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Posted By tpadul

He will never get $550 for it, as the others have...

He will never get $550 for it, as the others have said it needs at least $200 of work done to it, in the condition it is in, I would not pay more than $75 for it, but that's just me.
03-16-21, 10:50 AM
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Posted By tpadul

Yes, I meant swapping out a the 9 speed cassette...

Yes, I meant swapping out a the 9 speed cassette with a 6 speed freewheel, and this is the info I was looking for, I wasn't sure about the 9 speed cassette working because I remember someone else...
03-16-21, 10:27 AM
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Posted By tpadul

Possible to use 9 speed cassette with an 18 speed 3 chainring setup??

Iím still very much a newbie when it comes to bicycle mechanics so be gentle in your responses :love:. I just purchased this old Fuji all terrain bike that is set up to utilize a 6 speed...
03-05-21, 03:08 PM
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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
03-04-21, 03:57 PM
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Posted By tpadul

check and see if your local bike shop sells the...

check and see if your local bike shop sells the LIV brand of bikes for women, this model here is priced at $500 and the step through frame might be a good fit for her with this style
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03-04-21, 12:49 PM
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Posted By tpadul

Have you checked out Handsome Cycles, they have a...

Have you checked out Handsome Cycles, they have a flat $50 shipping to anywhere in the U.S. I bought their 8 speed She Devil in January, and this link here is for their 1 speed Beatrix they have a...
03-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,369
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
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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
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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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02-22-21, 01:05 PM
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Views: 1,255
Posted By tpadul

What an awesome collection!!! Loved seeing all...

What an awesome collection!!! Loved seeing all the pictures!!
02-10-21, 03:39 PM
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Posted By tpadul

Looks great!! The pedals look really cool, what...

Looks great!! The pedals look really cool, what kind are they? Love the addition of the fenders too!!
02-09-21, 08:57 AM
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Views: 774
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, 07:55 PM
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Posted By tpadul

You are welcome!! This is my first brand new bike...

You are welcome!! This is my first brand new bike in 32 years ! I was very impressed with Handsome Cycles.
02-08-21, 03:51 PM
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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...
02-08-21, 12:17 PM
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Posted By tpadul

my bikes are all inside the house, not enough...

my bikes are all inside the house, not enough room in the garage to store them. Some are in an extra bedroom and the rest are in the basement.
02-08-21, 11:03 AM
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Posted By tpadul

Finally found the SN NA8052436 So It was mad in...

Finally found the SN NA8052436 So It was mad in Nottingham in January 1978, T-Mar it was on the upper seat tube facing the rear of the bike, it was hard to find because the Pannier rack was...
02-05-21, 09:22 AM
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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: 1,647
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
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Views: 1,547
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...
02-01-21, 11:41 AM
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Views: 1,547
Posted By tpadul

I started my weight loss journey at the end of...

I started my weight loss journey at the end of November 2020. I had Gastric Sleeve surgery and I'm down from 273 pounds down to 219, I've lost 54 pounds since starting the preparation for Bariatric...
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Posted By tpadul

Thanks so much everyone for chiming in!! Iím in...

Thanks so much everyone for chiming in!! Iím in Northwest Indiana only 30 mins from Chicago. I will definitely pass on this frame
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Posted By tpadul

Is this 70ís Fuji frame worth $129

Hi there everyone,
Iím watching this Fuji frame on EBay and wondered if I can get your thoughts on whether or not you feel this frame is worth what the seller is asking? Shipping is only $49 and he...
01-05-21, 04:02 PM
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Views: 3,592
Posted By tpadul

my wife doesn't mind at all because I have put...

my wife doesn't mind at all because I have put all the bikes in the basement, we have a new home with a 1,300 sq foot unfinished basement and lots of storage space in the basement. Since the summer...
12-30-20, 12:39 PM
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Posted By tpadul

That is so amazing!! Thank you for sharing these...

That is so amazing!! Thank you for sharing these amazing photos!!!
12-16-20, 12:45 PM
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Posted By tpadul

Our dogs ...

Our dogs
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12-16-20, 11:44 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Thanks!!! I'm hoping for a warmer January so I...

Thanks!!! I'm hoping for a warmer January so I can at least take the bike out once or twice around the neighborhood and try it out.
12-16-20, 11:43 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

That looks Great!!!! As I am getting older I...

