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07-11-19, 06:11 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

While I am at it - 1/2 of the fleet (ok - almost...

While I am at it - 1/2 of the fleet (ok - almost 1/2, but if I donít include the freebie Ď79 Sports and the former Nishiki MTB conversion, 1/2). Guess I am partial to the bronze green...

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07-11-19, 05:56 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

Mine look the same only with reflectors. FWIW -...

Mine look the same only with reflectors. FWIW - a...
07-09-19, 09:19 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

Yep BC - they are as you show for the ‘64 but...

Yep BC - they are as you show for the ‘64 but with reflectors. Was hoping there was some trick to use, but will need to get creative. I think you have a database of photos, so will try to get one...
07-09-19, 04:41 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

Pedal Help

Ok- caught up on this one over the last couple weeks. Havenít posted on this thread since #13744 - continues to amaze in the finds, knowledge, etc.

One thing I havenít seen covered which bothers...
10-03-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 17,073
Posted By jungwiar

Week or so ago - SE Wisconsin in Kettle Moraine...

Week or so ago - SE Wisconsin in Kettle Moraine State Forest. Hot and dry!
09-15-17, 01:15 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

My Fleet

My contribution and current fleet:

Top Left - '73 Sports & Newly Aquired step thru Robin Hood. Hub says '69 on this one. Got for $20 in rough shape... New front wheel, rear rim (rebuilt with...
09-14-17, 07:07 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

Oh man - don't look at that! Since I posted last...

Oh man - don't look at that! Since I posted last here, I have "cured" myself of buying Honda twins as well... Down to one ('74 CL360) in the garage (well, not counting the two others in parts).
09-14-17, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jungwiar

Omg

I DID IT!!! Yes, I completed reading the entire thread! All 13,000+ posts/550 pages! In the time it took me to read this (on and off over a number of weeks), I have bought 3 Raleighs (pics to...
03-21-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By jungwiar

I love the first video - right on my commute to...

I love the first video - right on my commute to work!!! Keep up the good work PB guys...
11-16-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By jungwiar

Carry Extra Clothes?

Hey all - am going into my 4th winter commuting almost daily in Madison, WI. Am actually looking forward to it this year - something about riding on a cold, crisp night really is nice...

Anyway,...
11-01-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,889
Posted By jungwiar

one word - mittens.

one word - mittens.
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Views: 710
Posted By jungwiar

I don't know myself, but it looks really cool!!! ...

I don't know myself, but it looks really cool!!! I would move this post and it's associated question to the main C&V list as that group would most definitely be able to provide some insight. Once...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,573
Posted By jungwiar

I've been running both for ~a year. Same reason...

I've been running both for ~a year. Same reason as above - have a few presta tubes to burn thru, but haven't had any flats to speak of (knocks on wood), so haven't drilled it out - yet...
06-23-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,957
Posted By jungwiar

Haven't posted in awhile, but here is my favorite...

Haven't posted in awhile, but here is my favorite (of many, I might add...). 1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer - Sunday Rider - found on curb.
As found:...
12-18-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 15,811
Posted By jungwiar

Hilton Head Island - Cruising the Beach ...

Hilton Head Island - Cruising the Beach
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/2718995708_f76c459c7b_b.jpg
12-17-09, 09:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,759
Posted By jungwiar

1980 Schwinn Voyaguer 11.8 - former commuter. ...

1980 Schwinn Voyaguer 11.8 - former commuter. Commuted on this all year last year and into the spring. Had some problems with corrosion in the hub. Tore it apart, replaced the bearings, repacked...
12-06-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By jungwiar

One word - choppers! Find some with removable...

One word - choppers! Find some with removable wool liners. I have been using them to hunt, ice fish, shovel, ski and winter commute for a long time. Never have had to find anything else.
10-14-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,390
Posted By jungwiar

For sure check thrift stores. I bought a wool...

For sure check thrift stores. I bought a wool turtleneck (United Colors of Benneton made in Italy - wife was jealous) that I wore all winter - thing is awesome - cost $3. Best thing about wool, in...
09-04-09, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By jungwiar

100% C&V here - mostly on '72 Sports Tourer -...

