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10-18-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By daverup

A few more, ...

A few more,

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10-18-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By daverup

Ok, here's what opening the box looked like, ...

Ok, here's what opening the box looked like,

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10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
09-29-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,287
Posted By 75lechamp

FINISHED! Inaugural Ride!

Well, finished up the Moto and went for a shakedown... nice ride!

...
09-27-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 737
Posted By thook

i'm not "willing" to destroy the steer tube....

i'm not "willing" to destroy the steer tube. originally just asked if it was possible or even feasible. then, i considered it might be possible based on a couple of replies in the thread despite what...
09-20-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By oneclick

You need a rear mech as well. While right now it...

You need a rear mech as well. While right now it works, when it fails, the next time you go for the big cog on the back you will put the mech into the spokes and then you'll be sorry.

There are...
09-20-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,135
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate...

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate civil conversations, even when correcting mistakes.

Here's why we ponder and question your information which attempts to dispute a "lifelong...
09-08-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 728
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

top506 I can confirm that jonwvara used a TA...

top506 I can confirm that jonwvara used a TA triplizer to model the Red Clover 144 BCD triplizer, because I loaned him mine for the design. It's the one I run on my Campagnolo Schwinn Super Sport.
...
09-02-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My go to grease on all things bike related is...

My go to grease on all things bike related is Super Lube synthetic grease. As randyjawa says above, all grease is not the same. His photo is good proof that this is the case. Super Lube, along...
08-25-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 873,081
Posted By johnnyace

Freshly built Peugeot PX10, ready for Cino...

Freshly built Peugeot PX10, ready for Cino MMXXI...

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08-12-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1965) SCHWINN Paramount P13

From the June 1965 issue of American Cycling (predecessor to Bicycling!):
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07-29-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,557
Posted By Jeff Wills

I have a M900 XTR crank on my Green Superior...

I have a M900 XTR crank on my Green Superior (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ohpv/albums/72157642470085394). These are hard to find, even in OK shape, but I managed to score a NOS set with 172.5mm...
07-26-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By ShannonM

The biggest difference, (other than range, of...

The biggest difference, (other than range, of course,) and why I'm going with 1/2-step + granny (45/42/30) as opposed to a 1.5-step double (46/34 or 45/33), is in the shift pattern.

Assuming you...
07-24-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,201
Posted By 75lechamp

Brakes, saddle, shifters, working toward wheels...

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Campy NR shift levers.......
07-18-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By orcas island

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1971 Super Corsa...
07-13-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Dylansbob

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World...

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World Voyageur, but I'm sure someone more knowledgeable will be along shortly.
07-01-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 47,505
Posted By 75lechamp

Family photo...

Here's my stable, including the top 3 in the line - '74 Champion Team (orange), '75 Le Champion (silver lilac) and '74 Grand Record (black/red)....

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06-29-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
Posted By 75lechamp

Almost done...

Nearing completion on the GR....

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Swapped out the...
06-24-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 873,081
Posted By johnnyace

1970s Gitane Tour de France. Gallery is here...

1970s Gitane Tour de France. Gallery is here (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/21745646).
...
06-23-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By non-fixie

No, no. You just bought yourself an excuse to get...

No, no. You just bought yourself an excuse to get a Stronglight 106. :) Probably the most elegant triple crank set ever made.

Certainly the most elegant I have.
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06-22-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 47,505
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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72/3 Le Champion.
06-22-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Bogester

1983 Schwinn Superior/ Paramount? project is on the road!

Greetings,
Iíve had this kind of mysterious Superior frame awhile and finally put it together. Itís an 83 SuperiorÖlast year they made them. It was likely made at Waterford as Paramount builds...
06-18-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,004
Posted By Doug Fattic

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop...

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop rate of $60 an hour, we probably worked on it for over 4 hours. Of course I could have done it faster if I wasn't hadn't been taking the time to explain...
06-17-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,004
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm officially declaring Figuarus the luckiest...

I'm officially declaring Figuarus the luckiest June 2021 C & V member. My present framebuilding class member wants to learn not only how to build steel bike frames but also how to...
06-16-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,004
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is the mess before we started: ...

Here is the mess before we started:

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I consider Super Sports special or I...
06-16-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 833
Posted By Trakhak

The answer is in the name: half-step plus granny....

The answer is in the name: half-step plus granny. Translation: shift as if you're using a two-chainring setup except when you need your one or two super-low bailout gears. (Quoting Sheldon Brown on...
06-12-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,004
Posted By Jeff Wills

It's a Schwinn, not a frickin' 1-of-15 Ferrari ....

It's a Schwinn, not a frickin' 1-of-15 Ferrari . Paint it any way you like.

I had Black Magic paint my Superior in a good simulation of the stock Flamboyant Green... and then went with 99%...
06-10-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 873,081
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So, after moving to Virginia from Florida I had...

