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Posted By dparks

Several months ago I picked a 1987 "Premio"...

Several months ago I picked a 1987 "Premio" (perhaps this is the model you are interested in?". It has Dia Compe brakes and areo levers. Has Shimano shifters and derailleur (light action). Wheels...
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Posted By dparks

Here is my 66 Varsity - yes it was repainted -...

Here is my 66 Varsity - yes it was repainted - not a Schwinn blue although. I like the downtube...
10-06-19, 05:17 PM
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Posted By dparks

Mid 1980's Quentin...

Mid 1980's Quentin https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20191005_144004_00e7bbae919bf34ff32cad605dc7e8ce52979379.jpg
07-21-19, 06:24 PM
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Posted By dparks

I checked their web store and it is back up. A...

I checked their web store and it is back up. A lot of items I want to order are "out of stock".
07-20-19, 02:06 PM
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Posted By dparks

OK. I have not ordered anything from Niagara...

OK. I have not ordered anything from Niagara Cycles replacement The Bike Shop, but I was getting ready to place an order this week. Their site now shows a "Down for Maintenance" note???? I...
02-10-19, 06:08 PM
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Posted By dparks

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000263 - Dura Ace 1st gen components. Titanium fork was replaced with...
12-22-18, 10:23 AM
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Posted By dparks

7 times (3 times back to back at TOSRV) 1973...

7 times (3 times back to back at TOSRV)
1973 Gitane 700c tires
1981 FUJI Royale 27 tires
1984 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe 27" tires
1973 CCM Mistral 27" tires
12-20-18, 02:58 PM
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Posted By dparks

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My 2nd bike - it was brand NEW. 1966 Schwinn Collegiate in Coppertone!...
12-20-18, 02:54 PM
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Posted By dparks

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Early 60's , winter in Northeast Ohio. My first bike, used, unknown...
12-18-18, 02:30 PM
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Posted By dparks

I think the Russians are behind this!!!

I think the Russians are behind this!!!
12-17-18, 09:12 AM
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Posted By dparks

GREAT.. The new web site is "down for...

GREAT.. The new web site is "down for maintenance" **********?
12-13-18, 02:41 PM
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Posted By dparks

I was happy to see the new website. I logged...

I was happy to see the new website. I logged under my old Niagara account set-up. BUT...... everything I looked at that I potentially wanted to order was "out of stock"????
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Posted By dparks

This should be a 1989 model. I had one for a...

This should be a 1989 model. I had one for a couple years then sold it a year ago for $250. I did not ride mine a lot; never felt good with the aluminum frame - just not my preference. At one time...
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Posted By dparks

Hello Mark and welcome to the forum. Your bikes...

Hello Mark and welcome to the forum. Your bikes are probably 1986 models (the only year for a true Schwinn Passage) if they have lugged frames. The color is Gunmetal. If they are not lugged...
07-29-18, 05:05 PM
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Posted By dparks

Just 2 - Sat and Sun mornings for a total of 60...

Just 2 - Sat and Sun mornings for a total of 60 to 70 miles. I hope to get to 5 days a week once I retire next spring (At 66)!!!
07-29-18, 04:55 PM
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Posted By dparks

54 yesterday - only 23 today. At 65 years old I...

54 yesterday - only 23 today. At 65 years old I have to save a little for the next ride!
05-23-18, 06:14 PM
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Posted By dparks

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Old school - number 263 Teledyne Titan
03-03-18, 07:58 PM
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Posted By dparks

Today's show has different. Bikemanforu store...

Today's show has different. Bikemanforu store was empty of all bike parts and accessories- he liquidated everything in 1 week (on line store also shut down). He said they are leasing the building...
02-11-18, 12:34 PM
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Views: 1,795
Posted By dparks

I miss my Bicycle Times magazine. The on line...

I miss my Bicycle Times magazine. The on line version - just not doing for me. I tried Dirt Rag - hated it!
02-11-18, 11:37 AM
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Views: 6,380
Posted By dparks

99% of my rides are solo - so I always use an ear...

99% of my rides are solo - so I always use an ear bud (singlular!!!). I have a special right ear stereo earpiece. I cannot ride without talk or music radio going. Never had a mishap, but most of my...
01-29-18, 02:55 PM
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Posted By dparks

R J The Bike Guy????

R J The Bike Guy????
01-28-18, 08:55 AM
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Views: 21,612
Posted By dparks

Nothing new on yesterday's show regarding when...

Nothing new on yesterday's show regarding when the shop is closing. Bart did discuss acquiring some bay area where he will be permitted to raise oysters. I did learn a trick for making a custom...
01-22-18, 05:31 PM
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Views: 21,612
Posted By dparks

I try to catch the Saturday show while I am...

