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08-29-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By King of Kadence

Ashtabula cranks have the date stamped on them....

Ashtabula cranks have the date stamped on them. You'll need to remove it to see it.

Post a pic of the bike.

Sierra brown is about a 68 to about 73 color for schwinn.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,202
Posted By King of Kadence

There has been a few of these bikes that have...

There has been a few of these bikes that have gone for high prices on ebay. Look at completed auctions. I've seen them go for 300 plus in nice condition. Your two, shooting from the hip would go for...
11-26-10, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By King of Kadence

Surfing ebay france I found this. It looks like...

Surfing ebay france I found this. It looks like it has 600a/24" wheels. The seller ships otherseas too.
...
09-17-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By King of Kadence

That S/T sounds like a 79-81. A decent yet...

That S/T sounds like a 79-81. A decent yet unremarkable schwinn road bike. It's lugged, not the fillet brazed one from the early seventies.
07-07-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,001
Posted By King of Kadence

Awesome dog Stan. Are you sporting the Schwinn...

Awesome dog Stan. Are you sporting the Schwinn hoodie?
07-05-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By King of Kadence

A Park FR-4 should do the trick.

A Park FR-4 should do the trick.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By King of Kadence

For a Due Mila in good shape $500 is a decent...

For a Due Mila in good shape $500 is a decent price. A knackered one went for $325 on ebay earlier this year.
06-30-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,655
Posted By King of Kadence

B-15s and B-17s fit my butt perfectly. I have a...

B-15s and B-17s fit my butt perfectly. I have a brooks professional that doesn't feel as good.
06-30-10, 08:43 PM
01-06-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By King of Kadence

Sounds like you're lacing an old egg shaped alloy...

Sounds like you're lacing an old egg shaped alloy rim.

When I lace a wheel as I tighten spokes, I true vertically for a bit, side to side, and then dish several times until I see that the wheel...
01-01-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,556
Posted By King of Kadence

This knucklehead's photobucket account is full of...

This knucklehead's photobucket account is full of krylon blue bikes. This guy is just another thief fencing stolen goods.

http://s916.photobucket.com/albums/ad5/roosterrojo/
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12-24-09, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By King of Kadence

Looks like a 77-78 Panasonic built Schwinn...

Looks like a 77-78 Panasonic built Schwinn Volare. There's a frame to compare it to on ebay's completed listings.
08-20-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By King of Kadence

Only time I've ever encountered this was after I...

Only time I've ever encountered this was after I had proofided. I wear black on freshly conditioned seats now.
08-01-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,985
Posted By King of Kadence

Looks great. Decal placement is perfect on the...

Looks great. Decal placement is perfect on the downtube. Awesome work so far. I can't wait to see it built up.
07-12-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By King of Kadence

Sounds like a tweaked fork. But could you have...

Sounds like a tweaked fork. But could you have inadvertently dished the front wheel rebuilding it? Make sure your front axle isn't bent also.
06-22-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,066
Posted By King of Kadence

A couple of squirts. Any excess will leak out...

A couple of squirts. Any excess will leak out onto your rims and tires.
05-18-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,094
Posted By King of Kadence

I used to have a Moto Guzzi Miele GT and always...

I used to have a Moto Guzzi Miele GT and always said Mee-Lay. Knowing what I know about Italian it looks like it should be Mee-El-Lay.
05-17-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By King of Kadence

Rabid Koala is correct. Yes you should cross the...

Rabid Koala is correct. Yes you should cross the spokes. The first wheels I cobbled together without knowing anything about wheel building I did the same way, with spoke popping results. Crossed...
05-09-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By King of Kadence

Yes, does a great job.

Yes, does a great job.
05-09-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By King of Kadence

I use polishing compound with great results....

I use polishing compound with great results. Don't over do it.

I don't know what year breeze this is but be VERY cautious cleaning the chainguard. Some years had awful paint and the screened...
04-29-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,850
Posted By King of Kadence

I like suicide levers... a lot. Then they...

I like suicide levers... a lot.


Then they came for my dork disc, and I said nothing...
04-25-09, 09:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,628
Posted By King of Kadence

Ha! I sold it for $150. Unknowingly I sold...

Ha! I sold it for $150.

Unknowingly I sold it to a flipper who relisted it days later at twice the price.
04-18-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,554
Posted By King of Kadence

Looks great Pastor. The Brake levers look trick....

Looks great Pastor. The Brake levers look trick. The setup sounds interesting too. It reminds me off the linked brakes that I had on an old Moto Guzzi.

Does the lever offer more cable pull in the...
04-18-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,472
Posted By King of Kadence

If the mattress saddle that came on it is in...

If the mattress saddle that came on it is in decent shape I would use it. It's a completely serviceable and comfortable seat for a 'sit up and beg' schwinn.
04-11-09, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,003
Posted By King of Kadence

To get it serviceable, I've tapped out dented...

