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    Upgrades to entry level MTBs and Comfort Bikes

    I'm back, spending more time on the other forum... I must check in here more often.. :o
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    good frame painter in Perth for 1984 Raleigh

    I do all the prep work and have a good sand blaster and powder coater. You get one base colour and add on to that with your own choice of paints, pin striping, etc.
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    Lets see your Fixedgear and SS bikes!

    Built and sold!! :D
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    good frame painter in Perth for 1984 Raleigh

    I do frames, see: http://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=10134 And: http://www.cyclingforums.com/t363004.html
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    Upgrades to entry level MTBs and Comfort Bikes

    A couple of recent pix, Ben's new 20" BMX, and his old 12" BMX, now modified for track use. :D
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    Upgrades to entry level MTBs and Comfort Bikes

    My best Single Speed Customer: Coaster (back pedal) brake hubs replaced, Training Wheels removed, Rear Calliper brakes fitted, 2 Single Speed Freewheels fitted :)
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    Marlyn Mixte, anyone familiar with this bike?

    Its coming back!! He is upgrading to this:
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    Free-Hub problem

    Steve, what brand is the hub?
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    Upgrades to entry level MTBs and Comfort Bikes

    Two more great looking "maiden's" bikes. One a 6x1 ($350) the other a 6x2 ($275), both all steel!!
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    Help required; FSA ISIS Bottom Bracket Q

    Ask at Torpedo7, we use the same supplier. :)
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    Help required; FSA ISIS Bottom Bracket Q

    ISIS BBs are readily available in 108, 113, 118mm and sell for about $45. Don't get caught in an auction, measure twice, buy once. ;)
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    Marlyn Mixte, anyone familiar with this bike?

    Bike Sold!! :) Bought by a guy to ride to work. ;) He has a real appreciation of vintage bikes..
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    Crack at top of sear stay : repair or bin?

    5 years from an alloy road frame is good value, time for a new bike. ;)
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    Hub sizing

    In my experience, same hub, just spacers added for wider drop outs.
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    Marlyn Mixte, anyone familiar with this bike?

    The ladies bike is rebuilt, Pix attached. One of the Historical guys had a look at it and the Bike it is a Marlyn Mixte from the 1960s, assembled in Melbourne on an English Phillips (Raleigh) Frame. On his advice I have left the paint original. The Wheels were rebuilt on Shimano Hubs: 3...