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06-13-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By gugie

Good eye! I took a close-up, it's pretty faded,...

Good eye! I took a close-up, it's pretty faded, but you can see Carlton Flyer:
...
05-18-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By Gresp15C

The only parts of a 26" tire bike that are unique...

The only parts of a 26" tire bike that are unique to 26" are the wheels and tires. There are so darn many 26" bikes out there, that tires will be available for a long time. And how much are you...
05-17-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,236
Posted By branko_76

great work guys! Now it's time to go outside...:)

great work guys! Now it's time to go outside...:)
05-17-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,236
Posted By steve sumner

I found a tell-tale difference between the two...

I found a tell-tale difference between the two logos. The Carlton seatpost binder
and axle nut has a small cutout at the top leg and end of the C and the Campy
derailleur bolts do not. very similar...
05-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,858
Posted By GeezyRider

What worked well for me in this situation was to...

What worked well for me in this situation was to put some Shoe Goo on the badge and zip tie it to the head tube for a couple of hours You can even snip the heads off a couple of brass brads and glue...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By TMonk

Welcome Stronglight56, and thanks for the story. ...

Welcome Stronglight56, and thanks for the story. Napa seems like I great place to ride. I have visited for wine, and always thought the gentle rolling roads were perfect for cycling - especially on...
Forum: Introductions
05-01-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By cb400bill

Welcome to Bike Forums Stronglight56. Thin,...

Welcome to Bike Forums Stronglight56.

Thin, two sided adhesive tape can be used to reattach your Schwinn's headbadge.
04-30-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By branko_76

The OP got the bike for free, he could ride it...

The OP got the bike for free, he could ride it with the steel rims to see if he likes the bike and if he doesn't ride in the rain, then there is no problem at all. If he decides that he does like it...
04-29-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,037
Posted By abshipp

I like this one. Taken yesterday in between rain...

I like this one. Taken yesterday in between rain showers:

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04-29-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,037
Posted By RideLugged

1986 Schwinn Tempo, 1978? Senator ...

1986 Schwinn Tempo, 1978? Senator

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4474_88af8b0b2f1de872ed6bc487b745b01e5f227470.jpg
...
04-29-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By 50voltphantom

I thought they were going to be hard to install...

I thought they were going to be hard to install too, but I had absolutely zero problems mounting them to those rims, no drama whatsoever. Based on looks alone I'm in love.


Oh and I just bought a...
04-28-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By veganbikes

Oh darn...I was hoping for BRG, still a cool...

Oh darn...I was hoping for BRG, still a cool bike. I love that it is "The Raleigh" and the old fenders are rad.

50voltphantom Welcome to the club, bruv. Challenge make fantastic tires that are a...
04-27-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,037
Posted By FujiSam

Stopped on my ride today because I saw a good...

Stopped on my ride today because I saw a good frame for this thread :lol: Which version do you like better??...
04-27-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks very much for sharing this fine...

-----

Thanks very much for sharing this fine example!

wrt dating -

a machine from 1970 would have come with the anniversary head emblem:

...
04-26-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 199,214
Posted By CliffordK

I have Latte all boxed up and ready to ship to...

I have Latte all boxed up and ready to ship to noglider
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1361x682/80-latteallboxedup_5de197894daaec73989ccd0b1bf01604dd5a7926.jpg

The...
04-25-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By justcynn

Brooks Honey Saddle, brown leather toe straps and...

Brooks Honey Saddle, brown leather toe straps and tan dia compe hoods. All for the 1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 all chrome. Very excited to complete this build!! Red and tan is the theme on this all...
04-25-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Cornering the market on barcons.
04-25-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By malcala622

New Campagnolo pads for the Trek 660 ...

New Campagnolo pads for the Trek 660

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04-23-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By VS3

Stem, handlebar end plugs, and pedals ...

Stem, handlebar end plugs, and pedals

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04-23-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By JosephCP

NOS Atom 14-21 French thread. ...

NOS Atom 14-21 French thread.

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A bit too tall for me but I can live with it.
04-23-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 199,214
Posted By rossiny

what a view , location?

what a view , location?
04-22-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By ooga-booga

58 cm nishiki olympic steel frame with a few...

58 cm nishiki olympic steel frame with a few goodies attached.
...
04-22-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,401
Views: 551,152
Posted By natterberry

Nemosengineer and I are killing the DA game...

Nemosengineer and I are killing the DA game lately.

...
04-20-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 199,214
Posted By gaucho777

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49799852821_24...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49799852821_24c711f790_k.jpg
04-18-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 199,214
Posted By rumrunn6

Vickie our feminine feline is more likely to go...

Vickie our feminine feline is more likely to go out in bad weather than the boys

...
04-17-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By VS3

I was thinking in terms of parts earlier, but how...

