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11-18-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By bikemike73

Haaa I myself use turtle wax, though many...

Haaa

I myself use turtle wax, though many scoff at it.

They make a very good wax and have used it for years with great results.
I use old t shirts for best results!!!
Make sure not to wax in...
11-18-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By bikemike73

I would wax with a paste on a spot where the...

I would wax with a paste on a spot where the decal placement is not as noticeable.

Put it on lightly....wait about 15 seconds....then rub with a cotton cloth gently.

You MUST be careful around...
11-17-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By bikemike73

I would use a leaf blower...to blow the sawdust...

I would use a leaf blower...to blow the sawdust off or a hose on a nice warm sunshiny day so it could dry in the sun :)

When you take the rack off when cleaning up and are going to put back on, I...
11-17-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By bikemike73

It's a 1984 You can tell by the Head badge...

It's a 1984

You can tell by the Head badge 0174

January 17, 1984

17th day of the year :)

GREAT SCORE !!!!!
11-15-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks Golden Boy Much appreciated Ride...

Thanks Golden Boy

Much appreciated

Ride / stay safe !!!
11-11-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you Brakes are dia comp I'll...

Thank you

Brakes are dia comp

I'll order the cane creek's!!!

There are 2 different cane creek hoods for dia comp non aero
The difference is the size

Regular model
Forum: For Sale
10-29-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By bikemike73

Nice clean bike !! LOVE the color. Good...

Nice clean bike !!

LOVE the color.

Good Luck with the sale.


In my area this would be a 200.00 bike

Location....Location!!
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!!! And the price was right...

GREAT FIND !!!!

And the price was right !!!!!

Not sure of the value. It depends on location and if the bike is in running condition. These bikes are tanks and , like you said, needs just a...
10-20-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By bikemike73

Great bike !! In VERY NICE condition ...

Great bike !!

In VERY NICE condition

The 70s Schwinn were some of the best bikes EVER MADE !!!!

I have more than a few....... Super Sports....Sports Tourers, Paramount, World Voyageurs...
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By bikemike73

When I see or hear of pricing like this I think...

When I see or hear of pricing like this I think of the Aerosmith song Mama kin.

The line

" he's been dreamin....float n down the stream n losin touch with all that's real"
10-16-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By bikemike73

Divine intervention !!!! You were meant to...

Divine intervention !!!!

You were meant to rescue those bikes !!!!

The before and after pics are great. I had no idea that they were blue color !!!!!!!

It does not get much better than...
10-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By bikemike73

Congrats on your " new" bike !!!!! Looks NEW...

Congrats on your " new" bike !!!!!

Looks NEW !!!!!

Beautiful bike !!

I have the EXACT same bike !!!!

All original with a Bianchi water bottle...
10-02-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By bikemike73

BEAUTIFUL BIKE !!!! Great job on the...

BEAUTIFUL BIKE !!!!


Great job on the resto !!!


Enjoy !!!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By bikemike73

I am lucky enough to own 2 of these bikes !! ...

I am lucky enough to own 2 of these bikes !!

An Orange( in a 9 condition) and a Yellow in an 8 condition.

Pretty rare bike only made one year. 1973

VERY SMOOTH ride .

Grab the bike NOW...
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT PURCHASE !!!!!!! BIKE and tires !! :) ...

GREAT PURCHASE !!!!!!!

BIKE and tires !! :)

I have the Continental tires !!!

I love them !!!!

Just be patient when installing. I got the folded ones in the box.
Replies: 31
Views: 1,631
Posted By bikemike73

Just respond 10 times to this or different...

Just respond 10 times to this or different threads

The reason BF does this is to make sure the person is legit.

Looking forward to the pics as I MYSELF are fortunate enough to have a 1976...
07-30-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SCORE !!!! Looks to be in VERY GOOD...

GREAT SCORE !!!!

Looks to be in VERY GOOD shape !!!

You are correct with prices being on the high side for C&V

BUT the C&V are BETTER bikes !!!!!!!

Congrats again !!!
07-26-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By bikemike73

That bike looks in VERY good shape. You...

That bike looks in VERY good shape.

You cannot win them all !

I am sure....like myself......you are way ahead in the game :) :)

Life is short....enjoy .....................
07-26-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,608
Posted By bikemike73

Great score !!!! I missed out on a...

