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05-04-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 437
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wow Kurt! A rusty crusty Raleigh is exactly what...

Wow Kurt! A rusty crusty Raleigh is exactly what you need! Hahahaha! Do plan to swap the rear seat stays for some sort of suspension gizmo? ;)
05-04-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Winner on the left in your picture is the...

The Winner on the left in your picture is the first generation in the "Winner" family (i.e. Winner, New Winner, Winner (3r Gen.) and Winner Pro). The sprockets on it look to be worn. Generally, IME,...
05-04-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

May the Fourth be with you, b dub ! I agree...

May the Fourth be with you, b dub ! I agree about it being a genuine Superior. They seem to be a rare model in the late '30s-'50s. Similar to the Paramount and New World they could come in...
05-03-21, 04:20 PM
05-03-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 691
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...or better yet, service freewheel and...

...or better yet, service freewheel and reinstall. :D Since hihik has gone to this much work to service the hub, the freewheel deserves the same devotion.

*I do realize that "replace" can mean...
05-02-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The letter to the editor from Holland Peterson of...

The letter to the editor from Holland Peterson of Dundas, Ontario is fantastic! "Who the hell needs a water bottle?"

However, it doesn't fit the pleasant tone of C&V and should be in the Road...
04-29-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Todd, I'd give my second born (if I had a second...

Todd, I'd give my second born (if I had a second child) to acquire that tool! I'm guessing it works better and is not prone to stripping the threads as has been the case on the VAR tool that I use on...
04-28-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Not "backwards." The pin does need to face...

Not "backwards." The pin does need to face outward but is positioned behind the crank arm.
04-28-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Todd, will the threaded round end tread into the...

Todd, will the threaded round end tread into the freewheel end which normally fits onto a hub? Using the rod in the two holes the freewheel could be secured to the tool and clamped in a vise?
04-28-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 555
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I don't know if this matters or not to your...

I don't know if this matters or not to your situation, but the pin (shown at the 10 o'clock position in your first picture) should be placed behind the crank arm. It prevents the chain in such...
04-26-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Better late than never (to a thread)! :innocent: ...

Better late than never (to a thread)! :innocent:

What a great project and your Gitane looks so sweet!
04-24-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 29,096
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Welcome to Bike Forums Classic & Vintage. ...

Welcome to Bike Forums Classic & Vintage.

You've resurrected an old classic post from almost 15 years ago. Wow how time flies!

If it had disc brakes it would be hard pressed to be either...
04-20-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 201,869
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and this morning, 04-20, 7:30 EDT, they are...

...and this morning, 04-20, 7:30 EDT, they are out of stock. :(
04-13-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Is it a "Sport," "Sports," "Super Sports," or...

Is it a "Sport," "Sports," "Super Sports," or "Sports Tourer?" Over the decades from the 1950s until the 1980s, there were several different models with "Sport" or "Sports" in the name. Can you...
04-09-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's for attaching and securing other (more...

It's for attaching and securing other (more worthy) bikes as theft deterrence. :innocent:
04-08-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

WOW! Yes! That would be fantastic. I'll PM you...

WOW! Yes! That would be fantastic. I'll PM you the particulars and by all means I'll cover the shipping.
04-08-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thumpisim, can you post more pictures of the Mel...

Thumpisim, can you post more pictures of the Mel Pinto bag? Is it one side of a rear rack bag? I'd like to try my hand at a reproduction.
04-08-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

A wonderful trip down memory lane! :D Check your...

A wonderful trip down memory lane! :D Check your join date, Kurt, we hit 16 years this fall. :thumb:
04-07-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,338
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

That does look so much better than the original....

That does look so much better than the original. :D
Now all you need is to PC the logos off the crankarms. Maybe use either silver or a chrome PC? Add a classic Raleigh decal to the arms as well?...
04-06-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's a stop for centering the wheel in the...

It's a stop for centering the wheel in the dropouts and chain stays. There is usually one in the non-drive side. It can be removed with the screw you see.

Normally this is used in a less...
04-02-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your Planetary freewheel is the Pluto to this...

Your Planetary freewheel is the Pluto to this Jupiter. :p
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/p71/pastorbobnlnh/Parts/.highres/RearCogSphere.jpg...
04-02-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Glad all's well that ends well! :D My...

Glad all's well that ends well! :D

My criticism had to do with the internal mechanicals of the Regina, especially when compared to a Suntour Perfect or ProCompe of the same vintage.

I'll not go...
04-01-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 18,338
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Well done Kurt! You need to submit it to all the...

Well done Kurt! You need to submit it to all the local news channels. First class!
04-01-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Unfortunately/fortunately I can't attend/will be...

Unfortunately/fortunately I can't attend/will be on coast of GA. :( :)
04-01-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...also, I see a great deal of oxidation/rust on...

...also, I see a great deal of oxidation/rust on the outer surface of this Regina, so I'd surmise there is a similar environment between the threads on the Regina and the threads on the Phil Wood...
04-01-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Chain is at least a link or two--- too long. See...

Chain is at least a link or two--- too long. See how it droops in the small sprocket/small chainring combination? Remove a link and try again in that combination and the large sprocket/large...
03-31-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Have you serviced your Sachs Aris freewheel? ...

