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08-15-16, 08:08 PM
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Views: 1,597
Posted By catmandew52

Maybe a pic posted in what its worth, vintage.

Maybe a pic posted in what its worth, vintage.
08-15-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By catmandew52

Did you try this= Focus - Bikes: Mountainbikes,...

Did you try this= Focus - Bikes: Mountainbikes, Roadbikes (http://www.focus-bikes.com/us/en/home.html)
11-27-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By catmandew52

Replace. Shimano, HyperglideFW722 13t - 15 -...

Replace. Shimano, HyperglideFW722 13t - 15 - 17 - 19 - 21 - 24 - 28tlooks like exact replacement.
From Freewheels (Thread on Type) for Bicycles from Harris Cyclery...
11-01-14, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By catmandew52

If it has an alloy frame, it could be a K2. The...

If it has an alloy frame, it could be a K2.
The used the same frame for multiple model names.

I'm guessing those are 29er tires, as the k2's usually came with 700x40c tires.
415355
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By catmandew52

Top Tube decal says "Finest". Know idea what...

Top Tube decal says "Finest".
Know idea what year.
04-02-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,726
Posted By catmandew52

When in doubt, throw it out! French Metric...

When in doubt, throw it out!

French Metric Bicycle Parts 24.0mm post, 24mm post, 22.0 stem, 25.0 headset 14mm pedal etc at Yellow Jersey (http://www.yellowjersey.org/frogstem.html)

and
...
03-20-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By catmandew52

Maybe this would help,...

Maybe this would help, http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwlQ/R1oCUOqjLvI/AAAAAAAAADc/TP7X93AF4wk/s1600/img013.jpg

Catalog says should be SR crankset.
03-07-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By catmandew52

Time for new bottom bracket! Looks like drive...

Time for new bottom bracket!
Looks like drive side cup flange has broken off.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,505
Posted By catmandew52

''The first thing we do, let's kill all the...

''The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers,''
''Henry VI,'' Part II, act IV, Scene II, Line 73
12-01-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,965
Posted By catmandew52

More fuel for the fire! There are actually TWO...

More fuel for the fire!
There are actually TWO Schwinn lineups.
There is the OP's link to the big box store, generic, cheap line, and then, there is the dealers only less cheap line-up....
10-23-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,760
Posted By catmandew52

From a driveway/weekend mechanic point of view,...

From a driveway/weekend mechanic point of view, it is probably all about the nice shiny chrome in the waxed and polished tool box(and they are easier to find in the grass!).

When I still worked as...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 162,164
Posted By catmandew52

Without going into a long diatribe about currency...

Without going into a long diatribe about currency exchange, international trade exchange rates, taxes, tariffs, and economies of scale, if the man says it's a BSO in the Isles, then HE probably...
10-08-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By catmandew52

Until he closes,...

Until he closes, http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi?sp=about_us&c=Shifter&sc=Road%20Shifters&tc=Complete%20Friction&id=476333925707
10-08-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 13,821
Posted By catmandew52

The automobile began as a status symbol, and will...

The automobile began as a status symbol, and will probably make a loooooong, slow, descent to the same status, but it won't die.
It won't matter what fuel costs, or what type of fuel it is, modern...
10-01-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By catmandew52

They are called "Truss Rods".

They are called "Truss Rods".
06-28-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,297
Posted By catmandew52

Ponder. ...

Ponder.
http://www.bikehacks.com/bikehacks/2011/07/bike-sidecar.html

http://bikerodnkustom4.homestead.com/sidecar.html
06-28-13, 08:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By catmandew52

If I was visiting Denver now, I'd be going after...

If I was visiting Denver now, I'd be going after this one(my size).
http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/3796988430.html

If OP is really tall, he should check this one out-...
06-28-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,478
Posted By catmandew52

Get it home...

Get it home soonest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.vintage-trek.com/
06-28-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By catmandew52

What size frame are you looking for??

What size frame are you looking for??
06-28-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,452
Posted By catmandew52

Somewhere, somebody had posted the frame...

Somewhere, somebody had posted the frame geometries for Schwinn non baloon tire bikes, but I don't recall where.
Waterfordbikes, however, does have scans of real Schwinn bike catalogs....
06-24-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,077
Posted By catmandew52

Try changing handlebars to either Velo Orange...

Try changing handlebars to either Velo Orange Postino http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/components/handlebars/vo-postino-handlebar-22-2mm.html, or
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,095
Posted By catmandew52

From a zombie thread Thanks to Bionicycle ...

From a zombie thread

Thanks to Bionicycle
http://www.bikeforums.net/images/statusicon/user-offline.png
No I'm Not a Pirate! http://www.bikeforums.net/image.php?u=96445&dateline=1333166233 ...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By catmandew52

http://www.antimonkeybutt.com/

http://www.antimonkeybutt.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By catmandew52

Have your daughter read this! ...

Have your daughter read this!

http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/2010/01/can-we-have-it-all-mirage-of-perfect.html (http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/2010/01/can-we-have-it-all-mirage-of-perfect.html)
01-05-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By catmandew52

Chainguard only is from Varsity. Headbadge and...

Chainguard only is from Varsity.
Headbadge and frame decals are the same as my 52 New World.
Front fork was unique to "New World" models if I recall correctly.
Still Sweet!
12-13-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By catmandew52

Should'nt have any major problems with most...

Should'nt have any major problems with most modern Canti's. You might even get V-brakes to work, if the cables could be routed to work.
08-31-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,217
Posted By catmandew52

On technical issues, most posts are well thought...

