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09-02-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,556
Posted By tpadul

The Nature Preserve behind our home..167 acre...

The Nature Preserve behind our home..167 acre nature preserve with 5K of trails. Such a beautiful place and it literally take me one minute by bike to reach the trails. ...
09-01-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,086
Posted By tpadul

Well for me personally I wanted out of the Athena...

Well for me personally I wanted out of the Athena category for health reasons and at 5'7 my 274lbs was very overweight. I had Gastric Sleeve Surgery nine months ago and I have officially lost 100...
09-01-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,099
Posted By tpadul

I absolutely LOVE the bike!!! I ordered the bike...

I absolutely LOVE the bike!!! I ordered the bike with the fenders so the rear one was already installed when the box came, and if I remember correctly the front fender may have already been...
07-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,099
Posted By tpadul

I absolutely LOVE this bike!! I find myself...

I absolutely LOVE this bike!! I find myself riding it more than my others. I have not been on the site for a while so sorry for the delay in responding. I am very happy with my purchase
03-05-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By tpadul

This was the best post I have seen today!!! ...

This was the best post I have seen today!!! :love::love:
03-05-21, 02:37 PM
03-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,853
Posted By tpadul

Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis

I just bought a brand new bike in January and I spent a few months researching where I wanted to buy from. I came across Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis when I bought a pair of their hammered fenders...
03-01-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 205,729
Posted By tpadul

1978 Raleigh Grand Prix & 1987 Raleigh Mountain Tour

1978 Raleigh Grand Prix and 1987 Raleigh Seneca Mountain Tour. ...
03-01-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 33,197
Posted By tpadul

1984 Sekai 5000 Superbe

I picked up this beautiful 1984 Sekai 5000 Superbe in the summer and still have to put new bar tape on it and it needs a tune up and new tires
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02-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,099
Posted By tpadul

Handsome Cycles for recreational biking

Hi there, just wanted to share some info about a small bicycle company called Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis. I have had just vintage bikes for several years in fact my last brand new bike was in...
02-08-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By tpadul

Check out Handsome Cycles. They are located in...

Check out Handsome Cycles. They are located in Minneapolis and I just ordered my step through 8 speed She Devil from them! I love my new bike can’t wait till the weather warms up so I can take it out...
02-05-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,622
Posted By tpadul

very nice find and great clean up job so far!!!...

very nice find and great clean up job so far!!! post more pics when you finish it up!!
02-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By tpadul

Thank you for this post!! I am such a newbie when...

Thank you for this post!! I am such a newbie when it comes to fixing up bikes and I still am learning all the terminology and teaching myself at 52 how all the bike parts work and its hard for...
02-01-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By tpadul

I'm working with the registered bariatric...

I'm working with the registered bariatric dietician for the first year post op so the Bariatric center is helping me with that to make sure it is healthy. They suggest that for at least the first 6...
12-16-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 35,342
Posted By tpadul

Our dogs ...

Our dogs
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12-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By tpadul

Thanks so much!! My LBS is Bike Stop Cycling in...

Thanks so much!! My LBS is Bike Stop Cycling in Michigan City, Indiana!! They are amazing, they did the new cables for me and helped me with the freewheel
...
11-24-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By tpadul

Schwinn World Sport rebuild finished

Finally finished my first time disassembling a bike and rebuilding it. My LBS helped me with removing the freewheel for cleaning and at the end of the rebuild they put the Cables on for me. ...
11-20-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,997
Posted By tpadul

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your...

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your children.. if you have space in a basement I see no reason you should sell it. After all many here have multiple bikes and from the looks of your house in...
11-17-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,163
Posted By tpadul

1984??? Schwinn Super Le Tour

Just picked this one owner Schwinn Super Le Tour up today off FB from the original owner for $50. She said she thinks she bought it new in 1982 but from what I知 seeing online I知 thinking it is a...
11-13-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,715
Posted By tpadul

Can't they just measure the frame and let you...

Can't they just measure the frame and let you know how many cm it is?
11-10-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,692,079
Posted By tpadul

Is this your Handsome Fredward bike??? I am...

Is this your Handsome Fredward bike??? I am thinking of buying one from Handsome Cycles!! Been looking at their website for a while now. How do you like this single speed one?
10-28-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 866,914
Posted By tpadul

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Saw this shirt online and had to get it
10-27-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 45,363
Posted By tpadul

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Piper she will be 3 on Nov 4th her and her sister...
10-25-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By tpadul

Clear coat finished!!

So yesterday and today I applied 4 coats of High gloss clear coat. I think so far it looks pretty good. ...
10-22-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,612
Posted By tpadul

OMG that is a HORRIBLE dog owner!! I own two...

OMG that is a HORRIBLE dog owner!! I own two German Shepherds and a GSD should NEVER be on a retractable leash, especially one that is reactive to anyone passing them like that. Stupid stupid dog...
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By tpadul

Thanks everyone!!! I値l pass on this one!! I...

