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07-08-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,677
Posted By non-fixie

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really...

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really enjoying this year's edition so far. Not in the least because these two moved their game to the road:
...
07-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63,115
Views: 9,635,431
Posted By thumpism

Peloton for cheap! ...

Peloton for cheap!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/227526622522598
...
06-20-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By mountaindave

I personally find it interesting to see completed...

I personally find it interesting to see completed sales. It helps me keep tabs on fair prices. Changing the font to “strike through” and adding “sold to the item’s description is a very visible way...
06-11-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,497
Posted By Don Buska

Off Topic b dub, but I see your in Evanston. I'm...

Off Topic b dub, but I see your in Evanston. I'm just north of you across the border in K-Town. My favorite rides on my classics is the North Shore, usually from Lake Bluff down to your town. I...
06-11-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,497
Posted By Don Buska

Not sure if you were commenting to my post since...

Not sure if you were commenting to my post since I wasn't trying to 'dis' Velobase at all. That's why I added the second paragraph. I have submitted many Suntour catalogs which I scanned page-by-page...
06-06-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,910
Posted By The Golden Boy

I was merely addressing your points- I understand...

I was merely addressing your points- I understand that breaking apart a post does have a tendency to look confrontational... My anger is clearly focused on someone else. I'm pretty sure if I hit...
06-01-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dolanarc1

Norman Sheil's Carleton Track Bike 1960

Very special one from my collection. Original Brooks saddle, Airlite hubs, Campagnolo chainset, Cinelli bars and stem...
05-24-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By hzqw2l

I plan on doing a cleaning and service on it. ...

I plan on doing a cleaning and service on it.

Maybe find a correct seat post and pedals.

After receiving a couple messages ... It seems it's too rare to mess with.

History will remain intact...
05-22-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By juvela

----- a lively discussion on the machine...

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a lively discussion on the machine now going here -



https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/i-could-use-help-with-a-second-schwinn-superior-i-found.191707/
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I'm in the Vancouver area and I see Cramerotti...

I'm in the Vancouver area and I see Cramerotti bicycles come up for sale about once a month. Most of the frames were imported from Italy by Guiseppi Cramerotti, the founder of a high-end bicycle...
05-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By 3alarmer

...a slight bend in the seat stay, like the one...

...a slight bend in the seat stay, like the one you show there, slightly affects the positioning of the rear dropout on that side.

So it's possible someone did that intentionally, in order to...
05-07-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Update: I was able to swing by the storage unit...

Update: I was able to swing by the storage unit yesterday on the way home from church. I immediately found the wheelset. The front hub is marked "Schwinn" and appears to be aluminum. However, I...
05-05-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By merziac

Maybe on the holes, you never know, with all the...

Maybe on the holes, you never know, with all the work that went into the paint, the holes may have received the same and be very hard to tell, a tiny mirror and flashlight or right angle inspection...
05-05-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By Johno59

Clear coat will not stop rust. Moisture passes...

Clear coat will not stop rust. Moisture passes thru clear coat.You have to paint it first. Get some touch up paint and brush it on then clear coat it.
05-05-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By squirtdad

cool bike. worthwhile to put some clear coat on...

cool bike. worthwhile to put some clear coat on where you sanded to keep the rust away :)
05-05-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By cudak888

Not silly at all; we definitely needed to see the...

Not silly at all; we definitely needed to see the SN, and it is a thick, globby, glossy paint job that looks like typical powdercoat.

-Kurt
05-05-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By Johno59

PC removal experiments

Is the steerer tube PC'd? Practise removing PC there. The serial number looks very accessible. Use sandpaper to sharpen the details by sanding down the PC swamping it. If you decide to keep the PC...
05-04-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,100
Posted By schwinnderella

Superior

For comparison my faded rusty Schwinn Superior which I believe is a 1939....
04-22-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Albion

A shipping company . . .

In case this is of assistance to my fellow Bike Forum colleagues, I was recommended an outfit called "Shipnex", a shipping aggregator who seemed to offer pretty good pricing shipping bike bits. ...
04-22-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By Oslerblue

Here are a few pics of the BSA bike that I am...

Here are a few pics of the BSA bike that I am working on with the flip flop hub (4 speed freewheel on one side and fixed cog on the other)....
04-20-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,273
Posted By AMDG

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/villata2_0022dbe8dc4de990871531dd7d2f6800b35f4160.jpg
More pics to come once it's finished! Waiting on my wheels, NOS Modolo SSC...
04-19-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,273
Posted By AMDG

I'm four posts away from the ability to post...

