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06-12-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Renngrrl

I was wondering if he was referring to one of...

I was wondering if he was referring to one of these? My 63 sport came with something very similar, says Brooks on the back plate

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06-12-17, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Renngrrl

as my DH says, cheap is the enemy of good ; ) ...

as my DH says, cheap is the enemy of good ; )

I've looked at the newer B66s and they are slightly different. I'd love to have a numbered saddle. I send a message offline.
06-12-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Renngrrl

what about repairing a B66? I have a saddle on my...

what about repairing a B66? I have a saddle on my gent DL1 that need some love. The leather has split.

I have the vinyl brooks on my '79 Puch commuter and my behind protests at around mile 10....
06-12-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

I am thinking of fiddling with the gearing....

I am thinking of fiddling with the gearing. Yesterdays ride was flat but the head winds we rode into made the day into an endurance ride. My fault - I decided to go storm chasing into an area known...
06-11-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17,592
Views: 1,929,080
Posted By Renngrrl

Wildwood Yup It was her first day out. I...

Wildwood Yup It was her first day out. I believe I turned to my DH at about mile 5 and said there needs to be some changes made ;)

I also learned that rod brakes in the rain are more of a...
06-11-17, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

Great minds think alike. I did something similar...

Great minds think alike. I did something similar the other night. New headlight and gatorskins so I had to take the Puch out "just around the neighborhood". It was a gorgeous night with an almost...
06-11-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17,592
Views: 1,929,080
Posted By Renngrrl

Sacramento to Clarkburg and back

Finally got Murphy up and running. It's June - see those clouds? They are coming my way. Epic ride to Clarksburg and back.
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06-03-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

There is a nice Tourist on CL in SF right now. I...

There is a nice Tourist on CL in SF right now. I don't need another but I'm considering buying it because it has the rack /sigh
05-31-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

Winner winner chicken dinner! I knew you folks...

Winner winner chicken dinner! I knew you folks would know.

A quick google image surf and I've found the racks. I love the bent tubes instead of hinged. Makes it look much more elegant. I hope a...
05-30-17, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

speaking of rear racks on 3 speeds, can anyone id...

speaking of rear racks on 3 speeds, can anyone id this rear rack?

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05-30-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,951
Posted By Renngrrl

Bicycle Addict, cycleheimer, noglider, 2cam16, ...

Bicycle Addict, cycleheimer, noglider, 2cam16, You ain't kidding. The DH just dragged an old huffy home yesterday. We are approaching S-1.
3speedslow I know! I've found almost nothing about...
05-27-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,951
Posted By Renngrrl

I was able to get some of the grime off both...

I was able to get some of the grime off both bikes. The step through is a 1957 schwinn, I'm guessing a starlet from the coaster brakes. It's the 26 in rim version. The 3 speed Grand Champion cleaned...
05-26-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,230,951
Posted By Renngrrl

So I finally have something to post here. My DH...

So I finally have something to post here. My DH saved two bikes today and I know almost nothing about them. One is a grand champion 3 speed and the other is mystery. I'm most interested in the big...
05-26-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

clubman The gentleman's name is Mr. Giulliano...

clubman The gentleman's name is Mr. Giulliano Alborghetti. He's rather famous among the fashionista. Style Inspiration: Mr. Alborghetti from Milan | SARTORIALE...
05-26-17, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

Congrats! I'm looking for one myself.

Congrats! I'm looking for one myself.
05-26-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

Don't laugh but I think I have both those...

Don't laugh but I think I have both those pictures tagged on my "seriously pretty men' pintrest board. Forget the lycra and ride a vintage 3 speed or dutch bike. That's the trendy style now in...
05-25-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By Renngrrl

I'm glad you were able to find replacements for...

I'm glad you were able to find replacements for the fenders. OMG those handlebars. I can't wait to see it restored.
05-25-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Renngrrl

@BigChief...

@BigChief (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/bigchief-398265.html) I've seen leather used to dampen the sound of the chain slapping against the chain stay. I could see applying a thin leather to the...
05-24-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Renngrrl

I'll try to contact Yellow Jersey tomorrow. ...

I'll try to contact Yellow Jersey tomorrow.

I seem to be having adventures in pursuit of unontainium between looking for a rear rack and the chain case. I can't bring myself to drill through the...
05-24-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Renngrrl

Thanks Big. I was looking at those. Are they...

Thanks Big. I was looking at those. Are they metal or plastic?
05-24-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Renngrrl

aftermarket metal full chain case for DL-1L?

Morning,

Still working on my Raleigh loop. Can't wait to be able to ride her.
Has anyone run across an aftermarket full chain case that matches the original 1950s? I've seen a few but they all...
05-22-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Renngrrl

Upcoming SF sunday streets June 11, 2017

SUNDAY STREETS SUNSET/GOLDEN GATE PARK (http://sundaystreetssf.com/season-schedule/sunset061117/)
JUNE 11TH, 2017 | 11:00AM – 4:00PM

The Sunday...
05-21-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

gster That's a deal on those saddlebags. I love...

gster That's a deal on those saddlebags. I love them.
05-20-17, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,750
Posted By Renngrrl

Thank you. You just answered about 4 questions I...

Thank you. You just answered about 4 questions I had on painting, decals, and whether I'll be burnt at the stake for ever considering changing either.
05-20-17, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

Rats! wish I could do it but I have a conflict...

Rats! wish I could do it but I have a conflict that weekend (June is social calendar mayhem). Seriously it's a nice train trip on the coast starlight. $86 each way with the bike and two nights...
05-20-17, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

I agree wholeheartedly. They are far from the...

