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08-10-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mkeller234

Lol, This is true. I resisted when I made the...

Lol, This is true. I resisted when I made the title to the thread.
08-10-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mkeller234

I can get it weighed accurately tomorrow and will...

I can get it weighed accurately tomorrow and will post the weight here. Itís not feather lite for sure, but itís a big rack and seems like solid construction.
08-10-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mkeller234

I bought it as a Nitto campee, but I think it was...

I bought it as a Nitto campee, but I think it was miss-identified. Itís not the satin color of a nitto, more of a high polish look. No branding to be found. Either way, itís a nice rack, itís just...
08-09-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mkeller234

Sale pending

Sale pending
08-09-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mkeller234

Brooks mattress saddle

Brooks mattress saddle, fair condition. Not the ones that Brooks built their reputation on, but it could be the missing piece for someoneís English 3 speed.

SOLD!

...
08-09-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mkeller234

The next rack is probably the nicest one I own, I...

The next rack is probably the nicest one I own, I just couldnít find the right bike for it. I actually had it installed on my daughters tag along bike for a whileÖ. Totally wasted!

I am unsure on...
08-09-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By mkeller234

Rear racks for sale

I seem to be hoarding racks, I think Iíve got more racks then bikes at this point. I have two very different rear racks up for grabs.

Tortec ultralite rack. Very good physical condition. The nice...
08-08-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 649
Posted By mkeller234

Seriously! That is a heck of a first run. Great...

Seriously! That is a heck of a first run. Great work!
08-08-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 334
Posted By mkeller234

I believe the collegiate has flat blade steel...

I believe the collegiate has flat blade steel forks and the Suburban has tubular steel forks. Probably a bit of difference in the components maybe too.

OP, great job on that restoration! It looks...
08-07-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By mkeller234

Oh yeah! The bike is great, but the Ric stole the...

Oh yeah! The bike is great, but the Ric stole the show in my opinion!
08-06-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 33,935
Posted By mkeller234

i personally feel like it looks good. I think...

i personally feel like it looks good. I think purple and orange work well.
08-02-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, on all points. The super sport came with...

Agreed, on all points. The super sport came with one steel rim. Iím going to use some 27Ē aluminum rims and gyromaster hubs that I had hanging. All the heavy chrome bits are staying, crank, shifters,...
08-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Here is a crummy picture of the progress. One of...

Here is a crummy picture of the progress. One of the wheels has a steel rim, so I’m considering swapping in a pair of Ukai rims and gyromaster hubs that I have.

...
08-01-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, as a matter of fact it did have a lock...

Yes, as a matter of fact it did have a lock around the seat post. Good call!

The FD cage has had the chain dragged on it for so long that itís nearly been sawn in half. I think this bike has seen...
08-01-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

I don't have any photos, but I have made...

I don't have any photos, but I have made substantial progress on the super sport. I taken each component apart and removed pounds of rust by soaking them in vinegar. The super sport really in rough....
08-01-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, there is good info in there. I read the...

Agreed, there is good info in there. I read the entire post though, because I forget so much of the detail over years. For example, I completely forgot that the Super sport and Varsity had tube...
08-01-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Well.... I just didn't like it much. That was...

Well.... I just didn't like it much. That was unexpected for me to be honest. Since it was "Sportier" than a normal Schwinn, it was more in competition with my Melton, Mercian and others for ride...
07-25-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By mkeller234

Sorry to read this. RIP. I will miss his...

Sorry to read this. RIP. I will miss his contributions.

In the years Iíve spent on the forums, a few faces have disappeared and left me wondering what became of them. Best wishes to Paulís family.
07-20-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,891
Posted By mkeller234

My Belgian Van Hauwaert: ...

My Belgian Van Hauwaert:
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07-19-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

I actually had a sports tourer and a green...

I actually had a sports tourer and a green superior at one point. The superior never brought me much joy to rideÖ which was a surprise. The suburban that I had felt like a Cadillac. Not 100% sure...
07-19-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Thats funny. I did take the time to read it all....

Thats funny. I did take the time to read it all. It was full of good info, just a small time investment.
07-19-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

I have a soft spot for the old Schwinn bikes. My...

I have a soft spot for the old Schwinn bikes. My first bike that I bought to commute on was a Schwinn Suburban with the FFS shifting system. I loved it! I had a yellow sports tourer and a green...
07-19-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Vintage Schwinn so, waitÖ are you suggesting I...

Vintage Schwinn so, waitÖ are you suggesting I use the Alvit? ;)

Just kidding of course. Fortunately I have a stash of shimano and suntour equipment that I can use. I have a Huret jubileeÖ might...
07-19-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By mkeller234

"Periscope light", I like it! I agree with...

"Periscope light", I like it!

I agree with USAZorro, it may not be high end, but it's still a good bike. On top of that, I like the aesthetics of the wrap around seat stay.
07-19-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By mkeller234

Schwinn Super Sport - Varsity donor?

