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01-18-23, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,240
Posted By GranSport70

My Two, Factory Chromed, Raleigh Grand (Gran) Sport.

The bicycle is a rare 1968, Raleigh, Chromed Gran(d) Sport, I have two of them. I rode one from S Miami to San Fransisco via Boulder in 1972 with my friend, Bill Metcalf. He rode a Raleigh...
01-12-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,516
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never participated in this thread since...

I've never participated in this thread since joining BF-C&V back in 2005, primarily because I lived in the NH mountains for 20 years, and I needed more than a three-speed to manage my hills.
...
01-08-23, 03:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 890
Posted By merziac

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11-13-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,042
Posted By tkamd73

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78 Supercourse
11-12-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,072
Posted By Mad Honk

Kurt, It looks like you save me from...

Kurt,
It looks like you save me from spending $ that I promised myself not to spend. Now I'm going to finish the Bwilli frame and fork for my winter project. Smiles, MH
11-03-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,184
Posted By DiegoFrogs

I think I remembered reading that the drop...

I think I remembered reading that the drop bar-ends should point at the rear axle...

Still, I deal with people in traffic every day with no regard for others. I'm just happy to see people riding...
10-15-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,138
Posted By TimmyT

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome,...

I have a Clive Stuart. It doesn't have chrome, but it has bad paint. It is from the late 1950s/early 1960s. No forged dropouts. Reasonably light.
...
10-15-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,597
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

As others have said, Dura-Ace 7700 GS, which I...

As others have said, Dura-Ace 7700 GS, which I have on my Trek 720 right now. Works beautifully either friction or indexed. If I had to go with a different one, it'd be a Dura-Ace 7800 short cage....
10-11-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By RustyJames

bwilli88 It sounds like long-term the Ultegra...

bwilli88 It sounds like long-term the Ultegra would stick out like a sore thumb. If that is the case, swap it.
09-14-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 24,896
Posted By Mad Honk

I might also request that a picture of the "Crap"...

I might also request that a picture of the "Crap" within that is under the tax folder and the zuchini pie plate. The pie plate has been seen a bit more than most would like, even though it is a...
09-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By sloar

My first RB-1

After all the years this is the first RB-1 Iíve had the opportunity to buy. Popped up this morning an hour away, but the price was so good I couldnít pass on it. Just finished overhauling it and...
09-01-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,885
Posted By bikemig

1981 Raleigh Record Ace

This has to be one of my slower builds but I'm hoping to get this done over the Labor Day weekend. This version of the Raleigh Record Ace (and there were at least 5 different versions) was only sold...
08-24-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By shoota

Nice, I need to contact him about my Zunow. Thanks

Nice, I need to contact him about my Zunow. Thanks
08-19-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 3,726,925
Posted By Germany_chris

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08-16-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 3,726,925
Posted By Tango1

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Something a little different - Kuwahara restomod
08-02-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,560
Posted By ascherer

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07-30-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,038
Posted By sloar

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07-27-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By t2p

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DTH 2.15's are substantial - almost no need to go to...
07-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,766
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was more spiritual than that ...

It was more spiritual than that


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07-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,603
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after ...

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after my crash Sunday. We listed home for sale 7/1, despite not quite ready, expecting no response over 4th weekend. But Monday got great offer from out...
06-26-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,766
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-21-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,117
Posted By nlerner

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03-01-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,224
Posted By icemilkcoffee

BTW if you're doing mountain rides, those nice...

BTW if you're doing mountain rides, those nice anodized rims might not be the best option, especially in combination with old single pivot caliper brakes. Anodized rims are more slippery than rims...
02-07-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,242
Posted By gugie

What many of us read... I'm in charge of 8...

What many of us read...

I'm in charge of 8 humans, 44 villas, 25 private pools, 2 communal pools, 3 jacuzzis (hot tubs), 8 hotel rooms, 2 restaurants, a chateau, the health spa (inc. one hot tub...
02-02-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,105
Posted By fender1

My current rando set up. ...

My current rando set up.


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12-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,518
Posted By Velo Mule

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3...

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3 speed. I am embarrassed to post a picture among these beauties, but keep in mind that this project in still in it first steps. There will be more to...
09-27-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,631
Posted By Colorado Kid

To answer many of your questions, the reason why...

