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10-18-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Jmpierce

That's too bad about the modifications to this...

That's too bad about the modifications to this frame. You can get a replacement fork but I would try to get one with the same rake as it was speced with. It tracks very smoothly with the correct...
10-18-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,909
Posted By Jmpierce

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Took my MultiTrack out today for some multi...
10-17-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Jmpierce

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My 90 750 Multitrak has been upgraded to a 3x9 with 105 hubs and Mavic rims...
10-11-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Jmpierce

I ride 46/16, and rode a thirty mile all flat...

I ride 46/16, and rode a thirty mile all flat route today. My average speed was 13.7, high speed 18.5 and I'm 65, out of shape 265 lbs. This also seems to work good in city traffic and on hills.
10-11-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,659
Posted By Jmpierce

No pics but i did a thirty miler today. All flat...

No pics but i did a thirty miler today. All flat but a great day for it.
10-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Jmpierce

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My 86 with 600, Cinelli bars and stem, Stronglight headset, Gipiemme seat...
10-10-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,612
Posted By Jmpierce

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83 Nishiki Cervino. American company with Japanese name, the bike was hand...
09-29-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,559
Posted By Jmpierce

Love Skyhawks!

Off topic but I worked on A-4's in the 70's at Miramar, Fightertown USA. VC-7, we were Topgun's sister squadron. One of our birds got reassigned to the Blue Angles.
...
09-28-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,275
Posted By Jmpierce

I found $36.00 and four lottery tickets once....

I found $36.00 and four lottery tickets once. Didn't hit the numbers...
09-28-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,778
Posted By Jmpierce

Denali thread...

Speaking of people riding Walmart bikes harder and longer, there was a thread started in 06 I believe that was started by a guy who wanted to see if he could kill a Denali in 90 days. He reported...
09-28-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 761
Posted By Jmpierce

I think it was in 1993, I was moving my family...

I think it was in 1993, I was moving my family into a friends apartment building. The apartment was undergoing a renovation, I was traveling for work and my wife and son were visiting family out of...
09-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,562
Posted By Jmpierce

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1974 Schwinn Speedster
09-20-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

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So I went with 26" wheels and tires. I'm not sure about them, I used 26x1.75...
08-30-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,659
Posted By Jmpierce

I'm riding it. Not really sure if this is a...

I'm riding it. Not really sure if this is a defect or not. Realized the my chain line was off, fixed...
08-19-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Jmpierce

I currently own two Treks, a 82 710 and a 90 750....

I currently own two Treks, a 82 710 and a 90 750. I've owned at least three others.
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08-15-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,235
Posted By Jmpierce

Noice!

That is one gorgeous bike! Everything works really well together.

Nice photography too.
08-04-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,605
Posted By Jmpierce

Off topic... jack pot, are you a Vonnegut...

Off topic...

jack pot, are you a Vonnegut fan?
08-02-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jmpierce

Nice looking bike. But congratulations on...

Nice looking bike.

But congratulations on the weight loss and getting in shape!
08-02-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

Thank you Canopus. I thought it might be a...

Thank you Canopus. I thought it might be a problem.
08-02-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,659
Posted By Jmpierce

Finally get to contribute! I rode my usual...

Finally get to contribute!

I rode my usual route this morning, 11 miles on the Mississippi River trail on my 12 yo Nasbar Alum SS. This is the latest build.
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08-02-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,979
Posted By Jmpierce

I love where this build is going. The attraction...

I love where this build is going. The attraction for Schwinn frames and bikes is something I've caught as well. Something to do with not being able to afford them when I was a kid (we had Sears bikes...
07-31-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

This will help greatly in figuring out what's...

This will help greatly in figuring out what's wrong. Thanks. I have the heavier weight grease, used it on many of these hubs. Right off the bat one of the brake shoes is broken so that there are...
07-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

Yeah, I'm not talking factory built. I'm thinking...

Yeah, I'm not talking factory built. I'm thinking about hand built. Ben's is where I was looking for the parts and maybe a custom build.

The current rims are Schwinn 26" I believe (need to check...
07-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 114,628
Posted By Jmpierce

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Posted many times on C&V before but willing to do it again.

My 82 710....
07-23-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

the brake says Bendix not sure of the hub. Its...

the brake says Bendix not sure of the hub. Its probably what ever the standard red stripe Schwinn rear hub was in the day. I messed with it again yesterday and got it to "freewheel" with very little...
07-21-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

I need to check the spring. I've had it apart a...

