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08-18-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26,312
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Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is a nice old made in Austria, 3 SPEED, ...

There is a nice old made in Austria, 3 SPEED, J.C. HIGGINS bike that someone in the WILMINGTON, DELAWARE vicinity should get as it is for sale for only $29.99 on EBAY (location is actually in...
08-10-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey Chuck M, that is a great looking OCT 1973 (...

Hey Chuck M, that is a great looking OCT 1973 ( KJ 549079 ) SUBURBAN that you have got there!
You see there on Chuck's 1973 CHESTNUT colored SUBURBAN, that SCHWINN did choose a perfect...
08-09-22, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The difference between a SUBURBAN 5 speed and a...

The difference between a SUBURBAN 5 speed and a 1970 - 1977 Schwinn COLLEGIATE is that the Collegiate has 37-597mm tires (26 x 1 3 /8 ) on the S5/S6 597mm (26 inch SCHWINN WHEELS).
The...
08-07-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN...

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN TRAVELER. Its basically similar to the Le Tour, except specified by Schwinn engineers with the ONE PIECE CRANK.
This 1975, 1976, 1977 TRAVELER was...
07-19-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The VARSITY's rear derailleur won't work on the...

The VARSITY's rear derailleur won't work on the '73 SUPER SPORT. (the SUPER SPORT has 14-32 freewheel, the VARSITY has 14-28).

Nothing is different as far as the Ashtabula 1 piece crank and the...
07-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,226
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Campagnolo, a pioneer in engineering excellence...

Campagnolo, a pioneer in engineering excellence that ruled the world until about 1967, since that time CAMPY has been second rate, and a distant second rate to everything Maeda SUNTOUR and SHIMANO.
...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 790
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with...

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with Chainsaws', I thought, oh no, I hope Hondo is not injured.
Hondo's posts are typically entertaining and it is fun to see his perspective &...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,297
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Everybody that is 60 and over remembers the...

Everybody that is 60 and over remembers the 1970's where gasoline was $0.35 a Gallon for LEADED REGULAR(89 Octane) in June 1973.
LEADED REGULAR(89 Octane) was about two cents per gallon less...
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's. ...

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's.

For example, you can capture the audio from the best one with the audio part of your NOV 2021 Austin Rolling Stones show.

EQ: adjust the bass &...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that...

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that they had officially issued any more than what encompassed SIDE 3 of LOVE YOU LIVE.

..."Everything alright in the critics section, watch out for the...
05-13-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR...

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR FREIGHT "High Flow Hand Air Pump" (sku 63304) pump is a great one. It is well built and durable. I would only say that its gauge is "ballpark"...
04-26-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars...

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars are great handlebars, BUT if you see the specifics concerning WIDTH, you will see that ONLY two of the VELO ORANGE handlebars that ROLLA highlighted...
04-26-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

These Examples below are possibilities. All of...

These Examples below are possibilities. All of these below are random EXAMPLES of specific known USED handlebars that should WORK WELL.
Notice that I specifically compiled a few different ones...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 855
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My advice is that you should take the time to...

My advice is that you should take the time to find the "roofer" with the same investigative concern as you would in choosing someone to babysit your children or grandchildren.

I'd imagine that...
Forum: Foo
04-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar...

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar songs that shouldn't take you too long to rock them:

YOU'RE NO GOOD - Linda Ronstadt...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 993
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, ...

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, and he is 100% correct.

The crazy unbelievable thing is that despite the science and detailed explanations on the severe limitations of records...
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 74,972
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-ba...

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-bay-area-man-gifts-63-million-of-his-estate-to-community-nonprofits/
...
Forum: Foo
04-04-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is one for genec. Isn't UKULELE tuning an...

Here is one for genec.
Isn't UKULELE tuning an OPEN Am7 tuning? Uke tuning is G C E A

This translates to OPEN Am7 because by law the three individual notes E, A, C make up the Am chord & by law...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers ...

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers
https://www.ozbcoz.com/Songs/song.php?ID=1765,guitar#screen

D7 is perhaps one of the simplest chords for most anyone beginning guitar to learn to...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving...

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving lessons, at least in the traditional sense. I have been on one or two stages... I learned a long long long time ago and I had to have it broken down into...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs...

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs that if you know just a few cowboy chords, you can probably play very good versions of these songs within thirty minutes of seeing these suggestions...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You are right about todays guitars. Yall are...

You are right about todays guitars.

Yall are way overthinking the guitar playin'.

You gotta be able to play somethin' to make progress. My opinion is that a method that I've come to call the...
04-01-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

A few questions here: Why not go "backwards"...

A few questions here:

Why not go "backwards" to an ancient 7 speed if you cannot obtain anything with better gearing than 13 - 26 in 8 speed?

The 26 teeth low gear cog is KILLING YOU!
...
03-27-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap...

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap fitted to the chainring via a cut slot in the scrap lumber piece.....will keep the corrugated cardboard shipping carton intact too.

Hey, I believe...
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger...

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger bike") designed by then Schwinn employee, Odd-Job, working under the direction of Schwinn engineering consultant, Auric Goldfinger, who was given the...
03-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,665
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your 1978 Raleigh GRAND PRIX is a GREAT bicycle!...

Your 1978 Raleigh GRAND PRIX is a GREAT bicycle! Much much better than the early seventies Raleigh Grand Prix versions..

Your '78 has a Raleigh branded SUNTOUR Vgt Rear Derailleur which is...
03-22-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

bikemig, Bad Lag, and Pastor Bob have the...

bikemig, Bad Lag, and Pastor Bob have the right advice for your hill climbing solution........a freewheel with either a 32 or 34 low gear cog!!

Yes, you'll need a Japanese rear derailleur...
03-15-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

All the 1966 & later chicago Schwinns are 21.1mm...

