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01-17-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25,615
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Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is an interesting old 3 speed for $40 in...

Here is an interesting old 3 speed for $40 in Athens GA (where Univ of Georgia is located)
It is one of those late sixties/very early seventies models with the large center stick shift.... that...
01-06-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 419
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

MICHELIN PROTEK (32-630) 27 x 1 1/4 is a...

MICHELIN PROTEK (32-630) 27 x 1 1/4 is a great tire for durability and flat resistance.

Be forewarned that the MICHELIN PROTEK is an EXTREMELY HEAVY tire, no joke it is close to 700 grams...
01-01-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Mike: Welcome, and if you aren't already aware...

Mike: Welcome, and if you aren't already aware of another site called " the cabe" ----C.A.B.E.---- (classic antique bicycle exchange), you should also check that out and post both here and there,...
Forum: Foo
12-18-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Exactly 40 years ago: the pay per view at the end...

Exactly 40 years ago: the pay per view at the end of the 1981 US Tour from HAMPTON, VIRGINIA Dec 18th, 1981.
In those days you had to attach the pay per view box(it was the size of a clock...
Forum: Foo
12-12-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 35,376
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT06CBkTkyM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT06CBkTkyM


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85MFpfFzmeA


The two from above are from GLEN CAMPBELL GOODTIME HOUR television show DEC 21, 1969 , Cher & Glen...
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

A half century ago, a classmate of my brother,...

A half century ago, a classmate of my brother, who also lived in the really ancient Techwood dorms, the oldest & worst at GA TECH, was a Troxel. While visiting Atlanta with my girlfriend and two of...
12-11-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

While Iride01 's has offered the most important...

While Iride01 's has offered the most important information that IF THE International Standard BEAD SEAT DIAMETER Number marking IS NOT EXACTLY THE SAME, THAN THE TIRE WILL NOT FIT !!!!!
...
12-11-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,805
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is the ROCKBROS helmet with built in lights...

There is the ROCKBROS helmet with built in lights BUT THOUGH THE DESIGN IS NICE AND CLEANLY INTEGRATED, THE PRACTICAL FUNCTIONALITY OF THE AVAILABLE FORWARD BEAM OF THE HEADLIGHT PROBABLY IS NOT...
12-10-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,417
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Zefal-Pulse-Universal-W...

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Zefal-Pulse-Universal-Water-Bottle-Bike-Cage-Multi-Position-Black/239504228

https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/d/b40069430/

Bottles & Cages ? Zfal USA...
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the...

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the handlebar grips.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/255243626407
That is just a random example of one of those then popular Western Auto "western flyer"...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast...

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast on South African Television which was both a great show with a near perfect live Stereo sound mix.
---------FEB 25, 1995 Ellis Park Stadium,...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 711
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HONDO: Here is a famous toober, midimanOz...

HONDO:
Here is a famous toober, midimanOz , or something like that, who takes one AUDIENCE STEREO AUDIO RECORDING of the entire show and THEN HE SPENDS A WEEK EDITING & COMBINING...
12-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,027
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey 76: There are hundreds of ancient SEARS...

Hey 76:
There are hundreds of ancient SEARS catalogs digitally scanned and archived online where you can at no charge fip through and view them.

THIS SITE HAS A GOOD NUMBER OF Sears, Monkey...
12-05-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The...

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The Rain" when this issue was first out. I think my only thoughts at that time seeing that photograph 50 years ago was that if you did that in much...
12-02-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,987
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps,...

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps, sharks, plenty of large poisonous snakes, and more than a few looney tune half-wit humans, is probably more attractive than California where the...
12-01-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-res...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-restoring-paint.200259/

There is a cat named HARPO on the C.A.B.E. that is the best that I have ever seen at cleaning up bicycles. He has...
11-23-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,039
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are a large number of people (that are...

There are a large number of people (that are involved in sportcar-racing, vintage racing, SCCA various classes, motorcyclists, drag racers, and circle dirt track racers)
that do in fact immediately...
11-23-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 698
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik...

