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05-27-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Charles Wahl

I ride a frame regularly that precedes this by...

I ride a frame regularly that precedes this by several years; it's heavy but reliable and built with care. Has the same dropouts, pretty much: the "Stallard" pattern. I'm attached to it and hope that...
07-05-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,573
Posted By Charles Wahl

I didn't think the frame was low-end. It weighs...

I didn't think the frame was low-end. It weighs under 3.1 kg, the same as early '70s Raleigh International or Competition, Motobécane Le Champion, and Bob Jackson frames with similar tubesets.
07-05-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,573
Posted By Charles Wahl

This might be a help: ...

This might be a help:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/13175746@N05/albums/72157630922118844
Photos aren't mine, but seller's. I bought the frame, and built it up for my son. Also repainted by...
07-03-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,354
Posted By Charles Wahl

Vintage-style adjustment: a long-handled box-end...

Vintage-style adjustment: a long-handled box-end wrench, 10 mm.
Mine is from Mac tools, though Snap-On is the C&V upgrade path. You turn both bolts with wrench handle held exiting the rear of the...
01-06-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Charles Wahl

You don't show the right-side actuator stuff you...

You don't show the right-side actuator stuff you have. If you have one of the "crappy bellcrank" ones, then Mark Stonich (MnHPVA Guy) can fix you up -- he knows how to repurpose a Shimano one.
02-15-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,099
Posted By Charles Wahl

These are about the nicest brake levers I've come...

These are about the nicest brake levers I've come across; and I have quite a few:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4127/5414252063_ab5d8345ec_z.jpg
03-04-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,396
Posted By Charles Wahl

Sorry about that, I had to delete the post...

Sorry about that, I had to delete the post because I somehow inserted links rather than the actual photo. Here's my post previous to Rabid Koala's:

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03-14-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,119
Posted By Charles Wahl

Not to be confused with Reynolds 401(k) which...

Not to be confused with Reynolds 401(k) which seemed like a good idea, but was very prone to catastrophic failure.
08-07-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,709
Posted By Charles Wahl

The Shimano 600 shifters from series 6207...

The Shimano 600 shifters from series 6207 (friction) or 6208 (first indexed, with friction option) will fit too! And they're very finger-friendly. I don't know if any of the later 63** or 64** ones...
02-12-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,987
Posted By Charles Wahl

Mavic G40s and MA40s are both vintage rims from...

Mavic G40s and MA40s are both vintage rims from the same period as the GP4s. The G40 preceded the MA40, both gray with eyelets, about 13 mm wide inside, 19 mm outside.The MA40 is a bit "squarer" in...
01-30-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By Charles Wahl

My first bicycle was a red 24"-wheeled Triumph,...

My first bicycle was a red 24"-wheeled Triumph, bought in England when we lived there (I was in primary school). When I bought my Raleigh road frame back in 1985, you could either get one branded...
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