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11-01-19, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

I found it. It is a 1980 Schwinn Cruiser with...

I found it. It is a 1980 Schwinn Cruiser with Atom 5 spd hub & cable activated drum brake. It does have regular 26" balloon tires on it.

https://bikehistory.org/bikes/cruiser/
10-27-19, 03:46 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

Hmm. The bike model is " Cruiser," & it has 26 x...

Hmm. The bike model is " Cruiser," & it has 26 x 1.95 tires on it, front & rear. Did they put the narrow S-6 tires on this ?? I don't see S-6 on the rim, but did see " Sun Products." The rim was...
10-26-19, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

Schwinn with 5 speed hub

A friend of mine recently gave me a bike with a rear hub, that I had never seen. It is a Schwinn Cruiser bike, probably 1980's, with an " ATOM " hub, 5 speed with cable actuated drum brakes. The rear...
10-25-19, 06:41 AM
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Views: 171
Posted By Esteban32696

Raleigh Sports - 3 spd. Matching his & her's !!

I just picked up these 2 nice matching his & her's Raleigh's. Need some TLC for the slight rust on the chrome, here & there . Tires hold air & I have ridden both of them !
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02-06-17, 06:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,394
Posted By Esteban32696

This can give me a fit, too !

This can give me a fit, too !
02-06-17, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

The shifting noise does sound harsh to me, too !...

The shifting noise does sound harsh to me, too ! Have you checked to see if the derailleur is not bent ?
01-19-17, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

Original poster = the original bars on your bike...

Original poster = the original bars on your bike were probably like those in Andy's pix. I have owner one before.
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Posted By Esteban32696

I agree with the above post. Also, the 3 speed...

I agree with the above post. Also, the 3 speed parts may be missing due to the read hub being defective !
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Views: 3,391
Posted By Esteban32696

Need more info & better pix to help you. Age,...

Need more info & better pix to help you. Age, condition, location , better description, etc. It could be a $2 part is all it needs to fix the gearing , or a $50 part ??
12-17-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,440
Posted By Esteban32696

The local scrap metal yard sets aside items they...

The local scrap metal yard sets aside items they get in that are worth more than scrap. You can go thru there & buy anything from that area. Bikes, mowers, tools , etc , etc,
11-22-16, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

Right now, I have done little to it, but ride it...

Right now, I have done little to it, but ride it a little. Surprised that everything still works. It was stored inside & I think it came from Crystal River, Fl. area. I made a sign blank for it &...
11-20-16, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

I just got this one a few weeks ago, & started...

I just got this one a few weeks ago, & started working on it. I was surprised that the rotten tires still held air & I was able to ride it ! 1957 Ross Cycletruck , or Post Office bicycle.
11-19-16, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

I am partial to Schwalbe tires & tubes.

I am partial to Schwalbe tires & tubes.
11-18-16, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

A friend's bike would squeal when he rolled it...

A friend's bike would squeal when he rolled it backwards , too. I put it on stand & could not make it squeal. He sat on it & rolled backwards & it squealed, then. He is overweight & sitting on it...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-16, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,651
Posted By Esteban32696

Would this one work for you ? Dahon Speed...

Would this one work for you ?

Dahon Speed Uno Review - A Premium Single Speed Folding Bike? (http://www.foldingbike20.com/dahon-speed-uno-review/)
10-29-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By Esteban32696

I like it & it reminded me of a couple of...

I like it & it reminded me of a couple of European " Crescent " bikes that I once had . Great quality , general purpose bikes. ONE THING ; They had a very odd tire size . I could not even find it...
10-27-16, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Esteban32696

I have problems around here with " Sand Spurs."...

I have problems around here with " Sand Spurs." Some areas call these " Goat Heads." They get hard & dry after falling off the weed & are a problem for many bikers , since they are blown all over the...
10-27-16, 05:21 AM
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Views: 5,022
Posted By Esteban32696

Years ago, I had a Raleigh Mixte that I restored...

Years ago, I had a Raleigh Mixte that I restored & it took forever to sell. If I still had it, today, it would bring more than what what I sold it for,,,, MUCH more !
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Posted By Esteban32696

I made a sign blank for it & pumped up the tires....

I made a sign blank for it & pumped up the tires. I couldn't believe that they held air ! I rode it around my area for a bit. Interesting bike !
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Posted By Esteban32696

Thanks for the suggestions.

Thanks for the suggestions.
10-23-16, 06:00 AM
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Views: 1,033
Posted By Esteban32696

Soft loose sand is the biggest threat around here...

Soft loose sand is the biggest threat around here . I worked on a racing bike for a friend & needed to take if for a test drive.I carefully rode over the dirt roads to get to the paved road & let her...
10-23-16, 05:53 AM
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Views: 10,483
Posted By Esteban32696

You stated that Nashville was too hot for you, so...

You stated that Nashville was too hot for you, so I wouldn't even consider an area further south than it. Since you are retiring , I would also look for tax " friendly " states for retirees ! Don't...
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Views: 1,842
Posted By Esteban32696

That model Schwinn is not bad at all. I have...

That model Schwinn is not bad at all. I have owned & ridden one, before. BUT, like others have said,, you are going to have to spend some money on it before you can even throw a leg over it. HOW MUCH...
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Views: 574
Posted By Esteban32696

Value of this " Cycletruck ?"

