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    I feel your pain. I've got a '73 Schwinn which...

    I feel your pain. I've got a '73 Schwinn which originally had gumwalls, now has all-black tires, and the change still looks wrong to me a year later. I tried Kenda's S-6 gumwalls as a replacement,...
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    Sticky: Hello, all! Please tell us your age....

    Hello, all!

    Please tell us your age.
    Fifty-three. Going on fourteen. :)

    1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
    1973 Schwinn Collegiate. The same bike I rode when I was much, much younger...
  3. Thread: tire paint

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    I tried Ranger tire paint on my tires. A vintage...

    I tried Ranger tire paint on my tires. A vintage Schwinn with yellow-wall tires looks beautiful... or at least mine did, for all of twenty minutes of riding(!), until the paint started flaking off....
  4. Just to come back to this: G1nko's posts inspired...

    Just to come back to this: G1nko's posts inspired me to try the same thing myself, and it's gone well.

    After giving the bike a good thorough round of maintenance, I used Sheldon Brown's method to...
  5. Thanks for the update!

    Thanks for the update!
  6. I was hoping you might post an update,...

    I was hoping you might post an update, particularly since I was considering updating a 1973 Schwinn Collegiate with a BionX kit and ran right into the same 120mm dropout problem. So far I haven't...
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