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11-02-16, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

I love them...

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d48/ntoben/Raleigh%20International/IMG_4956_zpso3q4ppcd.jpg?621



Below, my all original 1974 20.5" Int, provided for size and brake comparison. No it is not...
11-06-15, 08:42 PM
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Views: 106,231
Posted By Maxturbo

Well done! :thumb:

Well done! :thumb:
10-20-15, 10:11 AM
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Views: 7,319
Posted By Maxturbo

Any post starting out with... :rolleyes: ...

Any post starting out with...

:rolleyes:

That appears to be statement leading UP to a question which I think you answered yourself when you discovered that someone slapped a later dated decal...
10-20-15, 04:24 AM
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Views: 7,319
Posted By Maxturbo

So what is your question? If after breaking...

So what is your question?

If after breaking down the serial number to determine if the bike is in fact a Super Tourer, then if so it has apparently had a series of modifications over the years....
05-08-15, 05:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,308
Posted By Maxturbo

Along the lines of this toe-in brake block...

Along the lines of this toe-in brake block discussion...I shimmed slightly my newly installed Kool Stops recently to eliminate squealing. All the time while contemplating and then carrying out the...
05-01-15, 05:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,053
Posted By Maxturbo

'74 Raleigh International

Test ridden and put up 41 years ago. Original down to the tag. ;)

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/International/Int3016_zps236f1c98.jpg
...
12-17-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,661
Posted By Maxturbo

Concur. Nice! :thumb: I took a similar road...

Concur. Nice! :thumb:

I took a similar road bike mod approach with another ST that I have.

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Super%20Tourer/Pedals004.jpg
12-10-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 106,231
Posted By Maxturbo

The "B" indicates 1967! The build year at least,...

The "B" indicates 1967! The build year at least, for possibly a 1968 model year offering as you suspect.

Determining the Age of a Raleigh (http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/dating.html#1967)
12-10-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 106,231
Posted By Maxturbo

I had an ADGA leather saddle on my stock '74. ...

I had an ADGA leather saddle on my stock '74.
http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-what-s-worth-appraisals-inquiries/763133-1970-s-era-raleigh-grand-prix-questions.html

You may be...
12-10-14, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Maxturbo

It looks '73/'74ish (with the brake lever...

It looks '73/'74ish (with the brake lever extensions) to me. ;)

What is the serial number?
11-13-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,689
Posted By Maxturbo

I've got a black Bellini. Small, unobtrusive, not...

I've got a black Bellini. Small, unobtrusive, not very loud. Just a simple "dinger". It's not one for traffic congested, noisy surroundings where you want to make yourself blatantly known. More small...
11-09-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,661
Posted By Maxturbo

The small chain ring is all "sharks teeth" and...

The small chain ring is all "sharks teeth" and probably a skipper. New and good / used ones are out there though on occasion. 122 BCD as I recall.

Check the chain. I'll bet it too has worn to an...
11-09-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,661
Posted By Maxturbo

Congrats! Pretty cool, although she has had a...

Congrats! Pretty cool, although she has had a hard life.

MY main ride. I love em'.

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Super%20Tourer/Rack002_zpsa2fd3b92.jpg
10-29-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,705
Posted By Maxturbo

1976 Raleigh USA price list to accompany the...

1976 Raleigh USA price list to accompany the Canadian one posted earlier. :)

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Bike%20Parts/76RaleighPriceList_zps87ff4415.jpg
09-12-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By Maxturbo

Late to the party...nice bike but not an ST. At a...

Late to the party...nice bike but not an ST. At a minimum...the brakes are wrong, particularly the rear cable bosses and the headset brand too as pictured.

Pump pegs were 1974 only, FWIW.
09-02-14, 05:02 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

A "new" International!

Raleigh International Bicycle 21 5 in Reynolds 531 Campy Mint in Original Box | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/121422649353?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649)

I think that I'd find...
08-18-14, 04:24 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 106,231
Posted By Maxturbo

Nice ride! I know the feeling. That was my...

Nice ride!

I know the feeling. That was my first purchase a few years ago, (a '74) after decades away from riding. :thumb:
Lots of cleaning, polish, lube and an up-grade or two, but well worth...
08-16-14, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Maxturbo

It turned out well and has a new home in NYC. :)...

It turned out well and has a new home in NYC. :)

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Comp%20GS/81CompGS_zps9881ea5d.jpg
...
08-14-14, 05:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By Maxturbo

But that is precisely what he did! :rolleyes: ...

But that is precisely what he did! :rolleyes:



I'm not a huge fan of e-bay FWIW, from their (I think excessive) fee charging perspective, but it is what it is. One can choose to use them or...
08-13-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By Maxturbo

Shipping discount my behind. :mad: I just...

Shipping discount my behind. :mad:

I just sold a bike on the Bay and was quoted their "good deal" 40% discount shipping on a quoted $130 shipping charge (adjusted to $88.00). Ignored their offer...
07-29-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,683
Posted By Maxturbo

I second IRD FW's! :) Smooth and SUPER...

I second IRD FW's! :)

Smooth and SUPER quiet.

Bilenky Cycle Works (http://www.bilenky.com/#%21woodchuck-approved/cko0)

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Super%20Tourer/St1.jpg
07-25-14, 05:41 AM
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Views: 769
Posted By Maxturbo

OR do e-Bay! :roflmao2:

OR do e-Bay! :roflmao2:
07-25-14, 04:33 AM
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Views: 769
Posted By Maxturbo

Ouch...