I just picked this up last week. I will not full restore it , but am selling it as it is, or maybe will put new tires & tubes on it & clean it up very well. The pictures show its condition . Ross,...
10-20-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Esteban32696

Anyone have an opinion of what this little "...

Anyone have an opinion of what this little " nugget " may be worth after a very good bath, new tires, tubes, etc.?
10-19-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Esteban32696

Just got this " Cycletruck."

I just picked up this cycletruck over the weekend . Shame it isn't a Schwinn, though. It has a " Ross " headbadge & a Chain Bike Corporation " data plate. I am not sure of the date of it & the serial...
06-11-13, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,437
Posted By Esteban32696

Stored in the attic, may have kept this bike in...

Stored in the attic, may have kept this bike in decent condition to restore. DON'T throw it away.
06-03-13, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Esteban32696

You can install " Kool Stop " pads for better...

You can install " Kool Stop " pads for better braking. Also, clean sides of rims & pad surfaces with alcohol, often.
05-28-13, 05:46 AM
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Views: 4,437
Posted By Esteban32696

Works for me,,, but I live in Florida.

Works for me,,, but I live in Florida.
05-27-13, 05:54 AM
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Views: 4,437
Posted By Esteban32696

I have had the problem with just a few road bike...

I have had the problem with just a few road bike tires. I lay the tires in the sun to " soften them " a little.
04-05-13, 08:50 AM
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Views: 527
Posted By Esteban32696

We have some very nice bikes in the stables....

We have some very nice bikes in the stables. Thanks !
04-05-13, 03:28 AM
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Views: 527
Posted By Esteban32696

Old Schwinn " Eye Candy ."

Here are pix of a 1974 Men's Schwinn Suburban 5 spd, & a 1975 Ladies Suburban 5 spd . ENJOY !
03-29-13, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,988
Posted By Esteban32696

I have seen a bike that someone had taken the...

I have seen a bike that someone had taken the lower 2" of an extra crank arm, & welded it to the bottom of their original crank arm. Then, screwed the pedal into the new piece. Looked a little odd,...
03-26-13, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By Esteban32696

I'll buy every one like that I can find for $50 ....

I'll buy every one like that I can find for $50 . That would sell for $125-150 in my area.
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Views: 705
Posted By Esteban32696

That is what I was beginning to think, since I...

That is what I was beginning to think, since I had not found anything like it, online. THANKS for your help.
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Views: 705
Posted By Esteban32696

303315 The pix are from the seller & I have...

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The pix are from the seller & I have one more, attached, which is not very good. I thought of driving 50 miles one way, to go see it, but am unsure. I did that once before to go see a "...
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Posted By Esteban32696

1942 Shelby

I just saw this neat bike for sale online, & am posting the picture here. Not sure how original it is , etc., but wondered what you would value this bike at. THANKS !





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Posted By Esteban32696

Have you used some of the " Search All Craigslist...

Have you used some of the " Search All Craigslist " type sites ? You may find something there , but finding that specific bike & size nearby, is going to be hard & will require luck.
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Views: 464
Posted By Esteban32696

I am in N. Central Florida, & bikes are almost...

I am in N. Central Florida, & bikes are almost always quite high here, too . But, I run across a bargain every now & then on a couple of websites/yard sales , etc.. I agree that only being there for...
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Views: 960
Posted By Esteban32696

I have seen these in the NE, but this was the...

I have seen these in the NE, but this was the first I ever saw in Florida.
02-27-13, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Esteban32696

Yepp !! Search the internet for a better...

Yepp !!
Search the internet for a better selection of 27", than most bike stores would have .
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Views: 960
Posted By Esteban32696

I am located in N. Central Florida, not far from...

I am located in N. Central Florida, not far from Gainesville.
Fenders & frame have scratches that have been touched up & fenders have a couple of dents. Chainguard has a few scratches, too. It is...
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Posted By Esteban32696

Thanks for the replies. I listed it locally ,...

Thanks for the replies. I listed it locally , asking $175 .
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Posted By Esteban32696

I'll try to add a better pix , later. It is...

I'll try to add a better pix , later. It is pretty nice, but in no way pristine. I did add that it has a nice Brooks #66 saddle. What very few I have seen online , sellers have asked anywhere from...
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Posted By Esteban32696

Raleigh Tourist Loop frame

I picked this one up awhile back, mainly because I had never owned one like it. Neat bike & it is a joy to ride. 1979 , 3 spd, 22" Loop frame, in good working condition. Brooks # 66 saddle. There are...
01-19-13, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,436
Posted By Esteban32696

Get some wrenches & tighten every nut & bolt on...

Get some wrenches & tighten every nut & bolt on the bike.
01-15-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By Esteban32696

How about a TALLLLL Schwinn ??

This is not my bike, but I wanted others to see what " long-legged rascals " can ride !!! LOOK at that stem !

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/bik/3544631380.html
01-01-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,837
Posted By Esteban32696

Like others have said, place them on top . You...

Like others have said, place them on top . You can wrap in a towel to make them even safer.
12-30-12, 06:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,951
Posted By Esteban32696

I visit a local metal scrap yard & they do not...

I visit a local metal scrap yard & they do not allow people around their piles of steel, & I fully understand why . If they see something that they think they can resell, they set it aside in an area...
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