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03-23-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 260,905
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Your Thinking is likely rightr!

I have the same paint scheme on what I have deciphered to be a 1971 Raleigh Competition. It does indeed have Zeus cranks.

It was interesting to me that the Competition was in the Raleigh brochures...
02-13-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Museum of Science and Industry, has an bicycle...

Museum of Science and Industry, has an bicycle museum.. I haven't been but I've been told that it is quite extensive.
02-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

We definitely are NOT going this year. I will...

We definitely are NOT going this year. I will miss the beautiful area of WI, We have however, added some other rides this year to perhaps make up for it. I think the most interesting new ride this...
02-01-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Sprocket Turner

T-Mar you are an example of what makes this forum...

T-Mar you are an example of what makes this forum so awesome. The information / research / knowledge that our members have and are willing to share is incredible.
02-01-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Wow: sure are almost twins. Nice bike you have...

Wow: sure are almost twins. Nice bike you have there. Looks like your fork is intact though!! You could always upgrade.....then box your old fork and send it to me........ (just kidding)
01-31-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Sprocket Turner

So as you can see - the dent in the fork. ...

So as you can see - the dent in the fork. Ugh!!!! Suggestions / Recommendations / Solutions???

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01-31-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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01-31-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Sprocket Turner

1980 Miyata 710

A recent find - my size. The pictures are of the bike as I found it, uncleaned, untouched. It appears to me that the prior owner took care of this bike and likely gave up on it because of the flaw...
01-12-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,004
Views: 260,905
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I hope you won't have to. Sent you a PM

I hope you won't have to. Sent you a PM
08-26-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I sent an email via craigslist. I'm very...

I sent an email via craigslist. I'm very interested in it for my 5'2" spouse.
06-09-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Gonna see what we can do make this one. Thank...

Gonna see what we can do make this one. Thank you for the post.
04-28-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,290
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Thank you! Fortunately she is OK. A little bit...

Thank you! Fortunately she is OK. A little bit of pain both from hitting her collar bone dead on and maybe a little bit of wounded pride.

I hope everyone has a great ride.

PICTURES PLEASE !
04-27-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,290
Posted By Sprocket Turner

We were digging post holes for the new garden...

We were digging post holes for the new garden fence............ until it started to snow. It didn't accumulate thank goodness. Unfortunately we won't make it this year (heavy sigh). Jill did a...
04-26-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,290
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Bumping. Sunday seems to be a much better...

Bumping. Sunday seems to be a much better choice weather wise. I'm hoping to be able to change our schedules and to see you all there!
04-25-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,290
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I too also did this ride several years ago. It...

I too also did this ride several years ago. It was a good ride, lots of fun, good people and nice bikes. I came up for it last year....but the weather was NOT cooperative.

I / We - are going...
03-01-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,096
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Well said!!! I was able to get a friend of mine...

Well said!!! I was able to get a friend of mine to do RAGBRAI - we weren't going to necessarily ride together his first year. As a warm up - he rode RAIN (Ride Across Indiana) a 160 miler. .On...
02-16-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,096
Posted By Sprocket Turner

So inspiring. I just recently inherited /...

So inspiring. I just recently inherited / acquired 1974 Raleigh International. The previous owner had ridden a quite a number of miles and states and he took great care of this bike, but he now...
02-13-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,096
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Now the question is.........how about doing it on...

Now the question is.........how about doing it on a vintage bike? I would love to see a slew of us, all on vintage bikes doing the ride together.
02-10-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Suntour Pedal Caps

So I lost one of my caps to my Suntour GPX pedals.

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It has...
02-09-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,618
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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02-09-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,618
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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02-09-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,873
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Buellester - THANK YOU for posting and sharing. ...

Buellester - THANK YOU for posting and sharing. I suspect many of us have all been there, Something gone wrong in the worst possible way, but I think that it also prepares us. We sometimes need...
02-09-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,933
Posted By Sprocket Turner

BUT WAIT!!!!!! There's competition. Would you pay...

BUT WAIT!!!!!! There's competition. Would you pay more for the following in as much it is already assembled and you don't have to do anything but hang it on a wall......I mean ride it?

New 1988...
02-08-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,096
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Having the camper is AN EXCELLENT IDEA, one that...

Having the camper is AN EXCELLENT IDEA, one that I did every year that I've done RAGBRAI. Since I see you are in Texas one of your fellow statesman that I met in 2006 had made up his own T-Shirts....
02-08-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,096
Posted By Sprocket Turner

My first RAGBRAI was in 2006 and I would...

My first RAGBRAI was in 2006 and I would recommend it to anyone and everyone. I know that I had spoken to a couple of others about organizing a vintage group to do the ride. I'm not sure about this...
02-08-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,121
Posted By Sprocket Turner

LMAO - uh no, but we both know where I am now!!! ...