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik classic bar tape! I think you'll find it hard to better that Honey colored tape with your particular UNIVEGA Gran Turismo's classic looking rich & deep,...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 711
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , ...

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , KEITH, MICK, WOODY, CHUCK, DARRYL, STEVE & 50,000 OTHERS' ROCK N ROLL IN AUSTIN "
18 songs Saturday NOV 20th, 2021 AUSTIN TEXAS
...
Forum: Foo
11-20-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his...

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his interesting and most logical explanations seem perfect about 98.36% of the time, but DIRTY WORK was a horrible album, worse than Undercover. Too Rude...
11-13-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, ...

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, there are so many machine shops because racing is a super popular weekend hobby for a lot of people. Machine shops typically build / rebuild, etc ...
11-12-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25,615
Views: 3,358,419
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. ...

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. If the thieves know anything about the types of bicycles that they stole, you should definitely monitor both Ebay and the C.A.B.E. . Typical...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-11-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,855
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your creativity and engineering are just off the...

Your creativity and engineering are just off the charts. Just brilliant!! Incredible job!
11-10-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,216
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I-like -to-bike- said it the best! ...

I-like -to-bike- said it the best!

rsbob: well, you felt pretty safe at 25 UNTIL YOU PROBABLY THOUGH THAT YOU MIGHT BE A STATISTIC.


I don't know if yall are old enough to remember...
10-31-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 596
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Cool looking green bike! Here is an...

Cool looking green bike!

Here is an inexpensive source for the nearest sized NEW reflector that is a replacement for the original.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/333766374933

The integral stud has...
10-20-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,640
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Zandoval has excellent advice. The Federal...

Zandoval has excellent advice. The Federal SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) has retired & active CPA's & attorneys who volunteer their time towards helping folks navigate the smoothest path to...
10-20-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.ebay.com/itm/400821316910 That...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/400821316910

That item is 9 1/2 INCHES X 8 1/2 INCHES X 16 1/2 INCHES

It is only $18 with FREE SHIPPING.

I am certain that you can find...
10-16-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,017
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Grant is not correct about the simple old style...

Grant is not correct about the simple old style side pull caliper brakes that are featured on the Kent GENESIS SABER / Kent GMC DENALI 700C 21 speed bicycles.
Properly adjusted, they do stop the...
10-11-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Since the original poster is located in Stockholm...

Since the original poster is located in Stockholm Sweden, he may not be familiar with rogue American criminals who use FOR SALE ads on Craiglist and other for sale ads to lure folks with cash to a...
10-09-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The INBIKE IC-321 Wireless is the Best one that...

The INBIKE IC-321 Wireless is the Best one that you can find.

I am going to tell you how to BEST ATTACH this SPEEDOMETER onto any Vintage or Ancient bike with a Blade or Narrow Fork.
This is also...
10-08-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,017
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

WALMART's BEST may very well be the 31 pound GMC...

WALMART's BEST may very well be the 31 pound GMC DENALI 700C 21 speed bicycle that they sold so many of. This Kent bicycle is currently in production today as the GENESIS SABER. It is the...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is a Pacific Cycle product of the past five...

It is a Pacific Cycle product of the past five years. It is a $199 Target bike.
Other than that, the fenders will rust, and the plastic pedals aren't durable, and the fact that it is only available...
09-29-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I agree with look566 rider! Here is my...

I agree with look566 rider!

Here is my opinion on License decals and Bicycle Shop stickers: " IF THEY HAVE BEEN ON THE BICYCLE FOR A DECADE, THEY SHOULD REMAIN,
AND IF THEY HAVE BEEN ON FOR...
09-25-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 979
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is an oldie but goodie, SEE Post #15 from...

Here is an oldie but goodie, SEE Post #15 from the legendary SCOOPER on 08-28-09 in the link below. SEE Post #20 from SCOOPER also.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/474575-21-1-stem.html
09-15-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,875
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'm glad that you, now at your age, have...

