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12-08-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By martl

The R5 is a magnificent piece of engineering. It...

The R5 is a magnificent piece of engineering. It can be argued it is the first example of a car that took the genius Mini 2-box, lateral front engine, fwd, design to the modern hatchback we still see...
12-07-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By MauriceMoss

Multiple British builders used that style of...

Multiple British builders used that style of "shot-in"/fastback stay treatment by this point, so a bit more info (like a serial number) might help narrow things down. Also, some of these builders...
12-07-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25,442
Views: 3,282,945
Posted By SirMike1983

In the midst of re-building this very clean 1964...

In the midst of re-building this very clean 1964 Schwinn Traveler 3-speed. I've taken it down to the frame, cleaned, lubed, and am now re-assembling.
...
12-07-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By martl

(Walter'S car sounded better :D...

(Walter'S car sounded better :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I637NNHieY)

Also, there is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQugEZOrZSc
12-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By nlerner

Had a chance to scan the '84 catalog this...

Had a chance to scan the '84 catalog this morning. Here's a DropBox link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/14ao3pymv42pvkf/RaleighUSA_1984.pdf?dl=0

I'll also look into getting it uploaded to existing...
12-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By nlerner

Mods, can this thread be moved to the troll...

Mods, can this thread be moved to the troll subforum?
12-06-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By clubman

Watch The Goddess of 1967. The CitroŽn DS...

Watch The Goddess of 1967. The CitroŽn DS definitely came with a drooling towel.;)

Laboulaye & Bartholdi did a great job on the Stature of Liberty.

We won't talk about the Suez Canal.
12-06-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By cb400bill

I think that you would easily find on this forum...

I think that you would easily find on this forum many thread about the wonderful bikes from Motobecane, Moser, Gitane, Stella, Peugeot, Rene Herse, Singer, Follis, Mercier to name just a few.

Do...
12-06-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,020
Posted By repechage

Quite a trolling statement and possible question....

Quite a trolling statement and possible question.

Why don't you rephrase that, "I am biased and do not own one, so why should I bother?"
Because beautiful women appreciate them.
12-05-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By ejw

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are...

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are early Records. The front, with no slit in the cable stop. In the rear you can see the non-toothed, ball bearinged, steel jockey wheel at the bottom....
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
12-04-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 25,442
Views: 3,282,945
Posted By dirtman

I've had a few broken axles and stripped pinion...

I've had a few broken axles and stripped pinion gears but I've not seen one locked up or twisted like that. All of the hubs that had broken axles that I found were badly abused and run till they just...
12-03-21, 06:10 AM
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Views: 3,282,945
Posted By 2fat2fly

I had a neighbor bring me a bike yesterday with...

I had a neighbor bring me a bike yesterday with the rear wheel locked up tight. She said she was riding and all of a sudden the back wheel locked up, then broke free, then locked up again.
The SA AW...
11-14-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25,442
Views: 3,282,945
Posted By bazil4696

3 speed 1952 Claud Butler tandem dolled up for Christmas

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20211112_214759_2c9746479b3db44aa486aaceb33ca91c23d0ec22.jpg
From inside looking out...
10-08-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By Ged117

Kurt - the bike looks REAL nice. Great job....

Kurt - the bike looks REAL nice. Great job. During my ownership, keeping the grips and saddle in as-found condition was my highest priority. Those grips are 71 year old natural rubber, and they are...
10-08-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By markk900

Kurt: nice work so far - looks great. And thank...

Kurt: nice work so far - looks great. And thank you for resolving a nit I have had about my Humber of the same era: the front fender line on mine (and yours) seems perfect until the last 6" or so...
10-08-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,990
Posted By Maohaus

Way back at the start of this thread you...

Way back at the start of this thread you mentioned oxalic dip - Would appreciate knowing more about this and why you use it. Thanks
10-07-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By malcala622

We'll work something out. Let's focus on getting...

We'll work something out. Let's focus on getting the bike to you.
10-07-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By Korina

How do you feel about In-n-Out?

How do you feel about In-n-Out?
10-07-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By malcala622

I'm glad to help. I only take cheeseburgers...

I'm glad to help.

I only take cheeseburgers as form of payment.
10-07-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By Korina

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! ::flails:: ...

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! ::flails::

That really is rust on the spokes; the specs say stainless steel, so not all original. Still, she looks to be in pretty good condition.

Thank you...
10-07-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By malcala622

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1724/20211007_115011_95c4734d971496d7977bef50bc923311577c0366.jpg

Specialized Hardrock in tow
10-06-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 221,557
Posted By malcala622

Pm me

Pm me
08-11-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Enough. Please leave this thread. Thank you.

Enough. Please leave this thread. Thank you.
08-11-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By unterhausen

That sounds like dangerous hackery that I...

That sounds like dangerous hackery that I wouldn't have on one of my bikes. I don't understand your obsession with this thread, but you need to stop posting in it since trolling is against forum...
08-10-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By ThermionicScott

Blasfrejus! :lol:

Blasfrejus! :lol:
08-10-21, 01:26 PM
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Views: 1,673
Posted By sd5782

Another update, and more blasphemy

Sorry purists, especially the younger stronger type, but this old Frejus just got some more Japanese content. I always found the half step 47/50 crank to be beautiful, but not too useful to me at 64...
08-10-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My speculation would be that the holders Kool...

