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04-02-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By ddeand

Thanks for the info! Appreciate the help.

Thanks for the info! Appreciate the help.
04-02-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By ddeand

D-A Front Derailleur Range ?

Can a D-A Front Derailleur (Shimano FD-7410 8-sp) handle a triple chainring? Can't find any solid info on it.
09-14-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By ddeand

B72 and Ideale are all that’s left. Offers?

B72 and Ideale are all that’s left. Offers?
09-14-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By ddeand

The B72 and the Ideale are all that’s left....

The B72 and the Ideale are all that’s left. Offers?
09-13-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By ddeand

A bunch of old, beater saddles . . .Part 2

Continued from earlier post.

SOLD Wrights W3ST - Quite nice - some frame corrosion -good leather - lightest of the lot...
09-13-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By ddeand

A bunch of old, beater saddles . . . Part 1

I'm helping a local bike charity divest itself of a few random parts. I have seven four leather saddles of various vintage and manufacture that might be of interest to some of you who are restoring...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By ddeand

When you get your hands on it and get it all...

When you get your hands on it and get it all sorted and cleaned, you will have an amazing bike on your hands. A couple years ago, I built up a '74 International from a bare frame ($50 for the frame,...
07-29-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By ddeand

Painting Pantographs

Any tips on painting pantographs on a old bike? I have an early-80s Serotta that Iím finally getting around to redoing - new paint and more modern hardware. I just donít have experience in dealing...
07-24-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By ddeand

Thank you!

Thank you!
07-24-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By ddeand

What the heck is this?

Any idea what this is or what it does?

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06-13-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By ddeand

I have a 1974 Raleigh International that I’m...

I have a 1974 Raleigh International that I’m running 28s on Open Pro rims. It’s a great ride!
05-21-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By ddeand

Generally, I have to drive an hour or so to get...

Generally, I have to drive an hour or so to get to good trout water - actually, very good trout water. And I almost always do catch and release unless the DNR is trying to clear a species out of a...
05-21-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By ddeand

My typical setup is a shoulder sling pack for my...

My typical setup is a shoulder sling pack for my fly gear and net, and I generally wear waist waders. The stream I'll be going to on the bike will consist of mainly shore fishing, just because it...
05-21-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By ddeand

Finished building the "Fishing Bike"

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Thanks to all who helped me sort out a few things with the bike I built up to...
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By ddeand

Coppi KT2

Sorry for the size of this. Any idea what a fair price for this frame (minus the fork) might be? Excellent condition, interesting alloy tubing, late 90s vintage. Trying to decide on my next build...
05-01-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By ddeand

Still looking.

Still looking.
05-01-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By ddeand

PM sent

PM sent
04-30-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By ddeand

Thanks for that info. I donít need indexing, so...

Thanks for that info. I donít need indexing, so either Suntours would work.
04-30-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By ddeand

WTB: One Right Side Bar End Shifter

Trying to nail down my ďfishing bikeĒ and I need a right side bar end shifter. Iím trying to keep this fun build under $100, so I donít need the best - just something that will shift through 7...
04-13-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,234
Posted By ddeand

From the suggestions so far, I think I have a...

From the suggestions so far, I think I have a plan of attack. The frame has been stripped - bottom bracket is off, headset will be next. First, the grease, oil, and grime will be scrubbed off with...
04-13-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,234
Posted By ddeand

Thanks for the suggestions - I appreciate them. I...

Thanks for the suggestions - I appreciate them. I probably won't be using the Reddenbacher method since I swore off popcorn a couple years ago, and I know that I'd end up eating the stuff before I...
04-12-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,234
Posted By ddeand

Preserving Patina? (Pics Added)

Quick question. What are some methods or recommendations for protecting a 50 year-old frame that has a bit of surface rust and other typical wear and tear? Best way to clean up as much rust as...
04-04-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By ddeand

Thanks! I checked out the threadless ones -...

Thanks! I checked out the threadless ones - pretty interesting. I’ll keep researching.
04-04-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By ddeand

Super Course Bottom Bracket/Spindle?

Slowly proceeding with my old Raleigh Super Course project, and I want to switch to a square taper BB. The bottom bracket on this SC is 70mm and 26tpi, so most replacement bottom brackets wonít work....
03-12-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

Thanks. I wonder if they had some sort of...

Thanks. I wonder if they had some sort of variation from the norm for different markets?
03-12-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

Here are a few more pics. ...

Here are a few more pics.


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03-12-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

OK Paul - Iíll see if I can get a few more shots.

OK Paul - Iíll see if I can get a few more shots.
03-12-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

The seat tube is 23 1/2 inches and the top tube...

The seat tube is 23 1/2 inches and the top tube is 56cm. Itís a good fit for me, but I have an International that is dang near a perfect fit.
03-12-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

Need a little help with this Super Course . . .

