WANTED:   16 inch frame mount pump posted by: UNI on 7/21/2008 at 6:12:15 PM
WTB 16 inch pump for Raleigh Sports.
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   RE:WANTED:   16 inch frame mount pump posted by Vince Forcier on 7/30/2008 at 12:35:56 PM
I have one of these available, along with any other Sports part you may need (parting out) I have no idea how much these pumps are worth. Offer?
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FOR SALE:   Need information, 1936 track bike posted by: Mark in Spokane on 7/21/2008 at 3:42:37 PM
For the paswt 30 years, I've had this track bike and didn't know a lot about it until today. Here's what I know so far;

Williams lightweight crankset, 46t date code B (1914) or EW, 1936.
The 'B' is inside what looks like a church steeple, with the EW on either side. Below the floor of the B 'building' there is the letter 'Y' and then below is 46.

The running gear is all Bayliss-Wiley low-flange with hinged oil cups. Both the headset and the bottom bracket have very early cylinder shaped grease fittings plated with nickle. The bottom bracket shaft was made with a lightening hole it's length. The rear hub has threading on both sides with a 13-tooth sprocket, front is 46.

The saddle is a Brooks B or P-17? Champion Sprinter from the shape and dimensions. It's pretty dry, but solid with a bit of alligatorring. There is no hole in the rear stay, and it is very slender.

The frame decals are 'Made in England' and below a Reynolds sticker in bold block letters, gold on an emerald field. Text says "WARRANTED REYNOLDS HIGH MAGANESE BUTTED TUBES' Frame color is a multi-coat black enamel with double box section gold pinstriping on all tubes throughout, mostly faded or rubbed off.

Pedals and toe-clips are geVov on top and underneath 'Stahl Gerhardt' Typical racing leathers.

The headset is really unususal. Along with the grease zerk on the lower collar, there is apparently a 'micro adjustment' ring at the top of the collar that is both knurled and has evenly placed holes for a pin spanner. The fork crown is drilled for a brake, and the one that is on there is a plated steel side-pull that says 'Schwinn Quality'. The rest of the bike puts the brake to shame, it might have been an add-on for someone. I will say that the owner I bought this from got it from his father and told me it might be one. He had an early Paramount as well.

The frame lugs are relatively simple as they have just 7/16 scallops on the sides and no outlining evident. Well done and smooth, though.

Rims are wooden and are made by Fairbanks-Boston, patent date May 2, 1893. The markings are a sort of a stencil in the form of a oblong. Above it says Trade Mark, then the maker, and Alma, MI.as well as 'laminated'. Next to that is either and 11 or the roman II, I can't tell which. The size is 24 3/4 x 3/4 and are in really nice shape with just varnish ageing. Warped, of course! lol.

Frame dimensions are; down tube, 23", top, 22 1/2, forks, 15 3/4, seat tube, 21". Justding by the angles on the frame, it appears to be a sprint bike or a criterium. Pretty stiff angles there it seems. The front fork does have a modest rake as well as chrome the first 6 1/2" exposed. From paint chips, the rest is chromed as well. And the fork crowm is a simple oval receptacle crown as opposed to an internal such as a Cinelli slope.

I haven't taken any of it apart fo look for futher information. If there are maker's marks that I might find anywhere that might help, that would be appreciated.

Ok, let's get on our Sherlock Holmes detective caps, pull out the pipe and grab our books. Any and all information would be GREATLY appreciated.

The headpiece has no maker's badge but is red. It might have been either repainted years ago looking at it, and there are no remnants of a decal. The frame # is 92158.

Dimensions;
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   RE:FOR SALE: Need information, 1936 track bike posted by Mark again on 7/21/2008 at 10:17:16 PM
Edited to add; the date code on the Williams crankset was the 'Y' under the logo. Hope that helps.
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   RE:FOR SALE: Need information, 1936 track bike posted by Mark on 7/23/2008 at 7:13:19 PM
I just wanted to mention a couple more things; the serial number is on the right side of the upper headset lug. There is also another grease fitting on the lower headset lug on the feft side. The chainset and cranks with the BB appears to be the c-1000 ultra-light road racing set from 1936, the first year of introduction. I now have the fame diennsions for anyone who is interested. It does appear to be a stiff fork, as there is only a rake of 1 1/4" from the centerline of the tube!
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   RE:FOR SALE: Need information, 1936 track bike posted by Mark in Spokane on 7/29/2008 at 11:22:14 PM
I apparently have an offer for from a board member here for $800, so I'll probably sell it as that seems somewhat fair. It is a very rare original bike.
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   RE:FOR SALE: Need information, 1936 track bike posted by Mark in Spokane on 8/13/2008 at 2:55:29 PM
Evidently, the 'buyer' that wanted my bike appears to have been sone Nigerian scam artist. Bike is up for bid on ebaby.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=270263443943
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WANTED:   1960 26 inch Wheels/Rims posted by: Bill Christian on 7/21/2008 at 8:53:04 AM
I Have a 1960 26 inch Murray Meteor Flite.
I need new Wheels/Rims with a 77mm axle
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   RE:WANTED:   1960 26 inch Wheels/Rims posted by susie on 7/25/2008 at 5:17:00 PM
Hello! Just bought a bicycle murray ladies says meteor flite would like to know what year this is and what this is worth? Thanks Susis
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   RE:WANTED:   1960 26 inch Wheels/Rims posted by susie on 7/25/2008 at 5:20:49 PM
Hello! Just bought a bicycle murray ladies says meteor flite would like to know what year this is and what this is worth? Thanks Susis
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   RE:RE:WANTED:   1960 26 inch Wheels/Rims posted by jj on 7/26/2008 at 5:06:53 AM
Look in the Picture Database to determine the year, and look in the Price Guide to determine the price.
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FOR SALE:   10sp Allegro #281847 posted by: Doug Williams on 7/20/2008 at 11:46:34 AM
Campy Equip circa 1977 Allegro Touring. Looking for market value in Los Angeles, CA. I have owned it since 1978.
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WANTED:   Campagnolo titanium bottom bracket inner steel bearing races posted by: rob on 7/19/2008 at 3:36:04 PM
I am looking for a pair of the inner steel bearing races that were pressed onto the Campagnolo Titanium bottom brackets from the 80's. Does anyone have a set to purchase or know of where i might find them? I was counting on using the BB on a project bike but the inner races are too bad to use.

Thanks rob
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