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08-11-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,702
Posted By tkamd73

2 Columbus stickers on the fork seems a bit...

2 Columbus stickers on the fork seems a bit excessive, I’d remove the gaudy white one just for aesthetics.
Tim
08-08-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,024
Posted By tkamd73

Built this bike just for local stuff, no roads...

Built this bike just for local stuff, no roads posted above 25mph, always within 10mi of my house. No bike ďgearĒ required, whatever I happen to be wearing at the time, get on and go. I find that I...
08-07-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 38,823
Posted By tkamd73

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08-07-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,024
Posted By tkamd73

Specialized S-Works Evade Tim ...

Specialized S-Works Evade
Tim


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08-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,683
Posted By tkamd73

I think eight is enough! Tim

I think eight is enough!
Tim
08-05-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By tkamd73

Pretty Awesome, I like it a lot! Now you have me...

Pretty Awesome, I like it a lot! Now you have me looking at the possibilities with my 84 Supersport. Way to bring back an old Schwinn, you nailed it!
Tim
08-04-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,388
Posted By tkamd73

I don’t get facebook. Tim

I don’t get facebook.
Tim
08-04-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

What about when you slide you hands from the...

What about when you slide you hands from the drops, to the brake levers?
Tim
08-04-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-04-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

Nah, itís the only way I could get the color I...

Nah, itís the only way I could get the color I wanted, dark blue, silver, then medium blue.
Tim ( Maryann fan)
08-04-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

Whose taking it personally? This is what I hate...

Whose taking it personally? This is what I hate about texted conversation, sarcasm and humor are totally lost, do I really have to use a smiley emoji? Is there even a sarcasm emoji? If we were having...
08-04-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

Why are you surprised that top down is favored on...

Why are you surprised that top down is favored on the CV forum, some of us are Luddites here, and proud of it! If your tape job is peeling or slipping, you didn’t do it right, I’ve never even had an...
08-04-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,471
Posted By tkamd73

Always liked the movie Dodgeball, so going with...

Always liked the movie Dodgeball, so going with no rules!
Tim
08-03-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 32,060
Posted By tkamd73

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08-03-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,034
Posted By tkamd73

If the plug is a tight fit a rubber mallet comes...

If the plug is a tight fit a rubber mallet comes in handy. Top down with adhesive tape is a no-brainer, never had it unravel gripping the bars. Prefer a clean look at the top of the bars.
Tim
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08-03-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,876
Posted By tkamd73

I do, but only for the camera function! Tim

I do, but only for the camera function!
Tim
08-02-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,876
Posted By tkamd73

Who cares! No big deal, phone is in saddle bag,...

Who cares! No big deal, phone is in saddle bag, wouldn’t even know if had cell reception.
Tim
08-02-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 789
Posted By tkamd73

You are definitely not, didn’t have to worry...

You are definitely not, didn’t have to worry about saving any original parts though. Built up this 78 Supercourse from a NOS replacement frame, repainted with original decals carried back from...
07-31-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,835
Posted By tkamd73

No, you just need to spend more money! Tim

No, you just need to spend more money!
Tim
07-31-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,683
Posted By tkamd73

Underachiever, you need a go-fund-me page! Tim

Underachiever, you need a go-fund-me page!
Tim
07-31-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By tkamd73

I donít know about best, but not wanting to put...

I donít know about best, but not wanting to put CR18s on a high end bike, I found these on eBay. Pretty happy with them after a couple of hundred miles, and they look right on the bike.
Tim
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07-23-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, just found a new project. Tim

Thanks, just found a new project.
Tim
07-23-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,028
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah, he is a little proud of himself, and...

Yeah, he is a little proud of himself, and justifiably so, but any healthy biker that’s under 73, is one up on him. But honestly, I read the post 5 times and could not detect any political content....
07-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By tkamd73

Nice bike, love the color! Sorry but I don’t...

Nice bike, love the color! Sorry but I don’t think I would powder coat a Paramount. Nothing against pc, but anything short of proper paint and decals just wouldn’t be right on that particular bike. I...
07-20-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By tkamd73

Why Not? Tim

Why Not?
Tim
07-19-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,078
Posted By tkamd73

Your so called condoms in tires, or inner tubes,...

Your so called condoms in tires, or inner tubes, arenít going anywhere in your lifetime or mine, nor our kids. Reliability, simplicity, and economy will always win out. From everything Iíve read, Iíd...
07-18-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,705
Posted By tkamd73

Yes, especially when trying to brake from the...