Great score !!!!

I missed out on a Yellow/Orange Colnago Super 1973.


It was on Ebay located in CA.

There was a BIN price of 999.00/ I asked a few questions, seller was VERY nice. Was...
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By bikemike73

I would just put a zip tie on the cable and...

I would just put a zip tie on the cable and connect to the handlebars.

I would leave the brakes as is...IF when you ride it....they work
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By bikemike73

The spokes have rust on them. Not sure if it's...

The spokes have rust on them. Not sure if it's surface rust or worse.

If you do all ramzilla suggests, (would be what I would do)..... if I was keeping it... or if it was a high end bike

I do...
07-21-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,084
Posted By bikemike73

There are MANY great bikes out there....MANY. ...

There are MANY great bikes out there....MANY.

I LOVE all my bikes and I am lucky enough to own a Colnago Super 1976.

Maybe it's in my head or real.....I cannot even hear it when I shift it is...
06-25-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,396
Posted By bikemike73

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or...

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or Continental from the 70s

Virtually unbreakable !!!!!!!!

These are 10 speeds but he can keep it in one gear.

5th gear is a great all around gear....
04-26-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By bikemike73

Update !! Sprayed PB Blaster 3 to 4 times...

Update !!

Sprayed PB Blaster 3 to 4 times during the day. And , as you can see, wedged it open a little

And sprayed inside the seat tube a lot. Turned the bike upside down and moved the bike...
04-21-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,778
Posted By bikemike73

Selling or buying a bike locally is safer than...

Selling or buying a bike locally is safer than going to the grocery store.

At the store.....you cannot control the crowds


Meeting at an empty parking lot, and being smart, like others above...
04-16-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,925
Posted By bikemike73

Great job !!! That is a keeper !!!!!!

Great job !!!

That is a keeper !!!!!!
04-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By bikemike73

Pouring rain here all day. RIP...... Bill...

Pouring rain here all day.

RIP...... Bill Withers
Thank you for your talented and meaningful songs.....

Love them................................................
04-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,521
Posted By bikemike73

That's one cool bike !!!! Agree.....maybe...

That's one cool bike !!!!

Agree.....maybe get a better fitting kickstand, or adjust the one on there.**********

Just doesn't seem to look " correct"

Looks in GREAT shape as well !!!!
...
03-24-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By bikemike73

Love it when parts are recycled as well as bikes...

Love it when parts are recycled as well as bikes !!!


Thank you for saving these from the scrap heap !!!!
03-19-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,626
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!! And what a job you did fixing...

GREAT FIND !!!

And what a job you did fixing it up !!!!

It just needed a " little" elbow grease and love

Love the color combo

Awesome job !!!!!
03-18-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,744
Posted By bikemike73

You are making the right decision to wait to...

You are making the right decision to wait to build the bike. Like you said....you have a bike to ride.
I know it's exciting to build/ get a bike to refurbish.
I have this passion as well,........ ...
03-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,511
Posted By bikemike73

Boston drivers/....ugh Doesn't surprise me. ...

Boston drivers/....ugh Doesn't surprise me.

Glad you are ok along with your car ...
03-08-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,203
Posted By bikemike73

Many... But my 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow...

Many...

But my 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow Paramount and 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow Sports Tourer :)...
02-28-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By bikemike73

WOW !!! That's some friend !!!!! I...

WOW !!!

That's some friend !!!!!

I would be taking him/her out to dinner !!!!!!!!

Great bike in Excellent condition.

Unbelievable score !!!!!!!!!
02-27-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By bikemike73

Its amazing what people will throw away. I have...

Its amazing what people will throw away. I have seen more than a few bikes outside near the dumpster at my LBS.

Most are walmart cheap store bikes.

BUT I have picked up a few good bikes. One...
01-03-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT pics and story Thank you for sharing...

GREAT pics and story

Thank you for sharing such a rare gift !!!!
12-31-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for all the great tips. I am a...

Thank you for all the great tips.

I am a dope!!!

My friend told me it was stripped...BUT. it was not.

It's a 7mm rare size
Not the usual 6mm

Got a 7mm Allen wrench....removed no problem
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