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09-17-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project...

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project chromed Continental are beautiful. They look like something that CONTROL would design for Max, 99, the Chief, and Larribee to use. Don't...
09-15-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

GlennfordX4 has made a great "modern Collegiate...

GlennfordX4 has made a great "modern Collegiate prototype" (see GREEN bike) that puts that horrible joke that comes out of Detroit, to shame. I see that GlennfordX4 has incorporated the...
09-09-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed...

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed SUBURBANS ARE SUPERIOR TO Varsities/1964-1969 Collegiates/Ten speed SUBURBANS/CONTINENTALS BECAUSE THEY CAME EQUIPPED WITH Shimano built REAR DERAILLEURS...
09-09-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 707
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Doug Fattic is not correct when he says that the...

Doug Fattic is not correct when he says that the SUPER SPORT was next under the PARAMOUNT!!
The Super Sport was the most "low-rent" of the hand constructed Schwinns. THE SPORTS TOURER WAS NEXT...
09-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As many others have already commented, you don't...

As many others have already commented, you don't need to do much as these old Schwinns are super durable and great riding bicycles IF YOU CAN ACCEPT THEIR HEAVY WEIGHT AND SLOW NATURE!

Trying to...
Forum: Foo
09-02-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 103,653
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SEPT 16th, 1966 Live Performances on U.K....

SEPT 16th, 1966 Live Performances on U.K. Television show called READY STEADY GO (London, England)


Here is the entire SEPT 16th, 1966 READY STEADY GO...
08-31-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/what-types-of-pa...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/what-types-of-paint-are-you-using.174120/

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/best-rattle-can-paint.42165/
...
08-30-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a beautiful 1971 burgandy red and a ...

Here is a beautiful 1971 burgandy red and a beautiful orange 1973 .........SCHWINN SUPER SPORT and related useful info...
08-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My opinion is that since you have doubts and are...

My opinion is that since you have doubts and are unsure and are not confident about using this type of pedal, I would REMOVE THESE PEDALS and install a pair that you are comfortable using.
...
08-29-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,179
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You might want to consider CONVERTING to ...

You might want to consider CONVERTING to Tourist Handlebars and ditching the drop-bars. Ask yourself do I really want to ride drop-bars, or will I just be always gripping the "tops", ...
08-29-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,179
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is a GIANT bicycle re-badged for Schwinn. It...

It is a GIANT bicycle re-badged for Schwinn. It is a decent basic bicycle with SUNTOUR derailleurs front and rear. Beyond the closure of Chicago factory, Schwinn increasingly turned to importing much...
Forum: Foo
08-19-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 647
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You have to visit a quality independent tire...

You have to visit a quality independent tire dealer and not Discount Tire or the other chains. This is not saying that Discount Tire and others don't sell quality tires or provide excellent...
Forum: Foo
08-18-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 103,653
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

CONVENTION HALL Philadelphia SEPT 2, 1964...

CONVENTION HALL Philadelphia SEPT 2, 1964 complete concert AUDIO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPAAsEIg5hM


INDIANA STATE FAIR, Indianapolis afternoon show SEPT 3, 1964 complete concert AUDIO...
08-15-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,202
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Life is too short to worry. You're probably...

Life is too short to worry. You're probably not nearly old enough to remember the SCHLITZ beer television and print, and radio ad spots from fifty years ago in the early seventies when SCHLITZ...
08-02-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Suburban FIVE SPEED also featured that same...

The Suburban FIVE SPEED also featured that same model J free wheel that the 1970 Collegiate and beyond has. The Suburban TEN SPEED as you know has that same Model F freewheel that the...
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Schwinn Caliente is essentially the SCHWINN...

The Schwinn Caliente is essentially the SCHWINN SUBURBAN ten speed that is set up like a Varsity (with dropbars, racing seat, rat traps, & no fenders..)

The SUBURBAN ten speed came in 1970 and it...
07-23-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,459
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is just a bit more to expand on the great...

