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08-05-20, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Reynolds

1979 Single Speed DL-1 ...

1979 Single Speed DL-1

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08-04-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,205
Posted By Reynolds

"This bike's rear hub is a unique jewel of Swiss...

"This bike's rear hub is a unique jewel of Swiss industry with 3 internal gears" (the hub was a Sturmey Archer AW).
08-02-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,205
Posted By Reynolds

Low end "racer" '60s bike: No, I didn't weigh...

Low end "racer" '60s bike:
No, I didn't weigh it, but it weighs next to NOTHING! I don't know, maybe 10 lbs?
07-30-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Reynolds

Raleigh DL-1 wheel lacing question

A friend had this '79 DL-1 in a garage for 20+ years. He took it to me to get it rideable again.
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07-28-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Reynolds

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07-20-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,634
Posted By Reynolds

That light adjustment is worthy of a drawing by...

That light adjustment is worthy of a drawing by Daniel Rebour.
07-19-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,634
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice! Many many years ago I had a Citroen...

Very nice! Many many years ago I had a Citroen 2CV that you could adjust headlights en route, just like in your bike.
07-18-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 964
Posted By Reynolds

While indenting with a punch gets you peace of...

While indenting with a punch gets you peace of mind because the fit is snug when you assemble it, this fit doesn't last much under stress IME.
07-16-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Reynolds

I think you nailed it. 1948 Raleigh 1L Popular....

I think you nailed it. 1948 Raleigh 1L Popular. Thanks!
07-16-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,495
Posted By Reynolds

Very true. I learned early that you can't predict...

Very true. I learned early that you can't predict a cyclist's performance based on his or her appearance, weight or bike.
07-16-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Reynolds

I doubt he could climb that on a single speed....

I doubt he could climb that on a single speed. IGH maybe?
07-15-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Reynolds

Ambrosio Gran Prix, marked "MADE IN JTALY" See:...

Ambrosio Gran Prix, marked "MADE IN JTALY"
See: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1194291-bloopers.html
07-15-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Reynolds

Those are not real Sturmy Archer.

Those are not real Sturmy Archer.
07-15-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Reynolds

I meant I've seen many Sturmey Archer single...

I meant I've seen many Sturmey Archer single speed freewheels, but never a Sturmy Archer.
07-13-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Reynolds

Raleigh DL-1 28" Ladies

Yesterday a neighbor came to my home with this bike. He knows I am "into bikes" and asked me if I could get it operational again. He said it was in a garage for years, someone in his family said it...
07-12-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By Reynolds

That's a fine bike IMO, if the price is right I'd...

That's a fine bike IMO, if the price is right I'd buy it immediatly. Most components look period correct, except stem and saddle, maybe brakes. Weight is probably 21-23 lbs as shown. 54 might be a...
07-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By Reynolds

If you really want to use that fork you could get...

If you really want to use that fork you could get a low stack height headset and take it to a machinist who probably can reduce it by 2-3mm, another mm by using a thin washer. If you can get 4mm of...
07-10-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,045
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe no bike is wrong, but some aren't totally...

Maybe no bike is wrong, but some aren't totally right either...


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07-10-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,660
Posted By Reynolds

You're right, I wear cycling shorts and jerseys...

You're right, I wear cycling shorts and jerseys because to me they are much more comfortable for long (2 to 8rs) rides and for efforts. Jeans are OK for short (1/2hr) and easy rides. That said, I've...
07-08-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,495
Posted By Reynolds

Learn to follow a wheel safely. Draft the group...

Learn to follow a wheel safely. Draft the group till you get dropped. Don't give up, next time try to stay with the group a little longer. Eventually you'll be able to keep up. Just my .02.
07-01-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,537
Posted By Reynolds

Cajones is the plural of cajon, "big box"...

Cajones is the plural of cajon, "big box" (caja=box) and is not related to cojones, which some say derives from a Latin word meaning leather sack and others from a Greek word meaning testicle.
06-30-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,537
Posted By Reynolds

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!
06-28-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

After 1441 posts don't know if this has been...

