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  1. us56456712 attached a file to the thread Any ideas for a homemade rear cantilever brake bridge.

    No, I want something like this. I might try and weld a noodle onto the seat post tube. Burn through will be an issue. I do like the...

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  2. us56456712 posted a new thread.

    Any ideas for a homemade rear cantilever brake bridge

    What have you guys done? I can weld, but I need some ideas. Something that looks halfway decent and is pretty easy. My ideas involve...

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    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:36 AM
  3. us56456712 liked ratrodtrikes44's post in the thread BB Gun bb's for "70 Raleigh Sports headset?.

    Got a bag of bearings today (5/32).....put them in ,greased them up didn't drop any.....done! Thanks for all the info!

    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:28 AM
  4. us56456712 replied to the thread Front wheel hard to remove on Raleigh Sports....

    I have too many bikes and I would have tossed out the Raleigh a long time ago but my daughter wants me to keep it for sentimental value...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 9:12 AM
  5. us56456712 liked SSG's post in the thread Front wheel hard to remove on Raleigh Sports....

    That's silly, just unbolt the fork and replace the fork and wheel as a unit. ;)

    Feb 19, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  6. us56456712 replied to the thread Front wheel hard to remove on Raleigh Sports....

    They are notoriously hard to get off. Another stupid feature of old Raleigh built bikes. When my front tire gets flat I'm going to...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 6:51 AM
  7. us56456712 replied to the thread BB Gun bb's for "70 Raleigh Sports headset?.

    Get package of 5/32 and another 3/16 balls and compare them to what you have. These are the most common sizes. I hate working on old...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 9:26 PM
  8. us56456712 replied to the thread BB Gun bb's for "70 Raleigh Sports headset?.

    No. Too soft, they are not hardened steel, the copper plating will come off right away, they are not percussion polished and they will...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:29 PM
  9. us56456712 liked Rat Rod's post in the thread 100th ANNIVERSARY BLACK PHANTOM.

    Did some horse trading with @KevinM over the weekend and ended up with a 1995 100th Anniversary Schwinn Black Phantom that was still new...

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  10. us56456712 replied to the thread Extrastahlohr Titanus.

    I have compressor but we have so much snow that I have all my summer toys around it and it would be a big pain in the neck to put...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:15 PM
  11. us56456712 liked Brian macumber's post in the thread Extrastahlohr Titanus.

    If you have a compressor maybe try blowing thru frame with that.

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:13 PM
  12. us56456712 liked 93EXCivic's post in the thread 26 MTB to gravel bike conversion.

    Making progress. Just need to get to the bike shop and get chain ring bolts, v-brake boss bolts, the little metal tube the cable runs...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  13. us56456712 replied to the thread 26 MTB to gravel bike conversion.

    Looks like 650 b rims?

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:10 PM
  14. us56456712 replied to the thread Prewar Western Flyer help.

    Wow! the paint is good

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:04 PM
  15. us56456712 liked BaronCornelius's post in the thread Prewar Western Flyer help.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Can anyone help me with the year of this western flyer frame? Trying to determine...

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