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01-17-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice find. It look like a long wheelbase touring...

Nice find. It look like a long wheelbase touring bike, which of course it is. There is some rust, but, it looks good overall. It looks like the previous owner was either into Tri racing, training...
01-12-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,351
Posted By Velo Mule

gugie thanks for the part number. This is the...

gugie thanks for the part number. This is the same tubing that I used for shifter cable guides. Bike Forums - Cable Guides (https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1241259-cable-guides.html) That...
01-11-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Velo Mule

My hat is off to Murray for gearing up to make...

My hat is off to Murray for gearing up to make lugged bikes in Tennessee. This is not an easy endeavor for a company that produces at the volumes that they do. I especially like the fork. It...
01-10-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Velo Mule

Awesome. At some point, we (I) would like...

Awesome.

At some point, we (I) would like to see a picture of your World Sport.
01-10-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Velo Mule

That is not the typical Murray frame mitchito . ...

That is not the typical Murray frame mitchito . It has lugs! Nice find. Was this make in China rather than Tennessee or Ohio? Then you added wheels with aluminum hubs and rims and nice fat...
01-10-22, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Velo Mule

Schwinn World's of that era had steel rims. Do...

Schwinn World's of that era had steel rims. Do you have steel rims aaroninternet ? If so, upgrading to a better, aluminum rim wheel set will be a big improvement. You may want to keep an eye on the...
01-07-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Velo Mule

Jagwire makes decent pads in black. They work...

Jagwire makes decent pads in black. They work well on aluminum rims, but I cannot say how they perform on steel/chrome rims.

Jagwire Basic Brake Pads...
01-07-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 335,981
Posted By Velo Mule

1998 Cannondale M400 Mountain

I got this as a frame and crank, then picked up a M700 parts bike and added a few more items that were missing. And laced on new rims. The seat has since been replaced . Cannondale calls the paint...
01-07-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Velo Mule

While I agree with John E on points 1 to 3. Aero...

While I agree with John E on points 1 to 3. Aero brake levers just won't look right on a Schwinn Continental, though. I'll add that Jagwire Ice Grey looks similar to the original Schwinn grey cable...
01-05-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Velo Mule

ClydeClydeson makes an excellent point. Not all...

ClydeClydeson makes an excellent point. Not all flats are from some sharp object on the road coming through the tread. With a Classic or Vintage bike sometimes it is the rim, spoke or spoke hole...
01-05-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Velo Mule

The rims on your Schwinn Continental are fairly...

The rims on your Schwinn Continental are fairly common 27" size BikePower . There are lots of options available. Continental has both the Gatorskin's and the Ride Tour are pretty flat resistant. I...
01-04-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Velo Mule

NOHrD Brooks Leather Racing Saddle

What is a NOHrd Brooks saddle? Some Google research seems to indicate that NOHrd is a fitness equipment company. Are they buying B17 saddles and reselling them to retailers? The picture sure looks...
01-04-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By Velo Mule

That bikes looks great WilliamK1974 . Thanks for...

That bikes looks great WilliamK1974 . Thanks for the link. Yellow was not a popular color so it stands out in two ways. Steel is real refers to the frame, although our 3 speed members may...
01-03-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,959
Posted By Velo Mule

I'm seeing some nice bikes here. I'm going to...

I'm seeing some nice bikes here. I'm going to have to bring this thread down a notch or two. My boss was cleaning out his old house and this was his brother's bike. He asked me if I wanted it. Well a...
01-02-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 533
Posted By Velo Mule

UO-8's are great bikes WilliamK1974 and I would...

UO-8's are great bikes WilliamK1974 and I would also be tempted to upgrade the crank to a more serviceable square taper crank, in fact I did that with an Astra (French) bike that I had. However, if...
01-02-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20,806
Views: 3,720,464
Posted By Velo Mule

These are intended to appeal to bike enthusiasts...