I just picked up a Raleigh Super Course that the seller ( a knowledgeable person) believes is 1972 vintage. In going through the online sites, I can see where that is likely the case, but there are a...
10-31-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By ddeand

Anyone ever have a vintage carbon frame failure?

Just wondering if any of you have ever had a frame fail on any early era carbon bikes? Iím talking about the aluminum lugged frames like the Specialized Epic or the Trek carbons from the mid-1990s. I...
10-20-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By ddeand

Amazon has a pair of Sunlite ones for about $20...

Amazon has a pair of Sunlite ones for about $20 and Shimano for $24.
10-11-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,653
Posted By ddeand

This is what I had done on a pretty nice frame....

This is what I had done on a pretty nice frame. Looks great! Cost about $50.

https://varcocycles.com/2020/07/02/dent-repair-on-an-old-serotta/
10-09-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 56,532
Posted By ddeand

Anybody have any ideas how to remove the stem?...

Anybody have any ideas how to remove the stem? The stem bolt is frozen solid, and Iím afraid I might strip the Torx-head bolt if I crank on it too hard. I tried a little Kroil on the head, but I...
10-08-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,330
Posted By ddeand

I picked up an old steel frame bike for my...

I picked up an old steel frame bike for my trainer earlier this week. I could use my old Raleigh International on it, but I’d rather put miles on a not-so-special bike.
10-05-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By ddeand

Maybe this a bit less ďbusyĒ. I eventually made a...

Maybe this a bit less ďbusyĒ. I eventually made a couple changes that perhaps detract from the style but add to the riding comfort. I put on a modern black saddle and changed the bar tape to black to...
10-05-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By ddeand

The International has been my main road bike. I...

The International has been my main road bike. I was A/Bing between the Int’l and my Miami Vice Ironman, and the Raleigh won out. I ride road and paths as well as some gravel rides. For the gravel, I...
10-05-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 56,532
Posted By ddeand

Thanks for the info. I have a non-chrome Tange...

Thanks for the info. I have a non-chrome Tange fork somewhere and could use that. But I wonít worry about the fork until next spring. I also have an old Serotta project I need to build up for next...
10-05-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 56,532
Posted By ddeand

Thanks! I really wonít know until I get it into...

Thanks! I really wonít know until I get it into the workshop to sort it out. But if thereís something essential, Iíll let you know. I was going to message you, too. It seems Iím riding on your...
10-05-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 56,532
Posted By ddeand

Well, I picked up this Viscount (initially posted...

Well, I picked up this Viscount (initially posted on the Appraisal Forum). It seems pretty solid, but it doesnít have all the original bits. It has the third iteration of the ďDeath ForkĒ which Iíll...
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By ddeand

Anybody have a Lambert or Viscount?

Just wondering if an old Viscount in pretty good condition would be worth $75? Looks like it might still have the Death Fork on it. What do you think - too quirky?
...
09-27-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ddeand

Since Iíve done the rattle can thing on a couple...

Since Iíve done the rattle can thing on a couple bikes, I wonder if I can get better results with a sprayer setup and higher quality paint. I think that was my aim by having a pro paint the frame. I...
09-27-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ddeand

I used the 2-part Spray Max Clear Coat on the...

I used the 2-part Spray Max Clear Coat on the Raleigh, and it worked well. I have a small spray setup and a very old, disposable tent that I could use as a spray booth outside. Maybe Iíll give that a...
09-27-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ddeand

I have some experience in painting bikes and...

I have some experience in painting bikes and guitars, so that’s definitely an option. And if it gets too expensive, I’ll do it myself. I will likely need practice with better paint than what you find...
09-27-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ddeand

Of course I will do this - I always try to do my...

Of course I will do this - I always try to do my homework, and this is part of it. A couple builders lost their shops during the local protests/riots, and I've got messages in to other builders. Just...
09-27-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ddeand

Whatís your experience having a bike painted?

Just checking to see what experiences any of you have had when having a bike painted by a pro. I have a vintage bike (early 1980s) that Iíd like to have wet painted (not powdercoated), but Iím not...
09-18-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By ddeand

Again, thanks for the help!

Again, thanks for the help!
09-17-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By ddeand

[Already gone]You pay shipping, I send you these tubular tires

[Taken]

Free (+shipping) A pair of CX tubular tires that presently will not hold air. One looks new and the other looks almost new. I donít have the skills, wheels, nor patience to get these...
09-15-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By ddeand

Thanks for the help. As far as going zero mph,...

Thanks for the help. As far as going zero mph, that’s probably safest in the basement.
09-14-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By ddeand

Speed Sensor w/ Garmin Question

I have a Garmin Edge 25 that Iíd like to use on my Kinetic bike trainer this winter. I just want verify what I need for the Edge 25 to give me my speed while Iím on the bike. If I get the Garmin...
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By ddeand

Thatís what I have on my Ironman, too.

Thatís what I have on my Ironman, too.
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