My speculation would be that the holders Kool Stop received and used for these reproductions might have been crimped more than normal. Thus leading to the undersized pads you received. Might there...
08-09-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,849
Posted By Velikus

Get your daughter an Abus 540 or Kryptonite New...

Get your daughter an Abus 540 or Kryptonite New York lock and hope she uses it. That's about the best you can do. It's college.

Also, there's really no such thing as "a good cable lock" - they're...
08-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,671
Posted By JaccoW

Fully loaded test ride. :D This should be...

Fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't finalized but with a fully packed rear, empty frame bag and 70% full rando bag I should have some...
08-09-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25,442
Views: 3,282,945
Posted By BFisher

Check out the dropout to stay connection. EF for...

Check out the dropout to stay connection. EF for sure. Combo construction methods.
08-09-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By dddd

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960...

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960 I think.

BTW, the same-year's Varsity model would have 26" wheels and a four-speed block.

I paid around $250 for this example found locally. The...
08-09-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25,442
Views: 3,282,945
Posted By SirMike1983

Over the past few weeks, I've been reviving this...

Over the past few weeks, I've been reviving this 1949-50 Schwinn Superior three speed. It is a bit of an oddity - an electroforged frame with a seamless and brazed bottom bracket housing...
08-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,704
Posted By Doug Fattic

Braze-on front derailleurs vary a lot in where...

Braze-on front derailleurs vary a lot in where the attaching bolt is in height above the bottom bracket. This is one reason I gave up using front derailleur braze-ons (as well as the reason JDT...
08-09-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,704
Posted By JohnDThompson

I've never been a big fan of braze-on front...

I've never been a big fan of braze-on front derailleurs. Not only do they limit your chainring choices, they also are brazed on the thinnest part of the seat tube. I've seen cases where a chain jam...
08-08-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,849
Posted By scarlson

This. It all depends on the university she's...

This. It all depends on the university she's going to.

Campuses in rural or affluent suburban areas in my experience don't have as much of a theft problem, and locking the bike next to a big...
08-08-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By ShannonM

Thanks to all who offered suggestions, and...

Thanks to all who offered suggestions, and especially to 79pmooney for the idea to try a 118 bottom bracket in place of the 122.5 that Shimano specs with the FC-MT60 crank.

Swapped out the bottom...
08-08-21, 06:40 PM
08-08-21, 06:23 PM
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Posted By clubman

IMO, the original, older SA shifter cables with...

IMO, the original, older SA shifter cables with fulcrum stops are superior. Far less friction and typically, they are impervious to oxidation as well as accommodating wider variations of stem and bar...
08-08-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By BFisher

Hub date code of 75.

Hub date code of 75.
08-08-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,483
Posted By P!N20

This one. ...

This one.

https://www.lincolnelectric.com/en-au/education-center/PublishingImages/ArticleImages/tallbike_large.jpg
08-08-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By PilotFishBob

Looks like I misspoke in my case. I remember them...

Looks like I misspoke in my case. I remember them going very snugly, but it looks like that was at the pinch points. Here's a fore-and-aft shot, it's definitely a bit loose in the rear. They brake...
08-08-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By BFisher

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1254x1672/img_20210808_173935_d22be95f4688aa6cb196323e9231c70c9b8e4685.jpg
...
08-08-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,849
Posted By canklecat

I doubt uglyfication would matter to most...

I doubt uglyfication would matter to most opportunistic thieves. They'll steal anything.

And thieves who know bikes won't be fooled by deliberately crappifying a bike. They'll recognize decent...
08-08-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,849
Posted By machinist42

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed...

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed and flat bars..." is uglifaction enough?
08-08-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Velo Mule

I put the saddle on my Schwinn LeTour Luxe...

I put the saddle on my Schwinn LeTour Luxe yesterday and also adjusted the derailleur to work. I took the bike for a spin and was making adjustments and lubricating the front derailleur, so I...
08-08-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,454
Views: 444,438
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't think you're going to be able to find one...

I don't think you're going to be able to find one easily without purchasing a derailleur that has one. I have fixed two of these using either a ball bearing or JB Weld in my Victory derailleurs....
08-08-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have a '74 DL-1 with red Kool Stops. A perfect...

I have a '74 DL-1 with red Kool Stops. A perfect fit for me, nice and tight. BFisher may be right on dimensions changing over time. Seems unlikely, but....
08-08-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,180
Posted By BFisher

My only guess is that the dimensions of the pads...

My only guess is that the dimensions of the pads and holders changed over time. The only thing I have to go by is that the Kool Stop rod brake pads fit about as good as can be into the holders on my...
08-08-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By T-Mar

Franklin is the marque of Jack Trumbull, a highly...

Franklin is the marque of Jack Trumbull, a highly respected, Ohio based , custom builder, who started in the late 1970s. He was still in business as recently as 3 years ago but his website,...
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