Have you serviced your Sachs Aris freewheel? They are notorious for becoming very gummy due to the original grease which ages into a sticky "peanut butter" consistency. Sachs also tended to flood...
03-29-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/mavic_cosmic_wheels_with_tufo_tubular_clinchers_a5305dc20ebd9b10124bd018e7bedcc7a5852fb6.jpg...
03-29-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wildwood :innocent: Just my two cents worth of...

Wildwood :innocent: Just my two cents worth of thinking this challenge through:

When cutting the stem to length, first insert a Q-Tip swab soaked in oil, leaving one end out, to catch the debris...
03-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for the mention. :D Unfortunately for...

Thanks for the mention. :D

Unfortunately for the OP, I sold my home and downsized last fall, and all the spare parts for freewheels had to be put in storage for the winter. I probably won't be...
03-25-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Chaz, Time to head to your PCP for a...

Chaz,

Time to head to your PCP for a cognitive assessment. :innocent: Your memory is slipping! ;) Which we on C&V need you to maintain as long as possible! :D

Just to clarify--- Suntour New...
03-23-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 201,869
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

hazetguy that is one beautiful sight to behold!...

hazetguy that is one beautiful sight to behold! :D Congratulations on a successful cost-effective purchase!
03-23-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Albion just to clarify, the Blue Loctite is used...

Albion just to clarify, the Blue Loctite is used on the outer bearing race/retaining ring threads, which hold the outer freewheel body and the inner body together. The "cone and locknut" are usually...
03-22-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

"Hard" is in the mind of the beholder. As you can...

"Hard" is in the mind of the beholder. As you can see, servicing most freewheels, is an easy opportunity to keep your drivetrain in the best possible operating condition.

However, not wanting to...
03-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I just completed a quick read and scan of this...

I just completed a quick read and scan of this thread, so I might have missed someone else mentioning that a Suntour Perfect 6 speed could be either Ultra (or narrow) spacing or normal spacing. If...
03-21-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's a Super blue day for Sports in Ohio! :D...

It's a Super blue day for Sports in Ohio! :D :thumb:

Amazing that the co-op bikes were the same matching color. Great find!
03-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Notice the brass seal in the gap between the...

Notice the brass seal in the gap between the outer and inner body on the rear view of the Winner Pro? There is one for the outward side as well, but I don't believe I can spot it in your picture. ...
03-19-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another difference between Winner Pro and the...

Another difference between Winner Pro and the Winner (last generation, not the Narhay's Winner) included better polished bearing races and brass seals to keep contaminants on the outside on the...
03-18-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In most cases I grease the bearing races and...

In most cases I grease the bearing races and place a drop or two of high-quality machine oil on the pawl pivots. Phil's oil is good, but no freewheel manufacturer ever recommended it. They used...
03-18-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 780
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've had a couple of those in hand and have never...

I've had a couple of those in hand and have never been able to determine how to disassemble. There are so few out there that I'd say it is not worth the effort to service.
03-18-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Dylansbob in my experience, removing a shim in...

Dylansbob in my experience, removing a shim in order to achieve a better fit usually ends up binding the freewheel. Another option would be to use Blue Loctite on the threads of the outer bearing...
03-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just my two cents for your very handsome...

Just my two cents for your very handsome frameset. Best of luck with your build.

Velo Orange Crankset...
03-16-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

C&V's own jonwvara has made a modern replacement....

C&V's own jonwvara has made a modern replacement. I'll let Jon post pictures and tell you about his adaptation.
03-15-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and as bulgie recommended the Soma long cage...

...and as bulgie recommended the Soma long cage conversion for your Gran Sport RD, it will allow you to move up to at least a 32T and possibly a 34T sprocket on your Suntour (my best guess from the...
03-15-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I made this ugly :eek: under seat sew-up sack out...

I made this ugly :eek: under seat sew-up sack out of old tubulars about 5 years ago when I first started sewing.
...
03-10-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,214
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T...

Does a homemade Campagnolo chainguard for a 42T Campagnolo chainring (made from a 46T Campagnolo chainring) count for this thread? :innocent:
...
03-09-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Interesting. I hadn't noticed the ARX in the...

Interesting. I hadn't noticed the ARX in the OP's pictures. Thanks for pointing this out.

It just seems so incongruent by the manufacturer to use an RD that was intended for MTBs and Touring...
03-08-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

T-Mar My wife is a retired IBMer and since her...

T-Mar My wife is a retired IBMer and since her hire date was in the early '80s, we lived through the introduction of the PC. Your cartoon is priceless. Thanks for posting this! Looks like a young...
03-08-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Fantastic choice in the Suntour LePree three...

Fantastic choice in the Suntour LePree three jockey wheel/pulley RD. :thumb: So non-aero!
03-02-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,391
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

At the moment, I'm staying on the GA coast and...

At the moment, I'm staying on the GA coast and riding my fold-up, fit in a big suitcase, check as luggage on Southwest, Dahon 20" (406mm) wheeled bike.

It's set up as close as I could make it to a...
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