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12-01-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you!!!! Greatly appreciated!!! ...

Thank you!!!!

Greatly appreciated!!!

Does anyone know who makes these cables for drop bar road bikes, except for jagwire and shimano?

I know these 2 mfg make them
12-01-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16
Posted By bikemike73

What bike(s) would use this Brake cable

Hi,

Got these brake cables and they do not work for my bikes.
I need the "bullet" type end, or shimano end.

Cannot use the barrel shape.

Appreciate any and all help

Thank you
12-01-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By bikemike73

ALL excellent advice.!!! THANK YOU ALL :)

ALL excellent advice.!!!

THANK YOU ALL :)
12-01-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 132
Posted By bikemike73

Cane Creek non aero hoods are $11.00 Just...

Cane Creek non aero hoods are $11.00

Just buy new and keep the current hoods if another bike comes your way.

Or give away as a gift.

I would not drill!!! As above said....it would not be a...
12-01-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all for the very helpful...

Thank you all for the very helpful advice....knowledge

I have a few sram 830 chains

I believe this will fit......minus a link or 2.


Please correct me if I am mistaken
11-30-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 172
Posted By bikemike73

Chain for a 15 speed triple chain ring

Hi,

Would the chain length be the same as a 10 speed ?

I have a Schwinn Super Sport SP 1982.

Appreciate any and all help.

Thank you
11-30-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks Appreciate the many opinions. I...

Thanks

Appreciate the many opinions.

I have bikes on a coated hook and in a stand.

And ..as mentioned above...bike shops hang bikes on one hook. Sometimes for years !!!
11-30-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By bikemike73

Bike storage..which is best..

Just wondering what is best way for bike storage

Hang on hook?

Or upright in a stand?

Not a work stand

Will hanging bikes on hooks do any damage long term?
11-27-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,195
Posted By bikemike73

Bid is up to $212.00 !!!!!!!

Bid is up to $212.00 !!!!!!!
11-26-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bikemike73

Great info again !!! Ordered dia compe 500...

Great info again !!!

Ordered dia compe 500 brakes and dia - compe brake levers as a package deal. $40.00 shipped !!!!!!

I needed one brake lever as the other one is quite bent.

Thanks...
11-26-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1^ randyjawa. I have used this...

Plus 1^ randyjawa.


I have used this method and works great !!!
11-25-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks Appreciate all your knowledge !!! ...

Thanks

Appreciate all your knowledge !!!

Thank you.

Happy and Safe Thanksgiving to all !!
11-24-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bikemike73

It's actually the top of the brake that has...

It's actually the top of the brake that has rusted thru.
you can see in the last pic

I apologize for not making it more clear.

I'll correct now

Appreciate your time
11-24-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By bikemike73

Dia compe GC 500 brakes schwinn super sport SP broken thru at top

Hi

Just wondering if anyone knows what would be comparable to the dia comp GC brakes?

As you can see my rear brake spring is popping thru the top .
brakes are from a 1982 schwinn super sport...
11-22-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By bikemike73

Got it all done!!! dust caps popped out pretty...

Got it all done!!!
dust caps popped out pretty easily
Took a wide flathead screwdriver and lifted gently all around.
New Ball Bearings and grease in the rear and the front wheel.
As I was doing...
11-20-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all.!! And I sent BIKETALES a PM. ...

Thank you all.!!

And I sent BIKETALES a PM.

Thank YOU !!!

The spring would fix my RD !!!!

Greatly Appreciated
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 !!!!!
11-17-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By bikemike73

Ahhhhhh. I thought " cups" because of the outside...

Ahhhhhh. I thought " cups" because of the outside covering.

I do have the cones wrenches as I have done this before, but it has been a while.

So once the axle is out.... the cover.....pops out...
11-17-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By bikemike73

Suntour/Schwinn rear wheels bearing service

Hi

I have a 82 Schwinn Super Sport SP I recently picked up.

Just got the free wheel off today and want to replace/new grease the bearings. It has been a while since I have done this.

I would...
11-16-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By bikemike73

That's VERY interesting way dddd !!!!! ...

That's VERY interesting way dddd !!!!!

Ingenious !!!!!!!! Great to use " body " weight !!!!!

I will keep that in mind.

The crank turns without any " hitches" already. VERY smooth .with no...
11-15-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for all the great replies I'll put...

