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07-25-22, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Tiny_Valkyrie

That's a valid point. I've got a Raleigh 10-speed...

That's a valid point. I've got a Raleigh 10-speed that I restored and I really like the drop bars. I was trying to think if I should hold on to them for a Raleigh 3-speed that I've found at our local...
07-16-22, 04:12 PM
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Posted By clubman

Toe-in!

Toe-in!
07-03-22, 02:29 PM
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Posted By elcraft

As I tried to say before, the Shifter...

As I tried to say before, the Shifter modifications is outstanding! But so is the clamp that holds the antique Optimus kerosine/ parafin stove! Was this clamp a commercially manufactured part or a...
06-22-22, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Road Fan

My Rudge as received

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Rudge Aero Special more or less as received....
06-21-22, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Fat Tire Trader

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My 1946 Higgins Ultralite


More pictures here 1946 Higgins Ultralite...
06-20-22, 05:25 PM
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Posted By moonm

I finally got around to organizing my Sturmey...

I finally got around to organizing my Sturmey Archer hubs.

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06-03-22, 02:11 PM
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Posted By tendency

Southwest bike trail in southern Wisconsin...

Southwest bike trail in southern Wisconsin outside Belleville last night. Can't complain :)

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05-30-22, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Tyres

TRILLIUM Uprising!!

Up here in Ontario the Trillium is the official flower, in early spring as the snows recede and the woods are still wet and black, there comes the uprising when thousands of trilliums burst forth and...
05-19-22, 10:55 AM
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Posted By tcs

I understand they'll accept 4- and 5-speed hubs,...

I understand they'll accept 4- and 5-speed hubs, so long as you aren't arrogant about your hill-climbing ability when employing them. :)
05-17-22, 02:49 PM
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Posted By gna

A few more ...

A few more
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Tabor Church. Was going to fill my water bottle with delicious, cool...
05-16-22, 09:27 PM
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Posted By ascherer

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Sturmey 8-speed needs a small chainring up front. I...
02-15-22, 01:12 AM
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Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

Tough wildlife overlooking a steep climb on...

Tough wildlife overlooking a steep climb on Joaquin Road in Portola Valley, CA....
02-14-22, 11:24 AM
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Posted By John D

1950 Dawes

1950 Dawes 23" Reynolds 531 Tubing, Dunlop EA1 40 spoke rim laced to SA AW dated 50. Unfortunately front wheel is 70s EA3 replacement. 7985 miles on the odo. The brake levers indicate it would have...
02-10-22, 08:24 AM
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Posted By nlerner

Here's final update on my 1940 Raleigh Sports...

Here's final update on my 1940 Raleigh Sports Light Roadster project. It's now rideable! I took it around the block and was very happy with how it felt. I like these Schwalbe tires a lot. Gears and...
02-08-22, 01:23 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Grandfather did this I remember...he built...

Grandfather did this I remember...he built airplanes as a machinist/tech. maybe someone can vouch.

he found a drill that was well short of thread size and drill a hole...then hed enlarge the hole...
01-31-22, 08:48 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

We're in the middle of winter here. I'm doing...

We're in the middle of winter here. I'm doing some routine maintenance and adding retro LED lights to my three speeds. Here is a 1960s Schwinn Racer and a 1950 Schwinn Superior in for routine...
01-29-22, 02:41 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

That is a pretty good deal for the Columbia....

That is a pretty good deal for the Columbia. Columbia's line of ,modern utility and 3-speed type bikes (this includes bikes that were in the style of a 3-speed, but which had coaster hub, New...
01-24-22, 04:38 PM
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Posted By adventurepdx

When I got my first set of Col de la Vies, I...

When I got my first set of Col de la Vies, I didn't like them that much. They looked good, but I did get a number of flats (especially slow leaks of unknown origin.)

The Col de la Vies are rated...
01-24-22, 01:18 PM
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Posted By vintagebicycle

S5 and AW shells are the same in every way except...

S5 and AW shells are the same in every way except for the model name stamped onto them.
Both share the same hub flange diameter as well. Either shell can take either internals.
01-21-22, 02:26 PM
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Posted By BFisher

SirMike1983 On the tires, I really like the...

SirMike1983

On the tires, I really like the Michelins and the Schwalbes. No complaints so far, and those Michelins just look right on these bikes to my eye. The Panaracers gave me too many flats,...
12-23-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By dirtman

A little bit of heat works wonders too for the...

A little bit of heat works wonders too for the stubborn one's. (I don't mean take a torch to it, just warm it up, often a hair drier is all it takes).
I generally take a propane torch and warm the...
12-23-21, 09:39 AM
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Posted By gster

Nothing to do with vintage bikes ...

Nothing to do with vintage bikes
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Streamline...
12-17-21, 08:26 AM
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Posted By 1989Pre

1948 P. Barnard & Son. (Will be at Eroica...

1948 P. Barnard & Son. (Will be at Eroica Britannia with me in 2022):
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12-15-21, 11:03 AM
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Posted By vintagebicycle

The cold weather operation concerns are valid but...

The cold weather operation concerns are valid but that can be fixed with some light or synthetic oil. I've only owned a few of them over the years and my last one was at least 30 years ago now. I had...
12-10-21, 06:18 PM
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Posted By clubman

Pretty sure there are but we're adept at...

Pretty sure there are but we're adept at inserting ourselves in a variety of threads already.

One on my fave CCM 3 speeds but sold to another. BTW we used to have sub groups, IGH and regional but...
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Posted By friday1970

I was the OP on this thread. Even though it's...