100% C&V here - mostly on '72 Sports Tourer - adding another 110 miles (hopefully) tomorrow. Also have a few months of commuting on citified '80 Voyageur 11.8 and some rides on the '73 Raleigh...
09-02-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By jungwiar

Rode a Nexus 8 all winter last year here in...

Rode a Nexus 8 all winter last year here in Madison, WI. Didn't have any real issues with the hub shifting (other than normal adjustments to line up yellow lines) or performance at all. I did (and...
08-25-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,990
Posted By jungwiar

Here's mine - 8-speed IGH conversion of an '80...

Here's mine - 8-speed IGH conversion of an '80 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. Also have a dynamo drive headlight - great ride...
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3068/3028756790_e4f98dab88.jpg
08-14-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,443
Posted By jungwiar

I ride a '72 sports tourer every day and love...

I ride a '72 sports tourer every day and love it!!! Not sure what it will run you - mine was found for a total of $0 - free for the taking in very good original shape by my mother-in-law... I have...
07-29-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By jungwiar

As promised... ...

As promised...
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2514/3770228749_7f981acc92.jpg

And 3 Speed Hub/Shifter - set up to eliminate cable kink......
07-27-09, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By jungwiar

I also have a Safari that must be the low-end...

I also have a Safari that must be the low-end version. It came with a single speed/coaster brake rear hub only. I have, however, used it quite a bit on camping vacations, etc. I would not expect...
01-07-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By jungwiar

My bet is on the Brooks mattress. Here is a...

My bet is on the Brooks mattress. Here is a picture of a '72 Phillips that I came across last summer - pretty sure it was entirely original...
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Forum: Great Lakes
12-19-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,624
Posted By jungwiar

Not a report on the trails, but saw someone (same...

Not a report on the trails, but saw someone (same person as I see throughout the year) riding in this morning on the far east side - four of the large plows right on his trail on Agriculture Dr. ...
12-15-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 108,886
Posted By jungwiar

I wouldn't say they are exactly falling from the...

I wouldn't say they are exactly falling from the skies here in Madison, WI, but I have had a few come thru my possession in the last year. These two were indeed found on the side of the road for...
12-09-08, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,184
Posted By jungwiar

Here is mine that I got at a garage sale this...

Here is mine that I got at a garage sale this summer for $5. Mine came with the Huret drivetrain, stamped sidepull brakes, steel SA wheels and (the reason I bought it) a leather Wrights saddle. ...
12-02-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,556
Posted By jungwiar

Syke- You are right on in describing my 10...

Syke-
You are right on in describing my 10 speed - stamped brakes and levers, Huret drivetrain, cheap/weird hubs - rear one is especially strange... At first I thought it was a flip-flop, but it...
12-02-08, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,556
Posted By jungwiar

Hey - my wife (and when I say my wife - I mean I)...

Hey - my wife (and when I say my wife - I mean I) has two of them that she rides quite often. One is a red 3 speed that I got out of the garbage that is in really great condition and the other is a...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 06:38 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 125,441
Posted By jungwiar

1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8

Finally got a picture of my current everyday commuter. It's a 28 year old Chrome Schwinn Voyageur outfitted with a Shimano Nexus 8, Shimano dyno-hub with custom LED head light, Brooks B17... It is...
10-31-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,581
Posted By jungwiar

My opinion - the warmest things to put on your...

My opinion - the warmest things to put on your hands are choppers - leather mittens with wool inserts. Not the best to run small shifters, but with IGH/grip shift - no problems. They are more than...
10-29-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,552
Posted By jungwiar

With a decent looking Brooks B72 - don't wait -...

With a decent looking Brooks B72 - don't wait - go get it!!!
Forum: Commuting
10-03-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By jungwiar

Yellow Jersey in Madison, WI has them - just had...

Yellow Jersey in Madison, WI has them - just had one built into a wheel by them a couple weeks ago. http://www.yellowjersey.org/
09-26-08, 07:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,687
Posted By jungwiar

This is a great thread and one of those that...

