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07-13-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By stumpjumper

back in the early 2000's I had a guy break into...

back in the early 2000's I had a guy break into my car at the time (Mitsubishi eclipse) and take the partly disassembled hardtail in the hatch by dragging it out over the front seat/dash. not the...
Forum: Introductions
11-03-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By stumpjumper

Welcome, from Dayton!

Welcome, from Dayton!
Forum: Introductions
11-02-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By stumpjumper

Thanks folks! Looking forward to it!

Thanks folks! Looking forward to it!
Forum: Introductions
11-01-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By stumpjumper

Hello.. again!

*blows dust off old avatar* PFFF... (cough,choke!)


..wow, looks like I have a lot of catching up to do after making the biggest mistake of my life and wandering away from cycling in general...
08-30-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

This is dead, I tossed it into a bonfire a couple...

This is dead, I tossed it into a bonfire a couple of weeks ago. Say what you want about that but seriously folks, I had it for YEARS now and made every effort to get it to the next person, offered to...
03-30-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,797
Posted By stumpjumper

That was the exact thought I was having. I wish...

That was the exact thought I was having. I wish I were as skinny as you!
10-14-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

thats about right

thats about right
10-14-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

I can't speak for anyone else, but I always...

I can't speak for anyone else, but I always enjoyed the ride on my old SS. It wasn't exactly a crisp handling bike compared to the thinner-walled modern frames, but it had a nice compliant ride that...
10-14-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

Excuse me, meant to say "paramount shop" not...

Excuse me, meant to say "paramount shop" not "Paramount line"
10-14-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

Oh, and thats no "varsity style frame", by the...

Oh, and thats no "varsity style frame", by the way... while the Varsitys were built of cheap rolled steel "electro-forged" frames, what you have is a handbuilt cro-moly fillet-brazed frame. ...
10-14-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

That looks an awful lot like my '65 supersport :)...

That looks an awful lot like my '65 supersport :)

Good info on the line here:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/schwinn-braze.html

Since the supersports were made on the Paramount line in the...
10-14-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By stumpjumper

I'm not familiar with a "super speed" model. ...

I'm not familiar with a "super speed" model. Perhaps a Super Sport? The round headtube badge and location of the serial number would support this...

Yes, Schwinn frequently stamped their name on...
10-14-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,182
Posted By stumpjumper

I'd like to see the brooks saddle dating threads...

I'd like to see the brooks saddle dating threads brought back. I just picked up a PERFECT drilled B15 with what looks to be the date codes described here (Mine is TAO verticly and TA horizontally)...
06-24-08, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By stumpjumper

Nice bike! I see you have a headtube thats...

Nice bike! I see you have a headtube thats actually long enough to correctly position the front brake cable. The one on the Raleigh is short, combined with the aero routing makes it a bit odd to...
06-24-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,573
Posted By stumpjumper

Omg Nooooo.....

:twitchy::twitchy::eek:

I'm not one for resurecting ancient threads but, there's so little info around on that tubing, and I had to add this incase someone else has thoughts of refinishing...
06-12-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,571
Posted By stumpjumper

That bike will make a swank errand-runner. I'm...

That bike will make a swank errand-runner. I'm building up an old Kurahara as one as well.

Here in 40 years or so, I'm aspiring to be the old guy with the boxes of ancient cool stuff in my area...
06-12-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By stumpjumper

probably the lack of leverage on those teeny...

probably the lack of leverage on those teeny arms. I'm now at home and have it in the stand, I measured them at about 43mm from pad center to pivot bolt o.0 I guess we'll see once they are...
06-12-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By stumpjumper

Hey thanks!! I did some googling around based on...

Hey thanks!! I did some googling around based on that and found my exact set of "aero gran compe" brakes at yellow jersey

http://www.yellowjersey.org/agc.html

Thanks again, and thanks for the...
06-12-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By stumpjumper

Brake identification help

I rescued a couple of Raleigh's from a garage sale this morning, an '83 Prestige Gran Sport, and an '83 Super Course. I'd never seen a Prestige GS before and it has some pretty nifty components on...
03-31-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

well, it appears Bev is having the same problem I...

well, it appears Bev is having the same problem I have: No one wants to take the next stage.

Bah.

I'm seriously considering simply putting the bottle on ebay with a .01 "buy it now" and if you...
03-25-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

Well I'll be darned... Hi Bev! Its Jeremiah...

Well I'll be darned... Hi Bev! Its Jeremiah from the MVP program ;)

See you this weekend!!!!!
02-29-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

Actually, you know what..? I'm making this my...

Actually, you know what..? I'm making this my personal mission to get this dang thing out of my hands. If you want it, PM me. I'll make sure it gets to you OK????
02-29-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

Your call. I may be heading to southern Michigan...

Your call. I may be heading to southern Michigan in a matter of weeks, so that would cut your travel signifigantly.... but honestly it would be cheaper to ship.

I still say no one has an intrest...
02-11-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

Offer still satnds, I still have the...

Offer still satnds, I still have the bottle.........

If no reply this time, would an adimistrator un-sticky and archive this thread? Its becoming something od a white elephant...
02-04-08, 02:10 PM
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Views: 23,449
Posted By stumpjumper

I'd love to join you, but my team is riding in...