These are intended to appeal to bike enthusiasts with a foot fetish. All shined up these would be pretty sexy.
12-21-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Velo Mule

Interesting piece of information BouleyRE . The...

Interesting piece of information BouleyRE . The Spitfire had the four leaf clover chainring and the Typhoon had the "Mag' chainring. Here is a link to a Schwinn Mag chainring:

Bicycle Heaven Mag...
12-21-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Velo Mule

Thanks rhm . ...

Thanks rhm .

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12-20-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Velo Mule

BouleyRE I went though the 1979 catalog and only...

BouleyRE I went though the 1979 catalog and only found the Spitfire, Typhoon or Heavy Duti for cantilever style frames that year. All three of these models have straight chainguards in the catalog. ...
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Velo Mule

Hi Randy, I had a Trek 1000 a few years ago that...

Hi Randy, I had a Trek 1000 a few years ago that I bought to keep but found that the tire clearance was too limiting, so I decided to sell it. It is a well finished frame and I prefer the model with...
12-20-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Velo Mule

Wow, patience, engineering, building, more...

Wow, patience, engineering, building, more patience. What does the bike look like?

How doe the tool work?
12-19-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,473
Posted By Velo Mule

Aside from the water bottle looking like a bottle...

Aside from the water bottle looking like a bottle of dish detergent, I'm not seeing too much ugly in this. I see that some of the choices are more practical than esthetic. I'm guessing those are...
12-18-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

* This bike is used year round, in all weather...

* This bike is used year round, in all weather and hasn't been cleaned for ~3 years, I lube the chain every now and then, and replace the brake pads when they're worn, other than that nothing has...
Forum: Foo
12-17-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 35,369
Posted By Velo Mule

This year's favorite: I want a Hippopotamus...

This year's favorite:

I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - Lake Street Dive
12-17-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,668
Posted By Velo Mule

Now to a bike that I do like the fade paint on,...

Now to a bike that I do like the fade paint on, my Cannondale M700.
...
12-17-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,668
Posted By Velo Mule

Not my favorate

I am liking thiis thread far more than I would have thought when I first saw the tittle. I was thinking that I might see lots of picture like my Schwinn Traveler below. When new, this probably...
12-16-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,730
Posted By Velo Mule

Hey schwinn hater1 it is a shame about the...

Hey schwinn hater1 it is a shame about the situation that you are in. I know it is hard enough to get 27" tires and bikes with these tires were made in the millions. Tire makers don't have a whole...
12-16-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,730
Posted By Velo Mule

These '90's mountain bikes make great cruisers...

These '90's mountain bikes make great cruisers and "All Arounders". A internally geared hub should work well on your Frontier. What hub are you planning on using?

Pictures. Progress pictures. ...
12-15-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By Velo Mule

At a bike show in 2019, I saw the Alizeti kit. ...

At a bike show in 2019, I saw the Alizeti kit. At first I dismissed it, however, the kit is well thought out and easy to install. It even has traction control. One other thing that I like about...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-14-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By Velo Mule

Good points Andrew R Stewart , I am using lined...

Good points Andrew R Stewart , I am using lined cable and having no problems. It is new cable housing and low friction, lined housing. My thought was to line up the cable guides so that the cable...
12-14-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice Carlton amedias , I like the simplicity of...

Nice Carlton amedias , I like the simplicity of it. I'm with you on low end, but well built and designed frames. I like your mudflaps, especially the rear one by the bottom bracket. That is...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-13-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By Velo Mule

Actually, I would prefer to uses old style cable...

Actually, I would prefer to uses old style cable guides. I was just too cheap to spend the money for them. This is for an old Lampert bicycle that I put a Sturmey Archer AW hub. It is not special...
12-13-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By Velo Mule

I think I have the same Velo Orange bars on my...

