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08-06-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By repechage

Body Position Screw.... The "B" screw for all...

Body Position Screw.... The "B" screw
for all the years in bikes the first time a real definition.
08-05-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By 1964Supersport

Updated picture of 64 Supersport.

Picked up my bike today, new Pasela Pro tite's and Brooks B17 installed. Im wondering if anyone can recommend a nice leather seat bag. When I was a young boy I had one , came in handy to carry a...
07-30-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,047
Posted By SirMike1983

I owned this fillet brazed 1947 Schwinn 3 speed...

I owned this fillet brazed 1947 Schwinn 3 speed for several years. I eventually sold it back to the previous owner when I moved back north.
...
07-28-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By schwinnderella

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My 64 frame with mostly all wrong parts.
07-28-22, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By 1964Supersport

I went to the local bike shop to check on tires...

I went to the local bike shop to check on tires so I had the derailleur looked at. Turned out it was just stuck and needed to be freed up. Didn't surprise me because it has been sitting a long time....
07-27-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By 1964Supersport

Schwinn touch up paint still available !

I'm amazed I found Sky Blue touch up paint available for my 64 Supersport. Did a search and found it online at Koolestuff.com. $26.50 total price. I have a few little places thay need touched up. I...
07-27-22, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By Ross200

Many Shimano chainrings of this vintage...

Many Shimano chainrings of this vintage have(had?) several teeth that are cut down and shaped to facilitate shifting-super glide. Many not familiar with this feature have been tricked into thinking...
07-26-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By 1964Supersport

My 1964 Supersport, a work in progress.

I had someone ask me to post a picture of my 1964 Schwinn Supersport. I've had this bike since I was 10, I'm 67 now. Im really surprised I was big enough to ride it when I got it....
07-23-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Super LeTour 12.2 Restoration

I've been working on this for a while but it's done now. I went with the 600 Arabesque group because I had it, and it's just so good looking. SR Royal stem with SR Road Champion bars, Brooks B17 with...
07-13-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,918
Posted By bikingshearer

Celeste is never wrong for a Reparto Corsa...

Celeste is never wrong for a Reparto Corsa Bianchi. Red is never wrong for a De Rosa. Molteni orange with blue panels is never wrong for a Merckx. That odd shade of green is never wrong for a...
07-10-22, 12:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,490
Posted By 52telecaster

$130.00 Grand Record.

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Picked it up at the end of vacation. Bluemels, record hubs with...
07-09-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,918
Posted By smd4

Cinelli Supercorsa

Well, I missed the June/silver bike thread by a few days, but I thought I'd share a few photos of my bike. 1989 Cinelli Supercorsa with full Dura Ace 7400/7700 components. The pedals, seatpost, stem...
07-07-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Classtime

Ask your friend if his dad has another wheel set...

Ask your friend if his dad has another wheel set hanging around. Those look like the ones on my first ten speed before I upgraded to a UO-8😁
07-06-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Cheseldine

Going to the Sun Road is one of the most...

Going to the Sun Road is one of the most beautiful rides, and about an hour from my house.
...
07-05-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Cheseldine

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut. ...

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut.

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06-26-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 93,397
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first...

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first Voyageur in a long line of Schwinns, and a SP, which I'd really hoped for) and am absolutely enamored with it! Bike is MINT, albeit dusty (doesn't show in...
06-14-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,651
Posted By @johnoliva1

2 Chrome, 2 ti

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81 Panasonic DX2000 Campagnolo 165mm 53/42 cranks, shimano 600 brakes,...
06-14-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 455,973
Posted By @johnoliva1

72 Commuter and 73 SS

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06-06-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,651
Posted By Guttooth71

WOW! you have some serious taste in bikes!

WOW! you have some serious taste in bikes!
06-06-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,651
Posted By Pogliaghi

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1977 Cinelli SC.
06-04-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Zumkopf

The International Project is Finished!

It started as a bare frame, with decent if faded paint.


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06-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,936
Posted By purebikes

Cinelli SC Monza

I am still a little in shock that this came up locally and in my size! Still has the Cinelli bar tape and plugs! The crank looks like it could be a replacement but everything else looks original....
06-03-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,069
Posted By trainman999

Congratulations sd5782 you are now a member of...

Congratulations sd5782 you are now a member of THE PARAMOUNT club. There were only a few hundred of these built at $2500-3000 or $950 + for a frame and fork.. Dissemble it, give it a bath, two or...
06-01-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,651
Posted By 76SLT

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200...

This is my 80 Voyageur 11.8. Has less than 200 miles on it since new.

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05-31-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By 75lechamp

Finished! Inaugural Ride!

Well, I completed the Paramount today, and took it for a short spin...

...
05-24-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,528
Posted By Andy Antipas

Stronglight and TA

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1951 Helyett Randonneur...
05-24-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,528
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Restored this bike about a year ago. I replaced the cotter crank with the 49D. Timeless design.

...
05-21-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By imabeliever1

Well said and you express my thoughts very well....

Well said and you express my thoughts very well. Iím in my late 60ís and my flexibility is not what it once was.
Bought a new track bike. Set it up with bullhorns on a stem extender that puts the...
05-20-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By cooperryder

It looks great! Nice job! I've had several...

