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10-15-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Retroman69

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10-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,642
Posted By Retroman69

Picked up the old Vello today!

Finally made it back downtown to pick up the Norwegian Vello bike. :)
I was told it and itís companion folding bike had been in the back of the warehouse for well over ten years, and no one...
10-08-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,814
Posted By Retroman69

Weirdo vintage warehouse find!

I am not familiar with this one, but I spotted it at the back of a warehouse full of architectural antiques. I asked the business owner about it, and he said heíd take $150 for it.

It is a Velo...
09-30-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Retroman69

PS: I am now a believer in the Brooks B17...

PS: I am now a believer in the Brooks B17 saddle. This is the first time I actually rode one and it was incredibly comfortable right off the bat. ;)
09-30-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Retroman69

The Ď67 Schwinn SS is finally complete!

Old Blue, after a long fight, had its first break-in ride and is as smooth, quiet, and quick-shifting as can be!...
09-24-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Retroman69

Old Blue is starting to look like a bike again!

This 1967 Schwinn Super Sport has been a bit more of a challenge than my orange Ď73 was. A lot more wear and tear and a fair amount of weathering.
But it is finally coming together. Every moving...
09-21-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By Retroman69

Previously.... ...

Previously....
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09-21-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By Retroman69

A final touch makes her a full classic again.

When I first bought this 1973 Super Sport it was 100% original but neglected for 45 years and needed help.
The original Brooks B17 saddle was toast, almost literally.
I threw a modern saddle on...
09-20-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,859
Posted By Retroman69

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09-20-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,928
Posted By Retroman69

Ive seen that too. Please let us know how the...

Ive seen that too. Please let us know how the installation goes! :)
09-16-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By Retroman69

My Sunset Orange Super Sport.....

This is one 1972/73 model Schwinn SS I found a few months ago for $35 in all original condition, and clearly hadnít been ridden in decades. Even the tires and tubes were factory original.
Sadly, the...
09-15-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,875
Posted By Retroman69

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09-15-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,875
Posted By Retroman69

Oh man, combining some of my favorite things...

Oh man, combining some of my favorite things here! Iím drooling over your audio setups!
Heres mine..... ;) ...
09-12-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By Retroman69

Cool SS! Looks like they still had the chrome...

Cool SS! Looks like they still had the chrome forks in Ď71. That 3-piece crank is something they should have had from the factory. ;)
09-11-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By Retroman69

I think youíre right, Iím already leaning in that...

I think youíre right, Iím already leaning in that direction. ;)
09-11-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,302
Posted By Retroman69

1970 Stingray Fastback barn-find rescue...

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I picked up this sad find and tore it down to do a...
09-11-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By Retroman69

Wow, those are beautiful! :-) I especially...

Wow, those are beautiful! :-)

I especially like that blue Continental.

Well I made an appointment with the seller, and it turns out to be the same woman I bought my 1973 Sunset Orange Super...
08-26-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26,129
Views: 3,645,936
Posted By Retroman69

Some beautiful examples on here! Growing up...

Some beautiful examples on here!
Growing up in the 70s-80s I spent summers at my aunts place in New Mexico. They were out in the desert and nothing for a kid to do back then, so pulled her old...
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