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05-18-19, 07:06 AM
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks Jim for the picture and the number. ...

Thanks Jim for the picture and the number. Man...I like this one. Really pretty. I recently acquired serial number 100116 (all chrome bike) and I just keep coming back to this one thinking how...
05-17-19, 05:19 AM
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Posted By alexander55

Beautiful bike. Just noticed it on another post...

Beautiful bike. Just noticed it on another post before I saw this "for sale" post. What's the serial number on the bike?
01-13-19, 07:04 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Paramout is 56. Terrot is 58. ...

Paramout is 56. Terrot is 58.
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01-11-19, 10:37 AM
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Posted By alexander55

Forgot to add the pictures.. Heres the...

Forgot to add the pictures.. Heres the Phillips.https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/19ca2851_7ac9_4f65_b2ff_b8169e94ce57_993824e6be873f86d2277f07a8e0895426ecb84f.jpeg
01-11-19, 10:35 AM
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Posted By alexander55

I have had the pleasure of doing Lake Pepin...

I have had the pleasure of doing Lake Pepin several times. Wonderful event.
I ride my Phillips 3-speed resto/mod up there.
I have a wonderfully original 72 Superbe in my collection as well.
01-11-19, 10:16 AM
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Posted By alexander55

I have it on my schedule! Sounds fun. Not sure...

I have it on my schedule! Sounds fun. Not sure what I will ride. Maybe my Terot...if I go French....
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks so much for the details and info leads....

Thanks so much for the details and info leads. Very helpful!
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Posted By alexander55

Wow. Thanks for the link. It's very helpful.

Wow. Thanks for the link. It's very helpful.
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Posted By alexander55

Date code on Williams cranks = 1963.

Date code on Williams cranks = 1963.
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Posted By alexander55

Nice bikes for sure. One of these days we need to...

Nice bikes for sure. One of these days we need to put together a midwest C&V bike ride. A ride on the Wabash trail would be good as that would pull from Kansas City, Omaha, and Des Moines.

I would...
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks for the feedback on value. I really like...

Thanks for the feedback on value. I really like that root beer color as well. Will double check the codes tomorrow. Thanks again!
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Posted By alexander55

He's got the tools. He's in his 70s and had a...

He's got the tools. He's in his 70s and had a shop for almost 40 years. But...thanks for the caution.
Thanks for the thoughts on the valuation. Makes sense to me...and good point on not top of...
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks. Literally, it was just a wash off and the...

Thanks. Literally, it was just a wash off and the paint just started to pop. I'm excited about it. As you recommend, it will get a thorough "going over", etc. I've never dealt with the cranks, but "I...
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks! That helps. I hadn't seen a model name...

Thanks! That helps. I hadn't seen a model name previously.
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks. It "kind of" matches some...

Thanks. It "kind of" matches some pictures/component groups in the 1964 Raleigh catalog and the same with one in the 1967 catalog...but not really a perfect match for either. So...still trying to...
01-06-19, 08:37 PM
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Posted By alexander55

I've owned 3 in the past couple years. They...

I've owned 3 in the past couple years. They weren't quite what I was looking for so I sold them as I found them. All 3 have found new homes and are happily reconditioned and back on the road. ...
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Posted By alexander55

196? Raleigh Carlton

Thoughts as to specific year and value of this Raleigh would be appreciated. I've looked through a bunch of Raleigh catalogs online and can't find a match. The bike appears to be original, but am...
04-22-18, 07:49 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Ha. Thanks. The more I took it apart and...

Ha. Thanks. The more I took it apart and researched it the more clear it became. Ha. Given it's overall condition, I feel like it does kind of give me "permission" to do whatever I want with it...
04-22-18, 07:17 PM
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Posted By alexander55

1984 Gianni Motta.

1984 Gianni Motta.
04-22-18, 07:01 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Got home and had a chance to tear into this bike...

Got home and had a chance to tear into this bike a bit today. What a collection of parts from all over the place time wise.

The frame is 1953.
Right crank and chain ring is 1955.
Left crank...
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Posted By alexander55

Understand. Just thought since I was asking...

Understand. Just thought since I was asking about price I should move it over here. Sorry if I misunderstood or something.
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Posted By alexander55

If it is any help for reference. I looked at two...

If it is any help for reference. I looked at two very nice ones this week in Sausalito, California. They were both priced at $700.
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Posted By alexander55

1953 Claud Butler

Curious about your thoughts as to the value of this latest acquisition. It's a bit of a "basket case" but the price was right (I think. Ha.) I will have fun and learn a lot while I figure it out...
04-14-18, 08:52 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Thank you all very much. Informative and useful...

Thank you all very much. Informative and useful as always.
04-14-18, 05:44 PM
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Views: 765
Posted By alexander55

Claud Butler - Dating Help Please

Picked this up today. Trying to figure out model and age. Numbers on the bottom bracket in two rows...
791
532
Any assistance is appreciated.
Not for sale. I think it will be a fun project.
03-29-18, 02:55 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
03-29-18, 06:20 AM
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Posted By alexander55

Serial # is ES550666. Is this likely 1985? ...

