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08-05-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By tjfastback66

Yes, they were not a matching wheelset. I have a...

Yes, they were not a matching wheelset. I have a number of wheelset pairs with which to swap out. The original idea was to clean this wheelset up and give it a try.
I generally am a purist...
08-04-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By tjfastback66

Change is good! I get that - but want...

Change is good!



I get that - but want to judge for myself and follow thru with it..



that is what my "fresh canvas" was to start with $80 Craigs find:
08-02-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,165
Views: 966,831
Posted By tjfastback66

no bike - just the '66 ...

no bike - just the '66
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08-02-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By tjfastback66

Shimano Biopace crankset - Schwinn High Sierra

Greetings All -
Thinking of changing out the Shimano Biopace crankset on our Schwinn High Sierra.
Reading some news that this was a failed product - and wanting to put on something that would be...
08-02-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

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Sunny Saint Cloud out for "work" related meeting...
07-24-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,727
Views: 996,659
Posted By tjfastback66

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1981 Univega Specialissima
07-24-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 833,356
Posted By tjfastback66

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1981 Univega
07-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

Beautiful day for a ride today in central...

Beautiful day for a ride today in central Minnesota!

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07-07-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By tjfastback66

Now that I have had a chance to ride this one,...

Now that I have had a chance to ride this one, this is by far my favorite bike to ride since I completed the restoration a couple of months ago. Perhaps it also sheds some light on this similar frame...
06-28-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26,275
Views: 3,778,267
Posted By tjfastback66

Thank you Mirfi ! Actually this bike came...

Thank you Mirfi !

Actually this bike came with the handlebar/stem combo but there was a lot of crust and rust over most parts.
Here is what it looked like prior to disassembly.
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06-27-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26,275
Views: 3,778,267
Posted By tjfastback66

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at...

1970 Raleigh Twenty folding bicycle. Bought it at a car swap meet last August for $35, and it was in rough shape.

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06-23-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 833,356
Posted By tjfastback66

Freshly restored 1981 Univega Specialissima...

Freshly restored 1981 Univega Specialissima terrific ride.

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Yep I know the...
06-23-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

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06-23-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By tjfastback66

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1983 Raleigh Prestige Grand Sport...
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06-16-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,541
Views: 517,526
Posted By tjfastback66

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Lockheed Martin F-35
06-14-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 2,627,928
Posted By tjfastback66

Craig's find Today: 1987 Schwinn High Sierra,...

Craig's find Today: 1987 Schwinn High Sierra, Original Owner - Black Chrome Frame came with the original owners manual.
This one is for my Bride to ride, but it will need a good cleaning.

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06-13-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,684
Views: 857,686
Posted By tjfastback66

I have a problem... ...

I have a problem...
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06-13-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,541
Views: 517,526
Posted By tjfastback66

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'29 Ford Model A Snowmobile
06-13-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 597,895
Posted By tjfastback66

Meet Frank the Centurion - the tall, summer...

Meet Frank the Centurion - the tall, summer upright project.

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06-11-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 455,794
Posted By tjfastback66

I think that this will be my next Winter project...

I think that this will be my next Winter project but the seat post is Frozen!
Sprayed some PB Blaster on that area this morning so will see if that does the trick.
1978 23.5" Raleigh Super Course -...
06-09-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,615
Posted By tjfastback66

Experimenting with upright for my Bride (or Me if...

Experimenting with upright for my Bride (or Me if she does not like the setup).
Not settled in on components yet either.
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05-31-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,999
Posted By tjfastback66

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05-25-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,126
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Posted By tjfastback66

Hello All Super Course fans - Since the cotter...

Hello All Super Course fans - Since the cotter pin BB was a Royal PIA and needed to be drilled out, I decided to go with a FRESH Rebuild of this 1973 Super Course.
I really love what some have done...
05-23-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By tjfastback66

End of the driveway with a "FREE" sign!

Yesterday just a block from our home I came upon this at the end of our neighbor's house with a "FREE" sign next to it!
So I tossed it into the pickup and brought her home!
Needs a seat post and...
05-23-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 546,182
Posted By tjfastback66

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My 10 month project is nearly complete. The saddle needs to go!
05-18-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 455,794
Posted By tjfastback66

Hello Mr. Local! Just got it this morning, but I...

