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04-06-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By Realsteel95

The Traveler was Schwinn's most low end model in...

The Traveler was Schwinn's most low end model in the 1970s. In the 1980s I believe the Traveler was the 3rd or 4th from the bottom. Above the World and World Sport but right below the Le Tour if I...
03-23-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By Realsteel95

Someone please buy this lot so I don't.

Someone please buy this lot so I don't.
Forum: Introductions
03-23-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Realsteel95

Welcome to the forum! I am also in Kentucky.

Welcome to the forum!

I am also in Kentucky.
03-23-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Realsteel95

Thanks! Feel free to PM me.

Thanks! Feel free to PM me.
03-23-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Realsteel95

WTB: Zeus criterium front derailleur

I am looking for a clamp on Zeus Criterium front derailleur for my Zeus build. Preferably in good condition. I am in the process of converting the Campagnolo components to Zeus components. Does...
03-23-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Realsteel95

I ride with a Giant Rivet helmet which doesn't...

I ride with a Giant Rivet helmet which doesn't seem to be too bulky. I like the way it looks because it is shaped like more C&V helmet and only has small vents. If you can one on sale I would highly...
03-19-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Realsteel95

What a great find! Usually I see bikes and think...

What a great find! Usually I see bikes and think they should be ridden but If I had that in my possession, I couldn't bring myself to ride that either. I particularly like those gold Delta brakes.
03-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Realsteel95

Hood Question

Hey Y'all,
I know that Campagnolo released the white hoods on the Victory groupset but would there have been white hoods on any bikes with SR brake levers? I'm debating putting white hoods on my...
03-10-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,777
Posted By Realsteel95

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/chirico4_5fa3d530a4376f2820928fe6a6f933689c90525d.jpg

Not Nervex Lugs but I think these are still cool.
03-02-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Realsteel95

What is up with the drop-out (or lack of one)?

What is up with the drop-out (or lack of one)?
02-28-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By Realsteel95

That's my size. Suddenly I want one too.

That's my size. Suddenly I want one too.
02-27-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Realsteel95

Yes I believe the name on there is Magni O. Would...

Yes I believe the name on there is Magni O. Would the builder have painted that on or would the customer more likely put it on themselves? Thanks for the info on the lugs I thought they were neat but...
02-27-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Realsteel95

Here are some more photos of the bike. ...

Here are some more photos of the bike.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/chirico1_9feab1977947708f56c5e0c8cfb3ffe9d4a7d5ff.jpg...
02-26-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Realsteel95

I believe it is made of Columbus SL but I am not...

I believe it is made of Columbus SL but I am not 100% sure.
02-26-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Realsteel95

I had heard that they made the Cinelli Equipes....

I had heard that they made the Cinelli Equipes. Interestingly, Its hard to find a serial on this bike so I am not sure exactly what year this was made.
02-26-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Realsteel95

Finally bought my ideal bike. Its a Chirico

So I had been hunting for a while for a bike with 80s super record components. This came up on ebay in Italy and I jumped on it. I like the Pantographing. (and no I do not ride with the pedals like...
02-26-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By Realsteel95

I like the tanwalls. All my bikes have to have...

I like the tanwalls. All my bikes have to have them. I don't think black detracts from the look of at vintage bike but tanwalls make them look better IMO.
02-23-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Realsteel95

Very nice bike. My friend used to have one just...

Very nice bike. My friend used to have one just like that that he paid $12 for at salvage army maybe 13 years ago or so. I got into road bikes after trying his Schwinn Traveler.
02-17-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Realsteel95

Thanks! Yes its the blue one with the...

Thanks! Yes its the blue one with the pantographed crankset and stem.
02-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Realsteel95

I found a Chirico and it is being shipped here...

I found a Chirico and it is being shipped here from Italy. I will post a thread as I go through the process of cleaning up and getting it ready to ride when it comes in the mail. (whenever that will...
02-13-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Realsteel95

Thanks for the input y'all. I am willing to shell...

Thanks for the input y'all. I am willing to shell out more money if I can find something I like. I would prefer to find a whole bike but I am also searching for SR groups as well if I can find a...
02-11-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Realsteel95

50cm fits as well

50cm fits as well
02-11-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Realsteel95

WTB: 52cm bike with Campy Super Record

I'm in search of a a late 70s-80's steel frame road bike with Campagnolo Super Record components. I'm interested in pretty much any frame that fits me. I am 5'4. My budget is about 900. Paint doesn't...
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Realsteel95

Now that you mention it, It did seem odd for a...

Now that you mention it, It did seem odd for a bike like that to have internally routed cables, especially if the braze-on FD wasn't original.
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Realsteel95

Is this a fair price for a Mercian with Super Record?

I stumbled upon this bike on eBay and I like the bike but I know that it is repainted. Would between $700 and $900 be fair for something like this? Does the repaint bring down the value?
...
02-10-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By Realsteel95

Lost Sailor17 If for some reason you decide to...

Lost Sailor17 If for some reason you decide to get rid of it- PM me
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Realsteel95

It looks like a 1985 Bottecchia Competizione to...

