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06-11-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By b dub

I completely agree with this. I donít care about...

I completely agree with this. I donít care about anything but complete and accurate information. The presentation more or less is irrelevant. But if the upload is broken thatís big.
Which is why...
06-09-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By b dub

This would be around Naperville right? Any...

This would be around Naperville right? Any particular date(s) in mind?
06-07-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 392,108
Posted By b dub

Head badge screw

Iím looking for a single head badge screw for my 1989 Schwinn Circuit. Pesky little buggerÖ

...
06-02-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By b dub

Pm sent for a pair.

Pm sent for a pair.
06-02-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,313
Posted By b dub

EBay is out. What are you using now as seller and / or buyer?

With increasing fees Ebay is not what it used to be.

But there really isnít a good alternative that Iím aware of.

What are you using to buy and sell bike parts?
06-01-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By b dub

I found itís twin on my local Craigslist. See...

I found itís twin on my local Craigslist. See here (https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-antique-vintage-gazelle-road/7329458089.html). At first I thought it was the same bike which...
06-01-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By b dub

Wow, just wow. There got to be some good story...

Wow, just wow. There got to be some good story with this track bicycle. Please tell.
Update: perhaps it needs itís own thread if it doesnít already have one.
06-01-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By b dub

Most definitely. But the issue is that more users...

Most definitely. But the issue is that more users now access the internet on mobile vs desktop.
06-01-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By b dub

i tried logged in (incognito mode) but no luck. ...

i tried logged in (incognito mode) but no luck.

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06-01-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By b dub

I just confirmed on Chrome that as soon as you...

I just confirmed on Chrome that as soon as you select edit on a page you receive an application error message.
06-01-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By b dub

Copied from CR: I've tried several times over the...

Copied from CR: I've tried several times over the last few weeks to add a new component (Atom 644 pedals) to VeloBase. I get error messages whenever I try. I get similar messages randomly when...
05-27-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 697,501
Posted By b dub

TA extractor

My newest edition to my ever growing tool box. Works like a charm.

...
05-22-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By b dub

Another Schwinn Superior? What the heck.

This morning I took a look at the following Schwinn Superior.
...
05-16-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By b dub

I found a Zeus that will do. Thanks.

I found a Zeus that will do. Thanks.
05-16-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By b dub

Frame model

Does anybody have any clue what model this frame is? Is it a TDF?
05-15-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By b dub

Frejus frame early 70s - what is it?

I recently picked up two early 70s frames from the same tall owner, a 1973 Raleigh Competition with Capella lugs (Iíll post about this one later) and this 62 cm Frejus.
...
05-14-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By b dub

I confirmed; after removing the fork I could not...

I confirmed; after removing the fork I could not find the Columbus dove and no helical ridges.

Also, the seat post size is 26.8.
05-14-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By b dub

ISO 26.8 mm Campagnolo Record 1st gen 1044 seat post

Like this one VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo 1044, Record (first version) (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx) - velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=24391a47-1844-47ea-ad59-96578e385874
...
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By b dub

Cramerotti bicycle

I am checking out this Cramerotti (https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-vintage-italian-cramerotti-road/7319323226.html) bike tonight. I had never heard of this brand before. I since...
05-10-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By b dub

This is a new one for me. I own the Bikesmith...

This is a new one for me. I own the Bikesmith clamp and love it.
05-10-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By b dub

Iím in if I wonít happen to be in the old country...

Iím in if I wonít happen to be in the old country (most likely not until August so should work).

And this gives me enough time to gather more stuff:)
05-08-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

I happen to notice a very similar Superior on the...

I happen to notice a very similar Superior on the Cabe (https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/thursday-memory-lane.190852/).

This must me the original blue.
...
05-08-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Really? Hmmm, thatís a possible option too. TBC.

Really? Hmmm, thatís a possible option too. TBC.
05-08-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

I called them. Iím going to swing by on Monday...

I called them. Iím going to swing by on Monday and weíll see what happens. Thank you Kurt!
05-08-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

The voice of reasoning! Will do.

The voice of reasoning! Will do.
05-08-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

I have to admit I feel slightly overwhelmed with...

