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02-03-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By 10speed

I know this is an old thread but let me tell you...

I know this is an old thread but let me tell you how true it is. I bought a classic looking 10speed off a guy at work and now 5years later Ijust got rid of 35 bikes to get back to under 35 bikes (yes...
02-01-11, 12:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,133
Posted By 10speed

I picked up my early 80s fuji royal II mixtie in...

I picked up my early 80s fuji royal II mixtie in a collection of 6 bikes for $20. I donated the rest to a church rummage sale. It did need fresh tread. The rest was in good shape.
02-01-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By 10speed

cheap 10 speed.

With spring coming and yard sale bikes around the corner I thought it would be fun to start an oddball thread to honor the other junk. When spring gets here lets see who can find the coolest bike for...
02-01-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By 10speed

I'd have offered $50 for the parts. used the...

I'd have offered $50 for the parts. used the frame for yard art.
01-27-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By 10speed

when is too many ,too many

Do you have too many vintage bikes in your collection when your wifes favorite new show is Hoarders on A&E and when she watches it the only thing she can say is see! see!
08-05-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,701
Posted By 10speed

who has the most bikes

I'm just wondering who was the most Bikes here I maintain a stable of about 40 to 50 bikes how about you? update, The local cops(and my wife) complained about my yard so I've had to downsize...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,834
Posted By 10speed

This is a very interesting question considering...

This is a very interesting question considering the changes in the discussion since 2001. I own several cheap bikes I commute with.
Replies: 0
Views: 3,595
Posted By 10speed

jazz synthesis

I'm curious about a bike I discovered at a local SA thrift. Can anyone tell me about a 90's trek offbrand called the Jazz Synthesis?
Replies: 3
Views: 7,258
Posted By 10speed

In the mid80s roadmaster had one tiawan contract...

In the mid80s roadmaster had one tiawan contract with giant I think. They produced a decent lugged 1020 that made you think they were headed for better bikes.Nothing fancy but comparable to an entry...
Replies: 15
Views: 11,846
Posted By 10speed

various calientes

The caliente name was used in two different eras of schwinn. Afew were made in the chicago factory era later ones were mostly made in china. The later were comparable to a hi-end Murry of the same...
03-22-09, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 290,638
Posted By 10speed

true challenge

If I lived closer I'd love the challenge to true that wheel!
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By 10speed

nice collector bike

I have heard 100 times over folks knockin the Schwinns,the Varsity in particular. In my opinion 10 years from now when it will be to expensive to take those classic cars around because of high gas...
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By 10speed

peugeot mixtie value?

I've had this old pug mixtie sitting in the basement for a while and I am finally getting around to fix it up. It will never get back to beyond decent condition but does any one have an idea what one...
02-27-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,696
Posted By 10speed

history is cool

I live in a town with only one LBS. Over the years shop after shop has tried to compete and while they open with fanfare new brands and "better prices" they just can't knock good service down.Madison...
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By 10speed

stay off the side walk???

Hearing advice like that would seem strange in my city. Around here like in many cities and towns in the midwest the main traffic law concerning bikes is anyone over the age of 12 must ride on the...
Replies: 37
Views: 9,207
Posted By 10speed

. The varsity is a cool icon bike. I once bought...

. The varsity is a cool icon bike. I once bought one, a 72 ladies, in mint condition at an auction for $4. The strangest part was the bike next to it a, beatup bottom of the line murry went for $6. I...
Replies: 4
Views: 9,637
Posted By 10speed

If you are looking to ride vintage, sounds like...

If you are looking to ride vintage, sounds like you have got a decent bike to start with.I'd take it to a reputable LBS and have them give it the once over.Most will do it for free. Ask if they see...
Replies: 6
Views: 3,045
Posted By 10speed

agree definitely

About a week ago I picked up a decent condition 73 supersport for $5. Saw an auction bill in a local free paper listing the bike as a schwinn 10 speed bicycle. I problably could have got it for a...
Replies: 37
Views: 9,207
Posted By 10speed

Anyone who collects bikes needs atleast 1 varsity...

Anyone who collects bikes needs atleast 1 varsity or continental in their group if for nothing else to tell the schwinn factory story. You can have a $20,000 handmade by monks roadbike, but there...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10speed

knock around a conti all you want but for a...

knock around a conti all you want but for a tuneup bike you can't beat em! Ridem all week when the weekend comes your legs are ready for 20lbs of gear on your lightwieght.
01-18-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,520,746
Posted By 10speed

auctions can be cool

Sometimes dilligently watching ads for auctions can pay off. In our local weekly free paper an auction bill listed among other things a "schwinn 10speed bicycle". Sounding generic I figured it would...
01-09-09, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By 10speed

One is a bicycle that will give you years of...

One is a bicycle that will give you years of joy,the other is a bike shaped object that will give you weeks of headaches. Then,if you become wise you will go to your LBS and discover your years of...
01-08-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By 10speed

At the present time I have a collection of 31 in...

At the present time I have a collection of 31 in my personal collection plus about another 35 or so stored at my church. The ones at home are mainly ones I collect for quirky personal reasons. It all...
01-04-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,464,931
Posted By 10speed

anybody interested in an old late 50s ladies 3...

anybody interested in an old late 50s ladies 3 speed ?
12-28-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,868
Posted By 10speed

indirect effect

The original bill would have given a tax credit (deduction) for expenses incurred from riding a bike up to $240 per year to the rider. The revamped bill gives a tax credit to the employer.While I...
12-25-08, 03:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,868
Posted By 10speed

20 buck tax credit

While I think its a move in the right direction, the 20 buck a month tax credit being given to the business instead of the empoyee kind of sucks! If you know the secret. You present it to your...
12-18-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 119,608
Posted By 10speed

na huffy roadmaster columbia tha occational...

na huffy roadmaster columbia tha occational schwinn,but they are great bikes if you want to forget the lock. Any respectable bike thief wouldn't be caught dead on one! If it does get stolen you will...
12-17-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 119,608
Posted By 10speed

I definitely understand about the hills,I live on...

