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07-25-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By Sierra

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or...

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or 3 gears to get easier in a hurry, so I like larger gaps(percentage wise) on the bottom end.
06-23-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Sierra

I really like the "art deco" font of the decals...

I really like the "art deco" font of the decals on this model.
I've been looking for one in my size(that I can afford) for a couple of decades now. No luck yet.
My understanding is that, like the...
06-18-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By Sierra

Also from Sheldon Brown, don't just add bearings....

Also from Sheldon Brown, don't just add bearings. Replace them all.
Bearings from different batches vary slightly in size so if some are a bit larger, they are going to take all the force & wear....
05-24-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 519
Posted By Sierra

Those thumb shifters seem to be like gold these...

Those thumb shifters seem to be like gold these days.
05-17-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,130
Posted By Sierra

26/36/46/56 Just for ***** & giggles. I'll...

26/36/46/56
Just for ***** & giggles.
I'll never use it on anything. I just like looking at it....
04-01-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,766
Posted By Sierra

'62 Schwinn Varsity Pedestrian compared to most...

'62 Schwinn Varsity
Pedestrian compared to most of the bikes in this thread, but it's green and you don't see many of this vintage anymore.
...
02-11-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Sierra

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways. ...

My '87 in Midnight Mauve, upgraded in many ways.
I like it a lot, but I hate the 2" jumps in frame sizes. I feel like Goldilocks. From the riser stem you can see that the 21" frame is too small, but...
02-07-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sierra

My seventy something Grand Record. I built it...

My seventy something Grand Record.
I built it up as a single speed/fixed gear with a flip flop rear hub.
Can't say that I'm a fan of it. At my age I need more gearing options.
I'll probably return...
01-30-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 78,566
Posted By Sierra

That is very sweet! Love the "minimalism" of...

That is very sweet!
Love the "minimalism" of the Super Record crank.
12-20-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sierra

Modified '77 Superior with the '76 tourist. ...

Modified '77 Superior with the '76 tourist.
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12-20-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sierra

'76 Superior tourist ...

'76 Superior tourist
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12-20-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sierra

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive...

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive train.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/p1000049_large__dda81ad595020be5e368e0904ee711ad89f1ed93.jpg
12-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,992
Posted By Sierra

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and...

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and built to my liking.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1918x1080/p1000423_large__5cc997715ffc8df15451859de980d78e5c81e16d.jpg
12-14-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By Sierra

Pastorbob...this from the Waterford website: ...

Pastorbob...this from the Waterford website:
Starting in 1971, Schwinn outsourced excess Paramount production to Pioneer Manufacturing of Racine, Wisconsin, owned by Don Mainland. Don was an...
12-13-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Sierra

I've been looking for one of these in 56 cm for a...

I've been looking for one of these in 56 cm for a long time.
Very hard to find!
I have a couple TdF models and love them.
10-07-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,614
Posted By Sierra

Good points on the color & patina. I've just...

Good points on the color & patina.
I've just never seen that decal on an Interclub before.
All that I've seen look like the one that peter_d posted above.
Waiting for our resident Gitane guru...
08-31-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,371
Posted By Sierra

Opaque Red was a Super Sport color option for...

Opaque Red was a Super Sport color option for 1974 that for some reason didn't get listed in the catalog.
08-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,343
Posted By Sierra

I have one with the earlier Magenta(pink) & white...

I have one with the earlier Magenta(pink) & white paint scheme that I put upgraded components on.
I'm just a recreational rider, but I think it's a nice bike.
I found a large socket fits that...
08-21-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Sierra

Is the paint on the '86 model metallic or...

Is the paint on the '86 model metallic or "solid"?
I've never seen one in person and can't tell from the pics that I've seen of them.
Would love to find one with a 21" frame. Actually I'd like a...
08-15-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By Sierra

Beautiful! I've been looking for one too. ...

Beautiful!
I've been looking for one too.
What frame size is that? Looks like 22"/56cm, but I didn't think they came in that size.
08-08-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,939
Posted By Sierra

Modified '62 Schwinn Superior ...

Modified '62 Schwinn Superior

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09-08-04, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,295
Posted By Sierra

I should also add that bikes made from these...

I should also add that bikes made from these higher strength alloys have a livelier, more responsive feel to them than those made with the lower grade alloys. By comparison, the others feel kind of...
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