It looks like a 1985 Bottecchia Competizione to me. If that the case the tubing would be Columbus Aelle R.
02-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By Realsteel95

49 likely designates 49cm from the center of the...

49 likely designates 49cm from the center of the crankset to the center of the top tube. I think that would make it fit someone who is about 5'0- 5'4 or so
02-10-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,233
Posted By Realsteel95

Definetely a bike worth cleaning up. I wish I had...

Definetely a bike worth cleaning up. I wish I had found that bike, its just my size. The frame looks a little rough but certainly useable the components could use some cleaning using some evaporust...
02-09-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By Realsteel95

Apparently lots of people here ride the bourbon...

Apparently lots of people here ride the bourbon trail. I plan on trying to do that in the Spring.

https://kybourbontrail.com/experiences/bike-the-trail/
02-02-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By Realsteel95

Welcome! I'm a big fan of the blue to white fade...

Welcome! I'm a big fan of the blue to white fade paint scheme on the Univega.
02-01-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Realsteel95

Here is a picture for reference if this helps ...

Here is a picture for reference if this helps
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/brake_pads_371256dd4296fc76195c726c9cf9072c16551de9.jpg
01-31-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Realsteel95

Which Kool Stop brakes should I use on Zeus Super Alfa Brake

Hey Y'all,

I'm planning on getting new brake pads for my Zeus. Will Kool Stop pads designed for Universal 68 brakes or Weinmann 4 dot brakes fit on Zeus Super Alfa brakes?

Thanks
01-26-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By Realsteel95

ISO shimano 600 toeclips sm/m trade for large

If this isn't allowed on this thread feel free to flag it but I have shimano 600 pedals that have large toe clips in good shape but they are too large for my feet. Does anyone happen to have a set of...
01-25-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,109
Posted By Realsteel95

Hi Lisa You ought to post this in the Classic...

Hi Lisa
You ought to post this in the Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals section for quicker information. Value is very dependent on the specific market you are selling the...
01-25-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 594,542
Posted By Realsteel95

WTT 48cm 1989Trek 660 frame or whole bike for a comparable 52cm

Hey Y'all,
I found a great Trek 660 that I picked up but 48cm is unfortunately too small for me so if that would fit anyone I would be williing to trade just the frame or potentially the whole bike....
01-25-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,383
Posted By Realsteel95

I think Klein started making aluminum frames in...

I think Klein started making aluminum frames in the 1980s. The old ones don't come up often but they are very cool C&V aluminum bikes to consider.
01-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Realsteel95

Thanks for the help, there was a removable part...

Thanks for the help, there was a removable part at the end of the bars like Mr. 66 had mentioned. I now have those brakes mounted on a different set of handlebars.
01-14-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Realsteel95

How to remove brake lever clamps from Profile Aero handblears

So I removed the Shimano 600 tricolor brake levers off of these triathalon handlebars but I can't figure out how to get the clamps for them off. Does anyone have any advice on how to separate them to...
01-12-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,155
Posted By Realsteel95

Wow complete with a Campangolo Gran Sport...

Wow complete with a Campangolo Gran Sport derailleur. That is sure to be a cool project.
01-12-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,611
Posted By Realsteel95

Any interest in a white frame size 48? Its a 1989...

Any interest in a white frame size 48? Its a 1989 Trek 660 frame. I would want to keep the components however....
01-10-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,829
Posted By Realsteel95

This is my 1989 Trek 660 That I just bought. The...

This is my 1989 Trek 660 That I just bought. The lady I bought it from used to race it in triathlons but I don't think I'll be doing that with it any time soon....
01-04-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Realsteel95

Thank you I was thinking it might be Suntour...

Thank you I was thinking it might be Suntour crank but I wasn't 100% sure.
01-04-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By Realsteel95

Tons of Parts: Nuovo Record Crankset, Brake set, 170mm crankset, + a ton more

Large parts lot for sale, (have to sell some stuff in order to get another bike)
I don't want to break the lot up. -$200

Here is what comes in the lot:

-Campagnolo Nuovo Record Crankset...
01-03-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,181
Posted By Realsteel95

I think that tan walls will compliment the gum...

I think that tan walls will compliment the gum hoods well. The black doesn't necessarily take away from the look of the bike but I always think put tan wall tires on bikes with downtube shifters and...
12-30-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Realsteel95

Thanks for the info everyone! I'll probably go...

Thanks for the info everyone! I'll probably go ahead and go ahead order a pair to put the finishing touches on my Zeus build.
12-30-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By Realsteel95

Has anyone bought these Zeus hoods from this website?

I found a nice looking pair of Zeus Repro hoods that would go great with my Zeus Competition build. The website seems kind of sketchy though. Has anyone purchased these so I know if the website is...
12-29-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Realsteel95

Honestly the 87-88 Schwinn logo is probably my...

Honestly the 87-88 Schwinn logo is probably my favorite iteration. I used to have an 87 Le Tour in white. I am looking forward to seeing all of these together. By the time I was born, downtube...
12-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Realsteel95

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