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01-22-22, 02:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

dddd 's comments are the most accurate of all...

dddd 's comments are the most accurate of all the responses thus far.

It wouldn't make a damn bit of difference whatever brand of ancient 3 speed from about 1946 to the early eighties. ...
01-21-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 427
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As wrk 101 pointed out, you wouldn't be a good...

As wrk 101 pointed out, you wouldn't be a good carnie person guessing weight within 3 pounds...

That Raleigh RECORD was between 32 and 33 pounds from the factory when brand new in 1977.

It...
01-17-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
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...
01-15-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,424
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My guess is perhaps that the "mail-order...

My guess is perhaps that the "mail-order prohibition" that exists that Steve B. clearly mentioned in post#18, is largely in place because the manufacturers would undoubtedly be facing a greater...
Forum: Foo
01-15-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrhbmHBCiA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrhbmHBCiA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFPHBlNv5FM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VuZ0SVc8uI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyOYwYnaqDY
...
01-13-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,206
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...
01-10-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is a 5 Speed Schwinn SUBURBAN ! You can...

It is a 5 Speed Schwinn SUBURBAN ! You can definitively tell by the large flange wheels, and the fact that the fenders mounting points are eyelets on the frame, rather than at the axle as on...
01-08-22, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Bike Power: You Don't Need to Specifically Seek...

Bike Power: You Don't Need to Specifically Seek a Super Sport's freewheel BECAUSE the FIVE SPEED SUBURBAN (1970 -1976 model years) and the (1970-1977) FIVE SPEED COLLEGIATE do have the same number...
01-08-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is a pretty, almost cobalt blue, Raleigh...

There is a pretty, almost cobalt blue, Raleigh 3 speed in very nice shape in the Charlotte NC area for just $70.
https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/oakboro-raleigh-speed-bicycle/7426174470.html
01-06-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 434
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: 136
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,...
12-27-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,064
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As for the comment from someone earlier that...

As for the comment from someone earlier that thought that perhaps Schwinn should have reversed the names SUPER SPORT and SPORTS TOURER, well if you look logically at it from a 1971 view of the world,...
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

10-29-64 T.A.M.I. show ...

10-29-64 T.A.M.I. show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHjlnn8lKqk


I DON'T KNOW THE REASONS WHY (1969 unreleased)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2xjOgeSWn4
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The crazy thing that folks under forty don't...

The crazy thing that folks under forty don't realize is that there was a second MONKEE MANIA exactly twenty years after the first one of 1966. MTV started airing the 1966-1968 original Monkees tv...
12-19-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,776
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are several things that I believe may be...

Here are several things that I believe may be relevant and potentially helpful for some folks who may find it hard to stay motivated and on track:

--- REALIZE THAT IN FOOTBALL TERMS, THAT YOU...
Forum: Foo
12-18-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
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: 35,474
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: 642
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is Press Photo from 1972 of a ...

Here is Press Photo from 1972 of a classic mixte frame bicycle being ridden by a cute young lady.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/294461074699
Replies: 11
Views: 642
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: 397
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, 02:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,872
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I don't think it is warranted or even remotely...

I don't think it is warranted or even remotely necessary! They are fairly and adequately compensated by their employer (the local bike shop proprietor). Frankly, all you are essentially doing is...
12-11-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,973
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: 3,433
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...
12-10-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The M.O. of all insurance companies is to...

The M.O. of all insurance companies is to steamroll their insured and claimant-injured parties. They will tell you something as if it is gospell, although it is nonsense-rubbish in...
Replies: 11
Views: 642
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: 1,199
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,...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HONDO: Here is a famous toober, midimanOz...

HONDO:
Here is a famous toober, midimanOz , or something like that, who takes one AUDIENCE STEREO AUDIO RECORDING of the entire show and THEN HE SPENDS A WEEK EDITING & COMBINING...
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Its a nice clean ruby red/garnet color but as I...

Its a nice clean ruby red/garnet color but as I understand it, the hey-day period for bikes like that ended around circa 1965, so there is likely to be little or NO collectible value for your very...
12-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey 76: There are hundreds of ancient SEARS...

Hey 76:
There are hundreds of ancient SEARS catalogs digitally scanned and archived online where you can at no charge fip through and view them.

THIS SITE HAS A GOOD NUMBER OF Sears, Monkey...
12-05-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The...

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The Rain" when this issue was first out. I think my only thoughts at that time seeing that photograph 50 years ago was that if you did that in much...
12-02-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,735
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a very decent 32mm wide 27 inch (630mm) ...

