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07-20-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 180
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Posted By Oldsledz

The name I use on all web sites, I collect old...

The name I use on all web sites, I collect old snowmobiles.https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1219x914/1209181330a_film4_f964408f5b55e171cef76aacae0ad2cfe3c50fa5.jpg
07-18-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 64,039
Posted By Oldsledz

1973...

1973 Schwinnhttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/0_49_4561cd198bbb6dc862ead4bba6a2f5a0007faf88.jpg
07-01-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Oldsledz

How about a Kia, made in Korea pretty much a...

How about a Kia, made in Korea pretty much a POShttps://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1236x927/0_69_28b53ec0cef3a2de9028222d4883aa362bf8ba81.jpg
06-10-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21,013
Views: 2,028,507
Posted By Oldsledz

I got this Hawthorne Hercules about a month ago,...

I got this Hawthorne Hercules about a month ago, the hub is dated 10 of 62 , I don't see any bikes with the Hercules name with this style chain guard did they mix in Raleigh parts on some...
06-09-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I done my first metric century ever on this Huffy...

I done my first metric century ever on this Huffy today. The weather forecast called for rain at 4:00pm but it came at 1:15 so I was soaked by the time I got home. Other than that it was a...
06-09-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I got this Huffy Concours Professional a few...

I got this Huffy Concours Professional a few weeks ago at a yard sale for 5.00. I started cleaning it up and greasing the wheel bearings last week, I still need to do the crank and head set. ...
06-09-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Up date on my Fuji. I bought the bike in a...

Up date on my Fuji. I bought the bike in a package deal along with 4 others for 25.00 from a guy that runs the township recycling and trash compactor site. The other bikes were a Marukin....
06-08-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By Oldsledz

I posted a photo of my Huffy Concours...

I posted a photo of my Huffy Concours Professional a couple weeks ago, here is another photo of it after some cleaning and new tires. and a photo of my 1963 Hawthorn...
06-07-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is an update on my clunkers. I road some...

Here is an update on my clunkers. I road some trails last Sunday to complete the 100 km, I am now at 102.78 km or 63.87 miles. I bought the bike in a package deal along with 4 others for 25.00...
06-01-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I put a few more miles on my HardRock sport last...

I put a few more miles on my HardRock sport last night and tonight, I am at 58.55 miles now, I want to get one more ride on the trails to get over the 100km mark. I had my 2 year old Grandson...
05-29-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I was out on my Specialized HardRock sport...

I was out on my Specialized HardRock sport tonight, went 17.7 mile , I now have 47.92 miles on the bike. 5 miles of tonights ride was dirt roads the rest paved riding through woods and farm...
05-27-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I set out on a ride to surpass the 100 K mark,...

I set out on a ride to surpass the 100 K mark, but 3.5 miles into the ride my wife called me with an emergency at home , so I turned around and went home,. I road 7.67 miles today , so I am now...
05-27-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is another clunker I have been working on...

Here is another clunker I have been working on and riding, I am late posting most of the miles are on it now. I got the bike from a bicycle bone yard along with 4 other bikes for 25.00 I...
05-26-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,348
Posted By Oldsledz

I got one of these bikes about a month ago at a...

I got one of these bikes about a month ago at a yard sale. I see the reflectors on mine are round and has them in the wheels. Here are some photos, if anyone wants to see photos of any other...
05-26-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By Oldsledz

Huffy Concours...

Huffy Concours Professionalhttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1153x865/0_56_9c8cc4b065705f1d3eb8106a342df2d32068fdbe.jpg
Huffy Concours Professional
05-25-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Last Saturday I made a 15 mile ride to a Gas...

Last Saturday I made a 15 mile ride to a Gas station/store that closed down in the 1970s it was pretty out dated when it closed. I thought it would be a good place for some photos of my 1972...
05-23-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Oldsledz

Shifter lube

What should I use to clean and lube this type of shifter? I have cleaned and lubed it with a few different products, it shifts good for a days then stops working after that. Or do I just need...
05-23-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 325,326
Posted By Oldsledz

Are these Mixtes...

Are these Mixtes .https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1153x865/0_46_8f3c70a3729137845bc6ffd04dfaa7525dbd79d3.jpg
05-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 325,326
Posted By Oldsledz

I have 2 of them the blue one is a Concord Mixtee...

I have 2 of them the blue one is a Concord Mixtee the silver on is a Motobecane I think a 1976 Super...
05-18-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21,013
Views: 2,028,507
Posted By Oldsledz

I made the 15 mile round trip to the gas station...

I made the 15 mile round trip to the gas station today on my 1972 Raleigh Sports, I was a little late getting there I think they closed about the time this bike was...
05-15-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is a update on 2 of my clunkers. I am up...

Here is a update on 2 of my clunkers. I am up to 56.68 miles on the 1972 Raleigh sports. I have been putting Saddle soap on the weathered Brooks saddle, it is looking better but I don't know...
05-12-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Oldsledz

Is this a Cannondale?

Can anyone tell me if this bike is a Cannondale ? also what model ? It looks like someone took all the paint off of it, I have not found a serial...
05-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I have been on 4 rides in the last few days on my...

I have been on 4 rides in the last few days on my Raleigh Sports 3 speed, for a total of 41.7 miles. The bike has made it with no...
05-04-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,269
Posted By Oldsledz

I got this 1985 Fuji Allegro cheap at a yard sale...

I got this 1985 Fuji Allegro cheap at a yard sale today, I knew it was too tall for me but got it anyway thinking I would ride it for a while then sell it. This was my first time on a 25 inch...
05-03-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

We finely had some decent weather for a ride...