Yes, especially when trying to brake from the hoods. However, if you take some of the spring tension out of your single pivots they will be almost as good, from the hoods.
Tim
07-18-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,958
Posted By tkamd73

Welcome to the club! Tim

Welcome to the club!
Tim
07-17-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,731
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but I prefer to drive without bikes around...

Sorry, but I prefer to drive without bikes around me, and I prefer to bike without cars around me. I really enjoy both activities, just like to keep them separated.
Obviously doesnít always work out...
07-17-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, I certainly have no issues with the...

Thanks, I certainly have no issues with the quality, appear to be well made hubs, flawless in function.
Tim
07-17-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By tkamd73

Agreed! Tim

Agreed!
Tim
07-17-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By tkamd73

They can’t possibly be, according to Yahoo or...

They can’t possibly be, according to Yahoo or Goggle search Sturmy Archer doesn’t exist, even though it obviously did. Only comes up with Sturmey Archer. Or we just have a spelling issue.
Tim
07-16-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By tkamd73

This is in chapter 10 of my Park Tool School...

This is in chapter 10 of my Park Tool School instructor manual.
Tim

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07-15-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By tkamd73

Still in business, all in Taiwan now, I fear. ...

Still in business, all in Taiwan now, I fear.
Tim
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07-15-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,159
Posted By tkamd73

Better! Tim

Better!
Tim
07-15-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,895
Posted By tkamd73

Well, not eminently inevitable, have pretty much...

Well, not eminently inevitable, have pretty much avoided any flatting issues, since switching all my rides to Gatorskins over 5 years ago, but I’m sure it will happen eventually. But yeah, just have...
07-15-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,895
Posted By tkamd73

Good one, no, but you do have to stop peddling...

Good one, no, but you do have to stop peddling for a spit second.
Tim
07-14-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,895
Posted By tkamd73

Yes it is Church Lady, with a 2 speed kick-back...

Yes it is Church Lady, with a 2 speed kick-back hub.
Tim

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07-14-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,895
Posted By tkamd73

I took a 1971 Schwinn Sports Tourer, and slightly...

I took a 1971 Schwinn Sports Tourer, and slightly modified it.
Tim
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07-13-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By tkamd73

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called...

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called half-hiemers or CRS, ( Can’t Remember **** ), as a solution, I decided to bring just a phone and credit card on all rides from my house, less then 40...
07-12-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By tkamd73

Pretty simple solution, take the brake caliper...

Pretty simple solution, take the brake caliper apart, and detention the spring a bit, I use a vice, but I’m sure there are other ways to do it. Will make your single pivot brakes quite usable from...
07-12-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By tkamd73

Nice find, love the orange, bought a new Sports...

Nice find, love the orange, bought a new Sports Tourer in 72, wish I still had it. A few months ago found a late 71 frame, Had it been the whole bike I probably would have restored it to stock. Frame...
07-10-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By tkamd73

None of my bikes are there. Tim

None of my bikes are there.
Tim
07-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By tkamd73

I have the same frame, just bigger and in red....

I have the same frame, just bigger and in red. Built it up twice, first with a nos 105 (1055) group set, and Campy Omicron rims, second time Dura Ace 7400, with Campy dual pivot calipers, and...
07-09-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,721
Posted By tkamd73

Welcome to the club! Tim

Welcome to the club!
Tim
07-09-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,756
Posted By tkamd73

Kind of the same here, grew up having a Schwinn...

Kind of the same here, grew up having a Schwinn Racer with coaster brakes, forgot about the peddle thing, but it all came back to me this morning, bit of an adjustment to say the least. The guy two...
07-09-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,756
Posted By tkamd73

Thanks, my idea for the removal of the braze-ons...

Thanks, my idea for the removal of the braze-ons and brake arm tab, and I did pick the color, but frame mods and paint, was done by Yellow Jersey. Kick back hub works great, lot of fun to ride. Would...
07-09-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,756
Posted By tkamd73

Me as of now. Thanks to this thread, and...

Me as of now. Thanks to this thread, and specifically a post by AlmostTrick. Based on a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer, frame mods, repaint, decals, and wheel build by Yellow Jersey, in Arlington WI. Only...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,225
Posted By tkamd73

You’ll just have to leave it in the box. The...

You’ll just have to leave it in the box. The minute you pull it out and assemble it, it’s a 375 to 400 dollar bike.
Tim
07-08-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,498
Posted By tkamd73

The chain ring bolts are rusty. Tim

The chain ring bolts are rusty.
Tim
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