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10-21-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 86,445
Posted By edw

The 2007 had the 1980's look. for 2008 and 2009...

The 2007 had the 1980's look. for 2008 and 2009 schwinn went with the the 1970's.
10-13-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By edw

Velo orange has these ...

Velo orange has these
http://www.velo-orange.com/agpacableclips.html

And it is quite common and generally excepted to run two brakes with a single speed.
10-09-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By edw

this

this
10-09-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 86,445
Posted By edw

the city editions of the langster, the regular...

the city editions of the langster, the regular pista, pista concept, Specialized S-Works, cannondale capo, Trek T-1, What ever bikes direct has to offer, Schwinn Madison, Schwinn Cutter, Lemond...
10-08-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By edw

look harder ...

look harder

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/index.php?category=604
10-06-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,916
Posted By edw

Bike Island.

Bike Island.
10-06-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By edw

yeah for 350 the frame should be 531 with campy...

yeah for 350 the frame should be 531 with campy dropouts or better. I dont know what the market is like there but i think a conversion should be no more then 250
10-03-08, 08:20 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,263
Posted By edw

To summarize this thread: The majority of...

To summarize this thread:

The majority of people will say that you should run a front brake.

There will be a few people who will defend brakeless riding.

There will be a long argument about...
10-01-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By edw

Its great the schwinn's are making schwinns again

Its great the schwinn's are making schwinns again
09-30-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,032
Posted By edw

Because they hate fun.

Because they hate fun.
09-27-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By edw

did schwinn make lugged bikes in chicago? I...

did schwinn make lugged bikes in chicago? I though that the only schwinn's made in chicago were electro forged and brazed
09-27-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,377
Posted By edw

If you are riding a $250 bike you should have...

If you are riding a $250 bike you should have saved another $100 and got a kilo
09-26-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,553
Posted By edw

This. What kind of shoes are you wearing?

This. What kind of shoes are you wearing?
09-24-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By edw

What gear are you running? Did you switch gears...

What gear are you running? Did you switch gears when you moved. You may want to look into a geared bike.
09-23-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By edw

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=53

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=53
09-23-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By edw

Bicycle: the history ...

Bicycle: the history

...
09-23-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,781
Posted By edw

shut up and go ride your bike

shut up and go ride your bike
09-23-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,415
Posted By edw

nope, that is a time trialing bike. Remember the...

nope, that is a time trialing bike. Remember the english like, or at least liked, to time trial on fixed gears.
09-22-08, 03:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,416
Posted By edw

i agree with you but that is the answer to the...

i agree with you but that is the answer to the original question.
09-22-08, 03:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,416
Posted By edw

because you don't need bottle cages at the track?

because you don't need bottle cages at the track?
09-22-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By edw

frame no, parts yes

frame no, parts yes
09-20-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By edw

handlebars are a very personal choice, ask 10...

handlebars are a very personal choice, ask 10 people and you will get 10 answers.
09-12-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,748
Posted By edw

...

...
09-12-08, 08:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,748
Posted By edw

http://sheldonbrown.com/asc.html Sheldon...

http://sheldonbrown.com/asc.html

Sheldon probably describes it better. and popular with should changed to targeted at
09-11-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,534
Posted By edw

http://davesbikeblog.blogspot.com/2006/11/toe-over...

http://davesbikeblog.blogspot.com/2006/11/toe-overlap-no-problem.html

It should only be a problem at low speed. just be aware of it and you should be fine.
09-11-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By edw

generally i find someplace covered to change the...

generally i find someplace covered to change the flat. I just think it is an complicated solution to a problem that wasn't really there.
09-11-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By edw

Using horizontal dropouts accomplishes this as...

Using horizontal dropouts accomplishes this as well.
09-11-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By edw

It is designed to be a single speed with vertical...

It is designed to be a single speed with vertical drop outs.
09-11-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By edw

ask in the track forum but my guess, yes they...

ask in the track forum but my guess, yes they will care. Drop bars are required for mass start events, across most disciplines (road, track. etc.) It is a safety issue.
09-11-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 98,471
Posted By edw

This is the biggest pile of crap that i have ever...

This is the biggest pile of crap that i have ever seen. I should have saved the 10 USD and stayed at home and watched you tube.
09-11-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By edw

no its not anything new. people use the...

no its not anything new. people use the eccentric bottom bracket and hubs for conversions every now and then. This is just an example of a poorly designed bike.
09-11-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,748
Posted By edw

correct me if i am wrong but it is my...

correct me if i am wrong but it is my understanding:

This is not a new design. SA made a 3 speed fixed hub in the 40's or 50's. It was popular with the English who mostly raced time trials,...
09-11-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By edw

yeah toe overlap shouldn't be a problem. It...

yeah toe overlap shouldn't be a problem. It occurs on a lot of bikes.

I think the kilo, the Madison, and the rush hour are all about the same as far as quality. the tt pro might be a little...
09-10-08, 10:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,672
Posted By edw

completely agree with this. I would guess that...

completely agree with this. I would guess that most people riding around the city are not concerned with performance, or distance comfort. there is nothing wrong with chopped risers. I run drops...
09-10-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By edw

there are many. It really depends on what you...

there are many. It really depends on what you want. check the resource thread for a discussion of OLBS.

In the past i have purchased from:
Harris
Bens in MKE
veloorange
universal
nashbar...
09-10-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By edw

if you ask 10 people you will get ten answers. ...

if you ask 10 people you will get ten answers.

What conditions will you be riding in? I know the weather there but what will you be riding in? How are the streets plowed. Some of my friends...
09-10-08, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By edw

a 15 mm should work for the pedals also, i...

a 15 mm should work for the pedals

also, i would make sure the lockring is tight.
09-10-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 98,471
Posted By edw

I think it is more "how do i stop this thing my...

I think it is more "how do i stop this thing my feet keep coming out these ugly shoes"
09-10-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By edw

yeah, the only and i stress only other thing...

yeah, the only and i stress only other thing might be the grip tape to match but other wise stop with the saddle
09-09-08, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By edw

you get what you pay for... and $200 ain't much

you get what you pay for... and $200 ain't much
09-09-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,240
Posted By edw

the word on the street is that waterford is...

the word on the street is that waterford is building a steel version of the paramount so this may be possible. It would be good to see the schwinns making schwinns again.
09-09-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,415
Posted By edw

the front wheel isn't the only upgrade on there. ...

the front wheel isn't the only upgrade on there. there are a lot of nice parts on that frame. Unfortunately the hed3 is the only one that moves.
09-08-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By edw

the two little ones go on the end of the cable to...

the two little ones go on the end of the cable to keep it from fraying.

The larger ones go where the housing meets the lever and the brake
09-08-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By edw

it was on the front page

it was on the front page
09-05-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By edw

woops didn't look at the dates

woops didn't look at the dates
09-05-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By edw

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=287364

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=287364
09-04-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,748
Posted By edw

its great that they are finally bringing this...

its great that they are finally bringing this back. now maybe i can afford one.
08-19-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 98,471
Posted By edw

is anyone else looking at the bikes first?

is anyone else looking at the bikes first?
08-16-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By edw

also the NACCCs are over labor day weekend.

also the NACCCs are over labor day weekend.
08-16-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By edw

look in the resource thread. There is only one,...

look in the resource thread. There is only one, ok maybe three or four.

edit: Depends on what you want. Lots of shops serve different needs.
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