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07-02-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Peloton44

Wobbly Freewheel

Hi again everybody!

The Suntour Freewheel on my 1985 Schwinn Peloton wobbles a bit. I can only see this when the bike is on the bike stand and I can't say that I feel it while I ride. (But these...
07-02-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

Hi all - it seems that all has ended well. I've...

Hi all - it seems that all has ended well. I've been riding my bike and loving it! The seller gave me a partial refund and I am happy with the way he handled the problems. I had my RD hanger...
06-28-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By Peloton44

That would be my preference - so do I just try...

That would be my preference - so do I just try and line it all up with my chain tool and try to force it back in (the pins were completely removed)?
06-27-12, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By Peloton44

Made in France Chain

I broke a chain on my Schwinn Peloton with the intention of installing a quick release KMS master link. I then realized the chain is made in France by a company called Sedis. It seems thicker and...
06-25-12, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Peloton44

The misalignment is less than the thickness of a...

The misalignment is less than the thickness of a post card. I would say then can barely be felt as you pass your finger over them but the jolt/vibration as you go down a steep hill is very...
06-25-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By Peloton44

Uneven sidewall

The sidewall on my wife's Electra Amsterdam has a joint which is slightly uneven. The result, is that the brake pad catches this spot and creates a little jolt as you brake. Also, the brake pad...
06-25-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

I have been in contact with the seller regarding...

I have been in contact with the seller regarding my problems. He says he always ships his bikes the same way and has not had any problems. However, we both agree that rather than waiting for USPS...
06-24-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

OK - so I was able to re-space the dropout using...

OK - so I was able to re-space the dropout using a cold chisel as a wedge. It took many taps but it worked! Can I assume that since the re-spacing worked, that it is not cracked?

Also, the rear...
06-21-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

Thanks to all who responded! I will give it a go...

Thanks to all who responded! I will give it a go myself and report back. If it breaks I guess I will have to search out an expert to do the repair mentioned above.
06-20-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

Thanks - can you please explain what you mean by...

Thanks - can you please explain what you mean by cold set?
06-20-12, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

I saw that too but I can't tell if its a crack on...

I saw that too but I can't tell if its a crack on the surface (paint) or not. What is a good test to see how deep it is? Thanks.
06-20-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Peloton44

Damaged Drop Out

Any advice on how I can widen this dropout? The frame is columbus steal from a 1985 Schwinn Peloton. I just got the bike today and I believe it was damaged during shipping. It only needs to be...
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