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12-16-19, 01:45 PM
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Posted By skydog6653

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1963 Schwinn Superior...
12-03-12, 11:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,335
Posted By skydog6653

My 1963 Schwinn Superior

My 1963 Schwinn Superior
12-03-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By skydog6653

Then why didn't he buy it?

Then why didn't he buy it?
09-28-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By skydog6653

Yes it is. What an achievement on both accounts.

Yes it is. What an achievement on both accounts.
09-24-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 43,574
Posted By skydog6653

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e41/skydog653/19...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e41/skydog653/1963%20Schwinn%20Superior/IMG_2011.jpg
09-24-12, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By skydog6653

I know, right! When I was matching up the new one...

I know, right! When I was matching up the new one to the factory original, I had a case of the "sliding thumb" where I matched it up and then inched my thumb up a couple of times. I don't know why I...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,982
Posted By skydog6653

I recently had to answer many of your same...

I recently had to answer many of your same questions when going over my 1963 Superior. There was light rust/bare spots in most of the usual suspect areas. I'm glad I took the approach I did which was...
09-23-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,572
Posted By skydog6653

That's beautiful! Looks to be mostly original...

That's beautiful! Looks to be mostly original too, I see you added turkey wings!
09-23-12, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By skydog6653

hadn't thought about fenders on this one; i have...

hadn't thought about fenders on this one; i have another fendered bike that i ride when it's raining. congrats on your 3K post!
09-22-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,572
Posted By skydog6653

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e41/skydog653/19...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e41/skydog653/1963%20Schwinn%20Superior/IMG_2011.jpg

Here's my fairly rare 1963. Almost done!
09-22-12, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By skydog6653

Well, with the exception of the original Atom...

Well, with the exception of the original Atom pedals, I think she's just about done. I have located the pedals and will go over and install them soon. Here she is after her recent 5 mile maiden...
09-09-12, 07:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,773
Posted By skydog6653

they should move the chicago show to the south...

they should move the chicago show to the south side. palatine is almost as close to milwaukee as it is to chicago!
08-08-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By skydog6653

here's a post i started on the schwinn forum...

here's a post i started on the schwinn forum dealing with this same issue: http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/index.php?topic=15254.msg86204#msg86204
08-08-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,125
Posted By skydog6653

I had the Chicago Tribune and Sun Times in the...

I had the Chicago Tribune and Sun Times in the a.m. and the American and Daily News in the p.m. I got a real education in humanity at an early age. People that would hide to avoid paying, and others...
07-27-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,091
Posted By skydog6653

My 1963 Schwinn Superior

It's been a while since I've posted here; many home remo projects that according to the wife are far more important than "that damn old bike". Anyway, I've greased/cleaned everything, located some...
07-09-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,284
Posted By skydog6653

lay out all the things you'd want with you....

lay out all the things you'd want with you. design the bag to hold them. as the designer/builder you have that luxury. others must buy a bag and figure out what all it will hold!
06-04-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,458
Posted By skydog6653

This is exactly why a lot of people state, "I...

This is exactly why a lot of people state, "I won't ship overseas"! From either direction!
05-13-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,978
Posted By skydog6653

soda ash is more effective and you'll use less

soda ash is more effective and you'll use less
05-11-12, 07:43 AM
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Views: 2,978
Posted By skydog6653

Archimedes was the first streaker!

Archimedes was the first streaker!
05-11-12, 07:41 AM
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Views: 2,978
Posted By skydog6653

http://www.sandsmachine.com/guide_w.htm

http://www.sandsmachine.com/guide_w.htm
05-11-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,978
Posted By skydog6653

There was a discussion about this recently (and...

There was a discussion about this recently (and if I recall there was a variety of different responses :) ) Anyway, my thought is that one should neutralize it somewhat with soda ash.
04-27-12, 08:15 PM
03-30-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,110
Posted By skydog6653

It's his bike; let him do with it what he wants....

It's his bike; let him do with it what he wants. Geez
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By skydog6653

It must be a Grey Ghost

It must be a Grey Ghost
03-25-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,969
Posted By skydog6653

Put me down as a safety nanny then. A good friend...

Put me down as a safety nanny then. A good friend of mine was using gas on a rag to clean oil based paint from his skin. The gas ignited from just the friction of rubbing. Call it a fluke, call it...
03-25-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,969
Posted By skydog6653

Don't you mean Standard Oil? :)

Don't you mean Standard Oil? :)
03-22-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,572
Posted By skydog6653

Oh, yes you have! :) ...

