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07-17-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,305
Posted By howeeee

Who puts an old schwinn on a work stand ?lol you...

Who puts an old schwinn on a work stand ?lol you put it upside down on the lawn to repair it just like you did when you were a kid

I have owned at least a hundred middle weight and a few heavy...
07-17-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By howeeee

I love that movie (-:

I love that movie (-:
07-17-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By howeeee

I am an amateur bike mechanic, so I had to...

I am an amateur bike mechanic, so I had to replace a multiple tool that I didnt get back, 2 tubes. pump and will have to buy a pouch for under the seat that was missing. So yea about 60 bucks, If I...
07-17-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By howeeee

I am 62, thanks for the compliment

I am 62, thanks for the compliment
07-17-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By howeeee

I didnt tell the whole story, there was a man...

I didnt tell the whole story, there was a man outside, I told him it was my bike and I am going to take it, that I didnt want to get anyone in trouble, but if anyone would give me hardtime about...
07-17-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By howeeee

To compare Europe bike riding to how it is in...

To compare Europe bike riding to how it is in most of America is silly.
IN most of Europe the bike is a real alternative to driving a car
and has much better bike infrastructure
there is no...
07-17-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By howeeee

My bike saved itself..

I have this Pure Fix that I ride about 80 miles a week
It got stolen off my front porch
5 days later my wife driving home through
side streets saw my bike leaning against a house
about a mile and...
07-14-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By howeeee

had it on my front porch anyway I am sure it...

had it on my front porch
anyway I am sure it was a kid living at that house
I dont want to be responsible for getting a black kid
into the judicial system
his mom came out as I was walking the...
07-14-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By howeeee

Schwinn made a bigger frame than that one, I have...

Schwinn made a bigger frame than that one, I have seen many of them, in the Continental
that bike is an import made for Schwinn. You need a bigger frame if you are 6' 5
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,774
Posted By howeeee

your bike is too small You need a a 60cm frame ...

your bike is too small
You need a a 60cm frame
dont waste any more time and money on it
get a bike that fits AND
dont get an aluminum bike
they are stiff and mostly uncomfortable
try a good...
07-14-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By howeeee

Bike was stolen a week ago....

Have this purefix I bought slightly used for 160 bucks 2 years ago
I have a few bikes but rode this one the most, I really like it
anyway it got stolen,
today my wife was on her way home from...
07-09-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,993
Posted By howeeee

some sort of calorie tracker/calculator= pen and...

some sort of calorie tracker/calculator= pen and paper
07-09-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,776
Posted By howeeee

in my experience buying and selling 450 vintage...

in my experience buying and selling 450 vintage Schwinns, the red stripe ones suck, they growl I dont like how they feel. On the other hand the yellows ones I have experienced, shift smooth, arent...
07-09-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By howeeee

I think its the surface you are riding on, and...

I think its the surface you are riding on, and maybe your weight is a small factor
yea if you reduce the pressure a little they will wear more even, not just in the middle
make sure their is no...
07-09-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,003
Posted By howeeee

I think that is fine, too tight is bad for many...

I think that is fine, too tight is bad for many reasons
Forum: BMX
07-09-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By howeeee

I figured it out it is for left handed trick...

I figured it out
it is for left handed trick riders
who lead and are stronger on the left
Forum: BMX
07-09-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By howeeee

Cranks on the left side?

I pulled this Haro bike outta the trash 2 days ago
put a tire on it and my grandson was already riding it
noticed the crank is on the left side
looked at some pictures of other ones
noticed the...
07-08-15, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By howeeee

I dont have tubulars anymore, but when I did I...

I dont have tubulars anymore, but when I did
I carried a spare tire
It is tedious to repair on the road
But i used to repair them at home
Replies: 17
Views: 4,335
Posted By howeeee

I have sold Le tours, never got more than a...

I have sold Le tours, never got more than a hundred
even then they move real slow

I would take the brooks saddle off it
it is not going to raise the price as much as it is worth

here is a pic...
07-07-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By howeeee

that frame is junk, anyone trying to sell that is...

that frame is junk, anyone trying to sell that is not right and if you buy it, you are not right,
The inside of that tube is split
and by the way IT IS NOT SAFE TO RIDE
07-07-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By howeeee

they usually spin freely without engaging

they usually spin freely without engaging
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By howeeee

I have seen a lot of mixtes lately I sold ...

I have seen a lot of mixtes lately
I sold Motobecane mixte yesterday that was close to mint
was not easy to sell
I paid 50 put 30 in new tires and 2 hours labor, greasing and tuning it
asked 150...
07-07-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,612
Posted By howeeee

Its not as ugly anymore lol changed the seat and...

Its not as ugly anymore lol changed the seat and tires
07-07-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By howeeee

I have worked on at least a hundred 3 speed hubs....

I have worked on at least a hundred 3 speed hubs. I never had to take one to the bike shop, almost always its a matter of adjustment, They are very tempermental. Make sure the lever is ok. I have had...
07-07-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,612
Posted By howeeee

Why would you care what somebody does with their...

Why would you care what somebody does with their own bike? I dont get it

By the way I bought a 160 dollar slightly used Purefix that everyone on this list that commented on it said it was junk....
07-07-15, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By howeeee

I am 62 started riding fixed gear about 2 years...