Thanks everyone!!! I値l pass on this one!! I thought the fork looked a little odd
Forum: For Sale
10-20-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,164
Posted By tpadul

$2K ?? :eek: Looks in pretty bad shape for $2K

$2K ?? :eek: Looks in pretty bad shape for $2K
Forum: Commuting
10-19-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 35,895
Posted By tpadul

No poll option for Government/Federal workers.. I...

No poll option for Government/Federal workers.. I am an Immigration Officer 24 years.. 6 more till retirement
10-18-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8,270
Views: 2,661,880
Posted By tpadul

Here is my 1987 Raleigh Seneca Mountain Tour. I...

Here is my 1987 Raleigh Seneca Mountain Tour. I am the original owner. Bought it when I was in college. It痴 been kept indoors for its entire life except for 2 years that I was in an apartment and...
10-18-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By tpadul

Update #3- Replaced Head Badge and new decals applied

The rebuilding process has started now with my $10 Schwinn World Sport I got a few months ago. The paint job was about 3 weeks ago.

Unfortunately the original head badge which was in perfect...
10-16-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By tpadul

OMG your grandson is ADORBALE!!!!!!!!!...

OMG your grandson is ADORBALE!!!!!!!!! :love::love::love: oh and your Super sport is pretty sweet as well!!!!! :thumb:
10-15-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By tpadul

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away...

I'm in Chesterton, IN just a few minutes away from Lake Michigan and less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. The GSD rescue I will be donating to is down in Indianapolis.

We have two German...
10-15-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By tpadul

2 Free project bikes found down the road less traveled

So kinda scary situation on my way home from work yesterday afternoon..going down the back county road here in Northwest Indiana and the wind is wicked blowing around all day. As I知 driving down the...
10-09-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By tpadul

Great Find!!!!

Great Find!!!!
10-02-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,363
Posted By tpadul

Wow that is pretty impressive for RBW to do this,...

Wow that is pretty impressive for RBW to do this, and on the honor system as well. Like a few others have said, I hope this is not abused. I like this company even more now. I don't qualify but my...
09-28-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 272,544
Posted By tpadul

Wow that is sooo beautiful!! the paint job looks...

Wow that is sooo beautiful!! the paint job looks impeccable and I love the color!!!
09-23-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,683
Posted By tpadul

None, his clipped ear is what the TNR (Trap,...

None, his clipped ear is what the TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) rescue groups do to ID a feral cat they have already fixed. Belvedere was rescued from an abandoned building on the East side of a...
09-23-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,683
Posted By tpadul

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09-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,885
Posted By tpadul

Wow that is awesome!! It is gorgeous!!!

Wow that is awesome!! It is gorgeous!!!
09-23-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,815
Posted By tpadul

I wish we all knew how the OP is doing? Sad thing...

I wish we all knew how the OP is doing? Sad thing is that she has not been on this forum since July 2019 shortly after she posted this :(
09-23-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,449
Posted By tpadul

The Sturmey Archer Hub? I was surprised myself...

The Sturmey Archer Hub? I was surprised myself and I think that is why I decided that it was worth getting for her since she really wanted it, I've taken it for a spin around our subdivision and...
09-23-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,449
Posted By tpadul

Thanks!! I am very surprised at how well it...

Thanks!! I am very surprised at how well it rides, I adjusted the front brakes already as they were not gripping very well but now they are fine, and for my wife who i don't think is too interested...
09-22-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,755
Posted By tpadul

so to the OP did you resolve this problem? I...

so to the OP did you resolve this problem? I noticed that the photos you posted of this bike in the "Show us your Vintage Raleigh" thread on September 18, 2020 do not show any damage at all to the...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,370
Posted By tpadul

Wow that must have been a very large bike shop to...

Wow that must have been a very large bike shop to have that many complete bikes and they have all been sitting in the shop for over 15 years? Holy Cow!! I hope you eventually share photos and posts...
09-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,613
Posted By tpadul

Weight concerns with super light racing bike?

Hey 👋 everyone so question for you all, does anyone here over 250lbs currently ride an older vintage racing bike with very thin tires? Does the bike well the wheels hold you without any damage to the...
09-16-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,313
Posted By tpadul

i have the instruction booklet here with me at...

i have the instruction booklet here with me at work and I just looked at the Sturmey Archer info and it is a Drum Brake!! The model of hub on the bike is the RX-RD3...
09-14-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,556
Posted By tpadul

Yes!! I love these dogs so much!! I saw so many...

Yes!! I love these dogs so much!! I saw so many of them during my trip. Here is another very happy little guy. ...
09-10-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,238
Posted By tpadul

Definitely try the warm soapy water..I just tried...

Definitely try the warm soapy water..I just tried to remove very old and hardened sticky adhesive from a bike I just picked up and someone suggested heavy duty Goof Off and I would not recommend that...
09-10-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,639
Views: 718,556
Posted By tpadul

A man, his bike and his dog

This was one of the coolest things I saw in Japan when I visited back in 2018.. ...
09-09-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,313
Posted By tpadul

I think it's a disc brake in the back, it's not...

I think it's a disc brake in the back, it's not one of the coaster brakes where you backpedal to stop it.

And I did not even notice the bottle opener until you mentioned it!! Ha!! That’s pretty...
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