Here is a very decent 32mm wide 27 inch (630mm) tire that is not too expensive:
https://www.swifttire.com/product/sand-canyon-27-x-1-38-folding-tan/

Here are some folks' long term user reviews...
12-02-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,184
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps,...

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps, sharks, plenty of large poisonous snakes, and more than a few looney tune half-wit humans, is probably more attractive than California where the...
12-01-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,402
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-res...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-restoring-paint.200259/

There is a cat named HARPO on the C.A.B.E. that is the best that I have ever seen at cleaning up bicycles. He has...
11-30-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Vilano City is essentially the same exact...

The Vilano City is essentially the same exact Chinese bike as Pacific Cycle's SCHWINN GATEWAY & Pacific Cycle's SCHWINN WAYFARER models WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THE Vilano bike has a NO-NAME Rear...
11-28-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,561
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You should consult with your CPA as perhaps you...

You should consult with your CPA as perhaps you need not be so concerned with trying to find a needle in a haystack with your search for the "greatest bike" on a severely limited & possibly...
11-26-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,433
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HERE IS A GREAT SOLUTION THAT INVOLVES NO...

HERE IS A GREAT SOLUTION THAT INVOLVES NO DRILLING AND THIS BOTTLE CAGE WILL REMAIN SECURE AS LONG AS YOU use "Super Weatherstripping Adhesive" (comes in small tube, available at auto parts stores...
11-24-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Walmart stores also carry one clock mechanism kit...

Walmart stores also carry one clock mechanism kit ON THE CRAFTS aisle which is usually next to -or- on the other side of the Sewing aisle(you know, thread, needles, scissors, pins, buttons,...
11-23-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,081
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are a large number of people (that are...

There are a large number of people (that are involved in sportcar-racing, vintage racing, SCCA various classes, motorcyclists, drag racers, and circle dirt track racers)
that do in fact immediately...
11-23-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 739
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik...

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik classic bar tape! I think you'll find it hard to better that Honey colored tape with your particular UNIVEGA Gran Turismo's classic looking rich & deep,...
11-22-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,573
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Folks that particularly enjoy very old Atala...

Folks that particularly enjoy very old Atala bikes with the ancient manual rod shifted front derailleurs, may want to follow this ancient atala discussion:
...
Forum: BMX
11-22-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Justin (Porkchop) has an incredible reputation...

Justin (Porkchop) has an incredible reputation for both customer service and quality of his products!

This link will take you to one of his Ebay listings for his 42T snowflake chainring:
...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , ...

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , KEITH, MICK, WOODY, CHUCK, DARRYL, STEVE & 50,000 OTHERS' ROCK N ROLL IN AUSTIN "
18 songs Saturday NOV 20th, 2021 AUSTIN TEXAS
...
Forum: Foo
11-20-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his...

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his interesting and most logical explanations seem perfect about 98.36% of the time, but DIRTY WORK was a horrible album, worse than Undercover. Too Rude...
11-18-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,655
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Iride01 said it the best. It is an...

Iride01 said it the best.

It is an excellent rule. The aim is to help the less fortunate to have reliable inexpensive transportation.

The goal is not to achieve approximate equivalent...
11-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,992
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Companies exist to maximize the returns to...

Companies exist to maximize the returns to shareholders. The marketing executives in charge of their respective marketing, product promotion, and product development departments do their ...
11-14-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You can take the bicycle into the store, just ...

You can take the bicycle into the store, just mention the reason for doing so to the customer service desk-or store management.
I can almost guarantee that they will welcome you and often store...
11-13-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 616
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, ...

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, there are so many machine shops because racing is a super popular weekend hobby for a lot of people. Machine shops typically build / rebuild, etc ...
11-13-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Oldspokes mentioned that OLD AMERICAN handlebars...

Oldspokes mentioned that OLD AMERICAN handlebars were 7/8" (22.2mm)........yes, this was the outer diameter of the handlebar's tubing EXCEPT THAT THE CLAMP AREA PORTION is 1" (25.4mm)
So yeah ...
11-12-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. ...

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. If the thieves know anything about the types of bicycles that they stole, you should definitely monitor both Ebay and the C.A.B.E. . Typical...
11-12-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25,659
Views: 3,372,070
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I saw this on the bay $39 LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY ...

I saw this on the bay $39 LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY VERY ANCIENT ROSS (Motobecane built, made in France) 3 Speed......
Somebody located very close to Lansdale, Pennsylvania might want it, as a project....
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