To answer many of your questions, the reason why I chose to have my LBS do most of the restoring work is because I had cancer. Specifically multiple myeloma. Before the cancer left my body, it...
06-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By con50582

Fixed

gugie got this thing right. A true craftsman and I highly recommend his help if you need a torch with the artist/mechanical knowledge to get you right. Cant thank him enough. ...
06-09-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By Rolla

Pshhht. You guys and your fancy "wrenches" need...

Pshhht. You guys and your fancy "wrenches" need to HTFU.
...
04-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,831
Posted By thumpism

Always glad to spend someone else's money!

Always glad to spend someone else's money!
03-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,831
Posted By Clang

Scapin - $200 (Minneapolis, MN) ...

Scapin - $200 (Minneapolis, MN)

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...
01-24-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,977
Posted By Raleigh71

Thanks! Appreciate the info!

Thanks! Appreciate the info!
12-08-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,730
Posted By Straightblock

Colin Laing track bike Iíve had since 1979. The...

Colin Laing track bike Iíve had since 1979. The original owner drilled it for brakes and had it set up with derailleurs. I had it repainted 30+ ago and got the later Colian decals from Colin Laing a...
12-03-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,253
Posted By Koyote

If you read up, you'll find that the top three...

If you read up, you'll find that the top three choices are the cradle-style hitch-mounted racks from Thule (T2 pro xt2, I think it's called), Kuat Sherpa 2.0, and the 1up models.

They are all...
08-25-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,995
Posted By djkashuba

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Centurion Pro Tour (https://flic.kr/p/oPsYrX) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
08-05-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,793
Posted By 79pmooney

My first fix gear ride, the pedals leveled me. ...

My first fix gear ride, the pedals leveled me. Literally. Three oncoming cars. I wanted to pull a left turn. Going ~20. (I was a novice racer). So I coasted, left pedal down. It shot me a...
07-16-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,594
Views: 586,937
Posted By ascherer

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved...

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved version. Prefer black, but any color.

Thanks!
05-28-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,831
Posted By machinist42

Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate - Too Small Too

1985 Schwinn Paramount P13-9 55cm bicycle - Full Campagnolo drivetrain - $600 (Virginia Beach)Posted 2020-05-28 10:57

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04-10-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,065
Posted By Daven27

Hey guys, Finally I have decided to buy that...

Hey guys,

Finally I have decided to buy that Specialized Rockhopper. Final price was 105$ including shipping. I guess it's a nice price for a vintage in a decent condition. I guess it will come...
03-16-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By mikemowbz

The last pre-'W'-format Worksop serial? 1973 Carlton Professional A9999

As Worksop-built Raleigh aficionados are aware, there was a notable transition in serial # format 1973/1974 with the introduction of the 'W' serial format in which the digit following the 'W' (which...
03-13-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,379
Posted By wschellen

bwilli88 The bike is a C.Bertrand & Co. probably...

bwilli88 The bike is a C.Bertrand & Co. probably from the late 30s early 40s. I started a thread about it a few weeks ago, called "Is it really 100 years old" and with the help of the forum members...
03-08-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,831
Posted By big chainring

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Super rare Grand Sports in...
01-17-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,160
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ready for the road!

One of the longer, slower builds I've ever done but maybe that's appropriate considering the intended use of this bike. Campy 8 speed group with Racing Triple RD. My willow triplized Campy crank...
01-08-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By PeterLYoung

The bike is very heavy, I have not weighed it but...

The bike is very heavy, I have not weighed it but it could easily weigh circa 40lbs, this type of bike was built to last a long time and weight was not a consideration. having said that the weight is...
12-14-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,174
Posted By non-fixie

The only real parts bin remnants build I did was...

The only real parts bin remnants build I did was this one. I liked that fact that it was chromed, but other than that I wasn't at all sure of the frame's quality. And I didn't want to throw any money...
11-25-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,430
Posted By gugie

Sure you do, BF is my socializin' site! ...

Sure you do, BF is my socializin' site!

Well, that and Flickr, but that's 90% about bicycle pix for me.
08-17-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,795
Posted By iab

Not only did I see it, I ate it. (Pizza joint...

Not only did I see it, I ate it. (Pizza joint along the trail.)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48562691117_a872da358a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZjuaT)
Coppi 100 18...
07-07-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,939
Posted By Drillium Dude

One year on and the finish is holding up really...

One year on and the finish is holding up really well. It's not been in the rain, but there are some small rust blooms on the BB shell and along the drive side chainstay from sweat. Patina or...
07-03-14, 06:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 24,172
Posted By Barrettscv

Simoncini Cyclocross Special ...

Simoncini Cyclocross Special

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