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02-15-13, 12:47 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Hope to get some photos taken this weekend!

Hope to get some photos taken this weekend!
02-12-13, 12:43 PM
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Posted By biglee67

'67 Raleigh Sprite 5-spd

Thanks for the imput. I like the bike, and if the hub works, it would be rideable. I'd also considered parting it out, but I try to do that as a last resort. One option I'd tossed around was to...
02-11-13, 12:26 PM
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Posted By biglee67

'67 Raleigh Sprite 5-spd

Hubby bought a women's '67 Raleigh Sprite 5-spd at an auction this wknd for $10. It's in pretty rough shape as it appears to have been left outside for about 10 yrs! The tires are shot and the...
05-14-12, 10:34 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Measuring for replacement Sturmey Archer shifter cable?

I originally just posted this in C&V, but finally found "English 3-spds" thread again!

I have two bikes that I need to replace the shifter cable for the Sturmey Archer 3-spds. One is a '71 Ladies...
05-13-12, 07:50 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Which Sturmey Archer NOS cable?

First, I thought there was a "English 3-spd" section on this forum or on the CABE. Can't find it. Anyway....

I have two bikes that I need to replace the shifter cable for the Sturmey Archer...
04-14-12, 12:55 PM
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Posted By biglee67

For what it's worth, here is a link to a 1951...

For what it's worth, here is a link to a 1951 Raleigh catalog on Sheldon Brown's webpage: http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/catalogs/1951-england/index.html. Several pages are dedicated to the...
04-14-12, 12:40 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Pitchpole: FYI, I came across this blog...

Pitchpole:

FYI, I came across this blog post about rehabing an old frame (he has an entire series abt refurbishing an old Raleigh 3-spd). Plus, it's a great blog abt Raleigh's anyway. ...
04-14-12, 11:13 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Gorgeous bike. So jealous of your daughter!

Gorgeous bike. So jealous of your daughter!
04-14-12, 11:09 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Bike Swap in Sacramento, Apr 29th

Vintage Road/Commuter/Touring/Single Speed/Swap meet. Sun, apr 29th, 9am-2pm @ 1712 L St, Sacramento. Next to Edible Pedal. Proceeds go to Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen.

916-822-5969,...
04-12-12, 10:52 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Here's a cartoon post by Bikeyface posted on her...

Here's a cartoon post by Bikeyface posted on her blog. http://bikeyface.com/2012/04/12/60/.

Her cartoon commentary is soooo appropriate!

Enjoy, S
04-09-12, 09:34 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Some CA bike laws:...

Some CA bike laws: http://www.sacbike.org/sacbiking/CVCLaws.htm.

Re: the light, see 21201.d
04-02-12, 11:17 AM
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Posted By biglee67

These were soooo funny...:lol: Sad, but funny. I...

These were soooo funny...:lol: Sad, but funny. I must be very lucky. Just recently started in the C&V hobby, having overhauled/refurbished 4 bikes now. The owner of my LBS (no one else works...
04-02-12, 10:19 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Re: Trails. Not sure about 'popular' as I don't...

Re: Trails. Not sure about 'popular' as I don't live in the area, but here's a site in which you can search by type and location for trails. ...
03-29-12, 10:32 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Great looking bike! I really like the front...

Great looking bike! I really like the front rack, too. However, I was looking for an internally geared hub and a bike w/ a chainguard. I don't think I saw the allant anywhere, most shops had the...
03-29-12, 10:30 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Thanks for the input. I bought the Electra. I'd...

Thanks for the input. I bought the Electra. I'd decided that to get a Pashley, I had to go almost all the way to San Francisco (3hrs) and not many dealers around for service/parts. I liked the...
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Posted By biglee67

Stockton Cycle Show, Apr 15th

Just wanted to post this bike swap (I'm not affiliated).

Sunday, Apr 15, 2012 @ the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. 6:00 - 3:00. $5 admission. It is in conjunction w/ the Stockton Car Show &...
03-18-12, 11:13 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Reviews on the Globe Daily, Pashley, Electra?

I'm pondering a new bike (ladies style). I want to test ride the Globe Daily 8spd, Electra Amsterdam 8spd, and the Pashley Sovereign Princess 5spd. I like the more upright casual riding type bike. ...
03-06-12, 10:31 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Thx for the info. Then, maybe it's not so crazy...

Thx for the info. Then, maybe it's not so crazy afterall! ;)

S
03-05-12, 04:57 PM
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Posted By biglee67

sweet

Thx for the info!
:thumb:
03-05-12, 02:45 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Thx for your help posting the pix. S

Thx for your help posting the pix. S
03-05-12, 02:44 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Thx. I tend to agree on the 'upgrade by a real...

Thx. I tend to agree on the 'upgrade by a real enthusiast at some point in it's youth'. It's definitely unusual. Makes you scratch your head and go, "hmmmm?".
03-05-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Photos @ Flickr

I created a Flickr acct. Try this
http://www.flickr.com/photos/77639249@N07/6956333415/in/set-72157629154882108/

S
03-05-12, 10:47 AM
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Posted By biglee67

the photos for '58 Raleigh Lenton GP!

I'm still trying to figure out how to do the photos on this site. Don't have a flicker, etc, acct. But here's a link to my post, w/ photos, on The Cabe. ...
03-04-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Yeah, I saw that one...very nice. The one I...

Yeah, I saw that one...very nice. The one I bought is a little rougher as it appears that someone tried to use it as a commuter within the last couple of decades, then must have hung it in their...
03-04-12, 11:50 AM
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Posted By biglee67

I really should be working on the bike, instead...

I really should be working on the bike, instead of viewing the forum. :)

BTW, BianchiGirl, I luv your 'cat ladies' byline!
03-03-12, 05:21 PM
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Posted By biglee67

So, I got the bike. The rear hub is a Sturmey...

So, I got the bike. The rear hub is a Sturmey Archer AB 3-sp w/ drum brake (stamped 12-53) & 4 cog freewheel w/ benelux deraillier & shift lever mounted on the downtube, and 'suicide' deraillier on...
03-02-12, 10:37 PM
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Posted By biglee67

1950's Men's Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix

I'm curious about this bike, as there is one at an auction this weekend in my area. I've searched the net and have found photos of 1955 & 1958 which were yellow w/ white fork/stem tube and all of the...
Forum: Introductions
03-02-12, 09:55 PM
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Posted By biglee67

Ck out Sheldon Brown's website,...

Ck out Sheldon Brown's website, http://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/lenton-kohler.html. in 1958 it mentions sunburst yellow w/ black peak head and fitments.
02-22-12, 10:52 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Waaaay too cute, skydog :)

Waaaay too cute, skydog :)
02-22-12, 10:51 AM
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Posted By biglee67

Thx Pastor Bob That was my thought on the...

Thx Pastor Bob

That was my thought on the brakes, but wasn't sure if I should remove the coaster brake.

I'll take a few photos of my '55 today to post. To see my other two 'renos' ck my...
02-21-12, 11:57 PM
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Posted By biglee67

1955 Schwinn Ladies Traveler/Varsity/World?

Just bought a Schwinn city style bike w/ 1955 serial #. Does anyone know which 3spd hub would have been factory installed on this? The bike now has a 1956 SA TCW w/ coaster brake, which I'm...
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