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Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-23-16, 03:20 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jjames1452
Interesting - thank you. I never raced bikes,...

Interesting - thank you.
I never raced bikes, so I learned something.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-22-16, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By jjames1452
What kind of build would these hubs best fit? ...

What kind of build would these hubs best fit?
Pardon my naivety, and lack of knowledge - but they look like BMX hubs.

Would they be appropriate for a 2x6 speed 700c clincher?
Same question on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,608
Posted By jjames1452
Bikes Ready to ride 1977 Schwin LeTour 12.2 ...

Bikes
Ready to ride
1977 Schwin LeTour 12.2
1980's Puch Superleight
1985 Schwinn Voyageur
1989 Schwinn Duo Sport
2000's Kona Kapu
1986 Schwinn Prelude
1985 Trek 500
1985 Trek 620
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-07-16, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By jjames1452
Very Tempting, and in my size. Unfortunately, i...

Very Tempting, and in my size.
Unfortunately, i have too many frames to build now.
Best of luck!!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-03-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By jjames1452
58 c-t may be a tad small. Bummer because I have...

58 c-t may be a tad small. Bummer because I have always wanted a Merckx. I have a whole bunch of frames to build. That would have been a special one.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-02-16, 02:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,191
Posted By jjames1452
Agree with the chrome Paramount being the...

Agree with the chrome Paramount being the ultimate grail bike. A gentleman had one hanging on the back if his car (on a bike rack), it looked early 70's and looked Beautiful!!!! I almost wrecked...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,281
Posted By jjames1452
If the bike fits properly, awesome! I can't...

If the bike fits properly, awesome!
I can't comment on the inflation factor of the DC market....so you may have overpaid slightly if it needed a complete tune up and consumables, but you may have...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-22-16, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By jjames1452
I live in Dayton Ohio, and have always wanted a...

I live in Dayton Ohio, and have always wanted a Raleigh Sports.
That is very tempting.
You wouldn't consider a partial trade - I am talking knocking $50 off the $300 for a Schwinn boys 3 speed with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-16, 04:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,753
Posted By jjames1452
Sorry for taking a spot on another's thread. I...

Sorry for taking a spot on another's thread. I would like to send you a picture of my Superleight. I bought the frame from Columbus Cycle in Columbus Ohio in the mid 80's. I was working in a bike...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-20-16, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By jjames1452
Very Nice, and very tempting.

Very Nice, and very tempting.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-15-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By jjames1452
Sucks I have too many frames. I love vintage...

Sucks I have too many frames. I love vintage Treks. I'd put a little later 600 ex group on it and ride for years. 24" is perfect.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 03:36 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 14,613
Posted By jjames1452
I found the bike! A Raleigh Sprite. I know...

I found the bike!

A Raleigh Sprite.
I know nothing about Raliegh's. My wife talked me into the bike. It does fit me....and..
I think I can ride 100k as is.
Under semi-close investigation, it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 03:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,798
Posted By jjames1452
Aren't we allowed the luxury of swapping saddles?...

Aren't we allowed the luxury of swapping saddles?
I move the Cambiums and B-17's around as bikes get ridden.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 03:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,798
Posted By jjames1452
I was close. Ready to ride 35% (12), state of...

I was close.
Ready to ride 35% (12), state of repair 18% (6), to be built 12% (4), and frames 35% (12)

Plus one C&V Clunker Challenge Bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,798
Posted By jjames1452
We spent the whole weekend moving storage units,...

We spent the whole weekend moving storage units, so was going to recatalog the bikes and frames. I'm thinking 1/4 ready to ride, 1/4 in state of repair, 1/4 to build, and 1/4 frames.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,053
Posted By jjames1452
It's unfortunately 60 cm. I'm going put a Cambium...

It's unfortunately 60 cm. I'm going put a Cambium on it and ride it for a while. Others love them, and I wand to give the bike a fair shot.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-11-16, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,053
Posted By jjames1452
Thanks - I appreciate this forum for the...

Thanks - I appreciate this forum for the knowledge imparted. There is great bike knowledge here.
Just for S&G's, here is my list of most ridden Schwinn's (and I do not have my Waterford Paramount...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-10-16, 03:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,053
Posted By jjames1452
The mid-80's Tenax Tempo's were Japan, correct? ...

The mid-80's Tenax Tempo's were Japan, correct?
I have had, and have a number of those.

I also have a Mississippi Prologue, but it is Tange Prestige.

Truthfully, I like the Tempo's better.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-04-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By jjames1452
Awesome bikes. I'm building one into a 2 speed...

Awesome bikes. I'm building one into a 2 speed kickback bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-04-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 265
Posted By jjames1452
Stunning!

Stunning!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,016
Posted By jjames1452
1990 is my mental cut off.

1990 is my mental cut off.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-31-16, 03:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,472
Posted By jjames1452
Sorry to hear that as well. Good luck. I...

Sorry to hear that as well. Good luck.
I understand, my wife and I have been having a tough patch re. bikes, bike rides and the house.

I have a stressful job, and bikes are a stress relief. ...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-30-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By jjames1452
Oddjob2, I spent the day with my wife, painting...

Oddjob2, I spent the day with my wife, painting the outside of the house, redoing flower beds, etc. I had to move three bikes and three frames to get to our yard tools. Bless her heart, my wife...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-30-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By jjames1452
This is pretty bad Oddjob2, but what size is the...

This is pretty bad Oddjob2, but what size is the 85 Raleigh?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-30-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By jjames1452
Man I am out of space though.... My question...

Man I am out of space though....

My question is, are the Campy components and 531 frame worth the effort at $150? It would need to be a GREAT deal. As you stated Oddjob2, perhaps I should wait...
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