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Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-16-14, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Desertrats97
I have seen tons of vintage (looking)forks that...

I have seen tons of vintage (looking)forks that look like the original but how are you guys getting the stem attached to
that 1' tube ?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-15-14, 10:54 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
my ride to work bike before i made some upgrades....

my ride to work bike before i made some upgrades.

http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb372/desertrats97/1989%20SCHWINN%20LETOUR/IMG_1841.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-15-14, 10:46 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
here is my personal favorite. i had it all...

here is my personal favorite.
i had it all original with gumwalls and original suntour components but decided it needed a facelift to newer grouppo.

1989 schwinn letour MADE IN THE USA yeah. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-15-14, 10:42 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
1989 schwinn letour after major cosmetic surgery...

1989 schwinn letour after major cosmetic surgery -2010 components. bike to work bike.


http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb372/desertrats97/1989SCHWINNLETOUR3.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-07-14, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
Noglinder - thats a nice problem to have , i say...

Noglinder - thats a nice problem to have , i say Ergo
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-04-14, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Desertrats97
1989 SCHWINN LE TOUR BEFORE AND AFTER BEFORE...

1989 SCHWINN LE TOUR BEFORE AND AFTER

BEFORE
http://i1202.photobucket.com/albums/bb372/desertrats97/1989%20SCHWINN%20LETOUR/IMG_1841.jpg...
Forum: Charity Events 09-14-13, 09:50 AM
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Views: 625
Posted By Desertrats97
1ST EVER -Patriot Ride For Our Heroes, LA QUINTA CA ( NEAR PALM SPRINGS)100,50,25,10

About

Patriot Ride For Our Heroes was born last fall when Tim Esser took his personal ride to Twenty-Nine Palms with several wounded marines to deliver the American Flag. Their spark, energy, and...
Forum: Southern California Regional Rides and Events 09-14-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By Desertrats97
1ST EVER Patriot Ride For Our Heroes , LA QUINTA CA ( NEAR PALM SPRINGS)-100,50,25,10

About

Patriot Ride For Our Heroes was born last fall when Tim Esser took his personal ride to Twenty-Nine Palms with several wounded marines to deliver the American Flag. Their spark, energy, and...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Desertrats97
1ST Patriot Bike -100K ,50, 25, 10 MILES- -CALIFORNIA- FOR RETIRED MILITARY VETERANS

Imagine:

A bicycle event with hundreds / thousands of active military, veterans and other cyclists experiencing:
Staged in the middle of Old Town La Quinta ( NEAR PALM SPRINGS, CA) draped in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-13, 11:44 PM
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Views: 76,526
Posted By Desertrats97
Is a 88 le tour worth an upgrade in components? ...

Is a 88 le tour worth an upgrade in components?

I ride a repainted super sport with dura ace 6900 and down tube shifters. The le tour fits me better and it original paint and near perfect decals...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 343,347
Posted By Desertrats97
thats what i was thinking. thanks. what about...

thats what i was thinking. thanks. what about the bottom bracket are those sealed or old school ?
i know i will have to repack the headset for sure just because of the age.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-22-13, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
Just picked up this 1988 Letour in perfect...

Just picked up this 1988 Letour in perfect original condition. In storage for the last 20yrs Click on pics to see the detail

this is a keeper. it fits me better than my super sport.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-13, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
Just picked up the 1988 all orignal schwinn...

Just picked up the 1988 all orignal schwinn Letour 1988 that has been in storage for the last 15-20yrs. Original tires that are still good ,
paint is mint and decals are flawless, I got lucky the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-21-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Desertrats97
Yep i had to beg the guy to sell it because he...

Yep i had to beg the guy to sell it because he had tons of calls on it. I ride a repainted 88 super sport and been looking for the original look.
im thinking about transferring component to this...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-21-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Desertrats97
I Got it for $25.00 and its mint. i was hopeful...

I Got it for $25.00 and its mint. i was hopeful that it was a super sport but for the price. i will take it. thanks.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-21-13, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
Help, im purchasing this tonight and not sure if worth it. Help with year or any info

By the picture it looks like a late 80's chrome scwhinn letter and font, it has down tube shifters.
the posting states that the bike has been in storage ( the guy purchased the storage unit and it...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-13-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 104,275
Posted By Desertrats97
After some research you are correct. its at...

After some research you are correct. its at $60-90$ bike on ebay. No worry my 12yr old daughter loved it and kept it.
I was cool to see her a 12yr old girl get excited about a bike build 33yrs ago....
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-05-13, 01:53 PM
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Views: 1,691
Posted By Desertrats97
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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-05-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,691
Posted By Desertrats97
that is how the bike is not. all chrome can be...

that is how the bike is not. all chrome can be cleaned and paint glossed for better look. the seat is original and has the schwinn steel nameplate and no tears,
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-05-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,691
Posted By Desertrats97
1977 schwinn breeze ladies yellow single speed value??? Is ti worth the buy

Hi, I have a chance to puy a 1977 yellow schwinn breeze single speed ladies bike for about $40.00.
bike paint is pale but good, decals are clean and not faded.
--

I have seen a few on ebay for...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-05-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 104,275
Posted By Desertrats97
I have a chance to pick up a 1977 schwinn ladies...

I have a chance to pick up a 1977 schwinn ladies breeze for about $30.00, paint is in good shape , deals are clean, just need tires.

-- Question i buy and flip bikes all the time and have not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-20-12, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,736
Posted By Desertrats97
I have and early 80s saddle looks like a brooks...

I have and early 80s saddle looks like a brooks but has rust on the rails . the leather or vinyl is intact. if interested let me know so i can post some pics. it came on a Takara prestige road bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-19-12, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
or 7 speed

or 7 speed
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-19-12, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Desertrats97
Firts post here. have: cinelli L.A 84...

Firts post here.

have: cinelli L.A 84 bullhorns, used logo looks great, drilled in 3 spots for brake lines still look great,
Takara prestige red/brown 56cm frame and fork ( paint and decals...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-14-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,445
Posted By Desertrats97
You are right. thanks. will repost on ebay or...

You are right. thanks. will repost on ebay or craigslist.

Question the drilled brake levers what is your take on those. i have a set from another bike sitting in my work. same era but solid dia...
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