I think I have the same Velo Orange bars on my Continental and was wishing that they could be wider. I suppose you could do something similar with Lacrosse balls, but it wouldn't look as good as...
12-13-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,848
Posted By Velo Mule

I like it. It seem like a bit of mix between a...

I like it. It seem like a bit of mix between a English and American with the two bar frame, truss forks and the cross piece on the handlebars. I know those seats don't have much padding and can be...
12-10-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,848
Posted By Velo Mule

My issue with the Astabula fork is that it is...

My issue with the Astabula fork is that it is heavy and doesn't flex, at least the way I would like it to, that is to accommodate small bumps. I think that the thin (Aero, before aero was a thing)...
12-10-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,848
Posted By Velo Mule

SirMike1983 I saw your bike in another classic...

SirMike1983 I saw your bike in another classic forum. Wow, it is in nice shape. I don't know what it looked like when you got it but the chrome and paint looks perfect. I can't wait to see this one...
12-10-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,848
Posted By Velo Mule

Hey dirtman , good observation/diagnosis of the...

Hey dirtman , good observation/diagnosis of the pin backing out of the pinion gear. That could be the cause as described. I have often wondered why these pinion gears weren't brazed in. I already...
12-09-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 50,995
Posted By Velo Mule

1998 Cannondale 400 with mixed parts ...

1998 Cannondale 400 with mixed parts

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Yes, it is matte black.
12-09-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

Hey Dork Disk that Hiawathia looks good. It...

Hey Dork Disk that Hiawathia looks good. It looks like an old Murray built frame, but I don't remember Murray ever painting as pretty a color as this. Perhaps it was during the time that they were...
12-09-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By Velo Mule

I would think that your braking is "machining"...

I would think that your braking is "machining" off the high spots, however, it may be possible that you feel a difference in friction between the anodized part of the rim and the unanodized part at...
12-08-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3...

Here is my vintage 10 speed converted to a IHG 3 speed. I am embarrassed to post a picture among these beauties, but keep in mind that this project in still in it first steps. There will be more to...
12-08-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice setup. Is that a Sturmey-Archer shifter on...

Nice setup. Is that a Sturmey-Archer shifter on the top tube? The bike looks great. The fenders and Stronglight crank are icing on the cake. It looks like you have a coaster brake on the rear 3...
12-08-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,984
Posted By Velo Mule

I like French bikes and was prepared to defend...

I like French bikes and was prepared to defend the French bikes of the '70's that were so popular, however, I also realize that they continue to make excellent bikes and components now. Ok, they are...
12-08-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,984
Posted By Velo Mule

Just ask Hambini what he thinks of French bikes....

Just ask Hambini what he thinks of French bikes. Well, maybe not if you are not ready for the circus of Hambini. Have you seen his videos yet?

Certainly entertaining and he know his stuff. The...
12-08-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Velo Mule

Yep, that is a cool old grocery getter. The...

Yep, that is a cool old grocery getter. The paint looks great with the chrome on the frame. I love the colour. I like the Sturmey Archer three speed set up on that. What shifter is that. From the...
12-07-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Velo Mule

67Carlton it could be a #12-24. This size is...

67Carlton it could be a #12-24. This size is slightly bigger than M5. If you had a hardware store close by, you could bring your bike there and try them or buy two #12-24 screws and see if they fit....
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 12:24 PM
12-02-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By Velo Mule

When I worked in a bike shop, (a long, long time...

When I worked in a bike shop, (a long, long time ago) one afternoon we finished all the repairs so we had some time to talk and get into trouble. We mounted a fork in a Park workstand. In a bike...
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Velo Mule

If you don't have a shed load of parts to use on...

If you don't have a shed load of parts to use on this bike (like me) LostCoastRYDR and you don't want to use it as is, then you might be better off spending your money and efforts on something else. ...
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Velo Mule

The fact that little of the original components...

The fact that little of the original components remain is a good point, but also part of what made Huffy's so short lived is some of those components are lower quality. Often the bearing races are...
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