That looks Great!!!! As I am getting older I just don't like the downward riding position of the drop bars, and I probably won't be doing long distance riding at anytime in the near future so most...
12-16-20, 11:40 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Here are a few photos of the fenders close up ...

Here are a few photos of the fenders close up
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12-16-20, 11:37 AM
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Views: 685
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
...
12-16-20, 11:35 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Thanks!! The fenders are copper color, but not...

Thanks!! The fenders are copper color, but not solid copper, and I bought them from Handsome Cycles in Minneapolis, Handsome Cycles has been making their own bikes since 2008, its an awesome small...
12-15-20, 03:59 PM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Thanks so much! I did polish the brake calipers...

Thanks so much! I did polish the brake calipers and I spent a good amount of time on the rims too!! I have not been able to ride it yet to try it out, I just had surgery on November 23rd, and I still...
12-15-20, 03:56 PM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Thanks so much!! I'm very pleased with how it...

Thanks so much!! I'm very pleased with how it came out!! Can't wait for Spring to come so I can try it out.
12-15-20, 03:55 PM
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Posted By tpadul

Thanks so much!! I still have to test out the...

Thanks so much!! I still have to test out the bike but Yes the saddle might not be at the right angle, I'm a few weeks post surgery so I'll have to wait a while before I can test out the bike to see...
12-04-20, 08:53 AM
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Views: 21,546
Posted By tpadul

Not yet but I am going to in the Spring!! Waiting...

Not yet but I am going to in the Spring!! Waiting for their Spring sale.
11-30-20, 11:15 AM
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Posted By tpadul

Well since I am a woman I sure would :lol:

Well since I am a woman I sure would :lol:
11-24-20, 05:57 PM
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Views: 685
Posted By tpadul

Thanks 😊 I am female though so for me being a 50...

Thanks 😊 I am female though so for me being a 50 something female the ladies frames are perfect for me ;)
11-24-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
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: 1,859
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...
11-20-20, 10:13 AM
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Views: 613
Posted By tpadul

New $10 find..help with pinpointing model year..Raleigh Grand Prix

I just picked up this Raleigh Grand Prix for $10 yesterday off FB. I know the SN should be on the BB but I have cleaned it well and cannot see a SN at all and can barely feel the etching of a number...
11-19-20, 11:18 AM
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Views: 1,793
Posted By tpadul

check this website out!! The work is really cool ...

check this website out!! The work is really cool

https://www.headbadges.com/store/c2/Headbadges.html
11-18-20, 09:58 AM
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Views: 767
Posted By tpadul

So probably like a Turtle Wax paste then?? And...

So probably like a Turtle Wax paste then?? And the frame is actually a Scarlet Red, but it kinda looks like a dull orange in these photos,
11-18-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By tpadul

Yes I might think about just buying replacement...

Yes I might think about just buying replacement ones, I did that last month with the World Sport I rebuilt and I got them from Velocals and they look amazing, so If I can clean up this frame and the...
11-18-20, 08:42 AM
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Views: 767
Posted By tpadul

So how can I go about preserving whatís left of...

So how can I go about preserving whatís left of the decals without more of the decals flaking off? I have noticed that while the paint on the frame is in great shape the paint job is very dull and I...
11-17-20, 02:08 PM
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Views: 767
Posted By tpadul

Awesome !!! Thanks! I still get confused by...

Awesome !!! Thanks! I still get confused by reading the numbers on the Schwinn head badge :lol: Thank you so much!! The frame is in amazing condition!! Just have to clean it up a bit, it was sitting...
11-17-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
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 Iím seeing online Iím thinking it is a...
11-14-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,147
Posted By tpadul

I actually think copper colored hammered fenders...

I actually think copper colored hammered fenders from Handsome Cycles would look pretty cool on it ...
11-13-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,133
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?
11-12-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By tpadul

Wow what an absolutely beautiful frame!!! Cant'...

Wow what an absolutely beautiful frame!!! Cant' wait to see the final pics once you have all the components on it!!
11-11-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,546
Posted By tpadul

Iím looking at Handsome Cycles now and I really...

Iím looking at Handsome Cycles now and I really like what I am seeing from this company. Their customer service is amazing as I bought some of their hammered fenders for another bike and Iíve been...
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