Iíve got a 73 super sport and an 80s varsity. The varsity is in much better condition overall, so Iím considering using it as a donor. Am I correct in assuming that the one piece crank and other...
07-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By mkeller234

It looks like a Raleigh Gran Prix to me. The...

It looks like a Raleigh Gran Prix to me. The anniversary badge places it around 1970. Iím curious what is going on with the shifters near the stem? It has cottered crank arms, made of chromed steel....
07-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,641
Posted By mkeller234

Looks great! I enjoyed reading the play by play...

Looks great! I enjoyed reading the play by play as you rebuilt it. Iíve got to find the motivation to clear my own project backlog, so this was inspirational.
06-08-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,758
Posted By mkeller234

FYI, the high res poster art is still available...

FYI, the high res poster art is still available for free. Send me a PM and I will send you a drop box link to it. I have one printed out and hanging now.
...
05-25-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 911
Posted By mkeller234

Congrats to the future owner, that is a very nice...

Congrats to the future owner, that is a very nice ride!
01-18-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,316
Posted By mkeller234

The graphics on that one are the earlier style...

The graphics on that one are the earlier style for Lotus. Iíve worked on an excell for a friend before and itís a great bike. That bike, to me is definitely not low end. Iíd say itís solid mid-level....
01-17-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By mkeller234

I try not to comment on sales threads that I...

I try not to comment on sales threads that I donít have direct interest. Iíll break that for just a moment.

I love the pink graphics on this frame! At one point, from a graphics standpoint, I...
08-01-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

as requested, here are pictures of the plates. ...

as requested, here are pictures of the plates.


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07-28-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

All sold items removed

All sold items removed
07-20-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

Updated with sold items. All packages were...

Updated with sold items. All packages were shipped today.
07-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

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07-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

Hey Elliot, I could not find your email. Are you...

Hey Elliot, I could not find your email. Are you able to PM?
07-14-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

All prices lowered to include shipping to...

All prices lowered to include shipping to continental US.
07-14-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

Guessing my pricing may be off, I have to admit...

Guessing my pricing may be off, I have to admit that I was struggling with that. I donít buy and sell like I used too, so probably out of touch. Iím open to feedback.
07-13-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

SR Apex crank in excellent condition, with chain...

SR Apex crank in excellent condition, with chain guard ring. 170 length. 110 BCD, forged on piece. 52, 40 rings. -$sold
07-13-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

Simplex rear derailleur - I overhauled this one...

Simplex rear derailleur - I overhauled this one years ago and barely used it. No cracks. $15.00 plus actual shipping.
...
07-13-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By mkeller234

Suntour, SR, Cinelli, Mafac FS

Suntour GT rear derailleur - $20.00 plus actual shipping

...
07-08-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 968,380
Posted By mkeller234

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that...

That was so cool! I still am in awe and love that the connection was made. Iíve kept all the emails between myself and Miep Moeskops from that time! I donít ride the bike much, I worry about the...
07-08-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,686
Views: 859,241
Posted By mkeller234

Agreed, whole heartedly! My personal computer is...

Agreed, whole heartedly! My personal computer is a 2016 MacBook Air, old, but still plenty useful. My work computer on the other hand, that is newer, but it's not on my dime either. I don't get the...
07-08-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 968,380
Posted By mkeller234

Lol, good points, both of you. I was mostly...

Lol, good points, both of you. I was mostly joking of course. Fortunately I have a lot of storage.... I could probably go up to 20 bikes comfortably. The main issue I wrestle with is, I can only ride...
07-06-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 968,380
Posted By mkeller234

Now that the thread is back; My employer is...

Now that the thread is back;

My employer is changing the theme of our annual calendar to hobbies. I dragged all of my bikes out of the basement. Something about carrying them all really makes you...
07-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By mkeller234

thatís weird. Now when I google search, I can...

thatís weird. Now when I google search, I can find it. I was getting a ďpage does not existĒ bikeforums screen.

Either way, glad itís still around!
07-06-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By mkeller234

Every day pics - what happened?

I couldnít find the Every day pics thread, so I google site searched and it looks like the thread was removed. What happened? That was a great thread for when you wanted to share a photo and didnít...
07-05-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By mkeller234

Iím lateÖ happy (observed) 4th of July! It was...

Iím lateÖ happy (observed) 4th of July! It was nice to watch fireworks last night.
...
07-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,686
Views: 859,241
Posted By mkeller234

That is an expensive pile of boxes. What MacBook...

That is an expensive pile of boxes. What MacBook Pro did you get? 13Ē or 16Ē. Does it have the apple M1 chip yet? My coworker got a new air with the M1 chip. All I noticed is how much better I like...
07-04-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,187
Posted By mkeller234

Second that! Itís an invaluable resource. The...

Second that! Itís an invaluable resource. The hard work is definitely appreciated.
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