I'm glad that you, now at your age, have reclaimed such a "trick" skill of your youth. Now, don't do it again.
Seriously, it is a totally dumbass move!!!
If you decide to continue this...
09-12-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,650
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

ERIC CLAPTON Stockholm Sweden MARCH 1985 bootleg...

ERIC CLAPTON Stockholm Sweden MARCH 1985 bootleg cd , Song: .....Steppin Out, ........ with SHAUN MURPHY lead vocals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdW1wH2B84E
09-11-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Super Sport would have had aluminum 27"...

The Super Sport would have had aluminum 27" (630mm ) wheels and center pull brakes like the Continental.
(the Continental and the Suburban have the same electroforged frame as the Varsity , EXCEPT...
09-10-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,757
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HERE ARE JUST A FEW VERY INEXPENSIVE UPGRADES...

HERE ARE JUST A FEW VERY INEXPENSIVE UPGRADES THAT WILL BE GREAT AFTER YOU REMOVE THE Gmc Denali DECALS:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224058379851?hash=item342aeb8e4b:g:ZMUAAOSw4CRe9aKR
...
09-10-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,875
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The 1965 year model marks the last offering...

The 1965 year model marks the last offering of the SCHWINN AMERICAN, which was an ordinary bicycle that I seem to recall was introduced in the Fifties, in response to those few that wanted...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Just as JAXGTR mentioned with using Dollar Bills,...

Just as JAXGTR mentioned with using Dollar Bills, ......do not forget that those TYVEK (R) material Envelopes will work exremely well also. It can be material from a used envelope or a new one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is thought for an oddball MacGyver-ed ...

Here is thought for an oddball MacGyver-ed solution:

There is a $0.97 PenGear brand 8.75" x 4.25" "flat" old-timey, polyester cloth zippered Pencil Case (it comes in a choice of least four...
08-28-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,759
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Question: AT WHAT POINT DO YOU GIVE UP ON DROP...

Question: AT WHAT POINT DO YOU GIVE UP ON DROP BARS?

Whenever you want to !

This is not the same as it would be as if you resigned as President of The United States, --OR-- as when you are...
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,358
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I make it a point to speak with neighbors who are...

I make it a point to speak with neighbors who are attempting something risky themselves. I know that perhaps some might think that I'm an A hole for asking them if they know what the hell that they...
Forum: Foo
08-24-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,154
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SATISFACTION recorded Live at DEATH VALLEY...

SATISFACTION recorded Live at DEATH VALLEY STADIUM, CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA on Sunday NOVEMBER 26th, 1989

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duhRLaZwYf4
...
08-22-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://sfist.com/2021/07/03/minimum-wage-just-wen...

https://sfist.com/2021/07/03/minimum-wage-just-went-up-in-san-francisco-but-is-it-enough/

You should consider setting your sights higher. I do get it that you love working with bicycles, but...
08-21-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ride it. It will just be an ordinary bicycle with...

Ride it. It will just be an ordinary bicycle with no collector value to those folks in your area that might see it on Craigs, Facebook mkt place, or at your garage sale.
There are a few c.a.b.e....
Forum: Foo
08-18-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,256
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Speaking of technology, well vinyl is a massive...

Speaking of technology, well vinyl is a massive step backwards. The S/N ratio is awful compared to quality cassette decks from 1980 and later, as well as R2R, minidisc, cd, dvd, and hi-md and...
08-14-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You do great work. Very creative , your...

You do great work. Very creative , your color choices are outstanding

I have never understood the fascination that so many people had sixty plus years ago with those dang "helper" springer...
07-24-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,321
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You need to evaluate the gearing that you...

You need to evaluate the gearing that you currently have on your bicycle.
If you do not fully understand the simple relationship that "GEARING" provides, you have little chance in getting it right...
07-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,641
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Generally, running/jogging is harder. (with...

Generally, running/jogging is harder. (with the loose definition of harder here--- as being more difficult & somewhat abusive and brutal on the joints from the constant pounding)

Someone over...
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