Vintage 3 Speed Bicycles

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1950 Raleigh Sports Tourist

There’s a good article here on refurbishing a 1950 Raleigh Sports Tourist.

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1955 BSA Catalogue

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1938 BSA Pricelist

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Another 3 Speed Video


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3 Speed Hub Mechanics Explained (Somewhat)


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1965 CCM Continental w/Rear Dynohub

This popped up on Kijiji Toronto today.

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Schwinn Speedster 3 Speed

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1969 Raleigh Catalogue

02Note that someone has written the price of $74.95 on the page, under the Superbe. A quick check of the inflation calculator reveals that this same purchase would cost $590.00 in 2013. I don’t think that you could find anything comparable today for that amount, taking into account the bike came with a leather saddle, a pump, a rack, a Dynohub generator and front and rear lights.


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1957 Schwinn Corvette 3 Speed

Another 3 speed currently available on Craig’s List @ $250.00. Located in Parkdale, Toronto.

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Yet Another Raleigh Superbe

This one is currently for sale in Parkdale, Toronto.

Here’s a link to the ad on Craig’s List

All in all a very nice bike with all the accessories.

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Hercules AMF 3 Speed

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Old Raleigh Adverts

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Supercycle 3 Speed

$(KGrHqZHJDoFIS3m+NWPBSJ0)oKZvg~~48_20 $T2eC16V,!y8E9s2fjtksBSJ0yDkGD!~~48_20 $(KGrHqVHJFQFIhlF0332BSJ0yQIsqw~~48_20This from a Rob:

Mid to late sixties, senior public and early high school in Richmond Hill – the gold Supercycle racer was definitely the bike to have. I remember a leather seat and steel rat-trap pedals – and of course the coolest guys removed the fenders. Several of my friends had gold racers.

I never managed to own one but modified my Raleigh 3 speed roadster by flipping and reversing the North Road bars and adding my own leather saddles and steel pedals – very hip. We rode those 3 speeds everywhere – the “Hill” in those days was pretty rural – loads of dirt roads and farmers tracks to explore.

I’ve been keeping my eyes open for one of these I don’t think they were all that common – nice find. I did though manage to dig up a 1965 Raleigh roadster – blue and pretty complete , awaiting restoration.

I’m sure I found this add on Kijiji Toronto. The bike is not mine.

I remember the late sixties as well and it seems to me that we all started to think of the 3 speeds as a “kid’s” bike since the older teenagers were all getting 10 speeds, a grown up bike.

I still prefer the simplicity of design and function of the internal hub and find no need for all those extra gears.


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CCM Continental 3 Speed

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1950’s Rudge 3 Speed

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1979 Raleigh Sports

Currently offered on Kijiji Toronto, a clean Canadian built Raleigh Sports.

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2013 Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show

A special thank you to everyone that participated and attended. This year’s show was bigger and better.

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Our banner blew down early and was quickly re-located on a couple of folding tables.P1100284

Brian from Peterborough arrived early with a good selection of 60’s and 70’s Raleighs and CCM’s, they didn’t last long…P1100285

The 1963 CCM Imperial Mark III in the foreground soon found a good home.P1100287

A couple of souped up CCM Flytes.

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A trio of vintage Raleighs. A 1967 5 speed Sprite (quite rare), a 1973 Superbe and a 1976 Tourist.P1100292Roger T. brought his 1885 Penny Farthing and invited the brave to climb aboard.P1100293 P1100295 P1100297

A crazy hump back Schwinn.P1100298

CCM Path Racer.P1100300

Not too sure…P1100311

A trio of Superbes arrived.P1100312

Another satisfied Customer.P1100314 Jet Fuel arrived with a good selection of vintage CCM’s.P1100317A nice ladies’ Tourist on displayP1100325Andrew’s CCM Flyte.P1100327

Martin from Hoop Driver Cycle did a brisk business.P1100328 P1100331Another CCM Imperial Mark III in very good condition.P1100334

Dan’s Western Flyer got a lot of attention.P1100338 P1100340

Another Superbe for sale.P1100342

As well as a N.O.S Raleigh Tourist.P1100349

These 2 bikes both found a new home.P1100350


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1977 Raleigh Tourist

A very clean example currently for sale on Toronto Kijiji.

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More Street Bikes

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Rare Gold CCM Galaxie

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Time is Running Out!

If you’re planning to attend this year’s Toronto Vintage Bicycle Show there’s only one week left to get your bikes spiffed up for display!

We had a terrific turn out last year and will see even more rare and stylish rides this year.

Here’s a couple of links to photos from last year.

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Screen shot 2013-07-21 at 9.31.06 AMEdward in Toronto took some great photos as well.

Screen shot 2013-07-20 at 8.17.16 AMThere will be lots of vintage bikes for sale as well as parts and accessories.

Come on down!!


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1967 CCM Sabre

This very complete bike popped up on Kijiji Toronto today for $155.00.

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Just a Reminder

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Vintage BSA 3 Speed

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Crazy Raleigh Space Rider 3 Speed

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1955 Raleigh Built Robin Hood

A good buy @ $125.00 but located in Niagara Falls Ontario.

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Raleigh Sports

This ones also on Kijiji for $130.00.

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Still Another Raleigh Superbe

Listed on Kijiji Toronto for $300.00.

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Vintage Raleigh Glider

Also on Kijiji Toronto is this Raleigh built Eaton’s Glider 3 speed @ $150.00.

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Another Vintage Raleigh

This one popped up on Kijiji Toronto today @ $200.00. The ad claims it’s from 1953 but I think it’s a 70’s bike. Nice Brooks saddle.

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