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07-12-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By FelixScout

It is a freewheel and I already pulled a dumb and...

It is a freewheel and I already pulled a dumb and swapped the old worn Suntour freewheel with a Shimano one (FW 723 14-34) and wondered about the odd shifting. Now I know better.

So would a...
07-12-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By FelixScout

Hmmm, well I'm feeling a bit dumb. Since I...

Hmmm, well I'm feeling a bit dumb. Since I swapped the very worn Suntour freewheel with a Shimano one and wondered about why my shifting was odd, not horrible but odd. Now I know.

So I should just...
07-11-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By FelixScout

Sun Tour X-Press 7 speed shifter needs replacing

Hey all,

I have an old Bianchi Advantage of early 90's vintage that has a Sun Tour XCM derailleur and X-Press accushift plus shifter set. And long story short I snapped off one of the shifter...
07-11-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By FelixScout

Do you have a source for "micro index" grip...

Do you have a source for "micro index" grip shifts? I keep finding microShift stuff instead unless that is what you meant?
05-28-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By FelixScout

Adding gears to an Adam's Trail-A-Bike

Hello all,

We recently purchased a folding Adam's Trail-A-Bike single speed and while my child loves it they also want to feel like they are doing something and the single speed gear doesn't seem...
09-21-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,157
Posted By FelixScout

Wood bicycle handlebars?

I was browsing the local FBook Marketplace and saw this post for a Walnut bicycle handlebar. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/212829429511747/
My question is: Does wood provide any...
04-01-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,888
Posted By FelixScout

Well in my household my wife does. She spent 2...

Well in my household my wife does. She spent 2 years commuting from the North side of Chicago to Skokie about 9 months a year on a late 90's Marin. And then when we moved to So Cal she commuted to...
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By FelixScout

Yeah from my reading of Sheldon Brown's site I...

Yeah from my reading of Sheldon Brown's site I know vintage Peugeots are difficult bikes for folks who don't really get what they have. I do find them quite beautiful but like I said I don't really...
Replies: 14
Views: 7,632
Posted By FelixScout

If you keep an eye on them and they eventually...

If you keep an eye on them and they eventually end on going for free grab them and take them to a community bike place where you can donate them for charity.

They may be old department store...
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By FelixScout

Thank you all. A few follow up questions: ...

Thank you all.

A few follow up questions:

So is there a Peugeot called a 1970Z or is the seller mistaken?

If the price can be talked down, and if the fork damage is real, is this something...
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By FelixScout

Unknown Peugeot

Hi folks just saw this in my local (Lehigh Valley of PA) Facebook marketplace. So it's advertised as a Peugot 1970Z but I can't find any information based on that designation. It's also going for...
04-20-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By FelixScout

Well we could just contact them and see.

Well we could just contact them and see.
04-14-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By FelixScout

Thank you all for your advice. I do live in...

Thank you all for your advice.

I do live in a new area now and haven't checked out my local options but living in So Cal and checking all my LBS within 10 miles and getting no positive response I...
04-14-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By FelixScout

Tire recycling

My family is about to restore a couple garage finds ('79 Schwinn Collegiate Sport 10, '92 Bianchi Advantage) so they can be properly rideable.

My question: Is bicycle tire recycling something...
04-14-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,600
Posted By FelixScout

Well it's almost 2 years later how is it going? ...

Well it's almost 2 years later how is it going? I hope you were able to sort out your issues and were able to get a lot of bikes on the road again.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-14-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-13-16, 09:59 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

That is quite excellent. And the bike is on...

That is quite excellent. And the bike is on 32c-630 which should be OK.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-13-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

That looks like something to work up to. ...

That looks like something to work up to.



I've already started walking this and thinking my old Schwinn with the wider 27" tires should be able to do the unpaved sections.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-12-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

Awesome. Do you have any routes you like in that...

Awesome. Do you have any routes you like in that area?

Also love the Lancaster area.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-07-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

Well that answered my question anyway so thank...

Well that answered my question anyway so thank you.

Mind if I use this route?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-07-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

So are you riding river road or belvidere rd?

So are you riding river road or belvidere rd?
01-03-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,825
Posted By FelixScout

Sad it is a quite an attractive bike, especially...

Sad it is a quite an attractive bike, especially the rake on the seat tube and the chain ring.
01-02-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,825
Posted By FelixScout

Ah that makes sense.

Ah that makes sense.
01-02-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,825
Posted By FelixScout

Sorry to show my ignorance but what does an...

Sorry to show my ignorance but what does an expander seat post mean?
01-02-16, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,825
Posted By FelixScout

Are all C. Itoh cheap rubbish?

This question came out of this post in my local craigslist: https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/5372909015.html

Now the post itself is questionable since they claim it is a 21 speed and the there...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
01-02-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 37,897
Posted By FelixScout

Hello all. My wife and I are recent...

Hello all.

My wife and I are recent transplants to Easton PA from Southern CA where it is mostly flat and very urban and now it's very hilly and somewhat urban. Just want to see what the local...
10-18-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By FelixScout

I'm uncertain about that since the tires are very...

I'm uncertain about that since the tires are very dry rotted, the bike hung in a garage in VT for 25 years, but I will eyeball them when the tires are swapped.
10-18-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By FelixScout

"Yes, will fit. Equivalent width would be...

"Yes, will fit. Equivalent width would be 30-35mm"

OK thank you. I have those parts in stock.
10-18-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By FelixScout

Inner tube size?

Recently my wife picked up a very clean Schwinn Collegiate 10 for very cheap and a tooling around bike. The tires and tubes are original and are obviously dry rotted so replacements are required....
08-23-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 893
Posted By FelixScout

Stablinski as a brand/model?

I'm aware that the stablinski name is connected to a famous Polish/French cyclist and his son. There is some info that one of them did design bikes but the question is: are they any good? Or is it a...
08-23-15, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By FelixScout

Thank you. That is more or less what I'm looking...

Thank you. That is more or less what I'm looking for in the broadest sense but those are the details I need.

Any 90's brands you suggest?
08-22-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By FelixScout

Base for a hybrid conversion?

I was poking about the local Craigslist in my area and ran across and ad for a stablinski mountain bike. I'm aware that the name is associated with a famous designer but I was wondering if the bike...
Forum: Introductions
08-22-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By FelixScout

Greetings!

I'm a 8 year urban rider who has moved from the big city (urban southern CA) to a small semi rural city in Eastern PA.

I've been riding my early 80's Schwinn Traveler, Taiwanese, as my commuter...
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