I am 62 started riding fixed gear about 2 years ago
I am kicking myself for not riding fixed when young
anyway I ride mostly fixed cept when I want to ride
a single speed vintage Schwinn cruiser,...
07-07-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,045
Posted By howeeee

just keep doing it, it will come. you want to...

just keep doing it, it will come.
you want to be a good biker, get a fixed gear bike
takes about 3 months to get comfortable on it
but it will improve everything about your riding
07-06-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,464
Posted By howeeee

I dont spend a lot of money on my bikes, but I...

I dont spend a lot of money on my bikes, but I have 6 0r 7 spares, sometimes more till I sell them (-:
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By howeeee

Its condition, condition , condition I just...

Its condition, condition , condition
I just turned down a matching pair for 250 cause they were kind a rough. If the Brooks saddle has a rip around the rivits, it is basically junk. The pair I saw...
07-06-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,025
Posted By howeeee

Ride what ever you like, who cares what somebody...

Ride what ever you like, who cares what somebody says.
Electric assisted bike is an electric assisted bike
the guy was kinda joking about cheating I am sure
Saturday and sunday I rode a combined...
07-06-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By howeeee

yea since the bike is with you, you are the one...

yea since the bike is with you, you are the one that is going to have adapt it somehow
iF you post a good picture of it, maybe I or others will have a solution.

the picture now is not working...
07-06-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,422
Posted By howeeee

Reduce some that red meat, cause it is very high...

Reduce some that red meat, cause it is very high in condensed calories. Try to eat more fruits and veges
COUNT CALORIES
I only weigh 150 I lost 25 pounds, I count calories , dont eat red meat,...
07-06-15, 04:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By howeeee

sounds like you are ready for the old folks home...

sounds like you are ready for the old folks home to me
07-05-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By howeeee

No had nothing to do with that, I put that on...

No had nothing to do with that, I put that on later. My arms , my shoulders, my neck, my back all hurt on that bike,
I think the bike is very stiff. Best thing about the bike was the rims, otherwise...
07-05-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By howeeee

I doubt it, its a a sales gimmick

I doubt it, its a a sales gimmick
07-05-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,666
Posted By howeeee

you should scoop it up, I bought one for 125...

you should scoop it up, I bought one for 125 cleaned it , greased it sold it for 250, though it had a 2 speed kickback
07-05-15, 06:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,844
Posted By howeeee

I got this Le Tour III from the original owner...

I got this Le Tour III from the original owner for 60 bucks
Didnt go through it yet
But it is close to mint besides the seat and tires
07-04-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,844
Posted By howeeee

This is right, I am a partime bike flipper, I buy...

This is right, I am a partime bike flipper, I buy about 25 bikes throughout the winter, then sell them all from April 1 to mid June

But the original poster can try this, run an ad in the wanted on...
07-03-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By howeeee

well for sure most vintage Schwinn middle weight...

well for sure most vintage Schwinn middle weight and light weight frames will work. Vintage Raleigh, Robin Hood, Norman, Hercules all will work
07-02-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,529
Posted By howeeee

I bought a 85 that had 25 miles on it for 50...

I bought a 85 that had 25 miles on it for 50 bucks
I rode it sometimes in the winter
and rode it a little year round
I found it very uncomfortable
if I rode it any length of time
and I sold it
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-02-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By howeeee

Trailer is by far the safest I dont get why...

Trailer is by far the safest
I dont get why anyone would put a kid high up on a bike seat, when there are trailers that are low to the ground. Car exhuast rises so I wouldnt make that a concern
07-02-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By howeeee

dont do it,,,dont buy a frame too small

dont do it,,,dont buy a frame too small
Forum: Commuting
07-02-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,429
Posted By howeeee

I have used electrical tape many times. You could...

I have used electrical tape many times. You could take an old tube and cut a strip, done that before.
Duct tape done that before.
07-02-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By howeeee

I am 5 9 I bought a 53, sold it the next week, I...

I am 5 9 I bought a 53, sold it the next week, I ride a Purefix 56 and an SE Lager 58 53 is very small, I think too small for 5' 8
07-01-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,687
Posted By howeeee

Its not a big production for me I ride 5 times a...

Its not a big production for me I ride 5 times a week 20 to 25 miles at a time,
I ride fixed gear, all I have to do is air my tires up every 3 days or so,
besides that I put on a pair of chamois...
07-01-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By howeeee

the frame on the white one is awfully small ...

the frame on the white one is awfully small
dont buy too small
seems when it comes to fixed gear bikes there are a lot of small ones out there
06-29-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By howeeee

His parents ride Schwinn Fastback stingrays...

His parents ride Schwinn Fastback stingrays mostly to the downtown of the small city they live in.
He rides farther with me, he rides a little 6 speed mountain bike with me and has gone 15 miles at...
06-29-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,494
Posted By howeeee

I am a bike flipper, 5 years ago I used to give...

I am a bike flipper, 5 years ago I used to give womans bikes away that I had left at the end of the season.
But now I have been selling as many bikes to woman as men.
But I have noticed many womans...
06-29-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By howeeee

Bought this shorty Varsity for my grandson..

I havent touched it yet
it is in excellent condition
I will repack the bearings
the tires are not cracked at all
and give it to him
on his eight birthday in August
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