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11-12-18, 08:15 PM
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Many years ago about 2:30AM in Baltimore biking...

Many years ago about 2:30AM in Baltimore biking home from the bar going downhill at an underpass saw county police on the other side of underpass, yelled out as I passed "how fast?" they yelled back...
11-11-18, 04:42 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Right brake for Raleigh Record

Restoring a Raleigh Record came with an Altenburger Syncron brake up front & a Schwinn on back (see pics) wondering which is the correct original...
10-08-18, 06:35 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Good point

Good point
10-08-18, 06:31 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Sadder yet is that the average Walmart bike buyer...

Sadder yet is that the average Walmart bike buyer will ride it that way & not know anything is bassakwards.
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Schwinn World Tourist with Positron derailluer

Schwinn World Tourist 10 speed, the one that can be shifted without pedaling as long as bike is rolling. The chain is driven by the fixie rear sprockets but the pedals & front sprockets have a clutch...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Non-Sears? Free Spirit

I've usually found Sears Free Spirit to be just basic bottom line component bikes. While this bike is badged Free Spirit it is not a bottom line bike. Don't know what material the frame is but it is...
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Views: 1,588
Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for the replies. Thought at least the...

Thanks for the replies. Thought at least the wheel/tires would be worth $50 - $100 because every time I see a Schwinn that takes S-6 rims with wide flange hubs it either has totally non-Schwinn...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for the info. Guess I don't get out enough...

Thanks for the info. Guess I don't get out enough cause this is only the 2nd time I've seen forged forks.
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Fork doesn't seem to be bent or feel bent when...

Fork doesn't seem to be bent or feel bent when riding so it's probably not original. Didn't these come with a tubular fork?
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Posted By es1bkacsur

1970 Schwinn Varsity

1970 Schwinn Varsity (GF 42791) mostly original. Original Schwinn 27 X 1/4 S-6 steel rims, duel gauge spokes & aluminum wide flange hubs with little to no corrosion. Hubs are stamped "Schwinn...
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Views: 1,052
Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for the reply. Apparently it did have some...

Thanks for the reply. Apparently it did have some value cause it got sold before the end of the afternoon. I'll be sure to jump on the next one like it.
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Views: 1,052
Posted By es1bkacsur

Is short frame Schwinn Sprint valuable?

Found this on local Craigslist. Is there any money to be made on it? Worth more as is or parted out?
"Schwinn Sprint 1975 Rare Short Coupled Frame - $25
Rare Short Coupled Frame with unique curve...
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By es1bkacsur

$25-$50 THANKS, I was thinking about $10-15 with...

$25-$50 THANKS, I was thinking about $10-15 with better tires--you just doubled my asking price. :):thumb:
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By es1bkacsur

Columbia 3-spd, year & worth?

Got a Columbia with Sturmy-Archer 3-spd & unique looking screw adjustable Dia-Compe side pull brakes. Rolls & pedals nice, brakes work. Either there isn't much difference between 1st & 2nd or it...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Either of these Schwinn frames worth anything?

I have 2 Schwinn frames that I'll never do anything with but before I throw them out thought I'd check to see if they're worth anything. Maybe $5, $10 apiece, maybe more?
1st Le Tour Mixte from 1976...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks all. Prices are about what I thought but...

Thanks all. Prices are about what I thought but was hoping I was wrong & it was worth more.
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Views: 1,325
Posted By es1bkacsur

Is that the one that was listed on Craigslist...

Is that the one that was listed on Craigslist treasure coast (http://treasure.craigslist.org/) in Palm City?
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Schwinn Traveler year? worth?

Schwinn Traveler, serial number on right rear drop out G0881, on left rear drop out 2329866, WIA on bottom bracket, best as I can tell on head badge 60339. I tried a Schwinn Lookup Toll & got 1957...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Worth & year of Allvit derailleur

Like to find out what year & any other info on this Allvit derailleur. Chrome on the body is shiny but very pitted. Chrome on the pulley wheel cages is in good shape. The rest of ti is in good, un...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Unfortunately the stem was corroded into the fork...

Unfortunately the stem was corroded into the fork ruining both parts.
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Info & worth of Shimano Dura-Ace brake calipers

Looking to find out what year these Shimano Dura-ace side pull callipers are & any other info you may have. They work well. The chrome on the springs are severely pitted. The pads look original with...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

1987? Schwinn Tempo frame

Trying to find out what this Schwinn Tempo frame is worth. Best I can tell it's a 1987, 0227 on the head badge & I623535 on the bottom bracket. It's a bare, straight frame with good bottom bracket &...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Gipiemme wheel set worth?

I got these Gipiemme T-Tre 30 S RACE TEAM wheels, made in Italy, but other than what's printed on them I don't know much about them. Sticker says they are Alloy 6005 T6Erto 622-13.5 Din. I was going...
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Views: 1,024
Posted By es1bkacsur

Raleigh Technium, worth?

372911372912372913Found this Raleigh Technium, head badged Made In America at the local pawn shop for $85. Sticker on the seat tube by the BB says it's 6061 T8 (T6? I forgot witch) With Suntour...
03-11-14, 08:12 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Shimano Nexus brake noise

I have Giant comfort cruiser with a Shimano Nexus 3 speed internal gear hub with coaster brake.When braking from high speed (cranked out in 2nd gear or 3rd) the rear brake squeals. I did see the...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for all the replies. Final update, built...