Thank you for all the great replies
I'll put some PB Blaster in there and see what happens.
the crank moves well.
Fast and smooth.....but I thought since I have the chain rings off..why not...
11-15-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By bikemike73

Sugino AT Bottom Bracket service

Hi,

Just wondering how exactly the pedal arm(s) come off. I have done this for Shimano, but this looks completely different.

I turned the bolt with an Allen wrench but only turns about 1/8. I...
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 !!!
11-13-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By bikemike73

Great ideas Thank you Greatly...

Great ideas

Thank you

Greatly appreciated :)
11-13-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By bikemike73

1982 suntour cyclone Mark 2 rear derailleur issue

Hi

I found out there is no tension on the RD.

The coiled metal circle creating the tension is broken or unattached.

Can this be fixed, or do I need a new derailleur?

Appreciate any and...
11-13-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By bikemike73

1982 suntour cyclone Mark 2 rear derailleur issue

Hi

I found out there is no tension on the RD.

The coiled metal circle creating the tension is broken or unattached.

Can this be fixed, or do I need a new derailleur?

Appreciate any and...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By bikemike73

Terrible wrap job !!!!!! Very sad :( ...

Terrible wrap job !!!!!!

Very sad :( Especially the white " paint" or white something near the hoods !!!
11-12-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By bikemike73

Schwinn 1982 Super Sport SP rear wheel bearings

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone has done any replacement bearings to one of these bikes

I have done ball bearings work before ( once), and was just asking if they are all the same , or different ?...
11-12-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the responses. The bolt...

Thanks again for all the responses.

The bolt to the saddle is frozen...BUT the seat post is out !!!!!!

The bolt loosen a bit and the saddle can adjust forward or backward. I have soaked PB...
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
11-10-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By bikemike73

1982 schwinn super sport SP brake hoods

Hi,

I picked up a 1982 schwinn super sport SP and need new brake hoods.
Does anyone know what replacements would fit ?

Would cane creek fit ?

Appreciate any and all help.

Thank you
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: 14
Views: 963
Posted By bikemike73

BOTH GREAT LOOKING AND RIDING BIKES !!! LOVE...

BOTH GREAT LOOKING AND RIDING BIKES !!!

LOVE the RED !!!!

Enjoy !!!!
Forum: Introductions
10-29-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By bikemike73

Yes....where in Boston ? I am about 20...

Yes....where in Boston ?

I am about 20 minutes north of the city !!:)
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...
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bikemike73

I am a little familiar with this brand. Spalding...

I am a little familiar with this brand. Spalding made basketballs , baseball gloves, etc. Sporting equipment

The bikes were/ are VERY low end.

Donate the bike and save yourself time.
$10.00...
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!! VERY RARE !!! Can you...

GREAT FIND !!!

VERY RARE !!!

Can you take a pic of the head badge up close ?

Where / how did you find this ??
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By bikemike73

you need to post some pics. Yes...you need...

you need to post some pics.

Yes...you need 10 posts to do, but just look and respond to other subjects to get the 10 count.
10-21-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,543
Posted By bikemike73

I am fortunate that all my bikes are in the...

I am fortunate that all my bikes are in the mostly finished cellar on carpet :)

About half are hanging on a bike hook. The others are on the carpet in the basement.

Finally put a dehumidifier...
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...
10-20-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bikemike73

Hey samkl I have a front wheel from a late...

Hey samkl

I have a front wheel from a late 70s Schwinn continental you can have.

27 inch steel wheel.
Not sure of spoke count or if is is double walled

I am located in MA.
I have shipped...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By bikemike73

Great bike !!! As others have said, if its...

Great bike !!!

As others have said, if its your size and you are going to ride it fix it up.

If not...clean and polish and sell to get ready for your next purchase :) :)

Pretty rare bike. I...
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"
Replies: 21
Views: 1,432
Posted By bikemike73

ANY Colnago for 100.00 is a BUY IT NOW !!!! ...

ANY Colnago for 100.00 is a BUY IT NOW !!!!

Unless it is totally destroyed.....


Even then components could be ok
Replies: 21
Views: 1,432
Posted By bikemike73

Plus1^ Ben !!!!!!!!

Plus1^ Ben !!!!!!!!
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...
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