I definitely understand about the hills,I live on a bluff of the Mississippi and would'nt think of riding up that with one of my three speeds.Those bikes I keep for rec riding to the grocery store.If...
12-14-08, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 119,608
Posted By 10speed

cheap finds

I own 3 :a 1959 schwinn ladies ,$5 a mint ladies colombia tri coaster $15 and a west german exectutive $10. when you can find cheap used ones who will pay for new?
Forum: Great Lakes
12-14-08, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By 10speed

ya but when you buy your tickets early they are...

ya but when you buy your tickets early they are cheap!
Forum: Great Lakes
12-12-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By 10speed

cornerstone music fest

Anyone going to the fest in bushnell IL?
12-07-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,666
Posted By 10speed

Rich mans addiction:chosing which expensive car...

Rich mans addiction:chosing which expensive car he wants to drive from his garage. Poor mans addiction :choosing which classic 10 speed to ride. I'm a Jay Leno of the latter! I've got about 35 bikes...
11-28-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By 10speed

ya the bikes Im getting are mostly low end, and...

ya the bikes Im getting are mostly low end, and what I normally would call Walmart bike shaped objects,but Im getting them practically for free. Im at around 40 bikes and have about 130 bucks in the...
11-24-08, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 119,608
Posted By 10speed

theres a hot young babe been riding round town on...

theres a hot young babe been riding round town on an old green sears 3 speed. WOW!!!!Those classics make a girl look even hotter!
11-24-08, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,679
Posted By 10speed

teaching bike to kids

Starting a bike ministry in the spring to give kids some self worth. Instead of fixing them up and give them away, we are going to find a bunch of old brokedown bikes, give them to trailerpark kids...
09-16-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By 10speed

anybody ever heard of Jansen bikes?

Bought two bikes headed for the scrap heap. One was a huffy ( gave it to a friend in need of a 10 speed ) the other was a jansen 5speed. It appears to be a mid-grade, late 70's made in japan . Never...
07-19-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By 10speed

Great first road bike. Stop by your local walmart...

Great first road bike. Stop by your local walmart and get some lights, a helmet, gloves and a backpack. Oh ya and a calendar to remind you to fire your old gas guzzler on sat. so the batt dont go...
07-19-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 455,963
Posted By 10speed

downsizing

After 2 years of collecting I've decided to downsize and found the the best way to do it. I traded a schwinn searcher express and a ladies ross compact for a bianchi squadra. The guy at the yard sale...
02-11-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 186,773
Posted By 10speed

I paid $50 and to fishing poles for mie and I had...

I paid $50 and to fishing poles for mie and I had to add extenders.
02-11-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 186,773
Posted By 10speed

I was always told your QR was on left pointing...

I was always told your QR was on left pointing left right or up . This way a passing cyclist could notice if its loose and warn you.
01-15-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,025
Posted By 10speed

sounds like dry hub

sounds like your rear bearing needs grease. Take off rear wheel, remove nuts off 1 side to see in hub.add grease.replace nuts. anyone want to add this is the quick cheap way.
01-15-08, 10:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,651
Posted By 10speed

Looks like a fun project bike to me. If I had it...

Looks like a fun project bike to me. If I had it I'd clean it up a bit find a 50cent seat and show the person who threw it away what was underneath the rust. I see fenders and think hmm rainbike.
01-15-08, 01:24 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,666
Posted By 10speed

Ya know its kind of funny; I got started riding...

Ya know its kind of funny; I got started riding as an adult like alot of people, saving a buck or two on gas. I found a huffy 10speed for $15. After a couple of months I bought a Murry 10 speed(last...
01-09-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,868
Posted By 10speed

With things such as critical mass trying to make...

With things such as critical mass trying to make an imprint on society as a whole, cycling in the future has an interesting future. Those of us who presently use this form of transportation, having...
01-04-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,666
Posted By 10speed

I 've read thru this craziness and I wonder. The...

I 've read thru this craziness and I wonder. The low low low end murry and huffy allpro to whatever were the second hand 10 speeds that I rode when I was a kid, were they that bad?I fix them up still...
12-29-07, 06:00 AM
12-27-07, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,868
Posted By 10speed

Sorry guys..... Haven't you ever heard of a...

Sorry guys..... Haven't you ever heard of a faint.You are all argueing about nuking when you should be discussing bike credits. In 2 years politicians will say we tried that but there was no...
12-27-07, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 414,738
Posted By 10speed

I'm jealous! All I can say mighty fine, mighty...

I'm jealous! All I can say mighty fine, mighty fine! Cute ladies to boot!
12-26-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By 10speed

Why argue greenhouse. Debate greenbacks!...

Why argue greenhouse. Debate greenbacks! Encouraging those who either don't believe(myself included) or have given up, you can scream at the top of your lungs and it won't matter.But if you tell them...
Forum: Commuting
12-26-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,718
Posted By 10speed

The scary part of all this is that it is part of...

The scary part of all this is that it is part of the energy bill. Mitt Romney is allready calling it pork. This bad mouthing of a great idea is problably due to the fact that the oil companies have a...
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