Oh, yes you have! :)

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03-10-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,888
Posted By skydog6653

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoo1OBaI6Ns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoo1OBaI6Ns
03-09-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,131
Posted By skydog6653

I know this is a long shot but by chance were...

I know this is a long shot but by chance were there any Superior decals in the bunch?
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03-09-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,310
Posted By skydog6653

Could this possibly be due to the elasticity of...

Could this possibly be due to the elasticity of one bike's cable vs. the other's?
03-07-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By skydog6653

I really like the feel/responsiveness etc. of...

I really like the feel/responsiveness etc. of CroMo!
03-07-12, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By skydog6653

Yes, Conti is what you call your Schwinn...

Yes, Conti is what you call your Schwinn Continental when you wish it was an Italian racing bike! :) There is probably a stiff link; when I separated the chain this winter it never really matched the...
03-07-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By skydog6653

rear derailleur adjustment?

I took my '82 Conti out today for it's second trip. When the chain is on the smallest 2 sprockets in back and I backpedal, the chain either throws or goes extremely slack. Obviously something is out...
03-07-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,653
Posted By skydog6653

Lexol is a good product and readily available at...

Lexol is a good product and readily available at most auto stores. It was first recommended to me by the owner of a Tandy's store. With any of these treatments I'd suggest wearing dark pants for...
03-07-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By skydog6653

In my case there was an "extra" in that the...

In my case there was an "extra" in that the previous person hadn't removed the "spacer" ball. One side was packed full, the other had one removed. I don't think it was ridden much like this though.
03-07-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By skydog6653

just put together a "set" as you go; and look for...

just put together a "set" as you go; and look for used stuff.
03-06-12, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By skydog6653

It more than likely fell in inadvertently on a...

It more than likely fell in inadvertently on a prior servicing and has been there. I just ran across the same scenario with my Normandy hub. I now make it a practice to count the balls before I take...
03-05-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By skydog6653

Absolutely. Two different bikes entirely.

Absolutely. Two different bikes entirely.
03-05-12, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By skydog6653

Nice '62 Superior on Ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Old-Schwinn-Superior-Bicycle-Road-Bike-15-Speed-early-1960-1960s-/320860757425?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4ab4ca9db1&autorefresh=true
03-05-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

Or those damn headbadge screws? I can't hold on...

Or those damn headbadge screws? I can't hold on to those to save my life!
03-05-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

Hah! I didn't even think about it, but old...

Hah! I didn't even think about it, but old Schwinns is about all I work on and yes, just about everything is ferrous!
03-05-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

To each their own. Different people have...

To each their own. Different people have different ideas of what's tolerable. Years ago I was at an archery shoot in Anderson, MI. Fella' there had a pet black bear chained up and a bulletin board of...
03-05-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

Another handy item I keep close is an old speaker...

Another handy item I keep close is an old speaker magnet. It's great for finding that elusive screw or part. I'll also "stick" an empty tuna fish can to it that doubles as a magnetized parts...
03-04-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

yeah, OK. you're not a bike mechanic, you're a...

yeah, OK. you're not a bike mechanic, you're a surgeon. :rolleyes:
03-04-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By skydog6653

Hopefully (at least) it was purchased by a...

Hopefully (at least) it was purchased by a cyclist not an urban professional looking for a paperweight.
03-04-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,926
Posted By skydog6653

I use a canvas drop cloth from the paint store...

I use a canvas drop cloth from the paint store with a "blue tarp" on top of that that is sort of sacrificial. I can fold it up and shake it out outside or spray it off. If it gets too bad I pitch it;...
03-04-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By skydog6653

I wondered about this. Glenn's and some other...

I wondered about this. Glenn's and some other books warn against trying to put loose bearing balls :) in a retainer situation as it can be hard to assemble. Maybe I'll attempt this. Do you then put...
03-04-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By skydog6653

I need both. And as I said in the OP I was hoping...

I need both. And as I said in the OP I was hoping to support a shop that helps the forums out. I was also hoping to hear from some fellow forum folks about any shops that would help out a novice more...
03-03-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By skydog6653

Ball bearing source?

Is there a better than others place to buy ball bearings, both loose and in retainers? I'd prefer to buy from a shop that supports the forum if there is one. I'm not interested in bulk though; just...
02-27-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,855
Posted By skydog6653

they still make them albeit now made in china....

they still make them albeit now made in china. Also remember the alligator wrench? Nicknamed ol' knucklebuster!

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