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07-01-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 18,896
Posted By 76SLT

88 Tempo

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06-01-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,865
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200...

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200 miles on it since new.

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05-10-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By 76SLT

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going...

I finally finished the bike. I ended up going with Velocity rims with Dura Ace hubs. I mentioned in an earlier post that I wanted to use parts from all the extras I had and I pretty much kept to that...
03-22-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be there if it's not raining.

I'll be there if it's not raining.
01-25-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,166
Posted By 76SLT

I look forward to being there. It should be a...

I look forward to being there. It should be a lot of fun.
12-13-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By 76SLT

I knew I'd get a lot of great advice from this...

I knew I'd get a lot of great advice from this group. I'll make a decision later today or in the next few days. This build is going to be fun because of the bike I chose to use. I wanted something...
12-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By 76SLT

It's a shame this bike will exist longer than Sears as a company.

I just picked up this really clean Sears Sport Racer. The guys neighbor bought it new and put just over 300 miles on it according to the odometer and according to what the original owner said. I...
11-27-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By 76SLT

This is how it looked when I got it from the...

This is how it looked when I got it from the original owner's daughter. I was surprised to see suicide levers on it. My future plans are to install barcons, then wrap the bars in solid red or black,...
11-25-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,411
Posted By 76SLT

You know I already told you I was in for it. I...

You know I already told you I was in for it. I think it's a great plan.
11-24-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By 76SLT

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Nervex lugs on my 71 Competition
11-21-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By 76SLT

Another great video. I really enjoyed it. Keep...

Another great video. I really enjoyed it. Keep them coming.
10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
10-08-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,196
Posted By 76SLT

I just got this yesterday. It's an 80 but was...

I just got this yesterday. It's an 80 but was bought new in 82. I've wanted one for quiet a while. It has less than 20 miles on it. Only the first 3 gears in the freewheel have grease on them. The...
07-15-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,182
Posted By 76SLT

I've been to the new bike cave, and it's even...

I've been to the new bike cave, and it's even more impressive in person. John has done a fantastic job with putting it all together in a way that makes it interesting to even people who never gave...
04-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,204
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many...

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many years.
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03-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,985
Posted By 76SLT

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Schwinn Volare...
01-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 77. ...

This is my 77.
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01-16-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,357
Posted By 76SLT

Still no identification on this bike other than...

Still no identification on this bike other than it's British, and it's from the late 40s or 50s. I built up the frame so no parts are original. Any guesses?
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01-11-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,311
Posted By 76SLT

This was my first time using the shellac method....

This was my first time using the shellac method. I used 3 coats of amber over bright red tape to get this darker red shade. It gave me the look I was shooting for on an old English bike....
12-31-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,067
Posted By 76SLT

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in...

That's a beautiful bike. It will fit right in with your outstanding collection. Congratulations!
12-25-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,174
Posted By 76SLT

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original...

My 80 Schwinn Super LeTour. Completely original except for the seat. Still has the original tires. I've had it since new....
12-20-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,404
Posted By 76SLT

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still...

My 78 Superior that I bought new in 79, and still have it.
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12-06-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,615
Posted By 76SLT

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11-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,772
Posted By 76SLT

It sure does. ...

It sure does.
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11-22-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,647
Posted By 76SLT

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a...

It's good to revisit these old videos once in a while for those who are new to the forum and have never seen them before. Thanks for the link!
11-12-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,755
Posted By 76SLT

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and...

My Bianchi has an Ofmega crankset, pedals and rear hub, Modolo brakes and Gipiemme rear dropouts.
...
11-12-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,184
Posted By 76SLT

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets...

Very nice looking bike. Someday when life gets back to normal, we can do a Raleigh ride.
11-01-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By 76SLT

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄 ...

Nope, here's where you do that. 😄

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10-31-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,662
Posted By 76SLT

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10-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 29,517
Posted By 76SLT

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My Sears Puch Ted Williams Sport Racer. A never ending project.
09-14-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,134
Posted By 76SLT

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That...

Steve, you certainly hosted a great ride. That area is really pretty for bicycling. It was great seeing some guys again and meeting new ones too. I wish I could have rode longer with you all, but I...
09-08-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,349
Posted By 76SLT

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by...

A couple weeks ago I helped out my neighbor by cleaning up and selling his 73 Varsity for him. It's the first Varsity I've worked on, and I was impressed with how well it rode, and how well the...
08-13-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,845
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 71. ...

Here's my 71.
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08-11-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,053
Posted By 76SLT

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71...

Maillard 700's on new VO 27" rims on my 71 Competition.
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07-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10,259
Views: 1,286,710
Posted By 76SLT

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was...

Thanks! The closest color match I could find was these two from Krylon that I found at Hobby Lobby. One is Purple and the other is called Gum Drop. Then I shot it with clear coat....
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10,259
Views: 1,286,710
Posted By 76SLT

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made...

I completed the Ironman today. Changes I made were I replaced the Scott bars with a Nitto B115, I replaced the cassette with a new 12/28, new bar wrap, new Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 tires, and I custom...
07-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,574
Posted By 76SLT

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured...

I have a set of Super Champion rims with textured rims like those.
07-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,033
Posted By 76SLT

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm...

I'll be watching this thread with interest. I'm still trying to determine who made my early 50s British bike. Mine has the earlier Nervex Pro lugs mentioned earlier. My fork is Accles & Pollock but...
06-17-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10,259
Views: 1,286,710
Posted By 76SLT

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not...

I just bought this last week. It's an 88 but not sure what the paint scheme is called. I think it's Purple Haze, right?...
05-28-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,598
Posted By 76SLT

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B17 Special on my Superior.
Replies: 28
Views: 4,384
Posted By 76SLT

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now...

That looks great! You did a nice job with it. Now ride and enjoy it.
04-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By 76SLT

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a...

I went with nos chainrings, an SR 52T and a Sugino 38T. They look nice and will work well. The hardest part was dealing with two Ebay sellers that just didn't ship, or even answer my inquiry...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,139
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,139
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,868
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my 72 U08. ...

Here's my 72 U08.

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03-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,448
Posted By 76SLT

That's a great looking bike you found. You're...

That's a great looking bike you found. You're gonna love it. Welcome to the club.
...
02-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By 76SLT

You all had great advice, and with that advice I...

You all had great advice, and with that advice I was able to make adjustments that resulted in a perfectly centered wheel. Thank you all.
Bernie
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,097
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-06-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,028
Posted By 76SLT

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02-02-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,394
Posted By 76SLT

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or...

Here's some pics of mine. It had no decals or headbadge to identify it, but bf members helped identify it as probably being s Sears Ted Williams Sport Racer because of the Campy components on it, and...
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