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02-05-22, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Kactus

I would agree with it being 50's or earlier.

I would agree with it being 50's or earlier.
01-15-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,478
Posted By Kactus

I'm guessing at 1960's.

I'm guessing at 1960's.
05-12-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Kactus

I tried the IRD crank on the stock Campagnolo...

I tried the IRD crank on the stock Campagnolo spindle and it bottomed out in the ISO taper before tightening. I put in a 118mm cartridge BB with a JIS taper and it's much better. The chainline...
04-05-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 372,711
Posted By Kactus

To quote Steve Martin on SNL... "Boy oh boy, I am...

To quote Steve Martin on SNL... "Boy oh boy, I am so mad at Farrah Fawcett-Majors. She is so conceited. She has never called me once. And after the hours I’ve spent holding up her poster with one...
11-10-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By Kactus

Definitely not a Schwinn Paramount.

Definitely not a Schwinn Paramount.
06-28-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,596
Posted By Kactus

It looks like the first variation without the...

It looks like the first variation without the c-clip or screw spring retainer. This would put it around '61 or '62?

It looks like a very nice quality frame. If it can be straightened and...
05-28-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,251
Posted By Kactus

The one on CL is original and priced at $1200. It...

The one on CL is original and priced at $1200. It seems a little steep but not outrageous; if I were looking for a Colnago I would give it serious consideration.

The one on eBay is refinished and...
05-21-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,814
Posted By Kactus

Solid black tires look heavy and clunky on a...

Solid black tires look heavy and clunky on a vintage bike; they're fine on carbon bikes with a bulkier looking frame. The small diameter steel tubes on vintage bikes look delicate, sleek and light...
05-18-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,814
Posted By Kactus

You have to go with tan sidewalls, anything else...

You have to go with tan sidewalls, anything else is just... wrong!
https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/C2IB4Vq.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/hBclg4M.jpg
04-27-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By Kactus

SR cages are a different shape than NR cages. ...

SR cages are a different shape than NR cages. I've found cages only on eBay and have also bought SR rears that have damage and/or missing parts.
12-22-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 41,978
Posted By Kactus

1962 P-12 https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1 ...

1962 P-12
https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/qo7sVBO.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/RoNiXcP.jpg
12-07-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 58,523
Posted By Kactus

https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1
10-05-17, 11:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 30,335
Posted By Kactus

Not new but it is orange. ...

Not new but it is orange.
https://i.imgur.com/C2IB4Vq.jpg
04-08-17, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,854
Posted By Kactus

I think you are correct; it's a 1960 P-12 with a...

I think you are correct; it's a 1960 P-12 with a later re-paint. I'm not certain about the 'A' on the seat lug but I believe the 7393 actually indicates the seat lug angle, 73 degrees. The brakes...
12-12-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,997
Posted By Kactus

I would say the Peugeot PX-10. It was probably...

I would say the Peugeot PX-10. It was probably the most available and affordable "true" racing bike one could hope to buy.
06-08-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,366
Posted By Kactus

I remember seeing that and even posted in "Are...

I remember seeing that and even posted in "Are you looking for...". It looks in beautiful condition and was priced very well. I also remember it didn't last long at all! Glad to see it on...
05-27-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,316
Posted By Kactus

Very cool story about how your dad met your...

Very cool story about how your dad met your mom... no wonder the bike is very special to you!

What kind of accident did 'someone' have on it? Could Schwinn have replaced the head tube and lugs...
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