Serial # is ES550666. Is this likely 1985? Thanks.
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Posted By alexander55

This one is branded Nashbar but was made by...

This one is branded Nashbar but was made by Maruishi. 1984. Great riding bike.
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks all. Appreciate the comments and the...

Thanks all. Appreciate the comments and the feedback on value. I know it's not valuable, but I just kind of like it. It's just a little odd...and that's fine with me. I think I'm going to get it...
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Views: 680
Posted By alexander55

Oh...I completely agree...it needs some work. ...

Oh...I completely agree...it needs some work. Just kind of trying to figure out what I want to do with it. Thanks for the information and links.
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Posted By alexander55

Detel.

Picked this up this week. Kind of a fun - if not particularly value - find. Haven't done a thing to it yet. Haven't even wiped it off to be honest. From the limited information I can find on the...
02-23-18, 03:29 PM
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Posted By alexander55

Beautiful bike. It is my size...but Atlanta is a...

Beautiful bike. It is my size...but Atlanta is a long way from Kansas City...(though Tacoma wins that "battle"). Ha. Best wishes finding a good home for that beauty.
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Posted By alexander55

You're right. It rides like a Cadillac. Ha. ...

You're right. It rides like a Cadillac. Ha. Shifts nicely. Gets lots of attention and questions when I cruise it through the park. The condition of it is what got my attention...and still does. ...
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Views: 974
Posted By alexander55

Thanks for the feedback. I just checked out the...

Thanks for the feedback. I just checked out the bike and the pedal is fine...so that's good. Agree with you on both the seat value and the seat height but I'm not looking to sell it. Thanks again.
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Posted By alexander55

Oops...didn't get the "overall" picture on...

Oops...didn't get the "overall" picture on there.
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Posted By alexander55

1962 Schwinn Continental

This is a little different bike than I normally collect but it was in such remarkable condition, I had to bring it home. I gave it a very careful cleaning. Replaced the tires and tubes and the...
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Views: 1,370
Posted By alexander55

Thanks again for all the comments and guidance. ...

Thanks again for all the comments and guidance.

Yes - that one on KC Craigslist is what prompted the question. I've decided that I don't have any interest in that one. Will wait to find one that...
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Views: 1,370
Posted By alexander55

Thanks for the help on the value of a nice one. ...

Thanks for the help on the value of a nice one. That helps a lot. I concur with your assessments on costs, etc.
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Posted By alexander55

1972 Gitane Tour de France - Speculating??

I realize that it is foolish to undertake a complete restoration thinking that you might (if you decide to sell) break even...but...

I'm looking at a 72 Gitane Tour de France. I don't have...
12-26-17, 03:44 PM
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Posted By alexander55

I was at the Bazaar in Milwaukee. Which bike was...

I was at the Bazaar in Milwaukee. Which bike was yours? I might have been one of the oglers...
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Posted By alexander55

I would sell it just like it is and let the next...

I would sell it just like it is and let the next owner decide what to do with it in terms of restoration, etc. As noted earlier, I would NOT sell it on eBay....risks of return and bad feedback,...
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Views: 1,245
Posted By alexander55

Interesting juvela. The date code on the...

Interesting juvela.

The date code on the Sugino crank indicates 1974 (if I followed the on-line literature on the codes correctly).
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Views: 1,245
Posted By alexander55

Here are a few more pictures if they help. I...

Here are a few more pictures if they help. I really appreciate your all sharing your knowledge. I am learning a lot.
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Views: 466
Posted By alexander55

Thank you very much for the information. As...

Thank you very much for the information. As noted earlier - the wealth of knowledge you and others have is simply amazing. Thanks again.
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Views: 1,245
Posted By alexander55

Thank you for the information. Pleased that it...

Thank you for the information. Pleased that it is of similar quality to the Super Course. Here are some more pictures.
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Posted By alexander55

Nothing on the rims inside the diamond....but...

Nothing on the rims inside the diamond....but right there on the back of the rear derailleur...never noticed before - 72. You were spot on. Thank you again!
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Posted By alexander55

Wow. Juvela. Again...thanks. The knowledge you...

Wow. Juvela. Again...thanks. The knowledge you guys have blows me away. I'm headed to the garage to take another look.
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Posted By alexander55

Thanks Andy. That is very helpful. I am sure,...

Thanks Andy. That is very helpful. I am sure, as you suggest, the Kansas City market is much softer than yours in Oregon. Thank you again.
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Posted By alexander55

Falcon. Age? Model? Value?

This Falcon is a clean little bike. Having a hard time finding information regarding the different models and potential age of the bike.

531 frame. Maxy cranks. Front says Shimano 50. Rear...
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Views: 466
Posted By alexander55

1970s?? Bertin.

You guys have been so helpful and taught me so much, I am going to ask on a couple other bikes that I am having trouble figuring out year, model, value.

I know this isn't any top of the line bike,...
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