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10-16-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By dweenk

External wiring.The frame has a few small split...

External wiring.The frame has a few small split tabs on the down tube that route the wiring from rear to front, and an eyelet in the front fender in order for the wire to get on the underside edge of...
10-16-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

Yes, the Fuji is available, but I don't want to...

Yes, the Fuji is available, but I don't want to ship.
10-10-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

I measured to the top of the tube, so add 1/4"...

I measured to the top of the tube, so add 1/4" for the cable housing.
10-10-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

Standover is 34" and I live in Salisbury on the...

Standover is 34" and I live in Salisbury on the eastern shore.
10-09-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

How about $135 for the Nishiki?

How about $135 for the Nishiki?
10-04-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

Update: The Peugeot is gone. The Fuji, Nishiki,...

Update: The Peugeot is gone.
The Fuji, Nishiki, and Gitane project for $225.
09-20-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By dweenk

Have you noticed that the silhouette intro to the...

Have you noticed that the silhouette intro to the show has the Father riding a bike with a sloped top tube?
09-13-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25,212
Views: 3,200,532
Posted By dweenk

I would like to know more about industrial chains...

I would like to know more about industrial chains that are compatible with bicycles, 1/2 x 1/8 and 1/2 x 3/32.
09-13-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,633
Posted By dweenk

Louis DeJoy logistics maybe:D

Louis DeJoy logistics maybe:D
09-13-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

I think r0ckh0und has me covered. Thanks

I think r0ckh0und has me covered. Thanks
09-13-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

28.6 is what I am looking for. PM me with details...

28.6 is what I am looking for. PM me with details please.
Dale
09-11-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

ISO a Suntour AR front derailleur: I have a...

ISO a Suntour AR front derailleur:
I have a butt ugly rusty functional version, but I would like to do better. Have stuff to trade or buy.
09-09-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

I am quoting myself here, but I am a believer...

I am quoting myself here, but I am a believer that Schwinn came up with the best method to retain a front wheel in the absence of any other retention (nuts, skewer, etc), and it is stupid easy to...
09-07-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,212
Views: 3,200,532
Posted By dweenk

IMO, any decent chain like KMC or Bell (at a big...

IMO, any decent chain like KMC or Bell (at a big box store is likely a KMC) should work for you. Save the old chain. It may be useful, and you can count the number of links that are needed.

Oh,...
09-03-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

I have done so.

I have done so.
09-03-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

ISO: Schwinn front wheel retainer arms

A few weeks ago I donated a pair of these arms and now i find that I am in need of a pair. Like this....
09-02-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 859
Posted By dweenk

Do you mean the steerer tube? Yhay looks to be a...

Do you mean the steerer tube? Yhay looks to be a bit off.
08-20-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/nishiki_riviera_gt_1__ca780be75012dca8afc49ac9af915ada6224b35e.jpg...
08-19-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By dweenk

Three road bikes and a bonus

I want to sell three road bikes, and I want to sell them all together:

Number 1 is a 23" 1972 Fuji S-10-S. It is blue with upgraded brakes and wheels. Chrome socks front and rear. It is original...
08-12-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,527
Posted By dweenk

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0548_2ede82c1afdd797ca4372fab1ff861366ae66dc7.jpg
Raleigh Olympian, 650B conversion.
08-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,800
Posted By dweenk

In my experience a friction system can shift very...

In my experience a friction system can shift very well as long as the shifter hub has the proper diameter for the rear mech. I noticed that the Trek 730 has stem shifters. My first thought was that...
08-06-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25,212
Views: 3,200,532
Posted By dweenk

BTW: Congatulations on the Canadian women's gold...

BTW: Congatulations on the Canadian women's gold in soccer.
08-06-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25,212
Views: 3,200,532
Posted By dweenk

The more I think about it, the more I remember....

The more I think about it, the more I remember. Christmas toys, baby strollers, canoe paddles, and on and on. I see you are in Canada. Was the store operating there as well?
08-06-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25,212
Views: 3,200,532
Posted By dweenk

Along with sporting goods of all types - baseball...

Along with sporting goods of all types - baseball gloves, baseball bats, balls of all types, fishing gear, firearms, ammunition, and some things I haven't thought of. Let's not forget lawnmowers and...
08-02-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 136,463
Posted By dweenk

Lot's of dead owls are roadkills. They must so...

Lot's of dead owls are roadkills. They must so focussed on prey that they fly in the path of traffic.
08-02-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By dweenk

Velo Orange has i or 2 models of flat/low-rise...

Velo Orange has i or 2 models of flat/low-rise bars that may work for you.
07-31-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 136,463
Posted By dweenk

I wish that I could find a photo (taken around...

I wish that I could find a photo (taken around 1974/1975) of a small lime kiln near Berlin, MD. It was not nearly as impressive as those kilns, only about 15 or 16 feet high, and a local industry....
07-31-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14,457
Views: 3,303,014
Posted By dweenk

I got 2 "free" bikes today from a neighbor...