Thanks for all the replies. Final update, built it as a 27-speed & sold for $160 on Craigslist add. Here's the ad that describes the bike & pics.
"Bridgestone MB-3 27-speed. Frame is 22" from crank...
02-21-14, 09:52 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks for the info. I think I saw those...

Thanks for the info. I think I saw those (double-butted) on a wheel once but I never get any like that.
02-21-14, 08:50 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Is this what you are looking for? ...

Is this what you are looking for?
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/39/e639.jpg

If this is what you need search for "chopper handlebar risers" on eBay. This particular auction is (4" Alloy...
02-21-14, 08:26 PM
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Views: 3,479
Posted By es1bkacsur

Plain gauge & butted, what's the difference?

Plain gauge & butted, what's the difference?
02-21-14, 08:14 PM
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Exactly, all the spokes I'm checking are used...

Exactly, all the spokes I'm checking are used salvaged from bent rim wheels, probably should have mentioned that.
02-20-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,479
Posted By es1bkacsur

Identifing spoke material.

I'm looking for a non-destructive test to identify spoke material between stainless steel & UCP ZINC STEEL (plated steel). I'm sure stainless steel is nonmagnetic but what about the plated spokes? If...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Bridgestone MB-3 Ritchey Logic frame, worth more to build it or sell it?

I got this Bridgestone MB-3 frame made with Ritchey Logic chrome-moly tubing & Ritchey head set for cheep. I was going to build it up with Shimano Alivo crank, wheels with Shimano Exage hubs, New...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Have a seat?

Got this seat off a Huffy Good Vibrations women's single speed beach cruiser, not really a vintage or classic bike but the seat looks like a vintage Brooks. The only label I can find on it reads...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Perhaps The GRAIL bike should be a new forum,...

Perhaps The GRAIL bike should be a new forum, could be fun! :thumb:
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Final update: After letting this sit for 9 months...

Final update: After letting this sit for 9 months I finally got round to this bike. First I got rid of the cheep Bell seat & replaced it with one that resembled a Brooks late model seat. The pedals...
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Views: 485
Posted By es1bkacsur

What the.... help I D-ing make & model of this road frame

I'm looking for help I D-ing the make & model of this road bike frame. It is aluminum & looks like it will make a nice bike when cleaned up & repainted. It has tabs on the down tube for deraileur...
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Views: 625
Posted By es1bkacsur

Who scraps a Bianchi? You would be amazed at what...

Who scraps a Bianchi? You would be amazed at what people throw out, give away on Craigslist free section or sell cheep cause they don't know what it is. I once paid $25 for a Ross Signiture 924 with...
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Views: 839
Posted By es1bkacsur

Schwinn Le Tour? If not, what.

Got this from Craigslist for $30, it was sold to me as a Schwinn Le Tour but I'm not sure.
In favor of being a Schwinn it has a Schwinn headbadge (ID # 0700 on it), Schwinn front derailluer, schwinn...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

Good point, had not looked at it that way. If he...

Good point, had not looked at it that way. If he can't sell it at a low price why would I get more for it in this market.
As for very large bikes like this one being worth less because of thier size...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Here's one I found on the local Craigslist here...

Here's one I found on the local Craigslist here in central Fl. you could use for comparison.
"1987 SCHWINN 12-SPEED TRAVELER 58CM 0R 23" 4130 FRAME

HYBRID STYLE BARS AND TIRES DETACHABLE...
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Posted By es1bkacsur

It's back on Craigslist again at $65, starting to...

It's back on Craigslist again at $65, starting to get my interest.
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Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

I remember the Brian Redkay frames being...

I remember the Brian Redkay frames being indentified by red colored "K" on the head badge but what was the story with the Kellogg frames?
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Last update

Frame sold on Ebay tonight for $315, yea me! :)
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Posted By es1bkacsur

UPDATE - I took a shot in the dark on this &...

UPDATE - I took a shot in the dark on this & listed it on E-Bay for an opening bid $100, let's see where it goes. ;)
Replies: 20
Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

Thanks everyone for the replies, I'm not going to...

Thanks everyone for the replies, I'm not going to buy it. :thumb:
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Posted By es1bkacsur

Raleigh Technium 700 C on Craigslist, good price for flip or way too much?

Saw this on Craigslist over the last month or so & thought the guy was nuts or the price would drop. The seat looks like a POS cruiser, the chain is hanging & looks rusty, the skewers don't match &...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

P.S. thanks for noticing I missed the asking...

P.S. thanks for noticing I missed the asking price, I fixed that.
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Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

Sure isn't, I'm familiar with the Signature...

Sure isn't, I'm familiar with the Signature series, picked a Signature 294S & sold it for a $300 profit, check out my avatar.:)
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Views: 2,696
Posted By es1bkacsur

Ross Super Grand Tour on Craigslist, worth it for a flipper?

Saw this tonight on the Local Craigslist, asking price $150.
http://img203.imageshack.us/img203/1416/3g63ma3le5g35e95jcd2152.jpg...
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