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06-24-22, 02:23 PM
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Posted By ejw

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.
06-22-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By ejw

The Most Elegant and Swiftest City Bike?

I found the starting point on eBay. When the 1971 Raleigh International arrived, it’s condition exceeded my expectations. I wanted to stick to period, and as many British/Euro parts as possible… or...
03-17-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By ejw

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration....

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration. Won’t get ridden much, its really a wall hanger. Thx for the tips. There’s a couple threads on it, search the Forum for “The Thrift Store Italian”.
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03-13-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By ejw

Road bike, original. ...

Road bike, original.

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02-28-22, 05:16 PM
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Views: 118,032
Posted By ejw

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02-24-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By ejw

Safety Check... NOT

Had just purchased… and I’m in the process of converting the Grande Dame of 70’s touring bikes, the Raleigh International, into the ultimate “City Sport Bike”. I had just put on a set of Alloy Dawes...
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
01-17-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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01-17-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,149
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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12-18-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ejw

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Originally purchased from Stone’s Cyclery in...
12-05-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are...

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are early Records. The front, with no slit in the cable stop. In the rear you can see the non-toothed, ball bearinged, steel jockey wheel at the bottom....
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

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10-20-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,591
Posted By ejw

Details Details…

Rear dropout on a mid-60’s Fiorelli Road bike.


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10-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t...

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t trash the parts, I was just considering making a vintage looking racer.
10-18-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been...

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been purchased from S. Bellitte & Sons, Jamaica NY... the oldest, continuously owned, same location, bike shop in America. This is based on the bell.
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10-18-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own...

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own it. I may see if they’ll allow me to clean the hub.
10-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying...

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying it. And yes, I would take it to the frame, and stock inverted bars. It’s sitting at a vintage store in Richmond Va. the price is $95. If anyone is...
10-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By ejw

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍
09-22-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,587
Posted By ejw

I’ll give you just one. Today I’ve got 3 bikes...

I’ll give you just one. Today I’ve got 3 bikes over 40 years old, and used to have a classic Paramount in the early 80’s. But at 66 years old, for me, it’s the Raleigh International. Elegant and a...
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