LMAO - uh no, but we both know where I am now!!! We are going to have to get together this riding season here in Indiana. Perhaps brown county or something more central like Indy.
02-08-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Motobecane Nomade - 1971 ? I think

I acquired this bike from the original owner along with a 1974 Cresent and a recumbent (which I will post in a different thread).

I'm trying to identify the year, or what the bike looked like with...
02-07-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,121
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I'll add my condolences, having been a victim as...

I'll add my condolences, having been a victim as well. A lot of wise sage advice was given here. One of the things that helps me today, is I have scans and other data types that I have both...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,581
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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1973 Mondia Special

I'm kinda of envious. I would love...
02-02-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,370
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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02-02-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,370
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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1971 Raleigh Competition - As acquired

My understanding is...
01-26-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,028
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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My first Cresent as acquired just a few weeks ago.

I...
10-03-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sprocket Turner

The second weekend in September I suspect works....

The second weekend in September I suspect works. You mentioned the Hilly Hundred, and in this direction the Apple Cider Century is always the last weekend in Sept. (they get about 5000 riders from...
10-03-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sprocket Turner

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1990 Lemond - tribute bike final assembly
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08-26-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Damn, damn and oh yeah did I say damn? That...

Damn, damn and oh yeah did I say damn? That said, my guess is that we are not going to be able to make the ride (heavy sigh), and I was so looking forward to it. Steve don't take our inability to...
08-18-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Ever have one of those technology not working...

Ever have one of those technology not working days? I certainly have in writting up my ride summary for the DD. I've learned that you can't start writing a message and walk away from the...
08-07-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Hmmm. Might like that! I'll talk with...

Hmmm. Might like that!

I'll talk with Jill tonight see if she is going to bring her Lemond (and hence I will send you her write up) and at this time I have no choice but to bring the Trek...
08-07-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Getting ready. Don't you hate it when you...

Getting ready. Don't you hate it when you finally decide what you want to bring, and you discover that you have a missing part? Ugh. Missing a Suntour pedal dust cap. Perfection is a lot of...
08-04-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Robbie, BTW regarding shirt sizes........: If...

Robbie,
BTW regarding shirt sizes........: If the shirts are more than we are willing to pay more.

Jill = Small
Peter = Large
08-04-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I just saw this - I will ask her what she has...

I just saw this - I will ask her what she has that is working and what she is willing to do (no promises - as this has not been our winter, spring, summer for riding, nor bike maintenance, nor...
07-31-18, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Good idea - so if everyone copies and pastes the...

Good idea - so if everyone copies and pastes the names below and adds theirs - then we would have a running complete cheat sheet.

Kris Hodgkins = Hodgykins
Peter Hru = Sprocket Turner
07-16-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

I know that both Jill and I are looking forward...

I know that both Jill and I are looking forward to the weekend. I'm not sure yet what we are going to bring as bikes. Likely no new ones (nothing is done yet and I just don't see getting them done...
07-10-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Jill and I are both in for a Friday night get...

Jill and I are both in for a Friday night get together and likely a Sunday ride as well. If it matters neither of us drink alcohol.

We are excited for the ride this year, but not sure what we are...
06-22-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Steve - Is the Peoria ride going to get it's own...

Steve - Is the Peoria ride going to get it's own thread? We already have the date on the calendar. There's family in Pekin who we have told that we are going on your ride.
06-22-18, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Have we settled on a date yet? I know of two of...

Have we settled on a date yet? I know of two of us that want it on our calendar. Maybe the rat-rod (1973 Frejus) will be done by then - it had better be sooner or I'm going to be in trouble.
05-28-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

We made our hotel reservations and are all set. ...

We made our hotel reservations and are all set. We are looking forward to seeing everyone!!!
05-28-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 146,279
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Did you notice how happy everyone was on the Andy...

Did you notice how happy everyone was on the Andy Griffith show? Did you notice that no one is married...........except Otis, and we see how he spent his time.
05-23-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Sprocket Turner

Steve, is there a posting on your 3rd annual...

Steve, is there a posting on your 3rd annual Peoria Vintage & Steel ride ?
05-23-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Sprocket Turner

We're in (oops, I spoke for her.........if I...

We're in (oops, I spoke for her.........if I speak for her and she doesn't hear it, am I still in trouble?). I vote for sometime in October rather than September.

For anyone who is considering...
04-21-18, 06:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,255
Posted By Sprocket Turner

We were doing our best to show up, neither of us...

We were doing our best to show up, neither of us have been outside on a bike this year. Ugh!!! We just can't do it. Although we can't physically be there for the ride, our hearts are and we are...
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