This is a great thread and one of those that makes me keep coming back to this site. I personally love the ride of this style of bike - whether a Raleigh or Schwinn or whatever. I currently own a...
08-24-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 368,919
Posted By jungwiar

Two catches this weekend for me - one is a larger...

Two catches this weekend for me - one is a larger sized (first one I have ridden that fits me) 1973 Raleigh Sports that I bought from a guy I work(ed) with who is moving back to Sweden - $50. The...
08-16-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 51,154
Posted By jungwiar

This is a cool thread. I was surprised to see...

This is a cool thread. I was surprised to see two stickers from shops that I have bikes originally from - George Garner Cyclery (which was featured in the Schwinn book - Hand Free) and TR Drigget. ...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By jungwiar

I bought a Wrench Force frame pump at a bike swap...

I bought a Wrench Force frame pump at a bike swap last winter and it has worked pretty good. No real complaints with it...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jungwiar

Hey - what are the rentable bikes called? I...

Hey - what are the rentable bikes called? I thought this system was really cool - I think you can call in and they will unlock them for you... We were very envious of people "Doo-da-doooing" thru...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,568
Posted By jungwiar

I've been riding the Shimano Nexus-8 since about...

I've been riding the Shimano Nexus-8 since about March of this year putting ~1000 miles on it. No issues thus far - I love the ability to shift while stopped and not having to worry about the chain...
08-06-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,243
Posted By jungwiar

Good purchase - I had a '72 Sports Tourer given...

Good purchase - I had a '72 Sports Tourer given to me earlier this summer. Only thing I have replaced are the wheels. It is an amazing ride - very quick and smooth. Plus I get all kinds of...
08-04-08, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By jungwiar

I guess I should look into if it is legal or not...

I guess I should look into if it is legal or not in Madison, but we have a pretty strong Freecycle "program" going on here so it is fairly common to see people rifling thru stuff on the curb.

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08-03-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 107,224
Posted By jungwiar

Not sure if this should be in the catch of the...

Not sure if this should be in the catch of the day or saved from the dump, but shown below are the two that I saved tonight. One is a 1957 (according to the S-A AW hub) ladies Philips and the other...
08-03-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By jungwiar

Sunday Evening Garbage Find

I spent some quality time last looking at the last ~10 pages of Catch of the Day and feeling very jealous of all of the nice catches people have had in the last few months and woke up motivated to...
07-30-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,687
Posted By jungwiar

My motivation for getting back into riding...

My motivation for getting back into riding was/has been getting my two oldest to ride. My 7 year old is now on a 20" wheel bike and bugging me to let him ride the small-frame Trek Mountain bike that...
07-29-08, 06:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,913
Posted By jungwiar

You guys are making me jealous - I think I missed...

You guys are making me jealous - I think I missed this first year, Japanese LeTour...
http://madison.craigslist.org/bik/774564943.html

Not that I NEED another Schwinn (daily ride is World Sport,...
07-24-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 509
Posted By jungwiar

SRAM i-Light

All-
Looking at dyno-hubs and was curious if anyone has any experience with the SRAM i-Light (D7 model). Have read a bunch of reviews of the Shimano stuff, but am having a tough time finding any...
07-22-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By jungwiar

Hey fthomas (or anyone else for that matter) -...

Hey fthomas (or anyone else for that matter) - can you give an update on your i-Light hub? I am considering getting one, but am having a tough time finding any reviews... Am considering the i-Light...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-08, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,976
Posted By jungwiar

Here is one take on shoes for riding... While I...

Here is one take on shoes for riding... While I like Teva's, I commute with Asics running shoes daily. I never could get used to with clips - too much BMX and mt. biking in my past I guess...
...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,474
Posted By jungwiar

Huh - must be the day for flats. Had my first...

Huh - must be the day for flats. Had my first one in almost a year of commuting. Luckily (maybe not lucky - I had planned for this), had everything I needed to make it a fairly easy change. I am...
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