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06-15-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By badger_biker

Coolest thing I remember about that tandem is...

Coolest thing I remember about that tandem is that the bottom connecting tube had a filler cap on top and a pet cock underneath so it could be used to store camp stove fuel. I thought that was such a...
06-14-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By badger_biker

You never know the connections on these forums! ...

You never know the connections on these forums! Someone I worked with in a landscaping company and his brother wanted to purchase the remains of The Village Pedaler in RF and asked if I was...
06-13-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By badger_biker

I was the jack of all trades including mechanic...

I was the jack of all trades including mechanic in a small town shop in 1984. Sold mostly Bridgestone with some Gitane, Motobecane and Kuwahara. The shop tried to empathize touring bikes and...
06-08-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By badger_biker

I donít have a clamp but I have a set of levers...

I donít have a clamp but I have a set of levers with all the spacers, washers and locking screws. These were on a bike with brazed on bosses but not original to that bike.
06-07-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By badger_biker

Iíve had my 84 400 since new and yes if yours is...

Iíve had my 84 400 since new and yes if yours is still original it will have a 6 speed freewheel. Good luck on your project and welcome. As mentioned there are plenty of Bridgestone fans here that...
06-07-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 826
Posted By badger_biker

Itís been a few years since I visited but itís in...

Itís been a few years since I visited but itís in Waterloo WI and worth the visit to see where your 520 came together.
05-19-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By badger_biker

Suntour VX Short cage RD - Sold

Suntour VX Short cage RD - Sold
05-18-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By badger_biker

I did the 30 days of biking challenge for April...

I did the 30 days of biking challenge for April and just working to get a ride in every day in Wisconsin weather kept me enthused but now Iíve also hit a wall with my routes. I think Iíll have to...
04-26-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By badger_biker

PM sent

PM sent
04-26-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By badger_biker

It should be gold and shiny at that price😊 ...

It should be gold and shiny at that price😊

Not a great picture but this is what Iím looking for. I had it on a Voyageur I sold but that one was a different diameter. I still have the Brompton...
04-25-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By badger_biker

WTB 27.2 straight fluted seat post

Iím looking for a straight 27.2 road seat post with no clamp on the top. Just a taper to a smaller diameter. Preferably flutted and with a cap on the top.
04-24-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By badger_biker

Maybe Iím wrong but I read it as day 50 which is...

Maybe Iím wrong but I read it as day 50 which is February 19. Still have to wait tho.
04-22-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By badger_biker

My Cimarronís date is 2 days before my Voyageur...

My Cimarronís date is 2 days before my Voyageur but I had surgery on my finger Monday so didnít take it out. So today I made up for it and rode it for a celebration beer.
...
04-21-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By badger_biker

Not that Iím aware of.

Not that Iím aware of.
04-21-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By badger_biker

Celebrate your Schwinn’s special day

However you refer to the date stamp on you Schwinnís head badge (build date, birthday, creation date....) I think it deserves annual recognition.
My 1986 Voyageur is stamped 1116 so 4/21 is day 111...
04-19-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By badger_biker

Update and bump. Shimano Z408 friction DT...

Update and bump.
Shimano Z408 friction DT levers - Sold
04-05-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks! Now they make sense.

Thanks! Now they make sense.
04-04-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By badger_biker

Cannondale SN question

Maybe Dr Cannondale rccardr will come out of his laboratory to answer this. I have a 1990 ST 400 and there is a similar one on the big auction site now listed as the same year. The auction lists...
04-04-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,435
Posted By badger_biker

I can't believe this hasn't been snapped up yet. ...

I can't believe this hasn't been snapped up yet. Very good price on a great bike. Just took my 86 for a ride today and I love that bike.
04-04-21, 07:58 AM
04-01-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 26,729
Posted By badger_biker

I guess I'd have to say green is my favorite bike...

I guess I'd have to say green is my favorite bike color:)
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1984 Specialized...
03-30-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By badger_biker

Bump and some pictures since the link may not...

Bump and some pictures since the link may not display all photos for everyone. Unfortunately shipping is a big part so if youíre interested in multiple items I can give a better deal.
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Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,670
Posted By badger_biker

I searched for a hybrid for touring a number of...

I searched for a hybrid for touring a number of years ago and there werenít a lot with front fork rack mounts. I eventually found a Univega Via Carisma that had them and I liked it. Just another...
Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,425
Posted By badger_biker

I also like my Keen sandals very much. I happened...

I also like my Keen sandals very much. I happened on a close out sale a couple years ago and one of the 2 pairs luckily was my size. I prefer the boxed toe style and itís too bad they were...
03-24-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By badger_biker

Beautiful matching colors on the Brooks items and...

Beautiful matching colors on the Brooks items and those levers are so sweet. Pretty close to perfect in my book but I find bar cons much more user friendly at my age😊
03-23-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By badger_biker

I figured I should update this thread for anyone...

I figured I should update this thread for anyone else trying to do this in the future. I went to a bike co-op and and the mechanic had me in and out in about 10 minutes with a new Tiagra 4500 9 speed...
03-22-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By badger_biker

Maiden voyage a success

I finally got my 86 on the road for the first time and I couldnít be happier. A nice smooth and quiet 28 mile cruise. I wasnít sure how the T Bone stem would work out but it turned out to be a great...
03-19-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks all for the great info. I hadnít seen the...