I have to admit I feel slightly overwhelmed with the options and suggestions offered. Donít get me wrong I really appreciate it though. Iíll have to think about it.

Then again this is not one of...
05-07-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By b dub

Update: I have my bottom bracket. Thank you!

Update: I have my bottom bracket. Thank you!
05-07-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

My eye is focussed on the price. If it means I...

My eye is focussed on the price. If it means I have to wait around for it so be it.

Iím always humbled by the generosity of this community.
05-07-21, 06:56 AM
05-07-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By b dub

I was tired and frustrated last night. Thatís all...

I was tired and frustrated last night. Thatís all I got to say. Canít you read my mind? 😜

Iíve updated the details. Thank you Randy for waking me up!
05-06-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By b dub

WTB: bottom bracket for pre 1978 Campagnolo Nuovo Record crank

As the title states.

Can be cassette or spindle. Doesnít have to be Campagnolo.

English thread ISO
Asymmetric square taper
68 x 112

Can be used but needs to be in smooth condition.
05-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,655
Posted By b dub

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x2000/8135f925_b5cb_4269_a4d2_74115dc608a8_b3656114755abd0fc7ae685c7f4a54ce28e68858.jpeg...
05-06-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Did I ever say I wasnít going to ride with...

Did I ever say I wasnít going to ride with brakes? 😜
In all seriousness I will want to add / install front and rear brakes.
This might be as a 3 speed or fixed.
05-06-21, 12:12 PM
05-05-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Does anybody have one eating dust that I could...

Does anybody have one eating dust that I could make use of? 😎
05-05-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Oh I was asked about the wheel set. From the...

Oh I was asked about the wheel set.

From the previous owner I know that the tubulars were replaced by clinchers.

27Ē x 1 1/4, 36 spokes, front/back
- front: small flange Atom hub, rim Kaga
-...
05-05-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

I find it amazing that I donít need any special...

I find it amazing that I donít need any special tools. Apparently not much has changed since the late 30s.

These must be original.
...
05-05-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Stripped naked ...

Stripped naked

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05-05-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

That definitely crossed my mind. But wouldnít...

That definitely crossed my mind. But wouldnít there be holes inside the head tube?



Agreed, which is why for now Iím leaving it be (phase 1).
05-05-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Seriously? I canít say Iím in a hurry😜

Seriously? I canít say Iím in a hurry😜
05-05-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Questions: 1. Is there a current place on the...

Questions:
1. Is there a current place on the web to report the serial number for reference?

2. Based on this picture of the bottom bracket can any of you determine if any of the layers show the...
05-05-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Plans? I definitely want to ride it. I donít own...

Plans? I definitely want to ride it. I donít own a fixie, in fact up until last Sunday after picking up the bike I had never ridden one. So I tried it out and it is fun.

Phase 1: clean and...
05-05-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Now I feel silly. Iím not an expert on paint. The...

Now I feel silly. Iím not an expert on paint. The previous owner had it re-painted by a car body shop up the street.

For now Iím not going to mess with it. Iíll build it up again with what it came...
05-05-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Serial number

It was confirmed. The serial number is B487.


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05-04-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Are there any risks involved as far as damaging...

Are there any risks involved as far as damaging the frame or any left over paint underneath the PC? Any particular directions?
I really want to get to the serial number without damaging the frame.
05-04-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

They are indeed. The seller confirmed that it...

They are indeed. The seller confirmed that it used to include cages and straps. Several of the components are from a later time like the wheel set but not sure when
05-04-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

My gosh, this is it. Found a match. This really...

My gosh, this is it. Found a match. This really confirmed it is a Schwinn Superior.

Is the serial number on your bike located on the bottom bracket or the drop-out?
05-03-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

HOLD ON, I screwed up. Big brain fart. I meant to...

HOLD ON, I screwed up. Big brain fart. I meant to type Schwinn Superior, not Circuit.

So sorry. I only just now realized my mistake. I have my reasons but I wonít bore you with that.
05-03-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Interesting. This is a new one for me.

Interesting. This is a new one for me.
05-03-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,087
Posted By b dub

Itís all good and thank you. I certainly am not...

Itís all good and thank you. I certainly am not in a rush to do anything.
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