I was thinking in terms of parts earlier, but how about a whole bike 4 days ago
...
04-17-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 199,214
Posted By ExPatTyke

I put up a photo of Princess last year; very...

I put up a photo of Princess last year; very sadly we lost her to kidney disease just before Christmas.

We didn't want to get another cat straight away, and were planning on waiting until the...
04-14-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By Scrodzilla

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-13-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,918
Posted By jackbombay

I thought those lugs were 73', here is a pic of...

I thought those lugs were 73', here is a pic of what I believe is a 72, this frame has been repainted,

https://i.postimg.cc/nhHHX5Hy/C53-B2-BE8-2865-4-DB3-992-B-2-DAEF4-D1097-E.jpg
04-13-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,918
Posted By fraba

Your right, the picture does not show well the...

Your right, the picture does not show well the lugs details. This one is a little dark but shows more details....
04-13-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,918
Posted By jackbombay

Huh, those frame lugs are nothing like the lugs...

Huh, those frame lugs are nothing like the lugs on the 72 I have, mine is green though. The fork crown lug is the same as my 72' though.
04-13-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 313,918
Posted By lugsNleather58

Yet another Super Course

Here's my '72 Coffee Bronze Super Course (23.5"):
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04-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,695
Posted By rydabent

I first started reading Bicycling in the early...

I first started reading Bicycling in the early 80s. It was interesting and informative then. It now is a far cry from those 80s magazines with the pretty comic book and picture approach it has now.
04-09-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,695
Posted By pbass

I expect that pretty much sums it up!

I expect that pretty much sums it up!
04-09-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,695
Posted By delbiker1

I have no desire to be mainstream in any case. I...

I have no desire to be mainstream in any case. I stopped getting Bicycling Mag years ago because they had very few articles or information anymore that pertain to my two wheeled world, or that I...
04-09-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,695
Posted By grayEZrider

follow the money

Magazine profits come from ad sales. How many (any?) ads were for steel bikes?
04-07-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,840
Posted By sdmc530

this is so so bad here too. I will slow down and...

this is so so bad here too. I will slow down and do the safe thing, so many people speed up like its a yellow light and try to squeeze through and make a potential unsafe pass. This is every ride...
04-06-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,840
Posted By Miele Man

When I know there will be a lot of people on a...

When I know there will be a lot of people on a MUP I avoid that MUP completely. Too many MUPs are too poorly designed to be safe and with pedestrians plus pedestrians with dogs on long leashes, a...
04-06-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,840
Posted By Daniel4

Everything has its annoyances. I'll ride where I...

Everything has its annoyances. I'll ride where I am allowed whether that be in car traffic, the Diamond lane, painted bike lanes, separated bike lanes or MUPs.

I'll bet dollars to donuts that...
04-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,599
Posted By tds101

I have Sars-CoV-2/Covid-19,...and it sux,...

I'm home, recovering as it may, from the coronavirus. I'm living on Long Island, in NY,...the epicenter of the USA pandemic. I've had multiple coworkers die, including their family members. I'm one...
02-11-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 528,750
Posted By ryan_rides

Call for refund for sure! There should definitely...

Call for refund for sure! There should definitely be a brace or cover for protection on the dropouts for sure. Even if it was the shippjng's fault for the damage. There should be protection for that...
12-09-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,037
Posted By Deal4Fuji

shadow play ...

shadow play
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08-31-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,188
Posted By unworthy1

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not...

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not correct...it's a Somec, right?
11-02-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My gut reaction is the Super Course would be...

My gut reaction is the Super Course would be noticeably heavier than the Serotta. A quick google shows the the Colorado (in various forms) to be a high end road bike, modern butted tubing made to...
11-02-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By 52telecaster

one of those in a 58ish size would be awesome.

one of those in a 58ish size would be awesome.
11-02-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By noglider

I picked my Super Course out of the trash. It was...

I picked my Super Course out of the trash. It was complete except it had no rear wheel. It had been rebuilt by a neighbor (which I learned later) and given to another neighbor. The latter neighbor...
11-02-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By ollo_ollo

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex...

Early Super Course models had the ornate, Nervex lugs like those on this 1969. Exception was 1 year, (1973 I think) when they had Capella lugs like those on Slightspeed's example. Later models had...
11-01-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Slightspeed

I can't campare it to a Serotta - never ridden...

I can't campare it to a Serotta - never ridden one, but I love my Super Course. I built it up from a found bare frame using mostly Sugino and Suntour components along with more or less correct...
11-01-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Bandera

The Super Course came from the Carlton facility...

The Super Course came from the Carlton facility as the entry level of a "family" of domestic British designs for club riders of the era who would fit a saddle bag and mudguards one weekend for a fast...
11-01-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By tkamd73

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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If the frame is this color, itís a 77, 78, or 79...
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