are cheap, but I would guess that there is not a monumental difference in quality from these custom cotters. The difference is that you may have to file the...
12-03-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By neondave

'71 Raleigh Sports cotter pins

Has anyone got C pins from this place ?


http://harmonywaterrestoration.com/cotterPin_pg.html


Ive read most cotter pins bike shops stock are cheap O ? These may be good quality ?
...
11-26-11, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By neondave

the drop in replacemnt LED bulbs from the Gentleman Cyclist

How have they worked for you with a Dynohub ? Long life ? Keep ther brightness ?


Thank You ,dave
11-13-11, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By neondave

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11-12-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By neondave

Raleigh Sports ,1971, front fender clearance

The front most edge of the front fender is only about 1/8" from the tire. I dont see anyway to change this.

No big deal, its not rubbing, but still seems too close. Maybe this is the...
11-11-11, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By neondave

:thumb: No, Ill just trash...

:thumb:

No, Ill just trash it:thumb:
11-11-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By neondave

It is best to remove it it seems . Ill keep it in...

It is best to remove it it seems . Ill keep it in a baggie. :-)
11-10-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By neondave

SA 3 speed hub 'cleaner' ?

Just a quick question. My '71 Sports has a leather strap loosely hanging around my rear hub.

Is this factory ? Keeps the hub clean ?
10-31-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By neondave

I just got a pair of LED's in the mail from the...

I just got a pair of LED's in the mail from the Gentleman Cyclist and went out riding on a nice Halloween night. The bulbs work quite well with the SA Dynohub, like that strobe affect too;) ...
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