I got 2 "free" bikes today from a neighbor cleaning out her junk.

The first is a 5 speed Schwinn Jaguar repop. The paint on the bike is great, but it is missing a front wheel, and the stem and...
07-31-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By dweenk

Could that have been a pacer engine for training?

Could that have been a pacer engine for training?
07-31-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By dweenk

I agree completely comrade onyerleft.

I agree completely comrade onyerleft.
07-26-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By dweenk

I am pretty sure that BCA got the frames from...

I am pretty sure that BCA got the frames from Asia and assembled bikes in Easton, PA. One passed through my hands many years ago - it was a low end hybrid. Somewhere between a mountain bike and an...
07-26-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By dweenk

If your fork looks like this - small brake bolt...

If your fork looks like this - small brake bolt hole in the front, larger brake bolt hole in the rear of the fork....
07-25-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By dweenk

OK. I have tried it as a soak and it is...

OK.
I have tried it as a soak and it is underwhelming. To vinegar's credit - it is cheap - but it does'nt accomplish much. I'll still use it with aluminum foil to rub off rust from chrome, but I...
07-25-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By dweenk

After soaking the head tube for 24 hours, I am...

After soaking the head tube for 24 hours, I am not impressed. It did help a bit with rust, but it also dulled the blue paint. Most of the paint dullness (is that a word?) came off with a rinse. There...
07-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By dweenk

White vinegar for rust removal

This may sound stupid, but I have never used white vinegar as a rust removal soak. I have used it with aluminum foil to remove rust from chromed steel rims and other bits; but I have not tried it as...
07-24-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,224
Posted By dweenk

Sometimes - but when I see something nice that...

Sometimes - but when I see something nice that could end up as trash - I step in. I always lose money though.
07-24-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By dweenk

My last SRAM PC-830 was 114 links, but that was a...

My last SRAM PC-830 was 114 links, but that was a while back. Pre pandemic.
07-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 92,607
Posted By dweenk

The flash makes it hard to read, but this is the...

The flash makes it hard to read, but this is the Ardmore Bicycle Shop; the 215 area code is Philly. it is affixed to a 1985 Schwinn Traveler mixte (actually "sports style") frame....
07-24-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14,457
Views: 3,303,014
Posted By dweenk

The missing Troxel saddle adds value. If you were...

The missing Troxel saddle adds value. If you were to toss the other Troxel, you would double the value.:p
07-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 184,154
Posted By dweenk

ISO v Pay it Forward

I think we should keep ISO/WTT separate from PIF.
ISO/WTT includes includes trades, sales on the sly, and gifts. PIF on the other hand, is completely free plus shipping - many times free with...
07-18-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

Update. I have found one pair of clips - dirty...

Update. I have found one pair of clips - dirty but nice. I will continue to look for the other pair - no promises on that. So would you like 1 pair of clips and 6 screws?
07-18-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

I think I have one pair of clips, and maybe...

I think I have one pair of clips, and maybe another pair. I also have some #2 x 1/8 pan head screws that will work as long as you add a bit of blue Locktite. Yours for cost of mailing and a bit of...
07-17-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By dweenk

Any value in old dried bike paint

I was thinking of all of the former Schwinn dealers across the country and the parts stashes that may be there. Okay, parts are probably gone, but what about touch-up paint? Every dealer I knew had a...
07-17-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64,383
Views: 9,990,819
Posted By dweenk

Two Schwinn folding bikes for $100

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/saint-michaels-schwinn-folding-bikes/7351342413.html
07-13-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,659
Posted By dweenk

I have magazines and first class mail arrive 3 or...

I have magazines and first class mail arrive 3 or 4 days late. My April pension check hasn't arrived yet, but the May and June checks were on-time. Packages have been arriving 1 or 2 days ahead of...
07-13-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,255
Posted By dweenk

Forgive me. I was looking at her calves and the...

Forgive me. I was looking at her calves and the turkey levers.
07-13-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,182
Posted By dweenk

I chose France because I couldn't have more than...

I chose France because I couldn't have more than one pick, and I have a soft spot for Motobecane. That said; I like British bikes - especially 3-speeds. I suppose I neglected Japanese bikes because...
07-12-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,255
Posted By dweenk

It's not the accuracy, it's the thought. Maybe...

It's not the accuracy, it's the thought. Maybe Rosie the Riveter did'nt have those big biceps, but the poster got the point across. :thumb:
07-11-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By dweenk

Often used bicycle model names

I was thinking of Schwinn model names over the years and remembered that "Traveler" had appeared over many years on various types of Schwinn bikes. One of the first to come to mind was a "World...
07-11-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,881
Posted By dweenk

I didn't have the trade goods that oneclick...

I didn't have the trade goods that oneclick needed, so I will go for the Dia-Comp levers. What do you need in trade?

Dale
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