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11-17-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,661
Views: 633,955
Posted By Sierra

What is the large chainring on the Peugeot? It...

What is the large chainring on the Peugeot?
It looks different than the Super Record large rings that I'm used to seeing....
10-20-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Sierra

Last time that I looked on Ebay for these Sprint...

Last time that I looked on Ebay for these Sprint bottle holders, they were wanting pretty good money for them.
The ones that attach to the handlebar seem to bring more money.
10-13-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By Sierra

The Red Hand of Ulster.

The Red Hand of Ulster.
10-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By Sierra

Here is the Headsets page from the 1964 Schwinn...

Here is the Headsets page from the 1964 Schwinn dealer's catalog.
I think it would be the same as for the 1962 models.
...
10-06-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sierra

I think that's a great choice. I don't have an...

I think that's a great choice.
I don't have an '87 Voyageur, but I do have an '84-'85 Voyageur SP.
Although it's a 58 cm, and too big for me(Doc tells me that I'm down to 5' 5") I can ride it and I...
10-06-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sierra

Matter of taste I suppose. I've wished that...

Matter of taste I suppose.
I've wished that they would have switched colors between the Super Sport and the next lesser model, the Tempo.
...
10-06-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,661
Views: 633,955
Posted By Sierra

Early seventies Gitane Super Corsa

Just finished building this up.
Bought the frame set years ago and it's just been hanging in the garage since.
Used as much Campagnolo as I could, but with "geezer gearing" for my geezer legs and...
10-06-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By Sierra

Understand completely. Here is mine that I...

Understand completely.
Here is mine that I built up with different kit.
Love the bike...not so much the color....
09-20-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,924
Posted By Sierra

It's just a wall hanger. I don't know of a...

It's just a wall hanger.
I don't know of a derailleur that could handle it.
09-20-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,924
Posted By Sierra

One that I threw together just for a hoot. ...

One that I threw together just for a hoot.
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09-14-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 879,720
Posted By Sierra

NOS French thread Campagnolo thin cups. Being...

NOS French thread Campagnolo thin cups.
Being old, I want "geezer" gears for the early seventies Gitane Super Corsa that I'm building up, so I'm putting a Campagnolo (Nouvo)Record triple crank on...
09-13-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By Sierra

I had a '74 Opaque Red 23" frame Speedster like...

I had a '74 Opaque Red 23" frame Speedster like the OP's.
It, and $250 got me this '65 P13.
I was very happy to make that deal!...
09-06-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 96,291
Posted By Sierra

LeicaLad, thankyou for your recommendation!

LeicaLad, thankyou for your recommendation!
07-31-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Sierra

Thanks for the article. Never new that these...

Thanks for the article.
Never new that these semi-flat black models started in 1986.
I've always thought they were 1987 models.
I have one kitted with Ultegra 6500(running 8 speed) and love it.
...
06-02-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,375
Posted By Sierra

One thing to be aware of is that some of the...

One thing to be aware of is that some of the early seventies P15 models had Nervex lugs, but they had a Vagner fork crown instead of the more usual Nervex crown.
My '71 P15 is like this. A bit hard...
04-09-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Sierra

I'd say that it's a "Frankenbike" made from one...

I'd say that it's a "Frankenbike" made from one of these.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1249x1574/_56_ad_35dd536d11598c8290bade8e7106d123e92e3fe4.jpg
04-01-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Sierra

No, I have normal length arms, but being near 70...

No, I have normal length arms, but being near 70 years old with arthritis in my back affects my riding position somewhat.
04-01-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Sierra

Just for a little extra motivation, here is mine...

Just for a little extra motivation, here is mine that I built with Dura Ace 7700 9 speed and Mavic Open Pro rims.
I think it's 53 cm.
As you can see from the riser stem, even at only 5' 6" it's a...
03-23-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By Sierra

Kind of a rare bike. First year for that model....

Kind of a rare bike. First year for that model. I've only seen a few of them. Would like to find one in Coppertone.
...
03-08-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,375
Posted By Sierra

Lowly compared to many of the nice bikes here,...

Lowly compared to many of the nice bikes here, but I've long thought that Schwinn should have made an upright tourist model with the fillet brazed chrome-moly frame, sort of a better version of the...
02-21-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By Sierra

I think it more refers to how much excess chain...

I think it more refers to how much excess chain it can wrap.
The wider your gearing range, the more you will need to wrap.
02-19-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By Sierra

Member Tim S. on The CABE forum has this one. I...

Member Tim S. on The CABE forum has this one. I believe that it's the big 26" frame.
Not for sale AFAIK. Just posting it for your visual enjoyment.
...
02-18-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By Sierra

The bikes have been modified for my use...

The bikes have been modified for my use obviously, the the paint & decals are original.
They were offered '76, 77, & '78.
Some have white decals, and some have black. I haven't yet been able to...
02-18-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,890
Posted By Sierra

The stop for the downtube shifter clamp was...