Thanks all for the great info. I hadnít seen the video and Iím a little confused by it stating that UG and HG arenít compatible and need to be disassembled and parts swapped yet a couple FH on the...
03-19-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By badger_biker

Yes itís currently a 6/7 and I want to convert to...

Yes itís currently a 6/7 and I want to convert to 9.
03-19-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By badger_biker

Shimano 105 free hub replacement question

I have an older Shimano 105 rear wheel with a 135mm rear axle tip to tip. The hub seal has an ID of FH-1050. I want to find a 9 speed hyper glide free hub for it and don’t know how to identity it by...
03-18-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By badger_biker

We made the choice today and brought home the...

We made the choice today and brought home the Gazelle. Tough call to spend the extra money but the higher level Bosch Performance motor, 375 vs 500 watt battery and all the accessories part of the...
03-18-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By badger_biker

I prefer aero but I had this nice pair of GC...

I prefer aero but I had this nice pair of GC levers I just had to use since they were OEM. The wheels with the cartridge bearings came from another 86 I had in the past.
03-17-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By badger_biker

I have the Blackburn Custom lowriders and didnít...

I have the Blackburn Custom lowriders and didnít have any issues with them on a Cannondale and my 87 Voyageur but on my Specialized Expedition they seemed a little less stable so I think the bike has...
03-17-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks. It was fun to build and thanks again for...

Thanks. It was fun to build and thanks again for the opportunity to buy this great frame.
I canít remember what that stem came off of but it had a straight bar. I had to do some pushing to make the...
03-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By badger_biker

86 Voyageur After unexpectedly selling my...

86 Voyageur

After unexpectedly selling my 1987 Voyageur (post #40 and #94) last summer I found I really missed that trusty steed that never let me down on tours. Having wheels and numerous other...
03-17-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,435
Posted By badger_biker

Like this? ...

Like this?
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03-17-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By badger_biker

Gazelle with Bosch or Momentum with Giant-Yamaha Need help deciding

Still looking for a bike for my wife. I already posted questions between Aventon and Blix but have now shifted away from those options to mid drive and have narrowed it down to Gazelle Ultimate T10...
03-14-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
Posted By badger_biker

Following up on our search. I took veganbikes...

Following up on our search. I took veganbikes suggestion about Gazelle and happily found a couple of shops in the area that carry them. She tried the Medeo T10 and the Ultimate T10. Of course she...
03-11-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
Posted By badger_biker

Very pretty! I love green bikes.

Very pretty! I love green bikes.
03-09-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
Posted By badger_biker

I appreciate the comments and suggestions. We...

I appreciate the comments and suggestions. We went to try an Aventon Pace 350 today since no one has a 500 in stock. Good thing because my wife did not like the way the bike launches even in level...
03-09-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By badger_biker

There should be a button at the bottom to show...

There should be a button at the bottom to show more. Worked for me with Safari anyway.
03-08-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By badger_biker

FS:RDs Suntour, Shimano, shift levers, stems, brake levers

All prices are shipped (US only) Paypal friends and family only.
If you want multiple items I can reduce a little for any reduced shipping costs.

I hope this album works. If not please post and...
03-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
Posted By badger_biker

Deciding between Aventon Pace 500 and Blix Aveny

I'm new to ebikes and am trying to find a lower price model for my wife to join me on rides with my touring bike mostly on trails. She wants a throttle and two good values I've found are the Aventon...
03-05-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 996
Posted By badger_biker

Very nice collection Miguel! I agree that...

Very nice collection Miguel! I agree that trekking bars are the way to go if not going with drops. I have them on my Cimarron and never grow tired of riding it. The MB-1 is really sweet.
02-27-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 123,609
Posted By badger_biker

Replaced my Fat Franks so I could get under some...

Replaced my Fat Franks so I could get under some fenders for sloppy spring riding. ...
02-26-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By badger_biker

That granny chain ring looks tiny. Is it smaller...

That granny chain ring looks tiny. Is it smaller than 24 teeth? Nice frame set.
02-26-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By badger_biker

ISO: Blackburn Air Stick mounting bracket

Iím hoping someone may have a mounting bracket laying around that will fit a Blackburn Air Stick mini pump. I have side mount brackets but would like another straight one like this to use on a third...
02-26-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By badger_biker

If you plan on loaded touring I would strongly...

If you plan on loaded touring I would strongly advise getting the one with cantilever brakes. I had an 86 Cídale ST400 with calipers and could never get it to stop well with the Rigida rims. I have a...
02-24-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By badger_biker

Iím currently running Schwalbe Marathons at 35 on...

Iím currently running Schwalbe Marathons at 35 on mine with fenders but it will fit 38ís. I even had some 41ís on it but the little nubs on the sides of the tires would hit the rear chain stays. The...
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,166
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks for the reply. I have the same hubs so I...

Thanks for the reply. I have the same hubs so I can only assume the previous owner had the 27Ē rims laced to his OEM hubs. Perhaps he thought at the time 27Ē tires would be easier to find on the road.
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