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02-01-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 74,088
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Posted By dweenk

Schwinn Super Le Tour in Crisfield MD $65

It is not all original, but $65...
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/crisfield-schwinn-super-le-tour/7584736054.html
01-30-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,317
Posted By dweenk

We had a robbery several years ago - our fault...

We had a robbery several years ago - our fault for forgetting to lock the dead bolt on the front door. We were out of the house for less than 45 minutes and the thief managed to break in and steal a...
01-28-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,220
Posted By dweenk

Several years ago I found a Schwinn Cimarron...

Several years ago I found a Schwinn Cimarron (sans wheels) partially submerged in a creek near our home. I picked it up and brought it home and called the police to see if it had been reported as...
01-25-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By dweenk

Thought I had something for you, but the Miyata...

Thought I had something for you, but the Miyata is 23" or just over 58cm.
01-24-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,234
Posted By dweenk

My wife's 820. 800 series Treks are good bikes. ...

My wife's 820. 800 series Treks are good bikes.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/trek_820_jpg_cd69743447126677406ca5fd8b076428ae497406.jpg
01-24-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 558
Posted By dweenk

Several years ago I answered a request from a...

Several years ago I answered a request from a film maker for a couple of classic bikes from the 1960's. I answered his ad and included two photos - one was a Rollfast cruiser and the other was a...
01-22-23, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^^^ What ALBRT said.

^^^^^^^
What ALBRT said.
01-17-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,398
Posted By dweenk

When a kickstand will do.

When a kickstand will do.
01-17-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By dweenk

I suggest looking here. There's not an exact...

I suggest looking here. There's not an exact match, but something close that can be made closer with an addition of black or white or green. You can find the paint at Micheals or Hobby Lobby. Online,...
01-07-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,410
Posted By dweenk

Raleigh Choppers

Found this article at "The Guardian".
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2023/jan/07/it-was-the-mk2-i-dreamed-of-readers-recall-their-raleigh-chopper-rides
01-02-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By dweenk

I would go with paint. A bit of red primer spray...

I would go with paint. A bit of red primer spray for the rims, and some white brushed on the the sidewalls in random places for the tires. You will of course have to scuff it a bit to make it appear...
12-27-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,594
Views: 586,924
Posted By dweenk

I have an AW with indicator and axle nuts. It is...

I have an AW with indicator and axle nuts. It is currenly attached to a rusty rim, but I could fix that. PM me if you want it.
12-22-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By dweenk

Any Mother treasures her childs drawings, as she...

Any Mother treasures her childs drawings, as she should.
12-17-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,570
Posted By dweenk

Miyata 1000. It's like fusion power - the bike of...

Miyata 1000. It's like fusion power - the bike of the future, and always will be.
12-07-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By dweenk

I find the "rewarding and deepy satisfying"...

I find the "rewarding and deepy satisfying" repetition to be deeply creepy.
12-05-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By dweenk

I hear you. I have more bikes than I can ride,...

I hear you. I have more bikes than I can ride, more projects than I can complete, and other things upon which I need to focus. I am probably going to give away most of them.
12-05-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By dweenk

Tandem in MD

First time on this forum because I don't have a tandem - but I found one for sale on the eastern shore of Maryland and thought someone here may have an interest. It is not my bike....
11-30-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By dweenk

Takes "Wedge" to another dimension.

Takes "Wedge" to another dimension.
11-30-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By dweenk

Sears Reynolds 531

531 frame and fork.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_0011_8045ee58afb01a30831eb415e93e41ec931711bd.jpg...
11-30-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By dweenk

Free Spirit modified to 7 speed IGH. ...

Free Spirit modified to 7 speed IGH.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0555_8748e0fc74a6ff6917aa16fc53ea1e605dc1b1dc.jpg
11-30-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By dweenk

Made in Austria

Here is one.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/sears_3_speed_63dd834002b68641d97b1f75c37702b3edb1714e.jpg
11-26-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By dweenk

If the paint popped or wrinkled, the steel was...

If the paint popped or wrinkled, the steel was likely compromised. I just liked his mojo.
11-24-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By dweenk

Fork Repair

Rivendell had this video in their latest promo email. I thought it was interesting.
https://youtu.be/tpJ1rDGyxBI
11-21-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,686,836
Posted By dweenk

It was Fuji before it was sculpture. Is that a...

It was Fuji before it was sculpture. Is that a Park PCS-1 holding it?
11-19-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,464
Posted By dweenk

How about a 1984 Schwinn High Sierra? ...

How about a 1984 Schwinn High Sierra?
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0084_5066c1de33a5a2a5d8f41fb3df9ecb2de01338d1.jpg
11-17-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By dweenk

I approve of catch and release, but often they...

