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  1. That's a great shot, Sir_Name. Thanks for the...

    That's a great shot, Sir_Name. Thanks for the smile.
  2. Merry Christmas, everyone! When Esther and I are...

    Merry Christmas, everyone! When Esther and I are doing our sunny desert Christmas Day bike ride tomorrow I'll think of those up north...
    :ride::ride:
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    I *love* the GCN guys. Hilarious and...

    I *love* the GCN guys. Hilarious and knowledgeable is a fine combination.
  4. Awesome bike. Ride it as is. When I got my '84...

    Awesome bike. Ride it as is.

    When I got my '84 Tempo (two columns over from yours) my first thought was "Upgrades!" People around here said, "Ride it for a while before you do," and I'm glad I...
  5. Hmmmm... In my 2014 C&V has: Carried me...

    Hmmmm... In my 2014 C&V has:

    Carried me through my first El Tour de Tucson;
    Helped us make rent and/or groceries when things got tight;
    Taught me that 21st century roadies don't necessarily...
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    I know I'd contact the seller to find out exactly...

    I know I'd contact the seller to find out exactly what the Tange frame sticker says, and then go from there. $180 is pricey for a MTB (those look like 26" wheels so "hybrid" is likely a deliberate...
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    ... And add another 2-3" reach (minimum) for that...

    ... And add another 2-3" reach (minimum) for that stem and it's definitely a torture device for me. I like a more compact cockpit. Interesting bike though; maybe I'll come across a smaller one...
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    Thanks for the input, all. And yes, I had read...

    Thanks for the input, all. And yes, I had read something about these being the "original 29ers," but marketing the dang things was a nightmare. Sometimes it's rough being ahead of your time I...
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    Man. I'd be all over that bike for double the...

    Man. I'd be all over that bike for double the money.
    oddjob2: That is one sweet ride ya got there. And the colors are awesome. :thumb:
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    Pictures didn't come through. But I know in 1984...

    Pictures didn't come through. But I know in 1984 (and probably a year either side of that) the Super Sport was behind only the Paramount and Peloton in the Schwinn competition lineup. That makes it...
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    Bianchi Project 3 Hybrid

    Okay, so the list price is clearly too high. What would be legit number for this one? Not looking to flip; it'll be a rider. Link to ad below.

    Celeste green Bianchi from the Early 90's I guess....
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    I have an '84 Tempo I picked up last year. It was...

    I have an '84 Tempo I picked up last year. It was totally stock when I got it and ridden very little. The only adjustments I've made are the addition of randonneur bars for less drop, Regal saddle,...
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    Delusions of grandeur? Or is he operating under...

    Delusions of grandeur? Or is he operating under the "I only need one" theory of selling? Dunno. But them's some pricey old bikes, ain't they?
    BRAND-NEW -SEKAI-BIGFOOTS - $1...
  14. Welcome to bikeforums, TeckLadyT. You'll find a...

    Welcome to bikeforums, TeckLadyT. You'll find a lot of information here to get you up to speed -- I only discovered cycling a couple of years ago and this has been my number one resource, both for...
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    Saddle looks awesome. Well done!

    Saddle looks awesome. Well done!
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    Agreed. Commuting in jeans seems not a great...

    Agreed. Commuting in jeans seems not a great idea. But I do a lot of odd runs to the grocery store or wherever with the messenger bag, four miles here, five there, and swapping into riding gear every...
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    The old versus new jeans is something I hadn't...

    The old versus new jeans is something I hadn't thought about. I'm seeing minimal chafing as in the pic above (but different location, as there's no embossed SM badge on the Regal to give the extra...
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    Jeans vs Saddles

    I'd like to hear anyone's long-term experience when it comes to jeans versus leather saddles. More a point of curiosity than anything, I suppose. I'm conducting my own trials (blue Wranglers v. white...
  19. Good times! Looking forward to seeing it come...

    Good times! Looking forward to seeing it come together. I've seen those for sale before, but never in red.
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    Took the Tempo out today; only thirteen miles,...

    Took the Tempo out today; only thirteen miles, but a fast thirteen in 75 degree sunshine with just the slightest breeze. Thought I'd share.
    ...
  21. Yeah. Those bids -- if they're legit -- are...

    Yeah. Those bids -- if they're legit -- are pretty out there. Worst part: every UO-10 seller forever after will use this to gauge their bike's value. :eek:
  22. ...Anyone need a really tall Tenax Schwinn? Solid...

    ...Anyone need a really tall Tenax Schwinn? Solid price for an uncommon machine.

    Schwinn Prelude 1986 12 Speed Road Touring Bike - $150 (Pecos and 10th...
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    Well, we smashed the heck out of our fundraising...

    Well, we smashed the heck out of our fundraising goal. Nice!
    We upped our distance to 55 miles, too. Turns out the start for that distance is about a mile from our house, so we're riding the extra...
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    Yes. This is the analogy that I came up with as...

    Yes. This is the analogy that I came up with as well.
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    I did do that. I have this cool genetic...

    I did do that. I have this cool genetic combination of "strong and lean" that translates well to a cycling application. ;)
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