I try to catch the Saturday show while I am working on my bike projects. Bart (Bikemanforu) is still doing at least an hour show for now - not a lot of technical content though. I started watching...
12-23-17, 06:12 PM
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Views: 21,612
Posted By dparks

I too have been watching the Saturday live feed...

I too have been watching the Saturday live feed for a couple years. Learned about "Mr Pump" by watching older shows. I did not learn much that I did not already know about bike repairs, but the...
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Posted By dparks

I believe that the quality varies regarding Sears...

I believe that the quality varies regarding Sears bikes. I rebuilt a 1973 Ted Williams model (top of their line up) that was built by Puch in Austria. I've had it for sale on CL for a year for a...
06-21-16, 08:14 PM
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Posted By dparks

I own a 564 - nice bike! If Caymandiver's bike...

I own a 564 - nice bike! If Caymandiver's bike is original, it has Shimano 7 speed cassette.
11-16-14, 08:46 AM
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Posted By dparks

One year closer to retirement, doing 2 centuries...

One year closer to retirement, doing 2 centuries back to back same weekend, and getting a nice Schwinn 564 for a steal (my first aluminum frame road bike).
11-15-14, 07:11 PM
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Views: 14,781
Posted By dparks

l am 61 and have a lot of years between #2...

l am 61 and have a lot of years between #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and #3 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3)
#1...
05-18-14, 05:00 AM
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Posted By dparks

I also rode this year's TOSRV - my first! I did...

I also rode this year's TOSRV - my first! I did a lot of reading about it this winter so I was prepared for any conditions. Regardless of the weather conditions leading up to he ride, I did a lot...
07-20-12, 05:48 AM
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Posted By dparks

1989 Schwin World Sport Largest frame bike I...

1989 Schwin World Sport
Largest frame bike I have ever purchased at 27" ($40 at a thrift shop and boy was it in bad shape!). It cleaned up very well - trying to find a good home for it now. 262492
09-10-11, 03:58 PM
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Posted By dparks

name - just shorter for Dean Parks avatar...

name - just shorter for Dean Parks

avatar is "Muddy The Mudhen" - Mascot of the World Famous Toledo Mudhens - My wife and I are BIG fans of the team and all things baseball! Jaime "Klinger" Farr...
08-18-11, 11:15 AM
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Views: 16,285
Posted By dparks

No problem auchencrow - Ashtabula Bow Socket...

No problem auchencrow -
Ashtabula Bow Socket was actually a dangerous place to work - there was a fatality there that I remember during maintainence on one of the forging presses. OUCH! I see B J...
08-17-11, 11:24 AM
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Views: 16,285
Posted By dparks

All, Just a liittle more info. I grew in the...

All,
Just a liittle more info. I grew in the little town of Conneaut Ohio ( 13 miles from Astabula) - lived in the area from 1958 to 1998. I worked for 22 years at one of the "re-inforced...
04-17-11, 07:27 PM
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Views: 2,270
Posted By dparks

Ditto on the helmet mounted mirror.

Ditto on the helmet mounted mirror.
04-10-11, 06:00 PM
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Views: 96,566
Posted By dparks

Hello Shogun lovers, I posted a couple weeks...

Hello Shogun lovers,
I posted a couple weeks ago with my Shogun purchase (89' Sport) - just wanted to post how well it cleaned up!

Before 3/27/11 After 4/10/11
197317 ...
04-07-11, 06:45 PM
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Posted By dparks

Hello Nishiki lovers Here is my contribution -...

Hello Nishiki lovers
Here is my contribution - my latest Craigslist purchase. Serial # GO386, Sport 12 speed, 25" steel frame, Dia-Compe brakes, Suntour SVX derailurs, Sugino VP crank, Araya alloy...
03-31-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,181
Posted By dparks

1980's Columbia Charger that I bought new at...

1980's Columbia Charger that I bought new at K-Mart or another discount store for about $80. Had not used it since the early 90's when I upgraded to a mid 80's Bianchi that I refurbed. I rebuilt...
03-27-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 96,566
Posted By dparks

Hi all, Picked up this Shogun Sport...

Hi all,

Picked up this Shogun Sport yesterday (Craigslist - $25). I'm sure it has not been used in years. Looks original except for the "cool seat". Serial number M9D 35953 - I guess a 1989...
Forum: Introductions
01-04-11, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By dparks

Newbie from Toledo!

Hello all. I've been reading a lot of posts on this forum for about a month in an effort to identify my older Bianchi (which I think I finally did - 83 Strada!). Enjoy most of what I have read. ...
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