We finely had some decent weather for a ride today, after work this afternoon I put 11 miles on my Raleigh Sports. I hope to get some more riding this...
05-02-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,269
Posted By Oldsledz

3...

3 bluehttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1241x931/0_83_7e85c52453356c59a7a4796355814c45aba3212b.jpg...
04-30-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is what I done tonight. I got all of the...

Here is what I done tonight. I got all of the chrome looking good and cleaned the tires. Now I need a dry day to get some miles...
04-30-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I am going to enter another bike. It is a 1972...

I am going to enter another bike. It is a 1972 Raleigh Sports 3 speed. It came from the same bone yard i got my other challenge bikes from, I paid 5.00 for it. It has been sitting outside a...
04-29-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I worked on and road my Specialized hardrock...

I worked on and road my Specialized hardrock sport yesterday. I Greased the crank and headset, that is the last things I needed to do to the bike. I road 11.92 miles most of it on gravel and...
04-26-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21,013
Views: 2,028,507
Posted By Oldsledz

I picked up 2 old 3 speeds in the last week. The...

I picked up 2 old 3 speeds in the last week. The white one is a 1972 Raleigh Sports the black one is a Hawthorne Hercules the date on the hub is Oct....
04-26-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I put 13.32 miles on my Motobecane yesterday that...

I put 13.32 miles on my Motobecane yesterday that give me a total of 65.68 miles or 105.70 Km For cost I got the bike as part of a package deal from a man that runs a recycling and trash compactor...
04-25-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,624
Posted By Oldsledz

I got this one tonight, looks like it is the low...

I got this one tonight, looks like it is the low end model , anyone know what year it is? Will the serial number tell the year. I have not found one on the net that is white with blue...
04-22-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21,013
Views: 2,028,507
Posted By Oldsledz

Will it be ok with 23? are they a common size...

Will it be ok with 23? are they a common size that a bike shop would stock? I am all set now, I found some the same size in a parts bike.
04-22-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21,013
Views: 2,028,507
Posted By Oldsledz

I am trying to lube the head tube bearings on a...

I am trying to lube the head tube bearings on a 1972 Raleigh Sports, some of the bearing dropped, can anyone tell me how many I should have? Thanks
04-21-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Ride photos City Forest Midland...

Ride photos City Forest Midland Michigan.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/0421191029_film4_8f95cbe9227a98652d33c02cb3c9548c052e9abc.jpg
Rest time....
04-21-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is what I have done on my Hardrock Sport the...

Here is what I have done on my Hardrock Sport the last couple days. replaced the inner brake cable. I used the seat post from my Markin parts bike, it was a little small so I made a shim out of a...
04-21-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

Here is a update on my Motobecane. I lubed the...

Here is a update on my Motobecane. I lubed the fork bearings, I think that was the last thing I needed to do. Saturday I road 25.49 miles and 14.80 on Sunday. That give me a total of 52.80...
04-18-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I worked on my Motobecane both last night and...

I worked on my Motobecane both last night and tonight. Last night I greased the back wheel bearings and put on the tire from the Markin. Tonight I greased one side of the crank bearings, I need...
04-17-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I now have a bike to get into the challenge with...

I now have a bike to get into the challenge with actually 3. I stopped by Friday to talk to a guy with about 300 bikes and a lot of other stuff out behind a auto repair shop that he owns. ...
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Oldsledz

Raleigh 3 speed with Brooks saddle

I can get this Ralieigh 3 speed pretty cheap, it has been sitting outside for a few years. Is the Brooks saddle original to the bike? Can you buy new leather for the seat? is the seat worth...
04-11-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 87,928
Posted By Oldsledz

Panasonichttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.n...

Panasonichttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1182x886/panasonic_b38b514a2567696dab43753e3656e238720e0c99.jpg
Sport-LX
04-11-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 343,144
Posted By Oldsledz

Trek...

Trek 930https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/668x891/trek_930_a3d477e79d9d8ca1236fb5748ff32c7cec095c99.jpg

Trek 930 Singletrack
04-11-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,172
Posted By Oldsledz

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1228x921/0_44_4e8d931f381e1a8b35c1d220195305dad92a12da.jpg
1l973 Schwinns
04-10-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Oldsledz

I have never been on a organized ride this looks...

I have never been on a organized ride this looks like it would be a good one to try.
04-10-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,869
Posted By Oldsledz

I am still looking for a bike for the challenge. ...

I am still looking for a bike for the challenge. I looked a 3 that will work nothing high end and they are rough the owner was not home so I couldn't make a deal. They were a Fuji Absolute,...
04-10-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13,862
Views: 1,231,781
Posted By Oldsledz

Short ride today kind of cold so I stayed close...

Short ride today kind of cold so I stayed close to home, snow on the way tonight and tomorrow.
Forum: Introductions
04-08-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Oldsledz

Hello from Mid Michigan

I have been riding off and on for most of my 59 years. Last summer I started messing with bikes from the 70s to early 90s. I have been doing a lot of reading on hear and learning a lot.
04-08-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13,862
Views: 1,231,781
Posted By Oldsledz

Short 8.5 mile ride after work, I need to get to...

Short 8.5 mile ride after work, I need to get to 10 post so I can post photos. Cliff
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Oldsledz

They edited their original post to add the part...

They edited their original post to add the part about florida after your first post.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Oldsledz

I assume you are flying to Michigan? I may be...

I assume you are flying to Michigan? I may be cheaper to rent bikes once you get to the island.
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