The stop for the downtube shifter clamp was throwing me for a bit. I thought the 70s Superiors had bosses for the downtube shifters until I check a pic of mine.
...
11-12-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sierra

Yes, what I had not considered, is that this bike...

Yes, what I had not considered, is that this bike may date to earlier than the 100 bcd 36t option became available. Not sure when that was. I have one on my '71 P15 Paramount.
Member Verktyg is the...
11-12-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sierra

My bad. I was thinking of the cottered Durax...

My bad. I was thinking of the cottered Durax 36/46/52 crankset on the Hosteller model.
That said, your crankset is still not the one listed in the catalog with the special drilling to accept the 100...
11-11-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sierra

I'm going to make a WAG that the crankset is not...

I'm going to make a WAG that the crankset is not original to the bike.
10-24-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,468
Posted By Sierra

Not my bike or my pic. I just saw it and liked it...

Not my bike or my pic. I just saw it and liked it so much that I saved it.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/voyageur_de6453a49c5613b3b736bd924a45cd697d3ec5d8.jpg
08-14-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By Sierra

From the photo, and from my memory of seeing...

From the photo, and from my memory of seeing them, the paint on the exerciser looks to be a metallic, not a "radiant"(candy color) with a translucent color coat over a silver base coat as the...
08-13-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By Sierra

Here is a '64 model in Coppertone. ...

Here is a '64 model in Coppertone.

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07-25-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Sierra

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or...

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or 3 gears to get easier in a hurry, so I like larger gaps(percentage wise) on the bottom end.
06-23-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By Sierra

I really like the "art deco" font of the decals...

I really like the "art deco" font of the decals on this model.
I've been looking for one in my size(that I can afford) for a couple of decades now. No luck yet.
My understanding is that, like the...
06-18-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Sierra

Also from Sheldon Brown, don't just add bearings....

Also from Sheldon Brown, don't just add bearings. Replace them all.
Bearings from different batches vary slightly in size so if some are a bit larger, they are going to take all the force & wear....
05-24-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By Sierra

Those thumb shifters seem to be like gold these...

Those thumb shifters seem to be like gold these days.
05-17-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,720
Posted By Sierra

26/36/46/56 Just for ***** & giggles. I'll...

26/36/46/56
Just for ***** & giggles.
I'll never use it on anything. I just like looking at it....
04-01-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 43,201
Posted By Sierra

'62 Schwinn Varsity Pedestrian compared to most...

'62 Schwinn Varsity
Pedestrian compared to most of the bikes in this thread, but it's green and you don't see many of this vintage anymore.
...
02-11-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,269
Posted By Sierra

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways. ...

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways.
I like it a lot, but I hate the 2" jumps in frame sizes. I feel like Goldilocks. From the riser stem you can see that the 21" frame is too small, but...
02-07-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,353
Posted By Sierra

My seventy something Grand Record. I built it...

My seventy something Grand Record.
I built it up as a single speed/fixed gear with a flip flop rear hub.
Can't say that I'm a fan of it. At my age I need more gearing options.
I'll probably return...
01-30-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 96,291
Posted By Sierra

That is very sweet! Love the "minimalism" of...

That is very sweet!
Love the "minimalism" of the Super Record crank.
01-29-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,493
Posted By Sierra

No longer equipped as original, but it was sold...

No longer equipped as original, but it was sold with a triple when new in '62....
12-29-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By Sierra

250th SS frame made in January of 1969?

250th SS frame made in January of 1969?
12-20-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By Sierra

Modified '77 Superior with the '76 tourist. ...

Modified '77 Superior with the '76 tourist.
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12-20-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By Sierra

'76 Superior tourist ...

'76 Superior tourist
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12-20-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By Sierra

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive...

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive train.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/p1000049_large__dda81ad595020be5e368e0904ee711ad89f1ed93.jpg
12-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By Sierra

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and...

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and built to my liking.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1918x1080/p1000423_large__5cc997715ffc8df15451859de980d78e5c81e16d.jpg
12-14-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By Sierra

Pastorbob...this from the Waterford website: ...

Pastorbob...this from the Waterford website:
Starting in 1971, Schwinn outsourced excess Paramount production to Pioneer Manufacturing of Racine, Wisconsin, owned by Don Mainland. Don was an...
12-13-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sierra

I've been looking for one of these in 56 cm for a...

I've been looking for one of these in 56 cm for a long time.
Very hard to find!
I have a couple TdF models and love them.
10-07-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,735
Posted By Sierra

Good points on the color & patina. I've just...

Good points on the color & patina.
I've just never seen that decal on an Interclub before.
All that I've seen look like the one that peter_d posted above.
Waiting for our resident Gitane guru...
08-31-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,032
Posted By Sierra

Opaque Red was a Super Sport color option for...

Opaque Red was a Super Sport color option for 1974 that for some reason didn't get listed in the catalog.
08-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,870
Posted By Sierra

I have one with the earlier Magenta(pink) & white...

I have one with the earlier Magenta(pink) & white paint scheme that I put upgraded components on.
I'm just a recreational rider, but I think it's a nice bike.
I found a large socket fits that...
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