It looks great!
Nice job!

I've had several Voyageurs and really liked them.

I also get my bars up high for comfort.

So many times I've bought a vintage bike with the bars set low and ride...
05-20-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By bulgie

There's also triplizing the Nervar, if a triple...

There's also triplizing the Nervar, if a triple would fit the bill. Have you considered it already? I see four ways and there may bbe others.

A factory-made triplizer middle ring for 130 BCD (TA,...
05-19-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By imabeliever1

Schwinn Voyageur

Finished my Voyageur. Have only been able to ride around the neighborhood. Hope the weather is good Monday to take it for an extended run.
From the small rides so far it rides like a Caddy. Longer...
05-06-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,179
Posted By obrentharris

Her sister Jessica once mused that she should...

Her sister Jessica once mused that she should have brought a pistol to her one meeting with Hitler before the war and saved the world an awful lot of trouble.
Brent
05-04-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 980,778
Posted By roadcrankr

'71 Gitane Super Corsa

Back in '71, I bought my Gitane new with paper route money. :commute:
With the help of my older brother, we made some prudent upgrades.
Nuovo Record brakeset to replace the Mafac Competition....
05-02-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 980,778
Posted By CV-6

Waiting on a TT clamp. Close enough to call it...

Waiting on a TT clamp. Close enough to call it done. A plug for LEH Leather in Austin, TX. Carson and Sandra ultimately sent me three different tapes in order for me to get what I wanted. Great...
05-01-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By polymorphself

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve (Voyageur Content)

Took a little day trip from Downtown out to the preserve yesterday. 54 miles in total. Awhile back Saguaro posted photos of his awesome Cresta out here and since then it has been on my list of rides...
04-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 945
Posted By gugie

Red Clover will be well represented at Eroica....

Red Clover will be well represented at Eroica. Finally built up my Raleigh International for the assault up Cypress.
...
04-21-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 824
Posted By ilikebikes

Schwinn Super Sport 1965?

Years ago I posted my Super Sport and thought it was a 1965, members back then thought the same.
I pulled it out of the mothballs, cleaned it up, tuned it, and decided to recheck the serial number,...
04-20-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pcampeau

Early 70s Gitane Professional Tour De FranceóDusty and Kinda Rusty

A rainy day off from work, I found this Gitane on Marketplace for $100 so Iíll be spending the rest of the day and the next few days cleaning and rehabbing with fresh grease, bearings, tires, cables,...
04-20-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By imabeliever1

Voyageur

Waiting for tires, so dressing up the Schwinn Voyageur that I got a couple of weeks ago. First coat of shellac.
Itís not a perfect job, but still looks classy and at home on this bike....
04-18-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 980,778
Posted By ehcoplex

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but...

Posted my PX-10 650B conversion previously, but here she is with fenders....
...
04-09-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,561
Posted By Jeff Wills

Hey- twinsies! Here's my 1977 Schwinn Superior-...

Hey- twinsies! Here's my 1977 Schwinn Superior- also 26". Mine's a resto-mod, No more stock equipment (except for the headset). It's got a first-series XTR drivetrain.
...
04-09-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By sovende

I could be wrong but the pulley at the rear of...

I could be wrong but the pulley at the rear of the top tube is an indication/remnant of a multi speed IGH that’s obviously been swapped out for a hub with a freewheel :thumb:.
04-07-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By CV-6

I have been remiss in not sharing the finished...

I have been remiss in not sharing the finished bike. I have put about 35 miles on it and like the ride. But then I rarely do not like the ride. Favorite bike? The last one I rode.

EDIT: I said in...
04-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By 75lechamp

Andy, you might recall that I have one of your...

Andy, you might recall that I have one of your old MkIVs, which is a '74 21 1/2" CTT frame, one of my favorite bikes. I will try to get some dimensions for you shortly, but in the meantime here is a...
04-06-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,708
Posted By bulgie

Triplizer by BF's own jonwvara. Properly...

Triplizer by BF's own jonwvara. Properly designed and well made. Check it out (and buy it) here: https://www.redclovercomponents.com/store/p1/122_BCD_Triplizer%2C_42_Teeth.html

Or if you're...
04-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 93,397
Posted By roadsnakes

' The original stem on my Passage was pretty...

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The original stem on my Passage was pretty long. Really gave me a stretched out , hunched over ride. The stem I have on there now is pretty much a straight pipe. LOL Not much of an extension. I...
04-06-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,468
Posted By verktyg

Fork Blade Rake

Something rarely considered is the types of roads used for bike races BITD. Much of the infrastructure of Europe was destroyed during WWII. Most of the western European economies didn't fully recover...
04-05-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,468
Posted By Drillium Dude

One thing I've noticed is that I must have a...

One thing I've noticed is that I must have a particular fondness for a particular curvature as almost all my bikes share a distinctly similar bend across most of the length of the blade:
...
04-02-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,561
Posted By Jacob_R_59

My Green Bike

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Hereís my 1977 66cm fillet brazed Schwinn Superior ďHot RodĒ with Huret retrofriction shifters, TA cranks, etc. Heavy, but it...
04-01-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 41,561
Posted By polymorphself

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