I'm four posts away from the ability to post pictures (and very excited to share them)!! :D
04-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,127
Posted By fabiofarelli

The bike is in storage now so this is the stuff I...

The bike is in storage now so this is the stuff I got now for you. The red frame is the original, as it was....
04-18-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Albion

Great! It's a 23"/58 cm C-T BTW. And thanks to...

Great! It's a 23"/58 cm C-T BTW. And thanks to Unca Sam to remind me to add that important piece of information.
04-16-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By big chainring

Vintage bike show Aurora, Illinois

This was posted on the Chicago Vintage Lightweights Facebook page. Sounds like a good time to me.
...
04-16-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24,833
Views: 3,069,653
Posted By nlerner

I learned years back on this list that crimping a...

I learned years back on this list that crimping a #3 fishing leader makes for a nifty cable end.
...
04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By Dylansbob

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER....

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER.

I don't care if it's a normal one or a chainstay-mounted one, the backlash will destroy it.

As I understand it, if the bike is set up correctly...
04-10-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By 79pmooney

You've got the bike in hand. Old fashioned chains...

You've got the bike in hand. Old fashioned chains are cheap. (You want one with the pins protruding past the outer plates. Those chains can be broken and re-riveted. Break it and take off the...
04-05-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By alcjphil

The silver coloured part is a valve extender

The silver coloured part is a valve extender
03-15-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,682
Posted By nlerner

I've owned a few of these over the years. Here's...

I've owned a few of these over the years. Here's a 1960/61 in grey with a similar decal style:...
03-13-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By sovende

I always like the threads that discuss a bike...

I always like the threads that discuss a bike that I have or at least, a very similar one :thumb:.

I have a 1988 Schwinn Traveler that I picked up in the late 90s. When I got it all it really...
03-05-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By juvela

----- frame bits - fork crown Agrati...

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frame bits -

fork crown Agrati nr. 005.8048, part of the "AM" lug ensemble

bottom bracket shell Agrati nr. 000.8507, part of the "AM" lug ensemble

dropouts Agrati nr. 000.8002
03-05-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By juvela

----- wrt rear mech - owned a green...

-----

wrt rear mech -

owned a green example as a personal machine

it came fitted with the Gran Turismo rear mech

every other example of this model have had the opportunity to see came...
03-05-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By mech986

These frames with triangular gold Columbus...

These frames with triangular gold Columbus stickers are Columbus SP (seat post is 27.0), not SL, even in smaller sizes. Agree, the Tre-tubi does mean 3 main tubes are butted and yes, likely the fork...
03-05-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By juvela

----- Gran Turismo ca. 1973 chainset...

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Gran Turismo ca. 1973

chainset Etablissements Peyrard (NERVAR) model 53-65

gear ensemble Campag Gran Turismo

wheel set Gnutti large flange one-piece alloy shell hubs, QR, 36 spoke...
02-10-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 137,165
Posted By rccardr

1978 Davidson custom with first gen Dura Ace: ...

1978 Davidson custom with first gen Dura Ace:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1176/p8046869_c75dedc9dc341ebb79a94124eaa170457c97e9f4.jpg
02-07-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,117
Posted By JulesCW

Given that Nishiki these days is a label for low...

Given that Nishiki these days is a label for low to low-end hybrids, "mtbs" and kid bikes you'd not want anything they could provide you with even if they did replace this under warranty, so do not...
02-05-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 63,115
Views: 9,635,431
Posted By thumpism

XXX!!! ...

XXX!!!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1887222031435959
...
01-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,446
Views: 434,812
Posted By DorkDisk

93 Stumpjumper for a friend ...

93 Stumpjumper for a friend

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11-05-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,192
Posted By non-fixie

The 5 Vis appreciation thread

Over the years I have come to really appreciate the 50.4 BCD "5 vis" (five screw) cranks.

They are versatile. You can build pretty much any chain ring combination with them, from a close-ratio...
09-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By SewardRum

New Life for an Old Bianchi

New life for my Old Bianchi road bike: Is it truly a Specialissima?

The time has come to breathe some new life into my old 1963-64 Bianchi Specialissima road bike (SN: 164715). I’d like to ask for...
09-06-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 307,416
Posted By Monkey Face

Mid-90s R600. Found on eBay and practically...

Mid-90s R600. Found on eBay and practically unused for 25 years. New Vittoria Corsa 25c tyres, cabling, chain, Deda Speciale bars and Nitto stem....
12-23-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,662
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

As long as they're not sawing off hangers and...

As long as they're not sawing off hangers and various other necessary and original braze-ons, I will live, and there is still hope. That is not my preferred look. I will do my best to preserve some...
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