On technical issues, most posts are well thought out, though they may be slightly biased(chain lube!!!).
Vehicular cyclist's won't budge from their right to "take the lane".
Bike Lane advocates,...
08-30-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,217
Posted By catmandew52

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/19415253/2012/08...

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/19415253/2012/08/30/driver-fatally-shoots-bicyclist-in-taylor
...
08-02-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,269
Posted By catmandew52

The only bad thing about turning 50 is, all those...

The only bad thing about turning 50 is, all those senior discounts are still 8 yrs away.:lol:
07-22-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,069
Posted By catmandew52

"The art of giving advice to best friends is to...

"The art of giving advice to best friends is to make them believe that they thought of it themselves."
06-20-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 45,917
Posted By catmandew52

My K2 came with Kenda Komfort 40c's. Switched...

My K2 came with Kenda Komfort 40c's. Switched them out to Maxxis Overdrive 38c's. Not a huge difference in ride or handling, but I like the Maxxis tires more than I did Kenda's.
05-31-12, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,074
Posted By catmandew52

253519 Try adjusting your seat in small...

253519

Try adjusting your seat in small increments, up and down, fore and aft. You might be surprized what as little as an 1/8" adjustment can do for comfort.
http://sheldonbrown.com/pain.html
Forum: Northeast
05-22-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,669
Posted By catmandew52

Maybe you could contact...

Maybe you could contact http://www.traillink.com/trail/hudson-river-greenway.aspx and volunteer to plant some saplings along that section, if possible.
It is probably unlikely that mature trees...
05-18-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 36,353
Posted By catmandew52

251085 You have to ride a red bike with white...

251085
You have to ride a red bike with white shoes.
05-13-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,839
Posted By catmandew52

http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=bec1564a...

http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=bec1564a-ab75-456b-b22d-c5683048ea1b&Enum=107
05-06-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By catmandew52

:roflmao::roflmao:

:roflmao::roflmao:
05-05-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,084
Posted By catmandew52

In the estate auction market anthing more than 7...

In the estate auction market anthing more than 7 yrs old is considered vintage.

Same question came up last year, and I posted what The Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group used to judge bikes in...
05-05-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,148
Posted By catmandew52

Bless you for your humanity, and, no good deed...

Bless you for your humanity, and, no good deed goes unpunished.
Forum: Commuting
05-04-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,492
Posted By catmandew52

http://www.sirc.ca/newsletters/june09/documents/Li...

http://www.sirc.ca/newsletters/june09/documents/Lightning-Threat-Outdoor-Sports.pdf

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/05/0522_030522_lightning.html
...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By catmandew52

Check this site out....

Check this site out. http://www.cstsales.com/tutorials/fiberglass_mold.pdf
or http://www.amazon.com/Fiberglass-Mold-Release-Wax-ounces/dp/B002J854E8
05-01-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,421
Posted By catmandew52

I followed the Can Tire link in your first post...

I followed the Can Tire link in your first post to read the reviews. Interesting.
Local big box mart manager here was busted about a year ago for having employees write up glowing on line reviews...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By catmandew52

246823 or ...

246823
or
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echidna_(mythology)

or
http://www.myspace.com/echidna
04-08-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,543
Posted By catmandew52

"Self Etching Primer" Allows you to paint over...

"Self Etching Primer"
Allows you to paint over chrome finishes.
You will still ruin the paint once you start wrenching on it.
04-08-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By catmandew52

This?...

This? http://www.ebay.com/itm/GT-700c-Hybrid-Fork-Cromoy-Steel-Black-1-1-8x-150mm-NEW-/360224160221?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item53df0879dd
04-08-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,235
Posted By catmandew52

Only obsolete on LBS bikes. ...

Only obsolete on LBS bikes.

Inexspensive(cheap) tourney variation. http://www.walmart.com/ip/Shimano-RD-TX31-Tourney-with-Bracket-6-7-Speed/13012513
I have only seen them on BSO's

I would...
04-08-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,644
Posted By catmandew52

Nevvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvver!!!!!!!!!!! Not in any...

Nevvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvver!!!!!!!!!!!
Not in any industry that manufactures products from metal. 1020 is mild steel or "gas pipe".
Schwinn used 1010 rolled sheet steel for their product line that had...
04-08-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,008
Posted By catmandew52

Hundreds of thousands early 10 speeds were sold,...

Hundreds of thousands early 10 speeds were sold, and ridden, with a claw type derailieur hanger clamped in the drive side dropout, and, NO SPACERS, PLUGS, ADJUSTING SCREWS, NOTHING!, in the non drive...
04-07-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By catmandew52

Ask your Trek dealer(nicely) if there is any way...

Ask your Trek dealer(nicely) if there is any way to rectify the bent derailieur chain guide.
If the Trek dealer won't satisfy your complaint, contact Trek...
04-06-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,644
Posted By catmandew52

Intersesting that there is no posting (that I...

Intersesting that there is no posting (that I could find) on the weight of the Trek Lane.
I wonder how much it weighs?
Platinum series steel? Just marketing babble. The alloy framed Trek 1.5 is...
04-06-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By catmandew52

Maybe it's not the brakes. Can't see what type...

Maybe it's not the brakes.
Can't see what type of bars and brake lever you have.
A modern flat bar brake lever may be for canti's or v-brakes. Some(Tektro comes to mind) have an adjustment screw...
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