Here is just a bit more to expand on the great info and explanation that 79pmooney provided on "gear number" and how to calculate it.

IF YOU TAKE THAT "Gear Number" and multiply it by pi ...
06-07-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

John Fogerty & family ROCKIN' at home 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4E3tHaZBlc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7fjGntva18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fduevUJtsv4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXhE71RCGfY
...
06-06-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,488
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

In my opinion, there are certain high traffic,...

In my opinion, there are certain high traffic, relatively high speed congested streets which if they cannot be entirely avoided, using a parallel street with less traffic, I do deem it acceptable to...
06-01-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,367
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

They are extremely durable bicycles that are fine...

They are extremely durable bicycles that are fine riders if you do not mind the weight.
It appears that yours may have the GT-120 (shimano built for schwinn that was factory equipment on the FIVE...
05-18-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,079
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Install a pair of KENDA K838 "slicks". These...

Install a pair of KENDA K838 "slicks".
These are perhaps the best Street & Pavement tires that you could ever install on a 26" (559mm) mountain bike wheel.
They are smooth and fast, and quiet....
05-17-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,536
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/walmart-stingray...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/walmart-stingrays-are-back-125-free-ship.171226/
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/ ...

https://thecabe.com/forum/


https://thecabe.com/forum/index/general-discussion-about-old-bicycles.3/
05-06-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,055
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Don't laugh, but the Covid-19 corona virus...

Don't laugh, but the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic has scared the bahjeebahs out of so many that have seen and heard Dr Anthony Fauchi, and Dr. Jen. Ashton talk each day on television of the...
05-01-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I agree with Squirtdad. Any 1980's quality...

I agree with Squirtdad.
Any 1980's quality JAPANESE 12 SPEED can be found for about $100 in roadworthy condition.
Even the very basic, economy model, from the 1984 FUJI catalog lineup, for...
04-28-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I like what Hillyman said. Look specifically...

I like what Hillyman said.
Look specifically for a FIVE SPEED Schwinn SUBURBAN from the SEVENTIES!!!
Why? INDESTRUCTIBLE and SUPER EASY FOR ANYONE TO SERVICE THE BOTTOM BRACKET BEARINGS, ADJUST...
04-19-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Dan (ForceD) gave great advice. There is no...

Dan (ForceD) gave great advice.
There is no shame in starting with some beater, or cheapie, or borrowed bicycle.
You'll find your own compass and you'll get a definite reference point for the...
Forum: Foo
04-17-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 789
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

skimmers. Very inexpensive device that...

skimmers.


Very inexpensive device that criminals use to easily get credit card information.

Criminals typically affix them to gas pumps and ATMS but can be affixed to most any credit card...
04-06-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtT_8pEjHgo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtT_8pEjHgo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwgggzBgJfM


BBC TV live performance (England) 1973 -and- Beat Club (German television) live performance...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,541
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Deja Vu All Over Again.... From the week...

Deja Vu All Over Again....
From the week just before Christmas 1973 to the Miami Dolphins destroying the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl in mid January 1974, there was a shortage of...
03-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Shimano built GT-100 for Schwinn !!! ...

The Shimano built GT-100 for Schwinn !!!
Schwinn engineers had Shimano build a derailleur that had Lark quality, that had none of the junkiness of the Huret Al lvit, even though Schwinn had...
Forum: Touring
03-07-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,170
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

If you are seeking Steel Tourist Style (upright...

If you are seeking Steel Tourist Style (upright riding) chrome plated handlebars in a shape similar to the shape that (gorillimo 02-24-24 post #24...
02-24-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,319
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'm not a doctor and I didn't play one on TV so ...

I'm not a doctor and I didn't play one on TV so I have no real qualifications to give an answer.
I am old and I am in great shape, and many of my tennis, running, and golf pals are...
02-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgL6s5-ssA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgL6s5-ssA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUJwBjKHpCg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vO3jPcfOSOI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrzfIq5P-M4
...
01-29-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,267
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Unfortunately, automobile accidents do happen...

