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07-10-13, 03:52 PM
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Posted By waverley610

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I needed a new tyre for the front and...
02-22-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By waverley610

Very similar set up to a 1920's James 2 speed...

Very similar set up to a 1920's James 2 speed with sloping top tube that was out on our ride last weekend; I wish that I had taken a picture as it really was that nice a specimen.

In fact I wish...
09-18-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

Thanks. Very similar to this one on ebay...

Thanks. Very similar to this one on ebay #360487163122
A 1940's ever ready (never ready!) battery lamp which I had going spare.

The dyno-hub fitted could easily supply lighting but would ...
09-17-12, 02:37 PM
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Posted By waverley610

A few months ago I posted here a '59 Raleigh as...

A few months ago I posted here a '59 Raleigh as found in a hedge where it had been living for several years,
I only took it away as the farmer gave it me but then just couldn't resist the challenge...
08-20-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

Boy and Bicycle ~ Tony Scott RIP

Sad news today of British Film Director, Tony Scott's untimely death.

Tony is seen here starring in brother Ridley's first film, which was shot on location in their native Hartlepool, taking...
07-25-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

Hedge Fund (find): Out for a midweek ride on...

Hedge Fund (find):

Out for a midweek ride on the old roadster, stopped at a chicken farm, farmer says "That's an old bike, I've got one just like it been laying in the hedge for last three years,...
07-25-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,669
Posted By waverley610

We also enjoyed a great evening last Thursday,...

We also enjoyed a great evening last Thursday, rocked up on time, pitched the tent during the only dry 5 minutes all day, then off for ahem promised local refreshment before visiting the museum, a...
07-09-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,669
Posted By waverley610

poprad I've now fixed things up with...

poprad

I've now fixed things up with Phillipe and he's going to (very generously) open up the museum for me and my pal at 6pm on Thursday,
we've found a camping site within a few miles to stay...
07-04-12, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,669
Posted By waverley610

No really. So close! Just had a look and Arlon is...

No really. So close! Just had a look and Arlon is only 4k off our route, Mark is there any chance we could get a viewing, I see the website says open by appointment only?

Chas
07-04-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,669
Posted By waverley610

So close! Will be driving through Belgium on 12th...

So close! Will be driving through Belgium on 12th July on the way to Landeck Austria for our annual whitewater kayaking trip, boats on the roofrack not bikes.
Didn't see your original thread. Will...
05-28-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

A few weeks back I posted some pictures of my...

A few weeks back I posted some pictures of my first lightweight; a 1954 James Arrow Ace, purchased from the original owner who rode & toured it for 54 years; Just how he managed without a roadster...
05-28-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,913
Posted By waverley610

Nooooooo! This is C&V we don't do modern day but...

Nooooooo! This is C&V we don't do modern day but practise 'method cycling'

I've just picked up a good as new c1952 Leatheries L99. Which was their B17 equivalent, (Leatheries a Birmingham firm...
04-18-12, 02:26 PM
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Posted By waverley610

Thanks. Could have gone in the 'saved from the...

Thanks. Could have gone in the 'saved from the dump' or 'show us your vintage touring bikes' threads just as easily.

Hub is a 54 2; technically an 8 speed !? I had to post here being a hub gear...
04-18-12, 12:06 PM
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Posted By waverley610

Direct from original owner who rode & toured this...

Direct from original owner who rode & toured this machine for 54 years before ill health ended his wheeling. A little air into the rear tyre and rode out 20 miles on Sunday.

JAMES Arrow Ace 1954...
03-21-12, 08:42 AM
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Posted By waverley610

Name the builder? or How to relax those...

Name the builder?

or How to relax those frame angles!

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=242114&d=1332340930
02-10-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By waverley610

Ride over to Greece and pay off the national debt?

Ride over to Greece and pay off the national debt?
02-05-12, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,876
Posted By waverley610

In the current Veteran Cycle Club newsletter...

In the current Veteran Cycle Club newsletter (no.347) there's a page and half article on
The Great Cycletouring Boom of the 1970s where the writer (Steve Griffith) has much praise for the Galaxy,...
01-30-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By waverley610

I'll see your 1919 shop (possibly?!) and raise...

I'll see your 1919 shop (possibly?!) and raise you a 1911 shop...

but when I went to visit last week it had closed!

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=235471&d=1327946015
12-01-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,817
Posted By waverley610

Love the old postie bikes, this one belongs to a...

Love the old postie bikes, this one belongs to a pal and was actually for the 'cleaner' to ride around in when he cleaned the phone box's with a bucket and sponge! ...
10-23-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,955
Posted By waverley610

Northerner's; Stateside please read 'Southerners'...

Northerner's; Stateside please read 'Southerners'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DqvXRd64Mo
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10-19-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,955
Posted By waverley610

It's so ironic that in London the Upper Middle...

It's so ironic that in London the Upper Middle Classes have taken to cycling and vociferously berating delivery drivers as they tinkle by, (the same delivery drivers who a generation ago were getting...
10-12-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,301
Posted By waverley610

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6044/6237180033_dc7...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6044/6237180033_dc7d532387_z.jpg

Last weekend's 'matchlit ride' a dozen veteran machines complete with oil or acetylene lamps riding through London's Royal Richmond...
08-20-11, 07:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,770
Posted By waverley610

Either will do. As the 'con-man' said while...

Either will do.

As the 'con-man' said while being interviewed on the radio today:

"Nobody buys a drill because they want a drill... they buy a drill because they want a hole".
08-19-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

Thanks Super Moderator, I'm getting to grips to...

Thanks Super Moderator, I'm getting to grips to with it now, so best start taking some nice images to share.
08-18-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

A thread 45 pages long and *still* no obvious...