Hello Mr. Local! Just got it this morning, but I usually focus in on 25" frame size bicycles - this one is 23" I think. I am 6'2" so this might be a bit small for me personally. Not so sure if I will...
05-16-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,236
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah I did that drill and wire wheel with this...

Yeah I did that drill and wire wheel with this one - I have to say they turned out fantastic!
05-16-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,236
Posted By tjfastback66

I decided to clean up the original spokes and the...

I decided to clean up the original spokes and the Univega is all set to roll !
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04-29-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By tjfastback66

Suntour Cyclone or Superbe Pro - Univega Resto

I was hoping to ride the nearly complete Univega Specialissima this weekend but ran into a front derailleur issue with the OEM Suntour Cyclone.
It seems that the hinge has broken, and I am wondering...
04-28-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

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Naples FL - April Sunset
04-18-22, 11:43 AM
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Posted By tjfastback66

Jessie... always fetching! ...

Jessie... always fetching!

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03-19-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

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50 some degrees in Minnesota today, First ride of the season. GOODBYE WINTER!
03-19-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 111,753
Posted By tjfastback66

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First ride of the year, It has been a long winter!
03-02-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,831
Posted By tjfastback66

All Lovely Bicycles! Just an observation: In...

All Lovely Bicycles!
Just an observation: In your opinion are the mid 1980's Raleigh consumer bicycles made in Japan considered to be British?
I only ask because I have a few...
Here is my...
03-01-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By tjfastback66

Hey Thank you for sharing all of these ideas!...

Hey Thank you for sharing all of these ideas! Very well done.
Ultimately I might shelve these MKS Esquartz as the toe clip is more or less propriety because of the single fastener design on the...
03-01-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By tjfastback66

Nothing special for shoes and the only thing that...

Nothing special for shoes and the only thing that I came up with is to remove the toe clips and that is okay for me. I mean I am not racing around like I use to... LOL
Beautiful pedals but they are...
02-21-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 546,182
Posted By tjfastback66

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someday in spring I hope to rider 'er!
02-21-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,244
Posted By tjfastback66

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SLOWLY! but I like the wall art!
02-18-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 710,642
Posted By tjfastback66

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Devils Tower
02-03-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 48,677
Posted By tjfastback66

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Raleigh Grand Prix
01-17-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 833,356
Posted By tjfastback66

I have a 1983 Raleigh Prestige Grand Sport that I...

I have a 1983 Raleigh Prestige Grand Sport that I bought new at a bike shop that I worked at back in the day.
My preferred ride is one step below - 1983 Raleigh Competition that I found on Craig's...
01-03-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,931
Posted By tjfastback66

Had it - Sold it - now regret it! ...

Had it - Sold it - now regret it!

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01-03-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 546,182
Posted By tjfastback66

Local Craig's find now a winter project. Nice...

Local Craig's find now a winter project. Nice frame but it does have some road rash!
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12-28-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,987
Posted By tjfastback66

Great statement - my Dad is 82 and he is in great...

Great statement - my Dad is 82 and he is in great shape and really to me seems like he is in his mid 60's.
Bottom line is you got to keep moving!
12-28-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,069
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah - I have 5 bikes and yeah I don't ride too...

Yeah - I have 5 bikes and yeah I don't ride too much! I really do like to wrench and really love to restore what I have acquired so far. NO I do not ride in the rain! But I do like to rotate what I...
12-28-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 44,856
Posted By tjfastback66

Eleanor - ready for boating fun! ...

Eleanor - ready for boating fun!

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12-21-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,931
Posted By tjfastback66

No Duct tape here! ...

No Duct tape here!

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12-17-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,236
Posted By tjfastback66

Yep - I stand corrected 4 cross. Thank You!

Yep - I stand corrected 4 cross.
Thank You!
12-12-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 597,895
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah I am not so sure that I originally was fond...

Yeah I am not so sure that I originally was fond of the red tape - but it is growing on me!
Yes Grand Compe -

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12-11-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5,229
Views: 597,895
Posted By tjfastback66

Wrenching on the '81 UNIVEGA Specialissima - the...

Wrenching on the '81 UNIVEGA Specialissima - the BB had not been touched since the day it rolled off when it was produced. Nice components and should be a great winter project....
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