So, after moving to Virginia from Florida I had given up on riding. The hills were too much, and there was a pandemic going on. I had sold my last bike in January to fund a deluxe reverb. My belly...
06-09-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,004
Posted By Jeff Wills

The SunTour V-GT rear derailleur was the best in...

The SunTour V-GT rear derailleur was the best in the late '70's and early '80's. It held its own against much more expensive hardware until the advent of index shifting.
06-01-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By sloar

Super Sport surprise.

Picked up this Super Sport today, mainly because it was cheap and also for the 600 group. It was missing handlebars and the stem, bad tires and paint overspray on the frame. I wasnít expecting much...
05-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By fender1

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05-23-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By fender1

1983 Schwinn Voyageur SP

My 700c Conversion Voyageur SP "boomerang" bike. I picked this bike up off of CL about 4-5 ears ago, pretty much stock. I swapped in upright bars and shifters so my teenage son could use it. He got...
05-20-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,405
Posted By verktyg

Gitanes and Frames

BITD I had a gold 57cm 1972 Super Corsa that I sold off... KICK,KICK,KICK

Scott, Temptation comes your way...:roflmao:

I'm going to be thinning out the herd some more and I have some 54cm early...
05-18-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,283
Posted By bulgie

We made at least one quad-ring crank that I...

We made at least one quad-ring crank that I remember, at Santana in about 1977, using TA Pro 5-vis rings. I didn't take pictures unfortunately

Here's a pic I found somewhere of a Singer tandem...
05-14-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By John E

Nice to see Nervar alloy cranks instead of the...

Nice to see Nervar alloy cranks instead of the Super Sport's Ashtabula boat anchor.
05-14-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By cyccommute

When I used a quad, I used Suntour Mountech. I...

When I used a quad, I used Suntour Mountech. I think I even used a high normal Suntour...IMO the best front derailer every designed. It was friction, of course.
05-13-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 75,530
Posted By Rooney

Not $1,600 worth it.

Not $1,600 worth it.
05-10-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By pcb

It does seem clear that our transport systems are...

It does seem clear that our transport systems are overstressed, with increased shipping delays for all carriers.

But I reckon the deliberate policy changes/decisions made by DeJoy and the usps...
05-10-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By dweenk

Precisely. Before 2006 there was a desire to kill...

Precisely. Before 2006 there was a desire to kill and privatize the Post Office by members of Congress. It was a long term plan beginning with the pre-funding of benefits for postal employees. It has...
05-06-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By repechage

keep in mind the guy in charge of the postal...

keep in mind the guy in charge of the postal system wants it to fail, and told congress, "you have to put up with me"
until the three nominated postal board of governors are confirmed, it will be...
05-06-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By lostarchitect

Yeah, this kind of thing happens when the...

Yeah, this kind of thing happens when the government intentionally tries to sabotage an essential service so they can have an excuse to privatize it. They've been chipping away at USPS since at least...
05-06-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By bark_eater

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Dejoy is a the other kind of Boy Scout.
05-06-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,696
Posted By xiaoman1

Yeah, nothing like waiting for weeks with no...

Yeah, nothing like waiting for weeks with no movement and all of a sudden see it out for delivery and nothing in the box....next day check says it's across the country waiting to be processed to...
05-02-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By merziac

These had a big hand in making Schwinn famous so...

These had a big hand in making Schwinn famous so the Sting-rays and Krates could get famous when they finally came along. ;)

Did they ever make any lugged Sting rays? :foo: :roflmao2:

...
05-02-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,283
Posted By bulgie

If I remember right, the Nervar Star moniker was...

If I remember right, the Nervar Star moniker was reserved for the one with the Campy-style 5-arm spider, with the 128 mm BCD.
The 5-pin 50.4 mm cranks didn't get "Star" in the name.

Because I was...
04-23-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,187
Posted By Arnolfini

My 1979 Nishiki Continental - I should probably...

My 1979 Nishiki Continental - I should probably find a more appealing background...https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2865_36e23a050d6355d5af5036cb33b17accaccfcb5d.jpg
04-22-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By merziac

Well it came to me from about as far away as it...

Well it came to me from about as far away as it could have , Wasshington DC, the 51st state. ;)

Been a huge Paramount fan most of my life, couldn't believe it when this was outed here and I was...
04-18-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By 75lechamp

1974 Raleigh Professional MkIV Covid Build

This is one of my grail bikes.... I once had a '72 Pro, which was excellent, but really too big a frame for me at 23 1/2" so I let it go. This one was acquired recently from a great guy who had it...
04-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,187
Posted By FrejusFlyer

Green is a great color on a bike! ...

Green is a great color on a bike!
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04-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,645
Posted By BFisher

PilotFishBob, the darker tone looks really...

PilotFishBob, the darker tone looks really classy. Very handsome bike.
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