I need to check the spring. I've had it apart a couple of times and referenced Sheldon a few times.
07-21-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

^^^ Thank you. I've been messing with the rear...

^^^ Thank you. I've been messing with the rear hub hoping that I'll get it to work properly. No luck yet. Still looking into a new wheel set.
07-12-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,804
Posted By Jmpierce

Very nice!

Nice 82 750! I have an 82 710. Does anyone know the differences between the two? Besides the obvious of course. I altered mine after it was stolen and the top tube cable guides were crushed. I...
07-05-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,739
Posted By Jmpierce

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I'd go French, Vitus 979. Guess it's more how you build it and the frame...
07-03-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jmpierce

You can probably clean them up with real fine...

You can probably clean them up with real fine steel wool, I haven't tried it but it should work.

Others on this forum know better than me how to do that.
07-02-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jmpierce

Did you get it?

Did you get it?
07-02-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jmpierce

I say go for it, if it's your size. It's not...

I say go for it, if it's your size.

It's not too hard to build a bike up from a frame if you're at all mechanically inclined. The forum here has many very knowledgeable people who are willing to...
06-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Jmpierce

It doesn't shift down. Could be an old grease...

It doesn't shift down. Could be an old grease thing but I was hoping that there was a way to rebuild these things.
06-29-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Jmpierce

Dura Ace 7700 front (left) shifter repair

Does anyone know where I can find information on how to repair a Dura Ace 7700 front (left) shifter? I am more of a C&V mechanic and there fore I can fix downtime shifters all day but there new...
06-26-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,009
Posted By Jmpierce

Isn't that one of those kids track bikes that one...

Isn't that one of those kids track bikes that one of our members was restoring?
06-25-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 92,135
Posted By Jmpierce

Spider-Man....

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At a rest stop on the riverfront trail
06-22-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jmpierce

Wheel upgrade to 74 Speedster

Pics for reference


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I've been looking for one of these for years and...
06-18-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 37,098
Posted By Jmpierce

Lets give this a try... -Tricycle,...

Lets give this a try...



-Tricycle, not sure of the brand

-Some unknown two wheeled bike, I remember the moment when I first learned to balance it without the aid of training wheels. I was...
06-13-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 616
Posted By Jmpierce

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I just did what you are talking about doing. I upgraded a 1990 Trek 750 from...
06-09-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,975
Posted By Jmpierce

Yes! I just today received a screwdriver set I...

Yes! I just today received a screwdriver set I ordered in early March.
06-09-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jmpierce

I love this Vitus, purple Vituses (Vitus?) are...

I love this Vitus, purple Vituses (Vitus?) are very sexy.

My first bonded frame was a Technium that I turned into a single speed. I switched it back to multi geared and sold it....
06-06-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jmpierce

Thanks DC City Hauler. I've been keeping an eye...

Thanks DC City Hauler. I've been keeping an eye out for a Cannondale that works for me.
06-06-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 52,568
Posted By Jmpierce

Got my own finally... ...

Got my own finally...


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06-01-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,163
Posted By Jmpierce

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I also am looking for a Cannondale to build up as I have never ridden a rode...
05-26-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,485
Posted By Jmpierce

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The Tube Repair Kit isn't really empty but what's in it isn't usable so it may...
05-20-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jmpierce

Schwann. ...

Schwann. https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0872_28a24e64176233d5c4f71ab08c04ca68698c2ab3.jpeg

One of my top grail bikes of ll time. 1974. Schwinn. Speedster.
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05-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 144,472
Posted By Jmpierce

Or do what I did with my last Trek 750 and...

Or do what I did with my last Trek 750 and convert it to 3x9 with XT rear derailleur, XT cassette, Nitto Albatross bars, and 9-speed bar-end shifters.

Mike M[/QUOTE]

I recently finished a...
05-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Jmpierce

I've bought several sets from...

I've bought several sets from https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com and I've been very happy with what I received. I've bought, 27" wheels with coaster brakes, 26" wheels (one set with tewo speed kick...
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By Jmpierce

Brazed on brake cable guides makes me think its...

Brazed on brake cable guides makes me think its later than 76-78, maybe 80? My 82 710 has a glued on head badge but the rest looks a lot like this one.
04-28-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jmpierce

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I have some Tri-color on my Vitus.
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