:lol:

Vintage Brooks Leather Bicycle Seat Raleigh Schwinn Phillips Robinhood | eBay...
07-24-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Maxturbo

Researching on e-Bay, and I think that I have my...

Researching on e-Bay, and I think that I have my era answer... :)

'74 Raleigh International


http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/International/E-bayInt_zps1f29b603.jpg
07-24-14, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Maxturbo

Nice, but they are shooting for the moon, IMO!

1974 Raleigh International Bicycle Copper | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/191259703817?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649)
...
07-24-14, 11:29 AM
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Views: 952
Posted By Maxturbo

What is a "Mounting Bike"? :rolleyes:

What is a "Mounting Bike"? :rolleyes:
07-24-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Maxturbo

And this toward the seat post top, correct? :) ...

And this toward the seat post top, correct? :)

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Bike%20Parts/Pump_zps8bbcbd4b.jpg
07-24-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Maxturbo

Clips plural? Doesn't the protective...

Clips plural?

Doesn't the protective (rubberized) bottom end simply reside in the bottom "V" of the seat and down tube?
...
07-24-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Maxturbo

A Carlton frame pump...

Does anyone have knowledge as to dating, history of, or otherwise commenting on this recently obtained pump of mine?

It is further Schrader stem style hose equipped, FWIW.

I'm hoping for early...
07-02-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By Maxturbo

OR as Sheldon also suggests... ...

OR as Sheldon also suggests...



Determining the Age of a Raleigh (http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/dating.html#kent)
07-01-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By Maxturbo

Looking for answers to your fender eyelet...

Looking for answers to your fender eyelet question, I pulled up the 1976 Raleigh USA catalog. I see no mention of a straight up "Raleigh Professional", but do see the "Track", "Team" and "Mark IV"...
06-17-14, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

Ah! To the concept in general. I got ya'! :) ...

Ah! To the concept in general. I got ya'! :)

To each his own. I'm not a fan, but to PAINT that International I give kudos to the artist.
06-17-14, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

Look and read again. It's yes and yes. ;)

Look and read again. It's yes and yes. ;)
06-17-14, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

Yours is a sticky-back applique, no? :rolleyes: ...

Yours is a sticky-back applique, no? :rolleyes:

His is PAINTED on! :eek:
06-17-14, 04:35 AM
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Posted By Maxturbo

THIS is different!

1972 Raleigh International. 54cm frame.


(http://hartford.craigslist.org/bik/4506615846.html)

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06-09-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,690
Posted By Maxturbo

Try Google for hits like... Giant MCM from...

Try Google for hits like...

Giant MCM from 1997 - 7.57kgs - Weight Weenies (http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=106872)

Maybe from there you can strike up an additional...
06-05-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

I searched up some amplifying info... ...

I searched up some amplifying info...

http://search.bikelist.org/getmsg.asp?Filename=classicrendezvous.10912.0385.eml
06-05-14, 04:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,845
Posted By Maxturbo

I'm simply saddened to hear this and wish that...

I'm simply saddened to hear this and wish that you were close enough for me to possibly assist you with your collection, however you choose to dispatch it. I'm a huge fan of your posts and uploaded...
06-04-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By Maxturbo

I'll work on the pics soonest.

I'll work on the pics soonest.
06-04-14, 09:07 AM
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Views: 943
Posted By Maxturbo

Nice! :thumb: I'd say a 1971 based on the...

Nice! :thumb:

I'd say a 1971 based on the serial # and my '71 by comparison.

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/International/1_zps0bd07c59.jpg
06-03-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

That works too! Thanks for the input.

That works too! Thanks for the input.
06-03-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Well, both of my Campy Gran Sport crank arms are...

Well, both of my Campy Gran Sport crank arms are dated "0", so I'm going with a 1980, although possibly a 1981 model (using pre-year) manufactured assembly parts. :)

That's as close as I can get...
05-31-14, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

I'm working on this lead. 1982, full Campy, made...

I'm working on this lead. 1982, full Campy, made in Japan.
...
05-30-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Interesting stuff guys. Thanks. I'm going...

Interesting stuff guys. Thanks.

I'm going to check for component date codes next as time permits.
05-29-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Ta da! :) And yes, the saddle is already...

Ta da! :)

And yes, the saddle is already history. Will opt for a Brooks "Pro", or similar before I'm done.



http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s295/Maxturbo/Comp%20GS/Comp011_zps0931604c.jpg...
05-29-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Just remember, this is a Comp GS (Gran Sport),...

Just remember, this is a Comp GS (Gran Sport), verses a full blown "Competition". ;)

Also... I would have guessed maybe white tape, if taped (not foam) at all.

The brake levers are Campy, if...
05-29-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Are you needing the whole unit or just the ring...

Are you needing the whole unit or just the ring gizmo?

PM me if you want just the ring. It's yours. ;)
05-29-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Then I may be off on the year, as it HAS a Made...

Then I may be off on the year, as it HAS a Made in Japan sticker on the seat tube.
05-29-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Maxturbo

Nothing conclusive, as 1980 catalogs are rather...

Nothing conclusive, as 1980 catalogs are rather elusive it seems. :(

http://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_catdata.html

On-line Googled pics, the same.
05-29-14, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,080
Posted By Maxturbo

And if worn and stretched, THAT probably caused...

And if worn and stretched, THAT probably caused the chain ring issue. A new chain could buy the next owner some time, but I wouldn't attempt any additional removal of cog material, sharpening or...
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