Archive for November, 2018

It’s Alive! Back on the road after hanging in the shed for the past 9 years. This is my 1979 Raleigh DL-1 Roaster.  New saddle, new rear rack, new inner tubes and a serious wheel truing. Rear wheel had over 1/4″ hop in it. Need to change the rear cog to a 24t to get the gearing a bit more suitable for the hills around here. Long range plans include an FG hub converted to 5 speed to get a better gear range and adding some lighting.

Read Full Post »


Here you go. Cost more than the bike. But can’t beat it for comfort! Three guesses what it is going on. Interesting that Brooks has gone to the bags versus the old cardboard boxes. I have quite of few of those stashed away.img_20181118_173417841


Read Full Post »

I’m baaaack

Yet another year has sailed past.

Here is a teaser for you.

Read Full Post »