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04-09-11, 11:58 AM
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Posted By LisaG

I haven't yet had the opportunity to do a long...

I haven't yet had the opportunity to do a long ride--just hopped on to try it out (don't have the front brake on yet plus weather's been bad) and have been cleaning it up--though I think, for the...
04-09-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By LisaG

[QUOTE=katezila;12481144]I have a really...

[QUOTE=katezila;12481144]I have a really fantastic affordable leatherette saddle made by bell on my Schwinn Collegiate. I've gone 30+ miles on this in one ride and been surprisingly comfortable the...
04-09-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By LisaG

That saddle from Nashbar looks pretty good--I'm...

That saddle from Nashbar looks pretty good--I'm wondering if it rides OK for shorter distances (I'm mostly going to be peddling around town, or a short distance down a lfairly flat local bike trail)....
04-09-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By LisaG

I actually have a couple Wrights on my watch list...

I actually have a couple Wrights on my watch list on ebay. I find that the Brooks saddles get bid up pretty high, even the beat up ones--I'm thinking that if I go this route, the Wrights are still...
04-09-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By LisaG

Raleigh Colt non-Brooks saddle choices?

Hello, all--so I've picked up a pretty little Raleigh Colt for myself, and, being an utter newbie, am slowly going about the business of refurbishing. I've got it cleaned up and I've neutralized the...
04-09-11, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By LisaG

Thanks, Aaron--I've actually located a vintage...

Thanks, Aaron--I've actually located a vintage Raleigh front brake to install--I have to clean it up a bit, but it works fine. Of course, I'm aware that the braking on these vintage Raleigh...
Forum: Introductions
04-09-11, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By LisaG

No, I haven't posted it there yet--but I sure...

No, I haven't posted it there yet--but I sure will. Thanks for the info on the women's group. And thanks for the compliment on my bike--It's going to take a few weeks to get all the parts put...
Forum: Introductions
04-08-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By LisaG

Middle-age newbie, all thumbs

Hello, all:

LisaG here, a newbie well into my middle years. A couple of years ago, my husband and I purchased new Raleigh hybrids. I hadn't been on a bike in at least 20 years. I was never happy...
03-29-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By LisaG

Help a newbie! Front brake set for Raleigh Colt?

Hello! I'm new both to this forum and to vintage bicycles--but I've always loved things old and beautiful, and so when I decided it was time to start biking in my middle-aged years, I did lots of...
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