I agree wholeheartedly. They are far from the same thing. As for organizing one, you couldn't pay me enough. ;) Too close to what I do for a living and I live for days when someone else is in charge....
05-18-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

If that sweet lady were closer... /sigh I hope...

If that sweet lady were closer... /sigh I hope she finds somebody to love her.

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05-18-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By Renngrrl

How I found these people is because I was trying...

How I found these people is because I was trying to track down this rack. It's the closest rack I've seen to the brochure photos.Chroming Rear Rack 28" | Accessories | Racks | Lovelybikes.com...
05-18-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By Renngrrl

This was a first for me as I thought everybody...

This was a first for me as I thought everybody used the koolstops. It says they manufacture their own. The images are from their ad. 563877563878
05-18-17, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By Renngrrl

Brake pads for rod brake bikes from Lovely Bikes?

has anyone used these folks? Rod Brake Pads for classic Bikes | Parts | Brakes | Lovelybikes.com (http://www.lovelybikes.com/classic-bike-rod-brake-pads.html)

These could answer a lot of people's...
05-18-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Renngrrl

It was originally set for Sun the 11th but there...

It was originally set for Sun the 11th but there was a conflict. The Sacramento Tweed group has a FB page you can follow for future dates and other rides throughout the area...
05-18-17, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Renngrrl

I'm going to suggest something with an upright...

I'm going to suggest something with an upright seating position that can haul lots of stuff especially in the California colleges. I'd worry more about traffic, pedestrians, and bad drivers then the...
05-18-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Renngrrl

Sacramento Tweed Ride Announcment June 10th

Tweed ride coming up in a few weeks.

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05-18-17, 07:51 AM
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Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

There is a local Tweed ride coming up in June. ...

There is a local Tweed ride coming up in June. I'm envious of organized rides that are longer then a few miles around town. I was under the impression the Lake Peppin ride was out on rural roads...
05-17-17, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Renngrrl

Enfield. BSA cranks have the initials in them. ...

Enfield. BSA cranks have the initials in them.

Keep the photos coming! So many gorgeous bikes. I wish there was a similar event out here on the west coast.

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05-17-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By Renngrrl

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05-17-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By Renngrrl

I'll be at Bike Dog picking up extra coasters for...

I'll be at Bike Dog picking up extra coasters for BF folks. Perfect place to lift one in your direction ; )
05-16-17, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63,072
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Posted By Renngrrl

Didn't know whether to post this under saved from...

Didn't know whether to post this under saved from the dump or here but the price is right for a schwinn /ducks 1950s Mens Schwinn - $45 (Galt) 563641
That's a chunky looking light system. I'd post...
05-16-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Renngrrl

Thanks. The paint damage is on the left side of...

Thanks. The paint damage is on the left side of the top tube. I'll see what magic I can accomplish when it gets home tomorrow. There is no sign of the clips for the skirt. I'm wondering if I'll have...
05-16-17, 10:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,721
Posted By Renngrrl

The train to Portland is nice and cheap if pick...

The train to Portland is nice and cheap if pick your dates well. I think it's $20 to bring back a bike. Someone had a used Guvnor in my size for 300 and there was a workcycles cheap too. I was...
05-16-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,721
Posted By Renngrrl

Portland has all the good bikes. When I'm...

Portland has all the good bikes. When I'm cruising CL for Pashleys and Gazelles, that's where they are.
05-16-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 24,644
Posted By Renngrrl

Back in my past (film industry and historical...

Back in my past (film industry and historical reenactment) we used coffee, tea, and Rit dye in cocoa brown to give garments an aged look. For the record, tea always worked better for me over coffee....
05-15-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,470
Posted By Renngrrl

People just dump bikes at a dump and you can sift...

People just dump bikes at a dump and you can sift through them and take them home?? :eek:
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05-15-17, 09:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,204
Posted By Renngrrl

54, I learned around 5 and thus began my ritual...

54, I learned around 5 and thus began my ritual groundings until about age 8. I would just ride for miles until I was lost sending my parents into apoplectic shock.
05-15-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

That's a scene of absolute beauty right there! ...

That's a scene of absolute beauty right there!

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05-15-17, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Renngrrl

Nail polish is brilliant. It's that kind of...

Nail polish is brilliant. It's that kind of color. There is another one running around in Sacramento, a gents with no european safety tail (or whatever you call the white rear fenders)

Hub is...
05-15-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Renngrrl

Can't find them in cream. Really it's a non-issue...

Can't find them in cream. Really it's a non-issue to anyone but me. I just have a thing about cream tires.
Here's what they looked like complete. I can recreate the skirt guards once I figure out...
05-15-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By Renngrrl

The origins Elimin-8er 27x1.25 come in red....

The origins Elimin-8er 27x1.25 come in red. Violates velo rule #19 on matching tires to paint colors and jerseys but what the heck. I shall continue to run contrary to vintage color decorum until...
05-15-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24,828
Views: 3,064,415
Posted By Renngrrl

I most likely will and save the original...

I most likely will and save the original obviously. It will look stellar on tweed rides. I may bring it with me to L'eroica next year just toodle around town on Sat.
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05-15-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Renngrrl

Shifting was little cranky on the ride. I love...

Shifting was little cranky on the ride. I love that the IGH are almost bomb proof but I'd rather clean her out prior to any abuse I bring.

Perfect. I remember meguiars wax from my youth. Thanks....
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