Unfortunately, automobile accidents do happen about every hour, and sometimes even more often than that. Add the blinding westward setting sun, or fog, rain. ice or a dark moonless night or any...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It looks like a 1972 - 1973 era HUFFY TOURISTER. ...

It looks like a 1972 - 1973 era HUFFY TOURISTER. I believe it is the "rebadged" TOURISTER that Huffy produced for FIRESTONE so that Firestone would sell these at their tire stores back in the...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Acon, In 1968, Schwinn did not offer a 3 speed...

Acon,
In 1968, Schwinn did not offer a 3 speed Schwinn Collegiate. The Collegiate was a 5 speed from 1964 until the very late seventies.
The ladies Schwinn Breeze would have been available with...
12-15-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 13,601
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are decent, acceptable bicycles that will...

There are decent, acceptable bicycles that will ride well and last a long time that are being sold today at Walmart, Target and other places like Kmart, Academy, Dicks, and on the web for less than...
Forum: Foo
12-11-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 103,653
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This one was on one of those Springboard Records...

This one was on one of those Springboard Records releases from the very early seventies.
Springboard (out of NJ) issued a load of LP's of major chart topping artists, and then cashed in until the...
12-07-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,699
Views: 522,234
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bike_xmas_659fe2eb9c0341f100d674a86a44a3dad47c536d.jpg
Tis the Season
Beautiful day for a bike ride in December in South Carolina.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-19, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,660
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My guess is that the respected bike builders have...

My guess is that the respected bike builders have such a reputation and clientele that producing something that deviates from the world class design,
engineering, and workmanship that they are...
11-18-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,544
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are 7 speed three wheelers that are not a...

There are 7 speed three wheelers that are not a bad alternative, assuming one has a quiet neighborhood without any crazy hills, or the paved roads of a local park in which to ride. The 7...
11-18-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,651
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The KENDA K-838 tire at $14.41 each with...

The KENDA K-838 tire at $14.41 each with Free Shipping is the best tire on the market in my opinion that will turn your mountain-bike into a hybrid-road going cruiser that will do...
11-05-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,321
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

What Ten Speed is Creedence drummer, Doug "Cosmo"...

What Ten Speed is Creedence drummer, Doug "Cosmo" Clifford seen on the cover of COSMO'S FACTORY, (released in 1970) one of the best rock n roll albums of all time?

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL -...
Forum: Foo
11-02-19, 01:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,878
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

To give you an example that basic simple guitar...

To give you an example that basic simple guitar isn't too difficult if you don't overthink it and you're not trying to become Jeff Beck overnight.
Most people seek out the finest players locally to...
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,878
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'll tell you what is better than the old 1970's...

I'll tell you what is better than the old 1970's era pignose is the lunch box sized VOX PATHFINDER 10 that sells for $79.99 New from places like SWEETWATER, MUSICIANS FRIEND, MUSIC 123 and a bunch...
10-30-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,718
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

R. Moudatir, DON'T LET IT GET YOU DOWN. ...

R. Moudatir, DON'T LET IT GET YOU DOWN. Unfortunately it seems, among a young and very immature, nearly 100% male segment of cycling community that regards itself as the "Serious Cyclists", ...
10-28-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,542
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

YEAH!!! WAY TO GO, FRANK! just like the...

YEAH!!! WAY TO GO, FRANK! just like the Energizer Bunny or a spinning top once it is set in motion.



Here is a old type "dumb" digital wireless SPEEDO & ODOMETER, Stopwatch, and Trip...
10-27-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

" ADVENTURE BEFORE DEMENTIA, THE OLDER YOU GET,...

" ADVENTURE BEFORE DEMENTIA, THE OLDER YOU GET, THE MORE IMPORTANT IT IS TO NOT ACT YOUR AGE!"
-original quote by Phil Ossinger, of Canada , many years ago on the MGB Experience ...
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 142,511
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLQRW7J_D0U ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLQRW7J_D0U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT9Z-bdpGUQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHnMQWeskPU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YFebLmwMl8
...
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