I was the OP on this thread. Even though it's been a year, I think I went with a new set of 165s for build at the time, which was a 1986 Trek Elance 330, converted to 650b, One reason was for saving...
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Posted By GhostRider62

I've ridden brevets with cranksets from 170mm to...

I've ridden brevets with cranksets from 170mm to 200mm and am considering 150mm now. I think it is a pretty complicated subject to be honest. Sore hip flexors might be an indication cranks are too...
12-04-21, 10:17 PM
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Posted By browngw

I've just noticed that my English 3 speed...

I've just noticed that my English 3 speed inventory is pretty low. The 1971 Robin Hood and the 1956 Royal Nord President with English Brampton hub and shifter have to carry the flag for the time...
12-01-21, 09:30 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

WD-40 is not bad for cleaning, displacing water,...

WD-40 is not bad for cleaning, displacing water, or preventing light rust in some applications. It can be used as a penetrating oil for loosening rusted parts, but there are better products for that...
11-23-21, 08:08 AM
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Posted By thumpism

^ Zip ties. They really should have used a full...

^ Zip ties. They really should have used a full loop of chain, and someone will really be pissed about that wasted Rudge crankarm.
11-18-21, 02:36 PM
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Posted By clubman

So I've got a drive side, 7 inch Williams 5 pin...

So I've got a drive side, 7 inch Williams 5 pin crankarm (~177 mm). I've got a similar NDS arm, 'British Made' also 7 " but it has a 1/2 pedal thread so it would have to be tapped to 9/16". Anyway,...
11-14-21, 04:25 PM
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Posted By bazil4696

3 speed 1952 Claud Butler tandem dolled up for Christmas

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From inside looking out...
11-12-21, 05:38 PM
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Posted By rootesgroup

I feel your pain

When I was young I took my Dunelt out to a local fishing hole. The fishing took me away from my bike and someone stole it. Later on, I saw a kid on my bike. Instead of sneaking up on him I yelled...
11-12-21, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. ...

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. If the thieves know anything about the types of bicycles that they stole, you should definitely monitor both Ebay and the C.A.B.E. . Typical...
11-12-21, 02:14 PM
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Posted By clubman

Bollocks, this totally sux. I see you ride a big...

Bollocks, this totally sux. I see you ride a big frame so I can't help you out with a Sports frame. I'm happy to send you parts for shipping to rebuild again. Cranks, pulleys, clamps, even the...
11-12-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By markk900

Bastards! Sorry to hear about this. I lost a...

Bastards! Sorry to hear about this. I lost a vintage motorcycle a while back - stupid theft as it was a unique bike appealing to a very small segment of the market so practically worthless to...
11-12-21, 02:02 PM
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Posted By vintagebicycle

I was thinking more like Colt, Smith, or Wesson.

I was thinking more like Colt, Smith, or Wesson.
11-12-21, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Greg R

Dang that hurts. Where's a Bronson or Chuck when...

Dang that hurts. Where's a Bronson or Chuck when you need them?
11-12-21, 07:38 AM
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Posted By dirtman

I got an idea early this morning. I dug out my...

I got an idea early this morning.
I dug out my Park fork gauge, and a set of tubing blocks I picked up a few years ago.
I clamped the fork gauge in my largest vise, stuck the stem back in the steer...
10-28-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By ConnoisseurEqua

10 seems to be the answer. All my Raleigh and...

10 seems to be the answer.
All my Raleigh and Hercules have 10 at the front.
...
10-28-21, 04:13 AM
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Posted By dirtman

I have a dozen or more Raleigh cranksets here,...

I have a dozen or more Raleigh cranksets here, every one has 9/16" threads.
I did stumble on a few boxes of Raleigh look a like pedals a few years ago that were made in India, those turned out to be...
10-27-21, 03:20 PM
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Posted By clubman

Here's a Raleigh branded EA1 rim 'Made in...

Here's a Raleigh branded EA1 rim 'Made in France'. I have a matching EA1 Michelin World Tour tire 'Made in England' Can't find pic of it but it's here, somewhere.
England and France have had a...
10-27-21, 01:45 PM
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Posted By clubman

Here's two, one is standard cottered and the...

Here's two, one is standard cottered and the other is CCM triangular cotterless style. To be fair, the CCM 'triplex' BB's came in a regular 3 piece as well as a larger roadster 3 piece style. The...
10-26-21, 08:16 AM
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Posted By 39cross

Thank you and all the other folks who replied. ...

Thank you and all the other folks who replied. It occurred to me that I could try threading the pedals into a modern crankset to see if they would fit, if indeed they are 9/16". They threaded in...
10-22-21, 06:45 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1960s Schwinn Racer 3-speed ...

1960s Schwinn Racer 3-speed

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10-15-21, 08:53 PM
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Posted By JohnDThompson

, the The problem with the TCW brake...

, the



The problem with the TCW brake is that it was actuated through the internal gearing; IOW, in 3rd (high) gear, the mechanical advantage of the brake was decreased (when you likely would...
10-12-21, 07:56 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1951 grey Raleigh Clubman: ...

1951 grey Raleigh Clubman:

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10-11-21, 03:19 PM
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Posted By carfreefamily

Santa Fe Century on a Classic Three Speed

I completed the Santa Fe Century yesterday on my 1952 Raleigh Superbe Sports Tourist, but only just - I finished fifteen minutes before the event closed. The route is 106.2 miles, (plus the six mile...
10-08-21, 10:35 PM
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Posted By jamesj

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break. ...

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break.


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10-01-21, 06:15 PM
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Posted By macstuff

I have a real English 3 speed and an American...

I have a real English 3 speed and an American English style three Speed.
Heres the Birmingham one...

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