Recent content by ferdy

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    Compax Paratrooper and Sports Traveler (non-folding) "Folding" Bicycles

    So recently I had the fortune to purchase one of each: A complete and original Sports Traveler and a Paratrooper- frame and forks, both built in 1946 by Westfield/Columbia. I had planned to clean up and repaint the Traveler but after getting it home I realize it's just too nice, so I'll clean it...
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    FOUND!!!New Departure Model D non-skip tooth sprocket

    Thanks! I was able to locate one.
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    FOUND!!!New Departure Model D non-skip tooth sprocket

    I'm looking to replace the 10 tooth skip tooth sprocket with a non skip tooth sprocket- New Departure model D. Seems like the sprocket would be cheaper than a used skip tooth chain..... Fred
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    SOLD '41 Colson Frame and Truss Rods

    For sale is a nice 1941 Colson frame badged as Wings (hardware store) I purchased this frame about 4 years ago from fellow member Kirkpatrick. He did all the heavy lifting of the orange paint that covered the original deep maroon paint. The original brazing shows up nicely at some of the joints...
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    26” Cantilever Style Frame Comparision Thread

    Here's one from across the pond: The President -no voter fraud here! Made by the Raynal Company. It's a 26 inch frame but small. It fits my 5'7" frame rather well.
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    I don’t even know where to begin. Monarks, Silver kings, Elgins and more!

    Amazing Find Love to hear the story behind it.
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    CNY vintage ride

    Tell me more! I'm about 20 miles away. Fred
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    YOUR HELP IS APPRECIATED - DONE!!! - THANKS!!!

    Glad to be able to help!
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    Wheel Discs anyone?

    Thanks! Fred
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    Wheel Discs anyone?

    Does anyone know of a source for (inexpensive/ affordable ) wheel discs? A few years ago there was a member making and selling them I believe they were called "Deko Discs", but he's since stopped. Fred
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    Home Made Wooden Fenders

    Nice job! I like the struts under better
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    1930's Elgin

    Bump-offers?
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    1930's Elgin

    Up for sale: 30's Elgin. I've enjoyed this one for a while and I'm ready to pass it on $300 plus shipping- located in central New York, offers will be considered: Frame is powder coated in a copper/textured style that is pretty durable; may be a few small scratches Tires: 26 X 2.35 Schwalbe Fat...
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    TRM Convertible Tank Registry

    Beautiful bike, great job!
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    REDUCED Colson board track

    That bike looks fast just sitting there. Great job!