I approve of catch and release, but often they die. I'm only talking about fish.
11-14-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,059
Posted By dweenk

The stuff cliches were made from.

The stuff cliches were made from.
11-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By dweenk

Looks like it's gone now.

Looks like it's gone now.
11-10-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By dweenk

Free tandem in Maryland

I just posted this on the tandem thread - thought I would spread the news.
https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_iB0YzERqEMaz_06s04Q_600x450.jpg
11-10-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By dweenk

Free tandem in Maryland

I found this on CL. The bike is free.
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/royal-oak-tandem-bike/7555233545.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_iB0YzERqEMaz_06s04Q_600x450.jpg
11-05-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 708,305
Posted By dweenk

Any idea of the exact year? High tensile or...

Any idea of the exact year? High tensile or better tubing?
10-31-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 252,619
Posted By dweenk

That 3-speed hub could also be made by Shimano,...

That 3-speed hub could also be made by Shimano, so that would matter in the adjustment. Can you identify it by a logo or a photo?
10-27-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 633
Posted By dweenk

Schwinn and others built "Sports" frames that had...

Schwinn and others built "Sports" frames that had a single upper down tube that split into two tubes at the junction of the seat tube. Like this....
10-23-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,597
Posted By dweenk

I am frugal, so I would select a SunTour VGT Luxe.

I am frugal, so I would select a SunTour VGT Luxe.
10-23-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By dweenk

Yeah. I posted this one a while back. I think...

Yeah. I posted this one a while back. I think that DelBiker tried to contact the seller and heard crickets.
10-11-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By dweenk

Schwinns Out the Wazoo on DelMarVa

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/sanford-vintage-sears-road-bike/7543565851.html

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/chincoteague-island-free-1977-schwinn/7544402352.html
...
10-11-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By dweenk

Yes, it appears to be posed unless Taylor rode...

Yes, it appears to be posed unless Taylor rode barefoot.
10-06-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By dweenk

Looked like a "Finest", but could it be a...

Looked like a "Finest", but could it be a "Newest"?
10-05-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By dweenk

Schwinn Peloton for little money in Salisbury MD....

Schwinn Peloton for little money in Salisbury MD.
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/salisbury-classic-schwinn-steel-peloton/7540463552.html...
09-30-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,686,836
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^ Yeah, I get it. Hearing crickets on CL ads...

^^^^^ Yeah, I get it. Hearing crickets on CL ads has become normal.
09-30-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,686,836
Posted By dweenk

Reminds me. Were you able to buy that Super Sport...

Reminds me. Were you able to buy that Super Sport SP in Berlin?
09-30-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By dweenk

When you say "shifty bits" are you including all...

When you say "shifty bits" are you including all of the shift and brake clamps & pulleys? I would save wheels/rims in decent shape, Raleigh nuts, good handle bars and grips, good brakes and levers,...
09-29-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By dweenk

What size is the frame? I have a 63 cm in the...

What size is the frame? I have a 63 cm in the same color that I am not going to ride any longer.
09-23-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 852
Posted By dweenk

It may take th patience of Job to do that work....

It may take th patience of Job to do that work. Pastorbob may know something about that.
09-21-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 74,088
Views: 12,045,685
Posted By dweenk

82 Schwinn Super Sport SP

This is in Berlin MD, looks decent.
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/showell-vintage-schwinn/7535357276.html
Includes racks and bags.
09-21-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,530
Posted By dweenk

I didn't buy vintage bikes (other than the 2 my...

I didn't buy vintage bikes (other than the 2 my wife and have owned since 1972) until I built a garage where I could keep them out of the weather, and I was 57 at the time. I was constantly passing...
09-19-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,530
Posted By dweenk

Lately I don't even try to sell a bike. I did...

Lately I don't even try to sell a bike. I did very well a few years ago, selling bikes that I got for cheap from yard sales and CL. It's not like I was making $$ on them, but I was using the profits...
09-13-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By dweenk

I've bought a few cheap sympathy bikes - fixed...

I've bought a few cheap sympathy bikes - fixed major issues - and have passed them on usually by placing a "Free" sign around the top tube and leaning them against a big oak tree near my house on a...
09-09-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By dweenk

I sold that bike some time ago, but here is a...

I sold that bike some time ago, but here is a photo of the type of tape used.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_0075_889af4edb720b60542f04fff4acabc883ff6bb15.jpg
09-08-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By dweenk

A couple of times a month I read about a cyclist...

A couple of times a month I read about a cyclist or pedestrian being killed in DC by a motorist. For cyclists it's nearly always by right turning drivers when the cyclist is moving straight through...
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