A thread 45 pages long and *still* no obvious answer to " How to post images without them appearing so small!? "

Lots of folk are having problems it would seem. Yet some new users manage it...
08-18-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=215136&d=1295724839test
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6063/6053046105_aab3e00f43_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6053046105/)...
08-18-11, 01:06 PM
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Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/600832959...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/[img]http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/[img]
08-18-11, 01:03 PM
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Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/600832959...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/
08-18-11, 12:58 PM
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Views: 119,631
Posted By waverley610

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/600832959...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/Test

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/6008329593/" title="Wood Brothers Liverpool 1950 by waverley610, on Flickr"><img...
08-14-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By waverley610

Fantastic. Haven't seen this year's highlights of...

Fantastic. Haven't seen this year's highlights of the show on BBC TV yet, must keep a look out next weekend.
07-16-11, 04:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,986
Posted By waverley610

There is a very real difference in the quality of...

There is a very real difference in the quality of vintage and modern brooks saddles... the thickness of the hide.

Since B.S.E the mad cow disease blighted the land of cattle, all must now be...
07-15-11, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

I try to apply the maxim of one pint for every...

I try to apply the maxim of one pint for every ten miles... and that ain't Snapple!:innocent:
07-14-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By waverley610

100 images. 100 Lost bicycle shops. 100 years. UK.

C&V's

Thought you may be interested in viewing our flickr group now showing one hundred images
of one hundred lost bicycle shops from England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales.

Please feel free to...
07-14-11, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By waverley610

100 images. 100 Lost bicycle shops. 100 years. UK.

C&V's

Thought you may be interested in viewing our flickr group now showing one hundred images
of one hundred lost bicycle shops from England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales.

Through google-maps...
05-29-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,768
Posted By waverley610

rhm, As the file is protected, I can't do much...

rhm, As the file is protected, I can't do much with it, drop me your email via pm and will try to send by return.
05-28-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,768
Posted By waverley610

1937 Hercules Sports Tourist (F) ? I spy...

1937 Hercules Sports Tourist (F) ?

I spy your chainring, brazed on reflector eye, correct pump pegs, front and rear Hercules caliper brakes, 26" wheels ..and what looks very like your lamp bracket...
05-25-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

After Rudge's death; D.Rudge & Co merged with The...

After Rudge's death; D.Rudge & Co merged with The Whitworth Cycle Company Ltd of Birmingham in the late 1890's; and eventually became Rudge Whitworth Ltd

The Red Hand within a spoked wheel was...
05-19-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

From 1937-9 three speeds were stamped AW7 AW8...

From 1937-9 three speeds were stamped AW7 AW8 AW9, from 1940 they used double figures, here's an AW9 on a 1936 Rudge I sold last week;
So that dates the hub, but the front mudguard looks (to me)...
05-07-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By waverley610

http://genetics.mgh.harvard.edu/hanczyc/pdfs/satri...

http://genetics.mgh.harvard.edu/hanczyc/pdfs/satriggersjuly06.pdf

Welcome to the three speed world Uprighter, do let us see what you pick out .
05-05-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,657
Posted By waverley610

Indeed the term push-bike was once commonplace.

Indeed the term push-bike was once commonplace.
05-04-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,951
Posted By waverley610

The 1947/8 catalogue shows a loop frame ladies...

The 1947/8 catalogue shows a loop frame ladies roadster 22" frame 28" x 1 1/2" rims, single speed, rim brakes, black with gold lining.

The 1957 catalogue shows no loop frame models available, so...
05-03-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,951
Posted By waverley610

Looking at his ride, I bet @clubman wishes he had...

Looking at his ride, I bet @clubman wishes he had your pedals! So do I for that matter.

And the 14 40 stamped on the Perry Coaster brake should relate to the number of (spoke)holes; i.e. 40
05-03-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,951
Posted By waverley610

Rudge Whitworth originally from Coventry were...

Rudge Whitworth originally from Coventry were bought by EMI and relocated to Hayes Middlesex 1937, before moving to Nottingham and being bought by Tube Investmests (Raleigh) in the 50's. (not sure if...
04-16-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,404
Posted By waverley610

http://www.hm.com/gb/product/78540?article=78540-A...

http://www.hm.com/gb/product/78540?article=78540-A#article=78540-B the UK link
03-03-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,994
Posted By waverley610

No but I do have the Indian guy texting while...

No but I do have the Indian guy texting while riding his motorbike!

http://youtu.be/ZoDSqGKaUNU
03-03-11, 06:09 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,612
Posted By waverley610

..and I love to kayak. Bicycling, kayaking it's...

..and I love to kayak. Bicycling, kayaking it's all about living in the moment!
192093
01-24-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

Comrade were out of Darlastan, in the West...

Comrade were out of Darlastan, in the West Midlands intensely industrialized; 'the nuts and bolts' of England's manufacturing, including bicycles.
...
01-23-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

Much later wheels, a '67 AW sleeve. At 26"...

Much later wheels, a '67 AW sleeve.

At 26" the frame isn't quite the extra large size these bikes come in, 28" and even a 30" I've seen! First time for me riding on 28" wheels and does feel very...
01-22-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24,040
Views: 2,838,959
Posted By waverley610

187087 A recent acquisition, mystery double top...

187087
A recent acquisition, mystery double top tube, possibly Comrade Cycle Co. Be nice to get a positive ID on the maker, any thoughts?
...
11-07-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,989
Posted By waverley610

177275 30" Frame 1933 BSA Tri-chrome special ...

177275
30" Frame 1933 BSA Tri-chrome special
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8728562@N06/4451077371/sizes/l/in/photostream/
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