After 1441 posts don't know if this has been posted here before - taken from a thread by BF member CyclesMakaron:

...
06-19-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,911
Posted By Reynolds

E-bikes have a motor. I know, some of them still...

E-bikes have a motor. I know, some of them still require pedalling. But resenting being passed by someone on an e-bike is like resenting someone with a manual winch can lift more weight than you with...
06-17-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,348
Posted By Reynolds

Just practice it, it's not difficult. In no time...

Just practice it, it's not difficult. In no time you'll be doing the Rapha flip!
06-06-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By Reynolds

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-03-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,065
Posted By Reynolds

Other good topics are: CF vs metal Disc vs...

Other good topics are:
CF vs metal
Disc vs rim brakes
Carrying while riding
Waving
Average speed
...and many more
06-01-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,787
Posted By Reynolds

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage...

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage can't be reliable.
05-31-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

The seatpost looks like the original Giant TCR.

The seatpost looks like the original Giant TCR.
05-31-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

I think I didn't express it correctly. First,...

I think I didn't express it correctly. First, VintageTTfan, it's a personal taste thing, so if you like it it can not be discussed. I know it's an high quality machine made with great...
05-30-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

I dissent... Why the obsession with eliminating...

I dissent... Why the obsession with eliminating the seat tube? But my main objection is that an emergency stop on that machine would be extremely dangerous - in such a case, I'd prefer to fall to the...
05-25-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,291
Posted By Reynolds

I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get -...

I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get - some years ago I went to a LBS to see some vintage steel frames and noticed a NOS C-Record seatpost on its box in a shelf. Asked about it, the price was...
05-25-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,541
Posted By Reynolds

Cost/benefit.

Cost/benefit.
05-21-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,883
Posted By Reynolds

I'm considering buying it, but only if you ship...

I'm considering buying it, but only if you ship it in a box.
05-16-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,156
Posted By Reynolds

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Inside out
05-15-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,396
Posted By Reynolds

It's always fun to watch how CF owners/fans get...

It's always fun to watch how CF owners/fans get irritated when CF is referred to as "plastic".
05-05-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice! The only straight tubes are the...

Very nice! The only straight tubes are the headtube and the monostay... But why mismatched brakes?
05-04-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

I think it's pure fantasy. Designers "assume"...

I think it's pure fantasy. Designers "assume" future advances in magnetic superconductivity. Those advances should be really big to let magnets work like that by "cranking the pedals" - how many...
04-21-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,345
Posted By Reynolds

I believe it because I've seen much worse.

I believe it because I've seen much worse.
04-09-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

This is the frame: ...

This is the frame:

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04-09-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

What's with the super slack HT angle? Reminds me...

What's with the super slack HT angle? Reminds me of a frame I had long ago, it was a 52 but with a HT from a 50 and very slight negative sloping, I thought the builder messed up the angles and used...
04-08-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 115,062
Posted By Reynolds

She looks more aero than any pro.

She looks more aero than any pro.
04-03-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,168
Posted By Reynolds

Aquí tiene amigo skidder, que lo disfrute: ...

Aquí tiene amigo skidder, que lo disfrute:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_oR77mGQao
03-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,170
Posted By Reynolds

Fify

Fify
03-08-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,749
Posted By Reynolds

Apply rule #5...

Apply rule #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) .
03-08-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,426
Posted By Reynolds

I don't own an smartphone or GPS, nor have a...

I don't own an smartphone or GPS, nor have a Google account. But they can still track me some other way I guess.
03-06-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,371
Posted By Reynolds

Tarantino could put that in a movie.

Tarantino could put that in a movie.
03-05-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,371
Posted By Reynolds

Just dial it up to 400 and teach him a lesson.

Just dial it up to 400 and teach him a lesson.
03-01-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,749
Posted By Reynolds

Browning derailleurs? Browning derailleurs...

Browning derailleurs?

Browning derailleurs (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Browning_derailleurs.html)
02-22-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,209
Posted By Reynolds

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