To get it serviceable, I've tapped out dented fenders on some folded up shop towels using a rounded off dowel as a center punch. It will never look good, but it sounds like it's under the fork anyway.
04-11-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By King of Kadence

For polishing the frame, I would use a mild...

For polishing the frame, I would use a mild automotive polish like a dupont polishing compound. Take it very easy and the Sierra brown paint will pop back to life. Too much compounding will change...
04-11-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By King of Kadence

Yep, late seventies Le Tour. 60639 is the...

Yep, late seventies Le Tour. 60639 is the Schwinn's zipcode in Chicago. There are 4 tiny numbers stamped in the headbadge, those have the date.
04-11-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By King of Kadence

It's not in bad shape. It needs to be...

It's not in bad shape. It needs to be disassembled, polished and regreased. The rims are probably too rusty and will need to be replaced.
04-10-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,832
Posted By King of Kadence

Here it is....

Here it is. http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/1111395094.html

I looked under a term he throws around a lot on ebay 'restored'

This bike has a janky chainline.
04-09-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,832
Posted By King of Kadence

Yeesh, look at the bikes.

Yeesh, look at the bikes.
04-09-09, 11:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,832
Posted By King of Kadence

Strange. Look at the closed listings. The same...

Strange. Look at the closed listings. The same bike, last week, but cheaper.
04-09-09, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,253
Posted By King of Kadence

Wear old clothing to ride after treating them!!!

Wear old clothing to ride after treating them!!!
04-09-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,253
Posted By King of Kadence

The right one does look like it's ready to go,...

The right one does look like it's ready to go, but who am I to say. Proofide is the treatment/waterproof that Brooks sells for their saddles. I've been on a budget and I've been using mink oil.
04-09-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,960
Posted By King of Kadence

Wow, glad you're ok. I've had accidents...

Wow, glad you're ok.

I've had accidents when I was a youngster(door prize!). I've been lucky and never been hurt. Having an accident is a good learning experience of just how quickly and...
04-09-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By King of Kadence

There's never any guaranty that a craigslist bike...

There's never any guaranty that a craigslist bike doesn't have a dubious past. I wonder about that myself sometimes.
04-09-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By King of Kadence

I have zero experience with those bikes. They...

I have zero experience with those bikes. They look ok, but I would rather buy one hands on rather than have one air freighted from around the world. Remember you will have to do the final assembly...
04-08-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,173
Posted By King of Kadence

No, suicide levers don't increase travel. Look at...

No, suicide levers don't increase travel. Look at one.
04-07-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By King of Kadence

I put a new one together for my girlfriend a...

I put a new one together for my girlfriend a couple of years ago. I didn't see anything lacking in quality. The only thing I didn't like was changing the rear tire. There's a lot going on with the...
04-07-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,656
Posted By King of Kadence

I think it's DRUBAR

I think it's DRUBAR
04-07-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By King of Kadence

You can buy a Flying Pigeon in LA. ...

You can buy a Flying Pigeon in LA.

http://flyingpigeon-la.com/shop/

http://flyingpigeon-la.com/wp-content/uploads/wpsc/product_images/PB13_400.jpg
04-07-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By King of Kadence

Typical sixties dutch bike. There was a vinyl...

Typical sixties dutch bike. There was a vinyl cover that slipped over the chainguard to make it completely enclosed. If you end up freecycling, pm me. I have another half dutch bike.
04-07-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,173
Posted By King of Kadence

I don't understand the 3/8" part.

I don't understand the 3/8" part.
04-07-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,173
Posted By King of Kadence

I like suicide levers. They work well for me. I...

I like suicide levers. They work well for me. I don't understand the fuss of people wanting to remove them all the time.

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc248/keikaku_2007/IMG_0849.jpg
04-06-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By King of Kadence

The second folder looks cool.

The second folder looks cool.
04-06-09, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By King of Kadence

When I bought spokes for my SA3 wheel my LBS...

When I bought spokes for my SA3 wheel my LBS advised I use washers.
04-04-09, 09:19 PM
04-04-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,251
Posted By King of Kadence

It doesn't need paint if you ask me. Just a...

It doesn't need paint if you ask me. Just a decent polish and wax. Earlier this month I cleaned up a 73 world voyager that was close to the shape your S/S is in.

You can see this paint on the...
04-03-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By King of Kadence

Yes.

Yes.
04-03-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By King of Kadence

and it fits like a glove to a wheel in the TS-2...

and it fits like a glove to a wheel in the TS-2 truing stand.
04-03-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,251
Posted By King of Kadence

Sweet bike. It needs to be cleaned polished and...

Sweet bike. It needs to be cleaned polished and greased.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3571/3409483558_5eabb29e0c.jpg
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