All the 1966 & later chicago Schwinns are 21.1mm diameter stem. 1965 & prior are the "industry standard common size" for most all american bike makers from pre WWII to about the end of 20th...
03-10-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I love Schwinn Suburban FIVE SPEEDS (1970 -...

I love Schwinn Suburban FIVE SPEEDS (1970 - 1976) BEFORE THE FFS CAME ON THE SCENE.

The Schwinn Suburban TEN SPEEDS are not nearly as good as the FIVE SPEEDS! Why? The ten speed Suburban has...
03-08-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 29,678
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The SCHWINN 7881 handlebars have the finest...

The SCHWINN 7881 handlebars have the finest chromed steel that you'll ever find. Width is about exactly the same as the Velo orange TOURIST handlebar......perhaps the 7881 may be 1/6th of an inch...
03-04-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

juvela, are you sure about Murray, as the...

juvela, are you sure about Murray, as the chainwheel looks more like a Columbia product.


That Foremost 3 speed will clean up nicely. It will be a nice riding durable, cool old ride.
If you...
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As wrk101 pointed out, the crazies look for...

As wrk101 pointed out, the crazies look for sources of those ordinary black waffle pattern Schwinn pedals without reflectors that are period correct for the other more valuable children Schwinn bike...
Forum: Foo
02-17-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

REO SPEEDWAGON has probably forty or so ...

REO SPEEDWAGON has probably forty or so LIVE FM STEREO RADIO broadcasts on their Live Concert on the Radio, or broadcast of a recorded & mixed concert, or parts of , or a comingled sort of...
Forum: Foo
02-16-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hondo, you should definitely not pass up ...

Hondo, you should definitely not pass up any chance you get to see John Fogerty, if he ever comes within three hours driving distance of Hondo.

You'll find out that Reo Speedwagon is a...
02-16-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,837
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

May I suggest that you immediately switch to a...

May I suggest that you immediately switch to a three wheeler, and also ride on very low traffic, under 35mph speed limit, quiet neighborhood streets, or even better, a closed course or limited...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-01-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are plenty of pletscher and greenfield ...

There are plenty of pletscher and greenfield kickstands that will coordinate well with most any frame, and look good once mounted.

For certain people who prefer having a kickstand, they do...
01-29-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,898
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello Nervous Jerboa: Given that you are 6'-5"...

Hello Nervous Jerboa:
Given that you are 6'-5" and seeking a good riding large frame bike to ride upright with ordinary old fashioned style tourist bars instead of drop bars, then
you consider the...
01-27-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,912
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This is beyond ridiculous and likely originates...

This is beyond ridiculous and likely originates from some folks who relish any chance to try and bash Walmart in a misguided effort in attempting to convince consumers that the only acceptable...
01-17-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26,312
Views: 3,790,736
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is an interesting old 3 speed for $40 in...

Here is an interesting old 3 speed for $40 in Athens GA (where Univ of Georgia is located)
It is one of those late sixties/very early seventies models with the large center stick shift.... that...
01-13-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,785
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is an old pal of mine. I produced a lot of...

Here is an old pal of mine. I produced a lot of his early recordings which were just live club concert recordings. For years, I would mention to Ed that he should record his performances because...
01-06-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 785
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

MICHELIN PROTEK (32-630) 27 x 1 1/4 is a...

MICHELIN PROTEK (32-630) 27 x 1 1/4 is a great tire for durability and flat resistance.

Be forewarned that the MICHELIN PROTEK is an EXTREMELY HEAVY tire, no joke it is close to 700 grams...
01-01-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Mike: Welcome, and if you aren't already aware...

Mike: Welcome, and if you aren't already aware of another site called " the cabe" ----C.A.B.E.---- (classic antique bicycle exchange), you should also check that out and post both here and there,...
Forum: Foo
12-18-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,439
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Exactly 40 years ago: the pay per view at the end...

Exactly 40 years ago: the pay per view at the end of the 1981 US Tour from HAMPTON, VIRGINIA Dec 18th, 1981.
In those days you had to attach the pay per view box(it was the size of a clock...
Forum: Foo
12-12-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 37,984
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT06CBkTkyM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT06CBkTkyM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85MFpfFzmeA


The two from above are from GLEN CAMPBELL GOODTIME HOUR television show DEC 21, 1969 , Cher & Glen...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

A half century ago, a classmate of my brother,...

A half century ago, a classmate of my brother, who also lived in the really ancient Techwood dorms, the oldest & worst at GA TECH, was a Troxel. While visiting Atlanta with my girlfriend and two of...
12-11-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

While Iride01 's has offered the most important...

While Iride01 's has offered the most important information that IF THE International Standard BEAD SEAT DIAMETER Number marking IS NOT EXACTLY THE SAME, THAN THE TIRE WILL NOT FIT !!!!!
...
12-11-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is the ROCKBROS helmet with built in lights...

There is the ROCKBROS helmet with built in lights BUT THOUGH THE DESIGN IS NICE AND CLEANLY INTEGRATED, THE PRACTICAL FUNCTIONALITY OF THE AVAILABLE FORWARD BEAM OF THE HEADLIGHT PROBABLY IS NOT...
12-10-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,948
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Zefal-Pulse-Universal-W...

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Zefal-Pulse-Universal-Water-Bottle-Bike-Cage-Multi-Position-Black/239504228

https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/d/b40069430/

Bottles & Cages ? Zfal USA...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,149
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the...

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the handlebar grips.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/255243626407
That is just a random example of one of those then popular Western Auto "western flyer"...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,439
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast...

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast on South African Television which was both a great show with a near perfect live Stereo sound mix.
---------FEB 25, 1995 Ellis Park Stadium,...
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