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12-22-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By RogueJay

How Old is this Schwinn Super Le Tour II?

Greetings! I need some Schwinn Gurus to lend their expertise. From what I have learned on-line, here's what I know about this bike I'm going to refurbish:

Serial #L922818 was on the left rear...
02-18-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RogueJay

Sounds like we ride similarly. Thanks for the...

Sounds like we ride similarly. Thanks for the feedback.
02-18-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RogueJay

Yeah, the bigger chainring may be an option. ...

Yeah, the bigger chainring may be an option.
Yes, I too would rarely use the 13, but on certain downhills (with certain riders I'm with) I'm out of gears and spinning like a madman to catch up....
02-18-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RogueJay

120 MM width

Thanks, everyone. Great info.
The width is 120mm. I may look for a sun tour ultra. Or I may stay as is.
Not interested in redishing the wheel or trying to make it wider. I was really hoping for a...
02-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By RogueJay

'73 ItalVega SR 5-speed to 6-speed conversion

Greetings!
I'm wanting to convert the existing Maillard freewheel on my '73 Super Record (5-speed: 14,16, 19, 22, 26) to a 6-speed (13-26.) Here are my questions:
1) Can this be done with a used...
03-14-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,902
Posted By RogueJay

So SORRY to hear this. Do you do any rides to...

So SORRY to hear this. Do you do any rides to help fight Type 1? I can connect you to JDRF coaches/riders in your area if you're interested.
03-14-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,902
Posted By RogueJay

Toby, sorry for the late reply. I agree with you...

Toby, sorry for the late reply. I agree with you 100%. Thanks for all you do to turn Type One into Type None!
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

The Big Reveal

[QUOTE=mech986;20620240]I have heard of the 6-point star discussion in light of bikes licensed in Berkeley or possibly the SF Bay area but most of the Italvega SN 73 or after with stars seem to be 5...
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By RogueJay

ItalVega's ID Colors: Which is Correct?

Okay, ItalVega Gurus, I have a question I'm hoping someone can shed light on. I'm refurbishing a '73 ItalVega & repainted the gold headpost "crest" with the same color combo that was on there...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

My bottom bracket is Ofmega. But could't this be...

My bottom bracket is Ofmega. But could't this be a part he added on afterward like all the other mismatched components?

On another note, I'd noticed a decal on the top tube that had been painted...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Found it

Your info has been so helpful! I cleaned up the steerer post but found no dove. Cleaned out the interior of the tube and didn't see anything until I shined a flashlight in it. And there they are!...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Pictures

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x533/italvega_03_66a4aa64e246252251c65114f287840ef2068713.jpg

Not my bike but looks identical....
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Thanks for confirming what I felt too (individual...

Thanks for confirming what I felt too (individual taste; not huge financial gains one way or the other.) It's cleaning up nicely but that top tube with the hack paint job will bug me especially since...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

I thought so; just wanted to be certain.

I thought so; just wanted to be certain.
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Oem?

Newbie question: what does OEM stand for?
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Steerer Tube

I looked on the fork's steerer tube and didn't see any stamps. would these be very small or easy to see/recognize?
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Campy Stamp

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_7956_a60c49219228ee0f185015dc3d142fecd1839d98.jpg
Is this what you're referring to on the rear derailleur? If so, then this is a...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Re-paint?

-So are you thinking of repainting it or leaving as is? First owner spray painted over a decal on the top tube so I think this devalues it which has me wanting to refurbish it with some fresh paint &...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Yeah, hubs are Shimano; not what came on the...

Yeah, hubs are Shimano; not what came on the originals.
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Thanks/Pics

Thanks, Joe. Mine also has 5-point star on either side of the S#.
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Picures

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7831_f0d1d74301b90250229d5d3b1b9914f688ec4529.jpg...
10-09-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,902
Posted By RogueJay

Cycling for Type 1 Diabetes

I just completed a bike ride on Amelia Island, Florida to raise money & awareness for Type 1 Diabetes. Although I don't have a connection to T1, this was my 5th ride for JDRF. In fact, I love this...
10-09-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,072
Posted By RogueJay

Yep, you answered it!

Have to admit I chuckled at the end! And for what it's worth, I don't own a power meter (too expensive) and my racing cohorts raz me about it. I do see the training benefits for them but I see too...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

What is making it a bit challenging is that the...

What is making it a bit challenging is that the former rider did some customizing: wheels are Mavics with Shimano hubs, brakes/derailleurs are Campy Nuovo Record, crankset is Ofmega. Hoping to be...
10-08-18, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By RogueJay

Balaclavas in Tennessee

Although it doesn't get that cold in Middle Tennessee, I have (2) balaclavas that I use since I get cold easily. The first is a very lightweight but breathable one that I wear when it's in the 50's....
10-08-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 482,461
Posted By RogueJay

Over The Hill But Not Over Yet

[QUOTE=DnvrFox;590168]This thread was started in August, 2004, by DnvrFox, shortly after founding the 50+ Forum. The purpose was to give 50+ riders (new, returning, experienced) some idea of the...
10-08-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,090
Posted By RogueJay

Okay, so you hit 19.2 & you're 72? Way to go &...

Okay, so you hit 19.2 & you're 72? Way to go & keep on spinning!
I'm 59, did a few races this year and learned from failing! I did enter the TN Senior Olympic 20K road race and won the Silver, so...
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

Bike Forums isn't allowing me to upload. I'll try...

Bike Forums isn't allowing me to upload. I'll try and another way to display.
Replies: 37
Views: 4,137
Posted By RogueJay

ItalVega Help

Okay, so I'm trying to post this again. I'm a newbie so if it's redundant, I apologize. I'm also not going to add pictures (they're in my album is interested) as I think this was the reason I was...
Forum: Introductions
10-02-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By RogueJay

Hello from Music City!

Howdie! I've been cycling for over 30-years, primarily long tours but have recently joined a racing team (more for the challenge than for racing.) I'm the USA Cycling Coach (level 3) for JDRF Middle...
08-05-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,206
Posted By RogueJay

I'm 58 & hit 198 during a race in 100 degree...

I'm 58 & hit 198 during a race in 100 degree temps. Miserable time! I use a HRM and have it set at 176. I don't have a power meter so I use zone training but more as a guide than a hard-line rule.
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