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10-04-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,308
Posted By stingray66

# ! problem dropped bars happen SEEN THIS ALL...

# ! problem dropped bars happen SEEN THIS ALL THE TIME also I had a aluminum bike NO MORE right now I have two old schwinn varsities ALL STEEL I will go to my grave not under standing what is the...
08-26-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,113
Posted By stingray66

bicycle blue book is a bunch of crap says my 73...

bicycle blue book is a bunch of crap says my 73 schwinn varsity is with 0
HELL then why did I JUST turned down 675.00 this morning as it NOT for sale finding variety is coming up and getting to be...
07-19-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 571,528
Posted By stingray66

Before ...

Before
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After

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07-18-17, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,160
Posted By stingray66

1975 varsity ...

1975 varsity

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07-16-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,737
Posted By stingray66

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"IMG_0238_v1uc58.jpg"
07-16-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,737
Posted By stingray66

/Users/normreynolds/Desktop/IMG_0868.jpg

/Users/normreynolds/Desktop/IMG_0868.jpg
07-16-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By stingray66

help with paint

looking for some help getting campus green on Got aluminum base coat on ok Now here is were i get in trouble
I can't seem to get the right shade of paint One coat way to light looks like muster...
07-15-17, 11:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,080
Posted By stingray66

no photo bucket will not work for me at all now...

no photo bucket will not work for me at all now they want 400 bucks are they kidding Found https://postimages.org
and it works for FREE

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07-15-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 665,639
Posted By stingray66

https://s26.postimg.org/akgpmel1l/IMG_0564.jpg...

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06-25-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,084
Posted By stingray66

I own TWO varsities 73 campus green and a 75...

I own TWO varsities 73 campus green and a 75 chestnut thees bikes are light years better then ANY THING built today and I 100% disagree about the aluminum wheels hate them with a passion the...
06-25-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,477
Posted By stingray66

i use automotive brake cleaner works really good...

i use automotive brake cleaner works really good and fast then i hit chain with triflo
06-11-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,476
Posted By stingray66

Any thing that does not have dropped bars they...

Any thing that does not have dropped bars they are the worst thing ever just try climbing a big hill with drop bars it will not work I took the drop bars off my two Schwinn varsity s and threw them...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-17, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By stingray66

Also use Schwalbe they are one of the best for me...

Also use Schwalbe they are one of the best for me never had a flat slice I went to schwalbe
03-13-17, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,849
Posted By stingray66

i have two varsities and they came with drop bars...

i have two varsities and they came with drop bars With the hills around here they were useless IT was when I took them off and put on cruiser bars were I am siting up and have WAY more power going...
03-13-17, 11:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,838
Posted By stingray66

no tires were a LOT better back then in the 60s...

no tires were a LOT better back then in the 60s as a kid I had a varsity that I put air in the tires once when i first got it and in 8 years all over san Bernardino ca and NEVER GOT A FLAT or...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,247,222
Posted By stingray66

1973 and a 1975 schwinn varsity 21 speed

1973 and a 1975 schwinn varsity 21 speed
01-26-17, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

ok just wanted to report that I found the problem...

ok just wanted to report that I found the problem it was NOT the brakes it was the wheel. The wheel look trued but there were high and low spots on the brake surface of the rim. What cause the...
01-26-17, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By stingray66

ok just wanted to report that I found the problem...

ok just wanted to report that I found the problem it was NOT the brakes it was the wheel. The wheel look trued but there were high and low spots on the brake surface of the rim. What cause the...
01-24-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

Ok thanks I was hopping they were taper the old...

Ok thanks I was hopping they were taper the old one were taper
01-22-17, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

ok I going to give them a try and let you guys...

ok I going to give them a try and let you guys know how i make out where are you guys getting the Dia-comps I found them on Amazon BUT there were some bad reviews saying they were NOT real ...
01-22-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

I have done all of this this problem is not a ...

I have done all of this this problem is not a Squealing noise
And not a toe in problem this howling is way much worse I have chrome wheels
This howling driving me nuts as I just can not find...
01-22-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

sorry this dam spell check keeps changing words...

sorry this dam spell check keeps changing words NOT me I did not notice till you said something Now WHAT IS causing the loud howling with the new pads
01-22-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By stingray66

I am having the same thing on a 1974 schwinn...

I am having the same thing on a 1974 schwinn varsity It came from schwinn with side pull its not squealing its the howling
01-22-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

this is what i put back on its a block with two...

this is what i put back on its a block with two cuts in them it has no name on them but after sanding them a little they seem to stop fine and they are quite...
01-22-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By stingray66

Problems with old schwinn varsity side pull brakes

Haveing a lot of problems with a 1975 schwinn varsity with the side pull brakes
Been messing with it for a long time I have bought three sets of different type of look stop pads at frist they...
01-16-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,413
Posted By stingray66

I with you there same thing the Aluminum bike...