I'd love to join you, but my team is riding in nothern Kentucky again this year (big bone lick s.p.)

those hills about had me last year >.<

Thanks for supporting the ADA!!!!!!!!!!
02-04-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,940
Posted By stumpjumper

My sincerest condolences to his family; his...

My sincerest condolences to his family; his relatives, his family at Harris, and the cycling community at large who regarded him as a father figure.

Through his knowledge, his spirit will live...
02-25-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

At this point, maybe I'll talk the wife into...

At this point, maybe I'll talk the wife into letting me go for a weekend ride south and meet you :)

I do plan on doing a charity ride at Big Bone Lick state park (gotta love the name) in northern...
02-19-07, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By stumpjumper

*giggles*

*giggles*
02-19-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

*poke Poke Poke*

ANYONE?? I'm working this here... anyone within 200 miles of Dayton 45426 interested????
01-30-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,935
Posted By stumpjumper

Well well, long time no see!

The bottle has indeed been "stuck" in Dayton, Ohio for quite awhile. I left this site a long while ago to tend to personal heath matters within my family and am now finally able to return to...
03-08-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,725
Posted By stumpjumper

location: located under avatar as with most...

location: located under avatar as with most folks.
03-08-06, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By stumpjumper

they had em at least as far back as '73.

they had em at least as far back as '73.
03-06-06, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By stumpjumper

yeah, a little thanks goes a long way. Too bad...

yeah, a little thanks goes a long way. Too bad no one sticks around that long :(
03-06-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By stumpjumper

I respect innovation, but not for its own good. ...

I respect innovation, but not for its own good.

And I respect simplicity even more. Why reinvent the wheel?
03-06-06, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,561
Posted By stumpjumper

-commuter is covered in little reflective fishies...

-commuter is covered in little reflective fishies and water drops
http://photobucket.com/albums/y37/Stumpjumper/?action=view&current=P1010010.jpg

-chrome fixie has flames cut to fit the lugs & on...
03-06-06, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,628
Posted By stumpjumper

depends on if I'm on or off road lol ;) ...

depends on if I'm on or off road lol
;)

your mileage may vary
03-06-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By stumpjumper

www.gaansari.com black should be no problem....

www.gaansari.com

black should be no problem. There was a set of lime-green ones in the shop too when I popped in this past weekend. Gary's currently running a pretty good sale as he packs up to...
Forum: Foo
03-06-06, 07:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,667
Posted By stumpjumper

I dont know either of em and could care less how...

I dont know either of em and could care less how they handle their personal lives.

One thing though, was Armstrong was always fun to watch while racing a bike. His personal life matters to others...
03-01-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,628
Posted By stumpjumper

I dont like GWB personally but really... I've...

I dont like GWB personally but really... I've fallen of my bike too. Many times :D
So whats the big deal?
03-01-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,441
Posted By stumpjumper

My entire garage full of bikes: maybe $2000 ...

My entire garage full of bikes: maybe $2000
The vehicles also parked in there: $30,000 not counting fuel, & insurance.

I think the bikes are a steal, comparatively speaking :D

People tend...
03-01-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By stumpjumper

These were made for the euro market before Scott...

These were made for the euro market before Scott restablished Scott USA I beleive.

And Merlin, its the "2001 and older" catagory so it could well be ten years older than that (although I doubt...
02-23-06, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By stumpjumper

ten bucks, heck yeah :)

ten bucks, heck yeah :)
02-23-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,439
Posted By stumpjumper

yes he knows. Only because everyone else has...

yes he knows.
Only because everyone else has answered questions you didn't ask... I'll join in too!

Also note the the big smiley face after the mildly sarcastic comment
02-21-06, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By stumpjumper

You know, if you adjust those limit screws, the...

You know, if you adjust those limit screws, the chain won't fall of the outside of the chainring :D :D
02-21-06, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,463
Posted By stumpjumper

sorry, I should seperate my thoughts into...

sorry, I should seperate my thoughts into paragraphs.

You can look at the steerer tube and see what it was made of. It should be stamped with the manufacturer and type of tubing (Tange 1,...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-21-06, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By stumpjumper

Amen brother!! There's a reason the major...

Amen brother!!

There's a reason the major framebuilders went to limited 7yr warranties on aluminum frames. :D
02-21-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By stumpjumper

yes, Concord's were built from lugged hi-ten...

yes, Concord's were built from lugged hi-ten steel by Kurahara in the mid-late 1980's as a low-to-mid range compliment to their own models. Kurahara built mostly BMX under their name, but did some...
02-21-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,242
Posted By stumpjumper

nevermind... someone already beat me to it :)

nevermind... someone already beat me to it :)
02-21-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,463
Posted By stumpjumper

have you pulled the fork and looked at the...

have you pulled the fork and looked at the stamping on the steerer tube? I'm thinking its a Letour with true temper tubing and a tange fork. should be stamped on the fork steerer
02-10-06, 11:17 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,163
Posted By stumpjumper

B17 on Fishbike. Not a great pic of the saddle,...

B17 on Fishbike. Not a great pic of the saddle, but there it is.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y37/Stumpjumper/P1010010.jpg


I know its not a propler brooks but the Ideale on my Gitane SC...
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