I with you there same thing the Aluminum bike cracked two frames also lbs told me last year aluminum is all you can get and that aluminum was much better that steel well went shopping and ended up...
01-12-17, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By stingray66

Ok I put on the schwalbe HS 159 and NOW have...

Ok I put on the schwalbe HS 159 and NOW have the roller just touching the tire very lightly and just put bike in the higher gear I think that will work
thanks for ll the info
01-09-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By stingray66

ok going to try the on a older tire right now as...

ok going to try the on a older tire right now as I really do not want to mess up my new schwalbes also looking online at trainer tires BUT none to be had foe 27x1-1/4 tire I do NOT understand Why...
01-09-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By stingray66

the only reason that I am now using the trainer...

the only reason that I am now using the trainer is like today there is snow and ice all over the place and I need to keep going on the bike for health reasons if it was just cold I would be out side...
01-09-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By stingray66

Indoor trainer and tire problems

Morning Have a 75 schwinn varsity that I now have on a indoor trainer
The problem That I am having is in the last three months I have gone though four tires on the rear
last night was on the...
01-02-17, 11:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,515
Posted By stingray66

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01-02-17, 11:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,515
Posted By stingray66

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/...

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01-02-17, 11:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,676
Posted By stingray66

I used to get blow of the path with my old...

I used to get blow of the path with my old walmart schwinn BUT Now with my costume 21 speed 1973 schwinn varsity That another story when some one rides up my ass to pass i just hammer that old...
12-05-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By stingray66

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/...

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09-26-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By stingray66

I am haft temped to use the original schwinn...

I am haft temped to use the original schwinn tubes They hold air are thicker and are the RIGHT size
the problem they are 40 years old and don't think it would be a good idea
09-26-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By stingray66

Tubes

Ok I have a BIG question here. What is the story about todays inner tubes?? yesterday had other flat on my one varsity that was just sitting
On that bike have brand NEW kenda road tires. MY LBS...
09-17-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,247
Posted By stingray66

Mine is a 1973 21 speed schwinn varsity the ...

Mine is a 1973 21 speed schwinn varsity the hill gears
Are 28/34 and sti a very FAST bike
09-08-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

just got back from a 8 mile ride. Stayed out of...

just got back from a 8 mile ride. Stayed out of the big ring and used the lower gears more. took it easy. It did go a lot better then yesterday:thumb:
09-07-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

The main thing is before I went to the bike I was...

The main thing is before I went to the bike I was s little over weight,
Could hardly walk because of problem with my right leg, was told need knee replacement .
Pre diebetes and some heart problem...
09-07-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

One of the problems is there are a lot of hills...

One of the problems is there are a lot of hills around here
And I do use the gears that's why I modified my ten speed to a
21 speed varisty I was pushing my self with the big chain ring
And have...
09-07-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

Ok I will give it rest for a few days

Ok I will give it rest for a few days
09-07-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

I try to ride twice a day with a total of 6/10...

I try to ride twice a day with a total of 6/10 miles every day of the week

Last time I went out was yesterday and felt good I did only got 6 hours sleep last night maybe that the problem glad it...
09-07-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By stingray66

feeling good then today Struggling

Ok started out last April riding a bike have a 21 speed 1973 schwinn varsity.
Any way when I first started out on April i st struggled a LOT But as time went on I got stronger every day.
So far...
09-04-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,476
Posted By stingray66

and here is my 1973 varsity campus green...

and here is my 1973 varsity campus green http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/IMG_0560.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/stingray66/media/IMG_0560.jpg.html)
09-02-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,476
Posted By stingray66

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/...

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08-01-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By stingray66

tires

ok whats to get an opinion as to what tire i should use for my schwinn varsity
looking at the kenda k 34 and the Scwalbe HS 159 my cst tires that came with my bike has worn out at 700 miles plus...
07-17-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By stingray66

i really do not get this rim tap thing I have had...

i really do not get this rim tap thing I have had really good luck with electrical tape hey don't laugh it WORKS
my last bike ran it little over 5000 miles in three years with original tuff liners...
07-02-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By stingray66

ok just what to report as of tonight I have 168...

ok just what to report as of tonight I have 168 miles on this set up and loving it. Been working really good AND is one of the best things I have done to this bike. I have about 25 bucks in this set...
06-30-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 269,568
Posted By stingray66

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/...

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06-30-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 269,568
Posted By stingray66

magic shine about 5 year old and STILL working...

magic shine about 5 year old and STILL working great this was just tonight
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v511/stingray66/IMG_0538.jpg...
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